Comedy Night – Karl Spain

Event Description

Karl Spain has been a staple of Irish stand-up comedy for twenty years and will be bringing his new show ‘Sure What Would You Expect’ to the Killorglin venue for the very first time on Fri June 28th.In 2005, Karl achieved nationwide renown for his TV series Karl Spain Wants A Woman. This was a huge success in that he not only got huge ratings but he also found himself a woman. In 2009 he filmed Karl Spain Wants to Rock but did not get a woman from that show. He has also appeared on Liffey LaughsThe Late Late ShowThe PanelTubridy TonightThe Afternoon Show and The Offside Show and Operation Transformation. Most recently, Karl was the face of the Ray Darcy Show’s Stand Up and Be Funny Competition, a country wide search for the new voices of Irish comedy.Karl has also performed stand up on television all over the world – the U.S, the Middle East, Australia and even as far away as England.Karl’s radio work includes Don’t Quote Me with the late Sean Hughes for RTÉ Radio 1 and You Couldn’t Make It Up for Newstalk.He regularly performs at festivals such as Kilkenny Cat Laughs, the Galway Comedy Festival, the Vodafone Comedy Festival, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Montreal Just for Laughs. Karl has toured Australia as well as the United States and South Africa.In 2019 Karl toured internationally with Kevin Bridges. He also performed around Ireland with Bernard O’Shea in their show, Fat Chancers. In recent years he has toured and supported Kevin Bridges on his Irish tour and recently brought his own nationwide one man show entitled ‘Well, What Did You Expect?’ Karl talks about how we are where we are and how to solve all the world’s problems.Support on the night is from Tipp native and now almost ‘adopted Killorglin man’, John Caplis who was introduced into the world of comedy by Karl way back in 2002. 
Start Time: 20:
End Time: 23:
Date: June 28, 2024
Venue: 10 Bridge Street
Venue Phone: 066 976 2347
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