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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BBC Two - New & Current Shows

Boy Meets Girl

Boy Meets Girl

Manchester-set sitcom about a transgender couple.

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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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The Javone Prince Show

Javone Prince Show, The

Sketch comedy series starring Javone Prince.

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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.

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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.

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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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Perry And Croft: Made In Britain

Perry And Croft: Made In Britain

Documentary series looking at the celebrated sitcoms of Jimmy Perry and David Croft.

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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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Russell Howard's Good News

Russell Howard's Good News

Topical stand-up comedy show hosted by Russell Howard.

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Stag

Stag

Comedy thriller focused around a stag do in Scotland where each of the members of the party are killed.

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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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W1A

W1A

Twenty Twelve spin-off in which Ian Fletcher and Siobhan Sharpe now find themselves working for the BBC.

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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. New four part series now filming.

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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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Big Comedy Conference

Big Comedy Conference

Men Behaving Badly creator Simon Nye is amongst the latest speakers for The Big Comedy Conference. Details

Win signed Detectorists DVD

Win signed Detectorists DVD

We've got copies of the new Detectorists DVD to give away - they've been signed by Mackenzie Crook. Enter

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