BBC Three

BBC Three

BBC Three is the corporation's youth channel, available via digital platforms including Freeview. The channel broadcasts comedy aimed at the 25 to 34-year-old age group. Many of the comedies on this channel are quite experimental in nature - BBC3 is now often used as a test bed for nurturing hit comedies for BBC Two and BBC One. Whilst many shows on BBC Three pass without notice, an equal number of the comedies have met viewer approval and gone on to become well-known. Little Britain, Gavin & Stacey, Two Pints, The Mighty Boosh, Him & Her and Russell Howard's Good News are probably the channel's biggest hits to date.

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Cuckoo

Cuckoo

BBC Three comedy starring Greg Davies as the over-protective father of a girl who impulsively married an American hippie on her gap year.

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Dead Air

Dead Air

Sitcom pilot about a radio DJ who is given the chance to host the breakfast show. Created by and stars Radio 1 presenter Greg James.

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Fishbowl

Fishbowl

Sitcom pilot about a girl who drops out of university and moves back to live with family. Currently on BBC iPlayer as part of BBC Comedy Feeds. Due on BBC Three later in the year.

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Flat TV

Flat TV

Sitcom based on an internet series by Tom Rosenthal and Naz Osmanoglu.

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Fried

Fried

Sitcom set in a fried chicken shop.

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Funz & Gamez

Funz & Gamez

TV pilot based on the hit live format developed by Phil Ellis. Currently on BBC iPlayer as part of BBC Comedy Feeds. Due on BBC Three later in the year.

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Josh

Josh

Sitcom pilot set around a flat. Co-written by and starring Josh Widdicombe. Jack Dee plays the landlord. Full six part series ordered for 2015.

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People Time

People Time

Comedy sketch show written by and starring up-and-coming character comedians. Currently on BBC iPlayer as part of BBC Comedy Feeds. Due on BBC Three later in the year.

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Radges

Radges

Sitcom pilot set in a Scottish pupil referral unit for kids with problems.

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Siblings

Siblings

Sitcom about the world's worst brother and sister. Series 2 expected to begin soon.

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Sweat The Small Stuff

Sweat The Small Stuff

Nick 'Grimmy' Grimshaw hosts a celebrity-based BBC Three panel show featuring fickle obsessions and games and questions.

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Together

Together

Romantic comedy series written by and starring Jonny Sweet about around a couple in a new relationship.

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Top Coppers

Top Coppers

Action comedy spoofing police detective shows. John Kearns and Steen Raskopoulos star as Mick Rust and John Mahogany.

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Witless

Witless

Sitcom about female flatmates who enter witness protection after seeing a vicious gangland shooting.

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Mr Bean celebrates 25 years

Mr Bean celebrates 25 years

Pictures and video of Rowan Atkinson driving to Buckingham Palace as Mr Bean to celebrate 25 years. View

Bring The Noise

Bring The Noise

Ricky Wilson is to host a new music-based panel show for Sky1. Katherine Ryan will be a regular panellist. Read

Cast for Aliens

Cast for Aliens

Michael Socha and Michaela Coel will lead the cast of Aliens, E4's comic drama about a group of extra-terrestrials. Read

Susan Calman's first book

Susan Calman's first book

Susan Calman has signed a deal to write her first book, about living and coping with depression. Read

Royal Albert Hall comedy

Royal Albert Hall comedy

The world famous Royal Albert Hall is launching a series of late night gigs in its Elgar Room. Full details: Read

Boy Meets Girl interviews

Boy Meets Girl interviews

Rebecca Root and Harry Hepple talk about taking on the lead roles in the BBC's new sitcom Boy Meets Girl. Read

Cradle To Grave

Cradle To Grave

Writer Jeff Pope introduces BBC series Cradle To Grave, and we hear from some of the key cast members too. Read

New Al Murray MP sitcom

New Al Murray MP sitcom

A new Al Murray sitcom is in development, which would see his Pub Landlord character become an MP. Read

Dapper Laughs gets live DVD

Dapper Laughs gets live DVD

Controversial comedian Dapper Laughs is to release his own live stand-up DVD later this year. Read

Sam Simmons wins Foster's

Sam Simmons wins Foster's

Sam Simmons, Sofie Hagen and Karen Koren's Gilded Balloon have won the 2015 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards. Read