Bad Education. Alfie (Jack Whitehall). Image credit: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Bad Education

Alfie Wickers (Jack Whitehall) is back for a third series of the hit school-based sitcom. This series sees his dad Martin (Harry Enfield) promoted to deputy head. His first task: sack a teacher. The show is as silly, gag packed and loveable as ever. Preview clips and chats with the cast in our guide. BBC3, 10pm. Guide   Interviews

Also: Mount Pleasant returns; more burning questions answered in Dave Gorman: Modern Life Is Goodish; The Alternative Comedy Experience; and new radio series in the form of Lewis Macleod Is Not Himself and Kevin Eldon Will See You Now. Schedule

Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant

This comedy drama is back for a new series today. Sky1, 9pm. Catch-up on the story so far: Watch

Scottish Independence Song

Scottish Independence Song

A sketch in which Alex Salmond is summoned to an emergency meeting for a song. Watch

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Comedian launches Kickstarter to make cartoon calendar

Holly Burn talks about how her cover was almost blown whilst filming this Thursday's episode of Bad Bridesmaid. Read

Bad Education interviews

Bad Education interviews

The cast of Bad Education talk about what looks set to be the final series of the hit school-based sitcom. Read

Bad Bridesmaid - Holly Burn blog

Bad Bridesmaid - Holly Burn blog

Holly Burn talks about how her cover was almost blown whilst she was being the nightmare Jemma in Bad Bridesmaid. Read

Is a Scottish kilt a skirt? An eBay argument

Is a Scottish kilt a skirt? An eBay argument

A topical extract from a new book consisting of prank eBay messages. A Scottish seller gets into an argument over whether his kilt is technically a skirt. Read

Comedian launches Kickstarter for cartoon calendar

Comedian launches Kickstarter for cartoon calendar

Stand-up comedian and illustrator John Cooper has launched a Kickstarter drive to fund a calendar featuring the best of his stand-up related comic strips. Read

Stephen Fry discusses new book More Fool Me

Stephen Fry discusses new book More Fool Me

Details have been released about More Fool Me, the book in which Stephen Fry discusses becoming 'a high functioning addict' in the 1980s. Read

John Cleese book tour announced

John Cleese book tour announced

John Cleese is to tour the UK in a series of live shows connected to his autobiography. Read

Video: Cardinal Burns psych up for their tour

Video: Cardinal Burns psych up for their tour

Here's a funny video from sketch act Cardinal Burns, who are getting ready to tour the country with their new live show. Watch


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John Dredge podcast

John Dredge podcast

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The Hooligan Factory

The Hooligan Factory

A trailer for The Hooligan Factory, a comedy film spoofing football fight movies. It's out on DVD. Watch

Video: I Love You So Hard

Video: I Love You So Hard

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