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 54, Episode 3

This week Neil Delamere visit the Groom Academy, Flo & Joan sing a song for International Women's Day and Marcus Brigstocke asks 'do we get the politicians we deserve?'.

Broadcast details

Friday 8th March 2019
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Thursday 7th March 2019, 19:45 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 9th March 2019 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 11th March 2019 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 12th March 2019 9:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Marcus Brigstocke Self
Nicola Dempsey (as Flo & Joan) Self
Rosie Dempsey (as Flo & Joan) Self
Neil Delamere Self
Gemma Arrowsmith Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Marcus Brigstocke Writer
Gemma Arrowsmith Writer
Neil Delamere Writer
Nicola Dempsey Writer
Rosie Dempsey Writer
Robin Morgan Writer (Additional Material)
Jenny Laville Writer (Additional Material)
Nathan D'Arcy Roberts (as Nathan Roberts) Writer (Additional Material)
Phoebe Roy Writer (Additional Material)
Edward Tew Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Adnan Ahmed Producer

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