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 53, Episode 5

Lucy Porter
Special guest host Lucy Porter presents the week via topical stand-up and sketches. With stand-up from Ivo Graham and Sindhu Vee.

Broadcast details

Friday 23rd November 2018
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 24th November 2018 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 26th November 2018 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Lucy Porter Host / Presenter
Ivo Graham Self
Sindhu Vee Self
Jess Robinson Self
Emma Sidi Ensemble Actor
Kieran Hodgson Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Tom Coles Writer (Additional Material)
Ed Amsden Writer (Additional Material)
Laura Major Writer (Additional Material)
Mike Shephard Writer (Additional Material)
Madeleine Brettingham Writer (Additional Material)
Lucy Porter Writer (Additional Material)
Joe Barnes Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Matt Stronge Producer
Jess Robinson Composer
Matthew Crosby Composer
Michael Roulston Composer

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