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. 

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. Expect props, mistakes, scattered ideas and at least one breakdown… 

Lovinda Heart: Penetration

Lovinda Heart: Penetration

Stand-up tantra diving shamelessly into the heart of your matter. A Fringe first, Lovinda comes all the way from Venus to seduce you deeper into your very own deliciousness. Loving you ruthlessly and with charm, wild yet devoted, she is an elegantly sophisticated innocent filled with the juice of life on a mission to squeeze it for all to share… 

Phil Kay: A Happening

Phil Kay: A Happening

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

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 dustbin… 

Chris Betts: Dumb but Fair

Chris Betts: Dumb but Fair

An hour of stand-up about curiosity, horses, death and strip club etiquette. ‘Amazingly funny’ **** (List). ‘Prepare yourself to laugh at some pretty morally corrupt stuff’ **** (TheWeeReview… 

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. Fresh off the back of a year of completely sold out shows as part of the UK’s coolest comedy cabaret night, Piñata, they’re bringing their signature scent of just about controlled chaos to the top deck of The Blundabus… 

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. Unconventional, cathartic and exhilaratingly hilarious, this is her brand new hour… 

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. Think part stand-up, part debate class. Since the topics are chosen by the audience, every show is completely new and different… 

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 relationships with our parents... 

Sam Nicoresti's Bedtime

Sam Nicoresti's Bedtime

The hypnopompic boy king slam-dunks a sleepover-themed show so hard the hoop disintegrates. Comedy PR is 50% meretricious fighting talk, 50% photoshoot: so move over everyone – there’s a new confident cop in the dreamery... 

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. You need alcohol and a selection of inebriated comedians to really make a seance go pop! Come with an open mind (and low expectations) as Carl Donnelly and his comedy guests try and make contact with those you loved that have passed over... 

Bob Slayer: NeverMind the BusStops

Bob Slayer: NeverMind the BusStops

Bob Slayer’s infamous late-night aftershow that probably isn’t for you. Storytelling, happenings and music... Oh the music. 'Spirit of the Fringe' (Guardian). 'Brilliant off-the-cuff show' (ThreeWeeks)... 

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. Also featuring some hand picked friends from the cream of their alternative comedy price bracket... 

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 jiggle away... 

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 your name to becoming the winner you were meant to be? Highly-anticipated debut which unravels the mystery behind becoming Wingrid: superior human being excelling at life... 

Neal Portenza's Final Edinburgh Show Will Be a Bad Magic Show on a Bus. BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Netflix and Amazon Prime Are All Welcome

Neal Portenza's Final Edinburgh Show Will Be a Bad Magic Show on a Bus. BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Netflix and Amazon Prime Are All Welcome

'Brilliant' ***** (Sydney Morning Herald). Show is pretty much what it says on the box. Come see this cult idiot's goodbye tour. The bus is stationary during the show. Winner: People's Champion, Amused Moose Comedy Award, Edinburgh Fringe 2016... 

Yuriko Kotani: Moreish

Yuriko Kotani: Moreish

Born and raised in Japan, Yuriko Kotani now lives in the UK. Please come and join her new work-in-progress show! Using her unique perspective, she is going to tell stories of her experiences and thoughts... 

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's so Happy to Help... 

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. The topics are chosen by the audience so every show is completely new and different. 'Drolly original sense of reasoning' (Scotsman)... 

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’. However, Brian’s not having any of it and he’s back with a live show with the might of powerhouse sponsor Rampoo (shampoo for rams) behind him... 

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 rejuvenation for your festival... 

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. Non-stop. 284 hours 45 mins. Making it the longest continuous Fringe show ever performed... 

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. Will it be sexy or will it be Scrabble? You'll only find out if you have a dabble! 'Spirit of the Fringe' (Guardian). 

Desiree Burch: Unf*ckable

Desiree Burch: Unf*ckable

As seen on Frankie Boyle’s American Autopsy and 8 Out of 10 Cats. Heard on Welcome to Night Vale and The Guilty Feminist Podcast. The 2015 Funny Women Award-winner presents her second comedy hour on sex, race and capitalism... 

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. As she searches for love and/but freedom, she will aim to create a show from scratch in 25 nights... 

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. 'Observational genius' (Guardian)... 

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. As Britain leaves the EU and Scotland tries to leave Britain, explore the shared history we’d rather forget... 

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. Brace yourselves for Betts to oppose your viewpoints, no matter how ridiculous or convoluted the argument becomes... 

David Quirk: Cowboy Mouth

David Quirk: Cowboy Mouth

Winner: Piece of Wood (Comedian's Choice) 2012, Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Winner: Golden Gibbo Award 2011, Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Nominee: Best Local Act 2013, Sydney Comedy Festival... 

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. Anything can happen if you let it. Including Piano-Oke, Happy Shed, Twister, pies, double ding, room for one on top? This is not a show... 

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. One half of 'sublime' duo That Pair ***** (BroadwayBaby... 

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 you’ll receive this year... 

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. There will be gin, probably... 

The Attenborough Tours: Life on Fringe

The Attenborough Tours: Life on Fringe

Life-changing daily walking tours with Stompy (Half Naked Chef). Discover the natural history of the Fringe in all its grime and glory! Improvised stupidity! Best Interactive, Adelaide Fringe... 

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. Lead by himself and one other comedian, the more involved an audience is the more fun the games are... 

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. Depresstival is a caustic, witty and eloquently miserable antifolk musician and vaguely viral YouTuber – facebook... 

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. Double ding! No buses will actually be driven, unless everything goes drastically wrong... 

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. Daddy and Robin aka Cammy and Robin Sinclair are a father and toddler double act literally doing kids shows... 

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. Respectfully, humbly, and relentlessly, a cast of thousands, continuing non-stop. 24-7 until it’s done... 

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. Respectfully, humbly, and relentlessly, a cast of thousands, continuing non-stop. 24-7 until it’s done... 

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 prolonged adolescence and attempts at profundity... 

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. Luckily Gráinne Maguire has found a way! Three top comedians bring in a news story they think is the most important of the day and aim to persuade the audience why theirs is the one they should care about too... 

David Quirk: Approaching Perfection

David Quirk: Approaching Perfection

Approaching Perfection is the new film¹ by award-winning director² David Quirk. It is a thorough collection of the finest ideas and material I could muster, written and wrangled into shape on location in Midwestern towns and cosmopolitan American cities during a three month sabbatical to bemused patrons... 

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. Remember: the follow through begins on the way to the clubhouse, guys... 

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 nothing but the truth in these intimate semi-serious confessions about religion, sex and the admin of death... 

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. Strictly limited run, on a bus. Her debut solo show, Playground Politics, played to sold-out audiences at the Fringe in 2015... 

Bob Slayer: 24 Hour Shows

Bob Slayer: 24 Hour Shows

Bob drives his BlundaBus around Europe looking for adventures. He hasn't found one. He's found 24! Twenty-four different stories from Malcolm Hardee and Barry Award-winning storyteller... 

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. Anything can happen if you let it. We might even have a piano! 'Spirit of the Fringe... 

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. She ran away with the circus, then away from the circus... 

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. ‘Pushes the cutting edge of mime and interactivity...hysterically funny’ (Fringe Review - Highly Recommended Show)... 

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. John Lennon famously said: 'You can only find truth through absurdity'... 

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 unusual facts to Edinburgh... 

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. Highly interactive. Always fun. Joshua Ladgrove is the man behind Dr Professor Neal Portenza and last year’s Come Heckle Christ show. He won an award for comedy once... 

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. In reality, it's an anarchic mess of laughter, nonsense and petty arguments... 

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. There's little doubt that Kay was the chief influence on stand-ups who are now regularly selling out enormodomes now, but the prospect of him hitting marks and dressing in the same stage gear every night for DVD continuity is a belly laugh in itself... 

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. Two masters at weaving improvisations with stream of consciousness and spontanious mayhem... 

BlundaBus: RoadShow

BlundaBus: RoadShow

First and last Fringe Wednesdays: Get aboard the BlundaBus Roadshow. We will be driving around Edinburgh creating pop-up adventures wherever we go. Featuring Pat Monahan and Bob Slayer breaking world records... 

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. Robin insisted on getting involved in the act and a unique and wonderful double act was born... 

Grace the Child: Playground Politics

Grace the Child: Playground Politics

The only 12-year-old comedian performing on a bus. See her age-inappropriate performances now, before she becomes a teenager. 'Hard-hitting political satire ... an excellent joke about Tibet' (BroadwayBaby... 

Bob Slayer: Fat Jockey

Bob Slayer: Fat Jockey

Once upon a time Bob was a Jockey... Really? Surely he's too tall? Too fat? How big was the flippin' horse? Presenting Bob's origin story: pre-comedy (Malcolm Hardee Award winner), pre-touring with bands (Bloodhound Gang, Electric Eel Shock, Snoop Dogg) and pre-eating all the pies, Bob could've won the Grand National! 'Hilarious anecdotal ramblings' (RacingPost... 

BlundaBus: Never Mind the BusStops

BlundaBus: Never Mind the BusStops

Bob Slayer’s infamous late night aftershow that probably isn’t for you. Anything can happen if you let it: storytelling, gossip and Comedyopoly (challenging comedian guests to a variety of board games)... 

Luca Cupani: Still Falling

Luca Cupani: Still Falling

London-based Italian comedian. Hilariously crafted material with plenty of witty improvisation and bizarre observational humour. ‘We have discovered brand new comedy talent in Luca Cupani’ (Copstick, Scotsman)... 

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. Set in 1990s Soho, London, it’s storytelling about storytelling... 

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. Expect 'hilarious, top-class street-style theatre...' (Scotsman), brilliant clown antics and culinary demonstrations that would make Nigella's nipples hard... 

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. That prize belongs to the satisfaction of their own insecurities and psychological defects...