★★★★ The Telegraph, Chortle, The List, Edinburgh Festivals, Time Out, The Skinny, Three Weeks

It was announced today, Wednesday 17th July, that co-host of Radio X’s Sunday morning show Ed Gamble will perform at O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on Friday 20th December on the final date of his twice extended UK stand-up tour Blizzard, which he has just recorded as a comedy special for release later this year. Tickets for the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire show are on pre-sale this Friday 19th July.

Ed has just been unveiled as one of the 5 competitors in the forthcoming series of the multi award-winning smash hit Taskmaster (Dave) and continues his role as a regular panellist on Mock the Week (BBC Two). His TV stand-up appearances include Live At The Apollo (BBC Two), The Royal Variety Performance (ITV), The Russell Howard Hour (Sky One), Live at the Comedy Store (Comedy Central), and Conan (TBS). His numerous guest appearances include Hypothetical (Dave), The Apprentice: You’re Fired (BBC Two), I’ll Get This (BBC Two), Richard Osman’s House of Games (BBC Two), Jon Richardson’s Ultimate Warrior (Dave), Insert Name Here (BBC Two), and Roast Battle UK (Comedy Central).

Ed is also the co-host of the hugely successful mega-hit podcast Off Menu with James Acaster, which has just commenced its second series returning to #1 on the iTunes charts. He first came to prominence playing Georgie Carlton in two series of Almost Royal (BBC America/E4/Netflix) and appeared in two episodes of Greg Davies’ sitcom Man Down (Channel 4), as well as co-writing the fourth series.

What the press has said about Ed Gamble

an ability to open his mouth and spontaneously say something hysterically funnyJames Kettle, The Guardian

he is on irresistible form” ★★★★ Rupert Hawksley, The Telegraph

 “If he keeps up this momentum he’ll be playing arenas in a few yearsMark Boosey, British Comedy Guide

 “a seriously strong show…Gamble is a powerful, compelling orator” ★★★★ Paul Fleckney, Chortle

“a hugely likeable performer…an excellent comic” Paul Whitelaw, The Scotsman

“a fully-rounded stand-up fiesta” ★★★★ Brian Donaldson, The List

“Gamble holds the audience in the palm of his hand…never falters in his creative and clever humour that leaves the audience in stitches” ★★★★ Adam Thornton, Edinburgh Festivals

“crudely inventive and very funny…bursting with great lines” ★★★★ Jay Richardson, Fest

“Superb stand-up” ★★★★ Ben Williams, Time Out

★★★★ Jenni Ajderian, The Skinny

★★★★ Patricia-Ann Young, Three Weeks


02-Oct-19            Leeds City Varieties

03-Oct-19            Norwich Playhouse

05-Oct-19            Swindon Arts Centre

06-Oct-19            The Capitol, Horsham

08-Oct-19            Colchester Arts Centre

10-Oct-19            Newcastle Stand

11-Oct-19            Gloucester Guildhall

13-Oct-19            Maidstone, Hazlitt Arts

17-Oct-19            Worcester, Huntington Hall

19-Oct-19            Bath, The Rondo – 3pm

19-Oct-19            Bath, The Rondo  – 8pm

20-Oct-19            Canterbury, Gulbkenkian

26-Oct-19            Southampton, Nuffield Theatre

27-Oct-19            Brighton, The Old Market

29-Oct-18            Peterborough Key Theatre

01-Nov-19           Camberley Theatre

02-Nov-19           Torquay, Babbacombe Theatre

07-Nov-19           Hull Truck Theatre

08-Nov-19           Cambridge Junction

12-Nov-19           Taunton Brewhouse

13-Nov-19           Broxbourne, The Spotlight

16-Nov-19           Potters Bar, Wyllyotts Theatre

17-Nov-19           Wellingborough, The Castle

21-Nov-19           Norwich Playhouse

22-Nov-19           Harpendon Public Halls

23-Nov-19           Andover, The Lights

27-Nov-19           Salford Quays, The Lowry Theatre

29-Oct-19            Evesham, The Regal

30-Nov-19           Maidenhead, Norden Farm Centre for Arts

05-Dec-19            Chipping Norton Theatre

06-Dec-19            Theatre Royal Winchester

For more information and press tickets, please contact: Lily Marriott at lmarriott@avalonuk.com  / 0207 598 7222