A comedy review of the year that was cancelled from ‘one of the finest acts on the Scottish comedy circuit’ (Guardian).
Just the best bits from over a decade in comedy.
Shaggers returns for a one-off special bringing more hilarity with a line-up of comedians from around the Fringe performing their best material based around sex and relationships.
The risqué sensation is back! After sold-out runs at both the 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the 2020 Perth Fringe World festival, the interactive and ever-evolving circus of …
Two 30-minute sets of stand-up from up-and-coming comedians from the north of England, Paddy Young (as seen on ITV2, Sky, Channel 4) and Adam Flood (BBC New Comedian 2019 nominee, …
Affectionate musical comedy on the world’s longest-serving monarch.
Thought your 2020 was bad? You get home, the door is smashed and a burglar flees.
It’s all in that title, really.
The hit stand-up panel show where the audience can join in the fun without being picked on! Three top stand-ups answer the daft questions the you’ve picked, and respond by using th…
Stand-up show about comedy triggering the wrath of woke mobs.
The smash-hit show returns for its seventh year! Top TV comedians hate on topics suggested by the audience.
Enjoy an hour of the best up-and-coming, one-liner comedians on the circuit in this celebration of puns, one-liners and wordplay.
See the very best comedians selected from across the Fringe, with a different top-notch comedy line-up every night – as this show returns to Edinburgh for its 18th year.
Hot girl summer is finally here and Eleanor Conway is ready for some post lockdown dating – she’s Vaxxed and Waxxed (and ready to climax!) Join her for a TMI post-pandemic catch-…
As seen and heard on Netflix, Union Jack Radio and the Max Turner final.
In this show, I Robert Inston(is), narrate as informatively as I am able, on the mythology that surrounds the murders in Whitechapel in 1888.
Ray Fordyce is back once again to host an amazing suppertime show to amuse and entertain any Fringe audience.
The affable globetrotting comedian returns with a show consisting of hilarious comedy deconstruction and anecdotes from his many overseas trips. There is no shark…
UK-based Australian comedian Thomas Green, brings his engaging storytelling-style stand-up and face of elasticity back to Edinburgh.
Eliott has never cared for sex.
The 90s: the Spice Girls, New Labour and Titanic.
What happens when one small-town bumpkin and one Third World brat try to spread their wings and become two cosmopolitan, cool customers? Will they become sophisticated babes? Or ju…
This show brings you some of the funniest comedians from around the Fringe to laugh, joke and talk passionately about their favourite geek passions.
Back in Edinburgh for its fifth year, We’re Sorry! A rotating showcase of Canadian comedians in town for the Fringe.
Learn the skills and art of stand-up comedy performance on this two-day intensive comedy training course.
Africa is bursting with interesting music stories and crazy facts. Come join the journey.
Four top-quality, fowl-mouthed acts, hand-plucked from around the festival.
Nathan Hurd: Colour Blind is a show not to miss.
Ciaran loves milking.
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.
Drunk comedians compete for audience accolades with stand-up, drinking games and a variety of different video game challenges nightly.
Eleanor Conway's vagina has a name (Jenny), and this is important to know.
This chat show is the perfect guide to what comedy you should see at the Fringe as host Vladimir McTavish, one of Scotland’s finest stand-ups, introduces this intimate and hilariou…
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!
Laugh Mob presents Arnie Pie’s new stand-up comedy show; Aussiental.
The hit show at festivals and theatres worldwide returns with a revolving line-up of great comedians and their hilarious material based around sex and relationships.
Tom Short travels all the way from glamorous Salford with his Wheel of Misfortune to the Edinburgh Fringe.
The Fantastic Magic Show is a special and unique experience for the children and their parents.
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.
The best comedy and cabaret at the Fringe! Six sell-out years.
Sun, surf, skydiving and stand-up.
Sam (Australia), nominated for Best Comedy at Fringe World 2016.
After her hit show Happy in 2018 (‘Wilkinson’s relatable, down-to-earth humour leaves us in stitches’ **** (ThisIsRadelaide.
See the very best comedians selected from across the Fringe, with a different line-up of top comedians at every show.
The popular show with a revolving line-up of performers of all varieties to entertain all the family returns after more shows at festivals worldwide.
We put comedians head-to-head in a battle of wit and put-downs.
A hilarious and cathartic stand-up show by comedian Zane Helberg.
Non TV-famous, non award-winning comic Amy Howerska returns because she’s not yet learnt her lesson.
A combination of stand-up comedy, crowd work and improvised music.
You’ve seen football.
A musical journey through the hilarious foibles and pain that come with having a heart in this modern world.
See the very best comedians at the Fringe, alongside some of the UK’s best comedy newcomers, at this top-rated comedy selection show.
Proudly supporting the Free Festival with a selection of four different comics daily.
Many comedians converge in a mixture of stand-up comedy, improvisation, interactive debate and Q&A to find out who is the greatest superhero of them all.
On his birthday George looked around and decided he was too strange, he needed to make a change.
Growing up, I was too brown for white kids and the wrong kind of brown for brown kids.
‘If you put me in your show, change my name.
Greg will give you £5 if you come to this show.
After dropping 10 stone in weight Michael Livesley, the man described by Stephen Fry as an ‘outrageous talent’ is half the man he was but still just as funny.
This is an hour of stand-up comedy from seasoned Canadian comedian, Evan Desmarais.
Glenn Grimwood has never been on TV so you know what he’s doing must be good.
Offensive is the new black.
Claptrap /’klaptrap/ noun: absurd or nonsensical talk or ideas.
London’s best student improvisers have come all the way up to north of the border to present Camp Running-A-Mock! An improv show worth writing home about! This summer at camp is …
Like puns? Think you’ve seen it Orwell before? Well gammon check this out.
Martin and Logy are back in Edinburgh and ready to have some fun.
The unmissable cult hit’s back for another year, as we select three top stand-ups to create unique routines based entirely on your suggestions! One liners, political satire, or alt…
A hilarious show for the whole family.
The hilarious science show is back with a new food-themed show.
Join us for a wunderbar time at Cosmic Comedy Berlin hosted by Dharmander Singh and Neil Numb.
Award-winning Scottish author Stuart Reid launches his eighth book at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2019 with an exploration of eggy explosions, big bottom burps and his fear of…
Justin Matson discovered all the secrets in life so you don’t have to! Los Angeles based comedian and self-help guru Matson returns to Edinburgh with a new one-hour motivational se…
See a selection of performers from the very best of this year’s Free Fringe Festival shows, in the big gala launch night, party and general great start to this year’s Edinburgh Fri…
Welcome to the inaugural meeting of the self-help group ‘Jane McDonald Anonymous’.
Improvable and the Chapter of Secrets is an improvised magical story in the style of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named-For-Copyright-Reasons.
Eva is a stand-up comedian.
Graham Fellows has performed as the comic character John Shuttleworth for over 25 years on stage, TV and radio, delighting audiences throughout the UK with his songs and quirky tak…
Join Aaron Ayjay as he takes a comedic and very twisted musical journey through relationships from childhood, dating, marriage, divorce and other life experiences.
An evening of intimate magic (and comedy) with a master, in a late-night venue, restricted to a small audience – book early to avoid disappointment! John Lenahan has performed ar…
Join us for an hour of fabulous comedy as part of the Fringe Free Festival.
Dan was almost shot – and it’s all Rupert Murdoch’s fault.
Josh drinks Stella before yoga.
Learn the skill and art of stand-up comedy performance on this two-day intensive comedy training course.
This worldwide hit show for geeks and non-geeks everywhere returns with a changing line-up of hilarious comedians with a mixture of stand-up comedy and interactive debate to find o…
Four top-quality fowl-mouthed acts, hand-plucked from around the festival. For the poultry sum of a bucket contribution on eggsit. Guaranteed to be clucking funny.
‘An original way with words and a talent for one-liners and short stories.
Apparently, 60% of us hate our jobs.
@izzybaby1991: ‘You’re invited to a very special 27th birthday party.
An entirely un-erotic journey that begins in a public toilet, then takes strange diversions via a sexy tomato plant and a clap clinic.
As heard on BBC Radio 1! Winners: VAULT Festival People’s Choice Award.
The smash-hit show returns for a fifth year, with top TV comedians – aka the Gladi-Haters – improvising rants on topics suggested by the audience.
Part stand-up comedy, part game show.
Our parents are fine.
ComedySportz is the all-ages, all-action, all-improvised competitive comedy show you don’t want to miss! Two teams compete for your laughs with gags, games, sketches and songs in…
Roast Battle features a rotating lineup that changes daily, with a general showcase of at least four or five pairs of comedians taking to the stage to rip sizeable chunks out of th…
Lebanese by blood, Australian by birth, European by 2020.
Award-winning comedian and UK board-gaming champion James Cook invites you to play board games live on stage.
Russell Hicks returns with another free-form explosion that he deems ‘necessary medicine’ for any artist who is trying too hard to make it.
From ITV2’s Safeword and CelebAbility, ITV’s Weekend with Aled, Comedy Central’s Live at the Comedy Store, Channel 5’s Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit on the Side and having supported …
Proudly supporting the Free Festival with a different selection each day of four of the best comics at the Fringe.
‘I like trolling big.
From his background in left-wing activism, award-winning stand-up and storyteller Andrew Silverwood spent a lot of his teenage years arguing with policemen.
I am Winter.
See the very best comedians selected from across the Fringe with different line-ups at every show and four performances daily.
Growing up in the deepest darkest parts of India and then being thrown into the West with no language, culture, personality, looks or even a clue.
This tour de farce of satire, parody and general comic mayhem chronicles the exploits of an American in Central and Eastern Europe when humanity first awoke from the deep freeze of…
Funny Happy Stuff presents: Circus Sonas Family Show! A brand-new show from father and son circus performers Martin and Logy.
Troy Hawke returns with another riotous hour, navigating the detritus of everyday life and the divine properties of Scrabble values.
Due to overwhelming demand, Science Magic is back with not one, but two shows every day.
A letter from the past, a date with a doomsday survivalist and the start of your dream career.
After last year’s totally sold out Edinburgh run, Jon & Nath return with their unique style of hardcore sketch comedy mischief.
Comedians losing their heads and performing with no bodies! This sell-out show returns with more of the best comedians from the Fringe.
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…
All the way from Spain, Grumpy Pants is a hilarious show for the whole family.
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.
Nominated Best Performance, Melbourne Fringe.
See a huge selection of this year’s big names, stand-out performers and many of the best free acts in Edinburgh at this one-off launch show and party for the 2018 Free Edinburgh Fr…
The latest Edinburgh Fringe fun from the award-winning and best-selling author Stuart Reid.
From Calum MacInnes, creator of the epic Zero Quest trilogy, comes a brand-new children’s show for 2018.
A big bonkers blast of fun with super-duo Cat (the Spot Bots Mermaid on CBeebies) and Nicko.
The Fantastic Magic Show is a special and unique experience for children and their parents.
Come help jolly Mr Fizzywigg create a new story before his beloved factory is shut forever! Using all the tools of the trade, including the giant wheel of silly voices and the mass…
The magic world of puppets.
Direct from Australia for kids of all ages – Game On 2.
Superheroes for Kids 3 is the newest version of the hit show.
Following more successful shows at festivals worldwide, the popular show returns with a revolving line-up of acts selected from the best comedians, cabaret acts, children’s ente…
Africa is bursting with weird and wonderful stories and facts. Fun for all the family.
‘What is best in life?’ If you know the answer, come to this show.
Jim Everett, AKA Jimmy Francis, is relatively new to comedy.
Professional idiot Nathan Lang (Pinhead from Neighbours) tells the high-energy, surreal tale of The Stuntman through clowning, characters, physical comedy and real onstage stunts.
In 2017 Alex White has been kicking goals! After a cheeky run through the Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney comedy festivals, this tall drink of water is making his Edinburgh debut! Q…
Two huge and awful comedic talents, Michael Legge – ‘often copied, never matched’ (Time Out) – and Caroline Mabey – ‘oddball genius’ (Chortle) – fuse together and become …
Following the success of last year’s show, Jenny is returning with a brand-new hour of stand-up comedy.
His Lordship has returned home. The ghosts have been waiting (and they’ve hidden the gin). Welcome to Moistly Hollow, it’ll put the willies up you…
American comedian Anders Lee brings his hour of stand-up to Edinburgh.
We love ‘A’s! ‘A’s in Alphabetti Spaghetti! ‘A’s in the Alphabet and the ‘A’s at the start of something… Something big! Like a programme… Be here at the start of something!
Can’t cook? Imagine having to come up with a three-course meal, completely from scratch, every week for a year.
Choosing a title from the loose flyers offered up by audience members, Hivemind’s quintet compose two improvised half-an-hour jaunts.
Come watch and be part of this interactive, fun mixture of stand-up and interactive comedy debate as a compere and a number of the best comedians from around the Fringe converge in…
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.
The best holiday of your life! Club Sol will transport you to sunny Spain for an evening of comedy cabaret that you will never forget! Your holiday reps, The Mauve Coats, will pres…
Exciting and troubled comedian Stoph Demetriou struggles against his own uselessness to educate the audience on why some people are too useless to realise how useless they are.
Come and get some free biscuits! Comedy for people who like a laugh! Taking The Biscuit is packed full of curveball one-liners, pin point accents and big musical punches.
What do you do when a friend asks you to marry his mum to get out of inheritance tax? A new stand-up show from award-winning comic Ben Clover on what we get from our parents and wh…
See the very best comedians from across the Fringe.
A German Muslim who grew up in Syria, South Africa and Pakistan.
People watching is bloody brilliant, isn’t it? Let’s take a good look at those spectacular nobodies, anybodies and busybodies.
Ian was as attractive to women as a drunk rhino so Channel 4 television handed him over to seduction “gurus” who taught him techniques to find love.
Over 20 years as a wishful thinking stand-up comedian left me fat, broke and on me own in a two bed flat above a beauty salon.
Otherworldly Dave Green does a stand-up comedy show.
Daniel Audritt (BBC Radio 4 and Channel 5) and Jamie Oliphant (ITV2’s TVOD and BBC New Comedian) bring an hour of stand-up to the Free Fringe’s most popular venue – the Free Sist…
With sold out shows internationally and abroad: this comic has mastered blending stand-up, improvisation and talking to the crowd.
Isobel Marmion’s one woman nervous breakdown, entitled This Is My Funeral and I’ll Throw Glitter if I Want To, was a disturbing and joyless foray into a mind no one present wanted …
70% improvisation, 30% stories about illicit drug use and Christian scientists.
Shrink and award-winning comedian Benji Waterstones heads to Peru in search of ayahuasca, a healing hallucinogenic so strong that just one dose has been likened to 15 years of ther…
The Clan Mucmor Family Circus Show.
The comedic equivalent of a no-holds-barred cage fight.
Sagar Mega Drive is Fiona Sagar’s return to Edinburgh following her 2016 Funny Women Award nominated show Entitled.
When you see Leo Kearse — and you should — there’s a very good chance it’ll be a four-star experience.
Poundland’s plastic communism, the nefarious get rich quick allure of the bingo, the empty capitalistic promise of Waitrose and more come under the inscrutable eye of the Hawke! …
Two world travelled comedians, Dylan Gott (Canada) and Radu Isac (Romania), perform an hour of sort of clean comedy.
Nominated for Best Comedy 2016 by Fringe World, with 23 sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe.
What happens when we struggle to do anything? A series of in-development clown and theatre pieces. Themes will include difficulty, struggle, Ludwig Wittgenstein and snakes.
Do you want to watch the best family show? You have to come and see this! Magic, balloon twisting, hand shadows, comedy.
One of the least thought out shows on the Fringe, possibly featuring: alternative facts corner, fake news correspondents, pest of the fest and live guests.
Following his sell-out debut tour and appearances on ITV’s Safeword, Channel 5’s Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit on the Side and W’s Celebrity Advice Bureau, everyone’s favou…
Award-winning author Stuart Reid will be sharing his books, including his latest release Gorgeous George and His Stupid Stinky Stories, and the audience will be expected to bring t…
‘Godmother of Scottish comedy’ (Scotsman), Janey Godley, brings another free show to the Edinburgh Fringe.
By all accounts Darius Davies has had a few interesting experiences this Fringe.
Last year I was experiencing some of the worst depression I have had in over 20 years, so much so that I didn’t come to the Edinburgh Fringe for the first time in seven years.
Now in it’s 15th year, ComedySportz UK is the fast-paced improv show where two teams battle it out for the biggest laughs.
Aside Effect. A stand-up comedy show about a man (Winter Foenander) who finds himself in a perpetual state of madness; as he attempts to retrace his steps back to humanity.
Dino Wiand plays the Yorkshire Ripper, who has been allowed out of prison on a rehab program to perform a stand-up comedy routine, which he uses to discuss his plans for orchestrat…
From two former students of Philippe Gaulier.
Malcolm Hardee Award nominee and Buxton Fringe Best Show winner (and triple nominee) explores bravery in a volatile world.
Backpackers and travelling comedians have a similar lifestyle, exploring new cultures, traveling light and relying on booze to socialise.
Daniel Audritt (hilarious stand-up and internationally acclaimed director; Amused Moose Finalist) Tamar Broadbent (hilarious world-touring stand-up and musical comedian; Amused Moo…
Fresh from a sell-out Brighton Fringe run, a mischievous new sketch comedy show from best friends who can’t stand each other – Jon Levene and Nathan Lang.
Come join Jellybean, the biggest kid in the world, as he tries his hardest to get famous.
Be there at the launch of the massive 2017 Free Fringe Festival! See an almighty selection of performers! Mingle with the acts and VIP guests! Meet our mad Chicken mascot in person…
Africa is an explosion of music, dance and stories all captured in one show. It’s fun for all the family.
This interactive show has dance, hip hop, rhythms, spoken word and poetry with a mixture of the old and the new woven together for fun, family entertainment.
The hugely popular show at comedy festivals and theatres worldwide returns for its 10th anniversary year.
Poor Lewis just wanted to enjoy a happy birthday, but things just went from bad to worse.
Superheroes for Kids is a silly celebration of comic book superheroes.
Mr Danger is a real-life damaged former daredevil who learnt his lesson the hard way.
After a hugely successful run last year, Science Magic is back at the Edinburgh Fringe.
With comedy, cabaret and fun for all the family to enjoy, the Huggers show returns to Edinburgh.
Come and wave me off. Künt and the Gang’s last ever Fringe show, though I’ll probably just be back cap in hand in a couple of years when I’m skint and whatever I do next fails.
Two early evenings only. An hour of Künt’s best, wrongest and new comedy songs.
Why should the superheroes have all the fun and the glory? In this version of the Battle of the Superheroes show, a variety of comedians step up to make the case for the greatest s…
The Cock and Bull’s Death And The Data Processor follows the adventures of office worker Ian, whose murders of two co-workers lead him into the strange world of Harton, a communi…
This is a pleasant little show which deserves a bigger audience.
From the team behind Edinburgh Fringe hit and West End sell-out show The Rat Pack Stand-up Comedy, a series of distinct and inspiring performances from top comedians – a brand ne…
A Colombian/Irish/Englishman takes on identity, the world and why you have to try a Japanese toilet.
Having assembled a crack team of musical legends from across the globe, notorious rock stars Rayguns Look Real Enough are now heading into space to bring home the Best Band in the …
So Kayne West walks into a bar, the Three Sisters! And he sees Scott Redmond, Nick Bagshaw and Adam Cook, plus special guests, serving up some next level comedy realness! Scott Red…
This year, your favourite USA life coach Andrea Love is back with more misheard lyrics and party blowies for you.
Join Gaulier graduates Georgia Murphy and Evie Fehilly for an hour of surreal comic madness.
King’s College London’s improv team is looking for new friends.
Learn stand-up comedy on this two-day intensive comedy course.
Shropshire’s independent comedy club finally comes to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe featuring six great comedians with a different line-up every night but always headlined by Telfo…
Sean Cannon brings 40 minutes of work in progress stand-up to the Fringe.
A revolving line-up of great and varied comedians come together in a number of show heats to argue and decide who is the greatest superhero, with the semi-finals and a Grand Final …
Chris Henry is a frantic comic.
Panicky Tack bring you musical comedy, but not as you (or they) know it.
A daily showcase of the finest stand-up at the Fringe.
See the very best comedians from across the Fringe, with a different top-notch comedy line-up each day.
The smash-hit show returns for a third year, with top TV comedians – aka the Gladi-Haters – improvising rants on topics suggested by the audience.
Tired of watching middle-class white males try to be funny? Come watch a middle-class brown male (who grew up in a white society) try to be funny! Sameer Khan, an American living i…
Four top quality foul-mouthed acts, hand-plucked from around the festival. For the poultry sum of a bucket contribution on eggsit. Guaranteed to be clucking funny.
Doris Day is one of the most loved singers and actresses of the 1950s and 60s.
Each of the short – but far from woeful – tales in this half-hour collection (from Bristol University and National Youth Theatre) have concepts that could be summed up in one l…
Beautiful Ducks is a comedy show loosely based on the infamous book of the same name by renowned duck fancier Liz Wright.
Nathan Cassidy offers comedy fare that fits right in at the Fringe, a mixture of social observation, wordplay, ranting and anecdotal amusement.
Smart, funny, original songs from Michael Roulston and Sarah-Louise Young, creators of Cabaret Whore, Julie Madly Deeply and Songs for Cynics.
A status as Fringe favourite and a viral stint for her infamous “Trump is a cunt” sign at the businessman’s visit to the Trump Turnberry golf resort mean that Janey Godley’…
Daniel Audritt, ‘A winning wit’ (Bruce Dessau), and Sean Cannon, ‘A solid newcomer.
Adele Cliff and Tom Mayhew are hosting a joint party and don’t want to be alone.
“I don’t want your opinions printed,” Ashley Storrie says to any potential reviewers in the audience.
Master of the slow burn.
There’s an egg here to find other eggs and see if they’re OK? 30 minutes of relaxing nonsense.
He’s back with an even bigger, sillier show than last year.
Italian comic Giacinto Palmieri, in this hour of comedy, tries to draw comparisons between himself and renowned misogynist and philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche in their approach to…
ComedySportz UK is the North West’s top improvised comedy troupe.
Showcasing today’s freshest comedians, destined to be on your shelves tomorrow.
Family workshop suitable for children aged 3-7 years with parents or carers.
When Stephen Carlin was named by Stewart Lee as one of the ‘Ten Best Comedians in The World Ever’ in 2008, he wasn’t exactly a household name.
How board games can change your life and save the world. Award-winning comedian James Cook has read the back of the box and is ready to play. Won’t you join him?
Jen has had a year of ups or downs: she was locked in a shop, reprimanded at 35,000 feet and thought having a life plan of trying all the biscuits was OK.
What are a couple of self-deprecating, twenty-something stand-up comediennes to do at the Fringe, if not perform a stand-up act in two halves, in a rather shockingly intimate karao…
I remember the World Wrestling Federation Attitude Era well.
Sam Kissajukian (really funny prick), Jen Carnovale (crackin’ lass), and Kyle Legacy (what) bring you the funniest acts from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in a hysterical lunchtime…
Daniel Muggleton makes his Edinburgh debut, having performed comedy at festivals around Australia, New York and Berlin.
The Bubble Show your mother warned you about is here! Clothes and bubbles will fly in this cabaret styled story filled with beautiful bubble creations, stripping, slapping, stick f…
Welcome to Gagster’s Paradise, a showcase of four new comedians.
A fun-packed hour of stand-up where Saskia Preston and Sarah Iles bring along their comedy chums to have you laughing your bellies off.
Nominated for Best Comedy at Fringe World 2016.
Award-winning comedians Benji Waterstones ‘Distinctive worldview’ (Steve Bennett) and Jake Baker ‘Imaginative and original’ (Kate Copstick), explore amongst other things: their…
STV’s Best Children’s Shows, Edinburgh 2015.
The two most award-winningest comedians at the Fringe ever (probably) being really funny in a tent for free (bring money).
Returning to a bigger room after last year’s sell-outs, MC Andy Stedman hosts a mash-up of some of the top comedians at the Fringe together with up-and-coming newer faces.
Why can’t they make delicious vegetables? Would a slide be better than my stairs? Who invented the zip? When can I take a bath with a dolphin? Why is water so wet? Why can’t I have…
Join multi award-winning comedian and scientist Dónal Vaughan as he shows you amazing science tricks using everyday items.
A comedy show with pictures, and probably not what Fox Talbot had in mind.
It’s the kids’ turn for some superhero fun.
High energy chaos, with balloons and lots of laughs for the whole family. This show is only for people who like being silly and love balloons.
The hugely enjoyable and popular show returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for its sixth successive year.
The Clan Mucmor Family Fun Show is family fun for all the family. This show is suitable for people of all ages and abilities.
Come see every bubble trick imaginable.
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 …
Africa is bursting with vibrant cultures, interesting people and weird and wonderful facts.
A show by ‘the funniest men in Newcastle-under-Lyme’, featuring comedy and variety.
The Big V comedy competition is the search for a new star across Asia, sponsored by Magners cider. The search is over and Matthew Giffen is here to present the winner, Jim Brewsky.
Following the huge worldwide success of the Battle of the Superheroes shows, it’s time for comedians to slug it out to decide who’s the greatest supervillain! And in true villainou…
Hench-souled Pilsner socialist talks career, climate, breakup and the 1%.
From the man behind New York’s burlesque revival in the mid-90s and the iconic Slipper Room, and the couple who operated the legendary illegal speakeasy The Blushing Diamond, bro…
Written by Ireland Professor of Poetry, Paula Meehan, Music for Dogs is a story of survival, set during Ireland’s Celtic Tiger years, and takes place on Dublin’s Burrow beach.
Malcolm Hardee Award Nominee with the final part of this year’s solo show trilogy.
A cosmic pile-on of free-thinking radicals from Northern Ireland present a smorgasbord of performance art, improvised music, comedy and spoken word, reeking of trusting, spontaneou…
Edinburgh 2013/14 sell-out hit and Time Out Critics’ Choice 2014 returns for a limited run.
A number of great and varied British and international comedians from around the Fringe come together in a mixture of stand-up comedy and interaction to decide who is the greatest …
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…
A compilation of comedic talent from across the Fringe, two shows a day, and all for free – the Laughing Horse Free Pick of the Fringe showcases some of the best comedic talent t…
This show is like a cake, not a cake made by hand, but by a second hand cake maker that was bought at a car boot sale in Bognor Regis from a man with brown hair and a lisp.
Two teams of intrepid comedians battle it out for the audience’s respect.
Luc Valvona returns to the Fringe with his third full show, featuring multiple instruments and musical technology, and this time his stand-up and funny songs will be based on all t…
The popular worldwide hit show returns with another revolving line-up of the best comedians, musical acts, magicians and children’s entertainers for all the family to enjoy toget…
A fantastically funny show for all the family.
Colin and Yozy are an international duo melding together music and dance.
Every night at quarter to one, we will be bringing the best Irish (and a strictly limited number of) UK and International comedians who will perform the highlights of their solo sh…
Everyone always speaks in the third person doing these things.
Big Silly Midnight Mash-Up: Hot prospects, special guests and host Andy Stedman. Laugh, drink and get your party hat on.
The first solo show from David Callaghan (BBC New Comedy Awards 2012 and 2013).
Forget typewriters, what would happen if you gave an infinite number of monkeys a camera each? **** (BroadwayBaby.co.uk). **** (Comedy.com).
Leave your boring life behind you and come on a quest for the Holy Grail.
For me, beginning any show with Huey Lewis And The News is a good omen, particularly when their hit single The Power of Love featured prominently in the eponymous sci-fi trilogy so…
Evan Wonders of the World is a show that jumps into Evan Desmarais’s head and tries to figure out what’s wrong.
MCs Hjalmar Tjan and Benji Waterstones welcome you to Clown Town, as they host a daily variety show review of top national and international stand-up comedy.
Described as a comic-philosopher (LondonIsFunny.
Hairy Irish musical comedy with a few surprises.
If you love somebody, let them go.
Last year Chris Davis performed brilliantly in Drunk
Lion and garnered great reviews.
‘A real standout from all the stand-up, this is comic improvisation theatre-style.
This heart-wrenching play by award-winning Irish/American playwright Noel O’Neill explores the lives of two sisters, Holly (Catriona M Coe) and Ivy (Sandra Sando), brought back tog…
Henry Ginsberg is a true outsider; never popular enough to be accepted into the mainstream, but never quite anti-establishment enough to be accepted into any ‘alternative’ tribes.
Chris Martin is trying something a little different this year by having his show underpinned with a musical soundtrack.
NYC Comic, Abigoliah Schamaun, has devised a talk show where you, the audience, are the star! Armed with a GoPro Camera atop her head, Schamaun will host an hour of games, fire tri…
ComedySportz is an all ages, all improvised show.
His parents and teachers told him it was rude to brag about giving money to charity or saving children from drowning.
George Orwell wrote an essay on the perfect pub.
Life as a stand-up comedian is all about the routines.
The most disappointing revelation of Jimmy Bird’s stand-up routine is that the title is more than a little bit misleading.
An interactive, fun-filled show about four vegetables on the run! Critically acclaimed comedy duos That Pair and Twisted Loaf present an hour of wicked humour, improv, clown and so…
Storytelling as you’ve never seen it! Join in with Meg Harper’s unique stories! Maybe you’ll be a princess, maybe you’ll be a frog, maybe you’ll even be a giant head louse! Fresh s…
Nicole Henriksen defies categorisation.
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.
Since last year’s sell-out (it was free) show, Jenny has performed internationally (Australia, Asia and Glasgow) and won countless (two) competitions.
American smart ass showcases the wit that got him described as ‘a mix between Jack Dee and Dennis Leary’ (BroadwayBaby.
Is this a damn early time to start a show? Yes! Is it the only way to start your Fringe? Yes! With an interactive musical improv ending, this show you want to set your alarm for.
One comedian’s hilarious battle with French Connection (FCUK) for the right to wear his CNUT t-shirt on stage.
Epic storytelling, synchronised swimming and subversively simple songs from this Fringe First nominated maker of mischief.
Alice Fraser’s kindness immediately hits you like a warm hug: as her audience filter in she’s chatting, pointing out the air conditioning (a small fan that she’s bought herse…
StudioSpace Bristol didn’t set out to make great art - they just want to make you laugh.
Romina Puma is a work in progress disabled.
If you are into words, then this is the show for you.
After four years of consistently filling the smallest room in Edinburgh, Adam Belbin is set to return with possibly the final instalment in this quadrilogy of shows.
A high-octane hilarity blast right in your daft face, featuring two of the funniest new comedians on the circuit.
Jen Carnovale has been living out of a suitcase for three years.
Upstairs Downton – The Improvised Episode opens with the ordinarily subdued theme tune to ITV’s massively popular period drama, Downton Abbey, played on kazoos and a recorder.
Mike Wozniak’s probably best known for playing moustachioed misfit Brian in Channel 4’s sitcom Man Down.
Effervescent comic and sometime Irish TV face Niamh Marron delivers an unpolished and often forced hour of fairly standard comedy material with occasional witty zingers being the o…
After Flipper Committed Suicide! Giada comes back to Edinburgh with a brand new hour of fun, dark material, from sex to fairy tales.
Gregory Akerman, a hilarious esoteric mind, is curious and wants to know when the world will end, why the Smithsonian museum didn’t want people to know about giants, why his father…
Returning to the Edinburgh Fringe after a sold-out season in 2014.
The Snot Zombies are back! More bogies, books and bottom burps with award-winning author Stuart Reid and his crazy characters, Gorgeous George and Grandpa Jock.
Just when you thought Disney’s Frozen couldn’t be any more ubiquitous than it already is.
Direct from Australia.
Family workshop suitable for children aged three to seven years with parents or carers.
“It’s not started.
Mlle Coco has travelled all the way from her villa on the Riviera to serenade you with a sparkling selection of songs made famous by Piaf, Trenet, Milva, Tino Rossi and Eartha Kitt…
Darkly funny drama.
Andrew Bird begins the show on what he admits is an angry note.
ComedySportz UK is the north west’s top improvised comedy troupe.
Who would you rather be: a tap-dancing alien or a singing tomato? Biff! Bash! Bosh! Join comic trio Topsy Turvy for 40 minutes of silliness, slapstick and mayhem - sketch comedy fo…
Both experienced holders of things.
One day, a curious little girl stumbles across a lonely little leaf, hiding in her attic.
Aussie champion bush poetry duo Melanie Hall and Susan Carcary explore rhyme and metre using traditional Aussie bush poetry and their own comic and serious verse.
“I wasn’t cut out to be cursed,”
Jill tells us at the start of The
Agatha Christie has been working with critically-acclaimed improvised comedy ‘living legends’ (ThreeWeeks, 2013) in order to adapt her latest detective novel into an interactiv…
Bill Cosby said: ‘I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody’.
Leesha Loca does jokes, songs, jokes about songs.
C U In Court is a remarkable tale of Dave Griffiths’ battle against the giant corporation of French Connection.
John D Slater steps aside to allow his alter ego Walter J Plinge to take the stage and reveal the other side of a split personality with hilarious effect.
Spitfire! is a spiffing new show from the team behind the award-winning multi-five-star BattleActs! Independent on Sunday Top 10 Comedy.
Paddy McCullagh will take you on a journey into the world of IT. He is a man outstanding in his field. iPaddy Field.
Comedians Alan Power and Bisha K Ali present a free nightly comedy spectacular featuring some of their very best comedy friends.
With so much improvised comedy around, every group needs a USP.
Late night adventures from some of Ireland’s brightest, rowdiest and most fearless comedians take on the challenge of a very late compilation show in the Fringe’s best venue.
Luke Benson hosts 99 Club’s pick of the Fringe with a free hour of comedy that shows off the talents (and faults) at this year’s festival.
Free Fall is Luca Cupani’s first stand up show and an hour of comedy similar in its rambled, improvised form to Ross Noble’s earlier work.
The Aberdeen University Comedy Society comes to the Edinburgh Fringe for the second time to bring you all of our best stand-up and sketches we’ve developed throughout the academic …
A late night lock-in with elf loving, Edgar Allen Poe and speech impediments on the agenda.
Shaggers’ premise is simple: a couple of comedians make sex-related jokes.
Join little Mat Wills and friends at this positive review show which includes the audience sharing their favourite experiences at this year’s Fringe.
10 minute tasters from four and five star shows, with exciting emerging talent.
Live and let die blares from the speakers as Marc Burrows circles the room, high-fiving everyone in sight.
The Princess Pirate is the latest creation from comedian and children’s performer Fliss Russell.
A Roaring Accordion brings Strangely Doesburg’s promise of a
“rollicking, sing-along, one-man cabaret-riot” to the top deck of the bus in
the Free Sisters.
Do You Remember Rock’n’Roll Radio? Would you give up a high flying sales job to manage England’s worst radio station? Roland Gent did just that.
What happens when a geezer only starts doing all those wild and crazy things he should have done in his youth when he is approaching his 50s? When a guy gets himself married young,…
The 1am Apeshit Show is a chance for multiple comedians to perform ten
minute sets, yet as a result there was little in the way of hilarity.
This show is a massive thank you to David Cameron interspersed with stories about living in a campervan, willies and poo, plus an opportunity to eat marshmallows.
Cookies and Cream is a showcase of young comics that has its hits and has its misses.
Following more packed houses at Melbourne, Brighton and Adelaide Festivals, the comedy and cabaret show returns to Edinburgh.
A host of top comedians from across the Fringe battle it out for the audience’s approval and such.
A high energy romp through Amanda’s psyche will produce songs such as Childhood: What a Load of Shit, Too Tall Blues and the VPL Blues.
Emily Snee is cross.
Tickled Pig (Time Out’s Critic’s Choice) presents Edd Hedges (So You Think You’re Funny winner 2013), Robbie Ormrod, ‘top-notch performer’ **** (BroadwayBaby.
Every night see our pick of the filthiest acts at the Fringe.
Join us on a whimsical trip through 90s kids’ make and do! Grab your glitter glue, toilet roll tubes and PVA as we use retro craft to bring you something a bit different.
After a hugely successful run at last year’s festival, comedian Ray Fordyce is back with a bigger and better show and even more acts all ready for your entertainment.
Ally Houston, Paul McDaniel and Sandy Bouttell.
Books are brilliant! Award-winning author Stuart Reid presents his book show about bums, bugs, beasts, bogies, barfing, porridge, pee and panda poo! With favourite characters Gorge…
Mike Belgrave is a brave man.
Gillian Hardie and Keddy Sutton are living proof of the versatility and
sheer hilarity of female comedians.
The hilarious Sid Singh talks about anything and everything in his life as Another American! Nothing is off limits and everything is honest and hilarious!
It’s a rare thing when the venue is more intriguing than the performance.
Atella the Pun and Ghengis Pun host this afternoon of demented wordplay, ridiculous puns, audience-inspired adlibbing and special guests.
A themed show of comedy and music from Graham de Banzie, Alex Cox and Ewan Park providing their own irreverent trawl through the issues of the independence debate A must-see for ev…
Does anyone else remember Tom Deacon on BBC Switch’s daily online programme The 5:19 Show? Just me then.
Spencer Brown covers the familiar territory of ‘kids do and say the funniest things’ in his offering at the Free Sisters, and this provides unspectacular, if gently amusing vie…
This taster session of theatre portrays a trio of dark, comic plays presented with malevolent glee by actors Lexy Howe, Ffion Jones and May Phillips.
Everything seemed against this performance from the start.
Steve Day was witness to a crime.
Nadia Brooks loves language.
The Rat Pack Stand Up Comedy features swing hits and a changing line up of comedians from the
Last year Vampire Hospital Waiting Room became a stealth hit of
the Fringe, a caped cult classic that captured hearts and minds.
A stand-up comedian arrived in Edinburgh from Japan, the country worst at speaking English! After miscommunication, cultural friction, struggles with an immigration officer, a disa…
Gooood Morning! Breakfast Baps with Witty Chaps starts at 9am.
A tale told in rhyme.
Henry is a verbal magician, creating an atmosphere of bold sincerity on stage that will force you out of your comfort zone and into his hilarious domain.
Step into Working Men’s Club - the best bits of that unique type of entertainment.
There is a pleasant buzz in the largest Free Fringe venue, the Three Sisters.
Let’s celebrate War! ‘Lest we forget’ is the theme this year in an unelected government that seems hell bent on erasing history.
The Comedy Store King Gong winner and Comedy Cafe New Act winner explains why his dad says things like: ‘Now that we own Afghanistan why can’t we get them in the Commonwealth Games…
Intelligent motherluvin’ comedy.
Fridge Magnets is the battle of the Ss.
See the very best comedians at the Fringe, alongside some of the UK’s best newcomers, at this top-rated comedy selection show.
A rip-roaring adventure that brings the family together through laughter! A perfectly capable, yet diminutive pirate (the world’s smallest) and a dowdy parrot of gigantic proport…
An original multi-media performance, this could be one of the oddest hours of your life. Come with an open mind, leave with a broken one. @electricdada
Live action sketch comedy video game.
Join Sam and Gavin for an hour of fun in their glee tent.
They’ve been in the finals of most of the major comedy competitions in London, now Tom Holmes and James Shakeshaft – two of the most loved faces (and torsos) on the London circui…
2013’s sell-out hit returns with top comedians on stage for the whole show, freewheeling stand-up and live Rat Pack music.
Patrick Mulholland and Paul McDaniel return to Edinburgh, and this time they’re full of beans.
The ever-popular pub The Three Sisters is a fun place to wander into and pass a couple of hours (especially when it’s raining), and you could do worse than climbing up to Maggie’s …
The Dead Pony Society are going nowhere; quite literally, they’re performing sketches on a stationary bus for two weeks.
A hilarious new stand-up show from Claire Rowley on the frustration at happy couples doing everything together, taking your life in your hands in a public swimming pool and her del…
Maddy Carrick’s first solo comedy children’s show, The World’s Worst Birthday Party, teaches children the value of friendship and to appreciate what they have, in a way that …
Dealing with the weighty themes of the day, from the ethics of IVF to Trans-Siberian Railway toilette etiquette, Ben Clover, Geoff Marsh and Farrell MacKenzie sequentially chew the…
Spindly 22-year old comedian Patrick Morris discusses some topics humorously in an attempt to gain your approval.
Japanese Terminatol Hiroshi Shimizu is back to the Fringe! He breaks the national and language border of British comedy and creates the new borderless world of comedy that is heard…
A new stand-up show from Jewish Comedian of the Year, and the TV warm up for The Graham Norton Show and Mock The Week. As seen on Dave.
Jenny moved from the Welsh mountains to the Big Smoke in 2010 and has since embarked upon a career in stand-up comedy.
Return to Superglad showcases the stand-up comedy of Ben Clover (Laughing Horse finalist 2013, Colchester New Comedian of the Year 2013) and Nick Elleray (winner of the Max Turner …
For half an hour in a room somewhere in the back of the Free Sisters,
Adam Belbin is doing a comedy show about leaving the comedy world.
This show will either be great or, like, ironically great because of how bad it is.
In 1914 George joined the war.
The two best ones from The Beta Males, Adam Blampied, ‘delightful’ (BritishTheatreGuide.
The big launch night for this years’ Free Festival! See a show with the best of this years’ free Fringe performers, mingle with the acts and VIPs and dance the night away.
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