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The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix 

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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? 

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The IT Crowd is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Chris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson

Premiered: 2006

The IT Crowd (Channel 4, 2006) is a British sitcom created by Graham Linehan. In the basement office of a corporation, the three staff members of its IT (Richard Ayoade, Chris O'Dowd, and ...more

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The Inbetweeners is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Belinda Stewart-Wilson, Greg Davies, Blake Harrison

Premiered: 2008

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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Derry Girls is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Derry Girls Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Nicola Coughlan, Louisa Harland

Premiered: 2018

Derry Girls (Channel 4, 2018) is a British sitcom created by Lisa McGee. Erin (Saoirse-Monica Jackson), her cousin Orla (Louisa Harland), their friends Clare (Nicola Coughlan) and Michelle ...more
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After Life is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Ricky Gervais, Penelope Wilton, David Bradley

Premiered: 2019

After Life (Netflix, 2019) is a British dark comedy television series, created by Ricky Gervais. When Tony's (Ricky Gervais) wife suddenly dies he decides to get revenge on the world by doing ...more

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The End of the F***ing W... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Alex Lawther, Jessica Barden, Gemma Whelan

Premiered: 2018

The End of the F***ing World (Netflix, 2018) is an eight-part British absurdist dark comedy-drama television series, based on the comic series by Charles S. Forsman. 17-year-old James (Alex ...more

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Bad Education is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Bad Education is a British sitcom produced by Tiger Aspect Productions for BBC Three. It stars Jack Whitehall as young teacher Alfie Wickers – "the worst teacher ever to grace the British ...more
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Sex Education is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Gillian Anderson, Asa Butterfield, Emma Mackey

Premiered: 2019

Sex Education (Netflix, 2019) is an British comedy-drama web television series created by Laurie Nunn. A socially awkward high school virgin (Asa Butterfield) living with his sex therapist ...more

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Still Game is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill, Paul Riley

Premiered: 2002

Still Game is a Scottish sitcom, produced by The Comedy Unit with the BBC. It was created by Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill, who play the lead characters, two Glaswegian pensioners, named Jack ...more

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White Gold is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Ed Westwick, James Buckley, Joe Thomas

Premiered: 2017

White Gold (BBC Two, 2017) is a British comedy series created by Damon Beesley. The story of a double-glazing showroom in Essex in 1983, led by charismatic salesman Vincent (Ed Westwick) who is ...more
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Lovesick is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Johnny Flynn, Antonia Thomas, Daniel Ings

Premiered: 2015

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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Monty Python's Flying Ci... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam

Premiered: 1969

Monty Python’s Flying Circus is a British sketch comedy series commissioned by David Attenborough, created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974. The shows ...more

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Extras is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Ricky Gervais, Ashley Jensen, Stephen Merchant

Premiered: 2005

Extras is a British sitcom about extras working in television and film sets and in theatre. The series was co-produced by the BBC and HBO, and was created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais ...more

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Man Down is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
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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Crashing is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Jonathan Bailey, Adrian Scarborough

Premiered: 2016

Crashing (Netflix, 2016) is a British comedy-drama series created by Phoebe Waller-Bridge. The series follows the lives of six twenty-somethings living together as property guardians in a ...more
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Toast of London is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Matt Berry, Robert Bathurst, Doon Mackichan

Premiered: 2013

Toast of London (Channel 4, 2013) is a British comedy series created by Arthur Mathews and Matt Berry. The series follows Steven Toast (Matt Berry), an eccentric middle-aged actor with a ...more

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People Just Do Nothing ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
People Just Do Nothing Allan Mustafa, Hugo Chegwin, Asim Chaudhry

Premiered: 2014

People Just Do Nothing (BBC Three, 2014) is a British television mockumentary sitcom created by Allan Mustafa, Steve Stamp, Asim Chaudhry, and Hugo Chegwin. A mockumentary about a group of ...more
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Cuckoo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Andy Samberg, Greg Davies, Helen Baxendale

Premiered: 2012

Cuckoo (BBC Three, 2012) is a British sitcom created by Robin French and Kieron Quirke. When Ken (Greg Davies) and Lorna (Helen Baxendale) collect their daughter Rachel (Tamla Kari) from the ...more
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Borderline is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Borderline David Avery, Jackie Clune, David Elms

Premiered: 2015

Borderline (Channel 5, 2016) is a British mockumentary television comedy series created by Michael Orton-Toliver and Chris Gau. Retro-scripted, spoof documentary series following the work of UK ...more
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Sick Note is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Rupert Grint, Nick Frost, Don Johnson

Premiered: 2017

Sick Note (2017, Sky One) is a British black comedy TV series. After slacker Daniel Glass (Rupert Grint) is misdiagnosed with cancer, his lies lead him into an absurd web of fraud, blackmail, ...more

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The Windsors is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Harry Enfield, Haydn Gwynne, Hugh Skinner
The Windsors (Channel 4, 2016) is a British sitcom created by George Jeffrie and Bert Tyler-Moore. The parody series tells the story of the British Royal family, but re-imagined through the lens ...more
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Derek is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Ricky Gervais, Kerry Godliman, David Earl

Premiered: 2012

Derek (Channel 4, 2012) is a British television comedy-drama written by, directed by and starring Ricky Gervais. Derek (Rickey Gervais) is a care worker for a retirement home where he is ofter ...more
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Flowers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
seanb13 added Olivia Colman, Julian Barratt, Daniel Rigby

Premiered: 2016

Flowers (Channel 4, 2016) is a British black comedy-drama television sitcom. The series follows the Flowers family, headed by depressed father and children's author Maurice (Julian Barratt) and ...more
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Man Like Mobeen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Guz Khan, Tez Ilyas, Dúaa Karim

Premiered: 2017

Man Like Mobeen (BBC Three, 2017) is a British comedy drama television series written by Guz Khan and Andy Milligan. Mobeen is a 28 year old Brummie Muslim single handedly raising his 15 year ...more
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W1A is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Hugh Bonneville, Monica Dolan, Jessica Hynes

Premiered: 2014

W1A (BBC Two, 2014) is a British comedy television series created by John Morton, and the follow-up to comedy series Twenty Twelve. Ian Fletcher (Hugh Bonneville), formerly the Head of the ...more
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Crazyhead is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Cara Theobold, Susan Wokoma, Arinze Kene

Premiered: 2016

Crazyhead (Netflix, 2016) is a British comedy-horror television series created by Howard Overman. Amy (Cara Theobold) and Raquel (Susan Wokoma) attempt to navigate through their early twenties ...more