IVO GRAHAM NEWS
Join host Kevin Bridges as he introduces a wealth of talent filmed live at the Edinburgh Festival this month.
The show, on BBC Three at 9:00pm today (Thursday 28th August) features Nish Kumar, Lucy Beaumont, Lloyd Langford, Des Clarke, Marlon Davis, Andrew Ryan, Angela Barnes, Des Bishop, Ivo Graham, James Acaster and Pete Firman, and was filmed at the Edinburgh Playhouse in aid of Waverley Care.
Tune in next week for the second show.
Glowing reviews are coming in for Off The Kerb's acts in Edinburgh this year, as the festival hits the halfway point. Tickets for many shows are still available from EdFringe.com
Angela Barnes - You Can't Take It With You:
'Witty, sharp and unashamedly blunt' - Edinburgh Fringe Review
'Angela Barnes’ spark is infectious and her delivery is fast, furious and seriously funny' **** - List
Des Bishop - Made in China:
'Bishop has plenty to show and tell of a country we're eager to know about' **** - The Guardian
Henry Paker - Unpacked:
'All you can do is marvel at the pace and breadth of his comic imagination... it's easy to see why he’s lionised by his peers' - The Guardian
Ivo Graham - Bow Ties and Johnnies:
'Really funny, intelligent, enthusiastic comedy you can take your mum to' - One4Review
Nathan Caton - Teenage Mutant Nathan Caton:
'Laughs continue to get bigger throughout his satisfyingly fun hour-long show' **** - Black Diamond
Romesh Ranganathan - Rom Wasn't Built in a Day:
'Ranganathan’s instant rapport with his audience is clear from the start' **** - BroadwayBaby
'Ranganathan’s rise to stardom is as impressive as it is deserved' - Stylist
Seann Walsh - Seann 28:
'A rich and riotously funny hour of mirth. Come and see a master at work' **** - BroadwayBaby
Shappi Khorsandi - Because I'm Shappi:
'Effortlessly witty and cheeky as ever... hilarious ponderings' - BroadwayBaby
Suzi Ruffell - Social Chameleon:
'Very funny and brilliantly recounted tales' **** - BroadwayBaby
Amongst the reviews coming in for Edinburgh Festival is this five star review for Ivo Graham’s show at One4Review.
‘Really funny, intelligent, enthusiastic comedy…’ ***** – One4Review
‘Go and see Ivo Graham’ – The Guardian
‘Ivo Graham comes of age in his second Edinburgh offering’ – London is Funny
Tickets are available at EdFringe.com
Off The Kerb Productions are proud to present the cream of Britain’s comedy talent at the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. With twenty events ranging from a disco singing Margaret Thatcher to an undercover cop who infiltrated the Millwall Mob, to comedy stalwarts, TV favourites and the hottest newcomers, plus the fifth Comedy Gala in aid of Waverley Care (hosted by Kevin Bridges and Seann Walsh) featuring the best acts at the Fringe.
At just twenty-three years old, Ivo Graham‘s gauche charm belies a talent rarely seen in someone so young. The Eton alumnus combines insightful stories of adolescence and fellow students with a sharp witted presence that has rapidly gained him the acclaim of his audience, fellow artists and the critics alike.
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At just twenty-three years old, Ivo Graham’s gauche charm belies a talent rarely seen in someone so young. The Eton alumnus combines insightful stories of adolescence with a sharp witted presence that has rapidly gained him the acclaim of his audience, fellow artists and the critics alike. After a sell-out debut run at the Edinburgh Festival this summer Graham will be performing his show all over the UK.
In his first year of performing Ivo was awarded the acclaimed So You Think You’re Funny New Act Competition at the 2009 Edinburgh Fringe and was nominated for Best Newcomer at the Chortle Awards. While still at university in Oxford he began doing professional gigs around the country and also performed abroad at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival and the Hollywood Fringe. Since graduating in 2012, Ivo’s has been in constant demand in clubs and theatres all over the UK circuit culminating in his critically acclaimed debut show and an appearance on BBC3′s Edinburgh Fest Live 2013.
‘Cleverly constructed comic timing’ – **** Edinburgh Evening News
‘A very convincing set from this erudite comedian’ **** – The Independent
‘Beautifully constructed comedy’ – The Scotsman