Comedy The Best Current British Sitcoms  

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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
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.
11 3
Red Dwarf is listed (or ranked) 3 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
33 30
Rovers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current British Sitcoms
Rovers Craig Cash, Diane Morgan, Sue Johnston
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Catastrophe is listed (or ranked) 5 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
54 65
Trollied is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Fleabag is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current British Sitcoms
AlisonJauss added Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Hugh Skinner, Sian Clifford
Fleabag (BBC Three, 2016) is a six-part British comedy series about Fleabag (Phoebe Waller-Bridge), a young woman attempting to navigate modern life in London.
60 83
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
23 31
Birds of a Feather is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Lovesick is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current 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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After Hours is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current British Sitcoms
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) 12 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) 13 on the list The Best Current British Sitcoms
Millie Inbetween Millie Innes, Tallulah Greive, Hannah Jane Fox