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 95, Episode 5

Jeremy Hardy, Lucy Porter, Vicki Pepperdine and Hugo Rifkind round-up the week's news. This week China Crisis, This Ole House and Talking Heads (orcas).

Broadcast details

Friday 2nd February 2018
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Thursday 1st February 2018, 19:15 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 3rd February 2018 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 5th February 2018 11:00pm
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 6th February 2018 9:00am
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Miles Jupp Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jeremy Hardy Guest
Hugo Rifkind Guest
Vicki Pepperdine Guest
Lucy Porter Guest
Neil Sleat Narrator
Writing team
Danielle Ward Writer
James Kettle Writer
Clint Edwards Writer
Mike Shephard Writer (Additional Material)
Stephanie Laing Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Morris Producer

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