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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!


List Shows: By Name | By Start Time

Listings for 19 August, sorted by Start Time

09:00

These Fragments I have shored against my ruin

These Fragments I have shored against my ruin

Comedy

These Fragments I have shored against my ruin

Comedy

Bar 50 / Upstairs
AUG 1-2, 5, 8-9, 12, 15-16, 19-20 at 09:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets available soon

The Wasteland. Or as others call it, Divorce. I leave my job as a teacher as well. To chase dreams in smoke. But it might prevent me doing something bad... Who knows? It could all help cure my problems. It may cause more. Come. Watch. Listen to 'These fragments I have shored against my ruins'. It'll probably be alright. I'll probably be alright......


10:00

At the End of Kaliyuga

At the End of Kaliyuga

Childrens

At the End of Kaliyuga

Childrens

Bar 50 / The Garden Room
AUG 1-25 at 10:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Debuting at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe is a brand-new solo children’s show called At the End of Kaliyuga. With an original blend of traditional Indian classical dance and clowning this show will inspire Young audiences’ imagination as we collectively address some of the most significant questions of our era. At the End of Kaliyuga, is a solo show about Brahma (the creator), Vishnu (the preserver), and Shiva (the destroyer) the Holy trinity of Hinduism, deciding the fate of the Earth as we come to the end of the fourth and the final cycle (Kaliyuga) of the Universe. Will the Gods en...


Helen Prior - The Pussy from the USSR

Helen Prior - The Pussy from the USSR

Comedy

Helen Prior - The Pussy from the USSR

Comedy

The City Cafe / Las Vegas
AUG 14-25 at 10:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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If you love salty kippers for your breakfast - this show is for you. You will have the Pussy’s crabs as post election relief. Helen Prior, The Pussy from the USSR, a rambunctious Ukrainian gal, is coming to make you laugh hysterically, bask in the joys of surreal and outrageous comedy, and make you question everything you thought you knew to be true, bringing a “hole” new meaning to the concept of freedom of speech. This show combines raunchy comedy with hard-hitting truths about life in the USSR, and The Pussy’s experiences in Britain. In her show the Pussy explores parallels between modern ...


CeilidhKids at the Fringe

CeilidhKids at the Fringe

Childrens

CeilidhKids at the Fringe

Childrens

The Counting House / The Ballroom
AUG 1-13, 15-20, 22-25 at 10:00 (45 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Family workshop suitable for children aged 3-7 years with parents or carers, but everyone welcome. We involve everyone: skip, clap and march together to traditional Scottish music. Enjoy discovering very simple (often simplified) dances that you might find at a ceilidh or Scottish country dance, celebrating the social aspects of dancing with a partner. CeilidhKids is all about fun for all generations. Hugely popular with local families, now it's your turn. Bring Mum or Dad along to partner you under the chandeliers! One adult can dance with two children. ‘This is the perfect way to introduce ...


Fringe Prrojections

Fringe Prrojections

Events and Tours

Fringe Prrojections

Events and Tours

The Pear Tree / The Courtyard Stage
AUG 2-25 at 10:00 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

Fringe Projections is a unique, collaborative art project transforming a bustling courtyard into a vibrant tapestry celebrating the essence of the Fringe. For two captivating hours daily throughout the festival, a massive screen will showcase an ever-evolving display of art. We’re inviting submissions from everyone! Whether you’re a seasoned artist or an aspiring creative, we welcome: Paintings and drawings capturing the Fringe’s energy and atmosphere. Photographs that tell stories of laughter, performance, and connection. Digital art that brings the Fringe’s spirit to life in a ne...


Vegan Hunter

Vegan Hunter

Comedy

Vegan Hunter

Comedy

The Three Sisters / Maggie's Chamber
AUG 18-25 at 10:15 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

VEGAN HUNTER, Tells the story of how the son of a cleaning lady called Pearl and a Plummer called Bob became the greatest living actor of which you have never heard! A life story in 5 parts. NO ANIMALS WERE HURT IN THE MAKING OF THIS SHOW (EXCEPT ME!)...


Alex Prescot: I’ve Got A Song About That

Alex Prescot: I’ve Got A Song About That

Comedy

Alex Prescot: I’ve Got A Song About That

Comedy

The City Cafe / Hollywood
AUG 1-25 at 10:20 (45 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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The musical comic with a lightning-fast turnaround. Alex Prescot has some fresh new songs, some of them so fresh you’ll see them made up before your very eyes! Expect everything from quick-witted observational bangers to daft one-line ditties. With a different comedian opening the show every performance and several songs made up on the spot, kick start your day with a high-energy musical comedy show that’s custom-made for YOU! Clap Back To Reality Winner 2023/24, Kingston New Act Finalist & previous Musical Comedy Awards, West End New Act, Leicester Square Sketch Off & So You Think ...


1001 Space Adventures: Breadlove and Poophead – Interactive Children Show

1001 Space Adventures: Breadlove and Poophead – Interactive Children Show

Childrens

1001 Space Adventures: Breadlove and Poophead – Interactive Children Show

Childrens

Bar 50 / The Alcove
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 10:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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🚀 Welcome to "1 Story 2 Friends: Breadlove & Poophead" where your child isn't just an audience member—they're the hero of their own interstellar adventure! This one-of-a-kind show, coming to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2024, invites kids to dive into an exciting sci-fi universe, filled with fun, learning, and imagination. What's In Store? 🌌 Interactive Sci-Fi Adventure: The journey begins with a mysterious cosmic mission, where every child plays a pivotal role. Will they save the galaxy? It's up to our young space explorers! 🎭 Magical Puppetry: Watch as o...



Burns Banter Live!

Burns Banter Live!

Spoken Word

Burns Banter Live!

Spoken Word

The Counting House / The Attic
AUG 16-23, 25 at 10:30 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

Let me take you on a whistle stop tour of Robert Burns' life! From birth to death with stories, poems and songs. I will tell you the inspiration behind some of Robert's most famous works. Give you insights into his life showing his greatest struggles and triumphs. It's everything you wanted to know about Robert Burns, with a few laughs along the way. This is the live version of the podcast 'Burns Banter', hosted by Alastair Turnbull, available from your podcast provider... ...


Hammerhead

Hammerhead

Comedy

Hammerhead

Comedy

The City Cafe / Nineties
AUG 13-25 at 10:40 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

Hammerhead is a show about bridging the gap between who you want to be and who you are from an aging punk hardcore kid in arrested development. The show is a 50/50 mix of longer stories, about having to participate in a life drawing class that was too sexy, dealing with a locksmith who charged through the roof (or door as it were), and living with an ex-partner in a tiny studio apartment; then shorter jokes about trying to still be a punk while working a corporate wage slave job, trying to meditate, quitting drinking for a time, and get fit doing thai kickboxing....


Alvin Liu: Rice

Alvin Liu: Rice

Comedy

Alvin Liu: Rice

Comedy

The Counting House / The Loft
AUG 1-25 at 10:45 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Transgressive, irreverent, yet adorable and heartfelt, with a touch of political satire. Rice (WIP) is a comedy show about growing up in Asia and fighting repression with food. 'Charm personified, definitely one to watch' ★★★★★ (Morning Star) 'What he has is potent in its imagery, authenticity, perverse logic, and volatility' (British Comedy Guide) "We can all find happiness with a bowl of rice." Confucius. About me: Made in China, schooled by the English, influenced by Tupac, Alvin Liu shares his ridiculous and unforced views on cultures and countries. ...


Marc Salmon: Salmon & Friends

Marc Salmon: Salmon & Friends

Comedy

Marc Salmon: Salmon & Friends

Comedy

The Three Sisters / The Wee Room
AUG 12-25 at 10:45 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

Marc Salmon: Salmon & Friends 'The No.1 show at the fringe'*. Join Marc Salmon and his comedy friends for a musically sophisticated but comedically accessible (it’s also for dumb dumbs!), brunch time stand up (and music) show. We’ll be tackling the big topics like does Jason Statham actually look like an egg? What’s the best way to deal with a premature mid-life crisis? Can (and should) the music of folk ever be used to woo potential lovers? All these questions and so much more that you didn’t even know that you wanted to know, will perhaps be answered! It’s the perfect way to s...


11:00

The Alternative Book Club

The Alternative Book Club

Comedy

The Alternative Book Club

Comedy

Bar 50 / Upstairs
AUG 1-2, 5, 8-9, 12, 15-16, 19-25 at 11:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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The Alternative Book Club presents an unconventional comedy show about books where there is absolutely NO required reading. Prepare to be entertained – and informed – by a phenomenal line up of award-winning comics and brilliant friends who will be dissecting anything Lit: from John Milton’s Paradise Lost to Kim Kardashian’s Selfie, and everything in between. All hosted by Shirley Halse. “A wonderfully entertaining concept.” - Alex Farrow, director of Jericho Comedy “a quintessential Fringe Experience” - The Scotsman In the past we have been joined by: Micky Overman, Dom Joly, Chelsea B...


Mr. UniWorse

Mr. UniWorse

Comedy

Mr. UniWorse

Comedy

Brass Monkey / The Cinema Room
AUG 1-25 at 11:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Austrian comedian Hubert Mayr takes stock of his life by comparing it to what he believes to be the gold standard for Austrians: Arnold Schwarzenegger's. Whether it's fitness, the move abroad or the quest to make it in the world of entertainment, Hubert managed to do it all in the worst way possible. In his debut hour, he'll try to explore whether maybe becoming the anti-Schwarzenegger is the way to make an impact. ...


Science Magic: Messy Mayhem

Science Magic: Messy Mayhem

Childrens

Science Magic: Messy Mayhem

Childrens

The Three Sisters / Maggie's Front Room
AUG 1-13, 15-20, 22-25 at 11:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Science Magic is coming back to Edinburgh two different science filled, fun shows. Science Magic: Messy Mayhem has a cool bunch of ‘Outdoor Tricks’ from vomiting unicorns to exploding potions. Always exciting and sometimes very messy, learn about science and laugh your pants off while you do. And the best part is all the tricks can be performed by you when you go home. 5***** “This show is a must-see for kids who love science and mess, & a must-see for kids who think science is boring – Donal will prove them wrong.” - Claire Davill, Play & Go Adelaide 4**** "There is a lot of mess. And plent...


Simon Hall - Unhappily Ever After

Simon Hall - Unhappily Ever After

Childrens

Simon Hall - Unhappily Ever After

Childrens

32 Below / Main Cellar
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 11:15 (45 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

PG poetry for the modern age. Fairy tales are ubiquitous. We all know their stories. We especially know their famous last line “and they all lived happily ever after.” But that is not real life… life goes on, it is hard and tough, it is full of unpredictable challenges. In Unhappily Ever After, we follow the lives of 12 fairy tale characters after the end of their story, as they try to return to normality ans day to day life. How does Sleeping Beauty cope with living in a world she barely recognises? How does Jack handle the social media backlash after killing the giant? Can Peter Pan co...



Around the World in 80 Puns

Around the World in 80 Puns

Comedy

Around the World in 80 Puns

Comedy

Bar 50 / The Garden Room
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 11:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Glaswegian comedian and author Iain MacDonald embraces the international aspect of the festival as he takes you on a punventure around the world in this hilarious show in which he has a joke for each and every country. You tell him the country- he'll tell you the joke! And with the aid of his GIANT map and mini globes for the audience, there'll be plenty of opportunities to try and catch him out! ‘ Scotland’s Prince of Puns ‘ Johnny Beattie BBC Radio Scotland UK Pun Championship finalist ( 2017, 2018, 2020, 2022 ) ChampiPUNship runner-up 2019 UK Pun Off Puntest of Champions runne...


3's Comedy: Mornings

3's Comedy: Mornings

Comedy

3's Comedy: Mornings

Comedy

The City Cafe / Las Vegas
AUG 1-25 at 11:15 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

Start your day off with a laugh at 3's Comedy: Mornings. 3's Comedy brings together Adam Knox, Bronwyn Kuss & Peter Jones, three of the rising stars of the new wave of Australian comedy for a whole new hour of hilarious stand-up. They've been seen on TV, they've been heard on the radio and they've been bumped into on public transport on the way to gigs all across the world. Knox, Kuss and Jones are guaranteed to make you laugh....


Myths, Maps and Monsters: Zeus' Birthday Bash!

Myths, Maps and Monsters: Zeus' Birthday Bash!

Childrens

Myths, Maps and Monsters: Zeus' Birthday Bash!

Childrens

The Three Sisters / The Live Room
AUG 19-25 at 11:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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The children of Edinburgh are invited to the birthday of Zeus, King of the Gods! He's two billion years old, but he only looks one billion... (he has a great skincare regime!) But what promises to be a great celebration is tragically cut short, when it turns out the evil Medusa has stolen all the birthday treats! Luckily, our fearless young warriors are up to the task of tracking her down and saving the day! Split into two Greek tribes who will compete in a variety of games and puzzles, the Spartans and the Athenians will navigate a chaotic world of mischievous Gods, wise Goddesses, and fearso...


Drama Chameleon

Drama Chameleon

Comedy

Drama Chameleon

Comedy

32 Below / Little Cellar
AUG 1-11, 14-25 at 11:30 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

“DRAMA CHAMELEON” Join comedian Mike McAlpine on a hilarious, heartfelt and compelling coming-of-age homage to the 80s. Weep tears of laughter as this product of British manliness attempts to resist the flamboyance, sexiness and charm of a decade that gave us Kajagoogoo, Kraftwerk and A Flock of Seagulls. Hot on the heels of last year’s “A Slice of Elvis”, gulp down Mike’s delicious and generous spoonfuls of 80s nostalgia: authentic, hilarious and, best of all, … completely true. Expect an hour of laughs, over-the-top toe-tappers, shoulder pads and painful memories of youth. ...


Alex Berr: How to Kill a Mouse

Alex Berr: How to Kill a Mouse

Comedy

Alex Berr: How to Kill a Mouse

Comedy

Brass Monkey / The Games Room
AUG 1-25 at 11:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Alex Berr doesn’t want to be a scientist anymore. As a teen, she dreamed of curing brain cancer. Years later, while completing her PhD, her mom was diagnosed with the same cancer she had spent her youth studying. This work-in-progress show follows Alex’s highs and lows through her career in science– getting inducted into a scientific secret society! using sex to cope with grief! coming to terms with experimenting on mice! Alex weaves together her experience of her mom’s illness with dark, candid, and silly humor highlighting the complex intertwining of professional expertise and personal exper...


A Chinese and an Indian Walk into a Sweatshop

A Chinese and an Indian Walk into a Sweatshop

Comedy

A Chinese and an Indian Walk into a Sweatshop

Comedy

Kick Ass Cowgate / Fringe Room
AUG 15-25 at 11:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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While in every joke Europeans walk into a bar, a Chinese and an Indian walk into a... sweatshop. (Not) your stereotypical model-immigrants telling the most uproarious jokes! How did a Chinese girl get lost in Europe? How did an Indian guy zigzag across the globe and end up in Portugal? What does it mean to be a minority in the predominantly white and traditional Continental Europe? Come let our hilarious experience strike a chord with you! Join Ash and Xinyi on this unapologetically humorous journey through life, love, and the pursuit of a good laugh at the other end of the continent, accompan...


Olaf Falafel’s Stupidest Super Stupid Show So Far

Olaf Falafel’s Stupidest Super Stupid Show So Far

Childrens

Olaf Falafel’s Stupidest Super Stupid Show So Far

Childrens

The Counting House / The Ballroom
AUG 1-13, 15-19, 22-25 at 11:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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WINNER OF BEST KIDS’ SHOW at the Leicester Comedy Festival. Join comedian and children's author Olaf Falafel for his Stupidest hour of kid's comedy to date. There will be jokes, songs, audience participation and some drawing. Family- friendly frivolity that will leave you feeling a lot less intelligent than when you walked in, from one of the masters of the (stupid) art. Be there or be a dodecahedron. Time Out Top 10 Kids' Shows 2022; Nominated Best Family Show, Leicester Comedy Festival 2023. "A sprawling bungalow of blissful belly laughs.” ★★★★★ Get Your...


Darren Walsh: 3rd Rock from the Pun 2.0

Darren Walsh: 3rd Rock from the Pun 2.0

Comedy

Darren Walsh: 3rd Rock from the Pun 2.0

Comedy

Bar 50 / The Alcove
AUG 14-25 at 11:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Like puns? Like space travel? Like Ai? Join Darren for version 2.0 of this silly show updated with the latest tech, gags and visuals as he takes us on a journey from the origins of life to our place in the universe. Please only come if you like puns, like: “Just told my boss at the observatory that I’ve had enough. No more mister night sky". That kind of thing. 'Punbelievable!' ***** Mirror, WINNER Joke of Edinburgh Fringe, WINNER Joke of Leicester Comedy Festival, "Unstoppable tsunami of stupid puns." - Chortle. ...



Juliette Burton: Going Rogue

Juliette Burton: Going Rogue

Comedy

Juliette Burton: Going Rogue

Comedy

The Counting House / The Lounge
AUG 19-25 at 11:45 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

Geek is the new sexy. As a young nerd Juliette loved to dress up and she loved Rogue from the X-Men - funny, dark past, great costume. Skip to the 2020s and Juliette is ”award-winning comedian and activist” masked in glitter, costumed in sequins. At home she relaxes by reading comic books and dreaming of a version of her she's yet to live. She's realised she has an appetite, for food, for adventure, for more. Her lust for life has frightened others, so she repressed her sexuality, her authenticity and her power. By dressing up as beloved characters, she's uncovered something hidden deep inside...


Alex Mason and Freya McGhee: Comedians in STEM

Alex Mason and Freya McGhee: Comedians in STEM

Comedy

Alex Mason and Freya McGhee: Comedians in STEM

Comedy

The City Cafe / Nineties
AUG 1-25 at 11:55 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Freya McGhee and Alex Mason will be showing you mathematic graphs of their love life, then delving into their frustration with specific lab experiments. All whilst ensuring a chemical bond with the audience. Come along so we can keep denying our degrees weren't a complete waste of money. Freya McGhee is a self-deprecating chemist. Freya has over 15,000 followers on instagram, and has found an audience who love her science related material. She was a Leicester Mercury Finalist 2023, Amused Moose Panel Show Finalist 2021 and tour support for Helen Bauer's 'Grand Supreme Darling' 2023 UK tour....


12:00

Aaaaaaaaaaargh! It's the One Liner Show

Aaaaaaaaaaargh! It's the One Liner Show

Comedy

Aaaaaaaaaaargh! It's the One Liner Show

Comedy

Dropkick Murphys / Main Room
AUG 1-25 at 12:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Enjoy an hour of the best up-and-coming one-liner comedians on the circuit in this celebration of puns, one-liners and wordplay. Hosted by Joke of the Fringe winner 2016, 2021 and 2022 Masai Graham....


Moni Zhang: Asian Daddy, Dead / Dark Comedy

Moni Zhang: Asian Daddy, Dead / Dark Comedy

Comedy

Moni Zhang: Asian Daddy, Dead / Dark Comedy

Comedy

The Counting House / The Attic
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

Emerging from the ashes of her father's death, Moni Zhang brings you a dark and hilarious comedy show that will leave you gasping for air. With twisted and taboo humor, she makes light of her traumatic past, mental-health struggles and her relationship with her dead daddy. If you have a dark sense of humor, this is definitely a show for you!...


Ryan Mold: Mold: Before I Die

Ryan Mold: Mold: Before I Die

Comedy

Ryan Mold: Mold: Before I Die

Comedy

The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap
AUG 1-25 at 12:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Ryan Mold returns to the Edinburgh Comedy Festival with his brand new debut hour. Turning everyday observations & mishaps into side-splitting tales, this show promises an hour of fun & laughter. He has quickly established himself as a rising star in the comedy circuit, known for his charismatic stage presence & razor-sharp comedic prowess. His ability to find humour in everyday situations & connect with audiences of all ages & backgrounds has garnered him widespread acclaim. ‘Absolutely brilliant’ – Nick Helm ‘Such a great MC’ – Cally Beaton ‘Great stage presence and a very ...


Decomposing, Live

Decomposing, Live

Comedy

Decomposing, Live

Comedy

The Three Sisters / The Wee Room
AUG 1-25 at 12:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Bristol-bred, Barcelona-based Alec Snook is decomposing, live. Join him for his debut solo show, a joyously absurd journey that takes a light (and sometimes dark) -hearted look at our fleeting passage through this life and the celebratory nature with which to manage slow decline. Having performed in the UK, Europe, at festivals in Glasgow and Edinburgh, and reaching the final of the Barcelona International Comedy Festival, Snook's topics swing as wildly as his mental state, covering themes such as loss; colourblindness; royal funerals; narrowboat tragedies; and the crushing weight of rep...


Post-Soviet Upbringing

Post-Soviet Upbringing

Comedy

Post-Soviet Upbringing

Comedy

West Port Oracle / Flight Club
AUG 14-25 at 12:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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It’s a journey to the verge of the abyss and back. I tell the story as it begun - a dorky chubby kid born out of the Cold War era “darkness” of the USSR goes on to witness the rebirth of his homeland through the edgy yet sheepishly silly 90’s to become a double college degree sporting college professor and school teacher who moonlights as a bouncer. As my first night club shift boss used to say “King Kong ain’t got shit on me!” Welcome to the “rocky road” of a Eastern-European youth on his way to “greatness”, silently hoping that the watery cliffs at the harbour will not be the end of the j...


45 Degrees of Perspiration

45 Degrees of Perspiration

Comedy

45 Degrees of Perspiration

Comedy

Bar 50 / Upstairs
AUG 19-25 at 12:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Prepare for a great show full of laughter and enlightenment as comedian Ben Harrington tackles one of the most pressing issues of our time in his latest comedy show, "45 Degrees of Perspiration" Ben Harrington fearlessly delves into the complexities of climate change, offering a fresh perspective on the serious subject matter through the lens of humour. The show promises to deliver a blend of clever observations, witty anecdotes, and funny commentary that will leave the audience both amused but also informed while raising awareness about the global environmental crisis. ...



Irish Comedy Showcase

Irish Comedy Showcase

Comedy

Irish Comedy Showcase

Comedy

Brass Monkey / The Cinema Room
AUG 1-25 at 12:15 (55 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Some of the best Irish comedians are coming! A mix of acts, who are performing their solo shows at the Fringe, doing their best club sets, and visiting comedians looking to go a bit weird for a few days....


2.7 Men

2.7 Men

Comedy

2.7 Men

Comedy

The Counting House / The Loft
AUG 11-25 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

These three rising stars of the London comedy circuit have come to Edinburgh to do two things: blow their life savings on an Airbnb again and perform an hour of mind-melting stand-up comedy. And guess what? Their direct debit's just gone through... Join Louis George (Leicester Square Theatre New Act of the Year 2023 & Komedia New Act of the Year 2024 semi-finalist); Will Scambler (Chortle Student Comedy finalist); and Louisa Corr (as seen in This Time with Alan Partridge) for this tantalising triple bill. There's something for everyone! And, thanks to the gender pay gap, you've got 3 acts for ...


Science Magic: Crazy Gadgets

Science Magic: Crazy Gadgets

Childrens

Science Magic: Crazy Gadgets

Childrens

The Three Sisters / Maggie's Front Room
AUG 1-13, 15-20, 22-25 at 12:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Science Magic is coming back to Edinburgh two different science filled, fun shows. Science Magic: Crazy Gadgets has a cool bunch of fun gadgets from potato guns to giant smoke cannons. Always exciting and sometimes very messy, learn about science and laugh your pants off while you do. And the best part is all the tricks can be performed by you when you go home. 5***** "Completely engaging with belly laughs included, it’s an unmissable show" The Advertiser 4**** “Refreshing to see great stunts and to hear about the science of how they work.” - Clayton Werner, The Clothesline ...


Aidan Jones - Stories

Aidan Jones - Stories

Comedy

Aidan Jones - Stories

Comedy

The City Cafe / Las Vegas
AUG 1-25 at 12:30 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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A few years ago I got punched in the face by a lady on the train. When I was 8 my grandpa killed my pet rabbit. I got fired from a job for making fun of our clients on my podcast. Funny stories, told on stage by a very serious and important man. (me) “Punchlines that will leave you laughing for days on end... This is what a well-crafted comedy set looks like!” - ★★★★★ (The Adelaide Advertiser) Nominated for Best Show in the ISH Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2023 (long-list) "One of the cleverest minds on the Aussie comedy circuit." - ★★★★...


MATES: The Improvised 90s Sitcom

MATES: The Improvised 90s Sitcom

Comedy

MATES: The Improvised 90s Sitcom

Comedy

The Three Sisters / The Live Room
AUG 19-25 at 12:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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It’s New York City. It’s the ‘90s. And this is a brand-new sitcom - completely improvised from your suggestions! Inspired by classic TV such as Seinfeld, Frasier and Friends, could this show BE any funnier? From some of the comedians behind the award-winning Lying Together and CSI: Crime Scene Improvisation. Best Improv Show Edinburgh Fringe 2022 - Theatre Weekly. **** “Uproarious improvised comedy. The three actors have a masterful handle of comedy. The sheer joy that the performers channel into the show is wonderful to behold.” A Younger Theatre **** “Extremely quick and funny. The chem...


10 Pound Baby

10 Pound Baby

Comedy

10 Pound Baby

Comedy

32 Below / Main Cellar
AUG 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 12:45 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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The average C-section in the USA costs £25-40K, but you can just squat one out in the back like a feral cat for FREE! Comedian and skinflint Leah Renee returns to Fringe with a new hour about the price of believing in yourself. Show reviewers called it 'Funny, daring and quite surprising in places' with 'laugh out loud moments...wryness, poignancy, shock and tenderness' (EdFringeReview.co.uk)....


Jeanette Wheatley: Imported Cheesehead

Jeanette Wheatley: Imported Cheesehead

Comedy

Jeanette Wheatley: Imported Cheesehead

Comedy

Brass Monkey / The Games Room
AUG 15-19 at 12:45 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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This hilarious hour will cover a couple of decades of adventures as a fish-out-of-water around the globe, culminating in the exotic locale of Wakefield, West Yorkshire. If you've ever wondered what it's like to be on the last flight out of Tanzania before the borders closed or whether there are illegal cheese markets in Tottenham, this is the show for you. And if you haven't, it will still be a barrel of laughs!...


Adam Bromley: Happy Accidents

Adam Bromley: Happy Accidents

Comedy

Adam Bromley: Happy Accidents

Comedy

Kick Ass Cowgate / Fringe Room
AUG 1-25 at 12:45 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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Adam Bromley,2 x Sony Award winning comedy producer brings his debut hour to the fringe. Adam knew he had to make some major lifestyle changes but couldn’t find the willpower. Fate intervened in the strangest of ways. This is a comedy show about those happy accidents that shape our lives for the better. In this debut solo hour show, Adam explores the chaos that lurks behind our ordered lives. He thought his life was going well – then it was turned upside down – almost losing everything : his home, his marriage and his career. Yet he was saved in part by happy accidents that led him from despai...



Jenny Collier: The Title of the Show is the Sound of a Burp

Jenny Collier: The Title of the Show is the Sound of a Burp

Comedy

Jenny Collier: The Title of the Show is the Sound of a Burp

Comedy

The Three Sisters / Maggie's Chamber
AUG 15-25 at 12:45 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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Jenny is an award winning, court case fighting (no spoilers), welsh stand up comedian. She is established on the festival and club circuit in the UK and around the world and makes regular appearances on podcasts such as Loremen, Drunk Women Solving Crime, What's upset you now?, Why is Harriet Crying? and many more. This year's show will cover the latest on her burp journey, her post covid glow down, pair rings and a legal battle about how rude she is....


3's Comedy: Afternoons

3's Comedy: Afternoons

Comedy

3's Comedy: Afternoons

Comedy

The City Cafe / Hollywood
AUG 1-25 at 12:50 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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You’ve had a big lunch, now have a big laugh at 3’s Comedy: Afternoons. Featuring Adam Knox, Ben Searle & Jordan Barr, three of the best of the new wave of Australian comedians at the festival. They've done stand-up on television, they've won awards, they've written for TV, they've sold out shows, they've gigged around the world and now they've arrived in Edinburgh to do comedy for you!...


13:00

Loose Lips by Lucy Frederick

Loose Lips by Lucy Frederick

Theatre

Loose Lips by Lucy Frederick

Theatre

32 Below / Little Cellar
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 13:00 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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OMG have you heard...? Jill and Jackie sit down to work with every intention of not indulging their terrible addiction to talking about their co-workers. But Pheme on reception told Jill something HUGE and she can't contain it any more. And Jackie will just DIE when she finds out... or at least... someone will. A new play by Lucy Frederick about the epic joy (and dangers) of gossip. Cast - Stephanie Laing Robyn Perkins Praise for previous plays - "Moving and macabre - like Alan Bennet meets Tales of the Unexpected" **** The Scotsman ...


Mark Row: Don't You Know Who I Am?

Mark Row: Don't You Know Who I Am?

Comedy

Mark Row: Don't You Know Who I Am?

Comedy

Freddy's / Band Room
AUG 1-25 at 13:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets on Sale Soon

Whilst the lifestyle of the rich and the famous may appeal to many, it can't all be red carpets, celebrity parties and cosy chats on 'Loose Women', can it? This new show takes a sideways look at fame and examines why so many people seem to crave a life in the spotlight, delving into some of the more bizarre stories of people who have found themselves in the public eye, and exploring the highs and lows of living your life with the whole world watching on. Over the course of one hour this show attempts to tackle all the big questions about fame like 'How would you cope with the paparazzi?''Wh...


After the Bell on the Last Day of School

After the Bell on the Last Day of School

Comedy

After the Bell on the Last Day of School

Comedy

Home Bar / Basement
AUG 1-25 at 13:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Teachers and students alike know the feeling all too well. Just get through this last History class, then it's time to let loose on school holidays. Ty has met some wild teachers in his time, and might be up there with the wildest. Trying to keep a facade of professionalism at school when you spend your spare time getting caught in dubious travel situations, waking up in gutters and hiding from students at music festivals is, funnily enough, a full-time job. An hour of stories and jokes from Ty's time as a teacher, both inside and outside of the classroom. "His internal dialogue and i...


Board Game Smackdown

Board Game Smackdown

Comedy

Board Game Smackdown

Comedy

The Counting House / The Ballroom
AUG 1-13, 15-25 at 13:00 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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The cult hit is back! The funniest Fringe performers play board/card/party games live on stage. Hosted by award-winning comedian and UK board game champion James Cook. See website for line-ups and clips....


UK Pun Off

UK Pun Off

Comedy

UK Pun Off

Comedy

The City Cafe / Nineties
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 13:10 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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The hit online show The UK Pun Off has made the transition to a LIVE show and is coming back to Edinburgh! 4 top comics will have 3 jokes on 5 different topics and it is up to the audience to decide the winner of each round to crown the winner. We also look for the audience's best puns on each of the topics to be read out at the end of each round and prizes are up for grabs for the audience member with the best pun. Be sure to check out our past episodes on YouTube @ukpunoff to get you prepared for the hottest pun show on the planet! The QR codes from the flyers will direct you to...


Aaaaaaaaaaargh! It's 101 Clean Jokes in 30 Minutes

Aaaaaaaaaaargh! It's 101 Clean Jokes in 30 Minutes

Comedy

Aaaaaaaaaaargh! It's 101 Clean Jokes in 30 Minutes

Comedy

Dropkick Murphys / Main Room
AUG 1-25 at 13:15 (30 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Expect punchy puns, outstanding one-liners and wizardry wordplay in this 3.3 laughs-per-minute bonanza, featuring Award-winning gag merchant and three-time Joke of the Fringe winner, Masai Graham as he delivers a show with over 100 clean jokes in half an hour with the help of other one liner comedians. Expect punchy puns, outstanding one-liners and wizardry wordplay in this 3.3 laughs-per-minute bonanza. 'Annoyingly good' (Gary Delaney). ...



Sid Singh: Table For One

Sid Singh: Table For One

Comedy

Sid Singh: Table For One

Comedy

The Counting House / The Lounge
AUG 1-25 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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Comedian and Human Rights advocate Sid Singh (BBC, NBC, Comedy Central, iUmor) returns with a new hit show that has sold out all over Europe and Asia. After helping the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies win AGAIN at the Supreme Court through his comedy tours (seriously, we don't get it exactly either) Sid continues to travel all over Europe via train and couch to raise money for refugees all over the world. His new message? The power of shame and how to shame people with power! As an Indian disappointment to his parents and an alumni of a Catholic high school, Sid is an expert of failing t...


4 Funny Feckers

4 Funny Feckers

Comedy

4 Funny Feckers

Comedy

The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap
AUG 1-25 at 13:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Return of the craic! 4 Funny Feckers, a sell-out Fringe favourite, is hosted by cheeky Irish comic Wes Dalton, an Irish charmer who has cheekiness and likeability down to a tee. One of London's most popular stand-up comedy nights, we showcase four fantastic comedians daily from Ireland and beyond. Devour the best of the fest for lunch. At the 2017 Fringe, Wes managed to convince a Dutchman to propose to his girlfriend on stage. The video went viral and the following year they returned to 4 Funny Feckers on their honeymoon. Different acts daily. Keep coming back!...


Laughing stock

Laughing stock

Comedy

Laughing stock

Comedy

The Three Sisters / The Wee Room
AUG 1-25 at 13:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets available soon

Laughing stock returns come and see 5 of the best comedians previous acts live at the Apollo stars bgt stars come and see established pro or a star of the future...


Prize Hog

Prize Hog

Comedy

Prize Hog

Comedy

West Port Oracle / Flight Club
AUG 19-25 at 13:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets available soon

It’s a standup comedy show about a lot of things, including rock climbing, Riverdance OCD, male eating disorders, Miss Piggy, and finding your sense of self when you feel like your identity is stuck between two places. Prize Hog is a show for people who feel like the most beautiful girl in the world, but the ugliest person in the room. ...


Movies Through an Irish Lens

Movies Through an Irish Lens

Comedy

Movies Through an Irish Lens

Comedy

Bar 50 / Upstairs
AUG 1-2, 5, 8-9, 12, 15-16, 19-25 at 13:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Movies through an Irish lens- Terry O' Neill is a comedian and an actor. He has been in films, but so far not to many people have wanted to see them. Marty Scorsese wont return his calls and Quentin has changed his phone number. Despite these set backs he ploughs on head- first pursuing his dream of becoming an established film actor. Films were the first great love of Terry's life, and the first cut is the deepest, ever since his Dad let him watch taxi driver, aged 6, he has been smitten by the silver screen. What is it that draws us all to cinema? Is it escapism from the mundanity of ...


Peter E Davidson: Manifest Density

Peter E Davidson: Manifest Density

Comedy

Peter E Davidson: Manifest Density

Comedy

The Counting House / The Attic
AUG 1-19, 21-25 at 13:30 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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Top Derry comedian Peter E Davidson returns with a brand new comedy show for 2024. 'MANIFEST DENSITY' - A guide to comedy, success and how to maintain positive self belief especially when everyone keeps telling you that you're brilliant at everything you've ever done ever. Yes, that's right. 'MANIFEST DENSITY' the ultimate guide to 'showing off' and 'thinking you're all that.' So if you want to reach a higher plane, learn how to fake it until you forget what it was you were originally faking, release your inner tensions or just learn how to be as gorgeously brilliant and successful as P...


Dom Hutchins - The Big Issues

Dom Hutchins - The Big Issues

Comedy

Dom Hutchins - The Big Issues

Comedy

The Raging Bull / Cellar
AUG 14-25 at 13:30 (45 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Dom Hutchins - The Big Issues": Embark on a compelling comedy adventure with Dom Hutchins at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival! In 'The Big Issues,' Dom navigates political and social structures, wielding stand-up as a potent tool. Living with cerebral palsy, he fearlessly challenges stereotypes, infusing his humour with captivating insights. A rising star since 2019, Dom has graced esteemed showcases at the Edinburgh Fringe, including 'Doing Bits at the 3 Sisters' and 'Disabled Cants.' Starting from the Laughing Horse Comedy Course, Dom has ascended through competitions like Beat the Frog W...


Adventures! Journey Through Dungeons with Dragons

Adventures! Journey Through Dungeons with Dragons

Childrens

Adventures! Journey Through Dungeons with Dragons

Childrens

The Three Sisters / Maggie's Front Room
AUG 1-13, 15-20, 22-25 at 13:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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From the creator of Science Magic comes a comedy roleplaying show where the audience partakes in an adventure themselves. Three lucky adventurers will embark on a randomly generated quest with goblins, wizards and maybe a dragon or two. Will they sneak past the enemy? Or dive into battle? You decide! Spinning wheels, rolling dice, audience voting! Every show is different in this action-packed choose-your-own-adventure type game. A fun, family-friendly, fantasy show. Weapons and wits at the ready. The adventure is about to begin. Recommended age 7+...



A Crowdwork Hour

A Crowdwork Hour

Comedy

A Crowdwork Hour

Comedy

Bar 50 / The Garden Room
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 13:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Raul Kohli returns for a fourth year with his sell-out cult hit! No material, no plan, no sad bit at the 45th minute where his pet chinchilla dies... Just one hour of straight improvised comedy based on who the audience are and what the audience tell him! ***** - The Guardian Best of the Fringe 2023 - Distractify One of The Best Comedians in England...


Ashley Haden Presents Crosswords

Ashley Haden Presents Crosswords

Comedy

Ashley Haden Presents Crosswords

Comedy

The Counting House / The Loft
AUG 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 13:45 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

Crosswords is exactly what is says. Top comedians angry about the news and top comedians and the audience doing the crossword. Get the anger, get the clues and get the laughs. ...


14:00

10 Things They Hate About Me

10 Things They Hate About Me

Comedy

10 Things They Hate About Me

Comedy

Brass Monkey / The Games Room
AUG 18-25 at 14:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Shinanne Higgins by name shenanigans by nature. When it comes to relationships, Shinanne is ALL about the D...disappointment! She has NEVER been in love! Shinanne is a single, 40 year old "lady" on a journey of reflection. Her eggs are hanging on like contestants on Gladiators, see, even her cultural references are old! She grew up in 90's Ireland in a world of romance novels and rom coms, but her relationships include the guy who "didn't kiss" and the one who "couldn't get her a birthday present because he had a hole in his shoe". Her "type" has been alcoholics with Mommy issues, that look ...


An Irish Goodbye

An Irish Goodbye

Comedy

An Irish Goodbye

Comedy

Dropkick Murphys / Main Room
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 14:00 (50 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Top Irish comedians Aideen McQueen and Eddie Mullarkey team up to bring you an hour of electric laughs. A mix of storytelling and sharp observational comedy, these two stand ups joke about relationships, sex, drinking/not drinking, Millennial Madness, marriage, dog ownership, Dating apps, travel and adventure, a few words in their mother tongue (not English) and a whole lot more. Eddie and Aideen have gigged together all over the world, from Fermanagh to Frankfurt, from Leicester and the lesser known town of Tuam. They’ve performed stand up together on Irish television in the Craic Den Co...


Angel Comedy Showcase

Angel Comedy Showcase

Comedy

Angel Comedy Showcase

Comedy

Kick Ass Cowgate / Fringe Room
AUG 1-25 at 14:00 (55 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Award-winning Angel Comedy (Repeated "Best Venue in UK" Award Winner) brings a whole new showcase of acts to Edinburgh for the 8th year - after 7 sell-out years! Award-winning comedians and the best new acts, free! Watch the stars of the future, for free. Or book ahead to guarantee entry. Time Out recommended and Top 10 on TripAdvisor ...


Game On 4 – Boss Level

Game On 4 – Boss Level

Childrens

Game On 4 – Boss Level

Childrens

The Three Sisters / Maggie's Chamber
AUG 1-21, 23-25 at 14:00 (50 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Matty Grey is heading back to GAME LAND one final time. Joined by an elite team of gamers, Matty and the audience must battle their way through 5 Boss levels to get to the MEGA BOSS OF ALL VIDEO GAMES. 'Boss Level' pits the best video game VILLIANS from past, present and future against the audience in a series of live action games. ★★★★★ "Matty’s energy means the show flies by quickly, and before you know it, you’ll be leaving the theatre with the stage littered with nerf bullets" Play and Go ...


200 Puns In 1 Hour with Roger Swift

200 Puns In 1 Hour with Roger Swift

Comedy

200 Puns In 1 Hour with Roger Swift

Comedy

The City Cafe / Hollywood
AUG 1-25 at 14:05 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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The comedic prop pun lunatic Roger Swift shoots out 200 puns in 1 hour! With his trademark crazy homemade props, audio cues and powerpoint slides. Expect corny jokes and silliness; with no theme besides wordplay. DO NOT expect someone taking himself seriously. Dave's Best Gag of the Fringe list 2016 & 2023...


2 White Guys Rapping: Whose Rhyme is it Anyway?

2 White Guys Rapping: Whose Rhyme is it Anyway?

Comedy

2 White Guys Rapping: Whose Rhyme is it Anyway?

Comedy

32 Below / Main Cellar
AUG 15-25 at 14:15 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

Award-winning performer, Daniel Delby is a comedian who can rap, while Acclaimed MC Macshane is a rapper who can make jokes. Together, this A.D.D Duo combine their talented improvisational skills to generate electric, engaging and highly entertaining Freestyle Comedy. Every single show is original and different as they battle it out to cleverly outwit each other using your topics and suggestions to create hilarious improvised raps. If you've never experienced freestyle comedy before... You will not be able to stop laughing as your jaw hits the floor! So, Whose Rhyme is it any...



The Asian Comedy Showcase

The Asian Comedy Showcase

Comedy

The Asian Comedy Showcase

Comedy

The Pear Tree / Main Room
AUG 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 14:15 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

From the East to Edinburgh, it's The Asian Comedy Showcase! Back for a second year, catch some of the best Asian acts (and one token white person) from all over the world! Our acts have been seen on the BBC, Comedy Central, Netflix and various Asian TV Channels you won't recognize! Line-up changes every day, and regularly hosted by Sam See! (Singapore, **** - Fest Mag) If you don't watch this show, you're probably racist! [For legal reasons you are not but still, come to be on the safe side.] ...


Kimberly Policella and Kim Hope: Is That Not Normal?

Kimberly Policella and Kim Hope: Is That Not Normal?

Comedy

Kimberly Policella and Kim Hope: Is That Not Normal?

Comedy

The City Cafe / Nineties
AUG 1-25 at 14:25 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

In mid-2023, an American and an Australian walked into a London pub - and a dynamic comedy alliance was formed. In “Is That Not Normal?”, their debut show (premiering at Brighton Fringe), Kimberly and Kim will share their infectious humour and strategies for living a happy life, despite feeling like the Universe is continually pranking them. Kimberly Policella: The UK’s only Texas Barbie - if Barbie had married every man who proposed and had three kids - Kimberly makes it her business to share all the wisdom acquired by making lots of bad decisions using her talent for never thinking things...


Stories from the Office of a Sex Dungeon

Stories from the Office of a Sex Dungeon

Comedy

Stories from the Office of a Sex Dungeon

Comedy

32 Below / Little Cellar
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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A BDSM dungeon is only as good as its staff: the dommes, the subs, and of course, the manager. In order to fund her dreams when starting out in standup comedy in New York City, Katharyn Henson worked a day job as the manager of a BDSM dungeon. From her desk in the office of the dungeon, Katharyn served as the conduit between clients and her co-workers, becoming immersed within a world often judged and misunderstood and experiencing real stories involving the brilliant, funny, and flawed people that shape such an unconventional workplace....


Stand-up Philosophy

Stand-up Philosophy

Comedy

Stand-up Philosophy

Comedy

The Counting House / The Ballroom
AUG 1-25 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

Comedians explore big ideas through stand-up comedy. Hosted by former philosophy teacher Alex Farrow: 'Perfect' ***** (Scotsman), 'Packs a philosophical punch' ***** (Student). Each day different guest comics investigate timeless themes. Previous topics have included love, happiness, evil, nature and power. The host and audience have the chance to ask questions after each performer with thought-provoking and hilarious results. 'Ingenious' **** (BingeFringe.com)....


101 Comedy Club – Free

101 Comedy Club – Free

Comedy

101 Comedy Club – Free

Comedy

The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap
AUG 1-25 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

'Funny. Fast. Free' **** (ThreeWeeks). Each night sees four experienced acts performing. All our comedians have been hand-picked from an ethical, fair-trade farm where they've been grown in only the finest organic dog poo. All our fart jokes are sustainable due to our unique carbon offset scheme. Each time one of us blows off, a tree is planted in Dagenham, Essex. ...


Aalex Mandel-Dallal: As She Lives and Breathes

Aalex Mandel-Dallal: As She Lives and Breathes

Comedy

Aalex Mandel-Dallal: As She Lives and Breathes

Comedy

The Three Sisters / The Wee Room
AUG 14-25 at 14:30 (45 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Here she is! Join Aalex, one of London’s most exciting comics, for her work in progress telling tales of her pigeon enemies, self-mastering her shortcomings and giving advice nobody should take. Watch her ask, 'to kid, or not to kid, is that the question?' as she experienced the crazy scientific thing women in these times can do now: egg freezing. The very honest whys, hows and now whats? With dramatic tales of what went wrong thrown in. For people of all ages and genders curious enough. Be prepared to cross your legs and attempt to protect your ovaries, whether you have them or not. Deta...


Buzzwords Comedy Bingo

Buzzwords Comedy Bingo

Comedy

Buzzwords Comedy Bingo

Comedy

West Port Oracle / Flight Club
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 14:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Four top comedians try to beat the buzzwords in this hilarious and exciting comedy gameshow. But, YOU can win prizes too by playing the comedy bingo! All you need to do is cross the words off your card as the comics say them to win prizes! It's Bingo - but comical ...


Dan Fardell: Don't Look Back

Dan Fardell: Don't Look Back

Comedy

Dan Fardell: Don't Look Back

Comedy

Bar 50 / Upstairs
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 14:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Join Brighton comedy stalwart and regular host of On The Edge comedy, Dan Fardell, in his new hour of stand-up, in which he tells a very personal story that we can all relate to, about finally facing up to our fears and outdoing ourselves. Enjoy the trademark, gag-heavy style that has made him a favourite with audiences around the country. This is certain to be a touching, uplifting, relatable, but mostly hilarious hour! "One of the best new joke-writers I've seen in ages. He has so many lines that make you think 'I wish I'd thought of that'" - Romesh Ranganathan "Writing with the effi...



Two Guys One Pub

Two Guys One Pub

Comedy

Two Guys One Pub

Comedy

Brass Monkey / The Cinema Room
AUG 1-13, 15-25 at 14:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Fresh off the back of their last show 'The Youngish Offenders', Richy Sheehy and Mark O'Keeffe bring you their new best hour 'That's a bit Irish' 'This guy is going places' - Mark Normand 'Cork's finest export' Red FM 'Genius' - BBC Radio One 'These guys are going to be f***ing huge' - David McSavage ...


Cyclopath – Stand-Up and Songs

Cyclopath – Stand-Up and Songs

Comedy

Cyclopath – Stand-Up and Songs

Comedy

The Counting House / The Lounge
AUG 1-25 at 14:45 (55 min) - Free & Unticketed

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Dion Owen is a professional Canadian comedian and true Cyclopath. This years show is a mix of honed club material and improvised songs. He's been performing for over a decade and has headlined in 10+ countries. He's been featured on TV, at numerous fringes and a bevvy of international festivals. So come laugh at the clever, mundane, silly and absurd. Or, if enough cyclists show up, hear bike propaganda thinly veiled as punchlines! "A comedian on the cusp of greatness". - National Post...


1001 Normal Dysfunctional Families

1001 Normal Dysfunctional Families

Comedy

1001 Normal Dysfunctional Families

Comedy

The Raging Bull / Cellar
AUG 1-25 at 14:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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A comedy game show where 4 comedians will battle each other using their childhood trauma and the audience will decide which one of them had the worst parents (Sold-out run Edinburgh Fringe 2023) The show is structured in 3 rounds: Round 1 5 minute stand-up set about family and childhood. Round 2 There will be prepared scenarios containing "a location" and "a subject" and our comedians will have to improvise a "family fight(argue)" scene based on the notes. The battles will be 1v1 and the audience will decide who goes in the last round Round 3 Similar to the game "Scenes We'd like to se...


The Early Late Show

The Early Late Show

Chat Shows

The Early Late Show

Chat Shows

The Three Sisters / Maggie's Front Room
AUG 2-25 at 14:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets from £5

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Join Fringe-favourite comedian Vladimir McTavish and a daily guest host for the return of the Fringe's sell-out chat and comedy show – with big laughs about the latest Fringe and world news, and top comedy guests selected from venues around the festival. Each day there's the best in stand-up comedy, scintillating conversation and comics taking part in The Early Late Show comedy challenges. There's something for everyone – it's a cross between The Late Show, The Mash Report and It's A Royal Knockout, in the afternoon, in an upstairs cellar. And Pay-What-You-Can entry!...


15:00

The Cripple Monologue

The Cripple Monologue

Comedy

The Cripple Monologue

Comedy

Bar 50 / The Garden Room
AUG 19-25 at 15:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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This show from Saoirse Smith (The Cripple Monologues) shows the funny side of what it's like to be disabled. She will make you laugh with her unique funny stories. ...


2 Wongs and a White

2 Wongs and a White

Comedy

2 Wongs and a White

Comedy

Eastside / Karaoke Room
AUG 1-24 at 15:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Get ready to laugh with Two Wongs and A White: a stand-up comedy show featuring Australia’s funniest comedians. Each night, Jenny Tian, Patrick Golamco and Nick Schuller bring you the best of Australian humour. They’ve been on TV, toured internationally, sold out festival runs and written for telly. "delivery is spot-on"- ★★★★½ - Theatre Matters "perfectly timed" ★★★★½ - The Age ★★★★★ - The Scotsman...


Gary Lynch: Middle Age Came Quick

Gary Lynch: Middle Age Came Quick

Comedy

Gary Lynch: Middle Age Came Quick

Comedy

The City Cafe / Las Vegas
AUG 1-25 at 15:00 (55 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Does anybody else think that there must be a clerical mistake on their birth certificate? How on EARTH am I sixty, when 25 minutes ago I was starting secondary school, noticing that girls smelled better than boys, and that colour televisions existed??????? We'll be looking at all those milestones and landmarks that only now we realise measure our paths from childhood to THIS. And how they all happened without us even noticing till it's too late....


Sameer Katz: Whether Conditions

Sameer Katz: Whether Conditions

Comedy

Sameer Katz: Whether Conditions

Comedy

The Counting House / The Attic
AUG 1-25 at 15:00 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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Sameer's gotten to the age where everyone who says they love him seem to want something in return. Money, babies, his unending devotion! What happened to unconditional love? A Cambridge PhD dropout, Sameer uses his keen observational talent to poke fun at family, friendship and relationships. A comedy veteran, Sameer has performed across the UK, America and the world. Previous shows have sold out so be sure to get tickets to avoid disappointment! "A laugh-packed way to spend an hour" (The Scotsman). "A Seinfeld-Lite line in relatable observational comedy" (Chortle). **** (Deadline News). Two j...



Darren Walsh: New Puns

Darren Walsh: New Puns

Comedy

Darren Walsh: New Puns

Comedy

The Three Sisters / The Live Room
AUG 19-25 at 15:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Join award-winning punslinger Darren Walsh fresh from his appearance on Comic Relief, as he road-tests new jokes, with some old jokes thrown in for good measure. Please don't come if you don't like puns, like: My Scottish girlfriend got drunk on Martini Extra Dry. I couldn’t believe the stuff that came out of vermouth and Tom Holland is short for Thomas Netherlands or my boss only hires people who hate Blur. He’s Oasist. That kind of thing. 'Punbelievable!' ***** (Mirror); Winner Joke of Edinburgh Fringe; Winner Joke of Leicester Comedy Festival; 'Human Pun Machine.' (Maya Jama). ...


Aaaaaaaaaaargh! It's 101 Naughty Jokes in 30 Minutes

Aaaaaaaaaaargh! It's 101 Naughty Jokes in 30 Minutes

Comedy

Aaaaaaaaaaargh! It's 101 Naughty Jokes in 30 Minutes

Comedy

Dropkick Murphys / Main Room
AUG 1-25 at 15:15 (30 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Expect punchy puns, outstanding one-liners and wizardry wordplay in this 3.3 laughs-per-minute bonanza, featuring Award-winning gag merchant and three-time Joke of the Fringe winner, Masai Graham as he delivers a show with over 100 naughty jokes in half an hour with the help of other one liner comedians. Expect punchy puns, outstanding one-liners and wizardry wordplay in this 3.3 laughs-per-minute bonanza. 'Annoyingly good' (Gary Delaney). ...


Best of Edinburgh Fringe Comedy: Afternoon Show

Best of Edinburgh Fringe Comedy: Afternoon Show

Comedy

Best of Edinburgh Fringe Comedy: Afternoon Show

Comedy

Kick Ass Cowgate / Fringe Room
AUG 1-25 at 15:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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A revolving line-up of some of the best established and up-and-coming comedians from around the Fringe in an afternoon show full of fun and laughter. It's the perfect way to start your comedy Fringe day. 'A comedy smorgasbord' ★★★★ (GreatScott.media). 'A fine set of comics, who entertained everyone in the room' (Rip It Up)....


Comedy with an Accent

Comedy with an Accent

Comedy

Comedy with an Accent

Comedy

The Counting House / The Loft
AUG 13-25 at 15:15 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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Comedy with an accent - comedy with a different point of view! The beloved comedy compilation show returns to Edinburgh Fringe after its popular run in 2022. Curated by your mischievous Taiwanese comedian Kuan-wen, the show features comedians who are non-native English speakers and a silly foreign tune guessing game. Enjoy jokes from different cultural perspective - you may also become very good at understanding your colleagues on international conference calls! ...


Laughing Horse CLEAN Pick of the Fringe

Laughing Horse CLEAN Pick of the Fringe

Comedy

Laughing Horse CLEAN Pick of the Fringe

Comedy

The Three Sisters / Maggie's Chamber
AUG 2-25 at 15:16 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets from £5

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The Pick of the Fringe has been a hit show at the Fringe for 20 years, an annual selection of the best in stand-up comedy in Edinburgh. And now this clean version has arrived! It's the same succulent smorgasbord of fantastically funny stand-up comedy headliners chosen from around the Fringe, with the rude bits taken out, so suitable for everyone! With four different comics daily, and it's Pay What You Can entry! 'Cracking comedy selection' ★★★★★ (Cream of the Fringe). ★★★★ (List). ★★★★ (BroadwayBaby.com)...


Michelle Ahern: We've Had A Good Run

Michelle Ahern: We've Had A Good Run

Comedy

Michelle Ahern: We've Had A Good Run

Comedy

Eastside / The Den
AUG 12-25 at 15:20 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Her husband’s affair changed everything. One minute you’re a wife and step-mum, living in Australia. Next thing, you’re naked, eating soup in Spain. WTF happened and why is someone trying to sue her? Buckle-up for this gob-smacking true story as Australian comedian and storyteller, Michelle Ahern, attempts to unpack the past two years of her life. ...


Peter Jones - Cannot Fail

Peter Jones - Cannot Fail

Comedy

Peter Jones - Cannot Fail

Comedy

The City Cafe / Hollywood
AUG 1-25 at 15:20 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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I’m Australian, but I live over here now. I’ve performed stand-up on the TV series Comedy Up Late (it’s on the ABC in Australia), I also appeared on the Netflix series Why Are You Like This? (I do not have many lines, but I assure you I am in it), I wrote for a few TV shows in Australia that you won’t know but paid me money to write jokes. Since moving to the UK I’ve won the 2023 Beat the Frog World Series (screened on NextUp), oh and before leaving Australia I was named the Kings of Comedy Comedian of the Year for 2022, which was pretty nice. What else? The show? It’ll be forty-five minute...


Mark Nicholas: This Is Not the Autistic You Are Looking For

Mark Nicholas: This Is Not the Autistic You Are Looking For

Comedy

Mark Nicholas: This Is Not the Autistic You Are Looking For

Comedy

Bar 50 / The Alcove
AUG 14-25 at 15:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Winner of the ND Review Disability Champions Award and the Amateo Award 2022 brings his debut show to EdFringe. Mark is NOT your typical autist; he's rubbish at maths, he can't card count and, unlike Dustin Hoffman's Rainman, he’s NOT an "excellent driver". Come and find out how Mark did NOT get his diagnosis, did NOT become a successful SEN Teacher and did NOT follow his family’s career advice. This is not the Autistic You are looking for. May The Aspie be with you. "Impressively Skilled" (The Scotsman) "Mark's one of the best new acts on the circuit, check him out before he's famous!" Jo...



Gentlemen's Club

Gentlemen's Club

Comedy

Gentlemen's Club

Comedy

Freddy's / Band Room
AUG 12-25 at 15:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets on Sale Soon

‘Gentlemen's Club’ is a 55-min split bill of physical comedy and clown by two graduates of École Philippe Gaulier, Susanna Pukkila and Lotte Allen. A crazy night of fun with one old man and one hot (finnish) hockey player, this shows promises to be a delightful experience for everyone and to sexually confuse the dads. ...


Magic & Crazy Stunts with Frisco Fred

Magic & Crazy Stunts with Frisco Fred

Childrens

Magic & Crazy Stunts with Frisco Fred

Childrens

Home Bar / Basement
AUG 1-25 at 15:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Fred brings his "A game" to give you a fun filled show with comedy, magic, juggling (and maybe some video stunts...) SEE - a near-sighted guy juggle knives. HEAR - the laughter. WONDER - is that REALLY my card. CALCULATE - the odds of that stunt ending "badly". SMELL - the fear....


Jokers in the Pack: Compilation Show

Jokers in the Pack: Compilation Show

Comedy

Jokers in the Pack: Compilation Show

Comedy

Eastside / The Lounge
AUG 1-25 at 15:40 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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JOKERS IN THE PACK - Compilation Show: promises daily laughter with the very best comedians at the Festival.
This unique hour showcase brings together five of the finest and freshest comedians at the festival, every day! With a rotating lineup, comedy lovers can look forward to a fresh and exciting performance each day, ensuring no two shows are ever the same. Curated by a team of comedy connoisseurs, Mark Row & Ryan Mold have handpicked a selection of the most talented and hilarious comedians at the Fringe Festival. From well-established TV comedians to rising stars, the lineup promi...


Elliot Wengler: Jokémon

Elliot Wengler: Jokémon

Comedy

Elliot Wengler: Jokémon

Comedy

The City Cafe / Nineties
AUG 3-11, 13-25 at 15:40 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Elliot Wengler presents a spectacular, explosive, and personal history of the world's biggest monster-fighting franchise. Finally, after years of failing to become a Pokémon Master, he has decided to become a Jokémon Master! With jokes for all 150 of them! In a show bristling with colours, costumes and utter chaos, this is THE show. Let's catch 'em all, all over again, in joke form. "Likeable performer with nice ideas" - Broadway Baby...


AI:rish

AI:rish

Comedy

AI:rish

Comedy

The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 15:45 (50 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Eddie Mullarkey has had a big year: his wedding (happening after this is printed!); a burnt out car, and several trips to the vet. Eddie brings you a new very funny hour of observations and adventures. From ancient Irish proverbs to rescuing animals, Eddie mixes crowd work with shaggy dog stories and some incredibly live music. Expect to be part of the fun! 'Mullarkey certainly knows how to work a crowd' - Three Weeks 'The skill of an old pro' - The Student ...


Olaf Falafel Asks: Has Anyone Ever Actually Woven A Sigourney?

Olaf Falafel Asks: Has Anyone Ever Actually Woven A Sigourney?

Comedy

Olaf Falafel Asks: Has Anyone Ever Actually Woven A Sigourney?

Comedy

The Pear Tree / Main Room
AUG 1-13, 15-25 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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Join the best-joke-list-bothering, holey-cheese-flinging, diaphragm-jiggling comedian as he presents a laundry basket full of stuff he hopes you’ll find funny. “Best-reviewed Edinburgh Fringe shows 2023“ British Comedy Guide “Unqualified, unadulterated, and deceptively astute fun.” **** The Quintessential Review “This is a must see show.” ***** Phoenix Remix “Leave feeling just a little bit better about the world around you.” **** Broadway World ...


A Clean Comedy Compilation

A Clean Comedy Compilation

Comedy

A Clean Comedy Compilation

Comedy

The Three Sisters / The Wee Room
AUG 1-25 at 15:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets available soon

A free stand-up comedy compilation, showing off some of Edinburgh’s funniest, family-friendly faces. This is hand-picked talent from across the festival with the naughty bits scrubbed out. Everyday, a new platter of award-winning and up-and-coming comics perform material you’d be okay hearing, sitting next to your nan. Best of all, our line-ups are made fresh every day, meaning you can come back again and again. And even again. You might not even need to bother with the rest of the festival. We’ll bring the best bits, to you!...


Simon Hall: 4 Big Cs

Simon Hall: 4 Big Cs

Comedy

Simon Hall: 4 Big Cs

Comedy

West Port Oracle / Flight Club
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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A tale of comedy, Covid, cancer and some complete and utter c***s! At the end of 2019 Simon broke up with his girlfriend and embarked on a journey that would change his life. He decided to try his hand at stand up comedy. He fell in love with telling dumb jokes to people in dark pubs and decided nothing would stop him in his goal to become a comic. Nothing except a global pandemic! Post lockdown Simon returned to comedy, only for his world to be rocked by a cancer diagnosis. The last few years have been the most intense ups and downs of his life but he wouldn’t change them for the world....



16:00

10,000 Ideas by Robyn Perkins

10,000 Ideas by Robyn Perkins

Comedy

10,000 Ideas by Robyn Perkins

Comedy

32 Below / Little Cellar
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

★ Winner Best Comedy Shaftesbury Fringe UK 2023 ★ ★ Winner Sydney Fringe, Comedy Award, 2019 ★ Every show is unique. Uniquely saucy? Uniquely honest? Uniquely bizarre? The audience will find out on the night. In her latest hour of critically acclaimed stand-up, London-based comedian Robyn Perkins invites you to ask her anything, and she’ll do the rest. Previous questions (all answered truthfully) include: “Would America be better off if it didn’t elect its own presidents?”, “What’s your most embarrassing moment?” and even “Who’s the hottest audience member?”...


A Chip Off the Gold Block

A Chip Off the Gold Block

Comedy

A Chip Off the Gold Block

Comedy

Bar 50 / Upstairs
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 16:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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A transatlantic middle-aged Jewish atheist divorcee walks into a bar... Forced to choose between a show about identity and one about her dead dad, Leslie chose both. In her debut stand-up hour, Gold (as seen at the Comedy Store) delivers batshit family drama, bold storytelling, one or more really good rants. 'Savvy comedy chops' (EdFringeReview.com) 'An assured performer with charm, charisma and very relatable' (Esther Manito) 'Massive laughs in a small package. One of my faves!' (Jordan Gray) * Relaxed performances on Mondays: Aug 5, 12, 19...


Aaaaaaargh! Here comes trouble.

Aaaaaaargh! Here comes trouble.

Comedy

Aaaaaaargh! Here comes trouble.

Comedy

Dropkick Murphys / Main Room
AUG 1-25 at 16:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets available soon

Masai Graham does his first ever solo show, with tales of how he got into comedy, the clean jokes that won him multiple awards and the naughty jokes that got him into multiple trouble....


Ian Stone is Keeping it Together

Ian Stone is Keeping it Together

Comedy

Ian Stone is Keeping it Together

Comedy

The Counting House / The Ballroom
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

In spite of everything, Ian Stone is trying to keep it together. But what does it matter that he has all his own hair and teeth and keeps a tight control over his between meal snacking when the country is a mess, there’s war in the middle east and Donald Trump could be allowed back into the White House? A masterful exponent of self-mocking Jewish humour - The Times **** Seriously funny - The Guardian. One of the sharpest comic minds in the country - Romesh Ranganathan Winner - Spirit of The Fringe 2023...


4 Comedy Masterminds: Stand up Comedy Game Show - A CrowdWork Special

4 Comedy Masterminds: Stand up Comedy Game Show - A CrowdWork Special

Comedy

4 Comedy Masterminds: Stand up Comedy Game Show - A CrowdWork Special

Comedy

The Raging Bull / Cellar
AUG 1-25 at 16:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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A Hit Comedy Game Show debuts in Fringe. The Game show has been consistently SOLD OUT in Berlin and brings audience that are upbeat and ready to have fun. You will see comedians perform their best jokes and play a hilarious interactive comedy game with the audience. During the game part of the show, Comedians will show their comedic skills live on the stage as they try to guess some trivial and funny facts about audience members. Example questions: How long a couple in the audience been together? Only rule of the game: Comedians are allowed to ask 3 questions to the audience member to riff...


Funny Cluckers - Best of the Fest

Funny Cluckers - Best of the Fest

Comedy

Funny Cluckers - Best of the Fest

Comedy

The Three Sisters / Maggie's Front Room
AUG 2-24 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

Some cunts introduced by a bigger cunt. ...


Believe? The Conspiracy Theory Podcast LIVE!

Believe? The Conspiracy Theory Podcast LIVE!

Comedy

Believe? The Conspiracy Theory Podcast LIVE!

Comedy

Bar 50 / The Garden Room
AUG 19 at 16:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can

Believe? The Conspiracy Theory Podcast is a podcast all about the world’s craziest conspiracy theories, or are they crazy? Come see live episode recordings as comedians Phil Green and David Ferguson invite a fellow comedian guest to pick their favourite conspiracy theory and then try to make sense of it. Where did the conspiracy some from? What are the facts? What is the fiction? Phil, David and guest will discuss and try to either prove or debunk the theory, or most likely neither as they know nothing....


In and Out Comedy

In and Out Comedy

Comedy

In and Out Comedy

Comedy

Eastside / Karaoke Room
AUG 1-25 at 16:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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In + Out Comedy is a compilation show made up of the most exciting up and coming talent that the comedy circuit has to offer. We have a new line up of comics every day making sure that there's something for everyone....



Sian Davies: Band Of Gold

Sian Davies: Band Of Gold

Comedy

Sian Davies: Band Of Gold

Comedy

The City Cafe / Las Vegas
AUG 1-25 at 16:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Brand new thoughts, ideas, stories and jokes from award winning, working class, queer comedian, Sian Davies. As seen on Comedy Central Live and Next Up. Nominated for Next Up Biggest Prize in Comedy at Edinburgh Fringe 2023. Winner of Edinburgh Comedy Awards Panel Prize 2022 for Best in Class. Winner Best Debut Show Leicester Comedy Festival 2020. Runner up Funny Women Stage Award 2019. Winner Hilarity Bites best new act 2018. And she doesn't regret a thing. Or does she? ...


Seymour Mace – Looking Stupid, Dressing Up and Saying C*nt a Lot: 35 Years of Being a Fool

Seymour Mace – Looking Stupid, Dressing Up and Saying C*nt a Lot: 35 Years of Being a Fool

Comedy

Seymour Mace – Looking Stupid, Dressing Up and Saying C*nt a Lot: 35 Years of Being a Fool

Comedy

The Counting House / The Lounge
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 16:15 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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35 years of being paid to dance about like a fucking idiot and swear at cunts. Join me, the most Seymour Mace of all the comedians, as I take to the stage, my pockets stuffed with almost all of the little bits and pieces of shite that I've tried to pass of as entertainment throughout those 35 years. There'll be classic old favourites, bits that never made it to the stage, new bits that appear in my head and some stuff that died on its fucking arse but hey ho, lets give it another go; maybe it was just ahead of its time! The experience will be different every day as I randomly rummage about in...


Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Comedy

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Comedy

The Three Sisters / The Live Room
AUG 2-25 at 16:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets from £5

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The very best comedians selected from across the Fringe with a different top-notch comedy line-up at every show. It's the absolute best way to see a great Fringe comedy smorgasbord, with line-ups selected from shows and venues all around the Fringe and the international comedy circuit... And you can Pay What You Can to watch! International Festival sell-out shows 2004-2024. 'Cracking comedy selection' ★★★★★ (Cream of the Fringe). 'A Great Night Out' ★★★★★ (SouthWestLive.co.uk). 'A fantastic night of comedy' ★★&...


Kitty and Shirley’s Teen Dream Magazine Comedy Sleepover

Kitty and Shirley’s Teen Dream Magazine Comedy Sleepover

Comedy

Kitty and Shirley’s Teen Dream Magazine Comedy Sleepover

Comedy

Kick Ass Cowgate / Fringe Room
AUG 1-25 at 16:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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This is a stand-up split bill with a difference: it’s set in the teen magazine sleepover dream world. Kitty Speed (“Sharp punchlines with excellent stage presence” - Jericho Comedy) has a glittery eye shadow, glittery shorts and glitter all over her framed ADHD diagnosis. Shirley Halse ("Friendly, funny and focused" - The Scotsman) has big hopes, big dreams, and a meddling toddler. Together they are finding their feet in a world that’s less perfect than they were pinky-promised. Kitty and Shirley will take you cover to cover, from disillusioned to disco. Barbie dreamland meets Jane Austen i...


Aidan Jones - Pianoforte

Aidan Jones - Pianoforte

Comedy

Aidan Jones - Pianoforte

Comedy

The Counting House / The Attic
AUG 1-25 at 16:30 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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I'm a stand-up comedian and classical pianist, YOU are looking for a show to see before dinner. Come see me use stand-up comedy to explain classical piano. It's not musical comedy, it's music AND comedy. No "funny" songs, just good jokes, and me playing Chopin's Nocturne in Eb Major, which is not funny at all. “Punchlines that will leave you laughing for days on end... This is what a well-crafted comedy set looks like!” - ★★★★★ (The Adelaide Advertiser) Nominated for Best Show in the ISH Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2023 (long-list) "One of the cleverest minds...


101 Ways to Annoy Your Parents and Other Really Old People – The Christmas Special

101 Ways to Annoy Your Parents and Other Really Old People – The Christmas Special

Childrens

101 Ways to Annoy Your Parents and Other Really Old People – The Christmas Special

Childrens

The Three Sisters / Maggie's Chamber
AUG 19-25 at 16:30 (50 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Like any good show - 101 Ways to annoy your parents and other really old people is getting its own SPIN OFF. Centred on the joys of the holidays, the 101 Ways - Christmas Special brings families together and arms the kids with all they need to know to get through these trying time. With loads of Christmas Jeer and Matty Greys patented organised Chaos watch as he takes the entire audience through the best time of the year and teaches both kids and parents alike .....how to annoy....


1 Irish 1 English: Afternoons

1 Irish 1 English: Afternoons

Comedy

1 Irish 1 English: Afternoons

Comedy

Eastside / The Den
AUG 11-25 at 16:35 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Join us at 16.35 for a stand up comedy show featuring English comedian Ollie Fox and Irish comedian Reece Kidd. They have over 25 million views online, 27K+ Followers, and a British Comedy Guide award under their belts. With sold out shows last year at the Edinburgh Fringe. ...


Henry Ginsberg’s Hyper-Masculine Cookery Show

Henry Ginsberg’s Hyper-Masculine Cookery Show

Comedy

Henry Ginsberg’s Hyper-Masculine Cookery Show

Comedy

The City Cafe / Hollywood
AUG 1-19, 21-25 at 16:35 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Stand-up comedian and culinary wizard Henry Ginsberg presents a guide to all things gastronomical. Topics covered will include the inner workings of pub kitchens, flirtations with veganism, buffet strategy and the frankly offensive state of store bought falafel. ...



Alex Mitchell: Tics Towards Puffection

Alex Mitchell: Tics Towards Puffection

Comedy

Alex Mitchell: Tics Towards Puffection

Comedy

Bar 50 / The Alcove
AUG 1-25 at 16:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Tics Towards Puffection is an in-depth look at 2024 Britain's Got Talent Finalist Alex Mitchell's ever-present desire for perfection, its effect on his life, and all the reasons he may never achieve it. Reflecting on society's perception of queer, disabled, and neuro-diverse communities, as well as his own perception of himself, Mitchell creates a heartwarming, emotional but always hilarious show. "Very, very funny" - Rob Mulholland "Tremendous" - Notts Comedy Review "Definitely one to watch, very funny and unique" - Jack Gleadow ...


An Asian Occasion

An Asian Occasion

Comedy

An Asian Occasion

Comedy

Freddy's / Band Room
AUG 1-25 at 16:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets on Sale Soon

An Asian Occasion is a compilation of the best stand up comics of Asian descent with previous acts ranging from award winners to Live at the Apollo stars, hosted by Rahul Somia (Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year nominee)....


Adam Greene – Healthy Beast

Adam Greene – Healthy Beast

Comedy

Adam Greene – Healthy Beast

Comedy

The Counting House / The Loft
AUG 1-25 at 16:45 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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I will fill this in later!...


Mamas' Boy – Lesbian Son Comedy Hour

Mamas' Boy – Lesbian Son Comedy Hour

Comedy

Mamas' Boy – Lesbian Son Comedy Hour

Comedy

The City Cafe / Nineties
AUG 18-25 at 16:55 (45 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Patrick Moore is a total Mama’s Boy. His parents are lesbians, so it was his only choice. Come see why. After touring throughout Europe for the past year, MAMAS’ BOY is coming to the Fringe for the first time. MAMAS’ BOY has played in Barcelona, Vienna, Basel, Zurich, and Prague, along with sold-out shows in Dresden, Luxembourg, Innsbruck, Munich, and California. Patrick Moore was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, and grew up on a diet of love, attention, and tofu. From getting crystals as a Christmas present to being certified as an energy healer at the age of six, his chi...


17:00

Mat Wills: My Wife Took My Dad To A Brothel (I Drove)

Mat Wills: My Wife Took My Dad To A Brothel (I Drove)

Comedy

Mat Wills: My Wife Took My Dad To A Brothel (I Drove)

Comedy

The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap
AUG 1-25 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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A very funny sex-positive comedy show for people with genitals and a good sense of humour. Mat Wills’ most personal show to date explores family, relationships & losing one’s sense of shame for love. Taboos Broken, lessons learned. Fun by, but not for, the entire family!...


Ahh I Appear to Be Having a Breakdown – The Debut Hour From Peter Bazely

Ahh I Appear to Be Having a Breakdown – The Debut Hour From Peter Bazely

Comedy

Ahh I Appear to Be Having a Breakdown – The Debut Hour From Peter Bazely

Comedy

The Three Sisters / The Wee Room
AUG 1-25 at 17:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Does your life feel like a massive fire in a bin? Well don’t worry – because Kanye West made having a breakdown cool, and now Peter Bazely shows you how to turn your pesky public meltdown into the best thing ever. Stand-up, Musical Comedy, killer one-liners, immersive theatrics and crowd interactions. ‘My kind of crazy!’ (Richard Todd) 'I'd like to see more...' (Armando Ianuucci) ‘That was cool man!' (Tony Law) 'Bill Bailey-esque...’ (Chortle.co.uk) 'Unbelievable' (Phil Kay) 2023 Guardian Recommended 3 times Fringe Sell out - Get your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment!...


Ross Leslie Has The Chance To Do The Funniest Thing

Ross Leslie Has The Chance To Do The Funniest Thing

Comedy

Ross Leslie Has The Chance To Do The Funniest Thing

Comedy

West Port Oracle / Flight Club
AUG 1-13, 15-20, 22-25 at 17:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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New fringe hour from the 5-time Scottish Comedian of the Year finalist. As seen on BBC Scotland's Comedy Underground, Edinburgh Unlocked and Susan Calman's Socially Distant Show 3.5 STARS - "This is a solid set of conventional standup from the well-regarded club comic. There's no real theme but family crops up & there's an incident with some keyboard warriors. Audience interaction works well too." Fringe Monkey ​ 4 STARS - "Ross is an engaging and interesting comic, easy to listen to and has loads of laughs woven into his narrative." One4Review “Ross Leslie is a must see,...


Alcohol Is Good For You

Alcohol Is Good For You

Comedy

Alcohol Is Good For You

Comedy

32 Below / Main Cellar
AUG 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 17:15 (55 min) - Free & Unticketed

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Join us for a drink and another hour of non-stop inebriated laughter! Same spirited show hosted by Kyle Legacy but with all new faces performing stand-up & sharing their best drunken comedic tales! If they can't make you laugh I guess you weren't drunk enough. Sold Out 7 Years Running!! ...



Annie and Angela's Dumbgenz and Dragqueenz

Annie and Angela's Dumbgenz and Dragqueenz

Comedy

Annie and Angela's Dumbgenz and Dragqueenz

Comedy

Bar 50 / Upstairs
AUG 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 17:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Following a disasterous pub crawl, 40-something BFF’s Annie Sup and Angela Bra fall through a lipsync-hole into a parallel dimension of musical comedy tucked full of swords and sassery. Are they for real? I’ve seen Stranger Things... Winners of Best Musical Comedy at the 2022 Morecambe Fringe. ”....extremely talented and engaging performers...I was laughing from start to finish (when I was not singing along)...one of my fringe highlights.” - The Lancaster Guadian ...


Aaaaaaaaaaargh! It's 101 Naughty Jokes in 30 Minutes

Aaaaaaaaaaargh! It's 101 Naughty Jokes in 30 Minutes

Comedy

Aaaaaaaaaaargh! It's 101 Naughty Jokes in 30 Minutes

Comedy

Dropkick Murphys / Main Room
AUG 1-25 at 17:15 (30 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Expect punchy puns, outstanding one-liners and wizardry wordplay in this 3.3 laughs-per-minute bonanza, featuring Award-winning gag merchant and three-time Joke of the Fringe winner, Masai Graham as he delivers a show with over 100 naughty jokes in half an hour with the help of other one liner comedians. Expect punchy puns, outstanding one-liners and wizardry wordplay in this 3.3 laughs-per-minute bonanza. 'Annoyingly good' (Gary Delaney). ...


Stand-Up Science

Stand-Up Science

Comedy

Stand-Up Science

Comedy

The Pear Tree / Main Room
AUG 1-25 at 17:15 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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Love science? Love comedy? Want to laugh and feel smart? Come to Stand-up Science, a compilation of the best scientific comedians the Fringe has to offer. Returning for a third year following successful runs in 2022 and 2023, this show is guaranteed to make you laugh and learn. Following on from successful sell-out shows about nature, bacteria, evolution and insects at the Oxford Natural History museum, Oxford''s finest academic comedians bring Stand-up Science back to the Edinburgh Fringe. "Genuinely laugh-out-loud funny, genuinely interesting, genuinely original." (Daily Info, Oxford). Each ...


Dima Watermelon: Ukrainian Dream

Dima Watermelon: Ukrainian Dream

Comedy

Dima Watermelon: Ukrainian Dream

Comedy

The Raging Bull / Cellar
AUG 1-25 at 17:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Wild and unapologetically hilarious comedy show about dreams, quirks of our diverse society, and the absurdity of life. Originally from Ukraine, Dima moved to Berlin nine years ago and immediately started doing stand-up in order not to lose his sense of humour while integrating into German society. After many years of trying to become German, Dima gave up on life and started doing comedy full-time because laughter is the only way he can cope with everything that’s happening in the world. Expect spicy jokes and ridiculous life stories about the state of the world, Berlin techno clubs, emigra...


Amy Hetherington: Juggle (An Aussie Guide to Keeping a Toddler Alive)

Amy Hetherington: Juggle (An Aussie Guide to Keeping a Toddler Alive)

Comedy

Amy Hetherington: Juggle (An Aussie Guide to Keeping a Toddler Alive)

Comedy

The Three Sisters / Maggie's Front Room
AUG 17-25 at 17:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Parenting. Work. Sport. Friends. Health. Nipple tassels?! Life has a lot to juggle and Australian comedian Amy Hetherington has a lot of balls in the air. After winning the best comedy award at Perth FRINGEWORLD (Australia) in 2023, Amy brings her energetic/joyful stand up to Edinburgh, and she's dragging her toddler along with her! Expect stories about the chaos of parenting, finding yourself after having a baby, weird advice from strangers and the madness of doing it all in the Northern Territory of Australia (it's kind of like the Florida of Australia, think crocodiles, lots of beer, hot...


Andrew Silverwood: Alive on Stage in a Dead Man's Shirt

Andrew Silverwood: Alive on Stage in a Dead Man's Shirt

Comedy

Andrew Silverwood: Alive on Stage in a Dead Man's Shirt

Comedy

32 Below / Little Cellar
AUG 1-25 at 17:30 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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Hiya Babes! It's me, Andrew, writing in the first person... I wasn't going to do a new show this year. Honestly, wasn't. Then I ended up going to 3 funerals and a wedding and my ex-girlfriend married another stand-up comedian who looks a bit like me but is not me and life just kept getting weirder. Now I have to talk about it. So let's explore a theory I have about JK Rowling, something I ate in an Amsterdam museum and the reason I got asked to leave Ann Summers together. I'm going to go stand on stage for about an hour, in a dead man's shirt (don't worry, he don't want it back)....


Disabled Cants

Disabled Cants

Comedy

Disabled Cants

Comedy

Bar 50 / The Garden Room
AUG 1-25 at 17:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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A revolving lineup of disabled comedians and friends present an irreverent comedy show for your enjoyment. We're not brave, we're not inspiring, we're just here to make you laugh and park in the disabled bays. Hosted by comedians Benny Shakes, who 'keeps the audience animated and energetic' (Liam O'Dell), and Mark Nicholas, 'The autistic Dave Grohl' (Sam Rhodes). “Wonderfully relaxed and friendly” The Scotsman ★★★★★ “The most accessible, friendly and inclusive show I’ve ever seen at the Edinburgh Fringe” - Neurodiverse Review WINNERS of the Disability Champio...


Hanan Issa: Halal Habibis

Hanan Issa: Halal Habibis

Comedy

Hanan Issa: Halal Habibis

Comedy

Eastside / Karaoke Room
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 17:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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A “perfectly executed clusterf*ck masterpiece of a life story,” Halal Habibis follows comedian Hanan Issa’s wild journey to get married as a young Muslim woman born and raised in NYC. Having lost her mother at 9 years old, Hanan dives into her childhood and reflects on how the passing of her mother affected her attitude growing up towards love, social relationships, and Islam. This one-woman show playfully explores Hanan’s vast array of battles with religion, grade school bullies, and unsuccessful relationships. This is a highly eventful coming-of-age solo show that will have you questioning i...



Edinbra Fringe Comedy

Edinbra Fringe Comedy

Comedy

Edinbra Fringe Comedy

Comedy

The City Cafe / Las Vegas
AUG 1-25 at 17:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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A revolving line-up of the best established and up-and-coming female comedians from around Edinburgh, Scotland and the Fringe Festival in a hilarious early evening showcase guaranteed to raise more than just a few titters ...


Yes-Ya-Yebo!

Yes-Ya-Yebo!

Cabaret

Yes-Ya-Yebo!

Cabaret

The Counting House / The Ballroom
AUG 1-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-25 at 17:30 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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“Yes-Ya-Yebo!” (“Yes!” in 3 different languages) The journey began in 2012 when Mervyn Stutter raised funds at a Gala to commemorate the 20th anniversary of his Pick of the Fringe. The beneficiary of these funds was The Imibala Trust. The money raised facilitated an Imibala’s Got Talent show, with participation from at least 10 schools. Winners across four categories were awarded private lessons for a year. The overall winner was a 13-year-old girl named Asemahle Sentiwe, who won for her hymn song. Over the next decade, Asemahle had two children, completed her education, taught literacy ...


Violet’s Vaudeville Vault

Violet’s Vaudeville Vault

Cabaret

Violet’s Vaudeville Vault

Cabaret

The Three Sisters / The Live Room
AUG 2-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 17:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Brought to you by Glasgow’s own Vaudeville Vixen, award winning international cabaret chanteuse Violet Duff presents Violet’s Vaudeville Vault. Take a trip back in time for some riotous old school vaudevillian variety. With a revolving nightly cast & featuring some of the finest international circus, variety and burlesque acts in town, from contortion to sword swallowing, anything could happen when you enter the Vault. You won’t want to miss your trip to the depths of Violet’s Vaudeville Vault. ...


Michael Shafar: Well Worth the Chemo

Michael Shafar: Well Worth the Chemo

Comedy

Michael Shafar: Well Worth the Chemo

Comedy

Kick Ass Cowgate / Fringe Room
AUG 1-25 at 17:45 (45 min) - Free & Unticketed

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After selling out his 2023 season, your favourite Jewish Australian with one testicle, Michael Shafar, is back at the Fringe to prove why, according to his own oncologist, he was "well worth the chemo." You might know Michael from his comedy specials "(A)LIVE" on Amazon Prime or "Alright Next Joke" on YouTube. Alternatively, you might be one of the 100,000+ people who follow him online or the 80+ million people who have seen his viral videos and stand up clips. Since moving to the London in 2023, Michael has already making a name for himself for his dark, boundary-pushing comedy. "A...


Sam See: And I Can't Feel At Home In This World Anymore

Sam See: And I Can't Feel At Home In This World Anymore

Comedy

Sam See: And I Can't Feel At Home In This World Anymore

Comedy

The Counting House / The Lounge
AUG 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 17:45 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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In December 2023, Sam See left his home country of Singapore and moved to London because clearly, now's the best time. Why would anyone choose to leave the warm beauty of Asia and come to the damp and the cold of the UK? Find out about why, along with Asian propaganda movies, terrible panel shows and The Welsh, all in this hour of stand-up that's not as long as the title of this show. ...


Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Comedy

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Comedy

The Three Sisters / Maggie's Chamber
AUG 2-25 at 17:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets from £5

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The very best comedians selected from across the Fringe with a different top-notch comedy line-up at every show. It's the absolute best way to see a great Fringe comedy smorgasbord, with line-ups selected from shows and venues all around the Fringe and the international comedy circuit... And you can Pay What You Can to watch! International Festival sell-out shows 2004-2024. 'Cracking comedy selection' ★★★★★ (Cream of the Fringe). 'A Great Night Out' ★★★★★ (SouthWestLive.co.uk). 'A fantastic night of comedy' ★★&...


Comedy Cluedo

Comedy Cluedo

Comedy

Comedy Cluedo

Comedy

Eastside / The Den
AUG 12-25 at 17:50 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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Lucy Henderson has been murdered. But by whom? And with what weapon? In which room? This interactive live comedy takes audiences through Lucy's personal version of classic murder-mystery game Cluedo to uncover the clues to solve the crime - each room, weapon and suspect having a hilarious story behind them. Created by the Winner of Powerbomb Comedy's 2022 Joke Off Competition, this show's a strong contender for the Fringe's highest rate of LPMs (Laughs Per Minute) and guaranteed highest CPMs (Clues Per Minute). On the back of sold-out shows at Melbourne and Sydney Comedy Festival as w...


Pam Ford AKA Spam Ford

Pam Ford AKA Spam Ford

Comedy

Pam Ford AKA Spam Ford

Comedy

The City Cafe / Hollywood
AUG 1-12, 14-24 at 17:50 (55 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Pam Ford 'Spam' The meaty content you've been waiting for! Fresh back from her tour of this show at the Adelaide Fringe Festival 2024. The child of Ten Pound Pom Parents immigrating from Birmingham England for Australia, having to fit in, transform herself to 'fit in' change her accent, failed attempts to get a sun tan. Being a timid self-conscious child to becoming an outrageous tigeress of a stand up comedian, marriage kids divorce, 70's Spam Sandwiches and pop music. Plenty of retro references, Audiences just love her energy and enthusiasm. ****Genius Entertainments...



18:00

Andrew Roper: Social Media Warrior

Andrew Roper: Social Media Warrior

Comedy

Andrew Roper: Social Media Warrior

Comedy

Bar 50 / The Alcove
AUG 1-25 at 18:00 (50 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Andrew Roper SOCIAL MEDIA WARRIOR Social Media is a transparent cesspool of shameless self promotion, worshipped by shallow insecure narcissists. HELL YEAH!! Edinburgh Veteran, Andrew Roper, is back after a 3-Year-Covid-Crisis that landed him at University surrounded by teenagers with massive social media followings. Screw those little bastards, he wants some of that sweet, sweet, clout. So come and be “ Influenced “ by a super experienced comedian turned Social Media Warrior. “ Roper whips the audience into a frenzy with his erratic style “ ( Adelaide Advertiser ) ****...


Craic Den Comedy Club – Best of Irish

Craic Den Comedy Club – Best of Irish

Comedy

Craic Den Comedy Club – Best of Irish

Comedy

Dropkick Murphys / Main Room
AUG 1-25 at 18:00 (50 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Fresh from the hugely popular TV show The Craic Den Comedy Club, two of Ireland's top comedy MC's, Eddie Mullarkey & Brian Gallagher, present the best lineups of Irish stand up comedy talent that the fringe has to offer! Not to be missed. Dublin's top comedy club, The Craic Den, brings you their favourite acts. The Craic Den has two seasons of their acclaimed stand up comedy TV series on Virgin Media Television. Many great Irish comedians perform at Edinburgh Fringe every year. And we'll get them all on the one stage!...


B*tch Circle

B*tch Circle

Comedy

B*tch Circle

Comedy

Freddy's / Band Room
AUG 14-24 at 18:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets on Sale Soon

A brutal triple header of Berlin's Brainiest B*tches: Get ready for Sep's dark wit, Sofia's twisted humor, and Abi's trauma-turned-laughs! Don't miss the comedy event of the season! Join us for an evening that pushes the boundaries of humor and challenges the status quo with our Dark Comedy Show, featuring three fierce and incredibly talented female comedians ready to leave you in stitches! These three super c*nts were brought together from India, Iran, and New York City by their shared mental illness. Unfiltered, Bold, and Unapologetic! Brace yourself for a night of razor-sharp wit and dari...


2 and a Half Women

2 and a Half Women

Comedy

2 and a Half Women

Comedy

Home Bar / Basement
AUG 1-25 at 18:00 (45 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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This show is a mixed bag of treats. What flavour will you get today? Who knows, but the calories will absolutely count! 3 queer international comedians (Ann Vaida, Annick Adelle and Mari Volar) bring their WIP solo shows to Edinburgh and band together to make their solo debuts less harrowing. In their perspective work the 3 comedians aim to provide the following: Mari Volar is presenting the world with a feminist manifesto for all aspiring trophy wives. Ann Vaida invites you along to existing in a completely arbitrary sh*tstorm of a society, and other jokes. Annick Adelle o...


Ashley Haden: Political and Correct

Ashley Haden: Political and Correct

Comedy

Ashley Haden: Political and Correct

Comedy

The Counting House / The Attic
AUG 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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Ashley Haden is back with his satirical eye, angry words and caustic wit. "Three shades darker than Frankie Boyle" - The National "Absolutely merciless. he is terrific" - The Scotsman "Hidden Dark Gem of the fringe" - Radio Haha, ★★★★★...


Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Comedy

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Comedy

Eastside / The Lounge
AUG 2-25 at 18:10 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets from £5

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The very best comedians selected from across the Fringe with a different top-notch comedy line-up at every show. It's the absolute best way to see a great Fringe comedy smorgasbord, with line-ups selected from shows and venues all around the Fringe and the international comedy circuit... And you can Pay What You Can to watch! International Festival sell-out shows 2004-2024. 'Cracking comedy selection' ★★★★★ (Cream of the Fringe). 'A Great Night Out' ★★★★★ (SouthWestLive.co.uk). 'A fantastic night of comedy' ★★&...


Meshida: My Japanese Perspective

Meshida: My Japanese Perspective

Comedy

Meshida: My Japanese Perspective

Comedy

The City Cafe / Nineties
AUG 1-25 at 18:10 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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Japanese stand-up comedian Meshida, performs his comedy in English and is also the founder of The Funny Japan Project. Meshida broke away from his corporate job in Japan and traveled to the United Kingdom to begin his stand up comedy career. Meshida uses his unique perspectives for introducing Japan's historical, religious, cultural, and gender dynamics to foreigners.  Meshida distinguishes himself from conventional comedians in Japan by fearlessly delving into taboo topics. and sparking vital public conversations, which are showcased on his YouTube channel,  Japanese Comedian Meshida. He ...


6 Steps To Success From The

6 Steps To Success From The

Comedy

6 Steps To Success From The

Comedy

The Counting House / The Loft
AUG 1-25 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Just turn up at the venue, entry is first-come, first-served for everyone. Donations at the end of the show

Last year Dave won an award who's title felt like a back-handed compliment. That led to a crisis of confidence and an exploration of what success really looks like. As seen on BBC, ITV and Channel 4. As heard on Radio 1, Radio 2 and Radio 4. ...



Mark Row: A* in the Making – Revision Lesson

Mark Row: A* in the Making – Revision Lesson

Comedy

Mark Row: A* in the Making – Revision Lesson

Comedy

The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap
AUG 1-25 at 18:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Mark Row has had enough! After 18 years of teaching, he longs to escape the barrage of inane questions, the endless carousel of uninspiring classes, and the attitudes of kids that stink worse than their PE Kits. So whilst he taught, he toured, embracing a new life in the world of stand up comedy, and it turns out that a career built on having a laugh just to get through the class, has provided him with an 'outstanding lesson' in how to entertain! After a successful debut in 2023, Mr Row is back with another opportunity for you to learn all about the trials and tribulations of being a classr...


Cobin Millage: Fifteen Pints With a Wax Figure of Renowned Painter Pablo Picasso

Cobin Millage: Fifteen Pints With a Wax Figure of Renowned Painter Pablo Picasso

Comedy

Cobin Millage: Fifteen Pints With a Wax Figure of Renowned Painter Pablo Picasso

Comedy

The Three Sisters / The Wee Room
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 18:15 (50 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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After a successful 2023 Edinburgh Fringe run, Cobin Millage (me) needs an even more successful fringe run. After some dastardly law changes, and a notable lack of skills for a working visa; Cobin Millage (me) embarks on an quest to do a show so f**king incredible that he (Cobin Millage) couldn't possibly get deported. It sounds insane. It sounds impossible. It sounds fabricated. I assure you; it's not. "Cobin shines, effortlessly engaging." - EdFest Magazine (****) "It's always tough to follow an act doing ancient Greek mythology stuff." - Danny Bhoy...


Nearly Stallion Story

Nearly Stallion Story

Comedy

Nearly Stallion Story

Comedy

Bar 50 / Upstairs
AUG 17-24 at 18:30 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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"The Italian Stallion show" is an original interactive show featuring over 50 real-life stories about a near hero of London Bridge 2017 and a former Italian stripper, Joe Palermo, known by the younger generation thanks to Utuber: Beta Squad. Joe Palermo will bring you to an adventure life of funny stories, including his experiences as a stripper and assistant director in a porn set. The show has been featured in various comedy events like the Utuber: Beta Squad as Toni and on C4 and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. For a taste of the show, you can check out this link: https://youtu.be/4_LK-bqI8s...


Richard Cobb: Running Joke

Richard Cobb: Running Joke

Comedy

Richard Cobb: Running Joke

Comedy

The Raging Bull / Cellar
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 18:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Following a host of sell-out shows and hot on the heels of last year's debut 'Couple's Massage', Scottish comedian Richard Cobb returns to the track with a brand new hour filled with more guilt-tripped and incredibly stressful anecdotes. The honeymoon is over and the running shoes are on. But can he really win the Edinburgh Marathon? “This is the most impressive full debut I’ve seen from a stand up.” Edinburgh Fringe review. “He has an easy affable charm.” Lancaster Guardian. "Lovely emotional act, very funny and touching." The Stand Comedy Club. ...


James Cook: Anonymously Viral

James Cook: Anonymously Viral

Comedy

James Cook: Anonymously Viral

Comedy

32 Below / Main Cellar
AUG 1-13, 15-25 at 18:45 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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"a genuine laugh every ten seconds *****" - Broadway Baby Audiences agree, Anonymously Viral is "the best Free Fringe show I've ever seen" and "a very funny show by a very funny man". James spent 15 years trying to go viral on social media. Then he did. So what happens when a tweet blows up and the worst people in the world start replying?...


McClaine Beirne: Wheelie Hilarious

McClaine Beirne: Wheelie Hilarious

Comedy

McClaine Beirne: Wheelie Hilarious

Comedy

Bar 50 / The Garden Room
AUG 14-25 at 18:45 (45 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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After winning an award on his first show, McClaine Beirne is back! Bringing his second 45-minute comedy show to Edinburgh. This sit-down comedian uses his disability and mixed cultural background as spectacular comedic ammo to deliver excellent one-liners and hilarious short stories. Most recently would have caught him performing on Rosie Jones’ Disability Comedy Extravaganza on Dave’s streaming platform UKTV. After his performance Rosie Jones said that he is “Bloody Hilarious”. That same year his first show “Wheelie Funny” won the Disability Representation at the Edinburgh Fringe 2023 along ...


3 Kidneys, No Colon

3 Kidneys, No Colon

Comedy

3 Kidneys, No Colon

Comedy

Eastside / Karaoke Room
AUG 1-25 at 18:45 (45 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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New York comedian Dave Piontkowski had chronic kidney disease later requiring a transplant, ulcerative colitis and a temporary colostomy bag all before the age of 30. In his debut fringe show “3 Kidneys, No Colon.” Dave shares humorous musings navigating his health issues while dealing with overbearing parents, public humiliation and modern day bathrooms. ...


Beat the Comic – Quiz Show

Beat the Comic – Quiz Show

Comedy

Beat the Comic – Quiz Show

Comedy

The City Cafe / Las Vegas
AUG 1-25 at 18:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Your chance to get thrown into a hilarious head-to-head with a top comedian. Test your wits and general knowledge as you battle for crown glory in this quiz show. Laugher guaranteed, victory uncertain....



Edinburgh's Quickest Pub Quiz

Edinburgh's Quickest Pub Quiz

Comedy

Edinburgh's Quickest Pub Quiz

Comedy

The Three Sisters / The Live Room
AUG 12-13, 19-20 at 18:45 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £2.50

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Fan of a pub quiz? Test your knowledge under time pressure with this exciting, entertaining and at times farcical format, that's already a hit at the prestigious Gleneagles Townhouse. Quiz aficionado Johnny will hurtle through question rounds based on general knowledge, plus a traditional music and picture round – the only thing that’s serious are the prizes on offer! Gather a team, and settle in for some healthy competition with fellow Fringe guests, all inside one hour. Returning in 2024, after a full house at every festival performance in 2023! ...


19:00

Abs Flab

Abs Flab

Comedy

Abs Flab

Comedy

32 Below / Little Cellar
AUG 2-25 at 19:00 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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Gill Cordiner is getting older rounder less supple and generally hurtling to the grave but she can’t get her head round that because she’s a 10 in her head . Self confidence can only get you so far then reality bites !.. or does it ? is self confidence and charisma enough to hide the glaring lack of elasticity in your skin ? Gill takes you through a lifetime of dating and relationship fails and helps you ask the question am I delusional too ? A Edinburgh premier of this brand new show from aussie Scottish wild mum of comedy...


#1 Champion: War of the Flags

#1 Champion: War of the Flags

Comedy

#1 Champion: War of the Flags

Comedy

Kick Ass Cowgate / Fringe Room
AUG 1-25 at 19:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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Welcome to the World Championship of Humour. But who are the funniest comedians? The Americans? The English... eh..probably the Scottish but maybe it's the Arabs? Or the Asians? Canadians? No, it's your Irish cousin...or is it your Indian dad? Can’t forget about the Jews! The time to wonder has run out... it's the WAR OF THE FLAGS. The time to wonder has run out! Comics from every nation, culture and background will go head to head and answer the age old question, who are the funniest people? Records won't lie and there will be one champion nation... of people. Join us with your favorite f...


Best in Class

Best in Class

Comedy

Best in Class

Comedy

The Three Sisters / Maggie's Chamber
AUG 1-25 at 19:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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*****Edinburgh Comedy Award Panel Prize Winners***** Best in Class is a crowd funded profit sharing show that champions the rich talent of working class comedians. Sponsored by waste grounds, knock off trainers, spam, weed, the unions, crap schools, bunking off, failed MOT’s, failed GCSE’s, bus stops, pay day loans, fierce mums, tired dads and empowerment. "A great showcase of genuine talent" ****(The Wee Review) "Wonderfully funny" ****(Broadway World) ...


Comedy Compilation Show

Comedy Compilation Show

Comedy

Comedy Compilation Show

Comedy

Eastside / The Den
AUG 18-25 at 19:05 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

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Indulge yourself in bite-sized hilarity featuring the funniest stand-up comedians from around the globe. Catch this new Fringe showcase for a taste of the freshest talent & uproarious laughter that's sure to leave you wanting more....


Thor Stenhaug: It's So Hard to Speak Without Saying Something Stupid

Thor Stenhaug: It's So Hard to Speak Without Saying Something Stupid

Comedy

Thor Stenhaug: It's So Hard to Speak Without Saying Something Stupid

Comedy

The City Cafe / Hollywood
AUG 1-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 19:05 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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One of the UK's most exciting new comedians, Norwegian born Thor Stenhaug (British Comedian of the Year shortlist) is back with a brand new show. Having finished sold out runs of his past four Edinburgh shows, Thor regularly performs in the biggest comedy clubs across the UK. Last year, Broadway Baby gave him four stars, whilst North West End have called him ''The gem of the free fringe''. Scottish Field said ''Catch him before panel shows beckon''. ''Heart-warming and hilariously self-aware stand up'' **** EdFringe Review'...


Laughing Horse Fringe Comedy Selection

Laughing Horse Fringe Comedy Selection

Comedy

Laughing Horse Fringe Comedy Selection

Comedy

Bar 50 / The Alcove
AUG 2-25 at 19:15 (60 min) - Pay What You Can - Tickets from £5

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See the best comedians selected from across the Fringe alongside hot new talent and fresh Fringe newcomers, with a different comedy line-up daily at each show in this selection box of laughs! Line-ups include performers selected from Fringe shows and the international comedy circuit, with guests from the best in new talent that is appearing at the Fringe – plus it's Pay What You Can entry too! Sell-out shows Edinburgh Fringe 2004-2022. As seen in the UK, Australia, Asia and the USA. 'Cracking comedy selection' ★★★★★ (Cream of the Fringe). 'A Great Night O...


Irish Comedy Carnage

Irish Comedy Carnage

Comedy

Irish Comedy Carnage

Comedy

Dropkick Murphys / Main Room
AUG 1-25 at 19:15 (55 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

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