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Download the best satirical comedy from Radio 4, every Friday. Features The News Quiz, The Now Show and Dead Ringers.

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Download the best satirical comedy from Radio 4, every Friday. Features The News Quiz, The Now Show and Dead Ringers.

    The Now Show - 27th November 2020

    The Now Show - 27th November 2020

    Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis get to grips (from a safe distance) with all things 2020 in the form of sketches and guest contributions.

    This week Catherine Bohart dons The Crown, Eshaan Akbar accepts responsibility and musical duo Harry and Chris take us to church...

    Additional voices from Emma Sidi and George Fouracres

    Written by the cast, with additional material from Jeffrey Aidoo, Laura Major, Georgie Flinn, Charlie George and Simon Alcock

    Production Co-Ordinator: Caroline Barlow
    Engineer and Editor: David Thomas

    Producer: Adnan Ahmed

    A BBC Studios Production

    • 28 min
    The Now Show - 20th November 2020

    The Now Show - 20th November 2020

    Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis get to grips (from a safe distance) with all things 2020 in the form of sketches and guest contributions.

    Felicity Ward takes a trip to a land down under, Lost Voice Guy warms up for Christmas party season and Flo and Joan hear from Dolly Parton on how to get things done...

    Additional voices from Karen Bartke and George Fouracres

    Written by the cast, with additional material from Jenny Laville, Toussaint Douglass, Mary O'Connell and Charlie Dinkin

    Production Co-Ordinator: Caroline Barlow
    Engineer and Editor: David Thomas

    Producer: Adnan Ahmed

    A BBC Studios Production

    • 29 min
    The Now Show - 13th November 2020

    The Now Show - 13th November 2020

    Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis give the week's news a shot in the arm in the form of sketches and guest contributions.

    Sarah Keyworth looks at breakups during lockdown, Darren Harriott sees an FA chairman cross the line; and Beardyman channels 2020...

    Additional voices from Katie Norris and Josh Berry.

    Written by the cast, with additional material from Mike Shepherd, Laura Major, Suchandrika Chakrabarti and Simon Alcock

    Production Co-Ordinator: Caroline Barlow
    Engineer and Editor: David Thomas

    Producer: Adnan Ahmed

    A BBC Studios Production

    • 29 min
    The Now Show: 06 Nov 2020

    The Now Show: 06 Nov 2020

    Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis do their best to identify the next president of the USA, with a bit of help from Geoff Norcott, Jena Friedman and Sophie Duker, and music from Jess Robinson

    Additional voices from Luke Kempner and Gemma Arrowsmith

    Written by the cast, with additional material from Gareth Gwynn, Athena Kugblenu, Ambika Mod and Charlie Dinkin

    Song written and recorded by Jess Robinson and Alex Silverman

    Production Co-Ordinator: Caroline Barlow
    Engineer and Editor: David Thomas

    Producer: Victoria Lloyd

    A BBC Studios Production

    • 29 min
    The Now Show: 30 Oct 2020

    The Now Show: 30 Oct 2020

    Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis get to grip (from a safe distance) with all things 2020 in the form of sketches and guest contributions.

    Joining them are Ellie Taylor and Matt Kirshen, with music from Tim Sutton and Sooz Kempner

    Additional voices from Luke Kempner and Gemma Arrowsmith

    Written by the cast, with additional material from Robin Morgan, Catherine Brinkworth, Ola Labib and Simon Alcock

    Production Co-Ordinator: Caroline Barlow
    Engineer and Editor: David Thomas

    Producer: Victoria Lloyd

    A BBC Studios Production

    • 28 min
    The News Quiz - Friday 23rd October 2020

    The News Quiz - Friday 23rd October 2020

    A satirical review of the week's news with Andy Zaltzman and guests Anand Menon, Chris McCausland, Lucy Porter and Sara Barron.

    It's the last in the present series as Andy and some oven-ready teams tackle Trump and Tiers and try to predict some future news.

    Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material by Max Davis, Alice Fraser and Mike Shephard.

    Producer: Richard Morris
    A BBC Studios Production

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
10.3K Ratings

10.3K Ratings

Taibhse ,

It's all in The Rotation

I much prefer the News Quiz and I can't stand the Now Show. I cant wait until the News Quiz is back on rotation!

iWillo ,

News Quiz is 5 stars but others not so

Agree totally with other reviewers that News Quiz is awesome and the other shows (like Now Quiz) not so good

JacksterD92 ,

I love News Quiz!

I love News Quiz! But *please* could you split up the news quiz and now show just for the sake of tidiness?

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