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.

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The Now Show At The Fringe

Hugh Dennis and Marcus Brigstocke present a special edition from the BBC Hub at the Edinburgh Fringe, with Josh Berry and Karen Bartke and stand-up from Jena Friedman and Alice Snedden. Plus, music by Johnny and the Baptists.

Broadcast details

Friday 23rd August 2019
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Marcus Brigstocke Self
Guest cast
Josh Berry Self
Jena Friedman Self
Paddy Gervers (as Jonny & The Baptists) Self
Jonny Donahoe (as Jonny & The Baptists) Self
Alice Snedden Self
Matt Winning Self
Karen Bartke Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Hugh Dennis Writer
Marcus Brigstocke Writer
Karen Bartke Writer
Josh Berry Writer
Jena Friedman Writer
Paddy Gervers (as Jonny & The Baptists) Writer
Jonny Donahoe (as Jonny & The Baptists) Writer
Matt Winning Writer
Alice Snedden Writer
Max Davis Writer (Additional Material)
Mike Shephard Writer (Additional Material)
Catherine Brinkworth Writer (Additional Material)
Susanne Cassidy Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Matt Stronge Producer

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