Edinburgh Comedy Newcomer Award winner and star of brand new Channel 4 sitcom Man Down ROISIN CONATY takes her solo show Lifehunter on her first ever UK tour this autumn. Lifehunter explores how everyone in life is looking for something; to belong, to love, to forget, and also keys. People spend a lot of time looking for their keys. Poxy things.
ROISIN is set to star as Jo in GREG DAVIES’ hotly-anticipated Friday-night primetime sitcom Man Down, alongside GREG, RIK MAYALL and MIKE WOZNIAK. She has starred in BBC Three’s Impractical Jokers with PAUL MCCAFFREY, JOEL DOMMETT and MAREK LARWOOD, a second series is set to air next year. Other television credits include Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC Three), Have I Got News For You (BBC One), Dave’s One Night Stand (DAVE), Victoria Wood’s Angina Monologues (Sky 1) and Show and Tell (E4). ROISIN has also appeared on The News Quiz, It’s Your Round and Arthur Smith’s Balham Bash all for BBC Radio 4. She has her own pilot on Channel 4 set for broadcast in 2014.
ROISIN CONATY is a multi-talented writer and performer who has received rave reviews at the prestigious Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Edinburgh Comedy Festival. After winning the Edinburgh Comedy Newcomer Award, ROISIN went on to win the Laughing Horse New Act Award and was a finalist in the Amused Moose and Funny Women Competitions.
WHAT THE PRESS HAS SAID ABOUT ROISIN CONATY:
“A fast-paced, refreshing and exciting talent with an engaging and original world view”
The Sunday Times
“Savvy and sassy, Conaty is certainly one to watch” The Independent
“A seriously talented rising Star” Time Out
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Thursday 10 Stafford Gatehouse MET
Friday 11 Birmingham Comedy Festival, Glee Clubs Studio
Friday 18 Brighton Comedy Festival, Dome Studio
Saturday 26 Windsor, The Firestation
Sunday 3 Edinburgh, The Stand
Monday 4 Glasgow, The Stand
Saturday 9 Cambridge Junction
Saturday 16 Durham Gala Theatre
Wednesday 27 Thirsk Town Hall
Thursday 28 Nottingham, Glee Club Studio
Friday 29 Barnsley Civic
Saturday 30 London, Lost Theatre
Friday 06 Reading South Street Arts
Saturday 07 Milton Keynes Stables Theatre Studio
Sunday 08 Canterbury Marlowe Theatre Studio
Friday 21 Leicester Comedy Festival, Crumblin’ Cookie
Avalon is one of the leading promoters of live comedy in the UK. Recent highlights include: RUSSELL HOWARD performing to over 240,000 fans with sell-out tour Right Here, Right Now; AL MURRAY’s twice extended show Al Murray The Pub Landlord The Only Way Is Epic, including two dates at the Queen’s Theatre, London; Edinburgh Comedy Award and the Barry Award winning RUSSELL KANE’s tour Posturing Delivery; RICHARD HERRING returning to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for his 25th year; DAVE GORMAN’s Barry Award nominated sell-out tour Powerpoint Presentation; GREG DAVIES’s Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated, triple-extended, 109 date sell-out show Firing Cheeseballs at a Dog and new tour The Back of My Mum’s Head, including two dates at the Hammersmith Apollo; LEE NELSON’s sell-out date at the IndigO2 with Lee Nelson Live; ROB DELANEY selling out his UK debut London run at Soho Theatre in one hour from a single tweet; U.S.’s number one podcasting comedian PAUL F. TOMPKINS playing the UK for the first time at London’s Soho Theatre.