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Friday 27th February 2015

Movie news, and two new TV shows which are looking like they're going to be good...

Bad Education Movie. Image shows from L to R: Joe (Ethan Lawrence), Mitchell (Charlie Wernham), Chantelle (Nikki Runeckles), Stephen (Layton Williams), Rem Dogg (Jack Binstead), Alfie (Jack Whitehall), Chantelle (Nikki Runeckles), Jing (Kae Alexander). Image credit: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Bad Education - the movie

It's official - Bad Education is to be a movie. Jack Whitehall and the rest of the cast are filming in Cornwall: Read

In And Out Of The Kitchen. Image shows from L to R: Damien Trench (Miles Jupp), Anthony McIlvanney (Justin Edwards).

In And Out Of The Kitchen

In And Out Of The Kitchen - starring Miles Jupp and Justin Edwards - starts on BBC Four on Wednesday 11th. Guide

Nurse. Image shows from L to R: Herbert (Paul Whitehouse), Elizabeth (Esther Coles).

Nurse

The trailer for Nurse, the new BBC Two series in which Paul Whitehouse plays various characters. Watch

Sam Simmons.

Comedy Blaps

Two new series from Channel 4's Comedy Blaps strand. Sam Simmons stars in Wallstud: http://bit.ly/1AS2Lp9 & The Art Of Foley: http://bit.ly/1aw4jwK Watch

and the second is called The Art Of Foley: Watch

Miranda. Image shows from L to R: Miranda (Miranda Hart), Stevie (Sarah Hadland). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Miranda

Miranda was the most watched comedy on iPlayer in January, with a massive 1,773,000 viewers.

Thursday

 

TV Catch-Up

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

The Graham Norton Show

The Graham Norton Show

David Beckham talks about Fergie and says he misses playing for England, Will Smith says his wife insisted he got in shape, Hugh Jackman says playing a baddie is great, Margot Robbie says she lied to her parents and Noel Gallagher performs live in the studio.

iPlayer   Guide

The Last Leg

The Last Leg

Sarah Millican joins Adam Hills and co-hosts Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker for the last show of the current series.

4oD   Guide

Stella

Stella

Katie's small birthday lunch spirals out of control, culminating in a shock revelation for Stella. Pressure mounts on Luke to find some extra cash, too.

Sky Go   Guide

Room 101

Room 101

Frank Skinner is joined by TV presenter Adrian Chiles, Radio 1's Jameela Jamil and veteran entertainer Des O'Connor. Nominations include people who recline aircraft seats.

iPlayer   Guide

Gigglebiz

Gigglebiz

Another chance to see the best bits from Gigglebiz.

iPlayer   Guide

The Dog Ate My Homework

The Dog Ate My Homework

The brilliant young team captains are joined by Dominique Moore from DNN and Horrible Histories, dance phenomenon Aidan Davis, Alex Riley from Junior Vets and host of Extreme School, Susan Calman.

iPlayer   Guide

Twirlywoos

Twirlywoos

The Twirlywoos watch a boy tie his shoelace at a bus stop and get the idea to connect his shoelaces to the shoes of the other passengers. When the bus arrives they all stand up, only to fall in a heap!

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

Andy Hamilton, Sara Pascoe and journalist Sam Leith join regular panellist Jeremy Hardy.

iPlayer Radio   Guide

Cleaning Up

Cleaning Up

They say there is someone for everyone; has Shiv found true love?

iPlayer Radio   Guide

Thursday
Funz And Gamez on TV

Funz And Gamez on TV

Funz And Gamez, the award-winning live comedy show hosted by Phil Ellis, is to be piloted as a TV show by the BBC. Read

BBC Scotland's 2015 shows

BBC Scotland's 2015 shows

BBC Scotland has unveiled its comedy plans for 2015. They include a full series for Two Doors Down. Read

RTS Awards nominations

RTS Awards nominations

Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse lead the comedy-based nominations in the Royal Television Society Awards. Read

Top Coppers filming now

Top Coppers filming now

Production is underway on Top Coppers, a new BBC comedy series starring John Kearns and Steen Raskopoulos. Read

Matt Lucas interview

Matt Lucas interview

Matt Lucas talks about filming Pompidou, the visual comedy series for the BBC in which he plays an aristocrat. Read

Would I Lie To You? - S9

Would I Lie To You? - S9

Following strong ratings, the BBC has ordered 10 more episodes of its panel show Would I Lie To You?. Read

Do you run a funny blog?

Do you run a funny blog?

Do you write a funny blog, curate an amusing website or joke a lot on Twitter? If so, here's a competition: Read

Rare 1980s photo exhibition

Rare 1980s photo exhibition

Rare images of iconic 1980s British comedy stars are to be displayed at the Museum Of Comedy. Read

Russell Brand's podcast

Russell Brand's podcast

Russell Brand has announced he is to launch a new podcast. The Russell Brand Podcast will be a 24-part series. Read

Tom Little wins competition

Tom Little wins competition

Stand-up comedian Tom Little has won the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2015 competition. Read

I Live With Models interview

I Live With Models interview

The main cast members involved in new Comedy Central sitcom I Live With Models introduce themselves. Read

Getting fit pitfalls

Getting fit pitfalls

Tiffany Stevenson talks us through some of the bad things that occur when you sort out your health and fitness. Read

Rik Mayall snowman series

Rik Mayall snowman series

Radio 4 Extra is to mark Rik Mayall's birthday by broadcasting The Last Hurrah - Interview With The Snowman. Read

Idil Sukan photo exhibition

Idil Sukan photo exhibition

Take a look at some of the iconic photos of comedians that feature in photographer Idil Sukan's London exhibition. View

Margaret Thatcher podcast

Margaret Thatcher podcast

Check out our funny new satirical comedy podcast. It's hosted by our former Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher! Listen

Craft of Comedy Conference

Craft of Comedy Conference

Llandudno in North Wales is hosting The Craft of Comedy Writing Conference on the 24th and 25th April 2015. Read

Old Comedian Of The Year

Old Comedian Of The Year

The Museum of Comedy has a competition for 'comics who've been around long enough to know better'. Read

Elis James interview

Elis James interview

Crims star Elis James talks about preparing to helm Centrepoint's next Laughing Stock gala. Read

Dick Emery at 100

Dick Emery at 100

On what would have been his 100th birthday, we look at the life and work of character comic Dick Emery. Read

Chortle Awards nominees

Chortle Awards nominees

The nominees for the 2015 Chortle Awards have been revealed, with Funz And Gamez leading the pack. Read

Mark Steel's In Town 6

Mark Steel's In Town 6

The sixth series of radio comedy Mark Steel's In Town will be recorded between March and May. Read

Basil Brush is now online

Basil Brush is now online

Classic children's TV character Basil Brush is moving online, with a 32-part sketch show broadcasting on YouTube. Read

Shaun The Sheep facts

Shaun The Sheep facts

Here's some interesting facts about Shaun The Sheep Movie. For example, there are 1589 'baa' sounds in the film. Read

Hunderby to return

Hunderby to return

Julia Davis's black comedy Hunderby is to return later this year to Sky Atlantic for a two-part special. Read

ITV2 orders Job Lot Series 3

ITV2 orders Job Lot Series 3

ITV2 sitcom The Job Lot, starring Russell Tovey and Sarah Hadland, will return for a third series. Read

Valentine's Day puns

Valentine's Day puns

Some pun-based jokes for Valentine's Day from Darren Walsh. Plus some additional themed cartoon illustrations too. View

Valentine's Day sketches

Valentine's Day sketches

A bunch of new sketches from British comedy groups, all of which are related to love and Valentine's Day. Watch

Funny Valentine's comedies

Funny Valentine's comedies

The BBC have released a collection of nine Valentine's-related original short comedy films exclusive to BBC iPlayer. Watch

Jack Docherty - TV pilot

Jack Docherty - TV pilot

Stop/Start, a Radio 4 sitcom by Jack Docherty about three married couples, is to be piloted for TV soon. Read

Leo Kearse: Pun Champion

Leo Kearse: Pun Champion

Leo Kearse has been named as the winner of the UK Pun Championships 2015. Read some of his gags here: Read