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.

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Series 93, Episode 1

It's the first episode of Series 93 of The News Quiz and the whole country is talking about only one thing. And it's not the rise in the urban fox population in Bournemouth... although that does get a mention. With Jeremy Hardy, Helen Lewis, Susan Calman and Andy Hamilton.


Angela Barnes, Andy Parsons and Danny Finkelstein were announced in some early listings as being involved in this episode.

Broadcast details

Friday 21st April 2017
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Miles Jupp Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jeremy Hardy Guest
Andy Hamilton Guest
Susan Calman Guest
Helen Lewis-Hasteley (as Helen Lewis) Guest
Alan Smith Narrator
Writing team
Jon Hunter Writer
James Kettle Writer
Sarah Campbell Writer
Robin Morgan Writer (Additional Material)
Clint Edwards Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Morris Producer

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