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 6

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches. They're joined by Andrew Doyle, Laura Smyth, Jazz Emu, Daniel Barker & Chiara Goldsmith.

Broadcast details

Friday 21st April 2023
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Thursday 20th April 2023, 19:30 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 22nd April 2023 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 24th April 2023 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra


Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Archie Henderson (as Jazz Emu) Guest
Laura Smyth Guest
Andrew Doyle Guest
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Archie Henderson (as Jazz Emu) Writer
Laura Smyth Writer
Andrew Doyle Writer
Zoƫ Tomalin Writer (Additional Material)
Alex Garrick-Wright Writer (Additional Material)
Cody Dahler Writer (Additional Material)
Chris Douch Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Sasha Bobak Producer
Pete Strauss Executive Producer
Marc Willcox Sound Designer
Gary Newman Sound Designer

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