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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Win Cuckoo Series 1

Win Cuckoo Series 1

Win a copy of Series 1 of Cuckoo on DVD, the sitcom starring Greg Davies and Andy Samberg. Enter

Phoenix Nights to return?

Phoenix Nights to return?

Newspaper reports suggest that Peter Kay is working on bringing Phoenix Nights back for live shows. Read

Thom Tuck interview

Thom Tuck interview

Thom Tuck talks Munnery, Bambi, expensive dross at the Fringe, piles of rubbish on BBC3, and more. Read

Bill Kerr dies aged 92

Bill Kerr dies aged 92

Bill Kerr, who played Tony Hancock's dim-witted Australian sidekick, has died at the age of 92. Read

BBC Radio workshops

BBC Radio workshops

BBC Radio Comedy will be running comedy writing information sessions in London and Manchester. Read

Big School interviews

Big School interviews

David Walliams, Catherine Tate, Philip Glenister and Frances de la Tour talk about Big School Series 2. Read

Obituary: Lord Alan B'Stard

Obituary: Lord Alan B'Stard

Lord Alan B'Stard, First Marquess of Haltemprice, has died at the age of 58, it has been confirmed. Read

Frankie Boyle's big speech

Frankie Boyle's big speech

Frankie Boyle has blasted TV commissioning, Mock The Week, panel show booking, & other topics. Read

Edinburgh Comedy Awards

Edinburgh Comedy Awards

John Kearns, Alex Edelman and Phil Ellis are winners of the Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2014. Read

The Wrong Mans 2

The Wrong Mans 2

Plot details have been released about the 2nd series of James Corden and Mathew Baynton's comedy. Read