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Shows like Broadchurch: Best British Crime

The birthplace of Sherlock Holmes has produced some of the greatest crime and detective series in recent years, including Peaky Blinders, Line of Duty, Happy Valley, Luther, Broadchurch and of course Sherlock--don't forget to check out related lists including British Women on the Case, Grizzled British Detectives, Cracking the (Inspector) Morse Code, and Agatha Christie and her Admirers.

Shows like Breaking Bad: Descent into Evil

The protagonists begin these series good--or at least trying hard to be good--but make a series of choices that lead them to a much darker place. Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul are only the beginning.

Best British Comedy TV

Fleabag is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to great, recent British comedy.

Shows Like Detectorists: British Little-Man Comedies

Who is the British little-man? He's always inconsequential, sometimes petty, often insecure - think the David Brents of the world. And for some reason, the Brits can't get enough of him.

Shows like Shameless: Cynical Ensemble Comedies

If you like your ensemble comedies dripping with snark, cynicism, and sarcasm, this is the list for you.

Shows like Curb Your Enthusiasm: Painfully Funny Cringe Comedies

If you find awkward moments, humiliation, and social faux pas hilarious, you'll like the shows on this list. Bonus points if you root for misanthropes and enjoy extended pauses.

British Cringe Humor

Alan Partridge, Ricky Gervais, and other pioneers of cringe humor from the U.K., with a few Irish shows thrown in to boot.

Shows like Fleabag: Dark Comedy Roundup

A long list of comedies and dramadies that find humor in subjects that are typically not considered funny--like murder, grief, and mental health issues.

Shows Like Black Books: British Sitcoms, Served Dark and Dry

Sick of American sitcoms' relentless optimism? Then indulge your cynical side with these dark, dry British comedies that will leave you with a pleasant pit of emptiness in your stomach.

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