British comedy in 2005

  • Little Britain was best TV Comedy at the British Comedy Awards. Winners
  • Laura Solon won the Edinburgh Comedy Award
  • Ronnie Barker died in this year
  • The first episode of The Ricky Gervais Show was launched as a podcast in December. It'd soon break podcast records

Notable comedies debuting in 2005

All new TV comedy from 2005

  1. 10:96
  2. 18 Stone Of Idiot
  3. 28 Acts In 28 Minutes
  4. 29 Minutes Of Fame
  5. 50 Greatest Comedy Sketches
  6. 8 Out Of 10 Cats
  7. Absolutely Fabulous
  8. Absolute Power
  9. According To Bex
  10. And It's Goodnight From Him: A Tribute To Ronnie Barker
  11. Arena: Galton And Simpson
  12. As Time Goes By
  13. An Audience With...
  14. Baddiel And Skinner Unplanned
  15. Badly Dubbed Porn
  16. Balls Of Steel
  17. The Basil Brush Show
  18. A Bear's Tail
  19. The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year
  20. Bill Bailey: Part Troll
  21. Blackout
  22. Blessed
  23. Blue/Orange
  24. The Booze Cruise
  25. Bo' Selecta!
  26. Bremner, Bird And Fortune
  27. The British Comedy Awards
  28. Broken News
  29. Bromwell High
  30. Carrie & Barry
  31. The Catherine Tate Show
  32. Chewin' The Fat
  33. ChuckleVision
  34. The Comedians' Comedian
  35. Comedy Connections
  36. Comedy Heroes
  37. Comic Relief
  38. The Comic Side Of 7 Days
  39. The Comic Strip Presents...
  40. Creature Comforts
  41. The Crouches
  42. Crumpet! A Very British Sex Symbol
  43. Dead Man Weds
  44. Dead Ringers
  45. Diamond Geezer
  46. Distant Shores
  47. Doc Martin
  48. Doc Martin: Behind The Scenes
  49. Don't Watch That Watch This
  50. Extras
  51. Fact Hunt
  52. Fat Friends
  53. Foley & McColl: This Way Up
  54. French And Saunders
  55. Friday Night With Jonathan Ross
  56. Funland
  57. The Giblet Boys
  58. Glenn Wool: What's The Story?
  59. Graham Norton's Bigger Picture
  60. The Green Green Grass
  61. Grumpy Old Women
  62. Harry Hill's Shark Infested Custard
  63. Harry Hill's TV Burp
  64. Have I Got News For You
  65. Heartless
  66. Help
  67. He Says, She Says
  68. High Hopes
  69. High Spirits With Shirley Ghostman
  70. How To Start Your Own Country
  71. Ideal
  72. I'm Spazticus
  73. I'm With Stupid
  74. Jeff Green: Back From The Bewilderness
  75. The Joan Rivers Position
  76. The Karen Dunbar Show
  77. The Keith Barret Show
  78. The Kumars At No. 42
  79. The Last Laugh
  80. Last Of The Summer Wine
  81. The Late Edition
  82. Lee Evans: Wired And Wonderful - Live At Wembley
  83. The Lenny Henry Show
  84. Little Britain
  85. Live At The Apollo
  86. Look Around You
  87. Love Soup
  88. Lucas And Walliams: The Early Years
  89. Man Stroke Woman
  90. Marigold
  91. Meet The Magoons
  92. The Mighty Boosh
  93. Mike Bassett: Manager
  94. Mock The Week
  95. Modern Toss
  96. Monarch Of The Glen
  97. Monkey Dust
  98. Monkey Trousers
  99. My Family
  100. My Hero
  101. Nathan Barley
  102. Never Mind The Buzzcocks
  103. Nighty Night
  104. Not The Royal Wedding
  105. Not Tonight With John Sergeant
  106. Only An Excuse?
  107. Peep Show
  108. Perfect Day
  109. Peter Kay - The Early Years
  110. Pritch And Panch Do The Cinderfella Experience
  111. QI
  112. Return Of The Goodies
  113. The Robinsons
  114. Room 101
  115. Ross Noble: Sonic Waffle
  116. Sensitive Skin
  117. Shakespeare's Happy Endings
  118. Shameless
  119. Shoot The Writers!
  120. Skin Deep
  121. The Smoking Room
  122. Speeding
  123. Spoons
  124. Still Game
  125. The Sunday Night Project
  126. Supernova
  127. Swinging
  128. They Think It's All Over
  129. The Thick Of It
  130. Tittybangbang
  131. Toju
  132. Twisted Tales
  133. Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps
  134. The Two Ronnies Sketchbook
  135. The Unknown Hancock
  136. The Unseen...
  137. The Vicar Of Dibley
  138. Vic Reeves's Best And Worst Of God
  139. Whatever
  140. What's The Problem? With Anne Robinson
  141. William And Mary
  142. World Shut Your Mouth
  143. The Worst Week Of My Life

All new radio comedy from 2005

  1. 15 Minute Musical
  2. Another Case Of Milton Jones
  3. The Ape That Got Lucky
  4. Armando Iannucci's Charm Offensive
  5. Baggage
  6. Banter
  7. Be Prepared
  8. The Blagger's Guide
  9. Brian Appleton's Unofficial Multi-Media Lecture
  10. Chain Reaction
  11. Clare In The Community
  12. Colin And Fergus' Digi Radio
  13. The Comedy Album Show
  14. Comic To Comic
  15. The Consultants
  16. Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show!
  17. Dad Made Me Laugh
  18. Dave Podmore
  19. Dead Ringers
  20. Deep Trouble
  21. The Department
  22. Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me
  23. Eddie Izzard: Circle
  24. Ed Reardon's Week
  25. Fighting Talk
  26. The Flight Of The Conchords
  27. Francophile Namesakes
  28. Genius
  29. Gilbert Without Sullivan
  30. Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off
  31. The Green Guide To Relationships
  32. Heresy
  33. High Table, Lower Orders
  34. The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy
  35. The Hudson And Pepperdine Show
  36. I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue
  37. In Search Of Mornington Crescent
  38. It's Been A Bad Week
  39. Julian Fox: On A Lonely Planet
  40. Just A Minute
  41. Just Plain Gardening
  42. King Street Junior
  43. Lee Mack And Friends At The Fringe
  44. The Lee Mack Show
  45. Lenin Of The Rovers
  46. Mark Thomas Presents
  47. Mastering The Universe
  48. The Milk Run
  49. The Mitch Benn Music Show
  50. The Museum Of Everything
  51. Nebulous
  52. The News Quiz
  53. No Commitments
  54. The Now Show
  55. Old Harry's Game
  56. The Papers Of A J Wentworth (Ret'd)
  57. Parsons And Naylor's Pull-Out Sections
  58. The Party Line
  59. Pleased To Meet You
  60. Political Animal
  61. The Problem With Adam Bloom
  62. Radio 9
  63. The Reunion: Not The Nine O'Clock News
  64. Robin And Wendy's Wet Weekends
  65. Seems Like A Nice Boy - The Story Of Larry Grayson
  66. Serious About Comedy
  67. Six Characters In Search Of An Answer
  68. The Smith Lectures
  69. Snap
  70. The Spaceship
  71. The Straight Man
  72. Street And Lane
  73. That Mitchell & Webb Sound
  74. Think The Unthinkable
  75. Three Off The Tee
  76. Tina C's Tiny Island Tour
  77. Trapped
  78. Trevor's World Of Sport
  79. The Unofficial Election
  80. Waterloo Sunset
  81. Weak At The Top
  82. What A Carve Up!
  83. Where Did It All Go Wrong?
  84. Whispers

British comedy films released in 2005

  1. The Best Man
  2. Colour Me Kubrick
  3. Festival
  4. The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy
  5. It's All Gone Pete Tong
  6. Keeping Mum
  7. Kinky Boots
  8. The League Of Gentlemen's Apocalypse
  9. Millions
  10. Mrs Henderson Presents
  11. Mrs. Palfrey At The Claremont
  12. Wallace & Gromit: The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit

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