Comedy KARLnival with Karl Spain, Sean Finnerty, Ivan Brackenbury (Hospital Radio DJ)
Tue 29th September, 2020 8:00pm
@ Róisín Dubh
Róisín Dubh Comedy presents…
Comedy KARLnival with Karl Spain & friends…
Virtually Live via Zoom - Ivan Brackenbury, Hospital Radio DJ (Channel 4’s 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown) and LIVE onstage in Róisín Dubh: Sean Finnerty (The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon) & Therese Cahill (Ireland’s Got Talent)
Tuesday 29th September
Doors 8pm, Tickets €12.50 per person
Limited number of tables of 2 for €25 / €50 for 4 - Booking www.roisindubh.net
Please observe all government guidelines, Table service only, Pay by cash or card at your table, Hand Sanitisers available, Face mask to be worn upon entry & exit, Please be mindful of others (It’s an anxious time for many people)
The Line Up:
Having performed all over the world for close to a decade now, Sean Finnerty was recently rewarded for his efforts becoming the first Irish born comedian in history to perform on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. He was also the host to Season 9 of Fireball Run on Amazon Prime and has performed at some iconic venues such as the Comedy Cellar in New York and the Comedy Store in LA.
“One of the funniest comedians to come out of Ireland” - Jimmy Fallon
Hospital radio DJ Ivan Brackenbury is the creation of Tom Binns, a former breakfast radio host on London's XFM as well as a comedian in his own right. As himself, Binns won the Jongleurs new act of the year. He is the star and co-writer of the BBC 1 Friday Night Comedy Series Hospital People. He's been in BBC shows Alan Partridge, Lee and Herring, Friday / Saturday Night Armistice and Channel 4 shows IT Crowd, Drifters and 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and the feature films Going to Mecca and Eaten by Lions.
He created Brackenbury relatively early in his career, and the character appeared on Radio 1, Virgin and GLR, before being rested as Binns developed his own radio career, which included landing XFM with a then-record £50,000 fine for talking about bestiality on air. However, Brackenbury was resurrected for the Edinburgh Fringe 2007, where he was nominated for the if.comedy prize for the best show, and his roadshow, complete with inappropriate records and bungled cues, is now a regular fixture on the live circuit.
On DJ Ivan Brackenbury, the Guardian said: “Binns has his character nailed and he mines the comic seam, ruthlessly to create top-quality entertainment with practically universal appeal”
He's been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award, Trident Comedy Award and Perth International Fringe Comedy Award (twice). He was voted a ‘Fosters Comedy God’, he's won Best International Act at the New Zealand International Comedy Festival, Adelaide Fringe (twice), Nottingham International Comedy Festival and 3 Sony Gold Awards.
"Comedy Genius… THE funniest show at the Fringe" - Dominic Maxwell, The Times
Therese Cahill is Ireland’s first female “limp-up” comic, singer, songwriter, actress, writer, mother, former life model and reluctant temp! With the cheekiest of grins, she reels off songs written somewhere deep within a slightly corrupt yet (mostly) harmless mind, all done with the smile that would win over even the most hardened of psychopaths! She’s the perfect mix of warmth and devilment! As seen on Ireland’s Got Talent.
This show is hosted by the “achingly funny” Karl Spain.
Karl has been in stand-up comedy for over twenty years. Last seen on telly hosting Laughter In The Eyre filmed at last years Comedy Carnival, Karl is probably best known in Ireland for losing a few ounces on Celebrity Operation Transformation, and his TV series Karl Spain Wants A Woman in which he not only got huge ratings but he also found himself a woman.
As well as being a regular at Kilkenny Cat Laughs, Galway Comedy Carnival, Vodafone Comedy Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Montreal Just for Laughs. Karl was a resident writer for Republic of Telly and still is for countless other comedians.
Due to Covid19 measures, this event is seated. Tickets are sold per table. There are tables of 4 and 2 available for this event.