Paul Currie is a stand up comedian, puppeteer, circus/street performer and the Newtownabbey-born comic is one of Northern Ireland’s most engaging entertainers.
He plays lead Muppet Potto on Sesame Tree, the Sesame Street co-production in Northern Ireland. He also performs on the non-Muppet Jim Henson Company series Pajanimals, as an assistant puppeteer and in many recurring and guest roles. He also appeared at the Edinburgh Fringe and Glastonbury Festival on many occasions.
“One of the most original acts I’ve seen for ages.” - Chortle
Paul Currie is like some sort of demented bohemian clown" - ★★★★ threeweeks
"A whirlwind of dizzying nonsense. Beautifully crafted, committed and exciting silliness.” - John Higgins, Culture NI
"Paul Currie, a man who can only be described as what would happen if Tim Burton created Mr Bean." - Informed Edinburgh
"There was something extra original about this guy – it was like watching the Monty Python version of stand up comedy." - ★★★★★ Fringe Guru
Conor Keys is the resident MC at Daly’s Comedy Club in Omagh. As resident MC he has welcomed many big name acts to the stage, including; Ardal O’Hanlon, Neil Delamere, Colin Murphy, Tom Stade and Kevin McAleer.
Conor has written two full Plays that received local commercial and critical success as they were performed on multiple sell-out nights in Omagh’s Strule Arts Centre.
Compere: PADDY McDONNELL
Paddy McDonnell is one of the fastest rising talents on the Northern Irish comedy circuit. Whether gigging on his home turf of West Belfast or taking his hilarious tales of everyday life around the country, Paddy has won over audiences with his uncompromising, insightful material.
Taxi driver by day, Funnyman by night, Paddy has raked up thousands of gig miles since first exploding onto the stage in 2010. He has performed many times at Belfast’s prestigious Empire Laughs back and Queen’s Comedy Clubs, as well as all the main clubs in Dublin.
Paddy has also stormed the Legendary Stand Comedy Clubs in Edinburgh and Glasgow, as well as the Hot Water Comedy club in Liverpool, and has won comedy competitions at Molly’s Parlour, Lisburn, and Molly Brown’s, Newtownards.
“There’s no stopping this cabbie’s gag-fest”-The Belfast Telegraph
“A very, very funny man indeed”-TheComedyScoop.com
“He used everything he had to make us laugh, and I mean everything”- Derry Journal