Year Of The Rabbit. Detective Inspector Rabbit (Matt Berry). Copyright: Objective Productions.

Year Of The Rabbit

Channel 4 sitcom starring Matt Berry. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2019. Stars Matt Berry, Freddie Fox, Susan Wokoma, Alun Armstrong and others.

Another series is in development.

Press Clippings

Year of the Rabbit review

Matt Berry, Freddie Fox, and Susan Wokoma make for a fantastic central trio, as the raunchy detective comedy makes a stop in 1880s London.

Steve Greene, IndieWire, 19th February 2020

Year Of The Rabbit Series 2 confirmed

Year Of The Rabbit, the Victorian-set comedy series starring Matt Berry, is to return to Channel 4 for a second series.

British Comedy Guide, 11th February 2020

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2019 shortlist

60 TV and radio programmes have been shortlisted across 10 categories for the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2019. Voting is now open to determine the winners.

British Comedy Guide, 13th January 2020

Opinion: top TV comedies 2019

Mostly below, in no particular order, are the shows that simply made me laugh the most this year. Shows that totally tickled my funny bone first and didn't necessarily do anything else.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 31st December 2019

The best new TV comedies of April-August 2019

Here's our roundup of the best new British comedy series that launched between April and August...

Sophie Davies, Cult Box, 23rd November 2019

Year Of The Rabbit writers plan Series 2

Kevin Cecil and Andy Riley - the writers of Year Of The Rabbit - say they have "sketched out" some ideas for Series 2, although it has yet to be commissioned.

British Comedy Guide, 16th July 2019

Lewd and ludicrous, the Victorian spoof detective drama shambles its way to a characteristically chaotic conclusion, as our hopeless hero is labelled "the most wanted man in London". Which villain of the piece is behind the stitch-up? Enjoy watching Rabbit's battle to clear his name.

Mike Bradley, The Guardian, 15th July 2019

Regularly rejuvenated by an endless supply of lewd expressions accompanying ever more ludicrous plots, the Victorian police spoof is winning more and more hearts by the week. Tonight, the racist politico Neil Fromage is the first victim of a sniper, and Rabbit fears that the visiting Bulgarian prince in his care may be the next target.

Mike Bradley, The Guardian, 1st July 2019

Farage blasts sitcom for assassination of Neil Fromage

Nigel Farage has blasted Channel 4 over a "sick" comedy show in which a right wing campaigner named Neil Fromage is shot in the head.

Mark Hodge, The Sun, 30th June 2019

DI Rabbit is at his rascally best as Andy Riley and Kevin Cecil's riotous Victorian police spoof finds him on the trail of a killer known as the Brick Man. At last we learn more about Keeley Hawes's mysterious character, who steps out of the shadows long enough to lure would-be "ladyfilth" Mabel into her orbit.

Mike Bradley, The Guardian, 17th June 2019