George Egg: Movable Feast

George Egg: Movable Feast

Last year’s sell-out show returns for one week only. 

Mrs Weatherby's Concert Party

Mrs Weatherby's Concert Party

An evening of good, old-fashioned Scottish entertainment, featuring some of Edinburgh’s best-known performers. 

Dodo Circus and the Doomsday Disco

Dodo Circus and the Doomsday Disco

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. 

The Voodoo Rooms Cabaret

The Voodoo Rooms Cabaret

A thrilling intimate showcase sees our hilarious Master of ceremonies introduce a cast of outrageous performers including world-class comedians, astonishing magicians, cabaret croo… 

Best of the Fest

Best of the Fest

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

Spank!

Spank!

Spank! returns for an incredible 17th year with hilarious hosts, awesome comedians and gratuitous nudity. 

Forth on the Fringe

Forth on the Fringe

Now in its 13th year, Forth on the Fringe is the largest showcase event of Fringe entertainment available at this year’s festival. 

The Bubble Show

The Bubble Show

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… 

Ray Fordyce's Cosy Evening In With Pals

Ray Fordyce's Cosy Evening In With Pals

Ray Fordyce is back once again to host an amazing suppertime show to amuse and entertain any Fringe audience. 

Clash of the Tight Tens

Clash of the Tight Tens

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

Tom Crosbie: Nerd Degree Burn

Tom Crosbie: Nerd Degree Burn

Somehow, Tom Crosbie, the nerd’s nerd, never actually got a degree. 

Card Ninja

Card Ninja

Warning: This show contains ninjas not magic. 

Mandy Muden: Is Not the Invisible Woman

Mandy Muden: Is Not the Invisible Woman

As Mandy Muden inexplicably emerges from a tiny suitcase on stage, clad in a leopard print ensemble, she is anything but invisible. 

Piñata

Piñata

Piñata! That DIY alternative comedy variety art party sell-out sensation from South London. 

Aaah! The Fringe of the Fringe is back!

Aaah! The Fringe of the Fringe is back!

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!… 

Silent Disco Show

Silent Disco Show

Part show, part disco, all party! Electric live performances and three channels of music to choose from on your glowing headphones. 

Blockbusters

Blockbusters

A comedic dash through the big-hitters of the Bible, courtesy of the Blockbusters board and in the company of two accomplished storytellers. 

Pick of the Fringe

Pick of the Fringe

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

Stay Loyal to the Royals

Stay Loyal to the Royals

YouTube sensation, the Queen, is bringing her unique brand of Christmas messages live to the stage. 

Funny Women on the Fringe

Funny Women on the Fringe

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

The Kaye Hole

The Kaye Hole

Shabbat shalom misfits, Reuben Kaye is back in town. 

The Dots

The Dots

Within a basement room of the Hanover Suite (Venue 119) is perhaps the best musical sketch comedy you will find this Fringe. 

Mat Ricardo's Varieties

Mat Ricardo's Varieties

The word ‘legend’ is bandied about a bit too much these days. 

DCGK's Chicken Box Pencil Case

DCGK's Chicken Box Pencil Case

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

Jive Aces Big Beat Revue

Jive Aces Big Beat Revue

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… 

Being Frank About Sinatra

Being Frank About Sinatra

‘If it weren’t for music, I would’ve ended up in a life of crime. 

Jonny's Panel Show (Really Good)

Jonny's Panel Show (Really Good)

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… 

Twonkey’s Ten Year Twitch

Twonkey’s Ten Year Twitch

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. 

Paris de Nuit

Paris de Nuit

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… 

Stamptown Comedy Night

Stamptown Comedy Night

Sold-out run: Melbourne International Comedy Festival (2019). 

An Objectively Funny Night

An Objectively Funny Night

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

Big Tops and Tiny Tots Circus Show

Big Tops and Tiny Tots Circus Show

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… 

Charlie Caper – Sleight of Hand

Charlie Caper – Sleight of Hand

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… 

Benefit in Aid of Silver Line

Benefit in Aid of Silver Line

The Silver Line is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day. 

Brewhemia's Festival Showcase

Brewhemia's Festival Showcase

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. 

Mervyn Stutter's Pick of the Fringe

Mervyn Stutter's Pick of the Fringe

‘It’s like the Royal Variety Show of the Fringe’. 

Best of the Fest... Later

Best of the Fest... Later

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

Man of Mischief Presents... Living the Dream

Man of Mischief Presents... Living the Dream

Magic. 

Planet Verth

Planet Verth

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… 

The Jazz Bar Presents: Funk, Blues, Jazz and Soul

The Jazz Bar Presents: Funk, Blues, Jazz and Soul

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… 

Sugar Rush: The Best of the Fringe

Sugar Rush: The Best of the Fringe

Is the Fringe guide too wide and confusing? We understand. 

All-Star Comedy Cabaret

All-Star Comedy Cabaret

A spectacular mixed bill variety show bursting with the best stand-ups, character comedians, musical acts and the most original performers at the Fringe. 

Escaping Trump's America

Escaping Trump's America

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

Best of the Fest

Best of the Fest

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

Spank!

Spank!

Spank! returns for an incredible 16th year with hilarious hosts, awesome comedians and gratuitous nudity. 

Cabaret at Le Monde

Cabaret at Le Monde

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… 

Burlesque at Le Monde

Burlesque at Le Monde

Kick off your weekend as we mix you a heady cocktail of burlesque at Le Monde’s Dirty Martini Lounge. 

The Five-Thirty Cabaret

The Five-Thirty Cabaret

The perfect appetiser for your early evening on the Fringe. 

The Lady Boys of Bangkok – The Greatest Showgirls Tour

The Lady Boys of Bangkok – The Greatest Showgirls Tour

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… 

The Vagabonds of Comedy

The Vagabonds of Comedy

An exquisitely silly variety night, featuring an assorted selection of comedy, cabaret and musical acts from around the Fringe. 

Huggers

Huggers

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. 

Huggers

Huggers

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. 

Clash of the Tight Tens

Clash of the Tight Tens

Andy Quirk presents his pick of the finest Fringe comedians performing ten-minute tasters of their full-length shows. 

The Jam Society

The Jam Society

Directly from the theatres of Amsterdam, this show brings you equal parts of comedy cabaret, variety show and musical extravaganza. 

Best of Scottish Comedian of the Year

Best of Scottish Comedian of the Year

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

Ray Fordyce's Six O'Clock Supper With Salt'n'Sauce

Ray Fordyce's Six O'Clock Supper With Salt'n'Sauce

Ray Fordyce is back to host an early evening feast of comedy, music and entertainment from all over the world. 

Clash of the Tight Tens

Clash of the Tight Tens

Andy Quirk presents his pick of the finest Fringe comedians performing ten-minute tasters of their full-length shows. 

Chubby White's Variety Night

Chubby White's Variety Night

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. 

Best of Cabaret

Best of Cabaret

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… 

Aaron Crow: FearLess

Aaron Crow: FearLess

Aaron Crow is a unique, international award-winning artist, best known for his recent spectacular appearances on America’s Got Talent. 

Nina Conti: Work in Progress

Nina Conti: Work in Progress

British Comedy Award winner Nina Conti is boldly experimenting and discovering fresh ideas as she develops her next new show. 

C for Free

C for Free

Daily diet of live highlights from across the festivals. 

Fast Fringe

Fast Fringe

So many comedians, so little time! 12 top comedy and variety acts perform ridiculously short sets in one furiously fast-paced showcase. 

Mr Thing

Mr Thing

The critically acclaimed cult comedy chat show thing is back! Welcome to the multimedia mayhem of Mr. 

Tom Crosbie: Nerd World Problems

Tom Crosbie: Nerd World Problems

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’… 

The Fringe of the Fringe

The Fringe of the Fringe

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… 

Pick of the Fringe

Pick of the Fringe

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! 

Terra Is a Warm Gun

Terra Is a Warm Gun

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

Nutty Noah: You Might Die!

Nutty Noah: You Might Die!

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. 

Nerd Time's a Charm

Nerd Time's a Charm

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. 

Bongo Club Cabaret vs Cancer

Bongo Club Cabaret vs Cancer

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 Nightcap

Comedy Nightcap

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… 

Blueswater Presents: The Big Blues Showcase

Blueswater Presents: The Big Blues Showcase

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. 

Kids Do Forth on the Fringe

Kids Do Forth on the Fringe

Returning for 2018, Kids Do Forth on the Fringe presents some of the best names in children’s entertainment. 

Stamptown Comedy Night

Stamptown Comedy Night

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… 

Barnardo's Big Comedy Benefit

Barnardo's Big Comedy Benefit

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. 

The Establishment: Le Bureau de Strange

The Establishment: Le Bureau de Strange

Side-splitting, stiff-upper-lipped hilarity from critically acclaimed duo Dan Lees and Neil Frost, plus very special guests. 

Musical Comedy Guide Showcase

Musical Comedy Guide Showcase

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). 

Cam Spence and Jodie Mitchell: The New Babes

Cam Spence and Jodie Mitchell: The New Babes

Join two rising stars of comedy on their journey to the top in an easy-going lunch-time show. 

#Jollyboat: Bards Against Humanity

#Jollyboat: Bards Against Humanity

Fringe legends Jollyboat play their new comedy songs, following a sell-out national tour and the first JollyCon fan convention. 

The Edinburgh Revue Is All at Sea

The Edinburgh Revue Is All at Sea

The Edinburgh Revue – the Titanic of comedy. 

Mervyn Stutter's Pick of the Fringe

Mervyn Stutter's Pick of the Fringe

It’s like the Royal Variety Show of the Fringe. 

Jazz Bar Music

Jazz Bar Music

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 … 

#Jollyboat: Why Do Nerds Suddenly Appear? (The Best Of Jollyboat)

#Jollyboat: Why Do Nerds Suddenly Appear? (The Best Of Jollyboat)

It’s not the Fringe without Jollyboat! The cult hit, back for their ninth year. 

Action Figure Archive With Steve McLean

Action Figure Archive With Steve McLean

Steve opens his old toy box and rediscovers your faves from He-Man, Transformers, Star Wars and many more (about three more). 

Late Night Lip Service

Late Night Lip Service

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… 

Best of the Fest

Best of the Fest

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… 

The Eve Complex

The Eve Complex

Why do women go to the toilet in pairs? They time travel! Join Lolie and Lou on their intergalactic comedy adventures. 

Elaine Davidson's Kinky Freakshow

Elaine Davidson's Kinky Freakshow

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. 

The Lady Boys of Bangkok – Wonder Women Tour

The Lady Boys of Bangkok – Wonder Women Tour

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… 

Forth on the Fringe

Forth on the Fringe

Returning for it’s 10th year, Forth on the Fringe is the largest showcase event of Fringe entertainment available at this year’s festival. 

Danger Strip Show

Danger Strip Show

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… 

The Five-Thirty Cabaret

The Five-Thirty Cabaret

The perfect appetiser for your early evening on the Fringe. 

Sister Mary's Playtime @ Teatime

Sister Mary's Playtime @ Teatime

Sister Mary McArthur returns to the Fringe following her triumphant five-star show of 2017. 

Spank!

Spank!

Spank! returns for an incredible 15th year with hilarious hosts, awesome comedians and gratuitous nudity. 

Rotating Roster of Erudite Amusements and Motley Delights

Rotating Roster of Erudite Amusements and Motley Delights

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. 

Revill's Selection – Free

Revill's Selection – Free

“Get your afternoon off to the perfect start with Revill’s Selection. 

Midnight Marauders

Midnight Marauders

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… 

Afternoon Tea With Ray Fordyce and Other Spiffing Personnages

Afternoon Tea With Ray Fordyce and Other Spiffing Personnages

Ray Fordyce is back again to host a delightful afternoon of comedy and entertainment to brighten any Fringe day. 

C venues vibrant vivacious variety

C venues vibrant vivacious variety

Comedy! Circus! Cabaret! A Festival feast of live performance. 

C venues vibrant vivacious variety

C venues vibrant vivacious variety

Comedy! Circus! Cabaret! A Festival feast of live performance. 

C venues vibrant vivacious variety

C venues vibrant vivacious variety

Comedy! Circus! Cabaret! A Festival feast of live performance. 

C venues vibrant vivacious variety

C venues vibrant vivacious variety

Comedy! Circus! Cabaret! A Festival feast of live performance. 

Clash of the Tight Tens

Clash of the Tight Tens

Andy Quirk presents his pick of the finest Fringe comedians performing ten-minute tasters of their full-length shows. 

Fast Fringe

Fast Fringe

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

Fringe Film Festival

Fringe Film Festival

Returning for its 13th season, C’s critically-acclaimed curated programme showcases silver screen shorts and contemporary filmmakers all day, every day. 

Mr Thing

Mr Thing

The live, chaotic, comedy chat show Thing. 

C for Free

C for Free

Daily diet of live highlights from across the festivals. 

C venues vibrant vivacious variety

C venues vibrant vivacious variety

Comedy! Circus! Cabaret! A Festival feast of live performance. 

C venues vibrant vivacious variety

C venues vibrant vivacious variety

Comedy! Circus! Cabaret! A Festival feast of live performance. 

The Final Fling: Roaring 20s

The Final Fling: Roaring 20s

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… 

The Fringe of the Fringe

The Fringe of the Fringe

An impromptu evening of entertainment. 

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarrghhh! It’s the Last Ever Increasingly Prestigious Malcolm Hardee Comedy Awards Show – and It’s Free!

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarrghhh! It’s the Last Ever Increasingly Prestigious Malcolm Hardee Comedy Awards Show – and It’s Free!

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… 

Pick of the Fringe

Pick of the Fringe

A specialist corporate evening which brings a hand-picked selection of top acts from the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Chris Forbes: Unquiet Mind

Chris Forbes: Unquiet Mind

‘This is not an insultive show’, says the amiable and bearded Forbes, relaxing us into a state of lethargy. 

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

The world’s best beer festival meets the world’s biggest arts festival. 

Spank!

Spank!

I spent last night from the hours of midnight to 2am being belittled, insulted and berated in every way I could imagine. 

Polynesian Paradise

Polynesian Paradise

Come get Tiki with us in our Polynesian Paradise. 

The Wrestling

The Wrestling

Clotheslines versus punchlines – the biggest show in the history of Edinburgh is back. 

Manic Pixie Dream Girls

Manic Pixie Dream Girls

The girls are back in town. 

A Jacobites Rising

A Jacobites Rising

An evening to celebrate the history and heritage of bonnie Scotland. 

Alternative Comedy Memorial Society (ACMS)

Alternative Comedy Memorial Society (ACMS)

A keen observer may initially notice that Thom Tuck and John Luke Roberts, who host ACMS together, aren’t exactly a traditional double act. 

Chinese Arts and Culture Festival Day Two

Chinese Arts and Culture Festival Day Two

SCCC will carry on the splendid programme during the second day of the event. 

Chinese Arts and Culture Festival Day One

Chinese Arts and Culture Festival Day One

SCCC is proud to present splendid programme for audiences. 

Blueswater Presents: The Big Blues Showcase

Blueswater Presents: The Big Blues Showcase

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. 

Escaping Trump's America

Escaping Trump's America

I’ll start off by saying that the lack of an audience on this particular viewing did not afford much opportunity to the performers. 

Ru Jazzle's Bingo Ball

Ru Jazzle's Bingo Ball

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. 

F**k Tinder

F**k Tinder

The only comedy night exclusively for single people. 

Pastor Jambus' Holy Haus of Pop

Pastor Jambus' Holy Haus of Pop

Pastor Jambus and his congregation of sinners are ready to show you the most heavenly spectacle this side of the Atlantic. 

The Lady Boys of Bangkok – Who Runs the World Tour

The Lady Boys of Bangkok – Who Runs the World Tour

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… 

Womb Raider

Womb Raider

Returning for their 18th show at the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Cabareilidh

Cabareilidh

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… 

The Lock-In Cabaret

The Lock-In Cabaret

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… 

Sunday Brunch

Sunday Brunch

We Brewhemians love Sunday brunch, it lasts all day and it’s a family affair. 

Best of the Fest

Best of the Fest

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… 

Anarchy Cabaret III

Anarchy Cabaret III

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. 

Mervyn Stutter's Pick of the Fringe

Mervyn Stutter's Pick of the Fringe

It’s like the Royal Variety Show of the Fringe. 

Myrtle Throgmorton: Stuffed and Mounted

Myrtle Throgmorton: Stuffed and Mounted

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… 

The Sweet Release

The Sweet Release

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. 

Phil Nichol: The Asylum

Phil Nichol: The Asylum

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. 

The Rise and Fall of Marcus Monroe

The Rise and Fall of Marcus Monroe

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. 

Nasty Women on the Fringe – Sajeela Kershi and Friends

Nasty Women on the Fringe – Sajeela Kershi and Friends

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… 

Marcus Ryan – Love Me Tinder – Free

Marcus Ryan – Love Me Tinder – Free

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… 

Afternoon Tea With Ray Fordyce and Other Thoroughly Pleasant People

Afternoon Tea With Ray Fordyce and Other Thoroughly Pleasant People

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. 

Magic Travel With Hello Potter and Uno

Magic Travel With Hello Potter and Uno

Do you want to watch the best family show? You have to come and see this! Magic, balloon twisting, hand shadows, comedy. 

Howl at the Moon

Howl at the Moon

Our piano maestros, accompanied by the house band, duel head to head on baby grands to get you dancing on the tables. 

Fast Fringe

Fast Fringe

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

Card Ninja

Card Ninja

Warning: this show contains ninjas, not magic. 

London Hughes: Superstar

London Hughes: Superstar

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. 

Smut Slam Cabaret: where sex and storytelling collide

Smut Slam Cabaret: where sex and storytelling collide

Smut Slam is a raucous celebration of sex in all it’s glorious, awkward and heart-warming forms. 

The Last Hurrah

The Last Hurrah

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, … 

House of Verse

House of Verse

One entertaining community. 

Griffin and Jones: Slapdash Magic

Griffin and Jones: Slapdash Magic

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. 

Escape: A Magic Show

Escape: A Magic Show

Escape the mundane and the everyday and see the world through the eyes of a magician. 

Peter Antoniou: 'Psychic' Comedian

Peter Antoniou: 'Psychic' Comedian

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… 

B.fest @ The Level

B.fest @ The Level

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Simon Warner's Viva Hypnosis

Simon Warner's Viva Hypnosis

“Incredibly Funny!” (SG Fringe), “Redefining Comedy Hypnotism” (British Comedy Guide). 

Lambs to the s-Laughter

Lambs to the s-Laughter

Lambs to the s-Laughter showcases the very best of new comedy talent from around the UK. 

A Dirtier Weekend with Der Wunderlich Revue

A Dirtier Weekend with Der Wunderlich Revue

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 … 

It's My Funeral and I'll Throw Glitter if I Want To

It's My Funeral and I'll Throw Glitter if I Want To

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… 

A Clown Fairytale

A Clown Fairytale

Do you like humour, the world of clowns, excesses, beautiful and unlikely stories of love? With Dandy Danno and Diva G. 

Kuan-Wen and The Closet of Curiosities

Kuan-Wen and The Closet of Curiosities

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… 

Mat Ricardo: Showman

Mat Ricardo: Showman

Fast hands, smart mouth. 

Carnesky's Finishing School: Brighton Fringe Graduation Night

Carnesky's Finishing School: Brighton Fringe Graduation Night

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. 

Gould & McCarthy: Death, Goths, Kittens & Other Cute Things

Gould & McCarthy: Death, Goths, Kittens & Other Cute Things

Brighton comics Vicky Gould and Joe McCarthy join forces to bring you an hour of quirky off-beat humour. 

Sooz Kempner: Sooz on Film

Sooz Kempner: Sooz on Film

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. 

Two Singular Sensations

Two Singular Sensations

Statistically, January is the month in which tickets to musicals sell best, largely due to the miserable weather and post-Christmas blues. 

Julie Jepson: Randomonium

Julie Jepson: Randomonium

Lamb Comedy are beside themselves with excitement to be welcoming Barcelona’s No. 

Comedy Happy Hour: The Chat Show

Comedy Happy Hour: The Chat Show

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… 

Dignity Off

Dignity Off

Get ready to laugh at the regular comedic odd couple. 

Zach Zucker: Human Person

Zach Zucker: Human Person

Winner: Rising Star, The Media Eye, 2016. 

Spiegeltent: Heart Of The Fringe Show

Spiegeltent: Heart Of The Fringe Show

A special Spiegeltent charity showcase with the very best ‘Heart of the Fringe’ performers helping kick off the season. 

Ladies Marmalade

Ladies Marmalade

Ladies Marmalade is a show with 3 unusual and hilarious women who will make you taste different flavours of comedy . 

Hoo-Haa

Hoo-Haa

Two very different award-winning comedians join forces to bring you a magnificent hour of ‘Hoo-Haa’! David Jordan and Ingrid Dahle invite you to experience the pinnacle of enter… 

Pick of the Fringe Launch Night Special

Pick of the Fringe Launch Night Special

Pick of the Fringe Launch Night Special, kicked off Brighton Fringe at The Warren with fragments of 7 shows. 

The Tim Bat Trick Show

The Tim Bat Trick Show

Gentleman juggler and unwitting clown Tim Bat performs his impressive repertoire of amazing tricks with aplomb. 

Aaaand it’s back! Twig The Pixie’s Family Funsplosion!

Aaaand it’s back! Twig The Pixie’s Family Funsplosion!

Twig the Pixie has lost his marbles! Help him find them in this hit stand-up comedy spectacular for all generations of the family. 

Pick of the Fringe

Pick of the Fringe

Not sure what to see? Don’t fret, we’ve done the work for you and hand-picked this week’s top tips. 

The Late Night Shop Cabaret

The Late Night Shop Cabaret

“Blurring the lines between burlesque and performance art, their prodigious dumb shows are an unparalleled joy in British variety” (This Is Cabaret). 

About an hour

About an hour

Join Jules, Catherine and Roz for about an hour of stand-up comedy. 

Ida Barr: Never Heard The Like

Ida Barr: Never Heard The Like

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 … 

The Cult of Comedy presents...

The Cult of Comedy presents...

An hour of entertainment from musicians, clowns and wordmongers of all flavours, local and international, showcasing the best Brighton Fringe has to offer. 

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe

A selection of the very best stand-up comedy at Brighton Fringe. 

The Lady Boys of Bangkok: Who Runs the World Tour

The Lady Boys of Bangkok: Who Runs the World Tour

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… 

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

Winner: Best Comedy, Brighton Fringe 2016. 

Circus'sission: Those That Made The Cut!

Circus'sission: Those That Made The Cut!

A variety mash-up of circus superstars, Spiegeltent legends and the hottest acts of this year's Brighton Fringe. 

The Late Show

The Late Show

The legendary late show returns. 

Jody Kamali is The Incredible Man of Mystery

Jody Kamali is The Incredible Man of Mystery

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… 

Pollyanna

Pollyanna

The Paradise Palms is a difficult venue in which to perform. 

Pick of the Fringe

Pick of the Fringe

A specialist corporate evening for companies and guests to enjoy a selection of Fringe acts over dinner, in a relaxed and enjoyable entertaining environment. 

Scunthorpe Cooperative Junior Choir

Scunthorpe Cooperative Junior Choir

Scunthorpe Cooperative Junior Choir has over 75 members aged 9-19 years. 

Out of the Box – Adult Comedy and Variety Show

Out of the Box – Adult Comedy and Variety Show

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

Scunthorpe Cooperative Junior Choir

Scunthorpe Cooperative Junior Choir has over 75 members aged 9-19 years. 

60 Acts in 60 Minutes

60 Acts in 60 Minutes

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. 

Ali Brice Presents Home is Where Eric Meat is

Ali Brice Presents Home is Where Eric Meat is

We join Eric Meat on what is a sad occasion: the day is due to move out of his childhood home. 

Mervyn's 25th Gala Show

Mervyn's 25th Gala Show

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. 

The Funny Brothers

The Funny Brothers

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

Chinese Arts and Culture Festival (Morning)

Chinese Arts and Culture Festival (Morning)

Scotland and China Chamber of Commerce is proud to present to you the second Edinburgh Chinese Arts and Culture Festival. 

Chinese Arts and Culture Festival (Afternoon)

Chinese Arts and Culture Festival (Afternoon)

Scotland and China Chamber of Commerce is proud to present to you the second Edinburgh Chinese Arts and Culture Festival. 

Christine Bovill’s Paris

Christine Bovill’s Paris

Award-winning chanteuse, Christine Bovill has built her reputation on the massively successful sell-out show, Piaf. 

Kids Do Forth on the Fringe

Kids Do Forth on the Fringe

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. 

Enchanté

Enchanté

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… 

Redmond, Cook and Bagshaw: The Smooth Hour

Redmond, Cook and Bagshaw: The Smooth Hour

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… 

2 Girls, 1 Cup of Comedy

2 Girls, 1 Cup of Comedy

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. 

Mervyn Stutter's Pick of the Fringe

Mervyn Stutter's Pick of 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 … 

Nerd Do Well

Nerd Do Well

‘The world’s most talented nerd!’ (The Trickery, Aberdeen). 

Pippa Evans: Same Same but Different

Pippa Evans: Same Same but Different

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 Sweet Release

The Sweet Release

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. 

Vive La Variété

Vive La Variété

Vaudeville, comedy and cabaret are all on the menu in a five-star feast of first-rate fun. 

Forth on the Fringe

Forth on the Fringe

Now in its ninth year, Forth on the Fringe is the largest showcase event of Fringe entertainment available at this year’s festival. 

Frank Sanazi's Das Vegas Four: Zis Time It's War

Frank Sanazi's Das Vegas Four: Zis Time It's War

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… 

The Funny Brothers

The Funny Brothers

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

Light Relief

Light Relief

Award-winning, fast-moving comedy show from London, featuring Geoff Cotton and special guest Fiona Barclay. 

Afternoon Tea With Ray Fordyce and Casual Acquaintances

Afternoon Tea With Ray Fordyce and Casual Acquaintances

After a gap year, Ray Fordyce is back to host an afternoon of entertainment and comedy treats. 

The Late Stage Cabaret

The Late Stage Cabaret

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… 

Fast Fringe

Fast Fringe

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

Huggers (Free Festival)

Huggers (Free Festival)

The hugely enjoyable and popular show returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for its sixth successive year. 

Balloonatics

Balloonatics

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.  

Huggers (Free Festival)

Huggers (Free Festival)

The hugely enjoyable and popular show returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for its sixth successive year. 

Cabaret Whore Presents: La Poule Plombée

Cabaret Whore Presents: La Poule Plombée

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… 

The Last Hurrah

The Last Hurrah

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… 

Dynamite Boogaloo

Dynamite Boogaloo

Brighton’s legendary pop’n’cabaret knees-up returns to Brighton Fringe. 

The Tiger Lillies

The Tiger Lillies

The Tiger Lillies are a band that everyone should experience at least once in their life times. 

EastEnd Cabaret: Perverts

EastEnd Cabaret: Perverts

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

Hannah Brackenbury: Jumbled

Hannah Brackenbury: Jumbled

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! 

Showtime with Cabaret Boheme

Showtime with Cabaret Boheme

Sparkling host Veronica and her troupe of performers bring their mix of entertainment with all the skill, charm and cheek you could want. 

A Really Really Big Modern Telly

A Really Really Big Modern Telly

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… 

Twisted and Tongue Tied

Twisted and Tongue Tied

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… 

Funny Women Awards 2016

Funny Women Awards 2016

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… 

Cabaret Burlesque

Cabaret Burlesque

Join Valentina del Pearls and four other leading lights of French New Burlesque for a remarkable revue bringing together glitter, glamour and humour. 

Black Cat Cabaret

Black Cat Cabaret

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. 

Upside Down & Inside Out

Upside Down & Inside Out

Two English gentlemen (or are they?) pull surprises out of the hat (and the audience). 

Electric Cabaret Presents 'Moulin Rouge'

Electric Cabaret Presents 'Moulin Rouge'

Enchanting songbird and hostess Lilian Lake welcomes you to the Moulin Rouge. 

Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show

Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show

Tommy Cooper, with his impeccable timing, love of slapstick and one-liners was a true comic genius. 

High Jinx

High Jinx

Republic is home to Michael Jordan’s ‘High Jinx’ magic and illusion show during this year’s Brighton Fringe. 

Funny Women: Time of the Month

Funny Women: Time of the Month

Funny Women’s share and gig night is perfect for comedy lovers and beginners. 

Briefs

Briefs

“Politics doesn’t have to be dull. 

Club Briefs

Club Briefs

Cult cabaret hooligans Briefs present this late-night romp of disco dancing and pop-up performance. 

Know My Neighbour Pop Up Cafe

Know My Neighbour Pop Up Cafe

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… 

Doctor in the House

Doctor in the House

Having left the UK for sunny Australia, Dr Ahmed returns to share the comical aspects of being a modern day GP. 

Kemptown Carnival

Kemptown Carnival

An evening of legendary psychotropic tales. 

A Threesome

A Threesome

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

Comedy Club 4 Kids

“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. 

Help! I think I Might Be Fabulous

Help! I think I Might Be Fabulous

With his unique take on drag, Alfie has become a stand-out act in the UK cabaret scene. 

Brazil: Encounter of Cultures

Brazil: Encounter of Cultures

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… 

A Bit of Magic with Stu & friends

A Bit of Magic with Stu & friends

Bringing together the best magic, comedy, and cabaret acts at Brighton Fringe, comedy magician Stu Turner hosts a smorgasbord of entertainment. 

It's Bound to be Right on the Night

It's Bound to be Right on the Night

“Actually” Gay Men’s Chorus are celebrating their 10th anniversary with performances dating back to the very beginning. 

Tales of Sin

Tales of Sin

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… 

King of the Fringe

King of the Fringe

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 … 

The Ruby Darlings

The Ruby Darlings

The Ruby Darlings give an outrageously honest yet totally sexy look at life with a vagina. 

Albion in the Community Fundraiser

Albion in the Community Fundraiser

A selection of the finest comedians come together to raise funds for Albion in the Community, the charitable arm of Brighton & Hove Albion. 

Lunchtime Performances

Lunchtime Performances

BBC Sussex is delighted to be a radio supporter of Brighton Fringe 2016. 

All The Nice Girls

All The Nice Girls

Fascinating, touching and truly enlightening, this lesbian musical romance tells the story of forgotten Variety stars Gwen Farrar and Norah Blaney. 

The Lady Boys of Bangkok - Forever Yours... x Tour

The Lady Boys of Bangkok - Forever Yours... x Tour

This was my first close encounter with the Lady Boys; I’ve never been to Bangkok, but I’ve seen The Hangover II. 

Once Upon a Time

Once Upon a Time

Join us on a journey through the magical forest where three fairy tales are imaginatively brought to life. 

Huggers

Huggers

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… 

Amazing Bubble Man

Amazing Bubble Man

Louis thrills audiences with bubble art, magic and science. 

Cassie Atkinson: Supernumerary Rainbow

Cassie Atkinson: Supernumerary Rainbow

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

Bob and Jim: The Rest of The Lot

Bob and Jim: The Rest of The Lot

Bob and Jim do ‘The Rest of The Lot’. 

Broadway Lunchbox

Broadway Lunchbox

A Musical Mash Up: West End and Broadway in under 50 minutes. A different show each week. 

The Sweet Release

The Sweet Release

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. 

The Late Show

The Late Show

Fancy more Fringe? Join us for the best in laid-back, late-night entertainment at The Warren. 

Improv Deathmatch

Improv Deathmatch

An improvised comedy show where two teams battle to see who can make the audience laugh hardest. 

The Paul Laight Show

The Paul Laight Show

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. 

Tall Women in Clogs

Tall Women in Clogs

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), … 

Aaabeduation – A Magic Show

Aaabeduation – A Magic Show

“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. 

The Wow Wow Show! with Dan Clark

The Wow Wow Show! with Dan Clark

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… 

Pippa Evans: There Are No Guilty Pleasures

Pippa Evans: There Are No Guilty Pleasures

Pippa Evans is probably the most infectious person you’ll meet at this year’s Fringe. 

Nina Conti: In Your Face

Nina Conti: In Your Face

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 … 

Edinburgh Metal Party 2015

Edinburgh Metal Party 2015

Edinburgh’s biggest alternative event of the year! A wild night of Scottish metal bands, burlesque and comedy headlined by reggae/metal heavyweights Skindred. 

That Pair: Letting It Go

That Pair: Letting It Go

Sketch duo That Pair offer warped children’s entertainment that all adults can enjoy. 

Al Murray: The Pub Landlord's Summer Saloon

Al Murray: The Pub Landlord's Summer Saloon

The nation’s favourite pub landlord turns pop-up publican and invites you to his jumped-up tent saloon. 

Fast Fringe

Fast Fringe

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,… 

The Five-Thirty Cabaret at the Famous Spiegeltent

The Five-Thirty Cabaret at the Famous Spiegeltent

The perfect appetizer for your evening on the Fringe. 

Soapy Smith's Alaskana Extravaganza

Soapy Smith's Alaskana Extravaganza

A madcap vaudeville style comedy set during the Alaskan gold rush of 1896. 

Nina Conti: In Your Face

Nina Conti: In Your Face

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. 

Best of HUB

Best of HUB

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… 

Lush Spa Nights

Lush Spa Nights

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 … 

Comedy Club 4 Kids 4 Grown-Ups

Comedy Club 4 Kids 4 Grown-Ups

Metaphorically, if our afternoon Comedy Club 4 Kids shows are Doctor Who, then this is the Torchwood spin-off. 

Late Night Variety with The Martini Encounter

Late Night Variety with The Martini Encounter

A cheeky dollop of late night variety, hosted by the witty and playful ukulele strumming, close harmony singing trio – The Martini Encounter. 

Funny Women Awards 2015 Semi-Final

Funny Women Awards 2015 Semi-Final

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. 

Kids Do Forth on the Fringe

Kids Do Forth on the Fringe

Returning for a third year, Kids Do Forth on the Fringe presents a morning of some of the best names in children’s entertainment. 

Cabaret at Le Monde

Cabaret at Le Monde

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… 

Barry from Watford's Bingo Bonanza

Barry from Watford's Bingo Bonanza

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… 

The Bollywood Express

The Bollywood Express

Bollywood. 

Roaring Accordion

Roaring Accordion

Get ready for trouble! Accordion-punk auteur, Strangely’s ‘rollicking, singalong, one-man cabaret riot’ (BroadwayBaby. 

HUB Fresh

HUB Fresh

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. 

Die Roten Punkte – Haus Party

Die Roten Punkte – Haus Party

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… 

Stand-Up Tragedy

Stand-Up Tragedy

‘Takes in everything from music to comedy and is characterised by an emphasis on truth’ (Independent). 

Mervyn Stutter's Pick of the Fringe

Mervyn Stutter's Pick of the Fringe

Just arrived? Then here’s the showcase just for you. 

The Sweet Release

The Sweet Release

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. 

Anarchy Cabaret (Return of the Tight Six)

Anarchy Cabaret (Return of the Tight Six)

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… 

Jayde Adams' Kahuzzi!

Jayde Adams' Kahuzzi!

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. 

Soho Comedy at the Fringe

Soho Comedy at the Fringe

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… 

Forth on the Fringe

Forth on the Fringe

Now in its eighth year, Forth on the Fringe is the largest showcase event of Fringe entertainment. 

Jo Coffey: Curiously Caffeinated

Jo Coffey: Curiously Caffeinated

All the short jokes got told and this is what happens next. Stand-up and general malarkey from the circuit’s fourth smallest comic.  

Myrtle Throgmorton, Ancient Heckler

Myrtle Throgmorton, Ancient Heckler

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… 

Vive La Variété

Vive La Variété

A must-see cocktail of the best in sensational cabaret, comedy, burlesque and musical entertainment. 

The Vegas 3

The Vegas 3

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… 

Tom Binns: The Club Sets

Tom Binns: The Club Sets

One man, three hilarious comedy acts. 

Ken Crystal Afternoon Showcase

Ken Crystal Afternoon Showcase

Grab a beer, nurse your hangover and relax. 

Kate Lucas – Work in Progress

Kate Lucas – Work in Progress

Some people know exactly what to say, exactly what to think and exactly how to behave. 

Miss Behave's Gameshow

Miss Behave's Gameshow

A renegade Gameshow for the austerity generation. 

Bark

Bark

Unique nightly events where performance and art intertwine. 

Best of Burlesque

Best of Burlesque

Fringe favourite Best of Burlesque returns to Assembly for a third triumphant year with a special World Burlesque Games Euro semi-finals edition. 

Lili la Scala: Another F*cking Variety Show

Lili la Scala: Another F*cking Variety Show

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. 

Phil Nichol’s Cray Cray Cabaret

Phil Nichol’s Cray Cray Cabaret

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… 

Ali Brice presents: Eric Meat Has No Proof, Only Memories of Pasta

Ali Brice presents: Eric Meat Has No Proof, Only Memories of Pasta

Brice is back with a host of silly characters. 

Light Relief

Light Relief

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. 

Gamer Gamer

Gamer Gamer

Award-winning comedians play classic, rare and brand new videogames in the battle to become Edinburgh’s Games Master. 

Dan Lees: Brainchild

Dan Lees: Brainchild

Life’s weightier questions are thoroughly demolished in Dan Lees’ Brainchild, an award-winning physical comedy that veers from the profound to the ridiculous.