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Tuesday 25th November 2014

We're still trying to work out if that's a good or bad offering from the BBC for Christmas. Let us know what you think via our forums.

The British Comedy Awards. Image credit: Unique Productions.

British Comedy Awards sweepstake

Try and guess who will win at the British Comedy Awards on our interactive website. Whoever gets the most right will win a great prize package! Enter

Rik Mayall: Lord Of Misrule. Rik Mayall. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

BBC's Christmas offerings

Professor Branestawm; Miranda; Mrs Brown; Mapp And Lucia; and Rik Mayall are amongst BBC's Christmas highlights. Pics & Details

Birds Of A Feather. Image shows from L to R: Sharon Theodopolopodous (Pauline Quirke), Dorien Green (Lesley Joseph), Tracey Stubbs (Linda Robson). Image credit: Alomo Productions.

Birds Of A Feather competition

We have three copies of the new Birds Of A Feather Christmas Specials DVD to give away. Enter

Graham Linehan. Image credit: Shaun Webb.

Big Comedy Conference

Over 40 comedy professionals will be talking at our conference for writers this Saturday. Are you coming? Details

(We'll stop plugging this soon, we promise! It's cost us a lot to put on so we're trying to make our money back, that's all)

Monday

 

TV Catch-Up

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

Bad Robots

Bad Robots

Holiday-makers in Cardiff face a tourist information machine that's full of nonsense facts, commuters keen to get across town are driven nuts trying to order a taxi with Cab B.O.T, and the Construct-a-Bear machine gets saucy in Brighton.

4oD   Guide

 

Radio Catch-Up

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

What The Future?

What The Future?

Automatic vehicles are introduced into the country. At first, things are great. Drivetime radio becomes highly intellectual, children take to the roads and the driving test becomes dead, dead easy. Only Jeremy Clarkson has his doubts, which he expresses by feeding a driverless car to a bear, live on Top Gear. And he's right. Soon the cars gain sentience, reproduce and use roundabouts as giant nests. Then, they take over the world.

iPlayer Radio   Guide

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang Ups

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang Ups

It is all go in the Wrigglesworth household as Tom's mum and gran help his dad train for the Sheffield marathon. Meanwhile, Tom is asked on a stag weekend going 'coasteering'.

iPlayer Radio   Guide

Monday
My Mad Fat Diary S3

My Mad Fat Diary S3

The comedy drama about a 16-year-old with weight and mental health problems is to return. Read

British Comedy Awards

British Comedy Awards

Who do you think will win at the British Comedy Awards? Have a guess on our interactive website. Enter

Rebecca Front podcast

Rebecca Front podcast

Rebecca Front chats to Richard Herring about some of her comedy acting roles in this episode of RHLSTP. Listen

Virtually Famous returns

Virtually Famous returns

E4 has commissioned 2 new series of panel show Virtually Famous, focusing on internet celebrities. Read

Win BOAF Christmas DVD

Win BOAF Christmas DVD

We have three copies of the brand new Birds Of A Feather Christmas Specials DVD to give away. Win

British Comedy Awards K&Q

British Comedy Awards K&Q

Voting for the British Comedy Awards 2014 King or Queen category has launched. Pick from 6: Read

Win Russell Howard DVD

Win Russell Howard DVD

We've got five copies of Russell Howard's brand new DVD, Wonderbox Live, to give away. Win

So On & So Forth series

So On & So Forth series

The comedy troupe So On And So Forth have been given their own BBC Radio 4 sketch show series. Read

Lee Evans quits comedy

Lee Evans quits comedy

Lee Evans, one of the UK's best known stand-ups, has unexpectedly announced he is to retire from comedy. Read

Jason Manford interview

Jason Manford interview

Jason Manford explains why his new DVD is making people soil themselves, and he talks about his club chain. Read

Win Variety Soup tickets

Win Variety Soup tickets

Win tickets to see Variety Soup in London. It's the fantastic hit show from the Slightly Fat Features ensemble. Enter

What is a joke? - Part 2

What is a joke? - Part 2

Dave Cohen prepares Big Comedy Conference delegates with an attempt to explain EVERY type of joke. Read

Sarah Millican podcast

Sarah Millican podcast

Sarah Millican chats to Richard Herring in the latest episode of his podcast series. It's a funny chat. Listen

Paddy McGuinness sitcom

Paddy McGuinness sitcom

Paddy McGuinness is to return to comedy acting with a role in ITV's new midwife sitcom, The Delivery Man. Read

Where are the older comics?

Where are the older comics?

Comedy sketch duo Flip and Maggie ask 'Where are the people, particularly women, of our age in comedy?' Read

I Live With Models series

I Live With Models series

Comedy Central has confirmed the commission of a new studio sitcom. It's called I Live With Models. Read