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The week's comedy on demand

The week's best comedy on demand...

Funny From the Fringe

Catherine Bohart presents this Radio 4 Extra magazine-style show from Edinburgh. Sarah Kendall and Goodbear appear as Stephen Buchanan has a picnic with Ken Cheng and Janine Harouni. Listen here.

Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready

In the new Netflix series, Tiffany Haddish gives a leg-up to six diverse comedians – no white dudes, basically – who she thinks deserves the spotlight of their own 30-minute special. It features Flame Monroe, Marlo Williams, April Macie, Aida Rodriguez, Tracey Ashley, and Chaunté Wayans. Haddish – all of whom she knew from the comedy circuit. Watch here<.a>

Kevin Bridges: The Brand New Tour

Closer to home, the Scottish comic's stand-up special in which he talks about social media, anxiety and religion. aired on BBC One last night. It means it's now available on iPlayer for the next month.

The House

This 2017 movie comedy, starring Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler, has landed on Amazon Prime. The pair play a couple who lose their daughter’s college fund, they try to earn it back by starting an illegal casino in the basement of their friend's house. It only good a lukewarm critical reaction, but you can watch here. Here's a trailer:

Published: 18 Aug 2019

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Today's comedy-on demand picks

NICK HELM: ALL KILLER SOME FILLER

This is the show that celebrated the launch of Nick Helm's album in 2016, and has previously been unseen by anyone who was not in the O2 Forum Kentish Town that night.

With typical hyperbole, the show is described thusly: 'Under-rehearsed, under-prepared and under pressure, Nick and his band somehow managed to pull together the greatest show in the last 27 years of living memory. That show went down as a thing of legend, often spoken about by weary travellers around campfires, but thought to have been lost to the sands of time forever.'

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... including Al Murray headlining a Just For Tonic gig and the launch of Free Festival's virtual comedy programming.

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