4-28 Sept 2006. Little Britain Live by successful comic duo Matt Lucas and David Williams is just one of the highlights of the 3rd edition of the Bulmers International Comedy Festival in Dublin. The programme also includes the Umbilical Brothers (4-9 Sept), Deidre OKane (6 Sept), local hero Ed Byrne(17 Sept) and Ross Noble (20 Sept). Blackadder star Tony Robinson performs his Cunning Night Out (7 Sept) followed by a homage to brilliant American comedian the late Bill Hicks entitled Bill Hicks Slight Return performed by Chas Early (13 Sept) at the Olympia. The Gaiety Theatre hosts international hit comedy Stones in his Pockets by Irish writer Marie Jones, starring Simon Delaney and Hugh Lee (11-30 Sept). Other festival venues include The Point and Andrews Lane Theatre. Admission 40-25. For times, prices and venues see website.
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Bulmers Comedy Festival.
The Olympia Theatre is at 73 Dame Street, Dublin 1E. Opposite Dublin Castle, 15 minutes walk from O'Connell Street. By public transport, any bus going to the city centre. Tel. +353 0818 719300