The News Quiz. Andy Zaltzman
The News Quiz

The News Quiz

  • Radio panel show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1977 - 2022
  • 1026 episodes (109 series)

A long-running satirical Radio 4 panel show that takes a look at the week's more humorous news stories. Stars Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig, Simon Hoggart, Barry Took, Barry Norman and more.

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Series 76, Episode 4

Sandi Toksvig is in the chair as panellists Jeremy Hardy, Sue Perkins, John Finnemore and Simon Munnery examine the funnier aspects of the week's news. Zeb Soanes reads out cuttings sent in by listeners.

Broadcast details

Friday 20th January 2012
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 21st January 2012 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 23rd January 2012 11:00pm
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 24th January 2012 9:00am
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 25th January 2012 2:00am
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Sandi Toksvig Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jeremy Hardy Guest
Sue Perkins Guest
John Finnemore Guest
Simon Munnery Guest
Zeb Soanes Narrator
Writing team
Lucy Clarke Writer
Simon Littlefield Writer
Rhodri Crooks Writer
Andy Wolton Writer (Additional Material)
Jack Bernhardt Writer (Additional Material)
Heather Gilroy Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Victoria Lloyd Producer

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