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Board Game Smackdown


Board Game Smackdown

The Counting House

38 West Nicolson Street
The Ballroom: AUG 3-15, 17-27 at 13:00 (60 min) - Free & Unticketed

Board Game Smackdown

The cult hit of the Fringe returns! Bigger, better, boardier, gamier, smackdownier than ever.

The show where comedians play board games live on stage is back!

Previous players included: Jason Manford, Robin Ince, Gary Delaney, Laura Lexx, Alice Fraser, Paul Sinha, Andy Zaltzman, Lloyd Langford, Justin Moorhouse, The Delightful Sausage, Nick Helm, Sooz Kempner, Bethany Black, Evelyn Mok, Sukh Ojla, Phil Ellis, Geoff Norcott, Aatif Nawaz and many more...

Hosted by award-winning comedian and UK board game champion James Cook.

We'll be bringing back the most popular games from our previous runs, as well as some exciting new games - and a few surprises along the way.

This year we have two entry methods: Free & Unticketed or Pay What You Can
Free & Unticketed: Entry to a show is first-come, first served at the venue - just turn up and then donate to the show in the collection at the end.
Pay What You Can: For these shows you can book a ticket to guarantee entry and choose your price from the Fringe Box Office, up to 30 mins before a show. After that all remaining space is free at the venue on a first-come, first-served bases. Donations for walk-ins at the end of the show.