Maxwell’s back in Edinburgh for the last weekend of August.
A stolen backpack, a break-up and a global pandemic – Austria’s most famous (and only) lesbian is ready to become British.
Part game show and part chat show.
Alex Bertulis-Fernandes (So You Think You’re Funny? and 2Northdown New Act semi-finalist) and Sharlin Jahan (as heard on BBC Essex and Union JACK Radio) present White Chicks 2, a w…
Fraser Brown takes the audience on a hilarious and dark analysis of his own anxieties.
Rich Wilson is fast becoming one of the most in-demand comedians in the land with his award-winning shows, podcasts and radio shows.
Martin Mor is doing a stand-up comedy show. It is called At The Edge.
Two 30-minute sets of stand-up from Northern up-and-coming comedians Paddy Young (As seen on ITV2, Sky, Channel 4) and Adam Flood (BBC New Comedian 2019 Nominee, Winner of BTF Worl…
Daniel’s 11th new show became the world’s first big post-pandemic live tour, selling over 40,000 tickets in Australia in April alone.
A preview show of the fourth national tour for Geoff Norcott, following on the back of Conswervative, Traditionalism and Taking Liberties.
A brand-new hour of stand-up comedy from the hilariously funny, aggressively nerdy and downright adorable Sasha Ellen.
An interactive comedic look on why comedian Scott Adams is still as penniless as the day he was born, can you help him turn around his fortunes? With tales of walking the breadline…
I’m still writing this show as you read this because I thought there was more chance of me having a fringe this year than Edinburgh.
Stephen Buchanan (BBC New Comedy Award, Scottish Comedian of the Year) and Liam Withnail (Amused Moose Winner for Outstanding Show, Scottish Compere of the Year) are back and rarin…
A year indoors left Daphna Baram, a sociable animal even at the worst of times, compelled to spend the first year of her 50s chatting with her unforgiving self.
Take a gonzo dive into a world of sex dungeons, meth and so much more with New York City comedian, Katharyn Henson.
Four nights only! Chaos guaranteed! Jason’s lockdown lesson is that we all need to play a bit more in our lives and not be afraid to make a holy show of ourselves! This will be a l…
So far, Paul has lived his life content in the understanding that stability and emotional happiness were lovely ideas but not really for him.
Amy Matthews and Krystal Evans bring their works in progress to the Monkey Barrel stage.
Skanks just wanna have a clean bill of health, the adoration of the public and some decent recycling facilities.
At 41, skinny national treasure Mark Watson is halfway through his days on earth according to his £1.
Join Late Stage Comedy as we put on five evenings featuring some of the best up-and-coming comics from across the East Midlands and beyond! Each night will be full of laughs and fe…
Come one, come all to this tragic affair! Stand-up comedy show featuring acts that are positively freaky.
Join Joanne as she revisits her irreverent and critically acclaimed show The Prosecco Express.
She’s an engineer who worships 30000 gods.
HaHanitarian Intervention is a standup comedy show by diverse international com(ic)batants from different countries (Russia, USA, UK-Zimbabwe, Canada, Malaysia) united by comedy a…
As the public discourse on trans people becomes more toxic in the UK, comedian and trans woman Jen Ives is here to sort it all out, hun.
Over 50, Scottish, female, free-form double act – Beware of imitations – These ladies are the real deal.
Brand new, uncensored and totally unrehearsed.
Two award-winning comedians premier their latest routines after a year inside.
‘Rising star of the British stand-up scene’ (List).
A nearly comedy about my memories as a professional stripper and near-hero during the London Bridge terror attack in 2017.
In her work-in-progress show, In the Dark, Adele ponders the power of knowledge, the power in refusing it, and all things that go on when the lights go off.
Since 2005, the Comedy Club 4 Kids has been getting the best stand-ups and sketch acts from the international circuit to dazzle children (aged 6+) and their families.
Thought your 2020 was bad? You get home, the door is smashed and a burglar flees.
Turning 33, Brian quit his job, packed his beard and took off on a 6-month round-the-world adventure.
Ben’s getting older, what should be the final flurries of youth sees him fall squarely into middle age with new ailments to contend with, medical dilemmas, alarming levels of grump…
Tom Little won the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year, was a BBC Radio New Comedy Award finalist and his 2018 Edinburgh show was nominated for the Amused Moose Comedy Award.
Glenn has burned his party lifestyle to the ground and from the ashes emerged a phoenix of personal responsibility that includes a wife, two kids and a nice little house in the cou…
Hosted by Colin Etches and Rachel Morton-Young, the Sounds Proper Comedy Showcase presents a variety of high-quality stand-up comedians every Sunday.
The smash-hit show returns for its seventh year! Top TV comedians hate on topics suggested by the audience.
Comedians look at the hilarious side of philosophy.
Eddie Mullarkey brings you on a hilarious, almost entirely honest and wild journey of growing up as a mama’s boy in the west of Ireland, being a failed Catholic, and coming to term…
A heady mix of comedy, humour, poems, jokes, gags, lyrics and wordplay.
Comedy set-swapping live! The cult-hit show where comedians perform their own jokes, then each others’.
See the very best comedians selected from across the Fringe, with a different top-notch comedy line-up every night – as this show returns to Edinburgh for its 18th year.
Brilliantly self-deprecating stand-up, Will Mars, is a supercharged combination of old-school joke-telling and modern, autobiographical wit.
It’s a Fringe 1st.
Barry Ferns has been performing life-affirming comedy shows on Arthur’s Seat since 2007.
One-liners and light-hearted jokes from the master of wordplay.
Award-winning gag merchant (2016 UK Pun Champion winner) Masai Graham delivers over one hundred naughty jokes in just half an hour.
Stand-up show about comedy triggering the wrath of woke mobs.
Hot girl summer is finally here and Eleanor Conway is ready for some post lockdown dating – she’s Vaxxed and Waxxed (and ready to climax!) Join her for a TMI post-pandemic catch-…
As seen and heard on Netflix, Union Jack Radio and the Max Turner final.
Enjoy an hour of the best up-and-coming, one-liner comedians on the circuit in this celebration of puns, one-liners and wordplay.
Award-winning comedian Raul Kohli picks up to five of the best upcoming acts on the circuit right now for a late-night comedy extravaganza! Including some very secret special guest…
Pick of the Fringe award winner Ivor Dembina, presents a revised and updated version of his solo Jewish comedy show – a story with jokes about Israel, Palestine and the Jews.
Raul Kohli was going to do a show about how blind faith is rational in 2020.
Award-winning gag merchant (2016 UK Pun Champion winner) Masai Graham delivers over one hundred clean jokes in just half an hour.
Multi-award-winning Fringe veteran Ben Clover brings his latest stand-up show to The Hanover Tap.
After a critically acclaimed debut hour, Ollie Horn returns with a new hour of stand-up about what happens when you let yourself try new things.
It’s been a long time since we could go see live comedy, but it’s back! Award-winning comic Ben Clover presents a different bill of top stand-ups each evening.
Why is it that so many things in life seem like a cruel joke? People who love animals are allergic; oxygen is poisonous; the cause for baldness and body hair are the same.
Just the best bits from over a decade in comedy.
A comedy review of the year that was cancelled from ‘one of the finest acts on the Scottish comedy circuit’ (Guardian).
The hit stand-up panel show where the audience can join in the fun without being picked on! Three top stand-ups answer the daft questions the you’ve picked, and respond by using th…
Rebels Without Applause! An hour of stand-up comedy from three up-and-coming comics! Featuring: Luke Terry, Jonnie Smith and Ed Thorn.
Pick of the Fringe award winner (2019).
Alex Farrow: Philosophy Pig.
He’s back with a brand new comedy show for 2021! Mask off, mic on, laughs had! Four-time Scottish Comedian of the Year finalist.
The best mixed-bill comedy night in Edinburgh, featuring your favourite comedians from around the Fringe.
The Big Show returns to the Fringe! Monkey Barrel Comedy’s top-rated, sell-out weekend extravaganza is on every night at 22:15 (not 12th), with a top mixed-bill line-up each even…
Angus Coutts, Michael Welch and Ralph Brown are three of the Scottish comedy circuit’s rising stars and are making their big return to the Edinburgh Fringe after multiple sell-out …
Love him or hate Him, Raymond Mearns is over the Covid and back doing what he does best at The Beehive Inn.
Triple bill with Scotland’s most exciting emerging comedy stars sharing the stage to bring you some fantastic new stand-up.
The Scottish Comedy Festival’s official Pick of the Fringe showcase returns for a ninth hilarious year with another phenomenal handpicked selection of our favourite acts from acr…
We’ve been entertaining audiences all over Europe and Ireland since 2012, with sell-out shows in Holland, Germany, Belgium, Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Moscow and many mo…
Three mates, who’ve never met in real life and whose brains are as far apart comedically as they are geographically, bring you an hour of comedy with themeless cohesion.
Tom Mayhew is a professional comedian.
Join two of Scotland’s finest comedians for an hour of energetic stand-up with unique observations and hilarious stories.
Performing remotely to no audience, comedian David ‘Dave’ Davidson struggles to maintain the momentum in his act.
After sitting in the house for the past 15 months, Gary returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with stories and jokes that have earned him his reputation as one of Scotland’s top comedian…
Talk about doing what it says on the tin! The Stand’s flagship contemporary Scottish comedy show returns! A Fringe institution but this time with four acts, seating, table service …
Watch German Comedy Ambassador give everything a good rinse and witness him wring sense out of the nonsensical.
Get pumped and party this Fringe! ‘Class.
Ah, the 90s! The decade that Shaparak was in her twenties and ‘ladette’ culture ruled the school.
Jay switches off Zoom, changes out of her loungewear and prepares to say something more than ‘cheers, Amazon man’.
Don’t miss this post-pandemic solo show from the multi-award-winning Scottish stand-up regularly hailed as the best headliner in the country.
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…
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…
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.
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.
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 has a gift for taking a social norm and gently mocking it until it seems utterly ridiculous’ (New York Times).
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.
Norcott’s unique brand of provocative stand-up is returning to Edinburgh.
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.
The biggest, brightest comedians at the Edinburgh Fringe all in one huge show, staged in the famous Udderbelly.
‘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…
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…
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.
If you want to make the finest wine, use the sweetest grape on the vine.
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…
The kid’s back with another hour of lo-fi stand-up comedy to chill or study to.
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.
This year’s show is all about why I cancelled last year’s 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.
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.
Ross is a father of four cool guys and still the coolest guy in town.
Tired of the goose? Swan Power is here.
Horror in all it’s forms from the brilliant, brutal mind of one of Scotland’s most talented comics.
Andy Quirk presents a colossal comedy showdown of ten-minute tasters from stand-up, sketch, musical and character comedy shows at the Fringe.
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.
Great value lunchtime comedy compilation showcase featuring the best and brightest of this year’s Fringe comics.
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…
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.
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…
The Edinburgh Comedy Award winner is back at the Fringe with her highly anticipated, brand-new show.
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 …
This unique comedy experience returns to the Edinburgh Fringe after sell-out shows across the UK and Europe.
Four of the best new acts on the circuit, selected by Just the Tonic.
Established as one of the best shows of the Fringe.
A brand new hour of jokes from Alfie Brown; the country’s best non-famous comedian.
New double act, Shenoah Allen (Pajama Men) and Nina Conti (in a buffalo suit) gonna stare into your souls through their own cracked worldview.
Get pumped and party this fringe! ‘Class.
Join rising star Jamie D’Souza as he performs his highly anticipated debut stand-up show about his first school crush.
Born and bred in Manchester and just your atypical northern bloke, Josh Jones is taking the circuit by storm.
Fresh from supporting Michael McIntyre and Romesh Ranganathan, ‘Fringe favourite’ (BroadwayWorld.
So many comedians, so little time! Twelve top comedy and variety acts perform ridiculously short sets in one furiously fast-paced showcase.
They say comedy’s about speaking truth to power.
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…
Last year’s show, Dressing for Dinner, earned Evans some of the most ecstatic reviews of his career including an unbeaten 4.
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.
‘Dazzling, inspired, perfectly observed.
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…
Cork comedian Chris Kent is back with more kids, stories and a keep cup to compensate for his guilt about overpopulation.
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.
Award-winning show from critically acclaimed Irish stand-up Andrew Ryan.
Lil’ Keys, big jokes.
Out of the swirling maelstrom he steps; his sword of jokes, his shield of whimsy and his armour made of a third amusing thing.
When you type ‘George Lewis’ into Google, the suggestions that follow are pretty boring.
Dog Instagram, embarrassing massages, other Gareth Waughs in the world.
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…
As stand-up comedy’s fourth shortest comedian, Jo is concerned that disability is getting a bit too “cool”.
Four years ago, Aaron gained a nickname based solely on being in a wheelchair.
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 …
Baker (GameDay Warm-Up and Glory Hunters co-host on talkSPORT) is Devonshire and proud.
A new hour of stand-up from the biggest wee fanny in Scottish comedy.
Attitudes towards disability have changed since Jamie’s school made him the first blind hurdler in Glasgow and – let’s face it – the world.
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…
Here he comes again, trotting on to the stage with all of the misplaced confidence of a waiter with no pad.
Dane is now a grown-ass black man.
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.
Everything’s a matter of time, one way or another.
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.
Joanne McNally; sweetheart, nightmare and Dublin Fringe Best Performer nominee returns to Edinburgh with her new show.
Unless you want it to be.
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 …
Bolshie, self-serving bachelor girl and main character on the planet, Brodi Snook met and kissed a tall, hot, nice, hot, tall boy.
Life coming at Ivo ever faster; Ivo trying to respond ever funnier.
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…
Watson, at 40, is halfway through his life according to the life expectancy calculator.
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…
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…
A new hour of stand-up from the 2018 Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee.
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.
The Death Hilarious: Razer starts out with a pretty solid premise: since his Fringe debut in 2017, Darren J.
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…
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.
The semi-final of the 2019 Funny Women Awards.
In cahoots with Deborah Frances-White (Guilty Feminist), Amnesty International’s revered Secret Policeman’s Tour comes to Edinburgh.
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.
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.
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 has spent twenty years being a beacon of hope amongst the cynical cruelty of stand-up comedy.
Being Frank is a truly very special show, performed by stand up veteran Imaan Hadchiti.
Jena Friedman is scared shitless and wants to feel less alone.
Here Comes Your Man is a lovely hour of storytelling from a bright new talent Matt Hoss.
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 is a nice man who is doing his best.
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…
Celebrating 32 years of the UK’s biggest and best comedy newcomer competition.
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.
Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee brings 2017’s smash-hit show back to the Fringe.
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…
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).
The self-proclaimed loser of America’s Got Talent breaks from his Vegas residency and US tour for a limited Fringe run.
The award-winning Aussie comedian is back with a brand-new show, taking on the end of the world.
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…
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…
“Is it a stand-up show, is it a rally?” Nish Kumar certainly blurs the boundaries between the two.
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.
Have you ever been to a comedy show by someone who can travel through dimensions, from one world to another? No, me neither.
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.
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…
11+ explores the strange and funny challenges we go through in trying to get into a grammar school.
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.
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…
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.
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 …
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 is former Cambridge Footlight Milo Edwards’ debut hour at Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Funny, young, hot and one of them is ethnic.
Join us for a one-off comedy extravaganza, raising awareness for one of the most pressing issues of our time – protecting our planet.
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.
He’s the man who put the foot into football.
One of the UK’s foremost political satirists, Andrew Doyle returns to Edinburgh for his eighth solo stand-up show.
Join Funny Women for a sparkling mix of comedy featuring the brightest new, emerging and established talent at the Fringe.
Award-winning writer and stand-up Katie Mulgrew used to be a card-carrying God botherer.
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.
The affable globetrotting comedian returns with a show consisting of hilarious comedy deconstruction and anecdotes from his many overseas trips. There is no shark…
Fraser Gibson spends his time shamelessly promoting himself about town as a way to make a living.
The anxiety-riddled writer/doormat for a famous comedian stumbles into the big-time stand-up spotlight and decides to stay, with hilarious conseq.
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…
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, …
I remember situations so awkward death seemed like a viable option.
Zoe Lyons packs out the Gilded Balloon with stand-up that raises the bar for Fringe comedy.
If you’re looking for high quality stand up from a master of observational comedy, you’ve come to the right place.
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…
Award-winning, rising stars from QM Comedy Society and the London comedy circuit deliver an hour full of social commentary and silliness.
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…
Would everything be better if piratical misanthrope Chris Kehoe was in charge? Maybe.
UK-based Australian comedian Thomas Green, brings his engaging storytelling-style stand-up and face of elasticity back to Edinburgh.
During his already very busy schedule, life threw a heart attack at Aled which he found to be most inconvenient.
Like you, Steve knows the world is in trouble.
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.
Truly funny, indigenous comedy, Aboriginal Comedy Allstars features three Aboriginal Australian comedians: Kevin Kropinyeri, Steph Tisdell and Andy Saunders.
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 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 …
Beyoncé’s Diva is blasting out as we wait for London Hughes to arrive.
Edinburgh Fringe – and let’s be honest, the comedy world in general – is saturated with male comedians.
You can never be entirely sure if the material a comedian is sharing is true, based in truth, or completely fabricated.
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’s Edinburgh show 10,432 Sheep is about her struggle with insomnia, and her approach to coping with life in general.
Award-winning comedian Cassidy has had a crazy year.
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…
Eliott has never cared for sex.
What does a busy, modern, single woman do when she finds a lump in her breast? She cracks jokes.
This unique comedy experience returns to the Edinburgh after sell-out shows across the UK and Europe.
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’s latest Fringe performance is a politically charged, self-deprecating show based on sound political analysis and funny life anecdotes.
Sofie Hagen enters the stage, seemingly nervous despite her extensive experience on the comedy circuit.
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…
“I wanna be woke, but I’m tired.
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.
Nominated for Best New Show at this year’s Leicester Comedy Festival.
Jessie and Bebe Cave. Sisters. Working out a new show.
Ishi Khan: I’mMigrant! A fun comedy show about migration, identity and belonging from award-nominated comedienne.
Simone Belshaw presents Goblin and Fiends, a romp into femininity, idiocy, foxes and omelettes.
The 90s: the Spice Girls, New Labour and Titanic.
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…
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…
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…
Liam Malone, it’s fair to say, is not backwards at coming forwards.
Hench is an engaging exploration of female strength in its many forms.
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.
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…
This show brings you some of the funniest comedians from around the Fringe to laugh, joke and talk passionately about their favourite geek passions.
The Oxford Revue returns with its celebrated Free Fringe variety bill.
As an Indian-American immigrant living in the Middle East, Arzoo is bombarded with mixed messages on how to be a proper lady.
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…
See the Proopcast Live in hot Edinburgh.
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…
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…
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 …
Tommy Fury once said “if life is a game, then love is the prize”.
One day the earth might be so devastated that we might need to leave for a distant planet.
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.
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.
Stand Up for Shelter returns for another year at the Fringe bringing you a fantastic showcase of comedy, all in aid of Shelter.
Observational stand-up comedy about modern-life oddities delivered with sarcastic, dry and witty humour.
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 (as seen on Channel 4) presents his uplifting, sell-out show, Baggy Point.
A stand-up showcase featuring purveyor of one-liners and ‘Long Man’, Josh Massen, and storyteller and ‘Short Man’, Phil Green.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
James Barr is single.
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.
Disability access at the Fringe is a joke.
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.
Standard Issue, the podcast founded by Sarah Millican, returns to Edinburgh for a fourth year.
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.
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.
Newcastle Comedy Society have decided the one thing the Fringe is lacking is student comedy.
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 …
Hundreds entered, only a handful survive – now one will be crowned Britain’s Funniest Student 2019.
Oxford Revue alumnus John Rayner (‘laugh-out-loud.
Official launch of Ireland’s premier comedy festival, featuring top acts from the 2019 programme, including Andrew Maxwell, Terry Alderton and Danny O’Brien.
Yes, that’s right reader: it’s me.
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.
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.
Karl Theobald (Hang Ups, Plebs, GameFace, Green Wing) is back in his element, making his long-awaited return to the live comedy arena.
Have a laugh and help raise money for ICAHD UK: Resisting Apartheid, Building a Shared Democracy.
Hi guys, Ed here.
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…
Sweden’s top female comedian Josefin Johansson, TV presenter and singer takes her sold-out show Girl Stuff abroad for the first time.
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…
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…
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…
‘Bold, subversive and dominant’ (ObjectivelyFunny.
Helen Bauer hits the Fringe hard with this compelling comedy debut which is slick, sassy and super satisfying.
John Hastings is back at the Fringe and has moved out of his regular haunt, the Pleasance Courtyard, to a more homely Monkey Barrel.
Nicola and Rosie Dempsey (aka: Flo & Joan) walk out to polite applause before stumbling through the intro bars of their opening number.
Eleanor Conway's vagina has a name (Jenny), and this is important to know.
Elliot Wengler lives at home in a village in the middle of nowhere and is fine with that.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Notes towards a new show from ‘the world’s greatest living stand-up’ (Times).
As featured in the top Edinburgh Fringe jokes of all time in The Scotsman, The Independent and The Mirror.
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…
Later! Ramblier! Jimeoin’s 26th Fringe! ‘Inspired ramblings.
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 …
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.
After a sell-out Fringe, Mawaan (BBC Three, Netflix) is back to shape a new bonkers show.
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.
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…
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 has honed his comic storytelling craft to a fine point.
Brister presents an hour’s whistle stop tour on the nature of privilege, and how we can stop it creating ‘total bell ends’.
There are lots of words you can use to describe Jon Long, purveyor of clever gags and witty songs.
Join us for an evening of stand-up comedy to raise funds for Barnardo’s.
Vic and Bob meets French and Saunders at the Double R Diner in The Salon.
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 returns to the Fringe after a bumper year in 2018 where her show For Worse as nominated for Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcommer.
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 can really get a room worked up.
Mark Nelson struts on stage to banging Rammstein industrial metal, plunging headfirst into a heady rhetoric on Brexit.
Phil Wang needs this more than us, or so he tells the packed Pleasance venue he’s playing this year.
I, John Kearns, and I, Pat Cahill, join hands to present our messy, loving, self-flagellant off-Broadway show, 110%.
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.
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.
Five years ago, Pete Nash was about to board a plane to Silicon Valley to sell his business for seven figures.
Ollie and Josh are two lovely guys, who it’d be a pleasure to spend an afternoon with.
Laura Lexx is back with twice the energy and three times the sparkle, courting controversy with her own brand of comicality.
This is a show for the fans.
It is common to see stand-up comedians at the Edinburgh Fringe be either unnecessarily controversial or unimaginatively bland.
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 is back and this time it’s serious.
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.
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.
BAFTA Award-winning comedian Iain Stirling returns to the Fringe following a sell-out tour, with a load of new jokes, read off notes.
Jason Byrne returns with his brand-new show, Wrecked but Ready.
On stage, six pieces of paper, fixed by clips, are suspended on a washing line.
"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…
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…
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.
Australia’s top comedians take on England’s best in a five-test comedy series to claim the Comedy Ashes.
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.
Hi neighbours, key agenda items for tonight’s meeting: 1.
‘The comedy thrill of a lifetime’ ***** (Scotsman).
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…
Back in Edinburgh for its fifth year, We’re Sorry! A rotating showcase of Canadian comedians in town for the Fringe.
An English lawyer, a German IT guy, and an Israeli TV writer throw away their life to entertain you.
‘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.
The finest Geordie, Scottish and Australian comedians come together for a fantastic hour of stand-up comedy.
Deadpan comic Annie McGrath returns with her third stand-up show.
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…
Collective noun: cats, kittens, vaginas.
Emma Shaw needs help.
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…
Leo Kearse isn't, by his own admission, a 'woke' comedian.
Jacques Barrett, Bart Freebairn and Mick Neven – three of Australia’s finest headline acts, finally teaming up for a three-pronged 8pm comedy assault.
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.
A nice boy tries his best.
A stand-up comedy show with two halves, by two comedians united by the powerful force of convenience.
Essays about growing up a Texan cattle-raising milk-drinking gay baptist, to become a barefoot plant-based health coach.
Russell performs his work-in-progress show testing new material.
Deepu Dileepan presents a string of wildly hilarious stories that deconstructs belongingness in present day society.
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…
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.
Sadia is a British Asian comedian from London tackling sex, relationships and identity in her no-holds-barred style.
2019 sees our (your) Jacques enter his 10th year as a full-time comic.
Highly anticipated debut hour from a uniquely silly and cerebral stand-up.
Nav Chima grew up so poor she lived in a discarded soda can.
How do you find love if you’re too ugly for Love Island? According to Nicola’s mother you contact the Daily Mail.
Free Fringe founder and Comedy Awards Panel Prize winner (2009) PBH returns after illness to serve up waffle, scrud, bilge, tosh and gibbering drivel.
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…
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…
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…
Being dumped is hard.
From standstill to stand-up in two years.
The Welsh optimist returns to the festival – and this year, he’s been trying to escape.
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.
Is Laura Fell mental or an absolute legend? Come find out.
The funny side of Australia.
Successful women doing the 9 to 5.
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 …
Actor, comedian and social media superstar Celeste Barber is the self-proclaimed queen of everyday sophistication and low-budget lifestyle aspiration.
Paul Savage is no stranger to shame.
Stars of The Football Show on YahooSport, Jim and Dave perform a comedy show about the beautiful game.
Brand-new musical comedy show from carnage wielding, storm stud of a snazzy idiot: Katie Pritchard.
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…
A one-off comedy extravaganza! For the past 35 years, the Pleasance has been the home of new comedy talent in Edinburgh.
Your best friend (and acclaimed stand-up) Jack Barry is worried about you.
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…
At Miskatonic Time Travel University two lecturers await news of a study grant.
Tom Little won the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2015 and never stopped going on about it.
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…
Legendary festival favourite, stand-up comedian, film and television star Omid Djalili returns for eight shows only.
Learn the skills and art of stand-up comedy performance on this two-day intensive comedy training course.
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…
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…
Maureen Younger is feeling at odds with the world.
Chris returns to the Fringe with his third solo show.
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…
Nigel Lovell went to school with a murderer.
Harun Musho’d’s second solo stand-up show compares life and events in the 70s and today.
Irish comedian Colin Chadwick is a quick thinker.
The rising cult comic presents a show for those without hope, looking for some.
The news is too horrible to joke about, so Joe’s looking for a new shtick.
Following a short run at The London Palladium I return to the Fringe for the 10th time.
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 …
Described last year as the best-kept secret of the Fringe, one of Ireland’s best comedy writers returns with another brand-new show.
As a boy, Josh Baulf aspired to be a lad.
Three comics, one hour, absolute mischief.
What’s better than one stand-up comedian for free? That’s right, two stand-up comedians for free.
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; …
Elliot has done a sober stint, completed a Roast Battle with his dad and got merked in a Muay Thai fight.
The evil queen usually gets bad press, but not in this show.
A true revolution and reinvention of the roast show format! Join us in the late hours for Scot Roast: Afterburn.
A cancer diagnosis reveals a suicidal boob.
Lubna explores her identity as a Scottish Pakistani muslim women living in a world dominated by fat, blonde, white men.
The Argentinean, New York-based comedian explores how the concept of privilege works around the world and challenges the existence of white privilege.
An hour of gorgeous stand-up from two gorgeous comedians.
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.
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…
‘Dad, you’re going to hell.
Born in Greece and living in the UK, George is a UK, Europe and Australia comedy club favourite, appearing on BBC One and Sky.
Ruth Hunter grew up in Ireland in the 90s and was frankly disappointed when the millennium bug didn’t take effect.
Curled in up bed, Eleanor binge-watches true crime, completely insulated from the actual crime outside her door.
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…
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…
Top Ten Best Reviewed Shows, Edinburgh 2018 (Comedy.
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.
Richard Wright is just happy to be involved.
In this 45-minute work-in-progress show Joseph attempts to separate the wheat from the chaff.
From 2018 audience reviews: ‘He milked me.
Join Mary O’Connell and Patrick Healy for an hour of laughs and insights into their underwhelming lives.
Russell Howard, Miranda Hart, Tim Minchin.
Best New Show nominee – Leicester Comedy Festival 2019.
Ménage à trois.
When you are given a class project of Flat Stanley who better than your stand-up comedian Uncle Dave to do it for you.
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…
People who walk too slow.
Ruby is having her birthday party and all of Edinburgh is invited.
Squeeze in with two talented up-and-coming comedians.
Undeniably nice young man stands around for 45 minutes, prompting a good time and the temporary approval of himself.
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…
Brett Johnson’s Poly-Theist is a charming and quirky peek into the world of polyamory.
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…
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…
A late-night stand-up comedy show that explores sex and the supernatural.
A character comedy show from a comedian with real character.
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.
Every dead body on Mount Everest was once a very motivated person.
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!
Show about family, taking risks and embracing change, Michelle unexpectedly fell into the world of comedy.
Jimmy McGhie brings show number nine to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Four top-quality, fowl-mouthed acts, hand-plucked from around the festival.
Two years ago, Matt Watson (‘Good Canadian fun’ (Wingspan Entertainment)) moved to Scotland.
Angus, Bylgja and Michael are almost cool but not quite.
Fresh from the Oxford Revue, Elaine (‘effortless and off the cuff’ (Cherwell)) and Olley (‘fabulously funny lyrics’ (OxfordOpeningNight.
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.
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…
After travelling the world with her first solo show 50% Canadian, 100% Crazy, Let’s Laugh, a lot had changed in Michelle’s life.
Aged just 17, Brian forged his mother’s signature, borrowed €10k and ran away to New Zealand.
Gus Lymburn invites you to join him for an anarchic hour of nonsense.
Hello, my name is Edd Hedges.
Jenny and Pauline are buffered between their children and elderly relatives and they’re waiting for their lives to load.
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.
Hi, I’m Eddy Brimson.
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,…
Amused Moose Best Fringe Show 2018 winner.
‘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…
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.
Stand up comedy from the master of wordplay, Richard Pulsford, in his sixth year with The Scottish Comedy Festival at The Beehive Inn.
Fresh from touring the UK and Australia, the feel-good comedy maestro.
Rising stars Louise Young and Anja Atkinson make their Fringe debut.
A dissection of one of comedy’s rising stars.
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.
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…
Ciaran loves milking.
Age is just a number.
Not a show, but the undercoat, base coat or petticoat of what may one day be a show.
The Scottish Comedy Festival’s official Pick of the Fringe showcase returns for a eighth hilarious year with another phenomenal hand-picked selection of our favourite acts from a…
‘This is late-night comedy at its finest’ **** (BroadwayBaby.
From Edinburgh to Glasgow to Newcastle – our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
David Kilimnick puts on his rabbi hat and brings the rabbinical mind to the stage as he expresses his irreverence for what is wrong.
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.
Like 50 Shades Of Grey, but funny on purpose.
Nathan Hurd: Colour Blind is a show not to miss.
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?…
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…
Are you an overthinker? Then this is the comedy show for you.
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…
An Evening with Lee Trundle, with Francis Breen: Lee Trundle is cancelled.
Bylgja is an Icelandic anxiety ridden hypochondriac but at the same time so extremely clumsy she requires monthly hospital visits.
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, …
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…
Direct from great success in Australia, A Stand-Up for the Mystery Hour is a show like no other.
The Edinburgh Revue returns for its 10th Fringe, bringing you 50 minutes of ‘brave, intelligent, and inventive’ (BroadwayBaby.
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…
‘A Scottish talent on the rise’ (Scotsman).
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.
Talk about doing what it says on the tin! Here you go: simply the best comics on the contemporary Scottish circuit.
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…
Days of myths, fairy tales and privacy are gone.
Double Edinburgh Comedy Award winner presents his fourth show.
Polenta and Sage Take to the Stage is a fusion of character stand-up and improv comedy with some audience participation.
Global Comedy Club: showcasing some of the best up-and-coming comedians on the circuit.
Ten years ago, he was a married, white-collar employee with a clean bill of health.
Bringing you the funny part of life in Israel and perspective of Jews in the Middle East.
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.
Multi award-winning comedian/activist, putting up her dukes and picking her battles! Trump, terrorists and everything in between.
As seen on Mock the Week.
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…?
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.
Ireland’s finest under one roof.
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.
Help Michelle celebrate her first time.
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.
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.
If you’re a gin, he’s a tonic! ‘Hilarious.
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.
Amy Matthews blends observational routines with offbeat whimsy, resigning to the absurdity of modern life.
Louise recently received two reviews.
2018: The Supreme Court find a bakery not guilty of discrimination for refusing to bake a gay cake.
Ben is milleni-ill.
Guest Host: Fred MacAulay – 9th, 10th and 11th.
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…
It’s stand-up, but not as you know it.
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.
As seen on Comedy Central’s Stand Up Central and The Chris Ramsey Show.
Join festival favourite Stephen K Amos as he chats with guests hand-picked from the worlds of theatre, comedy and music.
Thom Bee and Andrew Marsh don’t know what to do now their 20s are over.
We spend trillions on health but like Brexit, nobody knows what it means.
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…
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…
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…
After his 2018 Fringe debut, Worm’s Lament (The Guardian’s Top Shows of the Edinburgh Fringe), Rob Oldham is back.
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.
A deadly hour of comedy featuring two Norwegian stand-ups, Thor Stenhaug and Pernilla Holland.
Boys don’t cry – but should they? Ross Smith can’t remember the last time he did and is unsure if he still can.
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…
Some comics would brag.
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.
As seen on BBC Three and Channel 4.
Skylar MacDonald loves facts.
Anecdotal, episodic, lacking an overarching theme, lighthearted, tittle tattle, way too many characters… Think Charles Dickens but better. ***** (Herald).
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).
Consulting with his fortune teller alter ego, Filippo realizes that nostalgia is a consistently successful market.
12 sell-out years at the Fringe, Glasgow and Australian Comedy Festivals.
The world is going to sh*t! Or so it seems.
The Ticked Boxes are ticking the Edinburgh Festival Fringe off their bucket list.
Gabe Mollica started doing stand-up in Edinburgh after he got dumped for his best friend.
Charmian self-identifies as a what-not, the word for people who don’t have a word.
A light-hearted musical trip through the big issues du jour: addiction, narcissism and compulsive snacking.
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-…
After an exciting year of nationwide festival debuts, Richard Wheatley returns to where it all began one year ago.
Join the longest running panellist on BBC Scotland’s Breaking the News as he runs through new material for his next tour.
A revolving line-up of hilarious female comedians from around the Fringe with an hour of stand-up comedy to be enjoyed by all.
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, …
The best, most daring comedians of the Fringe showcase their skills, but if they’re not funny enough they must perform a striptease dance.
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…
Nominated for Best Comedy at Fringe World 2016 and sold out all 23 Edinburgh shows in 2016-18.
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…
Dan Cardwell is in recall.
The planet is messed up.
Award-winning comedian, impressionist and internet sensation Steff Todd presents her debut solo show.
A greatest-hits show with a difference.
Multi award-winning Collier is back with her brand new stand-up show.
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-…
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.
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.
Shawn Jay is a wandering vagabond philosopher searching for the meaning of life.
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…
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…
With upbeat optimism Andrew brings his second solo show to the Fringe.
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…
Jack Chisnall (BBC Radio 4 writer, ‘one of the best reviewed shows of Fringe 2018’ (Comedy.
‘Edgy and very funny’ (Cheeky Monkey Comedy Club).
Funny Women finalist, Broadchurch actor and Most Promising Junior 1998* Becky, accidentally got gay married and now the biological clock is ticking.
Debut show from AAA Late 2017 compere.
Stevenage soft lad Jacob Hawley presents ruminations on love, youth and mental health.
Bringing you some of the best and brightest acts of the festival for a fantastic midnight showcase hosted by Andrew Sim.
Meet Roberta Roberts.
Ania is a bright young comedian and YouTube star making waves (finalist: Chortle Student Awards, 2Northdown New Act Competition; check the blue tick!).
It’s March as I write this, so who knows what the show will be by August.
The ever-evolving show returns! Still trying to be good, still failing.
As seen on the BBC and Channel 4.
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.
Every case in Sweden is a cold case… Stand-up/sketch tycoon, Naz Osmanoglu, does true-crime Nordic noir (finally).
The smash-hit show returns for a sixth year with top TV comedians improvising rants on topics suggested by the audience.
Sam Haygarth was arrested recently.
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…
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.
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.
Javier is boring.
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…
Henry Ginsberg didn’t lose his virginity, or have any romantic experiences to speak of at all until his late 20s.
Sam (Australia), nominated for Best Comedy at Fringe World 2016.
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…
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…
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.
Award-winning gag merchant and UK Pun Champion 2016, Masai Graham, delivers over 100 naughty jokes in just half an hour.
Multi award-winning Matt brings a brand-new ‘high wattage’ (Guardian) show to Edinburgh.
A stand-up comedy show about education, religion and modern Britain told through the stories of teaching philosophy to teenagers.
Save your soul with laughter.
Some people choose their alter ego, as for Mista Lorraine it chose her.
Join one of the funniest Indian comedians in Australia for an hour of ethnic-based comedy.
You normal? Acting strange? Mags, in her 50s, Eddie in his 20s, are both black sheep.
Laugh Mob presents Arnie Pie’s new stand-up comedy show; Aussiental.
Instigator, initiator, prime mover, motivator, agitator, troublemaker, provocateur, shaper, inventor, contriver, originator, pioneer, inciter, ringleader.
Paul Foxcroft is back with his first second show! A new hour that combines stand-up, sketch, character comedy and almost certainly improvisation.
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…
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…
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…
Comedy set swapping live! The cult hit show where comedians perform their own jokes, then each others’.
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.
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…
This is an hour of stand-up comedy from seasoned Canadian comedian, Evan Desmarais.
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.
Join us for a wunderbar time at Cosmic Comedy Berlin hosted by Dharmander Singh and Neil Numb.
Growing up, I was too brown for white kids and the wrong kind of brown for brown kids.
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! …
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.
From BBC Radio 1’s The Andy Field Experience, ITV2’s The Stand Up Sketch Show and Comedy Central’s Ones To Watch.
From a no-holds-barred dissection of his own laughable life to a skewed look at the absurdity of the everyday.
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…
A motley assortment of North American comedians each deliver their polished 7-15 minute sets.
Kieran spent his 20s living fast and doing sketch comedy with Fringe behemoths WitTank – ‘Masterful’ (Sunday Times).
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.
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…
Life’s getting a bit serious innit? Political instability, social politics making people less social – life now is guilt, followed by shame.
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.
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.
Raised to win (cause who likes a loser?), it took her nearly four decades of childhood to achieve vulnerability and embrace failure.
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…
Backpackers and travelling comedians have a similar lifestyle: exploring new cultures, travelling light and relying on booze to socialise.
Snack Chat – Start your day with a taste of the Fringe’s finest comedians and a free yummy snack bar.
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…
Critically acclaimed, maverick of the Fringe and victim of The Luke McQueen pilots (BBC Three) returns to perform his fifth solo show.
A half-hour from half a man (her father was a man).
Join Jake for a work in progress of his new stand-up show.
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…
Brilliantly self-deprecating stand-up, Will Mars, is fast making a name for himself as a down-at-heel yet lovable international star.
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…
When he was ten years old, Phil Jerrod got kidnapped.
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).
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…
In 2012 I wrote a diary on a deck of playing cards, one for each week.
The cream of the crop from the University of Salford showcasing the future faces of British comedy.
Sun, surf, skydiving and stand-up.
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.
After her hit show Happy in 2018 (‘Wilkinson’s relatable, down-to-earth humour leaves us in stitches’ **** (ThisIsRadelaide.
In its seventh year, the best comics of the Fringe are brought together for this premier comedy showcase.
‘If you put me in your show, change my name.
Andrew Frank: Cognitive Goof is an hour of stand-up comedy exploring the hilarity and profundity of perception, belief, identity, time and space.
New Zealand comedian, Grave St Claire, brings his multimedia comedy show to Edinburgh for the first time.
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…
Michael Fabbri, star of BBC Radio 4’s Dyslexicon, has graced the global comedy circuit for many years.
Irish Comedian of the Year winner Steve Bennett is the happiest man on the planet.
An accidental one-woman show! Standing in the wreckage of a five-piece sketch troupe, one comedian is determined to keep going.
Moby Dick: a book, a play, an episode of Star Trek, 12 movies and a fish.
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.
After shows on gangs, golliwogs, racism and politics, James Nokise returns with last year’s hit show on… sports! Yep.
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.
Writer for BBC.
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 …
As a teenager, Calum asked a famous comedian how to get into comedy.
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.
Glowed Up is an anecdotal anti-romcom from stand-up comedian Nathan Roberts.
Arrested and kicked out of France, this is a show about the misadventures of a comedian in the Calais Jungle.
Ever try to do two things at once? Sameer is a PhD student and a comedian.
Raul Kohli grew up with many heroes.
Introducing sloth, the debut stand-up show from Cambridge Footlight and all-round privileged white male Dan AG.
Dave grew up with two beds in his bedroom and he’s trying to find out why.
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.
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, one of the hidden gems of the Scottish comedy circuit, laconic, quirky, surreal, unexpected and awesome.
Chris Tavner presents his new stand-up show about his life of being a socialist activist.
Fiona Ridgewell is the epitome of positivity.
See the very best comedians at the Fringe, alongside some of the UK’s best comedy newcomers, at this top-rated comedy selection show.
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).
Come join Russell for his early afternoon bonus hour.
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…
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.
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…
The award-winning Fringe favourite is back with a brand-new hour of his trademark thoughtful, exciting comedy.
Is a variety show with a mixed bill line-up.
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.
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…
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…
Tom Mayhew (BBC New Comedy Award semi-finalist 2018) was unemployed for three years from the age of 18.
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.
One broken world and ten funny songs to fix it.
Joe Jacobs is back like he left his car keys.
2019 eh? Why is politics? When is religion? Who is gender? Where is race? Confused? So is Sam.
The best comedy and cabaret at the Fringe! Six sell-out years.
Offensive is the new black.
Horror in all its forms from the brilliant, brutal mind of one of Scotland’s most talented comics.
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…
For most of 2017 I received taunting messages from a fake Facebook account.
Join me inside my own head for an all-singing, all-dancing exploration of my f*cked-up brain.
How am I doing? Never Better.
Following a sell-out 2018 Fringe and debut UK tour, the ‘utterly hilarious’ **** (BroadwayBaby.
‘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.
With his father recently deceased, minor aristocrat Andy Barr stands to inherit his fortune, his estate, his magnificent ruby and its terrible curse.
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…
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…
Expect a fun night of sharp, well-crafted and mischievous stand-up that will tickle your fancy and your heart if you have one.
Conceptual art, dance, theatre, somebody sh*tting on stage.
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.
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…
In 2018, Nick ‘Horse’ Horseman got married, survived a 6.
An hour of stand-up about curiosity, horses, death and strip club etiquette.
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…
Tara has two children under two (yes they were both planned, thank you for asking.
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…
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.
Martin Pilgrim can’t go on like this.
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…
A show about mental health (rather than mental illness).
A split bill comedy show featuring Thanyia Moore (Funny Women Award winner 2018) and Sian Davies (Hilarity Bites New Act winner 2018).
Showcasing underrepresented working-class comedy voices.
This award-winning, five-star comedy show will grab you by the short and curlies.
Top acts dust off their most out-of-date material.
A debut hour of material from one of the fastest-rising acts in the UK.
The fifth solo show from award-winning stand-up Ben Clover.
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…
Best Show Nominee, Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2016.
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…
An hour of comedy and truth from English Comedian of the Year winner Josh Pugh.
Watch in awe as a man in a suit demonstrates his mastery of every genre of comedy.
This is a brand-new hour from Alfie Brown about family, friendship and inherited belief.
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.
Brand-new comedy from the stand-up who cooks on stage.
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.
As seen on Live from the BBC, Live from the Comedy Store, The Russell Howard Hour and Live at the Apollo.
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…
Sam Lake and Chloe Petts are Household Essentials.
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.
I was nine when my Dad taught me to cycle.
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…
Fake news, global warming, austerity, terrorism, the car crash that is Brexit.
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…
Once the most radical, now the only radical.
Two award-winning comics in one show! We can’t tell you who they are.
In 2018 Samantha, ‘one of the funniest ladies on the planet’ (RemoteGoat.
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.
A while back, things became too awful for Angus to cope with.
Buddhism? Absolute nonsense! I’m appalled about it or something.
Seventh consecutive year for the UK’s longest-running and most successful ever Jewish comedy show.
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…
Claptrap /’klaptrap/ noun: absurd or nonsensical talk or ideas.
Join two of Scotland’s fastest rising comics for a fun hour of stand-up comedy.
Fun, charming and playfully dirty, Australian comedian Jez Watts has performed with/supported Ari Shaffir, Brian Posehn, Duncan Trussell and The Dollop.
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.
Brexit seems inescapable as the British stand at the crossroads of self-identity and nostalgia of a bygone era of an empire.
Total sell-out 2005-2018 returns with a brand-new line-up.
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.
Truthful stand-up, funny stories, good jokes and a few ad-libs.
Stuart McPherson (as seen on BBC1) brings his hotly anticipated debut hour to the Fringe.