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.

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    Episode 2

    Some edgy satirical takes on the big stories of the week from the UK's best comedians including England's exit from the World Cup, and Peter Shilton endures two minutes in The Chair.

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    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.

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    Episode 4

    Tom Stade joins the regular team for his take on the big stories and themes of the week. Plus Happy Mondays dancer and former Celebrity Big Brother winner Bez takes to The Chair.

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    Episode 5

    Stephen K Amos joins the regular comics for this show and shares his thoughts on David Cameron's tour of the White House, while the former X Factor star Chico takes his turn in The Chair.

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    Episode 6

    Aussie comedian Steve Hughes joins the regular comics for this show, Rich Hall ponders attitudes to space exploration, and Celebrity Big Brother winner Chantelle Houghton is in The Chair.

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    Episode 7

    A compilation of the best bits of the satirical series looking at the big stories of the week, as seen through the eyes of some of the country's best comedians. Hosted by Patrick Kielty.

  • 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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