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Shane Allen Has Advice For Comedy Writers

The controller of BBC comedy commisioning, Shane Allen gives advice to comedy writers.  At the ‘Build Web Series’ in London Sahne Allen chatted with comic actor Sian Gibson and new comedy writer Ambreen Razia. They discuss discovering and commisioning great comedy television and give advice for aspiring comedy writers.     …

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Free Comedy Shows Added To BBC IPlayer

The BBC have added some brilliant comedy box sets to their iPlayer.  Already on the BBC iPlayer you can watch some of the best comedies out there such as Fleabag, Atlanta, This Country, Gavin and Stacey and Famalam. They also have some Irish comedies to choose from including The Young Offenders and …

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WATCH: Christmas Dinner with TV Show ‘Bottom’

Watch the hilarious comedy antics from Richie and Eddie in BBC show ‘Bottom’ as they invite guests to celebrate Christmas and dine with them. In this slapstick world, what could possibly go wrong… Sadly Rik Mayall (Richie) died of a heart attack in 2014 and his long partner in comedy Adrian …

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BBC iPlayer Launches Halloween Themed Comedy Shorts

To celebrate Friday the 13th BBC have published six Halloween-themed short comedies. These shorts are available to watch now on the BBC iPlayer. Each show is 5 minutes has been written by new Northern Irish comedy writers “Selected from hundreds of applicants from an open call by BBC Writersroom in Belfast, the …

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Ed Westwick’s BBC Comedy Get Second Series

Former Gossip Girl star Ed Westwick has turned to comedy. White Gold is set in Essex and is about a salesman who sells double glazing. Westwick isn’t the only familiar face, it also stars The Inbetweeners funny lads James Buckley and Joe Thomas. The trio will return for the second series …

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Tommy Tiernans Inappropriate Alrene Foster Joke

Tommy Tiernan appeared on BBC radio during the week and it didn’t go down too well.  The Irish comedian was taking part in a comic skit on Radio Foyle Mark Patterson show where he was mimicking Arlene Foster. During the interview Tiernan said: “If she wasn’t in politics I can …

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