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Stand Up for the Week

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Recorded live at the Clapham Grand in south London, a series of edgy satirical takes on the big stories and themes of the week, as seen through the eyes of some of the country's best comedians

About the Show

Recorded live at the Clapham Grand in south London, a series of edgy satirical takes on the big stories and themes of the week, as seen through the eyes of some of the country's best comedians

Series 1 Summary

A new late-night series of edgy satirical takes on the big stories and themes of the week, as seen through the eyes of some of the country's best comedians.

Hosted by Patrick Kielty, it features a regular team of stand ups giving their uniquely incisive take on the week's politics, sport and celebrity news. Filmed at the Koko club in Camden, London the show is recorded in front of a live audience with celebrities and politicians packing the bar.

  • Stand Up for the Week

    Episode 1

    Patrick Kielty and a regular team of stand ups: Rich Hall, Jack Whitehall, Andi Osho and Kevin Bridges give their uniquely incisive take on the week's politics, sport and celebrity news. Including how long England will stay in the World Cup, killer urban foxes and the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Filmed at the Koko club in Camden, London the show is recorded in front of a live audience with celebrities and politicians packing the bar.

    There is a regular guest spot - a topical public figure or celebrity guest who has to endure The Chair, and first up to make it through two minutes of lambasting by Patrick Kielty is the former MP, Lembit Opik. Plus, controversial Australian comic, Brendon Burns shares his rehab and other intimate thoughts and experiences. This new show promises to be intelligent, spiky and above all, outrageously alternative.

  • Stand Up for the Week

    Episode 2

    Patrick Kielty hosts more edgy satirical takes on the big stories of the week as seen through the eyes of top comedians: Jack Whitehall, Rich Hall, and Kevin Bridges who has quite a lot to say about England's exit from the World Cup. Andi Osho shares more bizarre news stories on the worldwide web.

    Plus, special guest England goalkeeping legend Peter Shilton steps forward to brave two minutes in The Chair.

  • Stand Up for the Week

    Episode 3

    Micky Flanagan joins host Patrick Kielty along with the regular cast of stand ups: Rich Hall, Jack Whitehall, Andi Osho and Kevin Bridges who give their take on the week's stories. Topics include Paris Hilton, the World Cup and the strangest web stories hitting the headlines. Plus, outspoken horse racing pundit John McCririck takes his two minute turn in The Chair.

  • Stand Up for the Week

    Episode 4

    Patrick Kielty welcomes Tom Stade to join the regular team of Rich Hall, Jack Whitehall, Andi Osho and Kevin Bridges for this show where all the week's big news and themes are covered in an edgy satircal fashion. Plus, Happy Mondays dancer and former Celebrity Big Brother winner, Bez takes to The Chair.

  • Stand Up for the Week

    Episode 5

    Stephen K Amos is the guest for this show and he shares his thoughts on David Cameron's tour of the White House and U2 being revealed as the richest band in the world. Former X Factor star Chico takes his turn in The Chair, while Kevin Bridges talks sport; Andi Osho reveals some weird and wonderful findings from the web and Jack Whitehall rounds up this week's celebrity news

  • Stand Up for the Week

    Episode 6

    Rich Hall talks about world news and why Brits are different to Americans in their attitudes towards space exploration; Jack Whitehall discusses the return of the A-Team; Andi Osho searches the web for the week's best stories; and Kevin Bridges covers the sporting highs and lows of the past seven days.

    Plus, Celebrity Big Brother winner Chantelle Houghton endures two minutes in 'The Chair'.

  • Stand Up for the Week

    Episode 7

    A compilation of the best bits from the series of edgy satirical takes on the big stories and themes of the week, as seen through the eyes of Rich Hall, Jack Whitehall, Andi Osho and Kevin Bridges. Hosted by Patrick Kielty and recorded in front of a live audience at the Koko club in London.

    The series featured a host of celebrity guest stand ups including Brendon Burns, Tom Stade and Stephen K Amos and Micky Flanagan with a sprinkling of brave individuals who endured two minutes in 'The Chair' including England's goalkeeping legend, Peter Shilton; former MP, Lembit Opik; outspoken racing pundit, John McCririck; Happy Mondays dancer and former Celebrity Big Brother winner, Bez; former X Factor star, Chico and ex Celebrity Big Brother winner, Chantelle Houghton.

  • Stand Up for the Week

    Episode 8

    Another round-up of the best bits from the satirical series, with an eye on the current news, as seen through the eyes of some of the country's best comedians. Hosted by Patrick Kielty.

Stand Up for the Week synopsis

Recorded live at the Clapham Grand in south London, a series of edgy satirical takes on the big stories and themes of the week, as seen through the eyes of some of the country's best comedians

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