British Comedy Guide



Current productions

Status Medium Production Broadcaster Genre Summary
New Film Beanie Feldstein. How To Build A Girl Film Comedy film based on Caitlin Moran's book about a smart, opinionated and overweight 16 year-old girl.
New Film The Day Shall Come. The Day Shall Come Film A film by Chris Morris about an FBI operation gone wrong.
New Film The Personal History Of David Copperfield. David Copperfield (Dev Patel). Copyright: Film4. The Personal History Of David Copperfield Film An adaptation of the Dickens classic directed by Armando Iannucci.

Notable archive productions

Medium Production Broadcaster Genre Summary
Film East Is East. East Is East Film Comedy drama about a Pakistani immigrant who, along with his wife, is trying to run a fish-and-chip shop while coping with their 7 children.
Film Frank. Image shows from L to R: Frank Sidebottom (Michael Fassbender), Jon Burroughs (Domhnall Gleeson). Copyright: Film4. Frank Film Film based on the Frank Sidebottom character. Young musician Jon discovers he bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop group.
Film Gregory's Two Girls. Copyright: Film4. Gregory's Two Girls Film Bill Forsyth's sequel to Gregory's Girl sees Gregory Underwood, now a teacher at his Cumbernauld alma mater, caught between two girls.
Film Looking For Eric. Copyright: Film4. Looking For Eric Film Eric a football fanatic postman whose life is descending in to crisis receives some life coaching from the famously philosophical Eric Cantona.
Film Rita, Sue And Bob Too!. Copyright: Film4. Rita, Sue And Bob Too! Film A funny and life-enhancing comedy from Alan Clarke set against a background of deprivation.
Film Fighting With My Family. Saraya 'Paige' Bevis (Florence Pugh). Copyright: Film4. Fighting With My Family Film Comedy based on the true story of Norwich teenager Saraya-Jade Bevis, who became an internationally famous wrestler with WWE.
Film Old Boys. Copyright: Film4. Old Boys Film Coming of age comedy set at a boys' boarding school.
Film Orphans. Copyright: Film4. Orphans Film Black comedy following a group of siblings.
Film Peter's Friends. Peter's Friends Film
Film The Favourite. Queen Anne (Olivia Colman). The Favourite Film Olivia Colman stars as a frail Queen Anne in this film from the director of The Lobster.
Film The Festival. Image shows from L to R: Shane (Hammed Animashaun), Nick (Joe Thomas). The Festival Film Comedy about a group of friends at their first music festival.

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Comedy title launches

Year Medium Genre Production
2020 Film Film The Personal History Of David Copperfield
2019 Film Film Fighting With My Family
2019 Film Film How To Build A Girl
2019 Film Film Old Boys
2019 Film Film The Favourite
2018 Film Film The Festival
2014 Film Film Frank
2012 TV Comedy Drama A Running Jump
1992 Film Film Peter's Friends
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