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STARTING AT 12:00 in 48 Below / The Basement Bar 

Siân Docksey's Totally Casual and Freewheeling Mystic Comedy Lemon Torpedo COMEDY 
AUG 3-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Siân Docksey has given up on politics to join the occult and become a lemon. Fresh from the "Siân" region of alternative double act Siân & Zoë (★★★★ "A great piece of alternative comedy" - The Skinny), Siân brings you her first fruity standup show wit...
STARTING AT 12:00 in Cabaret Voltaire / Cinema Room 

Conor O'Toole and Ruth Hunter are fine with this. COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 12:00 (50 min) - Free 
Conor O'Toole - "Ireland's prince of alternative comedy"- meg.ie "His ability to tease out the humour and beauty that reside in the smallest of details is remarkable." **** Fest Magazine "He certainly knows how to craft humour out of the most unlikeliest [sic] places" **** ...
STARTING AT 12:00 in Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

Struan Logan: Mingalabar COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 12:00 (30 min) - Free 
Scottish comedian Struan Logan spent three months in South East Asia, performing stand-up in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong along with travelling through Vietnam, Taiwan and his favourite, Myanmar (formerly Burma). This show is a fun insight into what it is lik...
STARTING AT 12:00 in Espionage / Pravda 

Aaaaaaaaaaaargh! It's the One Liner Show - Free Show COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Enjoy an hour of the best up and coming one liner comedians on the circuit, in this celebration of puns, one liners and wordplay. Audience members are encouraged on stage to tell their favourite gags in a 'joke off' competition, all held together by your host Masai Graham (U...
STARTING AT 12:00 in Espionage / The Bunker 

Rodney's Really #Good Family Show CHILDRENS 
AUG 3-27 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Comedy character Rodney, mixes silly one-liners with magic & music to leave audiences of all ages in stitches. With over 60,000 fans on social media and an app, music album and children's joke book on the market, expect catchphrases like #Good, #NotGood and #JeepersCreepers....
STARTING AT 12:00 in Moriarty's / Cellar 

Nathan Willcock - State of the Nathan COMEDY 
AUG 7-27 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Nathan Willcock, Chortle Student Comedian runner up, presents his debut stand up show. It's going to be really funny. Nathan Willcock doesn't know what he's doing with his life. He also doesn't understand what's happening to the country, in this show he makes jokes about tho...
STARTING AT 12:00 in Southside Social / Upstairs 

Joby Mageean and Edy Hurst: Dead Nice Boys COMEDY 
AUG 20-27 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Edy Hurst and Joby Mageean are award winning stand-up comedians and award winning friends. This year they’re putting both of these to the test by sharing a show in Edinburgh. Featuring a mix of stand-up, multimedia, and musical comedy, the nicest (but not happiest) boys in t...
STARTING AT 12:00 in The Cellar Monkey / The Cellar 

Too old to be a Power Ranger COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Debut Stand-up hour from Ben Shannon about cats, growing up and being easily distracted. It’ll be really good, you should come. Oh, look a Goose! Ah no it’s a duck, shame. I've been doing stand-up comedy for around 5 years now and I've found out some things, come to this sh...
STARTING AT 12:00 in The Counting House / The Lounge 

Green Bananas COMEDY 
AUG 3-8, 10-15, 17-22, 24-27 at 12:00 (50 min) - Free 
Green Bananas showcases todays freshest up-and-coming comedians destined to be on your shelves tomorrow. Hosted by award winners Benji Waterstones (“Perfect and hilarious”, Buzzfeed) and Dave Green (“A contender to follow in the footsteps of Milton Jones”, Steve Bennett), ea...
STARTING AT 12:00 in The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

Science Magic CHILDRENS 
JUL 31, AUG 1-27 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Treble-Award winning Irish comedian and science communicator Dónal Vaughan brings his hugely successful science magic comedy show back to the Edinburgh Fringe. Prepare to enter the magical world of science. Forget Harry Potter, Dónal is the real wizard. He will show you ho...
STARTING AT 12:00 in The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Anders Lee Here COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 18, 20-27 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
American comedian Anders Lee brings his hour of Stand-up to Edinburgh. A New Yorker, originally from the Midwest, Lee brings a "great mix of strong writing and bold stage presence" to the table.*Jokers of Chicago.* The New York Observer says of Anders Lee Here "Lee, in his u...
STARTING AT 12:00 in The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

Marie THEATRE 
AUG 3-6, 8-13, 15-18, 22-26 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
'There’s two rules: first, the person you choose must be dead. And second, you have to be dressed up to get in.’ It’s Thursday night in the Prince Arthur and their latest theme night is in full swing. Landlady Liz is run off her feet, whilst husband Barry struggles to get i...
STARTING AT 12:00 in The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Carabet COMEDY 
AUG 3-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Carabet is a light and escapist comedy show coming to Edinburgh fresh from gigs all over Europe. This trio of Gaulier trained performers use clown, physical comedy, improvisation and music to create an anarchic world of leek eating, grass cutting, toe balancing characters. S...
STARTING AT 12:00 in The Pear Tree / The Courtyard Stage 

The Free Fringe Festival Music Stages MUSIC 
AUG 3-27 at 12:00 (420 min) - Free 
Live music across the Festival, every day at a selection of Free Festival Venues. Enjoy The best in music for free at our indoor and outdoor stages, with an ever-changing variety of performers showcasing their tunes and songs throughout the Festival. Different bands and pe...
STARTING AT 12:5 in The Counting House / The Attic 

Breaking Black COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-21, 23-27 at 12:05 (50 min) - Free 
Njambi McGrath’s Breaking Black is an exploration of a black British/African woman’s experience in a hostile post-Brexit Britain and a highlight of the struggles and fragility of immigrants who are too often used as political bait but are a necessary backbone to the function...
STARTING AT 12:15 in Cabaret Voltaire / Long Room 

Andrew Ryan's Pick of the Fringe COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free 
Andrew Ryan's 'PICK OF THE FRINGE' IRISH COMEDIAN ANDREW RYAN PRESENTS A LINE-UP OF THE BEST STAND-UP COMEDIANS PERFORMING AT THIS YEAR’S FRINGE. EVERY DAY A DIFFERENT LINE UP - FROM UP AND COMING TALENT TO TV NAMES AND FRINGE FAVOURITES - RYAN’S SHOWCASE WILL KICK START YO...
STARTING AT 12:15 in Espionage / Kasbar 

Revill's Selection COMEDY 
AUG 3-8, 10-15, 17-22, 24-27 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free 
Revill’s Selection is the perfect way for any comedy lover to start their day. Just like a packet of Revels sweets the show will have different types and flavours of comics to suit all tastes. With a different line-up of comics each day and the promise of the odd star name, ...
STARTING AT 12:15 in Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

The Silly Iles COMEDY 
AUG 3-18, 21-27 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free 
A fun stand-up comedy show from Sarah Iles where she shares her brand of silly humour and stories to all audiences about the various japes she gets herself in to. Ultimately, she IS The Silly Iles. An island on to herself who despite her best efforts continually makes an id...
STARTING AT 12:15 in The Counting House / The Loft 

The Rat Pack Presents... Tales THEATRE 
AUG 13-27 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free 
The best storytellers, stand-ups, actors and poets on the Fringe come together in The Rat Pack's spin-off early afternoon story-telling show 'Tales'. Stories to move and amuse, shock and delight from a mixed bill of some of the best performers on the Fringe. The Rat Pack is...
STARTING AT 12:15 in The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Inheritance COMEDY 
AUG 3-4, 7, 10-11, 14, 17-18, 21, 24-25 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free 
Ben Clover got asked to marry his friend's mum so the family could dodge inheritance tax. It gave him a bit of a shock. A comedy show about trying to do the right thing from an award-wining stand-up. "Really good fun and a brilliant audience response" - The Stand "Excellent ...
STARTING AT 12:15 in The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

The Family Friendlyish Stand Up Show COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free 
Dylan Gott (JFL42, iChannel, Sirius XM Radio) and Radu Isaac(BBC, Comedy Central) two world traveled stand up comedians present an hour of sort of clean comedy that's fun for the whole family (given that you're over 16 and okay with occasional swearing) Dylan's reviews * ...
STARTING AT 12:15 in The Pear Tree / Main Room 

Jacob Hawley: Fruit Machine COMEDY 
AUG 3-15, 17-27 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free 
In this first solo show, Jacob Hawley (Comedy Store King Gong Winner, Amused Moose Laugh Off Wildcard and Fresh Comedian of the year finalist, 4* Brighton Fringe 2016) brings tales of patriotism, wasted liberalism and camels. 45 minutes of introspective stand-up and heartf...
STARTING AT 12:30 in Cabaret Voltaire / Upstairs 

Gráinne Maguire: What Has the News Ever Done for Me? COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 12:30 (60 min) - Free 
Every day, Gráinne is joined by three top comics who try to persuade the audience why their favourite news story is the most import of the week’s news. Will it be Trump, Brexit or Kate Middleton getting a fringe – you decide! Plus, Labour Party Harry Potter Fan Fiction! The ...
STARTING AT 12:30 in Espionage / Mata Hari 

Alistair Green: The Nan Tapes COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 12:30 (60 min) - Free 
The Nan Tapes. A double act. Find out about the plague of 'rats as big as cows' that are heading for British shores that the government doesn't want you to know about but its definitely true because this man rang up Talk Radio last night and you could tell they weren't happ...
STARTING AT 12:30 in The City Café / City Two - Basement Bar  

MARVELus COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 12:30 (60 min) - Free 
All of the movies in the MARVEL cinematic universe in 1 hour. Self professed comic book nerds and comedians Gary Tro & Javier Jarquin present MARVELus, a show that tackles almost a decade of movies into one action packed hour of comedy. All the heroes, villains, stories and ...
STARTING AT 12:30 in The Counting House / The Ballroom 

Funny Stuff for Happy People CHILDRENS 
AUG 3-27 at 12:30 (60 min) - Free 
Martin “Bigpig” Mor presents; FUNNY STUFF FOR HAPPY PEOPLE. Kids! Do you need somewhere to take your adults without them getting bored and going in a huff? Bring them to FUNNY STUFF FOR HAPPY PEOPLE where the adults can have just as good a time as the kids. An hour of com...
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