UK Comedy

This Is How Advertising Should Be Done - With A Dog Causing Havoc

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Comedy

All the information in the first ten seconds, then an adorable dog wreaking havoc. Perfect. Whoever made this advert, take a bow. ...

The 'Weasel Flying On A Woodpecker' Memes Are Here...

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Comedy

When pictures hit the internet of a weasel riding on a woodpecker's back, it didn't take long for the internet to jump on it and turn it into today's ...

Putin Speaks Over Nemtsov Murder

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Comedy

In which the Russian President gives a frankly unexpected take on the death of political rival Boris Nemtsov (courtesy of David Schneider, James Marti...

Jon Stewart Took Up Wrestling And It Was Incredible (And Painful)

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Comedy

52-year-old host of 'The Daily Show' Jon Stewart isn't exactly the kind of guy you'd expect to be able to floor a professional wrestler but then this ...

Disneyland Has A Ghost And It's Having A Whale Of A Time

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Comedy

Visting Disneyland can be a nightmare - it's expensive, the queues take ages and everywhere is packed. Fortunately when you're dead none of these t...

This Comedy Sketch About ISIS Has Touched A Nerve

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

US comedy show 'Saturday Night Live' has come under fire for a comedy sketch featuring 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' star Dakota Johnson. The clip aired o...

The Most Aussie Thing to Happen This Week (Imho)

Xavier Toby | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

"Beer thieving pig gets drunk and start a fight with cow" Great headline, however I'm sure it's something that goes down in many Australian households every Friday night.

Family Related Tragicomedy

Bytestories | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Comedy
Bytestories

As the eldest of three boys in a single parent family, the pressure to pretend everything was okay was unbelievable. It wasn't okay, our mother was mysteriously overseas and us boys were very far away from understanding why.

Where's the Comic Relief?

Marcus Markou | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Marcus Markou

This year's Academy Awards ceremony, at four hours long, required a similar amount of endurance as some of the heavier dramas nominated. The difference is that whilst Neil Patrick-Harris' role as compère offered welcome comic relief, the winners of the 'big four' provided little.

Adorable Old People Recreate Classic Film Posters

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Comedy

Residents at the Shenley Wood Retirement Village in Milton Keynes have found a delightful way to raise money for charity. The seniors dressed up to...

People Keep Wrongly Blaming Poor Damp Squids For All Their Problems

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 28.02.2015 | UK Comedy

As you sit in your lovely warm home, fed, watered and generally being a rather lucky animal, spare a thought for one not so fortunate as you. The d...

We Have No Idea Why We Care About This Dress So Much

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Comedy

For some reason everyone is arguing this morning over the colour of a dress. Some people think it's blue and black, some people think it's white an...

Why Everyone Should Include Cucumber, Banana and Tofu in Their TV Diet

James Brinsford | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
James Brinsford

Cucumber doesn't hold back on the sex scenes either but this hasn't stopped it reaching the eyes that other programmes haven't been able and this has surprised Vincent Franklin, especially when he is accosted at a railway station.

You Might Die Alone: Top, Mostly Terrifying Dating Tips to Help You Find the One* (*Doesn't Exist)

Rosy Edwards | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK Comedy
Rosy Edwards

The first, inalterable rule of dating, or as I sometimes like to call it, desperatelytryingtogetmarriedbecauseallyourfriendsare, is this: You might die alone. Read those words, and remember them. Heed them. Learn to love them.

Boys, The Phallus Is a Flop

Sarah Gough | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Sarah Gough

I speak as one of the few females heavily involved with my University's comedy society. Only in its second year, it was founded by boys, moulded by boys and immediately carried to the depths of despair by... boys.

Old Men Covering 'Uptown Funk' Is Adorable And Hilarious

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK Comedy

Better than the original, in our opinion....

'Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious' In Death Metal Is Surprisingly Good

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK Comedy

YouTuber Andy Rehfeldt created this mesmerising video of classic film 'Mary Poppins' dubbed with death metal music, and it's shockingly bearable. I...

Holy Fool: Stan Laurel: June 16th 1890 - Feb 23rd 1965

Julian Dutton | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Comedy
Julian Dutton

The key to Laurel's success, then, was his embrace of the truth of failure. And the world - fraught with the tedious pretension of success and the struggle for accomplishment - loved him for it, still loves him for it.

The Best Policy?

Tony Schumacher | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Politics
Tony Schumacher

I know it sounds daft (although not as daft as The Greens' housing policies) but before we jump up and down and crucify her (I may already be a bit late) let me make my argument.

Six Reasons Why I'm Quitting Stand-Up Comedy

Ben Morgan | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Comedy
Ben Morgan

Set up your own 'comedian' page on Facebook if you like, but until you are writing 'comedian' in your passport it's just a hobby. It's an expensive one too. Getting to gigs isn't cheap, and if like me you live outside of shitty London and are permanently skint it rules out a lot of opportunities.

Stand Up History- Luton

Paul McGarrity | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Comedy
Paul McGarrity

Not cool Luton, not cool! I expect this kind of behaviour from Coventry (though it's understandable from Coventry, they had a tricky 1941 and I don't think they got enough hugs when they were a hamlet), but I thought more of you!

A Letter to a Sort-Of Friend

Jake Yapp | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Comedy
Jake Yapp

We share our thoughts now, so publicly, in ways we never could before. We have opened a window onto our own stream of consciousness, and gleefully show the world aspects of our personality we wouldn't reveal if someone had come round for dinner.

Modern Dating Disaster Stories

Bytestories | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Comedy
Bytestories

One balmy evening, following a jaunt to the cinema, our noble hero generously, though with intent, made offer of escorting her to her home by means of car. She gladly accepted, and the game was afoot!

No Red Carpet Will Ever Be Safe Again...

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Comedy

John Travolta's creepy red carpet moment with Scarlett Johansson will go down in Oscars history, but for all the wrong reasons. The 'Saturday Night...

Just Some Red Pandas Playing In The Snow

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 21.02.2015 | UK Comedy

Just some adorable red pandas having about the best time ever playing in the snow, so simple, yet so cute. Cincinnati Zookeepers posted a video on ...