Top comedians to headline Ulster Hall for Integrated Education Fund



Some of Northern Ireland’s best-known comedians will take part in a stand-up night in aid of the Integrated Education Fund.

im McGarry, Jake O’Kane and Colin Murphy will be joined by Scottish comic Wendy Wason for the gig at the Ulster Hall on October 13.

Stand Up for Integrated Education 2022 is the latest in a series of sold-out comedy nights. Murphy, who began his career at the famed Empire Laughs Back nights and is a regular on The Blame Game, will return on compere duties.

McGarry, best known for playing Da in Give My Head Peace and hosting The Blame Game, will bring his 30 years of comic experience to the evening along with his acerbic take on all things local.

Former weightlifter O’Kane is another act to cut his teeth in the Empire before touring the UK and European comedy circuits. No stranger to local broadcasting, he has also appeared on the Blame Game and Give My Head Peace.

Wason is an established actress and comedian, whose TV shows include Coupling, The IT Crowd and Half My Age Plus Seven. Her stand-up shows have wowed sell-out audiences at the Edinburgh Fringe and beyond.

McGarry said: “I’m delighted to be back in the Ulster Hall after a two-year absence raising much-needed funds for the Integrated Education Fund. We have a great line-up of top-class comedians so we can guarantee you a superb night of laughter.

“If you have already been to Stand Up for Integrated Education, you’ll want to come back. If you haven’t been before, don’t miss this unique night of comedy.”

Tickets are available now from the Ulster Hall Box Office. Visit


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