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GREG DAVIES & ALEX HORNE WELCOME A NEW BATCH OF CONTESTANTS FOR TASKMASTER SERIES 5

AISLING BEA, BOB MORTIMER, MARK WATSON, NISH KUMAR & SALLY PHILLIPS Aisling Bea, Bob Mortimer, Mark Watson, Nish Kumar and Sally Phillips will compete to be crowned Taskmaster champion in series five of the BAFTA, Royal Television Society, Broadcasting Press Guild and Broadcast award-nominated show, produced by Avalon, starring BAFTA-nominated Greg Davies and Foster’s Edinburgh… Read more »

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EDINBURGH COMEDY AWARD PANEL PRIZE WINNER PHIL ELIS BRINGS SLEEPER HIT FUNZ AND GAMEZ TO THE UNDERBELLY FESTIVAL

A massive underground hit The Scotsman ★★★★★ Having won the Edinburgh Comedy Award Panel Prize, the comedy show Funz and Gamez, created by Phil Elis, is bringing its anarchic spirit to the Underbelly Festival for a special one off show on the 18th June. Phil is coming to the Underbelly Festival to entertain the whole… Read more »

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GET ON A BUS WITH DOUBLE EDINBURGH COMEDY AWARD NOMINEE CARL DONNELLY

Observational genius The Guardian Donnelly can provoke laughter out of almost anything **** The Scotsman Following a sold-out run at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival and nationwide tour with his critically acclaimed show Bad Man Tings, double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Carl Donnelly will return to the Fringe with his brand new show The Nutter… Read more »

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RUSSELL HOWARD BREAKS RECORD FOR THE BIGGEST STAND-UP SHOW IN CHINA

It was announced today (Friday 26th May) that Russell Howard performed the biggest ever stand-up show in China last night, playing to a full house at Shanghai Yihai Theatre as part of his Round The World tour. The news coincides with a clip from Russell’s last stand-up tour Wonderbox (2014) going viral with over 12.2… Read more »

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MULTI-AWARD WINNING AUSTRALIAN STAND-UP COMEDIAN SAM SIMMONS TO PERFORM AT SOHO THEATRE IN JULY AHEAD OF THE EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE IN AUGUST WITH NEW SHOW, SAM SIMMONS: A-K

Don’t miss this brand-new offering from a unique, once in a generation comedian.★★★★★ Time Out. This show both demands your attention and deserves it ★★★★★ The Times  Following the success of sold-out and critically-acclaimed runs at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and the Adelaide Fringe Festival, Foster’s Edinburgh Best Show Comedy Award and MICF Barry… Read more »

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