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 55, Episode 5

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches, and are joined by Fern Brady, Pierre Novellie, Jake Yapp and Gemma Arrowsmith.

Broadcast details

Friday 22nd November 2019
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 25th November 2019 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 26th November 2019 9:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jake Yapp Self
Fern Brady Self
Pierre Novellie Self
Gemma Arrowsmith Self
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Jake Yapp Writer
Gemma Arrowsmith Writer
Fern Brady Writer
Pierre Novellie Writer
Robin Morgan Writer (Additional Material)
Laura Major Writer (Additional Material)
Kat Sadler Writer (Additional Material)
Alex Kealy Writer (Additional Material)
Mandy Baker Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Matt Stronge Producer

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