The Fringe's funniest, most prestigious and longest running showcase is back! Previously bringing you the likes of Dave Gorman, Russell Howard, Al Murray, Russell Kane and many more, The Comedy Zone is the go to showcase to see the stars of tomorrow. This year we are proud to introduce Jack Barry (James Acaster's tour support), Steve Bugeja (BBC Radio New Comedy Award winner 2013), Alex Smith (Live At The Electric) and Adam Hess (Chortle Student Comedy Award winner 2011). 'Comedy's finest new additions' (Observer). 'The Fringe's leading stand-up showcase' (Times).
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- The New Current: Interview: Jack Barry
- The New Current: Interview: Alex Smith
- The New Current: Interview: Steve Bugeja
- Broadway Baby: The Steve Bugeja three minute interview
- Broadway Baby: The Alex Smith three minute interview
Full press release
The Fringe's longest-running and most prestigious showcase turns 24 this year. The Comedy Zone has established itself as the essential Edinburgh show to see the major comedy stars of tomorrow. Chris Addison, Julian Barrett, Frankie Boyle, Noel Fielding, Dave Gorman, Harry Hill, Russell Howard, Russell Kane, Stewart Lee, Al Murray, John Oliver, Chris Ramsey and Jon Richardson were all introduced to the comedy world after performing in The Comedy Zone.
Adam Hess was the Chortle Student Comedy Award Winner and Leicester Square Theatre New Act of the Year runner-up in 2011 and received a nomination for the Best Newcomer at the Chortle Awards in 2013.