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The Greatest British Sitcoms of the 2010s

Updated November 20, 2019 2.3k votes 363 voters 7.6k views38 items

List RulesVote up your favorite UK comedy shows that aired in the 2010s

These are the best 2010s British sitcoms, ranked from best to worst by user votes. Some top 2010s British comedy shows are full of silly slapstick comedy, while others contain politically incorrect humor. A few of the funniest 2010s British sitcoms were even adapted into American TV shows - of which there are strong opinions on which version is better.

What programs will you find on this best 2010s British sitcoms list? Chances are you'll find plenty of familiar faces, as some of the biggest A-list stars of today got their start on British sitcoms this decade, such as The IT Crowd, Friday Night Dinner, and The Inbetweeners. Other great shows that appear on this top 2010s British sitcoms list include Miranda, Outnumbered, Peep Show, and My Family.

Which 2010s British comedy show would you put at No. 1? Vote the best series to the top of this list.

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  • 1
    The IT Crowd
    136
    50

    The IT Crowd

    Chris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade

    Premiered2006

    The IT Crowd (Channel 4, 2006) is a British sitcom created by Graham Linehan. In the basement... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 2
    Peep Show
    107
    46

    Peep Show

    David Mitchell, Robert Webb

    Premiered2003

    Peep Show is a British sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. The television... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 3
    The Inbetweeners
    80
    31

    The Inbetweeners

    Belinda Stewart-Wilson, Greg Davies

    Premiered2008

    The Inbetweeners is a British sitcom that originally aired on E4 from 2008 to 2010. Created... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 4
    Friday Night Dinner
    63
    39

    Friday Night Dinner

    Tamsin Greig, Mark Heap

    Premiered2011

    Friday Night Dinner is a British television sitcom written by Robert Popper and starring... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 5
    Absolutely Fabulous
    62
    44

    Absolutely Fabulous

    Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley

    Premiered1992

    Absolutely Fabulous, also known as Ab Fab, is a BBC television sitcom created by Jennifer... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 6
    Outnumbered
    57
    39

    Outnumbered

    Samantha Bond, Hugh Dennis

    Premiered2007

    Outnumbered is a British sitcom starring Hugh Dennis as a father and Claire Skinner as a... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 7
    Man Down
    31
    21

    Man Down

    Rik Mayall, Greg Davies
    Man Down is a British sitcom first broadcast on Friday 18 October 2013 on Channel 4 and... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 8
    Detectorists
    44
    39

    Detectorists

    Mackenzie Crook, Toby Jones

    Premiered2014

    Detectorists (BBC Four, 2014) is a British single-camera television comedy series created by... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 9
    Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps
    36
    31

    Premiered2001

    Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps is a British comedy television series sitcom that... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 10
    Gavin & Stacey
    27
    21

    Gavin & Stacey

    Joanna Page, Mathew Horne

    Premiered2007

    Gavin & Stacey is a British romantic situation comedy that follows the long-distance... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 11
    Miranda
    50
    50

    Miranda

    Miranda Hart, Patricia Hodge

    Premiered2009

    Miranda is a British television sitcom written by and starring comedian Miranda Hart. It... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 12
    Fleabag
    28
    24

    Fleabag

    Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Hugh Skinner

    Premiered2016

    Fleabag (BBC Three, 2016) is a British comedy series created by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, based on... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 13
    My Family
    44
    46

    My Family

    Robert Lindsay, Zoë Wanamaker

    Premiered2000

    My Family was a British sitcom created and initially co-written by Fred Barron, which was... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 14
    Not Going Out
    43
    45

    Not Going Out

    Miranda Hart, Lee Mack

    Premiered2006

    Not Going Out is a British television sitcom that has aired on BBC One since 2006 starring Lee... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 15
    Vicious
    28
    32

    Vicious

    Derek Jacobi, Ian McKellen

    Premiered2013

    Vicious is a British sitcom shown on ITV. The series stars Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi as... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 16
    Plebs
    30
    35

    Plebs

    Tom Rosenthal, Joel Fry

    Premiered2013

    Plebs is a British television series, broadcast on ITV2. It was first broadcast in March 2013,... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 17
    Fresh Meat
    17
    18

    Fresh Meat

    Kimberley Nixon, Robert Webb

    Premiered2011

    Fresh Meat is a British comedy-drama created by Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain, who also created... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 18
    White Gold
    22
    26

    White Gold

    Ed Westwick, James Buckley

    Premiered2017

    White Gold (BBC Two, 2017) is a British comedy series created by Damon Beesley. The story of a... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 19
    Toast of London
    21
    24

    Toast of London

    Matt Berry, Robert Bathurst

    Premiered2013

    Toast of London (Channel 4, 2013) is a British comedy series created by Arthur Mathews and... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 20
    Catastrophe
    22
    26

    Catastrophe

    Sharon Horgan, Rob Delaney

    Premiered2015

    Catastrophe (Channel 4, 2015) a British sitcom created by Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan. After... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 21
    The End of the F***ing World
    17
    21

    The End of the F***ing World

    Alex Lawther, Jessica Barden

    Premiered2018

    The End of the F***ing World (Netflix, 2018) is an eight-part British absurdist dark... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 22
    Still Open All Hours
    25
    34

    Still Open All Hours

    Lynda Baron, James Baxter

    Premiered2013

    Still Open All Hours (BBC One, 2013) is a British television sitcom created by Roy Clarke and... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 23
    Cuckoo
    12
    18

    Cuckoo

    Andy Samberg, Greg Davies

    Premiered2012

    Cuckoo (BBC 2012, Netflix 2016) is a British sitcom created by Robin French and Kieron Quirke.... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 24
    Big School
    Big School is a British sitcom, starring David Walliams, Catherine Tate, Steve Speirs, Frances... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 25
    Citizen Khan
    Citizen Khan is a family-based British sitcom produced by the BBC and created by Adil Ray. It... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button