Paul Sinha: Hazy Little Thing Called Love

Paul Sinha: Hazy Little Thing Called Love

So far, Paul has lived his life content in the understanding that stability and emotional happiness were lovely ideas but not really for him. 

Jo Caulfield – Four Night Only

Jo Caulfield – Four Night Only

Award-winning comedian. 

The Best of Scottish Comedy

The Best of Scottish Comedy

Talk about doing what it says on the tin! The Stand’s flagship contemporary Scottish comedy show returns! A Fringe institution but this time with four acts, seating, table service … 

Kai Humphries: Knitter-Boxer-Glory

Kai Humphries: Knitter-Boxer-Glory

If life was a simulation would you only follow the narrative or have fun doing all the side quests? Extracting joy and betterment from life’s every diversion and challenge, multi… 

Gareth Waugh: Doozy

Gareth Waugh: Doozy

Dog Instagram, embarrassing massages, other Gareth Waughs in the world. 

Josie Long: Tender

Josie Long: Tender

Josie Long has spent twenty years being a beacon of hope amongst the cynical cruelty of stand-up comedy. 

Political Animal

Political Animal

Legendary late-night political stand-up showcase returns to butter the 2019 world’s infinite supply of stroppy hot potatoes. 

Mark Watson: I Appreciate You Coming to This and Let's Hope for the Best (Work in Progress)

Mark Watson: I Appreciate You Coming to This and Let's Hope for the Best (Work in Progress)

Watson presents a show that’s no more than 50% ready for public consumption and hopes for the festival’s legendary supportive vibe to carry him through. 

In Conversation with Standard Issue

In Conversation with Standard Issue

Standard Issue, the podcast founded by Sarah Millican, returns to Edinburgh for a fourth year. 

Shappi Khorsandi: Skittish Warrior... Confessions of a Club Comic

Shappi Khorsandi: Skittish Warrior... Confessions of a Club Comic

Comedian, author and, most recently, idiot who agreed to be tortured on I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!, Shappi is a woman of many parts. 

Alex Love: How to Win a Pub Quiz – Late-Night Edition

Alex Love: How to Win a Pub Quiz – Late-Night Edition

This is part stand-up, part actual pub quiz. 

Funny for a Girl

Funny for a Girl

We’ve selected the funniest women we could find at the Fringe and brought them together for an evening of comedy you’ll never forget! ‘An amazing evening of the most hilariou… 

The Stand Late Club

The Stand Late Club

‘This is late-night comedy at its finest’ **** (BroadwayBaby. 

Carl Hutchinson: I Know I Shouldn’t Behave Like This...

Carl Hutchinson: I Know I Shouldn’t Behave Like This...

As seen on Comedy Central’s Stand Up Central and The Chris Ramsey Show. 

An Evening with Savvy B

An Evening with Savvy B

Hannah Walker and her alter ego, Savvy B, take a comic look at who we become when we drink and what it takes to sparkle. 

Paul Sinha: Hazy Little Thing Called Love

Paul Sinha: Hazy Little Thing Called Love

Thus far, Paul has lived his life content in the understanding that stability and emotional happiness were lovely ideas but not really for him. 

Michael Legge: The Idiot

Michael Legge: The Idiot

‘The angriest man in UK comedy is back at the Fringe for another hour of spleen-venting, more misanthropic, bitter and agitated than ever’ **** (Chortle. 

Simon Munnery: Alan Parker Urban Warrior Farewell Tour

Simon Munnery: Alan Parker Urban Warrior Farewell Tour

Once the most radical, now the only radical. 

Eleanor Conway's Walk of Shame - Part 2 (Reality Bites)

Eleanor Conway's Walk of Shame - Part 2 (Reality Bites)

Ferocious clubber Eleanor Conway has always been a woman of extremes; she partied around the world as a music journo, made porn, Tinder’d her way through most of London. 

The Best of Northern

The Best of Northern

North East comedians on one exclusive line-up! Hot on the heels of our popular compilation showcases, we felt it only right to bring you some of finest who regularly reside at The … 

Dylan Moran: Dr Cosmos

Dylan Moran: Dr Cosmos

BAFTA and Perrier award-winning comedian Dylan Moran brings his brand-new show, Dr Cosmos to the Edinburgh Fringe before embarking on his 49-date UK tour. 

Tony Slattery's Crimes Against Improv

Tony Slattery's Crimes Against Improv

Whose Line is it Anyway? star and inaugural Perrier Comedy Awards winner Tony Slattery returns to where his comedic heart truly lies; with his brand-new, headlining, all-star impro… 

Mark Watson: How You Can Almost Win (Work in Progress)

Mark Watson: How You Can Almost Win (Work in Progress)

Last year, Mark Watson – a man prone to considerable anxiety, with multiple phobias and a history of piss-poor self-esteem – was asked to go on Celebrity Island with Bear Gryll… 

Simon Munnery: The Wreath

Simon Munnery: The Wreath

On any given afternoon in the Fringe, you’re likely to find Simon Munnery gracing the stage of The Stand comedy club. 

In Conversation With Standard Issue

In Conversation With Standard Issue

Join Standard Issue Podcast – the smart and witty women’s magazine for your ears – as it hosts a panel of brilliant women from the world of comedy and media in conversation abo… 

Daniel Kitson: Good for Glue

Daniel Kitson: Good for Glue

Because he’s an idiot, in thrall to his own imagined past, Daniel Kitson (41) has decided to perform an unfinished show that starts at midnight in a room that gets debilitatingly h… 

Stu and Garry's Fringe Improv Show

Stu and Garry's Fringe Improv Show

Our long-running improvised comedy show will have you in stitches. 

The Stand Late Club

The Stand Late Club

‘This is late-night comedy at its finest’ **** (BroadwayBaby. 

David Kay

David Kay

David Kay, one of the hidden gems of the Scottish comedy circuit, quirky, surreal, surprising and awesome. 

Alun Cochrane: You. Me. Now.

Alun Cochrane: You. Me. Now.

Come on then! (To my show. 

Fred MacAulay and John Moloney

Fred MacAulay and John Moloney

With a friendship that has endured numerous governments, several economic downturns and expanding waist sizes, these two stand-ups join together to bring you a one-hour show which … 

Paul Sinha: The Two Ages of Man

Paul Sinha: The Two Ages of Man

After last year’s sell-out run, Paul returns to Edinburgh with his life, seemingly, still bordering on disarray. 

Jim Smith: Back to the Teuchter!

Jim Smith: Back to the Teuchter!

After an absence of two years, the Perthshire farmer returns to Edinburgh with another trailer load of tales of rural life and how country people view the outside world. 

Fern Brady: Suffer, Fools!

Fern Brady: Suffer, Fools!

Following two shows that sold out through word of mouth alone, Scottish comedian Fern is back for another Scottish hour. 

Martin Mor: Adventure Comedian

Martin Mor: Adventure Comedian

Martin is one of the world’s most travelled and adventurous comedians. 

Political Animal

Political Animal

The Fringe’s only, and possibly best, long-running political stand-up gig returns to The Stand to bark at the planet’s hottest potatoes. 

Viva La Shambles

Viva La Shambles

Join anarchic makers of madness Viva La Shambles as they bring their popular monthly night of chaotic live comedy to the Fringe. 

Bona Fide

Bona Fide

Bona Fide asks the cream of Edinburgh Fringe 2017’s comics to prove their worth by performing material specifically written for the theme of the night. 

In Conversation With Standard Issue

In Conversation With Standard Issue

In Conversation with Standard Issue: the sharp and witty women’s magazine hosts a killer line-up of funny women, including Sarah Millican*, talking about comedy, women, feminism … 

Andrew Doyle: Thought Crimes

Andrew Doyle: Thought Crimes

Andrew Doyle has, allegedly, lost quite a few friends this last year. 

Gary Dunn Presents Monkey Magic

Gary Dunn Presents Monkey Magic

Gary Dunn is back! Monkey Magic, is his second show at the Edinburgh Fringe and it’s bigger, badder, and even more bananas than the first! With his trusty sidekick Chico the Monk… 

Simon Munnery: Renegade Plumber

Simon Munnery: Renegade Plumber

‘One of the most tirelessly silly stalwarts of the Fringe’ (Time Out) provides tales of plumbing woes and his attempts at under-tent heating, and ridicules the insanity of capitali… 

Tony Law: Absurdity for the Common People

Tony Law: Absurdity for the Common People

Multi award-winning power wizard of comedy Tony Law is heading back to the top. 

Shappi Khorsandi: Oh My Country! From Morris Dancing to Morrissey

Shappi Khorsandi: Oh My Country! From Morris Dancing to Morrissey

In a very personal set, Shappi talks growing up in Britain as the child of refugee parents and being English. 

Bridget Christie: Mortal

Bridget Christie: Mortal

Bridget Christie is one of the funniest comedians I’ve ever seen. 

Josie Long: Work In Progress

Josie Long: Work In Progress

The triple Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, BBC Radio 4 star and cult optimist Josie Long returns to The Stand with an hour of new material and knockabout fun, as she works towards … 

spiked at the Stand: Free!

spiked at the Stand: Free!

spiked, the radical magazine that fights for your right to offend, returns to the Stand for a night of no-holds-barred comedy. 

Julia Sutherland: The 40-Year-Old Version

Julia Sutherland: The 40-Year-Old Version

Delighted to turn 40, Julia is having a breakthrough, not a breakdown! Typically a time to reflect, re-assess. 

Jay Lafferty: Jaywalking

Jay Lafferty: Jaywalking

Jay returns to this year’s Fringe for two nights only. 

WWE Hall of Famer Hacksaw Jim Duggan’s 2x4 Tour One-Man Comedy Show

WWE Hall of Famer Hacksaw Jim Duggan’s 2x4 Tour One-Man Comedy Show

Just one glance at this year’s stuffed-to-bursting wedge of a programme is enough to see that there are bewildering array of performance disciplines represented at this year’s … 

Gary Delaney: There’s Something About Gary

Gary Delaney: There’s Something About Gary

Gary Delaney has been touring all over the UK for months. 

Political Animal

Political Animal

The Fringe’s only and possibly best long-running political stand-up gig returns to The Stand to bark at the planet’s hottest potatoes. 

Craig Campbell's 'Easy Tiger'

Craig Campbell's 'Easy Tiger'

The whole fish-out-of water shtick is a difficult one to pull off – the performer has to be au fait with local idiosyncrasies while at the same time be looking in at them from th… 

Stewart Lee: Content Provider

Stewart Lee: Content Provider

After four years writing and performing twelve half hours of stand up for his TV show, this is work in progress towards Stewart’s first brand new full-length live show since the aw… 

Stu and Garry’s Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Improv Show

Award-winning Stu Murphy and Garry Dobson perform brilliant improvised comedy all year round as Stand Comedy Club residents. 

The Stand Late Club

The Stand Late Club

‘This is late night comedy at its finest’ **** (BroadwayBaby. 

Simon Munnery: Standing Still

Simon Munnery: Standing Still

Simon Munnery performs for his 30th year at the Fringe. 

Des Clarke 3D

Des Clarke 3D

Des Clarke is a much loved performer in Edinburgh. 

Mark Watson: Work in Progress

Mark Watson: Work in Progress

His show Flaws was probably the most acclaimed show of last year’s Edinburgh Fringe. 

Paul Sinha: Postcards From the Z List

Paul Sinha: Postcards From the Z List

British Asian, Paul Sinha, makes a very welcome return to the Stand Comedy Club during the Fringe after a four-year absence. 

Gary Little: Just Trying to Be Friendly

Gary Little: Just Trying to Be Friendly

“The Facebook,” Little moans, is a hub of narcissism and platform for vapid boasts. 

Alun Cochrane: A Show with a Man in It

Alun Cochrane: A Show with a Man in It

Okay, he doesn’t promise much - the title was his son’s butchering of the ‘one-man show’ term. 

Bridget Christie: A Book For Her

Bridget Christie: A Book For Her

It’s 11 am – for some, the time for a late, leisurely breakfast. 

An Irishman Abroad (Live) Jarlath Regan Interviews Jason Byrne

An Irishman Abroad (Live) Jarlath Regan Interviews Jason Byrne

A live recording of the global hit podcast where each week comedian Jarlath Regan meets a person of Irish heritage for a conversation about life, their work and of course, the infl… 

Jay Lafferty: Mockingjay

Jay Lafferty: Mockingjay

Definition mocking: treat with ridicule or contempt, to imitate in fun or derision. 

Julia Sutherland is World's Best Dad

Julia Sutherland is World's Best Dad

There’s a lot to live up to as a 21st century woman – having it all isn’t quite working out. 

Jo Caulfield: Awkward Conversations

Jo Caulfield: Awkward Conversations

Jo Caulifield is sardonic, cutting and fantastically witty. 

Richard Melvin Presents… Live at The Stand Podcast

Richard Melvin Presents… Live at The Stand Podcast

Live at the Stand is an opportunity to attend the recording of the podcast of the same name, featuring a rotating lineup of comics performing sets and taking part in games and inte… 

Set List: Stand-Up Without A Net

Set List: Stand-Up Without A Net

What if someone else wrote a set list of outrageous and original topics for the world’s best stand-up comedians, and they had to perform from it with literally zero seconds to pr… 

The Stand Late Club

The Stand Late Club

‘This is late night comedy at its finest’ **** (BroadwayBaby. 

Stu and Garry and...

Stu and Garry and...

Award-winning Stu Murphy and Garry Dobson perform brilliant improvised comedy all year round as Stand Comedy Club residents. 

Simon Munnery: And Nothing But

Simon Munnery: And Nothing But

Simon returns once again to what he does, being himself for an hour. 

Bridget Christie: An Ungrateful Woman

Bridget Christie: An Ungrateful Woman

After last year’s storm-causing, award-winning, activism-inspiring show, it was hard to see how Bridget Christie would be able to better last year’s set. 

The Stand Late Show

The Stand Late Show

If you’ve ever watched anything by John Robertson before you’ll know just how zany and energetic he can be, which is the perfect reason why he makes a great host for The Stand … 

Simon Munnery Sings Soren Kierkegaard

Simon Munnery Sings Soren Kierkegaard

“Heard of Simon Munnery?” asks the blurb in the Fringe programme. 

Josie Long: Cara Josephine

Josie Long: Cara Josephine

I admit to having felt a tad disappointed when I heard that Josie Long wasn’t doing her political stuff this year. 

Mike Lawrence: The Gingerbeard Man

Mike Lawrence: The Gingerbeard Man

You’ll laugh, he’ll cry. 

Julia Sutherland is Feeling Kind of Funny

Julia Sutherland is Feeling Kind of Funny

Julia looks like she’s got it together: well groomed, with powerful eyebrows. 

Jo Caulfield: Cancel My Subscription

Jo Caulfield: Cancel My Subscription

Jo Caulfield is surely one of the most intelligent comedians on the circuit. 

Lucy Porter: Me Time

Lucy Porter: Me Time

Comedians can be a cynical bunch. 

Stewart Lee: A Room With a Stew (Work-in-Progress)

Stewart Lee: A Room With a Stew (Work-in-Progress)

‘Remains one of the best stand-ups in the country’ **** (Metro). 

Alun Cochrane: (Me Neither)

Alun Cochrane: (Me Neither)

The ray of sunshine himself performs cheerfully miserable stand-up. 

Marc Jennings: Getting Going

Marc Jennings: Getting Going

Join rising star of Scottish comedy Marc Jennings for his debut solo show at The Stand Comedy Club.