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10:00

Ready–Aim–Pray–Fire! Lemon Creek Baptist Church Handgun Training Course COMEDY 
AUG 5-8, 10-15, 17-22, 24-27 at 10:00 (60 min) - Free 
Join Reverend Jim Hokum for Ready-Aim-Pray-Fire! Lemon Creek Baptist Church Handgun Training Course. America’s gun culture is pervasive. In recent years, even churches across the southeast United St...
The City Café / City Two - Basement Bar  

Taking The Biscuit COMEDY 
AUG 4-27 at 10:00 (45 min) - Free 
Taking the biscuit! Comedy for people who like to laugh! This show is jam packed full of slide splitting observations, sharp one liners and big physical musical sketches. 2 of the biggest rising stars...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Magic Travel with Hello Potter & Uno CHILDRENS 
JUL 30-31, AUG 1-27 at 10:15 (60 min) - Free 
Do you want to watch the best family show? You have to come and see this! Magic, balloon twisting, hand shadows, comedy... All that and much more in Magic Travel with performers Hello Potter and Uno. ...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

The Traveling Storyteller CHILDRENS 
AUG 8-27 at 10:15 (60 min) - Free 
Do you want to travel the world? Then come hear Juliana the Traveling Storyteller! Coming from Colombia with a bag full of tales, Juliana will take you on a journey through stories of many lands. Fro...
The Free Sisters / The Marquee 

#Magical Mystery Walking Tour of the Fringe EVENTS AND TOURS 
AUG 14-27 at 10:30 (70 min) - Free 
A light-hearted unofficial free walking tour of the world's largest arts festival meeting outside Burgers and Beer Grillhouse at 10:30 - ending in a 15-20 professional magic show in the Newsroom on Le...
Outside Burgers & Beer Grillhouse / Outside 

Present & Correct COMEDY 
AUG 3-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 10:45 (60 min) - Free 
Present and Correct returns to Edinburgh with a brand New Sketch Show! A staple of the Fringe, Present and Correct with have you balling with laughter before you've even thought about Lunch! So begin ...
Espionage / The Bunker 

All Victoria Coffee Co Shows are now in Espionage... CLICK HERE EVENTS AND TOURS 
AUG 3-27 at 10:45 (900 min) - Free 
All shows that were in this Pop Up Venue, are now in a new room called THE BUNKER, next door in ESPIONAGE. Do look at Espionage lis...
Victoria St Coffee Co / The Basement 
11:00

How I Said 'F*** Y**' To The Company When They Tried To Make Me Redundant SPOKEN WORD 
AUG 20-27 at 11:00 (50 min) - Free 
Ever had to walk into that room where your boss, with fake concern in his eyes, tells you that he's having to 'let you go'? Ever wish you had the balls to reply by saying 'F*** Y**'? Well, that's exa...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

About Comedy: Stand-Up Comedy Courses COURSES 
JUL 31, AUG 5-6, 8-9, 12-13, 15-16, 19-20, 22-23, 26-27 at 11:00 (270 min) - £99/£89 (book 2 tickets, get 1 half price) 
Learn the skill and art of stand-up comedy performance on this two-day intensive comedy training course. Our tutors are professional comedians and writers, and the course includes a graduation perfor...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Grumpy Pants CHILDRENS 
AUG 4-27 at 11:00 (60 min) - Free 
All the way from Spain, Kiki Vita presents ‘Grumpy Pants’ a hilarious show for the whole family. Mr Vita will delight audiences of all ages with his perfectly crafted juggling routines, physical comed...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Coming of Age MUSIC 
AUG 20-27 at 11:00 (60 min) - Free 
"Coming of Age" with The Professors of Logic, showcases the songwriting talents of Anna Durkacz Ryan, on the subject of embracing age, with all its fantasies and frustrations. A late developer, Anna s...
The Pear Tree / Main Room 

Cheetah COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 11:05 (50 min) - Free 
Having recently lost a girlfriend through infidelity, just one month after buying a flat together, Adam Greene explores the reasons why people cheat, how it affects others and the perceptions that ten...
The Counting House / The Attic 

Mary Flanigan Is A Pisces, Obviously COMEDY 
AUG 17-27 at 11:10 (50 min) - Free 
A comedy show about astrology that everyone from Taurus to Virgo can enjoy! Nervous but hopeful, dreamy but anxious, brown hair, five foot five? If you are the first four, then you might be a Pisc...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Pam Ford Pants and Pantsability COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 11:15 (60 min) - Free 
Pam Ford is a seasoned comedian,ex pub landlady & ex hairdresser as her previous career roles. Having sought the advice from 53 self help books and numerous expensive seminars, horoscope, gurus,tea le...
The City Café / City Two - Basement Bar  

Hivemind presents: Playlight Robbery COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 11:30 (60 min) - Free 
Comedy quintet Hivemind are going to steal the show. Every show. All you need to do bring us a show’s flyer - using nothing but the show title and whatever other information we can find, we’ll stage...
The Free Sisters / The Marquee 

Tarantella CHILDRENS 
JUL 30-31, AUG 1-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 11:30 (60 min) - Free 
This interactive show has poetry, rhythms, dance and hip hop, with a mixture of the old and the new woven together for a fun family entertainment.  The participation explores the sounds and rhythms of...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 
12:00

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 alternati...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

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 certainl...
Cabaret Voltaire / Cinema 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 favourit...
Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

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 ...
Espionage / Pravda 

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...
Espionage / The Bunker 

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 unders...
Moriarty's / Cellar 

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-...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

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 co...
The Cellar Monkey / The Cellar 

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 (“...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

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 ...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

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.*Joker...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

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...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

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 a...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

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 showc...
The Pear Tree / The Courtyard Stage 

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 TA...
Cabaret Voltaire / Long Room 

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 ...
Espionage / Kasbar 

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. A...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

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...
The Counting House / The Loft 

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 t...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front 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, wast...
The Pear Tree / Main Room 

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 getti...
Cabaret Voltaire / Upstairs 

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 ...
Espionage / Mata Hari 

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 in...
The City Café / City Two - Basement Bar  

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...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

Tom Toal - Better than Before COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 12:45 (60 min) - Free 
Nominated for Amused Moose Best Show, Tom Toal returns with his funniest show yet. "a master of storytelling" - Punchline A show about how following your dreams can sometimes lead to mini nightmares...
Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

Andrew Roper's Superheroes for Kids 2 CHILDRENS 
JUL 30-31, AUG 1-27 at 12:45 (60 min) - Free 
Superheroes for Kids is a silly celebration of comic book superheroes. Last year's show was a super success, this year has some new surprises in store. Games, quizzes, songs and spectacular super nons...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

Mr Danger's Really Safe Show COMEDY 
JUL 30-31, AUG 1-13, 15-27 at 12:45 (60 min) - Free 
The moment the world’s been waiting for has arrived! Mr Danger, once voted Britain’s Bravest Daredevil, has finished recovering from his recent catastrophic stunt effort and is ready to wow the crowds...
The Free Sisters / The Marquee 
13:00

THE GUERILLA ASPIES SHOW - THIRD AUTISM CONVERTING YEAR. COMEDY 
AUG 3-10, 20-27 at 13:00 (60 min) - Free 
THE SHOW THAT CHANGES EVERYTHING. Not disabled but ever determined, Paul Wady's audience autism mass conversion show returns for its third year of unique and somewhat indefinable manifestation. One ...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Newcastle Brown Tales COMEDY 
AUG 4-13, 15-27 at 13:00 (60 min) - Free 
After his critically acclaimed debut hour, Rahul Kohli returns with a show unlike anything else: an hour of true stories from his drunken adventures. From the wacky to the hilarious to the downright u...
Cabaret Voltaire / Cinema Room 

Richard Todd: MONSTERS COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 13:00 (60 min) - Free 
Like a piece of old sellotape stuck on a wall, neurotic flibbertigibbet Richard Todd clings to nothing but his place on the earth; may his grip hold for an hour of art therapy, inner demons and salad....
The Counting House / The Lounge 

The Free Fringe Festival Music Stages MUSIC 
AUG 4-27 at 13:00 (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 showc...
The Wee Pub / Main Room 

Cow COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 13:05 (60 min) - Free 
I’m fed up with being called lovely just because I’m a nicely spoken, middle-aged woman in a cardigan. Join me in an act of rebellion as I get properly mardy and embrace my inner cow.

'Jane is ...

The Counting House / The Attic 

Arielle Dundas: Vulva Cupcake COMEDY 
AUG 3-8, 10-15, 17-22, 24-27 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
What are we smarty pants progressives supposed to do now? Is hate trumping love really our fault? Can I be funny, politically sensitive, and sobbing simultaneously? Do all my cupcakes have to make a...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

Aaaaaaaaaaahhh, It's 101 clean jokes in 30 minutes - Free Show COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 13:15 (30 min) - Free 
Award-winning gag merchant Masai Graham (UK Pun Champion 2016, Joke of the Fringe 2016) delivers over 100 clean jokes in just half an hour. Expect puns, one-liners and wordplay in this 3.3 laughs per...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

Angel Comedy Showcase COMEDY 
AUG 4-8, 10-15, 17-22, 24-27 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Angel Comedy is the most popular comedy night in London According to Trip Advisor and Time Out - come and see what all the fuss is about - with ***** acts and a brilliant compere. You can't hope for m...
Espionage / Pravda 

Geraldyne: Improv from Music COMEDY 
AUG 16-27 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Geraldyne are a team of improvisers that grew up mishearing song lyrics. We’ve practised a lot and think we’ve finally got the act of hearing stuff down… Every show we invite a guest musician to per...
Espionage / The Bunker 

Calvin Arsenia MUSIC 
AUG 20-27 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Kansas City native singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and performance artist, Calvin Arsenia creates scenes of sonic bliss in front of eager audiences near and far. "I long to create...
Moriarty's / Cellar 

Up Periscope SPOKEN WORD 
AUG 4-17, 19-24, 26-27 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Edinburgh local chats utter nonsense to a bunch of random strangers on the internet... Anything could happen, it's up to you! Stories based around my experience with Periscope over the past year: tale...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

Girl In Da Corner COMEDY 
AUG 3-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-27 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
If there was ever a show that ticks all the diversity boxes, then Jen's got it all. Not only has she got the unique ability of having mixed heritage, she's got mixed Indian heritage and she's a woman!...
The Cellar Monkey / The Cellar 

Jellybean: When Will I Be Famous? CHILDRENS 
JUL 30-31, AUG 1-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Come join Jellybean, the biggest kid in the world as he tries his hardest to get famous. The craziest kids' entertainer will have you in stitches as you help him gain worldwide fame. Warning...lots of...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

Harriet Braine: Total Eclipse of the Art COMEDY 
AUG 4-13, 15-27 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Harriet Braine is a musical comedian. She is a Funny Women Stage Award winner, So You Think You're Funny? finalist and Musical Comedy Awards best newcomer. The one who does the songs about art to fami...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

PLAYBACK IMPRO THEATRE 
AUG 3-6, 8-13, 15-27 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Playback Impro plays back moments and stories taken from the audience on the spot. ....★★★★★ The Mirror: 'A real standout from all the stand-up, this is comic improvisat...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

How To Suffer Better COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
After catching her fiancé screwing her friend in a bar bathroom, Celeste reads under a Snapple bottle cap: We can't stop ourselves from suffering, but we can learn how to suffer better. Mystified, she...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Self Sabotage COMEDY 
AUG 22 at 13:30 (60 min) - Free 
Have you ever made a mistake that you instantly regretted? And then made that same mistake when you really should know better? Then done it a third time and realised you suffer deep, terrifying psycho...
Cabaret Voltaire / Long Room 

Afternoon Tea With Ray Fordyce and other thoroughly pleasant people COMEDY 
AUG 3-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-26 at 13:30 (60 min) - Free 
Ray Fordyce is your host for an afternoon feast of comedy and entertainment. Featuring 3 or more different acts each day, this show is a must for any Fringe visitors. ...
Espionage / Kasbar 

Too old to be a Power Ranger COMEDY 
AUG 15, 22 at 13:30 (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 co...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Guns N’ Rosé with Peter E Davidson CABARET 
AUG 3-27 at 13:30 (60 min) - Free 
You want to know how to drink rose wine in a manly way? Friend, you are not alone. Peter E Davidson (Masons Comedy Derry, BBC NI ‘The Blame Game’) Edinburgh debut show is here to try answer life’s im...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Nathan Lang: The Stuntman COMEDY 
AUG 16-27 at 13:30 (60 min) - Free 
Professional idiot Nathan Lang (Pinhead from Neighbours) tells the absurd tale of The Stuntman through clowning, characters, physical comedy and real onstage stunts. It's totally bananas! From the h...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Coates and Cooper presents KIDNAP COMEDY 
AUG 13-27 at 13:30 (60 min) - Free 
Coates and Cooper have 60 minutes fully clothed to find the comedy in a "kidnap". A mix between theatre and sketch comedy, this pair plan to uncover the secrets of Narrowchappel both on screen and liv...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

TROLLEY GIRLS THEATRE 
AUG 17-27 at 13:30 (60 min) - Free 
Attention all shoppers! Make your way down to The Pear Tree at 13:30pm to see best friends in the whole wide world EVER in this show stopping coming of age story. Who’d have thought you’d bump into Bo...
The Pear Tree / Main Room 

It's Gameshow Time! COMEDY 
AUG 4-15, 17-26 at 13:45 (60 min) - Free 
Join your host Henry Café for It’s Gameshow Time! The gameshow where celebrities compete to end world poverty. London’s legendary gameshow comes to Edinburgh. Expect ludicrous games, massive celebri...
Cabaret Voltaire / Upstairs 

Blank Canvas COMEDY 
AUG 3-15, 17-27 at 13:45 (60 min) - Free 
A place where comics can try out and develop new ideas. It could be a sitcom reading, new material or formats for TV and radio. Performers will include Tom Ward, Tony Law, Helen Bauer, Eshaan Akbar, A...
Espionage / Mata Hari 

That's You Now If You Wanna Take Your Wee Card Out! COMEDY 
AUG 12-27 at 13:45 (60 min) - Free 
What about people watching, eh? Do you ever sit in the park on a Sunday or in a coffee shop on your lunch break and wonder which of your passer-by subjects has the weirdest fetishes, or the mental-es...
Espionage / Mata Hari 

Sketch Thieves COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 13:45 (60 min) - Free 
Comedy sketch swapping live! The cult hit show where sketch groups perform their own sketches and then each other’s. Top 25 shows at the Fringe 2016 (British Comedy Guide). Chortle Award winner for Be...
The City Café / City Two - Basement Bar  

Story Poker COMEDY 
AUG 21-27 at 13:45 (60 min) - Free 
Story Poker! A #EdFringe17 Debut gameshow by Americans, Jeffrey Baldinger and Omid Singh. Comedians from all around the world will compete in a poker-style tournament where they will bet their true st...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

Vicki Sargent: One Woman Army COMEDY 
AUG 3-5, 7-13, 15-19, 21-27 at 13:50 (50 min) - Free 
Vicki is done with degrading retail jobs, fed up of waiting around for Mr. Wrong and ultimately ready to get out of bed. Come hang out with her for an hour of witty storytelling and delightful charact...
The Cuckoo's Nest / Basement 
14:00

Ahir Shah: Control COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 14:00 (60 min) - Free 
A stand-up show about freedom, fascism, complacency, complicity, and milk. ***** List **** Guardian ...
Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

Aaaaaaaaaargh! It's 101 naughty jokes in 30 minutes - Free Show COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 14:00 (30 min) - Free 
Award-winning gag merchant Masai Graham (UK Pun Champion 2016, Joke of the Fringe 2016) delivers over 100 naughry jokes in just half an hour. Expect puns, one-liners and wordplay in this 3.3 laughs p...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

Aside Effect COMEDY 
AUG 3-6, 8-13, 15-27 at 14:00 (45 min) - Free 
"Aside Effect" A stand-up comedy show about a man (Winter Foenander) who finds himself in a perpetual state of madness; as he attempts to retrace his steps back to humanity. ...
The Free Sisters / The Marquee 

Huggers CHILDRENS 
JUL 30-31, AUG 1-27 at 14:00 (60 min) - Free 
The popular worldwide hit show returns with another revolving line-up of the best comedians, musical acts, magicians and children’s entertainers for all the family to enjoy together. ‘My eight-year-o...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

Always Be Rolling COMEDY 
AUG 3-15, 17-22, 24-27 at 14:15 (60 min) - Free 
How board games can change your life and save the world. Award winning comedian James Cook is back by popular demand with his critically acclaimed sell-out show. He'll reveal the best and absolute w...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Shehan Wanigasekera: Wa Niga Wit Attitude & Lenny Sherman: Work in Progress COMEDY 
AUG 3-15, 17-27 at 14:15 (60 min) - Free 
Shehan is an Aussie comedian living in London. Shehan's style of comedy is a mix of observational and ethnic humour. He has been doing comedy for 6 years No Props, No weird stuff, no long winded stori...
Cabaret Voltaire / Cinema Room 

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarrghhh! It's the Grouchy Club with Kate Copstick & John Fleming - and It's Free! CHAT SHOWS 
AUG 14-27 at 14:15 (60 min) - Free 
“A talking shop for comics riding the emotional rollercoaster of the Edinburgh Fringe” (The Scotsman)... Kate Copstick - The Fringe's most-feared comedy critic - and John Fleming - “the Boswell of the...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

Andy Stedman - Parental Guidance COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 14:20 (60 min) - Free 
Guitar-slinging comedian Andy Stedman is a new dad to young Freddie Elvis Stedman and is taking the responsibility very seriously indeed (if you can call writing a set of songs giving life advice to h...
The Counting House / The Attic 

LGBTQZX COMEDY 
AUG 20-27 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
LGBTQZX is the tale of how an addiction to retro gaming somehow manifested itself into a lifetime of jealousy, gender transition... and karaoke?  ...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

Mickey Sharma - SHARMANATOR!! COMEDY 
AUG 3-12, 14-19, 21-26 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
Mickey is 34 now. And times for play is over. He's 34 and responsibilities are piling up. He's gotta take care of his ageing parents, he's gotta try and get on the property ladder and most important o...
Espionage / The Bunker 

Pottervision! COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
POTTERVISION! The Harry Potter Parody show that celebrates and highlights the absurdities of those magical movies. Join us, four full grown men pretending to be twelve year old children as we re-enact...
Espionage / Pravda 

Juliet Meyers: This Flipping Rescue Dog Has Ruined My Life COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
Juliet (writer on Sarah Millican Television Programme and 8 out of 10 Cats) and her dog have issues. This is a show about unconditional love, anxiety, peeing on things and being a wolf. Contains stand...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

Jon Pearson: Feet First COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
Jon is looking for progress, he knows that he wants to be happy, but how can he get there? What is helping and hindering his development and stopping him from getting to his happy place? Join Jon on a...
The Cellar Monkey / The Cellar 

The Clan MucMor Family Circus Show CHILDRENS 
JUL 30-31, AUG 1-27 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
Martin Mor and his son Logy are coming to Edinburgh with a great big funny family fun show. If you like laughing, shouting, mucking about, circus tricks, and loads more laughing, then this is the show...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

Frank Foucault: Shoes COMEDY 
AUG 20-27 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
Jacques Tati once said "funniness comes from the feet". The award nominated Frank Foucault is willing to put that to the test. Work-in-progress show.. maybe with support. "A tiny work of comic genius"...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

aaaaaaand now it's time for...Roger Swift's Puneumatic COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
Puns. Lots of puns. Spoken puns. Visual puns. Musical puns. Contrived puns. No themes, no learning, no sad bit at the 45 minute mark. You know what you're getting. From UK Pun championship finalist of...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

James Bennison: How to be a Winner COMEDY 
AUG 3-8, 10-15, 17-22, 24-27 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
James Bennison. Comedian. Winner. Over the years he has won the IYAF Brighton Fringe Stand Up Comedy Award 2015, but more importantly he has won such shows as The Crystal Maze, Knightmare, and Get You...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Marcus Ryan - Love Me Tinder COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 14:45 (60 min) - Free 
Critically acclaimed one-man show finally comes to the UK! SOLD OUT seasons in Perth 2015, Scarborough 2015, Adelaide 2015, Melbourne 2014/15 and a tour of Canada, this self-appointed online dating ex...
Cabaret Voltaire / Long Room 

A Singh In The North! COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 14:45 (60 min) - Free 
On tour mostly just to avoid being in the same country as Donald Trump comes law student turned stand up comedian Sid Singh. This 60 minute show puts forth the silliest and funniest arguments on exact...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

Katie Mulgrew: A work in progress show COMEDY 
AUG 21-27 at 14:45 (60 min) - Free 
I'm gonna faff about for a bit. It's free. Come if you're not doing owt else. **** FEST **** THE SKINNY ****ED FEST MAG  ...
Espionage / Kasbar 

Robyn's Bad Decision Time COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 14:45 (45 min) - Free (OPTION to reserve seat) 
Everyone has a crazy family. Some are bad at relationships. But few justify their emotional decisions with stats and scientific research. Join robyn on this [informative] journey of unbelievable, yet ...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Cheekykita-Somewhere in the Ether.. COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 14:45 (60 min) - Free 
'Cheekykita's dream,what's inside?Take a trip into the ether,a surreal unusual fairytale adventure with characters,songs and dancing! this character comedian has been compared to The Mighty Boosh & Sp...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Funny Cluckers - Afternoon Show COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 14:45 (60 min) - 0 
One of the least thought out shows on the Fringe, possibly featuring: alternative facts corner, fake news correspondents, 'pest of the fest' and live guests. Cockmungously not suitable for the family....
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Clonely THEATRE 
AUG 4-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 14:45 (60 min) - Free 
Clonely is a sci-fi adventure in existential crisis, a blend of bullshit arthouse theatre with nonsense games and DIY props. Expect lo-fi dream sequences, an awkward five-minute docking scene, and rap...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

Chris Martin: The One And Only Chris Martin COMEDY 
AUG 3-18, 20-27 at 14:45 (60 min) - Free 
‘One of the UK’s Best Young Observationalists’ (The Guardian), went viral in India this year: not in a good way. Chris explores his new found ‘fame’, and why it means so much to him to be loved. Who w...
The Pear Tree / Main Room 
15:00

Paul Revill: Revillations COMEDY 
AUG 3-8, 10-15, 17-22, 24-27 at 15:00 (60 min) - Free 
Paul Revill, Bath Comedy Festival New Act of the Year 2014, returns to the Fringe with his show Revillations. The true story of how he got the acting role of a lifetime... and how it all went wrong! D...
Cabaret Voltaire / Upstairs 

Classic Joke Club COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 15:00 (60 min) - Free 
Join the funniest acts in Edinburgh as they share classic jokes handed down to them by their family. Chickens, mothers-in-law, doctors, elephants, Englishmen, Irishmen, Scotsmen (and other nationaliti...
Espionage / Mata Hari 

Stephen Carlin: The Rise of the Autistic COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-26 at 15:00 (60 min) - Free 
First came the Jurassic period, then the Enlightenment and now the Age of Autistics. Welcome to 2017! Where emotional intelligence is thrown out the window for resentment and self-justification. Final...
The City Café / City Two - Basement Bar  

Bumper Blyton Improvised Adventure COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 15:00 (60 min) - Free 
The picnic hamper’s packed, so cast yourself back to the 1940s when you could delight in lashings of ginger beer, a mouth full of tongue sandwich or get your lips round a nice spotted dick! In this r...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

Tom & Ollie in: Wasps COMEDY 
AUG 14-19, 21-26 at 15:00 (60 min) - Free 
Tom won the Chortle Student Comedy Award in 2016, and he won’t shut up about it. He also reached the Leicester Square Sketch-Off Final in 2017. Which he does occasionally shut up about, but only when ...
The Cuckoo's Nest / Basement 

Maff Brown: There's always one COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-22, 24-27 at 15:15 (60 min) - Free 
Another stand up show from the Mock the Week and Shooting Stars writer. After a pretty much sold out run last year, Maff returns to the Festival with a brand new show of one liners. Maff has been vote...
Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

Boogers, books and big bottom burps! CHILDRENS 
JUL 30-31, AUG 1-27 at 15:15 (60 min) - Free 
Boogers, books and big bottom burps is a hilarious show from award-winning author Stuart Reid, featuring his popular brand schoolboy humour and stupidity. Stuart will be launching his 6th book Gorgeou...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

The Immigrant Diaries - Sajeela Kershi & Guests (*Extra dates added*) COMEDY 
AUG 19-27 at 15:15 (60 min) - Free 
Multi award-winning show returns post-Brexit/Trump anti-immigration/refugee rhetoric blamed for the rise of hate crimes in the past year. Time to readdress the balance, so who exactly are these 'blood...
The Free Sisters / The Marquee 

Between the Devil & the Deep Blue Sea COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 15:30 (60 min) - Free 
Amused Moose Best Edinburgh Comedy Show - nominee ‘15 NZ Comedy Guild Best International Act - nominee ‘14 School Art Prize – winner ’88. They say follow your dreams, but they don’t mean it. Dreams a...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Hello Humans COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 15:30 (60 min) - Free 
Hello Humans, Jay here (Bath, Reading, Leicester, and New Act of The Year finalist, broadcast on Radio 4 Extra -humble really) doing a show about pyjamas, relativity and meeting Odin (maybe a hallucin...
Cabaret Voltaire / Cinema Room 

Show Up THEATRE 
AUG 3-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 15:30 (60 min) - Free 
Pete (Desperately Seeking the Exit, Late with Lance!) turns the often vilified clichés of the solo show genre on their clichéd heads. Using an arsenal of Post-it® Notes, Pete transforms the real-life ...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

Sunil Patel: Titan COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 15:35 (60 min) - Free 
Am I here for a little holiday? No! I’m doing my second show. Here’s some third-party validation from the first one: ‘A clearly gifted comedian with a comfy and approachable style, he is as self-awar...
The Counting House / The Attic 

Martin Huburn - "Tiptonite" COMEDY 
AUG 12-27 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
There is a fine line between banter and discrimination Martin is a cheeky yet likable working Class lad from the West Midlands. "Tiptonite" is a thought provoking and cheeky perspective on politica...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

Erich McElroy Tops Trump COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free Ticketed 
It's pretty hard to top the most controversial figure in modern political history but American-born, British-based comic McElroy has stacked the deck. He’s got all the ALTERNATIVE truth, the FAKEST ne...
Espionage / Pravda 

Shaggers COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
The worldwide hit show returns with a line-up of superb and varied comedians from all around the Fringe doing material based around the hilarious, cheeky subject of shagging. ‘A tour de force of lau...
Espionage / The Bunker 

Not Quite Mass COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Save your soul with laughter. Witness Ireland's finest stand-ups, along with holy discussions and blessed games. Handpicked by Irish Comedian of the Year 2016, Steve Bennett. Join the congregation or ...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Bright Lights, Big City Impro COMEDY 
AUG 20-27 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Strap yourself in for a rip-roaring rollercoaster of laughter as five adrenaline-fuelled improvisers make everything up as they go along, all for your enjoyment. Racing from one game to another, this ...
Moriarty's / Cellar 

I Can Read Your Mind CABARET 
AUG 20-27 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Irish mind reader, Tomas McCabe, is back with a new show for 2017! Following a hugely successful tour of Ireland, Tomas is bringing his abilities across the sea to the Edinburgh Fringe! Full of audien...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

One Romanian Answering Questions COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Radu Isac is an award winning comedian. He hasn’t won any of the big ones, but then again he’s only been in the UK for less than 2 years. "cynical and tricksy" - Chortle He started comedy in 2006 in ...
The Cellar Monkey / The Cellar 

Michael Legge & Caroline Mabey are Two Stupids COMEDY 
AUG 16-27 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Two huge and awful comedic talents, Michael Legge ('often copied, never matched' -Time Out) and Caroline Mabey ('oddball genius' -Chortle), fuse together and become this season’s must-have double-act ...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

David Sheeran: I Am Donut COMEDY 
AUG 3-4, 6-17, 19-27 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Skyfall and Love Actually: three films President Trump will encourage the Prime Minister to stream during his state visit to the UK (probably). Luckily, these ...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Aaaaaaaaargh! It's the Monster Stand-Up Show – Free Show    COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Feast on five of the tastiest up-and-coming comedians on the circuit in this stand-up comedy showcase including your award-winning host, Masai Graham. (UK Pun Champion 2016). 'Flashes of proper genius...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

LoveHard: Murdered by Murder COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
1934. Devon. Six old friends. Exposition. A small get-together at the household of Lord and Lady Titan, Drenchblood Heights. Reason: A Murder Mystery Party. It promises to be the night of their lives....
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  
16:00

Laughing Horse FREE Pick of the Fringe COMEDY 
AUG 4-27 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
See the very best comedians from across the Fringe, with a different top-notch comedy line-up each day. Two shows every day, as the Laughing Horse's Pick of the Fringe returns to Edinburgh for its 14t...
Cabaret Voltaire / Long Room 

All Together Irish Comedy CABARET 
AUG 3-27 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
A compilation show featuring a some of Ireland's hottest comedians with international guests, all for the low low price of free ...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

We're Sorry "Canada's 150th" COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
A showcase of some of the top Canadian acts at the fringe! ...
Espionage / Kasbar 

Carmen Lynch: LYNCHED COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
Carmen Lynch (The Late show with Stephen Colbert, Conan, Inside Amy Schumer, Splitsider’s "2016 Best Late Night Sets") shares her hour of twisted, singular stand-up comedy that frequently dips into th...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Battle of the Superheroes: The Great Superhero Debate COMEDY 
AUG 4-8, 10-15, 17-22, 24-26 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
A number of great and varied British and international comedians from around the Fringe come together in a mixture of stand-up comedy and interaction to decide who is the greatest superhero. ‘A supe...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

The Ayahuasca Diaries COMEDY 
AUG 3-8, 10-15, 17-22, 24-27 at 16:00 (40 min) - Free 
Psychiatrist and award-winning comedian Benji Waterstones heads to Peru in search ayahuasca, a healing plant medicine so strong that just one dose has been likened to 15 years of therapy. So is it rea...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Teasing the Funny Bone: A Seminar (For Professionals, Amateurs and anything in between) COMEDY 
AUG 3-15, 17-27 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
The Bad Clowns present the first ಫprofessionalಬ seminar on how to rise to the dizzying heights of fame in comedy. Join our three hosts as they clumsily stumble their way through a corpora...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

Jimmy McGhie COMEDY 
AUG 3-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
McGhie is back for solo show number seven. He has finally checked in his ego and will be appearing as part of the socialist utopia of the Free Festival. A proper pro for no dough! ‘McGhie reminds you ...
The Pear Tree / Main Room 

Suzanne Lea Shepherd: Scrappy Cuddler COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 16:15 (45 min) - Free 
Sweet... but zingers included. Suzanne Lea Shepherd is a New York comedian who was selected for the San Francisco Comedy Competition finals and the New York Winter Film Festival finals. She has previo...
Cabaret Voltaire / Upstairs 

Adam Vincent How Not To Kill Yourself When Living In The Suburbs COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 16:15 (60 min) - Free 
Quirky, honest, dark and irreverent humour from this critically acclaimed Australian stand up and writer (The Last Leg) forced by love and money to live in suburban UK where he can’t escape the clutch...
Espionage / Mata Hari 

Olaf Falafel presents 'The Marmosets Of My Mind' COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 16:15 (60 min) - Free 
I'm back with another hour of surreal stupidity - not sure what it'll involve just yet, probably conkers, maybe sandpaper. Whatever it is, I personally guarantee your money back if you actually learn ...
The City Café / City Two - Basement Bar  

Puppet Fiction THEATRE 
AUG 3-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 16:15 (60 min) - Free 
Everybody be cool, this is a mother**cking puppet show! The ultimate Tarantino homage, this is Pulp Fiction with strings attached. The award-winning cult show from New Zealand returns to the Edinburgh...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

#DirtyWoman THEATRE 
AUG 3-27 at 16:15 (60 min) - FREE TICKETED 
"The imagined child of Andy Kaufman and a supermodel, Narin Oz is a beautiful comic genius."- Martin Walker, Broadway Baby Narin Oz plays a looney lecturer exploring the most vile human behaviour & la...
The Cuckoo's Nest / Basement 

The Rat Pack presents... COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 16:30 (60 min) - Free 
The Rat Pack presents... returns to Edinburgh for a 5th sell-out year. The best stand-up and cabaret now bigger and better than ever. Check out the line-ups at www.theratpack.co.uk. 'Classy stand-up...
Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

Sagar Mega Drive COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 16:30 (60 min) - Free 
Sagar Mega Drive is Fiona Sagar's return to Edinburgh following her 2016 award nominated show 'Entitled'. Plug in for hilarity and set your mode to multi-player with this fresh character based show wi...
The Free Sisters / The Marquee 

The Brain Is In The Heart COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 16:30 (60 min) - FREE 
70% improvisation, 30% stories about illicit drug use, and Christian Scientists. All Heart. With more characters than a Pynchon novel pouring out of the head of Russell Hicks, this show promises to be...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

Board Game Smackdown COMEDY 
AUG 3-15, 17-22, 24-27 at 16:45 (60 min) - Free 
The game show about games is back! The Fringe's funniest performers playing board, card and party games live on stage. Hosted by Award-winning comedian and UK Champion board gamer James Cook, guests i...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Rotating Bill COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 16:45 (60 min) - Free 
Crashing back into the fringe for its triumphant 3rd year, Rotating Bill is back to bring you top quality stand up. Featuring different line ups everyday and special guests, it's a sure fire way to en...
Cabaret Voltaire / Cinema Room 

Hari Sriskantha: Clown Atlas COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 16:45 (60 min) - Free 
Rejected titles: ‘Joy Story’, ‘Ha Ha Land’, ‘Hari Sriskantha and the Order of the Glee-nix’. Basically: this is a show about happiness. The debut hour from Hari Sriskantha: a 2014 BBC Radio New Comedy...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

Frank Lavender: Fragile Masculinity COMEDY 
AUG 3-26 at 16:50 (40 min) - Free 
Meet Frank Lavender; comedian. When a grafting comic from the pub and club circuit of The North is told that his stock material isn’t suitable for the modern comedy palette, where does he go? Dropped ...
The Counting House / The Attic 

Jem Brookes: Pull Yourself Together COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 16:55 (60 min) - Free 
Jem Brookes: Pull Yourself Together After a year in which I have been dealing with depression as bad as I have ever had in 20 plus years, and was unable to perform at last year's Fringe, I am back and...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 
17:00

Forks, Sharks and Leafy Greens CABARET 
AUG 21-27 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
Kirsty and Elisabeth take you on a journey through their lives riddled with fears of ruining your child’s life before it is even born; apparently if you do not eat enough leafy greens during pregnancy...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

Charlotte Gittins: Mirror Image COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
In a world on the edge of breakdown, words start to crumble. Whip-smart character comedy from Charlotte Gittins, star of Fringe hits Austentatious (***** Times) and Folie à Deux (***** BroadwayBaby.co...
Espionage / The Bunker 

Jenny Collier: Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Jen COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
Following the success of last year's show 'Jen-Hur', which received reviews such as '★★★★★ An Excellent comedic work' - Edfest Mag and '★★★★ A bri...
Espionage / Pravda 

Martha McBrier: Balamory Doubtfire COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
Why give, only to get kicked in the teeth? Is that saft (soft) or daft? This is the story about the limits of one woman’s kindness. ‘Glorious’ ***** (Scotsman). ‘A naturally charismatic storyteller **...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

A Pessimists Guide to Being Happy COMEDY 
AUG 3-20, 22-27 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
Are you, do you know or have you been a pessimist? Are you, have you been or do you want to be happy? This is the stand up comedy show for you! Matt Duwell ("Grand ideas, infectious charisma and quali...
Moriarty's / Cellar 

Self Sabotage COMEDY 
AUG 14-27 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
Have you ever made a mistake that you instantly regretted? And then made that same mistake when you really should know better? Then done it a third time and realised you suffer deep, terrifying psycho...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

Marcus Ryan - ¿Hablas Inglés? COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
The Stage, UK ★★★★ Funny Tonne, Aus ★★★★ The Skinny, UK ★★★★ Edinburgh Fringe ★★★★ Three...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

The Long Miserable Journey To Happiness COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
What happens to an optimist clown facing adversity? "The Long Miserable Journey to Happiness" is an interactive show that playfully examines the human condition through the lens of an altruistic clown...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Declan Amphlett: Verbal Remedies COMEDY 
AUG 17-27 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
Join this Cambridge Footlight in his debut hour of stand up at the Edinburgh Fringe. Previous praise for Declan: "faultless" ★★★★★ (Varsity) "Superbly written and ingen...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

Comedy with a colour blind dyslexic geordie who has other aliments COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
The alternative stand-up Sean Turner has natural comedic instincts that lead him to areas most comics wouldn’t ever find themselves. Immensely original, fans of Reeves And Mortimer style effervescence...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Prestonian COMEDY 
AUG 3-11, 13-15, 17-22, 24-27 at 17:10 (40 min) - Free 
‘Prestonian’ is a solo stand up show by Saskia Preston. It’ll last 40 fast minutes and feature jokes by and at the expense of someone who’s never actually been to Preston but is a ‘Preston’. I’ll tell...
The Cellar Monkey / The Cellar 

Dylan Gott: Cool Guy, Lots Of Friends COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 17:15 (60 min) - Free 
Canadian comedian Dylan Gott performs a brand new hour of stand up comedy about being a virgin until 23 (he's 31 now) and how that affected attempting a long distance open relationship with the only p...
Cabaret Voltaire / Long Room 

Will Mars: THIS COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 17:15 (60 min) - Free 
This British New Yorker has been seen on Fox's Showtime at the Apollo (US) and the BBC's Stand Up for Comic Relief (UK). This former English Comedian of the Year finalist has performed eight sell-out ...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

Laughing Horse FREE Comedy Selection COMEDY 
AUG 4-27 at 17:15 (60 min) - Free 
See the very best comedians from across the Fringe, alongside hot new talent and Fringe newcomers, with a different comedy line-up at each show, every day, as Laughing Horse's Comedy Selection returns...
Espionage / Kasbar 

A Sad Joke About Life COMEDY 
AUG 3-10, 12-16, 18-27 at 17:15 (60 min) - Free 
Born and raised in the suburbs of Montreal, Canada, Virginie Fortin had such a beautiful childhood no one could have predicted she would turn out to be a comedian. Some critics said she is uniquely ...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Stephen Bailey: Can't Think Straight COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 17:15 (60 min) - Free 
Following his sell out debut tour and appearances on ITV’s Safeword, C5’s Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit on the Side and W’s Celebrity Advice Bureau, everyone’s favourite ‘guilty pleasure’ (Daily Record)...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Avril's Character Assassination: Everyday Problems COMEDY 
AUG 17-27 at 17:15 (60 min) - Free 
Avril's Character Assassination: Everyday Problems, is a quirky look at how we cope with everyday life, sometimes what we treat as trivial is more important than we realise. As Avril delves into the e...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

Full International Brexit COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 17:15 (60 min) - Free 
Full menu of different international acts every day hosted by Canadian comedian Katharine Ferns. "Salty-sweet, savagely honest, brutally funny." - The Scene Magazine ****The Wee Review  ...
The Pear Tree / Main Room 

Anything Can Be a Podcast Podcast Returns AGAIN for the third time!!! COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 17:30 (60 min) - Free 
John Hastings returns for the third time with his absolutely spontaneous amazing cool hour long podcast that is stand up off the top of us tiny stupid head. Every day a topic or title is offered by on...
Cabaret Voltaire / Upstairs 

Nik Coppin: Globetrotter COMEDY 
AUG 3-8, 10-15, 17-22, 24-27 at 17:30 (60 min) - Free 
Nik Coppin returns with some new hilarious anecdotes and jokes from his many shows and journeys around the world. A well travelled stand-up comedian, his comedic exploits have taken him to the far rea...
Espionage / Mata Hari 

Celtic Comedy COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 17:30 (60 min) - Free 
Two Scots and an Irishman walk into a pub… Jay Lafferty, John Scott and Martin Mor are among the very best Celtic comedians working on the global comedy circuit. Jay Lafferty, ‘Cuddly one sec, cruel...
The City Café / City Two - Basement Bar  

Paul McCaffrey: Suburban Legend COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 17:30 (60 min) - Free 
Star of BBC3s Impractical Jokers, As seen on Russell Howards Good News (BBC3) and Stand up Central (Comedy Central) A brand new stand up show from one of the best stand ups currently working in the UK...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

Maff Brown: The Best Clipboard in Comedy. COMEDY 
AUG 14-27 at 17:30 (60 min) - Free 
Maff Brown has written for Mock the Week, Vic and Bob, Radio 4 and has been nominated for the Amused Moose Comedy award. He was also recommended as the top ten things to see at the Fringe by GQ magazi...
The Cuckoo's Nest / Basement 

Nostalgie, Chansons Françaises CABARET 
AUG 3-27 at 17:30 (60 min) - Free 
One hour of pure nostalgia! Come listen to the best French songs of Edith Piaf, Mireille Mathieu and other divas interpreted by Dr. Zahida.  ...
The Cuckoo's Nest / Basement 

Christian Schulte-Loh: Rise of the 50 Foot German Comedian COMEDY 
AUG 4-15, 17-22, 24-27 at 17:45 (60 min) - Free 
He's back! The German giant returns. Christian is a regular on German TV and in all major British comedy clubs, including The Comedy Store. He has gigged in more than 30 countries and is known as 'a f...
Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

Sally-Anne Hayward: Um... I was talking about you not to you. COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 17:45 (60 min) - Free 
Sally’s had a gut full of people making up food allergies - such a gut full that it’s irritated her bowel. At first she thought it could be wheat intolerance – but it turns out she’s just intolerant. ...
The Counting House / The Attic 

That's You Now If You Wanna Take Your Wee Card Out! COMEDY 
AUG 4-14, 20-22 at 17:45 (60 min) - Free 
What about people watching, eh? Do you ever sit in the park on a Sunday or in a coffee shop on your lunch break and wonder which of your passer-by subjects has the weirdest fetishes, or the mental-es...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 
18:00

All My Friends Are Dead COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free 
Conor lost another friend last year, now he's on his own. 'Delivers high quality material' (Skinny). 'Very shrewd observational humour' (BroadwayBaby.com). 'Brilliant' (GetReading.co.uk). ...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Iguana Mum COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 20-27 at 18:00 (40 min) - Free 
Wish big, wish high, but be careful what you wish for. That's what marriage and kids have taught Sindhu (rhymes with Hindu — convenient because she is one). The 2016 BBC New Comedy Award finalist talk...
Cabaret Voltaire / Cinema Room 

Joey Page: Pretty boy COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free 
Mumbojumbo... That sort of thing. A boy (Joey), being an idiot for an hour (60 mins). Coming? Ok. Cheers! 'A leading name in British cult comedy' ★★★★★ (ThreeWeeks). '...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

Alcohol is Good for You too - Sam Kissajukian COMEDY 
AUG 3-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 18:10 (60 min) - Free 
Nominated for Best Comedy at Fringe World 2016 & selling out all 23 shows at Edinburgh Fringe 2016. Sam (AUS) has been crushing stand-up as of late. So, come join Sam for a drink and another hour of n...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Battered COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Irishman Mark McConnell has pushed his luck in many countries. He has been beaten along his journey, but the spirit of the fighting Irish is strong in this young man! Battered tells the tale of how th...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

Bronston Jones: God Bless Merica 3 - FREE COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
For the third year, American atheist Bronston Jones looks at the state of his nation and mutters "God Bless 'Merica... because it'll take a miracle to fix it." This is an ever updating show with an Am...
Espionage / The Bunker 

Shaggers COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
The worldwide hit show returns with a line-up of superb and varied comedians from all around the Fringe doing material based around the hilarious, cheeky subject of shagging. ‘A tour de force of lau...
Espionage / Pravda 

Laft Punk COMEDY 
AUG 15-27 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Late Night laughs as Matt Duwell brings the best in alternative and off the wall comedy from the fringe that embody the spirit of punk. Expect stand up, satire, sketch, musical comedy and everything e...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Scott Redmond: Departures THEATRE 
AUG 3-27 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Death invites you to decide the fate of The Poet. Death speaks, moral queries are answered and Tom Jones is everywhere, I mean just everywhere. Departures is the story of a poet forced to perform b...
Moriarty's / Cellar 

James Meehan - As If I Hadn't Slept COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Brand new stand-up show from 5* comedian James Meehan. Edinburgh award best newcomer nominee 2014 (with Gein's Family Giftshop), Edinburgh Panel Prize winner 2014 (with Funz and Gamez). James has had ...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

Beach Hunks: Hog Wild COMEDY 
AUG 3-19, 21-27 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Stronger. Stranger. Hunkier. Sopping wet sketch boys Beach Hunks return to Edinburgh with a new hour of destructively offbeat comedy. Absurdity, misery and beachwear collide in a show populated with ...
The Cellar Monkey / The Cellar 

Darius Davies: Road To Wrestlemania - The Director's Cut COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
The true story of following your dreams and having them crushed… along with your bones! At 18, weighing a mere ten stone and possessing absolutely no athletic ability, Darius Davies decided a career i...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

Big Cat Small Flap COMEDY 
AUG 14-27 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Big Cat Small Flap is a surreal stand-up show about the famous giant talking cat called Mr Nibbles and his life and observations on being different in today's crazy world asking the questions; What is...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Sajeela Kershi - Fights like a girl! COMEDY 
AUG 3-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Growing up Sajeela was taught that the Koran states that Paradise lies beneath a mothers feet. A difficult concept to grasp for a feminist suffering from aching smelly feet at the end of the anti-Trum...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

Kev's Komedy Klub COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
A stand-up comedy bill featuring the stars and creators of the underground festival fringe hit Kev's Komedy Kitchen - Kevin Dewsbury and Will Hutchby. Each show will feature a special guest headline ...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Dino Wiand - Yorkshire Ripper (Self Sabotage) COMEDY 
AUG 22 at 18:30 (60 min) - Free 
Dino grew up on an American Spy base in Yorkshire. Dino’s oddball, random, self deprecating, sometimes confusing Dadaist style comedy has been described as Andy Kaufmanesque. The show is in two halves...
Cabaret Voltaire / Long Room 

Chris Henry: Ignorance Is Chris COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 18:30 (60 min) - Free 
The charming and hysterical Scotsman, returns from his worldwide tour to his nations capital, with his biggest and best show yet. The scots are renowned for their talent of spinning a yarn, which is...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

Delusions. COMEDY 
AUG 4-20, 22-27 at 18:30 (60 min) - Free 
DELUSIONS. A brand new stand up hour from John Scott, now returning to Edinburgh for his tenth run. This is a semi biographical show about mental health combined with topical satire. Obviously there ...
Espionage / Kasbar 

Rosie Wilby: The Conscious Uncoupling COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 18:30 (60 min) - Free 
In a brand new comedy and storytelling show, Radio 4 and festival regular Rosie Wilby interweaves a rich, romantic narrative about two people connecting over a shared love of Richard Hawley music and ...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Laughing Horse FREE Pick of the Fringe COMEDY 
AUG 4-27 at 18:30 (60 min) - Free 
See the very best comedians from across the Fringe, with a different top-notch comedy line-up each day. Two shows every day, as the Laughing Horse's Pick of the Fringe returns to Edinburgh for its 14t...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

The Burning Gadulka THEATRE 
AUG 4-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-26 at 18:30 (60 min) - Free 
Following a series of failures at music festivals, a Bulgarian musician faces a midlife crisis. Is his lifelong love affair with his instrument – the gadulka, about to be challenged by the arrival of ...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

Becky Brunning - Beaming COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-20, 22-26 at 18:45 (60 min) - Free 
Debut solo show from Funny Women finalist and Broadchurch actor Becky Brunning. Edgy and average: the love child of rock’n’roll and cardigans. Becky is conflicted – about everything. Whether it’s choo...
Cabaret Voltaire / Upstairs 

IlluminArchie COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 18:45 (60 min) - Free 
IlluminArchie is the hilarious new show by, "super cool, super smart storyteller" (Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard) Award winning comedian, Archie Maddocks. He is described as "poignant, inventive and ...
Espionage / Mata Hari 

Sean McLoughlin: You Can't Ignore Me Forever COMEDY 
AUG 3-26 at 18:45 (60 min) - Free 
Come witness the resurrection of "The best comedian you haven't heard of yet" (Time Out) **** "One brilliant punchline after another... a comedian who is in complete control" (The List) **** "At once ...
The City Café / City Two - Basement Bar  

Ashley Storrie: Morning Glory COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 18:45 (60 min) - Free 
The sexy Hodor of Scottish comedy returns to Edinburgh with a whole new hour of self-effacing comedy. After a successful year of viral videos and comedy triumphs, Storrie is excited to return to her s...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

Awake THEATRE 
AUG 3-27 at 18:45 (45 min) - Free 
It's the middle of the night. The air is still, the moon is up, foxes are skulking under lampposts. Many people are deeply, blissfully asleep, unaware of the tortured souls around them who are strugg...
The Cuckoo's Nest / Basement 
19:00

Martin Mor: All the Best COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 19:00 (60 min) - Free 
Martin comes from Northern Ireland, and after a successful career as a circus performer, he turned his attention on the unsuspecting comedy circuit. With over 30 years experience as a professional per...
Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

C'est La Vegan COMEDY 
AUG 3-24, 26-27 at 19:00 (60 min) - Free 
Award-winning comic Dave Chawner delivers his new show about veganism. Exploring the origin of food,ideas & views to understand where things come from. 'This is one comic you have to make the effor...
The Counting House / The Attic 

Milo McCabe: The Talented Mr Hawke COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 19:00 (60 min) - Free 
Troy Hawke, having escaped the clutches of his centenarian mother, questions many of the aspects of life we take for granted. Discernment is a virtue of the wise! Beware the Poundland, Lizard people a...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

Stand-Up Nomad: Backpacking Comedy COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 19:00 (60 min) - Free 
Backpackers and travelling comedians have a similar lifestyle, exploring new cultures, traveling light and relying on booze to socialise. Every show brings these two groups together with globe-trottin...
The Free Sisters / The Marquee 

Laugh Train Home Comedy Showcase COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free (OPTION to reserve seat) 
In its fifth year, the best comics of the Fringe are brought together for this premier comedy showcase. Robyn Perkins (5 stars 'exceptionally charasmatic' -Voice Mag) hosts different four/five-star co...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Self Sabotage COMEDY 
AUG 22 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free 
Have you ever made a mistake that you instantly regretted? And then made that same mistake when you really should know better? Then done it a third time and realised you suffer deep, terrifying psycho...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

Adele Cliff: Cliff Notes COMEDY 
AUG 3-15, 17-27 at 19:25 (40 min) - Free 
Adele Cliff, writer of one of Dave's Top Ten Funniest Jokes of the Fringe 2016, takes you on a trip through her head to examine all the notes she's made on various topics over the last couple of years...
Cabaret Voltaire / Cinema Room 

Slug COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 19:25 (40 min) - Free 
Otherworldly Dave Green does a stand-up comedy show. It’s about death, robots, alienation and slugs. Dave’s unique brand of stand-up combines a type of paranoid stream of consciousness with tightly w...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Samantha Pressdee: Back 2 Basics COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
A bitter sweet tale of political awakening. After losing everything (including her marbles!) Samantha followed Russell Brand onto the frontline of the revolution - a council estate in Barnet. An adven...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

Dirty Rotten Irish Scoundrel COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Underground Irish comedian "Ireland's answer to Frankie Boyle" Andrew Gilmore returns to Edinburgh to allow his comedy demon to run amok on stage. Expect to be blown away with an hour of non-stop laug...
Espionage / Pravda 

Sarah Bennetto: All My Life's Mistakes, Catalogued (Volume 1) COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-26 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
One dimwit comedian's every dumb decision. Presented in list form. 50 great mistakes guaranteed. This show in its entirety will be a numerical list; a catalogue of errors. Dovetailing in and out of e...
Espionage / The Bunker 

Aaah Sure, It's the Irish Comedian of the Year! COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
A show about finding the funny in failur. Join Steve Bennett, Irish Comedian of the year 2016, and giggle about all the parts of life that don't quite work. From technology to religion to politics the...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

A1: The Long Road to Edinburgh COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
With no prior stand up experience, and only a year to learn the craft; Mark Row faces the challenge of performing at the biggest Comedy Festival in the world! Either very brave or very stupid, doesn'...
Moriarty's / Cellar 

Blurred Lines COMEDY 
AUG 3-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
An hour of unfortunate experiences and fortunate outcomes, blurred lines is an attempt at understanding human emotions interspersed with frequent references to bodily functions. Diagnosed with juvenil...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

It’s Better to Lie Than to Tell the Truth and End Up Alone in a Ditch Crying COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
We lie to our friends, family, lovers and bosses because it’s easier than telling the truth – we have no idea what we’re doing, and we might have genital warts. In her new show Ellen Waddell tackles t...
The Cellar Monkey / The Cellar 

I Can Make You Tory COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Sick of sanctimonious liberals lecturing you about global warming, Jeremy Corbyn and sexism? Award-winning comedian Leo Kearse slaughters liberal sacred cows with razor sharp wit (and actual facts) ...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

Ethnic Cleansing - Ruven Govender COMEDY 
AUG 3-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Wash away your white guilt and join Ruven for an hour of hilarious and racially charged stand up comedy that he's honed over the last decade. Ruven is Indian but was born in South Africa and raised in...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

101 Comedy Club COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
'Funny. Fast. Free' ★★★★ (ThreeWeeks). Each night sees four experienced acts performing. All our comedians have been hand-picked from an ethical fair trade farm where they've b...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

Matt Price : The Weed Fairy COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 19:45 (60 min) - Free 
My Dad is known by West country Police as Anthony Price AKA the “Weed fairy.” Check out a review of a preview for this show published on May 31st 2017 : http://broadwaybaby.com/shows/matt-price-the-...
Cabaret Voltaire / Long Room 

Aaaaaaaargh! It's the Monster Stand-Up Show - Flamin' Hot - Free Show COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 19:45 (60 min) - Free 
Feast on five of the hottest up-and-coming comedians on the circuit in this stand-up comedy showcase including award-winning acts and headliners. Showcasing a different line-up of talent every show.&n...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

Laughing Horse FREE Comedy Selection COMEDY 
AUG 4-27 at 19:45 (60 min) - Free 
See the very best comedians from across the Fringe, alongside hot new talent and Fringe newcomers, with a different comedy line-up at each show, every day, as Laughing Horse's Comedy Selection returns...
Espionage / Kasbar 

I Like me COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 19:45 (60 min) - Free 
I like me is a journey into why it's important to love one's self and how it can be hard at times. Life stinks but it's better to be an optimist in a pessimist's world. ...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Nathan Cassidy: The Man in the Arena COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 19:45 (60 min) - Free 
BEST SHOW NOMINEE BUXTON FRINGE 2017 Malcolm Hardee Award Nominee and Best Show Winner Buxton Fringe (and nominee 2015-17) Nathan Cassidy explores bravery in a volatile world. Cassidy at his brave an...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Andrew Silverwood is "a Self Absorbed Tw*t" COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 19:45 (60 min) - Free 
"Andrew Silverwood is my favourite name for a debonair Porn Star" - Russell Howard "Another self absorbed twat. Still, Silverwood is very charming." - Great Scott Media, Australia Touring small town...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 
20:00

The Free Fringe Festival Music Stages MUSIC 
AUG 4-27 at 20:00 (180 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 showc...
Biddy Mulligans / Main Bar 

Jon Long - Winded COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 20:00 (60 min) - Free 
Jon Long performs stand-up comedy with songs. Songs about love, life, falcons, sex, desert islands and recycling. In between the songs are jokes. Jokes about love songs, celiacs, bad cats, adverts, an...
Cabaret Voltaire / Upstairs 

Lily Lovett Lovett Lovett, I'm Lovin' It Like That COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 20:00 (60 min) - Free 
Come and delve into Lily's dark yet hilarious world of celebrity and social media obsession. Inbetweeners star Lily Lovett brings you celebrity impressions with music and audience interaction to creat...
Espionage / Mata Hari 

The Free Fringe Festival Music Stages MUSIC 
AUG 3-27 at 20:00 (180 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 showc...
SouthPour / Main Bar 

Mae Martin: Dope COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 20:00 (60 min) - Free 
The star of the award-nominated Mae Martin’s Guide to 21st Century Sexuality (BBC Radio Four) examines a lifetime of obsessions, fandom and addiction in her new stand-up hour of millennial introspecti...
The City Café / City Two - Basement Bar  

The Papa CJ Happiness Project COMEDY 
AUG 21-27 at 20:00 (60 min) - Free 
Winner of Asia and India's Best Stand-up Comedian Awards has performed 2000+ shows in over 20 countries. The Papa CJ Happiness Project is a global campaign by him where he performs for free to raise m...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

DICK IN SPACE THEATRE 
AUG 3-27 at 20:00 (60 min) - Free 
Film noir murder meets surreal mayhem in this world premiere. Dick Spacey has become a legend in the universe, especially in psychiatric circles, where his name is whispered in fear and reverence. Th...
The Cuckoo's Nest / Basement 

The Free Fringe Festival Music Stages MUSIC 
AUG 3-27 at 20:00 (60 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 showc...
The Pear Tree / Main Room 

Joke Thieves COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 20:15 (60 min) - Free 
Comedy set swapping live! The cult hit show where comedians perform their own jokes, then each other’s. Chortle Award Winner – Best Club Show London. Top 5 comedy shows of the Year (List). Top 10 late...
Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

Nai Bowen is Brave! COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 20:15 (60 min) - Free 
Nai Bowen is Brave! At least, that's want she wants to believe. One half of fringe favourites Titty Bar Ha Ha, Nai is going it alone for the first time in her life. If she's finished the show, which ...
The Counting House / The Attic 

For Godley's Sake! COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 20:15 (60 min) - Free 
FOR GODLEY'S SAKE back for another year at the THREE SISTERS "One of Scotland's finest onstage treasures... Compelling... ballsy... a breath of fresh air" Guardian "The Glasgow comedy queen" The Lis...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

Andrew Roper's Superhero Secret Origins: The Movies COMEDY 
AUG 4-27 at 20:30 (60 min) - Free 
If you like superheroes, if you want to learn more about their history, if you’ve ever seen a movie that had superheroes in it… if you’ve read this far already – you should see Superhero Secret Origin...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

A Poke in the Eye COMEDY 
AUG 3-15, 17-27 at 20:30 (60 min) - FREE TICKETED 
Georgie Morrell: A Poke in the Eye One woman. One eye. And her (sort of) blind life… The debut 4* stand up show from comic, Georgie Morrell after it’s successful Edinburgh run and transfer to Soho A ...
Cabaret Voltaire / Cinema Room 

Lewis Schaffer: Unopened Letters From My Mother COMEDY 
AUG 4-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 20:30 (60 min) - Free 
Each day of the festival the London-based New York comic will read an unopened letter from his mother, sent before she died alone in New York. 17 unopened letters and 6 opened but unread. ...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

The Fresh Prince of Comedy - Kyle Legacy COMEDY 
AUG 3-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 20:40 (60 min) - Free 
With sold out shows internationally and abroad, this UK comic living in Australia has mastered blending stand up, improvisation and talking to the crowd. So, come spend an hour with a guaranteed star ...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Tales from a Tampon COMEDY 
AUG 21-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - free festival 
Tales from a Tampon Forget the wheel, telephone or sky plus, this little cotton bud with string is one of the greatest inventions of the 21st century. Blocking more leaks than the Hoover Dam and br...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

Laugh Train Home Comedy Showcase COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free (OPTION to reserve seat) 
In its fifth year, the best comics of the Fringe are brought together for this premier comedy showcase. Robyn Perkins (5 stars 'exceptionally charasmatic' -Voice Mag) hosts different four/five-star co...
Espionage / The Bunker 

Sidekick COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Some people are life's heroes, its leading men and women. They're full of swash, buckle and daring-do. Others are happy to stand at the side and hold their jackets. For every Fred Flinstone, there is...
Espionage / Pravda 

Irish Comedy @ Finnegan's Wake COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Multi-Award Winning Irish Comedians present a compilation of Irish comedy, in an Irish pub. What more do you need? Join Donal Vaughan, Pat McDonagh and guests for Craic, Laughs and Pints! And with dif...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Can't Dance, Won't Dance CABARET 
AUG 3-19, 21-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
The uptight, irritable, shy yet monstrously arrogant Kingsley has developed dangerously high blood pressure and a phobia of dancing. In this multi-award-seeking show, the roofsmasher considers the nat...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

Tri-Nations Comedy Show COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
This is a comedy show like no other! Each night catch three comedians from all corners of the globe battling each other with their best gags to win the audience vote. ...
The Cellar Monkey / The Cellar 

The Rule of Threes COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Daniel Audritt (hilarious stand up and internationally acclaimed director; Amused Moose Finalist) Tamar Broadbent (hilarious world touring stand up and musical comedian; Amused Moose Finalist) and chu...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

DOPE FRICTION COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
dope /dəʊp/ ad 1. Very good. "that suit is dope!" friction /ˈfrɪkʃ(ə)n/ n 1. conflict or animosity caused by a clash of wills, temperaments, or opinions. Tom Lawrinson ...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

Nasty Women on the Fringe! - Sajeela Kershi & Guests CABARET 
AUG 3-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Did you support the #WomensMarch? The only place to March at this years festival is down to this female led show! With an array of talented award winning/critically acclaimed guests who are the 'nasti...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  
21:00

Comedy World War 5 COMEDY 
AUG 4-27 at 21:00 (60 min) - Free 
The hit-show in its fifth year! Four international top comedians per night, one against one, no allies. Like in every world war, different line-up each night. Always started by a German (Christian Sch...
Cabaret Voltaire / Long Room 

Lolbot Wars COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 21:00 (60 min) - Free 
This is Lolbot Wars. The best comedy performers from across the Edinburgh Festival Fringe will come together in a unique arena where they will battle it out, head to head. Armed with words, weapons, w...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

#AA Abnormal Asian COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 21:00 (60 min) - Free (book a FREE ticket to guarantee entry) 
"The Comedy surprise discovery of this year's Fringe" ★★★★ AdelaideNow.com.au "Identifies the perfect East-West fusion" ★★★★ H...
Espionage / Kasbar 

Rik Carranza: I'm a Fan COMEDY 
AUG 3-15, 17-27 at 21:00 (60 min) - FREE TICKETED 
How far would you go to fit in? What happens when you deny the very thing that defines you? In this deeply personal show, Rik Carranza revisits a past that forced him to choose between embracing his ...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Laughing Horse FREE Pick of the Fringe COMEDY 
AUG 4-27 at 21:00 (60 min) - Free 
See the very best comedians from across the Fringe, with a different top-notch comedy line-up each day. Two shows every day, as the Laughing Horse's Pick of the Fringe returns to Edinburgh for its 14t...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

More Equal Than Others COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 21:00 (45 min) - Free 
Is this Romanian guy supposed to be the future of stand-up comedy? Bold, brash and a total smartass, Victor Pãtrãşcan wings it in this stand up comedy one-man show and tries to get away with it....
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

The Really Great Compilation Show COMEDY 
AUG 20-27 at 21:15 (60 min) - Free 
Bringing you the best comedy the fringe has to offer, The Really Great Compilation Show presents some of the biggest names gracing Edinburgh, as well some amazing up and comers. Whether you're after s...
Cabaret Voltaire / Upstairs 

Kate Butch in 'Kate If You Wanna Go Butcher' COMEDY 
AUG 4-8, 10-14, 16-22, 24-27 at 21:15 (60 min) - Free 
Join the Comic Sans of Drag, Kate Butch, for an hour of comedy, songs and games. Catch 'a great comedian' (WhatsOnStage), in her debut solo show, fresh(ish) from appearing in the cult Edinburgh smash,...
Espionage / Mata Hari 

Best of the Chortle Student Comedy Awards COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 21:15 (60 min) - Free 
For almost 15 years Chortle has been scouring Britain's universities for the best student comedians, helping unearth talent such as Joe Lycett, Simon Bird, Chris Ramsey, Adam Hess and Jamali Maddix – ...
The City Café / City Two - Basement Bar  

The MMORPG Show II - No Rolls Bard COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 21:15 (60 min) - Free 
A crowd gathers, no doubt they hear I seek a champion... From the makers of Knightmare Live comes The M.M.O.R.P.G show (Spirit of the Festival winners VAULT 2016) to the Edinburgh Fringe this year, ...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

Andy Stedman: Music Not Comedy! MUSIC 
AUG 22 at 21:30 (60 min) - Free 
"Stedman's voice is sure to melt hearts." - UNCUT Magazine Prior to becoming a stand-up comedian of the musical type, Andy was a full-time professional singer-songwriter for 8 years releasing 3 album...
The Counting House / The Attic 

99 Club Stand-Up Selection - Free COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 21:30 (60 min) - Free 
Proudly supporting the Free Festival with a selection of four different comics daily. The 99 Club has been awarded Best London Club at the Chortle Awards for the last seven years and in 2015 was also ...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

Zahra Barri: Talk Like An Egyptian COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 21:45 (50 min) - Free 
Zahra’s a bit like the country of Turkey, in that she’s a mix of Eastern and Western culture, and also she is a bird. A fun look into Eastern and Kanye Western Culture. 'Terrific' Venue Magazine As ...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Amy Howerska Is a Goddess *Unless tired or hungry COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 21:45 (60 min) - Free 
Howerska has released her inner goddess! She's a lazy nightmare who might be holding her back; not ideal when it's time to start popping out sprogs. But should everyone be a mother? What if your mothe...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

Alex White: What In Tarnation?! COMEDY 
AUG 16-27 at 21:55 (60 min) - Free 
Alex has been knocking the socks of crowds all around Australia and New Zealand for the past four years, and he's ready to bring his debut standup hour to Edinburgh. All the big issues are hit head ...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 
22:00

Dirty Poetry SPOKEN WORD 
AUG 3-27 at 22:00 (35 min) - Free 
Whether you are a lesbian couple, a bunch of gay friends, straight and monogamous as hell, or a lonely wanker; this night full of sexually charged poetry has stories in rhyme for people of all sexual ...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

Head Sets COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
Comedians losing their heads and performing with no bodies! This sell-out show returns for a second year with more of the best comedians from the Fringe...all delivering comedy from their floating hea...
Espionage / Pravda 

James Bone's TOWNIES COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
The Townie Tavern is like any regular pub, except in this place regulars include a New Age Traveller, an Old Skool Raver, and a disgraced ex-Met Police Chief. With each of them working out their raiso...
Espionage / The Bunker 

The Free Fringe Festival Music Stages MUSIC 
AUG 4-27 at 22:00 (60 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 showc...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Omar & Lee's Countercultural Comedic Cavalcade COMEDY 
AUG 20-27 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
Omar & Lee are two countercultural clowns on a mission to enlighten and entertain. Join them for an exciting and absurd sketch show that combines clown and character comedy and takes a playful and pro...
Moriarty's / Cellar 

Rob Oldham: Brink COMEDY 
AUG 3-15, 17-27 at 22:00 (40 min) - Free 
Brink is a free stand-up show from award-winning young comic, Rob Oldham. It looks at growing up, politics, and being a hypocrite in the 21st Century. There are also two jokes about bums. Since 2016...
The Cellar Monkey / The Cellar 

The First Gag Is The Cheapest COMEDY 
AUG 21-27 at 22:00 (30 min) - Free 
Heart-warming, laugh-out-loud comedy delivered in the most relatable way. Pete takes a brilliantly silly and unexpected look at life and creates an atmosphere in the room that leaves you feeling like ...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

The Free Fringe Festival Music Stages MUSIC 
AUG 4-27 at 22:00 (180 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 showc...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

Bob Blackman's Tray? COMEDY 
AUG 14-19, 21-26 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
The funniest men in Staffordshire encounter local characters old and new. Or do they? 'The funniest men in Staffordshire' (Stoke Sentinel).  ...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

D'Arcehole COMEDY 
AUG 6-10, 13-17, 20-24, 27 at 22:15 (60 min) - Free 
Jo D'Arcy was told she had 'too much personality' to teach; maybe that's true or maybe she is, as her students told her, just a 'D'Arcehole.' Come and judge for yourselves as Jo talks through why she ...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

Comedy Boxing: The Rematch COMEDY 
AUG 3-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 22:15 (60 min) - Free 
Aussie wit vs British banter. Two comedians compete over four hilarious rounds. Stand-up, crowd heckling, improvisation, roasting & actual boxing. With sold out shows Internationally & across Australi...
Espionage / Kasbar 

Rhiannon Vivian's Office Meltdown COMEDY 
AUG 15-27 at 22:15 (60 min) - Free 
It’s Rhiannon Vivian’s Office Meltdown! Meet a host of characters from the photocopier to the melancholy MD, on the day they find out if the company’s going bust. Bonkers yet nuanced character comedy....
The Counting House / The Loft 

Hate 'N' Live COMEDY 
AUG 19-27 at 22:15 (60 min) - Free 
The smash-hit show returns for a fourth year, with top TV comedians – aka the Gladi-Haters – improvising rants on topics suggested by the audience. By turns raucous and surreal, this show has the audi...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

Smug Roberts : Just Me COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 22:15 (60 min) - Free 
Smug Roberts : Just Me Over 20 years as a wishful thinking stand-up comedian has left me fat, broke and on my own in a 2 bed flat above a beauty salon. "A comedy maestro" (City Life) "A master story...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Boys & Girls COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 22:15 (60 min) - Free 
'Men are from Earth. Women are from Earth. Deal with it' (George Carlin). Original sketch comedy about the different relationships between boys and girls... 'Genuinely ingenious and very funny' (AY...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

The Abersham Flat COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 22:30 (60 min) - Free 
My name is Aidan but since I was 15 I've been called Taco, because the first girl I ever kissed thought I looked Mexican. I'm half Colombian actually, my Mum was backpacking in South America when she ...
Cabaret Voltaire / Upstairs 

Mae Martin and Friends Show-Party COMEDY 
AUG 3-8, 10-15, 17-27 at 22:30 (60 min) - Free 
Mae Martin (BBC Radio 4's "Mae Martin's Guide to 21st Century Sexuality, Russell Howard's Good News) and a mix of special guests improvise a variety show based on your suggestions. With stand up, musi...
The City Café / City Two - Basement Bar  

Myra DuBois: DuBois Entendre COMEDY 
AUG 3-24, 26-27 at 22:30 (60 min) - Free 
The nationally acknowledged renaissance woman has had quite the year for complaints. She has a nasty habit of saying one thing when she means another. A ‘DuBois Entendre’ if you will. Join the self-de...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

Daniel Muggleton - Let's Never Hang Out COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 22:45 (60 min) - Free 
Australian comedian Daniel Muggleton returns to Edinburgh in 2017 with a brand new show 'Let's Never Hang Out'. He sold out his debut Edinburgh season of 'Not Trying to be a Dick' and is back with a b...
The Counting House / The Attic 

Shaggers COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 22:45 (75 min) - Free 
The worldwide hit show returns with a line-up of superb and varied comedians from all around the Fringe doing material based around the hilarious, cheeky subject of shagging. ‘A tour de force of lau...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

Pontoon COMEDY 
AUG 21-27 at 22:45 (45 min) - Free 
People say things like, I saw Louis C.K and he was great. Or, I saw Stewart Lee and he was really clever. Dont know about you, but I'm not hearing the word... funny? People coming to my show will say,...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 
23:00

Henry Ginsberg: Molesting The Corpse Of Traditional Masculinity Since 1987 COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 23:00 (60 min) - Free 
Henry Ginsberg is not your typical everyman. He's an anxiety riddled, emotionally fragile, jaded romanticist who decided to pursue a comedy career aged 18 instead of going to university, and who manag...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Asian Comedy Fusion COMEDY 
AUG 12-27 at 23:00 (60 min) - Free 
A nightly showcase of some of the best international acts currently based in Asia including Brian Aylward, Ollie Horn, Jinx Yeo and more. A great way to sample talent from the emerging Asian comedy sc...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

The Dunning-Kruger Effect COMEDY 
AUG 4-27 at 23:10 (60 min) - Free 
In his Edinburgh Fringe debut solo show, exciting and troubled comedian Stoph Demetriou attempts to educate the audience on why some people are too useless to realise how useless they are, while his p...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Spiltting the Bill COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
Three mad lads from the west of Ireland up for "The Craic" perform their stand up comedy show. Using observations, dry wit, dark humor and audience engagement they illustrate the world from their own ...
Espionage / The Bunker 

Martin Huburn - "Tiptonite" COMEDY 
AUG 21-27 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
There is a fine line between banter and discrimination Martin is a cheeky yet likable working Class lad from the West Midlands. "Tiptonite" is a thought provoking and cheeky perspective on politica...
Moriarty's / Cellar 

Kevin James Doyle: 30 Year Old Virgin COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
Raised a devout Christian, Kevin knew sex was meant for marriage only. When his engagement fell apart, he thought he'd missed the train for sex... until he took a ride of heartbreak, horniness and cli...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

Aatif Nawaz: The Last Laugh COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
After Muslims Do It 5 Times A Day in 2015 and AATIFicial Intelligence in 2016, Aatif Nawaz returns to the Fringe to have The Last Laugh. 'His Intelligent Observations Will Have You Choking With Laug...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

2 Girls 1 Capo COMEDY 
AUG 21-27 at 23:30 (60 min) - Free 
If you like profanity, women and very catchy tunes then Meat Market is for you. Best friends and outraging people since they met, Becki and Zube from Meatmarket always draw a crowd. Meat Market's fil...
Espionage / Kasbar 

Beauty & The Beast CABARET 
AUG 3-5, 8-12, 15-19, 22-26 at 23:30 (60 min) - Free 
Beauty and the Beast is a one hour, two handed, musical comedy love story. Pompous Alan uses each show as an opportunity to enlighten the public to the “joys” of high art. Suddenly abandoned by his l...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Ultimate Comedy Championship COMEDY 
AUG 3-19, 21-27 at 23:30 (60 min) - Free 
Coming to Edinburgh Fringe 2017 is the UCC – the comedic equivalent to a no-holds-barred cage fight. Expect trash talking, grudge matches, joke offs and comics going toe-to-toe, armed with their best ...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

The Guardians of Imperfection COMEDY 
AUG 16-27 at 23:30 (60 min) - Free 
Handicap, schmanicap. People with a disability are certainly not always weak, victims and they can speak for themselves. Maybe they can even be heroes.Two Dutch comedians, Marijn and Sem, will take yo...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

In Between Nightmares COMEDY 
AUG 3-8, 10-15, 17-22, 24-27 at 23:45 (60 min) - Free 
In his Fringe debut, Berlin comedy audience favorite Santiago Angel takes us on a dark and hilarious journey through the underbelly of human desire and ego. In his trademark aggressive ‘machine-gun’,...
Cabaret Voltaire / Upstairs 

Njambi McGrath and Guests COMEDY 
AUG 4-25 at 23:45 (60 min) - Free 
Njambi McGrath is a Kenyan born an award-nominated comedian and author, hosting a showcase of the rising stars of comedy doing short sets. It's an hour of different flavours. ...
The City Café / City Two - Basement Bar  

Hate 'N' Live COMEDY 
AUG 3-24, 26-27 at 23:45 (60 min) - Free 
The smash-hit show returns for a fourth year, with top TV comedians – aka the Gladi-Haters – improvising rants on topics suggested by the audience. By turns raucous and surreal, this show has the audi...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 
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Rahul Kohli & Friends in Kohl & The Gang: COMEDY 
AUG 4-13, 15-27 at 00:00 (60 min) - Free 
Award Winning comic Rahul Kohli presents a selection of some best, most talented up and coming acts on the fringe, with a few surprise special guests on occasion too! A chance to see several different...
The Counting House / The Attic 

America vs. Sweden COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 00:10 (60 min) - Free 
The two greatest countries in the world send comic representatives to wage hilarious warfare on the stages of Edinburgh. Sweden sends its favorite son, Kris Laios and America sends the world famous* T...
48 Below / The Basement Bar 

William Rees: The Splash COMEDY 
AUG 4-27 at 00:10 (60 min) - Free 
"DJing and Poetry" is surely a combination that deserves greater exploration. Thankfully in this show it is given just that. Ploughing aggressively through such topics as love, war and agriculture, Wi...
The Cellar Monkey / The Cellar 

Club Sol Party CABARET 
AUG 3-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 00:15 (60 min) - Free 
Club Sol Party is a completely immersive event that will transport you to sunny Spain for an evening of comedy cabaret that you will never forget! Your holiday reps, ‘The Mauve Coats', will present to...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

How Not to Pull: Confessions of a Trainee Pick-up Artist COMEDY 
AUG 3-20, 22-27 at 00:25 (60 min) - Free 
Ian was as attractive to women as a drunk rhino, so Channel 4 television handed him over to seduction "gurus" who taught him techniques to find love. ...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Boycotted: Comedy From Israel COMEDY 
AUG 17, 19-24, 26-27 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
Starring The Three Stars of Israeli Comedy: Shahar Hason, David Kilimnick & Yohay Sponder A rabbi, a loving Yemenite and a self-loving Jew walk onto the stage. Want to see how the joke ends? Come to s...
Espionage / The Bunker 

William Thompson & Sean Tanuvasa: Pure Dying COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
This is a stand-up comedy show by Northern Irish comedians William Thompson and Sean Tanuvasa. Performing separately, William will take the audience on a journey through his struggles with his weight,...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

Sensitive Bricks and The Cement of Time COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
Six award-winning clowns, characters, and comedians all show off, separately. But which ones shared a womb? Featuring Julia Masli, Luke Rollason, Christian Brighty, Louise Reay, and The Duncan Brother...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

The Quarter To Fun Show COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 00:45 (60 min) - Free 
A different line up every night, hosted by Jon Pearson. Who said fun has to happen before 1am? Join Jon as he presents some of the finest acts at the Fringe that are willing to stay up until 01:45! A ...
Espionage / Kasbar 

Kit Sullivan in Digital COMEDY 
AUG 3-15, 17-27 at 00:45 (60 min) - Free 
Ridiculous and unpredictable, Kit Sullivan dishes out a surreal piece of comedy with mischievous charm. The most technologically advanced show ever assembled *cough*from cardboard. We live in a digita...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Nazi Jihadi COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 00:45 (60 min) - Free 
Toby Arsalan is a German-Pakistani standup comedian writing, performing and procrastinating in Berlin. Toby grew up in Germany, Syria, South Africa and Pakistan. He knows that's weird. “Nazi Jihadi” ...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  
1:00

Phil Pagett: Bare Jokes COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 01:00 (60 min) - Free 
Late-night one-liners from Phil Pagett, 'One of the country's best new gag writers' (Gary Delaney, Mock the Week), ranging from the absurd to the twisted. Expect a no-frills hour of hilarious jokes in...
Cabaret Voltaire / Upstairs 

Story Poker COMEDY 
AUG 21-22, 27 at 01:00 (60 min) - Free 
Story Poker! A #EdFringe17 Debut gameshow by Americans, Jeffrey Baldinger and Omid Singh. Comedians from all around the world will compete in a poker-style tournament where they will bet their true st...
The City Café / City Two - Basement Bar  

Manic Pixie Dream Girls COMEDY 
AUG 13-24, 26-27 at 01:00 (60 min) - Free 
The late-night antidote to pale stale male comedy! The unmissable cult showcase returns for a second year of high-octane fun with the hottest acts at the festival. “Smashing the heteronormative pa...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

Sameer Katz: Can Fish Drown? COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 01:15 (60 min) - Free 
Sameer Katz brings his second show to the Fringe! American born, Cambridge educated; sooo call it even. He asks the questions you never had. ‘We were blown away’ - The Wolfson Howler "Very Accomplishe...
The Counting House / The Attic 

Comedy Lock In COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 01:30 (60 min) - Free 
Award-winning comedians Daniel Audritt and Jamie Oliphant bring together some of the best comedians at the fringe for a late night comedy show. including Stand ups, Sketch acts, Musical comedians and ...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

      

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