13/04/2017 … Divided We Stand: Steptoe and SonThis is a quite brilliant episode.
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 13 April 2017
Tue 04 April 2017
04/04/2017 … My new Radio 4 show Tom Parry's Fancy Dressed Life is a heady combo of stand-up and sitcom that is basically a year in the life of a bloke called Tom told through…
Mon 13 March 2017
13/03/2017 … Hooray for Chortle – allowing me wax nostalgic all over their cutting-edge comedy website.
Fri 03 March 2017
03/03/2017 … What a treat for me to sieve through my wonderful mind and point an accusatory finger at other comedians – all much more famous than I – who may be part responsible…
Tue 17 January 2017
17/01/2017 … Thank you for allowing me to write about things I like! The first three are friends of mine who I think are doing some of the most consistent and delightful stuff…
Tue 03 January 2017
03/01/2017 … As his new show, Revolting, starts on BBC Two, Jolyon Rubinstein chooses his comedy favourites.
Mon 07 November 2016
07/11/2016 … Laurel and HardyWhere to start, where to start? I think my first memory of comedy was watching old silent films with my dad on his Super 8 projector.
Thu 27 October 2016
27/10/2016 … The CastleThis Australian movie looks pretty low budget – but it's one of the funniest films I've ever seen.