Christmas ComedyWeeknights from Monday 22 December from 21:00
Enjoy the best in comedy with a bumper package of incredible stand-up and choice episodes of popular sitcoms this Christmas.
A raft of stand-up talent take to the stage in Live at the Apollo and Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, and the brilliant Jeff Green and Lee Evans serve up headline shows.
Plus, classic and new sitcoms – including Blackadder II, Friday Night Dinner (S2), The Inbetweeners (S2) and Bad Education – add big laughs to the holiday season.
Sherlock (S1 & S2)From Thursday 25 December at 22:40
Set in 21st Century London, this thrilling, funny, fast-paced contemporary reimagining of the Arthur Conan Doyle classic features some of Sherlock Holmes' most famous adventures.
Co-created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, Sherlock stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman as his loyal friend, Doctor John Watson.
Quite Interesting New Year (S11)Thursday 1 January from 13:30
Start 2015 with a bumper package of Stephen Fry and fiendish trivia beginning with the letter J – from jargon, right through to jumpers and jobs.
Guests include include Greg Proops, Victoria Coren, Jason Manford, Katy Brand, Jack Whitehall, Shappi Khorsandi and Rhys Darby, with Alan Davies as the ever-present clown and butt of Stephen Fry’s wicked wit.
How We Made Our MillionsWednesdays at 21:00
Dragons’ Den star Peter Jones gains a unique insight into the minds of two of Britain’s leading business figures, with this access-all-areas pass into their glossy and fascinating worlds.
Richard Reed (co-founder of the smoothie company Innocence) and Michelle Mone (the woman behind Ultimo lingerie) discuss their successes, failures and strategies, revealing what makes their business brains tick and their blueprint for commercial success.
- Sundays at 21:00
The roll call of stand-ups who have performed in front of a live audience at the world famous Hammersmith Apollo plays out like a who’s who of comedic royalty, and the list of acts featured in this series is no different.
Highlights include sets from comedy stalwart Phill Jupitus, misanthropic but loveable Jon Richardson, everyone’s favourite Welshman Rhod Gilbert and the multi-talented Nina Conti, among many others.