[b:65d513f45d]Wednesday 11th October
compere: Colin Murphy[/b:65d513f45d]
Mandela Hall, QUBSU
Doors 9pm Tickets Ł5 (non students welcome)
Queen’s Comedy Club is delighted to see the return of one of Ireland’s best comedian’s and we don’t say that lightly. Bernard O’Shea returns for the 4th time in his short career. Make sure to see why we keep bringing him back. Support on the night comes from highly rated newcomer Gearoid Farrelly.
Bernard O’Shea is an Irish comedian. He started out in entertainment at an early age playing traditional Irish music, touring Europe with several groups. While at college he studied Theatre and went on to star in several theatrical productions. He also worked in the National Theatre of Ireland, the Abbey Theatre. He won the Harp Newcomer Comedy Award in 2000 and performed in the BBC Newcomer Awards the same year. He was chosen to perform in The Montreal Just for Laughs comedy festival in 2005 and also The Kilkenny Cats Laughs festival in 2005 and 2006. He wrote “TJ and TJ” sketches on Today FM. His Edinburgh debut “Do not adjust your mind reality is a fault” received a five star review from The Scotsman. He is currently co-host of Breakfast with Bernard and Keith on a new Irish Radio Station i105107.
Gearóid is a regular on the Irish stand-up circuit and recently was a writer and performer for the live sketch show My Funny Valentine which had a sell-out runs in various theatres. This year he was a finalist in Channel 4’s So You Think You’re Funny and winner of the Bulmers Nuthin Butt Funny Comedy Award. In August Gearóid made his debut at the Edinburgh Festival as part of the PBH fringe in the standup show Two Birds, A Gay and A Fat Dude, also appearing in Best of New Irish and Best Of ‘So You Think You’re Funny’.