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List of British comedians

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List of British comedians

This is a list of comedians of British birth or famous mainly in Britain. Many of the comedy panel-game regulars and sitcom actors may not be regarded as comedians by some people but they are included here because this page uses the word "comedian" in its broadest possible sense. Fictional comedians are not included.

Impressionists

Musical comedians

Variety and music-hall comedians

Radio comedians

Satirists

Comedy panel-game regulars

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

L

M

N

P

R

S

T

W

Sketch show/alternative comedians

Film

Theatrical comedians

  • Arthur Lowe (1915-1982), played in the theatre from his debut in 1945 until his death in 1982.
  • Margaret Rutherford (1892-1972), started performing from 1925 at the Old Vic and continued her career till 1966

Sitcom comedians

Spoof-show comedians

Stand-up comedians

Comedy double acts

Poets with a comedic bent

Blog and internet humourists

Cartoonists, caricaturists, etc.

Raconteurs and after-dinner speakers

See also

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