Festivals & Concerts. There’s every chance I’ll be staying in Sydney so I might be staying at your house on the couch for a while. Bhoy was born in Moffat, Scotland, as one of four children and attended Lockerbie Academy and Merchiston Castle School in Edinburgh. It’s already taken.” And I was like “Well, can I not have it?” And they said “Nah, a dog’s already got it” and I said “Ok fine.” So that’s why I put the ‘h’ in. fan (Celtic are nicknamed The Bhoys); his favourite team is in fact Newcastle United. 60 messages in 10 discussions. My father used the venue for acts such as Slim Dusty, Kasey Chambers, and Eric Bogle. Danny Bhoy will be at the State Theatre 2-5 Mar. I grew up closer to Mum as a result.  Bhoy appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman, broadcast on 5 March 2010, and the Comedy Network's "Saturday Night Stand-up", which was broadcast on 17 April 2010. But, its definitely one of the most rewarding shows as well because its not just funny but its important. Yeh, that must have just been a scheduling thing. No, not really! We’ve presented almost every top line touring comedian at the venue over the years including: Carl Barron, Jimeoin, Arj Barker, Ross Noble, Kitty Flanagan, Danny Bhoy, The Umbilical Brothers, and Akmal. Ok. One Billy Connolly DVD later, gifted to him by his parents, and Danny had a newfound respect and concept of what being a comedian was. Sadly, boarding school was not a great way to grow up and acquaint myself with women. In a job like mine ego is part and parcel of the gig. When you get to my age it becomes important to be in a long-term relationship, and you start to panic that you might have missed the boat. All the teachers were there and I had to go up and do a little skit, it was bizarre. He also sold out all his performances at the Melbourne Comedy Festival, and had to add two additional shows at a different venue due to popular demand, both of which also sold out. You’re almost a local!
I tend to, when I get a day off or whatever, drive out to the nearest winery and have some lunch or something that takes me away from the comedy world for a day because its quite an intense atmosphere, particularly when you get to Melbourne – Melbourne is just clearly a comedy festival – so every 10 minutes you bump into another bloody comedian – its hell with your personal life, you know? Its always best to talk about the thing you’re most interested in so I decided to write about the world and current situations. He chooses not to. Travelling around the world, and described as a “Commonwealth comedian”, Danny still remembers the he visited Geelong that one time. Add articles to your saved list and come back to them any time. The only backlash is that, and this might be a very niche comment to make to a university paper in Sydney, but it’s a nickname, B-h-o-y, for Scottish Celtics supporters who are one-half of Glasgow’s rival teams – and they’re bitter, bitter rivals! And that’s absolutely true! Oh the bagpipes one!! Well, I hope you do and I hope you get to see some more stuff. Danny Bhoy performs at the Playhouse, Arts Centre Melbourne, April 2-April 21 and at The State Theatre, Sydney, April 23, 24, 26, 27. Danny chats to Jof about his 'Age of Fools' tour, coming to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival from March 26th to April 7th - with extra dates being added as we spoke!
And it is a bit of a change in direction for me because I’m not usually very political on stage but yeh, that’s the kind of stuff in the show – it’s a really fun show – its easily the funniest show that I’ve ever written and I didn’t expect that when I started writing jokes about climate change – I thought this was going to be hard. Nope! Tickets available at https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=479123We also chat about his broad career in comedy and music, from Fast Forward and Australia You're Standing in It to the Choir of Hard Knocks. Bart chats about comedy, podcasting and his 2019 Melbourne International Comedy Festival show.Tickets available here https://www.comedyfestival.com.au/2019/shows/believe-in-yourself, Brizzy boy Nick Carr chats about being part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.Get tickets at https://www.comedyfestival.com.au/2019/shows/big-boiz-of-brisbane-comedy, Matt chats about his show currently playing out at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. She often gave kids her own money to buy lunch or stationery.
 By the spring of 2003, Danny's comedy started to take a different direction. Danny chats to Jof about his 'Age of Fools' tour, coming to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival from March 26th to April 7th - with extra dates being added as we spoke! I used to do the regional, as well – I used to do Bathurst and Nowra and Orange and places like that for which I was, yeh, I was living the dream. I’m usually introduced as half-Scotish, but that’s nice. A year later, he won The Daily Telegraph Open Mic Award, Britain's biggest competition for comedy newcomers. Yeh, yeh. Tickets and details ava... – Lytt til Danny Bhoy fra LOL Radio direkte på mobilen din, surfetavlen eller nettleseren - … So I tend to just try and shut off a little bit in my downtime, but like I said, I don’t get a lot of time, I’m afraid, to go away or anything. Danny, you’ve travelled to Australia so many times. To be honest with you I don’t even know if I’m going to be let back into Britain – by that time Brexit will happen and I’m not sure if I’ll be welcome there or not. I was very close to my older sister, Bina, and had a good relationship with my two older brothers, Bobby and Sammy. I think this is my eleventh tour show – maybe the first few were just festivals, I think, so maybe its really only the seventh or eighth tour show that I’ve done. Tom Walker talks about his fake news reporter Jonathan Pie and his upcoming Australian tour.MELBOURNE ATHENAEUM THEATRE FRIDAY 21 FEBRUARYBook at Ticketek 132 849 www.ticketek.com.au ADELAIDE ROYALTY THEATRE MONDAY 24 FEBRUARYBook at FringeTIX 1300 621 255 www.adelaidefringe.com.au PERTH ASTOR THEATRE WEDNESDAY 26 FEBRUARYBook at Ticketek 132 849 www.ticketek.com.au BRISBANE BRISBANE POWERHOUSE FRIDAY 28 FEBRUARYBook at Box Office 3358 8600 www.brisbanecomedyfestival.comSYDNEY ENMORE THEATRE SATURDAY 29 FEBRUARYBook at Ticketek 132 849 www.ticketek.com.au or Enmore Theatre Box Office 9550 3666, Charles Kovess, the Chairman of the Australian Institute of Comedy, discusses the upcoming (and extremely rare) performance of some of Australia's iconic characters including Flacco, Raymond J Bartholomeuz, Ethel Chop, Elliot Goblet, Elle McFeast, Slim Whittle, Pate Biscuit and Bev Killick.Tickets available from www.alextheatre.org.au/comedy. And if you had a mating call, what would it be? It was in a secluded part of the world and if I did see girls from time to time, it was like looking at a beautiful garden from behind bars. [vague] That year he also entered the Australian comedy market, with his first solo show at the invitation-only Melbourne Comedy Festival. “I’ll have a conversation with someone and later I’m regaling that conversation either on stage or off stage. Danny Bhoy (born Danni Chaudhry on (1975-01-16)16 January 1975) is a Scottish comedian who has performed in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Sweden and the United States. He toured the show following a run at the Edinburgh Fringe. Many would say that Danny is one of the greatest and most-loved comedians in the world, and while this is true, I’d say his skills as an observer are what places him in such a respected position. And the name ‘Bhoy’ is given to the Celtic supporters, so that’s caused me a few difficulties because whenever I play in Glasgow, people tend to flock there, for either the right or the wrong reasons. Yeh, I think that’s true of everywhere! She was an actress who told amazing stories. I mean, there are people who come to Scotland who go and see stuff that I’ve never seen. But I never really practiced them, they just came out. Comedy duo Woah, Alyssa! His father is of Indian descent and his mother is Scottish. This was Scotland in the '80s and the idea of a mixed-race kiss was not ideal. I remember she'd make dinners and have them ready for us to put in the oven, or with instructions for the microwave, when we got home from primary school. Because Music 21,595 views How many times have you toured Australia so far? Latest May-27 by Cheryne (sheereene) Boys Nights out
, Bhoy began stand up in 1998 after going to see his first comedy show at the Edinburgh Festival. I grew up in a small Scottish town called Moffat.
She remains something of an angel in my mind. Tickets available at https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=479123We also chat about his broad career in comedy and music, from Fast Forward and Australia You're Standing in It to the Choir of Hard Knocks. In early 2011, Danny began touring Australia with his show Messenger (Please Do Not Shoot), selling out his shows at the Sydney Comedy Festival. Danny Bhoy will perform at the Civic Theatre on February 18. Danny, I want to ask you, first cap off the rank, I know Danny Bhoy is your stage name – where did it come from? Feels like everyone’s talking about their shows and what they’re getting in their reviews and all that kind of stuff. If you had to cook a meal to impress someone, what would you cook? I remember one time my English teacher – who hated me – walked into the class one time as I was doing an impression of him and someone had obviously tipped him off. In 2005, Danny was invited to take part in the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, where the Montreal Gazette described him as "the stand out hit of the festival". He took to completing his “bucket list” and performed a show, which soon lead to winning a competition which enabled him to quit his day job. , "The week you'll laugh until your ribs hurt at the Burt - Winnipeg Free Press", "Funnyman Danny Bhoy is back in the country but can't decide whether to live in Sydney or Melbourne", "Review: Danny Bhoy: Dear Epson – Newcastle Stand", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Danny_Bhoy&oldid=981154028, People educated at Merchiston Castle School, Wikipedia indefinitely move-protected pages, All Wikipedia articles needing clarification, Wikipedia articles needing clarification from September 2020, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 30 September 2020, at 16:15. phone in to talk about their upcoming third Melbourne International Comedy Festival show. They said you can keep it phonetically but you have to change the spelling, so I put the ‘h’ in ‘cos that’s silent – so hence I’m called Danny Bhoy (with an h). When & Where: Costa Hall, Geelong – April 2 & Hamer Hall, Melbourne – April 3, 4 & 5. Well, of course you do – you’ve seen more of Australia than most Australians have seen of Australia. That’s right, yeh. What’s your least favourite way to get around? Comedy duo Woah, Alyssa! So yeh, that’s been trouble. Actually you’re going to New Zealand after Melbourne, then coming back….