Series 2 Premieres Tuesday 11 March 2008 11:00pm on ITV2.

Comedy Cuts is back. In series 2 some of the very best rising stars from the comedy circuit come together with a selection of ITV2’s favourite performers from the first series. The show sees 50 dynamic comedians doing what they do best, across ten weekly episodes. Shot entirely on location, the comics perform their sketches and stand up routines in a setting that best mimics their individual style. Whether this is a beach, a sex therapy session, or a bachelor pad filled with impressive spaceship décor, the comedians are sure to surprise and shock the ITV2 audience.

New additions to the Comedy Cuts clan this series include Tom Basden, winner of this year’s If.Comedy Best Newcomer Award (formerly known as the Perrier Awards); Nina Conti and her talking monkey visit the seaside; Scott Capurro takes various partners for a sex therapy session; and viewers can catch up with the Dutch Elm Conservatoire as they brainstorm ideas for new greeting cards – anyone for a Sorry About All of the Spunk card?

Returning comics include Howard Reed and his animated alter-ego Little Howard, as well as Sir Tim Fitzhigham who this time round is attempting to slay a dragon. Also returning are Andrew Maxwell, Glen Wool, Rob Rouse, Ed Byrne and Jim Jeffries.

In the opening episode, Sir Tim Fitzhigham fights it out with his nemesis, the dragon, on the tube and Alun Cochrane introduces us to his fuck off list – Bob Dylan fuck off, sushi lovers fuck off. Scott Capurro embarks upon his first gay sex therapy session; Glenn Wool gives his team a lesson on harsh, but true employment ethics; and Rhod Gilbert has reached the gates to heaven, but will they let him in?

No gimmicks, no special effects – Comedy Cuts is just pure sketch show comedy.

Many of the comedians are available for interview. Please contact Natalie Phillips if you would like to make a request.

Tuesday 11 March 2008 11:00pm – 11:30pm on ITV2.

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