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 50, Episode 7

Steve Punt, Luke Kempner, Pippa Evans, Al Porter, Rich Peppiatt, Vikki Stone and Lucy Porter present the week in news through stand-up and sketches.

Broadcast details

Friday 14th April 2017
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Thursday 13th April 2017, 19:45 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 15th April 2017 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 17th April 2017 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 18th April 2017 9:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Rich Peppiatt Guest
Vikki Stone Self
Lucy Porter Self
Al Porter Self
Luke Kempner Ensemble Actor
Pippa Evans Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Pippa Evans Writer
Vikki Stone Writer
Lucy Porter Writer
Luke Kempner Writer
Al Porter Writer
Sarah Campbell Writer (Additional Material)
Tom Coles Writer (Additional Material)
Ed Amsden Writer (Additional Material)
Robin Morgan Writer (Additional Material)
Stuart Laws Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Joe Nunnery Producer

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