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 6

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 18th December 2015
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 19th December 2015 12:30pm Radio 4
Saturday 19th December 2015 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 21st December 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 22nd December 2015 9:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Jon Holmes Self
Guest cast
John Finnemore Self
Jake Yapp Self
Jasper Rees Self
Jessica Ransom Ensemble Actor
Paul Harris (as Harry the Piano) Musical Performer
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Jon Holmes Writer
Gareth Gwynn Writer (Additional Material)
John Finnemore Writer
Jake Yapp Writer
Jessica Ransom Writer
Max Davis Writer (Additional Material)
Liam Beirne Writer (Additional Material)
Sarah Campbell Writer (Additional Material)
Rebecca Channon Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Alexandra Smith Producer

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