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 45, Episode 1

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present a comic take on the week's news. With Mitch Benn, Laura Shavin, Rich Hall and Vikki Stone.

Broadcast details

Friday 9th January 2015
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 10th January 2015 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 12th January 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 13th January 2015 9:00am Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 13th January 2015 6:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 14th January 2015 1:00am 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
Rich Hall Self
Vikki Stone Self
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Jon Holmes Writer
Laura Shavin Writer
Mitch Benn Writer
Jon Hunter Writer (Additional Material)
Vikki Stone Writer
Rich Hall Writer
Gabby Hutchinson Crouch Writer (Additional Material)
Sarah Campbell Writer (Additional Material)
Tom Coles Writer (Additional Material)
Ed Amsden Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Joe Nunnery Producer

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