Artist Profile

Michael Fabbri

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CHORTLE AWARD NOMINEE 2012 – BEST CLUB COMIC


With a dark and honest approach to some of life’s more touchy subjects Fabbri manages to effortlessly slip between some harsh, controversial topics to light-hearted silliness to make for a refreshingly eclectic and brilliantly funny act. 

Michael Fabbri quickly stamped his mark on the UK circuit appearing in the 2003 final of Channel 4’s 'So You Think You’re Funny?' and rapidly earned a reputation as one of the most promising up and coming comedians on the circuit; A reputation that he is living up to, regularly performing for the best clubs in the country.

 

LIVE WORK

Michael regularly performs for all of the major clubs and promoters on the UK circuit, including:

The Comedy Store, Jongleurs, Komedia, Glee Clubs, The Stand, Up The Creek, 99 Club, Funny Side of Covent Garden, Jesters, Off The Kerb, CKP, Just The Tonic, GSOH and Mirth Control.  He also performs at many universities across the UK.

Michael supported Lucy Porter on her national Love In tour in 2008 and supported Micky Flanagan in 2011 at a selection of dates on 'The Out Out Tour'. He also travelled to Amsterdam to take part in the Toomler festival, with Keith Farnan.

Not only popular in the UK, Michael has also performed in Singapore, Dubai, Doha and Abu Dhabi.

 

SOLO SHOWS

Michael Fabbri: Buffering, Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013

Michael Fabbri: Fabbrications, Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2010

Michael Fabbri, Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2009

Michael Fabbri: Dumbing Up, Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2008

 

FESTIVALS

Michael Fabbri: Buffering, Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013

Michael Fabbri: Fabbrications, Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2010

Michael Fabbri, Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2009

Michael Fabbri: Dumbing Up, Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2008

XXX Stand-Up Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2007

Comedy Reserve Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2006

Hearing Voices Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2006

Leicester Comedy Festival 2008 & 2009

Latitude Festival 2008

Leeds Festival 2008

Guilfest 2008

 

TV

Asia Uncut TV Asia 2009

Sky Poker Sky 2008


RADIO

4 Extra Stands Up, Radio 4, 2014

 

WARM UP

Hardeep Does Channel 4 2006

 

PRESS

PRESS FOR BUFFERING (Edinburgh 2013)

"Fabbri's distinctively off-kilter views and easy shifting of gears between bewilderment and acute perception is effective...An entertaining hour"  Chortle 

 

FABBRICATIONS (Edinburgh 2010)

“He is an amiable and engaging storyteller and his tales from various points in his life are liberally peppered with excellent punchlines.” **** The List 23/08/2010

“...offbeat delivery and evocative, quirky characterisations” Fest 12/08/2010

 

PRESS FOR 2009 SOLO SHOW

"A strong, very smoothly delivered set... destined for a bigger stage" **** The List

"Fabbri delivers the material perfectly... the material is tight and consistently funny... A perfect way to round off a day at the Fringe" **** allthefestivals.com

"This year Fabbri has constructed a decent, well-thought out set packed full of ideas and intelligent thoughts... Fabbri has a natural comic timing... good things lie ahead" Fest

"Inventive, off-kilter routines" Chortle 

"It's reminiscent of Simon Munnery, and though not as daring as he, there is a sense of warmth and reliability about Michael Fabbri that suggest he cares a lot more about comedy and crucially, consistency." Ed Fest Mag.

 

OTHER PRESS

"an absolutely superb circuit headliner" London Is Funny's Ten Comics To Look Out For in 2011

“exceptionally funny…extremely sharp…hugely enjoyable” The Scotsman

“Startlingly insightful” The Guardian

“Hilarious, Clever, sick and completely unrepeatable” BBC Online

“One of the best up-and-coming acts around” Chortle 

“intelligence in spades…consummate idiot savant” The List

 

 

To book Michael, please contact

 

Lisa White

Glorious Management

Lower Ground Floor

79 Noel Road

London, N1 8HE

Telephone: 0207 704 6555

Email: lisa@glorioustalent.co.uk

Michael Fabbri

http://www.michaelfabbri.com

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