The News Quiz, the prototype for television's Have I Got News For You, has been broadcast on Radio 4 since 1977. These extracts, selected by the programme's chairman, Barry Took, feature the panel's wit and wisdom in providing answers to questions on items of national and global news.
Series 75 of the show that takes a satirical look at the week's news. Chaired by Sandi Toksvig. Episodes include "Bills, Blair and Belhadj"; "Ghettos, Gap Years and the God Particle"; "Weirdos, War Games and Website Dating"; "Conferences, Catfights and Cuts"; and "Conservative Revolts and Charity Shops". Panellists include Dominic Lawson, Jeremy Hardy, Fred Macaulay, Andy Hamilton, Susan Calman, Marcus Brigstocke, Hugo Rifkind, Julia Hartley-Brewer, Laura Solon, Phill Jupitus, Bob Mills, and others.
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A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Sandi Toksvig. Panellists include Jeremy Hardy, Jo Brand and Lloyd Langford.
The complete series of eight episodes of the topical comedy quiz show also includes the Team News Quiz vs. Team Now Show special edition. Joining host Sandi Toksvig and regular panellist Jeremy Hardy are, in Episodes 1 and 2: Susan Calman, Samira Ahmed and Nick Doody. In Episode 3 The News Quiz (Sandi Toksvig & Jeremy Hardy) take on The Now Show (Steve Punt & Hugh Dennis), with host Rory Bremner.
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Here are four of the best episodes of the comedy news show, including appearances by the late Linda Smith, as well as Simon Hoggart's final edition as chairman. Since 1977, BBC Radio 4's funniest and quirkiest game show has been answering questions and offering wit and wisdom on global happenings, national news, and, quite frankly, pathetic parochial events. Now you can enjoy the highlights of last year's news, distilled by the very best and wittiest panellists.
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Four of the best editions from recent series of the popular BBC Radio 4 comedy news quiz, featuring Sandi Toksvig, Andy Hamilton, Alan Coren, Jeremy Hardy and a variety of guest players.
Sandi Toksvig takes over as chairman in four editions of the ever-funny comedy news quiz, with panellists including Alan Coren, Andy Hamilton, and Jeremy Hardy.
A fourth volume of highlights from recent series of The News Quiz, presented by chairman Simon Hoggart. Since 1977, BBC Radio 4's funniest and quirkiest game show has been answering questions and offering wit and wisdom on global happenings, national news and quite frankly pathetic parochial events.
Here is a third volume of highlights from recent series of The News Quiz, presented by chairman Simon Hoggart.
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