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To TV and radio recordings

You can see some of Britain's finest comedy talents for free at the recording of TV and radio shows - as well as getting a sneak peak at forthcoming programmes.

Tickets are now available for the following shows. When booking by e-mail, please state which show you wish to attend, the date and the number of tickets you require (four is usually the maximum) as well as your full name, address and daytime telephone number. Sometimes shows have minimum age limits, so check if in doubt.

Please note that you should apply for tickets by clicking the links in the copy. Do not email Chortle, we have nothing to do with these recordings and will not respond to any emails about them.

Backchat With Michael & Jack Whitehall

The new series of the father-and-son chat show will be recorded at The ITV London Studios in Waterloo on November 17, 19 and 21 and December 9 and 16 at The ITV London Studios.

Tickets from Standing Room Only.

John Bishop's Christmas Show

John Bishop is returning to BBC1 this Christmas with another festive extravaganza.

Recording at The Dominion Theatre, Central London on December 8.

Tickets from Standing Room Only.

Big Fat Quiz Of The year

Jimmy Carr hosts Channel 4's The Big Fat Quiz of the Year with a host of celebrity comedians.

Recording at The ITV London Studios on December 1.

Tickets from Standing Room Only.

A Funny Old Year

Jason Manford hosts a look back at the highs and lows of 2014 for ITV.

Recording at the London Studios on December 21 at 1.30pm and 6.45pm.

Tickets from Applause Store.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Do Countdown

8 Out of 10 Cats host Jimmy Carr and regular team captains Sean Lock and Jon Richardson play their very own version of TV's classic quiz.

It is being recorded at MediaCity, Salford, on December 10, 15 and 22 - two shows a day at 5.15pm and 7.45pm.

Tickets from Standing Room Only.

Michael McIntyre's Very Christmassy Christmas Show

A festive special for BBC One mixing celebrity guests, hidden camera stunts and studio games

It is being recorded at the ITV London Studios on December 9.

Tickets from Applause Store.


Join Sue Perkins for a fourth series of Dilemma, the Radio 4 show in which she puts four guests through moral/ethical dilemmas in a variety of ways.

Recording at BBC Radio Theatre in Broadcasting House, Central London, on December 1.

Tickets from the BBC.


A new sitcom about twentysomething brothers Dan and Toby who become surrogate parents for their younger brother Jamie. It stars Ben Ashenden, Johnny Flynn from Scrotal Recall, Ellie Taylor, Scott Folan and guest starring Sarah Hadland from Miranda as Auntie Debbie.

It is being recorded in Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire on November 28 and December 5, 12 and 19.

Tickets from Standing Room Only.

I Live With Models

A new Comedy Central sitcom about 'the everyday adventures of four naïve 20-somethings coming face to (flawless) face with the real world'.

Recording at Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire on Wednesdays from Wednesdays from December 3 to January 28 (not Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve).

Tickets from Standing Room Only.

House Of Fun

Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer return for another series of their studio sitcom, House of Fools.They share the flat with Bob's Norwegian son, Erik, (rising comedy star Daniel Simonsen) who has absolutely no time at all for his father but plenty of time for his new girlfriend, and Bosh, (Dan Skinner, creator of Angelos Epithemiou), a tough Geordie ex-con who is trying to keep on the straight and narrow.

Recording at MediaCityUK Salford, on October 20, 30; November 18, 27; and December 4, 11 and 18 – with recordings at 3pm and 6.30pm each day.

Tickets from the BBC website.


More episodes of the Radio 4 Extra stand-up show are to be recorded at The Backyard Comedy Club in Bethnal Green, East London. Hosted by Mark Talbot, they are on Wednesday November 26 with Mat Ewins, Pat Cahill, Natasia Demetriou, Kieran Hodgson and Pete Johansson; and Wednesday December 3 with Sheeps, Mae Martin, Ivo Graham, Dan Clark, Colin Hoult. Visit Hat Trick's website for more details.

Here Be Dragons

BBC radio sketch show written by and starring Welsh comedy talent Cariad Lloyd, Elis James, Lloyd Langford and Nadia Kamil

Recording at Up The Creek comedy club in Greenwich, South London, on January 21 and 28 and February 4.

Tickets from Standing Room Only.

Damn The Torpedos

Broadcast to British Forces worldwide, Damn the Torpedoes is a radio comedy sketch show featuring Lewis Macleod, Debbie Arnold, Enn Reitel and Alex Lowe

The show is being recorded at RADA studios in central London on Monday December, 8.

Tickets from Standing Room Only.

Posted: 27 Jun 2006

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