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 1st April @ 5pm, CBBC.

Episode 4.10, Party: Nero gets invited to the coolest party of the year. Meanwhile, there is a surprise winner of the school presidential election.

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

TV ComedyAlan Carr: Chatty Man

Next new episode: Friday 3rd April @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 14.3, Noel Fielding, Frank Lampard, Lethal Bizzle...: Alan is joined by surreal comedian Noel Fielding, who chats about his current stand-up tour, and football star Frank Lampard, who discusses his latest children's book, Frankie's Magic Football, and there's music from Lethal Bizzle, who performs his single Fester Skank.

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The Alternative Vote. Matt Forde. Image credit: Avalon Television.

Radio ComedyAlternative Vote, The

Starts: Friday 17th April @ 7pm, Absolute.

Comedy show for Absolute Radio in which Matt Forde asks comedians what they'd do if they were elected to government.

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Bluestone 42. Image shows from L to R: Ellen (Laura Aikman), Bird (Katie Lyons). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyBluestone 42

Next new episode: Monday 30th March @ 10pm, BBC3.

Episode 3.4: Word reaches the team that a Taliban attack is imminent, doing nothing to help Simon's paranoid suspicion of the new ANA recruit.

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Carry On Forever. Jim Dale. Image credit: Shiver Productions.

TV ComedyCarry On Forever

Starts: Friday 3rd April @ 9pm, ITV3.

Episode 1: The first episode looks at the birth of the Carry On brand at Pinewood Studios and reveals how producer Peter Rogers and director Gerald Thomas accidentally stumbled on a hit formula.

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The Casebook Of Max And Ivan. Image shows from L to R: Max (Max Olesker), Ivan (Ivan Gonzalez). Image credit: John Stanley Productions.

Radio ComedyCasebook Of Max And Ivan, The

Starts: Tuesday 7th April @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 1: Max and Ivan investigate why 10-year-old Ophelia Hamilton always comes last in the beauty pageants her mother enters her for. British Comedy legend June Whitfield makes a guest appearance as a beauty pageant judge.

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Celebrity Juice. Keith Lemon. Image credit: Talkback.

TV ComedyCelebrity Juice

Next new episode: Thursday 2nd April @ 10pm, ITV2.

Episode 13.3, Easter Special: Team captains Holly Willoughby and Fearne Cotton and regular panellist Gino D'Acampo welcome actor Will Mellor, TV presenter Rylan Clark and Glee star Kevin McHale to their teams for an Easter-themed special.

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Chat Show Roulette. Justin Edwards.

Radio ComedyChat Show Roulette

Next new episode: Thursday 2nd April @ 11pm, Radio 4.

Episode 3: Charlie Higson, Mike Wozniak, Cariad Lloyd and Matt Lucas are the guests.

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Dead Ringers. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyDead Ringers

Returns: Friday 10th April @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 13.1: The topical impressions show returns just in time to reflect the build-up to one of the most important votes for decades: will Austria win Eurovision this year again or does Britain's Electro Velvet stand a chance?

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Deborah Frances-White Rolls The Dice. Deborah Frances-White.

Radio ComedyDeborah Frances-White Rolls The Dice

Starts: Monday 13th April @ 11:30am, Radio 4.

Episode 1: Deborah Frances-White tells the true life story of her search for her birth mother.

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Dilemma. Sue Perkins. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyDilemma

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

Episode 4.1: Sue Perkins is joined by comedians Sarah Millican and John Robins, journalist Michael Deacon and former Blue Peter presenter Janet Ellis.

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

TV ComedyDog Ate My Homework, The

Next new episode: Friday 3rd April @ 5pm, CBBC.

Episode 2.10: The brilliant young team captains are joined by Dominique Moore from DNN and Horrible Histories, dance phenomenon Aidan Davis, Alex Riley from Junior Vets and host of Extreme School, Susan Calman.

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The Essay: British Film Comedians. Simon Heffer.

Radio ComedyEssay: British Film Comedians, The

Starts: Monday 13th April @ 10:45pm, Radio 3.

Episode 1, Will Hay: Simon Heffer profiles Will Hay. With films such as Oh! Mr Porter, Boys Will Be Boys and The Goose Steps Out, Will Hay was, by popular consent, the greatest comic actor in films of the 1930s and 1940s.

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

Radio ComedyFighting Talk

Next new episode: Saturday 4th April @ 11am, Five Live.

Episode 12.33: Georgie Ainslie 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 3rd April @ 10pm, BT Sport 1.

Episode 2.35: Ian Stone returns with more football chat. With special guests Sean Hughes and Ian Moore.

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The Good, The Bad And The Unexpected. Julia Sutherland.

Radio ComedyGood, The Bad And The Unexpected, The

Returns: Friday 3rd April @ 1:30pm, Radio Scot.

Episode 1: Julia Sutherland puts comedians Jo Caulfield, Des Clarke, Zoe Lyons and Keir McAllister to the test, live at the Stand Comedy Club.

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

TV ComedyGraham Norton Show, The

Returns: Friday 10th April @ 10:35pm, BBC1.

Episode 17.1: Graham returns with a brand new series.

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Have I Got News For You. Image shows from L to R: Ian Hislop, Paul Merton. Image credit: Hat Trick Productions.

TV ComedyHave I Got News For You

Returns: Friday 10th April @ 9pm, BBC1.

Episode 49.1: Ian Hislop and Paul Merton are joined by Daniel Radcliffe and guest panellists to look over recent news headlines.

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House Of Fools. Image shows from L to R: Mary (Sally Phillips), Bosh (Dan Skinner). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyHouse Of Fools

Next new episode: Monday 30th March @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 2.6, The Whip Affair: Vic receives an exciting letter from his ex-girlfriend Mary. He enlists help from Julie to prepare for their big date.

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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 30th March @ 9:30pm, Comedy Central.

Episode 6, The Editor: Scarlet gets a break from her hero - powerful magazine editor Joanna Vermouth. But when Tommy gets involved, her entire career is at risk. Meanwhile Anna wants Enrique's bedroom and convinces him it's haunted.

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Inside No. 9. Image shows from L to R: Christine (Sheridan Smith), Jack (Joel Little), Adam (Tom Riley). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyInside No. 9

Next new episode: Thursday 2nd April @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 2.2, The 12 Days Of Christine: Christine Clarke brings a new man back to her flat from a New Year's Eve party, and immediately her life starts to unravel. Who is the terrifying stranger that keeps appearing in the flat at night?

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Jack Dee - So What? Live. Jack Dee. Image credit: Open Mike Productions.

TV ComedyJack Dee - So What? Live

Will be broadcast: Sunday 5th April @ 10:30pm, BBC2.

A TV broadcast of Jack Dee's 2013 stand-up show, his first in six years.

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

TV ComedyJonathan Ross Show, The

Next new episode: Saturday 4th April @ 9:35pm, ITV.

Episode 8.11, Ethan Hawke, Bear Grylls, Clare Balding, Kylie Minogue, James Bay: Jonathan welcomes award-winning actor and director Ethan Hawke, adventurer Bear Grylls, sports broadcaster Clare Balding and the princess of pop, Kylie Minogue. Live music comes from James Bay.

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Julia Sutherland: Fat Chance. Julia Sutherland.

Radio ComedyJulia Sutherland: Fat Chance

Will be broadcast: Tuesday 31st March @ 11pm, Radio 4.

Julia Sutherland's honest comic account of losing 6 stone in weight.

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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

A current comedy programme.

Long running radio panel game in which host Nicholas Parsons asks contestants to talk for one minute without repetition, hesitation or deviation.

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The Leak. Tom Price. Image credit: The Rubber Chicken.

Radio ComedyLeak, The

Next new episode: Friday 3rd April @ 6:30pm, Radio Wales.

Episode 2.2: Tom Price and guests from the world of comedy and entertainment review the week's biggest stories from around Wales and the world. Recorded in front of a live studio audience.

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Michael McIntyre's Easter Night At The Coliseum. Michael McIntyre. Image credit: Hungry McBear.

TV ComedyMichael McIntyre's Easter Night At The Coliseum

Will be broadcast: Sunday 5th April @ 8pm, BBC1.

Michael McIntyre hosts a special Easter entertainment extravaganza from London's Coliseum.

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Moone Boy. Image shows from L to R: Martin (David Rawle), Sean Murphy (Chris O'Dowd). Image credit: Baby Cow Productions.

TV ComedyMoone Boy

Next new episode: Monday 30th March @ 9pm, Sky1.

Episode 3.5, Bells 'n' Smells: Dessie aims to put Catholicism on the map by setting up a bookshop.

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

Radio ComedyNews Quiz, The

Next new episode: Friday 3rd April @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 86.7: Sandi Toksvig is joined by Holly Walsh, Bob Mills and Romesh Ranganathan join regular panellist Jeremy Hardy.

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Newsjack. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyNewsjack

Next new episode: Thursday 2nd April @ 10:30pm, Radio 4 Extra.

Episode 12.6: Nish Kumar hosts the topical sketch show.

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The Now Show. Image shows from L to R: Hugh Dennis, Steve Punt. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyNow Show, The

Returns: Friday 17th April @ 11pm, Radio 4.

Episode 46.1: A series of election specials from the Now Show gang kicks off this evening. Their critique of the second of the leader's debates will feature in the first programme.

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Nurse.

TV ComedyNurse

Next new episode: Tuesday 31st March @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 4: Herbert becomes lonely and confides in Liz that he would like some female company.

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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 5th April @ 7:30pm, ITV.

Episode 3.6: Barry gets hygiene tips, Dave performs a strange act of kindness and Seb tries his hand at arm wrestling.

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Peter Kay's Car Share. Image shows from L to R: John (Peter Kay), Kayleigh (Sian Gibson). Image credit: Goodnight Vienna Productions.

TV ComedyPeter Kay's Car Share

On iPlayer from 1st April, then BBC One later in April.

BBC sitcom about two workers thrown together in a company car share scheme. Stars Peter Kay and Sian Gibson.

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

TV ComedyPompidou

Next new episode: Sunday 5th April @ 6:35pm, BBC2.

Episode 6, Cold: It's cold and the electric heater in the caravan is bust, but the repair man won't come to fix it. The only thing left to do is go on holiday, but with no money Pompidou and Hove must get creative.

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Raised By Wolves. Image shows from L to R: Germaine Garry (Helen Monks), Della Garry (Rebekah Staton). Image credit: Big Talk Productions.

TV ComedyRaised By Wolves

Next new episode: Monday 30th March @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 3, Mehmesis: In a Wolverhampton heatwave, cousin Cathy arrives at the Garry home, and soon catches the eye of Lee, Germaine's would-be boyfriend. Della, meanwhile, is attempting self-sufficiency to reduce her massive food bill.

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Ross Noble Freewheeling. Image shows from L to R: Ross Noble, Unknown. Image credit: North One Television.

TV ComedyRoss Noble Freewheeling

Next new episode: Tuesday 31st March @ 10pm, Dave.

Episode 2.2: In Scotland, Ross lands a part in a Braveheart-style film and does a Trainspotting runner from The Krankies and Nessie!

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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 31st March @ 5pm, CBBC.

Episode 4.11, Roy Junior: Roy is very confident when he is given an egg to look after for a school project. He expects it to be easy, but he and his classmates are in for one of the most stressful weeks of their life.

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Sketchland. Image shows from L to R: Alan Orr, Gerard Miller. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedySketchland

Will be broadcast: Friday 3rd April @ 10pm, BBC2 Scot.

Sketch show pilot based around the topic of moving out of the family home. Features a young cast.

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Sleepy Tigers. Image shows from L to R: Marc Wootton, Julia Davis.

Radio ComedySleepy Tigers

Next new episode: Monday 30th March @ 11pm, Radio 4.

Dark comedy about a couple of maternity nurses who run their own business.

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Stand Up For China. Des Bishop.

Radio ComedyStand Up For China

Will be broadcast: Tuesday 14th April @ 5:30pm, World Service.

In this documentary for the BBC World Service, comedian Des Bishop explores what makes the Chinese laugh.

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Stella. Image shows from L to R: Katie (Martha Mackintosh), Stella (Ruth Jones). Image credit: Tidy Productions.

TV ComedyStella

Next new episode: Friday 3rd April @ 9pm, Sky1.

Episode 4.9: Preparations for Big Alan and Celia's impending wedding day are in full swing.

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Talking Comedy. Les Dawson.

TV ComedyTalking Comedy

Starts: Friday 3rd April @ 3:10pm, BBC2.

Episode 1, Bob Hope Talking Comedy: A look back at celebrated American comedian Bob Hope's appearances on a selection of the BBC's best-loved talk shows over the years of his long career.

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Tim FitzHigham: The Gambler. Tim Fitzhigham. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyTim FitzHigham: The Gambler

Returns: Wednesday 1st April @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 2.1: Adventurer and comedian Tim FitzHigham recreates another 18th century bet: can he walk blindfolded from London's Royal Academy to the Royal Exchange building in under an hour?

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

TV ComedyVirtually Famous

Series 2 starts on the 13th April.

Glee star Kevin McHale hosts a panel show about internet stars.

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You're Back In The Room. Image shows from L to R: Keith Barry, Phillip Schofield. Image credit: Tuesday's Child.

TV ComedyYou're Back In The Room

Next new episode: Saturday 4th April @ 8:30pm, ITV.

Episode 4: Join Phillip Schofield and Keith Barry for the show in which five strangers take on simple tasks - while hypnotised. Tonight's show includes special guests Diversity.

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You, Me & Them. Image shows from L to R: Rose Walker (Honor Blackman), Ed Walker (Anthony Head). Image credit: Hat Trick Productions.

TV ComedyYou, Me & Them

Returns: Wednesday 8th April @ 10pm, Gold.

Episode 2.1, The Other Mother: After finally getting his brother to move out Ed's free-spirited mum Rose comes to stay. Meanwhile at the Masons' Ellie decides it's time to shack up with boyfriend Tim having had enough of living under her mum's dictatorship; and following Rose's advice, Emma and Clive create a bucket list with not the greatest results.

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