Mary Flanigan

  • Stand-up comedian, writer and actor

Press clippings

Radio 4 orders surreal Irish sketch pilot Parish Is Burning

Radio 4 are piloting a sketch showcase of upcoming Irish talent. Parish Is Burning has been created by former Radio 1 DJ Phil Taggart and musician Michael McCullagh.

British Comedy Guide, 18th March 2022

Radio 4 announces sport and history stand-up specials

Radio 4 has announces two new stand-up specials, the sport-centric Sudden Death from Jon Harvey and history-focused The Rest Of Us, from a trio of female comics.

British Comedy Guide, 2nd March 2022

Midlands Comedy Awards 2021 winners

Scott Bennett, Jon Pearson, Tal Davies, Ricky Balshaw, Good Kids, Jack Kirwan and Geoff Rowe were amongst the Midlands Comedy Awards 2021 winners.

British Comedy Guide, 5th December 2021

Birmingham Comedy Festival Breaking Talent Award review

It has to be the least impressive trophy in comedy. The winner of the Birmingham Comedy Festival's Breaking Talent Award takes home... a branded mug. But then The Ashes is just an 11cm urn.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 7th October 2019

The Edinburgh Fringe - my experience: Mary Flanigan

We spoke to comedian (and member of our Belfast Voices development group) Mary Flanigan about why she is back for her third year and how to make the most of the experience.

Mary Flanigan, BBC, 16th August 2019

BBC iPlayer publishes Fright Shorts

Six five-minute comedies from Northern Irish comedy writers have been published on BBC iPlayer under a strand called Fright Shorts.

British Comedy Guide, 13th October 2017

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