Comedy from the BBC, including new pilots
Miss Holland has arrived in Great Britain, keen to become a British lady and find her very own Prince Harry. The world’s most popular beauty queen leaves a string of unsuspecting contributors in her wake - reality TV stars, former Royal household staff and religious leaders are left bewildered by the idiocy of her questions as she attempts to navigate the intricacies of modern British life. With a clipboard full of ridiculous questions, armpits full of hair, and a camera team following her every move, she’s on mission to find out why Britain is great.
Rachel Parris with a comic guide to how women can get ahead in television, 'despite their bodies teeming with pesky oestrogen'.
In 1975, a 16-year-old Lenny Henry bunked off school to appear on New Faces. In 2018, after a long and glittering career, Lenny is 60 - the perfect excuse to celebrate a man who has made a unique impact on British comedy. Hosted by Trevor McDonald in front of a studio audience, this programme takes a lighthearted look back at his career and presents new iconic sketches including music legends Stevie Wonder and Stormzy.
An introduction into the mind of Herbert Clunkerdunk as he talks to us down the lens of the camera and attempts to move around his everyday life - only to be constantly interrupted by his imagination. Herbert has a big audition. His big chance to finally break out. We follow him as he wakes up, gets ready, takes the all-important call from his agent and begins to learn his lines and rehearse. Only, he can't help but be distracted by his imagination and the world around him.
Spencer Jones (Mister Winner, Upstart Crow) writes and stars in the The Mind of Herbert Clunkerdunk, which sees the Bafta and 2017 Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee as the titular Herbert Clunkerdunk - a man constantly interrupted by his own imagination. Herbert has a big audition. It’s his big chance to finally break out and we follow him as he wakes up, gets ready, gets the all-important call from his agent and begins to learn his lines and rehearse. The episode produced by Tiger Aspect Productions is directed by Jon Riche and also stars Lucy Pearman and Dominic Coleman.