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Manilla Road Comedy: Edward Aczel, The Bob Blackman Appreciation Society, Dave Dinsdale
"Birmingham's premier FREE comedy night. You'll get your money's worth here from the truly brilliant Ed Aczel. He'll be supported by The Bob Blackman Appreciation Society & legend of the West Midlands comedy scene, Dave Dinsdale."
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Edward Aczel began performing stand-up comedy in 2005 at the age of 38. By the end of that year he was the runner-up in both the prestigious BBC New Comedy Awards and in Jimmy Carr's Comedy Idol (which was filmed for the extras on Jimmy Carr's 2005 live DVD).
He is now a regular headliner on the comedy circuit and by 2014 had performed six solo shows at the Edinburgh Festival.
'One of the strangest, and finest, hours of live comedy I'd ever seen' (Zadie Smith, The New Yorker)
'Perhaps Britain's greatest living anti-comedian' (The Guardian)
'Genius anti-comic Aczel is a superb pleasure to watch, and very much a cult in the making' (Time Out).
Edward Aczel tour dates
The Bob Blackman Appreciation Society perform a tribute to legendary entertainer Bob Blackman, who became a celebrity by banging his head with a tray while singing Mule Train. Features additional material by Derek Hobson. As seen at the Edinburgh Fringe, Manchester Comedy Festival, Leicester Comedy, Preston Tringe and STV.
The Bob Blackman Appreciation Society tour dates