Newsjack

Newsjack

United Kingdom

This week's stories lovingly bashed, mashed and moulded into sketches, one-liners and vox-pops by the public. Trying to make sense of it all is our host, Nish Kumar.

Episodes

Episode 4  

BBC Radio 4 Extra's topical sketch show Newsjack continues its 16th series with host Angela Barnes. Irreverent and satirical, Newsjack is the scrapbook sketch show written entirely by the Great British public, and then bought to life by a revolving cast of sketch performers. This week's cast features Jason Forbes, Emma Sidi and Paul G.Raymond. In this edition we visit Norfolk, step into the Dragon's Den and hear from Easy D. The programme continues to be a showcase for new comedy writing: anyone can submit material (sketches and one-line jokes) - these can be submitted every week of the six week run. Details for submitting material can be found here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00kvs8r Producers: Adnan Ahmed and Abby C. Kumar BBC Studios Production.

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Episode 3  

BBC Radio 4 Extra's topical sketch show Newsjack continues its 16th series with brand new host Angela Barnes. Irreverent and satirical, Newsjack is the scrapbook sketch show written entirely by the Great British public, and then bought to life by a revolving cast of sketch performers. This week's cast features Luke Kempner, Alison Thea-Skot and George Fouracres. In this edition we eavesdrop on Donald Trump and Theresa May's correspondence, have Labour call on a past leader for help and even hear Angela face some stiff competition as host... The programme continues to be a showcase for new comedy writing: anyone can submit material (sketches and one-line jokes) - these can be submitted every week of the six week run. Details for submitting material can be found here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00kvs8r Producers: Adnan Ahmed and Abby C. Kumar Script Editors: Ed Amsden and Tom Coles Production Co-ordinator: Beverly Tagg BBC Studios Production.

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Episode 2  

BBC Radio 4 Extra's topical sketch show Newsjack continues its 16th series with brand new host Angela Barnes. Irreverent and satirical, Newsjack is the scrapbook sketch show written entirely by the Great British public, and then bought to life by a revolving cast of sketch performers. This weeks cast features Daniel Barker, Celeste Dring and Joe Barnes. In this edition we start a petition, look at the 'special relationship' and listen in to the handover of Great British Bake Off... The programme continues to be a showcase for new comedy writing: anyone can submit material (sketches and one-line jokes) - these can be submitted every week of the six week run. Details for submitting material can be found here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00kvs8r Producers: Adnan Ahmed and Abby Kumar Script Editors: Gabby Hutchinson-Crouch and Robin Morgan Production Co-ordinator: Beverly Tagg BBC Studios Production.

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Newsjack, 26 January 2017  

BBC Radio 4 Extra’s topical sketch show Newsjack returns for its 16th series with brand new host Angela Barnes. Irreverent and satirical, Newsjack is the scrapbook sketch show written entirely by the Great British public, and then bought to life by a revolving cast of sketch performers. This weeks cast features George Fouracres, Freya Parker and Jason Forbes. The programme continues to be a showcase for new comedy writing: anyone can submit material (sketches and one-line jokes) – these can be submitted every week of the six week run. In this week's show the cast discover alternative facts in the White House, Meet The Spiralizer and go Trainspotting on Southern Rail. Details for submitting material can be found here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00kvs8r Producers: Adnan Ahmed and Abby C. Kumar Script Editors: Ed Amsden and Tom Coles Production Co-Ordinator: Beverly Tagg BBC Studios Production

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Episode 1  

BBC Radio 4 Extra's topical sketch show Newsjack returns for its 16th series with brand new host Angela Barnes. Irreverent and satirical, Newsjack is the scrapbook sketch show written entirely by the Great British public, and then bought to life by a revolving cast of sketch performers. In this week's show the cast discover alternative facts in the White House, Meet The Spiralizer and go Trainspotting on Southern Rail. Cast: George Fouracres, Freya Parker and Jason Forbes. Producers: Adnan Ahmed and Abby C. Kumar Script Editors: Ed Amsden and Tom Coles The programme continues to be a showcase for new comedy writing: anyone can submit material (sketches and one-line jokes) -- these can be submitted every week of the six week run. Details for submitting material can be found here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00kvs8r BBC Studios Production.

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Newsjack Needs You!  

Newsjack returns on the 26th of January with new host Angela Barnes. The show is powered by sketches and one liners from the general public and we need you! Why not make this series the one where you get your gags on the radio? We're looking for sketches (deadline - noon Monday) and one liners (Noon Tuesday). You can read more on what we’d like to see and download the template for submissions on our website and send your stuff to us at newsjacksubmissions@bbc.co.uk. Remember to follow us on twitter @newsjackbbc too.

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Episode 6  

This week's stories lovingly bashed, mashed and moulded into sketches, one-liners and vox-pops written by the public. Trying to make sense of it all is our host, Nish Kumar. In this week's show edition we go on a protest with Boris Johnson and listen in on Q unveiling a new gadget for James Bond... This week Nish is joined by Kieran Hodgson, Freya Parker and Camille Ucan. Newsjack was produced by Adnan Ahmed and Matt Stronge. Script Editors: Gabby Hutchinson Crouch and Tom Neenan. Production Co-ordinator: Beverly Tagg. It was a BBC Radio Comedy Production.

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Episode 5  

This week's stories lovingly bashed, mashed and moulded into sketches, one-liners and hot-takes by the public. Trying to make sense of it all is host Nish Kumar.

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Episode 4  

This week's stories lovingly bashed, mashed and moulded into sketches, one-liners and vox-pops written by the public. Trying to make sense of it all is our host, Nish Kumar. In this week's show edition we hear about 'Owen Smith - The Movie', take a trip to Iceland and listen in on a meeting of evil dentists... This week Nish is joined by James Meehan, Alison Thea-Skot and Freya Parker. Newsjack was produced by Adnan Ahmed and Matt Stronge. Script Editors: Ed Amsden and Tom Coles. Production Co-ordinator: Beverly Tagg. It was a BBC Radio Comedy Production.

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Episode 3  

This week's stories lovingly bashed into sketches and one-liners written by the public.

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Episode 2  

This week's stories lovingly bashed, mashed and moulded into sketches, one-liners and vox-pops written by the public. Trying to make sense of it all is our host, Nish Kumar. This week Nish is joined by Celeste Dring, George Fouracres and Ellie White. In this weeks episode, we listen into auditions for the new host of Great British Bake Off, explore David Cameron's legacy and take a bus trip. Newsjack was produced by Tamara Shilham and Adnan Ahmed. The production coordinator was Beverly Tagg. Script Editors: Grainne Maguire and Sarah Campbell It was a BBC Radio Comedy Production.

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Episode 1  

This week's stories lovingly bashed, mashed and moulded into sketches, one-liners and vox-pops written by the public. Trying to make sense of it all is our host, Nish Kumar. This week we ask what does Brexit means Brexit mean? Who are Apple's biggest rivals, and Nish has a shock announcement. Nish is joined by Vivienne Acheampong, Kieran Hodgson and Emma Sidi. Newsjack was produced by Matt Stronge and Adnan Ahmed. The production coordinator was Beverly Tagg. Script Editors: Ed Amsden and Tom Coles It was a BBC Radio Comedy Production.

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