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These are the best current British sitcoms of 2016-2017, ranked from best to worst by user votes. Some top current British comedy shows are full of hilariously silly comedy, while others focus more on politically incorrect humor. A few of the funniest current British sitcoms are also big hits with American fans and across the globe.

What programs will you find on this best current British sitcoms list? An unplanned pregnancy fuels the funny on Catastrophe, which was created by its stars, Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney. This hilarious sitcom first airs on Channel 4 in the UK before it can be seen in the U.S. on Amazon Prime. Toast of London is another good comedy show currently airing on British television.

After becoming a big star in The States, Irish funnyman Chris O'Dowd returned to British television with his current series, Moone Boy. Other great shows that appear on this top current British sitcoms list include Drifters, Hunderby, and You, Me and the Apocalypse.

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Toast of London is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current 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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Quacks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current British Sitcoms
Quacks Rory Kinnear, Lydia Leonard, Matthew Baynton Quacks (BBC, 2017) is a British character comedy sitcom created by James Wood. Set in Victorian London, four pioneers, friends, and rivals fight to make a mark on the world and save lives.

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Rovers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current British Sitcoms
Rovers Craig Cash, Diane Morgan, Sue Johnston

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Catastrophe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current 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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Trollied is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current British Sitcoms
Stephanie Beacham, Mark Addy, Jane Horrocks Trollied is a British sitcom about employees in a fictional supermarket named "Valco", which debuted on Sky 1 on 4 August 2011 at 9:00pm, and is the first sitcom made for Sky 1 since ...more

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Red Dwarf is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current British Sitcoms
Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules Red Dwarf is a British comedy franchise which primarily comprises ten series of a television science fiction sitcom that aired on BBC Two between 1988 and 1993 and from 1997 to 1999, and on Dave ...more

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Birds of a Feather is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current British Sitcoms
violetravensburger added Linda Robson, Matt Willis, Pauline Quirke Birds of a Feather is a British sitcom originally broadcast on BBC One from 1989 to 1998, then revived on ITV in 2014. Starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson, and Lesley Joseph, it was created by ...more

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Citizen Khan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current British Sitcoms
Adil Ray, Shobu Kapoor, Kris Marshall 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

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After Hours is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current British Sitcoms
After Hours James Tarpey, Georgina Campbell, Rob Kendrick After Hours (Sky 1, 2015) is a British comedy drama broadcast. The show follows an 18-year-old boy Willow (James Tarpey) and how he learns to cope after being dumped by his girlfriend Jasmine ...more

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Scot Squad is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current British Sitcoms
Scot Squad is a spoof of 'blue light' reality shows like Traffic Cops. Jack Docherty stars as Chief Constable Cameron Miekelson, and the show follows the adventures of the first Unified Scottish ...more

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Millie Inbetween is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current British Sitcoms
Millie Inbetween Millie Innes, Tallulah Greive, Hannah Jane Fox