The Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway kicks off on Tuesday the 25th of October and runs until Monday the 31st. Get to know the perfomers a little bit better with these:
Ten things you didn’t know about the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Comedians!
1. David O’ Doherty once worked as Brendan Boyer’s lighting technician.
2. The Dan Band – famed for their version of ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart’ released a Christmas song called "Please Don't Bomb Nobody This Holiday" the video of which featured many celebrity cameos, including Sheryl Crow, Christina Applegate,Nicole Scherzinger from The Pussycat Dolls, Kyle Gass from Tenacious D, Neil Patrick Harris, Meg Ryan, Macy Gray, Christopher Guest, among others.
3. Aisling Bea’s mother was a professional jockey
4. Andy Smart from the Improv AllStars has run with the bulls in Pamplona over 50 times.
5. Al Porter got 580 points in his Leaving Cert.
6. Andrew Maxwell has his own skiing and comedy festival in Austria called Altitude.
7. Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood’s show, An evening with Colin and Brad is the longest running improv show on Planet Earth.
8. Jason Manford is a massive fan of the Saw Doctors.
9. The winner of the Irish Comedian of the Year competition will receive 2000 Euro and a trip to Australia plus 9 weeks of paid gigs.
10. Milton Jones has written a novel called Where Do Comedians Go When They Die?
To register for tickets visit www.vodafonecomedycarnival.com