Frankie Boyle's New World Order

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Frankie Boyle's New World Order

Topical comedy show presented by Frankie Boyle

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beaky

  • Friday 12th April 2019, 7:30pm
  • Malaga and Brighton, United Kingdom
  • 2,534 posts

I couldn't find a current thread on the show, so hope I'm not duplicating one.
For me the best and sharpest comedian around, a weekly delight. Provocative and thoughtful.

And thank God he trimmed his beard.

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Rood Eye

  • Friday 12th April 2019, 8:03pm
  • England
  • 2,401 posts

I've never come across anybody, in the world of comedy or outside it, who has a more original and hilarious turn of phrase.

Confirmation of his comedic genius lies in the expressions on the faces of his guests as he does his spiels to camera. When you see talented experienced comedians with their mouths hanging open in shocked disbelief at the brilliance and originality of his material, you know you're looking at something really special.

There'll never be another!

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jsg

  • Friday 12th April 2019, 8:23pm
  • United Kingdom
  • 219 posts

I find it interesting. Frankie Boyle's stepped it up recently, his stand up is a lot better now and he's putting his talent to better use in general. It's great that he has so many women on as well, the gender balance being something he brought up to the insipid Mock The Week who implied they'd fire him if he didn't shut up about it.

He has a great use of language and it's good that he's picking better targets now than Jade Goody or children with Down's syndrome. You only need compare this to Tramadol Nights to see which phase of his career is better.

I'm happy it's back and I hope there's more series of it.

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Firkin

  • Saturday 13th April 2019, 9:29am
  • United Kingdom
  • 628 posts

He's in a class of his own. He is so skilled that only he can get away with attacking certain subjects, by cutting as brutally as he does. But he looks stilted in this format, a little awkward sat behind a desk, like a rabbit caught in the headlights. Almost as if he's taking direction for the first time. He seems more relaxed when doing stand up, he certainly connects with the audience better.

What perplexes me is that he often states he hates people, and yet comedy connects us, comedy requires empathy. I think it's a more love hate thing. Never the less, he's still top of his class.

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jsg

  • Thursday 18th April 2019, 10:42pm
  • United Kingdom
  • 219 posts

"Assange has done a lot of shitty things, and one brilliant thing. A bit like Ricky Gervais"

:D

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beaky

  • Friday 19th April 2019, 12:42am
  • Malaga and Brighton, United Kingdom
  • 2,534 posts

The first time I've seen someone on TV argue for Brexit from a left wing perspective - at least we know where Corbyn's coming from now. Not much consolation for everyone being f**ked by leaving the EU, of course...

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Paul Wimsett

  • Friday 19th April 2019, 5:23am
  • Folkestone, United Kingdom
  • 3,146 posts
Quote: beaky @ 19th April 2019, 12:42 AM

The first time I've seen someone on TV argue for Brexit from a left wing perspective.

Most BBC journalists?

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Aaron

  • Monday 6th May 2019, 8:13pm
  • Royal Berkshire, England
  • 68,308 posts
Quote: Paul Wimsett @ 19th April 2019, 5:23 AM

Most BBC journalists?

They may be lefties, but they're not leavers.