Doctor Who is 60.
An honest and funny portrayal of a frustrated, forthright and fed-up father of three.
Roger O’Sullivan (BBC New Comedy Awards Regional finalist) has had work featured on BBC One, BBC Three, RTÉ and BBC Radio 4.
Steph is a really chill girl.
Simon Hall started performing comedy in 2020, yeah, that 2020! Since then, performing has not got any easier and life has continually tried to block his progress.
Like puns? Like space travel? Of course you do.
Vix Leyton is hosting five of Liam GreenJacket’s favourite comedians in this one-off showcase! And for no justifiable reason, prizes for the best audience members.
In Fat, Femme and Crippled, Alex drives their mobility scooter on the intersection between disability and queer culture.
Learn the skills and art of performing stand-up comedy on this two-day intensive comedy course.
See the best comedians selected from across the Fringe alongside hot new talent and fresh Fringe newcomers, with a different comedy line-up daily at each show in this selection box…
Jay Sodagar returns with his brand-new stand-up show.
EdFest award winner presents a left-wing love letter to being queer-ish, mixed race-ish and British-ish.
How to build a story – for everyone! Want to be the best storyteller you know? Come and join the Story Builders! You’ll learn the secrets of every great story and together we’ll …
Rizal Van Geyzel (as seen on Comedy Central Asia) was put in jail for telling jokes about his Islamic heritage.
A revolving lineup of disabled comedians and friends present an irreverent comedy show for your enjoyment.
After a few years away from the comedy stage, the Scandinavian cult comedian Tomas Ahlbeck returns to the Edinburgh Fringe.
Fancy some razor-sharp wit? If so, this is for you.
The hit online show has made the transition to a live show and is coming to Edinburgh! Four top comics will have three jokes on different topics and it is up to the audience to dec…
As seen on BBC’s Live at the Apollo, American transplant Spring Day provides dark comedy for nice people.
Multi award-winning comedian Cassidy wanted to perform the show of his life for his grandma’s 100th birthday, but must make his stand-up “Instagrammable.
Returning for its fourth year, Henry Ginsberg presents a possibly anarchic, probably slightly depraved and almost certainly alcohol-fuelled showcase of the best stand-up comedy fro…
Quentin Crisp! Florence Jenkins! Einstein! Patricia Highsmith! William McGonagall! Through the centuries, secret Neurodivergent or Autistic people have found respect and love in th…
Brad’s 12-year-old daughter came home from the Halloween dance and said, ‘They only played three total Halloween songs!’ Three? Brad was incensed, so he and Steve wrote nine origin…
An improvised comedy extravaganza of tales of gods and monsters, heroines and heroes, mundane and mythological beings all made up on the spot each day from audience suggestions.
You are cordially invited to a comedy show! Comedians and married couple Katharyn Henson (USA) and Mark O’Keeffe (IRE) met at the Fringe in 2019, had a lockdown wedding in Melbourn…
10th great year! Edinburgh’s funniest, and most successful ever kosher comedy show.
American Boy is a stand-up comedy show about immigrant guilt, gentrified Middle Eastern food, and Barbie.
You are cordially invited to the union of two great inventions: weddings and bingo.
Raul Kohli returns for a third year with his sell-out cult hit! No material, no plan, no sad bit at the 45th minute where his pet chinchilla dies.
Glaswegian comedian and author Iain MacDonald embraces the international aspect of the festival as he takes you on a pun-venture around the world in this hilarious show in which he…
Three top stand-ups perform their very best routines just as they do in comedy clubs up and down the country and abroad, just without the swearing! PG Hits is a professional stand-…
Did Cerys cause their parents’ divorce? Did they just make that interaction really awkward? Is a new year’s resolution ever going to be enough to fix their personality? In this sur…
McClaine Beirne in his first 45-minute Edinburgh show.
A compilation of some of the worst human beings doing comedy.
Raucous, wild and a little bit different, this one-hour compilation show with a changing daily line-up, gives you a fabulous cross-section of Fringe madness in one crazy bite-sized…
The night is dark and full of laughs with Black Widows, where the boldest female comedians come to push boundaries and tackle taboo topics.
Hello, asalaam alaikum, bienvenido and welcome to RVG’s International Comedy Club! Resident MC of Malaysia’s first comedy cub Rizal Van Geyzel (as seen on Comedy Central) introduce…
New show from the UK’s favourite and funniest Jewish comedian.
An international Jewish comedian in a new solo show.
Combining two of his great loves – Weird Al Yankovic and Harry Potter – Steve Goodie creates an all-out musical performance with some killer lyrics and accordion skills.
Raising kids is tough; add to the mix puberty, cultural differences and a complicated language, topped with questionable organisational skills and the comedy show writes itself! Aw…
Thomas Farriner (the one who burnt London to a crisp in 1666?) is a fantastic (albeit dead) baker, and we have resurrected him.
Good people do bad things and bad people do good things.
Vappow! consists of four up-and-coming comedians, who perform regularly across the UK, in their own one-hour show.
Meet Australian Outback restaurant owner Sheila and journey through her life with stories, song, bush verse, photographs and mouth-watering recipes.
Americans are fat, find out why.
Following her first US tour and millions of views over lockdown for her blunt takes on dating and being a child-free badass, this award-winning stand-up is back with a sex-positive…
Singer/songwriter, rising star on social media and part-time primary school music teacher, Miss Angela Bra invites you to share in her words of wisdom as an international online su…
Are you struggling to cope with the Fringe? Overwhelmed by producing a show? If you have any anxiety or concern then these sessions are for you, along with anyone looking for help …
See the very best comedians from across the Fringe alongside hot new talent and fresh Fringe newcomers, with a different comedy line-up daily at each show – in this stuffed selec…
A Morning with Woody Allen (ish).
It’s four years since George Steeves brought his Magic 8 Ball show to Edinburgh, winning the heart and mind of at least this reviewer with such an honest, bold theatrical collage…
New York Comedian Gabe Mollica started comedy the day after he got broken up with.
‘Oy Gay! is hilarious, clever and filthy! These talented comedians charm and entertain whilst exploring faith, community and life, with some classic material that still makes me la…
Come Sit on the Couch With Me: is this a therapy couch or a casting couch, and is there a difference? The show is a cocktail of a comical – but true – look at communication in …
Under Covid, every day is like Groundhog Day.
Forty, single and ready to mingle; join lifelong friends, Annie Sup and Angela Bra, for a drag-infused comedy of musical mirth celebrating friendship and new beginnings on a bar cr…
A comedy showcase for hotties! No uggos allowed! Previous acts have been Alfie Brown, Olga Koch, Phil Ellis, Stephen Bailey, Aurie Styla, Aaron McCann and Sophie Duker.
Fancy some razor sharp wit? If so, this is for you.
2019 Pick of the Fringe award sell-out sensation.
Top leaders, love bombing, results driven expectations, endless tasks – is your family a cult? Is society a cult? Is the lollipop lady the benign face of cultism? Are we all in t…
Raul Kohli does an hour of crowd interaction because after 24 months selling himself on webcam like a budget pornstar, he’s come to the realisation that comedy means nothing with…
Raucous, wild and a little bit different – this one-hour compilation show with a changing daily line-up, gives you a fabulous cross section of Fringe madness in one crazy bite-si…
Having spent the past year stranded in India, the host of the wildly popular podcast I’m Quitting Alcohol is in town with an hour of dark, irreverent stand-up comedy.
For the eighth year of this universally unique, neurodiversifying, audience-participatory solo show, Paul Wady has changed the name to Guerilla Autistics and wants to take you all …
Gabe Mollica brings New York-style comedy line-ups every night to Bar 50.
Fringe favourites – New York City comedian Katharyn Henson, ‘kicking some serious comedy ass’ (Scotsman), and internationally touring Ollie Horn, ‘a natural’ (BroadwayBaby.
Science! Sex! Stand-up! Triple award-winning Irish comedian and scientist, Donal Vaughan has done stand-up for 10 years.
The continuing story of PD’s perpetually interrupted life.
Why aren’t you rich yet? How come there are people at the top nowhere near as smart, talented or good looking as you? Stanley Brooks is here to help you teach yourself the skills y…
A revolving line-up of disabled comedians and friends present an irreverent comedy show for your enjoyment.
Award-winning Polish performer Piotr Sikora has created a beautiful hour of family storytelling which uses clowning, mime, ukulele and audience participation to paint the journey o…
The affable, internationally well-travelled comedian returns to the Fringe with more hilarious anecdotes, observations, audience interaction and banter as well as some insightful c…
The true story of one man’s ambition to become the greatest holiday park entertainer in England.
A hilarious stand-up comedy compilation show that leaves out the really rude bits so the whole family can enjoy the show.
You can (and should) get a comedian out of Russia, but can you get Russia out of a comedian? Oleg Denisov, a critically acclaimed satirical stand-up and philosopher by training, go…
We all love a good story.
After a critically acclaimed debut hour, Ollie Horn returns with a new hour of stand-up about what happens when you let yourself try new things.
A comedy review of the year that was cancelled from ‘one of the finest acts on the Scottish comedy circuit’ (Guardian).
Hot girl summer is finally here and Eleanor Conway is ready for some post lockdown dating – she’s Vaxxed and Waxxed (and ready to climax!) Join her for a TMI post-pandemic catch-…
A showcase new to Edinburgh Fringe with some of the best comedians from around the Fringe with new and established material, doing things a bit differently with a few surprises, so…
Eddie Mullarkey brings you on a hilarious, almost entirely honest and wild journey of growing up as a mama’s boy in the west of Ireland, being a failed Catholic, and coming to term…
‘Phil sweeps the audience on an exhilarating never-ending stream-of-consciousness loaded with laughter.
Pick of the Fringe award winner (2019).
Take a gonzo dive into a world of sex dungeons, meth and so much more with New York City comedian, Katharyn Henson.
Pick of the Fringe award winner Ivor Dembina, presents a revised and updated version of his solo Jewish comedy show – a story with jokes about Israel, Palestine and the Jews.
Thought your 2020 was bad? You get home, the door is smashed and a burglar flees.
In her work-in-progress show, In the Dark, Adele ponders the power of knowledge, the power in refusing it, and all things that go on when the lights go off.
It’s been a long time since we could go see live comedy, but it’s back! Award-winning comic Ben Clover presents a different bill of top stand-ups each evening.
Feast on five of the tastiest up-and-coming comedians on the circuit in this stand-up comedy showcase including your award-winning host, Masai Graham (UK Pun Champion 2016).
See the very best comedians selected from across the Fringe, with a different top-notch comedy line-up every night – as this show returns to Edinburgh for its 18th year.
Eliott has never cared for sex.
Join two of The Oxford Revue’s brightest talents as they take you through an hour of rogue, wild and laugh-out-loud comedy.
Some women aspire to wearing their mother’s shoes.
Back in 99, Tony Blair said ‘We’re all middle class now’.
I’ll Be Broken Home for Christmas is a dark comedy musical written by Jeffrey Baldinger and Jessica Michelle Singleton.
In 1698 Thomas d’Urfey published the smash-hit book of comic songs, Wit and Mirth.
Conceptual art, dance, theatre, somebody sh*tting on stage.
As a teenager, Calum asked a famous comedian how to get into comedy.
As more and more subjects aren’t being talked about, the Immoral Maze deals with them in the most honest way morally possible: by getting comedians to rip them apart.
With politics moving to extremes and into every aspect of our lives, Erich McElroy finds another way.
Ever wake up after a heavy night of booze and think, what did I do last night? You rarely remember the taxi journey.
Comedians are, like, soooo the broken, unused toys in a toy box and we’ve been, like, really trying to use comedy to repair ourselves and survive in the toy box of life.
From a no-holds-barred dissection of his own laughable life to a skewed look at the absurdity of the everyday.
Sun, sea and stand-up.
New Zealand comedian, Grave St Claire, brings his multimedia comedy show to Edinburgh for the first time.
What would you do if you could go back in time and hand-pick who you would become? One day a man encounters a strange spirit and is offered the opportunity to become someone else, …
The world is filled to the brim with pain, anger and death.
Andrew Frank: Cognitive Goof is an hour of stand-up comedy exploring the hilarity and profundity of perception, belief, identity, time and space.
You can never be entirely sure if the material a comedian is sharing is true, based in truth, or completely fabricated.
The popular show with a revolving line-up of performers of all varieties to entertain all the family returns after more shows at festivals worldwide.
A brutally honest show about growing up in the Balkans, then somehow moving to Malta, and finally ending up in London to become a pizza boy.
A greatest-hits show with a difference.
Stephanie and Paul bring you a silly hour of silliness with zero artistic merit but a shockingly high volume of Maltesers.
Never-before-seen nonsense on stage.
Sunjai Arif can show you the world as he shares his memories of nostalgic pop culture all while attempting not to be sued by Disney.
Suren Jayemanne (Aus) has made a splash on the Australian scene, with his debut TV stand-up special featured as part of ABC’s Comedy Next Gen series.
Growing up, I was too brown for white kids and the wrong kind of brown for brown kids.
London Bermondsey’s beloved local comedy show comes to Edinburgh! Hosted by a podgy gay comic from the remote island of Taiwan, this comedy show has, for month after month, enterta…
Canadian stand-up Byron Bertram hilariously explores being a black sheep in an all-Chinese high school, dating a Japanese celebrity and travelling to 20 different countries while d…
Anecdotal, episodic, lacking an overarching theme, lighthearted, tittle tattle, way too many characters… Think Charles Dickens but better. ***** (Herald).
A no-holds-barred comedy show starring Will Mars (FOX’s Showtime at The Apollo) and Sarah Lee (Jewish Comedian of the Year finalist 2018).
A motley assortment of North American comedians each deliver their polished 7-15 minute sets.
Unlike anything you have ever experienced before.
A variety show of absurdist comedy.
Kevin Precious is a former religious studies teacher.
Award-winning Dave Green does his highly anticipated debut hour.
The show that the greater media cannot entirely accept as real.
For the 4th year, American atheist Bronston Jones reacts to the chaos of his country with a prayer: God Bless ‘Merica, because it’ll take a miracle to fix it.
Thanksgiving with your family in the most eye-popping of places.
The dumbest game show ever to grace a stage on God’s green Earth.
Rising star Kemah Bob and special guests present a shared hour of laid-back stand-up comedy.
Star of FOX’s Showtime at the Apollo, finalist on season eight of NBC Comcast’s knockout television show, Trial By Laughter and runner-up for the woman he loves.
Dino Wiand plays the Yorkshire Ripper, who has been allowed out of prison on a rehab program to perform a stand-up comedy routine, which he uses to discuss his plans for orchestrat…
Late-night one-liners from Phil Pagett, ‘One of the country’s best new gag writers’ (Gary Delaney, Mock the Week), ranging from the absurd to the twisted.
Autistic people speak for themselves in this ensemble show, written from surveys completed only by Autistic people.
If you like superheroes; if you want to learn more about their history; if you’ve ever seen a movie that had superheroes in it… if you’ve read this far already – you should…
How board games can change your life and save the world.
Revised by audience feedback throughout, your chance to contribute to the interactive audience autism conversion phenomenon has returned.
Zahra’s a bit like the country of Turkey, in that she’s a mix of Eastern and Western culture, and also she is a bird.
In its fifth year, the best comics of the Fringe are brought together for this premier comedy showcase.
Henry Ginsberg spent most of his adult life envious of his male friends scoring on the weekend.
A show about being the only remaining singleton in a world full of weddings, mortgages, children, security and a lack thereof.
Deliciously dark re-workings, told through stand-up and live art.
Kirk Smith is the author of Rice Krispies with Ketchup, and his podcast Autastic is ranked number four on the iTunes self-help charts.
The latest craze is literally nothing.
This is political stand-up at its best.
Tiny Horse Comedy.
Through a series of devised monologues, pieces of physical theatre and slam poetry, Lies.
In its fourth year, the best comics of the Fringe are brought together for this premier comedy showcase.
Robyn Perkins, **** (ThreeWeeks), is the only American to become an English Comedian of the Year finalist.
‘Some names and identifying details have been changed to protect the innocent’ reads a screen at the back of the stage.
A new stand-up and sketch show by Sarah Bennetto.
It’s back! The interactive comic book knowledge bomb.
A new human colony, but full of idiots.
With the accompanying subtitle, this show becomes God Bless ‘Merica, Because It’ll Take A Miracle To Fix It; whilst that’s quite a mouthful, it certainly encompasses the sent…
From the writer of Shooting Stars and Mock the Week comes a brand new show with some of the sharpest one-liners you are likely to hear! Like the True or False section from Shooting…
Don’t learn from your mistakes, enjoy the mistakes of others.
Gecko finds former RE teacher Kevin Precious falling out with a Brighton New Age type, bemoaning a Facebook request from a former associate who’s doing very well (and is keen to sh…
Cryptozoology is the posh word for ‘the pursuit of hidden animals’ – those creatures that are theorised to exist, but haven’t yet been proven to by science.
American comic Erich McElroy presents a brand new hour of stand-up.
A new stand-up and character solo show by the London-based Melbourne comedian and host of Storytellers’ Club.
Stand-up comedians Carmen Ali and Jake Pickford have decided to put their relationship to the ultimate test by doing a show together.
An hour of fun-filled stand-up and gag-filled songs from comic live wire Bryan Lacey! With a knack for pulling a punchline from the unexpected, join Bryan and his blend of observat…
Nymphonerdiac: one’s a nymph, the other’s a nerd and here’s where the twain shall meet.
James jokes about booze.
“And now the moment you’ve all been waiting for!” Fringe Festival folklore is replete with tales of life-changing shows witnessed in less-than-life-changing venues – seeing…
‘I do say, give us another!’ is the tragic cry of mediocrity from an improv show that is several decades too late for salvation.
From the get-go, it’s evident that Barking at Aeroplanes is going to be a little bit strange and out of the ordinary.
Back for a fourth year at the Fringe - an hour of sharp gags, intelligent observations and blisteringly quick improvised raps from three of the circuit’s best comedians.
Tom’s an award-winning comedian, thirty-something accountant and big, friendly nerd.
The Free Fringe is a chaotic world.
When one turns 30 it is generally agreed upon that shopping, binge eating and crying into one’s cat is just the ticket for transitioning out of those pesky 20-somethings.
Being a single girl of 30-something with a worryingly high dependency on chocolate and cats is never easy.
Nick Dixon ‘Well worth looking out for’ (Jason Manford) and Sunil Patel (BBC New Comedy Awards) perform half an hour each of finely-crafted hilarity.
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