The News Quiz - 26th January
Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4
by BBC Radio 4
1w ago
Andy Zaltzman quizzes the news. Providing all the answers are Lucy Porter, Geoff Norcott, Alasdair Beckett-King, and Cindy Yu. In this episode Andy and the panel address the issue of BBC bias after upsetting a minister with last week's show, try and figure out exactly what Keir Starmer stands for, and ask the question... who is ready for war? Written by Andy Zaltzman With additional material by: Cody Dahler, Mike Shephard, and Meryl O'Rourke Producer: Sam Holmes Executive Producer: James Robinson Production Coordinator: Sarah Nicholls Sound Editor: Marc Willcox A BBC Studios Production for Rad ..read more
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The News Quiz - 19th January
Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4
by BBC Radio 4
2w ago
Andy Zaltzman quizzes news from Swansea this week. Providing all the answers are Lucy Porter, Robin Morgan, Tadiwa Mahlunge, and Ayesha Hazarika. In this episode Andy and the panel have a look at some broken geopolitical New Year's resolutions and how life seemingly both began and is now struggling in Wales. Written by Andy Zaltzman With additional material by: Cody Dahler, Cameron Loxdale, and Callum Jones Producer: Sam Holmes Executive Producer: James Robinson Production Coordinator: Sarah Nicholls Sound Editor: Marc Willcox A BBC Studios Production for Radio 4 ..read more
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The News Quiz - 12th January
Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4
by BBC Radio 4
3w ago
Topical panel quiz show, taking its questions from the week's news stories ..read more
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Dead Ringers - 29th December
Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4
by BBC Radio 4
1M ago
Jon Culshaw and Jan Ravens join Bill Dare, the long time producer and creator of Dead Ringers, to look back at the last ten years of the programme on Radio 4. Their focus is party leaders – the ones they most want to remember. We’ll hear a selection of the funniest party leader sketches going back to 2014 when Dead Ringers returned to radio and David Cameron vs Ed Miliband was the main show in town. Jon, Jan and Bill will whizz through the next decade giving us a behind the scenes glimpse of how party leaders across the spectrum were portrayed on the show. Produced and created by Bill Dare A B ..read more
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Dead Ringers - 22nd December
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by BBC Radio 4
1M ago
Topical satire, featuring all the people you’d least like to have Christmas dinner with. There are debut appearances from Baroness Mone, Katherine Jenkins and the new Doctor Who, Ncuti Gatwa. Sunak and King Charles give their end of year speeches, and there is a surprise guest on Naked Attraction. This episode was written by: Nev Fountain & Tom Jamieson, Laurence Howarth, Ed Amsden & Tom Coles, Edward Tew, Robert Darke, Rachel E Thorn, Joe Topping, Alex Bertullis-Fernandes and Chris Donovan. Performed by Jon Culshaw, Lewis MacLeod, Jan Ravens, Jess Robinson and Duncan Wisbey. Produced ..read more
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Dead Ringers - 15th December
Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4
by BBC Radio 4
1M ago
Topical comedy as everyone's favourite impressions show returns... with a festive twist. This episode features the Rwanda migrant crisis, Tory factionalism, Sir Kier Starmer’s latest policy and troubling times for The Wombles. This week's impressionists are Jon Culshaw, Lewis MacLeod, Jan Ravens, Jess Robinson and Duncan Wisbey. This episode was written by: Nev Fountain & Tom Jamieson, Laurence Howarth, Ed Amsden & Tom Coles, Edward Tew, Robert Darke, Peter Tellouche, , Sophie Dickson, Rachel E Thorn and Jo Topping. Sound Design for the series by Rich Evans Produced and created by Bill ..read more
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The News Quiz - 5th January
Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4
by BBC Radio 4
2M ago
A look back on some of the best bits of News Quizzing from 2023 In this compilation episode Andy Zaltzman casts his satirical eye over the highs and lows of the year, in which the UK managed to hold of a Prime Minister for more than a year (well done us), The Economy moved about as erratically as a paper plane in a snow storm, and there were some events in the Middle East that made doing a light-hearted topical news show a bit of a challenge at times... Hosted and written by Andy Zaltzman. Producer: Sam Holmes Executive Producer: James Robinson Production Coordinator: Jodie Charman A BBC Studi ..read more
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The Now Show - 8th December
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by BBC Radio 4
2M ago
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches. Featuring Geoff Norcott looking in the proposal of a Minister for Men, Harriet Kemsley on Kim Jong Un's pleas to North Korea, and an original song from Peter Rugman. The show was written by the cast with additional material from Adrian Gray, Miranda Holms, Rajiv Karia, Cameron Loxdale and Laura Major. Voice Actors: Daniel Barker and Chiara Goldsmith. Producer: Rajiv Karia Production Coordinator: Katie Baum A BBC Studios Production for Radio 4 ..read more
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The Now Show - 1st December
Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4
by BBC Radio 4
2M ago
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches. They're joined by David Eagle unpacking the Advent, Jessica Fostekew looking into the repeal of the New Zealand smoking ban, and an original song from Archie Henderson, performed with Becky CJ. The show was written by the cast with additional material from Alex Garrick-Wright, Jade Gebbie, Rhiannon Shaw, Miranda Holms and Cody Dahler. Voice Actors: Jason Forbes and Lola-Rose Maxwell. Producer: Rajiv Karia Production Coordinator: Katie Baum A BBC Studios Production for Radio 4 ..read more
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The Now Show - 24th November
Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4
by BBC Radio 4
2M ago
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches. They're joined by Ria Lina looking into changes in the NHS, Fin Taylor on the Royals, and with an original song from Ed MacArthur. The show was written by the cast with additional material from Rachel E Thorn, Aidan Fitzmaurice, Joe Bates and Cody Dahler. Voice Actors: Joz Norris and Gemma Arrowsmith. Producer: Rajiv Karia Production Coordinator: Katie Baum A BBC Studios Production for Radio 4 ..read more
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