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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? 

One of the funniest shows on Netflix, Chewing Gum, starring Michaela Coel, won the BAFTA for Best Female Comedy Performance in 2016. Other good British comedies on Netflix include Everything SucksThe IT Crowd, Extras, and the original UK series, The Office, starring Ricky Gervais who also stars in the 2019 Netflix original dark comedy After Life.

Vote up the best British comedy series on Netflix, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.

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Fawlty Towers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs
Fawlty Towers is a BBC television sitcom that was first broadcast on BBC2 in 1975 and 1979. Twelve episodes were made. The show was written by John Cleese and his then-wife Connie Booth, both of ...more

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The IT Crowd is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
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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82 16
The Inbetweeners is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
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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Bad Education is listed (or ranked) 4 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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The Office is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook
The Office is a mockumentary that was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 9 July 2001. Created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the programme is ...more

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Dad's Army is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn
Dad's Army is a BBC television sitcom about the British Home Guard during the Second World War. It was written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft and broadcast on BBC television from 1968 to 1977. ...more

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52 23
Death in Paradise is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Kris Marshall, Danny John-Jules, Ben Miller
This film is a British-French lighthearted drama television series created by Robert Thorogood, initially starring Ben Miller and Sara Martins, and later starring Kris Marshall and ...more

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Extras is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Ricky Gervais, Ashley Jensen, Stephen Merchant
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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Still Game is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill, Paul Riley
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) 10 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
White Gold Ed Westwick, James Buckley, Joe Thomas
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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'Allo 'Allo! is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Gorden Kaye, Carmen Silvera, Vicki Michelle
'Allo 'Allo! is a BBC television sitcom broadcast on BBC1 from 1982 to 1992, comprising eighty-five episodes. A repeat is aired in the 'Afternoon Classics' on BBC2 since 27 March 2015. The story ...more

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Absolutely Fabulous is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
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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Lovesick is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
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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The End of the F***ing World is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Alex Lawther, Jessica Barden, Gemma Whelan
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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37 21
Chewing Gum is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Michaela Coel, Robert Lonsdale, Susan Wokoma
Chewing Gum (E4, 2015) is a British television sitcom created by Michaela Coel. Growing up as a restricted, religious virgin, 24-year-old shop assistant Tracey Gordon (Coel) wants to have sex ...more

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Crashing is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Jonathan Bailey, Adrian Scarborough
Crashing (Netflix, 2016) is a British comedy drama series commissioned by Channel 4. The series follows the lives of six twenty-somethings living together as property guardians in a disused ...more

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Borderline is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Borderline David Avery, Jackie Clune, David Elms
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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Toast of London is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
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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Come Fly with Me is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
David Walliams, Matt Lucas, Sally Rogers
Come Fly with Me was a British mockumentary television comedy series created by and starring Matt Lucas and David Walliams. Narrated by Lindsay Duncan, the series launched on 25 December 2010 on ...more

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The Royle Family is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne
The Royle Family is a British television sitcom produced by Granada Productions for the BBC, which ran for three series between 1998 and 2000, and specials from 2006 to 2012. It centres on the ...more

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Man Down is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Derry Girls is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Nicola Coughlan, Louisa Harland
Derry Girls (Channel 4, 2018) is a British sitcom created by Lisa McGee. Features the personal exploits of a 16 year old girl, her family and friends during the Troubles in the early 90s.

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Cuckoo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Cuckoo Andy Samberg, Greg Davies, Helen Baxendale
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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After Life is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Ricky Gervais, Penelope Wilton, David Bradley
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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Green Wing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best British TV Comedies On Netflix
Sally Bretton, Oliver Chris, Olivia Colman
Green Wing is a British sitcom set in the fictional East Hampton Hospital. It was created by the same team behind the sketch show Smack the Pony, led by Victoria Pile, and stars Tamsin Greig, ...more