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Author Topic: TV/Film: Favourite stand up comedians  (Read 1231 times)

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Favourite stand up comedians
« on: March 17, 2020, 06:33:02 pm »
A little lighter discussion, as a counterpoint.

Who has a favourite stand up comedian?

I think mine's Sarah Millican, closely followed by Michael McIntyre.

One of Sarah's bits that sticks in my mind is a bit about going for a massage - this clip is almost four minutes long, but I particularly like the bit at about 0:45 to do with the male massage therapist on staff.  (Word of profanity warning - there's a just little bit of bad language in this routine.  Also, a word of regional accent warning - Sarah's a Northerner, but persevere because she's very funny!)



And I really wanted to be able to link to a clip of Michael McIntyre on the phonetic alphabet for spelling your name & etc over the phone, but I couldn't find it sadly - I swear I laughed so hard that I nearly aspirated a cup of tea three or four times during that one bit, alone!  If you can find it, it's very funny (a bit of mild profanity in that one, too).
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Re: Favourite stand up comedians
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2020, 07:48:12 pm »
Who has a favourite stand up comedian?

Victor Borge forever  ;D

And in a similar vein, Anna Russel explaining the Ring Cycle:


(I have a thing for musical comedy, apparently.)

(edit because I found a better quality video of the same clip)
« Last Edit: March 17, 2020, 08:04:37 pm by Sefiru »

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Re: Favourite stand up comedians
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2020, 08:58:04 am »
I really wanted to be able to link to a clip of Michael McIntyre on the phonetic alphabet for spelling your name & etc over the phone, but I couldn't find it sadly

I still can't find the clip I wanted to share of Michael McIntyre, but this one

about paying bills and outdated mimes for things like hanging up the phone isn't bad.
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