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The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix To Watch Now

Updated February 2, 2021 3.9k votes 1.5k voters 115.2k views31 items

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Here are the best British comedy shows streaming now on Netflix. Whether you're looking for British sitcoms or shows with dry humor, this list of British TV comedies currently on Netflix is regularly updated with new and popular TV series. What are the best British comedy series to watch on Netflix? 

Vote up the best British comedy series on Netflix, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list. When you're done, be sure to check out our list of the best British dramas on Netflix.

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    The IT Crowd

    Chris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade
    The IT Crowd (Channel 4, 2006) is a British sitcom created by Graham Linehan. In the basement...  more

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    Derry Girls

    Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Nicola Coughlan
    Derry Girls (Channel 4, 2018) is a British sitcom created by Lisa McGee. Erin (Saoirse-Monica...  more
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    After Life

    Ricky Gervais, Penelope Wilton
    After Life (Netflix, 2019) is a British dark comedy television series, created by Ricky...  more
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    Monty Python's Flying Circus

    Graham Chapman, John Cleese
    Monty Python’s Flying Circus is a British sketch comedy series commissioned by David...  more

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    The End Of The F***ing World

    Alex Lawther, Jessica Barden
    The End of the F***ing World (Netflix, 2018) is an eight-part British absurdist dark...  more

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    White Gold

    Ed Westwick, James Buckley
    White Gold (BBC Two, 2017) is a British comedy series created by Damon Beesley. The story of a...  more
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    Extras

    Ricky Gervais, Ashley Jensen
    Extras is a British sitcom about extras working in television and film sets and in theatre....  more

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    Lovesick

    Johnny Flynn, Antonia Thomas
    Lovesick (Channel 4, 2014) is a British sitcom created by Tom Edge. After finding out he has...  more
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    Man Down

    Rik Mayall, Greg Davies
    Man Down is a British sitcom first broadcast on Friday 18 October 2013 on Channel 4 and...  more
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    People Just Do Nothing

    Allan Mustafa, Hugo Chegwin
    People Just Do Nothing (BBC Three, 2014) is a British television mockumentary sitcom created...  more
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    Toast Of London

    Matt Berry, Robert Bathurst
    Toast of London (Channel 4, 2013) is a British comedy series created by Arthur Mathews and...  more
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    Crashing

    Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Jonathan Bailey
    Crashing (Netflix, 2016) is a British comedy-drama series created by Phoebe Waller-Bridge. The...  more
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    Cuckoo

    Andy Samberg, Greg Davies
    Cuckoo (BBC Three, 2012) is a British sitcom created by Robin French and Kieron Quirke. When...  more
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    Borderline

    David Avery, Jackie Clune
    Borderline (Channel 5, 2016) is a British mockumentary television comedy series created by...  more
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    Sick Note

    Rupert Grint, Nick Frost
    Sick Note (Sky One, 2017) is a British black comedy TV series. After slacker Daniel Glass...  more
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    Man Like Mobeen

    Guz Khan, Tez Ilyas
    Man Like Mobeen (BBC Three, 2017) is a British comedy drama television series written by Guz...  more
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    The Windsors

    Harry Enfield, Haydn Gwynne
    The Windsors (Channel 4, 2016) is a British sitcom created by George Jeffrie and Bert...  more
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    Derek

    Ricky Gervais, Kerry Godliman
    Derek (Channel 4, 2012) is a British television comedy-drama written by, directed by and...  more
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    Flowers

    Olivia Colman, Julian Barratt
    Flowers (Channel 4, 2016) is a British black comedy-drama television sitcom. The series...  more
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    Episodes

    Matt LeBlanc, Tamsin Greig
    Episodes (BBC Two/Showtime, 2011) is an American-British comedy television series created by...  more

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    Skins

    Kaya Scodelario, Nicholas Hoult
    Skins (E4, 2007) is a British teen comedy-drama television series created by Bryan Elsley and...  more

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    The Duchess

    Katherine Ryan
    The Duchess (Netflix, 2020) is a British comedy television series created by Katherine Ryan....  more

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    Crazyhead

    Cara Theobold, Susan Wokoma
    Crazyhead (Netflix, 2016) is a British comedy-horror television series created by Howard...  more
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    Vexed

    Lucy Punch, Toby Stephens
    Vexed is a British comedy-drama, police procedural television series for BBC Two. Created and...  more
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    Monty Python's Personal Best

    John Cleese, Terry Gilliam
    Monty Python's Personal Best is a miniseries of six one-hour specials, each showcasing the...  more