Thursday 14 February
BBC RADIO 4 EXTRANEW
In the last series, the seventh, the production team read 450 emails a week, and broadcast the work of 123 different writers. Radio 4 will broadcast a special programme containing the best of series seven of Newsjack on 13th February at 11.00pm.
Newsjack may not be the only way to get started as a comedy writer, but it is definitely a good way. Newsjack writing alumni include James Kettle, now writing on a variety of Radio 4 shows including "It's Not What You Know" and "Can't Tell Nathan Caton Nothing"; Eddie Robson, whose sitcom "Welcome to Our Village, Please Invade Carefully" will go out on Radio 2 in March; and Tom Neenan, now one of BBC Radio Comedy's bursary writers.
BBC Radio 4 Extra Publicity
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