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 - 2020. Stars Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig, Simon Hoggart, Barry Took and others.

Series 104 to begin in January 2021.

Series 84, Episode 1

Sandi Toksvig and Jeremy Hardy are joined by guest panellists Hugo Rifkind, Sara Pascoe and Elis James. Neil Sleat reads the news.

Broadcast details

Friday 6th June 2014
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sandi Toksvig Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jeremy Hardy Guest
Hugo Rifkind Guest
Sara Pascoe Guest
Elis James Guest
Neil Sleat Narrator
Writing team
John-Luke Roberts Writer
Jon Hunter Writer
Jack Bernhardt Writer
Gabby Hutchinson Crouch Writer (Additional Material)
Max Davis Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Lyndsay Fenner Producer

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