Edinburgh Comedy Nominees 2019
A veritable smorgasbord of comedy nominees (and the winner) for you to tuck into.
A new work-in-progress show towards a double-bill of two new sets from “the world’s greatest living stand-up” (Dominic Maxwell, Times), back to back, nightly.
Tornado questions Stew’s position in the comedy marketplace, after Netflix mistakenly lists his show as ‘reports of sharks falling from the skies are on the rise again. Nobody on the Eastern Seaboard is safe.’
Snowflake questions Stew’s worth in a society demolishing the liberal values he has been keen to espouse, in a fairy-tale landscape of winter wonder.
‘Lee remains one of the best stand-ups in the country.’★★★★★ Metro
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'He makes stand-up almost a moral pursuit…that makes the usual (and more popular) stand-ups seem crude and obvious.’
'Proper, vicious prejudice - a self-proclaimed inhabitant of the moral high ground.’
‘The opposite of what really good comedy should be.’
'If I could bring one extinct thing back to life it would be Stewart Lee’s sense of humour.'
‘A pot-bellied Bernard Manning for snowflakes.’