Nina Conti is a ventriloquist/stand-up comedian (I’ve included a recording of her stand-up routine at the end of the post). Here is a pilot they (she and her monkey Monk) shot for the BBC. It’s actually a really clever integration of documentary-style filming and making people suspend disbelief and hold a conversation with a woman and her monkey hand puppet. Funny.

That was part one of three. Here’s part two:

And part three:

And, here’s a recording of Nina Conti and Monk doing their stand-up routine. It’s quite funny! There are a lot of her live shows on YouTube, but it looks like it’s usually a lot of the same material, so I’m just posting one.