They will be back on the channel that made their name as part of a season to mark its 30 years of pioneering comedy.
The celebration will mix old C4 favourites with new pilots, and will air in the two weeks of August between the Olympics and Paralympics.
Among the new shows expected to get a trial airing is a new chat show from Fonejacker’s Kayvan Novak, hosted his ‘Cockney geezer’ creation Terry Tibbs
Vic and Bob’s Big Night Out started on Channel 4 in 1990, after their cult night at the Goldsmiths Tavern in South London attracted the attention of TV executives. But after two series they transferred to BBC Two for The Smell Of Reeves And Mortimer.