BBC NEW COMEDY AWARD WINNER STEVE BUGEJA ANNOUNCES NATIONWIDE TOUR INCLUDING DATE AT LEICESTER SQUARE THEATRE WITH ‘SUMMER CAMP’ FOLLOWING SOLD OUT RUN AT EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE

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Bugeja has an eye for original comic detail that’s all his own
James Kettle, The Guardian

“blends the intelligence of a well crafted hour with some touching emotional honesty
★★★★
Jay Richardson, The Scotsman

drum-tight, as if polished by a sitcom writers’ room to cram as many jokes in as humanly possible”
★★★★
Steve Bennett, Chortle

Following a sold out run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Steve Bugeja will begin his latest nationwide tour from 30th September, with his brand new show Summer Camp, including a performance at London’s Leicester Square Theatre on 6th October.  The show tells the story of the summer Steve spent as a counsellor for Camp America – unfortunately for Steve, he’s considerably worse at partying and talking to women than the hero of your average American teen movie.  Fortunately for everyone else, hearing about that is considerably funnier than watching your average American teen movie.

Making a name for himself on TV and radio, Steve has appeared on Love Island: Aftersun (ITV2), Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central (Comedy Central), Top Tens (BBC Three), The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC), Pop Sludge (4Music) and Fresh from the Fringe (BBC Radio 4).  Also a prolific writer, Steve has contributed material to The Russell Howard Hour (Sky One), Mock the Week (BBC Two), 8 out of 10 Cats (Channel 4), Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC Two), The Now Show (BBC Radio 4), and The News Quiz (BBC Radio 4).  He also secured the position of UK’s funniest Lucozade salesman when he starred in a viral ad for the fluorescent soft drink alongside England and Tottenham footballer Harry Kane, which may or may not have contributed to the almost immediate departure of the England squad from Euro 2016.  Also making a name for himself internationally, Steve performed at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival earlier this year, making TV appearances on ABC’s Opening Night Comedy Allstars Supershow and Comedy Up Late while he was there.

Summer Camp is Steve’s third solo show, following the critically acclaimed Unpronounceable (2016) and Day Release (2015), which were both performed to sold-out crowds at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.  In 2014 he performed at the Fringe as part of the Festival’s longest-running showcase, The Comedy Zone, and supported Russell Kane on the national tour of his show Smallness.

What the press has said about Steve Bugeja:

fascinating…The detail is delicious and the laughs warm steadily while Bugeja shares his story with unabashed honesty
★★★★
Vicky Nangle, Fest

full of hilarious anecdotes…the audience’s glee was endless
Miriam Larrainzar, Ed Fest Magazine

 

For the full list of tour dates see: www.stevebugeja.com/live.html

For more information please contact: Nathan Dean at Avalon on 0207 598 7222 or ndean@avalon-entertainment.com

 

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