New Series Starting Soon

This is a list of the new British comedy series and specials scheduled to broadcast shortly. As most networks only finalise their schedules two weeks in advance, there may be some new series missing from this list - see the tabs above for what else is on the way later.

Sunday
26th October

on BBC2 Scot
How Do I Get Up There?

TV ComedyHow Do I Get Up There?

BBC Scotland sketch show pilot starring the comedy troupe of the same name. Featuring Chris Forbes, James Kirk and Kevin Mains.

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Monday
27th October

on BBC1 Scot
Scot Squad

TV ComedyScot Squad

Semi-improvised, spoof police documentary show pilot for BBC Scotland starring Jack Docherty and a host of other actors.

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Wednesday
29th October

on BBC3
Sweat The Small Stuff

TV ComedySweat The Small Stuff

Nick 'Grimmy' Grimshaw hosts a celebrity-based BBC Three panel show featuring fickle obsessions and games and questions.

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Thursday
30th October

on Radio 4
Hancock's Ashes

Radio ComedyHancock's Ashes

Play imagining behind-the-scenes as Willie Rushton brings Tony Hancock's ashes back to Britain.

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Friday
31st October

on Radio 4 Extra
The Missing Hancocks: Director's Commentary

Radio ComedyThe Missing Hancocks: Director's Commentary

Andy Hamilton discusses remaking Hancock's Half Hour episodes, with co-producer Neil Pearson and star Kevin McNally.

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Friday
31st October

on Radio 4
The Missing Hancocks

Radio ComedyThe Missing Hancocks

Five lost episodes of the legendary radio sitcom Hancock's Half Hour re-recorded to mark the show's 60th anniversary.

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Friday
31st October

on BBC1
Citizen Khan

TV ComedyCitizen Khan

Sitcom focussing on Mr Khan - self appointed community leader and future President of the Sparkhill Pakistani Business Association.

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Saturday
1st November

on Radio 4
The Frequency Of Laughter: A History Of Radio Comedy

Radio ComedyThe Frequency Of Laughter: A History Of Radio Comedy

A six-part history of radio comedy, covering 1975-2005, presented by journalist and radio fan Grace Dent.

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Monday
3rd November

on Sky1
Trollied

TV ComedyTrollied

Sky1 sitcom set in a north-west budget supermarket, focusing on the lives of its staff.

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Monday
3rd November

on C4
Toast Of London

TV ComedyToast Of London

Sitcom starring Matt Berry as Steven Toast, an occasionally successful actor who finds himself in a series of tricky situations both off and on-stage.

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Monday
3rd November

on Gold
Monty Python's Best Bits (Mostly)

TV ComedyMonty Python's Best Bits (Mostly)

Five-part series celebrating the best of Monty Python's Flying Circus. Hugh Bonneville hosts.

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Wednesday
5th November

on Radio 4
James Acaster's Findings

Radio ComedyJames Acaster's Findings

Radio 4 comedy starring James Acaster.

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Friday
7th November

on BBC1 Scot
Still Game Live

TV ComedyStill Game Live

Television broadcast of the hit Still Game live show, based on the popular BBC Scotland sitcom.

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Tuesday
11th November

on Radio 4
What The Future?

Radio ComedyWhat The Future?

What is the future? How does it work? We may never know. But we can make stuff up. Because it's all in the future.

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Wednesday
12th November

on E4
Bad Robots

TV ComedyBad Robots

Hidden camera show in which electronic machines are rigged up to prank unsuspecting members of the public.

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Thursday
13th November

on C4
Babylon

TV ComedyBabylon

Police-based comedy drama directed by Danny Boyle. James Nesbitt stars as Chief Constable Richard Miller.

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Tuesday
25th November

on Sky Arts 1
Psychobitches

TV ComedyPsychobitches

A Sky Arts sketch show that sees some of history's most famous women psychoanalysed. Rebecca Front plays the therapist.

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More Comedy On The Way

The following comedies are also scheduled to start soon - but we don't know quite when yet.

November
on BBC4
Puppy Love

TV ComedyPuppy Love

Comedy set around a Wirral-based dog training class. Written by and starring Joanna Scanlan and Vicki Pepperdine.

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Boy In The Dress cast

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Jason Byrne interview

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The Dawson Bros US sitcom

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The IT Crowd USA 2

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Teckle Books interview

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10 O'Clock Live axed

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Mark Gatiss podcast

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Christmas gags competition

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