BBC Radio 4 Extra seeking comedy

Newsjack is the BBC Radio 4 Extra topical news sketch show that anyone can write for! And good news! It’s back and is encouraging writers to submit sketches and one-liners for the series.

So! To get your wit on the wireless and a few quid in your wallet, get submitting!


  • Sketches: Noon, Mondays (for the Thursday show)
  • One-Liners: Noon, Tuesdays (for the Thursday show)

Find out how to submit your funnies and suss out the various guidelines for writing for Newsjack at its official website.

Other delights that could be useful…

Newsjack – a Hero’s Guide: Former contributor Tom Neenan on writing for the show.

Video guide: Go behind-the-scenes with the Newsjack team.

New to Newsjack? Check out the handy guide.

Deadline: various throughout September and early October (see website for full details).

Source: BBC Writersroom

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