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▶ How Well Do You Know British Comedy?

Most Americans know Monty Python and AbFab, but here are some basics you should know to consider yourself well-versed on British comedy.

Source: Anglophenia

England

Turtle Rinsing from London

This is an extract from my book 40 Humourous British Traditions

The Royal Turtle Surveyor has to be notified if a turtle reaches the Pool of London so that the ceremony of Turtle Rinsing can occur. 136 more words

Humour

CW Summer Gets Hotter With 2 New Shows!

February 23, 2015(Burbank, CA) – Continuing its push to more year-round programming, The CW has ordered two series for summer 2015, including a new unscripted series called A WICKED OFFER, which will test how far couples will go for money, and acquired the scripted comedy from the United Kingdom called DATES, featuring Oona Chaplin and Ben Chaplin.  260 more words

Features

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

“Initially you’re overwhelmed. But gradually you realize it’s like a wave.

Resist, and you’ll be knocked over.

Dive into it, and you’ll swim out the other side”

Quotes And Excerpts

That's punny: the winning puns at comedy championships

Leo Kearse has triumphed at the UK Pun Championships, held as part of Dave’s Leicester Comedy festival. Here are some of his gags

UK

What Went Wrong With... Eddie Izzard?

It’s really depressing when someone you thought was cool becomes a dull version of their former self. Back in the nineties, Eddie Izzard was an almost genius stand-up, his surreal and disjointed narrative weaved in and out of history and religion, and his juxtaposed topics and odd situations made for a refreshing take on stand-up. 652 more words

People

Bad Education

Bad Education

A completely inept history teacher does everything in his powers to shirk his duties, but willing to go all the way to impress another teacher he happens to have a crush on. 357 more words

Comedy