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.
Thu 12 November 2015
'He's my Beatles - all four'
Margaret Cho chooses her comedy favourites
12/11/2015 … Tig Notaro - Little Titties I laugh at this randomly every day.
Mon 19 October 2015
'When I tried this, I got pushed out of a window'
Spencer Jones, aka The Herbert, shares his comedy favourites
19/10/2015 … CCTV ComedyThere's something funny about something solid meeting something else solid.
Tue 13 October 2015
Full of pain, anger and desperation... Skin-ner!
Kieran Hodgson chooses his comedy favourites
13/10/2015 … Eddie Izzard on World War TwoThis was the first stand-up show I ever saw.
Wed 30 September 2015
'Her writing is like music'
As The Job Lot returns, Jo Enright chooses her Perfect Playlist
30/09/2015 … Robin Williams Live At The MetWhen I first started doing stand up I watched Robin Williams Live At The Met over and over.
Mon 28 September 2015
We’re just a bunch of self-centred show-offs
Justin Moorhouse chooses his Perfect Playlist
28/09/2015 … Les Dawson: FeelingsMy absolute comedy hero and pretty much the most impressive person I've ever some across.
Tue 22 September 2015
'I wish I had written this...'
John Finnemore chooses his Perfect Playlist
22/09/2015 … I found 'any comedy ever made in any form' a very slightly dauntingly large field, so, as I am writing a sketch show at the moment, I decided just to pick sketches.
Fri 28 August 2015
'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
26/08/2015 … Demetri Martin on RoveWhenever I meet someone who says something like, 'I don’t really find stand-up comedy funny.