Episode 8

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Jon Holmes's multi-award winning The Skewer twists itself into - and remixes - the news. This week, Suicide Squad Freedom Day and Deadpool reads a CBeebies bedtime story. The multi-award winning, 'dizzying, dazzling, haunting and moving' satirical comedy returns to twist itself into these turbulent times. With contributions from brand new and diverse audio talent, The Skewer is the sound the abyss makes as it stares back at you through your ears. 'A kind of concept album made of music and news. There's simply nothing else like it.' AWARDS Gold Winner 2021 Radio Academy Awards (Best Comedy) Silver Winner 2021 Radio Academy Awards (Best New Show) Gold Winner British Podcast Awards 2021 Gold Winner BBC Audio and Drama Awards 2021 Gold Winner 2020 New York Festival Gold Winner 2020Audio Production Awards British Podcast Awards 2020 Winner Audio Production Awards 2019 Winner Winner (Sound Design) Audio Production Awards 2020 BBC Radio and Music Awards 2020 Nominee Chortle Awards Nominee 2020 Producer: Jon Holmes An Unusual production for BBC Radio 4

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