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.

So On & So Forth series

So On & So Forth series

The comedy troupe So On And So Forth have been given their own BBC Radio 4 sketch show series. Read

Lee Evans quits comedy

Lee Evans quits comedy

Lee Evans, one of the UK's best known stand-ups, has unexpectedly announced he is to retire from comedy. Read

Jason Manford interview

Jason Manford interview

Jason Manford explains why his new DVD is making people soil themselves, and he talks about his club chain. Read