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The Skewer

The Skewer

  • Radio sketch show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2019 - 2024
  • 90 episodes (11 series)

Topical comedy show from Jon Holmes using Radiophonic Workshop sounds.

  • Returns on Wednesday 10th July on Radio 4 at 11:15pm with Special

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Series 8, Episode 2

This week - a Sturgeon leaps, it's Balloondependence Day, and labour leader Mr Cellophane.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 15th February 2023
BBC Radio 4
15 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 18th February 2023 9:45pm Radio 4


Cast & crew

Writing team
Jon Holmes Writer
Phil Lindsey Writer
Dave Wol Writer
Tony Churnside Writer
Henrik Persson 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
Stuart Pointon Writer (Additional Material)
Alice Bright Writer (Additional Material)
John Upton Writer (Additional Material)
Darren Phillips Writer (Additional Material)
Nicky Roberts Writer (Additional Material)
Alex Burrows Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Smith Writer (Additional Material)
Anna Martin Writer (Additional Material)
Liz Foster Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Jon Holmes Producer

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