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48 Below

Fringe Venue 146 - Click here for map

Under The Phoenix, 46 Broughton Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3SA  / 0131 557 0234

Food  Wifi  Licensed
Open from 09:00 to 03:00
18+ only

A recently refurbished Cocktail bar, located on Broughton Street beneath the Phoenix Bar, 48 Below is in an area that is fast becoming a popular destination for alternative Fringe venues away from the madness of Southside. 48 Below is close to the Newsroom, The Stand Venues, St Andrew's Square, The Playhouse Theatre and The Omni Complex. The Phoenix upstairs opens early for breakfast every day, and there is a wide variety of food and drink, in an easy-going and relaxed venue.

Shows at 48 Below
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The Basement Bar 

#BiggerThanKanye COMEDY 
AUG 4-18, 20-28 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
A look at the most embarrassing moments of Kevin's life centering on his remarkably funny story telling. Without wanting to commit blasphemy, his style is similar to Billy Connolly that has a laid bac...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

African-Czechoslovakian CABARET 
AUG 4-28 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
This brutally honest one woman show has been years in the making. Czech born and Los Angeles based comedian Bianca Cristovao attacks the stage with a unique perspective on race, culture and heritage....
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

Apocalypse Wow COMEDY 
AUG 4-28 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Ever looked at the world around you? Thought about your future in that world and decided the only prudent and logical move is to down tequila and dance on rooftops? This is the end This is the end my...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

Fraser Geesin: Jack Of All Polymaths COMEDY 
AUG 4-28 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Attached is the copy for the show as requested. Please publish verbatim as this entertaining hour is about my true, modern, multi disciplined genius; I don’t want any silly mistakes at your end damag...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

Larknado COMEDY 
AUG 8-9 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
Brought to you as part of www.freefestival.co.uk - Shawcross & Barnes present Larknado!! The show that brings you stand up and sketches from the most Neil and Dan like Comedians you'll see at 48 Below...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

Liars Club COMEDY 
AUG 4-16, 18-28 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
This successful London club night comes to Edinburgh. Often hosted by Lou Sanders & Vanessa Hammick (from Hello) with drop ins from the UK’s finest improvisers including Cariad Lloyd, Paul Foxcroft, P...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

LoveHard: The House on the Hill COMEDY 
AUG 4-20 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
"The laughs are coming from inside the house." The Kings, a family recently arrived from nearby America, are moving into a newly-acquired property in Scotland. Specifically rural Scotland. Specifical...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

Messed Up COMEDY 
AUG 11-15 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
Geneva Rust-Orta just turned 21, just finished university, and just got over an eating disorder. She has no idea what to do now. Therefore, she has decided to take some time out of growing up to writ...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

Mulhollandland (Work in Progress) COMEDY 
AUG 4-16, 18-28 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Alternative comedy lovers of the world, unite! Come witness the greatest acts, artists and performers from the Glorious People’s Republic of Mulhollandland. Forty-five minutes of new and increasingly ...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

Niche Rebels COMEDY 
AUG 4-8, 10-22, 24-28 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
Two against the underwhelmed: what happens when an irresistible force meets an immoveable object? Total passive aggression. If you like your raging bilious satire served with a side salad of rocket, y...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

Ninkynonks and Bear Haters COMEDY 
AUG 5-28 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Non award winning comedian Noel Brodie presents his observational look at life in 2016. From being a husband, father, responsible adult, lad, professional idiot and southern! This is a feel good show...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

Ronnie & Jonny: Friends Disunited THEATRE 
AUG 21-26 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
Even at their peak, Ronnie and Jonny were a pretty crap comedy duo. But at least they were friends - until they fell out five years ago. Jonny went on to achieve career highs of standing in for Mystic...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

AUG 4-28 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
SPACE CAT PASTA BAKE is a two hander comedy experience by up and coming London comedians Bob Munro (golden jester winner 2015) and Ross Smith (So you think You're funny semi finalist 2015). SPACE CAT...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

The Mariuh Caring Career Agency COMEDY 
AUG 4-7, 10 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
Do you feel like hope is gone? Just look inside you and be strong. Anytime you need a friend, I will be there - for a small, six figure sum. A live comedy theatre show. ‘Hi there, yes I’m 'Mariu...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

The Theresa May Cabaret Cabinet Experience COMEDY 
AUG 4-28 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
This is the only show at the Fringe registered so late that Theresa May was Prime Minister at the time, meaning it will be as chaotic and as well put together as Brexit. Expect song, dance and a rotat...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

The Todd and Molly Show: Welcome to LA LA Land COMEDY 
AUG 16-28 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
Described by Stage Scene LA as "quite possibly the funniest variety show in town" Molly O'Leary and Todd Heughens return with their new show Todd and Molly: Welcome to LA LA Land. The LA-based doubl...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

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