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Red Herring Comedy Club

11th February 2023 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Saturday 11th February 2023
Doors 7pm | Start Time 8pm
Tickets | £15.50 (+ booking fee) or £17 on the door
This event is for 18s and over.
Headlining February is Nina Gilligan, who is sometimes outrageous, always hilarious with a charming, loveable persona which belies an acerbic wit. 2021 saw her crowned as the WINNER of the prestigious Leicester Mercury Award and being a finalist in English Comedian of The Year in previous year’s.
Recent work includes a sell-out show ‘Late Developer’ at Leicester Comedy Festival which also had a packed run The Edinburgh Fringe 2022. Recent Tour Support includes Jason Manford, Clinton Baptiste and Rachel Fairburn. Described as ‘A Gem of the Circuit’ and with an ability to ‘Transcend age barriers effortlessly’ she continues to rise through the comedy ranks.
“A bolshier Mrs Merton she’s not one to suffer fools lightly so watch out for a razor-sharp wit used at will.” The Skinny
Dan Tiernan is a 26-year-old, gay, Mancunian with dyspraxia. He’s a high-energy act with a gag-heavy set all about his weird and chaotic life.
As seen on Rosie Jones’s Disability Comedy Extravaganza (Dave).
Chortle Awards, Best Newcomer (2022) – Nominee
North West Comedy Awards, Break Through Act of the Year (2021) – Winner
Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year (2021) – Third Place
West Didsbury Comedy Festival New Comedian of the Year (2021) – Winner
Frog and Bucket, Beat The Frog World Series (2020) – Winner
Hayley Ellis is a former regular sight gag contributor for the Russell Howard’s Good News television programme. (Avalon Television) and has appeared on MTV’s “Why aye love Geordie Shore” and “Comedy Set Lists” for Virgin television. She can also sometimes be heard on your wireless. (Absolute Radio) and her sketches and jokes have appeared on Newsjack (Radio 4).
“Brilliantly funny and a joy to watch” – Sarah Millican
MC-ing the evening is Pete Otway. Fast becoming a regular MC at Docks Academy and always on the mark funny. Award-winning comedian Pete Otway is known for packing gags into hilarious stories and telling them with razor-sharp wit and an affable charm.
*Please note, the line-up is subject to change.
Tickets are now on sale priced at £15.50 (when purchased in advance) or £17 on the door.


11th February 2023
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Event Category:


Docks Academy
01472 289795
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Docks Academy
King Edward Street
Grimsby, DN31 3JD United Kingdom
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01472 289795
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