Entertainment Hive 2020

Daniel Sloss hits the Fringe for five shows only

By Honey B

Internationally acclaimed and award-winning Scottish stand up Daniel Sloss returns to Australia in 2018 with his brand-new show, NOW. The 26-year-old has amassed a remarkable 10 sold-out Edinburgh Festival Fringe seasons in his short life. He’s also the first ever comedian to appear on Conan O’Brien’s late night talk show in the US Conan, a record eight times. And he’s making his first-ever Adelaide Fringe appearance for an exclusive run of just five shows. Sloss has been writing and performing stand- up since age 16. As well as his sell-out Edinburgh Fringe runs and two solo New York off-Broadway seasons, Sloss tours constantly to rave reviews and over the last 12 months has performed his previous award-winning show SO? more than 120 times throughout Australia, NZ, USA, UK and in 20 European countries to sell-out crowds. Read more about the attention-seeking Daniel Sloss below. What are the four things that set your show apart from the hundreds of others at this year’s Adelaide Fringe Festival? “The hair. The bod. That feeling when you’re staring at a demigod. Moana references (This is a lie).’’ What drew you to the entertainment industry? “I’m vastly under qualified for anything else and the only thing better than attention, is being paid to seek attention.’’ If you were guaranteed success in another career, what profession would you choose and why? “Soccer. Being a Scotland fan is real shite, so it’d be nice to give the country a boost.’’ What is the funniest thing you have ever seen? “My show in a mirror, or Nick Cody’s show.’’ What would you be happy to die for today? “Immortality.’’ Daniel Sloss in Now, Adelaide Fringe, Fowler’s Live, March 14 t o 18. Bookings: www.adelaidefringe.com.au or 1300 621 255
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