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
  • Kelly's Eye
  • Malc Up Market
  • 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.

ITV's Play To The Whistle

ITV's Play To The Whistle

Holly Willoughby has signed up to present Play To The Whistle, a sports-based comedy panel show for ITV. Read

Ray Peacock: taboo comedy

Ray Peacock: taboo comedy

Ray Peacock explains why he has decided to open up about his suicide attempt in his latest stand-up show. Read

Dad's Army only just made

Dad's Army only just made

A speech by TV executive Huw Wheldon revealed that the BBC nearly didn't make the Dad's Army series. Read