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.

Tuesday
3rd February

on BBC2
Rory Bremner's Coalition Report

TV ComedyRory Bremner's Coalition Report

Rory Bremner returns with new guests and new characters as he takes on the coalition in a one-off special.

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Wednesday
4th February

on Radio 4
Irish Micks And Legends

Radio ComedyIrish Micks And Legends

Aisling Bea and Yasmine Akram present Britain with a series of modern, comic reworkings of traditional Irish stories and folklore.

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Thursday
5th February

on ITV2
The Keith Lemon Sketch Show

TV ComedyThe Keith Lemon Sketch Show

Sketch show in which Leigh Francis, as his hit comedy character Keith Lemon, impersonates various celebrities.

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Thursday
5th February

on ITV2
Reality Bites

TV ComedyReality Bites

Panel show that jumps head first into the amazing world of reality TV.

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Friday
6th February

on Sky1
Stella

TV ComedyStella

Comedy drama written by and starring Ruth Jones as Stella, a single mother struggling in the Welsh valleys.

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Saturday
7th February

on CBBC
Horrible Histories

TV ComedyHorrible Histories

Smash hit CBBC series introducing children to gruesome events and ghastly characters from British and international history.

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Monday
9th February

on BBC1 Scot
Bob Servant

TV ComedyBob Servant

TV series about Bob and Frank, two men who live in the Scottish town of Broughty Ferry. In the first series Frank stood in the local election.

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Monday
9th February

on BBC4
Asylum

TV ComedyAsylum

Satirical comedy about a government whistle-blower and a millionaire internet entrepreneur trapped together in a London embassy.

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Tuesday
10th February

on BBC3
Uncle

TV ComedyUncle

BBC Three sitcom in which Nick Helm stars as an out-of work musician forced to look after his young nephew.

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Wednesday
11th February

on BBC3
An Idiot's Guide To Politics

TV ComedyAn Idiot's Guide To Politics

Jolyon Rubinstein investigates Magna Carta and proposes an updated version for the 21st Century.

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Thursday
12th February

on Radio 4
The Sinha Carta

Radio ComedyThe Sinha Carta

Paul Sinha looks at Magna Carter, explains its contents, ommissions, and suggests some new additions.

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Monday
16th February

on BBC2
House Of Fools

TV ComedyHouse Of Fools

Studio audience sitcom created by and starring Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer.

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Friday
20th February

on Radio 4
The News Quiz

Radio ComedyThe News Quiz

A long-running satirical Radio 4 panel show that takes a look at the week's more humourous news stories.

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Monday
23rd February

on Comedy Central
I Live With Models

TV ComedyI Live With Models

Sitcom about a hapless slob who finds himself employed as a top hand model and living amidst the beautiful people of Miami.

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Thursday
26th 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
2nd March

on Sky1
Moone Boy

TV ComedyMoone Boy

Semi-autobiographical sitcom written by Chris O'Dowd about a boy growing up in Ireland accompanied by his imaginary friend.

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Thursday
19th March

on Radio 2
Listomania

Radio ComedyListomania

Susan Calman hosts this Radio 2 panel show which explores the world of the list, from the humble to-do list to the bucket list.

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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.

April
on CITV
Mr Bean

TV ComedyMr Bean

Animated adventures of comedy favourite Mr Bean, voiced by Rowan Atkinson.

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This Season
on BBC2
Let's Play Darts For Comic Relief

TV ComedyLet's Play Darts For Comic Relief

The biggest names in the world of darts join forces with the nation's favourite comedians for a pro-celebrity darts tournament.

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The Walshes axed

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Rich Fulcher's new TV pilot

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