Spike Smith: A Retrospective

Spike Smith: A Retrospective

In the midst of the comedy maelstrom, into which Edinburgh in August descends, I was privileged to enjoy an extraordinary artistic experience. 

Ask A Stripper

Ask A Stripper

This is not a 'show' in the generally accepted meaning of the word. 

Imaan Hadchiti: Being Frank

Imaan Hadchiti: Being Frank

Being Frank is a truly very special show, performed by stand up veteran Imaan Hadchiti. 

Lovinda Heart: Penetration

Lovinda Heart: Penetration

Stand-up tantra diving shamelessly into the heart of your matter. 

Phil Kay: A Happening

Phil Kay: A Happening

Legendary Scottish storyteller and master of mirth is only in town for one weekend. 

Eilidh Hodgson and Katherine Plumb: Do Wap Art Flop

Eilidh Hodgson and Katherine Plumb: Do Wap Art Flop

Two young, naive, St Martins fools blur the line between art and comedy much more insalubriously than The Mighty Boosh did. 

Lucky Maclean: Festival in the Bin – Walking Tour/Show

Lucky Maclean: Festival in the Bin – Walking Tour/Show

A hilarious street cleaner sweeps you off on an outdoor journey into the unknown festival, uncovering its secrets and making an ingenious show out of rubbish with his extraordinary… 

Chris Betts vs the Audience

Chris Betts vs the Audience

The cult hit returns! Comedian and contrarian Chris Betts will argue the opposite of anything anyone in the audience says. 

Laura Davis: Better Dead Than a Coward

Laura Davis: Better Dead Than a Coward

Dark, bold and razor sharp, Australian comedian Laura Davis is internationally critically acclaimed as one of the most unique comedic voices around. 

Chris Betts: Dumb but Fair

Chris Betts: Dumb but Fair

An hour of stand-up about curiosity, horses, death and strip club etiquette. 

Jimmy Slim and Lewis Blomfield: Scratch and Sniff

Jimmy Slim and Lewis Blomfield: Scratch and Sniff

What’s that you can smell? It’s Lewis Blomfield and Jimmy Slim’s new droppings and ooh baby they positively stink of a great night out. 

Robin Clyfan: The Sea Is Big Enough to Take It

Robin Clyfan: The Sea Is Big Enough to Take It

At the centre of its big, warm heart, The Sea Is Big Enough to Take It is a story about a non-activist boy and his activist mother, and by extension a story about all of us and our… 

Sam Nicoresti's Bedtime

Sam Nicoresti's Bedtime

The hypnopompic boy king slam-dunks a sleepover-themed show so hard the hoop disintegrates. 

Carl Donnelly Speaks to Dead People

Carl Donnelly Speaks to Dead People

Have you ever wondered why you can’t speak to the dead? You aren’t drunk enough silly. 

Bob Slayer: NeverMind the BusStops

Bob Slayer: NeverMind the BusStops

Bob Slayer’s infamous late-night aftershow that probably isn’t for you. 

110% John Kearns and Pat Cahill

110% John Kearns and Pat Cahill

Old friends John Kearns and Pat Cahill have gathered together 110% of their very best talking points, bloopers, songs and fighting talks to discuss at the Blundabus. 

Pat Cahill: Clagnut

Pat Cahill: Clagnut

Come and see Pat Cahill ride the midnight Blundabus with his favourite nuggets of neo-music hall entertainment, old clags, new dingles and some ridiculous chunks he just can’t jigg… 

Ingrid Dahle: Wingrid

Ingrid Dahle: Wingrid

How does a shy Norwegian from the fjords end up leaving home and becoming a unique award-winning comedian in the UK? Surely there’s more to it than simply putting a W in front of… 

Chris Betts vs the Audience

Chris Betts vs the Audience

The cult hit returns! Comedian and contrarian Chris Betts will argue the opposite of anything. 

Jason Neale: Happy to Help

Jason Neale: Happy to Help

A comedy show of searing honesty – too much honesty if anything! Delivered in his usual no-nonsense style and jam packed with plenty of laughs throughout, Jason questions why he’… 

Yuriko Kotani: Moreish

Yuriko Kotani: Moreish

Born and raised in Japan, Yuriko Kotani now lives in the UK. 

David Earl Is Brian Gittins: Don't Feed the Monkey Man (Work in Progress)

David Earl Is Brian Gittins: Don't Feed the Monkey Man (Work in Progress)

David Earl’s alter ego, Brian Gittins is an utter prat and according to the Sussex Argus, ‘The World’s Worst Comedian’. 

Bob Slayer: Whatever Next?

Bob Slayer: Whatever Next?

Something akin to Grand Master of the bits of the Fringe that aren’t ‘a capitalist mess’, as he styles it, a visit to Bob Slayer’s double-decker bus is a source of rejuvena… 

Iraq Out & Loud: We Read the Chilcot Report (Documentary)

Iraq Out & Loud: We Read the Chilcot Report (Documentary)

Last Fringe 1,444 people read the entire Chilcot Report in a garden shed next to a double-decker bus. 

What's in the Happy Shed?

What's in the Happy Shed?

Mystery pot-luck intimate performance art show: Is it alive? Or is it dead? It’s a total surprise in a garden shed. 

Chris Betts vs The Audience

Chris Betts vs The Audience

A live game show that pits the audience against the wits of grand inquisitor, comedian and pedant Chris Betts. 

David Quirk: Cowboy Mouth

David Quirk: Cowboy Mouth

Winner: Piece of Wood (Comedian’s Choice) 2012, Melbourne International Comedy Festival. 

Desiree Burch: Unf*ckable

Desiree Burch: Unf*ckable

As seen on Frankie Boyle’s American Autopsy and 8 Out of 10 Cats. 

Madame Señorita: 25 Different Shows, Come Every Day!

Madame Señorita: 25 Different Shows, Come Every Day!

Award-winning performer Paula Valluerca, aka Madame Señorita, is committed to reconnect with the pleasure of being a totally deluded idiot. 

Carl Donnelly: The Nutter on the Bus

Carl Donnelly: The Nutter on the Bus

Join double Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee, Carl Donnelly on the top deck of a bus for his all new show about spiritual awakenings and letting go of your past. 

Susie Steed: Money Walks – The Unofficial Story of Capitalism

Susie Steed: Money Walks – The Unofficial Story of Capitalism

Follow in the footsteps of power on this walking tour of capitalism from British Empire to banking crisis, with jokes. 

BlundaBuskers Fringe After-Party & Piano Bar

BlundaBuskers Fringe After-Party & Piano Bar

BlundaBus infamous and intimate late-night knees-up that probably isn’t for you. 

Kat Bond: Loo Roll

Kat Bond: Loo Roll

Kat Bond (BBC Radio 4, BBC Three, Channel 4) and, let’s throw it out there, Call the Midwife, brings Pat and her characters to Edinburgh. 

L!ghten Up Your Life!™

L!ghten Up Your Life!™

The only show where it’s all about you! Whether you’re looking for a serious pick-me-up or just a light-hearted put-me-down, pop by Edinburgh’s one-stop shop for the worst advice… 

Becky Walker’s Mandatory Rest Break

Becky Walker’s Mandatory Rest Break

Becky takes a welcome break from a 16-hour festival work day to bring dark but charming stand-up and stories with special guests from the frontlines and backstages of the Fringe. 

The Attenborough Tours: Life on Fringe

The Attenborough Tours: Life on Fringe

Life-changing daily walking tours with Stompy (Half Naked Chef). 

ComedyOpoly: Board Games With Comedians

ComedyOpoly: Board Games With Comedians

Bob Slayer invites his audience to come play board games aboard the top floor of the fun-spurring remodelled double-decker Blundabus, affectionately named Brenda. 

Depresstival, Tim Loud: Antifolks

Depresstival, Tim Loud: Antifolks

Two antifolk-Punk musicians, Depresstival and Tim Loud, bring their melodic, musical whinge fest to Bob’s BlundaBus. 

How to Drive a Bus (All Ages)

How to Drive a Bus (All Ages)

The children’s show on an actual bus: with a bonkers bus driver, a clueless conductor, a double-decker bus and you. 

Daddy & Robin: Lightbulb (All Ages)

Daddy & Robin: Lightbulb (All Ages)

This is what happens when you ask a four-year-old to name the show while he’s busy playing with an empty yoghurt pot. 

Iraq Out & Loud: Reading the Chilcot Report in Full

Iraq Out & Loud: Reading the Chilcot Report in Full

A group of performers, writers, politicians and you plan to stage a reading of the Chilcot Report. 

Iraq Out & Loud: Reading the Chilcot Report in Full

Iraq Out & Loud: Reading the Chilcot Report in Full

A group of performers, writers, politicians and you plan to stage a reading of the Chilcot Report. 

Desiree Burch: This is Evolution

Desiree Burch: This is Evolution

Change may be constant, but it’s so f*cking slow! Fringe First/Funny Women Award-winning American comedian Desiree Burch investigates identity through sex, drugs, an embarrassingly… 

Gráinne Maguire: What Has the News Ever Done for Me?

Gráinne Maguire: What Has the News Ever Done for Me?

Who has time to care about all the day’s news? Not when most of us have so many good box sets on the go. 

David Quirk: Approaching Perfection

David Quirk: Approaching Perfection

Approaching Perfection is the new film¹ by award-winning director² David Quirk. 

Phil Kay: Laugh & Death

Phil Kay: Laugh & Death

Come on a real bus with Phil, we’ll fit new tyres and go bloody double-decker off-roading, ram raid a few museums. 

Luca Cupani: The Admin of Death and Other Confessions

Luca Cupani: The Admin of Death and Other Confessions

So You Think You’re Funny? 2015 winner, Italian Luca Cupani returns to the Fringe! The man who was too funny for Italy and moved to the UK tells the truth, the whole truth and noth… 

Grace the Former Child: Party Politics

Grace the Former Child: Party Politics

Don’t miss stand-up veteran Grace, formerly The Child, revealing all about being a 13-year-old. 

Bob Slayer: 24 Hour Shows

Bob Slayer: 24 Hour Shows

Bob drives his BlundaBus around Europe looking for adventures. 

NeverMind the BusStops

NeverMind the BusStops

Bob Slayer’s infamous late night lock-in and happenings: Storytelling and take-overs on a multiple award-winning double-decker bus. 

Honky Bonk History of The Beatles

Honky Bonk History of The Beatles

All aboard the Magical History Tour! A completely ridiculous and unofficial journey through the world of the Fab Four with the Helter Skelter comedy of the Honky Bonk Comrades. 

X – Lady Carol

X – Lady Carol

Ten years ago a young girl tottered the cobbles of Edinburgh flyering, when under a full moon she stumbled into becoming a lady, winning awards and flattering reviews as she fell. 

The Story Of The Nervous Man (A Silent Comedy)

The Story Of The Nervous Man (A Silent Comedy)

A riotous non-verbal comedy about a nervous man who decides to change the monotony of his life by taking a risk. 

Jason Neale is Proper Funny: Fact

Jason Neale is Proper Funny: Fact

After a sold out run at Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival, affable everyman Jason Neale brings a highly enjoyable hour of Proper Funny real life stories, cheeky observations and u… 

Joshua Ladgrove Talks at You for 52 Minutes in Exchange for Some of Your Money

Joshua Ladgrove Talks at You for 52 Minutes in Exchange for Some of Your Money

Australian idiot attempts comedy in a bus. 

Hall and Edhouse: The Two Syds

Hall and Edhouse: The Two Syds

Ian Hall and Bruce Edhouse (both former Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival award winners) present a daft but affectionate tribute to some of the great comedy double acts of our time. 

Phil Kay 'n' Russell Hicks: Psychedelicious

Phil Kay 'n' Russell Hicks: Psychedelicious

Fringe veteran, freewheeling storytelling Phil is joined by Russell the brilliant young American upstart, cut from similar cloth. 

Phil Kay MegaBusy

Phil Kay MegaBusy

Phil’s solo storytelling show: ‘It’s easy to get lost in Kay-world, it’s the close proximity to such high energy levels, emotionally charged and visceral storytelling. 

BlundaBus: RoadShow

BlundaBus: RoadShow

First and last Fringe Wednesdays: Get aboard the BlundaBus Roadshow. 

Daddy and Robin I Love You (Featuring the Little Snowman)

Daddy and Robin I Love You (Featuring the Little Snowman)

Surreal clown, singer and Phil Kay collaborator Cammy Sinclair (38yrs) accidentally took his son Robin (3yrs) to a gig. 

Grace the Child: Playground Politics

Grace the Child: Playground Politics

The only 12-year-old comedian performing on a bus. 

BlundaBus: Never Mind the BusStops

BlundaBus: Never Mind the BusStops

Bob Slayer’s infamous late night aftershow that probably isn’t for you. 

Bob Slayer: Fat Jockey

Bob Slayer: Fat Jockey

Once upon a time Bob was a Jockey. 

The Half Naked Chef

The Half Naked Chef

Stompy’s back by popular demand and he’s gonna be on (and all around) a bus. 

Cheaper Than Therapy

Cheaper Than Therapy

Every comedian seeks and thrives on the laughter of their audience, but that’s not what’s most important to them. 

Luca Cupani: Still Falling

Luca Cupani: Still Falling

London-based Italian comedian. 

Paul Ricketts: West End Story

Paul Ricketts: West End Story

Return of acclaimed and libellously funny storytelling show on how to find outrageous nightly adventure on a budget of £5.