Comedy Archive

Facebook Addiction Redefined

Facebook Addiction Redefined  is a short length documentary about Facebook addicts, and the “Careface” Treatment Center in Norway. Facebook has become pretty much a “habit” for people across the world these days, nonetheless for some users it’s a clear addiction. Facebook has over a

Totally Bill Hicks

A celebration of the comedy of Bill Hicks. The film is structured around the different strains of comedy in the Hicks stand-up, sampling the best of his confrontational performance. Interviewees include two major American chat show hosts, David Letterman and Jay Leno, the actor

The Aristocrats

Comedy veterans and co-creators Penn Jillette and Paul Provenza capitalize on their insider status and invite over 100 of their closest friends – who happen to be some of the biggest names in entertainment, to reminisce, analyze, deconstruct and deliver their own versions of

Stand-Up Student

Documentary about learning stand-up comedy. Starring the author as the brave/stupid guinea pig, how much could he improve in two gigs? It features interviews with some of Britain’s best-loved comedians – Lee Mack, Micky Flanagan, Milton Jones, Jo Brand, Ed Byrne, Tim Vine, Arthur

Charlie Brooker’s Newswipe

Following the success of Charlie Brooker’s Screenwipe, BBC Four has commissioned Zeppotron to produce a brand new series – Charlie Brooker’s News Wipe. The aim of Charlie Brooker’s News Wipe is to expose the inner workings of news media, just as Screen Wipe does to TV

Girt By Beards

The World Beard and Mustache Championships is a bi-annual event that was established in 1990. Competitors from around the globe compete in what has been dubbed the Olympics of professional beard growing. The Beards are a South Australian band that exclusively write and perform songs about

Charlie Brooker’s Screenwipe

Screenwipe is a television programme, presented by comedian Charlie Brooker, which reviews other British television programmes with a caustic and humorous tone. Brooker analyses specific programmes and genres, regularly making jokes about how programmes are created, and criticizing what he states is the bureaucracy

Charlie Brooker’s Gameswipe

Charlie Brooker sets his caustic sights on video games. Expect acerbic comment as he looks at the various genres, how they have changed since their early conception and how the media represents games and gamers. Features interviews with Dara O’Briain, sitcom scribe Graham Linehan

Blackadder Rides Again

To mark the 25th anniversary since the first transmission of Blackadder in 1983, the iconic cast of the much-loved sitcom appear together in a documentary for the first time. The show includes an exclusive in-depth interview with Edmund Blackadder himself, Rowan Atkinson – the

How TV Ruined Your Life

Comedy series in which Charlie Brooker uses a mix of sketches and jaw-dropping archive footage to explore the gulf between real life and television. Ever wondered why life doesn’t measure up to those youthful lofty expectations? From love and money to fear and progress,