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. Image shows from L to R: Jimmy Carr, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson. Image credit: Zeppotron.

8 Out Of 10 Cats

Returns: Monday 6th October @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 18.1: Jimmy Carr, Jon Richardson and Sean Lock are joined by guests including Jack Dee, Rob Beckett and Radio 1 DJ Gemma Cairney.

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A League Of Their Own. Image shows from L to R: Jack Whitehall, Jamie Redknapp, James Corden, Lennox Lewis, Christine Ohuruogu, Sean Lock. Image credit: CPL Productions.

A League Of Their Own

Next new episode: Friday 3rd October @ 9pm, Sky1.

Episode 8.6: With Sean Lock, Christine Ohuruogu and Lennox Lewis.

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

Alan Carr: Chatty Man

Next new episode: Friday 3rd October @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 13.4, John Bishop, Samuel L Jackson, Ella Henderson: Alan Carr is joined by Liverpudlian comedian John Bishop ahead of his new Supersonic arena tour and Samuel L. Jackson drops in for a chat. Music is from Ella Henderson who performs Glow live in the studio.

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All At Sea. Image shows from L to R: Louie (Adam Greaves-Neal), Helen (Nicola Stephenson), Charlie (Ryan Wilkinson), Kevin (Steve Edge), Hannah (Milly Zero). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

All At Sea

Next new episode: Friday 3rd October @ 5:30pm, CBBC.

Episode 2.2: A new series of adventures continue.

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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.

Alternative Comedy Experience, The

Next new episode: Tuesday 7th October @ Midnight, Comedy Central.

Episode 2.13, Silent Reflection: Paul Hamilton, Andy Zaltzman, Henning Wehn, Josie Long, and Helen Arney feature and Paul Foot has the last word.

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Bad Bridesmaid. Image shows from L to R: Unknown, Bobbie (Sarah Campbell), Unknown. Image credit: Fresh One Productions.

Bad Bridesmaid

Next new episode: Thursday 2nd October @ 9pm, ITV2.

Episode 4: This time, bride-to-be Leanne must convince her hens that straight-laced 'Bobbie' is her fiancé's relative and not an imposter within the bridal party.

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Bad Education. Alfie (Jack Whitehall). Image credit: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Bad Education

Next new episode: Tuesday 7th October @ 10pm, BBC3.

Episode 3.4, Fundraising: Martin Wickers's attempts to teach Alfie to drive end in disaster when they run over the school caretaker.

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Big School. Mr Church (David Walliams). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Big School

Next new episode: Friday 3rd October @ 9:30pm, BBC1.

Episode 2.5: Death comes to Greybridge School, when a popular member of staff goes to meet his maker.

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Boj. Image credit: Pesky Productions.

Boj

Returns: Monday 6th October @ 5:35pm, CBeebies.

Episode 21: More comedy.

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Celebrity Juice. Keith Lemon. Image credit: Talkback.

Celebrity Juice

Next new episode: Thursday 2nd October @ 10pm, ITV2.

Episode 12.4: Keith Lemon welcomes team captains Gino D'Acampo and Fearne Cotton as they go head-to-head with two teams of celebrity guests. TOWIE's Chloe Sims and comedian Johnny Vegas are among the star panellists this time.

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Celebrity Squares. Image shows from L to R: Adam Hills, Jonathan Ross, Christine Bleakley, Joe Wilkinson, Warwick Davis, Jimi Mistry, Tim Vine, Ellie Taylor, Louis Walsh, Christine Bleakley. Image credit: September Films.

Celebrity Squares

Next new episode: Wednesday 1st October @ 8pm, ITV.

Episode 4: This week Warwick is joined by Jonathan Ross, Louis Walsh, Christine Bleakley, Jimi Mistry, Adam Hills, Louise Hazel, Ellie Taylor, and resident comedians Tim Vine and Joe Wilkinson.

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Crackanory. Sue Perkins. Image credit: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Crackanory

Next new episode: Wednesday 1st October @ 10pm, Dave.

Episode 2.2, Man's Best Friend & Return To Sender: Ben Miller and Sue Perkins read two superbly twisted tales. A scientist creates the perfect wife using his dog's brain and a convict escapes from jail by mailing herself out!

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CTRL Freaks. Image shows from L to R: Dave Gibson, Bec Hill, Jacob Edwards. Image credit: Nerd TV.

CTRL Freaks

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A format in which three comedians are given control of peoples' social media accounts for a week in order to run their lives.

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Dapper Laughs: On The Pull. Dapper Laughs. Image credit: Talkback.

Dapper Laughs: On The Pull

Next new episode: Monday 6th October @ 10:30pm, ITV2.

Episode 2: Dapper Laughs takes another lad who is terrible at getting female attention and teaches him all the tricks of the trade.

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

Dave Gorman: Modern Life Is Goodish

Next new episode: Tuesday 7th October @ 10pm, Dave.

Episode 2.5, I Would Drink That Bathwater: Dave devilishly dissects modern life as he judges the worth of online petitions and reveals how he beat Alex Reid - not at cage fighting, obviously.

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Detectorists. Image shows from L to R: Andy Stone (Mackenzie Crook), Lance Stater (Toby Jones). Image credit: Channel X.

Detectorists

Starts: Thursday 2nd October @ 10pm, BBC4.

Episode 1: Two friends Andy and Lance go searching for their hearts' desire with a couple of metal detectors.

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Duck Quacks Don't Echo. Image shows from L to R: Chris Tarrant, Lee Mack, Kimberley Wyatt, Robert Webb. Image credit: Magnum Media.

Duck Quacks Don't Echo

Next new episode: Monday 6th October @ 8pm, Sky1.

Episode 2.6: Lee Mack is joined by Chris Tarrant, Robert Webb and Kimberley Wyatt.

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The Football's On. Ian Stone.

Football's On, The

Next new episode: Friday 3rd October @ 10pm, BT Sport.

Episode 2.8: 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 3rd October @ 10:35pm, BBC1.

Episode 16.2, Hugh Grant, Emma Thompson, Luke Evans, Lenny Kravitz: Together on Graham's sofa this week: floppy-haired heart-throb Hugh Grant, starring in rom-com The Rewrite; Oscar-winning actress and writer Emma Thompson, talking about her new Peter Rabbit book; rising star Luke Evans, currently starring in Dracula Untold; and music from Lenny Kravitz, who performs Strut<...

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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

Returns: Friday 3rd October @ 9pm, BBC1.

Episode 48.1: With guest host Jennifer Saunders and guest panellists Armando Iannucci and Peter Bone MP.

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In Deep. Image shows from L to R: Jimmy (Adam Deacon), Nathan (Ashley Walters). Image credit: Big Talk Productions.

In Deep

Will be broadcast: Friday 3rd October @ 11pm, BBC3.

Sitcom pilot about two junior police officers on an undercover operation that goes wrong.

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The Job Lot. Image shows from L to R: Trish (Sarah Hadland), Jamina (Meera Syal). Image credit: Big Talk Productions.

Job Lot, The

Next new episode: Wednesday 1st October @ 10pm, ITV2.

Episode 2.2: The temperature rises at Brownall when a local hot-tub manufacturer wants to recruit a new sales team - and Trish and Karl each tell a lie which spirals out of control.

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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

Stand Up To Cancer special to follow. New series in January 2015.

Topical comedy show reviewing the topics of the week. Hosted by Adam Hills with the help of Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker. Broadcast live.

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Millie Inbetween. Image shows from L to R: Lauren (Tallulah Greive), Millie (Millie Innes). Image credit: The Foundation.

Millie Inbetween

Next new episode: Wednesday 8th October, CBBC.

Episode 2, Double Date: Millie and Lauren try to coax their reluctant dad back onto the dating scene, with consequences they could never have predicted. Maybe they have pushed him too hard, too soon? Mum tries too hard to get in shape for a 10k run to impress her new boyfriend, the superfit Mike.

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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

Next new episode: Thursday 2nd October @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 13.10: Dara O Briain and the team scale another week's news mountain and plant their satirical flag at the top. With guests James Acaster, Ed Byrne, Sara Pascoe and Josh Widdicombe.

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Mount Pleasant. Auntie Margaret (Sue Vincent). Image credit: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Mount Pleasant

Next new episode: Tuesday 7th October @ 9pm, Sky Living.

Episode 4.4: Bianca discovers a knack for giving advice when she has to play unlikely counsellor to one of Roger's troubled parishioners.

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Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Rhod Gilbert. Image credit: TalkbackThames.

Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Next new episode: Monday 6th October @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 28.2: Rhod Gilbert and regular team captains Noel Fielding and Phill Jupitus are joined by guests including pop star Ella Eyre and comedian Rob Beckett.

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Not Going Out. Image shows from L to R: Lee (Lee Mack), Lucy (Sally Bretton), Daisy (Katy Wix). Image credit: Avalon Television.

Not Going Out

Returns: Friday 17th October @ 9:30pm, BBC1.

Episode 7.1, Mugging: When Lucy has her handbag stolen from right under Lee's nose, he feels the need to prove his manliness over and over and over again.

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Plebs. Image shows from L to R: Stylax (Joel Fry), Gaius (James Fleet). Image credit: RISE Films.

Plebs

Next new episode: Monday 6th October @ 10pm, ITV2.

Episode 2.4, The Patron: Grumio falls ill after eating an apple on the loo. Marcus refuses to pay for his medical treatment preferring instead to go with Cynthia's remedy of candlelight and prayer. Stylax strikes up a rapport with a rich nobleman Gaius who agrees to fund his charioteering career.

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QI. Image shows from L to R: Colin Lane, Alan Davies, Stephen Fry, Ross Noble, Sarah Millican. Image credit: TalkbackThames.

QI

Returns: Friday 3rd October @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 12.1, L-Animals: With Ross Noble, Sarah Millican and Colin Lane.

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The Revolution Will Be Televised. Heydon Prowse. Image credit: Hat Trick Productions.

Revolution Will Be Televised, The

Returns: Tuesday 7th October @ 10:30pm, BBC3.

Episode 3.1: Satirical series featuring bite-sized comedy hits, from fictionalised characters to stunt-led sketches, which brings the corruption, greed and hypocrisy of politicians, multi-nationals and tax-shy billionaires to the fore and drags it to the court of public opinion.

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Rude Boys. Image shows from L to R: Bolts (Amir El-Masry), Jazzie (Jazzie Zonzolo), Sajid (Harman Singh), Webby (Ethan Lawrence). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Rude Boys

Will be broadcast: Friday 10th October @ 11pm, BBC3.

Sitcom pilot looking at the antics of a group of four young friends in East London.

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Scrotal Recall. Image shows from L to R: Dylan Witter (Johnny Flynn), Luke (Daniel Ings). Image credit: Clerkenwell Films.

Scrotal Recall

Starts: Thursday 2nd October @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 1, Abigail: Following his STI diagnosis, Dylan sets in search of the first girl on his list, Abigail, whom he met at a wedding.

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Sunday Night At The Palladium.

Sunday Night At The Palladium

Next new episode: Sunday 5th October @ 7pm, ITV.

Episode 4: Jimmy Carr hosts another mix of entertainment. Tonight's guests are American singing sensation and ex-X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger, UK chart toppers Kaiser Chiefs, Irish comedian Tommy Tiernan, the reunited Beautiful South singers Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott and phenomenal Japanese speciality act Enra. Also, a preview of the new West End production of Andrew Lloyd-W...

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Through The Keyhole. Image shows from L to R: Joey Essex, Carol Vorderman, Vernon Kay, Keith Lemon. Image credit: Talkback.

Through The Keyhole

Next new episode: Saturday 4th October @ 9:20pm, ITV.

Episode 2.6: Joining Keith on the panel this week are TOWIE star Joey Essex, presenter Vernon Kay and maths whizz Carol Vorderman.

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Vodka Diaries. Nic (Aisling Bea). Image credit: Feelgood Fiction.

Vodka Diaries

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Sitcom pilot about four girls who share a flat and get up to no good.

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Would I Lie To You?. Image shows from L to R: Heston Blumenthal, David Mitchell, Miles Jupp, Rob Brydon, Ed Byrne, Lee Mack, Emilia Fox. Image credit: Zeppotron.

Would I Lie To You?

Next new episode: Friday 3rd October @ 8:30pm, BBC1.

Episode 8.4: Lee Mack and David Mitchell are joined by Miles Jupp, Heston Blumenthal OBE, Emilia Fox and Ed Byrne.

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