Tagged: bbc comedy

BBC launches ebook for new comedy writers

The bbc has launched its first ebook for aspiring comedy writers it was announced today. Entitled ‘Writing For Radio Comedy’, the ebook teaches aspiring comedy writers all the tricks of the trade through clips,...

BBC announces new comedy commissions

Shane Allen, Controller, Comedy Commissioning, today announces two new commissions, Puppy Love for BBC Four and the re-commission of the critically-acclaimed Count Arthur Strong for BBC Two. Written by and starring Jo Scanlan and...

Vic and Bob return to BBC Two in brand new sitcom

Janice Hadlow, Controller, BBC Two and Shane Allen, Controller, Comedy Commissioning, have commissioned a brand new sitcom from Vic and Bob called House Of Fools (w/t). The series will shoot later in the year...

David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny comes to BBC One

The BBC announces it has commissioned an adaptation of David Walliams’ hugely successful children’s book Gangsta Granny for BBC One. Commissioned by Danny Cohen, Controller, BBC One, and Shane Allen, Controller, Comedy Commissioning, this...

Mrs Brown’s Boys to return to BBC One at Christmas

Following the huge success of the latest award-winning third series of Mrs Brown’s Boys, the BBC can announce that Danny Cohen, Controller, BBC One and Shane Allen, Controller, Comedy Commissioning, have commissioned two Christmas...