Chump's Comedy

Chump's Comedy

It’s Chump’s time! Having exploded onto the scene less than 18 months ago Chump’s has quickly gained a reputation as one of the coolest and most-exciting comedy nights in the UK. 

Janine Harouni: Does New Jokes (WIP)

Janine Harouni: Does New Jokes (WIP)

Two-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Janine Harouni returns to the Fringe to try some new jokes (and escape her responsibilities as a mother)! Over 100 million views online. 

Amy Gledhill: Make Me Look Fit on the Poster

Amy Gledhill: Make Me Look Fit on the Poster

Amy Gledhill – Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, National Comedy Award nominee and 1/3 of cult double-act The Delightful Sausage – returns with a brand-new show about self-confid… 

Catherine Bohart: Again, With Feelings

Catherine Bohart: Again, With Feelings

Catherine Bohart’s back and ready to talk about her feelings (again). 

The Alternative Comedy Memorial Society (ACMS)

The Alternative Comedy Memorial Society (ACMS)

A lush greenhouse for comedy’s finest weirdest blooms, and literal good gig, back for our thirteenth Fringe with yet more high-end foolishness, Permitted Heckles and a bountiful … 

Vittorio Angelone and Friends: Off the Cuff

Vittorio Angelone and Friends: Off the Cuff

What’s your name? Where are you from? What do you do for a living? Who’s drinking? Are you two a couple? Etc etc. 

Mountebank Comedy Walk of Edinburgh

Mountebank Comedy Walk of Edinburgh

The Mountebank Comedy Walk is Edinburgh’s hysterical, historical and completely original comedy walking tour. 

Nish Kumar: Nish, Don't Kill My Vibe (Work-in-Progress)

Nish Kumar: Nish, Don't Kill My Vibe (Work-in-Progress)

Work-in-progress show for a new tour. 

Larry Dean: Dodger

Larry Dean: Dodger

Larry’s been spending a lot of time with his granny lately. 

MC Hammersmith: The MC Stands for Middle Class

MC Hammersmith: The MC Stands for Middle Class

MC Hammersmith is the world’s leading freestyle rapper to emerge from the ghetto of middle-class West London. 

Laura Davis: Albatross

Laura Davis: Albatross

Internationally acclaimed cult-comedy favourite Laura Davis returns. 

Sarah Keyworth: My Eyes Are Up Here

Sarah Keyworth: My Eyes Are Up Here

Keyworth returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with a joyous new show about family, acceptance and a pair of big (well, not super-big) losses. 

Lauren Pattison: Big Girl Pants

Lauren Pattison: Big Girl Pants

Two-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Lauren Pattison is back with a brand-new show. 

Milo Edwards: How Revolting! Sorry to Offend

Milo Edwards: How Revolting! Sorry to Offend

Milo is sick of it all. 

Alexandra Haddow: Third Party

Alexandra Haddow: Third Party

The news has been on fire for so long now we’re probably out of petrol. 

Josh Glanc: Family Man

Josh Glanc: Family Man

Josh Glanc is back with a brand-new show. 

Eleanor Morton: Haunted House

Eleanor Morton: Haunted House

Have you ever seen a ghost? Comedian Eleanor Morton hasn’t. 

Lara Ricote: Little Tiny Wet Show (Baptism)

Lara Ricote: Little Tiny Wet Show (Baptism)

You’re born, you’re in it, you’re dead. 

Tom Cashman: Everything

Tom Cashman: Everything

You may have seen him on TikTok or as the Taskmaster’s Assistant on Taskmaster Australia, but now’s your chance to catch him live. 

Sam Lake: Esméralda

Sam Lake: Esméralda

An uplifting new show about coming out as Spanish, grief and the Ice Age movie franchise. 

Harriet Kemsley: Everything Always Works Out For Me

Harriet Kemsley: Everything Always Works Out For Me

Ridiculous things always happen to Harriet, but this year it’s out of control. 

John Luke Roberts: John-Luke-A-Palooza!

John Luke Roberts: John-Luke-A-Palooza!

John-Luke Roberts does every solo comedy show he’s ever done in a row, and then goes back to the first one and does them again until the Fringe runs out. 

Paddy Young: If I Told You I'd Have to Kiss You

Paddy Young: If I Told You I'd Have to Kiss You

A second show has hit Paddy Young. 

Glenn Moore: Work in Progress

Glenn Moore: Work in Progress

Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show nominee and one of the greatest joke writers of his generation, Glenn Moore (Live At The Apollo, Cats Does Countdown, Mock The Week, Glenn Moore’s … 

Zoë Coombs Marr: Every Single Thing in My Whole Entire Life

Zoë Coombs Marr: Every Single Thing in My Whole Entire Life

This is a tell-all, personal storytelling comedy show. 

Mat Ewins: Ewins Some You Lose Some

Mat Ewins: Ewins Some You Lose Some

The “most dangerous man in comedy” is back at the Fringe with some games and more multimedia nonsense. 

Joe Kent-Walters is Frankie Monroe: LIVE!!!

Joe Kent-Walters is Frankie Monroe: LIVE!!!

Here he is! Yorkshire’s biggest bastard. 

Sara Pascoe: I Am A Strange Gloop (WIP)

Sara Pascoe: I Am A Strange Gloop (WIP)

Apparently caterpillars completely break down into goo before they become butterflies. 

Tom Ballard: Good Point Well Made

Tom Ballard: Good Point Well Made

Best Show Nominee, Edinburgh Comedy Awards and Melbourne Comedy Festival. 

Stuart McPherson: HORSE

Stuart McPherson: HORSE

An hour of laughs and self-analysis from one of Scottish comedy’s rising Fringe stars. 

Stevie Martin: clout

Stevie Martin: clout

Stevie Martin (8 out of 10 Cats, Guessable, a Thornton’s advert) has been doing online comedy for a while (45 million views worldwide) so is returning to Fringe with a new live sho… 

Olga Koch Comes From Money

Olga Koch Comes From Money

From the maker of Succession and White Lotus, Money™ brings you yet another little white b*tch you will love to hate: Olga Koch. 

Dan Tiernan: Stomp

Dan Tiernan: Stomp

2023 Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee and ‘Mancunian wild-man’ (Guardian) returns with show two, following a totally sold-out debut last year. 

Pierre Novellie: Must We?

Pierre Novellie: Must We?

In August 2024 Pierre Novellie will take the train to Edinburgh to perform a stand-up show about life, fairness and expectations. 

Sara Barron: Anything for You

Sara Barron: Anything for You

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, Sara Barron (Would I Lie to You?; Live at the Apollo) has a new show that’s fierce, savage and other adjectives from RuPaul’s Drag Race. 

Finlay Christie: I Deserve This

Finlay Christie: I Deserve This

Money, followers, religiously forbidden relationships. 

Ignacio Lopez: Nine Ig Fails

Ignacio Lopez: Nine Ig Fails

In 2009, from his derelict flat in Wales, Ignacio scored tickets to see his favourite band, Nine Inch Nails, in LA. 

Mat Ewins: Mr TikTok

Mat Ewins: Mr TikTok

With nearly 1,000 TikTok followers (at the time of going to print), be sure to book early to catch “the king of online” as he surfs cyberspace and reveals the World Wide Web’s sill… 

System of a Clown: Nu-Metal Karaoke

System of a Clown: Nu-Metal Karaoke

After years of threats Alison Spittle is finally doing it. 

Ian Smith: Crushing

Ian Smith: Crushing

Multi award-winning comedian Ian Smith (BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz and co-host of the Northern News podcast) presents a new show about stress, love and driving a tank with your … 

Krystal Evans: The Hottest Girl at Burn Camp

Krystal Evans: The Hottest Girl at Burn Camp

Krystal’s sizzling debut hour finds the humour in escaping a house-fire, death, tragedy and mental illness, and how all this has – somewhat ironically – made her life funnier. 

Tatty Macleod: Fugue

Tatty Macleod: Fugue

Better known as, That French TikTok Lady, Tatty Macleod has gained a huge online following thanks to her hilarious and astute observations of French and British culture. 

Sarah Keyworth: Work in Progress

Sarah Keyworth: Work in Progress

Sarah Keyworth (Live at the Apollo, Mock the Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, House of Games) delivers a brand-new hour of comedy every day as they work up a new show. 

The Jam Society

The Jam Society

A wild and chaotic alternative extravaganza fresh from Amsterdam’s theatres, featuring a dazzling parade of hilariously smart, silly and sexy international variety acts. 

Josh Glanc: Collections 2023

Josh Glanc: Collections 2023

Winner: Critics Choice Award, Perth Fringe 2023. 

Ari Eldjárn: Saga Class

Ari Eldjárn: Saga Class

Iceland’s biggest comedian (and first-ever Netflix star) Ari Eldjárn returns for his eagerly awaited third show which includes Nordic observations on drumbeats, sleep, parenthood … 

It's Christmas Time

It's Christmas Time

Ho ho ho ho! Come celebrate that special time of the year with Santa (Ray Badran) and his Elf (Josh Glanc). 

Dating Crapp

Dating Crapp

Improv comedy based on your dating profile. 

Amy Matthews: I Feel Like I'm Made of Spiders

Amy Matthews: I Feel Like I'm Made of Spiders

Amy spins a sparkling web of comedy magic between the two states she finds herself caught between – stability and restlessness. 

Stuart McPherson: Love That For Me

Stuart McPherson: Love That For Me

A bit of a crazy, hazy time for Stu this year. 

Liam Withnail: Chronic Boom

Liam Withnail: Chronic Boom

Join the gifted comic storyteller with over 10million TikTok and Instagram views as he battles chronic illness and hilariously reckons with his new reality during a hospital stay. 

Mr Chonkers

Mr Chonkers

***** (Scotsman). 

King of the Table

King of the Table

Xu Xin, Ma Long, Ray Badran, Jan-Ove Waldner, Mark Silcox, Fan Zhendong. 

Kiri Pritchard-McLean: Work in Progress

Kiri Pritchard-McLean: Work in Progress

Comedian Kiri Pritchard-McLean (Live at the Apollo, Have I Got News for You) is coming to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to do a work in progress of her 2024 tour show – yep, she’… 

Sarah Keyworth: Work in Progress

Sarah Keyworth: Work in Progress

Sarah Keyworth (Live at the Apollo, Mock the Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, House of Games) delivers a brand-new hour of comedy every day as they work up a new show. 

Viggo Venn: British Comedian

Viggo Venn: British Comedian

Norwegian clown Viggo Venn has moved to London to follow his life-long dream of becoming a British Comedian. 

Mr Chonkers Presents: Piggy Time

Mr Chonkers Presents: Piggy Time

An unhinged variety show all the way from Los Angeles. 

Dungeons 'n' Bastards: An Adam Riches Gameshow

Dungeons 'n' Bastards: An Adam Riches Gameshow

Channelling Westeros with a lower-budget wardrobe, Adam Riches brings his Game of Thrones themed game show to an audience of ‘bastards’. 

Rose Matafeo: Work in Progress

Rose Matafeo: Work in Progress

Edinburgh Comedy Award winner and creator of hit sitcom Starstruck (BBC/HBO) Rose Matafeo returns with an hour of work-in-progress stand-up. 

Alex Kealy: Fear Itself (Work in Progress)

Alex Kealy: Fear Itself (Work in Progress)

The ‘almost sexily cerebral’ (**** (Daily Telegraph)) stand-up presents a work-in-progress comedy show about fear (probably), after 2022’s ‘breakneck pace. 

Mr Chonkers

Mr Chonkers

***** (Scotsman). 

Some Laugh Live

Some Laugh Live

Join the Some Laugh Podcast live at the Fringe! Award-winning comedians Marc Jennings, Stephen Buchanan and Stuart McPherson have some laugh – or at least some laughs, discussing… 

Adult Film Club

Adult Film Club

Adult Film Club is a raucous showcase of comedy short films, bizarro music videos and truly effed-up MP4s. 

Chris Cantrill: SuPeRgEnIu$ (WIP)

Chris Cantrill: SuPeRgEnIu$ (WIP)

Chris Cantrill (half of twice Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated double act, The Delightful Sausage) returns with a work-in-progress show about his rude son, upsetting pensioners on … 

Lara Ricote: A Work in Progress!!!

Lara Ricote: A Work in Progress!!!

Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Lara Ricote comes back to Edinburgh to work out her next show. 

Kiri Pritchard-McLean: Work in Progress

Kiri Pritchard-McLean: Work in Progress

Comedian Kiri Pritchard-McLean (Live at the Apollo, Have I Got News for You) is coming to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to do a work in progress of her 2024 tour show – yep, she’… 

Chris Cantrill: SuPeRgEnIu$ (WIP)

Chris Cantrill: SuPeRgEnIu$ (WIP)

Chris Cantrill (half of twice Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated double act, The Delightful Sausage) returns with a work-in-progress show about his rude son, upsetting pensioners on … 

Helen Bauer: Grand Supreme Darling Princess

Helen Bauer: Grand Supreme Darling Princess

Throwing the gauntlet down and challenging dominant narratives on women’s need to be vulnerable to be loved, Helen Bauer’s Grand Supreme Darling Princess is an incredibly empow… 

Enjoy an Album Live with Liam Withnail and Christopher Macarthur-Boyd

Enjoy an Album Live with Liam Withnail and Christopher Macarthur-Boyd

The podcast where two comedians listen to the best (and worst) albums of all time. 

The Paddock

The Paddock

It’s rapid-fire-alternative-mixed-bill night The Paddock! An assault on the senses with a colourful, eclectic showcase of some of the most innovative comedians at this year’s fes… 

Spencer Jones: Making Friends

Spencer Jones: Making Friends

The double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee returns with a brand new show about moving to a new area, people he has met and losing his mind. 

Eleanor Morton: Work in Progress

Eleanor Morton: Work in Progress

Stand-up Eleanor Morton presents new ideas as she works towards her next show. 

Dan Tiernan: Going Under

Dan Tiernan: Going Under

He’s 27, gay and riddled with dyspraxia. 

RODEO!

RODEO!

HOWDY! After a year of sell-out London shows the lawless late-night mixed-bill comedy show celebrates with a four-night Fringe run, featuring Paddy Young and a motley crew of outla… 

Stephen Buchanan: Charicature

Stephen Buchanan: Charicature

Award-winning comedian Stephen Buchanan (BBC New Comedy Award and Scottish Comedian of the Year) returns to the Fringe with his unique blend of stand-up, sketch and character comed… 

RODEO!

RODEO!

This is RODEO! After a year of sell-out London shows the lawless late-night mixed-bill comedy show celebrates with a four-night Fringe run, featuring Paddy Young and a motley crew … 

Nish Kumar: Them Changes (Work in Progress)

Nish Kumar: Them Changes (Work in Progress)

‘I catch a paper boy, but things don’t really change’ (David Bowie). 

Olga Koch: Prawn Cocktail

Olga Koch: Prawn Cocktail

Olga Koch turned 30, got a master’s degree, went on an adult gap year, got salmonella, lost herself, found herself and washed it all down with a delicious prawn cocktail. 

Josh Glanc: Collections 2023

Josh Glanc: Collections 2023

Winner: Critics Choice Award, Perth Fringe 2023. 

David Baddiel – Trolls: Not the Dolls (WIP)

David Baddiel – Trolls: Not the Dolls (WIP)

David Baddiel presents work-in-progress revivals of his smash-hit stand-up trilogy of ‘Not the. 

Soup Group: Art Show!

Soup Group: Art Show!

Prepare for a sidesplitting and heartwarming comedic adventure in the must-see Soup Group: Art Show!; an exceptional masterpiece. 

Josh Pugh: Existin' La Vida Loca (Work In Progress)

Josh Pugh: Existin' La Vida Loca (Work In Progress)

Brand-new stand-up show from Edinburgh Award-nominated viral sensation Josh Pugh. 

Dating Crapp

Dating Crapp

Improv comedy based on your dating profile. 

Larry Dean: Work in Progress

Larry Dean: Work in Progress

Three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee tries some new jokes. 

Top of the Kochs: Karaoke with Olga Koch

Top of the Kochs: Karaoke with Olga Koch

Come have the best night of your life singing karaoke and running into your ex at Monkey Barrel. Hosted by Fringe’s karaoke queen/alleged mezzo-soprano Olga Koch. 

The Alternative Comedy Memorial Society (ACMS)

The Alternative Comedy Memorial Society (ACMS)

A crucible in which we will forge comedy’s golden future and literal good gig, back for our 12th Fringe with yet more high-end foolishness, Permitted Heckles and a ludicrous, bount… 

Julia Masli: ha ha ha ha ha ha ha

Julia Masli: ha ha ha ha ha ha ha

The blurb is: hahahahahahahahahaha hahahahahahaha hihihi hahahahahahahaha hoho hahahhahahaha hehe hahahahahahahahahaha. 

Paul F Taylor: Head in the Clouds

Paul F Taylor: Head in the Clouds

Wonderfully absurd stand-up from a fool’s thinking man. 

Jamali Maddix: Work in Progress

Jamali Maddix: Work in Progress

Jamali Maddix is working up a brand-new hour. 

Christopher Macarthur-Boyd: Scary Times

Christopher Macarthur-Boyd: Scary Times

A new hour of stand-up by the wee guy with the glasses from Glasgow. 

David Baddiel – Fame: Not the Musical (WIP)

David Baddiel – Fame: Not the Musical (WIP)

David Baddiel presents work-in-progress revivals of his smash-hit stand-up trilogy of ‘Not the. 

Larry Dean: Work in Progress

Larry Dean: Work in Progress

Three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee tries some new jokes. 

Mountebank Comedy Walk of Edinburgh

Mountebank Comedy Walk of Edinburgh

The Mountebank Comedy Walk is the hysterical, historical and completely original walking tour of Edinburgh led by professional local award-winning comedian Daniel Downie. 

The Big Show: Monkey Barrel Comedy's Fringe Showcase 2023!

The Big Show: Monkey Barrel Comedy's Fringe Showcase 2023!

Scotland’s Best Comedy Venue (Chortle Awards 2023) welcomes back its Fringe showcase for 2023! A new line-up every night presenting the very best acts from the Monkey Barrel Comedy… 

Adam Rowe: What’s Wrong With Me?

Adam Rowe: What’s Wrong With Me?

Host of the global smash-hit podcast Have A Word, star of Live at the Apollo and Dave’s Best Joke of the Fringe winner is back with a brand-new hour of stand-up. 

Glenn Moore: Work in Progress

Glenn Moore: Work in Progress

‘The best showcase of pure joke-writing skill on the Fringe’ (Guardian). 

Laura Davis: Well Don't Just Stand There Dancing

Laura Davis: Well Don't Just Stand There Dancing

With the brash vocals of an Australian zookeeper addressing an unruly tour group, Davis commands the room, immediately taking charge with her distinct brand of offbeat comedy. 

Sofie Hagen: Banglord

Sofie Hagen: Banglord

U up? ;) xx 

Luisa Omielan: Bitter

Luisa Omielan: Bitter

Luisa Omielan created her own genre of comedy and her work has had a massive influence on the comedy landscape in the UK. 

An Evening with Christopher Bliss

An Evening with Christopher Bliss

Join Shropshire’s worst novelist for an evening of dipping, chipping and sipping as he dips into his oeuvre of two-page novels, chips away at life’s big questions and sips hot … 

Ahir Shah: Ends

Ahir Shah: Ends

Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Ahir Shah returns to the Fringe with ENDS: a show about family, immigration, marriage, history, politics, and beans. 

Stuart Goldsmith: Spoilers

Stuart Goldsmith: Spoilers

Stuart is terrified of the climate crisis, but no-one he knows ever mentions it, so it must be fine. 

Stephen Buchanan: Charicature

Stephen Buchanan: Charicature

Award-winning comedian Stephen Buchanan (BBC New Comedy Award and Scottish Comedian of the Year) returns to the Fringe with his unique blend of stand-up, sketch and character comed… 

John Kearns: The Varnishing Days

John Kearns: The Varnishing Days

Attending John Kearns' show, The Varnishing Days, was an absolute treat that demands to be seen! Right from his entrance, he had us hooked with his distinctive and uproarious p… 

Steve Bugeja: Self Doubt (I think)

Steve Bugeja: Self Doubt (I think)

The creator and star of ITV2’s hit sitcom, Buffering, returns to the Fringe following five critically acclaimed shows. 

Tatty Macleod: Fugue

Tatty Macleod: Fugue

Better known as, That French TikTok Lady, Tatty Macleod has gained a huge online following thanks to her hilarious and astute observations of French and British culture. 

Marc Jennings: Away From Here

Marc Jennings: Away From Here

Following a sold-out Edinburgh Festival Fringe run in 2022, Scottish Comedian of the Year winner and Some Laugh podcast host Marc Jennings returns with his most personal show to da… 

Liam Withnail: Chronic Boom

Liam Withnail: Chronic Boom

Join the gifted comic storyteller with over 10million TikTok and Instagram views as he battles chronic illness and hilariously reckons with his new reality during a hospital stay. 

Tarot: Work in Progress

Tarot: Work in Progress

The best show of 2019 according to Chortle. 

Pierre Novellie: Why Are You Laughing?

Pierre Novellie: Why Are You Laughing?

Tired of explaining his nationality to a crowd, Pierre Novellie has filled his new hour Why Are You Laughing? with a discussion on topics as distinct and unconnected as British dri… 

Sam Lake: Aspiring DILF

Sam Lake: Aspiring DILF

Sam Lake wants to be a Daddy. 

Stephen Buchanan: Charicature

Stephen Buchanan: Charicature

Award-winning comedian Stephen Buchanan (BBC New Comedy Award and Scottish Comedian of the Year) returns to the Fringe with his unique blend of stand-up, sketch and character comed… 

Catherine Bohart: Work in Progress

Catherine Bohart: Work in Progress

The giddy inner workings of a comedy show in its beginnings. 

Sikisa: Hear Me Out

Sikisa: Hear Me Out

Sikisa’s Hear Me Out is a wonderful hour of stand-up that raises the roof with material that leaves you with a smile on your face and a spring in your step. 

MC Hammersmith: Straight Outta Brompton

MC Hammersmith: Straight Outta Brompton

MC Hammersmith is the world’s leading freestyle rapper to emerge from the ghetto of middle-class west London. 

Andrew O'Neill – Geburah

Andrew O'Neill – Geburah

Nonbinary whirlwind returns to the Fringe. 

Josh Pugh: Existin' La Vida Loca (Work In Progress)

Josh Pugh: Existin' La Vida Loca (Work In Progress)

Brand-new stand-up show from Edinburgh Award-nominated viral sensation Josh Pugh. 

Priya Hall: Grandmother’s Daughter

Priya Hall: Grandmother’s Daughter

There is just something so wholesome about Priya Hall’s Grandmother’s Daughter. 

John Hastings: The Times They Are A John Hastings

John Hastings: The Times They Are A John Hastings

Ole John Hastings here, God’s favourite comedian, Fringe regular and public urinator (by circumstance and never choice) has returned with a maximum nonsense and mega-lols show. 

Stuart McPherson: Love That For Me

Stuart McPherson: Love That For Me

A bit of a crazy, hazy time for Stu this year. 

Mat Ewins: Mr TikTok

Mat Ewins: Mr TikTok

Prepare to be blown away by an evening of non-stop laughter as Mat Ewins takes the stage in his sensational show, Mr TikTok. 

Olga Koch: Prawn Cocktail

Olga Koch: Prawn Cocktail

Every time I leave one of Olga Koch’s shows, my notes are filled with snippets of advice or wisdom that she imparts in the guise of a comedy hour. 

Vittorio Angelone: Who Do You Think You Are? I Am!

Vittorio Angelone: Who Do You Think You Are? I Am!

The guy is back in Vittorio Angelone’s Who Am I? I Am!; an in depth exploration of self-identity and perception, whilst being cautiously celebratory in its ownership. 

Tom Ballard: It is I

Tom Ballard: It is I

Tom Ballard’s It Is I is a bubbly and smugly riotous hour full of puns and political commentary. 

Dan Tiernan: Going Under

Dan Tiernan: Going Under

Watching Dan Tiernan’s Going Under taught me the distinct difference when reviewing comedy between using language like ‘laugh out loud’ or ‘hysterical’ and laughing so mu… 

Microscope: Live

Microscope: Live

Join Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Mat Ewins (Harry Hill’s Clubnite, Live from the BBC) and double Edinburgh Comedy Award winner John Kearns (8 Out of 10 Cats, Guessable) as the… 

Chris Thorburn's Monday Mash-Up Meltdown

Chris Thorburn's Monday Mash-Up Meltdown

An hour of ill-advised mash-ups and remixes. 

110% John Kearns and Pat Cahill

110% John Kearns and Pat Cahill

Double Edinburgh Comedy Award winner John Kearns and critically acclaimed nonsense merchant Pat Cahill present their messy, loving, self-flagellant Off-Broadway show. 

Amy Gledhill: The Girl Before The Girl You Marry

Amy Gledhill: The Girl Before The Girl You Marry

Intranet sensation Amy Gledhill (1/3 of cult double act The Delightful Sausage) makes her Fringe debut with a show about resilience and dancing. 

Aurie Styla and Friends

Aurie Styla and Friends

ComedyMania UK, in association with Monkey Barrel Comedy presents Aurie Styla and Friends. 

Ian Smith: Talking and Shouting

Ian Smith: Talking and Shouting

Multi award-winning comedian and critically acclaimed loud Northerner Ian Smith (as heard on BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz and The Now Show – and seen on Comedy Central Live) retur… 

Sam Campbell: Comedy Show

Sam Campbell: Comedy Show

Warning: I want to be worldwide performer. I hope you do not mind but this show will pretty much just involve me going up there and being nice with it.  

Angelos Epithemiou: Can I Just Show You What I've Got?

Angelos Epithemiou: Can I Just Show You What I've Got?

Angelos is here standing in front of people for about seven days, maybe more if he can get time off at the stables. 

Gigless Live

Gigless Live

Lockdown phenomenon Gigless goes live! New material from your favourite comedians, as always, presided over by Catherine Bohart, Helen Bauer and Andrew White. 

Catherine Bohart: This Isn't For You

Catherine Bohart: This Isn't For You

Catherine Bohart loves control, hates change and is a serial planner. 

The Big Show: Monkey Barrel Comedy's Fringe Showcase 2022!

The Big Show: Monkey Barrel Comedy's Fringe Showcase 2022!

Edinburgh’s best-rated, award-winning comedy club welcomes back last year’s sold-out Fringe showcase for 2022! A new line-up every night showcasing the very best acts from the Monk… 

Mountebank Comedy Walk of Edinburgh

Mountebank Comedy Walk of Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s hysterical, historical, and completely original comedy walking tour will take you through the cobbled streets of Edinburgh’s Old Town with comic inspiration coming from… 

The LOL Word

The LOL Word

Love queer comedy? Bored of cis male comedians? Don’t worry, the queer women, trans and non-binary stand-up sensation is back with another epically gay show featuring incredible LG… 

Catherine Bohart: This Isn't For You

Catherine Bohart: This Isn't For You

Despite what Catherine Bohart tells us in This Isn’t For You, she is more emotionally articulate than she gives herself credit for. 

Larry Dean: Fudnut

Larry Dean: Fudnut

Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and star of Live at the Apollo returns with a brand new hour of ‘confessional storytelling at its funniest’ ***** (Herald). 

Josie Long: Re-Enchantment

Josie Long: Re-Enchantment

‘After defeat, re-enchantment is necessary’, said Lola Olufemi. 

Sofie Hagen: Fat Jokes

Sofie Hagen: Fat Jokes

From dealing with video testimonies of love from superfans to the vilest of far-right vitriol that can be spat in 280 characters and all whilst dealing with the life of a comedian,… 

Lou Sanders: One Word: Wow

Lou Sanders: One Word: Wow

If it isn’t your old internet friend, Dr Giggles. 

Stuart Goldsmith: A Shared Illusion (WIP)

Stuart Goldsmith: A Shared Illusion (WIP)

A new work in progress from the host of The Comedian’s Comedian podcast. 

Sunil Patel: Faster Horses

Sunil Patel: Faster Horses

‘If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses’ (Henry Ford). 

Jessica Fostekew: Wench

Jessica Fostekew: Wench

A new show about private things, public things and trying to wrap your big sexy arms around time to keep it still. 

Norris and Parker: Sirens

Norris and Parker: Sirens

Let Piscean comedy duo Norris and Parker lure you into their fever dream for a surreal hour of wild, nautical madness. 

Lauren Pattison: It Is What It Is

Lauren Pattison: It Is What It Is

Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee Lauren is back with a brand-new show. 

Zach Zucker: Spectacular Industry Showcase

Zach Zucker: Spectacular Industry Showcase

Winner: Comedian’s Comedian Award, Chortle Awards (2020). 

Jack Barry: Don't Happy Be Worry

Jack Barry: Don't Happy Be Worry

Hot piece of ass Barry rises from the ashes of the pandemic to heal your soul like a hearty dose of medicinal magic mushrooms. 

Tom Ward: Anthem

Tom Ward: Anthem

It’s a loud and rowdy Saturday night at Monkey Barrel. 

Kiri Pritchard-McLean: Home Truths

Kiri Pritchard-McLean: Home Truths

Kiri Pritchard-McLean is back and a lot has happened over the last few years. 

Jordan Brookes: This Is Just What Happens

Jordan Brookes: This Is Just What Happens

What do you do when the end of the world finally comes and you realise it’s going to happen slowly and boringly? No sudden meteor strike. 

Tony Law: A Now Begin in Again

Tony Law: A Now Begin in Again

Neanderthal Canadian Trinidadian Norn Iron loon Law brings his half-baked thoughts on the last couple of years and a little time travel to boot. 

The Delightful Sausage: Nowt but Sea

The Delightful Sausage: Nowt but Sea

The biggest-titted Edinburgh Best Show nominees return in their darkest-ever adventure. 

Alfie Brown: Sensitive Man

Alfie Brown: Sensitive Man

Does emotion help us make moral judgments? Alfie will address this question using jokes. 

Pierre Novellie: Why Can't I Just Enjoy Things?

Pierre Novellie: Why Can't I Just Enjoy Things?

Before the plague and WW3 I was a chortling, apple-cheeked blacksmith and now I am a scowling wretch in a tattered cloak. 

Olga Koch: Just Friends

Olga Koch: Just Friends

Olga Koch is winning at life and she wants us to know it. 

Garrett Millerick: Just Trying to Help

Garrett Millerick: Just Trying to Help

The world’s angriest optimist returns for another bash at sorting out life’s complications. 

John-Luke Roberts: A World Just Like Our Own, But...

John-Luke Roberts: A World Just Like Our Own, But...

There’s a world just like our own, but there isn’t a word for sand. 

Alexander Bennett: Lithe in Edinburgh (WIP)

Alexander Bennett: Lithe in Edinburgh (WIP)

People of Edinburgh, I have dearly missed you. 

Soup Group

Soup Group

Two chefs are making a soup. 

Monkey Barrel Comedy presents The Chuck Wagon Chuckle with Dusty Rambusky featuring Project X

Monkey Barrel Comedy presents The Chuck Wagon Chuckle with Dusty Rambusky featuring Project X

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… 

Sam Campbell: Companion

Sam Campbell: Companion

Listen here. 

Alex Kealy: Monopoly (Work in Progress)

Alex Kealy: Monopoly (Work in Progress)

‘Rising star of the British stand-up scene’ (List). 

Garrett Millerick: Sports (WIP)

Garrett Millerick: Sports (WIP)

The world’s angriest optimist returns for another bash at sorting out life’s inexplicable complications. 

Hannah Platt and Erika Ehler: Work In Progress

Hannah Platt and Erika Ehler: Work In Progress

Hannah and Erika are two of the most exciting rising stars on the comedy scene. 

Stuart Laws: Putting Zoo

Stuart Laws: Putting Zoo

Stuart is an observational comedian who doesn’t fully understand what he’s observed. 

Stephen Buchanan and Liam Withnail (WIP)

Stephen Buchanan and Liam Withnail (WIP)

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… 

This Is Your Trial

This Is Your Trial

Looking for justice? ‘Cos we’ve plenty of it. 

Christian Brighty: Playboy (WIP)

Christian Brighty: Playboy (WIP)

Emperor clown Christian Brighty presents an absurd love letter to play, romance and stupidity. 

George Fox and Chris Thorburn: Work In Progress

George Fox and Chris Thorburn: Work In Progress

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… 

Amy Matthews and Krystal Evans (WIP)

Amy Matthews and Krystal Evans (WIP)

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… 

Julia Masli: CHOOSH! (WIP)

Julia Masli: CHOOSH! (WIP)

A 45-minute experiment in silliness depths. 

Ian Smith: Work in Progress

Ian Smith: Work in Progress

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… 

Luke Rollason: Bowerbird (WIP)

Luke Rollason: Bowerbird (WIP)

A ‘gut-bustingly funny’ (**** (List)) thing in a turtleneck gives you a makeover for the interior design of your mind. 

Alfie Brown: Sensitive Man (WIP)

Alfie Brown: Sensitive Man (WIP)

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. 

Liam Withnail and Marc Jennings (WIP)

Liam Withnail and Marc Jennings (WIP)

Two award-winning comedians premier their latest routines after a year inside. 

Bobby Mair: Cockroach (WIP)

Bobby Mair: Cockroach (WIP)

Cockroach is an hour of dark, gut-wrenching stand-up from one of the best comedians in the country. 

Harriet Kemsley: Secrets (WIP)

Harriet Kemsley: Secrets (WIP)

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. 

Pierre Novellie: The South African Variant (WIP)

Pierre Novellie: The South African Variant (WIP)

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. 

Garrett Millerick: Sports (WIP)

Garrett Millerick: Sports (WIP)

The world’s angriest optimist returns for another bash at sorting out life’s inexplicable complications. 

The Big Show from Monkey Barrel Comedy

The Big Show from Monkey Barrel Comedy

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… 

Jamali Maddix: Strip Club Einstein

Jamali Maddix: Strip Club Einstein

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… 

Sam Campbell: Companion

Sam Campbell: Companion

If you want to make the finest wine, use the sweetest grape on the vine. 

Alfie Brown: Love

Alfie Brown: Love

A brand new hour of jokes from Alfie Brown; the country’s best non-famous comedian. 

Micky Overman: Bread Week

Micky Overman: Bread Week

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… 

Ed Night: Faded

Ed Night: Faded

The kid’s back with another hour of lo-fi stand-up comedy to chill or study to. 

Elf Lyons: Raven

Elf Lyons: Raven

Comedy It-girl Elf floats to Fringe with a horrifying comedy show inspired by Stephen King. 

Richard Brown: Horror Show

Richard Brown: Horror Show

Horror in all it’s forms from the brilliant, brutal mind of one of Scotland’s most talented comics. 

Jamali Maddix: Work in Progress

Jamali Maddix: Work in Progress

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. 

The Delightful Sausage: Ginster's Paradise

The Delightful Sausage: Ginster's Paradise

Yorkshire’s finest meat-themed double act is back, in an all-new sketch comedy nightmare. 

Luisa Omielan: Work in Progress

Luisa Omielan: Work in Progress

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. 

Olga Koch: If/Then

Olga Koch: If/Then

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 … 

Christopher Bliss: The Man Who Turns Wives Into Widows

Christopher Bliss: The Man Who Turns Wives Into Widows

Rob Carter’s cult hit creation is back with a glossy revamp of his 2016 debut show. 

Lauren Pattison : Peachy

Lauren Pattison : Peachy

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: Work in Progress

Dan Clark: Work in Progress

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… 

Alison Thea-Skot: Thea-Skot Through the Heart and You're to Blame

Alison Thea-Skot: Thea-Skot Through the Heart and You're to Blame

‘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. 

The Hoovering Podcast Live with Jessica Fostekew

The Hoovering Podcast Live with Jessica Fostekew

The podcast all about eating: live. 

Beth Vyse as Olive Hands: WIP The Hands Have It!

Beth Vyse as Olive Hands: WIP The Hands Have It!

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. 

Joe Zimmerman: Infinite Knowledge

Joe Zimmerman: Infinite Knowledge

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 Essentially: The Book Tour

Karl Theobald Essentially: The Book Tour

Karl Theobald (Hang Ups, Plebs, GameFace, Green Wing) is back in his element, making his long-awaited return to the live comedy arena. 

Pope’s Addiction Clinic

Pope’s Addiction Clinic

‘From fearless and funny to heart-stoppingly raw’ (Evening Standard). 

Soup Group!

Soup Group!

Two chefs are meant to be making a soup. 

Ed Gamble: Work in Progress

Ed Gamble: Work in Progress

Hi guys, Ed here. 

110% John Kearns and Pat Cahill

110% John Kearns and Pat Cahill

I, John Kearns, and I, Pat Cahill, join hands to present our messy, loving, self-flagellant off-Broadway show, 110%. 

Project X – Alternative Comedy Collective

Project X – Alternative Comedy Collective

Join Project X in welcoming the weird, wacky and the downright hilarious to the stage. 

Terry Alderton: Bingo Bango

Terry Alderton: Bingo Bango

‘The comedy thrill of a lifetime’ ***** (Scotsman). 

Alternative Comedy Memorial Society (ACMS)

Alternative Comedy Memorial Society (ACMS)

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… 

The Big Show: Fringe Showcase!

The Big Show: Fringe Showcase!

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… 

Darren Connell: Abandon All Hope

Darren Connell: Abandon All Hope

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… 

Stuart Goldsmith: Primer (WIP)

Stuart Goldsmith: Primer (WIP)

Not a show, but the undercoat, base coat or petticoat of what may one day be a show. 

Candy Gigi Presents – Friday Night Sinner!

Candy Gigi Presents – Friday Night Sinner!

Friday Night Sinner! is a one-woman, horror-comedy musical about a Jewish, sexually repressed, newly married maniac (stick to what you know). 

John Kearns: Double Take and Fade Away

John Kearns: Double Take and Fade Away

Double Edinburgh Comedy Award winner presents his fourth show. 

Colt Cabana and John Hastings Do Comedy and Commentary to Bad Wrestling Matches

Colt Cabana and John Hastings Do Comedy and Commentary to Bad Wrestling Matches

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. 

Lucy Pearman: Baggage

Lucy Pearman: Baggage

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… 

The Spencer Jones 50 Minute Disco Experiment

The Spencer Jones 50 Minute Disco Experiment

Spencer bought a new looper, but he can’t beatbox. 

Luke Rollason's Infinite Content

Luke Rollason's Infinite Content

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. 

Demi Lardner and Tom Walker: We Musn't

Demi Lardner and Tom Walker: We Musn't

Tom Walker and Demi Lardner are young twin brothers left alone at home. 

Amy Matthews: The Life Aquatic with Amy Matthews

Amy Matthews: The Life Aquatic with Amy Matthews

Amy Matthews blends observational routines with offbeat whimsy, resigning to the absurdity of modern life. 

Rob Kemp – Moonraker 2: Moonrakerer

Rob Kemp – Moonraker 2: Moonrakerer

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. 

Tania Edwards: Don't Mention It

Tania Edwards: Don't Mention It

Amused Moose Best Fringe Show 2018 winner. 

Ari Eldjárn: Eagle Fire Iron

Ari Eldjárn: Eagle Fire Iron

As seen on Mock the Week. 

Ben Verth: Sh*tegeist

Ben Verth: Sh*tegeist

Ben is milleni-ill. 

Susan Riddell: Duvet Day

Susan Riddell: Duvet Day

‘A Scottish talent on the rise’ (Scotsman). 

Lou Sanders: Say Hello to Your New Step-Mummy

Lou Sanders: Say Hello to Your New Step-Mummy

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). 

Luke McQueen: Bad

Luke McQueen: Bad

Critically acclaimed, maverick of the Fringe and victim of The Luke McQueen pilots (BBC Three) returns to perform his fifth solo show. 

Mountebank Comedy Walk of Edinburgh

Mountebank Comedy Walk of Edinburgh

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. 

Stuart McPherson: Mr. November

Stuart McPherson: Mr. November

Stuart McPherson (as seen on BBC1) brings his hotly anticipated debut hour to the Fringe. 

Tom Ballard: Enough

Tom Ballard: Enough

Best Show Nominee, Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2016. 

Donald Alexander: The Great

Donald Alexander: The Great

Scottish Comedy Award winner Donald Alexander is back with more long-limbed and surreal stand up. 

Krystal Evans: Fishnets

Krystal Evans: Fishnets

Krystal Evans is a newcomer on the Scottish comedy scene and has quickly established herself as “one to watch” mostly because she steals drinks. 

Fern Brady: Power and Chaos

Fern Brady: Power and Chaos

As seen on Live from the BBC, Live from the Comedy Store, The Russell Howard Hour and Live at the Apollo. 

Bobby Mair: Cockroach

Bobby Mair: Cockroach

He’s survived adoption, both his moms dying, mental breakdowns, addiction and getting diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. 

Ahir Shah: Dots

Ahir Shah: Dots

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. 

Alfie Brown: Imagination

Alfie Brown: Imagination

This is a brand-new hour from Alfie Brown about family, friendship and inherited belief. 

John Hastings: 10 John Hastings I Hate About You

John Hastings: 10 John Hastings I Hate About You

John Hastings is back at the Fringe and has moved out of his regular haunt, the Pleasance Courtyard, to a more homely Monkey Barrel. 

Stuart Laws Is All In

Stuart Laws Is All In

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. 

Jen Brister – Under Privilege

Jen Brister – Under Privilege

Brister presents an hour’s whistle stop tour on the nature of privilege, and how we can stop it creating ‘total bell ends’. 

Liam Withnail: Homecoming

Liam Withnail: Homecoming

The award-winning Fringe favourite is back with a brand-new hour of his trademark thoughtful, exciting comedy. 

Shivani Thussu: Prefer Not to Say

Shivani Thussu: Prefer Not to Say

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. 

Tony Law: Identifies

Tony Law: Identifies

Tony Law identifies as a hominid. 

Josh Glanc: Glance You for Having Me

Josh Glanc: Glance You for Having Me

A ‘master of craze ceremony’ **** (Guardian). 

Pat Cahill: Uncle Len Needs a New Part for His Hoover

Pat Cahill: Uncle Len Needs a New Part for His Hoover

Old new act, Pat Cahill, brings another hour of his confused neo-music hall stupidity to the Fringe. 

Rosco McClelland – Magic Belly

Rosco McClelland – Magic Belly

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. 

Angelos Epithemiou: Can I Just Show You What I've Got?

Angelos Epithemiou: Can I Just Show You What I've Got?

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. 

Phil Nichol: Too Much

Phil Nichol: Too Much

The planet is messed up. 

Jessica Fostekew: Hench

Jessica Fostekew: Hench

Hench is an engaging exploration of female strength in its many forms. 

Zoë Coombs Marr: Bossy Bottom

Zoë Coombs Marr: Bossy Bottom

Zoë has been on hiatus. 

Kiri Pritchard-Mclean: Work in Progress

Kiri Pritchard-Mclean: Work in Progress

Kiri Pritchard-McLean (Have I Got News For You, The Russell Howard Hour) is working up a new show. 

Tiff Stevenson: Mother

Tiff Stevenson: Mother

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… 

Simon Talbot: Work in Progress

Simon Talbot: Work in Progress

One of the biggest comedy stars in Denmark, Simon Talbot comes to the Fringe with some work-in-progress shows.