People of Edinburgh, I have dearly missed you.
Two chefs are making a soup.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s alternative comedy night, Project X presents, all the way from Tennessee (US of America), The Chuck Wagon Chuckle with Dusty Rambusky! Join Dusty and his ban…
There was a comment made in an article in the Edinburgh Evening News just before the Fringe began about how, after the amount of time comedians have had to prepare for the 2021 Fri…
‘Rising star of the British stand-up scene’ (List).
The world’s angriest optimist returns for another bash at sorting out life’s inexplicable complications.
Hannah and Erika are two of the most exciting rising stars on the comedy scene.
Stuart is an observational comedian who doesn’t fully understand what he’s observed.
Stephen Buchanan (BBC New Comedy Award, Scottish Comedian of the Year) and Liam Withnail (Amused Moose Winner for Outstanding Show, Scottish Compere of the Year) are back and rarin…
Looking for justice? ‘Cos we’ve plenty of it.
Emperor clown Christian Brighty presents an absurd love letter to play, romance and stupidity.
For one week only, George Fox and Chris Thorburn are bringing their award-winning comedy off the internet and back to the Monkey Barrel stage for their work-in-progress stand-up sh…
A 45-minute experiment in silliness depths.
A ‘gut-bustingly funny’ (**** (List)) thing in a turtleneck gives you a makeover for the interior design of your mind.
Does emotion help us make moral judgements? Alfie Brown is performing a work-in-progress show (which are often a lot more fun) that will attempt to answer this question.
Multi-award-winning comedian Ian Smith (BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz and The Now Show) presents some new ideas (and some old ones) through a mixture of theatrical techniques, such…
Two award-winning comedians premier their latest routines after a year inside.
Cockroach is an hour of dark, gut-wrenching stand-up from one of the best comedians in the country.
Fed up with being told how to look and behave since she was a teenager, Harriet is taking a long hard squint at the beauty industry through her two remaining false eye lashes.
After almost two years off duty, award-winning stand-up Pierre Novellie is back at the Fringe and ready to perform to whoever else is willing to leave the house.
The Big Show returns to the Fringe! Monkey Barrel Comedy’s top-rated, sell-out weekend extravaganza is on every night at 22:15 (not 12th), with a top mixed-bill line-up each even…
Critically acclaimed comedian and host of Vice’s Hate Thy Neighbour and Channel 4’s Adventures in Futureland, Jamali Maddix is heading out on tour again after his incredible 2018 W…
If you want to make the finest wine, use the sweetest grape on the vine.
A brand new hour of jokes from Alfie Brown; the country’s best non-famous comedian.
What happens when our youthful expectations of love and sex, those formed in the 90s by movies, TV and music get crushed by the realities of adulthood and, in this one case, a terr…
The kid’s back with another hour of lo-fi stand-up comedy to chill or study to.
Comedy It-girl Elf floats to Fringe with a horrifying comedy show inspired by Stephen King.
Horror in all it’s forms from the brilliant, brutal mind of one of Scotland’s most talented comics.
Critically acclaimed comedian and host of Viceland’s Hate Thy Neighbour and Channel 4’s Adventures in Futureland, Jamali Maddix has just come back from his first world tour.
Yorkshire’s finest meat-themed double act is back, in an all-new sketch comedy nightmare.
Join Luisa Omielan (What Would Beyonce Do?!, Am I Right Ladies?! and Politics For Bitches) as she tries out some stuff for an upcoming project.
Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Olga Koch is back! Ahead of her BBC Radio 4 special, the acclaimed stand-up tells a love story through the medium of computer programming (which she …
Mother is Tiff Stevenson’s observation of the many and varied forms that motherhood can take, her material existing in the venn diagram where motherhood and feminism interconnect…
Hench is an engaging exploration of female strength in its many forms.
Rob Carter’s cult hit creation is back with a glossy revamp of his 2016 debut show.
Following a whirlwind couple of years of awards, nominations, sell-out shows and international touring, Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee 2017 Lauren Pattison returns to…
Dan Clark, star of BBC Three’s cult hit sitcom How Not To Live Your Life and host of the popular podcast Screen Talk, is dusting off his comedy cape* to perform stand-up for the fi…
The podcast all about eating: live.
‘The reigning queen of character comedy’ (Evening Standard), Alison Thea-Skot, returns to the Fringe for two nights with her five-star smash-hit show.
Hi guys, Ed here.
Beth Vyse returns as Olive Hands in this work in progress show: The Hands Have It! where she finds herself running for leader of the Western world.
In this amazing hour of comedy, Joe will distill what he’s learned about the history of everything and the future of everything, and what it all means.
Karl Theobald (Hang Ups, Plebs, GameFace, Green Wing) is back in his element, making his long-awaited return to the live comedy arena.
‘From fearless and funny to heart-stoppingly raw’ (Evening Standard).
Two chefs are meant to be making a soup.
John Hastings is back at the Fringe and has moved out of his regular haunt, the Pleasance Courtyard, to a more homely Monkey Barrel.
Colt Cabana Is a world-famous wrestler who has wrestled around the world from Dundee to Japan and back including a short, not so successful, run in the WWE as Scotty Goldman.
Brister presents an hour’s whistle stop tour on the nature of privilege, and how we can stop it creating ‘total bell ends’.
I, John Kearns, and I, Pat Cahill, join hands to present our messy, loving, self-flagellant off-Broadway show, 110%.
Join Project X in welcoming the weird, wacky and the downright hilarious to the stage.
‘The comedy thrill of a lifetime’ ***** (Scotsman).
A hothouse bursting with dazzling new comedy blooms (metaphorical), we present a ludicrous, bountiful plenitude of guests, hosted by an ever-changing line-up of Thom Tuck, John-Luk…
Ben is milleni-ill.
Switch on your phones and switch off your brains, as one idiot enters the cloud and puts his mind on a spin cycle for your entertainment.
‘A Scottish talent on the rise’ (Scotsman).
Amused Moose Best Fringe Show 2018 winner.
Amy Matthews blends observational routines with offbeat whimsy, resigning to the absurdity of modern life.
Tom Walker and Demi Lardner are young twin brothers left alone at home.
The closest I get to remembering my dreams are the ideas that occur during the thin veil between sleep and awake, where your mind wanders unimpeded and undirected.
Spencer bought a new looper, but he can’t beatbox.
Pearman, an Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee, Leicester Comedy Awards Best Show nominee, ‘star in the making’ (**** Telegraph) and co-star of BBC Two’s Mister Winner a…
As seen on Mock the Week.
Double Edinburgh Comedy Award winner presents his fourth show.
Friday Night Sinner! is a one-woman, horror-comedy musical about a Jewish, sexually repressed, newly married maniac (stick to what you know).
Not a show, but the undercoat, base coat or petticoat of what may one day be a show.
Star of Scot Squad, Darren Connell comes to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for one night only! Nominated for a BAFTA, Darren is best known for portraying the lovable Bobby Muir on B…
Edinburgh’s #1 rated comedy club and three-time Scottish Comedy Award winner brings you its pick of the Fringe for the very first time! Showcasing the very best acts from the Mon…
As seen on Live from the BBC, Live from the Comedy Store, The Russell Howard Hour and Live at the Apollo.
Tony Law identifies as a hominid.
Do you have an opinion? Because we’d love to hear it! Shivani Thussu’s debut hour is set in a focus group that goes too far.
The award-winning Fringe favourite is back with a brand-new hour of his trademark thoughtful, exciting comedy.
Acclaimed stand-up (and the UK’s foremost gilet apologist) Stuart Laws reflects on the day his life changed forever when he risked everything in a Vegas poker tournament.
This is a brand-new hour from Alfie Brown about family, friendship and inherited belief.
Nominated for Best Show at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards in 2017 and 2018, Ahir Shah returns to the Fringe with a new hour of funny and good stand-up.
He’s survived adoption, both his moms dying, mental breakdowns, addiction and getting diagnosed with borderline personality disorder.
Loulie, AKA the face that launched a thousand dicks, examines conduct (in the media, baby), mental health (other people’s, I’m fine) and perverts (that one is mainly me, actually).
Krystal Evans is a newcomer on the Scottish comedy scene and has quickly established herself as “one to watch” mostly because she steals drinks.
Scottish Comedy Award winner Donald Alexander is back with more long-limbed and surreal stand up.
Best Show Nominee, Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2016.
Stuart McPherson (as seen on BBC1) brings his hotly anticipated debut hour to the Fringe.
A completely unique, side-splittingly hilarious walk of Edinburgh’s Old Town with local comedian Daniel Downie that promises to be more hysterical than historical.
Critically acclaimed, maverick of the Fringe and victim of The Luke McQueen pilots (BBC Three) returns to perform his fifth solo show.
The planet is messed up.
Angelos is up in Edinburgh to do his stuff and to stand in front of people for about 13 days, maybe more if he can get time off at the stables.
When you get a new worst day of your life, it’s time to tell everyone about the second worst! A show about discovering the magic in your belly.
Old new act, Pat Cahill, brings another hour of his confused neo-music hall stupidity to the Fringe.
A ‘master of craze ceremony’ **** (Guardian).
Zoë has been on hiatus.
Kiri Pritchard-McLean (Have I Got News For You, The Russell Howard Hour) is working up a new show.
One of the biggest comedy stars in Denmark, Simon Talbot comes to the Fringe with some work-in-progress shows.
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