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frankie boyle election autopsy

The BBC has announced a raft of new shows coming to its iPlayer streaming service.

Frankie Boyle will host 'Election Autopsy' in May. The show will pick apart the campaigns in the run-up to the general election, held the same month. It follow's Boyle's 'Scottish Referendum Autopsy', which landed last year, and notched up over 700,000 requests.

frankie boyle election autopsy

'Toast of London' star Matt Berry will also star in his own series for the service. 'Matt Berry Does...' sees the comic actor star in six shorts. Berry previously appeared in 'Lone Wolf' and 'Wild Love', both iPlayer exclusives written by Bob Mortimer.

Jo Brand will host iPlayer's 'Private View' on artist Grayson Perry at Turner Contemporary in May.

iPlayer will also give a voice to less well-known acts. In June, 'Fast Cuts' will celebrate young Muslim comedians, while 'Women Who Spit' will focus on young female poets. iPlayer's first original drama, 'My Jihad', will return as a series in the summer, and horror documentary 'Fear Itself' will air in October.

The Funny Valentines series – which included Barry's turn in 'Wild Love' – will also return next year.

"I'm thrilled to have such a vast range of fantastic content coming exclusively to iPlayer in the next few months," said Victoria Jaye, head of TV content for BBC iPlayer.

"BBC iPlayer is fast becoming the most exciting place for British writers, artists and film makers to create ambitious new work, from original comedy and drama, to feature-length documentaries and topical arts and entertainment."

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