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Enjoy a satirical take on the week’s news with the cream of UK comedy talent. The News Quiz and The Now Show from BBC Radio 4.

Enjoy a satirical take on the week’s news with the cream of UK comedy talent. The News Quiz and The Now Show from BBC Radio 4.
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London, United Kingdom

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BBC

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Enjoy a satirical take on the week’s news with the cream of UK comedy talent. The News Quiz and The Now Show from BBC Radio 4.

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English


Episodes

News Quiz 21st September 2018

9/21/2018
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A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by guest host Fred MacAulay. On the panel this week are Andy Hamilton, London Hughes, Andrew Maxwell and former Director of Communications at Number 10, Katie Perrior. Much like a Salzburg restaurant, there's a lot on the menu in the Quiz this week. NB contains enough jokes to induce exotic spresm. Written by Ed Amsden & Tom Coles, Jenny Laville and Robin Morgan with additional material by Cameron Loxdale and Laura Major. Producer: Richard...

Duration:00:29:39

News Quiz 14th September 2018

9/14/2018
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Susan Calman takes the guest host chair this week and is joined by Hugo Rifkind, Mark Steel and stand-up comedians Jen Brister and Jayde Adams. Jokes and acronyms aplenty with stories featuring the ERG, the TUC and the PRB. Writers: Clint Edwards, Jon Hunter and Sarah Morgan with additional material by Sara Gibbs and Mike Shephard Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios Production

Duration:00:29:29

News Quiz 7th September 2018

9/7/2018
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With Miles Jupp out of the office, comedian Simon Evans takes the guest host chair for this week's show. Featuring all the week's stories big and small as told by Phill Jupitus, Ayesha Hazarika, Phil Wang and Rory Bremner. This week, the equally cryptic worlds of international espionage and doctors' handwriting. Written by: Madeleine Brettingham, Dan Evans and Jenny Laville with additional material by Will Duggan, Laura Major and Mike Shephard. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios...

Duration:00:28:37

News Quiz 31st August 2018

8/31/2018
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Miles Jupp is joined by Mark Steel, Angela Barnes, Helen Lewis and Simon Evans for the first episode of the new series. This week dancing, scallops and energy drinks - but not all necessarily at the same time. Written by Madeleine Brettingham, Max Davis, James Kettle and Mike Shephard Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios Production

Duration:00:28:58

The Now Show - Edinburgh Fringe Special

8/24/2018
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The Now Show team returns to Edinburgh with another helping of satirical silliness from the world's biggest arts festival. Joining Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis for this Edinburgh special are; NCA winner Stephen Buchanan and Edinburgh newcomer nominee Sarah Keyworth, Paul Mayhew-Archer, Luke Kempner and Karen Bartke Producer...Adnan Ahmed A BBC Studios Production.

Duration:00:29:07

Classic Dead Ringers

8/17/2018
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First broadcast Friday 30th December 2016. The team look back at the year that never was, imagining what life would be like had Remain won, Trump lost and a host of other events that just might have happened. CAST Jon Culshaw Jan Ravens Debra Stephenson Duncan Wisbey Lewis Macleod WRITTEN BY Tom Jamieson Nev Fountain Ed Amsden Tom Coles Laurence Howarth Max Davis James Bugg Sarah Campbell Jack Bernhardt. PRODUCED AND CREATED BY Bill Dare A BBC Studios production.

Duration:00:29:29

Bonus episode: The Infinite Monkey Cage

8/14/2018
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In a special edition of the science and comedy podcast to mark its 100th episode, Brian Cox and Robin Ince reminisce about their favourite moments from the show.

Duration:00:17:37

Classic Dead Ringers

8/10/2018
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First broadcast on the 5th May 2015. The topical impressions show returns just in time to reflect the build up to one of the most important and incisive votes for decades. Will Austria win again or does Britain's Electro Velvet stand a chance? Satire meets silliness in the flagship comedy for hard working families up and down the country. Starring Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Duncan Wisbey, Lewis MacLeod, Debra Stephenson. Producer: Bill Dare

Duration:00:29:19