Ed Byrne

Ed Byrne

Phil McIntyre Entertainment by arrangement with Vivienne Smith Management present

• EICC– The Auditorium
• 7.40pm (Ends 8.40pm)
• 3rd – 27th AUGUST 2011 (not 10th)

Following on from the success of his last tour Different Class brilliant Irish comedy star, Ed Byrne, is back at the fringe with his new show Crowd Pleaser, having toured the show extensively throughout the UK this spring.

Being a nerd, owning a cat, meeting your heroes or becoming a dad, whatever Ed casts his curmudgeonly comic eye over the end is result is a show that’s sure to please even the most discerning of crowds.

Ed has been very busy since he last was in Edinburgh. His many TV appearances over the last couple of years have included hosting BBC 1’s Live At The Apollo and being a regular panellist on BBC 2’s Mock the Week and Have I Got News for You as well as various other new comedy shows including Miranda Harts Christmas Unwrapped  and has recently been see “roasting” Davina McCall for Channel 4A particular highlight for Ed was taking part in Celebrity MastermindEd is also a regular contributor to comedy and music shows on both BBC Radio 2 and 4.   Last year he toured Canada and New Zealand with his sell out show Different Class.

“Crowd Pleaser does exactly what is says on the tin”  ???? Bruce Dessau Evening Standard

 “Ed Byrne is on top form”  Time Out London

 “Byrne is a crowd pleaser in the best sense: original, distinctive and humorous” The Guardian

What the papers said about Different Class

“a masterful display of the comics art…This is a seamless and perfectly timed show that could stand proudly next to any Izzard, Bailey, Carr or Skinner stadium-filler.” . ?????Sunday Times

 “Byrne is at the top of his game” ????The Sunday Telegraph

 “Ed Byrne is a class apart” ???? Evening Standard

 “Jokes come so fast that hecklers don’t have a chance to get a word in edgeways” ???? The Times

 “It is rare for a comic to merit the word “masterful” but in this case it is no overstatement” ???? The Scotsman

  “At the height of his powers… It’s no wonder this is selling out nightly” The Observer

Further Information: CLAIRE WALKER @ Claire Walker PR 01279 850111 mobile: 07884 181 776 email: Claire@clairewalkerpr.comPublicity photography to download www.clairewalkerpr.com www.edbyrne.com

EICC – THE AUDITORIUM, The Exchange, Edinburgh EH3 8EE

Box Office: 0844 847 1639 www.eicc.co.uk

Venue press office: 0131 519 4038 Sam Gough samg@eicc.co.uk

Edinburgh Fringe Box Office: 0131 226 0000

Dates: 3rd – 27th August at 7.40pm (ends 8.40pm).  No show 10th

3, 8-9, 15-17, 22-24  £16.50 (£15.50)
4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25 £18.00 (£17.00)
5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27 £18.50 (£17.50)

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