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Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4 podcast

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.

Download the best satirical comedy from Radio 4, every Friday. Features The News Quiz, The Now Show and Dead Ringers.

 

#122

Dead Ringers - 8th July

Topical satire show, featuring characters drawn from the worlds of celebrity and politics. ... Read more

05 Aug 2022

28 MINS

28:24

05 Aug 2022


#121

Dead Ringers - 1st July

Topical satire show, featuring characters drawn from the worlds of celebrity and politics. ... Read more

29 Jul 2022

27 MINS

27:57

29 Jul 2022


#120

Dead Ringers - 24th June

Topical satire show, featuring characters drawn from the worlds of celebrity and politics. ... Read more

22 Jul 2022

28 MINS

28:03

22 Jul 2022


#119

Dead Ringers - 17th June

Since the last series there’s been Sue Gray’s report, tractorgate, a war in Europe, 1970s-style inflation, Liz Truss has become foreign secretary and Michael Gove still exists. Such calamities are the life blood of satirists. The supply chain of human folly is functioning better than ever. Performed by Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis MacLeod, Debra Stephenson, and Duncan Wisbey. Written by Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain, Laurence Howarth and others. Produced and created by Bill Dare. Production Co-ordinator: Caroline Barlow Sound design: Rich Evans A BBC Studios Production for Radio 4 ... Read more

15 Jul 2022

27 MINS

27:52

15 Jul 2022


#118

The News Quiz - 10th June

Andy Zaltzman presents the last in the current series of the topical quiz show. ... Read more

08 Jul 2022

27 MINS

27:52

08 Jul 2022


#117

The News Quiz - 3rd June

Andy Zaltzman hurls the week's headlines at a panel of comedians and journalists. ... Read more

01 Jul 2022

27 MINS

27:41

01 Jul 2022


#116

The News Quiz - 27th May

Andy Zaltzman presents the News Quiz from the 2022 Hay Festival. ... Read more

24 Jun 2022

27 MINS

27:51

24 Jun 2022


#115

The News Quiz - 20th May

Topical panel quiz show, taking its questions from the week's news stories. ... Read more

17 Jun 2022

27 MINS

27:37

17 Jun 2022


#114

The News Quiz - 13th May

Topical panel quiz show, taking its questions from the week's news stories. ... Read more

10 Jun 2022

27 MINS

27:16

10 Jun 2022


#113

The News Quiz - 6th May

Topical panel quiz show, taking its questions from the week's news stories. ... Read more

03 Jun 2022

27 MINS

27:59

03 Jun 2022


#112

The News Quiz - 29th April

Andy Zaltzman reflects on a week of headlines in the company of guests including Andy Hamilton and host of BBC Radio Scotland's 'Breaking the News', Des Clarke. Producer: Richard Morris Production co-ordinator: Katie Baum A BBC Studios Production ... Read more

27 May 2022

27 MINS

27:57

27 May 2022


#111

The News Quiz - 22nd April

Series 108 of the topical quiz where Andy Zaltzman grabs the week’s headlines and hurls them at four of the nation’s best comedians and journalists. This week Andy is joined by Hugo Rifkind, Felicity Ward, Daliso Chaponda and Eleanor Tiernan. Producer: Richard Morris Production co-ordinator: Katie Baum A BBC Studios Production ... Read more

20 May 2022

27 MINS

27:37

20 May 2022


#110

The Now Show - 15th April

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches. ... Read more

13 May 2022

27 MINS

27:55

13 May 2022


#109

The Now Show - 8th April

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches. ... Read more

06 May 2022

27 MINS

27:55

06 May 2022


#108

The Now Show - 1st April

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches. ... Read more

29 Apr 2022

27 MINS

27:46

29 Apr 2022


#107

The Now Show - 25th March

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches. ... Read more

22 Apr 2022

27 MINS

27:55

22 Apr 2022


#106

The Now Show – 18th March

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches. ... Read more

15 Apr 2022

27 MINS

27:55

15 Apr 2022


#105

The Now Show - 11th March

The Now Show returns with Steve and Hugh being joined by Stevie Martin and Kieran Hodgson, alongside stand-up from Ian Smith and Chloe Petts, and music from Huge Davies. ... Read more

08 Apr 2022

27 MINS

27:55

08 Apr 2022


#104

Friday Night Comedy is now first on BBC Sounds

Looking for the latest episode? New episodes of Friday Night Comedy will now be available first on BBC Sounds for four weeks before other podcast apps. If you haven’t already, you can download the BBC Sounds app to listen to the Friday Night Comedy podcast first. BBC Sounds is also available in lots of other places. Find us on your voice device or smart speaker, on your connected TV, in your car, or at bbc.co.uk/sounds. The latest episode is available on BBC Sounds right now. BBC Sounds – you can find exclusive music mixes, live BBC radio and more podcasts like this one. ... Read more

12 Mar 2022

01 MINS

01:00

12 Mar 2022


#103

News Quiz 4th March 2022

Recorded at the BBC Radio Theatre, this week Andy Zaltzman is joined by Mark Steel, Sindhu Vee, Daniel Finkelstein and Lucy Porter to discuss war in Ukraine and the international reaction. Last in the series. Hosted by Andy Zaltzman Chairs script by Andy Zaltzman Additional Material from Alice Fraser, Mike Shephard, Cameron Loxdale, Jade Gebbie and Peter Tellouche. Production Co-ordinator: Katie Baum Sound Editor: Marc Willcox The Producer is James Robinson, and it is a BBC Studios Production. ... Read more

04 Mar 2022

28 MINS

28:57

04 Mar 2022


#102

News Quiz 25th February 2022

Recorded at the BBC Radio Theatre, this week Andy Zaltzman is joined by Angela Barnes, Ian Smith, Desiree Burch and Geoff Norcott to discuss Putin's invasion of Ukraine and the reaction at home and abroad. The team also look at the end of COVID restrictions in England, Johnson's questionnaire from the Met, and Trump's new social media venture. Hosted by Andy Zaltzman Chairs script by Andy Zaltzman Additional Material from Alice Fraser, Suchandrika Chakrabarti, Sean Stoakes and Cameron Loxdale. Production Co-ordinator: Katie Baum Sound Editor: Marc Willcox The Producer is Gwyn Rhys Davies, and it is a BBC Studios Production. ... Read more

25 Feb 2022

28 MINS

28:56

25 Feb 2022


#101

News Quiz 18th February 2022

Recorded at the BBC Radio Theatre, his week Andy Zaltzman was joined by Elis James, Olga Koch, Tim Shipman and Shaparak Khorsandi to look at the situation in Ukraine, and how the cream of British politics are dealing with the delicate situation; we looks at the Met Police, in a week that the Met Police are looking at Prince Charles, and in a (possible) world first, we have an audio-only picture round! Hosted by Andy Zaltzman Chairs script by Andy Zaltzman Additional Material from Alice Fraser, Catherine Brinkworth, Ken Cheng and Rajiv Karia Production Co-ordinators: Katie Baum & Caroline Barlow Sound Editor: Marc Willcox The Producer is Gwyn Rhys Davies, and it is a BBC Studios Production. ... Read more

18 Feb 2022

28 MINS

28:56

18 Feb 2022