Comedy

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Trevor Noah on end of Roe v Wade: ‘A horrifying thing to be faced with’
Late-night hosts respond to the supreme court overturning 50 years of precedent and criticize Democratic leadership’s performative response

Guardian staff

28, Jun, 2022 @3:51 PM

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Arrest that joke! A history of gags so offensive that punters called the cops
Standup Joe Lycett has revealed that he was reported to police for one of his routines. From Sacha Baron Cohen to Jo Brand, our writer looks at what happens when laughter and the law collide

Brian Logan

28, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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John Oliver on end of Roe v Wade: ‘We’re in uncharted territory’
The Last Week Tonight host blasts the ‘absolutely horrifying’ supreme court ruling and digs into the US south-west’s drought

Adrian Horton

27, Jun, 2022 @3:39 PM

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Isy Suttie: ‘I was like: are they just here to see Dobby?’
The actor, writer, musician, podcaster and comedian is returning to standup after overwork and parenthood left her burnt out. She discusses motherhood, Fomo and life after Peep Show

Rachel Aroesti

27, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The week in TV: Suspect; The Whistleblowers: Inside the UN; Lenny Henry’s Caribbean Britain; Ellie and Natasia
James Nesbitt’s latest troubled detective got lost in neo-noir gloom, an excellent documentary exposed the UN’s seedy side, Lenny Henry celebrated cultural diversity, and a new sketch show sparkled

Barbara Ellen

26, Jun, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Stephen Colbert on the latest January 6 hearing: ‘A chilling and criminally insane portrait’
Late-night hosts debrief Thursday’s hearing, which focused on Trump’s efforts to pressure the justice department

Guardian staff

24, Jun, 2022 @3:36 PM

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Man vs Bee review – Rowan Atkinson channels Bean and Baldrick in his new slapstick sitcom
The actor is at his comic best as an accident-prone housesitter who goes on a rage spree and destroys a high-tech home in an epic battle

Stuart Jeffries

24, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Loot review – Maya Rudolph bosses this lovely, moreish billionaire comedy
Rudolph is extraordinary as a wronged tech wife in a perfectly pitched workplace comedy about a billionaire come good from the Parks and Rec team

Rebecca Nicholson

24, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Seth Meyers on Trump’s inner circle: ‘These people are such bad scam artists’
Late-night hosts discuss Trump staffers’ evidence-less plan to overturn the election, and the bipartisan gun control bill set to pass Congress

Guardian staff

23, Jun, 2022 @3:01 PM

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TV tonight: an epic clash of the Taskmaster titans
The season winners of series six to 10 tackle more nonsensical challenges. Plus: Motherland’s Anna Maxwell Martin delves into her family history. Here’s what to watch this evening

Graeme Virtue, Henry Wong, Danielle De Wolfe and Jack Seale

23, Jun, 2022 @5:20 AM

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Trevor Noah on Uvalde cops: ‘What were they waiting for? The invincible star from Mario?’
Late-night hosts discuss the police’s school shooting failures, the third January 6 hearing and Pence still sticking with Trump

Guardian staff

22, Jun, 2022 @3:26 PM

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Ellie and Natasia review – this outrageously good sketch show is like modern French and Saunders
From its scalpel-sharp satire to the minutely observed character comedy, Natasia Demetriou and Ellie White’s new series is a rare joy that recalls the greats

Rachel Aroesti

21, Jun, 2022 @9:15 PM

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