David McIver: Teleport

David McIver: Teleport

Character comedian David McIver’s Teleport takes us on a deliciously low-budget, self-deprecating, dynamic quest through the online fantasy character games he used to play as a c… 

Horror – Gothic Tales and Dark Poetry

Horror – Gothic Tales and Dark Poetry

It’s 1816, and Mary Shelley is about to recite the words that would be Frankenstein. 

Gabby Best: 10,432 Sheep

Gabby Best: 10,432 Sheep

Gabby Best’s Edinburgh show 10,432 Sheep is about her struggle with insomnia, and her approach to coping with life in general. 

Homer to Hip Hop: A History of Spoken Word

Homer to Hip Hop: A History of Spoken Word

A fun and fascinating tour of the oral tradition and the poetic movements that have shaped history presented by a former National Poetry Slam Champion. From the oral tradition to the Edinburgh Fringe, from Virgil to Biggy Smalls, meet the poetic movements that have shaped history… 

Punkanary Comedy Cinema

Punkanary Comedy Cinema

Screening the best quick-fire sketches and shorts by the next big undiscovered talents. 

Nazis Need Jews

Nazis Need Jews

Conspiracy, science, racism, revolution and white guilt. London, UK and BBC Slam Poetry Champion David Lee Morgan spits rhythm, rhyme and intense lyrics.  

#Dave Alnwick: Good Morning, Magic.

#Dave Alnwick: Good Morning, Magic.

If you’re looking for a fun & overall solid start to your day, this is your show. 

The Empathy Experiment

The Empathy Experiment

Is empathy facing extinction? Are smartphones to blame? Multiple slam-winning Canadian poet Rose Condo returns with her latest spoken word show. Embarking on a day of no mobile phones, Rose delves into tech addiction and compassion using herself as the test subject… 

Markus Birdman – Last White Christmas

Markus Birdman – Last White Christmas

Amused Moose Award nominee: Best Show, Edinburgh Fringe 2015. NZ Comedy Guild Award nominee for Best International Artist, 2014. Time Out London’s Top Ten Comedians 2013. Netflix Special: Live from Amsterdam, 2012… 

Joe Sutherland: Sour

Joe Sutherland: Sour

Top Ten Best Reviewed Shows, Edinburgh 2018 (Comedy.co.uk). A friendship, a country, a beloved 90s pop group. Joe Sutherland returns to the Fringe looking back at things we once loved which have now gone sour… 

Mark Simmons – One-Linerererer

Mark Simmons – One-Linerererer

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Peter Brush: Present. Tense.

Peter Brush: Present. Tense.

Awkward jokesmith Peter Brush returns to the Fringe with his hot takes on meditation, sexist babies, robot wives and why he’ll be donating his eyeballs to criminals after he dies… 

Jack Barry: Alien

Jack Barry: Alien

Your best friend (and acclaimed stand-up) Jack Barry is worried about you. The world’s turned to shit and you haven’t been laughing enough. He’s going to roughly slap you around the face with his jokes and tell you to get a hold of yourself… 

Dominic Frisby: Libertarian Love Songs

Dominic Frisby: Libertarian Love Songs

From \'mercurially witty\' (Spectator) creator of YouTube smash 17 Million F*ck Offs – A Song About Brexit come comic songs, stories and stand-up for people who think the government should stay out of it… 

Danny Ward: Danny's Got Talent

Danny Ward: Danny's Got Talent

Following a short run at The London Palladium I return to the Fringe for the 10th time. (Hopefully) the title speaks for itself, but don’t just take my word for it. As one audience review said last year: ‘Hilarious… 

Adrian Minkowicz: Brown Privilege

Adrian Minkowicz: Brown Privilege

The Argentinean, New York-based comedian explores how the concept of privilege works around the world and challenges the existence of white privilege. Still, if you are racist, perhaps this show is not for you. 

Kate Smurthwaite: Bitch

Kate Smurthwaite: Bitch

What do you do when after 15 years of making people laugh and campaigning for human rights, you’re still best known as ‘that feminazi bitch off the telly’? The Have I Got News For You writer and international award-winning comedian is doing the only thing that’s left: owning it… 

Freeing the Edinburgh Fringe: Book Reading

Freeing the Edinburgh Fringe: Book Reading

PBH reads from his book, the story of the Free Fringe from 1996 to now: how we became the Fringe’s biggest show provider and the many catastrophes and odd triumphs along the way. A fascinating story, especially if you’re interested in the Fringe itself… 

Aidan Greene: Eternal Sunshine of the Stammering Man

Aidan Greene: Eternal Sunshine of the Stammering Man

Award-winning Irish comedian Aidan Greene is a person who stutters. But what if he wasn’t? Is it better to have stammered and changed or to never have stammered at all? Come learn how having a disability can shape you into the person you become… 

The Dementos Radio Show

The Dementos Radio Show

Brian (Seaton) Demento and Richard (Collins) Demento perform their outlandish, shocking and downright silly self-penned songs and rock‘n’roll parodies. You’ll hear such gems as Topless Grannies, I Can’t Stand Spiders and An MP Went in to Soho… 

Jay Handley – White Jesus 2: Resurrection

Jay Handley – White Jesus 2: Resurrection

He’s back and he’s whiter than ever! Jay Handley returns to the Fringe to share more wrong-headed opinions on matters he should probably leave well alone. ‘Moments that can go toe-to-toe with the best stand-up I’ve seen’ (Audience Review)… 

Who’s the Daddy Pig?

Who’s the Daddy Pig?

Having played Daddy Pig in Peppa Pig, when Philip became a dad surely there was only one expert to turn to for parenting advice? Yes, that’s right, you’re not misreading this; Philip really did play Daddy Pig in Peppa Pig (the stage production, not the TV show, don’t get carried away!)… 

Mark Can't Rap

Mark Can't Rap

Teacher, poet, comedian and ‘internet sensation’ (Sun), Mark Grist has just seven weeks to learn how to rap. His students can do it, so it should be easy, right? Based upon the hit podcast series, this show invites you to join Mark as he travels the country, interviewing MCs and stumbling his way through his own unique rap syllabus… 

Eleanor Tiernan: Enjoying the Spotlight Responsibly

Eleanor Tiernan: Enjoying the Spotlight Responsibly

Curled in up bed, Eleanor binge-watches true crime, completely insulated from the actual crime outside her door. The gap between what she could be doing and what she is doing has never been bigger… 

Susan Murray: How Not To Die In A Plane Crash

Susan Murray: How Not To Die In A Plane Crash

Fasten your seat belts for a darkly hilarious and deliciously bumpy ride. How Not to Die in a Plane Crash is the antidote to boring, life-affirming, feel-good motivational comedy. Come and listen to Susan’s sweet dark soul as she makes you laugh and cry at the same time with her useful death defying survival tips, all wrapped up in fantastic jokes…