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

4 O'Clock Club. Dexter (Jason Callender). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV Comedy4 O'Clock Club

Next new episode: Wednesday 4th March @ 5pm, CBBC.

Episode 4.6, Sick: Nero pulls a sickie to get off school - but will a suspicious Dexter find out?

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Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled. Lucy Beaumont. Image credit: Phil McIntyre Entertainment.

TV ComedyAlan Davies: As Yet Untitled

Next new episode: Tuesday 10th March @ 10pm, Dave.

Episode 2.10: Meandering chat with Alan Davies and guests Jonathan Ross, Germaine Greer, Tom Wrigglesworth and Lucy Beaumont. 'Goat punching' is just one of their mad subjects!

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Alex Edelman: Millennial. Alex Edelman.

Radio ComedyAlex Edelman: Millennial

Will be broadcast: Thursday 19th March @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Radio 4 recording of the show that won Alex Edelman the Best Newcomer prize at the 2014 Edinburgh Comedy Awards.

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Bluestone 42. Image shows from L to R: Bird (Katie Lyons), Simon (Stephen Wight), Ellen Best (Laura Aikman), Nick (Oliver Chris), Lt Col Smith (Tony Gardner), Towerblock (Matthew Lewis). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyBluestone 42

Returns: Monday 9th March @ 10pm, BBC3.

Episode 3.1: We re-join Bluestone 42 after an IED explosion has hit their transport... not all of them come out of the vehicle unscathed.

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Boswell's Lives. James Boswell (Miles Jupp). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyBoswell's Lives

Next new episode: Wednesday 11th March @ 11:30am, Radio 4.

Episode 3, Boswell's Life Of Pinter: Boswell meets playwright Harold Pinter but finds himself the victim of a betrayal.

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Does The Team Think.... Vic Reeves. Image credit: Open Mike Productions.

Radio ComedyChain Reaction

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

Episode 10.3, Bob Mortimer interviews Vic Reeves: Bob Mortimer, one half of comedy double act Vic & Bob, talks to the other half, Vic Reeves.

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Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe. Charlie Brooker. Image credit: House Of Tomorrow.

TV ComedyCharlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe

Next new episode: Thursday 12th March @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 3.6, Highlights Special: A look at the best bits of the latest series - with quite a lot of new bits too.

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Chat Show Roulette. Justin Edwards.

Radio ComedyChat Show Roulette

Starts: Thursday 19th March @ 11pm, Radio 4.

Episode 1: Justin Edwards is the host of this new improvised chat show. His guests today are Susan Calman, Marek Larwood and Kevin Eldon with musical accompaniment from James Sherwood.

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Cleaning Up. Julie (Julie Hesmondhalgh).

Radio ComedyCleaning Up

Next new episode: Friday 6th March @ 11:30am, Radio 4.

Episode 3: Sitcom about a group of night-time office cleaners in Manchester.

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Comedy Central At The Comedy Store. Image credit: Open Mike Productions.

TV ComedyComedy Central At The Comedy Store

Next new episode: Saturday 7th March @ 2:15am, Comedy Central.

Episode 3.18: Stand-up comedy from the famous venue.

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Comic Relief. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyComic Relief

Back soon for a new series.

Every two years the biggest British comedy stars and shows come together to raise money for charity.

The Dog Ate My Homework. Iain Stirling. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyDog Ate My Homework, The

Next new episode: Friday 6th March @ 5pm, CBBC.

Episode 2.6: The team captains are joined by stars of Sam and Mark's Big Friday Wind-Up, Sam and Mark, CBBC'S Dodge T Dog, and Dominique Moore from DNN and Horrible Histories.

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Dot. Dot (Fenella Woolgar).

Radio ComedyDot

Will be broadcast: Wednesday 18th March @ 11:30am, Radio 4.

Radio 4 comedy. There's a spy on the loose in the Cabinet War Rooms, so Dot makes it her mission to bag him.

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Fighting Talk. Image shows from L to R: Josh Widdicombe, Georgie Thompson. Image credit: World's End Productions.

Radio ComedyFighting Talk

Next new episode: Saturday 7th March @ 11am, Five Live.

Episode 12.29: Josh Widdicombe hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

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The Football's On. Ian Stone.

TV ComedyFootball's On, The

Next new episode: Friday 6th March @ 10pm, BT Sport.

Episode 2.31: Ian Stone returns with more football chat. With Dom & Tom and Jo Caulfield.

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Gigglebiz. Justin Fletcher. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyGigglebiz

A current comedy programme.

CBeebies legend Justin Fletcher gets the nation's under-sixes laughing their socks off with his collection of crazy comedy characters.

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The Graham Norton Show. Graham Norton. Image credit: So Television.

TV ComedyGraham Norton Show, The

Next new episode: Friday 6th March @ 10:35pm, BBC1.

Episode 16.23, Comic Relief Special: A week before Comic Relief night, a host of celebrities join Graham to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the iconic fundraiser. With guests Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, Jennifer Saunders, David Walliams, Jack Dee and Johnny Vegas.

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House Of Fools. Image shows from L to R: Vic (Vic Reeves), Bob (Bob Mortimer). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyHouse Of Fools

Next new episode: Monday 9th March @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 2.3, The Moth Affair: The housemates have to deal with a giant monster-moth with an insatiable appetite.

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I Live With Models. Image shows from L to R: Anna (Rebecca Reid), Tommy (David Hoffman), Scarlet (Brianne Howey), Enrique (Eric Aragon). Image credit: Roughcut Television.

TV ComedyI Live With Models

Next new episode: Monday 9th March @ 9pm, Comedy Central.

Episode 3, The Suit: Tommy buys a flash white suit he can't afford. He's about to return it, when he meets a beautiful girl with expensive tastes. Meanwhile Scarlet fights through sickness to be in her first catwalk show and Enrique tries to hunt a squirrel.

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In And Out Of The Kitchen. Image shows from L to R: Damien Trench (Miles Jupp), Anthony McIlvanney (Justin Edwards). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyIn And Out Of The Kitchen

Starts: Wednesday 11th March @ 10pm, BBC4.

Episode 1, The Diet: Damien is hesitant to start a weekly column for Waitsbury's supermarket, but when his partner Anthony decides to take up a new spin on the 'cabbage soup' diet involving copious quantities of courgettes, Damien takes the job to rail against fad diets. Damien also has to bake a birthday cake for his builder Mr. Mullaney.

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The Jonathan Ross Show. Jonathan Ross. Image credit: Hot Sauce.

TV ComedyJonathan Ross Show, The

Next new episode: Saturday 7th March @ 9:55pm, ITV.

Episode 8.7, Damian Lewis, Bryan Ferry...: Jonathan welcomes Homeland and Wolf Hall star Damian Lewis and music legend Bryan Ferry - who also sings.

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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

Next new episode: Monday 9th March @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 71.5: Alun Cochrane, Tony Hawks, Josie Lawrence and Paul Merton try to speak on subjects without repetition, hesitation and deviation.

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The Keith Lemon Sketch Show. Keith Lemon. Image credit: Talkback.

TV ComedyKeith Lemon Sketch Show, The

Next new episode: Thursday 5th March @ 10pm, ITV2.

Episode 5: Keith and friends send up a whole host of famous faces, including One Direction, Kim Kardashian and long-time collaborator Holly Willoughby.

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The Last Hurrah - Interview With The Snowman. Elton (Rik Mayall). Image credit: supermegactionplus.

Radio ComedyLast Hurrah - Interview With The Snowman, The

Starts: Saturday 7th March @ 11:30pm, Radio 4 Extra.

Episode 1: Elton is the last remaining talking Snowman - a war-mongering, immortal, immoral tyrant.

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Let's Play Darts For Comic Relief. Bobby 'Carpets' Mortimer. Image credit: Zeppotron.

TV ComedyLet's Play Darts For Comic Relief

Next new episode: Wednesday 4th March @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 4, Quarter Final 4: In the last quarter-final, Bob Mortimer teams up with darts legend Andy 'The Viking' Fordham, going up against Roisin Conaty and Richie George for the remaining place in the semi-finals.

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Listomania. Susan Calman.

Radio ComedyListomania

Next new episode: Thursday 5th March @ 10pm, Radio 2.

Episode 3: Susan Calman challenges a panel of comedians, DJs and musicians to take part in a series of anarchic and hilarious games which celebrate the power of the humble list. To do lists, buckets lists, shopping lists, and everything in between.

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Little Britain. Image shows from L to R: Matt Lucas, David Walliams. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyLittle Britain

Returns: Friday 13th March, BBC3.

Comic Relief Special: Lou has a new, far more intellectual patient to take care of: Professor Stephen Hawking. Catherine Tate also features.

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Moone Boy. Image shows from L to R: Padraic (Ian O'Reilly), Martin (David Rawle). Image credit: Baby Cow Productions.

TV ComedyMoone Boy

Next new episode: Monday 9th March @ 9pm, Sky1.

Episode 3.2, The Plunder Years: Sick of being caught between two warring parents, Padraic goes on the run with Martin. Crunchie Haystacks struggles to cope, too.

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The Nearlyweds. Tom (Cai O'Leary).

Radio ComedyNearlyweds, The

Starts: Friday 6th March @ 6:30pm, Radio Wales.

Radio Wales sitcom about a happy couple who would probably get married if only their families did not keep getting in the way.

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The News Quiz. Sandi Toksvig. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyNews Quiz, The

Next new episode: Friday 6th March @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 86.3: Sandi Toksvig is joined by Jeremy Hardy, Susan Calman, Bob Mills and another guest to look at the week's news.

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Newsjack. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyNewsjack

Next new episode: Thursday 5th March @ 10:30pm, Radio 4 Extra.

Episode 12.2: Nish Kumar hosts the topical sketch show.

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Nurse. Image shows from L to R: Graham Downes (Paul Whitehouse), Graham's Mum (Rosie Cavaliero).

TV ComedyNurse

Starts: Tuesday 10th March @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 1: The first episode introduces some of the patients that Liz encounters during her home visits. Amongst those are Lorrie and her over-friendly, nosey neighbour Maurice, overweight Graham and his feeder mother, elderly rake Herbert, cat lady April and agoraphobic Billy and his ex-con friend.

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Off Their Rockers. Image shows from L to R: Rosie Bannister, Royston Mayoh, Sonia Elliman, Iris Sharples, Seb Craig, Rosemary Macvie. Image credit: CPL Productions.

TV ComedyOff Their Rockers

Next new episode: Sunday 8th March @ 7:30pm, ITV.

Episode 3.2: A potty-mouthed nun causes trouble, Seb gets advice on attending a naturist wedding and Dave gives a member of the public his lucky pants.

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Pompidou. Pompidou (Matt Lucas). Image credit: John Stanley Productions.

TV ComedyPompidou

Next new episode: Sunday 8th March @ 6:30pm, BBC2.

Episode 2, Lottery: Pompidou thinks he's won the lottery, but Hove's the real winner. A transformation in Hove leaves poor Pompidou bereft, but he won't let that last long.

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Reality Bites. Image shows from L to R: Emma Willis, Stephen Mulhern, Joel Dommett. Image credit: Hungry Bear Media.

TV ComedyReality Bites

Next new episode: Thursday 5th March @ 10:30pm, ITV2.

Episode 5: Stephen Mulhern hosts another episode of the panel show focusing on the world of reality television.

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The Revolution Will Be Televised. Image shows from L to R: Jolyon Rubinstein, Heydon Prowse. Image credit: Hat Trick Productions.

TV ComedyRevolution Will Be Televised, The

Returns: Sunday 8th March @ 10:05pm, BBC2.

Part 1: Compilation of the best bits of Series 1, 2 and 3 of the political prank show starring Heydon Prowse and Jolyon Rubinstein.

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Room 101. Frank Skinner. Image credit: Hat Trick Productions.

TV ComedyRoom 101

Next new episode: Friday 6th March @ 8:30pm, BBC1.

Episode 4.9, Highlights Special: Frank Skinner hosts a compilation of the best moments in this season of the comedy panel show, including new unseen footage.

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Ross Noble Freewheeling. Ross Noble. Image credit: North One Television.

TV ComedyRoss Noble Freewheeling

Returns: Tuesday 24th March @ 10pm, Dave.

Episode 2.1: Another adventure with Ross Noble.

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Roy. Image shows from L to R: Roy, Becky (Martha Byrne). Image credit: JAM Media.

TV ComedyRoy

Next new episode: Tuesday 10th March @ 5pm, CBBC.

Episode 4.8, Blush Hour: Roy has a tough time coping with his embarrassing father Bill, when he takes the job of temporary janitor at Sandyford Progressive Learning. As the school prepares for a big event with Barbecue Bill at the helm, will Roy be able to keep his explosive embarrassments under control?

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Stella. Alan (Steve Speirs). Image credit: Tidy Productions.

TV ComedyStella

Next new episode: Friday 6th March @ 9pm, Sky1.

Episode 4.5: Stella is ready to make amends with Michael, until, that is, she uncovers more secrets and lies. Elsewhere in Pontyberry, Dai Davies hits the campaign trail.

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Tim Key's Late Night Poetry Programme. Tim Key.

Radio ComedyTim Key's Late Night Poetry Programme

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

Episode 3.3, Cookery: Tim attempts to cook up a storm as he tackles the ancient art of cookery. With culinary support from Tom Basden.

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Twirlywoos. Image credit: Ragdoll Productions.

TV ComedyTwirlywoos

Next new episode: Thursday 5th March @ 9:25am, CBeebies.

Episode 9, This Way, That Way: The Twirlywoos are chased this way and that way when they encounter a dog in a park. When the Tea Machine starts acting strangely Toodloo has to run back and forth across the Boat to keep up.

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Uncle. Image shows from L to R: Errol (Elliot Speller-Gillott), Andy (Nick Helm). Image credit: Baby Cow Productions.

TV ComedyUncle

Next new episode: Tuesday 10th March @ 10pm, BBC3.

Episode 2.5: Andy's desperate for cash to pay his rent, so when he hears his estranged Uncle Frank is dying, he thinks it's his chance to get written in to his will. Without Sam's knowledge, Andy takes Errol to Frank's cabin for an unforgettable family reunion.

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