London based stand up champion Andrew Maxwell is back in Ireland for a national tour with a brand new show “Yo Contraire”. You can also hear Andrew on RTE Radio 1’s DON’T QUOTE ME! with Sean Hughes, Karl Spain and Fiona Looney every Saturday at 6pm for the next 4 weeks.
Andrew – Ch4’s King of Comedy – has just announced a major Irish tour running from the last day of September in Carlow through to a final night in Waterford on November 19th. 6 days later he returns for the finale in his hometown at Vicar St, Dublin on Friday 25th November. Watch his first ever appearance there above.
IRISH TOUR SEPT-NOV 2016
Fri 30th Sept – George Bernard Shaw Theatre, Carlow
Sat 1st Oct – O’Keeffe’s Comedy Club, Clonmel
Thu 13th Oct – Cork Opera House
Fri 14th Oct – Mandela Hall, Belfast
Sat 15th Oct – An Grianan Theatre, Letterkenny, Co Donegal
Thu 20th Oct – Dolan’s Warehouse Limerick
Fri 21st Oct – Gorey Comedy Club, Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey Co Wexford
Fri 28th Oct – Hallowe’en Howls Comedy Festival, Kavanagh’s Portlaoise
Sat 29th & Sun 30th Oct – Vodafone Comedy Carnival, Galway
Fri 4th Nov – Hawkswell Theatre, Sligo
Sat 5th Nov – Town Hall Theatre, Westport
Fri 18th Nov – Greenacres, Wexford
Sat 19th Nov – Theatre Royal, Waterford
Fri 25th Nov – Vicar St, Dublin
Andrew has performed his new show to sell out crowds at festivals in Edinburgh and Australia. For a comedian with a natural ear for the absurdities of our news cycle, 2016 has been a vintage year. If you want a sneaky taste check out Andrew Maxwell’s Late Agenda on SoundCloud.
“One of the most significant comedians working in the country today.” UK Independent
Andrew is one of the biggest names in the history of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival having played to over 100,000 fans. He’s is the founder and curator of the Altitude Comedy Festival in Mayrhofen, Austria. A regular on prime time TV and radio with Don’t Quote Me!, The Panel, Eureka (RTE) Monumental, The Blame Game, Delete Delete Delete (BBC NI), Live at the Apollo, Conspiracy Roadtrip (BBC), Ex on the Beach (MTV), 8 out of 10 Cats (CH4), Safeword, Celebrity Juice (ITV), Public Enemies, Late Agenda, New Quiz (Radio 4) among his many, many credits.
“Fiercely funny and utterly invigorating” Times
***** (Scotsman). ***** (Herald). ***** (Scotland on Sunday). ***** (Times). ***** (Independent). ***** (List). ***** (Time Out). ***** (Edinburgh Evening News).
Tickets priced are from €18 -€28 are on sale now through www.ticketmaster.ie & Local venues nationwide.
As a bonus watch Andrew’s views on Cork.
For more information see our gig guide.