Thursday 13 June
Clapham Comedy Club @ The Bread & Roses : Sara Pascoe,Patrick Monahan Edinburgh Preview DOUBLE BILL
Patrick Monahan That 80’s show Edfringe preview (Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016)
Much loved, energetic, charming Irish/Iranian Geordie renowned for his superb anecdotes.
“Instantly loveable, wonderfully unique” – Metro
‘There isn’t a comic quite like him and his hugs alone are worth the price of admission’ * TheNewCurrent.co.uk
“Twinkle-toed, mischievous, sharp break dancing moves. Monahan raised the roof” – The Sun
It’s the 1980s and Patrick’s Irish-Iranian family arrives in Teesside escaping from the Iran war. Patrick reminisces about being an immigrant to the UK in this unique stand-up show full of the joy that Festival goers have come to know of this real Festival favourite! Directed by Phil Nichol. ‘A great comic!’ (Broadwaybaby.com). **** ‘A spellbinding narrative… delightful, impressive and very funny’ **** (Scotsman). ‘You grin from ear to ear at all the fun’ * (One4Review.co.uk). Seen on ITV2’s Safeword, Celebrity Squares (ITV1) and The One Show Edinburgh Showcase 2015 (BBC One).
‘An unstoppable force of nature’ The Guardian
‘Twinkle-toed, mischievous, sharp break dancing moves… Monahan raised the roof’ The Sun
“Is simply the nicest person ever born. He could make you grin while punching your mother, which he would never do.” Time Out London
“Always clever … often exquisite’ (Independent),
‘Defiantly idiosyncratic and highly accessible’ (Evening Standard),‘Combines the sassy self-regard of Russell Brand with low-level Eddie Izzard-esque surrealism’ (Guardian).
Sara’s life includes being on TV in Stand Up For the Week, Todd Margaret, Free Agents and Campus (C4), The Thick of It, Being Human and Twenty Twelve (BBC).
“Full mega-watt charisma” (Guardian)