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The Skewer

The Skewer

  • Radio sketch show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2019 - 2024
  • 89 episodes (11 series)

Topical comedy show from Jon Holmes using Radiophonic Workshop sounds.

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Series 1, Episode 1

Skewered in this opening episode are Ricky Gervais at the Golden Globes, some growing tensions in Iran and Donald Trump on his knowledge of windmills.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 8th January 2020
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 12th January 2020 7:15pm Radio 4
Friday 17th January 2020 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 17th January 2020 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 17th January 2020 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 18th January 2020 5:30am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Writing team
Jon Holmes Writer
Phil Lindsey Writer
Paul Kearney Writer
Davian Dent Writer
Dave Wol Writer
Ash Williamson Writer
Tony Churnside Writer
Beth Granville Writer (Additional Material)
Mike Gilyatt Writer (Additional Material)
Nick Bosworth Writer (Additional Material)
Gareth Ceredig Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Jon Holmes Producer

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