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From the quote attributed to Mark Twain, humour is defined as "Tragedy Plus Time". Come and join Ed as he tests that formula by mining the most tragic event in his life for laughs.

Edinburgh Fringe 2023 was a bumper 5-star review year for Ed. They came in thick and fast alongside outstanding critical acclaim for this exceptionally funny, ‘Best Reviewed Stand Up Show at Edinburgh 2023’ (British Comedy Guide). 

As seen as hosting 'Live At The Apollo' and regular appearances on 'QI' and 'Mock The Week' (BBC).

Presented by Phil McIntyre Live

★★★★★ “A delicate, sensitive high-wire act of a show, yet Byrne never once stumbles ”  

(Mail on Sunday)

 ★★★★★ “Hilarious, extremely dark, profoundly touching and resolutely unsentimental. Ed Byrne has plumbed the very depths of his soul and found something verging on greatness"

(Rolling Stone)

★★★★★ “This is no misery memoir, Byrne is too talented a comic for that”

(The Arts Desk)

★★★★★ “Poignant, touching, spiky and laugh-out-loud funny… beautifully written and flawlessly performed ”

(Edinburgh Reviews)

★★★★★ “he has delivered a fantastically funny and moving monologue where there is no doubt that we are seeing the authentic Ed… Byrne has hit new heights”

(Evening Standard)

Ed Byrne - Tragedy Plus Time

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