Lanternhouse Laughs – June 23

Stand-up Comedy

Have a great Saturday night out with our Lanternhouse Laughs, in association with Gilded Balloon, one of Scotland’s leading and best-loved comedy production companies!

Connor Burns (Compère)
Connor Burns is one of the most exciting emerging acts on the Scottish comedy circuit in recent years.
His meteoric rise through the comedy ranks since his first-ever open spot in October of 2017 has already seen him nominated for the Scottish Comedy Awards Best Newcomer gong in both 2019 and 2020 as well as being a finalist in the 2020 Amused Moose new act competition, just before the global pandemic closed down live performance.

Eleanor Morton
Eleanor Morton is a Scottish Stand-up, writer and actor based in London. Notable recent gigs include tour support for Lost Voice Guy, and The Comedy Underground on BBC Scotland. She is also a performer with the acclaimed comedy groups Weirdos, Comedians Cinema Club and ACMS. Her 2014 show ‘Lollipop’ and her 2018 show ‘Great Title, Glamorous Photo’ are both available to watch on Next Up. Her most recent Fringe show, ‘Post-Morton’ received rave reviews in Edinburgh for its sharp and witty takes on millennial life and mental health.

Amanda Hursy
Amanda is a new and raw voice in comedy who is not afraid to speak her mind and tell it like it is. Her own experiences, misfortunes and almost triumphs are the backdrop of her unique storytelling.
In her first year, she has been shortlisted for a BBC newcomer award, semi-finalist in So You Think You’re Funny 2021,  Scottish Comedian of the Year semi-finalist 2021, gigging throughout Scotland, supported Gary Faulds, and performed at the iconic SEC Armadillo.
Bursting onto the comedy scene she has been described as “one to watch with a great future”.

Liam Farrelly (Headliner)
Liam Farrelly is a 21-year-old up-and-coming Scottish comedian from Paisley, who started performing stand-up aged 17 whilst still in High School and who immediately went into comedy full-time after graduating.
A meteoric rise through the ranks has seen him nominated for and winning a raft of awards, have a guest acting role on BBC Scotland’s Scot Squad (S4E2, 2018) and perform at the UK’s best and most prestigious comedy clubs, including Scotland’s The Stand, Monkey Barrel, Liverpool’s Hot Water Comedy Club and both the London and Manchester Comedy Stores—all barely a year after first setting foot on a stage.


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