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"
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"
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."
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!"
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.
Kevin Bridges - The Story So Far...Live From Glasgow is the debut from the UK's fastest rising comedy star, recorded in May 2010 at Glasgow's SECC arena in front of a sold-out crowd of 10,000 fans. Kevin's unique brand of social commentary, astute observations and sharp one-liners arguably make him the hottest act to come out of Scotland in the last 10 years.
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.
Micky has become one of the hottest new comics to break through to national fame.
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 ****"
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.
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!
Having stormed shows such as Have I Got News for You (BBC1), Live At The Apollo (BBC1), Michael McIntyre's Comedy Road Show (BBC1) and now as the new host of Channel 4's Stand Up for the Week and team captain on 8 out of 10 Cats, the brilliantly funny Jon Richardson is the UK's rising comedy star to watch out for! Discussing the everyday items that have a profound effect on his outlook, Funny Magnet is Jon's new hilarious sell-out show that will be touring the UK in 2012.
"Finding Humour in the Everyday"
Welsh comic Rhod Gilbert has become one of the UK's top comedians through a combination of touring and many TV appearances. This hilarious recording was recorded live in concert. Rhod tells how a chance encounter with a mince pie at a motorway service station finally sent him over the edge!
"You will so enjoy"
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"
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"
Yes, it's Russell Brand: snake-hipped dandy, S & M Willy Wonka, and the country's finest stand-up comedian. Recorded in London during his sell-out 2006 tour, this sensational show is a howlingly funny performance from the UK's hottest comedy star. It's dark, provocative and very, very funny.
"Great, but can he get better?"
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..."
Why get fit when you can get fat? The original fat b*****d is back and bluer than ever! Recorded live at Oswaldtwistle Civic Theatre, Don't Get Fit Get Fat! is everything fans have come to expect from a genuine comedy legend - rude, crude and completely uncensored gags that will have sides splitting and bellies bursting. And look out for Chubby's own special workout routine, complete with two larger lasses for company, it's not to be missed!
British Comedy Award Winner 2013, internet sensation and star of BBC's Live at the Apollo and Russell Howard's Good News, Nina Conti is a groundbreaking ventriloquist whose Dolly Mixtures show is a performance of comic thrills and surprises.
Have you ever wondered if fish get thirsty? Have you wondered how to fold a fitted sheet or why they made the word illiteracy so hard to spell? Is there another word for synonym? Is the government so strict on stealing because they hate competition? I wonder all of these things and many many others. If you want some questions to some of life's answers or whatever or hey.. look... a bird. Maybe you just wanna laugh. Come laugh at me... I mean... with me