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Speaking today at the Edinburgh TV Festival, Patrick Holland, Channel Editor of BBC Two, announced a wide range of ambitious and distinctive new titles across drama, comedy, factual and current affairs.
BBC Radio 4’s commitment to being the home of radio comedy continues as it announces a raft of new commissions, selected by the network’s Commissioning Editor for Comedy, Sioned Wiliam. As well as the best up-and-coming talent, listeners will hear brand new shows from some of comedy’s household names including Matt Berry, Meera Syal, Richard Herring, Sara Pascoe and Maureen Lipman.
BBC Controller of Comedy Commissioning Shane Allen and writer and star Lee Mack have confirmed that Not Going Out will return to BBC One in 2017 for an eighth series.
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