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 79, Episode 1

A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Sandi Toksvig. The panellists are Jeremy Hardy, Susan Calman, Samira Ahmed and Nick Doody.

Broadcast details

Friday 21st December 2012
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 22nd December 2012 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 24th December 2012 11:00pm
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 26th December 2012 2:00am
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Sandi Toksvig Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jeremy Hardy Guest
Susan Calman Guest
Nick Doody Guest
Samira Ahmed Guest
Neil Sleat Narrator
Writing team
Lucy Clarke Writer
Simon Littlefield Writer
Rhodri Crooks Writer
Tom Neenan Writer (Additional Material)
Nick Pettigrew Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Lyndsay Fenner Producer

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