The News Quiz. Andy Zaltzman
The News Quiz

The News Quiz

  • Radio panel show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1977 - 2024
  • 1059 episodes (113 series)

A long-running satirical Radio 4 panel show that takes a look at the week's more humorous news stories. Stars Andy Zaltzman, Angela Barnes, Nish Kumar, Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig and more.

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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


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 17th April 2010 12:30pm Radio 4
Sunday 25th April 2010 4:30pm Radio 7

Cast & crew

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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