With comedy clubs and arenas currently closed and no comedians touring, we think we could all do with a good laugh. Check out our comedy club at home where you can find the best stream's and videos to watch online.
Acclaimed American writer Laura Ingalls Wilder famously stated “A good laugh overcomes more difficulties and dissipates more dark clouds than any other one thing.” With that spirit in mind we’ve put together a number of online video’s and streams from some of you’re favourite comedians to keep you laughing if you’re missing live stand-up. Check out our Comedy Club at Home below.
Foil Arms And Hog
Irish trio Sean Finegan, Conor McKenna and Sean Flanagan better known as Foil Arms And Hog have been supplying the lockdown laughter with a new video on their Youtube every Thursday. You can also download some of their previous live performances via their website.
Rising star Alison Spittle has started what she calls #CovideoParty where she invites fans to join her in watching a classic film. With all sorts of movies covered so far, there’s something for everybody who wants to get involved. So far Alison has covered the likes of The Life Of Brian, Groundhog Day, Beetlejuice and Oceans 11. Follow Alison on Instagram to see what movies are coming next.
Join Russel Howard every Tuesday at 10pm and Thursday at 10.30pm on Sky One and NOW TV for his brand new show Russell Howards Home Time. Expect celebrity guests, interviews with interesting personalities and some special musical performances. If you miss the show there’s no need to worry, Russell’s got you covered! Head over to his YouTube Channel where the show will be available to view from midday following the broadcast.
Kick your brain into action and have your sides split all at the same time with fan favourite Jimmy Carr as he presents ‘The Little Tiny Quiz Of The Lockdown’ everyday at 6pm on his Youtube channel.
Hot Press comedian of the year for 2020 Tony Cantwell has taken to Spotify to bring you entertainment in the form of a podcast. Discussing a wide range of topics and current events, a new episode will be available to you every Tuesday.
Social media star and observational comic Rory’s Stories has been uploading a slew of hilarious video’s that I think we can all relate to. Head over to Rory’s Youtube channel to check out some of his previous content and subscribe to stay in tune with what he has coming next.
Dublin’s Enya Martin has kept herself busy while taking a break from touring with some hysterical at-home videos. Check out Enya’s Youtube channel to see what she’s been up to and expect more wacky sketches in the coming weeks.
Self proclaimed ‘international man of comedy’ Ross Noble has kept busy while at home and has been streaming on his Instagram regularly for his army of fans. Give him a follow to keep up to date with his busy schedule.
Scottish funnyman Brian Limond more commonly known as Limmy has kept his cult like following entertained with a brand new show. You can watch Limmy’s Homemade Show on Sunday’s at 10:45 on BBC Two and check out some sketches from previous episodes on BBC Scotland’s Comedy Youtube channel. If that’s too late in the evening for you then you can catch up with Limmy every weekday morning at 9:30am via his Twitch channel.
I am LIVE on Twitch with chitchat and games, like I am EVERY weekday morning at 9:30am Glasgow Time! Come and join the party! https://t.co/NUvqXy1F0E
— Limmy (@DaftLimmy) April 16, 2020
The Laughter Lounge
Dublin comedy hub The Laughter Lounge has kept the club vibe alive with a series of live streams over the past month, usually taking place on a Friday night. So far a number of Ireland’s top comics and hottest up-and-comers have taken part. Keep an eye on their Twitter page to see what they have coming next.
The jokes have been picked and we’re getting ready to LIVE STREAM this Friday 🎤✨
This live stream will be Emma Doran, Tom O’Mahony, Patser Murray, Paul Marsh and Steve Cummins teaching you the BEST Dad and One Liner Jokes! A Comedy Masterclass if you will 🤣
Friday @ 8.30pm pic.twitter.com/5e82rwCrGh
— The Laughter Lounge (@LaughterLounge) April 16, 2020
Saturday Night Live
Americas premier sketch show Saturday Night Live has kept the USA laughing by filming the iconic sketch show from the home’s of their contributors. Check out their Youtube channel for some current affair skits including appearances from the likes of Larry David, Pete Davidson and the recently recovered Tom Hanks.
Former Little Britain star and co-creator Matt Lucas is coming to you with a whole new series. Matt Lucas’s Reasons To Be Cheerful starts on Channel 4 on Sunday the 26th of April at 7:30pm. He’s also been putting his musical skills to the test and has released a single in aid of the NHS called Thank You Baked Potato. So far he has performed it alongside a number of stars including Gary Barlow, Brian May and Rob Brydon on his Youtube channel.
In 'Baked potato news' news, @RealMattLucas has a new series starting on @Channel4 on Sunday 26th April at 7.30pm called Matt Lucas's Reasons To Be Cheerful, featuring contributions from key workers, celebs, and Basil Brush pic.twitter.com/138brMsWWq
— Toby Earle (@TobyonTV) April 15, 2020
— realmattlucas (@RealMattLucas) April 15, 2020