The Accidental Activist

Max's Basement

A stand-up comedian meets a climate activist and walks into a theatre

A quick-witted comedy show, The Accidental Activist doesn’t pull any punches – but provides a consistent thread of hope and resilience for anyone worried, angry or eager to do more about the climate crisis we’ve been thrown into.

Join Diane on this hilarious and provocative journey of feeling the fear and finding the hope in the midst of this mess. You’ll be laughing, crying and perhaps grabbing a placard on the way out!

Diane O’Connor is writer, stand-up comedian and MC from Dublin, Ireland. She is a regular on the comedy scene playing some of Ireland’s favorite festivals; Electric Picnic, Kaleidoscope and Scene and Heard. Has featured on national radio and television; RTE Lyric FM, BBC Radio Ulster, Ireland Am. In 2021 she was awarded the Axis Assemble bursary to support the development of The Accidental Activist which premiered earlier this year. She has written for popular Irish publications such as Hot Press Magazine and The Journal. She is very excited to bring her show to Glasgow!

“Not to be missed” -Irish Independent

“Diane had the audience roaring with laughs!” – Craic Den Comedy Club Dublin


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