Sunday 19th March
The Coach House, Kings Arms, Kings Street, Tring
Start 7.30pm (Doors 7.00pm)
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Award winning comedian, writer and broadcaster, Jarlath Regan has gained a reputation with the industry and audiences for his uplifting, inventive and relentlessly funny stand-up. His performances have made him a firm favourite in all the top clubs on the UK comedy circuit and his award winning An Irishman Abroad podcast, where he interviews some of Ireland’s most famous exports, has won him universal acclaim and a global audience.
Since 2007 Jarlath has brought eight solo shows to the Edinburgh Fringe. Between enjoying sell-out runs and earning rave reviews, it’s easy to see why he has become a darling of the festival circuit. Jarlath’s numerous international comedy festival performances include appearances at The Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, The New Zealand Comedy Festival and the Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane festivals as a part of the Best of The Edinburgh Fest Showcase tours.
"This is a funny-man at the peak of his powers." ***** The Irish Post
"Side-splitting stuff" **** The Metro
With a dark and honest approach to some of life’s more touchy subjects, Michael Fabbri manages to effortlessly slip between some harsh, controversial topics to light-hearted silliness to make for a refreshingly eclectic and brilliantly funny act.
Michael Fabbri quickly stamped his mark on the UK circuit appearing in the 2003 final of Channel 4’s So You Think You’re Funny? competition and rapidly earned a reputation as one of the most promising up and coming comedians on the circuit; A reputation that he is living up to, regularly performing for the best clubs in the country.
Athena has been performing stand-up comedy since SPring 2012.
A 2015 BBC New Comedian of the Year finalist, Athena is a comedian with intelligent, thought-provoking jokes that still have an edgy sting.
This year, she took her first solo show, Reality Check, to Brighton Fringe and Edinburgh Fringe to 4 and 5 star reviews.
By invitation she’s written for BBC Radio 4 (News Quiz) , performed on BBC Radio Scotland (Funny Kind of World), guests on BBC Five Live and later this year she’ll be performing at the Johannesburg Comedy Festival.
Her unscripted wit hasn’t gone unnoticed; in 2016 she featured in a BBC3 Future Films production, was invited by internet super producers Astronauts Wanted to guest in their series Girl on Girl and asked by the Pool to contribute HER take on the question ‘Can men be funny?‘ She also had a lot to say in The Pool’s ever popular Kitchen Table podcast.