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 47, Episode 1

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis are joined by Freya Parker, Grace Petrie and Jon Holmes for a comic romp through the week's news.

Broadcast details

Friday 13th November 2015
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 14th November 2015 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 16th November 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 17th November 2015 9:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Jon Holmes Self
Guest cast
Holly Walsh Self
Grace Petrie Self
Phil Hammond Self
Freya Parker Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Jon Holmes Writer
Gareth Gwynn Writer (Additional Material)
Sarah Morgan Writer (Additional Material)
Holly Walsh Writer
Grace Petrie Writer
Freya Parker Writer
Phil Hammond Writer
Liam Beirne Writer (Additional Material)
Rose Biggin Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Alexandra Smith Producer

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