Radio 2 used to broadcast an hour of comedy each Saturday evening between 10pm and 11pm (and before that it was Saturday lunchtime, and in 2009 it was 10pm - 11pm on Thursdays). Due to budget cuts, the station doesn't programme so many comedy shows now.
See also: BBC Asian Network, BBC Choice, BBC Forces Programme, BBC Four, BBC General Forces Programme, BBC HD, BBC Home Service, BBC Light Programme, BBC Local Radio, BBC National Programme, BBC One, BBC One HD, BBC One Scotland, BBC One Wales, BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 4 Extra, BBC Radio 5 (Old), BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio 7, BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Regional Programme, BBC Third Programme, BBC Three, BBC Three (Online), BBC Two, BBC Two Scotland, BBC Two Wales, BBC World Service, CBBC, CBeebies.
According to our database BBC Radio 2 has premiered 147 original British comedy programmes.
Wednesday 22nd November 2017
BBC Radio has announced its festive comedy offerings for 2017. Radio 4 will celebrate 50 years of Just A Minute, whilst other specials include comedy drama Anansi Boys, 15 Minute Musical, Dead Ringers and Count Arthur Strong.
Wednesday 4th January 2017
Wednesday 30th November 2016