Distortion

Distortion

Have you ever asked yourself ‘did that actually happen? Or is it all in my head?’. 

The Dark Room for Kids

The Dark Room for Kids

The Dark Room is both a literal and moral description. 

Adventures of the Improvised Sherlock Holmes

Adventures of the Improvised Sherlock Holmes

The Stars of Racing Mind bring a fast paced, immensely funny and completely bonkers improvised Sherlock Holmes spectacular to the Fringe this year with this brilliant off the wall … 

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… 

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. 

McCann and Omobitan

McCann and Omobitan

The founder of Memoirs of a Geezer and Candlelit Comedy teams up with 2017’s Max Turner Prize winner to double you over with laughter and bend your minds inside out! Steve McCann… 

Funz And Gamez: Flogging a Dead Horze

Funz And Gamez: Flogging a Dead Horze

They’re back! Why? Money. 

Home Truths

Home Truths

Kelsey de Almeida: ‘Blown away by his funny’ (Stephen K Amos), ‘definitely one to watch’ (Ellen Asquith, The Stand) and Fiona Ridgewell: Golden Jester, Jokers Joker and Comedy Kn… 

Siân and Zoë's Sugar Coma Fever Nightmare

Siân and Zoë's Sugar Coma Fever Nightmare

Technicolour sketch hazard Siân & Zoë – ‘Truly surreal’ **** (Skinny). 

The Hardest Working Men in Show Business

The Hardest Working Men in Show Business

Beta-males Nathan D’Arcy Roberts (shortlisted for BBC Radio New Comedy Award, 2016) and Ross Smith (So You Think You’re Funny? Semi-Finalist, 2015) explore identity, nostalgia … 

Rachel Fairburn: Her Majesty

Rachel Fairburn: Her Majesty

Families need strong female role models, problem is there’s too many in Rachel’s clan. 

A Comedy Brunch

A Comedy Brunch

Wakey, wakey! Start your day with two 30 minute sets from two of the North East’s rising stars of comedy. 

Ava Rage

Ava Rage

A high-octane hour of stand-up, clowning and music. 

The Legend of Finn McCool: A Silly Tall Tale of Giant Proportions!

The Legend of Finn McCool: A Silly Tall Tale of Giant Proportions!

A musical fable of how the Giant’s Causeway came to be built, when the Irish giant Finn McCool, with the help of his clever wife Oona, battled wits with the mighty Scottish giant… 

Comedy in the Dark

Comedy in the Dark

The sell-out unique comedy experience returns. 

Whose Life Is It Anyway?

Whose Life Is It Anyway?

A brand new improvised radio show from the team behind Shaken Not Stirred: The Improvised James Bond Film. 

Alpha Child

Alpha Child

Alpha Child is here! The debut show from Alex Oliver (as heard on the BBC New Comedy Show, BBC Radio Norfolk/Suffolk, Chortle Student Comedy Award finalist, 2014). 

Big Value Comedy Show – Late

Big Value Comedy Show – Late

Established as one of the best shows of the Fringe. Four comedians, different to the early show. Two hours with tomorrow’s comedy stars. ‘Top value, top comedy’ (List). 

Bendiana Jones and the Temple of Huge

Bendiana Jones and the Temple of Huge

Following a script left by his late Grandfather, Bennet Kavanagh (winner of the King Gong at the London Comedy Store, runner-up in the Reading Comedy Festival New Act of the Year) … 

Big Value Comedy Show – Early

Big Value Comedy Show – Early

The 23rd year as the recognised launch pad for future legends. 

A Sketchy History

A Sketchy History

Huddled underground in a nuclear bunker, Three Men in a Boot attempt to recreate history as best they can whilst staving off hunger (and potentially another Ice Age). 

Ed Patrick: Junior Optimist

Ed Patrick: Junior Optimist

Ed Patrick arrives with fresh comedy that, though tepid in parts, is generally pleasing as the Oxford comic delves into his past to reveal some highly amusing anecdotes relating to… 

Adrian Gray's The 007 Conspiracy: James Bond's Terrifying Truth, Exposed!

Adrian Gray's The 007 Conspiracy: James Bond's Terrifying Truth, Exposed!

The internet seems to have triggered a new dawn for conspiracy nuts everywhere. 

Rachel Fairburn: Skulduggery

Rachel Fairburn: Skulduggery

We’re told never to make assumptions, but people have been making them about Rachel all her life. 

Adventures of the Improvised Sherlock Holmes

Adventures of the Improvised Sherlock Holmes

Based on audience suggestions, the hour’s traffic of the stage is an improvised case which promises to be ‘the greatest Sherlock Holmes story ever’, The Case of the Lemon Pos… 

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. 

Front Line

Front Line

The proper teaching of sex education remains a rather thorny topic, and this one-woman comedy-drama with songs positions itself to probe some of the more profound issues of this fi… 

Lewis Schaffer: You Are Beautiful

Lewis Schaffer: You Are Beautiful

Early on, Schaffer decided that the show wasn’t going so well. 

Mothers

Mothers

Meet Luke (the uptight one), Joshan (the cool one) and Archie (the third one) as they take you forth into a calamitous hour of high-energy skits. 

Paul Foot's Game of Dangers

Paul Foot's Game of Dangers

Paul Foot pits two teams against each other, discussing a series of real-life, perilous, yet bizarre situations and attempting to work out which of Paul’s unusual items will save… 

Comedy in the Dark

Comedy in the Dark

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

Midnight Show – Just the Tonic Comedy Club

Midnight Show – Just the Tonic Comedy Club

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

Odd Couples

Odd Couples

A brand new show for the Fringe! If you like the TV show Mr & Mrs (and who doesn’t?!), you’ll love this. 

Cat Call

Cat Call

Shame, sex and shouting back from two of the UK’s best new stand-up comics. 

JunNk

JunNk

The Edinburgh premiere of Event Awards’ Act of the Year 2013 winner, JunNk. 

Come Look at the Baby

Come Look at the Baby

An actual baby, just. 

James & Seaburn: Pigeon Trousers

James & Seaburn: Pigeon Trousers

James & Seaburn are back with a brand new show featuring their unique mix of sketch, stand-up, songs and general silliness. 

Big Value Comedy Show – Early

Big Value Comedy Show – Early

Twenty second year as the recognised launch pad for future legends. 

Hayley Ellis: FOMO

Hayley Ellis: FOMO

Hayley Ellis has Fear of Missing Out (FOMO to the kids). 

Team Viking

Team Viking

A while ago my best friend Tom died of heart cancer. 

Big Value Comedy Show – Late

Big Value Comedy Show – Late

Established as one of the best shows on the Fringe. 

Drastic Measures

Drastic Measures

Southampton Spotlights are up in arms against the current state of affairs and invite you to join them for a lunchtime foray into sketches, schisms and the end of all things sacred… 

Siân and Zoë’s Luxury Cruise Through the Horrifying Vacuum of Space

Siân and Zoë’s Luxury Cruise Through the Horrifying Vacuum of Space

Alternative comedy duo Siân and Zoë are taking a ship (theatre) full of lucky cosmonauts on a relaxing mindfulness retreat. 

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch is a puzzling piece of theatre. 

Paradise Bride

Paradise Bride

To the Celts, Brigid was everything, Goddess of fire, healing and poetry. 

Peter Brush: Older Than the Oldest Dog That Ever Lived

Peter Brush: Older Than the Oldest Dog That Ever Lived

Low energy comedian Peter Brush brings his awkward persona to rest upon matters of death and religion with a surprisingly lighthearted tone. 

Lewis Schaffer is Free until Famous, £5

Lewis Schaffer is Free until Famous, £5

Lewis Schaffer states that although he normally occupies rooms on one of the free fringes during August, for his 2015 run he’s charging folk a fiver. 

Crap Music Rave Party

Crap Music Rave Party

The anarchic late night DJ party is back! Request any song you want, so long as it’s crap. 

James & Seaburn - Piano Chocolat

James & Seaburn - Piano Chocolat

Thrown together by quirk of fate and sticking together though necessity, Nicola James and Ian Seaburn present Piano Chocolat, a fun-filled journey through modern life, touching on … 

Big Value Comedy Show – Early

Big Value Comedy Show – Early

Our 21st year as the recognised launch pad for future legends. 

Big Value Comedy Show – Lunchtime

Big Value Comedy Show – Lunchtime

Take a punt at lunchtime. 

History's Greatest Monster

History's Greatest Monster

Recommended by LondonIsFunny. 

Morgan & West: Lying, Cheating Scoundrels

Morgan & West: Lying, Cheating Scoundrels

Morgan & West invite you to join them at the card table for an intimate evening of shams, scams and good old fashioned cheating. 

Adventures of the Improvised Sherlock Holmes

Adventures of the Improvised Sherlock Holmes

No script Sherlock! The stars of Fringe sensations Racing Minds and Impromptu Shakespeare take you on a thrilling new adventure each day through the underworld of Victorian Britain… 

Big Value Comedy Show – Late

Big Value Comedy Show – Late

Established as one of the best shows on the Fringe. Four different comedians to the earlier show. Two hours, four acts for £10 or less. ‘Top comedy, top value’ (List). 

Comedy in the Dark

Comedy in the Dark

The show returns after sell-out shows across the UK and Europe. 

Jordan Brookes: Adventures in Limited Space

Jordan Brookes: Adventures in Limited Space

Truth and fiction knock lumps out of each other on the battleground of a pale, malnourished man’s body and mind. 

Dumped

Dumped

Female comic Gabby Rankin explores the harsh realities of being dumped by the man she thought she’d marry at the age of 29. 

Annabelle's Skirting Board Adventure

Annabelle's Skirting Board Adventure

Annabelle is the world’s smallest elephant, and her friend Icarus is a moth who loves bright lights and woolly jumpers. 

Big Value Comedy Show - Early

Big Value Comedy Show - Early

Big Value Comedy Show (Early) promises two hours of comedy gold with four young stars of tomorrow. 

Post-Its (Notes on a Marriage)

Post-Its (Notes on a Marriage)

The ordinary, daily drama of being in a relationship is the subject of short Canadian production, Post-its (Notes on a Marriage). 

Nando's New Comedian of the Year 2014

Nando's New Comedian of the Year 2014

Nando’s and Big Comedy UK have joined forces to scour the land in search of the freshest and most original comedy talent. 

Laughing Matters Fundraiser

Laughing Matters Fundraiser

Laughing Matters! Come see our fundraiser and show support for this great enterprise! Previous shows have featured Harry Hill, Phill Jupitus, Tony Law and Paul Foot! Don’t miss out… 

Just the Tonic Comedy Club's Midnight Show

Just the Tonic Comedy Club's Midnight Show

The Midnight Comedy Club features different comedians each night showcasing their talents. 

Mick Ferry: What's Going On?

Mick Ferry: What's Going On?

Mick Ferry’s flyer has quotes from John Bishop and Jason Manford declaring his genius so from the offset is pretty predictable what one is going to receive in this amusing but forg… 

Cheaper Than Therapy

Cheaper Than Therapy

Cheaper Than Therapy presents its audience with a changing line up of five comedians performing sets based on phobias, anxieties and hang-ups. 

Back to the Hills!

Back to the Hills!

Danny O’Brien is genial stand-up, although the standard for geniality in comedians is pretty low. 

Laughing Matters

Laughing Matters

Laughing Matters provides free comedy-based courses to those in recovery from addiction and individuals with mental health issues with the aim of helping develop confidence, self-e… 

Comedy in the Dark

Comedy in the Dark

Comedy in the Dark is exactly what it sounds like. 

Old Folks Telling Jokes

Old Folks Telling Jokes

As a card-carrying, paid-up member of the Grumpy Old Men squad, I occasionally look at all those fresh-faced stand-ups staring out from the posters plastered across the city like S… 

Kids Classics: Live and Unplugged

Kids Classics: Live and Unplugged

Nottingham’s favourite under-fives’ music workshop duo make their Edinburgh debut. 

Lucy Frederick and the Claw of Anxiety!

Lucy Frederick and the Claw of Anxiety!

Just when you thought it was safe and you hoped you were cool, there comes. 

Erich McElroy: The British Referendum

Erich McElroy: The British Referendum

American satirist Erich McElroy got himself a British passport. 

Big Value Comedy Show - Lunchtime

Big Value Comedy Show - Lunchtime

Come and join us for lunchtime laughs at a special Big Value bargain sized ticket price. 

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch. A rare luxury for some of us. 

Big Value Comedy Show - Late

Big Value Comedy Show - Late

Established as one of the most exciting shows at the Fringe, Big Value brings you the best of the breakthrough talent. 

Magadi -The Bride Price - Musical

Magadi -The Bride Price - Musical

Through drama, music and dance Magadi - The Bride Price takes the audience on a celebratory tour of the beauty of African customs. 

Me, Bill Nighy and the Goblin - A One-Woman Show Performed by Nalika de Silva

Me, Bill Nighy and the Goblin - A One-Woman Show Performed by Nalika de Silva

Yorkshire girl Nalika comes to London to make it but reality hits when she ends up living with a violent squirrel.