The calibre of Ceol-Mor comedy nights is nothing if not consistent and the latest (exclusive) announcement highlights this.
Top of the bill is on the List’s “ones to watch at the Edinburgh Fringe 2011”, Mark Nelson, who has a reputation for taking on political correctness and winning. Chortle described him as an “exceptionally promising talent who is well known on the Scottish circuit. It can only be a matter of time before his dark observations are presented on a much bigger”.
Compere for the evening will be Viv Gee, a trained actor and performance poet when she’s not being a stand-up comedian. She has supported a vast array of comedians including: Mark Thomas, Jo Brand and Henry Rollins. Honing her skills as a stand up comedian since the age of 15 she is described as “one of Scotland’s long-standing comedy faces”.
TV and radio appearances include Lorraine Kelly’s Make Me Happier STV, Stake Out and Hedz for CBBC, Revolver, The Key, and Velvet Soup for BBC 2, The Today Programme for Radio 4, Fred Macaulay Show, Cover Stories, Comedy Café and Velvet Cabaret all for Radio Scotland.
Support for the night will come from Daniel Downie, Adam Struth, Ross Main and Asim Ali
Tickets are £5 on the door and £4 prior to the gig