8 facts about this year’s Belfast Comedy Festival

8 facts about this year’s Belfast Comedy Festival ‘Belly Laughs’ 2017 • Belfast Comedy Festival is the only dedicated comedy festival in Northern Ireland. • The festival runs from 2 – 8 October. • It is the largest showcase of international and local humour in Northern Ireland. • There are 52 events, involving over 150 […]

Review: God of Carnage at The Mac

From polite yet strained beginnings to discuss their kids fighting, two sets of parents gradually and dramatically lose all inhibitions thanks to a bottle of rum, and the carnage began. With a trashed living room and demolished reputations, these couples reveal their real selves in a side splitting hilarious action-packed-non-stop-comedy which all kicked off with […]

It’s time for the Belfast Belly Laugh lolol

Belly Laughs, Belfast’s only dedicated comedy arts festival is currently running in the city until 5th October and will feature over 45 performances. The comedy moment that most definitely catches our eye is the Comedy Bus Tour. The Bus Tour will give locals and tourists the chance to enjoy an alternative view of Belfast with […]

Unforgettable night of laughs at the Lyric

Back by popular demand, this saucy comedy about sex, sectarianism and super-heroes returns to the Lyric in June after a triumphant run in the Naughton Studio last year. Directed by Game of Thrones and Suits star Conleth Hill, Can’t Forget About You tells the hilarious story of a young Belfast man who falls in love […]

Sex, sectarianism and super-heroes

Back by popular demand, this saucy comedy about sex, sectarianism and super-heroes returns to the Lyric in June after a triumphant run in the Naughton Studio last year. Directed by Game of Thrones and Suits star Conleth Hill, Can’t Forget About You tells the hilarious story of a young Belfast man who falls in love […]

Patrick Kielty returns to the Empire.

Dundrum lad Patrick Kielty made a triumphant return to the place where it all began for him, the Belfast Empire Comedy club, and he was accompanied by his new wife Cat Deeley. Patrick received a rapturous reception from a capacity crowd, who paid 1992 prices – just £3.50 – to witness his return to the […]

An Autumn of comedy

Comedians are having a bumper Autumn in Belfast this year and tickets are selling out fast. Belfast is particularly partial to comedy shows and I remember the days when Billy Connolly toured and he was the only comedian who could sell out within minutes of going on sale, but this seems normal for most comedians […]