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We are pleased to announce this evening of fun, laugher and unique experience at IMPA London on the 10th September at the QEII.

Evening will Commence at 19:45
with an introduction by our
Compere for the evening Patrick Monahan

Opening Act Esther Manito

Break for 25 minutes

Middle Act Stefano Paolini

Break 25 minutes

Closing Act Russell Hicks

Evening Closes at 10.20pm

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Patrick Monahan (Compere)

BBC One’s The One Show, ITV's Loose Women, BBC's Let's Dance For Sport Relief, ITV's Splash.
Much loved audience favourite Irish Iranian Geordie Patrick Monahan blends a high energy comedy style with hilarious and engaging topical and observational material. Known for working a room, Patrick is adored by his audiences with whom he makes an effortless connection. Patrick has performed all over the world, including Dubai, Australia, New York, Norway, and almost every town and city in Britain. With a family-friendly fanbase, his shows cover topics such as class, family, relationships and his hilarious observations of daily life. He has performed over sixteen solo shows at the Edinburgh Festival over consecutive years, which have then toured to sell-out crowds, both nationally and internationally. Patrick has recorded four solo comedy specials, released online and on DVD. He has made multiple television appearances on BBC One, BBC Two, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Sky. He was also the winner of two ITV competition series, Take the Mike and Show Me the Funny.

Patrick Monahan Showreel

Esther Manito (Opening Act)

BBC Live At The Apollo, ITV The Stand Up Sketch Show, Dave's Hypothetical.
An Arab Essex girl who will challenge every single preconception of what that means. As seen on Live At The Apollo (BBC), The Stand Up Sketch Show (ITV), Hypothetical (Dave) and heard on: BBC Sounds Russell Kane’s Evil Genius, co-hosting Radio 4 Extra's Newsjack Unplugged, CBBC Bitesize Parents, BBC's Breaking the News and Russell Kane’s Boys Don’t Cry. Esther’s solo show #NotAllMen won best show at Leicester Comedy Festival 2021. Esther has supported Alan Davies, Shappi Khorsandi, Sindhu Vee, Jason Manford, Jo Brand and Al Murray and she was the first female comedian to perform at Dubai Opera House.

Esther Manito Showreel

Stefano Paolini (Middle Act)

ITV Britain's Got Talent, Channel 4's Double Take, BBC Radio 4's Dead Ringers.Stefano Paolini is a comedian who performs impressions, characters and beatboxing to create highly entertaining routines. He has been a stand-up comedian for over 25 years and some of his highlights include finishing runner up in both So You Think You're Funny and the BBC New Comedy Awards. Recently, he was a semi-finalist in the prestigious prime time television show Britain’s Got Talent on ITV. Stefano has also appeared on BBC Radio 4's Dead Ringers and Channel 4's Double Take.  Stefano performs all over the U.K and abroad including Germany, Malta, Switzerland, Italy, Belgium, Holland, Dubai, Abu-Dhabi, Doha, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, and Myanmar. Stefano has been described as "the best voice merchant on the circuit is Paolini " Evening Standard.

Stefano Paolini Showreel

Russell Hicks (Closing Act)

ITV's Stand Up Sketch Show, Amazon Prime's Lovestruck High, Sky Comedy. Russell Hicks is one of the UK’s most razor-sharp and exciting comic talents. An American based in London, he is a provocative and exuberant comedian with a rockstar edge, and has appeared on some of the UK’s biggest TV networks, including Channel 4, BBC and ITV. Russell headlines at every major club across the UK, including The Stand, Glee Club and Up the Creek, and holds a residency at Top Secret Comedy Club in London. He also compères major events like the Leeds and Reading Festivals, as well as curated indie venues, historic theatres like the Hammersmith Apollo, and private members clubs across Europe. For his undeniable and prolific work in live performance, Russell was endorsed as a Global Talent by Arts Council England in 2022. He was winner of Best Show in The Prague Fringe Festival 2024. In 2022 Russell starred in the Prime Video series Lovestruck High, which was narrated by Lindsay Lohan, as the loveable Texan Coach Hughes.  He’s written for and starred in ITV’s Stand Up Sketch Show and won the Channel 4 competition series Captive Audience with his fully improvised stand-up. Russell regularly entertains studio audiences at Have I Got News For You, The Last Leg, and As Yet Untitled. He is a Spotlight registered actor and enjoys both comic and dramatic roles. This is alongside his Stateside work with legendary Hollywood clubs The Comedy Store, The Improv and The Laugh Factory.

Russell Hicks Showreel


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