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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  • By Post: BBC Information, PO Box 1922, Glasgow, G2 3WT

BBC Radio 2 - New & Current Shows

BBC New Comedy Award

BBC 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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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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Welcome To Our Village, Please Invade Carefully

Welcome To Our Village, Please Invade Carefully

Radio 2 sitcom about a sleepy English village which is taken over by aliens. Katrina Lyons finds herself trying to start a rebelion. Second series to be broadcast around October.

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Other Older Shows Commissioned By BBC Radio 2

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Phoenix Nights to return?

Phoenix Nights to return?

Newspaper reports suggest that Peter Kay is working on bringing Phoenix Nights back for live shows. Read

Thom Tuck interview

Thom Tuck interview

Thom Tuck talks Munnery, Bambi, expensive dross at the Fringe, piles of rubbish on BBC3, and more. Read

Bill Kerr dies aged 92

Bill Kerr dies aged 92

Bill Kerr, who played Tony Hancock's dim-witted Australian sidekick, has died at the age of 92. Read

BBC Radio workshops

BBC Radio workshops

BBC Radio Comedy will be running comedy writing information sessions in London and Manchester. Read

Big School interviews

Big School interviews

David Walliams, Catherine Tate, Philip Glenister and Frances de la Tour talk about Big School Series 2. Read

Obituary: Lord Alan B'Stard

Obituary: Lord Alan B'Stard

Lord Alan B'Stard, First Marquess of Haltemprice, has died at the age of 58, it has been confirmed. Read

Frankie Boyle's big speech

Frankie Boyle's big speech

Frankie Boyle has blasted TV commissioning, Mock The Week, panel show booking, & other topics. Read

Edinburgh Comedy Awards

Edinburgh Comedy Awards

John Kearns, Alex Edelman and Phil Ellis are winners of the Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2014. Read

The Wrong Mans 2

The Wrong Mans 2

Plot details have been released about the 2nd series of James Corden and Mathew Baynton's comedy. Read

Lucy Beaumont interview

Lucy Beaumont interview

Lucy Beaumont talks about how she got started in comedy, and what she misses about leaving Hull. Read