An exclusive evening that presents the best of the year’s Fringe acts together in one evening of comedy and fine dining.
A wild and chaotic alternative extravaganza fresh from Amsterdam’s theatres, featuring a dazzling parade of hilariously smart, silly and sexy international variety acts.
Join Merv and a host of top talent in a huge Charity Variety Gala to celebrate the 30th year of the legendary Mervyn Stutter’s Pick of the Fringe showcase.
An evening of good, old-fashioned Scottish entertainment, featuring some of Edinburgh’s best-known performers.
After their smash-hit, sell-out debut last year, legendary tennis coach Judy Murray and her son Duncan (the other Murray brother) return with another unique show featuring special …
Brought to you by The Vaudeville Vocalist herself, award-winning international cabaret chanteuse Violet Duff presents Violet’s Vaudeville Vault.
Dicks and Tricks is an old-school comedy and magic variety show featuring the puns and knob gags of the Pundance Kid and the magic tricks and illusions of the Flamboyant Chesney Ge…
A Night of the Mind – Fraser Penman, the world’s most unique hypnotist, is an international stage hypnotist and mentalist.
An hour of sharp-tongued humour, risqué songs and jaw-dropping physical feats.
Comedy! Music! Fractured classics! Drama! And more! Do you like to be surprised? Is variety what you crave? We have just the ticket for you.
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.
The double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee returns with a brand new show about moving to a new area, people he has met and losing his mind.
Appearing at Edinburgh Fringe for a limited run of just 6 shows, Astonishment is Edinburgh’s regular sell-out variety night.
These girls are batshit crazy and I love it.
It’s not a late show, it’s a cult.
It’s like the Royal Variety Show of the Fringe.
From the moment Zach Zucker's comedy alter ego Jack Tucker walks out on stage to introduce Stamptown, the audience knows they're in for something truly special.
Let’s take the party into 2023 and come join our Party Queens tour with 16 of the world’s most glamorous and beautiful showgirls.
Are you tired of the same old boring cults with stuffy robes and dull rituals? Walk through an emergency entrance into a cabaret from another dimension and witness a bottomless buf…
Everybody Sing are delighted to present a musical journey through the decades.
Like an electrocuted Tommy Cooper in a car crash with Frank Sidebottom, ‘being in his presence for an hour is delightful’ **** (Times).
The best place in town to catch rising comedy stars and your Fringe favourites.
Improv Therapy – Megan McCaleb and Jeanette Cerami navigate the tough stuff so we can laugh through tears and push boundaries for better human connection.
Queer Comedy Brunch unlike any other! Strap-in and strap-on because Alphabet Soup is taking over Le Monde Hotel’s Shanghai Nightclub and serving up world-class LGBTQIA+ comedians, …
Bite-size tasters of the best comedy, cabaret, family entertainment and circus, all prepared for you in our glorious Spiegeltent.
The best mixed-bill comedy night in Edinburgh, featuring your favourite comedians from around the Fringe.
Forth on the Fringe is the largest showcase event of Fringe entertainment available at this year’s festival.
Vaudeville, comedy and cabaret are all on the menu in a five-star feast of first-rate fun.
Join Mr Bubbles with his extraordinary soap bubbles in all shapes and sizes! Enjoy bouncy bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, smoke bubbles, square bubbles, giant bubbles and even fir…
Marc Adams is a multi-talented guy, he’s been in singing competitions, thousands of auditions for many movies, musicals and theatre, one competition after another.
Ray Fordyce is back to host a wonderfully spiffing show full of comedy and entertainment.
A fun-filled afternoon show with a revolving line-up of the best children’s and family-friendly performers from around the Fringe.
Philipp Kostelecky brings the festival’s best acts together for a late-night extravaganza! No rules, no regulations – it’s late night so anything goes.
Forget rabbits out of hats.
A campy variety show that mimics an overenthusiastic kick-off event for a corporate retreat for the fictional company Men-ses Period Panties.
So many comedians, so little time! In this unmissable Fringe institution, 12 top comedy and variety acts perform ridiculously short sets in one furiously fast-paced showcase, hoste…
Tom Crosbie is smarter, funnier, and more delightfully dextrous than can easily be explained, even by the copious amounts of time he spends practicing such things.
The artists are unmasked in this multi award-winning drag variety show from Australia.
Australia’s premier First Nations comedians bring huge belly laughs from the heart of the wide brown land.
Newtongrange Silver Band is a traditional mining village brass band from the outskirts of Edinburgh, but their repertoire is far from traditional.
A mixed-bill comedy, cabaret and variety show to celebrate the life of maverick producer David Johnson who died in 2020.
Join the ‘best wild night out at the Fringe’ (Scotland on Sunday), Spank!, as they celebrate 20 years at The Fringe, and bow out disgracefully with this show-stopping one-night-onl…
An exclusive event that presents the best of the world famous Edinburgh Fringe in an evening of comedy, fine dining, networking and entertaining.
The Guilty Feminist podcast is a comedy phenomenon with over 100 million downloads.
Fresh from Amsterdam’s theatres, a chaotic extravaganza! Your foolish Portuguese host Daniel (by night) will hand hold you through a spectacular parade of his hilarious, smart and …
The comedy fundraiser extravaganza is back! Following a sell-out, all-star line-up in 2019, join us for a night of laughter to show your support for our planet.
An evening of good old-fashioned Scottish entertainment featuring some of Edinburgh’s best-known performers.
Legendary tennis coach, Judy Murray and her son Duncan (the other Murray brother) present a unique, one-off show featuring special guests, Q&As and a desperate attempt from Duncan …
Sirqus Alfon has attracted international attention for its innovative and interactive approach to merging technology, music, performance and the human body.
Our surprising, now legendary and always eclectic showcase returns! We offer up the very best new and emerging work from Scottish and international artists.
Following their sell-out UK tour, the Scummy Mummies are back with a brand-new comedy show.
Elon Musk is best known for his visionary tweets, but you may not know he is also a businessman and CEO, who is on the board of a major automobile company.
Top Comedy Pick, NY Times (2022).
Returning after a sell-out 2018 show, Tenement Jazz Band continue their exploration of the roots of jazz, ragtime and blues.
The Washboard Resonators hail from Leeds and Wales and can be described as sounding and looking like a ragtime street band meets a Hollywood musical on a theatre stage somewhere in…
Bite-size tasters of the best comedy, music, family entertainment and circus, all prepared for you in our glorious Spiegeltent.
For regular Fringegoers who aim to tick all the most talked-about and cultest shows off your list, I’m going to make a prediction: you’ve seen Spank! before.
Showcase of Scotland’s best comics.
Three original short films made in Edinburgh, by new Edinburgh film company See It On Screen.
Ray Fordyce is back after a two-year delay to host some of the best in comedy and entertainment from all around the world in one small, cosy room. Cuppas optional!
After selling out at the Adelaide Fringe, Liars and Clowns comes to Edinburgh to showcase the best alternative, underground and weird acts from around the festival.
Award-winning comedian Raul Kohli picks up to four of the best upcoming acts on the circuit right now for a late-night comedy extravaganza! Including some very secret special guest…
Ever wondered if what you are seeing and hearing is real? Feel like your trust in the audio-visual spectrum has been shaken? Charlie explores the increasing dangers – and benefit…
You never know who Tehran Von Ghasri’s bringing to his stage.
A friendly fun-filled afternoon show with a revolving line-up of the best children’s and family-friendly performers from around the Fringe.
It's only around halfway through Nina Conti: The Dating Show that you realise just how hard she is working.
Warning: This show contains ninjas not magic.
With his warm and immersive musical comedy, Morgan Jay has had multiple TV appearances in the US and amassed over half a million followers on TikTok and over 20 million views acros…
Are you tired, stressed, overworked? Midnight Snacks is your safe haven from festival fever.
Later is our programme of late-night one-off performances from the hottest companies and artists at the Fringe.
‘This anarchic, multimedia show has cult in its genes’ **** (Chortle.
So many comedians, so little time! In this unmissable Edinburgh Fringe institution, 12 top comedy and variety acts perform ridiculously short sets in one furiously fast-paced showc…
Having triumphed on Britain’s Got Talent, Jon combines comedy, music and drama in a brand-new show exploring the true story of his television success while secretly fighting for hi…
Sit back with a warming dram and accompany award-winning Scottish actor Michael Nardone (Traces, The Night Manager, Rome) on a gentle meander through Scotland’s story.
Hop, bounce, jump, wave and sing! Percussion, music, laughter and balloons with Verona’s Musical Balloon Band.
Jody Kamali presents a multi-character comedy/variety show.
Climb aboard for the trip of a lifetime as the world’s most glamorous showgirls (who just happen to be men!) send you soaring to spectacular diamante-dipped song and dance destin…
Last year’s sell-out show returns for one week only.
This youth climate show jumps of the soapbox at it’s Edinburgh Debut with irreverent, funny skits that tackle the big issues of this climate crisis.
Now in its 13th year, Forth on the Fringe is the largest showcase event of Fringe entertainment available at this year’s festival.
Spank! returns for an incredible 17th year with hilarious hosts, awesome comedians and gratuitous nudity.
A thrilling intimate showcase sees our hilarious Master of ceremonies introduce a cast of outrageous performers including world-class comedians, astonishing magicians, cabaret croo…
Ray Fordyce is back once again to host an amazing suppertime show to amuse and entertain any Fringe audience.
Andy Quirk presents a colossal comedy showdown of ten-minute tasters from stand-up, sketch, musical and character comedy shows at the Fringe.
Somehow, Tom Crosbie, the nerd’s nerd, never actually got a degree.
Piñata! That DIY alternative comedy variety art party sell-out sensation from South London.
It’s back, the show on the fringe of the Fringe! Come join us at the Fringe’s best up-and-coming venue for an unpredictable night of music, comedy, dance, magic, poetry and circus!…
Part show, part disco, all party! Electric live performances and three channels of music to choose from on your glowing headphones.
A must-do in the corporate calendar, Pick of the Fringe brings a hand-picked selection of top acts to one stage for an exclusive evening of comedy, entertainment and fine dining.
A comedic dash through the big-hitters of the Bible, courtesy of the Blockbusters board and in the company of two accomplished storytellers.
YouTube sensation, the Queen, is bringing her unique brand of Christmas messages live to the stage.
Join Funny Women for a sparkling mix of comedy featuring the brightest new, emerging and established talent at the Fringe.
Dan Cadey and Gary Knightley’s multipurpose chicken box boasts a lunchtime set menu of succulent ‘not-so-secret recipe’ stand-up, along sides of ‘should this be in here’ musical co…
We miss Robin Williams.
UK’s No 1 swing band, The Jive Aces, present their biggest theatre show to date The Big Beat Revue! Also featuring Kara Lane, Lottie B and Grazia Bevilacqua, this show features t…
‘If it weren’t for music, I would’ve ended up in a life of crime.
After directing ungrateful clown duo Zach & Viggo, starring in an award-winning funk opera with Thumpasaurus, and touring the world three times over, Jonny Woolley (AKA Mr X) rolls…
The word ‘legend’ is bandied about a bit too much these days.
Luth’s on an action-packed circus adventure – but she needs your help! She’s looking for giggle-ready three to seven-year-olds to help her solve a whole host of fun physical chal…
Sold-out run: Melbourne International Comedy Festival (2019).
A fundraiser for your new favourite production company’s mental health partnership with CALM, providing and raising awareness for services to support performers at the Fringe.
After the success of 2018 Brewhemia is returning with our platter of showstopping acts from this year’s festival favourites and our very own Creative Clique.
The Silver Line is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day.
‘It’s like the Royal Variety Show of the Fringe’.
Edinburgh’s leading independent music venue showcases the very best local talent with nightly danceable funk, blues and special jazz performances (including The Jazz Bar’s 17-piece…
Ben Verth (winner, Outstanding Contribution, Scottish Comedy Awards) presents an anarchic and endearing daily-changing teatime muck-about with some of his very best and favourite c…
You loved the original so much, we’re doing it twice! The best mixed-bill comedy night in Edinburgh heads back to its birthplace, so now there’s two late-night chances to catch you…
Within a basement room of the Hanover Suite (Venue 119) is perhaps the best musical sketch comedy you will find this Fringe.
If you were to ask every magician performing at Edinburgh Fringe who their favourite magician performing at Edinburgh Fringe is, you could expect the majority of them to respond in…
Spank! returns for an incredible 16th year with hilarious hosts, awesome comedians and gratuitous nudity.
The Le Monde cabaret show is at the forefront for discerning Fringe-goers and is a must-see of the festival! Relax in our luxurious Dirty Martini Lounge and let us treat you to our…
Kick off your weekend as we mix you a heady cocktail of burlesque at Le Monde’s Dirty Martini Lounge.
The perfect appetiser for your early evening on the Fringe.
Shabbat shalom misfits, Reuben Kaye is back in town.
Those dazzling divas are back, ready to party, celebrating being 21 with The Greatest Show Girls Tour! So let’s hear it for the boys as they transform into 16 of the world’s mo…
Is the Fringe guide too wide and confusing? We understand.
A spectacular mixed bill variety show bursting with the best stand-ups, character comedians, musical acts and the most original performers at the Fringe.
Back for a third year, hang out with a hilarious lineup of American comics each night as we all enjoy our month away from the craziness back home.
Aaron Crow is a unique, international award-winning artist, best known for his recent spectacular appearances on America’s Got Talent.
It’s Twonkey’s tenth year on the Fringe and he’s here to celebrate with a show that may or may not be the most baffling yet.
For the first time in Fringe history, the absolute Best of Cabaret amalgamate for a late-night extravaganza of sultry songs, dance varieties, comedic displays and vivacious variety…
After three years of one-off genre-bending shows to sold-out crowds in Bristol, the cult smash Chubby White’s Variety Night make their Fringe debut.
There appears, these days, to be an almost apologetic desire among directors and producers to find ways of presenting traditional circus acrobatics and high-wire acts with some add…
Ray Fordyce is back to host an early evening feast of comedy, music and entertainment from all over the world.
Directly from the theatres of Amsterdam, this show brings you equal parts of comedy cabaret, variety show and musical extravaganza.
12 sell-out years at the Fringe, Glasgow and Australian Comedy Festivals.
Andy Quirk presents his pick of the finest Fringe comedians performing ten-minute tasters of their full-length shows.
The popular show with a revolving line-up of performers of all varieties to entertain all the family returns after more shows at festivals worldwide.
An exquisitely silly variety night, featuring an assorted selection of comedy, cabaret and musical acts from around the Fringe.
So many comedians, so little time! 12 top comedy and variety acts perform ridiculously short sets in one furiously fast-paced showcase.
The critically acclaimed cult comedy chat show thing is back! Welcome to the multimedia mayhem of Mr.
Performing nerd Tom Crosbie may not have the answers to any global issues, but, for an hour, he transports you to his land of whimsy, where his concentrated nerdistry reduces life’…
As Mandy Muden inexplicably emerges from a tiny suitcase on stage, clad in a leopard print ensemble, she is anything but invisible.
British Comedy Award winner Nina Conti is boldly experimenting and discovering fresh ideas as she develops her next new show.
Daily diet of live highlights from across the festivals.
The Fringe of the Fringe is back! For the fourth year running, Edinburgh Festival Camping is hosting the show on The Fringe of the Fringe! An unpredictable night of performers from…
Hand-picked selection of top acts from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. A perfect way to entertain guests with a unique blend of fine dining and laughter-driven entertainment!
When the Uber driver pulls up and asks if Terra is Hung, ‘so hung’ is usually the response.
Nutty Noah, recently crowned UK Family Entertainer of the Year 2018, invites you to join him in poking his tongue out at death and stamping on the foot of St Peter.
The legendary late-night variety show returns for one night only! An incredible line-up of cabaret, comedy and music acts from across the Fringe presented by Rhymes with Purple and…
Comedy Night Cap, presented by Artistic Diversity Alliance, is the perfect comedy show to end your night on! Each night will feature a headline actor from the comedy genre that wil…
Returning for 2018, Kids Do Forth on the Fringe presents some of the best names in children’s entertainment.
Every singer and member of our Blueswater Presents family, featuring 20 musicians, will be playing in a raucous showcase that presents the best blues music the Fringe has to offer.
A raunchy, chaotic and full-on Fringe experience, Stamptown Comedy Night is a late-night variety show featuring the best comedy and cabaret on the international scene! Hosted by Za…
Side-splitting, stiff-upper-lipped hilarity from critically acclaimed duo Dan Lees and Neil Frost, plus very special guests.
Join us for a two-hour comedy extravaganza to help raise vital funds for Barnardo’s, whilst previewing a selection of this year’s top Fringe shows.
Free daily hour-long showcase of the best musical comedy at this year’s Edinburgh Festival, courtesy of the Musical Comedy Guide website (check for full listings).
Join two rising stars of comedy on their journey to the top in an easy-going lunch-time show.
The perfect end to your evening of entertainment with the biggest and best comedy line-ups in all of Edinburgh! Previous guests include Jason Byrne, David O’Doherty, Shappi Khorsan…
Edinburgh’s iconic Jazz Bar showcases some of their favourite resident bands and the very best of Edinburgh’s local talent with late night funk, blues and soul, as well as special …
Up ‘til now, I had only ever seen Tom Crosbie perform short spots at Fringe cabaret shows where his skill with a Rubik’s Cube and his awkward, amiable persona intrigued me.
Ferocious queens and fierce divas of the world, rejoice! Gingzilla, the giant, ginger, award-winning Glamonster, returns to host Late Night Lip Service, featuring the Fringe’s wild…
Steve opens his old toy box and rediscovers your faves from He-Man, Transformers, Star Wars and many more (about three more).
It’s not the Fringe without Jollyboat! The cult hit, back for their ninth year.
Fringe legends Jollyboat play their new comedy songs, following a sell-out national tour and the first JollyCon fan convention.
The Edinburgh Revue – the Titanic of comedy.
Spank! returns for an incredible 15th year with hilarious hosts, awesome comedians and gratuitous nudity.
Returning for it’s 10th year, Forth on the Fringe is the largest showcase event of Fringe entertainment available at this year’s festival.
The most jaw-dropping, mind-popping, eye-watering experience of this year’s Fringe! With unbridled attitude, this firecracker of a show performs death defying stunts while honoring…
Sister Mary McArthur returns to the Fringe following her triumphant five-star show of 2017.
Why do women go to the toilet in pairs? They time travel! Join Lolie and Lou on their intergalactic comedy adventures.
A rare opportunity to see lifetime Guiness World Record holder Elaine Davidson – the world’s most pierced woman – up close and personal doing what she does best.
Uncork the champagne! Dress to kill! Party like there’s no tomorrow! Celebrating 20 diamante-decorated years, The Lady Boys of Bangkok Wonder Women Tour will take the Fringe’s nu…
Devilish diversions and Arcadian amusements to while away the wee hours with the best of the festival. Expect puppetry, mime, clown, variety, comedy, music and hilarity.
Ray Fordyce is back again to host a delightful afternoon of comedy and entertainment to brighten any Fringe day.
Cabaret’s international riot girl Carla Lippis finally brings her late-night, sleazy rumble to Edinburgh! Featuring the hottest hand-picked acts from across the fringe, plus a live…
“Get your afternoon off to the perfect start with Revill’s Selection.
Comedy! Circus! Cabaret! A Festival feast of live performance.
So many comedians, so little time! Twelve top comedy and variety acts perform ridiculously short sets in one furiously fast-paced showcase.
Returning for its 13th season, C’s critically-acclaimed curated programme showcases silver screen shorts and contemporary filmmakers all day, every day.
The live, chaotic, comedy chat show Thing.
It’s not over ‘till it’s over – we’re having a final fling to send Fringe 70 out in style! Live music courtesy of our super swing band, a special guest DJ with a record c…
An impromptu evening of entertainment.
The final anarchic annual two-hour charity variety show celebrating the life and random irresponsibility of the godfather of British alternative comedy, filled with bizarre acts, e…
A specialist corporate evening which brings a hand-picked selection of top acts from the Edinburgh Fringe.
The world’s best beer festival meets the world’s biggest arts festival.
Come get Tiki with us in our Polynesian Paradise.
Clotheslines versus punchlines – the biggest show in the history of Edinburgh is back.
The girls are back in town.
An evening to celebrate the history and heritage of bonnie Scotland.
SCCC will carry on the splendid programme during the second day of the event.
SCCC is proud to present splendid programme for audiences.
Every member of our Blueswater Presents family will be playing a set in a raucous showcase that will present the best blues music the Fringe has to offer.
Join the ever glamorous Ru Jazzle for a night of everyone’s favourite game, Bingo! Tonight’s game comes with a dash of drag antics.
The only comedy night exclusively for single people.
Pastor Jambus and his congregation of sinners are ready to show you the most heavenly spectacle this side of the Atlantic.
Returning for their 18th show at the Edinburgh Fringe.
A keen observer may initially notice that Thom Tuck and John Luke Roberts, who host ACMS together, aren’t exactly a traditional double act.
The Lock-In Cabaret is back for it’s fourth year at Edinburgh Fringe! With a different line-up of top Fringe acts every night, hand-picked by hosts Griffin and Jones, this ever-gro…
We Brewhemians love Sunday brunch, it lasts all day and it’s a family affair.
The perfect end to your evening of entertainment with the biggest and best comedy line-ups in all of Edinburgh! Previous guests include Jason Byrne, David O’Doherty, Shappi Khors…
I spent last night from the hours of midnight to 2am being belittled, insulted and berated in every way I could imagine.
Steve McLean curates and introduces a revolving roster of some of the quirkiest acts from the comedy circuit and the funniest folk from cabaret land.
I’ll start off by saying that the lack of an audience on this particular viewing did not afford much opportunity to the performers.
Game old trout, ancient heckler and exuberant enthusiast for all things Scottish, Miss Myrtle Throgmorton OBE (pending) is mad-rabbiting on about the delights of a long life – gi…
Glamour, glitter and girls - The Lady Boys of Bangkok is a fabulous collection of performers who lip sync and dance to feel good songs opening with Gloria Gaynor’s First Be A Wom…
This is how your night at the Fringe ends: not with a whimper, but a bang! Join the hottest up-and-coming acts from all across the Edinburgh Fringe for our late-night revue.
Fusing a variety performance with a ceilidh is a premise one would not immediately put together but Cabareilidh is an unforgettable night that is perfect for anyone looking for a n…
Presented by Eva Price and co-written by Josh Koenigsberg, a writer for Netflix’s award-winning hit Orange is the New Black, comes a world premiere.
Do you want to watch the best family show? You have to come and see this! Magic, balloon twisting, hand shadows, comedy.
Ray Fordyce is back to host another afternoon feast of comedy and entertainment. Featuring three or more acts each day, this is a must for every Fringe visitor.
Critically acclaimed one-man show from award-nominated comedian & award-winning storyteller Marcus Ryan! Sold out Perth, Scarborough and Adelaide 2015, Melbourne 2014/15 and toured…
Our piano maestros, accompanied by the house band, duel head to head on baby grands to get you dancing on the tables.
Did you support the #WomensMarch? The only place to march this August is down to this female-led show! A rotating line-up of talented, award-winning, critically acclaimed guests, t…
The Asylum is a fully immersive three hours of theatrical entertainment with two sets of cabaret followed by DJ Loopy in the bar, playing the most bizarre tracks he can find.
‘This is not an insultive show’, says the amiable and bearded Forbes, relaxing us into a state of lethargy.
I’m guilty of being a magic sceptic.
Warning: this show contains ninjas, not magic.
London Hughes Superstar (it’s just nobody’s realised it) is the hilarious tale of a young black girl’s search for superstardom set to a backdrop of popular 90s TV shows.
The last splash of magic and sparkle with some amazing acts and friends of our Spiegel family including spots from Double-Oh Heaven, Showtime, Elixir and more! Filled with Circus, …
One entertaining community.
Escape the mundane and the everyday and see the world through the eyes of a magician.
Griffin and Jones – the self-proclaimed Ant & Dec of this comedy price range – delivered an action-packed hour of illusions, stunts and magical life hacks.
If you could ask a psychic a question what would it be?
Fresh off his sell-out international tour, and with sell-out runs in London’s West End, let ‘Psychic’ comedian Peter Ant…
“Incredibly Funny!” (SG Fringe), “Redefining Comedy Hypnotism” (British Comedy Guide).
Lambs to the s-Laughter showcases the very best of new comedy talent from around the UK.
Join Brighton’s favourite (almost) all-male cabaret and burlesquers for a dirtier weekend of stripping, pole-dancing, cheerleading (of course), nudity, stupidity, magic, music and …
After a (tiny) mental breakdown, Isobel has decided to take her upcoming untimely death into her own hands and throw her own funeral, skeptics be damned! An intimate look at mental…
Do you like humour, the world of clowns, excesses, beautiful and unlikely stories of love?
With Dandy Danno and Diva G.
A Taiwanese gay boy who fled from his tiger mum, trained as an accountant in London, but escaped to “find himself” in Berlin, ended up performing stand-up comedy in English, in Ger…
Fast hands, smart mouth.
Described as an esoteric St Trinian’s for the queer cabaret generation, Carnesky’s Finishing School has been helping people discover and hone their creative talent since 2010.
Cinephile comedian Sooz (Funny Women Variety Award winner) really wants to win an Oscar and in this brand new stand-up show for movie fans, she’ll make the case for how she can.
Brighton comics Vicky Gould and Joe McCarthy join forces to bring you an hour of quirky off-beat humour.
Lamb Comedy are beside themselves with excitement to be welcoming Barcelona’s No.
This show is the perfect way to start off your night at Brighton Fringe, as you spend an hour in the company of genial Scottish comedian Vladimir McTavish and guests in an early ev…
Winner: Rising Star, The Media Eye, 2016.
Get ready to laugh at the regular comedic odd couple.
Statistically, January is the month in which tickets to musicals sell best, largely due to the miserable weather and post-Christmas blues.
Slam is a raucous celebration of sex in all it’s
glorious, awkward and heart-warming forms.
A special Spiegeltent charity showcase with the very best ‘Heart of the Fringe’ performers helping kick off the season.
Ladies Marmalade is a show with 3 unusual and hilarious women who will make you taste different flavours of comedy .
Two very different award-winning comedians join forces to bring you a magnificent hour of ‘Hoo-Haa’!
David Jordan and Ingrid Dahle invite you to experience the pinnacle of enter…
Gentleman juggler and unwitting clown Tim Bat performs his impressive repertoire of amazing tricks with aplomb.
Not sure what to see? Don’t fret, we’ve done the work for you and hand-picked this week’s top tips.
Twig the Pixie has lost his marbles! Help him find them in this hit stand-up comedy spectacular for all generations of the family.
Join Jules, Catherine and Roz for about an hour of stand-up comedy.
“Blurring the lines between burlesque and performance art, their prodigious dumb shows are an unparalleled joy in British variety” (This Is Cabaret).
Brighton’s Favourite, as faded yet not jaded as a seaside pier, Ida Barr returns!
This former music hall singer used to be quite the shining star, known for her two big hits, ‘Oh …
An hour of entertainment from musicians, clowns and wordmongers of all flavours, local and international, showcasing the best Brighton Fringe has to offer.
A selection of the very best stand-up comedy at Brighton Fringe.
Hotter, cheekier, funnier than ever: the country’s number one touring cabaret show The Ladyboys of Bangkok return with a Bang in 2017 with their lavish new production ‘Who Runs the…
Winner: Best Comedy, Brighton Fringe 2016.
A variety mash-up of circus superstars, Spiegeltent legends and the hottest acts of this year's Brighton Fringe.
The legendary late show returns.
Pick of the Fringe Launch Night Special, kicked off Brighton Fringe at The Warren with fragments of 7 shows.
A specialist corporate evening for companies and guests to enjoy a selection of Fringe acts over dinner, in a relaxed and enjoyable entertaining environment.
A unique fun-filled, vibrant and interactive riotous adult five-star afternoon variety show, packed with hilarious mime, comedy, innuendo and magic.
Scunthorpe Cooperative Junior Choir has over 75 members aged 9-19 years.
Since its Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut back in 2001 this incredible variety show has been performed on BBC Three, BBC Radio 4, and London’s West End.
Join Mervyn and a host of top talent in a glorious two hour variety show to celebrate the 25th year of the legendary Mervyn Stutter’s Pick of the Fringe showcase.
A ‘garden variety’ *** (Easingwold Advertiser) show with plenty of variety, and not much garden.
Scotland and China Chamber of Commerce is proud to present to you the second Edinburgh Chinese Arts and Culture Festival.
Returning for a fourth year, Kids Do Forth on the Fringe presents some of the best names in children’s entertainment. Hosted by Bec Hill, full line-up at forthone.com/kidsdo.
Award-winning chanteuse, Christine Bovill has built her reputation on the massively successful sell-out show, Piaf.
Classically trained songstress Heidi Innes and virtuoso accordionist David Vernon bring you a programme of exquisite French song and music, reflecting the exuberance of the Parisia…
So Kayne West walks into a bar, the Three Sisters! And he sees Scott Redmond, Nick Bagshaw and Adam Cook, plus special guests, serving up some next level comedy realness! Scott Red…
Award-winning comedian Samantha Baines (Lee Nelson’s Well Funny People, Call the Midwife, Radio 4) brings you a selection of the best comedians at the Fringe.
It’s like the Royal Variety Show of the Fringe! 25th year! Mervyn and his team carefully research the Fringe and bring you live extracts from seven top shows in a packed 90 minute …
Pippa Evans returns from winning an Olivier (Showstopper! The Improvised Musical), some bits on TV (Drunk History, Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled) and a sitcom on BBC Radio 4 (Josh H…
‘The world’s most talented nerd!’ (The Trickery, Aberdeen).
Now in its ninth year, Forth on the Fringe is the largest showcase event of Fringe entertainment available at this year’s festival.
After another successful European tour, Frank Sanazi’s comedy-cabaret war machine rolls into Edinburgh, accompanied by his psychopathic daughter Nancy Sanazi, Saddami Davis Jnr, De…
We join Eric Meat on what is a sad occasion: the day is due to move out of his childhood home.
Award-winning, fast-moving comedy show from London, featuring Geoff Cotton and special guest Fiona Barclay.
After a gap year, Ray Fordyce is back to host an afternoon of entertainment and comedy treats.
The Man of Mystery comes on stage looking like something out of a classic James Bond film: strong jawline, handsome stubble and a black turtleneck — topped off with an orange shi…
A catharsis of cultural creativity from our capital city! Each evening, host and hero of the Edinburgh music scene, Paul Montague, will bring you an eclectic mix of performances an…
The Paradise Palms is a difficult venue in which to perform.
High energy chaos, with balloons and lots of laughs for the whole family. This show is only for people who like being silly and love balloons.
The hugely enjoyable and popular show returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for its sixth successive year.
The last splash of magic and sparkle with some amazing acts and friends of our Spiegel family including spots from Elixir, Showtime, Les Femmes and more! Join us on this unique and…
Brighton’s legendary pop’n’cabaret knees-up returns to Brighton Fringe.
Professional perverts Bernie and Victy are back with an utterly raucous and unashamedly risqué hour of their most salacious songs: all filth, no filler! These fringe favourites ar…
Sarah-Louise Young and
Michael Roulston remain on top form with their new laugh-out-loud spin-off Cabaret Whore, in which Young’s comic
character La Poule Plombée is finally g…
Brighton-based musical comedian Hannah Brackenbury performs silly songs on the themes of pound shops, vodka, selfies, tiny horses, cake, country music, cats and more!
Sparkling host Veronica and her troupe of performers bring their mix of entertainment with all the skill, charm and cheek you could want.
A pair of comedic short plays simultaneously celebrating and condemning modern life, sandwiched in sketches: A re-imagining of the myth of Narcissus and Echo, and a contemporary fa…
The Tiger Lillies are a band that everyone should experience
at least once in their life times.
Nothing like a wild, dark comedy cabaret and a dash of activism to kick off your afternoon!
The girls will cross-dress, undress, and try to redress gender imbalance in just 30 min…
The Funny Women Awards have been scouring the UK and Ireland for the best new female comic talent!
Come along and spot the next big thing, help raise funds for domestic violence…
Join Valentina del Pearls and four other leading lights of French New Burlesque for a remarkable revue bringing together glitter, glamour and humour.
The Black Cat Cabaret brings together exceptional acrobats, comics, dancers and singers to create a spectacular variety show inspired by Montmartre’s dark and daring heyday.
Two English gentlemen (or are they?) pull surprises out of the hat (and the audience).
Enchanting songbird and hostess Lilian Lake welcomes you to the Moulin Rouge.
Tommy Cooper, with his impeccable timing, love of slapstick and one-liners was a true comic genius.
Republic is home to Michael Jordan’s ‘High Jinx’ magic and illusion show during this year’s Brighton Fringe.
Funny Women’s share and gig night is perfect for comedy lovers and beginners.
Cult cabaret hooligans Briefs present this late-night romp of disco dancing and pop-up performance.
Join the Know My Neighbour campaign for a week of free activities and performances to encourage neighbourliness in our city! Come and be entertained, connect with others and all wh…
Having left the UK for sunny Australia, Dr Ahmed returns to share the comical aspects of being a modern day GP.
“Politics doesn’t have
to be dull.
An evening of legendary psychotropic tales.
A show suitable for students, the middle aged and old age pensioners - and that’s just the cast!
The group looks at the humour in their age and gender differences with interrup…
“Comedy Club 4 Kids has stand-up sets from grown-up, high-quality acts who perform their usual sets, just without the swearing or rude bits,” says The Independent.
With his unique take on drag, Alfie has become a stand-out act in the UK cabaret scene.
Bringing together the best magic, comedy, and cabaret acts at Brighton Fringe, comedy magician Stu Turner hosts a smorgasbord of entertainment.
“Actually” Gay Men’s Chorus are celebrating their 10th anniversary with performances dating back to the very beginning.
Brighton-based percussion and dance group, Maracatu Cruzeiro do Sul, brings you a colourful and exciting array of dances and sounds from the North East of Brazil with a British tou…
Brighton’s only drag king competition is back! It’s time for bois to become men as they battle it out to win the crown (and 100 quid)! Expect a night of bulging biceps, protruding …
Tales of Sin proclaims malice,
seduction, lust and vengeance, so count me in! This six for the price of one
variety show, spans a wide spectrum of genres – musical, opera, vers…
The Ruby Darlings give an outrageously honest yet totally sexy look at life with a vagina.
A selection of the finest comedians come together to raise funds for Albion in the Community, the charitable arm of Brighton & Hove Albion.
BBC Sussex is delighted to be a radio supporter of Brighton Fringe 2016.
Fascinating, touching and truly enlightening, this lesbian musical romance tells the story of forgotten Variety stars Gwen Farrar and Norah Blaney.
Join character comedienne Cassie Atkinson “Future national treasure” (ToDoList), as we run through the rainbow of her mind.
With a revolving line-up of magicians, comedians, street performers, musical theatre and variety acts, this internationally popular show is great for all the family to enjoy togeth…
Bob and Jim do ‘The Rest of The Lot’.
Louis thrills audiences with bubble art, magic and science.
Join us on a journey through the magical forest where three fairy tales are imaginatively brought to life.
An improvised comedy show where two teams battle to see who can make the audience laugh hardest.
London-based comedian Paul Laight and guests deliver a free hour of jokes, puns, observations and a song or two about the horrors of everyday life.
A Musical Mash Up: West End and Broadway in under 50 minutes. A different show each week.
This is how your night at the Fringe ends: not with a whimper, but a bang! Join the hottest up-and-coming acts from all across Brighton Fringe for our late night revue.
Fancy more Fringe? Join us for the best in laid-back, late-night entertainment at The Warren.
This was my first close encounter with the Lady Boys; I’ve never
been to Bangkok, but I’ve seen The Hangover II.
Star of BBC3’s cult hit sitcom How Not To Live Your Life, Dan Clark, presents The Wow Wow Show! A very British take on the American late night talk show such as Letterman and Fallo…
She’s won a British Comedy Award, stormed Live at the Apollo, Russell Howard’s Good News, Sunday Night at the Palladium, and made a BAFTA nominated film – all without moving her …
A surprisingly funny show made up of a series of bizarre vignettes including film, speeches, dance (there is some dancing in clogs, but nowhere near as you expect from the title), …
Edinburgh’s biggest alternative event of the year! A wild night of Scottish metal bands, burlesque and comedy headlined by reggae/metal heavyweights Skindred.
The nation’s favourite pub landlord turns pop-up publican and invites you to his jumped-up tent saloon.
The perfect appetizer for your evening on the Fringe.
A madcap vaudeville style comedy set during the Alaskan gold rush of 1896.
Relax after a busy day at the Fringe with live acoustic music from local artists, a complimentary cuppa and free hand and arm or head massage treatment in the tranquil environment …
A cheeky dollop of late night variety, hosted by the witty and playful ukulele strumming, close harmony singing trio – The Martini Encounter.
Returning for a third year, Kids Do Forth on the Fringe presents a morning of some of the best names in children’s entertainment.
Metaphorically, if our afternoon Comedy Club 4 Kids shows are Doctor Who, then this is the Torchwood spin-off.
The Funny Women Awards have been promoting female comic talent for over a decade, and witnessed some fantastic acts who are now major names on the comedy circuit.
The nation’s favourite octogenarian, star of BBC Radio 4’s forthcoming series Barry’s Lunch Club and regular on BBC Radio 2’s Steve Wright in the Afternoon, returns to Edinburgh af…
Seated and ready for some late night entertainment in the Pleasance Dome, Best of HUB brings the best of the best from the Fringe arena, providing a mixture of stand-up comedians a…
Get ready for trouble! Accordion-punk auteur, Strangely’s ‘rollicking, singalong, one-man cabaret riot’ (BroadwayBaby.
The best place for discovering new comedy on the Fringe! Join us for a weekly line-up of comedians, all making their Pleasance debuts this year.
For the first time, Die Roten Punkte’s Otto and Astrid bring their late night cult hit to Edinburgh! A ganz-toll line-up of musical comedy, variety and party game madness from Berl…
Join multi award-winning comedian Jayde Adams in Kahuzzi! A night chock-full of laughter and featuring the hottest acts from around the festival, all month long.
‘Takes in everything from music to comedy and is characterised by an emphasis on truth’ (Independent).
Pippa Evans is probably the most infectious person you’ll meet at this year’s Fringe.
Just arrived? Then here’s the showcase just for you.
This is how your night at the Fringe ends, not with a whimper, but a bang! Join us as we present the hottest up and coming acts from all across the Fringe for our late night revue.
Straight from London’s comedy and cabaret circuit: Harry Scott-Moncrieff, Faye Treacy, Steve Mclean and Oh Standfast return following their hit run of 2014 (Daily Mirror, Pick of t…
“We are the first show… in the Edinburgh Fringe Guide” magicians Malin Nilsson and Charlie Caper crow happily, claiming this as the reason for their strangely named show.
Now in its eighth year, Forth on the Fringe is the largest showcase event of Fringe entertainment.
Despite the exceptional charm of host Bruce Devlin, the acts for Cabaret at Le Monde tonight lack conviction; performers having seemingly little motive other than to plug their own…
A must-see cocktail of the best in sensational cabaret, comedy, burlesque and musical entertainment.
The Vegas 3 – the best show in town performing an hour of the finest swing ever sung by Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jnr, as well as some of the other great showmen of th…
Game old trout and enthusiast for all things Scottish, Myrtle offers a lifetime of observations on many splendid things: love, comedy, the demise of the gusset, Rabbie Burns, decre…
All the short jokes got told and this is what happens next. Stand-up and general malarkey from the circuit’s fourth smallest comic.
An hour and a half of top-quality comedy by the best acts at the Fringe chosen by London’s famous Soho Comedy Club, rated by Time Out as one of the Top 10 Best Comedy Clubs in Lo…
Fringe favourite Best of Burlesque returns to Assembly for a third triumphant year with a special World Burlesque Games Euro semi-finals edition.
Award-winning comedians play classic, rare and brand new videogames in the battle to become Edinburgh’s Games Master.
Nicole Henriksen defies categorisation.
A fast-moving, award-winning comedy show featuring original songs, sketches, satire, stand-up and a caption competition to win an excellent bottle of wine.
Brice is back with a host of silly characters.
From the award-winning star of Catastrophe (Channel 4) and Uncle (BBC3), and the producers of award-winning megashow The Wrestling comes the anarchic late night gang-show of your d…
The hottest ticket of the Fringe is back! Treat yourself to a late night date with Lili la Scala and her glittering cavalcade of Cabarati.
A renegade Gameshow for the austerity generation.
Unique nightly events where performance and art intertwine.
One man, three hilarious comedy acts.
Sketch duo That Pair offer warped children’s entertainment that all adults can enjoy.
Some people know exactly what to say, exactly what to think and exactly how to behave.
Grab a beer, nurse your hangover and relax.
Life’s weightier questions are thoroughly demolished in Dan Lees’ Brainchild, an award-winning physical comedy that veers from the profound to the ridiculous.
It’s a brave soul who chooses to sit in the front row of In Your Face, Nina Conti’s latest helping of deconstructive ventriloquism.
Fast Fringe is a comedy showcase of comedy and variety acts from all over the fringe with a simple but entertaining premise: each performer, all selected by comedy website Chortle,…
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