Past Shows

Fireworks and Mash has been in business since August 2012 and in that time we’ve booked well over 70 shows. From household names to the up-and-coming comedy stars of the future. See the full list of past shows below or visit all our future shows here.

2012

Bernard O’Shea
David O’Doherty
Scott Capurro’s Position
Mick Miller
Bernard headlined Queen’s Comedy Club on Wednesday 19th September with support from Micky Bartlett. Colin Murphy was compere
David played two shows in the White Room at the Belfast Festival on the 20th and 21st October

Scott and David Mills brought their chat show to the Elmwood Hall at the Belfast Festival on the 20th and 21st October
Mick Miller played the Elmwood Hall at the Belfast Festival on Tuesday the 23rd of October

Abandoman
Tiffany Stevenson
Terry Alderton
 
Jon Richardson
 
Abandoman played the White Room at the Belfast Festival on Tuesday the 23rd of October

Tiffany headlined Queen’s Comedy Club on Wednesday 24th October with support from Aisling Bea. Colin Murphy was compere
Terry Alderton played Bar Sub, Queen’s Students’ Union on Thursday 25th October as part of the Belfast Festival.
Jon Richardson played two shows at the White Room on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th of October as part of the Belfast Festival.
Ireland’s Got Mammies
Adam Riches
Great Unanswered Questions
Daniel Simonsen
Colm O’Regan brought his twitter account @irishmammies to life at the White Room on Sunday 28th of October as part of the Belfast Festival.

Adam brought his award winning show BRING ME THE HEAD OF ADAM RICHES to the Elmwood Hall at the Belfast Festival on Monday 29th of October

Colin brought his TV show Great Unanswered Questions to the White Room at Belfast Festival on Thursday 1st November

Daniel headlined Queen’s Comedy Club on Wednesday 7th November with support from Jarlath Regan. Colin Murphy was compere

Joe Lycett
Benny Boot
Joe Lycett Headlined Queen’s Comedy on Wednesday 21st November with support from Chris Stokes.

Benny Boot Headlined Queen’s Comedy on Wednesday 5th December with support from Dan Nightingale.

2013

Tony Law
Ardal O’Hanlon
Kevin Gildea
Jarred Christmas
Tony Law brought his award winning show Maximum Nonsense, to the Black Box on the 17th January

Ardal headlined Queen’s Comedy on the 30th January with support from Colum McDonnell and Colin Murphy

Kevin headlined Queen’s Comedy on the 20th March with support from Foil Arms and Hog and Colin Murphy

Jarred headlined Queen’s Comedy on the 6th March with support from Lucy Beaumont and Colin Murphy

Keith Farnan
Abandoman
Adam Buxton
Tom Stade
Keith headlined Queen’s Comedy on the 20th March with support from Danny Dowling and Colin Murphy

Abandoman headlined Queen’s Comedy on the 24th April with support from Joel Dommett and Colin Murphy

Adam brought his Best of Bug show to the Odyssey Cinema as part of the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival on Wednesday 8th May
Tom brought his critically acclaimed Edinburgh show to Belfast on Saturday 1st June

Q-CON XX
Andrew Stanley
Phil Nichol
Gary Delaney
Jarred Christmas and Colin Murphy performed at a special comedy night for the 20th Q-Con Festival

Damian Clark and Andrew shared headline duties at Queen’s Comedy on Wednesday 25th September with Colin Murphy
Phil headlined Queen’s Comedy on Wednesday 9th October, plus Paddy Maguire, Ruairi Woods and compere Colin Murphy
Gary headlined Queen’s Comedy on Wed 16th October with support from Steve Day and Colin Murphy

Boothby Graffoe
Chris Kent
Tony Law
Boothby headlined Queen’s Comedy on Wed 23rd October with support from Paul Currie and Colin Murphy

Chris headlined Queen’s Comedy on Wednesday 6th November, plus Paddy Nat Luurtsema and compere Colin Murphy
Tony brought his Nonsense Overdrive show to the Mandela Hall on Saturday 9th November

2014

Rob Rouse
Karl Spain
Carl Donnelly
Mick Ferry
Rob headlined Queen’s Comedy on Wednesday 5th February, plus FJ Murray and compere Colin Murphy

Karl headlined Queen’s Comedy on Wednesday 12th February with local support and compere Colin Murphy

Carl headlined Queen’s Comedy on Wednesday 19th February with local support and compere Colin Murphy

Mick headlined Queen’s Comedy on Wednesday 5th March with local support and compere Colin Murphy

Chortle Student Awards 2014
Andrew Maxwell
Little Howard’s Kid Show
Q-CON XXI
The 2014 Chortle Student Comedy Award Irish heat took place in the Mandela Hall on Wed 12th March

Andrew Maxwell brought Banana Kingdom to the Mandela Hall on Thursday 27th March

Big Howard and Little Howard brought their unique family comedy show to the Black Box for CQAF

Damian Clark and Colin Murphy performed at a special comedy night for the 21st Q-Con Festival

Joe Wilkinson
Kevin McAleer
Abandoman
Howard Read
Joe headlined Queen’s on the 24th of September with support from Jarlath Regan and Colin Murphy

Kevin headlined Queen’s on 1st October plus George Firehorse and Colin Murphy

Abandoman headlined Queen’s on the 8th of October with support from Donal Vaughan and Colin Murphy

Howard headlined Queen’s Comedy on the 15th of October with support from Felicity Ward and Colin Murphy

2015

Tony Law
Tom Stade
Tommy Tiernan
Phil Nichol
Tony brought Enter the Tone Zone to the Black Box in Belfast on the 18th of January
Tom brought Decisions Decisions to the Black Box on the 22nd of January

Tommy headlined Queen’s Comedy on Wednesday 4th February with support from Eleanor Tiernan and Colin Murphy
Phil headlined Queen’s Comedy on Wed 11th February with Alan Irwin and Colin Murphy
Chris Kent
Michael Redmond
Chortle Student Awards 2015
Jason Byrne
Chris headlined Queen’s on Wed 18th February with Christian Talbot, Conor Keys and Colin Murphy

Michael headlined Queen’s on Wed 25th February with Aidan Strangeman and Colin Murphy

The 2015 Chortle Student Comedy Award Irish heat took place in Bar Sub on Wed 25th February

Jason Byrne headlined Queen’s Comedy with support from Luke McGibbon and Colin Murphy on Wednesday 6th May
Q-CON XXII
Ardal O’Hanlon
Sara Pascoe
Rob Rouse
Abandoman headlined with George Firehorse, Matthew Collins and Colin Murphy on Friday 19th June

Ardal headlined Queen’s Comedy with support from Gearoid Farrelly and Colin Murphy on Wednesday 23rd September

Sara headlined Queen’s Comedy with support from Diane Morgan and Colin Murphy on Wednesday 30th September

Rob headlined Queen’s Comedy with support from Ruairi Woods and Colin Murphy on Wednesday 7th October

Alun Cochrane
Alun headlined Queen’s Comedy with support from Jamali Maddix and Colin Murphy on Wednesday 14th October

2016

The Boy With Tape On His Face
Ellie Taylor
Kai Humphries
Carl Donnelly
Tape Face brought a best of show to the Black Box, Belfast on Sunday 10th of January as part of the OTL Festival

Ellie headlined Queen’s Comedy with Alison Spittle, Emman Idama and Colin Murphy on Wednesday the 3rd of February
Kai headlined Queen’s Comedy on the Wednesday 17th of February with support from Fern Brady and Colin Murphy
Carl headlined Queen’s Comedy on the 24th of February with support from Shane Todd and Colin Murphy

Joe Lycett
Zoe Lyons
Colin Murphy
Tom Stade
Joe brought ‘THAT’S THE WAY A-HA A-HA JOE LYCETT’ to the Mandela Hall on Friday 26th of February
Zoe headlined Queen’s Comedy on the 2nd of March with support from Micky Bartlett and Colin Murphy
Colin brought his solo show Artificial Hipster to the Mandela Hall on the 20th of April
Tom brought his sold out show ‘You’re Welcome’ to the Mandela Hall on Sunday 24th April
Abandoman
QCON XXIII
Chris Ramsey
Jarred Christmas
Abandoman brought Life + Rhymes to the Mandela Hall on the Wednesday 25th of May
Adam Bloom headlined with support from Donal Vaughan and Colin Murphy on Friday 19th of June
Chris Ramsey brought his tour show ‘All Growed Up’ to the Mandela Hall on Friday 1st July
Jarred Christmas headlined Queen’s Comedy with support from Colm Tyrell on Wednesday 21st September
 
 
Lou Sanders
Tom Stade
Tom Rosenthal
Andrew Maxwell
Lou Sanders headlined Queen’s Comedy with support from Steve Bennett on Wednesday 28th September
Tom Stade headlined Queen’s Comedy with support from Joanne McNally on Wednesday 5th October

Tom Rosenthal headlined Queen’s Comedy with support from Terresa Livingstone on Wednesday 12th October
Andrew Maxwell brought Yo Contraire to the Mandela Hall on Friday 14th October

Mark Watson
Fred Cooke
Mark Watson brought I’m Not Here to Bar Sub on Saturday 5th November

Fred headlined Queen’s Comedy with support from Alan Irwin on Sunday 11th December

2017

Scott Gibson
Colum McDonnell
Foil Arms & Hog
Shane Todd
Scott headlined Queen’s Comedy on Wed 1st February with support from Sara Jade Davidson and Colin Murphy

Colum headlined Queen’s Comedy on Wed 15th February with support from Alison Spittle and Colin Murphy

Foil Arms and Hog brought Doomdah to the Mandela Hall on the 17th February

Shane headlined Queen’s Comedy on Wed 1st of March with support from Aaron McCann and Colin Murphy

Fern Brady
Tony Law
Kieran Hodgson
Limmy
Fern headlined Queen’s Comedy on Wed 15th March with support from Conor Keys and Colin Murphy

Tony played the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival on the 30th April with his show A LAW UNDO HIS-ELF

Kieran played the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival on the 4th of May with his show Maestro

Limmy brought the SOLD OUT ‘That’s Your Lot’ to the Mandela Hall on Friday 19th May

Limmy
Limmy
Q-CON XXIV
Owen Benjamin
Limmy brought the SOLD OUT ‘That’s Your Lot’ to the Mandela Hall on Saturday 20th May

Limmy brought the SOLD OUT ‘That’s Your Lot’ to the Mandela Hall on Tuesday 6th June

Rob Derring headlined Q-CON XXIV with support from Matt Collins and Colin Murphy on Friday 16th June

Owen brought Feel My Heat to the Mandela Hall on Friday 1st of September

Carl Donnelly
John Lynn
Tom Stade
Mike Wilmot
Carl Donnelly headlined Queen’s Comedy on 27th September with Steve Bennett and Colin Murphy

John Lynn headlined Queen’s Comedy on 11th October with Mary Flanigan and Colin Murphy

Tom Stade brought ‘I Swear’ to the Mandela Hall on Sunday 22nd October  

Mike Wilmot headlined Queen’s Comedy on 25th October with Terry McHugh and Colin Murphy

Rob Rouse
Ardal O’Hanlon
Rob Rouse headlined Queen’s Comedy on 8th November with Laura Byrne and Colin Murphy

Ardal O’Hanlon headlined Queen’s Comedy on 22nd November with Joanne McNally and Colin Murphy