Laura Belbin: Too Much

Laura Belbin: Too Much

The comedian behind Knee Deep In Life is known as Laura Belbin, she’s the perfect tonic in a world of perceived perfection and filtered happiness. 

Unknown Night

Unknown Night

One night in an old museum, an employee tragically committed suicide for reasons unknown, an event witnessed by three colleagues. 

Go to the Glass House

Go to the Glass House

The Glass House, where beauty thrives, where night ends and light begins. 

Rules Schmules: How to be Jew-ISH

Rules Schmules: How to be Jew-ISH

Suzie Depreli – not a typically Jewish name, is it? – brings you one woman’s passive-aggressive mission to educate the world about what it means to have an Orthodox family that… 

Persistent Shadows

Persistent Shadows

Persistent Shadows is a narrative-driven piece of work exploring the historical, political and social landscape of Britain throughout the 1980s and drawing parallels to issues face… 

Trust Me, I'm from Essex

Trust Me, I'm from Essex

In Trust Me, I’m from Essex, Lindsay Lucas-Bartlett will take you on a journey through life growing up in notorious Essex, England. 

This Is What It's For

This Is What It's For

Johnny Mercer Award-winning songwriters, The Bylines, ask the question: can co-habitation and co-creation co-exist? See how this duo navigates good times and bad, as they gig, writ… 

Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories

‘There’s no greater love story than female friendship’. 

Caroline McEvoy: Glass Child

Caroline McEvoy: Glass Child

Caroline had a pretty typical childhood. 

Swing Heil

Swing Heil

Hamburg, 1943. 

The Burning

The Burning

The year is 1895. 

Cash Out of Hand: A Convict's Tale

Cash Out of Hand: A Convict's Tale

Thief. 

Ben Target: LORENZO

Ben Target: LORENZO

Ben Target is a critically-acclaimed performance artist and multi award-winning comedian (yawn), but in 2020 he gave this up to become the live-in carer for an irascible octogenari… 

The Mead Notebook

The Mead Notebook

Jane Gire uses a combination of storytelling, stand-up, inquiry and theatrical elements to look hard and funny at how we learn about sexuality: through the eyes of a teenage girl w… 

Burns Banter Live!

Burns Banter Live!

Let me take you on a whistle-stop tour of Robert Burns’ life! From birth to death with stories, poems and songs. 

Alpha

Alpha

Journey of a Voice: One woman’s quest to hit the high notes of her dreams! Join Chloe Roze in her musical show, where she unveils the hidden truths behind chasing fame through stor… 

Always Aphrodite

Always Aphrodite

That’s enough! Goddess Aphrodite is soooo done with love. 

Aalex Mandel-Dallal: As She Lives and Breathes

Aalex Mandel-Dallal: As She Lives and Breathes

Here she is! Join Aalex, one of London’s most exciting comics, for tales of her pigeon enemies, self-mastering her shortcomings and giving advice nobody should take. 

Beowulf and Grendel

Beowulf and Grendel

The gripping tale of a prince’s struggle against evil, adapted and performed by award-nominated actor Evan Quinlan, brought to you by the people behind the fringe hit Brain Hemin… 

Lee Hudson: Baggage Limit (WIP)

Lee Hudson: Baggage Limit (WIP)

Everyone has baggage, Lee Hudson has quite a bit. 

Dom Hutchins – The Big Issues

Dom Hutchins – The Big Issues

Dom Hutchins – The Big Issues. 

A Good Girl

A Good Girl

Mariah Girouard is not a Good Girl. 

Nabil Abdulrashid: The Purple Pill

Nabil Abdulrashid: The Purple Pill

A show about trying to be a good person while staying a badman. 

Chris Forbes: Collywobble

Chris Forbes: Collywobble

Star of hit BBC shows such as Scot Squad, The Farm and The Other Murray Brother, Chris Forbes returns to the fringe to deliver another hour of feel-good comedy. 

Wriggle Around the World

Wriggle Around the World

A fun, interactive and educational sell-out show for babies and toddlers that is also enjoyable by the whole family! Professional violinist and cellist perform familiar classical m… 

Myriam Sonanini: Maze of Madness

Myriam Sonanini: Maze of Madness

Meet comedian Myriam Sonanini from Switzerland as your too-personal shopper, who will guide you through a “fictional” Swedish furniture store, giving you answers to questions you d… 

Neil Delamere: Neil by Mouth

Neil Delamere: Neil by Mouth

Following his 100-date international tour, including sell-out shows at SSE Belfast Arena, Neil is back in Edinburgh with his hilarious tall tales, razor-sharp observations and quic… 

Gary John Miller: Goof

Gary John Miller: Goof

From the brain of Gary John Miller who was once described as a ‘mad genius’ by a former teacher comes a solo comedy show about growing up and the urge to refuse to do so. 

Remythed

Remythed

Do you mind if we tell you some stories? Remythed takes the myths and legends from the backgrounds of its performers and reshapes, reforms, and retells them. 

Kim McVicar: Female Comedian

Kim McVicar: Female Comedian

Meet Kim McVicar, the Canadian comedian who was listed among the Top 9 Female Comedians to Watch in 2023 by Incluvie. 

Heads, Shoulders, Strings and Bows

Heads, Shoulders, Strings and Bows

Fun, interactive and educational sell-out show for babies and toddlers that is also enjoyable for the whole family! Professional violinist and cellist perform familiar classical me… 

Scott Bennett: Blood Sugar Baby (WIP)

Scott Bennett: Blood Sugar Baby (WIP)

One family, one condition, one helluva hairy baby. 

Oliver Riley: Teabreak Poetry

Oliver Riley: Teabreak Poetry

A show with one common theme: Relatability. 

Show Pony

Show Pony

Do you know what happens to acrobats when they hit middle age? Neither do still hungry, but they’re going to use every trick they have to try and figure it out. 

Loren Mayshark and Gesche Picolin: Son of a Luddite

Loren Mayshark and Gesche Picolin: Son of a Luddite

Loren Mayshark, supported by Gesche Picolin, is premiering Son of a Luddite, a darkly humorous yet light-hearted irreverent comedic exploration of fathers, fatherhood and the impac… 

Molly Brenner: Inhibited

Molly Brenner: Inhibited

In 2017, Molly wrote a show about how she’d never had an orgasm. 

The Red Room

The Red Room

The chilling words of HG Wells are brought to life in this one-woman storytelling show. 

Ex Life

Ex Life

From an illegal rave in an abandoned vagina museum to the PTA cheese and wine – mid-life dating with the mindset of a teen is a wild ride. 

With All My Fondest Love

With All My Fondest Love

How well can you know your own family? A grandson discovers the hidden secrets behind his grandparents’ ordinary yet curious marriage. 

Maeve and Howard

Maeve and Howard

The New Yorker offices, 1950. 

Delivering the Impossible

Delivering the Impossible

Would you like to rule the world? Then you need to know about swamps, pirate ships and Sigmund Freud. 

Keith Mendes: Medical Negligence

Keith Mendes: Medical Negligence

‘The doctor you hope you’ll never have to see. 

When Kurt Met Thora

When Kurt Met Thora

BBC Studios, November 1991. 

Stuart Goldsmith: Spoilers (A Climate Crisis Stand-Up Show)

Stuart Goldsmith: Spoilers (A Climate Crisis Stand-Up Show)

Stuart’s terrified of the climate crisis, but no-one he knows ever mentions it, so it must be fine. 

Stephen Buchanan: Cold Meat (Work in Progress)

Stephen Buchanan: Cold Meat (Work in Progress)

Award winning comedian Stephen Buchanan (BBC New Comedy Award & Scottish Comedian of the Year) works out his new show about advertising, mental health and potentially cold meat… 

Ulysses in Babel

Ulysses in Babel

How We Sound. 

ScotlandsFest: Meet Mary Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie – Barbara Henderson

ScotlandsFest: Meet Mary Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie – Barbara Henderson

Well, hello there, Mary Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie! With award-winning author, storyteller and drama teacher Barbara Henderson, the Stuarts leap from the page in this… 

ScotlandsFest: Forth Bridge Stories – Barbara Henderson

ScotlandsFest: Forth Bridge Stories – Barbara Henderson

The iconic red railway bridge has spanned the Forth since 1890. 

Michelle Ahern: We've Had A Good Run

Michelle Ahern: We've Had A Good Run

Her husband’s affair changed everything. 

An Audience with Marvin Herbert

An Audience with Marvin Herbert

Hear the incredible real-life stories of Marvin, and others who have faced challenges and turned their lives around. 

ScotlandsFest: Edinburgh, Our Storied Town – Donald Smith

ScotlandsFest: Edinburgh, Our Storied Town – Donald Smith

From David Hume to Robert Burns, Blind Harry to Muriel Spark, James Boswell to Margaret Oliphant, meet the congenial ghosts of famous Edinburgh writers at their fireside, and hear … 

All Things Considered

All Things Considered

Reeling in the midst of a family tragedy, Cleo Harris sits in a hospital waiting room recounting the key events and core relationships in her life that led to such a lonely and aim… 

Joshua Robertson: Enable Me

Joshua Robertson: Enable Me

Enable Me explores the ups and downs of being a disabled dad and family life. 

Catherine Bohart: Again, With Feelings

Catherine Bohart: Again, With Feelings

Catherine Bohart’s back and ready to talk about her feelings (again). 

Barbra Streisand, A Star Was Born

Barbra Streisand, A Star Was Born

Barbra – singer, actress, songwriter, producer, philanthropist, superstar – has a story that takes you from Brooklyn, New York City to glitzy Hollywood awards ceremonies. 

Thomas Elvin – This Might Sound Stupid, But…

Thomas Elvin – This Might Sound Stupid, But…

Thomas Elvin brings his first show, This Might Sound Stupid, But…, to the Fringe. 

The Ghost of Alexander Blackwood

The Ghost of Alexander Blackwood

Step into the haunting presence of Alexander Blackwood. 

Trawled – When Adventure Becomes Survival

Trawled – When Adventure Becomes Survival

A jaw-dropping true story set on the Coral Sea, Australia. 

What Matters(?)

What Matters(?)

Eoghan Collins is an Irish musical comedian who’s been asking himself a lot of questions over the last couple of years. 

A Yank in Scotland

A Yank in Scotland

The Highlands of Scotland, filled with misty moors and glens, rolling fields of heather and ghosts from Scottish history, invite mystical ruminations, kindle existential questions … 

Trigger Warning

Trigger Warning

A self-paced interactive story that guides viewers through the artist’s experience with problematic age gaps and her critiques on its representation in art. 

Edinburgh Magic

Edinburgh Magic

An intimate and astonishing performance of magic in luxurious and enchanting surrounds from magician Kevin Quantum. 

ScotlandsFest: The Geomythography of Scotland – Stuart McHardy

ScotlandsFest: The Geomythography of Scotland – Stuart McHardy

Prepare for an adventure into the mystical depths of Scotland’s ancient past with Stuart McHardy. 

Sashi Perera: Boundaries

Sashi Perera: Boundaries

Set boundaries. 

Valvona & Crolla Songbook – 90th Anniversary

Valvona & Crolla Songbook – 90th Anniversary

Join Olivia and Philip Contini, grandchildren of the V&C founder Alfonso Crolla, singing the Italian and Neapolitan songs that have echoed through the shop since 1934, together… 

Queer Tales for Autistic Folk WIP

Queer Tales for Autistic Folk WIP

You find a door. 

The Magic of Terry Pratchett

The Magic of Terry Pratchett

Join author and comedian Marc Burrows on a journey through the life and work of Sir Terry Pratchett, based on his Locus Award-winning biography and officially endorsed by the autho… 

Martin Atkins: Metalbox to Extremities – Two Sides to Every Story

Martin Atkins: Metalbox to Extremities – Two Sides to Every Story

Martin Atkins is the definition of entrepreneurial activity in cultural arts endeavours. 

Migrant Shakespeare

Migrant Shakespeare

Think you know your Shakespeare? Think again! This is Shakespeare as you’ve never seen him before – ‘trippingly on the tongue’… Migrant actors take on the Bard, reinterpr… 

50 Shades of Bouncer

50 Shades of Bouncer

A long time has passed since I first stepped on the door. 

Liam Withnail: Chronic Boom

Liam Withnail: Chronic Boom

Following last year’s a critically acclaimed, sold-out run, Liam Withnail brings his hit show back to Monkey Barrel. 

The Blood

The Blood

Many many years ago, we had so many ways to tell stories: books, movies and something we’ve heard is called the internet. 

Light

Light

A solo show exploring life and light. 

Napoleon's 100 Days

Napoleon's 100 Days

Andy D tells the story of Little Boney’s second coming. 

Achilles, Death of the Gods.

Achilles, Death of the Gods.

A new, bold, poetic reimagining of the myth of Achilles, from storyteller and classicist Jo Kelen. 

Tim Biglowe: Grease Monkey

Tim Biglowe: Grease Monkey

Begin your festival morning with Tim’s new, high-energy stand up show. 

Fiona Ridgewell: Believable (WIP)

Fiona Ridgewell: Believable (WIP)

Fiona Ridgewell, winner of the Edinburgh Comedy-ish Award 2023 with her show No-Nonsense and nominee for Best Debut Show at LCF 2020 with her show Contender, brings new jokes to th… 

Edinburgh Book Lovers' Tour

Edinburgh Book Lovers' Tour

A guided walking tour visiting the sites and haunts of Edinburgh’s literary legends – Walter Scott, Stevenson, Conan Doyle, JK Rowling and others – with Allan Foster, author … 

Dave Reubens – Freaky Magic

Dave Reubens – Freaky Magic

The crazy magic show packed with comedy, story and danger. 

Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes

Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes

Six friends plan a night of folklore and song. 

Holy Sh*t I Lived: A Solo Show

Holy Sh*t I Lived: A Solo Show

Holy Sh*t I Lived is a solo comedy show about life, death and the thing we all fear most: love. 

The Three Strangers

The Three Strangers

A fusion of storytelling and a one-person show, keeping as close as possible to the original text. 

After the Rainbow: A Mystical Music-full Midlife Journey Through Oz

After the Rainbow: A Mystical Music-full Midlife Journey Through Oz

Midlife gets a dose of music and magic in this transformational take on Oz. 

Ava and Beaux: Tales of Magic

Ava and Beaux: Tales of Magic

‘Visually gorgeous… a perfect, stunning magic show’ ***** (WorldMagicReview. 

Mark Grist's Big Box Bonanza

Mark Grist's Big Box Bonanza

26 boxes full of joy and fun. 

M R James: Whistle and I'll Come to You

M R James: Whistle and I'll Come to You

‘Who is this who is coming?’ When the rational and skeptical scholar Professor Parkins takes a trip from home, he stumbles upon a mysterious whistle. 

Pretty Delusional

Pretty Delusional

Pretty Delusional is a coming-of-age musical comedy about a horny hopeless romantic fighting to stay true to herself in the face of rejection. 

Confessions of a Teletubby

Confessions of a Teletubby

Arguments and poo! Sex and swearing! Blood, sweat, tears and giant rabbits! Life on the set of Teletubbies might not have been quite as you imagined… Nikky Smedley played LaaLaa … 

Cruel Britannia: After Frankenstein

Cruel Britannia: After Frankenstein

Gritty, powerful and daringly revolutionary, Cruel Britannia: After Frankenstein is a transgender reimagining of Shelley’s seminal novel, set in the year of our Lord 1980. 

Edinburgh – A Tale of Two Towns

Edinburgh – A Tale of Two Towns

Our unique tour sets out to inform and entertain as we take you into both the Old and New towns, giving you a real sense of the two sides of Edinburgh; revealing some of the secret… 

Edgar Allan Poe: The Murders in the Rue Morgue

Edgar Allan Poe: The Murders in the Rue Morgue

The original detective story. 

Charles Dickens: The Hanged Man's Bride

Charles Dickens: The Hanged Man's Bride

‘She comes towards me on the floor; always approaching; never coming nearer; always visible as if by moonlight whether the moon shines or not. 

What The Veck? Songs in the Key of Strife!

What The Veck? Songs in the Key of Strife!

What happens when a songwriter invites innocent bystanders on the streets of Edinburgh to share their most embarrassing memories and comedic confessions? They end up in his show th… 

Loft Luggage

Loft Luggage

Eileen has cleared her loft. 

Celine Dion Experience Featuring Jasmine Alice

Celine Dion Experience Featuring Jasmine Alice

Jasmine Alice is an internationally acclaimed vocalist who will take you on a thrilling musical journey through the life of the iconic Celine Dion. 

Loft Clearance

Loft Clearance

What do we keep? What do we let go? Join Eileen as she rummages through a hundred years worth of possessions that have accumulated in her loft. 

Scots of the Pops

Scots of the Pops

Scotland’s greatest bands/artists can often disappear under the title of UK artists. 

Andrew Mayer: Have Fun, Be Yourself

Andrew Mayer: Have Fun, Be Yourself

Comedian Andrew Mayer talks about his all-time best and worst dates (both with the same woman), and a third date with her many years later. 

Journey to Long Nose

Journey to Long Nose

‘Chock-full of humor and satire, accompanied by a constant vein of honesty and self-analysis, Rachel Pollock’s solo performance is a hidden gem amongst the Fringe scene’ **** (DC… 

5 Mistakes That Changed History

5 Mistakes That Changed History

We all make mistakes, but rarely do they change the course of history. 

Oral Tradition

Oral Tradition

Ancient Ulsterwomen used sex as a weapon, and they made plenty of noise about it! Snarly-yet-lyrical modern Ulsterwoman Dr. 

Nasty Character

Nasty Character

Irish farmer’s son and general nasty character Mike Rice is one of Ireland and the UK’s fastest rising comedy stars. 

Eric's Tales of the Sea – A Submariner's Yarn

Eric's Tales of the Sea – A Submariner's Yarn

Award-winning storytelling. 

Raymond Mearns Had a Stroke of Luck

Raymond Mearns Had a Stroke of Luck

On the first day of Fringe 2023 Raymond had a stroke and didn’t even realise it for two days! He was hospitalised and had to cancel, but he’s better now and back to tell you all ab… 

As Good as It Gets

As Good as It Gets

What do you do when you hate the guy you’re dating, but he only has one eye? What do you stare at when sitting across from an old person whose eyes are constantly dripping in a way… 

Aude Lener – Love Reboot

Aude Lener – Love Reboot

Wanna feel loved? Honestly, I’m no magician. 

Matt Davis: (I Used to Be) More Fun

Matt Davis: (I Used to Be) More Fun

A comedy storytelling show about sobriety, impulse control, and growing up from acclaimed comedy veteran Matt Davis (USA). 

The Balls of Philadelphia

The Balls of Philadelphia

What if you were spiritually connected to an idiot? Danielle thinks she might be. 

Super Second Rate

Super Second Rate

While clearing out her family home, Leah discovers a letter her father wrote suggesting she lacked what it takes to become a professional musician. 

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

I never met a man I so disliked and yet I can’t describe him. 

David Tsonos: Midlife in the UK

David Tsonos: Midlife in the UK

After 10 years in the UK, Canadian stand-up comedian David Tsonos is taking the test: The Life in the UK test. 

Jade Kelly – Nasty Wee Bitch

Jade Kelly – Nasty Wee Bitch

Jade was once a wee lassie who was terrified of teenage girls. 

Alfie Moore: Fair Cop – Live!

Alfie Moore: Fair Cop – Live!

Cop-turned-comedian Alfie returns with a brand-new show ahead of recording his BBC Radio 4 comedy It’s a Fair Cop. 

Aaron Wood: Chameleon

Aaron Wood: Chameleon

When you were younger you’d look at adults and think they had it all figured out. 

Why Am I (Still) Like This?

Why Am I (Still) Like This?

At 30, Nicole finally found out why she was like this (spoiler: it’s ADHD), but four years and one diagnosis later. 

Steve Otis Gunn is Uncomfortable

Steve Otis Gunn is Uncomfortable

Steve Otis Gunn has been uncomfortable since 1991, when he realised he didn’t know what to do with his arms. 

Fit Ye Sayin' Quine?

Fit Ye Sayin' Quine?

Kinetic, heartfelt, and utterly Scottish. 

Love / Less of a Man

Love / Less of a Man

A double-bill show. 

Count To Five

Count To Five

Anger is a perfectly normal emotion, but when Rage, Anger’s bitchier sister, enters the chat, suddenly everyone becomes a Buddhist monk. 

Ritual: Red

Ritual: Red

Life is a fragile magic we are trying to hold, always hoping to fully grasp it. 

Olivia Raine Atwood: Faking It

Olivia Raine Atwood: Faking It

She’s undercover. 

All Made Up Podcast Live

All Made Up Podcast Live

Step into the electrifying atmosphere of the All Made Up Podcast live show, where storytelling takes centre stage! Join our charismatic hosts Harry Stachini, Ben Hart and Lewis Col… 

Anna Clifford: Got Jokes? (Work in Progress)

Anna Clifford: Got Jokes? (Work in Progress)

After the successful debut of her comedy hour, I See Deadly People (available on YouTube), Anna is back with new jokes, a nearly there show, and you decide what stays and what goes… 

Bob Marley: How Reggae Changed the World

Bob Marley: How Reggae Changed the World

Join Duane Forrest on an acoustic journey through the roots of reggae to the global influence of Bob Marley. 

Who Told You To Be Small

Who Told You To Be Small

A story of empowerment through vulnerability. 

0 to 30 – Dan Boerman's Quarter Life Crisis

0 to 30 – Dan Boerman's Quarter Life Crisis

Unhinged, in the best way, and genuinely original. 

Cal Halbert – Calcoholic

Cal Halbert – Calcoholic

Join Cal Halbert (Britain’s Got Talent, The Gadget Show) in a hilarious and emotional stand-up comedy showcase that humorously and honestly explores his darkest moments and path … 

Dead Inside

Dead Inside

Does cancer change you? Jane was adamant it wasn’t going to change her. 

The 30th Anniversary Edinburgh London Literary Pub Crawl

The 30th Anniversary Edinburgh London Literary Pub Crawl

After many acclaimed Edinburgh productions from the Maverick Theatre Company, its writer and director, Nick Hennegan, celebrates his 30 years of the Fringe with this new, unique Ed… 

22 (Brooke's Version)

22 (Brooke's Version)

New York comedian/Moth StorySLAM Champ’s debut comedy hour follows sold-out short-form workshops. 

Richie Bree: Lost & Found

Richie Bree: Lost & Found

The award-winning Northern Irish stand up, BBC New Comedy Award finalist and winner of Dublin’s Laughter Lounge Irish Comedian of The Year brings his hilarious debut show to the Fr… 

Brian Gallagher: Planet of the Vapes

Brian Gallagher: Planet of the Vapes

Welcome to Planet of the Vapes, where laughter reigns supreme as Brian shares his odyssey with smoking. 

MANikin

MANikin

It’s lonely at the top, especially at the top of Scotland. 

Child of Sunday

Child of Sunday

Child of Sunday examines the trials, tribulations and triumphs of the ordinary people in our communities. 

David William Bryan: Fragility of Man

David William Bryan: Fragility of Man

Returning after a total sell-out run in 2019, Fragility of Man follows one man’s epic, lifelong battle with the justice system. 

Vanlord

Vanlord

Vanlord is a lens into the intriguing world of vanlife told by a guy with wheel estate all over the world. 

Louise Atkinson: She's Got the Look

Louise Atkinson: She's Got the Look

With this new comedy show, the Amused Moose Best Debut Show winner revisits the unsolicited feedback she once received; ‘Louise Atkinson – sounds good, looks like a mess’; and di… 

A Chip Off the Gold Block

A Chip Off the Gold Block

A transatlantic middle-aged Jewish atheist divorcee walks into a bar. 

Children's Underground Ghost Show

Children's Underground Ghost Show

Who haunts our world-famous vaults? Join Mingin’ Annie from Edinburgh’s past and explore what it’s like being trapped beneath the city streets for 400 years. 

Married at First Wright

Married at First Wright

Ever sat in a comedy show about falling in love and wanted to speed run through to the breakup? Sometimes it takes years to find out why it all went wrong. 

1 Lung Run

1 Lung Run

After beating cancer twice (losing a lung and a testicle in the process) NYC comedian Terence Hartnett is starting to run again in his new home: Vienna. 

Aidan Jones – Pianoforte

Aidan Jones – Pianoforte

Classically trained pianist and stand-up comedian Aidan Jones plays Chopin’s Nocturne in Eb Major and tells stories about heartbreak, murder, MDMA etc. 

Ed Patrick: Catch Your Breath

Ed Patrick: Catch Your Breath

NHS anaesthetist, comedian and author Ed Patrick injects the Edinburgh Fringe with a gut-punch show about becoming a junior doctor, the NHS, the pitfalls of modern medicine and the… 

Amelia Jane Hunter: Exquisite Pervert

Amelia Jane Hunter: Exquisite Pervert

A comedy about the adventures of a 50-year-old woman chasing the perfect lighting, powerful personalities and satisfying sausage condiment. 

Ralph Brown: My First Hostage Situation

Ralph Brown: My First Hostage Situation

Ralph’s festival show last year was all about how unlucky he is – then in the middle of one show, he and his unsuspecting audience were taken hostage at gunpoint! See? Very unl… 

Andrew Silverwood: Alive on Stage in a Dead Man's Shirt

Andrew Silverwood: Alive on Stage in a Dead Man's Shirt

Andrew Silverwood will be alive on stage in a dead man’s shirt (don’t worry, the man doesn’t want it back). 

Edinburgh's Old Town – History and Tales

Edinburgh's Old Town – History and Tales

Covering everything from history to religion and folklore, this walking tour is an original tour of Edinburgh’s medieval Old Town. 

Daniel McKeon: Boyboss

Daniel McKeon: Boyboss

Daniel McKeon has the answers? In this work-in-progress show, Daniel will delve through the highs and lows of his life to bring you the know-how to become your very own Boyboss. 

Bryan Berlin: Still Running Scared

Bryan Berlin: Still Running Scared

Bryan’s been a runner for 10 years, but still doesn’t know if he likes it. 

Edinbra Fringe Comedy

Edinbra Fringe Comedy

Following on from it’s success in previous years, this delightful, funny show returns with a revolving line-up of the best and up-and-coming female comedians from around Edinburgh … 

Honnef's Lost Words

Honnef's Lost Words

This was supposed to be an ode to creativity and words. 

An Aussie, African and Englishman Walk Into a Bar...

An Aussie, African and Englishman Walk Into a Bar...

A revolving door of different African, Australian and British comedians every show! Come support your home country’s roots while learning about other cultures in the funniest way p… 

Richard Cobb: Running Joke

Richard Cobb: Running Joke

Following a host of sell-out shows and hot on the heels of last year’s debut, Couple’s Massage, Scottish comedian and writer Richard Cobb returns to the track with a brand-new hour… 

Andrew Maxwell: The Bare Maximum

Andrew Maxwell: The Bare Maximum

The double Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee is back! ‘Furiously funny’ (Times). 

the Curve

the Curve

The story of 30 years as an acrobat, this one-woman variety show stitches together acrobatics, dance, physical comedy and spoken word to form the image of life as a circus performe… 

Tal Davies: Vermin (WIP)

Tal Davies: Vermin (WIP)

Deadpan Brummie scumbag Tal Davies (Funny Women finalist, British Comedian of the Year semi-finalist, as seen on BBC Three) presents a WIP of her debut solo show filled with embarr… 

Luke Chilton: Netflix and Chilton

Luke Chilton: Netflix and Chilton

Netflix and Chilton is Luke Chilton’s debut Edinburgh Fringe show! Expect sexual exploration, coming-of-age shenanigans and hilarious dissections of a complete medically approved p… 

Raul Kohli: Raul Britannia

Raul Kohli: Raul Britannia

Award-winning comedian and proud Brit Raul Kohli is the son of a Hindu Indian and a Sikh Singaporean, raised in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, where his best friend was a Pakistani Muslim. 

Whisky and Tales

Whisky and Tales

Discover Scotland’s national drink! Explore four single malt Scotch whiskies as your guide weaves history, stories and whisky tasting together into an unforgettable two-hour experi… 

Aidan Jones – Stories

Aidan Jones – Stories

A few years ago I got punched in the face by a lady on the train. 

Kimberly Policella and Kim Hope: Is That Not Normal?

Kimberly Policella and Kim Hope: Is That Not Normal?

How many times can you get married? As many as you like; nobody regulates it and practice makes perfect! How much wine does it take to derail a career? Could be 400 cases, could be… 

Kieran Flynn and Rachel Baker: Two Reds Are Better Than One

Kieran Flynn and Rachel Baker: Two Reds Are Better Than One

Astute observational humour with an irreverent flair from two of Birmingham’s silliest sausages. 

Sex and Drugs and Getting Old 2

Sex and Drugs and Getting Old 2

Second great year! Old-school jokes meet lived experiences. 

Si Beckwith: Bricks

Si Beckwith: Bricks

Si Beckwith (‘razor sharp wit’ (Crack Magazine)) brings his newest show Bricks to the Fringe. 

Kurt Sterling: Corporate Chronicles

Kurt Sterling: Corporate Chronicles

Emerging star Kurt Sterling takes you on a journey from working class rural Australia to the top of the elite corporate world (and back. 

Ronnie Neville: All Irish Comedy

Ronnie Neville: All Irish Comedy

Come and experience the globe-trotting international Irish storyteller, Ronnie Neville! From Cork to Edinburgh via New York and Melbourne with a suitcase full of stories. 

The Worst Jew

The Worst Jew

David Ellis is a terrible Jew. 

Stories from the Office of a Sex Dungeon

Stories from the Office of a Sex Dungeon

A BDSM dungeon is only as good as its staff: the dommes, the subs and of course, the manager. 

James Cook: Anonymously Viral

James Cook: Anonymously Viral

‘A genuine laugh every ten seconds. 

10,000 Ideas by Robyn Perkins

10,000 Ideas by Robyn Perkins

Winner: Best Comedy, Shaftesbury Fringe 2023. 

Larry Dean: Dodger

Larry Dean: Dodger

Larry’s been spending a lot of time with his granny lately. 

Shaggers

Shaggers

Following more sell-out shows at festivals and theatres worldwide, the popular show returns with a huge variety of comedians doing hilarious material based around sex and relations… 

Benji Waterstones: Maddening (Work in Progress)

Benji Waterstones: Maddening (Work in Progress)

NHS psychiatrist, comedian and Sunday Times best-selling author of You Don’t Have to Be Mad to Work Here road-tests more ‘humane, hilarious and eye-opening’ (Guardian) tales from t… 

1 Ball Show: 1 More Encore

1 Ball Show: 1 More Encore

When Terence Hartnett found out that his testicular cancer had spread to his lung, he got out his notebook and started writing jokes. 

Viv Ford: New Kids On The Blockchain

Viv Ford: New Kids On The Blockchain

Following a sold out WIP in NYC, Viv Ford makes her Fringe debut. 

Ryan Mold: Mold: Before I Die

Ryan Mold: Mold: Before I Die

Ryan Mold returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with his brand new debut show. 

Laura Davis: Albatross

Laura Davis: Albatross

Internationally acclaimed cult-favourite Laura Davis returns with rapid-fire stand-up that journeys through nature, empires, lighthouse keeping, existentialism, birdwatching and ha… 

Rat Tails (WIP)

Rat Tails (WIP)

Jeremy McClain (Pose on BBC/FX) stars in Rat Tails, a new one-man show directed by Matt McBrier. 

Michael Balazo: Thanks For Murdering My Grandfather, The Mafia! (Not)

Michael Balazo: Thanks For Murdering My Grandfather, The Mafia! (Not)

Comedian Michael Balazo (writer, Schitt’s Creek) presents a show about family secrets, shame and. 

Lee Kyle: Throwing Bottles Into the Sea

Lee Kyle: Throwing Bottles Into the Sea

Lee Kyle (‘Glorious’ (iNews. 

Kevin James Doyle: After Endgame

Kevin James Doyle: After Endgame

After Endgame masterfully combines the strategic nuances of chess with the uproarious comedy of life. 

Jamie Finn: Nobody's Talking About Jamie (Taylor's Version)

Jamie Finn: Nobody's Talking About Jamie (Taylor's Version)

After a sell-out run, Nobody’s Talking About Jamie returns with “Taylor’s Version”. 

A Cut Above

A Cut Above

Fancy some hilarious comedy and razor-sharp wit? If so, this is for you. 

Marcus Dean: Has Anyone Seen My Dad?

Marcus Dean: Has Anyone Seen My Dad?

Has Anyone Seen My Dad is the new special from Marcus Dean and definitely not an elaborate attempt to reconnect with his father. 

Dragonory: Magic and Music at Edinburgh Fringe!

Dragonory: Magic and Music at Edinburgh Fringe!

Dive into Dragonory, the captivating family show at the Edinburgh Fringe, hosted by the charismatic George. 

Cosmos

Cosmos

Ashtar is a Jerusalemite artist who humorously explores her life and spirituality. 

James Rowland Dies at the End of the Show

James Rowland Dies at the End of the Show

What would you do with an hour? What if it was your last hour ever? For James the answer is easy: he wants to tell you a story. 

Millwall Jew

Millwall Jew

The UK’s favourite and funniest Jewish comedian, Ivor Dembina **** (Guardian), weary of being expected to support north London’s “Jewish” football team Tottenham Hotspur, swears al… 

Natasha Pearl Hansen: The Right Amount of Wrong

Natasha Pearl Hansen: The Right Amount of Wrong

Following her cancelled-wedding comedy special, I Was Supposed to Get Married Today, and her launch of mybreakupregistry. 

Summerhall Distillery: The Speakeasy Experience

Summerhall Distillery: The Speakeasy Experience

Take a step back in time to the lively 1920s at our hidden bar, nestled away from the hustle and bustle of Summerhall’s courtyard. 

10 Pound Baby

10 Pound Baby

The average C-section in the USA costs £25-40K, but you can just squat one out in the back like a feral cat for FREE! Comedian and skinflint Leah Renee returns to Fringe with a ne… 

Sleeping with the Yemeni: Mike Eshaq

Sleeping with the Yemeni: Mike Eshaq

After a tour in the Marines, Mike Eshaq traded his rifle in for a microphone! Eshaq is Middle Eastern, a United States Marine and a Muslim who can’t stop eating bacon. 

Precious Cargo

Precious Cargo

As children they were evacuated from a war zone. 

Nation

Nation

‘Here we all are. 

Suse Steed: Parallelodox

Suse Steed: Parallelodox

Join Suse Steed for her debut hour! ‘It had me laughing from start to finish, her quick wit and bringing the audience in made the show unlike any I have seen. 

Sameer Katz: Whether Conditions

Sameer Katz: Whether Conditions

Sameer’s gotten to the age where everyone who says they love him seem to want something in return. 

1 in a Chameleon

1 in a Chameleon

How do we uncover our true colours in a world full of reasons to hide? A life-affirming, thought-provoking comedy about trying to blend in everywhere yet belonging nowhere, from en… 

Victor's Victoria

Victor's Victoria

Victor Mature was one of the most popular leading men of Hollywood’s Golden Age, starring in such iconic films as Kiss of Death, My Darling Clementine, Samson and Delilah, and The … 

Glenn Wool: Luv (sic)

Glenn Wool: Luv (sic)

Approaching the milestone of 50, teetering on the brink of singledom, yet on the cusp of happiness. 

Bailey Swilley: Gimme a Sign!

Bailey Swilley: Gimme a Sign!

In this vulnerable yet irreverent debut, Bailey Swilley shares how she got through the darkest time in her life – the death of her father – with the help of family, pop culture… 

Party Girl

Party Girl

Fairy Sprinkles isn’t your average fairy. 

Puddles and Amazons

Puddles and Amazons

A mother dies. 

The State of Grace

The State of Grace

Grace was a high-class sex worker, who rose to meteoric fame on social media. 

Will Pickvance: Wonky

Will Pickvance: Wonky

We might swing by Satchmo’s, blow out of town on aeolian pipes, hammer blow, tapping toe, jam with the Lotos-Eaters. 

Louis Katz: Bountiful

Louis Katz: Bountiful

Fresh off his hit (1M+ views!) YouTube special, Brooklyn-based comedian Louis Katz’s Fringe debut Bountiful showcases his trademark blend of highbrow and lowbrow humour. 

Nineteen Ninety-Four

Nineteen Ninety-Four

Three decades since his Edinburgh solo debut, Jewish comedian Ivor Dembina has collected a Pick of the Fringe award and an armful of four-star and five-star reviews. 

Vladimir McTavish: 30 Years Still Standing Up

Vladimir McTavish: 30 Years Still Standing Up

In 1994, Vladimir McTavish won the Strathmore Water Comedy Award on his first appearance at the Edinburgh Fringe. 

David William Bryan: In Loyal Company

David William Bryan: In Loyal Company

The incredible true story of missing WWII soldier Arthur Robinson, written and performed by his great-nephew David William Bryan. 

Jessie Cave: An Ecstatic Display

Jessie Cave: An Ecstatic Display

Jessie Cave opens up about a number of things: social anxiety and monogamy, couple’s therapy and parenting failures. 

The Long Run

The Long Run

A joyful, captivating comedy about love, cancer and running for a really long time. 

Maeve Press: Failure Confetti

Maeve Press: Failure Confetti

Maeve Press spent 17 years under special education observation. 

Spring Day: Exvangelical

Spring Day: Exvangelical

As seen on BBC’s Live at the Apollo, American transplant Spring Day provides dark comedy for nice people. 

Isabelle Farah: Nebuchadnezzar

Isabelle Farah: Nebuchadnezzar

A silly show about love and war. 

Kate-Lois Elliott: How to Belong Without Joining a Cult

Kate-Lois Elliott: How to Belong Without Joining a Cult

Kate-Lois Elliott’s family lived in a secretive cult until her mum escaped. 

Abby Wambaugh: The First 3 Minutes of 17 Shows

Abby Wambaugh: The First 3 Minutes of 17 Shows

Abby awoke in hospital after a late miscarriage and, high on anaesthesia, decided to become a comedian. 

Chatterbox

Chatterbox

Chatterbox, a play about a Pakistani girl at primary school in 1970s Glasgow. 

Nic Sampson: Yellow Power Ranger

Nic Sampson: Yellow Power Ranger

When he was 18, Nic played a Power Ranger in the global kids TV phenomenon. 

Ali Woods: At The Moment

Ali Woods: At The Moment

Ali’s in love for the first time and he hates it. 

Glitch

Glitch

10-year high school reunion. 

Rachel Kaly: Hospital Hour

Rachel Kaly: Hospital Hour

Rachel Kaly got her first period the same day Saddam Hussein was hanged. 

Toy Stories, or How Not to Make a Living as an Artist

Toy Stories, or How Not to Make a Living as an Artist

A storytelling odyssey through art, contemporary politics and twentieth-century history, told in Chris’s signature style: satirical stand-up meets art lecture-demonstration. 

Pernille Haaland: Not Related

Pernille Haaland: Not Related

Comedian Pernille Haaland leaves no ball unkicked as she tackles the existential crisis of her post-35, single life, realizing her hot-girl summer days are over. 

Christian Dart: Bigger Than The Christmas Turkey

Christian Dart: Bigger Than The Christmas Turkey

Bigger Than The Christmas Turkey is a laugh-out-loud musical hour spent inside the whimsical world of Christian Dart, you’ll hear about his birth weight, less-than-successful love … 

Harriet Dyer: Skin

Harriet Dyer: Skin

Give us a cheer if you’ve got skin? Well then, this is the show for you! A new show of story-based chaos with heart and peculiarities from acclaimed stand-up Harriet Dyer (Comedy C… 

Do This One Thing for Me

Do This One Thing for Me

What does it mean to remember the Holocaust in 2024? How do you bear the legacy of trauma while forging ahead in the 21st century? Jane Elias grapples with these questions through … 

Ania Magliano: Forgive Me, Father

Ania Magliano: Forgive Me, Father

You know when you’re trying to wee on a night out, and you’re interrupted by a random girl who insists on telling you all her secrets even though you’ve never met? Imagine that, bu… 

Jake Roche: Neporrhoids

Jake Roche: Neporrhoids

A (mostly) true story of the meteoric rise and devastating fall of chart-topping boyband member Jake Roche, who is definitely not a “nepo baby”, a “one hit wonder”, nor “completely… 

Buckets of Blood – Fairy Tales Not For Kids

Buckets of Blood – Fairy Tales Not For Kids

In the 19th century, the original stories of the Brothers Grimm were scarier, more bloodthirsty and disturbing. 

Chris Cantrill: Easily Swayed

Chris Cantrill: Easily Swayed

A reluctant adventurer and an unlikely fellowship converge in this epic tale of an overdue reunion gone awry. 

Carousel

Carousel

‘Teddy told me that in Greek, nostalgia literally means, ‘the pain from an old wound’. 

16 Postcodes

16 Postcodes

Twenty years, 16 postcodes, one city. 

Harry Stachini: Grenade

Harry Stachini: Grenade

Most of us are carrying honesty grenades. 

Mythos: Ragnarok

Mythos: Ragnarok

Viking mythology performed by professional wrestlers! Quickly becoming a Fringe staple, this masterpiece brings all the comedy, chaos, and combat of ancient stories to life like yo… 

Rich Spalding: Gather Your Skeletons

Rich Spalding: Gather Your Skeletons

We’re all alive and we’re all going to die. 

Danny Clives: Danny Explains It All

Danny Clives: Danny Explains It All

Fresh off the back of his triumphant sold-out Leicester Comedy Festival show and supporting Nigel Ng (Uncle Roger) on his world tour performing at Hammersmith Apollo, Dublin’s 3Oly… 

Vlad Ilich: Vladislav, Baby Don't Hurt Me

Vlad Ilich: Vladislav, Baby Don't Hurt Me

In the summer of ‘99, six-year-old Vlad played a game of chess that changed his life forever. 

Schalk Bezuidenhout: Crowd Pleaser

Schalk Bezuidenhout: Crowd Pleaser

Fresh from a world tour, South Africa’s hottest stand-up (not in looks) returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with not just any old regular stand-up show. 

Ivo Graham: Grand Designs

Ivo Graham: Grand Designs

Fumbling a flute on Would I Lie to You, combusting over a Cork accent on BBC Radio 5 Live, scaring Diane from the Traitors with a T-shirt of her face. 

Isabella Charlton: So My Dad F****d The Nanny

Isabella Charlton: So My Dad F****d The Nanny

International comedian tells of a dark steamy affair between her father and the family’s nanny. 

All These Pretty Things

All These Pretty Things

An emotionally raw blend of memoir and song, Tracey Yarad’s All These Pretty Things is a phoenix rising from the ashes story, taking the audience from Australia and the fallout o… 

Julie Flower: Grandma's Shop

Julie Flower: Grandma's Shop

Clothes. 

Dylan Thomas: Return Journey – Bob Kingdom, Original Direction by Anthony Hopkins

Dylan Thomas: Return Journey – Bob Kingdom, Original Direction by Anthony Hopkins

Five-star reviews and Critic’s Choice from the Guardian, Time Out, and Times. 

Amos Gill: Going Down Swinging

Amos Gill: Going Down Swinging

Award-winning comedian and international rising star Amos Gill is back at the Fringe with another boundary-pushing hour of hilarious, challenging and sometimes caustic stand-up. 

Elaine Malcolmson: Joik

Elaine Malcolmson: Joik

A comic journey from lost to found in the company of a reindeer. 

An Asian Queer Story: Coming Out to Dead People

An Asian Queer Story: Coming Out to Dead People

When his mother was diagnosed with cancer, Ricky was faced with a question: Is now the right time to come out? After rave reviews at Edinburgh Fringe 2023, Ricky Sim returns with t… 

The Smeds and The Smoos

The Smeds and The Smoos

Soar into space with this Olivier Award-nominated adaptation of the much-loved book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. 

Whore’s Eye View

Whore’s Eye View

A mad dash through 10,000 years of history from the perspective of a sex worker. 

The Brilliance of Broken Glass: Button

The Brilliance of Broken Glass: Button

New York Comedian/Moth StorySLAM Champion Brooke weaves award-winning storytelling, poetic narrative, wry comedy to fashion a uniquely styled, kaleidoscopic identity exploration an… 

Duck

Duck

It’s the summer of 2005, England prepares to win the Ashes and Ismail (Smiley to his friends), a British Indian schoolboy, is about to become the youngest ever player in his elit… 

How Can I Help You

How Can I Help You

Being of service can be a wonderful thing. 

James Roque: Champorado

James Roque: Champorado

What actually matters in life? What should we really care about? And what do these questions have to do with a breakfast chocolate rice pudding? New Zealand-Filipino comedy veteran… 

Marjolein Robertson: O

Marjolein Robertson: O

There will be blood. 

Steve Bugeja: Shiny

Steve Bugeja: Shiny

Loads of “experts” will tell you how to achieve your dreams. 

Stuart Laws Has to Be Joking?

Stuart Laws Has to Be Joking?

Last year Stuart started telling the truth on stage and was diagnosed autistic: he got the best reviews he’s ever got and his show was a must-see. 

Finlay Christie: I Deserve This

Finlay Christie: I Deserve This

Money, followers, religiously forbidden relationships. 

It's in the Bag! Pirates and Mermaids

It's in the Bag! Pirates and Mermaids

It’s in the Bag! are an award-winning storytelling company who delight in taking children’s imaginations on a magical journey, using rhymes, songs, creative games, drama and pu… 

It's in the Bag! Under the Sea

It's in the Bag! Under the Sea

Sam and Rosie are off on their holidays. 

5 Mistakes That Changed History

5 Mistakes That Changed History

We all make mistakes, but rarely do they change the course of history. 

Jim Smith – The Hills Have Ayes

Jim Smith – The Hills Have Ayes

Perthshire farmer and comedian Jim Smith dons the checked shirt again as he returns with his 2022 smash-hit stand-up show telling tales of Scottish rural life. 

The Last Thursday Club

The Last Thursday Club

Welcome to the Last Thursday Club! An evening of theatre, comedy and storytelling hosted by acclaimed writer-performers and poolitzer prize winners Roann Hassani-McCloskey and Jame… 

Iraqnophobia (Work in Progress)

Iraqnophobia (Work in Progress)

It’s 20 years since the Iraq War and Jenan wants to talk about it. 

Carl Donnelly – The Dead Dad Show

Carl Donnelly – The Dead Dad Show

Have you heard that the three most stressful life events are bereavement, moving house and divorce? Well, funny story. 

Harriet Dyer: Mother

Harriet Dyer: Mother

Keeping stand-up weird since 2013, Harriet Dyer is everything I love about the Fringe. 

Isabelle Farah: Nobu and Amytis (WIP)

Isabelle Farah: Nobu and Amytis (WIP)

Work in Progress from Isabelle Farah. 

Suicide Bummer – Explosive Queer South Asian Comedy

Suicide Bummer – Explosive Queer South Asian Comedy

The true story of a Queer, British, South Asian sex worker under pressure to marry his cousin. 

Sudha Bhuchar: Evening Conversations

Sudha Bhuchar: Evening Conversations

‘You’re the one with the identity crisis mum, not us!’ Middle-class, middle-aged, multicultural mother of millennial sons Sudha invites her boys to ‘crack open a cold one’ and shar… 

Uisge

Uisge

Lured into metaphorical deep water by a mixture of intrigue and desire, a bewildered Emory Holdridge grapples with life on the remote but stunningly beautiful West Coast of Scotlan… 

Walking Songs

Walking Songs

Once upon a time, she walked the length of Aotearoa New Zealand. 

Abigail Rolling: Shit Lawyer

Abigail Rolling: Shit Lawyer

Dark. 

Axel Blake: In Style

Axel Blake: In Style

After delivering three captivating performances on BGT, a golden buzzer and winning the show, Axel took the title in style and has since gone on to perform at the Royal Variety Per… 

A Tinderella Story: Swipe, Wince, Repeat

A Tinderella Story: Swipe, Wince, Repeat

Acclaimed Canadian comedian J Murphy has been on some very strange dates. 

The Progressive Campaign

The Progressive Campaign

After performing The Story of Captain James Cook in 2022, Tim Hunter returns to the Fringe to narrate and perform songs taken from his latest concept album, The Progressive Campaig… 

The Blackbird

The Blackbird

If you ever wondered where mysticism and rock and blues meet, look no further. 

Broken Instruments

Broken Instruments

Broken Instruments was inspired by the book Violins of Hope by James A Grymes. 

Ageing Folks Telling Jokes

Ageing Folks Telling Jokes

The Ageing Folks are back! After a sell-out run in 2022, your favourite comedians over 40 return, older but triumphant. 

Old Movies Saved My Life: 2

Old Movies Saved My Life: 2

Old movies saved Mel Byron’s life a few Fringes ago and they can save yours too. 

Rules Schmules – How To Be Jew-ish

Rules Schmules – How To Be Jew-ish

Suzie Depreli – not a typically Jewish name, is it? – brings you one woman’s passive aggressive mission to educate the world about what it means to have an orthodox family that… 

Vida Slayman in Comedy of Terrors

Vida Slayman in Comedy of Terrors

Following sold-out shows at the Adelaide Fringe, Comedy of Terrors is coming to Edinburgh. 

A Shetland Folktale

A Shetland Folktale

This beautiful folktale transports the listener back to life in Shetland in the 1800s, exploring crofting, fishing and other traditions. 

That Don't Hurt My Feelings None

That Don't Hurt My Feelings None

In this hilarious and heartfelt one-woman show, comedian Kassie Thornton goes on a rollercoaster of self-discovery, as she navigates coming out and coming into herself. 

Not My First Rodeo...

Not My First Rodeo...

Arriving in Australia in 1989, Bob planned a six month stay. 

Nikki Lowe: Nongénue

Nikki Lowe: Nongénue

Nikki Lowe is a stand-up comedian who spent the last year touring as the Female Emcee for the Magic Mike Live North American Tour. 

Kirsty MacColl: My Tribute

Kirsty MacColl: My Tribute

Existing Kirsty fans know she could take her audience on an emotional rollercoaster from happy to sad, betrayed to raunchy. 

Twenty Hamsters

Twenty Hamsters

Jamie Keddie: Twenty Hamsters. 

Hear Us and Hasten

Hear Us and Hasten

A collaboratively devised storytelling performance deeply rooted in the North Sea and North Welsh landscapes of the performers’ homes. 

Plague Stone Party: Farewell, Tor

Plague Stone Party: Farewell, Tor

Freak folk comedy to fulfil your heroic destiny. 

Sanctuary

Sanctuary

This play depicts the trials and tribulations of accessing justice from the perspective of an idealist. 

Graham in the Green

Graham in the Green

Ivo Graham dips a greedy toe into the theatre/therapy section, poring over the usuals (relationships, responsibilities, regrets) without any promise of logic or laughter. 

Jenn Brown: If Truth Be Told

Jenn Brown: If Truth Be Told

This acclaimed one-woman show is a rollicking extravaganza, told by a gal who has seen a few things. 

Drink Whole Night

Drink Whole Night

‘Who do you think is a better drinker, the Chinese god or the foreign god?’ ‘Do gods talk about fatalism even when they drink too much?’ Combining installation art, theatre, photog… 

He Kept Me Safe

He Kept Me Safe

Join us for a groundbreaking play that gives voice to the unheard experiences of gay men’s experiences of intimate partner violence (IPV). 

Michael Herd: Deep Shanghai'd

Michael Herd: Deep Shanghai'd

Scotsman Michael Herd, one of the rising stars of the English comedy scene in China, spent 14 years in the People’s Republic and has returned to live in Scotland after doing most o… 

Hal Cruttenden: It's Best You Hear It From Me

Hal Cruttenden: It's Best You Hear It From Me

Last year’s critically acclaimed show is back for a limited run. 

Tim Kraft Live at the Edinburgh Fringe

Tim Kraft Live at the Edinburgh Fringe

All the way from Canada, Tim Kraft joins Hootenannies (Hoot 4) at The Apex for an hour of stand-up comedy live at the Edinburgh Fringe, from 17th to 20th August at 18:20. 

Drink Whole Night

Drink Whole Night

‘Who do you think is a better drinker, the Chinese god or the foreign god?’ ‘Do gods talk about fatalism even when they drink too much?’ Combining installation art, theatre, photog… 

Wriggle Around the World

Wriggle Around the World

A fun, interactive and educational show for babies and toddlers. 

Kings and Queens

Kings and Queens

A fun, interactive and educational show for babies and toddlers. 

The Mariner's Song

The Mariner's Song

Adventurers! All aboard for this award-winning narrative odyssey navigating ancient myth, family history, and writer-performer Rajan Sharma’s own unique experience crewing on a D… 

Seventy-Eight Thank Yous

Seventy-Eight Thank Yous

Astonished when my cheerful and dynamic mother committed suicide in 2018, I felt a numbed anguish. 

Adventures of the Singing Acupuncturist 7: Big O Asks – What is Sexy?

Adventures of the Singing Acupuncturist 7: Big O Asks – What is Sexy?

Olivia aka Big O is delighted to present her second hour of comedy. 

The Princesse de Polignac

The Princesse de Polignac

The Princesse de Polignac, patron of the arts. 

Helen Duff: Lullabies

Helen Duff: Lullabies

It’s Duff’s first show post-baby and. 

Kate Hammer: Wide Set

Kate Hammer: Wide Set

Through stand-up, stories, bits, jokes, japes and gags (with a minimum of three goofs), Kate will talk about being a weird lady with the heart of a lad and the wide-set V of a maje… 

Chris Cantrill: SuPeRgEnIu$ (WIP)

Chris Cantrill: SuPeRgEnIu$ (WIP)

Chris Cantrill (half of twice Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated double act, The Delightful Sausage) returns with a work-in-progress show about his rude son, upsetting pensioners on … 

Loft Clearance

Loft Clearance

What do we keep? What do we let go? Join Eileen as she rummages through a hundred years’ worth of possessions that have accumulated in her loft. 

Cola Boy

Cola Boy

The 1990s, when house music exploded! This is a gripping and immersive stage adaptation of excerpts from the cult book Cola Boy. 

Lilies on the Land

Lilies on the Land

United in their determination to support their country during World War Two, four young women join the Land Army. 

The Ghost of a Smile

The Ghost of a Smile

Two of Charles Dickens’ creepy tales – with a comic twist. 

Furious

Furious

Zany, fast-paced and poignant, Furious is a wildly honest and hilarious roller-coaster ride of a solo show. 

Mark Twain's The Stolen White Elephant

Mark Twain's The Stolen White Elephant

Mark Twain was a comic genius, the greatest American humorist of the 19th century, and (in literary terms) of all time. 

Beware the Jabberwock

Beware the Jabberwock

Emma and Lucy are lost in Tulgey Wood, a mysterious forest full of weird and wonderful creatures. 

Eleanor Morton: Work in Progress

Eleanor Morton: Work in Progress

Stand-up Eleanor Morton presents new ideas as she works towards her next show. 

What Happened to Agnes

What Happened to Agnes

‘When my grandmother’s sister Agnes was nine years old, she disappeared. 

Lynn Ferguson: Storyland

Lynn Ferguson: Storyland

Award-winning writer, performer, Moth host, show-off and Mac in Chicken Run 1 and 2, Lynn takes us through the dangers of too many cats, the mystery of Nana Mouskouri, and how it c… 

Freedom Walk

Freedom Walk

Join us for a free, fun, family-friendly guided walk filled with fascinating and moving historical and contemporary stories through Edinburgh’s Old Town. 

Bruce Fummey: Stories of Scotland

Bruce Fummey: Stories of Scotland

Bruce Fummey has spent fifteen years creating comedy and Scottish history-themed comedy shows for festivals around the world. 

Come to Our Show (Please)

Come to Our Show (Please)

Two clowns, Anna and Felix, set out on a quest for home. 

Kiran Deol: Joysuck

Kiran Deol: Joysuck

Oscar shortlisted and Emmy nominated stand-up comedian Kiran Deol is hospitalized after a stranger smashes a bottle on her face. 

Songs from the Last Page

Songs from the Last Page

A performance from acclaimed composer/songwriter Gareth Williams, lyrically transforming iconic final pages from Scottish fiction into brand-new ‘literary chamber pop’ songs. 

Mohan: A Partition Story

Mohan: A Partition Story

The critically acclaimed Fringe 2022 smash hit returns to Edinburgh for two final shows. 

With the Devil's Assistance

With the Devil's Assistance

Sit down, I’ll tell you a story. 

Tony Pasquier

Tony Pasquier

Kicked out of opera school for being too much of a prima donna, Tony Pasquier took to earning his living as a singer-cum-comedian. 

As I Roved Out

As I Roved Out

Journey along ancient song lines with The Bardesse, everywoman time-travelling troubadour, as your guide. 

It's Magic, but is it Art?

It's Magic, but is it Art?

How would it feel to watch a conjuror perform in the Middle Ages, when suspected witches and sorcerers were cruelly tortured or burnt alive at the stake? What if you then travelled… 

The Grandmothers Grimm

The Grandmothers Grimm

Nestled in a dim-lit basement within a stone archway, Paradise in The Vault feels like the perfect venue to indulge in some late evening fairytales, and from the moment the cast co… 

Eleanor Morton: The Ill Advised Character Show

Eleanor Morton: The Ill Advised Character Show

Stand-up, writer, actor and Edinburgh native Eleanor Morton presents a brand-new one-off character show, displaying a full range of accents and coats for one night only. 

Bumble's Big Adventure

Bumble's Big Adventure

This one-act educational outreach play for 5-10 year olds and their families follows Bumble, a honeybee, on an adventure to find a bee balm flower. 

Lost in Wonder

Lost in Wonder

Are things feeling hectic? In need of some sacred space? Lost in wonder is an immersive storytelling experience, offering you a micro-sabbath experience while you’re in Edinburgh. 

Ed Gaughan: Words and Music

Ed Gaughan: Words and Music

Ed Gaughan has written, directed and performed work for and with the UK’s most-loved acts – including Milton Jones, Josie Long, Barry Cryer and Pappy’s. 

Chris Cantrill: SuPeRgEnIu$ (WIP)

Chris Cantrill: SuPeRgEnIu$ (WIP)

Chris Cantrill (half of twice Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated double act, The Delightful Sausage) returns with a work-in-progress show about his rude son, upsetting pensioners on … 

EUgoslav

EUgoslav

Born in Yugoslavia, raised in Croatia, and having lived in Ukraine and Russia, Igor is now back home in Croatia, which has, in his absence (and without his immediate approval), joi… 

Green Tea

Green Tea

After years of torment from an evil spirit, the goodly Reverend Mister Jennings can take it no longer and takes the decision to confide in philosophic physician, Dr Martin Hesseliu… 

Michaela’s Fluent Aphasia

Michaela’s Fluent Aphasia

A thought-provoking exploration into the nature of communication and consent. 

Incidents in the Life of an Anglican Slave

Incidents in the Life of an Anglican Slave

It’s 1723 and writing while Black could get a girl hanged in Virginia. 

Folklore Galore

Folklore Galore

Ready for an hour of enchanted storytelling with the fairies and jinns? Join us for some magical adventures with heroes and royalty of myth and legend. 

Kevin Daniel: Freedom

Kevin Daniel: Freedom

Kevin Daniel is a simple Glasgow boy who moved to England in 2000 to make his fortune. 

Deaf Action Presents: Red Aphrodite by Amy Murray

Deaf Action Presents: Red Aphrodite by Amy Murray

Amy Murray wants to break down all the taboos about womanhood, so she has now created a piece called Red Aphrodite that she will share through Edinburgh Deaf Festival. 

Deaf Action Presents: Fàilte Gu BSL/Welcome to BSL with Evie Waddell

Deaf Action Presents: Fàilte Gu BSL/Welcome to BSL with Evie Waddell

Fàilte Gu BSL (Welcome to BSL) is an immersive showcase of Gaelic and Scots signed-songs celebrating different aspects of traditional culture. 

Christopher Macarthur-Boyd: Scary Times

Christopher Macarthur-Boyd: Scary Times

A new hour of stand-up by the wee guy with the glasses from Glasgow. 

The Hearth

The Hearth

The Hearth is the stone beneath which a fire burns. 

Rosie Jones – Triple Threat

Rosie Jones – Triple Threat

Join Rosie as she ponders whether she is a national treasure, a little prick, or somewhere in between! This show is guaranteed to be full of unapologetic cheekiness, nonsensical fu… 

Do You Remember the First Rhyme?

Do You Remember the First Rhyme?

An ‘imaginative and emotional’ storytelling and poetry show with ‘several laugh-out-loud routines’ by ‘fabulous performer of spoken word’ **** (NorthWestEnd. 

Dylan Dodds and Friends 2: (Friends Still Not Included)

Dylan Dodds and Friends 2: (Friends Still Not Included)

Eight years ago, Dylan Dodds asked himself a question. 

Still Got It

Still Got It

Two Scottish comedy legends, who’ve chalked up over 40 years of live gig experience between them, are back for two performances only at the Fringe, delivering a guaranteed, great h… 

Ed Patrick: Catch Your Breath

Ed Patrick: Catch Your Breath

Ed Patrick starts his show Catch Your Breath with a simple, “I’m a doctor, so I’m running late,” a rather light-hearted, if telling, joke that puts us at ease with its self… 

Pete Searles: The Path to True Love (via Swindon)

Pete Searles: The Path to True Love (via Swindon)

After his much younger girlfriend leaves him for a better-looking, richer, more successful friend, Searles dissolves into a gibbering, chain-smoking, suicidal insomniac! In despera… 

Edinburgh Gin: Seaside Gin and Oyster Pairing

Edinburgh Gin: Seaside Gin and Oyster Pairing

Join us for an evening of wonder, told through taste, as we bring the shoreline of our beautiful namesake city to you and showcase our award-winning Seaside Gin. 

Bowie, Cambo & All the Hype – An Evening with John Cambridge

Bowie, Cambo & All the Hype – An Evening with John Cambridge

John Cambo Cambridge lived with David Bowie at Haddon Hall when he had his first hit-record Space Oddity and toured Scotland with him in Junior’s Eyes. 

Sally McGreevy: A Girl Called Dusty Springfield

Sally McGreevy: A Girl Called Dusty Springfield

Dusty epitomised the sound of the 60s whether singing swing, soul or ballads but life behind the scenes was not always as polished as the stage persona. 

Bear with Me: A Polar Bear in Scotland

Bear with Me: A Polar Bear in Scotland

Arty is a day-dreaming, inquisitive young polar bear who was born in Scotland but longs to see the world. 

Gie's Peace

Gie's Peace

Gie’s Peace sees Morna Burdon take audiences on a journey of courage, creativity and resilience as she highlights women worldwide who have found daring, inventive, courageous way… 

Living Proof: Stories of Hope and Recovery from Chronic Pain

Living Proof: Stories of Hope and Recovery from Chronic Pain

Living Proof is a recoveree-led non-profit working to promote a neuroplastic approach for full recovery from chronic pain and many other chronic symptoms. 

Loving the Enemy

Loving the Enemy

It’s 1940. 

Shimmer

Shimmer

Max Campbell (The Crown, The Chelsea Cowboy, Blurred) stars in this award-winning, one-man play by John O’Keefe, wherein the actor tells the story by becoming each of the story’s c… 

Bob Marley – How Reggae Changed the World

Bob Marley – How Reggae Changed the World

Bob Marley – How Reggae Changed the World is a show that is not only thought-provoking but stirs emotion too. 

1518

1518

Strasbourg, 1518. 

Bloody Elle

Bloody Elle

Bloody Elle returns to the Traverse for a strictly limited run after award-winning, sell-out TravFest22 performances. 

Phoebe Ophelia: Betty Brown Bags

Phoebe Ophelia: Betty Brown Bags

Inspired by a traditional folk play from Lancaster, Betty Brown Bags and her musical sidekick Billy celebrate the strength and resilience of Northern working-class culture. 

Here Be Dragons

Here Be Dragons

This is a heartfelt piece, in which a group of intrepid teens set out to discover monsters… and discover them in the last place they thought to look. 

Confessions of a Teletubby

Confessions of a Teletubby

Three shows only! You remember Teletubbies, don’t you? Maybe you grew up with the programme… Did you ever wonder why it was so successful and who was bringing those well-loved … 

Auld Lang Sing

Auld Lang Sing

A new take on old words, Auld Lang Sing is a new show written by Siobhan Argyle and performed by students of Glasgow Acting Academy. 

Nancy: On Drag

Nancy: On Drag

The candid and comical tale of a mad tranny from Burnley in the north of England; how a little boy who secretly wore their sister’s dresses, moved to Berlin, became a Drag King, gr… 

Decay

Decay

Above the ground, she waits. 

I Am Mark

I Am Mark

I Am Mark: A Daring New Staging of Mark’s Gospel. 

7 Years: A Love Story

7 Years: A Love Story

Story of two friends who find themselves facing extreme climate events. 

MANikin

MANikin

Manikin is Saltire Sky’s latest production, following on from their acclaimed show – 1902. 

Myth by Angelica

Myth by Angelica

Greco-American pop artist and songwriter, Angelica, makes her Fringe debut with Myth – a nine-song concert which tells the story of a “situationship” from start to finish. 

Tipples, Tales and Traditions with Edinburgh Gin

Tipples, Tales and Traditions with Edinburgh Gin

Immerse yourself in the enchanting wonder of Edinburgh at our exclusive tasting experience. 

Ivo Graham: Organised Fun

Ivo Graham: Organised Fun

Organised fun is one of those phrases that can evoke different emotional responses from people. 

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. 

The Moira Monologues 3: Moira in Lockdown – Alan Bissett

The Moira Monologues 3: Moira in Lockdown – Alan Bissett

Falkirk’s hardest woman faces her greatest challenge yet: surviving a pandemic with only vodka, fags and her BFF Babs on Zoom. 

Tam Lin: A Future Tale

Tam Lin: A Future Tale

When the flints of the old strike with the new, what story can be lit from the sparks? The ancient ballad of Tam Lin is reimagined in a near-future dystopian Scotland, exploring th… 

'78 Things I Don’t Want to Tell You About the Love of My Life

'78 Things I Don’t Want to Tell You About the Love of My Life

The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is famous for glitz, glitter and glamour, but it started with megaphones and violence. 

Richard Spalding: Look Who Loves Me (WIP)

Richard Spalding: Look Who Loves Me (WIP)

If someone tells you they love you, it’s rude to ask why. 

5 Mistakes That Changed History

5 Mistakes That Changed History

We all make mistakes, but rarely do they change the course of history. 

Mr Fox

Mr Fox

“Be bold, be bold / But not too bold / Lest that your heart’s blood should run cold. 

Harry Potter or My Girlfriend... Who Do I Love More?

Harry Potter or My Girlfriend... Who Do I Love More?

How do you choose between two things you love? Particularly if one of those things is literally (fictionally) magical. 

Second Helping: Two Dead Lovers, Dead Funny

Second Helping: Two Dead Lovers, Dead Funny

Accidental enemy of Mother Teresa. 

Sofa SoFunny So Fringe

Sofa SoFunny So Fringe

Fringe version of the five-star hit comedy show by Leslie Gold (American) and Nick Kirk (not), with a different guest comedian each show. 

Book Lovers' Tour

Book Lovers' Tour

A guided walking tour visiting the sites and haunts of Edinburgh’s literary legends; Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, JK Rowling and … 

Alex Something Is Missing Again!

Alex Something Is Missing Again!

Join Alex, the astounding magician on his quest for magic and the existential meaning, again. 

The Moira Monologues 2: More Moira – Alan Bissett

The Moira Monologues 2: More Moira – Alan Bissett

Moira’s back in this Fringe First-winning sequel. 

The Meaning of Wife

The Meaning of Wife

A comedy show celebrating the highs and lows of marriage, in all its forms. 

Australia: A Whinging Pom's Guide

Australia: A Whinging Pom's Guide

The funny side of Australia. 

Thinky Winky

Thinky Winky

Thinky Winky explores the comedy and psychology of how we make up, and then change our minds. 

Conspiracy Theory: A Lizard's Tale

Conspiracy Theory: A Lizard's Tale

Marlon’s a Jew. 

Queer Folks' Tales

Queer Folks' Tales

Storytellers from a range of backgrounds, ages and cultures share stories of LGBTQ+ lives past, present and future. 

Animate Lands: Mythic Celtic Tales

Animate Lands: Mythic Celtic Tales

A journey through the storied soul of Scotland. 

Markus Birdman: Platinum – Free

Markus Birdman: Platinum – Free

June 2021, I had a stroke. 

Wage Against the Machine

Wage Against the Machine

Sex shops, Robodebt, and roller coasters! ‘Unfailingly funny’ **** (Artshub. 

Body: A Work in Progress

Body: A Work in Progress

She’s had it all her life and finally comedian Pauline Eyre is ready to celebrate her body. 

Padraig Williams: Bi-Sexual Healing

Padraig Williams: Bi-Sexual Healing

Fresh off his TV debut, Padraig brings his hilarious show Bi-Sexual Healing to the Fringe. 

Jon Hipkiss – This Needs To Be Delightful

Jon Hipkiss – This Needs To Be Delightful

Leicester Comedy Festival Award nominee Jon Hipkiss returns to the Edinburgh Fringe for the first time in four years with a brand-new show. 

Dune! The Musical

Dune! The Musical

A memoir in song by the Earl of Caladan, trusted adviser to the Padisha Emperor and beloved troubadour-warrior, the bard Gurney Halleck. 

3 Unwise Men

3 Unwise Men

One hour of stand-up comedy from three comedians. 

Did You Eat?

Did You Eat?

Writer and solo performer, Zoë Kim, leads the play, oscillating between Mother and Daughter, unraveling a candid semi-autobiographical story about our love languages and how we of… 

Edinburgh – A Tale of Two Towns

Edinburgh – A Tale of Two Towns

Our unique tour sets out to inform and entertain as we take you into both Old and New Town, giving you a real sense of the two sides of Edinburgh and revealing some of the secrets … 

Vaults and Graveyard Tour

Vaults and Graveyard Tour

Your guide will take you to Greyfriars Graveyard, home of the famous Greyfriars Bobby and the final resting place for many of Edinburgh’s most notorious characters. 

Raymond Mearns is Alive in the Hive

Raymond Mearns is Alive in the Hive

Top Scottish comedian Raymond Mearns is back at The Beehive, doing what he does best! A totally unique mix of improvisational comedy, audience interaction, sharp observations and b… 

Marc Burrows in the Glom of Nit

Marc Burrows in the Glom of Nit

Comedian, author, and journalist (New Statesman, Big Issue, Independent) Marc Burrows returns from the culture wars to ask ‘who am I?’ and ‘why is everything like this?’ An hour of… 

Train Lord

Train Lord

Award-winning author Oliver Mol’s debut is a true, funny and heartbreaking tale about his 10-month migraine, recovery in Australia and job on the railway when there were no other o… 

Breaking Up with Jesus

Breaking Up with Jesus

Getting out of a toxic relationship is hard, especially when you happen to be dating Jesus Christ. 

Conversations with Mandela

Conversations with Mandela

Join master storyteller, Rob Redenbach, as he recounts his journey from outback Australia to working in South Africa with the bodyguard team of Nelson Mandela. 

Gary Little Still Here

Gary Little Still Here

Another year older but still none the wiser, Gary returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with stories and jokes that have earned him his reputation as one of Scotland’s top comed… 

French Bashing by a Frenchman!

French Bashing by a Frenchman!

Fresh from Vietnam, a past colony of France for more than 100 years, comes an expat Parisian to give you a better perspective on the global epidemic: French Bashing. 

Mike Rice – Hand of a Sinner

Mike Rice – Hand of a Sinner

Jay Z famously said ‘Once a good girl goes bad, they’re gone forever’. 

Ralph Brown: Ralpha Male

Ralph Brown: Ralpha Male

Scottish Comedian of the Year finalist. 

Brian Gallagher: Something, Somewhere, Some of the Time

Brian Gallagher: Something, Somewhere, Some of the Time

Childhood tales of flying boats inspired Brian to travel the world. 

The Vaults Tour

The Vaults Tour

Hear tales of how the poor and unfortunate lived in these former slums, explore the dimly lit vaults, once the haunt of criminals, body snatchers and witches alike! Each vault tell… 

Erin McKinnie and Fearghas Kelly: Stragglers

Erin McKinnie and Fearghas Kelly: Stragglers

Don’t go home yet, stay out with two of Scotland’s hottest rising stand-up stars in this spectacular split-bill of award-shortlisted comedy! BBC New Comedy Award Shortlist 2022… 

Scottish Sessions: The Story of Scottish Pop Music

Scottish Sessions: The Story of Scottish Pop Music

Scotland’s greatest bands/artists can often disappear under the title of UK artists. 

Who Walks This Path

Who Walks This Path

Interactive storytelling with audience participation and improvisation about loss, community, our human need for connection, and the pain and humour of the journey. 

Good Grief: Five Deserts in Search of My Father. A One-Man Show by Writer Jon Lawrence

Good Grief: Five Deserts in Search of My Father. A One-Man Show by Writer Jon Lawrence

The poignant tale of a writer and musician, Jon Lawrence, who walked 500km over five deserts on five continents to grieve for his father and raise money for a cancer charity. 

The Haunted Vaults Tour

The Haunted Vaults Tour

Our guide will enlighten you on the dark history of Old Town Edinburgh’s most extensive haunted underground vaults, dating back to the 1700s. 

Children's Underground Vaults Tour

Children's Underground Vaults Tour

Hear tales of how the poor and unfortunate lived in these former slums, explore the dimly lit vaults, once the haunt of criminals, body snatchers and witches alike! Each vault tell… 

Eric's Tales of the Sea – A Submariner's Yarn

Eric's Tales of the Sea – A Submariner's Yarn

Award-winning storytelling. 

Harry Stachini – Grenade

Harry Stachini – Grenade

Most of us are carrying honesty grenades. 

Anthony Schuman: Failures in Fatherhood

Anthony Schuman: Failures in Fatherhood

Mistakes are bound to happen. 

John Franklin: My Dad's Advice

John Franklin: My Dad's Advice

A beautifully hilarious stand-up about the memories of his dad’s best stories, Netflix star John Franklin intends to keep you laughing as he weaves tales of his father’s life advic… 

Colleen Lavin: Do the Robots Think I'm Funny?

Colleen Lavin: Do the Robots Think I'm Funny?

Whilst Colleen Lavin’s Do The Robots Think I'm Funny? is an interesting experiment and indicative of our fascination with AI, it’s not a particularly well-structured or fun… 

Paul Zenon in Monkey Business

Paul Zenon in Monkey Business

The amazing, strange-but-true story behind the weird stuff advertised in vintage American comics. 

Maureen

Maureen

By the time the lipstick went on, I was hooked. 

Grandfather Frog's Tales of the Meadow

Grandfather Frog's Tales of the Meadow

In Grandfather Frog’s Tales of the Meadow there are stories about rabbits, chipmunks, foxes and even skunks! Grandfather Frog knows the important stuff about everybody who lives ar… 

Yoshi Obayashi's Adult Content

Yoshi Obayashi's Adult Content

Adult Content is a show that presents various life stories in and out of the world of sex work – funny, sad, shocking, and follows the unbelievable places the business has led Mr… 

Character Flaw

Character Flaw

Step into the world of neurodivergence with Pip and experience a captivating journey through her life with ADHD. 

A Migrant's Son

A Migrant's Son

‘Igniting memories of a story that millions can relate to’ (Australian Stage). 

Wee Seals and Selkies

Wee Seals and Selkies

In this delightful family show, storytelling and music combine to create an enchanting performance, evoking Scotland’s northern seashores. 

Grow

Grow

The Gardener has agreed to look after their friend’s allotment. 

Climb

Climb

A guitar, microphone and stool wait expectantly on an empty stage. 

Sunset Stories

Sunset Stories

Ailsa Dixon, Bob Mitchell and Jackie Ross, three leading storytellers with a fierce love of their native north-east of Scotland invite you to a fast moving and light-hearted homage… 

Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck

It was a long and winding road, but by the time I left David Colvin’s Thunderstruck, I was – well. 

Mike Rice: An Irish Work in Progress

Mike Rice: An Irish Work in Progress

Sultry Irish comedian Mike Rice is working through some brand-new stories and jokes about cows, the Dali Lama, insomnia and the power of the human mind. 

Abbas Wahab: Gracefully Balding

Abbas Wahab: Gracefully Balding

Fresh off his first comedy album, Abbas Wahab makes his Fringe debut with an original stand-up show about leaving the corporate world, poorly navigating your 30s and balding. 

Anna Piper Scott: Such an Inspiration

Anna Piper Scott: Such an Inspiration

Comedian. 

Traditional Tales of Scotland

Traditional Tales of Scotland

Scotland is a land of myths and legends. 

The Comedy Arcade

The Comedy Arcade

The Comedy Arcade: competitive anecdotes game. 

Rites of Passage

Rites of Passage

Rites of Passage, two stories connected with a search for identity and acceptance: a young black man living in the UK, dealing with the daily cultural, and social political issues … 

The Ostracised Guardian

The Ostracised Guardian

The Ostracised Guardian is a musical performance that fuses ancient Kuladevata rituals with modern electronic music, directed by India’s foremost music producer Tenma and performed… 

Skye Scraper: The Life and Times of a Drag Queen Accountant

Skye Scraper: The Life and Times of a Drag Queen Accountant

Australia’s campest drag queen bares all in this chaotic cabaret about her double life as a drag queen accountant. 

Abbey's Box

Abbey's Box

Living in a box is hard. 

The Friendship Recession

The Friendship Recession

One in six men don’t have a single close friend, and more than half wish they had more friends. 

The Moira Monologues – Alan Bissett

The Moira Monologues – Alan Bissett

Join writer-performer Bissett as Moira: cleaner, single mum and the hardest woman in Falkirk, as she protects her wee Pepe from a neighbour’s dug, seduces a teacher in the school… 

Meat Boy

Meat Boy

Welcome to the world of Meat Boy, a tale of mayhem, mystery and meat. 

Cults, Startups and Pornstars: How I (Almost) Won My Dad's Approval

Cults, Startups and Pornstars: How I (Almost) Won My Dad's Approval

A mind-blowing, hilarious, heartwarming and true story. 

Field

Field

A priest blesses a bucket of mud in a lawyer’s office. 

Curry Gelato

Curry Gelato

Indulge in Curry Gelato, a side-splitting comedy show that serves up a unique blend of Indian roots and Italian upbringing. 

Christopher Macarthur-Boyd: Scary Times

Christopher Macarthur-Boyd: Scary Times

A new hour of stand-up by the wee guy with the glasses from Glasgow. 

Bee Babylon: Cancer Culture

Bee Babylon: Cancer Culture

Fresh from punching the the big C in the face, though now barren and slightly menopausal, Icelandic comedian Bee brings her first hour-long show to the Edinburgh Fringe. 

The Silliad: Improvised Myths and Legends

The Silliad: Improvised Myths and Legends

Why do geese fly south for the winter? What’s really inside an Oreo? You suggest the question, then watch it be answered through myth, mayhem and madness! From the roaring thunder … 

Simon Evans: Have We Met?

Simon Evans: Have We Met?

In Greek mythology, the Muses were the daughters of Mnemosyne, goddess of memory, by her nephew, Zeus. 

Andrew Silverwood: I Really, Really, Really Want a Zig-A-Zig Ah.. and a Nap

Andrew Silverwood: I Really, Really, Really Want a Zig-A-Zig Ah.. and a Nap

Andrew Silverwood went to Australia for an eight-week working holiday in January 2020 and he got back this May. 

Spring Day: Exvangelical (Work in Progress)

Spring Day: Exvangelical (Work in Progress)

As seen on BBC’s Live at the Apollo, American transplant Spring Day provides dark comedy for nice people. 

Richard Cobb: Couple's Massage

Richard Cobb: Couple's Massage

In October 2022, Richard Cobb was on honeymoon in Cuba. 

Tom Mayhew: This Time Next Year, We'll Be Millionaires!

Tom Mayhew: This Time Next Year, We'll Be Millionaires!

Working-class comedian Tom Mayhew returns to the Fringe with a show about dreams and endless hope. 

Martin Mor Is a Deadly Eejit

Martin Mor Is a Deadly Eejit

A new hour of stand-up comedy and storytelling from globe trotting Irishman Martin Mor. 

Married at First Fight

Married at First Fight

You are cordially invited to a comedy show! Comedians and married couple Katharyn Henson (USA) and Mark O’Keeffe (IRE) met at the Fringe in 2019, had a lockdown wedding in Melbourn… 

Nick Pupo: Addicted

Nick Pupo: Addicted

Witty, raw and powerful, Nick Pupo’s Addicted is a story of trust, friendship, forgiveness and brutality. 

Ew Girl, You Nasty

Ew Girl, You Nasty

Take a gonzo dive into a world of sex dungeons, meth and so much more with NYC comedian Katharyn Henson. 

Aidan Jones: The Morning After

Aidan Jones: The Morning After

I quit drinking in 2019. 

Cal Halbert – Calcoholic

Cal Halbert – Calcoholic

Cal, we all love a drink, but nobody likes a drunk. 

Shaggers

Shaggers

The popular show returns with comedians from around the Fringe of all styles, genders and varieties doing their best material based around the subject of sex and relationships. 

#BigDerryEnergy with Peter E Davidson

#BigDerryEnergy with Peter E Davidson

Derry comedian Peter E Davidson returns for his fifth Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 

Filthy Funny Females

Filthy Funny Females

Filthy. 

Watson: The Final Problem

Watson: The Final Problem

Watson is alone. 

Martha McBrier: Story-tastic

Martha McBrier: Story-tastic

The ‘storytelling genius’ ***** (Scotsman) returns with a greatest hits compilation featuring the best and funniest stories and routines from her best Fringe shows. 

Aidan Jones: Adult Adoption

Aidan Jones: Adult Adoption

I never met my biological father. 

An Aussie, African and Englishman Walk Into a Bar...

An Aussie, African and Englishman Walk Into a Bar...

A revolving door of different African, Australian and British comedians every show! Come support your home country’s roots while learning about other cultures in the funniest way p… 

Patrick Hastie – My Grandpa's Grandpa's Dad

Patrick Hastie – My Grandpa's Grandpa's Dad

Ancestry takes an unexpected turn when a DNA test, a trip to Ellis Island, and some late-night googling leads American stand-up comedian Patrick Hastie to question the truth about … 

Dragon Tales

Dragon Tales

From the creators of Moon Dragon and Sea Dragon, Dragon Tales is the magical interactive storytelling show for children aged 4-6 years old. 

Marcus Ryan – Eat, Pray, Walk

Marcus Ryan – Eat, Pray, Walk

An Aussie vagabond’s gruelling pilgrimage: 1,000km+ Camino de Santiago, surviving 40 days of blisters, snorers and dodgy WiFi in search of life’s answers and wine! Award-winning co… 

Old Jewish Jokes

Old Jewish Jokes

10th great year! Edinburgh’s funniest, and most successful ever kosher comedy show. 

Ollie Horn: Not Much

Ollie Horn: Not Much

Following a sell-out 12-country tour for his critically-acclaimed 2021 show, one of the UK’s most exciting storytellers is back with a candid new hour about the remarkable unimport… 

James Cook: Anonymously Viral

James Cook: Anonymously Viral

A huge amount of fun and laughs are to be had with James Cook’s new stand-up show, Anonymously Viral. 

Vanlord

Vanlord

A glimpse into the fascinating world of van life, narrated by a globetrotting Canadian guy with wheel estate all around the world. 

1990 Child from Wuhan: Trauma, Love, Diarrhoea

1990 Child from Wuhan: Trauma, Love, Diarrhoea

From the sweatshops of Wuhan to the stages of Berlin, Moni Zhang is bringing you a show that’s equal parts comedic and cathartic. 

Millwall Jew

Millwall Jew

New show from the UK’s favourite and funniest Jewish comedian. 

American Cheese

American Cheese

American Cheese, despite what the international propaganda would have you believe, is the best cheese to melt over a burger. 

Bucket

Bucket

Leah Renee, stand-up comedian and recovering ascetic, makes audiences laugh, cry and cringe in her comedy show about the hidden cost of playing it safe and the unexpected delight i… 

Stay Big and Go Get 'Em

Stay Big and Go Get 'Em

At times hard to follow and at others uniquely resonant, Maggie Widdoes’ one-woman show Stay Big and Go Get ‘Em is the perfect example of how the Fringe brings what you least e… 

jD Shapiro: If It Ain't Woke Don't Fix It – Stories from the Hood to Hollywood

jD Shapiro: If It Ain't Woke Don't Fix It – Stories from the Hood to Hollywood

jD Shapiro is the writer of Robin Hood: Men in Tights. 

Jessie Cave: Work in Progress

Jessie Cave: Work in Progress

Jessie Cave works up a new show about the complexities of motherhood, social anxiety and heartbreak. 

Will Hall: Mild Peril

Will Hall: Mild Peril

Will Hall: Mild Peril – Rising star Will Hall (seen on BBC Three and Channel 4) brings 45 minutes of his ‘electrically witty’ (BroadwayBaby. 

Max Norman: A Pirate's Life For Me

Max Norman: A Pirate's Life For Me

Join the crew of a saucy ship and unleash your inner pirate in the most ridiculously playful adventure comedy you’ve never had. 

David Quirk – Astonishing Obscurity

David Quirk – Astonishing Obscurity

Australian comedian David Quirk quit comedy in 2017. 

Cheekykita: Octopus in Space

Cheekykita: Octopus in Space

Join Octopus on a fantastical, crazy and silly adventure from the bottom of the ocean all the way to space and in-between! High-energy interactive fun with dancing cats, silly song… 

Adam Rowe: What’s Wrong With Me?

Adam Rowe: What’s Wrong With Me?

Host of the global smash-hit podcast Have A Word, star of Live at the Apollo and Dave’s Best Joke of the Fringe winner is back with a brand-new hour of stand-up. 

1998: A Walking Disaster – Anxiety, Absurdity, Airfryer

1998: A Walking Disaster – Anxiety, Absurdity, Airfryer

Embark on a delightful journey with a timid Romanian lad as he stumbles into a vortex of awkward situations. 

Bryan Berlin: Running Scared

Bryan Berlin: Running Scared

Bryan’s spent the last 10 years of his life running and realized he has no idea if he actually likes it or not. 

A Dram O' History

A Dram O' History

2000 years of Scottish History in one hour! In the true style of the old tradition, award-winning actor Michael Nardone (Rome, Line of Duty, Traces) brings history to life with pas… 

A Tinderella Story: Swipe, Wince, Repeat

A Tinderella Story: Swipe, Wince, Repeat

Acclaimed Canadian comedian J Murphy has been on some very strange dates. 

How to Cheat on Your Husband

How to Cheat on Your Husband

A cheater’s guide to love – Jokes on marriage, divorce, therapy, death and cheating. 

Women Reincarnated

Women Reincarnated

Dynamic one woman show written and presented by Theresa Cole of Yellow Poppy Theatre wants you to see some personal stories through the eyes of her different characters. 

No One Is Coming

No One Is Coming

‘A love letter to my mother that I’ll never send. 

Luka Muller: Five Top Smells I Smelled Last Year (WIP)

Luka Muller: Five Top Smells I Smelled Last Year (WIP)

The only stand up comedy show at the Fringe with jokes, stories and a definitive list of my favourite smells from last year. 

Tal Davies and Hannah Weetman: Fear and Self-Loathing in Las Iguanas

Tal Davies and Hannah Weetman: Fear and Self-Loathing in Las Iguanas

Join award-winning Brummie comedians, Tal Davies and Hannah Weetman, as they humorously pick apart every aspect of their own, and each other’s, dreadful life choices. 

Marcus Ryan – The Hitchhiker's Guide to Comedy

Marcus Ryan – The Hitchhiker's Guide to Comedy

International, crowd-favourite vagabond, Marcus Ryan (BBC, ABC, Amazon, WatchMojo, SiriusXM), has sold out tours on six continents and 50+ countries. 

5 Mistakes That Changed History

5 Mistakes That Changed History

In 5 Mistakes That Changed History, host Paul Coulter establishes the self-evident premise, that this will be something of a comical TED Talk about some fascinating moments that sh… 

Witch? Women on Trial

Witch? Women on Trial

85% of executed witches were women! Why? The brutal truth of the witch hunts in Scotland, told with humour and empathy. 

1 Ball Show: 1 Lung Less

1 Ball Show: 1 Lung Less

This sequel to 1 Ball Show began three months after the 2022 Fringe favourite ended it’s sold-out run, when NYC comedian Terence Hartnett (Caroline’s on Broadway) found out that hi… 

Endless Sunset Oblivion

Endless Sunset Oblivion

Endless Sunset Oblivion tells the story of Reuben – a young songwriter attempting to combat the accelerated problems the world is facing. 

Caroline McEvoy: Street Smart

Caroline McEvoy: Street Smart

Northern Irish comedian Caroline is the dumbest smart girl you’ll ever meet. 

2.7 Men – Louis George, Will Scambler and Louisa Corr

2.7 Men – Louis George, Will Scambler and Louisa Corr

These three rising stars of the London comedy circuit have come to Edinburgh to do two things: blow their life savings on an Airbnb and perform an hour of mind-melting stand-up com… 

A Cut Above

A Cut Above

Fancy some razor-sharp wit? If so, this is for you. 

An Irish Roast

An Irish Roast

After a fantastic Edinburgh Fringe run last year, Eddie Mullarkey brings you a new, frank, cutting and very funny hour of observations and adventures. 

Thorns

Thorns

Sleeping Beauty is not awakened by true love’s first kiss, as some of you may already know. 

Michael Porter: Love and Brain Damage

Michael Porter: Love and Brain Damage

Michael Porter is an incomparable comedy talent with an unmistakable Irish flair! ‘Fearless in ever sense of the word. 

Emily Walsh: Dad Girl

Emily Walsh: Dad Girl

Emily Walsh still doesn’t know if she wants kids, but if given the choice she’d like to be the dad. 

22*

22*

New Year, new you! Come laugh with Brooke, as she trips and falls trying to make our world a better place, fighting Spacetime continuum, economy, patriarchy, fertility, generations… 

Dugsi Dayz

Dugsi Dayz

Four students find themselves stuck in dugsi detention – what did they do to end up here? And is there any chance of them getting on? Salma, Yasmin, Munira, and Hani each see the… 

A Star is Re-born!

A Star is Re-born!

He was a household name. 

The Northern Irish Comedy Protocol

The Northern Irish Comedy Protocol

The Northern Irish Comedy Protocol is a showcase highlighting the best brand-new comedy talent from the new explosion in Northern Irish comedy (that is probably more of a triggerin… 

Alfie Packham: My Gift to You

Alfie Packham: My Gift to You

Enjoy this gift of a show by Alfie Packham, who’s here to unwrap love, death and less thematic stuff like shoplifting, football and milk. 

Candace Bryan: Communist Dad

Candace Bryan: Communist Dad

Candace tells the story of her unusual childhood in Memphis, Tennessee-raised by a single dad who loves the banjo and reading Karl Marx. 

Marcus Dean – Foreigner

Marcus Dean – Foreigner

Putting on Mulan 64 times when you’re too hungover to teach. 

Gill Cordiner: Pinky Swears

Gill Cordiner: Pinky Swears

A Scot who has escaped from Australia after 16 years with stories to tell about her life as an ex-cougar in Australia. 

3 Out of 4 Twats

3 Out of 4 Twats

Kirsty Lynch and Jimi Longmuir present 3 Out of 4 Twats, a late-night mixed bill with two very special guests every evening. 

Shaggers

Shaggers

The popular show returns with comedians from around the Fringe of all styles, genders and varieties doing their best material based around the subject of sex and relationships. 

3 Out of 4 Twats

3 Out of 4 Twats

Kirsty Lynch and Jimi Longmuir present 3 Out of 4 Twats, a late-night mixed bill with two very special guests every evening. 

Gyles Brandreth Can't Stop Talking!

Gyles Brandreth Can't Stop Talking!

Friend, fan, or foe of Gyles Brandreth, there’s probably one thing upon which all can agree: the man simply cannot stop talking. 

In Loyal Company

In Loyal Company

Returning after sell-out runs in 2018 and 2019, In Loyal Company is the incredible true story of missing WWII soldier Arthur Robinson, written and performed by his great-nephew Dav… 

Schalk Bezuidenhout: Keeping Up

Schalk Bezuidenhout: Keeping Up

Newly married, Schalk feels older, wiser and much more mature (possibly), but all he wants is to stay “hip with the youth”. 

The Magic of Terry Pratchett

The Magic of Terry Pratchett

The Magic of Terry Pratchett is an absolutely smashing show that sweeps us into a captivating journey through the life and legacy of the legendary Sir Terry Pratchett, presented by… 

Jody Kamali: Things We Do for Love

Jody Kamali: Things We Do for Love

50% Bristolian. 

Laufey Haralds: Pip

Laufey Haralds: Pip

Pip is a whimsical hour of stand-up from Icelandic comedian Laufey Haralds. 

Chris Forbes: Court Jester

Chris Forbes: Court Jester

The Hive is not the most pleasant venue to endure during a Fringe show. 

Thirst

Thirst

Everyone has heard of the 27 Club. 

Louise Young: Feral

Louise Young: Feral

Debut hour from Geordie rising star with a show all about class, chaos and coming out. 

Tales From a Haunted Bookshop

Tales From a Haunted Bookshop

A spooky show of terrible tales, bothersome books and gruesome goings on! The Haunted Bookshop has a story for everyone. 

Last Stand on Honey Hill

Last Stand on Honey Hill

Following the success of last year’s show, comic songwriter Liz Cotton is back. 

Jonny Pelham: Optimism Over Despair

Jonny Pelham: Optimism Over Despair

Jonny told the nation his biggest secret. 

Alison Spittle: Soup

Alison Spittle: Soup

Soup is a stand up hour kicking off with tales of a ‘Soup Sharing’ WhatsApp group and its tyrannical leader. 

Daniel Foxx: Villain

Daniel Foxx: Villain

The simple ‘good vs bad’ narrative is present in just about every aspect of our culture and society. 

Josh Jones: Gobsmacked

Josh Jones: Gobsmacked

Brand-new show from everyone’s favourite gobby Manc Princess and Edinburgh Comedy Awards’ Best Newcomer nominee. 

Science Adventures: Deep Sea

Science Adventures: Deep Sea

Head to the bottom of the sea for a dramatic aquatic adventure! Join Professor Flotsam and Dr Wright in their brand new submarine as they look for the strangest creatures in the de… 

Daniel Cainer's Jewish Chronicles

Daniel Cainer's Jewish Chronicles

More stories in song from this multi award-winning Edinburgh favourite. 

Mystery House

Mystery House

In 1886, following the death of her husband and child, Sarah Winchester purchased an unfinished farmhouse near San Francisco. 

Breed or Bust

Breed or Bust

To breed or not to breed? Award-winning writer/performer Joyful Raven wrestles with this questions in her new hit show. 

Marcus Brigstocke: Cheese and Whine

Marcus Brigstocke: Cheese and Whine

There are no problems that cannot be improved by eating cheese. 

Dane Simpson: Didgeridoozy

Dane Simpson: Didgeridoozy

Straight outta Wagga Wagga, Australia – the star of hit show Aborigi-LOL makes his Fringe debut with a swag of gut-bustingly funny stories, fun facts and big laughs. 

Tickbox 2

Tickbox 2

Actress-comedian Lubna Kerr explores her family’s journey, sharing the challenges encountered with humour and emotion. 

Green Fingers

Green Fingers

A deliciously Dahl-esque treat from madcap duo Fladam (Flo Poskitt and Adam Sowter), about a boy born with gunky, green fingers! Is he really rotten, or just misunderstood? Maybe t… 

Benji Waterstones: You Don't Have to Be Mad to Work Here

Benji Waterstones: You Don't Have to Be Mad to Work Here

A fly-on-the-padded-wall account of the mental health world that also busts some myths (there are no padded walls). 

Who Stole My Hammer?

Who Stole My Hammer?

Who were the Vikings? Where did they come from? And most importantly. 

Louise Atkinson: Mates

Louise Atkinson: Mates

It’s very common to leave a comedy show with a new perspective or having learnt something. 

Seann Walsh: I'm Just Trying To Get Through The Day (Work in Progress)

Seann Walsh: I'm Just Trying To Get Through The Day (Work in Progress)

Returning with a work in progress after a sell-out Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominated run in 2022. 

Lindsey Santoro: Pink Tinge

Lindsey Santoro: Pink Tinge

Alright bab!? Debut stand-up hour from one of the most exciting voices to come out of Brum in recent years. 

Ania Magliano: I Can't Believe You've Done This

Ania Magliano: I Can't Believe You've Done This

Who amongst us hasn’t uttered the phrase, “I can’t believe you’ve done this!?” whilst laughing with a friend over a particularly embarrassing story. 

Bronwyn Sweeney: Off-Brand

Bronwyn Sweeney: Off-Brand

Bronwyn Sweeney’s show Off Brand talks about how important branding is, not only for products, but for comedians too. 

Darren Harriott – Roadman

Darren Harriott – Roadman

Yooo! Darren’s brand-new show is all about how his life has changed for the better (yay!). 

Mythos: Ragnarok

Mythos: Ragnarok

Join Odin and Loki in their struggle to overcome primeval giants, rival gods and goddesses, and each other’s ambitions in this hard-hitting, dark comic adaption of Norse mythology. 

Tea and Milk

Tea and Milk

We all know that “life is not what I imagined it to be” depression. 

First Piano on the Moon (Revisited) – Will Pickvance

First Piano on the Moon (Revisited) – Will Pickvance

Mozart, via blues, tango and rock’n’roll. 

How to Write a Eulogy That Kills

How to Write a Eulogy That Kills

From a producer on Silicon Valley and Beavis and Butt-head comes an irreverent true story about belly dance, cancer, fiddling, beekeeping, and a psychotic deathbed wish. 

Nathan D'Arcy Roberts: Present/Tense

Nathan D'Arcy Roberts: Present/Tense

Nathan wants to live in the moment but the past has a way of finding him. 

Forests

Forests

Gripping and emotionally charged, Forests is an experimental Fringe performance not to be missed. 

Paddy McDonnell – Live

Paddy McDonnell – Live

Paddy McDonnell is well known for his hilarious stories and viral clips from live shows and various podcast appearances and has decided to give his fans what they want, a show full… 

Her Green Hell

Her Green Hell

Trapped in the Peruvian rainforest, having survived a plane crash and a fall of 10,000 feet, Juliane is utterly alone and hopelessly lost. 

Fabulett 1933

Fabulett 1933

Berlin, February 1933. 

Wisdom of the Men

Wisdom of the Men

This cabaret-style show features musical, fun and comedic life lessons based on Pulitzer-nominated memoir by celebrity entrepreneur Clint Arthur. 

Eden Sher: I Was On A Sitcom

Eden Sher: I Was On A Sitcom

A show about finding out who you are when your TV show ends and your “real life” begins. 

You Don’t Know You’re Beautiful

You Don’t Know You’re Beautiful

Where does beauty go when the beholder has no eye? Comedian Richard Wheatley returns to the Fringe with his new show, as he ridicules the perplexing paradoxes of a blind man in the… 

Drew Michael: Drew's Adventures

Drew Michael: Drew's Adventures

Drew Michael's one-man show is a poignant yet probably divisive performance that promises a unique experience but will leave its audience grappling with a combination of innova… 

Nan, Me and Barbara Pravi

Nan, Me and Barbara Pravi

In 2021, Hannah Maxwell moved back to the Home Counties to care for her recently bereaved grandmother. 

Growler

Growler

Sprouting out from a geyser of the primordial soups o' being comes Growler – The 82-year old drum banging, shamanic vulva. 

One Room Sleep One Night

One Room Sleep One Night

The sold-out NYC hit from award-winning actor Grant Lancaster comes to Fringe! Follow Grant on an outrageous journey home from the mountains of Thailand, all while handling an undi… 

Migrant Shakespeare

Migrant Shakespeare

Think you know your Shakespeare? Think again! This is Shakespeare as you’ve never seen him before – “trippingly on the tongue”. 

Land Under Wave

Land Under Wave

Three storytellers, trapped in the Otherworld, must perform their music and stories to earn their freedom. 

Gillian Cosgriff: Actually, Good

Gillian Cosgriff: Actually, Good

The premise of Gillian Cosgriff's show Actually, Good is both simple and elegant, revolving around celebrating life's small pleasures. 

Nick Wilty: Veteran Comedian

Nick Wilty: Veteran Comedian

Globetrotting comedian Nick Wilty has been touring the world for over 30 years, playing festivals, comedy clubs and appearing on TV in every continent. 

Fool's Paradise

Fool's Paradise

Have you ever fallen in love with someone across the globe only to be held captive in your own country? From award-winning artist Britt Plummer comes a painfully relatable and hear… 

Greta Titelman's Exquisite Lies

Greta Titelman's Exquisite Lies

This intimate evening of storytelling and song thrillingly investigates the most deranged and dramatic person in Greta’s life – herself. 

Hive

Hive

Uncanny adventure. 

A Gefilte Fish Out of Water

A Gefilte Fish Out of Water

‘In London I was a gefilte fish out of water, in Hampshire I was Moses, wandering. 

First Thing (Work in Progress by Daniel Kitson)

First Thing (Work in Progress by Daniel Kitson)

A few days ago I saw a little boy slapping a wall. 

Oh My Heart, Oh My Home.

Oh My Heart, Oh My Home.

The meteorite shook the ground as it landed, igniting a chorus of barking dogs. 

Distant Memories of the Near Future

Distant Memories of the Near Future

Welcome to the (near) future. 

Mark Pleases You

Mark Pleases You

For his entire life, performer Mark Vigeant did everything he possibly could to make everyone around him happy. 

The Brilliance of Broken Glass

The Brilliance of Broken Glass

Are you always what you were? New York Comedian and Moth StorySLAM champion’s debut hour blends award-winning storytelling and comedic tales examining identity. 

A Fairie Tale

A Fairie Tale

You might reasonably assume a fairy tale to be set long ago and far away, but master storyteller Niall Moorjiani returns to the genre’s roots. 

Kirsty Mann: Skeletons

Kirsty Mann: Skeletons

Kirsty Mann (Funny Women Awards finalist) has a secret, and this is a confession: she’s a doctor. 

Chris Turner: Vegas, Baby!

Chris Turner: Vegas, Baby!

When Cirque du Soleil offer you a Las Vegas residency as the first comedian to perform with them, you don’t say no. 

Tituba

Tituba

The first Salem witch to confess and household slave to the Parris family, Tituba vividly described supernatural apparitions and denounced community members, resulting in many bein… 

Jo Griffin: The Power Hour

Jo Griffin: The Power Hour

Reformed people-pleaser Jo is 36, single, living in a houseshare with five strangers off the internet (humble brag!) so is ready to take on the big-boy topics, from the world melti… 

James Rowland: Piece of Work

James Rowland: Piece of Work

James has been touring his storytelling theatre shows for half his adult life. 

Children's Underground Ghost Show

Children's Underground Ghost Show

Who haunts our world-famous vaults? Join Minging Annie from Edinburgh’s past and explore what it’s like being trapped beneath the city streets for 400 years. 

Stuart Laws? Is That Guy Still Going?

Stuart Laws? Is That Guy Still Going?

Stand-up comedy about getting married, being middle of the road and trying to be more honest. 

Christopher Macarthur-Boyd: Scary Times

Christopher Macarthur-Boyd: Scary Times

In the blurb for his latest show Scary Times, Christopher Macarthur-Boyd promises to cover topics including going for a walk. 

World Famous Underground Ghost Tour

World Famous Underground Ghost Tour

Famous for a reason… Old Town graveyards and underground. Experience them on our unstoppable scare-fest through Edinburgh’s most horrifying secrets. Are you brave enough? 

Sgeul | Story: Folktales from the Scottish Highlands

Sgeul | Story: Folktales from the Scottish Highlands

Uair den t-saoghal is beag fios a bha aig mòran dhaoine air beul-aithris na Gàidhlig taobh a-muigh na Gàidhealtachd fhèin. 

Tom Little Has Good Reviews So Prepare to Be Impressed

Tom Little Has Good Reviews So Prepare to Be Impressed

Real reviews for Tom Little: ‘He’s the real deal. 

Colin Hoult: The Death of Anna Mann

Colin Hoult: The Death of Anna Mann

Anna Mann is back! The acclaimed actress, singer and welder (gotta have a back up) returns after five long years to tell the incredible story of her life in the arts in this, her f… 

Last Thursday Club

Last Thursday Club

Stories! One magical night with the best solo theatre makers and storytellers in the Fringe, nay, Britain! Nay, the world! The Last Thursday Club is a London institution so Fringe … 

Jasmine Power Solo Show

Jasmine Power Solo Show

Celtic sensation Jasmine Power from West Wales takes you on an ethereal musical journey at the piano with her own magnificent cinematic pop songs. 

The Music of Trees

The Music of Trees

Join Geoff Robb, winner of the 2018 Brighton Fringe Live Music Award, for an evening of magical storytelling and guitar mastery that promises to transport you into the forest. 

The Working Girls of Soho

The Working Girls of Soho

In her fabulous new show The Working Girls of Soho, Josephine Pembroke, creator of Pussies Galore, the infamous club act of the 1990s and darling of the iconic Café de Paris, Heav… 

The Story of Captain James Cook

The Story of Captain James Cook

Tim performs songs he composed for Frederick McKinnon’s musical about Captain James Cook, and tells the story of the 18th-century explorer. 

Seeds of Memories

Seeds of Memories

Recently it has felt like grief is all around us. 

Wriggle Around the World!

Wriggle Around the World!

A fun, interactive and educational show for babies and toddlers – suitable for the whole family, where wriggling is allowed! Professional violinist and cellist perform a live pro… 

Camino Man

Camino Man

What would you do if you reached a moment in your life that made you question everything about yourself? Walk almost 1,000 kilometres across northern Spain? Well, that’s what one m… 

Anthony Jeannot: The Middle Bit

Anthony Jeannot: The Middle Bit

One day you’re a student at a protest and the next you’re a 30-something middle manager who still doesn’t know what they want to be when they grow up. 

The Taste of Sweat and Sand

The Taste of Sweat and Sand

The Taste of Sweat and Sand. 

Apradhini – Women Without Men

Apradhini – Women Without Men

Apradhini is a collection of stories about women who have been incarcerated for life for crimes including armed robbery, dacoity and murder. 

Elliot Wengler: Let Wengler Be Wengler

Elliot Wengler: Let Wengler Be Wengler

Elliot Wengler, host of Lolbot Wars (‘Nice ideas, likeable performer. 

#Bleep

#Bleep

When junior doctor Wendy joins an into-the-wild expedition, the weather, hunger and, well, strangeness of the group all take their toll on her grip of reality. 

Anne Harper – Stop the Bus!

Anne Harper – Stop the Bus!

Anne, life coach for over 20 years, takes the essence of her book Stop the Bus! onto the festival stage. 

Science Stories for Grown-Ups

Science Stories for Grown-Ups

Science communication that engages the heart as well as the mind. 

The Lion and the Mouse

The Lion and the Mouse

A fun, interactive and educational show for babies and toddlers where wriggling is allowed! Professional violinist and cellist share their programme of music inspired by animals �… 

Katie Norris and Lou Taylor: Edinburgh's Next Top Models

Katie Norris and Lou Taylor: Edinburgh's Next Top Models

Smoking hot split bill of stand-up from two fully developed women. 

Dreamsick

Dreamsick

‘I think I might be ill. 

Call Me Me

Call Me Me

Maryellen barrels through fiercely feminist and seriously silly stand-up and storytelling littered with laughs (an alliteration). 

Imagining Rachel

Imagining Rachel

Explore environmental icon Rachel Carson’s nature in this wildly inventive solo show from fellow Pittsburgher Elise Robertson, who uses puppets, found objects, and stage wizardry… 

Where's Your Head At?

Where's Your Head At?

Faye Treacy’s highly anticipated new show (Musical Comedy Awards Best Newcomer, as featured on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Three). 

Seann Walsh: Is Dead. Happy Now?

Seann Walsh: Is Dead. Happy Now?

Star of The Stand Up Sketch Show (ITV2), Netflix’s Flinch, Live At The Apollo (BBC Two), Tonight at The London Palladium (ITV), Celebrity Juice (ITV2), Play To The Whistle (ITV),… 

Diary of an Australian Outback Woman

Diary of an Australian Outback Woman

Meet Australian Outback restaurant owner Sheila and journey through her life with stories, song, bush verse, photographs and mouth-watering recipes. 

Lynn Ferguson's Storyland

Lynn Ferguson's Storyland

Award-winning writer, performer, Moth host, professional show-off and voice of Scottish plasticine chicken, Lynn, with the help of her celebrity guests, shows how the casual tales … 

Pam Ford: 24 and Counting!

Pam Ford: 24 and Counting!

If you want to feel young and useful, get a job in a care home. 

Glimmer of a Rainbow

Glimmer of a Rainbow

Ivory, tortoiseshell, human teeth – you can make jewellery out of almost anything. 

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 former chair of BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz) has good intentions but trying to live your best … 

Paris: From Piaf to Pop!

Paris: From Piaf to Pop!

Christine Bovill’s award-winning Paris established her reputation as one of Europe’s finest interpreters of French song. 

Ramble On with CJ Hooper

Ramble On with CJ Hooper

A one-man comedy show of stand-up, music, time travel and bespoke poetry. 

Dean Friedman – American Lullaby

Dean Friedman – American Lullaby

Every song a classic! Hailed by critics and fans alike as a one of the finest songwriters of his generation, Friedman has achieved legendary, pop-icon status for chart-topping hit… 

Ferguson, Harrington, Hawkes Podcast

Ferguson, Harrington, Hawkes Podcast

Live podcast with celebrity guests! Join Lynn (Scottish and mouthy) Neil (quiet and brooding) and the one and only Chesney Hawkes (frankly adorable) for chat, live music, temporary… 

The Liberator

The Liberator

In a city just like yours, hope is in short supply. 

The Village and The Road

The Village and The Road

A personal and collective story about rural depopulation, told through storytelling, live music and theatre. 

Stand Up At Seven With Ella Al-Shamahi and Suse Steed

Stand Up At Seven With Ella Al-Shamahi and Suse Steed

Join Ella Al-Shamahi (BBC, Channel 4 and National Geographic presenter, ‘erudite and funny’ (Times)) and Suse Steed (NATYS finalist 2019, Funny Women Regional Finalist 2018) for an… 

Tom Little Has Good Reviews So Prepare to Be Impressed

Tom Little Has Good Reviews So Prepare to Be Impressed

Real reviews for Tom Little: ‘He’s the real deal. 

Sam Eley: Ratbag

Sam Eley: Ratbag

Are you reading this? Wow. 

Bruce Willis Is My Dad

Bruce Willis Is My Dad

Daddy issues taken too far, or not far enough? Kate’s only issue is that Bruce refuses to submit himself to a DNA test to (dis)prove once and for all that I am his daughter. 

Caino – Il Figlio del Primo

Caino – Il Figlio del Primo

The verbal battle between Cain and Lucifer. 

The Diary of a Nobody

The Diary of a Nobody

‘I never was so immensely tickled by anything I had ever said before. 

Elsa McTaggart: Her Story

Elsa McTaggart: Her Story

Take songs that stop conversations, a voice that could stop wars and a fiddle that stops at nothing, and you have the icon Elsa McTaggart. 

I'll Tell You Mine

I'll Tell You Mine

A musical coming-of-age journey. 

Tam O' Shanter, Tales & Whisky

Tam O' Shanter, Tales & Whisky

Tam O’ Shanter, Tales & Whisky is a comic celebration of the gothic poems of Robert Burns. 

Crazy Broken Chinese

Crazy Broken Chinese

The zig-zag semi-autobiographical journey of a spoiled Chinese daughter trying to cope with cultural shocks and sexual liberations away from her family’s supervision back in Chin… 

Deirdre O'Kane: Demented

Deirdre O'Kane: Demented

There’s a point beyond burnout where all you can do is laugh and Deirdre O’Kane has well and truly reached it. 

The Springbank Voyage

The Springbank Voyage

Join Shetland’s Barry Nisbet on a voyage of danger, beauty, heartache and hope. 

Immrama – Columba's Journey, Your Story

Immrama – Columba's Journey, Your Story

Immrama: Columba’s Journey, Your Story. 

Chicago, Chicago!

Chicago, Chicago!

Set in – you guessed it – Chicago, a young woman named Lulu is looking for job after job. 

Eleanor Morton: Craig On Tour

Eleanor Morton: Craig On Tour

Scotland’s premier tour guide and famously upbeat man Craig welcomes you to his home town for a one-off tour of Edinburgh in all its deadpan glory. 

The Grandmothers Grimm

The Grandmothers Grimm

Cannibalism, werewolf trials, deceit and murder. 

Mark Ritchie: Too Close for Comfort

Mark Ritchie: Too Close for Comfort

If you don’t like that guy who always has a funny story then this might not be for you. Mark will make you laugh, make you think and possibly ask you to give him some space. 

Ineffable

Ineffable

If you were given a chance to travel back in time, would you take it? This story starts when a letter arrives from someone who is believed to be dead. 

Faith: The Gospel According to George Michael

Faith: The Gospel According to George Michael

Dr Reverend Jimmy Goodlove, the 1980s-styled American televangelist, preaches and teaches! Life’s answers are found in the lyrics of Grammy Award-winning album Faith by George Mich… 

Freedom Walk

Freedom Walk

Join us for a free, fun, family-friendly guided walk filled with fascinating and moving historical and contemporary stories through Edinburgh’s Old Town. 

Philliam and Willipp

Philliam and Willipp

Philliam and Whillipp is a stand-up comedy show by young up-and-coming comedians Will Hitt and Philipp Kostelecky. 

Rich Hall SOLD OUT: TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE

Rich Hall SOLD OUT: TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE

After my last Fringe appearance (August, 2016), I had to step away from Edinburgh and consider how to be less devastatingly funny. 

Absurdity by Captain Ali Hancock

Absurdity by Captain Ali Hancock

Captain Ali, the famously heroic explorer of time, space and all reality. 

The Great Johnstown Flood of 1889

The Great Johnstown Flood of 1889

This one-act play is a historical drama that tells the true story of a catastrophic, man-made disaster that killed 2,200 people in 1889 when a dam containing 20 million tons of wat… 

Europe's Most Wanted!

Europe's Most Wanted!

In this diverse and friendly stand-up show, Europe’s funniest comedians come together with the most well-travelled acts from the rest of the world! They will recall their most outl… 

The Not So Ugly Duckling: A Play for Grownups

The Not So Ugly Duckling: A Play for Grownups

We think we know this story. 

Blood and Gold

Blood and Gold

Ancient mythology and modern storytelling collide in a contemporary exploration of the legacy of colonialism and slavery by award-winning Scottish/Kenyan storyteller Mara Menzies. 

Jew Talkin' To Me?

Jew Talkin' To Me?

Join award-winning comedians Rachel Creeger and Philip Simon for a live recording of one of ‘the best podcasts to listen to right now’ (iNews). 

Shot in the Face Marvin Herbert

Shot in the Face Marvin Herbert

Investigated over 24 murders and eight shootings. 

Chris McGlade: Forgiveness

Chris McGlade: Forgiveness

A fiercely powerful and critically acclaimed show about a brutally shocking story; Chris’ father was murdered in 2011. 

Wild Tales for Weird Folk

Wild Tales for Weird Folk

The Embers Collective are teaming up with Stumble Trip Theatre to bring you a collection of wild tales for weird folk. 

Harmon Leon in The Jokes Saved My Soul

Harmon Leon in The Jokes Saved My Soul

NYC comedian Harmon Leon (VICE) lives a double life. 

Absurdity by Captain Ali Hancock

Absurdity by Captain Ali Hancock

Captain Ali, the famously heroic explorer of time, space and all reality. 

Bulletproof Unicorn

Bulletproof Unicorn

Texas, July 2021. 

Jason Byrne: The Paddy Lama – Shed Talks

Jason Byrne: The Paddy Lama – Shed Talks

Jason recently lost his father, Paddy Byrne. 

Our Teacher's a Troll

Our Teacher's a Troll

Two terrible twins with a talent for turmoil rule their school and are delighted to have reduced their head teacher to a nervous wreck. 

Walk It Back / Wither With Her

Walk It Back / Wither With Her

Davina is searching for a long-lost family member. 

In the Small Hours

In the Small Hours

The Wyrd Systers present In the Small Hours. 

Shoes

Shoes

Interdisciplinary dance artist, Kristen Helen Poppe, explores defining yourself when you feel undefinable. 

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. 

Paul Savage: Well Groomed

Paul Savage: Well Groomed

Paul Savage wanted to do a fun, silly show but shows about trauma win awards. 

Richard Todd: Transferable Skills

Richard Todd: Transferable Skills

With a busted knee, a burst eardrum and heroic reveries replaced by painkillers and words like ‘ouch’, ‘pardon’ and ‘I’m down here!’, Todd reckons he has one last chance to reinv… 

Dolly Diamond's Storytime

Dolly Diamond's Storytime

A fabulous show for the kids and the very young at heart. 

Mimi Hayes: 20-Nothing

Mimi Hayes: 20-Nothing

When an old woman discovers a set of mysterious notebooks in the nursing home, she’s sucked into the story of a 20-something who can’t catch a break. 

Aural Picnic

Aural Picnic

Aural Picnic: Fill your ears with tasty tales. 

I Got Bit by a Monkey Once

I Got Bit by a Monkey Once

A comedic storytelling show with four true stories: a monkey bite, a bus trip, an arrest, and a mugging. 

Absurdity by Captain Ali Hancock

Absurdity by Captain Ali Hancock

Captain Ali, the famously heroic explorer of time, space and all reality. 

Eva Cassidy: The Story

Eva Cassidy: The Story

‘Elsa is one of these very few people with a distinctive enough voice to do the music and songs of Eva Cassidy justice’ ***** (Tom King, Southside Advertiser). 

Harry Potter or My Girlfriend... Who Do I Love More?

Harry Potter or My Girlfriend... Who Do I Love More?

How do you choose between two things you love? Particularly if one of those things is literally (fictionally) magical. 

There’s Nothing Quite Like Spaghetti Bolognese!

There’s Nothing Quite Like Spaghetti Bolognese!

There’s nothing quite like Spaghetti Bolognese, the most dazzling bowl of pasta in all your days! Join Penny for an unforgettable dinner in this show that is fun for all the fami… 

Tom Little Has Good Reviews So Prepare to Be Impressed

Tom Little Has Good Reviews So Prepare to Be Impressed

Real reviews for Tom Little: ‘He’s the real deal. 

The Little Iceberg Musical

The Little Iceberg Musical

Before audiences step foot into the SpaceUK’s Annexe, a tune from a nearby keyboard drifts out of the theatre and floats down the hall to greet the audience. 

The Silliad: Improvised Myths and Legends

The Silliad: Improvised Myths and Legends

Why do geese fly south for the winter? What’s really inside an Oreo? You suggest the question, then watch as the myth of its origin comes to life! From the roaring thunder of Mount… 

This Is Not Therapy

This Is Not Therapy

Think you’re the only one who’s making it up as you go along? You’re not. 

Rahul Somia and a Friend

Rahul Somia and a Friend

Rahul Somia is a stand-up comedian from Leicester with tales based on his Indian heritage, career as a teacher and being single. 

Hatty Ashdown: The Worry Drawer

Hatty Ashdown: The Worry Drawer

‘Wonderfully inventive, consistently funny’ (Time Out). 

I Miss Amy Winehouse

I Miss Amy Winehouse

I Miss Amy Winehouse is the first solo hour from writer / comedian / journalist Suchandrika Chakrabarti (shortlisted for the inaugural VAULT FIVE scheme, regular writer on BBC Radi… 

Sean Choolburra: Didj and Dance!

Sean Choolburra: Didj and Dance!

An exciting kids’ show from an Aboriginal comedy star. 

Sally McGreevy: Julie London Calling

Sally McGreevy: Julie London Calling

Dial back to the Californian cool jazz of yesteryear by listening to the songs and story of Julie. 

Sooz Kempner: PlayStation

Sooz Kempner: PlayStation

Twitter sensation Sooz (BBC Radio 4, BT Sport, BBC Radio 5 Live) got a PlayStation, the first adult console, in 1998 and finally felt grown-up. 

Markus Birdman – The Bearable Heaviness of Nearly Not Being

Markus Birdman – The Bearable Heaviness of Nearly Not Being

The award-winning comedian returns with his 15th solo show. 

Green Knight

Green Knight

Where are the knights of yesteryear? A masterclass in barebones storytelling, Debbie Cannon’s one-woman Green Knight has us spellbound. 

Sarah Southern: Scandalous!

Sarah Southern: Scandalous!

Debut show from Sarah Southern who pulls the curtain back on gossip and political scandal. 

Kirsty Mann: Mess

Kirsty Mann: Mess

‘Smart character comic’ (Scotsman) and Funny Women Awards finalist, Kirsty has a secret, and this is a confession. 

Matt Price: Raging Bill

Matt Price: Raging Bill

Friendly Cornishman Matt Price tried to win a boxing trophy for his grandad. 

Ali Brice: I Tried To Be Funny, But You Weren't Looking

Ali Brice: I Tried To Be Funny, But You Weren't Looking

Ali Brice is embracing life after almost losing it. 

Where's Your Head At?

Where's Your Head At?

Faye Treacy’s highly anticipated new show (Musical Comedy Awards Best Newcomer, as featured on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Three). 

Tomatoes Tried to Kill Me but Banjos Saved My Life

Tomatoes Tried to Kill Me but Banjos Saved My Life

One of 18 worldwide ‘Best of’ shows selected to participate in the Fringe Encore series, Off-Broadway, at the historic Soho Playhouse in New York City in 2019. 

Scottish Sessions: The Story of Scottish Pop Music

Scottish Sessions: The Story of Scottish Pop Music

Scotland’s greatest bands/artists can often disappear under the title of UK artists. 

Beyond Glory

Beyond Glory

Best Actor, Hollywood Fringe 2019. 

The Hippie Shakes

The Hippie Shakes

Based on a true story, this new piece of gig theatre is a distinctly female story of motherhood, survival and intergenerational cycles of abuse. 

Fox Tales: The Pied Piper

Fox Tales: The Pied Piper

Hans the Storyteller, Reynard the Fox, and Gripp the Raven give a hilarious new telling of the classic fairy tale, The Pied Piper of Hamelin. 

Edinburgh – A Tale of Two Towns

Edinburgh – A Tale of Two Towns

Our unique tour sets out to inform and entertain as we take you into both the Old and New towns, giving you a real sense of the two sides of Edinburgh; revealing some of the secret… 

Fabulett 1933

Fabulett 1933

A queer one-person musical featuring music, ideas and lives classified as ‘degenerate’ by the Nazis as well as original songs. 

Neil Diamond: The Story Where It Began

Neil Diamond: The Story Where It Began

Incredible songwriter and entertainer, Neil Diamond has wooed the world with 38 singles in the top 10, and 10 number one hits! Timeless classics that are as relevant today as they … 

Bee Master

Bee Master

Good Heavens! Brother Barnabus has found himself in a sticky situation! Join him in this one man show. 

A Time Traveler's Guide to the Present

A Time Traveler's Guide to the Present

A mysterious broadcast from the future causes 85% of the world to abandon their friends and family forever. 

Around the World with Nellie Bly

Around the World with Nellie Bly

The year is 1889 and intrepid journalist Nellie Bly is about to embark on her biggest adventure yet: racing around the world to beat Jules Verne’s famous fictional hero, Phileas … 

I Am Mark

I Am Mark

Mark’s Gospel is our most authentic portrait of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus. 

Dedication

Dedication

‘The past isn’t dead, it’s not even past’ (William Faulkner). 

Fifteen Minute Break

Fifteen Minute Break

Fifteen Minute Break by Tuppenny Bunters. 

Stop the World I Want to Get Off

Stop the World I Want to Get Off

Jacky shares her top 10 reasons why she wants to leave the planet, all through performance poetry. 

Gareth Mutch: Mutch in Progress (WIP)

Gareth Mutch: Mutch in Progress (WIP)

Mutch returns to the Fringe for a special Work in Progress show. 

Potty Training With Joey Rinaldi

Potty Training With Joey Rinaldi

As a teenager, Joey didn’t expect to be in a hospital bed from a near-death penis injury with three traumatic surgeries, two clumsy catheters and one overwhelming desire to wreak… 

Full Throttle OCD

Full Throttle OCD

Free show! Jim fights the mundane and holds no punches. 

Stuart Mitchell: Is It Just Me?

Stuart Mitchell: Is It Just Me?

Join the longest-running panellist on BBC Scotland’s Breaking the News for his new show! Endorsed by Hollywood superstar Will Ferrell. 

Brian Gallagher: Another Funny Irishman, Blah Blah, Diddley Diddle Dee

Brian Gallagher: Another Funny Irishman, Blah Blah, Diddley Diddle Dee

True stories, sharp gags and a big beard – Gallagher returns to Fringe following his sold-out run last time out! From growing up in Ireland, to travelling the world and everythin… 

An Irish Disgrace

An Irish Disgrace

Mike Rice is struggling with adult life. 

Boy Ant

Boy Ant

On the sand of his seaside home town, Myles Wheeler monologues about home, hospitals and let’s say hope for the alliteration. 

Eric's Tales of the Sea: A Submariner's Yarn

Eric's Tales of the Sea: A Submariner's Yarn

Award-winning storytelling. 

She-Wolves

She-Wolves

‘Marvellously dramatic dancer’ (New York Times) Laura Careless tells stories of forgotten female rulers of England before Elizabeth I. 

Dogs Love Chocolate

Dogs Love Chocolate

Tuesday morning, 3am. 

Rob Kemp: Agenda

Rob Kemp: Agenda

I saw a Mario-themed stag do yesterday. 

Ask a Stripper

Ask a Stripper

Stacey ‘The Legs’ Clare aka the Ethical Stripper is back with her work wife, Morag, and special guests, with their sell-out show to answer all your stripper-based questions. 

The Best Man in Ireland

The Best Man in Ireland

After touring all over Europe, Mike Rice brings his electric hour show to Edinburgh. 

Full Throttle OCD

Full Throttle OCD

Free show! Jim fights the mundane and holds no punches. 

The Ecstasy of Victoria Woodhull

The Ecstasy of Victoria Woodhull

Reach across the mortal plane! A budding clairvoyant is haunted by the spirit of Victoria Woodhull, the unsung heroine of the Suffrage movement who was ultimately written out of hi… 

Here Goes Nothing!

Here Goes Nothing!

At twenty-six years old, New York comedian Brandon Barrera understands that the best way to ‘find the funny’ is by doing everything for the story. 

Alfie Moore: It's a Fair Cop – Live!

Alfie Moore: It's a Fair Cop – Live!

Join police sergeant-turned-comedian Alfie Moore ahead of recording Series 7 of his hit BBC Radio 4 comedy ‘It’s a Fair Cop’. 

Food Fight '95

Food Fight '95

A light-hearted stand-up comedian living in NYC looks back on his rambunctious 90s childhood in the Deep South. 

Ralph Brown: Petty Man

Ralph Brown: Petty Man

Scottish Comedian of the Year finalist 2021. 

Between Good and Evil

Between Good and Evil

Between Good and Evil is a play that uses superheroes and aliens to comedically tell us the truth about ourselves. 

The Funny Thing About Death

The Funny Thing About Death

There are very few taboo subjects left these days, but the one that will eventually come to us all still leaves many people uncomfortable. 

Ann Chun: Asian Divorce

Ann Chun: Asian Divorce

How do you live your best ho life? Have you accidentally become your parents? These are the questions NYC-based comedian Ann Chun (SF Chronicle, Timeout) explores in her solo show … 

Children’s Underground Vaults Tour

Children’s Underground Vaults Tour

Hear tales of how the poor and unfortunate lived in these former slums. 

Aidan Goatley: Tenacious

Aidan Goatley: Tenacious

Aidan Goatley is not jealous of Romesh Ranganathan. 

Traditional Tales of Scotland

Traditional Tales of Scotland

Scotland is a land of myths and legends. 

Down to Earth

Down to Earth

What if Christ returned and we all missed it? From an award-winning theatrical duo, Down to Earth is the entirely untold and untrue story of Gene Christ: a veteran park ranger and … 

Occupying Eden

Occupying Eden

Occupying Eden is a multi-species performance in which an imagined ecological paradise is co-created. 

The Man Who Planted Trees

The Man Who Planted Trees

If someone happened to wander into the Scottish Storytelling Centre in Edinburgh knowing nothing about Puppet State Theatre Company’s The Man Who Planted Trees, they’d certainl… 

Haunted Vaults and Graveyard Tour

Haunted Vaults and Graveyard Tour

A guided walking tour that will take you to Greyfriars Graveyard, home of the famous Greyfriars Bobby and the final resting place for many of Edinburgh’s most notorious characters. 

Beware the Beasts

Beware the Beasts

Scotland was once full of magical beasts, absolutely full of them: bog goblins, dragons, naughty fairies, brownies, bony-backed horsemen. 

Chansons: Songs and Stories from Piaf, Brel and Me

Chansons: Songs and Stories from Piaf, Brel and Me

Bienvenue to Chansons, the musical intercultural cabaret. 

Gayatri: The Royal Queen Consort of the Majapahit Kingdom

Gayatri: The Royal Queen Consort of the Majapahit Kingdom

Princess Gayatri seeks to preserve her father’s legacy and the survival of her people. 

The Late Harness Rebellion

The Late Harness Rebellion

Are emotional shackles holding you back? Join Tamás on a journey from childhood in an overprotective family in conservative Hungary to standing on his own feet as an adult in libe… 

Little Parts Hunts a Baby-Daddy

Little Parts Hunts a Baby-Daddy

How do clowns get pregnant? There is no obvious punch line for Little Parts, a clown who has always been pregnant, yet who is not sure if she’ll ever give birth. 

Underground Vaults Tour

Underground Vaults Tour

Hear tales of how the poor and unfortunate lived in these former slums, explore the dimly lit vaults once the haunt of criminals, body-snatchers and witches alike! Each vault tells… 

Bob Hecklestein: The World's Greatest Heckler

Bob Hecklestein: The World's Greatest Heckler

This is the story of Bob Hecklestein, a boy born without a sense of humour, who learned to overcome his disability and grew up to become the world’s greatest heckler. 

100% Cotton: In a Spin

100% Cotton: In a Spin

With her children leaving home and her marriage on the rocks, comic singer Liz Cotton writes saucy lyrics as a secret hobby to help her cope with life. 

In a Cave, a Voice

In a Cave, a Voice

Left alone while her family searches for the missing herd, a Neolithic girl seeks comfort in imaginary friends. 

Disenchanted: A Cabaret of Twisted Fairy Tales

Disenchanted: A Cabaret of Twisted Fairy Tales

There’s always two sides to every story, even fairy tales. 

The Retirement Game

The Retirement Game

Jimmy has a debt to his dying mother he’ll do anything to pay off, a paranoid mystery caller setting his life on fire and a walking, smooth-talking gambling addiction that genuin… 

Platonic Love Triangle – A New York Stand-up Comedy Show

Platonic Love Triangle – A New York Stand-up Comedy Show

New York comedians Wyatt Feegrado (Bettor Days on Hulu, Amazon Prime), Lukas Arnold (2 million+ followers on Tiktok) and Otter Lee (Fairview on Comedy Central) present an afternoon… 

Rob

Rob

When Rob got on his ship, he didn’t know he would never reach his destination. 

Larry Tadlock: Bipolar Vegan

Larry Tadlock: Bipolar Vegan

American comedian from Texas offers a rollercoaster of health and staying present pursuits from London to Tokyo to monasteries to tofu and brown rice. 

A Bookish Comedy Show

A Bookish Comedy Show

The book-themed comedy compilation hit is back! If you’ve ever: paused after reading something to take a moment and collect yourself, read naked, thought the book was way better … 

Bee Babylon: Once Upon a Time in Iceland

Bee Babylon: Once Upon a Time in Iceland

In 1810 a brave Scottish man named Sir George Steuart Mackenzie ventured all the way to Iceland with some pals. 

An Aussie, African and Englishman Walk Into a Bar...

An Aussie, African and Englishman Walk Into a Bar...

A revolving door of different African, Australian and British comedians every show! Come support your home country roots while learning about other people’s cultures in the funnies… 

John Aggasild: Welcome Back

John Aggasild: Welcome Back

A Romantic (Stand-Up) Comedy (Show). 

Chansons: Songs and Stories from Piaf, Brel and Me

Chansons: Songs and Stories from Piaf, Brel and Me

Bienvenue to Chansons, the musical intercultural cabaret. 

Hannah Fairweather: Just a Normal Girl Who Enjoys Revenge

Hannah Fairweather: Just a Normal Girl Who Enjoys Revenge

From exes to golf coaches, Just a Normal Girl Who Enjoys Revenge is an eloquent, biting and well-structured analysis of situations when Hannah Fairweather was right and when she wa… 

Paul McCaffrey: We Go Again

Paul McCaffrey: We Go Again

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. 

Dave Chawner: Underdog

Dave Chawner: Underdog

A timely show about dogs, defeat and determination by award-winning comedian, best-selling author and underdog, Dave Chawner. 

Rob Madge: My Son's a Queer (But What Can You Do)

Rob Madge: My Son's a Queer (But What Can You Do)

When Rob was 12, they attempted a full-blown Disney parade in their house for their grandma. 

Daphna Baram: Out and About

Daphna Baram: Out and About

Full of post-Covid fallout, antibodies and menopausal rage, Daphna Baram emerges out of her safe cave into her 50s, to find out what is left of our world as we knew it. 

Vix Leyton: Pedestrian

Vix Leyton: Pedestrian

A whirlwind show examining the multiple roles you play in your life and what happens when you break out of them. 

Marjolein Robertson: Thank God Fish Don't Have Hands

Marjolein Robertson: Thank God Fish Don't Have Hands

Shetland comedian Marjolein is back with her brand-new hour. 

Vanlord

Vanlord

A lens into the intriguing world of van life told by a guy who lives out of vehicles in North America, the United Kingdom and Australia. 

Filthy Funny Females

Filthy Funny Females

An outrageous hour of comedy served to you by a selection of female comedians from across the globe. 

Susan Riddell: Living My 2nd Best Life

Susan Riddell: Living My 2nd Best Life

What sort of a prick is living their best life? Richard Branson? Elon Musk? The Dalai Lama? Yes, the Dalai Lama is a prick – all will be explained in the show. 

Benji Waterstones: You Don't Have to Be Mad to Work Here (WIP)

Benji Waterstones: You Don't Have to Be Mad to Work Here (WIP)

Award-winning comedian, NHS psychiatrist and author Benji Waterstones shares highlights from his forthcoming book. 

Müller's Last Tape

Müller's Last Tape

Last year, while clearing out my grandfather’s house, I stumbled across hundreds of hidden envelopes. 

Dirty Anxious Vampire

Dirty Anxious Vampire

What does sex means to you? It’s the question that Mihai asked himself in his debut solo show, Dirty Anxious Vampire. 

Patience: Zero

Patience: Zero

Dan’s always wanted to be a father. 

Old Jewish Jokes

Old Jewish Jokes

2019 Pick of the Fringe award sell-out sensation. 

Peter E Davidson – Sleepyhead

Peter E Davidson – Sleepyhead

Top Derry comic Peter E Davidson* is above average! (In that humans are only supposed to sleep an average of one third of their life… and he really has gone beyond the call of du… 

The Suitcase

The Suitcase

When a weary stranger arrives one day, carrying only a suitcase, everyone is full of questions. 

Martha McBrier: Who Knew?

Martha McBrier: Who Knew?

‘Naturally charismatic storyteller’ (Fest) weaves a shocking but very funny account of her youth. 

Aidan Jones – Looking for Work

Aidan Jones – Looking for Work

I’ve been fired from 14 jobs in my life – I’m starting to think that I might be the problem? I’ll tell you some of the stories and you can tell me what you think. 

Vidura Bandara Rajapaksa: Monsoon Season

Vidura Bandara Rajapaksa: Monsoon Season

In 1999, Vidura’s family left war-ridden Sri Lanka in search of a better life. 

Newcastle United Ruined My Bloody Life

Newcastle United Ruined My Bloody Life

When Gavin Webster was a kid, he liked kings and queens from history, space and the solar system as well as singing, skipping and running. 

Shaggers

Shaggers

The popular show returns with comedians from around the Fringe of all styles, genders and varieties doing their best material based around the subject of sex and relationships. 

Lucy Frederick's Big Fat Wedding

Lucy Frederick's Big Fat Wedding

Here comes the bride, forty-foot wide! It’s the wedding of the century and you’re invited as Lucy Frederick – ‘Eye wateringly honest’ (Scotsman) – walks down the aisle. 

Caroline McEvoy and Farah Sharp: 60 Minutes to Self-Destruct

Caroline McEvoy and Farah Sharp: 60 Minutes to Self-Destruct

Northern Irish comic Caroline McEvoy and Arab comic Farah Sharp are used to conflict. 

I Feel the Need

I Feel the Need

‘The need for speed!’ This thrilling cross between Fleabag and Top Gun is written and performed by Loree “Rowdy” Draude, one of the first women to fly combat jets for the U. 

Alex Hylton: Love, Probably

Alex Hylton: Love, Probably

Alex Hylton is almost absolutely certain he’s in love. 

Child From Wuhan: Trauma, Love and Diarrhea – Moni Zhang

Child From Wuhan: Trauma, Love and Diarrhea – Moni Zhang

Moni grew up in a sweatshop in Wuhan. 

Dan Kelly: How I Came Third in the North Korean Marathon

Dan Kelly: How I Came Third in the North Korean Marathon

What happens when you try to run 26. 

My Leonard Cohen: Up Close and Personal

My Leonard Cohen: Up Close and Personal

Stewart D’Arrietta shares the poetry, stories and insights of the great Leonard Cohen with songs such as Tower of Song, Dance Me to the End of Love, First We Take Manhattan and Bir… 

Martin Mor – the Antidote

Martin Mor – the Antidote

Solutions or snake oil? You decide. 

Melissa Stephens: HOT DOGS & TEARS

Melissa Stephens: HOT DOGS & TEARS

Christmas Eve, Georgia, 1996. 

The Wild Unfeeling World

The Wild Unfeeling World

A tender, furious and fragile reimagining of Moby Dick from Fringe-First Award winning writer and storyteller Casey Jay Andrews. 

Standing at the Back

Standing at the Back

Self-doubt? Low self-esteem? Well, this sounds cheery.