BBC Local Radio
The BBC runs over 40 local BBC radio stations. Due to limited budgets the local stations rarely broadcast any dedicated comedy programmes, however there is the occasional comedy-related show, as can be seen from the list below. See our guides to discover which station(s) broadcast each comedy.
BBC Local Radio Web Links
- BBC Homepage
- BBC Local Radio Homepage
- BBC's Comedy Website
- BBC Commissioning Details (for Producers/Writers)
Contact Details For BBC
- Email / Online Form
- By Phone: 0870 010 0222
- By Post: BBC Information, PO Box 1922, Glasgow, G2 3WT
BBC Local Radio - New & Current Shows
Comedy sketches created by some of the North East's newest writers.
Hour-long documentary celebrating the career of Peter Sellers, 90 years since his birth..
Other Older Shows Commissioned By BBC Local Radio
Rob Brydon is set to host a BBC Children in Need concert featuring comedy about Sir Tom Jones. Read
The comedians involved in new channel Dave show Taskmaster talk about taking part in the bizarre challenges. Read
Dave has confirmed the commissioning of Crackanory Series 3, with star readers set to include Christopher Lloyd. Read
Robert Lindsay and Maureen Lipman will head up the cast of Bull, a TV sitcom set in an antiques shop. Read
Happy Days star Henry Winkler is to return to CBBC for a third series of Hank Zipzer. Read
Kunt And The Gang - the musical comedy act delivers 'songs of questionable taste' - talks about his career. Read
Phillip Schofield will return to ITV with four new episodes of comedy game show You're Back In The Room. Read
Glory Pearl explains why she will be performing her Edinburgh Fringe shows totally naked. Read
Spitting Image producer John Lloyd says he wants to bring back the satirical puppet format, maybe as an online show. Read