Anatomy of Dating

Anatomy of Dating

This is a disappointing show, billed online as storytelling comedy. 

The Magic Cave of Salamanca

The Magic Cave of Salamanca

This was a hugely disappointing hour of theatre. 

Thanks But No Thanks

Thanks But No Thanks

Lesley Lightfoot has worked in theatres all over the United Kingdom, in productions both large and small. 

Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead

Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead

In this play we’re granted a view into a future version of the world of Peanuts. 

In The Mood: The Music of Glenn Miller

In The Mood: The Music of Glenn Miller

In this performance, three talented musicians play some of Glenn Miller’s greatest hits. 

The Baffling Adventures of Question Mark Man

The Baffling Adventures of Question Mark Man

What if punctuation marks were superheroes? During this show, we follow Question Mark Man as he tries to rescue his love interest Becky from the evil Captain Conundrum. 

Gary Delaney: There’s Something About Gary

Gary Delaney: There’s Something About Gary

Gary Delaney has been touring all over the UK for months. 

A Funny Valentine

A Funny Valentine

This show tells the story of famous American jazz musician Chet Baker’s life and death, featuring storytelling by Mike Maran, and live music by Colin Steele and Fraser Urquhart. 

Sofie Hagen: Shimmer Shatter

Sofie Hagen: Shimmer Shatter

Last year Sofie Hagen won the Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Newcomer. 

Edinburgh - A Tale of Two Towns

Edinburgh - A Tale of Two Towns

This tour covers both the Old Town and the New Town, and includes a wide breadth of history about Edinburgh. 

Improvabunga!

Improvabunga!

This show is put on by the Watch This Improv Troupe. 

The Rooster Rebellion

The Rooster Rebellion

This is a drama about a young woman who discovers that a former history teacher of hers has become homeless on the streets of London. 

Screw Your Courage! (or The Bloody Crown!)

Screw Your Courage! (or The Bloody Crown!)

In this one-woman show, Klahr Thorsen takes her audience on a whirlwind journey that dips and glides – sometimes gracefully, sometimes not – between fiction and personal histor… 

The Very Nice Improv Show

The Very Nice Improv Show

These guys are fantastic improvisers. 

Robin Morgan: Free Man

Robin Morgan: Free Man

A very well-structured and well-performed show, delivered from a fantastic up-and-coming comedian. 

Puddles Pity Party: Let's Go!

Puddles Pity Party: Let's Go!

It’s possible you’ve seen the likeness of ‘Big’ Mike Geier’s character Puddles before. 

Tony Cowards: Daft Pun

Tony Cowards: Daft Pun

The title says it all: this is a seriously ‘punny’ show. 

The Improverts

The Improverts

The Improverts are a group of five students from the University of Edinburgh who bring hard-hitting, lightning-quick comedy to the stage. 

The Oxford Revue: Hello You

The Oxford Revue: Hello You

This is a disappointing show, mainly because the Oxford Revue don’t have that many funny sketches to perform. 

Tom Allen: Indeed

Tom Allen: Indeed

Tom Allen presents a hilarious hour of standup comedy in his show Indeed. 

Rose Matafeo is Finally Dead

Rose Matafeo is Finally Dead

The initial conceit of this show is that we’re all present at the funeral for Rose Matafeo. 

Cosmic Fear or The Day Brad Pitt Got Paranoia

Cosmic Fear or The Day Brad Pitt Got Paranoia

This is a bold and ambitious production, brought to life by three very talented young actors: Sam Ducane, Jack Gordon, and Jessica Sian. 

NewsRevue 2016

NewsRevue 2016

Over the course of an hour, Canal Cafe Theatre manage to shape the politics of this year into an hour of songs and sketches that feel fun and fresh. 

Lords of Strut: Late Night TV Talk Show

Lords of Strut: Late Night TV Talk Show

Lords of Strut is hands-down the most fun I’ve had at Fringe this year. 

Kai Humphries: In Full Colour

Kai Humphries: In Full Colour

In this hour-long set, Kai Humphries manages to deliver some fantastically hard-hitting comedy – truly the stuff of (as he’d probably call himself) a ‘legend’. 

Pss Pss

Pss Pss

This show is unlike much else at Fringe this year. 

Scott Gibson: Life After Death

Scott Gibson: Life After Death

This is Scott Gibson’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut, and he is fantastic. 

Mark Nelson: Smiley Face

Mark Nelson: Smiley Face

Mark Nelson is a down-to-earth guy. 

Yaseen Kader: Smile

Yaseen Kader: Smile

This is a show about depression and dating, told by a smart young man trying to find happiness. 

Jimmy McGhie: Apologia

Jimmy McGhie: Apologia

Jimmy McGhie is a sensational comic. 

Rory O'Keeffe: Monoglot

Rory O'Keeffe: Monoglot

Monoglot is a show about linguistics and languages. 

The Noise Next Door's Comedy Lock-In

The Noise Next Door's Comedy Lock-In

Do you like improv? Do you like standup? Hate having to choose between the two? Well, at The Noise Next Door’s Comedy Lock-In, you don’t have to settle – you can see both! Ye…