Most Popular British Humor Movies and TV Shows
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1. Trainspotting (1996)
R | 93 min | Drama
Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Votes: 594,360 | Gross: $16.50M
2. Miranda (2009–2015)
30 min | Comedy
Socially inept Miranda always gets into awkward situations; working in her joke shop with best friend Stevie, being hounded by her pushy mother, and especially when she's around her crush Gary.
4. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime
In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot.
Votes: 123,442 | Gross: $63.49M
5. 'Allo 'Allo (1982–1992)
45 min | Comedy, History, War
In France during World War II, Rene Artois runs a small café where Resistance fighters, Gestapo men, German Army officers and escaped Allied POWs interact daily, ignorant of one another's true identity or presence, exasperating Rene.
6. Keeping Up Appearances (1990–1995)
TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy
A snobbish housewife is determined to climb the social ladder, in spite of her family's working class connections and the constant chagrin of her long suffering husband.
8. Black Books (2000–2004)
TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy
Bernard Black runs a book shop, though his customer service skills leave something to be desired. He hires Manny as an employee. Fran runs the shop next door. Between the three of them many adventures ensue.
9. 2point4 Children (1991–1999)
40 min | Comedy
2point4 Children is a BBC television sitcom that was created and written by Andrew Marshall. It follows the lives of the Porters; a seemingly average family whose world is frequently turned... See full summary »
10. The Mighty Boosh (2003–2007)
30 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Vince Noir and Howard Moon have surreal adventures while working at a Zoo run by the deranged Bob Fossil (in series 1) and pursuing a career as musicians and living with the mystic Naboo ... See full summary »
11. Upstart Crow (2016– )
TV-PG | 29 min | Comedy, History
Satirical Blackadderesque sitcom about how friends, family, historical circumstances, and his arch-rival Robert Greene, who first coined the derogatory term "upstart crow", influenced William Shakespeare to write his famous plays.
13. Goodnight Sweetheart (1993–2016)
Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
British sitcom in which an unhappily married man discovers he can time travel back to 1940s war-torn London where he masquerades as an MI5 agent and part-time songwriter whilst courting the local barmaid.
14. The League of Gentlemen (1999–2017)
TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, Horror
An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.
17. One Foot in the Grave (1990–2001)
TV-PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
Victor Meldrew is a retiree who attracts bad luck. If he's not driving his long suffering wife Margaret crazy with his constant moaning, he's fighting with neighbors.
18. Drop the Dead Donkey (1990–1998)
Political satire about television news company Globe Link and it's team of workers such as anchors Henry and Sally reporter damien editor Dave execs George and Helen assistant joy and manager gus hedges
19. Alan Partridge (2013)
R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
When famous DJ Alan Partridge's radio station is taken over by a new media conglomerate, it sets in motion a chain of events which see Alan having to work with the police to defuse a potentially violent siege.
Votes: 28,208 | Gross: $0.15M
21. The New Avengers (1976–1977)
60 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
John Steed and his new accomplices Purdey and Gambit find themselves facing new and deadly dangers in the bizarre world of espionage. Mixing fantasy with a darker edge, the trio face ... See full summary »
22. First Dates (2013– )
60 min | Reality-TV, Romance
Initially an experiment in which real dates are filmed, and then viewers get the chance to apply to date the unsuccessful participants the following week. Later this aspect was removed and replaced with a cast of regular restaurant staff.
23. Little Voice (1998)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A shy reclusive lady is convinced by an invisible entity to sing. Subsequently, she finds herself noticed by a sleazy talent agent and her talent being showcased on-stage. She also meets a kind but nervous man who becomes her best friend.
Votes: 15,188 | Gross: $4.60M
24. Hi-de-Hi! (1980–1988)
60 min | Comedy
Comic goings on in this series set in an English holiday camp called Maplins. The title comes from the camp's greeting, which the staff are meant to say with enthusiasm but all too often ... See full summary »
25. Bill (I) (2015)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family, History
What really happened during Shakespeare's 'Lost Years'? Hopeless lute player Bill Shakespeare leaves his home to follow his dream.
26. Harry Enfield and Chums (1994–1999)
40 min | Comedy
BBC sketch show that while continuing to show the misadventures of a series of popular characters now also introduces a slew of new oddballs and misfits for us to enjoy including Tory Boy and The Lovely Wobbly Randy Old Ladies.
27. Have I Got News for You (1990– )
29 min | Comedy, Game-Show, News
Hilarious, totally-irreverent, near-slanderous political quiz show, based mainly on news stories from the last week or so, that leaves no party, personality or action unscathed in pursuit ... See full summary »
28. I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! (2002– )
Not Rated | 60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Reality-TV
British reality series presented by Ant and Dec in which 12 celebrities are abandoned in the Australian jungle. In order to earn food, they must perform Bushtucker Trials which challenge them physically and mentally.
31. Citizen Smith (1977–1980)
30 min | Comedy
Wolfie Smith is an unemployed dreamer from Tooting, London, a self-proclaimed urban guerrilla who aspires to be like his hero Che Guevara. He leads a small group called the Tooting Popular ... See full summary »
32. The Upper Hand (1990–1996)
25 min | Comedy
An affluent divorced woman named Caroline Weatley, raising her son Tom with the help of her mother Laura West, hires a housekeeper, only to have a man named Charlie Burrows apply for the job.
34. Maid Marian and Her Merry Men (1989–1994)
25 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
The true story of Sherwood Forest is finally revealed: Robin was a cowardly tailor from Kensington, and Marian was the brains behind the Merry Men. With her ruthless band of freedom ... See full summary »
37. Powder Room (2013)
86 min | Comedy
The comedy follows Sam, as her life is turned upside down on a big night out. When reunited with her old college friends, Sam is forced to re-evaluate her life and constructs an elaborate ... See full summary »
38. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)
30 min | Comedy, Romance
British sitcom about the simple relationship between Mike and Laura, two fairly unlikely individuals who come together and form an unmarried union. Nearing 40, Laura appears perplexed most ... See full summary »
40. Time Gentlemen Please (2000–2002)
26 min | Comedy
The Pub Landlord is a small-minded, bullet headed Little Englander whose prejudices mask a surprisingly sensitive, vulnerable and confused man. He is King of his own world but outside of ... See full summary »
42. No Place Like Home (1983–1988)
30 min | Comedy
When Arthur and Beryl Crabtree are set to begin a quiet life at last, their four grown-up children return home one by one. With a son-in-law and neighbours always popping in as well, the quiet life never gets started.
43. Soccer AM (1992– )
180 min | Comedy, Sport, Talk-Show
A cult soccer show aired every Saturday morning during the English football season. Each week sees new celebrity guests and recurring sketches from the cast and crew.
46. Blackadder's Christmas Carol (1988 TV Short)
43 min | Short, Comedy, History
After a genial spirit shows the benevolent Ebenezer Blackadder visions of his unscrupulous ancestors, he resolves to mend his generous ways.
49. Katy Brand's Big Ass Show (2007– )
30 min | Comedy
Katy Brand's Show is a parallel world of original characters and crazy celebrities with big egos and even bigger flaws that intermingle to create a whole new world of entertainment - like ... See full summary »
50. Britain's Got More Talent (2007– )
Comedy, Music, Reality-TV
BGT's tongue-in-cheek sister show in which Stephen Mulhern loses the will to live as he chats with some of the more eccentric acts, plus some backstage shenanigans with Ant and Dec.