UK Comedy

The Nation's Superhero: Brian Cox

Samantha Baines | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Comedy
Samantha Baines

Brian puts on his new "trust me I'm a Physics teacher" badge. And he is SuperCox once more! With superhero flair he deletes the email and grabs his man-bag ready to face his agent, So many thoughts are developing in his mind, Could the BBC really survive without me?

Nigel Farage Gives Ukip Calypso His Unwavering Support

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK

Nigel Farage has appeared on BBC Radio 4's World At One to address the furore surrounding the controversial Ukip Calypso song - and give it his backin...

Winston McKenzie Defends The Ukip Calypso In The Most Bizarre Newsnight Debate Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 25.10.2014 | UK

Winston McKenzie has stepped in to defend the controversial Ukip Calypso song in what was arguably the most utterly bizarre Newsnight segment in the s...

Ukip Calypso Mercilessly Mocked On Twitter And Rightly So

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Comedy

Something odd has happened. Something very odd indeed. Veteran DJ Mike Read - who famously banned Frankie Goes To Hollywood's 'Relax' during his ti...

Ricky Gervais Loved His First David Brent Pastiche Video So I Got Him To Create Another - Watch It Here

Kat Jackman | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Comedy
Kat Jackman

If you didn't see the hilarious video that unemployed graduate Will Bowers created - to get his CV out there - with the hope of getting noticed by potential employers, take a look below.

Why I'm Supporting Stand Up to Cancer

Andy Murray | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Andy Murray

It's been well documented that one of my best friends, Ross Hutchins, was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma a few years ago. Ross and I had grown up together on the tennis circuit, and his diagnosis was devastating. He was treated with chemotherapy at the Royal Marsden Hospital and a year after his diagnosis, his cancer went into remission. He's now fit and well to this day - a testimony to the crucial advances we've made in cancer treatment thanks to ground-breaking research into the illness. But not everyone is so lucky. At the beginning Elena Baltacha, the former British number one, was diagnosed with cancer of the liver. She died in May, at the age of 30.

The (Not So) Secret Diary of a London First Time Buyer; Aged 34 1⁄4 - Part VIII ... Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want

David Lewis | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Comedy
David Lewis

I remain stuck in flat-moving-limbo-hell. In February, I agreed a price of £343,500 for a 400 square foot flat in the dodgy end of Islington, London N7. And because of some diabolically tedious legal wrangling over a lease, The Vendor and I have not been able to exchange contracts...

If You Follow One Dog on Facebook Make It Alice in Wooferland

Ruth Jacobs | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ruth Jacobs

Alice in Wooferland is a retired racing Greyhound. Her career was cut short and like so many Greyhounds globally, she was discarded. But Alice was one of the fortunate ones. She was rescued, unlike many more that are killed.

Ex-Fox News Host Is Responsible For This Inappropriate (But Catchy) Ebola Song

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK

The deadly Ebola outbreak has now killed over 4,000 people. So you'd have to be pretty brave to makes jokes about it. Glenn Beck, the US conservat...

The Flaws in Writing Flawed Women: From 'Gone Girl' to 'Miranda'

Rosie Holt | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Rosie Holt

I proudly call myself a feminist, and I am glad the movement has become so popular. But I find it exhausting that you still can't write a flawed female character without people getting up in arms that you are damaging the movement.

Collecting the Following

Naomi Hefter | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Comedy
Naomi Hefter

did a gig recently where a female audience member was really looking forward to hearing my work as I was the only female stand up there. Once I got on stage, I told a new story about about being from the same town as serial killer Fred West, and another where I urinated in the street wearing nothing but a Spiderman mask on.

8 Mile, You Don't Know Nothing Compared To These School Mandems

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Eminem ain't no nufin compared to these mandem. Lads, your sh*t is sick....

UCL Emails Are Hacked; #BelloGate Is Born

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Students at UCL woke up to a rather large surprise in their inbox this morning after their university's email system was hacked and 3,136 emails were ...

First Kiss

Sian Hughes | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Comedy
Sian Hughes

I was thirteen and three-quarters at the time. And although kissing somebody was on my bucket list, Great Auntie Maud looked nothing like a) Andrew Ridgeley from Wham, b) John Taylor, the bass guitarist from Duran Duran, or c) Stephen Jones from Form 3C, who were the usual objects of my kissing fantasies.

The Accidental Cougar

Jess Paterson | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jess Paterson

It started innocuously enough. After an abs session at the gym, I happened to fall into conversation with the new fitness coach, Tom. He asked me about my exercise routine and goals, I said I wanted to drink wine and eat chocolate guilt-free.

Smalls Are Beautiful

Mr Pickwick | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Comedy
Mr Pickwick

An unsettling scourge has landed on the Pickwick house. Normal service has been disrupted following the delivery of a M&S Menswear catalogue largely made up of undergarments modelled by the British model David Gandy.

How To Improvise A Dress From Duct Tape And Other Life Lessons Nobody Ever Taught You

The Huffington Post Uk | Lottie Oram | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Comedy

In life, the really important lessons we all need to learn are often passed down to us by relatives, friends and people who are just generally wiser t...

Jim Davidson Called Me a 'Gobby Woman'

Gina Lyons | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Comedy
Gina Lyons

I grew up watching Jim Davidson. I had even met him once when I was about 14 on a school trip when he told a girl in year 11 she had "big tits for her age." (In his defence, I don't think she looked 16.)

David Cameron Goes All Eminem In Conference Mashup

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK

Cassetteboy, the duo famous for parody mashups like Cassetteboy vs the Bloody Apprentice, have paid tribute to David Cameron in a mashup of his speech...

Why God Loves Gays

Ariane Sherine | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Comedy
Ariane Sherine

According to GOD: "It is not okay to use religion to justify personal bigotry. I am the LORD and I love LGBT people very much. Why else would so many LGBT people exist?"

These 10 Brilliant Parody Videos Are (Probably) Not Illegal Any More

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK

We like the base, base, base, base, we like the buttery biscuit base. Parodies which mix together clips from music, films or TV shows, have now bec...

How to Make a Hidden Camera Prank Show

Stuart Laws | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Comedy
Stuart Laws

Due to animal handling laws and prohibitive costs we decided that we shouldn't involve any cats, but we wanted to see if it's possible to make a complete failure of a hidden camera prank show. That's where David Trent came in.

Move Over Calendar Girls, Its Time for the Adventures of Fifi

Catherine Graham | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Catherine Graham

Fantasies From The the Kitchen Sink is a story about the adventures of an ex-stripper called Fifi who makes a fortune writing her memoirs, and then moves to the genteel village of Dorking. She takes a cardboard cut out of Jean Luc Picard with her, and under his dictation she goes about causing chaos at the women's institute.

Race The Tube - In A Wheelchair

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK

A parody of the viral 'Race The Tube' challenge video shows a man in a wheelchair also attempting to beat the Tube by traveling overground - with a th...

Indian PM Does Weird, Inexplicable Things On Visit To New York

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK

It's been quite the turnaround for controversial Indian prime minister Narendra Modi. The new leader was banned from entering the US until four mon...