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No Pressure To Be Funny

No Pressure To Be Funny

The latest episode of the political panel show podcast. It includes a discussion about satire... and there's views on Jeremy Clarkson too, obviously.

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How the BBC nearly didn't make Dad's Army

How the BBC nearly didn't make Dad's Army

Published 25th March

A speech by TV executive Huw Wheldon revealed that the BBC nearly didn't make Dad's Army as they were convinced it wouldn't work. Read

Laura Aikman interview

Laura Aikman interview

Published 21st March

Laura Aikman talks about joining the cast of Bluestone 42, having to film the show in a sweaty thermal vest, and how she nearly mucked up her audition for a second time. Read

Raised By Wolves interview

Raised By Wolves interview

Published 12th March

Sisters Caitlin Moran and Caroline Moran talk about creating Raised By Wolves, the Channel 4 sitcom based on their childhood experiences. Read

Phoenix Nights: Where are they now?

Phoenix Nights: Where are they now?

Published 6th March

With the Phoenix Nights live shows recently concluded to huge success, we take a look back at what the cast have been doing since the sitcom ended in 2002. Read

Interview with Paul Whitehouse & David Cummings

Interview with Paul Whitehouse & David Cummings

Published 2nd March

An interview with writers Paul Whitehouse and David Cummings ahead of their new TV sitcom, Nurse. Read

Matt Lucas interview

Matt Lucas interview

Published 24th February

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

I Live With Models interviews

I Live With Models interviews

Published 23rd February

The main cast members involved in new Comedy Central sitcom I Live With Models introduce their characters and reveal their real-life flatshare disaster stories. Read

Margaret Thatcher: Queen of Podcasts

Margaret Thatcher: Queen of Podcasts

Published 20th February

Check out our funny new satirical comedy podcast. Hosted by our former Prime Minister, it features topical chat, music and sketches. Listen

Dick Emery at 100: Quite a character

Dick Emery at 100: Quite a character

Published 19th February

On what would have been his 100th birthday, Georgy Jamieson turns her attention to a highly influential but now often-overlooked comedian: Dick Emery. Read

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Seann Walsh interview

Seann Walsh interview

A quick chat with Seann Walsh about his stand-up tour, and his role as a team captain on Virtually Famous. Read

The Interviews - new series

The Interviews - new series

Kenneth Williams and The Two Ronnies are amongst the comedians profiled in new Gold series The Interviews. Read

Radio 4's Cardboard Heart

Radio 4's Cardboard Heart

The cast has been announced for Richard Marsh: Cardboard Heart, a Radio 4 sitcom about a man who writes poetry. Read

Musical Comedy Awards final

Musical Comedy Awards final

Profiles of the six comedians who will take part in the 2015 Musical Comedy Awards 2015 final in London in April. Read

No more Up The Women

No more Up The Women

Jessica Hynes's suffragette sitcom Up The Women will not return for a third series. BBC2 has given it the axe. Read

'This Made Me Laugh' films

'This Made Me Laugh' films

The Barbican has invited eight stars from the world of comedy to select their favourite classic comedy films. Read

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