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 74, Episode 1

Immigration, Islamophobia, and Intrepid Ducks. Sandi Toksvig hosts in the week that Cameron and Cable were ununified, France was unveiled, and 12 ducklings were unbelievably well looked after. Jack Dee, Fred Macaulay, Susan Calman and Jeremy Hardy make up the illustrious panel.

Broadcast details

Friday 15th April 2011
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 16th April 2011 12:30pm Radio 4
Friday 22nd April 2011 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 22nd April 2011 10:00pm
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Sandi Toksvig Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jeremy Hardy Guest
Fred MacAulay Guest
Susan Calman Guest
Jack Dee Guest
Harriet Cass Narrator
Writing team
Gareth Gwynn Writer
Jon Hunter Writer
James Kettle Writer
Benjamin Partridge Writer (Additional Material)
Andy Wolton Writer (Additional Material)
Celia Pacquola Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Sam Bryant Producer

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