• 25
  • 10
  • 2016
  • 08.00
  • pm


Please note this is an 18+ event

Katie Mulgrew : Saboteur

It’s a stand up comedy show from a stand up gal about confidence and self sabotage. But it’s really just a girl standing in front of an audience, asking them to love her. Katie Mulgrew is the Winner of the inaugural Liverpool Hope Playwriting Prize.

“…Comedy courses through her veins…” The Metro

**** The Skinny

**** Ed Fest Mag

**** Gigglebeats

**** London is Funny

The Castle, 66 Oldham Street, Manchester M4 1LE

Doors 19:45 Show 20:00-21:00

Advance tickets £5 BUY TICKETS

Grainne Maguire : Great People Making Great Choices

Grainne Maguire (as seen on Comedy Central’s Stewart Lee’s Alternative Comedy Experience & BBC’s Question Time) made world headlines when she started live tweeting her menstrual cycle to the Irish Prime Minister to protest Ireland’s archaic abortion laws, and they say women shouldn’t make jokes about periods? Find out why.

‘An exciting and original voice’ (Fest).

‘An exceptional comedy mind with a terrific comedy intelligence’ (Skinny).

The Guardian Top picks

Nominated for best show at Leicester Comedy FestivalGráinne Maguire is an “Extremely funny” (The Times Online) stand up comedian, comedy writer and actor.

“An engaging and natural performer with deep reserves of excitable energy. Can employ understatement with the dry mastery of a Father Ted script.” Chortle

She has performed at Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2010 with her show “We Need to Talk About Bonnets”, 2012 with “Where Are All the Fun Places and Are Lots of People There Having More Fun?” and 2013 with “Gráinne Maguire’s One Hour All Night Election Show”.

“Highly promising, delightfully quirky – has a big future ahead of her” Time Out.

As a comedian she has appeared on BBC1′s “Question Time”, “Daily Politics”,  ITV1′s “Agenda”, Comedy Central’s ‘Stewart Lee’s Alternative Comedy Experience”, RTE’s “The Year That’s In It”,  BBC 3′s Free Speech, Radio 5 Live’s “Seven Day Sunday” & “Hit List”, Radio 4’s “The Now Show” “Stephen K  Amos’ An Idiots Guide” “Front Row” and “Women’s Hour”. She has written for Channel Four’s “Alternative Election Night” and Radio 4’s “News Quiz” “Ayres on Air” “Listomania” “Dead Ringers” “Dilemna” “The Now Show” and “NewsJack” which she also script edits. In 2015, the Newsjack episode she script edited the Rose D’Or for Best Radio Comedy.

She wrote and starred in the Radio 4 sitcom “28 Dates Later”. She also hosts the popular monthly topical night “What Has The News Ever Done For Me?”.

The Castle, 66 Oldham Street, Manchester M4 1LE

Doors 21:15 Show 21:30-22:30


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