Announcing 2017 Funny Women Awards Mentor Patrick Monahan

Patrick Monahan is adored by his audiences everywhere! He performs all over the UK and Europe and has appeared in far-flung hotspots including Dubai, Bahrain and Costa Rica! He is very much in demand performing literally hundreds of shows a year! placed Patrick second in the ‘Top 20 Hardest Working UK Comedians List 2017’ for playing the highest number of venues in the UK. In 2015 he won the Stand Up For Labour Act of the Year comedy award, which is voted for by audience members at the events. His many TV appearances include ‘Weekend’ (ITV) ‘Safeword’ (ITV2) ‘Celebrity Squares’ (ITV) ‘Fake Reaction’ (ITV2) and ‘The One Show Edinburgh Festival’ (BBC1).

Monahan’s new stand-up show ‘Rewind Selector 90s’ is about what life was like growing up in Britain during the 1990’s as an Irish/Iranian immigrant whose family had come over from Iran a decade earlier. As identity cards and ‘Cool Britannia’ were being introduced, Monahan found himself on the periphery as a teenager – trying to blend in but ending up with all the other ethnic groups!