Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4

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 Jun 6, 2020

Another licence fee payer
 Mar 1, 2020
Left wing whining. In my opinion NK has now proved he's as crap a presenter as he is a stand up 'comic'. Happy to note NK has gone! Hooray!!


 Feb 23, 2020

Paul
 Feb 2, 2020
Yeh!

Jack
 Jan 11, 2020
would be more fun if the downloads were reliable. I keep getting "URL not found".

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Download the best satirical comedy from Radio 4, every Friday. Features The News Quiz, The Now Show and Dead Ringers.

Episode Date
Dead Ringers, Series 20, Episode 4
1724
We hear from Leicester’s oldest resident about the lockdown restrictions, the real reasons for the Covid19 outbreaks in meat factories, and a former Prime Minister performs in Alan Bennett’s latest Talking Head. Starring: Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis MacLeod, Duncan Wisbey and Debra Stephenson. Written by Nev Fountain & Tom Jamieson, Laurence Howarth, Ed Amsden & Tom Coles, Alex Hardy, James Bugg, Simon Alcock, Gareth Ceredig, Athena Kugblenu, Kate Lipson and Sophie Dixon. Producer Bill Dare A BBC Studios Production
Jul 03, 2020
Dead Ringers - Series 20 Episode 3
1674
As lock down eases the team look at important issues such as the possibility of next wave, the test and trace system, and how one of the most famous scenes in comedy would work in a Covid-secure environment. Starring: Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis MacLeod, Duncan Wisbey and Debra Stephenson. Written by Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain, Ed Amsden and Tom Coles, Sarah Campbell, James Bugg, Simon Alcock and others. Producer Bill Dare A BBC Studios Production
Jun 26, 2020
Dead Ringers, Series 20, Episode 2
1698
Social bubbles, social distancing, Covid 19, R numbers, it’s all a lot to comprehend, but the big questions for the team is how Michael Portillo will cope with wearing a mask on Great British Railway Journeys? There’s a special guest appearance alongside Bad Boris: Bad Winston Churchill, and Priti Patel introduces her new head of track and trace. Starring: Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis MacLeod, Duncan Wisbey and Debra Stephenson. Written by Nev Fountain & Tom Jamieson, Laurence Howarth, Ed Amsden & Tom Coles, Sarah Campbell, James Bugg, Simon Alcock, Cody Dahler, Jane Mccutcheon, Vivienne Riddoch, Gareth Cederic, Jeffrey Aidoo, Charlie Dinkin, Paige Wilson, Zoe Brown, Aidan Fitzmaurice and Cassie smith Producer Bill Dare A BBC Studios Production
Jun 19, 2020
Dead Ringers, Series 20, Episode 1, Starring: Jon Culshaw, Lewis Macleod, Jan Ravens, Debra Stephenson and Duncan Wisbey
1650
This episode looks back at the key moments since the pandemic began, with a special maths lesson from Matt Hancock, a fight between Good and Bad Boris about when lockdown should start, a secret recording of Dominic Cummings and an outtake from Normal People. Sir Kier Starmer makes his Dead Ringers debut. Starring: Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis MacLeod, Duncan Wisbey and Debra Stephenson. Written by Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain, Ed Amsden and Tom Coles, Sarah Campbell, James Bugg, Simon Alcock and others. Producer Bill Dare A BBC Studios Production
Jun 12, 2020
Introducing You'll Do
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Comedians and real-life couple Catherine Bohart and Sarah Keyworth bring highlights from their podcast that asks what makes relationships work. Forget the idealised romance of Hollywood movies, relationships are complex and unpredictable. And someone they're just really, really hard. You'll Do celebrates the nitty gritty, the ups and the downs, and the peculiarities of building a life with other people. Subscribe now and discover how the likes of Nish Kumar, Deborah Frances-White, Joe Lycett and Jayde Adams continue to say yeah... you'll do. A Whistledown Production for BBC Radio 4.
Jun 09, 2020
NEWS QUIZ: Protests, Social Bubbles and the Smell of Pubs
1777
Angela Barnes welcomes Jen Brister, Sophie Duker, Lucy Porter and Hugo Rifkind.
Jun 05, 2020
NEWS QUIZ: Castles, Twitter and Furloughed Horses
1749
Angela Barnes welcomes Professor Anand Menon, Lucy Porter, Neil Delamere and Zoe Lyons.
May 29, 2020
NEWS QUIZ: Immigration, Bank Holidays and Emojis
1765
Angela Barnes welcomes Darren Harriott, Daniel Finkelstein, Jess Fostekew and Helen Lewis
May 22, 2020
NEWS QUIZ: Mixed Messages, Death Stars and Teenage Dogs
1707
Angela Barnes welcomes Helen Lewis, Andrew Maxwell, Sindhu Vee and Andy Zaltzman.
May 15, 2020
NEWS QUIZ: Climate Change, Brexit and Swedish Trotting
1833
Angela Barnes welcomes Helen Lewis, Andy Parsons, Kerry Godliman and Simon Evans.
May 08, 2020
NEWS QUIZ: Tracking Apps, Babies and Kim Jong-un
1837
Angela welcomes Michael Deacon, Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Suzi Ruffell and Andy Zaltzman.
May 01, 2020
NEWS QUIZ: Protests, Satellites and Electric Cars
1780
Angela Barnes welcomes Tom Allen, Sophie Duker, Lucy Porter and Hugo Rifkind.
Apr 24, 2020
NEWS QUIZ: Conspiracies, Weddings, a Long Walk and Some Moos
1764
Angela Barnes welcomes Helen Lewis, Mark Steel, Desiree Burch and Kerry Godliman.
Apr 17, 2020
The Now Show - 10th April ft Zoe Lyons, Scott Bennett and Jess Robinson
1752
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis get to grips with the continuing COVID-19 lock-down and disruption with sketches and guests. In the last of the current series, Zoe Lyons tries to gets things done, Scott Bennett speaks to us from his shed, and Jess Robinson invokes her blitz spirit. Also featuring George Fouracres and Gemma Arrowsmith. Song written and arranged by Jess Robinson and Alex Silverman. Written by the cast, with additional material from Catherine Brinkworth, Gareth Gwynn, Alex Kealy and Simon Alcock. Production Co-Ordinator: Caroline Barlow Engineer and Editor: David Thomas Producer: Adnan Ahmed A BBC Studios Production
Apr 10, 2020
The Now Show - 3rd April - ft Geoff Norcott, Robin Morgan and more...
1732
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis get to grips with the continuing COVID-19 lock-down and disruption with sketches and guests. With comedians Geoff Norcott and Robin Morgan plus music from Tim Sutton and Sooz Kempner. Additional voices from Luke Kempner and Gemma Arrowsmith. Written by the cast, with additional material from Mike Shepherd, Laura Major, Donald Alexander and Charlie Dinkin. Producer: Adnan Ahmed A BBC Studios Production
Apr 03, 2020
The Now Show - 27th March 2020 - ft Ellie Taylor, Kai Samra and Dominic Frisby
1754
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis get to grips with the continuing COVID-19 lock-down and disruption with sketches and guests With comedians Ellie Taylor, Kai Samra, and Dominic Frisby. Written by the cast, with additional material from Jenny Laville, Robin Morgan, Hannah Fairweather and Simon Alcock Producer Julia McKenzie A BBC Studios Production
Mar 27, 2020
The Now Show - 20th March 2020 - ft Rosie Jones, Andy Zaltzman and Gemma Arrowsmith
1673
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical sketches and chat, we don't have an audience but we do have stand-ups Rosie Jones and Andy Zaltzman (who will probably sit down for this one) and Gemma Arrowsmith. Caution: May contain humorous content about the Coronavirus. Written by the cast, with additional material from Gareth Gwynn, Katie Storey, Charlie Dinkin and Mo Omar. Producer: Julia McKenzie A BBC Studios Production
Mar 20, 2020
The Now Show - 13th March 2020 - ft Chris McCausland, Sara Barron and Huge Davies...
1717
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches Join The Now Show team with their unique take on the week's events. Chris McCausland visits A Quiet Place, Sara Barron is in splendid isolation and Huge Davies washes his hands of it all... Additional voices by Gemma Arrowsmith Written by the cast, with additional material from Catherine Brinkworth, Jon Hunter, Aidan Fitzmaurice and Simon Alcock Producer: Adnan Ahmed A BBC Studios Production
Mar 13, 2020
The Now Show - 6th March - ft Lucy Porter, Darren Harriott and Rachel Parris
1733
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches This week we tackle the news from the UK and look further afield at Super Tuesday – Lucy Porter snoops on her shopping and Darren Harriott explores his environmental credentials. With music from Rachel Parris and additional voices from Joe Barnes… Written by the cast, with additional material from Laura Major, Liam Bierne, Helena Langdon and Charlie Dinkin Producer: Adnan Ahmed A BBC Studios Production
Mar 06, 2020
News Quiz: Contagion, Chlorination, Aviation and Mispronunciation
1726
Nish Kumar welcomes Angela Barnes, Catherine Bohart, Andy Zaltzman and Paul Sinha.
Feb 28, 2020
News Quiz: Immigration, Inundation, Resignation, Nomination and Incubation
1736
Nish welcomes Desiree Burch, Sindhu Vee, Neil Delamere and journalist Danny Finkelstein.
Feb 21, 2020
News Quiz: Immigration, Inundation, Resignation, Nomination and Incubation
1736
Nish Kumar welcomes Desiree Burch, Sindhu Vee, Neil Delamere and Danny Finkelstein.
Feb 21, 2020
News Quiz: Everybody's Shuffling!
1738
Nish is joined this week by Kerry Godliman, Fern Brady, Andy Zaltzman and Elis James.
Feb 14, 2020
News Quiz: Trump's dream week, petrolheads and dangerous lost property
1749
Andrew Maxwell, Zoe Lyons, Daily Telegraph journalist Michael Deacon and stand-up comedian Sophie Duker join Nish this week. On the menu this week: non-impeachment, a kerfuffle of Iowans, a blow for petrolheads and some dangerous lost property. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios Production
Feb 07, 2020
News Quiz ep4 31st January 2020
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Andy Zaltzman, Geoff Norcott, Suzi Ruffell and Professor Anand Menon join Nish Kumar this week. The team marks Brexit Day with all the latest on the Big Ben bongs and the story of some misplaced life-savings. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios Production
Jan 31, 2020
Davos, HS2 and Emotional Comfort Animals
1700
Nish is joined by Kerry Godliman, Angela Barnes, Justin Moorhouse and Isabel Hardman.
Jan 24, 2020
News Quiz host Nish Kumar and the panel take a look at this week's news
1719
Nish is joined by Rachel Parris, Rosie Jones, Ahir Shah and journalist Hugo Rifkind.
Jan 17, 2020
Nish Kumar is the host for the new series of the News Quiz
1721
Nish is joined by Helen Lewis, and comedians Alun Cochrane, Lucy Porter and Mark Steel.
Jan 10, 2020
News Quiz Best of 2019 - 3rd Jan 2020
1660
Nish Kumar starts the year with a look back at the best bits of News Quiz in 2019. A review of a busy year of hypothetical ferry companies, not dying in ditches and some musical chairs in the News Quiz hot seat too. Written by Catherine Brinkworth Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios Production
Jan 04, 2020
Dead Ringers - Decade Special
1743
A special show looking back at the highs and lows of the decade and the unforgettable characters that populated it. Starring Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis McLeod, Duncan Wisbey and Deborah Stevenson. The writing team for the series: Tom Jamieson & Nev Fountain, Laurence Howarth, Sarah Campbell, Ed Amsden & Tom Coles, James Bugg, Sara Gibbs, Simon Alcock, Alex Hardy and others. Producer: Bill Dare A BBC Studios Production
Dec 27, 2019
Dead Ringers 20th December 2019
1733
With the nation still coming to grips with the election results, the team bring you in-depth analysis, the political comment and a joke about Christmas. Staring Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis McLeod, Duncan Wisbey, Deborah Stevenson. The writing team for the series: Tom Jamieson & Nev Fountain, Laurence Howarth, Sarah Campbell, Ed Amsden & Tom Coles, James Bugg, Sara Gibbs, Simon Alcock, Alex Hardy and others. Producer: Bill Dare A BBC Studios Production
Dec 20, 2019
Dead Ringers - The Election Special
1727
With each sketch being written within moments of the results, this promises to be the most up-to-the-minute show in the programme’s history. Recorded at lunchtime and edited in the afternoon, every twist, turn and embarrassing face-saving platitude will be examined. Staring Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis McLeod, Duncan Wisbey, Deborah Stevenson. The writing team for the series: Tom Jamieson & Nev Fountain, Laurence Howarth, Sarah Campbell, Ed Amsden & Tom Coles, James Bugg, Sara Gibbs, Simon Alcock, Alex Hardy and others. Producer: Bill Dare A BBC Studios Production
Dec 13, 2019
The Now Show - Series 55 Episode 7
1774
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Dec 06, 2019
The Now Show - Series 55 Episode 6
1720
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Nov 29, 2019
The Now Show - Series 55 Episode 5
1700
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Nov 22, 2019
The Now Show - Series 55 Episode 4
1775
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Nov 15, 2019
The Now Show - Series 55 Episode 3
1719
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Nov 08, 2019
The Now Show - Series 55 Episode 2
1733
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Nov 01, 2019
The Now Show - Series 55 Episode 1
1760
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Oct 25, 2019
The News Quiz ep8 - Fri 18th Oct 2019
1731
A satirical review of the week's news with guest host Nish Kumar Nish is joined by Mark Steel, Hugo Rifkind, Sindhu Vee and US stand-up, Sara Barron. The excitement mounts ahead of Super Saturday and there's podium-based news from across the pond. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios Production
Oct 18, 2019
The News Quiz Episode 7 - Friday 11th October
1747
Guest host Phil Wang is joined by Andrew Maxwell, Suzi Ruffell, Ayesha Hazarika and Ivo Graham. A week of politicking, protests and mutiny on the Fjords! Writing team: Pierre Novellie, Benjamin Partridge, Robin Morgan, Rob Oldham and Kat Sadler. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios Production
Oct 11, 2019
The News Quiz Friday 4th October 2019
1736
This week, guest host Andy Zaltzman is joined by Angela Barnes, Zoe Lyons, Danny Finkelstein and Lloyd Langford. A do in Manchester and a deal in Brussels? Writing team: Alice Fraser, Benjamin Partridge and Mike Shephard with additional material by Catherine Brinkworth and Alex Kealy. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios Production
Oct 04, 2019
The News Quiz - Friday 27th September
1727
Guest host Kiri Pritchard-McLean is joined by Hugo Rifkind, Neil Delamere, Kerry Godliman and Darren Harriott. Another Supremely busy week also featuring a postcard from the seaside and a rogue walrus. Writing team: Madeleine Brettingham, Jenny Laville, Katie Storey, Kat Sadler and Esyllt Sears. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios Production
Sep 27, 2019
News Quiz: 100 seconds of cuttings from 100 series
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To mark our 100th series, we present 100 seconds of cuttings from down the years
Sep 26, 2019
News Quiz 20th September 2019
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Guest host Andrew Maxwell is joined by Lucy Porter, Helen Lewis, Lloyd Langford and Alun Cochrane. This week some Supremely relevant interventions from Finland and Luxembourg as well as a rare chance to hear some news-based Green Day. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios Production
Sep 20, 2019
The News Quiz Fri 13th September 2019
1769
This week's guest host is Patrick Kielty and he's joined by Francis Wheen, Susan Calman, Felicity Ward and Glenn Moore. It's last orderrr orderrrrs this week with some other news about an allegedly not fast but furious man. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios Production
Sep 13, 2019
The News Quiz 6th September 2019
1730
Joining Angela Barnes to dissect the latest political machinations are Hugo Rifkind, Kerry Godliman, Simon Evans and Jessica Fostekew. Boris Johnson's busy week of comings (new dog) and goings (his brother) plus some welcome light relief from Flirty the Emotional Support Horse. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios Production Photo credit: Edward Moore @edshots
Sep 06, 2019
The News Quiz 30th August 2019
1722
Zoe Lyons is the first guest host in the chair for series 100 of the long-running satirical quiz. She is joined to chew over news stories big and small by Andy Hamilton, Katy Brand, Helen Lewis and Geoff Norcott. A quiet week to start the series as Parliament is prorogued, the Amazon is on fire and seagulls attack. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios Production
Aug 30, 2019
The Now Show - Edinburgh Festival Fringe Special
1720
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Aug 23, 2019
Lobby Land - Ep 5 - Cometh the Power
1721
Sam and Mia have been nominated for journalism awards at the prestigious DONCASTAs. But has Sam got a bigger decision to make? Starring Yasmine Akram as Sam, Charlie Higson as Tom, Cariad Lloyd as Mia, Dan Tetsell as Gideon, Daniel Lawrence Taylor as Nath, and Joe Da Costa as Marcus. Written by Jon Harvey, Christopher Davies and Sarah Dempster With additional material by Laura Major Produced by Jon Harvey A Naked production for BBC Radio 4
Aug 16, 2019
Lobby Land - Ep 4 - Sideways Moves
1727
Tom Shriver MP decides the time is right to reap the benefits of a cash-in memoir, and Sam wants a piece of the action. But is there more to their relationship than meets the eye? Starring Yasmine Akram, Charlie Higson, Cariad Lloyd, Dan Tetsell and Daniel Lawrence Taylor. Written by Jon Harvey, Christopher Davies and Sarah Dempster. Produced by Jon Harvey A Naked production for BBC Radio 4
Aug 09, 2019
Lobby Land - Ep 3 - Brecon Bad
1724
Sam heads to Wales to cover the fallout from the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election, giving Mia the worst birthday of her life. Starring Yasmine Akram, Charlie Higson, Cariad Lloyd, Dan Tetsell and Daniel Lawrence Taylor. Written by Jon Harvey, Christopher Davies and Sarah Dempster Produced by Jon Harvey A Naked production for BBC Radio 4
Aug 02, 2019
Lobby Land - Ep 2 - Risky Business
1727
As Boris enters Number 10 and Britain melts in a heat-wave, the Hot Takes journalists follow the only reasonable course of action - hole up at home and turn off the news. Can the peace last? Starring Yasmine Akram, Charlie Higson, Cariad Lloyd, Dan Tetsell and Daniel Lawrence Taylor. Written by Jon Harvey, Christopher Davies and Sarah Dempster With additional material by Laura Major and Dan Tetsell Produced by Jon Harvey A Naked production for BBC Radio 4
Jul 26, 2019
Lobby Land - Ep 1 - Vis-à-Vis
1730
Topical sitcom following life in Westminster through the eyes of Sam Peakes, a young political editor at a clickbait website, as she tries to make sense of the madness engulfing British politics. Starring Yasmine Akram, Charlie Higson, Cariad Lloyd, Dan Tetsell and Daniel Lawrence Taylor. Cast: Sam Peakes: Yasmine Akram Tom Shriver MP: Charlie Higson Mia Phillips: Cariad Lloyd Gideon Burnside: Dan Tetsell Nathan Edmonds: Daniel Lawrence Taylor Written by Jon Harvey, Sarah Dempster and Christopher Davies With additional material by Laura Major Production Co-Ordinator: Tam Shilham Script Editor: Dan Tetsell Executive Producer: Lucy Armitage Editor: Jerry Peal Producer: Jon Harvey A Naked production for BBC Radio 4
Jul 19, 2019
Dead Ringers
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Louis Theroux investigates a strange cult.
Jul 12, 2019
Dead Ringers
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This episode contains a clip from Jeremy Corbyn's new Cardio Workout Video.
Jul 05, 2019
Dead Ringers
1712
Boris Johnson's safe word is revealed. Topical satire.
Jun 28, 2019
Dead Ringers
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Labour Deputy Leader Tom Watson makes his first appearance and Rory Stuart his last?
Jun 21, 2019
Dead Ringers
1747
Topical satire. All the cast of the Tory leadership election make an appearance, even that one no one's heard of.
Jun 14, 2019
Dead Ringers
1746
Trump, Tory leadership election and an unexpected episode of Line of Duty.
Jun 07, 2019
The News Quiz 31 May 2019
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Last in the series. Miles Jupp is joined for his final News Quiz in the big chair by panellists Hugo Rifkind, Lucy Porter, Zoe Lyons & Simon Evans to talk about the Conservative Leadership race, Alistair Campbell being expelled from the Labour Party, and WH Smith being the best at being the worst. David Gower reads the news. Produced by Victoria Lloyd A BBC Studios Production
May 31, 2019
The News Quiz 24 May 2019
1724
Miles Jupp returns with another episode of Radio 4's most topical of panel games. It was the week Theresa May resigned, Nigel Farage was covered in milkshake and those bastions of Britishness - British Steel and Jamie's Italian - hit the skids. Guests this week are Frankie Boyle, Jen Brister, Helen Lewis and Mark Steel. Susan Rae reads the news. Produced by Victoria Lloyd A BBC Studios Production
May 24, 2019
The News Quiz 17 May 2019
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Satirical panel show looking back at the week's news in the week that Theresa May almost definitely agreed to step down as Prime Minister, Donald Trump declared a State of Emergency over Huawei and Alabama voted to outlaw abortion in almost every circumstance. The wonderfully salty Miles Jupp is joined by broadcaster Julia Hartley Brewer and comedians Fred Macaulay, Neil Delamere and Geoff Norcott. Caroline Nicholls reads the news. Produced by Victoria Lloyd A BBC Studios Production
May 17, 2019
The News Quiz 10 May 2019
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A satirical look back at what's been happening in the news this week including stories about the EU Election, the birth of Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, and the fall in the number of GPs working in the UK. Miles Jupp is joined by Bugler Andy Zaltzman, stand up Desiree Burch and star of The Mash Report Rachel Parris. Alan Smith reads the news. Produced by Victoria Lloyd A BBC Studios Production.
May 10, 2019
The News Quiz 3 May 2019
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Cabinet Leaks, Corbyn commits to staying non-commital, and Camden Council bans Ice Cream Vans. It must be a Bank Holiday News Quiz. The lovely Miles Jupp is joined for a ramble through the week's news with comedians Angela Barnes, Kerry Godliman and Kemah Bob, and Theresa May's former PR advisor Katie Perrior. Neil Sleat reads the news. Produced by Victoria Lloyd A BBC Studios Production
May 03, 2019
The News Quiz 26 Apr 2019
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Among the stories this week - a round up of the candidates announced so far in a crowded EU Election field; activist Greta Thunberg's visit to the UK in support of the Extinction Rebellion protests; and the risk of spying as Chinese telecom company Huawei are invited to work on 5g provision in the UK. Miles Jupp is joined by Mark Steel, comedians Ellie Taylor and Andy Zaltzman, and former advisor to Gordon Brown, Ayesha Hazarika. Alan Smith reads the news. Produced by Victoria Lloyd A BBC Studios Production
Apr 26, 2019
The News Quiz 19 Apr 2019
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The fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, the threat of a Measles outbreak and the Extinction Rebellion protests are among the stories covered in this week's News Quiz. Host Miles Jupp is joined by Zoe Lyons, John Robins, Hugo Rifkind & Danielle Ward for Radio 4's long-running topical quiz. Zeb Soanes reads the news. The chair's script was written by Madeleine Brettingham, Lucy Clarke and Laura Major, with additional material by Catherine Brinkworth, Kat Sadler and Esyllt Sears. Produced by Victoria Lloyd A BBC Studios Production
Apr 19, 2019
The News Quiz 12 Apr 2019
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Miles Jupp and the team are back for series 99 of the long running topical panel show. And what a time it is to be a topical comedian, with Brexit finally sorted, and the political landscape wide open again, we can joke about all sorts of things. Or maybe not. The arrest of Julian Assange, the Brexit flextension and Peppa Pig are under the magnifying glass this week. Miles' guests in the opening episode are New Statesman journalist Helen Lewis, comedians Alun Cochrane and Desiree Burch, and writer and broadcaster Andy Hamilton. Produced by Victoria Lloyd A BBC Studios Production
Apr 12, 2019
The Now Show - 5th April
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For the final show this series, Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches Featuring Angela Barnes spreading good news, Eshaan Akbar taking on the weighty issue of representation, and Luke Kempner asking to make it stop. Additional voices from Gemma Arrowsmith. Written by the cast with additional material from Simon Alcock, Katie Storey, Phil Jerrod, Ben Clark, Catherine Brinkworth and Amy Xander Producer: Adnan Ahmed Production Co-ordinator: Sarah Sharpe BBC Studios Production
Apr 05, 2019
The Now Show - 29th March
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches This week we hold a series of indicative votes with no clear outcome - Zoe Lyons looks at 29th March through history, Lucy Porter explores NASA spacewalks and Rachel Parris finds a new Brexit hero. Written by the cast with additional material from Gareth Gwynn, Catherine Brinkworth, Kat Sadler, Mike Shepherd and Zoe Tomalin, Production Co-Ordinator: Sarah Sharpe Producer: Adnan Ahmed BBC Studios Production
Mar 29, 2019