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Ho-Ho-Hogmanay

Ho-Ho-Hogmanay presents a side-splitting night of live stand-up comedy from the very best acts on the comedy circuit.

Ho-Ho-Hogmanay

About Ho-Ho-Hogmanay

Hosted by Emmanuel Sonubi and featuring:
Fred MacAulay
Larry Dean
Susie McCabe

Emmanuel Sonubi
Nominated for BEST SHOW – Edinburgh Comedy Awards in 2023
Nominated for BEST NEWCOMER – Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2022

As seen on, Live At The Apollo , Have I Got News For You, Alan Davies As Yet Untitled, and over 10 million views online Emmanuel is quickly becoming a household name.

Susie McCabe
Susie’s rise through the ranks of stand-up has been nothing short of meteoric. Her brilliant storytelling, acute observations and killer punchlines have made her one of the most sought-after performers in the UK. Susie is also a firm festival favourite. With five sell-out shows at the Glasgow International Comedy Festival, she continues to be the fastest-selling artist at the festival, selling out 2 nights at the Glasgow King’s Theatre as well as venues up and down Scotland.

As seen on: Have I Got News For You, Breaking The News, News Quiz and Times Radio as well as making several appearances on Frankie Boyle’s New World Order.

★★★★ Ed Fest Mag
★★★★ Fest Mag

Larry Dean
Larry Dean is an award-winning comedian. As seen on BBC2’s Live At The Apollo and Mock The Week.

‘Confessional storytelling at its funniest’ ★★★★★ Herald
‘Destined to become a household name’ ★★★★ Telegraph

Fred MacAulay
Having presented the very funny and eventful MacAulay and Co. on BBC Radio Scotland for almost 18 years and with a string of TV appearances, Fred’s on-air witticisms and on-screen reputation is the product of years of experience on the live circuit, including a stint as the first ever Scottish compere at the Comedy Store in London.

Fred MacAulay is a regular face at the Edinburgh Fringe and at comedy festivals worldwide. As heard on many Radio 4 comedy panel shows including I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue, Just a Minute, The Unbelievable Truth and The News Quiz. He has appeared on a number of TV shows throughout the country and has been a panellist on shows including Mock the Week, QI and Have I Got News For You.

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