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 76, Episode 1

It's Christmas: in the week that Kim Jong-Il died, Sir Gus O'Donnell predicted the breakup of the United Kingdom, and metal theives made off with a priceless sculpture, Radio 4 presents a festive review of the week's news. Sandi Toksvig is joined by Alexei Sayle, Susan Calman, Miles Jupp & Jeremy Hardy.

Broadcast details

Friday 23rd December 2011
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 26th December 2011 11:00pm
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Sandi Toksvig Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jeremy Hardy Guest
Miles Jupp Guest
Susan Calman Guest
Alexei Sayle Guest
Peter Donaldson Narrator
Writing team
Rhodri Crooks Writer
Gareth Gwynn Writer
Andy Wolton Writer
Benjamin Partridge Writer (Additional Material)
Tom Neenan Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Victoria Lloyd Producer

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