The Now Show. Image shows from L to R: Hugh Dennis, Steve Punt. Copyright: BBC.

The Now Show

BBC Radio 4 comedy / stand-up about the week's news. Broadcast, 1998 - 2020. Stars Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis, Jon Culshaw, Marcus Brigstocke and others.

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Series 55, Episode 3

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches, joined by contributors including Lucy Porter, Ian Smith, Gemma Arrowsmith, Barney Fishwick and Will Hislop.

Broadcast details

Friday 8th November 2019
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Lucy Porter Guest
Ian Smith Guest
Gemma Arrowsmith Guest
Barney Fishwick Guest
Will Hislop Guest
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Gemma Arrowsmith Writer
Lucy Porter Writer
Ian Smith Writer
Barney Fishwick Writer
Will Hislop Writer
Jenny Laville Writer (Additional Material)
Mike Shephard Writer (Additional Material)
Catherine Brinkworth Writer (Additional Material)
Amy Mason Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Matt Stronge Producer

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