This might be the Line-up of the year, and certainly a show to remember, so make sure you don’t pass on this one!
Aussie boy Damian Clark burst onto the UK comedy circuit in 2012 where his high-octane observational stand up has certainly caused some waves. Clark’s infectious energy and childlike outlook has had audiences in hysterics from the get-go and was snapped up immediately to appear on BBC3 & Comedy Central.
Before touching down in the UK, Damian made Ireland his home and became regular features in RTE’s IFTA Award-winning REPUBLIC OF TELLY, comedy panelist in TV3’s THE APPRENTICE: YOU’RE FIRED! plus wrote & co-starred in I DARE YA! (‘Critics’ Choice’ – The Irish Times, ‘A Smash Hit’ – The Sunday Mirror) which became the highest rating Irish comedy debut to date.
Damo’s rambunctious and uplifting stand up continues to tour clubs & festivals all over the UK, Ireland, Europe and beyond. Now is the time to catch this raw talent as he stands on the cusp of super stardom.
“Hilariously surreal … well-wrought set delivered with brio and huge charm … Amazing.” — The Scotsman
“Clark had the audience reeling with laughter…he is scorchingly funny and charmingly engaging” — Three Weeks “There is barely a bad word to say about Clark: distinctive and possessing a comic talent beyond his years, both biological and mental” — Chortle
(on Michael Mc Intyre’s show)
“Brilliant, thought-provoking and laugh out loud funny” — TIME OUT “Artful, satirical…with a lightness of touch and a hefty helping of roguish Celtic charm” — THE SUNDAY TIMES
Having appeared on BBC’s Michael Mcintyre Comedy Roadshow as well as adapting his own comedy documentary for RTE, Money, Money, Money: Keith Farnan versus the Economy, Keith has just topped an outstanding eighteen months by appearing at the Montreal Just For Laughs All Access show for the Canadian Comedy Network and Hollands highest rating comedy show, The Comedy Factory.
In America, Showtime have Keith has appeared on their new standup show, Live From Amsterdam, which brings together the best American and European comedians working today. He has performed as a stand-up all over the world, from Montreal to Amsterdam to Hong Kong. His four Edinburgh Festival shows have proved a powerful mix of the personal and the political and have sold out their runs at the major comedy festivals in the UK as well as the Soho Theatre and Royal Festival Hall in London.
Other TV credits include the Comedy Channel’s Live at the Comedy Store, RTE’s The Social, BBC 3’s Most Annoying People, BBCNI’s One Night Stand and BBC 3’s Olympics Greatest Moments. Radio appearances include BBC Radio 4’s Loose Ends and BBC Scotland’s The Guessing Game with Clive Anderson as well as Colin Murphy’s Great Unanswered Questions for BBCNI. He has written for RTE’s Satirical panel show “That’s All We’ve Got Time For”. He was a recent winner of the Irish Times/Fishamble Tiny Plays contest and has been commissioned to write a play, The Last Stevedore as well as film treatments for various projects. He has also written for Time Out London, Hot Press and The Irish Post.
“Farnan will make you think hard and laugh even harder” — THE LIST
“If Eddie Izzard had been Irish, he’d surely have turned out a lot like Keith Farnan” — THE SCOTSMAN
“Time Out Critics Choice” — London, New York, Hong Kong and Dubai!
“This is political comedy at its best, perfectly balanced, deadly serious and very funny” — THE SKINNY