IT'S FRINGE SEASON
Edinburgh Fringe is finally here!
IVO GRAHAM | ORGANISED FUN
IVO GRAHAM is a wonderfully witty and charismatic British comedian. Having begun stand-up comedy at the age of 18, Ivo soon received the So You Think Your Funny Award for new acts at the Edinburgh Fringe and was more recently nominated for Best Show award in 2019.
Following his UK tour of hit show: My Future, My Clutter and six sell out runs at Edinburgh Fringe – Ivo is back with a brand-new show: Organised Fun set to tour across the UK after its run in Scotland.
‘Expect quizzes, tangents and flutter’
He’s been seen on many comedy classics such as Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo, QI, and Have I Got News For You as well as being a writer on Channel 5’s Fighting Talk and The Last Leg for Channel 4. In 2021 he embarked across the UK starring alongside fellow comedians in comedy series British as Folk, exploring British culture across the nation. Listen to his voice reels here.
Ivo has some other wonderful shows lined up including Graham on the Green and the Comedians’ DJ Battles! Take a look below for his show times
ORGANISED FUN - Pleasance Courtyard, Beyond
2-27th August: 16:30 -15:30
Extra shows: Pleasance Courtyard, The Grand
6th Aug - 3:30 pm, 12th Aug - 11:00 pm , 19th Aug - 11:00 pm, 26th Aug -3:30 pm
GRAHAM IN THE GREEN –Pleasance Courtyard, The Green
17-27th (Not 26th): 14:30 -15:30
COMEDIANS’ DJ BATTLES - Assembly George Sq Studios. Underground
4th, 11th, 20th & 27th August: 23:30 pm
Run time - 2hrs
FREYA PARKER | IT AIN'T EASY BEING CHEEKY
FREYA PARKER is an actor and comedian, and one half of Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated Lazy Susan.
Freya is bringing her new show It Ain't Easy Being Cheeky to the Fringe this year with an hour jam-packed with rib-tickling content and dicussions on death, the joy of waving, and bread.
Seen in Jurassic World: Dominion, The Nevers (HBO), The Mash Report (BBC2), Climaxed (BBC Three) and Josh (BBC Three). Freya is set to appear in Big Mood for Channel 4, Sky’s Breeders and the much anticipated, Wonka. Catch her comedy expertise on the Lazy Susan sketch show on BBC iPlayer or their special Lazy Susan: Forgive me, Mother on Amazon.
As a native Geordie, Freya naturally has a desirable regional and down and earth appeal for commercials. Being a sketch comedian her range of accents is extensive, making her well equipped for the demands of animation and gaming work. Listen to her voice reels here.
IT AIN’T EASY BEING CHEEKY - Pleasance Courtyard, Baby Grand
9-13 & 15-27 August: 17:50 – 16:50
LAURYN REDDING | BLOODY ELLE
LAURYN REDDING’s smash hit Bloody Elle is back!
Hailing a sell-out run at the Traverse Theatre during the 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the award-winning Bloody Elle is back up north following another hugely successful run at Soho Theatre in London.
A wonderfully energetic piece of theatre and musical gig, Lauryn pairs the heart-warming story of Elle and Eve with her original live score and musical flair. Written and performed by Lauryn, take a look at the reviews below:
‘A faultless performance.’
★★★★★ Amy Rye, Lost in Theatreland
‘A joyful solo show buzzing with live-gig energy’
★★★★ Catherine Love, The Guardian
A regional voice, Lauryn has a clear delivery with a northern accent that’s earthy and casual.
Her screen credits include The Midwich Cuckoos, Emmerdale and EastEnders where she plays the role of Nurse Price. As a voice artist, Lauryn is extremely versatile with a number of UK and US dialects in her repertoire; having experience in both radio and commercial work, Lauryn is a top choice for a professional read. Listen to her voice reels here.
BLOODY ELLE – Traverse Theatre – Traverse 1
9th August – 19:00, 10th August – 22:00, 11th August – 10:00, 12th August – 13:00, 13th August – 16:00
(Run time 1hr 25 mins)