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 Four, 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 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 138 original British comedy programmes.
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