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The News Quiz: Series 97

The topical BBC Radio 4 comedy panel show
Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
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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.

©2018 BBC Radio Comedy (P)2018 BBC Audiobooks Ltd.

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  • Jeff Short
  • 05-15-19

Virtually a duplication of Series 98...

Surely an error as the content of series 97 is the same content as series 98 .

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  • Pepper
  • 01-22-19

Miserable

Found this very difficult listening. Non funny political sarcasm. Very disappointed. Only bought it to listen to Miles Jupp and he only appeared in 2 episodes.

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  • Miss Monk
  • 01-19-19

Brilliant, as always.

What would we do without the BBC to fill our Friday afternoon commutes with joy and giggles. Always worth a credit purchase!