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 3

Joining Steve Punt and Gareth Gwynn from a safe distance is Michael Spicer and Priya Hall with music supplied by Ignacio Lopez, and performances from Luke Kempner and Karen Bartke.

Broadcast details

Friday 12th November 2021
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Thursday 11th November 2021, 19:30 at Zoom (Virtual)


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 13th November 2021 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 15th November 2021 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 16th November 2021 9:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Gareth Gwynn Host / Presenter
Michael Spicer Guest
Priya Hall Guest
Ignacio Lopez Guest
Luke Kempner Ensemble Actor
Karen Bartke Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Gareth Gwynn Writer
Luke Kempner Writer
Karen Bartke Writer
Michael Spicer Writer
Priya Hall Writer
Ignacio Lopez Writer
Simon Alcock Writer (Additional Material)
Aidan Fitzmaurice Writer (Additional Material)
Hannah Platt Writer (Additional Material)
Rajiv Karia Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Pete Strauss Producer
Rajiv Karia Producer
Ignacio Lopez Composer

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