Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4

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Sinopsis

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

Episodios

  • The Now Show - 26th February - ft Jess Fosketew, Beardyman and Ken Cheng...

    The Now Show - 26th February - ft Jess Fosketew, Beardyman and Ken Cheng...

    26/02/2021 Duración: 29min

    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 Production

  • The News Quiz - 19th February 2021

    The News Quiz - 19th February 2021

    19/02/2021 Duración: 27min

    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 Production

  • The News Quiz - 12th February 2021

    The News Quiz - 12th February 2021

    12/02/2021 Duración: 27min

    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 Production

  • The News Quiz - 5th February 2021

    The News Quiz - 5th February 2021

    05/02/2021 Duración: 27min

    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 Production

  • The News Quiz - 29th January 2021

    The News Quiz - 29th January 2021

    29/01/2021 Duración: 27min

    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 Production

  • The News Quiz - 22nd January 2021

    The News Quiz - 22nd January 2021

    22/01/2021 Duración: 28min

    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 Production

  • The News Quiz - 15th January 2021

    The News Quiz - 15th January 2021

    15/01/2021 Duración: 27min

    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 Production

  • The News Quiz - 8th January 2021

    The News Quiz - 8th January 2021

    08/01/2021 Duración: 28min

    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 Production

  • News Quiz Best of 2020 - 1st Jan 2021

    News Quiz Best of 2020 - 1st Jan 2021

    01/01/2021 Duración: 27min

    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 Production

  • Dead Ringers - Christmas Day Special 2020

    Dead Ringers - Christmas Day Special 2020

    25/12/2020 Duración: 27min

    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 Production

  • Dead Ringers - Christmas Specials 2020 - Episode 2

    Dead Ringers - Christmas Specials 2020 - Episode 2

    18/12/2020 Duración: 28min

    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 Production

  • Dead Ringers - Christmas Specials 2020 - Episode 1

    Dead Ringers - Christmas Specials 2020 - Episode 1

    11/12/2020 Duración: 27min

    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.

  • The Now Show - 4th December 2020

    The Now Show - 4th December 2020

    04/12/2020 Duración: 27min

    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 Production

  • The Now Show - 27th November 2020

    The Now Show - 27th November 2020

    27/11/2020 Duración: 28min

    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 Production

  • The Now Show - 20th November 2020

    The Now Show - 20th November 2020

    20/11/2020 Duración: 29min

    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 Production

  • The Now Show - 13th November 2020

    The Now Show - 13th November 2020

    13/11/2020 Duración: 29min

    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 Production

  • The News Quiz - Friday 23rd October 2020

    The News Quiz - Friday 23rd October 2020

    23/10/2020 Duración: 28min

    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 Production

  • The News Quiz - Friday 16th October 2020

    The News Quiz - Friday 16th October 2020

    16/10/2020 Duración: 28min

    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 Production

  • The News Quiz - Friday 9th October 2020

    The News Quiz - Friday 9th October 2020

    09/10/2020 Duración: 28min

    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 Production

  • The News Quiz - Friday 2nd October 2020

    The News Quiz - Friday 2nd October 2020

    02/10/2020 Duración: 28min

    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 Production

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