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Free Festival Shows

Have a look through our selection of shows... we are sure to have something you'll want to see in Edinburgh this August - from children's shows to cabaret; standup comedy to tragic drama. There's something for everyone at the Free Festival!


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Listings for 6 August, sorted by Show Name

Absolutely Themeless

Absolutely Themeless

Comedy

Absolutely Themeless

Comedy

Online Shows / The Internet - Zoom Show
AUG 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28 at 21:00 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)

Three mates, who have never met in real life and whose brains are as far apart comedically as they are geographically, bring you an hour of comedy with themeless cohesion. Bristol-based stand-up Jaleelah is currently writing her third full length show after taking her first 2 to Edinburgh. Jal was the first stand up to ever perform at the world’s only Vagina Museum. If you like anecdotes and sarcasm, you’ll appreciate Jal! Colin is the creative mind behind Sounds Proper Comedy and co-hosts its weekly Sounds Proper Comedy Showcase. Often described as a force of nature, he is a performance com...


Songs to My Dog at Midnight

Songs to My Dog at Midnight

Theatre

Songs to My Dog at Midnight

Theatre

Online Shows / The Internet - YouTube Streaming
AUG 6-30 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free Stream (Unticketed)

Short, quirky show featuring one woman and her dog. Finding herself at a moment of reflection, Janet confides in the only one who will listen, her beloved hound Byron...


Tom Mayhew: From Rags to Slightly Newer Rags

Tom Mayhew: From Rags to Slightly Newer Rags

Comedy

Tom Mayhew: From Rags to Slightly Newer Rags

Comedy

Online Shows / The Internet - Zoom Show
AUG 6-30 at 20:00 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)

Tom Mayhew is a professional comedian. Well, he was. Over the last 18 months, he has sold out West End venues and signed on; he then stopped signing on to perform his own Radio 4 stand-up series. It's been both the most and least successful period of his career. ‘It is genuine, powerful, political stuff.' **** The Scotsman ‘Authentic material we can relate to: funny, sharp, intelligent, meaningful and pleasing.' **** Chortle ‘Mayhew is passionate, articulate and – above all else – hilarious. **** The Skinny 'Tory-hating leftie.' **** The Daily Mail...