Wednesday, February 9th, Arch one

I’m always excited when we have a line-up with acts I’ve not seen, especially if they’re new acts. Not knowing what to expect keeps you on your toes as an MC. Well last night’s show at Arch1 had several new faces to G&B and each and every one hit the mark brilliantly. Kicking things off we had Joe O’Donovan, who’s dad had a great way of summarising bedtime stories when Joe was a kid. Goldilocks, for example, came down to ‘don’t fuck with bears!’. After Joe we had Jake O’Brien Murphy, who has a great game to play while in

Tuesday, December 7th, Star of Kings, Nightmare Before Christmas Show

Six years ago to the day was our first G&B’s Nightmare Before Christmas show, an evening dedicated to comedy’s darker side. It was from the success of this night we developed our Dark Delights shows (the next one is February 22nd), a space where acts could experiment with darker comedy in the knowledge an audience knew what was in store. Good dark comedy is possibly the most difficult to hone and perfect. Too often we see young comics come to the stage with tasteless gags that they think are funny and when they get a cold response from a room

Wednesday, December 1st, Arch One

Well we had an awesome night of comedy at Arch1 last night. Everyone was on cracking form and the audience were lapping it up. First to the stage was the sumptuous, sartorial silliness of Jack Davies and just why blow-jobs are wrong and complimenting someone’s shoes is an insult. Next was Danny John Scott, the teacher who is inspiring a whole new generation of burger technicians and Hollyoaks’ extras. It was then over to Shuang Teng who learned a whole new language because she was just too polite to correct a colleague who thought she was Japanese. Next was the

Wednesdays at Arch One

Headlining December 1st at Arch1 we have the brilliant Sean Knox and the utter legend that is Jimbo. Bringing the laughs for the rest of the night we have this fabulous lot: Doug Graves Barbara Fernandez Jack Davies David Parsons Omodara Olatunji Mr Lorraine Connor Yeates Lim Ajay Rose Joseph O’Donovan Louis Brady Emma Richardson Marc Molnar Tom Cousins Peter Wallace Show starts at 7.30pm.