Comedian Jake O’Kane: ‘I’ve played Coalisland – how much harder can it get?’7, December 2011 | By: brendan64 | 1 Comment »
Attempting to perform stand-up comedy in front of a heckling audience is a terrifying prospect for many – but seasoned comic Jake O’Kane says Coalisland audiences are among the toughest.
The Belfast comedian suggested that, after performing stand-up to a Coalisland crowd, other venues across the country would be far from difficult.
O’Kane tweeted: “Just did a telephone interview with the lovely Donna from Tele North West edition regarding T’Gas Limavady show. She wished me luck, often!
“Now of course I’m wondering just why I need so much luck to play Limavady?! I’ve done Coalisland & Ballymena, how much harder could it be?”
Fans of the comedian were quick to defend Coalisland’s fiesty crowds.
Louise Dorman tweeted to the star: “What’s wrong with coalisland – We’re a friendly bunch.”
And teacher Eimear said: “Ach now Coalisland would have loved ya.”
As reported by Coalisland Post, O’Kane has previously said he was “traumatised” by the sight of a Coalisland man’s massive man-boobs.
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