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The Skewer.

The Skewer

BBC Radio 4 sketch show from Jon Holmes. 25 episodes (pilot + 3 series), 2019 - 2021. Stars Jon Holmes.

Next new episode is on Wednesday at 11:15pm. Series 3, Episode 4
Catch-up on Episode 3 on BBC Sounds

Press Clippings

Radio 4 comedies nominated in BBC Audio Awards 2020

Various Radio 4 comedies have been nominated in the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2020.

British Comedy Guide, 8th January 2021

How to write for Radio 4 show The Skewer

Jon Holmes's extraordinary Radio 4 show The Skewer is back - and, as he explains in this interview, he's always on the lookout for new ideas and new writers. This feature included details on what they're looking for, and how to submit.

British Comedy Guide, 29th September 2020

Chortle Awards 2020 nominees

Bob Mortimer, Greg Davies, Katherine Ryan, Romesh Ranganathan and Tom Allen are amongst the nominees for the Chortle Awards 2020. Jonny Pelham, Jessica Fostekew and Catherine Cohen have two nods.

British Comedy Guide, 27th February 2020

The Skewer was slippery and directionless, with lots of woozily spliced together archive sounds and incongruous topical news clips put together to make people sound silly, but without real bite. It felt disappointingly safe.

Charlotte Runcie, The Telegraph, 26th February 2020

Comedies shortlisted for BBC Audio Awards 2020

Giles Wemmbley-Hogg Goes Off, Mark Steel's In Town, Phil Ellis Is Trying, Phil Wang: Wangsplaining and Suggs: Love Letters To London are amongst the nominees in the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2020.

British Comedy Guide, 19th November 2019