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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 12th October 2018

10/12/2018
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A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by guest host Lucy Porter. Joining Lucy are Hugo Rifkind, Katy Brand and stand-up comedians Rhys James and Eleanor Tiernan. All the big news on Brexit, Universal Credit and the most controversial game of hide and seek of the week. Writers: Benjamin Partridge, Gabby Hutchinson Crouch and Danielle Ward with Mike Shephard and Heidi Regan. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios Production

Duration:00:29:30

News Quiz 5th October 2018

10/5/2018
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Jo Brand takes the guest host chair for a satirical look at the week's news. Francis Wheen, Lloyd Langford, Lucy Porter and Sindhu Vee are on the panel. This week, all the moves from the Conservative Party Conference, a Fancy Bear and a box in the ocean. Writers: Clint Edwards, Gabby Hutchinson Crouch and Ian Smith with additional material by Catherine Brinkworth and Mike Shephard. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios Production

Duration:00:29:41

News Quiz 28th September 2018

9/28/2018
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A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by guest host Bridget Christie. On the panel this week, Mark Steel, Daliso Chaponda, Danielle Ward and Deborah Frances-White. This week the Labour Party's party in Liverpool and 32 different types of ambulance. Written by Max Davis, Jessica Fostekew and Robin Morgan with additional material by Laura Major. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios Production

Duration:00:29:21

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 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