Podcast

Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4

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

Episodes

  • NEWS QUIZ: Immigration, Bank Holidays and Emojis

    May 22 2020

    Angela Barnes welcomes Darren Harriott, Daniel Finkelstein, Jess Fostekew and Helen Lewis

  • NEWS QUIZ: Mixed Messages, Death Stars and Teenage Dogs

    May 15 2020

    Angela Barnes welcomes Helen Lewis, Andrew Maxwell, Sindhu Vee and Andy Zaltzman.

  • NEWS QUIZ: Climate Change, Brexit and Swedish Trotting

    May 08 2020

    Angela Barnes welcomes Helen Lewis, Andy Parsons, Kerry Godliman and Simon Evans.

  • NEWS QUIZ: Tracking Apps, Babies and Kim Jong-un

    May 01 2020

    Angela welcomes Michael Deacon, Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Suzi Ruffell and Andy Zaltzman.

  • NEWS QUIZ: Protests, Satellites and Electric Cars

    Apr 24 2020

    Angela Barnes welcomes Tom Allen, Sophie Duker, Lucy Porter and Hugo Rifkind.

  • NEWS QUIZ: Conspiracies, Weddings, a Long Walk and Some Moos

    Apr 17 2020

    Angela Barnes welcomes Helen Lewis, Mark Steel, Desiree Burch and Kerry Godliman.

  • The Now Show - 10th April ft Zoe Lyons, Scott Bennett and Jess Robinson

    Apr 10 2020

    Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis get to grips with the continuing COVID-19 lock-down and disruption with sketches and guests. In the last of the current series, Zoe Lyons tries to gets things done, Scott Bennett speaks to us from his shed, and Jess Robinson invokes her blitz spirit. Also featuring George Fouracres and Gemma Arrowsmith. Song written and arranged by Jess Robinson and Alex Silverman. Written by the cast, with additional material from Catherine Brinkworth, Gareth Gwynn, Alex Kealy and...more

  • The Now Show - 3rd April - ft Geoff Norcott, Robin Morgan and more...

    Apr 03 2020

    Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis get to grips with the continuing COVID-19 lock-down and disruption with sketches and guests. With comedians Geoff Norcott and Robin Morgan plus music from Tim Sutton and Sooz Kempner. Additional voices from Luke Kempner and Gemma Arrowsmith. Written by the cast, with additional material from Mike Shepherd, Laura Major, Donald Alexander and Charlie Dinkin. Producer: Adnan Ahmed A BBC Studios Production

  • The Now Show - 27th March 2020 - ft Ellie Taylor, Kai Samra and Dominic Frisby

    Mar 27 2020

    Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis get to grips with the continuing COVID-19 lock-down and disruption with sketches and guests With comedians Ellie Taylor, Kai Samra, and Dominic Frisby. Written by the cast, with additional material from Jenny Laville, Robin Morgan, Hannah Fairweather and Simon Alcock Producer Julia McKenzie A BBC Studios Production

  • The Now Show - 20th March 2020 - ft Rosie Jones, Andy Zaltzman and Gemma Arrowsmith

    Mar 20 2020

    Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical sketches and chat, we don't have an audience but we do have stand-ups Rosie Jones and Andy Zaltzman (who will probably sit down for this one) and Gemma Arrowsmith. Caution: May contain humorous content about the Coronavirus. Written by the cast, with additional material from Gareth Gwynn, Katie Storey, Charlie Dinkin and Mo Omar. Producer: Julia McKenzie A BBC Studios Production

  • The Now Show - 13th March 2020 - ft Chris McCausland, Sara Barron and Huge Davies...

    Mar 13 2020

    Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches Join The Now Show team with their unique take on the week's events. Chris McCausland visits A Quiet Place, Sara Barron is in splendid isolation and Huge Davies washes his hands of it all... Additional voices by Gemma Arrowsmith Written by the cast, with additional material from Catherine Brinkworth, Jon Hunter, Aidan Fitzmaurice and Simon Alcock Producer: Adnan Ahmed A BBC Studios Production

  • The Now Show - 6th March - ft Lucy Porter, Darren Harriott and Rachel Parris

    Mar 06 2020

    Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches This week we tackle the news from the UK and look further afield at Super Tuesday – Lucy Porter snoops on her shopping and Darren Harriott explores his environmental credentials. With music from Rachel Parris and additional voices from Joe Barnes… Written by the cast, with additional material from Laura Major, Liam Bierne, Helena Langdon and Charlie Dinkin Producer: Adnan Ahmed A BBC Studios Production