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. 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.

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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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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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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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Edinburgh Comedy Awards

Edinburgh Comedy Awards

John Kearns, Alex Edelman and Phil Ellis are winners of the Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2014. Read

The Wrong Mans 2

The Wrong Mans 2

Plot details have been released about the 2nd series of James Corden and Mathew Baynton's comedy. Read

Lucy Beaumont interview

Lucy Beaumont interview

Lucy Beaumont talks about how she got started in comedy, and what she misses about leaving Hull. Read

Emma Kennedy's comedy

Emma Kennedy's comedy

BBC One has ordered a comedy drama series based on the best-selling book, The Tent, The Bucket and Me. Read

BBC1 gets Mountain Goats

BBC1 gets Mountain Goats

BBC One has ordered six episodes of Mountain Goats, a sitcom about a mountain rescue team. Read

Ashley Jensen - new comedy

Ashley Jensen - new comedy

Sky1 is making Agatha Raisin And The Quiche Of Death, a crime comedy drama starring Ashley Jensen. Read

Aidan Strangeman wins

Aidan Strangeman wins

Musical comedian Aidan Strangeman has won the 2014 So You Think You're Funny? new act competition. Read

Another series Alan Davies

Another series Alan Davies

Channel Dave has ordered 10 more episodes of comic chat format Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled. Read

Keith Lemon's sketch show

Keith Lemon's sketch show

ITV2 has commissioned a brand new sketch show starring Leigh Francis's alter-ego, Keith Lemon. Read

E4 gets some Chewing Gum

E4 gets some Chewing Gum

E4 has ordered a new comedy series called Chewing Gum, written by and starring Michaela Coel. Read