British Comedy Guide

Peep Show. Image shows from L to R: Mark Corrigan (David Mitchell), Jeremy Osborne (Robert Webb). Copyright: Objective Productions.

Peep Show

Channel 4 sitcom. 54 episodes (9 series), 2003 - 2015. Stars Robert Webb, David Mitchell, Olivia Colman, Matt King, Paterson Joseph, Neil Fitzmaurice, Elizabeth Marmur and others.

Series 2, Episode 1 is repeated on Gold on Sunday 6th May at 12:20am.

Press Clippings

Why we love the comedy of failure

Failure, in short, is funny. And it's not simply a case of schadenfreude, either.

Mark Butler, i Newspaper, 10th April 2018

Isy Suttie 'sad' about Peep Show end

Isy Suttie has admitted she sometimes feels "quite sad" when she thinks she may not ever star in Peep Show again, but is "really grateful" to have been cast in the sitcom.

Female First, 30th March 2018

Who is the worst man on 'Peep Show' - Mark or Jez?

'Who's the worst character in Peep Show?' is a question with the power to divide nations. Unlike 'Who's the worst Friend?' (Ross) or 'Who's the most annoying person in The Big Bang Theory?' (all of them), it's a question with no obvious answer.

Joel Snape, ShortList, 8th September 2017

Celebrate Mitchell & Webb with 40 Peep Show quotes

In honour Mitchell and Webb's return with Back, here are 40 funny Peep Show quotes.

The Telegraph, 6th September 2017

Peep Show could return to TV, David Mitchell reveals

Modern sitcom classic could potentially return to catch up with Jez and Mark - but fans may have to wait.

Clarisse Loughrey, The Independent, 5th September 2017

Peep Show's most outrageous episode, 10 years on

"He's brought a dead dog into my pitch, the stupid b**tard!" This outcry from an incredulous Mark Corrigan in Peep Show's most outrageous episode best sums up the despicable motives of the show's two main characters.

Finlay Greig, i Newspaper, 31st August 2017

Fawlty Towers named comedians' favourite sitcom

A survey of comedians has revealed that Fawlty Towers is their favourite sitcom, and Alan Partridge meeting his superfan is their favourite scene. "Don't tell him Pike" was picked as the favourite one-liner.

British Comedy Guide, 4th January 2017

Ordinary homes for showbiz fans on sale

There have been multiple opportunities to move into a house that has been populated by fictional characters ranging from The Young Ones to multitudes of spotted dogs. Also includes the Peep Show flat, the home of the Brockmans in Outnumbered and Alan Partridge's Linton Travel Tavern.

Bethan Bell, BBC News, 27th September 2016

Mrs Brown's Boys named best sitcom since 2000

Mrs Brown's Boys has come top of the Radio Times poll to name the best British TV sitcom broadcast since the year 2000.

British Comedy Guide, 22nd August 2016

Why we really don't need an American Peep Show

Peep Show, my favourite TV comedy, is to be adapted for audiences in the United States. And what should be an exciting prospect, is something I'm instead meeting with a sentimental sigh and the thought: "Here we go again..."

Daniel Collier, The Huffington Post, 1st August 2016

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