UK Comedy

On Cleanses

Ruby Wax | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Ruby Wax

I've decided to start mind fasting where I cut off all outside stimuli and see what's left in my brain. I'm starting with newspapers, to cut off my addiction to world atrocities then I'm going to wean myself off my iPhone and then the computer...

Unnecessary Censorship Is The Best Kind Of Censorship

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Comedy

Uh oh... We're not sure Taylor Swift said "eff you" on stage at the Billboard Music Awards, a Fox News anchor definitely didn't talk about the prospec...

Pregnant Pause?

Hatty Ashdown | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Hatty Ashdown

My first gig when I was over the advised 12 weeks safe period in which to tell people (although be warned if you have an elderly mother like me - she had me at 43 - then they just write it in every Christmas card they send at three weeks anyway) I didn't mention it on stage and it just felt wrong.

We Have Further Proof Chris Pratt Is The Best

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Comedy

GQ decided to get Chris Pratt drunk and then film him giving an acting lesson. What an excellent idea. SEE ALSO: It's The 'Parks And Recreation...

We've Found Harry Shearer's Replacement For 'The Simpsons'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Comedy

So, Harry Shearer has left 'The Simpsons' and we're all really sad about it. But life goes on, and the folks behind everyone's favourite dysfunctio...

107 Seconds Of Gloriously Cute Tiny Penguins

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Comedy

Welcome to the Bronx Zoo's latest exhibit - Little Blue Penguins. That's their actual name, not one we made up. "All of the birds in the colony wer...

What Happened When Jimmy Fallon And The Rock Graduated In 1989

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Jimmy Fallon and Dwayne Johnson went back in time to 1989 to deliver a graduation speech, pretending to be high school students with the two lowest GP...

This Is Definitely The Most Self-Centred Driver Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Comedy

Just wait for it. SEE ALSO: Thieves' Car 'Destroyed By Lightning' After Robbing Church Russian Dash Cam Footage May Restore Your Faith In Humanit...

The Rock Got Ordained So He Could Officiate His Biggest Fan's Wedding

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Comedy

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has captured our collective hearts this week as he made his biggest fan's wedding day incredibly special - by officiating it...

Oh Buggles - My Radio Daze

Adil Ray | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Adil Ray

Most mornings I do almost pinch myself. I feel very fortunate to be filming a comedy on the BBC. It feels like a bit of a dream. However there's something missing - my first love. I know we can't have everything, but what I would give to be transmitted back to those hazy radio days for just a few hours.

Adorable Bulldog Doesn't Like Wearing His Life Jacket

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Comedy

Sorry Basil, but if you keep jumping in the pool you're going to have to wear a life jacket all the time. I don't care if you think purple isn't yo...

Think You Know How To Pronounce 'Parmesan'? Think Again

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

You may say 'tomato' and I may say 'tomato', but apparently we've all been saying 'Parmesan' wrong. According to the US version of the Cambridge D...

David Letterman's Final Show Made Pretty Much Everyone A Bit Sad

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Comedy

Wednesday night was the last time comedy's biggest name would grace our screens, as David Letterman signed off 'The Late Show' for the final time. ...

Coolest Parents Ever Create Cardboard Movie Scenes

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Parents

All parents want to be cool, but these parents are SERIOUSLY cool. Leon and Lily Mackie, and their two-year-old son Orson have had the internet in...

The Irony of Giving

Bytestories | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Bytestories

I like charity. I give to charity but like everyone else I hate the harassment of it all. Whether it's on the street or being visually mugged of your tears on Comic Relief I really get aggravated by that.

Behind the Scenes of an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show: Part III of XXV

Chris Turner | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Chris Turner

Backstage on the night, with an absolutely smashing line-up performing alongside me, and 300 friendly fringe-goers waiting in the tent, I was still passing the lines from the page to my brain.

Chef Posts Brilliantly Honest Job Advert On Gumtree

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When most companies advertise for a new member of staff, they post an advert boasting a "competitive salary" and "outstanding benefits" in order to at...

CONFIRMED: An Ugly Giant Snapping Turtle Makes A Rubbish Office Pet

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Comedy

Think the mice in your office are bad? Imagine having a huge ugly reptile like this crawling around all the time. As if anybody needed to try it ou...

This Dog Might Be Broken

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Comedy

We can't quite tell what this cute Alaskan Malamute is trying to do... Is he broken? Is he trying to hypnotise us? Is he practising for his new job as...

Ian Duncan Smith's Back-to-Cabaret Scheme

Chris Sav | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Chris Sav

After it was confirmed that Ian Duncan Smith would remain in cabinet as the work and pensions secretary, he wasted no time and pressed ahead with his welfare reforms, one of note being the back-to-cabaret scheme.

50 Signs You Have Become a Grown-up

Yvette Lamb | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Yvette Lamb

1. You spend an entire Bank Holiday weekend sober 2. A Big Night is watching a film in one sitting 3. You know all of the lyrics to the Tweenies, bu...

When Did Being Nasty Become a Career Aspiration?

Jake Mills | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Jake Mills

Trolling - I don't even like calling it that. The very name itself is giving it existence, giving it credibility as if it is just something that people do. It's not. Pre 2012 Trolling was just known as being a horrible bastard, now it is seen as a gateway to fame; a hall pass to be offensive and obnoxious in return for some self-satisfaction and credibility.

Adorable Marriage Proposal Totally RUINED By Clumsy Mum

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Comedy

When this loved up young chap decided to propose to his long-term girlfriend, he knew exactly what to do. He would take their families and friends dow...

Watching Tiny Tortoises Eating Tiny Pancakes Is Oddly Mesmerising

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Comedy

Just so you know, this video is a lot funnier if you say "nom nom nom" in your head every time they take a bite. SEE ALSO: Cute Baby Bunny Rabbit ...

Cute Baby Bunny Rabbit Is Really Excited About His Milk

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Comedy

Look at how excited this little baby bunny is every time it gets given milk! All they need to do is put a tiny piano in front of him and they could ma...