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 2 - Holidays

Johnny Vegas narrates a silly and occasionally revealing jaunt through the world of holidays, covering everything from packing your bags to cacking your pants.

Further details

Tour guide Johnny Vegas jets off for a whistle-stop guide to holidays. Top comics and celebrities share everything they love and hate about their hard-earned summer breaks, covering everything from packing their bags to cacking their pants.

Is it possible to enjoy a British holiday by sitting on a windswept beach in the rain? Do we prefer our holidays at home or away? Does anyone really like camping? And has anyone ever survived a trip overseas without getting the trots?

Who turned their hotel corridor into the world's longest indoor slip-n-slide? Who left their chicken fillets floating in the pool in Marbella? And who ended up paragliding naked along a Spanish beachfront? 'The Funny Thing About... Holidays' offers the answer to all of these questions and more.

Broadcast details

Saturday 30th July 2016
Channel 5
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 7th April 2017 10:00pm My5
Sunday 9th April 2017 2:00am My5
Wednesday 19th July 2017 10:00pm Comedy Central
Saturday 22nd July 2017 3:40am CC Extra
Sunday 23rd July 2017 1:30am CC Extra
Saturday 12th October 2019 1:00am CC Extra
Friday 3rd January 2020 4:00am C5
Monday 20th January 2020 4:00am C5
Tuesday 11th February 2020 4:00am C5
Friday 29th May 2020 4:00am C5
Sunday 28th June 2020 4:25am C5
Friday 17th July 2020 4:00am C5
Tuesday 18th August 2020 4:00am C5
Wednesday 7th October 2020 12:00am CC Extra
Saturday 10th October 2020 1:00am CC Extra
Monday 8th February 2021 2:20am CC Extra
Sunday 4th April 2021 3:10am C5
Sunday 11th April 2021 4:20am C5
Monday 7th June 2021 3:55am C5
Friday 2nd July 2021 4:00am C5
Saturday 29th January 2022 3:55am C5
Saturday 5th March 2022 4:20am C5
Saturday 26th March 2022 4:25am C5
Friday 8th April 2022 11:00pm CC Extra
Monday 25th April 2022 4:00am C5
Friday 24th June 2022 3:55am C5
Friday 5th May 2023 3:55am C5
Sunday 25th June 2023 4:15am C5
Monday 14th August 2023 3:50am C5
Saturday 27th January 2024 3:55am C5
Tuesday 20th February 2024 11:00pm CC Extra
Saturday 24th February 2024 4:20am CC Extra
Wednesday 1st May 2024 3:25am 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
Tom Price Guest
Kerry Godliman 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
Elis James Guest
John Robins Guest
Sian Welby Guest
James Jordan Guest
Ola Jordan Guest
Louisa Lytton Guest
Matt Richardson Guest
James Argent (as James 'Arg' Argent) Guest
Sophie Willan 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
Rob Smith Edit Producer
Henrik Sikstrom Editor

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