Miles Jupp

The News Quiz: Vintage Treasures
  • The News Quiz: Vintage Treasures

    • BBC Radio Comedy

    • Full Cast (Read by)

    • Sandi Toksvig (Read by)

    • Barry Took (Read by)

    • Bill Tidy (Read by)

    • Simon Hoggart (Read by)

    • Ian Hislop (Read by)

    • Sarah Millican (Read by)

    • Miles Jupp (Read by)

    • Susan Calman (Read by)

    Almost as breathtaking as the treasures from Sutton Hoo, 14 archive episodes of the long-running topical Radio 4 panel show, chaired by Barry Took, Bill Tidy, Simon Hoggart and Sandi Toksvig.

    Now on display for the first time, these valuable editions can be dated to between 1980 and 2012 and tell us much about the headline-grabbing issues, incidents and individuals of yesteryear.

    Joining regular panellists Alan Coren, Richard Ingrams, Jeremy Hardy and Andy Hamilton are a treasure trove of guest players including Nigel Dempster, Ian Hislop, Michael Grade, Rory Bremner, Linda Smith, Sue MacGregor, Armando Iannucci, Fred MacAulay, Francis Wheen, Sue Perkins, Josie Long, Hugo Rifkind, Miles Jupp, Sarah Millican, Paul Sinha, John Craven, Gay Search, Tom Wrigglesworth, Susan Calman and many more.

    Alongside the regular programmes are three bejewelled editions of News Quiz of the Year, from 1987 and 1991, plus the Millennium Special edition first broadcast on New Year's Eve 1999.

    This release contains adult language and references that reflect the era in which it was first broadcast.

    Episode selection by Michael Stevens

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    © 2021 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd

Miles Jupp is an actor, comedian and writer. He started performing stand-up in 2000, and the following year won both So You Think You're Funny and The Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year. He was nominated for the Perrier Best Newcomer award for his debut Edinburgh solo show Gentlemen Prefer Brogues. He contributes to a number of Radio 4 shows as well as his own series for the station Miles Jupp's Real World (with Frankie Boyle). His TV credits include The Thick Of It, Gary: Tank Commander and Rev. His film work includes Made In Dagenham, Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix and Sherlock Holmes. He is known to younger fans as Archie the Inventor in the children's series Balamory. His show Fibber in the Heat was one of the big successes of the Edinburgh festival in 2010.

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