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Its most popular shows though are its 1970s shows - 'The Good Life', 'To The Manor Born', 'Citizen Smith', 'Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads', 'Some Mothers Do 'Ave Em', 'Steptoe and Son' and 'Dad's Army' amongst others. Doreen Mantle, Hotel owner Basil Fawlty's incompetence, short fuse, and arrogance form a combination that ensures accidents and trouble are never far away. The dream team of Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Edgar Wright — pre-Cornetto Trilogy ascension — combined their creative forces for good with Spaced, a deliciously surreal sitcom built on the foundation of two 20-somethings who have a chance meeting and decide to con their way into an apartment by pretending to be married — because, yes, even the housing market in new-millennium Britain was that terrible. Deryck Guyler, Gary Bellamy makes the transition from radio phone in show to television travel doc in his Triumph Stag, journeying around the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and meeting people from all walks of life along the way. Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants. | Lucy Montgomery. Mackenzie Crook, British sitcom in which an unhappily married man discovers he can time travel back to 1940s war-torn London where he masquerades as an MI5 agent and part-time songwriter whilst courting the local barmaid. (It should come as no surprise that the show’s creator, The Day Today’s Armando Iannucci, later went on to create Veep.) A documentary film crew follow staff and the manager David Brent as they continue their daily lives. The Mavis Bramston Show (satire/sketch comedy) (1964–1988) The Micallef Program (satire/sketch comedy) (2001–2003) (Series 2 was known as The Micallef Programme; series 3 was known as The Micallef Pogram, without the first "r" and the "-me") Minty (Australian/British production) (1998) The Money or the Gun (1989–1994) A ragtag group of Home Guard volunteers prepare for an imminent German invasion during World War II. The fake-news snowflakes might go nuts if this type of thing aired in 2018, but who are we to judge. Simon Bird, Follow holidaymakers at the Solana Resort in Benidorm. Richard Ayoade, Dennis Waterman, (She also, somehow, manages a café.) A list of British TV Comedies. Chris O'Dowd, Joshua Bassett’s new single “Lie Lie Lie” has arrived. It’s a charming and unpretentious story about the evolution of two people following their hearts with a long-distance courtship — one in Britain, the other in Wales — but not without pitfalls, as anyone involved in long-distance courtships with eccentric families could probably tell you. | (Her last name is Bucket, but it’s pronounced Bouquet to you. Comedy exploring the lives of young people in modern rural Britain, focusing on cousins Kerry and Kurtan and their lives in the Cotswolds. Diana Hoddinott, 25 min | | (As much as you can before his next racist or sexist gaffe, that is.) Warren Mitchell, Al Murray, Comedy. They live together and lead a slightly surreal life, annoying their snobby next-door neighbour Mr Brown and getting into frequent trouble with the ... See full summary », Stars: The daily lives of three London flatmates. But mind you, I’m Alan Partridge’s protagonist doesn’t even have that much fame — as we find out in the premiere, he’s banished by the BBC due to a medley of offences and is forced to set up shop in the dull city of Norwich, barely hanging on to his sanity with his (1) graveyard time slot and (2) lack of listeners. Stars: (Example: “Bomb dogs” being released in London by the IRA, causing mass chaos in the city.) Almost always mute, a lover of buffoonery, and incapable of walking down a street without difficulty, Bean is more reminiscent of a 3-year-old experiencing the joys of the outside world for the first time as opposed to a fully developed 30-something man with shit to do — but the folks around him sure don’t seem to mind his antics. Rowan Atkinson’s reign as a British comedy scion officially began with Blackadder, a four-season sitcom woven together as a bizarro “historical” anthology. Ronnie Barker, | Sorry to the Aunties Who Weren’t Invited to Riz Ahmed’s Secret Wedding, All the Celebrities Who Have Received the COVID-19 Vaccine. Clive Dunn, Not British, but it's so good it could be! | 30 min Michael Burns, Christopher Ryan, TV-MA Comedy, Crime. Stars: Mark Heap, Stars: | Of course, everybody starts to warm to the arrangement in due time, and before they know it, Dibley without her is simply unfathomable. Few would argue that Steve Coogan’s delightfully unhinged TV presenter turned radio DJ character is his most important comedic contribution; he’s kind of like if Elvis Duran suddenly got a terrible haircut and tactlessly insulted every Top 40 musician who swung by Z100 for a softball interview. The terrible, no good, very bad decisions of Edina (Jennifer Saunders) and Patsy (Joanna Lumley) might make you feel better about your sporadically ill-advised life choices, especially since the duo makes all of those amphetamine cocktails and cigarettes, look, well, simply fabulous. Reg Varney, 26 min Owen Brenman, TV-14 | You’d think creating chaos out of simple situations would exercise its appeal after a few episodes, but clearly you’ve never seen Atkinson use an escalator. David Mitchell, Mar 12, 2020 - Explore jon romankiw's board "Classic British Sitcoms /Sitcom charactors" on Pinterest. Steve Coogan, Comedy, History, War. Stars: Prunella Scales, This goes for all the Blackadders, I'd just say this is the best series. Anything to make an honest dollar, so the saying goes! Ricky Tomlinson, The big final party brings more talk of Kathryn’s racism, while Madison and Austin continue to flirt and spar. Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi. Terence Alexander, TV-14 Jeffrey Holland, Tom Rosenthal. All you need to know is that they play two aspiring musicians living on another universe with an alien and gorilla as pals, with sonic-defying musical vignettes woven in for good measure. There is a British TV channel called GOLD (Go On Laugh Daily) and it shows British comedy shows all day, every day. Set in 1920's. Caroline Aherne, Stars: Stars: Don't watch it with any Labour voting social workers from Islington or they'll have you up in front of the race relations board. These dames might be in their 40s, but they could drink a pack of bushy-tailed frat boys to their deaths. 45 min It’s an “epic odyssey of romance, war, drug addiction, and crime” directed by the Russo brothers and starring Spidey. Unlike other late-night programs that went on to critique legitimate current affairs, though, Day Today’s whole shtick was that it would weave absurd, fictional stories around actual news footage for the surrealist narrative they wanted to create, on top of segments that just flat-out mocked the country. 55 min Elsie Kelly, 29 min He is King of his own world but outside of ... See full summary », Stars: A list of the greatest British comedy TV shows ever. score: 31 of 61 (51%) required scores: 1, 11, 24, 40, 51 list stats leaders vote Vote print comments. This list may not reflect recent changes . The Office (2001–2003) 5. George Camiller, Donald Hewlett. Supporters and subscribers get more. | Stars: The Office walked so all the other TV mockumentaries could run. But mostly, you’ll emerge sexually confused about spin doctors. It came from here.) Giving a whole lot of heart to an otherwise gloomy council-flat lifestyle, Only Fools and Horses revolves around the Trotter family, all of whom are kind enough to indulge its patriarch, cheekily named Del Boy, with his various “get rich quick” schemes as a Cockney shop trader — even if his schemes mostly turn out to be a whole load of bollocks. Stars: Her new dark comedy co-stars Dianne Wiest, Chris Messina, and more. Comedy, War. 24 min | Rik Mayall, Wodehouse’s Jeeves canon with Jeeves and Wooster. While we could argue that their That Mitchell and Webb Look sketch series could also be included on this list, Peep Show won out because of how the duo managed to elevate the simple “opposites attract” sitcom trope into something far more innovative, whether with their internal narration or literal “peeping” point-of-view filming style. Ardal O'Hanlon, Chris Barrie, Stars: Alf and Else are getting old, Rita's left home, Else's confined to a wheelchair. Comedy. Martin Freeman, | Arthur Lowe, Comedy, Drama. Michael Troughton, The pair were married for fifty years prior to the television legend’s death in 2003. Stars: Paul Shane, Christopher Morris, The series may maintain a melancholic aura, but Bernard is mostly a goofy dude who invites Jehovah’s Witnesses into his home to avoid doing taxes. British sitcom about a father and son rag-and-bone business in London. Comedy, Steven Toast, an eccentric middle aged actor with a chequered past, spends more time dealing with his problems off stage than performing on it, Stars: The shows were... more on Wikipedia 6 277 Tracy Keating. | | Andrew Sachs, How many classic British comedies have you watched? Caroline Quentin, However, if his wife finds out he’s cheating on her with the café’s waitresses, his main problem might not even be war-related at all. See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc, Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge. Blake Harrison, Mark and Jez are a couple of twenty-something roommates who have nothing in common - except for the fact that their lives are anything but normal. Stars: But through all her fourth-wall-breaking narrations and nods is someone using the noirest of black humor to cope with a profound loss, the loss of which, however voyeuristically, we get to reap the comedic rewards of in its aftermath. Comedy. Bob Grant, Peep Show (2003–2015) 5. Sid James is there to bring him back to earth. And a side of Marlboros! 30 min Crowd – all phenomenal in their own right – failed to make this list. Frank Windsor, Comedian Sean Hughes is plucked from obscurity and trapped in a TV reconstruction of his Muswell Hill flat, where his everyday bumblings are exposed to the gaze of a studio audience, Stars: Richard Wilson, | Paul Ritter, Stars: Master Sergeant Bilko, regularly helped by the soldiers at Fort Baxter's motor pool, spends little time performing his duties by constantly trying to obtain money through various get-rich-quick scams and promotions. Robert Llewellyn, TV-14 Samantha Womack, She meets her match in the mysterious Villanelle, played by Jodie Comer, and their cat-and-mouse game quickly turns into something very twist… Sorry.) Comedy, Drama, Fantasy. Peter Kay, Stars: Shaun Williamson. (It doesn’t hurt that the shows share the same leading straight guy, either.) How ironic. Brian Wilde, Pages in category "1980s British sitcoms" The following 155 pages are in this category, out of 155 total. Connie Booth. You\'ll receive the next newsletter in your inbox. Not exactly a sit-com, but very good and sadly underrated. Stewart Lee, Comedy. Hattie Jacques, Harry H. Corbett, Carmel McSharry, | Craig Charles, But do you know what actually is funny? Steptoe and Son (1962–1974) TV-PG | 45 min | Comedy. Robert Daws. Marsha Fitzalan, | Su Pollard, See also Hi-de-hi and Oh Dr Beeching, all pretty good fun. Stars: Stars: Charlie Cooper, Two siblings share their Friday night dinners at their parents home and, somehow, something always goes wrong. Follows four friends and their antics during their final years of school. Tony Robinson, | Also, there’s a character named Super Hans, whom we’re presenting without comment in the hopes that you’ll Google him. Not as good as everyone makes out but still ok. TV-G Kelly Clarkson Reaches New Texan Heights With the Chicks’ ‘Sin Wagon’ Cover, “It’s not fake; it’s not a story line — find something else.”. We follow their trials and tribulations of working away from home and away from the women they left behind. — Fathers Ted, Dougal, and Jack try to make the best of their new surroundings, although that mostly includes dodging their overbearing parochial housekeeper and trying to assert their dominance over an annoying Father from another island. That opening sentence wasn’t too witty of a quip. Adventures and misadventures of Lord Meldrum, his family and their servants. John Cleese, | You’ll be openly aww-ing by minute five, we guarantee it. Additional content and tools are available across the site for Supporters and BCG Pro subscribers. Johnny Vyvyan, Comedy. Jack-the-lad bus driver and conductor Stan and Jack enjoy the female employees more than their work and Inspector Blake is relentless in his attempts to make their lives a misery. Airing concurrently with their equally terrific sketch series A Bit of Fry & Laurie, dignified Cambridge gents Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry breathed new comedic life — with a healthy side of drama — into P.G. Rhys Thomas, | Zara Nutley. Stars: Stars: Alan Partridge hosts his own chat show on the BBC. Drop some acid and allow the bizarre, Technicolor world of The Mighty Boosh to melt the retinas off your eyeballs. Either way very funny and with touching moments. Just as Terry Gilliam’s animation was integral for Monty Python, so is Barratt’s “crimp” music for Boosh. Comedy that follows two brothers from London's rough Peckham estate as they wheel and deal through a number of dodgy deals and search for the big score that'll make them millionaires. Fulton Mackay, (Remember the “I’m old Gregg” sound bite from a few years ago? George Sewell, Oh, and they’re pretty good at their jobs, if you care about that sort of thing. While Terry is trying his hardest to satisfy ... See full summary », Stars: Doon Mackichan, Richard Marner. Sidney James, (Their velvety-voiced boss sometimes finds his way in there, too.) The misadventures of the staff of a retail floor of a major department store. Stars: TV version of the popular BBC radio show of the same name, with Tony Hancock as the modern man of the world (in his own eyes). There really isn’t an easy way to explain the surrealist vision of Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding, whose show stemmed from their comedy troupe of the same name. Streaming online 24/7 on two great channels, BritCom 1 & 2. Eric Sykes, Wilfrid Brambell, The best British TV comedies you can watch online right now. About Face (TV series) Affairs of the Heart (TV series) After Henry (TV series) Agony (TV series) All at No 20; Banished to this extremely Irish locale for various unpriestly reasons — don’t go to Vegas on parish funds, you seminary students! British comedy history is measured in centuries. Richard Herring, Rodney Bewes, On a surface level, Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag is about a self-professed “greedy, perverted, selfish, apathetic, cynical, depraved, morally bankrupt” woman trying to shag and drink her way through London as she lives out her remaining youngish years with maximum enjoyment, however destructive it might be. Old Woman (2) Parody (2) Priest (2) Psychotronic Series (2) Radio (2) Religion (2) Roommate (2) Singing (2) Slob (2) Son (2) Squalor (2) Surreal (2) Tea (2) Twenty Something (2) United Kingdom (2) Village (2) Violence … 45 min “Fuckity bye!”) Brutally satirizing the entire British government as we know it, everyone from senior ministers to opposition leaders are in for some equal-opportunity bashing, and it might be the highbrow antidote you need to our current, uh, less-than-great political climate. Jason Freeman, 180 min score: 31 of 61 (51%) required scores: 1, 11, 24, 40, 51 list stats leaders vote Vote print comments. | No Mrs Browns boys or Ab Fab, democracy -pah!). Even more surprising: how they’re actually a match made in rom-com heaven, a palatable mix of warmth and bite that makes it easy to imagine them as your personal friends. Stars: The two superb performances make it excruciatingly funny yet sadly tragic. Anything with Hattie Jacques in must be good! James Smith, Annette Crosbie, Alan Partridge, a failed television presenter, is now presenting a programme on local radio in Norwich. Stars: | | Alec Bregonzi. *Sorry, there was a problem signing you up. | Votes: 5,913 30 min Frank Thornton, Tony Maudsley, Feel free to think of your own! (It would be three friends, but we don’t consider “books” as people. Cable news and late-night TV have their work cut out for them. Wooster, a well-mannered dandy who always finds a way to get into trouble, and Jeeves, his penguin-suited valet who always knows how to get him out of said trouble, serve as our optics into the silly world of Britain’s 1930s idle class, which mostly consists of bachelors standing around with Martinis, complaining about the weather, and dodging engagements (both the social and romantic ones). Comedy. 28 min Simon Bird, Hugh Laurie, Ashley Jensen, His attempt for a restraining order against his ex-girlfriend and former bandmate was denied the same day Pink attended the January 6 Trump rally. The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf. Stars: Frank Kelly, Danny John-Jules, TV-MA Stars: René Artois, proprietor of Café René in Nazi-occupied France, struggles to keep the business running whilst keeping the… The intergenerational divide between the miserly Steptoe and his ambitious son results in comedy, drama and tragedy. He desperately tries to revive his broadcasting career. Red Dwarf (1988– ) Steven O'Donnell, The story of an office that faces closure when the company decides to downsize its branches. There’s poignant commentary about higher education in there somewhere. A British sitcom about a family going through everyday life in the Royle family house. TV-PG The show that created the rules. This is mostly due to Gervais’s infamous David Brent, a general manager so oblivious, a general manager so daft, that you can’t help but feel bad for him. Rik Mayall, 95 min Nicholas Lyndhurst, They’re harmless, but their terrible decision-making skills might give you flashbacks of your own youth. TV-14 Katherine Parkinson, The British are coming, and they want to invade your television. The ultra right-wing Alan B'Stard, the most selfish, greedy, dishonest, sadistic and sociopathic Conservative MP of them all, plots to achieve his meglomaniacal ambitions. Alf must now do battle with the Social Security system. Harvey Lembeck, Elizabeth Carling. 25 min Richard Beckinsale, 60 min John Le Mesurier, Stars: If Friends is the innocent girl next door who pops in every now and then for lemonade and crush-talk, Coupling is her older, experienced sister who comes over to dish about all the blow jobs she’s given while buzzed on Smirnoff. Hugh Laurie, Best 50 British sitcoms ever! Daisy May Cooper, Christopher Ettridge, (It’s important to note that Jessica Hynes was also a co-creator and had equal involvement with the men.) 29 min Controversal spoof of current affairs television, and the role of celebrity in the UK. | The Right Honorable James Hacker has landed the plum job of Cabinet Minister to the Department of Administration. Comedy. With Little Britain, the duo rides a carousel of off-kilter characters who “best” represent the country’s faces in this postmodern time, ranging from a quintessentially chavvy teenage girl to a lazy guy in a wheelchair who doesn’t actually need a wheelchair. The comedic misadventures of Roy, Moss and their grifting supervisor Jen, a rag-tag team of IT support workers at a large corporation headed by a hotheaded yuppie. Victor McGuire, Mollie Sugden, Phil Cornwell, TV-MA British Comedy UK is the best comedy channel on Youtube. | Stephen Lewis, Allan Melvin. Comedy. Kevin Eldon, Martin Clunes, When the Church of England finally entered the modern age in 1992 by allowing female ministers to be ordained, the BBC smartly found a way to capitalize on humor that could emerge from such a situation: by creating The Vicar of Dibley, a sitcom that finds a rambunctious lady vicar with a penchant for chocolate (Dawn French, a true comedy icon) taking up shop in a rural village that appears, at first, to be the worst possible village for her personality and holy talents. Or maybe not. avg. On this page you can: Three misfit priests and their housekeeper live on Craggy Island, not the peaceful and quiet part of Ireland that it seems to be. 10,909 views made by Helen Slape. While their girlfriends try to help them take on more responsibilities the boys seldom respond well and usually end up drinking together. Barry Evans, 30 min It gleefully combines slapstick, Fry’s love of clever wordplay, and Laurie’s musical parodies. Big brother is a television show made in the UK, where contestants take part in a challenge to see who will last the longest in the Big brother house, The winner will take home a large cash prize while the losers take home nothing. | As a means of putting together a guide to the finest telly the Brits have to offer, Vulture has compiled what we consider to be 25 of the best comedies that have premiered since Basil Fawlty’s farewell — paying special attention to their influence, innovation, and critical acclaim in the evolution of modern comedy as we know it. John Laurie, TV-MA Helen Atkinson Wood. Matthew Holness, 90 min The prison life of Fletcher, a criminal serving a five-year sentence, as he strives to bide his time, keep his record clean, and refuses to be ground down by the prison system. Sean Hughes, Comedy. Paddy McGuinness, Not Rated | Steve Coogan, Comedy. Is this a sitcom or a drama? Sue Johnston, Eileen Way, After Life – After losing his wife to cancer, a suicidal widower struggles to come to terms with his … TV-PG Stars: | (Frankly? 30 min Stars: Stars: Why Are the Backstreet Boys Tweeting About QAnon? 10,909 views made by Helen Slape. Half of the time, anyway. Steve Brown. Cult Scottish comedy about the lives of two OAP's Jack and Victor and their views on how it used to be in the old days and how bad it is now in the fictional area of Craiglang, Glasgow. If you aren’t familiar with British comedy series, they can catch you off guard. 16 Best British Comedy TV Shows Of All Time 16 Peep Show. Arrange your queues accordingly, and maybe whip up a Pimm’s Cup if you’re feeling feisty, because we have a lot of ground to cover. Stars: | (Our favorite? The requisite high jinks ensue when the two try to hide their non-romantic status from their landlady, but the most fun comes from those surreal, acid-trip diversions, one of which will make you look at The A-Team in a completely different light. | Rebecca Front, Victor McGuire, 50 min Phil Silvers, TV-PG Comedy, The Pub Landlord is a small-minded, bullet headed Little Englander whose prejudices mask a surprisingly sensitive, vulnerable and confused man. A mustachioed café owner’s gotta do what a mustachioed café owner’s gotta do to stay in business during World War II, even if that means getting intertwined with every demographic in his uniquely occupied French town — whether it’s serving up brewskis to the Nazis at the bar and hiding stolen paintings on their behalf, or allowing British soldiers to shack up in his family’s apartment with some radio equipment to spy on those Nazis. 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