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 56, Episode 1

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis return with a new series of topical comedy, with guests Lucy Porter, Darren Harriott and Rachel Parris.

Broadcast details

Friday 6th March 2020
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Friday 6th March 2020, 12:30 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 7th March 2020 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 9th March 2020 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 10th March 2020 9:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Lucy Porter Guest
Rachel Parris Self
Darren Harriott Self
Joe Barnes Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Lucy Porter Writer
Rachel Parris Writer
Darren Harriott Writer
Liam Beirne Writer (Additional Material)
Laura Major Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie Dinkin Writer (Additional Material)
Helena Langdon Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Adnan Ahmed Producer

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