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 New Comedy Award

BBC New Comedy Award

Radio 2's revival of the nationwide search to find the best in new stand-up comedy talent. Patrick Kielty presents coverage from the final rounds. Returns in the autumn.

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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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Steve Coogan interview

Steve Coogan interview

Steve Coogan's shows are back on TV. He talks about Alan Partridge, Tommy Saxondale, The Trip and more. Read

Abandoman interview

Abandoman interview

Freestyle hip-hop duo Abandoman are just about the most impossible-to-follow act you've ever seen. Read

E4 orders Bad Robots

E4 orders Bad Robots

E4 has ordered Bad Robots, a hidden camera show involving electronic machines pranking the public. Read

Dora Bryan - RIP

Dora Bryan - RIP

Prolific actress Dora Bryan, who featured in comedies like Last Of The Summer Wine, has died. Read

Steve Coogan Outtakes

Steve Coogan Outtakes

Steve Coogan has been recording some voiceovers. Here's some of the funny ones which got cut out. Watch

More Brittas Empire?

More Brittas Empire?

Chris Barrie has expressed an interest in starring in a revival of the hit 1990s BBC sitcom The Brittas Empire. Read

COFILMIC submissions open

COFILMIC submissions open

The annual COFILMIC Film Festival has opened submissions for its 2014 competition. Read

Some Girls Series 3 filming

Some Girls Series 3 filming

Filming has started on Series 3 of BBC Three sitcom Some Girls. Read

Name That Tune Bill Bailey

Name That Tune Bill Bailey

Bill Bailey has hosted a pilot episode of a revival of the classic TV quiz show format Name That Tune. Read

Give Out Girls switches

Give Out Girls switches

Give Out Girls, the Sky Living sitcom set around a group of promo girls, is switching to Comedy Central. Read