UK Comedy

Charlie Brooker Reveals Boris Johnson Inspired One Of His Most Ridiculous Character

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK Politics

Charlie Brooker has revealed he based a satirical politician in an episode of ‘Black Mirror’ on Boris Johnson. The comedian and broadcaster said ...

Nike's New Invention Is A Step Too Far

Mark Dolan | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK Comedy
Mark Dolan

Can all technology companies just dial it down for a while, so we can gather ourselves? No new models, no new operating systems, no new features. I just need a break from all of this constant improvement. I'm exhausted with it all.

The 'Tory Timewarp' Is The Latest Musical Craze Sweeping The UK

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 16.10.2016 | UK Comedy

Feeling a little bit of political déjà vu lately? Strikes? A rise in “national pride”? Not being part of the EU? It’s almost like some kind of...

EXCLUSIVE: The Terrifying Trailer For The Dystopian Nightmare Of Trumpworld

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 13.10.2016 | UK Comedy

Based on the 1973 film of the same name, HBO’s new series, Westworld, paints a terrifying dystopian future set in a theme park populated by androids...

Marmitegate Prompts Brits To Try And 'Make Millions' By Selling Jars On eBay

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 13.10.2016 | UK

Savvy sellers are offering “rare” jars of Marmite for up to £5,000 on eBay after Unilever demanded a 10% increase in price from Tesco. Bidders ar...

Bringing The Voices In Our Heads Out To Play

Amani Omejer | Posted 12.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Amani Omejer

We all have voices in our head. Rather than suppressing them and keeping them quiet, Beyond the Ridiculous bring them out to play. Last Sunday evening...

Bad Lip Reading Has Taken On The US Presidential Debate And It's Their Best Yet

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK Comedy

Everyone’s favourite twisters of reality, Bad Lip Reading, are back and this time they’ve taken aim at the first US presidential debate. Hillary C...

Trump And Clinton Duetting To 'Time Of My Life' Was Inevitable And As Funny As You'd Hope

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK Comedy

Arguably the greatest thing to come out of the most recent US presidential debate wasn’t policy, insults or searching questions from inquisitive aud...

The Best Of #MuslimsReportStuff, Possibly The Funniest Trump-Trolling To Date

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 10.10.2016 | UK Comedy

During Sunday night’s US presidential debate, Donald Trump called on Muslims to report “hatred” and “problems”, “when they see them”. Un...

Nigel Farage Compared Donald Trump To An Animal With A 1.5 Inch Penis

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 10.10.2016 | UK

Nigel Farage has praised Donald Trump’s presidential debate performance by likening him to a silverback gorilla. In the spin room, Nigel Farrage ju...

Indisputable Proof It's OK For Brits To Laugh At Foreigners

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 08.10.2016 | UK

Three comedians have claimed the British stand-up scene would be “just a load of boring white people making jokes” if the UK had less immigration....

Jeremy Hunt Got An Absolute Roasting On Have I Got News For You

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK Comedy

Have I Got News For You is back. And in fine form as Nick Clegg reminded everyone he existed by being genuinely hilarious in an endearingly self-depre...

7 People Who Definitely Won't Win The Nobel Peace Prize

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK Comedy

Malala Yousafzai, Barack Obama, Médecins Sans Frontières - the list of the 129 winners of the Nobel Peace Prize dating back to 1901 contains some p...

Art And Music Collide For Winning Performance At Funny Women Awards

Lynne Parker | Posted 14.10.2016 | UK Comedy
Lynne Parker

Last week a charming young woman with a name tailor-made for comedy nuances picked up her guitar and sung her way to victory in the stage category of our 14th Funny Women Awards.

12 Incessant Myths About The Great Plague EXPOSED!

Dale Shaw | Posted 06.10.2016 | UK
Dale Shaw

Just like the grand old disease itself, the Great Plague of 1665 is riddled with painful, blotchy mistruths and phlegmy, boil-smattered rumours that have left it overwhelmingly disfigured, lacklustre and dispirited. We're here to clear up just a few of the myths that have hindered this well-regarded pandemic and set the bubonic (and to a lesser extent pneumonic) record straight.

Manchester Police Twitter Account Is Getting Massively Trolled Over This Bizarre New Campaign

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 06.10.2016 | UK

A campaign poster by Greater Manchester Police (GMP) has left thousands of people bewildered. The force posted a graphic with the words “What’s s...

24 Hours In A Britain With No Foreign-Born Workers

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 05.10.2016 | UK

Amber Rudd has laid out a three-stage plan to slash the numbers of immigrants coming into Britain. In her first speech to the Conservative Party con...

Your Handy Divorce-Style Guide To Brexit

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 05.10.2016 | UK Comedy

A date for Brexit has finally been set! Well sort of. Theresa May said last week the triggering of article Article 50 would be by the end of March nex...

Michael Gove Reveals Favourite TV Show, Makes People Dislike Him Even More

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK

Michael Gove has kept a low profile since his back-stabbing Brexit debacle and subsequent sacking as justice secretary, temporarily signing off from T...

The Rise And Rise Of Online Pranking

Pete Strauss | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK Comedy
Pete Strauss

Where Trigger differs from the current crop of online pranksters (aside from the surreal tone and social commentary) is in its humanity. Many online pranksters deal exclusively in shock value, often engineering pranks at the victim's expense. Pranks are conceived with the express intention of angering people and courting publicity.

How About We Don't Kick it Old (Grammar) School?

Matt Hutchinson | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Politics
Matt Hutchinson

In essence I'm saying that we can't offer the middle classes any more opportunity to seek refuge in segregated schools. This is because among even the most liberal of us, there are those who probably can't be trusted not to pounce on it. Instead it might be an idea to try and make comprehensive schools into places they won't dessert en masse given half the chance.

Pop Culture And Politics: Exclusive Interview With Goldie Lookin' Chain

Rachel Loughran | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Entertainment
Rachel Loughran

It might be all over for Brangelina but pop culture and politics is the power couple that's here to stay. It is perhaps a headline more suited to tab...

How To Stalk Your Tinder Match

Eleanor Conway | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Comedy
Eleanor Conway

Matched with someone on Tinder and want to scope them out before committing to weeks of Tinder admin and a disappointing date? Here I lay it down on the most effective ways to stalk a Tinder match... You're welcome!

Ode To A Prawn

Ann French | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Comedy
Ann French

Anyone who has had the pleasure of meeting my Father will know he is a legend. Now I know most people say that about their Dad but mine is truely exce...

Celebs at Home: The Edge

Andy Bush | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Comedy
Andy Bush

Do you ever wonder if the kitchen's of the rich and famous are as messy and disorganised as ours? Does Elton John's grill perennially smoke up when he's got bacon on? Does Keith Richards curse when taking the bin out because Mick Jagger has gone and bought the cheap bin bags again? In this picture I explore the possibility of whether U2's The Edge has a messy 'odds and sods' drawer like most of us all do.