BBC Guide to Comedy


BBC Guide to Comedy

Infobox Website
name = BBC Guide to Comedy
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url = bbc.co.uk/comedy/guide
commercial = no
type = Encyclopedia
owner = bbc.co.uk
author = Mark Lewisohn
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current status = Replaced by "Comedy Guide"
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The "BBC Guide to Comedy" was a former subsite of bbc.co.uk which offered "Info on every TV comedy shown in the UK, from 1936 to today..."

Written and researched by Mark Lewisohn, the content of the site was first available as a book "The Radio Times Guide to Comedy" in 1998. The site offered information about the majority of comedy programmes and sitcoms produced by the main channels in the United Kingdom, many obscure, and featured in depth reviews of popular programmes. The site also featured video clips, viewable in Realplayer, and a small gallery of cast photographs or screenshots. It was replaced by a smaller, less detailed guide in 2007, which only focusses on successful BBC programmes.

External links

* [http://web.archive.org/web/20050305024637/www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/guide/ Web archive] of the BBC Guide to Comedy (2005)
* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/shows/index.shtml New BBC Comedy Guide]


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