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

7 Day Saturday. Al Murray. Image credit: Avalon Television.

Radio Comedy7 Day Saturday

Next new episode: Saturday 8th August @ 11am, Five Live.

Episode 7.6: Al Murray is joined by guests to pull apart and take a lighter look at the week's news.

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8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Rachel Riley, Jimmy Carr. Image credit: ITV Studios.

TV Comedy8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Next new episode: Friday 7th August @ 9pm, C4.

Episode 10.13: Jimmy Carr is joined by Sean Lock and Liza Tarbuck, taking on special guest captain Sarah Millican with Romesh Ranganathan. Susie Dent is joined by Phill Jupitus in Dictionary Corner, while Rachel Riley looks after the numbers and letters.

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A League Of Their Own. Image shows from L to R: Jamie Redknapp, James Corden, Jack Whitehall, Andrew Flintoff MBE. Image credit: CPL Productions.

TV ComedyA League Of Their Own

A current comedy programme.

Sports panel show for Sky1. Hosted by James Corden, with regulars including Freddie Flintoff, Jamie Redknapp and Jack Whitehall.

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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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Bunk Bed. Image credit: Foghorn Productions.

Radio ComedyBunk Bed

A current comedy programme.

Patrick Marber and Peter Curran talk through the darkness.

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Clare In The Community. Clare (Sally Phillips). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyClare In The Community

Next new episode: Friday 7th August @ 11:30am, Radio 4.

Episode 10.5: Sally Phillips is Clare Barker the social worker who has all the right jargon but never a practical solution.

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Dani's Castle. Image shows from L to R: Kait (Shannon Flynn), Jimmy (Kieron Alleyne), Gabriel (Niall Wright), Rich (Richard Wisker), Dylan (Toby Murray), Esme (Jordan Brown). Image credit: The Foundation.

TV ComedyDani's Castle

Next new episode: Tuesday 4th August @ 4:30pm, CBBC.

Episode 3.5, Truth or Scare: Clare tries to help her best friend Kait get over her split with Rich by suggesting a good old-fashioned girl's sleepover.

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Hacker Time. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyHacker Time

Next new episode: Monday 3rd August @ 9am, CBBC.

Episode 5.6, Chris and Xand: Fun, chat and music from Hacker T Dog, featuring Operation Ouch presenters Dr Chris and Dr Xand van Tulleken.

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Horrible Histories. Sarah Hadland. Image credit: Lion Television.

TV ComedyHorrible Histories

Next new episode: Monday 3rd August @ 5pm, CBBC.

Episode 6.11, 'Orrible Oliver Cromwell: Oliver Cromwell rises from obscurity, challenges King Charles I in the English Civil War, and ultimately orders the King's execution - as he says, a it was a 'cruel necessity'. In other parts of Britain there are a bunch of oddly named Puritan soldiers, and the great writers Shakespeare and Milton square up for a word battle.

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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 3rd August @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 63.4: Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Barry Cryer and a guest deliver some jokes.

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The Interviews. Kenneth Williams. Image credit: North One Television.

TV ComedyInterviews, The

A current comedy programme.

A series profiling comedians via their chat show appearances.

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It's Not What You Know. Miles Jupp. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyIt's Not What You Know

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

Episode 3.6: Miles Jupp discovers how well a panel of celebrity guests know their nearest and dearest.

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The Javone Prince Show. Javone Prince. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyJavone Prince Show, The

Next new episode: Sunday 2nd August @ 9:45pm, BBC2.

Episode 3: Join Javone as he showcases Britain's hottest new street magician F*cko and welcomes soul legend Carleen Anderson to the stage. And poet-in-residence Dr Afrika brings us lyrical dynamite in the formidable shape of Katanga Johnson.

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Jesting About. Steve Drayton. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyJesting About

A current comedy programme.

Comedy sketches created by some of the North East's newest writers.

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

TV ComedyLast Leg, The

Next new episode: Friday 7th August @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 7.7: Adam Hills and co-hosts Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker provide some offbeat commentary on the significant moments of the past seven days.

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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 10th September @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 14.7: In September, Dara, Hugh and Andy return from their mid-series break that made way for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Expected guests this week are Ed Gamble, Milton Jones, Katherine Ryan and Josh Widdicombe.

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Mountain Goats. Jimmy Miller (Jimmy Chisholm). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyMountain Goats

Returns: Friday 14th August @ 10:35pm, BBC1.

Episode 1: Mountain Goats celebrates the Highlands of Scotland, with proper kilt wearing maniacs fighting disaster on a weekly basis against the stunning backdrop of the Glencoe hills.

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Not Safe For Work. Alex (Ben Mansfield). Image credit: Clerkenwell Films.

TV ComedyNot Safe For Work

Next new episode: Tuesday 4th August @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 6: A week on from the presentation and the department is still awaiting news on its fate.

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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

Next new episode: Friday 7th August @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 47.6: The Now Show saves you from the trouble of keeping up with the news by providing a topical mix of stand-up, sketches and songs that tell you everything you need to know.

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People Just Do Nothing. Image shows from L to R: Beats (Hugo Chegwin), Craig (George Keywood). Image credit: Roughcut Television.

TV ComedyPeople Just Do Nothing

Next new episode: Wednesday 5th August @ 10pm, BBC3.

Episode 2.4, Promotion: Chabuddy prepares for his latest business venture and Grindah has a big announcement for Miche. Meanwhile, Beats takes Craig on a father and son fishing trip.

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Safeword. Image shows from L to R: David Morgan, Rick Edwards, Katherine Ryan. Image credit: STV Productions.

TV ComedySafeword

Next new episode: Thursday 6th August @ 10pm, ITV2.

Episode 3: With dancing diva Louie Spence and rapper Tinchy Stryder. The comedy guests are Russell Kane and Johnny Cochrane.

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Secrets And Lattes. Image shows from L to R: Clare (Hilary Lyon), Trisha (Julie Graham), Krzysztof (Simon Greenall). Image credit: ABsoLuTeLy Productions.

Radio ComedySecrets And Lattes

Next new episode: Monday 3rd August @ 11:30am, Radio 4.

Episode 2.5: Erstwhile free spirit Trisha returns to her native city of Edinburgh after years of living in London.

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Seekers. Image shows from L to R: Joe (Daniel Mays), Stuart (Mathew Horne). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedySeekers

A current comedy programme.

Mathew Horne stars as Stuart, a man being made redundant from his job at the Job Centre.

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Simon Evans Goes To Market. Simon Evans.

Radio ComedySimon Evans Goes To Market

A current comedy programme.

Radio 4 show in which Simon Evans sets himself the challenge to make economics funny.

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Sketchorama. Isy Suttie. Image credit: The Comedy Unit.

Radio ComedySketchorama

A current comedy programme.

Radio 4's showcase of sketch acts. Featuring established and up-and-coming sketch groups performing in front of a live studio audience.

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So Awkward. Image shows from L to R: Ollie Coulton (Archie Lyndhurst), Martha Fitzgerald (Sophia Dall'Aglio), Matt Furnish (Jamie Flatters). Image credit: Channel X North.

TV ComedySo Awkward

Next new episode: Thursday 6th August @ 4:30pm, CBBC.

Episode 13, Pouncing Tigers: Jas has a mega-crush on Lily's older brother, Jason, though she'd never admit it.

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Taskmaster. Roisin Conaty. Image credit: Avalon Television.

TV ComedyTaskmaster

Next new episode: Tuesday 4th August @ 10pm, Dave.

Episode 2, The Pie Whisperer: Roisin Conaty, Tim Key, Romesh Ranganathan, Frank Skinner and Josh Widdicombe have to identify the contents of a table full of mystery pies, make a film backwards and high five a fifty five year old.

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Terry Alderton's All Crazy Now. Terry Alderton.

Radio ComedyTerry Alderton's All Crazy Now

Next new episode: Wednesday 5th August @ 11pm, Radio 4.

Episode 2: There's a pole vaulting chicken, a racing cow, a dancing bear and several confused inner voices. Street Kid is back with Morgan the Free Man and an ironic Australian - or is it an ironic Englishman? Irony is harder than it looks.

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Top Coppers. Image shows from L to R: Mitch Rust (John Kearns), John Mahogany (Steen Raskopoulos). Image credit: Roughcut Television.

TV ComedyTop Coppers

Starts: Wednesday 19th August @ 10pm, BBC3.

Episode 1: The Top Coppers investigate the notorious Cockney crime boss Harry McCrane who has taken over an ice cream factory as a guise for selling drugs. Meanwhile, Mahogany wants to ask out new girl Pippa, but he already has plans with Rust for video night...

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The Totally Senseless Gameshow. Image shows from L to R: Greg Rutherford, Amelle Berrabah. Image credit: Roughcut Television.

TV ComedyTotally Senseless Gameshow, The

Will be broadcast: Tuesday 11th August @ 10:30pm, BBC3.

One-off show for BBC Three's disability season. Martin Dougan hosts a humorous, tongue in cheek mock gameshow.

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Twirlywoos. Image credit: Ragdoll Productions.

TV ComedyTwirlywoos

Next new episode: Monday 3rd August @ 9:35am, CBeebies.

Episode 2.6, Rolling: The Twirlywoos get carried away when they roll a picnic down a hill. Back in the Boat, the Very Important Lady falls apart, and her head rolls back and forth, thwarting the Twirlywoos' attempts to put her back together!

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Would I Lie To You?. Image shows from L to R: Katherine Parkinson, Lee Mack. Image credit: Zeppotron.

TV ComedyWould I Lie To You?

Next new episode: Friday 7th August @ 8:30pm, BBC1.

Episode 9.2: Lee Mack and David Mitchell are joined by Bob Mortimer, Gabby Logan, Katherine Parkinson and Steve Backshall.

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Yonderland. Image shows from L to R: Mathew Baynton, Debbie Maddox (Martha Howe-Douglas). Image credit: Working Title Films.

TV ComedyYonderland

Next new episode: Monday 3rd August @ 8pm, Sky1.

Episode 2.5, Nanny La Roo: Negatus revels in the glory of discovering the elusive second scroll and delivering its message to the evil Imperatrix.

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