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News Quiz 15th October 2021
Catherine Bohart, Michael Deacon, Chris McCausland and Eshaan Akbar join host Andy Zaltzman to look back over the week's news. This week, they look at the COVID report's findings, Boris Johnson's holiday hobby, the Northern Ireland Protocol and a sacked wizard. The chair's script is written by Andy Zaltzman, with additional material by Alice Fraser, Catherine Brinkworth, Rhiannon Shaw and Rajiv Karia. Producer: Gwyn Rhys Davies Production Co-ordinator: Katie Baum Sound Editor: Mike Smith A BBC Studios Production.Listen

News Quiz 8th October 2021
Kerry Godliman, Anand Menon, Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Ola Labib join host Andy Zaltzman to pore over the week's news. This week, they get their teeth into the Tory party conference, the scrapping of the Universal credit uplift in the week it was announced fuel prices could go up by 30%, Facebook's 6hr lost weekend and the Nobel Prizes. The chair's script is written by Andy Zaltzman, with additional material by Alice Fraser, Heidi Regan, Suchandrika Chakrabarti and Tasha Dhanraj. Producer: Gwyn Rhys Davies Production Co-ordinator: Katie Baum Sound Editor: Marc Willcox A BBC Studios Production.Listen

News Quiz 1st October 2021
Lucy Porter, Angela Barnes, Alun Cochrane and Matt Forde join host Andy Zaltzman to chew over the week's news. On the menu this week: the fuel crisis, Labour conference, end of the furlough scheme, Amazon's new house robot and the new Bond film. The chair's script is written by Andy Zaltzman, with additional material by Alice Fraser, Max Davis, Tasha Dhanraj and Heidi Regan. It was produced by Sam Michell for BBC Studios.Listen

News Quiz 24th September 2021
Andy is joined by journalist Hugo Rifkind and comedians Susie McCabe, Ria Lina and Andrew Maxwell to dismantle and discuss the week's news, including the energy crisis, lack of Co2 and Boris's trip to the US. The script is written by host Andy Zaltzman with additional material by Alice Fraser, Mike Shephard, Rajiv Karia and Esther Manito. It is produced by Sam Michell for BBC Studios.Listen

News Quiz 17th September 2021
Andy Zaltzman is joined by comedians Paul Sinha, Neil Delamere and Zoe Lyons to discuss the week's news, including Boris Johnson's reshuffle, winter covid plans and Emma Raducanu's heroics in New York Hosted and written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material by Alice Fraser, Max Davis, Richard Stott and Rajiv Karia. Producers: Sam Michell and Gwyn Rhys Davies Production Coordinators: Caroline Barlow and Katie Baum Sound Editing: Marc Willcox A BBC Studios Production.Listen

News Quiz 10th September 2021
Andy and the team talk tax hikes, the Taliban, Texas, and tennis stars.Listen

News Quiz 3rd September 2021
Andy Zaltzman is joined by Rachel Fairburn, Hugo Rifkind, Helen Lewis and Ian Smith.Listen



News Quiz 3rd September 2021
Andy Zaltzman is joined by Rachel Fairburn, Hugo Rifkind, Helen Lewis and Ian Smith.Listen

Party's Over: ep6 Going Green 27th August 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 Henry's going to get back to the top - he's just not sure how and in what field.. This week Christine encourages Henry to make the most of his green credentials. Henry Tobin... Miles Jupp Christine Tobin... Ingrid Oliver Natalie... Emma Sidi Jones... Justin Edwards Lizzie... Alice Fraser Written by Paul Doolan and Jon Hunter Produced by Richard Morris and Simon Nicholls Production co-ordinator: Caroline Barlow A BBC Studios ProductionListen

Party's Over: ep5 The Great Outdoors 20th August 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 Henry's going to get back to the top - he's just not sure how and in what field.. This week Henry's protection officer, Jones takes him on an ill-advised survival weekend in "the jungle". Henry Tobin... Miles Jupp Christine Tobin... Ingrid Oliver Natalie... Emma Sidi Jones... Justin Edwards Written by Paul Doolan and Jon Hunter Produced by Richard Morris and Simon Nicholls Production co-ordinator: Caroline Barlow A BBC Studios ProductionListen

Party's Over: ep4 Parish Council 13th August 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 Henry's going to get back to the top - he's just not sure how and in what field. This week, Henry meets a local nemesis as he tries to make some home and garden improvements so Christine steps in with a plan. Henry Tobin... Miles Jupp Christine Tobin... Ingrid Oliver Natalie... Emma Sidi Jones... Justin Edwards Albert...Joseph Marcell Written by Paul Doolan and Jon Hunter Produced by Richard Morris and Simon Nicholls Production co-ordinator: Caroline Barlow Sound design: Marc Willcox A BBC Studios ProductionListen

Party's Over: ep3 New Party 6th August 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 Henry's going to get back to the top - he's just not sure how and in what field.. This week, while standing in as host at a talk radio station, Henry meets Scott Machin who might just have the answers to all his problems. Henry Tobin... Miles Jupp Christine Tobin... Ingrid Oliver Natalie... Emma Sidi Jones... Justin Edwards Scott...Kiell Smith-Bynoe Written by Paul Doolan and Jon Hunter Produced by Richard Morris and Simon Nicholls Production co-ordinator: Caroline Barlow Sound design: Marc Willcox A BBC Studios ProductionListen

Party's Over: ep2 Road Trip 30th July 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 Henry's going to get back to the top - he's just not sure how and in what field.. This week Henry is reluctantly en route to a wedding while battling to stem some potentially damaging leaks from his former closest aide. Henry Tobin... Miles Jupp Christine Tobin... Ingrid Oliver Natalie... Emma Sidi Jones... Justin Edwards Written by Paul Doolan and Jon Hunter Produced by Richard Morris and Simon Nicholls Production co-ordinator: Caroline Barlow Sound design: Marc WillcoxListen

Party's Over: Pilot 23rd July 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 Henry's going to get back to the top - he's just not sure how and in what field.. In this first episode of the series, Henry is looking to repair his tattered reputation by getting a publishing deal for his memoirs to set the record straight on his premiership. Written by Paul Doolan and Jon Hunter Henry Tobin... Miles Jupp Christine Tobin... Ingrid Oliver Natalie... Emma Sidi Drew... Kiell Smith-Bynoe Jones... Justin Edwards PJ... Rosie Cavaliero Jack Steele & Tony... Adam Riches Producer Simon Nicholls A BBC Studios production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in August 2019.Listen



Dead Ringers, 16th July, 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 4Listen

Dead Ringers, 9th July, 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.Listen

Dead Ringers, Series 21, Episode 4
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.Listen

Dead Ringers, 25th June, 2021
There?s a surprising new role for Professor Chris Witty, 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, & Nastassia Dhanraj. Producer: Bill Dare Production Coordinator: Sarah Sharpe A BBC Studios Production for Radio 4.Listen

Dead Ringers, 18th June, 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 Production Coordinator: Sarah Sharpe A BBC Studios Production for Radio 4.Listen

Dead Ringers 11th June 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 Sharpe A BBC Studios Production for Radio 4.Listen

The News Quiz - Friday 4th June 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 Willcox A BBC Studios ProductionListen



The News Quiz - Friday 28th May 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 ProductionListen

The News Quiz - Friday 21st May 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 ProductionListen

The News Quiz - Friday 14th May 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 ProductionListen

The News Quiz - Friday 7th May 2021
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 A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz - Friday 30th April 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 ProductionListen

The News Quiz - Friday 23rd April 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 ProductionListen

The News Quiz - Friday 16th April 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 ProductionListen



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

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

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

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

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

The Now Show - 5th March ft Zoe Lyons, Chris McCausland, Tim Sutton and Sooz Kempner
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! This week Chris McCausland Musks up, Zoe Lyons takes a dip whilst Tim Sutton and Sooz Kempner go Gaga... Voice Actors: George Fouracres and Karen Bartke Producer: Adnan Ahmed Production Co-Ordinator: Carina Andrews Editor/Engineer: David Thomas BBC Studios ProductionListen

The Now Show - 26th February - ft Jess Fosketew, Beardyman and Ken Cheng...
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! In the first show of the new series, they are joined by Jessica Fostekew who relays her time volunteering in a vaccination centre. Ken Cheng talks about his experiences as a Chinese Briton plus music from Beardyman... Voice Actors: Luke Kempner and Gemma Arrowsmith Producer: Adnan Ahmed Production Co-Ordinator: Carina Andrews Editor/Engineer: David Thomas BBC Studios ProductionListen



The News Quiz - 19th February 2021
A satirical review of the week's news with Andy Zaltzman and guests Andrew Maxwell, Ayesha Hazarika, Scott Bennett and Kiri Pritchard-McLean It's the last in the current series and there are pressing issues on the agenda from climate change to the story of an incorrectly measured man. Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material from Alice Fraser, Simon Alcock and Runi Talwar. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz - 12th February 2021
A satirical review of the week's news with Andy Zaltzman and guests Felicity Ward, Anand Menon, Jessica Fostekew and Simon Evans. This week the panel mull over prison sentences for going on holiday, not being allowed to go on holiday in the first place and euphemistic food names. Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material from Madeleine Brettingham, Max Davis and Alice Fraser. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz - 5th February 2021
A satirical review of the week's news with Andy Zaltzman and guests Mark Steel, Helen Lewis, Athena Kugblenu and Chris McCausland. Andy and the panel reflect on a week when the UK blasted through the 10 million vaccine barrier and the world discovered the greatest Zoom meeting guests of all time. Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material from Alice Fraser, Mike Shephard and Laura Lexx. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz - 29th January 2021
Andy Zaltzman is joined by Alice Fraser, Fern Brady, Hugo Rifkind and Daliso Chaponda to quiz the week's news. This week's episode features the vaccine latest, a quick state of the union update and a News Quiz debut for the Scapegoater Vx57, the Machine of Ultimate Blame. Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material from Charlie Dinkin, Mike Shephard and Mo Omar. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz - 22nd January 2021
Joining Andy this week are Helen Lewis, Olga Koch, Andrew Maxwell and US stand-up, Hari Kondabolu. It's a Biden Inauguration Special for News Quiz this week as Andy and teams reflect on four years of Trumpism and look ahead to the bulging Biden in-tray. There's also time for a mountaineering news round-up and an appearance from a record-breaking French restaurant. Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material from Simon Alcock, Madeleine Brettingham, Alice Fraser and Suchandrika Chakrabarti. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz - 15th January 2021
This week Andy's guests are Nish Kumar, Felicity Ward, Lucy Porter and Gavin Webster. A titanic clash between Team Lock em Up and Team Lock em Down. In an attempt to distract from the globe's currently lower than average performance, this week's programme features some "future news". Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material from Max Davis, Alice Fraser, Simon Alcock and Celya AB. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz - 8th January 2021
This week as 2021 stumbles, blinking into the daylight, Andy is joined by Zoe Lyons, Catherine Bohart, Geoff Norcott and Alun Cochrane. On the agenda, the concept of democracy, lockdowns, schools, and the Oxford comma. Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material from Alice Fraser, Mike Shephard, Charlie Dinkin and Celya AB Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen



News Quiz Best of 2020 - 1st Jan 2021
Andy Zaltzman gives 2020 the treatment it deserves in this compilation episode of News Quiz highlights from planet earth's latest annus horribilis. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

Dead Ringers - Christmas Day Special 2020
This special was recorded on Sunday 20th December. In a change to the usual format, the show listens-in to how the great and good are spending Christmas. Much like everyone else? Maybe not? Mark Drakeford finds a new way of addressing the people of Wales, while Nigel Farage thinks now?s the right time for a pub crawl. Topical satire from Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis McLeod, Debra Stephenson and Duncan Wisbey. The writing squad for the series: Nev Fountain & Tom Jamieson, Laurence Howarth, Ed Amsden & Tom Coles, Sarah Campbell, James Bugg, Jeffrey Aidoo, Alex Hardy, and Lewis Cook. Producer: Bill Dare. A BBC Studios ProductionListen

Dead Ringers - Christmas Specials 2020 - Episode 2
Topical satire from Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis McLeod, Debra Stephenson and Duncan Wisbey. Dead Ringers somehow manages to make fishing quotas funny. Other topics include The Crown, panic shopping, Christmas bubbling and why on earth the BBC has redesigned the Daleks. The writing squad for the series: Nev Fountain & Tom Jamieson, Laurence Howarth, Ed Amsden & Tom Coles, Sarah Campbell, James Bugg, Simon Alcock, Jeffrey Aidoo, Alex Hardy, Edward Tew, Lewis Cook, Jane McCutcheon and Vivienne Riddoch, Sophie Dickson and Cody Daher. Producer: Bill Dare. A BBC Studios ProductionListen

Dead Ringers - Christmas Specials 2020 - Episode 1
Topical satire from Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis McLeod, Debra Stephenson and Duncan Wisbey. The writing squad for the series: Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain, Laurence Howarth, Sarah Campbell, Ed Amsden and Tom Coles, James Bugg, Jeffrey Aidoo, Alex Hardy. Producer: Bill Dare. A BBC Studios Production Download the best satirical comedy from Radio 4, every Friday. Features The News Quiz, The Now Show and Dead Ringers.Listen

The Now Show - 4th December 2020
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis get to grips (from a safe distance) with all things 2020 in the form of sketches and guest contributions. This week Zoe Lyons is in the woods, Ivo Graham is at your leisure and Huge Davies is rooted to the sofa. Additional voices provided by Luke Kempner and Emma Sidi Written by the cast, with additional material from Gareth Gwynn, Josh Weller, Tania Edwards and Charlie Dinkin Production Co-Ordinator: Caroline Barlow Engineer and Editor: David Thomas Producer: Adnan Ahmed A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The Now Show - 27th November 2020
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis get to grips (from a safe distance) with all things 2020 in the form of sketches and guest contributions. This week Catherine Bohart dons The Crown, Eshaan Akbar accepts responsibility and musical duo Harry and Chris take us to church... Additional voices from Emma Sidi and George Fouracres Written by the cast, with additional material from Jeffrey Aidoo, Laura Major, Georgie Flinn, Charlie George and Simon Alcock Production Co-Ordinator: Caroline Barlow Engineer and Editor: David Thomas Producer: Adnan Ahmed A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The Now Show - 20th November 2020
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis get to grips (from a safe distance) with all things 2020 in the form of sketches and guest contributions. Felicity Ward takes a trip to a land down under, Lost Voice Guy warms up for Christmas party season and Flo and Joan hear from Dolly Parton on how to get things done... Additional voices from Karen Bartke and George Fouracres Written by the cast, with additional material from Jenny Laville, Toussaint Douglass, Mary O'Connell and Charlie Dinkin Production Co-Ordinator: Caroline Barlow Engineer and Editor: David Thomas Producer: Adnan Ahmed A BBC Studios ProductionListen



The Now Show - 13th November 2020
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis give the week's news a shot in the arm in the form of sketches and guest contributions. Sarah Keyworth looks at breakups during lockdown, Darren Harriott sees an FA chairman cross the line; and Beardyman channels 2020... Additional voices from Katie Norris and Josh Berry. Written by the cast, with additional material from Mike Shepherd, Laura Major, Suchandrika Chakrabarti and Simon Alcock Production Co-Ordinator: Caroline Barlow Engineer and Editor: David Thomas Producer: Adnan Ahmed A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The Now Show: 06 Nov 2020
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis do their best to identify the next president of the USA, with a bit of help from Geoff Norcott, Jena Friedman and Sophie Duker, and music from Jess Robinson Additional voices from Luke Kempner and Gemma Arrowsmith Written by the cast, with additional material from Gareth Gwynn, Athena Kugblenu, Ambika Mod and Charlie Dinkin Song written and recorded by Jess Robinson and Alex Silverman Production Co-Ordinator: Caroline Barlow Engineer and Editor: David Thomas Producer: Victoria Lloyd A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The Now Show: 30 Oct 2020
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis get to grip (from a safe distance) with all things 2020 in the form of sketches and guest contributions. Joining them are Ellie Taylor and Matt Kirshen, with music from Tim Sutton and Sooz Kempner Additional voices from Luke Kempner and Gemma Arrowsmith Written by the cast, with additional material from Robin Morgan, Catherine Brinkworth, Ola Labib and Simon Alcock Production Co-Ordinator: Caroline Barlow Engineer and Editor: David Thomas Producer: Victoria Lloyd A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz - Friday 23rd October 2020
A satirical review of the week's news with Andy Zaltzman and guests Anand Menon, Chris McCausland, Lucy Porter and Sara Barron. It's the last in the present series as Andy and some oven-ready teams tackle Trump and Tiers and try to predict some future news. Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material by Max Davis, Alice Fraser and Mike Shephard. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz - Friday 16th October 2020
A satirical review of the week's news with Andy Zaltzman. This week Andy is joined by an international panel of comedians including regular guest Andrew Maxwell alongside Anuvab Pal from India, Olga Koch from Russia and Alice Fraser from Australia. The panel tackle the global response to COVID-19, the (no) chance of a deal between Britain and the EU and some controversially "boring" Indian cuisine. Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material from Simon Alcock, Suchandrika Chakrabarti and Mike Shephard. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz - Friday 9th October 2020
A satirical review of the week's news with Andy Zaltzman and guests Mark Steel, Lloyd Langford, Helen Lewis and Felicity Ward. This week the Government's battle with Microsoft Excel, Donald Trump's battle with Covid-19 and Arsenal FC's battle with a dinosaur. Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material from Max Davis, Charlie Dinkin, Alice Fraser, Robin Morgan and Mo Omar. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz - Friday 2nd October 2020
A satirical review of the week's news with Andy Zaltzman and guests Simon Evans, Jena Friedman, Mark Nelson and Zoe Lyons. It's been a big week for America - even before the Trumps tested positive - and Britain has been doing its best to keep up in the highly satirisable news stakes too. Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material from Simon Alcock, Max Davis, Alice Fraser, Natasha Mwansa and Mike Shephard. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen



The News Quiz - Friday 25th September 2020
A satirical review of the week's news with Andy Zaltzman and guests including Francis Wheen, Neil Delamere, Lucy Porter and Fern Brady. Andy Zaltzman looks at the latest COVID-19 advice ("this is not a repeat, I repeat, this is not a repeat") and investigates dodgy bank dealings and even dodgier Welsh broadband. Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material from Suchandrika Chakrabarti, Charlie Dinkin, Alice Fraser and Mike Shephard. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz - Friday 18th September 2020
A satirical review of the week's news with Andy Zaltzman. This week Andy is joined by Paul Sinha, Ayesha Hazarika, Geoff Norcott and Catherine Bohart. Testing testing...is this thing on? Andy and the teams trace their way through another weekly deluge of news. Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material by Simon Alcock, Alice Fraser, Ambika Mod and Mike Shephard. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz - Friday 11th September 2020
A satirical review of the week's news with Andy Zaltzman and guests Hugo Rifkind, Angela Barnes, Athena Kugblenu and Alun Cochrane. Andy and teams remotely gather in a group of fewer than 6 people to tackle the big stories of the week all absolutely, unequivocally 100% in accordance with international law. Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material from Jeffrey Aidoo, Catherine Brinkworth, Charlie Dinkin, Alice Fraser and Runi Talwar. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz - Friday 4th September 2020
Andy Zaltzman is the new host of the News Quiz, chewing over a week of headlines with a panel of comics and journalists. This week Helen Lewis, Lucy Porter, Andrew Maxwell and Daliso Chaponda are the guests in this first episode of the series recorded with a remote audience watching and listening from home. Producer: Richard Morris Production co-ordinator: Gwyn Davies A BBC Studios ProductionListen

Summer Comedy Festival - Darren Harriott
Darren Harriott curates his ideal festival: a magical carnival of surprise called The Festival of the Unexpected. Featuring trombonists, acrobats, wrestling and opera, it's a whimsical journey through Darren's favourite things with his favourite people. Also, there are vampires. This episode features Faye Treacy, Aaron Twitchen, Rob Halden and Alice Ruxandra Bell, with writing by Natasha Mwansa and Kemah Bob. Piano accompaniment was provided by Alex Beetschen. The producer was Ella Watts, and the production co-ordinator was Caroline Barlow. Sound design is by Chris Maclean. This is a BBC Studios production.Listen

Summer Comedy Festival - Sara Pascoe
Superstar stand-up Sara Pascoe curates her dream festival; one for the miserable. Featuring readings from Rhik Samadder, comedy from Sophie Duker, music from Emmy the Great and a new character from Steen Raskopoulos, join Sara as she celebrates all of the things that make us tick. Producer: Leila Navabi Production co-ordinator: Caroline Barlow Sound design: Chris MacLean A BBC Studios ProductionListen

Summer Comedy Festival - Jayde Adams
Bristol stand-up comedian Jayde Adams curates her dream summer festival, welcoming some of her favourite people to her fantasy festival site. Sarah Millican is in charge of the VIP tent, Australian stand-up Rhys Nicholson is Jayde's designated driver, Glyn Fussell is the celebrity booker and Kathy Burke watches from her sofa. Showstopping headline music is provided by Le Gateau Chocolat. Producer: Hayley Sterling Production co-ordinator: Caroline Barlow Sound design: Chris MacLean A BBC Studios ProductionListen



Summer Comedy Festival - Daliso Chaponda
Expect a summer festival with a difference as some of the nation's favourite comics turn curators and host a virtual festival featuring their favourite performers from the worlds of comedy, literature and spoken word. They'll be in control of everything (even the weather) as we're taken along for the ride to not only hear some great performances but also to get an insight into the cultural radars of our celebrity hosts. In episode 3 it's Malawian comedian Daliso Chaponda's turn as host as he wanders round his own fantasy Festival of Protest. Black Lives Matter, Me Too, climate change, cancel culture and social mobility are all explored by Daliso and his passionate guests. Host... Daliso Chaponda Guest... Athena Kugblenu Guest... Scott Bennett Guest... Kate Lucas Guest... Russell Kane Producer... Carl Cooper Production co-ordinator... Caroline Barlow Sound... Chris McLean This is a BBC Studios ProductionListen

Summer Comedy Festival - Jo Brand
Expect a summer festival with a difference as some of the nation's favourite comics turn curators and host a virtual festival featuring their favourite performers from the worlds of comedy, literature and spoken word. They'll be in control of everything (even the weather) as we're taken along for the ride to not only hear some great performances but also to get an insight into the cultural radars of our celebrity hosts. In episode 2 it's Jo Brand's turn as chief curator as she brings together all her favourite festival ingredients for a celebration of poetry. She's joined by performance poets Nafeesa Hamid and Hollie McNish as well as the impressionist Lewis MacLeod and the comedy poet, John Hegley. Producer: Richard Morris Production co-ordinator: Caroline Barlow Sound: Chris McLean A BBC Studios ProductionListen

Summer Comedy Festival - Miles Jupp
Expect a summer festival with a difference as some of the nation's favourite comics turn curators and host a virtual festival featuring their favourite performers from the worlds of comedy, literature and spoken word. They'll be in control of everything (even the weather) as we're taken along for the ride to not only hear some great performances but also to get an insight into the cultural radars of our celebrity hosts. In episode 1, Miles Jupp is our host as he takes us around his bespoke festival site to meet Val McDermid in the literary tent, Abandoman on the music stage and TMS' very own Alison Mitchell in the Cricket Tent (of course there's a cricket tent, it's Miles Jupp we're talking about). Paul Sinha also attempts to run a quiz in the Trivia Tent and stand-up legend Simon Munnery entertains from a field. Producer: Richard Morris Production co-ordinator: Caroline Barlow Sound: Chris McLean A BBC Studios ProductionListen

Dead Ringers, Series 20, Episode 6
If you?ve ever wondered what Michael Gove?s real job was, this episode reveals all. Plus the government?s Covid rules are clarified at last, and Laura Kuenssberg and the BBC?s North America correspondent battle it out to establish who in the world has said the stupidest thing. Starring: Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis MacLeod, Duncan Wisbey and Debra Stephenson. Written by Nev Fountain & Tom Jamieson, Laurence Howarth, Ed Amsden & Tom Coles, James Bugg, Simon Alcock, Cody Dahler, Edward Tew, Gareth Ceredig, Alex Hardy, Athena Kugblenu, Lewis Cook and Paige Wilson. Producer Bill Dare A BBC Studios ProductionListen

Dead Ringers, Series 20, Episode 5
If you don?t know what a Kanye West is, then Joan Bakewell will explain all, and Her Majesty the Queen tells us why she?s helping out the FBI. There?s also a special guest at Downton Abbey, and a new role for Daniel Day Lewis. Starring: Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis MacLeod, Duncan Wisbey and Debra Stephenson. Written by Nev Fountain & Tom Jamieson, Laurence Howarth, Ed Amsden & Tom Coles, James Bugg, Simon Alcock, Athena Kugblenu, Cody Dahler, Gareth Ceredig, Jeffrey Aidoo, Alex Hardy, Paige Wilson, Sophie Dickson and Edward Tew. Producer Bill Dare A BBC Studios ProductionListen

Dead Ringers, Series 20, Episode 4
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 ProductionListen

Dead Ringers - Series 20 Episode 3
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 ProductionListen



Dead Ringers, Series 20, Episode 2
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 ProductionListen

Dead Ringers, Series 20, Episode 1, Starring: Jon Culshaw, Lewis Macleod, Jan Ravens, Debra Stephenson and Duncan
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 ProductionListen

Introducing You'll Do
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.Listen

NEWS QUIZ: Protests, Social Bubbles and the Smell of Pubs
Angela Barnes welcomes Jen Brister, Sophie Duker, Lucy Porter and Hugo Rifkind.Listen

NEWS QUIZ: Castles, Twitter and Furloughed Horses
Angela Barnes welcomes Professor Anand Menon, Lucy Porter, Neil Delamere and Zoe Lyons.Listen

NEWS QUIZ: Immigration, Bank Holidays and Emojis
Angela Barnes welcomes Darren Harriott, Daniel Finkelstein, Jess Fostekew and Helen LewisListen

NEWS QUIZ: Mixed Messages, Death Stars and Teenage Dogs
Angela Barnes welcomes Helen Lewis, Andrew Maxwell, Sindhu Vee and Andy Zaltzman.Listen



NEWS QUIZ: Climate Change, Brexit and Swedish Trotting
Angela Barnes welcomes Helen Lewis, Andy Parsons, Kerry Godliman and Simon Evans.Listen

NEWS QUIZ: Tracking Apps, Babies and Kim Jong-un
Angela welcomes Michael Deacon, Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Suzi Ruffell and Andy Zaltzman.Listen

NEWS QUIZ: Protests, Satellites and Electric Cars
Angela Barnes welcomes Tom Allen, Sophie Duker, Lucy Porter and Hugo Rifkind.Listen

News Quiz: Conspiracies, Weddings, a Long Walk and Some Moos
Angela Barnes welcomes Helen Lewis, Mark Steel, Desiree Burch and Kerry Godliman.Listen

The Now Show - 10th April ft Zoe Lyons, Scott Bennett and Jess Robinson
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 ProductionListen

The Now Show - 3rd April - ft Geoff Norcott, Robin Morgan and more...
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 ProductionListen

The Now Show - 27th March 2020 - ft Ellie Taylor, Kai Samra and Dominic Frisby
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 ProductionListen



The Now Show - 20th March 2020 - ft Rosie Jones, Andy Zaltzman and Gemma Arrowsmith
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 ProductionListen

The Now Show - 13th March 2020 - ft Chris McCausland, Sara Barron and Huge Davies...
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 ProductionListen

6th March - ft Lucy Porter, Darren Harriott and Rachel Parris
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 ProductionListen

News Quiz: Contagion, Chlorination, Aviation and Mispronunciation
Nish Kumar welcomes Angela Barnes, Catherine Bohart, Andy Zaltzman and Paul Sinha.Listen

News Quiz: Immigration, Inundation, Resignation, Nomination and Incubation
Nish welcomes Desiree Burch, Sindhu Vee, Neil Delamere and journalist Danny Finkelstein.Listen

News Quiz: Immigration, Inundation, Resignation, Nomination and Incubation
Nish Kumar welcomes Desiree Burch, Sindhu Vee, Neil Delamere and Danny Finkelstein.Listen

Everybody's Shuffling!
Nish is joined this week by Kerry Godliman, Fern Brady, Andy Zaltzman and Elis James.Listen



Trump's dream week, petrolheads and dangerous lost property
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 ProductionListen

News Quiz ep4 31st January 2020
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 ProductionListen

Davos, HS2 and Emotional Comfort Animals
Nish is joined by Kerry Godliman, Angela Barnes, Justin Moorhouse and Isabel Hardman.Listen

News Quiz host Nish Kumar and the panel take a look at this week's news
Nish is joined by Rachel Parris, Rosie Jones, Ahir Shah and journalist Hugo Rifkind.Listen

Nish Kumar is the host for the new series of the News Quiz
Nish is joined by Helen Lewis, and comedians Alun Cochrane, Lucy Porter and Mark Steel.Listen

News Quiz Best of 2019 - 3rd Jan 2020
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 ProductionListen

Dead Ringers - Decade Special
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 ProductionListen



Dead Ringers 20th December 2019
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 ProductionListen

Dead Ringers - The Election Special
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 ProductionListen

The Now Show - Series 55 Episode 7
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The Now Show - Series 55 Episode 6
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The Now Show - Series 55 Episode 5
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The Now Show - Series 55 Episode 4
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The Now Show - Series 55 Episode 3
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The Now Show - Series 55 Episode 2
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The Now Show - Series 55 Episode 1
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The News Quiz ep8 - Fri 18th Oct 2019
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 ProductionListen

The News Quiz Episode 7 - Friday 11th October
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 ProductionListen

The News Quiz Friday 4th October 2019
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 ProductionListen

The News Quiz - Friday 27th September
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 ProductionListen

News Quiz: 100 seconds of cuttings from 100 series
To mark our 100th series, we present 100 seconds of cuttings from down the yearsListen



News Quiz 20th September 2019
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 ProductionListen

The News Quiz Fri 13th September 2019
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 ProductionListen

The News Quiz 6th September 2019
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 @edshotsListen

The News Quiz 30th August 2019
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 ProductionListen

The Now Show - Edinburgh Festival Fringe Special
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Lobby Land - Ep 5 - Cometh the Power
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 4Listen

Lobby Land - Ep 4 - Sideways Moves
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 4Listen



Lobby Land - Ep 3 - Brecon Bad
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 4Listen

Lobby Land - Ep 2 - Risky Business
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 4Listen

Lobby Land - Ep 1 - Vis-à-Vis
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 4Listen

Dead Ringers
Louis Theroux investigates a strange cult.Listen

Dead Ringers
This episode contains a clip from Jeremy Corbyn's new Cardio Workout Video.Listen

Dead Ringers
Boris Johnson's safe word is revealed. Topical satire.Listen

Dead Ringers
Labour Deputy Leader Tom Watson makes his first appearance and Rory Stuart his last?Listen



Dead Ringers
Topical satire. All the cast of the Tory leadership election make an appearance, even that one no one's heard of.Listen

Dead Ringers
Trump, Tory leadership election and an unexpected episode of Line of Duty.Listen

The News Quiz 31 May 2019
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 ProductionListen

The News Quiz 24 May 2019
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 ProductionListen

The News Quiz 17 May 2019
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 ProductionListen

The News Quiz 10 May 2019
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.Listen

The News Quiz 3 May 2019
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 ProductionListen



The News Quiz 26 Apr 2019
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 ProductionListen

The News Quiz 19 Apr 2019
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 ProductionListen

The News Quiz 12 Apr 2019
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 ProductionListen

The Now Show - 5th April
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 ProductionListen

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 ProductionListen

The Now Show - 22nd March
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches Featuring Andy Zaltzman, Vikki Stone, Geoff Norcott and Emma Sidi. Written by the cast with additional material from Laura Major, Ian Smith, Catherine Brinkworth, Kat Sadler and Jeffrey Aidoo. Producer: Adnan Ahmed BBC Studios ProductionListen

The Now Show - 15th March
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches Alongside our look at a packed week in Westminster, we are joined by Darren Harriott (who gives us a guide to Online Terminology), Ivo Graham (who goes to the match) and Jess Robinson (who has definitely forgotten something). Cast Member: Luke Kempner Written by the cast with additional material from Liam Beirne, Sarah Morgan, Catherine Brinkworth and Aidan Fitzmaurice. Production Co-Ordinator: Sarah Sharpe Producer: Adnan Ahmed BBC Studios ProductionListen



The Now Show - 8th March
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches This week Neil Delamere visit the Groom Academy, Flo and Joan sing a song for International Women's Day and Marcus Brigstocke asks 'do we get the politicians we deserve. It was written by the cast, with additional material from Jenny Laville, Robin Morgan, Nathan Roberts, Phoebe Roy and Edward Tew. Producer: Adnan Ahmed BBC Studios Production.Listen

The Now Show - 1st March
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches. This week we look to kick the news can down the road whilst enjoying some unseasonably warm weather. We hear Heidi Regan's take on climate change, Ian Moore takes his French Citizenship test and Jess Robinson pays tribute to our new queen... It was written by the cast, with additional material from Ed Amsden, Tom Coles, Mike Shephard, Catherine Brinkworth and Kai Samra. The song was written and arranged by Jess Robinson, Matthew Crosby and Michael Roulston. The producer was Adnan Ahmed. And it was a BBC Studios production.Listen

The Now Show - 22nd February 2019
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches This week we are breaking away to form our own independent topical comedy show. Listen in as Gareth Gwynn delves into the archive to explore our relationship with Europe and Suzi Ruffell battles trolls... Jake Yapp provides music with Gemma Arrowsmith as additional cast. Written by the cast, with additional material from Jack Bernhardt, Laura Major, Esyllt Sears, Catherine Brinkworth and Kat Sadler. Producer: Adnan Ahmed A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz 15 Feb 2019
Miles Jupp looks back at the news this week with Hugo Rifkind, Zoe Lyons, Susan Calman and Paul Sinha. This week: good news in Brexit as Liam Fox reveals 4 signed trade deals; bad news for the Labour Party as Kier Starmer recommends new measures to tackle anti-Semitism; and sad news for Russia as Vladimir Putin suggests logging off from the world wide web. Zeb Soanes reads the news. Miles' script was written by Catherine Brinkworth, Gabby Hutchinson Crouch and Benjamin Partridge, with additional material from Alice Etches, Nathan Roberts and Phoebe Roy. Produced by Victoria Lloyd A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz 08 Feb 2019
It's a week of two Donalds - Donald Trump who gave his third State of the Union address, and Donald Tusk who thought there should be a "special place in hell" for those who promoted Brexit without a plan of how to enact it. Miles Jupp hosts, with Susan Calman, Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Desiree Burch & Helen Lewis. Caroline Nicholls reads the news. Miles' script is written by Madeleine Brettingham, Gabby Hutchinson-Crouch and Sarah Morgan, with additional material by Eleanor Morton & Kat Sadler. Produced by Victoria Lloyd A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz 01 Feb 2019
Miles Jupp looks back at the news this week with Andy Hamilton, Ayesha Hazarika, Tim Shipman & Lucy Porter. Stories this week include Theresa May's return to Brussels to discuss the backstop, and the Polar Vortex. The programme ends with a tribute to Jeremy Hardy who died on Friday morning. Produced by Victoria Lloyd A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz 25 Jan 2019
Miles Jupp looks back at the news this week with guests Hugo Rifkind, Neil Delamere, Jen Brister and Nish Kumar. This week: What is Plan B? Why have the Yeoman of the Guard got Beef? And who will play the dog who made friends with another dog and a goat? Miles script was written by Benjamin Partridge, Laura Major & Mike Shephard with additional material from Adele Cliff and Kat Sadler. Produced by Victoria Lloyd A BBC Studios ProductionListen



The News Quiz 18 Jan 2019
The News Quiz team on progress with Brexit, how razor brand Gillette hurt a lot of men's feelings, and a mental image of Piers Morgan that even Marie Kondo can't tidy up. Miles Jupp hosts, with guests Andy Hamilton, Katie Perrior, Danielle Ward and Phil Wang. Diana Speed reads the news. Miles' script is written by Madeleine Brettingham, Robin Morgan & Max Davies, with additional material by Catherine Brinkworth and Esyllt Sears. Produced by Victoria Lloyd A BBC Studios ProductionListen

News Quiz 11th Jan 2019
Series 98 of the long running satirical show. Joining Miles Jupp this week are Francis Wheen, Helen Lewis, Paul Sinha and Eleanor Tiernan. On the menu this week, a last minute amendment and a stray snake. Writers: Laura Major, Robin Morgan and Benjamin Partridge with additional material by Tom Mayhew and Kat Sadler. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

News Quiz 4th Jan 2019
Miles Jupp returns with a new series of the News Quiz. Hugo Rifkind, Andrew Maxwell, Simon Evans and Zoe Lyons are the guests hurtling and sashaying their way into a news-packed 2019. On this week's programme a lack of ferries and an abundance of sugar. Writers: Nick Doody, Jenny Laville and Benjamin Partridge with additional material by Simon Alcock, Catherine Brinkworth and Kat Sadler. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

News Quiz Best of 2018
In this special programme, Miles Jupp looks back at the best bits of News Quizzing from 2018. Featuring news stories big and small from international diplomatic wranglings to the pomp of a royal wedding via some less familiar "and finally" whimsy. Also features the pick of listener cuttings sent in across the year - well, the broadcastable ones at least. Writer: Mike Shephard Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

Dead Ringers
What did Jeremy Corbyn really say under his breath in the house of commons?Listen

Dead Ringers
The government continues to provide plenty of employment to satire writers.Listen

Dead Ringers
A special Christmas episode with no mention of ChristmasListen



The Now Show - Series 53 - Episode 6
Hugh Dennis presents the week's news via topical sketches and stand up.Listen

The Now Show - Series 53 - Episode 6
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The Now Show - Series 53 - Episode 5
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The Now Show - Series 53 - Episode 4
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The Now Show - Series 53 - Episode 3
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The Now Show - Series 53 - Episode 2
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The Now Show - Series 53 - Episode 1
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News Quiz 19th October 2018
Miles Jupp is back in the host's chair and he's joined by Helen Lewis, Neil Delamere, Felicity Ward and Susan Calman. This week Theresa May wants a deal, China wants the moon on a stick and some Greek donkeys want a rest. Writers: Madeleine Brettingham, James Kettle and Benjamin Partridge with Edward Easton and Mike Shephard Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

News Quiz 12th October 2018
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 ProductionListen

News Quiz 5th October 2018
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 ProductionListen

News Quiz 28th September 2018
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 ProductionListen

News Quiz 21st September 2018
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 Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

News Quiz 14th September 2018
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 ProductionListen

News Quiz 7th September 2018
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 ProductionListen



News Quiz 31st August 2018
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 ProductionListen

The Now Show - Edinburgh Fringe Special
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.Listen

Classic Dead Ringers
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.Listen

Bonus episode: The Infinite Monkey Cage
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.Listen

Classic Dead Ringers
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 DareListen

Classic Dead Ringers
First broadcast on the 22nd July 2016. Theresa May?s first cabinet meeting, an investigation into the Winter Olympic doping scandal, and the new England manager makes his satirical debut. Starring: Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Debra Stephenson and Lewis Macleod. Written by: Nev Fountain & Tom Jamieson, Laurence Howarth, Ed Amsden & Tom Coles, James Bugg, Laura Major, Sarah Campbell, Max Davies, Jack Bernhardt, Liam Beirne, Alex Harvey and Sara Gibbs. Produced and created by Bill Dare. BBC Studios Production.Listen

Classic Dead Ringers
A classic episode of Dead Ringers from Friday 16th June 2017. Recorded the day before transmission, the satirical sketch show remains as sharp and topical as ever. Impressions and caricatures are the charming couriers of explosively satirical truth-bombs. The series is written by Private Eye writers Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain, together with Tom Coles, Ed Amsden, Sarah Campbell, Laurence Howarth, James Bugg, Laura Major, Max Davis, Jack Bernhardt and others. The series stars Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis MacLeod, Debra Stephenson and Duncan Wisbey. A BBC Studios Production.Listen



Newsjack Unplugged
Comedy monologues and sketches hosted by Tez Ilyas and featuring Gemma Arrowsmith.Listen

Dead Ringers
A satirical take on the news, sport, politics and Donald Trump.Listen

Dead Ringers
Holding a wobbly mirror up to the World Cup, Wimbledon and Brexit.Listen

Dead Ringers
Topical satire, this week covering politics, the World Cup and of course the weather.Listen

Dead Ringers 22nd June 2018
The topical satirical show that mixes political vituperation with media mauling and celebrity savaging. The series is written by Private Eye writers Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain, together with Tom Coles, Ed Amsden, Sarah Campbell, Laurence Howarth, James Bugg, Laura Major, Max Davis and others. The series stars Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis MacLeod, Debra Stephenson and Duncan Wisbey. A BBC Studios Production.Listen

Dead Ringers 15th June 2018
Recorded at Venue Cymru as part of the Craft of Comedy Festival in Llandudno. Dead Ringers cover the summit between Kim Yung Un and Donald Trump, and offer a guide to the World Cup for those who hear "And now Gary with the sport" and think it's a cue to go and brush their teeth. With Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis McLeod, Debra Stephenson and Duncan Wisbey. Written by Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain, Laurence Howarth, Ed Amsden & Tom Coles, Sarah Campbell, James Bugg, Max Davis, Mike Shephard, Sara Gibbs & Alex Hardy, Simon Alcock and Duncan Wisbey. The series stars Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis MacLeod, Debra Stephenson and Duncan Wisbey. Produced by Bill Dare. A BBC Studios Production.Listen

Dead Ringers 8.6.18
Holding a wobbly mirror up to the news.Listen



The News Quiz 1st June 2018
Miles is joined by Jeremy Hardy, Angela Barnes, Helen Lewis and Susan Calman for the final episode of this series. The teams tackle all the big stories of the week and Mamadou Gassama gets what we assume is his first mention in the history of the programme. Writers: Gabby Hutchinson-Crouch, James Kettle, Ian Smith with additional material by Laura Major and Chris Stokes Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz 250518
Miles Jupp is joined by Lucy Porter, Neil Delamere, Vicki Pepperdine and Hugo Rifkind for a satirical review of the week's news. This week the panel discuss underfunding of the NHS, the recent criticisms of Ofstead and the decline of Marks and Spencer. The Chair's script is written by Nick Doody, Clint Edwards and James Kettle with additional material by Gemma Arrowsmith and Laura Major. The Producer is Sam Michell and it was a BBC Studios Production.Listen

The News Quiz - 18.05.2018
Miles Jupp is joined by Jeremy Hardy, Zoe Lyons, Simon Evans and journalist Francis WheenListen

The News Quiz 110518
Miles Jupp is joined by Jeremy Hardy, Kiri Pritchard-Mclean, Helen Lewis and Fern Brady satirical review of the week's news. The panel discuss the USA's withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal, Vladimir Putin's surprise fourth term in office and Dr Dre's legal dispute with a gynecologist of the same name, The chair's script was written by Madeleine Brettingham, James Kettle and Robin Morgan, with additional material by Mike Shepherd and Catherine Brinkworth. The Producer is Joe Nunnery A BBC Studios Production.Listen

BONUS EDITION: 40 Years of The News Quiz
Miles Jupp presents a look back at 40 years of the Great British institution that is The News Quiz. Since 1977 when Barry Norman, the inaugural chairman of the programme advised us to ?keep taking those tabloids?, the News Quiz has charmed generations of listeners at home and abroad. The programme boasts upwards of 18 million listeners worldwide each year and the hallowed seats on its panel have been warmed by some of the biggest names from the worlds of both comedy and politics. In this programme, incumbent News Quiz chairman Miles Jupp takes a look back at the funniest, most controversial and downright delightful moments from the last forty years of a programme that has helped to define British satire. Miles will remind us how the News Quiz team tackled not just the serious world events of the last four decades but also how they got to grips with stories of donkeys getting stuck down wells and similar whimsy. Join Miles for 40 years of laughs (big ones), political insight (fleeting) and cuttings (rude) in one hour! Featuring: Linda Smith, Alan Coren, Andy Hamilton, Jeremy Hardy, Susan Calman, Barry Norman, Barry Took, Simon Hoggart, Sandi Toksvig, Clive James, Richard Ingrams, Mark Steel, Zoe Lyons, Angela Barnes, Fred MacAulay, Ian Hislop, Francis Wheen, Hugo Rifkind, Helen Lewis, Danny Finkelstein, Holly Walsh, John Sergeant, Desiree Birch, Sara Pascoe, Sarah MilListen

The News Quiz 040518
Miles Jupp is joined by Desiree Burch, Danny Finkelstein, Holly Walsh and Andy Zaltzman for a satirical review of the week's news. This week the panel discuss Amber Rudd?s resignation, the Local Elections and the Buddhist funeral of 800 defunct robot dogs. The Chair's script was written with James Kettle, Benjamin Partridge and Danielle Ward with additional material from Laura Major and Daniel Page. The Producer was Joe Nunnery A BBC Studios Production.Listen

The News Quiz 270418
Miles Jupp is joined by Andy Hamilton, Hugo Rifkind, Mark Steel and Suzi Ruffell for a satirical look at the week's biggest (and smallest) headlines. In this episode the panel discuss Trump and Macron's 'bromance', TSB's online banking crisis and a small Australian boy's great adventure. The Chair's script was written by Max Davis, James Kettle and Danielle Ward with additional material by Heidi Regan and Mike Shephard. The producer was Joe Nunnery A BBC Studios Production.Listen



The News Quiz 200418
Miles Jupp is joined by Michael Deacon, Kerry Godliman, Jeremy Hardy and Felicity Ward for a satirical review of the week's news. Tonight the panel discuss the parliamentary debate over military action in Syria, the treatment of the Windrush Generation and the best way to get out of a binding gym contract in Belgium. Written by James Kettle, Jenny Laville and Benjamin Partridge with additional material by Laura Major, Mike Shephard and Michael Stranney. Produced by Joe Nunnery A BBC Studios Production.Listen

The News Quiz 130418
Miles Jupp is joined by Angela Barnes, Andy Hamilton, Zoe Lyons and Hugo Rifkind for a satirical look at the week's news. This week the panel discuss Theresa May's response to the chemical attacks in Syria, Donald Trump's lawyer's uninvited guests and an over priced bag of stones. Written by Sarah Campbell, Jon Hunter, James Kettle and Laura Major with additional material by Simon Alcock. Produced by Joe Nunnery. A BBC Studios Production.Listen

The Now Show - Series 52 Episode 6
Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis and guests Tamar Broadbent, George Fouracres, Ola and Ellie Taylor present the week via topical stand-up and sketches. This week Steve and Hugh look at the current trend of world leaders and their countries going back to the future, Ellie looks at the possibility of a 'citizen wealth fund' in the UK, Ola examines Martin Luther King Jnr's legacy and special guest adult entertainer Stormy Daniels joins us in the studio thanks to the vocal and songwriting talents of Tamar. Steve and Hugh also sit down with Russian émigré and stand-up comedian Olga Koch, to find out what life was like in Russia in the early days of the Russian Federation. It was written by the cast with additional material by Jane Lamacraft, Robin Morgan, Laura Major and Catherine Brinkworth. It was a BBC Studios production.Listen

The Now Show - Series 52 Episode 5
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis and guests Andy Zaltzman, Mae Martin, Beardyman and Emma Sidi present the week via topical stand-up and sketches.Listen

The Now Show - Series 52 Episode 4
Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis and guests Gemma Arrowsmith, Marcus Brigstocke, Jess Robinson and Ahir Shah present the week via topical stand-up and sketches. Steve and Hugh try and get their heads round Cambridge Analytica, Marcus completely and definitely seriously calls for the Berlin Wall to be re-erected, while Ahir has a few things to say about baby boomers, and Jess tackles the news of a feminist James Bond. Steve and Hugh also talk to Adam Kay about his life as a Junior Doctor. It was a BBC Studios Production.Listen

The Now Show - Series 52 Episode 3
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The Now Show - Series 52 Episode 2
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week's news via topical stand-up, sketchesListen



The Now Show - Series 52 Episode 1
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis are back with a new series of The Now Show! They tackle the Beast from the East, the week of 'crunch speeches' and everyone favourite gun rights lobby, the NRA. Also starring Pippa Evans with her song about the bravery of America's Commander in Chief, Luke Kempner bring his vocal talents, Lucy Porter is inspired by the new head of the National Farmers Union, and Phil Wang welcomes our imminent Chinese overlords. SM: Marc Willcox Production coordinator: Sarah Sharpe Producer: Matt Stronge It's a BBC Studios Production.Listen

The News Quiz 23rd Feb 2018
Jeremy Hardy, Andy Hamilton, Vicki Pepperdine and Susan Calman are Miles' guests for the last episode in the current series. Speculation this week includes what might be happening at Chequers and why KFC has run out of C. Writers: Sarah Campbell, James Kettle and Danielle Ward with additional material by Simon Alcock and Laura Major Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz 16th Feb 2018
Jeremy Hardy, Helen Lewis, Andy Zaltzman and Katy Brand take on the news. Writers: James Kettle, Robin Morgan, Sarah Morgan with Sophie Duker and Mike Shephard. This week love is in the air with a Valentine's Day Brexit note and a risqué Georgian lifestyle manual. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz 9th Feb 2018
Mark Steel, Desiree Burch, Zoe Lyons and Fred MacAulay join Miles Jupp for more news quizzing. Prix fixe menu of Brexit, Suffragettes and snow-based sports. A la carte jokes option also available. Writers: James Kettle, Robin Morgan and Benjamin Partridge with Laura Major and Ian Smith Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz 2nd Feb 2018
Jeremy Hardy, Lucy Porter, Vicki Pepperdine and Hugo Rifkind join Miles for a round-up of the week's news. This week China Crisis, This Ole House and Talking Heads (orcas) Writers: Clint Edwards, James Kettle and Danielle Ward with Stephanie Laing and Mike Shephard Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz 26th Jan 2018
News Quiz, News Quiz, read all about it. Andy Hamilton, Angela Barnes, Andrew Maxwell and Fern Brady are Miles' guests this week. On this week's menu, the controversial Presidents Club dinner and "no steak night" at Wetherspoons. Written by: Jon Hunter, James Kettle and Jenny Laville with Laura Major and Glenn Moore Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz 19th Jan 2018
Joining Miles are Jeremy Hardy, Kerry Godliman, Daliso Chaponda and Isabel Hardman. This week a Carillion carry-on and Bayeux by here? Writers: Nick Doody, James Kettle, Jenny Laville with Scott Bennett and Mike Shephard Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen



The News Quiz 12th Jan 2018
Miles Jupp and team vs The News. Lining up this week are Angela Barnes, Lucy Porter, Lloyd Langford and political columnist for the Daily Mail, Peter Oborne. On the agenda this week, a cabinet reshuffle and a Coronation kerfuffle. Writers: Madeleine Brettingham, James Kettle, Benjamin Partridge with Laura Major, Mike Shephard and Katie Storey Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz 5th Jan 2018
This week Miles is joined by Helen Lewis, Andrew Maxwell, Zoe Lyons and Simon Evans. Topics include pricey trains, ongoing dramas across the pond and an unfortunate street name. Writers: James Kettle, Madeleine Brettingham, Max Davis, Mike Shephard and Sara Gibbs. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

Dead Ringers New Year Special
In the season of hope and renewal the team imagine the world on the verge of catastrophe.Listen

Dead Ringers Christmas Special
A Christmas treat served with plenty of gravy and a little bile.Listen

The Now Show - Fri 15 Dec 2017
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis with Kiri Pritchard-McLean, John O'Farrell, Daliso Chaponda, Tom Nelstrop & Jake Yapp. Produced by Victoria Lloyd A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The Now Show - Fri 08 Dec 2017
In the week that Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and David Davis admitted he had not ordered any economic impact reports on Brexit, Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week in sketch, stand up and song. Angela Barnes, Fern Brady, Graham Fellows, Thomas Nelstrop and Kwame Asante guest star.Listen

The Now Show - Fri - 01 12 2017
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches. This week we break out the commemorative china with Lucy Porter, explore Twitter panic with Kae Kurd and peek through the advent window with Flo and Joan. Plus an interview with Sunday Times Political Editor Tim Shipman. Featuring George Fouracres. Written by the Cast with additional material from Jon Hunter, Laura Major, Alice Gregg and Jenny Laville. Producer... Adnan Ahmed A BBC Studios ProductionListen



The Now Show - Fri 24 11 2017
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis re-cap the week with topical stand-up and sketches from guests Gareth Gwynn, Andy Zaltzman, Tamar Broadbent and Eshaan Akbar. It's budget week! We delve into our red box to present more sketches, stand up and song? Gareth Gwynn takes us on a magical mystery tour of local radio, Andy Zaltzman plays hardball, Tamar Broadbent chooses Avocados with Eshaan Akbar as interview guest. Producer...Adnan Ahmed BBC Studios ProductionListen

The Now Show - Fri 17 11 2017
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis re-cap the week via topical stand-up and sketches with guests Darren Harriott, Sophie Willan, Jake Yapp, Gemma Arrowsmith and food critic William Sitwell. Produced by Victoria Lloyd A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The Now Show - Fri 10 11 2017
In the week that Panorama uncovered the Paradise Papers, Punt and Dennis present a mix of topical stand-up and sketches which aims to explain the news. David Quantick looks at the Christmas ads, Grainne Maguire looks at the disparity in access to abortion across the UK, and Vikki Stone recaps a year of Donald Trump. Catherine Mayer discusses women's rights since Trump's election a year ago, and Luke Kempner supplies voices to make it all come to life. Produced by Victoria Lloyd A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The Now Show - Fri 03 11 2017
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis re-cap the week via topical stand-up and sketches with guests Sindhu Vee, Tez Ilyas, Pippa Evans and Luke Kempner. Producer...Victoria Lloyd A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz 27/10/17
Miles Jupp is joined by Simon Evans, Angela Barnes, Hugo Rifkind & Zoe Lyons to hash out the week's news. The teams discuss the China's leader Xi Jinping's political reshuffle, Lord Lawson's climate change denial on Radio 4's Today programme and Labour MP Jarad O'Hara's suspension from the party. The chair's script is written by James Kettle, Benjamin Partridge and David Reed with additional material by Saskia Preston and Robin Morgan. The producer is Joe Nunnery A BBC Studios Production.Listen

The News Quiz 20/10/17
Miles Jupp is joined by Hugo Rifkind, Desiree Burch, Jeremy Hardy & Suzi Ruffell to hash out the week's news. This week the panelists will be discussing the implications of a Brexit 'no deal' scenario, the FA's racism inquiry and Storm Ophelia. The host's script is written by James Kettle, Sarah Morgan & Benjamin Partridge with additional material by Daniel Hooper and Jenny Laville. The producer is Joe Nunnery and it's a BBC Studios Production.Listen

The News Quiz 131017
Host Miles Jupp is joined by Rich Hall, Helen Lewis, Mark Steel and Kiri Pritchard-McLean to hash out the week's biggest news stories. The panel discuss the Harvey Weinstein accusations, the SNP Party Conference and Yorkshire's many bids for devolution. The Chair's script was written by Liam Beirne, Max Davis and James Kettle with additional material by Rebecca Channon, Caroline Mabey and Jenny Laville. The producer was Joe Nunnery and it was a BBC Studios Production.Listen



The News Quiz 061017
Miles Jupp is joined by Jeremy Hardy, Suzi Ruffell, Lloyd Langford & Katy Brand to hash out the week's headlines. This week the panel discuss Theresa May's Conservative Party Conference speech, the collapse of Monarch Airlines and the potential discovery of Santa Claus' grave. The News is read by Zeb Soanes The Chair's script is written by Jon Hunter, James Kettle and Danielle Ward with additional material by Jenny Laville and Laura Sleep. The Producer is Joe Nunnery and it's a BBC Studios Production.Listen

The News Quiz 290917
Miles Jupp is joined by Holly Walsh, Andrew Maxwell, Fern Brady and Isabel Hardman to discuss the Labour Party Conference, Germany's election results & Donald Trump's feud with the NFL. Written by Sarah Campbell, Jon Hunter and James Kettle with additional material from Athena Kugblenu and Jenny Lavillie. The producer was Joe Nunnery and it was a BBC Studios Production.Listen

The News Quiz 220917
Miles Jupp is joined by Jeremy Hardy, Lucy Porter, Daniel Finkelstein & Sarah Kendall to discuss Theresa May and Boris Johnson's views on Brexit, Ryanair's flight chaos and The Liberal Democrat Party conference. Writers - Madeline Brettingham, Max Davis and James Kettle with additional material by Danielle Grufferty and Jenny Laville Producer - Joe Nunnery A BBC Studios Production.Listen

The News Quiz 150917
Andy Hamilton, Desiree Burch, Hugo Rifkind and Kerry Godliman join host Miles Jupp to hash out the week's news which includes a double defeat for Theresa May, Hilary Clinton's new book and a drunk Welshman on a stag do setting a world record. Written by James Kettle, Madeleine Brettingham, Nick Doody with additional material from Robin Morgan and Jenny Laville. Producer was Joe Nunnery A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The News Quiz 080917
Jeremy Hardy, Zoe Lyons, Simon Evans and Helen Lewis join Miles Jupp to discuss the North Korean nuclear stand-off, public sector pay caps and the death of the Yellow Pages. Written by James Kettle, Gareth Gwynn and Gabby Hutchinson Crouch with additional material from Ian Smith and Robin Morgan. The producer was Joe Nunnery A BBC Studios Production.Listen

The Museum Of Curiosity (Series 11, Ep 6)
This week, the Professor of Ignorance John Lloyd and his curator, the brilliant Romesh Ranganathan welcome: The Australian writer of Puberty Blues, newspaper columnist, Simpsons writer, charity ambassador and formerly obsessive teen fan of Spike Milligan, Kathy Lette. Author and adventurer, podcaster and editor, member of Team UK in the European Miniature Golf Championships and the man who has read all the books you should have, Andy Miller. and Comedian, actor, author, presenter, film director, documentary maker, social media guru, atheist, activist, businessman, charity patron, voice-over artist, panel show host, sitcom writer, movie star and ambassador for Norwich City FC, Stephen Fry. This week, the Museum?s Guest Committee offer as exhibits the mysterious thing that drives women to be mothers, a receptacle for honey that contains nothing more than a broken balloon and ? a bunch of grapes. The show was researched by Anne Miller of QI and Mike Turner. The production coordinator was Tamara Shilham. The producers were Richard Turner and James Harkin. It was a BBC Studios production.Listen

The Museum Of Curiosity (Series 11, Ep 5)
This week, the Professor of Ignorance John Lloyd and his curator, the brilliant Romesh Ranganathan welcome: A costume designer who has dressed Johnny Depp, Madonna and Tom Cruise, Penny Rose. Truth seeker, commentator, author, biographer, columnist and Private Eye?s Editor, Francis Wheen. and Professor of Volcanology at Cambridge University and author who travels from the Antarctic to darkest North Korea in search of the Hot Stuff, Clive Oppenheimer. This week, the Museum?s Guest Committee offer as exhibits a decorous device for lifting a Victorian lady?s skirt, a letter that Karl Marx never wrote and a tin can full of liquid rock. The show was researched by Anne Miller of QI and Mike Turner. The production coordinator was Tamara Shilham. The producers were Richard Turner and James Harkin. It was a BBC Studios production.Listen



The Museum of Curiosity (Series 11, Ep 4)
This week, the Professor of Ignorance John Lloyd and his curator, the brilliant Romesh Ranganathan welcome: The Austentatiously funny improvisor, comedian and writer Cariad Lloyd. The Huddersfield girl who escaped modelling and headed for the Yorkshire hills, Amanda Owen. and The broadcaster, reporter, after-dinner speaker, former MP and Lord Commissioner of the Treasury, panellist, performer, Dictionary Corner occupant, Chancellor of the University of Chester, President of the Association of British Scrabble Players and prodigiously prolific author Gyles Brandreth. This week, the Museum?s Guest Committee offer as exhibits a bleak but cuddly Finnish troll, a tiny device that commands attention and a button with a dramatic past. The show was researched by Anne Miller of QI and Mike Turner. The production coordinator was Tamara Shilham. The producers were Richard Turner and James Harkin. It was a BBC Studios Production.Listen

The Museum Of Curiosity (Series 11, Ep 3)
This week, the Professor of Ignorance John Lloyd and his curator, the brilliant Romesh Ranganathan welcome: The internationally acclaimed conductor, actor, writer, comedian and broadcaster Rainer Hersch The doctor, Antarctic explorer, and prospective Martian astronaut Beth Healey and The painter, author and textile, ceramics & costume designer Kaffe Fassett. This week, the Museum?s Guest Committee offer as exhibits a vast home-made architectural folly, a wind instrument that takes you back to school and a station the size of a football pitch that weighs absolutely nothing and moves at 18,000 mph. The show was researched by Anne Miller of QI and Mike Turner. The production coordinator was Tamara Shilham. The producers were Richard Turner and James Harkin. It was a BBC Studios Production.Listen

The Museum Of Curiosity (Series 11, Ep 2)
This week, the Professor of Ignorance John Lloyd and his curator, the brilliant Romesh Ranganathan welcome: The comedian, artist, performance poet, musician, radio DJ, author, musical actor and former Museum of Curiosity Curator, Phill Jupitus Criminologist, broadcaster, writer and award-winning documentary film-maker, Roger Graef; and The novelist, Michelin-starred restauranteur and food columnist who is also Chancellor of Queen Margaret University as well as judge on The Great British Bake Off, Prue Leith. This week, the Museum?s Guest Committee offer as exhibits the world?s first celebrity chef, a newspaper headline calling for longer sentences and one evening in Chelmsford Odeon on Sunday July 26th 1981. The show was researched by Anne Miller of QI and Mike Turner. The production coordinator was Tamara Shilham. The producers were Richard Turner and James Harkin. It was a BBC Studios Production.Listen

The Museum of Curiosity (Series 11, Ep 1)
1/6 John Lloyd and Romesh Ranganathan with Cally Beaton, Sally Phillips, and Suzy LishmanListen

Dead Ringers
The UK's most downloaded satire show.Listen

Dead Ringers
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Snapping at the heels of news.Listen



Dead Ringers
Weekly topical satire.Listen

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A satirical skewering of the news.Listen

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Topical satire from the usual suspects.Listen

Dead Ringers - Friday 16th June 2017
Recorded the day before transmission, the satirical sketch show remains as sharp and topical as ever. Impressions and caricatures are the charming couriers of explosively satirical truth-bombs. The series is written by Private Eye writers Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain, together with Tom Coles, Ed Amsden, Sarah Campbell, Laurence Howarth, James Bugg, Laura Major, Max Davis, Jack Bernhardt and others. The series stars Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis MacLeod, Deborah Stephenson and Duncan Wisbey.Listen

FriComedy: The News Quiz 9th June 2017
Mark Steel, Hugo Rifkind, Rich Hall and Katy Brand join Miles to find the funny in all things general election. The team tackle the small matter of a general election, an intriguing hearing in the USA and an unorthodox lifeguard recruitment drive. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

FriComedy: The News Quiz 2nd May 2017
Jeremy Hardy, Desiree Burch, Simon Evans and Helen Lewis are Miles' guests for another round of News Quizzing.Listen

FriComedy: The News Quiz 26th May 2017
Jeremy Hardy, Holly Walsh, Suzi Ruffell and Andrew Maxwell are Miles Jupp's guests for another round of News Quizzing. This week Miles and teams attempt to negotiate a "U-turn". Producer: Joe Nunnery A BBC Studios ProductionListen



FriComedy: The News Quiz 19th May 2017
Miles captains an exciting formation of newshounds: Francis Wheen, John Robins, Angela Barnes and Kiri Pritchard-McLean This week, manifold manifestos, a flying Dutchman and a close encounter with a wild boar. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

FriComedy: The News Quiz 12th May 2017
Susan Calman , Zoe Lyons, Lloyd Langford and Peter Curran are all corralled into a newsy formation by Miles Jupp This week Miles and team steel themselves to deal with a leak. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

FriComedy: The News Quiz 5th May 2017
This week Miles's panel takes the form of Jeremy Hardy, Angela Barnes, Sarah Kendall and Danny Finkelstein. The team discuss that leaky Brexit dinner, Diane Abbott's scrape with a Ferrari and the nationwide local elections. The kind of fun-packed week that might make Prince Philip reconsider and come back to the thick of the action. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

FriComedy: The News Quiz 28th Apr 2017
Miles is joined by Hugo Rifkind, Katy Brand, Rich Hall and Kiri Pritchard-McLean. A revisiting of the week in general electioneering as well as some vital learning from grandmas about how to throw a basketball properly. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

FriComedy: The News Quiz 21st Apr 2017
Jeremy Hardy, Andy Hamilton, Helen Lewis and Susan Calman are Miles' guests for the first episode in the series. It's the first episode of series 93 of the News Quiz and the whole country is talking about only one thing. And it's not the rise in the urban fox population in Bournemouth... although that does get a mention. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The Now Show 14/04/17
Steve Punt, Luke Kempner, Pippa Evans, Al Porter, Rich Peppiatt, Vikki Stone & Lucy Porter present the week in news through stand-up and sketches. Produced by Joe Nunnery A BBC Studios ProductionListen

The Now Show 07/04/17
Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis and guests present the week in news through stand-up and sketchesListen



The Now Show 07/04/17
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis are joined by Ivo Graham, Daliso Chaponda, Pippa Evans and Luke Kempner to present the week in news through stand-up and sketches. Malawian stand-up Daliso Chaponda explores Kim Jong Un's aversion to jibes about his weight. Ivo Graham offers his take on Pepsi's much maligned new advertising campaign. Pippa Evans sings an ode to Deliveroo's corporate speech and in the wake of Cadbury and Pepsi's PR disasters this week Public Relations Guru Trevor Morris talks to Steve and Hugh about what they could have done differently.Listen

The Now Show 31/03/17
Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis and guests present the week in news through stand-up and sketches. Kiri Pritchard McLean airs her grievance with the Daily Mail?s ?Legs-it? headline, Tudur Owen considers the future for Wales, should Scotland gain independence and broadcaster Peter Curran discusses the early days of the internet with Punt and Dennis.Listen

The Now Show 24/03/17
Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis and guests share some Comic Relief.Listen

The Now Show 17/03/17
Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis and guests present the week in news through stand-up and sketches. Jack Carroll explores the possible impact of President Trump's health-care reform, Jake Yapp plans for a time when robots take all of our jobs and Lord West of Spithead joins Punt and Dennis to discuss the function of the House of Lords in modern politics.Listen

The Now Show 10/03/17
Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis and guests present the week in news through stand-up and sketches. This week we look at Philip Hammond's budget and hear from Kerry Godliman in the week of International Women's Day. Lucy Porter gives us the lowdown on the French Presidential election and Pippa Evans helps us feel less overwhelmed. Plus intelligence specialist Julian Fisher. Featuring: Luke Kempner. With Additional Material by: Benjamin Partridge, Andy Woolton, Ben Hillyar, David Mayes and Jenny Laville Producers: Adnan Ahmed and Joe Nunnery BBC Studios Production.Listen

The Now Show 03/03/17
Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis and guests present the week in news through stand-up and sketches. Mae Martin discusses President Trump's repeal of federal guidance allowing transpersons to use the bathroom they identify with and her own odd experiences in public toilets. Andy Zaltzman proposes an innovative new alternative to the House of Lords. Jess Robinson ponders what it'd be like if Beyoncé, Adele and Little Mix targeted women the way advertisers do. The Guardian's Maeve Shearlaw offers insights into the recent assassination of Kim Jong Nam.Listen

FriComedy: The News Quiz 24th Feb 2017
Susan Calman, Charlie Higson, Sarah Kendall and Lucy Porter join Miles' for this the last show in the current series. A rollercoaster week of by-elections and pie selections. Strap in everyone. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen



FriComedy: The News Quiz 17th Feb 2017
This week Miles presides over a panel of news hounds in the form of Jeremy Hardy, Romesh Ranganathan, Simon Evans and Gina Yashere. All the week's big political goings-on with a story about horses and tequila at the end to take the edge off. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

FriComedy: The News Quiz 10th Feb 2017
Jeremy Hardy, Francis Wheen, Kerry Godliman and Holly Walsh slalom their way through another week of headlines with Miles. This week Clive Lewis stands down, John Bercow stands up and what happens when seagulls attack? Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

FriComedy: The News Quiz 3rd Feb 2017
Susan Calman, Andy Hamilton, Katy Brand and Lloyd Langford are amongst Miles' esteemed guests for this week's round of news-wrangling. Theresa May won a vote, Donald Trump won a vote and François Fillon might have to drop out of a vote. Orangutans can't vote but still feature in the programme. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen

FriComedy: The News Quiz 27th Jan 2017
Miles Jupp chews the headline fat with Jeremy Hardy, Zoe Lyons, Helen Lewis and Vicki Pepperdine. The team track Theresa May's busy week: from the UK Supreme Court to Washington via a Trident rocket (not literally). Contains added Morris Dancing. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Studios ProductionListen



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