Join Cotswold comedian Cerys Nelmes on her return to the Fringe with her brand-new show! She brings a jam-packed hour full of fun, games, music, and prize giveaways plus a meat/veg…
Where better to perform a Harry Potter parody show than Edinburgh?Lukas Kirkby and Tom Lawrinson are back at the Fringe for their fourth year in a row with Pottervision.
An evolution of his successful 2018 Edinburgh Fringe and Perth Australia Fringe World show Twisted, Aaron Ayjay continues to take you down the dark and twisted road of musical come…
After the success of his debut hour, political comedian Don Biswas returns to the festival with a brand-new WIP show: Left-Wing Conspiracy Theorist with Dyspraxia 2.
A mixed bill show with hand-picked top comics. Each night has a different topical theme with a medal going for the nights best joke! Goddamn Loch Ness Monsta!
Was Liam Neeson, the star of Taken, mistaken to say what he said? Is he racist? Was he racist? What is racist? Does any of this matter? After painstaking research on Facebook Antho…
This is a quick-fire compilation show featuring the rising stars of comedy each doing five minutes.
You’re at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the biggest arts festival in the world – come see a showcase of the comedians that perform in Edinburgh year round.
Funny Women finalist, Broadchurch actor and Most Promising Junior 1998* Becky, accidentally got gay married and now the biological clock is ticking.
The cream of the crop from the University of Salford showcasing the future faces of British comedy.
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.
Returning for its second year, Henry Ginsberg (FHM Stand-Up Hero, Reading Festival New Act of the Year) presents a possibly anarchic, probably slightly depraved and almost certainl…
Fun, charming and playfully dirty, Australian comedian Jez Watts has performed with/supported Ari Shaffir, Brian Posehn, Duncan Trussell and The Dollop.
What is love? An unknown quantity, a mesmerising spiritual gift or a song by Haddaway? Love guru Dr Lara Love heals our loveless society in one enlightening hour.
Award-winning comedian Joe Bor retells the story of the friendship between his grandad (world-renowned town planner Walter Bor) and his grandad’s best friend (world-renowned comedy…
Andy Quirk presents his pick of the finest Fringe comedians performing ten-minute tasters of their full-length shows.
‘Edgy and very funny’ (Cheeky Monkey Comedy Club).
Famous adventurer and posh idiot Jasper Cromwell Jones (played by award-winning comedian Joe Bor) presents an Alternative Book Festival with other weird and wonderful authors.
After her hit show Happy in 2018 (‘Wilkinson’s relatable, down-to-earth humour leaves us in stitches’ **** (ThisIsRadelaide.
When a seemingly innocent career retrospective interview with maverick film-director Electric Frog brings up controversies he’d rather leave buried, proceedings take a distinctly…
Irish Comedy Invasion – Gary Lynch tours all over Europe with The Good The Bad and The Irish.
Growing up, I was too brown for white kids and the wrong kind of brown for brown kids.
Henry Ginsberg didn’t lose his virginity, or have any romantic experiences to speak of at all until his late 20s.
Croydon’s sixth leading conspiracy theorist attempts to debunk the big myths: JFK, Twin Towers, why British Bake Off went to Channel 4.
This is an hour of stand-up comedy from seasoned Canadian comedian, Evan Desmarais.
See the very best comedians at the Fringe, alongside some of the UK’s best comedy newcomers, at this top-rated comedy selection show.
In 2012 I wrote a diary on a deck of playing cards, one for each week.
Steve’s dad died of Alzheimer’s.
Before I begin this review, I would like to clarify, as James Beagon (co-director and actor) did at the start of the show, that Aulos Productions’ Shakespeare Catalysts is a work…
Jacob Lovick and Tyler Harding (Edinburgh Fringe LST Sketch-Off Finalists, 2017) are at it again! Last night at the Fringe Espionage venue this double act – otherwise known as Lo…
Do you not fit into a box? Olivia (Big O) knows all too well about not fitting in: when kimchi, AKA fire-breathing garlic dragon breath, is your culture’s most famous export, how…
William Stone – ‘belting gags!’ (Angela Barnes) – and Simone Belshaw – ‘brilliantly offbeat’ (FunnyWomen.
These two friends are the comedy duo Pies and Haggis and together they’ll take you on a comedy journey that is full of truth, confessions and a hilarious voyage that’ll make you qu…
Award-winning Angel Comedy (Best Club in UK 2015, 2017, 2018 – Chortle Awards) brings a showcase to Edinburgh for the first time.
Whose party is this? Anthony Ayton is a way better conversationalist when Jack Daniels is involved.
Come laugh, marvel and cry at the best bits, from the best comedian, you’ve never heard of.
Henry Ginsberg presents a possibly anarchic, probably slightly depraved and almost certainly alcohol-fuelled showcase of the best stand-up comedy at this year’s Fringe.
Njambi McGrath, star of the BBC World Service’s International New Year Comedy Celebration and author, will be showcasing the best comedy talent.
Sunjai Arif and Nathan Eagle are Stranger Friends.
We live in an increasingly mixed world when it comes to race, sexuality, gender and families.
Following more sell-out shows at festivals and theatres worldwide, this hit show returns with a changing line-up of various comedians with hilarious material based on sex and relat…
The Fresh Prince of the comedy is a master of the crowd and slave to the laugh.
For the love of God, will somebody stop this man before he does himself or someone else an injury? ‘A new comedy original’ ***** (Herald).
Comedy Boxing triumphantly returns to Edinburgh now with different competitors each show! Comedians will compete over four hilarious rounds of stand-up, improvisation, heckling and…
Enjoy an hour of the best up-and-coming one-liner comedians on the circuit in this celebration of puns, one-liners and wordplay.
East London’s premier rapper of first-world problems, Andy Quirk, and his backup dancer, Anna J, invite you to join their crew for fist-pumping therapy tackling the inconsequential…
From the age of sieges and chivalry comes a show about medieval love, adrenaline junkies and an insane quest for glory.
The Potter parody show that celebrates and highlights the absurdities of those magical movies.
Scottish Comedian of the Year, Leo Kearse returns with the follow up to I Can Make You Tory.
See this award-nominated (best comedy Buxton Fringe 2017) Australian (now lives in Bedfordshire…gutted) who played to full houses throughout Fringe 2017.
They say ‘don’t cry over spilt milk’.
Say it Ain’t Show is a brand-new show from Evan Desmarais about trying to adult while still being a child on the inside.
Rosie Holt is not for everyone.
Nominated for Best Comedy at Fringe World 2016 and sold out all 23 Edinburgh shows in 2016 and 2017.
Aussie globetrotting comedian-storyteller Frank Hadchiti and Italian surrealist entertainer Fico Fellini met one damp autumn night at a West Berlin comedy open mic night.
The debut season of a revolving line-up of the best established and up-and-coming female comedians from around the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
UK rising comedy star Nicky Wilkinson returns to Edinburgh with her hotly anticipated new show, Happy: a fun-packed hour of stand-up, pies and party games.
Sam (Australia) was nominated for Best Comedy at Fringe World 2016.
Laughing Horse NATY winner Donal Vaughan and fellow Irishman Pat McDonagh are here to make you laugh.
After his last stretch in the slammer, Tony Corleone has become a sit-down comedian.
See the very best comedians from across the Fringe, alongside hot new talent and Fringe newcomers from around the UK, with a different comedy line-up at each show, every day.
Multi award-winning Welsh comedian, Jenny Collier, is back and gooder than ever.
North-East-born preacher comic Chris McGlade returns to the Fringe following his 2017 critically acclaimed show Infant Hercules.
Come and join us for a wunderbar time at Cosmic Comedy Berlin.
“Get your afternoon off to the perfect start with Revill’s Selection.
This chat show is the perfect way to start your Fringe day, as you spend an hour in the company of one of the finest stand-ups on the Scottish comedy circuit.
Steve’s dad has Alzheimers.
This is the fourth year of We’re Sorry.
If you like profanity, women and very catchy tunes then Meat Market is for you.
Looking past the sweltering hot and humid room that the Laugh Train Comedy Showcase takes place in, this show is enjoyable enough for a night out.
The three stars of Israeli comedy: Shahar Hason, David Kilimnick and Yohay Sponder.
Geraldyne are a team of improvisers that grew up mishearing song lyrics.
Congratulations! You have been selected to work for Zinus Family Inc Ltd LLP.
Fear not, this is a show for more than just the conspiracy theorists out there.
Join Aaron Ayjay as he takes a comedic and sometimes musical journey through dating, marriage, divorce, death and other life experience stuff from his point of view…
See the very best comedians at the Fringe, alongside some of the UK’s hottest new talent and Edinburgh Fringe newcomers, at this top-rated comedy selection show.
John Scott Delusions.
Everybody has a dirty little secret.
Join the Comic Sans of Drag, Kate Butch, for an hour of comedy, songs and games.
Award-winning Angel Comedy (Best Club in UK 2015, 2017 Chortle Awards) brings a showcase to Edinburgh for the first time.
‘Naked is a little gem of a show’ (ThePlusOnes.
Start your evening with Matt Duwell and Victor Patrascan as they bring the finest selection of alternative and off the wall comedy from across the Fringe that doesn’t play by the r…
Following a hugely successful double header show last year, Irish Andrew is back in the same venue for more drunken tales and shenanigans.
The hugely popular show at comedy festivals and theatres worldwide returns for its 10th anniversary year.
The UK-based comedian returns with new and hilarious anecdotes and jokes from his many comedy journeys around the world.
Get your afternoon off to the perfect start with Revill’s Selection.
Award-winning comedian Sarah Callaghan, fresh from two hugely successful shows and tours of Australia, returns with a show inspired by an incredibly lucky escape, forcing her to re…
Tai the Comedybawse lives in a real life rap video, but is it OK for gangsters to have mid-life crises? Trans-Gangster is a comedic journey through urban wit, music, and one-liners…
A rotating showcase of some of the best Canadian Comedians at the Fringe! All in celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday!
On the Edge: five acts, five friends, five different backgrounds and five ways to have you in hysterics.
You are guaranteed to have a laugh at this brand-new stand-up comedy show.
Quirky, honest, dark and irreverent humour from this critically acclaimed Australian stand-up and writer (The Last Leg) forced by love and money to live in suburban UK where he can…
The Nan Tapes. A double act. ‘Undiscovered genius’ (Guardian). ‘Fully deserves his underground reputation as the comedian’s comedian’ (ThreeWeeks).
It’s pretty hard to top the most controversial figure in modern political history but American-born, British-based comic McElroy has stacked the deck.
Comedians losing their heads and performing with no bodies! This sell-out show returns for a second year with more of the best comedians from the Fringe.
Some people are life’s heroes: leading men and women full of swash, buckle and daring-do.
‘The comedy surprise discovery of this Fringe’ **** (AdelaideNow.
Mickey feels he wasted his 20s and now wants to live all the things he missed out on: sex, drugs, being a stepdad, etc…
Aussie wit vs British banter.
To mark its 10th Anniversary, the worldwide hit show puts on an extra afternoon special.
For the third year, American atheist Bronston Jones sees the state of his nation and mutters ‘God Bless ‘Merica.
With over 10 million video views online, internet sensation Rodney delivers a one-hour extravaganza filled with silly one-liners, magic, props and music. Fun for all the family!
In a world on the edge of breakdown, words start to crumble.
Present and Correct are back once again for another hilarious run at the Edinburgh Fringe! We return with an all-new show packed full of this year’s latest and greatest sketches …
Join the funniest acts in Edinburgh as they share classic jokes handed down to them by their family.
The Townie Tavern is like any regular suburban pub, except in this place regulars include a New Age traveller, an old skool raver and a disgraced ex-Met Police chief.
Ray Fordyce is back to host another afternoon feast of comedy and entertainment. Featuring three or more acts each day, this is a must for every Fringe visitor.
Following the success of last year’s show, Jenny is returning with a brand-new hour of stand-up comedy.
Inbetweeners star Lily Lovett brings you celebrity impressions and sketches with music and audience interaction to create her fast-paced, high-energy, hilarious debut show! Come an…
One dimwit comedian’s every dumb decision presented in list form.
Andy Stedman: 9 Months and Counting is a gentle burble through the perils of impending fatherhood, combining musical comedy with sustained audience interaction.
In a world where it’s possible to trade time off your life to change your body into society’s definition of perfection, how much time would you spare? 5 Years is a very eye ope…
Rondo comedy show Head Sets features a rotating line up daily, so you cannot be certain of what to expect.
Leo Kearse, in his guise as Pun-Man, has a simple mission: to save the world of comedy from banal observational stand-up and self-righteous, long-winded anecdotes.
Poignant, inventive and razor sharp describes Archie Maddocks’ debut show at the Fringe.
Njambi McGrath’s 1 Last Dance With My Father sells itself as a dark comedy telling the story of her Kenyan upbringing and her violent relationship with her father.
A show about growing up in the deepest darkest parts of India (Southall) and then being thrown into the west with no language, culture, personality or brains.
See the very best comedians from across the Fringe, alongside hot new talent and Fringe newcomers, with a different comedy line-up at each show, every day, as Laughing Horse’s Come…
BattleActs! is an award-winning, multi five-star comedy show that has performed to rave reviews around the country.
Tired of all of the Pick of the Fringe shows? Worn out by Fringe hyperbole? This lunchtime showcase has all the great comedians who’ve had bad reviews and deserve much more! The be…
Two world travelled Canadian comedians Dylan Gott and Evan Desmarais (JFL42, Comedy Network, MTV, iChannel, Canadian Comedy Awards) split a hilarious hour of stand-up comedy.
I say, I say, I say.
All he had to do was drive to the gig, perform a stand up set, use appropriate language, and pick up a cheque.
Following sell-out shows in Adelaide, Melbourne, Darwin, Singapore, Germany and all over the UK, the hugely popular and hilarious show returns for its ninth successive year at the …
Hilarity Bites Comedy Club present their Pick of the Fringe, following full houses from 2013-2015.
Enjoy an hour of the best up and coming one-liner comedians on the circuit in this celebration of puns, one-liners and wordplay.
Aussie wit vs British banter. Two comedians compete over five hilarious rounds. Stand-up, crowd heckling, improvisation, roasting and actual boxing. It’s fun on steroids.
Award-winning comic Dave Chawner takes a sensitive, funny and thought-provoking look at eating disorders, mental health and identity.
A stand-up comedy show in which John promises to rip up the room for the full hour, or you can leave throughout.
Two years ago Matt spent six hours in a car with Hollywood star Harvey Keitel.
Floss is a brand new shiny sketch show by Eleanor, Orlando and Dillon.
Hilarity Bites Management are one of the biggest comedy agencies in the North of England, looking after some of the biggest and brightest talent.
Nothing will remain sacred when the ‘bombastically liberal’ Rick Molland (ThreeWeeks) meets the ‘shamelessly shocking’ Sully O’Sullivan (Australian Times) in this stand-up …
Two underground Irish comedians, Aidan Killian and Andrew Gilmore, unite to allow their comedy demons to run amok on stage.
The flourishing Amsterdam comedy scene comes to Edinburgh with a bang, a bash and a bootilicious bounce.
Living in the trendy part of town, Tamar has become uncharacteristically nervous about leaving the house.
Papa CJ takes the audience through chapters of his life, with the idea of simultaneously removing metaphorical and physical layers, as he strips in front of us.
From the dark depths of the mind to the mountain-peak pinnacles of youth, from familiar Edinburgh to fairytale Cambridge University: this teenage poet explores the strange and ofte…
Smokin’ hot late night comedy session, featuring some of the finest acts doing the rounds at the Fringe, hosted by the Inflatable Colonel team: Adam Greene (television warm-up act …
We May Have To Choose is a one-person show performed by Emma Hall.
Stephanie Tisdell is an up-and-coming comedienne, originally from Brisbane, Australia.
Wander around Edinburgh for any length of time and you will find that the Fringe has no shortage of shows with cringeworthy titles.
Therapist Clara Milly has over 20 years’ worth of experiences on which to draw from the huge amount of people she has met and helped in her career.
Harry and Gary: Eldrich and Knightley.
One-man musical comedy about a young man, Barry, who works in a cafe where he gets told off by his boss but has a real crush on his daughter, the waitress, Mary.
Late-night lunchtime show! Join The Euromen in their hangover cabaret from the night before.
One morning Wyatt decided he didn’t need to listen to voicemails anymore.
Matthew Dames is a seasoned performer who migrated to Tasmania, Australia from Cambridge in 2011.
Shut Your Cakehole.
Comedians Jake Lambert (Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year nominee) and Dom Lister (Reading Comedy Festival New Act of the Year winner) want as many people as possible to know …
Claus is still the funniest bagpipe comedian in Europe – and the only one.
Gaulier-trained clowns Jojo Calypso and Gorgee take you on a substantial but pleasant commute to the station of pure idiocy.
There’s a real buzz of excitement as people are alerted to the talents of rising star Gary Meikle.
So You Think You’re Funny Finalist, BBC New Comedy Award finalist and The Piccadilly Comedy Club’s New Comedian of 2015, Amir Khoshsokhan tells a love story about love, hedgehogs a…
A radical adaptation of Mike Daisey’s true story of what happens when we look beyond the beautiful surface of our beloved smart phones and uncover the bloody mess beneath.
Chris Savage wants to make a sexual world more cynical with limericks and a child’s xylophone.
Musical Comedy Awards Best Newcomer, Faye Treacy went to the Brit School of Performing Arts with Adele and Jessie J, and then studied the trombone at The Royal Academy of Music wit…
The worldwide hit show returns with a line-up of superb and varied comedians from all around the Fringe doing material based around the hilarious, cheeky subject of shagging.
Join Sarah Keyworth (Amused Moose Semi-Finalist) and Alex Hylton, (Macmillan Comedian of the Year Runner-up) as they take on love, sexuality and dating in this debut show.
After directing two sell-out Fringe runs with The Oxford Imps in 2013 and 2014, Dom O’Keefe presents the Fringe debut of his one-man character comedy show.
Uncle Sam Wants You For U.
A comedian came to Edinburgh from Japan, the country worst at speaking English! After miscommunication, cultural friction, struggle with an immigration officer, a disastrous first …
Your friend and mine, multi award-winning comedian Jack Gleadow presents four of the best acts on the Fringe for free! Featuring acts at the top of their game and the best new tale…
The stars of Don’t Drop the Egg and Charity Case split an hour of stand-up comedy.
I’m writing this on deadline day, for Fox Sake.
‘Don’t worry, Sean – it takes a career worth of Edinburgh shows to find your audience.
After their successful debut last year, Dyer and Whitney are back with more of their unique, original and hilarious character comedy sketches and songs! This new duo sold out at Le…
Winners of the 2013 and 2014 Billy T award.
‘A raconteur extraordinaire! One of a kind! Sunshine is star!’ (Japan Times).
Let Michael Hill entertain you with his misadventures living in Japan’s capital – battling cultural differences and language barriers, braving earthquakes, teaching English poo…
Join this trio of Cambridge Footlights regulars for an hour of gag-riddled, irreverent silliness, as Jamie Armitage, Tom Fairbairn and Rob Oldham guide you through the world of Baf…
Hate ‘n’ Live is a night that revels in a non-PC, outrageous and often obscene approach to comedy.
First Class takes the form of three intercutting monologues which follow the lives of three different people.
Whether this comedy compilation is a success or not depends entirely on which comedians are available to perform.
Ian Fox: The Unsearchables is an interactive quiz show that asks
the questions you can’t Google.
With a black father from Barbados and a white mother from England, Nik Coppin has grown up with a foot in both worlds.
Sy Thomas is the usual host of this show, introducing his friends from the rest of the Fringe as well as doing a section of his own material.
In the appropriately multi-lingual halls of Espionage is this
hidden gem of the Free Festival.
In addition to their main show at the Pleasance, the writer-performer foursome known as the Beta Males have split into pairs to do something a bit different in the afternoon.
With the huge success of The Avengers and the Batman trilogy, the return of the Amazing Spider-Man and Superman movies, and Captain America, Iron Man and Wolverine making the A-lis…
Mark Farrelly’s The Silence of Snow is a charming and funny, if not particularly deep, depiction of the life of Soho author Patrick Hamilton, best known for penning Rope and Hang…
This is the show you’ll be telling people about in five years time.
For his first solo stand-up hour, Barry Ferns invites you into The Barry Experience.
Bald Scotsman Gary Sansome, bold Israeli Daphna Baram and brawled Irishmen Andrew Gilmore are joining forces in this hour of laughs, silliness and mirth with special guests, pricel…
Nothing new here.
Taking the Fringe at its word, a different line-up every night with some of the country’s best comics, who perform an hour of un-club friendly, thought-provoking comedy.
‘Austerity Pleasures is definitely worth seeing’ **** (ThreeWeeks).
Shunning dresses and dolls, donning a football kit and picking up a cricket bat at the age of three were early signs.
A spectacular variety show featuring a plethora of unforgettable characters, performed and hosted by one man from Bristol.
Laughing Horse Comedy presents a stand-up show featuring the very best comedians selected from across the Fringe.
Two stand-ups and a musical comic make tracks with you, the audience, for the next pop sensation, Mr. Kirby. Beats, art, stories, loops, samples and gags.
Grawlix: A spiral-shaped graphic used to indicate swearing in comic strips. A string of typographical symbols, especially “@#$%&!”.
‘A bearded fantasist’ **** (Time Out).
I’ll never trust a woman who carries Imodium in her purse.
Two-time comedian of the year nominee Luke Benson has been looking at his life: nearly 30, not quite winning and obsessing over how big is fun-size.
Following on from last year’s acclaimed show Awkward Hawk, Paul Duncan McGarrity (Amused Moose finalist 2011) looks at the power of schadenfreude, embarrassment, and how being hi…
The hilarious and disgruntled stand-up returns to Edinburgh with a fantastic new show.
Ben has always been cheerfully baffled by everything the human race has ever done: from space exploration, to genocide, to crisp sandwiches.
Mickey Sharma has had a unique life: an Indian born in Pakistan (it’s true!) he then moved to Beijing and Hong Kong, before ending up in the exotic climes of Birmingham aged 19.
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