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It's 30 Years Since The Last Episode Of 'The Young Ones': Here Are 30 Classic Clips

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Comedy

Rik Mayall's loved ones bid a sad, too-early farewell to the great comedy star at his funeral today. And in a twist of fate which won't be lost on man...

Stewart Lee: A Revolution in Standup

Julian Dutton | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Comedy
Julian Dutton

Some artistic revolutions are only recognised in hindsight, some spotted when they're actually happening. Vasari knew he was living through a Renaissance, so did Brian Epstein. As Stewart Lee's 3rd television series comes to an end it's clear to me that nothing less than a one-man revolution in stand-up comedy has occurred.

Acculturation or Diversity: Have the Questions Raised in Felix Dexter's Comedy Been Answered?

Claudia Tomlinson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Claudia Tomlinson

Those who had the pleasure to know and work with Dexter, attest his goodness, talent and humility through the medium of social media. For the rest of us, he appeared to be all that and his untimely death, has robbed us an unbounded talent, still in his prime.

Comedy Should Be Controversial

Richard Taylor | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK Comedy
Richard Taylor

Assisted suicide is not inherently funny. Or is it? And an intellectual disability should not to be laughed at. Or (wait for it) should it? In amongst all the talk, the outrage and conflicting views I cannot help but think, comedy should be controversial.

Chris O'Dowd To Star In Christopher Guest Mockumentary

The Independent | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK Comedy

As Nigel Tufnel, the raddled English rocker who wants his amp to go “one louder”, Christopher Guest secured his place in Hollywood comedy lore. No...

WATCH: Rob Delaney And Sharon Horgan's Kinky Sex

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK Comedy

Yay! Two of our favourite comedy stars - Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan - have come together (or not come together, as it turns out) in this hilarious ...

WATCH: Max And Ivan's 'Dirty Van' Sketch

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Comedy

Everybody knows it's impossible to walk past a dirty van without either writing a rude message or drawing a willy on it. Preferably both - if you have...

WATCH: When Proposals Go Wrong

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Comedy

A tip of the hat to Cariad Lloyd, and directing duo the Blaine Brothers, for another delightful BBC Comedy sketch. After tackling What Women Want (...

WATCH: 'Dirty Dancing' Spoof Reveals What Women Really Want

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK Comedy

We've all been there, ladies. Your boyfriend's come home late, he's brought he's mates with him, they're all really drunk, and they're all dressed lik...

WATCH: Will You Be Buying Your Pet Pony A 'Horse iPad'?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 08.03.2012 | UK Comedy

We reckon BBC Comedy's latest short, 'Horse iPad', might do well. How do we know? Well, for one thing, it's really rather endearing, and for two, it i...

Back With The Beeb.. As A Sailor

PA | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Vic Reeves has signed up to play a merchant sailor and devoted father in a new BBC comedy drama. Vic, whose panel show Shooting Stars was recently ...

Think Your Valentine's Day Is Bad? Check Out Misery Bear's (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 14.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Having a miserable Valentine's Day? We bet it's nothing compared to Misery Bear's. Yes, our little furry friend may have written a Guide To Love......

(Video) Cheers Sweetie! Absolutely Fabulous Is Back

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

Prepare for beehives, Bolly and bubbles as new episodes of BBC comedy Absolutely Fabulous catapult degenerate duo Eddie and Patsy onto TV screens once...

David Croft, Creator Of 'Allo 'Allo' And 'Hi-de-Hi' Dies Aged 89

Posted 27.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

David Croft, co-writer and producer of classic comedies including 'Allo 'Allo and Hi-de-Hi has died at the age of 89, his family has announced. He ...

Sarah Dean

PHOTOS: Bit Peckish Del? Sir David Jason On Set Of The Royal Body Guard

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 18.09.2011 | UK Entertainment

Sir David Jason seems to have worked up quite an appetite while filming his latest comedy series The Royal Body Guard... That or he’s just in cha...