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.
Stand-up Mark Smith may not have the most memorable name, but he's using that to his advantage. Read
Former BBC Comedy executive Micheál Jacob takes a look at creating and writing television sitcom. Read
We've got a copy of the Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa script book to give away... signed by Steve Coogan. Read
Two short films made by Goon Show star Peter Sellers are to be shown for the first time in 50+ years. Read
Mark Watson and Henning Wehn are to star in Kia's Road to Rio, a six football travel series for Dave. Read
Entries are now open for a competition which aims to name the UK's funniest blog or Twitter feed. Details
Chris O'Dowd's hit Sky1 sitcom Moone Boy is to become a series of books for kids with a publishing deal. Read
Fresh Meat star Charlotte Ritchie, and Totally Tom's Tom Stourton have been cast in BBC Three's Siblings. Read
A joke competition has come up with the top ten new Christmas cracker jokes. Have a read here: Read
Up-and-coming stand-up comedian Steve Bugeja has won the BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2013. Read