British Humour

Drone-Focused Film Festival Flies Into Fargo (Video)

Move over, Cannes: a first-year film festival in Fargo, North Dakota that is part of an annual drone conference “aims to highlight the possibilities …

Sacha Baron Cohen

Drone Focus Film Festival Flies Into Fargo (Video)

Move over, Cannes: a first-year film festival in Fargo, North Dakota that is part of an annual drone conference “aims to highlight the possibilities …

Sacha Baron Cohen

Train passengers vow revenge on woman who asked them to move up a bit

<b>A WOMAN who asked fellow train passengers to ‘move up a bit’ has become the subject of intense, lifelong hatred by several complete strangers.</b><p>Jane …

Cannes 2017: Thoughts on a Political, Indie-Minded Festival

With the 2017 Cannes Film Festival concluded, a few thoughts on what we learned at the festival’s 70th anniversary edition:<p>Politics are never too far …

Sacha Baron Cohen

Man admits Pot Noodle is just awful but refuses to stop

<b>A MAN has confirmed that Pot Noodles are manky and he will not stop eating them.</b><p>Tom Booker told friends that he was more than aware of the …

Twitter Is Reeling From A Hilarious Jab at Trump Voters By Monty Python’s John Cleese

Actor and comedian John Cleese issued a hilariously scathing indictment of U.S. conservatism on Twitter, Friday, managing to zing President Donald …

John Cleese

Couple holding hands in the street really pissing everyone off

<b>A COUPLE enjoying a romantic stroll around the shops are taking up the entire fucking pavement, other pedestrians have confirmed.</b><p>Emma Bradshaw and …

Love

Victoria writer examines the power of theatre

Many of us have experienced unforgettable — even transformative — moments at the theatre. These can provide audiences with unexpected insight, even …

John Cleese

Aziz Ansari: ‘I try to write political material … then get tired of it’

Considering the comedian’s career-cementing anti-Trump monologue on Saturday Night Live, the new season of Master of None is less topical than expected. What is he scared of?<p>Aziz Ansari is just back from lunch. He went to a hip udon noodle place he found right round the corner from the Soho hotel …

Comedy

Idiot really chuffed with his sunburn

<b>AN idiot has proclaimed his sunburn to be some sort of achievement.</b><p>Martin Bishop, 25, went out in 28 degree heat with his shirt off and without any …

11 Books You Need to Read This Summer

"Summer reading" doesn't <i>have</i> to mean trashy magazines lazily consumed on a beach or in an airport, (no matter how appealing those summer bod tips may …

Eddie Izzard

Rowan Atkinson's house among RIBA award winners

Rowan Atkinson

Late-night TV takes on Trump's 'toxic culture of hostility towards the press'

Comics, including Seth Meyers and Stephen Colbert, speak about the assault on a Guardian reporter and the problems with the Republican healthcare plan<p>Late-night hosts discussed the recent attack on the Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs after he asked Greg Gianforte, a Republican running for Congress in …

Comedy

8 US remakes of British TV hits that (thankfully) never made it to air

No one wants a Yank Only Fools and Horses, chaps.<p>Sometimes, America can take a British favourite and truly make it their own. The US version of <i>The</i> …

TV

Tackiest Cannes Stunts, From Blake Lively Sharks to Sacha Baron Cohen

The glamorous festival has seen some crazy PR stunts over the years

Sacha Baron Cohen

Iain Glen Gets Out of the Friend-Zone

How Game of Thrones' loyal Jorah Mormont became a wanted man.<p>Iain Glen might be friend-zoned for life on <i>Game of Thrones</i> as the loyal Jorah Mormont, but in two other TV shows coming your way, he's definitely a wanted man. On the new British import <i>Delicious</i>, he plays Leo Vincent, a professional chef …

The Love Actually Sequel We’ve Been Waiting For Is Finally Here

Months ago, when we first heard rumblings about a sequel to one of the most beloved holiday flicks of all time—ahem, <i>Love Actually</i>—we marked our …

Rowan Atkinson

The Crystal Maze releases first image of Richard Ayoade as host

We can't wait for the fans to start.<p>Channel 4 has given us our first look at Richard Ayoade as the new host of <i>The Crystal Maze</i>.<p>It was revealed …

"Manchester, we are standing with you": Graham Norton opens chat show with tribute to terror attack victims

Graham Norton broke from the norm during his chat show monologue this evening to pay trbute to the victims of the Manchester terror attack.<p>The Irish …

Graham Norton

‘Love Actually’ reunion: Where the characters are today

Thursday’s “Red Nose Day Special” on NBC finally brought American viewers the long-awaited “Love Actually” reunion — and it seems many of the beloved …

Rowan Atkinson

10 funny photos to give you that #FridayFeeling

1.<p>when your nan brings the biscuit barrel out.. pic.twitter.com/YpSA3AV7qh<p>— georgia (@georgiajacks0n) May 22, 2017<p>2.<p>When you're so poor in real life …

Joe Lycett: ‘Will & Grace was my favourite show growing up’

The comedian and Radio 4 host on the things that make him laugh the most, from Smack the Pony to his barber<p><b>The funniest standup I’ve ever seen</b><p>I remember thinking I’d snapped a rib laughing at Tom Stade at Birmingham’s Glee Club about 10 years ago. My friends couldn’t believe how funny he was and I …

Comedy

This bog brush review on Amazon has gone viral because... well you read it

• “Did he try dipping it in the toilet water beforehand? Pfft, amateur”, writes <i>Greenveins</i><br>• “And this is why there are those stupid warning labels on …

The Last Leg's Adam Hills praises Manchester's "amazing" coming together after terrorist attack

"Hate will never win against a city of poets, you've got no chance at all."<p><i>The Last Leg</i> host Adam Hills delivered a message of admiration and respect …

Steve Coogan

Opening Quote: Sales slide at Restaurant Group

Sales slide at Restaurant Group. FT <i>Opening Quote</i> is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for the full newsletter here.<p><b>Restaurant Group</b>, …

John Cleese

BBC announce upcoming satire shows from Charlie Brooker, Frankie Boyle, and more

The BBC has announced numerous the latest wave of satire shows coming to their various channels, with Tracey Ullman, Charlie Brooker, and Frankie …

TV

Gasping at judging discrepancies *H&H VIP*

I share the anxiety expressed in <i>H&H’s</i> excellent Badminton report and opinions (11 May) about the dressage judging.<p>Having commentated for Radio …

English Riding

Entertainment news round-up: 21-27 May

<b>This has been a grim and bruising week in the news, with 22 people killed and 64 injured in the Manchester suicide bombing.</b><p>The attack occurred after an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena on Monday.<p>In a hugely emotional week, we also saw warm-hearted tributes to the likes of former Bond star …

Movies

Trump understanding as much of G7 summit as a dog would

<b>DONALD Trump is sitting uncomprehending through the G7 summit looking up eagerly whenever he hears his own name, aides have confirmed.</b><p>The President, …

Donald Trump

Together at last! People can't get enough of Emmanuel Macron and Pierre Trudeau

L'amitié franco-canadienne a un nouveau visage. @JustinTrudeau, à nous de relever les défis de notre génération ! #G7Taormina …

Emmanuel Macron