The News Quiz. Andy Zaltzman
The News Quiz

The News Quiz

  • Radio panel show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1977 - 2024
  • 1059 episodes (113 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 97, Episode 1

The News Quiz. Miles Jupp. Copyright: BBC
Miles Jupp is joined by Mark Steel, Angela Barnes, Helen Lewis and Simon Evans. This week dancing, scallops and energy drinks - but not all necessarily at the same time.

Broadcast details

Friday 31st August 2018
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Thursday 30th August 2018, 19:15 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 1st September 2018 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 3rd September 2018 11:00pm
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 4th September 2018 9:00am
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Miles Jupp Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Mark Steel Guest
Simon Evans Guest
Angela Barnes Guest
Helen Lewis Guest
Neil Sleat Narrator
Writing team
James Kettle Writer
Max Davis Writer
Madeleine Brettingham Writer
Mike Shephard Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Morris Producer

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