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.

Wednesday
4th March

on Radio 4
Hannah Gadsby: Arts Clown

Radio ComedyHannah Gadsby: Arts Clown

Hannah Gadsby presents a stand-up show based on her successful one-woman comedy art shows.

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Friday
6th March

on Radio Wales
The Nearlyweds

Radio ComedyThe Nearlyweds

Radio Wales sitcom about a happy couple who would probably get married if only their families did not keep getting in the way.

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Saturday
7th March

on Radio 4 Extra
The Last Hurrah - Interview With The Snowman

Radio ComedyThe Last Hurrah - Interview With The Snowman

BBC adaptation of the 2012 recorded-for-CD comedy drama about the last talking snowman. Starring and co-written by Rik Mayall.

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Sunday
8th March

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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Monday
9th March

on BBC3
Bluestone 42

TV ComedyBluestone 42

A single-camera comedy drama about a British bomb disposal detachment.

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Tuesday
10th March

on BBC2
Nurse

TV ComedyNurse

TV adaptation of the Radio 4 series starring Paul Whitehouse as various characters visited by a community psychiatric nurse.

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Wednesday
11th March

on BBC4
In And Out Of The Kitchen

TV ComedyIn And Out Of The Kitchen

Sitcom about a neurotic gay cookery writer, written by and starring Miles Jupp, based on his Radio 4 comedy of the same name.

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Friday
13th March

on BBC1
Comic Relief

TV ComedyComic Relief

Every two years the biggest British comedy stars and shows come together to raise money for charity.

Wednesday
18th March

on Radio 4
Dot

Radio ComedyDot

Radio 4 comedy. There's a spy on the loose in the Cabinet War Rooms, so Dot makes it her mission to bag him.

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Thursday
19th March

on Radio 4
Chat Show Roulette

Radio ComedyChat Show Roulette

Radio 4 chat show... but an improvised one in which the guests are all actually comedy performers playing characters. Justin Edwards hosts.

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Thursday
19th March

on Radio 4
Alex Edelman: Millennial

Radio ComedyAlex Edelman: Millennial

Radio 4 recording of the show that won Alex Edelman the Best Newcomer prize at the 2014 Edinburgh Comedy Awards.

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Tuesday
24th March

on Dave
Ross Noble Freewheeling

TV ComedyRoss Noble Freewheeling

Ross Noble sets off around Britain - with his fans on Twitter dictating where he goes and what he does when he gets there.

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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.

March
on C4
Raised By Wolves

TV ComedyRaised By Wolves

Sitcom co-written by Times columnist Caitlin Moran about a family who are home-educating six children in a council house in Wolverhampton.

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March
on BBC2
Inside No. 9

TV ComedyInside No. 9

Dark comedy series from Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton. Each episode focuses on the goings-on behind the door of a different Number 9.

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Paul Whitehouse interview

Paul Whitehouse interview

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O2 Comedy Gala 2015

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Vic & Bob on tour

Vic & Bob on tour

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Sara Pascoe signs book deal

Sara Pascoe signs book deal

Sara Pascoe will write "funny, feminist exploration of the female body", Animal: How a Woman is Made. Read

Bad Education Movie is go

Bad Education Movie is go

Jack Whitehall has confirmed that his hit BBC Three sitcom Bad Education is heading to the big screen. Read

Funz And Gamez on TV

Funz And Gamez on TV

Funz And Gamez, the award-winning live comedy show hosted by Phil Ellis, is to be piloted as a TV show by the BBC. Read

BBC Scotland's 2015 shows

BBC Scotland's 2015 shows

BBC Scotland has unveiled its comedy plans for 2015. They include a full series for Two Doors Down. Read

RTS Awards nominations

RTS Awards nominations

Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse lead the comedy-based nominations in the Royal Television Society Awards. Read

Top Coppers filming now

Top Coppers filming now

Production is underway on Top Coppers, a new BBC comedy series starring John Kearns and Steen Raskopoulos. Read

Matt Lucas interview

Matt Lucas interview

Matt Lucas talks about filming Pompidou, the visual comedy series for the BBC in which he plays an aristocrat. Read

Would I Lie To You? - S9

Would I Lie To You? - S9

Following strong ratings, the BBC has ordered 10 more episodes of its panel show Would I Lie To You?. Read

Do you run a funny blog?

Do you run a funny blog?

Do you write a funny blog, curate an amusing website or joke a lot on Twitter? If so, here's a competition: Read

Rare 1980s photo exhibition

Rare 1980s photo exhibition

Rare images of iconic 1980s British comedy stars are to be displayed at the Museum Of Comedy. Read

Russell Brand's podcast

Russell Brand's podcast

Russell Brand has announced he is to launch a new podcast. The Russell Brand Podcast will be a 24-part series. Read

Tom Little wins competition

Tom Little wins competition

Stand-up comedian Tom Little has won the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2015 competition. Read

I Live With Models interview

I Live With Models interview

The main cast members involved in new Comedy Central sitcom I Live With Models introduce themselves. Read

Getting fit pitfalls

Getting fit pitfalls

Tiffany Stevenson talks us through some of the bad things that occur when you sort out your health and fitness. Read

Rik Mayall snowman series

Rik Mayall snowman series

Radio 4 Extra is to mark Rik Mayall's birthday by broadcasting The Last Hurrah - Interview With The Snowman. Read

Idil Sukan photo exhibition

Idil Sukan photo exhibition

Take a look at some of the iconic photos of comedians that feature in photographer Idil Sukan's London exhibition. View

Margaret Thatcher podcast

Margaret Thatcher podcast

Check out our funny new satirical comedy podcast. It's hosted by our former Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher! Listen

Craft of Comedy Conference

Craft of Comedy Conference

Llandudno in North Wales is hosting The Craft of Comedy Writing Conference on the 24th and 25th April 2015. Read

Old Comedian Of The Year

Old Comedian Of The Year

The Museum of Comedy has a competition for 'comics who've been around long enough to know better'. Read

Elis James interview

Elis James interview

Crims star Elis James talks about preparing to helm Centrepoint's next Laughing Stock gala. Read

Dick Emery at 100

Dick Emery at 100

On what would have been his 100th birthday, we look at the life and work of character comic Dick Emery. Read

Chortle Awards nominees

Chortle Awards nominees

The nominees for the 2015 Chortle Awards have been revealed, with Funz And Gamez leading the pack. Read

Mark Steel's In Town 6

Mark Steel's In Town 6

The sixth series of radio comedy Mark Steel's In Town will be recorded between March and May. Read

Basil Brush is now online

Basil Brush is now online

Classic children's TV character Basil Brush is moving online, with a 32-part sketch show broadcasting on YouTube. Read

Shaun The Sheep facts

Shaun The Sheep facts

Here's some interesting facts about Shaun The Sheep Movie. For example, there are 1589 'baa' sounds in the film. Read

Hunderby to return

Hunderby to return

Julia Davis's black comedy Hunderby is to return later this year to Sky Atlantic for a two-part special. Read

ITV2 orders Job Lot Series 3

ITV2 orders Job Lot Series 3

ITV2 sitcom The Job Lot, starring Russell Tovey and Sarah Hadland, will return for a third series. Read