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 38, Episode 5

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches. With Jon Holmes, Laura Shavin, Mitch Benn and special guest Holly Walsh.

Broadcast details

Friday 7th December 2012
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 8th December 2012 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 10th December 2012 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 11th December 2012 9:00am Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 12th December 2012 2:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Jon Holmes Self
Mitch Benn Self
Laura Shavin Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Holly Walsh Self
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Jon Holmes Writer
Laura Shavin Writer
Mitch Benn Writer
Jane Lamacraft Writer (Additional Material)
Gareth Gwynn Writer (Additional Material)
Jack Bernhardt Writer (Additional Material)
Holly Walsh Writer
GrĂ¡inne Maguire Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Victoria Lloyd Producer

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