British Humour

May’s Brexit speech stirs discontent among the rebels of Rochester

The Kent constituency that gave Ukip its second MP in 2014 reacted to the prime minister’s speech in Florence with suspicion and derision<p>Political upheavals have erupted at such regular intervals in recent times that it is easy to forget that, just three years ago, the picturesque Kent town of …

Brexit

Simon Amstell review – perky, pained, anxious, ironic, wise – and funny

Leicester Square theatre, London From his long process, after coming out, of self-acceptance to his newfound romantic happiness, this is classic, neurotic, angst-ridden Amstell<p>If there were any doubts that romantic bliss might have dulled Simon Amstell’s neurotic edge, they’re allayed in the …

Culture

Does Trump just talk funny or did he really know not know his wife was next to him?

Opinion was split this week whether Donald Trump was just a bit stupid or totally insane.<p>Here’s the clip that got people talking. Watch it and let us …

Donald Trump

JK Rowling's takes down Donald Trump - our top burns

JK Rowling has been busy putting Donald Trump to rights again, this time in spectacular style shared by more than 20,000 people on …

J K Rowling

Soldier hopeful given a year to live is fighting cancer with laughter after becoming a stand-up comic

It should have been the day Gareth Dunn’s dream of being an Army officer started to come true.<p>But instead of beginning ­training at Sandhurst Academy …

Cancer

'Nice to see Google takes cow privacy seriously'

nice to see google takes cow privacy seriously pic.twitter.com/qyZTQqBZF2<p>— gharieth 🎈 (@virtualcry) September 22, 2017<p>Cows can be identified by …

English Defence League march mocked as 'queue for Argos' after 2 people turn up

Finally, some good news. An English Defence League organised a march in Chelmsford, Essex but had to call it off after two people turned up.<p>The …

Donald Trump on American footballers and Donald Trump on white supremacists

Here’s what Donald Trump had to say about American footballers who kneel during the national anthem as part of a campaign to begin a debate about …

Donald Trump

How weird does a celebrity have to be before we stop watching their films?

All celebrities are a bit weird, so when one is known for being Weird Even For A Celebrity, you know they are probably crossing over to ‘actually quite scary’<p>Of the many deeply uncool things I am obsessed with – The Golden Girls, the oeuvre of Roxette, Princess Anne’s hair – the uncoolest is also …

Film (UK)

Watch: Top Aussie comic in hilarious ride-along with West Midlands Police officers

Top Aussie comedian Jim Jeffries came face-to-face with suspected criminals after taking a ride with Birmingham coppers to find out what it was like …

West Midlands Police

Kathy Griffin: 'Trump went for me because I was an easy target'

After baiting celebrities for years, the standup nearly lost her career over her ‘Trump head’ photo. Here, she explains why she’s sorry about saying sorry<p>“KATHY GRIFFIN BEHEADS PRESIDENT TRUMP”. So shrieked the headline to a story posted on scurrilous gossip site TMZ on 30 May of this year. …

Culture

7 famous comedians who said political correctness is killing comedy

Is “politically correct” culture killing comedy?<p>Veteran comedian Mel Brooks said, yes, that’s exactly what’s happening. In an interview with BBC …

John Cleese

Michelin-starred restaurant posts hilarious response to bloggers looking for free meal

There’s no such thing as a free lunch, especially if you are a cheeky food blogger looking for a freebie at this Michelin-starred restaurant in …

News (Ireland)

Friend with wife, children and six-figure job thinks he’s better than you

<b>A FRIEND who has a stable marriage, two happy children, a fulfilling high-earning career, a big house and an expensive car believes it makes him</b> …

If Sitcoms Used Ricky Gervais for their Laugh Track

The whole idea of sitcom laugh tracks make us cringe. Do we really need to be told when something is funny? Regardless, hit TV shows continue to do …

Ricky Gervais

Working With Judi Dench Is Like Working With the Queen Herself

From the beginning of writing his “Victoria and Abdul,” his feature film follow-up to 2011’s “War Horse,” Lee Hall had Dame Judi Dench in mind for …

Judi Dench

This is what the Daily Mail regards as 'politically correct'

Imagine being hated so much that a national newspaper can call a memorial to people like you who were executed "a PC stunt" without impunity …

However she scored in her exam, this student will go far. Very far

What college actually is like pic.twitter.com/xlRTEfxyR6<p>— Maddie Gibson (@maddyfgibson) September 20, 2017<p>Genius. And 10/10 to the teacher for …

Education

Frankie Boyle on Theresa May: ‘She merely persists, like an electoral skidmark’

Frankie Boyle’s been at it again, on Theresa May, Boris Johnson, Jacob Rees-Mogg and the rest of the so-called governing party.Here’s a few more of …

Jacob Rees-Mogg

Keep your eye on the chairs

Wow, freaky. pic.twitter.com/hozW3kKYrN— Captain Kidd (@kidd_kong78) September 22, 2017Goodnight!You're a prick— gen (@GenevieveD_) September 22, …

Chris from Eggheads being voted off Weakest Link is everything you’d hope for

Chris Hughes from Eggheads was the weakest link but was he taking it lying down? Hell no.Chris from Eggheads's reaction to being voted off the …

Unforgettable proof that rolling over in battle is both practical and effective

We don’t really know what this is – and some of those outfits are verging on the alarming – but this is simply glorious.<p>This proves that rolling is …

This spoof horror trailer is the Wes Anderson film we really want to see

Wes Anderson has got a new film coming out, but the one we really want to see is this.<p>this fake Wes Anderson horror movie trailer from SNL is one of …

Wes Anderson

24 jokes that are "so bad that they are good"

Over on Redddit <i>skip_lv23</i> is asking “What’s a joke so bad it’s good?” says over on <i>Reddit</i>.<p>Us personally? Well, “What’s grey and comes in pints. An …

Sacha Baron Cohen and Gordon Ramsay's evil genius offspring: why Nathan For You is the greatest TV prank show ever made

The opening of a new Starbucks in any major city, but especially Los Angeles, a locale whose denizens have caffeine pumping through their veins, is not an event that generally merits much attention. But in February 2014, when a coffee shop known as Dumb Starbucks opened for business next door to a …

Sacha Baron Cohen

The Crystal Maze's Master Richard Ayoade just can't handle this week's cheerleader team

But could they cheer their way to the Crystal Dome anyway?<p>Richard Ayoade encountered his worst fear head-on in Friday's (September 22) edition of <i>The</i> …

The Russell Howard Hour review: from puppyish stand-up to spiky satire

“Did you see the bomb from the Parsons Green Tube train? ISIS called it The Mother Of Satan. It was made out of a bucket, some Christmas lights and a Lidl bag! That’s not The Mother Of Satan, that’s a really shit Secret Santa. It looked like someone had a nightmare on the Bake Off. The media were …

Comedy

Late-night on Russia probe: 'Get a man who wants you as bad as Mueller wants Manafort'

Comics, including Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel and Trevor Noah, addressed the Russia investigation and the GOP’s latest attempt to replace Obamacare<p>Late-night hosts on Thursday addressed Robert Mueller’s escalating probe into Trump campaign ties to Russia and the GOP’s proposed legislation to …

Culture

Slough named as the 'best place' to work and live

<b>Slough has come out on top of a survey of the 25 best towns and cities to live and work in, beating Manchester and Cambridge in the top three.</b><p>It is hailed as a "prime spot" for jobs, cost of living and worker satisfaction in research by jobs site Glassdoor.<p>Head offices for brands including Mars and …

Ricky Gervais

David Walliams 'thrilled' with latest venture - find out what it is

The British comedian has sold over 20 million children's books<p>September 22, 2017 - 11:44 BST<p><b>David Walliams</b> has revealed some exciting news! The …

Books