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 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"
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.
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!
"In a class of his own"
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.
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"
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"
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."
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.
"Learn through laughter"
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!"
Frank Skinner made his television debut in 1988. After five minutes of stand-up which had the studio audience in fits, the station received 131 calls from outraged viewers including a cabinet minister and the head of a major airline. Frank never looked back. Here he is, live and uncensored, performing the act that won him the 1991 Perrier Award for Comedy.
"Frank Skinner The Standup Collection"
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"
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 ****"
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.
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"
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?"
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"
The Distinguished Minecraft Humor Compendium is a collection of the 42 silliest and funniest gruesome and entertaining jokes you will find anywhere in the Minecraft universe. Whether you are in the classroom sharing with your friends or just want to see a loved one enjoy some good laughs, this concise collection of Minecraft jokes, mined from the outskirts of the universe, is the perfect companion to the game.
WorkLaughs is full of hilarious and witty anecdotes about making a living. These selections are from comedians and notable personalities including Milton Berle, Paula Poundstone, and Jerry Seinfeld. Also included are sections from lesser-known colleagues of the daily grind.
Andrew Sleighter performing comedy about the cost of food, live at Mad House Comedy Club on September 13, 2014.
Gabe Kea performing comedy about a car accident, live at Skyline Comedy Cafe on April 21, 2012.
Assumed racism of the Midwest bothers Ryan Singer, but it's worse when he actually sees it. Performed for his album, How to Get High Without Drugs, recorded at Go Bananas Comedy Club in Cincinnati, Ohio in 2009.
Robert Buscemi performing comedy on a host of topics live at Wheeler Opera House on May 30, 2008.
Vince Morris performing comedy about a friend's visit to Los Angeles, live at Go Bananas on February 5, 2011.
Mary Mack performing comedy about taxidermy, live at Crackers Comedy Club on February 22, 2014.
Nick Griffin performing comedy about vampires, live at Laff Spot on April 16, 2011.
Drew Frees has a funny laundry story. Recorded live at Comedy Bar Chicago on June 28, 2014.
Rob fantasizes about the future of automobiles, live at Laughing Skull Lounge.
Dwayne Perkins performing comedy about computers, live at Skyline Comedy Cafe on September 15, 2012.
Brian Kohatsu went to a disappointing concert. Recorded live at the Scottsdale Comedy Spot Comedy Club on June 15, 2014.
Andy Woodhull performing comedy about Redwood Forest, live at Go Bananas on September 8, 2012.
Andrew Sleighter performing comedy about being poor, live at Mad House Comedy Club on September 13, 2014.
Shane Mauss starts some stuff with the wrong woman. Rookie mistake, Shane. Recorded live at Laugh Boston.
Dana Gould performing comedy about fears, live at Josh and Josh Show on March 20, 2014.
Dean Oleson performing comedy about spiders, live at Tacoma Comedy Club on November 30, 2013.
Craig Fay performing comedy about his college degree, live at Absolute Comedy on May 22, 2014.
Rob Haze performing comedy about license plate, live at Laughing Skull Lounge on November 14, 2014.