UK Comedy

Rape Jokes Are Not The Issue - The Joke's Target Is The Issue

Mia Doring | Posted 24.04.2016 | UK Comedy
Mia Doring

Downright mean jokes about rape, like Jimmy Carr's 'nine out of ten people in a gang rape said they enjoyed it' are the damaging ones. The hilarity is that the tenth person didn't enjoy it because the tenth person was the gang rape victim.

'Have I Got New For You' Perfectly Summed Up The Absurd Brexit Debate

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 23.04.2016 | UK Comedy

'Have I Got News For You' took on the absurdity of the EU Brexit on Friday night with a series no-nonsense summaries of various politician's claims. O...

Students Creeped Out By Vote Leave's Latest Ploy

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Students at Southampton University were feeling yucky when Vote Leave campaigners began distributing condoms on campus. The special sheaths are being ...

Victoria Wood: This Sod of a Life

David McAlmont | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Entertainment
David McAlmont

She was one of the finest, one of the greats. The wit was a reading wit: funny, intelligent, observant realism with a twitching sting. It was subdermal: deeper than language and timing; it fluttered in her stomach and it caught in her giggles. It knew pathos and pain. She understood her country, and helped to explain it. I don't think anybody identified with Alan Bennett's observations as much as Wood. They often used the same actors. She recognised the voices of his Talking Heads (1988/1998) and extended our time in their company. Whilst Bennett's were twitching curtains, and having solicitous affairs with Hindu shopkeepers, Wood's were elsewhere.

Students Are Sharing The Most Outrageous Library Book Graffiti

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Oxford University students have documented funny, bizarre and outrageous graffiti scrawled on their priceless library books. Pictures posted to Facebo...

The Weirdest Gifts The Queen Has Ever Received

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.04.2016 | UK Comedy

Being a monarch comes with its perks, one of which is being showered with gifts all the time. To mark Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday, we thought we'd...

Finding a Creative Outlet Helped Me to Manage My Depression

Carl Burkitt | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Carl Burkitt

I'd just left a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy session looking at how learning and trying new things can help when experiencing a mental health problem. 'Could I perform on stage?' I thought. 'I guess I've always wanted to try.'

70-Year-Old Man Advertising For 'Nude Cleaner' Inundated With Offers

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Comedy

A pensioner from Bristol has received eight applicants after leaving a postcard in a newsagent's window looking for a "nude female cleaner" to work fo...

This Guy Went Around The British Museum Faceswapping With All The Statues

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Comedy

Snapchat's faceswap function has swiftly become one of our principal sources of laughter since it was introduced, and a lot of people are using it in ...

This Toddler Literally Puked All Over Their Mum's Head

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Parents

The moment a toddler unexpectedly puked over their mum's head was unfortunately caught on camera... and it's not pretty. View post on imgur.com ...

Someone Dropped Some Biscuits And Responded In The Most British Way Possible

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Comedy

British people are known for three things: their strength, their sense of humour, and their love of biscuits. This is a story about all three. When on...

7 Reasons The Queen Hates Having Two Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Comedy

Her Majesty's 90th birthday is here - the real one, not the "official" one. Queen Elizabeth II last year surpassed her great great grandmother Queen V...

The 18 Best Tweets From Everyone's Favourite Queen Elizabeth Spoof Twitter Account

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Comedy

As Her Majesty celebrates her 90th birthday, we thought it would be fitting to mark the occasion with a few of the best tweets from everyone's favouri...

Queen Elizabeth Enjoys A Traditional British Family Birthday Party At The Carvery

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Comedy

In celebration of Her Majesty's 90th birthday, the folks at Toby Carvery decided to get a few royal lookalikes to have a traditional British birthday ...

Donald Trump Mistakes Terrorist Atrocities For Convenience Store Franchise

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Comedy

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump is continuing his experiment of how much he can get away with before people stop fan-girling over him. Ba...

Website Of The Week: Alan Partridge Gets Lucky

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Comedy

It's Tuesday, it's April, and we all need a bit of cheering up. Here's something to help you waste a bit of time - it's a website playing an endless l...

Hilarious 'Suggestions' Of Who The Celebrity Threesome Couple Definitely Aren't

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK Comedy

UPDATE: Celebrity Threesome Injunction Couple To Remain Anonymous After Court Victory An injunction taken out by the "celebrity threesome" couple PJS ...

'Suicide Squad' Looks Even Better With The 'Friends' Opening Sequence

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Comedy

Movie fans everywhere are itching to see the new league of anti-heroes face off with Jared Leto's Joker in the upcoming 'Suicide Squad' film, but at t...

The 100 Greatest 'After The Kill' Movie One Liners

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Comedy

Movie one-liners are one of the greatest tricks up a writer's sleeve - they either have the potential to make a scene incredibly epic or ridiculously ...

We've Finally Found Where Donald Trump Gets His Hair From

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Comedy

We all know Donald Trump as that shouty man in America with the thing on his head, but we've never been able to figure out exactly what is going on on...

Finally, An Explanation Of That Johnny Depp Apology Video

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Comedy

By now you've probably seen that video of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard apologising for not declaring their dogs when they entered Australia. And you've...

Derren Brown Terrorises People With Horrific 'Demon' Prank

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Comedy

Everyone loves to see Derren Brown work his magic and mess with people's minds, and his latest venture involves a new ride at Thorpe Park and a terrif...

Sadiq Khan Releases Musical Manifesto

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Comedy

Labour's London mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan has produced a political first in releasing an entire album as part of his electoral campaign. The LP fea...

7 Kids Do Their Best Donald Trump Impressions

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Comedy

Jimmy Fallon has one of the best Donald Trump impressions around, but he decided to let some other junior impersonators steal the limelight for a minu...

Donald Trump Interviews His Main Political Rival

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Comedy

Jimmy Fallon has one of the best Donald Trump impressions in the world, so he would've missed a trick if he didn't crack it out when he had the other ...