Dan Nightingale


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Dan Nightingale: Solo show

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Dan Nightingale is widely regarded as one of the best performers working on the comedy circuit today. He headlines all the major comedy clubs in the UK, won Best Act at North West Comedy Awards 2018 & 2019 and is a regular at the Edinburgh Fringe. Both a storyteller and an observational comedian his stand-up is playful, honest, clever and creative. Astute, even acerbic social satire within a set of hilarious treal life anecdotes, brought to life by big characters and engaging performance.

“Genuinely hilarious. He has a show that other more famous comedians would be proud of.” – Chortle

“Exciting and imaginative” – Edinburgh Evening News

“Magnetic, entertaining and wonderfully friendly” – Three Weeks

Dan began his comedy career in Newcastle in 2002, and is now one of the most recognisable faces on the North West Comedy circuit. He founded the Frog and Buckets ‘Beat the Frog’ amateur night, which quickly became the best new comedy night in the North. As well as his reputation as a top-class circuit headliner and in-demand MC and host, he has also performed TV warm up for the likes of Jonathan Ross, John Bishop and Celebrity Juice.

Dan has become a regular crowd pleaser, and critically acclaimed success at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, having performed solo shows in 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014 he returned in 2018 with the Chortle 4½ ? reviewed sell out hour ‘Sex, Drugs & My Nanna’s Bungalow’.

Dan’s also enjoyed success at the International festivals; he performed at the New Zealand Comedy Festival ’09, ‘13’ & ’14.

“It is his powers of observation that make him so entertaining. Outrageously funny” – Keeping up with NZ

He is also a podcaster and has a hit weekly comedy podcast available for download called‘Have a Word’ with Adam Rowe.

• North West Comedy Awards – Winner – Best Act 2018 & 2019
• North West Comedy Awards – Winner – Best MC 2019
• Midlands Comedy Awards – Nominee – Best Act 2017
• UK Comedy Awards – Winner – Best MC 2015

Dan Nightingale

Dan Nightingale appearing at this event

Dan is a huge star of the national circuit and is a resident compere and act at Manchester's Famous Frog and Bucket Comedy Club. He is an act not to be missed! 'Nightingale can make just about anything funny. He's lightning-quick' (Time Out) 'A superb compilation of brilliantly crafted stories written by someone who unquestionably has a keen and instinctive eye for comedy. Nightingale's buoyant energy makes for entertaining stand up' (Broadway Baby) 'Dan's laughing, we're laughing... funny as hell' (Leicester Mercury) 'A witty and incredibly well timed comic' (Arts Award Voice) 'It is his powers of observation that make him so entertaining. Outrageously funny' (KeepingupwithNZ) 'Magnetic, entertaining and wonderfully funny' (Three Weeks).

See 3 tour dates featuring Dan Nightingale

Comedy Station Comedy Club

  • Bank Hey Street
  • Blackpool
  • FY1 4RU

01253 752366

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