Join Ricky Gervais and Steve Merchant and Karl Pilkington for a final verbal jaunt around the world. In this episode... A preamble on Earthly nomenclature; Steve laments inclement weather; Karl does Genesis; A load of old Morlocks; Aunty Nora's insulated isolation fears; Karl talks shit; Industrial relations masterclass; Sofa salvage; Karl makes the bed; Karl up to his elbows; A dip with a dolphin; War on terrapins; Karl's new project; Karl and the Cairo khazi.
"keep them coming..."
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.
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 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"
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.
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!
"In a class of his own"
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"
Micky has become one of the hottest new comics to break through to national fame.
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"
Sean Lock Live is the magnificent finale to Sean's British tour, recorded in front ofover 3000 fans at the world famous Hammersmith Apollo. Sean is at the height of his powers as his unique mix of fantastic imagery and bizarre observation leaves the audience breathless
"Have You Heard The One?"
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.
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"
You'll already know Greg Davies as Mr Gilbert, the psychotic Head of Sixth Form in 'The In-betweeners' (Channel 4) and 'The In-betweeners Movie', and as the most out-of-shape member of 'We Are Klang' (BBC Three).'Firing Cheeseballs at a Dog' is Greg's hotly anticipated debut stand-up show. A critically lauded sell-out smash hit at the Edinburgh festival where it picked up a prestigious nomination for the Foster's Comedy Award (formerly the Perrier) followed by a 100+ date, twice extended national tour.
"A very funny guy"
Following the huge success of his sell-out 100-date UK stand-up tour, Dara O'Briain Live at the Theatre Royal marks the explosive finale to the run. Recorded in front of 2500 fans at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, this show has Dara at the very top of his game, musing on subjects as diverse as driving tests, baguettes, and the Milky Bar Kid.
"Great for attention seekers!"
Ricky Gervais is uniquely placed to apply his prodigious comedic talents to the world of celebrity. In this special filmed at London's Hammersmith Apollo, Ricky delivers hilarious and insightful observations on the nature of fame, and in the process displays his talent as Britain's foremost comedian to the fullest extent yet.
"Alone but just as funny!"
The record-breaking Lee Evans XL Tour 2005 marks Lee's sensational return to stand-up with some of the strongest and most hilarious routines he's ever written.
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.
"Amazing show by Jon Richardson"
Enjoy Bob's genius as a writer, stand-up comedian, chat-show host, and compere as he looks back on a lifetime of laughs in a selecton from his most famous radio and television shows.
"Rolling around laughing"
He's Big, he's Beefy, it's the funny man from Cornwall! (must be the cream teas), JeThRo, will give you GIGANTIC belly laughs as he spurts forth his hilarious observations on life, for example... sheep chasing in Wales, and how lucky women are to sit down to pee when men have to aim at a moving target...that's daft that is! And there are stories to tell about JeThRo's friend, Denzil Penberthy, who gets very confused at the smallest things... what do you take to the Antiques Roadshow? and How do you get dogs muck off your shoe?
Pete Lee performing comedy about addiction, live at Venice Underground Comedy at Townhouse on March 19, 2014.
Nathan Brannon performing comedy about wife, live at Tacoma Comedy Club on March 12, 2015.
Jarrod Harris performing comedy about creditors, live at Go Bananas on June 16, 2012.
Zoltan Kaszas performing comedy about guns, live at Mad House Comedy Club on October 26, 2014.
Mike Cronin performing comedy about trying to get in shape, live at Laughing Derby at Comedy Caravan on June 24th, 2015.
Danny Ingle performing comedy about women passing gas, live at Rivercenter Comedy Club on December 27th, 2014.
Matt Ingebretson performing comedy about OKCupid, live at Stage Werx on February 8, 2014.
Collin Moulton performing comedy about waltz, live at Tacoma Comedy Club on August 8, 2014.
Andy Gold performing comedy about his father learning new phrases, live at Wiseguys Comedy Club - West Valley on May 23, 2014.
Drew Barth performing comedy about appearance, live at Tacoma Comedy Club on November 14, 2014.
Ron Babcock met some inspiring women at his friend's graduation. Recorded live at Stage Werx on February 8, 2014.
Evan Carter performing comedy on living with a bunch of college kids for the summer, live at Absolute Comedy on March 25th, 2015.