The News Quiz: Best of 2018

The News Quiz: Best of 2018

The topical BBC Radio 4 comedy panel show

Summary

Four of the funniest episodes from the bitingly humorous BBC Radio 4 quiz, chaired by Miles Jupp.

The News Quiz returns to take a sideways look at the headlines, with the help of some up-to-the-minute comedians and commentators. Jostling for a byline in this sparkling collection are Jeremy Hardy, Andy Hamilton, Angela Barnes, Susan Calman, Andrew Maxwell, Fern Brady, Desiree Burch, Michael Deacon, Kerry Godliman, Holly Walsh, Andy Zaltzman and Helen Lewis.

Among the thorny issues the teams delve into are The Presidents Club hostess controversy; Donald Trump’s planned meeting with Kim Jong-un; the Windrush documentation scandal; a faked Russian assassination; Buddhist funerals for robot dogs, and the vexed question of Wetherspoons and the missing steak…

Duration: 2 hours approx.

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