The Funny Thing About...
The Funny Thing About...

The Funny Thing About...

  • TV comedy
  • Channel 5
  • 2016 - 2017
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Comedians offer confessions and anecdotes on a number of topics. Stars Johnny Vegas.

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Series 1, Episode 1 - Kids

An uproariously silly and sometimes insightful guide to children, including how to make them, how not to break them and how to spin them round in an office chair.

Broadcast details

Saturday 11th June 2016
Channel 5
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 2nd August 2017 10:30pm Comedy Central
Saturday 5th August 2017 2:55am CC Extra
Monday 7th August 2017 12:00am CC Extra
Saturday 5th October 2019 1:00am CC Extra
Thursday 2nd January 2020 3:40am C5
Saturday 4th January 2020 4:00am C5
Thursday 9th January 2020 4:00am C5
Monday 10th February 2020 4:10am C5
Friday 8th May 2020 4:00am C5
Thursday 11th June 2020 4:00am C5
Thursday 23rd July 2020 3:55am C5
Tuesday 6th October 2020 12:00am CC Extra
Friday 9th October 2020 12:00am CC Extra
Sunday 3rd January 2021 4:00am C5
Friday 8th January 2021 4:00am C5
Monday 8th February 2021 1:20am CC Extra
Monday 10th May 2021 4:05am C5
Thursday 15th July 2021 4:05am C5
Saturday 25th September 2021 4:00am C5
Saturday 8th January 2022 4:00am C5
Saturday 22nd January 2022 3:55am C5
Saturday 26th February 2022 4:00am C5
Friday 8th April 2022 10:00pm CC Extra
Sunday 24th April 2022 4:00am C5
Thursday 23rd June 2022 4:15am C5
Saturday 4th February 2023 3:50am C5
Monday 6th March 2023 4:40am C5
Monday 24th July 2023 3:50am C5
Saturday 9th September 2023 3:50am C5
Saturday 7th October 2023 4:15am C5
Monday 1st January 2024 3:50am C5
Friday 26th January 2024 3:50am C5

Cast & crew

Johnny Vegas Narrator
Guest cast
Jessie Cave Guest
Daniel Audritt Guest
Anthea Turner Guest
Tiffany Stevenson (as Tiff Stevenson) Guest
Jason Cook Guest
Iain Stirling Guest
Alfie Brown Guest
Tom Price Guest
Kerry Godliman Guest
Nina Wadia Guest
Suzanne Shaw Guest
Jarred Christmas Guest
James Acaster Guest
Vanessa Feltz Guest
Sam Nixon Guest
Mark Rhodes Guest
Nish Kumar Guest
David Morgan Guest
Megan McKenna Guest
Ian Smith Guest
Stephen Bailey Guest
Johnny Cochrane Guest
Inel Tomlinson Guest
Mark Dolan Guest
Jamie Laing Guest
Vikki Stone Guest
Ian Watkins (as Ian 'H' Watkins) Guest
Josie Gibson Guest
Bec Hill Guest
Kate Lucas Guest
Tez Ilyas Guest
Writing team
Will Maclean Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Jack Cheshire Series Director
Jack Cheshire Series Producer
Beren Money Executive Producer
Andra Heritage Executive Producer
Sarah Mills Edit Producer
Mike McKenna Editor

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