The Comedy Grotto All-day Edinburgh Preview Special
Summary
Edinburgh previews from 8 brilliant comics, hosted by The Comedy Grotto - a club recommended by Time Out and The Independent - with a disco after
Start: Sat 1st August 2015 at 13:00
End: Sun 2nd August 2015 at 01:30

A fantastic line-up of Edinburgh previews from 8 comedians who between them have racked up a So You Think You're Funny Award, 5 Edinburgh Best Show nominations, an Edinburgh Best Newcomer Nomination, a heap of Chortle Awards and a whole host of television appearances. It's only £14, there'll be a disco after and it's all hosted by The Comedy Grotto, a fortnightly comedy club about which critics have said:


"Consistently excellent line-ups" (Time Out)
"Always richly-programmed bashes" (Independent)
"An all-star cutting-edge line-up" (The Sunday Times)

The shows:

Richard Herring - Innovative stand-up, podcast pioneer, Edinburgh legend and one half (along with Stewart Lee) of influential 90s double act Lee and Herring
"The best comedian of his generation" - GQ
"The King of Edinburgh" - The List
"The Podfather" - The Guardian
"An absolute Fringe must-see" - Evening Standard

James Acaster - Three-time Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Show Nominee, as seen on Have I Got News For You, Mock The Week & Never Mind The Buzzcocks
"Top 10 Shows of 2014" - Time Out
"A superb set-builder, with inspired callbacks and a clever climax" - ★★★★ Independent

 

Liam Williams - Double Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards Nominee (Best Show 2014, Best Newcomer 2013), The Guardian's Best Show of 2014
"The writing is, once again, so lovely, so concise and precise, that you want to record it...starting to sound like the voice of a generation" - ★★★★ Independent

Lou Sanders - One of Amused Moose's Top 10 shows of Edinburgh 2014, As seen on Russell Howard's Good News
"Sanders is naturally funny...an hour of non-stop entertainment with seriously big laughs, wild and free and very, very funny" - ★★★★ Chortle

Sarah Kendall - Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show Nominee, Time Out Award Nominee
"A thoroughly captivating teller of an expertly constructed story" - Chortle

Ivo Graham - So You Think You're Funny Winner, As seen on Comedy Central's 'Live at the Comedy Store'
"A precision-tooled delivery honed to within a whisker of perfection...intelligent punchlines pepper his set...this is a joyous show" - ★★★★ Evening Standard

 

Max Fletcher - Former Oxford Revue member
"One of the most surreal shows to see at the Fringe...an unusually Byzantine hour of comedy...unsettlingly weird, yet brilliant at the same time" - ★★★★ Three Weeks

 

Alex Kealy - So You Think You're Funny Finalist, Hobgoblin Comedy Award Finalist
"Hugely funny...they're hanging on his every word" - Broadway Baby