The upcoming British comedy TV series Still Up was created by Natalie Walter and Steve Burge. The plot follows a free-standing illustrator named Lisa and a socially anxious journalist named Danny as they form a late-night relationship due to their insomnia talking and being connected for hours while the world sleeps.
Antonia Thomas and Craig Roberts played the roles of Lisa and Danny in the series. It is scheduled to be released on September 22, 2023, on Apple TV+. Following is a list of other British comedy-drama TV series that you might be interested in.
Top 10 Television Series Like Still Up.
Fleabag – Number of Seasons: 2
Phoebe Waller-Bridge created and starred in this British comedy-drama TV series based on her one-woman show.
The titular character, portrayed by Waller-Bridge, is a free-spirited and always confused and angry woman who tries to cope with extreme grief by using raw humor while trying to hold on to hope. Sian Clifford, Andrew Scott, and Olivia Colman are other important cast members.
The series was nominated for five Primetime Emmy Awards including Outstanding Comedy Series and Waller-Bridge winning for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series. It ran from July 21, 2016, to April 8, 2019.
Brassic – Number of Seasons: 4
Danny Brocklehurst and Joe Gilgun created this British comedy-drama TV series the plot of which is set in a fictional town named Hawley and revolves around the lives of a disturbed man named Vincent “Vinnie” O’Neill along with his friends.
English actor Joe Gilgun played the role of Vinnie in the series. It premiered on August 22, 2019.
Crashing – Number of Seasons: 1
This British comedy series was also created by Phoebe Waller-Bridge who starred in it too. The plot is centred upon the lives of six twenty-something people living together in a disused hospital under strict rules serving as its property guardian in exchange for cheaper rent.
The series finds the group navigating sexual tension and overlapping personal relationships. The series ran from 11th January to 15th February 2016 on Channel 4.
After Life – Number of Seasons: 3
Ricky Gervais created and directed this British black comedy-drama TV series. The plot revolves around a recently widowed grief-maddened man named Tony Johnson who alters from a nice guy into someone who does not care about himself or others and goes on punishing the world as a means of dealing with the grief.
Jeeves and Wooster – Number of Seasons: 4
The plot of this British comedy-drama TV series revolves around a well-to-do British bachelor named Bertie Wooster who wants to extricate himself as well as his friends from societal mishaps with the help of his intelligent and talented valet named Jeeves.
Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry were cast in the roles of Wooster and Jeeves respectively in the series. It ran from April 22, 1990, to June 20, 1993.
Doc Martin – Number of Seasons: 10
The plot is centered upon a surgeon named Martin Ellingham who, after developing hemophobia, goes to a sleepy village to practice only to find himself extremely unpopular among the people due to his lack of social skills.
English actor Martin Clunes portrayed Martin Ellingham in the series. It ran from September 2, 2004 to December 25, 2022.
The Outlaws – Number of Seasons: 2
Stephen Merchant and Elgin James created this crime thriller comedy TV series the plot of which follows seven lawbreakers belonging to diverse backgrounds. The series premiered on October 25, 2021, on Amazon Prime Video and BBC One.
Man Like Mobeen – Number of Seasons: 4
The plot follows a former drug dealer named Mobeen Deen who raises Aqsa, his much younger sister in their parents’ absence while living with his friends Right and Nate and trying to escape his past life.
British comedian and actor Guz Khan was cast in the role of Mobeen Deen in the series. It premiered on December 17, 2017, on BBC Three.
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet – Number of Seasons: 5
Franc Roddam created this British comedy-drama TV series the plot of which follows seven British construction workers leaving the UK to seek employment overseas.
The series originally ran from November 11, 1983 to May 16, 1986. It was revived from April 28, 2002, to February 8, 2005.
The Grimleys – Number of Seasons: 4
This comedy-drama TV series is centered upon the members of the dysfunctional family of the Grimleys as they navigate everyday life through ups and downs. The series ran from July 5, 1997, to April 1, 2001, on ITV.