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

4 O'Clock Club. Dexter (Jason Callender). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

4 O'Clock Club

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

Episode 4.13, Runaway: When the school play looks like being cancelled Nero gets angry and runs away from home. Clem is forced to go with him and they are confronted by some very awkward truths.

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

8 Out Of 10 Cats

New series expected to start Monday 4th May.

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. Alan Carr. Image credit: Open Mike Productions.

Alan Carr: Chatty Man

Next new episode: Friday 24th April @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 14.6, Kirstie Allsopp, Phil Spencer, Stephen Mangan, Charles Hamilton, Rita Ora: Alan Carr welcomes property gurus Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer to the sofa to chat about their new Channel 4 series Love It or List It. Plus actor Stephen Mangan drops by to talk about his new National Theatre play Rules for Living. Music is from Charles Hamilton and Rita Ora performin...

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Ballot Monkeys. Image shows from L to R: Kate Standen (Sarah Hadland), Kevin Sturridge (Ben Miller). Image credit: Hat Trick Productions.

Ballot Monkeys

Starts: Tuesday 21st April @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 1: A highly topical new comedy set on the campaign buses of the main political parties as the harassed teams battle their way through the noisy chaos of the election campaign, desperately trying to avoid gaffes and attempting to hang on to their sanity.

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Celebrity Juice. Keith Lemon. Image credit: Talkback.

Celebrity Juice

Next new episode: Thursday 23rd April @ 10pm, ITV2.

Episode 13.6: Guests include Pointless creator and co-presenter Richard Osman and the ultimate Essex girl, actress Denise Van Outen.

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Celebrity Squares. Image credit: September Films.

Celebrity Squares

Next new episode: Sunday 19th April @ 7:15pm, ITV.

Episode 2.1: The first show of the new series features presenter and comedian Paddy McGuinness, actress Michelle Keegan, Olympic medal winner Louis Smith MBE, actress and comedian Anna Crilly, chef Gino D'Acampo, comedian Rob Beckett, This Morning's Alison Hammond, and actress and comedian Katy Wix.

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Dave's Election Night Special. The Pub Landlord (Al Murray). Image credit: Liberty Bell.

Dave's Election Night Special

Will be broadcast: Thursday 7th May @ 10pm, Dave.

One-off documentary following Al Murray as he campaigns in the 2015 General Election in character as The Pub Landlord.

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The Delivery Man. Image shows from L to R: Matthew (Darren Boyd), Melanie (Laura Howard), Richard/Ricky (Jason Thorpe). Image credit: Monicker Pictures.

Delivery Man, The

Next new episode: Wednesday 22nd April @ 9:30pm, ITV.

Episode 2, Truth: A 'double dad' has to rush between the bedsides of two expectant mothers, while Matthew realises he's landed Lisa's boyfriend in trouble. Ian is suspended and asks Matthew to find him a job in the hospital.

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The Dog Ate My Homework. Iain Stirling. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Dog Ate My Homework, The

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School themed panel show for CBBC hosted by Iain Stirling.

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The Football's On. Ian Stone.

Football's On, The

Next new episode: Friday 24th April @ 10pm, BT Sport 1.

Episode 2.38: Ian Stone returns with more football chat.

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

Graham Norton Show, The

Next new episode: Friday 24th April @ 10:35pm, BBC1.

Episode 17.3: Graham returns with a brand new series.

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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.

Have I Got News For You

Next new episode: Friday 24th April @ 9:30pm, BBC1.

Episode 49.3: Ian Hislop and Paul Merton are joined by another guest host and panellists Miles Jupp and Camilla Long.

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Inside No. 9. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Inside No. 9

Next new episode: Thursday 23rd April @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 2.5, Nana's Party: It is Nana's special day: it isn't every day you get to be 79.

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Jack Dee's Election Helpdesk. Jack Dee.

Jack Dee's Election Helpdesk

Next new episode: Monday 20th April @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 2: Comedy talkshow in which Jack Dee helps his studio audience with their election 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

Returns: Thursday 23rd April @ 10pm, C4.

Episode One: After Alex Brooker fired the starting gun in the race to rid political campaigning of 'bullshit' during his interview with Nick Clegg, the team reunite at this crucial time with their upbeat, unjaundiced brand of satirical comedy.

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Murder In Successville. DI Sleet (Tom Davis). Image credit: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Murder In Successville

Starts: Monday 27th April @ 10pm, BBC3.

Episode 1, The Mob: Bruno Tonioli, local restaurateur, has been found dead in his own establishment, seemingly murdered. Ex-wife Darcey Bussell is a suspect, but Sleet thinks the Carr brothers have greater motive.

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Newzoids. Image credit: Citrus Television.

Newzoids

Next new episode: Wednesday 22nd April @ 9pm, ITV.

Episode 2: More animated satire from the Newzoids.

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Peter Kay's Car Share. Image shows from L to R: John (Peter Kay), Kayleigh (Sian Gibson). Image credit: Goodnight Vienna Productions.

Peter Kay's Car Share

Starts: Wednesday 29th April @ 9:30pm, BBC1.

Episode 1: When a supermarket issues a new car share scheme. Assistant manager John Redmond and promotions rep Kayleigh Kitson are forced to commute together every day. But will they get along?

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Play To The Whistle. Image shows from L to R: Bradley Walsh, Holly Willoughby, Frank Lampard. Image credit: Hungry Bear Media.

Play To The Whistle

Next new episode: Saturday 25th April @ 9:15pm, ITV.

Episode 3: On this week's show, team captains Frank Lampard and Bradley Walsh are joined by guests Harry Redknapp, Piers Morgan and Alex Brooker.

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Raised By Wolves. Image shows from L to R: Michael (Neil Maskell), Della Garry (Rebekah Staton). Image credit: Big Talk Productions.

Raised By Wolves

Next new episode: Monday 20th April @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 6, The Dorch: Germaine drags a reluctant Aretha and Yoko to legendary nightclub 'The Dorch' in a final attempt to win Lee's heart.

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Ross Noble Freewheeling. Image shows from L to R: Ross Noble, Unknown. Image credit: North One Television.

Ross Noble Freewheeling

Next new episode: Tuesday 21st April @ 10pm, Dave.

Episode 2.5: Inspired insanity with the biking Geordie. Where else on TV would you see arm-wrestling OAPs, crab-taunting and multiple Chris de Burghs? Marcus Brigstocke tries potato sports.

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

Russell Howard's Stand Up Central

Starts: Wednesday 29th April, Comedy Central.

Episode 1: Russell Howard talks about running a marathon, a male massage, and answers questions about time travel, feminism, and Transformers. His guests are Nish Kumar and Sara Pascoe.

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Virtually Famous. Image shows from L to R: Chris Stark, Kevin McHale, Seann Walsh. Image credit: Talkback.

Virtually Famous

Next new episode: Monday 20th April @ 10pm, E4.

Episode 2.2: Kevin McHale, Seann Walsh and Chris Stark are joined by Stacey Solomon, comedians Rob Beckett and Bobby Mair, plus American YouTube superstar Tyler Oakley.

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W1A. Image shows from L to R: Ian Fletcher (Hugh Bonneville), Tracey Pritchard (Monica Dolan), Anna Rampton (Sarah Parish). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

W1A

Returns: Thursday 23rd April @ 9pm, BBC2.

Episode 2.1: A one hour special marks the return of the award winning comedy about the BBC.

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You, Me & Them. Image shows from L to R: Lauren Grey (Eve Myles), Keith Mason (Marcus Garvey), Ed Walker (Anthony Head). Image credit: Hat Trick Productions.

You, Me & Them

Next new episode: Wednesday 22nd April @ 10pm, Gold.

Episode 2.3, Joining The Masons: Tensions fly when Keith's handyman skills see Ed and Lauren needing to seek shelter at the Masons'. Meanwhile Clive's dabble with technology leaves him scared for his future and Emma taking drastic measures...

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Dave's Election Night

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Kevin McHale interview

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BAFTA nominations

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The shortlists for the 2015 BAFTA Television Awards have been announced. Here's the comedy nominees: Read

Terry Jones - Bath Plug

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Blake Harrison gets Tripped

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The Inbetweeners star Blake Harrison will take the lead role in Tripped, a comedy drama series for E4. Read

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E4 has ordered Aliens, a show about a group of extra-terrestrials forced to live in a segregated community. Read

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Comedy double-act Max & Ivan attempt to introduce their Radio 4 series to us in this funny article written by them. Read

Bethan Roberts wins in Bath

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Bethan Roberts has been named the winner of Bath Comedy Festival's 2015 New Act Of The Year contest. Read

Sue Perkins panel show

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Sue Perkins will host the pilot episode of Insert Name Here, a new comedy panel show format for BBC Two. Read

As Yet Untitled - Series 3

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You, Me & Them interviews

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Seann Walsh interview

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