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 - Highlights Special

Compilation of the best bits of The News Quiz from 2012, presented by Sandi Toksvig.

Broadcast details

Friday 28th December 2012
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 29th December 2012 12:30pm Radio 4
Tuesday 1st January 2013 12:00am
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 1st January 2013 9:00pm
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 2nd January 2013 4:00am
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Sandi Toksvig Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jeremy Hardy Guest
Andy Hamilton Guest
Francis Wheen Guest
Hugo Rifkind Guest
Mark Steel Guest
Phill Jupitus Guest
Fred MacAulay Guest
Kevin Day Guest
Rory Bremner Guest
Susan Calman Guest
Sarah Millican Guest
Rebecca Front Guest
Francesca Martinez Guest
Bob Mills Guest
Roisin Conaty Guest
Bridget Christie Guest
Rick Wakeman Guest
Justin Moorhouse Guest
Michael Deacon Guest
Harriet Cass Narrator
Charlotte Green Narrator
Corrie Corfield Narrator
Neil Sleat Narrator
Vaughan Savidge Narrator
Writing team
Lucy Clarke Writer
Simon Littlefield Writer
Rhodri Crooks Writer
John-Luke Roberts Writer
Gareth Gwynn Writer
Jon Hunter Writer
James Kettle Writer
Carl Carter Writer
Andy Wolton Writer
Benjamin Partridge Writer
Jack Bernhardt Writer
Tom Neenan Writer

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