Spectaculus

Spectaculus

2025 AD. 

William Rees: The Splash

William Rees: The Splash

DJing and poetry is surely a combination that deserves greater exploration. 

An Aussie Abroad

An Aussie Abroad

Brett grew up in the suburbs and went to one of the worst schools in Western Australia. 

Prestonian

Prestonian

Prestonian is a solo stand-up show by Saskia Preston. 

Death Ray Cabaret

Death Ray Cabaret

Death Ray Cabaret is the apocalyptic musical comedy show from Second City veterans Kevin Matviw and Jordan Armstrong. 

Jon Pearson: Feet First

Jon Pearson: Feet First

To hell with the consequences! Jon loves jumping in feet first when it comes to the big decisions. 

It’s Better to Lie Than to Tell the Truth and End Up Alone in a Ditch Crying

It’s Better to Lie Than to Tell the Truth and End Up Alone in a Ditch Crying

We lie to our friends, family, lovers and bosses because it’s easier than telling the truth – we have no idea what we’re doing, and we might have genital warts. 

Rob Oldham: Brink

Rob Oldham: Brink

Brink is a free stand-up show from award-winning young comic Rob Oldham. 

Too Old to Be a Power Ranger

Too Old to Be a Power Ranger

Debut stand-up hour from Ben Shannon about cats, growing up and being easily distracted. 

Beach Hunks: Hog Wild

Beach Hunks: Hog Wild

Stronger. 

A Dave Cohen Show: Music Was My First Love

A Dave Cohen Show: Music Was My First Love

Edinburgh Fringe veteran, Perrier nominee, co-founder of the Comedy Store Players, multiple BAFTA-winning Horrible Histories songwriter, inadvertent creator of the phrase ‘comedy i… 

Variety Hour

Variety Hour

A hilarious shared hour from newcomers Jamie Paul (YouTube new comedian of the year winner), and Lia Hatzakis (4Music, MCA finalist). 

You're Welcome

You're Welcome

Eryn and Luke have a show. 

Sunil Patel: Juicer

Sunil Patel: Juicer

Sunil Patel oozes funny like a jammy doughnut running down a diner’s chin. 

This is Business

This is Business

Business. 

Community Matters

Community Matters

Join community leader David Edwards and guests to re-connect with your local community. 

Richard Todd

Richard Todd

‘How much happier the man who believes his native town to be the world than he who aspires to be greater than his nature will allow. 

The Voice of Ray

The Voice of Ray

Ray’s dead. 

The Irish Alternative – Free

The Irish Alternative – Free

Three of Ireland’s best up-and-coming alternative comics. 

The Oxford Revue: Free

The Oxford Revue: Free

The Oxford Revue present a rotating cast of the country’s brightest young comedians together with headline acts from the comedy circuit. 

Chris Davis: Chinchilla Coats

Chris Davis: Chinchilla Coats

Chinchilla Coats is a world premiere debut stand-up show by Edinburgh Fringe veteran Chris Davis. 

Gary Tro: SupercalifragilisticexpiGARYTROcious

Gary Tro: SupercalifragilisticexpiGARYTROcious

Next year Gary will be in his mid-thirties. 

Foxdog Studios

Foxdog Studios

The time here (23:15) is correct, the printed programme is wrong (it’s pm not am, our fault). 

Sheeps Skewer the News

Sheeps Skewer the News

Sheeps’ Daran Johnson, Alastair Roberts and Liam Williams take a wry look at the news and do not like what they see when they take a wry look at the news. 

Man-ish

Man-ish

Man-ish has taken seven popular pantomimes, filled them with adult jokes and made a challenge to perform the whole show in under an hour. 

Lifted

Lifted

If you can find it, there is some brilliant (and also free – bonus!) storytelling nestled beneath a dark, dingy pub at this year’s Fringe. 

Kraftwerk Badger Spaceship

Kraftwerk Badger Spaceship

When you sit down for a show named as ridiculously as Kraftwerk Badger Spaceship, you should be ready for the surreal. 

Jewish Cockney Caribbean Female

Jewish Cockney Caribbean Female

Runway model turned stand-up comic, De Swarte gives her unique, honest stories from a childhood spent on London council estates, to jet-setting as a New York City fashion model, an… 

Daniel Sinclair

Daniel Sinclair

Daniel Sinclair is a grim comedy about two friends lying at the bottom of the cracks in society. 

If Men Ruled the World – Free

If Men Ruled the World – Free

‘Demitris Deech is a great story-teller’ (BroadwayBaby. 

Nev – $cum

Nev – $cum

$cum is the angry new comedy show from angry young comedy man Nev. 

Jacobs and von Jones: Best of the Fest!

Jacobs and von Jones: Best of the Fest!

The freshest bad boys of the East London comedy scene present to you an array of superlative comedy talent and show snippets for your pleasure. 

Champagne Socialist

Champagne Socialist

Meet Bella Younger. 

Leeds University Comedy Kabaret

Leeds University Comedy Kabaret

Have you ever wondered what comedy the Leeds and West Yorkshire area has to offer? You haven’t! Well, we don’t have the show for you! Don’t come along and watch a showcase of… 

Late Night Laughs at Lunch

Late Night Laughs at Lunch

Late Night Laughs at Lunch brings you the funniest acts at the Fringe, we looked so you don’t have to. 

Back Out from the Outback

Back Out from the Outback

The Edinburgh Fringe is brimming with acts from Down Under, but you probably won’t witness any more authentic than Susie and Mel in their storytelling show Back Out From The Outb… 

IT Rock‘n’Roll: Business Trip to the Future

IT Rock‘n’Roll: Business Trip to the Future

I will hereby abstain from ‘reviewer talk’, probably sacrifice my hopes of a career in journalism, and speak frankly: Go and see this f**king show. 

Liam Williams: Capitalism

Liam Williams: Capitalism

Liam Williams’s latest show is hard to pin down. 

Susanna Orr Holland

Susanna Orr Holland

A chance to hear a spell-binding voice from a folk singer and songwriter who will perform original material, supernatural British ballads and composition inspired by Indian ragas f… 

One Foot in the Gays

One Foot in the Gays

This is the debut show by one of the UK’s finest comedians. 

Cupcakes with Colebrook and Khoshsokhan

Cupcakes with Colebrook and Khoshsokhan

Full of cheek, promise and self-effacing charm, George Colebrook and Amir Khoshsokhan are two young comics armed with jokes, talent and cupcakes! In this Edinburgh show, they want … 

History from the Past ... But Now!

History from the Past ... But Now!

Imagine all your favourite historical documentaries rolled into one hour-long show that simultaneously entertains and explains all of history. 

Start Wars To Save Us All

Start Wars To Save Us All

Gregory Akerman explores the history of war to find out once and for all if it’s good for absolutely nothing or good for very little, however there are a couple of exceptions. 

Prof's Olympic Legacy

Prof's Olympic Legacy

How did the London Olympics inspire an unfit, smoking, borderline alcoholic woman in her 40s to try to get in the Olympic squad for Rio 2016? A show about middle age, training and … 

All at Sea

All at Sea

Absurd theatre troupe Intuitive Creatures, ‘deity of comedic genius’ ***** (PerformanceReviewed.