THE Gilded Balloon, Lisa Richards and Off The Kerb present Neil Delamere in Ctrl Alt Delamere at the National Museum of Scotland from Friday 5 (preview) to Friday 12 August as part of the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Neil Delamere, recognised as one of Ireland’s stand=out comedians and TV stars, promises a comedy hour brimming with hilarious tall tales from both TV filming and married life when he returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe after a two-year absence.
The quick-witted Dublin-based comic, famous for his banter with the audience and razor sharp observations full of style, smooth delivery and near-perfect timing, can’t wait to make the National Museum of Scotland his home in August.
“I’m looking forward to performing in a museum. The good news is the show finishes at ten and if I’ve learned anything from films, the museum will come alive shortly after that. I’ll have a pint with Teddy Roosevelt and Genghis Khan if it doesn’t go well.”
Having taken time out from the Fringe to film death-defying and scary and unpleasant stunts for a TV science panel show and history documentaries, Neil Delamere will be going behind the scenes with some rib-crackingly funny moments that never made it to air.
Expect tips on how to how to use a sword, survive a bobsled ride as well as how to stay conscious in an astronaut training centrifuge or pretend to enjoy weightlessness in a plane that is plummeting to earth.
Having taken the marriage plunge in 2014 Neil’s eventful honeymoon, climbing mountains in Peru, will also take centre stage in Edinburgh; hopefully, a process of catharsis for both Neil and his wife.
With stellar reviews, sell-out stand-up tours and platinum-selling DVDs to his name, award-winning comedian Neil Delamere is one of the top acts working in the Irish comedy scene today. His ten-part science series Eureka was recently broadcast on RTE 2 and he is also back in the hot seat with the 11th season of BBC’s The Blame Game, at the end of 2016.
“Delamere is a banter bomb, primed to make you explode with laughter… simply put, he is a master.” – The Scotsman ★★★★★
“One mean, lean, comedy killing-machine.” The Herald ★★★★★
Useful URL links:
Website – http://neildelamere.com/
Twitter – https://twitter.com/neildelamere
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/NeilDelamere/
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Performance information, ticket prices and Box Office details:
The Auditorium (venue 64), Gilded Balloon at the Museum, South Entrance, Lothian Street, Edinburgh EH1 1HB
Performance dates and times:
Friday 5 (Preview) to Friday 12 August 2016
21.00 (22.00) – running time one hour
Preview on 5 August – £7.50
£13 / £12 Concession – Saturday 6 to Friday 12 August 2016
Box Office details:
Gilded Balloon Teviot: 0131 622 6652 / http://www.gildedballoon.co.uk/tickets/
Edinburgh Festival Fringe: 0131 226 0026 / https://tickets.edfringe.com/box-office
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