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Funny Way To Be Comedy - Edinburgh Preview Day 2 (16+)

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

Date: Saturday 21 July
Time: Shows at 5:00pm, 6.30pm, 8.00pm and 9.30pm
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 – Lauren Pattison (£6) – Edinburgh Best Newcomer Nominee 2017 BUY LAUREN PATTISON TICKET 
6.30pm – Adam Hess (£6) – Edinburgh and Chortle multi-award nominee. BUY ADAM HESS TICKET 
8.00pm – Tom Wrigglesworth (£7) - Sony Award Winner, Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee, Chortle & Time Out Award winner. BUY TOM WIGGLESWORTH TICKET 
9.30pm – Ed Night (£6) – Edinburgh Best Newcomer Nominee 2017 BUY ED NIGHT TICKET 

Tickets available individually or buy a priority day pass for £20.00.

Individual tickets

5.00pm – Lauren Pattison (£6)

Funny Way To Be Comedy favourite Lauren Pattison is hotly tipped as one the next generation of top North East comedy stars.  One of the brightest young talents on the comedy circuit, this baby faced comic has proved herself a force to be reckoned with.  Lauren will be presenting a preview of her second full Edinburgh Festival show.  Lauren triumphed at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe with her smash hit, sell out, critically acclaimed debut show Lady Muck, which was lauded as one of the strongest debut the festival has seen in years.  This 5 star show was so popular that ‘Lady Muck’ became the best reviewed show at festival's top comedy venue, The Pleasance.  Lauren also won a Herald Angel Award, was nominated for Amused Moose Best Show and was nominated for Best Newcomer 2017 at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards. Lauren was also runner up at the Funny Women Awards 2014 and in 2016 was the only female comedian to reach the final of the Chortle Student Comedy Awards.  In 2016 Lauren also reached the final of the BBC New Comedy Awards which was performed live on BBC Radio 4. 
6.30pm – Adam Hess (£6)
He has been nominated for an Edinburgh Comedy Award (2015), Chortle Best Circuit Comedian and Chortle Best Newcomer and was a staff-writer on Russell Howard’s Good News. He has appeared on ITV's Tonight at the London Palladium, Live From The BBC, The Chris Ramsey Show, Elevenish, Count Arthur Strong, Australia’s ‘Comedy Up Late’.

“For good quality gags per minute, there is no better comedian”...The Independent
“Relentlessly entertaining, full of beautiful imagery”...Time Out
“One of the most out and out hilarious shows on the fringe”...Chortle
“I’ve seen few shows that are funnier”...The Times
8.00pm – Tom Wrigglesworth - Greatest Hits & New Bits (£7)
Expect elegant storytelling courtesy of one of the finest and most original comics in the UK. Sony Award Winner, Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee, Chortle & Time Out Award winner and Star of Radio 4 and BBC 2.
“A joy to watch...original and beautifully crafted. Hilarious...The Gods Of Comedy chose Tom Wrigglesworth for greatness”... Scotsman
 “Magical storytelling....engaging, inspiring and exquisitely performed...hysterical and accomplished.  Comedy is rarely this elegant”... Time Out.
9.30pm – Ed Night (£6)
 Ed has quickly developed a reputation as one of the most exciting new performers on the comedy circuit.  At the 2015 Edinburgh Festival he was finalist on the prestigious So You Think You’re Funny contest. In 2017 he was nominated for both the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year and the Edinburgh Best Newcomer awards.
In addition to his work as a comedian, Ed has also worked extensively as an actor, with numerous credits to his name.
"Blisteringly quick fire and jam-packed with jokes"...Broadway Baby
"Clearly one to watch"...Bruce Dessau






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