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Stand-up Comedy in Northern Ireland

Enjoy the craic in Northern Ireland...

The Irish love a good joke, and we naturally have a vibrant local comedy scene. There are plenty of opportunities to sit back and enjoy the craic - Pop down to the Empire Bar in Belfast's University district for the Comedy Club nights, or, if you are brave enough, head for the open mic nights at the Playhouse in Derry where anyone can stand up and impress the crowd with their funny jokes!

Check out our comedy venues and upcoming events below.

Just Some Ideas

Conal Gallen - Laugh and a Half, Coleraine

Yes He is Back! Conal Gallen - Laugh and a Half - 2 hours of hilarious jokes, stories and songs.
Tickets for Conal’s show can be “as scarce as hens’ teeth” so early booking is strongly advised.

Give My Head Peace Live, Banbridge

Give My Head Peace- it's like local politics, only funny! This new comedy is bang up to date with the 1916 Commemorations keeping Da busy. But Uncle Andy has discovered something he would rather not have in his families history! Let the fun begin.

Annie - The Musical, Londonderry/Derry

ANNIE, the world’s favourite family musical, comes to Derry/Londonderry for 1 week only, starring Birds of a Feather star Lesley Joseph as the tyrannical Miss Hannigan!

Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery and torment at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. Determined to find her real parents, her luck changes when she is chosen to spend Christmas at the residence of famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks. Spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas and hatches a plan to spoil Annie’s search…

With its award-winning book and score, this stunning new production includes the unforgettable songs Hard Knock Life, Easy Street, I Don’t Need Anything But You and Tomorrow. Don’t miss Annie – you can bet your bottom dollar that you’ll love it!

Give My Head Peace Live!, Enniskillen

Northern Ireland’s favourite dysfunctional family returns to The Ardhowen and they'll all be there, Ma, Da, Cal, Dympna, Billy, Uncle Andy and the lovably menacing Pastor Begbie (Paddy Jenkins).

LOL Comedy Night with Rich Hall, Newcastle

LOL Comedy are delighted to announce that American comedian Rich Hall is bringing his new show 3:10 To Humour to St Marys Hall, Newcastle.

Ctrl+Alt+Delamere, Enniskillen

The Lisa Richards Agency presents Ctrl+Alt+Delamere. Neil Delamere returns with a brand new show brimming with hilarious stories and incisive wit. 2015 saw the award-winning comedian continue his star turn on the perennially popular The Blame Game for BBC NI on TV and radio.

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