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 63, Episode 1

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches. They are joined by Ken Cheng, Helen Bauer and Rachel Parris.

Broadcast details

Friday 3rd November 2023
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Thursday 2nd November 2023, 19:30 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 4th November 2023 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 6th November 2023 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra


Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Rachel Parris Guest
Ken Cheng Guest
Helen Bauer Guest
Ed Jones Ensemble Actor
Roisin O'Mahony Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Rachel Parris Writer
Ken Cheng Writer
Ed Jones Writer
Roisin O'Mahony Writer
Helen Bauer Writer
Tasha Dhanraj Writer (Additional Material)
Cameron Loxdale Writer (Additional Material)
Cody Dahler Writer (Additional Material)
Jules Garnett Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Sasha Bobak Producer

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