Barbara Nice: Raffle

Barbara Nice: Raffle

Triumphant return to the Fringe for one week only. Barbara Nice brings her touring show, Raffle, to this year's Fringe. Star of her own BBC Radio 2 sitcom, Barbara Nice is at the top of her game... 

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 rule... 

Bitter and Twisted

Bitter and Twisted

Longing for something but short on luck. They’ve been on a mighty quest to the bottom of the cave of desperation, met a winged, twice-horned beast called Insanity, stared into his emerald green eyes and screamed 'not today!' Disturbed but not perturbed they fled to a town called Purgatoria, population: two... 

Ari Shaffir's Renamed Storyteller Show

Ari Shaffir's Renamed Storyteller Show

Ari Shaffir and other funny people tell true and scintillating stories. Long-form American storytelling featuring weird, crazy, fascinating true stories from some of the funniest people on Earth... 

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. 'One of the most outrageously funny hours imaginable' (BritishTheatreGuide... 

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. It is clear from the outset that the audience are an integral part of his show, within a minute of starting everyone is on their feet singing ‘Pandas for hands’ with Currie leading us, and creating a human tunnel of legs for him to crawl under... 

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 behind them... 

Cat Pictures to Music for an Hour

Cat Pictures to Music for an Hour

No refunds. @catpicsmusicFU #catpicsmusicFU 

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. Come watch performances where anything could happen as the Norwegian comic alternates between working with and without a net... 

Luke McQueen: Monster

Luke McQueen: Monster

Monster is my fifth show. The previous four have been humiliating. 'Nervous laughs at the unpredictability of a lunatic merge into heartier guffaws for his bold set pieces, raw potency and inspired ideas' (Chortle... 

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.com), Helen Duff. Duff dives to 'a level of intimacy most acts wouldn't dare' **** (Skinny) and 'it's a joy to behold' **** (EdFestMag... 

Ali Brice's Lemonade Stand

Ali Brice's Lemonade Stand

You are cordially invited to the grand reopening of Ali Brice's Lemonade Stand. Expect silly characters, daft voices and bizarre audience interaction. Brice has quickly become a master of his own hilarious style of character comedy... 

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. Phil doesn’t mean to brag but he’s been involved with no less than five failed pilots and over 20 unread TV show ideas... 

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. Goggles on for synchronised aquatics, front crawl relays and doggy paddle lessons (for beginners)... 

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). 

Ari Shaffir: Jew

Ari Shaffir: Jew

Ari Shaffir turned his last Fringe show into a Netflix special called Double Negative. This year, he returns to tackle his Orthodox Jewish upbringing. Ari questions all the things rabbis never wanted him to... 

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. ‘Grumble’s eye-opening show is a venus flytrap to the male gaze’ **** (ToDo List)... 

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 favorite "comedian", Andy Kaufman... 

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... 

Sean Morley: Earned Helplessness

Sean Morley: Earned Helplessness

Hi… and wow! It's me! Top lad and monolithic friend Sean Morley. Here I am with some of the biggest best jokes, really ready and raring to smash the gig, raise the roof, raze the venue and salt the Earth... 

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. Featuring such patriotic games as competitive queuing, passive aggressive note writing and of course, trying to order some proper bloody food when abroad... 

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’. Total Theatre seem to think it's ‘Comedy gold... full of surprises’ with an ending that's ‘a total hoot’... 

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. Listed in the Guardian's Top Ten Comedy Podcasts. Previous guests include Milton Jones, Bo Burnham, Roisin Conaty, Bill Burr, Sean Hughes, Kerry Godliman, Richard Herring, Seann Walsh, James Acaster and many more! 

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 the party stay behind for the interview process afterwards, in which she will choose a partner for Becky, who is 12 now and ready to settle down... 

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. He's five foot eleven, he hates other families' plates, and he had his 18th birthday party on a riverboat on the Thames so when people realised how boring it was they couldn't leave... 

Ali Brice's Never-Ending Pencil

Ali Brice's Never-Ending Pencil

A monk starts the show. You'll be taken on a journey full to the brim with nonsense, heartfelt silliness and quite possibly a song! Ali Brice is a character comedian. He's chasing his dreams and has almost caught up with them... 

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. Voted Best New Show, Leicester Comedy Festival... 

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. As seen on Russell Howard's Good News and his own comedy special on Netflix, You Might Also Enjoy Pete Johansson... 

Joz Norris: The Incredible Joz Norris Locks Himself Inside His Own Show, Then Escapes, Against All the Odds!!

Joz Norris: The Incredible Joz Norris Locks Himself Inside His Own Show, Then Escapes, Against All the Odds!!

This idiot's back. Last year I saw Jason Donovan alone onstage singing to a backing track and suddenly it dawned on me why I do all this. You perform to hide in plain sight and build your own cage... 

Lucy Hopkins: Powerful Women Are About

Lucy Hopkins: Powerful Women Are About

A vibrational revolution of being, channeled by a goddess. Part electro-ritual, part theremin-experiment, part light-fantastic. Ultra-conscious comedy by award-winning, internationally-touring, terribly present clown... 

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. For real. And he's recruiting. This show is his pitch. Fancy untold adventure? Come sign up! Fancy seeing a grown man slash at undergrowth onstage? Come and see the show anyway... 

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. Marny Godden is one of the most joyful and original voices in British comedy... 

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. Anyway, we live in uncertain times and Ed's house is built on shifting sand... 

Mark Dean Quinn: My Heart on a Plate

Mark Dean Quinn: My Heart on a Plate

I'm really proud of this show. There will be buckets, sweets and at least one joke. I would love you to come. 'A fascinating, poignant and extremely entertaining study in deadpan tragicomedy' (Exeunt)... 

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. 'Free-wheeling genius' (Sydney Morning Herald). 'Hysterical comedy force' (Time Out) ‘Every show is new and every show is unique... 

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. Still to be thrown from the psychotic burger-beast of trivia, he takes his life's culmination, Let's Get Quizzical to the Fringe... 

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. The trick is, he says, to think of him as a physical metaphor for Brexit... 

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 tell their favourite, most embarrassing, or just plain funny true-life stories in front of a live audience... 

Further Ted: Joe Rooney

Further Ted: Joe Rooney

Famous as Father Damo from Father Ted. Joe is a hugely established stand-up comedian with a styles so unique and hilarious that he slotted perfectly into his Craggy Island role. Joe Rooney is ‘laconic, infectiously manic and always riveting’ (HotPress... 

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. The childless, unmarried protagonist doesn’t know where he will be moving or who the tenants will be... 

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. It turns out to be a whimsical and enjoyable experience orchestrated by a charismatic and very funny performer... 

Adam Hess: Feathers

Adam Hess: Feathers

It was a little hard to breathe when watching Adam Hess. And no, it’s not the questionable musk of The Hive that's to blame. The real culprit is the fact that Hess zips from joke to quality joke at such speed that it’s almost impossible to suck in enough air between all the laughter... 

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. The Herbert is back at the Fringe provoking gales of laughter while deftly defying description with another slice of bizarre clowning comedy... 

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. One simple bit of advice… Book early! ‘Wool refreshes the parts many stand-ups cannot reach’ ***** (Scotsman). 

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. He’s learned business the hard way, studying after hours while flipping burgers down the cobblers. The company is guided by his vision and his mission statement but he knows he can’t take all the credit... 

Paul Currie: FFFFFFFMILK!

Paul Currie: FFFFFFFMILK!

Northern Irish master of surreal nonsense and bohemian clownarchist. Appeared on BBC Three's Live at the Electric. Gained a loyal fan base including some of the UK's most respected comedians: Stewart Lee, Limmy, Tony Law, Tom Sade etc... 

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. After a terrible stint performing on land she takes to the seas, when she begins to sink... 

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. Well that's lesson one... If we all practised good manners, what a lovely world we would live in... 

Joz Norris: Hello, Goodbye

Joz Norris: Hello, Goodbye

This award-winning idiot is back to talk about what he's been up to. Par for the course for most Edinburgh shows but this year he's encountered love and death, so what he's saying might have some emotional heft... 

Matthew Highton's I, the Universe

Matthew Highton's I, the Universe

3016, space is overrun with tourists. Amongst them a young couple who just want a real experience, and in order to get it they will travel galaxies to watch the last god die. It’s a story so moving the universe itself personified to tell it... 

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. ‘Mat Ewins is a very strange man... whilst delivering massive hilarity' (Guardian). pay-what-you-want... 

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. A true American stand-up comedy hour. It's raw. It's dirty. The theme is purely 60 minutes of funny. ‘The hardest working stoner in show-business’ (Maxim)... 

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.O.T.T, a box set of optimistic bollocks from Pat Cahill (Nominee Best Show Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival 2016)... 

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. But what if I'm not? Or worse, what if none of you are? In a world full of spiralling narcissism, greed and apathy, maybe we only need a good man with a pun to protect us from ourselves... 

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. She talks and sings you through the life and pressures of being brought up as an Orthodox Jew, and the lengths she's gone to hunt down a nice Jewish man... 

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. Ultimately, it's almost impossible to tell... 

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. It’s understandably tough to stand out amongst this sea of talent, well unless you’re Spencer Jones... 

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. She may be just 3-foot 6-inches tall, but Tanyalee’s gargantuan personality has ensured that she stands tall amongst the comedy greats... 

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. This August he is back in Edinburgh with a stand-up show-cum-sermon, centring on the actions of Julian Assange, Chelsea Manning, and Edward Snowden... 

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 collection of surreal alternative comedy stunts, employing his body, voice, legs and ping-pong balls... 

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. As you sit down facing the stage, Munnery himself is positioned behind you at a desk... 

The Alternative Comedy Memorial Society

The Alternative Comedy Memorial Society

The Alternative Comedy Memorial Society, or ACMS, is a late-night comedy showcase. However, it is most definitely unlike any other show of its kind. If the night can be said to have a theme, it might be the non-traditional... 

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. Amazing experience, whatever language you speak! Two nights only! Different hilarious guests each night... 

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. He specialises in the surreal and the unusual, and Imagine There’s No Ben Target most definitely fits that description. I don’t think I could even describe him as a stand up comedian, though he’s definitely very funny... 

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. Although there are plenty of new venues opening up around town for the Fringe period Adam Hess’ show is a pretty good reason to return to the Hive... 

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 the whole festival... 

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... oh and drug dealers, murder and neo-Nazis... Winner of several awards in 2014 including: Amused Moose Laugh Off, Leicester Square’s New Comedian of the Year and nominated Chortle Best Newcomer... 

Pat Cahill: Panjandrum

Pat Cahill: Panjandrum

See such honest turns as Who's Blown an Egg? and Quite Busy by Pat Cahill. He'll rattle his helmet in your direction and see who takes a bite! All in for all! **** (Metro). ‘This quirky performer has true star quality and bags of originality, mixing physical humour, gimmicks, wordplay and comedy songs’ (Evening Standard)... 

Joz Norris: Hey Guys!

Joz Norris: Hey Guys!

Hey guys! 'I am become Death.' I am a pigrat. I am building families out of friends. I can move forwards and backwards and side to side. I am a little lost boy. I keep my secrets somewhere safe... 

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. Edinburgh Best Newcomer nominee... 

Bobby Mair: Filthy Immigrant

Bobby Mair: Filthy Immigrant

Bobby Mair delivers a dark, honest and hilarious hour of pure stand-up. As seen on Never Mind the Buzzcocks, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Russell Howard’s Good News, Sweat the Small Stuff and Virtually Famous... 

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. Eric Meat is heartbroken, can't cook spaghetti, and out to do what he wants. Join him as he tries to find out exactly who he is. It could be disastrous... 

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. Enter a comedy sweat flume of mime puppets and crowd participation on an epic scale... 

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. Hear the tale of her Stoke-on-Trent family The Waltons on Alcohol, her time with Nelson Mandela, acting and thieving at the Royal Shakespeare Company, settling down with Michael Jackson and finding cancer... 

Jim Davidson's Funeral

Jim Davidson's Funeral

Jim is dead and so is the Fringe. The Edinburgh Fringe was once a great arts festival; now the gutters overflow with the blood of desperate 'comedians' and the very foundations of this granite city threaten to collapse under the weight of discarded flyers... 

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 Not An Option... 

Tim Renkow: At Least Hell Has Ramps

Tim Renkow: At Least Hell Has Ramps

Tim Renkow has cerebral palsy. Understandably, the condition forms a significant part of his comedy, not just in terms of how he appears and moves on stage, but also his attitude to life, and how he responds to the often patronising ways in which non-disabled people react to him... 

Dangerfield: Sex with Children

Dangerfield: Sex with Children

This isn't a play on words, it's about sex with children. You do not have to have been abused to attend. 'A natural physical comedian, a rubber-physiognomist with superb timing, and prepared to hot-wire his own psyche in pursuit of emotional range' (Will Self)... 

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. A cult must-see and a key member of alternative favourites Weirdos, ‘the closest thing we have to a modern day comic strip’ (Steve Bennett, Chortle... 

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 beard and long hair to approximate, depending on the angle, the aesthetic simplicity of the Buddha and the singularly messianic follicles of Jesus—a weird theological spin, you might say, on Batman’s Two-Face... 

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. This year he brings another 30 minute show of new jokes and daft nonsense where the ultimate question will be answered: Chicken or Meow? ‘Walsh is indeed very tall... 

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. 'Virtually batters the audience into laughter' (Chortle... 

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. So much more than just teeth and trousers... 

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. 'A burst of insanity... 

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. In this show we see how the only Asperger’s, gay, dyslexic, cross-lateral, webbed-toed, ex-con, musical comedian turned the comedy from his life into a life of comedy... 

Spencer Jones is The Herbert

Spencer Jones is The Herbert

BAFTA nominated Big Babies star performs his debut Edinburgh show. Herbert Clunkerdunk is a smiley, strange man who has builders in his house, but he can't stop messing about with their stuff... 

The Grandees: A Creepshow

The Grandees: A Creepshow

The Grandees go dark with creeps, crawlers and chaos. Ready for some sinister, anarchic mayhem? We think you are… 'Sublimely silly, brilliantly performed' (Times). 'Perfectly executed comedy' ***** (Edinburgh Evening News)... 

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. Directed by award-winning comedian Phil Nichol... 

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). Hold on to your jelly shoes!! Let Mr Currie flick your eye balls with his toes of oblique comedy... 

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. Who is Eric Meat? With help from Neil Art Attack Buchanan's dad, a mannequin, the Phil Collins album No Jacket Required and other things, friends and sandwiches, he might just go shopping...