Rolling UK Comedy Thread - "Ricky Don't Lose Larry David's Number

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I'd be screaming "get me out of this fucking nightmare" within 2 minutes. Yes, and the garish set is quite triggering as well. If they turned off the lighting it could like that movie, Circle. In which the panel guests are all prisoners of a mystery AI tesla ball in the middle of the set and it executes them all one at a time!

calzino, Saturday, 11 February 2023 11:32 (three months ago) link

id watch that show (even if i couldnt see much)

mark s, Saturday, 11 February 2023 11:44 (three months ago) link

it's quite a fun movie, but unfortunately no UK comedians get electrocuted in it.

calzino, Saturday, 11 February 2023 11:56 (three months ago) link

I wonder if it's so that someone who switches the programme on in the middle can recognize it immediately as a comedy panel show and not a proper quiz or a news programme? It'd be interesting to compare the design, maybe.

trishyb, Saturday, 11 February 2023 12:05 (three months ago) link

QI design is less garish, possibly to highlight that it is Edutainment?

Daniel_Rf, Saturday, 11 February 2023 12:13 (three months ago) link

Oh yeah, that would make sense.

trishyb, Saturday, 11 February 2023 12:38 (three months ago) link

Whereas the others are neither educational or entertaining.

Maggot Bairn (Tom D.), Saturday, 11 February 2023 13:50 (three months ago) link

I enjoy Would I Lie to You in an it's Friday night and I'm on my third beer kind of way.

chap, Monday, 13 February 2023 09:37 (three months ago) link

It's good, especially if Bob Mortimer is on. But I avoided it for a while exactly because of the garish set.

Daniel_Rf, Monday, 13 February 2023 10:58 (three months ago) link

i love WILTY especially for bob mortimer and greg davies, but yeah the sets are an abomination

here 1st (roxymuzak), Monday, 13 February 2023 17:09 (three months ago) link

Munya was v good on WILTY last week I thought

his cartoon heart expands, then he relaxes by smoking crack (stevie), Tuesday, 14 February 2023 08:31 (three months ago) link

Agreed - good chemistry with David.

chap, Wednesday, 15 February 2023 10:55 (three months ago) link

one month passes...

Just popping in to say "Fuck Alfie Brown"

Camaraderie at Arms Length, Tuesday, 21 March 2023 17:46 (two months ago) link

The Jewish woman who called him out for doing a lazy & insulting "left wing are antisemites" routine in 2023 has been bullied into deleting her account, but you can get an idea of it from him.

To those who’ve asked.

I was doing a work in progress of my new show Red Flags Galore! and made a joke, it’s not in the show, I was off on some tangent.

“I’m what’s often described by some on the left as a ‘centrist’, which means I’m also left wing but I don’t hate Jews”

— 🇺🇦 alfie brown (@abcomedian) March 21, 2023

Camaraderie at Arms Length, Tuesday, 21 March 2023 17:51 (two months ago) link

oh good a comedian who is Very Left Wing, Actually but also hates Corbyn, how refreshing

Daniel_Rf, Tuesday, 21 March 2023 17:58 (two months ago) link

Never heard of him but amused to find out his dad is Glen Ponder.

Maggot Bairn (Tom D.), Tuesday, 21 March 2023 18:34 (two months ago) link

2. I didn’t feel comfortable explaining to a Jewish woman that she was wrong on antisemitism, even if I believed that to be the case. I also said, just because she was Jewish didn’t make her necessarily right,

— 🇺🇦 alfie brown (@abcomedian) March 21, 2023

this is A+ weaselling though, apparently he does feel comfortable *telling* a Jewish woman that she's wrong on antisemitism, because that's what he was doing, but he doesn't feel comfortable 'explaining' to her why she's wrong on antisemitism

soref, Tuesday, 21 March 2023 18:45 (two months ago) link

"I'm too respectful to lecture you on why you're wrong, but if you don't know you're wrong you must be a fucking idiot" - but somehow worse than that.

Camaraderie at Arms Length, Tuesday, 21 March 2023 18:52 (two months ago) link

So happy this person is now on my radar, thanks guys!

chap, Tuesday, 21 March 2023 19:30 (two months ago) link

sorry, I was going to vent on twitter but had second thoughts and came here instead.

Camaraderie at Arms Length, Tuesday, 21 March 2023 19:37 (two months ago) link

oh fuck I've just realised I've seen this guy live, he was a guest at a podcast record I saw. literally the only live comedy I've seen since about 2001. he was ok there, not hilarious but fine, i liked how he'd named his new baby after alisson becker, then later was wondering about how he took it when becker came out as a bolsonaro fan, now guessing he took it just fine.

Camaraderie at Arms Length, Tuesday, 21 March 2023 20:22 (two months ago) link

one month passes...

Rose Matafeo and Mike Wozniak will host the Junior Taskmaster series:

— British Comedy Guide (@BritishComedy) May 16, 2023

koogs, Tuesday, 16 May 2023 17:53 (three weeks ago) link

Given Taskmaster is my 9yo's favourite programme this is fab news

dicbo=v2-ubswizzb&hrt (stevie), Tuesday, 16 May 2023 18:04 (three weeks ago) link

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