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Elstree Film & TV Studios

Returning TV Comedy: Glee star Kevin McHale hosts a panel show about internet stars. Seann Walsh and Chris Stark at the captains.

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There Is No Escape Tickets

Radio ComedyThere Is No Escape


BBC Maida Vale Studios

New Radio Comedy: Sitcom starring Andrew Lawrence and Diane Morgan, about a man dissatisfied with life and feebly attempting to improve his lot.

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The News Quiz Tickets

Radio ComedyThe News Quiz


BBC Radio Theatre, London

Returning Radio Comedy: A long-running satirical Radio 4 panel show that takes a look at the week's more humourous news stories.

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The Missing Hancocks Tickets

Radio ComedyThe Missing Hancocks


BBC Radio Theatre, London

Returning Radio Comedy: Five lost episodes of the legendary radio sitcom Hancock's Half Hour re-recorded to mark the show's 60th anniversary.

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The Football's On Tickets

TV ComedyThe Football's On


BT Studios, London

Returning TV Comedy: Football chat show hosted by Ian Stone, with a series of comic guests.

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The Dog Ate My Homework Tickets

TV ComedyThe Dog Ate My Homework


BBC Pacific Quay, Glasgow

Returning TV Comedy: School themed panel show for CBBC hosted by Iain Stirling.

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Room 101 Tickets

TV ComedyRoom 101


BBC Elstree Studios

Returning TV Comedy: Frank Skinner hosts Room 101, where celebrities compete in a series of themed rounds to get their most hated item banished forever.

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Newsjack Tickets

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BBC Radio Theatre, London

Returning Radio Comedy: Topical satirical sketch show on Radio 4 Extra. The programme has an 'open door' policy allowing anyone to submit material. New series starts 10th September.

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Live At The Apollo Tickets

TV ComedyLive At The Apollo


Hammersmith, London

Returning TV Comedy: Stand-up comedy performances from the biggest acts on the circuit. The first two series were hosted by Jack Dee.

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Celebrity Juice Tickets

TV ComedyCelebrity Juice


Elstree Film & TV Studios

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

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Bull Tickets

TV ComedyBull


Pleasance Theatre

New TV Comedy: Studio sitcom for UKTV Gold about a man who runs an antiques shop.

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Bring The Noise Tickets

TV ComedyBring The Noise

New TV Comedy: Music-based panel show. Hosted by Ricky Wilson, with team captains Nicole Scherzinger and Tinie Tempah and panellist Katherine Ryan.

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Birds Of A Feather Tickets

TV ComedyBirds Of A Feather


Pinewood Studios

Returning TV Comedy: Sitcom about a pair of mis-matched sisters and their glamorous friend, who all live together in Essex.

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The Week That Wasn't Tickets

The Week That Wasn't


ITV London Studios

Brand New Pilot: Topical comedy show presented by Jolyon Rubinstein and Heydon Prowse.

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Bun Club Tickets

Bun Club


RADA Studios, London

Brand New Pilot: Radio 4 sketch show starring Justin Edwards, Mel Giedroyc and Jim Howick.

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Bring The Noise

Bring The Noise

Ricky Wilson is to host a new music-based panel show for Sky1. Katherine Ryan will be a regular panellist. Read

Cast for Aliens

Cast for Aliens

Michael Socha and Michaela Coel will lead the cast of Aliens, E4's comic drama about a group of extra-terrestrials. Read

Susan Calman's first book

Susan Calman's first book

Susan Calman has signed a deal to write her first book, about living and coping with depression. Read

Royal Albert Hall comedy

Royal Albert Hall comedy

The world famous Royal Albert Hall is launching a series of late night gigs in its Elgar Room. Full details: Read

Boy Meets Girl interviews

Boy Meets Girl interviews

Rebecca Root and Harry Hepple talk about taking on the lead roles in the BBC's new sitcom Boy Meets Girl. Read

Cradle To Grave

Cradle To Grave

Writer Jeff Pope introduces BBC series Cradle To Grave, and we hear from some of the key cast members too. Read

New Al Murray MP sitcom

New Al Murray MP sitcom

A new Al Murray sitcom is in development, which would see his Pub Landlord character become an MP. Read

Dapper Laughs gets live DVD

Dapper Laughs gets live DVD

Controversial comedian Dapper Laughs is to release his own live stand-up DVD later this year. Read

Sam Simmons wins Foster's

Sam Simmons wins Foster's

Sam Simmons, Sofie Hagen and Karen Koren's Gilded Balloon have won the 2015 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards. Read

Malcolm Hardee Awards

Malcolm Hardee Awards

Michael Brunström, Matt Roper and Laurence Owen were the winners of the Malcolm Hardee Awards 2015. Read

Luke McQueen's surprise

Luke McQueen's surprise

Luke McQueen's Fringe show is all about how he was in a double act with Jack Whitehall. He got a surprise. Watch

SYTYF? competition results

SYTYF? competition results

Luca Cupani has been named as the winner of the 2015 So You Think You're Funny? competition final. Read

The Making Of Dad's Army

The Making Of Dad's Army

The BBC is to dramatise the story of how writers Jimmy Perry and David Croft made Dad's Army. Read

The Bun Club

The Bun Club

Justin Edwards, Mel Giedroyc and Jim Howick are set to star in new Radio 4 show Bun Club. Read

Sketch Comedy Reawakens

Sketch Comedy Reawakens

As sketch group Daphne get nominated for the Foster's Award, Chris Head detects stirrings in the world of sketch. Read

Frank Skinner documentary

Frank Skinner documentary

Frank Skinner and Suzy Klein will present Thank You For Being A Lovely Audience, a new BBC Four documentary. Read

Crimes Against Comedy

Crimes Against Comedy

In this exclusive photoshoot, some of the comedians at the Fringe reveal what their final gig request would be. View

Video: Neil Henry proposes

Video: Neil Henry proposes

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

Lee Nelson stage invaded

Lee Nelson stage invaded

Watch the moment comedian The Wee Man gives serial stage invader Lee Nelson a taste of his own medicine. Watch

ITV2 orders 4 comedies

ITV2 orders 4 comedies

ITV2 has ordered four shows: Sniggaz, All About The Bants, Comedy Basement and The Ty And Ky Show. Read

Olivia Colman in new sitcom

Olivia Colman in new sitcom

Channel 4 has commissioned a full series of Flowers, a new sitcom starring Olivia Colman & Julian Barratt. Read

Malcolm Hardee nominees

Malcolm Hardee nominees

The nominees for the 2015 Malcolm Hardee Awards at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival have been announced. Read

Cold Feet revival rumours

Cold Feet revival rumours

ITV is reportedly in talks to bring back Cold Feet, its popular comedy drama about three Manchester couples. Read

BBC axes House Of Fools

BBC axes House Of Fools

House Of Fools, the sitcom written by and starring Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer, has finished after two series. Read

Top 10 Fringe jokes

Top 10 Fringe jokes

A joke about mobile phones, written by comedian Darren Walsh, has been named the best Edinburgh Fringe joke. Top 10

Bad Robots Series 2

Bad Robots Series 2

Ben Spiteri, the writer-producer of Bad Robots, talks about creating Series 2. Read

At the Fringe: Mark Thomas

At the Fringe: Mark Thomas

Si Hawkins meets the activist comic Mark Thomas in a clandestine Edinburgh bar to talk about his new show. Read

Richard Gadd wins award

Richard Gadd wins award

Richard Gadd has been named the winner of The Amused Moose Comedy Award 2015 at the Edinburgh Fringe. Read

Blackadder revival rumours

Blackadder revival rumours

Sir Tony Robinson has given one of the strongest hints yet about a possible Blackadder revival. Read

Andrew Lawrence sitcom

Andrew Lawrence sitcom

Andrew Lawrence is to star in his own BBC Radio 4 sitcom, There Is No Escape, alongside Diane Morgan. Read

Do Not Disturb

Do Not Disturb

TV channel Gold has commissioned a one-off hour long comedy drama starring Catherine Tate and Miles Jupp. Read

Comedy Poster Awards

Comedy Poster Awards

Michael Stranney and Olaf Falafel have won the Edinburgh Comedy Poster Awards 2015 prize for marketing: View

John Finnemore stage show

John Finnemore stage show

Radio 4 star John Finnemore has announced a two week run of a new live stage show in London. Read

Chris Ramsey interview

Chris Ramsey interview

Stand-up comedian Chris Ramsey is taking part in C4 series Time Crashers. He admits he found it hard to film: Read

Steen Raskopoulos interview

Steen Raskopoulos interview

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