Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4

Download the best new comedy from Radio 4, every Friday. Features The News Quiz, The Now Show, Dead Ringers and The Museum of Curiosity.

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      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.


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      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...


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      Dead Ringers 8.6.18


      Holding a wobbly mirror up to the news.


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      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 Production


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      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.


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      The News Quiz - 18.05.2018


      Miles Jupp is joined by Jeremy Hardy, Zoe Lyons, Simon Evans and journalist Francis Wheen


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       2018-05-18  28m
       
       

      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...


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       2018-05-11  29m
       
       

      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...


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       2018-05-11  29m
       
       

      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 p...


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       2018-05-09  57m
       
       

      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.


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       2018-05-04  29m