Ed Byrne: Tragedy Plus Time at Granville Theatre on Sunday 19th May 2024 at 19:30.
Attributed to Mark Twain, humour is defined as Tragedy Plus Time. Come and join Ed as he tests that formula by mining the most tragic event in his life for laughs.
Sun at 19:30
Age guidance 14+
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Ed Byrne is an Irish actor and comedian. He was born on April 10, 1972 in Swords, Ireland. He is known for his observational comedy, which often focuses on everyday life, relationships, and technology.
Byrne began his comedy career in the early 1990s. He won the So You Think You’re Funny? competition in 1998, which led to him being signed by the comedy agency Avalon. He has since appeared on numerous television shows, including Mock the Week, Have I Got News for You, and QI.
Byrne has also released several stand-up DVDs, including “Stand Up for the Week” (2003), “Out of Bounds” (2006), and “Human Remains” (2010). His most recent stand-up show, “Tragedy Plus Time”, is currently on tour in the UK.
In addition to his comedy career, Byrne has also acted in a number of films and television shows. He played the title character in the 2000 ITV adaptation of the pantomime Aladdin and had a small part in the 2000 comedy film Rat. In 2001 Byrne was the main character in an RTÉ-produced sitcom entitled The Cassidys. It was cancelled after one series.
Byrne is married to Claire Walker and they have two children. He is a supporter of Arsenal Football Club.
Here are some of his awards and nominations:
- So You Think You’re Funny? winner (1998)
- Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee (2003, 2006, 2010)
- British Comedy Award nominee (2005, 2007, 2010)
- Chortle Award winner for Best Stand-Up (2006)