The News Quiz. Andy Zaltzman
The News Quiz

The News Quiz

  • Radio panel show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1977 - 2024
  • 1084 episodes (114 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 5

Bans, Birthdays and Banks. Sandi Toksvig hosts in the week that injunctions didn't look very super, the Coalition's birthday didn't look very happy, and insurance looked rather unsure. Mark Steel, Sarah Millican, Miles Jupp and Jeremy Hardy make up the illustrious panel.

Broadcast details

Friday 13th May 2011
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 14th May 2011 12:30pm Radio 4
Friday 20th May 2011 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 20th May 2011 10:00pm
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Sandi Toksvig Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jeremy Hardy Guest
Mark Steel Guest
Miles Jupp Guest
Sarah Millican Guest
Corrie Corfield Narrator
Writing team
Simon Littlefield Writer
Rhodri Crooks Writer
John-Luke Roberts Writer
Benjamin Partridge Writer (Additional Material)
Andy Wolton Writer (Additional Material)
Elizabeth Hobbs Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Sam Bryant Producer

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