Life - An Idiot's Guide

Stephen K Amos and his pick of the circuit's best stand-ups build an idiot's guide to life.

Episodes

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EDINBURGH20110823

Stephen K Amos hosts a selection of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival's best stand-up comedians to present an Idiot's Guide to "Getting Away".

With guest stand-up from W.

Kamau Bell, Susan Calman, Tim FitzHigham, Josie Long and Simon Munnery.

Stephen K Amos hosts an Idiot's Guide to 'Getting Away' at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

0101Dishonesty2012030720120314 (BBC7)
20150328 (BBC7)

This week Sara Pascoe, Matt Forde, Carey Marx and David O'Doherty offer an idiot's guide to dishonesty.

Produced by Colin Anderson.

Stephen K Amos and his comedian friends build an idiot's guide to dishonesty.

This week Sara Pascoe, Matt Forde, Carey Marx and David O'Doherty offer an idiot's guide to dishonesty.

0102First Impressions2012031420120321 (BBC7)
20170915 (BBC7)

Stephen K Amos and his comedian friends build an idiot's guide to first impressions.

This week Miss London, Jess Fostekew and Craig Campbell join Stephen to offer an idiot's guide to first impressions.

Produced by Colin Anderson.

0103Raising Children2012032120120328 (BBC7)
20150411 (BBC7)
20170922 (BBC7)

Ava Vidal, Howard Read, Andy Wilkinson and Lucy Porter offer a guide to raising children.

This week Ava Vidal, Howard Read, Andy Wilkinson and Lucy Porter offer a guide to raising children.

Produced by Colin Anderson.

0104 LASTStanding Tall2012032820120404 (BBC7)
20150418 (BBC7)
20170929 (BBC7)

Maeve Higgins, Tom Allen and Phil Nichol join Stephen to offer a guide to standing tall.

This week Maeve Higgins, Tom Allen and Phil Nichol join Stephen to offer a guide to standing tall.

Produced by Colin Anderson.

Stephen K Amos and his pick of the circuit's best stand-ups build an idiot's guide to life. This week Maeve Higgins, Tom Allen and Phil Nichol join Stephen to offer a guide to standing tall.

0201Role Models2013011720130124 (BBC7)

Stephen K Amos and friends present a stand-up guide to having or being a role model.

Series two of Life: An Idiot's guide again sees Stephen K Amos investigate a series of themes using guest stand-ups and the hilarious audience interaction that he's become famous for.

In episode 1, Stephen tackles "Role Models": Who are our role models? What does it mean to be a role model? And why did Stephen's parents made him impersonate Trevor McDonald around the house?

Guests Sarah Kendall, Gráinne Maguire and James Acaster all offer their own perspectives.

Additional material by Christine Rose and Hugh Sington. Produced by Colin Anderson.

In episode 1, Stephen tackles "Role Models": Who are our role models? What does it mean to be a role model? And why did Stephen's parents used to make him impersonate Trevor MacDonald around the house?

0202Facing Your Fears2013012420130131 (BBC7)
20160124 (BBC7)

Stephen K Amos on facing fears, with Michael Redmond, Holly Walsh and Boothby Graffoe.

Stephen K Amos is joined by stand-ups Michael Redmond, Holly Walsh, Boothby Graffoe and a particularly nervous audience member to compile and Idiot's Guide to Facing Your Fears.

Stephen K Amos is joined by stand-ups to compile an Idiot's Guide to Facing Your Fears.

0203Technology2013013120130207 (BBC7)
20160131 (BBC7)
20160201 (BBC7)

Stephen K Amos and friends present a stand-up guide to living with technology.

Stephen K Amos is joined by stand-ups Marlon Davis, Jarlath Reagan and Lloyd Langford to consider the pros and cons of living with technology. Produced by Colin Anderson.

0204Crime And Punishment2013020720130214 (BBC7)
20160207 (BBC7)
20160208 (BBC7)

Comedian Stephen K Amos and guests compile an idiot's guide to crime and punishment.

Stephen K Amos is joined by stand-up comedians Alfie Moore, Ava Vidal and Richard Herring to compile an Idiot's Guide to Crime and Punishment. Producer: Colin Anderson.

Stephen K Amos and guest stand-ups investigate modern life.

0205Midlife Crisis2013021420160214 (BBC7)
20160215 (BBC7)

Comedian Stephen K Amos and guests compile an Idiot's Guide to having your midlife crisis.

Stephen K Amos and comedian guests, Fred MacAulay, Angela Barnes and Greg Proops compile an Idiot's Guide to having your midlife crisis. Producer: Colin Anderson.

0206 LASTHealth And Medicine2013022120130228 (BBC7)
20160221 (BBC7)
20160222 (BBC7)

Comedian Stephen K Amos and guests compile an Idiot's Guide to Health and Medicine.

Comedian Stephen K Amos is joined by Paul Sinha, Andre Vincent and John Hegley to compile an Idiot's Guide to Health and Medicine. Produced by Colin Anderson.

Stephen K Amos compiles an idiot's guide to health and medicine.

0301Multiculturalism2014051220140624
20160920 (R4)

Comedian, Stephen K Amos is joined by Stephen Grant, Nish Kumar and Andrew Maxwell to compile an idiot's guide to multiculturalism.

Stephen K Amos and his comedy friends compile an idiot's guide to multiculturalism.

Stephen K Amos and friends present a stand-up guide to having or being a role model.

Series two of Life: An Idiot's guide again sees Stephen K Amos investigate a series of themes using guest stand-ups and the hilarious audience interaction that he's become famous for.

In episode 1, Stephen tackles "Role Models": Who are our role models? What does it mean to be a role model? And why did Stephen's parents made him impersonate Trevor McDonald around the house?

Guests Sarah Kendall, Gráinne Maguire and James Acaster all offer their own perspectives.

Additional material by Christine Rose and Hugh Sington. Produced by Colin Anderson.

0302Breaking Up2014051920140701
20170104 (BBC7)
20160927 (R4)

Stephen K Amos is joined by comedians Susan Murray, Tom Craine and Josie Long to present a guide to breaking up.

Stephen K Amos and friends compile an idiot's guide to multiculturalism.

First on 4 Extra.

Comedian Stephen K Amos is joined by weekly guests to compile an idiot's guide to multiculturalism.

0303Belief And Opinion2014052620140708

Stephen K Amos is joined by comedians Wil Hodgson, Gavin Webster and Shazia Mirza to present a guide to belief and opinion.

Stephen K Amos and friends compile an idiot's guide to belief and opinion.

First on 4 Extra. Stephen K Amos is joined by comedians Wil Hodgson, Gavin Webster and Shazia Mirza to present a guide to belief and opinion.

0304Coming Of Age2014060220140715
20161011 (R4)

Stephen K Amos is joined by comedians Mae Martin, Travis Jay and Dan Antopolski to present a guide to coming of age.

Additional material by Christine Rose and Hugh Sington. Produced by Colin Anderson.

Stephen K Amos and friends compile an idiot's guide to coming of age.

First on 4 Extra. Stephen K Amos is joined by comedians Mae Martin, Travis Jay and Dan Antopolski to present a guide to coming of age.

0305Penny Pinching And Austerity2014060920161018 (R4)

Stephen K Amos is joined by Suzi Ruffell, Tom Rhodes and Andy Zaltzman to present a guide to penny pinching and austerity.

Additional material by Stephen Grant and Hugh Sington. Produced by Colin Anderson.

Stephen K Amos and friends compile an idiot's guide to penny pinching and austerity.

First on 4 Extra. Stephen K Amos is joined by Suzi Ruffell, Tom Rhodes and Andy Zaltzman to present a guide to penny pinching and austerity.

0306 LASTMortality2014061620170201 (BBC7)
20161025 (R4)

Stephen K Amos and friends compile an idiot's guide to mortality.

First on 4 Extra. Stephen K Amos is joined by comedians Jason Cook, Brendon Burns and Robin Ince to present a guide to mortality.

Stephen K Amos is joined by comedians Jason Cook, Brendon Burns and Robin Ince to present a guide to mortality.

Additional material by Stephen Grant and Hugh Sington. Produced by Colin Anderson.