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 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 10th July @ 9pm, C4.

Episode 10.9: Jimmy Carr hosts a new edition of the panel game with Sean Lock and a special guest captain. The teams are joined by celebrity guests. Susie Dent is in Dictionary Corner.

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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

Next new episode: Friday 10th July @ 9pm, Sky1.

Episode 9.9: Highlights from the most recent series.

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Alfie Moore: It's A Fair Cop. Alfie Moore.

Radio ComedyAlfie Moore: It's A Fair Cop

Next new episode: Thursday 9th July @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 2.4, Stop Search: Alfie tackles the tricky subject of stop search.

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Brotherhood. Image shows from L to R: Jamie (Scott Folan), Toby (Johnny Flynn), Dan (Ben Ashenden). Image credit: Big Talk Productions.

TV ComedyBrotherhood

Next new episode: Tuesday 7th July @ 10pm, Comedy Central.

Episode 6, Pregnant: Toby freaks out when Jamie's teacher Miss Pemberton tells him he's going to be a dad. Meanwhile, Poppy tries to get Jamie into zombie flicks.

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Bunk Bed. Image credit: Foghorn Productions.

Radio ComedyBunk Bed

Next new episode: Wednesday 8th July @ 11pm, Radio 4.

Episode 2.4: The bedfellows touch on how one's name forms the character and the enduring strength of The Night Chicago Died, by Paper Lace.

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

Radio ComedyClare In The Community

Returns: Friday 10th July @ 11:30am, Radio 4.

Episode 10.1, My Kinda Town: Clare gets involved with a devious TV producer who is making a documentary about the Sparrowhawk estate.

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Dani's Castle. Image shows from L to R: Esme (Jordan Brown), Gabriel (Niall Wright), Kaitlin (Shannon Flynn), Dani (Dani Harmer). Image credit: The Foundation.

TV ComedyDani's Castle

Next new episode: Tuesday 14th July @ 4:30pm, CBBC.

Episode 3.2, The Ghostel: Gabe returns with a unique business idea to turn Bogmoor Castle into the very first hotel for ghosts.

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Doll & Em. Image shows from L to R: Doll (Dolly Wells), Em (Emily Mortimer). Image credit: King Bee Productions.

TV ComedyDoll & Em

Next new episode: Wednesday 8th July @ 10:10pm, Sky Atlantic.

Episode 2.6: Series two concludes as crisis strikes on opening night of Doll and Em's off-Broadway play. Will they be able to save the production?

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Episodes. Image shows from L to R: Beverly Lincoln (Tamsin Greig), Matt LeBlanc (Matt LeBlanc), Sean Lincoln (Stephen Mangan). Image credit: Hat Trick Productions.

TV ComedyEpisodes

A current comedy programme.

Anglo-American sitcom about a British couple who try to recreate their UK comedy hit for American audiences with disastrous results.

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Frank Skinner: Man In A Suit. Frank Skinner. Image credit: Avalon Television.

TV ComedyFrank Skinner: Man In A Suit

Will be broadcast: Friday 10th July @ 10:35pm, BBC1.

TV broadcast of Frank Skinner's 2014 stand-up DVD.

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

TV ComedyGraham Norton Show, The

A current comedy programme.

Comic chat show presented by Graham Norton. The biggest names in showbiz join the host on his sofa.

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Hoff The Record. Image shows from L to R: Hoff (David Hasselhoff), Terry Patel (Asim Chaudhry). Image credit: Me & You Productions.

TV ComedyHoff The Record

Next new episode: Thursday 9th July @ 9pm, Dave.

Episode 4, Hostile Environment Training: Things are looking up when Hoff is offered a job as a landmine charity spokesman.

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Horrible Histories. Image credit: Lion Television.

TV ComedyHorrible Histories

Next new episode: Monday 13th July @ 5pm, CBBC.

Episode 6.8, Bolshy Boudica: British Queen Boudica turns against her Roman masters and unleashes her wrecking ball on Colchester, St Albans and London. Meanwhile, across the world, famous emperors Caligula and Nero, dish out their own unique brand of Imperial nastiness.

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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

Returns: Monday 13th July @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 63.1: Regulars Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden and Barry Cryer are joined by Miles Jupp on the panel and Jack Dee in the chair.

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The Interviews. Image credit: North One Television.

TV ComedyInterviews, The

Next new episode: Wednesday 8th July @ 9pm, Gold.

Episode 3, Les Dawson: The life story of Les Dawson, all as told by the man himself.

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It's A Funny Old Week. Jason Manford. Image credit: ITV Studios.

TV ComedyIt's A Funny Old Week

A current comedy programme.

Jason Manford presents a mix of stand-up comedy and funny video clips linked to the week's events.

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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 7th July @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 3.2: With guests Seann Walsh, Dane Baptiste and Sara Cox.

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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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The John Bishop Show. Image credit: Lola Entertainment.

TV ComedyJohn Bishop Show, The

Next new episode: Saturday 11th July @ 9:45pm, BBC1.

Episode 7: The line-up this week includes comedy from Seann Walsh, Doc Brown and Jamali Maddix and music from newcomer Jack Savoretti and favourites Texas. There is also something extraordinary from the international cabaret star Meow Meow.

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Josh Widdicombe: And Another Thing. Josh Widdicombe. Image credit: Open Mike Productions.

TV ComedyJosh Widdicombe: And Another Thing

Will be broadcast: Friday 17th July @ 11:05pm, C4.

TV broadcast of Josh Widdicombe's 2013 stand-up DVD.

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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 10th July @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 7.3: Adam Hills and co-hosts Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker provide some offbeat commentary on the week. The trio are joined by guest Joanna Lumley.

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Man Down. Image shows from L to R: Brian (Mike Wozniak), Emma (Jeany Spark), Dan (Greg Davies), Mum (Gwyneth Powell), Jo (Roisin Conaty), Nesta (Stephanie Cole). Image credit: Avalon Television.

TV ComedyMan Down

A current comedy programme.

Sitcom starring Greg Davies as Dan, a man with crushing character flaws, an unwanted teaching job and uniquely dysfunctional friends.

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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

Next new episode: Thursday 9th July @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 14.5: Dara O Briain and the team return for another episode of the topical comedy featuring guests Ed Byrne, Matt Forde, Milton Jones, Zoe Lyons and Josh Widdicombe.

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My Mad Fat Diary. Rae Earl (Sharon Rooney). Image credit: Tiger Aspect Productions.

TV ComedyMy Mad Fat Diary

A current comedy programme.

Comedy drama set in the mid-1990s looking at teenage life from the eyes of a 16-year-old with weight and mental health issues.

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Not Safe For Work. Image shows from L to R: Katherine (Zawe Ashton), Danny (Sacha Dhawan), Angela (Jo Hartley). Image credit: Clerkenwell Films.

TV ComedyNot Safe For Work

Next new episode: Tuesday 7th July @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 2: Katherine makes a spectacle of herself at her welcome drinks, upsetting practically everyone.

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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 10th July @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 47.2: 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 credit: Roughcut Television.

TV ComedyPeople Just Do Nothing

Returns: Wednesday 15th July @ 10pm, BBC3.

Episode 2.1, The Godfather: Grindah has to decide who he wants to make godfather to little Angel.

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Russell Howard's Stand Up Central. Russell Howard. Image credit: Avalon Television.

TV ComedyRussell Howard's Stand Up Central

Next new episode: Wednesday 8th July @ 10pm, Comedy Central.

Episode 10: Russell talks Mothering Sunday and people who state the obvious, plus answers questions on fame and the worst thing about school. His guests are Nick Helm and Chris Kent.

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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 13th July @ 11:30am, Radio 4.

Episode 2.2, Off Piste: Erstwhile free spirit Trisha returns to her native city of Edinburgh after years of living in London. Despite great expectations all round, Trisha is worried, Lizzie is optimistic and Clare is just plain relieved. And how will Cafe Culture's newcomer cope with all those kilts?

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

Radio ComedySeekers

Next new episode: Thursday 9th July @ 11pm, Radio 4.

Episode 2.6, The Boy with the Wogan Tattoo: It is the morning after Stuart's stag night, his back hurts, and Mr Big is looking for him.

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Simon Evans Goes To Market. Simon Evans.

Radio ComedySimon Evans Goes To Market

Returns: Wednesday 8th July @ 6:30pm, Radio 4.

Episode 2.1, Alcohol: Simon Evans presents comedy lectures on the economics behind four commodities that people are addicted to. With guests David Nutt, Tim Harford and Merryn Somerset Webb.

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

Radio ComedySketchorama

Next new episode: Monday 13th July @ 9:30am, Radio 4 Extra.

Episode 4.2: Isy Suttie presents three up-and-coming sketch groups from the live UK comedy circuit, featuring an exciting new generation of sketch writers and performers.

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So Awkward. Image shows from L to R: Martha Fitzgerald (Sophia Dall'Aglio), Mrs Fitzgerald (Carla Mendonca). Image credit: Channel X North.

TV ComedySo Awkward

Next new episode: Thursday 9th July @ 4:30pm, CBBC.

Episode 9, Fitzgerald Vs Fitzgerald: Martha is eagerly anticipating the visit of the Careers Guidance Counsellor, Mrs Lazarus. It's the perfect opportunity to help her finally decide upon a future career.

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Taskmaster. Greg Davies. Image credit: Avalon Television.

TV ComedyTaskmaster

Starts: Thursday 30th July @ 9pm, Dave.

Episode 1, Melon Buffet: This week the comedians have to try and paint the best picture of a horse while riding a horse. Also, expect melon-eating, bath-emptying and pop-up tents.

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Undercover. Chris (Daniel Rigby). Image credit: Bonafide Films.

TV ComedyUndercover

Next new episode: Tuesday 7th July @ 9pm, Dave.

Episode 4, The Trial: Stepan has been arrested for possession of (a lot) of firearms and drugs.

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Vicious. Image shows from L to R: Freddie (Ian McKellen), Stuart (Derek Jacobi). Image credit: Brown Eyed Boy.

TV ComedyVicious

A current comedy programme.

ITV sitcom with Sir Derek Jacobi and Sir Ian McKellen as an elderly gay couple living in Covent Garden. Also stars Frances de la Tour.

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Wussywat The Clumsy Cat. Image credit: Baby Cow Productions.

TV ComedyWussywat The Clumsy Cat

Next new episode: Wednesday 8th July @ 9:30am, CBeebies.

Episode 13, Box: Wussywat finds a strange box in the garden and wants to know what's inside.

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Yonderland. Debbie Maddox (Martha Howe-Douglas). Image credit: Working Title Films.

TV ComedyYonderland

Returns: Monday 13th July @ 8pm, Sky1.

Episode 2.1, Panic in the Streets of Yonderland: Imperatrix's presence brings rioting to the streets on Yonderland and sends the Elders into lockdown.

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