Events in Ripon
Hilarity Bites Comedy Club at Ripon Arts Hub
Feb 7 - 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm| £10
Featuring Patrick Monahan, Justin Moorhouse, and host Pete Otway
Audience favourite Patrick Monahan blends a high energy comedy style with hilarious and engaging topical and observational material. Known for working a room, Patrick is adored by his audiences with whom he makes an effortless connection!
Pat has performed all over the world, including Dubai, Australia, New York, Norway, and almost every town and city in Britain. A regular at festivals around the world, and a successful solo touring act in the UK, Pat was recently named the hardest working comedian in the UK by website Ents24.
In addition to his live work, Patrick has recorded four solo comedy specials, released online and on DVD, whilst he was also the winner of two ITV competition series, Take the Mike and Show Me the Funny.
As seen on The One Show (BBC), Fake Reaction (ITV), Celebrity Squares (ITV), and BBC Asian Network Comedy.
“There isn’t a comic quite like him” – ★★★★ – TheNewCurrent.com
“Possesses the rare ability to be hilarious without being outrageous” – ★★★★★ – Three Weeks
“Patrick is a Fringe legend and it’s easy to see why” – ★★★★ – Daily Mirror
“Patrick Monahan is a great comic” – ★★★★ – Broadway Baby
2017 Chortle Award winner Justin Moorhouse. Comedian. Actor. Dog Walker. Parent. Sometimes on your telly, never on your drive. Has own teeth and is left-handed. Undercover Vegan.
As seen on QI, Live At The Apollo, Peter Kay’s Phoenix Nights, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled, Celebrity Mastermind and Coronation Street. Series regular on The News Quiz, The Premier League Show and 5Live’s Fighting Talk.
Justin brought back tiger-faced Young Kenny for the record-breaking run of Phoenix Nights Live at The Manchester Arena, which raised over £5 million for Comic Relief; told fantastic tales about Australia and Manchester on Live At The Apollo; won The Champion of Champions on BBC 5Live’s Fighting Talk; and appeared as Dean the rival cricketing landlord on Coronation Street. All this as well as helming his own critically acclaimed podcast About 30 Minutes, No More Than 45.
His comedy has taken him on tour to Australia, China, Japan and the Middle East. He has performed stand up comedy on television a number of times, including several series of The Comedy Store (Comedy Central), One Night Stand (Dave), and he was Michael McIntyre’s guest on his Blackpool leg of Comedy Roadshow (BBC1).
Other TV / Film credits include; Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled, Ken Loach’s Looking for Eric, Max and Paddy’s Road To No-Where, Shameless, and he was a winner of Celebrity Mastermind with Les Dawson as his specialist subject.
“Easily my favourite comedian” – Jimmy Carr
“Moorhouse charms the pants off the crowd” – Sunday Times
“Simultaneously down to earth and out of this world” – The Sunday Times
Since starting to perform in 2010, Pete Otway has quickly gained momentum, establishing himself as an extremely strong new act. As comfortable and confident as an MC as he is an act, he is booked regularly to do both, and was a recent finalist in the 2012 BBC New Comedy Awards.
With an affable and conversational style, mixed with an energetic stage manner and original writing, Pete is quickly making a name for himself on the UK circuit, and is certainly one to watch.
“Devastatingly funny” – Chortle
“Amiable, cheeky classic stand-up” – Liverpool Echo
“An amazing comedy talent, and we are making sure we are making sure we follow his every move in his ever rising career” – Crispy Comedy Club
This show will also feature a newer act in the middle.
Note: Line-ups are subject to change in extreme, and unavoidable, circumstances.
Show may contain strong language and adult themes.
Doors open: 7:30pm
Show starts: 8pm
Tickets for this show are £10 per person, with doors opening at 7:30pm and the show starting at 8pm. Tickets can be bought from the this link, See Tickets, TicketMaster, Skiddle, WeGotTickets, or contact the venue directly.