Comedians | Patrick Rolink
Patrick Rolink started gigging in 2002, and has played virtually every comedy club in Scotland as well as many in England, and the Cellar Bar in Dublin. The year 2003 seen Patrick reach the national finals of the Chanell 4 competition "So you think you're funny" at the Edinburgh Festival.
2004 saw Patrick become a Jongleurs regular with regular spots in Glasgow and Edinburgh .In April of this year Patrick enjoyed the ultimate experience of appearing on stage on Broadway in New York, in a the highly acclaimed "Matt McGinn Tribute Concert.
Patrick has a nightly TV chat show on regional TV station Thistle TV, where he interviews personalities from sport, politics and comedy. He also has a regular sell out gig in his hometown "An Evening With Patrick Rolink and Friends", and also organised the Lanarkshire Comedy Festival, which brought top comedy acts to many towns in the Lanarkshire area.
In addition to his comedy work, Patrick regularly comperes events, most notably the DVD "Lord Of The Wing" about football legend Jimmy Johnstone, which has so far sold in excess of 60,000 copies. He has twice compered the biggest St Patrick's Day festival in Scotland, and also participated in "The Stand-Up 150" in 2003, in which he and other comedians entered the Guinness Book of Records. Patrick has also worked on stage at the Scottish Royal Academy of Dram & Music, demonstrating that his brand of humour crosses all barriers.
With diversity that knows no bound Patrick also reached number 17 in the UK charts in 2002 as a backing singer on the single "Best Day Of Our Lives".
Gina McKie, Radio Clyde
"One of the funniest men I have ever seen on stage".
"An awesome arsenal of satire and wit, delivered with pinpoint accuracy".
Irish Press, New York
"A funny Scotsman who travels very well".