British TV sitcoms with the most series | Shows with 10 or more runs © BBC

British TV sitcoms with the most series

Shows with 10 or more runs

31 series

Last of the Summer Wine (1973-2010)

21 series

ChuckleVision (1987-2009)

14 series

Terry & June (including its forerunner Happy Ever After 1974-1987 in total)

12 series

Birds Of A Feather (1989-ongoing)
Red Dwarf (1988-ongoing. Series 12 expected in 2017)
Mike and Angelo (ITV kids’ sitcom)
Till Death Do Us Part/In Sickness And In Health (1965-1992)

11 series

Never The Twain (1981-1991)

10 series

Are You Being Served? (1972-1985)
The Doctor… (1969-1991, with different titles and on different broadcasters).
The Liver Birds (1969-1996)
Not Going Out (2006 -ongoing. Series 10 expected in 2019)
Rab C Nesbitt (1988-2014)
Shelly (1979-1992)

Published: 14 Dec 2016

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