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The Last Leg Tickets

TV ComedyThe Last Leg


Fountain Studios, London

Current TV Comedy: Topical comedy show reviewing the topics of the week. Hosted by Adam Hills with the help of Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker. Broadcast live.

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The John Bishop Show Tickets

TV ComedyThe John Bishop Show


Hackney Empire, London

New TV Comedy: Comedy and entertainment variety show hosted by John Bishop.

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The Graham Norton Show Tickets

TV ComedyThe Graham Norton Show


London Studios

Current TV Comedy: Comic chat show presented by Graham Norton. The biggest names in showbiz join the host on his sofa.

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The Football's On Tickets

TV ComedyThe Football's On


BT Studios, London

Current TV Comedy: Football chat show hosted by Ian Stone, with Doc Brown and a series of comic guests.

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Sunday Night At The Palladium Tickets

TV ComedySunday Night At The Palladium


London Palladium

Returning TV Comedy: Revival of the variety series that presents entertainment talent, including comedians and speciality acts. Returns soon.

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Sisters Tickets

Radio ComedySisters


The RADA Studios, London

New Radio Comedy: Radio sitcom written by and starring Susan Calman, about the love/hate relationship you can never escape.

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Simon Evans Goes To Market Tickets

Radio ComedySimon Evans Goes To Market


BBC Radio Theatre, London

Returning Radio Comedy: Radio 4 show in which Simon Evans sets himself the challenge to make economics funny.

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Play To The Whistle Tickets

TV ComedyPlay To The Whistle


Fountain Studios, London

Current TV Comedy: Sports-based comedy panel show hosted by Holly Willoughby.

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Mountain Goats Tickets

TV ComedyMountain Goats


BBC Glasgow

Returning TV Comedy: Studio audience sitcom about a ragtag family of Mountain Rescue volunteers.

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Mitch Benn Specials Tickets

Radio ComedyMitch Benn Specials


Various, London

New Radio Comedy: Mitch Benn discusses the work of various music stars in shows recorded in front of live audiences.

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Jon Richardson's To Do List Tickets

Radio ComedyJon Richardson's To Do List


RADA Studios, London

New Radio Comedy: Panel show hosted by Jon Richardson.

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Channel 4's Alternative Election Night Tickets

TV ComedyChannel 4's Alternative Election Night


Pinewood Studios

Returning TV Comedy: Satirical comedy shows broadcast live on Election Night 2010 and Election Night 2015.

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Celebrity Juice Tickets

TV ComedyCelebrity Juice


Elstree Film & TV Studios

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

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Bennett Arron Is Jewelsh Tickets

Radio ComedyBennett Arron Is Jewelsh


Cardiff

New Radio Comedy: Stand-up show for BBC Radio Wales in which Bennett Arron discusses being both Jewish and Welsh.

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Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled Tickets

TV ComedyAlan Davies: As Yet Untitled


The Hospital Club, London

Returning TV Comedy: Alan Davies talks to four fellow comedians around a table. There are no set topics or agenda.

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Alan Carr: Chatty Man Tickets

TV ComedyAlan Carr: Chatty Man


ITV London Studios

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

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The Jonathan Ross Cookery Panel Show Tickets

The Jonathan Ross Cookery Panel Show


ITV London Studios

Brand New Pilot: Comedy panel show based around 'the art of food, the skill of cooking and the enormous fun of eating'. Hosted by Jonathan Ross.

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Jonathan Ross cooking show

Jonathan Ross cooking show

Jonathan Ross is to present a food-themed comedy panel show pilot. The format is described as 'mouth watering'. Read

Missing TV sketch shows?

Missing TV sketch shows?

The organisers of London Sketchfest ponder why there's hardly any sketch shows on TV nowadays. Read

The John Bishop Show

The John Bishop Show

John Bishop will present a new eight-part comedy and entertainment variety show on BBC One on Saturday nights. Read

Channel 5 is back

Channel 5 is back

Good news. Channel 5 is to start showing British comedy again, following a deal with Comedy Central. Read

BBC Salford Sitcom Showcase

BBC Salford Sitcom Showcase

Funz And Gamez, Fishbowl and Barbara Nice are amongst the comedy that will be showcased at the BBC event: Read

Jim Howick to star in Stag

Jim Howick to star in Stag

Jim Howick will star in Stag, a comedy thriller for BBC Two from The Wrong Mans director Jim Field Smith. Read

BBC Two orders 'Mum'

BBC Two orders 'Mum'

BBC Two has commissioned Mum, a new sitcom from the writer and producers of hit BBC Three sitcom Him & Her. Read

Sky Arts slapstick comedies

Sky Arts slapstick comedies

Kevin Eldon, Johnny Vegas, Kim Cattrall, Vic Reeves and Frank Skinner star in four physical comedies on Sky Arts. Read

Ballot Monkeys preview

Ballot Monkeys preview

Top comedy writers Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin introduce their new political sitcom, Ballot Monkeys. Read

Channel 4's Election Night

Channel 4's Election Night

Channel 4 is bringing back its Alternative Election Night format on 7th May, with Jeremy Paxman & David Mitchell. Read

Frankie and Benny

Frankie and Benny

Robert Ross celebrates the memories of Frankie Howerd and Benny Hill, who died on Easter weekend 1992. Read

Jan Etherington interview

Jan Etherington interview

We talk to one of the writers of Lynda Bellingham sitcoms Second Thoughts & Faith In The Future, now on DVD. Read

Lee Nelson interview

Lee Nelson interview

Now on a nationwide tour, we talked to Lee Nelson about his plans for the future, politics, and his new look. Read

Friday Night Dinner 4

Friday Night Dinner 4

Channel 4 has ordered a fourth series of Robert Popper's award-winning sitcom Friday Night Dinner. Read

Have you made a short film?

Have you made a short film?

Short Com is open for comedy film submissions for its 2015/2016 touring schedule of screenings. Read

Win a comedy writing book

Win a comedy writing book

We have three copies of Masterclass: Writing Comedy, the new tutorial book by Lesley Bown, to hand out. Enter

Get Started In Stand-Up

Get Started In Stand-Up

We've got some copies of Logan Murray's great tutorial book Get Started In Stand-Up to hand out to comedians. Enter

Dave's Election Night

Dave's Election Night

Channel Dave is to broadcast a one-off documentary focusing on Al Murray as he lobbies in the General Election. Read

Alan Partridge book sequel

Alan Partridge book sequel

A sequel to Alan Partridge's smash hit autobiography, I, Partridge, will be published in 2016. Read

Zig and Zag are back!

Zig and Zag are back!

CBBC has ordered a 26-part animated sitcom series focused around former Big Breakfast characters Zig & Zag. Read

Kevin McHale interview

Kevin McHale interview

Kevin McHale talks about how he nearly said no to hosting Virtually Famous, and panel shows in the USA. Read

BAFTA nominations

BAFTA nominations

The shortlists for the 2015 BAFTA Television Awards have been announced. Here's the comedy nominees: Read

Terry Jones - Bath Plug

Terry Jones - Bath Plug

Monty Python star Terry Jones has received Bath Comedy Festival's first ever 'Bath Plug Award'. Pictures

Blake Harrison gets Tripped

Blake Harrison gets Tripped

The Inbetweeners star Blake Harrison will take the lead role in Tripped, a comedy drama series for E4. Read

E4 orders Aliens comedy

E4 orders Aliens comedy

E4 has ordered Aliens, a show about a group of extra-terrestrials forced to live in a segregated community. Read

Max & Ivan on their R4 show

Max & Ivan on their R4 show

Comedy double-act Max & Ivan attempt to introduce their Radio 4 series to us in this funny article written by them. Read

Bethan Roberts wins in Bath

Bethan Roberts wins in Bath

Bethan Roberts has been named the winner of Bath Comedy Festival's 2015 New Act Of The Year contest. Read

Sue Perkins panel show

Sue Perkins panel show

Sue Perkins will host the pilot episode of Insert Name Here, a new comedy panel show format for BBC Two. Read

As Yet Untitled - Series 3

As Yet Untitled - Series 3

Unscripted chat format Alan Davies As Yet Untitled is to return to Dave for a third series. There'll be 10 episodes. Read

David Mitchell's new sitcom

David Mitchell's new sitcom

David Mitchell has signed up to play William Shakespeare in Upstart Crow, a sitcom pilot for BBC Two. Read

You, Me & Them interviews

You, Me & Them interviews

Seven members of the cast of UKTV Gold sitcom You, Me & Them talk about the second series of their show. Read

39 Steps - 4 play 139 roles

39 Steps - 4 play 139 roles

The 39 Steps is one of the West End's longest-running and funniest plays. We take a look at the show here. Read

Seann Walsh interview

Seann Walsh interview

A quick chat with Seann Walsh about his stand-up tour, and his role as a team captain on Virtually Famous. Read

The Interviews - new series

The Interviews - new series

Kenneth Williams and The Two Ronnies are amongst the comedians profiled in new Gold series The Interviews. Read

Radio 4's Cardboard Heart

Radio 4's Cardboard Heart

The cast has been announced for Richard Marsh: Cardboard Heart, a Radio 4 sitcom about a man who writes poetry. Read