Scots comedian Danny Bhoy is set to box clever at Aberdeen Music Hall

Scots comedian Danny Bhoy is set to box clever at Aberdeen Music Hall

Award-winning funnyman Danny Bhoy is to take his latest show, Please Untick This Box, to Aberdeen’s Music Hall on Thursday, September 18, as part of a 20-date UK-wide tour.

“I'm really looking forward to going on tour, I thrive off making people laugh,” said Danny. “I adore the amount of freedom you have in stand-up and I have the same sense of excitement as I have ever had. I love being on stage and can’t wait to see the fans again.”

The Scottish-Indian comedian from Dumfries and Galloway, began stand-up in 1998, impressing audiences with his unique brand of observational humour and natural gift for storytelling, and a year later won The Daily Telegraph Open Mic Award, the biggest national competition in the UK for new comics.

He started performing at Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2001 where, within a week, he had sold out his entire three-week run and added extra shows due to popular demand. He has returned to Edinburgh Festival Fringe every year, except for 2007.

Danny returned to Montreal festival in 2007, where he was given the rare chance to perform a 10-night solo run and later that year, embarked on his first major tour of Australia with 94 dates.

In 2011, he sold out shows at the Sydney Comedy Festival, with his show Messenger (Please Do Not Shoot).

Winning fans around the globe, Danny’s popularity continues to rise at a meteoric pace and his razor sharp wit has been described as effortlessly funny.

His first two DVDs Live at The Opera House, and Live at the Athenaeum released in Australia and New Zealand, enjoyed huge success and in 2012, he recorded his first internationally-acclaimed DVD in Edinburgh, Live at the Festival Theatre.

In addition to regular appearances on Canada’s Just For Laughs galas, Danny has also enjoyed TV appearances on Live At The Apollo and The David Letterman Show. He has also recorded a highly prestigious one-hour Comedy Central Special which aired in North America.

Tickets for his Aberdeen show cost £16 are available online at www.aberdeenperformingarts.com, by phone at 01224 641122 and at Aberdeen Box Office at the Music Hall and His Majesty’s Theatre.

Posted on Wednesday 16 July

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