Laugh Lessons. Image shows from L to R: Ehiz Ufuah, Cassie Atkinson, Amber (Amber Doig-Thorne), Fats (Fats Timbo), Jamie (Jamie D'Souza)
Laugh Lessons

Laugh Lessons

  • TV sketch show
  • BBC iPlayer
  • 2021
  • 20 episodes (1 series)

A collection of original sketches on BBC iPlayer.

  • Episode 1 repeated Tuesday at 9:55pm on BBC3

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Series 1, Episode 16 - Mukbang Lover

Larger than life and fun loving TikTok star Akafi battles with his insecure inner voice. 'Evil' Akafi is hellbent on destroying his self-confidence and make him question his body positivity as he gets ready for a date.


Produced by Peggy Pictures.

Broadcast details

Thursday 17th June 2021
BBC iPlayer
2 minutes, 51 seconds


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 26th April 2022 7:00pm BBC3
Monday 30th January 2023 8:55pm BBC3
Thursday 31st August 2023 8:20pm BBC3

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Akafi Ali Akafi
Siham Yusuf Abdi Mum
Asha Ali Girl On Date
Writing team
Simon K Matthews Writer
Rosie Gaunt-Mathieson Script Development
Production team
Simon K Matthews Director
Amy Errington Producer
Danni Davis Executive Producer
Ida Ven Bruusgaard Executive Producer
Hettie Griffiths Editor
Matt Patrick Director of Photography
Sarah Asante Commissioning Editor


Laugh Lessons. Akafi (Akafi Ali)

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