Nothing beats the social experience of laughing together at a live gig with friends. However for the times when we can’t get out to see live comedy, there’s Netflix comedy specials. Netflix heavily features US comedians and why not there are some great ones and realistically it’s unlikely that many of us will have the pleasure of seeing them live. So, sit back, feet up and enjoy some serious laughs with some of my favourite Netflix specials featuring Maria Bamford, Louis CK and Dave Chappelle.
Sophie Scott explains the neuroscience of why we laugh, in this great TED TALK. Did you know you are 30 times more likely to laugh when you with others than alone?
The BBC has confirmed initial details of a new Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders Christmas special, marking their sketch show’s 30th anniversary.
Nik Coppin travels the world doing comedy, Australia, Norway, North America, Indonesia, Thailand, Germany & Spain are just a few of the places he’s been this year! This will be his first time in Peebles! Let’s make it a memorable one.
Gary in this picture on the far left after the OTL gig in January at West Linton bowling club, talks to BBC News about his comedy and his daughter Ainsley. Gary has also gigged for OTL at Peebles Rugby club. We hope to have him back in the near future!
For some laughter therapy, check out the top 100 comedy films in one of our earlier blogs or come to see some live comedy at an Over The Lyne gig.
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