Wildcats Programme

Wild Cats is the Cat Laughs platform for up-and-coming comedic talent.

To get in shape for the Edinburgh Fringe we’ve offered these seven comedians a chance to test out their material on the best comedy audience in the world – Kilkenny.

Each of these seven gigs is a work-in-progress, come see how a good comedian becomes a really great one. Expect the unexpected.

Mentors

We’ve paired each of them with a Cat Laughs mentor who’ll open them up to ideas that will take them on a path to self discovery – or they’ll mock them from the back of the crowd.

Panti Bliss with Kiri Pritchard McClean

Colin Murphy with Steve Bennett

Cat Laughs Co-Artistic Director Dan Colley with Chris Kent

Soho Theatre’s Kitty Edgar with Alison Spittle

Cat Laughs Co-Artistic Director Matt Smyth and Joanne McNally

Alison Spittle with Soife Hagen

Comedy PR Specialist Sorcha O’Flanagan and Emman Idama

2017 Wild Cat shows

Kiri Pritchard McLean : Wild Cat

Saturday 03 June / 16:30 / Cleere's
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Chris Kent: Wild Cat

Saturday 03 June / 18:00 / Village Inn
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Alison Spittle: Wild Cat

Sunday 04 June / 16:30 / Cleere's
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Sofie Hagen: Wild Cat

Sunday 04 June / 18:00 / Cleere's
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Steve Bennett : Wild Cat

Monday 05 June / 16:00 / Hole In The Wall
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Emman Idama: Wild Cat

Monday 05 June / 17:30 / Hole In The Wall
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Joanne McNally: Wild Cat

Monday 05 June / 18:00 / Cleere's
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