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.
2014 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 09 December 2014
Fri 28 November 2014
28/11/2014 … I'm only choosing one clip for my perfect playlist and it's Laurel and Hardy.
Thu 27 November 2014
27/11/2014 … I've tried to list these personal comedy heroes in the order I discovered them – comedy is very formative, after all, and also it makes it easier than trying to…
Wed 12 November 2014
12/11/2014 … For me it's hard to watch telly when I've got a mirror.
Wed 05 November 2014
05/11/2014 … I am a pure and simple man-behind-microphone stand-up comic, so here are some of my favourites at what I do.
Sun 02 November 2014
02/11/2014 … What are my favourite comedy influences? How about this current government? Ha ha.
Mon 27 October 2014
27/10/2014 … Mrs Merton: Debbie McGee This one probably doesn’t surprise anyone who’s aware of my ‘nan child’ past, she's a genius chat show host and completely timeless,…
Wed 15 October 2014
15/10/2014 … I’d first like to make it clear that Chris Morris, Reeves and Mortimer and Alan Partridge are OBVIOUSLY my comedy favourites but they’re everyone else’s as…