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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 2, Episode 1

We look at the new COVID-19 regulations, how the BBC is dealing with it's comedy being too left-wing by hiring the late Bernard Manning to appear on Mock the Week, Donald Trump dreams that Black Lives Matter goes away, and Nigel Farage is the new star of Baywatch.

Broadcast details

Thursday 17th September 2020
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

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)
Jim Mortleman Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Jon Holmes Producer

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