Week Ending

BBC Radio 4 sketch show built around news headlines. 1132 episodes, 1970 - 1998.

Press Clippings

Week Ending - the lean months

Ged Parsons is a writer for shows such as Dara O'Briain's School of Hard Sums, Alexander Armstrong's Big Ask, Mock The Week, Strictly Come Dancing, The Two Ronnies Sketchbook, and Have I Got News For You. Here, he writes about getting into comedy via open-door policy shows such as the Radio 4 Extra comedy staple, Newsjack, using his own experience of writing on the satirical open-door comedy of its day, Week Ending.

Ged Parsons, BBC Blogs, 18th October 2012

Toppled The Navy Lark as the longest-running comedy. Spitting Image without puppets. For years, Friday bedtime just wasn't the same without it.

Roland White, The Times, 12th April 2009