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Fest on Forth

Fest on Forth

With a complimentary cocktail on arrival, catch the very best of the Fringe with a hand-picked selection of this year’s top performers. Once again, Harvey Nichols have a fantastic line-up of comedy and cabaret taking place every Sunday evening in August, featuring four acts who will exhilarate and entertain to make this the best place to spend your Sunday evening. Tickets only £16.50, which includes a cocktail on arrival! Continue Reading

Viva Napoli! Dinner and Show

Viva Napoli! Dinner and Show

Philip Contini sings your favourite Neapolitan songs with his Be Happy Band live on stage. Enjoy a delicious three course Neapolitan meal with instrumental accompaniment, followed by Philip singing love songs from Napoli. O Sole Mio, Torna a Surriento, Roberto Murolo, Renato Carosone and more... Continue Reading

Robin Ince: Pragmatic Insanity

Robin Ince: Pragmatic Insanity

In April 2015, Robin Ince announced that he really had to stop doing stand-up as he was on the cusp of insanity. Audiences disagreed, believing he’d breached that cusp long ago. After spending 18 months touring with Professor Brian Cox and writing his new book, I’m A Joke… and So Are You, he realised it was time to start the trepanning again and returns with a new show. Inspired by Philip K Dick, Kurt Vonnegut and others, expect stories of aggressive kindness, rabies and death. 'Bursting Continue Reading

Andrew Doyle: Thought Crimes

Andrew Doyle: Thought Crimes

Andrew Doyle returns to Edinburgh for his sixth solo show. Co-writer of internet sensation Jonathan Pie, Andrew’s online collaborations with Pie creator Tom Walker have been viewed over 150 million times. Andrew has been described as ‘fantastically funny’ (GQ), ‘one of the funniest, sharpest, cruellest comedians out there’ (Independent) and ‘a little one-dimensional’ (SalfordOnline.com). ‘Doyle is an absolute master’ **** (Fest). ‘Strong stand-up with a Continue Reading

Keith Farnan: Work and Words in Progress

Keith Farnan: Work and Words in Progress

Keith Farnan (Michael Mcintyre’s Comedy Roadshow) has tried to answer some of the big questions in life in previous shows, but now seems like a good time to just be funny. In previous shows he’s talked about everything from women’s rights to the disappearance of privacy to the unjust nature of the death penalty, without ever having understood how the world can’t change and so it might just be time for him to change. ‘Artful, satirical… with a lightness of touch and a hefty helping Continue Reading

Bona Fide

Bona Fide

Bona Fide asks the cream of Edinburgh Fringe 2017’s comics to prove their worth by performing material specifically written for the theme of the night. You will have never heard any of this before – you probably won’t again! The Stand Comedy Club’s monthly night comes to the Fringe. Join host Jay Lafferty as she convinces some circuit favourites to ditch the tried and tested material and create a one-off event for one lucky audience! Continue Reading

Topical Storm 2017

Topical Storm 2017

The Stand’s resident satire team of Mark Nelson, Stuart Murphy, Keir McAllister and Vladimir McTavish return with their unique take on the news in a world gone crazy. Following the sell-out success of Aye Right? How No? in the run-up to the 2014 referendum, Nelson, Murphy, McAllister and McTavish went on to develop a best-selling monthly show, and to appearances on Radio Scotland’s Breaking The News. An hour of hilarious cross-patter for a post-Brexit, mid-Trump, pre-Indyref2 age. 'Amusing Continue Reading

Political Animal

Political Animal

The Fringe’s only, and possibly best, long-running political stand-up gig returns to The Stand to bark at the planet’s hottest potatoes. Hosted by Andy Zaltzman (Bugle podcast, 7 Day Sunday, sundry other stuff), with a different bill each night, featuring some of the universe’s finest comedians. ‘A show buzzing with ideas’ (Evening Standard). Continue Reading

Martin Mor: Adventure Comedian

Martin Mor: Adventure Comedian

Martin is one of the world’s most travelled and adventurous comedians. With over 30 years as a professional performer, he has a lot of stories to tell. Come and hear an hour’s worth in this Fringe special. ‘World class’ (Scotsman). ‘He charms the pants off the entire room’ (Advisor, Cambodia). ‘Bearded and brilliant’ (Big Chilli, Thailand). ‘A behemoth of comedy… mesmerizing to watch’ (Gulf Weekly, Bahrain). ‘Dynamite’ (Word, Vietnam). Continue Reading

Carol Cates: Lady Carol

Carol Cates: Lady Carol

She's performed as Lady Carol around the world for over a decade, from America, Canada, all over Europe and Australia; in the Royal Albert Hall and the Sydney Opera House; on boats, barges, and bridges; caves, castles and kitchens; pubs, clubs, and all the exciting social hubs. But things change, shoes wear out, jumpers unravel and stage names no longer fit. A brand-new hour from the multi-talented, award-winning Carol Cates. 'Utterly intoxicating' **** (Time Out), 'One of the biggest Continue Reading

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