British Comedy Guide

BCG Daily Thursday 20th October 2016

News & Features

Benidorm USA

American TV network Fox is making a US version of ITV holiday sitcom Benidorm. Titled The Big Package, the show will be set in Mexico.


Circuit Training 100

For Circuit Training's 100th (100th!) episode we meet Mr Tony Law in his now-native Islington, talk breakdowns, booze, TV secrets, and offer him a choice of cheap gifts. Onwards!



Wingman Advert

Men... You really need a wingman (or men) in your life... it will make all the difference. A surreal advert from Broken Toaster.



Sitcom Geeks

Episode 34 - Hell No! That's My Show: Dave and James look at three First Ten Page pages, and answer some listener questions, including what happens when you switch on the TV and realise someone has got to...


TV & Radio: Catch-Up


Series 1, Episode 2: Brian has lost the amulet. Meanwhile Howell has concocted a potent charisma potion that can charm people into giving you whatever you want.

Guide     UKTV Play

Red Dwarf

Series XI, Episode 5: Kryten has a mid-life crisis and changes his body cover from Mech grey to Ferrari red. The posse try and show him how much he's achieved in life by taking him to visit a mechanoid from his old fleet.

Guide     UKTV Play

Danger Mouse

Series 1, Episode 50: Danger Mouse faces his toughest challenge ever as a mysterious super-villain releases all the villains from Arkwright and plots the end of our hero.

Guide     BBC iPlayer

So Awkward

Series 2, Episode 9: Lily thinks it is time for the three of them to look for new hairstyles. She doggedly tries and fails to create a new hairstyle using a hair donut.

Guide     BBC iPlayer


Series 2, Episode 5: It is time for Josh's biannual drink with Pete, aka the depressed potato, aka the most boring friend in Britain. Unfortunately for Josh, this drink ends up leading to a longer-term commitment. Kate's friend Sophie comes to stay and reveals herself to be an incorrigible pranker.

Guide     BBC iPlayer

Little Roy

Series 1, Episode 9: Roy and Becky are so excited about visiting a farm tomorrow and need to get a good night's rest.

Guide     BBC iPlayer

Incredible Women

Series 5, Episode 4: Jeremy meets astronaut Irina Stonkus and gets exclusive access to the training facility for the first ever Mars settler programme. With special guest expert Dr Kevin Fong.

Guide     BBC iPlayer Radio