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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Alan Carr: Chatty Man. Alan Carr. Image credit: Open Mike Productions.

TV ComedyAlan Carr: Chatty Man

A current comedy programme.

Alan Carr hosts his very own entertainment chat show. Each week celebrity guests join Alan for a natter.

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Alfie Moore: It's A Fair Cop. Alfie Moore.

Radio ComedyAlfie Moore: It's A Fair Cop

A current comedy programme.

Radio 4 stand-up series starring policeman turned comedian Alfie Moore.

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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 29th July @ 11pm, Comedy Central.

Episode 2.3, Derek Acorah: Tonight we see David O'Doherty, Kevin Eldon, Susan Calman, and Josie Long, while Stewart Lee talks to the acts backstage in this fast moving series.

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Bad Salsa. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyBad Salsa

Next new episode: Monday 28th July @ 11:30am, Radio 4.

Episode 4: Comedy by Kate Stonham that follows three women as they embrace the world of salsa while adjusting to life after cancer.

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Cuckoo. Ken (Greg Davies). Image credit: Roughcut Television.

TV ComedyCuckoo

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

Episode 2.1: 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

Returns: 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: Wednesday 30th July @ 5pm, CBBC.

Episode 2.13: Bob Roberts and Felicity Bond are back in the DNN newsroom for another episode featuring funny headlines and ridiculous reports turned into big news stories.

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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 @ 10:35pm, 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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Friday Night Dinner. Image shows from L to R: Jackie (Tamsin Greig), Adam (Simon Bird), Martin (Paul Ritter), Jonny (Tom Rosenthal). Image credit: Popper Pictures.

TV ComedyFriday Night Dinner

A current comedy programme.

Channel 4 sitcom observing as twenty-something brothers Adam and Jonny go round to their parents' house for Friday night dinner.

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The Future Of Radio. Image credit: Pier Productions.

Radio ComedyFuture Of Radio, The

Starts: 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

Next new episode: Wednesday 30th July @ 2:15pm, Radio 4.

Episode 6, Elephants All The Way Up: Harper works in a zoo. He is a simple soul but his life is complicated. His wife is desperate for a baby, and his angry dad is bare knuckle boxer. Then the ground starts to shift - literally.

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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, 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 A Believer. Simon (Stephen Mangan). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyI'm A Believer

Will be broadcast: Friday 1st August @ 2:15pm, Radio 4.

Irreverent comedy about religious belief.

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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 28th July @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 61.5: A visit to Bradford's St George's Hall for regulars Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden, with Andy Hamilton on the panel and Jack Dee in the chair.

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Jason Byrne's Special Eye Live. Jason Byrne. Image credit: Channel X.

TV ComedyJason Byrne's Special Eye Live

Next new episode: Saturday 26th July @ 11:40pm, Comedy Central.

TV broadcast of Jason Byrne's 2013 DVD release, Special Eye Live.

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

Radio ComedyJohn Shuttleworth's Lounge Music

Next new episode: Sunday 27th July @ 7:15pm, Radio 4.

Episode 3: Mary is not happy as John has invited Toyah Wilcox to the lounge and she is worried that Toyah will live up to her wild 80s image and wreak havoc in the house.

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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 and regular co-hosts Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker take a look at the weird and wonderful talking points of the week.

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

Radio ComedyLife: An Idiot's Guide

Next new episode: Tuesday 29th July @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 3.6, Mortality: Stephen K Amos is joined by comedians Jason Cook, Brendon Burns and Robin Ince to present a guide to mortality.

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Little Lifetimes By Jenny Eclair. Jenny Eclair.

Radio ComedyLittle Lifetimes By Jenny Eclair

Starts: 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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The Mimic. Martin Hurdle (Terry Mynott). 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 28th July @ 9:30am, BBC R4E.

Episode 2.2, One Small Naughty Step For Man: Day 32 and the colony teacher tells Carol and Richard to go and sit in the naughty airlock.

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

Radio ComedyNews Quiz, The

A current comedy programme.

A long-running satirical Radio 4 panel show that takes a look at the week's more humourous news stories.

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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: 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 27th July @ 10:45pm, BBC3.

Episode 2, Angel's Birthday: Grindah is preparing a special party to celebrate Angel's fifth birthday but doesn't know where to start. Meanwhile, to appease his girlfriend, Beats has agreed to attend a job interview at Tie One, a local tie shop.

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Set List: Stand-Up Without A Net. Russell Kane. Image credit: Princess Productions.

TV ComedySet List: Stand-Up Without A Net

Next new episode: Monday 28th July @ 11:15pm, Sky Atlantic.

Episode 11: Rufus Hound and Frank Skinner are among the comedians featured in this inside look at the improvised stand-up show.

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Siblings. Image credit: Bwark Productions.

TV ComedySiblings

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

Episode 1, Rich and Sadie: 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 28th July @ 10pm, E4.

Episode 2: Kevin and team captains Seann Walsh and Chris Stark are joined by comedians Katherine Ryan and Joe Lycett, actress/model Helen Flanagan and former WBA heavyweight champion boxer David Haye as they face a series of challenges and questions based on some unforgettable online material.

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