The Skewer.

The Skewer

BBC Radio 4 sketch show from Jon Holmes. 25 episodes (pilot + 3 series), 2019 - 2021. Stars Jon Holmes.

Next new episode is today at 11:15pm. Series 3, Episode 7
Catch-up on Episode 6 on BBC Sounds

Series 3

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Wednesday 13th January 2021

Donald Trump introduces The Purge, the government take part in the BBC's new educational programming, and homophobic reactions to a Cream Egg advert. Surely 2021 can't be worse than 2020?

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Wednesday 20th January 2021

Jacob Rees-Mogg sings a sea shanty, robotic audio problems occur in the House Of Commons, Matt Hancock brings the NHS into The Repair Shop, and Donald Trump prepares for some ultraviolence.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Wednesday 27th January 2021

Priti Patel updates the nation on the government's failings, Boris Johnson is The Tiger Who Came To Eat Free School Meals, Gavin Williamson is Frank Spencer, and on Holocaust Memorial Day we remember the persecution of the Uyghurs in modern day China.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Wednesday 3rd February 2021

Being skewered are the death of Captain Tom Moore and a hard border between Northern Ireland and Eire. We also listen to the new BBC Sounds podcast The White House Poltergeist, a row between Jim Davidson and Piers Morgan, and Boris Johnson stars as Damien in The Omen.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Wednesday 10th February 2021

This week Jackie Weaver takes charge of the Handsforth Parish Jedi Council Meeting, Fawlty Towers welcomes quarantining guests, and Keir Starmer tells an ill-advised joke.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Wednesday 17th February 2021

This week: We're Not Going On A Summer Holiday, and Foghorn Leghorn and Bugs Bunny take on vaccine distribution.

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7. Episode Seven (Next)

NEW EPISODE: Wednesday 24th February 2021 at 11:15pm on Radio 4

A third series of the satirical comedy using remixed footage.

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8. Episode Eight

NEW EPISODE: Wednesday 3rd March 2021 at 11:15pm on Radio 4

A third series of the satirical comedy using remixed footage.

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9. Episode Nine

NEW EPISODE: Wednesday 10th March 2021 at 11:15pm on Radio 4

A third series of the satirical comedy using remixed footage.

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10. Episode Ten

NEW EPISODE: Wednesday 17th March 2021 at 11:15pm on Radio 4

A third series of the satirical comedy using remixed footage.

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11. Episode Eleven

NEW EPISODE: Wednesday 24th March 2021 at 11:15pm on Radio 4

A third series of the satirical comedy using remixed footage.

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12. Episode Twelve

NEW EPISODE: Wednesday 31st March 2021 at 11:15pm on Radio 4

A third series of the satirical comedy using remixed footage.

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