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The Free Sisters

Fringe Venue 272 - Click here for map

139 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1JS  / 0131 622 6802

Food  Accessible  Licensed  Air Conditioned
Open from 08:00 to 05:00
All ages until 8pm, then 18+ only

Described as “The Free Festival’s version of the Pleasance Courtyard”, the Free Sisters is located on the Cowgate, right in the middle of town. It is a huge bar and hotel complex, and Edinburgh's premier party venue - open from breakfast time until 3am daily. The venue hosts free Fringe shows in six performance spaces around the venue, including in a marquee and busking in the courtyard. There are also four public bars, indoors and out, a large courtyard space to enjoy a drink outside, and a host of food options, plug giant TV sports screens and also a hotel located just to the side.


Shows at The Free Sisters
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Maggie's Chamber 

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 

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 

Best Of Teknicolour Smoof COMEDY 
AUG 7, 14, 21 at 00:15 (60 min) - Free 
Shropshire's independent comedy club comes back to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 for a few one off shows, featuring six great comedians with a different hand picked line-up each time round but al...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

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 

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 

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 

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 

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 

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 

Rodney's Really #Good Family Show CHILDRENS 
AUG 17-18 at 17:45 (60 min) - Free 
Comedy character Rodney, mixes silly one-liners with magic & music to leave audiences of all ages in stitches. With over 60,000 fans on social media and an app, music album and children's joke book on...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

Sean Hegarty: Puns and Jokes CABARET 
AUG 19 at 17:45 (60 min) - Free 
45mins of one liners, puns and jokes from the star of BBC's Late Licence, UK Pun Championships Runner Up and BBC New Comedy Awards Finalist. ...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

Sean Hegarty: Puns and Jokes CABARET 
AUG 19 at 17:45 (60 min) - Free 
45mins of one liners, puns and jokes from the star of BBC's Late Licence, UK Pun Championships Runner Up and BBC New Comedy Awards Finalist. ...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

Shaggers COMEDY 
JUL 30-31, AUG 1 at 21:30 (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 

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 

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 

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 

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 

You're never too old , Are you? COMEDY 
AUG 23-27 at 17:45 (60 min) - Free 
A Senior Citizen (69 going on 29 or 39 or 49 - that will do) getting into Stand Up with amusing stories including his experiences at Britain's Got Talent auditions. Also his short journey so far sea...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 
Maggie's Front Room  

Anders Lee Here COMEDY 
AUG 14 at 17:15 (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 Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

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  

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  

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  

Huggers CHILDRENS 
JUL 30-31, AUG 1-2 at 12:15 (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 Front Room  

Jon & Nath Like to Party COMEDY 
AUG 3-13 at 13:30 (55 min) - Free 
Fresh from a sell-out Brighton Fringe, a mischievous new sketch comedy show from Sketchfest 2016 finalists and best friends who can't stand each other - Jon Levene & Nathan Lang. Action-packed sketch...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Laughing Horse FREE Comedy Selection COMEDY 
AUG 4, 9, 16, 23, 27 at 16:00 (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...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

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  

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  

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  

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  

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  

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  

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  

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  

The Tinder Games CHAT SHOWS 
AUG 20 at 23:30 (60 min) - Free 
London’s loneliest comedians battle it out to try and convince someone from Tinder, Grindr or Her to come to the show for a date. Award winning comedian James Bennison hosts this 'uniquely entertainin...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

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  

What’s your name? World’s Best MC Award Grand Final COMEDY 
AUG 14 at 19:45 (60 min) - Free 
The Inaugural Competition to find the World’s best MC. What’s your name? Where are you from? Vote with your hands alongside our international judging panel for your favourite from 2017’s top 6 fina...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Work in Progress (Salad Days) COMEDY 
AUG 14-15 at 13:30 (60 min) - Free 
An hour long work of autobiography in which I trace my life over the past four years through the sketches that I produced during them. Like my life, it's unfinished but, for the time being, it's a sho...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Worst Birthday Ever! CHILDRENS 
JUL 30-31, AUG 1-13 at 09:45 (60 min) - Free 
Poor Lewis just wanted to enjoy a ‘Happy Birthday’ but things just went from bad to worse. Nelson and Dave will do their best to cheer him up with songs, interactive games and lots of fun... eventuall...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Worst Birthday Ever! CHILDRENS 
JUL 30-31, AUG 1-3 at 11:00 (60 min) - Free 
Poor Lewis just wanted to enjoy a ‘Happy Birthday’ but things just went from bad to worse. Nelson and Dave will do their best to cheer him up with songs, interactive games and lots of fun... eventuall...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  
The Courtyard 

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaargh! Aaaaah! And We Have the 'A's Covered! COMEDY 
AUG 9 at 18:15 (60 min) - FREE 
We love 'A's! 'A's in Alphabetti Spaghetti! 'A's in the Alphabet and the 'A's at the start of something... Something big! Like a programme... Be here at the start of something! By Aaron, Aatif and A...
The Free Sisters / The Courtyard 

Aaaaaaaargh! It's the Big Free Fringe Festival Launch Night! LAUNCH SHOWS 
AUG 2 at 21:00 (90 min) - Limited Free tickets Available 
Be there at the launch of the massive 2017 Free Fringe Festival! See an almighty selection of performers! Mingle with the acts and VIP guests! Meet our mad Chicken mascot in person! Comedy! Theatre! C...
The Free Sisters / The Courtyard 

The Edinburgh Food Bank Collection EVENTS AND TOURS 
AUG 27 at 12:00 (300 min) - Free 
Are you performing or going to the Edinburgh Fringe and have leftover food you don't just want to throw away? Donate it to a food bank before you leave and give something back to the city that gives u...
The Free Sisters / The Courtyard 
The Gothic Room 

Africa Weird and Wonderful CHILDRENS 
JUL 30-31, AUG 1-14, 16-21, 23-25 at 10:45 (60 min) - Free 
Njambi McGrath returns to the Fringe with the ultimate African Experience, Music, Dancing and fun and weird stories from Africa. Come join the fun. All ages that love to boogie. ...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

Carabet COMEDY 
AUG 15 at 18:15 (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 Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

ComedySportz UK CHILDRENS 
AUG 3-15 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
10th Year at the Edinburgh Fringe! ComedySportz is a fast-paced improvised comedy show where two teams battle it out for the biggest laughs. The players go for comedy gold as they create quick witted ...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

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 

Funny Stuff for Happy People CHILDRENS 
JUL 30-31, AUG 1-2 at 15:45 (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 Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

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 

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 

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 

Jenny Collier: Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Jen COMEDY 
AUG 15 at 19:30 (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...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

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 

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 

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 

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 

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 
The Marquee 

A Struggle - Work In Progress THEATRE 
AUG 3-15, 26 at 15:15 (60 min) - Free 
Work in Progress family clowning show. Combining slapstick, stupidity, mime and silliness, come watch a series of work in progress clown and theatre numbers and how a clown attempts to put together a ...
The Free Sisters / The Marquee 

Africa Weird and Wonderful CHILDRENS 
JUL 30-31, AUG 1-2 at 14:00 (60 min) - Free 
Njambi McGrath returns to the Fringe with the ultimate African Experience, Music, Dancing and fun and weird stories from Africa. Come join the fun. All ages that love to boogie. ...
The Free Sisters / The Marquee 

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 

Boogers, books and big bottom burps! CHILDRENS 
JUL 30, AUG 1-2 at 11:30 (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 / The Marquee 

Day Dream THEATRE 
AUG 3-4 at 10:15 (60 min) - Free 
From two former students from Philippe Gaulier. This is a story about life. It's about an old woman, her dead husband and their memories. Their encounter, separation, birth, death. It's about extreme ...
The Free Sisters / The Marquee 

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 

Huggers CHILDRENS 
JUL 30-31, AUG 1-2 at 15:15 (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 / The Marquee 

Jamie and Dan Work On Progress COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-21, 23-27 at 17:45 (60 min) - Free 
Jamie Oliphant and Dan Audritt are bringing their debut half hours to Edinburgh. Straight from BBC New Comedian, itv2 and Channel 5 - these top new comers will be doing the best of their work at the f...
The Free Sisters / The Marquee 

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 

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 

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 

The Great Comedy Cooking Challenge COMEDY 
AUG 7, 14 at 14:00 (60 min) - Free 
Can’t cook? Imagine having to come up with a three-course meal, completely from scratch, every week for a year. That’s the challenge that faced comedian and culinary incompetent Jay Sodagar. In the Gr...
The Free Sisters / The Marquee 

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 

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 
The Wee Room 

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 

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 

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 

Christian Talbot Is A Work In Progress COMEDY 
AUG 3-4, 7, 10-11, 17-18, 21, 24-25 at 13:30 (60 min) - Free 
Know what a Portfolio Career is? A Polyamorous relationship? Phubbing? Too late, loser! There's already something better to replace them since you read that sentence. The world is changing. Constantly...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Dino Wiand - Yorkshire Ripper (Self Sabotage) COMEDY 
AUG 3-4, 7, 10-11, 14 at 11:00 (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...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

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 

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

It's My Funeral and I'll Throw Glitter if I Want To COMEDY 
AUG 3-15 at 21:55 (60 min) - Free 
After a (tiny) mental breakdown, Isobel Marmion has decided to throw her own funeral, glitter and dancing and all, rather than waiting for her untimely death to occur. Probably from an exploded append...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

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 

Jez Watts: Sex, Lies & Videogames COMEDY 
AUG 3-4, 7, 10-11, 14, 17-18, 21, 24-25 at 14:45 (60 min) - Free 
He's failed at being a soldier, husband, neuroscientist and drug fiend. Somehow, he's still here. An American-style hour from a touring Australian comic, the stand-up comedy of Jez Watts comes from t...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

PATRICK MELTON - BRING LOTS OF BEER COMEDY 
AUG 21 at 20:40 (60 min) - Free 
Tonight only, American comedian Patrick Melton returns to the fringe with new jokes, complaints and arguments for the absurd. “Full of sarcastic wit” - Time Out Los Angeles  ...
The Free Sisters / The Wee 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 

Stateless COMEDY 
AUG 17-18, 21, 24-25 at 11:00 (60 min) - Free 
Born in Iceland, educated in the U.S, grown a beard in China; Helgi Steinar is a borderless comedian who has now found himself living in Edinburgh, trying to understand Scots as much as he tries to un...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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