Nish Kumar & Tez Ilyas
Chuckle Busters Edinburgh Previews: Catch two excellent comedians each night before they take their new material to the Fringe
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.
NISH KUMAR: WORK-IN-PROGRESS
Critically acclaimed and wonderfully nice gentleman, Nish Kumar, is one of the UK’s brightest comedy stars. Nish has received multiple award nominations including the prestigious Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show in 2015 & 2016. He is a regular contributor to The Guardian and a frequent voice and face across both television and radio. As seen on Live at the Apollo, Mock the Week, Q.I., 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and Have I Got News For You. As heard on Newsjack, Spotlight Tonight and The Bugle.
“One of the best young comedians we have” The Times
TEZ ILYAS: TEZTIFY
Tez Ilyas feels like he’s constantly on trial. It’s time to teztify against all the assumptions the world has of him. Armed with his trademark cheek and uncompromising approach, don’t miss this slick, smart and typically subversive show. Star of BBC Radio 4’s TEZ Talks, BBC Two’s Live from the BBC and BBC Three’s Man Like Mobeen.
“Ilyas has a slickness more reminiscent of US comics, and the gags to back it up” Guardian
“Radiantly entertaining” Times
“A vital discussion of some of the most difficult issues facing this country” Telegraph