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 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


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 29th June 2013 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 1st July 2013 11:00pm
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 2nd July 2013 9:00am
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 3rd July 2013 2:00am
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

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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