Friday 31st January 2020. The Maltings, Ely
AHIR SHAH, GLENN MOORE & CHLOE PETTS
Doors 7.15pm / show starts 8.00pm
Tickets are available from £15. *Booking fees apply for online sales.
Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Ahir Shah’s sharp, intellectual brand of stand-up features a blend of philosophical inquiry, political vigour, and sweet gags.
Ahir’s recent appearances have included Live at the Apollo (BBC Two), Have I Got News For You (BBC One), Frankie Boyle’s New World Order (BBC2), The Mash Report (BBC Two), Stand Up Central with Rob Delaney (Comedy Central), The Big Asian Stand-Up (BBC2), and The Now Show (Radio 4), written and starred in Ahir Shah’s Summer (Sky Arts).
“intricately crafted, profoundly moving, howlingly funny... he’s a blazing talent firing on all cylinders” ★★★★★ - The Telegraph
“He blends stories of growing up with brief bursts of fury at a callous system and struggles to find meaning or faith... but with laughs.” ★★★★ - The Sunday Times
“Phenomenal” ★★★★★ - The Skinny
“If this isn’t award-winning material, I don’t know what is” ★★★★★ - Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee Glenn Moore brings us his latest scintillating one-liners and elaborate personal stories.
Glenn has become a regular on Mock The Week (BBC Two) and was featured on Rob Delaney’s Stand Up Central (Comedy Central) and The Stand Up Sketch Show (ITV2). He can be heard every weekday on Absolute Radio’s Breakfast Show alongside Dave Berry after previously presenting on Radio X as a newsreader and regularly featuring on BBC Radio 4.
“The best showcase of pure joke-writing skill on the Fringe” ★★★★ - The Guardian
“exquisitely crafted gags building to a formidably funny finish” ★★★★ - Evening Standard
“This is a comedian putting others to shame. A stunningly well-crafted show” ★★★★ - The List
“Top-quality gags, with abundant lines to savour” ★★★★ - Fest Mag
Your host for the evening Chloe Petts’ “inexhaustibly funny mind” (Diva Magazine) and “compelling presence” (Chortle) has established her as one of the most exciting new acts on the circuit. Chloe is an alumna of the prestigious Pleasance Comedy Reserve, has been shortlisted for the BBC Comedy Award, was a finalist of Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year Awards 2017 and came runner-up in the Funny Women Awards 2017.
She was recently heard on BBC Five Live’s Fighting Talk and has appeared on Channel 4’s Random Acts and BBC 3 Quickies.