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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.

Thu 19 February 2015

'I really do laugh a lot at people getting twatted' | Sarah Kendall chooses her Perfect Playlist

'I really do laugh a lot at people getting twatted'

Sarah Kendall chooses her Perfect Playlist

19/02/2015 … I had such a good time putting this list together.

Wed 18 February 2015

That's how I like my comedy: mild-hearted | Liam Williams chooses his Perfect Playlist

That's how I like my comedy: mild-hearted

Liam Williams chooses his Perfect Playlist

18/02/2015 … Why Bother?Chris Morris compared these improvised interviews he did with Peter Cook to playing chess: '[Other improvised projects] were about trying to establish a character within a situation, and Peter Cook was really doing "knight's move" and "double knight's move" thinking to construct jokes or ridiculous scenes flipping back on themselves, and it was amazing.

Tue 17 February 2015

Funny... and profoundly annoying | Phil Mann from BattleActs chooses his Perfect Playlist

Funny... and profoundly annoying

Phil Mann from BattleActs chooses his Perfect Playlist

17/02/2015 … Paul Foot: Shire HorsesEvery single thing he says is so completely detached from reality as to not even be within the realms of plausibility.

Fri 06 February 2015

Danny from The Voice... a great character comic? | Cariad Lloyd chooses her comedy favourites

Danny from The Voice... a great character comic?

Cariad Lloyd chooses her comedy favourites

06/02/2015 … Here’s a great list I completed recently:Send a card to Jessie Write a great list Stop being paranoid about Google Shave toes Conquer fear of stop-motion animationIt’s a great list but it’s pretty personal, so here’s another great list that you might get more out of, I don’t know you might have read Noam Chomsky or seen a skydive so you might not be easily impressed.

Mon 26 January 2015

Pedantic, creepy and sweaty... I love him! | Fin Taylor chooses his comedy favourites

Pedantic, creepy and sweaty... I love him!

Fin Taylor chooses his comedy favourites

26/01/2015 … I've tried to choose particular routines that people may not be aware of, or praise particular sitcom characters that are more unsung heroes.

Mon 05 January 2015

Comedy that makes you you laugh and think and feel | Sketch trio Beasts choose their comedy favourites

Comedy that makes you you laugh and think and feel

Sketch trio Beasts choose their comedy favourites

05/01/2015 … Owen Roberts's picks…Big Train: GymnasticsIt's a clichéd thing to say, but when Big Train first came on television it was the programme you simply had to watch because everyone would be talking about it the next day at school.

Tue 09 December 2014

'Somewhere between mesmerising and creepy' | Matthew Highton chooses his Perfect Playlist

'Somewhere between mesmerising and creepy'

Matthew Highton chooses his Perfect Playlist

09/12/2014 … A few years ago a crime syndicate broke into my flat an injected me with a rare drug that means I have to laugh every four hours or die.

Fri 28 November 2014

They laugh and laugh.. and then they laugh some more | Phil Kay chooses his Perfect Playlist

They laugh and laugh.. and then they laugh some more

Phil Kay chooses his Perfect Playlist

28/11/2014 … I'm only choosing one clip for my perfect playlist and it's Laurel and Hardy.