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ED BYRNE – CROWD PLEASER THE SENSATIONAL TOUR COMES TO DVD THIS CHRISTMAS
Spirit Entertainment presents one of the top comedy DVD releases this Christmas, featuring the brilliant comedy star Ed Byrne. Following the success of his DVD in 2010 with Different Class, Ed Byrne makes a welcome return to DVD with the hysterical Crowd Pleaser. Filmed live this year at one of his sell-out shows during the tour of the same name, which due to enormous demand after his successful month run at the Edinburgh Fringe is currently touring across the UK until December 7th.
The 90 minute DVD is “classic” Ed Byrne. Being a nerd, owning a cat, meeting your heroes, becoming a dad, and many more subjects are covered by Ed as he casts his comic eye far and wide, resulting in a hysterical blend of comedy that will please even the most discerning comedy fan.
Ed is well known to TV viewers from his stints as host on Live at the Apollo, and his being a regular panellist on shows including Mock the Week and Have I Got News for You. Ed also frequently contributes to comedy and music shows on BBC Radio 2, 4, and 6, and this year he will be presenting his own comedy series for BBC Radio 4 Extra entitled What’s So Funny.
So sit back and enjoy a master of comedy and a definite Crowd Pleaser!
Release Date: 28th November 2011
Running time: 90 minutes approx.
Cat Number: SEL2010
Phil McIntyre Entertainment by arrangement with Vivienne Smith Management presents
ED BYRNE – CROWD PLEASER
March – June 2011
Following on from the success of his last tour Different Class, brilliant Irish comedy star Ed Byrne is back on the road with his new show Crowd Pleaser. Being a nerd, owning a cat, meeting your heroes or becoming a dad, whatever Ed casts his curmudgeonly comic eye over, the end is result is a show that’s sure to please even the most discerning of crowds.
Ably supported by fellow Irish funny man Karl Spain, this promises to be an hilarious night you won’t want to miss.
Ed has been very busy since he last was on tour. His many TV appearances over the last couple of years have included hosting BBC 1’s Live At The Apollo and being a consistently regular panellist on BBC 2’s Mock the Week and Have I Got News for You as well as various other new comedy shows including Miranda Hart’s Christmas Special and has recently been seen “roasting” Davina McCall for Channel 4. A particular highlight for Ed was taking part in Celebrity Mastermind. Ed is also a regular contributor to comedy and music shows on both BBC Radio 2 and 4. Last year he toured Canada and New Zealand with his sell out show Different Class. Ed is also writing a book about climbing the Scottish Munro’s.
What the papers said about Different Class
“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
“Byrne is at the top of his game” ✭✭✭✭The Sunday Telegraph
“Ed Byrne is a class apart” ✭✭✭✭ Evening Standard
“Jokes come so fast that hecklers don’t have a chance to get a word in edgeways” ✭✭✭✭ The Times
“It is rare for a comic to merit the word “masterful” but in this case it is no overstatement” ✭✭✭✭ The Scotsman
“At the height of his powers… It’s no wonder this is selling out nightly” The Observer
“His wit won deafening cheers and feet stomping” The Guardian