Top 10 TV British Comedies on Amazon Prime
These BritComs are included to stream for free and binge watch with your Amazon Prime subscription*
1) The Vicar of Dibley
|Vicar of Dibley|
Instant Video selections
Starring Dawn French, Gary Waldhorn, James Fleet, John Bluthal, Liz Smith, Roger Lloyd-Pack, Emma Chambers and no, no, no, yes it's the one and only Trevor Peacock
Written by Richard Curtis and Paul Mayhew-Archer
2) Good Neighbors aka The Good Life
Stars Richard Briers Felicity Kendal, Penelope Keith and Paul Eddington.
The show originally ran 1975-1978 and was created by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey.
This is the team that brought us Brush Strokes, Ever Decreasing Circles and Mulberry which ended before we could see the ending that the writers had in mind.
Larbey created A Fine Romance and As Time Goes By.
|Ruth Jones (Nessa) and James Corden (Smithy) Gavin & Stacey|
at a BBC Radio Wales roadshow
Ben Salter, December 2008
Stars Mathew Horne, Joanna Page, James Corden, Ruth Jones, Larry Lamb, Alison Steadman, Rob Brydon, Melanie Walters
4) As Time Goes By
You must remember this.... Stars Dame Judi Dench, Geoffrey Palmer, Moira
|As Time Goes By|
Stars Gina Bellman, Sarah Alexander, Kate Isitt, Ben Miles, Richard Coyle, Richard Mylan
6) Blackadder aka Black Adder (S1)
Another Richard Curtis show, starring Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Tim McInnerny, Miranda Richardson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie with some great guest stars.
The original show ran 1983 – 1989. Amazon also has some of the specials including their more recent Christmas Special.
|A Bit of Fry & Laurie|
Starring Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie. Before he was Dr. House MD. Again some great guest stars. Ran 1989-1995.
8) Fawlty Towers (S1)
Starring John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth. Written by Cleese and Booth. Indulge in some Waldorf salad while you watch this show which ran 1975-1979.
9) Doc Martin (S1)
Starring Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Ian McNeice, Joe Absolom, Selina Cadell, Jessica Ransom, Annabelle Apsion and Eileen Atkins.
Stephanie Cole and Katherine Parkinson in early seasons.
10) Absolutely Fabulous (S1)
Starring Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, June Whitfield, Jane Horrocks. The original series ran 1992-1996.
British Comedies that can be streamed via Amazon Prime by renting or purchasing to own. Most are also on DVD:
To the Manor Born
No Job for a Lady
Last Tango in Halifax
Yes, Prime Minister
The Office UK version
Concerts, Appearances by stars such as Eddie Izzard
Beatles movies such as A Hard Day's Night
Some British Comedy Series available on DVD. Not yet streaming
-- Make sure it is viewable, available in your region, some only region 2, etc. Cool if you have Amazon Prime because you usually get free two day shipping. We ordered something and that is always helpful.
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William and Mary
Monty Python's Flying Circus
Only Fools and Horses
Keeping Up Appearances
A Fine Romance
Waiting for God
Jeeves and Wooster (Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie)
Carry On Laughing
Last of the Summer Wine
Doesn't really fit as a Britcom, but:
All Creatures Great and Small
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* As of the date of this post.
(S1) : Season one is included in Amazon Prime, later seasons can be rented or purchased for a fee per episode