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.
Fri 05 August 2016
'I felt like someone had slammed my head in a fridge'
Andrew Hunter Murray on his comedy favourites
05/08/2016 … Rik Mayall: Bottom At the age of ten, I asked my father what Bottom was about and he said 'Oh, just these two… saddos.
Thu 04 August 2016
Mrs Doubtfire's basically me, but with bigger tits
Jess Robinson chooses her comedy favourites
04/08/2016 … Mrs Doubtfire My mum took me to see Mrs Doubtfire at the cinema when I was ten.
Wed 03 August 2016
Sex, piss and chainsaws..
James Loveridge chooses his Perfect Playlist
03/08/2016 … SpacedIt was difficult to decided between this and Shaun Of The Dead (and I almost picked both) but Spaced edged it by pure virtue of being the precursor and because of the 'Art' episode.
Tue 02 August 2016
I've been shocked at the snobbery about Peter Kay
Daphne's George Fouracres chooses his comedy favourites
02/08/2016 … Dangerous indeed to ask me to do summat like this.
Mon 01 August 2016
'Comedy rap' normally sends a shiver down the spine
Tom Neenan chooses his comedy favourites
01/08/2016 … Kate McKinnonI like to consider myself as a bit of a Kate McKinnon hipster.
Mon 25 July 2016
'She made me realise how powerful women could be in comedy'
Felicity Montagu chooses her Perfect Playlist
25/07/2016 … Felicity Montagu, probably best known as Alan Partridge’s put-upon personal assistant Lynn, stars in the new Radio 4 comedy Guilt Trip this week.
Fri 03 June 2016
Self-deprecation, hubris and mental illness...
Steve Rannazzisi chooses his comedy favourites
03/06/2016 … Howard SternThe self-proclaimed 'King of all media' is just that in America.
Tue 03 May 2016
'Ed Byrne made me up my comedy game'
Belgian comic Lieven Scheire chooses his comedy favourites
03/05/2016 … Thank You God - Tim Minchin I think we all know those moments where a friend shows you a clip he likes on YouTube, or sends you a link, and you find yourself clicking on more and more videos of the same comedian for the rest of the evening.