Hannah and Charlie: Making It

Hannah and Charlie: Making It

Hello! I'm Charlie Miller, and I was in Budgie the Little Helicopter. I like to dress as a vampire and I once got a birthday card from Charlton Heston. Hello! I'm Hannah Cameron and I liked pineapples before they were cool... 

The Edinburgh Revue Is All at Sea

The Edinburgh Revue Is All at Sea

The Edinburgh Revue – the Titanic of comedy. Stately, sophisticated and with an iceberg in it. As the ship goes down, the orchestra plays one last tune. And that tune is sketch comedy... 

The Cutting Room

The Cutting Room

An improvised comedy where a one-word audience suggestion inspires rapidly unfolding scenes. Somehow the players draw a story out of the chaos. Captivating cul-de-sac or part of the main plot? The truth is nobody knows how it will end until the final cut... 

Brexit Stage Left

Brexit Stage Left

Jo Duncan and Eliza Fraser are romantically rubbish, jobless and broke. Jo is an ex-teacher, dubbed 'cold and emotionless' and is still flailing around at being a grown-up. Eliza, the love-child of Marge Simpson and Sideshow Bob, bounces around optimistically... 

Thoughts That Count

Thoughts That Count

The Warwick Comedy Society present their not-so-debut stand-up show Thoughts That Count: a mixed bill night of student comedians who maybe one day will actually count for something... 

Late With Kate

Late With Kate

ThreeWeeks’ Editor's Choice Award winner Kate Smurthwaite hosts the Free Fringe's relaxed and intimate late-night comedy showcase. A new line-up every night, handpicked from the best and brightest acts across the Fringe... 

Scottish Craft Beer and Food Matching at The Gait

Scottish Craft Beer and Food Matching at The Gait

The Gait Bar, 232 Canongate Royal Mile hosts a special Fringe Craft Beer and Food Matching event: four to six courses paired with beers from different Scottish craft breweries every week of the Fringe, plus tutored beer tastings... 

Off the Top

Off the Top

Baba Brinkman (science rapper, Fringe First winner, and half the cast of Off The Top) really loves his wife. His adoration radiates off him in a warming glow and is very much welcomed by his flustered, soggy audience (the great Scottish weather had not been kind that morning) who traipse into Canon’s Gait... 

Ed Gamble: Lawman

Ed Gamble: Lawman

Ed Gamble is a man who plays by the rules – his rules, which he probably has laminated and stuck up somewhere around the house. Justifying his straight-laced respect for order, Gamble plays up his more pedantic tendencies and delivers a warm and witty set built around his love for law and his ability to steer clear of rebels... 

Nick Doody: T'ai-Po

Nick Doody: T'ai-Po

Since Nick Doody's first fringe show Before He Kills Again I would have expected him to have achieved more success than he seems to as he is simply one of the best gimmick-free stand-up comedians you can see at the Fringe... 

This Month's Apocalypse

This Month's Apocalypse

Throughout history every generation has thought they would witness the end of the world. They were wrong. We will! Paul Thorne returns to Edinburgh with a sideways look at modern evil... 

Stephen Carlin: The Gospel According to Stephen

Stephen Carlin: The Gospel According to Stephen

This show is a true account of the events surrounding Stephen Carlin according to Stephen Carlin. With subjectivity and a lack of verifiable evidence, we bring you the life and times of Stephen Carlin in all its wonderful technicolour... 

Markus Birdman – Grimm Realities

Markus Birdman – Grimm Realities

Growing up, my preacher man father made me draw Bible stories. I don’t remember the stories, but I draw great. My previous shows had short jokes, and tall stories. I thought it was high time to combine these with my drawings... 

Stuart Goldsmith: An Hour (Free Show)

Stuart Goldsmith: An Hour (Free Show)

All spit no polish, all show no pony, Goldsmith goes back to the source. ‘Not one single dull moment’ (Scotsman). ‘Sets up and knocks down gag after gag, garnering huge laughs’ (Chortle... 

Carey Marx: Abominable

Carey Marx: Abominable

Carey Marx is back this Fringe with adroit observational comedy, analysing a veritable rainbow of taboo. Are we being too harsh on the Abominable Snowman? What is the appropriate terminology for ‘little people’? What would be the consequences of positive thinking if you really could bend the space-time continuum?Marx flirts dangerously with material on every oppressed group, ethnicity, minority, or taboo topic you can think of... 

Late With Kate

Late With Kate

Kate is back hosting the Free Fringe's late night comedy showcase and you're invited! Join her, and three or four of her favourite comedians from around the Fringe, for the biggest laughs in the smallest hour slap bang on the Royal Mile! Different line-up every night... 

Just Deserts Presents Waiting for Leo's Oscar

Just Deserts Presents Waiting for Leo's Oscar

Just Deserts is Durham’s favourite cult sketch comedy group. Offering fast-moving and original comedy, ranging from the deliciously dark to the scrumptiously surreal to the refreshingly whimsical, this group has met with acclaim since it hit the Durham scene five years ago... 

Off the Top

Off the Top

Fringe First winner and science rapper Baba Brinkman (Rap Guide to Evolution) teams up with neuroscientist Dr. Heather Berlin to explore the brain basis of improvisation. What’s going on under the hood when a comedian or musician improvises? Why are the spontaneous moments of life always the most memorable? Does anything actually rhyme with Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex? A married couple in real life, Baba and Heather bring you the latest research on brain science and creativity with featured guests mixing their scripted material with unscripted moments of hilarity... 

Nick Doody vs The Debonair Assassin

Nick Doody vs The Debonair Assassin

The Debonair Assassin always has a plan, but he is so debonair he calls it a Plannington-Smythe. Suave, sophisticated, dashing, urbane and possessed of a certain sang-froid, he would never do anything as gauche as look up synonyms for debonair in a thesaurus... 

Josh Howie - AIDS: A Survivor's Story

Josh Howie - AIDS: A Survivor's Story

If the title's not really doing it for you, it's probably going to take more than these 100 words to bring you round. Got an hour? 'Treads a fine line but he treads it perfectly. Both fascinating and funny' **** (Scotsman)... 

Prufrock and Me

Prufrock and Me

You see someone on stage, but what do you really know about them? I don't know how I became a comedian. Growing up I was painfully shy, solitary, and under the surface I probably still am... 

Drink Carlin Sensibly

Drink Carlin Sensibly

After a hard day at work sit back and enjoy the full flavour of Carlin. Savour that inner glow. Feel that rush to the head. Relish the bitter aftertaste. You may have already sampled Carlin on Comedy Central’s Alternative Comedy Experience...