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Mock The Week's Ed Byrne's Roaring Forties show to play Margate Winter Gardens

07 January 2014
by Peter Barnett


Funny man Ed Byrne heads for Margate

Funny man Ed Byrne heads for Margate

A self-confessed ‘miserable old git since the age of 23, Ed Byrne is now in his forties.

While for others this might result in a crisis that prompts the purchase of a sportscar, Ed embraces middle age with open arms.

And as he truly comes of age, he gives out his clarion cry: “I am in my forties. Hear me roar.”

His Roaring Forties tour has been announced and he calls in at Margate Winter Gardens on Tuesday, February 25, at 8pm.

In the UK, Ed has become a regular fixture on television and radio. He is the presenter of What’s So Funny on BBC Radio 4 Extra, and has officially been named a ‘friend with benefits’ of the Shaun Keaveny Breakfast Show on BBC 6 Music.

On television, he has appeared on panel shows like Mock the Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, and Have I Got News for You, and has made several memorable appearances on The Graham Norton Show.

The Sunday Times referred to him as “comedy’s holy grail - go see’, while The Times added: “Jokes come so fast that hecklers don’t have a chance to get a word in edgeways.”

Tickets are £22.50 and are on sale now via the box office, telephone 01843 296111.



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