Patrick Monahan (comedian)
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23 June 1976 |
Winner of Take the Mike in 2001
Winner of Show Me the Funny in 2011
Patrick Monahan (born 1976) is an Irish-Iranian stand-up comedian best known for performing seven times at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, including five solo shows. He won the first series of Take the Mike in 2001 and Show Me the Funny in 2011, both shows aired on ITV.
Patrick is a comedy festival regular and has performed solo shows in cities including Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leicester and Manchester, and also at most major venues throughout the UK, year round. He has also performed across the globe, from the Ireland to the Middle East, Qatar, Dubai, and across most of Europe, including Luxembourg, Germany, Brussels, France, Greece and Monaco.
Monahan’s humour relies heavily on audience interaction and an animated story-telling style that draws on his own experiences of growing up in Teesside to Irish and Iranian parents.