John Oliver

The British Boy's Done Good! Watch The Trailer For John Oliver's US Show

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Comedy

He got rave reviews for his stint as the host of 'The Daily Show' last summer - and now the trailer for his very own late-night series has arrived. ...

WATCH: John Oliver's Best Moments As Daily Show Host

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK Comedy

A tip of the hat to our American cousins over at HuffPost Comedy for this: a compilation of John Oliver's finest moments while hosting 'The Daily Show...

WATCH: Louis C.K. On The Royal Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Comedy

Want to know the wonderful Louis C.K.'s take on the momentous royal birth? Well, now you can, thanks to this interview with John Oliver on 'The Daily ...

WATCH: John Oliver And The Daily Show Cover The Royal Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Comedy

"Finally, we have a member of the royal family that actually has an excuse for being a toothless, petulant, useless human being.” Yes, the only ...

Apple Announces 1 Billion Podcast Subscriptions In iTunes

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.09.2013 | UK Tech

Although its $50 billion App Store stats might be a little sexier, Apple has announced a major milestone for that forgotten child of iTunes - podcasti...

WATCH: John Oliver's First 'Daily Show' - How Did He Do?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Comedy

Britain's own John Oliver stepped into Jon Stewart's hosting shoes on 'The Daily Show' for the first time on Monday night - and you can get a glimpse ...

Q&A: John Oliver Prepares To Step Into Jon Stewart's Shoes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

“Don’t worry, it’s still going to be everything that you love about 'The Daily Show', just without the thing that you love the most about it,”...

John Oliver - And 10 Other British Comics Who Have Made It In America

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2013 | UK Comedy

Britain's very own John Oliver just went from big to bigger - with the news that he'll be standing in for Jon Stewart when the 'Daily Show' host takes...

This Just In: 'The Daily Show' Returning To UK TV

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK Comedy

This just in: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart is coming back to British TV screens. Yes, after years of being unable to watch the show/watch it fo...

What We Have Learned This Week: Hosni Mubarak is a Natural-Born Opinion-Splitter

Andy Zaltzman | Posted 21.08.2012 | UK Comedy
Andy Zaltzman

Hosni Mubarak, the former 29-time Egyptian President Of The Year, has this week had the world bickering over whether or not (and to what extent) he is or isn't still alive, just as, for so many years, he had had the self-same planet squabbling over whether or not (and to what extent) he was or wasn't a goodie or a baddie.

WATCH: 'The Daily Show' Pokes Fun At Cameron 'Orphaning' His Child In A Pub

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 13.06.2012 | UK Comedy

So the leader of our beloved nation left his eight-year-old daughter Nancy in a pub, and everyone agreed that this was a very silly thing to do. B...

What the World Has Learned This Week: The Jubilee Bank Holiday Bonanza

Andy Zaltzman | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK Comedy
Andy Zaltzman

Personally, I view the Royal Family much as a football-sceptic must view the hype and fervour generated by England going to a World Cup. I take minimal interest in it, do not fully understand what the fuss is about, would rather my nation devoted itself to more important matters, and will probably only tune in if it went to penalties. Which it has not done since 1649.

What the World Has Learned This Week: Kim Jong-Un Has Much to Learn

Andy Zaltzman | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK Comedy
Andy Zaltzman

The young North Korea boss and trainee despot has an unenviably difficult task stepping into the crazy shoes of his bonkers father, and attempting to waddle around in them with a similarly jaunty gait.

What the World Has Learned This Week

Andy Zaltzman | Posted 04.06.2012 | UK Comedy
Andy Zaltzman

David Cameron's government has received considerable criticism for its jauntily unorthodox fomenting of a non-existent crisis. The British public heroically responded to the absent threat by springing into inaction and doing what it has always done best - needlessly queuing.

The Last Post: The Times Pulls Comedy Podcast 'The Bugle'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Bad news for fans of the satirical comedy podcast The Bugle - its paymaster The Times has pulled the plug. John Oliver and Andy Zaltzman's weekly "...

Jon Stewart Tackles The Phone Hacking Scandal

Posted 11.09.2011 | UK

The Daily Show's John Oliver provides a whistle-stop tour through the phone hacking scandal to a horrified Jon Stewart. ...