17th July 2011 – EDINBURGH PREVIEW: Pete Firman & Mick Ferry

Pete Firman first burst onto our television screens as cheeky Northerner ‘Tufty’ in FIVE’s hit show ‘Monkey Magic’. Since then he has traveled the world meeting his magic heroes and performing his own brand of anarchic magic in Sky One’s ‘The Secret World Of Magic’ and amazed viewers with his ability to perform disgusting tricks with animals, cigarettes and big spiky things in Channel 4’s ‘Dirty Tricks’.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

He is recognized as the U.K’s leading comedian/magician. Guest television appearances include BBC2’s ‘The Culture Show’, ITV1’s ‘Saturday Live Again!’ with Ben Elton, helping Justin Lee Collins become a conjuror on Channel 4’s ‘The Convention Crasher’ and also performing alongside Rihanna in ITV1’s ‘For One Night Only’.

Mick Ferry is renowned as a fine purveyor of lugubrious surrealism and has quickly established himself as one of the most sought after comics on the British and International comedy circuit.  One of the finest comperes around, Mick Ferry performs regularly at The Comedy Store in London and Manchester as well as headlining at comedy venues nationwide.  He is also a regular member of the prestigious topical Cutting Edge Team at the Comedy Store.

On our TV screens, Mick has recently starred in BBC One`s Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow as well as Comedy Blue and The Comedy Store for Comedy Central. He made his big screen debut in 2009 in Ken Loach’s Looking For Eric – a hit feature film at the Cannes film festival where it was nominated for the prestigious Palm D’Or.  A prolific writer, Mick was a writer on John Bishop’s Britain for BBC One and has also previously written for BBC3`s Smalltime.

Mick made his debut at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival in 2009 performing The Comedy Final at the Gilded Balloon. He returned in 2010 with a brand new show The Missing Chippendale (Body Issues) to great critical acclaim.