Bridget Christie

The News Quiz: Series 97
  • The News Quiz: Series 97

    • BBC Radio Comedy

    • Bridget Christie (Read by)

    • Full Cast (Read by)

    • Jo Brand (Read by)

    • Miles Jupp (Read by)

    • Susan Calman (Read by)

    The complete 97th series from the long-running topical BBC Radio 4 comedy panel show, hosted by Miles Jupp with special guest hosts including Jo Brand, Bridget Christie, Susan Calman and Lucy Porter.

    Eight more episodes featuring a panel of comedy guests who trawl through news stories big and small to provide comedy, commentary, irony and irreverence.

    The guests featured in this series include Deborah Frances-White, Daliso Chaponda, Mark Steel, Andy Hamilton, Hugo Rifkind, Jayde Adams, Phil Jupitus and Rory Bremner.

    The panellists discuss the week's top stories, such as the international espionage, the cryptic world of doctors’ handwriting, the baffling world of acronyms, the Labour party, the 32 different types of ambulances, the Conservative Party conference, a Fancy Bear, Brexit, Universal credit and the most controversial game of hide and seek.

    Produced by Richard Morris

Bridget Christie is a stand-up comedian, writer and actor. She is the winner of the Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award (2013), South Bank Sky Arts Award for Comedy (2014), Rose D’Or International Broadcasting Award (2014) and four Chortle comedy industry awards, voted for by comedy fans, from 2014 and 2015. She was also nominated for a Radio Academy Award (2014) and a British Comedy Award for Best Female Television Comic (2014). Her 2013 show A Bic for Her became the top-selling comedy show at the Soho Theatre ever. Bridget can also load and fire a 17th century musket (though not while under pressure or any time constraints), scuba dive and drive a tractor. She lives in north London with her family and cat.