Live Comedy

Ed Byrne: Tragedy Plus Time

Tragedy Plus Time. Ed Byrne. Credit: Roslyn Gaunt
  • 1st Sep 2023 - 17th Dec 2023

One of the UK's favourite TV household names, Ed Byrne returns to the stage with a brand-new show as he heads to Edinburgh this summer and then on the road in autumn.

From the quote attributed to Mark Twain, humour is defined as Tragedy Plus Time. Come and join one of our leading laugh specialists as he tests that formula by mining the most tragic event in his life for laughs.

Tour dates

01 September: Bedford The Quarry Theatre
02 September: Spalding South Holland Centre
03 September: Kingston Rose Theatre
06 September: Guildford Yvonne Arnaud
07 September: Hereford Courtyard
09 September: Bridport Electric Palace
10 September: Winchester Theatre Royal
11 September: Epsom Playhouse
13 September: Sheffield Leadmill
14 September: Runcorn The Brindley
15 September: Hexham Queens Hall
16 September: Stockton Arc 8pm
17 September: Tamworth Assembly Hall
19 September: Wellingborough Castle Theatre
20 September: Maidstone Hazlitt Theatre
21 September: Radlett Radlett Centre
22 September: Redhill Harlequin Theatre
23 September: Horsham Capitol
24 September: Aldershot Princes Hall
27 September: Swindon Wyvern
28 September: Frome Cheese and Grain
29 September: Chorley Chorley Theatre
01 October: Huddersfield Lawrence Bately Theatre
04 October: Bury St Edmunds The Apex
05 October: Milton Keynes The Stables
06 October: Leamington Spa Spa Centre (comedy festival)
07 October: Harrow Arts Centre
11 October: Lichfield The Garrick
12 October: Evesham Regal
13 October: Coventry WAC
14 October: Walsall Arena
15 October: Leeds CVMH
18 October: Redditch Palace Theatre
19 October: Worcester Huntingdon Hall
20 October: Loughborough Town Hall
07 November: Aberdeen Music Hall
08 November: Motherwell Concert Hall
09 November: Perth Theatre
10 November: Glasgow Pavilion
11 November: Dunfermline Alhambra
15 November: Stafford Gatehouse Theatre
16 November: Lytham Lowther Pavilion
17 November: Wrexham William Aston Hall
18 November: Blackwood Miner's institute
23 November: Exeter Corn Exchange
24 November: Torquay Babacombe
25 November: Trowbridge Civic Centre
26 November: Stroud The Sub Rooms
29 November: Canterbury Gulbenkian
30 November: Farnham Maltings
01 December: London Arts Depot
02 December: Southend Palace Theatre
06 December: Bangor Theatr Bryn Terfel
07 December: Thornton Little Theatre
08 December: Ilkley King's Hall
13 December: Launceston Town Hall
14 December: Teweksbury Roses Theatre
15 December: Eastleigh The Point
16 December: Lyme Regis Marine Theatre
17 December: Plymouth The Quad


  1. 31st May: Ed Byrne interview (The Irish News)
  2. 14th February: Ed Byrne review (Number 9)
  3. 8th February: Chortle Awards 2024 nominees announced
  4. 22nd January: Ed Byrne: 'The better the audience, the more emotional I get' (The Guardian)
  5. 6th March: Ed Byrne announces Tragedy Plus Time tour

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