WATCH: Get To Know Tom Allen, The Hilarious Gay Comedian Coming To Laughter Lounge

What Irish celeb does Tom Allen love? What's his most embarrassing story? Who's his biggest man crush? Find out in our exclusive Tom Allen video interview

Tom Allen absolutely in a suit with a red tie

Ahead of his comedy show in The Laughter Lounge this Wednesday, we caught up with Tom Allen, the quick-witted UK comedian with an incredible sense of style.

Allen draws on his experiences as a gay man living with his parents to create a show that is uniquely funny and that LGBT+ people are instantly going to connect with.

Tom Allen’s show has a glowing review from UK’s The Independent: “The camply refined comic’s Afternoon Tea chat show was a highlight of this year’s Edinburgh festival, so it’s great to see his light-entertainment prowess being recognised”

With no subject matter too controversial, Allen is bound to get uproarious laughter from a Dublin crowd at his Laughter Lounge show, and with much of his humour accessible to an LGBT+ audience, it’s a show not to miss!


Exclusive Interview

Inspired by Panti’s Noble Call speech that took the world by storm in 2015 before Ireland’s same-sex marriage referendum, Allen would love to meet the Queen of Ireland.

Check out his exclusive GCN interview below:


About Tom Allen

Tom Allen is a comedian, writer and actor. He started as a stand up at the age of twenty-two and went on to win both So You Think You’re Funny in Edinburgh and the BBC New Comedy Awards in the same year.

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Since then he has honed his unique style of sharp, acerbic wit and camp, riotous storytelling by performing to audiences all over the UK and around the world.

He plays Pip in Radio 4’s Sony Award-winning Bleak Expectations and as an actor has also guest starred in Comedy Central’s Threesome, BBC’s Sensitive Skin with Joanna Lumley and Fear of Fanny with Mark Gatiss and Julia Davis.Film work includes Colour Me Kubrick with John Malkovich, Starter for Ten with James McEvoy and the Stephen Frears film, Tamara Drewe.

Film work includes Colour Me Kubrick with John Malkovich, Starter for Ten with James McEvoy and the Stephen Frears film, Tamara Drewe.

As a teenager, he was the youngest member of the Noel Coward Society.

He responds well to strong women and deadlines and has his own website that you can check out!

Tickets to Tom Allen: Absolutely on Wednesday 11th October are available to purchase online here or by calling the box office on 01 878 3003.

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