Southampton Comedy Club

Mike Rice

Mike Rice the Comedian at The Attic, Southampton

Mike Rice: Rising Star of Comedy


Mike Rice at Southampton Comedy ClubMike’s Biography:

Mike Rice, an Irish farmer’s son turned nasty character on stage, has swiftly risen to prominence in the joke world. His unique blend of wit, relatable humor, and memorable performances has captivated audiences across the UK and Ireland.

Early Beginnings and Television Appearances

Mike’s comic journey began in 2015, and since then, he has amassed a large online following through podcasts and stand-up clips. His content regularly garners millions of views on various platforms. Notably, Mike has graced Irish National television twice:

  1. ‘The Ray Darcy Show’ (Dec 2019): Mike’s appearance on this popular show introduced him to a wider audience, showcasing his comedic prowess.
  2. ‘Laughter in the Eyre’ (Feb 2020): Another television appearance solidified his status as a rising star in the Irish laughter scene.

Headlining Clubs and Awards

Mike is no stranger to the spotlight. He headlines clubs across the UK and Ireland, leaving audiences in stitches with his sharp observations and quick wit. Notable venues include:

In 2019, Mike won the prestigious King Gong at the Comedy Store in London, a testament to his ability to connect with diverse audiences. His performances are a delightful mix of storytelling, self-deprecating humor, and unexpected twists.

Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Solo Shows

Mike brought his comedic talents to the renowned Edinburgh Fringe Festival multiple times. His solo shows—each distinct and memorable—have left an indelible mark:

  1. 2018: “Nasty Character” – A raw and unfiltered exploration of life’s absurdities.
  2. 2019: “The Rice Is Right” – A hilarious take on everyday experiences.
  3. 2022: “Rice to Meet You” – An intimate glimpse into Mike’s world.
  4. 2023: “Rice and Shine” – A morning dose of laughter.

Comedian Mike RicePodcast and Chart-Topping Success

Mike co-hosts the popular podcast “Mike and Vittorio’s Guide to Parenting”, which has been entertaining listeners since January 2023. The show consistently ranks high on both Irish and UK podcast charts, showcasing Mike’s versatility beyond the stage.

Upcoming Tour Dates

Catch Mike live at these upcoming venues:

  • Southampton: The Attic
  • GlasgowEdinburghNewcastleBirminghamLiverpoolAberdeen, and more.

Visit Mike’s Social Media group and discussion forum on The Attic

Whether he’s dissecting everyday absurdities or sharing parenting anecdotes, Mike continues to leave audiences laughing, proving that comedy knows no boundaries.

For more updates and tour dates, visit Mike Rice Comedy.


Mike’s journey from rural Ireland to the bright lights of comedy stages is a testament to his talent and dedication. As he continues to make audiences laugh, his star continues to rise, and we eagerly await his next punchline.

Mike Rice

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