Wil Hodgson: Barbicidal Tendencies

Wil Hodgson: Barbicidal Tendencies

Comedian, barber, barstool philosopher. 

Toby Isaacs: Existence is Futile

Toby Isaacs: Existence is Futile

Toby, an unambitious 30-something wants to make the world a better place, but takes umbrage at most of its citizens because he doesn’t have a pension. 

Durham University's Stand Society Presents: Dungaree

Durham University's Stand Society Presents: Dungaree

Straight from the mean, cobbled streets of Durham comes a troupe of student comics with a mission: making you laugh so hard you forget the overwhelming futility of life. 

Biscuit Barrel: Xtra Comedy Tin

Biscuit Barrel: Xtra Comedy Tin

Four acts, hosted by a sketch show? Late-night comedy, celebrating different acts each night from across the Fringe! Biscuit Barrel’s twist on the comedy night, based in Bristol si… 

Alice Cockayne: Attention Needed

Alice Cockayne: Attention Needed

Attention Needed is a fearless ride through stupidity and chaos. 

Nikki Hartung: Love, Pierre

Nikki Hartung: Love, Pierre

France’s greatest love guru, Pierre, swam from Paris to Edinburgh in the hopes of finally finding. 

Aalex Mandel-Dallal: Let She Be and Friends

Aalex Mandel-Dallal: Let She Be and Friends

Aalex had a breakdown so you don’t have to. 

Constellations

Constellations

Theatre Paradok presents a fresh, LGBTQIA+ take on Constellations by Nick Payne. 

Birmingham Footnotes: Citation Needed

Birmingham Footnotes: Citation Needed

Watch out Edinburgh Fringe, Footnotes is back! Our show will be a stand-up variety show featuring The University of Birmingham’s top student stand-ups! Having honed our skills on t… 

Scott Bennett: Nine Lives

Scott Bennett: Nine Lives

Described by the Evening Standard as ‘live comedy’s best kept secret’ Scott Bennett has been blazing a trail through the stand-up circuit for the best part of a decade. 

The Bunker

The Bunker

Hidden away in the notorious Edinburgh Caves is a late night of music, mayhem and madness. 

The Silliad: Improvised Myths and Legends

The Silliad: Improvised Myths and Legends

Why do geese fly south for the winter? What’s really inside an Oreo? You suggest the question, then watch as the myth of its origin comes to life! From the roaring thunder of Mount… 

Eric's Tales of the Sea: A Submariner's Yarn

Eric's Tales of the Sea: A Submariner's Yarn

Award-winning storytelling. 

Full Throttle OCD

Full Throttle OCD

Free show! Jim fights the mundane and holds no punches. 

Biscuit Barrel: Wafering Heights

Biscuit Barrel: Wafering Heights

69 sketches performed in an hour! The acclaimed hyperactive group return to Edinburgh. 

Bob Hecklestein: The World's Greatest Heckler

Bob Hecklestein: The World's Greatest Heckler

This is the story of Bob Hecklestein, a boy born without a sense of humour, who learned to overcome his disability and grew up to become the world’s greatest heckler. 

Julie Grady Thomas: American Scum

Julie Grady Thomas: American Scum

Debut stand-up hour from your favourite, local American. 

Andy Macleod: Anoint My Head – How I Failed to Make it as a Britpop Indie Rockstar

Andy Macleod: Anoint My Head – How I Failed to Make it as a Britpop Indie Rockstar

A one-man show set in early 90s London about a band who didn’t become rich or famous but had a manager who did. 

Phil Ellis: Hedgehog

Phil Ellis: Hedgehog

After the huge success of his last ever sell-out show, Edinburgh award-winning comedian Phil Ellis is back with his latest final stand-up show ever. 

Alex Franklin: Dinosaurusesuses

Alex Franklin: Dinosaurusesuses

A triceratops is revived from the dead. 

Will Preston Can't Face Reality

Will Preston Can't Face Reality

Reality is overrated. 

Pete Wells: Success

Pete Wells: Success

Do you feel successful? Then this is your show. 

The Lovely Boys

The Lovely Boys

Joe and Mikey are Lovely Boys. 

Chuck Salmon: Pool Noodles

Chuck Salmon: Pool Noodles

Dive funny-bone-first into a slip’n’slide sketch adventure in the world’s biggest leisure centre, with hilarious lifeguards and heroic comedians Chuck Salmon: the funniest whistl… 

Ian Cognito: A Life and A Death On Stage

Ian Cognito: A Life and A Death On Stage

Award-winning documentary film about one of the most popular, controversial and troubled comedians in the UK. 

Vlad and Kuan-wen: The Wee Aliens

Vlad and Kuan-wen: The Wee Aliens

A dazzling double-header show featuring Vlad and Kuan-wen (Macedonia and Taiwan), who cut their teeth on the London circuit. 

Chris Laker: Bully

Chris Laker: Bully

Bullies don’t toughen you up or teach you life lessons. 

Jake Baker: Unity

Jake Baker: Unity

Join this multi award-winning comedian for his debut hour of laughs as he tries to unravel the great questions of our time, like: Why does anyone believe the Earth is flat? Can you… 

Nina Hills: Peri-meno... What Now?

Nina Hills: Peri-meno... What Now?

Nina was going through life quite nicely, when – pow! Suddenly she wasn’t! Fear and anxiety crept into normal everyday situations. 

Christof Epaminondas and Friend(s): Too Much Encouragement

Christof Epaminondas and Friend(s): Too Much Encouragement

Christof’s overly-supportive, Greek-Cypriot family has made him think anybody cares about his jokes and, even worse, this Edinburgh show. 

Michelle Kalt: God Hates You

Michelle Kalt: God Hates You

In her first solo show, Swiss Comedy Talent Award finalist Michelle Kalt tackles the aftermath of an embarrassingly peaceful break-up, covering everything from bad dates (or whatev… 

Hannah Fairweather: Just a Normal Girl Who Enjoys Revenge

Hannah Fairweather: Just a Normal Girl Who Enjoys Revenge

Award-winning comedian Hannah Fairweather is the Taylor Swift of comedy, joking about those who have previously wronged her. 

The Halls of Ridiculous: Improvised Sketch Show

The Halls of Ridiculous: Improvised Sketch Show

Join Yorkshire double act The Halls of Ridiculous as they push the boundaries of improv, sketch and character creativity to the max with their quick thinking scenes, zany special g… 

Ram Adithya Arangi – The Local Tourist

Ram Adithya Arangi – The Local Tourist

Ram Adithya Arangi – The Local Tourist is a solo comedy show that is best described as a hilarious and emotional tale of a local immigrant who gets labelled as a tourist across f… 

AAA Batteries (Not Included)

AAA Batteries (Not Included)

A tenth year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! An hour of sharp gags, quick wit and high energy hijinks from three of the comedy circuit’s funniest performers. 

Rich Wilson: You Could Have It So Much Better

Rich Wilson: You Could Have It So Much Better

Whilst other comedians fret and fuss about finding a theme for their shows, award-winning international comedian Rich Wilson puts all of his focus on one thing and that’s being r… 

Carter Morgan: Dick Jokes for End Times

Carter Morgan: Dick Jokes for End Times

Climate change. 

The Show That Must Not Be Named

The Show That Must Not Be Named

Improvised Harry Potter parody from Chortle Award-winning Jericho Comedy. 

Radu Isac: Pandemic

Radu Isac: Pandemic

This show is about the pandemic. 

Davina Bentley: Never Again 2

Davina Bentley: Never Again 2

One of London’s most exciting stand-ups and online stars (Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian finalist 2018, Banana Cabaret New Act winner 2020, Radio 4), examines low-brow pop… 

Amber Glancy: Wine Show

Amber Glancy: Wine Show

Wine Show is a solo clown show centered on Bailey Barrel, a charming and unorthodox wine maker who is discovering her place in the world after the death of her father. 

Benji Waterstones: You Don't Have to Be Mad to Work Here (WIP)

Benji Waterstones: You Don't Have to Be Mad to Work Here (WIP)

Award-winning comedian, NHS psychiatrist and author Benji Waterstones shares highlights from his forthcoming book. 

Shannon Matthews the Musical

Shannon Matthews the Musical

A potty-mouthed romp through this bizarre-but-true story, from cult internet phenomenon and two-hit-wonder Kunt and the Gang. 

Sugarcoated Sisters: Bittersweet

Sugarcoated Sisters: Bittersweet

The hopelessly flawed Sugarcoated Sisters unleash their multi-million-hit TikTok personas onto the stage for the first time. 

Chelsea Birkby: No More Mr Nice Chelsea

Chelsea Birkby: No More Mr Nice Chelsea

As we enter the venue, Chelsea Birkby is waiting at the entrance with a tray of glasses of water for us because it can get pretty hot inside the room. 

Broken Zoo: The Texas Takeover

Broken Zoo: The Texas Takeover

Tip your hat, grab your cowboy boots and bless your heart, because Broken Zoo has come all the way from Austin, Texas, USA to put on the wildest comedy show at the Fringe. 

John Robins: Work In Progress/Progress In Work

John Robins: Work In Progress/Progress In Work

A heady mixture of ropey material and competent crowd work from one of the greats. Extra show added: as part of Just the Tonic’s Hot Ticket Lucky Dip. Tuesday 23rd at 5.45pm. 

Dan Kelly: How I Came Third in the North Korean Marathon

Dan Kelly: How I Came Third in the North Korean Marathon

What happens when you try to run 26. 

Tom Henry, Jack Hester: Tom and Jack Having the Craic

Tom Henry, Jack Hester: Tom and Jack Having the Craic

Two rising stars of the UK stand-up circuit banging out jokes and stories on topics as diverse as relationships, religion, politics, health and the human condition. 

Luca Cupani: Happy Orphan

Luca Cupani: Happy Orphan

The title of this show and the sweet, open and slightly goofy face staring at you from the posters should tell you everything you need to know about this show: and stand-up Luca Cu… 

Jasmin Gleeson: Razzmajazz

Jasmin Gleeson: Razzmajazz

At the start of 2020, Jazz lost her job and her mind. 

Clementine

Clementine

Meet Lady Clementine. 

The Leeds Tealights: Imposter Syndrome

The Leeds Tealights: Imposter Syndrome

The Tealights return to the Fringe for their 15th year, bearing the gift of their brand-new show Imposter Syndrome: an hour of non-stop, nonsensical, sketch comedy. 

Russell Arathoon: The Curious Incidents of the Gay in the Night-Time

Russell Arathoon: The Curious Incidents of the Gay in the Night-Time

‘Russell’s mum believes the whole pandemic is one huge elaborate excuse to get Bradley Walsh more airtime on British TV and Russell is just grateful for a chance to catch up on the… 

Louise Leigh Amused

Louise Leigh Amused

Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year finalist Louise Leigh was supposed to write her Magnum Opus: a searing commentary on men, menopause and menthol rub, a meditation on the natu… 

No Laughing Matter

No Laughing Matter

Sick and tired of everyone laughing at them, the Revue decides to get serious. 

Charlie Hopkinson: Deep (Work in Progress)

Charlie Hopkinson: Deep (Work in Progress)

Ever wondered if what you are seeing and hearing is real? Feel like your trust in the audio-visual spectrum has been shaken? Charlie explores the increasing dangers – and benefit… 

Inside the Robot: Quick, I Need Your Help!

Inside the Robot: Quick, I Need Your Help!

There is a robot in trouble and it needs your help! The stunning visual effects and immersive interactive technology mean kids aged 5 to 95 will be enthralled in this thrilling, ed… 

The Dead Ducks

The Dead Ducks

The Dead Ducks are back and raring to tickle your funny bone! This new generation of funny folk form York’s finest sketch comedy troupe – anyone saying otherwise is selling som… 

Jon Pearson: What Have You Been Up To

Jon Pearson: What Have You Been Up To

Jon Pearson – crowned Best MC in the Midlands, 2022 – presents his unscripted, unfiltered and unplanned award-winning Leicester Comedy Festival performance plus his brand-new S… 

Adventures of the Improvised Sherlock Holmes

Adventures of the Improvised Sherlock Holmes

No script, Sherlock! Stars of UK and Australian fringes take you on an award-winning improvised romp through the underworld of Victorian Britain, packed with shady villains, red he… 

Mat Ewins: Danger Money

Mat Ewins: Danger Money

The master of straight-shooting, straight-talking, gimmick-free stand-up is back! ‘Possibly the most important comic of his generation’ **** (Mat Ewins). 

NDOG: Northerners Deliberating Over Gentrification

NDOG: Northerners Deliberating Over Gentrification

Cheeky Yorkshire comedian Stefan Harvey presents some very silly characters exploring a very serious topic. 

Ed Patrick: Catch Your Breath (Work in Progress)

Ed Patrick: Catch Your Breath (Work in Progress)

NHS junior doctor, comedian and now author (oooooh, check him) Ed Patrick returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with the makings of a new show. 

Jack Gleadow: Jack's Entertainment

Jack Gleadow: Jack's Entertainment

The Leicester Mercury Champion and multi award-winner, Jack Gleadow returns to the Fringe with more old-school comedy for the modern age. 

Paul Currie: The Chorus of Ghosts Living in My Skull Keep Telling Me to Take a Shit in the Fruit Salad

Paul Currie: The Chorus of Ghosts Living in My Skull Keep Telling Me to Take a Shit in the Fruit Salad

A brand-new show from the grand master of Dada nonsense that will endeavour to kick both the stigma of mental health and the patriarchy right in the non-binaries! Hold onto your re… 

Lee Kyle: An Actual Giant

Lee Kyle: An Actual Giant

Lee Kyle is an actual giant. 

Patrick Monahan: Classy

Patrick Monahan: Classy

In a world of groups, hierarchies and class systems, everyone’s trying so hard to fit in. 

MARVELus: All the MARVEL Movies... Kind Of!

MARVELus: All the MARVEL Movies... Kind Of!

The Just Us League of Javier Jarquin and Gary Tro return with an update of their whistlestop tour of the first 3 Marvel Cinematic Universe phases (somewhat contradicting their titl… 

Comedy with an Accent

Comedy with an Accent

Comedy with an accent; comedy with a different point of view! The show is curated by your mischievous Taiwanese comic Kuan-wen and features comedians from all over the world who a… 

Lanessa Long: The Lanessa Show

Lanessa Long: The Lanessa Show

Lanessa has been performing shows all her life. 

An Objectively Funny Show

An Objectively Funny Show

Critical darlings and audience favourites Objectively Funny take time out from producing top-tier shows and providing mental health support at the Fringe to present some of the hot… 

David Ephgrave: Good Grief

David Ephgrave: Good Grief

David nails losing parents, so you don’t have to (NB you’ll still have to). 

Bad Clowns: Hostage

Bad Clowns: Hostage

What happens when a crazed madman takes an Edinburgh show and its audience hostage? Packed to the brim with escape attempts, hostage negotiations, and intriguing backstory, the aud… 

Bad Clowns: Cult Classic

Bad Clowns: Cult Classic

An interactive show where the audience finds themselves in the hands of three friendly faces of a demonic cult. 

The Show That Must Not Be Named

The Show That Must Not Be Named

Improvised Harry Potter from Chortle Award-winning Jericho Comedy. 

AAA Batteries (Not Included)

AAA Batteries (Not Included)

A tenth consecutive year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! An hour of sharp gags, quick wit and high-energy hijinks from three of the circuit’s funniest performers. 

Fraser Gibson: Self-ish

Fraser Gibson: Self-ish

Fraser Gibson spends his time shamelessly promoting himself about town as a way to make a living. 

Alex Williamson: Sin on My Face

Alex Williamson: Sin on My Face

The Victorian era is long gone, but to think people once suppressed their inner sick f*ck is a point of fascination for this comedian. 

Comedy in the Dark

Comedy in the Dark

This unique comedy experience returns to the Edinburgh after sell-out shows across the UK and Europe. 

DCGK's Chicken Box Pencil Case

DCGK's Chicken Box Pencil Case

Dan Cadey and Gary Knightley’s multipurpose chicken box boasts a lunchtime set menu of succulent ‘not-so-secret recipe’ stand-up, along sides of ‘should this be in here’ musical co… 

Steve Rannazzisi – Please Forget

Steve Rannazzisi – Please Forget

Please Forget is a one-man show by American comedian Steve Rannazzisi that takes an comedic look into public shaming. 

Long Man Doing Short Jokes, Short Man Doing Long Jokes

Long Man Doing Short Jokes, Short Man Doing Long Jokes

A stand-up showcase featuring purveyor of one-liners and ‘Long Man’, Josh Massen, and storyteller and ‘Short Man’, Phil Green. 

Lord of the Game of the Ring of Thrones

Lord of the Game of the Ring of Thrones

The greatest tales are only told once. 

Adam Rowe: Pinnacle

Adam Rowe: Pinnacle

After last years sell-out performances at the Fringe, English Comedian of the Year finalist Adam Rowe has bought his show Pinnacle to the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Clothesline

Clothesline

Join UCL’s premiere utensil-based sketch group for their eighth year at the Fringe. 

Just the Tonic Comedy Club – Midnight Show

Just the Tonic Comedy Club – Midnight Show

‘Consistently boasting the most interesting line-ups in the country’ (Times). The best acts from the Fringe come and mooch about and make you laugh at midnight. 

Bring Back the 80s

Bring Back the 80s

Join award-winning comedian James Alderson as he takes a hilarious double A-sided trip down memory lane to see if it really is better now than in the 80s, before he gets much older… 

An Evening With Lee Trundle

An Evening With Lee Trundle

An Evening with Lee Trundle, with Francis Breen: Lee Trundle is cancelled. 

Anna Nicholson: Get Happy

Anna Nicholson: Get Happy

Following her critically acclaimed debut show Woman of the Year, meet Anna’s brand-new characters and join some returning favourites all trying to Get Happy. 

Fat Blast and Crackers: 101 Sketches in 50 minutes!

Fat Blast and Crackers: 101 Sketches in 50 minutes!

How many comedy sketches does it take to screw in a light bulb? 30? 50?! 100?! Well we’ve gone one better, literally. 

Eric's Tales of the Sea – A Submariner's Yarn

Eric's Tales of the Sea – A Submariner's Yarn

Award-winning storytelling. 

Vince Atta: Massive Attack

Vince Atta: Massive Attack

‘Unfailingly entertaining!’ (Chortle. 

Sam Lake and Chloe Petts: Household Essentials

Sam Lake and Chloe Petts: Household Essentials

Sam Lake and Chloe Petts are Household Essentials. 

The Octopus' Armpit and Other Songs I Stole from Parallel Universes

The Octopus' Armpit and Other Songs I Stole from Parallel Universes

I stole the hit songs that our favourite artists play in parallel universes. 

George Rigden: Spooning with Uri

George Rigden: Spooning with Uri

As a child, George Rigden (Leicester Mercury Comedian of the year nominee 2017) was friends with Uri Geller for two years. 

The Golden Path

The Golden Path

I was nine when my Dad taught me to cycle. 

A Mad Ron Rhodes Show

A Mad Ron Rhodes Show

Uxbridge’s third hardest man: Mad Ron. 

The Russian Comedy Experience

The Russian Comedy Experience

Have you ever wondered: what is Russia like? Do they laugh there? Why is it run by a shirtless man on a horse? Let some of Russia’s finest comedians answer these questions and a fe… 

Bad Clowns: Cult Classic

Bad Clowns: Cult Classic

If you’re ever feeling stressed or exhausted by the craziness of the Edinburgh Fringe, just remember this: the Lunar God Nallagog loves you, and he wants you to join him on his g… 

Spa Day

Spa Day

Escape from stress, forget about your failures and let Sam and Horatio indulge you in a world of well-being, rejuvenation and harrowing anecdotes about stress and failures. 

Chubby White's Variety Night

Chubby White's Variety Night

After three years of one-off genre-bending shows to sold-out crowds in Bristol, the cult smash Chubby White’s Variety Night make their Fringe debut. 

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You May Also Like

A fully improvised show created using your favourite TV programmes. 

Tony Basnett: 28

Tony Basnett: 28

Debut show from AAA Late 2017 compere. 

Joe Jacobs: Grimefulness

Joe Jacobs: Grimefulness

Joe Jacobs is back like he left his car keys. 

Google Me

Google Me

Google Me is the new offering from 2018 Fringe debut comedian Eleanor Colville. 

The Dead Ducks: York du Soleil

The Dead Ducks: York du Soleil

The University of York’s Dead Ducks take to the Fringe with their brand-new sketch show: York du Soleil. 

Could It Be Magic?

Could It Be Magic?

In a unique mix of mind-melting magic and bonkers character comedy, one performer plays four contestants in a hilarious and somewhat manic magic competition. 

Steve Bugeja: Single Mum

Steve Bugeja: Single Mum

Steve helped his single mum find her Prince Charming all while learning his times tables. 

Tales of Whatever

Tales of Whatever

Northern powerhouse Tales of Whatever (@talesofwhatever) returns for 2019 with changing daily line-ups of seasoned Fringe comics and performers, all going off-script to share true … 

Alistair Williams: How to Lose Weight and Be Less Racist

Alistair Williams: How to Lose Weight and Be Less Racist

If the title of this show doesn’t let you know that Alistair Williams (as seen on Comedy Central) is a real stand up comedian, I don’t know what will. 

Jackman and Bones

Jackman and Bones

Lanky sketch duo Jackman and Bones debut at the Edinburgh Fringe with an hour of madcap, energetic, Oscar-worthy shenanigans, answering the questions you never knew you had: Is Doc… 

Lydia Hirst: I'll Be Your Dog

Lydia Hirst: I'll Be Your Dog

Arrested and kicked out of France, this is a show about the misadventures of a comedian in the Calais Jungle. 

Legs

Legs

Legs* are what most humans stand on. 

Morgan Rees and Riordan DJ: Coming to Terms

Morgan Rees and Riordan DJ: Coming to Terms

Coming to Terms is an hour of stand-up comedy featuring two award-nominated and winning acts. 

Andy Field's Funeral

Andy Field's Funeral

From BBC Radio 1’s The Andy Field Experience, ITV2’s The Stand Up Sketch Show and Comedy Central’s Ones To Watch. 

2 Girls, 1 Cup... of Comedy

2 Girls, 1 Cup... of Comedy

Award-winning comedian Samantha Baines (Lee Nelson’s Well Funny People) brings you a supersized cup of comedy with TV names, the very best new comedians and brilliant guest MCs. 

Neon Hangover

Neon Hangover

A fast-paced hour of the cream of the up-and-coming crop! Sean Lynch (MTV’s Death Match), Ben Keenan (Amused Moose semi-finalist), Adam Elmi (SYTYF semi-finalist) and Kimberley Dat… 

Bart Freebairn: Maximum Delicious

Bart Freebairn: Maximum Delicious

Nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom (nom) nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom nom. 

Laura McMahon and Will Hall: In Hindsight

Laura McMahon and Will Hall: In Hindsight

As seen on BBC Three and Channel 4. 

Josh Pugh: Maybe the Real Comedy Awards are the Friends We Made Along the Way

Josh Pugh: Maybe the Real Comedy Awards are the Friends We Made Along the Way

An hour of comedy and truth from English Comedian of the Year winner Josh Pugh. 

Omar Ibrahim: Awokening

Omar Ibrahim: Awokening

A presentation of visionary (ridiculous) ideas from an apocalyptic clown man. 

Daniel Nicholas: Lessons in Nostalgia

Daniel Nicholas: Lessons in Nostalgia

A stand-up game show. 

James Bran: Hack

James Bran: Hack

Technology is making life easier, but at what cost? Join James Bran on a comedic exploration of phone addiction, privacy paranoia and his take on the “disruption” of democracy by a… 

Feed Wolf Ice Cream: A Comedy Show About Death

Feed Wolf Ice Cream: A Comedy Show About Death

For those who want more from their comedy than one guy standing still on a stage with a microphone. 

Nina Gilligan – Broad Shoulders

Nina Gilligan – Broad Shoulders

Nina Gilligan has broad shoulders but where did they come from? Join her on a journey of discovery from her adoption (primarily for being ginger) to present-day search for her birt… 

Nick Everritt: The Deconstruction

Nick Everritt: The Deconstruction

Watch in awe as a man in a suit demonstrates his mastery of every genre of comedy. 

Adventures of the Improvised Sherlock Holmes

Adventures of the Improvised Sherlock Holmes

No script, Sherlock! Stars of the Edinburgh, Adelaide and Perth Fringes take you on a thrilling improvised romp through the underworld of Victorian Britain, packed with shady villa… 

Mark and Haydn: Llaugh

Mark and Haydn: Llaugh

Sketch comedy double act Mark and Haydn have been described as ‘brilliant’ by their guardian. 

Keith Carter: Dog Man Stars

Keith Carter: Dog Man Stars

The recovering songwriter now hooked on happiness, the sketch show absurdist with an identity crisis and the deadpan(sexual), Manson Family-friendly entertainer: Keith Carter is do… 

Shaken Not Stirred: The Improvised James Bond Film

Shaken Not Stirred: The Improvised James Bond Film

Daniel Craig has pulled out of the next James Bond film. 

The Silliad: Improvised Myths and Legends

The Silliad: Improvised Myths and Legends

Why do geese fly south for the winter? Why does it always rain on a bank holiday? What’s really inside an Oreo? You suggest the question, and watch as the myth of its origin comes … 

Harry Stachini – Tigers Don't Cry

Harry Stachini – Tigers Don't Cry

Harry Stachini, ‘a must-see act with oodles of onstage charm and compelling, inventive storytelling’ (Spotlight Comedy), invites you into the worlds of a rebellious classroom, an o… 

Twonkey’s Ten Year Twitch

Twonkey’s Ten Year Twitch

It’s Twonkey’s tenth year on the Fringe and he’s here to celebrate with a show that may or may not be the most baffling yet. 

Naz Osmanoglu – Scandinaveland

Naz Osmanoglu – Scandinaveland

Every case in Sweden is a cold case… Stand-up/sketch tycoon, Naz Osmanoglu, does true-crime Nordic noir (finally). 

Mat Ewins: Actually Can I Have Eight Tickets Please?

Mat Ewins: Actually Can I Have Eight Tickets Please?

‘I reiterate my request for a full refund and look forward to your theatre’s explanation [for] why you chose to market this show as suitable for 16-year-olds’ (Audience review). 

Daniel Audritt: Better Man

Daniel Audritt: Better Man

Award-winning comedian, writer and co-creator of Comedy Central’s Modern Horror Stories, Daniel Audritt brings his much-anticipated debut hour to the Fringe. 

Matt Hobs BSc (Bristolian of Science)

Matt Hobs BSc (Bristolian of Science)

Matt Hobs is a proud Bristolian, Doctor of Science and silly sausage. 

Naomi McDonald: Copycat

Naomi McDonald: Copycat

Impressionist, comedian and singer Naomi brings to life all your favourite stars in her brand-new show. 

Ignacio Lopez: EspañYOLO

Ignacio Lopez: EspañYOLO

Spain’s best export, Ignacio Lopez (as seen on BBC Sesh) slams Spanish and British culture in a relentlessly funny show about invasions, history and tapas. 

Nathan Roberts: Glowed Up

Nathan Roberts: Glowed Up

Glowed Up is an anecdotal anti-romcom from stand-up comedian Nathan Roberts. 

Jim Campbell: Beef

Jim Campbell: Beef

Jim Campbell descends from the infamous Scottish clan who inspired one of Game of Thrones’ most brutal moments. 

1 Chick, 2 Dicks: 3 Americans Get Too Personal

1 Chick, 2 Dicks: 3 Americans Get Too Personal

How personal is too personal? What topics are off limits? American comedians Jeanne Whitney, Carter Morgan and Mike Lemme met in Paris trying to answer those very questions. 

Tamsyn Kelly: Petroc

Tamsyn Kelly: Petroc

Growing up on an estate near Lands End with a dangerous father and a disabled mother, Tamsyn dreamed of one day moving to London to become a total badass with enough money to buy f… 

AAA Batteries (Not Included)

AAA Batteries (Not Included)

A ninth year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! An hour of sharp gags, quick wit and high energy hijinks from three of the circuit’s funniest performers. 

Will Penswick: Nørdic(k)

Will Penswick: Nørdic(k)

Will Penswick is Pætur Pætursson: a brooding, troubled detective and a semi-legendary DJ from the Faroe Islands who is going toe-to-toe with Scandinavia’s most dangerous criminal… 

Hate 'n' Live

Hate 'n' Live

The smash-hit show returns for a sixth year with top TV comedians improvising rants on topics suggested by the audience. 

Alex Kealy: Rationale

Alex Kealy: Rationale

Alex Kealy’s latest Fringe performance is a politically charged, self-deprecating show based on sound political analysis and funny life anecdotes. 

Steff Todd: Reality Check

Steff Todd: Reality Check

Award-winning comedian, impressionist and internet sensation Steff Todd presents her debut solo show. 

Plumbing the Death Star Live

Plumbing the Death Star Live

Sanspants Radio present Plumbing the Death Star Live. 

InsTed Talks

InsTed Talks

Mark Vigil presents four characters, each delivering a Ted Talk sort of thing, ish. 

Ella Woods: Wing Defence

Ella Woods: Wing Defence

A comedy show about sport by someone who hated it. 

Playlight Robbery

Playlight Robbery

Wish you could see all the shows at the Fringe? Now you can – almost. 

You've Been Fringed

You've Been Fringed

Are you having a bad month? Us too. 

Pigs in Residence

Pigs in Residence

Pigs in Residence is a comedy collective established in 2017 by comedians Arianna Beadie, Serafina Cusack and Steph Van Geete, who carefully curate line-ups to present the best and… 

Niteskreen

Niteskreen

Once upon a time, British people would know they had to go to bed when the TV stopped showing programmes and started showing still images of the programmes they were going to show … 

Does That Mean We're Not Going Bowling?

Does That Mean We're Not Going Bowling?

Does That Mean We’re Not Going Bowling? may be the best debut comedy show at the Fringe this year. 

Goodbye... I'm Leaving

Goodbye... I'm Leaving

It’s the hilarious frustration of a clown who tries to leave the stage but never manages to complete his departure. 

Just the Tonic Comedy Club – Midnight Show

Just the Tonic Comedy Club – Midnight Show

‘Consistently boasting the most interesting line-ups in the country’ (Times). The best acts from the Fringe come and muck about and make you laugh at midnight. 

Boogie Shoes Silent Disco Walking Tour With a Scottish Twist

Boogie Shoes Silent Disco Walking Tour With a Scottish Twist

Come join the brilliant Boogie Shoes Silent Disco on an immersive dance-walk through the crazy throngs of the Fringe. 

Eric's Tales of the Sea – A Submariner's Yarn

Eric's Tales of the Sea – A Submariner's Yarn

Award-winning storytelling. 

The Toon Coo'ncillor

The Toon Coo'ncillor

Witness the Cowgate’s famed flatulating resident let rip. Four times daily this boffing bovine releases its spectacular gaseous emissions. Just a load of hot air? You be the judge. 

The Leeds Tealights: Souls for Sale

The Leeds Tealights: Souls for Sale

After their five-star run (TheWeeReview. 

Junky Fam's Late-Night Funk Mega Sesh

Junky Fam's Late-Night Funk Mega Sesh

Junky Fam, Edinburgh’s summit of groove excellence, take the drums, bass and guitar to their limits in delivering the heaviest, hardest, fastest, weirdest funk you’ve ever heard. 

Artcoholic

Artcoholic

As you enter the cavernous, tunnel-like venue, the scene is set with cool music playing, whilst the stage is strewn with various artistic accoutrements: an easel, paints, brushes a… 

Sam Russell: Lucky Bastard

Sam Russell: Lucky Bastard

Married to a corporate lawyer, owner of a pitch perfect Elmo impression and being the very definition of straight, white, male privilege. 

I Can Make You Feel Good. By Comparison.

I Can Make You Feel Good. By Comparison.

A beatboxing and storytelling comedy show. 

Sèayoncè

Sèayoncè

‘Do you believe in love. 

Andy Storey: Awkward

Andy Storey: Awkward

‘It’s difficult I think, being a human person. 

Frank Foucault: Shoes

Frank Foucault: Shoes

On the second floor of The Caves, in an arched, brick room with streamers cascading down either side, stands Frank. 

This Is Your Trial (FF)

This Is Your Trial (FF)

The family-friendly version of the UK’s only comedy court returns with a new venue! An improvised show where Steve Bennett invites top comedians to be lawyers, prosecuting and defe… 

James Meehan – Gaz

James Meehan – Gaz

2017. 

Hot Mess: Bezzie Mates

Hot Mess: Bezzie Mates

Max and Anna filmed themselves writing silly sketches for a year to make sure they didn’t miss a trick. 

A Comedy Brunch 2

A Comedy Brunch 2

Breakfast of champions? Brunch of runner-ups. 

The Kagools: Kula

The Kagools: Kula

Multi award-winning physical comedy duo, The Kagools, are unstoppable as they propel silent comedy into the 21st century with pure joy, anarchic buffoonery and unique 'wit and ima… 

Alistair Williams: Great White Male

Alistair Williams: Great White Male

People have never been more scared to say what they really think. 

Jordan Gray: People Change

Jordan Gray: People Change

On April 1st 2017, following a 10 year career in the music biz, recording artist Jordan Gray announced a sudden and surprise leap into stand-up comedy. 

Famous First Words

Famous First Words

The devilishly addictive live music experience is back! Join TV presenters and best friends Tim and Gendle for their high-paced game that gives you a show and a party rolled into o… 

Hoo-Ha!

Hoo-Ha!

What happens when the beguiling meets the bewildered? When the underwhelmed meets the overexcited? A whole lot of hoo-ha, that’s what. 

Happy Zappy Hour! For Troopers

Happy Zappy Hour! For Troopers

Being present and authentic in the moment, it’s all he’s ever wanted to be but the world had other ideas. 

Will Hall: Netflix and Will

Will Hall: Netflix and Will

Forty-five minutes of free (or £5 guaranteed entry) stand-up from a comedian who’s fresh out of the Cambridge Footlights and hoping this isn’t all a terrible mistake. 

Neil O'Rourke and Patrick Spicer: Cool Dude Island

Neil O'Rourke and Patrick Spicer: Cool Dude Island

Stand-up comedians Neil O’Rourke (Irish Comedian of the Year 2017 finalist) and Patrick Spicer (Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2018 nominee) are (p)residents of the coolest… 

Best of Irish Comedian of the Year

Best of Irish Comedian of the Year

Totally sold-out shows across the globe. 

Maddie Campion: 20 Uses for a Lovedoll

Maddie Campion: 20 Uses for a Lovedoll

Maddie Campion has always wanted to be in a double act. 

50% Canadian, 100% Crazy, Let's Laugh

50% Canadian, 100% Crazy, Let's Laugh

Show about family, taking risks and embracing change. 

BEASTS

BEASTS

They’re raw. 

David Ephgrave: My Part in His Downfall

David Ephgrave: My Part in His Downfall

The 1991 holiday camp talent show winner, frontman of Best Hertfordshire Band 1998 and Most Promising Student 2002 pinpoints where things went wrong. 

I Am Ross Smith

I Am Ross Smith

On March 20th, 7:13pm. 

Luxury Split Bill

Luxury Split Bill

Ange Lavoipierre and Jane Watt have prepared a luxurious hour of stand up comedy. 

Impromptu Shakespeare

Impromptu Shakespeare

Bursting with love, poetry, comedy, tragedy, mistaken identity and everything in-between, Impromptu Shakespeare brings you an entirely new and unique Shakespeare play inspired by a… 

Alex Hylton: Everybody's Different and I'm the Same

Alex Hylton: Everybody's Different and I'm the Same

Alex Hylton is unique. 

Anna Nicholson: Woman of the Year

Anna Nicholson: Woman of the Year

Meet the nominees for Woman of the Year in Anna Nicholson’s debut character-comedy show. 

Agenda Benders: Witty Gritty Bitty Fitty Committee

Agenda Benders: Witty Gritty Bitty Fitty Committee

Agenda Benders presents Witty Gritty Bitty Fitty Committee. 

Steve Bugeja: Almost

Steve Bugeja: Almost

Voted at school ‘Most Likely to be Forgotten’. 

Best of English Comedian of the Year

Best of English Comedian of the Year

As discovered at Murrayfield, Wimbledon and Russia, the English aren’t used to winning. 

The Neighbours Are Worried

The Neighbours Are Worried

Ever worried about the noises coming from next door? Meet the neighbours! Akin Omobitan, Max Turner Prize winner 2017 and Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian of the Year finalist… 

Jacob Hatton: Ozymandias

Jacob Hatton: Ozymandias

Megastar millennial messiah, thinkfluencer and idiot Jacob Hatton (BBC Radio 4, Soho Theatre Young Company) cordially invites you to a riotous morning of stand-up, sketches and sil… 

Henning Wehn: Get on With It

Henning Wehn: Get on With It

Surely the German Comedy Ambassador hasn’t bosched out yet another new show? And what’s he still doing here anyway? Come and find out. 

Empathetically Challenged

Empathetically Challenged

People want others to care about them too much. 

AAA Batteries (Not Included)

AAA Batteries (Not Included)

An eighth year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! An hour of sharp gags, intelligent observations and blisteringly quick improvised raps from three of the circuit’s funniest perform… 

Jake Howie: Read My Lips

Jake Howie: Read My Lips

They say a loose pair of lips could sink a ship, but you’ve gotta talk truth to give reality a flip. 

Claire Ford: Unboxed

Claire Ford: Unboxed

Feel like you're stuck outside the box? Then how do you think inside it? Through heartfelt storytelling, clowning and double-walled chipboard, Unboxed promises more 'brilliant, u… 

Pity Laughs: A Tale of Two Gays

Pity Laughs: A Tale of Two Gays

More perverted, more depressed, more jokes. 

Adam Rowe: Undeniable

Adam Rowe: Undeniable

What does it take to become undeniably good at what you do? Fresh from a sell-out UK tour; Liverpool Comedian of the Year winner and English Comedian of the Year nominee Adam Rowe,… 

Bodily

Bodily

Ever wondered how to get the most out of the desolate obelisk that is your body? Using paint, placards and xylophone sticks, Ian Lane takes you on an annotated, colour-coded and po… 

Shaken Not Stirred: The Improvised James Bond Film

Shaken Not Stirred: The Improvised James Bond Film

For a fourth killer year, Alexander Fox and Dom O’Keefe are back with a bang! Armed with your suggestions, they weave together a brand-new film in the style of Britain’s favourite … 

John and Claire Lenahan – Loud & Louder

John and Claire Lenahan – Loud & Louder

Prepare for loud and get ready for louder with some shouty thrown in for good measure. 

Adele Cliff: Sheep

Adele Cliff: Sheep

Popular nerd Adele Cliff presents her gag-packed debut hour, all about individuality, searching for friends, following, fitting in and actual sheep. 

Nathan Lang: The Stuntman

Nathan Lang: The Stuntman

The Stuntman returns after last year's sell-out run with his surreal off-the-wall tale of triumph. 

Lily Lovett and Patrick Monahan: Date Night

Lily Lovett and Patrick Monahan: Date Night

Join Lily and Patrick at the premiere of their brand new, live dating show that connects singles and tests couples. 

Andy Field the Love Tonight

Andy Field the Love Tonight

Since the end of the last Fringe, Andy Field has been keeping a diary full of his thoughts, feelings and silly ideas. 

This Is Your Trial

This Is Your Trial

The UK’s only courtroom-based improvised comedy is back for a sixth year. 

Tom and Ollie in: One and a Half Men

Tom and Ollie in: One and a Half Men

Tom and Ollie are ‘creative, witty, sketchsmiths’ with ‘a sackful of promise’ (Chortle. 

Rory Jones: Return of the Wizword

Rory Jones: Return of the Wizword

From the questionable mind of Rory Jones comes a show of galactic proportions. 

The Kinkens

The Kinkens

Kinkens is old Scots for the evasive answers to the questions of overly curious children. 

James Veitch's Work in Progress Show

James Veitch's Work in Progress Show

To make James Veitch better for you, he brings regular updates to improve speed and reliability. 

Sasha Ellen: No Man's Land

Sasha Ellen: No Man's Land

In 2010, the island of Herm (the Channel Islands’ smallest island) declared a state of emergency. 

Carabet

Carabet

Welcome to Carabet, a world furnished with creatures, characters and bizarre objects. 

Lou Conran: At Least I'm Not Dog Poo Darren

Lou Conran: At Least I'm Not Dog Poo Darren

There’s always someone worse off than you, isn’t there? Someone that you regularly thank your lucky stars that you’re not like. 

Michael Hackett: The Late Mike Show

Michael Hackett: The Late Mike Show

How did this dentist get arrested by armed police? Want to hear the story of all stories? This is it! After a sell-out world tour and release of his bestselling book Gobsmacked, Mi… 

Tom GK – Hearing Loss: The Musical

Tom GK – Hearing Loss: The Musical

Are you, or someone you love, pretending you’re not losing your hearing? Well at 31, Tom GK is losing his. 

Dirty White Boys: Manners

Dirty White Boys: Manners

The award-winning sketch duo is back to bring their trademark high-energy nonsense to a variety of news topics. 

Josh Pugh: The Changingman

Josh Pugh: The Changingman

Josh Pugh: The Changingman. 

Rob Auton: The Talk Show

Rob Auton: The Talk Show

This is a comedy/theatre/spoken word show about talking. 

Alice Marshall: The Strike

Alice Marshall: The Strike

Winner of the 2017 Brighton Fringe Best Comedy Award, critically acclaimed character comedian Alice Marshall returns with a brand-new show. 

Sally-Anne Hayward: Comedienne-ess

Sally-Anne Hayward: Comedienne-ess

Fifty-eight minutes of jokes from one of the UK comedy scene’s most vaginary binaries. 

Bread and Geller: Prime Time

Bread and Geller: Prime Time

Step aside Ricky and Bianca, there’s a new duo in town. 

Super Cally Fragile Lipstick

Super Cally Fragile Lipstick

Forty something years into a lifetime of looking great but feeling fake, Cally Beaton is ready to come out about her double life in her hilarious brand-new stand-up show, Super Cal… 

The Obscurist

The Obscurist

Jokes can be heard anywhere, but for comedy fans who want more bang for their buck, The Obscurist is the show to see this summer. 

Data Night

Data Night

Data Night is a fun, frothy feminist fable mixing clever and silly in the same test tube. 

Bad Habits

Bad Habits

Join the 18th-century’s wildest nuns as they act out the story of their Mother Superior: a young lady forced to don increasingly ridiculous disguises to seduce the same man over … 

Kids With Beards: Fandango!

Kids With Beards: Fandango!

The beardy babes are back, baby! Atop broomstick horses we ride, offering up unto you Fandango! – an hour of surreal, stupid, knee-slappin’ sketches that’ll make you scream Y… 

Trevor Feelgood: Sold Out (But Tickets Still Available)

Trevor Feelgood: Sold Out (But Tickets Still Available)

The king of late-night comedy is back. 

CSI: Crime Scene Improvisation

CSI: Crime Scene Improvisation

No one knows who the killer is, not even the cast! Following 2016’s Edinburgh Fringe sell-out, CSI returns with its improvised, witty and absurd murder mystery. 

The Love of Stationery

The Love of Stationery

‘I collect bags of sugar from cafes and restaurants I’m in. 

Bill Beteet: If You Feel Like Killing Yourself, Call Me

Bill Beteet: If You Feel Like Killing Yourself, Call Me

Bill Beteet, a Laugh Factory comedian from Chicago, will lead you through an existential comedic journey that will have you laugh about life, love, and your inevitable death. 

Arna Spek: Museum Piece

Arna Spek: Museum Piece

Greet the midnight hour with Dutch comedian Arna Spek and special guests. 

F*ck Me Like Dry Vegetable

F*ck Me Like Dry Vegetable

With over a decade’s experience in the casino industry, Matthew Harrison reveals his hand on what really goes on inside a gambler’s paradise. 

Harriet Kemsley: Bad at Doing

Harriet Kemsley: Bad at Doing

Multi award-winning stand-up and absolute mess Harriet Kemsley has survived another year and returns with her best show yet. 

Bristol Revunions: Glass

Bristol Revunions: Glass

Bristol Revunions are a surreal, playful, energetic bunch of sketch comedians that have put together a brand-new show for you, full of original funny material. 

We Are Not Afraid

We Are Not Afraid

These ‘improvising geniuses’ (FunnyWomen. 

Infant Hercules

Infant Hercules

Loud, outspoken and very accessible political comedy from a Northern working-class prospective. 

Jessica Fostekew: The Silence of the Nans

Jessica Fostekew: The Silence of the Nans

There are comedians that are laugh out loud funny, every couple of minutes a big laugh; but the stuff in between is dead air and tumbleweed. 

Wretched

Wretched

Richard Stott was born lopsided. 

Orwell that Ends Well

Orwell that Ends Well

Lolly (Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe) explores our digital footprint in her third satirical stand-up show. 

Laugh, Why Don’t You? A Sketch Show by Fish Pie!

Laugh, Why Don’t You? A Sketch Show by Fish Pie!

Offbeat sketchlings Fish Pie! permit you to disregard political satire, a cappella groups and men noticing things then pausing for laughter in favour of compulsory mirth. 

Digital Fart from the Neo-Archaic Futureland (Russia)

Digital Fart from the Neo-Archaic Futureland (Russia)

Is Putin’s Russia in fact a closer-than-it-looks, post-fact global future? Can it be avoided? And are we really that different? Fringe’s first Russian alternative comedian, Oleg, c… 

Daniel Cook: For Money

Daniel Cook: For Money

Money. 

Damien Slash: Demographic

Damien Slash: Demographic

When an innovation guru is faced with the problem of death, drastic attempts to innovate his way out of the problem result in a catastrophic shattering of the matrix. 

Cat FM

Cat FM

The zombie apocalypse rages outside, but we are relatively safe and quite warm in the last bastion of civilisation – a radio station run by two cats. 

Unreal

Unreal

Silly, surreal and cerebral stand-up from two rising stars, one the winner of So You Think You’re Funny 2016 the other who should be commended for his persistence. 

Sweet Things

Sweet Things

An hour of comedy from two up-and-comers, Micky Overman – ‘a keen comic mind’ (Chortle. 

Alex Kealy: The Art of the Keal

Alex Kealy: The Art of the Keal

Watch a ‘marvellous stand-up’ (Skinny) funnify the slow-motion explosion that is 2017 liberal democracy. 

Homo Disco

Homo Disco

Homo Disco is a disco dance party for all who want to act a fool to camp classics. Dance into the early hours with drag queens and more. Get your tickets fast. 

Jonny Awsum: Honey, I Promised the Kid

Jonny Awsum: Honey, I Promised the Kid

Jonny Awsum promised his daughter he’d play live on stage at the O2. 

Happily Never After

Happily Never After

Award-winning improvisers The Maydays present this skin-prickling tale full of black comedy and haunting music, inspired by the warped imaginations of Tim Burton, Lemony Snicket an… 

Popular Comedian Rob Mulholland

Popular Comedian Rob Mulholland

Rob Mulholland assures us that he’s a popular comedian and then launches into a tirade against the so-called middle class comedians who sell out at the Fringe. 

The Naz Show

The Naz Show

Heavyweight sketch maestro (WitTank) and award winning stand-up veteran, Naz, charges back to the Burgh to punch out his first solo sketch show. 

David Trent: Here's Your Future

David Trent: Here's Your Future

Take a deep breath and join me on a multimedia rampage. 

Curse of the Mummy

Curse of the Mummy

To fully appreciate Curse of the Mummy, one cannot take it seriously as a musical or a drama, which may have been a source of contention amongst some audience members on the night … 

Scott Barnett: Quantumly Entangled With a Blobfish

Scott Barnett: Quantumly Entangled With a Blobfish

Quite possibly the best/only show about blobfish you’ll ever see. 

Caroline Mabey: Quetzals

Caroline Mabey: Quetzals

Caroline’s memory isn’t what it once was. 

Matt Hutchinson: Mixtape

Matt Hutchinson: Mixtape

Matt was a DJ (Secret Garden Party, tracks played on XFM), then a doctor, but he decided that was making his parents too proud, so now he’s a comedian. 

Tom Mayhew: Fragile Fragments

Tom Mayhew: Fragile Fragments

Tom Mayhew’s charmingly awkward persona hides a fantastic alternative comic mind. 

Alistair Williams: Food

Alistair Williams: Food

This is the story of how changing the food you eat changes your life. 

Brendon Lemon, Prophet of Doom

Brendon Lemon, Prophet of Doom

Based on his 2016 prediction of Trump’s election during his last special, Prophet of Doom is award-winning Chicago-based stand-up Brendon Lemon’s examination of the absurd nature o… 

Shaken Not Stirred: The Improvised James Bond Film

Shaken Not Stirred: The Improvised James Bond Film

Following killer runs in 2015 and 2016, Alexander Fox and Dom O’Keefe are back with a bang! Armed with your suggestions, they weave together a brand-new film in the style of Brit… 

Gary Tro: SupercalifragilisticexpiGARYTROcious

Gary Tro: SupercalifragilisticexpiGARYTROcious

This is a show for everyone who feels a lack of fulfilment. 

David Huntsberger: Big Nothingness

David Huntsberger: Big Nothingness

David Huntsberger’s stand-up show is problematic as a comedy show as it has very little resembling a joke. 

David Ephgrave: Now Who's a Comedian?

David Ephgrave: Now Who's a Comedian?

At 36, David is still unable to function in society. 

Leeds Tealights: Fix Us

Leeds Tealights: Fix Us

Winners of the 2015 Derek Award for Best Sketch Show, the Tealights are back, presenting an hour of fast-paced, absurd comedy in their brand-new show, Fix Us. 

Dirty White Boys: Stupid

Dirty White Boys: Stupid

Imaginative, imbalanced and imbecilic sketch duo Dirty White Boys are proud to present a brand-new show for 2017! The boys bring their trademark fast-paced idiocy to a whole new se… 

Afternoon Delight

Afternoon Delight

Family-friendly sample show of different shows within the venue’s 14 performance spaces. 

Impromptu Shakespeare

Impromptu Shakespeare

Returning for yet another year at the Fringe Impromptu Shakespeare bring us a fun little romp of an hour, packed a plenty with witty one-liners and every Shakespearean trope under … 

Alice Marshall: Blood

Alice Marshall: Blood

Alice Marshall is a master of character comedy. 

AAA Batteries (Not Included)

AAA Batteries (Not Included)

A seventh year at the Edinburgh Festival! An hour of sharp gags, intelligent observations and blisteringly quick improvised raps from three of the circuit’s funniest performers, ho… 

Sam Garlepp: Well, There You Go

Sam Garlepp: Well, There You Go

Ninety-four word limit? Well, better not waste any. 

The Delightful Sausage: Cold Hard Cache

The Delightful Sausage: Cold Hard Cache

Cold Hard Cache is the debut comedy adventure from double act The Delightful Sausage – AKA Chris Cantrill, ‘Simple and bizarre punchlines with unerring skill’ ***** (EdFestMa… 

Sandra Hale: Self Helpless!

Sandra Hale: Self Helpless!

Sandra Hale presents herself as kind of a Bad Grandma type. 

Micky P Kerr is Lay-Z

Micky P Kerr is Lay-Z

Leeds-based comedian, musician and social commentator Micky P Kerr has been hotly tipped for stardom. 

Gayshit

Gayshit

If I were to condense this review into a single word, it would unfortunately have to be the title. 

Nicola Cross – Tracey Tracey

Nicola Cross – Tracey Tracey

Everybody has a shadow side. 

Rob Auton: The Hair Show

Rob Auton: The Hair Show

It’s incredibly hard to place Rob Auton’s new show at the Edinburgh Fringe but then again, it’s hard to place Rob Auton. 

Wake Up and Deirdrealize

Wake Up and Deirdrealize

A hilarious, outlandish character romp, guaranteed to take you on the most thrilling ride of your life. 

I See You – Live

I See You – Live

Stand-up comedian Sam Gore has been taking down celebrities and politicians with his cutting, satirical, absurdist diatribes on Facebook since 2014 and garnered over fifty thousand… 

50% Canadian, 100% Crazy, Let's Laugh

50% Canadian, 100% Crazy, Let's Laugh

Have you ever dreamt about what it would be like to escape Debra from accounting? Bob from payroll? Candice from HR? Leave your life behind and start anew? Michelle went from sling… 

Ed Patrick: Comedians' Surgery

Ed Patrick: Comedians' Surgery

Welcome to the Comedians’ Surgery, take your seat, we’ll be with you shortly. 

Maria Shehata: Wisdomless

Maria Shehata: Wisdomless

Having moved 5,437 miles for love, award-winning Egyptian-American comedian Maria Shehata presents her debut hour of playfully sardonic stand-up. 

I Hate Myself So People Will Like Me (and Other Strategies for Success)

I Hate Myself So People Will Like Me (and Other Strategies for Success)

A show for anyone who ever worried they weren’t normal. 

Being Hueman Being

Being Hueman Being

Luke brings his world of fantasy and ridiculousness to Edinburgh, keen to ignite pure idiocy out of nowhere. 

The Daddy and Beeje Chat Show

The Daddy and Beeje Chat Show

Daddy and Beeje, two self-absorbed, dysfunctional TV presenters, are getting ready for their live chat show. 

Pamela DeMenthe Presents: Sticky Digits

Pamela DeMenthe Presents: Sticky Digits

Ever wanted to know how to break into the world of erotic fiction? Self-published erotic authoress, Pamela DeMenthe, is throbbing her way to Edinburgh to present her hotly anticipa… 

Good Vibes

Good Vibes

Heather Shaw and Olga Koch present a high-octane hour of one-liners, personal anecdotes and, most importantly, good vibes! Many people like to party but only the chosen few really … 

Pity Laughs: A Tale of Two Gays

Pity Laughs: A Tale of Two Gays

This show is so much more than a tale of two gays: it is a tale of success. 

Two Plus Ones: Huge Night In

Two Plus Ones: Huge Night In

Raucous, fraternal comedy from award-winning sketch trio. 

Focus On: Lola and Jo

Focus On: Lola and Jo

Are you an 18 to 80-year-old employed or unemployed middle-income earner, from an urban or rural area who shops online or in store? Ambitious fame-hungry comedians Lola and Jo want… 

Emotional Terrorism

Emotional Terrorism

In this one woman show, Ellyn Daniels takes us on an intoxicating ride from Orlando to Togo, from ballet to bulimia, from walking the runways of Paris to blacking out in Hollywood … 

Amanda and Madi: Buffering

Amanda and Madi: Buffering

What links a pensioner pick-up artiste, single malt, vlogging and flies? Nothing. 

The Happening

The Happening

What’s for breakfast today? Another stand-up show? Or instead a connective journey through mind/body, love/loss, power/vulnerability, sound/silence and timeful/timelessness? Imme… 

Travels With Autism

Travels With Autism

Jay has Asperger’s, so he lacks empathy. 

Kids With Beards: The Curse of the Secret Ham

Kids With Beards: The Curse of the Secret Ham

The Brighton-based beardy babes are back, baby. 

The Invention of Acting

The Invention of Acting

Sheep Soup in association with Nottingham’s BAFTA award-winning Television Workshop is back with a brand new sketch show. 

Funny Women Awards 2016: Regional Final

Funny Women Awards 2016: Regional Final

The Funny Women Awards have left a massive impression on the UK comedy map, with previous winners and finalists including Bridget Christie, Sara Pascoe, Katherine Ryan, Kerry Godli… 

The Star Factory

The Star Factory

Enthused? Inspired? Vibing? You love the Fringe, so participate! Precocious poppy or shrinking violet, you could be on stage making mediocre scripts into something great. 

The Leeds Tealights: Tension

The Leeds Tealights: Tension

Winners of the 2015 Derek award for Best Sketch Show, the Tealights return with Tension. 

Paul Johnson: The Cool Kids

Paul Johnson: The Cool Kids

Comedian Paul Johnson guides his two sons through first loves, playground fights, youth sports and the timeless longing to fit in and be one of the cool kids – an urge Paul still… 

Dig the New Breed

Dig the New Breed

Just the Tonic Comedy Club showcases the best of the new talent from the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Jacob Hatton: Dreams of FitzRoy and Londis

Jacob Hatton: Dreams of FitzRoy and Londis

Attention all shipping. 

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

‘Consistently boasting some of the most interesting line ups in the country’ (Times). 

Afternoon Delight

Afternoon Delight

Family friendly showcase of different performers within the venue’s 14 spaces. 

Huge Davies and Sam Lake: Joking Hazard

Huge Davies and Sam Lake: Joking Hazard

Huge is a musical comedian from Asia. 

Joe's NYC Bar

Joe's NYC Bar

Interactive theatre is a tricky beast. 

Sooz Kempner – A Bit of a Character

Sooz Kempner – A Bit of a Character

Following 2015’s Character Activist, Funny Women Variety Award winner Sooz Kempner is back with four more characters/figments of her imagination for you to meet. 

Stephen Bailey: Nation's Sweetheart

Stephen Bailey: Nation's Sweetheart

The Amused Moose Comedy Award Best Show Nominee and ‘guilty pleasure’ (Daily Record) returns with one of his infamous gossips as he continues on his quest to become the nation… 

Revan and Fennell: Fan Club

Revan and Fennell: Fan Club

Award-winning double act, Revan and Fennell, return to the Fringe after making their critically acclaimed Edinburgh debut last year. 

Lynn Ruth Miller: This is Your Future

Lynn Ruth Miller: This is Your Future

Lynn Ruth Miller is the poster girl for growing old disgracefully. 

Adventure Quest

Adventure Quest

Adventure Quest is a dark comedy modelled on the style of old-school Sierra On-Line computer adventure games. 

Daniel Nicholas: Scripted

Daniel Nicholas: Scripted

A madcap stand-up hour that bats around from interactive games to surreal one-liners and some longer bits. 

Danielle Ward: Seventeen

Danielle Ward: Seventeen

Being a teenager in the 90s was hard (is your favourite band Blur, Oasis or Throbbing Gristle?), but now there’s a whole new set of things to worry about. 

Dirty White Boys

Dirty White Boys

As yet undiscovered comedians, Chazz Redhead and Jack Robertson love making jokes almost as much as they hate each other. 

A Poke in the Eye

A Poke in the Eye

Do your other senses get stronger? Is it wrong to fancy your doctor? Will I get a new eye that shoots lasers? Just some of the questions our heroine answers whilst telling us how s… 

Cook and Davies: Do Not Leave This Room

Cook and Davies: Do Not Leave This Room

Winner – Best Comedy, Moors Theatre Awards! Leicester Square Theatre Sketch Off finalists! Sketch comedy duo, frequent enemies and occasional friends Cook and Davies find themsel… 

Richard Brown: Stop, Children, What's That Sound? Everybody Look, It's Richard Brown!

Richard Brown: Stop, Children, What's That Sound? Everybody Look, It's Richard Brown!

Intelligent, alternative comedy from one of Scotland’s rising stars. 

Simon Feilder: Die Trying

Simon Feilder: Die Trying

Manchild autocorrect nightmare Feilder returns after his ‘delightful debut hour’ **** (Metro), with another hot batch of jokes, films, sounds and stupidity. 

A History, w Nowell Edmurnds

A History, w Nowell Edmurnds

A History, w Nowell Edmurnds is a surreal examination of celebrity culture which is by turns extraordinarily captivating and deeply funny. 

The Kagools

The Kagools

Fresh from their hit Australian tour, UK silent comedy duo, The Kagools, return to Edinburgh Fringe. 

The Late Night With Boabby Roaster Show

The Late Night With Boabby Roaster Show

From award-winning character comedians Andrew McBurney (SYTYF finalist 2013) and Jack Kirwan, plus filmmaker Damien Hyde, comes a dark, original and very funny live show. 

The Terrible Tale of Dr F

The Terrible Tale of Dr F

This is the way the world ends. 

Adam Rowe: Bittersweet Little Lies

Adam Rowe: Bittersweet Little Lies

Although still in his early 20s, newcomer Adam is already one of the most sought after acts in the country and is fast becoming a favourite at the UK’s biggest comedy clubs and f… 

Walnut Sanchez and the Macaroni Saga

Walnut Sanchez and the Macaroni Saga

From a mind behind 2015’s Footlights International Tour Show Love Handles, and 2014’s Fringe hit The Canon: A Literary Sketch Show, comes a two-man whirlwind of whimsical storytell… 

Shaken Not Stirred: The Improvised James Bond Film

Shaken Not Stirred: The Improvised James Bond Film

After a blockbuster 2015, Alexander Fox and Dom O’Keefe are back with a bang. 

Harriet Kemsley: The Girl on the Wrong Train

Harriet Kemsley: The Girl on the Wrong Train

Multi award-winning idiot Harriet Kemsley keeps making mistakes and she might be about to make the biggest one of her life. 

Impromptu Shakespeare

Impromptu Shakespeare

Every single audience member is given a ping pong ball with Shakespearean tropes written on them upon entry. 

Mostly David Ephgrave

Mostly David Ephgrave

David Ephgrave enters the room in an endearing manner, commanding the audience’s attention with music and his upbeat persona. 

Five Go Off on One!

Five Go Off on One!

Who is that strange Frenchman signalling from the island? What’s in Aunt Fanny’s famous fish pie? Has anyone actually seen Timmy? The Famous Five are back! Shedload presents Robert… 

AAA Batteries (Not Included)

AAA Batteries (Not Included)

A sixth family-friendly year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! An hour of sharp gags, intelligent observations and blisteringly quick improvised raps from three of the circuit’s fu… 

He's Simple, He's Dumb, He's Daniel Cook

He's Simple, He's Dumb, He's Daniel Cook

A stand-up show based on a true story about how a man (me) went from being an idiot to a (spoiler alert) Nobel Peace Prize winner. 

Danny Deegan is Taller Than Jesus, More Visible Than God

Danny Deegan is Taller Than Jesus, More Visible Than God

Join Danny as he goes through a year that has seen him dumped by his girlfriend on the set of a BBC drama, nearly get beaten up by his dad, discover internet dating, have a health … 

4 Minute Warning

4 Minute Warning

Armageddon is imminent. 

Rights and Responsibilities (or How a Horse Was Tried for Murder)

Rights and Responsibilities (or How a Horse Was Tried for Murder)

A horse tried for murder? A nonsensical idea, surely? Well not after the great Animal Rights and Responsibilities Act 2031 is passed into law. 

Happily Never After

Happily Never After

A dark and twisted musical tale inspired by the warped imaginations of film director Tim Burton (The Nightmare Before Christmas, Sleepy Hollow, Beetlejuice) and the Brothers Grimm. 

Robin Morgan: Free Man

Robin Morgan: Free Man

A very well-structured and well-performed show, delivered from a fantastic up-and-coming comedian. 

Minky: A Sketch Show

Minky: A Sketch Show

Minky [mijnki] 1. 

Taylor Glenn: A Billion Days of Parenthood

Taylor Glenn: A Billion Days of Parenthood

Honest, unflinching and delightfully dark: the award-winning American comedian tackles everything from prenatal pandas to postnatal depression in a tale about surviving the never-e… 

Bristol Revunions: Dolce Vita

Bristol Revunions: Dolce Vita

The Bristol Revunions are back at the Fringe for the eighth year running and they bring you the Dolce Vita. 

Waltzing Matilda

Waltzing Matilda

The Australian outback, a French sheep and a lonely convict on the run. 

Simon Plotkin is Gerald Galbraith: Troubadour

Simon Plotkin is Gerald Galbraith: Troubadour

What do you do when your singing partner vanishes? For twee Scottish children’s entertainer, Gerald Wee Gerry Hoots Galbraith, he grew a beard and went full art folk. 

Ruby Thomas: Chick

Ruby Thomas: Chick

What do a filthy aristocrat, a gynaecologist, a vlogger, a dominatrix and you have in common? Limescale. 

Morning After

Morning After

Gabby is nearly 30 and has achieved absolutely nothing apart from a string of failed relationships, a lot of debt and a few unwelcome pets along the way. 

Banging Fun Stuff

Banging Fun Stuff

The Cutlery Crew wants everyone to have fun, feel uplifted and bang stuff joyfully. 

Henning Wehn: Westphalia is Not an Option

Henning Wehn: Westphalia is Not an Option

German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn is back at the Caves and like every year, Westphalia is not an option. 

Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon

Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon

Based on the six degrees of separation concept, all actors are said to be linked to Kevin Bacon in less than six steps. 

Glenn Moore: Glengarry Glen Glenn

Glenn Moore: Glengarry Glen Glenn

To borrow from one of Glenn Moore’s own references, this show is a tale of two cities. 

Mixed Doubles: Fundraiser

Mixed Doubles: Fundraiser

Quartet, Mixed Doubles, have brought a comedy sketch show to this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, framed with four peculiar characters from the peaceful UKIP-voting Middle England villa… 

The Miserables

The Miserables

Claire hates her job. 

Call of Dudey

Call of Dudey

Fringe newcomers, Dude Looks Like A Lady, bring their award-winning sketch show to Edinburgh with heaps of enthusiasm, a fluctuating quality of comedy and an abundance of false (an… 

Komischer

Komischer

Is Komischer, starring Doug Walker, of Aaaand Now For Something Completely Improvised fame, too clever for it’s own good?This one-man sketch show, with a yoghurt-based theme runn… 

Around the World

Around the World

New York-based Irish comedian Colum Tyrrell brings you the best international acts from around the world. 

Bearpit Podcast (Podcast) Gala Show

Bearpit Podcast (Podcast) Gala Show

Live podcast recording and variety show in aid of Peruvian Kettle Syndrome. 

Swingerella's Wrecking Ball World Tour

Swingerella's Wrecking Ball World Tour

Swingerella used to be Cinderella until her last Prince Charming got her self-harming and she became Swingerella – goddess of fabulousness and high priestess of voodoo. 

Your Aunt Fanny

Your Aunt Fanny

Your Aunt Fanny have been performing their unique brand of comedy throughout the North East to sellout audiences since 2013. 

Kids With Beards present... ¡Niños Con Barbas TV!

Kids With Beards present... ¡Niños Con Barbas TV!

It’s been a big year for Kids With Beards. 

Bismillah! An ISIS Tragicomedy

Bismillah! An ISIS Tragicomedy

Brilliantly acted and superbly written, Bismillah! is one of the best shows I have ever seen at the Fringe or anywhere else. 

Pelican: A Sketch Show

Pelican: A Sketch Show

‘The epitome of bizarre hilarity and joyous absurdity’ ***** (Tab. 

Bill Hicks: Dark Poet

Bill Hicks: Dark Poet

Based upon the life of the influential and acerbic comedian, Bill Hicks: Dark Poet is a fusion between traditional storytelling monodrama and modern stand-up. 

Comedy Death: Comics Talking About Their Worst Gigs

Comedy Death: Comics Talking About Their Worst Gigs

Javier Jarquin hosts guest comedians baring all and telling you about their worst, soul destroying times on stage. 

Just the Tonic Comedy Club – Midnight Show

Just the Tonic Comedy Club – Midnight Show

Come and witness one of the greatest late-night mixed bill shows on offer. 

Daphna Baram: Something to Declare

Daphna Baram: Something to Declare

Daphna Baram, an Israeli human rights lawyer turned journalist, a bleeding heart and an inadvertent anthropologist of British life gets herself leave to remain in the UK, builds a … 

Eric's Tales of the Sea – A Submariner's Yarn

Eric's Tales of the Sea – A Submariner's Yarn

Eric is a friendly, unassuming man whose Tales of the Sea take you through his time spent on submarines in the Royal Navy. 

Aatif Nawaz: Muslims Do it 5 Times a Day

Aatif Nawaz: Muslims Do it 5 Times a Day

Can comedy change Western misconceptions about Islam? Join Aatif as he makes his Edinburgh Fringe debut with a show that drew critical acclaim and packed houses to the Leicester Sq… 

Annie McGrath and Nico Tatarowicz #Pray4AnnieAndNico

Annie McGrath and Nico Tatarowicz #Pray4AnnieAndNico

Annie has the face of an angel and the mouth of a gutter. 

Micky Bartlett: Narcissilly

Micky Bartlett: Narcissilly

Micky Bartlett is back at the Edinburgh Festival with his new show Narcissilly. 

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

‘At the end of a long day’s Fringe-going, this club is Just the Tonic’ (Scotsman). 

Simon Caine Presents Buddhism and Cats

Simon Caine Presents Buddhism and Cats

If you got your idea of adulthood from F. 

Coughing Sheep

Coughing Sheep

Desperately hunting last minute leading man, Lucy Frederick reluctantly presents her father, keen rambler and tropical fish enthusiast Peter Henderson in the lost Russian classic C… 

Bristol Revunions: Cream

Bristol Revunions: Cream

The Bristol Revunions are a first class example of what a student sketch comedy show can be. 

Sam and Helen: Out There

Sam and Helen: Out There

I’m pretty certain this is the first comedy show I’ve ever been to with an audience dance break. 

Mat Ewins: Day Job

Mat Ewins: Day Job

For 30 years Ewins has been the top sales rep at the Plymouth Pie Factory. 

Katia Kvinge: 140 Karakters

Katia Kvinge: 140 Karakters

Scottish BAFTA nominated character comedian Katia Kvinge (as seen on BBC, MTV and Channel 4) hits Edinburgh with her fast-paced, one-woman, multi-character, debut hour comedy show!… 

Jellybean Martinez: Mr Saturday Night TV

Jellybean Martinez: Mr Saturday Night TV

Back in the day, Saturday night TV was the thing to stay in for. 

Book of Love

Book of Love

Book of Love is without a doubt a special show: Lindsay Benner is sexy, silly and completely charming. 

Jim Smallman: My Girls

Jim Smallman: My Girls

There’s something refreshing about seeing a stand-up show with a title that accurately reflects the content of the act. 

AAA Batteries (Not Included)

AAA Batteries (Not Included)

A fifth family friendly year at the Fringe! An hour of sharp gags, intelligent observations and blisteringly quick improvised raps from three of the circuit’s funniest comedians, h… 

501 Things I Do in My Bedroom

501 Things I Do in My Bedroom

Nicola Wren’s one-woman show describes the hundreds of modern-day anxieties we all face in the dating world due to social media and technology. 

Have a Heart

Have a Heart

A man who’s recently had a heart transplant thinks that his new heart is talking to him. 

Latex and Roses

Latex and Roses

An hour of unapologetic satirical sketches performed by QMU ComSoc, a group who blended together would create the ethnicity of off-white. 

LetLuce in Sea Men (A Naval Tale)

LetLuce in Sea Men (A Naval Tale)

Charmingly anarchic breakthrough duo LetLuce were wholly responsible for 2014 word of mouth hit Show Pony. 

UCL Graters - 2015: A Sketch Odyssey

UCL Graters - 2015: A Sketch Odyssey

Following sell-out performances in 2014, UCL Graters, University College London’s award-winning comedy group, returns to the Fringe with a fresh hour of sketches. 

Twisted Loaf Present Stale Mate

Twisted Loaf Present Stale Mate

Libby Northedge begins Twisted Loaf: Stale Mate on her hands and knees, crawling onto the darkened stage, starkers but for her underwear, smudged make-up, and a pair of glittery hi… 

All Our Friends Are Dead

All Our Friends Are Dead

When Norris – one half of the outstanding comedy duo Norris and Parker (Katie Norris and Sinead Parker, directed by Lucia Fox) – learns that she was lured here labouring under … 

The Leeds Tealights: Discuss

The Leeds Tealights: Discuss

The Leeds Tealights show off considerable performance skills in this slickly choreographed, highly creative, and frequently fantastic hour of sketch comedy. 

Gamer Gamer

Gamer Gamer

Award-winning comedians play classic, rare and brand new videogames in the battle to become Edinburgh’s Games Master. 

Breakfast Epiphanies

Breakfast Epiphanies

Wealth and fame haven’t yet been bestowed on young Irish comedian Cormac Friel. 

Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens

Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens

Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens follows the unfolding story of a group of misfits working the infamous den of iniquity – Saucy Jacks space bar. 

Moj Taylor Is in: The Pursuit of Crappiness

Moj Taylor Is in: The Pursuit of Crappiness

Born out of 500 talks to students about what they want from life, Moj Taylor is seriously in the pursuit of crappiness. 

Lunchtime of Champions

Lunchtime of Champions

From the writers of the Footlights International Tour Show 2014 comes a triumphantly fun new double act. 

Dicing With Dr Death

Dicing With Dr Death

There have only ever been nine Dr Deaths, but with most of his namesakes dead, and the Russian serving 12 life sentences in Siberia, Australia’s own euthanasia doctor Philip Nits… 

Johnny and the Raindrops Play Gigs for Cool Kids!

Johnny and the Raindrops Play Gigs for Cool Kids!

Get ready for a perfect afternoon of musical fun! Johnny and the Raindrops are a sensational family friendly live band who play jump up and down, rocking and rolling, can’t sit d… 

Joy is the Enemy of Progress

Joy is the Enemy of Progress

Are you happy? No, of course not. 

That Pair: Letting It Go

That Pair: Letting It Go

Sketch duo That Pair offer warped children’s entertainment that all adults can enjoy. 

We're Not Dogs

We're Not Dogs

What is love? Is it the crazy infatuations of our teenage years, the strength to make a failing marriage work or the instant bond between parent and child? Or is it something else,… 

Last Call for Providence

Last Call for Providence

‘The damn sea rolls on as it always has. 

Huntington & Hutt: Insignificant Other

Huntington & Hutt: Insignificant Other

What connects Monmouthshire, the efficacy of Lucozade, and leviathan-lunged pop princess Adele? Absolutely nothing. 

Afternoon Delight

Afternoon Delight

Bill shows (where the show is made up of several guest acts) can be a mixed bag especially when the format is to showcase one venue’s acts from across their programme. 

2 Girls, 1 Cup of Comedy

2 Girls, 1 Cup of Comedy

Funny Women Finalists 2014: Sam Baines and Helen Sorren bring you a selection of the best comedians at the Fringe. 

Brian

Brian

Brian is a stressed out therapist to the stars and deities. 

Mike Newall is Here All Week (Almost)

Mike Newall is Here All Week (Almost)

After three previous Edinburgh shows and supporting Alun Cochrane on two UK Tours, Mike Newall performs an hour of stand up. 

Diane Chorley

Diane Chorley

The fallen 80s icon and Canvey Island nightclub owner, has chosen Edinburgh to reclaim her crown of stardom. 

Paper Rain

Paper Rain

Paper Rain by Youth Theatre Georgia is one of those Fringe gems that one can only be glad to discover. 

Kids With Beards - Quest for the Golden Beard

Kids With Beards - Quest for the Golden Beard

The future is beardless, a group negotiate a quest to find the meaning of beards. 

Kitty Cointreau's BraHaHa

Kitty Cointreau's BraHaHa

Join Kitty (‘the puuuurfect burlesque beauty’ Leicester Mercury, ‘a singularly dazzling performer’ FringeReview. 

The Lunchtime Ferret

The Lunchtime Ferret

Back for their third year, the Comedy Ferrets bring a tasty buffet of stand-up, comedy magic and sex advice to brighten your lunchtime. 

The Burning Crowd

The Burning Crowd

Undercut Theatre’s debut production. 

Ladies Live Longer: Volunteerology

Ladies Live Longer: Volunteerology

Award-winning Ladies Live Longer return with a brand new cult. 

Charity Chuckle: Stand Up for Charity

Charity Chuckle: Stand Up for Charity

Charity Chuckle started out as a regular Brighton comedy night, raising money for local charities. 

Hubbard's Cupboards

Hubbard's Cupboards

Hubbard’s Cupboards junk shop becomes a place of magical mayhem when a storybook comes to life! Join Hubbard and son on a riotous, rip-roaring adventure of brave knights, creepy ca… 

Sam Avery: Rock and Dole

Sam Avery: Rock and Dole

Sam Avery wanted to be a rock star. 

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“Instagram is a fast, beautiful and fun way to share your life with friends and family. 

Miss Glory Pearl: The Naked Stand-Up

Miss Glory Pearl: The Naked Stand-Up

‘These are my tits,’ says the woman on stage wearing nothing but a pair of black high heels and a red pillbox hat, ‘Feel free to look at them. 

Tomorrow! with Ron Lynch

Tomorrow! with Ron Lynch

A comedy variety show, with sold out houses in Los Angeles for over nine years is making its debut at the Fringe. 

Evolution of iMaAN

Evolution of iMaAN

A stand-up show in which Imaan unravels his experiences in entering the comedy world at age 15 and discusses the evolution of religion, freedoms and his comedy. 

Red Jungle Fowl

Red Jungle Fowl

Starry-eyed students embark on a badly thought-out theatre tour to Sao Paulo in the football drenched summer of 2014. 

Eric's Tales of the Sea – A Submariner's Yarn

Eric's Tales of the Sea – A Submariner's Yarn

Eric is a sailor and performs his Tales of the Sea in an appropriately dark and dank venue; Just the Wee One at The Caves is, impressively packed out for this Submariner’s Yarn. 

Neil Pummell: Losing My Identity

Neil Pummell: Losing My Identity

A man once said: ‘Life is a rollercoaster, just gotta ride it’. 

SOS - Save Our Spaces

SOS - Save Our Spaces

The dedicated, hard-working and committed cast of six actors worked hard to bring this piece alive on a cramped stage. 

Snakes! The Musical

Snakes! The Musical

Last year’s cult hit is back! A director has written a musical about some snakes on a plane. 

Big Brass

Big Brass

For those who run at the mere mention of the phrase ‘musical comedy’, this sketch show is for you. 

The One-Eyed Men's Cult of Lactos

The One-Eyed Men's Cult of Lactos

Join the One-Eyed Men’s new cult today! They’ve dedicated their lives to the worship of the great prophet Barry Ashworth, inventor of long-life milk! It’s just a matter of time unt… 

Sean Nolan: The Joke Manifesto

Sean Nolan: The Joke Manifesto

Winner of Ireland’s RTE New Comedy Awards, Sean Nolan uses the €5,000 prize to fund his debut Edinburgh show, The Joke Manifesto, a huge collection of non-sequential razor sharp … 

Jim Holland: Shoegazing

Jim Holland: Shoegazing

Jim Holland is an introvert who likes hats and two-toned shoes. 

Joke Thieves

Joke Thieves

Take four comics and ask them to perform their own stand up routines. 

Al Donegan: The Five Worst Things I Ever Did

Al Donegan: The Five Worst Things I Ever Did

Al Donegan is a terrible human being who should be alone forever. 

The Church of Zirconium

The Church of Zirconium

The Church of Zirconium is a piece of new writing by Will Farrell and Milo Gough which invites us into the world of a poorly run cult populated by the charmingly gormless, the easi… 

Henning Wehn: Eins, Zwei, DIY

Henning Wehn: Eins, Zwei, DIY

After more than a decade in Britain, the German Comedy Ambassador has groan to like puns . 

Oliver Meech: When Magic and Science Collide 2.0

Oliver Meech: When Magic and Science Collide 2.0

Oliver Meech’s offering to this year’s Fringe is intriguingly listed under “Cabaret (Magic, Science)”. 

Marigold

Marigold

Marigold has an IQ of 212, a social-awareness of zero, and one big mission to meet her idol, Angela Merkel! But can she find her way out of the small Wiltshire village she grew up … 

Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens

Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens

Billing itself as “The Rocky Horror Show for the new millennium”, this is a raucous, glitter-fuelled ride through a disco universe. 

Afternoon Delight

Afternoon Delight

Overwhelming as the Festival is, it’s a good to try a pick-and-mix of shows. 

Will Franken: The Stuff They Put in Sleep

Will Franken: The Stuff They Put in Sleep

Seamlessly shifting between a medley of characters at an alarmingly fast rate, Will Franken’s caustic satire at times verged on the unbalanced, crazed side of affairs, but beneat… 

Nick Coyle: Double Tribute

Nick Coyle: Double Tribute

Sometimes from great tragedy comes dazzling entertainment. 

Frankenstein: UnBolted

Frankenstein: UnBolted

Mary Shelley is likely turning in her grave at Last Chance Saloon’s rendition of Frankenstein, but no doubt she’s also struggling to stifle a giggle at their heartfelt whack at… 

No Strings

No Strings

Not another student sketch show?! Bear with me, this one’s above the rest. 

Colin Cloud – The Forensic Mind Reader

Colin Cloud – The Forensic Mind Reader

Colin Cloud strolls confidently on stage and announces that he already knows what we’re thinking. 

The Quest for a Bacon Number

The Quest for a Bacon Number

A Bacon number is the smallest amount of actors it takes before a person has starred with Kevin Bacon in a film. 

Cook and Davies Present: Planet Earth and All Who Sailed in Her

Cook and Davies Present: Planet Earth and All Who Sailed in Her

The intimate feel of the basement studio at the Caves adds to the atmosphere of the performance of Planet Earth and All Who Sailed in Her. 

Sweep Up the Stars

Sweep Up the Stars

Sweep Up The Stars charts the bittersweet journey of Bill/William, who is determined to become a writer when, at the age of eight, his older self appears to him through the power… 

Ronnie Golden - New Age Pensioner

Ronnie Golden - New Age Pensioner

Ronnie Golden - New Age Pensioner: 30 years on the Fringe 1984-2014. 

Jasper Cromwell Jones: This is Not a Holiday

Jasper Cromwell Jones: This is Not a Holiday

A new character show from the TV warm up to The Graham Norton Show and Mock The Week. 

Skimprov

Skimprov

Jed Marshall, Joe Hart, Liam Gardiner Webber, Danny McNamee and Aidan Pittman are the Masters of None. 

Gagging for Attention

Gagging for Attention

Five comedians for just £3, you say? And a different line up each day? Oh go on then! Here are five hilarious, up-and-coming comic talents for just £3: that’s less than a pint! 

Shooting the White Eagle

Shooting the White Eagle

Ever wanted to be a walk-on part on a film set? Well, now’s your chance - sort of. 

Miss Fletcher Sings the Blues

Miss Fletcher Sings the Blues

Miss Fletcher Sings the Blues is a fabulously facetious musical comedy produced by New Zealand’s Cuba Creative. 

Vanity Bites Back

Vanity Bites Back

Welcome to Jill’s cookery show! Well, technically it’s a pilot, but let’s be honest, it’s going to be a sure-fire hit. 

Bristol Revunions: Bonus Material

Bristol Revunions: Bonus Material

The NaSTA award-winning Bristol Revunions return to the Fringe for their sixth year. 

The Voyage of The Narwhal

The Voyage of The Narwhal

Grab your sailor’s hat, pick up your cutlass and pop on your sea legs because the Narwhal is here; the grandest ship the world has ever seen, and like LSD in the 60s - “if yo… 

American Roadshow

American Roadshow

Two of LA’s gutsiest comedians - Tamer Kattan and Toby Muresianu - bring intelligent, hard-hitting laughs from the world’s favorite country to the Fringe after performing in 32 nat… 

The Colour Ham

The Colour Ham

This show has rightfully picked up a bit of a cult following over the past few years and on the night I was in the audience it was completely sold out. 

The Alchemist

The Alchemist

Bringing Renaissance comedy to a modern audience is a tricky undertaking at the best of times. 

A Kitchen Nightmare

A Kitchen Nightmare

There are only two jokes in A Kitchen Nightmare. 

Javier Jarquin: Joke Ninja

Javier Jarquin: Joke Ninja

Javier Jarquin looks almost surprised that we’re here to see him. 

The Birmingham Footnotes Have a Plan

The Birmingham Footnotes Have a Plan

The Birmingham Footnotes Have A Plan provided ample entertainment for a student sketch group. 

Kate Lucas and Dave Green: Well-Adjusted

Kate Lucas and Dave Green: Well-Adjusted

‘Delightfully crude, gleefully nasty’ (Chortle. 

Jonny Pelham: Off Limits

Jonny Pelham: Off Limits

Jonny has something to say that’s usually off-limits for dating, family gatherings, hanging out with mates and most social situations really… So what better place to talk about…