In the complete second hit series from the people who brought you Cabin Pressure and Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off, stand-up comedian Marcus Brigstocke has been put in charge of a thing! Each week, Marcus finds he’s volunteered to be in charge of a big old thing - the European Union, Social Media, the banking system, the farming industry - and each week he starts out by thinking “Well, it can’t be that difficult, surely?” and ends up with "Oh - turns out it’s utterly difficult and complicated. Who knew...?".
In the complete third series of the multiaward-winning show, from the makers of Cabin Pressure and Armando Iannucci’s Charm Offensive, Marcus Brigstocke examines different facets of life by being put in charge of them. Each week he starts out by thinking, Well, it can’t be that difficult, surely and ends up with, Oh, turns out it’s utterly difficult and complicated. Who knew...?
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present six episodes of topical stand-up comedy, sketches and songs with the help of Mitch Benn, Jon Holmes, Laura Shavin and special guests.
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present six episodes of topical stand-up comedy, sketches and songs with the help of Mitch Benn, Jon Holmes, Laura Shavin and special guests. First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January and February 2015.
Six more episodes of the topical comedy show that takes a satirical look at the news, presented by Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis. An entertaining blend of stand-up, sketches and songs, The Now Show sees presenters Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis joined by a host of special guests for a comic romp through the latest news, events and issues.
The second series of programmes featuring Steve Punt in his role as private investigator, examining little mysteries that perplex, amuse and beguile. In these three episodes, he looks into persistent rumours that Hitler was intending to set up his command headquarters in Balham; goes on the trail of TV detector vans, investigating rumours that the vehicles are little more than a myth and turns the spotlight on mind control, entering a murky work of government intelligence, military secrecy and wild speculation.
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week via topical stand-up and sketches.
Steve Punt turns private investigator, examining little mysteries that perplex, amuse and beguile. In these three episodes, he delves into the case of a couple who found 400 false legs hidden under their floorboards; investigates the case of the missing steam trains supposedly hidden away ready to keep the country running in the event of nuclear war and explores the area around Dark Peak in the Peak District, which can claim to be Britain's own Bermuda Triangle.
THE NOW SHOW BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS boldly tackles all the superlatives that other books of world records avoid. It does this by means of making stuff up and scrupulously avoiding too much research, insight, or fact. Unless the fact is funnier. And legal to mention. The download will contain extracts from the selected by the team themselves.
The third series of programmes in which Steve Punt turns super-sleuth, examining little mysteries that perplex, amuse and beguile.
Steve Punt returns for a fourth series as BBC Radio 4's very own gumshoe, examining little mysteries that perplex, amuse and beguile. In these four episodes, he re-opens a case of murder by poisoned partridge in 1931; endeavors to find out the truth about the British inventor of a 'Death Ray'.
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present a mix of stand-up, sketches, and songs, along with Jon Holmes, Laura Shavin, Mitch Benn, and Marcus Brigstock, in an hour-long download-only special. This compilation features the highlights from the last five years.
Time travel, wormholes, a lost security pass and a nice cup of tea. These are the elements that constitute Steve Punt's Theory of Grand Unified Comedy as he presents "Big Bang Day, The Genuine Particle" whirling into existence on BBC Radio 4. Starring Reece Shearsmith and Geoffrey Whitehead, it's a comedy thriller set underground in the Large Hadron Collider and bears the unique property that every bit of physics in it is true. Theoretically at least.