Altitude Comedy Festival 2016


Alfie Brown Joins GetComedy!

We are thrilled to announce Alfie Brown​ has joined the GetComedy stable! An explosive comedian never afraid to push boundaries and ideas, Alfie’s engaging and hilarious material makes him an incredible addition to our cherry picked roster. We can’t wait to get to work!

Constantly evolving and striving for ways to innovate, Alfie can move from hour-long idea driven shows to tight sets in various clubs effortlessly.

His material touches on introspective thoughts and considerations of the human condition as well as broader observations on social-political issues. All done in an accessible and hilarious way.

An assertive, acerbic and compelling voice, Alfie has garnered critical acclaim throughout his career and continues to grow a fan base here and throughout Europe. With the benefit of being a young act with years of experience the future is bright for this phenomenal talent.

Thanks for Supporting Get Comedy this Summer!

What a summer that was! So many highlights with awesome weekends at Camp Bestival and Bestival and an incredible month at Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

SOFIE HAGEN won Best Newcomer at Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards. An amazing achievement!

MATT REED and NICK CODY – Comedian made phenomenal Fringe debuts. We can’t wait to do it all again!

PETE JOHANSSON left us way too soon with a short but sweet sweet run of his fantastic work in progress. Exciting stuff coming soon including a DVD record in Amsterdam!

DAMIAN CLARK found the Tom behind the Prong to the delight of his crowds of followers. Keep following him for his genius Comic Comics.

JAMALI MADDIX had a belter as part of the Pleasance Comedy Reserve. Roll on next year!

We were lucky to enjoy a month of the brilliant GLENN WOOL before he zips off to another far flung corner of the globe.

KEITH FARNAN did what he does best – using his Irish charm and wit to tackle another massive topic with hilarity and intelligence.

PIFF THE MAGIC DRAGON joined us from Las Vegas for a completely sold out run.

PAPA CJ bared more than his soul in his globally toured show ‘Naked’ – adding extra dates sue to popular demand.

FELICITY WARD moved audiences with a phenomenally funny and inspiring show about mental health and IBS.

Festival powerhouse ANDREW MAXWELL returned to Assembly George Square Theatre for his 516th consecutive Fringe.

THIS IS YOUR TRIAL welcomed a plethora of comedy giants and guilty audience members to the courtroom.

What a fantastic way to celebrate 10 YEARS OF GET COMEDY AT THE FRINGE. So many years! So many stars!

Thank you to everyone who was part of making summer 2015 one to remember!

Festival season may be over but we have so many things still to look forward to this year. Watch this space for some exciting announcements coming soon!

Sofie Hagen Wins Fosters Comedy Best Newcomer Award!

We are delighted to report that Sofie Hagen won the £5,000 Best Newcomer prize in the Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards! ‘I think the Fringe is where you learn what you can and cannot do. I could not have done this without a lot of people’ and specifically thanked her director Dec Munro as well as her agent, PR, flyerers – and ‘Jesus’, she said.

Awards producer Nica Burns said: A young comic with an effortless engaging style. The audience is totally charmed as she delivers her story with a twinkle in her eye and and an armful of jokes. As Lucy Lumsden, Chair of the panel said “She makes it look so easy.”

We would also like to note that this is the second GetComedy act named as Best Newcomer in as many years 😉

Australian Sam Simmons picked up the £10,000 Best Show award. This was the third nomination in five years. Burns said, ‘His 2015 Edinburgh show is outstanding, This is a comedian at the top of his craft who has grown substantially since his two earlier nominations.’

Sofie Hagen Nominated as Best Newcomer in Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards!

It’s been an absolutely mental and brilliant couple of weeks at the Edinburgh Fringe this year, and with only a few more shows to go we are delighted to hear that SOFIE HAGEN has been nominated for BEST NEWCOMER with her debut show Bubblewrap.

You can catch her (FREE) show in the Liquid Rooms at 7.10pm until Aug 31st. Check out the rest of the GetComedy crew HERE