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Ripon, July 5th 2022

5 July @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm Arts Hub, Ripon £10

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Andrew Bird, Daliso Chaponda, and host Sully O’Sullivan

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Andrew Bird

Andrew Bird

Andrew Bird is a top headline act at venues up and down the country, and has performed all around the world.

He has been a tour support for Rhod Gilbert, Rob Brydon and on his recent arena tour Michael McIntyre - including Wembley Area and the O2 Arena. He’s also one of only seven comedians to perform for Banksy at Dismal Land.

An in-demand writer, he’s written on TV shows Jon Richardson’s Ultimate Worrier, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown ,and Lee Mack’s Duck Quacks Don’t Echo. Andrew is also a regular guest on BBC Radio’s The Rhod Gilbert Show, and has been the warm-up artist for TV shows including Taskmaster, Nevermind The Buzzcocks, Room 101 and Pointless.

“Comedy gold...Bird’s going to be a star, catch him close-up now” - The Scotsman

“Superb” - Time Out

“Birdie supported me on my arena tour and made me laugh every night. A truly excellent comedian” - Michael McIntyre


Daliso Chaponda

Britain's Got Talent finalist 2017

Daliso shot to fame on Britain’s Got Talent and has gone on to amass over 100 million YouTube views, write and star in his critically acclaimed Radio 4 show Citizen of Nowhere, and appear on QI, The Apprentice: You’re Fired, News Quiz and The Now Show.

Daliso began his comedy career in Canada with the acclaimed one man show ‘Feed This Black Man’. Following this, he began honing his craft in comedy clubs across the country, and now he regularly appears in comedy clubs and theatres across the around the world. He has been part of the Melbourne, Edinburgh, Singapore, Cape Town, and Montreal Festivals, as well as touring the UK.

In addition to stand up and radio, Daliso is also a prolific fiction writer. He has published science fiction, murder mysteries and fantasy fiction in numerous magazines and anthologies.

“Full of sharp one-liners and well crafted gags... a real talent to look out for” - ★★★★ - Metro

“He is hot property” - Evening Standard

“An expert entertainer. Gets laughs from topics other comedians shun” - The Guardian


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


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


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

Show may contain strong language and adult themes.


Doors open: 7:30pm
Show starts: 8pm

Buy tickets:

Tickets for this show are £10 per person, with doors opening at 7:30pm and the show starting at 8pm. Tickets can be bought from the link below, See Tickets, TicketMaster, Skiddle, WeGotTickets, or contact the venue directly.


5 July
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hilarity Bites Comedy Club


Arts Hub, Ripon
49a Allhallowgate
Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 1LQ United Kingdom
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Accessibility and seating:
Seating is unreserved, usually cabaret style with tables. Performances take place on the lower ground floor, and unfortunately there are a few steps leading down into the performance space.

Andrew Bird & Daliso Chaponda – Ripon – July 5th 2022

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