CHARLIE BAKER NEWS
Sunday 16th August 7.30pm, Edinburgh Playhouse - Hosted by Adam Hills and Marcus Brigstocke.
With special guests; Andrew Ryan, Angela Barnes, Phill Jupitus, Charlie Baker, Ivo Graham, Joel Dommett, Justin Moorhouse, Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho, Nathan Caton, Phil Jerrod, Rob Beckett, Glenn Wool plus many more to be confirmed. Following massive success over the last five years, Off The Kerb Productions are proud to announce the Edinburgh Comedy Gala in aid of Waverley Care returns to the Edinburgh Fringe for a sixth year. This year's Gala will be hosted by top comics Adam Hills and Marcus Brigstocke and will take place on Sunday 16th August at the iconic Edinburgh Playhouse.
Set to be the Edinburgh's biggest comedy event this August, the Edinburgh Comedy Gala 2015 will showcase some of the finest comedic talent at the Fringe in aid of Waverley Care, Scotland's largest charity providing care and support to people living with HIV and Hepatitis C. Since its launch in 2009, the Edinburgh Comedy Gala has raised an incredible £400,000 for the charity, helping to make a positive difference in the lives of people affected by HIV or Hepatitis C across Scotland.
With some very exciting big names already signed up to take part in this year's show plus more to be announced, Comedy Gala 2015 In Aid of Waverley Care promises to be the highlight of any comedy fan's Edinburgh Fringe Festival diary.
Venue: Edinburgh Playhouse
Address: 18–22 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA
Date: Sunday 16th August 2015
Box Office: 0844 871 3014 / www.edinburghplayhouse.org.uk
Ticket Prices: £25 (please note venue/fringe booking fees may apply)
Off The Kerb are pleased to announce they are now looking after Charlie Baker‘s live work.
‘Charismatic hyperactive funnyman Charlie Baker is heralded as ‘Devon’s answer to Frank Sinatra” – The Guardian
Not only is multi-talented Charlie Baker a much in demand stand-up comedian and compere, but also an accomplished, highly acclaimed Jazz singer and musician.
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Charlie Baker’s instant likeability and charming delivery style has earned him a reputation as ‘a superior take on the modern showman’ (The Guardian). He is a popular face on TV panels shows having appeared as team captain on A Short History Of Everything Else (Channel 4), two series of Never Mind the Buzzcocks (BBC2), Rob Brydon’s Christmas Special (BBC1), Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live 2012 & 2013 (BBC3) and The Comedy Store (Comedy Central).
Charlie Baker’s versatile talent as a stand-up comedian and highly acclaimed jazz-singer and actor saw his critically acclaimed show Baker’s Dozen have a sell-out run the Edinburgh Festival this summer. Due to its success he will be touring the show this autumn throughout the UK.