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A highly regarded master of observational comedy, Ed Byrne admits to being a little uncomfortable about some of the ‘more laddish’ material he used in the early days of his standup career.
“My comedy reflected my life at that time - single and enjoying myself. Most of it was fairly harmless, but some of the stuff about an ex-girlfriend I can see was a bit angry, and I wouldn't do it now.”
So 20-plus years after first dipping his toes into the decidedly dangerous waters of standup, does Ed still enjoy touring?
“Apart from the travel involved, which no comic likes, I love it. You have people responding to something that you’ve written alone in your office, and the work comes alive in a roomful of people. I like the TV things I do, but nothing can beat a live comedy audience.”
With several sell-out UK tours to his name, the multi-award-winner is this month returning to the Midlands with a brand new show.
Rob Beckett is back on tour with a brand new stand up show. It’s been a busy few years for the Mouth of the South and he’s coming to see you...
Romesh’s latest show, The Cynic’s Mixtape, is a carefully curated selection of all the things he’s found unacceptable since his last tour.