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 62, Episode 5

Steve Punt presents the week via topical stand-up and sketches. They're joined by Alex Kealy, Ahir Shah, Rachel Parris, Luke Kempner & Chiara Goldsmith.

Broadcast details

Friday 14th April 2023
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Thursday 13th April 2023, 19:30 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 15th April 2023 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 17th April 2023 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra


Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Luke Kempner Guest
Rachel Parris Guest
Chiara Goldsmith Guest
Alex Kealy Guest
Ahir Shah Guest
Luke Kempner Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Rachel Parris Writer
Ahir Shah Writer
Chiara Goldsmith Writer
Alex Kealy Writer
Laura Major Writer (Additional Material)
Mike Shephard Writer (Additional Material)
Kate Dehnert Writer (Additional Material)
David Duncan Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Sasha Bobak Producer
Richard Morris Executive Producer
Marc Willcox Editor
Gary Newman Sound Designer
John Boland Sound Designer

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