The Crossroads - Edinburgh Fringe 2014

Wednesday, 2 March 2016

What the press say:

Described as a comic-philosopher (londonisfunny.co.uk) Stuart Black's social commentary is truthful, intelligent and eloquent.  Stuart Black's style and intelligence set him apart as truly original and independent voice in comedy.

"Pitch black but spectacularly smart." - The List.

a pleasurable hour spent listening to a prodigious wordsmith with tight writing." - Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
" He's an act with something to say, and a wonderful way of saying it." - Chortle.co.uk

" Very enjoyable, very thoughtful – if Black isn't careful, he's going to become a cult comedian." - Londondisfunny.co.uk

"Beautifully poetic... [he is] a fascinating character seemingly straight out of a Kerouac novel" - theskinny.co.uk

"Black is certainly speaking a very different language to many Fringe stand-ups." - thelist.co.uk


"Warm, engaging and dangerously funny." Rip it up Magazine, Adelaide

"...skilful delivery, matched with a care in choosing his language and imagery… one to watch." chortle.co.uk

"...elegant writing and relaxed style." chortle.co.uk

“Black takes on the down side of ordinary life and its infuriating issues and turns them into something all at once shocking, amazing, impossible and fantastic... “ DB Magazine - Adelaide
"he says things you won’t have heard before in an interesting, witty way, with lashings of aloof attitude." chortle.co.uk
"He’s often tipped as being one to watch for the future – it surely won’t be long until the future is now." chortle.co.uk


Biog:


Festivals
2015
Edinburgh:      Lemsip & Cigarettes
Brighton:         Lemsip & Cigarettes
Adelaide:         Lemsip & Cigarettes

2014
Stuart's new hour show The Crossroads will début at The Edinburgh Fringe in August

2013
Stuart's new hour show No Moral Compass had it's début at Leicester Comedy festival, then went on to Adelaide Fringe, and Edinburgh Fringe.

What the press said:
"He's and act with something to say, and a wonderful way of saying it." 4 Stars - Chortle.co.uk

2012
Sex, Money, Death
Performed at Leicester comedy festival & Edinburgh Fringe.

What the press said:
" Very enjoyable, very thoughtful – if Black isn't careful, he's going to become a cult comedian." - Londondisfunny.co.uk

"Beautifully poetic... [he is] a fascinating character seemingly straight out of a Kerouac novel" - theskinny.co.uk

"Black is certainly speaking a very different language to many Fringe stand-ups." - thelist.co.uk

2008
Pale & Confused . The show ran at Adelaide, Melbourne and Edinburgh and was well received both here and in Australia.

What the press said:
"Warm, engaging, and dangerously funny." - rip it up magazine.

2007
3rd place Laughing Horse New Act of the Year
2004
First comedy gig at an open mic gig at The Hatchet in Bristol