DUBLIN 98’s famous Toll Trolls are coming to Belfast to spread some festive fun. M and 50 – named after the M50 motorway that runs around Dublin – will swap their toll bridge home for the Grand Opera House in Belfast as part of the Festive Funnies Tour.

Top international comedians will perform alongside the cream of local comedy for this festive treat, running from November 28 to December 19. The best stand up acts – including Phill Jupitus and the Whose Line is It Anyway players, Stewart Francis, Fred MacAuley and John Bishop – will be taking to the stage.
Please note that these productions contain strong language.


Friday 28th November:
Compered by the Dublin Toll Trolls.
STEWART FRANCIS hailed as “one of the funniest comedians in the world” will be joined by Craig Ferguson, the Late Late Show (CBS) and one of the stars on the BBC sitcom NOT GOING OUT. He has also recently appeared on Mock the Week. JAKE O KANE from BBC hit comedy show The Blame Game and FRED MAC AULAY host of The Fred Mac Aulay Show on BBC Scotland and regular panellist on the BBC comedy shows Have I got News For You? And Mock The Week and the News Quiz on BBC Radio 4. Fred also appears regularly at the world renowned Comedy Store in London.

Friday 5th December:
WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY with special guest PHILL JUPITUS team captain on BBC comedy show Never Mind the Buzzcocks. Phil will join Steve Frost, Richard Vranch, Steve Steen and Andy Smart for some world class comedy where the audience are as much part of the show as are the comedians

Friday 12th December:
COLIN MURPHY from BBC 1 hit comedy show The Blame Game and The Panel on RTE, JOHN COLLEARY from Head Wreckers on Channel 4 and CRAIG HILL star of Craig Hills Out Tonight and the Live Floor Show on BBC.

Friday 19th December:
Compered by the Dublin Toll Trolls.
JOHN BISHOP from Liverpool who’s one man comedy show at the Edinburgh Fringe festival this year provided an alternative perspective on the city of culture. John appears on Channel 4’s 8 Out of 10 Cats. TIM MC GARRY from Give My Head Peace and The Blame Game on BBC, BRENDAN BURKE whose appearances include Fr Ted Channel 4, Tubridy Tonight RTE, The Empire Laughs Back BBC and his own sell out comedy show at Vicars Street, Dublin.
Tickets are priced from £12-£18 and are on sale at the Grand Opera House box office on 02890241919 or go online at www.goh.co.uk