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British must see comedy

Black Books

Bafta-winning sitcom about the antics of foul tempered and wildly eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black, his long-haired and long-suffering assistant, Manny, and his best (in fact only) friend, Fran

Yes Minister (TV Series 1980–1984)

With Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott. The Right Honorable James Hacker has landed the plum job of Cabinet Minister to the Department of Administration. At last he is in a position of power and can carry out some long-needed reforms - or so he thinks.

The IT Crowd

Award-winning comedy from writer Graham Linehan. Banished from the ivory towers of Reynholm Industries, the IT crowd lurk below ground, avoiding work and social contact in equal measure...

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The official website of Red Dwarf, the cult science-fiction comedy show

Monty Python's Flying Circus (TV Series 1969–1974)

Created by Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones. With Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle. The original surreal sketch comedy showcase for the Monty Python troupe.

Fawlty Towers

The British sitcom by which all other British sitcoms must be judged, Fawlty Towers withstands multiple viewings, is eminently quotable ("don’t mention the war"), and stands up to this day as a jewel in the BBC's comedy crown.

Blackadder - BBC Two

Wryly written cult historical comedy starring Rowan Atkinson.

'Allo 'Allo (TV Series 1982–1992)

Created by David Croft, Jeremy Lloyd. With Gorden Kaye, Carmen Silvera, Vicki Michelle, Richard Marner. In WW2 France, 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.

Spaced (TV Series 1999–2001)

With Jessica Hynes, Simon Pegg, Julia Deakin, Nick Frost. Friends Tim and Daisy, 20-something North Londoners with uncertain futures, must pretend to be a couple to live in the only apartment they can afford.

Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series 1981–2003)

Created by John Sullivan. With David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Roger Lloyd Pack, Buster Merryfield. Classic comedy following the misadventures of two Wheeler Dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires.

Father Ted (TV Series 1995–1998)

With Dermot Morgan, Ardal O'Hanlon, Frank Kelly, Pauline McLynn. Crazy sitcom about 3 priests and their housekeeper who live on Craggy Island, not the peaceful and quiet part of Ireland it seems!