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.

Thursday
24th April

on Sky Living
Trying Again

TV ComedyTrying Again

Sky Living comedy drama about a man whose fiancée has had an affair with her boss. Stars Chris Addison and Jo Joyner.

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Sunday
27th April

on ITV2
Viral Tap

TV ComedyViral Tap

ITV2 panel show revolving around clips sent in by viewers. Hosted by Caroline Flack with regulars Matt Richardson and Carly Smallman.

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Tuesday
29th April

on CBBC
Strange Hill High

TV ComedyStrange Hill High

Animated kids' comedy-mystery series set in a school where the secretive, strange and mysterious is the norm.

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Tuesday
29th April

on BBC1
Over To Bill

TV ComedyOver To Bill

Sitcom pilot starring Hugh Dennis as a weatherman who gets fired and then finds getting back on TV is much harder than he expected.

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Tuesday
29th April

on BBC1
Comedy Playhouse: Where It All Began

TV ComedyComedy Playhouse: Where It All Began

A documentary looking back at the original BBC Comedy Playhouse pilot strand, featuring contributions from some of those involved.

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Wednesday
30th April

on C4
Cardinal Burns

TV ComedyCardinal Burns

E4 sketch comedy show created by Seb Cardinal and Dustin Demri-Burns.

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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 BBC2
50 Years Of BBC Two Comedy

TV Comedy50 Years Of BBC Two Comedy

Documentary charting and celebrating five decades of often groundbreaking, boundary-pushing comedy from BBC Two.

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Thursday
1st May

on Sky Arts 1
The Dog Thrower

TV ComedyThe Dog Thrower

One-off silent comedy drama starring Tim Key and Matthew Perry as two men who try to entertain a crowd by throwing their dogs in the air.

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Tuesday
6th May

on BBC1
Miller's Mountain

TV ComedyMiller's Mountain

Studio audience sitcom pilot about a ragtag family of Mountain Rescue volunteers.

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Tuesday
13th May

on BBC1
Monks

TV ComedyMonks

Studio audience sitcom pilot about a group of monks.

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Wednesday
28th May

on London Live
Ctrl Freaks

TV ComedyCtrl Freaks

Show in which comedy writers are given control of peoples' social media accounts for a week in order to run their lives.

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This Season
on BBC2
Episodes

TV ComedyEpisodes

Anglo-American sitcom about a British couple who try to recreate their UK comedy hit for American audiences with disastrous results.

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This Season
on Dave
24 Hours To Go Broke

TV Comedy24 Hours To Go Broke

New series in which comedians and celebrities travel abroad and try and spend £10,000 whilst sticking to a strict set of rules.

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Holli Dempsey interview

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The John Dredge Show

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Roisin Conaty interview

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Fancy Meeting You Here

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TV Comedy Preview

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Miranda's Generation Game

Miranda's Generation Game

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New sitcom The Delivery Man

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Josie Long podcast

Josie Long podcast

This week's episode of Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast has stories from guest Josie Long. Listen

Katherine Parkinson pilot

Katherine Parkinson pilot

Katherine Parkinson, Ralf Little and Stephen Tompkinson are to star in a brand new sitcom pilot for ITV. Read

Babylon series now filming

Babylon series now filming

Six episodes of Channel 4's police-based comedy drama Babylon are now being filmed in London. Read

Marcus Brigstocke interview

Marcus Brigstocke interview

A snapped heel, torn cruciate and broken relationship - 2014 has been turbulent for Marcus Brigstocke. Read

New Julia Davis C4 pilot

New Julia Davis C4 pilot

Julia Davis has written and is starring in a new pilot about a breakfast TV host, called Morning Has Broken. Read

Trigger Happy TV USA

Trigger Happy TV USA

Dom Joly is reportedly having another go at taking his prank show Trigger Happy TV to America. Read

Ross Noble Freewheeling 2

Ross Noble Freewheeling 2

Ross Noble Freewheeling, the improvised comedy series which sees Ross Noble travelling the UK, is to return. Read

Frankie Boyle sitcom pilot

Frankie Boyle sitcom pilot

Frankie Boyle is amongst the stars talking part in a read-through for Wildlife, a new sitcom pilot. Read

Chris Addison podcast

Chris Addison podcast

A podcast in which Chris Addison talks about his career, and how they made the new sitcom Trying Again. Listen

Jason Lewis interview

Jason Lewis interview

Jason Lewis introduces Sniggers With Attitude, the sketch show he has made for TV channel London Live. Read

Damn the Torpedoes!

Damn the Torpedoes!

BFBS Radio, the British armed forces broadcaster, is launching Damn the Torpedoes!, a new sketch show. Read

Michael McIntyre Series 2

Michael McIntyre Series 2

The BBC has ordered a second series of Michael McIntyre's chat show. He will return to BBC1 later this year. Read

C4's latest Comedy Blaps

C4's latest Comedy Blaps

Channel 4 has launched three more mini-series on the internet under its Comedy Blaps branding. Read

Al Murray's new tour

Al Murray's new tour

Al Murray has announced a new Pub Landlord UK tour titled One Man, One Guvnor: 20 years at the lager top. Read

Russell Kane hosts Vidiots

Russell Kane hosts Vidiots

Russell Kane is to host Vidiots, a panel show pilot in which comedians compete over viral video clips. Read

Underbelly Festival returns

Underbelly Festival returns

The Udderbelly Festival is back on London's Southbank until the 13th July. Lots of comedy on offer. Read

Want Doc Brown as a mentor?

Want Doc Brown as a mentor?

Comedian Doc Brown will be offering free mentorship and career guidance via the Noise Festival website. Info

Jason Manford footy shows

Jason Manford footy shows

Channel Dave has signed up Jason Manford to provide the voiceover for three football-based specials. Read

Tommy Cooper drama photos

Tommy Cooper drama photos

Photos from ITV's new drama focusing on Tommy Cooper. The comic is portrayed by David Threlfall. View