BBC One

BBC One

BBC One is Britain's most watched channel. The British Broadcasting Corporation puts its most mainstream and highest rated comedies on this channel, many of which are sitcoms suitable for the whole family. Friday night between 8:30pm and 10pm is where most new series are scheduled. Not Going Out, Have I Got News For You and Would I Lie To You? are amongst this channel's current hits. Before BBC Two existed, all the BBC's TV output was via this station thus many of Britain's most famous comedies are linked with BBC One.

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BBC One - New & Current Shows

The Boy In The Dress

Boy In The Dress, The

An adaptation of David Walliams' book about a 12-year-old boy who enjoys cross-dressing. Due to be shown this Christmas.

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Car Share

Car Share

BBC sitcom about two workers thrown together in a company car share scheme. Starring Peter Kay, the show will be screened on iPlayer first. Due to premiere on iPlayer in early 2015, then BBC One several weeks later.

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Citizen Khan

Citizen Khan

Sitcom focussing on Mr Khan - self appointed community leader and future President of the Sparkhill Pakistani Business Association.

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Danny And The Human Zoo

Danny And The Human Zoo

A fictionalised account of Lenny Henry's life as a working-class teenager in 1970s Dudley.

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Friday Night With Jonathan Ross

Friday Night With Jonathan Ross

A long-running chat show in which Jonathan Ross talked to the biggest names in film, music and television.

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The Graham Norton Show

Graham Norton Show, The

Comic chat show presented by Graham Norton. The biggest names in showbiz join the host on his sofa.

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Have I Got News For You

Have I Got News For You

Long-running topical panel game with a strong political slant, featuring team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

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The Kennedys

Kennedys, The

Comedy drama series following the Kennedy family, living on a Stevenage housing estate in the 1970s.

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Last Tango In Halifax

Last Tango In Halifax

Romantic comedy series about would-be childhood sweethearts who are reunited after 60 years. Stars Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid.

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Live At The Apollo

Live At The Apollo

Stand-up comedy performances from the biggest acts on the circuit. The first two series were hosted by Jack Dee.

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Mapp And Lucia

Mapp And Lucia

EF Benson's classic Mapp And Lucia adapted into a BBC One comedy drama. Overseen by Steve Pemberton.

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The Michael McIntyre Chat Show

Michael McIntyre Chat Show, The

Michael McIntyre hosts a chat show on BBC One. He talks to celebrity guests and plays the game 'send to all'. Returns later in 2014.

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Miranda

Miranda

Hit sitcom starring Miranda Hart as a woman desperate to fit into society and find a man. She runs a joke shop with childhood friend Stevie. Christmas special planned for end of 2014.

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Mrs. Brown's Boys

Mrs. Brown's Boys

Sitcom adaptation of the popular live stage show starring Brendan O'Carroll as aged housewife Agnes Brown. Two more Christmas specials to be made for end of 2014.

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Not Going Out

Not Going Out

A fast-paced gag-orientated studio-based BBC One sitcom starring Lee Mack as a lazy slacker and Sally Bretton as his pretty landlady.

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Pompidou

Pompidou

Visual BBC comedy series in which Matt Lucas plays an elderly oddball aristocrat who has fallen on hard times.

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Professor Branestawm

Professor Branestawm

Adaptation of the Norman Hunter's classic children's books with Harry Hill as the original mad professor.

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Room 101

Room 101

What do you really dislike? In Room 101, celebrities have the chance to get rid of their personal hates forever. Frank Skinner is the current host.

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Stan And Ollie

Stan And Ollie

90-minute comedy drama about Laurel & Hardy's 1953 UK tour.

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Still Open All Hours

Still Open All Hours

Update of classic 1970s/80s sitcom Open All Hours, starring David Jason as Granville, now the owner of Arkwright's grocery store.

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Woody

Woody

Sitcom about one of the UK's best undercover reporters who escapes the authorities by moving to Spain. Kayvan Novak and Bradley Walsh star.

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Would I Lie To You?

Would I Lie To You?

Comedy panel show hosted by Rob Brydon, with David Mitchell and Lee Mack as team captains. Previously hosted by Angus Deayton.

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Other Older Shows Commissioned By BBC One

Note: this list might not be fully complete yet. We are still researching archive shows.

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Brotherhood now filming

Brotherhood now filming

Production has now commenced on Brotherhood, Comedy Central UK's first studio audience sitcom. Read

Boy In The Dress cast

Boy In The Dress cast

Jennifer Saunders, Tim McInnerny and Meera Syal are amongst the cast for The Boy In The Dress. Read

How Do I Get Up There?

How Do I Get Up There?

The up-and-coming sketch group 'How Do I Get Up There?' talk about their new BBC Scotland pilot. Read

Jenny Bede interview

Jenny Bede interview

Jenny Bede talks to BCG about filming her music-based BBC Three impressions show pilot AAA. Read

ITV returns to Palladium

ITV returns to Palladium

ITV will return to the London Palladium in 2015 for a second revived series of the comic variety format. Read

Cofilmic Festival workshops

Cofilmic Festival workshops

The Cofilmic Comedy Film Festival 2014 -has announced various cheap panels and workshops for creators. Read

Jason Byrne interview

Jason Byrne interview

Jason Byrne talks about why Father Figure didn't work, his next TV show, and touring his new live show. Read

The Dawson Bros US sitcom

The Dawson Bros US sitcom

British writing team The Dawson Brothers are working on The Spencer Tapes, a sitcom for NBC. Read

The IT Crowd USA 2

The IT Crowd USA 2

A second attempt is to be made to re-work Channel 4 sitcom The IT Crowd for American audiences. Read

Teckle Books interview

Teckle Books interview

An interview with the authors behind the comedic novels from new publishing outfit Teckle Books. Read