News Quiz and Newsjack Recordings

The thing with growing older and starting to care about the fate of the world, is that you actually understand the political jokes on Radio 4!… or so I’ve been told. So I’ve been to two more radio recordings recently; The News Quiz and Newsjack, and I’ll be reviewing both of them here in a…

Newsjack Recording – Series 9 Episode 2

So it’s that time of year again. The nights are getting earlier, the house is getting colder and, oh yes; Newsjack is back! For those of you who don’t know/care, Newsjack is a topical radio sketch show with an ‘Open Doors Policy’ which means that anybody can send in their sketches to be recorded. What…

Newsjack Recording – Series 8 Episode 5

A few days ago I went to, yes, another radio recording. This time it was for Series 8, Episode 5 of BBC Radio 4 Extra program, Newsjack. However there was one significant difference to this recording than the others I have been too, for it took place at the BBC Broadcasting House rather than the…

Newsjack Recording – Series 8 Episode 3

Newsjack is a radio-comedy-news based-sketch show (there is a name for that but I’ve forgotten it) broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra. It is an unusual show it that it is made up entirely of sketches and one-liners sent in by members of the public before being performed by actors. The stars of the show…