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.
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.
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"
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!
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."
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"
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 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!"
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.
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.
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"
The ninth episode in this new series considers the human body, its form, function, and failings. In this episode: Same name, different brain; Minty fresh nostalgia; Karl's earliest memory; Senses and Sensibilities; Lying Eyes; The way to a man's heart; Harley Street literature; Desert Island Paraphilia; Karl's subconscious navigation; Spectral chit chat in St Ives; Dermal rumours; Knob nerves; The disappointing lack of freakery; Biodiversity and lazy scientists; and Epilogue.
"Pilky is on top form"
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!
"GREAT COMEDIAN BUT BLUE-EXPLICIT-LOTS OF SWEARING"
Regarded as the funniest one-liner in the UK, Tim Vine delivers joke after joke on this great live show. The recipient of awards for best jokes told at comedy festivals, sit back and enjoy the only Punslinger in town.
"one liner genius"
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 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"
This performance by Simon Evans is a master class in aloof, patrician observational stand up.To the delight of a packed audience, the star of Live at the Apollo and Stand Up for the Week brings a little polish to the Theatre Royal Brighton. Evans looks back at his life and times, from his early days in London to his family life by the seaside. Along the way, his reflections are as ever as dry and delicious as a good Sancerre, or perhaps a really good radish.
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.
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.
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!
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.
How does one balance having four kids in the house? Chris Mata shares how he finds time for him and his partner away from their gaze. Performed at San Antonio's Rivercenter Comedy Club on July 11, 2014.
Dave Landau performing comedy about driving with a breathalyzer, live at Crackers Comedy Club on June 7, 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.
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!
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.
Mike E. Winfield performing comedy about his stepson, live at Sonoma Back Alley Comedy on May 17, 2013.
DL Hughley performing comedy on The Original Kings of Comedy recorded in Charlotte, North Carolina in February 2000 by Walter Latham Entertainment. Full length DVD is available on Amazon.