Britain's hardest-working comedians are... | Patrick Monahan heads website's top 20

Britain's hardest-working comedians are...

Patrick Monahan heads website's top 20

Patrick Monahan has been named the hardest-working comedian of 2015.

The stand-up covered more ground in the UK than any other, according to listings website Ents24.

He said: ‘I love gigging so much I don't see it as hard work at all - in fact I'm doubling up gigs now as I'm writing this thank you message.’

‘A big well done to Ents24.com for letting everyone know where I'm performing - it saves me texting and messaging people all the time to get out the house and along to the show.’

The site compiled a top 20 of hard-working comedians based on the acts it lists and the number of different venues they played this year. Its full rundown is:

1. Patrick Monahan
2. Milton Jones
3. Gary Delaney
4. Stewart Francis
5. Katherine Ryan
6. Andy Parsons
7. Jeremy Hardy
8. James Acaster
9. Alan Carr
10. Joe Lycett
11. Nish Kumar
12. Nathan Caton
13. Josh Widdicombe
14. Hal Cruttenden
15. Jimmy Carr
16. Sara Pascoe
17. Rob Beckett
18. Lee Nelson
19. Carl Donnelly
20. Richard Herring

The hardest working band of the year were names as 1970s hitmakers Showaddywaddy.

Published: 9 Dec 2015

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