“Hilarious, extremely dark, profoundly touching and resolutely unsentimental. Ed Byrne has plumbed the very depths of his soul and found something verging on greatness"
“This is no misery memoir, Byrne is too talented a comic for that”
“Poignant, touching, spiky and laugh-out-loud funny… beautifully written and flawlessly performed”
“a fantastically funny and moving monologue where there is no doubt that we are seeing the authentic Ed…. Byrne has hit new heights”
"A full range of human emotions, from rage to dark humour to poignancy, and back again, is felt during this magnificent comedy hour"
“Side-splitting... Byrne is comedy gold"
"A fierce tribute... tremendously funny, thoughtful and fond "
"Moments switch from dark humour to tear jerking observations... he manages to make dying and death very funny"
"Touching and inspiring, yes, but funny above all else "
"Ed Byrne breaks the five-star rating system to the point where multiples of stars could be added to this review and it will still not be close enough to what he deserves for this show. Nobody is performing or writing stand-up comedy like Ed Byrne... Byrne deserves to get a standing ovation every night for Tragedy Plus Time"
“Masterful... a must-see performance that is both hilarious and deeply moving"
"An unexpected rollercoaster of emotions, with joyous high points. An absolute master of observational comedy…. Very funny indeed!"