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 60, Episode 4

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis are joined by the voices of Luke Kempner and Freya Parker, with stand-up from Ola Labib and Rhys James, and music by Stiff and Kitsch.

Broadcast details

Friday 1st April 2022
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Thursday 31st March 2022, 19:30 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 2nd April 2022 12:30pm Radio 4

Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Rhiannon Neads (as Stiff and Kitsch) Guest
Sally O'Leary (as Stiff and Kitsch) Guest
Ola Labib Guest
Rhys James Guest
Freya Parker Ensemble Actor
Luke Kempner Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Freya Parker Writer
Luke Kempner Writer
Thomas Nelstrop (as Tom Nelstrop) Writer
Rhiannon Neads (as Stiff and Kitsch) Writer
Ola Labib Writer
Rhys James Writer
Jenny Laville Writer (Additional Material)
Mike Shephard Writer (Additional Material)
Cameron Loxdale Writer (Additional Material)
Alex Garrick-Wright Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Rajiv Karia Producer

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