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

A current comedy programme.

Topical Channel 4 comedy panel show hosted by Jimmy Carr. The questions are based on survey results and statistics.

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

TV ComedyAlan Carr: Chatty Man

Next new episode: Friday 18th April @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 12.4, Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, Kate Upton, Paul Hollywood, Paddy McGuinness, Katy B: Alan is joined by US film actresses Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton who talk about their latest movie The Other Woman; TV chef and baker Paul Hollywood discusses the Get Your Bake On UK tour; and TV host and comic Paddy McGuinness chats about his new show Amazing Greys

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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

Will be broadcast: Sunday 20th April @ 9pm, BBC2.

Episode 1: Dara O Briain and Richard Osman host a special panel game looking back over 50 years of BBC Two.

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Brothers With No Game. Image credit: BWNG.

TV ComedyBrothers With No Game

Next new episode: Monday 21st April @ 6pm, London Live.

Episode 4: 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.

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The Dafty Show.

TV ComedyDafty Show, The

Will be broadcast: Saturday 19th April @ 10:30pm, London Live.

Sketch show pilot for London Live.

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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

Next new episode: Tuesday 22nd April @ 10pm, Dave.

Episode 3.8: Kevin Bridges and Sally Phillips join Dara for a super sports special of the numbers-based game show. It's Maths of the Day so if you want to know the scores, don't look away.

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Derek. Image shows from L to R: Derek Noakes (Ricky Gervais), Dougie (Karl Pilkington). Image credit: Derek Productions.

TV ComedyDerek

Returns: 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 19th April @ 11am, Five Live.

Episode 11.34: 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. Marcella (Roisin Conaty). Image credit: Objective Productions.

TV ComedyGameFace

Will be broadcast: 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 23rd April @ 11:30am, Radio 4.

Episode 2.4: Flushed with success, Ginny holds a literary salon at Vera's castle. Disappointingly the glitterati stay away. Only Venus turns up and she has never read a book in her life.

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

TV ComedyGraham Norton Show, The

Next new episode: Friday 18th April @ 10:20pm, BBC1.

Episode 15.3, Ricky Gervais, Ronnie Corbett, Juliette Binoche, Imelda May: Juliette Binoche says appearing in Godzilla is a wink to her son, Ronnie Corbett reveals Stanley Kubrick wanted to cast him as an ape, Ricky Gervais talks about Derek and Imelda May sings live in the studio.

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The Guess List. Image shows from L to R: Melanie C, Larry Lamb, Rob Brydon, Julian Clary, David Haye, Deborah Meaden. Image credit: 12 Yard Productions.

TV ComedyGuess List, The

Next new episode: Saturday 19th April @ 9:30pm, BBC1.

Episode 2: Deborah Meaden, Julian Clary, Larry Lamb, Melanie C and David Haye are the celebrities taking part this week.

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

TV ComedyHank Zipzer

Next new episode: Tuesday 22nd April @ 5pm, CBBC.

Episode 13: The new childrens' comedy series based on the popular books by Henry Winkler continues.

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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 18th April @ 9pm, BBC1.

Episode 47.3: Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Jeremy Clarkson and guest panellists including Henning Wehn.

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Incredible Women. Rebecca Front.

Radio ComedyIncredible Women

Returns: Monday 21st April @ 10:45am, Radio 4.

Episode 3.1, Danielle Simmons: Jeremy meets TV reality star Danielle Simmons to find out why she wants to leave the life of reality TV behind her and how she's going to do it.

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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

Returns: Sunday 20th April @ 7pm, BBC2.

Episode 4, Leading Men: Penelope Keith presents this celebration of Eric and Ernie and the men who were brave enough to appear on their show.

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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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Newsjack. Romesh Ranganathan.

Radio ComedyNewsjack

A current comedy programme.

Topical satirical sketch show on Radio 4 Extra. The programme has an 'open door' policy allowing anyone to submit material.

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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 18th April @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 43.1: Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis are joined by special guest Elis James for a comic romp through the week's news. With Mitch Benn, Pippa Evans and Jon Holmes.

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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 20th April @ 7:30pm, ITV.

Episode 2.3: Comedy series featuring fearless senior citizens playing pranks on the public with the aid of hidden cameras.

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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. Archdeacon Robert (Simon McBurney). Image credit: Big Talk Productions.

TV ComedyRev

Next new episode: Monday 21st April @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 3.5: After Nigel complains about Adam's conduct to the bishop, Adam begins to seriously doubt his calling as a vicar.

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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 21st April @ 11:30am, Radio 4.

Episode 3, Spring Awakening: A business-boosting Polish evening in the cafe ends with heart trauma and kleptomaniac Lizzie in charge.

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Shaun The Sheep. Image credit: Aardman Animations.

TV ComedyShaun The Sheep

Returns: Monday 21st April @ 3:20pm, CBBC.

Episode 4.20, Ground Hog Day: It's almost time for the ice cream van to pay its daily visit and Bitzer has his heart set on a well-earned treat. However, his work is not done - there's a whole list of chores standing in his way and he needs his wits about him to get the job done in time.

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Shedtown. Image credit: Woolyback Productions.

Radio ComedyShedtown

Next new episode: Tuesday 22nd April @ 11pm, Radio 4.

Episode 3.4: Will the Sheddists choose to shed this new life again and drip back off the big wheel and into reality?

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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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Sniggers With Attitude. Jason Lewis. Image credit: Family Pictures.

TV ComedySniggers With Attitude

Next new episode: Friday 18th April @ 9:30pm, London Live.

Sketch show pilot in which Jason Lewis brings his urban skewed comedy to the screen via London Live.

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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 22nd April @ 10pm, BBC3.

Episode 3.3: Grimmy is back for another episode of his panel show.

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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 22nd April @ 6pm, London Live.

Episode 4, The Bully: T-Boy's cousin is being bullied. Can T-Boy stop the bully?

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

Radio ComedyTim FitzHigham: The Gambler

Next new episode: Sunday 20th April @ 7:15pm, Radio 4.

Episode 3: Tim recreates an 18th-century bet, attempting to outrun a racehorse over a hundred yard dash. He seeks training advice from Kriss Akabusi and his former school PE teacher.

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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

Will be broadcast: Monday 21st April @ 9pm, ITV.

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 18th April @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 2.3, La Suvera, Pievescola: Steve and Rob visit Viareggio in Tuscany where Shelley's body was washed ashore. They have lunch at Trattoria Albana.

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Trying Again. Image shows from L to R: Matt (Chris Addison), Meg (Jo Joyner). 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 21st April @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 13.3: Alex Horne, Lucy Beaumont, John Finnemore and Jack Dee are the panellists obliged to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as Legs, The Internet, Dogs and The Middle Ages.

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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

Expected to start the 27th April.

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

Starts: Tuesday 22nd April @ 10pm, ITV4.

Animated sitcom about a football fanatic whose interest in the sport is starting to impinge on his family life.

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