GLENN WOOL : Viva Forever
with KARL SPAIN
Friday 9th February
Róisín Dubh, Upstairs
Glenn began his comedy career in his hometown of Vancouver in 1995. He moved to London in 1998 and quickly became an established star of the London comedy circuit. Most recently Glenn has conquered most of the States with performances on John Oliver’s 'New York Stand-Up Show’’, as well as appearances on '8 Out Of 10 Cats', 'Never Mind The Buzzcocks', ‘Russell Howard’s Good News’ and numerous other UK stand-up shows.
Glenn wrote and starred in the second and third series of 'Comedy Cuts' for ITV. Glenn has also appeared in 28 Acts in 28 Minutes for BBC Radio 4, contributed to BBC3's The Comic Side of Seven Days, BBC Stand Up Show, Live Floor Show, The World Stands Up and Comedy Blue for Paramount and in 2005 he wrote, starred and directed his own show 'What's The Story?', broadcast on Channel 4 as part of the 'Comedy Lab' series. In 2016 Glenn was featured on The John Bishop Show on BBC1 as well hosting a new NBC series Before The Morning After. He was also recently seen on Comedians' Comedian's Comedians with Doug Stanhope.
In recent years Glenn has hit the International circuit in a big way, performing to huge crowds in Singapore, Cape Town, Melbourne, Montreal, LA, New York, Holland, Dubai, Auckland and Sydney. He won Best Comedian at the Sydney Comedy Festival 2010. He is a hugely popular addition to many of the great summer music festivals in the UK, including Reading & Leeds, Bestival, Download, Sonisphere and of course Glastonbury.
“Wool is extraordinarily funny – side-splittingly, jaw-hurtingly funny” - Time Out, Sydney
“One of the best comics in the business, go and see him now!” - CHORTLE
“An hour with Wool is worth about ten hours with many other comics.” - THE SCOTSMAN
“Railing against political correctness in a sharp and intelligent manner”- THE SKINNY
“An enjoyable set performed by a radiantly warm stand up who will make you feel like Christmas has come early” - BROADWAY BABY
“Effortlessly funny with an affability other comics can only dream of. You have to go and see Glenn Wool” - Brian Logan, The Guardian UK
“Glenn’s new show is a masterpiece of comedy which has the audience helpless with laughter. I genuinely think this is one of the best hours of comedy I have ever seen.” - Kate Copstick, The Scotsman
Tickets €12 advance / €14 on the door
Doors 8pm, Show 8:30pm