Jason Manford: Like Me (Work In Progress)

Jason Manford: Like Me (Work In Progress)

He’s back! It’s been a busy few years for Jason since his last smash-hit stand-up show, but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t chan… 

Jamali Maddix: Strip Club Einstein

Jamali Maddix: Strip Club Einstein

Critically acclaimed comedian and host of Vice’s Hate Thy Neighbour and Channel 4’s Adventures in Futureland, Jamali Maddix is heading out on tour again after his incredible 2018 W… 

Aaaah... I'm Jewrotic and I Blame My Jewish Mother... Who Else?

Aaaah... I'm Jewrotic and I Blame My Jewish Mother... Who Else?

2019 Not So New Comedian of the Year semi-finalist (London) Henry brings his third Fringe show and first as a solo! Due to popular demand. 

Steve Richards Presents Rock'n'Roll Politics 2020

Steve Richards Presents Rock'n'Roll Politics 2020

A wild political landscape opens up – election-winning Boris is not as mighty as he seems; Brexit not done, a new Labour leader, SNP storms: epic dramas for a brand new show. 

Amused Moose Comedy's National New Comic Award: Final

Amused Moose Comedy's National New Comic Award: Final

Enthusiastically vote alongside dozens of international talent scouts for 2020’s hottest breakthrough stars in the making, who battle for glory, fame and shiny moose trophies. 

Simon Amstell: Work in Progress

Simon Amstell: Work in Progress

‘Simon Amstell has a gift for taking a social norm and gently mocking it until it seems utterly ridiculous’ (New York Times). 

Justin Moorhouse: Things

Justin Moorhouse: Things

Brand-new show from star of Live At The Apollo, 8 Out of 10 cats, Celebrity Mastermind and regular on The News Quiz and Fighting Talk. 

Geoff Norcott: Taking Liberties

Geoff Norcott: Taking Liberties

Norcott’s unique brand of provocative stand-up is returning to Edinburgh. 

Jacob's Ladder

Jacob's Ladder

Climb up to the dizzy heights and slip down to some awkward lows in the company of award-winning Jacob Hulland’s warm and youthful, yet middle-aged, persona. 

Neil Delamere: Liminal

Neil Delamere: Liminal

Fresh from a sell-out tour, star of BBC’s The Blame Game, Fighting Talk and The News Quiz, Neil Delamere returns to Edinburgh with a brand new show. 

Sam Campbell: Companion

Sam Campbell: Companion

If you want to make the finest wine, use the sweetest grape on the vine. 

Irrational Me

Irrational Me

Why do we still have a headache after taking a 1p aspirin which disappears when we take a 50p one? And why are we attracted to a 2-for-1 meal discount, but fail to save for a pensi… 

Richard Herring: RHLSTP

Richard Herring: RHLSTP

‘The King of Edinburgh’ (List) and ‘the best celeb interviewer in Britain’ (Guardian), probably best known for his role of Percy in Servants, brings his multi-award-winning podca… 

Edinburgh Comedy Allstars

Edinburgh Comedy Allstars

The biggest, brightest comedians at the Edinburgh Fringe all in one huge show, staged in the famous Udderbelly. 

#FraudianSlip

#FraudianSlip

Feel like everyone in your life has their shizzle together while you can barely function as a moderately competent adult human? Feel all you do is pretend? Feel like a fake? Impost… 

Best of the Fest

Best of the Fest

The best mixed-bill comedy night in Edinburgh, featuring your favourite comedians from around the Fringe. 

Micky Overman: Bread Week

Micky Overman: Bread Week

What happens when our youthful expectations of love and sex, those formed in the 90s by movies, TV and music get crushed by the realities of adulthood and, in this one case, a terr… 

Clash of the Tight Tens

Clash of the Tight Tens

Andy Quirk presents a colossal comedy showdown of ten-minute tasters from stand-up, sketch, musical and character comedy shows at the Fringe. 

AAA Batteries (Not Included)

AAA Batteries (Not Included)

A tenth consecutive year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! An hour of sharp gags, quick wit and high-energy hijinks from three of the circuit’s funniest performers. 

Richard Brown: Horror Show

Richard Brown: Horror Show

Horror in all it’s forms from the brilliant, brutal mind of one of Scotland’s most talented comics. 

Paul Foot: Swan Power

Paul Foot: Swan Power

Tired of the goose? Swan Power is here. 

Ross Leslie: Daddy Cool

Ross Leslie: Daddy Cool

Ross is a father of four cool guys and still the coolest guy in town. 

Late Show Great Show

Late Show Great Show

The night is young and three of the best stand-up comedians from Australia and around the world are ready to make you laugh, stay up late and definitely have one more drink. 

Phil Jerrod: Sicko

Phil Jerrod: Sicko

This year’s show is all about why I cancelled last year’s show. 

Paul McCaffrey: Dreamer

Paul McCaffrey: Dreamer

A hilarious new stand-up show from the star of Live at the Apollo, Russell Howard’s Good News, Impractical Jokers UK and Stand Up Central. 

Ed Night: Faded

Ed Night: Faded

The kid’s back with another hour of lo-fi stand-up comedy to chill or study to. 

3's Comedy – Luka Muller, Peter Jones and Mystery Guest

3's Comedy – Luka Muller, Peter Jones and Mystery Guest

3’s Comedy brings together Luka Muller, Peter Jones and a mystery guest; three of the rising stars of Australian comedy for a whole new hour of hilarious stand-up. 

Amelia Bayler: What’s The Vibe?!

Amelia Bayler: What’s The Vibe?!

Amelia has been ‘smashing it on the Scottish comedy scene’ (Skinny) with her blend of music and stand-up; writing catchy bangers about modern anxieties like procrastination and… 

Big Value Comedy Show – Early

Big Value Comedy Show – Early

Four of the best new acts on the circuit, selected by Just the Tonic. 

Bridget Christie: Who Am I?

Bridget Christie: Who Am I?

The Edinburgh Comedy Award winner is back at the Fringe with her highly anticipated, brand-new show. 

Craig Hill: Pumped!

Craig Hill: Pumped!

Get pumped and party this fringe! ‘Class. 

Comedy in the Dark

Comedy in the Dark

This unique comedy experience returns to the Edinburgh Fringe after sell-out shows across the UK and Europe. 

Jimeoin: Turn It Up!

Jimeoin: Turn It Up!

World-class stand-up from one of live comedy’s internationally acclaimed masters, celebrating his incredible 27th Fringe! Star of: Apollo, London Palladium, Royal Variety. 

Daniel Sloss: HUBRIS

Daniel Sloss: HUBRIS

All-new 11th solo show! Following his groundbreaking global smash hit, Daniel Sloss: X (UK cinema release, streaming on HBO in USA and Canada), whose tour sold out shows across an … 

Big Value Comedy Show – Late

Big Value Comedy Show – Late

Established as one of the best shows of the Fringe. 

Best of Edinburgh Showcase Show 2020

Best of Edinburgh Showcase Show 2020

Great value lunchtime comedy compilation showcase featuring the best and brightest of this year’s Fringe comics. 

Alfie Brown: Love

Alfie Brown: Love

A brand new hour of jokes from Alfie Brown; the country’s best non-famous comedian. 

Shenoah and The Buffalo: Bullroar

Shenoah and The Buffalo: Bullroar

New double act, Shenoah Allen (Pajama Men) and Nina Conti (in a buffalo suit) gonna stare into your souls through their own cracked worldview. 

Sean McLoughlin: Gold Rush

Sean McLoughlin: Gold Rush

International micro-star Sean McLoughlin (Chortle Award nominee, Ricky Gervais tour support) returns to the Fringe to give the people what they’ve paid for. 

Josh Jones: Waste of Space

Josh Jones: Waste of Space

Born and bred in Manchester and just your atypical northern bloke, Josh Jones is taking the circuit by storm. 

Jake Lambert: Shimmy Shake

Jake Lambert: Shimmy Shake

Fresh from supporting Michael McIntyre and Romesh Ranganathan, ‘Fringe favourite’ (BroadwayWorld. 

Fast Fringe

Fast Fringe

So many comedians, so little time! Twelve top comedy and variety acts perform ridiculously short sets in one furiously fast-paced showcase. 

Fin Taylor: So My Wife...

Fin Taylor: So My Wife...

They say comedy’s about speaking truth to power. 

Tom Lucy: Melt

Tom Lucy: Melt

After sell-out runs at the Fringe in 2017 and 2018, Tom Lucy has appeared on a number of TV shows (Stand Up Central, Roast Battle, Live At The Comedy Store, Stand Up Sketch Show) a… 

Jo Coffey: Overlooked

Jo Coffey: Overlooked

As stand-up comedy’s fourth shortest comedian, Jo is concerned that disability is getting a bit too “cool”. 

Simon Evans: The Work of The Devil

Simon Evans: The Work of The Devil

Last year’s show, Dressing for Dinner, earned Evans some of the most ecstatic reviews of his career including an unbeaten 4. 

Sarah Keyworth: Lil' Keys

Sarah Keyworth: Lil' Keys

Lil’ Keys, big jokes. 

Jamie D'Souza: Stop Drawing Willies on My Poster

Jamie D'Souza: Stop Drawing Willies on My Poster

Join rising star Jamie D’Souza as he performs his highly anticipated debut stand-up show about his first school crush. 

Michael Shafar: 50/50

Michael Shafar: 50/50

After surviving testicular cancer, one of Australia’s fastest-rising comedians Michael Shafar debuts with his critically acclaimed show 50/50 that is equal parts raw, honest and hi… 

Chris Kent: Christy Doesn't Live Here

Chris Kent: Christy Doesn't Live Here

Cork comedian Chris Kent is back with more kids, stories and a keep cup to compensate for his guilt about overpopulation. 

Richard Stott: Toe the Line

Richard Stott: Toe the Line

From Dave’s Funniest Jokes 2019 runner-up comes a comedic journey of self-discovery exploring the benefits and pitfalls of both fitting in and standing out. 

Andrew Ryan: Is Everything Alright at Home?

Andrew Ryan: Is Everything Alright at Home?

Award-winning show from critically acclaimed Irish stand-up Andrew Ryan. 

Marcus Brigstocke: Thread

Marcus Brigstocke: Thread

‘Dazzling, inspired, perfectly observed. 

Alasdair Beckett-King: Nevermore

Alasdair Beckett-King: Nevermore

Out of the swirling maelstrom he steps; his sword of jokes, his shield of whimsy and his armour made of a third amusing thing. 

George Lewis: Nudes

George Lewis: Nudes

When you type ‘George Lewis’ into Google, the suggestions that follow are pretty boring. 

Gareth Waugh: Doozy

Gareth Waugh: Doozy

Dog Instagram, embarrassing massages, other Gareth Waughs in the world. 

Susie McCabe: Born Believer

Susie McCabe: Born Believer

The fastest-selling act at Glasgow International Comedy Festival three-years running is back with a brand-new show! In her 40th year, Susie has decided to leave cynicism behind to … 

Shappi Khorsandi: My Inner Stormzy

Shappi Khorsandi: My Inner Stormzy

Why shouldn’t a middle-aged, middle-class, middle-eastern single mother of two relate to Stormzy, the King of Grime? In this new show, Shappi connects with her truth, her ‘Inner St… 

Ivo Graham: Hyper Reality

Ivo Graham: Hyper Reality

Life coming at Ivo ever faster; Ivo trying to respond ever funnier. 

Christopher Macarthur-Boyd: Babyface Dynamite

Christopher Macarthur-Boyd: Babyface Dynamite

A new hour of stand-up from the biggest wee fanny in Scottish comedy. 

Aaron Simmonds: Hot Wheels

Aaron Simmonds: Hot Wheels

Four years ago, Aaron gained a nickname based solely on being in a wheelchair. 

Kiri Pritchard-McLean: Empathy Pains

Kiri Pritchard-McLean: Empathy Pains

Multi award-winning comedian Kiri Pritchard-McLean (Have I Got News for You, Live at the Apollo, 8 out of 10 Cats, Frankie Boyle’s New World Order) is back with her fourth full-len… 

David O'Doherty: whoa is me

David O'Doherty: whoa is me

Here he comes again, trotting on to the stage with all of the misplaced confidence of a waiter with no pad. 

Dane Baptiste: The Chocolate Chip

Dane Baptiste: The Chocolate Chip

Dane is now a grown-ass black man. 

Jason Byrne: Audience Precipitation

Jason Byrne: Audience Precipitation

He’s back for more comedy chaos! Jason has learnt over the past few years that we all need to play a bit more in our lives. 

Joanne McNally: Basic Bitch Instinct

Joanne McNally: Basic Bitch Instinct

Joanne McNally; sweetheart, nightmare and Dublin Fringe Best Performer nominee returns to Edinburgh with her new show. 

Alice Fraser: Chronos

Alice Fraser: Chronos

Everything’s a matter of time, one way or another. 

Troy Hawke: Sigmund Troy'd!

Troy Hawke: Sigmund Troy'd!

2019 FRINGE WORLD Best Comedy nominee and Comedy Weekly Award winner Troy Hawke returns to Edinburgh Fringe 2020 following a total sell-out run of his 2019 show. 

Charlie Baker: Cream Before Jam

Charlie Baker: Cream Before Jam

Baker (GameDay Warm-Up and Glory Hunters co-host on talkSPORT) is Devonshire and proud. 

Brodi Snook: Lover, Lover

Brodi Snook: Lover, Lover

Bolshie, self-serving bachelor girl and main character on the planet, Brodi Snook met and kissed a tall, hot, nice, hot, tall boy. 

Catherine Bohart: This Isn't For You

Catherine Bohart: This Isn't For You

Unless you want it to be. 

Katie Pritchard: Disco Ball

Katie Pritchard: Disco Ball

Ever felt like what people see on the outside doesn’t convey what’s on the inside? Ever felt like you can reflect yourself out in 1000 different ways depending on who you speak to … 

Angela Barnes: Hot Mess

Angela Barnes: Hot Mess

Angela Barnes (Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo, 8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and chair of BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz) has good intentions but trying to live your best life, a… 

Reginald D Hunter: Work in Progress

Reginald D Hunter: Work in Progress

Reginald returns to the Fringe with his off-year, set-building, work-in-progress show with working titles: The Things That I Was Wrong About, The Death of Uncle Fluffy, and The Man… 

Kai Humphries: Knitter-Boxer-Glory

Kai Humphries: Knitter-Boxer-Glory

If life was a simulation would you only follow the narrative or have fun doing all the side quests? Extracting joy and betterment from life’s every diversion and challenge, multi… 

Sindhu Vee: Alphabet

Sindhu Vee: Alphabet

A new hour of stand-up from the 2018 Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee. 

Chloe Petts: Alpha

Chloe Petts: Alpha

As seen on Dave’s Hypothetical and heard on BBC Radio 5 Live, join Petts, one of the most exciting prospects in comedy, in her debut hour of stand-up, Alpha. 

Mark Watson: This Can't Be It

Mark Watson: This Can't Be It

Watson, at 40, is halfway through his life according to the life expectancy calculator. 

Jamie MacDonald: 2020 Vision

Jamie MacDonald: 2020 Vision

Attitudes towards disability have changed since Jamie’s school made him the first blind hurdler in Glasgow and – let’s face it – the world. 

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. 

Andrew Maxwell: All Talk

Andrew Maxwell: All Talk

Living in Kent - Maxwell tells us – he is surrounded by the sort of puce-faced, fake WWII heroes who seem to think that having once watched a film with John Mills in it automatic… 

Larry Dean: Bampot

Larry Dean: Bampot

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee brings 2018’s smash-hit show back to the Fringe. 

Sophie Duker: Venus

Sophie Duker: Venus

Sophie Duker is your Venus, she’s your fire, your desire. 

Eric Andre: The Stand Up Tour

Eric Andre: The Stand Up Tour

Comedian, actor and host of Adult Swim’s top-rated and most anarchic programme The Eric Andre Show comes to the (true) final night of Fringe to tear sh*t the f*ck up. 

Jessica Fostekew: Hench

Jessica Fostekew: Hench

Absolute powershed and regular host of The Guilty Feminist, Jessica Fostekew explores her big strong strength. 

Jamali Maddix: Work in Progress

Jamali Maddix: Work in Progress

Critically acclaimed comedian and host of Viceland’s Hate Thy Neighbour and Channel 4’s Adventures in Futureland, Jamali Maddix has just come back from his first world tour. 

Funny Women Awards 2019 – Semi-Final

Funny Women Awards 2019 – Semi-Final

The semi-final of the 2019 Funny Women Awards. 

The Secret Policeman's Tour

The Secret Policeman's Tour

In cahoots with Deborah Frances-White (Guilty Feminist), Amnesty International’s revered Secret Policeman’s Tour comes to Edinburgh. 

Nick Offerman: All Rise

Nick Offerman: All Rise

Join the star of Parks and Recreation and Fargo for an evening of deliberative talking and light dance that will compel you to chuckle whilst enjoining you to brandish a better sid… 

Josie Long: Tender

Josie Long: Tender

Three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and very hard to pin down indie-underdog-nightmare Josie Long is back with a new show for the first time in five years. 

Laura Lexx: Knee Jerk

Laura Lexx: Knee Jerk

Star of Live at the Apollo, Laura Lexx is a ‘bouncy, bubbly stand up star’ (Telegraph) shining a hilarious light on how hard it is to be a good person these days. 

Josie Long: Tender

Josie Long: Tender

Josie Long has spent twenty years being a beacon of hope amongst the cynical cruelty of stand-up comedy. 

Imaan Hadchiti: Being Frank

Imaan Hadchiti: Being Frank

Being Frank is a truly very special show, performed by stand up veteran Imaan Hadchiti. 

Jena Friedman: Miscarriage of Justice

Jena Friedman: Miscarriage of Justice

Jena Friedman is scared shitless and wants to feel less alone. 

Matt Hoss: Here Comes Your Man

Matt Hoss: Here Comes Your Man

Here Comes Your Man is a lovely hour of storytelling from a bright new talent Matt Hoss. 

Suzi Ruffell: Dance Like Everyone's Watching

Suzi Ruffell: Dance Like Everyone's Watching

Suzi has made a name for herself turning tragedy and anxiety into big laughs. 

Maisie Adam: Hang Fire

Maisie Adam: Hang Fire

2018 Best Newcomer nominee and Amused Moose National New Comic 2018 winner Maisie Adam returns to Edinburgh with her second hour, working out who is to blame and for what. 

James Barr: Thirst Trap

James Barr: Thirst Trap

James Barr, as seen asking Justin Bieber about his penis (MTV, host of award-winning comedy podcast A Gay and A NonGay) in a hilarious and increasingly desperate attempt to find a … 

Simon Brodkin: 100% Simon Brodkin

Simon Brodkin: 100% Simon Brodkin

After three hugely successful BBC series as Lee Nelson, multiple sell-out tours and various court appearances following world-famous stunts on Theresa May, Sepp Blatter, Donald Tru… 

Luisa Omielan: Politics for Bitches (Extended Cut)

Luisa Omielan: Politics for Bitches (Extended Cut)

Three nights only! After a sell-out run in 2018 and a BBC One series of the same name, BAFTA Breakthrough Brit and star of Live at the Apollo, Luisa returns with her third smash-hi… 

Rhys Nicholson – Nice People Nice Things Nice Situations

Rhys Nicholson – Nice People Nice Things Nice Situations

Rhys Nicholson is a nice man who is doing his best. 

Fern Brady: Power and Chaos

Fern Brady: Power and Chaos

As seen on Live from the BBC, Live from the Comedy Store, The Russell Howard Hour and Live at the Apollo. 

Pick of the Fringe

Pick of the Fringe

A must-do in the corporate calendar, Pick of the Fringe brings a hand-picked selection of top acts to one stage for an exclusive evening of comedy, entertainment and fine dining.  

Larry Dean: Fandan

Larry Dean: Fandan

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee brings 2017’s smash-hit show back to the Fringe. 

So You Think You're Funny? Grand Final

So You Think You're Funny? Grand Final

Celebrating 32 years of the UK’s biggest and best comedy newcomer competition. 

Troy Hawke: Tiles of the Unexpected!

Troy Hawke: Tiles of the Unexpected!

Following a sell-out run in 2018 in which he exposed bingo as the deadliest sport in the country, the empty Marxist promise of Poundland’s false advertising and Aldi being responsi… 

Amusical

Amusical

Hosted by Jayde Adams and Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Amusical is a comedy celebration of all things West End (or Broadway if you’re American, or more well off than us). 

Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Showcase

Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Showcase

From the management of Micky Flanagan, Mark Watson, Zoe Lyons, Gary Delaney and Hal Cruttenden, don’t miss the chance to see some of the hottest up-and-coming comedy acts of the mo… 

Mark Watson: I Appreciate You Coming to This and Let's Hope for the Best (Work in Progress)

Mark Watson: I Appreciate You Coming to This and Let's Hope for the Best (Work in Progress)

Watson presents a show that’s no more than 50% ready for public consumption and hopes for the festival’s legendary supportive vibe to carry him through. 

2019 Greek Comedian of the Year: George Zacharopoulos

2019 Greek Comedian of the Year: George Zacharopoulos

Born in Greece and living in the UK, George is a UK, Europe and Australia comedy club favourite, appearing on BBC One and Sky. 

Apocalypse Comedy Club featuring Mick Neven

Apocalypse Comedy Club featuring Mick Neven

The award-winning Aussie comedian is back with a brand-new show, taking on the end of the world. 

Lily Hyde & Alissa Anne Jeun Yi: Gentlemen, Please!

Lily Hyde & Alissa Anne Jeun Yi: Gentlemen, Please!

Lily and Alissa met on the Soho Theatre Stand-Up Lab in 2018 and quickly bonded over their love of expensive candles and the fact that they were both complex, three-dimensional wom… 

Piff the Magic Dragon: The Lucky Dragon Tour

Piff the Magic Dragon: The Lucky Dragon Tour

The self-proclaimed loser of America’s Got Talent breaks from his Vegas residency and US tour for a limited Fringe run. 

Westdal and Hayward Need Work

Westdal and Hayward Need Work

Freyja Westdal and Beth Heyward join the ranks of such excellent Fringe female musical comedy acts as Fascinating Aida, Flo & Joan, and EastEnd Cabaret with a smart, funny, che… 

Nish Kumar: It's in Your Nature to Destroy Yourselves

Nish Kumar: It's in Your Nature to Destroy Yourselves

“Is it a stand-up show, is it a rally?” Nish Kumar certainly blurs the boundaries between the two. 

FOC It Up: The Femmes of Colour Comedy Club

FOC It Up: The Femmes of Colour Comedy Club

FOC It Up is a comedy collective aiming to showcase the talents of women and non-binary people of colour, in a comedy world that is mostly made up of straight white men. 

Alasdair Beckett-King: The Interdimensional ABK

Alasdair Beckett-King: The Interdimensional ABK

Have you ever been to a comedy show by someone who can travel through dimensions, from one world to another? No, me neither. 

Adam Rowe: Pinnacle

Adam Rowe: Pinnacle

After last years sell-out performances at the Fringe, English Comedian of the Year finalist Adam Rowe has bought his show Pinnacle to the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Olga Koch: If/Then

Olga Koch: If/Then

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Olga Koch is back! Ahead of her BBC Radio 4 special, the acclaimed stand-up tells a love story through the medium of computer programming (which she … 

Alternative Comedy Cabaret

Alternative Comedy Cabaret

Looking for something really different? Have a look at our line-up of brilliant and original alternative comedians strutting their stuff in an intimate venue at the Fringe. 

Jumping Off the Bandwagon

Jumping Off the Bandwagon

There’s no such thing as a free lunch but there is a free, quality comedy show at lunchtime! After an immensely successful podcast and competition season, Sheppard and Olsina could… 

Luisa Omielan: Work in Progress

Luisa Omielan: Work in Progress

Join Luisa Omielan (What Would Beyonce Do?!, Am I Right Ladies?! and Politics For Bitches) as she tries out some stuff for an upcoming project. 

11+

11+

11+ explores the strange and funny challenges we go through in trying to get into a grammar school. 

The Dark Side of Research

The Dark Side of Research

Using dark humour and a good dose of brain power, three scientists reveal their stories: what is it like to do research in everyday life? Between anecdotes of late nights in the la… 

Jake Baker: No Success Like Failure

Jake Baker: No Success Like Failure

How do we define success? Is failure ever an option? Is a teasmade an appropriate 60th birthday gift? Does anyone really know what is going on at all, ever? Expect beguiling storie… 

Pindos

Pindos

Pindos is former Cambridge Footlight Milo Edwards’ debut hour at Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 

The Yank is a Manc! My Ancestors & Me

The Yank is a Manc! My Ancestors & Me

In a fish-out-of-water comedy of errors, Hopwood DePree tells of how researching his ancestry online led to him leaving Tinseltown to save his 600-year-old British ancestral pile, … 

Wait... Let's Have Fun!

Wait... Let's Have Fun!

Wait. 

So Close

So Close

I remember situations so awkward death seemed like a viable option. 

I Went to Barcelona and All I Got Was This Lousy Comedy Show

I Went to Barcelona and All I Got Was This Lousy Comedy Show

All the way from the land of sun, sea and Mexican* sombreros (*not Spanish!) these intrepid comedians have made their way to Edinburgh by sea, air and Megabus, to show the world th… 

Jack Carroll and Friends

Jack Carroll and Friends

Join the star of Live at the Apollo, Sunday Night at the Palladium and Britain’s Got Talent as he and some of his comedian friends try out new material. 

Nik Coppin: Shark

Nik Coppin: Shark

The affable globetrotting comedian returns with a show consisting of hilarious comedy deconstruction and anecdotes from his many overseas trips. There is no shark… 

Needle Dicks

Needle Dicks

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

Attention, Seeker

Attention, Seeker

The anxiety-riddled writer/doormat for a famous comedian stumbles into the big-time stand-up spotlight and decides to stay, with hilarious conseq. 

Fraser Gibson: Self-ish

Fraser Gibson: Self-ish

Fraser Gibson spends his time shamelessly promoting himself about town as a way to make a living. 

Comic Relief Live

Comic Relief Live

Join Nish Kumar as he hosts a line-up of the most exciting comedy talent in the country – Rose Matafeo, Phil Wang, Sara Barron, Catherine Bohart, Sarah Keyworth and Ahir Shah. 

Stand Up for Your Planet

Stand Up for Your Planet

Join us for a one-off comedy extravaganza, raising awareness for one of the most pressing issues of our time – protecting our planet. 

Funny Women on the Fringe

Funny Women on the Fringe

Join Funny Women for a sparkling mix of comedy featuring the brightest new, emerging and established talent at the Fringe. 

Andrew Doyle: Exodus

Andrew Doyle: Exodus

One of the UK’s foremost political satirists, Andrew Doyle returns to Edinburgh for his eighth solo stand-up show. 

Bob Doolally Live and Half-Cut

Bob Doolally Live and Half-Cut

He’s the man who put the foot into football. 

Katie Mulgrew: Confirmation (WIP)

Katie Mulgrew: Confirmation (WIP)

Award-winning writer and stand-up Katie Mulgrew used to be a card-carrying God botherer. 

Zoe Lyons: Entry Level Human

Zoe Lyons: Entry Level Human

Zoe Lyons packs out the Gilded Balloon with stand-up that raises the bar for Fringe comedy. 

Ed Byrne: If I'm Honest

Ed Byrne: If I'm Honest

If you’re looking for high quality stand up from a master of observational comedy, you’ve come to the right place. 

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… 

Alex Williamson: Sin on My Face

Alex Williamson: Sin on My Face

The Victorian era is long gone, but to think people once suppressed their inner sick f*ck is a point of fascination for this comedian. 

Queen Mary Comedy Society and Friends

Queen Mary Comedy Society and Friends

Award-winning, rising stars from QM Comedy Society and the London comedy circuit deliver an hour full of social commentary and silliness. 

Thomas Green: Tweak

Thomas Green: Tweak

UK-based Australian comedian Thomas Green, brings his engaging storytelling-style stand-up and face of elasticity back to Edinburgh. 

A&E

A&E

During his already very busy schedule, life threw a heart attack at Aled which he found to be most inconvenient. 

Steve Hili: The Sexy Environmentalist

Steve Hili: The Sexy Environmentalist

Like you, Steve knows the world is in trouble. 

Adam Kay: This Is Going to Hurt (Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor)

Adam Kay: This Is Going to Hurt (Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor)

Million-copy bestseller Adam Kay returns to the Fringe for two nights only, sharing entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this ‘electrifying’ (Guardian) evening of stand-u… 

Chris Kehoe: The Second Coming of Chris

Chris Kehoe: The Second Coming of Chris

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

Aboriginal Comedy Allstars

Aboriginal Comedy Allstars

Truly funny, indigenous comedy, Aboriginal Comedy Allstars features three Aboriginal Australian comedians: Kevin Kropinyeri, Steph Tisdell and Andy Saunders. 

Rodgers with a D – The Tommy Rodgers Centenary Celebration

Rodgers with a D – The Tommy Rodgers Centenary Celebration

If you’re one of the many people who visit the Fringe from far flung parts of the world (hello Londoners daring to go past the M25) it’s easy to forget amongst all the clamour … 

Ray Bradshaw: Deafinitely Baby

Ray Bradshaw: Deafinitely Baby

Ray Bradshaw made waves at last year's Fringe for performing stand-up in sign language and English at the same time, a gesture inspired by his own upbringing with deaf parents … 

London Hughes: To Catch a D*ck

London Hughes: To Catch a D*ck

Beyoncé’s Diva is blasting out as we wait for London Hughes to arrive. 

The LOL Word

The LOL Word

Edinburgh Fringe – and let’s be honest, the comedy world in general – is saturated with male comedians. 

Kevin James Doyle: Loud Blond Bald Kid

Kevin James Doyle: Loud Blond Bald Kid

You can never be entirely sure if the material a comedian is sharing is true, based in truth, or completely fabricated. 

Glenn Moore: Love Don't Live Here Glenny Moore

Glenn Moore: Love Don't Live Here Glenny Moore

Tucked away in a corner of Pleasance Courtyard, Glenn Moore delights a packed crowd with an hour of non-stop puns and twisted humour. 

Gabby Best: 10,432 Sheep

Gabby Best: 10,432 Sheep

Gabby Best’s Edinburgh show 10,432 Sheep is about her struggle with insomnia, and her approach to coping with life in general. 

BadFamiliar by Matt Davis

BadFamiliar by Matt Davis

Stitching together a personal narrative where he is often playing the fool, Matt Davis jokes about even the largely accepted norms of language, nationality and global or regional c… 

Nathan Cassidy: Observational (Work In Progress)

Nathan Cassidy: Observational (Work In Progress)

Award-winning comedian Cassidy has had a crazy year. 

Catherine Bohart: Lemon

Catherine Bohart: Lemon

After 2018’s ‘funny, warm. 

Sense of Tumour

Sense of Tumour

What does a busy, modern, single woman do when she finds a lump in her breast? She cracks jokes. 

Eliott Simpson: (A)sexy and I Know It

Eliott Simpson: (A)sexy and I Know It

Eliott has never cared for sex. 

Eliott Simpson: (A)sexy and I Know It

Eliott Simpson: (A)sexy and I Know It

Eliott has never cared for sex. 

Brown Guys, Grey Skies

Brown Guys, Grey Skies

After a sell-out Edinburgh Fringe run in 2018 and a 12-country European tour, this double-bill stand-up special is back for a limited run. 

Simon Brodkin: 100% Simon Brodkin

Simon Brodkin: 100% Simon Brodkin

After three hugely successful BBC series as Lee Nelson, multiple sell-out tours and various court appearances following world-famous stunts on Theresa May, Sepp Blatter, Donald Tru… 

Phil Wang: Philly Philly Wang Wang

Phil Wang: Philly Philly Wang Wang

Following a sell-out 2017 run, Phil ‘Philly Philly Wang Wang’ Wang is back with a new hour of absolute gold. 

Deepu Dileepan: The Outsider

Deepu Dileepan: The Outsider

Deepu Dileepan presents a string of wildly hilarious stories that deconstructs belongingness in present day society. 

Ivo Graham: The Game of Life

Ivo Graham: The Game of Life

The time for faff is over: has Big Daddy Graham got the skillz (anecdotes/banter/topical asides) to pay da billz (gas/water/electric)? More hilariously anxious blather from one of … 

Comedy in the Dark

Comedy in the Dark

This unique comedy experience returns to the Edinburgh after sell-out shows across the UK and Europe. 

Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit

Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit

Growing up, I was too brown for white kids and the wrong kind of brown for brown kids. 

Tiff Stevenson: Mother

Tiff Stevenson: Mother

Mother is Tiff Stevenson’s observation of the many and varied forms that motherhood can take, her material existing in the venn diagram where motherhood and feminism interconnect… 

Alex Kealy: Rationale

Alex Kealy: Rationale

Alex Kealy’s latest Fringe performance is a politically charged, self-deprecating show based on sound political analysis and funny life anecdotes. 

Sofie Hagen: The Bumswing

Sofie Hagen: The Bumswing

Sofie Hagen enters the stage, seemingly nervous despite her extensive experience on the comedy circuit. 

Suzi Ruffell: Dance Like Everyone's Watching

Suzi Ruffell: Dance Like Everyone's Watching

Good comedy doesn’t come out of a comedian being happy, right? Wrong! Suzi Ruffell proves her own point wrong when she begins her show, Dance Like Everyone’s Watching, by sayin… 

Sophie Duker: Venus

Sophie Duker: Venus

“I wanna be woke, but I’m tired. 

Babes / Pigs in the City

Babes / Pigs in the City

What happens when one small-town bumpkin and one Third World brat try to spread their wings and become two cosmopolitan, cool customers? Will they become sophisticated babes? Or ju… 

Simone Belshaw: Goblin and Fiends

Simone Belshaw: Goblin and Fiends

Simone Belshaw presents Goblin and Fiends, a romp into femininity, idiocy, foxes and omelettes. 

The Iceberg Effect

The Iceberg Effect

The 90s: the Spice Girls, New Labour and Titanic. 

Jonathan Hipkiss – At Least We're Out the House

Jonathan Hipkiss – At Least We're Out the House

Nominated for Best New Show at this year’s Leicester Comedy Festival. 

Axolotl: A Poetry Reading

Axolotl: A Poetry Reading

A collection of poems – nay, vignettes – exploring a wide range of subject matter, expertly read by whimsical raconteur, philosophical wordsmith and all-round good guy: Ryan Wa… 

Ishi Khan: I'mMigrant!

Ishi Khan: I'mMigrant!

Ishi Khan: I’mMigrant! A fun comedy show about migration, identity and belonging from award-nominated comedienne. 

Daniel Sloss: X

Daniel Sloss: X

2018’s smash-hit show by Scotland’s internationally acclaimed, award-winning Netflix star (Jigsaw, DARK) returns during its extended worldwide tour! ‘X is a stunner of a show… 

Tommy Tiernan: Paddy Crazy Horse

Tommy Tiernan: Paddy Crazy Horse

Tommy mixes a love of comic rebellion, the poetry of everyday speech and a deep grá for talking, with a refusal to be conscripted into a rational view of the world. 

Cave Women: Work in Progress

Cave Women: Work in Progress

Jessie and Bebe Cave. Sisters. Working out a new show. 

Liam Malone: No Limbits

Liam Malone: No Limbits

Liam Malone, it’s fair to say, is not backwards at coming forwards. 

Jessica Fostekew: Hench

Jessica Fostekew: Hench

Hench is an engaging exploration of female strength in its many forms. 

Desiree Burch: Desiree's Coming Early!

Desiree Burch: Desiree's Coming Early!

In a “day in the life” format of her experiences at Burning Man festival, Desiree Burch intricately tells us the story of her search for sex during an unintentional acid trip. 

Catherine Bohart: Lemon

Catherine Bohart: Lemon

Writing a Fringe show on the premise of an audience member who hated your show last year is a bold move, but Catherine Bohart pulls it off and even manages to make a political poin… 

Apocalypse Comedy Club featuring Mick Neven

Apocalypse Comedy Club featuring Mick Neven

The award-winning Aussie comedian is back with a brand-new show, taking on the end of the world. 

Unladylike

Unladylike

As an Indian-American immigrant living in the Middle East, Arzoo is bombarded with mixed messages on how to be a proper lady. 

Mix and Match Wine Package

Mix and Match Wine Package

An hour of stand-up featuring James Trickey (Chortle Student Comedy runner-up 2018), Imogen Trusselle (Comedy Virgins Prize 2019 semi-finalist) and Pravanya Pillay (Founder and hos… 

Greg Proops: The Smartest Man in the World

Greg Proops: The Smartest Man in the World

See the Proopcast Live in hot Edinburgh. 

Even More Twisted

Even More Twisted

An evolution of his successful 2018 Edinburgh Fringe and Perth Australia Fringe World show Twisted, Aaron Ayjay continues to take you down the dark and twisted road of musical come… 

Even More Twisted

Even More Twisted

An evolution of his successful 2018 Edinburgh Fringe and Perth Australia Fringe World show Twisted, Aaron Ayjay continues to take you down the dark and twisted road of musical come… 

Lauren Pattison : Peachy

Lauren Pattison : Peachy

Following a whirlwind couple of years of awards, nominations, sell-out shows and international touring, Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee 2017 Lauren Pattison returns to… 

Geeks, Stand Up!

Geeks, Stand Up!

This show brings you some of the funniest comedians from around the Fringe to laugh, joke and talk passionately about their favourite geek passions. 

Oxford Revue – Free

Oxford Revue – Free

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

Jane Hill: All I Want

Jane Hill: All I Want

I’m 55. 

Sooz Kempner – Mega Drive

Sooz Kempner – Mega Drive

Sonic might not be the best video game character in the world but moving around at the speed of sound, he has touched many hearts and none more so than Sooz Kempner who brings her … 

Ivo Graham: The Game of Life

Ivo Graham: The Game of Life

Tommy Fury once said “if life is a game, then love is the prize”. 

Isa Bonachera: The Great Emptiness

Isa Bonachera: The Great Emptiness

One day the earth might be so devastated that we might need to leave for a distant planet. 

Mark Watson: I Appreciate You Coming to This and Let's Hope for the Best (Work in Progress)

Mark Watson: I Appreciate You Coming to This and Let's Hope for the Best (Work in Progress)

Watson presents a show that’s no more than 50% ready for public consumption and hopes for the festival’s legendary supportive vibe to carry him through. 

Dan Clark: Work in Progress

Dan Clark: Work in Progress

Dan Clark, star of BBC Three’s cult hit sitcom How Not To Live Your Life and host of the popular podcast Screen Talk, is dusting off his comedy cape* to perform stand-up for the fi… 

Sarah Johnson: Mum's Going to Ibiza

Sarah Johnson: Mum's Going to Ibiza

If you were invited to a 50th birthday party in Ibiza, would you go? Are you a party animal? Can you get a sitter for the kids? Can you get the time off work? Have you got £1k for… 

It Just So Happened – An Alternative History Show

It Just So Happened – An Alternative History Show

In this alternative history show four panellists each deliver an original stand-up comedy set based around an event which happened on the same date as the show at some point in his… 

Long Man Doing Short Jokes, Short Man Doing Long Jokes

Long Man Doing Short Jokes, Short Man Doing Long Jokes

A stand-up showcase featuring purveyor of one-liners and ‘Long Man’, Josh Massen, and storyteller and ‘Short Man’, Phil Green. 

The Chronic Complainer

The Chronic Complainer

Observational stand-up comedy about modern-life oddities delivered with sarcastic, dry and witty humour. 

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. 

1,000 One-Liners in Support of MS Society

1,000 One-Liners in Support of MS Society

Enjoy watching some of the best one-liner comedians at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe rise to the challenge of performing a total of 1,000 of their best one-liners to raise money fo… 

Audible Live

Audible Live

Audible hosts two weeks of completely free live comedy shows, showcasing the finest acts the festival has to offer, all being recorded for the audio series, Audible Live. 

Karl Theobald Essentially: The Book Tour

Karl Theobald Essentially: The Book Tour

Karl Theobald (Hang Ups, Plebs, GameFace, Green Wing) is back in his element, making his long-awaited return to the live comedy arena. 

Joe Zimmerman: Infinite Knowledge

Joe Zimmerman: Infinite Knowledge

In this amazing hour of comedy, Joe will distill what he’s learned about the history of everything and the future of everything, and what it all means. 

DCGK's Chicken Box Pencil Case

DCGK's Chicken Box Pencil Case

Dan Cadey and Gary Knightley’s multipurpose chicken box boasts a lunchtime set menu of succulent ‘not-so-secret recipe’ stand-up, along sides of ‘should this be in here’ musical co… 

Joseph Parsons: Baggy Point

Joseph Parsons: Baggy Point

Joseph Parsons (as seen on Channel 4) presents his uplifting, sell-out show, Baggy Point. 

Rosie Jones: Backward

Rosie Jones: Backward

We first encounter the witty Yorkshire whirlwind that is Rosie Jones, as she bops along to what we assume is a silent disco, as she is adorned with massive red headphones. 

Lucy Porter: Be Prepared

Lucy Porter: Be Prepared

Before even taking the stage, Lucy Porter announces that we’ve won the ‘Sexiest Audience at the Fringe’ award, so you know we’re onside by the time she grabs the mic. 

Joe Zimmerman: Infinite Knowledge

Joe Zimmerman: Infinite Knowledge

In this amazing hour of comedy, Joe will distill what he’s learned about the history of everything and the future of everything, and what it all means. 

Galway Comedy Carnival Showcase

Galway Comedy Carnival Showcase

Official launch of Ireland’s premier comedy festival, featuring top acts from the 2019 programme, including Andrew Maxwell, Terry Alderton and Danny O’Brien. 

Standard Issue Stands Up

Standard Issue Stands Up

Standard Issue, the podcast founded by Sarah Millican, returns to Edinburgh for a fourth year. 

Shane Todd: Work in Progress

Shane Todd: Work in Progress

When you lose a bet with a mate and have to get ‘The Toddfather’ tattooed on your leg you can either have it removed with a laser, or become. 

Sad Tony the Rapper's Sad Tonathon the Rapperthon

Sad Tony the Rapper's Sad Tonathon the Rapperthon

Yes, that’s right reader: it’s me. 

Underbelly's Big Brain Tumour Benefit

Underbelly's Big Brain Tumour Benefit

Join a massive line-up of the biggest names on the Fringe for a raucous evening of comedy to help the fight against brain tumours. 

Deskchair Burlesque

Deskchair Burlesque

Oxford Revue alumnus John Rayner (‘laugh-out-loud. 

Phoebe Robinson: Sorry, Harriet Tubman

Phoebe Robinson: Sorry, Harriet Tubman

Best known as the co-creator and co-star of hit podcast 2 Dope Queens, interviewing the likes of Jon Stewart, Tig Nataro and Michelle Obama to name just a few. 

(No) Money in the Bank

(No) Money in the Bank

The wrestling double act, Thom Bee and Andrew Marsh, return! Thom and Andrew are forming the first-ever comedy tag-team and are going to use all the elements of tag-team wrestling … 

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. 

Accessibility Gala

Accessibility Gala

Disability access at the Fringe is a joke. 

Reeks of Desperation

Reeks of Desperation

This one-woman solo comedy show investigates the longest-standing question of the known universe: why am I still f*cking single? While it’s probably her own fault, Madeline’s d… 

Chortle Student Comedy Award Final

Chortle Student Comedy Award Final

Hundreds entered, only a handful survive – now one will be crowned Britain’s Funniest Student 2019. 

Laughing For Palestine with Seann Walsh

Laughing For Palestine with Seann Walsh

Have a laugh and help raise money for ICAHD UK: Resisting Apartheid, Building a Shared Democracy. 

Geoff Norcott: Work in Progress

Geoff Norcott: Work in Progress

The star of BBC2’s The Mash Report, Live at the Apollo, Mock the Week and his own BBC Radio 4 special returns to the Fringe. 

Ed Gamble: Work in Progress

Ed Gamble: Work in Progress

Hi guys, Ed here. 

Karl Theobald Essentially: The Book Tour

Karl Theobald Essentially: The Book Tour

Karl Theobald (Hang Ups, Plebs, GameFace, Green Wing) is back in his element, making his long-awaited return to the live comedy arena. 

Craig Ferguson: Hobo Fabulous

Craig Ferguson: Hobo Fabulous

Craig Ferguson, the Grammy-nominated, Emmy and Peabody Award-winning star of CBS’ The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and SiriusXM’s The Craig Ferguson Show, brings the wildly s… 

Alice-India: Sorry I'm So Great or Whatever (WiP)

Alice-India: Sorry I'm So Great or Whatever (WiP)

‘Bold, subversive and dominant’ (ObjectivelyFunny. 

Sets in the City – Free

Sets in the City – Free

Hey, you! Don’t watch that! Watch this! Another stand-up show from some comedians you don’t know! Featuring an amalgam of stand-ups from diverse backgrounds and influences and an M… 

Lost Voice Guy: I'm Only in It for the Parking

Lost Voice Guy: I'm Only in It for the Parking

Following the unprecedented success of his appearance on the final of Britain’s Got Talent 2018, BBC New Comedy Award winner and star and writer of BBC Radio 4’s comedy series Abil… 

Girl Stuff

Girl Stuff

Sweden’s top female comedian Josefin Johansson, TV presenter and singer takes her sold-out show Girl Stuff abroad for the first time. 

Helen Bauer: Little Miss Baby Angel Face

Helen Bauer: Little Miss Baby Angel Face

Helen Bauer hits the Fringe hard with this compelling comedy debut which is slick, sassy and super satisfying. 

John Hastings: 10 John Hastings I Hate About You

John Hastings: 10 John Hastings I Hate About You

John Hastings is back at the Fringe and has moved out of his regular haunt, the Pleasance Courtyard, to a more homely Monkey Barrel. 

Flo & Joan: Before the Screaming Starts

Flo & Joan: Before the Screaming Starts

Nicola and Rosie Dempsey (aka: Flo & Joan) walk out to polite applause before stumbling through the intro bars of their opening number. 

Eleanor Conway: You May Recognise Me From Tinder

Eleanor Conway: You May Recognise Me From Tinder

Eleanor Conway's vagina has a name (Jenny), and this is important to know. 

Laugh 4 Change Comedy Fundraiser

Laugh 4 Change Comedy Fundraiser

The Laugh 4 Change Comedy Fundraiser features some of the best comedians on the circuit who will come together for an hour of stand-up comedy in support of refugee action. 

Elliot Wengler – Solo: An Elliot Wengler Story

Elliot Wengler – Solo: An Elliot Wengler Story

Elliot Wengler lives at home in a village in the middle of nowhere and is fine with that. 

Susie McCabe: Domestic Disaster

Susie McCabe: Domestic Disaster

Susie McCabe strolls on stage, observing that she’s never felt more like a sex worker since being crushed inside the shipping container that is Assembly’s Blue Room. 

Grace Campbell: Why I'm Never Going Into Politics

Grace Campbell: Why I'm Never Going Into Politics

Everyone is at the Gilded Balloon to catch a glimpse of Alistair Campbell’s daughter, and Grace by name - but not by nature - gives us everything we want and so much more. 

Bec Hill: I'll Be Bec

Bec Hill: I'll Be Bec

If you’ve not experienced Bec Hill live yet, then I have some bad news for you, my friend – your life has yet to reach its maximum for potential happiness. 

Jimeoin: Ramble On... Some More!

Jimeoin: Ramble On... Some More!

Later! Ramblier! Jimeoin’s 26th Fringe! ‘Inspired ramblings. 

Mark Watson: The Infinite Show

Mark Watson: The Infinite Show

Cluster-bombed with yoghurt on Taskmaster, half-killed by Bear Grylls on Celebrity Island, scrawny Fringe legend Watson returns with his show about empathy: one of the top-ten best… 

Rosie Jones: Backward

Rosie Jones: Backward

After a sell-out debut hour Rosie “triple threat” Jones returns to the Fringe with a big question: am I backwards, or are they? She explores the hilarious difficulties of navigatin… 

Hayley Ellis: Nobody Puts Hayley in a Corner

Hayley Ellis: Nobody Puts Hayley in a Corner

As featured in the top Edinburgh Fringe jokes of all time in The Scotsman, The Independent and The Mirror. 

Stewart Lee: Wok In Progress

Stewart Lee: Wok In Progress

Notes towards a new show from ‘the world’s greatest living stand-up’ (Times). 

Robin Boot's Rockomedy: Punderstruck

Robin Boot's Rockomedy: Punderstruck

A rock guitar-playing punsmith may sound like it has a niche appeal to a certain type of Fringegoer, but Robin Boot’s early afternoon show in Whistlebinkies managed to pull in a … 

David O'Doherty: Ultrasound

David O'Doherty: Ultrasound

There’s only one person who could compel people from their homes on a day when the rain is coming down in sheets and thunder crashes less than three Mississippi’s away. 

Mawaan Rizwan: Werk in Progress

Mawaan Rizwan: Werk in Progress

After a sell-out Fringe, Mawaan (BBC Three, Netflix) is back to shape a new bonkers show. 

An Objectively Funny Night

An Objectively Funny Night

A fundraiser for your new favourite production company’s mental health partnership with CALM, providing and raising awareness for services to support performers at the Fringe. 

Gummy Bears

Gummy Bears

Adam Brides (Max Turner Competition finalist) and David Anthony (Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year semi-finalist) join forces for an extravaganza of comedy and storytelling… 

Sarah Keyworth: Pacific

Sarah Keyworth: Pacific

Keyworth has become something of an internet sensation in the last year, and her performance showcases a very confident and comfortable performer, owning her space and her audience… 

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

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

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

Jen Brister – Under Privilege

Jen Brister – Under Privilege

Brister presents an hour’s whistle stop tour on the nature of privilege, and how we can stop it creating ‘total bell ends’. 

Jon Long: Planet-Killing Machine

Jon Long: Planet-Killing Machine

There are lots of words you can use to describe Jon Long, purveyor of clever gags and witty songs. 

Barnardo's Big Comedy Benefit

Barnardo's Big Comedy Benefit

Join us for an evening of stand-up comedy to raise funds for Barnardo’s. 

The Salon

The Salon

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

Shattered

Shattered

As a reviewer, there are several situations that I normally hope to avoid while covering the Fringe: it may surprise you, given that essentially I’m here to force my opinion on you… 

Sara Barron: Enemies Closer

Sara Barron: Enemies Closer

Sara Barron returns to the Fringe after a bumper year in 2018 where her show For Worse as nominated for Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcommer. 

Sam See: Coming Out Loud

Sam See: Coming Out Loud

It’s a fact of life that any standup on the Fringe who is neither white nor straight is likely required to spend at least part of their show addressing it. 

Nath Valvo: I'm Happy for You

Nath Valvo: I'm Happy for You

Nath Valvo can really get a room worked up. 

Mark Nelson: Brexit Wounds

Mark Nelson: Brexit Wounds

Mark Nelson struts on stage to banging Rammstein industrial metal, plunging headfirst into a heady rhetoric on Brexit. 

Phil Wang: Philly Philly Wang Wang

Phil Wang: Philly Philly Wang Wang

Phil Wang needs this more than us, or so he tells the packed Pleasance venue he’s playing this year. 

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. 

Pete Nash: Where's My Money?

Pete Nash: Where's My Money?

Five years ago, Pete Nash was about to board a plane to Silicon Valley to sell his business for seven figures. 

110% John Kearns and Pat Cahill

110% John Kearns and Pat Cahill

I, John Kearns, and I, Pat Cahill, join hands to present our messy, loving, self-flagellant off-Broadway show, 110%. 

Late'n'Live

Late'n'Live

The original, wildest and latest of the late-night comedy shows is back for its 33rd year, showcasing unadulterated comedy mayhem to tickle the fancy of every twisted night owl. 

Depthless Observations

Depthless Observations

Ollie and Josh are two lovely guys, who it’d be a pleasure to spend an afternoon with. 

Laura Lexx: Knee Jerk

Laura Lexx: Knee Jerk

Laura Lexx is back with twice the energy and three times the sparkle, courting controversy with her own brand of comicality. 

Yuriko Kotani: Somosomo

Yuriko Kotani: Somosomo

It is common to see stand-up comedians at the Edinburgh Fringe be either unnecessarily controversial or unimaginatively bland. 

Marcus Brigstocke: Devil May Care

Marcus Brigstocke: Devil May Care

In a festival where comedians eager to share their personal histories, foibles and perspectives on the world can oft seem ten-a-penny, it makes a pleasant change of pace to spend a… 

Jayde Adams: The Ballad of Kylie Jenner's Old Face

Jayde Adams: The Ballad of Kylie Jenner's Old Face

Jayde Adams is back and this time it’s serious. 

Japanese Sweet Wasabi: No Mask Required!

Japanese Sweet Wasabi: No Mask Required!

Kilara Sen, a female Japanese comedian from Tokyo, won’t wear surgical masks like other Japanese! This is her debut one-hour show on the Fringe. 

Jason Byrne: Wrecked but Ready

Jason Byrne: Wrecked but Ready

Jason Byrne returns with his brand-new show, Wrecked but Ready. 

Iain Stirling: Work in Progress

Iain Stirling: Work in Progress

BAFTA Award-winning comedian Iain Stirling returns to the Fringe following a sell-out tour, with a load of new jokes, read off notes. 

An Evening with Savvy B

An Evening with Savvy B

Hannah Walker and her alter ego, Savvy B, take a comic look at who we become when we drink and what it takes to sparkle. 

Craig and Darren Give Away Free Nachos

Craig and Darren Give Away Free Nachos

Craig and Darren are some nice boys who hit the jackpot when their venue agreed to let them give away free nachos at every performance they do. 

Maisie Adam: Hang Fire

Maisie Adam: Hang Fire

On stage, six pieces of paper, fixed by clips, are suspended on a washing line. 

Chris Parker: Camp Binch

Chris Parker: Camp Binch

"I could be one of the Boys," New Zealander Chris Parker sings ecstatically at the start of Camp Binch, wearing a shirt and leggings echoing Elaine Stritch's iconic o… 

Zach Zimmerman: Clean Comedy

Zach Zimmerman: Clean Comedy

New Yorker Zach Zimmerman packs a breath-taking number of laughs into his 50-minute slot; delivering a narrative about the relationship with his mother at a speed that leaves no ti… 

Emma Shaw: Help

Emma Shaw: Help

Emma Shaw needs help. 

Cerys Bradley and Rachel Wheeley: The Unfortunate Bisexual

Cerys Bradley and Rachel Wheeley: The Unfortunate Bisexual

What does it mean to be bisexual? No, actually, what does it mean? Are we doing it right? How can you tell? Join us for an hour of comedy as confusing as coming out. 

Jocks, Geordies and Aussies

Jocks, Geordies and Aussies

The finest Geordie, Scottish and Australian comedians come together for a fantastic hour of stand-up comedy. 

So You Think You're Funny? Semi-Finals

So You Think You're Funny? Semi-Finals

The UK’s biggest and best comedy newcomer competition is back for its 32nd year at the Fringe! After months of regional heats, come see the funniest of the hundreds of applicants a… 

Bring Back the 80s

Bring Back the 80s

Join award-winning comedian James Alderson as he takes a hilarious double A-sided trip down memory lane to see if it really is better now than in the 80s, before he gets much older… 

Terry Alderton: Bingo Bango

Terry Alderton: Bingo Bango

‘The comedy thrill of a lifetime’ ***** (Scotsman). 

Annie McGrath: Shepherd

Annie McGrath: Shepherd

Deadpan comic Annie McGrath returns with her third stand-up show. 

Harry Carr: Neighbourhood Watch

Harry Carr: Neighbourhood Watch

Hi neighbours, key agenda items for tonight’s meeting: 1. 

Shappi Khorsandi: Skittish Warrior... Confessions of a Club Comic

Shappi Khorsandi: Skittish Warrior... Confessions of a Club Comic

Comedian, author and, most recently, idiot who agreed to be tortured on I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!, Shappi is a woman of many parts. 

Ashes: A Comedy Showdown

Ashes: A Comedy Showdown

Australia’s top comedians take on England’s best in a five-test comedy series to claim the Comedy Ashes. 

The Best of Northern

The Best of Northern

North East comedians on one exclusive line-up! Hot on the heels of our popular compilation showcases, it felt only right to bring you some of finest comics who regularly stand-up a… 

Pussies

Pussies

Collective noun: cats, kittens, vaginas. 

Can You Throw This in the Bin for Me?

Can You Throw This in the Bin for Me?

An English lawyer, a German IT guy, and an Israeli TV writer throw away their life to entertain you. 

We're Sorry (Canadian Comedy Showcase)

We're Sorry (Canadian Comedy Showcase)

Back in Edinburgh for its fifth year, We’re Sorry! A rotating showcase of Canadian comedians in town for the Fringe. 

Just the Tonic Comedy Club – Midnight Show

Just the Tonic Comedy Club – Midnight Show

‘Consistently boasting the most interesting line-ups in the country’ (Times). The best acts from the Fringe come and mooch about and make you laugh at midnight. 

Leo Kearse: Transgressive

Leo Kearse: Transgressive

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

Encyclopedia of Kitchen Comedy Essays by Larry Tadlock

Encyclopedia of Kitchen Comedy Essays by Larry Tadlock

Essays about growing up a Texan cattle-raising milk-drinking gay baptist, to become a barefoot plant-based health coach. 

Arson in the Queen's Swans

Arson in the Queen's Swans

Free Fringe founder and Comedy Awards Panel Prize winner (2009) PBH returns after illness to serve up waffle, scrud, bilge, tosh and gibbering drivel. 

Will Rowland: Cocoon

Will Rowland: Cocoon

Highly anticipated debut hour from a uniquely silly and cerebral stand-up. 

Gareth Richards: 40 Years in the Wilderness

Gareth Richards: 40 Years in the Wilderness

Join Gareth Richards, Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards best newcomer nominee 2010 for his ninth stand-up comedy show, with some hilarious songs played on the Q Chord. 

Neil O'Rourke: Thump

Neil O'Rourke: Thump

A nice boy tries his best. 

Adam Flood and Blake AJ: Joke Boys

Adam Flood and Blake AJ: Joke Boys

A stand-up comedy show with two halves, by two comedians united by the powerful force of convenience. 

Sundeep Bhardwaj: Father Figure

Sundeep Bhardwaj: Father Figure

‘Dad, you’re going to hell. 

Howl Comedy Club Free Showcase

Howl Comedy Club Free Showcase

Ever been to a really well-run comedy club? Watch an hour of pro comedy for free instead of the £10 charge outside of the Fringe. 

Australian Beauty

Australian Beauty

Jacques Barrett, Bart Freebairn and Mick Neven – three of Australia’s finest headline acts, finally teaming up for a three-pronged 8pm comedy assault. 

Deepu Dileepan: The Outsider

Deepu Dileepan: The Outsider

Deepu Dileepan presents a string of wildly hilarious stories that deconstructs belongingness in present day society. 

Jamie Fraser and Maybe Someone Else, I Don't Know

Jamie Fraser and Maybe Someone Else, I Don't Know

Jamie (‘Hilarious’ (List), ‘ridiculously hilarious’ (Skinny), ‘utterly hilarious’ (Telegraph)) Fraser brings you a laugh at lunchtime, featuring a rotating cast of his funny and ni… 

Russell Howard: Work in Progress

Russell Howard: Work in Progress

Russell performs his work-in-progress show testing new material. 

Random Bag Check

Random Bag Check

Sadia is a British Asian comedian from London tackling sex, relationships and identity in her no-holds-barred style. 

Jacques Barrett in Boom-Jacqua-Laka!

Jacques Barrett in Boom-Jacqua-Laka!

2019 sees our (your) Jacques enter his 10th year as a full-time comic. 

Science Idiot

Science Idiot

Ruth Hunter grew up in Ireland in the 90s and was frankly disappointed when the millennium bug didn’t take effect. 

Simply Filthy

Simply Filthy

Is Laura Fell mental or an absolute legend? Come find out. 

Reality Sucks!

Reality Sucks!

Nav Chima grew up so poor she lived in a discarded soda can. 

2019 Greek Comedian of the Year: George Zacharopoulos

2019 Greek Comedian of the Year: George Zacharopoulos

Born in Greece and living in the UK, George is a UK, Europe and Australia comedy club favourite, appearing on BBC One and Sky. 

Ferris Bueller's Way Of...

Ferris Bueller's Way Of...

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. 

Bald Man Sings Rihanna

Bald Man Sings Rihanna

Ever heard a bald man sing Rihanna? Back for a fourth year at the Fringe, as seen at the biggest comedy clubs in the world including Caroline’s on Broadway in NYC and Yuk Yuk’s in … 

Actually, Totes Amaze

Actually, Totes Amaze

Successful women doing the 9 to 5. 

Dino Wiand – Half Trans

Dino Wiand – Half Trans

Inspired in part by Andy Kaufman, Mitch Hedberg, Steven Wright, Tommy Cooper and Jaques Tati, Dino’s surrealist madcap experimental stand-up comedy is the catalyst to tell various … 

Celeste Barber: Challenge Accepted

Celeste Barber: Challenge Accepted

Actor, comedian and social media superstar Celeste Barber is the self-proclaimed queen of everyday sophistication and low-budget lifestyle aspiration. 

Paul Savage: Shame Spiral

Paul Savage: Shame Spiral

Paul Savage is no stranger to shame. 

Jim and Dave Have Lost the Dressing Room

Jim and Dave Have Lost the Dressing Room

Stars of The Football Show on YahooSport, Jim and Dave perform a comedy show about the beautiful game. 

Katie Pritchard: Storm Stud

Katie Pritchard: Storm Stud

Brand-new musical comedy show from carnage wielding, storm stud of a snazzy idiot: Katie Pritchard. 

Danny Ward: Danny's Got Talent

Danny Ward: Danny's Got Talent

Following a short run at The London Palladium I return to the Fringe for the 10th time. 

Jack Barry: Alien

Jack Barry: Alien

Your best friend (and acclaimed stand-up) Jack Barry is worried about you. 

A Time Slot with Ger Staunton

A Time Slot with Ger Staunton

Described last year as the best-kept secret of the Fringe, one of Ireland’s best comedy writers returns with another brand-new show. 

Scot Roast – Afterburn

Scot Roast – Afterburn

A true revolution and reinvention of the roast show format! Join us in the late hours for Scot Roast: Afterburn. 

In Bread with Joseph Emslie (Work in Progress)

In Bread with Joseph Emslie (Work in Progress)

In this 45-minute work-in-progress show Joseph attempts to separate the wheat from the chaff. 

Jay Handley – White Jesus 2: Resurrection

Jay Handley – White Jesus 2: Resurrection

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

Nick Doody: I Will Milk You

Nick Doody: I Will Milk You

From 2018 audience reviews: ‘He milked me. 

Barely There

Barely There

Join Mary O’Connell and Patrick Healy for an hour of laughs and insights into their underwhelming lives. 

Worst Show on the Fringe – Free

Worst Show on the Fringe – Free

Russell Howard, Miranda Hart, Tim Minchin. 

Better Than Dying Alone

Better Than Dying Alone

Ménage à trois. 

Tom Glover – A Glover Not a Fighter

Tom Glover – A Glover Not a Fighter

Best New Show nominee – Leicester Comedy Festival 2019. 

Joe Sutherland: Sour

Joe Sutherland: Sour

Top Ten Best Reviewed Shows, Edinburgh 2018 (Comedy. 

David Tsonos: Around the World With Flat Stanley

David Tsonos: Around the World With Flat Stanley

When you are given a class project of Flat Stanley who better than your stand-up comedian Uncle Dave to do it for you. 

Angel Comedy Showcase

Angel Comedy Showcase

Award-winning Angel Comedy (Best Venue in the UK 2015, 2017 Chortle Awards) brings a whole new showcase of acts to Edinburgh for the fourth consecutive year – after four sell-out… 

Jamie Fraser and Maybe Someone Else, I Don't Know

Jamie Fraser and Maybe Someone Else, I Don't Know

Jamie (‘Hilarious’ (List), ‘ridiculously hilarious’ (Skinny), ‘utterly hilarious’ (Telegraph)) Fraser brings you a laugh at lunchtime, featuring a rotating cast of his funny and ni… 

Jack Harris and Rajiv Karia: The Squeeze

Jack Harris and Rajiv Karia: The Squeeze

Squeeze in with two talented up-and-coming comedians. 

Patrick Spicer: Now I've Seen Anything

Patrick Spicer: Now I've Seen Anything

Undeniably nice young man stands around for 45 minutes, prompting a good time and the temporary approval of himself. 

Arnab Chanda: Boy From Earth

Arnab Chanda: Boy From Earth

The debut stand-up hour from Arnab Chanda (Russell Howard’s Good News, BBC’s Pls Like, 2018 Writers Guild nominee) who was born in Yorkshire, but grew up abroad, but lives in Londo… 

Steffan Alun and Support: You Can't Escape Free Stand-Up

Steffan Alun and Support: You Can't Escape Free Stand-Up

The Welsh optimist returns to the festival – and this year, he’s been trying to escape. 

Richard Wright Is Just Happy to be Involved

Richard Wright Is Just Happy to be Involved

Richard Wright is just happy to be involved. 

Colin Chadwick: Quick Thinker

Colin Chadwick: Quick Thinker

Irish comedian Colin Chadwick is a quick thinker. 

Alternative Comedy Memorial Society (ACMS)

Alternative Comedy Memorial Society (ACMS)

A hothouse bursting with dazzling new comedy blooms (metaphorical), we present a ludicrous, bountiful plenitude of guests, hosted by an ever-changing line-up of Thom Tuck, John-Luk… 

Peter Brush: Present. Tense.

Peter Brush: Present. Tense.

Awkward jokesmith Peter Brush returns to the Fringe with his hot takes on meditation, sexist babies, robot wives and why he’ll be donating his eyeballs to criminals after he dies… 

I Can Cure... (With Subtext)

I Can Cure... (With Subtext)

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

The Artist Currently Known as Chris Chopping

The Artist Currently Known as Chris Chopping

Chris returns to the Fringe with his third solo show. 

Action Figure Archive With Steve McLean

Action Figure Archive With Steve McLean

The 2018 critically acclaimed show is back, updated and longer! What’s the difference between an action figure and a collectable? Steve opens his toy box and looks at your childhoo… 

Late'n'Live

Late'n'Live

The original, wildest and latest of the late-night comedy shows is back for its 33rd year, showcasing unadulterated comedy mayhem to tickle the fancy of every twisted night owl. 

About Comedy: Stand-Up Comedy Courses

About Comedy: Stand-Up Comedy Courses

Learn the skills and art of stand-up comedy performance on this two-day intensive comedy training course. 

Mocking a Murderer

Mocking a Murderer

Nigel Lovell went to school with a murderer. 

Harun Musho'd: Dark Side of Harun

Harun Musho'd: Dark Side of Harun

Harun Musho’d’s second solo stand-up show compares life and events in the 70s and today. 

Omid Djalili: Work in Progress

Omid Djalili: Work in Progress

Legendary festival favourite, stand-up comedian, film and television star Omid Djalili returns for eight shows only. 

Oxford Revue – Free

Oxford Revue – Free

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

Apocalypse Comedy Club featuring Mick Neven

Apocalypse Comedy Club featuring Mick Neven

The award-winning Aussie comedian is back with a brand-new show, taking on the end of the world. 

For He's a Jolly Goodfellow

For He's a Jolly Goodfellow

From standstill to stand-up in two years. 

Jew-O-Rama

Jew-O-Rama

After a sell-out run at the Camden Fringe 2017 and four-star reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018, Jew-O-Rama returns to Edinburgh bringing you the best Jewish stand-up comedy at t… 

Tom Little – Chronically Underachieving Loser and Wasteman

Tom Little – Chronically Underachieving Loser and Wasteman

Tom Little won the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2015 and never stopped going on about it. 

Hancock and Hooper's Excellent Adventure

Hancock and Hooper's Excellent Adventure

At Miskatonic Time Travel University two lecturers await news of a study grant. 

Alexander Bennett: They Call Me Daddy Punchlines

Alexander Bennett: They Call Me Daddy Punchlines

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

Joe Wells Doesn't Want to Do Political Comedy Anymore!

Joe Wells Doesn't Want to Do Political Comedy Anymore!

The news is too horrible to joke about, so Joe’s looking for a new shtick. 

Maureen Younger: Out of Sync

Maureen Younger: Out of Sync

Maureen Younger is feeling at odds with the world. 

Pleasance Newcomer Comedy Gala

Pleasance Newcomer Comedy Gala

A one-off comedy extravaganza! For the past 35 years, the Pleasance has been the home of new comedy talent in Edinburgh. 

Australia: A Whinging Pom's Guide

Australia: A Whinging Pom's Guide

The funny side of Australia. 

Best of the Fest... Later

Best of the Fest... Later

You loved the original so much, we’re doing it twice! The best mixed-bill comedy night in Edinburgh heads back to its birthplace, so now there’s two late-night chances to catch you… 

Stella Graham: Sneaky Little Bitch

Stella Graham: Sneaky Little Bitch

Stella’s caught between two angry mothers, which is the greater force? One explodes into a violent eruption at a moment’s notice (her mother) and then, there’s Mother Nature who ju… 

Straight Outta Estonia

Straight Outta Estonia

For the very first time at the Edinburgh Fringe, Estonian stand-up comedians are performing their own show, all in English! Straight Outta Estonia is a stand-up comedy showcase fro… 

Mark Cram: Centaur

Mark Cram: Centaur

Being dumped is hard. 

Monster Gay

Monster Gay

I’m back with a new show delving into all the things I hate about myself, in under an hour! From my ‘gay voice’ to my fat arse; I’m learning how scary it can be to love you… 

Ruby Carr's Birthday Party (WIP)

Ruby Carr's Birthday Party (WIP)

Ruby is having her birthday party and all of Edinburgh is invited. 

Where Are You Really From?

Where Are You Really From?

Lubna explores her identity as a Scottish Pakistani muslim women living in a world dominated by fat, blonde, white men. 

Josh Baulf: Boy

Josh Baulf: Boy

As a boy, Josh Baulf aspired to be a lad. 

Everybody Be Cool, This Is a Comedy

Everybody Be Cool, This Is a Comedy

The comedy heist of the year! Hot off the London circuit, Will Preston (South Coast Comedian of the Year semi-finalist) and Ben Peel (So You Think You’re Funny? semi-finalist and s… 

Eleanor Tiernan: Enjoying the Spotlight Responsibly

Eleanor Tiernan: Enjoying the Spotlight Responsibly

Curled in up bed, Eleanor binge-watches true crime, completely insulated from the actual crime outside her door. 

3 Rule-Abiding Rebels

3 Rule-Abiding Rebels

Three comics, one hour, absolute mischief. 

Alcohol-Free Craic

Alcohol-Free Craic

What’s better than one stand-up comedian for free? That’s right, two stand-up comedians for free. 

Who’s the Daddy Pig?

Who’s the Daddy Pig?

Having played Daddy Pig in Peppa Pig, when Philip became a dad surely there was only one expert to turn to for parenting advice? Yes, that’s right, you’re not misreading this; … 

Evil Queen Rules!

Evil Queen Rules!

The evil queen usually gets bad press, but not in this show. 

Sarah Southern: Tentatively Tory

Sarah Southern: Tentatively Tory

Sarah Southern had her political awakening very early: at three she was dressing up as Maggie! She worked at the heart of the political machine and her story of elections, campaign… 

Elliot Steel: Merked

Elliot Steel: Merked

Elliot has done a sober stint, completed a Roast Battle with his dad and got merked in a Muay Thai fight. 

Too Ugly for Love Island

Too Ugly for Love Island

How do you find love if you’re too ugly for Love Island? According to Nicola’s mother you contact the Daily Mail. 

A Sense of Tumour Makes Everything Alt-Right

A Sense of Tumour Makes Everything Alt-Right

A cancer diagnosis reveals a suicidal boob. 

Adrian Minkowicz: Brown Privilege

Adrian Minkowicz: Brown Privilege

The Argentinean, New York-based comedian explores how the concept of privilege works around the world and challenges the existence of white privilege. 

Daniel Cook and Rose Johnson: Two Gorgeous Stand-Ups

Daniel Cook and Rose Johnson: Two Gorgeous Stand-Ups

An hour of gorgeous stand-up from two gorgeous comedians. 

Best Boy in Ireland

Best Boy in Ireland

Michael Rice takes you on a hilariously raw and honest journey from a farm in rural Ireland to the big city lights of Chicago and back again. 

Blazers Presents Comedy

Blazers Presents Comedy

Following on from their success in London, Blazers Comedy brings you an outstanding mixed bill from a plethora of hot-to-trot, up-and-coming, award-winning stand-up comedians, seen… 

Sundeep Bhardwaj: Father Figure

Sundeep Bhardwaj: Father Figure

‘Dad, you’re going to hell. 

Brett Johnson: Poly-Theist

Brett Johnson: Poly-Theist

Brett Johnson’s Poly-Theist is a charming and quirky peek into the world of polyamory. 

Global Comedy Club

Global Comedy Club

Global Comedy Club: showcasing some of the best up-and-coming comedians on the circuit. 

The Edinburgh Revue Stand-Up Show

The Edinburgh Revue Stand-Up Show

The Edinburgh Revue returns for its 10th Fringe, bringing you 50 minutes of ‘brave, intelligent, and inventive’ (BroadwayBaby. 

Nobody Likes You When You’re 33

Nobody Likes You When You’re 33

Thom Bee and Andrew Marsh don’t know what to do now their 20s are over. 

Made in Spain 2

Made in Spain 2

Sonia Aste is a Spaniard living in the UK who insists, ‘It’s not all fiesta and siesta! We get miserable too!’ Nobody’s listening. 

Hesitation Remarks

Hesitation Remarks

Chortle Student Comedy Award semi-finalist 2019, Chrissy Ross brings his debut show of fast-paced, surreal, adult-themed and anecdotal stand-up to Edinburgh. 

Oleg Denisov: Russian Troll

Oleg Denisov: Russian Troll

Days of myths, fairy tales and privacy are gone. 

Mistaken

Mistaken

Was Liam Neeson, the star of Taken, mistaken to say what he said? Is he racist? Was he racist? What is racist? Does any of this matter? After painstaking research on Facebook Antho… 

Polenta and Sage Take to the Stage

Polenta and Sage Take to the Stage

Polenta and Sage Take to the Stage is a fusion of character stand-up and improv comedy with some audience participation. 

John Kearns: Double Take and Fade Away

John Kearns: Double Take and Fade Away

Double Edinburgh Comedy Award winner presents his fourth show. 

Shut It Down Carol

Shut It Down Carol

Hello, my name is Edd Hedges. 

Jerry Sadowitz: Comedian, Magician, Psychopath 2019

Jerry Sadowitz: Comedian, Magician, Psychopath 2019

Jerry Sadowitz, Britain’s favourite comedian, is back! Yes, the man with no visible demograph returns to make you laugh while simultaneously parting you of hard earned cash! Affect… 

Sajeela Kershi: Fights Like a Girl!

Sajeela Kershi: Fights Like a Girl!

Multi award-winning comedian/activist, putting up her dukes and picking her battles! Trump, terrorists and everything in between. 

Ari Eldjárn: Eagle Fire Iron

Ari Eldjárn: Eagle Fire Iron

As seen on Mock the Week. 

2 Truths, 1 Lie

2 Truths, 1 Lie

Funny, but is it true? Three comedians step on stage. Two are telling the truth, one is a big fat liar. Can you tell who…?  

Stand-Up Edinburgh

Stand-Up Edinburgh

You’re at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the biggest arts festival in the world – come see a showcase of the comedians that perform in Edinburgh year round. 

An Evening with Savvy B

An Evening with Savvy B

Hannah Walker and her alter ego, Savvy B, take a comic look at who we become when we drink and what it takes to sparkle. 

The 30-Year-Old Virgo

The 30-Year-Old Virgo

Help Michelle celebrate her first time. 

Boycotted: Comedy from Israel

Boycotted: Comedy from Israel

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

The Stand Late Club

The Stand Late Club

‘This is late-night comedy at its finest’ **** (BroadwayBaby. 

Gavin Webster's Comedy Results

Gavin Webster's Comedy Results

How did everyone’s show go at the Fringe today? Who tanked? Who triumphed? Who was bang average? Gavin Webster and guests discuss the day’s comedy news in a lighthearted way. 

Our Mums Wouldn't Watch This

Our Mums Wouldn't Watch This

These three comedians have caused their mothers endless stress and worry, and you will be in no doubt as to why once you’ve seen their show. 

The Stand's Pick of the Fringe

The Stand's Pick of the Fringe

The Stand Comedy Club’s hand-picked selection of great comedy at the Fringe at The Stand’s New Town Theatre almost every Friday and Saturday night. 

Susan Riddell: Duvet Day

Susan Riddell: Duvet Day

‘A Scottish talent on the rise’ (Scotsman). 

Stand-Up Edinburgh

Stand-Up Edinburgh

You’re at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the biggest arts festival in the world – come see a showcase of the comedians that perform in Edinburgh year round. 

50% Canadian, 100% Crazy, Let's Laugh Again

50% Canadian, 100% Crazy, Let's Laugh Again

After travelling the world with her first solo show 50% Canadian, 100% Crazy, Let’s Laugh, a lot had changed in Michelle’s life. 

50% Canadian, 100 % Crazy, Let's Laugh

50% Canadian, 100 % Crazy, Let's Laugh

Show about family, taking risks and embracing change, Michelle unexpectedly fell into the world of comedy. 

Nathan Hurd: Colour Blind

Nathan Hurd: Colour Blind

Nathan Hurd: Colour Blind is a show not to miss. 

Headless

Headless

Enjoy the funny, macabre, scary ways down the centuries we’ve separated the head from the body as the ultimate symbol of a divided self in a fractured world’s search for identity, … 

Lenny Sherman: Have Fun

Lenny Sherman: Have Fun

Fresh from his recent roles in Channel 4’s comedy Ministry of Justice and numerous BBC Three Quickies, loveable Cockney geezer Lenny Sherman brings his barrel of laughs to the Edin… 

An Evening With Lee Trundle

An Evening With Lee Trundle

An Evening with Lee Trundle, with Francis Breen: Lee Trundle is cancelled. 

Adventures Of A Happy Man

Adventures Of A Happy Man

Is Britain happy? Are we trapped in a bubble of despair? Comedian Aidan Goatley is on a mission to find out by going to the centre of all 105 counties in the UK and asking a simple… 

How To Not Die

How To Not Die

Bylgja is an Icelandic anxiety ridden hypochondriac but at the same time so extremely clumsy she requires monthly hospital visits. 

Simon Caine: Every Room Becomes a Panic Room When You Overthink Enough

Simon Caine: Every Room Becomes a Panic Room When You Overthink Enough

Are you an overthinker? Then this is the comedy show for you. 

Tree Fiddy

Tree Fiddy

A mixed bill show with hand-picked top comics. Each night has a different topical theme with a medal going for the nights best joke! Goddamn Loch Ness Monsta! 

Laugh Till It Hurts: A BDSM Comedy Show

Laugh Till It Hurts: A BDSM Comedy Show

Like 50 Shades Of Grey, but funny on purpose. 

Scotland's Pick of the Fringe

Scotland's Pick of the Fringe

The Scottish Comedy Festival’s official Pick of the Fringe showcase returns for a eighth hilarious year with another phenomenal hand-picked selection of our favourite acts from a… 

Trevor Lewis Presents: A Stand-Up for the Mystery Hour

Trevor Lewis Presents: A Stand-Up for the Mystery Hour

Direct from great success in Australia, A Stand-Up for the Mystery Hour is a show like no other. 

Predictably Irrational

Predictably Irrational

Why do we still have a headache after taking a 1p aspirin which disappears when we take a 50p one? And why are we attracted to a 2for1 meal discount but fail to save for a pension?… 

A Comedy Brunch 3

A Comedy Brunch 3

Start your day with a third installment of comedy from Neil Harris, a quickly ascending comedian who finished runner-up in Hilarity Bites New Act of the Year 2017 and supported Tom… 

Daniel and Ralph Won't Talk About Brexit

Daniel and Ralph Won't Talk About Brexit

Fresh from selling out their Glasgow Comedy Festival show for two successive years, Daniel and Ralph are bringing their show to the Edinburgh Fringe! Join us – two Scottish comed… 

Stephen K Amos: Work in Progress

Stephen K Amos: Work in Progress

Fresh from touring the UK and Australia, the feel-good comedy maestro. 

The Rabbi Preaches – David Kilimnick the Honest Rabbi

The Rabbi Preaches – David Kilimnick the Honest Rabbi

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

Tree Fiddy

Tree Fiddy

A mixed bill show with hand-picked top comics. Each night has a different topical theme with a medal going for the nights best joke! Goddamn Loch Ness Monsta! 

Funny for a Girl

Funny for a Girl

We’ve selected the funniest women we could find at the Fringe and brought them together for an evening of comedy you’ll never forget! ‘An amazing evening of the most hilariou… 

Andrew White: Retirement Tour

Andrew White: Retirement Tour

What do you do when life comes to a crossroads? Write a show about it, of course! At 19 years old, Andrew White can’t help but question his next steps: should he keep slogging it… 

The Great Health Con

The Great Health Con

We spend trillions on health but like Brexit, nobody knows what it means. 

Jimeoin: Ramble On!

Jimeoin: Ramble On!

‘Inspired ramblings. 

Craig Hill: Bottoms Up!

Craig Hill: Bottoms Up!

If you’re a gin, he’s a tonic! ‘Hilarious. 

Best of the Fest

Best of the Fest

The best mixed-bill comedy night in Edinburgh, featuring your favourite comedians from around the Fringe. 

The Next Next Big Thing

The Next Next Big Thing

Have you ever been into something before it was cool? An indie band or the latest fashion trend? The Next Next Big Thing is your chance to get in on the ground floor with two of th… 

Escaping Trump's America

Escaping Trump's America

Back for a third year, hang out with a hilarious lineup of American comics each night as we all enjoy our month away from the craziness back home. 

Catching Up

Catching Up

Fresh from the Oxford Revue, Elaine (‘effortless and off the cuff’ (Cherwell)) and Olley (‘fabulously funny lyrics’ (OxfordOpeningNight. 

Sh*t Hipsters

Sh*t Hipsters

Angus, Bylgja and Michael are almost cool but not quite. 

The Great Outdoors

The Great Outdoors

Two years ago, Matt Watson (‘Good Canadian fun’ (Wingspan Entertainment)) moved to Scotland. 

Funny Cluckers: Best of the Fest – Free

Funny Cluckers: Best of the Fest – Free

Four top-quality, fowl-mouthed acts, hand-plucked from around the festival. 

Jimmy McGhie

Jimmy McGhie

Jimmy McGhie brings show number nine to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 

Stephen K Amos Talk Show

Stephen K Amos Talk Show

Join festival favourite Stephen K Amos as he chats with guests hand-picked from the worlds of theatre, comedy and music. 

Darren Connell: Abandon All Hope

Darren Connell: Abandon All Hope

Star of Scot Squad, Darren Connell comes to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for one night only! Nominated for a BAFTA, Darren is best known for portraying the lovable Bobby Muir on B… 

A**Hole New World

A**Hole New World

Aged just 17, Brian forged his mother’s signature, borrowed €10k and ran away to New Zealand. 

Tree Fiddy

Tree Fiddy

A mixed bill show with hand-picked top comics. Each night has a different topical theme with a medal going for the nights best joke! Goddamn Loch Ness Monsta! 

Angus Brown: Everest

Angus Brown: Everest

Every dead body on Mount Everest was once a very motivated person. 

Brown Guys, Grey Skies

Brown Guys, Grey Skies

After a sell-out Edinburgh Fringe run in 2018 and a 12-country European tour, this double-bill stand-up special is back for a limited run. 

Anything F*cking Goes...

Anything F*cking Goes...

Gus Lymburn invites you to join him for an anarchic hour of nonsense. 

Best of So You Think You're Funny?

Best of So You Think You're Funny?

A changing line-up featuring the best winners and contestants from the biggest and best comedy newcomer competition in its 32nd year! A great night of the funniest from the Fringe,… 

Mistaken

Mistaken

Was Liam Neeson, the star of Taken, mistaken to say what he said? Is he racist? Was he racist? What is racist? Does any of this matter? After painstaking research on Facebook Antho… 

The Darkness Distillery

The Darkness Distillery

Ten years ago, he was a married, white-collar employee with a clean bill of health. 

Ben Gosling: Jobs (with Special Guests)

Ben Gosling: Jobs (with Special Guests)

A character comedy show from a comedian with real character. 

Ghost Orgy

Ghost Orgy

A late-night stand-up comedy show that explores sex and the supernatural. 

Stand-Up Edinburgh

Stand-Up Edinburgh

You’re at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the biggest arts festival in the world – come see a showcase of the comedians that perform in Edinburgh year round. 

Comedy Night at the Museum

Comedy Night at the Museum

Join the greatest comedians from across the globe as they blur the line between arteFACT and arteFICTION in a wholly improvised set prompted by genuine artefacts housed in the Nati… 

Buffering

Buffering

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

Samantha Pressdee: Covered

Samantha Pressdee: Covered

The only thing crazier than Sammie was the welfare state supposed to be helping her! Getting your needs met in austerity Britain is a game of Russian roulette. 

Stuart Goldsmith: Primer (WIP)

Stuart Goldsmith: Primer (WIP)

Not a show, but the undercoat, base coat or petticoat of what may one day be a show. 

Edinburgh Comedy Allstars

Edinburgh Comedy Allstars

The biggest, brightest comedians at the Edinburgh Fringe all in one huge show, staged in the famous Udderbelly. 

Richard Herring: RHLSTP

Richard Herring: RHLSTP

‘The Podfather’ (Guardian) and ‘King of Edinburgh’ (List), probably best known for playing a policeman on Ant and Dec Unleashed, brings his multi award-winning podcast to Edinburgh… 

Late Show Great Show / Free Festival

Late Show Great Show / Free Festival

The night is young and some of the best stand-up comedians at the Fringe are ready to make you laugh, stay up late and definitely have one more drink. 

Richard Pulsford: Roll Up for the Smirking Break

Richard Pulsford: Roll Up for the Smirking Break

Stand up comedy from the master of wordplay, Richard Pulsford, in his sixth year with The Scottish Comedy Festival at The Beehive Inn. 

Louise Young and Anja Atkinson: Big Div Energy

Louise Young and Anja Atkinson: Big Div Energy

Rising stars Louise Young and Anja Atkinson make their Fringe debut. 

Tania Edwards: Don't Mention It

Tania Edwards: Don't Mention It

Amused Moose Best Fringe Show 2018 winner. 

Johannes Dullin Plays the Devil

Johannes Dullin Plays the Devil

Don’t read this!! These words will force you to see a German/Swiss character-sincere-existentialist stand-up comic taking an exhilarating ride on the dark side of human existence… 

Eleanor Morton: Post-Morton

Eleanor Morton: Post-Morton

A dissection of one of comedy’s rising stars. 

The Duality of Man

The Duality of Man

Niall McCarthy is obsessed with the duality in all of us: he looks confident but feels anxious, he loves questions but hates answers, he has a restless leg and a lazy eye. 

Caspian and Ciaran: The Milkmen

Caspian and Ciaran: The Milkmen

Ciaran loves milking. 

Age Fright: 35 and Counting

Age Fright: 35 and Counting

Age is just a number. 

After Hours Mirth Meltdown

After Hours Mirth Meltdown

Edinburgh’s only dedicated comedy open mic and best kept comedy secret – Mirth Meltdown – comes to the Fringe and we are after hours! Come see the finest comedians of the Fring… 

Jo Caulfield: Voodoo Doll

Jo Caulfield: Voodoo Doll

Award-winning comedian. 

The Best of Red Raw

The Best of Red Raw

From Edinburgh to Glasgow to Newcastle – our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK. 

Nicholas Parsons' Happy Hour

Nicholas Parsons' Happy Hour

Guest Host: Fred MacAulay – 9th, 10th and 11th. 

The Great British Bake Offenders

The Great British Bake Offenders

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

Louise Atkinson: Sounds Good, Looks a Mess

Louise Atkinson: Sounds Good, Looks a Mess

Louise recently received two reviews. 

Amy Matthews: The Life Aquatic with Amy Matthews

Amy Matthews: The Life Aquatic with Amy Matthews

Amy Matthews blends observational routines with offbeat whimsy, resigning to the absurdity of modern life. 

FreeStyle Comedy: Improvised Stand-Up

FreeStyle Comedy: Improvised Stand-Up

It’s stand-up, but not as you know it. 

Carl Hutchinson: I Know I Shouldn’t Behave Like This...

Carl Hutchinson: I Know I Shouldn’t Behave Like This...

As seen on Comedy Central’s Stand Up Central and The Chris Ramsey Show. 

BadFamiliar by Matt Davis

BadFamiliar by Matt Davis

Stitching together a personal narrative where he is often playing the fool, Matt Davis jokes about even the largely accepted norms of language, nationality and global or regional c… 

Ben Verth: Sh*tegeist

Ben Verth: Sh*tegeist

Ben is milleni-ill. 

Steve N Allen: Better Than

Steve N Allen: Better Than

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

The Best of Scottish Comedy

The Best of Scottish Comedy

Talk about doing what it says on the tin! Here you go: simply the best comics on the contemporary Scottish circuit. 

Neil Delamere: End of Watch

Neil Delamere: End of Watch

Fresh from a sell-out tour, star of BBC’s The Blame Game, Fighting Talk and The News Quiz, Neil Delamere returns to Edinburgh with a brand-new show. 

The Best of Irish Comedy

The Best of Irish Comedy

Ireland’s finest under one roof. 

Gay Not Straight

Gay Not Straight

Former “straight” and rising NYC star Keenan Steiner (NY Comedy Festival) makes his Fringe debut with a high-octane hour on the hilarity of coming out late and living life gay. 

Vauxhall Comedy Presents Tom Elwes and Ali Woods

Vauxhall Comedy Presents Tom Elwes and Ali Woods

Vauxhall Comedy presents two of the brightest up-and-coming comedians on the UK circuit: Tom Elwes and Ali Woods (as heard on BBC Radio 4). 

Laura McMahon and Will Hall: In Hindsight

Laura McMahon and Will Hall: In Hindsight

As seen on BBC Three and Channel 4. 

Daniel Muggleton: Pimpin' Ain't Easy (But I Reckon it's Easier for Straight, White Men?)

Daniel Muggleton: Pimpin' Ain't Easy (But I Reckon it's Easier for Straight, White Men?)

Australian comedian and tracksuit enthusiast Daniel Muggleton’s just woke enough to know he’s an asshole. 

Stephen Carlin: Pickwickian

Stephen Carlin: Pickwickian

Anecdotal, episodic, lacking an overarching theme, lighthearted, tittle tattle, way too many characters… Think Charles Dickens but better. ***** (Herald). 

Evan Desmarais: Pizza and Ice Cream

Evan Desmarais: Pizza and Ice Cream

This is an hour of stand-up comedy from seasoned Canadian comedian, Evan Desmarais. 

Ross Smith: Crying/Shame

Ross Smith: Crying/Shame

Boys don’t cry – but should they? Ross Smith can’t remember the last time he did and is unsure if he still can. 

Rob Oldham: Worm's Resolve

Rob Oldham: Worm's Resolve

After his 2018 Fringe debut, Worm’s Lament (The Guardian’s Top Shows of the Edinburgh Fringe), Rob Oldham is back. 

Alex Williamson: Sin on My Face

Alex Williamson: Sin on My Face

The Victorian era is long gone, but to think people once suppressed their inner sick f*ck is a point of fascination for this comedian. 

Ashley Storrie: Hysterical

Ashley Storrie: Hysterical

Star of BBC Scotland’s Up For It! and BBC Radio Scotland, Ashley Storrie returns to the Fringe with a raw and hysterical show about mental health and the ways she uses humour to ov… 

Viking Millennials

Viking Millennials

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

Best of Scottish Comedian of the Year

Best of Scottish Comedian of the Year

12 sell-out years at the Fringe, Glasgow and Australian Comedy Festivals. 

Jack Tucker: Comedy Stand-Up Hour

Jack Tucker: Comedy Stand-Up Hour

Following sell-out shows in New York, London and LA, award-winning comedian Zach Zucker returns with a new hour of absurdist stand-up! Important: Jack Tucker is a very funny stand-… 

It's All Going To Be OK – Free Festival

It's All Going To Be OK – Free Festival

The world is going to sh*t! Or so it seems. 

Bloom

Bloom

Funny Women finalist, Broadchurch actor and Most Promising Junior 1998* Becky, accidentally got gay married and now the biological clock is ticking. 

Comedy Striptease

Comedy Striptease

The best, most daring comedians of the Fringe showcase their skills, but if they’re not funny enough they must perform a striptease dance. 

Absolute Zero: Jez Watts

Absolute Zero: Jez Watts

Fun, charming and playfully dirty, Australian comedian Jez Watts has performed with/supported Ari Shaffir, Brian Posehn, Duncan Trussell and The Dollop. 

Comedy Boxing – Best of the Best

Comedy Boxing – Best of the Best

Comedy Boxing triumphantly returns to Edinburgh now with the best of the best competitors, each show! Comedians will compete over four hilarious rounds of stand-up, improvisation, … 

Cosmic Comedy Berlin

Cosmic Comedy Berlin

Join us for a wunderbar time at Cosmic Comedy Berlin hosted by Dharmander Singh and Neil Numb. 

Stephen Carlin: Post Rational Carlin

Stephen Carlin: Post Rational Carlin

A greatest-hits show with a difference. 

EdinBra Fringe Comedy

EdinBra Fringe Comedy

A revolving line-up of hilarious female comedians from around the Fringe with an hour of stand-up comedy to be enjoyed by all. 

Alcohol is Good for You – Sam Kissajukian

Alcohol is Good for You – Sam Kissajukian

Nominated for Best Comedy at Fringe World 2016 and sold out all 23 Edinburgh shows in 2016-18. 

Traitor

Traitor

Hello. 

Blindingly Obvious

Blindingly Obvious

After an exciting year of nationwide festival debuts, Richard Wheatley returns to where it all began one year ago. 

Amelia Bayler Presents: Emotional Bangers

Amelia Bayler Presents: Emotional Bangers

A light-hearted musical trip through the big issues du jour: addiction, narcissism and compulsive snacking. 

Charmian Hughes: What-not

Charmian Hughes: What-not

Charmian self-identifies as a what-not, the word for people who don’t have a word. 

Gabe Mollica: The Whole Thing

Gabe Mollica: The Whole Thing

Gabe Mollica started doing stand-up in Edinburgh after he got dumped for his best friend. 

Late Night Comedy Death Camp

Late Night Comedy Death Camp

Returning for its second year, Henry Ginsberg (FHM Stand-Up Hero, Reading Festival New Act of the Year) presents a possibly anarchic, probably slightly depraved and almost certainl… 

The Ticked Boxes

The Ticked Boxes

The Ticked Boxes are ticking the Edinburgh Festival Fringe off their bucket list. 

Filippo Spreafico: Sentimental Value

Filippo Spreafico: Sentimental Value

Consulting with his fortune teller alter ego, Filippo realizes that nostalgia is a consistently successful market. 

Aidan 'Taco' Jones – 52 Days

Aidan 'Taco' Jones – 52 Days

In 2012 I wrote a diary on a deck of playing cards, one for each week. 

Tom Toal in Mediocre Boy

Tom Toal in Mediocre Boy

One of the brains behind the AATTA Podcast returns with his brand-new show in which TT comes to terms with his place in the world, asking some tough questions. 

Mumblebrag

Mumblebrag

Some comics would brag. 

Big Value Comedy Show – Early

Big Value Comedy Show – Early

Four of the best new acts on the circuit, selected by Just the Tonic. 

Bloom

Bloom

Funny Women finalist, Broadchurch actor and Most Promising Junior 1998* Becky, accidentally got gay married and now the biological clock is ticking. 

Phil Nichol: Too Much

Phil Nichol: Too Much

The planet is messed up. 

Zahra Barri's Special (Work in Progress)

Zahra Barri's Special (Work in Progress)

‘Edgy and very funny’ (Cheeky Monkey Comedy Club). 

Jack and Barney Are in the Background

Jack and Barney Are in the Background

Jack Chisnall (BBC Radio 4 writer, ‘one of the best reviewed shows of Fringe 2018’ (Comedy. 

Neon Hangover

Neon Hangover

A fast-paced hour of the cream of the up-and-coming crop! Sean Lynch (MTV’s Death Match), Ben Keenan (Amused Moose semi-finalist), Adam Elmi (SYTYF semi-finalist) and Kimberley Dat… 

Andrew Sim: Am I Queer Enough?

Andrew Sim: Am I Queer Enough?

With upbeat optimism Andrew brings his second solo show to the Fringe. 

Justin Matson: Try Harder

Justin Matson: Try Harder

Justin Matson discovered all the secrets in life so you don’t have to! Los Angeles based comedian and self-help guru Matson returns to Edinburgh with a new one-hour motivational se… 

Lydia Hirst: I'll Be Your Dog

Lydia Hirst: I'll Be Your Dog

Arrested and kicked out of France, this is a show about the misadventures of a comedian in the Calais Jungle. 

1 Chick, 2 Dicks: 3 Americans Get Too Personal

1 Chick, 2 Dicks: 3 Americans Get Too Personal

How personal is too personal? What topics are off limits? American comedians Jeanne Whitney, Carter Morgan and Mike Lemme met in Paris trying to answer those very questions. 

Ew Girl, You Nasty

Ew Girl, You Nasty

If you have never smoked meth, worked in a sex dungeon, or eaten dog food, don’t worry, because Katharyn Henson did it so you didn’t have to! In her Fringe debut, New York City com… 

Shawn Jay's Fun Guide to Nihilism

Shawn Jay's Fun Guide to Nihilism

Shawn Jay is a wandering vagabond philosopher searching for the meaning of life. 

Spa Day

Spa Day

Escape from stress, forget about your failures and let Sam and Horatio indulge you in a world of well-being, rejuvenation and harrowing anecdotes about stress and failures. 

Jake Farrell: Limits

Jake Farrell: Limits

In his first solo Edinburgh show, Jake Farrell (Soho Theatre Comedy Lab) performs 40 minutes of stand-up about carrying on, fear and the future. 

That Black Mirror Episode With the Two Lesbians

That Black Mirror Episode With the Two Lesbians

Ireland’s comedy darlings Mark O’Keeffe (Show Me the Funny 2019 winner) and Richy Sheehy (viral sensation, as seen on Sky, RTE and BBC) bring their best hour of classic club stand-… 

Jenny Collier: The Jen Commandments

Jenny Collier: The Jen Commandments

Multi award-winning Collier is back with her brand new stand-up show. 

Zahra Barri's Special (Work in Progress)

Zahra Barri's Special (Work in Progress)

‘Edgy and very funny’ (Cheeky Monkey Comedy Club). 

Daniel Audritt: Better Man

Daniel Audritt: Better Man

Award-winning comedian, writer and co-creator of Comedy Central’s Modern Horror Stories, Daniel Audritt brings his much-anticipated debut hour to the Fringe. 

Johnny Irish

Johnny Irish

Ireland’s own Duffy Connors is taking his one-man show Johnny Irish to Edinburgh, which includes stories from the odd man’s life, delicately crafted one-liners and musical come… 

Ross Drummond and Harry Monaghan: The Orb

Ross Drummond and Harry Monaghan: The Orb

Have you touched The Orb? Want to meet two that have? A mainstay of science, wonder and amazement since its inception in the late 80s, The Orb is science’s greatest invention. 

Lulu Popplewell: The Humble Bumhole

Lulu Popplewell: The Humble Bumhole

It’s March as I write this, so who knows what the show will be by August. 

Skylar MacDonald’s Fact Machine

Skylar MacDonald’s Fact Machine

Skylar MacDonald loves facts. 

Stuart Mitchell – Is It Just Me? (Work in Progress)

Stuart Mitchell – Is It Just Me? (Work in Progress)

Join the longest running panellist on BBC Scotland’s Breaking the News as he runs through new material for his next tour. 

Dan Cardwell: Recall

Dan Cardwell: Recall

Dan Cardwell is in recall. 

Tony Basnett: 28

Tony Basnett: 28

Debut show from AAA Late 2017 compere. 

Andrew Sim’s Midnight Showcase

Andrew Sim’s Midnight Showcase

Bringing you some of the best and brightest acts of the festival for a fantastic midnight showcase hosted by Andrew Sim. 

Fourth Cousin, Once Removed... Forcibly

Fourth Cousin, Once Removed... Forcibly

Meet Roberta Roberts. 

Ania Magliano and Matt Hutchinson: Mixtape

Ania Magliano and Matt Hutchinson: Mixtape

Ania is a bright young comedian and YouTube star making waves (finalist: Chortle Student Awards, 2Northdown New Act Competition; check the blue tick!). 

Big Value Comedy Show – Late

Big Value Comedy Show – Late

Established as one of the best shows of the Fringe. 

Comedy Gobbledygook Showcase / Free Festival

Comedy Gobbledygook Showcase / Free Festival

London Bermondsey’s beloved local comedy show comes to Edinburgh! Hosted by a podgy gay comic from the remote island of Taiwan, this comedy show has, for month after month, enterta… 

Twat Out of Hell: Deluxe

Twat Out of Hell: Deluxe

The ever-evolving show returns! Still trying to be good, still failing. 

Jacob Hawley: Faliraki

Jacob Hawley: Faliraki

Stevenage soft lad Jacob Hawley presents ruminations on love, youth and mental health. 

Darius Davies: Persian of Interest

Darius Davies: Persian of Interest

As seen on the BBC and Channel 4. 

Naz Osmanoglu – Scandinaveland

Naz Osmanoglu – Scandinaveland

Every case in Sweden is a cold case… Stand-up/sketch tycoon, Naz Osmanoglu, does true-crime Nordic noir (finally). 

Late Night Comedy Death Camp

Late Night Comedy Death Camp

Returning for its second year, Henry Ginsberg (FHM Stand-Up Hero, Reading Festival New Act of the Year) presents a possibly anarchic, probably slightly depraved and almost certainl… 

Hate 'n' Live

Hate 'n' Live

The smash-hit show returns for a sixth year with top TV comedians improvising rants on topics suggested by the audience. 

Sam Haygarth: Climate Crisis

Sam Haygarth: Climate Crisis

Sam Haygarth was arrested recently. 

Javier Jarquin is Boring AF

Javier Jarquin is Boring AF

Javier is boring. 

Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit

Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit

Growing up, I was too brown for white kids and the wrong kind of brown for brown kids. 

Henry Ginsberg: Romantic Comedian

Henry Ginsberg: Romantic Comedian

Henry Ginsberg didn’t lose his virginity, or have any romantic experiences to speak of at all until his late 20s. 

Brown Panther – Ruven Govender

Brown Panther – Ruven Govender

Join one of the funniest Indian comedians in Australia for an hour of ethnic-based comedy. 

I'm Here, All Weak

I'm Here, All Weak

Suren Jayemanne (Aus) has made a splash on the Australian scene, with his debut TV stand-up special featured as part of ABC’s Comedy Next Gen series. 

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarrgh, It's 101 Naughty Jokes in 30 Minutes

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarrgh, It's 101 Naughty Jokes in 30 Minutes

Award-winning gag merchant and UK Pun Champion 2016, Masai Graham, delivers over 100 naughty jokes in just half an hour. 

Matt Richardson: Imposter

Matt Richardson: Imposter

Multi award-winning Matt brings a brand-new ‘high wattage’ (Guardian) show to Edinburgh. 

Alex Farrow: Philosophy A-Level

Alex Farrow: Philosophy A-Level

A stand-up comedy show about education, religion and modern Britain told through the stories of teaching philosophy to teenagers. 

Good Evening Edinburgh

Good Evening Edinburgh

Sam (Australia), nominated for Best Comedy at Fringe World 2016. 

Not Quite Mass

Not Quite Mass

Save your soul with laughter. 

A Booklover's Comedy Show

A Booklover's Comedy Show

***** (Dircksey. 

Black Sheep

Black Sheep

You normal? Acting strange? Mags, in her 50s, Eddie in his 20s, are both black sheep. 

The Explainers

The Explainers

What is the Big Bang Theory? Who was René Descartes? Why did your wife leave you? Have you ever wanted the answer to these questions (and more)? Then The Explainers is the show fo… 

Aussiental

Aussiental

Laugh Mob presents Arnie Pie’s new stand-up comedy show; Aussiental. 

Martin Mor – Instigator

Martin Mor – Instigator

Instigator, initiator, prime mover, motivator, agitator, troublemaker, provocateur, shaper, inventor, contriver, originator, pioneer, inciter, ringleader. 

Paul Foxcroft: Debut

Paul Foxcroft: Debut

Paul Foxcroft is back with his first second show! A new hour that combines stand-up, sketch, character comedy and almost certainly improvisation. 

Lateef Lovejoy – Life, Times and Society's Crimes

Lateef Lovejoy – Life, Times and Society's Crimes

HD Management presents multi award nominee and the official face of the ITV Hub and uSwitch, Lateef Lovejoy with his solo stand-up show Life, Times and Society’s Crimes where he ex… 

Archie Maddocks: Big Dick Energy

Archie Maddocks: Big Dick Energy

Life’s getting a bit serious innit? Political instability, social politics making people less social – life now is guilt, followed by shame. 

Joke Thieves

Joke Thieves

Comedy set swapping live! The cult hit show where comedians perform their own jokes, then each others’. 

I Fahrt Berlin: The Journey Continues

I Fahrt Berlin: The Journey Continues

This tour de farce of bizarre exploits and odd misadventures chronicles an American’s nearly seven-decade search to find his place in the world. 

Nicky Wilkinson: Game On

Nicky Wilkinson: Game On

After her hit show Happy in 2018 (‘Wilkinson’s relatable, down-to-earth humour leaves us in stitches’ **** (ThisIsRadelaide. 

Passport and Prozac

Passport and Prozac

Canadian stand-up Byron Bertram hilariously explores being a black sheep in an all-Chinese high school, dating a Japanese celebrity and travelling to 20 different countries while d… 

Socially Awkward Penguin

Socially Awkward Penguin

Have you ever found yourself in an awkward social situation? Ever wished there was a guide to help you navigate your way through life’s trickier interactions? Do you want a penguin… 

Andrew Frank: Cognitive Goof

Andrew Frank: Cognitive Goof

Andrew Frank: Cognitive Goof is an hour of stand-up comedy exploring the hilarity and profundity of perception, belief, identity, time and space. 

Blake Freeman and Dan Rath – Far From Home

Blake Freeman and Dan Rath – Far From Home

After sell-out shows and scooping up awards at Melbourne and Sydney comedy festivals, Blake and Dan are setting off to Edinburgh to take part in the world’s biggest arts festival! … 

Nathan Roberts: Glowed Up

Nathan Roberts: Glowed Up

Glowed Up is an anecdotal anti-romcom from stand-up comedian Nathan Roberts. 

Journeys of the Mind and the Megabus

Journeys of the Mind and the Megabus

Joe Bates (BBC Radio 4 Extra, 6 Music) and Luke Chilton (BBC Radio 4, Radio 4 Extra) have both been on a journey: one into the recesses of a broken mind in a foreign land, the othe… 

Evan Desmarais: Pizza and Ice Cream

Evan Desmarais: Pizza and Ice Cream

This is an hour of stand-up comedy from seasoned Canadian comedian, Evan Desmarais. 

Tales from the Balkans

Tales from the Balkans

A brutally honest show about growing up in the Balkans, then somehow moving to Malta, and finally ending up in London to become a pizza boy. 

Cosmic Comedy Berlin

Cosmic Comedy Berlin

Join us for a wunderbar time at Cosmic Comedy Berlin hosted by Dharmander Singh and Neil Numb. 

A-Z Mental Health Atlas

A-Z Mental Health Atlas

Can’t tell a psychiatrist from a psychic or narcissistic personality disorder from an American President? An NHS shrink maps the psychiatric landscape in this WIP. 

Andy Field's Funeral

Andy Field's Funeral

From BBC Radio 1’s The Andy Field Experience, ITV2’s The Stand Up Sketch Show and Comedy Central’s Ones To Watch. 

Mista Lorraine

Mista Lorraine

Some people choose their alter ego, as for Mista Lorraine it chose her. 

Eh?

Eh?

From a no-holds-barred dissection of his own laughable life to a skewed look at the absurdity of the everyday. 

Leslie Ewing-Burgesse Exists!

Leslie Ewing-Burgesse Exists!

Leslie Ewing-Burgesse did a show last year about being imaginary and realised along the way that it was a massive manifestation of all her insecurities! Hooray! The line between in… 

Revenge of the New World

Revenge of the New World

A motley assortment of North American comedians each deliver their polished 7-15 minute sets. 

Kieran Boyd – Crashing the Party

Kieran Boyd – Crashing the Party

Kieran spent his 20s living fast and doing sketch comedy with Fringe behemoths WitTank – ‘Masterful’ (Sunday Times). 

Kelsey De Almeida: I'm Very Different People (WIP)

Kelsey De Almeida: I'm Very Different People (WIP)

Fresh from performing at the Adelaide and Melbourne Fringe festivals 2019, catch South End Comedy Festival’s Best Newcomer Winner in this revealing one-man show. 

Joe McArdle is: Theo McCabe

Joe McArdle is: Theo McCabe

The award-winning co-creators of smash-hit Fringe comedies Vampire Hospital Waiting Room and Apocalypse Cruise Ship Love Affair bring their debut split hour of stand-up comedy, top… 

Cyclopath

Cyclopath

Professional comedian and avid cyclist Dion Owen brings his best stand-up material with an emphasis on his experiences and passion for life on a bike. 

Southampton Stand-Up Showcase

Southampton Stand-Up Showcase

Rotating bill stand-up! Come and see the finest stand-ups the University of Southampton Comedy Society and the Fringe has to offer! Featuring experienced student performers, both n… 

Andrew Silverwood: Call Me Janice

Andrew Silverwood: Call Me Janice

‘If you put me in your show, change my name. 

Grave St Claire: Hard Bop

Grave St Claire: Hard Bop

New Zealand comedian, Grave St Claire, brings his multimedia comedy show to Edinburgh for the first time. 

Shaggers

Shaggers

The hit show at festivals and theatres worldwide returns with a revolving line-up of great comedians and their hilarious material based around sex and relationships. 

We're Sorry (Canadian Comedy Showcase)

We're Sorry (Canadian Comedy Showcase)

Back in Edinburgh for its fifth year, We’re Sorry! A rotating showcase of Canadian comedians in town for the Fringe. 

A Failuretale

A Failuretale

Raised to win (cause who likes a loser?), it took her nearly four decades of childhood to achieve vulnerability and embrace failure. 

Jake Donaldson Fights the Sea (Work in Progress)

Jake Donaldson Fights the Sea (Work in Progress)

Join Jake for a work in progress of his new stand-up show. 

Will Mars: Phoenix

Will Mars: Phoenix

Brilliantly self-deprecating stand-up, Will Mars, is fast making a name for himself as a down-at-heel yet lovable international star. 

Justin Heyes – White Muslim

Justin Heyes – White Muslim

After being nominated for the Best Comedy award at the Perth FringeWorld, Justin Heyes brings his new show White Muslim to the Fringe! A British comedian living in Malaysia, conver… 

Phil Jerrod: Unrelatable

Phil Jerrod: Unrelatable

When he was ten years old, Phil Jerrod got kidnapped. 

The Mars & Lee Show

The Mars & Lee Show

A no-holds-barred comedy show starring Will Mars (FOX’s Showtime at The Apollo) and Sarah Lee (Jewish Comedian of the Year finalist 2018). 

Carte Blanche with Uncle Charlotte and Aunt Scott

Carte Blanche with Uncle Charlotte and Aunt Scott

Charlotte MacDonald and Scott McPherson’s comedy partnership is underpinned by a no-nonsense and fun attitude to life! Experience a comedy show where you, the audience, can leave y… 

Nicky Wilkinson: Game On

Nicky Wilkinson: Game On

After her hit show Happy in 2018 ('Wilkinson's relatable, down-to-earth humour leaves us in stitches' **** (ThisIsRadelaide. 

Laughing Horse Free Comedy Selection

Laughing Horse Free Comedy Selection

See the very best comedians at the Fringe, alongside some of the UK’s best comedy newcomers, at this top-rated comedy selection show. 

Aidan 'Taco' Jones – 52 Days

Aidan 'Taco' Jones – 52 Days

In 2012 I wrote a diary on a deck of playing cards, one for each week. 

Tales from the Balkans

Tales from the Balkans

A brutally honest show about growing up in the Balkans, then somehow moving to Malta, and finally ending up in London to become a pizza boy. 

Shaggers

Shaggers

The hit show at festivals and theatres worldwide returns with a revolving line-up of great comedians and their hilarious material based around sex and relationships. 

Evan Desmarais: Pizza and Ice Cream

Evan Desmarais: Pizza and Ice Cream

This is an hour of stand-up comedy from seasoned Canadian comedian, Evan Desmarais. 

Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit

Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit

Growing up, I was too brown for white kids and the wrong kind of brown for brown kids. 

Laughing Horse Free Comedy Selection

Laughing Horse Free Comedy Selection

See the very best comedians at the Fringe, alongside some of the UK’s best comedy newcomers, at this top-rated comedy selection show. 

SalFunni Comedy

SalFunni Comedy

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

Shaggers

Shaggers

The hit show at festivals and theatres worldwide returns with a revolving line-up of great comedians and their hilarious material based around sex and relationships. 

Sarah Lee: Half a Man

Sarah Lee: Half a Man

A half-hour from half a man (her father was a man). 

Luke McQueen: Bad

Luke McQueen: Bad

Critically acclaimed, maverick of the Fringe and victim of The Luke McQueen pilots (BBC Three) returns to perform his fifth solo show. 

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaargh, It’s the Monster Stand-Up Show!

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaargh, It’s the Monster Stand-Up Show!

Feast on five of the tastiest up-and-coming comedians on the circuit in this stand-up comedy showcase, including your award-winning host Wes Dalton, featuring a different line-up e… 

Freshly Squeezed Comedy

Freshly Squeezed Comedy

Your first stand-up show of the day, serendipitously happening within the best breakfast joint in Edinburgh! Grab a coffee and join a rotating cast of BBC New Comedian of the year … 

Michael Fabbri: Rebooted

Michael Fabbri: Rebooted

Michael Fabbri, star of BBC Radio 4’s Dyslexicon, has graced the global comedy circuit for many years. 

Steve Bennett – Everything is F*cked

Steve Bennett – Everything is F*cked

Irish Comedian of the Year winner Steve Bennett is the happiest man on the planet. 

Skydive to Stand-Up

Skydive to Stand-Up

From forgetting to pull your ripcord at 12,000 feet to finding your feet as a comedian: ex-skydiver Mat reveals all in an amusing yet absurd journey from living above the clouds to… 

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. 

Battle of the Superheroes: The Great Superhero Debate

Battle of the Superheroes: The Great Superhero Debate

Many comedians converge in a mixture of stand-up comedy, improvisation, interactive debate and Q&A to find out who is the greatest superhero of them all. 

Talk a Big Game

Talk a Big Game

After shows on gangs, golliwogs, racism and politics, James Nokise returns with last year’s hit show on… sports! Yep. 

Broken Toys

Broken Toys

Comedians are, like, soooo the broken, unused toys in a toy box and we’ve been, like, really trying to use comedy to repair ourselves and survive in the toy box of life. 

Stephanie Laing: Quitter

Stephanie Laing: Quitter

Writer for BBC. 

Calum Ross Presents Ross: After the Screaming Stops

Calum Ross Presents Ross: After the Screaming Stops

As a teenager, Calum asked a famous comedian how to get into comedy. 

Luka Muller's Gong Show

Luka Muller's Gong Show

A parade of comedians have 90 seconds of safety to impress the crowd, before facing the gong and the wrath of special guest judges! Always fun and loose, don’t miss this fast-paced… 

Lewis Costello x Hayden Dean Allmark

Lewis Costello x Hayden Dean Allmark

Lewis Costello has taken his act around the UK, opening for the likes of Doug Stanhope, Ed Byrne and Johnny Vegas, as well as playing major festivals like Download and Latitude. 

Ahab; or What If Moby Dick Were Stand-Up Comedy

Ahab; or What If Moby Dick Were Stand-Up Comedy

Moby Dick: a book, a play, an episode of Star Trek, 12 movies and a fish. 

Falling with Style

Falling with Style

Adventurer David von Jones takes a humorous glance at popular Disney and Pixar movies with a view to discovering more about the benefits of pessimism. 

Louise Leigh Identifiable

Louise Leigh Identifiable

Can you be a perfect wife and mother and stay true to your inner weirdo? For years, Louise Leigh has been listening to the voice telling her that to be a proper woman you have to b… 

Andrew Roper – Break Point

Andrew Roper – Break Point

Sun, surf, skydiving and stand-up. 

Sad Acts

Sad Acts

Paddy Young and Dan Tiernan present an hour of (some of) the best stand-up from the Fringe, brought to you by (some of) the saddest acts on the circuit! Every night boasts a differ… 

Stand-Up Nomad: Backpacking Comedy

Stand-Up Nomad: Backpacking Comedy

Backpackers and travelling comedians have a similar lifestyle: exploring new cultures, travelling light and relying on booze to socialise. 

Snack Chat

Snack Chat

Snack Chat – Start your day with a taste of the Fringe’s finest comedians and a free yummy snack bar. 

Steff Todd: Reality Check

Steff Todd: Reality Check

Award-winning comedian, impressionist and internet sensation Steff Todd presents her debut solo show. 

Rosco McClelland – Magic Belly

Rosco McClelland – Magic Belly

When you get a new worst day of your life, it’s time to tell everyone about the second worst! A show about discovering the magic in your belly. 

Laugh Train Home Comedy Showcase

Laugh Train Home Comedy Showcase

In its seventh year, the best comics of the Fringe are brought together for this premier comedy showcase. 

Laughing Horse Free Comedy Selection

Laughing Horse Free Comedy Selection

See the very best comedians at the Fringe, alongside some of the UK’s best comedy newcomers, at this top-rated comedy selection show. 

Best in Class

Best in Class

Showcasing underrepresented working-class comedy voices. 

Dan AG: Sloth

Dan AG: Sloth

Introducing sloth, the debut stand-up show from Cambridge Footlight and all-round privileged white male Dan AG. 

Ben Van der Velde – Fablemaker

Ben Van der Velde – Fablemaker

An improvised comedy adventure with this ‘master of audience interaction’ (Huffington Post) as he raids the library of his fantastical imagination to create thrillers, romances, gh… 

Lee Kyle – ConQuest

Lee Kyle – ConQuest

Lee didn’t have a show this year, he was worried he was going to have to start knowing about politics or something to find something to write about. 

Christianity and Me

Christianity and Me

Nick Dixon is considering doing something so controversial and shameful he will be ridiculed and hated by the comedy community, his family, and most of the country. 

David Kay

David Kay

David Kay, one of the hidden gems of the Scottish comedy circuit, laconic, quirky, surreal, unexpected and awesome. 

Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit

Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit

Growing up, I was too brown for white kids and the wrong kind of brown for brown kids. 

Shit Socialist

Shit Socialist

Chris Tavner presents his new stand-up show about his life of being a socialist activist. 

Fiona Ridgewell: Even Dizney Needs a Day Off!

Fiona Ridgewell: Even Dizney Needs a Day Off!

Fiona Ridgewell is the epitome of positivity. 

Laughing Horse Free Comedy Selection

Laughing Horse Free Comedy Selection

See the very best comedians at the Fringe, alongside some of the UK’s best comedy newcomers, at this top-rated comedy selection show. 

Russell Howard: Work in Progress (Afternoon)

Russell Howard: Work in Progress (Afternoon)

Come join Russell for his early afternoon bonus hour. 

Lou Sanders: Say Hello to Your New Step-Mummy

Lou Sanders: Say Hello to Your New Step-Mummy

Loulie, AKA the face that launched a thousand dicks, examines conduct (in the media, baby), mental health (other people’s, I’m fine) and perverts (that one is mainly me, actually). 

Daphna Baram: Cracking Up

Daphna Baram: Cracking Up

After dealing with immigration, politics and Jewish mothers, Daphna Baram’s 2019 Fringe offering takes on mass and time (AKA weight and age) as the human-rights lawyer-journalist-c… 

Edward Aczel - Artificial Intellect

Edward Aczel - Artificial Intellect

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

Sarah Johnson's Guide to (Im)Practical Parenting

Sarah Johnson's Guide to (Im)Practical Parenting

After last year’s sell-out smash hit Mum’s Going to Ibiza, Sarah returned home to her two wonderful children and noticed they were losing the art of play due to excessive technolog… 

Liam Withnail: Homecoming

Liam Withnail: Homecoming

The award-winning Fringe favourite is back with a brand-new hour of his trademark thoughtful, exciting comedy. 

Rib Ticklers' Pick of the Fringe

Rib Ticklers' Pick of the Fringe

Is a variety show with a mixed bill line-up. 

Stuart Laws Is All In

Stuart Laws Is All In

Acclaimed stand-up (and the UK’s foremost gilet apologist) Stuart Laws reflects on the day his life changed forever when he risked everything in a Vegas poker tournament. 

Raymond Mearns – Confessions of a Control Freak!

Raymond Mearns – Confessions of a Control Freak!

Nobody wants to see a film about somebody who had a great life, was successful and lucky in love! Whilst everybody would love that life, it’s not very compelling! In fact it’s bori… 

Jonny Pelham: Off Limits

Jonny Pelham: Off Limits

Jonny has something to say that’s usually off-limits for dating, family gatherings, hanging out with mates and most social situations really… So what better place to talk about… 

Mitch Benn: Ten Songs to Save the World

Mitch Benn: Ten Songs to Save the World

One broken world and ten funny songs to fix it. 

I, Tom Mayhew

I, Tom Mayhew

Tom Mayhew (BBC New Comedy Award semi-finalist 2018) was unemployed for three years from the age of 18. 

Sam Russell: Privileged to be Here

Sam Russell: Privileged to be Here

2019 eh? Why is politics? When is religion? Who is gender? Where is race? Confused? So is Sam. 

The Nasty Show Australia

The Nasty Show Australia

Offensive is the new black. 

Richard Brown: Horror Show (Work in Progress)

Richard Brown: Horror Show (Work in Progress)

Horror in all its forms from the brilliant, brutal mind of one of Scotland’s most talented comics. 

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… 

Aidan 'Taco' Jones – Lightfoot James

Aidan 'Taco' Jones – Lightfoot James

For most of 2017 I received taunting messages from a fake Facebook account. 

Seymour Mace is My Name Climb Up My Nose and Sit in My Brain

Seymour Mace is My Name Climb Up My Nose and Sit in My Brain

Join me inside my own head for an all-singing, all-dancing exploration of my f*cked-up brain. 

Rhys Nicholson – Nice People Nice Things Nice Situations

Rhys Nicholson – Nice People Nice Things Nice Situations

Rhys Nicholson is a nice man who is doing his best. 

James Meehan – Never Better

James Meehan – Never Better

How am I doing? Never Better. 

Nicky Wilkinson: Game On

Nicky Wilkinson: Game On

After her hit show Happy in 2018 (‘Wilkinson’s relatable, down-to-earth humour leaves us in stitches’ **** (ThisIsRadelaide. 

Robin Morgan: What a Man, What a Man, What a Man, What a Mighty Good Man (Say It Again Now)

Robin Morgan: What a Man, What a Man, What a Man, What a Mighty Good Man (Say It Again Now)

Following a sell-out 2018 Fringe and debut UK tour, the ‘utterly hilarious’ **** (BroadwayBaby. 

Michael Legge: The Idiot

Michael Legge: The Idiot

‘The angriest man in UK comedy is back at the Fringe for another hour of spleen-venting, more misanthropic, bitter and agitated than ever’ **** (Chortle. 

Andy Barr: The Ruby

Andy Barr: The Ruby

With his father recently deceased, minor aristocrat Andy Barr stands to inherit his fortune, his estate, his magnificent ruby and its terrible curse. 

Paul 'Silky' White: The Sound of the Baskervilles

Paul 'Silky' White: The Sound of the Baskervilles

Clean your heads, strap yourselves in for the brilliant new show from ‘cryingly funny’ (Bath Chronicle) 2019 Musical Comedy Awards finalist, as seen on BBC One, ITV, Channel 4, Par… 

James Bran: Hack

James Bran: Hack

Technology is making life easier, but at what cost? Join James Bran on a comedic exploration of phone addiction, privacy paranoia and his take on the “disruption” of democracy by a… 

Spring Day: When Push Comes to Shove – Free

Spring Day: When Push Comes to Shove – Free

Expect a fun night of sharp, well-crafted and mischievous stand-up that will tickle your fancy and your heart if you have one. 

Raul Kohli: The Greatest Hits

Raul Kohli: The Greatest Hits

Conceptual art, dance, theatre, somebody sh*tting on stage. 

Comedy in the Dark

Comedy in the Dark

This unique comedy experience returns to the Edinburgh after sell-out shows across the UK and Europe. 

Orlando Baxter: Finding Mariah

Orlando Baxter: Finding Mariah

Orlando Baxter explores the struggles of trying to reconnect with an absentee parent and the conversation that led to him discovering that he might have a half-sister. 

Stevie Gray: Arctic Monkeys' Midlife Crisis

Stevie Gray: Arctic Monkeys' Midlife Crisis

Award-winning Stevie smashes out a debut show of songs, stories and silliness whilst answering that all important question, what should the middle-aged Arctic Monkeys be singing ab… 

Nick Horseman: The Rhyme Scheme

Nick Horseman: The Rhyme Scheme

In 2018, Nick ‘Horse’ Horseman got married, survived a 6. 

Chris Betts: Dumb but Fair

Chris Betts: Dumb but Fair

An hour of stand-up about curiosity, horses, death and strip club etiquette. 

Lew Fitz: Chucky Egg (Work in Progress)

Lew Fitz: Chucky Egg (Work in Progress)

With his first solo show, stand-up comedian Lew Fitz (BBC New Comedy Award nominee 2018) covers a hilarious and often uncommon journey from his northern, working-class background a… 

Never Again

Never Again

Maggie Kowalski (Hackney Empire New Act of the Year 2018 runner-up, Funny Women Regional runner-up 2018) and Davina Bentley (Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian of the Year final… 

Motherhood: A Comedy

Motherhood: A Comedy

Tara has two children under two (yes they were both planned, thank you for asking. 

Stuart McPherson: Mr. November

Stuart McPherson: Mr. November

Stuart McPherson (as seen on BBC1) brings his hotly anticipated debut hour to the Fringe. 

Ben Clover – Smell The Magic, Daddy

Ben Clover – Smell The Magic, Daddy

The fifth solo show from award-winning stand-up Ben Clover. 

Martin Bearne and Joe McTernan: Milk and Two

Martin Bearne and Joe McTernan: Milk and Two

Join two of Scotland’s fastest rising comics for a fun hour of stand-up comedy. 

Tom Ballard: Enough

Tom Ballard: Enough

Best Show Nominee, Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2016. 

Absolute Zero: Jez Watts

Absolute Zero: Jez Watts

Fun, charming and playfully dirty, Australian comedian Jez Watts has performed with/supported Ari Shaffir, Brian Posehn, Duncan Trussell and The Dollop. 

Carl Donnelly: Shall We All Just Kill Ourselves?

Carl Donnelly: Shall We All Just Kill Ourselves?

Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Carl Donnelly (‘Observational genius’ (Guardian)) returns with a new show about how difficult it is to be a good person in the modern age. 

Njambi McGrath: Accidental Coconut

Njambi McGrath: Accidental Coconut

Brexit seems inescapable as the British stand at the crossroads of self-identity and nostalgia of a bygone era of an empire. 

Milton Jones: Milton Impossible

Milton Jones: Milton Impossible

One man. 

SalFunni Comedy

SalFunni Comedy

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

AAA Stand-Up at Underbelly

AAA Stand-Up at Underbelly

Total sell-out 2005-2018 returns with a brand-new line-up. 

Martin Pilgrim: I Write Jokes Not Tragedies

Martin Pilgrim: I Write Jokes Not Tragedies

Martin Pilgrim can’t go on like this. 

Robbie McShane Has Loads of Pals (and a Girlfriend Too)

Robbie McShane Has Loads of Pals (and a Girlfriend Too)

Robbie McShane with his first ever girlfriend and his new pals feels he is now in the position to give the knowledge onto others, like some pathetic God or something. 

Claptrap

Claptrap

Claptrap /’klaptrap/ noun: absurd or nonsensical talk or ideas. 

The Joy of Jokes

The Joy of Jokes

Truthful stand-up, funny stories, good jokes and a few ad-libs. 

Alex Hylton: Get Rich or Die Cryin'

Alex Hylton: Get Rich or Die Cryin'

A debut hour of material from one of the fastest-rising acts in the UK. 

The Antique Jokes Show

The Antique Jokes Show

Top acts dust off their most out-of-date material. 

Thunderc*nt

Thunderc*nt

This award-winning, five-star comedy show will grab you by the short and curlies. 

Old Jewish Jokes

Old Jewish Jokes

Seventh consecutive year for the UK’s longest-running and most successful ever Jewish comedy show. 

Sam Lake and Chloe Petts: Household Essentials

Sam Lake and Chloe Petts: Household Essentials

Sam Lake and Chloe Petts are Household Essentials. 

Aaaaaaaaand Now! Roger Swift's Machine Pun

Aaaaaaaaand Now! Roger Swift's Machine Pun

UK Pun finalist and writer of one of Dave’s Best Jokes of the Fringe, Roger Swift returns with his whirlwind rollercoaster ride of non-stop corny jokes, puns, one-liners, wordpla… 

Tamsyn Kelly: Petroc

Tamsyn Kelly: Petroc

Growing up on an estate near Lands End with a dangerous father and a disabled mother, Tamsyn dreamed of one day moving to London to become a total badass with enough money to buy f… 

The Pursuit of Happiness

The Pursuit of Happiness

Dave is a number-one bestselling author, he has presented for BBC, written for the Guardian, the Telegraph, Metro and Cosmopolitan and even got an award at the Houses of Parliament… 

Dave Chawner: Mental

Dave Chawner: Mental

A show about mental health (rather than mental illness). 

Luca Cupani: Lives I Never Lived

Luca Cupani: Lives I Never Lived

Which life would you choose if you had a second chance? Luca managed to narrow the possible answers down to a few options (legionnaire in the French Foreign Legion, Japanese swords… 

Josh Pugh: Maybe the Real Comedy Awards are the Friends We Made Along the Way

Josh Pugh: Maybe the Real Comedy Awards are the Friends We Made Along the Way

An hour of comedy and truth from English Comedian of the Year winner Josh Pugh. 

Joe Jacobs: Grimefulness

Joe Jacobs: Grimefulness

Joe Jacobs is back like he left his car keys. 

Stewart Francis: Into the Punset

Stewart Francis: Into the Punset

The star of Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo and Crackerjack embarks on a brand-new show, in this, his last tour ever! See him before he heads off. 

I Want an Irish Passport

I Want an Irish Passport

Everyone wants an Irish passport but what does being Irish really mean? Is there more than just drinking and the craic? Award-winning comic Mary Bourke presents a hilarious show on… 

Ahir Shah: Dots

Ahir Shah: Dots

Nominated for Best Show at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards in 2017 and 2018, Ahir Shah returns to the Fringe with a new hour of funny and good stand-up. 

Tony Cowards: Stepdad Jokes

Tony Cowards: Stepdad Jokes

Top one-liner comic, Tony Cowards (‘The best joke writer around’ (GQ Magazine)), returns with his hilarious new show about the trials and tribulations of becoming a step-parent and… 

60 Minutes to Save the World – Vladimir McTavish

60 Minutes to Save the World – Vladimir McTavish

Fake news, global warming, austerity, terrorism, the car crash that is Brexit. 

Craig Campbell's Joyful Pain

Craig Campbell's Joyful Pain

The craziest third of The Dinks and The Lumberjacks comedy trios, this ‘fantastic yarn weaver’ (Time Out) surges into his 30th year of stand-up and 20th since first performing at t… 

Simon Munnery: Alan Parker Urban Warrior Farewell Tour

Simon Munnery: Alan Parker Urban Warrior Farewell Tour

Once the most radical, now the only radical. 

Cool Jokes/Hot Takes

Cool Jokes/Hot Takes

Two award-winning comics in one show! We can’t tell you who they are. 

Laughing Horse Free Pick of The Fringe

Laughing Horse Free Pick of The Fringe

See the very best comedians selected from across the Fringe, with a different line-up of top comedians at every show. 

Samantha Hannah: How to Find Happiness (in a Year)

Samantha Hannah: How to Find Happiness (in a Year)

In 2018 Samantha, ‘one of the funniest ladies on the planet’ (RemoteGoat. 

Angus Dunican: Nice Bit of Kit

Angus Dunican: Nice Bit of Kit

A while back, things became too awful for Angus to cope with. 

So What?

So What?

It seems that in this modern world everyone’s got an opinion; and what’s more they all want you to know about it! But does anyone really care? When comedians start spouting their w… 

Sameer Katz: Amphibious

Sameer Katz: Amphibious

Ever try to do two things at once? Sameer is a PhD student and a comedian. 

George Egg: Movable Feast

George Egg: Movable Feast

Brand-new comedy from the stand-up who cooks on stage. 

Adam Rowe: Pinnacle

Adam Rowe: Pinnacle

Brand-new hour of opinionated, no holds barred stand-up from Liverpool Comedian of the Year Winner, English Comedian of the Year Finalist and Dave’s Best Joke of the Fringe Winne… 

Fern Brady: Power and Chaos

Fern Brady: Power and Chaos

As seen on Live from the BBC, Live from the Comedy Store, The Russell Howard Hour and Live at the Apollo. 

Best of Edinburgh Showcase Show

Best of Edinburgh Showcase Show

Great value, great venue and great fun! Lunchtime compilation showcasing comedians you must not miss with new line-ups every day hand-picked from across the Fringe. 

The Golden Path

The Golden Path

I was nine when my Dad taught me to cycle. 

Alfie Brown: Imagination

Alfie Brown: Imagination

This is a brand-new hour from Alfie Brown about family, friendship and inherited belief. 

Nick Everritt: The Deconstruction

Nick Everritt: The Deconstruction

Watch in awe as a man in a suit demonstrates his mastery of every genre of comedy. 

Gavin Webster: Buddhism and Other Such Rubbish

Gavin Webster: Buddhism and Other Such Rubbish

Buddhism? Absolute nonsense! I’m appalled about it or something. 

Jamali Maddix: Work in Progress

Jamali Maddix: Work in Progress

Critically acclaimed comedian and host of Viceland’s Hate Thy Neighbour and Channel 4’s Adventures in Futureland, Jamali Maddix has just come back from his first world tour. 

The Rat Pack Comedy – Anything Goes!

The Rat Pack Comedy – Anything Goes!

The best comedy and cabaret at the Fringe! Six sell-out years. 

2 Girls, 1 Cup... of Comedy

2 Girls, 1 Cup... of Comedy

Award-winning comedian Samantha Baines (Lee Nelson’s Well Funny People) brings you a supersized cup of comedy with TV names, the very best new comedians and brilliant guest MCs. 

Joe McTernan: What's Up with My Head?

Joe McTernan: What's Up with My Head?

If you love sitting on a chair and watching stand-up comedy then this is the show for you! Joe is an up-and-coming comedian based in Edinburgh. 

Morgan Rees and Riordan DJ: Coming to Terms

Morgan Rees and Riordan DJ: Coming to Terms

Coming to Terms is an hour of stand-up comedy featuring two award-nominated and winning acts. 

Kaned Laughter

Kaned Laughter

Award-winning writer and broadcaster, Russ Kane, brings his London and LA sell-out one-man show to Edinburgh for the first time. 

Caroline Mabey – Hair of the Dog

Caroline Mabey – Hair of the Dog

Caroline Mabey’s husband/boyfriend/partner (whatever!) just quit his accounting job to train as a dog groomer. 

A Jewish Sexagenarian and a Liverpudlian Plumber Walk Into a Bar

A Jewish Sexagenarian and a Liverpudlian Plumber Walk Into a Bar

Henry Churniavsky (2019 Not So New Comedian of the Year semi-finalist) is a grumpy Jewish sexagenarian who’s just got through a mid-life crisis and now old age approaches. 

Radu Isac: Good Excuses for Sociopaths

Radu Isac: Good Excuses for Sociopaths

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

Nick Elleray: Big Nick Energy

Nick Elleray: Big Nick Energy

Nick Elleray brings the mellow thunder to the Fringe with a brand-new stand-up show with a great new zeitgeisty title that the kids will love. 

James Cook: The Show That Literally Nobody Tried to Ban

James Cook: The Show That Literally Nobody Tried to Ban

Sarcastic nonsense, ridiculous stories and crackpot theories. 

Glitter Business

Glitter Business

Comedy colleagues and blue-sky thinkers Louise Bastock and Liz Guterbock are back with some game-changing ideas you need on your radar. 

Donald Alexander: The Great

Donald Alexander: The Great

Scottish Comedy Award winner Donald Alexander is back with more long-limbed and surreal stand up. 

Sid Singh: American Refugee

Sid Singh: American Refugee

From the mind who performed on / wrote for BBC Three, Comedy Central UK, Boom Chicago and had his debut Comedy Album hit number three on iTunes. 

Comedy Freak Show

Comedy Freak Show

Come one, come all to this tragic affair! Comedy Freak Show is an exhibition of comedic rarities. 

Jamie Oliphant: The Oliphant in the Room

Jamie Oliphant: The Oliphant in the Room

Jamie, affable dweeb but viciously misanthropic cyclist, will explain how a head-on collision with a car and his first year teaching completely changed his opinion on humans. 

Hari Kanth: This Train Terminates Here

Hari Kanth: This Train Terminates Here

A comedy show about definitely not wanting kids. 

Bad Boys

Bad Boys

Jamie ‘an engaging presence’ D’Souza and Chelsea ‘good gags’ Birkby (Chortle. 

Martha McBrier: Happiness Bully

Martha McBrier: Happiness Bully

Don’t be bullied into cheering up or thinking positive. 

Tales from the Balkans

Tales from the Balkans

A brutally honest show about growing up in the Balkans, then somehow moving to Malta, and finally ending up in London to become a pizza boy. 

Lewis Schaffer is Mr Diabetes – Free

Lewis Schaffer is Mr Diabetes – Free

Lewis Schaffer is a New York Jewish comic. 

Paul Sinha: Hazy Little Thing Called Love

Paul Sinha: Hazy Little Thing Called Love

Thus far, Paul has lived his life content in the understanding that stability and emotional happiness were lovely ideas but not really for him. 

Jane Hill: Addicted to Fun

Jane Hill: Addicted to Fun

Jane used to be fun. 

Adrian Tauss and Sasha Ellen: Get a Room

Adrian Tauss and Sasha Ellen: Get a Room

Adrian Tauss and Sasha Ellen are stand-ups who have been inappropriately funny in public and have been told to get a room. 

Matt Hobs BSc (Bristolian of Science)

Matt Hobs BSc (Bristolian of Science)

Matt Hobs is a proud Bristolian, Doctor of Science and silly sausage. 

Andy Storey: Still (Awkward) Life

Andy Storey: Still (Awkward) Life

‘It’s difficult, I think, being a human person. 

Cordelia and Dimple: Buffet

Cordelia and Dimple: Buffet

Dimple’s biggest fear? Looking down from heaven (post-murder) to watch her religiously vegan parents learn that the contents of her last meal involved a chicken and an egg. 

An Audience with... That Never Was, but Is 'An Audience with... Jimmy Whobblers' (with Jimmy Whobblers)

An Audience with... That Never Was, but Is 'An Audience with... Jimmy Whobblers' (with Jimmy Whobblers)

Showbiz stalwart and Wheezing Dragon Best Newcomer (1980, 1982), Whobblers returns for one last debut show. 

Olga Koch: If/Then

Olga Koch: If/Then

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Olga Koch is back! Ahead of her BBC Radio 4 special, the acclaimed stand-up tells a love story through the medium of computer programming (which she … 

Big Wendy

Big Wendy

2018 was going to be Emily’s year. 

Dave Green: Guest Bed

Dave Green: Guest Bed

Dave grew up with two beds in his bedroom and he’s trying to find out why. 

Bobby Mair: Cockroach

Bobby Mair: Cockroach

He’s survived adoption, both his moms dying, mental breakdowns, addiction and getting diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. 

Travis Jay: Funny, Petty, Cool

Travis Jay: Funny, Petty, Cool

After attending the festival in 1994 as a young boy to watch his mother Angie Le Mar perform, Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year nominee Travis Jay is bringing his own show to … 

Jay Light: Fake It Til You Make It

Jay Light: Fake It Til You Make It

‘One of the best roasters in Los Angeles’ (Jeff Ross). 

Ian Lane – Paperweight

Ian Lane – Paperweight

Remember Bravo Two Zero? Of The First Gulf War fame? Ian Lane does.