Meatball Séance

Meatball Séance

As the caffeine levels increase and you approach the final week of the Festival Fringe, it is a fair observation to make that your shock tolerance increases. 

Jake Baker: No Success Like Failure

Jake Baker: No Success Like Failure

How do we define success? Is failure ever an option? Is a teasmade an appropriate 60th birthday gift? Does anyone really know what is going on at all, ever? Expect beguiling stories and big belly laughs as Jake attempts to answer these questions and more… 

Cauliflower

Cauliflower

Ellie is living on her own in London, away from Mum in Leeds for the very first time. 

Attila the Stockbroker

Attila the Stockbroker

Powerful, passionate, personal, political punk performance poetry plus punchy psongs. Celebrating 39 years of Attila the Stockbroker: he’s done about 3500 gigs in 24 countries and published countless CDs/LPs, eight books of poetry and in 2015, his autobiography, Arguments Yard… 

Deepu Dileepan: The Outsider

Deepu Dileepan: The Outsider

Deepu Dileepan presents a string of wildly hilarious stories that deconstructs belongingness in present day society. 

Underwater

Underwater

A show in the dark. Sea creatures and humans face the environmental apocalypse. In these three short plays, jellyfish fight turtles, killer whales discuss veganism, and prawns tickle people… 

Mary Houlihan: Me and Jack

Mary Houlihan: Me and Jack

Comedian Mary Houlihan tells the true (fake) story of her torrid romance with 82-year-old actor Jack Nicholson. Joke-packed storytelling, musical numbers, visual aids and a giant talking Jack Nicholson head… 

Australian Beauty

Australian Beauty

Jacques Barrett, Bart Freebairn and Mick Neven – three of Australia’s finest headline acts, finally teaming up for a three-pronged 8pm comedy assault. 

Cactus

Cactus

Join award-winning writer and performer Jemima Foxtrot for a solo show featuring new poems and songs exploring confessional art and modern life in her unique voice. Jemima explores what it means to put your life into your art and explains how she finds excitement in the tiny things of every day… 

A Thatcher's Guide to Dogging in Bungay

A Thatcher's Guide to Dogging in Bungay

A show about thatching, dogging and a little bit more. ‘Made us celebrate life’ (Concrete-Online.co.uk). ‘A title to make you sit up and take notice’ (Telegraph). ***** (East Anglia Master Thatchers Association). 

Jamie Fraser and Maybe Someone Else, I Don't Know

Jamie Fraser and Maybe Someone Else, I Don't Know

Jamie (‘Hilarious’ (List), ‘ridiculously hilarious’ (Skinny), ‘utterly hilarious’ (Telegraph)) Fraser brings you a laugh at lunchtime, featuring a rotating cast of his funny and ni… 

Deepu Dileepan: The Outsider

Deepu Dileepan: The Outsider

Deepu Dileepan presents a string of wildly hilarious stories that deconstructs belongingness in present day society. 

The Nana Schewitz Pass-Me-Over Party

The Nana Schewitz Pass-Me-Over Party

Nana Schewitz, the fully circumcised yet not-so-kosher Jewish star, presents a celebration of her life followed by a highly anticipated sacrificial death ritual. Realising that her future legacy is not as glamorous as she would’ve hoped, Nana presents her Pass-Me-Over Party in a last ditch effort to earn the veneration of her grandchildren… 

Mocking a Murderer

Mocking a Murderer

Nigel Lovell went to school with a murderer. He also knows too much about serial killers. He also thinks that being a stand up comedian would be the ideal profession for a murderer… 

Mimi Hayes: I'll Be OK

Mimi Hayes: I'll Be OK

Just five days into her first career as a high school teacher, Mimi Hayes’ head exploded. On a blind date. Naturally, she became a stand-up comedian. I’ll Be OK explores the inner-workings of Hayes’ damaged brain and her odd desire to make it a punch line… 

Ice Ice Iceland

Ice Ice Iceland

Birgitta and Ester are two lovely ladies from Iceland. They will act out different Icelandic creatures and mythical characters, and do their very best to teach you about their absurd culture… 

Blazers Presents Comedy

Blazers Presents Comedy

Following on from their success in London, Blazers Comedy brings you an outstanding mixed bill from a plethora of hot-to-trot, up-and-coming, award-winning stand-up comedians, seen on BBC3, E4 and Comic Relief… 

Ruby Carr's Birthday Party (WIP)

Ruby Carr's Birthday Party (WIP)

Ruby is having her birthday party and all of Edinburgh is invited. She is well known for her persistent happiness, but also having the dexterity of a toddler covered in jam. Watch Ruby slip and slide through icebreakers, party games and explaining why none of her real friends could make it… 

Wrestling Mania!

Wrestling Mania!

The old saying ‘the show must go on’ should really be reconsidered by this one particularly incompetent wrestling company attempting to put on their first ever event.  

Dino Wiand – Half Trans

Dino Wiand – Half Trans

Inspired in part by Andy Kaufman, Mitch Hedberg, Steven Wright, Tommy Cooper and Jaques Tati, Dino’s surrealist madcap experimental stand-up comedy is the catalyst to tell various stories and thoughts that include a twice botched gender transition, tackling depression, random strange ideas and self-sabotage… 

Rob Copland: Strange Jam

Rob Copland: Strange Jam

Ready your laughing gear for a delicious dollop of Strange Jam, a unique blend of high-energy, clowning-based stand-up from, Rob Copland. Expect a whirlwind of hilarity from one of the most exciting live acts on the circuit… 

Sundeep Bhardwaj: Father Figure

Sundeep Bhardwaj: Father Figure

‘Dad, you’re going to hell. 

A List of 100 Things That Unreasonably Annoy Me

A List of 100 Things That Unreasonably Annoy Me

People who walk too slow. People who play the ukulele. Avocado. There are a lot of things in this world that annoy Jeroen. Most of them are completely ridiculous and irrational. In fact, a ton of them annoy him for no reason whatsoever… 

The Artist Currently Known as Chris Chopping

The Artist Currently Known as Chris Chopping

Chris returns to the Fringe with his third solo show. It’s an hour of pithy, witty stand-up full of insecurity and self-doubt with a happy ending. Chris writes for and appears on BBC Sesh. 

Will Rowland: Cocoon

Will Rowland: Cocoon

Highly anticipated debut hour from a uniquely silly and cerebral stand-up. He has been a finalist in five comedy competitions, including Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian of the Year 2017… 

Stunt Magician – Danger Dave Reubens

Stunt Magician – Danger Dave Reubens

Back with more outrageous stunts, jaw-dropping magic and crazy comedy in a new hour-long show that will have you on the edge of your seat and howling with laughter. This is one for thrill seekers and magic lovers! With packed-out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe 2016/2017 and featured as a Top 10 Pick by the Sunday Mail at Adelaide Fringe 2018, the Stunt Magician goes one better with all new antics and stunts… 

300 to 1

300 to 1

What’s better than a glorious death? Escaping his war poetry homework, 15-year-old Elliot re-enacts the movie 300 to the ghosts of Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon. Corin Rhys Jones returns to the Fringe with the award-winning production of this comical and moving one-man show… 

Misspelled Youth

Misspelled Youth

An action-packed hour combining elements of storytelling, clown and cabaret, themed around coming-of-age sexual awakenings and queer adolescence. Lauren and Giulia will take you on the ride of your life… 

The Last Supper: Gospel of a Heinous Housewife

The Last Supper: Gospel of a Heinous Housewife

A 50-minute long devised comedy, heading to the Edinburgh Fringe in August 2019. 

Can You See Where I'm Coming From?

Can You See Where I'm Coming From?

Award-winning spoken word artist Melanie Branton performs poetry and songs about her roots and plays the recorder (the ultimate punk instrument) badly. But is she working class or middle class? Is nationality determined by ancestry, birth or choice? And what does identity mean, anyway? Aren’t we all fictional characters in a story we’ve made up to feel better about ourselves? 

Alex Black's Record Collection

Alex Black's Record Collection

Birmingham Breaking Talent nominee Alex Black puts his teenage heroes to the test as he navigates heartbreak, existential crises and the tribulations of Aldi checkouts by squeezing new meaning out of his record collection… 

Where Are You Really From?

Where Are You Really From?

Lubna explores her identity as a Scottish Pakistani muslim women living in a world dominated by fat, blonde, white men. 

Maths Madness with Kyle D Evans

Maths Madness with Kyle D Evans

This hour-long performance brings together stacks of audience participation and some mind-bending mathematical concepts, all delivered in an accessible fashion for children and the…