BBC’s Newsjack looking for Comedy Radio sketches

Series three of topical comedy sketch show, ‘Newsjack’, begins on Thursday 17th June for six weeks and they are once again holding an open call for new material.

Newsjack seeks to comically examine the news, views, and issues of the day. It aims to be irreverent and satirical, and is a showcase for new comedy writing, so anyone can submit material.

The production team read and select material on Monday and Tuesdays, the show is then rehearsed and recorded on Wednesday, edited on Thursday, and will be broadcast on Thursday nights.

Deadline for sketches is Monday, at noon and for one-liners is Tuesday, at 5:00pm and it is highly advised that people listen to the show before submitting work. Visit for further details.


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