- 20 Mar 19
The comedy festival, taking place from May 30 to June 3, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.
Tommy Tiernan, Dylan Moran, Dara O’Briain, Alison Spittle, David O’Doherty, Jason Byrne, Joanne McNally and Ed Byrne are among the acts set to take to the Kilkenny Cats Laughs stage this year. The comedy festival, which celebrates its silver jubilee in 2019, has announced its full line-up today.
The festival also boasts an impressive list of Irish talent this year, including the likes of Neil Delamere, Barry Murphy, Karl Spain, Andrew Maxwell, Eleanor Tiernan, Colm O’Regan, Chris Kent, Colin Murphy, Kevin McGahern, Fred Cooke, Julie Jay and Gearoid Farrelly.
The impressive international line up is also not to be missed, featuring The Mash Report’s Nish Kumar, Live At the Apollo’s Angela Barnes, Edinburgh comedy award winner Rose Mattafeo, everyone’s favourite curmudgeon Rich Hall, Never Mind the Buzzcocks’ Phill Jupitus, QI’s Alan Davies, Mock The Week’s Zoe Lyons, as well as Lucy Porter, Jena Friedman, Fred MacAuley, Jo Caulfield, Lou Sanders, Rosie Jones, Sam Campbell, Jamali Maddix and Larry Dean.
The weird and wonderful STRAY is back with returning Barry Award nominees The Bear Pack. STRAY will also see the return of the much loved Soho Theatre, London’s most vibrant venue for new theatre, comedy and cabaret, featuring an eclectic mix of acts including La Gateaux Chocolat, hip hop maestro Abandoman, cabaret queens Kiri Pritchard, Desiree Burch, Lucy Pearman, Jayde Adams and the fabulous AMusical.
For tickets and further information about the programme, see www.thecatlaughs.com.