Friday Night Live. Image shows from L to R: Hugh Laurie, Dame Edna Everage (Barry Humphries), Jo Brand, Julian Clary, Harry Enfield. Copyright: London Weekend Television / Channel 4 Television Corporation.

Friday Night Live

Channel 4 stand-up showcase. 10 episodes (1 series) in 1988. Stars Ben Elton, Harry Enfield, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie and others.

Video Clips

Hugh Laurie on Friday Night Live

An excitable Hugh Laurie leads the Friday Night Live audience through a few stress-busting exercises.

Featuring: Hugh Laurie.

A young Lee Evans on Friday Night Live

Lee Evans makes one of his first TV appearances on Friday Night Live] with a dog barking routine.

Featuring: Lee Evans.

Ben Elton monologue on Friday Night Live

Ben Elton rants about nude sunbathing and topless beaches.

Featuring: Ben Elton.