Subscribe and to OFFICIAL BBC YouTube Stream original BBC programmes FIRST on BBC iPlayer Part 2 - … Spare a thought today for John Morton, writer and director of the BBC’s self-mocking TV comedy W1A, whose third series began this week.

Two big stars and two relative newcomers will head up new satirical shows for the BBC during 2017. Perhaps it’s a sign of the times, we’re not sure, but the BBC has just announced a raft of new satire shows across all of its channels. Brain Surgeon - That Mitchell & Webb Look , Series 3 - BBC Two - Duration: 2:10.

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Spaced, Fawlty Towers, The Office, Dad's Army, The League of Gentlemen and many more make our list of great British comedies. Leave a … BBC Comedy Greats 1,768,189 … How can the poor man compete with the real absurdity?
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Popular R4 comedies series include The News Quiz , The Now Show , I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue , Just A Minute , Old Harry's Game and Ed Reardon's Week . Radio 4, which has been broadcasting comedy ever since it took over from the BBC Home Service in 1967, has launched hundreds of comedy shows.

BBC Radio 4 comedy sketch show written mainly by Andrew Marshall and David Renwick, starring Chris Emmett, Fred Harris, Jo Kendal, Nigel Rees and Denise Coffey, broadcast in 47 episodes (or Lessons ) from 1976 to 1980 (following the 2 pilot shows broadcast on Radio 3 in 1975 as The Half Open University ), and later reincarnated on television as End Of Part One broadcast on ITV from 1979 to 1980. ... BBC Comedy Greats - Duration: 1:43. Posted in elaine malcolmson, Humor, News, Politics, Radio, Satire, Scotland and tagged BBC Radio Scotland, comedy, elaine malcolmson, satire on March 2, 2020 by emalcolmson.