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.

Episode menu

Series 63, Episode 6

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches. Featuring Geoff Norcott looking in the proposal of a Minister for Men, Harriet Kemsley on Kim Jong Un's pleas to North Korea, and an original song from Peter Rugman.

Broadcast details

Friday 8th December 2023
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Thursday 7th December 2023, 19:30 at RADA Studios


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 9th December 2023 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 11th December 2023 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra


Cast & crew

Steve Punt Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Geoff Norcott Guest
Chiara Goldsmith Guest
Harriet Kemsley Guest
Peter Rugman Guest
Daniel Barker Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Hugh Dennis Writer
Daniel Barker Writer
Geoff Norcott Writer
Chiara Goldsmith Writer
Harriet Kemsley Writer
Peter Rugman Writer
Laura Major Writer (Additional Material)
Rajiv Karia Writer (Additional Material)
Cameron Loxdale Writer (Additional Material)
Miranda Holms Writer (Additional Material)
Adrian Gray Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Rajiv Karia Producer

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