Ian Stone Announces Edinburgh Fringe Show & UK Tour ‘Ian Stone is Keeping it Together’

Ian will return to Edinburgh Fringe in August with a new show, ‘Ian Stone is Keeping it Together’, from 1-25 August (not 12th) at Counting House Ballroom before embarking on his first UK national tour in September. 

Ian Stone Announces Edinburgh Fringe Show & UK Tour ‘Ian Stone is Keeping it Together’

About this event

Starts: Friday 22 March 2024 9:00 AM

Ends: Friday 22 March 2024 5:00 PM

Organised by: Ian Stone

Ian will return to Edinburgh Fringe in August 2024 with a brand new show, Ian Stone is Keeping it Together’, from1-25 August (not 12th)atCounting House Ballroom at 4pm - Free & Unticketed.  Ian will embark on his first UK national tour -“... about f***ing time” - kicking off in Leicester at Firebug on 15 September, touching London’s Comedy Store on 18 November and ending in Birmingham at The Glee Club on 29 November. For UK Tour Tickets visit – www.ianstonecomedian.co.uk 

Ian IS keeping it together but only just. Yes, he has all his own hair and teeth and keeps a tight control over his between meal snacking but what does it matter when the Tories are still in power, there’s war in the middle east and Donald Trump could be allowed back (back!!) into the White House? How can there be such terrible pain and suffering in the world even though Ian always rates his WhatsApp calls, package delivery and parking experience? And what happens to all the pens he buys? These and other questions will get the answers they deserve. 

Ian Stone is "A masterful exponent of self-mocking Jewish humour" according to The Times. He has been ranked as “one of the top ten comedians in the UK” by The Independent and The Guardian has described him as "Seriously funny”. His show at the 2023 Edinburgh Fringe, ‘Ian Stone will Make it Better’, played to packed houses and won a Spirit of The Fringe award.   

Ian is also a prolific broadcaster and author, known for his appearances on satirical, political, and sports TV and radio shows. Currently, he presents "The Football's On" on TNT Sports and also hosts the "Handbrake Off", theAthletic’s Arsenal podcast, where he talks about his favourite team, Arsenal FC. Their first live show recording in November was a sold-out success at the Leicester Square Theatre in London. 

As an author he wrote the book, “To Be Someone”, part auto-biography, part social history and partlove letter to Paul Weller and The Jam. Ian has written for various publications, his op-ed for Chortle entitled “Why is there so little political comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe?”, published last year - was cited by The Observer and The Guardianin an article about how standup has taken a sharp turn towards inner trauma in recent years”. Ian also had guest columns published in Men's Fitness, and a monthly column in The Arsenal Magazine. 

Ian will perform at Edinburgh Counting House Ballroom from Aug 1-25 at 4pm (excluding the 12th). The UK tour starts in Sept 2024. 

Ian Stone is Keeping it Together UK Tour 2024 

1-25 August (not 12th) - Edinburgh – Counting House Ballroom at 4pm – Free & Unticketed 

13 September - Leicester, Firebug –Buy Tickets 

14 September - Liverpool, Hot Water Comedy Club - Buy Tickets 

19 September - Grantham, Guildhall Theatre - Buy Tickets 

21 September - Milton Keynes, The Stables - Buy Tickets 

17 October - Brighton, The Forge - Buy Tickets 

18 October - Southampton, The Attic - Buy Tickets 

19 October - Leeds, The Wardrobe - Buy Tickets 

23 October - Aldershot, The West End Centre - On Sale Soon 

24 October - Biggleswade, Bigg Theatre - Buy Tickets 

6 November - Maidenhead, Nordern Farm - Buy Tickets 

7 November - Lyme Regis, Marine Theatre - Buy Tickets 

8 November - Bristol, Hen And Chickens - Buy Tickets 

9 November - Bordon, Phoenix Arts - Buy Tickets 

15 November - Guildford, Electric Theatre - Buy Tickets 

16 November - Newcastle, The Stand - Buy Tickets 

17 November - Glasgow, The Stand - Buy Tickets 

18 November - London, The Comedy Store - Buy Tickets 

22 November - Tring, Dembe Theatre (formerly The Court Theatre) – On Sale Soon 

23 November - Cambridge, The Junction - Buy Tickets 

28 November - Luton, The Hat Factory - Buy Tickets 

29 November - Birmingham, The Glee Club - Buy Tickets 

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Header Image Credit: Elliot Minogue-Stone

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