Best of Banana Cabaret : : Angela Barnes, Larry Dean, Paul Thorne – hosted by John Moloney

Friday 15th of July in the Ballroom : 9pm start, Tickets £16
About This Project

Since being crowned Scottish Comedian of the Year at just 23, Larry Dean’s star has continued to rise and rise, with his debut Edinburgh Fringe show Out Now! Following his Edinburgh success Larry played a series of packed out performances m 2016 at the Soho Theatre.   He returns to Edinburgh this year with his eagerly awaited new show Farcissist.

‘Sharp and unexpected lines… irresistible chutzpah’ Chortle

As one of Britain’s most established and sought-after stand-ups, Paul Thorne can be seen at all the UK’s major venues. He regularly performs at London’s prestigious Comedy Store and is a member of The Cutting Edge team of comedians who perform topical material there every week.

‘…Paul Thorne’s satirical songs, with his own guitar accompaniment, a waspish, sweary pleasure’ The Telegraph

‘…..a must-see Comedian’ The Guardian


Angela Barnes is

“brilliantly funny”
Sarah Millican

“She’s just a gloriously down-to-earth, straight talking and extremely funny comic”  The Guardian

“Angela Barnes is the best mainstream female comedian I’ve seen since Sarah Millican… I can’t be any clearer than that can I?”
Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard critic

“a beautifully paced performance that was aided by the consistent quality of her jokes, many of which showed a great skill with self-deprecation.”  Chortle

“Barnes mixes warm autobiographical material with plenty of strong jokes”
The Guardian

****  Chortle
****  The Scotsman
****  Fest
****  The List
****  The Arts Desk

“The pace is fast, the material strong and the delivery perfect…a masterclass in how to put together a Fringe hour”

“Angela Barnes’ spark is infectious and her delivery is fast, furious and seriously funny”
The List

“This show feels like a sure-fire bet the instant she utters her opening lines.”
The Scotsman


John Moloney has been a professional comedian for over twenty years – and headlines at all the major Comedy Clubs around the world, including the prestigious London Comedy Store. John has TWICE won ‘Best Live Performer’ at The London Comedy Festival, and was nominated as ‘Best Live Stand-Up’ at The British Comedy Awards.  John Moloney is a world-travelled comedian, who has delighted thousands at Festivals, Theatres, and Clubs.  From Melbourne to Edinburgh, from the prestigious Just For Laughs and Halifax Festivals in Canada to The Liffey Laughs in Dublin – John has been recognized as a true multi-award-winning comic talent.

“One of the best things about watching live comedy is seeing a comedian get his second wind of inspiration.  Sometimes an established comic suddenly finds something extra, and one of these comics is John Moloney.  He’s been a headliner at top clubs like the Comedy Store for years – yet his comedy has acquired more depth, as well as an even sharper edge.  “

William Cook – The Guardian.

“A deeply enjoyable, hilarious evening relaxing in the sure hands of a total professional.” ***** by John Christopher Wood

Tickets on Sale 27th May for subscribers, 31st May for public