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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.

Fri 28 August 2015

'I wish Put A Dick In Her Ear was a real song...' | Baba Brinkman chooses his comedy favourties

'I wish Put A Dick In Her Ear was a real song...'

Baba Brinkman chooses his comedy favourties

28/08/2015 … Jon Stewart's political ju-jitsuThe best comedy skewers hypocrisy mercilessly and no one is better at turning up the heat on hypocrisy mongers at Fox News than Jon Stewart.

Wed 26 August 2015

'What YouTube was invented for...' | Luke Toulson chooses his Perfect Playlist

'What YouTube was invented for...'

Luke Toulson chooses his Perfect Playlist

26/08/2015 … Demetri Martin on RoveWhenever I meet someone who says something like, 'I don’t really find stand-up comedy funny.

Tue 25 August 2015

'I didn't realise stand-up could be so emotional' | Tom Toal chooses his Perfect Playlist

'I didn't realise stand-up could be so emotional'

Tom Toal chooses his Perfect Playlist

25/08/2015 … Russ Abbott My mum went back to work once me and my brothers were in school we used to go round my Grandad’s a couple of times a week, he had two VHSes which we used to watch religiously.

Mon 24 August 2015

'The emergence of true, unvarnished talent' | Charles Booth chooses his comedy favourites
© Steve Ullathorne
© Steve Ullathorne

'The emergence of true, unvarnished talent'

Charles Booth chooses his comedy favourites

24/08/2015 … Monty Python and The Holy GrailThere are comedy films that I have grown to love more - Addams Family, Birdcage, Spinal Tap - and there is a better Python film in Life of Brian, but Holy Grail represents a moment of awakening for me.

Sun 23 August 2015

'The greatest TV show ever made' | John Osborne chooses his comedy favourites

'The greatest TV show ever made'

John Osborne chooses his comedy favourites

23/08/2015 … Early DoorsI watched the first series of Early Doors with my housemates at university and it was our favourite show.

Sat 22 August 2015

Great Danes | Sofie Hagen chooses her comedy favourites from her homeland

Great Danes

Sofie Hagen chooses her comedy favourites from her homeland

22/08/2015 … Understanding Danish humour can be difficult - at least, that is what Danish people would like to think.

Fri 21 August 2015

The energy, the sweat, the adrenalin... | Steve Hall chooses his Perfect Playlist

The energy, the sweat, the adrenalin...

Steve Hall chooses his Perfect Playlist

21/08/2015 … As is becoming something of a Perfect Playlist mantra, there's loads of things I love that have already been covered - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Norm MacDonald, etc.

Thu 20 August 2015

Proof that kids are better than adults.. | Yve Blake chooses her Perfect Playlist

Proof that kids are better than adults..

Yve Blake chooses her Perfect Playlist

20/08/2015 … Flight of the Concords: Feel InsideI think my life splits into before I saw this and afterwards.