Hey, hey, it's the infinite monkeys... | The best of the week's comedy on demand

Hey, hey, it's the infinite monkeys...

The best of the week's comedy on demand

The week's best comedy on demand.

The Infinite Monkey Cage

Radio 4's comedy-science show goes visual for the 100th episode, with the broadcast recorded for this iPlayer exclusive. Hosts Robin Ince and Professor Brian Cox are joined by... well, lots of people, including Brian Blessed, Eric Idle, Shappi Khorsandi, Dave Gorman, Andy Hamilton as well as leading lights from science and religion. Watch here.

Live From The BBC

This week's stand-up special comes from Suzi Ruffell, talking about her working-class roots and how she's ended up middle-class. Watch here.

And here's a teaser

Jim Jefferies: This Is Me Now

The dirty comic turned unlikely social commentator releases his second Netflix special, reflecting on how he got famous without having the money to match – a situation surely remedied now he has a Comedy Central show – and finding himself a single parent to a four-year-old son whom he accidentally gives food poisoning, played out in visceral detail in one of he best routines of the show. Another describes when Mariah Carey somehow booked him to entertain her husband, Australian billionaire James Packer, at his birthday dinner. We’ve all been there. The show was recorded at the Eventim Apollo last year – read our review of he gig here and if you’re a Netflix subscriber, watch the show here.

Somehow Related

This podcast from down under features comics Glenn Robbins – who you might remember as Kel Knight from Kath & Kim – and Dave O'Neil sitting around and chatting… like so many more. But they eventually get to the point, trying to figure out how two apparently disparate topics are related. In the latest episode they tried to link James Woods to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Listen here.

Published: 14 Jul 2018

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