Current TV Comedy Series

Here's a list of the British comedy series currently in the TV 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: Rachel Riley, Jimmy Carr. Image credit: ITV Studios.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Next new episode: Friday 4th September @ 9pm, C4.

Episode 10.17: Sean Lock and Greg Davies take on Jon Richardson and Holly Walsh. Susie Dent is joined by Vic Reeves in Dictionary Corner, while Rachel Riley looks after the numbers and letters.

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

Alan Carr: Chatty Man

Returns: Friday 11th September @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 15.1, Tom Hardy, Demi Lovato: Taking to the sofa for the first episode of the 15th series, Alan will be kicking things off in truly epic Chatty Man style as he's joined by actor Tom Hardy, and musician and actress Demi Lovato.

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Bad Robots. Image credit: Objective Productions.

Bad Robots

Next new episode: Tuesday 8th September @ 10pm, E4.

Episode 2.3: Tezcorp is branching out into naughty computer software - we are all reliant on the internet these days so why not try Tezbrowze? Meanwile Border Control B.O.T. is keeping the Isle and Wight Safe, and the latest Tezcorp release, Hear 2 Stay, is giving members of the public an earful.

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Boy Meets Girl. Image shows from L to R: Judy (Rebecca Root), Leo (Harry Hepple). Image credit: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Boy Meets Girl

Starts: Thursday 3rd September @ 9:30pm, BBC2.

Episode 1: Leo Macdonald isn't having too good a day. He's been sacked, his mum's in despair, and his younger, even less employable brother's having a better evening meeting women. Things look up, however, when he meets an attractive woman at the bar.

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Brilliantman!. Image shows from L to R: Ian Hedge (Kevin Eldon), Mrs Wardle (Johnny Vegas). Image credit: What Larks Productions.

Brilliantman!

Will be broadcast: Thursday 24th September @ 9pm, Sky Arts.

Slapstick comedy starring Kevin Eldon as a very ordinary man who sees himself as a secret superhero.

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Celebrity Juice. Keith Lemon. Image credit: Talkback.

Celebrity Juice

Returns: Thursday 10th September @ 10pm, ITV2.

Episode 14.1: Keith returns with a brand new series of outrageous antics.

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Cradle To Grave. Image shows from L to R: Fred 'Spud' Baker (Peter Kay), Sharon Baker (Alice Sykes), Danny Baker (Laurie Kynaston), Michael Baker (Frankie Wilson), Bet Baker (Lucy Speed). Image credit: ITV Studios.

Cradle To Grave

Starts: Thursday 3rd September @ 9pm, BBC2.

Episode 1: Sharon and her plimsole-wearing boyfriend are about to take Danny to the theatre for a West End experience he will never forget. Throw in a coveted item of clothing, a rogue tortoise and an early brush with death and it's business as usual at 11 Debnams Rd.

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Dani's Castle. Image shows from L to R: Kait (Shannon Flynn), Jimmy (Kieran Alleyne), Gabriel (Niall Wright), Rich (Richard Wisker), Dylan (Toby Murray), Esme (Jordan Brown). Image credit: The Foundation.

Dani's Castle

Next new episode: Tuesday 8th September @ 4:30pm, CBBC.

Episode 3.10: Another adventure at the castle.

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

Dave Gorman: Modern Life Is Goodish

Returns: Tuesday 8th September @ 9pm, Dave.

Episode 3.1, Why Are There Still Chickens?: Dave presents more musings on modern life for Dave.

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Dead Air. Jake Cross (Greg James). Image credit: Cave Bear Productions.

Dead Air

A current comedy programme.

Sitcom pilot about a radio DJ who is given the chance to host the breakfast show. Created by and stars Radio 1 presenter Greg James.

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Doc Martin. Image credit: Buffalo Pictures.

Doc Martin

Returns: Monday 7th September @ 9pm, ITV.

Episode 7.1: After their tumultuous time last series, Louisa has gone for a break to visit her mother in Spain and to have some time to think, and get some perspective on their relationship. Martin is faced with the questions: will Louisa come back to him; and what can he do to make sure that she does?

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Duck Quacks Don't Echo. Lee Mack. Image credit: Magnum Media.

Duck Quacks Don't Echo

Next new episode: Monday 7th September @ 8pm, Sky1.

Episode 3.2: Jonathan Ross, Dara O Briain and Alex Jones attempt to out-fact each other as startling theories are put to the test in Lee Mack's riotous panel show.

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Fried. Joe (Will Melling). Image credit: Two Brothers Pictures.

Fried

Next new episode: Tuesday 8th September @ 10:30pm, BBC3.

Episode 3, Poulet Etc: It has been a slow business day at Seriously Fried Chicken. They discover that they are losing all of their customers to a new upmarket fried chicken van - Poulet Etc - that has just opened around the corner. Mary becomes more desperate to find a way to win back customers.

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Goodness Gracious Me. Image shows from L to R: Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Syal, Nina Wadia, Sanjeev Bhaskar. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Goodness Gracious Me

A current comedy programme.

British-Asian sketch show starring Sanjeev Bhaskar, Meera Syal, Kulvinder Ghir and Nina Wadia.

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

Hank Zipzer

Next new episode: Thursday 3rd September @ 4:30pm, CBBC.

Episode 2.4, Head Ache: Mr Love is leaving and Ms Adolf decides she is the best candidate to be the new head teacher. Meanwhile, Emily announces she is going to home-school herself, much to the horror of Stan and Rosa.

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Jason Manford Live: First World Problems. Jason Manford. Image credit: Channel X.

Jason Manford Live: First World Problems

A current comedy programme.

TV broadcast of Jason Manford's 2014 live stand-up DVD, First World Problems.

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The Last Leg. Image shows from L to R: Alex Brooker, Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe. Image credit: Open Mike Productions.

Last Leg, The

Next new episode: Friday 4th September @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 7.11: Lee Mack joins Adam Hills and co-hosts Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker to provide some offbeat commentary on the significant moments of the past seven days.

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Marley's Ghosts. Image shows from L to R: Adam (John Hannah), Marley (Sarah Alexander), Michael Walton (Nicholas Burns). Image credit: John Stanley Productions.

Marley's Ghosts

Starts: Wednesday 30th September @ 10pm, Gold.

Episode 1: Marley is in despair. There's no room left on the sofa. Eventually all the ghosts convince her that they're just a figment of her overwrought imagination, and for a moment she really believes they've gone. But as she raises a glass to herself, they all burst back into the room. They're going nowhere.

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Mock The Week. Image shows from L to R: Andy Parsons, Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis. Image credit: Angst Productions.

Mock The Week

Returns: Thursday 10th September @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 14.7: In September, Dara, Hugh and Andy return from their mid-series break that made way for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Expected guests this week are Ed Gamble, Milton Jones, Katherine Ryan and Josh Widdicombe.

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Mount Pleasant. Image shows from L to R: Lisa (Sally Lindsay), Barry (Bobby Ball), Dan (Daniel Ryan). Image credit: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Mount Pleasant

Returns: Friday 11th September @ 9pm, Sky1.

Episode 5.1: The Manchester-set comedy drama returns for a new series.

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Mountain Goats. Image shows from L to R: Bernie (Kathryn Howden), Jimmy Miller (Jimmy Chisholm), Bill (David Ireland), Conor (Kevin Mains). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Mountain Goats

Next new episode: Friday 4th September @ 10:35pm, BBC1.

Episode 4, Famous: Jimmy accidentally becomes famous, which brings on a fevered campaign of freeloading - irking Jules no end.

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Radges. Linda (Sarah Hadland). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Radges

Will be broadcast: Friday 4th September @ 11pm, BBC3.

Sitcom pilot set in a Scottish pupil referral unit for kids with problems.

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Rotters. Image shows from L to R: Crook (Daniel Simonsen), Crook (Sam Simmons), Crook (Lolly Adefope), Crook (Phil Burgers), Crook (John Kearns). Image credit: Eleven Film.

Rotters

Will be broadcast: Thursday 10th September @ 9pm, Sky Arts.

Slapstick comedy observing a team of idiot robbers who attempt to rob an auction house.

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Ruby Robinson. Image shows from L to R: Geoffrey (Mike Wozniak), Alice (Charlotte Glenister), Virginia (Cariad Lloyd). Image credit: King Bert Productions.

Ruby Robinson

Will be broadcast: Thursday 3rd September @ 9pm, Sky Arts.

Slapstick comedy starring Kim Cattrall as a woman who lives in an isolated house with a team of acrobat helpers.

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Safeword. Image credit: STV Productions.

Safeword

Next new episode: Thursday 3rd September @ 10pm, ITV2.

Episode 7: Dragons' Den's Hilary Devey goes head to head with Big Brother's Brian Belo. The guests are Bobby Mair and Vikki Stone.

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Sue Perkins' Big Night Out. Sue Perkins. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Sue Perkins' Big Night Out

A current comedy programme.

Special guests and performance highlights from across this year's Edinburgh Festivals.

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Taskmaster. Greg Davies. Image credit: Avalon Television.

Taskmaster

A current comedy programme.

TV format in which Greg Davies and Alex Horne set a group of comedians various outlandish challenges.

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Three Kinds Of Stupid. Blind Guy (Vic Reeves). Image credit: Little Comet.

Three Kinds Of Stupid

Will be broadcast: Thursday 17th September @ 9pm, Sky Arts.

Physical comedy for Sky Arts in which three community support officers accidentally kill a blind man's dog.

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Through The Keyhole. Image credit: Talkback.

Through The Keyhole

Next new episode: Saturday 5th September @ 9:30pm, ITV.

Episode 3.2: Deducing the clues this week are pop star Kimberley Walsh, chat-show host Jonathan Ross and presenter Andi Peters.

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Top Coppers. Image shows from L to R: Mitch Rust (John Kearns), John Mahogany (Steen Raskopoulos). Image credit: Roughcut Television.

Top Coppers

Next new episode: Wednesday 9th September @ 10pm, BBC3.

Episode 4: The world's greatest art thief, Gerard Cliché, is in town. Meanwhile, Mahogany and Rust are out to win The Golden Doughnut, the prize for the best crime fighting duo. It's safely in the bag...providing their rivals Romero and Byrne don't turn up.

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Would I Lie To You?. Image credit: Zeppotron.

Would I Lie To You?

Next new episode: Friday 4th September @ 8:30pm, BBC1.

Episode 9.6: This week the guests joining Lee Mack and David Mitchell are Richard Hammond, Sean Lock, Judy Murray and Trevor Noah.

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

Yonderland

A current comedy programme.

Family-friendly fantasy comedy series for Sky1 starring the cast of Horrible Histories in various roles, and a host of puppets too.

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