Richard Brown: If You Wait by the River Long Enough, the Bodies of Your Enemies Will Float By

Richard Brown: If You Wait by the River Long Enough, the Bodies of Your Enemies Will Float By

Award-winning Scottish comedian and writer Richard Brown is known for his thoughtful, intelligent and dark alternative comedy. 

Tez Ilyas: Before Eight

Tez Ilyas: Before Eight

One of the most celebrated stars in British comedy, Tez Ilyas (Live At the Apollo, Mock The Week, Comedy Central, Comic Relief) and Sunday Times best-selling author (Secret Diary o… 

Chris Forbes: Collywobble

Chris Forbes: Collywobble

Star of hit BBC shows such as Scot Squad, The Farm and The Other Murray Brother, Chris Forbes returns to the fringe to deliver another hour of feel-good comedy. 

Sikisa... Needs You (WIP)

Sikisa... Needs You (WIP)

Sikisa brings her new work in progress show to the Fringe, exploring the things we do to escape. 

Joz Norris: You Wait. Time Passes. (Work-in-Progress)

Joz Norris: You Wait. Time Passes. (Work-in-Progress)

Comedians’ Choice Award-winner Joz Norris has completed his life’s work, and he’s finally ready to unveil it to the world. 

Desiree Burch: The Golden Wrath (WIP)

Desiree Burch: The Golden Wrath (WIP)

At some point in every woman’s life, she realises she’s madder than all hell. 

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

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

Scotland’s Best Comedy Venue, Chortle Awards 2023 and 2024, welcomes back its Fringe showcase for 2024! A new line-up every night presenting the very best acts from the Monkey Barr… 

Rachel Fairburn: Side Eye

Rachel Fairburn: Side Eye

Rachel Fairburn is back with seven deadly characters. 

Tony Law: The Law Also Rises

Tony Law: The Law Also Rises

Multi award-winning super loon Tony Law returns to Edinburgh with a new show of nonsense and absurdity. 

Eric Rushton: Real One

Eric Rushton: Real One

Channel 4 Sean Lock Award winner Eric Rushton is a comedian with a chequered past. 

Rosco McClelland: Sudden Death

Rosco McClelland: Sudden Death

Step into the wild world of McClelland’s Sudden Death, where old friendships collide with the unexpected in a comedic whirlwind set in the heart of Scotland. 

Tiff Stevenson: Husband Material

Tiff Stevenson: Husband Material

Tiff tells you why she’d make a good husband. 

Marjolein Robertson: O

Marjolein Robertson: O

There will be blood. 

Mark Nelson: Getting Better Man

Mark Nelson: Getting Better Man

Multi award-winning comedian Mark Nelson returns with a new show exploring whether it’s really possible to become a new and improved person. 

Alex Kealy: The Fear

Alex Kealy: The Fear

The ‘almost sexily cerebral’ (**** (Daily Telegraph)) stand-up presents a show about fear, after 2022’s ‘breakneck pace… wonderful new hour’ (**** (List)). 

Ed Night: The Plunge

Ed Night: The Plunge

The spectre returns to the feast for a fresh new hour of wailing and moaning. 

Yuriko Kotani: The Meanings of Life

Yuriko Kotani: The Meanings of Life

Join BBC New Comedy Award winner, UK-based Japanese comedian Yuriko Kotani. 

Stuart Laws Has to Be Joking?

Stuart Laws Has to Be Joking?

Last year Stuart started telling the truth on stage and was diagnosed autistic: he got the best reviews he’s ever got and his show was a must-see. 

Erika Ehler: I Got Some Dope Ass Memories With People That I'll Never F*ck With Again

Erika Ehler: I Got Some Dope Ass Memories With People That I'll Never F*ck With Again

Erika Ehler navigates the disturbing reality of what it’s like to be young, hot and yet so alone; platonic relationships and the bittersweet transition of hangouts becoming reuni… 

Michael Odewale: Of Mike and Men

Michael Odewale: Of Mike and Men

BAFTA award winner, star of Live at the Apollo and Dave Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Michael Odewale returns to the Fringe. 

Tarot: Work in Progress

Tarot: Work in Progress

The best show of 2019 according to Chortle. 

Pearman then Palamides (WIP)

Pearman then Palamides (WIP)

Natalie Palamides and Lucy Pearman are two very normal girls who will share an hour. 

Harriet Dyer: Mother

Harriet Dyer: Mother

Keeping stand-up weird since 2013, Harriet Dyer is everything I love about the Fringe. 

Zach Zimmerman: Purple Smiling Face with Horns Emoji (WIP)

Zach Zimmerman: Purple Smiling Face with Horns Emoji (WIP)

Brooklyn-based comedian Zach Zimmerman (The Late Late Show, The New Yorker) returns to the Fringe for one week only with an hour full of whip-smart gags, jokes and plenty of naught… 

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. 

Soup Group: Art Show!

Soup Group: Art Show!

Visual jokes and creative messing about from this absurd double act. 

Helen Duff: Lullabies

Helen Duff: Lullabies

It’s Duff’s first show post-baby and. 

Sunil Patel: WIP

Sunil Patel: WIP

Patel. 

Open Comedy

Open Comedy

Open Comedy: The Chortle Award-winning open mic from the Edinburgh comedy circuit comes to Monkey Barrel Comedy for one night, and one night only! A compilation of some of the show… 

Tiff Stevenson: WIP

Tiff Stevenson: WIP

Tiff Stevenson: WIP. 

Dane Baptiste: Bapsquire

Dane Baptiste: Bapsquire

Most of us are supposed to mellow with age and Dane shouldn’t be the angry black man the media portrays him to be at times. 

Yuriko Kotani: This Is My Work

Yuriko Kotani: This Is My Work

BBC New Comedy Award winner, UK-based Japanese comedian. 

Larry Dean: Work in Progress

Larry Dean: Work in Progress

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

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… 

Larry Dean: Work in Progress

Larry Dean: Work in Progress

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

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… 

Chris Forbes: Court Jester

Chris Forbes: Court Jester

The Hive is not the most pleasant venue to endure during a Fringe show. 

Adam Flood: Remoulded

Adam Flood: Remoulded

Ay up ducks, it’s me (fella doing the show). 

Krystal Evans: The Hottest Girl at Burn Camp

Krystal Evans: The Hottest Girl at Burn Camp

The Hottest Girl at Burn Camp is a mom-centred stand-up set that unpacks the trauma of being raised by a bi-polar parent with a balance of darkness and sharp humour. 

Ed Gamble: Work in Progress

Ed Gamble: Work in Progress

Co-host of Off Menu, Taskmaster champion and as seen on his stand-up special Blood Sugar (Amazon Prime), join the ‘consistently eye-wateringly hilarious’ (i Newspaper) Ed Gamble fo… 

Alison Spittle: Soup

Alison Spittle: Soup

Soup is a stand up hour kicking off with tales of a ‘Soup Sharing’ WhatsApp group and its tyrannical leader. 

Biswa Kalyan Rath: Live

Biswa Kalyan Rath: Live

One of the most established comedians in India, Biswa brings his trademark observational comedy to the Edinburgh Fringe for the very first time. 

Johnny White Really-Really: Catland

Johnny White Really-Really: Catland

Once upon a time I was the best blurb writer in the business – really, I was a wonder! But as time weighed down on me and all my afternoons began to expand and contract, I starte… 

Rosco McClelland: Bring Out Your Dead

Rosco McClelland: Bring Out Your Dead

Glaswegian comedian and popular Twitch streamer Rosco McClelland enters clad in a denim biker vest and a spider’s web tattoo coning one elbow. 

Stuart Laws? Is That Guy Still Going?

Stuart Laws? Is That Guy Still Going?

Stand-up comedy about getting married, being middle of the road and trying to be more honest. 

Mark Nelson: Bits & Pieces

Mark Nelson: Bits & Pieces

In his 10th show, the multi award-winning stand-up returns with new stuff, greatest hits and bits and pieces from his decade at the Fringe. 

Micky Overman: The Precipice

Micky Overman: The Precipice

Micky Overman’s The Precipice is an in-depth look into the concept of motherhood and the role a mother plays in society, and pursues this subject with carefully structured jokes … 

Marc Jennings: Original Sound

Marc Jennings: Original Sound

Scottish Comedian of the Year winner, viral video star and regular panellist on BBC Scotland’s Breaking the News, Marc Jennings returns to the Fringe following his sold-out debut i… 

Rob Kemp: Agenda

Rob Kemp: Agenda

I saw a Mario-themed stag do yesterday. 

MC Hammersmith: One Man Eight Mile

MC Hammersmith: One Man Eight Mile

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

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… 

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). 

Vidura Bandara Rajapaksa: Monsoon Season

Vidura Bandara Rajapaksa: Monsoon Season

In 1999, Vidura’s family left war-ridden Sri Lanka in search of a better life. 

Josh Glanc: Vrooom Vrooom

Josh Glanc: Vrooom Vrooom

Adelaide Fringe Best Comedy Weekly award winner 2018 and 2019. 

Luke Rollason: Bowerbird

Luke Rollason: Bowerbird

Welcome to the great indoors. 

Jacob Hawley: Bump

Jacob Hawley: Bump

Men will literally do a 55-minute show about identity, social class and drinking olive oil, instead of going to therapy :/ Award-winning wide boy Jacob Hawley considers whether amp… 

Mark Nelson: “Comedian”

Mark Nelson: “Comedian”

The award-winning stand-up returns with his new show. 

Rachel Fairburn: Can I Be Awful?

Rachel Fairburn: Can I Be Awful?

Brassy, abrasive, rude, belligerent. 

Alex Kealy: Winner Takes All

Alex Kealy: Winner Takes All

Braving the smells and humidity of the Niddry Street Hive, Alex Kealy’s The Winner Takes All explains the inner workings and purpose of Silicon Valley and tech monopolies better … 

Lara Ricote: GRL/LATNX/DEF

Lara Ricote: GRL/LATNX/DEF

Lara’s a small Latin American girl (woman?) who won the Funny Women 2021 (right, “woman”) Stage Award and is now doing her first hour about what it’s like to be Latin and deaf and … 

Micky Overman: Small Deaths

Micky Overman: Small Deaths

One of Britain’s most exciting female voices brings you a blisteringly funny new show that’s got it all: Patrick Swayze! Other stuff… It answers burning questions like, how d… 

Rosco McClelland: Goblin Mode

Rosco McClelland: Goblin Mode

Multi award-winning Scottish comedian and top 1% global Twitch streamer Rosco McClelland presents his latest collection of works.