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 2

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches. They are joined by Alasdair Beckett-King who mourns his political heroes, Desiree Burch with a deep dive on fast fashion, and Huge Davies gives us his musical take on why AI might not be so bad after all.

Broadcast details

Friday 10th November 2023
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Thursday 9th November 2023, 19:30 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 11th November 2023 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 13th November 2023 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra


Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Huge Davies Guest
Alasdair Beckett-King Guest
Desiree Burch Guest
Gemma Arrowsmith Ensemble Actor
Daniel Barker Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Gemma Arrowsmith Writer
Desiree Burch Writer
Daniel Barker Writer
Huge Davies Writer
Alasdair Beckett-King Writer
Mike Shephard Writer (Additional Material)
Zoƫ Tomalin Writer (Additional Material)
Christina Riggs Writer (Additional Material)
Cody Dahler Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Sasha Bobak Producer

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