Sooz Kempner: Super Sonic 90s Kid

Sooz Kempner: Super Sonic 90s Kid

Award-winning stand-up Sooz Kempner spent the 90s playing Sonic, going from a little kid to a fully grown teen. 

Dan Simpson: Worried Face Emoji

Dan Simpson: Worried Face Emoji

It's what Dan Simpson would want. 

Adventures in Menstruating With Chella Quint

Adventures in Menstruating With Chella Quint

Bloody funny period comedy about breaking taboos and ending period poverty with ad-busting, craftivism and a bleeding ridiculous conga line. 

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. 

Skeptics on the Fringe

Skeptics on the Fringe

Returning for the ninth consecutive year, a two-time award-winning series of talks that get you thinking critically and skeptically about things you thought you were familiar with. 

The River Was a God

The River Was a God

BBC and UK slam poetry champion performs poems and songs from The River Was a God (published this year by Stairwell Books), a collection of three poetry shows performed at the Frin… 

Kate Smurthwaite: Clit Stirrer

Kate Smurthwaite: Clit Stirrer

Kate Smurthwaite finally tells us what she really thinks. 

Dansplaining

Dansplaining

Hot on the heels of gigs across Europe, supporting Seann Walsh at the Leicester Square Theatre and the production of a second series of the hit YouTube series Wheelbarrow Town, Dan… 

Fat Girl Slim... Chance

Fat Girl Slim... Chance

This is a show for the losers, the underdogs and the also-rans. 

Jay Handley: White Jesus

Jay Handley: White Jesus

After the success of last year’s show, Hansplaining, Jay Handley returns to the Fringe to share more wrong-headed opinions on matters he should probably leave well alone. 

Harmon Leon's American Horror Story

Harmon Leon's American Horror Story

NY comedian and Vice contributor Harmon has made a career infiltrating extremist groups. 

Horror – Gothic Tales and Dark Poetry

Horror – Gothic Tales and Dark Poetry

Night time. 

Eleanor Tiernan: Success Without a Sex Tape

Eleanor Tiernan: Success Without a Sex Tape

Foolish woman still expects to live a happy and comfortable life without releasing a sex tape. 

Everything Wrong With You Is Beautiful

Everything Wrong With You Is Beautiful

Poet and raconteur Tina Sederholm has long been an adult, but still feels like a problem child. 

Arnab Chanda: Stories from Arnab

Arnab Chanda: Stories from Arnab

Arnab Chanda (Russell Howard’s Good News, Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy, Chortle Best Newcomer Nominee 2007) quit stand-up in 2011. 

Henry Paker: Man Alive

Henry Paker: Man Alive

Henry found himself in a Travelodge, lunching on a can of John West Mediterranean Style Tuna Salad. 

Peter Brush: Chasing Snails

Peter Brush: Chasing Snails

Awkward jokesmith Peter Brush takes on today’s hot topics, the Bayeux Tapestry, socks, the reason why snails move so slowly, and whether you’ll think more favourably of this sh… 

Rory O'Keeffe: The 37th Question

Rory O'Keeffe: The 37th Question

Stuart and Zoe meet for their first date and do ‘The 36 Questions’, a psychological experiment designed to make strangers fall in love. 

Other Voices Spoken Word Cabaret

Other Voices Spoken Word Cabaret

Welcome to our open-hearted open mic, where you can enjoy features from fantastic spoken word artists and different special guests daily, with a sumptuous cabaret vibe. 

Adrian Minkowicz: Tango Tales

Adrian Minkowicz: Tango Tales

After Best Newcomer, the Argentinean comedian brings stories of tango from Buenos Aires to Edinburgh. 

Mark Simmons – One-Linererer

Mark Simmons – One-Linererer

Following last year’s Amused Moose: Best Show nomination for One-Linerer, Mark Simmons presents the hotly anticipated One-Linererer. 

Lloyd Langford: Why the Big Face?

Lloyd Langford: Why the Big Face?

A brand-new and free stand-up show from one of the biggest faces in comedy. 

Australia: Still F*cked

Australia: Still F*cked

Kieran Butler (Che Guevara on the Fringe, ****(Scotsman)) joins his favourite antipodean comedian, Sofie Prints, (Jesus was a Rape Baby) for the sequel to his sold-out cult hit, Au… 

Ugly Babies Make Me Laugh

Ugly Babies Make Me Laugh

Back from a fantastic run in Australia, where he was reviewed as ‘Truly terrific’ (Melbourne Herald, George Zacharopoulos), is back with a questionably titled show defending accide… 

Australia: Still F*cked

Australia: Still F*cked

Kieran Butler (Che Guevara on the Fringe, ****(Scotsman)) joins his favourite antipodean comedian, Sofie Prints, (Jesus was a Rape Baby) for the sequel to his sold-out cult hit, Au… 

Ugly Babies Make Me Laugh

Ugly Babies Make Me Laugh

Back from a fantastic run in Australia, where he was reviewed as ‘Truly terrific’ (Melbourne Herald, George Zacharopoulos), is back with a questionably titled show defending accide… 

Comedians Play Super Mario Maker (with Chris Coltrane)

Comedians Play Super Mario Maker (with Chris Coltrane)

Coltrane invites his best friends in comedy down for a friendly late-night geek retreat, as comedians play Super Mario Maker live: the most thrilling and infuriating platforming ga… 

Australia: Still F*cked

Australia: Still F*cked

Kieran Butler (Che Guevara on the Fringe, ****(Scotsman)) joins his favourite antipodean comedian, Sofie Prints, (Jesus was a Rape Baby) for the sequel to his sold-out cult hit, Au… 

Other Voices Spoken Word Cabaret

Other Voices Spoken Word Cabaret

Welcome to our open-hearted open mic, where you can enjoy features from fantastic spoken word artists and different special guests daily, with a sumptuous cabaret vibe. 

Adrian Minkowicz: Best Newcomer

Adrian Minkowicz: Best Newcomer

Best Newcomer: it’s a show that combines monologues, film, theater and music, having stand-up comedy as its core. 

Harmon Leon Infiltrates Trump America

Harmon Leon Infiltrates Trump America

NY comedian/VICE contributor, Harmon Leon has made a career out of infiltrating extremist groups in Trump America. 

Matt Panesh – Freedom...!

Matt Panesh – Freedom...!

New show. 

Skeptics on the Fringe: Enlightening the Fringe - Free

Skeptics on the Fringe: Enlightening the Fringe - Free

We are Edinburgh Skeptics. 

Chris Coltrane: Make Love and Smash Fascism

Chris Coltrane: Make Love and Smash Fascism

Comedian and activist Coltrane returns with another hour of uplifting, Tory-smashing comedy. 

Chris Coltrane: Make Love and Smash Fascism

Chris Coltrane: Make Love and Smash Fascism

Comedian and activist Coltrane returns with another hour of uplifting, Tory-smashing comedy. 

No Rest for the Lizard

No Rest for the Lizard

Gecko returns to the Fringe with his playful songs about life’s big things. 

Eleanor Tiernan – People Pleaser

Eleanor Tiernan – People Pleaser

A stranger asks a small favour. 

Rob Cawsey: Just Cruising

Rob Cawsey: Just Cruising

Unhinged physical comedy from Rob Cawsey on dating, sex and trying to find love. 

Big Howard Little Howard: Man and Boy

Big Howard Little Howard: Man and Boy

The world’s first and only human/cartoon double-act return to the Fringe. 

Peter Brush: A Worm's Guide to Immortality

Peter Brush: A Worm's Guide to Immortality

Comedy’s Peter Brush presents a story about trying to contact the dead, the dog they sent into space, the folk singer that sent him on (yet another) existential crisis, and how h… 

Gareth Morinan: Brexitocracy (Explained With Graphs)

Gareth Morinan: Brexitocracy (Explained With Graphs)

Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit graphical comedy Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Brexit Br… 

Rob Auton: The Sleep Show

Rob Auton: The Sleep Show

What is sleep to you? A distraction? A reward? A perversely sweet taste of that undiscovered country? Whatever it is, it’s a massive part of your life: around a third of your tim… 

Peter Brush: Dreams with Advert Breaks

Peter Brush: Dreams with Advert Breaks

One of the first things Peter Brush admits to the audience is that he’s “not very exciting”. 

Til Debt Us Do Part

Til Debt Us Do Part

For many, the Edinburgh Fringe is a joyous escape from reality. 

Dan Simpson: Artificial Ineloquence

Dan Simpson: Artificial Ineloquence

Got the smartphone blues? Stand-up poet Dan Simpson (Glastonbury Festival, Canterbury Laureate) focuses his high-speed fuzzy logic on the screens and machines that rule over our li… 

Kane Brown: The Oath

Kane Brown: The Oath

Kane Brown has a lot to get off his chest. 

Luke Benson's Big Night Out (In the Afternoon)

Luke Benson's Big Night Out (In the Afternoon)

Celebrate good times! Come on! The Geordie Giant brings an upbeat hour of observational and joke-filled stand-up about our drinking culture and nights out. 

Harmon Leon's Big Fat Racist Show

Harmon Leon's Big Fat Racist Show

VICE contributor/NY comedian, Harmon Leon has made a career infiltrating extremist hate groups in America. 

S&M Masterclass

S&M Masterclass

S&M is a brand new double act starring Seann Walsh and Mark Simmons. 

Adventures in Menstruating with Chella Quint

Adventures in Menstruating with Chella Quint

For everything you never knew you needed to know about periods, there’s science comedian and sex educator Chella Quint. 

Smurthwaite on Masculinity

Smurthwaite on Masculinity

The award-winning comedian, campaigner and writer for Have I Got News for You and The Revolution Will Be Televised sizes up the patriarchy and 21st century male culture. 

Chris Coltrane: Socialist Fun Times

Chris Coltrane: Socialist Fun Times

A new hour of super-fun political comedy from your second-favourite activist comedian, Chris Coltrane. 

Boy Girl Brain

Boy Girl Brain

English Comedian of the Year 2014 Jack Campbell brings you his second stand-up show. 

Other Voices Spoken Word Cabaret

Other Voices Spoken Word Cabaret

Welcome to our open-hearted open mic, where you can enjoy features from fantastic spoken word artists and different special guests daily, all with a sumptuous cabaret vibe. 

Richard Gadd: Monkey See Monkey Do

Richard Gadd: Monkey See Monkey Do

The underground comedian returns, following in the footsteps of the ‘undisputed buzz comedy of last year’ **** (Guardian), Waiting for Gaddot, which received rave reviews, sell… 

James Christopher – What's the Tory? Mourning Glory

James Christopher – What's the Tory? Mourning Glory

James Christopher looks back in anger at a government driven by greed, for the benefit of the privileged few. 

Skeptics on the Fringe

Skeptics on the Fringe

Edinburgh Skeptics Society returns for the seventh year with more undiluted brilliance. 

Ross Hepburn is Beetlejuice'd

Ross Hepburn is Beetlejuice'd

Most seven-year-olds don’t pick a ghost as a role model. 

Love: Songs and Poems

Love: Songs and Poems

Words from the heart by award-winning poet, David Lee Morgan (London, UK, and BBC slam poetry champion). 

Gareth Morinan: Graph Giraffe

Gareth Morinan: Graph Giraffe

Short man dressed as a giraffe shows graphs, gets laughs, then dissects height discrimination using statistics. 

Building God

Building God

David Lee Morgan’s Building God is a poetry performance that discusses, deals with, judges and examines past state revolutions and the present state of affairs. 

Chris Coltrane: Left-Wing Propaganda Machine

Chris Coltrane: Left-Wing Propaganda Machine

It’s amazing at times how little Chris Coltrane has to do to make his audience laugh. 

Mark Dean Quinn: More Observation Without Comedy Is Not On Today

Mark Dean Quinn: More Observation Without Comedy Is Not On Today

Mark Dean Quinn returns to the Edinburgh Fringe for the fifth year running attempting to win the best newcomer award. 

Skeptics on the Fringe 2015

Skeptics on the Fringe 2015

Skeptics on the Fringe, a free show in the belly of Banshee Labyrinth, is a daily show based around the more general theme of science, rationality and logic. 

Harry Baker – The Sunshine Kid

Harry Baker – The Sunshine Kid

Harry Baker is a young middle-class blonde rapper-turned-poet. 

James Christopher's Annual Cry for Help

James Christopher's Annual Cry for Help

‘A thoroughly enjoyable and funny experience. 

Howard Read: Man (Work in Progress)

Howard Read: Man (Work in Progress)

Modern man needs a positive role model, and Howard has the external genitals, a moustache and a suit. 

Morgan Berry: Watership Down

Morgan Berry: Watership Down

Join award-winning character comedian Joe Rowntree for the rare and wonderful specimen Morgan Berry: Pet Bereavement Counsellor. 

Mark Stephenson: Amsterdam

Mark Stephenson: Amsterdam

Mark Stephenson (Chortle Best Newcomer nominee, second New Act of the Year) brings you his new award nominated show (Leicester Comedy Festival Best Debut 2015) about the dystopian … 

Richard Gadd: Waiting for Gaddot

Richard Gadd: Waiting for Gaddot

The troubled comedian returns to the festival for the third year running (Cheese and Crack Whores, 2013; Breaking Gadd, 2014) having received rave reviews, sell-out crowds, critica… 

Philip O'Shea Turns 30 – Live

Philip O'Shea Turns 30 – Live

Philip O’Shea is turning 30. 

Charmian Hughes: When Comedy Was Alternative (The Laughs and Loves of a She-Comic)

Charmian Hughes: When Comedy Was Alternative (The Laughs and Loves of a She-Comic)

Izzard, Brand, Hardee – Charmian’s had hot steaming cuppas with them all! Tales of the notorious Tunnel Club, Frank Skinner’s avocado, Arnold Brown’s sandwiches, Glastonbur… 

Simon Slack – The Fantasist

Simon Slack – The Fantasist

Fantastical absurd one-man sketch show. 

Can't Care, Won't Care

Can't Care, Won't Care

A care worker. 

Natasia Demetriou and Ellie White are Mother and Baby

Natasia Demetriou and Ellie White are Mother and Baby

Come and sit in a cinema and watch two dogs show you their tricks. 

Rowena Haley: My Green Astra

Rowena Haley: My Green Astra

Rowena Haley shares songs and stories inspired by her 1997 racing green Vauxhall Astra. 

Rob Auton: The Water Show

Rob Auton: The Water Show

The Water Show is a show about water. 

Tina Sederholm: The Good Delusion

Tina Sederholm: The Good Delusion

A tragicomic spoken word show that dives into the paradoxical nature of goodness. 

Stand-Up Tragedy

Stand-Up Tragedy

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

Is This the Best of Jack Campbell?

Is This the Best of Jack Campbell?

Jack started comedy in 2010 after he moved from rural Cambridgeshire to Leicester to study Creative Writing at De Montfort University. 

Rob Auton: The Face Show

Rob Auton: The Face Show

Rob Auton’s show has a mercurial quality, slipping somewhere between spoken word show, stand up comedy and theatrical piece. 

Be Kind to Yourself

Be Kind to Yourself

There probably aren’t many free venues that are packed to the seams, having to turn people away and fit others into the corners with Tetris-like ingenuity. 

The Shipping Forecast

The Shipping Forecast

The Shipping Forecast is a popular spoken word, nautical themed, comedy night in Sheffield and now it’s making its debut at the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Richard Tyrone Jones: What the F*ck is This?

Richard Tyrone Jones: What the F*ck is This?

In the bowels of Banshee Labyrinth lurk the most unlikely of creatures, and none more terrifying nor outlandish as Richard Tyrone. 

Stand-Up Tragedy

Stand-Up Tragedy

Stand up tragedy is a relation of stand up comedy. 

Monkey Poet: Shit Flinging - Free

Monkey Poet: Shit Flinging - Free

Monkey Poet: Shit Flinging is a show much more savoury than its name suggests. 

Rebranding Beelzebub

Rebranding Beelzebub

For a man whose spoken word revolves around Satan and who has chosen the dingiest, darkest basement of The Banshee Labyrinth for his latest show, Rebranding Beelzebub, Tim Ralphs i… 

Other Voice Spoken Word Cabaret

Other Voice Spoken Word Cabaret

Hosted by the effulgent (according to her title card) Fay Roberts, this event did as promised, presenting diverse voices from a number of different spoken word artists. 

Grave Invaders

Grave Invaders

Thirty seconds into a show that hasn’t started yet, one performer is rapping an improvised piece about how the show hasn’t started yet. 

The Philosorap Cabaret

The Philosorap Cabaret

The Philosorap Cabaret is Charlie Dupré’s one man, floor shaking, beat breaking rap show that in about 50 minutes lurches through the entire history of western philosophy. 

Stuart Laws When's This Gonna Stop? (1hr Show)

Stuart Laws When's This Gonna Stop? (1hr Show)

Irritating stand up from an irritating man. 

Hooray for Ben Target

Hooray for Ben Target

Hooray for Ben Target is a show in development, the idea being that by the 25August it will be full of great ideas. 

Skeptics on the Fringe

Skeptics on the Fringe

Skeptics on the Fringe are a non-profit branch of the Edinburgh Skeptics who are celebrating five years at the Fringe with a catalogue of guest speakers, aimed at the seasoned free… 

300 to 1 - Free

300 to 1 - Free

New play. 

Caution to the Wind

Caution to the Wind

That noise you can hear is the inescapable roar of a mile-wide twister headed right this way. 

Charmian Hughes: Raj Rage!

Charmian Hughes: Raj Rage!

Drug-crazed moon worship, human banana sacrifice. 

Gareth Morinan's Play: Time

Gareth Morinan's Play: Time

Multimedia theatrical comedy that spans millennia. 

James Christopher - Partially Sighted in All the Big Venues

James Christopher - Partially Sighted in All the Big Venues

A celebration of human flaws. 

Nick Hodder: Insert Comedy Here

Nick Hodder: Insert Comedy Here

‘I was laughing so hard my face seized up. 

Pornography and Heartbreak

Pornography and Heartbreak

Sometimes the best way to get rid of an itch is to scratch it. 

Chris Coltrane: There's No Heroes Left Except All of Us

Chris Coltrane: There's No Heroes Left Except All of Us

Join comedian and activist Chris Coltrane for an hour of uplifting, Tory-smashing political comedy! The world is corrupt, politicians are garbage, but we are awesome! Let Coltrane …