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.

Friday
12th February

on C4
The Last Leg

TV ComedyThe Last Leg

Topical comedy show reviewing the topics of the week. Hosted by Adam Hills with the help of Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker. Broadcast live.

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Saturday
13th February

on Radio 4 Extra
Newsjack

Radio ComedyNewsjack

Topical satirical sketch show on Radio 4 Extra. The programme has an 'open door' policy allowing anyone to submit material.

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Monday
15th February

on CBBC
Danger Mouse

TV ComedyDanger Mouse

Reboot of the classic cartoon series, with Alexander Armstrong as the voice of Danger Mouse and Kevin Eldon as Penfold.

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Tuesday
16th February

on Sky Atlantic
Alan Partridge's Mid Morning Matters

TV ComedyAlan Partridge's Mid Morning Matters

TV series observing Alan Partridge broadcasting on North Norfolk Digital.

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Thursday
18th February

on Radio 4
Keep Calman Carry On

Radio ComedyKeep Calman Carry On

Susan Calman returns for a stand-up show in which she tries to learn how to relax.

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Monday
22nd February

on C4
Fresh Meat

TV ComedyFresh Meat

Comedy drama following six mis-matched students who are starting university in Manchester and sharing the same house together.

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Wednesday
24th February
Grimsby

Grimsby

The new film from Sacha Baron Cohen about a slick spy and his idiot brother.

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Wednesday
16th March

on Gold
The Interviews

TV ComedyThe Interviews

A series profiling comedians via their chat show appearances.

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Fags, Mags & Bags is back

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Fags, Mags & Bags, Radio 4's sitcom set in a Scots-Asian corner shop, is to return for a sixth series. Read

Channel 4 gets Loaded

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Channel 4 is making Loaded, a comedy drama about four life-long friends who become multi-millionaires. Read

E4's Foreign Bodies

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E4 has ordered Foreign Bodies, a comedy drama about a gang of travellers embarking on a trip around Asia. Read

Simon Callow in The Rebel

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Simon Callow is to star in in a new sitcom on TV channel Gold called The Rebel. He will play an anarchic pensioner. Read

ITV orders Doc Martin 8

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Tracey Ullman's Show 2?

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Crashing interview

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Missing Dad's Army animated

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A Stripe For Frazer - an episode of Dad's Army which was wiped - is to be released as an animation via BBC Store. Read

Michael McIntyre tops DVDs

Michael McIntyre tops DVDs

With 297,003 units sold, Michael McIntyre's Happy & Glorious was the best selling DVD at Christmas 2015. Read

BBC2 wants new topical show

BBC2 wants new topical show

BBC Two is looking for a comedy variety format, with Saturday Night Live one of the shows named as an example. Read