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Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4
Download the best satirical comedy from Radio 4, every Friday. Features The News Quiz, The Now Show and Dead Ringers.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.2 stars from 18,067 ratings
The News Quiz
The news quiz was always amusing in its old format, however now, it appears to have "celebrities" who just need exposure for a book, or tour, and the flow seems to have gone, the panel seem to want to get their quip or one liner in regardless of the validity of the comment. No longer...Read full review »
Rufus Abajazars via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 02/20/24
Good
Funny Dispite me being thousands of miles away from this stuff
Hammering Dancer 81 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/19/24
It’s NOT funny!
There are two problems with The News Quiz. Firstly, it trivialises many serious issues. It uses facetious comments, flippancy and a sneering tone of voice to transform serious issues into a parlour game of he said, she said. Secondly, the comedy is weak, the jokes are feeble, self-indulgent. ...Read full review »
Plant-based person via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 02/17/24
Recent Episodes
Andy Zaltzman quizzes the news. Providing all the answers are Lucy Porter, Geoff Norcott, Alasdair Beckett-King, and Cindy Yu. In this episode Andy and the panel address the issue of BBC bias after upsetting a minister with last week's show, try and figure out exactly what Keir Starmer stands...
Published 02/23/24
Andy Zaltzman quizzes news from Swansea this week. Providing all the answers are Lucy Porter, Robin Morgan, Tadiwa Mahlunge, and Ayesha Hazarika. In this episode Andy and the panel have a look at some broken geopolitical New Year's resolutions and how life seemingly both began and is now...
Published 02/16/24
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