Nic Wright

Hardest working comics of 2015 named

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A list of 2015’s hardest working comedians has been published.

Listings website Ents24 compiled the twenty-strong list based on the number of venues played by comics listed on the site throughout the year.

Patrick Monahan topped the list, with more venues played than any other listed comedian.

Monahan 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 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.”

Full list:

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