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 8

Susan Calman, Charlie Higson, Sarah Kendall and Lucy Porter join Miles for the last show in the current series; it's a rollercoaster week of by-elections and pie selections. Strap in everyone.

Broadcast details

Friday 24th February 2017
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 25th February 2017 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 27th February 2017 11:00pm
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 28th February 2017 9:00am
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Miles Jupp Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Susan Calman Guest
Sarah Kendall Guest
Lucy Porter Guest
Charlie Higson Guest
Corrie Corfield Narrator
Writing team
Benjamin Partridge Writer
Madeleine Brettingham Writer
Ahir Shah Writer
Jenny Laville Writer (Additional Material)
Kiri Pritchard-McLean Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Morris Producer

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