Bigipedia given second series

Friday 4th June 2010, 2:50pm by Ian Wolf

Bigipedia. Copyright: Pozzitive Productions

BCG can exclusively report today that Radio 4 sketch show Bigipedia has been given a second series.

Creator, co-writer and co-star of the show, Nick Doody, told us via Twitter that a second series lasting four episodes has been commissioned.

The series is based on (fake) website Bigipedia, a parody of Wikipedia and other similar 'informative' websites. Bigipedia contains annoying pop-ups, information overloads, strange disambiguation pages and a range of unusual articles. These including the true origins of The Teddy Bears' Picnic and a series of disturbing Uruguayan health and safety adverts.

The first series, broadcast in 2009, came second for the award for Best British Radio Sketch Show in BCG's Awards. That Mitchell & Webb Sound took first place.

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