Show Me The Funny. Image shows from L to R: Kate Copstick, Jason Manford, Alan Davies. Copyright: Big Talk Productions
Show Me The Funny

Show Me The Funny

  • TV factual / stand-up
  • ITV1
  • 2011
  • 7 episodes (1 series)

Reality show presented by Jason Manford in which 10 aspiring comedians travelled to different parts of the country to perform stand-up. Also features Alan Davies, Kate Copstick, Alfie Moore, Cole Parker, Dan Mitchell and more.

Show Me The Funny. Image shows from L to R: Stuart Goldsmith, Patrick Monahan, Cole Parker, Prince Abdi, Ellie Taylor, Jason Manford, Tiffany Stevenson, Rudi Lickwood, Ignacio Lopez, Dan Mitchell, Alfie Moore. Copyright: Big Talk Productions

Key details

Factual, Stand-Up
7 (1 series)
Jason Manford, Alan Davies, Kate Copstick, Alfie Moore, Cole Parker, Dan Mitchell, Ellie Taylor, Ignacio Lopez and more
Jason Manford
Paul Woods and Michael Cumming
Paul Woods, Eireann Sharpe, Emma Sayce, Kenton Allen, Claire Zolkwer, Jeremy Salsby and Matthew Justice

Show Me The Funny involved 10 comedians travelling to different parts of the country and completing tasks designed to introduce them to the town or city, its people, and customs. They then had to perform an all-new routine to a demanding crowd of locals...

Hosted by Jason Manford each of the hour-long prime time episodes followed the comedians as they wrote and performed a new stand-up set based on their experiences that week. Their performances were judged by stand-up and actor Alan Davies, critic Kate Copstick, and a guest - ranging from Cannon and Ball to Bob Mortimer - with the weakest of the comics sent home.

The series culminated in a live final in August in which Patrick Monahan was crowned the winner.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 18th July 2011 at 9pm on ITV1
Most recent repeats
  • Monday 17th December 2012 at 12:05am on ITV4 - Episode 7
  • Sunday 16th December 2012 at 1:05am on ITV4 - Episode 6
  • Saturday 15th December 2012 at 12:00am on ITV4 - Episode 5

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