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 57, Episode 2

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present a satirical look through the week's news, with help from Geoff Norcott and Sophie Duker, plus music from Jess Robinson.

Broadcast details

Friday 6th November 2020
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

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

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Sophie Duker Self
Geoff Norcott Self
Jena Friedman Self
Gemma Arrowsmith Ensemble Actor
Luke Kempner Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Gareth Gwynn Writer (Additional Material)
Gemma Arrowsmith Writer
Luke Kempner Writer
Sophie Duker Writer
Geoff Norcott Writer
Jena Friedman Writer
Athena Kugblenu Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie Dinkin Writer (Additional Material)
Ambika Mod Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Victoria Lloyd Producer
Jess Robinson Composer
Alex Silverman Composer

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