Recent Perfect Playlist
Here comedians choose half-a-dozen or so of their favourite comedy moments, illustrated with clips. Whether it's just the things that make them laugh or important influences on their careers, these selections reveal what makes their comedy brains tick.
Tue 29 July 2014
It is impossible to hear the Ying Tong Song and not feel utter joy
Zoe Lyons chooses her - and her dad's - comedy favourites
29/07/2014 … I have a lot to thank my father for, my pointy profile, my appreciation of the great outdoors but mostly my love of comedy.
Mon 28 July 2014
'Skilful, inventive and most of all hilarious'
Kevin Day chooses his comedy favourites
28/07/2014 … Laurel and HardyMy earliest memory is sitting on my Dad's knee, with snow falling outside, while he watched Laurel and Hardy trying to sell fish in Towed In A Hole.
Sun 13 July 2014
Like comedy was suddenly in colour...
The Mimic's Terry Mynott chooses his Perfect Playlist
13/07/2014 … Stir CrazyGene Wilder is a top favorite actor of mine, he's so effortlessly brilliant.
Tue 03 June 2014
'I had no idea comedy could elicit that kind of response'
Mae Martin chooses her comedy favourites
03/06/2014 … Kids In The HallWhen I was about 12 my Mum took me to see the Canadian sketch-troupe Kids In The Hall do a live reunion show in Toronto.
Thu 22 May 2014
'The greatest comic actor this country has ever had'
Ian Stone chooses his Perfect Playlist of comedy favourites
22/05/2014 … PorridgeStill my favourite sitcom.
Fri 14 March 2014
Edna, Sandra and drag queens were why I got into comedy
Pam Ann shares her favourite in-flight comedy clips
14/03/2014 … Growing up in Australia I was immersed in camp and drag so it makes sense that I was drawn to the gay community and never missed a Dame Edna performance.
Mon 03 March 2014
Selfish, narcissistic arseholes - but they're hilarious.
Miranda Hennessy chooses her Perfect Playlist
03/03/2014 … The Princess BrideI’m not a witch, I’m your wifeThe Princess Bride is my favourite film of all time.