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 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

Cast & crew

Regular cast
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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