If you are looking for a podcast that is hilarious and also topical to the news stories happening that week then this is the show for you. Newsjack is presented by comedian Nish Kumar who is a fantastic frontman for the show as if you have ever seen his stand up live he is fantastic at making a point and creating a scene in a very funny and ranting way.


The show is different to television shows such as Have I Got News For You and Russell Howard Good News because it is divided up into sections with sketch comedy skits based on the news topics that Nish Kumar is talking about. The show also has a variety of one liners and vox pops by members of the public.

The podcast / show which is on BBC Radio 4 extra was released with Nish Kumar in February 2015 and was originally released in 2009 and over the years has had presenters such as Romesh Ranganathan, Justin Edwards and Miles Jupp.

The show is designed to give new writers and opportunity to get some of their material broadcasted. The show also has regular features that come back all the time.

If you are looking for a show with a live audience, a great host and a bunch of fun sketches and skits, then this is the podcast for you.