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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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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Russell Howard's Good News

Russell Howard's Good News

Topical stand-up comedy show hosted by Russell Howard. New series - now on BBC2 - starts in October.

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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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London Hughes blog

London Hughes blog

London Hughes describes how she had to turn herself into a horrid diva for ITV2 show Bad Bridesmaid. Read

Axis of Awesome interview

Axis of Awesome interview

Musical comedy group Axis of Awesome talk about their UK tour, and their elaborate YouTube series. Read

Video: Cardinal Burns tips

Video: Cardinal Burns tips

In this video, double-act Cardinal Burns offer insight and tips on how to create a sketch show. Watch

The Job Lot inteviews

The Job Lot inteviews

The cast of The Job Lot talk about the second series of the sitcom set around a Job Centre. Read

Taskmaster coming to TV

Taskmaster coming to TV

Alex Horne and Greg Davies will star in Taskmaster, a new show for channel Dave in 2015. Read

The Revolution 3

The Revolution 3

Hit BBC Three satirical prank show The Revolution Will Be Televised returns to screens in October. Read

Peter Kay's new role?

Peter Kay's new role?

A newspaper report suggests Peter Kay will play the father in Danny Baker's Cradle To Grave. Read

Enter the Hobgoblin Awards

Enter the Hobgoblin Awards

The search for the next British comedy talent is underway. Do you have what it takes to win? Read

Comedy Knights 2014 winner

Comedy Knights 2014 winner

Dave Green has been named the winner of the Comedy Knights 2014 stand-up comedy competition. Read

Toast Of London wins award

Toast Of London wins award

Matt Berry's Channel 4 sitcom Toast Of London has won ae prestigious Rose d'Or TV award. Read