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Episode 1

The News Quiz, Series 75 Episode 1 of 9

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 09 September 2011

Bills, Blair, and Belhadj: in the week that MI6 was said to have tortured members of Libya's prospective new government, and Andrew Lansley's NHS bill passed through the house on its third attempt, the topical quiz returns for a whole new series.

Sandi Toksvig chairs the discussion between panellists Dominic Lawson, Jeremy Hardy, Fred Macaulay and Andy Hamilton. 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.

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

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