Entries by Andrea Mann from 11/2011

Victoria Wood, Creator Of 'Dinnerladies', Wins Writers' Guild Awards Top Accolade

Posted 11.17.2011 | UK Comedy

Victoria Wood became the first woman to receive the top prize from the Writers' Guild Awards last night, after she was honoured for her outstanding co...

Is Jack Whitehall Hollywood's Next Big Thing?

Posted 11.18.2011 | UK Comedy

For every Russell Brand, Ricky Gervais and Sacha Baron Cohen, there's a gazillion* British comedians who don't achieve success in the States - should ...

Bridesmaids Producer Judd Apatow Calls For Comedy Oscar

Posted 11.21.2011 | UK Comedy

It's something that many lovers - and makers - of comedy films have thought for years. And now Bridesmaids producer Judd Apatow has been the one to sa...

Twitter Jokes Of The Day: Monday 21 November 2011

Posted 11.21.2011 | UK Comedy

Starting today, Huffington Post UK Comedy will be bringing you the day's best jokes from Twitter. When we say "jokes" we mean puns, one-liners and...

The 'Benton!' Richmond Park Video Gets Spoofed - Brilliantly

Posted 11.22.2011 | UK Comedy

Ah, Britain! Land of animal-lovers. By which we mean: dogs and cats and stuff. Deer? Not so much. Because, in poor taste or not, the funniest YouTu...

Twitter Jokes Of The Day: Tuesday 22 November 2011

Posted 11.22.2011 | UK Comedy

It's day two! Already! Following yesterday's INCREDIBLE kick-off, here we go with Huffington Post UK Comedy's round-up of today's funniest tweets....

Viral Video: Benton (Or Is It Fenton?) Vs Jurassic Park

Posted 11.23.2011 | UK Comedy

There was a time - about 24 hours ago - that we thought that the only thing funnier than the original 'Benton!' video (current YouTube views: 698,725)...

Twitter Jokes Of The Day: Wednesday 23 November 2011

Posted 11.23.2011 | UK Comedy

And what a day it's been! National Freelancers Day, to be precise. National Freelancers' Day, to possibly be more precise. As well as the day that gen...

Jimmy Carr Blasted Over Down's Syndrome Joke

Posted 11.24.2011 | UK Comedy

"Jimmy Carr blasted over..." is not an especially new headline, we know. Whether it's car crash jokes or 9/11 gags, the comic doesn't often shy away f...

Viral Video: The Cat Who Thinks It's Gandalf

Posted 11.24.2011 | Huffington Post

When is a dog not a dog? When it's a pussy. Although to be fair, the cat in our latest favourite viral video above, is pretty intimidating. Whi...

A Foreigners' Guide To British Panel Shows

Posted 11.28.2011 | UK Comedy

You gather a panel of random funny celebrities in front of a live studio audience, have them one-up each other on some broad topic, and let the hilari...

Roy 'Chubby' Brown: 'Comics Should **** Off After An Hour'

Posted 11.28.2011 | UK Comedy

Labelled outdated, too blue; controversial comic Roy Chubby Brown talks to entertainments writer WAYNE SAVAGE about his uprbringing, how comedy turned...

Charity Chief Calls To Prosecute Frankie Boyle

Posted 11.28.2011 | UK Comedy

A charity chief is calling on police to prosecute Frankie Boyle under the Obscene Publications Act. Brendan McConville wants to bring the case over...

'We're Going To Try And Do A Flight Of The Conchords Movie'

Posted 11.28.2011 | UK Comedy

Since the second series of Flight Of The Conchords finished a couple of years ago, it has been Jemaine Clement who has seemingly had the better big sc...

'The Pokes' Awards: Vote For The Web's Funniest

Posted 11.28.2011 | UK Comedy

The Pokes, sponsored by 2 Entertain, are the first and only awards celebrating British comic talent on the internet. Take a look at the finalists n...

Twitter Jokes Of The Day: Monday 28 November 2011

Posted 11.28.2011 | UK Comedy

It's week two! Of the funniest tweets of the day! So far! Today's honorable mention goes to comedian @AlexHorne, whose #twitadventure saw him follo...

Miranda Hart Defends Her British Comedy Awards Crown

Posted 11.29.2011 | UK Comedy

Miranda Hart will be defending her crown as Queen of Comedy at the British Comedy Awards 2011. The star of hit BBC show Miranda, who won the People...

The Daily Mash: 'Frozen Planet' Penguins Given Whisky

Posted 11.29.2011 | UK Comedy

EMPEROR penguins in the hit wildlife series Frozen Planet are given shots of whisky so they act-up for the cameras, it has been claimed. An insider...

'The Real George Osborne': New Web Series Spoofs The Chancellor

Posted 11.29.2011 | UK Comedy

A new web comedy which portrays Chancellor George Osborne as a street dance student seeking to become more popular than Boris Johnson is proving a big...

Twitter Jokes Of The Day: Tuesday 29 November 2011

Posted 11.29.2011 | UK Comedy

Twitter is like Marmite: you either love it or have no idea what it is. If you're not from Britain. And today, of course, Twitter was full of jokes...

Lenny Henry's Shakespeare Gets Five Star Review

Posted 11.30.2011 | UK Comedy

All hail Shakespeare's King Henry! Lenny Henry, stand-up comedian, telly performer and general good egg, recently gave a well-received 'Othello'. ...

WATCH: Mike Tyson Sings 'The Girl From Ipanema'. No, Really

Posted 11.30.2011 | UK Comedy

Ways Mike Tyson Could Leave Your Jaw Hanging, No.1: By punching you. Ways Mike Tyson Could Leave Your Jaw Hanging, No.2: By singing 'The Girl From ...

Children's Books: Then and Now

Posted 11.30.2011 | UK Comedy

From Maisy to the Mr Men - have a flick through The Poke's hilarious gallery of classic children's books with a modern twist......

Twitter Jokes Of The Day: Wednesday 30 November 2011

Posted 11.30.2011 | UK Comedy

"What do we want?" "Better hotels!" Ah, yes - a French pensions strike. But I digress. Because once again, dear readers, Huffington Post UK Come...