There’ll be no deep storytelling, no moral messages at the end but there might just be quick-fire jokes, wordplay, characters, impressions and if you’re lucky some meaty layers b…
If you want to feel young and useful, get a job in a care home.
No one asked for this combination of themes but be prepared for a lot of different perspectives.
Joyful, daring and undeniably sharp, God Damn Fancy Man is the hotly anticipated new show from critically acclaimed, internationally award-winning comedian James Nokise.
The zig-zag semi-autobiographical journey of a spoiled Chinese daughter trying to cope with cultural shocks and sexual liberations away from her family’s supervision back in Chin…
Philliam and Whillipp is a stand-up comedy show by young up-and-coming comedians Will Hitt and Philipp Kostelecky.
The Great Resignation? We call it The Great Escape! Join hilarious Brits abroad Jess Bauldry and Sharon VS to hear how they broke out from the 9 to 5 and their musings on the meani…
In this diverse and friendly stand-up show, Europe’s funniest comedians come together with the most well-travelled acts from the rest of the world! They will recall their most outl…
A compilation show of the best Irish acts at the Fringe as well as award-winning comedians who are flying over, just to do this show.
Lee never understood why people sometimes thought he was unusual.
Two American women each perform stand-up comedy about everything from sex and dating to pigeons and society’s relationship to their bodies.
What does sex means to you? It’s the question that Mihai asked himself in his debut solo show, Dirty Anxious Vampire.
Ireland’s own Duffy Connors is taking his solo show to Edinburgh.
Ya ya ding dong.
A prodigal story of true love and sacred transformation.
Musical comedian Chris Iskander is a manly man’s man, man.
UK Pun finalist and writer of one of Dave’s Best Jokes of the Fringe, Roger Swift resurfaces into the post-lockdown world with an updated version of his whirlwind roller-coaster …
Who can save us now? God/Nathan Cassidy might be our only hope.
Shared hour of comedy examining the people we pretend to be when we’re trying to convince the world we’re doing just fine, thank you very much! Luke Healy is an author and come…
Al Lubel talks about his love of space, hatred of time, fear of death, ambivalence toward his parents and concern for his mental health.
You’ll always find him in the corner at parties, but is it time for Chris to put himself in the middle of things? If not, a trip to the buffet table or maybe the toilet would be id…
3’s Comedy brings together Adam Knox, Luka Muller and Peter Jones, three of the rising stars of Australian comedy, for a whole new hour of hilarious stand up.
Yes, I know it’s the Edinburgh Fringe but this is the Edinburgh Fridge! Come along to hear poems and monologues from a fridge called Smeg, robots, spiders, goats and so much more!
I’ve been fired from 14 jobs in my life – I’m starting to think that I might be the problem? I’ll tell you some of the stories and you can tell me what you think.
Two teams of comedians – one team depressed, one team anxious.
Gary G Knightley (the “Twat out of Hell”) returns with a new passion: quizzing.
Comedy Hour features Prue Blake, Peter Jones and Sonia Di Iorio, three of the freshest stand-ups coming out of Australia bringing a new hour of comedy to the Fringe.
Steve’s dad died of Alzheimer’s.
Eliott has never cared for sex.
Self-doubt? Low self-esteem? Well, this sounds cheery.
A lot has changed in Scott McPherson’s life in 2021 and Scott McPherson: Go Scotty will give the audience an intimate, comical window into these changes.
Irish Comedy Showcase – The best Irish comedians at the Fringe will be starting your morning with some belly laughs, hopefully before breakfast.
Not ready for the night to end? Neither are we! So head on over to The All Irish After Party, where the craic is only just beginning!! A true late night show, this show is always b…
Dion Owen is a professional comedian and an avid cyclist originally from a small town in British Columbia, Canada.
Canadian comedian Dana Alexander debuts her brand-new hilarious hour exploring history, politics and the concepts we have typically accepted as fact.
After two previous successful cohorts, SalFUNNI returns to the Fringe with nine new budding stand-ups from the University of Salford, home of the longest-running comedy degree.
A timely show about dogs, defeat and determination by award-winning comedian, best-selling author and underdog, Dave Chawner.
A Romantic (Stand-Up) Comedy (Show).
Mum’s the Word is a special story about a comedian from India growing up with her mum, who is a single parent, and how she’s never met her dad.
Multi award-nominated comedian, Adam Greene takes his debut hour to Edinburgh talking quick fixes for self-improvement, clean living and long-term mental well-being.
3’s Comedy brings together Luka Muller, Peter Jones and a mystery guest; three of the rising stars of Australian comedy for a whole new hour of hilarious stand-up.
‘I ate the divorce papers, Charles.
Award-winning comedian Cassidy has had a crazy year.
Simone Belshaw presents Goblin and Fiends, a romp into femininity, idiocy, foxes and omelettes.
We live in challenging times.
Louise recently received two reviews.
Montreal, Canada’s premiere stand-up comedy show for tourists visiting Edinburgh.
Global Comedy Club: showcasing some of the best up-and-coming comedians on the circuit.
The ever-evolving show returns! Still trying to be good, still failing.
I’ve been single for three years, and I have made use of this time doing exactly what I want to do. The result…? Apparently, I’m a sexual deviant!
Do you know what the number one song was when you were born? Gerry does and (spoiler alert) he’ll sing it.
Childhood memories can sometimes be blurry but you never forget your first school trip, especially when it turns into a permanent stay in Cote d’Ivoire.
Brilliantly self-deprecating stand-up, Will Mars, is fast making a name for himself as a down-at-heel yet lovable international star.
Fresh from performing at the Adelaide and Melbourne Fringe festivals 2019, catch South End Comedy Festival’s Best Newcomer Winner in this revealing one-man show.
3’s Comedy brings together Adam Knox, Luka Muller and Peter Jones, three of the rising stars of Australian comedy for a whole new hour of hilarious stand-up.
A half-hour from half a man (her father was a man).
Lee didn’t have a show this year, he was worried he was going to have to start knowing about politics or something to find something to write about.
Can’t tell a psychiatrist from a psychic or narcissistic personality disorder from an American President? An NHS shrink maps the psychiatric landscape in this WIP.
They say you can have the best of both worlds, but not with Marvin McCarthy; he is the epitome of having neither.
Snack Chat – Start your day with a taste of the Fringe’s finest comedians and a free yummy snack bar.
Following the murder of his father, hard hitting and critically acclaimed northern comedian Chris McGlade is attempting to lay to rest the ghosts that have haunted him ever since.
Growing up, I was too brown for white kids and the wrong kind of brown for brown kids.
Backpackers and travelling comedians have a similar lifestyle: exploring new cultures, travelling light and relying on booze to socialise.
One is a bitch.
Madame Chandelier guides you through her favourite opera plots, with jokes, dramatic death scenes, and a Nessun Dorma singalong! The joyfully ridiculous and self-proclaimed anti-di…
Dimple’s biggest fear? Looking down from heaven (post-murder) to watch her religiously vegan parents learn that the contents of her last meal involved a chicken and an egg.
Adventurer David von Jones takes a humorous glance at popular Disney and Pixar movies with a view to discovering more about the benefits of pessimism.
A Canadian folk ballad duo bring their own sassy and offbeat brand of comedy to Edinburgh.
A show about growing up and becoming a man.
Your first stand-up show of the day, serendipitously happening within the best breakfast joint in Edinburgh! Grab a coffee and join a rotating cast of BBC New Comedian of the year …
A personal stand-up show where comedian Sarah Iles talks you through the absolute (vodka) joys of being divorced in her early 30s.
Matt Stags and Josie Ettrick-Hogg are desperately seeking motivation.
An accidental one-woman show! Standing in the wreckage of a five-piece sketch troupe, one comedian is determined to keep going.
BBC is the debut show from British-born Chinese comedian Matthew Fong.
Ever try to do two things at once? Sameer is a PhD student and a comedian.
This tour de farce of bizarre exploits and odd misadventures chronicles an American’s nearly seven-decade search to find his place in the world.
Highly-tipped comic Dave Fensome makes his debut with a darkly comic journey through his life, re-framed through an ADHD diagnosis aged 42.
A split bill comedy show featuring Thanyia Moore (Funny Women Award winner 2018) and Sian Davies (Hilarity Bites New Act winner 2018).
HD Management presents multi award nominee and the official face of the ITV Hub and uSwitch, Lateef Lovejoy with his solo stand-up show Life, Times and Society’s Crimes where he ex…
Jamie ‘an engaging presence’ D’Souza and Chelsea ‘good gags’ Birkby (Chortle.
As punishment for his self-aggrandising craftiness and deceitfulness, Sisyphus was forced to roll an immense boulder up a hill only for it to roll down whenever it neared the top, …
Please Stop! Please Stop! Please Stop! No this is not a command but a comedy documentary which explores the view that all cities in the UK lack identity.
Fresh new band from London bring their summer 2018 tour to Edinburgh, with members having performed at Love Supreme Festival, Secret Garden Party, and Cambridge Folk Festival.
Following last years standing-room-only show, Pam’s ready to see if she can clean up her act.
Off-the-wall stand-up with sausage.
An Irish stand-up comedy compilation show featuring some of the best comedians from around the festival, for free.
The Spice Girls lied right to our faces.
Colin’s life has been a series of well-meaning mishaps and misunderstandings.
A tale of three colours.
Everyday life can be tragic and comical at the same time.
Mystery Meat is a monthly cult stand-up show regularly performing to sell-out audiences in Brighton. This is no accident. Get involved.
The Oxford Revue returns with its celebrated Free Fringe variety bill.
Trev Tokabi, from the Ivory Coast, has a knack for putting himself in compromising situations! If you have a mate, friend, partner, homeboy, homegirl, brother, sister, husband, wif…
Have you ever kicked a potato into the sea? Lee Kyle has.
Who runs the world? Not this bitch.
‘Growing up – I was too brown for the white kids and the wrong kind of brown for the brown kids.
Hosted by comedians Patrick Melton (USA) (Comedy Central, Spike TV, VH1) and Katharine Ferns (Canada) (MTV) with a different line-up of single comedians every day.
Still talking to each other after last year’s Edinburgh success with Holt and Talbot Can’t Stand The Sight Of Each Other, no one is more surprised than them.
Fitting Image is a show about fitting in and trying to be the person you want to be, especially when that is not exactly who people expect you to be or who you were destined to be.
Jake Donaldson returns to the Fringe with his debut hour-long solo show! Jake mixes stand-up and storytelling in his new show which explores what it’s really like to try to follo…
Nigel Ng is from Malaysia.
Hey, I’m Aidan, in 2012 I kept a journal on a deck of playing cards, one for every week.
Hosted by Gráinne Maguire (as seen on Dave’s UnSpun with Matt Forde), every day three different comics bring along the story from the news they think is the most important and arg…
Comedians Bronston Jones (USA) and Martin Mor (IRE) are joined each day by a different guest.
‘Man is wolf to man.
George loves reading.
Twat Out Of Hell features comedian Gary G Knightley (as seen on Channel 4, BBC Three and the West End) performing his debut solo show.
Bringing his first solo show to the Fringe with a combination of storytelling, songs and surreal improvisations, Andrew Sim intends to liberate you from overthinking and explore th…
After touring the world with internationally-received show, Getting Away Scott Free.
Technical issues hampered the comic on more than one occasion, and one occasion too long to forget.
May Cause Mild Irritation – The Never Ending Cycle
Four years ago Samantha lost everything, including her marbles.
When you’re considered the best at what you do, some of us might rest on our laurels but Mat Ricardo wants (indeed, needs) new challenges.
Fiona Sagar (Funny Women Best Show nominee 2016 and 2017, The Groundlings Comedy Theatre) returns with a new character comedy show, Sagar Dreamcast.
A comedy rockumentary about a band that never happened.
The creator of Fringe hit: The Charlie Montague Mysteries (sell-out shows 2016 and 2017), returns with 40 minutes of jokes and silliness.
Russell Hicks attempts to hone a work that is forever in progress by walking on stage with – literally – a fist full of ideas.
I realise I’m breaking the Greek code by saying this, but George Michael is Greek is quite possibly the most underwhelming show I’ve ever seen.
Paul Revill, Bath Comedy Festival New Act of the Year 2014, returns with a work in progress.
Can stand-up save your love life? Self-confessed nice guy Steve thinks so.
Ever tried to order a curry with all ten members of the Wu Tang Clan? Ever thought about what it all means (love/life/lager) mid downward-dog? Ever scored the winning goal in the l…
Jane used to be fun.
Amused Moose Comedy Award finalist, 2015, Abbie Murphy returns to the Fringe with her new show, Eat Sleep Shit Shag.
No skills, no patience, hypertension and a boat.
A funny, naughty romp through the world of BDSM.
The funniest men in Staffordshire encounter local characters old and new. Or do they? ‘The funniest men in Staffordshire’ (Stoke Sentinel).
America’s gun culture is pervasive.
Mae Martin (BBC Radio 4’s Mae Martin’s Guide to 21st Century Sexuality, Russell Howard’s Good News) and Australian comic Nick Coyle (Guided Meditation) improvise a variety show bas…
Freaks, undergarments and curiosities! From America’s Wild West to the nether regions in-between comes Eugene, Oregon’s favorite sassy oddity Josephine D’Love, joining forces…
All the movies in the Marvel cinematic universe in one hour.
Two Scots and an Irishman walk into a pub… Jay Lafferty, John Scott and Martin Mor are among the very best Celtic comedians working on the global comedy circuit.
Comedy sketch swapping live! The cult hit show where sketch groups perform their own sketches, then each others’.
From self-doubt and depression to fabulous and invincible, Pam takes you on a very open and honest journey of when she spent a small fortune on fortune tellers, self-help books, …
Hi guys, please come to my show.
It’s where scores of top comedians started their brilliant careers, from familiar household names to circuit and cult favourites.
Back with another hour of surreal stupidity.
First came the Jurassic period, then the Enlightenment and now the Age of Autistics.
Come witness the astonishing resurrection of ‘the best comedian you haven’t heard of yet (Time Out).
Coming to Edinburgh after shows at Latitude and Machynlleth Comedy Festival, join Amy Annette in a talk show with her far more famous comedy friends; James Acaster, Lolly Adefope, …
Critically acclaimed solo show about life, death and paper towels.
Amsterdam’s soaring Irishman Richy Sheehy delivers a satirical cocktail of musings and music.
Present and Correct returns for their fourth year at the Fringe, following a five-star show in 2015! Have you ever wondered what life is like for the stripper inside a cake? Ever w…
Milo McCabe steps onto the stage as Troy Hawke with the swagger of an assured performer.
Comedy sketch swapping live! The cult hit show where sketch groups perform their own sketches and then each other’s.
Olaf Falafel’s style of comedy is absurdist verging on the downright ludicrous.
Mae Martin (BBC Radio 4, Live from the BBC, Russell Howard’s Good News) improvises a brand new hour every night as she develops her new show.
Classic late show Festival comedy fare.
This Franco-British nomad with an American green card knows no borders: both with his neurotic oft-taboo approach to comedy, and literally, by sporadically gigging all over the wor…
Star of Impractical Jokers (BBC Three), Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC Three), and Stand Up Central (Comedy Central), Paul returns with a brand new stand-up show.
Critically acclaimed Brown, known for being satirical, grotesque and f*cked, returns to the Fringe.
Kids! Do you need somewhere to take your adults without them getting bored and getting in a huff? Bring them to Funny Stuff for Happy People, where the adults can have just as good…
If you could take over the world, what would you do? Arriving from Australia with an appetite for destruction, witness this hilariously horrible Super Villain, Seizure Kaiser execu…
Come and watch three top comedians from the stand up-circuit clean up their act! Two (or more) of the circuit’s best loved comedians will be joining hosts Rob Thomas and Fran Garri…
We’ve all had our penises sat on and this lady gonna talk about it.
Oh, hai audience! We’ve got something for youuu! An original parody musical of the funniest disaster in cinematic history, Tommy Wiseau’s The Room, adapted by a BBC-award nomin…
It’s comedy set swapping live! The show where comedians perform their own jokes, then each other’s.
Mae Martin is an absolute gem on the Free Fringe.
The murderous hostesses, Hope and Gloria return for their third year of high end filth and games.
Music has a way of providing the most honest portrait of a person, be it someone listening to an opera in the Royal Albert Hall or someone moshing in the belly of Bannerman’s, mu…
Mick is a good bloke.
Will Mars is outspoken, white and very much just a guy.
Mickey is an Indian, that was born in Pakistan (it’s true).
Pam Ford has taken 40 years to be happy in her skin, she wants everyone to discover their best bits, and get happy right now, what a great way to start the day with a lunchtime sho…
Zig zag down to see five comedians give indispensable life advice that you will probably heckle and forget by the morning. Danny Dyer said, ‘5 stars. Proper inspiring’.
Madame Señorita is a force of nature who has come to Edinburgh to seek fame after selling out her cabaret nights at La Taberna de Paco, her local village bar back home in southern…
A self-declared homeless lookalike, Bobby Mair performs to a packed out Laughing Horse, deftly interacting with the audience, whom he suspends somewhere between hilarity and awkwar…
After critically acclaimed performances to sell-out audiences in festivals around the world, and a legion of Facebook fans, Australian Jon Bennett brings his cult-hit show of 2012 …
Offensive and outrageous comedy.
Rising stars Pete Otway and Brennan Reece present a nightly showcase of the finest stand-up at the Fringe, featuring award-winning comedians from the circuit, TV and the best of th…
No nonsense stand-up from this international headliner.
The award-winning sketch group, as heard on their own BBC Radio 4 series, present brand new sketches and old favourites packed into a fun-filled free-for-all show.
A genderless riot from a little old force to be reckoned with.
Each day different international acts compete for comedy gold.
The fastest and funniest globe-trotting impressionist returns for more comedy action, laughable adventures and romance in this mix of stand-up and stories featuring over 50 movie s…
Self-proclaimed adversity avoidance advocate Paul Swoops links together a show that manages to trap members of The Tourists in a surreal sketch landscape of their own devising.
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