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 7

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present a satirical look through the week's news, with contributions from guests Phil Wang, Lee Ridley, Jess Robinson and Gemma Arrowsmith.

Broadcast details

Friday 6th December 2019
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 7th December 2019 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 9th December 2019 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 10th December 2019 9:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Katie Perrior Guest
Phil Wang Self
Jess Robinson Self
Lee Ridley Self
Gemma Arrowsmith Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Sarah Morgan Writer (Additional Material)
Gemma Arrowsmith Writer
Jess Robinson Writer
Phil Wang Writer
Lee Ridley Writer
Gabby Hutchinson Crouch Writer (Additional Material)
Aidan Fitzmaurice Writer (Additional Material)
Mandy Baker Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Matt Stronge Producer
Alex Silverman Composer

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