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 59, Episode 1

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis are joined by guests Felicity Ward, Aurie Styla and Jess Robinson, as well as regulars Luke Kempner and Gemma Arrowsmith.

Broadcast details

Friday 29th October 2021
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Thursday 28th October 2021, 19:30 at Zoom (Virtual)


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 30th October 2021 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 1st November 2021 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 2nd November 2021 9:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jess Robinson Self
Felicity Ward Self
Aurie Styla Self
Gemma Arrowsmith Ensemble Actor
Luke Kempner Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Gemma Arrowsmith Writer
Luke Kempner Writer
Jess Robinson Writer
Felicity Ward Writer
Aurie Styla Writer
Robin Morgan Writer (Additional Material)
Rajiv Karia Writer (Additional Material)
Hari Kanth Writer (Additional Material)
Eleri Morgan Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Adnan Ahmed Producer
Jess Robinson Composer
Alex Silverman Composer

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