Here is a list of DVDs recommended by the editors of this website. We've put these DVDs on this page as they are either currently on sale for a bargain price, one of our all-time favourite series, or a top new release worth checking out...
Here are the complete first 4 series from the highly acclaimed comedy from Graham Linehan. The short story is that in the dark and shabby basement, the company's IT Support Team - bitter slacker Roy (Chris O'Dowd), socially inept Moss (Richard Ayoade), and their new boss, computer illiterate Jen (Katherine Parkinson) - rule their own domain of professional irresponsibility, mega-nerd ecstasy, and random acts of personal insanity.
1 x double-sided...
Release Date: 27th September 2010 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (4 discs) Distributor: 2 Entertain
Legendary British comedian and Squire of Knotty Ash, Ken Dodd, tells jokes and offers anecdotes from his lengthy career in showbiz in front of a special celebrity audience.
Release Date: 10th May 2010 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (1 disc) Distributor: ITV Studios Home Entertainment
Sid James stars as successful travelling stationery salesman and average family man Sid Abbott in this classic television comedy. A man who would give anything for a quiet life, his position as head of the chaotic Abbott household is constantly being eroded by the harassment and seemingly unreasonable demands made by his family - wife and sparring partner Jean, (Diana Coupland), groovy, art school dropout son Mike (Robin Stewart) and schoolgirl daughter Sally (Sally Geeso...
Release Date: 1st September 2008 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (12 discs) Distributor: Network
This collection contains all 37 surviving episodes, from 1956 to 1961, of the classic TV sitcom written by Galton and Simpson, featuring East Cheam's most famous resident, Tony Hancock, alongside supporting stars including Sid James and Kenneth Williams.
Sadly, 17 episodes from the series are missing believed wiped, but their scripts are included in PDF form amongst the set's extras.
Release Date: 22nd October 2007 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (8 discs) Distributor: 2 Entertain
The biggest stand-up gig in history in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital. With a stellar comedy line-up including Alan Carr, Michael McIntyre, Lee Evans, Bill Bailey, Rob Brydon and Jack Dee - this spectacular, must-see DVD was filmed live at London's O2 Arena.
The profits from this DVD go to Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.
Release Date: 26th April 2010 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (1 disc) Distributor: Universal Pictures
The classic 1960s British comedy series about a middle aged man and his elderly father who run an unsuccessful 'rag and bone' business. Harold (the son) wants to better himself but his father always seems to ruin things, sometimes accidentally and other times deliberately.
Release Date: 29th October 2007 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (13 discs) Distributor: 2 Entertain
This 7-disc set contains all three series of Yes Minister, and both series of its sequel, Yes, Prime Minister.
Please note that this set has been re-issued on a number of occasions, merely with differing artwork.
Release Date: 15th October 2006 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (7 discs) Distributor: 2 Entertain
Desmond's follows the exploits of Peckham barber shop proprietor Desmond Ambrose, his wife Sheila, three children and an assortment of locals and regulars.
Includes a bonus documentary about the late Norman Beaton (Desmond): Beaton But Unbowed - A Tribute To An Artist.
Release Date: 30th September 2007 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (1 disc) Distributor: 4DVD
Shun your Shakespeare, chuck away your Chaucer, destroy your DVDs of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle! You've got to make shelf space for the complete box set of Maid Marian And Her Merry Men. Never has so much fun and lunacy been crammed into one small cardboard container. If you tried to squeeze in even one more tiny joke, it would squash the others so badly they'd jump out and run home crying to their mummies.
Marvel at the relatively young Tony Robinson's hilarious cavortings in t...
Release Date: 21st September 2008 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (8 discs) Distributor: Eureka Entertainment
Featuring the entire series of Jeeves And Wooster based on the characters created by P.G. Wodehouse.
Jeeves And Wooster is one of the most delightful period comedy series in TV history. Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie have captured the wit and sophistication of P.G Wodehouse and manage to portray the marvellous, light hearted atmosphere in which the stories were originally set to perfection. Now you can enjoy every episode at your leisure in this delightf...
Release Date: 5th September 2011 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (8 discs) Distributor: ITV Studios Home Entertainment
This amazing 26-disc set, the complete Only Fools And Horses, has been reissued with new packaging.
Presented as a leopard-skin photograph album, this complete Only Fools And Horses twenty-six disc set is a must have for serious fans of the Trotters and their escapades. It contains all the episodes from the seven series plus all the specials. Lovely jubbly indeed!
Release Date: 16th October 2006 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (26 discs) Distributor: 2 Entertain
Modern life is rubbish. Nobody talks to each other, work is dull and we are made to feel inadequate by everyone and everything around us. Features the complete series of comedy guru Armando Iannucci's sketch shows.
Release Date: 4th September 2006 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (1 disc) Distributor: Fremantle Home Entertainment
This set includes series one and two of the sitcom where a smoking room in a large company becomes the place to hide for a group of personnel misfits. It doesn't matter if you don't smoke, it's the place for a work break.
A great value set containing all 17 episodes plus extras.
Release Date: 16th October 2006 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (4 discs) Distributor: Cinema Club
This DVD set includes all 13 episodes of Bromwell High - seven of which were never broadcast on British television. Extras include a behind the scenes featurette and a selection of deleted scenes.
Release Date: 1st October 2006 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (1 disc) Distributor: 2 Entertain
All four series of the late 1960s British television comedy George And The Dragon starring Sid James.
James plays George Russell, chauffeur to the aristocratic Colonel Maynard (John Le Mesurier). The Colonel has immense trouble in keeping a housekeeper, as the lecherous George can't keep his hands to himself. However, George might have met his match when the formidable Gabrielle Dragon (Peggy Mount) is hired.
Release Date: 24th January 2005 Product Type: DVD (4 discs) Distributor: Network
Cricket - the sport of gentlemen - takes on new dimensions in this cheeky British comedy about the foibles and follies of married life.
Kevin and Maggie Costello live for the moment, constantly expressing their affection for each other in outrageous ways. Roger and Mim Dervish, on the other hand, lead a quiet life, reserving their passions for the seemingly more subdued activities of cricket and tea cakes. But when the Costellos and Dervishes meet at a cricket match, the collision of opposing...
Release Date: 6th April 2008 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (4 discs) Distributor: Network
TV talkshow and radio personality Alan Partridge is Steve Coogan's most famous and celebrated character. This all-encompassing collection consists of all the episodes of Knowing Me, Knowing You (including the Christmas special) and its follow-up I'm Alan Partridge.
The set's myriad of exras include deleted scenes, documentaries, episode commentaries, Comic Relief appearances, and much more.
Release Date: 16th November 2009 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (6 discs) Distributor: 2 Entertain
Human Remains is a darkly comic series about six very different, very offbeat, and very engrossing couples who unwittingly expose the dynamics of their dysfunctional relationships.
The Human Remains DVD features a generous package of extras, including deleted scenes and outtakes.
Release Date: 29th September 2003 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (1 disc) Distributor: 2 Entertain
This deluxe edition includes fantastic digitally remastered episodes plus a whole host of special features, many of which are completely exclusive to this DVD set.
All four series fully remastered; brand new audio commentaries with Rowan Atkinson & John Lloyd, Stephen Fry, Ben Elton, Richard Curtis & John Lloyd, Tony Robinson & Tim McInnerny; Blackadder Rides Again, a special documentary to mark the 25th Anniversary; exclusive extended interviews with Richard Curtis & Ben...
Release Date: 15th June 2009 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (7 discs) Distributor: 2 Entertain
Royston Vasey - It may look like every bleak provincial town you've ever seen, but as for the locals...
Over thress series and a Christmas special we follow the strange, macabre and shocking stories of some of the residents. Edward and Tubbs, brother and sister shopkeepers whose only desire is to keep their customers local and find a bridge for their 'offspring'. Pauline the demonic Restart Officers whose control problem with pens leads to a hostage situation and a touching tale of transvesti...
Release Date: 30th May 2005 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (5 discs) Distributor: 2 Entertain
Who would have thought retirement could be so chaotic? Certainly not querulous Victor Meldrew, one of tree-lined suburbia's perennial complainers, or his long suffering wife Margaret. When he's forced to take early retirement, Victor suddenly has plenty of time on his hands to rage against the petty annoyances of life. But there's one thing to remember in the Meldrew household - whatever can go wrong often does and it usually spells disaster for Victor...
Includes all 6 series plus all of the...
Release Date: 4th October 2010 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (12 discs) Distributor: 2 Entertain
Comedian, actor, folk singer and TV presenter Jasper Carrott first came to national attention in 1975 with his top five double-A-side hit single, Funky Moped/Magic Roundabout.
Thirty-five years on, he remains one of Britain's best-loved comic performers. His many awards include a BAFTA (for Carrott's Lib) and a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2008 British Comedy Awards; he has twice been voted TV Personality of the Year, and received an OBE in [y]20...
Release Date: 28th February 2011 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (1 disc) Distributor: Network
The complete Series One. The complete Series Two. The special.
What more could you want from an 8 disc collectors' edition?
Extras, you say? Well fret not, for this release has them in spades:
Audio commentaries from members of the cast on episodes 1, 2, 5 and 9
'Behind The Scenes' featurette
Cast and crew biographies
Green Wing Phenomena documentary
Green Wing music tracks
Guy Ball feature
A 12 page booklet
Release Date: 15th October 2007 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (8 discs) Distributor: 4DVD
From the team behind cult series The League Of Gentlemen, this bizarre gothic comedy sees a chain of events triggered when a mysterious letter writer contacts five seemingly disparate characters with the chilling message: 'I know what you did'.
An embittered hook-handed clown, a desperately misguided midwife, a lovestruck telekinetic dwarf, a blind avaricious collector and a murder-obssessed manchild: all are affected in different ways by the letters, and their already bizarre lives ar...
Release Date: 3rd August 2009 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (1 disc) Distributor: 2 Entertain
Frankie Howerd, one of the 20th Century's best-loved comics, left behind a wide variety of work. Arguably his most well-known and loved role was that of Lurcio in Up Pompeii!, available on DVD here for the first time.
Contents are as follows:
Up Pompeii! Pilot episode (1969)
Up Pompeii! Series 1 (1970)
Up Pompeii! Series 2 (1970)
Further Up Pompeii! Special (1975)
Then Churchill Said To Me (1982)
Comedy Greats: Frankie Howerd
The Comedy Greats DVD contains sketch...
Release Date: 16th October 2006 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (5 discs) Distributor: 2 Entertain
This special edition marks the 30th Anniversary of one of the greatest situation comedies British television has ever seen. John Cleese provides audio commentaries on all 12 episodes.
Exclusive commentaries by John Cleese
2009 extended interviews
Includes exclusive interview with Connie Booth
Interviews with John Cleese, Prunella Scales and Andrew Sachs.
Series 1 director's commentary by John Howard Da...
Release Date: 19th October 2009 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (3 discs) Distributor: 2 Entertain
Journalist, presenter, broadcaster, husband, father, vigorous all-rounder - Alan Partridge - a man with a fascinating past and an amazing future. Gregarious and popular, yet Alan's never happier than when relaxing in his own five-bedroom, south-built house with three acres of land and access to a private stream. But who is this mysterious enigma?
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Release Date: 29th September 2011 Product Type: Book Distributor: Harper Collins
Eight series, 137 episodes, over 20 discs. This is the complete collection of ITV's sitcom spin-offs from the popular Doctor... series of books, also popular films from Rank: Doctor In The House, Doctor At Large, Doctor In Charge, Doctor At Sea and Doctor On The Go.
Doctor In The House follows the exploits of student doctors Upton (Barry Evans), Waring (Robin Nedwell), Stuart-Clarke (Geoffrey Davies) and Colli...
Release Date: 10th November 2008 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (20 discs) Distributor: Network
Relive the entire hilarious series 1 of That Mitchell and Webb Look on DVD.
The DVD is bursting with well loved characters such as Sir Digby Chicken Ceasar, Angel Summoner and BMX Bandit, as well exclusive extras including, outtakes, behind the scenes and a M&W documentary. A must for any fans of Mitchell & Webb and the hit series Peep Show.
Special features include outtakes, a special documentary, and behind the scenes footage.
Release Date: 29th October 2007 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (1 disc) Distributor: Contender Entertainment Group
A television comedy which centres around the relationship between two neighbours, as they attempt to live and work together, and their long suffering wives. This box set features the complete collection from all 8 series of the popular show.
Release Date: 18th April 2011 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (8 discs) Distributor: Fremantle Home Entertainment
Contains all four movies, all four TV series, Monty Python Live At The Hollywood Bowl, and a sample of the 'personal best' releases.
This is almost identical to an earlier set, but this time with no t-shirt or inflatable parrot!
Release Date: 16th February 2009 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (11 discs) Distributor: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
This 6 disc set contains all the series of this classic Man About The House spin-off.
The acclaimed series follows dispassionate landlord George Roper (Brian Murphy - Last Of The Summer Wine) and his upwardly mobile wife Mildred (Yootha Joyce - Nearest And Dearest), as they move from working class life to 46 Peacock Crescent, and thus to suburbia. The move is long awaited for domineering Mildred, who climbs the social ladder to middle class with gusto. Georg...
Release Date: 6th October 2008 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (6 discs) Distributor: Network
Morecambe and Wise are the greatest comedy double act ever to grace our TV screens. The fabulous mixture of sketches, musical numbers, insights into their 'home' life and the plays 'wot Ernie wrote' brought them audiences in the millions.
On stage they were living legends with Eric's raised eyebrows, Des O'Connor jibes and cheeky catchphrases putting every audience in the palm of their hands. And, of course, the stars - from Shirley Bassey and Elton John to Laurence Ol...
Release Date: 3rd October 2010 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (20 discs) Distributor: 2 Entertain
Without a doubt one of the most popular and endearing of ITV sitcoms, On The Buses ran for a tremendous seven series along with three feature films and a spin-off featuring Blakey on the Costa del Sol!
For the first time ever, both series and all of the films are gathered together in one hilarious set. Reg Varney stars as jack-the-lad Stan Butler and Bob Grant as clippie Jack Harper, employees whose unwavering objective was to get through the day with the minimum o...
Release Date: 19th September 2011 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (15 discs) Distributor: Network
From 1971 to 1987, over 12 series, four Christmas specials and two classic silent films, Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett combined to produce one of the most popular television comedy series ever made.
From their introduction, "And in a packed programme tonight..." to the "Goodnight from him" finale, viewers savoured every moment. The 'Four Candles' and 'Mastermind' sketches, the Piggy Malone and Charley Farley stories and the hilarious musical numbers have a speci...
Release Date: 17th September 2012 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (27 discs) Distributor: 2 Entertain
The entire first and second series, plus Christmas special, of sitcom Dear John...., where upon finding his wife has left him for his best friend, John joins the 1-2-1 Club, a local encounter group for the divorced and separated.
Here he meets the feisty Kate, the bland, bespectacled Ralph, the exuberant Kirk St. Moritz, resplendent in white suit and medallion, and of course club founder Louise, who asks everyone with relish "Were there any sexual problems?"
Release Date: 9th May 2010 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (4 discs) Distributor: Acorn Media UK Ltd
Great artwork and packaging, if nothing else. This massive box set contains every surviving episode of the sublime wartime comedy Dad's Army.
Release Date: 29th October 2007 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (14 discs) Distributor: 2 Entertain
Are You Being Served? was broadcast for 13 years, from 1972 to 1985. It was set in the department store, Grace Brothers and was written mainly by Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft.
The idea for the show came from Lloyd's brief period working at Simpson's of Piccadilly in the early 1950s, a clothing store that traded for over 60 years until 1999.
Now you can buy all 10 series, including the Christmas specials - although sadly not spin-off Grave & Favour...
Release Date: 13th September 2010 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (10 discs) Distributor: 2 Entertain
This 6 disc box set contains all 27 episodes of classic sitcom Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads?, and the 8 surviving episodes of its predecessor, The Likely Lads:
Older Women Are More Experienced
The Last Of The Big Spenders
Goodbye To All That
The Other Side Of The Fence
This classic comedy series stars Rodney Bewes and James Bolam as Geordies Terr...
Release Date: 16th October 2006 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (6 discs) Distributor: 2 Entertain
Includes all 28 episodes from the TV series, plus the movie.
A genuine British comedy classic, the popularity of Rising Damp remains unparalleled some 25 years after the first transmission. Detailing the day-to-day events at Rigsby's dingy boarding-house in which the landlord from hell, Rupert Rigsby prowled around his dilapidated eyrie, poking his nose into his lodgers' affairs.
In the feature length movie, Rigsby (Leonard Rossiter) is still intending to make Miss Jones (...
Release Date: 31st August 2008 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (5 discs) Distributor: ITV DVD
The first three series and the specials of Armando Iannucci's political sitcom, starring Peter Capaldi as the most foul-mouthed man in politics: Malcolm Tucker.
Release Date: 19th April 2010 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (4 discs) Distributor: 2 Entertain
Sid Balmoral James is a hard-working layabout, gambler and con artist, hanging out in Charlie's Nosh Bar and on the Soho streets, occasionally stopping off at Liz's drinking club to borrow money to pay off his gambling debts and cons gone wrong.
Includes all 10 surviving episodes of the 1960s sitcom, all but a Hancock's Half Hour spin-off, starring Sid James, as created and written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton (Series 1), and continued by Sid Green and ...
Release Date: 6th February 2012 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (2 discs) Distributor: Acorn Media UK Ltd
12,000,000 television viewers saw the outrageous Freddie Starr perform at the top of his form in front of a brave, understandably nervous, star-studded audience...
This, the highest-rated, Audience With show ever, was witnessed live by a host of TV celebrities including Patsy Palmer, Vanessa Feltz, Garry Bushell, The Jourdanaires, Peter Stringfellow, Torvill & Dean, Mr Motivator, Dale Winton and many more.
Includes footage not suitab...
Release Date: 13th June 2005 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (1 disc) Distributor: Universal Pictures
Outnumbered follows the daily chaos of family life with two parents and three young children locked in an unequal contest. Containing strong elements of improvisation, this comedy is an honest portrayal of the well-meaning parental incompetence that happens in most homes, as Mum and Dad attempt to raise their kids with the minimum of emotional damage for all concerned.
Includes all the episodes from Series 1 to 4, and a host of juicy extras.
Release Date: 21st November 2011 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (6 discs) Distributor: 2 Entertain
Occupied France seems an unlikely choice for a sitcom setting. However, that's the genius of the BBC gem 'Allo 'Allo!. Taking a decidedly unfunny premise (the Nazi occupation of France) and combining it with a hilarious cast of characters made this one of the most beloved comedy series. René Artois (Gordon Kaye) may own a café in Nouvion, but he occupies his time with his two mistresses, a meddling wife, and La Résistance. Featuring giggle-inducing double entendres, this baw...
Release Date: 2nd November 2009 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (16 discs) Distributor: Universal Playback
From the often bizarre pen of One Foot In The Grave writer David Renwick comes the entire first four series of this very popular BBC drama series.
Working from his home in a converted windmill, Jonathan Creek (Alan Davies) is a magician with a natural ability for solving puzzles. He soon puts this ability to another use: solving murders. Together with his journalist sidekick played by Caroline Quentin, and later by Julia Sawalha (and now in this updat...
Release Date: 27th September 2010 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (9 discs) Distributor: 2 Entertain
Debuting on ITV's opening weekend in 1955, Sunday Night At The London Palladium swiftly established itself as one of the weekly televisual highlights for the British viewing public. Lasting fourteen years until 1969 (and enjoying a revival in the 1970s), the show gained average viewing figures of 14 million and Top Ten placings most weeks, and was one of the core shows that helped establish commercial television in the UK, transcending class, denomination and age grou...
Release Date: 10th October 2011 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (5 discs) Distributor: Network
Robert Hardy takes a dual role in Andrew Marshall and David Renwick's (Whoops Apocalypse, 2point4 Children, One Foot In The Grave) razor-sharp satire depicting the ongoing shenanigans of the day-to-day running of a tabloid newspaper. Co-starring Richard Wilson (One Foot In The Grave) as former TV presenter Dicky Lipton - employed to clean up the newspaper - and Geoffrey Palmer (As Time Goes By) as 'managing editor' Harry Strin...
Release Date: 18th October 2010 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (2 discs) Distributor: Network
History with the nasty bits left in! Based on the bestselling series of books for kids (and for adults, but they just won't admit it), Horrible Histories is an anarchic, surprising and unconventional take on history's most gruesome and funny moments.
Foul facts, rotten rulers, beastly battles and evil inventions feature in horribly hilarious sketches, songs, cartoons and quizzes - all linked by the show's host, a talking rat! Liberally splattered with guts, blood and poo, [c]Horrible ...
Release Date: 10th May 2010 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (2 discs) Distributor: 2 Entertain
Hailed by Time Magazine as "a movie" and the Chicago Reader as "full of stuff", Monty Python And The Holy Grail follows King Arthur and his band of less-than-merry men across the English countryside as they search for the elusive Grail. See flying cows, killer rabbits, vestal virgins and various forms of shrubbery as the Knights of the Round Table run away from peril at every possible moment. See the movie which critics universally agree is about 92 minutes long!
Release Date: 26th March 2012 Product Type: Region 2 Blu-ray (1 disc) Distributor: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Ronnie Barker stars as Arkwright, the tight-fisted stammering shop-keeper, who would rather risk instant amputation than replace his death-trap of a till. A young David Jason plays Granville, Arkwright's ill-fated, over-worked, sexually-frustrated errand boy, while Lynda Baron is Nurse Gladys Emmanuel, the owner of an awesome bosom and an old Morris Minor and is the object of the grocer's undying lust.
Contains the original 1973 pilot, and every episode from the fo...
Release Date: 12th October 2009 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (4 discs) Distributor: 2 Entertain
More details have been revealed about new Jim Henson Company series That Puppet Game Show. Read
The BBC has launched its New Comedy Award talent-finding initiative for 2013, with entry details now available. Read
Lucy Porter explains how her life touring stand-up is a bit less rock 'n' roll than Motorhead's Lemmy. Read
David Threlfall, who plays Frank in Shameless, is to portray Tommy Cooper in a new ITV biopic. Read
The trailer for the new movie written by Richard Curtis. It's a romantic comedy featuring some time travel. Watch
Al Murray has revealed he wishes to make a film featuring his pub landlord character. Full story here: Read
A look at the impresive Spring & Summer 2013 comedy titles from The British Film DVD collection. Read
Mock The Week will be back in June - and will now be filmed in HD. Here's details on what to expect. Read
Did you used to read the Mr Men books? If so, do you remember the adventures of bad Mr Nazi? Watch
A BBC Comedy sketch. Ever been on a bad date? Ever dated a dog? This committed Christian has... Watch
A video featuring every utterance of the word 'drink' in Father Ted. Try and keep count - it's hard! Watch
Celebrated writing duo Ray Galton and Alan Simpson are to be honoured with a blue plaque unveiling in June. Read
A video of the cast of The Look Of Love, including star Steve Coogan, talking about the new Soho-set film. Watch
Billy Connolly and Ben Miller are amongst the cast for the new film by the writers of Outnumbered. Read
A second series of BBC Three sitcom Some Girls is now being filmed. Find out what is in store here: Read
Unique performance comedian Jessie Cave provides a guide to how to host a book club. Well, sort of. Read
Lee Evans has announced Monsters, a 51 date arena tour which will kick off in August 2014. More info here: Read
Channel 4 has commissioned No Offence, a Victorian police comedy from Shameless creator Paul Abbott. Read
More information on the 3rd series of Channel 4's uni comedy Fresh Meat, which begins filming in June. Read
Watson & Oliver have a last minute song entry for the Eurovision song contest. Here's the video: Watch
The cast of Horrible Histories are going to star in Bill, a new comedy film about William Shakespeare. Read
Ricky Gervais is creating a series of online videos for YouTube called Learn Guitar With David Brent. Read
Dawson Bros. Funtime, the BBC Three sketch show pilot, is now up for an international award. Read
Craig Campbell's new stand-up show is being released on iTunes. Find out more and see a preview clip. Read
America's FOX has commissioned a full series remake of Ruth Jones and James Corden's Gavin & Stacey. Read
An interview with Eric Chappell. He talks about creating Rising Damp, and the new stage adaptation. Read
A fast-paced animated online sketch show series featuring surreal elements and a host of characters. Watch
The Harry Hill Movie is coming later this year. Julie Walters and Jim Broadbent are amongst the actors. Read
Filming has started on the third series of Sky1 comedy drama Stella. Patrick Baladi is joining the cast. Read
Lee Mack is writing a UK remake of hit US sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond. Catherine Tate will co-star. Read
The IT Crowd one-off special, which will wrap up the sitcom, is set to be filmed in a few weeks' time. Read
The trailer for The World's End, the much anticipated new film starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. Watch
On his 100th birthday, biographer Robert Ross reflects on the legacy of comedy legend Sid James. Read
Interviews with Josh Weinstein, Emma Kennedy and Doc Brown, from CBBC comedy Strange Hill High. Read
A Richard Herring podcast special recorded at the Machynlleth Comedy Festival. With guests Pappy's. Listen
Paul Kerensa's book is about stand-up and religion. Here he imagines God in the audience of a gig: Read
Channel 4 is poised to commission a third series of Jewish family sitcom Friday Night Dinner. Read
Channel 4 has commissioned a 2nd series of The Mimic, the sitcom starring Terry Mynott as Martin Hurdle. Read
Sky Living has ordered a comedy called Give Out Girls, a sitcom about the world of street promotions. Read
Paul Merton is writing his memoirs. The currently un-titled autobiography will be in shops in September. Read
Check out The Chaos, a new online sitcom about a prog-rock band involved in a murder. Watch
ITV has reportedly axed Great Night Out, its comedy drama about four lads living in Stockport. Read
Plans for another Inbetweeners film in 2014 are underway... but the plot is still currently unknown. Read
A peak of almost 6 million people tuned in to see the first new sitcoms on ITV since 2008 this week. Details
Comedy Central has ordered more from The Alternative Comedy Experience, Stewart Lee's stand-up show. Read
Marcel Lucont - the 'French' stand-up comedian - tells us a few home truths about our country. Interview
An interview with US comedian Eddie Pepitone, who is performing a three week run in London. Read
BBC Three has ordered eight new comedy pilots to be published on the iPlayer platform. Read
Pirate radio station mockumentary People Just Do Nothing has been given a four-part series by BBC 3. Read
BBC Three has ordered a series of Nick Helm sitcom Uncle, piloted in 2012 by Channel 4. Read
Him & Her Series 4, set during Laura & Paul's wedding, will be the BBC Three sitcom's finale. Read
Interviews with Nick Grimshaw, Rickie & Melvin and Rochelle Humes from BBC3's Sweat The Small Stuff. Read
A look at some classic characters and how they dealt with the issue of long-term unemployment. Read
BBC Three sitcom Pramface has reportedly been renewed and will return for Series 3 in 2014. Read
BBC One is to film a version of Gangsta Granny, the popular children's story written by David Walliams. Read
Rob Brydon has confirmed a second series of BBC comedy The Trip is to be filmed... in Italy. Read
BBC Two has ordered a full series of Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer's studio sitcom House Of Fools. Read
A detailed guide to new ITV sitcom The Job Lot, including interviews with the principle cast members. Read
Aardman Animations have confirmed they are working on a Shaun The Sheep film, to be released in 2015. Read
Interviews with the cast of new ITV sitcom Vicious, including Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Derek Jacobi. Read
BBC Three has given Bluestone 42, its comedy about an army bomb disposal unit, a second series. Read
A topical podcast written by up-and-coming writers and recorded in front of a live audience. It's sharp. Listen
Latitude Festival, which takes place in Suffolk in July, has announced a huge line-up of 60+ comedians. Read
David Mitchell, Lauren Laverne and Jimmy Carr talk about presenting the topical show 10 O'Clock Live. Read
Russell Howard is apparently co-writing a film about 'a man who falls in love with his family again'. Read
A clip from Simon Munnery's unique Fylm Makker DVD. He doesn't appear on stage, but uses a camera. Watch
Big Brother star Brian Belo is co-writing and will star in a comedy drama pilot called Team Panache. Read
Al Murray talks in-depth about his early career in this Mat Ricardo's London Varieties podcast from April. Listen
Jody Latham talks about returning to Shameless to take on the role of Lip again for the final series. Read
Cassetteboy have edited together footage to make it sound like Jeremy Kyle says some dirty things. Watch
Another charming animation from the Simon's Cat series. This time the feline discovers what TV is about. Watch
Hugh Dennis is to host the pilot of Blow A Billion, a new comedy format being made for channel Dave. Read
Marcus Brigstocke has been given his own BBC Radio 4 stand-up series. It will be called The Brig Society. Read
Mrs Brown's Family Handbook, an illustrated hardback book, is to be released this autumn. Read
The Udderbelly Festival is back on London's Southbank. Here's some info on the comedy you can see: Read
Find out which characters will be back for the new sixth series of hit ITV holiday-based show Benidorm. Read
A clip of Steve Coogan appearing in The Look Of Love, the new film based around the soho clubs. Watch
With The News Quiz now on Series 80, here's an interesting video talking about how it was created. Watch
Sky has commissioned a 14-part series of Duck Quacks Don't Echo, a new series hosted by Lee Mack. Read
Alan Carr has signed a new Channel 4 deal for £4 million. He'll do Chatty Man, and make a sitcom pilot. Read
Have you discovered Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast yet? It's up for a Sony Award! Listen
A video featuring every utterance of the word 'feck' in Father Ted. Three minutes of rudeness. Read
Doc Martin will soon be in book format too, with two novelisations due in shops later this year... Read
A promotional video clip to promote Nick Grimshaw's new BBC3 comedy show, Sweat The Small Stuff. Watch
A study by us has shown that Last Of The Summer Wine was repeated 483 times so far this year. Read
Lee Mack has confirmed that Not Going Out will return for a seventh series, and two Christmas specials. Read
Double act Hill & Weedon have been named the winners of the 2013 Musical Comedy Awards. Read
Frankie Boyle's Rehabilitation Programme, the 2011 pilot that never made it to TV, is now on the internet. Watch
Sarah Solemani talks about writing and starring in Aphrodite Fry, including having to film a nude scene. Read
An interview with Rufus Hound. He talks about his role in the hit stage show 'One Man, Two Guvnors'. Read
An interview with writer and performer Richard Marsh, who has a new show on Radio 4 called Love And Sweets. Read
The line-up for Radio 4's Sketchorama has been revealed. Sketch group Absolutely will reform for it. Read
Cast details have been revealed for David Walliams's new sitcom, Big School. It's an impressive list. Read
An interview with Middlesbrough's own master of the mystic arts... and a funny man too, Pete Firman. Read
Musical group Barbershopera get TLC's lyrics mixed up and end up singing about Cub Scouts instead. Watch
Sketch group Four Screws Loose have made this music video about the low cost clothing store Primark. Watch
Alexei Sayle, talks about various topics, including his first-ever stand-up gig in London in 1979. Watch
Matt Lucas is going to star in a new silent comedy series on BBC One in 2014 called Pompidou. Read
Peter Kay is joining the BBC for his next sitcom, Car Share - which will on iPlayer before BBC One. Read
Shane Allen, the BBC's new comedy commissioner, has outlined some of his aims at the BBC's output. Read
A BBC Comedy sketch. Let Carl Donnelly teach you and your friends to be kings of the dance floor. Watch
Nick Frost will take the lead role in Mr Sloane, a new Sky Atlantic comedy series set in the 1960s. Read
The cast of Horrible Histories will star in a new Sky1 comedy series featuring puppets called Yonderland. Read
Episode 6 of Richard Herring's podcast about the penis. This week he discusses the topic of size. Listen
The trailer for Plebs, the new ITV2 sitcom about three young guys living in Ancient Rome. Read
Bill Bailey has launched 'Ape-ril', a campaign fundraising for orangutans by asking you to grow a beard. Read
Adam Buxton has uploaded the 1st of his BUG shows online, so non-Sky Atlantic viewers can view it. Watch
See the unique comic animations by Kim Noble featuring a rather unlucky-in-life man called Colin. Watch
Harry Hill has helped launch Gromit Unleashed, an art project organised by the Wallace & Gromit creators. Read
David Brent, the famous creation by Ricky Gervais, is back. Here is the full 10 min Comic Relief sketch. Watch
Sophie Hall looks at the past 25 years of Comic Relief, and the best comedy Red Nose Day has had to offer. Read
Ricky Gervais's hit The Office character David Brent is to live on - via YouTube. Read
Ex-tabloid writer Rich Peppiatt talks about his hit comedy show about the shady side of journalism. Read
Rising stand-up star Nick Helm is to front a new television pilot called The Nick Helm Pilot Spectacular. Read
Terry Mynott stars in new Channel 4 sitcom The Mimic. He talks about the new show in this interview. Read
The trailer for Lee Nelson's Well Funny People, the new BBC Three sketch show starring Simon Brodkin. Watch
The Greenhouse Funny Prize is seeking writers and illustrators who can create funny kids books. Read
The sketch group Lady Garden has disbanded, however 3 members have now formed Birthday Girls. Read
Harry Hill has edited the Beano comic for Red Nose Day. See one of the cartoons starring Hill here. Read
Michael McIntyre and Lee Evans are amongst the stars returning for the Channel 4's Comedy Gala 2013. Read
Comedy character Keith Lemon's spoof reality series Lemon La Vida Loca is to return to ITV2 for a 2nd series. Read
An interview with the sketch group WitTank, who are currently touring the UK with own brand of comedy. Read
David Renwick, writer of Jonathan Creek, has criticised TV executives for the cancellation of a recent project. Read
Alan Davies has signed up for a new 3-part series of hit mystery-solving comedy drama Jonathan Creek. Read
Filming has started on Our Men, a new embassy based BBC comedy drama series with Mitchell & Webb. Read
An interview with Anna Crilly and Katy Wix. They star in Anna & Katy - their own Channel 4 sketch show. Read
Seen the moonwalking pony advert? Well, here's the 'sequel'. It's not a video for animal lovers. Watch
Following Sue Perkins's sitcom, we look at some comedy characters who have come out as gay. Read
Derek, the comedy drama created by Ricky Gervais, will return to Channel 4 for a second series. Read
A guide to the sixth series of Not Going Out, Lee Mack's hit comedy. The 8 new episodes start on 5th April. Read
Blake Harrison talks about Series 2 of Todd Margaret, plus Way To Go, Big Bad World and his drama plans. Read
Rising star Imran Yusuf talks about getting his feet on the comedy ladder, beating depression, and more. Read
Jasper Carrott talks about his career and why he isn't planning on returning to stand-up any time soon. Read
Ploughing his own singular furrow still, Robin Ince is returning with another science-based stand-up show. Read
Les Dawson is to posthumously star in a new ITV special thanks to clever holographic technology. Read
Our stand-up columnist has been trying his hand at performing. Here he talks about his first gig: Read
Sue Perkins introduces her new sitcom Heading Out. Plus, read interviews with some of the cast too. Read
Romesh Ranganathan has been named the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2013. Read
David Mitchell is to present a Radio 2 documentary series that traces the history of British comedy. Read
Ross Noble is to film a travelogue series for channel Dave with his route chosen via Twitter. Read
A guide to hosting Prime Minister's Questions in your own home. A sketch from a new political show. Watch
Episode 2 of Richard Herring's podcast series about the penis. He talks about censorship and euphemisms. Listen
The new Celebrity Juice trailer. Keith Lemon is joined by Holly Willoughby and Kelly Brook. Watch
Footage of Ricky Gervais, David Earl and Karl Pilkington struggling not to laugh on the set of Derek. Watch
The BBC is said to be considering a new series of 1990s hit sitcom Birds Of A Feather. Read
Preparing for your first comedy gig can really mess with your ego, as Si Hawkins discovered: Read
A review of Rufus Hound appearing in the lead role in the hit stage-show One Man, Two Guvnors. Read
Eight comedians are talking part in a special Comic Relief version of quiz show Pointless. See the line-up: Read
A video clip from The Comedy Store's new cinema stand-up series. Hal Cruttenden jokes about food. Watch
A new podcast in which Richard Herring talks about everything you wanted to know about the penis. Listen
Johnny Vegas talks about Rupert, a short pilot he stars in as part of Sky's Common Ground series. Read
The three directors on Graham Chapman film A Liar's Autobiography briefly talk about the movie. Read
We asked stand-up Tom Stade to write a blog for us. He's never written one before. Have a look: Read
A look at the partnership of Comic Relief and EastEnders. Saying pants to poverty for over a decade. Read
Red Dwarf is 25 years old, thus it's a good time to take a look at the worlds of sci-fi and fantasy comedy. Read
The Midnight Beast have filmed this great musical video about love. Love with a zombie. Good lyrics. Watch
An interview with Francesca Martinez. She has some very interesting things to say about how to be happy. Read
An interview with Rebecca Front, who is currently starring in Sky Living's new health centre sitcom, The Spa. Read
One of our favourite sketches from 2010. Discover who writes all those mean internet comments. Watch
A series of four stand-up shows filmed at The Comedy Store will be shown in cinemas around the country. Read
Rob Deering explains how a urge to show off lead him into a career that mixes music and comedy. Read
A preview of London Is Funny Live, a monthly gig that will showcase the best from all ends of the circuit. Read
A blog post in which Tiffany Stevenson talks about 'honesty is the best policy' for the UK government. Read
Video sketch. Kirsty decides to attend a keep fit class... and she soon gets more than she bargained for. Watch
This short animation about a man who has trouble finding a grave has won £5000 in a competition. Watch
Are You Being Served? star John Inman broke out with his own sitcom in 1981 - and it's now out on DVD. Guide
We sent Tony Law a few questions about his upcoming Soho Theatre run, and here is his reply. Read
Susan Calman introduces her Radio 4 stand-up series in this video. It also includes clips from the show. Watch
BBC Radio 4 has announced The Show What You Wrote, a new sketch series that anyone can write for. Read
Jennifer Saunders has announced she is to write her autobiography. It will be released in October 2013. Read
An interview with rising stand-up star Joe Lycett, who is bringing his debut show to the Soho Theatre. Read
Paul F Taylor was named the Top of The Bill act at the New Acts of the Year Showcase last Sunday. Read
We look at Stewart Lee's claim that TV comedy shows are dominated by acts from just a few companies. Read
A new clip from the new film I Give It A Year. Stephen Merchant and Rafe Spall dodgy dance at a wedding. Read
See unique portraits of comedians. They're from a exhibition at Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival. View
We emailed Jerry Sadowitz some interview questions. He HATED them. Check out his answers: Read
An interview with Scarlett Alice Johnson, who plays Laura in the BBC Three sitcom Pramface. Read
Entries are now open for The Sitcom Mission 2013 - the comedy writing contest backed by the BCG. Read
Adam Buxton has put the full half-hour episode of his 2008 sketch show pilot MeeBOX online for free. Watch
An interview with Kerry Godliman, who plays Hannah in the Ricky Gervais's C4 comedy series Derek. Read
Charlie Brooker talks about the second series of Black Mirror - his disarming and darkly satirical show. Read