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 31, Episode 5

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis take a satirical look through this week's news. Helping them along the way are Laura Shavin, Mitch Benn, and special guests.

Broadcast details

Friday 16th July 2010
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 17th July 2010 12:30pm Radio 4
Sunday 25th July 2010 4:30pm Radio 7

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Jon Holmes Self
Laura Shavin Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Holly Walsh Self
Rob Broderick (as Abandoman) Self
James Hancox (as Abandoman) Self
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Jon Holmes Writer
Laura Shavin Writer
Jane Lamacraft Writer (Additional Material)
Jon Hunter Writer (Additional Material)
Holly Walsh Writer
Carey Marx Writer (Additional Material)
Tom Parry Writer (Additional Material)
Hannah George Writer (Additional Material)
James Hancox Writer (Additional Material)
Rob Broderick Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Colin Anderson Producer

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