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

The Now Show

BBC Radio 4 comedy / stand-up about the week's news. Broadcast, 1998 - 2020. Stars Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis, Jon Culshaw, Marcus Brigstocke and others.

Next new episode is on Friday at 6:30pm. Series 57, Episode 6
Catch-up on BBC Sounds   The programme is repeated on Radio 4 Extra on Monday at 11pm.

Cast & Crew

Main cast
Steve Punt Host / Presenter (Series 1-52 & 54-57)
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter (Series 1-40 & 42-57)
Jon Culshaw Host / Presenter (Series 41)
Marcus Brigstocke Self (Series 1-28)
Jon Holmes Self (Series 1-48)
Mitch Benn Self (Series 1-47)
Laura Shavin Ensemble Actor (Series 1-45)
Production team
Katie Marsden Producer (Series 21-25)
Colin Anderson Producer (Series 1-20 & 25-27 & 31 & 39-42)
Ed Morrish Producer (Series 26-28)
Julia McKenzie Producer (Series 29 & 56)
Victoria Lloyd Producer (Series 51 & 57)
Alexandra Smith Producer (Series 41-44 & 48-49)
Joe Nunnery Producer (Series 45 & 48 & 50)
Adnan Ahmed Producer (Series 49-52 & 54 & 56-57)
Matt Stronge Producer (Series 52-53 & 55)
Bill Dare Creator (Series 1-52)

For guest cast and crew see our episode guides