British humour movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant british humour movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, sitcom, semi serious, captivating and not serious films and TV shows about / with british humour, satire, friendship, workplace, disorder, british, family relations, farce, escapades and workplace situations plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres shot in UK, USA, Ireland and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as british humour: Mum (2016), Detectorists (2014), Death in Paradise (2011), Agatha Raisin (2014), Whites (2010), Mr. Bean (1990), The End of the F***ing World (2017), The Thick of It (2005), Bluestone 42 (2013), Last of the Summer Wine (1973).

List of british humour movies

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Mum (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy about a mother at a milestone in her life. We follow her and her family through a year of new beginnings as she rebuilds her life following the death of her husband. Mum is joined by her supportive life-long friend Michael. Through a year ...
Style: sitcom, light, humorous, sincere, captivating
Plot: british humour, mother, death of husband, family, brother sister relationship, eccentric family, love and romance, mother son relationship, new life, female protagonist, bereavement, widow ...
Time: 2010s
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 8.6
 12K
Detectorists (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The lives of two eccentric metal detectorists, who spend their days plodding along ploughed tracks and open fields, hoping to disturb the tedium by unearthing the fortune of a lifetime.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: treasure hunt, british humour, metal detector, obsessive quest, buddies, escapades, partners, odd couple, search, weirdo, english countryside, treasure hunter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
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Death in Paradise (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Inspector Richard Poole is transferred to Sainte Marie, an island in the Caribbean. Totally unsuited to the Caribbean way of life, Richard hates the sun, sea and sand and isn't used to the Sainte Marie style of policing. Working with ...
Style: realistic, stylized, captivating, semi serious, light ...
Plot: island, police investigation, police detective, crimes, lifestyle change, whodunit, murder investigation, law enforcement, coworker, multiple suspects, suspicion, new job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
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Agatha Raisin (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Burnt out on office politics, Agatha Raisin retires early to a picturesque village in the Cotswolds and soon finds a second career as an amateur detective investigating mischief, mayhem, and murder in her deceptively quaint town.
Style: captivating, witty, feel good, emotional, ironic ...
Plot: female detective, british humour, amateur detective, mystery, murder mystery, crimes, crime, murder, suburbs, murder investigation, amateur sleuth, sleuth ...
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Whites (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Whites was a BBC sitcom, written by Oliver Lansley and Matt King, directed by David Kerr, and starring Alan Davies as the executive chef at a country house hotel. BBC Two gave the go ahead for the show to go into production in August 2009 with the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, light ...
Plot: cooking and food, chef, british humour, workplace situations, workplace, lifestyle, kitchen, restaurant, friendship, rivalry, society, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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 8.5
 107K
Mr. Bean (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Mr Bean turns simple everyday tasks into chaotic situations and will leave you in stitches as he creates havoc wherever he goes.
Style: humorous, odd, not serious, realistic, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, farce, weirdo, british humour, goofy hero, nothing goes right, problem solving, fish out of water, socially awkward, comedy of errors, stupidity, eccentricity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom
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The End of the F***ing World (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a darkly comedic road trip in search of her real father.
Style: tragicomedy, ironic, road movie, slang, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: road trip, underage, psycho, murder, teenager, dark humor, teenage love, psychopath, police investigation, search for father, british humour, sexual abuse ...
Place: united kingdom
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Stewart Lee: 41st Best Stand-Up Ever! (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: "In 2007, Stewart Lee was voted the 41st best stand-up of all time in an official Channel 4 poll, apparently better than Lenny Bruce but not as good as Jim Davidson. But what real difference does this accolade make? His TV pilot has been ...
Style: live comedy, witty, humorous, realistic
Plot: satire, british humour, stand up comedian, comedian, social relations, stereotypes, performer's life, live performance, lifestyle, dark humor, stand up special, monologue ...
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The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
Style: sitcom, cynical, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: politics, satire, state affairs, workplace, politician, government official, workplace situations, political intrigue, society, political satire, stupidity, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
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 8.0
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Bluestone 42 (2013)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bluestone 42 is a comedy drama about a British bomb disposal detachment in Afghanistan. So what’s the average working day for a hero? Make your keen young colleague deal with the boring paperwork? Wind up your fellow employees? Flirt with the new ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom
Plot: bomb, military, army, military life, commander, life risking, squad, british humour, soldier, war in afghanistan, verbal byplay, military base ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, middle east
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Last of the Summer Wine (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Unencumbered by wives, jobs or any other responsibilities, three senior citizens who've never really grown up explore their world in the Yorkshire Dales. They spend their days speculating about their fellow townsfolk and thinking up adventures ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: countryside, friendship, elderly, small town, golden years, friends, social relations, english countryside, retirement, british humour, trio, married couple ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 90s, 70s, contemporary ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england
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The Thin Blue Line (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Thin Blue Line is a British sitcom starring Rowan Atkinson set in a police station that ran for two series on the BBC from 1995 to 1996. It was written by Ben Elton.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police station, police, sergeant, goofy hero, partners against crime, working undercover, incompetent police, crime, nothing goes right, crimes, workplace, british humour ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe, britain
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Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Roald & Beatrix, the tail of the curious mouse, a heart-warming Christmas film inspired by the true encounter between a six-year-old Roald Dahl and his idol Beatrix Potter. A magical story of what really can happen when you are brave enough to ...
Style: touching, sweet, sentimental, fairy tale
Plot: british humour, parents and children, unlikely friendships, cultural icon, intergenerational friendship, life philosophy, childhood, imagination, mischievous children, family relations, bully, hopes ...
Time: 1920s
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Still Open All Hours (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Still Open All Hours is a sitcom set in a grocer's shop. It is a sequel to the series Open All Hours, written by original series writer Roy Clarke and featuring several of the permanent cast members of the original series
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: store, workplace, family relations, workplace situations, parents and children, british humour, family business, friendship, grocery store, salesman, photograph, customer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
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 7.6
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Upstart Crow (2016)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy about the life and times of William Shakespeare as he starts to make a name for himself in London, whilst also trying to balance life as a husband and father for his family in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Style: satirical, sitcom, humorous, light, entertaining
Plot: british history, satire, husband wife relationship, family relations, writers, british humour, poet, toilet humor, shakespeare, period piece, play, playwright
Time: 16th century
Place: england
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The Mighty Boosh (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Mighty Boosh is a British comedy television show created by Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding and others. The Mighty Boosh is a comic fantasy containing humour and pop-culture references. Episodes often featured elaborate musical numbers in ...
Style: surreal, humorous, exciting, not serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: absurdism, surrealism, absurd humor, imaginary, boss, musician, counterculture, weirdo, friendship, hip hop, best friend, british tv ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, london
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 8.0
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Shameless (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a young group of siblings pretty much abandoned by their parents, surviving by their wits - and humor - on a rough Manchester council estate. Whilst they won't admit it, they need help and find it in Steve, a young middle class lad ...
Style: humorous, emotional, realistic, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, family problems, dysfunctional family, working class, gay teenager, siblings relations, parents and children, single father, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, social misfits, everyday life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, northern england, europe, manchester
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The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The fictional world of Royston Vasey is facing apocalypse and the only way to avert disaster is for our nightmarish cast of characters to find a way into the real world and confront their creators. From present day Soho to the fictional film world ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, futuristic, surreal ...
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, parallel world, farce, danger, village life, time travel, village, husband wife relationship, parallel universe, end of the world, british humour ...
Time: 1600s, 17th century
Place: england, europe, london
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Carry on Cruising (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Captain Crowther's lot is not a happy one! Five of his crew have to be replaced and at such short notice before the voyage begins there isn't much to choose from. Not only does he get the five most incompetent shipmates ever to sail the ...
Style: parody, not serious, entertaining, melancholic, light ...
Plot: ship, cruise ship, sea, cruise, escapades, goofy hero, romance, disorder, boss and employee, workplace situations, nothing goes right, drunk ...
Time: 60s
Place: mediterranean sea
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Count Arthur Strong (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Count Arthur Strong is a faded star from the golden days of variety, prone to delusions of grandeur, selective memory loss and the blurting out of malapropisms. He was never as famous as he thinks he was... or still thinks he is. Believing that ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: delusion, desire for fame, unsuccessful, elderly, overbearing, golden years, farce, british humour, cafe, writers, actor, old man
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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Miss Scarlet and the Duke (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: When Eliza Scarlet’s father dies, he leaves her penniless, but she resolves to continue his detective agency. To operate in a male-dominated world, though, she needs a partner... step forward a detective known as the Duke. Eliza and The Duke ...
Style: colourful, entertaining, humorous, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, family outing
Plot: female detective, victorian england, private detective, forensics, crime investigation, victorian age, detective agency, investigation, female police detective, crimes, adventure, policewoman ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: london
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Fortysomething (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Fortysomething is a 2003 British comedy-drama series, starring and directed by Hugh Laurie as Paul Slippery, a doctor facing a mid-life crisis. His wife Estelle is starting a new career as a headhunter. His three sons, Rory, a student at the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family, middle aged man, midlife crisis, family relations, middle aged, family life, struggle, british humour, frustration, family problems, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Nathan Barley (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Nathan Barley is a Channel 4 sitcom written by Charlie Brooker and Chris Morris, starring Nicholas Burns, Julian Barratt, Charlie Condou and Claire Keelan. The series of six weekly episodes began broadcasting on 11 February 2005 on Channel 4. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, parody, not serious, suspense ...
Plot: media satire, lifestyle, goofy hero, disorder, stupidity, journalist, satire, media, british humour, radio dj, journal, designer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
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Inside No. 9 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An anthology of darkly comic twisted tales, each one taking place behind a door marked 'number 9'.
Style: anthology, surreal, odd, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: supernatural, surprising revelation, dark humor, ghost, surrealism, haunted house, under the surface, british humour, hotel room, interlinked stories, indoor, teacher
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, england
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Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible is a British comedy-horror anthology series created by Graham Duff, who co-wrote the series with Steve Coogan. BBC Two broadcast the series in 2001. It spoofs the British horror films of Amicus Productions, ...
Style: parody, not serious, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: vampire, mad scientist, supernatural, escapades, deadly, danger, castle, british humour, disorder, satire, heroes, lesbian vampire
Time: contemporary, 70s, 60s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england
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 7.8
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Saxondale (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Steve Coogan plays Tommy Saxondale: an ex-roadie with anger management issues and a pest-control business. Tommy is a little arrogant, a little egotistical and feels the world owes him more respect than it typically shows him. He has an assistant ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: suburbs, midlife crisis, workplace, self involved, dull life, unsuccessful, workplace situations, middle class, ex husband ex wife relationship, british humour, unfulfillment, disgruntled ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: england, europe
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 7.4
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Danger Mouse (1981)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Taiwan, Ireland
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Danger Mouse, the world's greatest secret agent, and his side-kick Penfold work to foil the evil schemes of Baron Greenback.
Style: parody, exciting, witty, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: secret agents, adventure, espionage, goofy hero, escapades, rivalry, family, danger, cartoon mouse, anthropomorphism, dangerous mission, evil scientist ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
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Look Around You (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Look around you. Look around you. Just look around you. What do you see? A tree. A weather-vane. A discarded lollipop-wrapper. A traffic shop. All of these things, and any other things you may care to mention, have one thing in common. Can you work ...
Style: parody, surreal
Plot: experiment, education, british humour, science and technology, satire, british tv, science
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Phoenix Nights (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights is a British sitcom about The Phoenix Club, a working men's club in the northern English town of Farnworth, Greater Manchester. The show was written by Neil Fitzmaurice, Peter Kay and Dave Spikey, produced by ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: working class, workplace, ambition, workplace situations, boss and employee, workplace problem, disability, bar, british humour, blind ambition, partners, owner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: northern england, england
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Up the Women (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: It's 1910 and we're in Banbury church hall at the Banbury Intricate Craft Circle. Margaret has been to London and discovered the Women's Suffrage movement so she decides they need to set up their own movement and The Banbury Intricate ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, captivating, humorous, realistic
Plot: idealism, friendship, against the odds, fighting the system, battle of the sexes, hopes, society, injustice, feminism, small town, gender, women's suffrage ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: england, europe
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