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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Steve Coogan interview

Steve Coogan interview

Steve Coogan's shows are back on TV. He talks about Alan Partridge, Tommy Saxondale, The Trip and more. Read

Abandoman interview

Abandoman interview

Freestyle hip-hop duo Abandoman are just about the most impossible-to-follow act you've ever seen. Read

E4 orders Bad Robots

E4 orders Bad Robots

E4 has ordered Bad Robots, a hidden camera show involving electronic machines pranking the public. Read

Dora Bryan - RIP

Dora Bryan - RIP

Prolific actress Dora Bryan, who featured in comedies like Last Of The Summer Wine, has died. Read

Steve Coogan Outtakes

Steve Coogan Outtakes

Steve Coogan has been recording some voiceovers. Here's some of the funny ones which got cut out. Watch

More Brittas Empire?

More Brittas Empire?

Chris Barrie has expressed an interest in starring in a revival of the hit 1990s BBC sitcom The Brittas Empire. Read

COFILMIC submissions open

COFILMIC submissions open

The annual COFILMIC Film Festival has opened submissions for its 2014 competition. Read

Some Girls Series 3 filming

Some Girls Series 3 filming

Filming has started on Series 3 of BBC Three sitcom Some Girls. Read

Name That Tune Bill Bailey

Name That Tune Bill Bailey

Bill Bailey has hosted a pilot episode of a revival of the classic TV quiz show format Name That Tune. Read

Give Out Girls switches

Give Out Girls switches

Give Out Girls, the Sky Living sitcom set around a group of promo girls, is switching to Comedy Central. Read