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Newswipe With Charlie Brooker

Newswipe With Charlie Brooker

  • TV comedy
  • BBC Four
  • 2009 - 2010
  • 10 episodes (2 series)

Spin-off from hit TV satire Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe, take an irreverent and often despairing look at global TV news coverage. Stars Charlie Brooker, Tim Key and Doug Stanhope.

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Series 1, Episode 1

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Brooker looks at the potty levels the news' obsession with the Credit Crunch has reached. There's an authored piece by Nick Davis about the influence the PR Industry has over the news, a poem by Tim Key and a bucket load more.

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Broadcast details

Wednesday 25th March 2009
BBC Four
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 26th March 2009 11:00pm BBC4
Sunday 29th March 2009 11:15pm BBC4

Cast & crew

Charlie Brooker Host / Presenter
Tim Key Self
Guest cast
Nick Davies Self
Danielle Ward Self
Writing team
Charlie Brooker Writer
Production team
Al Campbell Director
Kufena Coulter Producer
Nick Vaughan Smith Producer
Annabel Jones Executive Producer
Damon Tai Editor
Iain Mitchell Editor
Emlyn Pugh Editor
Liz Harbord Make-up Designer


Newswipe with Charlie Brooker

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Featuring: Charlie Brooker.

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