Thursday 02 November
Clapham Comedy Club @ Bread & Roses : Patrick Monahan, Sonia Aste, Paul Sweeney, Ukulele Paul, Two People Sion James & Free Lollipops
Spanish comedian best known for turning cartwheels for laughs,
Audience was raving about her*** Women in Comedy Arts Festival Manchester (organizer)
imagine George Formby crashing into Billy Bragg leaving John Cooper Clark to sort out the carnage, but with-out the unnecessary violence. A selection of small songs performed by a small man.
‘Paul Sweeney swishes about the stage like a surreal tea caddy’ (Paul Foot)
‘Intriguing and memorable’ (Chortle)
‘One to watch’ (What’s On London).
Patrick Monahan That 80’s show Edfringe preview (Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016)
Much loved, energetic, charming Irish/Iranian Geordie renowned for his superb anecdotes.
“Instantly loveable, wonderfully unique” – Metro
‘There isn’t a comic quite like him and his hugs alone are worth the price of admission’ * TheNewCurrent.co.uk
“Twinkle-toed, mischievous, sharp break dancing moves. Monahan raised the roof” – The Sun
It’s the 1980s and Patrick’s Irish-Iranian family arrives in Teesside escaping from the Iran war. Patrick reminisces about being an immigrant to the UK in this unique stand-up show full of the joy that Festival goers have come to know of this real Festival favourite! Directed by Phil Nichol. ‘A great comic!’ (Broadwaybaby.com). **** ‘A spellbinding narrative… delightful, impressive and very funny’ **** (Scotsman). ‘You grin from ear to ear at all the fun’ * (One4Review.co.uk). Seen on ITV2’s Safeword, Celebrity Squares (ITV1) and The One Show Edinburgh Showcase 2015 (BBC One).
‘An unstoppable force of nature’ The Guardian
‘Twinkle-toed, mischievous, sharp break dancing moves… Monahan raised the roof’ The Sun
“Is simply the nicest person ever born. He could make you grin while punching your mother, which he would never do.” Time Out London