Mock The Week
It was recently reported the BBC's new director general was considering axing a number of comedy shows to tackle perceived bias.
Seann Walsh is a stand-up comedian and actor from Brighton. He has sold out many-a-show, won numerous awards and has appeared on a range of television shows including Mock The Week and Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow. Here, for The Huffington Post UK, he vlogs about the comedians that inspire him, his favourite joke and being the class clown.
‘Mock The Week’ has lost one of its team captains, as Andy Parsons has revealed he is quitting the show. The comedian is
Scottish comedian Frankie Boyle is no stranger to controversy. The former "Mock The Week" panelist has an armoury of strong
The last time a nation embraced these kind of ideas, six million Jews ended up dead. The left wing "witch hunt" as Andrew calls it is not about infringing upon the rights of some whining, entitled, right wing, heterosexual, middle class white guy who has enjoyed many a success at the BBC. This is about challenging dangerous ideas.
One of the top comedians working in the UK today, Hal Cruttenden's unique perspective on life sets him apart as a true original.
Before you splutter all over the comments section, let's be clear that the end goal isn't a rigid 50/50 gender split of everything that ever goes on telly. Nobody's advocating shoehorning extra women into every possible scenario, just to make a statement.
TV shows like Mock The Week and Have I Got News For You which poke fun at politicians should face tougher scrutiny, David
There's all these guides now such as 1001 places you must visit before you die, 1001 books you must read before you die, 1001 movies you must see before you die. Stuff 'em. If you're feeling more Slacker than Activist, see if you can't amble slowly towards one of these chillout zones, but if you're finding it a struggle - have a lie down.
Of all the things I can't get my head round in life, there is one thing that stands out above all else. It's not that vending machines kill more people annually than sharks, or even that they used to use dead beetles for Smarties colouring. It's that people genuinely feel like it's okay to bandy about the idea that women aren't funny.