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IN 2006, Belfast comedian Paul Currie fulfilled a childhood dream when he became a Jim Henson muppeteer. In 2010 that dream bubble burst, and it came from a conversation with the man who was and is Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch.
SMALL IN stature but huge in comic talent, Tanyalee Davis is a feisty 3ft 6” Canadian comedian who has been described as the Ferrari of comedy – low to the ground and racy. She has performed all over the world and featured on flagship comedy TV shows like Live at the Apollo and The John Bishop Show. Now, she is taking her sparky brand of sharp comedy and candid stories to next month’s Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway.
HE HAS performed with a monkey he keeps in a suitcase, he is known to have a rubber duck about his person, his comedy rarely involves him uttering a word. Perhaps because he has Cats In My Mouth.
FROM ONE end of the city centre to the other, it was impossible to escape the Vodafone Comedy Carnival over the last week and especially during the Bank Holiday Weekend - and in truth, why would you want to? The best shows in town were all here.
THE RUBY Room in The King's Head is steeped in comedy, being home to Gerry Mallon’s legendary arts festival lunchtime comedy gigs, and a host of shows during this Bank Holiday weekend's Vodafone Comedy Carnival.
Among the many top-notch comedians winging their way to Galway for next month’s Vodafone Comedy Carnival is Dave Johns, a seasoned veteran of the British and international circuit and, more recently, acclaimed star of Ken Loach’s I, Daniel Blake.
WHAT WOULD it be like to live inside the head of Northern Irish comedian Paul Currie? It would be quite the trip considering his surrealist, wild, imagination has produced some of the most startling and original comedy of recent years.
IT IS one of the highlights of the Vodafone Comedy Carnival. It is one of the festival's must see shows. It is where the comedians take to the stage for an unscripted, edge of the seat set, featuring some of their darkest material.
WITH HALLOWEEN around the corner, both the online and real worlds are suffering from a ‘killer clown’ craze which does a disservice to a noble art form. In Galway, Halloween occurs on the final day of the Vodafone Comedy Carnival – probably the largest gathering of true clowns in Ireland.
ONE OF the best and brightest weirdos in the comedy business is coming back to Galway - by popular demand. Paul Currie, the Belfast man who wears a beard but no pants, plays the Big Fancy Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh, tomorrow [Friday January 29] at 8.30pm.