The News Quiz. Image shows from L to R: Nish Kumar, Angela Barnes, Andy Zaltzman.

The News Quiz

BBC Radio 4 panel show satirising the week's news. Broadcast, 1977 - 2021. Stars Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig, Simon Hoggart, Barry Took and others.

Returns 1st January at 6:30pm. Episode Guide

Series 81, Episode 1

Sabotage, snooping and Silvio - Sandi Toksvig and the team are back for another series. This episode they discuss everything from undercover policemen to under-the-covers Italians, filibusting senators to phone-busting senility. With Jeremy Hardy, Katy Brand, Miles Jupp and Andrew Maxwell.


Recorded on Thursday 27th June 2013 at the BBC Radio Theatre.

Broadcast details

Friday 28th June 2013
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sandi Toksvig Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jeremy Hardy Guest
Miles Jupp Guest
Katy Brand Guest
Andrew Maxwell Guest
Neil Sleat Narrator
Writing team
Lucy Clarke Writer
Simon Littlefield Writer
Rhodri Crooks Writer
Jessica Fostekew Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Sam Michell Producer

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