In the world of stand-up comedy, few comics incite as much controversy as Frankie Boyle. This Scottish comedian is well known for his cutting comedy, controversial styling and no holds barred approach to humour, with no person or subject off limits. Whether you're an old fan or newly initiated follower, find Frankie Boyle tickets online at Ticketbis and experience the comic in person.
Frankie Boyle career beginnings and controversy
Although Frankie Boyle originally entertained notions of becoming a teacher, the Scot quickly dipped his toe in the stand-up comedy pond in his early twenties. During his teacher training, be began performing stand-up at venues across Edinburgh, finding his feet at The Stand Comedy Club in the Scottish capital. It was here he would gain the attention of talent agents, who quickly poached him for television success.
Boyle came to the attention of television audiences when began appearing as a regular pundit on Mock the Week on BBC2. It was Boyle's signature brand of shock comedy and controversial one liners that made him a household name and catapulted the panel show into the public consciousness. After a lengthy tenure on the show and more than a few controversies landing him in hot water, Boyle left to pursue solo projects and enjoy less restrictive surroundings. Following his departure from Mock the Week, he took his unique brand of comedy on tour, as well as headlining his own television shows, including Frankie Boyle's Tramadol Nights, The Boyle Variety Performance and Frankie Boyle's Rehabilitation Pilot. See this acerbic comic yourself live when you grab Frankie Boyle tickets on Ticketbis.
Frankie Boyle - live show success
After cementing a name for himself as one of Britain's most controversial comedians, Frankie Boyle embarked upon his first major UK tour in 2007. His initial tour was set for 100 dates, with the run quickly selling out and leading to an extension that saw him tour until the end of 2008. After the sell out success of this tour, Boyle drafted another he intended to be his last titled, I Would happily Punch Every One of You in the Face. Again, the tour proved to be a massive success with audiences and he played out to packed out theatres from March to December of that year.
Although Boyle had previously claimed his 2011 tour would be his last, another was quickly announced. This tour, entitled The Last Days of Sodom promised to be even more controversial than anything that had gone before. A run was scheduled for 2012, with tickets going on sale in late 2011. As before, fans quickly booked their tickets, resulting in another sell out run for the Scottish comic. Make sure you don't miss out on the next gig from the comic and grab Frankie Boyle tickets online at Ticketbis.