[b:0354c1a3d8]Wednesday 28th October
compere: Colin Murphy[/b:0354c1a3d8]
Mandela Hall, QUBSU
Doors 9pm Tickets £5 (non students welcome)
[b:0354c1a3d8]Ticket Details to follow[/b:0354c1a3d8]
Queen's Comedy Club is delighted to welcome one of Ireland's top comics David O'Doherty to the Mandela Hall for the first time. Also joining him for his first Queen's Comedy performance is the wonderful Colm O'Regan. Compere duties are from the ever reliable Mr Colin Murphy.
Having scaled the heights of telemarketing and temping, David O’Doherty first stepped on stage at Dublin’s Comedy Cellar in 1998. In 1999 he won the Channel 4’s ‘So You Think You’re Funny’ award for new comedians and was runner up in the BBC New Comedy Awards.
His first full show ‘The Story of the Boy Who Saved Comedy’ was performed at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2000 and received a nomination for Best Newcomer. He has returned to the festival six more times, his 2006 show ‘David O’Doherty is my name’ receiving a nomination for best show and his 2008 show ‘Let’s Comedy’ won the if.comedy Award (former Perrier) for Best Show.
In October 2004 O’Regan (then going by his real name of Lance Power) made his Open Mike debut. "Mediocre but promising" Latrelle Defalco, Colm’s Internal Dialogue Weekly. His career highlight thus far was being picked for the 2007 Montreal Just for Laughs festival.
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