Edinburgh Preview: Matt Forde and Garrett Millerick
Ultra-topical comedy and presenter of Unspun. As seen on The Royal Variety Performance, Mock the Week, The One Show and Question Time. Now with added Trump.
“Possibly the best political comedy show on the Fringe”. ★★★★★ The Telegraph
“A first-class comic” The Guardian
“Singlehandedly fulfilling comedy’s brief of taking our political masters to task. Combining spot-on impressions with up-to-the-minute observations” ★★★★ Mail on Sunday
Garrett Millerick is an acclaimed stand up comedian, writer and director. He is an increasing force to be reckoned with on the UK Circuit and In the few short years since debuting in new act competitions he has established a reputation as one of the stand out live acts of his generation.
In 2018 his breakout show Sunflower became one of the best reviewed and most talked about shows of The Edinburgh Festival. The show played to packed houses throughout the month, and an additional show at The Pleasance Cabaret Bar was added due to phenomenal demand. Sunflower will return in February 2019 for a run in London’s Soho Theatre.
Already a fixture at the country’s most respected comedy clubs, in 2017 Garrett became one of a new generation of comedians to be making regular weekend appearances at the world-famous Comedy Store. As well as being in demand on both the alternative and club circuits in the UK, Garrett’s stand up has seen him tour Europe, Australia and Asia.
His debut radio sitcom Do Gooders was recently recorded for Amazon’s Audible platform with an all-star cast featuring Jack Dee and Meera Syal and produced by Hat Trick Productions. It is currently being developed for television.
‘a virtuoso display of unforgivingly grumpy stand up delivered with fire in his soul’ – ★★★★ ½ Steve Bennett, Chortle
‘This brave and winning hour certainly pulls no punches’ – ★★★★ The Times
‘wickedly funny’ – ★★★★ The Scotsman
‘stand up with an insolent twist’ – ★★★★ The Sunday Times
UNRESERVED ROWED SEATING // 16+ // DOORS 7:00pm // SHOW 7:30pm // ARTS CAFE EVENT LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE
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