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

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

TV ComedyAlan Carr: Chatty Man

Next new episode: Friday 25th April @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 12.5, Martin Freeman, Lindsay Lohan, Christian Jessen, The Kooks: Joining Alan this time is Hobbit and Sherlock star Martin Freeman; Lindsay Lohan, will be chatting to Alan about her upcoming TV docu-series on TLC; and Doctor Christian Jessen. Plus music from The Kooks.

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Alex Zane's Funny Rotten Scoundrels. Alex Zane.

TV ComedyAlex Zane's Funny Rotten Scoundrels

Next new episode: Wednesday 23rd April @ 10pm, London Live.

Episode 4: Alex Zane introduces more stand-up from London's Century Club. Featuring Kerry Godliman, Dan Schrieber and Rhys James.

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All About The McKenzies. Samuell McKenzie (Samuell Benta).

TV ComedyAll About The McKenzies

Next new episode: Friday 25th April @ 9am, London Live.

Episode 4: Performing arts clubs gets axed from school, so Andre goes head-to-head with the head teacher to make a change. Meanwhile, Charlene is off sick nurturing her talents.

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All About TWO. Dara O Briain. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyAll About TWO

A current comedy programme.

One-off panel show celebrating the 50th anniversary of BBC Two, hosted by Dara O Briain and Richard Osman.

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Brothers With No Game. Image credit: BWNG.

TV ComedyBrothers With No Game

Next new episode: Monday 28th April @ 6pm, London Live.

Episode 5: Four twenty-somethings must come to terms with new responsibilities and the dilemmas that revolve around work, family, friendships and relationships.

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Bunk Bed. Image credit: Foghorn Productions.

Radio ComedyBunk Bed

Next new episode: Wednesday 23rd April @ 11:15pm, Radio 4.

Episode 4: Patrick Marber and Peter Curran find refuge from the hurly burly of life in a bunk bed late at night, where they talk through the darkness.

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Cardinal Burns. Image shows from L to R: Seb Cardinal, Dustin Demri-Burns. Image credit: Left Bank Pictures.

TV ComedyCardinal Burns

Returns: Wednesday 30th April @ 10:30pm, C4.

Episode 2.1: Award-winning double act Cardinal Burns (Seb Cardinal and Dustin Demri-Burns) return for a second series with brand new characters and popular favourites.

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Celebrity Juice. Image shows from L to R: Holly Willoughby, Keith Lemon, Fearne Cotton. Image credit: Talkback.

TV ComedyCelebrity Juice

Next new episode: Thursday 24th April @ 10pm, ITV2.

Episode 11.7: Guests this time include journalist Matthew Wright and Corrie favourite Antony Cotton.

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Comedy Playhouse: Where It All Began. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyComedy Playhouse: Where It All Began

Will be broadcast: Tuesday 29th April @ 11:05pm, BBC1.

A documentary looking back at the original BBC Comedy Playhouse pilot strand, featuring contributions from some of those involved.

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Ctrl Freaks. Image shows from L to R: Dave Gibson, Bec Hill, Jacob Edwards. Image credit: Nerd TV.

TV ComedyCtrl Freaks

Starts: Wednesday 28th May @ 10pm, London Live.

Show in which comedy writers are given control of peoples' social media accounts for a week in order to run their lives.

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Dara O Briain: School Of Hard Sums. Image shows from L to R: Dara O Briain, Prof Marcus Du Sautoy. Image credit: Fujisankei Productions.

TV ComedyDara O Briain: School Of Hard Sums

A current comedy programme.

Dara O Briain presents a comic entertainment show about maths, based on an Emmy Award-nominated Japanese format.

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Derek. Image shows from L to R: Anthony (Tony Rohr), Hannah (Kerry Godliman), Derek (Ricky Gervais). Image credit: Derek Productions.

TV ComedyDerek

Next new episode: Wednesday 23rd April @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 2.1: A year has gone by since we last visited Broadhill Retirement Home and there's some new residents, additions to the staff and the welcome return of a few familiar faces.

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The Dog Thrower. Image shows from L to R: Jonah (Tim Key), Girl (Kimberley Nixon), Charismatic Man (Matthew Perry). Image credit: Runaway Fridge.

TV ComedyDog Thrower, The

Will be broadcast: Thursday 1st May @ 9pm, Sky Arts 1.

One-off silent comedy drama starring Tim Key and Matthew Perry as two men who try to entertain a crowd by throwing their dogs in the air.

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Fighting Talk. Image credit: World's End Productions.

Radio ComedyFighting Talk

Next new episode: Saturday 26th April @ 11am, Five Live.

Episode 11.35: Christian O'Connell chairs as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

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GameFace. Image shows from L to R: Caroline (Caroline Ginty), Marcella (Roisin Conaty). Image credit: Objective Productions.

TV ComedyGameFace

Next new episode: Wednesday 23rd April @ 10:30pm, C4.

Sitcom pilot starring stand-up comedian Roisin Conaty as a hapless 30 year-old doing her very best to muddle through life.

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Gloomsbury. Image shows from L to R: Henry Mickleton (Jonathan Coy), DH Lollipop (John Sessions), Vera Sackcloth-Vest (Miriam Margolyes), Lionel Fox (Nigel Planer). Image credit: Little Brother Productions.

Radio ComedyGloomsbury

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

Episode 2.5: Miriam Margolyes, Alison Steadman, Morwenna Banks, Jonathan Coy and John Sessions are back to breathe life into the dreadfully droll characters of Gloomsbury.

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

TV ComedyGraham Norton Show, The

Next new episode: Friday 25th April @ 10:35pm, BBC1.

Episode 15.4, Zac Efron, Seth Rogen, Matt LeBlanc: Together on Graham's sofa tonight: Hollywood heart-throb Zac Efron and comic actor Seth Rogen, appearing in movie Bad Neighbours; and ex-Friends star Matt LeBlanc, discussing the new series of Episodes.

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The Guess List. Rob Brydon. Image credit: 12 Yard Productions.

TV ComedyGuess List, The

Next new episode: Saturday 26th April @ 9:30pm, BBC1.

Episode 3: Famous faces this week are Harry Judd, Kate Humble, Jason Manford, Carol Vorderman and Aled Jones.

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Hank Zipzer. Hank Zipzer (Nick James). Image credit: Kindle Entertainment.

TV ComedyHank Zipzer

A current comedy programme.

Childrens comedy inspired by the book series 'Hank Zipzer: The World's Greatest Underachiever'. This TV show stars Henry Winkler.

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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

Next new episode: Friday 25th April @ 9pm, BBC1.

Episode 47.4: Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Martin Clunes and guest panellists including Johnny Vegas.

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Incredible Women. Rebecca Front.

Radio ComedyIncredible Women

Next new episode: Thursday 24th April @ 10:45am, Radio 4.

Episode 3.4, Tish Watts: Jeremy meets Australian-born fashion guru Tish Watts to talk about her campaign to clean up the fashion business.

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It Is Rocket Science!. Helen Keen. Image credit: Claes Gellerbrink.

Radio ComedyIt Is Rocket Science!

Next new episode: Wednesday 23rd April @ 11pm, Radio 4.

Episode 3.4, Astronomical Errors: A whistlestop tour of the history of astronomy and the mistakes that have taught us lessons and lead us out into the stars. Also Isaac Newton's x-rated teenage diary.

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Miller's Mountain. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyMiller's Mountain

Will be broadcast: Tuesday 6th May @ 10:35pm, BBC1.

Studio audience sitcom pilot about a ragtag family of Mountain Rescue volunteers.

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Morecambe And Wise In Pieces. Image shows from L to R: Ernie Wise, Penelope Keith, Eric Morecambe. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyMorecambe And Wise In Pieces

A current comedy programme.

Themed compilations of Morecambe and Wise sketches, presented by Penelope Keith.

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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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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 25th April @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 43.2: Topical comedy with Punt & Dennis.

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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 27th April @ 7:30pm, ITV.

Episode 2.4: Seb needs a sponge bath, Rosie loses her rather unusual pet and Tony tries to prove that there is such a thing as a free meal.

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Over To Bill. Image shows from L to R: Selina (Helen George), Jez (Neil Morrissey), Bill Onion (Hugh Dennis), Faith (Tracy-Ann Oberman). Image credit: Baby Cow Productions.

TV ComedyOver To Bill

Will be broadcast: Tuesday 29th April @ 10:35pm, BBC1.

Sitcom pilot starring Hugh Dennis as a weatherman who gets fired and then finds getting back on TV is much harder than he expected.

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Rev. Rev Adam Smallbone (Tom Hollander). Image credit: Big Talk Productions.

TV ComedyRev

Next new episode: Monday 28th April @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 3.6: St Saviour's is closed and Adam is determined on a change of career. But can he shrug off his vocation so easily, and will his previous parishoners let him?

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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 28th April @ 11:30am, Radio 4.

Episode 4, Heart Failures: It's time for the Edinburgh Festival - which means drama and fireworks all round.

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Shaun The Sheep. Image credit: Aardman Animations.

TV ComedyShaun The Sheep

A current comedy programme.

Stop-motion animated children's sitcom by Aardman Animations for CBBC. Wildly popular with not just kids, but adults too.

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Shedtown. Image credit: Woolyback Productions.

Radio ComedyShedtown

A current comedy programme.

Radio comedy about a community living in sheds on a beach.

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Siadwel. Siadwell (John Sparkes). Image credit: ABsoLuTeLy Productions.

Radio ComedySiadwel

A current comedy programme.

John Sparkes resurrects his Naked Video character for a four part comedy on BBC Radio Wales.

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Rev. Geoff Davis.

TV ComedySome People With Jokes

A current comedy programme.

Series in which different sections of the public tell their favourite jokes to camera. The groups include Vicars, Scousers and Football Managers.

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Strange Hill High. Image shows from L to R: Becky Butters, Mitchell Tanner, Templeton. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyStrange Hill High

Returns: Tuesday 29th April @ 5pm, CBBC.

Episode 2.1: When a career assessment comes out with the result of teacher for Mitchell, he is understandably horrified and determined to change his fate.

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Susan Calman Is Convicted. Susan Calman. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedySusan Calman Is Convicted

Next new episode: Wednesday 23rd April @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 2.4: Susan asks if you can really describe a person by simply stating their genetic code.

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Sweat The Small Stuff. Image shows from L to R: Melvin Odoom, Nick Grimshaw, Rochelle Humes. Image credit: Talkback.

TV ComedySweat The Small Stuff

Next new episode: Tuesday 29th April @ 10pm, BBC3.

Episode 3.4: The panel is completed by model and socialite Daisy Lowe, Game of Thrones star Gemma Whelan and top comedian Seann Walsh.

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The T-Boy Show. T-Boy (Tolu Ogunmefun). Image credit: MTA Productions.

TV ComedyT-Boy Show, The

Next new episode: Tuesday 29th April @ 6pm, London Live.

Episode 5, The Valentine: T-Boy must do all he can to woe his sweetheart... but all he needs is some time alone with her.

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

Radio ComedyTim FitzHigham: The Gambler

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

Episode 4: Tim FitzHigham attempts to re-create another bizarre bet from the past.

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Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This. Image shows from L to R: Tommy Cooper (David Threlfall), Mary Kay (Helen McCrory). Image credit: Left Bank Pictures.

TV ComedyTommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This

A current comedy programme.

A drama based on the life of Tommy Cooper and the dilemma the married comedian faced when he fell in love with his assistant. David Threlfall stars.

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The Trip. Image shows from L to R: Steve (Steve Coogan), Rob (Rob Brydon). Image credit: Baby Cow Productions.

TV ComedyTrip, The

Next new episode: Friday 25th April @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 2.4, Ristorante Oliver Glowig: Rob and Steve arrive in Rome where they meet Steve's assistant Emma and the newspaper photographer Yolanda. Together they visit the Keats museum, and have lunch at Ristorante Oliver Glowig.

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Trying Again. Image shows from L to R: Meg (Jo Joyner), Matt (Chris Addison). Image credit: Avalon Television.

TV ComedyTrying Again

Starts: Thursday 24th April @ 9pm, Sky Living.

Episode 1: Money is tight for Matt and Meg. Meg is encouraged to apply for her old job, the one she left following a brief affair with her boss.

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

Radio ComedyUnbelievable Truth, The

Next new episode: Monday 28th April @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 13.4: David Mitchell is joined by Lloyd Langford, Jon Richardson, Katherine Ryan and Graeme Garden as they lie on the subjects of Wales, fish, mouths and perfume.

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Viral Tap. Image shows from L to R: Matt Richardson, Caroline Flack, Carly Smallman. Image credit: Yalli Productions.

TV ComedyViral Tap

Starts: Sunday 27th April @ 10pm, ITV2.

ITV2 panel show revolving around clips sent in by viewers. Hosted by Caroline Flack with regulars Matt Richardson and Carly Smallman.

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Warren United. Warren. Image credit: Baby Cow Productions.

TV ComedyWarren United

Next new episode: Tuesday 29th April @ 10pm, ITV4.

Episode 2, True Colours: Warren encourages his family to express their support for Brainsford United but there are unforeseen consequences. Warren manages to capitalise on his misfortune, but Ingrid and the rest of the family are not quite so lucky.

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