Prolific comedy producers Turtle Canyon Comedy have dropped onto their channel the next batch of comedy shorts and webseries featuring some of the most in demand comedy names in Britain.
The summer season of comedy from Turtle Canyon Comedy (Chortle Comedy Award nominees) stars top UK comedy talent, including Ed Gamble (BBC America’s Almost Royal), James Acaster (Have I Got News For You), Suzi Ruffell (E4), John Kearns (Edinburgh Comedy Award Winner 2014), Lynn Ruth Miller (BBC), Annie McGrath (ITV2), Evelyn Mok (Channel 4), Brett Goldstein (SuperBob) & Holly Burn (ITV).
“In the spirit of binge viewing, all the brilliant new shows, sketches and short films will be released on one day: Tuesday 13th June 2017! Viewers can then watch the shows they want to, or put on Turtle Canyon’s curated playlist and spend the evening watching some of the funniest, most unique comedy in the UK, including the first ever UK comedy sketch to be filmed in 360 degrees virtual reality. This new clutch of comedy will bring up 1 million total views for the channel.
Then, on Saturday 17th June 2017, Turtle Canyon Comedy embarks on its most have their most ambitious project yet: a 6 hour livestream comedy event: There’s No I in Fishing. Pat Cahill, a keen angler will sit at a riverbank and spend the day fishing, filmed and broadcasted by Turtle Canyon Comedy – no gimmicks, just slow TV at its slowest.”
Here’s what’s in store.
Just Puddings – Ed Gamble, James Acaster
Ed Gamble is a Type 1 diabetic but loves desserts, so he takes James Acaster to the Fudge Kitchen in Windsor to eat fudge, then describe it so that Ed doesn’t have to eat it.
Hope You Come Up Here (3 episodes) – Ian Smith, Kathryn Bond, Sophie Henderson, Fergus Craig
Inspired by Wish You Were Here Ian Smith shows you the attractions of his hometown Goole, and even manages to interview the UK’s youngest mayor Terence Smith.
One More Night – Suzi Ruffell, Rose Johnson
A stunning debut short film by Suzi Ruffell: breaking up with someone is much more difficult if they won’t let it happen.
Biscotti – Patrick Turpin
A surprising cinema advert for the snack no one eats.
Anxiety Diet – Annie McGrath, Holly Burn, Brett Goldstein, Gabby Best & Phil Wang
What’s the latest fad diet everyone is desperate to try?
Sat Navs Will Kill Us in 360 VR – Micky Overman, Lynn Ruth Miller, Jordan Brookes
A regular car journey, a regular argument about whether to trust a sat nav, a map or a person. This one is with a twist: it’s filmed in 360 degrees virtual reality so the viewer can choose which way to look, making them the directors of the sketch. The first ever UK comedy sketch to take advantage of this exciting new technology.
Memory Games – John Kearns, Luke McQueen, Lizzie Daykin
John is self-professed expert at remembering things and he’s gonna prove it.
“I’ve Lost YouTube” – Evelyn Mok, Sunil Patel, Sophie Duker
The start of a new series of sketches from Turtle Canyon Comedy – the cast are given one line of dialogue as a starting point and then improvise a sketch around it. They get two hours to work it out and have to keep it under two minutes.
I Am Wario – Stuart Laws, Anne Klein, Matt Winning
A unique from a unique sketch group. The premise is that every single sketch they do has the exact same punchline. A cult hit at Edinburgh 2016, this is their first filmed sketch.
Robert Johnson & The Devil Man – Joz Norris, David Mills
An eerie, mysterious and unique take on the “sell your soul to the devil” cliche. Funny and absorbing.
There’s No I in Fishing – Pat Cahill
Live streaming on Facebook and YouTube on June 17th, this will be a unique and compelling show that will make six hours fly by. Viewers can dip in and out to watch Pat Cahill go fishing for the day, joined by some friends who will keep him company and take part in some angling.
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