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Episode 1

Award-winning satirist Nish Kumar shines his spotlight of truth on the biggest news stories, in the hope of showing them up for what they really are.

We all like to think we know about the news and yet, whilst jokes about Donald Trump's tiny hands are all well and good, do you still have that nagging suspicion there's important things going on beneath the headlines you'd like to know about? Well, help is at hand! Nish Kumar is here to cast his spotlight on the week's most talked about news items, taking an in-depth look at the biggest stories from the past seven days as well as scrutinising the bigger issues of the moment.

This week Nish tackles Boris Johnson's spicy four thousand word article in the Telegraph, impartiality around the reporting of climate change, and Sarah decides to try and make peace with the fact she's out of control of world events.

Starring Nish Kumar with Sarah Campbell and Freya Parker.

Written by Ed Amsden & Tom Coles, Sarah Campbell, Max Davis, Gabby Hutchinson-Crouch, Nish Kumar, and Tom Neenan.

The researcher was Sarah Stolarz.

The production coordinator was Beverly Tagg and it was produced by Matt Stronge.

Spotlight Tonight was a BBC Studios Production.

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30 minutes

Last on

Wed 20 Sep 2017 23:00


Role Contributor
Presenter Nish Kumar
Ensemble Sarah Campbell
Ensemble Freya Parker
Writer Ed Amsden
Writer Tom Coles
Writer Sarah Campbell
Writer Max Davis
Writer Gabby Hutchinson-Crouch
Writer Nish Kumar
Writer Tom Neenan
Producer Matt Stronge


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