Gareth Richards: Songs

Gareth Richards: Songs

Join Gareth Richards, Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee 2010, for a selection of the best songs from his five solo shows, EP, and album. Gareth appeared on Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC Three), Live at the Electric (BBC Three), and has performed on Radio 1... 

Accident Avoidance Training for Cutlery Users – Level 1

Accident Avoidance Training for Cutlery Users – Level 1

Do you know how to safely operate a butter knife? Do you know how to minimise injury from an unsupervised fork? Do you have spoon-sense? Health and safety really has gone mad, courtesy of comedy character Ian Crawford, an adviser from the Steel and Cutlery Manufacturers Association... 

Gone with the Inflatable Colonel

Gone with the Inflatable Colonel

Join the Inflatable Colonel for a night of top-notch comedy from three of London’s most exciting up-and-coming performers. Adam Greene (a Night with Olly Murs – ITV1) ‘array of observations and narratives was a strong mix’ (BroadwayBaby... 

An Improvised Murder

An Improvised Murder

An Improvised Murder. A night of stories, laughter, games … and death. A murder mystery improvised live. With no script and no plot, Foghorn Improv and the audience create a classic whodunnit... 

Private Harris

Private Harris

Writer on BBC's Shooting Stars and Have I Got New For You. This is an experiment in psychology. Harris wonders whether if he dismantles his own mind and lays it all out on the front lawn for you to gawp at, could he possibly shed light on the human condition as a whole? Could he? Can he? Will he? Won't he? Let's hope so otherwise this will be a grand waste of everybody's time... 

(No) Strings Attached

(No) Strings Attached

Rosie has not been dating Jim for long but she's got some devastatingly embarrassing news. She's got a few inventive ideas on how to soften the blow though... A funny, filthy look at dating from a character whose neuroses tie her up into even tighter knots of fantasy... 

At Least 100 Jokes

At Least 100 Jokes

Join ‘winningly self-deprecating’ (Chortle.co.uk) comic Dan Fardell for an hour in which he attempts to find the thread that links his life and comedy together. ‘One of the best new joke writers I've seen in ages... 

FLUU

FLUU

BAFTA nominated DNN star performs his debut solo show, FLUU. Mawaan Rizwan has accumulated over 20 million views on YouTube through his absurd sketches. Using clowning and stand-up he explores controversial topics such as eggs, lamps, cows and things merging with other things... 

Read All About It!

Read All About It!

Stand-up comic Ben Clover was a local newspaper reporter for six years. Lots of strange things happened, not all of which he could report. Come see behind the scenes of your local rag! 

Dead Ghost Star

Dead Ghost Star

Free trip to space. Hopefully a return trip. ‘Like Spike Milligan on MDMA’ (List). ‘A weird and wonderful double act of surreal, whimsical and thoroughly endearing comedy’ **** (BroadwayBaby... 

Aatif Nawaz: Muslims Do it 5 Times a Day

Aatif Nawaz: Muslims Do it 5 Times a Day

Can comedy change Western misconceptions about Islam? Join Aatif as he makes his Edinburgh Fringe debut with a show that drew critical acclaim and packed houses to the Leicester Square Theatre in London... 

Hate 'N' Live

Hate 'N' Live

There's too much love at the Fringe. Come watch your favourite comedians, aka The Gladihaters, hate on subjects the audience suggests, no matter what they are. You'll love it! Ever wanted to hear Darius Davies ***** (BroadwayBaby... 

Cassandra: Mary Canary

Cassandra: Mary Canary

Extraordinaire and ex-convict Cassandra turns to the noble art of magic in a final desperate attempt for fame. It's Cassandra like you've never seen her before (because you've never seen her before)... 

Scarlet Shambles: It Used to Be Me

Scarlet Shambles: It Used to Be Me

Having survived the catastrophic pile-up of her love life, Scarlet sings darkly comic tales of falling hard, for anyone who's been unlucky in love – or wants to laugh at someone who is... 

Annie McGrath and Nico Tatarowicz #Pray4AnnieAndNico

Annie McGrath and Nico Tatarowicz #Pray4AnnieAndNico

Annie has the face of an angel and the mouth of a gutter. She is one half of double act Twins (not yet seen on TV) and is half a person in her own right. 'Spot-on delivery’ (The Tab... 

Haus of Chi-Chi

Haus of Chi-Chi

Seda Yildiz and Mawaan Rizwan bring their daring and surreal show to the Fringe. Adorned in black bin bags, these two irreverent idiots are in charge of leading very sacred and spiritual ceremonies at the renowned Haus of Chi-Chi... 

Hell To Play

Hell To Play

Game show set in Hell, hosted by the Devil. In exquisite bad taste, top guests every day. Devised by Alexander Bennett: ‘Touched with madness; refreshingly different’ (Chortle.co... 

Twins: Pret a Comedy

Twins: Pret a Comedy

Annie McGrath and Jack Barry are back with another sketch comedy show for people who hate sketch comedy. Charmingly laid-back, self-deprecating riff-waff at its most free. ‘Original and funny... 

Matthew Collins: My Favourite Waste of Time

Matthew Collins: My Favourite Waste of Time

Irish comic and professional procrastinator Matthew Collins (BBC’s Great Unanswered Questions) brings his Favourite Waste of Time back to the Fringe. Expect jokes, games, stories and free sweets, as well as some very funny guests... 

Kelly Kingham: Inside Out

Kelly Kingham: Inside Out

Join Kelly and his feverish take on love, life and letting go! ‘Deliciously unnerving’ (Guardian). 'A classy, enjoyable act' (Stage). ‘Had people crying with laughter' **** (ThreeWeeks)... 

Nicky Wilkinson and Friends

Nicky Wilkinson and Friends

UK rising comedy star Nicky Wilkinson hosts an hour of rip-roaring stand-up, with special guest performers. Finalist So You Think You're Funny and New Act of the Year 2013. 'Effortless likeability ... 

All Killa No Filla Live

All Killa No Filla Live

Join comedians Rachel Fairburn (NATYS finalist 2015) and Kiri Pritchard-McLean (Leicester Mercury finalist 2015) as they explore a shared passion, serial killers. The pair will talk all things murder and macabre while having a right laugh doing it... 

Murray Porter is in Love

Murray Porter is in Love

Is love a many-splendored thing? History, philosophy, science, literature and popular culture all attempt to explain it: but how close do they really get? Steadfast and headstrong comedian Murray Porter is your steady hand on the tiller on this transatlantic pilgrimage through raging seas, fierce storms and beautiful placid ocean sunsets of this most complex of emotions... 

Sketchbox

Sketchbox

With each show, Sketchbox provides a taster session of five sketch comedy groups. Alex Maison, as host, charmingly carries us between the acts.Drunkenly lamenting his last few days before betrayal, Jesus Christ descends upon the crowd at St John’s... 

Alistair Williams and Daryl Perry Love You

Alistair Williams and Daryl Perry Love You

Two comedians with quite different styles split an hour to give you a quick shot of what they are all about. They even provided snacks. The show’s material doesn’t really follow any particular theme, except for the occasional reminder that Perry and Williams love us all and want to show their gratitude... 

In Cahoots: Some Like It Hoots

In Cahoots: Some Like It Hoots

Good sketch comedy is extremely uplifting, and it’s even better when you find it at the Free Fringe in one of the innumerable odd little rooms above bars. In Cahoots provide such an experience... 

FunBags a Go-Go!

FunBags a Go-Go!

Funbags are a high energy, lung-busting comedy trio here to deliver a hot serving of social commentary through the power of sketch. Funbags is the heady culmination of the talents of comedians Jo Burke, Gemma Layton, and Jacqui Curran, who all seem to be firmly on the same page when it comes to their genre of pop culture commentary through sketch... 

Human

Human

Jo is unwell. She’s been spending a lot of time in the bath lately. People are treating her strangely. We’re about to find out why.A finely wrought script, by Colette Kane and Helen Rutter and performed by the latter, dissects a suburban tragedy... 

Mercedes Benson Presents... The Pleasure is Yours

Mercedes Benson Presents... The Pleasure is Yours

Mercedes Benson takes a break from shopping in Lidl to introduce some of her closest friends. OK… She hardly knows them. But she has it on good authority that they're alright. A multimedia, character comedy show with songs and sandwiches... 

Dan Lees: Brainchild

Dan Lees: Brainchild

Dan Lees brings his first solo show to the Edinburgh festival in which he will seamlessly reveal the mysteries of the universe in less than an hour. Enlightenment guaranteed or your money back... 

Burke Shire

Burke Shire

Burke Shire is a free multimedia character comedy show from the deeply dark funny muscle of Jo Burke. Jo is a So You Think You're Funny? and Golden Jester semi-finalist and is one third of comedy sketch group FunBags... 

David Mulholland's Conspiracy

David Mulholland's Conspiracy

This comedy show started with a question: Why is it that conspiracy theorists will chew your ear off explaining that 9/11 was an inside job, global warming is a hoax, and chemtrails are poisoning us, but they adamantly reject real conspiracies? Comedian and former investigative reporter David Mulholland explains why... 

Claire Ford: ConsciousMess

Claire Ford: ConsciousMess

Aren't our modern brains just full of stuff? Useless facts, tangled thoughts, half-remembered conversations... In this dynamic comedy show, character comedian Claire Ford (as seen in the BBC's first fully interactive comedy show, Fat Pipes) brings them all to life, on stage and through hilarious audience interaction... 

Conor O'Toole's Manhood

Conor O'Toole's Manhood

The future Cute Animals Editor of the Irish Times returns, tellin’ it like it is. Watch out, masculinity and various other topics! Youch! Not even Geronimo, famous Apache chief and skydiver, is safe! Holy moly, this is going to be such a great show... 

Henry von Stifle: Working Class Hero (With a Valet)

Henry von Stifle: Working Class Hero (With a Valet)

Silly and idiotic character comedy. Philanthropist Henry von Stifle and his valet, Spencer, reverse the dumbing down of Britain. 

An Evening With Patti DuPont

An Evening With Patti DuPont

Join 84-year-old Hollywood legend Patti DuPont (149 films, nine husbands, five facelifts) for an intimate hour of chat, music and candid tales from 65 years in show business. Famed for her wit, indiscretion and tiny hands, the Oscar-worthy star of When Nuns Go Bad, Jelly at Midnight and Doglady promises an unforgettable evening... 

Billie Was Tap Dancing for the Seagulls

Billie Was Tap Dancing for the Seagulls

What if Caroline Aherne, Peggy Mitchell and Frida Kahlo teamed up and reared the orphans of Milton Keynes? The children have grown up and arrived! Welcome to Katie O’Brien’s first mixed character show! Featuring SuZanna GonZo from her debut show Dark Lady, ‘This show is beyond twisted and side-splittingly funny... 

Nicky Wilkinson and Friends

Nicky Wilkinson and Friends

UK rising comedy star Nicky Wilkinson brings you an hour of rip-roaring stand-up, comic characters and special guest performers. Finalist New Act of the Year 2013, finalist So You Think You're Funny 2013...