Newsjack – Topical Sketch Show

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The week’s stories cobbled together in a scrapbook-sketch-show. With Romesh Ranganathan.

6 Apr 14 April 10, 2014

The week's stories cobbled together in a scrapbook-sketch-show, which anyone can write for. Uninformed, up to the minute, down to the dregs. Presented by Romesh Ranganathan who is joined this week by and starring Lewis MacLeod, Pippa Evans and Alice Levine.

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5 Apr 14 April 3, 2014
The week's stories cobbled together in a scrapbook-sketch-show. Presented by Romesh Ranganathan and starring Lewis MacLeod, Morgana Robinson and Pippa Evans. Produced by Arnab Chanda & Charlie Perkins....
4 Mar 14 March 27, 2014
The week's stories cobbled together in a scrapbook-sketch-show. Presented by Romesh Ranganathan and starring Ellie White, Lewis MacLeod and Margaret Cabourn-Smith. Produced by Arnab Chanda & Charlie Perkins....
3 Mar 2014 March 20, 2014
The week's stories cobbled together in a scrapbook-sketch-show. Presented by Romesh Ranganathan and starring Lewis MacLeod, Morgana Robinson and Pippa Evans. Produced by Arnab Chanda & Charlie Perkins....
2 Mar 14 March 13, 2014
The week's stories cobbled together in a scrapbook-sketch-show. Presented by Romesh Ranganathan and starring Lewis MacLeod, Margaret Cabourn-Smith & Pippa Evans. Produced by Arnab Chanda & Charlie Perkins....
1 Mar 14 March 6, 2014
The week's stories cobbled together in a scrapbook-sketch-show. Presented by Romesh Ranganathan and starring Lewis MacLeod, Margaret Cabourn-Smith & Morgana Robinson. Produced by Arnab Chanda & Charlie Perkins....
4 Oct 13 Oct. 10, 2013
Topical comedy starring Justin Edwards, Lewis Macleod, Nadia Kamil & Pippa Evans. Produced by Carl Cooper & Lyndsay Fenner....
Newsjack: 21st March 2013 March 21, 2013
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Newsjack is BBC Radio 4 Extra's topical sketch show that anyone can write for. This week, we'll be getting the latest news from the Eastleigh by-election, which we've downgraded to a game of rock, paper, scissors, and getting a surprise visit from the most unexpected man around. Featuring Margaret Cabourn-Smith, ...
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Newsjack is BBC Radio 4 Extra's topical sketch show that anyone can write for. This week, we'll be crashing into your wireless from outer space [LIKE AN ASTEROID] with sketches about lovestruck pandas, schools for 'the gifted' and Ed Miliband finding a cunning way to realise his greatest dream. Featuring ...
It's the last episode in the current series of Radio 4 Extra's topical sketch show with an open-door policy, so we've been allowed to bring in Justin Edwards, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Pippa Evans and Lewis Macleod. In the show this week are a musical legend, a retired President, and an am-dram ...
On BBC Radio 4 Extra's topical sketch show this week, Justin Edwards, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Pippa Evans and Lewis Macleod go up 23 miles in a satirical balloon before plummetting towards jokes at a terrifying speed. The show features some films aimed at very grown ups, a question more tricky that ...
Another edition of BBC Radio 4 Extra's topical sketch show, brought to you by magic over the air which is made out of internet, and is worth a heck of a lot of money. Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Justin Edwards, Pippa Evans and Lewis MacLeod look at conference speeches, austerity schools, and ...
Newsjack: 27th Sept 2012. Sept. 27, 2012
In a week where the news was dominated by plebs, it feels only right that Justin Edwards, Nadia Kamil, Cariad Lloyd and Lewis MacLeod should be in this edition of the topical sketch show that anyone can write for. Ghastly people. Anyway, among the stories being mocked this week are ...
Newsjack: 20th Sep 2012. Sept. 20, 2012
Justin Edwards, Nadia Kamil, Cariad Lloyd and Lewis MacLeod kick off a seventh season of the topical sketch show that anyone can write for. This week they not only take a wry and sideways look at the week's news, but they do so from over a mile away, using a ...
Newsjack: Series 6 Ep 6 March 29, 2012
As the unseasonally hot sun sets on yet another series of Newsjack, the unseasonally tall Justin Edwards dons his best bib and tucker and waltzes elegantly through the Ballroom of News, gently embracing the comic talents of Lewis Macleod, Margaret Cabourn-Smith and Cariad Lloyd as he gracefully does so. All ...
Newsjack: Series 6 Ep 5 March 22, 2012
In the week when one Justin Edwards gained internet notoriety by being a big old rudey-pants, another Justin Edwards behaves so impeccably that you’d happily take him to meet your Nan, where he could entertain her by presenting a selection of funny jokes and sketches based on the events of ...
Justin Edwards, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Pippa Evans and Lewis MacLeod do jokes about the big stories of the week, such as the Lib Dem conference, David Cameron's trip to America, and an owl in a pipe. And there's nothing weird about that. Although there is something a little weird about the ...
Justin Edwards, Pippa Evans, Margaret Cabourn-Smith and Lewis MacLeod say some funny things about this week's news in front of a room full of people. Some of the funny things are about internet search engines, some are about the WI, some are about Cardinal O'Brien and some are about Pippa ...