Enthusiastically vote alongside dozens of international talent scouts for 2020’s hottest breakthrough stars in the making, who battle for glory, fame and shiny moose trophies.
Celebrating Assembly’s 40th year, we bring you bite-size tasters of the very best comedy, cabaret, music and circus from around the Fringe.
Spank! returns for an incredible 17th year with hilarious hosts, awesome comedians and gratuitous nudity.
Ray Fordyce is back once again to host an amazing suppertime show to amuse and entertain any Fringe audience.
A fabulous selection of outrageous queer performers from across the Fringe.
So many comedians, so little time! Twelve top comedy and variety acts perform ridiculously short sets in one furiously fast-paced showcase.
Kanata: the Haudenosaunee word for Canada.
From the management of Micky Flanagan, Mark Watson, Zoe Lyons, Gary Delaney and Hal Cruttenden, don’t miss the chance to see some of the hottest up-and-coming comedy acts of the mo…
Looking for something really different? Have a look at our line-up of brilliant and original alternative comedians strutting their stuff in an intimate venue at the Fringe.
Join us as we explore the ways Gilbert and Sullivan changed the world! Through their own words and music, and those of their influences and contemporaries, this fun, intimate show …
‘Lively, thrilling and spectacular.
Award-winning, rising stars from QM Comedy Society and the London comedy circuit deliver an hour full of social commentary and silliness.
Bold, irreverent, moving and hysterical.
Experience a slice of West End in Edinburgh, with a musical theatre showcase presented by Goldsmiths, University of London’s Musical Theatre Summer School students! Featuring new a…
Girl Code is a comedy panel show, hosted by Sikisa and featuring a group (three to four) of outspoken female women who are all going through varied life experiences, which include …
Legendary late-night political stand-up showcase returns to butter the 2019 world’s infinite supply of stroppy hot potatoes.
Enjoy watching some of the best one-liner comedians at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe rise to the challenge of performing a total of 1,000 of their best one-liners to raise money fo…
Strangely, apart from the Military Tattoo, there is not a lot of piping in Edinburgh during August.
Standard Issue, the podcast founded by Sarah Millican, returns to Edinburgh for a fourth year.
Hundreds entered, only a handful survive – now one will be crowned Britain’s Funniest Student 2019.
We miss Robin Williams.
Best of magic, dance, comedy, singing and more.
‘From fearless and funny to heart-stoppingly raw’ (Evening Standard).
Have a laugh and help raise money for ICAHD UK: Resisting Apartheid, Building a Shared Democracy.
Edinburgh Festival Fringe is a beacon of individuality for our time: it presents a platform for anybody with the desire to express themselves and whatever makes them individuals.
The Laugh 4 Change Comedy Fundraiser features some of the best comedians on the circuit who will come together for an hour of stand-up comedy in support of refugee action.
It’s the smallest comedy show in the smallest venue at the Fringe.
Star of Made In Chelsea, business tycoon, man of the people.
This year the Fife trio will be joined by pianist Fiona Howe to present a delightful variety of chamber music by Reinecke, Molbe, Damase, Debussy, Rubbra and On Wancombe Hill by Ed…
A combination of live performance and short film, with a focus on new material and experimentation, The Paddock is a showcase of exciting and innovative work from the most ground-b…
Returning for its increasingly annual run, the showcase of some of the best “Irish” acts will be a great start to your day.
Join us for an evening of stand-up comedy to raise funds for Barnardo’s.
Ollie and Josh are two lovely guys, who it’d be a pleasure to spend an afternoon with.
Join us on the red carpet for the big premiere of this concert featuring hit songs from the silver screen, including The Greatest Showman, Mamma Mia, James Bond, La La Land and mor…
The Silver Line is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day.
Performing Arts Studio Scotland: Dance at Edinburgh College present an eclectic mix of original choreographic work created by the staff, students and recent graduates of PASS Dance…
Craig and Darren are some nice boys who hit the jackpot when their venue agreed to let them give away free nachos at every performance they do.
Back in Edinburgh for its fifth year, We’re Sorry! A rotating showcase of Canadian comedians in town for the Fringe.
‘Consistently boasting the most interesting line-ups in the country’ (Times). The best acts from the Fringe come and mooch about and make you laugh at midnight.
Last ever year for the show that started the Free Fringe.
Stand-up comedy combined with a daytime TV auction! As a range of bought, found and homemade objects go under the hammer, it’s hard to know if the stakes or the bids will be lower.
Following on from their success in London, Blazers Comedy brings you an outstanding mixed bill from a plethora of hot-to-trot, up-and-coming, award-winning stand-up comedians, seen…
Always packed, this ‘fab lil’ cabaret party’ (Time Out) returns for its sixth year.
Improv Cage Match pits two improv teams against each other, with the audience declaring the winner.
A hothouse bursting with dazzling new comedy blooms (metaphorical), we present a ludicrous, bountiful plenitude of guests, hosted by an ever-changing line-up of Thom Tuck, John-Luk…
After a sell-out run at the Camden Fringe 2017 and four-star reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018, Jew-O-Rama returns to Edinburgh bringing you the best Jewish stand-up comedy at t…
‘It’s like the Royal Variety Show of the Fringe’.
Russell Howard, Miranda Hart, Tim Minchin.
From Edinburgh to Glasgow to Newcastle – our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Spank! returns for an incredible 16th year with hilarious hosts, awesome comedians and gratuitous nudity.
We’ve selected the funniest women we could find at the Fringe and brought them together for an evening of comedy you’ll never forget! ‘An amazing evening of the most hilariou…
Africa is bursting with interesting music stories and crazy facts. Come join the journey.
Talk about doing what it says on the tin! Here you go: simply the best comics on the contemporary Scottish circuit.
This is a quick-fire compilation show featuring the rising stars of comedy each doing five minutes.
Edinburgh’s only dedicated comedy open mic and best kept comedy secret – Mirth Meltdown – comes to the Fringe and we are after hours! Come see the finest comedians of the Fring…
Rising stars Louise Young and Anja Atkinson make their Fringe debut.
The Eastern European Comedy Festival presents English Speaking Comedy Borsch – the series of shows where some of the biggest acts from Eastern European countries translate their …
The Scottish Comedy Festival’s official Pick of the Fringe showcase returns for a eighth hilarious year with another phenomenal hand-picked selection of our favourite acts from a…
‘This is late-night comedy at its finest’ **** (BroadwayBaby.
The perfect appetiser for your early evening on the Fringe.
Four top-quality, fowl-mouthed acts, hand-plucked from around the festival.
Ireland’s finest under one roof.
A mixed bill show with hand-picked top comics. Each night has a different topical theme with a medal going for the nights best joke! Goddamn Loch Ness Monsta!
One man, ten seasons, one hour! The entirety of Friends as seen through the eyes of Gunther and reimagined by acclaimed comic Brendan Murphy.
You’re at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the biggest arts festival in the world – come see a showcase of the comedians that perform in Edinburgh year round.
Award-winning comedian and radio presenter Philipp Kostelecky brings the best acts of the Fringe together for one of the latest shows of the festival.
In a festival that pours scorn on comedy without a poignant ending, one show dares to celebrate the purity of the undiluted, unadulterated and altogether far funnier club set.
Award-winning show returns.
This chat show is the perfect guide to what comedy you should see at the Fringe as host Vladimir McTavish, one of Scotland’s finest stand-ups, introduces this intimate and hilariou…
See the very best comedians selected from around the Fringe, with different line-ups every day in this brand-new family friendly lunchtime stand-up showcase, from the people behind…
A spectacular mixed bill variety show bursting with the best stand-ups, character comedians, musical acts and the most original performers at the Fringe.
A marvellous mishmash of well-known and lesser-known musical songs and dances, presented with original artwork to convey themes of love, childhood, the jungle and musical men.
See the very best comedians at the Fringe, alongside some of the UK’s best comedy newcomers, at this top-rated comedy selection show.
Four of the best new acts on the circuit, selected by Just the Tonic.
London Bermondsey’s beloved local comedy show comes to Edinburgh! Hosted by a podgy gay comic from the remote island of Taiwan, this comedy show has, for month after month, enterta…
Established as one of the best shows of the Fringe.
Bringing you some of the best and brightest acts of the festival for a fantastic midnight showcase hosted by Andrew Sim.
A comedy show for those who are sick of the mainstream.
The Ticked Boxes are ticking the Edinburgh Festival Fringe off their bucket list.
Save your soul with laughter.
Enjoy an hour of the best up-and-coming one-liner comedians on the circuit in this celebration of puns, one-liners and wordplay.
Backpackers and travelling comedians have a similar lifestyle: exploring new cultures, travelling light and relying on booze to socialise.
In its seventh year, the best comics of the Fringe are brought together for this premier comedy showcase.
An exquisitely silly variety night, featuring an assorted selection of comedy, cabaret and musical acts from around the Fringe.
Award-winning gag merchant and UK Pun Champion 2016, Masai Graham, delivers over 100 clean jokes in just half an hour.
Back for its fourth year, Tom Short (Funhouse Champion of Champions 2014, Harrogate Comedian of the Year finalist 2018) presents a selection of short comedy sets from some of the b…
Feast on five of the tastiest up-and-coming comedians on the circuit in this stand-up comedy showcase, including your award-winning host Wes Dalton, featuring a different line-up e…
That’s not an Australian comedy show, this is an Australian comedy show! A sell-out hit at Edinburgh Fringe 2018 and a monthly show in London, catch three of the best Aussie and Ki…
Award-winning comedian Samantha Baines (Lee Nelson’s Well Funny People) brings you a supersized cup of comedy with TV names, the very best new comedians and brilliant guest MCs.
Free daily hour-long showcase of the best musical comedy at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, courtesy of the Musical Comedy Guide website (check for full listings).
Great value, great venue and great fun! Lunchtime compilation showcasing comedians you must not miss with new line-ups every day hand-picked from across the Fringe.
Showcasing underrepresented working-class comedy voices.
The unmissable cult hit’s back for another year, as we select three top stand-ups to create unique routines based entirely on your suggestions! One liners, political satire, or alt…
See the very best comedians selected from across the Fringe, with a different line-up of top comedians at every show.
Paddy Young and Dan Tiernan present an hour of (some of) the best stand-up from the Fringe, brought to you by (some of) the saddest acts on the circuit! Every night boasts a differ…
Offensive is the new black.
Join the funniest acts on the UK and international circuit as they share classic jokes handed down to them by their family.
One of London’s most popular comedy nights Funny Feckers is coming to the Fringe to showcase the best acts from Ireland and beyond.
The show Cülture Elité (written Kültür Èlité) is a comedy show about elitism, art, culture and the silly world of today with Norwegian comedians Lars Berrum and Martin Beyer-…
The 2018 sell-out show returns.
Ray Fordyce is back to host an early evening feast of comedy, music and entertainment from all over the world.
Showcasing the top spoken word talent the festival has to offer – from the laugh-out-loud funny, through the wonderfully surreal, to the thoughtful and emotional – Loud Poets c…
So many comedians, so little time! 12 top comedy and variety acts perform ridiculously short sets in one furiously fast-paced showcase.
Everything else may have dried up but not their wit! The grande dames of Scottish comedy triumphantly return at a new time slot, just as funny and feisty as ever.
Good morning, Edinburgh! After Fringe sell-outs in 2017 and 2018, we’re moving to a lovely new venue.
Just cos you’re a kid doesn’t mean you should miss out on the best stand-ups and sketch acts of the Fringe! Just cos you’re an adult at a kids’ show doesn’t mean you can’t also hav…
North East comedians on one exclusive line-up! Hot on the heels of our popular compilation showcases, we felt it only right to bring you some of finest who regularly reside at The …
Three nights, 30 comedians, hundreds of laughs.
CKP and InterTalent present: Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Special.
Want some comedy with your coffee? Start the day with stand-up comic, radio host and oddball Rhodders, for an hour of Mirth in the Morning.
See the very best comedians from across the Fringe, alongside hot new talent and Fringe newcomers from around the UK, with a different comedy line-up at each show, every day.
A sweet late-night mix of up-and-coming sketch, stand-up and character comedy hosted by Eleanor Colville. Join the revels. ‘Catch her while you have the chance’ (BroadwayBaby.com).
Returning for this their third annual evening of cabaret, the members of St Giles’ Cathedral Choir shirk their choir robes once more to perform a sparkling cocktail of (decidedly…
Last year, Barry Crimmins made his triumphant debut on the fringe.
An Irish stand-up comedy compilation show featuring some of the best comedians from around the festival, for free.
Standard Issue Podcast – the smart and witty women’s magazine for ears – knows a truckload of funny broads, so it makes sense to bring them to the festival stage.
Hundreds entered, only a handful survive – now one will be crowned Britain’s funniest student 2018.
The interactive show where Dalia Malek (CKP’s Lunchtime Special, Chortle Student Comedy Award finalist, Second City Diversity in Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest) and rotating co-hos…
It’s the smallest comedy show, in the smallest venue at the Fringe.
The Edinburgh Comedy Award winner, Live at the Apollo star, the Lidl Enya, the broken Bublé… DAVID O’DOHERTY headlines.
Chris O Neill presents the increasingly annual showcase of excellent Irish talent.
Incredible comics come together, donating their time for free, whilst fundraising for MS charities.
Scotland! Famous for hills and of course mountains.
Brewhemia are presenting some of the finest acts of this year’s festival.
Why are comics so messed up? Aaron Levene introduces a rolling line-up of four top comedians each day as they joke about the one trauma that unites us all, our families.
The finest Geordie, Scottish and Australian comedians come together for a fantastic hour of stand-up comedy.
Australia’s top comedians take on England’s finest in a five-test comedy series to claim the Comedy Ashes.
‘Consistently boasting the most interesting line-ups in the country’ (Times). The best acts from the Fringe come and muck about and make you laugh at midnight.
DC’s Marvels of Comedy is a stand-up compilation show with a difference.
Watch Zillions of Comedians squeezed into just one hour.
A cross between Mastermind, Ultimate Cage Fighting, and the Royal Variety Hour in a bar off Cowgate.
A selection of 10-12 acts to sample.
After a sell-out run at the Camden Fringe 2017 and great audience reviews at the Leicester Comedy Festival 2018, Jew-O-Rama makes its Edinburgh Fringe Festival debut bringing you t…
It’s like the Royal Variety Show of the Fringe.
Enjoy a rotating line-up of bands featuring a host of top local musicians doing a collection of familiar and unique covers, a great night to sing along and get your toes tapping at…
Everything else may have dried up but not their wit! The grande dames of Scottish comedy triumphantly return, just as funny and feisty as ever.
A one-woman theatre piece with cello accompaniment.
After last year’s sell-out success, award-winning comedian Rahul Kohli’s late-night compilation returns with up to five of the best upcoming acts on the circuit right now, for a la…
Spank! returns for an incredible 15th year with hilarious hosts, awesome comedians and gratuitous nudity.
Bona Fide asks the cream of Edinburgh Fringe 2018’s comics to prove their worth by performing material specifically written for the theme of the night.
The Scottish Comedy Festival’s official Pick of the Fringe showcase returns for a seventh hilarious year with another phenomenal handpicked selection of our favourite acts from a…
Just ‘cos you’re a kid, doesn’t mean you should miss out on the best stand-ups and sketch acts of the Fringe! Just ‘cos you’re an adult at a kids’ show, doesn’t mean you can’t also…
On each day of this run Miles Jupp (actor, writer, comedian, host of Radio 4’s The News Quiz) will sit down in a hopefully comfy chair (ideally one with arms) in front of a disce…
Caustic Comedy Nights is a jocular experience featuring the world’s top stand-up comedians, perfect for a lively Edinburgh crowd! This stand-up comedy cultivation-project and the…
A raucous late night show offering a fabulous selection of the most outrageous queer performers from across the Fringe.
Anything goes at the Scottish Comedy Festival’s new official late-night Pick of the Fringe showcase with a phenomenal handpicked selection of our favourite acts from across the F…
A hothouse bursting with dazzling new comedy blooms (metaphorical).
The Edinburgh Revue returns to the Fringe with a collection of its best and brightest local talents from throughout the year in this stand-up showcase.
Is the Fringe guide too wide and confusing? We understand.
Enjoy a showcase of the best comedy talent to kick-start your day with our hand-picked selection – and watch what you should be seeing more of from around the city.
With a friendship that has endured numerous governments, several economic downturns and expanding waist sizes, these two stand-ups join together to bring you a one-hour show which …
The Stand Comedy Club celebrates its 21st anniversary at the Edinburgh Fringe with the best of 20 years visiting the stage at New Town Theatre. Different line-up nightly!
Talk about doing what it says on the tin! Here you go, simply the best comics on the contemporary Scottish circuit.
That’s not an Australian comedy showcase.
This is the fourth year of We’re Sorry.
In six years of stand-up, Aidan ‘Taco’ Jones has met great comedians from every continent (except Antartica, they’re rubbish).
See the very best comedians selected from across the Fringe with different line-ups at every show and four performances daily.
Feast on five of the tastiest up-and-coming comedians on the circuit in this stand-up comedy showcase including your award-winning host, Masai Graham (UK Pun Champion 2016).
We’re offering the finest upcoming comedians on the UK circuit at a bargain price.
Come one, come all to this tragic affair! Comedy Freak Show is an exhibition of comedic rarities.
Award-winning comedian Samantha Baines (Lee Nelson’s Well Funny People) brings you a selection of the best comedians at the Fringe.
This chat show is the perfect way to start your Fringe day, as you spend an hour in the company of one of the finest stand-ups on the Scottish comedy circuit.
Join the cult of happiness.
We’re offering the finest upcoming comedians on the UK circuit at a bargain price. Hand selected from our year-round auditions, this show is quality talent in its prime.
An hour long stand-up show from future legends Ben Behrens, Jessie Johnson, Rob Cooper and Jessie Nixon that promises to redefine your perceptions of comedy and launch western civi…
Stand-up comedians Neil O’Rourke (Irish Comedian of the Year 2017 finalist) and Patrick Spicer (Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2018 nominee) are (p)residents of the coolest…
Totally sold-out shows across the globe.
The sell-out, unique comedy experience returns.
Comedians losing their heads and performing with no bodies! This sell-out show returns with more of the best comedians from the Fringe.
Free cakes and laughs! What could be better? This is a lovely show that’s all about having a nice time and enjoying nice things! Please come along, enjoy free homemade cakes and wa…
Sample show of different shows from within our 15 spaces, and maybe some guests.
As discovered at Murrayfield, Wimbledon and Russia, the English aren’t used to winning.
Hosted by comedians Patrick Melton (USA) (Comedy Central, Spike TV, VH1) and Katharine Ferns (Canada) (MTV) with a different line-up of single comedians every day.
Ten sell-out years at the Edinburgh Fringe, Glasgow Comedy Fest and around the world.
Audiences vote daily to determine the winner in the World Cup of Comedy at the Fringe.
Join the audience wielding Cards Against Humanity to challenge the Fringe’s best comedians to create material on the spot.
Good morning, Edinburgh! Three funny, thought-provoking “menus” of ten-minute plays.
See a huge selection of this year’s big names, stand-out performers and many of the best free acts in Edinburgh at this one-off launch show and party for the 2018 Free Edinburgh Fr…
After an exciting run at the 70th Edinburgh Fringe Festival the companies of three musicals (Porn, X and Suicide) come together to perform musical highlights from the shows in what…
An impromptu evening of entertainment.
Following last year’s debut sell-out performance, HarmonyChoir once again bring you an evening of inspirational and uplifting music.
Looking past the sweltering hot and humid room that the Laugh Train Comedy Showcase takes place in, this show is enjoyable enough for a night out.
Equilibrium combines traditional acoustic instruments with digital technology to create new music inspired by the history, culture and landscape of Scotland.
Rivers have always inspired artists, poets and composers.
I spent last night from the hours of midnight to 2am being belittled, insulted and berated in every way I could imagine.
Looking for adventure? Join us on our modern day musical Grand Tour.
Join host Joe Lycett (as seen on TV giving Lorraine Kelly a quiche lorraine) and a bunch of special guest comedy friends (to be announced because I didn’t have a chance to book t…
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.
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.
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.
Hundreds entered, eight survive – now one will be crowned Britain’s funniest student 2017.
Standard Issue Stands Up: The sharp and witty women’s magazine knows a truckload of funny broads.
A keen observer may initially notice that Thom Tuck and John Luke Roberts, who host ACMS together, aren’t exactly a traditional double act.
Immigrant Diaries, devised and hosted by comedian Sajeela Kershi, is a ‘true storytelling show,’ with an emphasis on the stories.
With the overwhelming amount of options at the Fringe, Bite-Size allows one to see several short and sweet plays in the space of an hour.
The cast and crew of The Big Bite-Size Breakfast Plays coax their audience into starting their day bright and early with coffee, croissants and strawberries.
Following sell-out success in 2016, Edinburgh Music Theatre will be returning with another evening of marvellous movie and musical theatre classics.
Following sell-out success in 2016, Edinburgh Music Theatre will be returning with another fantastic musical production for all the family this August.
Steve Skinner (vocals, guitars, Indian harmonium), Seamus Corr (saxophones, flutes, pipes), John Bradford (percussion) and Ruth Ker (double bass) came together in Leeds to explore …
The increasingly annual Full Irish is fun in the morning with “Irish” comics. There will be “food” served. This is Irish as redefined by your host Chris O’Neill.
Award-winning comedian Rahul Kohli picks up to five of the best upcoming acts on the circuit right now, for a late-night comedy extravaganza! Including some very secret special gue…
Join the Clusterf**k, an anarchic variety night featuring sketches, stand-up and improv.
A good dose of local acoustic talent, join us for a selection of music treats from some of Edinburgh’s finest musicians.
A Comedy Tapas lets you see 40 acts for four minutes each over a four day cycle.
Back for its second year, Tom Short (Funhouse Champion of Champions 2014, Hot Water Best New Act Runner-Up 2014) presents short comedy sets from some of the best acts at the fringe…
Who will risk their life tonight? A rotating bill of bang-up performers from all over the Fringe, hand-picked by your charming Russian hostess Shantisha, the only belly dancing com…
It’s the launch day of the Free Fringe Festival music stages at Biddy Mulligan’s and the Wee Pub featuring a selection of our favourite musical maestros all day.
‘The King of Edinburgh’ (List) and multi award-winning ‘Podfather’ (Elle) returns with the internet chat show, that all the cool kids who hang around the Omni Centre call RHEFP (RH…
Come and witness one of the greatest late-night, mixed-bill shows.
20 years ago, Simon Morley had an idea.
See the very best comedians from across the Fringe.
The Scottish Comedy Festival’s official Pick of the Fringe show returns for a sixth hilarious year with another phenomenal hand-picked selection of our favourite acts from across…
See the very best comedians at the Fringe, alongside some of the UK’s hottest new talent and Edinburgh Fringe newcomers, at this top-rated comedy selection show.
‘Nish Kumar, James Acaster, Tom Allen and Bec Hill are among the big-name comics giving up an hour of their time to bring comedy to the juvenile masses; an inspired idea, and it’s …
Established as one of the best shows of the Fringe. Four comedians, different to the early show. Two hours with tomorrow’s comedy stars. ‘Top value, top comedy’ (List).
The sell-out unique comedy experience returns.
One of the least thought out shows on the Fringe, possibly featuring: alternative facts corner, fake news correspondents, pest of the fest and live guests.
Don’t miss the best of today’s new comedians at yesterday’s prices in this stellar lunchtime show.
Join the funniest acts in Edinburgh as they share classic jokes handed down to them by their family.
Comedians losing their heads and performing with no bodies! This sell-out show returns for a second year with more of the best comedians from the Fringe.
The comedic equivalent of a no-holds-barred cage fight.
Family-friendly sample show of different shows within the venue’s 14 performance spaces.
The 23rd year as the recognised launch pad for future legends.
The Irish are known for many things around the world.
Crashing back onto the Fringe for its triumphant third year, Rotating Bill brings you top-quality stand-up with special guests every day.
Green Bananas is back! Showcasing the freshest up-and-coming comedians and hosted by compere monkeys Benji Waterstones – ‘perfect and hilarious’ (Buzzfeed.
Stand-up comedy from the stars and creators of the underground-award winning Festival Fringe hit Kev’s Komedy Kitchen.
In its fifth year, the best comics of the Fringe are brought together for this premier comedy showcase.
A daily selection of Ireland’s top comics plus guests from other countries. One of the best comedy shows at the festival, all for the low, low price of free!
A rotating showcase of some of the best Canadian Comedians at the Fringe! All in celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday!
Did you support the #WomensMarch? The only place to march this August is down to this female-led show! A rotating line-up of talented, award-winning, critically acclaimed guests, t…
Spend an hour in the company of leading Scottish comedian Vladimir McTavish.
What do you get when you put a Scotsman and three Irishmen in an upstairs bar? A bunch of jokes that are a bit out of the mainstream but comfortably reside above the others: Semi-P…
Funny Women takes over your lunch hour with a feast of comedy, interviews and highlights from the very best of the Fringe.
Three fabulous comediennes on an amazing bill for an afternoon of comedy you’ll never forget, all hosted by the fantastic Mary Bourke.
Everyone wants an Irish Passport but what does being Irish really mean? Is there more than just drinking and the craic? Award-winning comic Mary Bourke presents a hilarious show on…
Be there at the launch of the massive 2017 Free Fringe Festival! See an almighty selection of performers! Mingle with the acts and VIP guests! Meet our mad Chicken mascot in person…
Set sail with the grand dames of Scottish comedy as they navigate you through rough seas with their distinctly comedic take on life.
Appearing for the 27th consecutive year, and in the superb setting of St Andrew’s and St George’s West, Fife’s premier operatic concert group Ensemble (EnsembleinFife.
Join Brigitte and Michael for the third of our popular series of lunchtime recitals.
On top of the breakfast (croissant, coffee and strawberries), there is a handful of ten-minute theatre pieces that are eccentric, funny and outrageous.
9/11, as it now succinctly known, is one of those ‘where were you on the day?’ events.
See the very best comedians from across the Fringe, alongside hot new talent and Fringe newcomers, with a different comedy line-up at each show, every day, as Laughing Horse’s Come…
I’m sure we’re all used to growing the Fringe brochure and seeing shows with enigmatic titles which tell you nothing about the eventual content.
What links a pensioner pick-up artiste, single malt, vlogging and flies? Nothing.
Rondo comedy show Head Sets features a rotating line up daily, so you cannot be certain of what to expect.
Join St Andrew’s and St George’s West Choir in a performance of Bernstein Chichester Psalms and Songs of Slavery, new Spirituals by Andrew Carvel and Stuart M Mitchell.
A troubled heart? Unhappy with your lot? Never fear, the agony aunts are here, dispensing words of wisdom in song, ably assisted by Bernstein, Rossini, Purcell and Balfe.
Join anarchic makers of madness Viva La Shambles as they bring their popular monthly night of chaotic live comedy to the Fringe.
Performing for pleasure not profit; we are a duo who sing and play guitar with a bit of sax on the side; blues, rock, pop, classics, ballads, harmonies and the unusual.
Comedian Ari Shaffir brings his hit Comedy Central storytelling TV series This Is Not Happening to the stage! Nothing is off limits as Ari brings up some of his favourite comics to…
Witty, fresh and clever, Funny for a Grrrl serves a refreshing line-up of stand-up in this year’s Fringe.
The show’s title is accurate in that the two comedians who perform in it are indeed Irish, but the idea that this has anything to do with “championship comedy” is a misleadin…
A tribute to Half Man Half Biscuit’s 30+ years in music.
Hundreds entered, eight survive – now one will be crowned Britain’s funniest student 2016.
The sharp and witty online magazine by women for women knows a truckload of proper funny broads.
Famous as Father Damo from Father Ted.
Join Rachael Liddell (mezzo-soprano) and Jamie Lang (piano), both recent graduates from Edinburgh Napier University with Bachelor of Music degrees, as they present a selection of A…
Join Mervyn and a host of top talent in a glorious two hour variety show to celebrate the 25th year of the legendary Mervyn Stutter’s Pick of the Fringe showcase.
A spellbinding show from the stirring new choir with a twist from Edinburgh is exciting, funny and brilliantly different.
In a festival saturated with comedy shows about Shakespeare, the Reduced Shakespeare Company continue to reign supreme as the undisputed masters at reimagining the Bard into hilari…
Enjoy our popular series of lunchtime recitals on the fine Wells-Kennedy instrument, in the Georgian splendour of St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church, George Street.
With live music and stunning harmonies, join some of Edinburgh’s finest vocal talent and enjoy a selection of hits from the jukebox musical.
Don’t miss this spellbinding show full of modern and classic songs from the house of mouse! Fun for all the family, including singalong favourites from Frozen, Mary Poppins, The …
Pick of the Fringe showcase of the best dance, circus and physical theatre shows.
Big Bite is celebrating it’s 10-year Fringe anniversary with a ‘best of’ showcase: although an enjoyable selection of short pieces - effectively boiling down to long sketches…
Fringe royalty Ali McGregor takes the helm of this reimagining of the Big Comedy Gala in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, with special guest Hollywood and Broadway star Alan Cummin…
Nineteenth and last year for the show that started the Free Fringe.
ThreeWeeks’ Editor’s Choice Award winner Kate Smurthwaite hosts the Free Fringe’s relaxed and intimate late-night comedy showcase.
Spank! returns for an incredible 13th year with sexy hosts, awesome comedians and the inevitable gratuitous nudity.
It’s like the Royal Variety Show of the Fringe! 25th year! Mervyn and his team carefully research the Fringe and bring you live extracts from seven top shows in a packed 90 minute …
Shropshire’s independent comedy club finally comes to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe featuring six great comedians with a different line-up every night but always headlined by Telfo…
Bringing together comedy, cabaret, music and more from across the Fringe, CabFab is the festival’s new weekend party.
Come witness one of the greatest late-night mixed bill shows.
Russell Howard, Tim Minchin, Miranda Hart.
Chris O Neill serves up samples of ten different acts every day so you can pick your favourites.
Join the Clusterf**k, an anarchic variety night featuring sketches, stand-up, and improv.
Showcasing the best the Fringe has to offer.
Family friendly showcase of different performers within the venue’s 14 spaces.
Tired of all of the Pick of the Fringe shows? Worn out by Fringe hyperbole? This lunchtime showcase has all the great comedians who’ve had bad reviews and deserve much more! The be…
The biggest and best comedy line-ups in Edinburgh! This festival favourite returns and maintains its status as the place to be at midnight.
See the very best comedians from across the Fringe, with a different top-notch comedy line-up each day.
Sell-out in 2012, 2013 2014 and 2015, and a big hit at Adelaide Fringe.
A 10 minute injection of comedy for £1! The most intimate venue at the Fringe.
‘Consistently boasting some of the most interesting line ups in the country’ (Times).
Just the Tonic Comedy Club showcases the best of the new talent from the Edinburgh Fringe.
‘This is late night comedy at its finest’ **** (BroadwayBaby.
Ettieboo (Ria Lina) presents the best value cabaret money can buy! Each show is different, with a line-up comprised of the best, brightest and most beautiful acts participating at …
Hilarity Bites Comedy Club present their Pick of the Fringe, following full houses from 2013-2015.
Back at the Fringe for its fifth year, LOLympics is an international comedy showcase.
Hosted by award-winning comedian and UK board game champion James Cook, the funniest Fringe performers play classic and new board games.
The flourishing Amsterdam comedy scene comes to Edinburgh with a bang, a bash and a bootilicious bounce.
Get your afternoon off to the perfect start with Revill’s Selection.
It’s past 11 o’clock so it’s time for the high-octane crash, bang, wallop Fringe comedians to take us to midnight with anarchic jokes, anecdotes, spoonerisms and songs.
Thom Tuck presents some comedians in the afternoon! One catch: they’re all called Thomas.
Twisted Edge Comedy presents the participants of their newly founded stand-up workshops.
Feast on five of the tastiest up-and-coming comedians on the circuit in this stand-up comedy showcase including your award-winning host, Masai Graham.
Tiny Horse Comedy.
If you’re a real fan of comedy, Crack Comedy’s Pick of the Fringe is the place for you.
I say, I say, I say.
Showcasing today’s freshest comedians, destined to be on your shelves tomorrow.
In its fourth year, the best comics of the Fringe are brought together for this premier comedy showcase.
Gag Reflex Presents.
Established as one of the best shows on the Fringe.
Twenty second year as the recognised launch pad for future legends.
Hilarity Bites Management are one of the biggest comedy agencies in the North of England, looking after some of the biggest and brightest talent.
New York-based Irish comedian Colum Tyrrell brings you the best international acts from around the world.
Sam Kissajukian (really funny prick), Jen Carnovale (crackin’ lass), and Kyle Legacy (what) bring you the funniest acts from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in a hysterical lunchtime…
Daily TV Chat Show bringing you the best news, reviews, interviews, performances and much more from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Romania, Russia, Ukraine and Malta are the countries represented in the first international stand-up comedy show where learning isn’t a purpose.
The best and brightest of this year’s Fringe comics in a great value lunchtime compilation showcase, hand-picked from across the Fringe.
Lunchtime stand-up to warm up your chuckle muscles.
2016 Piccadilly Comedian of the Year and rising star, Eshaan Akbar, invites some of today’s (and tomorrow’s) biggest names to share the stage, including star of the BBC, Sindhu…
Enjoy a dazzling performance of everyone’s favourite musical theatre songs with twists, themes and special guests ensuring every show is unique.
This decidedly chaotic event includes some of Edinburgh’s best performance artists, with all entertainment at fifteen minutes or less.
This Edinburgh Festival phenomena, born in 2003, keeps on giving.
Every night of the Fringe there’s something different on at Bedlam.
Following highly successful evenings with Berlin, Porter, Kern and Gershwin, Fife’s premier operatic concert group Ensemble, (www.
Every year a sell out! The UK’s first and premier award for live comedy.
Looking over my time at this year’s Fringe, there have been several topics that have come up time and time again.
Hundreds entered, eight survive, now one will be crowned Britain’s funniest student.
1745 and 2014.
Fast Fringe is a comedy showcase of comedy and variety acts from all over the fringe with a simple but entertaining premise: each performer, all selected by comedy website Chortle,…
BE United and Discover is a celebration of music, dance, performance skills and talents! The one time only showcase will host an eclectic mix of artists including Mellow Chants, Ta…
This comedy showcase features a rotating lineup that changes daily, and is available both during the day and at midnight.
Jo Brand, Phill Jupitus, Mark Thomas, Susan Calman, Bridget Christie, Liz Lochhead, Arthur Smith, Jo Caulfield, Fred MacAulay and Angela Barnes.
A bumper-length show giving you the chance to help raise vital funds for Barnardo’s while previewing a selection of this year’s top Fringe shows, courtesy of some of your favourite…
The perfect appetizer for your evening on the Fringe.
Bill shows (where the show is made up of several guest acts) can be a mixed bag especially when the format is to showcase one venue’s acts from across their programme.
Comedians Daniel Kitson, Mark Steel, Mark Thomas and Ivor Dembina join forces to raise money for IMET2000, a charity bringing front-line medical relief to victims of last year’s bo…
The title of this show refers to the three core acts, Gary Sansome (all Scots like haggis, right?), Irishman Andrew Gilmore (the booze, of course), and Israeli standup Daphna Baram…
Simon Munnery believes that the camera should be used more in live performance, and the result is the fantastical world of his Fylm School.
In their 12th Fringe recital, the talented trio of Frances Cooper (soprano), Anne Lewis (mezzo-soprano) and Colin Dundas (piano) sow the seeds of a musical garden: a floral bouquet…
Aria Alba – Opera for All is delighted to present its new and original Fringe opera, populated with well known arias, duets, ensembles and choruses from your favourite operas, al…
Six superb showcases featuring the very best comedy from across the Fringe.
Metaphorically, if our afternoon Comedy Club 4 Kids shows are Doctor Who, then this is the Torchwood spin-off.
The Alternative Comedy Memorial Society, or ACMS, is a late-night comedy showcase.
Only in Edinburgh could you start your morning off having breakfast while watching some theatre.
An evening of musical theatre classics brought to you by some of Edinburgh’s finest vocal talent.
Don’t miss this fantasmagorical show full of classic and current songs from the house of mouse! A fringeful of fun for all the family including sing-a-long favourites from Frozen…
A compilation of comedic talent from across the Fringe, two shows a day, and all for free – the Laughing Horse Free Pick of the Fringe showcases some of the best comedic talent t…
Word shouter Oh Standfast and Cassie Atkinson (E4’s Drifters) offer the absurd observed.
Russell Howard, Miranda Hart and Tim Minchin .
Come and sit in a cinema and watch two dogs show you their tricks.
West Country comedian and MC extraordinaire, Cerys Nelmes, returns to this year’s Fringe with a full run of her popular show, Pick’n’Mix! Cerys MCs an hour of comedy featuring th…
Just arrived? Then here’s the showcase just for you.
Come and witness one of the greatest late-night mixed bill shows on offer.
Laughter packed, legendary and unmissable every Saturday night.
Why are comics so messed up? Aaron Levene introduces a rolling line up of four top comedians each day as they joke about the one trauma that unites us all, our families.
Where the who’s who of comedy and comedy’s new breakout stars love to perform and audiences love to be.
Join the Clusterf**k; a messed up variety night spanning sketches, stand-up, and improv.
Join us for some afternoon delight in the Gardens.
Tired of all of the Pick of the Fringe shows? Worn-out by Fringe hyperbole? This afternoon showcase has all the great comedians that get bad reviews and deserve more! It’s the best…
Sell-out in 2012, 2013 and 2014, and a big hit at Adelaide Fringe.
A brand new show for 2015, showcasing the rising comedy stars from The Stand Comedy Club’s year-round comedy bills.
‘At the end of a long day’s Fringe-going, this club is Just the Tonic’ (Scotsman).
Our 21st year as the recognised launch pad for future legends.
Four fantastic comediennes on one amazing show! We’ve selected the funniest women we could find at the Fringe, and brought them together for an afternoon of comedy you’ll never…
Gag Reflex presents Tom Lucy, Sean Nolan, Chris Washington and Benji Waterstones, hosted by Freddy Quinne and Kate McCabe.
Award-winning gag merchant Masai Graham delivers over one hundred jokes in just half an hour.
Established as one of the best shows on the Fringe. Four different comedians to the earlier show. Two hours, four acts for £10 or less. ‘Top comedy, top value’ (List).
If you love somebody, let them go.
The games are back in 2015! Different international acts compete for comedy gold.
In its third year, the best comics of the Fringe are brought together for this premier comedy showcase.
Take a punt at lunchtime.
The best and brightest of this year’s Fringe comics in a great value lunchtime compilation showcase.
Radical satirical Scottish comedy, following the sell-out success of Aye Right? How No? at the 2014 Fringe, and on global television.
After a fantastic first Fringe appearance in 2014, we’re back in 2015 for Volume 2.
Whatever your style, genre or taste in comedy, we will accommodate you.
Late Night Laughs at Lunch brings you the funniest acts at the Fringe, we looked so you don’t have to.
‘Comedy Club 4 Kids has stand-up from grown-up, high-quality acts like John Robins, Stu Goldsmith and Nish Kumar, who perform their usual sets, just without the swearing or rude bi…
Your friend and mine, multi award-winning comedian Jack Gleadow presents four of the best acts on the Fringe for free! Featuring acts at the top of their game and the best new tale…
Bobby Mair, Tim Renkow and Dylan Gott roll out some of the darkest jokes at the Fringe.
Pretty self-explanatory, really.
The show returns after sell-out shows across the UK and Europe.
Award-winning comedians play classic, rare and brand new videogames in the battle to become Edinburgh’s Games Master.
A Scotsman, an Irishman and a Jew are back for a second year upon popular demand – the 2 Celts and a Cougar – Andrew Gilmore, Gary Sansome and Daphna Baram, are hosting a late-…
Strikes and Gutters.
It’s the annual two-hour charity variety show filled with bizarre acts and very alternative comedy which includes the presentation of three annual Malcolm Hardee Comedy Awards.
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