Chris Morris

Isis - Time Bandits

Neil Durkin | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK
Neil Durkin

They're trying to take the region back to a mythical past that never existed in the first place. They remind me of the Year Zero fanatics of the Khmer Rouge. Erase the present. Start again. ISIS, you might say, are time bandits. Or at least... definitely bandits.

Who Should Replace Paxman On Newsnight?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK

So after 25 years of reducing the country's powerful men and women to quivering wrecks, and at least a year of looking like he really could not even b...

A Brief History of the Mockumentary and Six Gems You Might Not Know

Ed Cripps | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ed Cripps

A mockumentary about the BBC made by the BBC, it's too early to say if a satire whose hunter and quarry live in the same stable is ingenious or misguided. Instead, it seems timely (or the lowest form of hack opportunism to publish an article I've had marinating for months) to look back at the mockumentary as a genre...

Black Mirror: 'The Waldo Moment' (REVIEW)

Sam Parker | Posted 28.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Sam Parker

Last night Charlie Brooker's terrific second series of Black Mirror came to an end with 'The Waldo Moment', by far the least creepy or inventive episode of the trilogy that was nevertheless a compelling conclusion to one of the TV highlights of the year so far.

Top Ten UK Comedy Shows...You've Never Heard Of

Philip Joa | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK Comedy
Philip Joa

Here's a list. Not a television show of a list but a real list written in real words. The topic? The finest alternative comedy shows ever produced for UK television...that you've never watched.

Who Are The Most Influential People In Comedy?

Tim Clark | Posted 24.08.2012 | UK Comedy
Tim Clark

How exactly do you come up with a definitive list of who has shaped the British comedy industry that we see today?

Kony 2012 Shows That We've Learned Nothing From Brass Eye

Bernard O'Leary | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK
Bernard O'Leary

With seeming ease, Chris Morris convinced a string of celebrities to speak out against fictional injustices, such as the dance drug that could make you vomit up your own pelvis, or the depressed elephant who stuck its head up its rectum in a suicide bid.

Peter Cook at 75

Dick Fiddy | Posted 27.04.2012 | UK Comedy
Dick Fiddy

Peter Cook - who would have been 75 this year - was one of the brightest stars in a constellation of comedic talent that emerged from the Oxbridge tradition and revolutionised humour in the 1960s.