Channel 4 Comedy Showcase 2007

Channel 4 Comedy Showcase. Channel 4 broadcast six new comedy pilots in 2007 under the 'comedy showcase' heading. It was considered a very successful set of pilots as three of them (The Kevin Bishop Show, Plus One and Free Agents) went on to full series...

Other People

TV ComedyOther People

Broadcast: Fri 5th October 2007

Sitcom pilot about an ex-child star who, 20 years on, is now working in a sofa shop. Greg is bored, unhappy and still hurting on the inside.

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Ladies And Gentlemen

TV ComedyLadies And Gentlemen

Broadcast: Fri 12th October 2007

Sitcom pilot following the lives and loves of a group of 30-something friends who share a London house... in 1865.

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Plus One

TV ComedyPlus One

Broadcast: Fri 19th October 2007

What do you do when your girlfriend leaves you to marry Duncan from boyband Blue? You decide to outshine them on their wedding day.

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The Eejits

TV ComedyThe Eejits

Broadcast: Fri 26th October 2007

Maurice and Gerard are two would-be musicians whose ambitions far outreach their abilities, but that doesn't stop them from dreaming.

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Free Agents

TV ComedyFree Agents

Broadcast: Fri 9th November 2007

A dark and poignant romantic sitcom following a 'will they, won't they' couple. Stars Stephen Mangan, Sharon Horgan and Anthony Head.

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The Kevin Bishop Show

TV ComedyThe Kevin Bishop Show

Broadcast: Fri 23rd November 2007

Fast-paced Channel 4 sketch show built around Kevin Bishop. Includes a number of celebrity impressions.

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Bad Education interviews

Bad Education interviews

The cast of Bad Education talk about what looks set to be the final series of the hit school sitcom. Read

W1A to return for Series 2

W1A to return for Series 2

W1A, the sitcom which mocks the BBC's management culture, is to return for a second series in 2015. Read

Bad Bridesmaid - Holly Burn

Bad Bridesmaid - Holly Burn

Holly Burn talks about how her cover was almost blown whilst filming on ITV2 show Bad Bridesmaid. Read

Is a Scottish kilt a skirt?

Is a Scottish kilt a skirt?

Extract from eBay. A Scottish seller gets into an argument over whether his kilt is technically a skirt. Read

Derek to end with special

Derek to end with special

Ricky Gervais says his Channel 4 show Derek will end after a final special episode. Read

Comic calendar Kickstarter

Comic calendar Kickstarter

Stand-up John Cooper has launched a Kickstarter drive to fund a calendar of his stand-up comic strips. Read

Stephen Fry's new book

Stephen Fry's new book

Details have been released about More Fool Me, the candid new memoir book from Stephen Fry. Read

Sir Donald Sinden dies

Sir Donald Sinden dies

Acclaimed actor Sir Donald Sinden, star of Two's Company and Never The Twain, has died at the age of 90. Read

John Cleese tour

John Cleese tour

John Cleese is to tour the UK in a series of live shows themed around his autobiography. Read

Siblings Series 2

Siblings Series 2

Siblings, the sitcom starring Charlotte Ritchie and Tom Stourton, is to return for a 2nd series. Read