Jason Manford and Phill Jupitus to host comedy gala in Edinburgh

Top comedians Jason Manford and Phill Jupitus will step aside from their roles in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang to host a Comedy Gala in support of Waverley Care, Scotland’s HIV and Hepatitis C charity.

 This one night event takes place at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh on Sunday 9, October at 9pm and gives a rare opportunity to see two of the best-known comedians on the same bill.  More special guests for the evening are also being lined up.

 Grant Sugden, Chief Executive of Waverley Care said “We are thrilled to be benefiting from what will undoubtedly be a fantastic night of comedy.

“The money we raise through events such as this makes a huge contribution to our work, allowing us to reach out to many vulnerable individuals and families who are living with HIV or Hepatitis C here in Edinburgh.

“We are very grateful to Jason, Phill, Festival Theatre Edinburgh and to John Stalker Productions for making this happen.”

 Tickets (£25) are available from www.edtheatres.com or 0131 529 6000.

 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is at Festival Theatre Edinburgh from Wednesday 5 to Sunday 16 Oct 2016.

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