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BBC announces annual Ronnie Barker Comedy Lecture

Wednesday 4th March 2015 @ 9pm

BBC announces annual Ronnie Barker Comedy Lecture The BBC has announced the creation of an annual Ronnie Barker Comedy Lecture, named in honour of the late writer and actor, and intended to address key current themes in British comedy.

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New Ben Miller sitcom from Worst Week Of My Life writers

Wednesday 4th March 2015 @ 9pm

New Ben Miller sitcom from Worst Week Of My Life writers Ben Miller will be reunited with the writers of The Worst Week Of My Life, Mark Bussell and Justin Sbresni, for new BBC One sitcom I Want My Wife Back.

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US star Tracey Ullman returns to the BBC

Wednesday 4th March 2015 @ 9pm

US star Tracey Ullman returns to the BBC Comedian Tracey Ullman, whose 1980s US series gave birth to The Simpsons, is to make a brand new series for the BBC, more than 30 years since last working for the corporation.

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Morgana Robinson gets her own BBC Two pilot

Wednesday 4th March 2015 @ 9pm

Morgana Robinson gets her own BBC Two pilot Morgana Robinson has been awarded her own sketch show pilot for BBC Two. Morgana & Friends will explore the world of celebrity both on and off camera.

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BBC Two confirms Harry & Paul retrospective

Wednesday 4th March 2015 @ 9pm

BBC Two confirms Harry & Paul retrospective BBC Two has confirmed it has commissioned a one-off programme celebrating the 25-year working partnership of Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse.

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Rory Bremner will return with post-election satire

Wednesday 4th March 2015 @ 9pm

Rory Bremner will return with post-election satire Rory Bremner will follow up his Coalition Report programme with an Election Report special after May's General Election.

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Kerry Howard to star in new sitcom Witless

Wednesday 4th March 2015 @ 9pm

Kerry Howard to star in new sitcom Witless BBC Three has commissioned a sitcom starring Him & Her's Kerry Howard, about two flatmates who go into witness protection.

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More Bad Education Movie details revealed

Monday 2nd March 2015 @ 8:36pm

More Bad Education Movie details revealed Sarah Solemani, Mathew Horne and Harry Enfield have now all been confirmed to be appearing in The Bad Education Movie.

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Vic & Bob confirm 25th anniversary live tour

Monday 2nd March 2015 @ 5:29pm

Vic & Bob confirm 25th anniversary live tour Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer will tour the country later this year with their Poignant Moments show, celebrating 25 years of their double-act.

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Channel 4 announces 6th annual O2 Comedy Gala

Monday 2nd March 2015 @ 12:19pm

Channel 4 announces 6th annual O2 Comedy Gala Channel 4 has confirmed a sixth year of its Comedy Gala fundraiser in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.

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Jack Whitehall confirms Bad Education Movie

Friday 27th February 2015 @ 2:14pm

Jack Whitehall confirms Bad Education Movie Jack Whitehall has confirmed that his hit BBC Three sitcom Bad Education is to become a movie. Filming is now underway in Cornwall.

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BBC Three to pilot hit live comedy format Funz And Gamez

Thursday 26th February 2015 @ 7:15pm

BBC Three to pilot hit live comedy format Funz And Gamez Funz And Gamez, the award-winning live comedy show hosted by Phil Ellis, is to be piloted as a TV show by the BBC.

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BBC Scotland announces multiple comedy commissions

Thursday 26th February 2015 @ 11:47am

BBC Scotland announces multiple comedy commissions BBC Scotland has unveiled its comedy plans for 2015. They include a full series for Two Doors Down, and the return of Burnistoun and Scot Squad.

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Harry and Paul lead RTS Awards nominations

Wednesday 25th February 2015 @ 10:47am

Harry and Paul lead RTS Awards nominations Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse lead the comedy-based nominations in the Royal Television Society Awards.

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Filming starts on new BBC Three sitcom Top Coppers

Wednesday 25th February 2015 @ 10:24am

Filming starts on new BBC Three sitcom Top Coppers Production is under way on Top Coppers, a new BBC Three comedy series starring John Kearns and Steen Raskopoulos as two weird detectives.

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Funz And Gamez

Funz And Gamez

TV version of the hit live show hosted by Phil Ellis. Guide

Search History

Search History

Comedy show hosted by Rich Hall which is based around internet search engines. Guide

The Cloud

The Cloud

Spaceship based sitcom from Graham Linehan and Adam Buxton. Guide

Safe Word

Safe Word

ITV2 panel show hosted by Rick Edwards where celebrity reputations are placed in the hands of comedians. Guide

Careless

Careless

Semi-autobiographical sitcom starring Jack Carroll as a comedian with cerebral palsy who appears on Britain's Got Talent. Guide

And God Laughs

And God Laughs

Radio panel show that takes a humorous look at religion in its many and varied forms. Guide

That's Rich

That's Rich

Sitcom pilot written by and starring Rich Fulcher. The comedy is set around a struggling adult shop. Guide

Katherine Ryan's Famous Celebrity Show

Katherine Ryan's Famous Celebrity Show

New comedy show hosted by Katherine Ryan, focusing on the "insane world of celebrity". Guide

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