Darius Davies: Don't Be Shit

Darius Davies: Don't Be Shit

Just the best bits from over a decade in comedy. 

2020 Re-Vision – Vladimir McTavish

2020 Re-Vision – Vladimir McTavish

A comedy review of the year that was cancelled from ‘one of the finest acts on the Scottish comedy circuit’ (Guardian). 

Alexander Bennett: Lithe in Edinburgh (WIP)

Alexander Bennett: Lithe in Edinburgh (WIP)

People of Edinburgh, I have dearly missed you. 

Radio Moscow Roadshow

Radio Moscow Roadshow

Can’t go to Russia? Don’t worry – Russia is coming to you! The Radio Moscow Roadshow finally comes to Edinburgh as part of its UK tour. 

NewsRevue

NewsRevue

This multi-award-winning show is flawlessly delivered by four outstanding performers at lightning speed and expertly accompanied by an on-stage musical director. 

2020 Re-Vision – Vladimir McTavish

2020 Re-Vision – Vladimir McTavish

A comedy review of the year that was cancelled from ‘one of the finest acts on the Scottish comedy circuit’ (Guardian). 

Press

Press

Press sets its satirical sights on Hollywood. 

This is Not a Subject for Comedy

This is Not a Subject for Comedy

Pick of the Fringe award winner Ivor Dembina, presents a revised and updated version of his solo Jewish comedy show – a story with jokes about Israel, Palestine and the Jews. 

Old Jewish Jokes

Old Jewish Jokes

Pick of the Fringe award winner (2019). 

Jack the Ripper: My Life as a Suspect

Jack the Ripper: My Life as a Suspect

In this show, I Robert Inston(is), narrate as informatively as I am able, on the mythology that surrounds the murders in Whitechapel in 1888. 

Pierre Novellie: The South African Variant (WIP)

Pierre Novellie: The South African Variant (WIP)

After almost two years off duty, award-winning stand-up Pierre Novellie is back at the Fringe and ready to perform to whoever else is willing to leave the house. 

Phil Zimmerman: Killing Granny

Phil Zimmerman: Killing Granny

A whirlwind of satire and clowning, Killing Granny revels in the absurdities and contradictions of the in-human condition. 

This is Not a Subject for Comedy

This is Not a Subject for Comedy

Pick of the Fringe award winner Ivor Dembina, presents a revised and updated version of his solo Jewish comedy show – a story with jokes about Israel, Palestine and the Jews. 

Raul Kohli: Works It Out As He Goes Along (Work in Progress)

Raul Kohli: Works It Out As He Goes Along (Work in Progress)

Raul Kohli was going to do a show about how blind faith is rational in 2020. 

Darius Davies: Don't Be Shit

Darius Davies: Don't Be Shit

Just the best bits from over a decade in comedy. 

2020 Re-Vision – Vladimir McTavish

2020 Re-Vision – Vladimir McTavish

A comedy review of the year that was cancelled from ‘one of the finest acts on the Scottish comedy circuit’ (Guardian). 

Old Jewish Jokes

Old Jewish Jokes

Pick of the Fringe award winner (2019). 

Jack the Ripper: My Life as a Suspect

Jack the Ripper: My Life as a Suspect

In this show, I Robert Inston(is), narrate as informatively as I am able, on the mythology that surrounds the murders in Whitechapel in 1888. 

Ubu Roix

Ubu Roix

An ill-advised spectacle for the digital stage. 

The End of the World Show

The End of the World Show

Edinburgh’s favourite topical comedy show. 

Dear Donald / Dear Hillary (Their Secret Correspondence)

Dear Donald / Dear Hillary (Their Secret Correspondence)

Elaine Liner’s unapologetically satirical play takes liberties for laughs, with the biographies of famous political rivals Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton. 

Shattered

Shattered

In third grade, Diana kicked her crush in the crotch and her love life didn’t improve from there. 

Mark Nelson: Don't Call It a Comeback

Mark Nelson: Don't Call It a Comeback

Don’t miss this post-pandemic solo show from the multi-award-winning Scottish stand-up regularly hailed as the best headliner in the country. 

What Women Want

What Women Want

Is there anything more complex than the female mind? In this 21st-century world, every action is just so difficult for people to understand! They’ve liked my photo, do they fancy m… 

Trump the Musical

Trump the Musical

The Edinburgh satirical smash hit returns newly revised and updated! Election 2020. 

NewsRevue

NewsRevue

Guinness World Record-breaking NewsRevue is the longest-running live comedy on the planet. 

Now That's What I Call... Getting Brexit Done!

Now That's What I Call... Getting Brexit Done!

The perpetrators of 2019’s satirical smash hit Now That’s What I Call Brexit – ‘Searing satire’ **** (BritishTheatreGuide. 

Spike Smith: A Retrospective

Spike Smith: A Retrospective

In the midst of the comedy maelstrom, into which Edinburgh in August descends, I was privileged to enjoy an extraordinary artistic experience. 

Two Hearts: The Comeback Tour

Two Hearts: The Comeback Tour

What an honour to have New Zealand’s self-proclaimed ‘only popstars’ at our humble festival. 

Definitely Not Romeo and Juliet

Definitely Not Romeo and Juliet

On the day of Ernie Villa’s magnum opus, which bears a striking resemblance to Romeo and Juliet, he is horrified to find his company van has been stolen with the cast inside. 

Chris Kehoe: The Second Coming of Chris

Chris Kehoe: The Second Coming of Chris

Would everything be better if piratical misanthrope Chris Kehoe was in charge? Maybe. 

The Creative Martyrs: Kabarett DysUtopia

The Creative Martyrs: Kabarett DysUtopia

The term ‘cabaret’ is harder to pin down than the other show categories for Edinburgh Fringe. 

Shakespeare Up Late!

Shakespeare Up Late!

This 50-minute adaptation of Hamlet is one for Shakespeare lovers with short attention spans. 

Frank Sanazi – Ocean's Nein

Frank Sanazi – Ocean's Nein

With a blast of Darth Vader’s Imperial March, the tone is set before Pete Cunningham’s highly celebrated alter ego, the cult smash and ‘King of Dark Cabaret’, Frank Sanazi … 

The Bugle Live

The Bugle Live

Global smash-hit podcast returns with its unique live cocktail of up-to-the-second satire, powerhosed hogwash and on-demand puns. 

Spamalot

Spamalot

Award-winning performance arts school, LAFA, brings to life the story of Spamalot! telling the legendary tale of King Arthur’s quest to find the Holy Grail. 

Underwater

Underwater

A show in the dark. 

Coconut

Coconut

What’s going on? Why is everyone fighting? Why does everyone hate each other? Who the hell is Alexa? And why are there no women left with real eyebrows? Women are in fashion now bu… 

Andy Zaltzman: Satirist For Hire – Blindfold Cliff-Edge Unicorn Brexit Britain Bogus Prime Minister Democrageddon American Elections Cricket World Cup General State of the World Specials

Andy Zaltzman: Satirist For Hire – Blindfold Cliff-Edge Unicorn Brexit Britain Bogus Prime Minister Democrageddon American Elections Cricket World Cup General State of the World Specials

Zaltzman, host of the global smash-hit podcast The Bugle, brings his uniquely interactive stand-up show Satirist For Hire. 

Political Animal

Political Animal

Legendary late-night political stand-up showcase returns to butter the 2019 world’s infinite supply of stroppy hot potatoes. 

Sales Pitch

Sales Pitch

This Sales Pitch is the only way forward. 

Consumers

Consumers

Consumers: where originality is scarce and following trends is a matter of life and death. 

SAGA

SAGA

A 60-minute English and Swedish adaptation of August Strindberg’s A Dream Play, at a time where the property ladder is near impossible to climb, vloggers are worshipped and millenn… 

Nick Revell: Eurasia’s Most Eligible Psychopaths and Their Lovely Homes

Nick Revell: Eurasia’s Most Eligible Psychopaths and Their Lovely Homes

Nick Revell has honed his comic storytelling craft to a fine point. 

NewsRevue

NewsRevue

If you like fast-paced political satire, polished with a high degree of musical theatre and jazz hands, this is the show for you! As to be expected from the team at NewsRevue, The … 

Mary Houlihan: Me and Jack

Mary Houlihan: Me and Jack

Comedian Mary Houlihan tells the true (fake) story of her torrid romance with 82-year-old actor Jack Nicholson. 

Chameleon

Chameleon

This fiercely feminist solo show from actor and clown Britt Plummer is a charming blend of satire, physical comedy and storytelling. 

Titania McGrath: Mxnifesto

Titania McGrath: Mxnifesto

Titania McGrath may just be a young Kensington girl with a modest Trust Fund and a thirst for social justice, but she’s in Edinburgh to make a difference, and inspire us common peo… 

Leo Kearse: Transgressive

Leo Kearse: Transgressive

Leo Kearse isn't, by his own admission, a 'woke' comedian. 

Johnny Depp: A Retrospective on Late-Stage Capitalism

Johnny Depp: A Retrospective on Late-Stage Capitalism

Travelling to Edinburgh all the way from the US, Val Dunn and Jenna Kuerzi present a show managing to totally embody the spirit of this fringe festival. 

Witches?! In Salem!?

Witches?! In Salem!?

A brand new play by off-Broadway’s Puffs playwright Matt Cox. 

The Last Supper: Gospel of a Heinous Housewife

The Last Supper: Gospel of a Heinous Housewife

A 50-minute long devised comedy, heading to the Edinburgh Fringe in August 2019. 

A Political Breakfast

A Political Breakfast

This show is fun in the morning, in a worrying world, with solutions and breakfast (from the cafe) on offer. 

Kate Smurthwaite: Bitch

Kate Smurthwaite: Bitch

What do you do when after 15 years of making people laugh and campaigning for human rights, you’re still best known as ‘that feminazi bitch off the telly’? The Have I Got News For … 

I Can Cure... (With Subtext)

I Can Cure... (With Subtext)

Anti-identity-milking comedian and life and soul of parties Dr Mark Silcox was invited to the BBC Sound Launch Party, BBC Radio Talent Party and Nick Helm’s and Lolly Adefope’s bir… 

Dominic Frisby: Libertarian Love Songs

Dominic Frisby: Libertarian Love Songs

From ‘mercurially witty’ (Spectator) creator of YouTube smash 17 Million F*ck Offs – A Song About Brexit come comic songs, stories and stand-up for people who think the governmen… 

Alexander Bennett: They Call Me Daddy Punchlines

Alexander Bennett: They Call Me Daddy Punchlines

The rising cult comic presents a show for those without hope, looking for some. 

Jay Handley – White Jesus 2: Resurrection

Jay Handley – White Jesus 2: Resurrection

He’s back and he’s whiter than ever! Jay Handley returns to the Fringe to share more wrong-headed opinions on matters he should probably leave well alone. 

Checkpoint

Checkpoint

In a time of hard borders and systematic segregation, enigmatic stranger Roman arrives at Checkpoint-4 and attempts to bluff and bribe his way past two incompetent border guards. 

Westminster Hour Part 2

Westminster Hour Part 2

The second instalment of Andy Paterson’s dark and funny Westminster drama finds anti-hero Archie Cornwall installed as a Prime Minister who must derail a Scottish Independence refe… 

Westminster Hour

Westminster Hour

Westminster Hour: fatal consequences in this fast-paced and darkly comedic drama with unexpected twists. 

Urinetown: The Musical

Urinetown: The Musical

Scathing satire and winner of three Tony Awards, Urinetown takes us to a time of permanent drought. 

Boycotted: Comedy from Israel

Boycotted: Comedy from Israel

Bringing you the funny part of life in Israel and perspective of Jews in the Middle East. 

Adventures of a Comic Book Artist

Adventures of a Comic Book Artist

Stanley ‘Leonardo’ Sappovitz wants to become a comic book artist. 

Grant Gallacher: Making Europe Grant's Again

Grant Gallacher: Making Europe Grant's Again

Hilarious Scottish comedian Grant Gallacher returns to Scotland from touring and living in Europe and my, how things have changed. 

Rich Bitch – How to Make Money with the Power of Your Mind

Rich Bitch – How to Make Money with the Power of Your Mind

Some people have called it ‘the biggest scam or our age’. 

All in the Timing

All in the Timing

Get ready for word-bending, thought-provoking, side-splitting comedy. 

Ashes

Ashes

Floyd Central’s production of Ashes by Chris Bundy takes a post-mortem look at death and the life our remains might have in our absence. 

Oleg Denisov: Russian Troll

Oleg Denisov: Russian Troll

Days of myths, fairy tales and privacy are gone. 

The Rabbi Preaches – David Kilimnick the Honest Rabbi

The Rabbi Preaches – David Kilimnick the Honest Rabbi

David Kilimnick puts on his rabbi hat and brings the rabbinical mind to the stage as he expresses his irreverence for what is wrong. 

Steve N Allen: Better Than

Steve N Allen: Better Than

In a time when you can’t do right for doing wrong, Steve N Allen (as seen on BBC Two’s The Mash Report) takes a look at how hard it is to be better. 

The Great British Bake Offenders

The Great British Bake Offenders

2018: The Supreme Court find a bakery not guilty of discrimination for refusing to bake a gay cake. 

Trump's Fake TV

Trump's Fake TV

Trump’s Fake TV roasts popular culture with mischievous glee. 

Immoral Maze

Immoral Maze

As more and more subjects aren’t being talked about, the Immoral Maze deals with them in the most honest way morally possible: by getting comedians to rip them apart. 

Gráinne Maguire: Guys... It's Problematic

Gráinne Maguire: Guys... It's Problematic

Award-winning comedian Gráinne Maguire (Dave’s UnSpun, BBC One’s This Week, RTE’s Cutting Edge and Radio 4’s Now Show) returns with a sparkling, exhilarating and life-affirming sh… 

Ella Al-Shamahi and Susie Steed: Gold Diggers

Ella Al-Shamahi and Susie Steed: Gold Diggers

Join the digger, British-Arab archaeologist Ella (BBC presenter and National Geographic explorer), and gold-hating economist, Susie (NATYS finalist 2019, Funny Women regional final… 

Love/Hate Actually

Love/Hate Actually

Amy loves it. 

Good Morning Nation

Good Morning Nation

Welcome to Good Morning Nation – the semi-improvised (late) breakfast show that brings you the day’s news by the purveyors of the day’s views. 

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. 

Gráinne Maguire – What Has the News Ever Done for Me?

Gráinne Maguire – What Has the News Ever Done for Me?

Three comedians bring along the news story they “think” is the most important and persuade the audience why it’s the most important of week. 

Erich McElroy: Radical Centrist

Erich McElroy: Radical Centrist

With politics moving to extremes and into every aspect of our lives, Erich McElroy finds another way. 

Miller and Salmon: Genesis

Miller and Salmon: Genesis

The Jesus Christ and Mary Magdalene of sketch comedy have arrived on the moors of ye olde Edinburgh. 

Radu Isac: Good Excuses for Sociopaths

Radu Isac: Good Excuses for Sociopaths

Do you sometimes think about your actions? Do your actions make you feel like a sociopath? Does feeling like a sociopath hurt your self-esteem? Well this show was specifically writ… 

Roast Battle Edinburgh

Roast Battle Edinburgh

We put comedians head-to-head in a battle of wit and put-downs. 

Linda: Easy Killing

Linda: Easy Killing

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

Ashley Haden: F*ck You, and F*ck Your Beliefs

Ashley Haden: F*ck You, and F*ck Your Beliefs

Are we good people or just arseholes who are good at lying to ourselves? Ashley Haden once again looks to tackle our own privilege in an hour of, at times, uncomfortable and, at ti… 

Trump the Musical

Trump the Musical

Edinburgh’s 2018 smash hit returns! 2020. 

Pierre Novellie: You're Expected to Care

Pierre Novellie: You're Expected to Care

Existing is exhausting. 

Lolly Jones: I Believe in Merkels

Lolly Jones: I Believe in Merkels

EU leaders swap negotiations for disco, tassels and glitter in this ‘razor sharp blend of burlesque and comedy’ (EdFestMag. 

Svetlana

Svetlana

‘The War oan Terror? Whit’s it f*cking like?!’ The world needs a new kind of warrior – a woman, a Russian, a wee Glesca hairy. 

Reparation

Reparation

2024. 

Now That's What I Call Brexit

Now That's What I Call Brexit

May. 

News@1066

[email protected]

Set in a TV studio, [email protected] puts history straight! Roving reporters get to the bottom of history’s biggest stories. 

Stand and Deliver

Stand and Deliver

There is something sad about leaving Stand and Deliver, accompanied by the sound of the Adam Ant song referenced in the title of the show. 

The Whole of Shakespeare

The Whole of Shakespeare

Artists of pantomime and clownery Mikhail Kukota and Igor Chekhov are graduates of the Russian State Institute of Performing Arts. 

The Infamous Five Sketch Show

The Infamous Five Sketch Show

In a controversial move to promote classic children’s novels, publishers have released all the stories far too filthy for the page! The Infamous Five is an hour-long sketch show … 

Duck Gutters

Duck Gutters

A twisted satire swirling around the greed and vanity that haunts the high-class art world. 

Please Stop!

Please Stop!

Please Stop! Please Stop! Please Stop! No this is not a command but a comedy documentary which explores the view that all cities in the UK lack identity. 

Schalk Bezuidenhout: Leopard Print

Schalk Bezuidenhout: Leopard Print

Schalk Bezuidenhout steps out dressed like an East London hipster, all bright, quirky knits, socks printed with bananas and a distinguishable moustache and hairstyle. 

Roast Battle Edinburgh

Roast Battle Edinburgh

Roast Battle features a rotating lineup that changes daily, with a general showcase of at least four or five pairs of comedians taking to the stage to rip sizeable chunks out of th… 

The Bugle Live

The Bugle Live

Two live editions of the globally popular topical podcast. 

Andy Zaltzman: Right Questions. Wrong Answers.

Andy Zaltzman: Right Questions. Wrong Answers.

Zaltzman, host of long-running global hit podcast, The Bugle, returns to Edinburgh to (a) ask, (b) confront, (c) evade and (d) incorrectly respond to, the biggest questions facing … 

Phil Zimmerman – Sixty-Seven Arseholes (Free)

Phil Zimmerman – Sixty-Seven Arseholes (Free)

Off-the-wall stand-up with sausage. 

Rory Bremner and Jan Ravens

Rory Bremner and Jan Ravens

She’s Merkel to his Trump. 

Ladylike: A Modern Guide to Etiquette

Ladylike: A Modern Guide to Etiquette

Fresh from sell-out seasons and rave reviews in New Zealand and Australia, comedian Louise Beuvink is coming to Edinburgh for the first time with her smash-hit show Ladylike: A Mod… 

Secret Mountain

Secret Mountain

Secret Mountain is a children’s educational show, not suitable for children. 

Seven-Day NHS: Naughty Health Stories

Seven-Day NHS: Naughty Health Stories

The Oxford Medical Students’ Tingewick Society come fresh from a sell-out slapstick pantomime to bring an insider’s view of medical life to the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Anya Anastasia: The Executioners

Anya Anastasia: The Executioners

Anya Anastasia explodes into the theatre to the ominous sounds of thunderstorms, as she live streams her ascension to the stage. 

Don't Knock Your Granny

Don't Knock Your Granny

Six feisty older women shine a light on family violence. 

Sticks and Stones

Sticks and Stones

Free speech is a right fiercely protected in today’s society. 

Babes Against Bullshit

Babes Against Bullshit

Women have claimed intellectual and economic power for themselves, culture has simply found new ways to make us inferior. 

Who Killed Franz Ferdinand?

Who Killed Franz Ferdinand?

An Archduke assassinated. 

Sex Waitress

Sex Waitress

Sex Waitress catapults us forward to the year 2020, in which a dystopian London has emerged from female empowerment and consent campaigns, to a society in which misogynists and sex… 

Jay Handley: White Jesus

Jay Handley: White Jesus

After the success of last year’s show, Hansplaining, Jay Handley returns to the Fringe to share more wrong-headed opinions on matters he should probably leave well alone. 

Overpriced Zeitgeist

Overpriced Zeitgeist

Middle-aged, middle class, white, British male. 

Australia: Origin of F*cked

Australia: Origin of F*cked

Since 2013, Australia is the origin of racist, science denying, sexist lying thugs getting elected Prime Minister. 

Kate Smurthwaite: Clit Stirrer

Kate Smurthwaite: Clit Stirrer

Kate Smurthwaite finally tells us what she really thinks. 

Lucky

Lucky

Lucy is young, fresh-faced and feeling lucky. 

Sameena Zehra: Existerhood

Sameena Zehra: Existerhood

Power balances are shifting. 

What the... Feminist?!

What the... Feminist?!

Sexism getting you down? Never fear! Join us as we dismantle the patriarchy, one song and dance at a time. 

Trollbadour

Trollbadour

Anarchic, honest and witty, Grant travels the UK with his double bass performing songs that make half of his audience extremely glad and the other half extremely mad. 

Life and Death of a Near-Hero

Life and Death of a Near-Hero

A “nearly” comedy about my memories as a professional stripper and near-hero during London Bridge terror attack in 2016. 

Plenty of Linguine at Home

Plenty of Linguine at Home

Albie and Amelia have been told by an unorthodox relationship counsellor to perform a two-man show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe despite a break-up laden with animosity. 

Prophets of Imperfection

Prophets of Imperfection

Inspired by Star Wars and superheroes, these two Dutch comedians return to the Fringe to analyse the past, present and future of disabilities. 

Ashley Haden: We All Die C*nts

Ashley Haden: We All Die C*nts

Ashley Haden is back with the eagerly awaited final chapter of the C*nting Trilogy. 

Leo Kearse: Right-Wing Comedian

Leo Kearse: Right-Wing Comedian

Scottish Comedian of the Year, Leo Kearse returns with the follow up to I Can Make You Tory. 

Gráinne Maguire: What Has the News Ever Done for Me?

Gráinne Maguire: What Has the News Ever Done for Me?

Hosted by Gráinne Maguire (as seen on Dave’s UnSpun with Matt Forde), every day three different comics bring along the story from the news they think is the most important and arg… 

Fake TV

Fake TV

Uniquely individual impressionist roasts current and past celebrities and politicians using their own words cleverly underscored with music and sound effects. 

Nick Revell: BrokenDreamCatcher

Nick Revell: BrokenDreamCatcher

Variations on the BBC Radio 4 series, including the tales: Vladimir Putin’s Bottom Is Missing and Clash of the Hipster Shamans. 

Oleg Denisov: Doublethink

Oleg Denisov: Doublethink

If information is in infinite supply, why are we surprised it has no value? Moscow’s top (yeah, only) satirical stand-up, the ‘quick-fire funny’ (Vin Arthey, Scotsman) Russian retu… 

Bilal Zafar – Lovebots

Bilal Zafar – Lovebots

Best Newcomer nominee 2016 and Hackney Empire (NATYS) winner is back with a brand-new show! Social media has been taken over by bots spreading hate, fear and influencing how we vot… 

Bristol Revunions Present: Paraguay

Bristol Revunions Present: Paraguay

In 1988 the treasurer of the Bristol Revunions emptied the comedy troupe’s bank account and fled to Paraguay, leaving the society bankrupt and forcing the group to disband. 

Terrible Sex Tips: Live and Uncut

Terrible Sex Tips: Live and Uncut

Strap in for the sex-ed show of the century as we debunk the desire industry. 

NewsRevue

NewsRevue

Nobody is safe. 

Succubus Fringe Edition

Succubus Fringe Edition

Razor-sharp women’s satirical magazine, Succubus, brings you a mixed-bill hour of comedy championing new female comedy writers and stand-ups. 

Mitch Benn: Doing It on Purpose

Mitch Benn: Doing It on Purpose

He’s back, with guitar in hand, a spring in his step, a bee in his bonnet and giving a piece of his mind (there’s enough of it to go around)! A Fringe stalwart for over 20 year… 

Holt and Talbot: Mansplaining Feminism

Holt and Talbot: Mansplaining Feminism

Still talking to each other after last year’s Edinburgh success with Holt and Talbot Can’t Stand The Sight Of Each Other, no one is more surprised than them. 

Brexit

Brexit

A new Tory PM must unite his party’s warring factions with his masterful plan for a final Brexit deal. 

Nele Needs a Holiday: The Musical

Nele Needs a Holiday: The Musical

A Belgian pop star moves to London to steal the job of British pop stars. 

Jamie Dalgleish: From Buckfast to Middle Class

Jamie Dalgleish: From Buckfast to Middle Class

You can take the boy from the council estate, but you can’t take the council estate from the boy! The former Scottish Comedian of the Year’s metamorphosis from chav/ned to having m… 

Trump the Musical

Trump the Musical

2020: Time to make Donald Great Again! But can King Nigel Farage the First of England get his trade deal? When will Kim Jong Un stop messing about with missiles? And why has Vladim… 

Roman Fraden: Back in the Closet

Roman Fraden: Back in the Closet

American figure skating champion turned comedian Roman Fraden invites you to take a cosmic journey Back in the Closet – his uproarious personal odyssey through motel rooms with T… 

Lolly Jones: Fifty Shades of May

Lolly Jones: Fifty Shades of May

Lolly (BBC Three/Comedy Central) lampoons political figures in this character comedy/burlesque hybrid show. 

Red Richardson: Seeing Red

Red Richardson: Seeing Red

Red Richardson delivers his debut hour of satirical, anecdotal comedy with bite. 

Australia: Still F*cked

Australia: Still F*cked

Kieran Butler (Che Guevara on the Fringe, ****(Scotsman)) joins his favourite antipodean comedian, Sofie Prints, (Jesus was a Rape Baby) for the sequel to his sold-out cult hit, Au… 

Playing Politics – The Last Hurrah

Playing Politics – The Last Hurrah

Wicked musical comedy from the political parody specialists, singing truth to power for their ninth (and final) Fringe year and raising their game with a one-off, full-length extra… 

Australia: Still F*cked

Australia: Still F*cked

Kieran Butler (Che Guevara on the Fringe, ****(Scotsman)) joins his favourite antipodean comedian, Sofie Prints, (Jesus was a Rape Baby) for the sequel to his sold-out cult hit, Au… 

Joseph K

Joseph K

Joseph K is a modern day adaptation of Kafka’s The Trial brought to us by students from KGS Theatre Company. 

Australia: Still F*cked

Australia: Still F*cked

Kieran Butler (Che Guevara on the Fringe, ****(Scotsman)) joins his favourite antipodean comedian, Sofie Prints, (Jesus was a Rape Baby) for the sequel to his sold-out cult hit, Au… 

Stranger Than Truth

Stranger Than Truth

Lost in the Po Strewth wilderness, our band of heroes attempt to claim the Firestone and rescue the Elves from prejudice, shampoo tax and travel bans. 

The Agony and the Ivories

The Agony and the Ivories

Comedian, musician and award-winning actor Bill Larkin from Chicago performs songs at the piano that the Los Angeles Times call ‘bitingly satirical’. 

Rich Hyde, Homicide

Rich Hyde, Homicide

Rich Hyde, the Boston cop in the City of Angels… and a body has fallen out of his closet. This satirical look at 1980s cop shows will be sure to have you laughing like it’s 1989! 

Undercover Refugee

Undercover Refugee

Undercover Refugee is a satire about white heroes, cool policemen and sexy Syrians. 

Australia: Still F*cked

Australia: Still F*cked

Kieran Butler (Che Guevara on the Fringe, ****(Scotsman)) joins his favourite antipodean comedian, Sofie Prints, (Jesus was a Rape Baby) for the sequel to his sold-out cult hit, Au… 

Australia: Still F*cked

Australia: Still F*cked

Kieran Butler (Che Guevara on the Fringe, ****(Scotsman)) joins his favourite antipodean comedian, Sofie Prints, (Jesus was a Rape Baby) for the sequel to his sold-out cult hit, Au… 

Playing Politics – A Fringe Taster

Playing Politics – A Fringe Taster

Wicked musical comedy from the political parody specialists, singing truth to power for their ninth – and final – year at the Fringe, previewing new material targeting Bolshevi… 

A Wake (For Those Dying for an Honest Job That Always Makes a Killing)

A Wake (For Those Dying for an Honest Job That Always Makes a Killing)

Raise a glass with us at a brand-new Fringe venue and celebrate the life of Ronald, who died slowly, painfully and fully aware. 

The Establishment: Eton Mess

The Establishment: Eton Mess

Satire can often be found at the root of absurdism. 

Andrew Lawrence: The Happy Accident Tour

Andrew Lawrence: The Happy Accident Tour

Controversial viewpoints and a dismissive attitude to PC culture can work if two criteria are met: good style, and the ability to fully explain the rationale behind an opinion. 

Hivemind Presents: Playlight Robbery

Hivemind Presents: Playlight Robbery

Choosing a title from the loose flyers offered up by audience members, Hivemind’s quintet compose two improvised half-an-hour jaunts. 

In Conversation With… Barry Crimmins

In Conversation With… Barry Crimmins

Legendary American stand-up, political satirist, activist and child sexual abuse survivor talks frankly about his life’s emotional and intellectual journey that has had audiences… 

Macblair

Macblair

Charlie Dupré’s Macblair reimagines the political life of Tony Blair as, to quote the production’s marketing, ‘a Shakespearean tragicomedy’. 

Guardians of Imperfection

Guardians of Imperfection

Handicap, schmandicap. 

Andy Zaltzman: Satirist for Hire (World of 2017 Special Edition)

Andy Zaltzman: Satirist for Hire (World of 2017 Special Edition)

Zaltzman, host of legendary podcast The Bugle, delivers satire on commission, as ordered by you, the public, in his unique interactive show. 

Undercover Refugee

Undercover Refugee

Undercover Refugee is a satire about white heroes, cool policemen and sexy Syrians. 

Political Animal

Political Animal

The Fringe’s only, and possibly best, long-running political stand-up gig returns to The Stand to bark at the planet’s hottest potatoes. 

Andrew Sim

Andrew Sim

For a one-off performance, Andrew Sim brings his first solo stand-up show to the Fringe! Dealing with topics such as prejudice, repressed sexuality and suicide, it’s bound to be … 

Afternoon T With Georgia Tasda

Afternoon T With Georgia Tasda

Here she comes! London’s breakthrough comedy drag act arrives in Edinburgh with a brand-new show! Join Georgia Tasda for a brew as she spills the T. 

Pulled

Pulled

Have you ever worked up with hazy memory of what may have happened the previous night? These two Irish lasses certainly have and it hits them with equal levels shame as it does pri… 

Dates

Dates

A decidedly younger and ‘hipper’ crowd gathered around a small table at the centre of The C Royale stage. 

David Sheeran: I Am Donut

David Sheeran: I Am Donut

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Skyfall and Love Actually: three films President Trump will encourage the Prime Minister to stream during his state visit to the UK (probab… 

The Remains of Tom Lehrer (Performed by Adam Kay)

The Remains of Tom Lehrer (Performed by Adam Kay)

Following sell-out shows in London’s West End and at Fringe 2016, award-winning musical comedian Adam Kay presents his take on the legendary songbook of Tom Lehrer. 

Australia: Still F*cked

Australia: Still F*cked

Kieran Butler (Che Guevara on the Fringe, ****(Scotsman)) joins his favourite antipodean comedian, Sofie Prints, (Jesus was a Rape Baby) for the sequel to his sold-out cult hit, Au… 

Spectaculus

Spectaculus

2025 AD. 

Hamlettes

Hamlettes

Middle school Shakespeare enthusiasts Alexandra and Chloe decide to start a theatre club and Hamlet will be their first project. 

NSFW

NSFW

‘The articles are shit. 

Vichy Goings-on

Vichy Goings-on

Following the success of Engels! The Karl Marx Story, RFT return to the Fringe with a brand-new post-truth alternative history comedy caper. 

Ayesha Hazarika: State of the Nation

Ayesha Hazarika: State of the Nation

Politics, power and how we lost the plot. 

The Creative Martyrs: Kabakunst

The Creative Martyrs: Kabakunst

What artsy, liberal Fringe-goer cannot help but identify with the image of the sad clown – monochromatic, melancholic, unsure whether to laugh or cry – after the political few… 

Ballot Box

Ballot Box

Ballot Box from Tea and Tonic productions may be categorised under ‘New Writing,’ but it fails to provide an original scope on Brexit. 

Oil!

Oil!

This new piece of writing is an enjoyable, silly slice of sitcom, covering the last few days of student life amidst a diverse bunch of friends. 

Gordon Southern: That's a Fun Fact!

Gordon Southern: That's a Fun Fact!

Upbeat Gordon Southern may dress like the kind of supply teacher that the kids love to bully (his words) but, despite his repeated mantra of ‘Not Laughing, Learning’, his lates… 

Bat Boy: The Musical

Bat Boy: The Musical

Billed as a uniquely grotesque combination of satire, horror and comedy, Bat Boy: The Musical has a small but dedicated cult following. 

Old Jewish Jokes

Old Jewish Jokes

Ivor Dembina is very funny and manages to entertain the audience for an hour by conforming to as many stereotypes of a Jew as he can. 

I See You – Live

I See You – Live

Stand-up comedian Sam Gore has been taking down celebrities and politicians with his cutting, satirical, absurdist diatribes on Facebook since 2014 and garnered over fifty thousand… 

Australia: Still F*cked

Australia: Still F*cked

Kieran Butler (Che Guevara on the Fringe, ****(Scotsman)) joins his favourite antipodean comedian, Sofie Prints, (Jesus was a Rape Baby) for the sequel to his sold-out cult hit, Au… 

Nathan Willcock: State of the Nathan

Nathan Willcock: State of the Nathan

Nathan Willcock, Chortle Student Comedy Award runner-up, presents his debut show about success, our current political situation and a 19th-century textile designer. 

Hung Up

Hung Up

One ex-wife. 

The Birthday Game With Daniel Norcross

The Birthday Game With Daniel Norcross

Ever woken up in the night screaming at the revelation that Bruno Tonioli is 61 and wondered what happened to your life? Daniel Norcross has. 

100% Jay Handley: Hansplaining

100% Jay Handley: Hansplaining

Borderline drug-casualty, Jay Handley, arrogantly inflicts his worldview on the public. 

Comedians Against Humanity: Hosted by Yianni Agisilaou – Free

Comedians Against Humanity: Hosted by Yianni Agisilaou – Free

The underground hit of the Fringe returns to Edinburgh after sell-out shows in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney. 

Ready, Aim, Pray, Fire! Lemon Creek Baptist Church Handgun Training Course

Ready, Aim, Pray, Fire! Lemon Creek Baptist Church Handgun Training Course

America’s gun culture is pervasive. 

Hard Breakfast: The Cabaret

Hard Breakfast: The Cabaret

She’s a sell-out! In a good way. 

Alexander Bennett's Terrifying Smile

Alexander Bennett's Terrifying Smile

In 1993, Alexander Bennett won a ‘most beautiful baby’s smile’ competition at Butlins in Skegness. 

AA-AA The Adventures of Rich and Morty (The 'A's Are Silent)

AA-AA The Adventures of Rich and Morty (The 'A's Are Silent)

Coming from dimension AA-AA are Irish Rich and Egyptian Morty, stand-ups in Amsterdam with similar chips on their shoulders. 

Australia: Still F*cked

Australia: Still F*cked

Kieran Butler (Che Guevara on the Fringe, ****(Scotsman)) joins his favourite antipodean comedian, Sofie Prints, (Jesus was a Rape Baby) for the sequel to his sold-out cult hit, Au… 

The Stage Manager’s Guide to Dating Assholes

The Stage Manager’s Guide to Dating Assholes

Tells the story of three stage managers: the Drill Sergeant, the Cheerleader and the One Who Can’t Get Her Shit Together. 

I Can Make You Tory

I Can Make You Tory

When you see Leo Kearse — and you should — there’s a very good chance it’ll be a four-star experience. 

A Picture's Worth Five Dollars

A Picture's Worth Five Dollars

Disturbing the peace. 

The Black Medicine Show

The Black Medicine Show

Miss Candy AppleBottom, the infamous cross-dressing bearded guitar loop-playing extraordinaire, will dazzle you with an eye-watering array of burlesque, music, comedy and twisted t… 

NSFW

NSFW

‘The articles are shit. 

Our Christian Nation

Our Christian Nation

What if the extreme Christian right in the USA got everything they wanted? Emmy winner Joe Janes’s play, featuring 10 Chicago actors performing 40 characters, shows us the absurdit… 

Funny Cluckers – Afternoon Show – Free

Funny Cluckers – Afternoon Show – Free

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. 

More Equal Than Others

More Equal Than Others

Is this Romanian guy supposed to be the future of stand-up comedy? Bold, brash and a total smartass, Victor Pãtrãscan wings it in this one-man show and tries to get away with it. 

The Two Moronnies: Trumped Up

The Two Moronnies: Trumped Up

Enjoy some sophisticated wit and word play as The Two Moronnies lampoon the lampoonable in their unique, energetic musical style. 

Keir McAllister: Hey, You’re Only Cosmic Dust!

Keir McAllister: Hey, You’re Only Cosmic Dust!

A new satirical hour from award-winning stand-up comic and writer Keir McAllister. 

Alexander Bennett's Terrifying Smile

Alexander Bennett's Terrifying Smile

In 1993, Alexander Bennett won a ‘most beautiful baby’s smile’ competition at Butlins in Skegness. 

Aideen McQueen – No Satisfaction

Aideen McQueen – No Satisfaction

I can resist everything except the temptation. 

Damien Slash: Demographic

Damien Slash: Demographic

When an innovation guru is faced with the problem of death, drastic attempts to innovate his way out of the problem result in a catastrophic shattering of the matrix. 

Orwell that Ends Well

Orwell that Ends Well

Lolly (Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe) explores our digital footprint in her third satirical stand-up show. 

Erich McElroy Tops Trump

Erich McElroy Tops Trump

It’s pretty hard to top the most controversial figure in modern political history but American-born, British-based comic McElroy has stacked the deck. 

Ivor Dembina Show

Ivor Dembina Show

Truthful stand-up, funny stories and some good jokes. 

LJ DA FUNK in... Last Brexit to 'ooklyn

LJ DA FUNK in... Last Brexit to 'ooklyn

Abrasive satire for Guardian readers, disguised as sensationalist whimsy for Sun readers so as not to alienate the proletariat. 

The Walk of Shame

The Walk of Shame

Edinburgh virgins Tori Millard and Josh Jones (Chortle Student Comedy Awards finalist) are finally bringing their first show to the fringe and this brassy, sassy pair are ready to … 

We Are Still All C*nts

We Are Still All C*nts

While the world grips onto its safe space with progressively whitened knuckles, We Are Still All C*nts will be a haven where the left, the right, the old, the young, the rise of fa… 

Celtic Comedy

Celtic Comedy

Two Scots and an Irishman walk into a pub… Jay Lafferty, John Scott and Martin Mor are among the very best Celtic comedians working on the global comedy circuit. 

Old Jewish Jokes

Old Jewish Jokes

Extra performance on the 21st at Laughing Horse @ Counting House with full run from 3rd to 27th (excluding Tuesdays) at Laughing Horse @ Finnegan’s Wake. 

Afternoon T With Georgia Tasda

Afternoon T With Georgia Tasda

Here she comes! London’s breakthrough comedy drag act arrives in Edinburgh with a brand-new show! Join Georgia Tasda for a brew as she spills the T. 

Alex Kealy: The Art of the Keal

Alex Kealy: The Art of the Keal

Watch a ‘marvellous stand-up’ (Skinny) funnify the slow-motion explosion that is 2017 liberal democracy. 

A Pessimist's Guide to Being Happy

A Pessimist's Guide to Being Happy

Are you, do you know, or have you been a pessimist? Are you, have you been, or do you want to be happy? This is the stand-up comedy show for you! Matt Duwell – ‘Grand ideas, infe… 

NewsRevue 2017

NewsRevue 2017

Guinness World Record-breaking, Fringe First-winning, Perrier finalist, news-based song and sketch show. 

Rahul Kohli: A Not So Chubby, Brown

Rahul Kohli: A Not So Chubby, Brown

Geordie Rahul Kohli’s back with his much anticipated second hour following from his critically appraised debut. 

All Hell Toupee

All Hell Toupee

First Prize winner (Gilded Balloon Sitcom Trials 2016) Kate Bowes Renna brings her new satirical comedy to the fringe. 

The Accidental Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Accidental Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

When Sherlock Holmes unknowingly murders his own client, the game is on to track down the criminal mastermind who did it – Holmes himself! But what does Watson’s rent have to do … 

Wall! A Thinly Veiled Metaphor for Our Current Political Landscape Disguised as a New American Musical

Wall! A Thinly Veiled Metaphor for Our Current Political Landscape Disguised as a New American Musical

Two cultures have thrived, one on each side of an impenetrable wall. 

Slooshy Wordshow

Slooshy Wordshow

A chair, a poetry book, a man, and a bottle of water to wet his whistle – other than these there is no set and the stage is bare. 

Fred Strangebone's Freakshow

Fred Strangebone's Freakshow

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

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… 

The Accidental Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Accidental Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

When Sherlock Holmes unknowingly murders his own client, the game is on to track down the criminal mastermind who did it - Holmes himself! But does Watson’s rent have anything to… 

Price (still) Includes Biscuits

Price (still) Includes Biscuits

Satirical, witty and topical. 

Terror Australis

Terror Australis

I love edgy cabaret - give me songs about Chemsex (thanks Bourgeois and Maurice), or anti-drag (thanks David Hoyle) or blood, sweat and other bodily fluids (thanks Christeene) an… 

Hang

Hang

Set in the near future, Hang imagines a world where the death penalty has returned and, with a sinister game-show-like feel to it, the victim determines the fate of the offender. 

David Sheeran - I Am Donut: Work In Progress

David Sheeran - I Am Donut: Work In Progress

Skyfall, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, The Ghost, The Godfather, Citizen Kane, Beauty and the Beast, Notting Hill, 50 Shades Darker and Beetleju… 

Know Brexit

Know Brexit

“The UK has voted out. 

A Remarkable Person

A Remarkable Person

This critically-acclaimed, award-winning Norwegian (but performed in English) play philosophises: Do we humans really have a deep need for an identity, or is this need utter nonsen… 

Mac & Eden with 'The Unbearable Pleasure of Being a Woman.'

Mac & Eden with 'The Unbearable Pleasure of Being a Woman.'

With candid, poignant and irreverent original songs, Mac and Eden present ‘The Unbearable Pleasure of being a Woman’, a side-splitting comedy/cabaret, brain-child of singer/songwri… 

Glitter Gangster

Glitter Gangster

Last year, Elena Gabrielle had enough of living in rural Australia and decided to move to Berlin on a whim (without speaking a word of German). 

Rob Deb: A Marvel Comic

Rob Deb: A Marvel Comic

From behind the comic shop counter, Rob Deb will regale all you fanboys and girls about all that is Marvel from his stall. 

Amadeus Martin: Binge Thinking

Amadeus Martin: Binge Thinking

Binge Thinking: An excessive amount of thinking in a short period of time or thinking too quickly. 

Smurthwaite on Masculinity

Smurthwaite on Masculinity

Left-wing, highbrow, feminist, atheist comedian Kate Smurthwaite finally takes on the issue right at the very heart of women’s rights: men. 

Macblair

Macblair

This is an exceptionally clever show. 

Samantha Pressdee: Work in Progress

Samantha Pressdee: Work in Progress

A bitter-sweet tale of political awakening. 

Harun Musho'd: Harun With a View

Harun Musho'd: Harun With a View

Harun Musho’d’s stand-up comedy explores his own identity, weaving politics and history into the story of his family and their antics. 

Blocked

Blocked

“Bye!”, Kate (Laura Curnick) chirps as a disgruntled man with a beer leaves from the front row ten minutes into the set, a rather awkward start to Blocked, which is followed by… 

Poets v MCs Battle Games

Poets v MCs Battle Games

For 14 years the poets and rappers of Brighton have been locked in an epic struggle. 

Mediocre as F**k

Mediocre as F**k

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the most mediocre of them all? In his 2016 debut show, Gavin shared the story of his struggle to accept the reality of his own mediocrity. 

Nick Revell: The True and Amazing Adventures of Nick Revell on Planet Earth

Nick Revell: The True and Amazing Adventures of Nick Revell on Planet Earth

Been in the pub a lot, preparing for when the robots take over: lot of weird stuff happening, just below the surface. 

Fragments From Your Workplace

Fragments From Your Workplace

Writer/director Sofia Rendall and a cast of Sussex University students bring you a brand new satirical piece in several parts that each parody business culture and its various inad… 

Meet Fred

Meet Fred

Hijinx Theatre in association with Blind Summit. 

Sajeela Kershi: Paradise Beneath Her Feet!

Sajeela Kershi: Paradise Beneath Her Feet!

A new work-in-progress show from this multi award-winning comedian. 

Jonny & The Baptists: Eat The Poor

Jonny & The Baptists: Eat The Poor

There is going to be a lot of trouble for everyone when the Swan Liberation Army finally achieve emancipation and turn the United Kingdom into an totalitarian Swan state. 

Am I F#*kable?

Am I F#*kable?

Have our relationships become a product of a social media obsessed generation? Dating in the 21st century is constantly changing and not necessarily for the better. 

Tez Ilyas: Teztify (WiP)

Tez Ilyas: Teztify (WiP)

“Ilyas has a slickness more reminiscent of US comics, and the gags to back it up, though his most prized asset could yet be his bold, subversive streak” (The Guardian). 

Guy Wah: Professional Arsehole

Guy Wah: Professional Arsehole

‘Professional behaviour’: a series of actions deemed acceptable in the workplace. 

A Pessimist's Guide to Being Happy

A Pessimist's Guide to Being Happy

Are you, have you been or do you know a pessimist? Are you, have you been, or do you want to be happy? This is the stand-up comedy show for you! Matt Duwell is happy and he is ill-… 

Fannytasticals

Fannytasticals

A bejazzled clunge? A muff, minge, vadge, landing strip or front bottom? Ah, it’s just too much fun delving in the dirty dictionary of lady slang but that’s probably enough for… 

Neurovision: Boom-Bang-A-Brexit!

Neurovision: Boom-Bang-A-Brexit!

Remember Brighton Fringe 2013? Music comedy duo Eccentronic tried to write the UK’s song for Eurovision by identifying what it means to be British, while musing on how we can co-… 

The Monks of Umami: Radiodyssey

The Monks of Umami: Radiodyssey

On February 22nd 1952, 50 strangers gathered in the vaults of BBC Stoke to hear a groundbreaking new comedy act. 

Comedy Happy Hour: The Chat Show

Comedy Happy Hour: The Chat Show

This show is the perfect way to start off your night at Brighton Fringe, as you spend an hour in the company of genial Scottish comedian Vladimir McTavish and guests in an early ev… 

Bovine Cemetery's Literary Funeral

Bovine Cemetery's Literary Funeral

The candles are lit. 

Sameena Zehra: How Not to Steal a Llama

Sameena Zehra: How Not to Steal a Llama

No Llamas (Dalai or otherwise) were harmed in the making of this show. 

The Treason Show: Festival Special

The Treason Show: Festival Special

No one does satire quite like Brighton’s very own ‘The Treason Show’. 

Off the Cuff: Crime and Funishment

Off the Cuff: Crime and Funishment

Back by popular demand following last year’s sell-out shows at Brighton Fringe and Camden Fringe! Brighton’s improvised comedy favourites return to present another series o… 

Octopus

Octopus

Intelligent, funny and thought provoking theatre at The Warren. 

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. 

Dracula

Dracula

Bram Stoker’s classic Gothic tale of the infamous Count Dracula is one that has been retold countless times, but don’t be fooled - this high-octane production by Let Them Cal… 

Wet Bread

Wet Bread

Adele can’t work out how the Tories are in power – everyone she knows voted Labour, and don’t get her started on Brexit. 

Rahul Kohli: A Not So Chubby Brown

Rahul Kohli: A Not So Chubby Brown

Geordie Rahul Kohli is back with his much anticipated second hour following on from his critically acclaimed debut hour: ‘Newcastle Brown Male’. 

Garrett Millerick: New Car Smell

Garrett Millerick: New Car Smell

I’m coming down to Brighton to do a couple of work-in-progress shows*. 

Alex Kealy: Too Early To Say

Alex Kealy: Too Early To Say

Comedian and vertebrate Alex Kealy presents his second comedy show. 

Anti-White PC Mangina Rises!

Anti-White PC Mangina Rises!

Dick Coughlan thought he was a good guy. 

Lachlan Werner: Belly Talk (A Language of Love)

Lachlan Werner: Belly Talk (A Language of Love)

‘Venter’-To speak. 

The View from the Mountaintop

The View from the Mountaintop

A pitch-black comedy from award-winning playwright, Matt Morrison. 

I Hope I Die Before I Start Voting Conservative (Work In Progress)

I Hope I Die Before I Start Voting Conservative (Work In Progress)

Apparently we all get more right-wing as we grow older. 

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. 

C'est La Vegan

C'est La Vegan

Award-winning comic Dave Chawner premieres his new show about turning vegan. 

The Hot Mess Method

The Hot Mess Method

‘Hot Mess’ is a very serious sketch comedy duo consisting of Anna Piper (Funny Women’s One to Watch 2016) and Max Levine (Radio 4 Newsjack, Cambridge Footlights). 

SALT: Sketches

SALT: Sketches

London Sketchfest and Musical Comedy Awards finalists, SALT (née Making Faces) bring their new show ‘Sketches’ to Brighton Fringe packed with new hilarious sketches, character… 

LJ DA FUNK in... Last Brexit to 'ooklyn

LJ DA FUNK in... Last Brexit to 'ooklyn

Abrasive satire for Guardian-readers disguised as sensationalist whimsy for Sun-readers so as not to alienate the proletariat. 

Nathan Willcock: State of the Nathan

Nathan Willcock: State of the Nathan

Nathan Willcock, Chortle Student Comedian runner-up, brings a stand-up show to Brighton Fringe. 

The Ruffian on the Stair

The Ruffian on the Stair

A young man says he’s just looking for a place to stay, but he’s got sex, violence and revenge on his mind. 

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. 

Ron White – Live in Scotchland

Ron White – Live in Scotchland

If you’ve ever seen Ron White before, you already know what to expect. 

Lach in Conversation With Rock Writer Zoë Howe About Her Debut Novel, Shine On, Marquee Moon

Lach in Conversation With Rock Writer Zoë Howe About Her Debut Novel, Shine On, Marquee Moon

Rock ‘n’ roll fun alert! Celebrated music writer/musician Zoë Howe sits down with Lach to read from and discuss her upcoming debut rock ’n’ roll novel Shine On, Marquee Moon (… 

NewsRevue 2016

NewsRevue 2016

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

Nick Revell: Gluten-Free Christ; Seven Easy Steps to Mindfulness, Weight-Loss, Eternal Beauty, Spiritual Detox, Untold Riches, and Dealing with Disappointment

Nick Revell: Gluten-Free Christ; Seven Easy Steps to Mindfulness, Weight-Loss, Eternal Beauty, Spiritual Detox, Untold Riches, and Dealing with Disappointment

There is no doubt that Nick Revell is an amusing and witty comic whose capabilities are evident from both long line of positive past reviews and his catalogue on YouTube. 

Reefer Madness

Reefer Madness

Reefer Madness is an adaptation of a PSA film from 1936 of the same name – famous for being embarrassingly awful – that warned parents of the dangers of marijuana. 

Ed Cook’s Comedy Thing

Ed Cook’s Comedy Thing

Funnily enough, Ed Cook’s Comedy Thing is a sort of stand-up comedy thing. 

The Oxford Revue: Hello You

The Oxford Revue: Hello You

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

Holes by Tom Basden

Holes by Tom Basden

Lyons Productions returns to Edinburgh with Holes, an apocalyptic farce from Tom Basden, writer of hit TV shows Fresh Meat and Plebs. 

Playing Politics

Playing Politics

Wicked topical musical comedy from the political parody specialists, singing truth to power for the eighth year at the Fringe with an all-new set targeting parliamentarians and pre… 

The Accidental Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Accidental Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

As a fan of Arthur Conan Doyle’s enigmatic and famously hyper-intelligent super sleuth, I was intrigued to see this production by the appropriately-named Tobacco Tea Theatre Comp… 

We Are All C*nts

We Are All C*nts

What you see is what you get with Ashley Haden’s notoriously dark humour in this aptly-named free show. 

Go Go Power Rangeurs: The Movie, Live!

Go Go Power Rangeurs: The Movie, Live!

Everyone’s favourite and most ethnically diverse supergroup return. 

Alex Kealy is an Idea Whose Time Has Come

Alex Kealy is an Idea Whose Time Has Come

Joining the ranks of slightly nerdy comedians who primarily joke about their non-existent sex lives, So You Think You’re Funny finalist Alex Kealy is a safe bet for some well-tho… 

LJ DA FUNK's Anti-Fascist Counter-Terrorist Comedy Orgy

LJ DA FUNK's Anti-Fascist Counter-Terrorist Comedy Orgy

Dressed like a hip hop stereotype and with an accent he describes as “Forrest Gump on crack”, LJ Da Funk is the brainchild of stand-up Zac Splijt. 

Caesar in a Lift

Caesar in a Lift

What would you say if you met Caesar in a lift in Sheffield in the 1980s? The miners’ strike is ongoing and Caesar doesn’t know himself. 

Spoon-Feeders

Spoon-Feeders

Spoon-Feeders follows the daily lives of four actors working for STN News; exploring the interaction between the worlds of information and entertainment. 

Canvas No.9

Canvas No.9

Three rival art critics attend a preview in a gallery of modern art by the controversial artist known as Nem0. 

Rahul Kohli: Newcastle Brown Male

Rahul Kohli: Newcastle Brown Male

If you’re looking for some genuinely funny political comedy, Rahul Kohli is your man. 

Reefer Madness

Reefer Madness

Warning: highly addictive content! Come see the wackiest, most raucous and addictive show in town! Reefer Madness follows the hilarious journey of two clean-cut kids’ descent into … 

Will Franken: Little Joe

Will Franken: Little Joe

There are two ways to reach the small room where UK-based American character comedian Will Franken is performing. 

Trumpageddon

Trumpageddon

This is a one-man show in which comedian Simon Jay, armed with orange makeup and Trump-like mannerisms, attempts to satirise one of the most mystifying political phenomenons of our… 

Lewis Schaffer: You Are Beautiful

Lewis Schaffer: You Are Beautiful

Early on, Schaffer decided that the show wasn’t going so well. 

Andy Zaltzman: Plan Z

Andy Zaltzman: Plan Z

The Satirists for Hire returns to the fringe with another hour of bizarre similes, half baked ideas, and desire for a better world. 

#ICYMI

#ICYMI

Trapped in a bar after a mysterious explosion, a group of disparate twentysomethings come to terms with the fact that life has #nochill when facing potential mortality, and the #st… 

Political Animal

Political Animal

The Fringe’s only and possibly best long-running political stand-up gig returns to The Stand to bark at the planet’s hottest potatoes. 

Harry Potter and the Disappointing Aftermath (An Unofficial Sequel)

Harry Potter and the Disappointing Aftermath (An Unofficial Sequel)

This is an original (and unofficial) comedy play that tells the story of Harry Potter and his friends several years after they left Hogwarts. 

Cuncrete

Cuncrete

The sheer size of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival means that any performer that manages to distinguish themselves from the wild, multifarious pack is left at a critical crossroad. 

Balsamic Vignettes

Balsamic Vignettes

Shite takes you on a romp through the trials and tribulations of the modern-day workplace. 

Parish Fête-ality: A Game of Scones

Parish Fête-ality: A Game of Scones

In the Parish Council elections, you win or you die. 

Trashed

Trashed

A satirical comedy focusing on the homeless, lost and forgotten people in society. 

The Chicken Trial

The Chicken Trial

Was it animal cruelty to bring 6 chickens to a rowdy nightclub, and is that the wrong question? The Chicken Trial is a “documentary fantasy” recounting the trial of Makode Lind… 

F*ckboys for Freedom

F*ckboys for Freedom

Perhaps you aren’t aware of fuckboys. 

Adam & Eve and Steve

Adam & Eve and Steve

In the beginning it all seemed so straightforward. 

Kabakunst

Kabakunst

Satirical song and shenanigans with The Creative Martyrs and special guests. 

Coshowpolitan

Coshowpolitan

Want to know how to flirt your way to success? Want to learn how to please every man ever? Perhaps you don’t need a man but you want abs that make you look like a terminator. 

The Simpsons Taught Me Everything I Know, Free

The Simpsons Taught Me Everything I Know, Free

Hi, I’m Yianni Agisilaou. 

That Selfies Show!

That Selfies Show!

Pitch the diaries, the journals, the travelogues. 

Brendon Burns: Dumb White Guy

Brendon Burns: Dumb White Guy

Dear Edinburgh, I’m back on the Free Fringe. 

An Evening of Original Theatre

An Evening of Original Theatre

Til’ Death Do Us Part tells the story of David and Alison as they struggle through pressures of married life. 

Foiled

Foiled

Staged in a working hairdressers on Clerk Street, come and immerse yourself in the secret world of styling while Sabrina and the team attempt mission impossible, hair-wise. 

The Good, the Bad and the Weegie

The Good, the Bad and the Weegie

Morningside Malcolm’s daughter has married into a family of Glasgow gangsters. 

Dr Phil's NHS Revolution

Dr Phil's NHS Revolution

Laugh, love, shout and reclaim our NHS. 

Talk Hard

Talk Hard

15 years as a global stand-up have made Wayne one of the sharpest and most insightful comics working in the UK today. 

The Miserables

The Miserables

Claire hates her job. 

Nev: Guts

Nev: Guts

Strong tummies are required for Nev’s (Chunks co-daddy, ‘ever versatile’ (Skinny) ‘comedian’ (National)) latest show. 

Irish Comedy – No Safe Space

Irish Comedy – No Safe Space

It’s late. 

Anti-White PC Mangina Activate!

Anti-White PC Mangina Activate!

Dick Coughlan thought he was a good guy. 

Rights and Responsibilities (or How a Horse Was Tried for Murder)

Rights and Responsibilities (or How a Horse Was Tried for Murder)

A horse tried for murder? A nonsensical idea, surely? Well not after the great Animal Rights and Responsibilities Act 2031 is passed into law. 

Mitch Benn: Don't Fear the Reaper

Mitch Benn: Don't Fear the Reaper

It’s been a morbid year for ‘the country’s leading musical satirist’ (Times), he’s turned 46 – over the hill by anyone’s standards – his personal life is in turmoil and his chi… 

Bilal Zafar: Cakes

Bilal Zafar: Cakes

Cakes is the highly anticipated debut show from Bilal Zafar, the Hackney Empire New Comedian of the Year 2016 (NATYS) and Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian of the Year runner-u… 

Yolav and Graham's Jovial Trauma: Refugee Stand-Up

Yolav and Graham's Jovial Trauma: Refugee Stand-Up

Yolav is a comedian from a country that no longer exists due to the collapse of its government. 

Topical Storm

Topical Storm

Knockabout radical stand-up and chat from Scotland’s top satirical comics, as heard on BBC’s Radio Scotland’s Breaking The News. 

Pigeons and Things

Pigeons and Things

25-30 minutes of funny things, said in a Hungarian accent, (because that’s the accent I have and I’m not good at changing it). 

Pigeons and Things

Pigeons and Things

25-30 minutes of funny things, said in a Hungarian accent, (because that’s the accent I have and I’m not good at changing it). 

Niche Rebels

Niche Rebels

Two against the underwhelmed: If you like your raging bilious satire served with a side salad of rocket, Matt Duwell and Declan Kennedy are your guys. 

John Scott Smashes It to F*ck

John Scott Smashes It to F*ck

A stand-up comedy show in which John promises to rip up the room for the full hour, or you can leave throughout. 

Nev: Guts

Nev: Guts

Strong tummies are required for Nev’s (Chunks co-daddy, ‘ever versatile’ (Skinny) ‘comedian’ (National)) latest show. 

Party Trap

Party Trap

A television journalist and a politician clash live on-air. 

Carnal Desire

Carnal Desire

A cheeky staged reading of two original teleplays intended for premium cable adult programming (colloquially known as Skinemax shows). 

Paperclips and Ammunition

Paperclips and Ammunition

William, having just been fired from his position as the world’s worst drama teacher, thinks he might join the navy; a headmaster reflects on his “illustrious” past, while Tim is… 

Cam and Flora

Cam and Flora

A bold hour of stand-up and character comedy from Flora Anderson (Laughing Horse New Act of Year finalist 2015) and Cam Spence (hasn’t entered competitions but if she did she’d win… 

In the Gut

In the Gut

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

I Drink, Therefore I am

I Drink, Therefore I am

Join the fresh-faced former Scottish Comedian of the Year for a riotous hour of stories about Battling the Bottle, Aristotle. 

How to be a Girl

How to be a Girl

Darkly comic, ensemble theatre at its finest. 

Tez Ilyas: Progress in Work

Tez Ilyas: Progress in Work

Edinburgh Fringe’s Funniest Newcomers 2015 (The Guardian). 

The Treason Show: Festival Special

The Treason Show: Festival Special

Treason Show: Festival Special. 

The Queen Bee Gets Stung

The Queen Bee Gets Stung

Lindsay, Kells, Maria and Lee have just got back from Nicky’s funeral. 

Off the Cuff: Crime and Funishment

Off the Cuff: Crime and Funishment

Off the Cuff, the Brighton based improvisation troupe, bring their show Crime and Funishment to the Fringe. 

Athena Kugblenu: Reality Check

Athena Kugblenu: Reality Check

Bubbling with energy and wit, Athena Kugblenu shares with us her opinions and musings on just about every topic you might need to navigate life as a British millennial. 

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. 

A Really Really Big Modern Telly

A Really Really Big Modern Telly

A pair of comedic short plays simultaneously celebrating and condemning modern life, sandwiched in sketches: A re-imagining of the myth of Narcissus and Echo, and a contemporary fa… 

The Funniest Number

The Funniest Number

In a dynamic and totally charming free performance, Owen Elton spreads half-truth and misinformation in original song. 

Roll Over Atlantic

Roll Over Atlantic

Join award-winning Caribbean-British poet John Agard in this quirky re-visioning of the notorious New World Enterprise of Christopher Columbus, on a voyage in verse performed again… 

Apostrophe's

Apostrophe's

Chris Parkinson, famous poet and professional troublemaker, returns with a high octane poetic voyage through subjects including party politics, dangerous grammar and anthropomorphi… 

Nick Revell: Heart of Darkness

Nick Revell: Heart of Darkness

“Exhilarating and thought-provoking, angering and very funny” (Kate Copstick, Scotsman), “If you are looking for some first-class, experienced satire, this is your show” (Broadway … 

Going Down

Going Down

The Sex Shells present ‘Going Down’: a glittering, twisted, all-singing, all-prancing look at gay existence in the twenty-first century. 

In the Land of Gold

In the Land of Gold

A country at conflict with itself, torn between it’s culture and the growing need for democracy, turns to its often-absent King to save them, but does he even care? Now those clos… 

10 Things I Hate About UKIP

10 Things I Hate About UKIP

Joe Wells believes that you should treat everyone with kindness, but that’s not easy when some of them vote UKIP. 

Chris Betts: Bewilderbeest

Chris Betts: Bewilderbeest

Sceptical, ludicrous and hilarious, Betts brings his second hour of stand-up to Brighton Fringe. 

The Late, Late Teatime Chatshow

The Late, Late Teatime Chatshow

The perfect start to your night at Brighton Fringe. 

How Strange It Is To Be Anything At All

How Strange It Is To Be Anything At All

Watch a fuzzy gentlemen do his best to convince you that he’s not a brain floating in a jar, whilst working out precisely how humanity has managed to get this far without totally d… 

Parish Fete-ality: A Game of Scones

Parish Fete-ality: A Game of Scones

“In the Parish Council elections, you win or you die. 

Zahra Barri: Talk Like An Egyptian

Zahra Barri: Talk Like An Egyptian

Zahra’s a bit like the country of Turkey, in that she’s a mix of Eastern and Western culture, and also she is a bird. 

A Dirty Get-Away! by David Weedall

A Dirty Get-Away! by David Weedall

Stranded by severe snowstorms, three identically dressed strangers disturb the rural calm of a young woman in a remote Sussex cottage. 

The History of Everything in 60 Mins (more or less)

The History of Everything in 60 Mins (more or less)

Ben Watson’s meet and greet as we entered the theatre made his audience immediately warm to him. 

Oli Bettesworth: Someone Stop Me (Work-in-progress)

Oli Bettesworth: Someone Stop Me (Work-in-progress)

“Mate, it wouldn’t surprise me to find out you’d snapped one day and gone on a killing spree. 

Think Tank: a comedy, politics and debate show

Think Tank: a comedy, politics and debate show

Think Tank is a live comedy and debate show where professional comedians propose policy ideas to a panel of politicians and experts. 

Dusty Limits: Grin

Dusty Limits: Grin

For one sensational night only, cabaret legend Dusty Limits graced the stage of a very chilly Republic venue on Brighton’s seafront. 

Mocketh The Weak

Mocketh The Weak

Curious Cloud presents ‘Mocketh The Weak’, the gameshow that pits wicked wits against hapless saps. 

Ade Foiadelli: Arrow Meet Brain

Ade Foiadelli: Arrow Meet Brain

Scattershot, irreverent and a bit wobbly, Ade takes all the things you hold dear and does unspeakable things to them right in front of your brain, before washing everything in laug… 

Andy and Sarah's Rantomime

Andy and Sarah's Rantomime

Every Christmas, comedians Andy Thomas (‘Crimes Against Humanities Teachers’) and Sarah Charsley (‘Ghost Sex’) meet to mime a rant, then do it for real. 

Anti-White PC Manginas Activate!

Anti-White PC Manginas Activate!

With the affectionate way he talks about the fringe and his ability to inject energy into the venues, Dick Coughlan seems like a comic perfectly at home at Brighton Fringe. 

The Funny Papers: Human Behaviour

The Funny Papers: Human Behaviour

Hilarious new surreal sketch show about how humans are. 

Sajeela Kershi: Sharia's L.A.W (Little Asian Women)

Sajeela Kershi: Sharia's L.A.W (Little Asian Women)

Work-in-progress from multi-award-winner celebrating the kick-ass women in our families who stood the test of time despite obstacles via faith, family, culture or the time they liv… 

Immigrant Diaries: Sajeela Kershi & Guests

Immigrant Diaries: Sajeela Kershi & Guests

Refugees! Immigrants! Statistics don’t tell the story, people do. 

James Bennison: How to be a Supervillain

James Bennison: How to be a Supervillain

Award-winning comedian James Bennison has had enough and has decided to take over the world. 

Bob and Jim: The Rest of The Lot

Bob and Jim: The Rest of The Lot

Bob and Jim do ‘The Rest of The Lot’. 

LJ Da Funk's Anti-Fascist Counter-Terrorist Comedy Orgy

LJ Da Funk's Anti-Fascist Counter-Terrorist Comedy Orgy

LJ Da Funk (New Comedian of the Year 2015 Winner) presents the most hilarious fusion of sex and politics since David Cameron f**ked that pig. 

Improv Deathmatch

Improv Deathmatch

An improvised comedy show where two teams battle to see who can make the audience laugh hardest. 

Adrienne Truscott's Asking For It: A One-Lady Rape About Comedy Starring Her Pussy and Little Else!

Adrienne Truscott's Asking For It: A One-Lady Rape About Comedy Starring Her Pussy and Little Else!

Dressed only from the waist up and ankles down, Truscott undoes the rules and rhetoric about rape, comedy and the awkward laughs in between. 

Church Night

Church Night

Church Night takes place as a monthly variety show in Washington DC, where they attract large crowds every night. 

Sajeela Kershi: Shallow Halal

Sajeela Kershi: Shallow Halal

Sajeela Kershi is firmly sat on the fence. 

Follow/Unfollow

Follow/Unfollow

‘Internet celebrity’ used to sound contradictory. 

Nitro Nites After Dark

Nitro Nites After Dark

Bobby Nitro hosts After Dark, a comedy chat show and showcase. 

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho

Margaret Thatcher truly is the Queen of Soho. 

Atomkraft

Atomkraft

Atomkraft is a performance with live music. 

Satan Speaks: 'Why I Don't Exist' A TED-ish Talk

Satan Speaks: 'Why I Don't Exist' A TED-ish Talk

According to Baudelaire, the greatest trick that the devil ever pulled was convincing the world that he didn’t exist. 

Down & Out in Paris and London

Down & Out in Paris and London

Strikingly staged, deftly acted and simultaneously hard-hitting and bitingly funny. 

Playing Politics

Playing Politics

Wicked, topical musical comedy from the political parody specialists, singing truth to power for the seventh year at the Fringe with an all-new set targeting parliamentarians and p… 

Chris Betts: Social Animal

Chris Betts: Social Animal

Who knew that bartending could be so interesting? In his debut show at the Fringe, Chris Betts, a Canadian comic with what can only be described as a beard to die for (which you ca… 

The Stupid Show for Idiots

The Stupid Show for Idiots

A stupid show made by idiots, for idiots!* Join frustrated satirist Ben Powell and frantic artist and comedian Mike Milling for an hour of comedy, satire, art, music and awful, rel… 

Australia is F*cked

Australia is F*cked

Kieran Butler **** (Scotsman) returns with an updated version of his political comedy/satire. 

Australia is F*cked

Australia is F*cked

Kieran Butler **** (Scotsman) returns with an updated version of his political comedy/satire. 

Steve Richards Presents Rock'n'Roll Politics 4

Steve Richards Presents Rock'n'Roll Politics 4

Steve Richards Presents Rock N Roll Politics 4. 

Masters of the Yoniverse

Masters of the Yoniverse

Bonnie Fairbrass (SYTYF and Funny Women semi-finalist 2006) has been looking for inner peace ever since she realised at just four years old, that life is very much not a fairy tale… 

Peter York: How to Become a Nicer Type of Person

Peter York: How to Become a Nicer Type of Person

In which Peter York, co-inventor of the Sloane Ranger, author of Authenticity is a Con and recovering style guru, introduces his dark, edgy and deeply subversive idea of niceness. 

Block

Block

Block is a production that constantly surprises, though not always in ways that are comforting. 

Female Personality of the Year

Female Personality of the Year

A new satirical comedy that asks what it really means to be a female and have a personality. 

Australia is F*cked

Australia is F*cked

Kieran Butler **** (Scotsman) returns with an updated version of his political comedy/satire. 

Vladimir McTavish: Scotland, 45 Events That Shaped a Nation

Vladimir McTavish: Scotland, 45 Events That Shaped a Nation

Vladimir McTavish’s cynical look back at Scotland’s past spans from the fourteenth century to the present day, examining the successes and failures of kings and governments,… 

18 Foot Story

18 Foot Story

Sometimes a production doesn’t come together and it’s not for a lack of trying. 

Glitter and Tears

Glitter and Tears

Appetite Theatre, lead by young playwright Serafina Cusack, are distressingly cool. 

Tales from a Cabaret

Tales from a Cabaret

The Creative Martyrs, that white-faced Laurel and Hardy of existential cabaret terrorism, are not men to be trifled with, as some rather talkative front-row audience members discov… 

When Blair had Bush and Bunga

When Blair had Bush and Bunga

The aptly named Bungabunga Productions have implored you to see this show before they get sued. 

Boris: World King

Boris: World King

Boris: World King is a giddy, silly and savagely satirical delight. 

Kate Smurthwaite: The Wrong Sort of Feminist

Kate Smurthwaite: The Wrong Sort of Feminist

Watching Kate Smurthwaite doing stand up is like watching a recording of a Tory Peer’s night terrors: not only is she funny, but when it comes to tearing apart injustice, she’s… 

Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)

Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)

Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) is being presented by The Kinkaid School of Houston, Texas, as part of The American High School Theatre Festival. 

UKIP! The Musical

UKIP! The Musical

Deciding to paint Ukip leader Nigel Farage as a troubled “anti hero” in a cleverly sarcastic musical romp was always going to be a bit of a treat. 

Jonny and the Baptists: The End Is Nigh

Jonny and the Baptists: The End Is Nigh

Johnny has accidentally told his niece that he can single-handedly stop climate change and so he embarks on a musical adventure with his bandmate Paddy to save the world. 

Sameena Zehra: Homicidal Pacifist

Sameena Zehra: Homicidal Pacifist

Who hasn’t thought about culling parts of the human race? I have and I’m practically an angel! Surely even the greatest pacifist can’t resist, with the forces of UKIP at larg… 

NewsRevue 2015

NewsRevue 2015

2015 has surely been a bumper crop for satire. 

Yianni: Why Did the Chicken Cross the Line?

Yianni: Why Did the Chicken Cross the Line?

This year, Yianni explores “the line”: how do we cross the line in telling jokes, and who decides where it is? He conducts his investigation through a series of anecdotes and d… 

Dark Matter

Dark Matter

A political satire and a dark comedy revealing an uncompromised view of our political world from behind the scenes. 

Alexander Bennett: I Can Make You a Moron

Alexander Bennett: I Can Make You a Moron

Any intelligent person would despair at the world, so let me make you stupid for your own sake. 

Comedy Manifesto

Comedy Manifesto

Britain’s top live political panel show. 

David Mulholland's Conspiracy

David Mulholland's Conspiracy

This comedy show started with a question: why is it that conspiracy theorists will chew your ear off explaining that 9/11 was an inside job, global warming is a hoax, and chemtrail… 

Alexander Bennett: I Can Make You a Moron

Alexander Bennett: I Can Make You a Moron

Any intelligent person would despair at the world, so let me make you stupid for your own sake. 

Tim Renkow: Kim Jong-Un, Muhammad, Jesus and Other Power Hungry Maniacs

Tim Renkow: Kim Jong-Un, Muhammad, Jesus and Other Power Hungry Maniacs

A show about power and the relatable struggles of small town life: boredom, noisy neighbours. 

David Mulholland's Conspiracy

David Mulholland's Conspiracy

This comedy show started with a question: why is it that conspiracy theorists will chew your ear off explaining that 9/11 was an inside job, global warming is a hoax, and chemtrail… 

R.I.O.T.

R.I.O.T.

In a world of blockbuster adaptations and endless reboots, four performers dream of being awesome. 

My Favourite Words in the English Language

My Favourite Words in the English Language

Omid Singh is an American touring stand-up comedian, based in Los Angeles. 

The Wild Card Kitty Show

The Wild Card Kitty Show

In this solo show, Wild Card Kitty presents a compendium of character comedy based chicanery, transforming into different artistes from around the globe showing off their special s… 

David Sheeran: Lights, Camera... America!

David Sheeran: Lights, Camera... America!

Uncle Sam Wants You For U. 

So That's What We Voted For?

So That's What We Voted For?

Radical satirical Scottish comedy, following the sell-out success of Aye Right? How No? at the 2014 Fringe, and on global television. 

John Scott Presents Dissent

John Scott Presents Dissent

Dissent: noun, def. 

Latex and Roses

Latex and Roses

An hour of unapologetic satirical sketches performed by QMU ComSoc, a group who blended together would create the ethnicity of off-white. 

SomeNews: The Misstakes

SomeNews: The Misstakes

Don’t learn from your mistakes, enjoy the mistakes of others. 

The Sunny Side Show

The Sunny Side Show

Award-winning comic Keith Carter presents a stand-up situation comedy musical game show satire about how good manners and boundless optimism will triumph over life’s hardships. 

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho

Fringe sensation, Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho, returns after 2014’s total sell-out run (and at London’s Leicester Square Theatre) in the drag comedy musical extravaganza like… 

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre – Minging Detectives

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre – Minging Detectives

There’s been a murrrder! Some criminals put stockings on their heads, now Earth’s funniest Socks get their heads around crime. 

The Man

The Man

Come see the birth of a true modern jester, a voice for the people. 

One Man Breaking Bad: The Unauthorized Parody

One Man Breaking Bad: The Unauthorized Parody

Sixty episodes. 

St George is Cross

St George is Cross

Like Britain? Too bad, asshole. 

Drunken Lullabies

Drunken Lullabies

This autobiographical rollercoaster ride of an emerging actor, as he tells his story; which is gripping and hilarious in equal measure, taking you from the back streets of Belfast …