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Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway 2017: PJ Gallagher, Kevin Bridges, Tiffany Stevenson, Phil Nichol, Andrew Maxwell
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Star of Next Week's News', Meet Your Neighbours and Naked Camera, PJ Gallagher has played sold out shows throughout Ireland and at the biggest and best comedy festivals that the country has to offer including Kilkenny Cat Laughs and The Vodafone Comedy Carnival. His TV appearances also include The Late Late Show, Tubridy Tonight, The Miriam O Callaghan Show and The Saturday Night Show, among others.
'Clearly getting better all the time' (Irish Independent)
'For a man who ambushes people as they go about their everyday business, makes them uncomfortable and mines their embarrassment for laughs, there is something strangely appropriate about PJ Gallagher's route into comedy' (The Sunday Times Culture Magazine).
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Kevin Bridges, Glasgow's 'young comedy prodigy' (The Guardian) reveals his innermost thoughts on a variety of topics, from his home-land Scotland and beyond.
His unique brand of social commentary, astute observations and sharp one-liners have proved a hit with audiences, leading to an extraordinary few years for Kevin. Scotland’s biggest export has been dubbed as 'brilliant' by one of his comedy idols, Billy Connolly, and has had an astonishing rise to success. Selling out over 100 tour dates on his first ever UK solo tour in 2010, his 2012 tour, Kevin Bridges – The Story Continues… smashed box office records selling a staggering 45,000 tickets on the first day. He went on to sell out an incredible nine-show run at the Glasgow SECC Arena.
His epic 136-date tour culminated in a sell out run throughout Australia. The DVD of the same name made it to number 5 in the charts for Christmas that year.
'Truthful, natural and hilarious' (Sunday Herald)
'Britain’s best stand up' (The Sun)
'It's his eye for details that has elevated him to a MUST-SEE act' (The Daily Mirror)..
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Tiffany Stevenson is an actress and stand up comic based in London. Her thought provoking and engaging style have seen her consistently play to packed audiences. She sometimes does magic and has appeared in Footballer's Wives and The Office amongst other things.
Finalist 'Show Me The Funny', winner Edinburgh Festival 'Spirit of the Fringe Award'.
'Hilarious observations and beautifully written. A touching call to arms for 30 somethings' (The Metro)
'Mouthy, cynical and sexually frank, she left us wanting more' (The Guardian)
'She extracts comedy gold' (Evening Standard).
***** - One4Review
***** - New European
***** - Fringe Review
**** - Arts Desk
**** - Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
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Phil Nichol is a truly unique performer. An acclaimed actor, award winning comedian, producer, presenter, writer and musician, there is no end to his talent! His skill as an improviser whether it be musical, comedy or straight is unparalleled.
WINNER - Scotsman Fringe First Award 2011
WINNER - IF.COM Eddie Award 2006 (previously The Perrier, now known as the Edinburgh Comedy Award)
WINNER - Time Out Best Comedy Performer 1998
Chortle Best Headliner - Nominee - 2002, 2006 & 2010
As seen on The Graham Norton Show, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Altitude Festival , Annually Retentive, The World Stands Up, Comedy Shuffle, and many more.
'Nichol is absolutely born to perform, and the show is brilliant' (The Skinny)
'Attacks his material with all the restraint of a Tasmanian Devil in a foghorn
factory' (The Times)
'Phil Nichol is an extraordinary performer – entrancing and alarming in equal measure' (The Stage)
'Very polished, witty and insightful. It is also extremely funny' (List)
'Seismically powerful award-winning comic force' (The Scotsman).
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Andrew is a very fine Irish comedian and BAFTA Award winner who can keep an audience focused with accessible and unpretentious topical comedy which has a pinch of his unique laddishness.
'I've seen the future of Irish Comedy and its name is Andrew Maxwell' (Irish Times)
'... infuriatingly excellent... he delivers a superb set' (The Sunday Times)
'Stand up is rarely this politically well informed or thought-provoking' (The Scotsman)
'All you can do is revel in the mischief this comically attuned Dubliner makes... utter magic' (The List)
'A social sage for the fast changing world... a wealth of first-rate material' (Fest)
'One of the most significant comedians working in the country today' (The Independent)
'Expect pin-point accents, biting observations and suave stories... One of the
best comics around. Blissfully funny' (Time Out).
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