Comedy Lab - Netflix

Tue 25 June 2019

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Comedy Lab, Channel 4's unique comedy showcase that unearths the stars of the future. Talent previously uncovered by Comedy Lab includes Peter Kay, Jimmy Carr, Dom Joly and Russell Brand. Karl Pilkington is best known for the world-record-breaking podcasts that he does with friends Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant.

Comedy Lab - Netflix

Type: Variety

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1998-11-11

Comedy Lab - Joe Wilkinson - Netflix

Joe Wilkinson (born 2 May 1975) is an English comedian, actor and writer. He began his comedy career in his local village pub in 2004 and has supported Alan Carr and Russell Howard on tour. He has also made numerous appearances on television on programmes such as Live at the Apollo and Live at the Electric and has been touring solo since 2011. He began appearing on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown in 2011, initially as Rachel Riley's assistant. He has since gone on to become a regular panelist or guest team captain. He is also one half of the comedy duo “Two Episodes of Mash”, alongside Diane Morgan. In 2006, Wilkinson won the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year.

Comedy Lab - Television - Netflix

Since 2010, Wilkinson has appeared in a number of television shows. In 2010, he played various characters in Robert's Web for the first series. He also appeared in the 2010 TV movie, England's Worst Ever Football Team. He appeared on The Rob Brydon Show, The Wright Stuff, Show & Tell, Comedy Lab and My Funniest Year. He played a major role in Him & Her as Dan Perkins—the lonely, socially awkward neighbour to main characters Becky and Steve. He has also appeared on 8 Out of 10 Cats, Have I Got News for You, Mock the Week and Never Mind the Buzzcocks and has performed at a stand-up section of Russell Howard's Good News. He has appeared in Miranda. Wilkinson wrote three episodes in the first series of Anna & Katy, as well as an animated short in 2012, A Fishy Tale. Additionally, three episodes of Show & Tell and the episode '2001' for My Funniest Year were written by him. Wilkinson is involved in the BBC Three comedy show Live at the Electric, as half of the comedic double-act “Two episodes of MASH”. The other half of this double act is Diane Morgan and it has been previously broadcast on BBC Radio 2. Live at the Electric also features his own sketches, which are largely based on dark humour. Since 2014, Wilkinson has appeared as a resident comedian on the revived series of Celebrity Squares, hosted by Warwick Davis on ITV. It returned for a second series in April 2015. In 2016, he starred in the Sky 1 series Rovers which he co-wrote with David Earl. He was also a contestant on the Dave comedy game show series Taskmaster.

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