Belfast’s funniest festival has begun

Belfast’s funniest festival starts today (Monday) with 52 great events Belfast will be belly laughing from Monday as a week-long festival of humour takes over the city. The largest comedy arts festival in Ireland will feature a host of local and international acts with 52 events across the city. Celebrating its sixth year, the festival […]

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 […]

Comedy at the Waterfront Hall and Ulster Hall in 2015

What’s on during the Comedy Club 2015 season at the Waterfront Hall and Ulster Hall? Milton Jones and The Temple of Daft Waterfront Hall – 6 March 2015 Yes, him with the loud shirts and messed up hair from Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Roadshow and multiple series on Radio 4. An evening […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]