BBC Radio Wales

BBC Radio Wales

Radio Wales from the BBC. It doesn't have much of a budget for comedy, but has produced a few panel shows and sitcoms.

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  • By Phone: 0870 010 0222
  • By Post: BBC Information, PO Box 1922, Glasgow, G2 3WT

BBC Radio Wales - New & Current Shows

Passing On

Passing On

BBC Radio Wales sitcom which follows the story of two very different brothers who must reunite monthly due to a clause in their mum's will. Due to start in July. Expected 25th July.

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Other Older Shows Commissioned By BBC Radio Wales

Come The Revolution

Come The Revolution

Chris Corcoran asks comedians whether or not they could lead their audience to start a revolution.

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Comedy Am Byth

Radio Wales documentary looking at why Welsh comedians don't talk about being Welsh as much as other nationalities celebrate their heritage.

The Dylan Thomas Pub Quiz

Dylan Thomas Pub Quiz, The

BBC Radio Wales show in which Chris Corcoran quizzes a panel on their knowledge of Swansea poet Dylan Thomas.

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Elis James' Pantheon Of Heroes

Elis James' Pantheon Of Heroes

Elis James explores historic Welsh figures through sketch and stand-up.

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Gareth Gwynn's Twisted History Of BBC Wales

Gareth Gwynn's Twisted History Of BBC Wales

Radio comedy programme celebrating the 50th anniversary of Welsh television.

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Here Be Dragons

Here Be Dragons

Radio sketch show featuring Welsh comedians.

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Jest A Minute

Jest A Minute

BBC Radio Wales panel game hosted by Rhod Gilbert in the early days of his comedy career. The questions are all about comedy.

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Live At Luigi's

Live At Luigi's

Comedy series featuring topical humour and sketches lampooning life in Wales today.

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Live From Dorothy's

Satirical sketch show featuring the talents of Brendan Charleson, Iestyn Jones and Tonya Smith.

The Loser's World Cup

Loser's World Cup, The

Nick Hancock hosts a BBC Radio Wales panel show involving comedians from countries that didn't qualify for the football World Cup.

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The Machynlleth Comedy Festival Showcase

Machynlleth Comedy Festival Showcase, The

A showcase of some of the acts appearing at the Machynlleth Comedy Festival. Different versions broadcast on BBC Radio Wales and Radio 4 Extra.

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Mike Bubbins: Day Tripper

Mike Bubbins takes day trips around Wales, sharing his experiences with a live audience..

The Rough Diamond Jubilee

Rough Diamond Jubilee, The

Sequel to 'The Wedding Of The Year' in which the Owen family prepare to celebrate Elizabeth II's 60 years on the throne.

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Satellite City

 

Scot Of The Antarctic

Scot Of The Antarctic

Sitcom pilot about a Welshman on a trip to the bottom of the world.

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Siadwel

Siadwel

John Sparkes resurrects his Naked Video character for a four part comedy on BBC Radio Wales.

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Social Club FM

Social Club FM

Radio Wales sitcom about a small radio station run out of the local social clubs, starring Chris Corcoran and Elis James.

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Those That Can't

Those That Can't

Sitcom set in a comprehensive school deep in the Welsh valleys.

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What's The Story?

What's The Story?

A topical panel show for BBC Radio Wales recorded in front of a live audience. Two teams jostle and joust with the week's news.

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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

Female directors funding

Female directors funding

iShorts+: Funny Girls is a new funding programme with 50,000 pounds to invest in female filmmakers. Read

Carly Smallman blog

Carly Smallman blog

Carly Smallman reveals how, after appearing on TV, she received lots of abuse about how she looks. Read