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.
Sun 24 May 2015
Only a genius could make you side with the terrorists
Nazeem Hussain chooses his Perfect Playlist
24/05/2015 … Four LionsWhen I first watched this film, I was convinced it was written by a Muslim, because the main characters were so unbelievably true to life, and I was certain the characters were based on people I've met at community functions throughout my life.
Tue 05 May 2015
I picked it because he's drawn a beard on...
Ed Gamble chooses his Perfect Playlist
05/05/2015 … Preacher (Comic Book)This is my favourite comic book of all time.
Fri 24 April 2015
'One of the smartest, most relevant, comedy shows on TV'
David Elms chooses his Perfect Playlist
24/04/2015 … This was really hard.
Sat 18 April 2015
'Testament to the magic of television'
Dave Hill chooses his Perfect Playlist
18/04/2015 … Greetings from Norway, where I am extremely jetlagged and also smell of fish, albeit for two mostly different reasons.
Mon 16 March 2015
The funniest women on the planet...
Tom Stade picks his Perfect Playlist
16/03/2015 … OK, as I sit here smoking my e-cigarette, it hit me that all these debates are going on in this comedy climate and I think they're nonsense – funny is funny.
Tue 10 March 2015
From Charlie Chaplin to, erm, Noel Edmonds
Lloyd Langford chooses his comedy favourites
10/03/2015 … Hello there.
Tue 03 March 2015
It's honest and melancholy and soppy... how beautiful
Ellie Taylor chooses her Perfect Playlist
03/03/2015 … David Brent dance I remember sitting in university halls with my friend Dan with a good old VHS of The Office, rewinding and rewinding this bit and just dying with laughter.
Mon 02 March 2015
I swear on stage because of Lenny Bruce...
Mark Little chooses his Perfect Playlist
02/03/2015 … To be true to this exercise I am going to go back to 1979 when I did my first solo performance and seriously consider who were my masters – the guys who set me on a path as a comedy artist.