In the midst of the comedy maelstrom, into which Edinburgh in August descends, I was privileged to enjoy an extraordinary artistic experience.
This is not a 'show' in the generally accepted meaning of the word.
Being Frank is a truly very special show, performed by stand up veteran Imaan Hadchiti.
Stand-up tantra diving shamelessly into the heart of your matter.
Legendary Scottish storyteller and master of mirth is only in town for one weekend.
Two young, naive, St Martins fools blur the line between art and comedy much more insalubriously than The Mighty Boosh did.
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…
An hour of stand-up about curiosity, horses, death and strip club etiquette.
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.
Dark, bold and razor sharp, Australian comedian Laura Davis is internationally critically acclaimed as one of the most unique comedic voices around.
The cult hit returns! Comedian and contrarian Chris Betts will argue the opposite of anything anyone in the audience says.
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…
The hypnopompic boy king slam-dunks a sleepover-themed show so hard the hoop disintegrates.
Have you ever wondered why you can’t speak to the dead? You aren’t drunk enough silly.
Bob Slayer’s infamous late-night aftershow that probably isn’t for you.
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.
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…
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…
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’…
‘Brilliant’ ***** (Sydney Morning Herald).
Born and raised in Japan, Yuriko Kotani now lives in the UK.
The cult hit returns! Comedian and contrarian Chris Betts will argue the opposite of anything.
David Earl’s alter ego, Brian Gittins is an utter prat and according to the Sussex Argus, ‘The World’s Worst Comedian’.
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…
Last Fringe 1,444 people read the entire Chilcot Report in a garden shed next to a double-decker bus.
Mystery pot-luck intimate performance art show: Is it alive? Or is it dead? It’s a total surprise in a garden shed.
A live game show that pits the audience against the wits of grand inquisitor, comedian and pedant Chris Betts.
Winner: Piece of Wood (Comedian’s Choice) 2012, Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
As seen on Frankie Boyle’s American Autopsy and 8 Out of 10 Cats.
Award-winning performer Paula Valluerca, aka Madame Señorita, is committed to reconnect with the pleasure of being a totally deluded idiot.
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.
Follow in the footsteps of power on this walking tour of capitalism from British Empire to banking crisis, with jokes.
BlundaBus infamous and intimate late-night knees-up that probably isn’t for you.
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.
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 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.
Life-changing daily walking tours with Stompy (Half Naked Chef).
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.
Two antifolk-Punk musicians, Depresstival and Tim Loud, bring their melodic, musical whinge fest to Bob’s BlundaBus.
The children’s show on an actual bus: with a bonkers bus driver, a clueless conductor, a double-decker bus and you.
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.
A group of performers, writers, politicians and you plan to stage a reading of the Chilcot Report.
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…
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.
Approaching Perfection is the new film¹ by award-winning director² David Quirk.
Come on a real bus with Phil, we’ll fit new tyres and go bloody double-decker off-roading, ram raid a few museums.
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…
Don’t miss stand-up veteran Grace, formerly The Child, revealing all about being a 13-year-old.
Bob drives his BlundaBus around Europe looking for adventures.
Bob Slayer’s infamous late night lock-in and happenings: Storytelling and take-overs on a multiple award-winning double-decker bus.
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.
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.
A riotous non-verbal comedy about a nervous man who decides to change the monotony of his life by taking a risk.
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…
Australian idiot attempts comedy in a bus.
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.
Fringe veteran, freewheeling storytelling Phil is joined by Russell the brilliant young American upstart, cut from similar cloth.
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.
First and last Fringe Wednesdays: Get aboard the BlundaBus Roadshow.
Surreal clown, singer and Phil Kay collaborator Cammy Sinclair (38yrs) accidentally took his son Robin (3yrs) to a gig.
The only 12-year-old comedian performing on a bus.
Once upon a time Bob was a Jockey.
Bob Slayer’s infamous late night aftershow that probably isn’t for you.
Stompy’s back by popular demand and he’s gonna be on (and all around) a bus.
Every comedian seeks and thrives on the laughter of their audience, but that’s not what’s most important to them.
London-based Italian comedian.
Return of acclaimed and libellously funny storytelling show on how to find outrageous nightly adventure on a budget of £5.
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