After his elimination from TV diving contest Splash!, comedian Patrick Monahan is bouncing back with a new stand-up show.

Monahan, who went in the deep end on Olympic diver Tom Daley's show, will return to the world of comedy with Cake Charmer at the Epsom Playhouse.

The Teessider, known for his hugs, love of cake and anecdotes, tours the comedy circuit as well as finding time to appear on TV.

His 2013 TV appearances include Comedy Annual, Daybreak, Loose Women, Fake Reaction, 12 Again, Jongleurs Live and the Wright Stuff.

Patrick Monahan ‘Cake Charmer’; Friday February 21; 8pm; £15 Myers Studio, Epsom Playhouse, Ashley Avenue, Epsom; 01372 742555;