British Comedies: 2013

Launched in 2013

The following British comedy shows made their broadcast debut in 2013.

Also broadcast in 2013

At least one new episode of the following shows were also broadcast in this year.

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