UK Comedy

Eddie Izzard 'Intimidated' By Trip To Scotland

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK

Eddie Izzard has bowled north to join the campaign to persuade Scottish voters to vote against leaving the UK in the forthcoming independence referend...

Sarah Palin Speaks To Vladimir Putin On Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Comedy

Sarah Palin placed a call to her “neighbour” Vladimir Putin on The Tonight Show on Wednesday, with Jimmy Fallon playing the Balalaika-playing form...

Sarah Palin Speaks To Vladimir Putin On Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Comedy

Sarah Palin placed a call to her “neighbour” Vladimir Putin on the Tonight Show on Wednesday, with Jimmy Fallon playing the Balalaika-playing form...

Adventures of Two Metal Heads in Paris

Bytestories | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Comedy
Bytestories

Being foreigners, our main form of transportation was taxis. What ensued was the scariest time I've ever had in a car, and I've been on road trips with comedians.

Joey Essex Meets Ed Miliband At Event For Labour Supporters

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Politics

A minor British celebrity with strange teeth and a testy family relationship… met Joey Essex on Wednesday evening. According to his Twitter feed...

Car Park Ticket Machine Race

James Conmy | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Comedy
James Conmy

I parked quickly and started to look for the ticket machine. There was only one and it was on the other side of the carpark. As I started towards it I noticed that another man was also heading for the same machine and although he was approaching from a different angle we would arrive roughly at the same time. Our eyes met.

Next for ITV: Dancing On ... Other Elements?

Samantha Baines | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK Comedy
Samantha Baines

It was a sad day when all those B to Z list celebrities hung up their skates and stopped dancing on frozen water on TV, so what's next? Well we have had Dancing on Ice (water), we still have Dancing on earth; Strictly Come Dancing... So let's listen to science for a moment and make sure we covered off the other elements!

Want a Cheap Night Out? Go to Your Local Comedy Club and You're Laughing

Jody Thompson | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK Comedy
Jody Thompson

When was the last time you laughed so hard your face actually ached? When you chortled consistently for so long that your sides really were threatening to split, and at the very least, your ribs were begging for respite?

The (Not So) Secret Diary of a London First Time Buyer; Aged 34 1⁄4 - Part III

David Lewis | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK Comedy
David Lewis

Slide bread in to (rented) toaster, open (rented) fridge, remove bland cheddar (stolen from housemate). Eat. Mother calls mid-snack inquiring about sealed bid results. I relay grim news. "Oh my Gawd, Dave! I can't believe it went for seventy-thousand more than advertised!" Believe it mum...

Being Busy: The Pros and Cons

Ruby Wax | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK Comedy
Ruby Wax

I'm touring my show "Sane New World" at the moment, zig-zagging the country and it's fantastic that people are now speaking out, especially men - abou...

Georges Pierre des Clozets: The 17th Century Conman

Daniel Parker | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK Comedy
Daniel Parker

Between 1677 and 1678 Robert Boyle became the victim of a progressive French confidence trickster from Caen called Pierre, who claimed to be the agent of a secret international society of alchemists known mysteriously as 'The Asterism

Schools And Unis Do April Fools. This Is What Happened

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

It's April 1, and everyone's keen to jump on the bandwagon (including us, of course). Some of them are utterly brilliant - King's College Cambridge ch...

BaneCat Is Way More Evil Than Your Average Cat

Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK Comedy

Meet BaneCat - a touch more sinister than your average cat. This hilarious video was put together by Rob's Rants who assure us no animals were harm...

How Not To Get Kate Bush Tickets

Nick Abbot | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Comedy
Nick Abbot

"How would you like to pay?" Bash in credit card details and notice that the booking fee for each ticket is £7.50. Postage is £2.50. Starting to experience rising anger. Don't get sidetracked.

VIDEO: Quavergate Revealed: Trending & Defriending

Eleanor Conway | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Comedy
Eleanor Conway

I lay down the law of what is trending and defriending this week... In this week's show, Winehouse is back, we chat Quavergate and Man VS Food's Adam Richman [metaphorically] eats a bit of my burger...

I'm Going Dutch

Lea Emery | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Comedy
Lea Emery

Since paying the bill is such a social quagmire, why don't we clear things up once and for all? In the beginning, there is no reason for men to pick up the entire check. None.

15 Reasons You Are Sooo 21st Century...

Samantha Baines | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Comedy
Samantha Baines

Yes it's properly the 21st century! You've had almost 14 years to get used it now but have you fully embraced it? Take a look at the top 15 reasons you are soooo 21st century...

Brogan Driscoll

We Know That Women Are Funny, So Why Is There Still A Lack Of Visible Female Comedians?

HuffingtonPost.com | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With the number successful female comedians, including the likes of Victoria Wood, Tina Fey and Sarah Millican, anyone with an ounce of common sense w...

Man Up

Olivia Lee | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Comedy
Olivia Lee

What I thought was going to be a light hearted entertainment show turned into a much deeper exploration of the role of men within society. Due to the rise of feminism, women are more successful than ever and it does leave you wondering if this shift in the sexes has turned some men (not ALL - but certainly the ones on the show) into boys?

Mindfulness Is an Internal Weathervane

Ruby Wax | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Comedy
Ruby Wax

Mindfulness isn't for everyone, we all are as different as fingerprints and have to find our own way of breaking bad habits that can seriously damage our health. For me having a means of tuning into my mind, checking the weather conditions and spotting if a storm is coming has saved my life.

Teacher Punishes Students With Game Of Thrones Spoilers If They Don't Behave

The Huffington Post UK | Conrad Jarman | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

There can be no doubt teachers have always struggled to maintain control of their students. However, one teacher from Belgium has come up with an inge...

Female Comics Are Not a Novelty Act

Jenny Collier | Posted 24.05.2014 | UK Comedy
Jenny Collier

We still hear people ask 'Are women funny?' as if this is somehow a valid debate. It's not a question ever applied to male comedians.

The Beard: What Lies Beneath

Lynne Parker | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Comedy
Lynne Parker

Is the rising popularity of the beard a reflection of men's role in society today? Like hemlines rising with the onset of votes for women, full on masculine facial hair is making its own break for freedom and has become a 21st century fashion statement.

A Brief History of the Mockumentary and Six Gems You Might Not Know

Ed Cripps | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ed Cripps

A mockumentary about the BBC made by the BBC, it's too early to say if a satire whose hunter and quarry live in the same stable is ingenious or misguided. Instead, it seems timely (or the lowest form of hack opportunism to publish an article I've had marinating for months) to look back at the mockumentary as a genre...

Beer, Bingo and Ways to Win Votes

Howard Davidson | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Comedy
Howard Davidson

We pride ourselves on being WELL in touch with the hard-working common man and the kind of things they like. That's what our Beer'N'Bingo bullsh**, er, I mean bonus, was all about. But wait - that was a proper BIG-HITTER of an idea, a 'Gove' as we call them...so we've come up with some MORE 'triffic' proposals that hard-working, tax-paying poor-people are going to LOVE!!