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Episode 2

Episode 2 of 6

Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis and guests present the week's news via topical stand-up and sketches. With Jen Brister, Desiree Burch, Jake Yapp and Tanni Grey-Thompson.

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the week's news via topical stand-up, sketches, interviews and songs.

This week Steve and Hugh examine the exciting subject of trade wars, doping allegations and Dr. Seuss.

It was International Women's Day this week and Jen Brister takes us through female representation, the gender pay gap, and Doctor Who; Desiree Burch ask how to make Britain thin again; Jake Yapp presents Henry Bolton's new political party's launch song and the 11 time Paralympian gold medallist, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson chats to Steve and Hugh about the Winter Paralympics, and her experiences being a world champion athlete.

Sound-editor: Marc Willcox

Production coordinator: Sarah Sharpe

The Now Show is a BBC Studios Production.

30 minutes


Role Contributor
Presenter Steve Punt
Presenter Hugh Dennis
Performer Jen Brister
Performer Desiree Burch
Performer Jake Yapp
Interviewed Guest Tanni Grey-Thompson
Interviewed Guest Robin Ince
Producer Matt Stronge


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