UK Comedy

Newzoids: Can Any ITV Satire Exorcise the Spectre of Spitting Image?

Marc Paterson | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Marc Paterson

Newzoids debuted on ITV on Wednesday 15 April and brought with it the return of puppetry to our screens. In place of latex, Newzoids has marionettes, ...

Me and My Brain

Ruby Wax | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Ruby Wax

I'm in the midst of research for my next book. I feel like while I'm learning about what happens in our brains, I'm learning about 'me' and what I can do about it. Hurrah! I don't feel so crazy.

Fundraising - Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Lycra

Corrie McGuire | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Corrie McGuire

Last weekend I ran 20 miles. When I say "ran", the reality is more that of a limping, wounded gazelle but you weren't there, you didn't see and so whatever lycra-clad fitness goddess you initially imagined, stick with that. The reality is nowhere near as glamorous.

How Bear Grylls Could Save British Politics

Tom Beetham | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Tom Beetham

After watching 'The Island with Bear Grylls' on Channel 4, I think I have stumbled upon a solution for both the political and media establishments, one that will engage and connect politicians with voters in a far more honest and beneficial manner. I give you: 'The Island with Party Leaders'

Was Jesus the First Supermodel?

Xavier Toby | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

There is compelling evidence that the first supermodel was, in fact, Jesus. Now I'm not sure if anyone's ever come up with this theory before, but I've never heard anyone else mention it. So let's just pretend for a moment that I'm a genius, and that the whole concept isn't at all offensive.

Nick Clegg's Latest Plan To Get The Youth Back Onside Is Very Questionable

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Comedy

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has taken a new step in his quest to win back the young vote after his drastic loss of support during the last five...

Buckingham Palace Guard Awkwardly Falls Over During Ceremony

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK

One of the Queen's Guards was left feeling silly on Tuesday when he fell flat on his behind during the Changing Of The Guard. The awkward moment wa...

This Russian Lip Sync Video Is Ridiculously Elaborate

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Comedy

You've probably seen a few in-car lip sync videos doing the rounds, and Russian YouTubers БОНЯ И КУЗЬМИЧ have now blown them all out of th...

This Just Might Be The Best Parody Yet...

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Comedy

Waitrose staff in Bromley South have filmed their own version of 'Uptown Funk'. Around 40 employees star in the the parody video that unintentiona...

Laughing at Anxiety - Or With It - Or Something

Neil Hughes | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Neil Hughes

I've spent the last couple of years getting to the bottom of my anxiety, finding the root causes of it, and developing a set of tools to handle it when it arises. Laughter is just one tool, but it's one of my favourites.

Here's What Tinder Would Look Like If It Was Released In The 80s

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Comedy

Remember back in the early days of computers when you had to key in every piece of code yourself and connecting to the internet made *that* noise for ...

A Huge Throbbing Election Is Hard To Hide

Marc Paterson | Posted 11.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Marc Paterson

The election is nearly here and you'd have to have been under a rock or wrongfully imprisoned on Death Row for thirty years not to have known this. Fo...

Someone's Actually Made Rachel's Meat Trifle From 'Friends'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

Remember that episode of 'Friends' when Rachel got the pages of a recipe book stuck together and accidentally made a weird trifle-Shepherd's Pie hybri...

Teen Applies For Babysitting Job, Gets Creepy Porno Reply

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A teenager from Bromley ended up getting more than she bargained for when applying for babysitting jobs on Craigslist. Responding to what she thoug...

Estate Agents Freaked Out By Terrifying Fake 'Haunted House'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Comedy

Turns out there's no better way to spend your Friday than watching estate agents wet themselves over a ghostly prank. This may be an advert for a n...

This Zombie Apocalypse Prank Went A Bit Too Far

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Comedy

There's probably a point where a prank turns into something a bit too scary. The jokesters at PrankvsPrank went all out with their latest effort, d...

Clarkson TV Unveiled: What An Entire Jeremy Clarkson TV Channel Comeback Would Look Like!

Simon Ward | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Simon Ward

But it now seems a matter of time before a television channel completely rebrands itself to become CLARKSON TV. OK, that's basically what Dave is now. But what would that channel look like? Probably something like this...

People Playing 'Truth Or Drink' With Their Parents Is The Most Hilarious Thing You'll See Today

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Comedy

Remember that video of grannies smoking weed for the first time and absolutely loving it? The comedic geniuses behind that and many other videos ar...

You Can Re-Enact Indiana Jones In Real Life With This Epic New Sport

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Sport

Now this is a sport we'd love to see in the Olympics. YouTube film-maker Devin Graham opened our eyes to this astounding concept in an epic video, ...

If 'Wolf Hall' Was An '80s US Sitcom, It Might Look Something Like This...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Comedy

It's the hilarious tale of Thomas Cromwell and his fun-loving chums - it's 'Wolf Hall'... the classic American sitcom! (Video made for HuffPost UK ...

Cute Howling Husky And His Friends Are The Latest Hit Boyband

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Comedy

When Marshall the Spaniel was annoying Sky the Husky, it looked like things could turn ugly. But before long the pair turned their adversity into a...

Plop Me A Line - Why Toilet Phonecalls Are Not Okay

Sophie Deal | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Sophie Deal

Allow me to share a recent experience. I was sitting minding my own business (literally) in a toilet cubicle at work. The next thing I knew, a phone started buzzing in the cubicle next to me. What happened next violently shook the unspoken rules of toilet etiquette. She answered it.

F*** Pascha!

Naomi Hefter | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Naomi Hefter

As I'm in the middle of writing and practising for my second solo show for the Camden Fringe this year, I should not be thinking about holidays. But l...

Never Invite Jon Snow To A Dinner Party, Things Get Really, Really Dark

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Comedy

Dinner is coming. When you never knew your mother, most of your family have been killed in wars and you've lost the love of your life defending the...

Adorable Sign Ends Chester The Pittie's 5 Year Wait For A Home

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Comedy

For five long years Chester the Pittie had waited for someone to give him a home after he was found on the streets and housed in a shelter. Despite...