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 7

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present a satirical look through the week's news, with contributors Angela Barnes, Eshaan Akbar and Gemma Arrowsmith.

Broadcast details

Friday 5th April 2019
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 6th April 2019 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 8th April 2019 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 9th April 2019 9:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Angela Barnes Self
Eshaan Akbar Self
Gemma Arrowsmith Self
Luke Kempner Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Angela Barnes Writer
Gemma Arrowsmith Writer
Luke Kempner Writer
Eshaan Akbar Writer
Catherine Brinkworth Writer (Additional Material)
Katie Storey Writer (Additional Material)
Simon Alcock Writer (Additional Material)
Kat Sadler Writer (Additional Material)
Phil Jerrod Writer (Additional Material)
Amy Xander Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Adnan Ahmed Producer
Luke Kempner Composer
Ben Clark Composer

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