Monkey Barrel Comedy presents The Chuck Wagon Chuckle with Dusty Rambusky featuring Project X

Monkey Barrel Comedy presents The Chuck Wagon Chuckle with Dusty Rambusky featuring Project X

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s alternative comedy night, Project X presents, all the way from Tennessee (US of America), The Chuck Wagon Chuckle with Dusty Rambusky! Join Dusty and his ban… 

Boorish Trumpson

Boorish Trumpson

An interactive, music and clowning-filled interrogation of power and those wielding it. 

Christian Brighty: Playboy (WIP)

Christian Brighty: Playboy (WIP)

Emperor clown Christian Brighty presents an absurd love letter to play, romance and stupidity. 

Julia Masli: CHOOSH! (WIP)

Julia Masli: CHOOSH! (WIP)

A 45-minute experiment in silliness depths. 

The Flop: A Band of Idiots

The Flop: A Band of Idiots

60 minutes, 12 notes and three idiots. 

Buff and Sheen

Buff and Sheen

Buff and Sheen is a roaming comedic dance-clown performance featuring two joyful, if somewhat inept, window cleaners. 

Paul Currie: TEET

Paul Currie: TEET

Come immerse yourself in the steamy hot waters of TEET as Paul Currie dissolves, froths and fizzes all around you. 

C*nt!

C*nt!

Malcolm Hardee and Morecambe Fringe Award winner presents her C*nt! C*nt! is an irreverent poke into the controversy and clout of the C-word and an opportunity to indulge the simp… 

C*nt!

C*nt!

Malcolm Hardee and Morecambe Fringe Award winner presents her C*nt! C*nt! is an irreverent poke into the controversy and clout of the C-word and an opportunity to indulge the simp… 

Sexpert Madame K

Sexpert Madame K

There’s no such thing as a bad dick, just bad men. 

Something in the Water – For Kids!

Something in the Water – For Kids!

Grumms doesn’t see themselves in the Barbies or GI Joes they play with. 

Fantastic Vehicles (4 Decay)

Fantastic Vehicles (4 Decay)

What do you get when a renowned psychoanalyst marries a hasty widow who relocates into the family estate, Elsewhere Manor – mansion slash mental ward – with her bastard son who… 

Egg

Egg

Single, 32, and with her clock ticking, Erin’s eggs – according to Facebook – are “dying off. 

Something in the Water

Something in the Water

‘Enter into a wacky world of sea monsters in high heels and angry mobs with tiny pitchforks’ (InDaily. 

We Missed You

We Missed You

A theatrical film about the impact of the pandemic through the eyes of clowns. 

Clowntown: Patty and Giggles Go to the Zoo, a Funtastic Day Out with Sphere Clown Band

Clowntown: Patty and Giggles Go to the Zoo, a Funtastic Day Out with Sphere Clown Band

‘Infectious fun’ ***** (FringeReview. 

Yellow Bird Chase

Yellow Bird Chase

A clownish maintenance crew finds a magical bird and the mad chase begins. 

Elf Lyons: Raven

Elf Lyons: Raven

Comedy It-girl Elf floats to Fringe with a horrifying comedy show inspired by Stephen King. 

Brotipo

Brotipo

Crazy Canadian circus for the young, is premiering in Edinburgh after visiting 16 countries! The art of giving each other a chance and collaborating when the right time comes, is w… 

It All

It All

Cameron Cook’s debut solo show, previously performed to full houses at Soho Theatre, offers up that rare and sought-after Fringe experience – you see a show, you know next to not… 

The Kagools: Cirque du Kagool

The Kagools: Cirque du Kagool

Multi-award-winning physical comedy duo, The Kagools, return with their hit show. 

Anna KareniNa Na Na

Anna KareniNa Na Na

A hilarious and ludicrous take on the masterpiece by Leo Tolstoy. 

Legs

Legs

If at any point you have used your legs, thought about legs or if you know someone with legs, then this is the show for you. 

Chalk (A Silent Comedy)

Chalk (A Silent Comedy)

I didn’t know what to expect walking into Chalk. 

Needle Dicks

Needle Dicks

Funny, young, hot and one of them is ethnic. 

Only Bones 1.0 – Thom Monckton

Only Bones 1.0 – Thom Monckton

The show is called Only Bones, which is confusing given that its performer, Thomas Monckton, doesn’t seem to have any. 

Bait: Kill the Princess

Bait: Kill the Princess

Princess dresses and cleaning supplies turn into painfully comical horses, lakes, capes, ans tents for you to hide in. 

Andrea Spisto: Butch Princesa

Andrea Spisto: Butch Princesa

Here's a new twist on the cabaret variety show: one woman performs the whole variety. 

Totally Plucked

Totally Plucked

Hello sweetie! Get ready for a new sense of comedy and performance which, together, produce a raw and physically engaging show. 

beep boop

beep boop

Most of you are probably reading this review on a portable device right now. 

The Sacrifice

The Sacrifice

Prepare for the most epic spectacle you will ever experience. 

The Pushkinettes: We Must Live

The Pushkinettes: We Must Live

The Pushkinettes (Julia Masli, Tatiana Collet-Apraxine and Julie Nesher) are delighted to invite you to the traditional and very unusual memorial ceremony of Anna Karenina, the tra… 

Ex-Batts and Broilers

Ex-Batts and Broilers

Gail and Gemma are two delightful chickens in a cage, discovering life as it comes. 

Lovinda Heart: Penetration

Lovinda Heart: Penetration

Stand-up tantra diving shamelessly into the heart of your matter. 

Soup Group!

Soup Group!

Two chefs are meant to be making a soup. 

2Elfth Night

2Elfth Night

Keane & Doyle have been spies, wizards, witches and cosmological assassins. 

Stepdads: Step Up

Stepdads: Step Up

Meet the two men who wish they were your dad (but who are glad he went to prison. 

The Living Room

The Living Room

What’s more mundane than death? What’s more absurd? In a slice of often brave, often very funny, and occasionally extremely poignant clowning, Amritha Dhaliwal and Gemma Soldat… 

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

Winner: Best Comedy at Adelaide Fringe Weekly Award (2017). 

Bubble Show for Adults Only

Bubble Show for Adults Only

The Bubble Show For Adults Only starts innocently enough. 

Sir David and His Animals

Sir David and His Animals

The magic of David Attenborough live on stage! A blue whale swims through the ocean depths. 

Courtney Pauroso: Gutterplum

Courtney Pauroso: Gutterplum

An intense, enthralling and fascinatingly uncomfortable exploration of the ageing of an American woman, played with a perfected bleak clowning approach that toys with the crowd and… 

Project X – Alternative Comedy Collective

Project X – Alternative Comedy Collective

Join Project X in welcoming the weird, wacky and the downright hilarious to the stage. 

Knock Knock

Knock Knock

Following their UK tour, Hot Coals present this four-star rated d/Deaf and hearing inclusive show. 

Pussies

Pussies

Collective noun: cats, kittens, vaginas. 

Yolk: A Tale of Life, Told By an Idiot

Yolk: A Tale of Life, Told By an Idiot

A ridiculously surreal celebration of human existence, journeying from the womb to above and beyond. 

Cancelled: A Comedy by Darius Emadi

Cancelled: A Comedy by Darius Emadi

This show is not cancelled! The debut solo show from American Gaulier-trained clown Darius Emadi, this energetic, anarchic show combines clown, bouffon, subversive audience interac… 

Lucy Hopkins: Secrt Circl

Lucy Hopkins: Secrt Circl

Calling the courageous, faithless and broken to the late-night, interactive ceremony of the present moment we always hoped we’d never need. 

Rob Copland: Strange Jam

Rob Copland: Strange Jam

Ready your laughing gear for a delicious dollop of Strange Jam, a unique blend of high-energy, clowning-based stand-up from, Rob Copland. 

Bost Uni Plues

Bost Uni Plues

Everyone says that university is the best three years of your life! So what happens next? Based on true experiences told by graduates, join three clowns as they leave the comfort o… 

Writings of Ernest Holst

Writings of Ernest Holst

Sven Verelst is an independent physical actor from Belgium making his first international solo performance for all the family to enjoy. 

Lucy Pearman: Baggage

Lucy Pearman: Baggage

Pearman, an Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee, Leicester Comedy Awards Best Show nominee, ‘star in the making’ (**** Telegraph) and co-star of BBC Two’s Mister Winner a… 

Forbruker

Forbruker

Forbruker: a one-woman advert break. 

Intolerable Side Effects

Intolerable Side Effects

Millennial-female-clown rabbit Diane wants to find love but she’s having some serious problems with her contraception. 

Wild Women and Oneironauts

Wild Women and Oneironauts

Three goddesses are summoned to Earth through an ancient ritual; instead, the heavens send the women your mother hoped you would never become. 

Helen Duff Is the Tits

Helen Duff Is the Tits

And she doesn’t give a damn who knows it. 

Luke Rollason's Infinite Content

Luke Rollason's Infinite Content

Switch on your phones and switch off your brains, as one idiot enters the cloud and puts his mind on a spin cycle for your entertainment. 

Tartuffe or The Hypocrite

Tartuffe or The Hypocrite

Tartuffe or the Hypocrite, the Moliere Classic with a nod to cirque and commedia, is not your average take on Tartuffe! Orgon, the patriarch of the family, has decided to give all … 

The Gravel Road Show presents Oklahoma, USA!

The Gravel Road Show presents Oklahoma, USA!

Direct from the Wild West, the infamous Gravel Road Show presents Oklahoma, USA!, a world-premiere cabaret featuring blood and thunder melodrama, heel-kickin’ musical theatre and… 

The Wonder Jam

The Wonder Jam

Sell-out late-night comedy party! Join the ‘hilarious’ (BroadwayBaby. 

Eric Lampaert: Yum Yum

Eric Lampaert: Yum Yum

After having purged some secrets and shames from his unconscious, Eric now feels so good that all he wants to do is make you feel the same. 

2 Clowns 1 Cup

2 Clowns 1 Cup

Sex. 

Zeroko's Teatime

Zeroko's Teatime

The teatime show by mime and clowning comedy duo Zeroko from Tokyo. The heart-warming performance represents the breathing sigh of after-teatime relief.  

Never Heard of It

Never Heard of It

Never-before-seen nonsense on stage. 

Gethin Alderman is: Sublime

Gethin Alderman is: Sublime

Daft and silly in equal measure, this anarchic mash-up of clown and character comedy will leave you unable to look at a limes the same way again. 

Rice and Chips

Rice and Chips

They say you can have the best of both worlds, but not with Marvin McCarthy; he is the epitome of having neither. 

Legs

Legs

Legs* are what most humans stand on. 

All Work, No Play

All Work, No Play

We all have to work. 

Absolutely Reliable!

Absolutely Reliable!

Times are tough for George. 

Amy Howerska: Serious Face

Amy Howerska: Serious Face

Non TV-famous, non award-winning comic Amy Howerska returns because she’s not yet learnt her lesson. 

Linda: Easy Killing

Linda: Easy Killing

The world is filled to the brim with pain, anger and death. 

Viking Millennials

Viking Millennials

A deadly hour of comedy featuring two Norwegian stand-ups, Thor Stenhaug and Pernilla Holland. 

Gerry Carroll – Crock or Gold

Gerry Carroll – Crock or Gold

Do you know what the number one song was when you were born? Gerry does and (spoiler alert) he’ll sing it. 

Lucy Hopkins: Ceremony of Golden Truth

Lucy Hopkins: Ceremony of Golden Truth

Collective act of golden manifestation. 

Phil Ellis: Au Revoir

Phil Ellis: Au Revoir

Phil says goodbye to Edinburgh forever. 

Privates: A Sperm Odyssey

Privates: A Sperm Odyssey

Attention all sperm! This is a military operation in procreation. 

Róisín and Chiara: Get Nupty

Róisín and Chiara: Get Nupty

A brand-new hour of improvising genius from cult-in-the-making duo Róisín and Chiara. 

Double Denim: Adventure Show

Double Denim: Adventure Show

Part safari party. 

Edward Aczel - Artificial Intellect

Edward Aczel - Artificial Intellect

Ed promises to come up with a big idea to hang the whole thing on – but probably it’ll be based on a loose set of unconnected themes with no real purpose. 

Madame Señorita: Espousa

Madame Señorita: Espousa

Your favourite award-winning Spanish clown’s attempt to experience her own (mis)interpretation of perfect, romantic love. 

The Establishment: Le Bureau de Strange

The Establishment: Le Bureau de Strange

Expert stupidity from multi award-winning comedy duo, Dan Lees and Neil Frost. 

Leo Mohr: When I Was Zorro

Leo Mohr: When I Was Zorro

Hello. 

Sunshine

Sunshine

All Mr Sand wanted to do was relax and enjoy the breeze of the sea air on his skin, and the sunshine on his face. 

Serena Flynn: Baubo Goddess of Filth

Serena Flynn: Baubo Goddess of Filth

Your worst and best possible self. 

Tony Law: Identifies

Tony Law: Identifies

Tony Law identifies as a hominid. 

The Latebloomers: Scotland!

The Latebloomers: Scotland!

Join us for a wild ride, with rhythm, body percussion, singing, stomping, clowning and the spirit of Scotland! ‘The Latebloomers are an extremely talented and professional act who … 

Viggo the Viking

Viggo the Viking

Best Comedy winner, Brighton Fringe 2016 (Zach & Viggo). 

Witch Hunt

Witch Hunt

Following their award-winning show Enter The Dragons, A&E Comedy return with a surreal and darkly hilarious brouhaha directed by Cal McCrystal. 

Martin Marki

Martin Marki

This is the debut solo show of the most unknown Norwegian, Martin Marki. 

Aunty

Aunty

‘HELLO EVERYONE IT’S YOUR AUNTY HERE. 

The Slinks

The Slinks

A melodramatic poet, a curious clown and a slanted piano. 

Luke Rollason's Planet Earth

Luke Rollason's Planet Earth

Luke Rollason is a silly man who made me cry with laughter today. 

The Bean Counter

The Bean Counter

Competitions are serious business. 

Zach Zucker: Human Person

Zach Zucker: Human Person

Winner: Rising Star Award (TheMediaEye. 

Garry Starr Performs Everything

Garry Starr Performs Everything

Starr is a bag of nervous insecurity, wrapped up in a paper thin façade of theatrical overconfidence. 

Button, Buckle and Bow

Button, Buckle and Bow

Three colourful clowns discover the beauty and joy found in the changing of the seasons. Join Button, Buckle and Bow on their wonderful adventure. 

Pig Circus

Pig Circus

Pigs, pomp and porkers abound in this off-the-wall clown show about our government’s handling of Brexit negotiations. 

The Penniless Optimist

The Penniless Optimist

Trapped in a TV box world, Po is on a quest to retrieve his one and only worldly possession, his optimistic hat. 

A&E

A&E

A cast of 1. 

Heather and Harry

Heather and Harry

Heather and Harry is a romantic yarn detailing the story of Heather, an angel cast out of heaven by her misogynist rapping boyfriend Zeus, of Greek mythology fame. 

Lemons

Lemons

Doctor Klevemark isn’t a real doctor, but she believes in the power of positive thinking. 

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

Winner: Best Comedy Brighton Fringe (2016). 

The Lampoons: House on Haunted Hill

The Lampoons: House on Haunted Hill

A late night slot at the Pleasance Dome perfectly suits the latest offering from The Lampoons, a raucous, defiantly silly parody of the creaky well-loved William Castle classic, de… 

The Artist

The Artist

Thom Monckton of Finland’s Circo Aereo returns to Edinburgh with a hugely entertaining hour of silliness. 

The Flop

The Flop

It seems that Cardiff-based Hijinx Theatre Company are happy to take risks. 

The Establishment: Le Bureau de Strange

The Establishment: Le Bureau de Strange

Side-splitting, stiff-upper-lipped hilarity from critically acclaimed duo Dan Lees and Neil Frost, plus very special guests. 

Waiting For It

Waiting For It

In this mystical Latin-American adventure, in a computer-dominated future, a machine creates two scientists in order to find ‘it’, plunging them into mythical lands to face fantast… 

Goodbye... I'm Leaving

Goodbye... I'm Leaving

It’s the hilarious frustration of a clown who tries to leave the stage but never manages to complete his departure. 

Kaput

Kaput

For anyone who thinks they don't make physical comedians like Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton any more, here's a word from the wise—which, in this context, essentially … 

Lucy Pearman: Fruit Loop

Lucy Pearman: Fruit Loop

There are too many shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 

Where the Hell is Bernard?

Where the Hell is Bernard?

Dystopia is a tricky subject matter to get right in a world obsessed with its own destruction as our current one. 

Prune

Prune

Prune the bouffon is the shrivelled and bitter product of a break-up, birthed from the pain of Serena Flynn’s ex cheating on her with webcam girls. 

Secret Comedy Cabaret

Secret Comedy Cabaret

Take a chance on a real free Fringe experience. 

Gethin Alderman: Limelight

Gethin Alderman: Limelight

Gethin Alderman presents his new show all about limes. 

The Gravel Road Show and the Cult of True Womanhood

The Gravel Road Show and the Cult of True Womanhood

Direct from the USA, the infamous Gravel Road Show presents The Cult of True Womanhood in a world-premiere cabaret that dismantles the four cardinal virtues of “true” womanhood… 

Wigwam Wonder Jam

Wigwam Wonder Jam

Earlyish late-night comedy tent party! A marshmallow melt of mirth, music and mayhem in the Spiegelyurt. 

Clowntown: I Can Do Anything, the Funtastic Show by Sphere Clown Band

Clowntown: I Can Do Anything, the Funtastic Show by Sphere Clown Band

‘Five stars! Infectious fun’ (FringeReview. 

Marny Godden: Marny Town

Marny Godden: Marny Town

Come on down to Marny Town! Join Marny as she performs some of her favourite characters and, for the first time, she gives us fascinating insight into the real-life inspiration beh… 

Swap/Troc

Swap/Troc

Swap/Troc is an evocative escapade by clown duo, Corentin Boisset (France) and Sita Pieraccini (Scotland). 

Late Night Nonsense: Variety Show

Late Night Nonsense: Variety Show

A variety show of absurdist comedy. 

Madame Señorita: QUEST!ON

Madame Señorita: QUEST!ON

Award-winning Spanish clown-diva show inspired by a life crisis and the really big questions. 

The Establishment: Fool Britannia

The Establishment: Fool Britannia

Dan Lees and Neil Forst take you back to school for a very abridged and extremely silly history lesson. 

Happy Zappy Hour! For Troopers

Happy Zappy Hour! For Troopers

Being present and authentic in the moment, it’s all he’s ever wanted to be but the world had other ideas. 

Luke Rollason's Planet Earth

Luke Rollason's Planet Earth

Luke Rollason’s Planet Earth is a low-budget, one-man nature documentary set in a future where our worst predictions came true – following ecological collapse, thousands of endan… 

Bonqrz

Bonqrz

A BonQrz style seminar about how Narin Oz’s disastrous life choices made her decide to be a budgerigar. 

Sèayoncè

Sèayoncè

‘Do you believe in love. 

The Kagools: Kula

The Kagools: Kula

Multi award-winning physical comedy duo, The Kagools, are unstoppable as they propel silent comedy into the 21st century with pure joy, anarchic buffoonery and unique 'wit and ima… 

Nathan Lang: The Stuntman

Nathan Lang: The Stuntman

The Stuntman returns after last year's sell-out run with his surreal off-the-wall tale of triumph. 

Paul Patin: Angelo

Paul Patin: Angelo

Paul Patin is a French actor/singer/dancer who has performed around the world with international companies for more than 10 years. 

Viggo Venn: Pepito

Viggo Venn: Pepito

Nominee: Best Comedy Award – Fringe World 2018. 

Captain Cauliflower and Marvin the Mischievous Moose

Captain Cauliflower and Marvin the Mischievous Moose

Join the invincible Captain Cauliflower and his faithful companion Marvin on an unforgettable adventure, filled with extreme silliness and unquestionable danger. 

Signor Baffo's Restaurant

Signor Baffo's Restaurant

There’s chaos in the kitchen when Signor Baffo’s left in charge! How do you make a chicken lay an egg? And how exactly does a sausage roll? Expect plates full of fun, with gene… 

Andrea Spisto: Miss Venezuela

Andrea Spisto: Miss Venezuela

One Venezuelan beauty queen goes on a radical journey of self-discovery as she prepares for the all-important Miss Universe competition. 

Grumpy Pants

Grumpy Pants

All the way from Spain, Grumpy Pants is a hilarious show for the whole family. 

The Fresh Prince of Comedy – Kyle Legacy

The Fresh Prince of Comedy – Kyle Legacy

The Fresh Prince of the comedy is a master of the crowd and slave to the laugh. 

Lucy Hopkins: Secrt Circl

Lucy Hopkins: Secrt Circl

Calling the courageous, faithless and broken. 

Match

Match

Self-proclaimed “love expert” and award-winning clown Kiva Murphy brings you on an absurd journey about the crazy things people do to find their perfect match. 

Pop Ditz

Pop Ditz

Pop Ditz is a contemporary clown and character comedy show about pop culture, obsessions and freedom of expression performed by one ditsy Norwegian. 

Helen Duff: How Deep Is Your Duff?

Helen Duff: How Deep Is Your Duff?

Whip-smart stream-of-consciousness comedy from ‘master of shamelessly silly yet socially conscious clowning’ **** (BroadwayBaby. 

Natalie Palamides: Nate

Natalie Palamides: Nate

For the first time in history, it’s hard to be a man. 

Beard: Baby Come Back

Beard: Baby Come Back

Returning after their award-winning, sell-out 2015 show, Beard (‘one of the best kept secrets in comedy-town’ (List)) are back with their genre-defying comedy. 

A Clown Show About Rain

A Clown Show About Rain

Following the ‘audacious’ (**** (Scotsman)) and critically acclaimed Follow Suit, Silent Faces return to the Fringe with more physical political fooling in the heart-warming A … 

Clara Cupcakes – The Worst

Clara Cupcakes – The Worst

Nominated for the 2017 Golden Gibbo (Best Independent Production) at Melbourne Comedy Festival. 

Better Together

Better Together

Join the three delightful clowns who make waiting for a bus a tragically complicated affair. 

Enter the Dragons

Enter the Dragons

Enter the Dragons is a riotous, surreal odyssey exploring the pressures facing women as they age. 

We Are Ian

We Are Ian

There’s something both hilarious and poignant about the dynamic between younger and older generations, the way in which the older relate the tales of their own youth to younger n… 

Perhaps Perhaps Quizás

Perhaps Perhaps Quizás

I have a great admiration for clowning; whilst superficially there is most certainly a stereotype of the heavily made-up children’s entertainer doing nothing more than blowing up… 

Luke Rollason Presents Planet Earth III

Luke Rollason Presents Planet Earth III

Planet Earth III is a low-budget, one-man nature documentary, set in a future where our worst predictions came true – following ecological collapse, thousands of endangered speci… 

Zach Zucker – Human Person

Zach Zucker – Human Person

If I could bottle some of Zack Zucker’s confidence, enthusiasm and energy I could create a cure for depression and low self-esteem. 

Leebo Luby - Farucchio Peru Is Extraordinaire

Leebo Luby - Farucchio Peru Is Extraordinaire

Farucchio Peru is an enigma wrapped in an ego, surrounded by an unpronounceable name. 

Jamie Wood: I Am a Tree

Jamie Wood: I Am a Tree

Comedian/guru Jamie Wood returns with his new show I Am A Tree in Assembly’s enchantingly draped gypsy-chic Omnitorium theatre space. 

Juan Vesuvius: I am Your Deejay

Juan Vesuvius: I am Your Deejay

New Zealand’s Barnie Duncan has created a perfect comedy persona; he’s believable enough as a character but ridiculous in so many perfectly pitched ways. 

Tatterdemalion

Tatterdemalion

Solo comedy show Tatterdemalion’s Henry Maynard is charming, ridiculous, adorably pathetic and completely enchanting as he frolics about excitedly miming out conversation to audi… 

Shit I'm in Love With You Again

Shit I'm in Love With You Again

Join Outstanding Canadian Comedy Award winner Rachelle Elie in her boisterous, bawdy romp through the multiple manifestations of love and relationships. 

Natalie Palamides: LAID

Natalie Palamides: LAID

The Edinburgh Fringe debut of LA-based comedian Natalie Palamides will not be what you expect but it will be one of the best things you see at the festival this year. 

Omar & Lee's Countercultural Comedic Cavalcade

Omar & Lee's Countercultural Comedic Cavalcade

Omar & Lee are two countercultural clowns on a mission to enlighten and entertain. 

Frank Foucault: Shoes (WIP)

Frank Foucault: Shoes (WIP)

Jacques Tati once said ‘funniness starts in the feet’. 

Follow Suit

Follow Suit

Set in a stark environment of desks and bare lightbulbs, Silent Faces’ Follow Suit is a cutting parody of life in the corporate sector. 

The Establishment: Eton Mess

The Establishment: Eton Mess

Satire can often be found at the root of absurdism. 

Elf Lyons: Swan

Elf Lyons: Swan

After 2016’s slightly disappointing Pelican, Elf Lyons returns to the Fringe this year with a comic masterpiece that elucidates her status as a master of the alternative form. 

The Stuntman

The Stuntman

Professional idiot Nathan Lang (Pinhead from Neighbours) tells the high-energy, surreal tale of The Stuntman through clowning, characters, physical comedy and real onstage stunts. 

Trygve vs a Baby

Trygve vs a Baby

Phineas Wakenshaw is a consummately confident performer, effortlessly charming packed out audiences with a sweet smile and immense stage presence. 

Zach & Viggo

Zach & Viggo

Meet Zach & Viggo; Zach is a roguish American oozing with boyish charm. 

Shit I'm in Love With You Again

Shit I'm in Love With You Again

In Shit, I’m in Love with you Again, Canadian comic Rachelle Elie relates her life story through the mediums of story, stand-up and song. 

Thom Tuck: An August Institution

Thom Tuck: An August Institution

Thom Tuck’s stand-up show, An August Institution, opens with an extended maths joke, which sets the tone for an hour of fairly niche humour. 

The Cat Man Curse

The Cat Man Curse

Deploying sketch comedy in its pinnacle form, Pelican, made up of ex-Footlights Guy Emanuel, Sam Grabiner and Jordan Mitchell, have put together a cohesive and hilarious narrative … 

Lucy Pearman: Maid of Cabbage

Lucy Pearman: Maid of Cabbage

Greeting each and every audience member with a handshake after they take their seats may seem like you’re overdoing the niceties, but we soon find out that Lucy Pearman’s Maid … 

Kaitlyn Rogers: Can I Get an Amen?!

Kaitlyn Rogers: Can I Get an Amen?!

Can I get an Amen?! Is the subtitle of Aussie Comic Kaitlyn Rogers’ show and I do feel like yelling ‘Amen’ by the end of the show, because I’d been praying for it to be over. 

Luke Rollason Presents Planet Earth III

Luke Rollason Presents Planet Earth III

Planet Earth III is a low-budget, one-man nature documentary, set in a future where our worst predictions came true – following ecological collapse, thousands of endangered speci… 

Wolf Meat

Wolf Meat

Grandma is a drug dealer. 

Viggo Venn – The Life of Pepito

Viggo Venn – The Life of Pepito

Viggo Venn’s act is a hard one to categorise. 

El Tradition

El Tradition

Why do we do traditions? Good question! You’ll find the answer and more in this show. 

The Wedding Guest

The Wedding Guest

The Wedding Guest is an award-winning solo character comedy chronicling the ups and downs of two idiots, Juan Dominguez a thick-moustached general, and J’VaAnN a lovesick poet as… 

Alastair Clark: Herding Cats

Alastair Clark: Herding Cats

Comedy man Alastair Clark returns to Edinburgh with a wonderful and ridiculous show of jokes, props and content. 

Roaming Collisions – Free

Roaming Collisions – Free

Noun. 

A Tutti Frutti Cabaret / PBH's Free Fringe

A Tutti Frutti Cabaret / PBH's Free Fringe

Tragic diva Glenda Campari (Nina Baldini) has travelled the world, searching for her favourite fierce females for this world premiere cabaret. 

Paul Currie: Cats in My Mouth

Paul Currie: Cats in My Mouth

A brand-new show from this hairy idiot man-child, strap in for more fun and nonsense as the entire audience is taken by the hand into a true circus of silly. 

Mopey the Clown

Mopey the Clown

Mopey is a severely anxious adolescent whose isolation is manifested visually as a clown. 

Beadledom: Alpha

Beadledom: Alpha

Beadledom, HQ of the universe. 

Candy Gigi Presents: Becky Rimmer's Bat Mitzvah!

Candy Gigi Presents: Becky Rimmer's Bat Mitzvah!

Becky Rimmer, along with her father and mother, Mervyn and Gaye Rimmer, invite you to join them in the celebration of Becky’s Bat Mitzvah! Gaye asks that any young boys coming to t… 

Sensitive Bricks and the Cement of Time

Sensitive Bricks and the Cement of Time

Six award-winning clowns, characters, and comedians all show off, separately. 

The Gravel Road Show

The Gravel Road Show

The Gravel Road Show, featuring the Intoxicating Temperance Sisters, is a world-premiere cabaret that denounces the evils of alcohol consumption. 

Henry Cafe: It's Gameshow Time!

Henry Cafe: It's Gameshow Time!

The gameshow where celebrities compete to end world poverty. 

Losing It

Losing It

Performed by a clown duo enrolled in Cirque du Soleil, accompanied by one-man orchestra Bird Radio and comedy directed by critically acclaimed Cal McCrystal, this show is a daring … 

Hi. (Entering Burned Area)

Hi. (Entering Burned Area)

One clown. 

Jody Kamali: Hotel Yes Please

Jody Kamali: Hotel Yes Please

Need a Hotel? Then why not book a room at Hotel Yes Please, a shambolic hotel managed by Fernando, a clueless dimwit with different ideas of how to run a hotel. 

Marny Godden is One Tooth

Marny Godden is One Tooth

A toothless punk wakes one morning and asks herself the all-important question: why are we here? Expect cod philosophy, serious attitude and a chicken going on. 

Mark Dean Quinn: My Heart on a Plate

Mark Dean Quinn: My Heart on a Plate

I’m really proud of this show. 

The Topsy-Turvy Hotel

The Topsy-Turvy Hotel

Fernando’s rickety hotel is under threat from the pesky property developer. 

Lucy Hopkins: Powerful Women Are About

Lucy Hopkins: Powerful Women Are About

A vibrational revolution of being, channeled by a goddess. 

Beadledom: Omega

Beadledom: Omega

Beadledom, HQ of the universe. 

Being Hueman Being

Being Hueman Being

Luke brings his world of fantasy and ridiculousness to Edinburgh, keen to ignite pure idiocy out of nowhere. 

The Long, Miserable Journey to Happiness

The Long, Miserable Journey to Happiness

Fringe 2011’s Best Newcomer nominee Paul Valenti is back, this time on a semi-silent casual quest for universal truth. 

A Struggle: Work in Progress / Free Festival

A Struggle: Work in Progress / Free Festival

What happens when we struggle to do anything? A series of in-development clown and theatre pieces. Themes will include difficulty, struggle, Ludwig Wittgenstein and snakes.  

Madame Señorita: 25 Different Shows, Come Every Day!

Madame Señorita: 25 Different Shows, Come Every Day!

Award-winning performer Paula Valluerca, aka Madame Señorita, is committed to reconnect with the pleasure of being a totally deluded idiot. 

Panilla Ice Ice Baby

Panilla Ice Ice Baby

Pernilla is a Norwegian on a journey through her past. 

Welcome to Paradise

Welcome to Paradise

Strap in for the Captain and Raoul’s playfully anarchic bouffon rollercoaster that ventures to the darkest corners of the grotto where the mould festers under the tree. 

Mr Danger's Really Safe Show

Mr Danger's Really Safe Show

Mr Danger is a real-life damaged former daredevil who learnt his lesson the hard way. 

Goggles

Goggles

Pets come in many forms. 

Huggers

Huggers

An hour of friendly, casual entertainment and standup comedy for kids, with a few ‘jokes’ that only adults would get. 

Fred Strangebone's Freakshow

Fred Strangebone's Freakshow

Dan Whitehead of Honky Bonk Theatre brings a hilarious solo performance to The Warren. 

We Are Ian

We Are Ian

Loud rhythmic music and screens with flashing slides with We Are Ian written on them in different colours and fonts, provoke high expectations for something cool and exciting fo… 

The Fool, The Champ and The Bandito

The Fool, The Champ and The Bandito

The Fool, The Champ and The Bandito is “presented by BA(Hons) Acting and Creative Performance students, from the University Centre Colchester” who “in their final year of study p… 

Enter The Dragons
BOBBY WINNER

Enter The Dragons

On an epic adventure to halt ageing in its tracks, writers and performers Abigail Dooley and Emma Edwards swim the sea of apology, march the bridge of tears and conquer the dark de… 

BARRERA

BARRERA

Barrera is what a clown AA meeting would look like. 

Elliot and the Enormous Sneeze

Elliot and the Enormous Sneeze

‘Elliot and the Enormous Sneeze’ follows the story of the old man who never (hardly ever) sneezed. 

One Man Two Ghosts

One Man Two Ghosts

Three idiots spoof Noel Coward in a unique and ridiculous vision of ‘Blithe Spirit’. 

Trygve Wakenshaw: Nautilus

Trygve Wakenshaw: Nautilus

Nominated: Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award, 2015. 

Donal Coonan: Mr Grebe Is Taking Your Class Today

Donal Coonan: Mr Grebe Is Taking Your Class Today

Sometimes you stumble on a stand-up so freshly funny that you remember why you started liking unknown comedy shows in the first place. 

Alastair Clark: Uninterrupted Screaming (WIP)

Alastair Clark: Uninterrupted Screaming (WIP)

Comedy’s daft nihilist is back with a new hour of his trademark comedic stylings. 

The Greatest Liar in all the World

The Greatest Liar in all the World

Following the story of ‘The Liar’, a broken down, two-bit mentalist act who has reached the end of his tether and threatens to finish it all. 

A Ship Of Fools Theatre Company: Welcome to Paradise

A Ship Of Fools Theatre Company: Welcome to Paradise

Have you been more naughty or more nice this year? Are you sure?A company of gentlemanly vagabonds introduce themselves with a reminder to relax before the “Art” starts. 

The Performance

The Performance

Rowan Atkinson, move over; there’s a new show in town. 

Planet Earth III

Planet Earth III

David Attenborough meets clowning in this low-budget romp through the Earth’s depleted natural world. 

Better Together

Better Together

Friendship is a loving, colourful, and magical mess! ‘Better Together’ follows three clowns – Tropizo, Squiggle and Doa – on an energetic and imaginative ride towards becom… 

Pelican

Pelican

‘Pelican’ is a whirlwind hour of narrative comedy that’s “wildly funny” (BroadwayBaby) and “thrives off ingenuity and playfulness” (EdFringeReview). 

Helen Duff: When The Going Gets Duff

Helen Duff: When The Going Gets Duff

Master of shamelessly silly yet socially conscious clowning, Helen Duff returns with a bold, subversive and very funny new stand-up show about life as a fully exposed idiot. 

Tracey Tracey

Tracey Tracey

With pronounced teeth and wide eyes, eponymous protagonist Tracey Tracey’s entrance onto the stage paved the way for a larger-than-life, one-woman show from character comedian, N… 

Circus Abyssinia

Circus Abyssinia

Starring Ethiopian jugglers Bibi and Bichu, the inimitable Konjowoch Troupe, ‘Circus Abyssinia’ is circus at its most enchanting and surreal: as seen through the eyes of a child. 

A Clown Fairytale

A Clown Fairytale

Do you like humour, the world of clowns, excesses, beautiful and unlikely stories of love? With Dandy Danno and Diva G. 

Dual Core Comedy Processor Unit - Presented by the Duncan Brothers

Dual Core Comedy Processor Unit - Presented by the Duncan Brothers

The Duncan brothers came from the same erection, but have since gone in a different direction. 

Madame Señorita: The Expector

Madame Señorita: The Expector

Paula Valluerca, AKA Madame Señorita, (winner of Best Female Act at The London International Solo Festival) presents ‘The Expector’. 

How to be Good at Everything

How to be Good at Everything

Do you lack basic skills? Do you want to be good at everything? Then you should watch ‘How to be Good at Everything’. 

Frontal Lobotomy

Frontal Lobotomy

Bold, witty, and surreal, burlesque maverick Jeu Jeu la Foille fuses original beat poetry with the tormented lullabies of Tom Waits, punctuated with scientific accounts of perhaps … 

Alice Marshall: Blood

Alice Marshall: Blood

Critically-acclaimed comedy actress and character comedian Alice Marshall returns to Brighton Fringe with ‘Blood’, the follow-up to her smash-hit 2016 debut show ‘Vicious. 

Zach & Viggo: Dream Team

Zach & Viggo: Dream Team

Winner: Best Comedy Award, Brighton Fringe, 2016. 

In the Chips Because of the Cheese

In the Chips Because of the Cheese

Kate Winslet soaking wet, porcelain thrones and dancing sausages. 

Great Train Robbery

Great Train Robbery

Apparently, one of the men involved in the Great Train Robbery of 1963 resides in Hove - but this story isn’t about him, instead it’s about the women behind the heist, the ones… 

Perfection In Progress

Perfection In Progress

You don’t have to be perfect. 

The Girl Who Fell in Love With The Moon

The Girl Who Fell in Love With The Moon

“It wasn’t a particularly spectacular night, as she sat stargazing in her room . 

The Wedding Guest

The Wedding Guest

‘The Wedding Guest’ is a solo character comedy chronicling the ups and downs of Juan Domínguez, a thick-moustached general, and J’VaAnN, a lovesick poet, as they pine for th… 

Elixir

Elixir

‘Elixir’ is circus like you have never seen before - uninhibited by cliché or expectation, subversive and hilarious at the same time. 

Dignity Off

Dignity Off

Get ready to laugh at the regular comedic odd couple. 

Zach Zucker: Human Person

Zach Zucker: Human Person

Winner: Rising Star, The Media Eye, 2016. 

Viggo Venn: The Life of Pepito

Viggo Venn: The Life of Pepito

Winner, Rising Star: The Media Eye, 2016. 

Oyster Boy

Oyster Boy

Inspired by Tim Burton’s poem, The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy, Haste Theatre transport us to Coney Island where Mr Gelati (Valeria Compagnoni) and the future Mrs Gelati (Lexi… 

Cheekykita: Somewhere in the Ether

Cheekykita: Somewhere in the Ether

Cheekykita’s dream. 

Stick or Wizard?

Stick or Wizard?

‘Stick or Wizard?’ It’s your choice! Gaulier-trained clown, Oli Weatherly, invites you to take a trip with him through the wilderness of his imagination and to make a cho… 

... Yes?

... Yes?

Cabaret From The Shadows

Cabaret From The Shadows

Amid the abundance of hard hitting and harrowing new work presented at the Fringe, one could be forgiven for wondering why we’re all taking ourselves so seriously. 

Moribund - And the Meaning of Death

Moribund - And the Meaning of Death

Brighton Death Forum present Gimcrack Productions’ ‘Moribund’, a piece of contemporary performance addressing our relationship with death, both light-hearted and poignant. 

Super Hamlet 64: Parody DLC

Super Hamlet 64: Parody DLC

Armed with an ocarina, a ukulele and a thirst for revenge, Lecoq-trained Edward Day battles four decades of videogame nostalgia in an explosion of Shakespeare, live music and 16-bi… 

Lucy Hopkins: Ambition

Lucy Hopkins: Ambition

The world preview of Lucy’s new show - a coming to terms/retelling of the history of England and spiritual revolution. 

Jessica Fostekew: You Know What I Did Last Summer

Jessica Fostekew: You Know What I Did Last Summer

A brand-new show in preview from Jessica Fostekew. 

Mr Danger's Really Safe Show

Mr Danger's Really Safe Show

Mr Danger is a damaged former daredevil who learnt his lesson the hard way. 

The Establishment: Eton Mess

The Establishment: Eton Mess

Dan Lees and Neil Frost as two quintessentially English gentlemen from a bygone era, struggling to hold onto their whimsical world of cricket, tea and secret arms deals. 

Lucy Pearman: WIP & a Cabbage

Lucy Pearman: WIP & a Cabbage

“Traditionally, unmarried girls were sent into the veg garden to choose the ‘perfect’ cabbage. 

The Late Night Shop Cabaret

The Late Night Shop Cabaret

“Blurring the lines between burlesque and performance art, their prodigious dumb shows are an unparalleled joy in British variety” (This Is Cabaret). 

Fringe City Family Picnic

Fringe City Family Picnic

Fringe City Family Picnic is a free outdoor event taking place on the 6th of May and 27th of May in the Pavilion Gardens. 

Being Hueman Being

Being Hueman Being

Luke brings his world of fantasy and ridiculousness to Brighton, keen to ignite pure idiocy out of nowhere. 

Odjo: King of the Ocean

Odjo: King of the Ocean

Odjo. 

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

Winner: Best Comedy, Brighton Fringe 2016. 

The Idiot's Guide to the World

The Idiot's Guide to the World

‘The Idiot’s Guide to the World’ is a clown show that explores a variety of physical comedy genres. 

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

In their homemade red and black jumpsuits (emblazoned with an enormous Z and V respectively), Zach Zucker and Viggo Venn are an odd pair — even at the Fringe, the spiritual home … 

Jody Kamali is The Incredible Man of Mystery

Jody Kamali is The Incredible Man of Mystery

The Man of Mystery comes on stage looking like something out of a classic James Bond film: strong jawline, handsome stubble and a black turtleneck — topped off with an orange shi… 

A Plague of Idiots

A Plague of Idiots

Utterly stupid and equally brilliant, A Plague of Idiots is the ultimate feast of physical comedy for your inner child. 

Pss Pss

Pss Pss

This show is unlike much else at Fringe this year. 

Kat Bond: Loo Roll

Kat Bond: Loo Roll

Kat Bond (BBC Radio 4, BBC Three, Channel 4) and, let’s throw it out there, Call the Midwife, brings Pat and her characters to Edinburgh. 

Helen Duff: Come With Me

Helen Duff: Come With Me

Helen Duff has gone from strength to strength, after her hilarious yet heart-breaking Vanity Bites Back show last year. 

A History, w Nowell Edmurnds

A History, w Nowell Edmurnds

A History, w Nowell Edmurnds is a surreal examination of celebrity culture which is by turns extraordinarily captivating and deeply funny. 

Tatterdermalion

Tatterdermalion

Puppet pioneers Flabbergast Theatre have made an interesting move this year, establishing their own dedicated performance space, The Omnitorium, within the confines of Assembly Ge… 

Adventures of Tracey Tracey

Adventures of Tracey Tracey

Tracey likes to dream. 

Journeys

Journeys

A Spaniard, a Frenchman, an Englishwoman and an Italian get on a train and treat us to a series of energetic and amusing clowning sketches that weave together the stories of the in… 

Storyteller, Storyteller

Storyteller, Storyteller

Story Pocket Theatre’s Storyteller, Storyteller pits two storytellers against each other in an epic battle of clowning, miming and slapstick comedy. 

Waltzing Matilda

Waltzing Matilda

The Australian outback, a French sheep and a lonely convict on the run. 

Brenda Feuerle: A Firefighter Woman in Heaven

Brenda Feuerle: A Firefighter Woman in Heaven

After an explosion Firefighter Woman Brenda Feuerle wakes up in heaven – or not? Angels, gods, freedom, beauty… how did she end up here? What will be her mission from now on? A… 

The Forbidden

The Forbidden

A journey of temptation through idiocy and fun. 

Jam Sandwich

Jam Sandwich

Clown duo Sasha and Remy want to start their own TV show but something sinister is at work. 

Brenda Feuerle: A Firefighter Woman at Work

Brenda Feuerle: A Firefighter Woman at Work

Firefighter Woman Brenda Feuerle is on duty. 

Cheekykita – Tittitutar Town

Cheekykita – Tittitutar Town

Prague Fringe award winner and ‘up and coming weirdo’ (Chortle. 

Marny Godden: Where's John's Porridge Bowl?

Marny Godden: Where's John's Porridge Bowl?

Something’s happened to John’s porridge bowl and Marny Godden has crafted an hour of surreal, very physical comedy to find out exactly what. 

Gulliver's Travels

Gulliver's Travels

Familia de la Noche’s production of Gulliver’s Travels is an adaptation of Jonathan Swift’s satirical novel following several adventures of Lemuel Gulliver as he travels to t… 

Tink Tank

Tink Tank

Shadow puppets have a reputation for being, let’s face it, a bit uncool. 

We Are Ian

We Are Ian

It’s difficult trying to describe We Are Ian. 

Once...

Once...

Russian Company Derevo’s Once takes place early in the morning by Fringe standards and many of the audience members at the George Square Theatre might have been wondering whether… 

Sheets

Sheets

Clowning is largely known a children’s form of entertainment. 

Sticks Stones Broken Bones

Sticks Stones Broken Bones

Returning to Edinburgh after a six year hiatus, Bunk Puppets’ Sticks Stones Broken Bones is both an expert display of shadow puppetry and a joyous celebration of playfulness. 

Tom Walker: Beep Boop

Tom Walker: Beep Boop

The incoming audience is met by a tall man resplendent in shorts, M&S shirt buttoned to the collar and white joke shop beard. 

Character Tålks

Character Tålks

Pernilla Holland’s debut solo show is an ambitious but bumpy foray into character comedy. 

Ongals Babbling Comedy

Ongals Babbling Comedy

With breathtaking magic, effortless circus and formidable beatboxing skills, Ongals will have you laughing your hat off, even if you don’t know why. 

Daddy & Robin: Lightbulb (All Ages)

Daddy & Robin: Lightbulb (All Ages)

This is what happens when you ask a four-year-old to name the show while he’s busy playing with an empty yoghurt pot. 

The Creeps

The Creeps

Catherine Waller’s ‘body morphs almost supernaturally into distinct personalities. 

Admirable Fooling or What You Will

Admirable Fooling or What You Will

Come let loose and forget about your worries with feasting, music, mayhem, bloody coxcombs and admirable fooling. 

Stuff

Stuff

What is love? In an immersive clown show with an interesting lyrical vein, Sean Kempton (of Cirque du Soleil) attempts to find out. 

All of the Things

All of the Things

Join Gaulier graduates Georgia Murphy and Evie Fehilly for an hour of surreal comic madness. 

ACMS: The Alternative Comedy Memorial Society

ACMS: The Alternative Comedy Memorial Society

ACMS returns for its sixth Sisyphean year at the Fringe, hosted and curated by Thom Tuck, ‘an authoritative and slightly creepy blowhard’ (Scotsman), and John-Luke Roberts, ‘a leve… 

Elf Lyons: Pelican

Elf Lyons: Pelican

Elf Lyons (Feminist Times’ One to Watch) sometimes wants to kill her mother. 

Weird Stuff

Weird Stuff

Frank Foucault says and does things. 

David McIver is a Very Fun Guy With Lots of Friends

David McIver is a Very Fun Guy With Lots of Friends

Oh boy, this looks good! David McIver is a silly little man and he’s got a bit of fun for you. 

Clare Plested: Flock Up

Clare Plested: Flock Up

Flock Up: def. 

Brickhead: Yeah Yeah, Yeah?

Brickhead: Yeah Yeah, Yeah?

A late-night clown show by absurd, Lecoq-trained clown Brickhead. 

Ken Do's Success for Losers

Ken Do's Success for Losers

You are the neander-fools and I am fire. 

John-Luke Roberts Builds a Monster

John-Luke Roberts Builds a Monster

A thoughtful idiot builds a monstrous show for your entertainment. 

Poncho Orange

Poncho Orange

Coming off a sold out run at Adelaide Fringe and an extended run at Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Best Emerging Artist nominee, Dani Cabs brings his hit show Poncho Oran… 

Rousha Browning: Jumble Sale

Rousha Browning: Jumble Sale

A jumble sale of characters. 

The Convolution of Pip and Twig

The Convolution of Pip and Twig

Epic adventure! Spills and thrills! Complicated love! Heart strings! Song and dance! Twin sisters’ world of safety and routine is blown open when one twin follows her heart into … 

Bird

Bird

A vast and desolate world. 

Mawaan Rizwan – Gender Neutral Concubine Pirate

Mawaan Rizwan – Gender Neutral Concubine Pirate

Comedy’s most seductive idiot is back. 

Crap Music Rave Party

Crap Music Rave Party

Grab your mates, request a crap song and hit the dance floor for a ridiculously fun night! Tomás Ford, (Craptacular!) is proudly the worst DJ in the world, returning with his idio… 

Shayne's Mom on Tour

Shayne's Mom on Tour

Iconic rock star Shayne’s Mom has been crossing the continents on her bike, collecting fans, lovers and badges. 

Candy Gigi: If I Had a Rich Man

Candy Gigi: If I Had a Rich Man

Oy! Everyon’es favourite Yiddish girl Candy Gigi, Malcome Hardee Award winner 2014, has transformed Fiddler on the Roof into something truly bizarre and outrageous. 

Crack in Progress by Lucy Pearman

Crack in Progress by Lucy Pearman

There’s an egg here to find other eggs and see if they’re OK? 30 minutes of relaxing nonsense. 

Madame Señorita: The Expector

Madame Señorita: The Expector

Surreal clowning from a scary, sexy Basque-Spanish diva. 

Defrosted

Defrosted

STV’s Best Children’s Shows, Edinburgh 2015. 

The Pianist

The Pianist

The Pianist is a solo comic contemporary circus piece by Thomas Monckton and Circo Aereo. 

The Weaning of Life / Free Festival

The Weaning of Life / Free Festival

If you want to see comedy that is a little different, this is for you. 

Omar & Lee Present: We Are All Idiots

Omar & Lee Present: We Are All Idiots

Witness the inner workings of the idiot as Omar & Lee invite you on an anarchic voyage through their minds, pushing their sanity and friendship to the limits. 

The Kagools

The Kagools

Fresh from their hit Australian tour, UK silent comedy duo, The Kagools, return to Edinburgh Fringe. 

We Are Brontë

We Are Brontë

A ludicrous and inventive interpretation of the Brontë myth, taking the real and imaginary worlds of the Yorkshire siblings as inspiration. 

The Story of the Nervous Man

The Story of the Nervous Man

Neil Frost can’t speak, so his audience must tell his tale and help this nervous man change the monotony of his life by taking a risk. 

Giant

Giant

Tommy, 22, lives with three generations of his family. 

Amy Howerska: Smashcat

Amy Howerska: Smashcat

Welsh-Jewish-Polish-Irish BBC-box-ticking wet dream Amy Howerska brings you another hour of unfiltered comedy stuffing. 

Only Bones

Only Bones

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Defrosted

Defrosted

STV’s Best Children’s Shows, Edinburgh 2015. 

Bubble Show With Milkshake and Dr Bubble

Bubble Show With Milkshake and Dr Bubble

Come see every bubble trick imaginable. 

The Girl Who Fell In Love With The Moon

The Girl Who Fell In Love With The Moon

Puppetry, poetry, dance and live music are interwoven in this splendid succession of stories from five zany friends. 

Cabaret Whore Presents: La Poule Plombée

Cabaret Whore Presents: La Poule Plombée

Sarah-Louise Young and Michael Roulston remain on top form with their new laugh-out-loud spin-off Cabaret Whore, in which Young’s comic character La Poule Plombée is finally g… 

In the Gut

In the Gut

A funny, tragic and ridiculous guide to baking, birthing and breaking the rules. 

The Tiger Lillies

The Tiger Lillies

The Tiger Lillies are a band that everyone should experience at least once in their life times. 

Storyteller, Storyteller

Storyteller, Storyteller

Clowning, slapstick and magical, non-verbal storytelling create a feast of laughter as two storytellers go head to head. 

MISIRLOU

MISIRLOU

A super-heroine clown who will save you from the fear of death! A lecture on a philosophical consideration of death, a science experiment, a cat, dance, interaction with the audien… 

EastEnd Cabaret: Perverts

EastEnd Cabaret: Perverts

Professional perverts Bernie and Victy are back with an utterly raucous and unashamedly risqué hour of their most salacious songs: all filth, no filler! These fringe favourites ar… 

The Hearing Trumpet

The Hearing Trumpet

Dark Matter Theatre presents a show inspired by the work of surrealist artist Leonora Carrington, using clown and mask play. 

Mawaan Rizwan: Gender Neutral Concubine Pirate

Mawaan Rizwan: Gender Neutral Concubine Pirate

Quite why Mawaan Rizwan describes himself as a Gender Neutral Concubine Pirate remains a bit of a mystery throughout the show. 

Gran Consiglio (Mussolini)

Gran Consiglio (Mussolini)

Opening in 1943 Rome, Gran Consiglio is set with The Grand Council of Fascism meeting to discuss the deposition of Benito Mussolini. 

Ahmed and the Feather Girl

Ahmed and the Feather Girl

Ahmed, a poor orphan, escapes his war torn homeland and joins the circus. 

Acting Funny: UoB's Short Course on Comic Theatre Practice

Acting Funny: UoB's Short Course on Comic Theatre Practice

Taught by established professional performers and University of Brighton staff, this five day course provides intensive training in physical skills and creative approaches for devi… 

64

64

Gerry is a time traveller from 1952. 

Brickhead: Yeah Yeah, Yeah?

Brickhead: Yeah Yeah, Yeah?

Surreal Lecoq/Gaulier-trained clown Brickhead returns to Brighton with more bonkers nonsense! [newline] “Hard to explain and impossible not to like” (Fringe Review), [newline] “Lud… 

Charmian Hughes: When Comedy Was Alternative (The Laughs And Loves Of A She-Comic)

Charmian Hughes: When Comedy Was Alternative (The Laughs And Loves Of A She-Comic)

Izzard, Brand, Hardee - comedian Charmian’s had steaming hot cuppas with them all. 

Dead Man Presents: Tessa Waters: Over Promises

Dead Man Presents: Tessa Waters: Over Promises

Clown, dance and sketch collide as multi-award-winning Australian comedian, Tessa Waters, unleashes her new hour of stupidity. 

Twisted and Tongue Tied

Twisted and Tongue Tied

Nothing like a wild, dark comedy cabaret and a dash of activism to kick off your afternoon! The girls will cross-dress, undress, and try to redress gender imbalance in just 30 min… 

Banging Fun Stuff

Banging Fun Stuff

The Cutlery Crew wants everyone to have fun and prance joyfully about the place. 

Upside Down & Inside Out

Upside Down & Inside Out

Two English gentlemen (or are they?) pull surprises out of the hat (and the audience). 

Simon Slack The Fantasist

Simon Slack The Fantasist

Fantastical absurd one-man sketch show. 

Tatterdemalion

Tatterdemalion

From the creators of Boris & Sergey comes a one-man show featuring puppetry, physical comedy, and mime. 

Rebel with a Puncture

Rebel with a Puncture

Sell-out comedian Sam Quinn will do whatever his sponsors want: tell jokes, do accents, dance, sing. 

Trygve Wakenshaw: Kraken

Trygve Wakenshaw: Kraken

The multi-award-winning, critically acclaimed total-sell-out returns. 

Gloriator

Gloriator

A riotously funny show revealing just what happens when a glamorous French actress and her hapless assistant stage their version of Hollywood blockbuster ‘Gladiator’. 

Elixir

Elixir

Elixir is an incredible display of acrobatics and physical comedy; an action packed hour of circus. 

Madame Señorita: ¿Who are Tú?

Madame Señorita: ¿Who are Tú?

Debuting in Brighton following a critically acclaimed run at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe, ‘Madame Señorita: ¿Who are Tú?’ is a total riot of a show, lead by an idiot. 

The Moscow State Circus

The Moscow State Circus

The Moscow State Circus returns to the UK with its latest, greatest production ‘The Flower with Seven Colours’. 

Save Me A Balloon

Save Me A Balloon

Michael and Maria are an elderly couple, who receive the news that one has a terminal illness. 

Cheekykita Edinburgh Preview: A mancunian horror-ish fish tale

Cheekykita Edinburgh Preview: A mancunian horror-ish fish tale

Cheekykita, a ridiculous comedian like “no one else out there” (The Alarmist). 

Vanity Bites Back

Vanity Bites Back

A “Bold, subversive and very funny” clown cookery show about searching for self worth in a cheesecake. 

Blooming Surprise

Blooming Surprise

If you’ve ever struggled to catch a flight while clumsily carrying too many suitcases and bags, there’s lots to smile at here. 

Smasher

Smasher

“Bold, subversive and very funny” ???? (The Scotsman). 

Hysterical

Hysterical

Hysterical is a dark comedy exploring the boundaries of mental health and wellbeing in today’s corporate reality, where work-life balance often equals yoga, medication and therap… 

Buddhism and Cats

Buddhism and Cats

If you got your idea of adulthood from ‘Friends’ but reality hasn’t met expectations; if you fail to be in the moment and find yourself living through your phone; and if you feel c… 

Mr Pineapple Head

Mr Pineapple Head

A family clown theatre show. 

The Story of the Nervous Man (a silent comedy)

The Story of the Nervous Man (a silent comedy)

Neil Frost has a story to tell. 

MorbidAbnormalMe

MorbidAbnormalMe

The basement of the Blue Man is a cosy Aladdin’s cave of a space, all cushions and tapestries and tasteful lighting. 

My Paper Girlfriend

My Paper Girlfriend

Animation, mime and speech come together in this neat one-man show about love at first-sight going wrong. 

G

G

Like ‘Waiting for Godot’ on speed, this hilarious and moving new show revealing the dramas that transpire when an old TV actress from Hi-De-Hi and a young classical actor get toget… 

Boogaloo Bingo

Boogaloo Bingo

His balls are churning and when they drop, expect non- stop nonsense, outrageous games, erotic works of art and hilarious entertainment with your host Boogaloo Stu. 

Fake Hip Gnosis

Fake Hip Gnosis

Slash/Theatre presents - come into your own slice of life! The land of the free has never been so easy to hide from. 

Alice Marshall: Vicious

Alice Marshall: Vicious

Comedy actress and character comedian Alice Marshall presents a collection of her weird and wonderful characters in her debut solo hour. 

Follow Suit

Follow Suit

A madcap frenzy of physical comedy with a political bite. 

Walke About (WIP)

Walke About (WIP)

Strange things happen on a Walke About. 

Extravaganza

Extravaganza

Join David, Keith, Hans and Romano on a quest to tell their individual stories and impose their so-called cultural offerings onto an audience. 

Fringe City Family Picnic

Fringe City Family Picnic

Bring your picnic blankets and hamper down to Brighton’s biggest family picnic with free family friendly performances, games, crafts and activities galore. 

Defrosted

Defrosted

Love that frosty film or hate it, you’ll laugh your stripy socks off at lovable clowns Cat & Nicko and their puppet rock band. 

Twonkey's Mumbo Jumbo Hotel

Twonkey's Mumbo Jumbo Hotel

Stop the hotel from being flattened! Time to enter the now legendary Twonkeyverse! Malcolm Hardee Award Nominee for Comic Originality, “He creates wonderlands of weird” **** (Kate… 

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

Fresh off a sold-out tour between New York and Los Angeles and an extended run at the Edinburgh Fringe, these Gaulier-graduates bring their high energy and low intelligence to Brig… 

Calypso Nights: Juan, Two?

Calypso Nights: Juan, Two?

Barnie Duncan’s alter-ego Juan Vesuvius has returned to Edinburgh with a DJing set unlike any other. 

Tatterdemalion

Tatterdemalion

Tatterdemalion is a one-man mime and puppetry show in which the audience are among the most essential elements. 

Spencer Jones Presents: The Herbert in Proper Job

Spencer Jones Presents: The Herbert in Proper Job

On any given night during the Edinburgh Fringe there are dozens of funny comics standing on stage talking about the life and loves of a performer. 

Honky Bonk History of The Beatles

Honky Bonk History of The Beatles

All aboard the Magical History Tour! A completely ridiculous and unofficial journey through the world of the Fab Four with the Helter Skelter comedy of the Honky Bonk Comrades. 

The Story Of The Nervous Man (A Silent Comedy)

The Story Of The Nervous Man (A Silent Comedy)

A riotous non-verbal comedy about a nervous man who decides to change the monotony of his life by taking a risk. 

Twisted Loaf Present Stale Mate

Twisted Loaf Present Stale Mate

Libby Northedge begins Twisted Loaf: Stale Mate on her hands and knees, crawling onto the darkened stage, starkers but for her underwear, smudged make-up, and a pair of glittery hi… 

Trygve Wakenshaw: KRAKEN

Trygve Wakenshaw: KRAKEN

Kraken, devised and performed by Trygve Wakenshaw, is a physically charged one man mime show. 

Plague of Idiots

Plague of Idiots

If you are looking for the silliest Shakespeare at the Fringe, look no further. 

Vagabond

Vagabond

Vagabond: Where Will the Wind Take You? is the story of three vagabonds, or clowns, called Cazzo, Lazzo and Pazzo. 

ErictheFred

ErictheFred

An ambitious clown show from veteran performer Chris Lynam, ErictheFred never quite lives up to its multimedia promise despite some impressive and funny moments along the way. 

Defrosted

Defrosted

Just when you thought Disney’s Frozen couldn’t be any more ubiquitous than it already is. 

Book of Love

Book of Love

Book of Love is without a doubt a special show: Lindsay Benner is sexy, silly and completely charming. 

The Very Grey Matter of Edward Blank

The Very Grey Matter of Edward Blank

The Very Grey Matter of Edward Blank is directed by Conrad Sharp and performed by Familia de la Noche, taking place in the home and imagination of Edward Blank. 

Scarlet Shambles: It Used to Be Me

Scarlet Shambles: It Used to Be Me

Best described as cabaret with some clowning thrown in, Scarlet Shambles: It Used To Be Me is a delightful surprise. 

The Soundimals Tamer

The Soundimals Tamer

Dressed in a flamboyant tamer’s costume in a one metre wide circus ring, Tony Gratofski performs his taming number with the famous Soundimals. 

Morro and Jasp Do Puberty

Morro and Jasp Do Puberty

Jetting in from Toronto come clown sisters Morro and Jasp, masters of their craft and hilarious to boot. 

Clare Harrison's 15 Minutes of Shame

Clare Harrison's 15 Minutes of Shame

Clare Harrison’s 15 Minutes of Shame is a variety show where Clare entertains you with everything she has done for fame, from a spread in a newspaper – not in a readers’ wives … 

LetLuce in Sea Men (A Naval Tale)

LetLuce in Sea Men (A Naval Tale)

Acclaimed double act LetLuce (Lucy Pearman and Letty Butler) offer an entertaining hour of very silly, loosely connected sketches on a nautical theme. 

Daddy and Robin I Love You (Featuring the Little Snowman)

Daddy and Robin I Love You (Featuring the Little Snowman)

Surreal clown, singer and Phil Kay collaborator Cammy Sinclair (38yrs) accidentally took his son Robin (3yrs) to a gig. 

Morgan Berry: Watership Down

Morgan Berry: Watership Down

Join award-winning character comedian Joe Rowntree for the rare and wonderful specimen Morgan Berry: Pet Bereavement Counsellor. 

Guruguru

Guruguru

Laugh your head off with this 6’ 10” creature of bulbous presence. 

Brickhead: Yeah Yeah

Brickhead: Yeah Yeah

Surreal clown Brickhead takes you on a journey to worlds both weird and profound. 

FLUU

FLUU

BAFTA nominated DNN star performs his debut solo show, FLUU. 

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop is the debut show of Gaulier-trained international comedy duo, Zach Zucker and Viggo Venn. 

Paris Communal Shower

Paris Communal Shower

This show is like a cake, not a cake made by hand, but by a second hand cake maker that was bought at a car boot sale in Bognor Regis from a man with brown hair and a lisp. 

Animal House

Animal House

Stephen is leaving his little Steph, to go to university and refuses to give her any of his time. 

LetLuce in Sea Men (A Naval Tale)

LetLuce in Sea Men (A Naval Tale)

Charmingly anarchic breakthrough duo LetLuce were wholly responsible for 2014 word of mouth hit Show Pony. 

Brickhead: Yeah Yeah

Brickhead: Yeah Yeah

Surreal clown Brickhead takes you on a journey to worlds both weird and profound. 

Claire Ford: Box

Claire Ford: Box

Outside a cardboard box? Then how do you think inside it? This and other conundrums solved with heartfelt storytelling, clowning, and double walled chipboard. 

Molotov Cocktail Party

Molotov Cocktail Party

The end of the world is nigh. 

Dead Ghost Star

Dead Ghost Star

Free trip to space. 

Scarlet Shambles: It Used to Be Me

Scarlet Shambles: It Used to Be Me

Having survived the catastrophic pile-up of her love life, Scarlet sings darkly comic tales of falling hard, for anyone who’s been unlucky in love – or wants to laugh at someone … 

FLUU

FLUU

BAFTA nominated DNN star performs his debut solo show, FLUU. 

Candy Gigi – Chicken Soup

Candy Gigi – Chicken Soup

After winning last year’s Malcom Hardee award for comic originality, and receiving multiple four-star reviews, Candy Gigi brings the most demented Jewish Friday night dinner to t… 

Amanabanana

Amanabanana

Weird, wonderful and moving. 

Haus of Chi-Chi

Haus of Chi-Chi

Seda Yildiz and Mawaan Rizwan bring their daring and surreal show to the Fringe. 

Madame Señorita; ¿Eres Tú?

Madame Señorita; ¿Eres Tú?

Madame Señorita is fifty minutes of unadulterated pleasure where the audience is seduced by her totally idiosyncratic charm and playful poetry. 

Cassandra: Mary Canary

Cassandra: Mary Canary

Extraordinaire and ex-convict Cassandra turns to the noble art of magic in a final desperate attempt for fame. 

Cassandra: Mary Canary

Cassandra: Mary Canary

Extraordinaire and ex-convict Cassandra turns to the noble art of magic in a final desperate attempt for fame. 

Dead Ghost Star

Dead Ghost Star

Free trip to space. 

LetLuce in Sea Men (A Naval Tale)

LetLuce in Sea Men (A Naval Tale)

Charmingly anarchic breakthrough duo LetLuce were wholly responsible for 2014 word of mouth hit Show Pony. 

Claire Ford: Box

Claire Ford: Box

Outside a cardboard box? Then how do you think inside it? This and other conundrums solved with heartfelt storytelling, clowning, and double walled chipboard. 

Love Sick

Love Sick

Winner of Best Comedy Show Brighton Fringe awards 2014. 

Storm in a Teacup

Storm in a Teacup

Storm in a Teacup, devised by Hot Coals. 

Safe Eyed Coalminers

Safe Eyed Coalminers

Gaulier-trained clowns Jojo Calypso and Gorgee take you on a substantial but pleasant commute to the station of pure idiocy. 

Helen Duff: Smasher – Free

Helen Duff: Smasher – Free

Epic storytelling, synchronised swimming and subversively simple songs from this Fringe First nominated maker of mischief. 

Yuck!

Yuck!

An interactive, fun-filled show about four vegetables on the run! Critically acclaimed comedy duos That Pair and Twisted Loaf present an hour of wicked humour, improv, clown and so… 

Trygve Wakenshaw: Nautilus

Trygve Wakenshaw: Nautilus

The highly anticipated follow-up to sell-out physical comedies Kraken and Squidboy from award-winning idiot Trygve Wakenshaw. 

Mimi Goes East

Mimi Goes East

One man’s struggles to come to terms with growing up, trying to get laid, and have a good night out in communist Hungary. 

The Half Naked Chef

The Half Naked Chef

Stompy’s back by popular demand and he’s gonna be on (and all around) a bus. 

Pop Pop

Pop Pop

Newcomer Penny Greenhalgh is dropping her debut show Pop Pop like it’s hot – a hot mess of sketch, stand-up and ice dancing. 

Dark Side of the Mime

Dark Side of the Mime

An audacious, dark and dirty romp that will have Marcel Marceau turning in his grave.