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. Josh Carter (Khalil Madovi). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV Comedy4 O'Clock Club

Returns: Wednesday 28th January @ 5pm, CBBC.

Episode 4.1: We head back to Elmsmere school for a new term.

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

TV Comedy8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Next new episode: Friday 30th January @ 9pm, C4.

Episode 9.4: Jon Richardson and Johnny Vegas take on Sean Lock and Romesh Ranganathan. Josie Long joins resident lexicographer Susie Dent.

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Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled. Sharon Horgan. Image credit: Phil McIntyre Entertainment.

TV ComedyAlan Davies: As Yet Untitled

Next new episode: Tuesday 27th January @ 10pm, Dave.

Episode 2.4: The acid test for all comedians - no scripts, no rehearsals and no agenda! David Baddiel, Sharon Horgan, James Brown and Nish Kumar join Alan for some ad-libbed absurdity.

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Backchat. Image shows from L to R: Jack Whitehall, Michael Whitehall. Image credit: Tiger Aspect Productions.

TV ComedyBackchat

Next new episode: Monday 26th January @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 2.4: In a truly glamorous edition of Backhat, Hollywood's Joan Collins flies over to discuss fashion faux pas and is on the sofa alongside writer and comedian Miranda Hart, who reveals her love for a sock in a croc.

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Benidorm. Image shows from L to R: Kenneth (Tony Maudsley), Liam (Adam Gillen). Image credit: Tiger Aspect Productions.

TV ComedyBenidorm

Next new episode: Friday 30th January @ 9pm, ITV.

Episode 7.5: Solana Group CEO Crystal Hennessy-Vass sweeps into the resort and takes Joyce out to lunch.

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The Best Laid Plans. Image shows from L to R: Smallbone (Ardal O'Hanlon), God (Geoffrey McGivern). Image credit: Lucky Giant.

Radio ComedyBest Laid Plans, The

A current comedy programme.

Radio 4 sitcom by Mark Daydy about an angel tasked by God to reverse the last thirteen decades of human progression.

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Birds Of A Feather. Image shows from L to R: Sharon Theodopolopodous (Pauline Quirke), Tracey Stubbs (Linda Robson). Image credit: Alomo Productions.

TV ComedyBirds Of A Feather

Next new episode: Thursday 29th January @ 8:30pm, ITV.

Episode 11.6, The Chief, The Cook, His Mum And Her Lodger: Sharon welcomes Tracey home from prison with a job offer in the school kitchen she is now managing. Dorien's gambling debts are mounting up and now she cannot pay the rent, so Sharon arranges employment for her too - at a frock exchange.

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Blue Go Mad In Ibiza. Image credit: Potato.

TV ComedyBlue Go Mad In Ibiza

Next new episode: Tuesday 27th January @ 11:35pm, ITV2.

Episode 4: As the series draws to a close, the lads' mettle is definitely tested to the limit as the local police raid the bar and make some arrests. How far will things go before the embarrassing truth is revealed?

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Bridget Christie Minds The Gap. Bridget Christie.

Radio ComedyBridget Christie Minds The Gap

Next new episode: Thursday 29th January @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 2.4: Bridget talks about why she is not grateful Russell Brand has stopped being a sexist and what happens when you wear an 'End FGM' badge on a popular TV show.

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Britain Versus The World. Image shows from L to R: Hal Cruttenden, Ed Byrne, Henning Wehn. Image credit: John Stanley Productions.

Radio ComedyBritain Versus The World

A current comedy programme.

Radio 4 panel show format in which British comedians take on comedians from other countries in a series of games.

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Catastrophe. Image shows from L to R: Sharon (Sharon Horgan), Rob (Rob Delaney), Mum (Carrie Fisher). Image credit: Avalon Television.

TV ComedyCatastrophe

Next new episode: Monday 26th January @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 2: Sharon faces the reality of having a giant new room-mate in the form of Rob, the man whose child she happens to be carrying.

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Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe. Charlie Brooker. Image credit: Zeppotron.

TV ComedyCharlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe

Returns: Thursday 29th January @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 3.1: Charlie and guests attempt to wring a laugh out of the dark and depressing start to 2015 as they cast their eyes over all that is ridiculous on the telly, news and online as well as anything else that's generally causing a stir.

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Cockroaches. Image shows from L to R: Tom (Daniel Lawrence Taylor), Suze (Esther Smith), Oscar (Jack Whitehall). Image credit: Big Talk Productions.

TV ComedyCockroaches

Next new episode: Tuesday 27th January @ 10pm, ITV2.

Episode 3: Tom assembles a team to go to the supermarket as the camp is running out of food. Our heroes' lives are put at risk along the way.

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Colin Hoult's Carnival Of Monsters. Colin Hoult. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyColin Hoult's Carnival Of Monsters

Next new episode: Thursday 29th January @ 11pm, Radio 4.

Episode 2.4: Enter the Carnival of Monsters, a bizarre world of sketches, stories and characters, presented by the sinister Ringmaster.

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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: Friday 30th January @ 11pm, Comedy Central.

Episode 3.13: Stand-up comedy from the famous venue.

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Count Arthur Strong. Image shows from L to R: Michael Baker (Rory Kinnear), Bulent (Chris Ryman). Image credit: Retort.

TV ComedyCount Arthur Strong

Next new episode: Tuesday 27th January @ 10:45pm, BBC1.

Episode 2.4, Stuck in the Middle: Conman Phil is doing well in the area as a so-called plumber, swindling the locals out of hundreds of pounds. Will Arthur be his next victim? Meanwhile Bulent tries to persuade the café gang that Arthur is not all that he seems.

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Crims. Image shows from L to R: Luke (Elis James), Jason (Kadiff Kirwan). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyCrims

Next new episode: Thursday 29th January @ 10pm, BBC3.

Episode 4: Sunnybank View goes into panic when prisoner Esteban escapes overnight.

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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 30th January @ 5pm, CBBC.

Episode 2.2: The super-student team captains are joined by Hacker the Dog, presenter Michelle Ackerley and Johnny & Inel.

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Drunk History. Image credit: Tiger Aspect Productions.

TV ComedyDrunk History

Next new episode: Monday 26th January @ 10pm, Comedy Central.

Episode 3: Romesh Ranganathan talks Tutankhamun, Joe Lycett on highway man Dick Turpin, and Tom Rosenthal explains how Byron had a pet bear!

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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

A current comedy programme.

Long-running panel show on Radio 5 Live focusing on the volatile world of sport. Four guests join the host to chat about the week's stories.

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The Football's On. Ian Stone.

TV ComedyFootball's On, The

Next new episode: Friday 30th January @ 10pm, BT Sport.

Episode 2.26: Ian Stone talks football with special guests Omid Djalili and Jo Caulfield.

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

TV ComedyGraham Norton Show, The

Next new episode: Friday 30th January @ 10:35pm, BBC1.

Episode 16.17, Dame Judi Dench, Dev Patel, First Aid Kit: Among the guests on Graham's sofa tonight: the one and only Dame Judi Dench and Slumdog Millionaire star Dev Patel, talking about new movie The Second Best Marigold Hotel. Plus, music from First Aid Kit.

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I've Never Seen Star Wars. Marcus Brigstocke. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyI've Never Seen Star Wars

Next new episode: Tuesday 27th January @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 6.5, Reece Shearsmith: Reece Shearsmith had never had a driving lesson - until now.

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Irish Micks And Legends. Image shows from L to R: Aisling Bea, Yasmine Akram.

Radio ComedyIrish Micks And Legends

Returns: Wednesday 4th February @ 11pm, Radio 4.

Episode 2.1, St Bridget Of The Curragh: Comic modern reworkings of popular ancient Irish stories, with Yasmine Akram and Aisling Bea.

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

TV ComedyJonathan Ross Show, The

Next new episode: Saturday 31st January @ 9:20pm, ITV.

Episode 8.2: The Jonathan Ross Show features entertaining, open and exclusive interviews with stars from stage, screen, comedy and sport.

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

TV ComedyKeith Lemon Sketch Show, The

Starts: Thursday 5th February @ 10pm, ITV2.

Episode 1: Featuring One Direction, Holly Willoughby and Kim Kardashian as you've never seen them before.

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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 30th January @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 6.4: Miranda Hart joins Adam Hills and co-hosts Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker for this week's episode.

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Last Tango In Halifax. Image shows from L to R: Caroline (Sarah Lancashire), Celia (Anne Reid), Alan (Derek Jacobi), Gillian (Nicola Walker). Image credit: Red Production Company.

TV ComedyLast Tango In Halifax

Next new episode: Sunday 1st February @ 9pm, BBC1.

Episode 3.6: More adventures from Yorkshire.

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Love In Recovery. Image shows from L to R: Marion (Julia Deakin), Simon (John Hannah), Fiona (Rebecca Front). Image credit: Lucky Giant.

Radio ComedyLove In Recovery

Next new episode: Wednesday 28th January @ 11:15pm, Radio 4.

Episode 4, Andy: Andy has a date for the first time in... well, longer than he would like to admit. It is up to the rest of the group to rally round and get him match fit.

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Monty Python's Personal Best.

TV ComedyMonty Python's Personal Best

Next new episode: Thursday 29th January @ 9pm, Sky Arts 1.

Episode 3, John Cleese: This episode begins with a spoof memorial to 'the late' John Cleese before cutting to a series of new sketches performed by the Pythons.

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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

Returns: Monday 2nd March @ 9pm, Sky1.

Episode 3.1: More adventures with Martin Moone and Sean Murphy.

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Mr Bean. Image credit: Tiger Aspect Productions.

TV ComedyMr Bean

Returns in April.

Animated adventures of comedy favourite Mr Bean, voiced by Rowan Atkinson.

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

Radio ComedyNews Quiz, The

Returns: Friday 20th February @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 86.1: Sandi Toksvig is joined by Jeremy Hardy and guests to look at the week's news.

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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 30th January @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 45.4: Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present a comic take on the week's news.

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QI. Image shows from L to R: Alan Davies, Stephen Fry. Image credit: TalkbackThames.

TV ComedyQI

Next new episode: Friday 30th January @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 12.17, QI VG: Compilation Show 11: A compilation of some of the best bits from Series L, with Stephen Fry and Alan Davies.

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Reality Bites. Stephen Mulhern. Image credit: Hungry Bear Media.

TV ComedyReality Bites

Starts: Thursday 5th February @ 10:30pm, ITV2.

Episode 1: Stephen Mulhern hosts the brand new panel show focusing on the world of reality television.

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The Rest Is History. Frank Skinner. Image credit: Avalon Television.

Radio ComedyRest Is History, The

A current comedy programme.

Frank Skinner hosts a radio comedy discussion show to find out more about history.

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Room 101. Image shows from L to R: Sara Pascoe, Frank Skinner, Michael Vaughan, Jonathan Ross. Image credit: Hat Trick Productions.

TV ComedyRoom 101

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

Episode 4.5, Sara Pascoe, Jonathan Ross, Michael Vaughan: Frank Skinner is joined by stand-up Sara Pascoe, chat show host Jonathan Ross and ex-cricketer Michael Vaughan. Nominations literally include people who misuse the word "literally", and Luis Suarez.

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Rory Bremner's Coalition Report. Rory Bremner. Image credit: Vera Productions.

TV ComedyRory Bremner's Coalition Report

Will be broadcast: Tuesday 3rd February @ 10pm, BBC2.

Rory Bremner returns with new guests and new characters as he takes on the coalition in a one-off special.

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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 27th January @ 5pm, CBBC.

Episode 4.2, Bubble Trouble: Roy gets a cold from one of Deco's pranks but gets revenge when he sneezes on Deco and infects him with bubble-itis! This illness means every thought Deco has is visible to everyone around him in the form of cartoon bubbles. When some offending bubbles show Mr Hammond in a bad light, Deco is quickly up for suspension. Will Roy see another side to Deco and help h...

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Stella. Image shows from L to R: Alan (Steve Speirs), Little Alan (Daniel Gammond). Image credit: Tidy Productions.

TV ComedyStella

Returns: Friday 6th February @ 9pm, Sky1.

Episode 4.1: Just when you thought Stella's house couldn't possibly get more crowded, Michael decides to base the office for his go-it-alone solicitors' firm there.

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Still Open All Hours. Image shows from L to R: Granville (David Jason), Leroy (James Baxter), Nurse Gladys Emmanuel (Lynda Baron). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyStill Open All Hours

A current comedy programme.

Update of classic 1970s/80s sitcom Open All Hours, starring David Jason as Granville, now the owner of Arkwright's grocery store.

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The Unbelievable Truth. David Mitchell. Image credit: Random Entertainment.

Radio ComedyUnbelievable Truth, The

Next new episode: Monday 2nd February @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 14.6: David Mitchell is joined by Arthur Smith, Sarah Millican, Sandi Toksvig and Graeme Garden as they lie on the subjects of fat, smells, shopping and gardens.

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Up The Women. Image shows from L to R: Margaret (Jessica Hynes), Myrtle (Judy Parfitt), Gwen (Vicki Pepperdine), Helen (Rebecca Front). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyUp The Women

Next new episode: Wednesday 28th January @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 2.2, Strike: Margaret tries to recruit new supporters of suffrage, whilst Eva, Myrtle and Gwen indulge in Dr Hamm's invigorator.

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The Vicar Of Dibley. Geraldine Grainger (Dawn French). Image credit: Tiger Aspect Productions.

TV ComedyVicar Of Dibley, The

Returns: Friday 13th March, BBC1.

Comic Relief Special: As the Church of England gives the go-ahead for the ordination of female bishops, Geraldine hopes to be named Bishop of Dibley.

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What Does The K Stand For?. Stephen K Amos.

Radio ComedyWhat Does The K Stand For?

Next new episode: Wednesday 28th January @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 2.5, A Royal Visit: Sitcom about comedian Stephen K Amos's teenage years in 1980s South London.

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