Top Ten Best Well Known British Comedians

This list starts of in my opinion. Please don't leave any bad comments.

The Top Ten

1 Lee Evans Lee Evans Lee John Martin Evans is a retired English stand-up comedian, actor, musician and writer from Avonmouth, England. He is a director of Little Mo Films, which he had co-directed with the late Addison Cresswell, who was also his agent prior to Cresswell's death in December 2013.

Yes I know, a lot of you would disagree and say that Russell Howard is better. Russell Howard is very funny but lee Evans though... Absolutely funny.

Best shows he's done is xl, big, roadrunner and different planet.

He's been in good films such as mouse hunt and freeze frame, freeze frame is kinda strange and mind numbing. Lee evans is my favourite.

2 Russell Howard Russell Howard Russell Joseph Howard is an English comedian, television and radio presenter and actor, best known for his TV show Russell Howard's Good News and his appearances on the topical panel TV show Mock the Week.

Russell is definitely one of the best comedians around. He should be number one for sure!

Absolute comedy genius. I miss the old mock the week seasons with him in it.

Good news is absolutely funny.
Love it.

3 Jimmy Carr Jimmy Carr James Anthony Patrick "Jimmy" Carr is an English stand-up comedian, television host and actor, known for his signature laugh, deadpan delivery, dark humour, and use of edgy one-liners.

8 out of 10 cats is hilarious.

Jimmy is so funny, I love his laugh.

4 Michael McIntyre Michael McIntyre Michael Hazen James McIntyre is an English comedian, actor and presenter. In 2012, he was reported to be the highest-grossing comedian in the world.

Would love tickets to see Mike live. Me and my fiance of 20 years have watched him on the our own big screen and have both been in tears. When we have have the funds. Mike is our guy to see most local to us. He is amazing. A childish word to use I know, but without taking a casserole round. How else can I show our gratitude x

He is one of the funniest men ever to walk the Earth. I honestly can't pick a #1, but MM certainly deserves a spot. - PositronWildhawk

Comedy king, Michael McIntyre has to be on this list.

He is the best to me

5 Lee Mack Lee Mack Lee Gordon McKillop, known as Lee Mack, is an English stand-up comedian and actor best known for writing the sitcom Not Going Out and starring in it as the main character, also called Lee.

Lee Mack is amazing, especially in not going out.
So funny ha ha ha.

His voice kinda sounds like Karl pilkington from an idiot abroad.

6 Frankie Boyle Frankie Boyle Francis Martin Patrick "Frankie" Boyle is a Scottish comedian and writer, well known for his pessimistic and often controversial sense of humour.

By far the funniest comedian ever

Best comedian, better than Carr, McIntyre and Evans combined especially his joke, "you remember years ago, when they were making Braveheart, everyone was like, 'oh, this is ridiculous, Mel Gibson, playing a Scottish guy, that's not going to be convincing,' and look at him now, an alcoholic racist.

Comedy master. One of my favourite jokes is "Susan Boyle to me looks like Gordon brown playing mrs doubtfire."

The queen joke is his best or the queer eye joke but the best comedian better than lee evans

7 Peter Kay Peter Kay Peter John Kay is an English comedian and actor. His 2010-11 stand-up comedy tour was officially inaugurated into the Guinness World Records as the most successful of all time, playing to over 1.2 million people.

Kay is the best.

So funny, best show he has done is the tour that didn't tour.

Uncle k***head. laugh out loud

8 Karl Pilkington Karl Pilkington

I could listen to him until the cows come home. - RichardHill

Karl with a k. Doesn't even have to try. In my book he's number 1. Go Karl x

That manky bald-headed twonk...

9 Keith Lemon

Best Keith lemon quotes

"I'd smash your back doors in"
"If I don't see you through week I'll see yah through window"

10 John Bishop John Bishop John Joseph Bishop is an English comedian, presenter and actor, who is also known for his charity work, having raised £4.2m for Sport Relief 2012.

The best comedian in the uk by far

The Contenders

11 David Jason

I miss only fools and horses. PLEASE BRING DEL BOY BACK.

So funny.R.I. P roger Lloyd pack. Who played trigger from only fools and horses. He deserves a mention after his death this year.

12 The Chuckle Brothers

Make me laugh every time.

Their coming to where I live in Mansfield.

13 Rowan Atkinson Rowan Atkinson Rowan Sebastian Atkinson, is an English actor, comedian, and screenwriter best known for his work on the sitcoms Blackadder and Mr.Bean

MR. BEAN! Come ON! Everybody know I'm!

Really no one remebered him?

14 Noel Fielding

I did tell every body that I want mighty boosh back. So at least somebody think about it

What ever happened to the mighty boosh?

I miss the mighty boosh :( please come back.
What happened to old Gregg, tony Harrison and the hitches and all the other characters.

Noel Fielding is ho...holy! Or as I was about to say..hott!
Funny and hott,please...why is he in number 13,he should be right at the top!

15 Miranda Hart Miranda Hart Miranda Katherine Hart Dyke, known professionally as Miranda Hart or sometimes referred to mononymously as Miranda, is an English actress and comedian.
16 Dara Ó Briain
17 Julian Barratt

He is on Mighty Boosh,with Noel Fielding,so first of all he is funny and second of all I think they should make another mighty boosh T.V. series cause it is hilarious

18 Jennifer Saunders
19 Dawn French Dawn French Dawn Roma French is an English actress, writer, and comedian. She is best known for starring in and writing for the comedy sketch show French and Saunders with comedy partner Jennifer Saunders and for playing the lead role as Geraldine Granger in the sitcom The Vicar of Dibley.
20 Sean Lock Sean Lock Sean Lock is an English comedian and actor. He began his comedy career as a stand-up comedian, and won the British Comedy Award in 2000 in the category of Best Live Comic, and was nominated for the Perrier Comedy Award.
21 Billy Connolly Billy Connolly

Top to Toe Hilarious

22 Ricky Gervais Ricky Gervais Ricky Dene Gervais is an English comedian, actor, director, producer, writer and former singer and manager.
23 Greg Davies Greg Davies
24 Romesh Ranganathan

Loved him on Asian Provocateur. Every word that comes from his mouth is funny.

25 Josh Widdicombe Josh Widdicombe Joshua Michael "Josh" Widdicombe is an English comedian and radio and television presenter, best known for his appearances on The Last Leg, Fighting Talk, Insert Name Here and his BBC Three sitcom Josh.

Great on Taskmaster. A real one in a million.

26 Katherine Ryan

Great opinions. A walking hysteria machine.

27 Josie Long
28 Bridget Christie
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