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

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

Alan Carr: Chatty Man

Next new episode: Friday 25th April @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 12.5, Martin Freeman, Lindsay Lohan, Christian Jessen, The Kooks: Joining Alan this time is Hobbit and Sherlock star Martin Freeman; Lindsay Lohan, will be chatting to Alan about her upcoming TV docu-series on TLC; and Doctor Christian Jessen. Plus music from The Kooks.

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Alex Zane's Funny Rotten Scoundrels. Alex Zane.

Alex Zane's Funny Rotten Scoundrels

Next new episode: Wednesday 30th April @ 10pm, London Live.

Episode 5: Alex Zane introduces the very best of new stand-up from the Funny Rotten Scoundrels comedy night at London's Century Club.

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All About The McKenzies. Samuell McKenzie (Samuell Benta).

All 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.

All About TWO

A current comedy programme.

One-off panel show celebrating the 50th anniversary of BBC Two, hosted by Dara O Briain and Richard Osman.

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Brothers With No Game. Image credit: BWNG.

Brothers With No Game

Next new episode: Monday 28th April @ 6pm, London Live.

Episode 5: 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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Cardinal Burns. Image shows from L to R: Seb Cardinal, Dustin Demri-Burns. Image credit: Left Bank Pictures.

Cardinal 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.

Celebrity 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.

Comedy 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, featuring contributions from some of those involved.

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The Cruise. Image shows from L to R: Andy (Jason Watkins), Jacky (Jane Horrocks). Image credit: Emu Films.

Cruise, The

Will be broadcast: Thursday 15th May @ 9pm, Sky Arts 1.

One off comedy drama starring Jane Horrocks and Jason Watkins as a couple preparing to go away on a holiday cruise.

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

Ctrl Freaks

Starts: Wednesday 28th May @ 10pm, London Live.

Show in which comedy writers are given control of peoples' social media accounts for a week in order to run their lives.

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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.

Dara O Briain: School Of Hard Sums

A current comedy programme.

Dara O Briain presents a comic entertainment show about maths, based on an Emmy Award-nominated Japanese format.

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Derek. Image shows from L to R: Derek (Ricky Gervais), Kev (David Earl). Image credit: Derek Productions.

Derek

Next new episode: Wednesday 30th April @ 10pm, C4.

Episode 2.2: There's job opportunities at Broadhill so Kev decides to clean up his act. Vicky's taste in men worries Hannah, while a visit from city boy Pete stirs things up for Derek.

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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.

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

Graham Norton Show, The

Next new episode: Friday 25th April @ 10:35pm, BBC1.

Episode 15.4, Zac Efron, Seth Rogen, Matt LeBlanc: Together on Graham's sofa tonight: Hollywood heart-throb Zac Efron and comic actor Seth Rogen, appearing in movie Bad Neighbours; and ex-Friends star Matt LeBlanc, discussing the new series of Episodes.

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The Guess List. Rob Brydon. Image credit: 12 Yard Productions.

Guess List, The

Next new episode: Saturday 26th April @ 9:30pm, BBC1.

Episode 3: Famous faces this week are Harry Judd, Kate Humble, Jason Manford, Carol Vorderman and Aled Jones.

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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 25th April @ 9pm, BBC1.

Episode 47.4: Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Martin Clunes and guest panellists including Johnny Vegas.

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Miller's Mountain. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Miller'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.

Morecambe And Wise In Pieces

A current comedy programme.

Themed compilations of Morecambe and Wise sketches, presented by Penelope Keith.

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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.

Off Their Rockers

Next new episode: Sunday 27th April @ 7:30pm, ITV.

Episode 2.4: Seb needs a sponge bath, Rosie loses her rather unusual pet and Tony tries to prove that there is such a thing as a free meal.

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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.

Over 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. Rev Adam Smallbone (Tom Hollander). Image credit: Big Talk Productions.

Rev

Next new episode: Monday 28th April @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 3.6: St Saviour's is closed and Adam is determined on a change of career. But can he shrug off his vocation so easily, and will his previous parishoners let him?

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Shaun The Sheep. Image credit: Aardman Animations.

Shaun The Sheep

A current comedy programme.

Stop-motion animated children's sitcom by Aardman Animations for CBBC. Wildly popular with not just kids, but adults too.

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Rev. Geoff Davis.

Some 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.

Strange 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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Sweat The Small Stuff. Image shows from L to R: Melvin Odoom, Nick Grimshaw, Rochelle Humes. Image credit: Talkback.

Sweat The Small Stuff

Next new episode: Tuesday 29th April @ 10pm, BBC3.

Episode 3.4: The panel is completed by model and socialite Daisy Lowe, Game of Thrones star Gemma Whelan and top comedian Seann Walsh.

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The T-Boy Show. T-Boy (Tolu Ogunmefun). Image credit: MTA Productions.

T-Boy Show, The

Next new episode: Tuesday 29th April @ 6pm, London Live.

Episode 5, The Valentine: T-Boy must do all he can to woe his sweetheart... but all he needs is some time alone with her.

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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.

Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This

A current comedy programme.

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.

Trip, The

Next new episode: Friday 25th April @ 10pm, BBC2.

Episode 2.4, Ristorante Oliver Glowig: Rob and Steve arrive in Rome where they meet Steve's assistant Emma and the newspaper photographer Yolanda. Together they visit the Keats museum, and have lunch at Ristorante Oliver Glowig.

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Trying Again. Image shows from L to R: Meg (Jo Joyner), Matt (Chris Addison). Image credit: Avalon Television.

Trying Again

Next new episode: 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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Viral Tap. Image shows from L to R: Matt Richardson, Caroline Flack, Carly Smallman. Image credit: Yalli Productions.

Viral Tap

Starts: Sunday 27th April @ 10pm, ITV2.

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.

Warren United

Next new episode: Tuesday 29th April @ 10pm, ITV4.

Episode 2, True Colours: Warren encourages his family to express their support for Brainsford United but there are unforeseen consequences. Warren manages to capitalise on his misfortune, but Ingrid and the rest of the family are not quite so lucky.

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Trying Again interviews

Trying Again interviews

Chris Addison, Jo Joyner, Charles Edwards, Alex Macqueen and more talk about Sky's Trying Again. Read

David Mitchell's new book

David Mitchell's new book

David Mitchell is currently compiling a new humorous book titled Thinking About It Only Makes It Worse. Read

A League Of Their Own x 3

A League Of Their Own x 3

Sky has struck a long-term deal with the producers of sports-based panel show A League Of Their Own. Read

Holli Dempsey interview

Holli Dempsey interview

Holli Dempsey, who plays Vicky in Derek, talks about her role. Is she like her character in real life? Read

The John Dredge Show

The John Dredge Show

Series 3 of John Dredge's critically acclaimed surreal sketch show podcast is now here. Check it out. Listen

Roisin Conaty interview

Roisin Conaty interview

Roisin Conaty introduces GameFace, her Channel 4 sitcom pilot about a woman muddling through life. Read

Fancy Meeting You Here

Fancy Meeting You Here

A look at Fancy Meeting You Here, the roving comedy show in which stand-ups offer free museum tours. Read

TV Comedy Preview

TV Comedy Preview

New TV shows to look out for this week include Warren United, Derek, Trying Again and GameFace. Read

Miranda's Generation Game

Miranda's Generation Game

Miranda Hart is reportedly being lined-up to host a new version of classic BBC show The Generation Game. Read

New sitcom The Delivery Man

New sitcom The Delivery Man

Spy and Green Wing star Darren Boyd will play a midwife in The Delivery Man, a new sitcom pilot for ITV. Read

Josie Long podcast

Josie Long podcast

This week's episode of Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast has stories from guest Josie Long. Listen

Katherine Parkinson pilot

Katherine Parkinson pilot

Katherine Parkinson, Ralf Little and Stephen Tompkinson are to star in a brand new sitcom pilot for ITV. Read

Babylon series now filming

Babylon series now filming

Six episodes of Channel 4's police-based comedy drama Babylon are now being filmed in London. Read

Marcus Brigstocke interview

Marcus Brigstocke interview

A snapped heel, torn cruciate and broken relationship - 2014 has been turbulent for Marcus Brigstocke. Read

New Julia Davis C4 pilot

New Julia Davis C4 pilot

Julia Davis has written and is starring in a new pilot about a breakfast TV host, called Morning Has Broken. Read

Trigger Happy TV USA

Trigger Happy TV USA

Dom Joly is reportedly having another go at taking his prank show Trigger Happy TV to America. Read

Ross Noble Freewheeling 2

Ross Noble Freewheeling 2

Ross Noble Freewheeling, the improvised comedy series which sees Ross Noble travelling the UK, is to return. Read

Frankie Boyle sitcom pilot

Frankie Boyle sitcom pilot

Frankie Boyle is amongst the stars talking part in a read-through for Wildlife, a new sitcom pilot. Read

Chris Addison podcast

Chris Addison podcast

A podcast in which Chris Addison talks about his career, and how they made the new sitcom Trying Again. Listen

Jason Lewis interview

Jason Lewis interview

Jason Lewis introduces Sniggers With Attitude, the sketch show he has made for TV channel London Live. Read

Damn the Torpedoes!

Damn the Torpedoes!

BFBS Radio, the British armed forces broadcaster, is launching Damn the Torpedoes!, a new sketch show. Read

Michael McIntyre Series 2

Michael McIntyre Series 2

The BBC has ordered a second series of Michael McIntyre's chat show. He will return to BBC1 later this year. Read

C4's latest Comedy Blaps

C4's latest Comedy Blaps

Channel 4 has launched three more mini-series on the internet under its Comedy Blaps branding. Read

Al Murray's new tour

Al Murray's new tour

Al Murray has announced a new Pub Landlord UK tour titled One Man, One Guvnor: 20 years at the lager top. Read

Russell Kane hosts Vidiots

Russell Kane hosts Vidiots

Russell Kane is to host Vidiots, a panel show pilot in which comedians compete over viral video clips. Read

Underbelly Festival returns

Underbelly Festival returns

The Udderbelly Festival is back on London's Southbank until the 13th July. Lots of comedy on offer. Read

Want Doc Brown as a mentor?

Want Doc Brown as a mentor?

Comedian Doc Brown will be offering free mentorship and career guidance via the Noise Festival website. Info

Jason Manford footy shows

Jason Manford footy shows

Channel Dave has signed up Jason Manford to provide the voiceover for three football-based specials. Read

Tommy Cooper drama photos

Tommy Cooper drama photos

Photos from ITV's new drama focusing on Tommy Cooper. The comic is portrayed by David Threlfall. View

Paul Whitehouse's new show

Paul Whitehouse's new show

BBC Two is to make a four-part comedy series based on Nurse, Paul Whitehouse's Radio 4 show. Read