Patrick Monahan

Patrick Monahan brings his sell-out show to Leeds for Irish History Month

Patrick Monahan

Following another sell out run at the 2014 Edinburgh Festival, Patrick Monahan hits Carriageworks Theatre on Saturday 21 March with his energetically witty and charming family show Adventures in Monahan Land.


Expect plenty of playful audience interaction from this loveable the Irish/Iranian Teessider as he arrives in Leeds during the 9th annual Irish History Month as presented by the Irish Arts Foundation.  Monahan’s humour is renowned for quick-witted banter with the crowd and an animated story-telling style that draws on his unique family heritage and life experiences.


Early in 2014 Patrick took part in the hit family entertainment series Splash! (ITV) and was also seen on Fake Reaction (ITV) and on Man Up (Fox). A regular 2014 guest on Not The One Show (London Live), this autumn he will be appearing in the brand new series of Celebrity Squares (ITV). Last year Patrick could be seen as host of Jongleurs Live! (Sky) and on 12 Again (CBBC/BBC2). His other 2013 TV appearances include Comedy Annual (ITV1) Daybreak (ITV1) Loose Women (ITV1) and The Wright Stuff (C5). In 2012 he took part in Let’s Dance for Sports Relief on BBC, won Best Newcomer at the Loaded LAFTA Awards and Forth Radio Best Stand-Up People’s Choice Award for his hit show Hug Me I Feel Good.

Patrick was winner of the 2011 ITV1 series Show Me The Funny which led to the release of his debut DVD Patrick Monahan Live (2 Entertain).


“A definite must see”

✭✭✭✭  – Edinburgh Festivals Magazine

“Monahan is a supremely engaging performer, adored by his audiences and capable of some terrific comedy”

– The Scotsman

“Monahan possesses the rare ability to be hilarious without being outrageous”

✭✭✭✭✭  – Three Weeks

“The same mix of control and on-stage charisma as a young Alan Davies”

✭✭✭✭  – The Herald 2012


Sat 21 March, 8pm

Tickets: £13 (£12 concession)


Tickets for all Carriageworks Theatre productions can be booked on 0113 224 3801, online through the website at or in person at the Carriageworks Theatre Box Office, Millennium Square, Leeds, LS2 3AD.


The Carriageworks Theatre is a modern venue located in the Electric Press on Millennium Square programming a wide variety of theatre and film and events for the whole family. It is the proud home of the Leeds Civic Arts Guild, the Carriageworks Young Theatre Makers and a wide range of weekly classes open to the Leeds community.

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