The BBC’s Alan Partridge Documentary Sounds Serious

Ahead of 2018's new series of Partridge, the BBC is producing a documentary looking at the creation and ongoing success of the character, in a film that looks like it's going to be... serious. Read More >>

Bodger And Badger Star Andy Cunningham Has Died Aged 67

Andy Cunningham, creator, writer and human half of Bodger and Badger has died aged 67, it has been confirmed. The star had been sick with cancer for some time, his sister told PA. Read More >>

Learn The Secret Language Of Comedy Writers With This Handy Glossary

When we're absent-mindedly watching Peep Show repeats with a pizza on a Friday night (hello weekend plans), we don't tend to think much about how comedy writers write their comedy. But an ongoing guide from Emmy-winning scriptwriter Andy Riley – he of the suicidal bunnies, as well as writing for Veep, Black Books and loads more – has made us slightly obsessed with the niche language of the comedy writing room. Read More >>

Brexit Is More Divisive Than Religion, Says Comedian

It's an experience many of us have had in the comments underneath our Facebook posts: comedians delivering the same material on Brexit are finding they get wildly different responses depending on where the audience is from. Read More >>

10 of the Funniest Film Scenes of All Time

When I watch a funny film scene, I laugh. Sometimes really hard. Sometimes I might even remember the lines in a quiet moment of the day and chuckle to myself. But I’ll never think about those scenes as much as the folks from CineFix do. They dug really deep into the different methods films use to make us laugh and ranked what they think are the 10 funniest movie moments of all time. Read More >>

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Finally London Has a Pokémon-Themed Stand-Up Comedy Night

A Rapidash walks into a bar. "Why the long face?", asks the barman. Read More >>

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Watch Shoppers Freak Out at Talking Food Prank

Seth Rogen’s new animated film, Sausage Party, features supermarkets filled with produce that not only talk, but also have feelings—about being eaten alive. Read More >>

Where to Watch The Thick of It Online

Today was so much more than just Ed Balls Day. When former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone decided to sack off his gardening duties this morning, not even he could have known how much shit he was about to stir up. Read More >>

Cool it With the Dead People Holograms Already

Dead 1970s comedians Andy Kaufman and Redd Foxx are going on tour this year. This is NOT a classic Weekend at Bernie’s scenario. Kaufman and Foxx are touring in hologram format. Read More >>

Sped Up YouTube Videos + the Benny Hill Theme = One Amazing Website

If you’re doing anything slightly important, or hope to get any more work done today at all, you’ll want to close this tab immediately. The rest of us, however, will spend the next few hours watching our favourite YouTube videos with the Benny Hill chase music as the soundtrack. Read More >>

How Google’s Directions Would Work If They Were Coded By Your Dad

Google’s directions are usually pretty good — but what if they had a bit of, um, personality injected to them? This Above Average comedy sketch imagines what they’d be like if your dad had helped code the algorithms. Read More >>

Mobile Phone Joke Voted Funniest of the Edinburgh Fringe

A one-liner from comedian Darren Walsh has been voted the best joke of the month-long Edinburgh Fringe festival, in a competition organised by the TV channel Dave. Read More >>

Global Ideas Drought Could See ‘Brittas Empire’ Return to TV

Chris Barrie, star of popular comedy series Red Dwarf, has hinted that one of his other creations might soon return to our comedically-challenged TV screens, with a script for a return of The Brittas Empire currently being worked on by BBC contractors. Read More >>