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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 8, Episode 1

This week: SAS Rogue Gas Fitters, Liz Truss is in her Happy Valley, and Dominic Raab channels his inner Gripper Stebson from Grange Hill.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 8th February 2023
BBC Radio 4
15 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 11th February 2023 9:45pm Radio 4


Cast & crew

Writing team
Jon Holmes Writer
Dave Wol Writer
Tony Churnside 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
Pete Redfern Writer (Additional Material)
Ged Parsons Writer (Additional Material)
Alice Bright Writer (Additional Material)
John Upton Writer (Additional Material)
Darren Phillips Writer (Additional Material)
Nicky Roberts Writer (Additional Material)
Duncan Ladkin Writer (Additional Material)
Adrian Fisk Writer (Additional Material)
Uttom Chowdhury Writer (Additional Material)
Nic Harper Writer (Additional Material)
Jessie Fox Writer (Additional Material)
Karl Beecher (as Beecher and Pullar) Writer (Additional Material)
Owen Pullar (as Beecher and Pullar) Writer (Additional Material)
Lewis Brierly Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Jon Holmes Producer

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