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Ed GAMBLE (England)

First time in NZ in 2017, one of the sharpest new rising stars on the UK Pro circuit.

Ed Gamble is a stand-up comedian, writer and actor.
He plays the lead role of Georgie Carlton in BBC America’s Almost Royal, a “cult US hit” (The Independent). 

As a stand-up, Ed was awarded the Best Compere Chortle Award in 2014.
As well as MC, Ed has also provided national tour support for Greg Davies, Russell Kane and Chris Addison.

Ed is a Edinburgh favourite having performed several shows. His debut solo show in 2014 titled Gambletron 5000 was described as “plain funny in the best possible way” (Beyond the Joke) and went on to play at London’s Soho Theatre. In 2015 Lawman played to sold-out audiences and has been described as “pure comedy gold” by Time Out. Ed returned to the Fringe in 2016 with his new show Stampede, which is currently touring around the UK. 

Ed’s TV appearances include numerous appearances on Mock the Week (BBC2), Series 2 of Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central (Comedy Central) as a headline stand-up, Drunk History (Comedy Central), Dave’s One Night Stand (UKTV), Virtually Famous (E4) and Sweat the Small Stuff (BBCThree). Ed is also one of a handful of British comedians who have performed stand-up on the US TV show Conan (TBS).

He has written for Never Mind The Buzzcocks (BBC2) and Ask Rhod Gilbert (BBC1) as well as co-writing and appearing in three series of Greg Davies’s Man Down(Channel 4).

Ed has appeared on Russell Howard’s Good News, performing as both a solo stand up and alongside Ray Peacock as part of the double-act Peacock & Gamble. Ed and Ray remain the only act to have made a return appearance on the show.

For five years Ed was co-writer and co-host of the iTunes-topping and Chortle Award-nominated Peacock and Gamble Podcast. Peacock & Gamble presented programmes for BBC Radio 4 Extra’s The Comedy Club and starred in Warm Up for BBC Comedy Online. Ed previously co-hosted two shows for Fubar Radio: Peacock & Gamble with Ray Peacock, and The Rock Show with Joel Dommett.

 

Reviews:

“An ability to open his mouth and spontaneously say something hysterically funny” 
The Guardian

“Moments of stupendous invention” 
The List

“Attention-grabbing liveliness and considerable flair”
Telegraph

 

Videos:
Watch Ed on Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central 2016 
Watch Ed on Mock the Week Season 15 Episode 7 (full episode) 
Watch Ed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014 
Watch Ed on BBC1's 4 Minutes 2014 
Watch Ed as Georgie Carlton from Almost Royals interview with Graham Norton 2014

 

Online: 
Follow Ed on Twitter: @EdGambleComedy
Like Ed on Facebook: Ed Gamble Comedian
For more information on Ed visit his website: www.edgamble.co.uk
Subscribe/Listen to Ed's podcast: Peacock & Gamble Podcast

 

AWARDS

Best Compere - 2014 Chortle Awards