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Audience favourite Patrick Monahan blends a high energy comedy style with hilarious and engaging topical and observational material. Known for working a room, Patrick is adored by his audiences with whom he makes an effortless connection!
From February 2016 the family’s favourite funnyman (and occasional disco dancer) is on tour across the UK with his brand new stand-up show The Disco Years! Charged by Patrick’s memories and reminiscences of being an immigrant to Great Britain, this is a laugh out loud show that is both thoughtful and smart as well as brilliantly silly!
Early in 2014 Patrick took part in the hit family entertainment series ‘Splash!’ (ITV) and appeared on the brand new series of ‘Celebrity Squares’ (ITV). He was also seen on ‘Fake Reaction’ (ITV) and on ‘Man Up’ (Fox) and was a regular 2014 guest on ‘Not The One Show’ (London Live). Last year Patrick could be seen as host of ‘Jongleurs Live!’ (Sky) and on ‘12 Again’ (CBBC/BBC2).
His 2013 TV appearances include ‘Comedy Annual’ (ITV1) ‘Daybreak’ (ITV1) ‘Loose Women’ (ITV1) and ‘The Wright Stuff’ (C5).
Patrick was named ‘Britain’s Hardest Working Comedian 2015’ by www.Ents24.com for playing the highest number of venues in the UK!
In 2012 he took part in Let’s Dance for Sports Relief on BBC, won Best Newcomer at the Loaded LAFTA Awards and Forth Radio Best Stand-Up People’s Choice Award for his hit show ‘Hug Me I Feel Good’.
Patrick is also a regular MC and headlining act at the top London and UK comedy clubs and in addition to this he is in huge demand on the corporate circuit as an after dinner speaker and awards host.
"One to watch (for the future)" Time Out (2001)
"All energy and bustle, Monahan has it in him to become a perfect circuit comedian and compere" Time Out (Malcolm Hay - 2002)
"An upbringing infused with culture clashes and his unconventional mind, Monahan is a hybrid calamity with a comic pedigree that's all his own." The List (Maureen Ellis - 2002)
"He has all the charm of Ed Byrne, the energy of Adam Bloom and wild leaps of imagination that are resonant of Ross Noble" The List (Maureen Ellis - 2002)
"Manic physical comic" The Guardian (William Cook - 2002)
"This gifted livewire commands the stage with a mix of wit and force of personality" (Bruce Dessau) Evening Standard 2003
"Engaging & genuinely enlightening" The Scotsman 2003
"Bright young talent" The Sunday Times 2003
"Lovable Stuff" The Independent 2003
"Monahan brightens any night he plays, he exudes warmth & charisma, an irrepressibly friendly & ebullient personality" Marissa Burgess, Manchester City Life 2005
"Thoughtful Comedy" Guardian 2005
"He is charming with a crowd with a fearless streak. He moves around the stage like a boxer working a ring, covering all angles and staying light on his feet. He is a walking advert for world harmony. Hearts will be broken, socks will be laughed off." The Scottish Herald 2005
"High energy & conviction, his material is great; he's going (to go) far" The Sunday Times 2005
"Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant. Audience interaction skills are perfectly pitched. Deserves every award going." Edinburgh Guide
"Perfect game show host. Tiggerish energy that could power the national grid" London Evening Standard
"Choice one-liners, charming banter, thought provoking but still extremely cheering stuff" The List
"Comic masterpiece" Chortle
"Quick fire wit and entertaining persona. Will have you falling off your seat" 3 weeks
"Is simply the nicest person ever born. He could make you grin while punching your mother, which he would never do." Time Out London
cracking material, wry banter, brilliant and clever observations, had the audience
roar with laughter" Luxembourg Press