Matt Hutson: Brittle Boned

Matt Hutson: Brittle Boned

Matt Hutson is a delicate flower in a harsh world. When he feels, he feels, he really feels. Armed only with his guitar and a few poorly conceived coping strategies, Matt desperately tries to keep his shit together... 

David McIver Is a Nice Little Man

David McIver Is a Nice Little Man

Look, it’s David McIver, the nicest little man in town giving it a good go with his debut hour of riffs, bits and skits. Come gather round and stare greedily with those hungry, sparkling eyes, mouth hung agape, chin glazed with drool, at his silly comedy characters... 

Rory O'Hanlon – Comedy Hour

Rory O'Hanlon – Comedy Hour

Award-winning Irish comedian Rory O'Hanlon is a firm favourite at the Edinburgh Fringe. He's back again this year with a new show. 'Compared to all the acts at the Edinburgh Fringe, Rory O'Hanlon stands out a mile' (BroadwayBaby... 

Australian Beauty

Australian Beauty

Mick Neven and Jacques Barrett are two of Australia’s strongest headline comics. Forged in the crucible of the Australian and international circuits they’ve been friends for years, but are finally teaming up to attack the Fringe... 

Tash Goldstone: Jellybean

Tash Goldstone: Jellybean

Tash Goldstone, as seen on Comedy Central online and VICE, comes of age in a 40-minute show exploring childhood obsessions, terrible YouTubers and why you should never eat glitter. 'Very unique... 

AComedyTapas

AComedyTapas

A selection of 10-12 acts to sample. Fresh every day. Just what anyone visiting the fringe needs to find the funny and have a great time. The roster of acts is repeated every fifth day so this is a great way to have fun and be selective at the same time. 

Jew-O-Rama

Jew-O-Rama

After a sell-out run at the Camden Fringe 2017 and great audience reviews at the Leicester Comedy Festival 2018, Jew-O-Rama makes its Edinburgh Fringe Festival debut bringing you the best Jewish stand-up comedy in the country... 

Bennet Kavanagh and Chris Jones: Two Guys Talking Shite

Bennet Kavanagh and Chris Jones: Two Guys Talking Shite

One went to a south London private school, one went to a Catholic School in Glasgow’s East End. One went to work in the city, one sat on his arse watching films. Despite their different backgrounds, they are united by one thing: their astonishing aptitude for talking absolute shite... 

Australia: Still F*cked

Australia: Still F*cked

Kieran Butler (Che Guevara on the Fringe, ****(Scotsman)) joins his favourite antipodean comedian, Sofie Prints, (Jesus was a Rape Baby) for the sequel to his sold-out cult hit, Australia is F*cked... 

Harun Musho'd: Harun With a View

Harun Musho'd: Harun With a View

Harun Musho'd's stand-up comedy explores his own identity, weaving politics and history into the story of his family and their antics. Religion is another theme explored, leaving no religion untouched... 

Rory O’Hanlon: Getting Serious

Rory O’Hanlon: Getting Serious

Award-winning Irish comedian Rory O’Hanlon is a firm favourite at the Edinburgh Fringe. He's back again this year with a new show. 'Compared to all the acts at the Edinburgh Fringe, Rory O'Hanlon stands out a mile' (BroadwayBaby... 

Northern Power Blouse

Northern Power Blouse

Three feisty northern lasses present a right good sketch show that's full of heart, songs, larger than life characters and highly flammable 80s blouses. Between them, Cassie Atkinson, Kat Butterfield and Charlotte Pearson have written for BBC Radio 4, Russ Abbot and Comic Relief, been finalists for BAFTA and Funny Women writing awards, studied comedy at the prestigious National Film and Television School and have popped up on E4 and ITV... 

A Comedy Tapas

A Comedy Tapas

A Comedy Tapas lets you see 40 acts for four minutes each over a four day cycle. You pick the ones you love. It could not be simpler. You will get a menu to pick from. All your Fringe fun sorted every day... 

Inspiration

Inspiration

'A clear audience favourite' (Steve Bennett, Chortle.co.uk). Funny Women finalist, Amused Moose semi-finalist and one of Metro's 9 Hilarious Women To Look Out For In 2017 makes her debut appearance at the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis

Ever made the mistake of taking a good hard look at yourself? Rich did and he didn't like what he saw. With his children now fully grown, the sudden descent into middle age and with a string of failed relationships in his wake, Rich found himself embarking on a calamitous journey of atonement coupled with hilarious attempts at self-improvement... 

Wisebowm: The Struggle Is Real

Wisebowm: The Struggle Is Real

Wisebowm presents the world's first urban poetry musical. Chronicling his heroic struggles with addiction (to gluten), his attempts to win the heart of middle class beauty Samantha and how mindfulness came to his rescue; it's no surprise that Wisebowm is on his way to becoming an urban poet superstar... 

Matt Hutson & Rob Copland: Pack It in You Two

Matt Hutson & Rob Copland: Pack It in You Two

Come and spend an hour with us if you like! Third place in the Musical Comedy Awards 2017, Matt Hutson sings intense anthems about love, loss, friendship and the extent to which he struggles with all three... 

Alexander Bennett's Terrifying Smile

Alexander Bennett's Terrifying Smile

In 1993, Alexander Bennett won a ‘most beautiful baby’s smile’ competition at Butlins in Skegness. 24 years later, in the absence of any other awards, he’s rounding up his competitors from that day for a rematch... 

Rory O'Hanlon – You Are Where You Need to Be

Rory O'Hanlon – You Are Where You Need to Be

The show’s stated theme is a philosophical discussion of how we end up where we end up, In actual fact this thread isn’t really followed up. What’s actually on offer is a grab bag of observational comedy, targeted at the international audience of the Fringe and centred around O’ Hanlon’s travels... 

30 Minutes of One and Half an Hour of the Other

30 Minutes of One and Half an Hour of the Other

Two of Newcastle's rising stars present two separate half hours of stand up. The first, about a life-changing celebrity encounter during Euro 1996; and the other, a woman's attempt to use admin/bingo to blame her romantic failings on everyone but herself... 

Marjolein Robertson: UK's 2nd Most Northerly Comedian

Marjolein Robertson: UK's 2nd Most Northerly Comedian

Marjolein Robertson: single, twenty-something, once professional, female, who lives with her Mam, Dad, Sister, Brother-In-Law and Niece under one roof in Shetland. Observational comedy about your world from an islander (not a terrorist). 

Out On the World

Out On the World

A journey in poems and stories across Burma, Egypt and Nicaragua through the eyes of a human rights worker. Drive over mountains with Nicaraguan revolutionaries, taste democracy brewing in Burmese teashops and walk the streets of Cairo during Egypt’s uprising... 

A Comedy Tapas

A Comedy Tapas

Chris O Neill serves up samples of ten different acts every day so you can pick your favourites. Cooked up to make your Fringe more easily digested and fun. A free taster containing mainly comedy and sometimes a sample of spoken word... 

Matt Winning: Ragnarok

Matt Winning: Ragnarok

‘The attractively impish Matt Winning’ (Guardian) returns with a show within a show and more utter nonsense. It's about landlords, the solar system, climate change and corn on the cob... 

The GILF and The BuJew

The GILF and The BuJew

What do drugs, poetry, cancer, Father Christmas and the harmonica have in common? Join Aaron and Andy to find out.  

A Taste of Planet Caramel

A Taste of Planet Caramel

Promises Planet Caramel make to you: 1. Free Tunnock's Caramel Wafer for every audience member, and 2. A sketch show. ‘Becoming a staple ingredient of the Edinburgh comedy scene’ (Skinny)... 

The Edinburgh Revue's Tenth Birthday Bash

The Edinburgh Revue's Tenth Birthday Bash

The Edinburgh Revue are 10 years old this year! Now we're officially in double digits, come join us for an hour of high energy sketches and possibly some birthday cake. 'Ones to watch' **** (ThreeWeeks). 

The Stupid Show for Idiots

The Stupid Show for Idiots

A stupid show made by idiots, for idiots!* Join frustrated satirist Ben Powell and frantic artist and comedian Mike Milling for an hour of comedy, satire, art, music and awful, relentless stupidity... 

Matt Winning: Mugabe and Me (3D)

Matt Winning: Mugabe and Me (3D)

Moderately anticipated debut hour of idiosyncratic nonsense from Winning (The Comedy Zone 2013, finalist BBC New Comedy Awards 2012, winner Hilarity Bites New Act 2011, finalist Chortle Student Comedy Awards 2010 and 2011)... 

Caroline Mabey: Chaos Is a Friend of Mine

Caroline Mabey: Chaos Is a Friend of Mine

Female ‘oddball genius’ (Chortle.co.uk) Caroline Mabey dares to tackle the hellishly tiresome topic of motherhood, in this thrillingly daft stand-up fun-blast. Dare you enjoy it? Dare you? ‘An absolute delight to watch... 

Relatively Normal

Relatively Normal

Why are comics so messed up? Aaron Levene introduces a rolling line up of four top comedians each day as they joke about the one trauma that unites us all, our families. ‘I thought I had a messed up family, but growing up with Aaron I can emphatically state he had it much, much worse... 

Cake and Other Things

Cake and Other Things

After a successful Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2014 with The Dutch-esses, Simone Keunen is back in Edinburgh. Cake and Other Things is an observational, tragicomic and absurd stand-up comedy show about the fastest way to find happiness... 

The Edinburgh Revue: Sketches in Scarlet

The Edinburgh Revue: Sketches in Scarlet

Welcome to a dark, sexy sketch show assembled and reanimated in The Basement. Following seven years of Fringe success, expect the odd and the ominous. Don't make eye contact. 'Ones to watch’ **** (ThreeWeeks). 

Never Been Better

Never Been Better

Let these sketch clowns lure you into a world of fractious characters who flirt with the bizarre, as their social facades unravel. Secretive mummies, a doubtful priest and a couple who are probably in love... 

Next Best Thing

Next Best Thing

Katie Davison and Jay Bennett, weary and elated respectively, open their show with an awkward blend of high-fives and handshakes and an argument over why they’re called The Next Best Thing... 

Sid Wick Has No Friends

Sid Wick Has No Friends

Sid Wick sports a variety of wigs and props to aid his free fringe comedy show. A lively and enthusiastic man who lost my interest after 5 minutes and had me checking my watch for most of the show, Sid Wick doesn’t bring out the big guns this summer... 

The Edinburgh Revue and You Can Too

The Edinburgh Revue and You Can Too

From the off the Edinburgh Revue never really got kicking. A bizarre opening set the tone for what constituted multiple attempts at wacky comedy without ever raising much more than a chuckle...