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The Rest Is History Tickets

Radio ComedyThe Rest Is History


RADA Studios, London

Returning Radio Comedy: Frank Skinner hosts a radio comedy discussion show to find out more about history.

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The Museum Of Curiosity Tickets

Radio ComedyThe Museum Of Curiosity


BBC Radio Theatre, London

Returning Radio Comedy: Radio panel show in which John Lloyd and his curators try to fill up their museum with curious objects.

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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 Croft & Pearce Show Tickets

Radio ComedyThe Croft & Pearce Show


RADA Studios, London

New Radio Comedy: Radio 4 sketch show starring Hannah Croft and Fiona Pearce.

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Sketchorama Tickets

Radio ComedySketchorama


The RADA Studios, London

Returning Radio Comedy: Radio 4's showcase of sketch acts. Featuring established and up-and-coming sketch groups performing in front of a live studio audience. Due to return on 5th August.

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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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QI Tickets

TV ComedyQI


London Studios

Returning TV Comedy: Panel game hosted by Stephen Fry and featuring Alan Davies. It contains lots of difficult questions and a large amount of quite interesting facts.

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Mock The Week Tickets

TV ComedyMock The Week


ITV London Studios

Returning TV Comedy: Topical panel show which takes a satirical look at the week's news. Hosted by Dara O Briain with regulars Hugh Dennis and Andy Parsons.

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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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It's Not What You Know Tickets

Radio ComedyIt's Not What You Know


BBC Radio Theatre, London

Returning Radio Comedy: Panel show testing the knowledge of panellists in regards to how well they know their own families and friends. Hosted by Miles Jupp.

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It's A Funny Old Week Tickets

TV ComedyIt's A Funny Old Week


ITV London Studios

New TV Comedy: Jason Manford presents stand-up comedy on what's been going on that week. Due to start in June.

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Intensive Carey Tickets

Radio ComedyIntensive Carey


The King and Queen, London

New Radio Comedy: Carey Marx tells the story of how he had a heart attack and the slow recovery thereafter.

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Catherine Tate's Nan Tickets

TV ComedyCatherine Tate's Nan


ITV London Studios

Returning TV Comedy: Catherine Tate stars as Nan in a BBC sitcom pilot featuring her sweary old grandmother character. New specials due to be shown in 2016.

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Breaking The News Tickets

Radio ComedyBreaking The News


Glasgow School Of Art

New Radio Comedy: Topical panel show hosted by Des Clarke for BBC Radio Scotland.

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Alfie Moore: It's A Fair Cop Tickets

Radio ComedyAlfie Moore: It's A Fair Cop


BBC Radio Theatre, London

Returning Radio Comedy: Radio 4 stand-up series starring policeman turned comedian Alfie Moore.

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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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A League Of Their Own Tickets

TV ComedyA League Of Their Own


Elstree Studios

Current TV Comedy: Sports panel show for Sky1. Hosted by James Corden, with regulars including Freddie Flintoff, Jamie Redknapp and Jack Whitehall.

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8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown Tickets

TV Comedy8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown


MediaCity, Salford

Current TV Comedy: The 8 Out Of 10 Cats regulars play the famous words and numbers quiz with the help of guests. There was also a Deal Or No Deal special.

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Omid Djalili interview

Omid Djalili interview

Omid Djalili discusses his acclaimed war documentary, plus Oliver Reed, tricky Joe Orton plays, bad TV recordings... Read

BBC Radio Contract Writers

BBC Radio Contract Writers

BBC Radio Comedy has announced the appointment of two new Contract Writers, Sarah Campbell and Liam Beirne. Read

Ben Miller Horrible Science

Ben Miller Horrible Science

Ben Miller is to star in Horrible Science, a new children's comedy-entertainment series for Children's ITV. Read

Sketchorama Series 4 acts

Sketchorama Series 4 acts

Isy Suttie will host acts including The Penny Dreadfuls, Frisky & Mannish, and Gein's Family Giftshop. Read

Hadrian's Wall charity gigs

Hadrian's Wall charity gigs

A 15-strong collective of comedians are hoping to raise more than laughs when they tackle Hadrian's Wall. Read

Catherine Tate's Nan

Catherine Tate's Nan

Catherine Tate is to return as her foul-mouthed OAP character Nan. She is set to record two specials for BBC TV. Read

Cast for BBC thriller Stag

Cast for BBC thriller Stag

Reece Shearsmith, Rufus Jones, Tim Key and Sharon Rooney are amongst the cast for BBC2 comic thriller Stag. Read

Knight & Gotobed interview

Knight & Gotobed interview

An interview with double act Rob Gotobed and Tony Knight. They provide lots of punchline filled answers. Read

Morecambe & Wise sitcom

Morecambe & Wise sitcom

Historian Graham McCann has revealed an aborted Morecambe & Wise sitcom pilot. Read

Flat TV gets full series

Flat TV gets full series

Tom Rosenthal and Naz Osmanoglu's Comedy Feeds sitcom Flat TV has been commissioned for a full series. Read

Room To Write interview

Room To Write interview

Laura Marks, the producer and director behind the BBC's Room To Write video sketches, shares some advice: Read

Cuckoo returns for Series 3

Cuckoo returns for Series 3

BBC Three's Cuckoo is to return for a third series. Greg Davies & Taylor Lautner will reprise their roles. Read

BBC Comedy Feeds 2015

BBC Comedy Feeds 2015

The BBC has announced six new pilots - SunnyD, Radges, People Time, Fishbowl, Dead Air and Funz And Gamez. Read

Frog and Bucket plaque

Frog and Bucket plaque

The Frog and Bucket club has celebrated its 21st birthday with a blue plaque for those that 'died' on its stage. Read

John Moloney interview

John Moloney interview

John Moloney introduces his new Radio 4 series and talks about how the comedy circuit is different nowadays. Read

Williams & Hancock show

Williams & Hancock show

A preview of Seriously Funny, a play at The Museum Of Comedy about Tony Hancock and Kenneth Williams. Read

Why We Need Ethnic Comedy

Why We Need Ethnic Comedy

In this article, comedy performer Inder Manocha discusses how ethnic comedy relates to the mainstream. Read

Trollied gets a Series 5

Trollied gets a Series 5

Sky1 sitcom Trollied will be back for a fifth series, star Jason Watkins (aka store manager Gavin) has confirmed. Read

'Making it' in comedy

'Making it' in comedy

Barry Ferns writes on the topic of what it means to 'make it' in comedy. Think carefully about your end goals. Read

Whose Line? is coming back

Whose Line? is coming back

Some of the stars of hit 1990s TV format Whose Line Is It Anyway? are reuniting for a series of live shows in London. Read

BAFTA TV Awards 2015

BAFTA TV Awards 2015

The winners of the BAFTA TV Awards 2015 have been revealed, including Jessica Hynes and Detectorists. Read

Not Going Out will return!

Not Going Out will return!

Lee Mack has revealed that his hit sitcom Not Going Out has not ended. It will return for a Christmas special. Read

Crims dropped by BBC Three

Crims dropped by BBC Three

BBC Three sitcom Crims has been dropped after just one series, the broadcaster has confirmed. Read

Nick Park's new film

Nick Park's new film

Nick Park and Aardman Animation, the creators of Wallace & Gromit and Shaun The Sheep, are making Early Man. Read

No Offence interviews

No Offence interviews

A guide to No Offence, the police-based comedy drama from the creator of Shameless. Lots more info: Read

David Mitchell interview

David Mitchell interview

David Mitchell talks about comedy and politics, as he prepares to co-host Channel 4's Alternative Election Night. Read

Reginald D Hunter interview

Reginald D Hunter interview

Reginald D Hunter is off on a tour of the UK. In this interview he talks about contrived outrage, and more: Read

Tom Davis interview

Tom Davis interview

We talk to comedy actor Tom Davis about his funny new improvised comedy series for BBC3, Murder In Successville. Read

Pub Landlord interview

Pub Landlord interview

We talk to the Pub Landlord as his drive for electoral victory comes to a head. Will he be voted in as an MP? Read

Red Dwarf XI & XII

Red Dwarf XI & XII

Good news. Dave has ordered two more new series of the cult sci-fi sitcom Red Dwarf, to air in 2016 and 2017. Read

Want to date a comedian?

Want to date a comedian?

Comedian Maddy Anholt explains her 2015 Fringe show, and how you could take her out on a date. Read

Hyde Park gigs line-ups

Hyde Park gigs line-ups

A host of stand-up stars are to perform at the Barclaycard British Summer Time Hyde Park gigs in London. Read

Zoe Lyons: Bad show names

Zoe Lyons: Bad show names

Top stand-up Zoe Lyons reveals to us the tours that never were... five show names that didn't make the grade. Read

Steve Pemberton interview

Steve Pemberton interview

Steve Pemberton discusses the reaction to the second series of Inside No. 9 and his hopes for a third series. Read

UKIP versus HIGNFY

UKIP versus HIGNFY

UKIP says comments made about Nigel Farage on Have I Got News For You have been biased against him. Read