Friday Night Comedy with Otiz Cannelloni
Come and enjoy some top stand up comedy at Hideaway with headliners Otiz Canneloni, Erich McElroy and Grainne Maguire (MC) plus funny guests!
£8 in advance, £10 on the door
***If you are booking for your birthday the birthday person will receive free entry and a welcome cocktail if they produce photo ID on arrival. The birthday must fall within 7 days of the night you wish to attend. Please state in your bookings notes if it is a birthday group and tell us the name of the person celebrating. Do not purchase a ticket in advance for the birthday person, only purchase tickets for the rest of the group. Mistakes will not be refunded.
Otiz Cannelloni combines the illusion of magic and the logic of stand up to produce a hybrid comic creation. With a mind more suited to testing crash helmets, his performance fluctuates between sheer genius and downright stupidity. Just when you suspect he doesn’t have a clue, Cannelloni removes all doubt. When this man is on stage the dressing room empties, as the rest of the comics rush to watch and learn from his mistakes. It’s taken years of practice to make something so simple look so difficult.
Despite various television appearances – The Stand Up Show BBC 1 - Stuff The White Rabbit BBC 2 - producers are prepared to forgive and forget, mostly forget.
Still, there’s always the cruise liners.
“Master of Mirth and Minimalist Magic …Delightful.” TIME OUT
“A magical Wag. Bewitching.” GUARDIAN
“Sheer hilarity that clearly no one wanted to see end.” THE STAGE
“A laugh a minute.” THE AGE. MELBOURNE. AUSTRALIA
“Don’t we have laws against this sort of thing?” SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST
Erich is a stand-up comedian and writer. Originally from Seattle, he moved to the UK in 2000 and in 2007 collected his British passport.
His latest show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, (US) Electile Dysfunction, received numerous four and five star reviews and was a hit with audiences.
Erich is a regular on the comedy circuit appearing at top clubs in the UK and in Europe. Erich has appeared on BBC Breakfast, Newsnight, Sky News and Five News. He has been heard talking comedy and politics on BBC 5 Live, BBC Surrey, BBC Berkshire and regularly on TalkRadio.
“This is political stand-up at its best.” BroadwayBaby
“Brilliant observation.” Chortle
“An American by birth, but British at heart.” ThreeWeeks
“Well worth it, even if you’re not in the least bit political.” Edinburgh Evening News
“A box worth ticking.” Metro
“Smart, sharp, endearing comic.” The List
Grainne Maguire as MC
"Highly promising, has a big future ahead of her" - Time Out.
“An engaging and natural performer with has deep reserves of excitable energy...enjoyably bizarre" -Chortle
“Nice observations…can employ understatement with the dry mastery of a Father Ted script" - Chortle
“Popular with audiences and comedians alike…excellent set... inspired and extremely funny” - Inside Comedy
“Surreal Irish charm” - 7 magazine Brighton
Featured in The Stand "Best of Irish" and "Pick of the Fringe Showcase" Edinburgh 2008 and star of Edinburgh hit "The Cheese and Pineapple Club 2008
"Kooky and gauche ****" The List
"Charming..delights the audience..gets big laughs ****"BroadwayBaby
“Inspired moments…fun and well observed..talent on the way up" Fringe Report
"Novel and ingenious" One 4 Review