UK Comedy

Adorable Twins Play Peekaboo With Each Other

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Comedy

They say nothing is more therapeutic than a child's laughter. The parents of these twins are probably ecstatic to hear these newborns making each o...

It's 100 Days to the General Election: And it Looks Like We're ALL DOOMED!

Simon Ward | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Comedy
Simon Ward

In fairness, it can't be easy trying to get people excited about politics in the UK, especially when you've got the likes of David Cameron and Nigel Farage ignoring you like you've just crawled out of Downton Abbey's servant's quarters to feed them dinner.

If The Election Was Conducted On Tinder 'Dave' Would Be On To A Winner

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Politics

Most Brits will be thinking long and hard about which party to vote for in May's general election, but what the whole thing was played out on Tinder? ...

No Need To Panic

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Comedy

A giant polar bear has been spotted in London but don't panic. Early morning commuters and joggers couldn't believe their eyes this morning as the ...

Je Suis The Pub Landlord: When Satire Kills (In Memory of Al Murray)

Gareth Ellis | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Comedy
Gareth Ellis

Hopefully one day we will hit on the one thing which will cause our art to transcend mere folly and become a flighty dove of pure satire. One day I hope to be as great as Al Murray.

'The Comeback': The Most Underrated Comedy of Modern Times

Ed Cripps | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Ed Cripps

The territory with the least appreciated melancholy, perhaps, is reality TV. One of The Office's masterstrokes was it tapped into the (at the time) growing, Warholian trend of shows from which people became famous for being themselves rather than playing a fictional character.

10 Things Winston Churchill Definitely Did Not Say

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 24.01.2015 | UK Comedy

It could have been predicted that when David Cameron asked the nation to tweet their favourite Winston Churchill quotes, to mark the 50th anniversary ...

'How To Make Toast From Bread' Is A Genuine Instructional Video Online

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Comedy

When you first see the title "How To Make Toast From Bread", you think it's a spoof. But it's not. This woman is actually being serious. She ...

Either These Pandas Are Play-Fighting Or They Really, Really Hate Each Other

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Comedy

The playful pandas of China's Chengdu Research Base Of Giant Panda Breeding (catchy, isn't it?) had a mass brawl recently, and it was very cute. At...

NFL Bad Lip Reading Is Back And Funnier Than Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Sport

Have you ever wondered what sports stars are saying to each other on the pitch? Thanks to Bad Lip Reading, we can now hear Dallas Cowboys wide rece...

A Collection of Open Letters to All of My Neighbours.

Pascale Day | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Comedy
Pascale Day

Trust me, I totally understand a lady's right to a little wink wink, nudge nudge. Sex, in a nutshell. It's just, normally, I like to at least know a person's name before I get a good look at their nethers.

Old People Are Adorable When They Go Nuts On GTA

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Tech

The folks over at React decided to get some elderly people to play Grand Theft Auto V, because that's the sort of thing the internet does. Oddly en...

Ball Boy Hit Right In The Goolies By 120mph Serve

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Sport

It's an occupational hazard, probably. That slow-motion just makes it so much worse....

83% of Articles Uploaded 'Without Websites Even Checking Content'

James Moran | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Comedy
James Moran

Research suggests that as long as interesting, but probably factually inaccurate subheadings are used, writers can get away with putting irrelevant or even dangerous content on the internet.

Will Ferrell Hits A Woman In The Face At Basketball Game

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

Basketball fans got a special treat at a game between the LA Lakers and the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday. They were ermmm, lucky enough to see...

Are TV Formats Boring?: Welcome to #Britishshowsrenamed

Josh Marshall | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Josh Marshall

These days I've become increasingly bored of television formats and much prefer the company of my laptop, the neighbours cat (who wanders through my conservatory in a daily escape bid from captivity) and a mug of beef tea.

Wait For The Drop... Adorable Toddler Dances To Dubstep

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Comedy

Tegan the toddler has some excellent dance moves. Here he can be seen body-popping to Ellie Goulding's 'Burn', and he's really good at it. It ta...

Two Women Walk Into a Comedy Club...

Helen Keeler | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Comedy
Helen Keeler

This all comes down to the same untruth: that female comedians are all the same, so if you don't find one of them funny, you don't find any of them funny.

This Romanian Music Video Can Cure Cancer And Warts. Apparently...

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Comedy

Here's our nomination for the weirdest video on the internet. While it may appear to be some sort of fan-made music video, but it's actually the of...

12 Films to Watch in 2015

Tom Linay | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Tom Linay

As with last January, to aid you with planning your year's cinemagoing, I've highlighted one film from each month that looks unmissable. It was hard narrowing it down to just one but I've concentrated hard and I think I've pulled it off.

13 (Incredibly Absurd) Policy Suggestions For The Ukip Manifesto

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Politics

Tim Aker has been relieved of his position as Ukip's policy chief after the anti-EU party became impatient with him, it was revealed on Tuesday. Th...

Guys Try To Pick Up Girls... While High On Mushrooms

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Comedy

The pick-up artists and viral masterminds at Simple Pickup promised to pull one of their classic stunts while high on mushrooms if they got 2,000,000 ...

The Brilliant Musical Reply We Wish Chris Bryant Made To James Blunt

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Comedy

What you can't say with words, say with song. That's the approach BBC Newsnight imagined Labour MP Chris Bryant would take in this brilliant video ...

Rules for the Erection of the Mind

Christian Talbot | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Comedy
Christian Talbot

I was lying there in ecstasy, realising that existence and the formal projection of a self are distinctly separate and within the means of human control but all the time in the back of my mind I'm thinking "Does this make me French? Does this make me French?".

Taken 3: The Action Movie as Self-Help

Tim Witherow | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Tim Witherow

Neeson now seems to play roles that combine the everyday concerns of middle-age men (being a father and husband), a 'particular set of skills' (black-belt upf**kery), and under-the-radar sexism (women either need to be saved or simply don't feature) to box office success.