Current Comedy Series

Here's a list of the British comedy series currently in the schedules. These comedies are listed alphabetically to help you easily find the show you're interested in. To see episodes in broadcast order, view our schedule

A Touch Of Cloth. Image shows from L to R: Asap Qureshi (Navin Chowdhry), Dr Natasha Sachet (Daisy Beaumont), Des Hairihan (Adrian Bower), Jack Cloth (John Hannah), Anne Oldman (Suranne Jones), DC Kerry Newblood (Karen Gillan). Image credit: Zeppotron.

TV ComedyA Touch Of Cloth

Returns: Saturday 9th August @ 9pm, Sky1.

Episode 3.1, Part One: DCI Jack Cloth's brother, Terry, has been killed. The pair weren't close, in fact, they were estranged, but, you know, it still hurts.

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Almost Royal. Image shows from L to R: Georgie Carlton (Ed Gamble), Poppy Carlton (Amy Hoggart). Image credit: Burning Bright Productions.

TV ComedyAlmost Royal

Starts: Sunday 10th August @ 10pm, E4.

Episode 1, Los Angeles: The very unconventional royal tour of America commences in Los Angeles. After a bicycle ride around Beverly Hills and a consultation with a plastic surgeon, Georgie and Poppy meet with some Hollywood movers.

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The Alternative Comedy Experience. Image shows from L to R: David Kay, Henning Wehn, Josie Long, Paul Sinha, Isy Suttie, Bridget Christie, Stewart Lee. Image credit: Comedy Central.

TV ComedyAlternative Comedy Experience, The

Next new episode: Tuesday 5th August @ 11pm, Comedy Central.

Episode 2.4, A Minute Of Silence: Tonight's episode of the 'connoisseurs stand-up show of choice' features Tony Law, David Kay, Susan Calman, Michael Legge, and musical storytellers Ginger & Black. Stewart Lee meets them backstage.

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The Brig Society. Marcus Brigstocke. Image credit: Pozzitive Productions.

Radio ComedyBrig Society, The

Returns: Friday 1st August @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 2.1, MEP: Marcus Brigstocke has got himself elected as a Member of the European Parliament. So it's off to Brussels to meet Europe's finest parliamentary minds and also UKIP. Along the way he'll be examining the history of the EU, its legislative structure, the democratic burden that must be shouldered to promulgate a more humane society and why so many UKIP members wear yellow trou...

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The Cold Swedish Winter. Geoff (Adam Riches).

Radio ComedyCold Swedish Winter, The

Starts: Monday 11th August @ 11:30am, Radio 4.

Episode 1: Geoff attempts to start a career as a comedian in Yxsjö. In a town with barely any shops, where the venue is run by Linda's father - getting an audience is going to be a problem.

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Cuckoo. Image shows from L to R: Dale (Taylor Lautner), Rachel (Esther Smith), Dylan (Tyger Drew-Honey). Image credit: Roughcut Television.

TV ComedyCuckoo

Returns: Thursday 7th August @ 10pm, BBC3.

Episode 2.1, A New Beginning: Ken is looking forward to an empty nest now Dylan's got into University, but a painful operation and a mysterious stranger conspire to make life a lot less simple.

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Dead Ringers. Image shows from L to R: Jon Culshaw, Phil Cornwell, Jan Ravens, Mark Perry, Kevin Connelly. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyDead Ringers

Next new episode: Wednesday 30th July @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 12.1: The classic and award-winning impressions show is back for the first time in seven years with a new cast of characters.

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DNN. Image shows from L to R: Bob Roberts (William Andrews), Felicity Bond (Kelly-Anne Lyons). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyDNN

Next new episode: Saturday 2nd August @ 7:45am, CBBC.

Episode 2.13: Sports reporter Gary Ogden misses out on an end of series gift - so goes on a mission to find himself a shiny new chair. TV's most mismatched news team look back the funniest and most ridiculous moments of the series.

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Don't Drop The Baton. Image shows from L to R: Mark Nelson, Susan Calman. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyDon't Drop The Baton

Next new episode: Monday 4th August @ 10:40pm, BBC1 Scot.

Episode 2: Volunteers Pam and Tam work out what a velodrome is; the police hunt down a ticket tout; and Susan competes in the rhythmic gymnastics.

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Don't Make Me Laugh. David Baddiel. Image credit: So Radio.

Radio ComedyDon't Make Me Laugh

Next new episode: Thursday 31st July @ 11pm, Radio 4.

Episode 3: Clive Anderson, Rhys Thomas, Chris Ramsay and Katherine Ryan try not to be funny.

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The Future Of Radio. Image credit: Pier Productions.

Radio ComedyFuture Of Radio, The

Next new episode: Wednesday 30th July @ 11pm, Radio 4.

Episode 1, Sweet Smell Of Success: The Institute of Radiophonic Evolution discovers that radio can transmits smells and uses them to enhance the output of the Radio Drama Department.

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Hatch, Match And Dispatch. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyHatch, Match And Dispatch

A current comedy programme.

Series of six quirky plays that start in a register office and end in a birth, marriage or death..

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His Master's Voice. Image shows from L to R: Archie Andrews (Rob Brydon), Peter Brough (Rob Brydon).

Radio ComedyHis Master's Voice

Will be broadcast: Saturday 2nd August @ 2:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 1: Comedy drama about the life of ventriloquist Peter Brough and his doll Archie Andrews - both played by Rob Brydon.

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Horrible Histories. Image shows from L to R: Ben Willbond, Laurence Rickard, Mathew Baynton, Jim Howick, Simon Farnaby. Image credit: Lion Television.

TV ComedyHorrible Histories

Returns: Monday 4th August @ 9am, CBBC.

Frightful First World War Special: This special reveals how Girl Guides were used to pass on secret war-time information; tells of the terrors of trench life; and hears a frustrated captain try to explain the not-so-simple reasons for Britain joining the war.

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I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue. Jack Dee. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyI'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue

Next new episode: Monday 4th August @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 61.6: Another visit to Bradford, with Andy Hamilton joining the regular panel line-up.

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The Inbetweeners Go Global. Image shows from L to R: James Buckley, Simon Bird, Joe Thomas, Blake Harrison.

TV ComedyInbetweeners Go Global, The

Will be broadcast: Sunday 3rd August @ 9pm, E4.

Special programme featuring the stars of The Inbetweeners ahead of the release of The Inbetweeners 2.

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John Shuttleworth's Lounge Music. John Shuttleworth (Graham Fellows).

Radio ComedyJohn Shuttleworth's Lounge Music

Next new episode: Sunday 3rd August @ 7:15pm, Radio 4.

Episode 4: John is feeling a little stressed, despite the fact all the jingles are recorded. His final guest is Leee John from Imagination.

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Just A Minute. Image shows from L to R: Nicholas Parsons, Paul Merton. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyJust A Minute

Returns: Monday 11th August @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 70.1: Just how hard can it be to talk for 60 seconds without hesitation, repetition or deviation? Paul Merton, Alun Cochrane, Jonathan Ross and Liza Tarbuck find out with the legendary Nicholas Parsons still keeping the score.

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The Last Leg. Image shows from L to R: Alex Brooker, Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe. Image credit: Open Mike Productions.

TV ComedyLast Leg, The

Returns: Friday 1st August @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 5.1: The award-winning gang show returns live to Friday nights with a joyful, offbeat take on the week. Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker are joined by the cast of The Inbetweeners 2.

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Life: An Idiot's Guide. Stephen K Amos. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyLife: An Idiot's Guide

A current comedy programme.

Stand-up comedy with Stephen K Amos and guests, themed around various topics related to life.

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Little Lifetimes By Jenny Eclair. Jenny Eclair. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyLittle Lifetimes By Jenny Eclair

Next new episode: Wednesday 30th July @ 11:15pm, Radio 4.

Episode 1, Fifteen Minutes To Landing: A couple experience severe turblulence on a flight but it turns out to be not nearly as bumpy as their marriage.

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MacAulay And Co. Fred MacAulay. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyMacAulay And Co

Returns: Tuesday 5th August @ 10:30am, Radio Scot.

Episode 9.1: Fred MacAulay brings us the pick of the best comedy from the Edinburgh Festival.

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The Mimic. Image credit: Running Bare Pictures.

TV ComedyMimic, The

Next new episode: Wednesday 30th July @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 2.3: Martin finds new work and makes a discovery. Harriet has plans for her boyfriend though, and Neil is (finally) seeking professional help...

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Mock The Week. Image shows from L to R: Andy Parsons, Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis. Image credit: Angst Productions.

TV ComedyMock The Week

Returns: Thursday 11th September @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 13.7: After an August break to make way for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Mock The Week is back with another selection of top-name comedy guests.

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My First Planet. Image shows from L to R: Brian (Nicholas Lyndhurst), Lillian (Vicki Pepperdine), Mason (Tom Goodman-Hill). Image credit: Pozzitive Productions.

Radio ComedyMy First Planet

Next new episode: Monday 4th August @ 9:30am, BBC R4E.

Episode 2.3, They Came To Test Our Brains!: A pub quiz and a talking yam spell disaster for Brian when he accidentally discovers his IQ. Oh and that is what Archer's lungs look like. Thank you Lillian.

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Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy. Noel Fielding. Image credit: Secret Peter.

TV ComedyNoel Fielding's Luxury Comedy

Returns: Thursday 31st July @ 10pm, E4.

Episode 2.1, Paul Panfer: In episode one, the cast of Magnum P.I. try to sacrifice Noel to a volcano. All hopes of being rescued rest on Paul Panfer, an internet sensation who remakes Elvis films on his mobile phone.

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People Just Do Nothing. Image shows from L to R: Beats (Hugo Chegwin), Grindah (Allan Mustafa), Decoy (Daniel Sylvester Woolford). Image credit: Roughcut Television.

TV ComedyPeople Just Do Nothing

Next new episode: Sunday 3rd August @ 10:45pm, BBC3.

Episode 3, Competition: Kurupt FM is running their weekly caller competition and MC Grindah has a special surprise in store for the winner. Meanwhile, Chabuddy G's wife Aldona has her Polish brother come to stay.

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Phil And Alice Live From Edinburgh Festival. Image shows from L to R: Alice Levine, Phil Taggart. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyPhil And Alice Live From Edinburgh Festival

Will be broadcast: Monday 11th August @ 10pm, Radio 1.

Radio 1 stand-up special broadcast live from the Edinburgh Festival. Also streamed on the BBC Red Button and YouTube.

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Psychobitches. Therapist (Rebecca Front). Image credit: Tiger Aspect Productions.

TV ComedyPsychobitches

Returns: Saturday 9th August @ 10pm, Sky1.

Part One: All the best bits from series one of the inspired comedy sketch show about history's most famous women - and their therapist.

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Set List: Stand-Up Without A Net. Daniel Sloss. Image credit: Princess Productions.

TV ComedySet List: Stand-Up Without A Net

Next new episode: Monday 4th August @ 11:15pm, Sky Atlantic.

Episode 12: Ross Noble, Rob Delaney and Richard Herring feature in these unseen moments from the improvised stand-up show.

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The Show What You Wrote. Image shows from L to R: Helen Moon, John Thomson, Fiona Clarke. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyShow What You Wrote, The

Returns: Thursday 14th August @ 11pm, Radio 4.

Episode 2.1: The return of the themed sketch show made entirely from contributions sent in by the public.

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Siblings. Image shows from L to R: Dan (Tom Stourton), Hannah (Charlotte Ritchie). Image credit: Bwark Productions.

TV ComedySiblings

Starts: Thursday 7th August @ 10:30pm, BBC3.

Episode 1, Wheelchair Conference: There's problems at the office for Hannah, as her useless boss Andy is replaced with the hard-hitting Annette. Brother Dan is quickly drawn into a web of lies.

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Sketchorama. Thom Tuck. Image credit: The Comedy Unit.

Radio ComedySketchorama

Returns: Thursday 14th August @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 3.4, Edinburgh Special: Thom Tuck presents three groups making their mark on the UK sketch comedy scene. Recorded at the Edinburgh Fringe festival.

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Virtually Famous. Image shows from L to R: Chris Stark, Kevin McHale, Seann Walsh. Image credit: Talkback.

TV ComedyVirtually Famous

Next new episode: Monday 4th August @ 10pm, E4.

Episode 3: Kevin, Seann and Chris are joined by James Acaster, Alex Brooker, Jameela Jamil and Kimberly Wyatt as they face questions and challenges to put their knowledge of the Virtually Famous to the test.

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Walter. DI Walter Gambon (Adrian Dunbar). Image credit: ITV Studios.

TV ComedyWalter

Will be broadcast: Friday 8th August @ 9pm, BBC1.

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

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