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 58, Episode 4

Joining Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis this week are Lucy Porter and Eshaan Akbar with music supplied by Jess Robinson.

Broadcast details

Friday 19th March 2021
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Thursday 18th March 2021, 15:30 at Zoom (Virtual)


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 20th March 2021 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 22nd March 2021 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 23rd March 2021 9:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Lucy Porter Guest
Jess Robinson Guest
Eshaan Akbar Guest
Karen Bartke Ensemble Actor
Jason Forbes Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Lucy Porter Writer
Jess Robinson Writer
Eshaan Akbar Writer
Karen Bartke Writer
Jason Forbes Writer
Liam Beirne Writer (Additional Material)
Catherine Brinkworth Writer (Additional Material)
Tasha Dhanraj Writer (Additional Material)
Alex Bertulis-Fernandes Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Pete Strauss Producer
David Thomas Editor
Felix Hagen Composer

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