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2014 - The Rory Review

2014 - The Rory Review

Broadcasts: Tue 23rd Dec @ 10:40pm, BBC1 Scot.

Satirist Rory Bremner takes a comic look at the topics that got the nati... Guide

8 Out Of 10 Cats

8 Out Of 10 Cats

Next on: Tue 23rd Dec @ 9pm, C4.

In this festive edition, the teams discuss and dissect the s... Guide  Catch-Up

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Returns: Mon 29th Dec @ 9pm, C4.

Jimmy Carr, Sean Lock and Jon Richardson are back with a Christmas Speci... Guide

A Christmas Cracker

A Christmas Cracker

Broadcasts: Fri 26th Dec @ 8pm, ITV.

Bradley Walsh hosts a Christmas spectacular from The Hammersmith Apollo,... Guide

A Funny Kind Of Christmas

A Funny Kind Of Christmas

Broadcasts: Thu 25th Dec @ 11am, Radio Scot.

Julia Sutherland presents an hour of stand-up comedy and music poking fu... Guide

A League Of Their Own

A League Of Their Own

Returns: Wed 24th Dec @ 9pm, Sky1.

James Corden is treating the A League Of Their Own boys to an extra-spec... Guide

Adam Hills: Happyism Live

Adam Hills: Happyism Live

Broadcasts: Fri 9th Jan @ 11:05pm, C4.

TV broadcast of Austrailian comedian Adam Hills's 2013 live UK DVD, Happ... Guide

Agatha Raisin And The Quiche Of Death

Agatha Raisin And The Quiche Of De...

Broadcasts: Fri 26th Dec @ 8:30pm, Sky1.

Crime-based comedy drama starring Ashley Jensen. Guide

Alan Carr: Chatty Man

Alan Carr: Chatty Man

Next on: Thu 25th Dec @ 9pm, C4.

In this Christmas special there's a feast of festive frolics... Guide  Catch-Up

Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled

Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled

Returns: Tue 6th Jan @ 10pm, Dave.

No agenda or script, just side-splitting improvised chat and amusing ane... Guide

Andrew O'Neill: Pharmacist Baffler

Andrew O'Neill: Pharmacist Baffler

Next on: Tue 23rd Dec @ 11pm, Radio 4.

Andrew delves into sexual identity and homophobia. Guide

Backchat

Backchat

Returns: Mon 5th Jan @ 10pm, BBC2.

Join Jack Whitehall and his father, Michael, as Backchat moves to BBC Tw... Guide

BBC Radio New Comedy Award

BBC Radio New Comedy Award

A current comedy programme.

The BBC's nationwide search to find the best in new stand-up... Guide  Catch-Up

Benidorm

Benidorm

Returns: Fri 2nd Jan @ 9pm, ITV.

As the series begins, the Solana staff are suffering pay cuts and the Ga... Guide

The Best Laid Plans

Best Laid Plans, The

Starts: Mon 5th Jan @ 11:30am, Radio 4.

Radio 4 sitcom by Mark Daydy about an angel tasked by God to reverse the... Guide

The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year

Big Fat Quiz Of The Year, The

Returns: Fri 26th Dec @ 9pm, C4.

Jimmy challenges Richard Ayoade, David Mitchell, Mel B, Micky Flanagan, ... Guide

Birds Of A Feather

Birds Of A Feather

Returns: Fri 26th Dec @ 9pm, ITV.

Dorien is treating Sharon and Tracey to a Christmas trip to the Canaries... Guide

Blue Go Mad In Ibiza

Blue Go Mad In Ibiza

Starts: Tue 6th Jan @ 9pm, ITV2.

Prank show based around pop group Blue. The boy-band are tasked with run... Guide

The Boy In The Dress

Boy In The Dress, The

Broadcasts: Fri 26th Dec @ 6:55pm, BBC1.

An adaptation of David Walliams's book about a 12-year-old boy who enjoy... Guide

Brian Pern

Brian Pern

Next on: Mon 22nd Dec @ 10:30pm, BBC2.

The final episode of the series follows Brian as he records ... Guide  Catch-Up

Britain Versus The World

Britain Versus The World

Returns: Mon 22nd Dec @ 9:30am, Radio 4 Extra.

Radio 4 panel show format in which British comedians take on comedians f... Guide

Britain's Favourite Sitcoms

Britain's Favourite Sitcoms

Broadcasts: Wed 31st Dec @ 9pm, C5.

Countdown show looking at the nation's most treasured sitcoms. Guide

Cabin Pressure

Cabin Pressure

Returns: Tue 23rd Dec @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

As Martin decides whether to take his new job, is this the end for MJN A... Guide

Celebrity Juice

Celebrity Juice

Next on: Tue 30th Dec @ 10pm, ITV2.

Compilation of moments from the past year of Keith Lemon's o... Guide  Catch-Up

Charlie Brooker's Year Wipe

Charlie Brooker's Year Wipe

Returns: Tue 30th Dec @ 10pm, BBC2.

Charlie Brooker looks back on a relentlessly grim year where the cheerie... Guide

Christmas With...

Christmas With...

Starts: Wed 24th Dec @ 6:15pm, Radio 4.

Festive fun in the company of some Radio 4 character comedy favourites: ... Guide

Comedy Central At The Comedy Store

Comedy Central At The Comedy Store

Next on: Fri 9th Jan @ 11pm, Comedy Central.

Stand-up comedy from the famous venue. Guide  Catch-Up

Count Arthur Strong

Count Arthur Strong

Returns: Tue 6th Jan @ 10:35pm, BBC1.

Sitcom about an out-of-work former variety star with delusions of grande... Guide

Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show!

Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show!

Returns: Fri 26th Dec @ 11:30am, Radio 4.

Festive edition of the comedy featuring former variety star Count Arthur... Guide

Crims

Crims

Starts: Thu 8th Jan @ 10pm, BBC3.

Sitcom series about a young man sentenced to two years in a Young Offend... Guide

Cuckoo

Cuckoo

Returns: Wed 24th Dec @ 10:25pm, BBC3.

It's Christmas in Lichfield. Lorna is full of the Yuletide Spirit, in mo... Guide

Dead Ringers

Dead Ringers

Returns: Fri 26th Dec @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

The popular impressions show takes a look at favourite seasonal shows, l... Guide

Derek

Derek

Returns: Mon 22nd Dec @ 10pm, C4.

As Broad Hill prepares for the wedding of the year, Kev's behaviour prov... Guide

Eddie Izzard: Force Majeure

Eddie Izzard: Force Majeure

Broadcasts: Sat 3rd Jan @ 10pm, Dave.

TV broadcast of highlights from Eddie Izzard's 2013/14 live show. Guide

Fighting Talk

Fighting Talk

Next on: Thu 25th Dec @ 5:30pm, Five Live.

Georgie Thompson hosts a special Christmas edition of Fighti... Guide  Catch-Up

Funny Old Year

Funny Old Year

Returns: Wed 31st Dec @ 9pm, ITV.

Looking at the highs and lows of 2014, Jason Manford hosts a one-hour co... Guide

Good Omens

Good Omens

Starts: Mon 22nd Dec @ 11pm, Radio 4.

Adaptation of Terry Pratchet and Neil Gaiman's comic novel about an ange... Guide

The Graham Norton Show

Graham Norton Show, The

Next on: Wed 31st Dec @ 10:15pm, BBC1.

Graham is joined by Eddie Redmayne, surrounded by Oscar buzz... Guide  Catch-Up

Hobby Bobbies

Hobby Bobbies

A current comedy programme.

Radio 4 sitcom about community policing. Written by Dave Lam... Guide  Catch-Up

House Of Fools

House Of Fools

Returns: Sun 28th Dec @ 10pm, BBC2.

It's Christmas. Vic and Beef can't wait to get the party started. Guide

I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue

I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue

Next on: Mon 22nd Dec @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

A return visit to the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury for regu... Guide  Catch-Up

I've Never Seen Star Wars

I've Never Seen Star Wars

Returns: Tue 30th Dec @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Ann Widdecombe tries camping in a tent for the first time and watches as... Guide

The Incredible Adventures Of Professor Branestawm

Incredible Adventures Of Professor...

Broadcasts: Wed 24th Dec @ 8:30pm, BBC1.

Adaptation of the Norman Hunter's classic children's books with Harry Hi... Guide

John Bishop's Christmas Show

John Bishop's Christmas Show

Returns: Mon 22nd Dec @ 9pm, BBC1.

An all singing, all dancing festive spectacular. John Bishop is joined o... Guide

The Jonathan Ross Show

Jonathan Ross Show, The

A current comedy programme.

Prime-time ITV chat show hosted by Jonathan Ross, featuring ... Guide  Catch-Up

The Last Leg

Last Leg, The

Returns: Fri 2nd Jan @ 11:05pm, C4.

Adam and co return to look back over 2014 in their inimitable style. Guide

Last Tango In Halifax

Last Tango In Halifax

Returns: Sun 28th Dec @ 9pm, BBC1.

An unexpected visitor forces Alan to think about his past. Gillian and C... Guide

The Leak

Leak, The

Next on: Sat 27th Dec @ 1pm, Radio Wales.

Tom Price picks out his favourite moments from The Leak. Guide

Live At The Apollo

Live At The Apollo

Next on: Sat 27th Dec @ 10:35pm, BBC1.

Hal Cruttenden is in charge this week, with guest performers... Guide  Catch-Up

Love In Recovery

Love In Recovery

Starts: Wed 7th Jan @ 11:15pm, Radio 4.

Radio 4 comedy drama set around a Alcoholics Anonymous meeting. Guide

Make It Plumb

Make It Plumb

Broadcasts: Sun 28th Dec @ 9:30pm, Made In Leeds.

Comedy pilot about jobbing tradesmen slap bang in the middle of their re... Guide

Man Down

Man Down

Returns: Tue 23rd Dec @ 10pm, C4.

Christmas is coming, the turkey is getting fat... and, in this case, ala... Guide

Mapp And Lucia

Mapp And Lucia

Starts: Mon 29th Dec @ 9:05pm, BBC1.

EF Benson's classic Mapp And Lucia adapted into a BBC One comedy drama. ... Guide

Marked

Marked

A current comedy programme.

Broke in the lead-up to Christmas, family man James agrees to a murderou... Guide

Meet David Sedaris

Meet David Sedaris

Returns: Wed 24th Dec @ 11:30am, Radio 4.

David Sedaris was not always an award-winning writer and satirist. For t... Guide

Michael McIntyre's Very Christmassy Christmas Show

Michael McIntyre's Very Christmass...

Broadcasts: Thu 25th Dec @ 10:40pm, BBC1.

Christmas comedy entertainment special hosted by stand-up comedian Micha... Guide

Millie Inbetween

Millie Inbetween

Next on: Wed 24th Dec @ 7:15am, CBBC.

Millie looks back over the series and recalls the highlights... Guide  Catch-Up

Miranda

Miranda

Returns: Thu 25th Dec @ 7:15pm, BBC1.

We find Miranda where we left her, with two proposals: one from Gary and... Guide

Mock The Week

Mock The Week

Returns: Tue 23rd Dec @ 10pm, BBC2.

The regulars test out Christmas products, reminisce about yuletide visit... Guide

Monty Python's Personal Best

Monty Python's Personal Best

Starts: Thu 15th Jan @ 9pm, Sky Arts 1.

Documentary series focusing on each of the Monty Python stars in turn, w... Guide

Morecambe And Wise In Pieces

Morecambe And Wise In Pieces

Returns: Thu 25th Dec @ 6:15pm, BBC2.

Final episode of highlights from the illustrious career of Morecambe and... Guide

Mrs. Brown's Boys

Mrs. Brown's Boys

Returns: Thu 25th Dec @ 10:05pm, BBC1.

The arrival of a large box for Cathy has Agnes intrigued...and she's eve... Guide

My Teenage Diary

My Teenage Diary

Next on: Thu 25th Dec @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Rufus Hound invites a guest to revisit their teenage diaries... Guide  Catch-Up

Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Next on: Mon 22nd Dec @ 10pm, BBC2.

X-Factor judge Louis Walsh, Sex Pistol Glen Matlock, comedia... Guide  Catch-Up

The News Quiz

News Quiz, The

A current comedy programme.

A long-running satirical Radio 4 panel show that takes a loo... Guide  Catch-Up

Not Going Out

Not Going Out

Next on: Wed 24th Dec @ 9:30pm, BBC1.

The will-they-won't-they tension between Lee and Lucy reache... Guide  Catch-Up

The Now Show

Now Show, The

Back soon for a new series.

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present a mix of stand-up, sketches and songs... Guide

Only An Excuse?

Only An Excuse?

Returns: Wed 31st Dec @ 11pm, BBC1 Scot.

Jonathan Watson and the team are back for another irreverent look back a... Guide

Paul Sinha's History Revision

Paul Sinha's History Revision

A current comedy programme.

Radio 4 stand-up show from Paul Sinha Guide  Catch-Up

The Penny Dreadfuls Present...

Penny Dreadfuls Present..., The

Next on: Sun 30th Nov, Radio 4.

Due to follow in 2015. Guide

Planet Mearns

Planet Mearns

Returns: Thu 25th Dec @ 5:30pm, Radio Scot.

Comic Raymond Mearns uses stand-up and sketches to guide listeners throu... Guide

Psychobitches

Psychobitches

Next on: Tue 23rd Dec @ 9:30pm, Sky Arts 1.

In the final episode of the series, Richard E Grant makes a ... Guide  Catch-Up

QI

QI

Next on: Thu 25th Dec @ 10:30pm, BBC2.

With Bill Bailey, Jimmy Carr and Carrie Fisher. Guide  Catch-Up

The Rest Is History

Rest Is History, The

Next on: Sun 21st Dec @ 7:15pm, Radio 4.

With historian-in-residence Dr Kate Williams, and guests Vic... Guide  Catch-Up

Room 101

Room 101

Returns: Fri 2nd Jan @ 8:30pm, BBC1.

Joining Frank Skinner for the first show are Strictly's generous Head Ju... Guide

Russell Howard's Good News

Russell Howard's Good News

Next on: Tue 23rd Dec @ 10:30pm, BBC2.

Russell offers up the best bits from the current series of G... Guide  Catch-Up

Sketchorama

Sketchorama

Returns: Sat 27th Dec @ 10pm, Radio 4 Extra.

Thom Tuck hosts unheard highlights from the third series of Sketchorama ... Guide

Some Girls

Some Girls

Next on: Mon 22nd Dec @ 10pm, BBC3.

Amber is in charge of the girls' Prom night plans. Anna rope... Guide  Catch-Up

Some People With Jokes

Some People With Jokes

Returns: Wed 24th Dec @ 10:30pm, BBC4.

Father Christmases from across Britain take time out of their busy sched... Guide

Start/Stop

Start/Stop

Next on: Mon 22nd Dec @ 11:30am, Radio 4.

The three couples prepare for Christmas, with all the bitter... Guide  Catch-Up

Stella

Stella

Returns: Mon 22nd Dec @ 9pm, Sky1.

Enjoy a festive fix of Ruth Jones's hit comedy drama. When Michael has t... Guide

Still Game: The Story So Far

Still Game: The Story So Far

Broadcasts: Wed 31st Dec @ 10pm, BBC1 Scot.

Documentary looking at the success of Still Game, the comedy created by ... Guide

Still Open All Hours

Still Open All Hours

Returns: Fri 26th Dec @ 6:25pm, BBC1.

Update of classic 1970s/80s sitcom Open All Hours, starring David Jason ... Guide

Sweat The Small Stuff

Sweat The Small Stuff

Next on: Wed 7th Jan @ 10pm, BBC3.

Highlights from the panel show. Guide  Catch-Up

Through The Keyhole

Through The Keyhole

Returns: Fri 26th Dec @ 9:30pm, ITV.

Join a festive Keith Lemon as he goes 'Through the Christmas Keyhole'. T... Guide

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang Ups

Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang Ups

A current comedy programme.

Radio 4 stand-up series starring Tom Wrigglesworth Guide  Catch-Up

Trollied

Trollied

Next on: Mon 22nd Dec @ 8:30pm, Sky1.

It's charity day at Valco and everyone's doing their little ... Guide  Catch-Up

The Unbelievable Truth

Unbelievable Truth, The

Returns: Mon 29th Dec @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

David Mitchell is joined by Lloyd Langford, David O'Doherty, Susan Calma... Guide

What Does The K Stand For?

What Does The K Stand For?

Returns: Wed 31st Dec @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Sitcom about comedian Stephen K Amos's teenage years in 1980s South Lond... Guide

Would I Lie To You?

Would I Lie To You?

Returns: Mon 22nd Dec @ 8:30pm, BBC1.

David Mitchell is joined by Ray Winstone and Josh Widdicombe, and Lee Ma... Guide

The Wrong Mans

Wrong Mans, The

Returns: Mon 22nd Dec @ 9pm, BBC2.

Sam and Phil are blasted back to zero again. 4,000 miles from home, Phil... Guide

 

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  • Demobbed [Film]
  • Demon Cakestand Of Beastley Chase, The [Radio]
  • Denmark Hill [Radio]
  • Dennis The Menace & Gnasher
  • Denny Willis Show, The
  • Dentist In The Chair [Film]
  • Dentist On The Job [Film]
  • Department, The [Radio]
  • Derek
  • Derek And Clive Get The Horn [Film]
  • Des
  • Des O'Connor Entertains
  • Des O'Connor On Stage
  • Des O'Connor Show, The
  • Des Res [Radio]
  • Desert Mice [Film]
  • Desmond Olivier Dingle's Compleat Life And Works Of William Shakespeare By Desmond Olivier Dingle [Radio]
  • Desmond's
  • Desperate Fishwives [Radio]
  • Desperate Fishwives
  • Desperately Seeking Roger
  • Detective Sergeant Nick Mohammed [Radio]
  • Detectives, The
  • Detectorists
  • Development [Radio]
  • Devenish
  • Devvo
  • Dharma And Greg
  • Dial Doris [Radio]
  • Dial M For Pizza [Radio]
  • Dial RIX
  • Diamond Geezer
  • Diana Dors Show, The
  • Diary Of A Badman
  • Diary Of A Twentieth Century Vampire, The [Radio]
  • Dick And Dom's Funny Business
  • Dick Emery - The Comedy Of Errors? [Radio]
  • Dick Emery Comedy Hour, The
  • Dick Emery Hour, The
  • Dick Emery Show, The
  • Dick Emery Special, The
  • Dick Emery's Grand Prix
  • Dick Gregory
  • Dick Lester Show, The
  • Dick Shawn Show, The
  • Dick Whittington
  • Dickie Henderson Half-Hour, The
  • Dickie Henderson Show, The (1957)
  • Dickie Henderson Show, The (1960)
  • Dickie Henderson Show, The (1966)
  • Dickie Henderson Show, The (1971)
  • Dickie Valentine
  • Dickie Valentine Show, The
  • Did You See Una?
  • Diddy Movies
  • Dig This Rhubarb
  • Digance At Work
  • Digance In A Field Of His Own
  • Digance In Scotland
  • Dilemma [Radio]
  • Dinner Ladies [Radio]
  • Dinner Party, The
  • dinnerladies
  • Director's Commentary
  • Dirk Gently
  • Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency [Radio]
  • Dirtiest Soldier In The World, The
  • Dirty Digest
  • Dirty Sexy Funny: Olivia Lee
  • Dirty Tricks
  • Discord In Three Flats [Radio]
  • Dishonest To Goodness [Radio]
  • Disorderly Room, The
  • Divided We Stand
  • Divorce Of Lady X, The [Film]
  • Dizzy Heights
  • DNN
  • Do Go On [Radio]
  • Do Me A Favour!
  • Do Not Adjust Your Set
  • Do Not Go Mental [Film]
  • Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me [Radio]
  • Do You Know Who Wrote This? [Radio]
  • Dobson Doughnut, The
  • Doc Martin
  • Dock Brief, The [Film]
  • Doctor At Large [Radio]
  • Doctor At Large [Film]
  • Doctor At Large
  • Doctor At Sea [Film]
  • Doctor At Sea
  • Doctor At The Top
  • Doctor Down Under
  • Doctor In Charge
  • Doctor In Clover [Film]
  • Doctor In Distress [Film]
  • Doctor In Love [Film]
  • Doctor In The House [Radio]
  • Doctor In The House [Film]
  • Doctor In The House
  • Doctor In Trouble [Film]
  • Doctor On The Go
  • Doctor Who Night
  • Doctors + Nurses
  • Doctors' Daughters
  • Documental
  • Dodd On His Todd
  • Doddy!
  • Doddy's Comic Cuts [Radio]
  • Doddy's Daft Half Hour [Radio]
  • Doddy's Music Box

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  • Quartet [Film]
  • Queen And Country [Film]
  • Queen Of Hearts [Film]
  • Queen Of Romance, The [Radio]
  • Queen Victoria Ate My Hamster [Radio]

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  • Very World Of Milton Jones, The [Radio]
  • Vexed
  • Vic And Bob's Lucky Sexy Winners
  • Vic And Bob's Popadoodledandy
  • Vic Reeves Big Night Out
  • Vic Reeves Examines
  • Vic Reeves' House Arrest [Radio]
  • Vicar Of Dibley, The
  • Vice Versa [Film]
  • Vicious
  • Victor Borge In Concert
  • Victor Borge Presents... Comedy In Music
  • Victor Lewis-Smith [Radio]
  • Victor/Victoria [Film]
  • Victoria At The Albert
  • Victoria Wood
  • Victoria Wood As Seen On TV
  • Victoria Wood Live
  • Victoria Wood Special - Wetty Hainthropp Investigates, The
  • Victoria Wood Still Standing
  • Victoria Wood With All The Trimmings

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  • Zeta One [Film]
  • Zig And Zag Show, The
  • Zig And Zag's Dirty Deeds
  • Zimbani

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