The News Quiz. Image shows from L to R: Nish Kumar, Angela Barnes, Andy Zaltzman.

The News Quiz

BBC Radio 4 panel show satirising the week's news. Broadcast, 1977 - 2021. Stars Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig, Simon Hoggart, Barry Took and others.

Returns 1st January at 6:30pm. Episode Guide

Series 71, Episode 1

Debates, Dawkins, and Dumbing down. Sandi Toksvig hosts in the week that the leaders got heated, a volcano got very heated, and Romeo and Juliet learned txt speak. Andy Hamilton, Jeremy Hardy, Francis Wheen and Miles Jupp make up the illustrious panel.

Broadcast details

Friday 16th April 2010
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sandi Toksvig Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jeremy Hardy Guest
Andy Hamilton Guest
Francis Wheen Guest
Miles Jupp Guest
Corrie Corfield Narrator
Writing team
Lucy Clarke Writer
Simon Littlefield Writer
Rhodri Crooks Writer
Jon Hunter Writer (Additional Material)
Elliot Howe Writer (Additional Material)
James Kettle Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Sam Bryant Producer

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