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 61, Episode 5

Hugh Dennis and Glenn Moore present the week via topical stand-up and sketches. They're joined by Alex Kealy, Athena Kugblenu and Ignacio Lopez.

Broadcast details

Friday 25th November 2022
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Thursday 24th November 2022, 19:30 at Pleasance Theatre (London)


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 26th November 2022 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 28th November 2022 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 29th November 2022 9:00am Radio 4 Extra


Cast & crew

Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Ignacio Lopez Guest
Athena Kugblenu Guest
Alex Kealy Guest
Jason Forbes Ensemble Actor
Roisin O'Mahony Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Jason Forbes Writer
Ignacio Lopez Writer
Athena Kugblenu Writer
Alex Kealy Writer
Roisin O'Mahony Writer
Simon Alcock Writer (Additional Material)
Alfie Packham Writer (Additional Material)
Jade Gebbie Writer (Additional Material)
Vicky Richards Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Sasha Bobak Producer
Richard Morris Executive Producer
Ignacio Lopez Composer
David Thomas Sound Designer

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