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The Best 2010s British Sitcoms  

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List Rules Vote 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.

What programs will you find on this best 2010s British sitcoms list? Computer troubles never seemed funnier than when they were highlighted for laughs on The IT Crowd. Chris O'Dowd and Richard Ayoade led this funny cast throughout five great seasons. Not Going Out is another good show that aired on British television in the 2010s.

Peep Show, starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb, released nine seasons before calling it quits in 2015. Other great shows that appear on this top 2010s British sitcoms list include Miranda, Outnumbered and My Family.

Which 2010s British comedy show would you put at No. 1? Vote the best series to the top of this list and get in on the conversation in the comments section.
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The IT Crowd is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
Chris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson
The IT Crowd is a British sitcom by Channel 4, written by Graham Linehan, produced by Ash Atalla and starring Chris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson and Matt Berry. The "IT" ...more
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Peep Show is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Matt King
Peep Show is a British sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. The television programme is written by Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain, with additional material by Mitchell and Webb, amongst ...more
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The Inbetweeners is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
BIG BEN added Belinda Stewart-Wilson, Greg Davies, Blake Harrison
The Inbetweeners is a British sitcom that originally aired on E4 from 2008 to 2010. Created and written by Damon Beesley and Iain Morris, the show followed the life of suburban teenager Will ...more
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Not Going Out is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
Miranda Hart, Lee Mack, Megan Dodds
Not Going Out is a British television sitcom that has aired on BBC One since 2006 starring Lee Mack, Tim Vine, and Sally Bretton. Recurring roles throughout the series have been portrayed by ...more
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Outnumbered is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
Samantha Bond, Hugh Dennis, Anna Skellern
Outnumbered is a British sitcom starring Hugh Dennis and Claire Skinner as a father and mother outnumbered by their three children. There were five series, which aired on BBC One in 2007, 2008, ...more
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Friday Night Dinner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
Tamsin Greig, Mark Heap, Paul Ritter
Friday Night Dinner is a British television sitcom written by Robert Popper and starring Tamsin Greig, Paul Ritter, Simon Bird, Tom Rosenthal and Mark Heap. The comedy is focused on the regular ...more
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Detectorists is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
Mackenzie Crook, Toby Jones, Lucy Benjamin
Detectorists (BBC Four, 2014) is a British single-camera television comedy series created by Mackenzie Crook. The lives of two eccentric metal detectorists, Amndy (Crook) and Lance (Toby Jones), ...more
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Absolutely Fabulous is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha
Absolutely Fabulous, also known as Ab Fab, is a BBC television sitcom created by Jennifer Saunders, based on an original idea by her and Dawn French, and written by Saunders, who plays the ...more
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My Family is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
Robert Lindsay, Zoƫ Wanamaker, Gabriel Thomson
My Family was a British sitcom created and initially co-written by Fred Barron, which was produced by DLT Entertainment and Rude Boy Productions, and broadcast by BBC One for eleven series ...more
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Plebs is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
BIG BEN added Tom Rosenthal, Joel Fry, Ryan Sampson
Plebs is a British television series, broadcast on ITV2. It was first broadcast in March 2013, and is produced by Tom Basden, Caroline Leddy, Sam Leifer and Teddy Leifer. It stars Joel Fry, Tom ...more
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Miranda is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
Miranda Hart, Patricia Hodge, Tom Ellis
Miranda is a British television sitcom written by and starring comedian Miranda Hart. It originally aired on BBC Two from 9 November 2009 and later on BBC One until 1 January 2015, lasting three ...more
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White Gold is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
BIG BEN added White Gold
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Him & Her is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
Sarah Solemani, Russell Tovey, Kerry Howard
Him & Her was a BAFTA award winning British television sitcom about a lazy twenty-something couple, called Steve and Becky. It was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Three on 6 ...more
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Man Down is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
Rik Mayall, Greg Davies
Man Down is a British sitcom first broadcast on Friday 18 October 2013 on Channel 4 and starring Greg Davies as Dan, a man who hates his job as a teacher, and Rik Mayall as his father in the ...more
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Big School is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
Big School is a British sitcom, starring David Walliams, Catherine Tate, Steve Speirs, Frances de la Tour and Philip Glenister. It is set in a secondary school and follows the comedic ...more
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Toast of London is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
Matt Berry, Robert Bathurst, Doon Mackichan
Toast of London is a British comedy series following Steven Toast, an eccentric middle-aged actor with a chequered past who spends more time dealing with his problems off stage than performing ...more
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Catastrophe is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
Sharon Horgan, Rob Delaney
Catastrophe (Channel 4, 2015) a British sitcom created by Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan. Sharon Morris (Horgan) and Rob Norris (Delaney) get together after she becomes pregnant following a brief ...more
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Two Pints of Lager and a Packe... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
Will Mellor, Natalie Casey, Sheridan Smith
Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps is a British comedy television series sitcom that ran from 26 February 2001 to 24 May 2011 and starred Sheridan Smith, Will Mellor, Ralf Little, Natalie ...more
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Twenty Twelve is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
David Tennant, Hugh Bonneville, Olivia Colman
Twenty Twelve was a BBC television comedy series written and directed by John Morton. Starring Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Hynes and Amelia Bullmore, the programme was a spoof on-location ...more
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Drifters is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
Drifters is a British sitcom that first aired on E4 on 31 October 2013. The programme stars Jessica Knappett, Lydia Rose Bewley and Lauren O'Rourke as three female friends who live in Leeds ...more
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Still Open All Hours is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
Lynda Baron, James Baxter, Stephanie Cole
Still Open All Hours (BBC One, 2013) is a British television sitcom created by Roy Clarke and the sequel to the sitcom Open All Hours. Set within the small grocer's shop in Balby, a suburb of ...more
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Mrs. Brown's Boys is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
Brendan O'Carroll, Jennifer Gibney, Dermot O'Neill
Mrs. Brown's Boys is a television sitcom created by and starring Irish writer and performer Brendan O'Carroll and produced in the United Kingdom by BBC Scotland alongside companies BocPix and ...more
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Lovesick is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
Johnny Flynn, Antonia Thomas, Daniel Ings
Lovesick (Channel 4, 2014) is a British sitcom created by Tom Edge. After finding out he has an STD, Dylan (Johnny Flynn), with the help of his best friends Luke (Daniel Ings) and Evie (Antonia ...more
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Vicious is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
Derek Jacobi, Ian McKellen, Frances de la Tour
Vicious is a British sitcom shown on ITV. The series stars Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi as Freddie and Stuart, an elderly gay couple who have been together for 48 years but endure a love/hate ...more
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Citizen Khan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2010s British Sitcoms
Citizen Khan is a family-based British sitcom produced by the BBC and created by Adil Ray. It is set in Sparkhill, Birmingham, described by its lead character Mr Khan as "the capital of ...more