People Just Do Nothing

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Collapsed laughing: how the gap between music and comedy has disappeared
Comedy and music have always co-existed – but with artists from Dry Cleaning to Bo Burnham cleverly blurring the two, it’s hard to tell where the jokes begin and end

Rachel Aroesti

29, Sep, 2021 @7:11 AM

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People Just Do Nothing: Big in Japan review – one giant leap for the BBC mockumentary
The Kurupt FM crew strike it rich in Tokyo in this warmly funny spin-off feature

Simran Hans

22, Aug, 2021 @11:30 AM

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People Just Do Nothing stars hit out at lack of diversity in media
Asim Chaudhry and Allan Mustafa say much of comedy still dominated by white, middle-class people

Kevin Rawlinson

17, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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People Just Do Nothing: Big in Japan review – Kurupt FM crew go global
Brentford’s doziest pirate radio team star in a fish-out-of-water showbiz satire halfway between The Office and Spinal Tap

Steve Rose

12, Aug, 2021 @11:01 PM

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‘We’re the weirdos – the joke’s on us’: on the set of the People Just Do Nothing movie
The Kurupt FM crew are back in a big screen, fish-out-of-water adventure set in Japan, complete with lots of eye-wateringly tight DayGlo Lycra

Alexi Duggins

10, Aug, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Hugo Chegwin: ‘Waitrose sent me home to get my David Beckham mohawk cut off’
The actor, writer and People Just Do Nothing star on the things that make him laugh the most

30, Apr, 2021 @1:00 PM

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‘We will invade your ears no matter where you are’: Kurupt FM on swapping music for podcasting
As the crew behind Brentford’s premier pirate radio station release a second series of their audio show, Rich Pelley joins them at their HQ for an afternoon rant

13, Nov, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Allan Mustafa and Hugo Chegwin: 'As a teenager, The Bill was really edgy'
The hosts of the Chattin’ Shit podcast and stars of People Just Do Nothing on their love of the classic police drama, and the holy trinity of guilty pleasure TV

Interview by Ammar Kalia

25, Aug, 2020 @11:21 AM

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The 50 best comedians of the 21st century
From apocalyptic standup Frankie Boyle to the many hilarious faces of Tina Fey, Steve Coogan, Sharon Horgan and Kristen Wiig, we present the funniest people of the era

Hannah J Davies, Paul Fleckney, Harriet Gibsone, Brian Logan and Stuart Heritage

18, Sep, 2019 @2:45 PM

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From the King of Comedy to People Just Do Nothing: why the 'cringe com' reigns
Whether it’s cult films or the mockumentary style perfected by The Office, why do we seek discomfort from our comedies?

Brian Logan

12, Nov, 2018 @7:59 AM

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People Just Do Nothing primed for US remake set in Las Vegas
Amazon are attempting to reimagine the Kurupt FM posse as a group of DJs trying to make it on The Strip

Lanre Bakare

25, Oct, 2018 @9:59 AM

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People Just Do Nothing: every episode is more hilarious, and more harrowing
The hit BBC mockumentary has stopped playing up Kurupt FM’s ineptitude and swapped it for something far sadder. It’s a brave move – and as Grindah, Chabuddy and co sink to new lows, this show soars ever higher

Hannah J Davies

19, Sep, 2017 @10:04 AM

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