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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 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
    The News Quiz - Friday 16th October 2020

    The News Quiz - Friday 16th October 2020

    A satirical review of the week's news with Andy Zaltzman. This week Andy is joined by an international panel of comedians including regular guest Andrew Maxwell alongside Anuvab Pal from India, Olga Koch from Russia and Alice Fraser from Australia. The panel tackle the global response to COVID-19, the (no) chance of a deal between Britain and the EU and some controversially "boring" Indian cuisine.

    Written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material from Simon Alcock, Suchandrika Chakrabarti and Mike Shephard.

    Producer: Richard Morris
    A BBC Studios Production

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

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Hilarious and informative

One of the best podcasts out there. Both The Now Show and The News Quiz are entertaining and sometimes thought-provoking.

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This podcast is something you could listen to any day it always puts a smile on my face

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Friday night comedy

My favourite podcast!! Topical and hilarious, the best of British comedy!

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