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 7

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 30th July 2010
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 31st July 2010 12:30pm Radio 4
Sunday 8th August 2010 4:30pm Radio 7

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Mitch Benn Self
Laura Shavin Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
William Andrews Self
Wil Hodgson Self
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Laura Shavin Writer
Mitch Benn Writer
Carrie Quinlan Writer (Additional Material)
Jon Hunter Writer (Additional Material)
Nick Doody Writer (Additional Material)
William Andrews Writer
Wil Hodgson Writer
Heidi Regan Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Colin Anderson Producer

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