Paul Tylak confirmed as support act for Ardal O’Hanlon


Ardal O’Hanlon will visit Tallaght next Wed 6 June to perform his comedy imaginings and will be supported by Paul Tylak.

Paul started off doing sketches on RTE’s seminal late night satire Nighthawks, before landing a small role in Name of The Father, and appearing twice in the smash-hit comedy classic Father Ted.

As a core member of the Dublin Comedy Improv, Paul has toured extensively on the international comedy festival circuit, performing with cast members of The Simpsons, The Drew Carey Show, Dharma and Gregg, Saturday Night Live, and Who’s line is it Anyway?

Recently, Paul wrote and starred in two series of the critically acclaimed sketch show STEW for RTE with which he scooped both the prestigious Irish Film and Television Award and the Celtic Film and Television Award, for Best Entertainment Programme.

Having just featured in the critically acclaimed award winning drama Prosperity (RTE2), Paul is currently filming Roy, a BBC comedy drama, by day, and by night, can be found in his natural habitat, the standup circuits of Ireland and the UK.

The Irish Times: “Arguably the most naturally talented character comedian Ireland has ever produced… a one-man Fast Show”

The Irish Times: “A dizzying array of personalities in one body”

Tom Matthews: “Tylak is a stand-up chameleon, invisible beneath the dazzling camouflage of his characters”



About Civic Theatre

The Civic Theatre's Mission is to mount an artistic and challenging programme of contemporary and classical Irish and international work in Theatre, Dance, Opera and Music for the community of South Dublin county and environs. History The Civic Theatre, opened in March 1999, a project of South Dublin County Council and also grant aided by the Department of Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands. The first production at The Civic Theatre Tallaght was Howie the Rookie by Mark O'Rowe, directed by Mike Bradwell and starring Aidan Kelly and Karl Shiels. It opened on the 23rd March 1999. Since opening we have developed relationships with most Irish theatre companies and most opera, contemporary dance, ballet and children's theatre companies, developing healthy audiences for these. We are particularly proud of our co-productions – to date we've produced; or co-produced 22 plays, involving new Irish writing. We have hosted wonderful international productions, fantastic local work, and we have had some terrific nights of music on stage at the Civic.
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