August 22, 2012 · Leave a Comment
Comedian and actor Adam Buxton of TV show Adam and Joe fame, appears in a new film in which he plays a stately manor gentleman who takes a sideways look at 18th-century portraiture, as part of Tate Britain’s campaign which promotes the gallery’s free collection.
Take a jaunt through the collection at Tate Britain with your host Monty Buggershop-Hooty, stopping on the way to look at William Beechey’s Portrait of Sir Francis Ford’s Children giving a Coin to a Beggar Boy’ and Richard Long’s A Hundred Mile Walk.
The film is a fresh perspective on much loved works of art … Read the rest
October 31, 2010 · Leave a Comment
It seems to be the way these days that comedians who plan to have a show in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival hit upon the most ridiculous idea they can and then realise that they have committed to something that can’t be changed after their publicity is prepared months in advance of Edinburgh.
Richard Herring, coming off the success of the previous year’s Headmaster’s Son hit upon the idea of trying to reclaim the Hitler Moustache – or toothbrush moustache as it is properly called. Charlie Chaplin, born only a few days before Hitler, had the same moustache and it became … Read the rest
November 23, 2007 · Leave a Comment
After the huge success of ‘Part Troll’ it’s good to see Bill back again. Though entering stage looking like a Vegas pimp and mumbling his way through one of his signature slow starts it’s still easy to see why he’s so popular.
The show is entitled ‘Tinselworm’ and comes with some very funny animations involving amoeba and Kraftwerk (again); also some new instruments including an enormous horn and old favourites such as the Theremin – that stick that makes noises.
February 6, 2010 · Leave a Comment
Whilst working in a restaurant in the USA, Keith came across this old-fashioned sign in the manager’s office. Stranger still is that the employees consisted of a young African-American, a Jewish waiter and his Irish self, but no dogs to be seen, so perhaps certain prejudices never die. ‘No Blacks. No Jews. No Dogs. No Irish. All Welcome’ is the exploration into racism and religion-ism in the bad old days as well as the issues raised by immigration today.
Critically acclaimed comic Keith Farnan has always found being Irish an advantage – who doesn’t love a good old Irish accent … Read the rest
November 10, 2010 · Leave a Comment
We’re fighting against random illnesses here at LifeRiot.co.uk, so we’ll be quick, and just let you know that we have four copies of Richard Herring’s latest DVD “Hitler’s Moustache” to give away – to you! Or somebody quite like you.
If you want a copy then all you have to do is use the twitter button below to let the world know you want to reclaim the toothbrush moustache!
We’ll choose four winners at random from your entries (multiple entries from a single twitter account will make all entries from that user invalid). Competition closes at midday (UK time) … Read the rest
October 20, 2008 · 1 Comment
Oh yes, it’s back! The LaughRiot podcast! Don’t look so disappointed!
Please check it out and let us know what you think – this time we have the second part of an interview with Iain Lee.
Comedian and actor Adam Buxton of TV show Adam and Joe fame, appears in a new film in which he plays a stately manor gentleman who takes a sideways look at 18th-century portraiture, as part of Tate Britain’s campaign which promotes the gallery’s free collection. Take a jaunt through the collection at Tate Britain...[Continue reading: Adam Buxton at Tate Modern]
*PUN-STER HEAVYWEIGHTS JIMMY CARR & TIM VINE GO HEAD TO HEAD FOR WINNER OF FUNNIEST JOKE* *CHUCKLE BROTHERS RECOGNISED IN DOUBLE ACT CATEGORY* *BRAND NEW CATEGORIES – FUNNIEST INTERNET VIRAL SHOW & FUNNIEST JOKE* www.loaded.co.uk The Loaded LAFTAs 2012 sponsored by YAZOO is set to provide another raucous...[Continue reading: LAFTA nominations]
Lee Nelson, star of BBC Three’s hit comedy series “Lee Nelson’s Well Good Show”, is set to extend his nationwide stand-up tour, taking the total number of dates to a huge 58. “Lee Nelson Live” follows the success of Lee’s sell-out debut UK tour, “Lee Nelson’s Well Good Tour”....[Continue reading: Lee Nelson Stand-Up Tour extended into Spring 2012]
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