BBC One

BBC One

BBC One is Britain's most watched channel. The British Broadcasting Corporation puts its most mainstream and highest rated comedies on this channel, many of which are sitcoms suitable for the whole family. Friday night between 8:30pm and 10pm is where most new series are scheduled. Not Going Out, Have I Got News For You and Would I Lie To You? are amongst this channel's current hits. Before BBC Two existed, all the BBC's TV output was via this station thus many of Britain's most famous comedies are linked with BBC One.

BBC One Web Links

Contact Details For BBC

  • Email / Online Form
  • By Phone: 0870 010 0222
  • By Post: BBC Information, PO Box 1922, Glasgow, G2 3WT

BBC One - New & Current Shows

Big School

Big School

Sitcom about the dysfunctional staff room, unrequited love and interactive whiteboards of an urban secondary school. Expected to begin in late August.

Our Guide

Boomers

Boomers

Comedy about a trio of newly-retired couples in Norfolk, rediscovering the joys of having free time to spend.

Our Guide

Boy In The Dress

Boy In The Dress

An adaptation of David Walliams' book about a 12-year-old boy who enjoys cross-dressing. Due to be shown this Christmas.

Our Guide

Car Share

Car Share

BBC sitcom about two workers thrown together in a company car share scheme. Starring Peter Kay, the show will be screened on iPlayer first. Due to premiere on iPlayer in early 2015, then BBC One several weeks later.

Our Guide

Citizen Khan

Citizen Khan

Sitcom focussing on Mr Khan - self appointed community leader and future President of the Sparkhill Pakistani Business Association.

Our Guide

Danny And The Human Zoo

Danny And The Human Zoo

A fictionalised account of Lenny Henry's life as a working-class teenager in 1970s Dudley.

Our Guide

The Graham Norton Show

Graham Norton Show, The

Comic chat show presented by Graham Norton. The biggest names in showbiz join the host on his sofa.

Our Guide

Have I Got News For You

Have I Got News For You

Long-running topical panel game with a strong political slant, featuring team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.

Our Guide

Kevin Bridges Live At...

Kevin Bridges Live At...

Two stand-up specials from Kevin Bridges - one based around the Commonwealth Games, one based around the topic of Scottish Independence. Referendum episode on air in September.

Our Guide

Kevin Bridges: What's The Story?

Kevin Bridges: What's The Story?

Kevin Bridges sets out to discover the reality behind some of his on-stage material. He also chats to some of the biggest names in the business. Returns in September for referendum special.

Our Guide

Last Tango In Halifax

Last Tango In Halifax

Romantic comedy series about would-be childhood sweethearts who are reunited after 60 years. Stars Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid.

Our Guide

Mapp And Lucia

Mapp And Lucia

EF Benson's classic Mapp And Lucia adapted into a BBC One comedy drama. Overseen by Steve Pemberton.

Our Guide

The Michael McIntyre Chat Show

Michael McIntyre Chat Show, The

Michael McIntyre hosts a chat show on BBC One. He talks to celebrity guests and plays the game 'send to all'. Returns later in 2014.

Our Guide

Miranda

Miranda

Hit sitcom starring Miranda Hart as a woman desperate to fit into society and find a man. She runs a joke shop with childhood friend Stevie. Christmas special planned for end of 2014.

Our Guide

Mrs. Brown's Boys

Mrs. Brown's Boys

Sitcom adaptation of the popular live stage show starring Brendan O'Carroll as aged housewife Agnes Brown. Two more Christmas specials to be made for end of 2014.

Our Guide

Not Going Out

Not Going Out

A fast-paced gag-orientated studio-based BBC One sitcom starring Lee Mack as a lazy slacker and Tim Vine as his uptight best mate. Series 7 expected later in 2014.

Our Guide

Pompidou

Pompidou

Visual BBC comedy series in which Matt Lucas plays an elderly oddball aristocrat who has fallen on hard times.

Our Guide

Stan And Ollie

Stan And Ollie

90-minute comedy drama about Laurel & Hardy's 1953 UK tour.

Our Guide

Still Open All Hours

Still Open All Hours

Update of classic 1970s/80s sitcom Open All Hours, starring David Jason as Granville, now the owner of Arkwright's grocery store.

Our Guide

Walter

Walter

Comedy drama pilot about a world-weary father who is also a detective.

Our Guide

Woody

Woody

Sitcom about one of the UK's best undercover reporters who escapes the authorities by moving to Spain. Kayvan Novak and Bradley Walsh star.

Our Guide

Would I Lie To You?

Would I Lie To You?

Comedy panel show hosted by Rob Brydon, with David Mitchell and Lee Mack as team captains. Previously hosted by Angus Deayton. Series 8 begins in the Spring.

Our Guide

Other Older Shows Commissioned By BBC One

Note: this list might not be fully complete yet. We are still researching archive shows.

View all BBC comedies

Dapper Laughs on ITV2

Dapper Laughs on ITV2

Internet star Dapper Laughs is to front an ITV2 comedy/reality show called Dapper Laughs On The Pull. Read

Rhys James sitcom

Rhys James sitcom

Stand-up comic Rhys James has published a five-part sitcom to promote his Edinburgh show. Watch

Radio 1 live at the Fringe

Radio 1 live at the Fringe

Radio 1 is hosting a stand-up show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The gig will be streamed live. Read

Comic Relief darts series

Comic Relief darts series

Various comedians will take part in a special pro-celebrity darts tournament, for a BBC Comic Relief series. Read

Raindance launches web pilot

Raindance launches web pilot

Raindance has announces the return of its Web Fest with the launch of web series pilot competition. Read

Laughing Horse competition

Laughing Horse competition

Entries are now open for the Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2014 stand-up contest. Have a go? Read

Noel Fielding interview

Noel Fielding interview

Noel Fielding talks about how he's put story at the heart of Series 2 of his Luxury Comedy sketch show. Read

Still Game to return to TV?

Still Game to return to TV?

Still Game, the hit Scottish sitcom starring Greg Hemphill and Ford Kiernan, is set to return to TV. Read

Steve Coogan interview

Steve Coogan interview

Steve Coogan's shows are back on TV. He talks about Alan Partridge, Tommy Saxondale, The Trip and more. Read

Abandoman interview

Abandoman interview

Freestyle hip-hop duo Abandoman are just about the most impossible-to-follow act you've ever seen. Read