Cutty Sark Theatre

Pre-Edinburgh Comedy | Abandoman & Kelly Convey

Abandoman (aka Rob Broderick): Work-in-Progress

Ireland’s finest hip hop musical comedian is delighted to be returning to the Cutty Sark.  Using his trademark blend of audience interaction and razor-sharp improvisation,  Rob will take you on a magical journey, transforming the audience’s likes, loathes and daydreams into hit songs and captivating tales. 

Pre-Edinburgh Comedy | Lou Sanders & Desiree Burch

Lou Sanders

Recent appearances include 8 Out of 10 Cats Does CountdownThe Russell Howard Hour (Sky 1), Alan Davies’ As Yet Untitled (DAVE), Live from the BBC and a live stand-up set on Russell Brand’s Stand-Up Hour for Comic Relief (BBC1).

‘Destined for hugeness’ - Time Out

 ‘Something new is happening in comedy’ - Independent

‘Genuinely different’ - Scotsman

Pre-Edinburgh Comedy | Fern Brady & Carl Donnelly

Fern Brady: Power & Chaos (Work in Progress) 

As seen on Live from the BBC, Live from the Comedy Store, The Russell Howard Hour and Live at The Apollo. Fern is one of the UK’s hottest comedy stars.

Known for being totally unique and completely fearless, her new show will tackle sexuality, feminism, power, Brexit, Britishness, Scottishness and nationality all with her caustic wit, exceptional writing and electric stage craft.

'An astounding hour' ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - List

Pre-Edinburgh Comedy | Rob Auton & Jack Barry

Rob Auton

Award winning stand-up comedian and poet Rob Auton (Dave’s Funniest Joke Of The Fringe award winner, Glastonbury’s ‘Poet In Residence’) returns with another heart-felt and offbeat comedy/theatre/spoken word show.

Alongside performing solo, Rob hosts 'the best poetry gig in the UK' (The Times) Bang Said The Gun. The spoken-word night’s raucous and anarchic spirit attracts a rich mix of new talent and some of the most established names in poetry/music including Kate Tempest, Roger McGough and John Hegley. 

'A genuine original'  - The Guardian

Pre-Edinburgh Comedy | Tony Law & Ian Smith

Tony Law

Tony Law Identifies the elements and as Canadian, Trinidadian, Celt, Anglo-Saxon, Viking, guy, working class, and autodidact. This show is a comedy show and it is original and funnier than all the other shows if you are smart and funny. Otherwise it's not if you are, for example, a dickhead. Otherwise. The best. Tony has appeared on Have I Got News For You, The Alternative Comedy Experience, 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Never Mind The Buzzcocks.

'Impeccable' (Times).

'Surreal genius' (Telegraph).

**** (Guardian).

Pre-Edinburgh Comedy | Joel Dommett & Joanne McNally

Joel Dommett: Work in Progress

Join Joel (I'm a Celeb... finalist, Joel & Nish Vs The World, Live At The Apollo, Celeb Juice) as he road-tests new material ahead of his forthcoming tour. Not to be missed!

‘Hilarious… delightful tales’ -The Scotsman

‘Excellent storytelling comic’ - The Guardian

‘Simply hilarious and highly recommended’ - ThreeWeeks

Pre-Edinburgh Comedy | Glenn Moore & Sara Barron

Glenn Moore: Work In Progress

As seen as on Mock the Week, Have I Got News For You and more. As heard on the Christian O'Connell Breakfast Show on Absolute Radio, and BBC Radio 4.

Glenn Moore is tipped for great things GQ

Relentlessly silly and gag-laden – a potential comedy great ★★★★ The List

A class act… undoubtedly bound for greatness ★★★★ The Herald


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