John Kearns & Bethany Black

Chuckle Busters Edinburgh Previews: Catch two excellent comedians each night before they take their new material to the Fringe

10th Jun
8pm | £9

It’s the build up to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 and the UK’s finest comedy talent are coming to The Wardrobe Theatre to road test their shows ahead of the world’s largest arts festival. Each night will feature two full length performances from some of the top comedians in the country for just £9.

The only winner of the Best Show and Best Newcomer Edinburgh Comedy Awards returns for the first time. As seen/heard on Top Coppers, Cats Does Countdown, Drunk History and BBC Radio 4.

“Now this is how you do absurd comedy… a bold, hilarious debut… he has forged comedy gold” (Chortle)
“A true comedy original” (Time Out)
“Kearns could be your new King of Comedy” (Evening Standard)
“Heading for the comedy stratosphere… you’re in the hands of a master”(Guardian)

Bethany Black has been a professional stand-up comedian since 2004. Her debut show Beth Becomes Her detailed the story of her being transgender, chronicling everything from her coming out through her transition and eventually falling in love. It was nominated for Best Debut at the Leicester Comedy Festival in 2008, eventually losing out to Sarah Millican. Over the course of her career she has performed alongside some of the biggest names in Comedy, including Alan Carr, Sarah Millican, Tim Minchin and Rhys Darby. In 2015 she was cast as Helen in Russell T Davies multi channel shows Cucumber, Banana and Tofu where she was the first trans actress to play a leading role.

“Her journey to Channel Four, ‘Doctor Who’ and steadily rising star status makes for hilarious if sometimes incredulous listening” Three Weeks
“Honest, to the point, and very very funny“ Arts Award Voice

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