SUPPORT: PHIL CARR
COMPÈRE: JAMES COOK
Alistair Barrie replaces Lindsey Santoro, who has postponed till April 2024.
ALISTAIR BARRIE is one of the top headliners on the international comedy circuit. A regular at London’s world-famous Comedy Store, he has performed in over 40 countries including acclaimed performances in Australia, Cape Town, Mumbai, New Zealand and the legendary Comedy Cellar in New York.
He has made countless appearances at UK music festivals including Glastonbury, Latitude, Bestival and Green Man and taken several solo shows to The Edinburgh Festival. His 2013 and 2015 shows were nominated for ‘Best Show at The Fringe’ with the latter transferring to London for a run at The Soho Theatre, and he was runner-up in the 2015 English Comedian of the Year. His 2018 show, ‘The InternationAL’ premiered at the 2018 Melbourne Festival and went on to Edinburgh where it received a highly coveted five star review from The Scotsman, before selling out its entire run at The 2019 New Zealand International Comedy Festival. After a limited run sold out in 2021, Alistair returned to Edinburgh in 2022 with the critically acclaimed ‘Alistaircratic,’ with The Herald describing him as ‘one of the UK’s sharpest comedians’.
A seasoned performer at corporate events, Alistair is the only comedian to have performed at both the Labour and Conservative Party conferences. He has also entertained international troops as far away as Afghanistan, Cyprus and the UAE.
Alistair is a frequent panelist on BBC Scotland’s award-winning ‘Breaking the News’ and a regular pundit on Times Radio, Radio 4 and 5Live. He has appeared on numerous radio and television shows all over the world, including ‘Celebrity Deal or No Deal’, ‘BBC Breakfast,’ ‘Good Morning South Africa’ and ‘The Blame Game’ in Northern Ireland.
He has also written for the most of the major TV and radio networks and a number of other comedians, as well as keeping a regular blog, ‘Food Ponce,’ about restaurants he visits on his travels.
️’A no frills master of his craft’
“No one does righteous indignation with the same brio as Barrie, an inheritor of the splenetic mantle of the great 80s alternative comedians”
“Barrie’s analytical nous and store of snappy gags mark him out…Excellent”
PADDY LENNOX: Irish comedian and actor who first burst on to stage as a Stand-Up in 2001 and from then on it was clear that comedy was his passion. An engaging and instantly likeable character, Paddy combines topical material with observational routines.
He’s also an excellent voice-over artist and has voiced numerous commercials in the UK and Ireland. Paddy never fails to give his all and entertain any audience. A truly funny man!
He has worked at The Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre with Mark Rylance, slipped off this mortal coil in Holby City and been pulled faces in many television commercials across the EU.
Paddy earns a crust on the UK Comedy Circuit and plays all the great clubs:The Comedy Store, The Glee Club, The Stand, Barnstormers and many other clubs.
He lives in Hertfordshire and runs The Great Dunmow Comedy Club and The Laughing Bishops Comedy Club in Bishop’s Stortford.
”Northern Irishman Paddy Lennox has some extremely funny material. This guy has a great future.”