Sunday 6th September 7pm
It's clear that the guys running The Didsbury Comedy Club know their funny business. Two of the nominees for best stand up shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, John Bishop and Tom Wrigglesworth, have performed there in recent weeks, so you can see why the monthly comedy night is proving such a hit with South Manchester residents.
September brings a similar high quality act to the stage.
Patric Monahan With a chatty, story telling style is half Irish, half Iranian and was born in Newcastle. He's taken part in several tv shows including 'Friday Night with Jonathan Ross', 'The IT Crowd', 'The Lenny Henry Show', 'Davina', 'Open House with Gloria Hunerford', as well as MCing regularly at selected comedy circuit venues.
The reviews say it all:
"Lovable Stuff" - The Independent "He has all the charm of Ed Byrne, the energy of Adam Bloom and wild leaps of imagination that are resonant of Ross Noble" - The List Hearts will be broken, socks will be laughed off." - The Scottish Herald
Caimh McDonnell Irishman Caimh (pronounced Queeve) McDonnell has a gentle yet incisive humour. He makes any audience feel involved and plays with their expectations - pulling them in with his chatty, playful stage presence before metaphorically slapping them in the face with an unexpected punchline.
Caimh's also a comedy writer for various radio programs and on 2DTV
"a standout act" - Daily Telegraph "blessed with natural charm" - BBC "superb" - Manchester Evening News
Gerry Howell travels up from London to fill the middle spot. Compere for the evening is Liverpool's Jamie Sutherland.
Sunday 6th September 2009
The Didsbury Comedy Didsbury Cricket Wilmslow M20 2ZY
Doors 7pm Show 7.45pm Admission £6/£5 NUS
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