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Patrick Monahan : started from the bottom, now I’m here

Patrick Monahan : started from the bottom, now I’m here

The Yard, 11-12 Bull Yard, Coventry CV1 1LH

04/05/2019, 18:00 - 04/05/2019, 19:00

Patrick Monahan : started from the bottom, now I’m here

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Brand new stand up show from multi award winning Irish Iranian comedian Patrick Monahan.

Patrick was born in Iran, then moved to the outskirts of Middlesbrough where he grew up poor immigrant working class living in a caravan. Flash forward 2 decades & now lives with his upper middle class girlfriend in a house.

Patrick was born in Ahvaz in Iran, with Persian, Arab & Irish roots.

His family travelled from the Middle East to the North East of England in 1980.

Always an outsider in every country or town he has lived, never actually fitting in like a local.

His family were poor working class and lived in a caravan for most of his early teenage years on the outskirts of Middlesbrough. 

Always living an immigrant working class life. Eating rice every day, no alcohol, traditionally raised Iranian and they couldn’t afford any family holidays. The only time Patrick & his family went abroad was the once which was to the UK from Iran in 1980 and his family never left since.

Flash forward 2 decades and Patrick now has an upper middle class Partner. Her family holiday regularly and work in the high end Art world.

Laugh & cry at Patrick’s crazy, confused, fast changing life as he compares living as a poor working class immigrant in a caravan for most of his upbringing to this last year of his life living with his upper middle class girlfriend and skiing for the first time in his life, with millionaires and billionaires on a ski slope where he feels even more out of place. Will Patrick ever fit in anywhere or is he destined to be an outsider for ever.

He started from the bottom & now he’s here, where ever here is!

 

AGE GUIDELINE:

12+ (there’s no swearing or anything graphic or offensive in the show).

 

This show starts at 6pm prompt. Please arrive atleast 15 minutes before the show is due to start.
Tickets are just £5 advance to guarantee you entry to the event. 

OR you can turn up to the venue, and if there are still tickets available, you can go into the show for FREE! There will be a bucket at the end of the show, and you can Pay What You Think It's Worth (PWYTIW)

 

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You cancatch Tom Glover performing at The Phoenix as part of the very first Coventry Comedy Festival!

For 10 days the city will play host to comedians and acts across multiple Coventry city centre venues.

The festival will welcome internationally renowned comedians and performers who will bring a variety of comedy shows to Coventry, to perform alongside local talent. You can expect to see Stand-up comedy, improv comedy, musical comedy, family shows and much more that will be on offer for everyone to enjoy and have a giggle. 

See who else is performing at www.coventrycomedyfestival.com

 

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