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Free Festival Shows

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


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Listings for 18 August, sorted by Show Name

Comics Solving Problems

Comics Solving Problems

Comedy

Comics Solving Problems

Comedy

AUG 11, 13, 18, 25, 27 at 21:00 (45 min) - FREE TWITCH STREAM (Unticketed/With Donations)
Laughing Horse Online / The Internet - Twitch Streaming

There are loads of problems in the world. The news is full of them. Our lives are full of them. Comedians Steve N Allen and Erich McElroy are here to (try to) help. Steve (as seen on BBC2’s The Mash Report) and Erich (as seen on Good Morning Britain and Sky News) tackle the issues of the day in this topical comedy show from their spare rooms. ...


Sexpert - Madame K

Sexpert - Madame K

Comedy

Sexpert - Madame K

Comedy

AUG 7-30 at 22:00 (60 min) - FREE TWITCH STREAM (Unticketed/With Donations)
Laughing Horse Online / The Internet - Twitch Streaming

"There's no such thing as a bad dick, just bad men." Sexpert - Madame K! is 50 minutes of ridiculous, anarchic, and unpredictable clowning. This wild solo comedy show features a beautifully idiotic performer discovering what it means to be a 21st Century Feminist. Strenuously working to improve life for all women, Madame K surrounds herself with Coqs she's rescued, reprogramming them to have better manners, and training them to live up to their full potential. Don't worry, in this performance all Coqs are in cages! ***** EdFringe Review ‘Madame Komondor is doing God's work.' Written and Perfor...


Stealth Aspies: The Show (Recorded June 2019)

Stealth Aspies: The Show (Recorded June 2019)

Theatre

Stealth Aspies: The Show (Recorded June 2019)

Theatre

AUG 10-12, 17-19, 24-26 at 18:00 (60 min) - FREE YOUTUBE STREAM (Recorded Not Live)
Laughing Horse Online / Watch Any Time - Recorded Shows

The Stealth Aspies theatre company of entirely autistic adults was started in April 2017 when Paul Wady and Alain English met Sarah Saeed and Hannah Yahya - Hassan at the first Autism Arts Festival in Kent University. Annette Foster sadly had to drop out of the project due to other commitments. We were joined by Emma Faye and Chris Pike in one Edinburgh run. Janine Booth joined in 2017 and a good job too. The company performed at the Edinburgh Fringe that year in the Bar 50 venue and played the next two festivals, as well as Brighton fringe where they were very well received. This sho...