Andrea Hubert: Edinburgh Preview & Stephen Carlin: Mobocracy
DateSun 16 Apr
VenueLegends, Wellington St
Andrea Hubert: Preview
Andrea presents a work in progress show, in preparation for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.Andrea Hubert started out on the comedy circuit in late 2009, and within 20 gigs gained second place in a national competition. She’s since performed alongside some of the UK’s best comedians at prestigious comedy clubs all over the UK, been commissioned as a writer for a BBC pilot and was shortlisted for the BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Forum at the New York Television Festival 2012. She was dubbed One to Watch in 2012 by London is Funny, for whom she went on to write a comedy poetry blog in 2012.
In 2013, Andrea and her writing partner Ryan Cull won the prestigious BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Forum competition, beating over 500 other entrants. The writing pair are currently working on a new sitcom as part of a development deal with Objective Productions (makers of Peep Show and Fresh Meat.) She is also producing a book of short plays, and continues to contribute regular interviews and features to The Guardian.
"She does a good line in comic bile, and the honesty on display is vivid… simultaneously funny, horrific, shocking and genuine. It's a fine balancing act from a performer with charm and skill." Fest
“A keen writing skill [and] archly cynical attitude. Her slick, fluid set is rich with inventive, sarcastic gags hung round an intriguing personality." Chortle
Stephen Carlin: Mobocracy
Terse and intense Stephen Carlin holds the bottom of a dirty whisky glass to his eye and sees the world through its filthy clouded prism reporting his findings in the tight brutal patois of the Scottish Snooker Club.
Carlin has earned critical acclaim, accolades and a growing fan base with his original and insightful writing style and accomplished delivery. An enigmatic act, Stephen uses a unique pattern of delivery to amuse the audience with unexpected and off-the-wall references. From his sartorial elegance to his in-depth and hilarious knowledge of international snooker,
Carlin’s performance takes the audience into the mind of a passionate obsessive. This man is well on his way to become Scotland's newest addition to its history of brilliant comedians. He was also named by Stewart Lee as one of the Ten Best Comedians in the World Ever. Stephen co-created and co-wrote the new BBC Radio 4 show The Headset Set.
“His brand of deadpan wit is well overdue widespread recognition.” Broadway Baby
Recommened for ages 18+
Tickets £8 | £6 Student
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The event takes place at Legends, Wellington St.
*Line ups subject to change