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.
Sat 27 August 2016
Nothing better than seeing the straight man lose it
Clare Plested chooses her Perfect Playlist
27/08/2016 … Choosing this list was harder than choosing my daughter’s name.
Fri 26 August 2016
'As close to comedy perfection as you can get'
Goodbear pick their Perfect Playlist
26/08/2016 … Joe Barnes and Henry Perryment choose their comedy favourites The Royle FamilyJoe: Despite the action in this sitcom rarely ever venturing beyond the front room, Caroline Aherne and Craig Cash have a created a whole world of characters so beautifully drawn, you feel like you know everything about them.
Thu 25 August 2016
Louis CK makes me want to be a better comedian
Best newcomer nominee Nath Valvo picks his Perfect Playlist
25/08/2016 … Seinfeld Oh god.
Wed 24 August 2016
'Like Itchy and Scratchy on meths'
Brennan Reece picks his Perfect Playlist
24/08/2016 … Dave Allen: Telling The TimeIn my opinion, one of the best stand-ups of all time.
Tue 23 August 2016
'Tony Law blew my mind'
Jonny Pelham chooses his comedy favourites
23/08/2016 … Tony Law The first time I saw Tony Law it absolutely blew my mind.
Mon 22 August 2016
'A clusterfuck of chaos'
American comic Liz Miele chooses her Perfect Playlist
22/08/2016 … Blazing SaddlesA film that satirises racism while spoofing old Westerns.
Sun 21 August 2016
I miss those twerps...
Jimmy McGhie picks his Perfect Playlist
21/08/2016 … Given that I am now about the 8,000th comedian to select a Perfect Playlist it's quite hard to find anything surprising or unsung to tell you about.
Sat 20 August 2016
Michael McIntyre destroyed me... and I loved it
Naz Osmanoglu picks his Perfect Playlist
20/08/2016 … Monty Python I first heard of Python at a barbecue in Dubai when family friend John boozily sang the Philosopher’s song at me when I was 11.