These Guys Always Make You Laugh Out Loud! 8 Comedians that Never Fail to Amuse

January 22, 2014

These comedians are great. Here’s a list of the top comedians that you’ll want to go see over and over again.

1. Rowan Atkinson

Rowan Atkinson poses for photographers during his promotional tour for 'Johnny English Reborn' at the Amstel Hotel Amsterdam, Holland - 03.10.11  Featuring: Rowan Atkinson Where: Holland When: 03 Oct 2011 Credit: WENN

One of the greatest comedians of our times, Atkinson has played a number of roles, pulling each one off in a completely new manner every time. He started with the Black Adder series, which went on from 1983 until 2000. Then he went on to make many more shows such as the Mr. Bean series, which gained him further recognition as a brilliant actor.

2. Dawn French

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She is most famous for writing the comedy sketch show ‘French and Saunders’, which has amused British audiences since 1983. She also starred in the hit TV series the ‘Vicar of Dibley’ where she played the role of a female vicar.

3. John Cleese and Connie Booth

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This husband and wife combo wrote and produced one of the most famous comedy series known as ‘Fawlty Towers’, which they both starred in. It was set in a small B&B in Torquay, which is run by a couple and chronicles the various adventures of the staff and their guests. John Cleese also works with Monty Python Films, writing and acting in a number of plays and movies produced under this name.

4. Sir Nigel Hawthorne

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British audiences best remember this classic actor for his role in the sitcoms ‘Yes Minister’ and ‘Yes Prime Minister’, satirical humor that highlights issues faced by government officials.

5. Richard Beckinsale

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‘Porridge’ was Bekcinsale’s greatest achievement where he played the lead role opposite Ronnie Barker for three consecutive seasons. The show was centered on the prison sentence of these two inmates.

6. Richard Briers

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He gained international fame with his hot sitcom ‘The Good Life’ that aired in both the UK and the US, becoming famous in both. His career spanned fifty long years in which he covered radio, TV, stage and film.

7. Dermot Morgan

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Morgan was a schoolteacher before he broke into acting and received his big break with the show ‘Father Ted’. He played a priest in the show along two other priests, with the story centering on their daily escapades.

8. Patricia Routledge

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Best known for her role as Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced bouquet) in ‘Keeping up Appearances’, not many people know that Patricia was originally a singer, preferring Broadway musicals to TV and film. She even won a Tony for the Best Actress due to her part in the musical ‘Darling of the Day’.

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