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Episode 3

The News Quiz, Series 73 Episode 3 of 8

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 21 January 2011

Stalling, Secrets and Sun Exposure: in the week that the House of Lords stayed up all night to delay a white paper, Tony Blair appeared in front of the Chilcot Inquiry for the second time and cases of rickets were reported in England in numbers not seen since the Victorian era, Sandi Toksvig presents another episode of the ever-popular topical panel show. This week's panel: Hugo Rifkind, Sue Perkins, Jeremy Hardy and Mark Steel. Rory Morrison reads the news.
Produced by Victoria Lloyd.


Josie Long's interactive comic

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Josie Long has made an interactive comic with audio treats, to accompany Short Cuts.

Video: Creating The News Quiz

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Series 1 producer John Lloyd reveals how The News Quiz was created.


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