Katie Mulgrew: Confirmation (WIP)

Katie Mulgrew: Confirmation (WIP)

Award-winning writer and stand-up Katie Mulgrew used to be a card-carrying God botherer. She had a brief go at Mormonism but was then raised a Catholic. Really Catholic. Grown up, she is married to a card-carrying atheist whom she has a young son with… 

Joel Dommett: Work in Progress

Joel Dommett: Work in Progress

Joel (credits, credits, credits) is returning to Edinburgh with some new sweet ideas for you to potentially enjoy. ‘Hilarious…delightful tales’ (Scotsman). 

The LOL Word

The LOL Word

Edinburgh Fringe – and let’s be honest, the comedy world in general – is saturated with male comedians. 

Liam Malone: No Limbits

Liam Malone: No Limbits

Liam Malone, it’s fair to say, is not backwards at coming forwards. 

Isa Bonachera: The Great Emptiness

Isa Bonachera: The Great Emptiness

One day the earth might be so devastated that we might need to leave for a distant planet. 

Sir David and His Animals

Sir David and His Animals

The magic of David Attenborough live on stage! A blue whale swims through the ocean depths. Racer snakes pursue a young iguana across the desert. Watch as two hapless but enthusiastic clowns recreate extraordinary scenes of the natural world – a world teetering on the brink of disaster… 

4 BROWN GIRLS WHO WRITE

4 BROWN GIRLS WHO WRITE

This is the first year that 4 Brown Girls Who Write have showcased at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and they better keep coming back. 

Harriet Dyer and Scott Gibson: That's Not a Lizard, That's My Grandmother

Harriet Dyer and Scott Gibson: That's Not a Lizard, That's My Grandmother

The brainchild of comedians Harriet Dyer and Scott Gibson, That’s Not a Lizard, That’s My Grandmother! is unlike any other show at the Fringe. 

Iain Stirling: Work in Progress

Iain Stirling: Work in Progress

BAFTA Award-winning comedian Iain Stirling returns to the Fringe following a sell-out tour, with a load of new jokes, read off notes. Some great, some terrible, who knows. Come along and find out… 

Anna Nicholson: Woman of the Year

Anna Nicholson: Woman of the Year

'Character comedy at its finest' ***** (EdFestMag.com). Winner: Best Comedy Weekly, Adelaide Fringe. Meet the nominees for Woman of the Year. From an Instagram star to a competitive vicar… 

The Antique Jokes Show

The Antique Jokes Show

Top acts dust off their most out-of-date material. This year sees the debut outing of the show sure to become a Fringe favourite. What happens when the world moves on and your favourite comic’s freshest material is no longer relevant? Pokémon Go, Princess Diana, The Matrix, the credit crunch… 

Harriet Braine: Les Admirables

Harriet Braine: Les Admirables

In this historical feminist coming-of-age musical comedy show, Harriet brings forth a team of rebellious women from the history of science to help her wage battle against ignorance, patriarchy and her inner demons… 

Archie Henderson: Jazz Emu

Archie Henderson: Jazz Emu

After two years of making musical stings on his computer, mostly in his underwear at 3am, Archie’s facing an artistic crisis. It’s time to break the cycle. The debut hour from this multi award-winning comedian is the multimedia musical experience you didn’t know you needed… 

Christopher KC: Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Rice

Christopher KC: Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Rice

Twice-nominated Scottish Comedy Awards Best Newcomer, Christopher KC, brings his riotous debut show to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. With his original brand of observations and razor-sharp punchlines, Christopher is fast becoming a rising star in the Scottish comedy circuit… 

Lorna Shaw: Shaw and Order

Lorna Shaw: Shaw and Order

Critically acclaimed comedian Lorna Shaw (Plebs, Newsjack) lays down the law in this brand-new hour of stand-up and storytelling. While the world is in the grip of thrilling true crime stories, Lorna\'s on hold to the council… 

Bad Aunts

Bad Aunts

Subverting the Saturday night staple, meet Maz, Jo and Dee: three women on the wrong side of 40 – your chat show hosts. Friends and neighbours drop into their living room to offload agonies, not forgetting surprise stand-up performers! The Aunts have tribulations, too… 

Hunt & Murphy: Beg Borrow and Bitch

Hunt & Murphy: Beg Borrow and Bitch

Begging, borrowing and bursting into bitchin’! Every night is Saturday night with Hunt & Murphy. If you like your comedy alternative, you are a fan of the 80s and enjoy a solid session of interpretive dance then this is the show for you! It’s a high octane comedy sketch show… 

Chloe Green and Ella Woods: VENN

Chloe Green and Ella Woods: VENN

Chloe makes jokes about the patriarchy and working for Labour; you might have seen her in The LOL Word. Ella has written sell-out shows about women’s sport and wanting a stag do and is now thinking about becoming a nudist… 

Maddie Campion: Truly Maddie Deeply

Maddie Campion: Truly Maddie Deeply

Hot gossip about a ghost. \'Very inventive and dry writer\' **** (FunnyWomen.com). As heard on BBC Radio 4 Extra. 

Omid Singh: Beginning To End

Omid Singh: Beginning To End

Fresh from a one-star review in 2015, ‘there is a good comic entombed in this smug mess’ (Scotsman), LA’s ‘American-Indian-Iranian comic Omid Singh’ (Guardian) is back for another crack at it… 

Gary Tro: The Greatest Superhero Movie Never Made

Gary Tro: The Greatest Superhero Movie Never Made

Finally, after years of toil, Gary Tro has perfected quite possibly the greatest superhero movie screenplay ever written. He's never shared it with anyone… until now. Award-nominated comedian Gary Tro (‘expect comedic genius’ (LondonCalling… 

Snjolaug Ludviksdottir: Let It Snow

Snjolaug Ludviksdottir: Let It Snow

Her name means Snow. She is Snow from Iceland, some people find that funny. She grew up in Paris – a detail that she slides into every conversation because she loves feeling superior to others – and at the age of 12, when her parents divorced, she moved back to Iceland… 

Freya and Will in Discussion with ABBA

Freya and Will in Discussion with ABBA

Will Hitt and Freya Mallard host the prodigious pop ensemble ABBA in a hilarious and poignant interview. In the unlikely event ABBA are unable to appear, Will and Freya will muddle through with their narcissistic, millennial stand-up comedy… 

Aaron McCann: Happy Enough?

Aaron McCann: Happy Enough?

When you spend a year in Los Angeles living in a house with 40 other people, you’ll learn a thing or two about yourself. Happy Enough details the year that Aaron McCann had when he left his small rural town in Ireland to move to Los Angeles in pursuit of stand-up comedy. 

Jordan Wistuba and Liam Farrelly: The Student and the Shoplifter

Jordan Wistuba and Liam Farrelly: The Student and the Shoplifter

Jordan Wistuba and Liam Farrelly are at the forefront of the new generation of Scottish comedy, both gigging around the UK, working prominently with The Stand, Monkey Barrel Comedy Club and many others… 

Maria Shehata: Hero

Maria Shehata: Hero

Failed love, crippling debt and living with an angry 83-year-old. Not exactly what Maria had in mind when she left LA for the UK. ‘A slick, gag-driven US-approach’ (Chortle.co.uk)… 

Charlie Vero-Martin: Scrapbook

Charlie Vero-Martin: Scrapbook

Charlie returns with more historical comedy, characters and stand-up. Napoleon and Amelia Earhart are back by popular demand but watch out for Jane Austen. Pasting together experiences old and new, expect trips down dodgy memory lanes, opinionated puppets, spontaneous discoveries and a showstopping finale! Like her previous two Edinburgh shows, this promises to be exceedingly charming, a little bit weird and very funny… 

The Oxford Imps

The Oxford Imps

Improv powerhouse The Oxford Imps present an hour of ‘the best improvised comedy I have ever had the pleasure to witness’ ***** (ThreeWeeks) and ‘comedic genius on the spot’ (Cue, National Arts Festival, South Africa)… 

Abbie Murphy: Eat Sleep Shit Shag

Abbie Murphy: Eat Sleep Shit Shag

Murphy retraces the steps of her transformative years, from fire-starter in a football shirt to feathers, tits and teeth. Tales of youth, growing up in Essex/suburbia, unique anecdotes from a professional dance career and life now as an ex-showgirl… 

The Adventures of the Bearded Lady

The Adventures of the Bearded Lady

Dream job, huge fanbase and in a committed relationship with a hunky dancing bear.