BBC Radio 2

BBC Radio 2

Radio 2 used to broadcast an hour of comedy each Saturday evening between 10pm and 11pm (and before that it was Saturday lunchtime, and in 2009 it was 10pm - 11pm on Thursdays). Due to budget cuts, the station doesn't programme so many comedy shows now.

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BBC Radio 2 - New & Current Shows

BBC Radio New Comedy Award

BBC Radio New Comedy Award

The BBC's nationwide search to find the best in new stand-up comedy talent. Patrick Kielty presents coverage from the final rounds.

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French And Saunders

French And Saunders

Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders present a series of festive and bank holiday one-off Radio 2 shows. Expected to return at Christmas.

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Listomania

Listomania

Susan Calman hosts this Radio 2 panel show which explores the world of the list, from the humble to-do list to the bucket list.

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To Hull And Back

To Hull And Back

Radio 2 sitcom pilot starring Lucy Beaumont.

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Other Older Shows Commissioned By BBC Radio 2

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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