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 7

Joining Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis this week are Ria Lina and Alun Cochrane with music supplied by Rachel Parris.


This episode was postponed from Friday 9th April due to news coverage of the death of Prince Philip.

Broadcast details

Saturday 10th April 2021
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Thursday 8th April 2021, 15:30 at Zoom (Virtual)


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 12th April 2021 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 13th April 2021 9:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Rachel Parris Guest
Ria Lina Guest
Alun Cochrane Guest
Luke Kempner Ensemble Actor
Katie Norris Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Gareth Gwynn Writer (Additional Material)
Alun Cochrane Writer
Luke Kempner Writer
Rachel Parris Writer
Ria Lina Writer
Katie Norris Writer
Jeffrey Aidoo Writer (Additional Material)
Tasha Dhanraj Writer (Additional Material)
Emerald Paston Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Pete Strauss Producer
David Thomas Editor

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