QI and Mock the week are the stand out comedy of British television at present, the latter has taken some time to recover from the loss of Frankie Boyle but is doing so.
Australian comedian Adam Hills is worth viewing both in stand up and on his shows Spicks and Specks and Adam Hills in Gordon Street Tonight.
As for more:
Rhod Gilbert's battles with frustration are ofter toe curlingly funny. Dave Gorman's Googlewhack adventure Rich Hall Mort Sahl Bill Hicks Billy Connolly Reginald D Hunter Bill Engvall Bill Maher Colin Quinn's Long story short is a good show on life, the universe and everything...
And on the subject...Douglas Adams The Hitch-Hiker's Guide series (Radio and Novels) The Dirk Gently novels
Yellowbeard Young Frankenstein Get Smart Seeking a friend for the end of the world Dr Strangelove Shaun of the dead 1941 Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead Whithnail and I Ulysses (1967) A Midsummer night's Dream (1935)