Archive for September, 2012

Queen’s Comedy Autumn Lineup

I know it’s something people say a lot when they’re announcing lineups, but we are truly delighted to be announcing this terms Queen’s Comedy Club lineup. We spent a considerable amount of time and money at this years Edinburgh Festival trying to find new acts that would work well at the club. Thankfully we think we’ve managed it and then some.

Wednesday 19th September
Bernard O’Shea, Jason Coughlan and Colin Murphy

Wednesday 24th October 
Tiffany Stevenson, Aisling Bea and Colin Murphy

Wednesday 7th November 
Jarlath Regan, Daniel Simonsen and Colin Murphy

Wednesday 21st November 
Joe Lycett, Chris Stokes and Colin Murphy

Wednesday 5th December
TBA, Dan Nightingale and Colin Murphy

Full details can be found on the website at

Belfast Festival

Fireworks and Mash is delighted to have been asked to help programme the comedy at this year’s Queen’s Belfast Festival. Not only is it the first time they’ve done comedy in a good few years, it’s also their 50th anniversary, so we’re delighted to take part.

We’re also pretty proud of the diverse list of shows we’ve booked. You can find the list of shows below. For full show and ticketing details please visit the Belfast Festival website:

David O’Dohery, Scott Capurro’s Position, Abandoman, Adam Riches, Terry Alderton, Jon Richardson, Colin Murphy’s Great Unanswered Questions Live, Comedy For Kids and Irish Mammies.

It promises to be a great festival with musical highlights being Van Morrison and Ray Davies. Go check it out.


Hello and welcome to Fireworks and Mash. We were formed on August 1st 2012 with the sole goal of bringing some of the finest comedy shows Belfast has ever seen. We have a number of shows up our sleeves that we’ll hopefully be sharing with you in the next few days/weeks. So in the meantime have a nosey about the site and let us know what you think.

Also check out our cool new logo designed by ourselves and the wonderful Jamie Sale. Go check out his other work.