5 Things to Know About Pierre Novellie’s Stand-Up Show ‘Why Are You Laughing?’
Pierre Novellie, the award-winning comedian and Fringe regular, is set to grace the Edinburgh Festival Fringe once again with his brand new stand-up show titled ‘Why Are You Laughing?’. With critical acclaim from his previous performances, here are five things you need to know about Pierre Novellie and his latest comedic masterpiece.
- Intellectual Wit and Observational Comedy: Pierre Novellie is renowned for his unique brand of intellectual wit and observational comedy. His ability to weave intricate details and build comedic momentum has been praised by critics. From dissecting UK drinking culture to sharing tales of lying and the unexpected impact of a dog on his musical ambitions, Pierre’s astute storytelling and sharp wit are sure to leave audiences in stitches.
- Impressive Credentials: With an impressive list of writing and performance credits, Pierre Novellie has established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the comedy scene. He has appeared on popular shows such as Mock The Week, The Mash Report, and Spitting Image, showcasing his versatility and comedic prowess. His stand-up special, ‘Quiet Ones’, has garnered over 321,000 views on YouTube, further cementing his status as a comedic powerhouse.
- Sold-Out Shows and Extended Runs: Pierre’s popularity is undeniable, as evidenced by his sold-out shows and extended runs. His recent six-night run at London’s Soho Theatre was met with such high demand that he had to extend it to nine nights. In addition, he even sold out a show at Leicester Square Theatre. His autumn tour across the UK and Ireland has already seen multiple extra dates and shows added, proving his widespread appeal.
- Critical Acclaim and Accolades: Pierre Novellie’s shows consistently receive critical acclaim, positioning him among the top comedians in the industry. His performances have garnered glowing reviews and numerous accolades. Notably, he has twice placed in the top 20 best-reviewed comedy shows at the Edinburgh Fringe festival. He is a past winner of the Amused Moose Laugh-Off and has received nominations for the Amused Moose Comedy Award and The Skinny Awards, as well as three Chortle Award nominations.
- The Perfect Blend of Comedy: Pierre Novellie strikes a balance between intellectual thoughtfulness and physical comedy, creating a captivating and well-rounded comedic experience. His writing is praised for its natural flow and cleverly crafted jokes. Audiences can expect a mix of sharp satire, inventive humor, and a touch of physicality that adds an extra layer of entertainment to his performances.
Prepare to be entertained and amused as Pierre Novellie takes the stage with ‘Why Are You Laughing?’ at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. His comedic mastery and undeniable talent are sure to deliver an unforgettable experience that will leave you in fits of laughter.
Pierre Novellie Why Are You Laughing?
Venue: Monkey Barrel, Three
Date & Time: 2nd – 27th August
Duration: 60 mins