BBC Comedies

This page lists the comedies broadcast on these stations...

Note: the list below may not be complete as we are still researching the history of some of these channels.

British Comedy Broadcast By BBC Network Of Channels

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Inside No. 9 - Series 3

Inside No. 9 - Series 3

Casting has been revealed for Inside No. 9 Series 3, including Felicity Kendal and Morgana Robinson. Read

Cold Feet - Series 6

Cold Feet - Series 6

The cast of ITV comedy drama Cold Feet have reunited for the first time in 13 years, ahead of Series 6. Read

Citizen Khan Series 5

Citizen Khan Series 5

BBC One has announced that it has commissioned a fifth series of Adil Ray's family-based sitcom Citizen Khan. Read

Boy Meets Girl Series 2

Boy Meets Girl Series 2

The BBC has confirmed it has ordered Series 2 of its new sitcom Boy Meets Girl. Filming begins soon. Read

Steve Coogan is Stan Laurel

Steve Coogan is Stan Laurel

Steve Coogan is set to star as Stan Laurel in the BBC's forthcoming Laurel & Hardy comedy drama Stan And Ollie. Read

Michael McIntyre's new show

Michael McIntyre's new show

BBC One has confirmed that Michael McIntyre will return to the channel later this year with a brand new series. Read

Shaun The Sheep at Oscars?

Shaun The Sheep at Oscars?

The Shaun The Sheep Movie has been nominated for Best Animated Feature in the 2016 Academy Awards. Read

Fags, Mags & Bags is back

Fags, Mags & Bags is back

Fags, Mags & Bags, Radio 4's sitcom set in a Scots-Asian corner shop, is to return for a sixth series. Read

Channel 4 gets Loaded

Channel 4 gets Loaded

Channel 4 is making Loaded, a comedy drama about four life-long friends who become multi-millionaires. Read

E4's Foreign Bodies

E4's Foreign Bodies

E4 has ordered Foreign Bodies, a comedy drama about a gang of travellers embarking on a trip around Asia. Read

Simon Callow in The Rebel

Simon Callow in The Rebel

Simon Callow is to star in in a new sitcom on TV channel Gold called The Rebel. He will play an anarchic pensioner. Read

ITV orders Doc Martin 8

ITV orders Doc Martin 8

ITV has ordered an eighth series of Doc Martin, its hit comedy drama starring Martin Clunes. Read

Tracey Ullman's Show 2?

Tracey Ullman's Show 2?

Tracey Ullman's Show looks set to return for a second series, with both the BBC and the star up for making more. Read

Crashing interview

Crashing interview

Phoebe Waller-Bridge, the creator of Channel 4's Crashing, talks about the comedy drama here. Read

Missing Dad's Army animated

Missing Dad's Army animated

A Stripe For Frazer - an episode of Dad's Army which was wiped - is to be released as an animation via BBC Store. Read

Michael McIntyre tops DVDs

Michael McIntyre tops DVDs

With 297,003 units sold, Michael McIntyre's Happy & Glorious was the best selling DVD at Christmas 2015. Read

BBC2 wants new topical show

BBC2 wants new topical show

BBC Two is looking for a comedy variety format, with Saturday Night Live one of the shows named as an example. Read

Birds Of A Feather interview

Birds Of A Feather interview

Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson, Lesley Joseph, Charlie Quirke and Samuel James chat about Series 12. Read

Cariad Lloyd interview

Cariad Lloyd interview

In 2015 she did QI, HIGNFY, Peep Show, a massive Edinburgh show, and has a new BBC One sitcom in the can. Read

Jessie Cave doodles

Jessie Cave doodles

Take a look at some doodles Jessie Cave has drawn, which are linked to her comedy show I Loved Her. View

It's Not Rocket Science

It's Not Rocket Science

It's Not Rocket Science is a new ITV show hosted by Romesh Ranganathan, Rachel Riley and Ben Miller. Read

Tinkershrimp & Dutch

Tinkershrimp & Dutch

Nickelodeon UK has commissioned Tinkershrimp & Dutch, an online animated time-travelling comedy series. Read

Sofie Hagen interview

Sofie Hagen interview

From messed-up, Westlife-obsessed teen to an Edinburgh award winner, Sofie Hagen has come a long way. Read

Russell Brand: Santa letter

Russell Brand: Santa letter

Here is the letter that Russell Brand sent to Father Christmas in 2015. He's not sure that he exists?!? Read

Sunny D gets a full series

Sunny D gets a full series

Sunny D, the sitcom pilot written by and starring comedian Dane Baptiste, has been given a full series by BBC Three. Read

New Vicious special

New Vicious special

Ian McKellen, Derek Jacobi and Frances De La Tour are to return to ITV for a special episode of Vicious. Read

Josh - Series 2

Josh - Series 2

BBC Three has ordered a second series of Josh, the sitcom about three flatmates starring Josh Widdicombe. Read

Not Going Out sequel plans

Not Going Out sequel plans

A family-centric sequel to hit sitcom Not Going Out is in development, Lee Mack has confirmed. Read

Royal Family soap opera

Royal Family soap opera

Channel 4 is making The Windsors, a 'comedy soap opera' featuring characters from the Royal Family. Read

New Morgana Robinson show

New Morgana Robinson show

Morgana Robinson's new sketch show of impressions for BBC Two has been ordered for a full series. Read

Top 20 Christmas gags

Top 20 Christmas gags

Why does Ed Miliband like advent calendars? He gets to open the door to number 10. More here: Read

Julia Davis: Robin's Test

Julia Davis: Robin's Test

Julia Davis has created a new six-part comedy series for Sky Atlantic. Robin's Test focuses on a camping trip. Read

Rose d'Or Awards 2015

Rose d'Or Awards 2015

Stephen Fry, Psychobitches, Catastrophe, The Graham Norton Show and Newsjack have won Rose d'Or Awards. Read

Weirdos for Christmas #1

Weirdos for Christmas #1

Ahead of their Christmas panto, the Weirdos comedy collective select their favourite festive songs. Read

BBC2 gets Upstart Crow

BBC2 gets Upstart Crow

Upstart Crow, written by Ben Elton, will focus on William Shakespeare. David Mitchell will star as the Bard. Read

ITV2 gets impossible again

ITV2 gets impossible again

ITV2 has ordered another series of The Almost Impossible Game Show, with comedy duo The Rubberbandits. Read

Tripped interviews

Tripped interviews

Blake Harrison, George Webster and Georgina Campbell talk about what it was like to film E4's sci-fi comedy. Read

Crackanory interviews

Crackanory interviews

Some of those reading stories in Series 3 of Crackanory talk about their tales, and what makes a great story. Read

Grotto @ The HoHo Theatre

Grotto @ The HoHo Theatre

A festive comedy club has popped up in London in an old city institution. Here's some pictures from the launch. Read

Uncle - Series 3

Uncle - Series 3

BBC Three sitcom Uncle is to return for a third series, with Nick Helm and Elliot Speller-Gillott both returning. Read

Ann Summers comedy drama

Ann Summers comedy drama

ITV is making Brief Encounters, a six-part comedy drama based on the book by Ann Summers boss Jacqueline Gold. Read

Chewing Gum - Series 2

Chewing Gum - Series 2

E4 has ordered a second series of Chewing Gum, the new sitcom written by and starring Michaela Coel. Read

Stewart Lee to publish book

Stewart Lee to publish book

Stewart Lee is to publish a new book. Content Provider will feature a selection of his newspaper columns. Read

Sue Perkins panel show

Sue Perkins panel show

BBC2 has announced Insert Name Here. Sue Perkins hosts, with captains Richard Osman and Josh Widdicombe. Read

Fawlty Towers live

Fawlty Towers live

John Cleese is to oversee the first official Fawlty Towers stage adaptation in Australia next year. Read

Sky Arts Christmas specials

Sky Arts Christmas specials

Sky Arts is making 12 scripted festive comedy short episodes featuring up-and-coming comic actors. Read

Russell Kane interview

Russell Kane interview

Russell Kane talks to BCG about growing up, being mistaken for other people, and his future comedy ambitions. Read

Leicester Comedy Festival

Leicester Comedy Festival

The programme for Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival - which runs from 3rd to 21st February 2016 - is out: Read

Yuriko Kotani wins award

Yuriko Kotani wins award

Japanese stand-up Yuriko Kotani has won the 2015 BBC Radio New Comedy Award, after a public vote. Read

Cold Feet back for Series 6

Cold Feet back for Series 6

Hit ITV comedy drama Cold Feet is to return for a brand new sixth series, it has been confirmed. Read