Minor Delays

Fri 1st – Mon 25th Aug 2014


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Minor Delays


Minor Delays is a brand new sketch trio consisting of Abi Tedder (Cambridge Footlights President 2010), Harry Michell (Cambridge Footlights President 2013) and Joe Barnes (Leeds Tealights President 2013). Their distinct brand of slick and sulky sketches – accompanied by a live string section – promises a series of dalliances that'll leave you in stitches.

Writers and Performers:

Abi Tedder - Abi was the 2009-2010 President of the Cambridge Footlights. She starred solo in the Footlights Harry Porter Prize winning Anything But (A One-Woman Play) judged by Edinburgh Comedy Award Winner Tim Key (Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Fringe) which was then shortlisted for The Sunday Times’ NSDF Emerging Artists Prize. She Co-Directed Perfect Strangers – The Footlights International Tour Show 2012 and was a Finalist in the National Funny Women Awards 2012.

Harry Michell - In 2009 Harry made the headlines of national and international press after taking his show Still Waiting for Godot to the Fringe. In 2013 he was President of the Cambridge Footlights and is one half of musical-comedy duo 'I am, I am', finalists of the National Musical Comedy Awards 2013. Last Edinburgh he wrote and performed in five star sketch show Dressing Down.

Joe Barnes - Joe Barnes was the President of the critically acclaimed 'Leeds Tealights' who were named Best Student Sketch Group by the National Student. He is one half of new comedy double act 'Goodbear' and has also performed both internationally and across the UK for the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Telling Centre.

Previous Praise:

★★★★★- BroadwayBaby

'Perfectly silly and intelligent in equal measure'

★★★★★ - ThreeWeeks

'A real highlight of this fringe's comedy line up'

★★★★ - The List

'Everything a fringe comedy show should be'

★★★★★ - EdFringeReview

'Guaranteed to make your cheeks hurt from laughter'

Admission: £8(£6) – £10(£8)

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