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 51, Episode 1

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week through topical stand-up and sketches. Steve and Hugh are joined by Sindhu Vee, Tez Ilyas, Pippa Evans and Luke Kempner.

Broadcast details

Friday 3rd November 2017
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 4th November 2017 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 6th November 2017 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 7th November 2017 9:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Doug Allan Guest
Pippa Evans Self
Tez Ilyas Self
Sindhu Vee Self
Luke Kempner Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Pippa Evans Writer
Tez Ilyas Writer
Luke Kempner Writer
Sindhu Vee Writer
Benjamin Partridge Writer (Additional Material)
Ben Hillyar Writer (Additional Material)
David Mayes Writer (Additional Material)
Catherine Brinkworth Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Victoria Lloyd Producer

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