Tracey Ullman, Harry & Paul, Rory Bremner for new BBC comedy shows

The BBC has announced a number of new comedy shows, including six-part series The Tracey Ullman Show. Tracey Ullman's last BBC series - A Kick up the Eighties and Three of a Kind - aired in the ...

Doctor Who complete reviews: Robot of Sherwood

If you grew up in the 1980s, then no doubt you'll remember ITV's very own take on the Robin Hood legend. Robin Of Sherwood would face the formidable presence of the Sheriff of Nottingham on a weekly ...

Scrotal Recall: an infectious and very clever concept

The new sitcom, in which a young man visits former lovers, alphabetically, to inform them that he has a venereal disease, uses its seemingly rigid structure to great comic effect While plot and ...

5 British TV Comedies You Shouldn’t Have Ignored

TV comedy is one of the things Britain does best along with queuing, complaining, and drinking like we don’t want to live. Britain is home to countless classic comedies like Blackadder, The Two ...

TV highlights 11/01/2013

First Time Farmers | John Bishop's Only Joking | Italy Unpacked | Great Night Out | Stella | Imagine: Dame Shirley Bassey: The Girl From Tiger Bay First Time Farmers 8pm, Channel 4 First of a ...

Ben Miller's 'Worst Week of My Life' to return as stage play?

Ben Miller's 'Worst Week of My Life' to return as stage play? BBC One comedy The Worst Week of My Life could be revived on stage. The original series - which aired between 2004 and 2006 - starred Ben Miller as the unfortunate Howard Steel, a groom-to-be caught ...

David Jason returns to BBC with his first comedy series in 20 years

The Royal Bodyguard will be actor's first new sitcom series since Only Fools and Horses completed its final run in 1991 David Jason is returning to the BBC for his first new comedy series in 20 ...

What the Guardian TV critics watch every Christmas

Which are the festive favourites our experts can't celebrate without? Vicar of Dibley: The Christmas Lunch Incident The Rev Geraldine's 1996 Christmas sermon, based on teachings found in her Spice ...