Ari Eldjárn: Pardon My Icelandic

Ari Eldjárn enters the small venue with a big grin on his face. After introducing himself, he informs the audience that he is Icelandic. Not long after, one begins to realise what this stand-up is about: an exp...

John Kearns: Don’t Worry They’re Here

John Kearns walks on stage with a comically bad wig and fake teeth, much to the delight of his eager audience. It is clear to see how Kearns has won the multiple awards that he has, and quite right, the room is...

Phil Nichol: Your Wrong

Before the show starts the unmistakable presence of Phil Nichols filled the room as he moves from row to row, greeting audience members. By the time show started, Monkey Barrel’s energy isn’t that happy babble ...

Larry Dean: Fandan

Larry Dean is a knee-slappingly, stomach-crampingly funny man. In the basement of the Monkey Barrel, the Glaswegian comedian produces in his audience a very specific type of laughter: the type of laughter that ...

Larry Dean: Amused Moose Comedy Award 2016

  Describe your show to us: It’s about feeling obligated and deluded, so I cover topics like pray the gay away camps and Brexit. I’m not one for having serious bits in my show, so I tend to just take...