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BBC Three to unveil web comedies

BBC Three is to launch seven new web comedies on its website from Monday.

The Feed My Funny series, which is seen as a stepping stone to possible TV series, comprises:

The Tapeface Tapes: The Boy With Tape On His Face, real name Sam Wills, brings his own brand of surreal silent comedy to BBC Three.

The Imran Yusuf Show: A mix of stand-up and sketches starring Edinburgh Comedy Award newcomer nominee Imran Yusuf.

For The Win: A surreal sketch show featuring The Mighty Boosh’s Rich Fulcher with sketches involving a human python, the resurgence of bum-bags, and a talking third nipple called Reg.

Dawson Bros Funtime:Mike Wozniak, Cariad Lloyd, Jenny Bede and Chris Kendall. The first sketch from the show, Horse iPad is already on YouTube, where it has notched up more than 350,000 views.

Celebrity Bitchslap News: Spoof celebrity-gossip show from Alison Jackson – who is known for her allegedly candid shots of celebrities, that are actually lookalikes. She previously had a BBC Two show called Doubletake.

People Just Do Nothing: A mockumentary set in pirate radio station Kurupt FM and its co-founders MC Sniper and DJ Beat.

Impractical Jokers: Four friends compete in awkward scenarios – all recorded by hidden cameras, with the loser 'punished in the most mortifying challenge ever'.

Published: 28 Jun 2012

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