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 3

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis re-cap the week via topical stand-up and sketches with guests Darren Harriott, Sophie Willan, Jake Yapp, Gemma Arrowsmith and food critic William Sitwell.

Broadcast details

Friday 17th November 2017
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 18th November 2017 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 20th November 2017 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 21st November 2017 9:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Guest cast
William Sitwell Guest
Jake Yapp Self
Darren Harriott Self
Sophie Willan Self
Gemma Arrowsmith Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Jane Lamacraft Writer (Additional Material)
Jake Yapp Writer
Gemma Arrowsmith Writer
Darren Harriott Writer
Sophie Willan Writer
Robin Morgan Writer (Additional Material)
Laura Major Writer (Additional Material)
Athena Kugblenu Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Victoria Lloyd Producer

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