Newsjack open for submissions of radio sketches and one-liners

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 19th 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 host, Angela Barnes. Read advice from Angela on the British Comedy Guide website

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.

How to apply: 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: various – 

Sketches: Weekly deadline 12pm on Mondays from 10 September 2018 (last submission Monday 15 October 2018)

One-Liners: Weekly deadline 12pm Tuesdays from 11 September 2018 (last submission Tuesday 16 October 2018)

Source: BBC Writersroom

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