El Greco of Hornsey

El Greco of Hornsey

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. 

Deathbed Confessions of a Hypochondriac

Deathbed Confessions of a Hypochondriac

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… 

Captain Breadbeard's Bready Brilliant Comedy Cookbook

Captain Breadbeard's Bready Brilliant Comedy Cookbook

The only fast-paced, pun-tastic comedy sketch show about a sailor with a beard made of bread and his sidekick, Davy Scones. 

Foil Arms and Hog – Hogwash

Foil Arms and Hog – Hogwash

Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, you racist. 

Crybabies: Bagbeard

Crybabies: Bagbeard

Rubbish never dies. 

Police Cops: Badass Be Thy Name

Police Cops: Badass Be Thy Name

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

The Death Hilarious: Razer

The Death Hilarious: Razer starts out with a pretty solid premise: since his Fringe debut in 2017, Darren J. 

Sleeping Trees: Christmas Special... in August

Sleeping Trees: Christmas Special... in August

Fringe favourites the Sleeping Trees are doing Christmas in Edinburgh! Offering their surreal take on the most Christmassy story of all time; The Nativity. 

Police Cops – Badass Be Thy Name

Police Cops – Badass Be Thy Name

Gird your loins and suspend any disbelief for the weirdest, rip-roaring adventure you’ll ever experience. 

The Delightful Sausage: Ginster's Paradise

The Delightful Sausage: Ginster's Paradise

Yorkshire’s finest meat-themed double act is back, in an all-new sketch comedy nightmare. 

How to Hide a Body in New York

How to Hide a Body in New York

As the surge of improv comedy takes over the Fringe, Sisterwives brings a classic sketch show that packs a wicked punch. 

Free Money from the Government: A Play About a Squid

Free Money from the Government: A Play About a Squid

This show follows the journey of a team of podcasters setting out to investigate the disappearance of an iconic infomercial grifter. 

2001: A Sketch Odyssey

2001: A Sketch Odyssey

Join five intrepid kids as they stumble across the universe to find the answers to life, the universe and everything. 

Stout, Pale and Bitter

Stout, Pale and Bitter

A brand-new sketch show about time travel, adventure and bureaucracy. 

Dave Bibby: Crazy Cat Lad-y

Dave Bibby: Crazy Cat Lad-y

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… 

Asexual Healing: Prophets of Time

Asexual Healing: Prophets of Time

Discover the secrets of the universe. 

Tarot

Tarot

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. 

Pottervision

Pottervision

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. 

Giants Are Fjörd

Giants Are Fjörd

Everything about Giants Are Fjörd, the Fringe favourite duo’s new show for 2019, is exciting. 

Generation Whyyy?

Generation Whyyy?

My feet hurt. 

Max & Ivan: Commitment

Max & Ivan: Commitment

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: Dougal

Goodbear: Dougal

Goodbear put on a pretty spectacular routine considering they never actually show up. 

Dinner for One oder Der 90. Geburtstag

Dinner for One oder Der 90. Geburtstag

Miss Sophie has invited her four closest friends to celebrate her 90th birthday. 

Trust the Teenagers

Trust the Teenagers

Trust the teenagers to fall too hard, to act too fast, to think too deep, to drink too much. 

Stand Up for Shelter

Stand Up for Shelter

Stand Up for Shelter returns for another year at the Fringe bringing you a fantastic showcase of comedy, all in aid of Shelter. 

LEGMEAT

LEGMEAT

LEGMEAT is an ill-considered yet high-concept sketch show. 

Three Menopausal Maids

Three Menopausal Maids

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

Selling Like Hot Takes

Selling Like Hot Takes is the debut sketch show from newly-formed comedy duo, Finlay and Joe. 

The Newcastle Revue: Tyne and Tyne Again

The Newcastle Revue: Tyne and Tyne Again

Newcastle Comedy Society have decided the one thing the Fringe is lacking is student comedy. 

Tami Stone – My Funny Bits

Tami Stone – My Funny Bits

Comedy actress Tami Stone presents her debut one-woman Edinburgh show. 

Biscuit Barrel: Double Stuffed

Biscuit Barrel: Double Stuffed

Biscuit Barrel return to the Fringe with an even naughtier 69 sketches in the space of an hour! Mercilessly outrageous; always hyperactive. 

An Excellent Cleanser of the Liver – Free

An Excellent Cleanser of the Liver – Free

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. 

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre: Roll Up!

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre: Roll Up!

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… 

Time Flies

Time Flies

Join farmers David and Sam, as they share with you their untold adventures, full of mishaps and misfortunes. 

Sex Shells

Sex Shells

Sex Shells is a rampant and rambunctious hour of reverie, a camp cabaret that’s exceptionally remarkable in style. 

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 … 

Radio Active: The 40th Anniversary Show

Radio Active: The 40th Anniversary Show

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… 

The Salon

The Salon

Vic and Bob meets French and Saunders at the Double R Diner in The Salon. 

HUB Fresh

HUB Fresh

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. 

Foil Arms and Hog – Swines

Foil Arms and Hog – Swines

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 … 

ET The Extra Testicle

ET The Extra Testicle

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… 

Rogue Two: Burns and Moore

Rogue Two: Burns and Moore

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]

Evers, Booth and [Name]

Evers, Booth and [Name] courageously stage their 2019 multimedia sketch show. 

Northern Power Blouse – Touching Cloth

Northern Power Blouse – Touching Cloth

Three feisty northerners present their debut sketch hour packed with big characters, silly songs and highly flammable polyester. 

Ice Ice Iceland

Ice Ice Iceland

Birgitta and Ester are two lovely ladies from Iceland. 

Sketch You Up!

Sketch You Up!

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… 

The Wonder Jam

The Wonder Jam

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

Tami Stone – My Funny Bits

Tami Stone – My Funny Bits

Comedy actress Tami Stone presents her debut one-woman Edinburgh show. 

The Delightful Sausage: Ginster's Paradise

The Delightful Sausage: Ginster's Paradise

Yorkshire’s finest meat-themed double act is back, in an all-new sketch comedy nightmare. 

Emancipation

Emancipation

Lorraine attempts to break free from the confines of having a voice which always gets mistaken for being that of a man. 

The Best Show We've Ever Done at the Edinburgh Fringe

The Best Show We've Ever Done at the Edinburgh Fringe

A year ago, the world ended. 

Fat Blast and Crackers: 101 Sketches in 50 minutes!

Fat Blast and Crackers: 101 Sketches in 50 minutes!

How many comedy sketches does it take to screw in a light bulb? 30? 50?! 100?! Well we’ve gone one better, literally. 

The Official Edinburgh Fringe Christmas Show

The Official Edinburgh Fringe Christmas Show

Richard Duffy’s been celebrating Christmas every day since the day he was born. 

Biscuit Barrel: Double Stuffed

Biscuit Barrel: Double Stuffed

Biscuit Barrel return to the Fringe with an even naughtier 69 sketches in the space of an hour! Mercilessly outrageous; always hyperactive. 

The Fannytasticals

The Fannytasticals

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… 

The Leeds Tealights: It's Not That Serious

The Leeds Tealights: It's Not That Serious

After their five-star run (TheWeeReview. 

Weegie Hink Ae That? Presents: Nae Bother!

Weegie Hink Ae That? Presents: Nae Bother!

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… 

BattleActs!

BattleActs!

Winners: People’s Choice Award, Vault Festival 2017. 

Anna Nicholson: Get Happy

Anna Nicholson: Get Happy

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. 

Peyton and Jared Stab Each Other in the Back

Peyton and Jared Stab Each Other in the Back

These two idiots are about to sell each other out for a chance at making more money than anyone’s ever made at Fringe. 

The Greatest Theatrical Event... Ever!

The Greatest Theatrical Event... Ever!

After numerous fires and showbiz bombs, The Grand Carlysle Theatre is amazingly celebrating its 100th anniversary. 

Buffering

Buffering

Jenny and Pauline are buffered between their children and elderly relatives and they’re waiting for their lives to load. 

Let’s Get Tough

Let’s Get Tough

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. 

Bristol Revunions: Party

Bristol Revunions: Party

The Bristol Revunions return to Edinburgh and this time they’ve got something to celebrate. 

Everyone Dropped Out of My Sketch Troupe

Everyone Dropped Out of My Sketch Troupe

An accidental one-woman show! Standing in the wreckage of a five-piece sketch troupe, one comedian is determined to keep going. 

Sketch Thieves

Sketch Thieves

Comedy sketch swapping live! The hit cult show where sketch groups perform their own sketches, then each others’. 

Jasper Cromwell Jones' Alternative Book Festival

Jasper Cromwell Jones' Alternative Book Festival

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. 

SalFunni Comedy

SalFunni Comedy

The cream of the crop from the University of Salford showcasing the future faces of British comedy. 

Pottervision 2 (Work in Progress)

Pottervision 2 (Work in Progress)

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. 

Plans

Plans

So there is this man and this other man, one of them is good. 

Valentine Boys: Because the Rent is Due

Valentine Boys: Because the Rent is Due

An hour of non-stop nonsense, original music and uncomfortable crowd work. 

The St Andrews Revue Presents: Hot Yoghurt

The St Andrews Revue Presents: Hot Yoghurt

With an all-new line-up and fresh material, the St Andrews Revue are back at the Fringe. 

Two Little Dickheads: Kapow!

Two Little Dickheads: Kapow!

The Two Little Dickheads are back with a fresh explosion of idiocy. 

Obsolete

Obsolete

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 Improverts

The Improverts

The Fringe’s longest running improvised comedy group enters into its 30th year at its home, The Bedlam Theatre. 

Bristol Revunions: Roadtrip

Bristol Revunions: Roadtrip

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… 

The Durham Revue: Unnatural Disaster

The Durham Revue: Unnatural Disaster

New year. 

Pottervision

Pottervision

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. 

Peter Fleming: Have You Seen?

Peter Fleming: Have You Seen?

Retired children’s TV pioneer Peter Fleming needs your help. 

SalFunni Comedy

SalFunni Comedy

The cream of the crop from the University of Salford showcasing the future faces of British comedy. 

The Dead Ducks: York du Soleil

The Dead Ducks: York du Soleil

The University of York’s Dead Ducks take to the Fringe with their brand-new sketch show: York du Soleil. 

The Establishment: Le Bureau de Strange

The Establishment: Le Bureau de Strange

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

Jasper Cromwell Jones' Alternative Book Festival

Jasper Cromwell Jones' Alternative Book Festival

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. 

James Hancox: 1000 Great Lives

James Hancox: 1000 Great Lives

James returns with his most ambitious show to date – an epic, thought-provoking stage spectacular celebrating the 1000 great lives that shaped history. 

Ladylikes: Top Secret House Party!

Ladylikes: Top Secret House Party!

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… 

Children of the Quorn™

Children of the Quorn™

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. 

Mark and Haydn: Llaugh

Mark and Haydn: Llaugh

Sketch comedy double act Mark and Haydn have been described as ‘brilliant’ by their guardian. 

Jackman and Bones

Jackman and Bones

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… 

Business Casual

Business Casual

Winner: Stamptown Newcomer Award, 2019. 

Privates: A Sperm Odyssey

Privates: A Sperm Odyssey

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

The Oxford Revue: Switcheroo

The Oxford Revue: Switcheroo

Join the world-famous Oxford Revue as it returns to the Edinburgh Fringe for its 55th year. 

Anna Nicholson: Woman of the Year

Anna Nicholson: Woman of the Year

‘Character comedy at its finest’ ***** (EdFestMag. 

Jimmy Slim and Lewis Blomfield: Scratch and Sniff

Jimmy Slim and Lewis Blomfield: Scratch and Sniff

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. 

Keith Carter: Dog Man Stars

Keith Carter: Dog Man Stars

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… 

Free Footlights

Free Footlights

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… 

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. 

Goose: Ctrl+T

Goose: Ctrl+T

One-man sketch (but good). 

Ed and Joz's Deleted Scenes

Ed and Joz's Deleted Scenes

Anti-comedy legend Ed Aczel and beloved nuisance Joz Norris unite onstage for the first time, launching light entertainment’s newest double act. 

Double Denim: Adventure Show

Double Denim: Adventure Show

Part safari party. 

Felix and The Scootermen: Self-Help Yourself Famous

Felix and The Scootermen: Self-Help Yourself Famous

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… 

Demi Lardner: Ditch Witch 800

Demi Lardner: Ditch Witch 800

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… 

The Cambridge Footlights International Tour Show 2019: Look Alive!

The Cambridge Footlights International Tour Show 2019: Look Alive!

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. 

Moon: We Cannot Get Out

Moon: We Cannot Get Out

Two provincial louts perform grotty comedy sketches. 

Lola and Jo: Escape

Lola and Jo: Escape

Clock’s ticking. 

MARVELus: All the Marvel Movies… Kind of. 2019

MARVELus: All the Marvel Movies… Kind of. 2019

‘Their versions of the Marvel films might even be better’ ****½ (fb. 

Hunt & Murphy: Beg Borrow and Bitch

Hunt & Murphy: Beg Borrow and Bitch

80’s comedy fantasy! Cassandra Hunt and Cynthia Murphy, co-hosts of America’s No. 

Just These Please: Suitable

Just These Please: Suitable

Just These Please are back with their brand new show Suitable. 

Briony Redman is Indecisive (or Isn't, You Decide!)

Briony Redman is Indecisive (or Isn't, You Decide!)

Life is short. 

Lusty Mannequins: Uncommonwealth

Lusty Mannequins: Uncommonwealth

This ‘sure to sell out act’ (NOW Magazine) has four veteran performers with over 60 years combined comedy experience. 

It Takes Three to Tango

It Takes Three to Tango

Frenemies Amaya, Lottie and Will tried everything to get noticed, except the unimaginable: working together. 

MOTHER

MOTHER

Low-brow, high-camp sketch comedy duo MOTHER make their Fringe debut with an unapologetically hilarious hour of trashy treasure. 

Anna and Helen: Stuck in a Rat

Anna and Helen: Stuck in a Rat

Ever found yourself stuck in a rat? Unpleasant, isn’t it? Time marches on, but you’re on the spot. 

Manhunt 2: Big Mood

Manhunt 2: Big Mood

Best friends Emm and Leo have made the bold artistic decision to graduate without any skills or job prospects. 

Siblings: The Siblinginging

Siblings: The Siblinginging

Following last year’s sell-out show, character comedians and IRL sisters Maddy and Marina are back and bigger than ever (at least physically). 

Great British Mysteries: 1599?

Great British Mysteries: 1599?

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… 

BEASTS: Best of BEASTS

BEASTS: Best of BEASTS

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. 

InsTed Talks

InsTed Talks

Mark Vigil presents four characters, each delivering a Ted Talk sort of thing, ish. 

Terra Is a Warm Gun

Terra Is a Warm Gun

When the Uber driver pulls up and asks if Terra is Hung, ‘so hung’ is usually the response. 

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 … 

Sheeps: Live and Loud Selfie Sex Harry Potter

Sheeps: Live and Loud Selfie Sex Harry Potter

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. 

So You Think You're Funny? Sketch

So You Think You're Funny? Sketch

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… 

Funny Women on the Fringe

Funny Women on the Fringe

Join Funny Women for a sparkling mix of comedy including performances by special guests and the brightest new talent at the Fringe. 

InsTed Talks

InsTed Talks

Mark Vigil presents four characters, each delivering a Ted Talk sort of thing, ish. 

The Liverpool Revue

The Liverpool Revue

Liverpool’s acclaimed sketch comedy show hurtles back to the Fringe for its fifth year of unmistakable whimsy and Merseyside wit. 

Eleanor Colville: Late-Night Pick and Mix

Eleanor Colville: Late-Night Pick and Mix

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). 

Manhunt

Manhunt

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. 

Australian Beauty

Australian Beauty

Mick Neven and Jacques Barrett are two of Australia’s strongest headline comics. 

Goose: Golden Eggs

Goose: Golden Eggs

One of the best-received acts in Edinburgh present the best of their last three epic one-man shows. 

Just These, Please

Just These, Please

Just These, Please is a sketch troupe with promise and imagination. 

Alphabetti Cabaretti

Alphabetti Cabaretti

One hour, 26 sketches stretching chronologically through 26 letters of the alphabet. 

Siblings: Acting Out

Siblings: Acting Out

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. 

Happimess

Happimess

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: Backstage

The Pin: Backstage

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… 

Mother

Mother

Laura Curnick and Jack Mosedale are Mother and this is their show. 

T2 Brainclotting

T2 Brainclotting

Choose life. 

All Hail the Rat King!

All Hail the Rat King!

The Skits, Cornell University’s original sketch comedy troupe, has crossed the Atlantic to deliver some cold, hard jokes. 

No Funny Business

No Funny Business

Simon Hall is a comedy writer, TV icon and national treasure, who finds himself arrested under suspicion of never having told a joke. 

Oxford Revue: Free

Oxford Revue: Free

The Oxford Revue returns with its celebrated Free Fringe variety bill. 

Riverdale Live

Riverdale Live

Our story is about a town. 

Norris & Parker: Burn the Witch

Norris & Parker: Burn the Witch

First and foremost, this is not a show for the faint-hearted. 

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. 

Pigs in Residence

Pigs in Residence

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: Fully Sik

Tessa Waters: Fully Sik

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… 

Foil, Arms and Hog – Craicling

Foil, Arms and Hog – Craicling

The line of excited punters outside Nicholson Hall is long. 

Demi Lardner: I Love Skeleton

Demi Lardner: I Love Skeleton

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. 

Lazy Susan: Forgive Me, Mother!

Lazy Susan: Forgive Me, Mother!

Freya Parker and Celeste Dring are back at the Fringe with a refreshingly light-hearted slice of sketch show comedy. 

HUB Fresh

HUB Fresh

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. 

Croft & Pearce: Double Take

Croft & Pearce: Double Take

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… 

The Fresh Prince of Healthcare

The Fresh Prince of Healthcare

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 … 

Brain Rinse

Brain Rinse

Entering the room for Brain Rinse, the audience are engulfed by eerie music and the lurking of an arabianesque ninja creeping about the studio. 

Australian Beauty

Australian Beauty

Mick Neven and Jacques Barrett are two of Australia’s strongest headline comics. 

Northern Power Blouse – Up Your Promenade

Northern Power Blouse – Up Your Promenade

Saunter down the promenade with Northern Power Blouse for a show full of sketches, silly songs and larger-than-life characters. 

Bristol Revunions Present: Hoops

Bristol Revunions Present: Hoops

The Bristol Revunions return to the free Fringe with their show Hoops. 

The Edinburgh Revue Is All at Sea

The Edinburgh Revue Is All at Sea

The Edinburgh Revue – the Titanic of comedy. 

Is That Right Aye?

Is That Right Aye?

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 Is a Bit Weepy

Susan Harrison Is a Bit Weepy

Susan Harrison’s latest multiple-character show. 

Thea-Skot Through the Heart and You're to Blame

Thea-Skot Through the Heart and You're to Blame

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. 

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. 

Tom Skelton: Blind Eye Spy

Tom Skelton: Blind Eye Spy

2023. 

That's So GCSE

That's So GCSE

Blackouts. 

Oxford Revue: Free

Oxford Revue: Free

The Oxford Revue returns with its celebrated Free Fringe variety bill. 

Two Faced Bitchin'

Two Faced Bitchin'

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

Present and Correct

Present and Correct, the University of York’s superb sketch troupe are heading back to the Fringe with an all new smash show. 

The Lost Matriarch 2

The Lost Matriarch 2

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. 

Three Menopausal Maids

Three Menopausal Maids

You really don’t want to miss this show. 

The Leeds Tealights: Souls for Sale

The Leeds Tealights: Souls for Sale

After their five-star run (TheWeeReview. 

BattleActs! Improvised Comedy

BattleActs! Improvised Comedy

As heard on BBC Radio 1! Winners: VAULT Festival People’s Choice Award. 

Dom O'Keefe: Free Willy from the Perspective of the Whale

Dom O'Keefe: Free Willy from the Perspective of the Whale

A massive whale escapes from prison with the help of a small child. 

Lola and Jo: Focus Groupies

Lola and Jo: Focus Groupies

Character comedians Lola and Jo (**** (List)) are pretty certain they have a revolutionary show on their hands. 

The St Andrews Revue Presents: Bears!

The St Andrews Revue Presents: Bears!

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. 

Jon & Nath Like to Party

Jon & Nath Like to Party

After last year’s totally sold out Edinburgh run, Jon & Nath return with their unique style of hardcore sketch comedy mischief. 

The Biscuit Barrel

The Biscuit Barrel

Armed with 55 sketches in the space of an hour, hyperactivity is unleashed on stage in the form of The Biscuit Barrel. 

The Delightful Sausage: Regeneration Game

The Delightful Sausage: Regeneration Game

Surreal comedy from Yorkshire’s finest, meat-themed double act. 

The Newcastle Revue: Tyne of Your Life

The Newcastle Revue: Tyne of Your Life

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… 

Speechless

Speechless

Experimental multimedia sketch show from Cambridge Footlights regulars for the fake news era. 

Lead Pencil

Lead Pencil

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. 

The Durham Revue present: Zeitgeist

The Durham Revue present: Zeitgeist

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… 

The Not So Late Show With Ross and Josh

The Not So Late Show With Ross and Josh

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. 

The Museum of Tat Roadshow

The Museum of Tat Roadshow

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

Jem Brookes: Schizophonic

Jem Brookes: Schizophonic is a fast-paced cacophony of characters and voices that come out of one man’s head. 

Loose Brie Solve Everything

Loose Brie Solve Everything

In real life, Loose Brie (Martin and Phil) live together in a tiny flat. 

Agenda Benders: Witty Gritty Bitty Fitty Committee

Agenda Benders: Witty Gritty Bitty Fitty Committee

Agenda Benders presents Witty Gritty Bitty Fitty Committee. 

Two Little Dickheads

Two Little Dickheads

This is what happens when a cabaret clown and an improv master with a shared passion for cats spend way too much time together. 

The Delightful Sausage: Regeneration Game

The Delightful Sausage: Regeneration Game

Surreal comedy from Yorkshire’s finest, meat-themed double act. 

Tracy's Leaving Party: Hot Young Things

Tracy's Leaving Party: Hot Young Things

Christy Coysh (as seen on BBC Three) and Kat Sadler (selected for BBC New Comedy Award 2017) debut their first work-in-progress show. 

Hot Mess: Bezzie Mates

Hot Mess: Bezzie Mates

Max and Anna filmed themselves writing silly sketches for a year to make sure they didn’t miss a trick. 

NewsRevue

NewsRevue

Nobody is safe. 

Sex Shells

Sex Shells

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

Vice Captains

Vice Captains are here. 

Big Shop

Big Shop

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’… 

Sketch Thieves

Sketch Thieves

Comedy sketch swapping live! The cult hit show where sketch groups perform their own sketches, then each others’. 

The Kagools: Kula

The Kagools: Kula

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

Steen Raskopoulos: Stay

Steen Raskopoulos: Stay

The electrifying new show from the gifted character comedian and improviser. 

Bad Clowns: Hostage

Bad Clowns: Hostage

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: Huge If True

Paul Foxcroft: Huge If True

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… 

Beach Hunks: Leg Day

Beach Hunks: Leg Day

Toned. 

Planet Caramel: Rotations in Flavour Space

Planet Caramel: Rotations in Flavour Space

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. 

Dirty White Boys: Manners

Dirty White Boys: Manners

The award-winning sketch duo is back to bring their trademark high-energy nonsense to a variety of news topics. 

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. 

Tom and Ollie in: One and a Half Men

Tom and Ollie in: One and a Half Men

Tom and Ollie are ‘creative, witty, sketchsmiths’ with ‘a sackful of promise’ (Chortle. 

The Never Ending Cycle

The Never Ending Cycle

May Cause Mild Irritation – The Never Ending Cycle 

Anna Nicholson: Woman of the Year

Anna Nicholson: Woman of the Year

Meet the nominees for Woman of the Year in Anna Nicholson’s debut character-comedy show. 

Witch Hunt

Witch Hunt

An ex-SNP politico, a bible-wielding American mom and JK Rowling walk into a. 

Sam & Tom: Interview

Sam & Tom: Interview

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. 

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. 

KEITH. Presents KEVIN.

KEITH. Presents KEVIN.

‘Unbeatable comedic timing’ ***** (DurhamStudentTheatre. 

Sagar Dreamcast

Sagar Dreamcast

Fiona Sagar (Funny Women Best Show nominee 2016 and 2017, The Groundlings Comedy Theatre) returns with a new character comedy show, Sagar Dreamcast. 

Pottervision

Pottervision

The Potter parody show that celebrates and highlights the absurdities of those magical movies. 

Bread and Geller: Prime Time

Bread and Geller: Prime Time

Step aside Ricky and Bianca, there’s a new duo in town. 

Comedy from Salford Uni

Comedy from Salford Uni

The cream of the crop from the University of Salford showcasing the future faces of British comedy. 

The Oxford Revue: Wasted

The Oxford Revue: Wasted

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

Moon

Moon is a comedy double-act by Jack Chisnall and Joshua Dolphin, two proud sons of England’s provincial backwaters. 

MARVELus: All the Marvel Movies. Kind of. 2018

MARVELus: All the Marvel Movies. Kind of. 2018

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 … 

Josh Glanc: Karma Karma Karma Karma Karma Chamedian

Josh Glanc: Karma Karma Karma Karma Karma Chamedian

Winner: Best Comedy, Perth Fringe 2017. 

Queen C*nt – Sacred or Profane?

Queen C*nt – Sacred or Profane?

Blending comedy, drag, song and the grotesque, with absurd character sketches. 

Briony Redman: Sketch Artist

Briony Redman: Sketch Artist

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. 

Sisters: On Demand

Sisters: On Demand

After a sell-out debut show, innovative sketch duo Sisters are putting you in control of their highly anticipated second hour. 

Egg: Richard Pictures

Egg: Richard Pictures

Brand-new sketch show from stars of award-winning Fringe favourites BattleActs (BBC Radio 1). 

Stevie Martin Vol. 1

Stevie Martin Vol. 1

One third of critically-acclaimed sketch group Massive Dad, **** (Guardian), Stevie Martin presents her debut solo show. 

Pelican: Fisk

Pelican: Fisk

Brand-new whirlwind comedy by the critically acclaimed Pelican (makers of The Cat Man Curse). 

The Travelling Sisters: Toupé

The Travelling Sisters: Toupé

Masterfully combining physical comedy, characters and original music, The Travelling Sisters are ‘insane geniuses of sketch comedy’ (GreatScott. 

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre: Superheroes

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre: Superheroes

Sock! Pow! Wham! Earth’s funniest footwear are back with their 10th new show of songs, sketches, socks and violence. 

UCL Graters: Panopticon

UCL Graters: Panopticon

The nation’s favourite appliance-themed comedy troupe returns for the heavenliest of seventh years at the Fringe. 

Camels

Camels

Camels is a side-splittingly funny five-star sketch comedy, coming to Edinburgh after four sell-out runs in London. 

Bryony Twydle: Flamingo

Bryony Twydle: Flamingo

Character comedian Bryony Twydle (BBC Radio 4’s Sketchorama, E!’s The Royals) presents her debut Edinburgh show. 

The Cambridge Footlights International Tour Show 2018: Pillow Talk

The Cambridge Footlights International Tour Show 2018: Pillow Talk

Join ‘the most renowned sketch troupe of them all’ (Independent) as they embark on another world tour. 

Short & Curly: Young at Start

Short & Curly: Young at Start

Curly is convinced that appearing youthful is the answer to success and he will do whatever is necessary to get ‘youth’. 

Sleeping Trees: World Tour

Sleeping Trees: World Tour

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. 

Avocado: Definitely Maybe Not

Avocado: Definitely Maybe Not

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 – The Coolest Kid in Competitive Chess

Steen Raskopoulos – The Coolest Kid in Competitive Chess

Steen Raskopoulos makes no effort to be cool on stage. 

Goose: Amphetawaltz

Goose: Amphetawaltz

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. 

UCL Graters: Smashing

UCL Graters: Smashing

In UCL Graters’ return to Edinburgh, even the refreshments are violent. 

The Free Association: Jacuzzi

The Free Association: Jacuzzi

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. 

Avocado!

Avocado!

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… 

Would You Adam and Eve It?

Would You Adam and Eve It?

Take two funny men and ask them to create a hilarious dash through Genesis and Exodus in just under 90 minutes. 

Forks, Sharks and Leafy Greens

Forks, Sharks and Leafy Greens

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… 

Cat FM

Cat FM

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

Double Denim

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's Countercultural Comedic Cavalcade

Omar & Lee's Countercultural Comedic Cavalcade

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

Spank!tacular

Spank!tacular

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). 

Siblings

Siblings

The art of the comedic double act is a difficult one and its success largely based on chemistry between the two performers. 

Giants: For an Hour

Giants: For an Hour

After a sell-out debut show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe last year, Giants return with their sophomore hour. 

The Intimate Strangers: Mister Bond

The Intimate Strangers: Mister Bond

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… 

Gein's Family Giftshop: Volume 3

Gein's Family Giftshop: Volume 3

Sketch comedy is the medium in which an original voice is most important in order to be successful. 

Max & Ivan: The Reunion

Max & Ivan: The Reunion

This is character comedy at its finest. 

Laughing Stock

Laughing Stock

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. 

Zinus

Zinus

Congratulations! You have been selected to work for Zinus Family Inc Ltd LLP. 

So You Think You're Funny? Sketch

So You Think You're Funny? Sketch

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… 

Zinus

Zinus

Congratulations! You have been selected to work for Zinus Family Inc Ltd LLP. 

Aunty Donna: Big Boys

Aunty Donna: Big Boys

This is Aunty Donna’s fourth Edinburgh Fringe, they have a huge following and return as popular as ever. 

Kids With Beards: Fandango!

Kids With Beards: Fandango!

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… 

Dates

Dates

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

Spectaculus

Spectaculus

2025 AD. 

Tom & Ollie in Wasps

Tom & Ollie in Wasps

What do Andy Murray, Google and Bordeaux’s number one philosophizer François Fromage have in common? Yes, that’s right – wasps. 

Viva La Shambles

Viva La Shambles

Join anarchic makers of madness Viva La Shambles as they bring their popular monthly night of chaotic live comedy to the Fringe. 

Giants: For an Hour

Giants: For an Hour

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… 

Britney in: John

Britney in: John

In 2011, Charly Clive and Ellen Robertson were women without a mission. 

The Inane Chicanery of a Certain Adam GC Riches

The Inane Chicanery of a Certain Adam GC Riches

Don’t worry, I also had to Google most of the words in the title. 

Coates and Cooper Present: Kidnap

Coates and Cooper Present: Kidnap

Coates and Cooper have 60 minutes fully clothed to find the comedy in a “kidnap”. 

Spank!tacular

Spank!tacular

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 Oxford Revue: Witch Hunt

The Oxford Revue: Witch Hunt

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. 

The Canon: A Literary Sketch Show

The Canon: A Literary Sketch Show

This is a very silly comedy about some very serious books (and poems and plays). 

Stand Up for Shelter

Stand Up for Shelter

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… 

Colin Hoult / Anna Mann in How We Stop the Fascists

Colin Hoult / Anna Mann in How We Stop the Fascists

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. 

Goodbear

Goodbear

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. 

Uncomfortable Encounters

Uncomfortable Encounters

A Unicorn walks into a bar. 

Foil, Arms and Hog: Oink

Foil, Arms and Hog: Oink

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. 

Sisters: White Noise

Sisters: White Noise

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

Romantic Encounters in a Darkened Room

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… 

The Cambridge Footlights International Tour Show 2017: Dream Sequence

The Cambridge Footlights International Tour Show 2017: Dream Sequence

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… 

Womb Raider

Womb Raider

Returning for their 18th show at the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Briony Redman: Theory of Positivity

Briony Redman: Theory of Positivity

Briony Redman’s solo show revolves around a screenwriter who wants to test out her movie-in-the-making on a fresh audience. 

Princes of Main: New Year's Eve

Princes of Main: New Year's Eve

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 … 

Brain Rinse – Puppetry of the Audience

Brain Rinse – Puppetry of the Audience

Runner-up Best Comedy Show Buxton Fringe 2017, Brain Rinse is a bizarre madcap, interactive sketch show starring you, the audience. 

Northern Power Blouse

Northern Power Blouse

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. 

Ships

Ships

Ever made a huge mistake? Audrey did! Having realised her childhood ambition to be a doctor, Audrey makes a fatal error… quite literally. 

Fish Finger Fridays: Fun Time Friends

Fish Finger Fridays: Fun Time Friends

Hot, new(ish) comedy trio are back in Edinburgh with a playful new sketch show. 

The Edinburgh Revue: Jamboreavement

The Edinburgh Revue: Jamboreavement

The Edinburgh Revue is back in black, bringing you sketch comedy straight from the horse’s mouth. 

Planet Caramel: Hot, Sexy, Kind and Desperate

Planet Caramel: Hot, Sexy, Kind and Desperate

TLB (three lovely boys) seek EP (entire planet) for friendship and maybe more. 

Galpals: Because at the End of the Day, That's What We'd Like to be Known as

Galpals: Because at the End of the Day, That's What We'd Like to be Known as

Colour coordinated galpals Emma Moran and Sarah King, explore the meaning of friendship through the mediums of poorly made hats and sketch comedy. 

That's You Now If You Wanna Take Your Wee Card Out!

That's You Now If You Wanna Take Your Wee Card Out!

People watching is bloody brilliant, isn’t it? Let’s take a good look at those spectacular nobodies, anybodies and busybodies. 

Leaf

Leaf

Mark is a chemical engineer. 

WMD Makes Everything Better

WMD Makes Everything Better

We all have problems in life. 

Imaginary Radio

Imaginary Radio

Imaginary Radio is a devilishly satirical comedy, taking a darker look at American pop culture using music, sketch and beatboxing. 

MARVELus: All the Marvel Movies in an Hour

MARVELus: All the Marvel Movies in an Hour

All the movies in the Marvel cinematic universe in one hour. 

Normal Boy Presents: Normal Boy

Normal Boy Presents: Normal Boy

‘Hysterical… Terrifyingly brilliant commitment to everything’ (TheEdgeSUSU. 

Leeds Tealights: Fix Us

Leeds Tealights: Fix Us

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: Free

The Oxford Revue: Free

The Oxford Revue present a rotating cast of the country’s brightest young comedians. 

Pottervision

Pottervision

The Potter parody show that celebrates and highlights the absurdities of those magical movies. 

The Naz Show

The Naz Show

Heavyweight sketch maestro (WitTank) and award winning stand-up veteran, Naz, charges back to the Burgh to punch out his first solo sketch show. 

Jon and Nath Like to Party

Jon and Nath Like to Party

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: Glass

Bristol Revunions: Glass

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. 

We Stand Amused

We Stand Amused

A man stands accused of a heinous crime. 

Boys & Girls

Boys & Girls

‘Men are from Earth. 

Beach Hunks: Hog Wild

Beach Hunks: Hog Wild

Stronger. 

Franks and Skinner Present: MindfulMess

Franks and Skinner Present: MindfulMess

Grab a morning coffee and start your (Fringe) day with a life-changing symposium (terms and conditions apply). 

Present and Correct

Present and Correct

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 … 

A Drinking Game!

A Drinking Game!

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: Come What May

Hurt and Anderson: Come What May

Hurt and Anderson are on the edge. 

Dirty White Boys: Stupid

Dirty White Boys: Stupid

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… 

Sketch Thieves

Sketch Thieves

Comedy sketch swapping live! The cult hit show where sketch groups perform their own sketches, then each others’. 

Holt and Talbot Can’t Stand the Sight of Each Other

Holt and Talbot Can’t Stand the Sight of Each Other

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… 

Focus On: Lola and Jo

Focus On: Lola and Jo

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… 

Present and Correct

Present and Correct

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 … 

Alex Morris – Apologies

Alex Morris – Apologies

Original, notable and deplorable characters take to the stage to apologise directly to you for their wrongdoings. 

Two Plus Ones: Huge Night In

Two Plus Ones: Huge Night In

Raucous, fraternal comedy from award-winning sketch trio. 

Laugh, Why Don’t You? A Sketch Show by Fish Pie!

Laugh, Why Don’t You? A Sketch Show by Fish Pie!

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

Sagar Mega Drive

Sagar Mega Drive is Fiona Sagar’s return to Edinburgh following her 2016 Funny Women Award nominated show Entitled. 

Nobody Puts Bibby in the Corner

Nobody Puts Bibby in the Corner

A one-man variety show by award-winning comedian Dave Bibby. 

Late Night Gimp Fight

Late Night Gimp Fight

The washed-up boy band of sketch comedy are back with their first new show in four years. 

The St Andrews Revue presents: The Big Time

The St Andrews Revue presents: The Big Time

They say fame is a fickle friend, and the St Andrews Revue have been lonely for years. 

We Are Not Afraid

We Are Not Afraid

These ‘improvising geniuses’ (FunnyWomen. 

Siân and Zoë's Sugar Coma Fever Nightmare

Siân and Zoë's Sugar Coma Fever Nightmare

Technicolour sketch hazard Siân & Zoë – ‘Truly surreal’ **** (Skinny). 

The Delightful Sausage: Cold Hard Cache

The Delightful Sausage: Cold Hard Cache

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… 

Teasing the Funny Bone: A Seminar (For Professionals, Amateurs and Anyone In-Between)

Teasing the Funny Bone: A Seminar (For Professionals, Amateurs and Anyone In-Between)

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: Bad Master

Muriel: Bad Master

Muriel (Janine Harouni, Meg Salter and Sally O’Leary) are multi award-winning actresses and comedy performers. 

The Daddy and Beeje Chat Show

The Daddy and Beeje Chat Show

Daddy and Beeje, two self-absorbed, dysfunctional TV presenters, are getting ready for their live chat show. 

Sam & Tom: Unrectifiable

Sam & Tom: Unrectifiable

Post-sketch revival. 

Lily Lovett Lovett Lovett, I'm Lovin' It Like That

Lily Lovett Lovett Lovett, I'm Lovin' It Like That

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… 

The Death Hilarious: The Scum Always Rises

The Death Hilarious: The Scum Always Rises

Bible-black Welsh comedy duo do sketches. 

Douglas Walker: Zuschauer

Douglas Walker: Zuschauer

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. 

Margarita Dreams

Margarita Dreams

Dave is on the beach, in Mexico, drinking margaritas. 

Tom Skelton: Blind Man's Bluff

Tom Skelton: Blind Man's Bluff

Join visionary character comedy maverick Tom Skelton on a wild gallop through the history of blindness and his own sight loss. 

Josh Glanc: Manfül

Josh Glanc: Manfül

Winner: Best Comedy Perth Fringe World 2017. 

Thünderbards: 4nd

Thünderbards: 4nd

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… 

Maddy Anholt – Herselves

Maddy Anholt – Herselves

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… 

Great British Mysteries?

Great British Mysteries?

Do you like mysteries? Are you the sort of person who says: ‘I wonder what that was?’. 

Ben Fogg: How I Won Best Newcomer 2017

Ben Fogg: How I Won Best Newcomer 2017

A once in a lifetime opportunity to see the greatest living comic of every generation. 

Daniel Nils Roberts: The Causeway

Daniel Nils Roberts: The Causeway

The year is 991 and the Vikings are coming. 

Salt Water: A Comedy Show

Salt Water: A Comedy Show

Bracing maritime sketch show from Eggbox Comedy. 

NewsRevue 2017

NewsRevue 2017

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

Next Best Thing: How to Be Good at Everything

Next Best Thing: How to Be Good at Everything

Being a millennial in the modern world is hard. 

Notflix

Notflix

Six hilarious young women. 

(Non) Violent Communication

(Non) Violent Communication

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

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… 

Kids with Beards: Fandango!

Kids with Beards: Fandango!

Fandango, the Kids with Beards allege, means party. 

Amusings

Amusings

“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. 

The Jest

The Jest

Sketch comedy in the year 2017. 

Casual Violence: The Grot In The Grotto

Casual Violence: The Grot In The Grotto

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: Stallions

Kitten Killers: Stallions

Kitten Killers is a funny, sweaty, messy, political and absurd sketch trio who combine the silly and dirty with the surreal. 

Revan and Fennell: Fan Club

Revan and Fennell: Fan Club

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… 

Couples+Pairs

Couples+Pairs

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. 

Goodbear: WIP

Goodbear: WIP

5-star sketch comedy duo Goodbear are back, with a show that’ll leave you questioning everything you’ve ever known. 

Spilt Milk Presents...

Spilt Milk Presents...

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. 

Dirty White Boys: Stupid

Dirty White Boys: Stupid

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… 

Give Two Ships

Give Two Ships

Ships! a. 

The Ahhgee Crow-Barred in Material Emporium Extravaganza.org

The Ahhgee Crow-Barred in Material Emporium Extravaganza.org

The Ahhgee Crow-Barred in Material Emporium Extravaganza. 

A Taste of Planet Caramel

A Taste of Planet Caramel

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

Pelican

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

Sagar Mega Drive

Sagar Mega Drive

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… 

Funny Women Awards: Brighton Heats

Funny Women Awards: Brighton Heats

‘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

Laughing Stock

Laughing Stock is a character-based sketch comedy foursome “yin-yanged to perfection”(The Mumble). 

BSMS Medic Revue

BSMS Medic Revue

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… 

Out and About in Brighton and Beyond

Out and About in Brighton and Beyond

Comedy sketch show featuring contemporary characters in Brighton and beyond. 

Siblings

Siblings

Bound by blood and ambition, character comedians and real-life sisters Maddy and Marina Bye set sail on another adventure. 

Northern Power Blouse

Northern Power Blouse

Join ‘Northern Power Blouse’ for a sketch show full of heart, songs and massive, massive shoulder pads. 

How to be Good at Everything

How to be Good at Everything

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

Princes of Main

Princes of Main

Award-nuzzling millennial sketchboys Princes of Main present a new show for 2017. 

Zach & Viggo: Dream Team

Zach & Viggo: Dream Team

Winner: Best Comedy Award, Brighton Fringe, 2016. 

The Frow Show

The Frow Show

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. 

Maisie Adam: Living On The Edge - LIVE

Maisie Adam: Living On The Edge - LIVE

‘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). 

Bad Master

Bad Master

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… 

Guy Wah: Professional Arsehole

Guy Wah: Professional Arsehole

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

Dead Puppet Society

Dead Puppet Society

The award-winning team that brought you ‘A Puppet Named Desire’ and ‘Puppetgeist’ return with mayhem, masks, and sock monsters. 

Witt 'n' Camp

Witt 'n' Camp

‘Witt ‘n’ Camp’ brings to Brighton sixty minutes of mad vocals, dancing, joy, seduction, escapology, partial nudity and wish fulfilment. 

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… 

Double Whammy

Double Whammy

Next to Normal spin words, music, vocals and their sweet, sweet moves into sketch forms every damn day (after their day jobs). 

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre Do Shakespeare

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre Do Shakespeare

Earth’s funniest footwear return with their hit show of songs, sketches, socks and violence, taking on The Bard himself. 

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. 

Bryony Twydle: Twaddle

Bryony Twydle: Twaddle

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… 

Jon & Nath Like To Party

Jon & Nath Like To Party

Brand new sketch comedy show from Sketchfest 2016 Finalists and best friends who can’t stand each other, Jon & Nath. 

Zach Zucker: Human Person

Zach Zucker: Human Person

Winner: Rising Star, The Media Eye, 2016. 

The Treason Show: Festival Special

The Treason Show: Festival Special

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

Foil, Arms and Hog: DoomDah-ish

Foil, Arms and Hog: DoomDah-ish

Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, you racist. 

WMD Makes Everything Better

WMD Makes Everything Better

WMD Comedy is a three man sketch troupe with an online following for making strange and wonderful content. 

Default Friends

Default Friends

Brother and sister duo Jack and Anna Harris bring us a stand-up comedy show using sketches inspired by their life as siblings. 

Hoo-Haa

Hoo-Haa

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… 

Fish Finger Fridays

Fish Finger Fridays

Big and tall sketch mates Fish Finger Fridays bring their stripped back sketches and casual musings to Brighton Fringe. 

What's Love Got To Do With It?

What's Love Got To Do With It?

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… 

The Intimate Strangers: Mister Bond

The Intimate Strangers: Mister Bond

Hit dark sketch comedy show featuring a host of weird and wonderful characters, culminating in a big James Bond finale. 

Joseph & Stacy: Live

Joseph & Stacy: Live

Sponsored by the Portslade Furniture Warehouse, this show sees the web’s freshest sketch comedy act revitalised on stage. 

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). 

BEASTS Present Mr Brighton 2017

BEASTS Present Mr Brighton 2017

Fresh from a hugely successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2016, Beasts bring their critically acclaimed comedy extravaganza to Brighton. 

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. 

Sam and Ben: Shnozzleballers!

Sam and Ben: Shnozzleballers!

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. 

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… 

Gemma Arrowsmith: EARTHLING

Gemma Arrowsmith: EARTHLING

In 1977 NASA launched Voyagers 1 and 2 to explore the outer solar system. 

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. 

BEASTS Present Mr Edinburgh 2016

BEASTS Present Mr Edinburgh 2016

Sketch troupe BEASTS are not here to perform sketches. 

Komischer

Komischer

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… 

A Sketchy History

A Sketchy History

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). 

Big Thumb

Big Thumb

Knowing Smirk return to the Fringe, where BroadwayBaby. 

Goodbear

Goodbear

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… 

Mixed Doubles: Fundraiser

Mixed Doubles: Fundraiser

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)

Mavericks: A Sketch Show (Of Sorts)

Mavericks: A Sketch Show (of Sorts) is the product of talented comedy duo and Cambridge Footlights members Ruby Keane and Luisa Callander. 

Laughing Stock

Laughing Stock

A varied sketch comedy, Laughing Stock lives up to its name, parading numerous situations of self-deprecation before us providing much hilarity. 

Bog Polanco

Bog Polanco

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

You'll Never Get This Time Back

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. 

Amused Moose Comedy Award: Grand Final

Amused Moose Comedy Award: Grand Final

Grab your hottest Fringe tickets, to be entertained by tomorrow’s comedy stars who showcase in this prestigious final. 

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. 

Princes of Main: Cool

Princes of Main: Cool

Princes of Main return with another sketch show chock-a-block with odd characters, witty one liners and silliness. 

Call of Dudey

Call of Dudey

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… 

Aunty Donna: New Show

Aunty Donna: New Show

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. 

Britney

Britney

Witty, lively and often heartwarming, Britney is a hilarious and hugely watchable production. 

LoveHard: The House on the Hill

LoveHard: The House on the Hill

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 … 

The Todd and Molly Show: Welcome to LA LA Land

The Todd and Molly Show: Welcome to LA LA Land

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 International Tour Show 2016: Lagoon

The Cambridge Footlights International Tour Show 2016: Lagoon

The Cambridge Footlights have such a reputation that their name is practically synonymous with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppets Do Shakespeare

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppets Do Shakespeare

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. 

Short & Curly: A Curly Night In

Short & Curly: A Curly Night In

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… 

Kids With Beards: The Curse of the Secret Ham

Kids With Beards: The Curse of the Secret Ham

The Brighton-based beardy babes are back, baby. 

The Bear Pack

The Bear Pack

The Bear Pack is Steen Raskopoulos (BBC’s Top Coppers, Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee) and Carlo Ritchie (The Checkout). 

The Invention of Acting

The Invention of Acting

Sheep Soup in association with Nottingham’s BAFTA award-winning Television Workshop is back with a brand new sketch show. 

Daniel Nils Roberts: Honey

Daniel Nils Roberts: Honey

Life from a bear’s point of view is as strange and wonderful as you would expect it to be. 

The Funny Brothers

The Funny Brothers

A ‘garden variety’ *** (Easingwold Advertiser) show with plenty of variety, and not much garden. 

Simon Lukacs Shows His Range

Simon Lukacs Shows His Range

Upstairs Downton and Petting Zoo (‘Improv supergroup’ TimeOut) star creates a staggering array of characters using his mouth, brain, hands and body. 

The Curious Case of the Doc on the Night Shift

The Curious Case of the Doc on the Night Shift

Hospitals can be surreal places at night. 

May Contain Nuts

May Contain Nuts

BroadwayBaby. 

May Contain Nuts

May Contain Nuts

BroadwayBaby. 

This Glorious Monster: Wrong 'Uns

This Glorious Monster: Wrong 'Uns

Wrong ‘Uns is aptly titled because there is plenty of them packed into this hour of sketch comedy. 

Radio Active

Radio Active

Radio Active is an 80s Radio 4 satirical sketch show, born from the Oxford Revue at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 

The Ruff Guide to Shakespeare

The Ruff Guide to Shakespeare

Fun for parents and children alike, The Ruff Guide to Shakespeare is a brilliant introduction to Shakespeare: the man and his plays. 

23, Please: The Sketch Show That Never Was

23, Please: The Sketch Show That Never Was

With a Cambridge Footlights endorsement on their flyer, this is a group already promising great things to an expectant audience. 

Norris & Parker: See You at the Gallows

Norris & Parker: See You at the Gallows

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. 

Yeti's – Demon Dive Bar

Yeti's – Demon Dive Bar

There’s a warm and weird welcome upon arrival at Yeti’s - Demon Dive Bar. 

Steen Raskopoulos – You Know the Drill

Steen Raskopoulos – You Know the Drill

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… 

All in the Timing

All in the Timing

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: Our Story

Max & Ivan: Our Story

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. 

Lazy Susan: Crazy Sexy Fool

Lazy Susan: Crazy Sexy Fool

Comedy twosome Freya Parker and Celeste Dring are back with more off-the-wall sketches and impeccably observed characters. 

The Improverts

The Improverts

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

Giants

Giants

Like every year, there are an awful lot of young white men who’ve arrived at this year’s Fringe, sketch show in tow. 

Larknado!

Larknado!

Brought to you as part of freefestival. 

Ofgagged

Ofgagged

Sketch Club 7 (six schoolboys and a blow-up doll) return to the Fringe after a triumph last year (‘terrifyingly brilliant’ BroadwayBaby. 

Homeopathy and Other Jokes

Homeopathy and Other Jokes

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… 

Farewell Tim

Farewell Tim

What is it that makes Tim so different from you and I? Apart from being dead, nothing really. 

I Am Wario

I Am Wario

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… 

Best of UCLU Comedy Club

Best of UCLU Comedy Club

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… 

Safe Places and How to Ruin Them

Safe Places and How to Ruin Them

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… 

A Taste of Planet Caramel

A Taste of Planet Caramel

Promises Planet Caramel make to you: 1. 

Horace: We Are Family

Horace: We Are Family

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 … 

Clare Plested: Flock Up

Clare Plested: Flock Up

Flock Up: def. 

Fish Finger Fridays: A Sketch Show

Fish Finger Fridays: A Sketch Show

Big and tall sketch friends Fish Finger Fridays bring their anticipated debut to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 

Me, Myself and ISIS – Free

Me, Myself and ISIS – Free

American cop Frank Law lost his partner two days before retirement. 

It's Thea-Skot in Here (So Take Off All Your Clothes)

It's Thea-Skot in Here (So Take Off All Your Clothes)

Following last year’s five-star smash-hit Some Like It Thea-Skot, ‘comic monster’ (Chortle. 

Sisters

Sisters

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… 

Not Quite Write

Not Quite Write

We always strive for those eureka moments, the top 1% of ideas, but what about the other 99%? Rubbish right? Wrong. 

Jacob Hatton: Dreams of FitzRoy and Londis

Jacob Hatton: Dreams of FitzRoy and Londis

Attention all shipping. 

Beach Hunks: Very Handsome

Beach Hunks: Very Handsome

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's Tenth Birthday Bash

The Edinburgh Revue's Tenth Birthday Bash

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. 

Pete Inskip's Return to the UK

Pete Inskip's Return to the UK

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… 

The Funny Brothers

The Funny Brothers

A ‘garden variety’ *** (Easingwold Advertiser) show with plenty of variety, and not much garden. 

Matchbox Theatre

Matchbox Theatre

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… 

The Leeds Tealights: Tension

The Leeds Tealights: Tension

Winners of the 2015 Derek award for Best Sketch Show, the Tealights return with Tension. 

Tyrannosaurus Sketch

Tyrannosaurus Sketch

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 … 

Drastic Measures

Drastic Measures

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… 

Isle of Edna: G Street

Isle of Edna: G Street

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. 

Vis a Vis

Vis a Vis

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… 

Best Boy

Best Boy

Double act Best Boy present an hour of sketch comedy. 

Fiona Sagar: Entitled

Fiona Sagar: Entitled

‘Shift yer arse, yer lazy gett’ – Granny’s words in 1995 made a lasting impression. 

The Durham Revue: Gigglebox

The Durham Revue: Gigglebox

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. 

Siân and Zoë’s Luxury Cruise Through the Horrifying Vacuum of Space

Siân and Zoë’s Luxury Cruise Through the Horrifying Vacuum of Space

Alternative comedy duo Siân and Zoë are taking a ship (theatre) full of lucky cosmonauts on a relaxing mindfulness retreat. 

Cook and Davies: Do Not Leave This Room

Cook and Davies: Do Not Leave This Room

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… 

Foil, Arms and Hog: DoomDah

Foil, Arms and Hog: DoomDah

Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, you racist. 

Bristol Revunions: Dolce Vita

Bristol Revunions: Dolce Vita

The Bristol Revunions are back at the Fringe for the eighth year running and they bring you the Dolce Vita. 

Rainbow Class

Rainbow Class

‘All my kids came to Twiddlesworth, lovely little school it was back then. 

St Andrews Revue Presents: Loop

St Andrews Revue Presents: Loop

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… 

Babushka: A Sketch Show

Babushka: A Sketch Show

‘All hits, no misses: the litany of wit that was Babushka’ ***** (TheTab. 

The Oxford Revue: Free

The Oxford Revue: Free

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

Present and Correct

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… 

Ruby Thomas: Chick

Ruby Thomas: Chick

What do a filthy aristocrat, a gynaecologist, a vlogger, a dominatrix and you have in common? Limescale. 

Wild at Heart – Free

Wild at Heart – Free

Devastatingly original character comedy duo Róisín and Chiara are ‘a pair of improvising geniuses’ and Ones to Watch 2016 (Funny Women). 

Dirty White Boys

Dirty White Boys

As yet undiscovered comedians, Chazz Redhead and Jack Robertson love making jokes almost as much as they hate each other. 

Bristol Revunions: Mustard

Bristol Revunions: Mustard

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. 

UCL Graters: Immature Cheddar

UCL Graters: Immature Cheddar

The UCL Graters return to the Fringe with an hour of delicious sketch comedy with a sharp aftertaste. 

The Late Night With Boabby Roaster Show

The Late Night With Boabby Roaster Show

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. 

Sketchup 2: The Reawakening

Sketchup 2: The Reawakening

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: A Sketch Show

Minky: A Sketch Show

Minky [mijnki] 1. 

Revan and Fennell: Fan Club

Revan and Fennell: Fan Club

Award-winning double act, Revan and Fennell, return to the Fringe after making their critically acclaimed Edinburgh debut last year. 

Heavy Petting: Bad Laughing

Heavy Petting: Bad Laughing

Middlesbrough’s second-tallest sketch group return with sketches, jokes, songs and a big bag of hammers. 

Me, Me, Me

Me, Me, Me

Life is hard, three comedians insist. 

Loose Brie Filling My Tin, With Loose Brie, Phil and Martin

Loose Brie Filling My Tin, With Loose Brie, Phil and Martin

From the team that brought you Winfamy, ‘bizarre and brilliant’ **** (EdFringeReview. 

4 Minute Warning

4 Minute Warning

Armageddon is imminent. 

Omar & Lee Present: We Are All Idiots

Omar & Lee Present: We Are All Idiots

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

Heavy Petting: Bad Laughing

Heavy Petting: Bad Laughing

Middlesbrough’s second-tallest sketch group return with sketches, jokes, songs and a big bag of hammers. 

Sketch Thieves

Sketch Thieves

Comedy sketch swapping live! The cult hit show where sketch groups perform their own sketches and then each other’s. 

James & Seaburn: Pigeon Trousers

James & Seaburn: Pigeon Trousers

James & Seaburn are back with a brand new show featuring their unique mix of sketch, stand-up, songs and general silliness. 

Merkin 9 to 5

Merkin 9 to 5

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… 

Sarah Bennetto: I Love You All and I Mean That Sincerely

Sarah Bennetto: I Love You All and I Mean That Sincerely

A new stand-up and sketch show by Sarah Bennetto. 

Egg - Static

Egg - Static

Anna and Emily. 

Floss

Floss

Floss is a brand new shiny sketch show by Eleanor, Orlando and Dillon. 

Switch: A Sketch Show

Switch: A Sketch Show

2061

2061

The year is 2061 and Tom Skelton is dead. 

Kitten Killers: Stallions

Kitten Killers: Stallions

The Foster’s Golden Jesters Award finalists and Brighton Fringe Best Comedy Show nominees are back with their hotly anticipated new show. 

Daphne's Second Show

Daphne's Second 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… 

Mid-Brow: The Live Show

Mid-Brow: The Live Show

The winners of Best New Sketch Act 2015 return with their highly anticipated new show. 

The Travelling Sisters

The Travelling Sisters

With wild eyes and a wicked flavour of comedy, Australian trio The Travelling Sisters serve up a gang of tragically charming misfits. 

Dyer and Whitney's Supercalifragilisticexpialisketchshow

Dyer and Whitney's Supercalifragilisticexpialisketchshow

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. 

Briony Redman: Secret Show

Briony Redman: Secret Show

Shh, it’s a surprise. 

Twins: Two Balls in a Bag

Twins: Two Balls in a Bag

Identical twins Annie McGrath and Jack Barry (as seen on ITV2’s @elevenish) return with their trademark hybrid of sketch and stand-up comedy. 

Croft & Pearce Are Not Themselves

Croft & Pearce Are Not Themselves

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: On Tap

Good Kids: On Tap

Good Kids are back, and this time they’ve had a few. 

Kat Bond: Loo Roll / Jon Pointing: Slow Fade

Kat Bond: Loo Roll / Jon Pointing: Slow Fade

WEB LISTING ONLY 

The One-Eyed Men

The One-Eyed Men

Does anyone ever read these blurbs? Here’s an experiment: if you are actually reading this right now, text your favourite animal to Alex at 07450 846 211. 

EastEnd Cabaret: Perverts

EastEnd Cabaret: Perverts

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

The Treason Show: Festival Special

The Treason Show: Festival Special

Treason Show: Festival Special. 

Max and Ivan: Unstoppable

Max and Ivan: Unstoppable

Fringe veterans Max and Ivan bring their show Unstoppable to The Warren for this year’s Brighton Fringe. 

Paul Carroll: Forty Shades of Strawberry Blond

Paul Carroll: Forty Shades of Strawberry Blond

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… 

Coating Under Pressure

Coating Under Pressure

The Coaterie are a collection of some of London’s finest comedy minds, brought together under a single banner. 

Goodbear

Goodbear

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… 

Dead Man Presents: Tessa Waters: Over Promises

Dead Man Presents: Tessa Waters: Over Promises

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

The Curiositorium

The Curiositorium

Award-winning The Dead Secrets bring you a labyrinthine sketch comedy adventure. 

Gein's Family Giftshop's Trophy Collection

Gein's Family Giftshop's Trophy Collection

Best Newcomer nominees - Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award 2014. 

Shelf

Shelf

Shelf is Rachel Watkeys Dowie and Ruby Clyde, a double act with a “winning hybrid of sketch show and stand-up” **** (EdFringe). 

4 Minute Warning

4 Minute Warning

Armageddon is imminent. 

Slow Left Arm: Left

Slow Left Arm: Left

Dom and Mark were a double act. 

LoveHard

LoveHard

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… 

Dirty White Boys

Dirty White Boys

After having a splendid time in their debut year, Dirty White Boys have returned with a selection of brand-new material. 

BEASTS

BEASTS

Sketch heroes BEASTS return to Brighton with a brand new hour of inspired nonsense. 

BSMS Medic Revue 2016

BSMS Medic Revue 2016

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… 

Mixed Doubles

Mixed Doubles

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… 

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. 

Kitten Killers

Kitten Killers

Brighton Fringe Best Comedy Show nominees return with their hotly-anticipated new sketch show. 

James Hamilton Is So Lonely

James Hamilton Is So Lonely

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… 

Joseph & Stacy: Live

Joseph & Stacy: Live

Sponsored by the Portslade Furniture Warehouse, this show sees the web’s freshest comedy sketch act revitalised on stage. 

Community Matters

Community Matters

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. 

Casual Violence: Slow Fade To Bleak

Casual Violence: Slow Fade To Bleak

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… 

Cook and Davies: 'Do Not Leave This Room'

Cook and Davies: 'Do Not Leave This Room'

Bombastic sketch duo Cook and Davies find themselves trapped in a mysterious room. 

Horace

Horace

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… 

Short & Curly: A Curly Night In

Short & Curly: A Curly Night In

Join Curly for an evening of his classic high brow solo sketches. 

It's Okay, I'm Dealing With It

It's Okay, I'm Dealing With It

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 art… 

The Star Factory

The Star Factory

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's Complete Shambles

Myles and Dan's Complete Shambles

Myles and Dan present their debut hour of disorganised double-act sketch comedy. 

Marijana's Milk Tray

Marijana's Milk Tray

Marijana (Gabby Best), the qualified yoga and pilates teacher, is a voice of reason and beauty in an otherwise mad and unkempt world. 

Best Boy

Best Boy

Double act Best Boy return to Brighton Fringe with an hour of side-splitting sketches. 

Jacob Hatton: Fantasist

Jacob Hatton: Fantasist

“Narnia isn’t real. 

101 Things to Do Before You Die

101 Things to Do Before You Die

Fast-paced, hilarious sketch comedy from Making Faces. 

Not Yet Suffragette

Not Yet Suffragette

Time is of the essence in this absolutely faultless performance from EntreprenHER Productions. 

The Funny Papers: Human Behaviour

The Funny Papers: Human Behaviour

Hilarious new surreal sketch show about how humans are. 

Minor Delays

Minor Delays

Slick sketch comedy from one of the best-reviewed shows at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe. 

Cassie Atkinson: Supernumerary Rainbow

Cassie Atkinson: Supernumerary Rainbow

Join character comedienne Cassie Atkinson “Future national treasure” (ToDoList), as we run through the rainbow of her mind. 

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’. 

Aaaaaaand... It Is What It Is

Aaaaaaand... It Is What It Is

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. 

Look How Much Friends We Are!

Look How Much Friends We Are!

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: VSOP

Charles Booth: VSOP

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 … 

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

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

Foil, Arms and Hog: Skiddlywup

Foil, Arms and Hog: Skiddlywup

Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, you racist. 

The FunkSmugglers: Mead Dreams

The FunkSmugglers: Mead Dreams

3 guys + 1 drum + 1 loop pedal = funkin’ carnage. 

Not Fast Enough

Not Fast Enough

‘Not Fast Enough’ is a provocative and dynamic sprint through contemporary gender politics and imaginative theatre structures. 

Revan and Fennell: Fan Club

Revan and Fennell: Fan Club

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 Fête Worse Than Death

zazU: A Fête Worse Than Death

zazU, a town (or possibly country) with fairly odd inhabitants, is gearing up to hold its fête. 

I Would: A Hypothetical Sketch Show

I Would: A Hypothetical Sketch Show

This sketch show offers an hour of clean-cut and well-rehearsed comedy. 

John McKeever: Multifarious

John McKeever: Multifarious

On top of talent and comic-timing, McKeever has charm by the bucket-load. 

The Cambridge Footlights International Tour Show 2015: Love Handles

The Cambridge Footlights International Tour Show 2015: Love Handles

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… 

Pappy's Live at the Cabaret Bar!

Pappy's Live at the Cabaret Bar!

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. 

What a Load of Skit

What a Load of Skit

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. 

The Amazing Sketch Show

The Amazing Sketch Show

The description 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. 

Birthday Girls: Party Vibes

Birthday Girls: Party Vibes

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… 

The Exeter Revue: Sketchup

The Exeter Revue: Sketchup

Four students, a full house and a series of clever sketches make for a very enjoyable hour in The Exeter Revue: Sketchup. 

The Pin: Ten Seconds with The Pin

The Pin: Ten Seconds with The Pin

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. 

Bristol Revunions: Cream

Bristol Revunions: Cream

The Bristol Revunions are a first class example of what a student sketch comedy show can be. 

Lazy Susan: Double Act

Lazy Susan: Double Act

Deceptively sweet, Lazy Susan bring a cheeky malevolence to their character-driven sketch comedy. 

The Oxford Revue: Issues

The Oxford Revue: Issues

The Oxford Revue’s 2015 Fringe offering is a confident display of strong student comedy. 

Birthday Girls: Party Vibes

Birthday Girls: Party Vibes

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… 

Brody and Chadwick's Great Blimp Deception

Brody and Chadwick's Great Blimp Deception

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… 

Amused Moose Comedy Award Grand Final

Amused Moose Comedy Award Grand Final

Grab your tickets to vote for tomorrow’s stars at this prestigious Final alongside comedy cognoscenti. 

Massive Dad 2.0: Step Up 2 Massive Dad

Massive Dad 2.0: Step Up 2 Massive Dad

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

Everything That's Wrong with the Universe

Everything That’s Wrong With the Universe is a one-woman sketch show performed by Gemma Arrowsmith. 

Thünderbards: Chapter III

Thünderbards: Chapter III

From the sweaty depths of their library on Cowgate, Matt Stevens and Glenn Moore give an entertaining hour of sketch comedy. 

The Beta Males: Alpha Sketches

The Beta Males: Alpha Sketches

The Betas are back. 

Sheeps Skewer the News

Sheeps Skewer the News

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. 

Anna Morris: It's Got To Be Perfect

Anna Morris: It's Got To Be Perfect

I’ve always somewhat despised weddings. 

Princes of Main

Princes of Main

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. 

Night of My Life

Night of My Life

Sketch Club 7 has six members. 

Megan Ford: Feminasty

Megan Ford: Feminasty

Feminasty is a rollercoaster of irreverent, witty humour with a real agenda at hand. 

Daphne Do Edinburgh

Daphne Do Edinburgh

Any budding sketch group could do far worse than give Daphne’s show a visit. 

The Improverts

The Improverts

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’. 

aLOne – Loren O'Brien

aLOne – Loren O'Brien

It all begins with a suicide threat. 

Casual Violence: Om Nom Nom Nominous

Casual Violence: Om Nom Nom Nominous

Critically acclaimed sketch villains and stars of BBC Radio 4’s Sketchorama return with their multi award-winning best-of show. 

Ben Russell: The Tokyo Hotel

Ben Russell: The Tokyo Hotel

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

The Secret of My Failure

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

Your Aunt Fanny

Your Aunt Fanny have been performing their unique brand of comedy throughout the North East to sellout audiences since 2013. 

BBC: Sketchorama

BBC: Sketchorama

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. 

Sketch Club: The Final

Sketch Club: The Final

Welcome to the Grand Final of the Gilded Balloon and Sketch Club’s exciting new competition to find the very best new sketch performers. 

The Knowing Smirk Comedy Show

The Knowing Smirk Comedy Show

Banter and silliness are the driving force of this Cheltenham sketch comedy troupe. 

The Leeds Tealights: Discuss

The Leeds Tealights: Discuss

The Leeds Tealights show off considerable performance skills in this slickly choreographed, highly creative, and frequently fantastic hour of sketch comedy. 

Croft & Pearce – There's Always Something

Croft & Pearce – There's Always Something

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… 

Hurt and Anderson: Sketchbombs

Hurt and Anderson: Sketchbombs

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… 

Kids With Beards present... ¡Niños Con Barbas TV!

Kids With Beards present... ¡Niños Con Barbas TV!

It’s been a big year for Kids With Beards. 

Double Dipp's Pick 'n' Mixx

Double Dipp's Pick 'n' Mixx

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: Cirque du Sillý

The Durham Revue: Cirque du Sillý

The Durham Revue has a lot going for it this year – the group are all on top form. 

The Jest: The Five Humours

The Jest: The Five Humours

Like some much of our interaction with the wider world, it starts with a button. 

Minor Delays

Minor Delays

Those little things that hold you back, awkward pauses and abashed hesitations of everyday life: the focus of Minor Delays. 

All Our Friends Are Dead

All Our Friends Are Dead

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 … 

The Colour Ham – One. Last. Time. (A Best Of)

The Colour Ham – One. Last. Time. (A Best Of)

Last show ever – will sell out. 

The Oxford Revue Presents –  Free

The Oxford Revue Presents – Free

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. 

Max and Ivan: The End

Max and Ivan: The End

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. 

Fifty Shades of Fizzog

Fifty Shades of Fizzog

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 Family Giftshop: Volume 2

Gein's Family Giftshop: Volume 2

Gein’s return to the Edinburgh Fringe once again to showcase their brand of dark sketches. 

Goodbear

Goodbear

Joe Barnes and Henry Perryment deliver solid, expressive performances in their comedy sketch show. 

Sophie Pelham: Country Files

Sophie Pelham: Country Files

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… 

Fashion

Fashion

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: Genesisocide

Milo McCabe: Genesisocide

Milo McCabe’s latest hour - and his first in the one-man sketch format - is incredible. 

Clare Plested: The Essential Collection

Clare Plested: The Essential Collection

Some of the best comic characters out there are likeable but misguided individuals, chronically lacking in self-awareness. 

NewsRevue 2015

NewsRevue 2015

2015 has surely been a bumper crop for satire. 

Pappy's Presents...The Secret Dudes Society

Pappy's Presents...The Secret Dudes Society

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. 

In Cahoots: Two White Guys

In Cahoots: Two White Guys

It’s hot in the Pleasance This: hot and dark and funny. 

The NHS: Don't Ask, It's Private

The NHS: Don't Ask, It's Private

A fast-paced, irreverent, comedy sketch show from the worryingly funny doctors of tomorrow. 

Life Jim (But Not as We Know It)

Life Jim (But Not as We Know It)

Come with us on a journey through the ups, downs and sideways of life. 

Flick and Julie: Pop-Up Penny Pinchers

Flick and Julie: Pop-Up Penny Pinchers

A friendship forged in hard times, Flick and Julie are an unlikely pairing who have come together to make your pennies go further. 

Pelican: A Sketch Show

Pelican: A Sketch Show

‘The epitome of bizarre hilarity and joyous absurdity’ ***** (Tab. 

Northern Ar Souls – Farewell Tour

Northern Ar Souls – Farewell Tour

The Northern Ar Souls present their farewell tour. 

Sheffield of Dreams

Sheffield of Dreams

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. 

Sheffield of Dreams

Sheffield of Dreams

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. 

Flick and Julie: Pop-Up Penny Pinchers

Flick and Julie: Pop-Up Penny Pinchers

A friendship forged in hard times, Flick and Julie are an unlikely pairing who have come together to make your pennies go further. 

Kind Hearts and Cormorants

Kind Hearts and Cormorants

A snappy, intelligent, and at times surreal sketch show that readily mocks itself, its members and the meaning of life. 

Uncanned Laughter

Uncanned Laughter

Join the Southampton Jesters and delve into the funny old world of sketch comedy. 

Comedy Sketch Show with Trestle Masks

Comedy Sketch Show with Trestle Masks

A series of comedy sketches performed by a talented all-female cast from St Mary’s Calne Senior School. 

UCLU Comedy Club Presents...

UCLU Comedy Club Presents...

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. 

The Euromen

The Euromen

Late-night lunchtime show! Join The Euromen in their hangover cabaret from the night before. 

Beard: The Grin of Love

Beard: The Grin of Love

Innovative and playful, the brand new two-part sketch group Beard weave joyful, bizarre and enthralling comedy. 

The Edinburgh Revue: Sketches in Scarlet

The Edinburgh Revue: Sketches in Scarlet

Welcome to a dark, sexy sketch show assembled and reanimated in The Basement. 

James Hamilton Is So Lonely – Free

James Hamilton Is So Lonely – Free

The hotly anticipated solo debut of a multi award-winning sketch comedian is probably happening elsewhere. 

Natasia Demetriou and Ellie White are Mother and Baby

Natasia Demetriou and Ellie White are Mother and Baby

Come and sit in a cinema and watch two dogs show you their tricks. 

The Warwick Revue Present: Sketch Education

The Warwick Revue Present: Sketch Education

A probably funny show featuring more than one sketch. 

Simon Slack – The Fantasist

Simon Slack – The Fantasist

Fantastical absurd one-man sketch show. 

Twins: Pret A Comedy

Twins: Pret A Comedy

Annie McGrath and Jack Barry are back with another sketch comedy show for people who hate sketch comedy. 

KINGS!

KINGS!

KINGS! is the brand new sketch duo of Adam Blampied and Lydia King. 

Best Boy: Bested

Best Boy: Bested

Best Boy thought fame beckoned when the BBC broadcast their sketch – unfortunately, they’d sent in the wrong one. 

Lost Property

Lost Property

Like the cat in the picture on the lamp post, Richard and Robin are lost. 

The Travelling Sisters

The Travelling Sisters

With wild eyes and a wicked flavour of comedy, Australian trio The Travelling Sisters serve up a bevy of tragically charming characters. 

Asp

Asp

Daniel wangs down the gauntlet. 

Some Like It Thea-Skot

Some Like It Thea-Skot

‘Comic monster’ (Chortle. 

Never Been Better

Never Been Better

Let these sketch clowns lure you into a world of fractious characters who flirt with the bizarre, as their social facades unravel. 

F-Holes

F-Holes

Sketch Comedy + Live Orchestra = F-Holes 

Huntington & Hutt: Insignificant Other

Huntington & Hutt: Insignificant Other

What connects Monmouthshire, the efficacy of Lucozade, and leviathan-lunged pop princess Adele? Absolutely nothing. 

Present and Correct: Fan Club

Present and Correct: Fan Club

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

Tiny Horse Comedy

Tiny Horse Comedy. 

KINGS!

KINGS!

KINGS! is the brand new sketch duo of Adam Blampied and Lydia King. 

Late Night

Late Night

Every night of Fringe there’s something different on at Bedlam. 

Asp

Asp

Daniel wangs down the gauntlet. 

Twins: Pret a Comedy

Twins: Pret a Comedy

Annie McGrath and Jack Barry are back with another sketch comedy show for people who hate sketch comedy. 

James & Seaburn - Piano Chocolat

James & Seaburn - Piano Chocolat

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 … 

Foil, Arms and Hog: Skiddlywup (Extra Performances)

Foil, Arms and Hog: Skiddlywup (Extra Performances)

Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato you racist. 

The Travelling Sisters

The Travelling Sisters

With wild eyes and a wicked flavour of comedy, Australian trio The Travelling Sisters serve up a bevy of tragically charming characters. 

Lost Property

Lost Property

Like the cat in the picture on the lamp post, Richard and Robin are lost. 

Some Like It Thea-Skot

Some Like It Thea-Skot

‘Comic monster’ (Chortle. 

Paris Communal Shower

Paris Communal Shower

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

Best Boy: Bested

Best Boy: Bested

Best Boy thought fame beckoned when the BBC broadcast their sketch – unfortunately, they’d sent in the wrong one. 

Foil, Arms and Hog: Skiddlywup

Foil, Arms and Hog: Skiddlywup

Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato you racist. 

Lunchtime of Champions

Lunchtime of Champions

From the writers of the Footlights International Tour Show 2014 comes a triumphantly fun new double act. 

Foil, Arms and Hog: Skiddlywup

Foil, Arms and Hog: Skiddlywup

Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato you racist. 

Lucky Strike

Lucky Strike

So like I said. 

The Dead Secrets Present... The Curiositorium

The Dead Secrets Present... The Curiositorium

‘Scripted comedy of the highest quality’ (Buxton Fringe). 

When the Sh*t Hits the Fan

When the Sh*t Hits the Fan

Two divorces, a rare autoimmune disease and both becoming single mums wasn’t part of the life plan. 

Sad Faces Present The Dawn Chorus

Sad Faces Present The Dawn Chorus

Sad Faces challenge themselves and you with their adaptation of JR Chapterhouse’s devastatingly heartbreaking novel. 

Good Kids

Good Kids

Tom Dowling and Kieran Ahern are current members of the Oxford Revue, but they’re also bloody good kids. 

ComedySportz UK

ComedySportz UK

ComedySportz is an all ages, all improvised show. 

UCL Graters - 2015: A Sketch Odyssey

UCL Graters - 2015: A Sketch Odyssey

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. 

Dyer and Whitney: You and I

Dyer and Whitney: You and I

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… 

Huntington & Hutt: Insignificant Other

Huntington & Hutt: Insignificant Other

What connects Monmouthshire, the efficacy of Lucozade, and leviathan-lunged pop princess Adele? Absolutely nothing. 

Huntington & Hutt: Insignificant Other

Huntington & Hutt: Insignificant Other

What connects Monmouthshire, the efficacy of Lucozade, and leviathan-lunged pop princess Adele? Absolutely nothing. 

Clandestine Sketch Show

Clandestine Sketch Show

**** (Nouse. 

Giraffe: Raisin' the Hoof

Giraffe: Raisin' the Hoof

Giraffe are back! And they’re stampeding through the Underbelly with their third offering of charming silliness. 

Charles Booth: Deer in the Spotlights

Charles Booth: Deer in the Spotlights

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,… 

Möglich

Möglich

Douglas Walker, the funny one from improvised impresarios Racing Minds: ‘Crafted by the gods of comedy’ ***** (ThreeWeeks) has written his first solo show. 

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. 

The Blunder Games

The Blunder Games

A non-stop hour of nonsensical family fun from madcap double act Chris and Cammy. 

Sam and Tom from TV!

Sam and Tom from TV!

Sam and Tom! are an anarchic double-hander made up of comedic wunderkinds Tom Burgess ‘coldly psychotic’ (Chortle. 

Ste and Dave in Training

Ste and Dave in Training

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). 

Sketch Thieves

Sketch Thieves

It’s comedy set swapping live! The show where comedians perform their own jokes, then each other’s. 

Sarah Bennetto: Fritters Away an Hour of Your Life... Mmm, Fritters

Sarah Bennetto: Fritters Away an Hour of Your Life... Mmm, Fritters

A new stand-up and character solo show by the London-based Melbourne comedian and host of Storytellers’ Club. 

Kayfabe

Kayfabe

Hosts of the Time Out Critics’ Choice show Character Assassination, Simon Lukacs (‘Incredibly charming’ FunnyWomen. 

Mixtape

Mixtape

Join the Mixtapers for their hilarious bitesized theatre inspired by music. 

Laughing Stock

Laughing Stock

Irreverent. 

Will Franken: Who Keeps Making All These People?

Will Franken: Who Keeps Making All These People?

One-man sketch show Will Franken serves up another smorgasbord of multi-voiced madness. 

Aunty Donna

Aunty Donna

Aussie Edinburgh favourites return with a killer new show. 

The Story Beast

The Story Beast

John Henry Falle (of Radio 4, Chortle-nominated sketch idiots, The Beta Males) hath now become The Story Beast. 

Bucket

Bucket

Ed Eales-White and Jon Pointing slam down a new character/sketch/double act comedy show. 

Mid-Brow

Mid-Brow

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… 

Joanna Neary: Faceful of Issues

Joanna Neary: Faceful of Issues

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. 

Pop Pop

Pop Pop

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

Daphne Do Edinburgh

Daphne Do Edinburgh

Extra dates announced: Thursday 13 and Friday 14, 21:45. 

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. 

Richard Soames Does the Right Thing

Richard Soames Does the Right Thing

Morally upstanding stand-up and sketches from star of Fringe favourites The Beta Males (Radio 4, Chortle Award nominees). 

Kitten Killers: Woof

Kitten Killers: Woof

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… 

Nick Hall: Dodekahedron

Nick Hall: Dodekahedron

Noun (Doh-dek-uh-hee-drun). 

BEASTS: Live DVD

BEASTS: Live DVD

Big time sketch heroes BEASTS are returning to Edinburgh to film a live DVD of their best ever show. 

Bafflesmash

Bafflesmash

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… 

The Super Serious Show

The Super Serious Show

Hailed by L. 

Goose: Golden Eggs

Goose: Golden Eggs

One of the best-received acts in Edinburgh present the best of their last three epic one-man shows. 

Tarot

Tarot

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.