Once an Emo, Always an Emo (WIP)

Once an Emo, Always an Emo (WIP)

Kirsty Brinkman (Barshens) is bringing her work-in-progress stand-up hour to the Fringe. Having written the show some time ago, she’s been reworking the entire thing to include: jokes (maybe), stories (probably) and something about an identity crisis and growing up emo (hopefully)… 

Shameless Berlin Presents: Pussy Powered Protest

Shameless Berlin Presents: Pussy Powered Protest

Join us for a hedonistic hour of weird, funny and confusing entertainment direct from the seething capital of culture and queerness, Berlin. Our international artists do cabaret, comedy, music, burlesque and puppets that will make your pants wet (in a good way)… 

Mother and the Monster / Free Festival

Mother and the Monster / Free Festival

Charlotte was a legendary Hollywood props mistress who disappeared from public view decades ago. Now she lives in retirement, with no one to keep her company except the cleaning lady and a mysterious voice coming from her cupboard… 

Two Mums – One Cup

Two Mums – One Cup

Funny Women One to Watch and Soho Radio presenter Kelly Ford AKA Book of Mum teams up with Max Turner finalist Naomi Wattis (BBC Two, BBC Radio 4 Extra) to talk about judgment, perception, motherhood. 

Synesthesia the Musical

Synesthesia the Musical

You see a person, she sees the colour blue. She can smell green and taste purple. Synesthesia the Musical is an acoustic storytelling concert written and performed by Jillian Vitko based on her experience having Synesthesia, which, at its most distilled, is a blending of the senses… 

The Newcastle Revue: Tyne and Tyne Again

The Newcastle Revue: Tyne and Tyne Again

Newcastle Comedy Society have decided the one thing the Fringe is lacking is student comedy. They want this revue show to be different from the rest though and they reckon they’ll do it by making it, get this, funny… 

Tiziano La Bella: Yes We Can't

Tiziano La Bella: Yes We Can't

Tiziano La Bella: Yes We Can’t. One MC, one opener… the headliner! Tiziano La Bella’s show is very interactive, especially the first part where he makes the crowd the main part of the act… 

Oxford Revue: In Poor Taste

Oxford Revue: In Poor Taste

They laughed… Well they’re not laughing now. Debuting at the Edinburgh Fringe, the Oxford Revue presents: In Poor Taste, a bold new sketch comedy show from the minds of Frankie Taylor and Joe Capel… 

Evers, Booth and [Name]

Evers, Booth and [Name]

Evers, Booth and [Name] courageously stage their 2019 multimedia sketch show. Despite the unfortunate disappearance of their third member, Evers and Booth must fulfil their contractual obligations to Eastern European sponsor Mmm, Dank! (3-in-1 carpet cleaner, antifreeze and feminine moist wipe)… 

Journeys of the Mind and the Megabus

Journeys of the Mind and the Megabus

Joe Bates (BBC Radio 4 Extra, 6 Music) and Luke Chilton (BBC Radio 4, Radio 4 Extra) have both been on a journey: one into the recesses of a broken mind in a foreign land, the othe… 

The Human Show / Free Fringe

The Human Show / Free Fringe

Join Those Big Bois for the award-submitted, The Human Show – a journey inside the mind of one confused specimen and the two voices in his head as they navigate a day in this weird, loud, illogical human world as well as they can… 

Ew Girl, You Nasty

Ew Girl, You Nasty

If you have never smoked meth, worked in a sex dungeon, or eaten dog food, don’t worry, because Katharyn Henson did it so you didn’t have to! In her Fringe debut, New York City comedian Katharyn Henson examines the nuances of her unusual past while looking like a preschool teacher but sounding like she gives away quarters at a casino… 

Fourth Cousin, Once Removed... Forcibly

Fourth Cousin, Once Removed... Forcibly

Meet Roberta Roberts… Distant cousin of Julia, former child star (Vegemite commercials) and experimental theatre visionary, determined to make her mark… or claim someone else’s… 

Carte Blanche with Uncle Charlotte and Aunt Scott

Carte Blanche with Uncle Charlotte and Aunt Scott

Charlotte MacDonald and Scott McPherson’s comedy partnership is underpinned by a no-nonsense and fun attitude to life! Experience a comedy show where you, the audience, can leave your inhibitions at the door and enter the comedy world of Charlotte and Scott… 

Live Music at the Golf Tavern

Live Music at the Golf Tavern

Enjoy a rotating line-up of bands featuring a host of top local musicians doing a collection of familiar and unique covers, a great night to sing along and get your toes tapping at the Fringe! 

The First Gag is the Cheapest

The First Gag is the Cheapest

Heart-warming, laugh-out-loud comedy delivered in the most relatable way. Pete takes a brilliantly silly and unexpected look at life and creates an atmosphere in the room that leaves you feeling like you’ve had a pint with your funniest mate... 

Pontoon

Pontoon

Since starting comedy just a few years ago Stu Woodings has managed to win a number of awards, as well as multiple nominations. But is he funny, or just good at winning awards? Please come to my show and find out for yourself... 

Frank Foucault: Shoes (WIP)

Frank Foucault: Shoes (WIP)

Jacques Tati once said 'funniness starts in the feet'. Frank Foucault is willing to put that to the test. Work in progress show... maybe with a support act if I can't come up with enough material in time... 

Festival Cup of Golf

Festival Cup of Golf

Watch an almighty golfing battle for festival bragging rights and a trophy! Teams representing promoters, venues, the press and locals play nine holes of golf to discover who the golfing kings of the festival are. 

Big Cat Small Flap

Big Cat Small Flap

Big Cat Small Flap – the unique observations from a giant talking cat called Mr Nibbles on the state of humans and the world today, from Trump to Brexit to Instagram, and why they don't make cat flaps for 6’ 2" cats... 

Golfing Comedian of the Year

Golfing Comedian of the Year

Join some of the funniest comedians at the festival as they hit the golf course. Balls and banter will be flying as they battle to be crowned champion and earn a cash prize. 

Harri Soinila's a Big Finnish

Harri Soinila's a Big Finnish

Harri Soinila is a Laugh Factory's Funniest Person in the World, 2016 semi-finalist, headliner of shows in a bunch of countries and the godfather (or baby daddy) of English comedy in Brazil... 

Harriet Braine: Total Eclipse of the Art

Harriet Braine: Total Eclipse of the Art

The 2016 Funny Women Stage Award winner and So You Think You’re Funny? finalist of the same year, Harriet Braine, believes that art history delivered through the medium of parody song is the only possible remedy for the broken hearts and minds of a broken world... 

WMD Makes Everything Better

WMD Makes Everything Better

We all have problems in life. Some bigger than others. It's easy to feel lost, defeated. Fortunately, WMD Makes Everything Better. Bringing their unique brand of sketch-based comedy from screen to stage, WMD Comedy have an all-new show packed with impossible situations, incredible images, and an unrelenting stream of logic-bending scenarios... 

Anders Lee Here

Anders Lee Here

American comedian Anders Lee brings his hour of stand-up to Edinburgh. A New Yorker, originally from the Midwest, Lee brings a 'great mix of strong writing and bold stage presence to the table' (Jordan Pilato, Joker of Chicago)... 

A Drinking Game!

A Drinking Game!

Love to watch movies? Love to drink? Come see your favourite cult movie classics read live and turned into an interactive drinking game! Featured shows include Back to the Future, Princess Bride, Goonies and many more... 

Then There Were None – Free

Then There Were None – Free

A group of actors, desperate for their big break, attend an acting workshop hosted by Andrew – an enigmatic but ever so slightly unhinged former C-lister. He’s had a taste of fame and thinks he knows it all, but all he knows is how to push people too far… 

David Sheeran: I Am Donut

David Sheeran: I Am Donut

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Skyfall and Love Actually: three films President Trump will encourage the Prime Minister to stream during his state visit to the UK (probably)... 

Ethnic Cleansing

Ethnic Cleansing

One of the funniest Indian comedians in Australia brings you an hour of brilliant ethnic based comedy. 'Punchline Power' (Music). 'The creme de la chocolate' (www.theatreview.org.nz) of comedy. 

George McGoldrick: The Good Herb

George McGoldrick: The Good Herb

Hello, I'm doing a solo show where I play a synth for a while and read some comedic short stories that I've written. I know the Golf Tavern seems like an age away, but I'm going to try my best to make it a good show, so do please come. 

The Long, Miserable Journey to Happiness

The Long, Miserable Journey to Happiness

Fringe 2011's Best Newcomer nominee Paul Valenti is back, this time on a semi-silent casual quest for universal truth. Put yourself in Paul's possibly capable hands, while he clowns, cajoles, charms, flips, falls and flops his way to discovering what exactly (if anything) makes us truly happy...