Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Lorcan McGrane: Comedy Bio

I'm mostly on my tumblr Lorcranium and Twitter (@lorcychief) these days, but thought I'd put my comedy bio and clips up here.

Lorcan McGrane
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·         Tedfest finalist 2013

·        Amused Moose Scotland Finalist 2013

Amused Moose Irish Finalist 2012

Winner of the Belfast Heat of Craic Attack, 2011.

Belfast Telegraph 10 Ten Highlights of the 2010 Fringe.

"Straight faced comedy with a good sense of comic timing"
Three Weeks 

“McGrane’s set goes into the kind of detail about cult comics and movies that would have even Jonathan Ross’s head spinning.” – Alternative Ulster Magazine

“Lorcan McGrane’s show is full of beautiful green women, improbable superhero based antics, and most importantly, lots of very good jokes” – Norwich Fringe Festival

"McGrane’s self-effacing set is esoteric and always funny."- culturenorthernireland.org

Lorcan is originally from Monaghan. He started stand up in 2007 while doing a PhD on Superhero Movies and gigged in Norwich, London, and Edinburgh, where he performed Free Fringe shows in 2008 and 2009. Since then, Lorcan’s one man show ‘Geekdom’ has appeared in the Belfast Fringe 2010, The Black Box, Belfast, the Norwich Fringe 2011, and 10 Days in Dublin Festival 2012. Now performing regularly in Belfast, Dublin, and Derry, Lorcan has supported such artists as Ardal O’Hanlon, Colin Murphy, Kevin Eldon, Bec Hill and Kevin McAleer and also appeared on Today FM, BBC Ulster, BBC Radio 4, Newstalk, Phantom FM, and the Comedy Corner of Dublin City FM.  He has also written comedy pieces for Buzz Magazine, Six Magazine, Temple Bar Review and Sun Zoom Spark. 


Sowerby and Luff’s All-Stars, Edinburgh Festival 2009

Performing at the Cutting Room, Lenny Bruce Tribute Night at Take 5, Norwich, UK, 2009

The Empire, Belfast, 2011

The Movie Quiz with Peter Davidson

Dublin NewsTalk Radio (14.04.08); Iron Man and the history of superheroes. Interviewed on BBC Radio Ulster on ‘Hotrod’s Hotrod of Comedy’ segment on BBC Introducing with Rory O’Connell (04.05.10), Comedy Corner on Dublin City FM (13.12.2012).


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