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20080414Series showcasing new ideas in comedy.

1/13. The Big Night In

A programme of stand-up comedy, characters, sketches and live music. Guests include the Feeling and comedy performers Ninia Benjamin, Jon Culshaw, John Finnemore, Ed Aczel and The Penny Dreadfuls.

20080421Series showcasing new ideas in comedy.

2/13. The Don't Watch with Mother Sketchbook

A celebration of the 30th anniversary of an imaginary sketch show.

Tom Rhys-Griffiths....Rhys Thomas

Tracey Anderson....Lucy Montgomery

John Girling....Waen Shepherd

Roger Mills....Tony Way

Peter Wellet (deceased)....John W Hopkins

Written by Rhys Thomas, Lucy Montgomery, Tony Way, Stephen Burge and Glynne Wiley.

20080428The Secret World

Series showcasing new ideas in comedy.

An investigation into the private lives of the famous.

20080505John Finnemore, Apparently

Series showcasing new ideas in comedy.

Sketch show written by John Finnemore, featuring Kevin Baker, Tom Goodman-Hill, Sarah Hadland and Marianne Levy.

20080512Pappy's Fun Club

Series showcasing new ideas in comedy.

A modern take on the comedy gang show with Ben Clarke, Matthew Crosby, Brendan Dodds and Tom Parry. Featuring guest appearances from comedy legend Barry Cryer and talented new singer-songwriter Lyla Foy.

20080519The Odd Half Hour

1/4. Sketch show starring Stephen K Amos, Jason Byrne, Justin Edwards and Katherine Parkinson looking at modern life's pains, large and small.

20080526The Odd Half Hour

2/4. Sketch show starring Stephen K Amos, Jason Byrne, Justin Edwards and Katherine Parkinson looking at modern life's pains, large and small.

20080602The Odd Half Hour

3/4. Sketch show starring Stephen K Amos, Jason Byrne, Justin Edwards and Katherine Parkinson looking at modern life's pains, large and small.

20080609The Odd Half Hour

4/4. Sketch show starring Stephen K Amos, Jason Byrne, Justin Edwards and Katherine Parkinson looking at modern life's pains, large and small.

20080616Spike's Lookalikes

Sitcom by Mark Watson, set in a lookalike agency.

1/4. To Del and Back

Del Boy impersonator Jimmy has had enough and is leaving to fulfil his ambition of becoming a dentist in Spain. Since he is almost Spike's only client who ever gets bookings, it seems like a good idea to talk him out of it.

Spike....Ardal O'Hanlon

Maggie....Doon McKichon

20080623Spike's Lookalikes: Sitcom by Mark Watson, set in a lookalike agency. 2/4: A Kind of Magic. Spike and Maggie get a booking to reprise their Paul Daniels and Debbie McGee double act.
20080630Spike's Lookalikes

Sitcom by Mark Watson, set in a lookalike agency.

3/4. When Nicky is nominated for a prestigious Lookies award, everything is finally going brilliantly for Spike. But with one rash comment to her boyfriend, it seems Spike is going to lose his client, his agency and his marriage. Can he turn this one around?

Spike....Ardal O'Hanlon

Maggie....Doon Mackichan

Phil....Bruce Mackinnon

Sandie/Announcer....Rosie Cavaliero

Nicky....Martha Howe-Douglas

Amanda/Caller 2....Sara Stewart

Craig/Denzil....Kim Wall

Sean/Ringo/Big Brother v/o....Duncan Wisbey