Topcliffe, September 4th 2018

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Duncan Oakley, Sully O'Sullivan, and host Tom Houghton

Show details:

Duncan Oakley

Duncan Oakley

As heard on BBC Radio 4's "Shappi Talk", Duncan Oakley is an artschool dropout and songwriter who has performed live since he was fifteen and then joined the comedy circuit in 1999. Duncan performs an infectious mix of musical comedy and stand up with one of his trusty guitars - Maurice (Fender Strat), No.7 (acoustic) or his Les Paul (the Lezza) by his side.

With an eye and ear for the silly, rude, playful and downright irritating occurrences of life Duncan musters up songs that not only make you laugh, they bury into the recesses of your mind and find you a humming tune with a smile on your face 3 days later, confused and wondering where it’s come from.


A talented all-round musician Duncan can also perform with harmonica, drums & piano as a one man musical whirlwind, and is a regular at the biggest comedy clubs around the UK and also all of the biggest music festivals.




“Oakley's routine deftly mixes the tunes with the stand-up” - City Life

“There's laughter and there’s laughter and if you want to experience real mccoy, genuine, honestly felt, uncontrollable cachinnation the best place is at a Duncan Oakley gig” - Plymouth Herald

“...the encore had me in tears of laughter” - BBC

“...an excellent entertainer and musical/comedy genius well worth seeing!” - The National Student

Sully O'Sullivan

Sully O'Sullivan

Sully O'Sullivan has been declared a highlight of the New Zealand International Comedy Festival by The NZ Herald, a highlight of the Glasgow International Comedy Festival by The Scotsman, featured on Australian TV’s The Comedy Channel, hosted a sellout standup tour of Croatia, won Canada’s annual Improvaganza Tournament, and completed 2 UK national tours supporting cult Heavy Metal Comic Steve Hughes.

First stepping onto a standup stage in June 1998, Sully's talent gained instant recognition as he won his first national standup award less than 12 months later. 9 years on he’s featured in four seasons of New Zealand’s award winning TV standup showcase 'Pulp Comedy', been nominated for the NZ Comedy Industry's supreme award by the NZ Comedy Trust, and nominated by his fellow performers for the title of NZ's Best MC.


“Amazing” - NME

“A blast of hilarity” - Manchester Evening News

“A wicked sense of humour” - BBC

Tom Houghton

Tom Houghton

Tom Houghton was previously 1/5th of comedy troupe "The Noise Next Door" and is now taking the comedy circuit by storm with his quick wit, charming persona and ludicrous comedy songs.

Regularly performing up and down the country and abroad, you may even have caught him on Channel Fours "First Dates Hotel", or at his sell-out debut Edinburgh Fringe show, which went on tour in early 2018.

Strap in and be prepared to have your funny bones tickled and your levels of decency questioned by one of the hottest new acts around.


“this unexpected tour de force warrants a 21-gun salute” - ★★★★ – The Daily Telegraph

“Please take my advice. Get a ticket today. Tomorrow may well be too late. A Star is Born” - ★★★★★ – One 4 Review

“The long awaited male answer to Bridget Jones made flesh” - ★★★★ – The Daily Telegraph

This show will also feature a newer act in the middle.

Ticket Prices

Tickets £8 in advance or £10 on the day.

Venue Information

The Angel at Topcliffe
Long Street
Topcliffe
YO7 3RW

Tel: 01845 578 000

Show Times

Doors open 7:30pm
Show starts 8pm
Show ends 10:30pm (approximately)

Accessibility and seating

Seating is unreserved, usually cabaret style with tables.

The venue is fully wheelchair accessible.

Buy tickets online directly from Hilarity Bites:

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Other ticket outlets:

In person from The Angel, or telephone 01845 578 000

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