Internationally known comic Danny Bhoy brings his trademark Scottish storytelling and razor-sharp wit to the Royal Theatre for two shows, Dec. 4 and 5, as part of the Age of Fools tour. dannybhoy.com

Oh Danny Bhoy: His Scottish pipes come calling to Victoria

Internationally popular comic brings his Age of Fools tour to the city Dec. 5-6

Scottish comedian Danny Bhoy returns to Victoria with a new show that has been filling theatres and inspiring laughter throughout the world, as the under-exposed but extremely popular stand up takes his act across Canada.

Bhoy, who plays two shows as part of his Age of Fools tour at the Royal Theatre, Dec. 4 and 5, has been performing stand-up since 1998 and appeared at Montreal’s Just for Laughs Comedy Festival for the first time in 2005. Following standout shows at comedy festivals around the world, he went on to appear on Late Show with David Letterman and Live at the Apollo, and has released four stand-up specials.

His first two DVDs, Live at the Opera House and Live at the Athenaeum were released exclusively in Australia and New Zealand, where he enjoys a large following, and both were huge successes. In 2012, Bhoy went on to record his first worldwide DVD, Live at the Festival Theatre, in his hometown of Edinburgh.

Never a darling of television or film, Bhoy has nonetheless built up a massive following around the world with his observational humour stemming from his own personal experiences and the quirks of Scottish society.

He’ll be swinging into Victoria hot on the heels of a sold-out tour in Australia and New Zealand. This will be his first time in Canada with Age of Fools and the stop is one of the last on his cross-country tour of the nation that includes around 20 shows.

“As one of the most travelled comedians working in the world today,” reads his bio, “Danny’s unique brand of story-telling and razor sharp wit has been described as ‘effortlessly funny,’ and ‘the stand up equivalent of Bill Bryson.’”

The tour is presented by Just for Laughs, which also recently brought Canadian comic Rick Mercer to Victoria for two shows. Just for Laughs is the largest international comedy festival in the world and now regularly brings touring comedians to cities across Canada.

Start time for both Danny Bhoy shows is 7:30 p.m. For more information and for tickets visit rmts.bc.ca.



editor@mondaymag.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

comedy

Comments are closed

Just Posted

B.C. Supreme Court dismisses claim against Island Corridor Foundation

Snaw-Naw-As (Nanoose) First Nation was seeking return of reserve land as railway sits unused

Saanich woman says sexual assault was dismissed by police because of her ‘body language’

Patrol officers investigate sexual assault files, make decisions on what goes to Crown counsel

‘Tarantula moth’ spotted in broad daylight in Victoria

Polyphemus moths are one of the largest insects in B.C.

Man dies at temporary Duncan tent site for homeless

First Nations man died at The Mound site

Loaded gun, hundreds of rounds ammunition seized in Victoria

Victoria police focus on Project Burnside Gorge Connect

All community COVID-19 outbreaks declared over in B.C.

Abbotsford manufacturer cleared by Dr. Bonnie Henry

Nanaimo RCMP issues warning about scam phone calls

Callers claiming to be government officials convince victims to buy Bitcoin

B.C. reopening but tourism facing long-term recovery, say Vancouver Island MLAs

B.C. Liberals criticize lack of planning, NDP says consultation and response happening

Minivan crashes into building in downtown Duncan

No word yet on the cause of the crash

‘Queue jumpers’ not welcome in B.C. as COVID-19 U.S. cases rise: Horgan

Premier Horgan said he’s heard concerns that Americans have stopped at Vancouver hotels instead of heading to their destination

Trio of Vancouver Island fire deparments respond to barn blaze

Oyster River, Courtenay and Campbell River fire departments all respond to incident

B.C. First Nations vow to keep fighting after Trans Mountain pipeline appeal denied

Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Coldwater Indian Band made the application

US officer resigns after photos, connected to death of black man in 2019, surface

Elijah McClain died, last summer, after police placed him in a chokehold

Most Read