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More classic comedy box sets are coming to BBC iPlayer.

Lots more classic comedy box sets are coming to BBC iPlayer, including some of the most iconic comedies from the past few decades. From tomorrow, viewers will be able to watch every episode of Richard Curtis and Dawn French’s much-loved sitcom The Vicar Of Dibley, the critically acclaimed family sitcom The Royle Family and the hilarious sketch show that made a star of its star, The Catherine Tate Show.

The box sets returning to iPlayer are:

  • The Vicar Of Dibley - 24 October

  • The Catherine Tate Show - 24 October

  • The Royle Family - 24 October

  • Gimme Gimme Gimme - 12 November

  • Blackadder - 14 November

Dan McGolpin, controller of BBC iPlayer, says: “On BBC iPlayer you can enjoy some of the best comedies ever alongside many fantastic new series. You’ll now be able to put your feet up and relax in the company of Geraldine Granger, Jim Royle, Lauren Cooper and Baldrick. Whoever you are, there’s a comedy for you with a bigger selection than ever before on BBC iPlayer.”


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