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The Best British And Irish Comedians 2018

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Currently Active British & Irish Only

Big fan of British humor? How about Irish? Well, you're in luck. Here you'll find a list of the top UK comedians around, featuring hilarious English stand up comedians and even some actors. Who's your favorite comedian from the UK? Are they on the list below? If not, be sure to add the top British and Irish comedians so they can be ranked alongside every one else here. If you're simply looking for some new comedians to check out, you'll surely find some funny people on the list below. Check it out and get voting!

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  • James Acaster
    1
    1,495 votes
    James William Acaster (born 9 January 1985) is an English comedian, writer, and presenter. Acaster has performed for several consecutive years at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, where he has been ...more
  • Greg Davies
    2
    1,324 votes

    Greg Davies

    Age: 54
    Gregory Daniel Davies (born 14 May 1968) is a British stand-up comedian and actor. He is best known for his roles as Greg in We Are Klang, Mr. Gilbert in The Inbetweeners, Ken Thompson in Cuckoo, as ...more
  • Sean Lock
    3
    1,345 votes
    Age: 59
    Sean Lock (22 April 1963 – 16 August 2021) was an English comedian and actor. He began his comedy career as a stand-up comedian, won the British Comedy Award in 2000 in the category of Best Live ...more
  • Lee Mack
    4
    1,217 votes
    Age: 54
    Lee Gordon McKillop (born 4 August 1968), known by his stage name Lee Mack, is an English comedian and actor. He is known for writing and starring in the sitcom Not Going Out, for being a team ...more
  • David Mitchell
    5
    262 votes
    David James Stuart Mitchell (born 14 July 1974) is a British comedian, actor, writer and television presenter. He is half of the comedy duo Mitchell and Webb, alongside Robert Webb. The duo starred ...more
  • Jimmy Carr
    6
    1,433 votes
    Age: 50
    James Anthony Patrick Carr (born 15 September 1972) is a British-Irish comedian, presenter, writer, and actor. He is known for his deadpan delivery of controversial one-liners, for which he has been ...more