BBC2 orders first transgender comedy

Danny Cohen

BBC2 is preparing to launch what it claims is Britain’s first transgender sitcom and has bagged Jack Whitehall’s Backchat, its second BBC3 comedy.

Kim Shillinglaw unveils new commissions

if you have an account


Do you want to keep reading?

Register to read five free articles per month

Subscribe and get access to

  • Up to the minute industry news
  • Agenda-setting interviews with key industry figures
  • Insight into the latest programme performances
  • Ratings data with viewing trends

Access premium content subscribe today

If you have an account you can SIGN IN now