The News Quiz. Andy Zaltzman
The News Quiz

The News Quiz

  • Radio panel show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1977 - 2024
  • 1084 episodes (114 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 93 - Election Special

Mark Steel, Hugo Rifkind, Rich Hall and Katy Brand join Miles to find the funny in all things general election. Recorded at lunchtime on Friday, the team tackle the small matter of a general election, an intriguing hearing in the USA and an unorthodox lifeguard recruitment drive.

Broadcast details

Friday 9th June 2017
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Friday 9th June 2017, 11:45 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 10th June 2017 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 12th June 2017 11:00pm
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 13th June 2017 9:00am
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Miles Jupp Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Hugo Rifkind Guest
Mark Steel Guest
Katy Brand Guest
Rich Hall Guest
Kathy Clugston Narrator
Writing team
James Kettle Writer
Danielle Ward Writer
Benjamin Partridge Writer
Robin Morgan Writer (Additional Material)
Jenny Laville Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Morris Producer

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