July Comedy Festival at The Abbey
6th July – 29th July
For the first time ever, The Abbey is hosting a comedy festival for up-and-coming comedians taking new shows to the Edinburgh Fringe.
We’ll be showcasing 20+ comedians as they test their material before taking it to the big bad Fringe Fest.
So come and have a giggle and support these wonderful professional funybone-ticklers…
Our previews will include one-hour sets from the likes of:
David Jesudason, winner of the King Gong at the London Comedy Store and the Comedy Cafe Competition
Nick Revell, Perrier award winner and writer for the likes of Drop the Dead Donkey and Not the Nine O’Clock News
Paul McGaritty, Amused Moose finalist 2011,
Like a very tall, funny, excited child— Kate Copstick, The Scotsman (2013)
Javier Jarquin, Winner of The Press Critics Choice Award, ‘Best National Artist’
Al Lubel, performer on The Tonight Show and The Late Show with David Letterman, winner of a string of awards for his old school American stand-up style
Russ Haynes, technical wizard and winner of The Blackout at Up The Creek, the Comedy Gladiators and a King Gong finalist
Kat Bond, one half of fast-paced comedy duo, ‘That Pair’, performer on Award winning Dr Brown’s Blaps (Channel Four) and finalist of the Funny Women Awards 2012
We’ll be posting ticket details and full line-up shortly, so watch this space!