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 43, Episode 1

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis are joined by special guest Elis James for a comic romp through the week's news. With Mitch Benn, Pippa Evans and Jon Holmes.

Broadcast details

Friday 18th April 2014
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 19th April 2014 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 21st April 2014 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 22nd April 2014 9:00am Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 23rd April 2014 2:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Jon Holmes Self
Mitch Benn Self
Guest cast
Elis James Guest
Pippa Evans Self
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Jon Holmes Writer
Mitch Benn Writer
Carrie Quinlan Writer (Additional Material)
Jon Hunter Writer (Additional Material)
Pippa Evans Writer
Elis James Writer
GrĂ¡inne Maguire Writer (Additional Material)
Alice Gregg Writer (Additional Material)
James Bugg Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Alexandra Smith Producer

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