Mamas' Boy – Lesbian Son Comedy Hour

Mamas' Boy – Lesbian Son Comedy Hour

Patrick Moore is a total Mamas’ Boy. 

Manchild

Manchild

Award-winning stand-up comedian Diederik Zuurmond does a lot of jokes, some impressions and a song to tackle all the tough topics of the day, including the cosmos, cum-brain and of… 

Elliot Wengler: Jokémon

Elliot Wengler: Jokémon

Elliot Wengler presents a spectacular, explosive and personal history of the world’s biggest monster-fighting franchise. 

Political Masculinity

Political Masculinity

If you have seen any of Jay’s shows you will know this will be a funny, meaningful stand-up comedy show. 

50 Ways Jesus (Almost) Ruined My Life

50 Ways Jesus (Almost) Ruined My Life

Can too much religion in your teens screw up your sex life in your 50s? Then how come Mormons have so many babies? Is eternal life really worth the hassle? Forever is a long time. 

Lee Kyle and Friend: Not Morning People

Lee Kyle and Friend: Not Morning People

Lee has absolutely no wish to be up at this time, but he’ll do his best. 

Irish Jokers

Irish Jokers

Showcasing the best Irish acts at the Fringe. 

Thor Stenhaug: It's So Hard to Speak Without Saying Something Stupid

Thor Stenhaug: It's So Hard to Speak Without Saying Something Stupid

Thor Stenhaug is a Norwegian comedian based in the UK. 

3's Comedy: Afternoons

3's Comedy: Afternoons

You’ve had a big lunch, now have a big laugh at 3’s Comedy: Afternoons. 

Aidan Jones – Stories

Aidan Jones – Stories

A few years ago I got punched in the face by a lady on the train. 

Anna Beros – Creampie Clarity

Anna Beros – Creampie Clarity

Self-realisation might include a bunch of dicks, drugs and aspirations to motherhood. 

Kimberly Policella and Kim Hope: Is That Not Normal?

Kimberly Policella and Kim Hope: Is That Not Normal?

How many times can you get married? As many as you like; nobody regulates it and practice makes perfect! How much wine does it take to derail a career? Could be 400 cases, could be… 

1.295 Reframing Autistic Success (Kitten Steps)

1.295 Reframing Autistic Success (Kitten Steps)

After 2023’s sell-out show, Stags returns with laughs, adventures and his more innovative 1. 

200 Puns in One Hour with Roger Swift

200 Puns in One Hour with Roger Swift

The comedic prop-pun lunatic Roger Swift shoots out 200 puns in one hour! With his trademark crazy homemade props, audio cues and PowerPoint slides. 

Projection

Projection

‘If men are such visual creatures, why can’t they see my texts?!’ Be thrown into the intricacies of contemporary relationships with Projection. 

UK Pun Off

UK Pun Off

The hit online show UK Pun Off 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 audi… 

Angela Bra: Social Calendar Girl

Angela Bra: Social Calendar Girl

Sex and relationship education is on the timetable and award-winning drag queen Miss Angela Bra is your supply teacher for this very special lesson on how to handle yourself in any… 

Mad Ron's Character Comedy Carnage

Mad Ron's Character Comedy Carnage

Join Uxbridge’s third-hardest man, Mad Ron (Reginald D Hunter tour support) and special guests for an hour of character-comedy stand-up. 

Peter Jones – Cannot Fail

Peter Jones – Cannot Fail

I’m an Australian comedian. 

Edinbra Fringe Comedy

Edinbra Fringe Comedy

Following on from it’s success in previous years, this delightful, funny show returns with a revolving line-up of the best and up-and-coming female comedians from around Edinburgh … 

Alex Mason and Freya McGhee: Comedians in STEM

Alex Mason and Freya McGhee: Comedians in STEM

Alex Mason and Freya McGhee will be showcasing mathematical graphs of their love life, then delving into their funny frustrations with lab experiments, all while ensuring a chemica… 

Gary Lynch: Middle Age Came Quick

Gary Lynch: Middle Age Came Quick

Gary Lynch is Ireland’s leading mid-life-crisis comedian. 

666 Black Widows: Dirty and Dark Comedy by Twisted Gals

666 Black Widows: Dirty and Dark Comedy by Twisted Gals

Welcome to the dark side of laughter, where our comics don’t give a damn about your comfort zone. 

SalFUNNI presents: No Backup Plan

SalFUNNI presents: No Backup Plan

Returning again to the Fringe, and as always featuring students from the University of Salford. 

Irish Comedy Overdrive

Irish Comedy Overdrive

Some of Ireland’s top comics come over from the old country to bring you laughter. 

Becky Fury: Great British C*nts

Becky Fury: Great British C*nts

Award-winning Becky Fury (her real name) investigates the challenging identity that is being British-ish. 

Anna Beros – Creampie Curious

Anna Beros – Creampie Curious

Romping through the feats, fiascos and fluids of her 30s from Melbourne to Berlin, Anna celebrates nasty sex with manners, German empathy and non-judgmental feminism. 

Meshida: My Japanese Perspective

Meshida: My Japanese Perspective

Meshida is a Japanese stand-up comedian. 

Sian Davies: Band of Gold

Sian Davies: Band of Gold

A brand new show from award-winning, working-class queer comedian Sian Davies. 

Beat the Comic – Quiz Show

Beat the Comic – Quiz Show

Your chance to get thrown into a hilarious head-to-head with a top comedian. 

Angela Bra and Aunty Ginger's Drag-A-Do!

Angela Bra and Aunty Ginger's Drag-A-Do!

Drag comedy superstars Angela Bra – Best Comedy Show nominee at the 2023 Buxton Fringe – and Aunty Ginger – ‘Utterly outrageous and hilariously entertaining’ **** (NorthWestE… 

Devin Gray: How To Get Away With Marriage

Devin Gray: How To Get Away With Marriage

Comedy Central featured comedian Devin Gray is ready to wow you with his new show How To Get Away With Marriage. 

3's Comedy: Mornings

3's Comedy: Mornings

Start your day off with a laugh at 3’s Comedy: Mornings. 

Stephen Carlin: Frenemies

Stephen Carlin: Frenemies

After a lifetime of being a lone wolf, a maverick, an outsider, and fully paid-up member of the awkward squad, Stephen Carlin has finally accepted he needs society. 

Pam Ford Don't You Dare! (Put Me in a Care Home)

Pam Ford Don't You Dare! (Put Me in a Care Home)

Pam Ford Stand-Up Comedian has worked in a care home before and after the pandemic and has met many amazing “oldies” with amazing life stories to tell. 

Matt Green: That Guy (Work in Progress)

Matt Green: That Guy (Work in Progress)

New show from that guy (@mattgreencomedy) you’ve seen on Twitter being funny about politics, featuring jokes about politics and jokes not about politics. 

Anna Beros – Creampie Curious

Anna Beros – Creampie Curious

Romping through the joys, disappointments and semen of her 30s in Berlin, Anna stays surprisingly optimistic. 

The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club is a free stand-up comedy compilation show featuring three fantastic comedians. 

Chelsea Birkby: Silly Sausage (Pain) (WIP)

Chelsea Birkby: Silly Sausage (Pain) (WIP)

Following up her award-winning debut (Amused Moose Best Debut, Comedian’s Choice Best Show) with this work-in-progress. 

Samantha Day: The Booby Trap

Samantha Day: The Booby Trap

Following the success of her hit show Careering, Samantha Day is back at the Fringe with The Booby Trap! Breasts loom large in our culture – but why? Samantha gets her tit jokes … 

What're You Looking At!

What're You Looking At!

A show all about the tales of the disabled. 

African-ish

African-ish

South African comedian, Ambrose Uren, shares his unique story in this stand-up comedy show filled with unexpected twists. 

Vibe Shift

Vibe Shift

Vibe Shift is a late-night alternative comedy night. 

What're You Looking At!

What're You Looking At!

A show all about the tales of the disabled. 

Marc Burrows in the Glom of Nit

Marc Burrows in the Glom of Nit

Comedian, author, and journalist (New Statesman, Big Issue, Independent) Marc Burrows returns from the culture wars to ask ‘who am I?’ and ‘why is everything like this?’ An hour of… 

Raul Kohli: Raul Britannia (The Full Inglish)

Raul Kohli: Raul Britannia (The Full Inglish)

Award-winning comedian Raul Kohli considers himself British Indian or Inglish. 

Irish Comedy Showcase

Irish Comedy Showcase

We’re bringing the best Irish comedians to this late-night show for some non-pre-watershed comedy. 

Kosher Russian

Kosher Russian

A former famous TV comedian from Russia, Ivan Yavits has now fulfilled his lifelong dream of working as an English teacher in Israel. 

Live Podcast Hour

Live Podcast Hour

25 podcasts in 25 days! Come along for a live recording of a different podcast every day of the Fringe! Visit our site to see who is on, or just show up and be surprised. 

Aaaaaand now! Teknicolour Smoof Comedy Club

Aaaaaand now! Teknicolour Smoof Comedy Club

Shropshire’s crazy-named grassroots comedy club comes to the Edinburgh Fringe with a daily line-up of five different comedians. 

1998: A Walking Disaster – Anxiety, Absurdity, Airfryer

1998: A Walking Disaster – Anxiety, Absurdity, Airfryer

Embark on a delightful journey with a timid Romanian lad as he stumbles into a vortex of awkward situations. 

Candace Bryan: Communist Dad

Candace Bryan: Communist Dad

Candace tells the story of her unusual childhood in Memphis, Tennessee-raised by a single dad who loves the banjo and reading Karl Marx. 

3's Comedy: Mornings

3's Comedy: Mornings

Start your day off with a laugh as 3’s Comedy: Mornings brings together Luka Muller, Peter Jones and Ben Searle, three of the rising stars of Australian comedy for a new hour of hi… 

Rope-A-Dope

Rope-A-Dope

These days Terry O’Neill is an award-winning actor/comedian, but in his former life he was a champion boxer. 

Jessie Nixon: Damsel

Jessie Nixon: Damsel

Jessie Nixon introduces her new work-in-progress show, Damsel. 

3am Brain

3am Brain

A show about spending your day feeling fine before 3am hits and the brain has its revenge. 

3's Comedy: Afternoons

3's Comedy: Afternoons

You’ve had a big lunch, now have a big laugh at 3’s Comedy: Afternoons. 

Eve Ellenbogen: Dead Mom Stuff

Eve Ellenbogen: Dead Mom Stuff

Loudmouth Eve Ellenbogen will tell you pretty much anything, unless you ask about her dead mom. 

Henry Ginsberg’s Hyper Masculine Cookery Show

Henry Ginsberg’s Hyper Masculine Cookery Show

Stand-up comedian and culinary wizard Henry Ginsberg presents a guide to all things gastronomical. 

One Man 12 Angry Men

One Man 12 Angry Men

In a world where one man can be one character, Alexander Richmond dares to be twelve of them. 

Henry Ginsberg: Cuddle Slut

Henry Ginsberg: Cuddle Slut

Henry Ginsberg presents a brand-new hour of stand-up, musing on toxic masculinity, loneliness and whether it’s possible for individual body parts to be racist? ‘Hinting at emotio… 

2.7 Men – Louis George, Will Scambler and Louisa Corr

2.7 Men – Louis George, Will Scambler and Louisa Corr

These three rising stars of the London comedy circuit have come to Edinburgh to do two things: blow their life savings on an Airbnb and perform an hour of mind-melting stand-up com… 

Our Place in the World

Our Place in the World

Sure, Britain’s got talent, but has it got any friends? We don’t get on with Europe, with the other continents, or even with each other. 

Philipp and Phriends: A Late Night Comedy Show

Philipp and Phriends: A Late Night Comedy Show

Philipp Kostelecky brings the festival’s best acts together for a late-night extravaganza! No rules, no regulations – it’s late night so anything goes. 

Abi Clarke: Try Hard (Work in Progress)

Abi Clarke: Try Hard (Work in Progress)

Stand-up comedian, social media star and ultimate try-hard Abi Clarke performs new material in an intimate venue, developing her highly anticipated debut show. 

129.5 Steps to Autistic Success

129.5 Steps to Autistic Success

Being diagnosed with autism just over a year ago might just be the best thing that happened to Stags. 

Chelsea Birkby and Jamie D'Souza: Good Girls

Chelsea Birkby and Jamie D'Souza: Good Girls

Jamie – ‘Constantly amusing’ **** (One4Review. 

Adam Greene and the Diet of Destiny

Adam Greene and the Diet of Destiny

In this anticipated follow-up to last year’s sell-out show, Adam Greene addresses aging, self-care and love? Surely not… ‘definitely one to keep tabs on’ (Bruce Dessau, Evening… 

The All Irish After Party

The All Irish After Party

Irish madman John Spillane is back with the return of his 100% improvised stand-up show. 

Edinbra Fringe Comedy

Edinbra Fringe Comedy

A revolving line-up of the best established and up-and-coming female comedians from around the Fringe in a hilarious early evening showcase guaranteed to raise more than just a few… 

Richard Cobb: Couple's Massage

Richard Cobb: Couple's Massage

In October 2022, Richard Cobb was on honeymoon in Cuba. 

SalFUNNI's Laughterparty

SalFUNNI's Laughterparty

It’s time for a Laughterparty with students from the University of Salford! SalFUNNI is back with a brand-new line up of comedians for an hour of stand-up, sketch and shenanigans! … 

Tal Davies and Hannah Weetman: Fear and Self-Loathing in Las Iguanas

Tal Davies and Hannah Weetman: Fear and Self-Loathing in Las Iguanas

Join award-winning Brummie comedians, Tal Davies and Hannah Weetman, as they humorously pick apart every aspect of their own, and each other’s, dreadful life choices. 

22*

22*

New Year, new you! Come laugh with Brooke, as she trips and falls trying to make our world a better place, fighting Spacetime continuum, economy, patriarchy, fertility, generations… 

Ray Fordyce and His Wonderfully Spiffing Variety Show

Ray Fordyce and His Wonderfully Spiffing Variety Show

Ray Fordyce is back to host a wonderfully spiffing show full of comedy and entertainment. 

James Nokise: God Damn Fancy Man

James Nokise: God Damn Fancy Man

Returning for another year, God Damn Fancy Man is the critically acclaimed show from internationally award-winning comedian James Nokise. 

Bex's Chainsaw Moussaka

Bex's Chainsaw Moussaka

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… 

Pam Ford: 24 and Counting!

Pam Ford: 24 and Counting!

If you want to feel young and useful, get a job in a care home. 

A Boxing, Crossdressing, Commando Show

A Boxing, Crossdressing, Commando Show

No one asked for this combination of themes but be prepared for a lot of different perspectives. 

God Damn Fancy Man

God Damn Fancy Man

Joyful, daring and undeniably sharp, God Damn Fancy Man is the hotly anticipated new show from critically acclaimed, internationally award-winning comedian James Nokise. 

Crazy Broken Chinese

Crazy Broken Chinese

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 Willipp

Philliam and Willipp

Philliam and Whillipp is a stand-up comedy show by young up-and-coming comedians Will Hitt and Philipp Kostelecky. 

50 Ways to Leave Your Employer

50 Ways to Leave Your Employer

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… 

Europe's Most Wanted!

Europe's Most Wanted!

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… 

Irish Jokers

Irish Jokers

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 Kyle: Parochial Glitter Implosion

Lee Kyle: Parochial Glitter Implosion

Lee never understood why people sometimes thought he was unusual. 

Arielle Dundas and Rebecca Kaplan: Parfait

Arielle Dundas and Rebecca Kaplan: Parfait

Two American women each perform stand-up comedy about everything from sex and dating to pigeons and society’s relationship to their bodies. 

SalFUNNI

SalFUNNI

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. 

Dave Chawner: Underdog

Dave Chawner: Underdog

A timely show about dogs, defeat and determination by award-winning comedian, best-selling author and underdog, Dave Chawner. 

John Aggasild: Welcome Back

John Aggasild: Welcome Back

A Romantic (Stand-Up) Comedy (Show). 

Mum's the Word

Mum's the Word

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. 

Adam Greene in No Time to Diet

Adam Greene in No Time to Diet

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. 

Dirty Anxious Vampire

Dirty Anxious Vampire

What does sex means to you? It’s the question that Mihai asked himself in his debut solo show, Dirty Anxious Vampire. 

Sex Me I'm Irish

Sex Me I'm Irish

Ireland’s own Duffy Connors is taking his solo show to Edinburgh. 

Thor and Freya: Norse as F*ck

Thor and Freya: Norse as F*ck

Ya ya ding dong. 

Samantha Pressdee: Clown Pray Love (Work in Progress)

Samantha Pressdee: Clown Pray Love (Work in Progress)

A prodigal story of true love and sacred transformation. 

Macho Daddy Punchfist

Macho Daddy Punchfist

Musical comedian Chris Iskander is a manly man’s man, man. 

Aaaaaaaand now! Roger Swift's Machine Pun: Reloaded

Aaaaaaaand now! Roger Swift's Machine Pun: Reloaded

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 … 

Nathan Cassidy: Hot Tub God

Nathan Cassidy: Hot Tub God

Who can save us now? God/Nathan Cassidy might be our only hope. 

Good for Them

Good for Them

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: The Narcissistic Personality Disorder and ME

Al Lubel: The Narcissistic Personality Disorder and ME

Al Lubel talks about his love of space, hatred of time, fear of death, ambivalence toward his parents and concern for his mental health. 

Chris Cooke: Corners (WIP)

Chris Cooke: Corners (WIP)

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… 

Pam Ford: 24 and Counting!

Pam Ford: 24 and Counting!

If you want to feel young and useful, get a job in a care home. 

3's Comedy – Adam Knox, Luka Muller and Peter Jones

3's Comedy – Adam Knox, Luka Muller and Peter Jones

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. 

The Edinburgh Fridge Show

The Edinburgh Fridge Show

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! 

Aidan Jones – Looking for Work

Aidan Jones – Looking for Work

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. 

Anxiety vs Depression: A Comedy Game Show – Pay What You Can

Anxiety vs Depression: A Comedy Game Show – Pay What You Can

Two teams of comedians – one team depressed, one team anxious. 

Gary G Knightley: The Not Knightley Show

Gary G Knightley: The Not Knightley Show

Gary G Knightley (the “Twat out of Hell”) returns with a new passion: quizzing. 

Comedy Hour: Prue Blake, Peter Jones and Sonia Di Iorio

Comedy Hour: Prue Blake, Peter Jones and Sonia Di Iorio

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. 

Further Adventures in Dementia

Further Adventures in Dementia

Steve’s dad died of Alzheimer’s. 

Eliott Simpson: (A)Sexy and I Know It

Eliott Simpson: (A)Sexy and I Know It

Eliott has never cared for sex. 

Standing at the Back

Standing at the Back

Self-doubt? Low self-esteem? Well, this sounds cheery. 

Scott McPherson: Go Scotty

Scott McPherson: Go Scotty

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

Irish Comedy Showcase

Irish Comedy Showcase – The best Irish comedians at the Fringe will be starting your morning with some belly laughs, hopefully before breakfast. 

The All Irish After Party

The All Irish After Party

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… 

Cyclopath

Cyclopath

Dion Owen is a professional comedian and an avid cyclist originally from a small town in British Columbia, Canada. 

Don't Start Me on White Jesus

Don't Start Me on White Jesus

Canadian comedian Dana Alexander debuts her brand-new hilarious hour exploring history, politics and the concepts we have typically accepted as fact. 

3's Comedy – Luka Muller, Peter Jones and Mystery Guest

3's Comedy – Luka Muller, Peter Jones and Mystery Guest

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. 

Goodbye Charles – Free

Goodbye Charles – Free

‘I ate the divorce papers, Charles. 

Nathan Cassidy: Observational (Work In Progress)

Nathan Cassidy: Observational (Work In Progress)

Award-winning comedian Cassidy has had a crazy year. 

Simone Belshaw: Goblin and Fiends

Simone Belshaw: Goblin and Fiends

Simone Belshaw presents Goblin and Fiends, a romp into femininity, idiocy, foxes and omelettes. 

SHTF – Stuff Hits The Fan

SHTF – Stuff Hits The Fan

We live in challenging times. 

Jane Hill: All I Want

Jane Hill: All I Want

I’m 55. 

Global Comedy Club

Global Comedy Club

Global Comedy Club: showcasing some of the best up-and-coming comedians on the circuit. 

Louise Atkinson: Sounds Good, Looks a Mess

Louise Atkinson: Sounds Good, Looks a Mess

Louise recently received two reviews. 

Comedy Village

Comedy Village

Montreal, Canada’s premiere stand-up comedy show for tourists visiting Edinburgh. 

Dave Fensome: ADHDave

Dave Fensome: ADHDave

Highly-tipped comic Dave Fensome makes his debut with a darkly comic journey through his life, re-framed through an ADHD diagnosis aged 42. 

About Time / Bully

About Time / Bully

A split bill comedy show featuring Thanyia Moore (Funny Women Award winner 2018) and Sian Davies (Hilarity Bites New Act winner 2018). 

Lateef Lovejoy – Life, Times and Society's Crimes

Lateef Lovejoy – Life, Times and Society's Crimes

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… 

Bad Boys

Bad Boys

Jamie ‘an engaging presence’ D’Souza and Chelsea ‘good gags’ Birkby (Chortle. 

Twat Out of Hell: Deluxe

Twat Out of Hell: Deluxe

The ever-evolving show returns! Still trying to be good, still failing. 

Mickey Sharma – Pervert!

Mickey Sharma – Pervert!

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! 

Traitor

Traitor

Hello. 

Gerry Carroll – Crock or Gold

Gerry Carroll – Crock or Gold

Do you know what the number one song was when you were born? Gerry does and (spoiler alert) he’ll sing it. 

Cool Story Bro

Cool Story Bro

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. 

Will Mars: Phoenix

Will Mars: Phoenix

Brilliantly self-deprecating stand-up, Will Mars, is fast making a name for himself as a down-at-heel yet lovable international star. 

Kelsey De Almeida: I'm Very Different People (WIP)

Kelsey De Almeida: I'm Very Different People (WIP)

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 – Adam Knox, Luka Muller and Peter Jones

3's Comedy – Adam Knox, Luka Muller and Peter Jones

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. 

Sarah Lee: Half a Man

Sarah Lee: Half a Man

A half-hour from half a man (her father was a man). 

Lee Kyle – ConQuest

Lee Kyle – ConQuest

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. 

A-Z Mental Health Atlas

A-Z Mental Health Atlas

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. 

Rice and Chips

Rice and Chips

They say you can have the best of both worlds, but not with Marvin McCarthy; he is the epitome of having neither. 

Snack Chat

Snack Chat

Snack Chat – Start your day with a taste of the Fringe’s finest comedians and a free yummy snack bar. 

Chris Mcglade: Forgiveness

Chris Mcglade: Forgiveness

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. 

Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit

Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit

Growing up, I was too brown for white kids and the wrong kind of brown for brown kids. 

Stand-Up Nomad: Backpacking Comedy

Stand-Up Nomad: Backpacking Comedy

Backpackers and travelling comedians have a similar lifestyle: exploring new cultures, travelling light and relying on booze to socialise. 

Bitch and Nerd

Bitch and Nerd

One is a bitch. 

Madame Chandelier's Rough Guide to the Opera

Madame Chandelier's Rough Guide to the Opera

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… 

Cordelia and Dimple: Buffet

Cordelia and Dimple: Buffet

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. 

Falling with Style

Falling with Style

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. 

Tone Death

Tone Death

A Canadian folk ballad duo bring their own sassy and offbeat brand of comedy to Edinburgh. 

Conor Drum: Solo

Conor Drum: Solo

A show about growing up and becoming a man. 

Freshly Squeezed Comedy

Freshly Squeezed Comedy

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 … 

Decree Absolute Vodka

Decree Absolute Vodka

A personal stand-up show where comedian Sarah Iles talks you through the absolute (vodka) joys of being divorced in her early 30s. 

Desperately Seeking Motivation: Challenged

Desperately Seeking Motivation: Challenged

Matt Stags and Josie Ettrick-Hogg are desperately seeking motivation. 

Everyone Dropped Out of My Sketch Troupe

Everyone Dropped Out of My Sketch Troupe

An accidental one-woman show! Standing in the wreckage of a five-piece sketch troupe, one comedian is determined to keep going. 

BBC: British-Born Chinese

BBC: British-Born Chinese

BBC is the debut show from British-born Chinese comedian Matthew Fong. 

Sameer Katz: Amphibious

Sameer Katz: Amphibious

Ever try to do two things at once? Sameer is a PhD student and a comedian. 

I Fahrt Berlin: The Journey Continues

I Fahrt Berlin: The Journey Continues

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. 

Matt Stellingwerf: Sisyphus

Matt Stellingwerf: Sisyphus

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! 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. 

Lunafruit / Free Festival

Lunafruit / Free Festival

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. 

Pam Ford: Pants and Pantsability Rinsed

Pam Ford: Pants and Pantsability Rinsed

Following last years standing-room-only show, Pam’s ready to see if she can clean up her act. 

Phil Zimmerman – Sixty-Seven Arseholes (Free)

Phil Zimmerman – Sixty-Seven Arseholes (Free)

Off-the-wall stand-up with sausage. 

The Mad Craic Comedy Show

The Mad Craic Comedy Show

An Irish stand-up comedy compilation show featuring some of the best comedians from around the festival, for free. 

The Spice Girls Lied to Us

The Spice Girls Lied to Us

The Spice Girls lied right to our faces. 

TwentyTwelve – Free

TwentyTwelve – Free

Colin’s life has been a series of well-meaning mishaps and misunderstandings. 

Black White With a Hash Brown

Black White With a Hash Brown

A tale of three colours. 

The Poetry of Sticking an Egg Up a Hen's Butt!

The Poetry of Sticking an Egg Up a Hen's Butt!

Everyday life can be tragic and comical at the same time. 

Mystery Meat (Showcase)

Mystery Meat (Showcase)

Mystery Meat is a monthly cult stand-up show regularly performing to sell-out audiences in Brighton. This is no accident. Get involved. 

Oxford Revue: Free

Oxford Revue: Free

The Oxford Revue returns with its celebrated Free Fringe variety bill. 

Cool Story Bro

Cool Story Bro

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… 

Lee Kyle – Kicking Potatoes Into the Sea

Lee Kyle – Kicking Potatoes Into the Sea

Have you ever kicked a potato into the sea? Lee Kyle has. 

Dan Kelly's Madras Years

Dan Kelly's Madras Years

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 Hill – Addicted to Fun

Jane Hill – Addicted to Fun

Jane used to be fun. 

Eat Sleep Shit Shag

Eat Sleep Shit Shag

Amused Moose Comedy Award finalist, 2015, Abbie Murphy returns to the Fringe with her new show, Eat Sleep Shit Shag. 

Angry Boater

Angry Boater

No skills, no patience, hypertension and a boat. 

A Beginner's Guide to Bondage

A Beginner's Guide to Bondage

A funny, naughty romp through the world of BDSM. 

Spring Day: Strong Codependent Woman – Free

Spring Day: Strong Codependent Woman – Free

Who runs the world? Not this bitch. 

Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit

Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit

‘Growing up – I was too brown for the white kids and the wrong kind of brown for the brown kids. 

Bumble Me Tinders

Bumble Me Tinders

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. 

Holt and Talbot: Mansplaining Feminism

Holt and Talbot: Mansplaining Feminism

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

Fitting Image

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: Help! I'm Trapped in the Body of an Adequate Comedian!

Jake Donaldson: Help! I'm Trapped in the Body of an Adequate Comedian!

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: Malaysian Sensation (Work in Progress)

Nigel Ng: Malaysian Sensation (Work in Progress)

Nigel Ng is from Malaysia. 

52 Days

52 Days

Hey, I’m Aidan, in 2012 I kept a journal on a deck of playing cards, one for every week. 

Gráinne Maguire: What Has the News Ever Done for Me?

Gráinne Maguire: What Has the News Ever Done for Me?

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… 

That's My Story Podcast

That's My Story Podcast

Comedians Bronston Jones (USA) and Martin Mor (IRE) are joined each day by a different guest. 

Megalodon

Megalodon

‘Man is wolf to man. 

A Booklover's Comedy Show

A Booklover's Comedy Show

George loves reading. 

Twat Out of Hell

Twat Out of Hell

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. 

Andrew Sim: You Gotta Find Joy

Andrew Sim: You Gotta Find Joy

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… 

Getting Away Scott Free

Getting Away Scott Free

After touring the world with internationally-received show, Getting Away Scott Free. 

Falling With Style 2018

Falling With Style 2018

Technical issues hampered the comic on more than one occasion, and one occasion too long to forget. 

The Never Ending Cycle

The Never Ending Cycle

May Cause Mild Irritation – The Never Ending Cycle 

Samantha Pressdee: Pulling it Together (WIP)

Samantha Pressdee: Pulling it Together (WIP)

Four years ago Samantha lost everything, including her marbles. 

Mat Ricardo vs the World

Mat Ricardo vs the World

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. 

Sagar Dreamcast

Sagar Dreamcast

Fiona Sagar (Funny Women Best Show nominee 2016 and 2017, The Groundlings Comedy Theatre) returns with a new character comedy show, Sagar Dreamcast. 

Conor Drum: ...If

Conor Drum: ...If

A comedy rockumentary about a band that never happened. 

Tom Taylor: Abridged

Tom Taylor: Abridged

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: A Fist Full of Ideas

Russell Hicks: A Fist Full of Ideas

Russell Hicks attempts to hone a work that is forever in progress by walking on stage with – literally – a fist full of ideas.  

George Michael Is Greek

George Michael Is Greek

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: Revillationships

Paul Revill: Revillationships

Paul Revill, Bath Comedy Festival New Act of the Year 2014, returns with a work in progress. 

Don't Be Terrible

Don't Be Terrible

Can stand-up save your love life? Self-confessed nice guy Steve thinks so. 

Bob Blackman's Tray?

Bob Blackman's Tray?

The funniest men in Staffordshire encounter local characters old and new. Or do they? ‘The funniest men in Staffordshire’ (Stoke Sentinel). 

Ready, Aim, Pray, Fire! Lemon Creek Baptist Church Handgun Training Course

Ready, Aim, Pray, Fire! Lemon Creek Baptist Church Handgun Training Course

America’s gun culture is pervasive. 

Mae Martin and Nick Coyle: Show Party

Mae Martin and Nick Coyle: Show Party

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… 

The Great Merkin Show!

The Great Merkin Show!

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… 

Stephen Carlin: The Rise of the Autistic

Stephen Carlin: The Rise of the Autistic

First came the Jurassic period, then the Enlightenment and now the Age of Autistics. 

Sean McLoughlin: You Can't Ignore Me Forever

Sean McLoughlin: You Can't Ignore Me Forever

Come witness the astonishing resurrection of ‘the best comedian you haven’t heard of yet (Time Out). 

MARVELus: All the Marvel Movies in an Hour

MARVELus: All the Marvel Movies in an Hour

All the movies in the Marvel cinematic universe in one hour. 

Celtic Comedy

Celtic Comedy

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. 

Sketch Thieves

Sketch Thieves

Comedy sketch swapping live! The cult hit show where sketch groups perform their own sketches, then each others’. 

Pam Ford: Pants and Pantsability

Pam Ford: Pants and Pantsability

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, … 

Mae Martin: Dope

Mae Martin: Dope

Hi guys, please come to my show. 

Best of Chortle Student Comedy Award

Best of Chortle Student Comedy Award

It’s where scores of top comedians started their brilliant careers, from familiar household names to circuit and cult favourites. 

Olaf Falafel Presents: The Marmosets of My Mind

Olaf Falafel Presents: The Marmosets of My Mind

Back with another hour of surreal stupidity. 

Amy Annette: What Women Want

Amy Annette: What Women Want

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, … 

Savage

Savage

Critically acclaimed solo show about life, death and paper towels. 

Richy Sheehy: People Are Strange

Richy Sheehy: People Are Strange

Amsterdam’s soaring Irishman Richy Sheehy delivers a satirical cocktail of musings and music. 

Alfie Brown: Scissor

Alfie Brown: Scissor

Critically acclaimed Brown, known for being satirical, grotesque and f*cked, returns to the Fringe. 

Present and Correct

Present and Correct

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: The Unflappable Troy Hawke

Milo McCabe: The Unflappable Troy Hawke

Milo McCabe steps onto the stage as Troy Hawke with the swagger of an assured performer. 

Sketch Thieves

Sketch Thieves

Comedy sketch swapping live! The cult hit show where sketch groups perform their own sketches and then each other’s. 

Olaf Falafel and the Cheese of Truth

Olaf Falafel and the Cheese of Truth

Olaf Falafel’s style of comedy is absurdist verging on the downright ludicrous. 

Mae Martin: Work in Progress

Mae Martin: Work in Progress

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. 

City Cafe Late Nite and Free

City Cafe Late Nite and Free

Classic late show Festival comedy fare. 

Eric Lampaert: Alien of Extraordinary Ability

Eric Lampaert: Alien of Extraordinary Ability

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… 

Irish Comedy – No Safe Space

Irish Comedy – No Safe Space

It’s late. 

Paul McCaffrey: Fresh Hell

Paul McCaffrey: Fresh Hell

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. 

Funny Stuff for Happy People

Funny Stuff for Happy People

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… 

Super Villain

Super Villain

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… 

The Clean (as Possible) Comedy Show

The Clean (as Possible) Comedy Show

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… 

Lou Sanders: Excuse Me, You're Sitting on My Penis Again

Lou Sanders: Excuse Me, You're Sitting on My Penis Again

We’ve all had our penises sat on and this lady gonna talk about it. 

The Room: The Musical

The Room: The Musical

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… 

Sharma Sharma Sharma Sharma Sharma Comedian!

Sharma Sharma Sharma Sharma Sharma Comedian!

Mickey is an Indian, that was born in Pakistan (it’s true). 

Sketch Thieves

Sketch Thieves

It’s comedy set swapping live! The show where comedians perform their own jokes, then each other’s. 

Mae Martin: Us

Mae Martin: Us

Mae Martin is an absolute gem on the Free Fringe. 

Titty Bar Ha Ha: Club Titticana

Titty Bar Ha Ha: Club Titticana

The murderous hostesses, Hope and Gloria return for their third year of high end filth and games. 

Strange Face – Adventures With a Lost Nick Drake Recording

Strange Face – Adventures With a Lost Nick Drake Recording

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… 

Mickey D: Good Bloke

Mickey D: Good Bloke

Mick is a good bloke. 

Will Mars: Outspoken White Guy

Will Mars: Outspoken White Guy

Will Mars is outspoken, white and very much just a guy. 

Pam Ford Happy in Your Skin Too

Pam Ford Happy in Your Skin Too

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… 

Late Night TED

Late Night TED

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

Madame Señorita

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… 

Bobby Mair: Off Meds

Bobby Mair: Off Meds

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… 

Anil Desai's Last Night at the Movies

Anil Desai's Last Night at the Movies

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… 

Once Upon a Time in a Sketch Group

Once Upon a Time in a Sketch Group

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.  

Pretending Things Are a C*ck

Pretending Things Are a C*ck

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 … 

Eddie Hoo: Angry in the Afternoon - Free

Eddie Hoo: Angry in the Afternoon - Free

Offensive and outrageous comedy. 

Just Jokes

Just Jokes

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… 

Eddy Brimson - Windy Piss

Eddy Brimson - Windy Piss

No nonsense stand-up from this international headliner. 

Clever Peter: Free for All!

Clever Peter: Free for All!

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. 

Lou Sanders in Another Great Show Again

Lou Sanders in Another Great Show Again

A genderless riot from a little old force to be reckoned with. 

LOLympics Live - Free

LOLympics Live - Free

Each day different international acts compete for comedy gold.