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Ed Byrne 2019


Irish favourite is back with a brand new show at the 2019 NZ International Comedy Festival

Where is Ed in 2019;

Fri 17 May / 8pm   Christchurch – Isaac Theatre Royal   Book at Ticketek.co.nz 

Sat 18 May / 8pm   Tauranga – Baycourt Theatre   Book Ticketek.co.nz 

Sun 19 May /8:30pm   Wellington – Te Auaha Theatre   Book at iTicket.co.nz 

Tue 21 May /8:30pm   Auckland City – Q Theatre   Book at qtheatre.co.nz 

Wed 22 May /8:30pm  Auckland City – Q Theatre   Book at qtheatre.co.nz 

Thu 23 May / 8:30pm   North Shore – Bruce Mason Centre  Book at Ticketmaster.co.nz

Fri 24 May / 8:30pm     Auckland City – Q Theatre    Book at qtheatre.co.nz

Sat 25 May / 8:30pm    Auckland City – Q theatre    Book at qtheatre.co.nz 

Since the 1997 NZ International Comedy Festival, Ed Byrne has established a huge legion of fans across the country. Having returned 8 times for sell-out tours across New Zealand.

During his twenty years in comedy, Ed has enjoyed huge critical and popular success worldwide including UK, Ireland, Australia, Canada and New Zealand. He has performed hit tours, sold out many runs at the Edinburgh Fringe, had a successful two-week run in the West End and appeared on radio, television, the stage and the big screen.

In the UK and Ireland, Ed has become a regular fixture on television and radio. He presented his own show on London Live on Saturday mornings --often with his mother in tow--, is the current 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. Locally he can be seen on TV3's 7 DAYS.

In 2019 Ed returns to NZ with his latest critically acclaimed solo show - 'Spoiler Alert'


“A masterful display of the comics art…This is a seamless and perfectly timed show that could stand proudly next to any Izzard, Bailey, Carr or Skinner stadium-filler”  SUNDAY TIMES

“Hilarious anecdotes! l assure you Ed Byrne is one comedian you should DEFINITELY seeEDINBURGH FESTIVAL MAGAZINE

“Jokes come so fast that hecklers don’t have a chance to get a word in edgeways”THE TIMES

Byrne is at the top of his game”SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

“It is rare for a comic to merit the word “masterful” but in this case it is no overstatement”THE SCOTSMAN

"Ed Byrne is a class apart. Not pretentious, not offensive, not surreal, just a spinner of wallopingly funny yarns about life and the obstacles encountered while attempting to live it."Evening Standard UK Sept 2008

"This superb Irish comic returns with a new show about marriage, class, the youth of today and anything else that strikes him as humorous. He's in a great streak of form at the moment." - TimeOUT UK

"It's rare for comedy to merit the word 'masterful' but in this case it is no overstatement" -The SCOTSMAN, Edinburgh

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Follow Ed on Twitter: @MrEdByrne

For more information check out Ed's Website: edbyrne.com