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The Mockingbird

Fringe Venue 441 - Click here for map

72-74 Newington Road, Edinburgh, EH9 1QN  / 0131 466 2041

  Wifi  Licensed
Open from 11:00 to 03:00
18+ Only

A band new bar and Kitchen at the end of Newington Road and South Clerk Street, with a wide range of drinks available in a friendly cosy and modern atmosphere. Fringe shows happen upstairs right the way through the day, every day of the Fringe. Located around the corner from Summerhall, and close to the Queens Hall the Venue is close to the Fringe action and easy to get to from the Royal Mile.

Shows at The Mockingbird
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Blueswater Presents: The Blueswater Porch Band MUSIC 
AUG 4-28 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free Ticketed 
A three piece version of award-winning band The Blueswater plays a mix of original songs and arranged covers, featuring a raucous swampy sound that draws on influences from Mississippi Hill Country bl...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

Bristol Improv Takes Over the World COMEDY 
AUG 4-28 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Bristol Improv return to the Fringe with their new format 'Bristol Improv Take Over the World'! Follow five dastardly scientists as they attempt to thwart opponents and overcome obstacles using the gr...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

Bristol Revunions: Mustard COMEDY 
AUG 4-16, 18-23 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
A brand new sketch show from the NaSTA award-winning Revunions! For the eighth year in a row this "fantastically talented" (Epigram) troupe are hauling a jar of the comedy condiment that compliments: ...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

Decide-A-Quest COMEDY 
AUG 4-20 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
A sizzling new comedy theatre show based on game books we all read as kids such as Choose Your Own Adventure and Find Your Fate. The audience is in the driving seat! They decide the path the character...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

AUG 16-21, 23-28 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
FREE THE DOLPHIN - Show Description The dolphin -- a remarkably intelligent animal with uncommon sensitivity, full of wonder and curiosity. A creature fascinating to humankind, much loved, but ulti...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

My big dick is making me thirsty COMEDY 
AUG 4-28 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
Well, once again the festival deadline’s fast approaching and your ever so humble narrator, Old Matty-boy Finlayson’s writing his own blurb (in the 3rd person, which let’s be honest does make him ((me...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

RLB: Real Life Broadcasting COMEDY 
AUG 21-28 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
Life in the office, it is dull. Spending hours making an excel sheet under the crushing fluorescent lights. Endless paperwork. Endless bureaucracy. But what if ordinary life had all the extraordinary ...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

Shayne's Mom on Tour COMEDY 
AUG 4-9, 11-16, 18-28 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Shayne’s Mom on Tour is clown inspired, character comedy that combines classic 80’s kitsch with the eccentricity of summer camp movies. The iconic rockstar Shayne’s Mom , has been crossing crossing ...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

The Improvised Improv Show COMEDY 
AUG 4-28 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
Taking Improv to the next level - We improvise the cast! "belly-laugh inducing" - Platform Magazine Luc Valvona presents a show full of short comedy scenes and games made up on the spot and based en...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

The Romanians Are Here COMEDY 
AUG 4-14, 20 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
“The Romanians Are Here” is a stand-up comedy show featuring three top Romanian comedians, each with their own comedic style: one anti-establishment comedian, one ‘one-liners’ comedian and one observa...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

The Weaning of Life COMEDY 
AUG 4-9, 11-16, 18-28 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
If you want to see comedy that is very different, this fusion of clown, physical comedy & spontaneity from Gaulier-trained student is for you. Fresh from sold out and extended seasons at Sydney Fringe...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

Variety Hour COMEDY 
AUG 24-28 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Two shows in one! Fantastic musical comedy from fresh faced Musical comedian of the year finalist Lia Hazakis and personal, irreverent, surreal theatrical comedy from YouTube new comedian of the year...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

We are all C**ts COMEDY 
AUG 4-7, 9-14, 16-21, 23-28 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
(NATYS Finalist 2015, Comedy Cafe Finalist 2013) Ashley Haden takes his dark political eye and focuses it on the world for his début hour at Edinburgh. In a world of niceties 'We are all C**ts' will ...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

While You Were Out COMEDY 
AUG 15-16, 18-23, 25-28 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Catch an hour of hilarious and free stand-up from two promising performers : Sam Mitchell (2015 BBC New Comedy Award nominee, 2016 Max Turner Prize finalist, average height for the UK male) and Cressi...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

Wisebowm: The Struggle Is Real COMEDY 
AUG 4-14 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
Wisebowm is the musical comedy scene's rising star, a self-titled Urban Poet and a 'very deep thinker'. Imagine if Lee Nelson, Eminem and the, er, Dalai Lama were to have a love child, this would be i...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

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