Top 50 British TV sitcoms
This page lists the top 50 British TV sitcoms, determined by a combination of the results of previous polls, award wins, and BCG's visitor data.
Comedy about a group of ghosts inhabiting a crumbling country manor and its new living owners.
Science fiction sitcom based in space. The crew aboard the damaged mining spaceship Red Dwarf are doomed to drift in space for the rest of eternity.
Channel 4 sitcom observing as twenty-something brothers Adam and Jonny go round to their parents' house for Friday night dinner.
The Blackadder dynasty has run through English history since time immemorial, seemingly always hampered by a Baldrick, and often a Percy and Melchett.
Royston Vasey is an isolated Northern community where dark, perverted and horrifying things happen behind closed doors.
Comedy about a hotel and its owner, a man of infinite rudeness with a rabid dislike of almost all guests.
Scottish sitcom about pensioners Jack and Victor, a duo who strike a blow against ageism with their rascally antics.
Modern comedy set in Ancient rome, following a trio of very normal blokes who certainly won't make the history books.
Comedy focused on Latimer Crescent residents Eric and Beth Baird, plus their neighbours and immediate family.
Sitcom about two workers thrown together in a company car share scheme, who soon find a potential romance blossoms.
An ensemble sitcom that focuses on the adventures of a group of British holiday makers staying at the Solana holiday resort in Spain.
Sitcom about two market traders, Del Boy and his brother Rodney.
Sitcom about a middle aged mother who is trying to rebuild her life following the death of her husband.
Alan Partridge returns to BBC television as co-host of an evening weekday magazine show.
Sitcom set in a computer support department. The staff are IT geeks Roy and Moss, and their boss Jen, who knows nothing about computers.
Sitcom about police fighting crime in the 1880s.
Fathers Ted Crilly, Dougal McGuire and Jack Hackett are the inept priests of Craggy Island, banished from the mainland in various circumstances.
Mockumentary series exploring the lives of young people in modern rural Britain.
A warm, funny and honest look at the lives of ordinary people living under the spectre of the Troubles, all seen through the eyes of a local teenager.
Gentle sitcom following a group of pensioners living in Yorkshire. This show was Britain's longest-running TV sitcom.
Public relations maven Edina and best friend Patsy drive sensible daughter Saffron up the wall with their self-absorbed, substance-abusing escapades.
Suburban snob Hyacinth Bucket devotes her time to monitoring standards and attempting to impress influential people.
Comedy about middle-class parenthood and juggling kids, school, and other parents.
René Artois, proprietor of Café René in Nazi-occupied France, struggles to keep the business running whilst keeping the resistance and the army happy.
Sitcom set in London department store Grace Bros., where the Ladies' Intimate Apparel and Men's Ready To Wear departments are forced to share a floor.
A critic-pleasing, gentle and warm comedy about the romance between an Essex lad and Welsh girl.
Comedy about a small, backward rural village and its female vicar, Geraldine Grainger.
Hit sitcom starring Miranda Hart as a woman desperate to fit into society and find a man. She runs a joke shop with childhood friend Stevie.
Hippy Neil, nerdy Cliff Richard-obsessed Rick, psychopathic punk Vyvyan and smooth Mike share a squalid and collapsing student house together.
Comedy series about two inner-city teenagers, based on the 2016 Irish film of the same name.
Sitcom series about a small handful of residents in Scarborough who meet most nights in a bar.
Richie Richard and Eddie Hitler are a pair of disgusting, anti-social and regularly violent losers who share a grubby flat in Hammersmith.
Beloved sitcom about the struggles of a Home Guard platoon during World War II who are fighting incompetence, age and pomposity more than Nazis.
Sitcom focusing on a foul tempered bookshop owner, his trusty assistant and the girl next door.
TV sitcom following elderly, befuddled showbusiness character Count Arthur Strong and his friends.