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.
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"
The award-winning podcast Tell 'Em Steve Dave brings you four of the most righteous, grooviest tales of the flyest, dopest baadasssss albino bruthah that ever was and ever will be! From the creators of the Audible best-selling Fair-re-re Tale Theater, join us on an adventure through time and space.
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: 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"
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.
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."
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.
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!
"He has been better"
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"
Jean Paul Sartre said, 'Hell is other people'. But, as Satan will tell you, Hell is actually a fiery, unendingly cruel domain where Oliver Reed can never quite catch the barman's eye and Yves St Laurent is forced to wear a donkey jacket. But Hell is about to become more hellish for Satan himself (Andy Hamilton). Not only is the historian Edith Barrington (Annette Crosbie) taking for ever to write his biography, An Angel Misunderstood, but everything is thrown into confusion when a dog turns up.
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!"
Recorded Live at Wembley, Michael McIntyre is back with his second arena tour which is sure to leave you in stitches!
Julie Walters, Alan Rickman, Dora Bryan, Jim Broadbent and Celia Imrie, Hugh Lloyd, and many more join Victoria Wood in this positively bloated bumper collection oozing with songs, sketches, and monologues.
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..."
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 ****"
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!
Recorded live at The Lowry, the spectacular waterfront theatre in Salford Quays, Reginald D. Hunter. In the Midst of Crackers showcases his unique, unpredictable and bound-pushing stand-up, making it clear that he has firmly cemented himself as one of the UK comedy industry's best. As frank, honest and cutting-edge as ever, Reginald D. Hunter tackles subjects only the bravest of comedians will touch, so prepare yourself for a feast of shockingly controversial, yet searingly honest and brilliantly intelligent stand-up.
"Funny but not as good as last time"
With 12 years on the comedy circuit under his belt, the award-winning Sean Lock is here loud and proud with Sean Lock Live. Recorded live on tour at the Warwick Arts Centre, you can be guaranteed Sean's hilariously surreal imagery and insightful observations on the human condition.
Here is the award winning, surprisingly angry, but slightly reluctant comedian in his third solo show, all about his little tantrums and snatches of dinner party conversation.
"Laugh Out Loud"
It is a collection of jokes and stories. These jokes can be listened to and/or played to people who live with, work with, or love others. The material is helpful to mind and body. It is funny, tasteful, and likely to make most people laugh out loud.
In July 2003, the International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, invited members to discover the many talents of a person who became an icon in animation and inspired an entire generation of voice actors: Daws Butler.
Hundreds of clean jokes for you, your family, and your kids.