About The British Comedy Guide
Welcome to The British Comedy Guide (aka BCG / Comedy.co.uk), a vast reference website devoted to British comedy, both past and present. Created and run by fans for fans, this site contains hundreds of thousands of pages packed full of information, opinion and detail, plus plenty to entertain: to read, hear and watch.
We aim to be a definitive guide to every British film, television and radio comedy to have been produced, and provide comprehensive coverage of every live comedy event across the country. It'll take a while to get there, but we like to dream big!
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The British Comedy Guide started life in 2003 as a small website called The British Sitcom Guide, consisting of a few brief pages about key sitcoms such as Fawlty Towers and Blackadder. The site has grown in the decade since, becoming the most-visited website in the world about British comedy.
The BCG is owned and run by founder Mark and co-editor Aaron, who heads up all archive comedy coverage. However, they do not work alone, valuing the assistance of a group of regular volunteer contributors, lead by Ian, the main curator of our TV & radio schedule.
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Casting has been revealed for Inside No. 9 Series 3, including Felicity Kendal and Morgana Robinson. Read
The cast of ITV comedy drama Cold Feet have reunited for the first time in 13 years, ahead of Series 6. Read
BBC One has announced that it has commissioned a fifth series of Adil Ray's family-based sitcom Citizen Khan. Read
The BBC has confirmed it has ordered Series 2 of its new sitcom Boy Meets Girl. Filming begins soon. Read
Steve Coogan is set to star as Stan Laurel in the BBC's forthcoming Laurel & Hardy comedy drama Stan And Ollie. Read
BBC One has confirmed that Michael McIntyre will return to the channel later this year with a brand new series. Read
The Shaun The Sheep Movie has been nominated for Best Animated Feature in the 2016 Academy Awards. Read
Fags, Mags & Bags, Radio 4's sitcom set in a Scots-Asian corner shop, is to return for a sixth series. Read
Channel 4 is making Loaded, a comedy drama about four life-long friends who become multi-millionaires. Read
E4 has ordered Foreign Bodies, a comedy drama about a gang of travellers embarking on a trip around Asia. Read
Simon Callow is to star in in a new sitcom on TV channel Gold called The Rebel. He will play an anarchic pensioner. Read
ITV has ordered an eighth series of Doc Martin, its hit comedy drama starring Martin Clunes. Read
Tracey Ullman's Show looks set to return for a second series, with both the BBC and the star up for making more. Read
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, the creator of Channel 4's Crashing, talks about the comedy drama here. Read