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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 7, Episode 2

Jon Holmes's multi-award-winning satire twists itself into all the media noise surrounding the death of HM the Queen.


The episode originally scheduled for 14th September 2022 at 11:15pm was not made, as it was in the week following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 21st September 2022
BBC Radio 4
15 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 17th May 2023 11:15pm Radio 4


Cast & crew

Writing team
Jon Holmes Writer
Phil Lindsey Writer
Paul Kearney Writer
Dave Wol Writer
Tony Churnside Writer
Gareth Ceredig Writer
Henrik Persson Writer
Jennifer Walker Writer
Katie Sayer Writer
David Riffkin Writer
Dan Sweryt (as Cooper-Mawhinney-Sweryt) Writer
Stuart Cooper (as Cooper-Mawhinney-Sweryt) Writer
Stephen Mawhinney (as Cooper-Mawhinney-Sweryt) Writer
Alice Gregg Writer (Additional Material)
Dave Maughan Writer (Additional Material)
Pete Redfern Writer (Additional Material)
Mark Granger Writer (Additional Material)
Ged Parsons Writer (Additional Material)
Stuart Pointon Writer (Additional Material)
Alice Bright Writer (Additional Material)
Alex Burrows Writer (Additional Material)
Adrian Fisk Writer (Additional Material)
Nathalie Antonia Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Jon Holmes Producer

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