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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 - 2017. Stars Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis, Marcus Brigstocke, Jon Holmes and others.

Next new episode today at 6:30pm. The Now Show At The Fringe, Episode 1
The programme is repeated on Radio 4 Extra tomorrow at 7:30am

Production Details

Production company

British Broadcasting Corporation

Also known as

The Vote Now Show (Other official name)

Laugh track
Live audience



BBC Radio Theatre, Shaw Theatre, Venue Cymru, Glee Club (Birmingham) - Normally recorded on Thursday evenings.

Recording dates
Series 50: 02/03/2017, 09/03/2017, 16/03/2017, 23/03/2017, 30/03/2017 (Venue Cymru), 06/04/2017, 13/04/2017, 21/05/2017, 28/05/2017, 04/06/2017 (Glee Club (Birmingham)), 23/08/2017 (Fringe Venue #25 George Heriot's School)

Broadcast details

Upcoming repeats
  1. Tomorrow at 7:30am on Radio 4 Extra
  2. Tomorrow at 5:30pm on Radio 4 Extra
  3. Tomorrow at 10pm on Radio 4 Extra
  4. Saturday at 5:30am on Radio 4 Extra

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