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Jimmy Carr hosts the first of six comedy masterclasses in which he discusses his passion for all aspects of comedy and plays some of his favourite comedy clips.

In the first episode, Jimmy takes a look at what it takes to become a stand-up comedian. Featured comedians include Eddie Izzard, who talks about swimming; Bill Bailey finds out about the appeal of photographing kebabs; Peter Kay wonders at the marvels of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire; and Rowan Atkinson performs his schoolmaster sketch.

Tonight, he takes a look at the theory of jokes and plays clips from the likes of Les Dawson on being healthy, Lee Evans on forgetting stuff, Frankie Howerd on a memorable visit to the doctors, and Michael McIntyre on relieving himself in the sea. All these clips and more are supplemented by Jimmy’s witty and anarchic take on the world of comedy.

Jimmy Carr hosts another comedy masterclass, discussing his passion for all aspects of comedy and playing some of his favourite comedy clips. The third episode takes a further look at the theory behind jokes.
The featured clips include Tommy Cooper on his holiday experiences; Peter Cook and Dudley Moore ruminating on art; Ardal O’Hanlon on back problems; while Morecambe and Wise try having a bath. All these clips and more are supplemented by Jimmy’s witty and anarchic take on the world of comedy.

In the fourth episode, Jimmy takes a look at how to tell jokes and he plays clips from the likes of Jack Dee on getting sunburnt; Bob Newhart on introducing tobacco to America; Sarah Millican on her weight issues; and Dara O’Briain on how he copes with pain. All these clips and more are supplemented by Jimmy’s witty and anarchic take on the world of comedy.

In the fifth episode, Jimmy takes a look at the ingredients of a joke and he plays clips from the likes of Peter Ustinov on his days in the army; Alan Davies on the finer points of chivalry; Lenny Henry talks about his charismatic parents; and Bill Bailey does Billy Bragg.
All these clips and more are supplemented by Jimmy’s witty and anarchic take on the world of comedy.

In Jimmy Carr’s final comedy masterclass of the series, he takes a look at the nature of laughter. Featured comics include Richard Pryor on kids; Russell Kane talks about his characterful dad; Reginald D Hunter is horrified by our customer service; and George Carlin takes a look at joining book clubs. All these clips are supplemented by Jimmy’s witty and anarchic take on the world of comedy.

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