Stand-Up Fringe Previews:
Finlay Christie & Dan Tiernan


Mon 24th June

7.30PM - 10PM
The Maltings

£8 (adults only)

Two rising stars in the world of stand-up comedy will be previewing their Edinburgh Fringe shows exclusively for the Ely Arts Festival!

Finlay Christie

At 19, Finlay became one of the youngest ever winner of the prestigious So You Think You’re Funny competition, following in the footsteps of Peter Kay, Lee Mack and Sarah Millican. 3 years later, his debut Edinburgh show “OK Zoomer” was nominated for NextUp’s “Best Show” award and was released as a special in October 2023, with over 365,000 views. His material, based around his experience as a Gen Z, led Chortle to describe him as “the voice of his generation”.

He has appeared on 8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (Channel 4), The Stand-Up Sketch Show (ITV2), Comedy Central Live, Person on a Chair (Channel 4), The BBC New Comedy Awards, Get Off My Phone! (Dave) and Jokes Only An AI Can Tell (Channel 4).

Dan Tiernan

Nominee for Best Newcomer – Edinburgh Comedy Award 2023 and Winner of BBC New Comedian Of The Year 2022

TV includes: BBC New Comedian of the Year 2023, QI (BBC), Stand Up to Cancer (Channel 4), The Stand Up Sketch Show (ITV 2), Rosie Jones’s Disability Comedy Extravaganza (Dave), Comedians Selling Jokes to Gordon Ramsey (BBC), Out of Order (Comedy Central), Jokes Only A… Can Tell (Channel 4), Hard Sell (Dave). Dan also made his TV acting debut in Doctors (BBC) other actors who began their careers in the daytime soap include Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Eddie Redmayne, Emilia Clarke, Jodi Comer and Claire Foy.

The Maltings, Ship Lane, Ely CB7 4BB