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.

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BBC One - New & Current Shows

Boomers

Boomers

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

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The Boy In The Dress

Boy In The Dress, The

An adaptation of David Walliams's book about a 12-year-old boy who enjoys cross-dressing.

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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.

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Citizen Khan

Citizen Khan

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

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Count Arthur Strong

Count Arthur Strong

TV sitcom in which elderly showbusiness character Count Arthur Strong attempts to recount his life story. Stars Steve Delaney and Rory Kinnear.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Incredible Adventures Of Professor Branestawm

Incredible Adventures Of Professor Branestawm, The

Adaptation of the Norman Hunter's classic children's books with Harry Hill as the original mad professor.

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John Bishop's Christmas Show

John Bishop's Christmas Show

Christmas comedy specials hosted and curated by John Bishop, from London's thriving West End.

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The Kennedys

Kennedys, The

Comedy drama series following the Kennedy family, living on a Stevenage housing estate in the 1970s.

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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.

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Live At The Apollo

Live At The Apollo

Stand-up comedy performances from the biggest acts on the circuit. The first two series were hosted by Jack Dee.

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Mapp And Lucia

Mapp And Lucia

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

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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'.

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Michael McIntyre's Very Christmassy Christmas Show

Michael McIntyre's Very Christmassy Christmas Show

Christmas comedy entertainment special hosted by stand-up comedian Michael McIntyre.

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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.

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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.

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Not Going Out

Not Going Out

A fast-paced gag-orientated studio-based BBC One sitcom starring Lee Mack as a lazy slacker and Sally Bretton as his pretty landlady.

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Pompidou

Pompidou

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

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Room 101

Room 101

What do you really dislike? In Room 101, celebrities have the chance to get rid of their personal hates forever. Frank Skinner is the current host.

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Stan And Ollie

Stan And Ollie

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Other Older Shows Commissioned By BBC One

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

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2015 British comedy survey

2015 British comedy survey

A comedy survey has been launched, aiming to collect the thoughts of comedy fans across the UK. Details

20 festive comedy videos

20 festive comedy videos

The internet has been busy creating lots of funny festive video sketches. Here's 20 of the best from 2014. Watch

Christmas Puns

Christmas Puns

UK Pun Champion Darren Walsh has written us some festive jokes. There's a couple of drawings too. Read

BBC New Comedy Award 2014

BBC New Comedy Award 2014

Lee Ridley, a stand-up comedian with cerebral palsy, has won the BBC New Comedy Award 2014. Read

Richard Osman podcast

Richard Osman podcast

Pointless star Richard Osman joins Richard Herring for an entertaining chat. Watch or listen here: Listen

New Christmas Cracker jokes

New Christmas Cracker jokes

The winners of UKTV Gold's Christmas Cracker joke competition have been announced. Read the top 10: Read

No Pressure To Be Festive

No Pressure To Be Festive

Alistair Barrie and Nick Revell host a festive edition of the No Pressure To Be Funny political podcast. Listen

Pun Championships 2015

Pun Championships 2015

Check out some of the puns from the comedians who will take part in the UK Pun Championships 2015. Read

Christmas TV Guide 2014

Christmas TV Guide 2014

A list of 25 festive comedy specials to look out for between now and 2015. There's lots of treats ahead: Read

Christmas Gift Guide 2014

Christmas Gift Guide 2014

Shopping for gifts? We've plenty to choose from in our Christmas selection, from books to DVDs. Browse