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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 3, Episode 3

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.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 27th January 2021
BBC Radio 4
15 minutes

Cast & crew

Writing team
Jon Holmes Writer
Phil Lindsey Writer
Paul Kearney Writer
Dave Wol Writer
Tony Churnside Writer
Gareth Ceredig Writer
Jonathan Cresswell Writer
Nick Bosworth Writer (Additional Material)
Alice Gregg Writer (Additional Material)
Pete Redfern Writer (Additional Material)
Henrik Persson Writer (Additional Material)
Stuart Cooper (as Cooper-Mawhinney-Sweryt) Writer (Additional Material)
Stephen Mawhinney (as Cooper-Mawhinney-Sweryt) Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Sweryt (as Cooper-Mawhinney-Sweryt) Writer (Additional Material)
Daniel Spencer Writer (Additional Material)
Dave Gale Writer (Additional Material)
Jennifer Walker Writer (Additional Material)
Andy Flood Writer (Additional Material)
Haydn Jenkins Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Jon Holmes Producer

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