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 46, Episode 1

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week's news via topical stand-up and sketches. With alternative comedy legend Alexei Sayle and Sky News political editor Faisal Islam.

Broadcast details

Friday 3rd July 2015
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 4th July 2015 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 6th July 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 7th July 2015 9:00am 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
Alexei Sayle Self
Faisal Islam Self
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Jon Holmes Writer
Laura Shavin Writer
Mitch Benn Writer
Andy Wolton Writer (Additional Material)
Sarah Morgan Writer (Additional Material)
Alexei Sayle Writer
Max Davis Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Core Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Joe Nunnery Producer

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