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 41, Episode 1

Steve Punt and Susan Calman present a comedic look at the week's news. With Jon Holmes, Laura Shavin, and Jonny & the Baptists.

Broadcast details

Friday 27th September 2013
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Jon Holmes Self
Laura Shavin Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Susan Calman Host / Presenter
Paddy Gervers (as Jonny & The Baptists) Self
Jonny Donahoe (as Jonny & The Baptists) Self
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Jon Holmes Writer
Laura Shavin Writer
Jane Lamacraft Writer (Additional Material)
Gareth Gwynn Writer (Additional Material)
Susan Calman Writer
Paddy Gervers (as Jonny & The Baptists) Writer
Jonny Donahoe (as Jonny & The Baptists) Writer
GrĂ¡inne Maguire Writer (Additional Material)
James Bugg Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Core Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Alexandra Smith Producer

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