Sitcom pilot by Anuvab Pal, set in Imperial India. Stephen Fry plays the Viceroy
- 15th February: BBC to broadcast The Festival Of Funny
- BBC Radio 2
- 1 Pilot
- Stephen Fry, Alexander Owen, Rasika Dugal, Anuvab Pal, Michelle Gomez, Sanjeev Kohli and Eshaan Akbar
- Anuvab Pal
- Ed Morrish
The Empire is set in Imperial India where the new district magistrate of Darjeeling grapples with the responsibilities of his new post with the help - and sometimes hindrance - of his colleagues.