Craic Den Comedy presents Hatty Preston + Colum McDonnell


Date: 14 Oct 2023
Time: 9:30pm (Vintage Room)
Ticket Price: €13-€15 BUY TICKET

Hatty Preston + Colum McDonnell

Saturday 14th October, Doors 9:30pm, The Vintage Room

Craic Den Comedy Club brings the best Irish and international comedians to the stage every week in Dublin city. As seen on their acclaimed TV show on Virgin Media, The Craic Den will deliver you a medicinal dose of laughs all evening long.

Colum McDonnell

Colum McDonnell is a comedian and actor best known for his television appearances and writing credits on the IFTA nominated satirical RTE sketch show ‘Irish Pictorial Weekly’. He currently stars in the RTE comedy show ‘Bridget and Eamon’ as Eamon’s hapless friend ‘Fierce Handy Frank’.

Colum has been described as having ‘The intelligence of Arsene Wenger, the looks of Che Guevara and the accent of Jim Corr’.

‘A born storyteller, he really lights up the stage’ The Scotsman

‘Irish Pictorial Weekly is splutter-your-tea-across-the-room hilarious’ The Irish Times

Hatty Preston

Hatty is a London-born, Chicago-built comedian.

In London she is a regular at comedy clubs across the city and was the 2018 winner of ‘Breakin Thru’ stand up competition. Whilst in Chicago she was a regular at all major comedy venues: Laugh Factory, Zanies, Comedy Bar and Second City. She has opened for major US comics such as Mike E Winfield (Zanies, Rosemont), Hunter Hill (Greenhouse Theatre, Chicago) and Eddie Ifft (Zanies Chicago). She has featured at venues across the US including: The Virgil, Los Angeles; The Comedy Bar, Nashville and comedy festivals across the US such as Cleveland, Ohio; Iowa City, Iowa; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Raleigh, North Carolina.

As an actress, Hatty is best known for playing Princess Maribel in Lionsgate’s ‘The Royals’ on E! Entertainment and for originating the role of Minty in Jennifer Saunders’s ‘Viva Forever!’ in London’s West End.

Andrew Dorman

Based in Dublin, Andrew has been performing stand up for a decade, and has taken to the stage in Europe, New York and Asia. A regular on the Dublin Club scene, with performances at the Vodafone Comedy Carnival and 2 Edinburgh Fringe shows under his belt, Andrew’s sharp lines never disappoint.

John O’Keeffe

John has established himself as one of the most exciting stand-ups emerging in the Irish comedy scene. Winner of the “Best New Act” Award at the 2019 Bray Comedy Festival, John has been featured on FM104 and is a contributing writer to The God Pod Twitter account.
Praised for his likability, comedy writing and stage presence, he has performed on shows with top comedians such as David O’ Doherty, Brian Kiley, Joanne McNally, and Scott Capurro, and regularly gigs at the best venues across Ireland. In 2019 he brought a show to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and debuted a new show at the Scene and Heard festival in 2022, and again in 2023.