The News Quiz ‎– Hold The Front Page

BBC Audiobooks ‎– 1-8460-7051-1
2 × CD, Album, Compilation


Episode 1: 17 June 2005
CD1-01 "The News Quiz" Programme 1
CD1-02 Michael Jackson Acquittal
CD1-03 EU Budget Row
CD1-04 Tory Leadership
CD1-05 Dawn To Dusk Schooling
CD1-06 Armed Forces' State Of Readiness
CD1-07 Live 8 Tickets on Ebay
CD1-08 Lottery Money Funding Public Services
CD1-09 Rowan Williams Criticising Media
CD1-10 Ascot In York
CD1-11 Civil Ceremonies With Religion
CD1-12 Human Cannonball
CD1-13 Spray-On Mud
CD1-14 Team Cuttings
Episode 2: 10 December 2005
CD1-15 "The News Quiz" Programme 2
CD1-16 David Cameron
CD1-17 CIA Rendition Flights
CD1-18 Gordon Brown's Pre-Budget Reports
CD1-19 Civil Partnerships
CD1-20 Minimum Age For Buying Cigarettes To Rise
CD1-21 "Daily Mirror" City Slickers Jailed
CD1-22 Giant Japanese Jellyfish
CD1-23 Dog DNA
CD1-24 Turner Prize - Simon Starling
CD1-25 Bats' Balls
CD1-26 Team Cuttings
Episode 3: 17 February 2006
CD2-01 "The News Quiz" Programme 3
CD2-02 Glorifying Terrorism
CD2-03 Total Ban On Smoking
CD2-04 University Applications Down
CD2-05 ID Cards
CD2-06 Chip And Pin
CD2-07 Tories Visit Washington
CD2-08 Dick Cheney Shoots Harry Whittington
CD2-09 Supermarkets Threat To Local Shops
CD2-10 Ultra High-Pitched Noise Deters Teenagers
CD2-11 Cost Of Raising Children
CD2-12 Lavish Pet Funerals
CD2-13 Team Cuttings
Episode 4: 31 March 2006
CD2-14 "The News Quiz" Programme 4
CD2-15 Blair - Mistake To Say He Was Quitting
CD2-16 Loans For Peerages
CD2-17 Israel Elections
CD2-18 French Students, British Council Workers Strike
CD2-19 Smoking Ban In Scotland
CD2-20 Leanne Black Court Appearance
CD2-21 "Blue Peter" Badges
CD2-22 Margaret Beckett And Greenhouse Gas
CD2-23 Pupils Cheat Exams With Mobile Phones
CD2-24 Apple Corps Vs Apple Computer
CD2-25 Police Give Up Their Rollerblades
CD2-26 Ryanair Planes Land At Military Base By Mistake
CD2-27 Team Cuttings



Unlike previous releases, which were anthologies of the best bits from multiple episodes, "Hold the Front Page" contains four complete episodes, including Simon Hoggart's final broadcast as chairman, from 31 March 2006.

"The News Quiz" was first broadcast on 6 September 1977.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Barcode [Printed]): 9 781846 070518
  • Other (ISBN-10): 1-8460-7051-1
  • Other (ISBN-13): 978 1846 070518