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 42, Episode 4

Glenn Tilbrook and Andy Zaltzman join the gang for a comic jog through the week's news. On the agenda: economic recovery, stealing from Iceland's bins, the State of the Union, cannibal rat ships and Motley Crue.

Broadcast details

Friday 31st January 2014
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 1st February 2014 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 3rd February 2014 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 4th February 2014 9:00am Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 5th February 2014 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
Glenn Tilbrook Guest
Andy Zaltzman Self
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Jon Holmes Writer
Laura Shavin Writer
Mitch Benn Writer
Jane Lamacraft Writer (Additional Material)
Sarah Morgan Writer (Additional Material)
Andy Zaltzman Writer
GrĂ¡inne Maguire Writer (Additional Material)
James Bugg Writer (Additional Material)
Susan Murray Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Colin Anderson Producer

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