Hailing from ‘The Rebel County’ (That’s Cork for anyone outside Ireland!), Chris gave up the day job as an electrician, to pursue his calling in comedy. Having shared the stage with the likes of Bill Burr, Dylan Moran, David O’ Doherty, PJ Gallagher and Neil Delamare, Chris himself is en route to becoming a household name.
His festival appearances include The Kilkenny Cat Laughs, The Vodafone Comedy Festival, Electric Picnic, All Together Now, Body and Soul and many more on the Irish scene. He has had a number of successful runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and performed at the Irish comedy Festival Dubai as well as the Kansas Irish Festival in America.
As an actor, he can be seen in The Young Offenders (BBC/RTÉ) and Sharon Horgan’s Women On The Verge (UKTV/ RTÉ). Other television appearances include, the RTÉ 2 panel show Next Year’s News, and The Craig Doyle Show. In the UK, he has appeared on Russell Howard’s Stand Up Centralfor Comedy Central.
On radio, he has been a regular panelist for the RTE Radio 1 show The Second Republic and a guest panelist on BBC’s The Blame Game.
In 2010 he was the recipient of the Comedy Smack Down Award at the Galway Comedy festival, and Winner of the Bullmer’s Nuttin’ But Funny Comedy Award 2009. Following on from being listed as “One to Watch” in The Dublin magazine’s “Red Hot and Rising” for 2012, Chris Kent was voted as one of the Top Five Irish Comedians by Hot Press Magazine in 2013.
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Some House Keeping:
This is a very limited capacity outdoors show.
Tickets are sold in pods of 4 (eg a ticket for 4 people ) and in pods of 2 (a ticket for 2 people)
Seating is spaced in accordance with all relevant Government health and safety guidelines.
Attendees will be required to present their ticket on arrival.
The purchaser of the ticket will be the lead contact and as such have to be present to claim tickets.
Attendees will be required to wear masks upon arrival until seated.
Table service only.
Attendees will be required to leave after the performance.
Please do not attend if you are displaying any Covid symptoms.
Please dress for the weather.
Ticket holders will be notified of any changes to Government Guidelines in advance of the show
This performance is supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht Sport and Media