Neil Harris: Unyel Likes Biscuits

Neil Harris: Unyel Likes Biscuits

A well-delivered stand-up hour from a quickly ascending comedian who finished runner-up in Hilarity Bites New Act of the Year 2017 and supported Tom Stade on tour in 2019. 

Ross Leslie: Daddy Cool

Ross Leslie: Daddy Cool

Ross is a father of four cool guys and still the coolest guy in town. 

Stout, Pale and Bitter

Stout, Pale and Bitter

A brand-new sketch show about time travel, adventure and bureaucracy. 

Chris Kehoe: The Second Coming of Chris

Chris Kehoe: The Second Coming of Chris

Would everything be better if piratical misanthrope Chris Kehoe was in charge? Maybe. 

Unladylike

Unladylike

As an Indian-American immigrant living in the Middle East, Arzoo is bombarded with mixed messages on how to be a proper lady. 

Joseph Parsons: Baggy Point

Joseph Parsons: Baggy Point

Joseph Parsons (as seen on Channel 4) presents his uplifting, sell-out show, Baggy Point. 

Alan Shed's Music, Comedy and Everything Else Interactive Quiz Show

Alan Shed's Music, Comedy and Everything Else Interactive Quiz Show

If you’re looking for fun and interactive quiz formats that work well as hour long Edinburgh Fringe shows, then pickings are comparatively slim. 

Ollie Horn: Pig in Japan

Ollie Horn: Pig in Japan

Occasionally you will see a TV star wandering the Festival crowds during August in Edinburgh, but at A Pig in Japan you can see real-life Japanese TV star, Ollie Horn perform his d… 

Andrew White: Retirement Tour

Andrew White: Retirement Tour

What do you do when life comes to a crossroads? Write a show about it, of course! At 19 years old, Andrew White can’t help but question his next steps: should he keep slogging it… 

Nick Horseman: The Rhyme Scheme

Nick Horseman: The Rhyme Scheme

In 2018, Nick ‘Horse’ Horseman got married, survived a 6. 

Travis Jay: Funny, Petty, Cool

Travis Jay: Funny, Petty, Cool

After attending the festival in 1994 as a young boy to watch his mother Angie Le Mar perform, Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year nominee Travis Jay is bringing his own show to … 

Dave Green: Guest Bed

Dave Green: Guest Bed

Dave grew up with two beds in his bedroom and he’s trying to find out why. 

Internationally Unknown

Internationally Unknown

Internationally unknown French American stand-up comedian Clara Bijl brings an hour of brand new stand-up comedy back to Edinburgh for the second year in a row. 

Ian Lane – Paperweight

Ian Lane – Paperweight

Remember Bravo Two Zero? Of The First Gulf War fame? Ian Lane does. 

Never Again

Never Again

Maggie Kowalski (Hackney Empire New Act of the Year 2018 runner-up, Funny Women Regional runner-up 2018) and Davina Bentley (Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian of the Year final… 

Andy Storey: Still (Awkward) Life

Andy Storey: Still (Awkward) Life

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

Fiona Ridgewell: Even Dizney Needs a Day Off!

Fiona Ridgewell: Even Dizney Needs a Day Off!

Fiona Ridgewell is the epitome of positivity. 

Radical Honesty

Radical Honesty

Join Luke Martin for total honesty about everything from German dwarves to gender pronouns! Find out how sobriety is like using a public toilet, why Theresa May’s dancing is good, … 

A Failuretale

A Failuretale

Raised to win (cause who likes a loser?), it took her nearly four decades of childhood to achieve vulnerability and embrace failure. 

Motherhood: A Comedy

Motherhood: A Comedy

Tara has two children under two (yes they were both planned, thank you for asking. 

Kayla MacQuarrie: Traumatised

Kayla MacQuarrie: Traumatised

Kayla MacQuarrie is Traumatised. 

Lew Fitz: Chucky Egg (Work in Progress)

Lew Fitz: Chucky Egg (Work in Progress)

With his first solo show, stand-up comedian Lew Fitz (BBC New Comedy Award nominee 2018) covers a hilarious and often uncommon journey from his northern, working-class background a… 

Archie Maddocks: Big Dick Energy

Archie Maddocks: Big Dick Energy

Life’s getting a bit serious innit? Political instability, social politics making people less social – life now is guilt, followed by shame. 

Christianity and Me

Christianity and Me

Nick Dixon is considering doing something so controversial and shameful he will be ridiculed and hated by the comedy community, his family, and most of the country. 

I, Tom Mayhew

I, Tom Mayhew

Tom Mayhew (BBC New Comedy Award semi-finalist 2018) was unemployed for three years from the age of 18. 

Gabe Mollica: The Whole Thing

Gabe Mollica: The Whole Thing

Gabe Mollica started doing stand-up in Edinburgh after he got dumped for his best friend. 

Free Footlights

Free Footlights

An hour of stand-up, songs, sketches and much more, from the Cambridge Footlights – alumni include Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, David Mitchell, Emma Thompson, Richard Ayoade, the ca… 

Tony Cowards: Stepdad Jokes

Tony Cowards: Stepdad Jokes

Top one-liner comic, Tony Cowards (‘The best joke writer around’ (GQ Magazine)), returns with his hilarious new show about the trials and tribulations of becoming a step-parent and… 

David Callaghan: Dance Like No One's David Callaghan

David Callaghan: Dance Like No One's David Callaghan

A new stand-up show from David Callaghan. 

Tom Kitching: Welcome to My Barn!

Tom Kitching: Welcome to My Barn!

Co-creator of The Voice of Ray brings a brand-new solo hour to Edinburgh. 

Musical Comedy Guide Showcase

Musical Comedy Guide Showcase

Free daily hour-long showcase of the best musical comedy at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, courtesy of the Musical Comedy Guide website (check for full listings). 

Jenny Bede: The Musical

Jenny Bede: The Musical

Classically trained in musical theatre, comedian, writer and actor Jenny Bede is tired of waiting around for her perfect role. 

Ania Magliano and Matt Hutchinson: Mixtape

Ania Magliano and Matt Hutchinson: Mixtape

Ania is a bright young comedian and YouTube star making waves (finalist: Chortle Student Awards, 2Northdown New Act Competition; check the blue tick!). 

Mike Newall: Re:Newall

Mike Newall: Re:Newall

I can’t believe I hadn’t thought of this title before. 

Lulu Popplewell: The Humble Bumhole

Lulu Popplewell: The Humble Bumhole

It’s March as I write this, so who knows what the show will be by August. 

Sam Russell: Privileged to be Here

Sam Russell: Privileged to be Here

2019 eh? Why is politics? When is religion? Who is gender? Where is race? Confused? So is Sam. 

Jacob Hawley: Faliraki

Jacob Hawley: Faliraki

Stevenage soft lad Jacob Hawley presents ruminations on love, youth and mental health. 

Edy Hurst: Hurst Schmurst

Edy Hurst: Hurst Schmurst

Award-winning comedian Edy Hurst brings his musical comedy, loop pedal nonsense and stand-up to answer the age-old question: ‘What’s the deal with Edy Hurst? Who even is he? Wh… 

Stevie Gray: Arctic Monkeys' Midlife Crisis

Stevie Gray: Arctic Monkeys' Midlife Crisis

Award-winning Stevie smashes out a debut show of songs, stories and silliness whilst answering that all important question, what should the middle-aged Arctic Monkeys be singing ab… 

Sam Haygarth: Climate Crisis

Sam Haygarth: Climate Crisis

Sam Haygarth was arrested recently. 

Luca Cupani: Lives I Never Lived

Luca Cupani: Lives I Never Lived

Which life would you choose if you had a second chance? Luca managed to narrow the possible answers down to a few options (legionnaire in the French Foreign Legion, Japanese swords… 

Ross Drummond and Harry Monaghan: The Orb

Ross Drummond and Harry Monaghan: The Orb

Have you touched The Orb? Want to meet two that have? A mainstay of science, wonder and amazement since its inception in the late 80s, The Orb is science’s greatest invention. 

Ignacio Lopez: Nine Ig Fails

Ignacio Lopez: Nine Ig Fails

Spain’s best export, Ignacio Lopez (BBC Sesh), shares his life’s biggest failures with a globe-trotting story about music, comedy adn cock-ups. 

Economics Featuring Obscure References

Economics Featuring Obscure References

Kritarth Jha has been called many things: an engineer, a development economist, but most importantly; broke. 

Yes, That Nick Page, Apparently. Winner of English Comedian 2017

Yes, That Nick Page, Apparently. Winner of English Comedian 2017

Nick Page has had an interesting year, he won English Comedian of the year after coming second the previous year and being really grumpy about it. 

Scott Bennett: Leap Year

Scott Bennett: Leap Year

People say it’s brave to do stand-up comedy, it’s braver to let someone you love do it. 

The Museum of Tat Roadshow

The Museum of Tat Roadshow

Welcome to the Roadshow – it’s just like your favourite antiques-based telly programme off the telly, just not on the telly, and devoted to Tat. 

James Loveridge

James Loveridge

Despite the world being on the brink of collapse, its fair to say James is the happiest he’s ever been. 

Tom Ward: Popcorn Lung

Tom Ward: Popcorn Lung

On the back of last year’s critically acclaimed Love Machine and an appearance on Live from the BBC (BBC Worldwide), Tom Ward is going in for a closer inspection of his favourite t… 

Jim Campbell: Trampoline

Jim Campbell: Trampoline

Engagement ring for sale! Jim Campbell had a breakdown so that you don’t have to! The award-nominated stand-up returns to Edinburgh to help you learn from his mistakes in this gag-… 

Gary Tro: Idoit

Gary Tro: Idoit

Guys! I do it. 

Harry and Chris Save the World

Harry and Chris Save the World

Last year we prevented an apocalypse and almost got a panda pregnant, and then Jonathan Ross called us ‘fabulously entertaining’, so now we’re drunk with comedy-rap-jazz power. 

Jacob Hawley: Howl

Jacob Hawley: Howl

BBC New Comedy 2017 finalist Jacob Hawley presents his highly-anticipated debut hour. 

Jack Evans: Work

Jack Evans: Work

Workers of the world: please stop! Jack Evans, lizard prince of Manchester’s alternative circuit, presents a punchy, out-there hour about work: its history, its present and a futur… 

Richard Wright: Virgin

Richard Wright: Virgin

Richard Wright is a virgin. 

Generation Y Us?

Generation Y Us?

Fiona Ridgewell: Piccadilly Comedy grand finalist 2017/18. 

Matt Winning: Climate Strange

Matt Winning: Climate Strange

Dr Matt Winning is thinking about starting a family but wonders if he should. 

Oliver Meech: When Magic and Food Collide

Oliver Meech: When Magic and Food Collide

After two sell-out runs, Oliver’s back with his latest magical mash-up. 

The Hangover Cure

The Hangover Cure

BBC New Comedy Award nominee 2017. 

Tania Edwards: Not My Dog

Tania Edwards: Not My Dog

Not My Dog is a hilariously dark exploration of modern life and our need to (mis)represent it from stand-up Tania Edwards who has written for Mock the Week (BBC Two), Stand Up for … 

Dan Nightingale: Sex, Drugs and My Nanna's Bungalow

Dan Nightingale: Sex, Drugs and My Nanna's Bungalow

Another great hour of stand-up from of the UK circuit’s very best (award-winning) comedians. 

The Problem With Faye Treacy

The Problem With Faye Treacy

Debut hour (Best Newcomer Musical Comedy Awards 2015; runner-up Bath New Act 2016; as heard on BBC Radio 2/4 Extra). 

Angry Face Emoji

Angry Face Emoji

Join Esther Manito – ‘bold, original and of course laugh out loud’ (Bidisha, BBC) and Ryan Dalton – ‘as funny as he is tall, he’s very tall’ (Seann Walsh) – on a whirlwind to… 

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 selection of the best comedians at the Fringe. 

Steve McCann: Funny Bones

Steve McCann: Funny Bones

Funnybones is Steve McCann’s Edinburgh solo debut. 

Dom O'Keefe: Free Willy from the Perspective of the Whale

Dom O'Keefe: Free Willy from the Perspective of the Whale

A massive whale escapes from prison with the help of a small child. 

Free Footlights

Free Footlights

The Cambridge Footlights present an hour of stand-up, songs, sketches and much more. 

Hayley Ellis: Once, Twice, Three Times a Hayley

Hayley Ellis: Once, Twice, Three Times a Hayley

Featured in the top Fringe jokes of all time in The Scotsman, The Independent and The Mirror. 

Nick Dixon: Marriage Material

Nick Dixon: Marriage Material

Nick Dixon (Comedy Central at the Comedy Store, joke writer for Hollywood’s Will Smith) arrives with his neurotically hilarious debut stand-up show all about his disastrous attem… 

Kai Samra – Brothers (WIP)

Kai Samra – Brothers (WIP)

Winner of the Birmingham Breaking Talent Award 2017, Kai Samra is on a mission to subvert lazy stereotypes based on his personal experience of life as a working-class British-Asian… 

Hal Branson: Mbolo

Hal Branson: Mbolo

The debut hour from one of comedy’s rising stars. 

Sid Singh: American Bot

Sid Singh: American Bot

Silicon Valley dominates the news with the richest man in the world (Jeff Bezos), a website that helped spread fake news and swing a presidential election (Facebook), and a future … 

Bilal Zafar – Lovebots

Bilal Zafar – Lovebots

Best Newcomer nominee 2016 and Hackney Empire (NATYS) winner is back with a brand-new show! Social media has been taken over by bots spreading hate, fear and influencing how we vot… 

Andrea Spisto: Miss Venezuela

Andrea Spisto: Miss Venezuela

One Venezuelan beauty queen goes on a radical journey of self-discovery as she prepares for the all-important Miss Universe competition. 

Lenny Sherman: Make the World a Better Place

Lenny Sherman: Make the World a Better Place

Fresh from filming on an upcoming comedy show for Channel 4, Lenny brings his hotly anticipated debut hour to the Edinburgh Fringe. 

David Callaghan: Dead Man's Chest

David Callaghan: Dead Man's Chest

An interactive technological comedy adventure with comedian David Callaghan. 

Archie Maddocks: Matchstick

Archie Maddocks: Matchstick

Award-winning Archie Maddocks presents an hour of biting, provocative, unflinchingly funny comedy where he explores his deepest and darkest thoughts, exposes his flaws and interrog… 

Masud Milas: Masud Abides

Masud Milas: Masud Abides

Masud Abides is the exciting follow-up show to Masud’s 2016 debut Edinburgh show, Routes. 

Two Little Dickheads

Two Little Dickheads

This is what happens when a cabaret clown and an improv master with a shared passion for cats spend way too much time together. 

Tudur Owen: Undemanding

Tudur Owen: Undemanding

Another joyous stand-up show from BAFTA Award-winning comedian and father of Welsh people, Tudur Owen. 

Eleanor Colville: Bigamous

Eleanor Colville: Bigamous

Of all the things one expects to see when attending the Edinburgh Fringe, a public tying of the knot is likely to be towards the end of the list. 

Chris Washington: Dream Big (Within Reason)

Chris Washington: Dream Big (Within Reason)

Chris Washington is an ordinary guy; he explains this to us from the very beginning. 

Lou Conran: I Love Lou C

Lou Conran: I Love Lou C

Conran’s conversational stand-up tells the story of her biological clock. 

Scientology: The Musical

Scientology: The Musical

‘Catchy riffs and rapid-fire word play’ ***** (Kryztoff. 

Hivemind Presents: An Offer You Can't Refuse

Hivemind Presents: An Offer You Can't Refuse

By day, this city’s streets are bright and orderly, but by night, it is the playground of shysters and crooks, smugglers and thieves. 

Good Girl

Good Girl

The desire to please is instilled into children from an early age, but the side-effects that this can have on their development is often not felt until it’s too late. 

Alice Devlin: Extra-Curricular

Alice Devlin: Extra-Curricular

Standing on a stage adorned with all the necessary equipment to run a fully-fledged activity holiday, Alice Devlin is poised and ready to welcome us to her Edinburgh Festival Fring… 

Kev's Komedy Kitchen – The Second Cumin

Kev's Komedy Kitchen – The Second Cumin

Kevin Dewsbury plays the hapless host in Kev’s Komedy Kitchen, an entertaining parody of a Saturday morning TV cookery show that was thoroughly enjoyable. 

Tudur Owen: Normal Wear and Tear

Tudur Owen: Normal Wear and Tear

BAFTA Wales-winning comedian Tudur was born in 1967. 

Unfinished Business

Unfinished Business

Noel is excited at the prospect of actually being at the Fringe this year, as he was “in the sticks” at Broughton Street last year. 

Karoshi

Karoshi

Karoshi (Japanese for death by overwork). 

A Digital Legacy

A Digital Legacy

What would you like to happen to your Facebook and Twitter accounts when you die? In this stand-up show about the digital afterlife, Irish comedian Colin Chadwick (BBC Radio, RTE2,… 

The Harry and Chris Show 2

The Harry and Chris Show 2

After last year’s sell-out run of their debut show, Harry Baker – ‘Blistering wordplay’ ***** (ThreeWeeks) – and Chris Read – ‘Brilliant’ (Evening Standard) – bring back … 

Accidents Happen to Sasha Ellen

Accidents Happen to Sasha Ellen

At the tender age of three, Sasha Ellen accidentally killed a kitten. 

Jack Barry: High Treason

Jack Barry: High Treason

This show is about why we should legalise all the drugs. 

Michael Clarke: A Felt in Progress

Michael Clarke: A Felt in Progress

Michael Clarke has felt something. 

Bilal Zafar: Biscuit

Bilal Zafar: Biscuit

Join 2016 Best Newcomer nominee and Hackney Empire New Act of the Year winner of the same year as he explores the fascinating world of online dating and finding love on social medi… 

Tony Cowards: Punderdog

Tony Cowards: Punderdog

‘The best joke writer around’ (GQ) returns to Edinburgh with his new show bursting at the seams with glorious gags, preposterous puns and witty one-liners. 

Imaginary Radio

Imaginary Radio

Imaginary Radio is a devilishly satirical comedy, taking a darker look at American pop culture using music, sketch and beatboxing. 

American Immigrant: Zoltan Kaszas

American Immigrant: Zoltan Kaszas

Award-winning American comedian and ‘breakout star’ (TheAtlantic. 

The Walk of Shame

The Walk of Shame

Edinburgh virgins Tori Millard and Josh Jones (Chortle Student Comedy Awards finalist) are finally bringing their first show to the fringe and this brassy, sassy pair are ready to … 

Will Duggan: Perspicuator

Will Duggan: Perspicuator

In a world mired in issue, who’s our secular Messiah? Will Duggan. 

Kieran Boyd: Sitzpinkler

Kieran Boyd: Sitzpinkler

Sitzpinkler (n, Ger) – A man who sits down to urinate; a coward. 

James Loveridge: Suspiciously Happy

James Loveridge: Suspiciously Happy

Despite the world being on the brink of collapse, it’s fair to say James is the happiest he’s ever been. 

Adam Rowe: Unbearable

Adam Rowe: Unbearable

Does wanting to care, even if you don’t really, make you a good person? Adam Rowe thinks so, but then again he would; he’s unbearable. 

Hurt and Anderson: Come What May

Hurt and Anderson: Come What May

Hurt and Anderson are on the edge. 

Phil Ellis Has Been on Ice

Phil Ellis Has Been on Ice

Soon after winning the Edinburgh panel prize in 2014 for Funz and Gamez, Phil was cryogenically frozen until scientists could find a cure for his rare and non-sexually transmitted … 

Nomad-a What

Nomad-a What

American political comic and military veteran Luke Capasso (MTV, Can You Take a Joke?) returned home after seven years in the UK to travel the US in his caravan (his house/car). 

Matt Winning: Filibuster

Matt Winning: Filibuster

A show about climate change from comedian and environmental economist Matt Winning describing how global warming is destroying both the planet and his life. 

Mike Newall: Desert Boot-Leg Island Discs

Mike Newall: Desert Boot-Leg Island Discs

Accepting he’ll never guest on Desert Island Discs, Mike creates his own version. 

Annie McGrath: Ambivert

Annie McGrath: Ambivert

After last year’s joke did so well (Dave’s Top Ten Funniest Jokes of the Fringe 2016), Annie returns to Edinburgh with another one. 

Pete Otway: Six Years from Then

Pete Otway: Six Years from Then

Pete Otway takes the opportunity in his first Edinburgh solo show to get audiences up to speed with what’s been happening in his life up to now. 

Tony Cowards: Daft Pun

Tony Cowards: Daft Pun

The title says it all: this is a seriously ‘punny’ show. 

Naz Osmanoglu: Exposure

Naz Osmanoglu: Exposure

Liberated from sketch group WitTank, English-Turkish comedian and Naz Osmanoglu (a self-monikered ‘posh twat’) airs his own dirty linen in a no-holds-barred solo show around th… 

The Forbidden

The Forbidden

A journey of temptation through idiocy and fun. 

Jack Barry: You Don't Know Jack

Jack Barry: You Don't Know Jack

Jack Barry has the potential to be an electric comic. 

Help

Help

Think you’ve had quite enough of women in activewear shouting at you for one lifetime? Think again: Help, the comedy self-help seminar from London comedy duo, Bae, is the most fu… 

Peter White: Straight White Male

Peter White: Straight White Male

Peter White made a controversial decision to write a stand-up show about the problems faced by straight, white men, and it’s unclear whether this is quite brave or a terrible mis… 

Suzi Ruffell: Common

Suzi Ruffell: Common

Suzi Ruffell greeted the audience at the door with a charming and cheeky smile on her face, perfectly setting the tone for her hour of standup. 

Character Tålks

Character Tålks

Pernilla Holland’s debut solo show is an ambitious but bumpy foray into character comedy. 

Scarlet SoHandsome and Fiends

Scarlet SoHandsome and Fiends

For a drag queen, Scarlet SoHandsome is a real sweetie. 

Samantha Pressdee: Sextremist

Samantha Pressdee: Sextremist

“Every woman is a riot,” is roughly painted on the wall behind the stage area of this hidden-away New Town bar’s seldom used attic space. 

2 Girls, 1 Cup of Comedy

2 Girls, 1 Cup of Comedy

Award-winning comedian Samantha Baines (Lee Nelson’s Well Funny People, Call the Midwife, Radio 4) brings you a selection of the best comedians at the Fringe. 

Laura Lexx: Tyrannosaurus Lexx

Laura Lexx: Tyrannosaurus Lexx

Any good joke can fall flat on its face if the delivery is rubbish, but for Laura Lexx with her bubbly personality, infectious smile and merry sense of wit, this is never going to … 

Piffin' Ain't Easy – A Work in Progress

Piffin' Ain't Easy – A Work in Progress

A work in progress by a work in progress aka John Van Der Put. 

How to Become a Poker Millionaire (and Still Be a Loser)

How to Become a Poker Millionaire (and Still Be a Loser)

This fast-paced, multimedia stand-up show takes the audience from Lucille’s deranged upbringing in Normandy, all the way to her poker triumph in Monte Carlo where she became that r… 

Isle of Edna: G Street

Isle of Edna: G Street

In an #upandcoming neighbourhood near you – four doors down from the betting shop, nestled between a pop-up patisserie and a pet taxidermy cafe – lies a community centre. 

Neil McFarlane: Sightseeing With a Hangover

Neil McFarlane: Sightseeing With a Hangover

Antwerp, Zagreb, Oslo, Orlando, Hamburg, Belgrade, Budapest, Dublin, San Francisco. 

Bilal Zafar: Cakes

Bilal Zafar: Cakes

Cakes is the highly anticipated debut show from Bilal Zafar, the Hackney Empire New Comedian of the Year 2016 (NATYS) and Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian of the Year runner-u… 

Elliot and Farhan's Life Lessons

Elliot and Farhan's Life Lessons

Elliot Wengler and Farhan Mitha’s Fringe debut show is surprisingly educational. 

UCL Graters: Immature Cheddar

UCL Graters: Immature Cheddar

The UCL Graters return to the Fringe with an hour of delicious sketch comedy with a sharp aftertaste. 

Kev's Komedy Kitchen

Kev's Komedy Kitchen

Seasoned comedian Kevin Dewsbury returns to the Edinburgh Festival to host a new TV cookery show, featuring special guests from the Fringe, exciting recipes and a few surprises. 

Babushka: A Sketch Show

Babushka: A Sketch Show

‘All hits, no misses: the litany of wit that was Babushka’ ***** (TheTab. 

Doors to Manual

Doors to Manual

In the economy class of Rhiannon’s plane, you’ll find a host of funny, quirky and honest characters, inspired by her love/hate relationship with flying. 

David Callaghan: Let's Get This Partly Started

David Callaghan: Let's Get This Partly Started

Part stand-up show, part planetarium experience. 

Manic Pixie Dream Girls

Manic Pixie Dream Girls

A magical showcase of the funniest, fiercest female comics at the Fringe, curated by Funny Women 2015 finalist Sophie Duker and hotshot Texan improviser Erin Bimmons. 

Mystery Gimmick Stand-Up Show

Mystery Gimmick Stand-Up Show

Ben Clover has been doing stand-up for ages now and is pretty good at it. 

Omar & Lee Present: We Are All Idiots

Omar & Lee Present: We Are All Idiots

Witness the inner workings of the idiot as Omar & Lee invite you on an anarchic voyage through their minds, pushing their sanity and friendship to the limits. 

Baron Fingolfin: The Stranger

Baron Fingolfin: The Stranger

Some people call him the space cowboy. 

David Stanier's Silly Party

David Stanier's Silly Party

Wahoo! And also hooray! It’s David Stanier’s Silly Party – the party based comedy show. 

Tudur Owen: The LL Factor

Tudur Owen: The LL Factor

BAFTA Wales-winning comedian Tudur Owen brings his new stand-up show to Edinburgh. 

Vince Atta: Loopzilla

Vince Atta: Loopzilla

‘An unstoppable force! Like an intravenous shot of adrenaline!’ (Chortle. 

Javier Jarquin: Hombre Al Dente

Javier Jarquin: Hombre Al Dente

What the hell is a man these days? Award-winning man comedian Javier Jarquin explores changing ideals of manliness from what is projected and the not so manly truth. 

Alex Hylton: I Came, I Saw, I Complained

Alex Hylton: I Came, I Saw, I Complained

Alex Hylton has been performing for three years. 

SuZanna GonZo: Dark Lady

SuZanna GonZo: Dark Lady

SuZanna GonZo had to abandon cruise ship stardom after she almost murdered the man she had fallen deeply in lust with. 

Stand Up & Slam!

Stand Up & Slam!

Stand-up comedy: poetry’s idiot relation, right? Performance poetry: comedy’s boring cousin, yes? Let’s find out. 

Mike Newall: High on Gravy

Mike Newall: High on Gravy

From male grooming to rodents, Mike has it all covered in this eclectic hour of stand-up comedy. 

1 Given Head

1 Given Head

Tim Dingle is an extraordinarily clever man. 

Scott Bennett: About a Roy (Stories About Me Dad)

Scott Bennett: About a Roy (Stories About Me Dad)

Scott Bennett’s patter feels designed for a larger audience. 

Ally Houston: Shandy

Ally Houston: Shandy

It’s hard to find an adjective that fully describes Ally Houston’s Shandy. 

Franks and Skinner Present: Myself and Myself

Franks and Skinner Present: Myself and Myself

If life gives you lemons you stuff them in a German’s face and make a joke about sauerkraut. 

Brody and Chadwick's Great Blimp Deception

Brody and Chadwick's Great Blimp Deception

Irish comedians Giles Brody and Colin Chadwick invite you to a compendium of sketch comedy, featuring childish Nobel Prize winners, Frankenstein’s reformed monster, Teen Pope, Go… 

Oliver Meech's Improvised Magic Show

Oliver Meech's Improvised Magic Show

Oliver Meech is no stranger to the Edinburgh Fringe, having brought his show When Magic and Science Collide in previous years. 

Class Act

Class Act

Are the questions getting harder on University Challenge? Are car parking spaces getting smaller? Are you wondering where you left your glasses? If ‘Yes’ is the answer to any of th… 

Love in the Time of Gilmore Girls

Love in the Time of Gilmore Girls

Sometimes love comes to you and sometimes you have to make it happen. 

Shh! It's The Very Perry Show

Shh! It's The Very Perry Show

Actor comedienne Kate Perry performs her solo character comedy show featuring six costumes, two pairs of glasses and a rubber hat. 

Dan Nicholas: Reverb (The Love Story of Terrance the Crocodile and Julia the Mannequin)

Dan Nicholas: Reverb (The Love Story of Terrance the Crocodile and Julia the Mannequin)

It’s your classic love story, really: inflatable crocodile meets mannequin head, they fall for each other but soon enough cracks show and they fall apart. 

Holly Burn: I am Kirsty K

Holly Burn: I am Kirsty K

Holly Burn, or Kirsty K as she’s known for the purposes of this show, immediately drops her audience into a bizarre and high-energy scenario. 

Devil's Door Bell

Devil's Door Bell

In her stand up show The Devil’s Door Bell, Njambi McGrath presents an hour of satirical shaming, teasing the audience into reflecting on colonialism’s legacy in Africa. 

Invisible Woman

Invisible Woman

A superb one-woman show from Kate Cook, Invisible Women tells of the thrilling adventures of a repressed housewife and sometime poet turned WWII operative. 

Charlie and the Philosorappers

Charlie and the Philosorappers

If someone had told me months ago that, not only was I going to see a man perform rap battles, beat poetry and strange silent skits based on philosophy, but that I was actually goi… 

Steve Bugeja: Day Release

Steve Bugeja: Day Release

The title of Steve Budeja’s show is misleading. 

The Thomas Clifford Show

The Thomas Clifford Show

The Thomas Clifford Show is a theatrical spoof of a chat show resembling The Jonathan Ross Show. 

The Thomas Clifford Show

The Thomas Clifford Show

The Thomas Clifford Show is a theatrical spoof of a chat show resembling The Jonathan Ross Show. 

The Wee Man Syndrome

The Wee Man Syndrome

Mind that video? Know how the one wi the ned? A work in progress detailing the emancipation of a meme. 

Lucky Strike

Lucky Strike

So like I said. 

Dr Professor Neal Portenza's Catchy Show Title

Dr Professor Neal Portenza's Catchy Show Title

Winner: Best Comedy, Melbourne Fringe. 

Ben Fairey: Floe-Joe's Faces

Ben Fairey: Floe-Joe's Faces

Armed with just his bedroom-made beats and a very literal multiple personality disorder, Iowa’s dopiest music producer Floe-Joe invites you to indulge in his wacky world of sketc… 

Gurpal Gill: India's Strongest Man (1982)

Gurpal Gill: India's Strongest Man (1982)

The highly anticipated Fringe debut from London comic Gurpal Gill. 

All Made Up: This Time It's Social

All Made Up: This Time It's Social

Like or hate Facebook, you’re guaranteed to love this all-female social media inspired comedy improv show. 

The Kagools

The Kagools

Physical comedy, sketch and film combine to transport you into the weird and weatherproofed world of The Kagools. 

Matt Reed – Stalked

Matt Reed – Stalked

Matt is a comic, and like many comics he was excruciatingly lonely. 

Burt Lancaster Pierced My Hymen (When I Was 11)

Burt Lancaster Pierced My Hymen (When I Was 11)

Burt Lancaster Pierced My Hymen is a side-splitting, filthy, compelling and poignant show. 

Möglich

Möglich

Douglas Walker, the funny one from improvised impresarios Racing Minds: ‘Crafted by the gods of comedy’ ***** (ThreeWeeks) has written his first solo show. 

Giving Head

Giving Head

The everyday story of sex, drugs, being a headmaster in a red dress and doing stand-up comedy. 

Matthew Crosby: Smaller Than Life

Matthew Crosby: Smaller Than Life

Matthew Crosby (one of Pappy’s, co-star/co-writer of BBC Three’s Badults) returns to Edinburgh with another lovely little show. 

Mark Silcox: No Women Plenty Of Cry

Mark Silcox: No Women Plenty Of Cry

No women present would allow a middle-aged supply teacher and other men who are repeatedly ignored, to weep in peace. 

Welcome to Tiddleminster

Welcome to Tiddleminster

Petty crook Chris Cantrill and PowerPoint 97 pitch you Britain’s ultimate staycation. 

Sam and Tom from TV!

Sam and Tom from TV!

Sam and Tom! are an anarchic double-hander made up of comedic wunderkinds Tom Burgess ‘coldly psychotic’ (Chortle. 

Sooz Kempner – Character Activist

Sooz Kempner – Character Activist

An Essex princess, a posh Soho vlogger, a mediocre athlete and a West End legend – following 2014s (minor) Edinburgh Fringe hit Defying Gravity, Sooz Kempner (Funny Women Variety… 

Good Kids

Good Kids

Tom Dowling and Kieran Ahern are current members of the Oxford Revue, but they’re also bloody good kids. 

Charles Booth: Deer in the Spotlights

Charles Booth: Deer in the Spotlights

Don’t be frightened, little deer, be fabulous! Charles Booth (one of Time Out’s Character Comedians to Watch and graduate of Second City) returns to Edinburgh with a brand new,… 

Shaken Not Stirred

Shaken Not Stirred

Alex Fox and Dom O’Keefe improvise high-octane, tongue-in-cheek, never before seen adventures in the style of a James Bond film from your suggestions. 

The Sunny Side Show

The Sunny Side Show

Award-winning comic Keith Carter presents a stand-up situation comedy musical game show satire about how good manners and boundless optimism will triumph over life’s hardships. 

Lisa-Skye: Bunny and Mad Dog Get High

Lisa-Skye: Bunny and Mad Dog Get High

In Australian comedian Lisa-Skye’s “love letter to the sex-and-drug-soaked 70s” she tells the tale of Melbourne hedonism in the 1970s star-crossed hippy lovers Bunny and Mad Do… 

#meetandtweet

#meetandtweet

In January 2013, writer Declan Dineen decided, more or less on a whim, to see what would happen if he tried to meet as many of his Twitter followers as possible. 

Adventures of the Singing Acupuncturist: Big O Finds Her Soul

Adventures of the Singing Acupuncturist: Big O Finds Her Soul

Thankfully, there was no combination of singing and acupuncture. 

Going Out West

Going Out West

Four men and a duck make up AsaNisiMasa’s Going Out West. 

Have Fun

Have Fun

“I never went to school,” Richard Fordham tells us. 

Tomas Ford Stop Killing People

Tomas Ford Stop Killing People

With a strange, original and interesting production, Tomás Ford brings his Patrick Bateman of the Fringe to the Mash House to tell a one-man-musical tale of double crossing deceit… 

Who Shot Hitler?

Who Shot Hitler?

It’s the question on everyone’s lips. 

Private View

Private View

 Plunge Theatre’s Edinburgh debut unflinchingly explores 21st century femininity in this confrontational piece of modern feminism in which three women explore perceptions of… 

The Cleek

The Cleek

The Cleek, an all-female sketch troupe, formed after its members met at Chicago’s Second City Training Center. 

Wilkinson Ford: Kagoolio

Wilkinson Ford: Kagoolio

Wilkinson Ford is the collective machination of Nicola Wilkinson and Claire Ford, combining their twin talents as actresses and comedians in an enchanting sketch comedy, Kagoolio. 

Ride of the Wagnerian

Ride of the Wagnerian

There’s nothing I would like to do more than go for a pint with Giacinto Palmieri and discuss Wagner. 

Fat Girl Slim

Fat Girl Slim

Helen Orton used to be an overweight woman with confidence issues stemming from her body. 

Fearnot Wood

Fearnot Wood

Robert Thomson’s Fearnot Wood is some of the best and most fully-realised student writing I have ever come across. 

Mrs Thundercünt's Splooge Adventurers!

Mrs Thundercünt's Splooge Adventurers!

I think it’s fair to say that there are issues with your sketch show when the funniest thing that happens is that a man fingers a swiss roll. 

Tom Short and Will Hutchby: Only Child Syndrome

Tom Short and Will Hutchby: Only Child Syndrome

At the meagre price of four pounds per ticket, and at one of the smallest venues in town, you get what you expect from Tom Short and Will Hutchby’s Only Child Syndrome: self-cons… 

The Bearpit Podcast Podcast

The Bearpit Podcast Podcast

Imagine local talk radio teamed up with Inside the Actors Studio. 

Shelby Bond: Fauxmosexual

Shelby Bond: Fauxmosexual

Shelby’s been gay his whole life. 

You're Never Too Old

You're Never Too Old

There is no doubt that an audience of a certain age will fondly remember the two famous actors starring in You’re Never Too Old, although audiences of any age could not fail to e… 

Lockdown

Lockdown

In this year’s concoction, The Tealights have brewed up another fast paced set of sketches. 

Crap Music Rave Party

Crap Music Rave Party

An anarchic late night DJ party where you can request anything you want. 

Wanderlust

Wanderlust

Across Great Britain I wander, hunting down stories to make eyes twinkle and brows sweat. 

Wil Hodgson's Records in the Roof

Wil Hodgson's Records in the Roof

Wil Hodgson is joined by a guest or two. They dig out favourite tunes from the attic and discuss the relevance, importance, influence and memories that the music has in life. 

Show Pony

Show Pony

Eamon is a disillusioned pink horse searching for his destiny. 

Danish Face

Danish Face

Insomnia, a chain smoking mother and a bedbound Hungarian pervert. 

Alison Spittle Needs an Agent

Alison Spittle Needs an Agent

The prequel to 2015’s runaway Edinburgh Fringe hit I’m Ready Now, but first Alison needs an agent. 

My Damage is My Gift! - The Dysfunctional Family Musical

My Damage is My Gift! - The Dysfunctional Family Musical

Is your family nuts like mine? Ever wondered what’s really going on in your family? Through exuberant, poignant songs and stories, New York Times and BBC featured comedian/singer… 

BongoLicious

BongoLicious

Kenyan comedian Njambi McGrath presents her inaugral show BongoLicious. 

Music, Speech and the Sound of a Wheelbarrow

Music, Speech and the Sound of a Wheelbarrow

Music, Speech and the Sound of a Wheelbarrow. The static crackle prior to a record starting, how we learn language and various celebrities losing their heads! Funny. 

Mark Simmons - Mr

Mark Simmons - Mr

Mark presents his first solo show packed full of inventive one-liners. 

Paul Ricketts' West End Story

Paul Ricketts' West End Story

The award-winning comic’s libellously funny story-telling show on how to find outrageous adventure on a nightly budget of £5. 

Humour and Heart: Songs for My Beloved!

Humour and Heart: Songs for My Beloved!

Humour and Heart: Songs for My Beloved! New York musical theatre entertainer/comedian Jonathan Prager brings his golden voice, heartfelt interpretation and comedic sensibility to a… 

Mark Restuccia - Stooch Club

Mark Restuccia - Stooch Club

Ever wondered what it’s really like to be a comedian? Ever wondered what they get up to the rest of the time when you don’t see them on stage? Ever wondered how they come up with t… 

Funz and Gamez

Funz and Gamez

Paul Ellis returns to Edinburgh but this time he’s brought along some friends.