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
3rd November

on Sky1
Trollied

TV ComedyTrollied

Sky1 sitcom set in a north-west budget supermarket, focusing on the lives of its staff.

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Monday
3rd November

on C4
Toast Of London

TV ComedyToast Of London

Sitcom starring Matt Berry as Steven Toast, an occasionally successful actor who finds himself in a series of tricky situations both off and on-stage.

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Monday
3rd November

on Gold
Monty Python's Best Bits (Mostly)

TV ComedyMonty Python's Best Bits (Mostly)

Five-part series celebrating the best of Monty Python's Flying Circus. Hugh Bonneville hosts.

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Wednesday
5th November

on Radio 4
James Acaster's Findings

Radio ComedyJames Acaster's Findings

Radio 4 comedy starring James Acaster.

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Friday
7th November

on BBC1 Scot
Still Game Live

TV ComedyStill Game Live

Television broadcast of the hit Still Game live show, based on the popular BBC Scotland sitcom.

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Tuesday
11th November

on Radio 4
What The Future?

Radio ComedyWhat The Future?

What is the future? How does it work? We may never know. But we can make stuff up. Because it's all in the future.

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Tuesday
11th November

on E4
Bad Robots

TV ComedyBad Robots

Hidden camera show in which electronic machines are rigged up to prank unsuspecting members of the public.

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Thursday
13th November

on BBC4
Puppy Love

TV ComedyPuppy Love

Comedy set around a Wirral-based dog training class. Written by and starring Joanna Scanlan and Vicki Pepperdine.

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Thursday
13th November

on Gold
Monty Python: The Meaning Of Live

TV ComedyMonty Python: The Meaning Of Live

Documentary focusing on the live shows by Monty Python, featuring rare backstage footage and new interviews.

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Thursday
13th November

on C4
Babylon

TV ComedyBabylon

Police-based comedy drama directed by Danny Boyle. James Nesbitt stars as Chief Constable Richard Miller.

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Sunday
16th November

on Radio 4
Hal

Radio ComedyHal

Radio 4 sitcom about a stay-at-home father who is having a mid-life crisis. Created by stqand-up Hal Cruttenden.

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Tuesday
25th November

on Sky Arts 1
Psychobitches

TV ComedyPsychobitches

A Sky Arts sketch show that sees some of history's most famous women psychoanalysed. Rebecca Front plays the therapist.

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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.

November
on Made In Leeds
Make It Plumb

TV ComedyMake It Plumb

Comedy pilot about jobbing tradesmen slap bang in the middle of their recovery from recession.

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December
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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10 Halloween Puns

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Robert Webb's new show

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The Tartan Special One

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Cofilmic 2014 winners

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Watch the winners of the Cofilmic Awards 2014 here, including This Glorious Monster and The Butcher. Watch

Tom Rosenthal hosts pilot

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Comedian Tom Rosenthal is to host a comedy pilot focusing on social media and our online behaviour. Read

Disappointing World

Disappointing World

Radio 4 will pilot a new comedy about disappointment and failure, hosted by Liam Mullone. Read

Live At The Apollo S10

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The full line-up of hosts and guests for the tenth series of Live At The Apollo, starting next month. Browse

The Lost Hancocks interview

The Lost Hancocks interview

Kevin McNally talks about taking on the role of legendary comedian Tony Hancock in The Missing Hancocks. Read

Jim Davidson competition

Jim Davidson competition

Win tickets to see Jim Davidson's stand-up show in London on Saturday 22nd of November. Enter

James Acaster interview

James Acaster interview

An interview with 'low energy' stand-up comedian James Acaster, who has been having a great year. Read

What's your rapper name?

What's your rapper name?

Find out what your rapper name is, via this tool designed by Curtis from TV sketch show Cardinal Burns. Try It

Clubbed To Death

Clubbed To Death

A funny satirical short story featuring the characters of new book Clubbed To Death reacting to a problem. Read

Manford in The Producers

Manford in The Producers

Jason Manford is to star as Leo Bloom in the new UK tour of the hit Broadway musical The Producers. Read

Miranda to end

Miranda to end

Miranda Hart has confirmed that the two Christmas specials of her hit sitcom will be the show's finale. Read

Stand-up course diary

Stand-up course diary

A blog from Craig Beadle discussing what caused him to decide to sign up to a stand-up course. Read

At Last The 1948 Show found

At Last The 1948 Show found

Two missing episodes of pre-Monty Python sketch series At Last The 1948 Show have been discovered. Read

Brendon Burns on RHLSTP

Brendon Burns on RHLSTP

Outspoken stand-up comic Brendon Burns is the guest on this week's episode of Richard Herring's podcast. Listen

Kirsty Wark sketch show

Kirsty Wark sketch show

Newsnight presenter Kirsty Wark will host a new sketch show skewering the possibilities of the future. Read

Big Comedy Conference

Big Comedy Conference

Men Behaving Badly creator Simon Nye is amongst the latest speakers for The Big Comedy Conference. Details

Win signed Detectorists DVD

Win signed Detectorists DVD

We've got copies of the new Detectorists DVD to give away - they've been signed by Mackenzie Crook. Enter

Brotherhood now filming

Brotherhood now filming

Production has now commenced on Brotherhood, Comedy Central UK's first studio audience sitcom. Read

Boy In The Dress cast

Boy In The Dress cast

Jennifer Saunders, Tim McInnerny and Meera Syal are amongst the cast for The Boy In The Dress. Read

How Do I Get Up There?

How Do I Get Up There?

The up-and-coming sketch group 'How Do I Get Up There?' talk about their new BBC Scotland pilot. Read

Jenny Bede interview

Jenny Bede interview

Jenny Bede talks to BCG about filming her music-based BBC Three impressions show pilot AAA. Read

ITV returns to Palladium

ITV returns to Palladium

ITV will return to the London Palladium in 2015 for a second revived series of the comic variety format. Read

Jason Byrne interview

Jason Byrne interview

Jason Byrne talks about why Father Figure didn't work, his next TV show, and touring his new live show. Read

The Dawson Bros US sitcom

The Dawson Bros US sitcom

British writing team The Dawson Brothers are working on The Spencer Tapes, a sitcom for NBC. Read

The IT Crowd USA 2

The IT Crowd USA 2

A second attempt is to be made to re-work Channel 4 sitcom The IT Crowd for American audiences. Read