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Thursday 2nd July 2015

Fingers crossed for the LOG reunion!

Sitcom Geeks.

Sitcom Geeks

Here's a new podcast about comedy writing, hosted by top writers James Cary and Dave Cohen. Listen

BBC Radio New Comedy Award. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

BBC Radio New Comedy Awards 2015

Attention comedians: There's one week left to enter the BBC Radio New Comedy Awards 2015. Details

People Just Do Nothing. Image shows from L to R: Decoy (Daniel Sylvester Woolford), Steves (Steve Stamp), Grindah (Allan Mustafa), Beats (Hugo Chegwin). Image credit: Roughcut Television.

People Just Do Nothing

Series 2 of People Just Do Nothing starts on Wednesday 15th July. Guide

The League Of Gentlemen. Image shows from L to R: Steve Pemberton, Jeremy Dyson, Mark Gatiss, Reece Shearsmith. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

The League Of Gentlemen

The League Of Gentlemen met up in a pub the other night. Signs they're finally planning that reunion? Twitter Picture

Wednesday

 

TV Catch-Up

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

Mock The Week

Mock The Week

Dara O Briain hosts the topical comedy show. Featuring guests Rob Beckett, Miles Jupp, Romesh Ranganathan and Tiff Stevenson.

iPlayer   Guide

Hoff The Record

Hoff The Record

Hoff plans to embrace his potential for doing good in the world by becoming a UN Ambassador.

Dave on Demand   Guide

So Awkward

So Awkward

When Lily is upset to realise Matt is going out with cool girl Greta Masters, Jas plans a make-over slumber party to cheer her up.

iPlayer   Guide

Wussywat The Clumsy Cat

Wussywat The Clumsy Cat

Eli teaches Wussywat how to blow bubbles.

iPlayer   Guide

 

Radio Catch-Up

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

Seekers

Seekers

Stuart says something very silly, and Nicola tries to impress Vanessa to gain her confidence.

iPlayer Radio   Guide

Alfie Moore: It's A Fair Cop

Alfie Moore: It's A Fair Cop

Policeman turned stand-up comedian Alfie Moore gets his audience to make the policing decisions as he takes them through a real-life crime scenario.

iPlayer Radio   Guide

Hello Me Old Flower: In Search Of Charlie Williams

Hello Me Old Flower: In Search Of Charlie Williams

Poet Ian McMillan sets out on a personal quest to find out more about the late professional footballer turned TV comedy star Charlie Williams.

iPlayer Radio   Guide

Wednesday
Sitcom Geeks podcast

Sitcom Geeks podcast

Here's a new podcast series in which James Cary and Dave Cohen talk about the art of sitcom writing. Listen

Brian Pern to return

Brian Pern to return

Brian Pern, the comedy series starring Simon Day as an art rocker, has been given a third series by BBC Four. Read

John Finnemore's new show

John Finnemore's new show

John Finnemore, the creator of Cabin Pressure, is working on a series called The John Finnemore Project. Read

The John Dredge Show

The John Dredge Show

Series 4 of the insanely silly podcast series has now launched. Check out this funny and surreal sketch show. Listen

Miles Jupp hosts News Quiz

Miles Jupp hosts News Quiz

Miles Jupp will take over from Sandi Toksvig as the new host of The News Quiz when it returns. Read

Not Safe For Work interviews

Not Safe For Work interviews

The cast of Channel 4's new office-based comedy drama Not Safe For Work talk about making the show. Read

Joanna Lumley sitcom

Joanna Lumley sitcom

Joanna Lumley is working on a new show for Sky Television. Thought to be a sitcom, the title is Harmony. Read

Missing Hancocks to return

Missing Hancocks to return

Radio 4 has given the greenlight for five more lost Hancock's Half Hour episodes to be re-recorded this July. Read

David Walliams sitcom

David Walliams sitcom

David Walliams is reportedly working on a sitcom based around a TV talent show, inspired by Britain's Got Talent. Read

Bernard Righton's Gold show

Bernard Righton's Gold show

John Thomson, in character as Bernard Righton, will present an archive stand-up show on TV channel Gold. Read

Sharon Rooney interview

Sharon Rooney interview

Sharon Rooney, the star of My Mad Fat Diary, talks about the final series of the comedy drama. Read

Win The Delivery Man DVD

Win The Delivery Man DVD

We have three copies of new ITV sitcom The Delivery Man to give away. It stars Darren Boyd as a midwife. Enter

Work in progress gigs

Work in progress gigs

Si Hawkins explains why he often enjoys work-in-progress stand-up gigs more than the resultant polished tour show. Read

Catastrophe a global hit

Catastrophe a global hit

Catastrophe, the sitcom created by Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney, has been sold to TV stations across the world. Read

Gein's Family Giftshop

Gein's Family Giftshop

Sketch group Gein's Family Giftshop talk to BCG ahead of recording their first radio series. Get free tickets too: Read

Comedy Awards to move

Comedy Awards to move

It has been confirmed The British Comedy Awards are leaving Channel 4, to move to a new network this December. Read

Nick Frost's memoir

Nick Frost's memoir

Nick Frost's is writing a book about his life. Truths, Half Truths and Utter Bullshit will be released in October. Read

BBC New Comedy Award

BBC New Comedy Award

The BBC Radio New Comedy Award is back. The form to enter the 2015 contest is now available to fill in. Read

Hoff The Record blog

Hoff The Record blog

What's it like working on a sitcom with David Hasselhoff? Here's a blog from Hoff The Record actor Fergus Craig: Read

Mind reading and comedy

Mind reading and comedy

Mind-reading performer Colin Cloud explains how the worlds of 'people reading' and comedy are similar. Read