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.
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.
Fri 19 August 2016
I flew from Australia to New York just to watch Patrice O’Neal
Nick Cody picks his Perfect Playlist
19/08/2016 … Louis CK: Chewed UpArguably the greatest stand-up of the last decade, Louis CK delivered a brilliant hour of stand-up in Chewed Up, his third special.
Thu 18 August 2016
Jason Manford made me realise anyone could do comedy
Adam Rowe picks his Perfect Playlist
18/08/2016 … Richard PryorHe was the first comedian I ever saw.
Wed 17 August 2016
Mr Bean is doing better than me. That's depressing
Amee Smith picks her comedy favourites
17/08/2016 … Drop Dead FredI remember watching Drop Dead Fred and falling in love with grown-ups being silly and not caring who sees.
Tue 16 August 2016
'A masterclass in making screwball comedy'
Jake Yapp picks his Perfect Playlist
16/08/2016 … What’s Up, Doc?What’s Up, Doc? is, I think, an almost perfect film.
Mon 15 August 2016
Sometimes you just need to see a fat guy fall down a hill
Darren Connell picks his comedy favourites
15/08/2016 … Bill BurrBill Burr is my favourite comedian of all time right now, I genuinely get excited about watching him and haven't felt like that about a comedian in a long time.
Sun 14 August 2016
Playful, saucy and upbeat
Mark Dolan chooses his comedy favourites
14/08/2016 … Dave AllenDave Allen had the persona of the Irish uncle you always wished you had.