Once upon a time, there was a little girl who grew up watching her immigrant Cypriot mother work in a vibrant little hair salon in North London in the 1980s.
Is that mole cancer? Is that cough coronavirus? If I’m not eligible for free prescriptions then who is? In a world where Google is the family doctor and knows you better than you…
The only fast-paced, pun-tastic comedy sketch show about a sailor with a beard made of bread and his sidekick, Davy Scones.
Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, you racist.
Rubbish never dies.
The sell-out smash-hit show returns! Following acclaimed runs in London, New York, LA and San Francisco, multi-award-winning Police Cops are back with their new and improved 90s in…
The Death Hilarious: Razer starts out with a pretty solid premise: since his Fringe debut in 2017, Darren J.
Fringe favourites the Sleeping Trees are doing Christmas in Edinburgh! Offering their surreal take on the most Christmassy story of all time; The Nativity.
Gird your loins and suspend any disbelief for the weirdest, rip-roaring adventure you’ll ever experience.
Yorkshire’s finest meat-themed double act is back, in an all-new sketch comedy nightmare.
As the surge of improv comedy takes over the Fringe, Sisterwives brings a classic sketch show that packs a wicked punch.
This show follows the journey of a team of podcasters setting out to investigate the disappearance of an iconic infomercial grifter.
Join five intrepid kids as they stumble across the universe to find the answers to life, the universe and everything.
A brand-new sketch show about time travel, adventure and bureaucracy.
Dave Bibby is a multi-talented comedian who crosses into many genres, and his award nominated show (for its poster design) Crazy Cat Lad-y is something of a one-man variety perform…
Discover the secrets of the universe.
When three people in white nightgowns run frantically into an attic pouring a circle of salt, you know the devil can’t be far behind.
Where better to perform a Harry Potter parody show than Edinburgh?Lukas Kirkby and Tom Lawrinson are back at the Fringe for their fourth year in a row with Pottervision.
Everything about Giants Are Fjörd, the Fringe favourite duo’s new show for 2019, is exciting.
My feet hurt.
There ain’t no party like a Max & Ivan party, ‘cause a Max & Ivan party uses equations to guarantee participant enjoyment!The comedy duo are back at the Fringe and read…
Goodbear put on a pretty spectacular routine considering they never actually show up.
Miss Sophie has invited her four closest friends to celebrate her 90th birthday.
Trust the teenagers to fall too hard, to act too fast, to think too deep, to drink too much.
Stand Up for Shelter returns for another year at the Fringe bringing you a fantastic showcase of comedy, all in aid of Shelter.
LEGMEAT is an ill-considered yet high-concept sketch show.
The Three Menopausal Maids are back with their new comedy sketch show for 2019 after the 2018 sell-out success and it’s getting hot, hot, hotter! Fly away with Princess and the Pee…
Selling Like Hot Takes is the debut sketch show from newly-formed comedy duo, Finlay and Joe.
Newcastle Comedy Society have decided the one thing the Fringe is lacking is student comedy.
Comedy actress Tami Stone presents her debut one-woman Edinburgh show.
Biscuit Barrel return to the Fringe with an even naughtier 69 sketches in the space of an hour! Mercilessly outrageous; always hyperactive.
Behold, beware, behave! A brand-new sketch show from some comedians you don’t know! Join the Sheffield Revue in an adventure in time and sketch comedy.
Edinburgh Fringe has a number of shows that have a real cult status among festivalgoers, and up there with the cultest of them is the self-explanatory Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet…
Join farmers David and Sam, as they share with you their untold adventures, full of mishaps and misfortunes.
Sex Shells is a rampant and rambunctious hour of reverie, a camp cabaret that’s exceptionally remarkable in style.
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 …
Angus Deayton, Helen Atkinson Wood, Michael Fenton Stevens and Philip Pope return to the Fringe to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the legendary, award-winning radio comedy at th…
Vic and Bob meets French and Saunders at the Double R Diner in The Salon.
The best place to discover new comedy on the Fringe! Join us for a changing line-up of comedians all making their Pleasance debuts this year.
The boys are back in town and they still believe in the stag! Irish sketch comedy trio, Sean Finegan, Conor McKenna and Sean Flanagan, return for another Edinburgh Fringe run with …
The Malignant Humours have written you a prescription for some medical-grade sketch comedy! Returning for their 20th year at the Edinburgh Fringe, after eight years of back-to-back…
Join two of The Oxford Revue’s brightest talents as they take you through an hour of rogue, wild and laugh-out-loud comedy.
Evers, Booth and [Name] courageously stage their 2019 multimedia sketch show.
Three feisty northerners present their debut sketch hour packed with big characters, silly songs and highly flammable polyester.
Birgitta and Ester are two lovely ladies from Iceland.
Sketch You Up! bills itself as “Catherine Tate meets Little Britain”, and mostly manages to replicate the character-driven performances that made Tate, Walliams and Lucas house…
Sell-out late-night comedy party! Join the ‘hilarious’ (BroadwayBaby.
Lorraine attempts to break free from the confines of having a voice which always gets mistaken for being that of a man.
A year ago, the world ended.
How many comedy sketches does it take to screw in a light bulb? 30? 50?! 100?! Well we’ve gone one better, literally.
Richard Duffy’s been celebrating Christmas every day since the day he was born.
Brighton’s rude and raucous female comedy troupe finally arrive in Edinburgh! With songs, sketches, and wry musings on the female experience, their original and bold material takes…
After their five-star run (TheWeeReview.
The Weegie boys are back again after two consecutive sellout runs at the fringe! They can’t wait to go mental in the capital with an even bigger and bamier show than the last! From…
Winners: People’s Choice Award, Vault Festival 2017.
Following her critically acclaimed debut show Woman of the Year, meet Anna’s brand-new characters and join some returning favourites all trying to Get Happy.
These two idiots are about to sell each other out for a chance at making more money than anyone’s ever made at Fringe.
After numerous fires and showbiz bombs, The Grand Carlysle Theatre is amazingly celebrating its 100th anniversary.
Jenny and Pauline are buffered between their children and elderly relatives and they’re waiting for their lives to load.
Have you ever felt you’re not tough enough? Well two problematic fools are here to teach you how to grab life by the knackers.
The Bristol Revunions return to Edinburgh and this time they’ve got something to celebrate.
An accidental one-woman show! Standing in the wreckage of a five-piece sketch troupe, one comedian is determined to keep going.
Comedy sketch swapping live! The hit cult show where sketch groups perform their own sketches, then each others’.
Famous adventurer and posh idiot Jasper Cromwell Jones (played by award-winning comedian Joe Bor) presents an Alternative Book Festival with other weird and wonderful authors.
The cream of the crop from the University of Salford showcasing the future faces of British comedy.
The Harry Potter parody show returns with a brand-new work-in-progress hour! Join us, four full-grown men, as we celebrate and recreate the absurd scenes of those magical movies.
So there is this man and this other man, one of them is good.
An hour of non-stop nonsense, original music and uncomfortable crowd work.
With an all-new line-up and fresh material, the St Andrews Revue are back at the Fringe.
The Two Little Dickheads are back with a fresh explosion of idiocy.
After Fringe hit Speechless, Cambridge Footlights Comrie and Dan present the hyperkinetic, garish and gothic Obsolete: a sinister tech company presentation, combining the Silicon V…
The Fringe’s longest running improvised comedy group enters into its 30th year at its home, The Bedlam Theatre.
The award-winning Bristol Revunions are back on the road with their latest free Fringe show, Roadtrip! It’s not just the scenery that changes as Roadtrip features a three-week rota…
Pottervision! The Harry Potter Parody show returns with a brand-new hour! Join us, four full grown men, as we celebrate and re-create the absurd scenes of those magical movies.
Retired children’s TV pioneer Peter Fleming needs your help.
The University of York’s Dead Ducks take to the Fringe with their brand-new sketch show: York du Soleil.
Expert stupidity from multi award-winning comedy duo, Dan Lees and Neil Frost.
James returns with his most ambitious show to date – an epic, thought-provoking stage spectacular celebrating the 1000 great lives that shaped history.
Shh! If you’re reading this, then you’ve been invited to Ladylikes Top Secret House Party! With all our friends getting engaged, promoted, pregnant and the odd OBE award, we fe…
Former stars of the multi award-winning Durham Revue, ‘comedy geniuses’ (Jeremy Vine), and future Fringe legends Andrew and Ambika present a new sketch show, complete with séance.
Sketch comedy double act Mark and Haydn have been described as ‘brilliant’ by their guardian.
Lanky sketch duo Jackman and Bones debut at the Edinburgh Fringe with an hour of madcap, energetic, Oscar-worthy shenanigans, answering the questions you never knew you had: Is Doc…
Winner: Stamptown Newcomer Award, 2019.
Attention all sperm! This is a military operation in procreation.
Join the world-famous Oxford Revue as it returns to the Edinburgh Fringe for its 55th year.
‘Character comedy at its finest’ ***** (EdFestMag.
What’s that you can smell? It’s Lewis Blomfield and Jimmy Slim’s new droppings and ooh baby they positively stink of a great night out.
The recovering songwriter now hooked on happiness, the sketch show absurdist with an identity crisis and the deadpan(sexual), Manson Family-friendly entertainer: Keith Carter is do…
An hour of stand-up, songs, sketches and much more, from the Cambridge Footlights – alumni include Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, David Mitchell, Emma Thompson, Richard Ayoade, the ca…
The Jesus Christ and Mary Magdalene of sketch comedy have arrived on the moors of ye olde Edinburgh.
One-man sketch (but good).
Anti-comedy legend Ed Aczel and beloved nuisance Joz Norris unite onstage for the first time, launching light entertainment’s newest double act.
Part safari party.
We’re granting you, the audience, access all areas! A-list, pop-star celebrities Felix Scoot and Lee Delamere welcome you behind the velvet rope to a self-help masterclass on how t…
Once upon a time, in a faraway swamp, there lived an ogre named Demi Lardner (Mike Myers) whose precious solitude was suddenly shattered by an invasion of annoying fairy tale chara…
Join ‘the most renowned sketch troupe of them all’ (Independent) as they embark on another exceptional world tour, performing to over 20,000 people across two continents.
Two provincial louts perform grotty comedy sketches.
‘Their versions of the Marvel films might even be better’ ****½ (fb.
80’s comedy fantasy! Cassandra Hunt and Cynthia Murphy, co-hosts of America’s No.
Just These Please are back with their brand new show Suitable.
Life is short.
This ‘sure to sell out act’ (NOW Magazine) has four veteran performers with over 60 years combined comedy experience.
Frenemies Amaya, Lottie and Will tried everything to get noticed, except the unimaginable: working together.
Low-brow, high-camp sketch comedy duo MOTHER make their Fringe debut with an unapologetically hilarious hour of trashy treasure.
Ever found yourself stuck in a rat? Unpleasant, isn’t it? Time marches on, but you’re on the spot.
Best friends Emm and Leo have made the bold artistic decision to graduate without any skills or job prospects.
Following last year’s sell-out show, character comedians and IRL sisters Maddy and Marina are back and bigger than ever (at least physically).
After a sell out run last year the Great British Mysteries return to the Fringe with a new show set 400 years earlier, but still the containing the wit, charm, and ridiculous sense…
Best of BEASTS is a wild and brilliant explosion of a show packed with slightly smaller explosions throughout – and I’m not talking about pyrotechnics.
Mark Vigil presents four characters, each delivering a Ted Talk sort of thing, ish.
When the Uber driver pulls up and asks if Terra is Hung, ‘so hung’ is usually the response.
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 …
Sheeps are officially back, following previous acclaim and an underground status as one of the Fringe's finest sketch groups and then a three year sebatical.
Join us for the second year of the new comedy competition celebrating all things sketch! The organiser’s behind the UK’s biggest comedy newcomer competition are on the hunt for the…
Join Funny Women for a sparkling mix of comedy including performances by special guests and the brightest new talent at the Fringe.
Liverpool’s acclaimed sketch comedy show hurtles back to the Fringe for its fifth year of unmistakable whimsy and Merseyside wit.
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).
Cambridge Footlights duo Leo Reich and Emm Downie do not disappoint with their hour of sketch and character comedy which focuses on the perils of of modern day dating.
Mick Neven and Jacques Barrett are two of Australia’s strongest headline comics.
One of the best-received acts in Edinburgh present the best of their last three epic one-man shows.
Just These, Please is a sketch troupe with promise and imagination.
One hour, 26 sketches stretching chronologically through 26 letters of the alphabet.
Is the comedy gene something you can inherit from your parents? If so then Siblings: Acting Out sisters Maddy and Marina Bye have been blessed with it in spades.
Is my happy the same as your happy? Where do we find it, and where does it go? Can we share it, fake it, keep it? Are we asking too many questions?! Devised by the company and scri…
The Pin return to the Edinburgh Fringe with an Alan Ayckbourn type conceit: as suggested by this year’s title Backstage, the bulk of the show has performers Alex Owen and Ben Ash…
Laura Curnick and Jack Mosedale are Mother and this is their show.
The Skits, Cornell University’s original sketch comedy troupe, has crossed the Atlantic to deliver some cold, hard jokes.
Simon Hall is a comedy writer, TV icon and national treasure, who finds himself arrested under suspicion of never having told a joke.
The Oxford Revue returns with its celebrated Free Fringe variety bill.
Our story is about a town.
First and foremost, this is not a show for the faint-hearted.
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.
Pigs in Residence is a comedy collective established in 2017 by comedians Arianna Beadie, Serafina Cusack and Steph Van Geete, who carefully curate line-ups to present the best and…
Tessa Waters is an experienced Fringe act, falling into a large group of fantastically-exuberant physical comedians who enliven any number of venues from large to small over the mo…
The line of excited punters outside Nicholson Hall is long.
Demi Lardner feels the need, at one point in their most recent show, to unveil a banner listing their previous accomplishments and awards they have won.
Freya Parker and Celeste Dring are back at the Fringe with a refreshingly light-hearted slice of sketch show comedy.
The best place to discover new comedy on the Fringe! Join us for a line-up of comedians, all making their Pleasance debuts this year.
Stars of BBC Radio 4’s The Croft & Pearce Show and Sketchorama, winners of the Mervyn Stutter Spirit of the Fringe Award, recipients of the official Fringe Total Sell-Out Show Laur…
For their 19th year at the Edinburgh Fringe, St George’s Medics’ Revue are back with a prescription for the Malignant Humours and their new fast-paced, medically based, comedy …
Entering the room for Brain Rinse, the audience are engulfed by eerie music and the lurking of an arabianesque ninja creeping about the studio.
Saunter down the promenade with Northern Power Blouse for a show full of sketches, silly songs and larger-than-life characters.
The Bristol Revunions return to the free Fringe with their show Hoops.
The Edinburgh Revue – the Titanic of comedy.
The Weegies are back! This time with another new Scottish comedy spectacular! After their sold-out run last year, the boys have returned with a bigger, better and funnier show! For…
Susan Harrison’s latest multiple-character show.
Following her five-star smash-hit It’s Thea-Skot in Here (So Take Off All Your Clothes), Alison Thea-Skot brings you a sizzling explosion of chaotic character comedy.
Sexism getting you down? Never fear! Join us as we dismantle the patriarchy, one song and dance at a time.
A high octane, 80s inspired, dark comedy sketch show! Imagine if Dynasty and Desperate Housewives met on RuPaul’s Drag Race, in the 80s! Set in the power-dressed world of Cassandra…
Present and Correct, the University of York’s superb sketch troupe are heading back to the Fringe with an all new smash show.
Chuckle award runner-up (1998) Berlinda will take you on a journey to The Lost Matriarch, leaving behind all you have ever known about gender.
You really don’t want to miss this show.
As heard on BBC Radio 1! Winners: VAULT Festival People’s Choice Award.
A massive whale escapes from prison with the help of a small child.
Character comedians Lola and Jo (**** (List)) are pretty certain they have a revolutionary show on their hands.
The St Andrews Revue are back for their eighth Edinburgh Fringe! This year they’re on the run from the law, and their ‘extremely funny’ (BroadwayBaby.
After last year’s totally sold out Edinburgh run, Jon & Nath return with their unique style of hardcore sketch comedy mischief.
Armed with 55 sketches in the space of an hour, hyperactivity is unleashed on stage in the form of The Biscuit Barrel.
Surreal comedy from Yorkshire’s finest, meat-themed double act.
Newcastle Comedy Society’s first foray into the Edinburgh Fringe after gaining popularity in Newcastle for hosting hilarious, chaotic shows for the student population and the pub…
Experimental multimedia sketch show from Cambridge Footlights regulars for the fake news era.
Imagine the love-child of Saved by the Bell and Art Attack! That’s Lead Pencil and they’ve made a sketch show by literally sketching it.
Back with a new troupe and 100% new material, come and see the renowned Durham Revue perform their own brand of ‘masterful’ (ThreeWeeks) sketch comedy! Known for their irreverent s…
Join your hosts, Ross Brierley and Joshua Sadler, as they bring the UK’s finest spoof chat show and chaotic cabaret back to the Fringe.
Welcome to the Roadshow – it’s just like your favourite antiques-based telly programme off the telly, just not on the telly, and devoted to Tat.
Jem Brookes: Schizophonic is a fast-paced cacophony of characters and voices that come out of one man’s head.
In real life, Loose Brie (Martin and Phil) live together in a tiny flat.
Agenda Benders presents Witty Gritty Bitty Fitty Committee.
This is what happens when a cabaret clown and an improv master with a shared passion for cats spend way too much time together.
Christy Coysh (as seen on BBC Three) and Kat Sadler (selected for BBC New Comedy Award 2017) debut their first work-in-progress show.
Max and Anna filmed themselves writing silly sketches for a year to make sure they didn’t miss a trick.
Nobody is safe.
London’s campest musical sketch comedy quartet is here to flame on your parade! Sex Shells is an explosion of original music, surreal sketches, wayward choreography and twisted rew…
Vice Captains are here.
It’s time for the Big Shop, not to be confused with your ‘bits shop’ (which you might do at the little Tesco) or your ‘big wash’ (which is like the Big Shop but that’s not what we’…
Comedy sketch swapping live! The cult hit show where sketch groups perform their own sketches, then each others’.
Multi award-winning physical comedy duo, The Kagools, are unstoppable as they propel silent comedy into the 21st century with pure joy, anarchic buffoonery and unique 'wit and ima…
The electrifying new show from the gifted character comedian and improviser.
What happens when a crazed madman takes a comedy show and its audience hostage? Find out in the Bad Clowns maddest show yet.
Paul Foxcroft (Cariad and Paul, Michael McIntyre’s Big Show) is a professional improviser who, for some reason, has decided to script an hour’s show in defiance of his many years o…
Free Tunnock’s Caramel Wafer for every audience member! Scotland’s fastest, best and only sketch trio present a light-speed comedy experience like no other.
The award-winning sketch duo is back to bring their trademark high-energy nonsense to a variety of news topics.
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.
Tom and Ollie are ‘creative, witty, sketchsmiths’ with ‘a sackful of promise’ (Chortle.
May Cause Mild Irritation – The Never Ending Cycle
Meet the nominees for Woman of the Year in Anna Nicholson’s debut character-comedy show.
An ex-SNP politico, a bible-wielding American mom and JK Rowling walk into a.
After reviewing your application, Sam & Tom are pleased to offer you the opportunity to interview for the position of audience in their new cult comedy show.
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.
‘Unbeatable comedic timing’ ***** (DurhamStudentTheatre.
Fiona Sagar (Funny Women Best Show nominee 2016 and 2017, The Groundlings Comedy Theatre) returns with a new character comedy show, Sagar Dreamcast.
The Potter parody show that celebrates and highlights the absurdities of those magical movies.
Step aside Ricky and Bianca, there’s a new duo in town.
The Revue return to the Fringe following an international tour with an hour of high-octane sketch and musical comedy – with an absurdist and political bent – from the best and …
Moon is a comedy double-act by Jack Chisnall and Joshua Dolphin, two proud sons of England’s provincial backwaters.
Direct from a standing room only season at Edinburgh Fringe last year, and a critically acclaimed tour of Australia this, the world's premier nerd-culture double-act, The Just Us …
Winner: Best Comedy, Perth Fringe 2017.
Blending comedy, drag, song and the grotesque, with absurd character sketches.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
After a sell-out debut show, innovative sketch duo Sisters are putting you in control of their highly anticipated second hour.
Brand-new sketch show from stars of award-winning Fringe favourites BattleActs (BBC Radio 1).
One third of critically-acclaimed sketch group Massive Dad, **** (Guardian), Stevie Martin presents her debut solo show.
Brand-new whirlwind comedy by the critically acclaimed Pelican (makers of The Cat Man Curse).
Masterfully combining physical comedy, characters and original music, The Travelling Sisters are ‘insane geniuses of sketch comedy’ (GreatScott.
Sock! Pow! Wham! Earth’s funniest footwear are back with their 10th new show of songs, sketches, socks and violence.
The nation’s favourite appliance-themed comedy troupe returns for the heavenliest of seventh years at the Fringe.
Camels is a side-splittingly funny five-star sketch comedy, coming to Edinburgh after four sell-out runs in London.
Character comedian Bryony Twydle (BBC Radio 4’s Sketchorama, E!’s The Royals) presents her debut Edinburgh show.
Join ‘the most renowned sketch troupe of them all’ (Independent) as they embark on another world tour.
Curly is convinced that appearing youthful is the answer to success and he will do whatever is necessary to get ‘youth’.
Sleeping Trees have been travelling around the world! They've been scuba-diving at the Great Barrier Reef, trekking the ancient Inca trails of Peru and gone dogging in Blackpool.
After last year’s millennial-bashing debut, Avocado! are back and invite you to take a leap into the twisted little world of two twenty-something nothings for a second helping of…
Steen Raskopoulos makes no effort to be cool on stage.
Amphetawaltz, as a show and a title, distinguishes itself from every other sketch show in Edinburgh this year and the reason why can be found in the title itself.
In UCL Graters’ return to Edinburgh, even the refreshments are violent.
Jacuzzi may have been a random title for the Free Association to use for their improvised comedy show, but this hour is indeed relaxed, warm, and bubbly.
In today’s climate of brunching, Instagram-obsessed millennials, and in a time where avocado-hand and avocado-shaped walkie-talkies are an actual reality, there is plenty of oppo…
Take two funny men and ask them to create a hilarious dash through Genesis and Exodus in just under 90 minutes.
Two grown women wonder whether basking sharks eat people, whether not eating enough leafy greens during your pregnancy will cause your child to have no fashion sense and if combing…
The zombie apocalypse rages outside, but we are relatively safe and quite warm in the last bastion of civilisation – a radio station run by two cats.
Double Denim haven’t made their fringe debut easy for themselves, starting their show at nearly midnight and performing in perhaps the ugliest room in any of the major venues.
Omar & Lee are two countercultural clowns on a mission to enlighten and entertain.
Spank’s big sister returns with sexier hosts and more awesome comedy and cabaret – don’t miss the ‘best wild night out’ (Scotland on Sunday).
The art of the comedic double act is a difficult one and its success largely based on chemistry between the two performers.
After a sell-out debut show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe last year, Giants return with their sophomore hour.
The Intimate Strangers: Mister Bond is one of those shows made up from two guys (most of the time), a collection of wigs, cloaks, scarves and, guns that are mixed together with a w…
Sketch comedy is the medium in which an original voice is most important in order to be successful.
This is character comedy at its finest.
Laughing Stock are a sketch comedy foursome who incorporate live music, dance and mime to create a narrative-driven show with hysterical characters and a quick, witty script.
Congratulations! You have been selected to work for Zinus Family Inc Ltd LLP.
A brand-new string to the biggest and best comedy newcomer competition in its 30th anniversary year! To celebrate 30 years of nurturing and developing new comic talent – we’re on…
This is Aunty Donna’s fourth Edinburgh Fringe, they have a huge following and return as popular as ever.
The beardy babes are back, baby! Atop broomstick horses we ride, offering up unto you Fandango! – an hour of surreal, stupid, knee-slappin’ sketches that’ll make you scream Y…
A decidedly younger and ‘hipper’ crowd gathered around a small table at the centre of The C Royale stage.
What do Andy Murray, Google and Bordeaux’s number one philosophizer François Fromage have in common? Yes, that’s right – wasps.
Join anarchic makers of madness Viva La Shambles as they bring their popular monthly night of chaotic live comedy to the Fringe.
With so many comedy double acts at the Fringe – many of whom are also middle-class white boys from London – Will Hislop and Barney Fishwick have their work cut out to stand out…
In 2011, Charly Clive and Ellen Robertson were women without a mission.
Don’t worry, I also had to Google most of the words in the title.
Coates and Cooper have 60 minutes fully clothed to find the comedy in a “kidnap”.
An American, a Scot and a woman walk into a bar – they’re three of the Oxford Revue’s finest returning to Edinburgh with an hour of character comedy.
This is a very silly comedy about some very serious books (and poems and plays).
Stand Up for Shelter returns for our fourth year at the Fringe, bringing a fantastic showcase of comedy in aid of Shelter! This year’s line-up is jam-packed and will see Sara Pas…
Anna Mann is, according to herself, the greatest actress of her generation—a quote she can now legitimately edit for future Fringe posters with no fear of censor.
As their hotel receptionist alter-egos, Henry Perryment and Joe Barnes help us check into The Hotel Après Vie for an hour of horror movie-themed entertainment.
A Unicorn walks into a bar.
Irish sketch trio and social media sensations Foil, Arms and Hog are back at the Fringe after selling out shows for the last eight, (yes you read that right, eight), years.
In their Fringe debut comedy hour Sisters hit the ground running with a fast paced, intensely dark and gut bustingly funny show of sketches, skits, and more jokes about live stream…
Romantic Encounters in a Darkened Room is a thoroughly enjoyable one-man show, mixing sketches of various different formats in a bizarre outpouring from the brain of comedian Charl…
When an Edinburgh Fringe virgin asks a seasoned Fringe-lover (that’s me, by the way) for show recommendations there are a number of shows I always highlight before reviews have e…
Returning for their 18th show at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Briony Redman’s solo show revolves around a screenwriter who wants to test out her movie-in-the-making on a fresh audience.
A sketch show based on an end of 2017 new year’s eve party, Princes of Main: New Year’s Eve might miss the mark occasionally, but if you stick with it until the bells, it will …
Runner-up Best Comedy Show Buxton Fringe 2017, Brain Rinse is a bizarre madcap, interactive sketch show starring you, the audience.
Three feisty northern lasses present a right good sketch show that’s full of heart, songs, larger than life characters and highly flammable 80s blouses.
Ever made a huge mistake? Audrey did! Having realised her childhood ambition to be a doctor, Audrey makes a fatal error… quite literally.
Hot, new(ish) comedy trio are back in Edinburgh with a playful new sketch show.
The Edinburgh Revue is back in black, bringing you sketch comedy straight from the horse’s mouth.
TLB (three lovely boys) seek EP (entire planet) for friendship and maybe more.
Colour coordinated galpals Emma Moran and Sarah King, explore the meaning of friendship through the mediums of poorly made hats and sketch comedy.
People watching is bloody brilliant, isn’t it? Let’s take a good look at those spectacular nobodies, anybodies and busybodies.
Mark is a chemical engineer.
We all have problems in life.
Imaginary Radio is a devilishly satirical comedy, taking a darker look at American pop culture using music, sketch and beatboxing.
All the movies in the Marvel cinematic universe in one hour.
‘Hysterical… Terrifyingly brilliant commitment to everything’ (TheEdgeSUSU.
Winners of the 2015 Derek Award for Best Sketch Show, the Tealights are back, presenting an hour of fast-paced, absurd comedy in their brand-new show, Fix Us.
The Oxford Revue present a rotating cast of the country’s brightest young comedians.
Heavyweight sketch maestro (WitTank) and award winning stand-up veteran, Naz, charges back to the Burgh to punch out his first solo sketch show.
Fresh from a sell-out Brighton Fringe run, a mischievous new sketch comedy show from best friends who can’t stand each other – Jon Levene and Nathan Lang.
Bristol Revunions are a surreal, playful, energetic bunch of sketch comedians that have put together a brand-new show for you, full of original funny material.
A man stands accused of a heinous crime.
‘Men are from Earth.
Grab a morning coffee and start your (Fringe) day with a life-changing symposium (terms and conditions apply).
Present and Correct are back once again for another hilarious run at the Edinburgh Fringe! We return with an all-new show packed full of this year’s latest and greatest sketches …
Love to watch movies? Love to drink? Come see your favourite cult movie classics read live and turned into an interactive drinking game! Featured shows include Back to the Future, …
Hurt and Anderson are on the edge.
Imaginative, imbalanced and imbecilic sketch duo Dirty White Boys are proud to present a brand-new show for 2017! The boys bring their trademark fast-paced idiocy to a whole new se…
They haven’t got enough material for their own solo shows and nobody else will work with them, so Christian Talbot and Rosie Holt will be performing stand-up, sketches and music wh…
Are you an 18 to 80-year-old employed or unemployed middle-income earner, from an urban or rural area who shops online or in store? Ambitious fame-hungry comedians Lola and Jo want…
Original, notable and deplorable characters take to the stage to apologise directly to you for their wrongdoings.
Raucous, fraternal comedy from award-winning sketch trio.
Offbeat sketchlings Fish Pie! permit you to disregard political satire, a cappella groups and men noticing things then pausing for laughter in favour of compulsory mirth.
Sagar Mega Drive is Fiona Sagar’s return to Edinburgh following her 2016 Funny Women Award nominated show Entitled.
A one-man variety show by award-winning comedian Dave Bibby.
The washed-up boy band of sketch comedy are back with their first new show in four years.
They say fame is a fickle friend, and the St Andrews Revue have been lonely for years.
These ‘improvising geniuses’ (FunnyWomen.
Technicolour sketch hazard Siân & Zoë – ‘Truly surreal’ **** (Skinny).
Cold Hard Cache is the debut comedy adventure from double act The Delightful Sausage – AKA Chris Cantrill, ‘Simple and bizarre punchlines with unerring skill’ ***** (EdFestMa…
A “professional” seminar on how to rise to fame in the comedy world! Join our hosts as they stumble their way through a corporate lecture with anecdotes, lies and incorrect facts.
Muriel (Janine Harouni, Meg Salter and Sally O’Leary) are multi award-winning actresses and comedy performers.
Daddy and Beeje, two self-absorbed, dysfunctional TV presenters, are getting ready for their live chat show.
Inbetweeners star Lily Lovett brings you celebrity impressions and sketches with music and audience interaction to create her fast-paced, high-energy, hilarious debut show! Come an…
Bible-black Welsh comedy duo do sketches.
Can the audience change a show just by watching it? Douglas invites you to find out, by watching his latest concatenation of mind-searing comic absurdities.
Dave is on the beach, in Mexico, drinking margaritas.
Join visionary character comedy maverick Tom Skelton on a wild gallop through the history of blindness and his own sight loss.
Winner: Best Comedy Perth Fringe World 2017.
Critically acclaimed sketch duo Thünderbards return to Edinburgh with their 4nd hour of gag laden comedy, filled with their trademark off-beat jokes, fast paced sketches and overw…
Character comedian Maddy Anholt returns following five-star sell-outs at the Edinburgh Fringe and the Soho Theatre with a brand spanking new and hilarious hour that delves into her…
Do you like mysteries? Are you the sort of person who says: ‘I wonder what that was?’.
A once in a lifetime opportunity to see the greatest living comic of every generation.
The year is 991 and the Vikings are coming.
Bracing maritime sketch show from Eggbox Comedy.
Guinness World Record-breaking, Fringe First-winning, Perrier finalist, news-based song and sketch show.
Being a millennial in the modern world is hard.
Six hilarious young women.
How funny is
Non Violent Communication? Apparently, NVC is a way of talking which involves
getting your needs met, as well as the needs of others.
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…
Fandango, the Kids with Beards allege, means party.
“Every once in a while you come across a couple of guys who are just so goddam funny, so goddarn crazy and so godforsakenly good that you gotta just sit up and sign ’em.
Sketch comedy in the year 2017.
Triple award-winning sketch villains and stars of BBC Radio 4’s ‘Sketchorama’ return to Brighton with a ghoulish new nightmare blend of sketch comedy, live music and pure evi…
Kitten Killers is a funny, sweaty, messy, political and absurd sketch trio who combine the silly and dirty with the surreal.
Nominated for Funny Women’s Best Show Award, Revan and Fennell’s Fan Club is a lively, goofy and above all entertaining sketch show, starring double act Rosie Revan a…
Each performance of Blue Heart Theatre’s relationship based plays features five short dramas where the company chooses the first three and the audience the last two.
5-star sketch comedy duo Goodbear are back, with a show that’ll leave you questioning everything you’ve ever known.
Spilling, dripping and leaking comedy from every angle, come and join Spilt Milk, a brand-new sketch group, for their exciting show, packed with original new comedy writing.
Imaginative, imbalanced and imbecilic sketch duo, Dirty White Boys, are back in Brighton for their 3rd year running; presenting a brand new show for 2017!
The **** pairing bring…
The Ahhgee Crow-Barred in Material Emporium Extravaganza.
Free caramel wafer for every audience member!
A monolithic sketch comedy trio, formed when three kinds of caramel (David, Richard and Alex) collided at speed.
‘Pelican’ is a whirlwind hour of narrative comedy that’s “wildly funny” (BroadwayBaby) and “thrives off ingenuity and playfulness” (EdFringeReview).
Fiona Sagar, (The Groundlings, Funny Women Best show nominee, Edinburgh 2016), debuts at Brighton Fringe with characters from her 2016 Edinburgh show ‘Entitled’ along with brand ne…
‘The Funny Women Awards’ are back at Brighton Fringe!
‘The Funny Women Awards’ has left a massive impression on the UK comedy map, with previous winners and finalists including …
Laughing Stock is a character-based sketch comedy foursome “yin-yanged to perfection”(The Mumble).
We’re back! The Medic Revue returns for its 11th year! Written, cast and crewed solely by students at BSMS, the show will take you through an exploration of medicine and the NHS in…
Comedy sketch show featuring contemporary characters in Brighton and beyond.
Bound by blood and ambition, character comedians and real-life sisters Maddy and Marina Bye set sail on another adventure.
Join ‘Northern Power Blouse’ for a sketch show full of heart, songs and massive, massive shoulder pads.
Do you lack basic skills? Do you want to be good at everything? Then you should watch ‘How to be Good at Everything’.
Award-nuzzling millennial sketchboys Princes of Main present a new show for 2017.
Winner: Best Comedy Award, Brighton Fringe, 2016.
After 3 sell-out runs in its native town of Forest Row in East Sussex, The Frow Show comes down the M23 to take the Brighton Fringe.
‘Living On The Edge - LIVE’ is the new one-woman stand-up comedy show from Maisie Adam, “one of the UK’s most exciting up-and-coming young comedians” (Ditto Theatre).
Muriel Comedy, creators of viral videos ‘If Tube Lines Were People’ and ‘The Great British Political Bakeoff’ bring you their offbeat brand of peculiar characters, political satire…
‘Professional behaviour’: a series of actions deemed acceptable in the workplace.
The award-winning team that brought you ‘A Puppet Named Desire’ and ‘Puppetgeist’ return with mayhem, masks, and sock monsters.
‘Witt ‘n’ Camp’ brings to Brighton sixty minutes of mad vocals, dancing, joy, seduction, escapology, partial nudity and wish fulfilment.
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…
Next to Normal spin words, music, vocals and their sweet, sweet moves into sketch forms every damn day (after their day jobs).
Earth’s funniest footwear return with their hit show of songs, sketches, socks and violence, taking on The Bard himself.
On February 22nd 1952, 50 strangers gathered in the vaults of BBC Stoke to hear a groundbreaking new comedy act.
Bryony Twydle (New Comedian of the Year 2016 semi-finalist, Funny Women 2015 semi-finalist, BBC Radio 4’s ‘Sketchorama’, one fifth of award-winning sketch group The Jest) bri…
Brand new sketch comedy show from Sketchfest 2016 Finalists and best friends who can’t stand each other, Jon & Nath.
Winner: Rising Star, The Media Eye, 2016.
No one does satire quite like Brighton’s very own ‘The Treason Show’.
Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, you racist.
WMD Comedy is a three man sketch troupe with an online following for making strange and wonderful content.
Brother and sister duo Jack and Anna Harris bring us a stand-up comedy show using sketches inspired by their life as siblings.
Two very different award-winning comedians join forces to bring you a magnificent hour of ‘Hoo-Haa’!
David Jordan and Ingrid Dahle invite you to experience the pinnacle of enter…
Big and tall sketch mates Fish Finger Fridays bring their stripped back sketches and casual musings to Brighton Fringe.
From National Bulgarian TV to the London stage, we present a musical sketch comedy show taking a unique look at the lives of people who are either in or starting relationships, oft…
Hit dark sketch comedy show featuring a host of weird and wonderful characters, culminating in a big James Bond finale.
Sponsored by the Portslade Furniture Warehouse, this show sees the web’s freshest sketch comedy act revitalised on stage.
‘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).
Fresh from a hugely successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2016, Beasts bring their critically acclaimed comedy extravaganza to Brighton.
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.
Sam and Ben fled a supernatural wizard realm 700 years ago after being challenged to a deadly game of Shnozzleball, which they were too chicken to accept.
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…
In 1977 NASA launched Voyagers 1 and 2 to explore the outer solar system.
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.
Sketch troupe BEASTS are not here to perform sketches.
Is Komischer, starring Doug Walker, of Aaaand Now For Something Completely Improvised fame, too clever for it’s own good?This one-man sketch show, with a yoghurt-based theme runn…
Huddled underground in a nuclear bunker, Three Men in a Boot attempt to recreate history as best they can whilst staving off hunger (and potentially another Ice Age).
Knowing Smirk return to the Fringe, where BroadwayBaby.
Strong acting, impressive tech and a relaxed conceit tie together the disparate elements of this show and imbue it with a very different vibe to the majority of the sketch shows yo…
Quartet, Mixed Doubles, have brought a comedy sketch show to this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, framed with four peculiar characters from the peaceful UKIP-voting Middle England villa…
Mavericks: A Sketch Show (of Sorts) is the product of talented comedy duo and Cambridge Footlights members Ruby Keane and Luisa Callander.
A varied sketch comedy, Laughing Stock lives up to its name, parading numerous situations of self-deprecation before us providing much hilarity.
Poetry about art, love and Asia, then likeable and funny characters spill monologues on their life. All with a charming piano soundtrack. bogpolanco.tumblr.com
You’ll Never Get This Time Back is a zany, absurd and irreverent hour of fun that casts a comic eye over the darker regions of the human soul.
Grab your hottest Fringe tickets, to be entertained by tomorrow’s comedy stars who showcase in this prestigious final.
This is a disappointing show, mainly because the Oxford Revue don’t have that many funny sketches to perform.
Princes of Main return with another sketch show chock-a-block with odd characters, witty one liners and silliness.
Fringe newcomers, Dude Looks Like A Lady, bring their award-winning sketch show to Edinburgh with heaps of enthusiasm, a fluctuating quality of comedy and an abundance of false (an…
This Australian trio packs a punch as they whirl through an hour of weird, wacky and utterly hilarious sketch comedy like nothing else you will see at the Fringe.
Witty, lively and often heartwarming, Britney is a hilarious and hugely watchable production.
Perhaps one of the most entertaining shows I have seen on the Free Fringe, Lovehard consists of comedians Jacob Lovick and Tyler Harding (see what they did there?), who in what is …
Join your guides, Todd and Molly, as they take you on a bespoke tour of Los Angeles, their City of Angels, or as they call it: LA LA Land.
The Cambridge Footlights have such a reputation that their name is practically synonymous with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Possibly the most ridiculous show at the Edinburgh Fringe, the Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppets are in their ninth year and were greeted with a sell-out audience.
This hilarious comedy sketch follows comic-actor duo Curly (Paul F Taylor) and Short (Rebecca Shorrocks) through a night of trying to prove they can act– Curly’s laminated CV i…
The Brighton-based beardy babes are back, baby.
The Bear Pack is Steen Raskopoulos (BBC’s Top Coppers, Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee) and Carlo Ritchie (The Checkout).
Sheep Soup in association with Nottingham’s BAFTA award-winning Television Workshop is back with a brand new sketch show.
Life from a bear’s point of view is as strange and wonderful as you would expect it to be.
A ‘garden variety’ *** (Easingwold Advertiser) show with plenty of variety, and not much garden.
Upstairs Downton and Petting Zoo (‘Improv supergroup’ TimeOut) star creates a staggering array of characters using his mouth, brain, hands and body.
Hospitals can be surreal places at night.
Wrong ‘Uns is aptly titled because there is plenty of them packed into this hour of sketch comedy.
Radio Active is an 80s Radio 4 satirical sketch show, born from the Oxford Revue at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Fun for parents and children alike, The Ruff Guide to Shakespeare is a brilliant introduction to Shakespeare: the man and his plays.
With a Cambridge Footlights endorsement on their flyer, this is a group already promising great things to an expectant audience.
Dark humour isn’t in short supply this Fringe - in case you hadn’t noticed, celebrity and political news of late has had a tangible effect on performers.
There’s a warm and weird welcome upon arrival at Yeti’s - Demon Dive Bar.
While acknowledging his immense talent, some reviewers have accused Steen Raskopoulos of going through the motions, trotting out the same tired routines he’s been spinning for…
Often, first-time Festival goers arriving in Edinburgh can be paralysed by choice as a result of the sheer volume of shows on offer.
Max & Ivan are celebrating the anniversary of when they met – and having in recent years become a staple of the Fringe, it’s easy to understand why.
Comedy twosome Freya Parker and Celeste Dring are back with more off-the-wall sketches and impeccably observed characters.
The Improverts are a group of five students from the University of Edinburgh who bring hard-hitting, lightning-quick comedy to the stage.
Like every year, there are an awful lot of young white men who’ve arrived at this year’s Fringe, sketch show in tow.
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Sketch Club 7 (six schoolboys and a blow-up doll) return to the Fringe after a triumph last year (‘terrifyingly brilliant’ BroadwayBaby.
After five years of sell-out shows, the worryingly funny doctors of tomorrow are back for their 17th year at the Fringe! Catch this fast-paced sketch show before the Right Honourab…
What is it that makes Tim so different from you and I? Apart from being dead, nothing really.
Brand new sketch comedy from Matt Winning, ‘an attractively impish spirit’ (Guardian), and Stuart Laws, ‘chronically funny stand up’ (Time Out), plus third person yet to be…
UCLU Comedy Club’s sketch troupe, The Gower Line, return to Edinburgh with their brand of ‘fast paced madness’ (Pi Media), presenting their favourite new sketches from the past yea…
Follow Terry’s unsupportive support group as they cope with bizarre addictions: monologuing, interpretive dance, wordplay, the internet, puns and more! The Idle Playthings return t…
Promises Planet Caramel make to you: 1.
Brother and sister Jack (Durham Revue, So You Think You’re Funny? semi-finalist) and Anna Harris (Bristol Revunions, Fish Finger Fridays) find themselves at another bizarre family …
Flock Up: def.
Big and tall sketch friends Fish Finger Fridays bring their anticipated debut to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
American cop Frank Law lost his partner two days before retirement.
Following last year’s five-star smash-hit Some Like It Thea-Skot, ‘comic monster’ (Chortle.
Fresh from the final of the Leicester Square Theatre Sketch-Off 2016, performers, sisters, and dare we say it, friends – Christy White-Spunner and Mark Jones bring their highly a…
We always strive for those eureka moments, the top 1% of ideas, but what about the other 99%? Rubbish right? Wrong.
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Raucous melancholy! Human failure! A whole bunch of jokes! Strong and kind sketch group Beach Hunks are proud to present their debut hour of crushingly absurd comedy.
The Edinburgh Revue are 10 years old this year! Now we’re officially in double digits, come join us for an hour of high energy sketches and possibly some birthday cake.
After being raised abroad, Pete Inskip has returned from the New World to his birthplace, London, in search of his true identity and ready to ask some important questions: Why is e…
Welcome to Matchbox Theatre! Would you please take a moment to check that all mobile phones and other electronic devices are switched on? Your calls are important to us! Photograph…
Winners of the 2015 Derek award for Best Sketch Show, the Tealights return with Tension.
The country’s only student-run theatre presents an hour of sketch comedy in the form of Tyrannosaurus Sketch! Featuring six actors fueled mostly by coffee and the desperate need …
Southampton Spotlights are up in arms against the current state of affairs and invite you to join them for a lunchtime foray into sketches, schisms and the end of all things sacred…
In an #upandcoming neighbourhood near you – four doors down from the betting shop, nestled between a pop-up patisserie and a pet taxidermy cafe – lies a community centre.
Why can’t they make delicious vegetables? Would a slide be better than my stairs? Who invented the zip? When can I take a bath with a dolphin? Why is water so wet? Why can’t I have…
Double act Best Boy present an hour of sketch comedy.
‘Shift yer arse, yer lazy gett’ – Granny’s words in 1995 made a lasting impression.
Come and see the renowned Durham Revue perform their own brand of ‘sublime’, ‘masterful’ (ThreeWeeks) sketch comedy, showcasing 60 minutes of student comedy at its finest.
Alternative comedy duo Siân and Zoë are taking a ship (theatre) full of lucky cosmonauts on a relaxing mindfulness retreat.
Winner – Best Comedy, Moors Theatre Awards! Leicester Square Theatre Sketch Off finalists! Sketch comedy duo, frequent enemies and occasional friends Cook and Davies find themsel…
The Bristol Revunions are back at the Fringe for the eighth year running and they bring you the Dolce Vita.
‘All my kids came to Twiddlesworth, lovely little school it was back then.
The St Andrews Revue are back at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with their brand new sketch comedy spectacular Loop: 50 minutes of mind-blowing comedy that will make you laugh so ha…
‘All hits, no misses: the litany of wit that was Babushka’ ***** (TheTab.
The Oxford Revue present a rotating cast of the country’s brightest young comedians together with headline acts from the comedy circuit.
Present and Correct returns for their fourth year at the Fringe, following a five-star show in 2015! Have you ever wondered what life is like for the stripper inside a cake? Ever w…
What do a filthy aristocrat, a gynaecologist, a vlogger, a dominatrix and you have in common? Limescale.
Devastatingly original character comedy duo Róisín and Chiara are ‘a pair of improvising geniuses’ and Ones to Watch 2016 (Funny Women).
As yet undiscovered comedians, Chazz Redhead and Jack Robertson love making jokes almost as much as they hate each other.
A brand new, deliciously free sketch show from the Bristol Revunions! For the eighth year in a row the ‘so stupid it’s genius’ (IntermissionBristol.
The UCL Graters return to the Fringe with an hour of delicious sketch comedy with a sharp aftertaste.
From award-winning character comedians Andrew McBurney (SYTYF finalist 2013) and Jack Kirwan, plus filmmaker Damien Hyde, comes a dark, original and very funny live show.
It’s alive! It’s alive! From the makers of Sketchup comes Sketchup 2: The Reawakening! A sketch show that is sure to tickle your comedy tendons into turmoil and tumult!
Minky [mijnki] 1.
Award-winning double act, Revan and Fennell, return to the Fringe after making their critically acclaimed Edinburgh debut last year.
Middlesbrough’s second-tallest sketch group return with sketches, jokes, songs and a big bag of hammers.
Life is hard, three comedians insist.
From the team that brought you Winfamy, ‘bizarre and brilliant’ **** (EdFringeReview.
Armageddon is imminent.
Witness the inner workings of the idiot as Omar & Lee invite you on an anarchic voyage through their minds, pushing their sanity and friendship to the limits.
Comedy sketch swapping live! The cult hit show where sketch groups perform their own sketches and then each other’s.
James & Seaburn are back with a brand new show featuring their unique mix of sketch, stand-up, songs and general silliness.
Bounty of Beards presents a multimedia skinny cappa frappa-cino cake of Amish Kraftwerk, axe-wielding maniacs, stick on beards and Babybel epaulettes! Let the best beards in the Fr…
A new stand-up and sketch show by Sarah Bennetto.
Anna and Emily.
Floss is a brand new shiny sketch show by Eleanor, Orlando and Dillon.
The year is 2061 and Tom Skelton is dead.
The Foster’s Golden Jesters Award finalists and Brighton Fringe Best Comedy Show nominees are back with their hotly anticipated new show.
After ‘threatening to be the hottest gang in town’ (List), Edinburgh Best Newcomer nominees, Daphne (Phil Wang, Jason Forbes and George Fouracres) threaten Edinburgh again with new…
The winners of Best New Sketch Act 2015 return with their highly anticipated new show.
With wild eyes and a wicked flavour of comedy, Australian trio The Travelling Sisters serve up a gang of tragically charming misfits.
The best kept secret in comedy Dyer and Whitney are back with their unique, original and hilarious character comedy sketches and songs! You have never seen a sketch like it.
Shh, it’s a surprise.
Identical twins Annie McGrath and Jack Barry (as seen on ITV2’s @elevenish) return with their trademark hybrid of sketch and stand-up comedy.
The stars of BBC Radio 4’s The Croft & Pearce Show and Spirit of the Fringe award-winners return with ‘a laugh-out-loud sketch show’ (Daily Express).
Good Kids are back, and this time they’ve had a few.
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Professional perverts Bernie and Victy are back with an utterly raucous and unashamedly risqué hour of their most salacious songs: all filth, no filler! These fringe favourites ar…
Treason Show: Festival Special.
Fringe veterans Max and Ivan bring their show Unstoppable to The Warren for this year’s Brighton Fringe.
Straight from London’s comedy duo ‘Carroll and Hodgson!’ Paul brings his absurd and sometimes downright nasty characters to life in this one hour spurt of bad language, bad d…
The Coaterie are a collection of some of London’s finest comedy minds, brought together under a single banner.
A character-led sketch show which contemplates the big issues: life, death, our very existence!
Join Joe Barnes and Henry Perryment for an hour of thoughtful sketch comedy that…
Clown, dance and sketch collide as multi-award-winning Australian comedian, Tessa Waters, unleashes her new hour of stupidity.
Award-winning The Dead Secrets bring you a labyrinthine sketch comedy adventure.
Best Newcomer nominees - Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award 2014.
Shelf is Rachel Watkeys Dowie and Ruby Clyde, a double act with a “winning hybrid of sketch show and stand-up” **** (EdFringe).
Dom and Mark were a double act.
A family recently arrived from nearby America? Remote rural Scotland? A nice, quiet, relatively murder-free area to settle down and forget the problems they’ve left behind? Need we…
After having a splendid time in their debut year, Dirty White Boys have returned with a selection of brand-new material.
Sketch heroes BEASTS return to Brighton with a brand new hour of inspired nonsense.
After nine sell-out years, the BSMS Medic Revue returns with its biggest show yet! Written, cast and crewed by medical students who explore life in medicine through comedy sketches…
Centring around the lives of four individuals within a fictional village, the fact that the premise of the show was built around a made-up comedy charity festival instantly made th…
The Sex Shells present ‘Going Down’: a glittering, twisted, all-singing, all-prancing look at gay existence in the twenty-first century.
Brighton Fringe Best Comedy Show nominees return with their hotly-anticipated new sketch show.
Multi award-winning creator of BBC Radio 4’s ‘Casual Violence’ (“Leading the new wave of sketch comedy” - The Sunday Times) and staff writer for Cartoon Network’s ‘The Amazing Worl…
Sponsored by the Portslade Furniture Warehouse, this show sees the web’s freshest comedy sketch act revitalised on stage.
Dave Gimmel is a local youth leader, who hopes to share his wisdom and philosophy of how to help the kids of the UK and finally fix broken Britain.
It’s Friday the 13th and I am about to be trapped inside a slightly claustrophobic metal container with an unsuspecting audience by a group who call themselves Casual Violence, w…
Bombastic sketch duo Cook and Davies find themselves trapped in a mysterious room.
Brother and sister, Jack (Durham Revue: So You Think You’re Funny semi-finalist) and Anna (Bristol Revunions: Fish Finger Fridays) find themselves at another bizarre family wedding…
Join Curly for an evening of his classic high brow solo sketches.
The Hiccup Project were the darlings of
the 2015 Brighton Fringe with their show May-We-Go-Round,
winning awards and accolades in abundance and that holy grail of all Fringe
Enthused? Inspired? Vibing? If you love Brighton Fringe why not become part of it? Loquacious Luvvie or Lounge Lizard, it could be you on stage making mediocre scripts something gr…
Myles and Dan present their debut hour of disorganised double-act sketch comedy.
Marijana (Gabby Best), the qualified yoga and pilates teacher, is a voice of reason and beauty in an otherwise mad and unkempt world.
Double act Best Boy return to Brighton Fringe with an hour of side-splitting sketches.
“Narnia isn’t real.
Fast-paced, hilarious sketch comedy from Making Faces.
Time is of the essence in this absolutely
faultless performance from EntreprenHER Productions.
Hilarious new surreal sketch show about how humans are.
Slick sketch comedy from one of the best-reviewed shows at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe.
Join character comedienne Cassie Atkinson “Future national treasure” (ToDoList), as we run through the rainbow of her mind.
Bob and Jim do ‘The Rest of The Lot’.
Born in the grim shadow of Brighton Pier, the ‘It Is What It Is’ comedy-collective are here to bring you mirth, levity and so much more.
Mister Bus will be bringing its special brand of surreal sketch comedy to Brighton Fringe! That’s a long train journey and we don’t even like each other that much.
Charles Booth (Time Out character comedian to watch) makes his Brighton debut with an eclectic concoction of characters fizzing with heart-warming lunacy, dazzling originality and …
Fresh off a sold-out tour between New York and Los Angeles and an extended run at the Edinburgh Fringe, these Gaulier-graduates bring their high energy and low intelligence to Brig…
Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, you racist.
3 guys + 1 drum + 1 loop pedal = funkin’ carnage.
‘Not Fast Enough’ is a provocative and dynamic sprint through contemporary gender politics and imaginative theatre structures.
Brimming with originality and presenting a confidently executed show, Revan and Fennell are a double act that have the potential to succeed the comedy throne of French & Saunders.
zazU, a town (or possibly country) with fairly odd inhabitants, is gearing up to hold its fête.
This sketch show offers an hour of clean-cut and well-rehearsed comedy.
On top of talent and comic-timing, McKeever has charm by the bucket-load.
I’m not entirely sure where the title of the show came from, as love handles are never mentioned or a part of any of the sketches that The Cambridge Footlights perform but, frank…
Performing some of their classic sketches, some new bits and some bits that will come across as new because they’ve forgotten how they went in the first place.
It’s clear that the sketch trio made of Oli Gilford, Edd Cornforth and Jake Shoolheifer have good comic potential, and bounce nicely off each other.
of The Amazing Sketch Show states that their sketches are ‘some of the
funniest, silliest and zaniest sketches’ to be found at this year’s Fringe.
Acclaimed sketch troupe Birthday Girls return to the Fringe for one week only with their smash-hit sold out 2014 show! A comedy party of odd characters, offbeat sketches and try-ha…
Four students, a full house and a series of clever sketches make for a very enjoyable hour in The Exeter Revue: Sketchup.
It’s almost impossible to see a sketch show that doesn’t have its misses; hit and miss is so much of an audience expectation it has almost become the received format.
The Bristol Revunions are a first class example of what a student sketch comedy show can be.
Deceptively sweet, Lazy Susan bring a cheeky malevolence to their character-driven sketch comedy.
The Oxford Revue’s 2015 Fringe offering is a confident display of strong student comedy.
Irish comedians Giles Brody and Colin Chadwick invite you to a compendium of sketch comedy, featuring childish Nobel Prize winners, Frankenstein’s reformed monster, Teen Pope, Go…
Grab your tickets to vote for tomorrow’s stars at this prestigious Final alongside comedy cognoscenti.
Massive Dad (Liz Kingsman, Tessa Coates, and Stevie Martin) have a sense of humour like Japanese fusion cooking, with their combination of social detail and zaniness.
Everything That’s Wrong With the Universe is a one-woman sketch show performed by Gemma Arrowsmith.
From the sweaty depths of their library on Cowgate, Matt Stevens and Glenn Moore give an entertaining hour of sketch comedy.
The Betas are back.
Sheeps’ Daran Johnson, Alastair Roberts and Liam Williams take a wry look at the news and do not like what they see when they take a wry look at the news.
I’ve always somewhat despised weddings.
Fresh from the Cambridge Footlights, Princes of Main – Alex MacKeith, Ben Pope and Jamie Fraser – are a new and exciting comedy trio, a promising addition to the scene.
Sketch Club 7 has six members.
Feminasty is a rollercoaster of irreverent, witty humour with a real agenda at hand.
Any budding sketch group could do far worse than give Daphne’s show a visit.
As the members of Edinburgh University’s improv troupe run into the flashing lights, accompanied by music and applause, they are introduced to us as ‘the players’.
It all begins with a suicide threat.
Critically acclaimed sketch villains and stars of BBC Radio 4’s Sketchorama return with their multi award-winning best-of show.
This show begins with the sound of drums and then a dreadful storm and so gives its audience certain expectations of what is to come but, as Russell himself exclaims, “prepare yo…
The Secret of My Failure is a farcical, eclectic sketch comedy show hosted by the energetic Dr Postscript, which weaves through sarcastic appraisals of bad comedy sketches (a cleve…
Your Aunt Fanny have been performing their unique brand of comedy throughout the North East to sellout audiences since 2013.
Comedian Isy Suttie presents three sketch groups performing at this year’s Fringe for the brand new series of Radio 4’s popular comedy showcase, Sketchorama.
Welcome to the Grand Final of the Gilded Balloon and Sketch Club’s exciting new competition to find the very best new sketch performers.
Banter and silliness are the driving force of this Cheltenham sketch comedy troupe.
The Leeds Tealights show off considerable performance skills in this slickly choreographed, highly creative, and frequently fantastic hour of sketch comedy.
Returning to the Fringe with another slice of slickly made sketch comedy, Hannah Croft and Fiona Pearce once more impress with cleverly structured and impeccably acted comic vignet…
In Sketchbombs, Georgina Hurt and Laura Anderson take one of the cornerstones of the British entertainment tradition – the comedy double-act – and give it a fresh and invigorat…
It’s been a big year for Kids With Beards.
What do you call a night where you speak to spirits, win prizes and get your hands on toys that would make your nana blush? One actress, seven characters, total mayhem! Double Dipp…
The Durham Revue has a lot going for it this year – the group are all on top form.
Like some much of our interaction with the wider world, it starts with a button.
Those little things that hold you back, awkward pauses and abashed hesitations of everyday life: the focus of Minor Delays.
When Norris – one half of the outstanding comedy duo Norris and Parker (Katie Norris and Sinead Parker, directed by Lucia Fox) – learns that she was lured here labouring under …
Last show ever – will sell out.
Alex Furrow, the compere for Oxford Revue Presents, has a lot to contend with, La Belle is a big venue and it must be difficult to pack it out with an eager crowd.
In Max and Ivan: The End, the eponymous duo take you on a guided tour of the small town of Sudley-on-Sea, introducing you to all of the residents.
Who doesn’t want to see grannies street dance?In an unexpected turn of events, this year’s breakthrough sketch show is not just another bunch of students.
Gein’s return to the Edinburgh Fringe once again to showcase their brand of dark sketches.
Joe Barnes and Henry Perryment deliver solid, expressive performances in their comedy sketch show.
The trip from busy Edinburgh to sleepy Wiltshire is down a short flight of stairs and through a door, upon which you’re greeted with complimentary sherry (dry or sweet, your pref…
St Andrews Revue’s new sketch show Fashion is a fun and enjoyable way to spend 50 minutes, but it’s not going to split your sides or radically change your point of view.
Milo McCabe’s latest hour - and his first in the one-man sketch format - is incredible.
Some of the best comic characters out there are likeable but misguided individuals, chronically lacking in self-awareness.
2015 has surely been a bumper crop for satire.
Two-time Edinburgh Comedy award nominees and stars of BBC Three’s Badults, Pappy’s, bring their comedy club to the Edinburgh Fringe for four very special shows.
It’s hot in the Pleasance This: hot and dark and funny.
A fast-paced, irreverent, comedy sketch show from the worryingly funny doctors of tomorrow.
Come with us on a journey through the ups, downs and sideways of life.
A friendship forged in hard times, Flick and Julie are an unlikely pairing who have come together to make your pennies go further.
‘The epitome of bizarre hilarity and joyous absurdity’ ***** (Tab.
The Northern Ar Souls present their farewell tour.
Sheffield’s greatest entrepreneur invites you to take a look at his life so far, and a tantalising glimpse of the successes to come with the help of some very special guests.
A snappy, intelligent, and at times surreal sketch show that readily mocks itself, its members and the meaning of life.
Join the Southampton Jesters and delve into the funny old world of sketch comedy.
A series of comedy sketches performed by a talented all-female cast from St Mary’s Calne Senior School.
Join UCLU Comedy Club’s Blank Slates for an hour of thrilling improvised comedy, as they follow the story of a young superhero on their rise to glory.
Late-night lunchtime show! Join The Euromen in their hangover cabaret from the night before.
Innovative and playful, the brand new two-part sketch group Beard weave joyful, bizarre and enthralling comedy.
Welcome to a dark, sexy sketch show assembled and reanimated in The Basement.
The hotly anticipated solo debut of a multi award-winning sketch comedian is probably happening elsewhere.
Come and sit in a cinema and watch two dogs show you their tricks.
A probably funny show featuring more than one sketch.
Fantastical absurd one-man sketch show.
Annie McGrath and Jack Barry are back with another sketch comedy show for people who hate sketch comedy.
KINGS! is the brand new sketch duo of Adam Blampied and Lydia King.
Best Boy thought fame beckoned when the BBC broadcast their sketch – unfortunately, they’d sent in the wrong one.
Like the cat in the picture on the lamp post, Richard and Robin are lost.
With wild eyes and a wicked flavour of comedy, Australian trio The Travelling Sisters serve up a bevy of tragically charming characters.
Daniel wangs down the gauntlet.
‘Comic monster’ (Chortle.
Let these sketch clowns lure you into a world of fractious characters who flirt with the bizarre, as their social facades unravel.
Sketch Comedy + Live Orchestra = F-Holes
What connects Monmouthshire, the efficacy of Lucozade, and leviathan-lunged pop princess Adele? Absolutely nothing.
Dead Duck Productions brings you another hilarious and original sketch show from the Present and Correct series! We need one more member for our cast to be complete and we’re wai…
Tiny Horse Comedy.
Every night of Fringe there’s something different on at Bedlam.
Thrown together by quirk of fate and sticking together though necessity, Nicola James and Ian Seaburn present Piano Chocolat, a fun-filled journey through modern life, touching on …
Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato you racist.
This show is like a cake, not a cake made by hand, but by a second hand cake maker that was bought at a car boot sale in Bognor Regis from a man with brown hair and a lisp.
From the writers of the Footlights International Tour Show 2014 comes a triumphantly fun new double act.
So like I said.
‘Scripted comedy of the highest quality’ (Buxton Fringe).
Two divorces, a rare autoimmune disease and both becoming single mums wasn’t part of the life plan.
Sad Faces challenge themselves and you with their adaptation of JR Chapterhouse’s devastatingly heartbreaking novel.
Tom Dowling and Kieran Ahern are current members of the Oxford Revue, but they’re also bloody good kids.
ComedySportz is an all ages, all improvised show.
Following sell-out performances in 2014, UCL Graters, University College London’s award-winning comedy group, returns to the Fringe with a fresh hour of sketches.
After their successful debut last year, Dyer and Whitney are back with more of their unique, original and hilarious character comedy sketches and songs! This new duo sold out at Le…
Giraffe are back! And they’re stampeding through the Underbelly with their third offering of charming silliness.
Don’t be frightened, little deer, be fabulous! Charles Booth (one of Time Out’s Character Comedians to Watch and graduate of Second City) returns to Edinburgh with a brand new,…
Douglas Walker, the funny one from improvised impresarios Racing Minds: ‘Crafted by the gods of comedy’ ***** (ThreeWeeks) has written his first solo show.
An hour of unapologetic satirical sketches performed by QMU ComSoc, a group who blended together would create the ethnicity of off-white.
A non-stop hour of nonsensical family fun from madcap double act Chris and Cammy.
Sam and Tom! are an anarchic double-hander made up of comedic wunderkinds Tom Burgess ‘coldly psychotic’ (Chortle.
Ste and Dave In Training is a brand new character comedy show, written and performed by Ste Johnston (Channel 4’s No Offence) and Dave Jackson (ITV2’s Bad Bridesmaid).
It’s comedy set swapping live! The show where comedians perform their own jokes, then each other’s.
A new stand-up and character solo show by the London-based Melbourne comedian and host of Storytellers’ Club.
Hosts of the Time Out Critics’ Choice show Character Assassination, Simon Lukacs (‘Incredibly charming’ FunnyWomen.
Join the Mixtapers for their hilarious bitesized theatre inspired by music.
One-man sketch show Will Franken serves up another smorgasbord of multi-voiced madness.
Aussie Edinburgh favourites return with a killer new show.
John Henry Falle (of Radio 4, Chortle-nominated sketch idiots, The Beta Males) hath now become The Story Beast.
Ed Eales-White and Jon Pointing slam down a new character/sketch/double act comedy show.
After a blistering London run and festival tour this year, Fringe debutants Mid-Brow have been attracting many plaudits along the way with their self-titled sketch show; one even d…
The much-loved Celia, housewife and host, returns, on tour with her Toxborough Village Hall Chat Show, in aid of the Animal Hospital, for a kitten who needs an iron lung.
Newcomer Penny Greenhalgh is dropping her debut show Pop Pop like it’s hot – a hot mess of sketch, stand-up and ice dancing.
Extra dates announced: Thursday 13 and Friday 14, 21:45.
There’s been a murrrder! Some criminals put stockings on their heads, now Earth’s funniest Socks get their heads around crime.
Morally upstanding stand-up and sketches from star of Fringe favourites The Beta Males (Radio 4, Chortle Award nominees).
The Foster’s Golden Jesters Award finalists, Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2014 semi-finalists, and Brighton Fringe Best Comedy Show nominees are back with their hotly anticip…
Big time sketch heroes BEASTS are returning to Edinburgh to film a live DVD of their best ever show.
Join this trio of Cambridge Footlights regulars for an hour of gag-riddled, irreverent silliness, as Jamie Armitage, Tom Fairbairn and Rob Oldham guide you through the world of Baf…
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The twisted minds of Gein’s Family Giftshop (‘Brilliant’ (Reece Shearsmith)) and sweaty bodies of Goose (‘Brilliant’ (Guardian)) combine to bring you something brand new: Tarot.
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