UK Comedy Gems

A Listmania! list by Mr. P. MCCLURE (UK)
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Big Train : Complete BBC Series 1 & 2 [1998] [DVD]
1.  Big Train : Complete BBC Series 1 & 2 [1998] [DVD] DVD ~ Amelia Bullmore
The list author says:
  "Big Train is one of the best comedy sketch shows I've ever seen. Since it came out in 1998 I've been a huge fan, it can't be compared to any other comedy as it's completely unique."
£5.00   Used & New from: £1.51
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews)

I'm Alan Partridge : Complete BBC Series 2 [2003] [DVD] [1997]
2.  I'm Alan Partridge : Complete BBC Series 2 [2003] [DVD] [1997] DVD ~ Steve Coogan
The list author says:
  "What more can I say, comic genius. If you haven't seen this DVD you have not lived, shame on you. I can't  do Partridge justice in writing. My favorite ruddy comedy of all time, officially."
£4.42   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

High Spirits With Shirley Ghostman/My New Best Friend [DVD] [2003]
3.  High Spirits With Shirley Ghostman/My New Best Friend [DVD] [2003] DVD ~ Marc Wootton
The list author says:
  "Genius. Not sure how this one is slipping under the radar. This DVD contains 'My New Best Friend' which is why I bought the DVD. Marc Wooton is the best comedy character/method actor I have ever seen."
Used & New from: £34.98
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

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Red Dwarf: Just The Shows (Vol. 1) (Series 1-4) [DVD] [1988]
4.  Red Dwarf: Just The Shows (Vol. 1) (Series 1-4) [DVD] [1988] DVD ~ Chris Barrie
The list author says:
  "Will I EVER get bored of this DVD?! Again this is CLASSIC stuff. The actors in this were born to play these characters. The earlier series are the best, this is an essential investment!"
£12.05   Used & New from: £2.33
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

The League of Gentlemen - Complete Collection [DVD] [1999]
5.  The League of Gentlemen - Complete Collection [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Mark Gatiss
The list author says:
  "Critically acclaimed and for good reason. One of the most original comedys I've ever seen. Royston Vasey is a dark yet painfully funny world................ohhhhhhhh you're my wife now!!!!"
£11.20   Used & New from: £9.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (162 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Bottom - Series 1-3 [DVD]
6.  Bottom - Series 1-3 [DVD] DVD ~ Adrian Edmonson
The list author says:
  "Like Marmite, you'll love this or hate it. However you cannot deny that Rik Mayall is an exeptionally talented comic actor and the partnership with Ade Edmondson in this series is magic. Vintage."
£9.99   Used & New from: £7.71
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (146 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Brass Eye Series and Special [DVD] [1997]
7.  Brass Eye Series and Special [DVD] [1997] DVD ~ Christopher Morris
The list author says:
  "Chris Morris is a VERY clever man and this series is his masterpiece. Don't not watch this just because of the Paedo episode, there is SO much more to it than that!!! Intelligent comedy gold."
£9.80   Used & New from: £0.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews)

The Armando Iannucci Shows [DVD]
8.  The Armando Iannucci Shows [DVD] DVD ~ Armando Iannucci
The list author says:
  "Almost as good as Time Trumpet but not quite. This is definately worth a look, has many genuinely hilarious moments. Great surreal comedy, Armando is a very talented guy."
£5.00   Used & New from: £2.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

Peep Show: Series 1-3 Box Set [DVD]
9.  Peep Show: Series 1-3 Box Set [DVD] DVD ~ Robert Webb
The list author says:
  "A future classic in the making. Peepshow is so under-rated it's criminal. This is an amazing onscreen partnership with lots of subtle humour. Very original and definitely on of my all time favorites!!"
£10.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

Fawlty Towers: The Complete Box Set [DVD] [1975]
10.  Fawlty Towers: The Complete Box Set [DVD] [1975] DVD ~ John Cleese
The list author says:
  "British Comedy Platinum. There will never be another quite like John Cleese. You can't NOT own this, could you forgive yourself if your children never saw this? Surely not. Just go and buy this."
Used & New from: £149.99
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (469 customer reviews)

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Rock Profile [DVD]
11.  Rock Profile [DVD] DVD ~ David Walliams
The list author says:
  "Not a classic but worth a watch. This came before Little Britian and many prefer it. Lucas and Walliams are a great duo and really create surreal characters with lots of depth."
£5.66   Used & New from: £0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

The Office - Complete Series One & Two and The Christmas Specials [2001] [DVD]
12.  The Office - Complete Series One & Two and The Christmas Specials [2001] [DVD] DVD ~ Ricky Gervais
The list author says:
  "I'm gonna leave this in a cupboard for 5 years then one weekend watch the whole lot. We all know and love it but we've had enough of it for now. Gervais is brilliant, again you can't NOT own this."
Used & New from: £3.60
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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