Desiree Burch: Desiree's Coming Early!

Desiree Burch: Desiree's Coming Early!

In a “day in the life” format of her experiences at Burning Man festival, Desiree Burch intricately tells us the story of her search for sex during an unintentional acid trip. 

The Mackerel Eaters

The Mackerel Eaters

Local band The Mackerel Eaters are searching for their inspiration and motivation in the cultural graveyard of ambition, Galway City. 

Liberty Hodes – Hot Commodity

Liberty Hodes – Hot Commodity

Hot Commodity is a one woman show which interrogates the effect of capitalism on everything around us and what that means as a young woman trying to find her place in the adult wor… 

Dinner for One oder Der 90. Geburtstag

Dinner for One oder Der 90. Geburtstag

Miss Sophie has invited her four closest friends to celebrate her 90th birthday. 

Phil Kay: A Happening

Phil Kay: A Happening

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

The Pushkinettes: We Must Live

The Pushkinettes: We Must Live

The Pushkinettes (Julia Masli, Tatiana Collet-Apraxine and Julie Nesher) are delighted to invite you to the traditional and very unusual memorial ceremony of Anna Karenina, the tra… 

The Glang Show

The Glang Show

The Glang Show is the only anarcho-comedy utopia that has travelled back in time from beyond the heat death of the universe. 

Mark Dean Quinn Knits: A Comedy Show

Mark Dean Quinn Knits: A Comedy Show

A show about knitting. 

Adam Larter: Good Morning Croissant

Adam Larter: Good Morning Croissant

Please help. I am trapped in a cardboard supermarket.  

Joz Norris Is Dead. Long Live Mr Fruit Salad.

Joz Norris Is Dead. Long Live Mr Fruit Salad.

Despite the title, it transpires that Joz Norris is not dead, but is merely busy having a bath. 

Tony Law and Phil Nichol: Virtue Chamber Echo Bravo

Tony Law and Phil Nichol: Virtue Chamber Echo Bravo

Tony Law: ‘Philip and I have been talking about this for years. 

Ben Target: Six Endings in Search of a Beginning

Ben Target: Six Endings in Search of a Beginning

Chasing dreams, planting seeds and mining for gold in this work-in-progress show from ‘one of very few comics who manages to do something new with the art form while keeping an aud… 

Sean Morley: Soon I Will Be Dead and My Bones Will Be Free to Wreak Havoc Upon the Earth Once More

Sean Morley: Soon I Will Be Dead and My Bones Will Be Free to Wreak Havoc Upon the Earth Once More

Inside my skin is a rattling beast and when I breathe my last it will emerge. 

Phil Ellis: Au Revoir

Phil Ellis: Au Revoir

Phil says goodbye to Edinburgh forever. 

Paul Currie: Trufficle Musk

Paul Currie: Trufficle Musk

Genders and non-genders, come plunge your human meat gloves into this zeitgeist pavlova as you gently take each other delicately by the frontal cortex and we all ascend into the sp… 

Foxdog Studios: Tomorrow's Office

Foxdog Studios: Tomorrow's Office

In a rare appearance outside, IT rock‘n’roll superstars Lloyd and Pete bring their latest inventions from their cable-infested living room to Edinburgh for a brand-new show. 

Russell Howard: Work in Progress (Afternoon)

Russell Howard: Work in Progress (Afternoon)

Come join Russell for his early afternoon bonus hour. 

The Establishment: Le Bureau de Strange

The Establishment: Le Bureau de Strange

Expert stupidity from multi award-winning comedy duo, Dan Lees and Neil Frost. 

Róisín and Chiara: Get Nupty

Róisín and Chiara: Get Nupty

A brand-new hour of improvising genius from cult-in-the-making duo Róisín and Chiara. 

Barbara Nice: Raffle

Barbara Nice: Raffle

Triumphant return to the Fringe for one week only. 

Adam Larter: Boogie Knights

Adam Larter: Boogie Knights

Adam Larter plays Sir Dance-a-lot, one of the Boogie Knights who has been exiled from a land where disco lovers are persecuted, and where rock ‘n roll and the evil King Gary now … 

Ari Shaffir's Renamed Storyteller Show

Ari Shaffir's Renamed Storyteller Show

Ari Shaffir and other funny people tell true and scintillating stories. 

Bitter and Twisted

Bitter and Twisted

Longing for something but short on luck. 

The Establishment: Le Bureau de Strange

The Establishment: Le Bureau de Strange

Side-splitting, stiff-upper-lipped hilarity from critically acclaimed duo Dan Lees and Neil Frost, plus very special guests. 

Paul Currie: Hot Donkey

Paul Currie: Hot Donkey

Paul Currie is a disturbingly brilliant comic who plays his crowd like the conductor of an orchestra. 

Marny Godden: Marny Town

Marny Godden: Marny Town

Come on down to Marny Town! Join Marny as she performs some of her favourite characters and, for the first time, she gives us fascinating insight into the real-life inspiration beh… 

Daniel Simonsen: Work in Progress

Daniel Simonsen: Work in Progress

Currently residing in New York City, the Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer returns to the Fringe to build material. 

Phil Ellis Is Ready for the Big Time

Phil Ellis Is Ready for the Big Time

After winning the Edinburgh Panel Prize in 2014 with Funz and Gamez, Phil’s ready to bring his unique, anarchic and unreliable comedy to the masses. 

Ben Target: Splosh!

Ben Target: Splosh!

Pool party starter and Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee, Ben Target, invites you to plunge in for a paddle. 

Luke McQueen: Monster (The Person Behind the Comedian)

Luke McQueen: Monster (The Person Behind the Comedian)

For this year’s Fringe, I’ve invented a crap new chat show format. 

Ari Shaffir: Jew

Ari Shaffir: Jew

Ari Shaffir turned his last Fringe show into a Netflix special called Double Negative. 

Cat Pictures to Music for an Hour

Cat Pictures to Music for an Hour

No refunds. @catpicsmusicFU #catpicsmusicFU 

Helen Duff: How Deep Is Your Duff?

Helen Duff: How Deep Is Your Duff?

Whip-smart stream-of-consciousness comedy from ‘master of shamelessly silly yet socially conscious clowning’ **** (BroadwayBaby. 

Mat Ewins: What Sorry? My Mistake! The Doors Are Not Open; The Show Has Been Cancelled. Do Not Have Your Tickets Ready!

Mat Ewins: What Sorry? My Mistake! The Doors Are Not Open; The Show Has Been Cancelled. Do Not Have Your Tickets Ready!

‘Refused to explain where the rest of the cast were, merely claiming they were dead’ (ThreeWeeks). 

Ali Brice's Lemonade Stand

Ali Brice's Lemonade Stand

You are cordially invited to the grand reopening of Ali Brice’s Lemonade Stand. 

Betty Grumble: Love and Anger (or Sex Clown Saves the World Again!)

Betty Grumble: Love and Anger (or Sex Clown Saves the World Again!)

Sex clown, wild woman and surreal showgirl, the award-winning, head-spinning Betty Grumble returns to Edinburgh with her flesh riot of laughing love and ecosex. 

Adrienne Truscott's a One-Trick Pony (Or Andy Kaufmann is a Feminist Performance Artist and I'm a Comedian)

Adrienne Truscott's a One-Trick Pony (Or Andy Kaufmann is a Feminist Performance Artist and I'm a Comedian)

Truscott wrestles with: standing up while telling jokes, second shows, stealing material and bad reviews – back in the town where she got ‘em! All while paying homage to her fa… 

Desiree Burch: Unf*ckable

Desiree Burch: Unf*ckable

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

Sean Morley: Earned Helplessness

Sean Morley: Earned Helplessness

Hi… and wow! It’s me! Top lad and monolithic friend Sean Morley. 

Tom Bell's Citizen Test

Tom Bell's Citizen Test

The comedy game show where Brexit means Prizes! Wave a flag and cheer on two guest comics as they compete over a series of tasks to win citizenship of Great Britain. 

Slash Theatre: The Room in the Elephant

Slash Theatre: The Room in the Elephant

We like to think of it as a ‘daring exposé revealing the state of contemporary masculinity in a post-feminist milieu’. 

The Carl Donnelly and Chris Martin Podcast Live!

The Carl Donnelly and Chris Martin Podcast Live!

Join Carl Donnelly and Chris Martin for a nightly live podcast with guests, chat, stand-up, and all round fun and games. 

Adam Hess: Cactus

Adam Hess: Cactus

Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominated chap and star of Live at the Palladium, Live From the BBC and other stuff returns for another smash-hit show. 

Candy Gigi Presents: Becky Rimmer's Bat Mitzvah!

Candy Gigi Presents: Becky Rimmer's Bat Mitzvah!

Becky Rimmer, along with her father and mother, Mervyn and Gaye Rimmer, invite you to join them in the celebration of Becky’s Bat Mitzvah! Gaye asks that any young boys coming to t… 

Ali Brice's Never-Ending Pencil

Ali Brice's Never-Ending Pencil

A monk starts the show. 

Paul Currie: Cats in My Mouth

Paul Currie: Cats in My Mouth

A brand-new show from this hairy idiot man-child, strap in for more fun and nonsense as the entire audience is taken by the hand into a true circus of silly. 

Al Pitcher - Sweden Syndrome

Al Pitcher - Sweden Syndrome

Now living in Sweden, it’s time for the Kiwi who has won comedy awards in Australia, the UK and Sweden to make you laugh once again. 

Marny Godden is One Tooth

Marny Godden is One Tooth

A toothless punk wakes one morning and asks herself the all-important question: why are we here? Expect cod philosophy, serious attitude and a chicken going on. 

Will Seaward Goes to El Dorado

Will Seaward Goes to El Dorado

Intrepid comedian Will Seaward is going to the jungles of South America in search of the legendary lost city of El Dorado. 

Pete Johansson: Pete Jo-Handsome Comes Alive!

Pete Johansson: Pete Jo-Handsome Comes Alive!

For this brief hour, the very attractive Pete Johansson emerges to give all his love and skill and joy and thought to the one true god worth possibly dying for: live comedy. 

Lucy Hopkins: Powerful Women Are About

Lucy Hopkins: Powerful Women Are About

A vibrational revolution of being, channeled by a goddess. 

Mark Dean Quinn: My Heart on a Plate

Mark Dean Quinn: My Heart on a Plate

I’m really proud of this show. 

Is Edward Aczel Infinite?

Is Edward Aczel Infinite?

Is Edward Aczel Infinite? Have you ever thought: who am I? Is it all just a dream? Is time constant or variable? Is it only possible to imagine the infinite? No, me neither. 

Let's Get Quizzical

Let's Get Quizzical

Like a mythological creature comprising equal parts gameshow and man, Les Ismore straddles the enraged bullock of Ulster Light Entertainment. 

Tim Renkow: King of the Tramps

Tim Renkow: King of the Tramps

Tim Renkow has a handy tip for anyone who feels uncomfortable around him as a result of his cerebral palsy. 

Ari Shaffir: This Is Not Happening

Ari Shaffir: This Is Not Happening

Comedian Ari Shaffir brings his hit Comedy Central storytelling TV series This Is Not Happening to the stage! Nothing is off limits as Ari brings up some of his favourite comics to… 

Further Ted: Joe Rooney

Further Ted: Joe Rooney

Famous as Father Damo from Father Ted. 

Ali Brice Presents Home is Where Eric Meat is

Ali Brice Presents Home is Where Eric Meat is

We join Eric Meat on what is a sad occasion: the day is due to move out of his childhood home. 

Marny Godden: Where's John's Porridge Bowl?

Marny Godden: Where's John's Porridge Bowl?

Something’s happened to John’s porridge bowl and Marny Godden has crafted an hour of surreal, very physical comedy to find out exactly what. 

Adam Hess: Feathers

Adam Hess: Feathers

It was a little hard to breathe when watching Adam Hess. 

Spencer Jones Presents The Herbert in Eggy Bagel

Spencer Jones Presents The Herbert in Eggy Bagel

Spencer Jones is once more going full tilt in the surrealism stakes, and the result is a fantastically strange success. 

Glenn Wool: Five Nights Only

Glenn Wool: Five Nights Only

Globetrotting comedian Wool is back for a limited time with the first glimpse of his new show. 

Adam Larter's Return on Investment

Adam Larter's Return on Investment

It’s 1987 and Glenn Fiscal is riding high in the corporate stationery world. 

Paul Currie: FFFFFFFMILK!

Paul Currie: FFFFFFFMILK!

Northern Irish master of surreal nonsense and bohemian clownarchist. 

Beth Vyse as Olive Hands in All Hands to the Pump...

Beth Vyse as Olive Hands in All Hands to the Pump...

Beth Vyse’s sassy, leopard print clad alter ego: Olive Hands (Britain’s number 2 in the morning!), daytime TV wannabe resurrects her career on a cruise ship. 

Joz Norris: Hello, Goodbye

Joz Norris: Hello, Goodbye

This award-winning idiot is back to talk about what he’s been up to. 

Mat Ewins: Mat Ewins Will Make You a Star

Mat Ewins: Mat Ewins Will Make You a Star

Actor Mat Ewins will make you a star in Mat Ewins: Mat Ewins Will Make You a Star. 

Candy Gigi: If I Had a Rich Man

Candy Gigi: If I Had a Rich Man

Oy! Everyon’es favourite Yiddish girl Candy Gigi, Malcome Hardee Award winner 2014, has transformed Fiddler on the Roof into something truly bizarre and outrageous. 

Pat Cahill: D.O.T.T

Pat Cahill: D.O.T.T

‘Everybody knows, it’s just the way it goes, all sorts can happen, and that’s the way it goes!’ Welcome to D. 

Matthew Highton's I, the Universe

Matthew Highton's I, the Universe

3016, space is overrun with tourists. 

Ari Shaffir: Ari S-P-E-C-T

Ari Shaffir: Ari S-P-E-C-T

Creator and host of Comedy Central’s This Is Not Happening. 

Pete Johansson: Good People

Pete Johansson: Good People

Good People is a light-hearted exploration of what should be a natural journey towards being a better person. 

Ed Aczel’s Foreign Policy

Ed Aczel’s Foreign Policy

Ever thought your relationship with your next-door neighbour is in fact foreign policy? No. 

Ed Aczel: The Random Flapping of a Butterfly's Wings

Ed Aczel: The Random Flapping of a Butterfly's Wings

As Ed and his technician struggle to make his opening video work, the audiences tries to work out whether this shambling, technologically doomed opening is part of the show. 

Spencer Jones Presents: The Herbert in Proper Job

Spencer Jones Presents: The Herbert in Proper Job

On any given night during the Edinburgh Fringe there are dozens of funny comics standing on stage talking about the life and loves of a performer. 

Tanyalee Davis: Actual Size

Tanyalee Davis: Actual Size

Tanyalee Davis is the little lady with the big voice! Fresh from BBC1’s The John Bishop Show, Tanyalee is back with a live show packed-to-burst with hilarity. 

Aidan Killian: Holy Trinity of Whistle Blowers

Aidan Killian: Holy Trinity of Whistle Blowers

Aidan Killian is not the kind of performer to shy away from big questions. 

Michael Brunström: The Golden Age of Steam

Michael Brunström: The Golden Age of Steam

For fans of the unusual and the alternative, Macolm Hardee Award nominee Michael Brunström (AKA The Human Loire) investigates the nature of reality and illusion through a collecti… 

Simon Munnery's Fylm School

Simon Munnery's Fylm School

Simon Munnery believes that the camera should be used more in live performance, and the result is the fantastical world of his Fylm School. 

The Alternative Comedy Memorial Society

The Alternative Comedy Memorial Society

The Alternative Comedy Memorial Society, or ACMS, is a late-night comedy showcase. 

Il Puma va a Edimburgo

Il Puma va a Edimburgo

The only bi-lingual, half Italiano, half Inglese, all funny Fringe show! Longest running gig of its kind. 

Imagine There's No Ben Target (It's Easy If You Try)

Imagine There's No Ben Target (It's Easy If You Try)

Ben Target is in no way an average stand-up. 

Adam Hess: Salmon

Adam Hess: Salmon

Adam Hess: Salmon is an hour of almost non-stop jokes, spoken at breakneck speeds by a guy who is going places. 

Tim Renkow: Kim Jong-Un, Muhammad, Jesus and Other Power Hungry Maniacs

Tim Renkow: Kim Jong-Un, Muhammad, Jesus and Other Power Hungry Maniacs

A show about power and the relatable struggles of small town life: boredom, noisy neighbours. 

Candy Gigi – Chicken Soup

Candy Gigi – Chicken Soup

After winning last year’s Malcom Hardee award for comic originality, and receiving multiple four-star reviews, Candy Gigi brings the most demented Jewish Friday night dinner to t… 

Beth Vyse: As Funny As Cancer

Beth Vyse: As Funny As Cancer

Vyse is back and this time it’s personal! A bodacious and ballsy look at her battle with breast cancer. 

Bobby Mair: Filthy Immigrant

Bobby Mair: Filthy Immigrant

Bobby Mair delivers a dark, honest and hilarious hour of pure stand-up. 

Pete Johansson: Just Google Me

Pete Johansson: Just Google Me

Fringe favourite returns with limited run presenting reworked classics alongside newly crafted tales that always challenge, enlighten and leave you laughing. 

Joz Norris: Hey Guys!

Joz Norris: Hey Guys!

Hey guys! ‘I am become Death. 

Pat Cahill: Panjandrum

Pat Cahill: Panjandrum

See such honest turns as Who’s Blown an Egg? and Quite Busy by Pat Cahill. 

Paul Currie: Re-Release the Baboons

Paul Currie: Re-Release the Baboons

Paul Currie returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with his anarchic, bread-filled 2014 masterpiece Release the Baboons after a triumphant run at Adelaide Fringe. 

Ali Brice presents: Eric Meat Has No Proof, Only Memories of Pasta

Ali Brice presents: Eric Meat Has No Proof, Only Memories of Pasta

Brice is back with a host of silly characters. 

Jim Davidson's Funeral

Jim Davidson's Funeral

Jim is dead and so is the Fringe. 

Lewis Schaffer: Success Is Not An Option

Lewis Schaffer: Success Is Not An Option

Lewis Schaffer, a 57 year old New York Jew, greets each audience member with a warm handshake as they walk into the dingy, dubiously smelling venue of Lewis Schaffer: Success Is … 

Matthew Highton's Good Luck Sleeping Jerks

Matthew Highton's Good Luck Sleeping Jerks

A strange uplifting new comedy from a master storyteller about sleep problems, past, family and featuring a haunted doll. 

Dangerfield: Sex with Children

Dangerfield: Sex with Children

This isn’t a play on words, it’s about sex with children. 

Aidan Killian: Jesus Versus Buddha

Aidan Killian: Jesus Versus Buddha

Irish comedian Aidan Killian certainly cuts a surprising figure with his new show; not so much for the long, simple robe he wears, but the fact that he’s shaved off half his bear… 

Ali Brice Presents: Eric Meat Wants to Go Shopping

Ali Brice Presents: Eric Meat Wants to Go Shopping

The star of Weirdo’s cult hit The Colonel, Ali Brice brings his long-overdue, hotly anticipated and ridiculously silly debut show to Edinburgh. 

Darren Walsh: Chicken Meow!

Darren Walsh: Chicken Meow!

UK Pun Championships winner Darren Walsh debuted his 30 minute show I am a Giant at last year’s Fringe to rave reviews. 

Candy Gigi: I'm Not Lonely

Candy Gigi: I'm Not Lonely

Candy Gigi, Hackney New Act of the Year finalist, brings to this year’s Fringe a frighteningly eccentric one-woman show based on her life as a lonely Jewish maniac. 

Adam Hess: Mustard

Adam Hess: Mustard

One of the country’s most exciting new comedians does 40 minutes of stand-up that he really hopes you come to and have the best day of your life. 

Matt Roper: Wilfredo Deconstructed

Matt Roper: Wilfredo Deconstructed

The grotesque, charming and lovable global singing sensation is stripped away layer by layer to reveal a deeply complex character which lurks beneath. 

Spencer Jones is The Herbert

Spencer Jones is The Herbert

BAFTA nominated Big Babies star performs his debut Edinburgh show. 

The Grandees: A Creepshow

The Grandees: A Creepshow

The Grandees go dark with creeps, crawlers and chaos. 

Robert White - The Curious Incident of the Gag and the Gun-Crime… Plus More Stuff!

Robert White - The Curious Incident of the Gag and the Gun-Crime… Plus More Stuff!

Before comedy Robert did 67 jobs in seven years, went to prison for a practical joke and wrote symphonies for his sock-puppet. 

Berliner and Stamell: One of Us Will Die

Berliner and Stamell: One of Us Will Die

British comedian Gareth Berliner and Australian comedy actress, Kiruna Stamell present a dynamic, funny, edgy, fresh, new double-act comedy show, One of Us Will Die. 

Paul Currie: Release the Baboons

Paul Currie: Release the Baboons

‘This is the most inventive and hilarious act I have seen in years’ (Director, Leicester Comedy Festival).