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

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

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London, United Kingdom

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BBC

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

Language:

English


Episodes

Party's Over: Pilot 23rd July 2021

7/23/2021
What happens when the Prime Minister suddenly stops being Prime Minister? One day you're the most powerful person in the country, the next you're irrelevant, forced into retirement 30 years ahead of schedule and find yourself asking 'What do I do now?' Miles Jupp stars as Henry Tobin - Britain's shortest serving and least popular post war PM (he managed 8 months). We join Henry soon after his crushing election loss. He’s determined to not let his disastrous defeat be the end of him. Instead...

Duration:00:28:34

Dead Ringers, 16th July, 2021

7/16/2021
Includes a look back at events since Sunday’s historic Euros final and an unusual challenge for Ronan Keating. With Jon Culshaw, Lewis Macleod, Jan Ravens, Debra Stephenson and Duncan Wisbey Written by Nev Fountain & Tom Jamieson, Laurence Howarth, Ed Amsden & Tom Coles, James Bugg, Simon Alcock, Edward Tew, Jane McCutcheon & Vivienne Riddoch, Sophie Dickson, Jeffrey Aidoo, Rajiv Karia & Tasha Dhanraj Producer: Bill Dare Production Coordinator: Sarah Sharpe A BBC Studios Production for Radio...

Duration:00:28:42

Dead Ringers, 9th July, 2021

7/9/2021
Labour’s Angela Rayner has some unusual items for the team at The Repair Shop, and there’s a unique perspective on Andy Murray’s personal life. With Jon Culshaw, Lewis Macleod, Jan Ravens, Debra Stephenson and Duncan Wisbey. Written by:- Nev Fountain & Tom Jamieson, Laurence Howarth, Ed Amsden & Tom Coles, James Bugg, Simon Alcock, Sophie Dickson, and Athena Kugblenu. Producer: Bill Dare Production Coordinator: Sarah Sharpe A BBC Studios Production for Radio 4.

Duration:00:29:18

Dead Ringers, Series 21, Episode 4

7/2/2021
Sajid Javid makes his first appearance as Health Minister, Liz Truss has a message for Harry Kane and the real secret of Andy Murray’s success is revealed. The writers were Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain, Laurence Howarth, Tom Coles and Ed Amsden, Simon Alcock, Jeffrey Aidoo, Sophie Dickson and Duncan Wisbey. Producer: Bill Dare Production Coordinator: Sarah Sharpe A BBC Studios Production for Radio 4.

Duration:00:30:20

Dead Ringers, 25th June, 2021

6/25/2021
There’s a surprising new role for Professor Chris Whitty, and Liz Truss is on the verge of her best ever trade deal. Performed by, Jon Culshaw, Lewis Macleod, Jan Ravens, and Duncan Wisbey. The writers were: Nev Fountain & Tom Jamieson, Laurence Howarth, Ed Amsden & Tom Coles, James Bugg, Simon Alcock, Jane McCutcheon & Vivienne Riddoch, Sophie Dickson, & Tasha Dhanraj. Producer: Bill Dare Production Coordinator: Sarah Sharpe A BBC Studios Production for Radio 4.

Duration:00:29:25

Dead Ringers, 18th June, 2021

6/18/2021
The truth behind the summit between presidents Putin and Biden, the true value of Liz Truss’s trade deals, and someone else who’s been tricked by Martin Bashir finally comes forward. The writing squad for the series: Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain, Laurence Howarth, Tom Coles & Ed Amsden, Jeffrey Aidoo, Simon Alcock, James Bugg, Nastassia Dhanraj , Athena Kugblenu, Sophie Dickson, Becca Bain, Duncan Wisbey, Rajiv Karia, Vivienne Riddoch & Jane Mccutcheon , Edward Tew. Producer: Bill Dare...

Duration:00:30:01

Dead Ringers 11th June 2021

6/14/2021
Will England come out of lockdown on the 21st of June, how should the last series of Line of Duty have ended, and will Tom Cruise ever finish Mission Impossible 7? The writing squad for the series: Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain, Laurence Howarth, Tom Coles & Ed Amsden, Jeffrey Aidoo, Simon Alcock, James Bugg, Sarah Campbell, Nastassia Dhanraj , Athena Kugblenu, Sophie Dickson, Rajiv Karia, Vivienne Riddoch & Jane Mccutcheon , Edward Tew. Producer: Bill Dare Production Coordinator: Sarah...

Duration:00:28:22

The News Quiz - Friday 4th June 2021

6/4/2021
Andy Zaltzman presents a look back at the week's headlines with guests Andrew Maxwell, Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Alex Massie and Ria Lina. It's the last episode in the series and Andy FINALLY becomes the first News Quiz host to present the programme from the BBC Test Match Special commentary box at Lords. Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material from Alice Fraser, Max Davis and Tasha Dhanraj. Producer: Richard Morris Production Coordinator: Cherlynn Andrew-Wilfred Sound Editor: Marc...

Duration:00:28:51

The News Quiz - Friday 28th May 2021

5/28/2021
Andy Zaltzman presents a look back at the week's headlines with guests Lucy Porter, Alice Fraser, Hugo Rifkind and Daliso Chaponda. This week a certain select committee hearing and the inaugural FALSE or VERY FALSE round. Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material from Eleanor Morton, Rajiv Karia and Simon Alcock. Producer: Richard Morris Production Coordinator: Cherlynn Andrew-Wilfred Sound Editor: Marc Willcox A BBC Studios Production

Duration:00:28:04

The News Quiz - Friday 21st May 2021

5/21/2021
Andy Zaltzman is joined by Geoff Norcott, Anand Menon, Felicity Ward and Eleanor Tiernan for a look back at the week's headlines Items on this week's agenda include foreign holidays and sheep. Stories range from red to green via amber in terms of national importance. Producer: Richard Morris Production Coordinator: Cherlynn Andrew-Wilfred Sound Editor: Marc Willcox A BBC Studios Production

Duration:00:28:02

The News Quiz - Friday 14th May 2021

5/14/2021
Andy Zaltzman presents a look back at the week's headlines with Danny Finkelstein, Zoe Lyons, Catherine Bohart and Darren Harriott. This week, the panel dissect the Queen's Speech, unpick the local election results, and enjoy a rare quickfire round. Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material from Alice Fraser, Max Davis, Rajiv Karia and Hannah Platt. Producer: Gwyn Rhys Davies Production Coordinator: Cherlynn Andrew-Wilfred Sound Editor: Marc Willcox A BBC Studios Production

Duration:00:27:53

The News Quiz - Friday 7th May 2021

5/7/2021
Andy Zaltzman presents a look back at the week's headlines with Paul Sinha, Angela Barnes, Ayesha Hazarika and Ian Smith. This week decorating, vaccinating and electioneering are subject to scrutiny by our teams. Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material from Alice Fraser, Mike Shephard, Tasha Dhanraj and Ray Badran. Producer: Gwyn Rhys Davies Production Coordinator: Cherlynn Andrew-Wilfred Sound Editor: Marc Willcox A BBC Studios Production

Duration:00:28:02

The News Quiz - Friday 30th April 2021

4/30/2021
Andy Zaltzman presents a look back at the week's headlines with Simon Evans, Helen Lewis, Elis James and Ria Lina. This week decorating, vaccinating and electioneering are subject to scrutiny by our teams. Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material from Alice Fraser, Mike Shephard, Tasha Dhanraj and Tom Mayhew. Producer: Richard Morris and Gwyn Rhys Davies A BBC Studios Production

Duration:00:28:04

The News Quiz - Friday 23rd April 2021

4/23/2021
Andy Zaltman presents a look back at the week's headlines with panellists Andrew Maxwell, Athena Kugblenu, Anne McElvoy and Chris McCausland. This week super leagues, super texts and a super example of someone being told to get out of a pub. Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material from Alice Fraser, Mike Shephard, Rajiv Karia and Jenan Younis. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios Production

Duration:00:27:56

The News Quiz - Friday 16th April 2021

4/16/2021
Andy Zaltzman squares up to the week's headlines with panellists Hugo Rifkind, Susie McCabe, Daliso Chaponda and Lucy Porter. Panellists lobby for points as they answer questions on the Greensill affair and the theft of a giant rabbit. Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material from Alice Fraser, Simon Alcock, Tasha Dhanraj and Jenan Younis. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios Production

Duration:00:28:00

The Now Show - 9th April ft Ria Lina, Alun Cochrane and Rachel Parris

4/10/2021
This show was recorded on 8th April 2021 Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches in front of a remote audience - and all from their own home! Joining them from a safe distance is Ria Lina and Alun Cochrane with music supplied by Rachel Parris . Voice Actors: Katie Norris and Luke Kempner Producer: Pete Strauss Production Co-Ordinator: Carina Andrews Editor/Engineer: David Thomas BBC Studios Production

Duration:00:28:01

The Now Show - 2nd April ft Geoff Norcott, Laura Lexx and Huge Davies

4/2/2021
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches in front of a remote audience - and all from their own home! Joining them from a safe distance is Geoff Norcott and Laura Lexx with music supplied by Huge Davies . Voice Actors: Emily Lloyd-Saini and Kieran Hodgson Producer: Pete Strauss Production Co-Ordinator: Carina Andrews Editor/Engineer: David Thomas BBC Studios Production

Duration:00:27:58

The Now Show - 26th March ft Janine Harouni, Dane Baptiste and Rachel Parris

3/26/2021
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches in front of a remote audience - and all from their own home! Joining them from a safe distance is Dane Baptiste and Janine Harouni with music supplied by Rachel Parris . Voice Actors: Chiara Goldsmith and Luke Kempner Producer: Pete Strauss Production Co-Ordinator: Sarah Sharpe Editor/Engineer: David Thomas BBC Studios Production

Duration:00:29:09

The Now Show - 19th March ft Lucy Porter, Eshaan Akbar and Jess Robinson

3/19/2021
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches in front of a remote audience - and all from their own home! Joining them from a safe distance is Lucy Porter fighting for our right to protest, Eshaan Akbar analysing our spending habits and a Beyonce inspired song by Jess Robinson and Felix Hagen. Voice Actors: Jason Forbes and Karen Bartke Producer: Pete Strauss Production Co-Ordinator: Carina Andrews Editor/Engineer: David Thomas BBC Studios Production

Duration:00:28:09

The Now Show - 12th March ft Daliso Chaponda, Ellie Taylor and Huge Davies

3/12/2021
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches in front of a remote audience - and all from their own home! Joining them from a safe distance is Ellie Taylor and Daliso Chaponda with music supplied by Huge Davies. Voice Actors: George Fouracres and Gemma Arrowsmith Producer: Pete Strauss Production Co-Ordinator: Carina Andrews Editor/Engineer: David Thomas BBC Studios Production

Duration:00:28:12