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

8 Out Of 10 Cats. Image shows from L to R: Jimmy Carr, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson. Image credit: Zeppotron.

TV Comedy8 Out Of 10 Cats

Next new episode: Wednesday 20th August @ 10:30pm, C4.

Episode 17.11, Jimmy, Sean And Jon's Best Bits: Jimmy Carr is joined by team captains Sean Lock and Jon Richardson for a compilation show of their best bits from the last series. Guests include Jack Dee, Jo Brand, Jerry Springer, Johnny Vegas, Mel Giedroyc, Lethal Bizzle, Carol Vorderman and Josh Widdicombe.

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

TV ComedyA League Of Their Own

Returns: Friday 29th August @ 9pm, Sky1.

Episode 8.1: Jamie Redknapp, Freddie Flintoff and Jack Whitehall join forces with Chelsea's all-time leading goal scorer and New York City FC's latest signing, Frank Lampard; funnyman Kevin Bridges and Judy Murray, the mother of tennis ace Andy.

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Almost Royal. Image shows from L to R: Georgie Carlton (Ed Gamble), Poppy Carlton (Amy Hoggart). Image credit: Burning Bright Productions.

TV ComedyAlmost Royal

Next new episode: Sunday 24th August @ 10pm, E4.

Episode 3, Texas: Britain's most regal aristocrats - Georgie and Poppy Carlton - embrace the Texan way of life.

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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 26th August @ 11pm, Comedy Central.

Episode 2.7, Mrs Brown's Boys: On tonight's bill Robin Ince is joined by David O'Doherty, Josie Long, Isy Suttie, Helen Keen, and Mrs Brown's Boys No1 fan Michael Legge. Backstage interviews conducted by old comedian Stewart Lee.

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BBC New Comedy Award. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyBBC New Comedy Award

Returns: Friday 12th September @ 10:30pm, BBC R4E.

Episode 4.1, Edinburgh Heat 1: Nearly 800 budding stand-ups applied. Hear how some of the contestants got on in this show.

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Big School. Fenella Forbes (Morgana Robinson). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyBig School

Returns: Friday 29th August @ 9:30pm, BBC1.

Episode 2.1: A new year is starting at Greybridge, and Miss Postern intends to kick it off with an inspiring careers workshop with guest speaker Fenella Forbes, a best-selling childrens' author.

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Boomers. Image shows from L to R: Alan (Philip Jackson), Trevor (James Smith), John (Russ Abbot). Image credit: Hat Trick Productions.

TV ComedyBoomers

Next new episode: Friday 22nd August @ 9pm, BBC1.

Episode 2: This week, Carol and Trevor celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary. With Joyce having organised a gastro-pub lunch, it looks like it could be a party to remember.

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The Brig Society. Marcus Brigstocke. Image credit: Pozzitive Productions.

Radio ComedyBrig Society, The

Next new episode: Friday 22nd August @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 2.4, Farmer: Marcus has grasped the bull by the horns and become a farmer. After all, what could go wrong? As he himself puts it, "Dairy, livestock, cattle - it's all grist to my mill."

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The Cold Swedish Winter. Geoff (Adam Riches).

Radio ComedyCold Swedish Winter, The

Next new episode: Monday 25th August @ 11:30am, Radio 4.

Episode 3, Summer: Geoff is forced to lead the Maypole dancing at Yxsjo's midsummer festivities and go skinny-dipping.

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Comic Fringes. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyComic Fringes

Next new episode: Sunday 24th August @ 7:45pm, Radio 4.

Episode 10.2, Bad Fairytale: Irish comedian Grainne Maguire reads her alternative fairytale.

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Crackanory. Vic Reeves. Image credit: Tiger Aspect Productions.

TV ComedyCrackanory

Returns: Wednesday 24th September @ 10pm, Dave.

Episode 2.1, In Space No One Can Hear You Clean & The Weatherman: Vic Reeves reads In Space No One Can Hear You Clean, and the late Rik Mayall reads The Weatherman, by Tony Way.

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Cuckoo. Image shows from L to R: Ken (Greg Davies), Steve (Ken Collard). Image credit: Roughcut Television.

TV ComedyCuckoo

Next new episode: Thursday 21st August @ 10pm, BBC3.

Episode 2.3, Tribunal: Ken defends Steve for medical malpractice. Ben wants to set Dale up with one of Rachel's friends.

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Dave Gorman: Modern Life Is Goodish. Dave Gorman. Image credit: Liberty Bell.

TV ComedyDave Gorman: Modern Life Is Goodish

Returns: Tuesday 9th September @ 9pm, Dave.

Episode 2.1: Dave Gorman thinks modern life is good...ish. However, tired of endlessly being sold stuff he doesn't need, feeling manipulated by the media and harassed by technology, he's become slightly obsessive about the 'ish'.

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Dead Ringers. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyDead Ringers

Next new episode: Wednesday 20th August @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 12.4: 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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Duck Quacks Don't Echo. Image shows from L to R: Lee Mack, Davina McCall. Image credit: Magnum Media.

TV ComedyDuck Quacks Don't Echo

Returns: Monday 1st September @ 8pm, Sky1.

Episode 2.1: Lee Mack is joined by Got to Dance host Davina McCall, comedian Paddy McGuinness and actor Stephen Mangan.

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Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live. Kevin Bridges. Image credit: Open Mike Productions.

TV ComedyEdinburgh Comedy Fest Live

Returns: Thursday 28th August @ 9pm, BBC3.

Episode 5.1: Stand-up comedy from the Edinburgh Fringe.

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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

Next new episode: Saturday 23rd August @ 11am, Five Live.

Episode 12.2: Georgie Thompson is joined by guests including Dougie Anderson, Eddie Kadi and Des Kelly.

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The Football's On. Ian Stone.

TV ComedyFootball's On, The

Next new episode: Friday 22nd August @ 10pm, BT Sport.

Episode 2.2: This week, Ian Stone is joined by Rob Beckett and Ian Moore.

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Fried. Mary (Katy Wix). Image credit: Two Brothers Pictures.

TV ComedyFried

Will be broadcast: Friday 5th September @ 11pm, BBC3.

Sitcom pilot set in a fried chicken shop.

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The Future Of Radio. Image credit: Pier Productions.

Radio ComedyFuture Of Radio, The

Next new episode: Wednesday 20th August @ 11pm, Radio 4.

Episode 4, Good Vibrations: Luke discovers that certain low frequencies add a whole new dimension to Book at Bedtime.

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The Guns Of Adam Riches. Adam Riches. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyGuns Of Adam Riches, The

Next new episode: Tuesday 26th August @ 11pm, Radio 4.

Episode 2.2: The continuing story of Mastermind, a blind megalomaniac looking for love.

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Jigsaw. Image shows from L to R: Tom Craine, Nat Luurtsema, Dan Antopolski.

Radio ComedyJigsaw

Returns: Wednesday 27th August @ 11pm, Radio 4.

Episode 2.1: Dan Antopolski, Tom Craine and Nat Luurtsema combine their talents to piece together a rapid-fire and surreal sketch show.

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Josh. Josh (Josh Widdicombe). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyJosh

Will be broadcast: Friday 29th August @ 11pm, BBC3.

Sitcom pilot set around a flat. Co-written by and starring Josh Widdicombe. Jack Dee plays the landlord.

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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

Next new episode: Monday 25th August @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 70.3: Sue Perkins, Gyles Brandreth and Paul Merton try to talk on a variety of subjects for 60 seconds, without hesitation, repetition or deviation. Recorded at the Edinburgh Festival.

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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 22nd August @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 5.4: Daniel Radcliffe joins Adam, Josh and Alex.

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Little Lifetimes By Jenny Eclair. Jenny Eclair. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyLittle Lifetimes By Jenny Eclair

Next new episode: Wednesday 20th August @ 11:15pm, Radio 4.

Episode 4, George's Cake: Bea, a brilliant cook, makes a cake for her husband's 60th birthday with a very special message.

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MacAulay And Co. Image shows from L to R: Fred MacAulay, Susan Calman. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyMacAulay And Co

Next new episode: Wednesday 20th August @ 10:30am, Radio Scot.

Episode 9.12: Fred MacAulay brings us the pick of the best comedy from the Edinburgh Festival.

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Micky Flanagan: Back In The Game. Micky Flanagan.

TV ComedyMicky Flanagan: Back In The Game

Will be broadcast: Friday 29th August @ 9pm, C4.

East End comic Micky Flanagan returns with his second, highly anticipated stand-up show, Back In The Game.

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The Mimic. Image shows from L to R: Martin Hurdle (Terry Mynott), Harriet (Rebecca Gethings). Image credit: Running Bare Pictures.

TV ComedyMimic, The

Next new episode: Wednesday 20th August @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 2.6: In this heart-breaking series finale it's the big day at last and Harriet and Martin are due to tie the knot...

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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 25th August @ 9:30am, BBC R4E.

Episode 2.6, Day Trip to Terror!: What better time for social media to kick in than on a dangerous search-and-rescue mission on the planet's surface? And just why is Lillian replacing her nose?

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Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy. Noel Fielding. Image credit: Secret Peter.

TV ComedyNoel Fielding's Luxury Comedy

Next new episode: Thursday 21st August @ 10pm, E4.

Episode 2.4: Noel realises he is the only person in the show who isn't cool. He has until the end of the episode to become cool, otherwise he will be destroyed by a race of alien cucumbers who all worship the poet John Gay.

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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 12th September @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 44.1: With Steve Punt, Jon Holmes, Mitch Benn, Laura Shavin and special guests.

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Passing On. Image shows from L to R: Matthew (Keiron Self), Mrs Powell (Felicity Montagu), Rhys (Richard Elis). Image credit: Zipline Creative.

Radio ComedyPassing On

Next new episode: Friday 22nd August @ 6:30pm, Radio Wales.

Episode 5: Rhys loses his mother's ashes whilst 'tidying' his house.

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The Perfect Morecambe & Wise. Image shows from L to R: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

TV ComedyPerfect Morecambe & Wise, The

Returns: Friday 29th August @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 6: Eric and Ernie conduct a scientific lecture with a paper bag, keep an appointment with psychiatrist Sir Alec Guinness, encounter trouble on the stairs with Penelope Keith and clean up with Sir Elton John, who performs Shine on Through.

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

TV ComedySet List: Stand-Up Without A Net

A current comedy programme.

TV series based on the hit live stand-up format. Comedians must deliver a set based on a list of topics they've not seen before.

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The Show What You Wrote. Image shows from L to R: Ben Crompton, Helen Moon, Fiona Clarke, Gavin Webster. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyShow What You Wrote, The

Next new episode: Thursday 21st August @ 11pm, Radio 4.

Episode 2.2, Geography: Another episode of the themed sketch show made entirely from contributions sent in by the public. With guest actor Ben Crompton.

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Siblings. Image credit: Bwark Productions.

TV ComedySiblings

Next new episode: Thursday 21st August @ 10:30pm, BBC3.

Episode 3, Intern School: Dan and Hannah are back at their old school. Hannah has been asked to make a speech in front of sixth formers attending a careers day, whilst Dan just fancies a snoop down memory lane.

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Sunday Night At The Palladium.

TV ComedySunday Night At The Palladium

Starts: Sunday 7th September @ 8pm, ITV.

Variety series presenting the best British and international entertainment talent, from musicians to comedians and speciality acts.

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Virtually Famous. Image shows from L to R: Chris Stark, Pixie Lott, James Acaster, Kevin McHale, Troy, Aisling Bea, Seann Walsh. Image credit: Talkback.

TV ComedyVirtually Famous

Next new episode: Monday 25th August @ 10pm, E4.

Episode 6: Pixie Lott, James Acaster, magician Troy, and Aisling Bea face questions and challenges all about clips, virals and YouTube celebrities.

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Wordaholics. Gyles Brandreth. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radio ComedyWordaholics

Returns: Wednesday 3rd September @ 11:30am, Radio 4.

Episode 3.1: Gyles Brandreth and Natalie Haynes are joined by Lloyd Langford, Holly Walsh and Paul Sinha to test their knowledge of words.

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