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Funny Way To Be Comedy - Edinburgh Preview Day 1 (16+)

The first of Funny Way To Be Comedy's 2018 Edinburgh Preview Days.

Date: Saturday 14 July
Time: Doors open: 4.30pm From: 5:00pm

Daypass ticket: £20 


An evening packed with four full one hour Edinburgh Preview shows from four of the top comedians performing at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Shows at 5.00pm, 6.30pm, 8.00pm and 9.30pm. This discounted Day Pass ticket gives you access to all 4 shows with the benefit of priority entry into the hall for each of the four shows.
5.00pm – Nish Kumar (£7) – Host of Newsjack (Radio 4) and Mash Report (BBC2) BUY NISH KUMAR TICKET
6.30pm – Alex Edelman (£6) - New York based winner of 2014 Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Newcomer BUY ALEX EDELMAN TICKET
8.00pm –  Lucy Pearman – Edinburgh Best Newcomer Nominee 2017 (£6) BUY LUCY PEARMAN TICKET
9.30pm – Steve Bugeja - Winner of the BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2013. (£6) BUY STEVE BUGEJA TICKET
Tickets available individually or buy a priority day pass for £20.00. BUY DAY PASS
Individual tickets

5.00pm – Nish Kumar (£7)
Nish Kumar has achieved global success on the stand-up circuit with three rave reviewed solo stand-up shows receiving huge recognition from both industry & fans alike.  Rapid rising comedian and panel show regular who has hosted BBC Radio 4 Extra's topical comedy show Newsjack and hosts The Mash Report (BBC Two).
‘If you like your comedy to be intelligent, inventive, thought-provoking and delivered with a passion, urgency and enthusiasm that makes an hour feel like a fantastic ten minutes, then you’re going to love Nish Kumar’s show… a truly impressive piece of stand-up from a comic in full control of his material and onstage persona’ ★★★★★ Time Out
“The affable comic expertly blends comedy and commentary in a routine that snipes unpityingly at Britain’s political class”...The Guardian.
6.30pm – Alex Edelman (£6)
A truely international young comic, Alex Edelman is a New York-based upstart and winner of 2014's Edinburgh Foster's Comedy Award for Best Newcomer.  The award revealed Alex to the international stand-up community as one of its brightest young talents. He has subsequently enjoyed runs and performances in London, Australia, New York, Los Angeles, and Sweden.
Watch: Alex Edelman - 2015 Opening Night Comedy Allstars Supershow
8.00pm –  Lucy Pearman (£6)
Harmless nonsense from 2017 Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer Nominee Lucy Pearman.
Lucy will be trying out a brand new show featuring some nice grapes, probably an apple but more importantly, a worm.
‘First steps on the road to household name’ ★★★★ Sunday Times
‘Breathtakingly inventive… Blooming marvellous’ ★★★★ Fest
‘Almost impossible not to laugh’ ★★★★ Scotsman
‘Pearman is excellent’ Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke
9.30pm – Steve Bugeja (£6)
Following three critically acclaimed sell-out Fringe runs, Steve Bugeja returns to Teesdale with his fourth full show. Steve is a BBC New Comedy Award winner (2013), was seen on Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central (Comedy Central) and heard on BBC Radio 4’s Fresh From The Fringe.
“Big laughs and gentle pathos”...Guardian
“Plentiful jokes and compelling storytelling”...Scotsman
“Truly hilarious”...Fest Mag
Watch: Steve Bugeja - Day Release 2015 FULL SHOW








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