Monkey Poet - Potty Mouth

Monkey Poet - Potty Mouth

Monkey Poet’s combination of heavily political stand-up and performance poetry will be the darkest, rudest and funniest thing you see at the Free Fringe. 

Dr Ettrick-Hogg's Manly Stand-Ups - Free

Dr Ettrick-Hogg's Manly Stand-Ups - Free

Dr Ettrick-Hogg is the very macho compere for this evening of male stand-ups talking about manly things and being generally masculine. 

Harry Baker: Proper Pop-up Purple Paper People

Harry Baker: Proper Pop-up Purple Paper People

Harry Baker: World Slam Champion 2012, immaculate wordsmith and genuinely nice guy. 

Sex 'n' Slugs 'n' Accordion

Sex 'n' Slugs 'n' Accordion

Stumbling in on this show is like discovering a bizarre yet dazzling gem in the back of a thrift shop. 

Pattie Brewster's Friendship Venture (For Some Friends)

Pattie Brewster's Friendship Venture (For Some Friends)

Pattie Brewster, played by Amy Hoggart, is just looking for some friends and she’s hoping that her Edinburgh audiences will provide. 

Dolly Mixture

Dolly Mixture

Dolly Mixture, the debut solo show of character comedienne Anna Morris, is not quite as it first appears. 

Vikki Stone: Hot Mess

Vikki Stone: Hot Mess

Vikki Stone is no stranger to the Fringe; she has graced Edinburgh with her effervescent brand of musical comedy before. 

Truth

Truth

Slow Clap’s Truth epitomises the power of independent comedy. 

The New Conway Dimension

The New Conway Dimension

Your walk home from this late night show will be overwhelmingly consumed with the dilemma, ‘Was that utterly brilliant or completely terrible?’ The New Conway Dimension defies … 

Unstable Fables

Unstable Fables

This improvised play, different every evening, is a surreal and absurd delight from the improvised comedy group of the University of Nottingham. 

Mark Little: THEbullsh*tARTIST

Mark Little: THEbullsh*tARTIST

Mark Little’s career has spanned many successful years in television and theatre and he has also brought several shows to the Fringe before. 

Steve Gribbin: Viva Gribbostania!

Steve Gribbin: Viva Gribbostania!

Viva Gribbostania! is a whirlwind of infectious enthusiasm from this Liverpudlian satirist and it is refreshing to see a comedy show with a strong premise and an opinion. 

The  Magical Adventures of Pete Heat

The Magical Adventures of Pete Heat

You may want to ask Pete Heat down to the pub after the show to bask in his warm, childlike grin and offhand, surreal humour. 

Stu and Garry in The Lunchtime Show

Stu and Garry in The Lunchtime Show

Stu and Garry have been working together for twenty years. 

Stuart Goldsmith: Pr!ck

Stuart Goldsmith: Pr!ck

Stuart Goldsmith is becoming a consistent Fringe must-see; he is understated and refreshing compared with the barrage of male Fringe comics whining on about their girlfriends and m… 

The Colour Ham

The Colour Ham

The Colour Ham will give you a magical and very silly evening to remember. 

Best of Scottish Comedian of the Year

Best of Scottish Comedian of the Year

Alan Anderson is one of Scotland’s most charming comperes and a very talented man. 

Steve Shanyaski’s Life-Survival Bible

Steve Shanyaski’s Life-Survival Bible

Steve Shanyaski provides an hour of solid laughs; this loveable Mancunian has a twinkle in his eye and a high energy routine that will leave you giggling. 

Lady Rizo

Lady Rizo

Lady Rizo is a dazzling and bewitching temptress; a blinding star in the glittering galaxy of New York cabaret. 

Heath Franklin's Chopper in A Hard Bastard's Guide to Life

Heath Franklin's Chopper in A Hard Bastard's Guide to Life

Heath Franklin’s Chopper claims to be the ‘International Ambassador of Hard’. 

Stewart Lee - Carpet Remnant World

Stewart Lee - Carpet Remnant World

Stewart Lee’s 2012 show had already had quite an airing before it came to The Assembly Rooms for the Fringe. 

Devvo Dole Queue Hero is Free

Devvo Dole Queue Hero is Free

Devvo, the internet sensation, brings his unique brand of stand-up to the Fringe after a successful string of MC gigs across the UK. 

GOD (Grumpy Old Dancers) and A Beautiful Hell

GOD (Grumpy Old Dancers) and A Beautiful Hell

Citymoves Productions’ ‘GOD (Grumpy Old Dancers)’ combines two contrasting personalities in a darkly comic exploration of grumpiness. 

Vinegar Knickers: On The Edge

Vinegar Knickers: On The Edge

If Vinegar Knickers really were underwear you’d want to wear them proudly on the outside of your trousers for all to see. 

Chris Martin - Spot the Difference

Chris Martin - Spot the Difference

Chris Martin does himself no favours by drawing comparisons between his name and that of the Coldplay frontman.