Fin Taylor: Ask Your Mother

Fin Taylor: Ask Your Mother

Fresh from the viral success of his hit web series Fin vs The Internet, and a sell-out nationwide tour, that comedian your mother doesn’t like you seeing shares a new hour of bruta… 

Jack Tucker: Comedy Standup Hour

Jack Tucker: Comedy Standup Hour

New York Times Critic’s Pick (2024). 

Diana: The Untold and Untrue Story

Diana: The Untold and Untrue Story

Following a sold-out, award-winning run at the Fringe last year, the People’s Princess is back! Do you know the story of Diana? Probably. 

Sue Perkins: A Piece of Work in Progress

Sue Perkins: A Piece of Work in Progress

Sue is a mess; but manages to hide it with long words and a disorientating quiff. 

At Home With Will Shakespeare

At Home With Will Shakespeare

Fringe legend Pip Utton (Adolf, Bacon, Dickens, Churchill, Dylan, Maggie, Einstein, Hunchback) is Shakespeare in this moving and comic romp through Will’s life, including some of h… 

Kieran Hodgson: Big in Scotland

Kieran Hodgson: Big in Scotland

For three performances only, the four-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and star of BBC’s Two Doors Down is back with 2023’s critically-acclaimed, sell-out show. 

Moscow Love Story

Moscow Love Story

Moscow 2001. 

Kiell Smith-Bynoe & Friends: Kool Story Bro

Kiell Smith-Bynoe & Friends: Kool Story Bro

Star of Taskmaster, Ghosts, and Stath Lets Flats, Kiell Smith-Bynoe brings his unmissable improvised comedy show back to the Fringe for one week only! Featuring the very best impro… 

Nabil Abdulrashid: The Purple Pill

Nabil Abdulrashid: The Purple Pill

A show about trying to be a good person while staying a badman. 

Rosie Jones: Triple Threat

Rosie Jones: Triple Threat

Join Rosie as she ponders whether she is a national treasure, a little prick, or somewhere in between! This show is guaranteed to be full of unapologetic cheekiness, nonsensical fu… 

Ghost Huns Live

Ghost Huns Live

Join comedians, basic huns and horror stans Hannah Byczkowski (Winner of The Traitors) and Suzie Preece (Finalist, Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year), as they bring you the… 

Tartan Ribbon Comedy Benefit

Tartan Ribbon Comedy Benefit

The best night of comedy on the Fringe returns! Join us for a raucous night of laughter, raising much-needed funds for Waverley Care, Scotland’s HIV and Hepatitis C charity. 

Neil Delamere: Neil by Mouth

Neil Delamere: Neil by Mouth

Following his 100-date international tour, including sell-out shows at SSE Belfast Arena, Neil is back in Edinburgh with his hilarious tall tales, razor-sharp observations and quic… 

Ahir Shah: Ends

Ahir Shah: Ends

Ahir Shah brings his 2023 Sky Edinburgh Comedy Award-winning show Ends back to the Fringe for 12 shows only. 

Chortle Student Comedy Award Final

Chortle Student Comedy Award Final

Hundreds entered, now one rising stand-up star will be crowned Britain’s funniest student. 

Aaron Chen: Funny Garden

Aaron Chen: Funny Garden

‘Life is bristling with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to cultivate one’s garden’ (Voltaire). 

Rose Matafeo: On and On and On

Rose Matafeo: On and On and On

Do you ever feel like you’re meeting yourself again and again in a bad way? Winner of the 2018 Edinburgh Comedy Award and creator of Starstruck, Rose Matafeo returns to the Fringe … 

Paul Merton and Suki Webster's Improv Show

Paul Merton and Suki Webster's Improv Show

Fresh from their residency at London’s iconic Comedy Store, Fringe favourites Paul Merton and Suki Webster, two of the UK’s leading improvisers, bring their highly anticipated bran… 

Jessica Fostekew: Mettle

Jessica Fostekew: Mettle

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Jessica Fostekew returns to the Fringe for a limited run of her critically acclaimed new stand-up show Mettle, a show about passion, pace and purpose… 

Stamptown Comedy Night

Stamptown Comedy Night

Sold-out run: Edinburgh Fringe (2017-2023). 

Mervyn Stutter's Pick of the Fringe

Mervyn Stutter's Pick of the Fringe

It’s like the Royal Variety Show of the Fringe. 

The Greatest Musical the World Has Ever Seen by Randy Thatcher

The Greatest Musical the World Has Ever Seen by Randy Thatcher

Lonely musical composer Randy Thatcher has finally found the confidence to share his magnum opus (to an imaginary audience in his bedroom). 

Kieran Hodgson: Work In Progress

Kieran Hodgson: Work In Progress

After running out of life story, the four-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee is after a new comedic muse. 

Arthur Smith and Phil Nice in OOF!

Arthur Smith and Phil Nice in OOF!

Legendary double act Fiasco Job Job, Arthur Smith and Phil Nice, having surprisingly beaten the visitation of the grim reaper, reunite for one final time to celebrate their 40th an… 

The Cat in the Hat

The Cat in the Hat

The Cat is back! Experience mischief this Fringe and see the return of the acclaimed stage adaptation of Dr Seuss’ The Cat In The Hat. 

Catherine Cohen: Come For Me

Catherine Cohen: Come For Me

Catherine Cohen is back. 

Carl Donnelly: Boosegumps

Carl Donnelly: Boosegumps

Carl used to spend the Fringe in a haze of booze, narcotics and award nominations. 

David William Bryan: Fragility of Man

David William Bryan: Fragility of Man

Returning after a total sell-out run in 2019, Fragility of Man follows one man’s epic, lifelong battle with the justice system. 

Best of Edinburgh Showcase Show 2024

Best of Edinburgh Showcase Show 2024

Great value lunchtime comedy showcase featuring the best and brightest of this year’s Fringe comics. 

Me For You

Me For You

‘Choosing sperm is weird. 

Demi Adejuyigbe Is Going To Do One (1) Backflip

Demi Adejuyigbe Is Going To Do One (1) Backflip

Demi Adejuyigbe is a writer, comedian, filmmaker, and, inexplicably, a musician, known for his podcasts Punch Up The Jam and Gilmore Guys, his popular September 21st video series, … 

Garry Starr: Classic Penguins

Garry Starr: Classic Penguins

The polar ice caps are melting! Soon penguins will have nowhere to live. 

Dan Wye Am I Sam Smith?

Dan Wye Am I Sam Smith?

Have you experienced the intensity of being famous without any of the perks? Been doppelgäng-banged to the point you no longer exist? Lube up for this deep dive into fame and misf… 

Did You Mean to Fall Like That

Did You Mean to Fall Like That

Charlie played by the rules, married the right woman, took the right job. 

Bangtail

Bangtail

Baddest. 

Doktor Kaboom: Man of Science!

Doktor Kaboom: Man of Science!

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Doktor Kaboom! The good Doktor’s newest show fuses astonishing live science experiments, stand-up comedy, and lessons in empowerment, for an… 

The Big Bite-Size Breakfast Show

The Big Bite-Size Breakfast Show

Good morning Edinburgh! We’re back bringing you brand-new, delicious, rotating “menus” of 10-15 minute comedies, eccentricities and mini-dramas - all served up with complimentary t… 

Josephine Lacey: Autism Mama

Josephine Lacey: Autism Mama

Most mothers expect to help guide their child through puberty. 

Celya AB: Of All People

Celya AB: Of All People

Celya is good in a crisis but cries at flashmob videos. 

Derek Mitchell: Double Dutch

Derek Mitchell: Double Dutch

Debut hour of stand-up and characters from the ‘out-and-out hilarious’ (Stage) Derek Mitchell (Ted Lasso), whose online sketches have generated over 250 million views and a dedicat… 

Henry Rowley: Just Literally

Henry Rowley: Just Literally

Online comedy sensation Henry Rowley (1. 

Anna Akana: It Gets Darker

Anna Akana: It Gets Darker

After performing stand-up for over a decade, a stalking incident forced Anna into retirement for six years. 

Emma Sidi Is Sue Gray

Emma Sidi Is Sue Gray

Character comedian Emma Sidi is back at the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Dylan Thomas: Return Journey – Bob Kingdom, Original Direction by Anthony Hopkins

Dylan Thomas: Return Journey – Bob Kingdom, Original Direction by Anthony Hopkins

Five-star reviews and Critic’s Choice from the Guardian, Time Out, and Times. 

Shellshocked – An Explosive New Play

Shellshocked – An Explosive New Play

From the creative team behind the five-star, multi-award winning plays Jesus, Jane Mother and Me, and Heroin(e) for Breakfast. 

Erin Farrington – Think Better: Manifesting Money, Real Estate and Hot People

Erin Farrington – Think Better: Manifesting Money, Real Estate and Hot People

Ugly? Poor? Does your life suck ass? Or do you just think it does?! Learn how to manifest a better life by simply just thinking hard and good. 

A Jaffa Cake Musical

A Jaffa Cake Musical

Time to decide once and for all. 

Melanie Bracewell: Attack of the Melanie Bracewell

Melanie Bracewell: Attack of the Melanie Bracewell

Melanie (Taskmaster NZ) spent years trying to be a “chill girl”, but in an instant – everything changed. 

Will Robbins: With the Best Will in the World

Will Robbins: With the Best Will in the World

You know when you feel like no one gets you and you’re the odd one out, but then you realise everyone’s felt like that at some point, so you just crack on? Will’s debut hour is abo… 

Captain Zak's Space Pirate Problems

Captain Zak's Space Pirate Problems

Captain Zak: Space Pirate has crash landed his ship back at the Pleasance, and he needs your help! He’s stuck with his broken-down spaceship but with your help answering questions,… 

Hamstrung

Hamstrung

Alas, poor Yorick! Though he’s not dead. 

The Smeds and The Smoos

The Smeds and The Smoos

Soar into space with this Olivier Award-nominated adaptation of the much-loved book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. 

Ellie MacPherson: Babe Lincoln

Ellie MacPherson: Babe Lincoln

Only one person can save the Union now, and it’s comedic historian Ellie MacPherson! Inspired by her historical hall pass, Ellie wants your vote and she’s getting it the only way s… 

Jobsworth

Jobsworth

Bea’s secretly working three full-time jobs. 

Justin Moorhouse: The Greatest Performance of My Life

Justin Moorhouse: The Greatest Performance of My Life

A poignant exploration of comedy intertwined with the essence of life’s ups and downs. 

Casting the Runes

Casting the Runes

Who is this who is coming. 

Beryl Cook: A Private View

Beryl Cook: A Private View

Beryl Cook’s joyful and comic paintings are known and loved throughout the world but little is known of the very private person behind them. 

Patti Harrison: My Huge Tits Huge Because They Are Infected NOT FAKE

Patti Harrison: My Huge Tits Huge Because They Are Infected NOT FAKE

Patti returns to Edinburgh following sell-out runs in 2022-23. 

Sell Me: I Am from North Korea

Sell Me: I Am from North Korea

On her 15th birthday, Jisun, a North Korean girl, decides to sell herself to an old man to buy medication for her dying mother. 

Emma Holland

Emma Holland

Nominee: Most Outstanding Show, Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2023. I grew up in Indonesia and have made it my whole personality. This is a show about that. 

Òran

Òran

Combining spoken word, lyrical storytelling and a pulsating electronic live score, this is the thrilling story of Òran and his journey to rescue his best friend from the Underworl… 

Andrew Doherty: Gay Witch Sex Cult

Andrew Doherty: Gay Witch Sex Cult

A sticky, spooky horror comedy about gender-reveal parties, demons from hell, and a Gay Witch Sex Cult (a sex cult for gay witches). 

Abby Wambaugh: The First 3 Minutes of 17 Shows

Abby Wambaugh: The First 3 Minutes of 17 Shows

Abby awoke in hospital after a late miscarriage and, high on anaesthesia, decided to become a comedian. 

Boy in Da Korma

Boy in Da Korma

Tupac never died. 

David William Bryan: In Loyal Company

David William Bryan: In Loyal Company

The incredible true story of missing WWII soldier Arthur Robinson, written and performed by his great-nephew David William Bryan. 

Sophie Duker: BUT DADDY I LOVE HER

Sophie Duker: BUT DADDY I LOVE HER

The sexiest comic alive (please do not factcheck!) brings her delusional new show to the Fringe. 

Freya Mallard: The Bounce Back

Freya Mallard: The Bounce Back

A baby and a Fringe debut. 

Love's a Beach

Love's a Beach

What happens six months after your five minutes of fame? Cyrus and Ben are the first gay winners of TV’s biggest reality show. 

Mel & Sam: High Pony

Mel & Sam: High Pony

Pussy-poppin’ Mel & Sam are yanking you by ya ponytails through a chaotic hour of musical sketch. 

Nina Conti: Whose Face Is It Anyway?

Nina Conti: Whose Face Is It Anyway?

The virtuoso ventriloquist, BAFTA nominee and British Comedy Award winner presents an unparalleled, unscripted new show that delves deep into who we are, hijacking faces to spark a… 

One More

One More

Begins with the history of dating from dance halls and slow sets to modern ‘apps’. 

Rosie and Hugh's Great Big Adventure

Rosie and Hugh's Great Big Adventure

Rosie and Hugh the Hedgehog are best friends. 

The Room Upstairs

The Room Upstairs

Invisible illnesses. 

Riki Lindhome: Dead Inside

Riki Lindhome: Dead Inside

After touring the world and making a hit TV show as part of musical comedy duo Garfunkel and Oates, Emmy-nominated actress, comedian, songwriter (and new mom) Riki Lindhome explore… 

Beyond Krapp

Beyond Krapp

Cormac is dead, and he’s not happy about it. 

Eddy Hare: This One's On Me

Eddy Hare: This One's On Me

Eddy Hare (BBC New Comedy Awards Nominee) serves up his debut hour. 

Rich Spalding: Gather Your Skeletons

Rich Spalding: Gather Your Skeletons

We’re all alive and we’re all going to die. 

John Tothill: Thank God This Lasts Forever

John Tothill: Thank God This Lasts Forever

Last year, John Tothill was visited by a series of terrible plagues. 

This Town

This Town

Described by WhyNow magazine as a modern-day Under Milk Wood, and an ‘unmissable hour of theatre’ by LostInTheatreLand. 

The Cambridge Footlights International Tour 2024

The Cambridge Footlights International Tour 2024

‘The most renowned sketch troupe of them all’ (Independent) embark on their annual international tour once again! The Cambridge Footlights are back with six of Cambridge’s best stu… 

The Long Run

The Long Run

A joyful, captivating comedy about love, cancer and running for a really long time. 

Lou Wall: The Bisexual's Lament

Lou Wall: The Bisexual's Lament

In 2023, Lou Wall was the first ever lesbian* to go through a breakup. 

Ladies Who Ranch

Ladies Who Ranch

We heard your pleas. 

Katie Green: ¡Ay Mija!

Katie Green: ¡Ay Mija!

The eagerly anticipated and unashamedly feel-good debut from Latina rising star Katie Green. 

The Importance of Being... Earnest?

The Importance of Being... Earnest?

Fans of The Play That Goes Wrong and Noises Off will love this. 

Lou Taylor: Jeans and a nice top.

Lou Taylor: Jeans and a nice top.

Why live in the present when you could live in the past? Join viral sensation Lou Taylor as she dives back in time to her happy place: the 90s. 

Juniper and Jules

Juniper and Jules

Jules has just discovered she likes girls. 

Jake Roche: Neporrhoids

Jake Roche: Neporrhoids

A (mostly) true story of the meteoric rise and devastating fall of chart-topping boyband member Jake Roche, who is definitely not a “nepo baby”, a “one hit wonder”, nor “completely… 

Blue Badge Bunch

Blue Badge Bunch

The disability Taskmaster! Ever tried drawing with your feet? Made your lunch one-handed? Had a go at audio description? It’s trickier than you think! The perfect way to spend your… 

Rachel Kaly: Hospital Hour

Rachel Kaly: Hospital Hour

Rachel Kaly got her first period the same day Saddam Hussein was hanged. 

Duck

Duck

It’s the summer of 2005, England prepares to win the Ashes and Ismail (Smiley to his friends), a British Indian schoolboy, is about to become the youngest ever player in his elit… 

BriTANicK: Dummy

BriTANicK: Dummy

Sold-out run: Edinburgh Fringe (2022-2023). 

Virtuoso

Virtuoso

WINNER ‘Take a Chance Adelaide’ Award, Adelaide Fringe 2024. 

Runi Talwar as 'Runi Talwar' in Runi Talwar: The Runi Talwar Story

Runi Talwar as 'Runi Talwar' in Runi Talwar: The Runi Talwar Story

Indo-Kiwo-Ausso comedian Runi Talwar (writer for Hypothetical) presents the incredible story of a guy who once heard someone say ‘get your name out there’ and took it too seriously… 

Sisyphean Quick Fix

Sisyphean Quick Fix

Krista lives in London. 

Kanan Gill: What Is This?

Kanan Gill: What Is This?

What are the ways of being in the world – can you be here now, or are you busy then? In his Fringe debut, India’s stand-up star Kanan examines the many ways of being, the very id… 

Metroland Live: The Box

Metroland Live: The Box

Sell-out cult shows in the North East; acclaimed short films; their own web series – now Metroland debut at the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Chloe Petts: How You See Me, How You Don't

Chloe Petts: How You See Me, How You Don't

After two smash-hit, sell-out runs, Chloe Petts returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with a brand-new show… and this time she’s getting personal. 

The Emu War: A New Musical

The Emu War: A New Musical

Inspired by the true events of The Great Emu War of 1932, this new comedy musical tells the story of WW1 veterans trying to grow wheat in the Australian outback. 

Gulliver's Travels

Gulliver's Travels

With ingenious puppetry, stirring shanties, and sharp, relevant satire, Box Tale Soup bring Gulliver’s breathtaking journey to life in this astonishing adaptation. 

Abi Clarke: (Role) Model

Abi Clarke: (Role) Model

Abi Clarke lived the modern-day dream. 

Kemah Bob: Miss Fortunate

Kemah Bob: Miss Fortunate

Acclaimed comedian Kemah Bob comes to the Fringe with their unmissable debut stand-up show. 

Tarot: Shuffle

Tarot: Shuffle

The best show of 2019 according to Chortle. 

Jack Skipper: Skint

Jack Skipper: Skint

Carpet-fitter turned comedian Jack Skipper delivers his debut stand-up hour with a show about how he went from a tradesman with no qualifications to a full-time comedian (with no q… 

Colin Hoult: Colin

Colin Hoult: Colin

The acclaimed comedian and 2022 Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee returns with a stand-up show about family, fatherhood, and a formative childhood experience with a Ouija board and a … 

Ray Badran: Welcome to Raytown

Ray Badran: Welcome to Raytown

Hi my name Ray and I’m a stand-up comedian performing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. 

Lash – A Pulsating New Play About Going Out Out!

Lash – A Pulsating New Play About Going Out Out!

Winner: 2023 Best Theatre Award. 

16 Postcodes

16 Postcodes

Twenty years, 16 postcodes, one city. 

Steen Raskopoulos: Friendly Stranger

Steen Raskopoulos: Friendly Stranger

Solo sketch show packed with lovable characters, charisma and inspired spontaneity, from the internationally award-nominated star of The Office (Australia), Netflix’s The Duchess a… 

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

The Olivier Award–winning West End hit is back for a 15th year! Every night is opening night for the hottest new musical in town; there’s just one problem – the writer hasn’t w… 

Paper Swans

Paper Swans

In a closed park at night, a security guard on his patrol finds a young woman in a ballet dress sitting on the bench making paper swans. 

Huge Davies: Album For My Ancestors (Dead)

Huge Davies: Album For My Ancestors (Dead)

Nominee: Edinburgh Fringe Best Newcomer (2019). 

Amy Annette: Thick Skin

Amy Annette: Thick Skin

Come join Amy for her debut hour of big fun (from a big gal). 

Tit Swingers

Tit Swingers

Anne Bonney and Mary Read – polyamorous queer pirates that got the title Hellcats of the Seven Seas for their various vicious and notorious crimes… but you probably know them b… 

In the Lady Garden

In the Lady Garden

At 69, Alice wonders: if she hadn’t been expelled from convent school and had sex with Keith from the sausage rolls section, what might her life have been? Will Alice shake off t… 

Seconds to Midnight

Seconds to Midnight

What would you want to say to your best friend if the world was about to end? Exploring queer friendship, platonic love and nuclear anxiety, Seconds to Midnight asks what happens i… 

Ivo Graham: Grand Designs

Ivo Graham: Grand Designs

Fumbling a flute on Would I Lie to You, combusting over a Cork accent on BBC Radio 5 Live, scaring Diane from the Traitors with a T-shirt of her face. 

Spring Day: Exvangelical

Spring Day: Exvangelical

As seen on BBC’s Live at the Apollo, American transplant Spring Day provides dark comedy for nice people. 

Monkeys Everywhere

Monkeys Everywhere

Join award-winning Garry Starr as he tries to find calm amongst the mayhem that fills his monkey mind. 

Fool's Paradise – A Comedy of Cross-Continental Courting, Clowns and Catastrophes

Fool's Paradise – A Comedy of Cross-Continental Courting, Clowns and Catastrophes

Fest Magazine Top Theatre Picks 2024! Winner: 2024 Adelaide Fringe Award. 

The Sex Lives of Puppets

The Sex Lives of Puppets

Blind Summit – makers of Fringe hits The Table and Citizen Puppet – pull back the covers on puppet sexuality in contemporary Britain. 

Ania Magliano: Forgive Me, Father

Ania Magliano: Forgive Me, Father

You know when you’re trying to wee on a night out, and you’re interrupted by a random girl who insists on telling you all her secrets even though you’ve never met? Imagine that, bu… 

Josh Berry

Josh Berry

Like many insufferable late-twenties bourgeois types, Josh Berry has spent the last eighteen months in therapy “doing the work”. 

Buckets of Blood – Fairy Tales Not For Kids

Buckets of Blood – Fairy Tales Not For Kids

In the 19th century, the original stories of the Brothers Grimm were scarier, more bloodthirsty and disturbing. 

How Can I Help You

How Can I Help You

Being of service can be a wonderful thing. 

Dee Allum: Deadname

Dee Allum: Deadname

She’s here! She’s queer! Her parents are sort-of used to it! Fresh, exciting and overall just happy to be here, Dee is the greatest transgender comedian her small village has ever … 

Bella Hull: Piggie

Bella Hull: Piggie

Bella Hull has let out her inner child, and now it’s at large. 

Isobel Rogers: How to Be Content

Isobel Rogers: How to Be Content

Isobel and her guitar ask modern life’s essential questions: Is there ever a right time to have a baby? Are you your therapist’s favourite client? Are polyamorous relationships as … 

Rebels and Patriots

Rebels and Patriots

Hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not an Arab eyes? Israeli-Palestinian co-creation following four friends and how mandatory conscription to the IDF affects them. 

Stuffed

Stuffed

This is a show about food banks. 

no one is coming to save us

no one is coming to save us

Maddy is worried that no one is having fun at her party. 

Yoga with Jillian: The Guardian Top 50 Shows to See!

Yoga with Jillian: The Guardian Top 50 Shows to See!

The Guardian’s Top 50 shows to see! Jillian is back at the Fringe with her yoga mat and blender after a hit premiere at last year’s Fringe and subsequent sell-out runs in New York … 

Elf Lyons: Horses

Elf Lyons: Horses

The first ever comedy show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe performed entirely by a horse. 

Danny Clives: Danny Explains It All

Danny Clives: Danny Explains It All

Fresh off the back of his triumphant sold-out Leicester Comedy Festival show and supporting Nigel Ng (Uncle Roger) on his world tour performing at Hammersmith Apollo, Dublin’s 3Oly… 

Jin Hao Li: Swimming in a Submarine

Jin Hao Li: Swimming in a Submarine

In his debut hour, Jin Hao walks you through the seascape of his mind, filled with nightmares of being a spider, dreams of joining the yakuza and breezy memories of serving in the … 

Gwyneth Goes Skiing

Gwyneth Goes Skiing

She’s the Goop-founding, Door-Sliding, Shakespeare-In-Loving, consciously-uncoupling Hollywood superstar. 

Squidge

Squidge

‘A one-woman show with a lot of heart, a pin-drop performance and writing that tears you apart and stitches you up anew’ ****½ (AYoungishPerspective. 

Amy Mason: Free Mason

Amy Mason: Free Mason

After an encounter with a wildlife enthusiast, the Funny Women Award finalist explores what it means to be a human animal (nightmare, tbh). 

Gang Bang

Gang Bang

In 1945, when Sicilians were pouring onto boats for America, one man by the name of Don Lambrini accidentally boarded an all-inclusive Thomas Cook cruise to Blackpool, England. 

Sorry (I Broke Your Arms and Legs)

Sorry (I Broke Your Arms and Legs)

Sam Wilson, Class 8C, is obviously the correct choice for Head Boy. 

Across a Love Locked Bridge

Across a Love Locked Bridge

A poetic anthology. 

Never Get to Heaven in an Empty Shell

Never Get to Heaven in an Empty Shell

Claud’s stuck. 

Uh Oh Spaghetti-Oh!

Uh Oh Spaghetti-Oh!

Step into an unforgettable family-friendly musical adventure that brings a slice of Australian sunshine to the stage. 

Two Hearts: Til Death Do Us Hearts

Two Hearts: Til Death Do Us Hearts

New Zealand’s hottest comedy pop-music duo Two Hearts are back – now with more “vow” factor. 

Andrew Frost: Cards on the Table

Andrew Frost: Cards on the Table

Andrew is one of the best card magicians in the world. 

Chatterbox

Chatterbox

Chatterbox, a play about a Pakistani girl at primary school in 1970s Glasgow. 

Look After Your Knees

Look After Your Knees

A new solo performance by Funny Women finalist Natalie Bellingham using comedy, storytelling, movement and interaction to celebrate being human in all its banality, sprinkled with … 

Ginger Johnson Blows Off!

Ginger Johnson Blows Off!

Join comedian, crash mat and winner of Drag Race UK Ginger Johnson as she swaps her stilettos for safety goggles and takes a death-defying leap from the runway to the real world. 

Vlad Ilich: Vladislav, Baby Don't Hurt Me

Vlad Ilich: Vladislav, Baby Don't Hurt Me

In the summer of ‘99, six-year-old Vlad played a game of chess that changed his life forever. 

The Screen Test

The Screen Test

The Screen Test, written and performed by Bebe Cave. 

Katie Norris: Farm Fatale

Katie Norris: Farm Fatale

The hotly anticipated debut show from an agricultural icon, likely to cause delight or distress to anyone who becomes involved with her, or her livestock. 

Alice Snedden: Highly Credible

Alice Snedden: Highly Credible

After years away from stand-up (due to the global pandemic and a lack of interest in being out late), the co-writer and co-director of BBC and HBO’s Starstruck returns with a brand… 

Jazz Emu: Knight Fever

Jazz Emu: Knight Fever

Musical supernova Jazz Emu (Telegraph’s 26th Funniest Comedian of the 21st Century) is back with a brand-new show, with a full live band, The Cosmique Perfectión. 

Josh Thomas: Let's Tidy Up

Josh Thomas: Let's Tidy Up

This is a show where Josh tidies up. 

Toy Stories, or How Not to Make a Living as an Artist

Toy Stories, or How Not to Make a Living as an Artist

A storytelling odyssey through art, contemporary politics and twentieth-century history, told in Chris’s signature style: satirical stand-up meets art lecture-demonstration. 

Zoe Brownstone: A Bite Of Yours

Zoe Brownstone: A Bite Of Yours

Zoe Brownstone has been performing stand-up since before dating apps existed, and yet still does not know how love works if you can even believe it! That’s not the whole truth. 

The Book of Mountains and Seas

The Book of Mountains and Seas

In this new play from award-winning writer Yilong Liu, a California dad arrives in New York to visit his late son’s last boyfriend to propose an impossible mission: visit all 179 r… 

Anirban Dasgupta: Polite Provocation

Anirban Dasgupta: Polite Provocation

Kolkata-born, Mumbai-based Anirban makes his Edinburgh debut, exploring three generations of his family back to British India, the birth of his daughter and the immediate question:… 

Alex Edelman: JUST FOR US

Alex Edelman: JUST FOR US

Direct from Broadway, a special one-off benefit performance of Alex Edelman’s award-winning show in honour of the show’s late director, Adam Brace. 

Paddy Young: Hungry, Horny, Scared

Paddy Young: Hungry, Horny, Scared

He’s hungry. 

Chloe Petts: If You Can't Say Anything Nice

Chloe Petts: If You Can't Say Anything Nice

Fresh from her smash-hit Edinburgh Fringe and Soho Theatre sell-out debut, Chloe Petts returns with her follow-up hour. 

Revelations of Rab McVie

Revelations of Rab McVie

Join everyman Rab McVie as he travels through richly textured, ever-changing painted landscapes, pursuing light in darkness, hope in a torn world. 

Leo Reich: Literally Who Cares?!

Leo Reich: Literally Who Cares?!

Your favourite dilettante sociopath is back, fresh from an acclaimed off-Broadway run, to perform his multiple award-nominated show one last time. 

All Killa No Filla

All Killa No Filla

Hot off the back of huge sold-out shows in Manchester, Birmingham and London, stellar comedians Rachel Fairburn and Kiri Pritchard-McLean once again bring their smash-hit true crim… 

Tarot: Hive Mind

Tarot: Hive Mind

Late night and loose, Hive Mind is a gameshow in which contestants have to crowdsource their way to victory. 

You Dress Funny – Darren Harriott and Rachel Fairburn

You Dress Funny – Darren Harriott and Rachel Fairburn

Join Darren Harriott and Rachel Fairburn for a very special Edinburgh Fringe edition of You Dress Funny, the event where comedy meets fashion. 

Sudha Bhuchar: Evening Conversations

Sudha Bhuchar: Evening Conversations

‘You’re the one with the identity crisis mum, not us!’ Middle-class, middle-aged, multicultural mother of millennial sons Sudha invites her boys to ‘crack open a cold one’ and shar… 

Zach Zucker: Spectacular Industry Showcase

Zach Zucker: Spectacular Industry Showcase

Winner: Comedian’s Comedian Award, Chortle 2020. 

Mervyn's 30th Year Charity Gala

Mervyn's 30th Year Charity Gala

Join Merv and a host of top talent in a huge Charity Variety Gala to celebrate the 30th year of the legendary Mervyn Stutter’s Pick of the Fringe showcase. 

Kiell Smith-Bynoe and Friends: Kool Story Bro

Kiell Smith-Bynoe and Friends: Kool Story Bro

Star of Taskmaster, Ghosts and Stath Lets Flats, Kiell Smith-Bynoe hosts a late-night improv show featuring the best improvisers at the Fringe. 

Jack Whitehall and Friends

Jack Whitehall and Friends

Join Jack Whitehall as he returns to the Pleasance to host a special late-night stand-up show with some of his friends from around the Fringe. 

Nabil Abdulrashid: The Purple Pill

Nabil Abdulrashid: The Purple Pill

A show about trying to be a good person while staying a badman. 

Queer Diary

Queer Diary

LGBTQIA+ adults read aloud from their real teenage diaries, poetry, fanfic and more! After gaining a cult following in London and online, Queer Diary tours the UK for the first tim… 

String V SPITTA

String V SPITTA

A kids party. 

Graham in the Green

Graham in the Green

Ivo Graham dips a greedy toe into the theatre/therapy section, poring over the usuals (relationships, responsibilities, regrets) without any promise of logic or laughter. 

Jazz Emu: You Shouldn't Have

Jazz Emu: You Shouldn't Have

Returning after two sell-out runs at Soho Theatre, global sensation Jazz Emu is back with his virtuoso musical spectacular. 

Blueprints

Blueprints

Are you destined to repeat ancestral patterns forever? If you could know the entire history of your bloodline, and everything you’re passing on to your children, would you want t… 

Hal Cruttenden: It's Best You Hear It From Me

Hal Cruttenden: It's Best You Hear It From Me

Last year’s critically acclaimed show is back for a limited run. 

Shaparak Khorsandi: ShapChat!

Shaparak Khorsandi: ShapChat!

In the blink of an eye, Shaparak has clocked up 50 years on this planet, a quarter-century as a comedian. 

Kwame Asante: In Stitches

Kwame Asante: In Stitches

A&E doctor and award-winning stand-up comedian Kwame Asante returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with an hour of his best material on life inside and outside the hospital. 

Godot is a Woman

Godot is a Woman

The ‘unmissable’ ***** (Reviews Hub) 2022 Fringe hit returns! Since Beckett wrote Waiting for Godot, he and his estate have notoriously challenged – often legally – non-mal… 

Sam Campbell. Bulletproof Ten

Sam Campbell. Bulletproof Ten

Despite the allegations… The champ is back!!! The show will only go for ten minutes but you will remember it for longer. 

Gig Pigs Live in Edinburgh

Gig Pigs Live in Edinburgh

Gig Pigs, Ivo Graham and Alex Kealy’s podcast comes to the Pleasance for one night only! Seated or standing? Support band or drinks? Sing along as loudly as possible or watch in re… 

Tartan Ribbon Comedy Benefit

Tartan Ribbon Comedy Benefit

The best night of comedy on the Fringe returns! Join us for a raucous night of laughter, raising much-needed funds for Waverley Care, Scotland’s HIV and Hepatitis C charity. 

Nick Mohammed presents The Very Best and Worst of Mr Swallow

Nick Mohammed presents The Very Best and Worst of Mr Swallow

For one night only, double Emmy Award nominee and star of Ted Lasso Nick Mohammed brings Mr Swallow back to the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Catherine Cohen: Come For Me

Catherine Cohen: Come For Me

After her critically acclaimed Netflix special The Twist. 

Egg: Absolutely Fine

Egg: Absolutely Fine

Just a fresh new show from two fresh young gals who, honestly, are absolutely fine. 

Andy Parsons: Bafflingly Optimistic

Andy Parsons: Bafflingly Optimistic

Having done 17 full-run Edinburgh shows, Andy hasn’t done one for 17 years. 

Zoe Coombs Marr: The Opener

Zoe Coombs Marr: The Opener

We regret to inform you that Dave is back. 

Rhys James: Spilt Milk

Rhys James: Spilt Milk

No use crying over spilt milk is a very commonly used proverb, and its familiarity and any possible connection to it is at the forefront of our minds as we watch this show. 

Jack Tucker: Comedy Stand-Up Hour

Jack Tucker: Comedy Stand-Up Hour

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

Kieran Hodgson: Big In Scotland

Kieran Hodgson: Big In Scotland

In 2020, the world changed forever, as Kieran Hodgson moved to Scotland. 

1000 Miniature Meadows

1000 Miniature Meadows

Part letter project, part sound project, and part city-wide planting project, this fizzy triptych will begin with you collecting a Listening Pack from the Pleasance Courtyard. 

Nick Helm's Hot 'N' Heavy Weekend

Nick Helm's Hot 'N' Heavy Weekend

Ten years ago, the incomparable Nick Helm released his first studio album Hot ‘N’ Heavy to the delighted ears of fans across the globe. 

Simon Amstell: Work in Progress

Simon Amstell: Work in Progress

In a thrilling, last-minute addition, Simon Amstell will return to the Edinburgh Fringe for the first time in six years to perform a late-night show of new stand-up material for a … 

Rosie Jones – Triple Threat

Rosie Jones – Triple Threat

Join Rosie as she ponders whether she is a national treasure, a little prick, or somewhere in between! This show is guaranteed to be full of unapologetic cheekiness, nonsensical fu… 

Dog Park

Dog Park

New material with old friends. 

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

Paul Merton’s infamous Impro Chums return to the Fringe after a four year hiatus and is warmly welcomed by the Pleasance Grand’s 750 seat capacity bursting at the seams. 

Rachel Parris: Work in Progress

Rachel Parris: Work in Progress

The BAFTA-nominated comedian, The Mash Report (BBC2) star, Live at the Apollo (BBC1) star and viral sensation, presents a work-in-progress hour of her signature blend of stand-up a… 

The Man Who Thought He Knew Too Much

The Man Who Thought He Knew Too Much

Voloz Collective’s production of The Man Who Thought He Knew Too Much is a masterclass in physical theatre. 

Ivo Graham: Organised Fun

Ivo Graham: Organised Fun

Organised fun is one of those phrases that can evoke different emotional responses from people. 

Stamptown Comedy Night

Stamptown Comedy Night

From the moment Zach Zucker's comedy alter ego Jack Tucker walks out on stage to introduce Stamptown, the audience knows they're in for something truly special. 

Pleasance All-American Newcomer Comedy Gala

Pleasance All-American Newcomer Comedy Gala

An all-American line-up show, featuring the very best comedians from across the pond! Discover the freshest comedy talent on the Fringe as they make their Pleasance debuts this sum… 

Pleasance Newcomer Comedy Gala

Pleasance Newcomer Comedy Gala

A one-off comedy extravaganza! For the past 38 years, the Pleasance has been the home of new comedy talent in Edinburgh. 

Mervyn Stutter's Pick of the Fringe

Mervyn Stutter's Pick of the Fringe

It’s like the Royal Variety Show of the Fringe. 

Mawaan: Songs About Birds (WIP)

Mawaan: Songs About Birds (WIP)

Think guineafowl. 

The Ice Hole: A Cardboard Comedy

The Ice Hole: A Cardboard Comedy

They say a picture can tell a thousand words, but it turns out that if it is drawn on cardboard, it can tell a thousand more. 

The Birth of Frankenstein

The Birth of Frankenstein

The Birth of Frankenstein tells us the story of Mary Shelley, the mother of science fiction, on her fateful trip to Geneva with Percy Bysshe Shelley. 

Glenn Moore: Will You Still Need Me, Will You Still Feed Me, Glenn I'm Sixty Moore

Glenn Moore: Will You Still Need Me, Will You Still Feed Me, Glenn I'm Sixty Moore

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

HoneyBEE

HoneyBEE

HoneyBEE is a festival-driven show with a banging soundtrack. 

Truly Madly Baldy

Truly Madly Baldy

Truly, Madly, Baldy is a hilarious two-hander comedy based on the brutally honest stories of people who suffer from the hair-loss condition Alopecia. 

Best of Edinburgh Showcase Show

Best of Edinburgh Showcase Show

Great value lunchtime comedy showcase featuring the best and brightest of this year’s Fringe comics. 

Teacher's Pet

Teacher's Pet

Jane is a high-school senior. 

Wiesenthal

Wiesenthal

At at a time when the world has never more needed to heed the whispers of history, when client journalism seeks to sanitise hate speech as a ‘balanced’ opinion, and social medi… 

52 Monologues for Young Transsexuals

52 Monologues for Young Transsexuals

Taking verbatim theatre into a new realm, 52 Monologues for Young Transsexuals is interested in how real life becomes performance and vice versa. 

Sapan Verma: Shame on Me

Sapan Verma: Shame on Me

Catch India’s stand-up star Sapan Verma live for the first time at the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Sound Clash: Death in the Arena

Sound Clash: Death in the Arena

Receiving its world premiere at the Fringe is Sound Clash: an urban love story set in a dystopian world of dancehall, where MCs, not MPs, rule the nation! In Sound city, music is c… 

Max & Ivan: Life, Choices

Max & Ivan: Life, Choices

This wholehearted and heartwarming family orientated show, from the creators of Commitment, The Wrestling, and Deep Heat is the classic story of a life-long friendship and quirky f… 

Knock, Knock

Knock, Knock

Four TikTok comedy stars try their hand at stand up comedy this year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, hosted by Coco Sarel and stars Steven Mckell, Ayamé Ponder and Henry Rowley. 

Paul Chowdhry: Family-Friendly Comedian

Paul Chowdhry: Family-Friendly Comedian

Following a complete sell-out, extended national tour, star of global hit Live Innit, Taskmaster and the first British-Asian stand-up to sell-out London’s Wembley Arena returns to … 

Buff

Buff

The Edinburgh Fringe is increasingly awash with solo shows – primarily because of spiralling accommodation costs. 

Frankie Thompson and Liv Ello: Body Show

Frankie Thompson and Liv Ello: Body Show

Frankie Thompson and Liv Ello’s Body show is a dystopian cacophony of farce, comedy and tragedy. 

Daniel Foxx: Villain

Daniel Foxx: Villain

The simple ‘good vs bad’ narrative is present in just about every aspect of our culture and society. 

Comedy Reserve at the Courtyard

Comedy Reserve at the Courtyard

Catch four of the best up-and-coming comedy acts in the 17th year of the Comedy Reserve, hand-picked by the Pleasance and supported by the Charlie Hartill Fund. 

Tones: A Hip-Hop Opera

Tones: A Hip-Hop Opera

Uplifting and bold, Tones is one-man’s lyrical life story growing up in the ends, exploring black identity in a UK culture obsessed with class and race. 

In Loyal Company

In Loyal Company

Returning after sell-out runs in 2018 and 2019, In Loyal Company is the incredible true story of missing WWII soldier Arthur Robinson, written and performed by his great-nephew Dav… 

Guffy

Guffy

Guffy is a guttural, allegorical tale of the state of our nation. 

Burning Down The Horse

Burning Down The Horse

One hundred brave (or not so brave) Trojan Soldiers are trapped inside the infamous giant wooden horse, plotting their escape…. 

Simon Brodkin: Xavier

Simon Brodkin: Xavier

Simon Brodkin’s Xavier follows the rule that you should never judge a book by its cover. 

Doktor Kaboom and the Wheel of Even More Science!

Doktor Kaboom and the Wheel of Even More Science!

The Doktor is back! With even more science! More laughs! More Kaboom! Spin the wheel and choose what happens next. 

Kirsty Mann: Skeletons

Kirsty Mann: Skeletons

Kirsty Mann (Funny Women Awards finalist) has a secret, and this is a confession: she’s a doctor. 

Actually, Love

Actually, Love

Goya Theatre’s new musical Actually, Love manages to find the sweet spot between being softly tender and incredibly rousing, as it pokes fun at and dismantles various rom-com tro… 

Janine Harouni: Man'oushe

Janine Harouni: Man'oushe

Janine thought she knew her family. 

Lulu Popplewell: Actually, Actually

Lulu Popplewell: Actually, Actually

Whenever I feel down about the state of the world, I think of the shows in the Bunker at the Pleasance Courtyard, in particular Lulu Popplewell's show Actually, Actually. 

Ania Magliano: I Can't Believe You've Done This

Ania Magliano: I Can't Believe You've Done This

Who amongst us hasn’t uttered the phrase, “I can’t believe you’ve done this!?” whilst laughing with a friend over a particularly embarrassing story. 

Jodie Mitchell: Becoming John Travulva

Jodie Mitchell: Becoming John Travulva

Award-winning ‘brilliant. 

Hot as Hell

Hot as Hell

Becky, whose best (and only) friend is a demon in a Ouija board, takes us to her first high-school party: filled with horror, karaoke, and awkward interactions. 

Lash – A Pulsating New Play About Going Out Out!

Lash – A Pulsating New Play About Going Out Out!

Get on the Lash! Just in time for last orders. 

Hello Kitty Must Die

Hello Kitty Must Die

Hello Kitty Must Die is a musical adaptation of the Angela S. 

Jesus, Jane, Mother & Me

Jesus, Jane, Mother & Me

***** (Stage; Three Weeks; Theatre Weekly; Advertiser, Adelaide). 

Trash Salad

Trash Salad

Sex. 

Break Up With Your Boyfriend

Break Up With Your Boyfriend

Cassie is a hot mess. 

The Big Bite-Size Breakfast Show

The Big Bite-Size Breakfast Show

Good morning, Edinburgh! Following the hiatus since our triumphant run in 2019, we’re thrilled to be back for our 15th year! Bringing you three brand-new, delicious, rotating “menu… 

All Aboard! at Termination Station

All Aboard! at Termination Station

This is the Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut from performer, writer and creative activist Lilly Burton. 

Leila Navabi: Composition

Leila Navabi: Composition

The Welsh, brown, gay, Gen-Z comedian presents her debut hour: an audacious punk musical-comedy show about the dubious ethics of artistically exploiting marginalised identities for… 

Murder, She Didn't Write

Murder, She Didn't Write

The Improv Fringe is alive and kicking this year, as witty and inventive as ever. 

Mark Watson: Search

Mark Watson: Search

Mark Watson is a stalwart at the Edinburgh Fringe with his casual style and observationist humour and anecdotes that lead us down convoluted paths of thinking. 

Bronwyn Sweeney: Off-Brand

Bronwyn Sweeney: Off-Brand

Bronwyn Sweeney’s show Off Brand talks about how important branding is, not only for products, but for comedians too. 

Chloe Petts: If You Can't Say Anything Nice

Chloe Petts: If You Can't Say Anything Nice

Chloe Petts’ latest hour If You Can’t Say Anything Nice is teeming with insults and slander as she scrutinises rudeness, rage, and her own relationship with anger. 

William Thompson: The Hand You're Dealt

William Thompson: The Hand You're Dealt

William Thompson (BBC New Comedy Awards finalist 2021, as seen and heard on Dave, Channel 4 and BBC Scotland) is a rising star from Belfast. 

NewsRevue

NewsRevue

There are many things which conjure up the spirit of the Fringe. 

Martin Urbano: Apology Comeback Tour

Martin Urbano: Apology Comeback Tour

Martin Urbano spent his long, lucky career talking and saying anything he wanted, until allegations surfaced, he stepped out of the spotlight, promising to take a long time to list… 

30 and Out

30 and Out

‘Mum, I’m a lesbian. 

Greta Titelman's Exquisite Lies

Greta Titelman's Exquisite Lies

This intimate evening of storytelling and song thrillingly investigates the most deranged and dramatic person in Greta’s life – herself. 

Olaf Falafel's Super Stupid Show (20% More Stupider)

Olaf Falafel's Super Stupid Show (20% More Stupider)

Join comedian and children’s author Olaf Falafel for an hour of kid’s comedy which is now 20% more stupider than ever before. 

Jordan Brookes: Snakes for Cats to Watch (Work in Progress)

Jordan Brookes: Snakes for Cats to Watch (Work in Progress)

A while back, I found a video online of an animated snake crawling, made for entertaining cats. 

Jonny Pelham: Optimism Over Despair

Jonny Pelham: Optimism Over Despair

Jonny told the nation his biggest secret. 

Gillian Cosgriff: Actually, Good

Gillian Cosgriff: Actually, Good

The premise of Gillian Cosgriff's show Actually, Good is both simple and elegant, revolving around celebrating life's small pleasures. 

Blue Badge Bunch: ReRamped

Blue Badge Bunch: ReRamped

The disability Taskmaster! A hilarious, interactive game show where each game represents a different disability, giving kids and grown-ups the chance to learn about autism and cere… 

Matty Hutson: Don't Hold Back

Matty Hutson: Don't Hold Back

Musical comedy is a difficult genre of comedy to do well, not only because of the addition of an instrument, but the fact that the jokes have to be succinct and the comedian themse… 

Casting the Runes

Casting the Runes

‘Who is this who is coming?’ You are invited to the edge of your seat, on a journey to the darkest corners of the night. 

Chloe Radcliffe: Cheat

Chloe Radcliffe: Cheat

Chloe Radcliffe has cheated in almost every relationship she has been in, and it’s a trend she can’t seem to kick to the curb. 

Laura Ramoso: FRANCES

Laura Ramoso: FRANCES

Viral sensation Laura Ramoso does her live show FRANCES after conquering Instagram and Tiktok with her character sketches, with the highly anticipated German Mom and Italian Dad be… 

Tickbox 2

Tickbox 2

Actress-comedian Lubna Kerr explores her family’s journey, sharing the challenges encountered with humour and emotion. 

The Importance of Being... Earnest?

The Importance of Being... Earnest?

The overall concept is a brilliant one. 

Cara Connors: Straight for Pay

Cara Connors: Straight for Pay

As seen on Just For Laughs, Hulu and Apple TV, Cara Connors is an LA-based comedian, actor, writer and multifaceted homosexual with an ass that won’t quit. 

Liz Guterbock: Geriatric Millennial

Liz Guterbock: Geriatric Millennial

Dual national. 

WONDER DRUG: A Comedy About Cystic Fibrosis

WONDER DRUG: A Comedy About Cystic Fibrosis

Charlie has cystic fibrosis, a condition that causes a build-up of mucus. 

Courtney Pauroso: Vanessa 5000

Courtney Pauroso: Vanessa 5000

As seen on Reno 911, Key & Peele, and Jackass 4. 

Freya Parker: It Ain't Easy Being Cheeky

Freya Parker: It Ain't Easy Being Cheeky

Are you a little cheeky guy? Interested in the lifestyle? Come and join Freya as she navigates the struggles of trying to remain cheeky when it’s raining trauma. 

Chriskirkpatrickmas: A Boy Band Christmas Musical

Chriskirkpatrickmas: A Boy Band Christmas Musical

A Christmas Carol meets It’s A Wonderful Life meets. 

MUSIC

MUSIC

Dave is house band / receptionist at streaming service Stripefy, but he wants more: he dreams of going full-time on reception. 

Darren Harriott – Roadman

Darren Harriott – Roadman

Yooo! Darren’s brand-new show is all about how his life has changed for the better (yay!). 

Thirst

Thirst

Everyone has heard of the 27 Club. 

Paddy Young: Hungry, Horny, Scared

Paddy Young: Hungry, Horny, Scared

He’s hungry. 

Magic Gareth: Level Up!

Magic Gareth: Level Up!

One-up your Fringe game this festival by adding mind-blowing magic, a grumpy unicorn and 10 XP! Take a chance, believe in the magic (and yourself)! Magic Gareth returns with this m… 

Chatham House Rules

Chatham House Rules

The Chatham House Rule is an agreement which allows those in power to share ideas with impunity: the discussion itself can be reported upon, but names are protected. 

Lachlan Werner – Voices Of Evil

Lachlan Werner – Voices Of Evil

The horrifying debut from the award-winning poof prince of puppets. 

The Life Sporadic of Jess Wildgoose

The Life Sporadic of Jess Wildgoose

The creators of smash-hit The Man Who return with an explosive new show. 

Marcus Brigstocke: Cheese and Whine

Marcus Brigstocke: Cheese and Whine

There are no problems that cannot be improved by eating cheese. 

Sea Dragon Under 5s

Sea Dragon Under 5s

From the creators of Moon Dragon, Sea Dragon is the most fun for under 5s. 

Bitter Lemons

Bitter Lemons

In the pressurised worlds of football and finance, two women carve their own path. 

Bill O'Neill: The Amazing Banana Brothers

Bill O'Neill: The Amazing Banana Brothers

You either die an artist or you live long enough to see yourself become a stuntman. 

Benji Waterstones: You Don't Have to Be Mad to Work Here

Benji Waterstones: You Don't Have to Be Mad to Work Here

A fly-on-the-padded-wall account of the mental health world that also busts some myths (there are no padded walls). 

Matt Forde: Inside No. 10

Matt Forde: Inside No. 10

That humour has rarely trodden a more cobbled path than in recent years makes the mean streets of Edinburgh an especially apposite place for the good, the bad, and the downright ug… 

Horatio Gould: Sweet Prince

Horatio Gould: Sweet Prince

Horatio’s friends tell him he needs to open up, but he feels he has nothing to confess. 

Lorna Rose Treen: Skin Pigeon

Lorna Rose Treen: Skin Pigeon

Character comedian Lorna Rose Treen has been pretending to be other people for fun since she could dress herself. 

Moses Storm: Perfect Cult

Moses Storm: Perfect Cult

Official Selection: Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch (2022). 

Fiona Allen: On The Run

Fiona Allen: On The Run

Double Emmy Award winner and star of Smack The Pony is doing her first ever show. 

Santi and Naz

Santi and Naz

Best friends Santi and Naz live in pre-partition India. 

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

The must-see, Olivier Award-winning West End hit is back! Watch the masters of musical improv create a brand-new musical comedy from scratch at every single performance of this mul… 

Shelf: The Kids' Show

Shelf: The Kids' Show

Join best friends Rachel and Ruby for a kids’ comedy show that’s fun for all the family! Full of sketches, songs, pranks and silliness. 

Edmonds

Edmonds

Deal or No Deal meets Doctor Faustus. 

Unforgettable Girl

Unforgettable Girl

Money can’t buy love, but £19. 

Josh Weller: Age Against The Machine

Josh Weller: Age Against The Machine

I’ve never laughed so much at a someone else’s shortcomings in my life. 

Scherzo

Scherzo

Spirit of the Fringe Award winner Släpstick is back. 

Luke Kempner in Gritty Police Drama: A One-Man Musical

Luke Kempner in Gritty Police Drama: A One-Man Musical

Star of Spitting Image (Britbox), Steph’s Packed Lunch (Channel 4) impressionist Luke Kempner brings his one-man British Police Drama to Edinburgh. 

Louise Young: Feral

Louise Young: Feral

Debut hour from Geordie rising star with a show all about class, chaos and coming out. 

Tadiwa Mahlunge: Inhibition Exhibition

Tadiwa Mahlunge: Inhibition Exhibition

One of the country’s top new stand-ups presents their debut hour. 

Science Adventures: Deep Sea

Science Adventures: Deep Sea

Head to the bottom of the sea for a dramatic aquatic adventure! Join Professor Flotsam and Dr Wright in their brand new submarine as they look for the strangest creatures in the de… 

Dan Jones: This Seems Ambitious

Dan Jones: This Seems Ambitious

In his debut, Dan Jones takes the audience through his struggles with love without borders. 

Celya AB: Second Rodeo

Celya AB: Second Rodeo

Celya AB’s Second Rodeo is a patchwork quilt of jokes, as she moves on from the subject of hating on England - although since we’re in Scotland, such jokes are more than welcom… 

Darran Griffiths: Inconceivable

Darran Griffiths: Inconceivable

Having supported some of the biggest comedy names across the country (Russell Howard, Iain Stirling), Darran brings his debut hour, Inconceivable, to the Fringe. 

Madame Chandelier's Opera Party for Kids

Madame Chandelier's Opera Party for Kids

Dazzling divas. 

Huge Davies: Whodunnit

Huge Davies: Whodunnit

Edinburgh Newcomer Award nominee Huge Davies (Cats Does Countdown and Roast Battle), returns with his highly anticipated second show about murder. 

Lindsey Santoro: Pink Tinge

Lindsey Santoro: Pink Tinge

Alright bab!? Debut stand-up hour from one of the most exciting voices to come out of Brum in recent years. 

Rosie Holt: That's Politainment!

Rosie Holt: That's Politainment!

The worse the political career, the more lucrative the subsequent entertainment opportunities. 

Spin Cycles

Spin Cycles

Time to sweat out the sadness: Spin Cycles gives a cathartic look into why we search for something deeper when the inconceivable happens to us. 

Adam Kay: Undoctored – This is Going to Hurt... More

Adam Kay: Undoctored – This is Going to Hurt... More

As Adam Kay closes in on becoming a household name, he is evidently an Edinburghhold name, packing out the prestigious Pleasance Grand to brimming point. 

Lucy and Friends

Lucy and Friends

Lucy McCormick may think she's the diva of her feral, budget cabaret of brazen filth but the real joy is taking part in the push and pull of being in an audience under her spel… 

The Great Ruckus

The Great Ruckus

Award-winning writer Izzy Tennyson returns to the Edinburgh Fringe in the shadow of her previous show Brute to tell the story of two dissimilar sisters who must navigate strained r… 

Public – The Musical

Public – The Musical

Public looks like it could be the next big musical phenomenon to have passed through the Fringe. 

Rubbish Romeo and Juliet

Rubbish Romeo and Juliet

Enemies. 

Dominique Salerno: The Box Show

Dominique Salerno: The Box Show

Dominique Solerno’s The Box Show is a well-conceived theatrical piece which sees this talented and versatile performer performing a plethora of different characters, all from wit… 

The Return

The Return

The beaches are lovely. 

Pitch

Pitch

A bold, joyful, goal-scoring exploration of the relationship between football and the queer community. 

Yoga with Jillian – A New Comedy

Yoga with Jillian – A New Comedy

‘Such a discovery is playwright Lia Romeo’ ***** (TheaterMania. 

Nuclear Children

Nuclear Children

Winner of the 2021 Platform Presents Playwright’s Prize. 

Sing, River

Sing, River

The magic and mystery of midsummer combine with things past and present in Sing, River, written and performed by Nathaniel Jones of Love Song Productions at the Pleasance Courtyard… 

Mary O'Connell: Money Princess

Mary O'Connell: Money Princess

Mary O’Connell is conflicted: she hates capitalism but she loves to shop. 

Tamsyn Kelly: Crying in TK Maxx

Tamsyn Kelly: Crying in TK Maxx

When working class, Cornish comedian Tamsyn Kelly (BBC New Comedy Awards, Comedy Central Live), discovers footage of her estranged father in a Channel 4 documentary, she’s forced t… 

Green Fingers

Green Fingers

A deliciously Dahl-esque treat from madcap duo Fladam (Flo Poskitt and Adam Sowter), about a boy born with gunky, green fingers! Is he really rotten, or just misunderstood? Maybe t… 

André de Freitas: What If

André de Freitas: What If

It’s a little dark and drab as the audience politely waits in Bunker Two at the Pleasance. 

...And This Is My Friend Mr Laurel

...And This Is My Friend Mr Laurel

Jeffrey Holland (Hi-de-Hi, You Rang M’Lord) returns in this sell-out one-man show about friendship, memories and a couple of remarkable lives. 

Mamoun Elagab: Why I Love White People

Mamoun Elagab: Why I Love White People

Comedian Mamoun Elagab will not kiss your ass. 

Improvised Rubbish Shakespeare – The Incomplete Works

Improvised Rubbish Shakespeare – The Incomplete Works

Shakespeare’s gone awol so his cast must make it up. 

Amusements by Ikechukwu Ufomadu

Amusements by Ikechukwu Ufomadu

Winner: Vulture’s Comedians You Should Know (2022). 

Clown Sex

Clown Sex

Join Gary Strange in the London sewers as he encounters stories of bad sex, sad sex and clown sex. 

Sea Dragon Babies

Sea Dragon Babies

From the creators of Moon Dragon, Sea Dragon is the most perfect experience for babies under one at the Fringe in 2023. 

Home

Home

Temper Theatre’s Home is an environmental displacement, family and imagination. 

Kieran Hodgson: Big In Scotland

Kieran Hodgson: Big In Scotland

He enters resplendent in his tartan jacket, setting in motion sixty minutes of stunningly acute comic observation laced with some telling introspection all delivered with totally e… 

Josh Jones: Gobsmacked

Josh Jones: Gobsmacked

Brand-new show from everyone’s favourite gobby Manc Princess and Edinburgh Comedy Awards’ Best Newcomer nominee. 

John Tothill: The Last Living Libertine

John Tothill: The Last Living Libertine

The Last Living Libertine is the debut hour from John Tothill as he tries to dissect our attitude to life and prove that techno music is the true expression of human spirit and the… 

Annabel Marlow... is this okay??

Annabel Marlow... is this okay??

From SIX (Edinburgh Fringe original cast), Public (Vaults) and several perfect pictures (Instagram) Annabel Marlow makes her solo debut. 

I Love You, Now What?

I Love You, Now What?

Can love survive when someone dies? ‘No bastard ever warned me that your love life goes down the shitter when someone dies. 

Four Felons and a Funeral

Four Felons and a Funeral

Whatever you may think Four Felons and a Funeral is going to be when booking the ticket, I can guarantee that it is wildly different than what happens onstage. 

Île

Île

Île, by award-winning writer/actor/comedian Sophie Joans, from Cape Town, South Africa, takes you on a fast and funny excavation of her maternal roots on the island, Mauritius. 

MEAT

MEAT

MEAT is an electrifying roar of fury, a rallying cry of protest and unifying celebration of strength packed with heroism and heart. 

A Manchester Anthem
BOBBY WINNER

A Manchester Anthem

Making its Fringe debut after winning VAULT Festival ‘Show Of The Week Award’ and Pleasance ‘Pick of the VAULT Award’, Manchester Anthem has been restaged from the linear L… 

Super

Super

On Hollywood Boulevard, a group of actors are posing as famous characters for photos with tourists. 

Violet and Me

Violet and Me

A meditation on motherhood, feminism and fame, two-time Emmy award winner Dorothy Lyman premiers her story at this year’s Fringe. 

Tom Moran is a Big Fat Filthy Disgusting Liar

Tom Moran is a Big Fat Filthy Disgusting Liar

What’s the worst lie you’ve told? How far would you go to keep it a secret? Tom is a charismatic people-pleaser, an expert in empathy, but someone who struggles with the truth. 

Saturn Return

Saturn Return

A Saturn Return is one’s astrological coming of age, propelling major life transformations. 

Nabil Abdulrashid: The Purple Pill

Nabil Abdulrashid: The Purple Pill

With Purple Pill, Nabil Abdulrashid takes to the stage, promising an intriguing dive into comedy through the multifaceted lens of the comedian himself. 

Aaron Simmonds: Baby Steps

Aaron Simmonds: Baby Steps

Aaron has been doing stand-up comedy without standing up for eight years now, and it’s time for that to change! So he’s attempting to do something he’s never done before. 

William Stone: Lofi Jokes to Study/Relax to

William Stone: Lofi Jokes to Study/Relax to

William Stone (BBC New Comedy Award finalist and Moth Club star) wants you to spend an hour with him taking it easy, inspired by YouTube relaxation playlists. 

Alexandra Haddow: Not My Finest Hour

Alexandra Haddow: Not My Finest Hour

Have you ever done anything wrong? Alex has; relationships, sex, feminism, kids, even dancing. 

Sophie Duker: Hag

Sophie Duker: Hag

The sexy baby from Taskmaster is all grown up. 

Colin Hoult: The Death of Anna Mann

Colin Hoult: The Death of Anna Mann

Anna Mann is back! The acclaimed actress, singer and welder (gotta have a back up) returns after five long years to tell the incredible story of her life in the arts in this, her f… 

Ben Moor and Joanna Neary: BookTalkBookTalkBook

Ben Moor and Joanna Neary: BookTalkBookTalkBook

Novelists Jenny Nibbingley and Burton Mastrick need no introduction. 

Jamali Maddix: King Crud

Jamali Maddix: King Crud

As seen on Taskmaster (Channel 4), Frankie Boyle’s New World Order (BBC Two), Never Mind the Buzzcocks (Sky) and his critically acclaimed series Hate Thy Neighbor for Vice, Jamali … 

Get Off Comedy Fundraiser

Get Off Comedy Fundraiser

Get Off Live Comedy Gala! Get Off Live Comedy is an industry born and funded independent HR that aims to eradicate sexual harassment in the industry we love. 

Tom Rosenthal: Manhood

Tom Rosenthal: Manhood

Despite everything that’s happened, Tom is still talking about his penis. 

Big Boys and Friends

Big Boys and Friends

Big Boys and Friends is a silly lil’ mixed-bill comedy-cabaret from Channel 4’s critically acclaimed Big Boys, comedian Jack Rooke and character comic Jon Pointing. 

Ben Moor: Pronoun Trouble

Ben Moor: Pronoun Trouble

Sitting in a lecture about a series of Chuck Jones cartoons, Ben’s thoughts drift in various directions. 

Poles: The Science of Magnetic Attraction

Poles: The Science of Magnetic Attraction

Cora is 23, self-obsessed, a compulsive liar* (*harmless bullshitter), and an absolute hot mess. 

Nobody Panic: Live

Nobody Panic: Live

Writers and comedians Stevie Martin (Breeders, Late Night Mash) and Tessa Coates (Feel Good, Starstruck) co-host their smash-hit podcast Nobody Panic live. 

Vir Das: Wanted

Vir Das: Wanted

Vir Das, fresh off an Emmy nomination for his latest Netflix stand-up special, brings his brand new Wanted world tour to Edinburgh – a show about freedom, a journey into foolishn… 

The Rip Current

The Rip Current

An experimental nosedive into Jamie’s fractured past. 

Angela Barnes: Hot Mess

Angela Barnes: Hot Mess

Angela Barnes (Mock The Week, Live at the Apollo, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and former chair of BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz) has good intentions but trying to live your best … 

Sindhu Vee: Alphabet

Sindhu Vee: Alphabet

A show about the hair we want, the friends we have and living the vast difference between virus and viral. 

Tim Key: Mulberry

Tim Key: Mulberry

Tim Key (Alan Partridge, The Witchfinder, Tim Key’s Late Night Poetry Programme) is back with an all-new show. 

Press

Press

It’s the big day. 

Murder, She Didn't Write

Murder, She Didn't Write

A classic murder mystery is created on the spot from audience suggestions in this ingenious and hilarious show from Fringe favourites, Degrees of Error. 

Tartan Ribbon Comedy Benefit

Tartan Ribbon Comedy Benefit

The best night of comedy on the Fringe returns! Join us for a raucous night of laughter, raising much-needed funds for Waverley Care – Scotland’s HIV and Hepatitis C charity. 

All Killa No Filla Live

All Killa No Filla Live

Comedians Rachel Fairburn and Kiri Pritchard-McLean bring their smash-hit true crime podcast, All Killa no Filla, to the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Sindhu Vee: Work in Progress

Sindhu Vee: Work in Progress

Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee Sindhu Vee returns with a new hour. 

Nick Mohammed Presents The Very Best and Worst of Mr Swallow

Nick Mohammed Presents The Very Best and Worst of Mr Swallow

Mr Swallow returns with a mix of new, old, very old and previously unusable material before hitting the road. 

The Silver Bell

The Silver Bell

A tale as old as time: boy meets boy, boy loses boy, boy punches hole in universe to get boy back. 

Alasdair Beckett-King: Nevermore

Alasdair Beckett-King: Nevermore

Out of the swirling maelstrom he steps, his sword of jokes, his shield of whimsy and his armour made of a third amusing thing. 

Sophie Duker: Hag

Sophie Duker: Hag

The sexy baby from Taskmaster is all grown up. 

Jacqueline Novak: Get on Your Knees

Jacqueline Novak: Get on Your Knees

The most high-brow show about blow jobs you’ll ever see. 

Fiji

Fiji

Inspired by shocking true events, Fiji is a gripping two-hander that blends true crime with romantic comedy to deliver a thrill-ride as hilarious and warm as it is fascinatingly da… 

Catherine Cohen: Work in Progress

Catherine Cohen: Work in Progress

Following her Netflix special The Twist. 

Mervyn Stutter's Pick of the Fringe

Mervyn Stutter's Pick of the Fringe

It’s like the Royal Variety Show of the Fringe. 

Pleasance Newcomer Comedy Gala

Pleasance Newcomer Comedy Gala

A one-off comedy extravaganza! For the past 37 years the Pleasance has been the home of new comedy talent in Edinburgh. 

The Trial

The Trial

You’re suddenly under arrest: no warning, no explanation. 

Comedy Sassafras

Comedy Sassafras

A sassy-ass show hosted by Richard and Greta: risque alter egos of multi award-winning, Fringe favourites Nina Conti (British Comedy Award winner, Live at the Apollo star and more)… 

Arthur Smith: My 75 Years at the Edinburgh Fringe

Arthur Smith: My 75 Years at the Edinburgh Fringe

There are some things as regular at the Fringe as Biblical downpours and overpriced street food. 

Best of Edinburgh Showcase Show

Best of Edinburgh Showcase Show

Great value lunchtime comedy showcase featuring the best and brightest of this year’s Fringe comics. 

SNORT

SNORT

New Zealand’s favourite improv show and the sell-out hit of the 2019 Fringe returns! Cheeky, topical and relentlessly silly, Snort sees a rotating cast of New Zealand’s best co… 

Sheeps: Ten Years, Ten Laughs

Sheeps: Ten Years, Ten Laughs

Has it really been 10 years since Sheeps first performed in Edinburgh? No. 

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World

The kickass-pirational pop musical, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World, is heading to Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022, following a hugely successful UK tour. 

The Suitcase

The Suitcase

When a weary stranger arrives one day, carrying only a suitcase, everyone is full of questions. 

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World

Chris Bush, Miranda Cooper and Jennifer Decilveo’s Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World is in one word, a celebration. 

MADAM GOOD TIT

MADAM GOOD TIT

Helen Bauer is basic, well, basic-plus, because she is aware of it. 

Emily Wilson: Fixed

Emily Wilson: Fixed

Sold-out run: Off-Broadway, Asylum NYC (2022). 

Blue Badge Bunch

Blue Badge Bunch

The disability Taskmaster! A hilarious rip-roaring game show with humour for all ages, where kids join in the games and learn about disability! Hosted by Benny Shakes, with co-host… 

PUSH

PUSH

This is the story of a woman staring down the barrel of motherhood, torn between her own ambivalence. 

Headcase

Headcase

Actor and writer Kristin Mcilquham can’t seem to finish a list. 

Boris the Third

Boris the Third

‘They all knew the person I was when they gave me the part,’ Harry Kershaw complains, words that ring hollow and true, in a prophetic sort of manner, a common feeling that we … 

Head Set

Head Set

Delving into amateur stand-up culture and trying to make peace with a messy brain, the new documentary-theatre show from Victoria Melody sees her in wearable tech, scanning her bra… 

Tom Lucy: Melt

Tom Lucy: Melt

After complete sell-out runs in 2017 and 2018, Tom Lucy is back with a new hour of razor sharp comedy. 

Hal Cruttenden: It's Best You Hear It From Me

Hal Cruttenden: It's Best You Hear It From Me

After 21 years and 224 days Hal’s back being single. 

Man Shed

Man Shed

Can a man find his purpose when he grows older and all the major life events come thick and fast? Should he retire to the solitude of The Shed and escape from the world, or get out… 

You're Safe Til 2024: Deep History

You're Safe Til 2024: Deep History

In the last hours of 2019, David Finnigan’s best friend prepared to make a break for home with his family before fires cut off the highway. 

Trash Salad

Trash Salad

Sex. 

Pauline

Pauline

Pauline is a one woman show, written and performed by the talented Sophie Bentinck. 

Oedipus Electronica

Oedipus Electronica

An electrifying re-imagining of the ultimate love triangle. 

Michael Akadiri: No Scrubs

Michael Akadiri: No Scrubs

Highly anticipated debut hour from comedian and junior doctor. 

Alphonse

Alphonse

The hit Canadian production from one of the world’s most acclaimed contemporary playwrights, Wajdi Mouawad, and performed by Gabe Maharjan – ‘a gifted, multi-faceted actor’ ***… 

Simon Brodkin: Screwed Up

Simon Brodkin: Screwed Up

World-famous prankster and Lee Nelson creator Simon Brodkin returns with a blistering new stand-up show ripping into his ADHD diagnosis, I’m A Celebrity rejection, barmitzvah humil… 

Luke Kempner: Macho Macho Man

Luke Kempner: Macho Macho Man

Star of Spitting Image (Britbox), Steph’s Packed Lunch (Channel 4) and with over 10 million views online, comedian Luke Kempner has found out he is to become a father, but can he b… 

Moon Dragon Babies for Under 1s

Moon Dragon Babies for Under 1s

Returning from a sell-out Fringe in 2019, this interactive show, written especially for babies, tells the story of Bertie the Moon Dragon who misses his cue to send the Moon up int… 

EastEndless

EastEndless

Finally – the scandalous truth behind EastEnders revealed! Gasp as walk-on actor Tony Coventry lifts the lid and spills his beans! Performed by James Holmes. 

You’re Safe Til 2024: Deep History

You’re Safe Til 2024: Deep History

Son of a climate scientist, Australian theatre maker David Finnigan has always made work about climate change – then his country caught fire. 

The Importance of Being... Earnest?

The Importance of Being... Earnest?

What is the scariest thing in the world? Spiders… heights… whoever wins the conservative party leadership contest? None of the above. 

Christian Brighty: Playboy

Christian Brighty: Playboy

Lord Christian Brighty is the country’s most notorious rake. 

Ania Magliano: Absolutely No Worries If Not

Ania Magliano: Absolutely No Worries If Not

50% Polish, 50% Italian, 100% legend. 

Jake Farrell: Sky

Jake Farrell: Sky

How far would you go for the people you love? Join Soho Theatre’s Young Company alumni, rising comedy talent and naïve suburbanite Jake Farrell as he answers that question in his … 

Mark Watson: This Can't Be It

Mark Watson: This Can't Be It

After an enormous UK and Australia tour and an Amazon special, the Taskmaster runner-up and accidental YouTube cult leader brings his most popular show so far back to where it bega… 

SHEWOLVES

SHEWOLVES

Ever thought you should run the world, even though you’re ‘only fourteen and a girl?’ Priya and Lou have. 

Tessa Coates: Get Your Tessa Coates You've Pulled

Tessa Coates: Get Your Tessa Coates You've Pulled

After two sell-out Fringes, Tessa Coates is beside herself with excitement to be back with a brand-new show. 

Sara Barron: Hard Feelings

Sara Barron: Hard Feelings

Star of Live at the Apollo, Would I Lie to You and Frankie Boyle’s New World Order, Edinburgh Best Newcomer nominee Sara Barron returns with a blistering new hour of stand-up on sm… 

Twisted Tales

Twisted Tales

Who is the bandaged man, obsessively in love and held captive inside an upmarket flat, counting down the seconds until it’s time for Her to return and the ‘thing I can’t say’ to be… 

Patti Harrison

Patti Harrison

One of Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch 2019, Patti Harrison makes her highly anticipated Edinburgh debut. 

Period Dramas

Period Dramas

Have you ever wondered how people in the past dealt with their periods? If Queen Victoria coasted* through her cramps? What if period dramas really were about. 

Skank

Skank

Meet Kate. 

Sean McLoughlin: So Be It

Sean McLoughlin: So Be It

Sean McLoughlin: So Be It. 

Aaron Simmonds: Hot Wheels

Aaron Simmonds: Hot Wheels

Aaron gained a nickname based solely on being in a wheelchair. 

Christopher Bliss: Captain Words Eye

Christopher Bliss: Captain Words Eye

Shropshire’s worst writer pulls on his socks and sandals, irons his shell suit windbreaker, combs his curtains, and leaves Shropshire for the fifth time in his life to bring his … 

Charlie Russell Aims to Please

Charlie Russell Aims to Please

As the title Charlie Russell Aims to Please suggests, the entire show is an amalgamation of various theatre techniques from musical to slapstick to the dramatic in Russell’s atte… 

Mary Beth Barone: Silly Little Girl

Mary Beth Barone: Silly Little Girl

Join Mary Beth for her eagerly anticipated debut hour, as she shares her checkered journey as an aspiring young starlet through to the present day, covering a range of topics like … 

Conrad Koch: White Noise

Conrad Koch: White Noise

In this UK premiere, South Africa’s top ventriloquist, Conrad Koch, chats racism, apartheid and colonialism, with his double International EMMY award nominated puppet friend and … 

Let's Talk About Philip

Let's Talk About Philip

When 30 years of family silence is broken, Helen begins a quest to discover the hidden story behind her brother’s suicide. 

Doktor Kaboom and The Wheel of Science!

Doktor Kaboom and The Wheel of Science!

So much science, so little time. 

Rajiv Karia: Gallivant

Rajiv Karia: Gallivant

Rising star Rajiv Karia wants to be your friend. 

Smashing Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

Smashing Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

Oh no. 

The Greatest Hits of Lily and John

The Greatest Hits of Lily and John

Lily hasn’t heard from John in weeks. 

The Unicorn

The Unicorn

‘I’m not a whirlwind of sexual energy. 

Nina Conti: The Dating Show

Nina Conti: The Dating Show

It's only around halfway through Nina Conti: The Dating Show that you realise just how hard she is working. 

Liv Ello: SWARM

Liv Ello: SWARM

There are 250,000 different species of flies - which one are you? SWARM is an experimental, dark comedy exploring the connection between expressions of white privilege and the beha… 

Covid for Kids

Covid for Kids

Follow the adventures of Corry the Coronavirus who causes chaos and misery until controlled by the Science Superheroes. 

Nic Sampson: Marathon, 1904

Nic Sampson: Marathon, 1904

32 athletes entered the 1904 Olympic marathon in St Louis, Missouri. 

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Some shows are Fringe standards, you can’t help but think that they’re like the ravens at the Tower of London; that if they weren’t here, everything would come tumbling down. 

Colin Hoult: The Death of Anna Mann

Colin Hoult: The Death of Anna Mann

Anna Mann is back! The acclaimed actress, singer and welder (gotta have a back up) returns after five long years to tell the incredible story of her life in the arts in this, her f… 

Classic!

Classic!

Despite Kindles and Netflix and Twitter and Podcasts, our collective love of books will never die; at least, if the audience of Classic! at Pleasance Courtyard is anything to go by… 

Magic Gareth's Magic Eye

Magic Gareth's Magic Eye

Magic Gareth returns to the Pleasance Courtyard with Magic Eye! Expect some kick-ass, eye-bending magic and a whole load of nonsense (and balloons)! This brand-new show from the mi… 

Freddie Hayes: Potatohead

Freddie Hayes: Potatohead

This is the story of a humble spud Charlotte, who dreams of becoming a stand-up comedian. 

Celya AB: Swimming

Celya AB: Swimming

The stunning debut hour full of ‘sharp and observant gags’ (Joe Lycett) from one of comedy’s most exciting breakthrough voices. 

Tarot: Cautionary Tales

Tarot: Cautionary Tales

Bounding onto the stage with red smeared eyes and billowing white nighties, the three performers of Tarot kick off their show Cautionary Tales bursting with enthusiastic energy and… 

Closure

Closure

Why be the bigger person when you can be the last one standing? Ink and Curtains make their Edinburgh debut hot on the heels of their first national tour with this tale of a dinner… 

Tiff Stevenson: Sexy Brain

Tiff Stevenson: Sexy Brain

Sexy Brain is Tiff Stevenson’s tenth Edinburgh show – a mighty feat for any comedian. 

Ray Badran: Sweet Baby Ray

Ray Badran: Sweet Baby Ray

Hi, my name is Ray and I’m an Australian stand-up comedian who lives in London. 

Siblings: Siblage

Siblings: Siblage

Character comedians and IRL sisters Maddy and Marina Bye are back and physically bigger than ever. 

Jess Robinson: Legacy

Jess Robinson: Legacy

Watch multi award-winning impressionist and star of Spitting Image Jess Robinson save the world in under an hour! Join the Edinburgh favourite as you’ve never seen her before – s… 

Daddy Issues

Daddy Issues

A dark comedy about daddy issues, sex work, fantasies, taboos, imperfect feminism, immigration and trauma. 

Will Duggan: Iceberg

Will Duggan: Iceberg

Comedy’s miserable, cheeky scamp is returning with the weight of the world across his shoulders and some burning questions in his soul. 

Ben Hart: Wonder

Ben Hart: Wonder

Ben Hart is already a star by any measure, having headlined his own BBC shows and reached the final of a certain UK-based TV talent show, but when Hart enters the vast stage of the… 

Aurie Styla: Green

Aurie Styla: Green

It has been an interesting couple of years, with a global pandemic showing us a different perspective on life and its meaning. 

Pip Utton as Dylan

Pip Utton as Dylan

Pip Utton really is extraordinary. 

Fire Signs

Fire Signs

‘No, she’s not my sister. 

Sikisa: Life of the Party

Sikisa: Life of the Party

Sikisa is the life and soul, the hostess-with-the-mostess and the party don’t start ‘til she walks in. 

Science Adventures: The Power Pickle

Science Adventures: The Power Pickle

Disaster! Professor McGuffin’s ground-breaking Sub-Nuclear Optical Transmitter (SNOT) has a catastrophic malfunction and needs a new power source! What a pickle! Enter the ACES –… 

Block'd Off

Block'd Off

Recipient of the Pleasance Theatre’s Generate Fund for UK-based Black, Asian and Global Majority Artists, Block’d Off is a hard-hitting one-woman play that follows five chara… 

Rapsody

Rapsody

In an inner-city hostel, Jams is trying to record a rap video. 

Blood, Sweat and Vaginas

Blood, Sweat and Vaginas

Blood, Sweat and Vaginas is Paula David’s fantastic journey of self-discovery, sexuality and comedic blunders. 

Room – A Room of One's Own

Room – A Room of One's Own

Adaptation can do more than reproduce. 

Bella Hull: Babycakes

Bella Hull: Babycakes

Have you ever wanted to hear a harrowing true story that really makes you think? Well neither has Bella Hull and that’s why her debut show is full of stupid, stupid jokes. 

Glenn Moore: Will You Still Need Me, Will You Still Feed Me, Glenn I'm Sixty Moore

Glenn Moore: Will You Still Need Me, Will You Still Feed Me, Glenn I'm Sixty Moore

There’s not really any way to describe how much I enjoyed Glenn Moore’s show other than to say that by the halfway point, I had put my notepad away and was just enjoying the ri… 

Kwame Asante: Living in Sin

Kwame Asante: Living in Sin

The unachievable expectations of African Jesus! The unholy shame of premarital cohabitation! The unwavering healthcare professionals who dare to oppose the will of God! Edinburgh C… 

Moon Dragon for 5 and Under

Moon Dragon for 5 and Under

Returning from a sell-out Fringe in 2019, this interactive show, written especially for under 5’s, tells the story of Bertie the Moon Dragon who misses his cue to send the Moon i… 

Everything Has Changed

Everything Has Changed

A joyful, kaleidoscopic new show for 5 to 12 year-olds about change, why change happens and how to deal with it. 

Ivo Graham: My Future, My Clutter

Ivo Graham: My Future, My Clutter

Too young to be yelling at clouds, Ivo Graham decides to talk loudly at us over the course of an hour instead. 

Tiger Lady

Tiger Lady

LET Award 2019 winners and 5-star devised company presents a true tale of excitement, danger and claws. 

Rosie Holt: The Woman's Hour

Rosie Holt: The Woman's Hour

Rosie Holt is much loved on Twitter for her razor-sharp parodies of the thick Tory politician with Good Hair, haplessly spouting any porkie and defending any porker in the hope of … 

20 Minutes of Action

20 Minutes of Action

This unflinching case study scrutinizes one of the most pertinent conversations of our time: women’s safety. 

Sam Lake: Cake

Sam Lake: Cake

Debut hour from nice young man, Sam Lake. 

Breathless

Breathless

What happens when the things we covet hide us from ourselves? Opening up to new experiences in her late 30s, Sophie is exploring long repressed sides of herself. 

Tim Vine: Breeeep!

Tim Vine: Breeeep!

Tim Vine returns with his new stand-up show. 

Who Here's Lost?

Who Here's Lost?

A melancholy artist and a mute architect take a road trip of the soul. 

Made in India/Britain

Made in India/Britain

Since leaving home in Birmingham, Rinkoo Barpaga has been determined to find somewhere to settle. 

Britney: Friends and Nothing More

Britney: Friends and Nothing More

Fresh from their universally adored BBC Three pilot, Charly Clive and Ellen Robertson make their long-awaited return to the Fringe with a sketch show about love. 

Frankie Thompson: Catts

Frankie Thompson: Catts

‘Go for the cat-worship, stay for the side-splitting silliness, and rave about it to all your friends. 

Autopilot

Autopilot

Rowan is a geospatial engineer earning good money, and Nic is a freelance illustrator who is. 

Fritz and Matlock

Fritz and Matlock

In a Sheffield basement, two men try to bury the bodies of their past to find a hopeful future. 

Brennan Reece: Crowded

Brennan Reece: Crowded

Finally allowed to reconnect with human people again, Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Brennan has forgotten how to do it and needs your help. 

Mind Mangler: Member of the Tragic Circle

Mind Mangler: Member of the Tragic Circle

Mischief is one of those companies that gives the struggling Fringe performer hope. 

Luke Wright: The Remains of Logan Dankworth

Luke Wright: The Remains of Logan Dankworth

Logan Dankworth, columnist and Twitter warrior, grew up romanticising the political turmoil of the 1980s. 

Matt Forde: Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right

Matt Forde: Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right

I reviewed Forde’s 2019 show Brexit, Pursued by a Bear and wrote of how his political comedy was as therapeutically valuable as it was satirically satisfying. 

Vir Das: Wanted

Vir Das: Wanted

Vir Das, fresh off an Emmy nomination for his latest Netflix stand-up special, brings his brand new Wanted world tour to Edinburgh – a show about freedom, a journey into foolishn… 

Rich Hardisty: Silly Boy

Rich Hardisty: Silly Boy

In his intimate and highly anticipated debut hour, Rich Hardisty (Channel 4, Netflix, BBC) takes us on a journey through the highs and lows of his unusual life. 

Jayde Adams: Men, I Can Save You

Jayde Adams: Men, I Can Save You

Change is always hard and what better person to lead the men selflessly by the hand into the new world than TV’s Jayde Adams in her brand-new show. 

Let's Talk About Philip

Let's Talk About Philip

Many of us can relate to the concept of families not talking about things – but Helen Wood (The Usherettes, The National Trust Fan Club, The OS Map Fan Club) shows us the extre… 

Shelf: Hair

Shelf: Hair

Shelf are a musical comedy double act. 

The Smeds and The Smoos

The Smeds and The Smoos

Soar into space with this exciting adaptation of the award-winning book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. 

Red Richardson: Shots Fired

Red Richardson: Shots Fired

Red Richardson is one of Britain’s best up-and-coming comedians. 

A Dark Place

A Dark Place

A Dark Place by Boreas Productions at Pleasance Courtyard is an insight into the relationship between friends, Ash and Sam, and how Sam’s mental health struggles have twisted the… 

Svengali

Svengali

Success demands sacrifice. 

Jamie D'Souza: Stop Drawing Willies on My Poster

Jamie D'Souza: Stop Drawing Willies on My Poster

Join rising star Jamie D’Souza as he performs his highly anticipated debut stand-up show about the terrible teen emo band he was in and also his first school crush. 

Captain Zak and the Space Pirates

Captain Zak and the Space Pirates

Captain Zak Space Pirate needs your help! He’s lost in a broken-down spaceship and only with your help answering questions, solving puzzles and singing songs can we survive the bub… 

Let's Talk About Philip

Let's Talk About Philip

When 30 years of family silence is broken, Helen begins a quest to discover the hidden story behind her brother’s suicide. 

Leo Reich: Literally Who Cares?!

Leo Reich: Literally Who Cares?!

At long last, self-diagnosed important young mind Leo Reich is ready to share some of his notoriously perfect opinions with the community at large. 

Shlomo's Beatbox Adventure for Kids

Shlomo's Beatbox Adventure for Kids

World record-breaking beatboxer SK Shlomo makes mad music with his mouth and has performed around the world with legends like Bjork, Ed Sheeran and Rudimental. 

Opal Fruits

Opal Fruits

‘Utterly compelling’ (Lyn Gardner, StageDoorApp. 

Njambi McGrath: Black Black

Njambi McGrath: Black Black

Comedian grannies, mud-floor comedy clubs, white-face audiences, broke aristocrat orgies with angry Afrikaans, soldiers in search of stiffies, African matriarchs objectifying thems… 

Cake

Cake

Sam, an “elderly” (30-year-old) gay man, tells the story of how he was all set to marry the love of his life in 2020 and perform a show all about his wedding at that year’s Edinbur… 

Second Summer of Love

Second Summer of Love

Yummy Mummy (and Headmaster’s wife, just for extra grown-up points) Louise runs the school choir and helps her teenaged daughter with her homework. 

Helen Bauer: Madam Good Tit

Helen Bauer: Madam Good Tit

2019’s Best Newcomer nominee and your favourite self-aware stand-up returns with an hour about self-confidence, self-esteem and self-care. 

Angela Barnes: Hot Mess

Angela Barnes: Hot Mess

There is something comforting about Angela Barnes’ Hot Mess. 

Alison Spittle: Wet

Alison Spittle: Wet

The Pleasance Attic on a sunny afternoon is hot, especially sitting in a sold-out crowd. 

Victoria Melody: Head Set

Victoria Melody: Head Set

Selected as one of the best shows to see by Time Out and The Times. 

Block'd Off

Block'd Off

Working-class means many things now. 

Please, Feel Free to Share

Please, Feel Free to Share

Alex Dawson (Róisin Bevan) is a successful social media guru. 

Cat in the Hat

Cat in the Hat

The Cat is back! Experience mischief this Fringe and see the return of the acclaimed stage adaptation of Dr Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat. 

Christian Brighty: Playboy

Christian Brighty: Playboy

Lord Christian Brighty is the country’s most notorious rake. 

Everythinglessness

Everythinglessness

From Les Enfants Terribles, award-winning creators of The Trench and Alice’s Adventures Underground, comes this brand-new solo show taking an intimate look at the insidious nature … 

The Magic of Jim

The Magic of Jim

They’ve let him indoors! Jim the Magician is an icon at the Pleasance Courtyard as their only resident close-up table magician. 

Ultimatum

Ultimatum

The premise is simple. 

AAA Stand-Up Late

AAA Stand-Up Late

Total sell-out 2005-2019 returns with a brand new line-up. 

Lucy Porter: Wake-Up Call

Lucy Porter: Wake-Up Call

A brand new stand-up show from the Fringe favourite. 

Please Feel Free To Share

Please Feel Free To Share

Please, Feel Free to Share is a dynamic, darkly comic, one-woman show about our personal addictions, the never-ending pursuit of likes, and our growing desire to share all. 

Jake Lambert: Liminal

Jake Lambert: Liminal

Fresh from supporting Michael McIntyre and Romesh Ranganathan, ‘Fringe favourite’ (BroadwayWorld. 

Sarah Keyworth: Lost Boy

Sarah Keyworth: Lost Boy

Sarah Keyworth’s Lost Boy is very difficult to fully describe. 

Superhero Academy: Environmental Adventure!

Superhero Academy: Environmental Adventure!

Join the Superhero Academy to be part of the greatest quest of all: to save the world. 

My Lover Was a Salmon in the Climate Apocalypse

My Lover Was a Salmon in the Climate Apocalypse

Irish gig theatre call to arms. 

Kafka and Son

Kafka and Son

When well done, the biographical show is one of the purest theatrical events known to man. 

Badass

Badass

A love note to the NHS. 

Atsuko Okatsuka: The Intruder

Atsuko Okatsuka: The Intruder

Growing up with a mother with schizophrenia and a grandmother who stole from buffets and fed her false realities, Atsuko is now stunted as an adult. 

An Audience With Milly-Liu

An Audience With Milly-Liu

An Audience With Milly-Liu is a one-man cat-drag, late-night comedy. 

Irvine Welsh's Porno

Irvine Welsh's Porno

The highly anticipated world premiere of Irvine Welsh's Porno catches up with the lives of Renton, Sickboy, Begbie & Spud, fifteen years after their appearance in TRAINSPOT… 

The Land of Lost Content

The Land of Lost Content

The end of show speech to an audience. 

Captain Jake and the Forbidden Island

Captain Jake and the Forbidden Island

Captain Jake returns to Pleasance with another tale of daring piratical dos. 

AAA Stand-Up

AAA Stand-Up

Total sell-out 2005-2019 returns with a brand new line-up. 

Katie Pritchard: Disco Ball

Katie Pritchard: Disco Ball

Party with carnage-wielding, mayhem-manifesting, award-winning, human disco ball Katie Pritchard, in her debut musical-comedy hour, as she tries to figure out ‘who she is’ while po… 

Today I Killed My Very First Bird

Today I Killed My Very First Bird

Today I Killed My Very First Bird, a piece of new writing by poet, playwright and performer Jason Brownlee and directed by Lee Hart, is a strange beast. 

Josh Jones: Waste of Space

Josh Jones: Waste of Space

Debut stand-up hour from Mancunian ray of sunshine, Josh Jones. 

Lily Phillips: Smut

Lily Phillips: Smut

Debut stand-up hour from sarky Londoner Lily Phillips. 

Chloe Petts: Transience

Chloe Petts: Transience

Join rising star and ‘very funny’ (Guardian) Chloe Petts, as she presents her debut show at the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Project Dictator

Project Dictator

Rhum and Clay's Project Dictator is a commentary on democracy and dictatorships, utilising different theatre genres to do so. 

Morgan Rees: Bi and Large

Morgan Rees: Bi and Large

As the audience arrives for Morgan Rees’ show at the Pleasance, there’s a pair of shoes sticking out behind the curtain. 

Deaf Ears

Deaf Ears

What’s it like growing up when your parents can’t hear? In this poignant and captivating solo show, Joe, therapist and Child of Deaf Adults (CODA), explores his life to answer the … 

Sophie Duker: Hag

Sophie Duker: Hag

The sexy baby from Taskmaster is all grown up. 

Fills Monkey: We Will Drum You

Fills Monkey: We Will Drum You

A worldwide sensation from Montreal to Beijing, Fills Monkey return with an exhilarating new show. 

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 … 

Tim FitzHigham: Here Now

Tim FitzHigham: Here Now

Spirit of the Fringe, multi-award-winning, Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominated comedian, author and explorer Tim FitzHigham is here for one solo show only. 

Yuriko Kotani: Work in Progress

Yuriko Kotani: Work in Progress

Winner of the BBC New Comedy Award and Time Out’s One to Watch, UK-based Japanese comedian Yuriko Kotani is going to tell stories of her experiences and thoughts as a work in progr… 

Community Clay Time!

Community Clay Time!

Join Jim Parkyn – professional plasticine player, expert Aardman Animator and the mysterious man behind The Amazing Scene Machine. 

Seann Walsh: Back From the Bed (Formerly Same Again?)

Seann Walsh: Back From the Bed (Formerly Same Again?)

I renamed the tour. 

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. 

A Rubbish Midsummer Night's Dream

A Rubbish Midsummer Night's Dream

Fairies. 

Tom Lucy: Work in Progress

Tom Lucy: Work in Progress

Join Tom Lucy as he tests brand-new material for an upcoming show. 

Will Duggan: Ice Cube

Will Duggan: Ice Cube

A comedian who has been seen/heard on The Russell Howard Hour (Sky One), Fresh From the Fest (Radio 4), Monster Court (CBBC) and is an Edinburgh Comedy Award winner. 

Josh Jones and Louise Young: Work in Progress

Josh Jones and Louise Young: Work in Progress

An hour of stand-up from two rising-stars in the world of comedy. 

Brennan Reece: Everything

Brennan Reece: Everything

Star of Live at the Apollo, Roast Battle and Celebrity Coach Trip returns for two nights only. 

Jake Lambert: Shimmy Shake (Work in Progress)

Jake Lambert: Shimmy Shake (Work in Progress)

Jake Lambert (tour support for Romesh Ranganathan and Michael McIntyre) returns with another ‘highly entertaining hour’ (One4Review. 

Lily Phillips and Anna Clifford: Work In Progress

Lily Phillips and Anna Clifford: Work In Progress

Lily Phillips has been seen on BBC Three, ITV2 and All4, Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year runner-up, Funny Women finalist and Pleasance Reserve comedian Lily Phillips … 

Aurie Styla: Live

Aurie Styla: Live

Aurie Styla is probably the best British comedian that’s never been to Edinburgh. 

Bard in the Yard: The Scottish Play

Bard in the Yard: The Scottish Play

Meet Shakespeare, but not the Shakespeare you know. 

Sam Lake: Cake

Sam Lake: Cake

Award-winning stand-up and nice young man Sam Lake presents an hour of stand-up talking about his #GOALS, and how he copes with succeeding and (more often) failing at them. 

SKANK

SKANK

SKANK is about a woman in crisis. 

Adam Rowe – Imperious (WIP)

Adam Rowe – Imperious (WIP)

Adam Rowe – Imperious (WIP). 

Press

Press

Press sets its satirical sights on Hollywood. 

Mark Watson: This Can't Be It (Tour Preview)

Mark Watson: This Can't Be It (Tour Preview)

At 41, skinny national treasure Mark Watson is halfway through his days on earth according to his £1. 

Njambi McGrath – Accidental Coconut

Njambi McGrath – Accidental Coconut

Brexit seems inescapable as the British stand at the crossroads of self-identity and nostalgia of a bygone era of an empire. 

The Tartan Ribbon Comedy Benefit

The Tartan Ribbon Comedy Benefit

The best night of comedy on the Fringe returns! Hosted by Pierre Novellie and featuring Mark Watson, Rachel Fairburn, Njambi McGrath, Joe Thomas and Eshaan Akbar. 

Eshaan Akbar – I've Never Heard of You, and I Think You're a Plonker

Eshaan Akbar – I've Never Heard of You, and I Think You're a Plonker

From appearances Mock The Week and QI and others, Eshaan Akbar comes to Edinburgh for three nights only. 

Rachel Fairburn: Maniac (WIP)

Rachel Fairburn: Maniac (WIP)

This is a brand-new show from Rachel. 

Shelf: Hair

Shelf: Hair

Shelf are a musical comedy double act. 

Jake Farrell: Balance (WIP)

Jake Farrell: Balance (WIP)

Join rising comedy talent and naive suburbanite Jake Farrell as he musters up the bottle and the jokes required to perform a debut hour about fear, the future and Stevenage. 

Meet Astrid Lindgren's Pippi Longstocking

Meet Astrid Lindgren's Pippi Longstocking

Nine-year-old Pippi Longstocking is strong, brave and fearless. 

Hal Cruttenden – It's Best You Hear It From Me (Tour Preview)

Hal Cruttenden – It's Best You Hear It From Me (Tour Preview)

Hal’s back doing what he does best – performing live comedy, for five nights only! ‘Reminded me how much I love stand up’ (Times). 

I Am Not Victoria Wood

I Am Not Victoria Wood

‘Impressively evocative’ (Chortle. 

Eugene

Eugene

In the not too distant future, millionaire and inventor (think Elon Musk with a further attitude problem) Hugh from Hu-Bris industries is launching the first superhuman artificial … 

Tessa Coates: Campfire (WIP)

Tessa Coates: Campfire (WIP)

After two sell-out Edinburgh runs, one third of Massive Dad (‘Hilarious’ **** (Guardian)) returns to Edinburgh, armed with her useless degree in Anthropology, for a show about how … 

The Big Birthday Show With Magic Gareth

The Big Birthday Show With Magic Gareth

Did you have a birthday in the last year that was spoilt by COVID? Or an anniversary? Or a Christmas. 

Rajiv Karia: Gallivant (WIP)

Rajiv Karia: Gallivant (WIP)

Professional slacker and sensitive friend Rajiv Karia (BBC Audio Contract Writer, 2021) presents a work-in-progress show of acerbic observations about his life so far, and the jour… 

Bacon

Bacon

Francis Bacon could spend his mornings painting, his afternoons and evenings drinking champagne, and his nights roaming Soho in fishnet stockings and a leather coat looking for “ro… 

Mervyn Stutter and Friends

Mervyn Stutter and Friends

Celebrating his 34th year Fringe and Merv has gone al fresco. 

Zumba Gold

Zumba Gold

Cathy works at the local leisure centre. 

Roald Dahl's The Twits

Roald Dahl's The Twits

Mr and Mrs Twit are nasty disgusting people who enjoy playing horrible tricks but, when the Roly Poly Bird visits from Africa, their whole world is literally turned upside down! Ad… 

No Such Thing As A Fish

No Such Thing As A Fish

After 250 million downloads, multiple awards and tours across the globe, NSTAAF returns to the Fringe for three nights only! There will be facts, jokes, in-jokes, more facts and th… 

All Killa No Filla

All Killa No Filla

Following a sold-out UK tour, the smash-hit, true crime podcast All Killa no Filla is back for a limited run of huge shows including a one-off special at the Edinburgh Fringe. 

The Showstoppers' Kids Show

The Showstoppers' Kids Show

Two shows only! Fringe favourites and Olivier Award-winning improvisers, The Showstoppers, take your kids’ ideas and transform them instantly into interactive musical adventures. 

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

Paul Merton and his highly acclaimed Impro Chums are wonders of nature. 

Simon Amstell: Work in Progress

Simon Amstell: Work in Progress

‘Simon Amstell has a gift for taking a social norm and gently mocking it until it seems utterly ridiculous’ (New York Times). 

Best of Edinburgh Showcase Show 2020

Best of Edinburgh Showcase Show 2020

Great value lunchtime comedy compilation showcase featuring the best and brightest of this year’s Fringe comics. 

Reginald D Hunter: Work in Progress

Reginald D Hunter: Work in Progress

Reginald returns to the Fringe with his off-year, set-building, work-in-progress show with working titles: The Things That I Was Wrong About, The Death of Uncle Fluffy, and The Man… 

Not Quite Midnight Radio

Not Quite Midnight Radio

After total sell-out Edinburgh Fringe runs in 2018 with In Loyal Company, and 2019 with Fragility of Man, David William Bryan returns with a brand-new psychological drama for 2020. 

Sean McLoughlin: Gold Rush

Sean McLoughlin: Gold Rush

International micro-star Sean McLoughlin (Chortle Award nominee, Ricky Gervais tour support) returns to the Fringe to give the people what they’ve paid for. 

Murder, She Didn't Write: The Improvised Murder Mystery

Murder, She Didn't Write: The Improvised Murder Mystery

A classic murder mystery created on the spot in this ingenious and hilarious show from The Bristol Improv Theatre’s resident company. 

Jamie D'Souza: Stop Drawing Willies on My Poster

Jamie D'Souza: Stop Drawing Willies on My Poster

Join rising star Jamie D’Souza as he performs his highly anticipated debut stand-up show about his first school crush. 

Dane Baptiste: The Chocolate Chip

Dane Baptiste: The Chocolate Chip

Dane is now a grown-ass black man. 

Sindhu Vee: Alphabet

Sindhu Vee: Alphabet

A new hour of stand-up from the 2018 Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee. 

Sarah Keyworth: Lil' Keys

Sarah Keyworth: Lil' Keys

Lil’ Keys, big jokes. 

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

Olivier Award-nominated Wizard Presents has created an entertaining, interactive and imaginative production based on this timeless classic. 

Chloe Petts: Alpha

Chloe Petts: Alpha

As seen on Dave’s Hypothetical and heard on BBC Radio 5 Live, join Petts, one of the most exciting prospects in comedy, in her debut hour of stand-up, Alpha. 

In Loyal Company

In Loyal Company

After total sell-out Edinburgh Fringe runs in 2018 and 2019, In Loyal Company returns in a bigger venue for 2020. 

Ben Moor: Who Here's Lost?

Ben Moor: Who Here's Lost?

What do we make with our lives? An artist worries his work has lost its way. 

Jess Robinson: Jess to Impress!

Jess Robinson: Jess to Impress!

Get your glad rags on for festival favourite Jess Robinson – as she returns with her incredible live band and a brand-new show! Join the quadruple award winner for an hour of ele… 

Mark Watson: This Can't Be It

Mark Watson: This Can't Be It

Watson, at 40, is halfway through his life according to the life expectancy calculator. 

George Lewis: Nudes

George Lewis: Nudes

When you type ‘George Lewis’ into Google, the suggestions that follow are pretty boring. 

Aaron Simmonds: Hot Wheels

Aaron Simmonds: Hot Wheels

Four years ago, Aaron gained a nickname based solely on being in a wheelchair. 

Josh Jones: Waste of Space

Josh Jones: Waste of Space

Born and bred in Manchester and just your atypical northern bloke, Josh Jones is taking the circuit by storm. 

Ben Hart: Wonder

Ben Hart: Wonder

Britain’s Got Talent 2019 finalist and multi award-winning magician Ben Hart returns to the Fringe for the fourth consecutive year, and following a completely sold-out run in 2019 … 

Angela Barnes: Hot Mess

Angela Barnes: Hot Mess

Angela Barnes (Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo, 8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and chair of BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz) has good intentions but trying to live your best life, a… 

Catherine Bohart: This Isn't For You

Catherine Bohart: This Isn't For You

Unless you want it to be. 

Jake Lambert: Shimmy Shake

Jake Lambert: Shimmy Shake

Fresh from supporting Michael McIntyre and Romesh Ranganathan, ‘Fringe favourite’ (BroadwayWorld. 

Kiri Pritchard-McLean: Empathy Pains

Kiri Pritchard-McLean: Empathy Pains

Multi award-winning comedian Kiri Pritchard-McLean (Have I Got News for You, Live at the Apollo, 8 out of 10 Cats, Frankie Boyle’s New World Order) is back with her fourth full-len… 

Adrian Bliss: Better Thunberg

Adrian Bliss: Better Thunberg

Seeing how well it did for Greta Thunberg, a budding influencer jumps on the climate change bandwagon in a bid to become the most famous person on Earth. 

Katie Pritchard: Disco Ball

Katie Pritchard: Disco Ball

Ever felt like what people see on the outside doesn’t convey what’s on the inside? Ever felt like you can reflect yourself out in 1000 different ways depending on who you speak to … 

Big Bite-Size Breakfast Show

Big Bite-Size Breakfast Show

Good morning, Edinburgh! After many successful Fringe sell-outs, we’re back for our fabulous 15th anniversary! Three new, stimulating, delicious, rotating “menus” of 10-15-minute c… 

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

The Edinburgh must-see, Olivier Award-winning (Best Entertainment and Family Show) West End hit returns for an incredible 13th consecutive year! A brand-new musical comedy is creat… 

Ivo Graham: Hyper Reality

Ivo Graham: Hyper Reality

Life coming at Ivo ever faster; Ivo trying to respond ever funnier. 

Tom Lucy: Melt

Tom Lucy: Melt

After sell-out runs at the Fringe in 2017 and 2018, Tom Lucy has appeared on a number of TV shows (Stand Up Central, Roast Battle, Live At The Comedy Store, Stand Up Sketch Show) a… 

Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards Gala

Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards Gala

The UK’s first and premier award for celebrating live comedy. 

Bobby & Amy

Bobby & Amy

A new dark comedy about foot-and-mouth disease by Fringe First award winner Emily Jenkins. 

Simon Brodkin: 100% Simon Brodkin

Simon Brodkin: 100% Simon Brodkin

After three hugely successful BBC series as Lee Nelson, multiple sell-out tours and various court appearances following world-famous stunts on Theresa May, Sepp Blatter, Donald Tru… 

Gill Sims: Why Mummy Doesn’t Give A ****!

Gill Sims: Why Mummy Doesn’t Give A ****!

Author of online sensation Peter and Jane, Gill Sims is the number one best-selling author behind Why Mummy Drinks, its follow up “Why Mummy Swears and the recently announced Why M… 

Steve

Steve

A fanfic no one asked for, a sprawling eulogy to a deceased robot that wears it’s fragile heart on it’s sleeve, a meme made by someone you can’t relate to. 

Amusical

Amusical

Hosted by Jayde Adams and Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Amusical is a comedy celebration of all things West End (or Broadway if you’re American, or more well off than us). 

Josh Widdicombe: Work in Progress

Josh Widdicombe: Work in Progress

Ahead of his nationwide tour, Josh returns to Edinburgh for a strictly limited run of work-in-progress shows. 

dressed.

dressed.

Dressed is an intensely personal and moving account of Lydia Higginson's journey through the trauma of being stripped and assaulted at gun point. 

You're Safe 'Til 2024

You're Safe 'Til 2024

In 2018, David Finnigan met with 30 scientists and asked each of them a question: ‘What’s the biggest change happening in the world today?’ What they told him was a fascinating mix… 

Rose Matafeo: Horndog

Rose Matafeo: Horndog

The Edinburgh Comedy Award 2018 Best Show winner returns for one week only. 

Medea Electronica

Medea Electronica

Pecho Mama return with their smash hit gig theatre production. 

Andrew Doyle: Exodus

Andrew Doyle: Exodus

One of the UK’s foremost political satirists, Andrew Doyle returns to Edinburgh for his eighth solo stand-up show. 

Ruby Wax: How To Be Human

Ruby Wax: How To Be Human

Based on her bestselling book, Ruby’s new show How to Be Human answers every question you’ve ever had about evolution, thoughts, emotions, the body, addictions, relationships, sex,… 

Kieran Hodgson: '75

Kieran Hodgson: '75

One of four shows he’s bringing to the Edinburgh Fringe this year, Kieran Hodgson showcases the best of his comedic talents in ’75, which uses the 1975 referendum on the UK’s… 

Kieran Hodgson: Maestro

Kieran Hodgson: Maestro

The Tales of Kieran Hodgson: Part Three. 

Kieran Hodgson: Lance

Kieran Hodgson: Lance

The Tales of Kieran Hodgson: Part Two. 

Kieran Hodgson: French Exchange

Kieran Hodgson: French Exchange

The Tales of Kieran Hodgson: Part One. 

Dan vs Food

Dan vs Food

A man eats a meal on stage. 

Tim Key

Tim Key

Tim Key from Peep Show, Partridge, Taskmaster and his own BAFTA-nominated Wonderdate, brings new poems to Edinburgh. 

Berk's Nest Mid-Fest Comedy Special

Berk's Nest Mid-Fest Comedy Special

Complete sell-out 2017 and 2018. 

The Tartan Ribbon Comedy Benefit

The Tartan Ribbon Comedy Benefit

The best night of comedy on the Fringe, with all proceeds going to Waverley Care: a charity the Pleasance has supported for the last 28 years, providing care and support to people … 

Audible Live

Audible Live

Audible hosts two weeks of completely free live comedy shows, showcasing the finest acts the festival has to offer, all being recorded for the audio series, Audible Live. 

Reverend Richard Coles: #SimpleCountryParson

Reverend Richard Coles: #SimpleCountryParson

Revd Richard Coles is on a fortnight’s leave from his country parish and has been excused from his co-presenting duties of Saturday Live (BBC Radio 4) to bring to Edinburgh this hi… 

Chortle Student Comedy Award Final

Chortle Student Comedy Award Final

Hundreds entered, only a handful survive – now one will be crowned Britain’s Funniest Student 2019. 

Amy Annette: What Women Want

Amy Annette: What Women Want

Join Amy and a panel of her more famous comedian friends at the recording of a live comedy conversation show. 

Mark Watson: The Infinite Show

Mark Watson: The Infinite Show

Cluster-bombed with yoghurt on Taskmaster, half-killed by Bear Grylls on Celebrity Island, scrawny Fringe legend Watson returns with his show about empathy: one of the top-ten best… 

So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs...?! with Dr Ben Garrod

So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs...?! with Dr Ben Garrod

The hit stage show starring dinosaur aficionado Dr Ben Garrod. 

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

Paul Merton and his highly acclaimed Impro Chums are wonders of nature. 

HUB Fresh

HUB Fresh

The best place to discover new comedy on the Fringe! Join us for a changing line-up of comedians all making their Pleasance debuts this year. 

Pleasance Newcomer Comedy Gala

Pleasance Newcomer Comedy Gala

A one-off comedy extravaganza! For the past 35 years, the Pleasance has been the home of new comedy talent in Edinburgh. 

Mervyn Stutter's Pick of the Fringe

Mervyn Stutter's Pick of the Fringe

‘It’s like the Royal Variety Show of the Fringe’. 

The Mae Martin Experiment

The Mae Martin Experiment

The star of her own highly-acclaimed Netflix stand-up special and 2017 Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, Mae Martin builds an improvised hour of stand-up based on the audience’s su… 

A Grave Situation

A Grave Situation

This World War II farce is a good choice for a 25-strong company to showcase their talents, with a wide range of roles on show. 

Captain Jake and the Search for the Red Queen

Captain Jake and the Search for the Red Queen

Join Captain Jake’s Crew as he takes you on a journey to the high seas in this historic adventure. 

The Guilty Feminist: Live Podcast

The Guilty Feminist: Live Podcast

The Guilty Feminist podcast has become a comedy phenomenon with over 60 million downloads since it launched in early 2016. 

Arthur Smith: SYD

Arthur Smith: SYD

The story of an ordinary man who lived through extraordinary times, told with love, laughter and song. 

Nicholas Parsons' Happy Hour

Nicholas Parsons' Happy Hour

Guest Host: Fred MacAulay – 9th, 10th and 11th. 

Birth

Birth

Life and death, love and loss, birth and miscarriage are all explored in this visual cycle of life. 

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. 

Ray Badran: Everybody Loves Ray, Man

Ray Badran: Everybody Loves Ray, Man

Australian comedian Ray Badran recently moved to the UK and is performing his debut Fringe show. 

The Wild Unfeeling World

The Wild Unfeeling World

The Wild Unfeeling World is an ingenious bit of storytelling; not only is it an innovative and eccentric reimagining of Moby Dick, but a stunning example of a wonderfully modern ap… 

Snort

Snort

New Zealand’s favourite comedy improv show Snort makes its way to Edinburgh for the first time! Cheeky, topical, and relentlessly silly, Snort sees NZ’s best young comedians (inclu… 

Best of Edinburgh Showcase Show

Best of Edinburgh Showcase Show

Great value, great venue and great fun! Lunchtime compilation showcasing comedians you must not miss with new line-ups every day hand-picked from across the Fringe. 

Ciarán Dowd: Padre Rodolfo

Ciarán Dowd: Padre Rodolfo

World-famous lothario, swordsman and butthead Rodolfo is back! Following an unspeakable tragedy he turns his back on his lifestyle – rejects the sword, takes a vow of chastity an… 

Michael Odewale: #BLACKBEARSMATTER

Michael Odewale: #BLACKBEARSMATTER

Michael Odewale is selfish. 

Rubbish Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Rubbish Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Runaways. 

I, AmDram

I, AmDram

Amateur dramatics: the unspoken past of many a Fringe performer. 

Kelly Convey: Telephone Voice

Kelly Convey: Telephone Voice

Kelly Convey ‘Chatham girl done good’ brings us her debut hour which travels back in time to her errant teenage years, through her high-flying twenties as an executive, right up to… 

Stiff & Kitsch: Bricking It

Stiff & Kitsch: Bricking It

Musical Comedy Award winners 2018 sing about everything keeping them awake at night: tax, wooden cutlery and the consequences of last night’s eight double G&Ts. 

Matt Winning: It's the End of the World as We Know It

Matt Winning: It's the End of the World as We Know It

(And I feel fine (but not all the time)). 

George Fouracres: Gentlemon

George Fouracres: Gentlemon

George Fouracres, Wolverhampton’s fancy-pantsiest son, tells stories of a Black Country childhood, sings ancient ballads, becomes occasional grotesques and splatters his odd brain … 

Marcus Brigstocke: Devil May Care

Marcus Brigstocke: Devil May Care

In a festival where comedians eager to share their personal histories, foibles and perspectives on the world can oft seem ten-a-penny, it makes a pleasant change of pace to spend a… 

The Archive of Educated Hearts

The Archive of Educated Hearts

Casey Jay Andrews, resplendent in red dungarees in an intimate venue of her own creation, begins by reminding us pointedly that in her show she is not an actor but will “remain a… 

The Listies: Ickypedia

The Listies: Ickypedia

***** (Fest). 

Jack Gleadow: Mr Saturday Night

Jack Gleadow: Mr Saturday Night

Winner of Amused Moose National New Comic and Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year makes his Fringe debut after performing as part of the prestigious Pleasance Comedy Reserve in … 

Helen Bauer: Little Miss Baby Angel Face

Helen Bauer: Little Miss Baby Angel Face

Helen Bauer hits the Fringe hard with this compelling comedy debut which is slick, sassy and super satisfying. 

Flanders and Swann

Flanders and Swann

In the queue for Flanders and Swann, I was struck (but not entirely surprised) that the audience were of a higher age demographic than any of the other 250 or so Edinburgh Fringe s… 

Boar

Boar

Stage mist and ethereal warfare sounds are the backdrop to this wonderful hour of bloodthirsty battle and adventure, with a cast of thousands resonating through the medium of Lewis… 

Don’t Be Terrible

Don’t Be Terrible

Can stand-up save your love life? Self-confessed nice guy Steve thinks so. 

Murder on the Dancefloor

Murder on the Dancefloor

Death on the depressing dancefloor that is the job and house hunting game – certainly not the most ideal outcome for a 21 year old just trying to live. 

It'll Be Alt-Right on the Night

It'll Be Alt-Right on the Night

In the past 20 to 30 years, our world has drastically changed, especially within the realm of politics and culture. 

SWIM

SWIM

SWIM is a show about wild swimming and grief, as theatremaker Liz Richardson tells the audience at the start. 

Orlando

Orlando

Rocking a minimalist set of a stool and a book, Lucy Roslyn performs this one person play drawing parallels between Virginia Woolf’s classic novel, and her own tumultuous foray i… 

Cam Spence: The Sunshine Clinic

Cam Spence: The Sunshine Clinic

Cam Spence presents an explosive debut hour of idiosyncratic character comedy. 

I Believe In Unicorns by Michael Morpurgo

I Believe In Unicorns by Michael Morpurgo

Olivier Award-nominated Wizard Presents brings Morpurgo’s treasured story to life, sparking imagination in both young and old. 

Moon Dragon Babies for Under 1s

Moon Dragon Babies for Under 1s

This interactive show, written especially for babies aged one and under, tells the story of Bertie the Moon Dragon who misses his cue to send the Moon up into the night sky. 

Beetlemania: Kafka for Kids

Beetlemania: Kafka for Kids

The smash hit of last year’s festival is back! Join the Kafkateers for their ‘riotously cheerful’ (Chortle. 

Marcel Lucont: No. Dix

Marcel Lucont: No. Dix

The Fringe’s favourite Frenchman returns for his tenth year with an exquisite new show and a live band to abuse. 

Jayde Adams: The Ballad of Kylie Jenner's Old Face

Jayde Adams: The Ballad of Kylie Jenner's Old Face

Jayde Adams is back and this time it’s serious. 

Electrolyte

Electrolyte

A show unlike anything I’ve seen before, Wildcard Theatre bring award-winning Electrolyte back to the Fringe for a second year running. 

Alun Cochrane: Brave New Alun

Alun Cochrane: Brave New Alun

Strap. 

Anna and Helen: Stuck in a Rat

Anna and Helen: Stuck in a Rat

Ever found yourself stuck in a rat? Unpleasant, isn’t it? Time marches on, but you’re on the spot. 

Nina Conti: Work in Progress

Nina Conti: Work in Progress

British Comedy Award winner Nina Conti is boldly experimenting and discovering fresh ideas as she develops her next new show. 

Fox

Fox

This monologue, written and performed by Katie Guicciardi, addresses the underreported issue of post-partum depression through a thoughtful combination of analogy, props and heartf… 

Ivo Graham: The Game of Life

Ivo Graham: The Game of Life

Tommy Fury once said “if life is a game, then love is the prize”. 

Alice Snedden: Absolute Monster

Alice Snedden: Absolute Monster

Who are we? What are we doing here? Do you like me? And what are you saying behind my back? Let’s all get together and definitively find out if I’m the best or worst person you… 

The Incident Room

The Incident Room

True crime obsession has reached new heights in the past few years with a seemingly endless stream of documentaries, books and podcasts available to armchair sleuths everywhere. 

Huge Davies: The Carpark

Huge Davies: The Carpark

From Comedy Central at the Comedy Store. 

AAA Stand-Up Late

AAA Stand-Up Late

Total sell-out 2010-2018 returns with a brand-new line-up. 

The Rebirth of Meadow Rain

The Rebirth of Meadow Rain

Trauma is never an easy thing to talk about. 

Comrade Egg and the Chicken of Tomorrow

Comrade Egg and the Chicken of Tomorrow

Welcome to The Chicken Appreciation Society and welcome to the mind of meat processor, Comrade Egg. 

Ladybones

Ladybones

Archaeologist Nuala unearths a skeleton and her ordered life starts to unravel. 

The Cabinet of Madame Fanny Du Thé

The Cabinet of Madame Fanny Du Thé

Tales of woe, tales of science, tales of curses, tales of defiance. 

I Lost My Virginity to Chopin's Nocturne in B-Flat Minor

I Lost My Virginity to Chopin's Nocturne in B-Flat Minor

‘I’m not going to gamble the happiness I have with you for a chance at happiness with someone else – what’s the point?’ Ollie and Laura have been together for three years, and ar… 

An Audience with Yasmine Day

An Audience with Yasmine Day

If character comedy tickles your funny bone then look no further than An Audience With Yasmine Day at Pleasance Courtyard. 

Fragility of Man

Fragility of Man

After a total sell-out run in 2018 with In Loyal Company, David William Bryan returns with a brand-new solo play exploring the effects of one man’s lifelong battle with the justice… 

Nigel Ng: Culture Shocked

Nigel Ng: Culture Shocked

Nigel Ng (as seen on Comedy Central’s Standup Central, Roast Battle) brings you on a joyous romp through his life in the UK as a Malaysian immigrant. 

I Run

I Run

I Run is a Danish one-man play about running and grief. 

The Accident Did Not Take Place

The Accident Did Not Take Place

YesYesNoNo are searching for the truth. 

Moonbird

Moonbird

‘He doesn’t listen for his name’ said a father (who happened to be a king. 

Kai Samra: Underclass

Kai Samra: Underclass

Award-winning stand-up comedian Kai Samra presents his hotly tipped debut hour. 

Catching Comets

Catching Comets

After discovering a comet hurtling towards Earth, Toby snaps and turns into the action hero in his own movie on a mission to save the world from impending doom. 

Murder She Didn't Write: The Improvised Murder Mystery

Murder She Didn't Write: The Improvised Murder Mystery

To say that Murder She Didn’t Write, from Degrees of Error, is a slick production is an understatement. 

One Duck Down

One Duck Down

One Duck Down. 

Lucy McCormick: Post Popular

Lucy McCormick: Post Popular

Post Popular is Lucy McCormick's attempt to follow-up her fantastic and hugely popular show Triple Threat. 

Colin Cloud: Sinful

Colin Cloud: Sinful

Colin Cloud is the undisputed rockstar of the Edinburgh Fringe magic world and one of the festival’s greatest success stories of recent years. 

Chris Washington: Raconteur

Chris Washington: Raconteur

Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee, Chris returns with a brand-new show. 

Yuriko Kotani: Somosomo

Yuriko Kotani: Somosomo

It is common to see stand-up comedians at the Edinburgh Fringe be either unnecessarily controversial or unimaginatively bland. 

James McNicholas: The Boxer

James McNicholas: The Boxer

James’ grandad, Terry Downes, became world middleweight champion in 1961. 

Best Girl

Best Girl

Best Girl is a story told by the nervous, but likable Annie. 

Bible John

Bible John

In the late 1960s three women were murdered by an Old Testament quoting serial killer by the name of Bible John. 

Suzi Ruffell: Dance Like Everyone's Watching

Suzi Ruffell: Dance Like Everyone's Watching

Good comedy doesn’t come out of a comedian being happy, right? Wrong! Suzi Ruffell proves her own point wrong when she begins her show, Dance Like Everyone’s Watching, by sayin… 

Brave Macbeth

Brave Macbeth

Primary Times Children’s Choice Award winner Brave Macbeth is back. 

Tom Rosenthal: Manhood

Tom Rosenthal: Manhood

Let the beaky boy from Friday Night Dinner (Channel 4) and Plebs (ITV2) tell you the story of how he spent his life trying to avenge the theft of his foreskin. 

Getting to Know Katie

Getting to Know Katie

We enter stage and Jonathan Ashby-Rock delicately tends to his flowers, encased in boxes across the stage. 

Schalk Bezuidenhout: South African White Boy

Schalk Bezuidenhout: South African White Boy

Two-time SA Comic’s Choice Award winner, South African comedian Schalk Bezuidenhout is back in the UK with his Edinburgh debut. 

Trump Lear

Trump Lear

Last year’s ‘chaotically enjoyable’ (Spectator) sell-out hit Shakespeare adaptation returns. 

Rhys James: Snitch

Rhys James: Snitch

The boy from Mock the Week (BBC Two), Roast Battle (Comedy Central), The News Quiz and star of Rhys James Is. 

Bryony Kimmings: I'm a Phoenix, Bitch

Bryony Kimmings: I'm a Phoenix, Bitch

Bryony Kimmings’ I’m a Phoenix, Bitch is a glimmering, harrowing, firework display of a show, and is easily among the best performances at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe. 

Tom Parry: Parryoke!

Tom Parry: Parryoke!

Fresh from his Best Newcomer nomination in 2015, Parry is back with a brand-new hour celebrating life, love and going tops off! Join the largest (girth, height) third of the legend… 

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

The Edinburgh must-see, Olivier Award-winning (Best Entertainment and Family Show) West End hit returns for its 12th consecutive year! A brand-new musical comedy is created from sc… 

Vikki Stone: Song Bird

Vikki Stone: Song Bird

A tambourine aficionado from the Midlands, Vikki Stone delights us with this hour of joyful mirth as she delves into modern life as a millennial. 

Lucy Beaumont: Space Mam

Lucy Beaumont: Space Mam

The hugely anticipated new show from Best Newcomer nominee. 

The Last of the Pelican Daughters

The Last of the Pelican Daughters

The Wardrobe Ensemble is back at the Fringe with a powerfully emotional story of family. 

A Holy Show

A Holy Show

Written and directed by Janet Moran. 

Adam Riches: The Beakington Town Hall Murders

Adam Riches: The Beakington Town Hall Murders

Somewhat new to the interactive theatre scene, and a little suspicious of what I would find, Adam Riches: The Beakington Town Hall Murders was an unexpected delight. 

Typical

Typical

Ryan Calais Cameron’s powerful new work plays with the meanings of its title in many ways: our central, point-of-view character has the “distinctive qualities of a particular t… 

David Benson – Cato Street 1820

David Benson – Cato Street 1820

Benson shares his fascination with the infamous plot to murder Lord Liverpool’s entire cabinet and the grisly aftermath on the gallows at Newgate. 

Love (Watching Madness)

Love (Watching Madness)

This one-woman show, written and performed by Isabelle Kabban, is a tender, thoughtful and deeply moving account of a mother-daughter relationship affected by mental illness. 

John Robins: Hot Shame

John Robins: Hot Shame

Edinburgh Comedy Award winner, digital DJ, vibe-magnet, yells into a well. 

Algorithms

Algorithms

This raucous monologue from Sadie Clark gives us a tale of dating and identity from the bleeding edge of the 21st century. 

Jake Lambert: Never Mak the Same Mistak Twice

Jake Lambert: Never Mak the Same Mistak Twice

Following on from his sold-out, ‘solidly entertaining debut’ (Scotsman), Jake Lambert returns with a brand-new show packed full of ‘brilliant one-liners’ (Chortle. 

Camille O'Sullivan Sings Cave

Camille O'Sullivan Sings Cave

The queen of the Fringe premieres a new show exploring the dark and light of Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds’ music in her dangerous yet fragile theatrical style. 

Catherine Bohart: Lemon

Catherine Bohart: Lemon

Writing a Fringe show on the premise of an audience member who hated your show last year is a bold move, but Catherine Bohart pulls it off and even manages to make a political poin… 

Sara Barron: Enemies Closer

Sara Barron: Enemies Closer

Sara Barron returns to the Fringe after a bumper year in 2018 where her show For Worse as nominated for Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcommer. 

Jordan Brookes: I've Got Nothing

Jordan Brookes: I've Got Nothing

No tricks. 

The Land of My Fathers and Mothers and Some Other People

The Land of My Fathers and Mothers and Some Other People

The Land of My Fathers and Mothers and Some Other People is an all-singing, all-dancing re-enactment of what Rhys’s Mam wrote down 40 years ago. 

FATTY FAT FAT

FATTY FAT FAT

FATTY FAT FAT, performed by Katie Greenall, explores one woman’s journey of growing up fat and surviving in a world where your body is viewed as wrong, unhealthy and disgusting. 

Sexy Lamp

Sexy Lamp

Katie Arnstein has brought her joyous mix of caustic wit, a cautionary tale and a call to arms to her first Fringe. 

Audacious Mr Astley

Audacious Mr Astley

Meet the man who invented circuses! From cavalry hero to circus founder, Sergeant-Major Philip Astley is the real Greatest Showman, telling first-hand of the dawn and spread of cir… 

The Noise Next Door's Comedy Lock-In

The Noise Next Door's Comedy Lock-In

The eleven-time sell-out sensation returns for an evening of improvised anarchy with the biggest names in comedy. 

Catherine Cohen: The Twist...? She's Gorgeous

Catherine Cohen: The Twist...? She's Gorgeous

A show about living, laughing, loving and losing your debit card five times in one year. 

SOLD

SOLD

‘To be free is very sweet. 

Briony Redman is Indecisive (or Isn't, You Decide!)

Briony Redman is Indecisive (or Isn't, You Decide!)

Life is short. 

The Burning

The Burning

Witch is an old word. 

London Hughes: To Catch a D*ck

London Hughes: To Catch a D*ck

Beyoncé’s Diva is blasting out as we wait for London Hughes to arrive. 

Alice and the Little Prince

Alice and the Little Prince

A girl from Oxford meets a boy from Asteroid B-612. 

Jamie Loftus: Boss, Whom is Girl

Jamie Loftus: Boss, Whom is Girl

Learn how to empower yourself by participating in capitalism in this fabulous keynote speech from Silicon Valley girlboss and founder of Pee-Pee Smarthomes, Shell Gasoline-Sandwich… 

I'll Take You to Mrs Cole!

I'll Take You to Mrs Cole!

It’s 1981 and ska music pulses. 

Sarah Keyworth: Pacific

Sarah Keyworth: Pacific

Keyworth has become something of an internet sensation in the last year, and her performance showcases a very confident and comfortable performer, owning her space and her audience… 

The Brand-New, Full-Throated Adventures of Reginald D Hunter

The Brand-New, Full-Throated Adventures of Reginald D Hunter

Reginald D Hunter returns to the Fringe with his highly anticipated new show. 

Einstein

Einstein

Pip Utton is one of the world’s most respected performers of solo theatre and a Fringe legend. 

Mustard Doesn't Go with Girls

Mustard Doesn't Go with Girls

When the children of Bow-on-Tie start mysteriously disappearing, Abigail decides to investigate further. 

With Child

With Child

A solo show – six different women, one thing in common. 

Sophie Duker: Venus

Sophie Duker: Venus

“I wanna be woke, but I’m tired. 

Wild Swimming

Wild Swimming

Wild Swimming is the story of two friends across centuries of change and development. 

Will Duggan: Class Two

Will Duggan: Class Two

During an odd and turbulent time in recent history Will found himself questioning every poor decision he has ever made (namely everything he has ever said or done). 

Drowning

Drowning

“I am not a bad person”. 

The Death Hilarious: Razer

The Death Hilarious: Razer

The Death Hilarious: Razer starts out with a pretty solid premise: since his Fringe debut in 2017, Darren J. 

Titania McGrath: Mxnifesto

Titania McGrath: Mxnifesto

Titania McGrath may just be a young Kensington girl with a modest Trust Fund and a thirst for social justice, but she’s in Edinburgh to make a difference, and inspire us common peo… 

The Showstoppers' Kids Show

The Showstoppers' Kids Show

Fringe favourites and Olivier Award-winning improvisers, The Showstoppers, take your kids’ ideas and transform them on the spot into interactive musical adventures. 

Boulder

Boulder

In this reimagining of the Greek myth, a beautiful mechanical puppet is doomed with the hopeless task of pushing a colossal stone up a hill. 

Stephen Buchanan: Baby Dove

Stephen Buchanan: Baby Dove

Winner of the prestigious BBC New Comedy Award 2018 and the reigning Scottish Comedian of the Year, Stephen brings his much anticipated debut hour to the Fringe. 

Superhero Academy: Environmental Adventure!

Superhero Academy: Environmental Adventure!

Join the Superhero Academy to be part of the greatest quest of all: to save the world… quite literally! The planet needs all the help it can get and we can’t rely on David Attenb… 

Big Bite-Size Breakfast Show

Big Bite-Size Breakfast Show

Good morning, Edinburgh! After Fringe sell-outs in 2017 and 2018, we’re moving to a lovely new venue. 

Wireless Operator

Wireless Operator

This gripping true story of a terrifying night-time Lancaster Bomber raid in WWII uncovers the triggers of the lifelong legacy that traumatised those airmen who survived. 

AAA Stand-Up

AAA Stand-Up

Total sell-out 2005-2018 returns with a brand-new line-up. 

Tarot

Tarot

When three people in white nightgowns run frantically into an attic pouring a circle of salt, you know the devil can’t be far behind. 

Matt Forde: Brexit, Pursued by a Bear

Matt Forde: Brexit, Pursued by a Bear

Matt Forde’s reputation as one of our finest political satirists moves into even more assured territory with this caustic and superbly angry hour of impressions and observations. 

Ben Pope: Dancing Bear

Ben Pope: Dancing Bear

Ben Pope is a ‘classy, stylish and accomplished’ (Chortle) comedian. 

Endless Second

Endless Second

This innovative piece by Cut The Chord Theatre is a fresh perspective on sexual violence, consent and how to open conversations that empower both men and women. 

Darren Harriott: Good Heart Yute

Darren Harriott: Good Heart Yute

Best Newcomer Nominee Darren considers himself a good person. 

Alexander Fox: Snare

Alexander Fox: Snare

‘Mrs Richardson, you’re trying to seduce me. 

Spencer Jones: The Things We Leave Behind

Spencer Jones: The Things We Leave Behind

Spencer Jones took last year’s Edinburgh Fringe off, but did he waste his time idling? Not a chance. 

Jennifer Tyler: Ready or Not

Jennifer Tyler: Ready or Not

For years, Jennifer liked to be over-prepared. 

Ed Night: Jokes of Love and Hate

Ed Night: Jokes of Love and Hate

‘His stand-up is some of the cleverest, funniest and most unassuming comedy I’ve encountered’ ***** (AYoungerTheatre. 

Moon: We Cannot Get Out

Moon: We Cannot Get Out

Two provincial louts perform grotty comedy sketches. 

Heidi Regan: Heidi Kills Time

Heidi Regan: Heidi Kills Time

Silly, surreal show about time travel, love and time travel. 

Not Black and White

Not Black and White

United by love, broken by reality. 

Aaron Chen: Piss Off (Just Kidding)

Aaron Chen: Piss Off (Just Kidding)

Winner: Best Newcomer 2017, Melbourne International Comedy Festival. 

Phil Wang: Philly Philly Wang Wang

Phil Wang: Philly Philly Wang Wang

Phil Wang needs this more than us, or so he tells the packed Pleasance venue he’s playing this year. 

Mighty

Mighty

The ‘remarkable’ (Scotsman) and bite-sized Jack AG Britton presents Mighty; a TED talk-meets-theatre show that combines comedy, live music and spoken word to ask the big (or li… 

Anna Drezen: Okay Get Home Safe!!

Anna Drezen: Okay Get Home Safe!!

The Saturday Night Live writer and former editor-at-large of online satirical women’s magazine Reductress comes to the Fringe for the first time with a show all about true crime, t… 

Pete Firman & The Amazing TBC

Pete Firman & The Amazing TBC

Come and witness the first and possibly final performance of The World’s Greatest Magical Double Act! Award-winning magician/comedian Pete Firman returns to the Fringe with a mag… 

Lucy Porter: Be Prepared

Lucy Porter: Be Prepared

Before even taking the stage, Lucy Porter announces that we’ve won the ‘Sexiest Audience at the Fringe’ award, so you know we’re onside by the time she grabs the mic. 

Blodeuwedd Untold

Blodeuwedd Untold

This bold, poetic, storytelling performance by Jo Blake is more of a series of questions than a search for truth. 

Glenn Moore: Love Don't Live Here Glenny Moore

Glenn Moore: Love Don't Live Here Glenny Moore

Tucked away in a corner of Pleasance Courtyard, Glenn Moore delights a packed crowd with an hour of non-stop puns and twisted humour. 

Beach Body Ready

Beach Body Ready

In our current day and age with consuming media in whatever shape it may take, it’s not difficult to find an advert, article or commentary about the body and how we should look i… 

The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds

If you saw a live news report of an alien invasion on a network you trusted, would you believe it? Rhum & Clay’s production of The War of the Worlds poses that exact question… 

Fishbowl

Fishbowl

Hootingly funny and devilishly clever, Fishbowl is a masterpiece of physical comedy. 

Tom Taylor: Is the Indie Feel-Good Hit of the Summer

Tom Taylor: Is the Indie Feel-Good Hit of the Summer

From the maker of sell-out Fringe hit: The Charlie Montague Mysteries; tour support for Ed Sheeran’s tour support, Tom Taylor, stars in his debut stand-up show packed full of jokes… 

Sunil Patel: White Knight

Sunil Patel: White Knight

Fire emoji. 

Girl Wasp

Girl Wasp

Bees are immediately punished for their stings. 

Stand Up with Janine Harouni (Please Remain Seated)

Stand Up with Janine Harouni (Please Remain Seated)

When will Joanne Harouni get to do the Ted Talk she deserves?In an unusual standup routine, Harouni devotes her hour-long performance to stories about her multifaceted father and l… 

Pierre Novellie: You're Expected to Care

Pierre Novellie: You're Expected to Care

Existing is exhausting. 

Rosie Jones: Backward

Rosie Jones: Backward

We first encounter the witty Yorkshire whirlwind that is Rosie Jones, as she bops along to what we assume is a silent disco, as she is adorned with massive red headphones. 

Adam Hess: My Grandad Has a Fringe

Adam Hess: My Grandad Has a Fringe

The star of Tonight at the Palladium (ITV), Stand Up Central (Comedy Central) and Live from the BBC is back with, without doubt, his funniest show yet. 

Bobby & Amy

Bobby & Amy

On a bare stage at Pleasance Upstairs, Bobby & Amy promises storytelling in its purest form.