Edinburgh Comedy Previews: Jarlath Regan and Bilal Zafar

Bridge House Theatre

Avalon are the UK's leading comedy agent -we are thrilled to be presenting 6 great comedians over 3 nights as they preview their Edinburgh shows. Tonight's brilliant offering is:


Jarlath Regan and Bilal Zafar


Jarlath Regan is an all-rounder, but his talent for stand-up
was spotted early. His first few gigs earned him places in the finals of every
new act competition, tour support spots for Ardal O’Hanlon, Marc Maron and Jack
Whitehall, invitations to the world’s biggest comedy festivals and television
appearances on the BBC, NBC and Comedy Central. As a presenter and podcaster he
has won a legion of loyal fans through the creation of his multi-award-winning
global hit podcast An Irishman Abroad. Jarlath’s ability to extract honesty
from the likes of Sir Bob Geldof, Gabriel Byrne and Boy George has become
legendary.

Jarlath’s other credits include Tonight at the Palladium
(ITV), Stand up Central (Comedy Central)Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC3) Comedy Central’s The World Stands Up
(Comedy Central), Last Comic Standing (NBC), Live at The Stand Comedy Club (BBC
Radio Scotland), The Blame Game (BBC Radio Ulster) and The Apprentice You’re
Fired (TV3).

Social Media: twitter: @Jarlath/ instagram:
@jarlathregan_irishmanabroad


Bilal Zafar was nominated for the lastminute.com Best
Newcomer Award for his debut show, CAKES, at the Edinburgh Fringe. Bilal also
won the New Act of the Year award joining the company of previous winners such
as Stewart Lee, Ardal O’Hanlon, Joe Wilkinson and Linda Smith.

Bilal is working on a brand-new show for Edinburgh 2022
called CARE all about his experience of working in a care home for a year as a
21 year old. Exploring stuff like how we
treat our elderly, employment in the UK, dementia, dignity etc.  

“Delivers big laughs”Brian Logan, The Guardian

"Fascinating and hilarious in equal measure"
Ian Jones, i-D

"A natural storyteller with a very likeable stage
presence"  
★★★★★Patrick Dalziel, Shortcom              

Social Media: twitter: @Zafarcakes  

Event Details

  • Thu 21 Jul 2022, 8.00pm

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