After a brilliantly observed Edinburgh show about his progression from working-class Herbert to middle-class ponce, and being caught awkwardly between the two, Mickey Flanagan has gone from strength. Mickey’s signature style taps into a previously unexploited seam of common experience, and brought him well-deserved acclaim.
Mickey Flanagan draws on his East End background as he ruthlessly deconstructs the Cockney Myth with razor sharp observational wit. He tells a comic tale of a working class upbringing, where alphabetti spaghetti is a luxury. Micky has come a long way since then; thanks to a university education he is now a rare delight – an intellectual cockney.
Headline act at The Comedy Store, Jongleurs, The Glee Club, The Monday Club, The Stand and The Boat Show. He has appeared on the likes of BBC 1’s Michael McIntyre’s Road Show, Radio 4's Arthur Smith Show, 'Out to Lunch' regular on Radio 2, The Royal Varity Performance and Laughter For Life - Channel 4.
Mickey run has own half an hour special for the Comedy Central Channel in 2009 and has worked extensively with Radio 4, being commissioned to produce his own shows for them.
Taking the country by storm, Mickey sell out comedy gigs have been making audiences laugh up and down the UK. Enjoying unparalleled success in the corporate scene, Mickey’s quick wit and signature style ensure he is a sure fire hit for stand-up gigs, or to host an award ceremony.