R4 greenlights topical panel show

Fred MacAulay to host

Radio 4 has committed to a full series of Fred MacAulay’s new topical panel show, I Guess That's Why They Call It The News.

The News Quiz regular will preside over a series of games inspired by the week’s headlines in the programme, to go out in August and September.

A pilot episode was recorded last month, and another not-for-broadcast try out will be taped later this month.

The show will be recorded in front of a studio audience – see our Free Tickets page for details of how to apply.

Published: 10 Jul 2009

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