Newsjack - BBC Radio 4 Extra - Sketch and One-Liner Writing Submissions

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Newsjack | Weekly Deadlines: Beginning 4th & 5th February 2019 - Ending 11th & 12th March 2019 | BBC Radio 4 Extra

Newsjack the Radio 4 Extra topical news sketch show, which anyone can write for, is again looking for writers to submit sketches and one-liners for its 20th series.

Irreverent and satirical, Newsjack is the scrapbook sketch show written entirely by the Great British public, and then bought to life by a revolving cast of sketch performers.

Trying to make sense of it all is new host Kiri Pritchard-McLean.

Read our Blog (submission dates relate to a previous series) for more information about how to submit sketches, plus loads of handy hints and examples or watch our Facebook Live Q&A below with the team behind Newsjack from 6th September 2018. 

Go to Newsjack's Submission Page on their website for full details, advice, script templates and details of fees for material which is used on air.

Deadlines:

Submissions open from Friday 1st February 2019 

Sketches: Weekly deadline 12.00pm on Mondays from 4th February 2019 (last submission Monday 11th March 2019)

One-Liners: Weekly deadline 12.00pm Tuesdays from 5th February 2019 (last submission Tuesday 12th March 2019) 

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