Lee Nelson delivers series of gigs with proceeds going to Teenage Cancer Trust

Lee Nelson delivers series of gigs with proceeds going to Teenage Cancer Trust


Stand-up comedian and serial prankster ‘Lee Nelson’, has done it again...this time gatecrashing living rooms delivering a series of impromptu charity gigs.


Lee Nelson surprised Edinburgh locals staying in to avoid the chaos of tourists and revellers by delivering ‘A Pizza Fringe’ live to their homes. These private #LivingRoomLive performances were up for grabs to residents simply by showing their support to Teenage Cancer Trust and donating £3.


The series provided a sneak preview of Lee’s ‘Suited and Booted’ Fringe show with a private #LivingRoomLive set,  and allowed local residents the chance to win private a stand-up set for themselves and friends accompanied by a Domino’s delivery of their choice.


One of the lucky winners was 20-year-old Euan Wilson from Corstorphine in the West of Edinburgh.

He said: “I’m such a massive fan of Lee Nelson and all his crazy stunts that I can’t quite believe one happened in my own living room. My friends were completely gobsmacked when he knocked on our door. He’s hilarious and such a lovely guy.”


Lee Nelson, real name Simon Brodkin, said:  “Being able to help out such an incredible, life-changing charity as the Teenage Cancer Trust by telling jokes and eating as much pizza as I liked was a dream campaign. Also my Edinburgh show's only one hour a day and there's very little else to do up here.”


You can follow the action on #LivingRoomLive and watch the action unfold on YouTube here.


Glen Okoli of Domino’s Edinburgh said: “Our Edinburgh customers are some of the most loyal in the UK so we wanted to thank them by delivering undercover performances live to living rooms during The Fringe - and who better to do this than the ‘King of Renegade’ himself - Mr. Lee Nelson!  What’s more, we’re committed to raising £2million for Teenage Cancer Trust so this was the perfect opportunity to increase awareness and generate much needed funds for their fantastic work”.


Siobhan Dunn, Chief Executive of Teenage Cancer Trust, said: “We’ve loved getting a slice of the Edinburgh Fringe action. We want to say a huge thank you to everyone involved. Every penny raised by the amazing Lee and Domino’s will go towards our vital work supporting young people with cancer.”


There’s still plenty of time to donate just text the word ‘DOMINOS’ to ‘70300’ to donate £3 to Teenage Cancer Trust. Over the next 2 years, Domino's aims to raise £1 million for the charity.


Lee Nelson is performing his latest stand up show, Suited and Booted at the Pleasance Cabaret Bar at 10.45pm from 5 to 30 August 2015 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The performances were brought to Edinburgh homes by the UK’s number one pizza brand Domino’s, and were set up to raise funds and awareness for its new partnership with Teenage Cancer Trust.



For further information about Domino’s Pizza please contact the Domino’s PR team:

Jamie Tomlin                     E: jamietomlin@lightbrigade.co.uk                        020 7148 0679

Sarika Patel                      E: sarikapatel@lightbrigade.co.uk                                      020 7148 0681


Notes to Editors:


Teenage Cancer Trust:

Teenage Cancer Trust is the only UK charity dedicated to improving the quality of life and chances of survival for the seven young people aged between 13 and 24 diagnosed with cancer every day.  We build specialist units within NHS hospitals bringing young people together to be treated by teenage cancer experts in a place designed just for them.   We want every young person with cancer to have access to this specialist support, no matter where they live. Traditionally treated alongside children or elderly patients at the end of their lives, young people can feel extremely isolated during treatment, some never meeting another young person with cancer. Being treated alongside others their own age can make a huge difference to their whole experience. Teenage Cancer Trust also educates young people and health professionals about cancer to ensure a swift diagnosis and referral to specialist support.  Cancer in young people is rare but we want young people to know the common signs and symptoms so they can seek medical advice if they are worried.  Teenage Cancer Trust relies on donations to fund its vital work.  Find out more, get involved or make a donation at www.teenagecancertrust.org.  Teenage Cancer Trust is a registered charity: 1062559 (England & Wales), SC039757 (Scotland).



Domino’s Pizza Group plc is the leading player in the fast-growing pizza market and holds the exclusive master franchise to own, operate and franchise Domino’s Pizza stores in the UK, Republic of Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Luxembourg. The first UK store opened in Luton in 1985 and the first Irish store opened in 1991. In April 2011, the Group acquired a majority stake in the exclusive master franchise to own, operate and franchise Domino’s Pizza stores in Germany (now fully owned). In September 2012, the Group acquired the master franchise for Switzerland, Luxembourg and Liechtenstein.  Founded in 1960, Domino’s is one of the world’s leading pizza brands. Through its primarily franchised system, it operates a global network of more than 11,000 stores in over 70 international markets. Domino’s has a singular focus – pizza made freshly to order with high quality ingredients. Customers in the UK can order online at www.dominos.co.uk, in the Republic of Ireland at www.dominos.ie, in Germany at www.dominos.de and in Switzerland at www.dominos.ch. In addition, mobile customers can order by downloading Domino’s free iPhone, iPad and Android Apps.

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