British TV Comedies: 1985

Please note that this list may not yet be complete.

Launched in 1985

The following British comedy TV shows made their broadcast debut in 1985.

  • A Break Of Wind
  • A Dabble With Digance
  • All In Good Faith
  • American Carrott
  • And There's More
  • Arthur And Phil Go Off...
  • Assaulted Nuts
  • Barnet
  • Beiderbecke Affair, The
  • Blott On The Landscape
  • Bobby Davro On The Box
  • Bright Side, The
  • Brothers McGregor, The
  • Cabaret
  • Charters And Caldicott
  • Cool It
  • Copy Cats
  • Emma Thompson: Up For Grabs
  • Freddie Starr Comedy Express, The
  • From The Top
  • Full House
  • Galloping Galaxies!
  • Gender Gap, The
  • Girls On Top
  • Happy Families
  • Home To Roost
  • I Woke Up One Morning
  • In Sickness & In Health
  • Inside Out
  • Joke Machine, The
  • Kelly Monteith In One
  • Mann's Best Friends
  • Mapp & Lucia
  • Marjorie And Men
  • Mighty Moments From World History
  • Mistress, The
  • Mog
  • Moving
  • Relative Strangers
  • Roll Over Beethoven
  • Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole, The
  • South Of The Border
  • Super Gran
  • Tandoori Nights
  • There Comes A Time...
  • Three Up, Two Down
  • Troubles & Strife
  • Up Our Street
  • Walking The Planks

Also broadcast in 1985

At least one new episode of the following TV shows were also broadcast in this year.

BBC New Comedy Award 2014

BBC New Comedy Award 2014

Lee Ridley, a stand-up comedian with cerebral palsy, has won the BBC New Comedy Award 2014. Read

Richard Osman podcast

Richard Osman podcast

Pointless star Richard Osman joins Richard Herring for an entertaining chat. Watch or listen here: Listen

New Christmas Cracker jokes

New Christmas Cracker jokes

The winners of UKTV Gold's Christmas Cracker joke competition have been announced. Read the top 10: Read