27TH-31ST OCTOBER 2016 PORTLAOISE

AL PORTER

DATE: Thursday. 27th Oct

Time: 8.30pm (Doors 8.00)

Venue: Kavanaghs Comedy Club

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About Al Porter

In January 2014 he was named as one of the Irish Independent’s 14 names from Ireland to watch in 2014, saying

““Move over Graham Norton, Ireland’s ascendant king of camp is Al Porter. With bold gags and bolder suits, the young Tallaght man is fast making a name for himself”

The past two years Al has appeared at Vodafone Comedy Festival, Sky Cat Laughs, Electric Picnic, Forbidden Fruit, Dublin Shakespeare Festival, Belfast & Dundalk Gay Pride Festivals. He has performed in Vicar Street for the Temple Street Hospital Fundraiser (2013, 2014) and for the Comedy Cellar Anniversay gig with Eddie Izzard, Dara O Briain & Tommy Tiernan.

Al has performed in the Olympia Theatre many times. Most notably he is the resident panto Dame – a staple of Irish family entertainment . Christmas 2014 will be his 10th panto season there. Al is a vocal supporter of the Irish Therapy Dogs. He has performed at Bealtaine festival for the elderly, appeared on Joe Duffy’s Funny Friday and is a regular guest judge for Charity Strictly Dancing nights in the ballrooms of hotels such as Powerscourt Hotel & City West Hotel.

About Tom Lucy

At 19 years old, Tom Lucy is one of the youngest professional comedians in the UK and one of the most exciting new talents on the circuit. Having won the prestigious Leicester Mercury Comedian Of The Year 2016 and The Comedy Store King Gong 2014 you’ll need to catch this young talent while you can. Tom’s first stand up gig was at the tender age of 16, he now performs regularly for some of the UK’s top clubs including The Glee Club, Komedia and Up The Creek. He is also the youngest comedian ever to perform professionally at the London Comedy Store. In 2015 Tom flew to New York to perform at the city’s famous comedy clubs such as The Comedy Cellar. Following that, Tom toured Ireland with comedian Al Porter. In the last six months, he has supported some of the UK’s leading comedians on tour including Jack Whitehall, Russell Howard, John Bishop, Paul Chowdhry, Seann Walsh, Russell Kane, Harry Hill and Simon Amstell.

KAVANAGH'S COMEDY CLUB

KAVANAGHSKavanagh’s Comedy Club
Tel 057 862 1744
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DATE: Thursday. 27th Oct

Time: 8.30pm (Doors 8.00)

Venue: Kavanaghs Comedy Club

SOLD OUT