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...
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 (12 discs) Distributor: 2 Entertain
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Café René, at the heart of the picturesque town of Nouvion in occupied France, is a hot-bed of war-time intrigue. Look around and you'll see the Resistance, the Communists, the German army, the Gestapo, the Royal Air Force and one Officer Crabtree (sent from "British Ontelligence Headquitters"), all in various disguises. But just where is the painting of The Fallen Madonna With The Big Boobies by Van Clomp? There's only one way to find out...
Includes all 84 episodes of the global comedy ...
Release Date: 23rd September 2013 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (16 discs) Distributor: Universal Playback
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
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
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
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
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
When the Royal National Gallery of London is asked to send their finest scholar to oversee the unveiling of Whistler's Mother in California, they send their most inept and detested employee, in a desperate attempt to get him out of their lives. That employee is Mr. Bean - the master of disaster! Within days of his arrival, Mr. Bean destroys virtually everything he comes into contact with, be it the career and marriage of his host or America's greatest painting.
Forget volcanoes and alien inv...
Release Date: 18th October 2010 Product Type: Blu-ray (1 disc) Distributor: Universal Pictures
Welcome to Maplin's, Britain's favourite holiday camp, where the sun-drenched summer never ends. Here we find our heroic Yellow Coats involved in all kinds of jolly japes and comic capers, in the chalets, in the Hawaiian Ballroom and all around the Olympic-sized swimming pool. So roll up your trousers and get those knobbly knees out, it's time for a complete season of fun and frolics - come on campers, Hi-De-Hi!
Brand new repackaged box set collection all 9 series of the sitcom classic.
Release Date: 23rd September 2013 Product Type: Region 2 DVD (13 discs) Distributor: Universal Playback
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The BBC is working on W1A, a spin-off from hit sitcom Twenty Twelve. The characters work at the BBC. Read
Channel 4 has scheduled a night of programming around The IT Crowd. Vote for your favourite. Read
BBC One has commissioned Stan And Ollie, a comedy drama about Laurel & Hardy's 1953 tour of the UK. Read
The nominees for The British Comedy Awards 2013 have been announced. See the full list here. Read
BBC One has today confirmed the commission of a third series of hit studio sitcom, Citizen Khan Read
After our Big Comedy Conference, we take a look at some books from the esteemed list of speakers. Read
Win tickets to be at The British Comedy Awards, and mingle with the stars at the after show party! Read
The League of Gentlemen performed live sketches together last night as part of a star-studded gig. Read
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The new series of ITV sitcom Benidorm starts in early 2014. There's a new family to meet. More details: Read
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As comedy group Monty Python seem set to reform, we look back at some of Flying Circus's best sketches. View
Micky Flanagan has written a sitcom pilot based on his real life. A pilot will be filmed early next year. Read
Michael Palin and Terry Jones have filmed scenes for the The Complete And Utter History Of Britain DVD. Read
Catherine Tate filmed this sketch for last night's Children In Need. Nan is having a stay in Holby City. Watch
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The Fast Show stars are to reunite for a Radio 4 interview. The show's 20th birthday is next year. Read
Richard Herring interviews Ross Noble. It's an epic length show, but contains lots of interest. Wizard? Listen
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Channel 4 has ordered a second series of Man Down, its new sitcom created by Greg Davies. Read
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Richard Herring chats to Dara O Briain about aeroplanes, rivers, time travel, geese, bigfoot and more. Listen
Comedy Central is to pilot a 'high-paced and raucous' new studio audience sitcom called Medics. News
Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe will return for a six part series in early 2014, plus a round-up of 2013 too. Read
Anarchic TV show The Revolution Will Be Televised managed to get up close with the Prime Minister for a prank. Watch
See the footage of Huey Morgan getting in a huff on Never Mind The Buzzcocks. He kills a mug. Watch
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Ahead of Fresh Meat Series 3, writer-creator Sam Bain talks univeristy and the show's creative process. Read
The creators of the unique puppet sketch show pilot Fuzzbox explain how they made the show. Read
The second series of Derek, the comedy written by and starring Ricky Gervais, is now being filmed. Read
Watch Licenced To Drill here. It's a 1984 'episode' of Only Fools & Horses that was never shown on TV. Watch
Catherine Tate has filmed a Nan-based sketch for Children In Need 2013, which is set in Holby Hospital. Read
The new Channel 4 Comedy Blaps series. It's silly fun, as a board meeting works out what to do about a fire. Watch
Filming has started on the third series of the award-winning BBC sitcom Rev. There's more details here: Read
We talk to new SUFTW regulars Angela Barnes, Simon Evans and Romesh Ranganathan about comedy. Read
Here's a selection of British comedy videos with a Halloween theme. Horror & comedy work well together. Watch
John Bishop is amongst the headliners set to appear at the Altitude Comedy Festival in Austria in 2014. Read
The deadline for acts to enter The Musical Comedy Awards 2014 is the 15th December. More info: Read
Borat and Ali G star Sacha Baron Cohen is reportedly working on a new film about a football thug. Read
Listen to Miles Jupp talking to Richard Herring about Balamory, Harry Potter, tea tasting and fly fishing. Listen
Charlie Baker's live show which mixes stand-up and singing has turned into a big hit. Here's an interview. Read
Find out more about Sky1's big new fantasy comedy series Yonderland by taking a look at our gallery. View
Fans of Doc Martin will enjoy this set report detailing how the final episode of the series was filmed. Read
Bobby Mair has written us a blog post on the topic of 'what is shocking?'. See his un-expected answer. Read
Interviews. Greg Davies and Rik Mayall talk about Man Down, the new Channel 4 sitcom they star in. Read
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Details on the second series of Blandings. It includes the news that Tim Vine joining the show. Read
A brand new eleventh series of cult-hit sci-fi sitcom Red Dwarf is now in development for UKTV's Dave. Read
Stand-up comedian, writer and actor Felix Dexter has died following a battle with bone marrow cancer. Read
An interview with Lewis Macleod, one of the UK's top voiceover artists and impressionists. Funny guy. Read
Character comedian Jamie Demetriou talks about being part of 'The New Wave' live comedy tour. Read
We talk to Matt Berry about Toast Of London, his Channel 4 sitcom about a distinctly average actor. Read
BBC sitcom Still Game is set to return as a stage show starring creators Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill. Read
If you're hoping to make a career in comedy, giving up the day job is one of the most difficult decisions. Advice
Stand-up comic Joe Lycett talks about dying on a plane (in a comedy gig sense), and other topics too. Read
Miranda Hart is releasing a fitness DVD called Maracattack. The DVD will also feature comedy sketches. Read
Things don't always go smoothly on Mock The Week. Here is a selection of outtakes from the last series. Watch
Steve Hughes talks about not having had a home since 2009, music versus comedy, and other topics. Read
BBC Three is developing a new weekly studio-based comedy show featuring topical sketches and more. Read
BBC Three sitcom Cuckoo is to be re-made in America. The NBC network has ordered a pilot episode. Read
A video looking behind-the-scenes on David Mitchell and Robert Webb's BBC comedy drama, Ambassadors. Watch
John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin reunite to talk The Meaning of Life. Watch
We're continuing to announce more speakers for 30th November's Big Comedy Conference. Details
Andy Parsons is off on tour. He talks to BCG about politics, preparing for panel shows and more. Read
David Mitchell talks about his quotes-based Channel 4 panel show, why he is working hard, and more. Read
Rising stand-up star Pat Cahill talks about comedy and Still Reeling, his new Comedy Blaps mini-sitcom. Read
The League of Gentlemen are to reunite for a star-studded charity comedy gig in December. Read
James Acaster is off on tour with his stand-up show Lawnmower. Here is a brief interview with the comic. Read
Rhod Gilbert is to host Delete Delete Delete!, a chat show looking at guests' web browsing history... Read
Cilla Black and Paul O'Grady will star in new sitcom Led Astray, from the creators of Birds Of A Feather. Read
New local TV channel London Live will show All About The McKenzies, a sitcom which started on YouTube. Read
A day of lively talks and workshops from BCG. We aim to help you get a career in the comedy industry. Read
The Wrong Mans' first episode has become BBC Two's most-watched comedy of 2013 to date. Read
Adrian Edmondson, Phill Jupitus, Neil Innes and Rowland Rivron are to star in a Radio 4 sitcom pilot. Read
Spending Dave's Money is a show in which comedians travel abroad and try to spend £10,000 in 24 hours. Read
An interview with the creators of the Kickstarter funded audio sci-fi sitcom A Brief History Of Time Travel. Read
A guide to London Irish, the new comedy series from Channel 4. It includes cast interviews. Read
Limmy's Show!, Brian Limond's BBC Scotland sketch series, to return for a final special at Christmas. Read
Sarah Millican talks about the third series of her BBC Two show, plus answers various questions. Read
Musical spoof mixing Macklemore with Downton Abbey. The costume drama house gets a gift shop. Watch
Catherine Tate is to become her sweary grandmother character again, for a new TV recording. Read
A new occasional podcast series from Richard Herring, linked to his stand-up tour. Laugh death in the face. Listen
A photo showing the cast of Birds Of A Feather on set for the new 10th series. It'll be on ITV in early 2014. Look
Peep Show is now 10 years old. Here's an article examining Channel 4's longest-running sitcom. Read
Si Hawkins reviews Ardal O'Hanlon as he starts of his nationwide stand-up tour at the Norwich Playhouse. Read
Jason Manford has become the latest comedian to speak out against the practice of ticket booking fees. Read
Listen to some of the songs from I Can't Sing, the new X Factor musical co-written by Harry Hill. Listen
Nicholas Parsons is to write Welcome to Just a Minute!, a book about the long-running Radio 4 panel show. Read
A 'ridiculous game show' hosted by Joe Wilkinson and Brian Gittins will be piloted in October. News Story
CBBC has commissioned The Dog Ate My Homework, a panel show hosted by stand-up comic Iain Stirling. Read
Sally Lindsay, Daniel Ryan, Nigel Harman and Samantha Womack talk about Mount Pleasant Series 3. Read
A great short animated film about the topic of death. Rik Mayall provides the voiceover. Check it out: Watch
The September episode of the topical sketch show podcast. David Cameron fracks and Nigella is cooking. Listen
Breaking news from Sky1 comedy series Yonderland. Here's three new trailers from the fantasy show. Watch
A much-loved British institution - a Hardy annual, if you will - Jeremy Hardy talks about stand-up. Read
Series 2 of The John Dredge Nothing To Do With Anything Show, the very good surreal sketch show podcast. Listen
If you've bought a Count Arthur Strong Series 1 DVD and the picture quality looks funny, here the issue: Read
An amusing interview in which Adam Buxton talks about his new live show, YouTube rants, and more. Read
Sooty is celebrating 65 years of children's TV. Here's fun facts and pictures of famous friends. Read
Rob Newman talks about his book The Trade Secret, and the topics at the heart of his stand-up tour. Read
The BBC has revealed that Jack Whitehall's sitcom Bad Education has 1.5 million iPlayer views. Read
A list of the ten comedy shows at the Edinburgh Fringe festival which picked up the best press reviews. Read
Martin Clunes gives a few hints as to what we can expect from the brand new sixth series of Doc Martin. Read
News story: BBC Two has reportedly ordered a second series of Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe. Read
Gavin & Stacey star Alison Steadman is attached to a new Norfolk based TV sitcom called Grey Mates. Read
A guide to ITV sitcom Pat & Cabbage. Find out more about the characters and read cast interviews. Read
ITV2 has ordered a pilot episode of Cockroaches, a sitcom set in a post-apocalyptic world. Read
BBC Scotland has ordered more episodes of Scot Squad, the spoof documentary about the police. Read
Alexander Armstrong, Jo Brand and Dave Spikey are involved in a TV pilot called Battle Of The Ages. Read
Andrew Maxwell is to present a stand-up series on Radio 4 called Andrew Maxwell's Public Enemies. Read
Becky Brunning, Tony Cowards and Adam Skuse have won the AudioGO stand-up competition. Read/Hear
Adrienne Truscott and Barry Ferns have won the Malcolm Hardee Comedy Awards for their unique actions. Read
BBC Three has ordered a second series of Badults, the flat-based sitcom starring sketch trio Pappy's. Read
BBC Three has ordered Siblings, a new sitcom from the company that made hit comedy The Inbetweeners. Read
BBC Four has ordered Rock Ratatouille, a three-part spoof music documentary series starring Simon Day. Read
ITV has confirmed that it has ordered more episodes of its two new sitcoms - Vicious and The Job Lot. Read
BBC Three has ordered Backchat, a show starring Jack Whitehall and his father Michael Whitehall. Read
Danny Boyle will direct Babylon, a police comedy drama for Channel 4 written by Peep Show's creators. Read
Sky1 has confirmed it is making another series of Little Crackers, and will broadcast The Kumars. Read
Channel Dave has announced Crackanory, a 'story time' show with comedians including Jack Dee. Read
A big crowd turned out for a LGBT gig organised by Mark Thomas outside the Russian Federation. Read
Demi Lardner and Edd Hedges have jointly won the 'So You Think You're Funny?' new act competition. Read
Channel 4 has announced new pilots Scrotal Recall, Roisin Conaty, Raised By Wolves and The Revengers!. Read
The BBC has ordered Series 14 of Room 101. Frank Skinner will once again act as the host. Read
Nick Helm talks about using Edinburgh as a tool for comedy progression, and discusses his sitcom plans. Read
Ellis & Rose have won an award after they faked an attack. Here's a video of them creating the black eye: Read
Bec Hill got a big shock when her boyfriend stopped her gig to propose to her. Here is her story: Read
Here's the top 10 one-liners from the Edinburgh Festival. Rob Auton has won the UKTV Dave competition. Read
Stand-up comicYianni has set himself a big challenge. In this article he talks about the idea of failure. Read
An interview with Jesse Thorn, the king of American podcasting, who is in the UK to record some shows. Read
An interview with Simon Bird, Joe Thomas and Jonny Sweet, the writers and stars of Chickens. Read
Supermarket sitcom Trollied is back for a third series. Here's an interview with Jane Horrocks, aka Julie. Read
Al Lubel and Danny Ward have been named the winners of the Amused Moose Laughter Awards 2013. Read
We chat to business woman Tallah Khosravian, one of the stars of BBC 'documentary' Going Native. Read
The cast for new sitcom You, Me And Them has been announced. Anthony Head and Eve Myles star. Read
Comic and DJ Kenny Everett will be honoured with a blue plaque at his former home. Read
An interview with double act Peacock & Gamble. They talk about their 2013 Edinburgh show and more. Read
We chat to Nicholas Parsons about the appeal of the Edinburgh Fringe. Why does he keep coming back? Read
The cast and crew of Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa talk about the film in this behind-the-scenes video. Watch
A video in which comedians including Al Murray and Russell Kane share the first joke they ever told. Watch
David Walliams, Catherine Tate, Philip Glenister and Steve Speirs talk about new BBC sitcom Big School. Read
Fonejacker star Kayvan Novak is to take the lead role as an undercover reporter in new pilot Woody. Read
A new Radio 4 show called 2525 is inviting members of the public to send in sketches. Get involved. Read
Are you a stand-up comedian? Would you like to perform at the Bloomsbury Theatre in London? More Info
A new Alan Partridge app has been released for the iPhone and iPad. Get it and Alan plays your music. Read
Comedian Bob Mills talks about his wide and varied career, both as a stand-up and TV writer. Read
Tim Vine and Ardal O'Hanlon are preparing their teams to take part in The Wrestling II show. Watch
Tiernan Douieb explains why he is not performing at the Edinburgh Fringe this year - honest & interesting. Read
Radio 4 has ordered a third series of Sketchorama, the comedy format showcasing comic groups. Read
With Alan Partridge now on the big screen, this article takes a look back at twenty years of the legend. Read
Richard Herring's daily podcast from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival is back for a third year. Listen
A guide to the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. What is is, where to stay, how much it costs, stuff like that. Read
David Brent could soon be in your ears as Ricky Gervais has received offers to make a music album. Latest Vid
The Last Leg's Alex Brooker talks about his transformation from journalist to comedy presenter. Interview
A detailed guide to That Puppet Gameshow, the BBC's new series from the creators of The Muppets. Read
Have your say on the state of the UK comedy industry and you could win top stand-up tour tickets. Info
Could there be another series of Blackadder? There's an idea for a new version in Colditz Castle: Read
Alexi Sayle is to tour his first full-length stand-up show in 17 years this October and November. Read
A guide to new BBC One comedy series Big School, starring Catherine Tate and David Walliams. Read
The award-winning panel show podcast is back. This tent-based episode stars Joe Lycett and Mike Wozniak. Listen
The Royal Baby's name is George. Lets hope he isn't quite as dim as Blackadder's Prince George. Watch
Simon Bird has confirmed that a sequel to the hit Inbetweeners Movie will happen... but there is a wait. Read