Channel 4 Comedy Showcase 2009
Here is a guide to the six comedy pilots that made up Channel 4's 2009 Comedy Showcase season. Pete Versus Life was originally part of this line-up too, but it was fast-tracked to a full series instead.
Campus, PhoneShop and The Increasingly Poor Decisions Of Todd Margaret all became series.
The cast has been announced for Richard Marsh: Cardboard Heart, a Radio 4 sitcom about a man who writes poetry. Read
Profiles of the six comedians who will take part in the 2015 Musical Comedy Awards 2015 final in London in April. Read
The latest episode of the political panel show podcast. It includes a discussion about what satire is. Listen
Jessica Hynes's suffragette sitcom Up The Women will not return for a third series. BBC2 has given it the axe. Read
The Barbican has invited eight stars from the world of comedy to select their favourite classic comedy films. Read
Holly Willoughby has signed up to present Play To The Whistle, a sports-based comedy panel show for ITV. Read
Ray Peacock explains why he has decided to open up about his suicide attempt in his latest stand-up show. Read
A speech by TV executive Huw Wheldon revealed that the BBC nearly didn't make the Dad's Army series. Read
Keith Lemon is to star in a one-off special on ITV2 celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Back To The Future film. Read