Edinburgh Comedy Awards Gala Show

Edinburgh Comedy Awards Gala Show

The 38th Edinburgh Comedy Awards. The UK's first and premier awards celebrating live comedy brings you the 2018 winner and nominees on one bill for one show only! We bring you the stars of tomorrow... 

Jon Culshaw and Bill Dare: The Great British Take Off

Jon Culshaw and Bill Dare: The Great British Take Off

Join comedian/impressionist Jon Culshaw and legendary comedy writer/producer Bill Dare from BBC Radio 4's Dead Ringers for unscripted, spontaneous comedy and conversation as politicians, sports personalities and celebrities are up for roasting... 

Iain (Stirling) Does Jokes (With Pals)

Iain (Stirling) Does Jokes (With Pals)

Three nights, 30 comedians, hundreds of laughs. The voice of ITV's smash-hit Love Island, Iain Stirling returns to his home town to host three special shows featuring some of the best comedians at the Fringe... 

Anno: Vivaldi, Anna Meredith, Eleanor Meredith

Anno: Vivaldi, Anna Meredith, Eleanor Meredith

Combining Vivaldi's Four Seasons with electronics and visual art, Anno is a year of music, performed across an hour; a sensory experience of the passing of time; a critically acclaimed collaboration performed by the UK's leading string orchestra and one of today's most inventive composer/producers... 

Carmen Funebre

Carmen Funebre

From the makers of Silence, the company's return to the subject of war and its impact on civilian populations, Carmen is the 1995 show that sealed its reputation for spectacular and haunting large-scale performances... 

Adam Kay: This Is Going to Hurt (Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor)

Adam Kay: This Is Going to Hurt (Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor)

Back for one night only. Award-winning comedian Adam Kay shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this ‘electrifying’ (Guardian) hour of stand-up and music. Absolute sell-out Edinburgh Fringe 2016/2017, Soho Theatre 2017 and UK tour 2018... 

The Lost Things

The Lost Things

Visual theatre company Tortoise in a Nutshell aim to inspire the imagination of their audiences with their creations. In this respect, The Lost Things does not disappoint. Winning awards across the globe for its 2015 debut, the revival of this tale about a lost boy and his adventures appears to be just as enchanting as the original... 

Silence

Silence

Bandolier-clad gladiators on stilts rampage through the performance space, brandishing burning wheels and wreaking havoc on the lives of terrified refugees. All of this is to the discordant tones of a heavy and loud industrial soundtrack... 

Jimeoin: Roast Chicken Result!

Jimeoin: Roast Chicken Result!

Later! Ruder! Sillier! 'Wickedly funny... Exhilarating! ****1/2 (Age). World-class stand-up from one of live comedy's internationally acclaimed masters! Star of Apollo and Royal Variety, and off-Broadway smash-hit... 

Cirque Berserk!

Cirque Berserk!

Britain’s biggest theatre-circus spectacular makes its eagerly anticipated Fringe debut! Showcasing the finest in traditional circus thrills and skills, Cirque Berserk! celebrates the 250th anniversary of the invention of Circus by bringing this treasured form of live entertainment bang up-to-date in a jaw-dropping spectacular created especially for the theatre... 

Craig Hill: C'mon the Lads!

Craig Hill: C'mon the Lads!

(This show is soooooo not about fit-baws!) 'Funny as hell!' (Scotland on Sunday). 'Wickedly subversive... Funny, charming, charismatic' (Metro). It's gonna kick off! Jockstrap yourself in for a "balls-out" funny night of no-holds-barred comedy... 

Jimeoin: Result!

Jimeoin: Result!

'Hilarious... It gets no better than this... Brilliant!' (Time Out). World-class stand-up from one of live comedy's internationally acclaimed masters! Star of Apollo, Royal Variety, NYC off-Broadway smash-hit... 

Dad's Army Lunch Hour

Dad's Army Lunch Hour

Two actors play 25 characters in this Edinburgh and London hit transplanted to a specially created 1940s-style venue unique to this show, celebrating the 50th birthday of Croft and Perry's quintessentially British sitcom... 

Daniel Sloss: X

Daniel Sloss: X

'Sloss is a festival highlight. See him!' ****1/2 (Age). 'Brilliantly dark... Razor-sharp' (Sunday Times). New show from internationally acclaimed, award-winning Scottish stand-up star of Conan (x8), Edinburgh Fringe (x10), three seasons off-Broadway... 

Dad's Army Afternoon Tea Hour

Dad's Army Afternoon Tea Hour

Two actors play 25 characters in this Edinburgh and London hit transplanted to a specially created 1940s-style venue unique to this show, celebrating the 50th birthday of Croft and Perry's quintessentially British sitcom... 

Reginald D Hunter

Reginald D Hunter

Celebrating 20 years at the Fringe and direct from an 80-date tour of the UK and Ireland, Reginald D Hunter returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this Summer with his highly anticipated new show... 

MamaBabaMe

MamaBabaMe

MamaBabaMe is a beautiful dance, physical theatre and live music experience created especially for babies and children aged 0-3 and their grown-ups. Our audience sits within the set around a mini arena with soft boundary edges from which to enjoy the performance... 

Dad's Army Dinner Hour

Dad's Army Dinner Hour

Join us exactly 50 years after the first TV broadcast of Croft and Perry's classic sitcom to celebrate the show's golden anniversary, as two actors play 25 characters in vintage episodes... 

Nina Conti: In Your Face

Nina Conti: In Your Face

Ventriloquist extraordinaire Nina Conti is back with her famous masks, ready to use you as her puppet. Managing to remain delightfully witty whilst also extracting uncontrollable belly-laughs, In Your Face is a surefire crowd-pleaser... 

Requiem for Aleppo

Requiem for Aleppo

There are a few moments in your life when it dawns on you that you are experiencing something very unique and special and being an audience member for Requiem for Aleppo was one of those once in a lifetime experiences for me... 

The Polar Bears Go Up

The Polar Bears Go Up

The Polar Bears are moving up in the world. They've lost their balloon and they need to get it back. It's time to get up, step up, climb up, jump up. One thing's for sure, the only way is up! These lovable Polar Bears are intrepid explorers, famous for their wild expeditions... 

Cirkopolis

Cirkopolis

Cirkopolis begins from the moment the doors open and the audience filters into the massive space at the EICC. Two trenchcoated gentlemen move amongst the crowd playfully interfering with the seating arrangements, blocking aisles and chasing small children (who sometimes chase back!) All the while there is the sound of massive machinery working in the distance...