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.

Monday
22nd September

on ITV2
Plebs

TV ComedyPlebs

Modern comedy set in Ancient rome. Unlikely to be immortalised in history, Marcus, Stylax and Grumio are just plebs.

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Monday
22nd September

on Radio Scot
Player

Radio ComedyPlayer

Sitcom pilot set in the 1980s about a young computer programmer from Dundee.

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Wednesday
24th September

on ITV2
The Job Lot

TV ComedyThe Job Lot

ITV sitcom about life at a West Midlands job centre - focusing on the staff and customers. Stars include Russell Tovey and Sarah Hadland.

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Wednesday
24th September

on Dave
Crackanory

TV ComedyCrackanory

Series featuring stories from comedy writers read out by well known personalities, including live action and animation.

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Thursday
25th September

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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Friday
26th September

on BBC3
Vodka Diaries

TV ComedyVodka Diaries

Sitcom pilot about four girls who share a flat and get up to no good.

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Friday
26th September

on BBC1
The Graham Norton Show

TV ComedyThe Graham Norton Show

Comic chat show presented by Graham Norton. The biggest names in showbiz join the host on his sofa.

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Friday
26th September

on CBBC
All At Sea

TV ComedyAll At Sea

CBBC comedy drama centred around an imaginative 10 year-old boy whose family have moved from London to run a bed and breakfast by the sea.

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Monday
29th September

on BBC2
Never Mind The Buzzcocks

TV ComedyNever Mind The Buzzcocks

Panel game based on the world of rock and pop music, featuring comedians and musicians. Rhod Gilbert is the new host.

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Monday
29th September

on Radio 4
Kerry's List

Radio ComedyKerry's List

Radio 4 comedy about the mania of having a to-do list whilst being a busy mother, co-written by and starring Kerry Godliman.

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Monday
29th September

on ITV2
Dapper Laughs: On The Pull

TV ComedyDapper Laughs: On The Pull

Internet comedian Daniel O'Reilly - aka Dapper Laughs - comes to television with his own comedy/reality series about dating.

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Wednesday
1st October

on CBBC
Millie Inbetween

TV ComedyMillie Inbetween

CBBC sitcom about a young girl whose parents have just split up.

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Thursday
2nd October

on C4
Scrotal Recall

TV ComedyScrotal Recall

Channel 4 sitcom about a man who must contact everyone he's ever slept with to tell them he has Chlamydia.

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Thursday
2nd October

on BBC4
Detectorists

TV ComedyDetectorists

Sitcom about metal detecting enthusiasts. Starring Mackenzie Crook and Toby Jones.

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Friday
3rd October

on BBC3
In Deep

TV ComedyIn Deep

Sitcom pilot about two junior police officers on an undercover operation that goes wrong.

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Friday
3rd October

on BBC1
Have I Got News For You

TV ComedyHave I Got News For You

Long-running topical panel game with a strong political slant, featuring team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

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Monday
6th October

on Radio 4
The Museum Of Curiosity

Radio ComedyThe Museum Of Curiosity

Radio panel show in which John Lloyd and his curators try to fill up their museum with curious objects.

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Monday
6th October

on C4
8 Out Of 10 Cats

TV Comedy8 Out Of 10 Cats

Topical Channel 4 comedy panel show hosted by Jimmy Carr. The questions are based on survey results and statistics.

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Friday
17th October

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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More Comedy On The Way

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

October
on BBC3
The Revolution Will Be Televised

TV ComedyThe Revolution Will Be Televised

Heydon Prowse and Jolyon Rubinstein take on celebrities, bankers, politicians and others in a satirical prank series.

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October
on BBC2
Russell Howard's Good News

TV ComedyRussell Howard's Good News

Topical stand-up comedy show hosted by Russell Howard.

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October
on BBC1
Not Going Out

TV ComedyNot Going Out

A fast-paced gag-orientated studio-based BBC One sitcom starring Lee Mack as a lazy slacker and Tim Vine as his uptight best mate.

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October
on Comedy Central
Give Out Girls

TV ComedyGive Out Girls

Sitcom about four promotion girls who hand out free products on the streets of the UK.

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October
on C4
Feeling Nuts

TV ComedyFeeling Nuts

Jack Whitehall hosts a comedy show to raise awareness for the Check One Two testicular cancer campaign.

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December
on BBC3
Cuckoo

TV ComedyCuckoo

BBC Three comedy starring Greg Davies as the over-protective father of a girl who impulsively married an American hippie on her gap year.

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Axis of Awesome interview

Axis of Awesome interview

Musical comedy group Axis of Awesome talk about their UK tour, and their elaborate YouTube series. Read

Video: Cardinal Burns tips

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In this video, double-act Cardinal Burns offer insight and tips on how to create a sketch show. Watch

The Job Lot inteviews

The Job Lot inteviews

The cast of The Job Lot talk about the second series of the sitcom set around a Job Centre. Read

Taskmaster coming to TV

Taskmaster coming to TV

Alex Horne and Greg Davies will star in Taskmaster, a new show for channel Dave in 2015. Read

The Revolution 3

The Revolution 3

Hit BBC Three satirical prank show The Revolution Will Be Televised returns to screens in October. Read

Peter Kay's new role?

Peter Kay's new role?

A newspaper report suggests Peter Kay will play the father in Danny Baker's Cradle To Grave. Read

Enter the Hobgoblin Awards

Enter the Hobgoblin Awards

The search for the next British comedy talent is underway. Do you have what it takes to win? Read

Comedy Knights 2014 winner

Comedy Knights 2014 winner

Dave Green has been named the winner of the Comedy Knights 2014 stand-up comedy competition. Read

Toast Of London wins award

Toast Of London wins award

Matt Berry's Channel 4 sitcom Toast Of London has won ae prestigious Rose d'Or TV award. Read

New Danger Mouse stars

New Danger Mouse stars

Alexander Armstrong, Kevin Eldon and Dave Lamb will voice the new series of Danger Mouse. Read

New sitcom Undercover

New sitcom Undercover

TV channel Dave has announced it has ordered Undercover, a new sitcom about a covert police officer. Read

Job Lot Series 2 interviews

Job Lot Series 2 interviews

Interviews with all the key cast members of The Job Lot, as Series 2 prepares to start on ITV2. Read

Jack Whitehall Feeling Nuts

Jack Whitehall Feeling Nuts

Jack Whitehall is to host Feeling Nuts, a one-off Channel 4 comedy show for testicular cancer. Read

Jon Richardson gets engaged

Jon Richardson gets engaged

Jon Richardson has asked his girlfriend - fellow stand-up Lucy Beaumont - to marry him. Read

Still Open All Hours

Still Open All Hours

A full series of Still Open All Hours is now filming with cameras rolling in Doncaster, & studio dates booked: Read

Bad Education interviews

Bad Education interviews

The cast of Bad Education talk about what looks set to be the final series of the hit school sitcom. Read

W1A to return for Series 2

W1A to return for Series 2

W1A, the sitcom which mocks the BBC's management culture, is to return for a second series in 2015. Read

Bad Bridesmaid - Holly Burn

Bad Bridesmaid - Holly Burn

Holly Burn talks about how her cover was almost blown whilst filming on ITV2 show Bad Bridesmaid. Read

Is a Scottish kilt a skirt?

Is a Scottish kilt a skirt?

Extract from eBay. A Scottish seller gets into an argument over whether his kilt is technically a skirt. Read

Derek to end with special

Derek to end with special

Ricky Gervais says his Channel 4 show Derek will end after a final special episode. Read

Comic calendar Kickstarter

Comic calendar Kickstarter

Stand-up John Cooper has launched a Kickstarter drive to fund a calendar of his stand-up comic strips. Read

Stephen Fry's new book

Stephen Fry's new book

Details have been released about More Fool Me, the candid new memoir book from Stephen Fry. Read

Sir Donald Sinden dies

Sir Donald Sinden dies

Acclaimed actor Sir Donald Sinden, star of Two's Company and Never The Twain, has died at the age of 90. Read

John Cleese tour

John Cleese tour

John Cleese is to tour the UK in a series of live shows themed around his autobiography. Read

Siblings Series 2

Siblings Series 2

Siblings, the sitcom starring Charlotte Ritchie and Tom Stourton, is to return for a 2nd series. Read

Rik Mayall interview

Rik Mayall interview

Video in which Rik Mayall talks about Crackanory and explains what makes a great storyteller. Watch

Video: Cardinal Burns

Video: Cardinal Burns

Here's a funny video from sketch act Cardinal Burns, who are getting ready to tour the country. Watch

Best Edinburgh shows 2014

Best Edinburgh shows 2014

A list of the comedy shows at the 2014 Edinburgh Festival Fringe that got the most top star ratings. Read

300+ shows in one month

300+ shows in one month

An interview with David Chapple, who has set a record by seeing over 300 different shows at the Fringe. Read

Bad Bridesmaid filming blog

Bad Bridesmaid filming blog

A blog from Anna Morris, one of the actors going undercover in in the new ITV2 show Bad Bridesmaid. Read

Palin to narrate Clangers

Palin to narrate Clangers

Michael Palin will narrate a revived series of classic animated series Clangers. Read

Good Omens on Radio 4

Good Omens on Radio 4

Mark Heap and Peter Serafinowicz are amongst those involved in Good Omens on Radio 4. Read

British Comedy Awards vote

British Comedy Awards vote

A new category to recognise the best online comedy videos is being added to The British Comedy Awards. Read

Frankie Boyle's Autopsy

Frankie Boyle's Autopsy

Frankie Boyle is to present a one-off comedy show on the iPlayer about the Scottish Referendum. Read

Monty Python live film

Monty Python live film

TV channel Gold has commissioned a 90 minute documentary film about Monty Python's live shows. Read

Cofilmic's cash prize

Cofilmic's cash prize

COFILMIC Comedy Film Festival has teamed up with Wildseed Studios to offer a £10,000 Award. Read

Comedy Versus Alcohol

Comedy Versus Alcohol

A look at the long established, sometimes turbulent, relationship between comedy and alcohol. Read

Win Cuckoo Series 1

Win Cuckoo Series 1

Win a copy of Series 1 of Cuckoo on DVD, the sitcom starring Greg Davies and Andy Samberg. Enter

Phoenix Nights to return?

Phoenix Nights to return?

Newspaper reports suggest that Peter Kay is working on bringing Phoenix Nights back for live shows. Read

Thom Tuck interview

Thom Tuck interview

Thom Tuck talks Munnery, Bambi, expensive dross at the Fringe, piles of rubbish on BBC3, and more. Read

Bill Kerr dies aged 92

Bill Kerr dies aged 92

Bill Kerr, who played Tony Hancock's dim-witted Australian sidekick, has died at the age of 92. Read

Big School interviews

Big School interviews

David Walliams, Catherine Tate, Philip Glenister and Frances de la Tour talk about Big School Series 2. Read

Obituary: Lord Alan B'Stard

Obituary: Lord Alan B'Stard

Lord Alan B'Stard, First Marquess of Haltemprice, has died at the age of 58, it has been confirmed. Read

Frankie Boyle's big speech

Frankie Boyle's big speech

Frankie Boyle has blasted TV commissioning, Mock The Week, panel show booking, & other topics. Read

Edinburgh Comedy Awards

Edinburgh Comedy Awards

John Kearns, Alex Edelman and Phil Ellis are winners of the Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2014. Read

The Wrong Mans 2

The Wrong Mans 2

Plot details have been released about the 2nd series of James Corden and Mathew Baynton's comedy. Read

Lucy Beaumont interview

Lucy Beaumont interview

Lucy Beaumont talks about how she got started in comedy, and what she misses about leaving Hull. Read

Emma Kennedy's comedy

Emma Kennedy's comedy

BBC One has ordered a comedy drama series based on the best-selling book, The Tent, The Bucket and Me. Read

BBC1 gets Mountain Goats

BBC1 gets Mountain Goats

BBC One has ordered six episodes of Mountain Goats, a sitcom about a mountain rescue team. Read

Ashley Jensen - new comedy

Ashley Jensen - new comedy

Sky1 is making Agatha Raisin And The Quiche Of Death, a crime comedy drama starring Ashley Jensen. Read

Aidan Strangeman wins

Aidan Strangeman wins

Musical comedian Aidan Strangeman has won the 2014 So You Think You're Funny? new act competition. Read

Another series Alan Davies

Another series Alan Davies

Channel Dave has ordered 10 more episodes of comic chat format Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled. Read

Keith Lemon's sketch show

Keith Lemon's sketch show

ITV2 has commissioned a brand new sketch show starring Leigh Francis's alter-ego, Keith Lemon. Read