Deirdre O'Kane | Demented

Deirdre O'Kane | Demented

Nerve Centre

Admission: £14 + booking fee

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£14 + booking fee

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Doors: 7pm

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"Unique star quality." – The Guardian

The last few years have been something of a whirlwind for Deirdre O’Kane. A co-founder of Comic Relief in Ireland, she fronted the critically and audience acclaimed RTÉ Does Comic Relief. She recently fronted her own talk show — Deirdre O’Kane Talks Funny — in the primetime Saturday night slot on RTÉ One and debuted a brand new standup comedy series, The Deirdre O’Kane Show, with Sky Comedy.

Deirdre also appeared as a judge alongside Boy George, Aston Merrygold and Vogue Williams on the new Fox-developed talent show, The Big Deal, for Virgin Media Television. She is also known as the voice of smash-hit Gogglebox (Virgin Media) which returned for a seventh season in late 2021. In recent years she has hosted the revamped IFTA Film & Drama Awards (for RTÉ and Virgin Media), and reached the finals of the national broadcaster’s fan-favourite Dancing with the Stars.

One of Ireland’s favourite comedians, Deirdre never strays too far from her live stand-up roots; the new show, Demented, a box-fresh hour of side splitting laughs, is touring Ireland and the UK throughout 2022 and will come to Nerve Centre on 11 June.

"O’Kane dazzles the audience from start to finish."- The List