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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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Series 30, Episode 2

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present a satirical review of the week's news, with help from Jon Holmes, Laura Shavin, Mitch Benn and special guest John Finnemore.


Marcus Brigstocke missed this episode as he was in another studio as a guest on The Bubble. Due to a mistake this episode did not get a repeat on the Saturday. Details

Broadcast details

Friday 12th March 2010
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Jon Holmes Self
Mitch Benn Self
Laura Shavin Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
John Finnemore Self
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Jon Holmes Writer
Laura Shavin Writer
Mitch Benn Writer
Carrie Quinlan Writer (Additional Material)
Jon Hunter Writer (Additional Material)
Nick Doody Writer (Additional Material)
James Kettle Writer (Additional Material)
John Finnemore Writer
Jeremy Limb Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Ed Morrish Producer

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