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Trodd en Bratt get a second series on Radio 4

Tuesday 30th September 2014 @ 7:05pm

Trodd en Bratt get a second series on Radio 4 Radio 4 has ordered a second series of Trodd En Bratt Say 'Well Done You', the sketch show written by and starring Lucy Trodd and Ruth Bratt.

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Harry Hill to star as Professor Branestawm in BBC comedy

Tuesday 30th September 2014 @ 12:16pm

Harry Hill to star as Professor Branestawm in BBC comedy Harry Hill is to star in Professor Branestawm, a BBC One family comedy drama adapted by Charlie Higson from Norman Hunter's classic children's books.

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Comedy Central working on UK version of Drunk History

Tuesday 30th September 2014 @ 11:03am

Comedy Central working on UK version of Drunk History Comedy Central UK is to pilot a British re-make of hit American comedy format Drunk History. Jimmy Carr will provide the voice over.

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ITV developing Ann Summers comedy

Thursday 25th September 2014 @ 10:02am

ITV developing Ann Summers comedy ITV is developing Good Vibrations, a TV comedy based on the autobiography by Ann Summers boss Jacqueline Gold.

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Jason Manford to host new ITV comedy game show Bring Me Sunshine

Tuesday 23rd September 2014 @ 3:40pm

Jason Manford to host new ITV comedy game show Bring Me Sunshine Comedian Jason Manford is to host a new ITV comedy game show in which couples will fight to win a holiday.

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The Revolution Will Be Televised takes on America

Friday 19th September 2014 @ 4:59pm

The Revolution Will Be Televised takes on America Hit BBC Three satirical prank show The Revolution Will Be Televised returns to screens in October, and has now taken on the American establishment.

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Alex Horne and Greg Davies star in new show Taskmaster

Friday 19th September 2014 @ 10:46am

Alex Horne and Greg Davies star in new show Taskmaster Alex Horne and Greg Davies will star in Taskmaster, a new show for channel Dave in which comedian guests have to undertake various challenges.

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Peter Kay to star in Danny Baker's comedy?

Friday 19th September 2014 @ 10:05am

Peter Kay to star in Danny Baker's comedy? A newspaper report suggests Peter Kay will play the father in Danny Baker's Cradle To Grave comedy drama.

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Toast Of London wins prestigious Rose d'Or award

Thursday 18th September 2014 @ 11:38am

Toast Of London wins prestigious Rose d'Or award Matt Berry's Channel 4 sitcom Toast Of London has won the sitcom award at the prestigious international Rose d'Or Awards. Bridget Christie won in the radio category.

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Alexander Armstrong and Kevin Eldon star in new Danger Mouse

Thursday 18th September 2014 @ 7:24am

Alexander Armstrong and Kevin Eldon star in new Danger Mouse Alexander Armstrong, Kevin Eldon and Dave Lamb will voice the new series of Danger Mouse, due on CBBC next year.

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Daniel Rigby to star in police sitcom Undercover

Thursday 18th September 2014 @ 7am

Daniel Rigby to star in police sitcom Undercover TV channel Dave has announced it has ordered Undercover, a new sitcom about a covert police officer. Daniel Rigby will take the lead role.

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Jack Whitehall to host Channel 4's Feeling Nuts special

Tuesday 16th September 2014 @ 2:42pm

Jack Whitehall to host Channel 4's Feeling Nuts special Jack Whitehall is to host Feeling Nuts, a one-off Channel 4 comedy show which aims to help spread understanding of the risks of testicular cancer.

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Jon Richardson engaged to fellow comedian Lucy Beaumont

Tuesday 16th September 2014 @ 12:45pm

Jon Richardson engaged to fellow comedian Lucy Beaumont Jon Richardson has asked his girlfriend - fellow stand-up comedian Lucy Beaumont - to marry him. She has accepted his proposal.

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Filming begins on Still Open All Hours series

Tuesday 16th September 2014 @ 11:36am

Filming begins on Still Open All Hours series A full series of Still Open All Hours is now filming with cameras rolling in Doncaster. All the main cast from the Christmas special are due to return.

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W1A to return for Series 2

Monday 15th September 2014 @ 2:54pm

W1A to return for Series 2 W1A, the sitcom which mocks the BBC's management culture, is to return for a second series in 2015.

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Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations

Comedy about the lingerie retailer Ann Summers. Guide

Bring Me Sunshine

Bring Me Sunshine

Comedy game show hosted by Jason Manford is which a holiday can be won. Guide

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