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    What's Your Top 10 Favourite Stand-Up Comedians?

    Personally my top 10 in no order are:

    Russell Peters
    Russell Howard
    Lee Evans
    Alan Carr
    Jimmy Carr
    Frankie Boyle
    Stephen K Amos
    Omid Djalili
    Shappi Khorsandi
    Lenny Henry

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    Do we have to have a quota system in our's?

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    whatsThePoint;8596038

    you got a good memory to remember when lenny henry was last funny



    Live and Unleashed which was about 1986 I think. Very funny video and Jeff Beck plays on it.

    That is the last time he was funny.

    whatsThePoint;8596038

    you got a good memory to remember when lenny henry was last funny, but … you got a good memory to remember when lenny henry was last funny, but then again i remember tiswas as well


    Makes me think of the sketch in extras
    youtube.com/wat…IXo

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    Tim Minchin, Jim Jefferies, Jimmy Carr, Stephen K Amos, Dara O’Briain, John Bishop .... ive ran out of names i like

    Stephen K Amos seen in swansea well worth it

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    Russell Peters
    Russell Howard
    Lee Evans
    Alan Carr
    Jimmy Carr
    Frankie Boyle
    Stephen K Amos
    Omid Djalili
    Shappi Khorsandi
    Lenny Henry

    bold are so unfunny its funny

    where the hell is billy connely ffs how can you have lenny and not billy

    Rhod Gilbert gets a vote from me

    Michael Mcintyre?

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    fragaliciousbob;8596080

    Russell PetersRussell HowardLee EvansAlan CarrJimmy CarrFrankie … Russell PetersRussell HowardLee EvansAlan CarrJimmy CarrFrankie BoyleStephen K AmosOmid DjaliliShappi KhorsandiLenny Henrybold are so unfunny its funny where the hell is billy connely ffs how can you have lenny and not billy



    different tastes for different people

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    patience_1;8596085

    Michael Mcintyre?



    him too

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    Paddy_o_furniture;8596084

    Rhod Gilbert gets a vote from me



    +1 and Andy Parsons, Rob Brydon, Hugh Dennis, Dave Spikey:thumbsup:

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    Bill Hicks
    George Carlin
    Chris Rock
    Demetri Martin
    Billy Connelly
    Craig Ferguson
    Dave Chappelle
    Eddie Izzard
    Robin Williams

    (1 from Woody Allen, Steve Martin and Bill Maher).

    Demetri Martin
    Rhod Gilbert
    Jimmy Carr
    Ricky Gervais
    Dave Attell
    Michael Mcintyre
    David Mitchell
    Eddie Izzard

    Can't think of many more atm

    Bernard Manning.
    Jimmy Jones.
    Chubby Brown.
    ................Controversial but funny

    Bill Hicks is hardly on any lists. Funny, funny guy.

    A vote here for Rhys Darby, David Mitchell and Charlie Brooker.

    personally I dont find these stand up comedians funny, maybe billy connelly occasionaly:thinking: the only person I find funny is Jim Carey. cant think of anyone who makes me laugh as much

    Lee evans
    Michael Mcintyre
    russell howard
    jimmy carr
    jeff dunham (not strictly stand up)
    rhod gilbert
    frankie boyle

    Can't think of any more....

    Peter Kay
    Chubby Brown
    Richard Prior
    Ricky Gervais
    Bernard Manning
    Billy Connolly
    Lee Evans
    Franky Boyle
    Dara Obrain
    Eddie Murphy

    Me
    Eddie Izzard
    Stewart Lee
    Billy Connelly
    A guy i seen in Glasgow talking about scones
    Frank Skinner
    will update as they come to me

    Not stand-up, but people i find funny
    Danny McBride
    Will Ferrell
    Fred Willard
    Farva from supertroopers
    Chevy Chase
    Jermaine Clement
    Sean William Scott
    Bill Murray

    Billy Connelly
    John Bishop
    Rhod Gilbert

    and that's about it

    I don't think I can come up with 10, but these are my favourites:

    Frankie Boyle
    Paul Merton
    Alun Cochrane
    Billy Connolly
    Jason Manford
    Sean Lock
    Reginald D Hunter (going to see him next week)

    I'll add some more if I think of any.

    Rhod Gilbert
    Dara O'Brien
    John Bishop
    Robin Williams
    Lee Evans
    Sean Lock
    Brian Connelly

    Can not think of anymore

    Frankie Boyle
    Dara O'Brain
    Michael Mcintyre
    Reginald D Hunter
    Russel Howard
    Al Murray
    Eddie Izzard
    Sean Lock

    whatsThePoint;8596038

    you got a good memory to remember when lenny henry was last funny, but … you got a good memory to remember when lenny henry was last funny, but then again i remember tiswas as well



    At least he WAS funny.

    Needs more Richard Pryor and Dylan Moran.

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    In no order:

    Stewart Lee
    Frankie Boyle
    Jimmy Carr
    Richard Herring

    That's not ten

    Since when was this thread about stand up comedians?

    OP just said comedians.

    I forgot about Simon Amstell, amazing on Never Mind the Buzzcocks but have yet to see him to do stand up.

    Tim Vine
    Stan laurel
    Oliver Hardy
    Ronnie Corbett
    Stan Boardman
    Peter Kay

    That's about it i think

    Not sure about my top 10 but Lee Evans would be numero uno.

    In no particular order and of the stand-up variety:

    Bill Hicks
    Mitch Hedberg
    George Carlin
    Ricky Gervais
    Patton Oswalt
    Chris Rock
    Rodney Dangerfield
    Louis C.K.
    Lenny Bruce
    Richard Pryor

    There's definitely a few more.

    No Bill Bailey?

    Ball bouncingly funny last time I saw him, about 3 years ago.

    Nick Knowles and the rest of his team from diy sos.

    Chris Rock
    Wanda Sykes
    Ricky Gervais
    Jimmy Carr
    Dave Chappelle
    lee evans

    cant think of anymore now

    I love michael mcintyre and lee evans :-)
    and that man out of fawlty towers always makes me laugh!

    This thread needs more links...

    Bill hicks
    ross noble
    rhod gilbert
    jim jefferies: youtube.com/wat…ted

    jason mansford

    to name a few.....

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    Matrixblade;8601043

    This thread needs more links...



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    Happy to oblige! :-D

    souljacker;8601056

    Bill hicksross noblerhod gilbertjim jefferiesjason mansfordto name a … Bill hicksross noblerhod gilbertjim jefferiesjason mansfordto name a few.....



    Is your sly ok?

    do any of you older posters remember an Australian comedian called Bob Downe? i just loved him!!!!! He once came to Glasgow and I remember laughing so much and so loud my husband was completely mortified - I was crying buckets of laughter!!! will post up a pic in a min!

    guv;8601076

    Happy to oblige! :-D



    Many thanks, I can sleep easy now
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