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.

Sunday
6th September

on Radio 4
The Absolutely Radio Show

Radio ComedyThe Absolutely Radio Show

The cast of the cult Channel 4 sketch show reunite on Radio 4.

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Monday
7th September

on ITV
Doc Martin

TV ComedyDoc Martin

Comedy drama following the trials and tribulations of a socially challenged surgeon turned GP working in Cornwall. Stars Martin Clunes.

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Tuesday
8th September

on Dave
Dave Gorman: Modern Life Is Goodish

TV ComedyDave Gorman: Modern Life Is Goodish

Comedy series in which Dave Gorman uses stand-up and PowerPoint slides to take a look at various aspects of modern life.

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Thursday
10th September

on Sky Arts
Rotters

TV ComedyRotters

Slapstick comedy observing a team of idiot robbers who attempt to rob an auction house.

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Thursday
10th September

on Radio 4
Richard Marsh: Cardboard Heart

Radio ComedyRichard Marsh: Cardboard Heart

Radio 4 sitcom about a hapless romantic poet who's keen to find love.

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Thursday
10th 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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Thursday
10th September

on BBC2
Mock The Week

TV ComedyMock The Week

Topical panel show taking a satirical look at the week's news. Hosted by Dara O Briain with regulars Hugh Dennis and Andy Parsons.

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Thursday
10th September

on ITV2
Celebrity Juice

TV ComedyCelebrity Juice

ITV2 panel show hosted by Leigh Francis (in character as Keith Lemon) with team captains Fearne Cotton and Holly Willoughby.

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Friday
11th September

on Sky1
Mount Pleasant

TV ComedyMount Pleasant

Comedy drama based around a couple living in an affluent area of the north, plus their friends, family and relationships.

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Friday
11th September

on C4
Alan Carr: Chatty Man

TV ComedyAlan Carr: Chatty Man

Alan Carr hosts his very own entertainment chat show. Each week celebrity guests join Alan for a natter.

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Thursday
17th September

on Sky Arts
Three Kinds Of Stupid

TV ComedyThree Kinds Of Stupid

Physical comedy for Sky Arts in which three community support officers accidentally kill a blind man's dog.

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Friday
18th September

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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Thursday
24th September

on Sky Arts
Brilliantman!

TV ComedyBrilliantman!

Slapstick comedy starring Kevin Eldon as a very ordinary man who sees himself as a secret superhero.

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Wednesday
30th September

on Gold
Marley's Ghosts

TV ComedyMarley's Ghosts

A high concept single camera sitcom for Gold about a woman who can talk to the dead.

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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.

September
on BT Sport 1
The Football's On

TV ComedyThe Football's On

Football chat show hosted by Ian Stone, with a series of comic guests.

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Wednesday
21st October

on ITV2
Keith Lemon's Back To The Future Tribute

TV ComedyKeith Lemon's Back To The Future Tribute

A one-off 90 minute special on ITV2 in which Keith Lemon pays tribute to the iconic Back To The Future movie.

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October
on Gold
Legends Of Stand-Up & Bernard Righton

TV ComedyLegends Of Stand-Up & Bernard Righton

John Thomson - in character as Bernard Righton - presents archive stand-up footage.

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October
on Gold
Bull

TV ComedyBull

Studio sitcom for UKTV Gold about a man who runs an antiques shop.

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This Season
on ITV2
The Almost Impossible Game Show

TV ComedyThe Almost Impossible Game Show

Anarchic comedy game show in which 10 contestants per episode get 50 chances to beat each of a series of simple but difficult challenges.

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Luke McQueen's surprise

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SYTYF? competition results

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The Making Of Dad's Army

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The Bun Club

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Frank Skinner documentary

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Crimes Against Comedy

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Video: Neil Henry proposes

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Watch the moment that comic magician Neil Henry proposes to his girlfriend on stage via a trick. Watch

Lee Nelson stage invaded

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Olivia Colman in new sitcom

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Malcolm Hardee nominees

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Cold Feet revival rumours

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BBC axes House Of Fools

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Top 10 Fringe jokes

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Andrew Lawrence sitcom

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Do Not Disturb

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Comedy Poster Awards

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John Finnemore stage show

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Chris Ramsey interview

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Steen Raskopoulos interview

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Steen Raskopoulos talks to BCG about playing John Mahogany in BBC Three's spoof police drama Top Coppers. Read

Stephen Lewis dies aged 88

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