The Now Show. Image shows from L to R: Hugh Dennis, Steve Punt. Copyright: BBC
The Now Show

The Now Show

  • Radio comedy / stand-up
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1998 - 2024
  • 466 episodes (64 series)

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present a mix of stand-up, sketches and songs in this popular topical comedy show for Radio 4. Also features Jon Culshaw, Marcus Brigstocke, Jon Holmes, Mitch Benn, David Quantick and more.

Key cast & crew credits

Cast
Steve Punt Host / Presenter (Series 1-52 & 54-63)
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter (Series 1-40 & 42-63)
Jon Culshaw Host / Presenter (Series 41)
Marcus Brigstocke Self (Series 3-18 & 20-28 & 37 & 39-40)
Jon Holmes Self (Series 3-48)
Mitch Benn Self (Series 1-47)
David Quantick Self (Series 1-2)
Jane Bussmann Self (Series 1-2)
Simon Munnery Self (Series 1-3)
Dan Freedman Self (Series 1-3)
Nick Romero Self (Series 1-3)
Emma Clarke Self (Series 1-4)
Al Murray Self (Series 2-3)
George Jeffrie Self (Series 2-4)
Bert Tyler-Moore Self (Series 2-4)
Andy Hurst Self (Series 3-4)
Steve Furst Self (Series 4-5)
Laura Shavin Ensemble Actor (Series 3-4 & 11-46)
Emma Kennedy Ensemble Actor (Series 5-10)
Paul Putner Ensemble Actor (Series 5-6)
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer (Series 1-63)
Hugh Dennis Writer (Series 1-63)
Marcus Brigstocke Writer (Series 9-18 & 20-30 & 32 & 35 & 37 & 39-40 & 43 & 45 & 48 & 52 & 54)
Jon Holmes Writer (Series 9-48)
Laura Shavin Writer (Series 11-46)
Mitch Benn Writer (Series 9-48)
Emma Kennedy Writer (Series 9-10)
Jane Lamacraft Writer (Additional Material) (Series 22-29 & 31-45 & 47-49 & 51-52)
Stephen Carlin Writer (Additional Material) (Series 23-27)
Carrie Quinlan Writer (Additional Material) (Series 17-31 & 43-44 & 49)
Jon Hunter Writer (Additional Material) (Series 25-27 & 30-43 & 45-51 & 56)
Nick Doody Writer (Additional Material) (Series 21-23 & 25-28 & 30-31 & 34)
Paul Kerensa Writer (Additional Material) (Series 14 & 24 & 26 & 28)
Paul Powell Writer (Additional Material) (Series 6-19 & 24)
John-Luke Roberts Writer (Additional Material) (Series 27-31 & 39)
Gareth Gwynn Writer (Additional Material) (Series 27-59)
Will Ing Writer (Additional Material) (Series 10-19 & 34)
Danielle Ward Writer (Additional Material) (Series 17 & 20-22)
James Kettle Writer (Additional Material) (Series 30-33)
Andy Wolton Writer (Additional Material) (Series 31-48 & 50)
Tom Neenan Writer (Additional Material) (Series 33 & 37-39 & 51-52)
Sarah Morgan Writer (Additional Material) (Series 37 & 39-50 & 52-55)
Jack Bernhardt Writer (Additional Material) (Series 37-39 & 54)
Rhodri Crooks Writer (Additional Material) (Series 14 & 16 & 19-22 & 37-38)
Ashley Blaker Writer (Additional Material) (Series 6-10)
Production team
Katie Marsden Producer (Series 19-25)
Colin Anderson Producer (Series 12-19 & 21 & 25-27 & 31-32 & 34 & 39-42)
Ed Morrish Producer (Series 26-28 & 30 & 33 & 36)
Julia McKenzie Producer (Series 29 & 32-33 & 56)
Victoria Lloyd Producer (Series 37-38 & 51 & 57)
Lyndsay Fenner Producer (Series 33-35)
Alexandra Smith Producer (Series 39 & 41-44 & 47-49)
Joe Nunnery Producer (Series 45-46 & 48 & 50)
Adnan Ahmed Producer (Series 49-52 & 54 & 56-59)
Matt Stronge Producer (Series 52-53 & 55)
Pete Strauss Producer (Series 58-60 & 62)
Rajiv Karia Producer (Series 59-61 & 63)
Aled Evans Producer (Series 1-3)
Ashley Blaker Producer (Series 4-5)
Adam Bromley Producer (Series 6-11)
Bill Dare Producer (Series 12)
Sasha Bobak Producer (Series 61-63)
Pete Strauss Executive Producer (Series 61-62)
David Thomas Editor (Series 57-58)
Bill Dare Creator (Series 1-52 & 61)

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