BBC Two

BBC Two

BBC Two is the British Broadcasting Corporation's second major terrestrial television channel. It aims to deliver intelligent yet popular comedy shows and, as a result, the programmes shown on this channel tend to be a bit more quirky and cult than those on BBC One. In the last few years a notable number of BBC2's sitcoms have badly flopped, but the channel has generated some popular shows. These include Lead Balloon, That Mitchell and Webb Look and Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Previous hits include QI (now on BBC1) and the worldwide smash hit sitcom The Office.

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Count Arthur Strong

Count Arthur Strong

TV sitcom in which elderly showbusiness character Count Arthur Strong attempts to recount his life story. Stars Steve Delaney and Rory Kinnear.

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Cradle To Grave

Cradle To Grave

Comedy drama based on the memoirs of Danny Baker.

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Episodes

Episodes

Anglo-American sitcom about a British couple who try to recreate their UK comedy hit for American audiences with disastrous results. Series 4 filming Autumn 2014.

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House Of Fools

House Of Fools

Studio audience sitcom created by and starring Vic Reeves & Bob Mortimer.

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Inside No. 9

Inside No. 9

Dark comedy series from Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton. Each episode focuses on the goings-on behind the door of a different Number 9.

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Let's Play Darts For Comic Relief

Let's Play Darts For Comic Relief

The biggest names in the world of darts join forces with the nation's favourite comedians for a pro-celebrity darts tournament.

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Mock The Week

Mock The Week

Hugely popular and sometimes controversial topical panel show which takes a satirical look at the week's news. Series 13 continues in September.

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Morecambe And Wise In Pieces

Morecambe And Wise In Pieces

Themed compilations of Morecambe and Wise sketches, presented by Penelope Keith. Another episode to follow.

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Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Panel game based on the world of rock and pop music, featuring comedians and musicians. Rhod Gilbert is the new host. Rhod Gilbert will host all the episodes in the next series.

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Nurse

Nurse

TV adaptation of the Radio 4 series starring Paul Whitehouse as various characters visited by a community psychiatric nurse.

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The Perfect Morecambe & Wise

Perfect Morecambe & Wise, The

Highlights from the very best moments from Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise's lengthy television career. Another four episodes still to air.

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QI

QI

Panel game hosted by Stephen Fry and featuring Alan Davies. It contains lots of difficult questions and a large amount of quite interesting facts.

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Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle

Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle

Stand-up comedy show, punctuated with sketches. Stewart Lee tackle a different topic each week in his own inimitable fashion.

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The Wrong Mans

Wrong Mans, The

Comedy thriller about a pair of lowly office workers who become embroiled in a deadly criminal conspiracy. Stars James Corden and Mathew Baynton.

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Other Older Shows Commissioned By BBC Two

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

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Dapper Laughs on ITV2

Dapper Laughs on ITV2

Internet star Dapper Laughs is to front an ITV2 comedy/reality show called Dapper Laughs On The Pull. Read

Rhys James sitcom

Rhys James sitcom

Stand-up comic Rhys James has published a five-part sitcom to promote his Edinburgh show. Watch

Radio 1 live at the Fringe

Radio 1 live at the Fringe

Radio 1 is hosting a stand-up show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The gig will be streamed live. Read

Comic Relief darts series

Comic Relief darts series

Various comedians will take part in a special pro-celebrity darts tournament, for a BBC Comic Relief series. Read

Raindance launches web pilot

Raindance launches web pilot

Raindance has announces the return of its Web Fest with the launch of web series pilot competition. Read

Laughing Horse competition

Laughing Horse competition

Entries are now open for the Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2014 stand-up contest. Have a go? Read

Noel Fielding interview

Noel Fielding interview

Noel Fielding talks about how he's put story at the heart of Series 2 of his Luxury Comedy sketch show. Read

Still Game to return to TV?

Still Game to return to TV?

Still Game, the hit Scottish sitcom starring Greg Hemphill and Ford Kiernan, is set to return to TV. Read

Steve Coogan interview

Steve Coogan interview

Steve Coogan's shows are back on TV. He talks about Alan Partridge, Tommy Saxondale, The Trip and more. Read

Abandoman interview

Abandoman interview

Freestyle hip-hop duo Abandoman are just about the most impossible-to-follow act you've ever seen. Read