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 36, Episode 1

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis return with another series of topical sketch and stand-up. With Mitch Benn, Jon Holmes, Pippa Evans and John Finnemore.

Broadcast details

Friday 17th February 2012
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 18th February 2012 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 20th February 2012 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 21st February 2012 9:00am Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 22nd February 2012 2:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Jon Holmes Self
Mitch Benn Self
Guest cast
John Finnemore Self
Pippa Evans Self
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Jon Holmes Writer
Mitch Benn Writer
Jon Hunter Writer (Additional Material)
Gareth Gwynn Writer (Additional Material)
John Finnemore Writer
Pippa Evans Writer
Benjamin Partridge Writer (Additional Material)
Jon Brittain Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Katie Tyrrell Producer

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