- TEZ ILYAS -

LEICESTER MERCURY NEW COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR NOMINEE 2013

“Sartorially stylish and winningly cheeky” Chortle

Lancashire born Tez started in comedy in 2010 and hit the ground running finding himself in no less that eight competition finals, including the prestigious BBC New Comedy Award. Since then Tez has risen up the ranks quickly and now regularly performs at the UK’s leading venues. In 2013 Tez was selected the coveted month long Pleasance showcase – The Comedy Reserve – at the Edinburgh Fringe. With his sharp wit and charmingly cheeky onstage persona, Tez Ilyas is one of the hottest rising stars on the circuit.

AWARDS INCLUDE:
FINALIST: Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2013
FINALIST: Up the Creek’s One to Watch 2012
FINALIST: Jongleurs Comic Idol 2012 WINNER:
Beat the Frog @ The Frog & Bucket 2012
FINALIST: Preston Comedian of the Year 2012
FINALIST: BBC New Comedy Award 2011
FINALIST: Red Hot New Talent Contest 2011
FINALIST: Max Turner Prize Comedy Competition 2011
WINNER: King Gong @ The Comedy Store
FINALIST: Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year 2010
WINNER: King Gong at The Comedy Store – January 2011

LIVE INCLUDES:
Up the Creek
Piccadily Comedy Club
Glee
Top Secret
Jongleurs
Angel Comedy
Downstairs at the Kings Head
Frog & Bucket
The Highlight

RADIO INCLUDES:
BBC Asian Network’s Big Comedy Night

SHOWCASES INCLUDE:
The Comedy Reserve 2013

www.tez-the-comedian.co.uk