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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 5

This week - Refugee Regatta, Rogue Royal Landlords, and the fable of The Frog and the Journalist.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 8th March 2023
BBC Radio 4
15 minutes


Show past repeats

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


Cast & crew

Writing team
Jon Holmes Writer
Paul Kearney 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
Alex Buchanan Writer (Additional Material)
Pete Redfern Writer (Additional Material)
Emma Levin Writer (Additional Material)
Alice Bright Writer (Additional Material)
John Upton Writer (Additional Material)
Darren Phillips Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Smith Writer (Additional Material)
Nic Harper Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Jon Holmes Producer

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