The News Quiz. Andy Zaltzman
The News Quiz

The News Quiz

  • Radio panel show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1977 - 2022
  • 1017 episodes (108 series)

A long-running satirical Radio 4 panel show that takes a look at the week's more humorous news stories. Stars Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig, Simon Hoggart, Barry Took, Barry Norman and more.

  • Series 109 to debut in September 2022

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Series 92, Episode 3

Miles Jupp's house guests for his weekly news-based shindig are Andy Hamilton, Andrew Maxwell, Angela Barnes and Susan Calman. This week Theresa May, a certain inauguration party Stateside and the pressing domestic issue of a UK-wide courgette shortage.

Broadcast details

Friday 20th January 2017
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 21st January 2017 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 23rd January 2017 11:00pm
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 24th January 2017 9:00am
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Miles Jupp Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Andy Hamilton Guest
Susan Calman Guest
Andrew Maxwell Guest
Angela Barnes Guest
Neil Sleat Narrator
Writing team
James Kettle Writer
Benjamin Partridge Writer
Madeleine Brettingham Writer
Jenny Laville Writer (Additional Material)
Laura Major Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Morris Producer

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