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The Now Show. Image shows from L to R: Hugh Dennis, Steve Punt. Copyright: BBC.

The Now Show

BBC Radio 4 comedy / stand-up about the week's news. Broadcast, 1998 - 2018. Stars Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis, Jon Culshaw, Marcus Brigstocke and others.

Returns Friday 2nd March at 6:30pm. Episode Guide

Press Clippings - Page 3

My media: Steve Punt

The comedian and star of Radio 4's The Now Show says he will read almost anything - but not the same paper every day.

John Dugdale, The Guardian, 10th January 2011

The Now Show Christmas Panto

It's Christmas! That must mean it's time for The Now Show Panto. And it is. Here's producer Colin Anderson with more.

Colin Anderson, BBC Comedy, 23rd December 2010

Notes from The Now Show: The Hotch Potch

Here's producer Julia McKenzie with this week's notes from The Now Show ideas meeting.

Julia McKenzie, BBC Comedy, 14th December 2010

Now Show Preview - Jeremy Hunt and the Cult of Hunting

On tonight's Now Show, Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis take a topical trip around tuition fees and Today tongue-twisters. Musical Mitch Benn sees the world through Lennon's eyes; German stand-up Henning Wehn probes our World Cup hypocrisy; John Finnemore wonders at the sexual magnetism of a certain Lib Dem MP and Laura Shavin reveals what every woman wants for Christmas.

David Thair, BBC Comedy, 10th December 2010

The Now Show asks for a short poem of complaint

Each week The Now Show asks their audience a question, and read out the funniest and sometimes the most bizarre answers at the end of the show.

David Thair, BBC Comedy, 9th December 2010

Notes from The Now Show: Keeping it Topical

After the FIFA results coming through not long before we printed our scripts last Thursday, this week our topical challenge is that the results of the tuition fee vote won't come through until 6.30pm Thursday evening.

Julia McKenzie, BBC Comedy, 7th December 2010

The Now Show Preview - A Blessed Tribute

Guests on tonight's Now Show include Marcus Brigstocke, Andi Osho, Laura Shavin and Mitch Benn. In fact, here's a preview of Mitch right now with his affectionate tribute to Brian Blessed, who's been in the news this week.

David Thair, BBC Comedy, 3rd December 2010

The Now Show asks: what would you like to leak?

Each week The Now Show asks their audience a question, and read out the funniest and sometimes the most bizarre answers at the end of the show.

BBC Comedy, 2nd December 2010

Notes from The Now Show: Frosty Leaks

Here's producer Julia McKenzie with this week's notes from The Now Show ideas meeting.

David Thair, BBC Comedy, 30th November 2010

The Now Show Preview - Eurozone Eurovision

Hugh's voice has recovered and Jon Culshaw is a guest on tonight's Now Show, which promises to be a corker. Just listen to this preview clip!

David Thair, BBC Comedy, 26th November 2010

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