Channel 4

Channel 4

Since 1982, Channel 4 has been investing in cult sitcoms and cutting edge comedy projects. As a result, it has broadcast many of the darker and more controversial comedies in our database, programmes like Nathan Barley and Brass Eye. Over the years C4 has created a number of hit sitcoms - these include Father Ted, Spaced, Black Books, Peep Show, The IT Crowd and Green Wing. However, C4 has also done 'mainstream' with shows like 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Balls Of Steel and Star Stories in its catalogue.

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Contact Details For Channel 4

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  • By Post: Channel 4 Television, 124 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 2TX

Channel 4 - New & Current Shows

8 Out Of 10 Cats

8 Out Of 10 Cats

Topical Channel 4 comedy panel show hosted by Jimmy Carr. The questions are based on survey results and statistics.

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8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

The 8 Out Of 10 Cats regulars play the famous words and numbers quiz with the help of guests. There was also a Deal Or No Deal special.

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Adam Hills: Happyism Live

Adam Hills: Happyism Live

TV broadcast of Austrailian comedian Adam Hills's 2013 live UK DVD, Happyism.

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Alan Carr: Chatty Man

Alan Carr: Chatty Man

Alan Carr hosts his very own entertainment chat show. Each week celebrity guests join Alan for a natter.

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Babylon

Babylon

Police-based comedy drama focuses on the over-stretched Metropolitan Police Force. James Nesbitt stars as Chief Constable Richard Miller.

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The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year

Big Fat Quiz Of The Year, The

Channel 4's annual topical end-of-year panel show. Hosted by Jimmy Carr and featuring a host of well-known comedians as panellists.

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Bill Bailey Qualmpeddler

Bill Bailey Qualmpeddler

Television edit of Bill Bailey's hit 2013 stand-up show, Qualmpeddler.

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Black Mirror

Black Mirror

Dark sci-fi fantasy comedy dramas about our collective unease about the modern world. Created by Charlie Brooker.

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Catastrophe

Catastrophe

Sitcom starring Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan as a couple who make a 'bloody mess' of falling in love.

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The Comic Strip Presents...

Comic Strip Presents..., The

Periodic series of satires and spoofs that helped bring alternative comedy to the mainstream and forge a comedy reputation for then-new Channel 4. New episode called 'It Ends Badly' in production.

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Cut

Cut

Channel 4 comedy drama about a group of highly dysfunctional civil servants forced to relocate from London to Northampton.

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Derek

Derek

Bittersweet comedy drama written by and starring Ricky Gervais as a worker in a retirement home.

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Fresh Meat

Fresh Meat

Comedy drama following six mis-matched students who are starting university in Manchester and sharing the same house together. Series 4 expected to follow in 2015.

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Greg Davies: The Back Of My Mum's Head

Greg Davies: The Back Of My Mum's Head

Television version of Greg Davies's 2013 stand-up show, The Back Of My Mum's Head.

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The Last Leg

Last Leg, The

Topical comedy show reviewing the topics of the week. Hosted by Adam Hills with the help of Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker. Broadcast live.

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Malachy's Millions

Malachy's Millions

One hour comedy special spoof of 'Secret Millionaire' in which Peter Kay plays the rich owner of a coach company.

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Man Down

Man Down

Sitcom starring Greg Davies as Dan, a man with crushing character flaws, an unwanted teaching job and uniquely dysfunctional friends.

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Morning Has Broken

Morning Has Broken

Black comedy about the collapse of a daytime TV star's personal and work lives at once.

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No Offence

No Offence

Comedy drama created by Paul Abbott set in a crumbling Victorian cop shop on the wrong side of Manchester.

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Peep Show

Peep Show

Sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb as a pair of socially dysfunctional flatmates with little else in common. Returns in 2015.

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Raised By Wolves

Raised By Wolves

Sitcom co-written by Times columnist Caitlin Moran about a family who are home-educating six children in a council house in Wolverhampton. Series to follow in 2015.

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The Revengers!

Revengers!, The

Mockumentary pilot about a group of Croydon residents who come together and decide to try and fight crime.

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Sit.com

Sit.com

A new single camera comedy pilot for Channel 4 written by David Baddiel.

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Toast Of London

Toast Of London

Sitcom starring Matt Berry as Steven Toast, an occasionally successful actor who finds himself in a series of tricky situations both off and on-stage.

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Other Older Shows Commissioned By Channel 4

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

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2015 British comedy survey

2015 British comedy survey

A comedy survey has been launched, aiming to collect the thoughts of comedy fans across the UK. Details

20 festive comedy videos

20 festive comedy videos

The internet has been busy creating lots of funny festive video sketches. Here's 20 of the best from 2014. Watch

Christmas Puns

Christmas Puns

UK Pun Champion Darren Walsh has written us some festive jokes. There's a couple of drawings too. Read

BBC New Comedy Award 2014

BBC New Comedy Award 2014

Lee Ridley, a stand-up comedian with cerebral palsy, has won the BBC New Comedy Award 2014. Read

Richard Osman podcast

Richard Osman podcast

Pointless star Richard Osman joins Richard Herring for an entertaining chat. Watch or listen here: Listen

New Christmas Cracker jokes

New Christmas Cracker jokes

The winners of UKTV Gold's Christmas Cracker joke competition have been announced. Read the top 10: Read

No Pressure To Be Festive

No Pressure To Be Festive

Alistair Barrie and Nick Revell host a festive edition of the No Pressure To Be Funny political podcast. Listen

Pun Championships 2015

Pun Championships 2015

Check out some of the puns from the comedians who will take part in the UK Pun Championships 2015. Read

Christmas TV Guide 2014

Christmas TV Guide 2014

A list of 25 festive comedy specials to look out for between now and 2015. There's lots of treats ahead: Read

Christmas Gift Guide 2014

Christmas Gift Guide 2014

Shopping for gifts? We've plenty to choose from in our Christmas selection, from books to DVDs. Browse