Frankie Boyle: Referendum

  • Published 1 year ago
  • Not Rated

Francis Martin Patrick “Frankie” Boyle was born in 1972, he’s a Scottish comedian and writer. He became famous for his pessimistic and controversial humor. His big breakthrough was after performing at The Stand Comedy Club in Edinburgh. His performance made a huge impact on television comedy and he did three stand-up comedy shows and released three DVDs of live shows.

This show is about the Scottish Independence with a mix of stand-up, review and discussion with the audience with some high profile comedians to challenge Boyle's opinion. And the BBC has chosen Frankie to create this because he is considered as one the leading voices in modern satire. Through the show, he is showing people the reactions of England and trying to set a point on the relationship between these two countries.

The thing about this show is that it was filmed only moments after the referendum votes on September 18th in front of a live audience and he was actually asking the people in the show to give their votes. He received a lot of critics for this show and people think that his arguments were bad and not viable, but he puts his opinion out there and you can judge it by yourself.

From Around the Web

Related Videos

classic hollywood movie bloopers
youtube icon
Art +1

The period between 1930s and the 1940s is referred by many as “The Golden Age of Hollywood”. The style of the Classical Hollywood cinema was vastly influenced by the Rena...

  • 191
  • 2 weeks ago
  • Not Rated
Clifford Myers
youtube icon
Comedy +1

“I came to school in braces and all the kids started calling me ‘fat ass’ and ‘lardo’, They didn’t even notice the braces”. Just a simple excerpt from one of Cl...

  • 423
  • 6 months ago
  • Not Rated
Punchlines for Progress
vimeo icon

Jon Stewart is the host of a comedic news system called the Daily Show. In case you're acquainted with his parody you might be amazed to hear that this fake newscaster evaluated ...

  • 1,682
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
The Superior Human?
youtube icon

This is a 2012 narrative film by director and writer Samuel McAnallen and maker Dr Jenia Meng, featuring Gary Yourofsky, Drs. Steven Best, Bernard Rollin, and Richard D. Ryder. I...

  • 1,449
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated

52 Videos / 95,196 Views
Related Articles
A compilation of the funniest 10 seconds or less video clips.
  • 920
  • 1 year ago