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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.

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Mr Stink, Bangor

Watch the fabulous characters from the celebrated novel by David Walliams come to life in Heartbreak Productions' adaptation of Mr.

The Holy Holy Bus, Belfast

Winner of the Belfast Telegraph audience award at the Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queens, The Holy, Holy Bus is on the road again!!! There is a bus that leaves a West Belfast parish once a year to see the holy sites of Ireland… the...

'Allo 'Allo - The Dinner Show, Belfast

'Allo 'Allo - Le Dinner Show is a hilarious site specific tribute to the very popular 80's sitcom, performed in the fabulous 1914 restaurant as you dine, enjoying a delicious three-course meal.

Note - if you have any dietary requirements ...

The Cat in the Hat, Belfast

From the moment his tall, red and white striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and craziest of ideas, he...

Kevin Bridges, Belfast

Kevin Bridges returns to the road with a brand new show A Whole Different Story…

Scotland's biggest export, Kevin Bridges, dubbed as "brilliant" by one of his comedy idols, Billy Connolly has had an astonishing rise to success.  His 2012 tour, ...

Yer Granny, Belfast

Yer Granny is a riotous new comedy about a diabolical 100-year-old granny who's literally eating her family out of house and home.  She's already eaten their fish and chip shop into bankruptcy and now she's working her way through their kitchen ...

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