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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 5, Episode 6

This week, a Government dead cat, a partridge in a pear tree, and a par-ty in Number 10. Plus Boris's Christmas (Gas) Lights, and a game of Chinese Tennis.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 8th December 2021
BBC Radio 4
15 minutes

Cast & crew

Writing team
Jon Holmes Writer
Phil Lindsey Writer
Paul Kearney Writer
Davian Dent Writer
Dave Wol Writer
Tony Churnside Writer
Gareth Ceredig Writer
Jennifer Walker Writer
Matt Kenyon Writer
Katie Sayer Writer
Alice Gregg Writer (Additional Material)
Dave Maughan Writer (Additional Material)
David Riffkin Writer (Additional Material)
Peter Tellouche Writer (Additional Material)
Mark Granger 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)
Stuart Pointon Writer (Additional Material)
Alice Bright Writer (Additional Material)
John Upton Writer (Additional Material)
Uttom Chowdhury Writer (Additional Material)
Chris Ballard Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Jon Holmes Producer

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