Carl Donnelly & Jacob Hawley: Edinburgh Preview
20th Jul 2018
StageSpace - Pleasance London
Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Carl Donnelly is set to celebrate a decade’s worth of critically acclaimed stand-up at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with his 10th one-man show; ‘Strictly Carl Donnelly’
'A touching and hilarious account of embarrassment and the fragility of modern masculinity' ★★★★ (The Sunday Times)
'An immensely likeable and funny comedian, Carl Donnelly entertains and informs in equal measure as he opens up his mind to a room … full of strangers' ★★★★ (Sunday Post)
'Unpredictable, hysterical and, quite frankly, inspiring' ★★★★ (Edinburgh Festivals Magazine)
'Donnelly simply tells an engrossing and hilarious story from his life' ★★★★ (Fest)
'He's a natural raconteur and it's a pleasure to spend an hour in thrall to his talent' ★★★★ (The List)
'Donnelly's natural conversant style is powerful visually and transcends even the most unrelateable experiences' ★★★★ (The Skinny)
'Inherently funny' ★★★★★ (Broadway Baby)
BBC New Comedy 2017 finalist Jacob Hawley presents his highly-anticipated debut hour. Hailing from a working-class Brexit town, Jacob now has an arts degree, a vegetarian girlfriend and an almost-convincing concern for climate change. It's not quite Billy Elliot but it's something.
'A mature, sharp wit, a relaxed manner and an undertow of political passion... clever, and different' (Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard).
'Mocks blind patriotism in an enjoyably offbeat way. Nicely Wry' (Steve Bennett, Chortle.co.uk).
As seen on BBC Three and heard on BBC Radio 4.
Edinburgh Preview Offer: 3 shows in the season for £12.00