Edinburgh Previews: Adam Hess & Tiff Stevenson
Fosters Best Newcomer Nominee 2015 Adam Hess was initially known for his impeccably written surreal one-liners, before later proving himself as an accomplished story-teller and sketch-writer.
In 2013 Adam was nominated for Leicester Mercury New Act of the Year and Best Newcomer at the Chortle Awards.He won the Chortle Student Comedy Award and since then has written for lots of big TV shows (including BBC Two’s Russell Howard’s Good News on which he was a staff writer). He has performed his stand up on Live from the BBC and Comedy up Late in Australia, and has appeared in BBC One’s Count Arthur Strong and is a regular contributor to the award winning Dave podcast.
Adam has supported David Baddiel on tour and is one of the creators of underground cult hit The Bearpit Podcast Podcast alongside John Kearns.
Adam currently has over 50,000 followers on twitter and his 140 character witticisms have been named ‘funniest tweet of 2013′ (Telegraph), the ‘second funniest of 2014′ (The Sun) and been featured in a BBC Online Feed My Funny video.
Don’t miss the chance to see Adam try out new material for his next Edinburgh Fringe show.
“For good quality gags per minute, there is no better comedian”
★★★★ The Independent
“Relentlessly entertaining, full of beautiful imagery”
★★★★ Time Out
“One of the most out and out hilarious shows on the fringe”
★★★★ 1/2 Chortle
“I’ve seen few shows that are funnier”
★★★★ The Times
Follow Adam on Twitter:[email protected]
Like Adam’s Facebook page: facebook.com/AdamHessComedy
Tiff Stevenson is a stand-up comedian, actor and writer, known for her honest material and instantly likeable disposition. Her show Mad Man was one of the must-sees at the Edinburgh Festival 2015, with five-star reviews from the Herald and The Daily Mirror.
In 2015, Tiff appeared on Mock The Week (BBC Two), Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central (Comedy Central), Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled (Dave). Tiff also appeared on Drunk History (Comedy Central) and as a regular role on BBC Three’s People Just Do Nothing.
“A heartfelt, hilarious, provocative, important hour of stand-up from one of the best in the business” – The Herald *****
“The TV regular is a hugely accomplished and enjoyably provocative comedian” – Alex Hardy, The Times 10 Best Comics at the Fringe
Visit Tiff’s website: tiffstevenson.co.uk
Follow Tiff on Twitter:[email protected]
Like Tiff’s Facebook page: facebook.com/tiffany.stevensoncomic
ARTS CAFÉ: Rowed Seating. Arrive early for the best seats. Please contact us if you have specific access requirements.
ARTS CAFÉ Event – Please note that spaces are limited for this show – book early!
Doors 7:00pm // Show 7:30pm