Should old people be allowed in the supermarket on weekends? Why do people squeeze the toothpaste tube from the top? And why is it so hard to put sheets on a bed when you get home from work? These essential issues and many more are covered in the brilliant new audiobook from Northern funny man Jason Manford.
Cockney comedian Micky Flanagan's debut radio show charts the ups and downs of his life, from Billingsgate fish porter to successful stand-up comic and from Sunblest to panini, tabloids to broadsheets and the street party to the dinner party. Each week's episode focuses on a different decade of Micky's life, and he regales us with autobiographical stories told through stand-up comedy. In between the laughs, the programme goes behind the scenes with short interviews that give an insight into Micky the man.
"Funny and Entertaining"
Billy Connolly's live shows have been enthralling audiences around the world for over three decades. The Greatest Hits is Billy at his pure unadulterated best, almost two hours of the greatest moments from the greatest show, the absolute ultimate in Billy Connolly Live!
"Sheer comic genius."
The record-breaking, chart-topping comedy phenomenon returns for a fifth season - all four episodes are here as a single download. Ricky Gervais, of course, is the award-winning co-creator and star of The Office and Extras. Steve Merchant, who also stars in Extras, is his long-time creative partner. Karl is a pile of protoplasm that mimics the functions of a human being.
"Listening to this makes life worth living!"
Jon Richardson's new audiobook Nidiot takes the star of '8 Out Of Ten Cats' and 'Live at the Apollo' to new levels of frustration. Recorded live in front of a sold out audience at the legendary Hammersmith Apollo we find that becoming happy hasn't necessarily ruined his life.
"Such a laugh! Brilliant."
Here are three special episodes of The Ricky Gervais Show, featuring those doyens of the medium, the eponymous multi-award winning Ricky Gervais; Steve Merchant (The Office, Extras); and the round-headed idiot savant, Karl Pilkington.
The Ricky Gervais Show on Xfm is where Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant first met Karl Pilkington. The trio, who have been talking drivel ever since, later went on to create one of the most downloaded podcasts in history.
"If you enjoyed the Ricky Gervais show..."
In this episode: Karl's great escape; Capital punishment - an exhaustive debate; Karl's confectionery confession; Steve invites trouble on the tube; Ricky discovers a useful guide to the ten commandments; Steve's anti-mugging strategy; Ricky's bullion robbery and Karl's daylight robbery; The Bodyguard, followed by The Negotiator.
"Jolly good show"
Following his massive Out Out Tour, Micky returns with an even bigger tour and even funnier recording. Recorded live at the Hackney Empire this superb performance shows Micky at the top of his game, let alone back in it!
"excellent - true Micky!"
Here's the first in a new series of in-depth discussions on a variety of subjects relating to humanity's greatest endeavors. Around the table, Ricky Gervais, Steve Merchant and the glabrous luminary Karl Pilkington. In this episode, MEDICINE, we explore the treatment of human ailments through history - from trepanation (or 'oles in the 'ed) in early tribal societies right through to the possible, if improbable, future of medical technology.
In this episode: The unsightly face of social evolution; vestigial destiny of the digitus minimus manus; Karl has Google on the brain; Karl's starter for 10; Karl gets disorientated; Forwards looking foreword - teeth, pants, specs and predictive spelling; Steve's plans for the End of Days; Chaos theory reinvented; Ambitions unfulfilled; Karl takes the path less trodden; Shop Idol; and Britain's Got Chiropody.
"Average content, poor sound quality"
Get this year's comedy fix from the mighty Dara O Briain's highly anticipated new tour, Dara O Briain: Craic Dealer. The host of Mock the Week (BBC ONE), The Apprentice You're Fired! (BBC TWO) and star of Three Men in a Boat (BBC TWO) returns this year with his funniest Live show to date, proving why Dara is regarded as one of the comedy greats by audiences and fellow comedians alike.
"Great live stand-up comedy"
The legend of comedy returns in 2014 with his biggest and funniest show yet. Monsters is the frightening funny audiobook from one of the biggest names in British comedy filmed during his ambitious 2014 tour. Lee's manic energy, uncanny observations, hilarious delivery, and side-splitting material have made his live performances a must-see for comedy fans worldwide and Monsters sees Lee back doing what he does best, proving once again why he is a record-breaking comic and one of the nation's best!
In this episode: Athenian democracy and arboreal investments; Karl on road safety; President Pilkington's pronouncements; Malthusian musings; Karl's adoption agency; the ins and outs of organ donation; social injustice on the busses; morality and entomology; Karl's Luddite attitude to plate sanitation; euthanized ensifera; social orthodoxy at the orthodontist's; and splenetic etiquette.
The Ricky Gervais Show on Xfm is where Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant first met Karl Pilkington. The trio have been talking drivel ever since....
"Don't be conned"
Welsh comedian Rhod Gilbert takes a trip to New York with his on off girlfriend for a make or break holiday. Told in hilarious style, and after a course in anger management Rhod claims to be a more mellow fellow!
In his first show, Mark finds himself in a livestock auction hall in Skipton, Yorkshire, celebrating canals, castles and cows, while in Boston, Lincolnshire, Mark talks about sprouts, chavs, Puritans and the Boston Stump. Lewes, East Sussex, provides Mark with material about fires, pub fights and stroppiness, and in Walsall, Mark celebrates the accent, the concrete hippo, and how the town has absolutely nothing to do with Birmingham.
"mark steel's in town"
Kevin Bridges: The Story Continues... sees Kevin return to The SECC to perform a record-breaking run of ten sold out nights to over 75,000 ecstatic fans. Recorded on a Saturday night in Glasgow, Kevin is in his element, as this home town gig shows off his no nonsense approach to comedy. He cuts through the niceties with his Glaswegian man in the street charm to the next chapter of his epic comedic journey.
"funny as ****"
Comedy legend Frank Skinner brings his new live show Man In A Suit to audiobook. Recorded during his 40 night sell-out run at the Leicester Square Theatre and part of his highly anticipated 2014 tour, Frank delivers this critically acclaimed and hilarious show in his usual witty and hugely entertaining style.
"Old Pig Iron #bigfans"
Happyism is Australian funny man and host of Channel 4's'The Last Leg', Adam Hill's eagerly awaited debut UK audiobook. Recorded at the famous London Hammersmith Apollo, everyone's favourite Antipodian delivers a first class evening of comedy with the usual anecdotes and audience participation all delivered in his refreshingly unique, laid back style.
Allowing us into the world of stardom, he re-counts jaw-dropping tales of meeting the Dalai Lama (and to his surprise making him laugh!) as well as his excitement at meeting The Muppets. Happyism is not only the title, but also his newly formed cult religion and is guaranteed to leave you with a more positive outlook to life!
"Loved it but..."
A simple humor book with funny poop stories, poop jokes, and poop questions for friends and family.
Women love men with a sense of humor. The life of the party is the man who cracks the right word at the right moment. The problem is: Where are the good lines when you need them?
Russ Williamson performing comedy on Chicago winters and worn out roads, live at Comedy Bar Chicago on July 25, 2014.
Andrew Sleighter performing comedy about being poor, live at Mad House Comedy Club on September 13, 2014.
Blair Thompson is a new dad, well... he's new, the kids aren't. Performed at Rivercenter Comedy Club in San Antonio, TX on August 23, 2014.
Ever since she was a child, Hallie Haglund wanted to get in trouble...just like her older sister. But then, when she finally does, she realizes it's not as great as she had imagined. Hallie performed this intimate story for RISK! at The PIT in New York, NY.
Scott Sharp performing comedy about taking in an exchange student, live at Broadway Comedy Club on July 22, 2014.
Depressed about the current state of his comedy career, Danny Lobell finds himself at the Social Security Office. Danny shares an amusing story about how he found some unexpected encouragement sitting next to him in the waiting room, for RISK! at the NerdMelt Showroom in Los Angeles, CA.
Baron Vaughn is willing to judge a book by its cover if it means staying safe. However, on one 4th of July, he learns that jumping to conclusions can yield hilarious results. Baron shared his story live in Portland, OR at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival for RISK!
Erik Myers performing comedy about growing up, live at Mad House Comedy Club on September 24, 2014.
Dave Landau performing comedy about driving with a breathalyzer, live at Crackers Comedy Club on June 7, 2014.
Dan St. Germain performing comedy about ghost hunters, live at Go Bananas on May 24, 2014.
Julian McCullough performing comedy about an airport pickup, live at Go Bananas on May 24, 2013.
Matty Litwack performing comedy about Mechanicsville, live at Broadway Comedy Club on July 23, 2014.
Welcome to RISK! Live where people tale true stories they never thought they'd dare to share. Prepare to be entertained, shocked and amused. Keep in mind, these stories are for adults only. Enjoy!
Native San Franciscan Nato Green describes what it was like to grow up in the eccentric city during the height of the gay pride movement, and how that affected his development as a person. Performed before a live audience at San Francisco's Sketchfest for RISK!
Brian Scolaro performing comedy about brand mascots, live at Caroline's on Broadway on April 20, 1996.
Boomer Nichols performing comedy about having children, live at Side Splitters Comedy Club on November 7, 2013.
George Lopez performing comedy on The Original Latin Kings of Comedy recorded in El Paso, Texas in October 2003 by Walter Latham Entertainment. Full length DVD is available on Amazon.