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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.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 6

Boris Johnson is turned into the Boy Who Cried Wolf, Donald Trump is mixed up with Derek and Clive, and Rob Brydon is advertising a cruise on a ship affected by the coronavirus.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 12th February 2020
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 16th February 2020 7:15pm Radio 4
Friday 21st February 2020 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 21st February 2020 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 21st February 2020 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 22nd February 2020 5:30am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Writing team
Jon Holmes Writer
Phil Lindsey Writer
Paul Kearney Writer
Davian Dent Writer
Mugger Harris 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)
Alice Gregg Writer (Additional Material)
Matt Harrison Writer (Additional Material)
Imogen Andrews Writer (Additional Material)
Darren Dutton Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Jon Holmes Producer

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