FATHER TED STAR JOE ROONEY (Fr. DAMO) Headlines this weeks LIMELIGHT COMEDY CLUB

FATHER TED STAR JOE ROONEY (Fr. DAMO) Headlines this weeks LIMELIGHT COMEDY CLUB 1

In 2015 Shane Todd hosted, wrote for & performed on BBC Two NI’s Saturday night primetime show Late License; he also hosts the BBC Radio Ulster show Live at the Sunflower and The Shane Todd Show was broadcast by BBC NI in October 2016.

He is rapidly developing a huge following through his YouTube videos, his character North Down “celebrity” Mike McGoldrick and through multiple stand-up comedy, TV and radio appearances. His new show Holywood to Hollywood was part of the Gilded Balloon’s comedy line-up at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2016. In September 2015 he sold out his first hometown headline show in Belfast’s Mandela Hall; following supporting Bill Burr at The Ulster Hall in Belfast in July 2016 he sold out that same venue with Holywood to Hollywood.

Joe Rooney has the best quiff in the business. It’s a hairstyle that says ‘I’m here to party’ And any time spent in Joe’s company is a party. Joe is seriously comically multi-talented. He does improv, musical comedy and straight stand up all at a world class level. Best known as Fr. Damo in Fr. Ted and Timmy Higgins in Killinaskully an evening in Joe’s company is a side-splitting treat.

“Occasionally laconic, at times infectiously manic, and always riveting – coupled with his years of experience have made him one of Ireland’s “10 Most Wanted”, when promoters nationwide pick up their phones” – Hot Press

Stephen Ryan’s unorthodox perspective in putting the world to rights, delivered with a smug charm, makes him a consistent audience favourite. Stephen is winner of the 2016 Forbidden Fruit Comedy Competition, a finalist in the 2016 Irish Comedian of the Year competition and a two-time finalist in the prestigious Chortle Student Comedy Competition. This Limerick comedian has performed at numerous festivals throughout Ireland and the UK including Edinburgh, Latitude, Forbidden Fruit, Tedfest and is a favourite on the Irish comedy circuit.

William Thompson is a new up and coming local comedian after killing it at last year’s Belfast Comedy Festival, and bringing a show to this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, he is sure to make you laugh.

Doors open 7:30pm, Show starts 8:30pm (£6 tickets are available from www.shine.net

 

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