UK Comedy

LEAKED: David Cameron's Letter From His Mum

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Comedy

In the aftermath of the David-Cameron's-mum-signing-a-petition-against-his-policies scandal which needs a snappier name, HuffPost UK can exclusively r...

7 Things You Probably Didn't Know About 'Zoolander'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Comedy

It's 15 years since Ben Stiller's megahit comedy 'Zoolander' first hit our screens, and this year we're all eagerly anticipating the sequel. But ev...

A Police Officer Called Out To An Animal Welfare Sanctuary Ended Up Falling In Love

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Comedy

A police officer responding to a call from an animal welfare sanctuary in Florida ended up falling in love with his new best friend. Fort Walton Be...

Twitter's Funniest Pancake Day Jokes

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Comedy

It's Shrove Tuesday! A wonderful day when we meaninglessly attempt to make pancakes, give up, then pop to Sainsbury's to see if they've got any of the...

The 10 Weirdest Excuses For Not Having A TV Licence

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Comedy

The knock of the licence fee collector is enough to put fear in the heart of any TV-watcher who forgot to pay the bill, but some people go to truly ex...

This Crimewatch Mugshot Was A Touch Awkward For Someone

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Comedy

An episode of Crimewatch got a bit awkward for the presenter when a very familiar face appeared in a mugshot. Jason Mohammad stood by expressionles...

Pranksters Played Real-Life Mario Kart In A London Shopping Centre And It Was Epic

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Comedy

A group of pranksters have shared a video of the moment they brought London's Westfield Shepherd's Bush shopping centre to a halt - by playing a real-...

Is Evolution Going Backwards?

Xavier Toby | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

These days a lot of people don't know what a book is, especially if they're under thirty. If you need to explain it, tell them a book is just like a small piece of the internet but on paper.

A Mobility Scooter Just Went 107mph

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Comedy

A mobility scooter that would scare the pants off just about anyone has won a Guinness World Record after travelling at a speed of 107.6 mph, making i...

This Instagrammer Is Photoshopping Meryl Streep Into Food For Some Reason

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Comedy

In another exciting edition of Weird Stuff We Found On Instagram, here's an account which solely consists of someone photoshopping Meryl Streep into p...

This Is Why You Should NEVER Use Sparklers As Birthday Candles

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Comedy

When these friends decided to use sparklers in lieu of birthday candles on their pal's cake, they probably thought they'd make it a memorable moment i...

There's NO WAY This Dog Can Pull His Toy Under A Closed Door...

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Comedy

Cooper the corgi really wants to play with his toy dog, and nothing is going to stop him - not even a closed door. With a little bit of determinati...

Perfectly Trained Raccoon Brings Tissues Whenever Her Owner Sneezes

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Comedy

Having a pet raccoon might sound odd to most of us, but it's actually quite a popular choice - they're being domesticated at rapid rates, and if this ...

Someone Has Been Leaving Fake 'Office Rules' Lying Around The Workplace

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Comedy

Serial prankster Obvious Plant is back with another expertly crafted piece of fakery, this time terrorising a local office space. They may not be r...

Bernie Sanders Is In Trouble In This 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' SNL Parody

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Comedy

Larry David is back in the role he was born to play - no, not himself in 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'. But it is something similar. Starting with the hit...

The Comedy Car Share

Maggy Whitehouse | Posted 07.02.2016 | UK Comedy
Maggy Whitehouse

On the issue of comedians and travel: the answer, for most comedians is the car share. Mirth Control, one of the online comedy bookers, actively looks for comedians who can drive others from London before deciding who gigs where. That's not entirely feasible from Dartmoor.

David Cameron Releases His Facebook Friends Video

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 06.02.2016 | UK Comedy

No doubt your Facebook feed has been filled this week with eerily-similar highlight compilations of all of your friends' most treasured relationships....

Intern Falls Asleep On His First Day At Work, Becomes Internet Meme - But Manages To Keep His Job

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education

An intern who fell asleep on the first day of his new job has become an internet sensation after his co-workers snapped a picture of the slumbering ma...

Toddler's Hilarious Responses To: 'What Is Love'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Parents

People spend their entire lives trying to truly understanding the meaning of love, but this toddler seems to be clued up already. Dad LaGuardia Cro...

Teacher Sings Adele Hello Parody To Inform Pupils School Is Closed Due To Snow

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Moses Brown School in Rhode Island, New England, wanted to tell their students school was closed due to heavy snowfall. Naturally, the best way to ...

EXCLUSIVE: Dave's Army Takes On The EU

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Comedy

While all the attention is on Bill Nighy, Catherine Zeta-Jones and co this week for the release of Dad's Army, not many people will be aware the openi...

Now We Can Give Donald A Real Trumpeting

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Comedy

Ever wanted to blast Donald Trump in the face with a trumpet? Well now you can, thanks to the internet. And it's really rather fun. Animal, ...

Don't Tell Him Pike

Mark Perryman | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK Comedy
Mark Perryman

Quite remarkably almost 50 years on never-ending repeats from the nine original series are still being broadcast as primetime Saturday night TV. And perhaps most amazing of all Dad's Army has been remade into a new feature film, not reinvented for a 2016 audience but recreated to be as close as possible to the original version.

Comedy vs Funerals

Maggy Whitehouse | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK Comedy
Maggy Whitehouse

When people ask me how I can dare do stand-up comedy - on the grounds that it must be terrifying to risk humiliation in front of a crowd of people - I always say that it's nothing, nothing, nothing like as frightening as leading a funeral.

Good Grief! How I Used Dad's Death to Get What I Want

Jack Rooke | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Comedy
Jack Rooke

Back at school I was given a small yellow card that meant I could get out of class if I felt I was struggling emotionally in a lesson. Soon enough I was walking in and out of classrooms whenever I liked, whether I was sad or not.