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The Selfdrive Laughter Factory is beyond thrilled to be opening at Media Rotana, Dubai Barsha Heights and at The Club in Abu Dhabi.

Comedy fans are about to jump on board the happy train with an exciting array of the very best in live stand up comedy.

This evening of chaos, decadence and mischief will be introducing one of the most celebrated rising stars in UK television, Paul McCaffery. 

This hilarious comic is now a regular face on the TV screen. With regular appearances on ‘Live at the Apollo’ and Russell Howard ‘Good News’. Accolades don’t get any better than this!

MEGHAN HANLEY, fresh off her feature in Forbes Magazine, is a Brooklyn based, nationally touring stand-up comedian, who has appeared on AXSTV’s “Gotham Comedy Live,” 

An absolute powerhouse of a stand up, Meghan always guarantees non-stop laughter from the very start to the finish of her performance.

Finally, Joe Larson is the most incredible man that you have probably never heard of. He loves to have a prod at taboo topics they reckon his mind is a curious place, where the philosophical meets the ridiculous. Wickedly funny, punk comedy is the term that springs to mind.

Do not miss the chance to laugh with your friends at some of the best live stand-up that is currently touring the globe.

When & Where:
The Selfdrive Laughter Factory, February 2023 tour dates

3rd Friday & 4th Saturday – Movenpick JBR Dubai

8th Wednesday – Media Rotana, Dubai Barhsa Heights Dubai

9th Thursday – The Club, Abu Dhabi 8PM

10th Friday – Park Rotana, Abu Dhabi

11th Saturday – Dukes The Palm, Dubai 

Show ticket at AED 160 

Show starts 8:30pm

Call 0508786728 for details.
Show tickets must be purchased on www.thelaughterfactory.com

Meet the comics

Paul McCaffrey

As seen on ‘Live at the Apollo’ BBC2 ‘Russell Howards Good News’ BBC2 ‘Impractical Jokers’ BBC3 and ‘Stand up Central’ Comedy Central. Co-Host of hit podcast ‘What’s upset you now?’ 

Has performed in Arenas and theatres throughout the UK as Support act to some of the biggest stars in British comedy such as Kevin Bridges, Sean Lock and Michael Mcintyre 

‘A total natural’ GQ

‘Born to be a comic’ The Scotsman

‘Charm, Charisma and Success written all over him’ Evening Standard  

Instagram/paulmccaffreycomedian

twitter @paulmccaffreys

Joe Larson

Joe is a comedian, husband and father – the former makes the latter well….interesting.

When Joe met his now wife she loved how much he made her laugh. He warned her that while she finds it cute now, she may feel differently when he is unable to do anything but joke during the heat of an argument. As his wife eventually found out “you’re funny all the time!” can quickly turn into “Does everything have to be a joke?”

Grow as a Comedian

Perhaps it’s not his fault, Joe is after all a second generation comedian. Much to his parent’s dismay at the age of twenty, Joe went into the family business. Straight away he was chosen College Comedian of the Year at the Las Vegas Comedy Festival and shortly after he made the move to New York City where he could be on stage every night.

Aside from the outrageous rent, rodents and 4AM wake up calls for his day job as a personal trainer, NYC proved to be exactly what Joe needed to grow as a comedian. Paying his dues at any club that would give him the mic, in just a short time he was working at some of the best rooms in the city including the famed Caroline’s On Broadway and Gotham Comedy Club. He was nominated “Best Up-And-Coming Comedian” at the NYC MAC Awards, was a finalist in both the prestigious Johnny Carson Great American Comedy Festival and Boston Comedy Festival and was part of the feature film Stand Up 360.

Just as comedy was taking off big time, Joe became a father. Unbeknownst to him this would not only take up every free second of his life but perhaps the biggest catalyst for his success. Becoming a dad gave Joe a new level of comfort in his role on stage and screen. Unconventional as always, Joe didn’t take on the traditional role of dad but rather he says he is simply a “man with a baby”.

He has made a cocktail with pureed babyfood and bourbon, he has changed a diaper in the green room before a set and he is currently lending his Man With A Baby voice as writer and actor on the hit show Babies Behaving Badly on Discovery Family.

Joe has also been seen on Gotham Comedy Live, NBC’s America’s Got Talent, Laughs on FOX, the Tonight Show’s Laugh Squad and the Speed Channel. On radio he is a repeat guest on Bob and Tom and the Bennington Show.

A lover of all things comedy, Joe is currently pursuing acting and writing roles for television as well enjoying every laugh he can give you while he’s on stage in NYC and throughout the US.

Joe lives in Brooklyn, NY with his two daughters and wife – as you’re reading this he is likely annoying her with a joke instead of apologizing for not taking the garbage out.

****Joe Larson is a husband, father and comedian who’s been seen on Gotham Comedy Live, America’s Got Talent and The Tonight Show’s “Laugh Squad.” He has been nominated for a prestigious MAC Award for “Best Up-And-Coming Comedian” and was a finalist in both the Johnny Carson Great American Comedy Festival and the Boston Comedy Festival and appeared in the film Stand Up 360. Most recently, you can see Joe on Babies Behaving Badly on the Discovery Family channel and as a host on Laughs on FOX. For more about Joe, please visit www.joelarsoncomedy.com.

facebook.com/joseph.larson.716

twitter.com/whataboutjoe

instagram: comedianJoeLarson

video

You Don’t Want To Sky Dive With A Depressed Person. Joe Larson – Full Special – YouTube

MEGHAN HANLEY 

MEGHAN HANLEY, fresh off her feature in Forbes Magazine, is a Brooklyn based, nationally touring stand-up comedian, who has appeared onAXSTV’s “Gotham Comedy Live,” The MSG NetworkDreamsTVFox’s “Laughs” and “Red Eye.” Throughout the pandemic Meghan has been zooming from her apartment for private events, fundraisers, and corporate clients, including The NFL, Bank of America, The Girl Scouts, Intel, Samsung and ZeniMax Online Studios. While at home, she also teamed up withStandup2corona.org, a non profit, that kept comedians at work, while putting food into the food bank, through Feeding America. In November, she filmed a “Dry Bar Comedy Special,” that will be released in 2022, along with her debut album, “This Happy,” produced by 800 Pound Gorilla. Hanley’s quick wit and upbeat persona, have lead to her being featured in several Festivals, and two tours with Armed Forces Entertainment, providing laughter to our Troops overseas. As a writer/presenter, Meghan co-wrote and co-hosted the program for Fordham University’s Inaugural Athletics Gala, as well as Advertising Week NY’s“The Future is Female Awards.” Additionally, Meghan smiles a lot, which some people find suspicious, but mostly endearing.

Instagram/ Facebook/TikTok/Twitter: @TheMeghanHanley

Youtube Clip – https://youtu.be/1IPOCvMH7s4

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