Trevor Lock: Edinburgh Fringe 2019

Two Shows Daily:

Community Circle (13:00) / ManWomanBoyGirl (14:45)

Details listed below:

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Community Circle

At Summerhall: Venue 26, Summerhall, 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh EH9 1PL

13:00 (60 mins), July 31 - Aug 25 (not 12th, 19th) £10/£8.

Tickets from Ed Fringe (click below)



At Bannermans, (Venue 357) 212 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1NQ

August 3rd - 25th (not 14th, 21st)

2:45pm (60 Mins)




Nothing Is Written

Trevor Lock first went on the telly with Lee and Herring and on tour with Stewart Lee.  He starred in all three series of Channel 4’s British Comedy Award winning, BAFTA nominated Star Stories, wrote two plays for Radio 4 and once addressed the Oxford Union on the meaning of life.  True stories, one-liners, flights of fancy and plausible theories, all went into his stream of consciousness freestyle stand up.  The Scotsman once described him as ‘Funny, moving and clever.’  TimeOut, simply as ‘hilarious’ and culture website Spoonfed thought he could ‘probably win an award for the most laughs in a minute.’  The Sunday Times wrote of the superbly comic writing’ of his plays on the Edinburgh Fringe. Then along came Trevor Lock’s Community Circle.  A two hour “social experiment” in which there are no jokes and no actual content and which seemingly doesn’t even begin.  In their respective 5 star reviews Community Circle has been described by The Daily Mirror as ‘The most fun you can have without taking your clothes off and in The Scotsman Kate Copstick wrote that it ‘blew me away … a masterclass in comedy performance’.

Read Full Scotsman Review here.

In addition to writing, directing, stand up and acting, Trevor sometimes speaks in schools and businesses on the mysteries of creativity and humour. Perhaps most notably, he followed in the footsteps of The Dalai Lama, Bill Clinton and Kermit the Frog in addressing the world famous Oxford Union on "the meaning of life", refuting Descarte's maxim 'Cogito ergo sum' by tipping a glass of water over his head. 

'Superbly comic writing.’ 
The Sunday Times
'Strangely charming and absolutely entertaining.' 
The Independent
'He has a totally unique wellspring of gags. In a different league really.’ 
London Is Funny
'Truly sublime stand up.’ 
London Lite
'The Most fun you have without taking your clothes off!' The Mirror
'An absolute masterclass in ­comedy performance ... left me in awe... his manipulation of the audience is mesmerising... his ­ferociously fast wit which goes from nought to brilliant comeback in a nano-second ' The Scotsman

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