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Friday 27th March 2015

Would you ever go as far as getting a tattoo of your favourite show?

Inside No. 9. Image shows from L to R: Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Video: Inside No. 9 Q&A

Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton discuss making the second series of Inside No. 9 in this 19 minute Q&A video. Watch

Comedy Feeds - Nick Helm. Nick Helm.

Nick Helm's Heavy Entertainment

Nick Helm's Heavy Entertainment starring, er, well Nick Helm (obviously), starts soon. Trailer

The Fall And Rise Of Reginald Perrin. Reginald Perrin (Leonard Rossiter). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Sunshine Desserts is gone

Sunshine Desserts, the building in which Reggie Perrin worked, has been demolished. Picture Slideshow

This Made Me Laugh.

Barbican Centre screenings

Comedians including Miranda Hart and Lenny Henry have selected films for the Barbican Centre's "This Made Me Laugh" screenings. Read

Toast Of London. Steven Toast (Matt Berry). Image credit: Objective Productions.

Toast Of London tattoo

Head over to Twitter to check out a tattoo some one has got of Toast from Toast Of London. Twitter

Thursday

 

TV Catch-Up

Catch up on these new TV episodes from Friday's schedule...

Alan Carr: Chatty Man

Alan Carr: Chatty Man

Alan is joined byformer soap star Michelle Keegan, actor Elijah Wood, South London magician Troy, actor and presenter Warwick Davis; and folk duo Hudson Taylor.

4oD   Guide

Stella

Stella

Election day has arrived and Aunty Brenda can almost taste victory - until, that is, a new rival enters the race.

Sky Go   Guide

The Dog Ate My Homework

The Dog Ate My Homework

The team captains are joined by actor and comedian Jack Carroll, Wolfblood's top wolf Bobby Lockwood and comedians Lloyd Langford and Pippa Evans.

iPlayer   Guide

 

Radio Catch-Up

Here is a list of new radio episodes that went out on Friday. Catch-up via iPlayer...

The News Quiz

The News Quiz

Sandi Toksvig is joined by regular panellist Jeremy Hardy and guests Fred Macaulay, star of The Office USA BJ Novak and Hugo Rifkind.

iPlayer Radio   Guide

The Leak

The Leak

Tom Price and guests from the world of comedy and entertainment review the week's biggest stories from around Wales and the world. Recorded in front of a live studio audience.

iPlayer Radio   Guide

Frankie Takes A Trip

Frankie Takes A Trip

Radio 4 comedy drama looking at the showbiz career of Frankie Howerd and the iconic comic's use of LSD.

iPlayer Radio   Guide

Funny Kind Of...

Funny Kind Of...

Julia Sutherland explores the family lives of comedians Deborah Frances White, Ashley Storrie and Nat Luurtsema to discover incredible situations and unbelievable stories and uncover the funny side of modern-day taboos.

iPlayer Radio   Guide

How Does That Make You Feel?

How Does That Make You Feel?

Richard Fallon MP explains to his therapist how he has been held hostage for eight hours by a constituent calling for his resignation.

iPlayer Radio   Guide

Thursday
ITV's Play To The Whistle

ITV's Play To The Whistle

Holly Willoughby has signed up to present Play To The Whistle, a sports-based comedy panel show for ITV. Read

Ray Peacock: taboo comedy

Ray Peacock: taboo comedy

Ray Peacock explains why he has decided to open up about his suicide attempt in his latest stand-up show. Read

Dad's Army only just made

Dad's Army only just made

A speech by TV executive Huw Wheldon revealed that the BBC nearly didn't make the Dad's Army series. Read

Lemon is Back To The Future

Lemon is Back To The Future

Keith Lemon is to star in a one-off special on ITV2 celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Back To The Future film. Read

Charlie Brooker special

Charlie Brooker special

Charlie Brooker will return to BBC Two in the run-up to the Election with a new hour-long Wipe special. Read

Graham Fellows interview

Graham Fellows interview

Graham Fellows will celebrate his 30th year as John Shuttleworth with a big gig - but could it be his last hurrah? Read

Russell Howard's new show

Russell Howard's new show

Russell Howard's Stand Up Central, which launches in April, will feature guests including Joe Wilkinson. Read

Frankie Boyle's new show

Frankie Boyle's new show

Frankie Boyle will follow his 2014 Scottish independence referendum special with a new iPlayer election show. Read

Doc Martin Series 7 filming

Doc Martin Series 7 filming

Martin Clunes and the rest of the Doc Martin cast are now in Cornwall to film Series 7 of the hit ITV show. Read

Laura Aikman interview

Laura Aikman interview

Laura Aikman talks about joining the cast of Bluestone 42, and how she was 'liquid sweat' filming the show. Read

ITV2 orders Plebs Series 3

ITV2 orders Plebs Series 3

ITV2 has ordered more Plebs, the Ancient Rome sitcom starring Tom Rosenthal, Joel Fry and Ryan Sampson. Read

Nathan Caton interview

Nathan Caton interview

Stand-up comedian Nathan Caton talks to us about various topics, including his ideal comedians football squad. Read

Jack Dee's Help Desk on TV

Jack Dee's Help Desk on TV

BBC Two has ordered Jack Dee's Help Desk, a series starring Jack Dee and a panel of comedians. Read

Michael McIntyre new shows

Michael McIntyre new shows

Michael McIntyre is working on two new series for BBC One, however his chat show format won't return to TV. Read

Images from '50 Comics'

Images from '50 Comics'

Check out some striking pictures from photographer Matt Crockett's book of comedian portraits, 50 Comics. View

Milton Jones interview

Milton Jones interview

Milton Jones talks about big hair, bad shirts, Mock The Week, his mammoth 2015 tour and other topics too: Read

Harry & Paul win RTS Awards

Harry & Paul win RTS Awards

Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse have won two gongs at the Royal Television Society Awards. Read

Jeremy Clarkson HIGNFY

Jeremy Clarkson HIGNFY

Jeremy Clarkson is still currently booked to act as a presenter on the next series of Have I Got News For You. Read

Rik Mayall - legend award

Rik Mayall - legend award

Rik Mayall has been named as the recipient of the Leicester Comedy Festival 'Legend Of Comedy' award. Read

Harry & Paul to tour

Harry & Paul to tour

Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse are planning their first ever live tour together - Harry & Paul: Legends. Read

Prof Branestawm to return

Prof Branestawm to return

Harry Hill will return as eccentric inventor Professor Branestawm for another one-off BBC special this Christmas. Read

Chortle Award winners

Chortle Award winners

Bridget Christie and James Acaster are amongst the winners at the 2015 Chortle Awards. Full results here: Read

Ben Miller's science show

Ben Miller's science show

Ben Miller, Romesh Ranganathan and Rachel Riley will front the pilot of ITV science show Out Of This World. Read

The Week That Wasn't pilot

The Week That Wasn't pilot

Jolyon Rubinstein and Heydon Prowse will host the pilot episode of The Week That Wasn't, a new topical format. Read

Raised By Wolves interview

Raised By Wolves interview

Sisters Caitlin Moran and Caroline Moran talk about creating Raised By Wolves, their Channel 4 sitcom. Interview

Learn improv in London

Learn improv in London

A group of established comedians have set up a new theatre company and school - one devoted entirely to improv. Read

Enter Amused Moose comp

Enter Amused Moose comp

Entry is now open for the 2015 Amused Moose Laugh Off, a stand-up comedy competition for new acts. Read