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 39, Episode 4

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis are joined by Jon Holmes, Laura Shavin, Matt Forde and Jonny & The Baptists to present a comic look at the week's news.

Broadcast details

Friday 8th March 2013
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 9th March 2013 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 11th March 2013 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 12th March 2013 9:00am Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 13th March 2013 2:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Jon Holmes Self
Laura Shavin Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Nick Doody Self
Paddy Gervers (as Jonny & The Baptists) Self
Jonny Donahoe (as Jonny & The Baptists) Self
Writing team
Hugh Dennis Writer
Jon Holmes Writer
Laura Shavin Writer
Mitch Benn Writer
Jon Hunter Writer (Additional Material)
Tom Neenan Writer (Additional Material)
Sarah Morgan Writer (Additional Material)
Jack Bernhardt Writer (Additional Material)
Nick Doody Writer
Paddy Gervers (as Jonny & The Baptists) Writer
Jonny Donahoe (as Jonny & The Baptists) Writer
Tony Cowards Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Katie Tyrrell Producer

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