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Peter Kay. (Photo: BBC)
Peter Kay. (Photo: BBC)
Peter Kay. (Photo: BBC)

For some Americans, knowledge of British comedy runs the gamut from Monty Python to Richard Curtis romantic comedies to, well, Benny Hill. Talented comedians them all, to be sure. But if you really want to be a connoisseur of U.K. humor, you’ll need a few more foundations. In this episode of the Anglophenia video series, Siobhan Thompson provides some of the British comedy legends you should know first:

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By Kevin Wicks
Kevin Wicks is the founding editor of Anglophenia.