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Hartlepool, June 23rd 2022

23 June @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hops & Cheese, Hartlepool £10

Hilarity Bitesize New Act & New Material Night, with Sully O’Sullivan, Kate McCabe, host Rick Molland & support

Show details:

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

 

Kate McCabe

Kate McCabe

American comic Kate McCabe moved to Manchester from the US over a decade ago with her Scottish partner - putting the wheels in motion shortly after George W Bush was elected for a second term as President!

Growing up in Erie, Pennsylvania, Kate studied theatre arts at New York University, and following her passion for stand-up comedy, Kate continued to make us laugh, perforning throughout New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, New Jersey and the UK.



When not performing stand-up, she also writes and performs with Manchester-based sketch group The Tourists, hosts her own alternative comedy night, Sidekick Comedy, in Manchester's Gay Village, and also performs improv with ComedySportz - the Manchester-based comedy troupe who battle it out for the biggest laughs.


“Delivers strong material with aplomb” - Three Weeks

“McCabe stormed the venue... a thorough delight to watch” - Arts in Leicester

“McCabe’s material is consistently good, often making the room spin with laughter” - The Student Journal

 

Rick Molland

Rick Molland

Not many Englishmen can cut it as an MC in a Scottish Comedy Club - but that's exactly what Rick Molland does every weekend of the year.

An award winning film maker and former Scottish Comedian of the Year runner-up, having proven his comedy metal in some of the most formidable environments Scotland has to offer, including T in the Park, Rockness, and The Wickerman Festivals, Rick Molland is now resident compère at Edinburgh's Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.


“no-holds-barred comedy” - Edinburgh Evening News

“perfect for the role of compere” - Three Weeks

“ audacious” - The Scotsman

 

This show will also feature support from several new acts, and established acts performing new material.

 

Note: Line-ups are subject to change in extreme, and unavoidable, circumstances.

Show may contain strong language and adult themes.


Timings

Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 7:30pm


Buy tickets:

Tickets for this show are £10 per person, with doors opening at 7pm and the show starting at 7:30pm. Tickets can be bought from the link below, See Tickets, TicketMaster, Skiddle, WeGotTickets, or contact the venue directly.

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Accessibility and seating:
Seating is unreserved, usually a mixture of theatre style seating and cabaret style with tables. Performances take place on the ground floor, and the venue is fully wheelchair accessible.
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