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
10th July

on BBC1
Frank Skinner: Man In A Suit

TV ComedyFrank Skinner: Man In A Suit

TV broadcast of Frank Skinner's 2014 stand-up DVD.

Our Guide

Monday
13th July

on Sky1
Yonderland

TV ComedyYonderland

Family-friendly fantasy comedy series for Sky1 starring the cast of Horrible Histories in various roles, and a host of puppets too.

Our Guide

Wednesday
15th July

on BBC3
People Just Do Nothing

TV ComedyPeople Just Do Nothing

Mockumentary that follows the lives of people connected to the West London pirate radio station Kurupt FM.

Our Guide

Thursday
30th July

on Dave
Taskmaster

TV ComedyTaskmaster

TV format in which Greg Davies and Alex Horne set a group of comedians various outlandish challenges.

Our Guide

More Comedy On The Way

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

July
on ITV2
Safeword

TV ComedySafeword

Panel show hosted by Rick Edwards, with Katherine Ryan and David Morgan dissecting celebrities' professional and personal lives.

Our Guide

See Also:

Sitcom Geeks podcast

Sitcom Geeks podcast

Here's a new podcast series in which James Cary and Dave Cohen talk about the art of sitcom writing. Listen

Brian Pern to return

Brian Pern to return

Brian Pern, the comedy series starring Simon Day as an art rocker, has been given a third series by BBC Four. Read

John Finnemore's new show

John Finnemore's new show

John Finnemore, the creator of Cabin Pressure, is working on a series called The John Finnemore Project. Read

The John Dredge Show

The John Dredge Show

Series 4 of the insanely silly podcast series has now launched. Check out this funny and surreal sketch show. Listen

Miles Jupp hosts News Quiz

Miles Jupp hosts News Quiz

Miles Jupp will take over from Sandi Toksvig as the new host of The News Quiz when it returns. Read

Not Safe For Work interviews

Not Safe For Work interviews

The cast of Channel 4's new office-based comedy drama Not Safe For Work talk about making the show. Read

Joanna Lumley sitcom

Joanna Lumley sitcom

Joanna Lumley is working on a new show for Sky Television. Thought to be a sitcom, the title is Harmony. Read

Missing Hancocks to return

Missing Hancocks to return

Radio 4 has given the greenlight for five more lost Hancock's Half Hour episodes to be re-recorded this July. Read

David Walliams sitcom

David Walliams sitcom

David Walliams is reportedly working on a sitcom based around a TV talent show, inspired by Britain's Got Talent. Read

Bernard Righton's Gold show

Bernard Righton's Gold show

John Thomson, in character as Bernard Righton, will present an archive stand-up show on TV channel Gold. Read

Sharon Rooney interview

Sharon Rooney interview

Sharon Rooney, the star of My Mad Fat Diary, talks about the final series of the comedy drama. Read