Larry Charles’ Dangerous World of Comedy: First trailer

New Netflix series

Netflix has released the first trailer for Larry Charles’ Dangerous World of Comedy,

In the four-part series the filmmaker travels to the likes of Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Nigeria to Somalia to those risking their lives to make people laugh.

David – best known known for his collaborations with Larry David and Sacha Baron Cohen – said: '‘Comedy is a tool of rebuilding, as an instrument of healing and as a weapon of truth.'

The show will be released next Friday, February 15.

Published: 6 Feb 2019

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