Ishi Khan: I'mMigrant!

Ishi Khan: I'mMigrant!

Ishi Khan: I’mMigrant! A fun comedy show about migration, identity and belonging from award-nominated comedienne. The migration crisis, Brexit leave boards and Windrush stories leave Ishi wondering if being a British comedienne, born in Zambia with Indian ancestry, makes her Brizambdian? This show is suitable for migrants, non-migrants and strawberries… 

Deskchair Burlesque

Deskchair Burlesque

Oxford Revue alumnus John Rayner (‘laugh-out-loud… and unexpectedly poignant’ (Cherwell.org)) presents his first solo comedy show/erotic novel masterclass. With sketches, stand-up, and stories, Deskchair Burlesque is a celebration of the awkwardness of the erotic… 

Gummy Bears

Gummy Bears

Adam Brides (Max Turner Competition finalist) and David Anthony (Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year semi-finalist) join forces for an extravaganza of comedy and storytelling… 

Italian Stallion: Fake Hero

Italian Stallion: Fake Hero

A “nearly” comedy about my memories as a professional stripper and near-hero during the London Bridge terror attack in 2017. I have been doing a lot of things and people always get it wrong! I have always done things in my own way and I hate people regarding me as just an old man ex-stripper… 

Barely There

Barely There

Join Mary O’Connell and Patrick Healy for an hour of laughs and insights into their underwhelming lives. Mary’s still angry about the ending of Lost, even though she hasn’t seen it… 

Polenta and Sage Take to the Stage

Polenta and Sage Take to the Stage

Polenta and Sage Take to the Stage is a fusion of character stand-up and improv comedy with some audience participation. We will delve into the worlds of Polenta and Sage, from hilarious sketches such as When Was the Last Time You Cried to erratic quick-change dance sections to our off-beat theme tune… 

Catching Up

Catching Up

Fresh from the Oxford Revue, Elaine (‘effortless and off the cuff’ (Cherwell)) and Olley (‘fabulously funny lyrics’ (OxfordOpeningNight.com)) present an hour of stand-up and musical comedy… 

Gay Not Straight

Gay Not Straight

Former “straight” and rising NYC star Keenan Steiner (NY Comedy Festival) makes his Fringe debut with a high-octane hour on the hilarity of coming out late and living life gay. After performing in cities across the US and American radio stations, the exuberant yet desperate stand-up has crafted an hour of sharp punchlines and absurd asides translating gayness for everyone… 

The Afterlife of a Soap Star

The Afterlife of a Soap Star

The Afterlife of a Soap Star is a semi-autobiographical one-woman show depicting the madness of the media, maddening politics and madness itself. From a woman who’s experienced it all… 

The Explainers

The Explainers

What is the Big Bang Theory? Who was René Descartes? Why did your wife leave you? Have you ever wanted the answer to these questions (and more)? Then The Explainers is the show for you… 

Folk Songs from Just 3Folk

Folk Songs from Just 3Folk

Come and enjoy our music. We are a three-part harmony folk-singing trio of instrumentalists, including guitars, banjo and ukuleles. You will enjoy traditional and contemporary folk songs and stories from around the world, suitable for all ages... 

Susan Macbeth

Susan Macbeth

Join this utterly compelling performer and teacher in a one-man comedic journey through education. You’ll never say teachers work until 3pm and bunk off for the holidays again. Then again, how else could he be here over August?  

Mis(s)treated – Free

Mis(s)treated – Free

Mis(s)treated – a dark and twisted comedy about human trafficking and prostitution. Come and see how A, B and C, the owners of the town's most successful business, try to find solutions to keep their street prostitution business up and running... 

I Love You

I Love You

Comedian Michael Malone (Comedy Central, FOX, Hulu) breaks down the idiotic ways we deal with life, death, love and sex in his new unforgettable and moving show, I Love You. 

Missing Hypnos / Free Frestival

Missing Hypnos / Free Frestival

Ollie has chronic insomnia, a mental and physical illness that affects 10% of people in the UK. What started as a few sleepless nights on holiday in New York in 2007, quickly turned into a decade-long struggle with insomnia... 

Rise of a Humble Poet

Rise of a Humble Poet

Life can be so cruel and yet so beautiful, come and join an aspiring author on a journey through a past full of hurt and joy, towards a beautiful and hopeful future. 

The Newcastle Revue: Tyne of Your Life

The Newcastle Revue: Tyne of Your Life

Newcastle Comedy Society’s first foray into the Edinburgh Fringe after gaining popularity in Newcastle for hosting hilarious, chaotic shows for the student population and the public alike... 

Bitter and Twisted

Bitter and Twisted

Longing for something but short on luck. They’ve been on a mighty quest to the bottom of the cave of desperation, met a winged, twice-horned beast called Insanity, stared into his emerald green eyes and screamed 'not today!' Disturbed but not perturbed they fled to a town called Purgatoria, population: two... 

Asian Ellen DeGeneres

Asian Ellen DeGeneres

Lubna Kerr is a Scottish Pakistani female actor and writer who pays homage to the American comedian, TV presenter, writer and actor Ellen DeGeneres through her character comedy. Her character Aunty Jee is the agony aunt you wished you could have had when growing up and even in older age... 

Day Drinking With Yanks and Hosers

Day Drinking With Yanks and Hosers

A large pond separates us but drinking in the afternoon brings us together. A grab bag of up-and-coming stand-up comics from the US and Canada. 

Tom & Ollie in Wasps

Tom & Ollie in Wasps

What do Andy Murray, Google and Bordeaux's number one philosophizer François Fromage have in common? Yes, that's right – wasps. Join Tom and Ollie as they delve deep into the depths of the deepest depths, hunting out the perfect sketch with nothing but a tennis racket, a magnifying glass and a Frenchman... 

Nostalgie! Chansons Françaises.

Nostalgie! Chansons Françaises.

One hour of pure nostalgia! Come listen to the best French songs of Edith Piaf, Mireille Mathieu and other divas interpreted by Dr. Zahida. 

Amazing Magic Christopher – Family Magic Show!

Amazing Magic Christopher – Family Magic Show!

Amazing Magic Christopher presents fun at the Fringe – Family Magic Show! The show features magic, balloon modelling, Barney the Puppet Bird and lots and lots of audience participation and fun... 

Alex Morris – Apologies

Alex Morris – Apologies

Original, notable and deplorable characters take to the stage to apologise directly to you for their wrongdoings. From D-list thespian actors to shamed NBA stars, Apologies gives each of them a chance to say their piece – and attempt to salvage any remaining dignity... 

Vicki Sargent: One Woman Army – Free

Vicki Sargent: One Woman Army – Free

Vicki is done with degrading retail jobs, fed up of waiting around for Mr Wrong and ultimately ready to get out of bed. Come hang out with her for an hour of witty storytelling and delightful characters as she shares her hopes, dreams and crisps with you... 

Dick in Space

Dick in Space

The biggest Dick in the universe is on a plural mission: murder investigation, self-destruction and solving the riddles of the universe – taking on God, Napoleon and unruly human organs on the way... 

#DirtyWoman

#DirtyWoman

Work in progress: Narin Oz plays a looney lecturer in this parody lecture exploring the most vile human behaviour and language. By the end of the lecture, we will conclude why we cannot say shit and piss in public... 

Awake

Awake

It's the middle of the night. The air is still, the moon is up, foxes are skulking under lampposts. Many people are deeply, blissfully asleep, unaware of the tortured souls around them who are struggling to sleep...