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101 Comedy Club COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
'Funny. Fast. Free' **** (ThreeWeeks). Each show sees four experienced acts performing. All our comedians have been hand-picked from an ethical fair trade farm where they've been grown in only the fin...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

101 Comedy Club COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
'Funny. Fast. Free' **** (ThreeWeeks). Each show sees four experienced acts performing. All our comedians have been hand-picked from an ethical fair trade farm where they've been grown in only the fin...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

3's Comedy - Adam Knox, Luka Muller & Peter Jones COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 11:35 (60 min) - Free 
3's Comedy brings together Adam Knox, Luka Muller & Peter Jones, three of the rising stars of Australian comedy for a whole new hour of hilarious stand-up. As seen on the TV, as heard on radio and as...
The City Café / Hollywood 

99 (First World) Problems Feat Andy Quirk and Anna J COMEDY 
AUG 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Andy Quirk, the UK’s Premier Rapper of First World Problems and his surly Lead Backup Dancer, Anna J, invite you to join their crew for a musical comedy show dealing with the inconsequential irks of m...
Sofi's Southside (formerly Harry's) / Upstairs 

99 Club Stand-up Selection - Free COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 21:30 (60 min) - Free 
Proudly supporting the Free Festival with a different selection each day of four of the best comics at the Fringe. The 99 Club has won the Chortle Award for Best London Club for eight years running an...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

A Booklover's Comedy Show COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 14:35 (60 min) - Free 
“The pen is mightier than the sword if the sword is very short, and the pen is very sharp.” - Terry Pratchett After a sellout run in it’s inaugural Edinburgh season the Booklover’s Comedy Show sensat...
32 Below (Formerly Ushers) / The Cellar 

A Jewish Sexagenarian and a Liverpudlian Plumber walk into a bar ... COMEDY 
AUG 1-4 at 21:15 (60 min) - Free 
2 Shows 1 Gig. Henry Churniavsky (2019 Semi-Finalist in Mot so New Comedian of the Year, London)is a grumpy, sexagenarian. Can it get worse…yes he’s Jewish. Henry talks about getting through the mid...
The Place / The Baird 

A Many Splendored Thing COMEDY 
AUG 1-2, 5, 8-9, 12, 15-16, 19, 22-23 at 13:30 (60 min) - Free 
Feeling heartbroken? They say laughter is the best medicine! Throw in some music, and now you're really talking. Come join Rena Hundert on a healing musical journey from heartbreak to self-love. ...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

A Night of Wikipedilove COMEDY 
AUG 1-11, 13-18, 20-25 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
A Night of Wikipedilove is a unique musical comedy where one-person-band Noam Osband sings original music about sex and love-based Wikipedia articles in this brand new, hour-long show. He performs alo...
Sofi's Southside (formerly Harry's) / Upstairs 

A&E COMEDY 
AUG 17-25 at 00:15 (60 min) - Free 
A and E is a split show shared by Eleri Morgan and Aled Richards. During his already very busy schedule, life threw a heart attack at Aled, which he found to be most inconvenient. Everything had to...
The Raging Bull (Formerly Moriarty's) / Cellar 

A-Z Mental Health Atlas COMEDY 
AUG 1-2, 4-9, 12-14 at 12:30 (45 min) - Free 
Can't tell a psychiatrist from a psychic, a chainsaw-wielding-killer from someone with schizophrenia or a raging narcissist from the President of America? NHS shrink and award-winning comedian Benji W...
The City Café / Las Vegas 

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaah, it's the One Liner Show. COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 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, all held together by your host Masai Graham (UK Pun Champion 2016). &nb...
The Lockup / Lock Up 1 

Aaaaaaaaaaaaah, It's 101 Clean Jokes in 30 Minutes COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 17:15 (30 min) - Free 
Award-winning gag merchant and UK Pun Champion 2016, Masai Graham, delivers over 100 clean jokes in just half an hour. Expect puns, one-liners and wordplay in this 3.3 laughs per minute bonanza. 'Anno...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

Aaaaaaaaaaaaah, It's 101 Clean Jokes in 30 Minutes COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 13:15 (30 min) - Free 
Award-winning gag merchant and UK Pun Champion 2016, Masai Graham, delivers over 100 clean jokes in just half an hour. Expect puns, one-liners and wordplay in this 3.3 laughs per minute bonanza. 'Anno...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

Aaaaaaaaaaaaarrgh, It's 101 Naughty Jokes in 30 Minutes COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 14:00 (30 min) - Free 
Award-winning gag merchant and UK Pun Champion 2016, Masai Graham, delivers over 100 naughty jokes in just half an hour. Expect puns, one-liners and wordplay in this 3.3 laughs per minute bonanza. 'An...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

Aaaaaaaaaaaaarrgh, It's 101 Naughty Jokes in 30 Minutes COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 18:00 (30 min) - Free 
Award-winning gag merchant and UK Pun Champion 2016, Masai Graham, delivers over 100 naughty jokes in just half an hour. Expect puns, one-liners and wordplay in this 3.3 laughs per minute bonanza. 'An...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

Aaaaaaaaaaargh, It’s the Monster Stand-Up Show! COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 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 host, Wes Dalton. Showcasing a different line-up of fantastic acts every show. &nbs...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

Aaaaaaaaand Now! Roger Swift's Machine Pun COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 16:45 (60 min) - Free 
UK Pun Finalist and Writer of one of Dave’s Best Jokes of the Fringe, Roger Swift, returns with his whirlwind roller coaster ride of non-stop corny jokes, puns, one-liners, wordplay, home made props a...
Bier Keller, Picardy Place / Courtside 

Aaaaaaaaand Now! The Ed Factor: An Edinburgh Gong Show COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 22:30 (60 min) - Free 
Seven comedians: you, the audience, decide their fate. Who goes? Who lasts the full five minutes? You decide! Just like Britain’s Got Talent, the audience will have the power to gong acts off! Each ev...
The Place / The Baird 

Aaron Twitchen: Can't stop a rainbow COMEDY 
AUG 1-24 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free 
Sun, sea and stand-up. A comedy holiday special all about friendship, love and wine from Luisa Omielan tour support, Aaron Twitchen. Never let anyone try to keep you down; they can’t stop a rainbow ...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

About Time / Bully COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 19:10 (60 min) - Free 
A split bill comedy show featuring Thanyia Moore (Funny Women Award Winner 2018) and Sian Davies (Hilarity Bites New Act Winner 2018). About Time: Growing up is hard, but most people manage it. Sian D...
The City Café / Hollywood 

Absolute Zero: Jez Watts COMEDY 
AUG 1-4, 6-11, 13-18, 20-25 at 17:15 (60 min) - Free 
★★★★ The Music, 2018. "Serious laughs" ★★★★½ Perth Happenings, 2018. "If you like funny, dirty standup you'll love Jez Watts" Onya Mag, 2019 "Delivery t...
Cabaret Voltaire / The Cave 

AC/DC: Australian Comedians / Dope Comedy COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 22:15 (60 min) - Free 
That's not an Australian comedy show, THIS IS AN AUSTRALIAN COMEDY SHOW! A sell-out hit at Edinburgh Fringe 2018 and a monthly show in London, catch three of the best Aussie and Kiwi comedians at the...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

Acting Natural COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 19:45 (60 min) - Free 
On his birthday George looked around and decided he was too strange, he needed to make a change. He had a year to learn how to act natural and he’s using anything he can to do it, from acting classes ...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Adam Elmi's Late Night Comedy Show COMEDY 
AUG 1-24 at 00:45 (60 min) - Free 
A compilation show by up-and-coming comedian Adam Elmi. Fresh off supporting Tom Stade on his 2019 tour and also a semi finalist at the So You Think Youre Funny competition last year. Bringing you som...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

ADHDave COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 17:50 (60 min) - Free 
Have you gone through your life thinking that something isn't quite right? That something is holding you back? Have you come to the conclusion that you're just not good enough? Well these were the tho...
The City Café / Hollywood 

Adrian Tauss and Sasha Ellen: Get A Room COMEDY 
AUG 1-13, 15-25 at 16:10 (60 min) - Free 
Adrian Tauss and Sasha Ellen are stand-ups who have been inappropriately funny in public and have been told to get a room. He makes children cry at parties and she can’t stop talking about sex robots....
Cabaret Voltaire / Cinema Room 

Adventures in Dementia - Steve Day COMEDY 
AUG 1-10 at 16:15 (60 min) - Free 
Steve's dad died last year of Alzheimers. There's nothing he can do about it except remember the way he was. Steve has also been deaf since his teens but has new hearing aids so now he's gone through ...
The Lockup / Lock Up 2 

Ahab; or What if Moby Dick Were Stand-Up Comedy COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 15:30 (60 min) - Free 
Moby Dick: a book, a play, an episode of Star Trek, 12 movies, and a fish. Now, it’s been adapted into a stand-up comedy show by niche idiot Jonny Gillam. He wondered: If we can adapt books ...
The Raging Bull (Formerly Moriarty's) / Cellar 

Aidan 'Taco' Jones - 52 Days COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 21:00 (60 min) - Free 
In 2012 I wrote a diary on a deck of playing cards, one for each week. Pick them out and I'll tell stories spanning three continents about heartbreak, prison, fireworks -- everything! The order's up t...
Cabaret Voltaire / The Cave 

Aidan 'Taco' Jones - Lightfoot James COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 14:00 (60 min) - Free 
From December 2016-August 2017 I received two messages a week from a fake Facebook account. This mystery person shared a bunch of private information about my family, and said they were going to fuck ...
The Counting House / The Attic 

Alcohol is good for you - Sam Kissajukian COMEDY 
AUG 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 17:30 (60 min) - Free 
Nominated for Best Comedy at Fringe World 2016 and sold out all 23 Edinburgh shows in 2016-18. Sam (Australia) has been crushing stand-up globally and this BRAND NEW show is even better than last year...
The Lockup / Lock Up 2 

Alex Farrow: Philosophy A-Level COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 12:15 (50 min) - Free 
“Alex Farrow: Philosophy A-Level” is is a stand-up comedy show about history, religion and modern Britain told through the stories of teaching Philosophy to teenagers. “Honest and interesting and real...
Cabaret Voltaire / Long Room 

Alice-India: Sorry I'm so great or whatever (WIP) COMEDY 
AUG 11-25 at 21:30 (60 min) - Free 
"Bold, subversive and dominant" (Objectively Funny) Alice-India is a rising star on the London circuit. A Funny Women One to Watch, Max Turner Semi Finalist 2019 and Komedia Comedy Launchpad Finalist ...
The Counting House / The Attic 

All Aboard! COMEDY 
AUG 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
ALL ABOARD! is a musical comedy show, a one man show type of performance, with live piano on the stage. Unlike most of musical comedy shows on the pretty wide ranging comedy market, ALL ABOARD! flies ...
Sofi's Southside (formerly Harry's) / Upstairs 

All Together Irish COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
A mix of Irelands top comics and guests at the Fringe performing at an Irish bar ...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

All-Star Comedy Cabaret COMEDY 
AUG 2-6, 8-13, 15-24 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
A spectacular mixed bill variety show bursting with the best stand ups, character acts, musical acts and the most original acts at the Fringe. Think modern day music hall. Hosted by Jody Kamali as Fer...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

American Refugee COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 16:30 (60 min) - Free 
In a world where immigrants and refugees are hated and feared, American comedian and human rights lawyer Sid Singh wants to explore why. Why do we hate the people who come to our borders seeking the b...
The Counting House / The Attic 

Amy Howerska: Serious Face COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 19:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Want. 
Non-TV famous, non-award-winning comic Amy Howerska returns because she has not yet learnt her lesson. However, she does have a ruddy new show and God loves a trier. “Sardonic, charismatic and teasing...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

An Excellent Cleanser of the Liver - Free COMEDY 
AUG 11-18 at 20:00 (60 min) - Free 
Hey, you! Don't watch that! Watch this! The Sheffield Revue Presents.... An Excellent Cleanser of the Liver A brand new show from some comedians you don't know! Guaranteed to make you laugh, or abso...
The Place / The Baird 

Andrew Frank: Cognitive Goof COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 21:00 (60 min) - Free 
Andrew Frank: Cognitive Goof is an hour of stand up comedy exploring the hilarity and profundity of perception, belief, identity, time, and space. Paradoxes, cognitive dissonance, and the slapstick o...
Bar 50 / Upstairs 

Andrew Roper - Break Point COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 19:45 (60 min) - Free 
Sun, surf, skydiving and stand-up. What happens when you take a comedian from a London winter into an Aussie summer? Does life become an adrenaline fuelled Patrick Swayze surfing movie? Not so much. ...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Andrew Silverwood: Call Me Janice COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 22:15 (60 min) - Free 
After his proper "get a flat, build a life" relationship fell apart, Andrew Silverwood found himself on a date to the worst place on Earth, standing in the gift shop, surrounded by postcards of nazis....
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Anesti Danelis: Six Frets Under COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Amused Mooose Comedy Award Finalist Musical Comedian, Anesti Danelis, returns with a new hour of witty, ridiculous, and delightfully dark comedic songs that celebrate all the fun things in life like: ...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

Angel Comedy Showcase COMEDY 
AUG 3-12, 14-24 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Award-winning Angel Comedy (Best Club in UK 2015, 2017, 2018 - Chortle Awards) brings a showcase to Edinburgh 2019. A total sell out in 2018 and 2017 Award-winning comedians and the best new acts, for...
The Lockup / Lock Up 1 

Angry Boater COMEDY 
AUG 1-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-25 at 13:00 (60 min) - Free 
An hour of comedy, the way you like it.... up the canal. Now in its fifth year, Joel Sanders returns in his glorious comic voyage from suburbia to chaos. What's it really like to give up every...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Angus Dunican: Nice Bit of Kit COMEDY 
AUG 1-15, 17-25 at 17:15 (60 min) - Free 
Angus Dunican: Nice Bit of Kit A few years back, the world became too awful for Angus to cope with. So he took a step back from everybody and gently packed himself away in the attic with the Christm...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

Ashley Haden: F*ck you, and F*ck your beliefs. COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
The Genocidal Liberal is back. After the critical success of the "C*nting Trilogy". Ashley Haden returns to Edinburgh with his forth show. F*ck you, and F*ck your beliefs Are we good people or just...
Sofi's Southside (formerly Harry's) / Upstairs 

Ashley Storrie: Hysterical COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 17:30 (60 min) - Free 
Star of BBC Scotland's 'Up For It!' and BBC Radio Scotland, Ashley Storrie returns to the Fringe with a raw and hysterical show about mental health and the ways she uses humour to overcome her pain. ...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

At Least We're Out The House COMEDY 
AUG 14-25 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
Nominated for Best New Show at this year's Leicester Comedy Festival, Midland boy Jonathan declares no agenda here. No social or political message. Just a class clown still trying to figure it all ou...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Attention Seeker COMEDY 
AUG 19-25 at 11:15 (60 min) - Free 
The anxiety-riddled jokewriter/doormat for a famous comedian accidentally crashes into the standup spotlight and decides to stay. Armed only with paralysing fear, blind panic and jokes the comedian di...
32 Below (Formerly Ushers) / The Cellar 

Aussiental COMEDY 
AUG 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 18:30 (60 min) - Free 
Laugh Mob presents Arnie Pie's new stand-up comedy show; Aussiental. A show about how conflicting it was growing up in Australia as an Oriental. Through battling with this mentally, as well as physica...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Babes/Pigs in the City COMEDY 
AUG 15-16, 19, 22-23 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free 
What happens when one small-town bumpkin and one third world brat try to spread their wings and become two cosmopolitan, cool customers? A whole lot of joy, despair, whipped cream and knickers, that's...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Bad Boys COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 22:30 (60 min) - Free 
CHELSEA AND JAMIE ARE BAD BOYS. With five finalist-credits between them (So You Think You’re Funny x2, Bath New Act Third Place, Musical Comedy Awards, Max Turner Price): Jamie D’Souza is “mixed rac...
The City Café / Las Vegas 

Barely There COMEDY 
AUG 3-25 at 15:00 (60 min) - Free 
Join Mary O'Connell and Patrick Healy for an hour of laughs and insights into their underwhelming lives. Mary is still angry about the ending of Lost, even though she hasn't seen it. She is also a NAT...
The Cuckoo's Nest / Basement 

Battle of the Superheroes: The Great Superhero Debate COMEDY 
AUG 1-13 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
Following sell out shows for the last five years, a number of great and varied British and international comedians from around the Fringe come together once more in a mixture of stand-up comedy and in...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

BattleActs COMEDY 
AUG 2-4, 6-11, 13-18, 20-25 at 21:15 (60 min) - Free 
WINNERS: ''PEOPLE''S CHOICE AWARD'' VAULT FESTIVAL BattleActs! is an award-winning, multi-five star late-night comedy party show that has performed to rave reviews around the country. The show sees tw...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

BBC British Born Chinese COMEDY 
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
BBC is the debut show from british born chinese comedian Matthew Fong. His politically incorrect view on love, life and growing up is far from political. A whimsical comedian that has found his voice ...
The City Café / Nineties 

Becky Brunning: Bloom COMEDY 
AUG 1-4, 6-18, 20-25 at 15:00 (60 min) - Free 
Funny Women Finalist, Broadchurch Actor and Most Promising Junior 1998* Becky, accidentally got gay married and now the biological clock is ticking. She brings her new 'nigh-octane' show to reckon wit...
The Lockup / Lock Up 2 

Ben Gosling: Jobs (with Special Guests) COMEDY 
AUG 2-12, 14-25 at 13:00 (60 min) - Free 
A character comedy show from a comedian with real character. Each day will feature a different special guest act opening, then it’s on to Ben. Brilliant. 'Ben Gosling stood out as one to watch... nat...
The Raging Bull (Formerly Moriarty's) / Cellar 

Ben Van der Velde - Fablemaker COMEDY 
AUG 1-13, 15-25 at 17:05 (60 min) - Free 
Jump into an improvised comedy adventure with this “master of audience interaction” (Huffington Post) as he raids the library of his fantastical imagination to create thrillers, romances, ghost storie...
32 Below (Formerly Ushers) / The Cellar 

Best In Class COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 15:30 (60 min) - Free 
Showcasing underrepresented working-class comedy voices. Sponsored by Spam, chippy teas, waste grounds, hanging around, knock-off trainers, a fella your dad knows, weed, the unions, crap schools, bunk...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Bitch & Nerd COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 20:20 (60 min) - Free 
One is a bitch. The other is a nerd. Join Emily Woods (as seen on Shaw TV, Max Turner Award Finalist) and Elie Kraft (Chortle Student Comedy Award Finalist) for an hour of jokes about being ugly, fa...
The City Café / Hollywood 

Black Sheep COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
You normal? Acting strange? Mags, in her 50s, Eddie in his 20s, are both black sheep. Eddie is trying to stay woke. Mags just wants a nap. Black Sheep explores the notion that trying to fit in leads t...
Sofi's Southside (formerly Harry's) / Upstairs 

Board Game Smackdown COMEDY 
AUG 1-13, 15-20, 22-25 at 13:45 (60 min) - Free 
Hosted by award-winning comedian and UK board game champion James Cook, the funniest Fringe performers play classic and new board games live on stage in this comedy panel show based on board/card/part...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 20:40 (60 min) - Free 
Growing up, I was too brown for white kids and the wrong kind of brown for brown kids. That’s when I first questioned my identity. 'A wonderful show! Very funny and also quite moving. A personal story...
The City Café / Nineties 

Borne Of Chaos COMEDY 
AUG 2-25 at 16:15 (60 min) - Free 
Chapter One is an honest retelling of Eric Lampaert’s trials and tribulations from birth to near death, from womb to tomb, from homeless to Hollywood. This is a psychological odyssey through alternate...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

Broken Toys COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 13:30 (60 min) - Free 
A split stand up comedy bill from 3 rising stars from the London comedy circuit. One guy raising a kid that isn't his. One guy becoming an escort to make ends meet. And another guy because we need to...
Bar 50 / Upstairs 

Brown Panther - Ruven Govender COMEDY 
AUG 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 19:45 (60 min) - Free 
Join one of the funniest Indian comedians in Australia for an hour of ethnic based comedy. Following the success of last years show 'Ethnic Cleansing' which SOLD OUT completely at all 23 Edinburgh Fri...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

Bumble Me Tinders - Dating Horror Stories COMEDY 
AUG 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
Hosted by comedian Patrick Melton (USA) (Comedy Central, Spike, VH1) and featuring a new line-up of hilarious comedian eye-candy each show. Comics share dating and sex horror stories, lead audience ga...
Sofi's Southside (formerly Harry's) / Upstairs 

Camp Running-a-Mock COMEDY 
AUG 1-2, 5, 8-9, 12 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free 
King’s College London’s Running-A-Mock Improv troupe has sent it’s best improvisers all the way up to Edinburgh to present Camp Running-A-Mock! An improv show worth writing home about. This summer a...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Can You Throw This in the Bin for Me? COMEDY 
AUG 4-8, 11-15, 18-22 at 23:45 (60 min) - Free 
This is a comedy experiment, where one brave comedian will attempt to bare his confused, fucked up soul, while inviting you to laugh at the process (And maybe share a little of yours) YOU the audienc...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

Canadian Club COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 20:30 (60 min) - Free 
Canadian Club is a stand up comedy show produced by one of the most Canadian people in the world, Brad Bryans. FREE MAPLE SYRUP TO ALL AUDIENCE MEMBERS ...
Bier Keller, Picardy Place / Courtside 

Caroline Mabey- Hair of the Dog COMEDY 
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 15:50 (60 min) - Free 
Caroline Mabey’s husband/boyfriend/partner (whatever!) just quit his accounting job to train as a dog groomer. Time for a life audit. A joyously deft cautionary tale about the dangers of following y...
32 Below (Formerly Ushers) / The Cellar 

Carte Blanche with Uncle Charlotte & Aunt Scott COMEDY 
AUG 1-18 at 21:45 (60 min) - Free 
Carte Blanche with Uncle Charlotte & Aunt Scott. Charlotte Macdonald and Scott McPherson's comedy partnership, is underpinned by a no nonsense and fun attitude to life! Experience a comedy show, wh...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Caspian and Ciaran: The Milkmen COMEDY 
AUG 2-25 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
Ciaran loves milking. He milks his friends, acquaintances, family members and passing strangers for anecdotes, ranging from Müller Corner focus groups to prog rock crematoria. Possibly accompanied by ...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Catching Up COMEDY 
AUG 2-13, 15-25 at 18:45 (60 min) - Free 
Elaine Robertson and Olley Matthews are fresh out of the Oxford Revue, and are bringing the summation of their combined 6 years of stand-up experience to the Fringe. Join them for stories from Elaine'...
The Cuckoo's Nest / Basement 

Cerys Nelmes’ 80s Gameshow Mash-Up COMEDY 
AUG 19-25 at 16:15 (60 min) - Free 
80s Game Show Mash Up - Join comedian and compere extraordinaire, Cerys Nelmes, as she whisks you back to the 80s for a Game Show Mash Up extravaganza! Featuring all your favourite much loved shows in...
The Lockup / Lock Up 2 

Character Building Experience COMEDY 
AUG 1-13, 15-25 at 13:40 (60 min) - Free 
You enter a tavern. You see a group of comedian questers. What do you do? A Dungeons-and-Dragons-style, comedy, interactive role playing game experience where the audience get to play God and make the...
Cabaret Voltaire / Cinema Room 

Charmian Hughes: What-not COMEDY 
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 13:30 (60 min) - Free 
When everyone around you is self-identifying, and you feel a bit left out, chill! You can join the tribe of What-Nots with Charmian, who also self identifies as a very funny comedian. 'Captivating, ir...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

Chris McGlade- 'Forgiveness' COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 21:15 (60 min) - Free 
'Following the murder of his father, hard hitting and critically acclaimed Northern comedian Chris McGlade is attempting to lay to rest the ghosts that have haunted him ever since. This show, whilst t...
The City Café / Las Vegas 

Circus Sonas Presents: DTCB The Prison Years COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 22:30 (60 min) - Free 
What happens when two circus performers get sent to prison? They write a new Fringe show of course. CIRCUS IN A CELL Strictly adults only "Dirty Tattooed Circus Bastards: Dangerous And Hilarious… Ju...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

Claptrap COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 15-25 at 23:30 (60 min) - Free 
claptrap /ˈklaptrap/ noun absurd or nonsensical talk or ideas. Pithy and precocious standup from up-and-coming comedians Becky Povall and Jessie Nixon. Expect a warm welcome, zesty observations ...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Clash of the Tight Tens COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free 
Andy Quirk presents his pick of the finest Fringe comedians performing ten-minute tasters of their full-length shows. Expect a titanic mix of stand-up, sketch and musical comedy. You’ll be "Poseid" yo...
Cabaret Voltaire / The Cave 

Classic Joke Club COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 14:15 (60 min) - Free 
Join the funniest acts on the UK and international circuit as they share classic jokes handed down to them by their family. Chickens, mothers-in-law, doctors, elephants, Englishmen, Irishmen, Scotsmen...
Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

Comedy Boxing - Best of the best COMEDY 
AUG 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 19:45 (60 min) - Free 
Comedy Boxing triumphantly returns to Edinburgh now with the best of the best competitors each show! Comedians will compete over four hilarious rounds of stand-up, improvisation, heckling and boxing. ...
Cabaret Voltaire / The Cave 

Comedy Freak Show COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 17:25 (60 min) - Free 
COME ONE, COME ALL TO THIS TRAGIC AFFAIR! Comedy Freak Show is an exhibition of comedic rarities, sometimes referred to as "Alternative" or "Un-funny". Typical features would be socially unusual huma...
Cabaret Voltaire / Cinema Room 

Comedy Gobbledygook COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 13:00 (60 min) - Free 
London Bermondsey's beloved local comedy show comes to Edinburgh! If you are looking for a quirky comedy show that caters the needs of radio four audience as well as Hello Magazine readers, then this...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Comedy Queers COMEDY 
AUG 1-24 at 23:30 (60 min) - Free 
A fabulous selection of outrageous Queer performers from across the fringe. Hosted by Sian Davies (“Sharp and focused… fantastic ability as a comedian and compere” **** Backstage on the Fringe). Last ...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

Comedy Striptease COMEDY 
AUG 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
The best, most daring stand up comedians from the festival showcase their skills but if they're not funny enough they must perform a striptease dance. Come along for an hour of high calibre stand up m...
The Lockup / Lock Up 1 

Comedy Village COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 00:05 (60 min) - Free 
Montreal, Canada’s premiere stand-up comedy show for tourists visiting Edinburgh. Roles reversed, these Canadian comedians have travelled a long way and brought some well-polished jokes with them. Fea...
The City Café / Hollywood 

Common People (Again) COMEDY 
AUG 1-9 at 14:55 (60 min) - Free 
COMMON PEOPLE (AGAIN!) Following a very successful run in 2018, the Common People are back for more! Janet and Paul are ordinary, common people and very happy with it. They aren’t trying to educate ...
Cabaret Voltaire / Cinema Room 

Confessions of a Taxi Driver COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 14:45 (60 min) - Free 
The show follows Andrew as he is awarded custody of his daughter. The judge in court when giving custody tells Andrew "You look like you drank a lot last night and then turns to the mother and says yo...
Bar 50 / Upstairs 

Conor Drum: Solo COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 13:45 (60 min) - Free 
A show about growing up and becoming a man. As his parents prepare to Airbnb his old bedroom, Conor rediscovers his teenage years after finding his old band's demo and wonders if going solo was the ri...
The City Café / Las Vegas 

Cool Jokes / Hot Takes COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-24 at 14:45 (60 min) - Free 
Cool Jokes / Hot Takes 2 of Scotlands finest comedians in one show! Liam Withnail Liam Withnail has been entertaining the audiences of Scotland and beyond for nearly ten years. His cheeky manor is a...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

Cordelia & Dimple: Buffet COMEDY 
AUG 1-13 at 16:55 (60 min) - Free 
Dimple's biggest fear? Looking down from heaven (post murder) to watch her religiously vegan parents learn that the contents of her last meal involved a chicken and an egg. Eye rolling and frustrating...
The City Café / Nineties 

Cosmic Comedy Berlin COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
Come and join us for a wunderbar time at Cosmic Comedy Berlin hosted by Dharmander Singh and Neil Numb. Laugh your Lederhosen off at a wide range of topics from the flourishing Berlin English comedy s...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

Cracking Up COMEDY 
AUG 1-4, 6-11, 13-18, 20-25 at 11:30 (60 min) - Free 
After dealing with immigration, politics and Jewish mothers, Daphna Baram's 2019 Fringe offering takes on mass and time (AKA weight and age) as the human-rights lawyer-journalist-comedian laughs again...
The Counting House / The Attic 

Cyclopath COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
Professional comedian and avid cyclist Dion Owen brings his best stand up material with an emphasis on his experiences and passion for life on a bike.  ...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Dan Cardwell: Recall COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
Dan Cardwell is in recall. His malfunctioning iModerate chip has caused an imbalance in personality, resulting in his constant muttering: 'Who am I?' You're invited to observe the recalibration of a d...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Daniel Muggleton: Pimpin' Ain't Easy (But I Reckon it's Easier for Straight, White Men?) COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
Australian comedian and tracksuit enthusiast Daniel Muggleton's just woke enough to know he's an asshole. But who wants to be a hero these days anyway? He released his debut special 'Let's Never Han...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

Danny Nee-ds his debut COMEDY 
AUG 1-16 at 14:15 (60 min) - Free 
I am Danny Nee. I am either an Irish man or a Chinese man. I leave that up to you to judge. I hablo espanol and parler francais and I will tell you about this. I play guitar and will release an album ...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Darcie Silver - I know you are but what am I? COMEDY 
AUG 1-16 at 15:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Want 
“Very Funny Stuff” - Russell kane “Very talented Joke Writer” - Gary Delaney Darcie Silver is one of the most exciting new comedians on the circuit. With an hilarious mix of one liners, dark jokes yo...
Brass Monkey / The Cinema Room 

Darren Walsh: Punimal Farm COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 18:30 (60 min) - Free 
Like puns? Think you’ve seen it Orwell before? Well gammon check this out. Join Darren (ITV's 'Out There', BBC Edinburgh Presents, UK's first Pun Champion, WINNER - Dave's Joke of the Edinburgh Fringe...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Dave Chawner; Mental COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 18:20 (60 min) - Free 
A show about mental health (rather than mental illness). As seen on BBC, ITV and Channel 4. As heard on BBC Radio 1, Radio 4 and Radio 5 Live. ‘hilariously entertaining’ – The Mail on Sunday ...
Cabaret Voltaire / Long Room 

Dave Chawner; The Pursuit Of Happiness COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 20:15 (60 min) - Free 
Dave is a number 1 best selling author, has presented on BBC, written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Metro & Cosmopolitan & even got an award at The Houses Of Pariliament for his 2015 show...but...
The Counting House / The Attic 

Decree Absolute Vodka COMEDY 
AUG 1-13, 15-25 at 12:50 (50 min) - Free 
A personal stand-up show where comedian Sarah Iles talks you through the absolute vodka joys of being divorced in her early 30’s. She takes you through her hilarious journey of leaving her husband an...
The City Café / Hollywood 

Deskchair Burlesque COMEDY 
AUG 12-25 at 16:15 (60 min) - Free 
Fresh out of the Oxford Revue, John Rayner wants to write the perfect erotic novel. His first attempt, 'Two blondes wearing hats', was critically slammed by all reviewers. Too innovative, too game-cha...
The Cuckoo's Nest / Basement 

Desperately Seeking Motivation: Challenged COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 17:30 (60 min) - Free 
Woodward and Josie Ettrick-Hogg bring a show about challenges and how to motivate one-self. Both have suffered from severe hoarding disorders and the massive impact that has on living a normal and pro...
The City Café / Las Vegas 

Dr Lara Love: Love Leans In COMEDY 
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
Claire Ford, one half of The Kagools presents Dr Lara Love: Love Leans In. What is love? An unknown quantity, a mesmerising spiritual gift or a song by Haddaway? Love guru Dr Lara Love, ‘like Tony ...
Cabaret Voltaire / The Cave 

Dummy COMEDY 
AUG 1-11, 14-25 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Diagnosed at a young age with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Midwestern American comedian Anders Lee brings his signature, earnest manner to the stage as he takes the audience through the history of Auti...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

EdinBra Fringe Comedy COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 18:45 (60 min) - Free 
A revolving line-up of hilarious female comedians from around the Fringe with an hour of stand-up comedy to be enjoyed by all. ...
The Lockup / Lock Up 2 

Eh? COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 18:45 (60 min) - Free 
From a no holds barred dissection of his own laughable life to a skewed look at the insanity of the everyday, let this thoroughly vexed local lad make you laugh at his expense. “Connor has the potent...
Bar 50 / Marquee 

Eleanor Conway: You May Recognise Me From Tinder COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 19:00 (60 min) - Free 
The follow up to her multi award winning, global smash, 'Walk of Shame'. Join charismatic comedian, Eleanor Conway in her follow up show, asking what do you have been single for 12 years? What do if y...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

Eliott Simpson: (a)sexy and I know it COMEDY 
AUG 17-25 at 11:45 (35 min) - Free 
Eliott has never cared for sex. He enjoys doing people as much as he enjoys doing his taxes (not at all), yet for all his life it has lead to nothing but ridicule. But in peculiarity lies comedy, and ...
Bar 50 / Marquee 

Ella Al-Shamahi and Susie Steed: Gold Diggers COMEDY 
AUG 1-18 at 11:15 (55 min) - Free 
When an economist meets an archaeologist for an hour of stand up. Join British-Arab Archaeologist Ella (BBC presenter, National Geographic Explorer) and Economist Susie (NATYS finalist 2019, Funny Wom...
32 Below (Formerly Ushers) / The Cellar 

Elliot Wengler: Solo an Elliot Wengler Story COMEDY 
AUG 10-13, 15-25 at 14:55 (60 min) - Free 
Having grown up in the 90s and 00s, all Elliot Wengler, ‘a likeable performer with nice ideas’ (Broadway Baby) wants to talk about is Pokemon, how he became the 16th-best-Pokemon-player-in-the-UK-in-2...
Cabaret Voltaire / Cinema Room 

Erich McElroy: Radical Centrist COMEDY 
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 14:15 (60 min) - Free 
With politics moving to extremes and into nearly every aspect of our lives, Erich McElroy finds another way. The only true centrist comedian at the Fringe, Erich is rising up to demand incremental cha...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Es Are Good COMEDY 
AUG 1-14 at 16:45 (60 min) - Free 
If you’re looking for unbridled enthusiasm, thwarted by the prospect of middle age, this is the show for you. Eleri’s half of the show will be like a Ted-Talk if humanity hated itself. She will lect...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Even More Twisted COMEDY 
AUG 14-18 at 21:15 (60 min) - Free 
An evolution of his successful 2018 Edinburgh Fringe and Perth Fringeworld show "TWISTED", Aaron Ayjay continues to take you down the dark and twisted road of musical comedy in "Even More TWISTED", wi...
The Lockup / Lock Up 2 

Evers, Booth and [NAME] COMEDY 
AUG 3-14 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free 
Evers, Booth and [NAME] courageously stage their 2019 multimedia sketch show. Despite the unfortunate disappearance of their third member, Evers and Booth must fulfil their contractual obligations to ...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Everyone Dropped Out of My Sketch Troupe COMEDY 
AUG 1-13 at 14:25 (60 min) - Free 
An Accidental One Woman Show! Standing in the wreckage of a five piece sketch troupe, one stressed out comedian is determined to keep going. She'll show you how the show should have gone through sket...
The City Café / Nineties 

Ew Girl You Nasty - Katharyn Henson COMEDY 
AUG 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free 
This show was going to be titled "I Used to Buy Meth From My Friends' Dad" but that would have meant leaving out all material about the other drugs, the sex dungeon, the dog food, and everything else ...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Expelled from Eton COMEDY 
AUG 13-17 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free 
Expelled from Eton is a shockingly funny and wickedly accurate tour of modern Britain's prejudices and hangups. George William Callaghan takes aim at the royal family whom he says should be in porn to...
Bier Keller, Picardy Place / Courtside 

Falling With Style COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 21:35 (60 min) - Free 
Adventurer David von Jones takes a humourous glance at some popular Disney and Pixar movies with a view to discovering more about the benefits of pessimism. “Funny and Interesting” - L.A Times “As ch...
The City Café / Hollywood 

Fat Roland: Seven Inch COMEDY 
AUG 1-13 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
In the last record shop still standing, Manchester comic Fat Roland re-examines his life through not-so-teenage kicks, surrounded by forgettable (and unforgettable) pop music. Amid the cobweb...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Filippo Spreafico: Sentimental Value COMEDY 
AUG 1-4, 6-11, 13-18, 20-25 at 19:00 (60 min) - Free 
Filippo is writing his dream show in which he is finally honest about his life; a completely disarmed, vulnerable and confessional show. Unfortunately, memory is quite tricky, so what is real and what...
The Counting House / The Attic 

Fourth Cousin, Once Removed...Forcibly. COMEDY 
AUG 1-4, 7-11 at 15:30 (60 min) - Free 
Meet Roberta Roberts... Distant cousin of Julia, former child-star (vegemite commercials) & experimental theatre visionary, determined to make her mark....or claim someone else’s. From award-winning...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Freshly Squeezed Comedy COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 10:20 (60 min) - Free 
This is your first stand-up show of the day, serendipitously happening within the best breakfast joint in Edinburgh! Grab a coffee and join a rotating cast of BBC New Comedian of the year 2018 finalis...
The City Café / Hollywood 

Funny Cluckers - Best of the Fest COMEDY 
AUG 2-25 at 14:45 (60 min) - Free 
Four top-quality fowl-mouthed acts, hand-plucked from around the festival. For the poultry sum of a bucket contribution on eggsit. Guaranteed to be clucking funny. Cockmungously not suitable for the f...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Funny Feckers COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Funny Feckers, one of London's most popular comedy nights, is a compilation stand-up comedy show featuring the best acts from Ireland and beyond. It's a fun and friendly affair which brings people tog...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

Gaming Under the Influence COMEDY 
AUG 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 00:45 (60 min) - Free 
Standup comedians compete for your affection with jokes and then battle head to head with different video games nightly. Unpredictable hilarity, audience challenges, and intoxicated comedians make for...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Gay Not Straight COMEDY 
AUG 1-11 at 16:15 (60 min) - Free 
Former "straight" and rising NYC star Keenan Steiner (NY Comedy Festival) makes his Fringe debut with a high-octane hour on the hilarity of coming out late and living that new gay life. After performi...
The Cuckoo's Nest / Basement 

Geeks, Stand up! COMEDY 
AUG 14-25 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
This show brings you some of the funniest comedians from around the Fringe to laugh, joke and talk passionately about their favourite geek passions. And what many don't understand about geekery, is th...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

Gerry Carroll- Crock OR Gold COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 22:50 (60 min) - Free 
Gerry’s third solo show is about fun, awkwardness, joy and leprechauns. It’ll make you laugh, most of the time, even if you can’t quite describe what happened. It’s a mixture of stand-up, clown and a...
The City Café / Hollywood 

Ghost Orgy COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 00:45 (60 min) - Free 
A late night stand-up comedy show that explores sex and the supernatural. Hosts Erika Ehler, Hannah Lawrence, and Bria Hiebert will be tackling everything from spirits to safe words with their sharp, ...
Cabaret Voltaire / The Cave 

Girl Stuff COMEDY 
AUG 11-20 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Sweden's female comedian of the year 2018 Josefin Johansson, presenter of the local editions of 'Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?' and ’Hollywood Game Night’ goes abroad with her 'Girl Stuff'. A c...
Sofi's Southside (formerly Harry's) / Upstairs 

Glenn Grimwood: Unf*ckable COMEDY 
AUG 1-4, 6-11, 13-18, 20-25 at 17:15 (60 min) - Free 
Glenn Grimwood has never been on TV so you know what he's doing must be good. One of Australia's most creatively dirty acts is bringing his full-length, width and girth show to Edinburgh. An hour of f...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Global Comedy club COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
Growing up in the deepest darkest parts of India and then being thrown into the West with no language, culture, personality, looks or even a clue. ...
The City Café / Nineties 

Godley on the Fringe COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 20:00 (60 min) - Free 
Comedy from the Queen of Scottish comedy Janey Godley. known as the Trump agitator and all round funny woman- check out her viral videos online. ...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

Good Evening Edinburgh COMEDY 
AUG 1-4, 6-11, 13-18, 20-25 at 21:00 (60 min) - Free 
Sam (Australia) nominated for Best Comedy at Fringe World 2016. Sam shows you fun & funny for an hour of non stop hilarity. It's Sam's 5th year at Fringe, so you're in capable comedy hands. 'Extremely...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Gráinne Maguire: Guys... It's Problematic COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 14:35 (60 min) - Free 
Award-winning comedian Gráinne Maguire (Dave's UnSpun, BBC One's This Week, RTE's Cutting Edge and Radio 4's Now Show) returns with a sparkling, exhilarating and life-affirming show about why we shoul...
Cabaret Voltaire / Long Room 

Grave St.Claire: Hard Bop COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 12:30 (60 min) - Free 
‘Grave St.Claire: Hard Bop’ is a multimedia comedy show that incorporates stand up, videos, dance, and fancy dress. The show is a light-hearted and genuine look at overcoming adversities and includes ...
Bar 50 / Marquee 

Gummy Bears COMEDY 
AUG 8-14 at 14:00 (50 min) - Free 
Adam Brides(Max Turner Competition Finalist) and David Anthony (Leicester Square New comedian of the Year Semi Finalist) join forces for an extravaganza of comedy and storytelling. Come and spend an h...
The Cuckoo's Nest / Basement 

Haha Cool COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 16:45 (60 min) - Free 
Luka has more than a show worth of jokes, so he needs your help picking which ones to tell. Choose jokes out of a bucket to see what show happens on any given day. In the last year, he has lost 4 sto...
The Raging Bull (Formerly Moriarty's) / Cellar 

Half the Man – Michael Livesley COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 20:15 (60 min) - Free 
After dropping 10 stones in weight Michael Livesley, the man described by Stephen Fry as an ‘outrageous talent’ is half the man he was but still just as funny. But what motivated him to finally do it...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

Happiness bully COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free 
Adverts, books, CDs, work colleagues and self-help Gurus. They all have one thing in common. They all try to bully you into being happy. Glaswegian comedian Martha McBrier is taking a stand and refusi...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Hari Kanth: This Train Terminates Here COMEDY 
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 15:50 (60 min) - Free 
A comedy show about definitely not wanting children… I think? The second debut hour from Hari Kanth: a 2014 BBC Radio New Comedy Award finalist, a 2012 Chortle Student Comedy Award finalist, and the p...
Cabaret Voltaire / Long Room 

Heavenly Comedy Edinburgh COMEDY 
AUG 2-11, 13-23 at 22:15 (60 min) - Free 
Njambi McGrath NATYS 2019 Winner will be showcasing the best up and coming comedians. ...
Cabaret Voltaire / The Cave 

Henry Ginsberg: Romantic Comedian COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 18:30 (60 min) - Free 
Henry Ginsberg didn’t loose his virginity, or have any romantic experiences to speak of at all until his late twenties. Now he’s making up for lost time. Having been pigeonholed as a dark and cynical ...
Cabaret Voltaire / The Cave 

Hero Worship COMEDY 
AUG 1-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-25 at 16:45 (60 min) - Free 
If you had a chance to meet your Idol, would you take it? Joel Sanders has hung out with all of his heroes but did they want to hang out with him? ...
The Counting House / The Loft 

I Fahrt Berlin: The Journey Continues COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 16:35 (60 min) - Free 
This tour de farce of bizarre exploits and odd misadventures chronicles an American's nearly seven-decade search to find his place in the world. It asks the fundamental question: “Where is home and ho...
The City Café / Hollywood 

Immoral Maze COMEDY 
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 15:30 (60 min) - Free 
Steve N Allen (BBC2’s The Mash Report), Erich McElroy (Sky News, BBC Breakfast) and guest comedians from the UK stand-up circuit tackle the moral questions of the day. In a time when more and more sub...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

In-Bread With Joseph Emslie (Work In Progress) COMEDY 
AUG 3-11, 13-25 at 12:25 (60 min) - Free 
Joseph presents a 45 minute work-in-progress show where he attempts to separate the good from the bad and the wheat from the chaff.
While it might not sound that exciting, think again, because a...
Cabaret Voltaire / Cinema Room 

Interviewing Electric Frog COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 13:45 (60 min) - Free 
When a seemingly innocent career retrospective interview with maverick film director “Electric Frog” brings up controversies he’d rather leave buried, proceedings take a distinctly bizarre & hysterica...
The Lockup / Lock Up 2 

Irish Comedy Invasion COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
If you want a break from hearing about Trump and Brexit, and want a safe space where you will be able to hear Irish comedians (and one US Deep South Homeboy) talking about anything and everything else...
The Lockup / Lock Up 1 

Ishi Khan: I'mMigrant! COMEDY 
AUG 15-25 at 14:00 (50 min) - Free 
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ -Female Arts . Funny women best show award nominee, Ishi explores migration & identity. As stories of the migration crisis, Brexit & th...
The Cuckoo's Nest / Basement 

It's All Going To Be O.K. COMEDY 
AUG 1-13, 15-25 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
The world is going to shxt! Or so it seems. Ophélie and Kuan-wen share with you why they believe in the simple optimism that everything is going to be O.K. Not least because these two have years of...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Italian Stallion Fake Hero COMEDY 
AUG 7-11 at 20:00 (60 min) - Free 
A "nearly" comedy about my memories as a professional stripper and near-hero during London Bridge terror attack in 2017. I have been doing a lot of things and people always get it wrong! I have always...
The Cuckoo's Nest / Basement 

Jack and Barney are in the Background COMEDY 
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 11:00 (45 min) - Free 
Audience wanted! Jack and Barney need to film 30 hours’ worth of stock footage of a ‘comedy show’. The footage will hopefully be used as part of a cutaway in a Hollywood film, or shown on a telly in t...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Jake Donaldson Fights The Sea (WIP) COMEDY 
AUG 1-10 at 10:20 (55 min) - Free 
Join Jake for a work-in-progress of his new stand-up show. We all know the Sea has gotten too big for its boots recently, and Jake intends to bring it down a peg or two. Is he being serious or is it...
The Counting House / The Attic 

James Cook: The Show That Literally Nobody Tried To Ban COMEDY 
AUG 1-13, 15-20, 22-25 at 18:20 (60 min) - Free 
Sarcastic nonsense, ridiculous stories and crackpot theories. 'A top class comic' (Birmingham Mail). 'The most enjoyable hour' (BBC News). Tour support for Gary Delaney and Paul Sinha. ...
32 Below (Formerly Ushers) / The Cellar 

James Meehan - Never Better COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free 
How am I doing? Never Better. A spanking new hour of comedy from Edinburgh Comedy Award winner and laidback Lancastrian James Meehan. A show about recovering from the brink, finding pleasure in littl...
Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

Jane Hill - Addicted to Fun COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 14:15 (60 min) - Free 
Jane used to be fun. By fun, she means drunk. She’s been sober for 16 years and life is fine, but she still misses the fun times: the buzz that only alcohol can give you; the sheer joyous abandon of ...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Jane Hill - All I Want COMEDY 
AUG 14-25 at 16:55 (60 min) - Free 
I'm 55. I thought I'd have everything I wanted by now. Unfortunately I still don't know what that is. In this funny, honest and unflinching work in progress, I will look at my life choices and try to...
The City Café / Nineties 

Japanese Sweet Wasabi: No Mask Required! COMEDY 
AUG 5-25 at 21:15 (60 min) - Free 
Kilara Sen, a female Japanese comedian from Tokyo, won’t wear surgical masks like other Japanese! This is her debut one-hour show on the Fringe. She shares the truth of a Japanese female's life and fe...
The Place / The Baird 

Jarred Christmas: A Funny Hour COMEDY 
AUG 1-11, 13-24 at 18:45 (60 min) - Free 
Comedy. Comedy. Comedy. Comedy. Comedy. Bit of a story. Comedy. Comedy. Comedy. Comedy. Comedy. Join New Zealand sensation and Star of the stand-up circuit for a rip-roaring hour of jokes and sto...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

Jasper Cromwell Jones' Alternative Book Festival COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Famous adventurer and posh idiot Jasper Cromwell Jones (played by award winning comedian Joe Bor) presents an Alternative Book Festival with other weird and wonderful authors. In 2016, Jasper reached ...
The Lockup / Lock Up 1 

Javier Jarquin: Boring AF COMEDY 
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 20:00 (60 min) - Free 
Javier is boring. An utterly pain-staking and underwhelming human being. He's not one to watch. He has no buzz about him. No media attention and definitely no fan club. You're already bored reading ab...
The Lockup / Lock Up 2 

Jay Light: Fake It Til You Make It COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 23:45 (60 min) - Free 
"One of the best roasters in Los Angeles." - Jeff Ross "Not the son I thought I raised." - his mom Jay Light is trying to stop faking it. Sure, not being himself got him this far, but he's spent such...
The Place / The Baird 

Jenny Collier: The Jen Commandments COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 16:45 (60 min) - Free 
Multi award winning Collier is back with her brand new stand up show. 'Brilliant... Infectious to watch and a joy to behold ★★★★’ - VoiceMag.uk ‘Filth!’ - Rhod Gilbert ‘Joyous...
Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

Jimmy McGhie BA (Hons) COMEDY 
AUG 2-4, 6-11, 13-18, 20-24 at 17:20 (60 min) - Free 
Jimmy McGhie's ninth Edinburgh solo show is a revamp of last year's critically acclaimed Need(y), which was essentially a lot of sprightly whinging and polished existential angst. He only started writ...
The Pear Tree / Pear Tree Indoor Stage 

Joe McArdle is: Theo McCabe COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
Joe McArdle and Theo McCabe are critically acclaimed standup comedians and co-creators of award-winning Fringe comedies Vampire Hospital Waiting Room and Apocalypse Cruise Ship Love Affair. Old frien...
Sofi's Southside (formerly Harry's) / Upstairs 

Johnny Irish COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Ireland’s own Duffy Connors is taking his one man show ‘Johnny Irish’ to Edinburgh which includes stories from the odd man’s life, well crafted one liners and musical comedy. In this show you will lea...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Joke Thieves COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 20:30 (60 min) - Free 
Comedy set swapping live! The cult hit show where comedians perform their own jokes, then each others'. Chortle Award winner – Best Club Show London. Top five comedy shows of the year (List). Top 10 l...
Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

Jokers In The Pack COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Four of the best jokers from the Fringe pack, perform the finest material from their club sets, which have been honed in comedy clubs across the UK. Each day the pack will be shuffled, offering a var...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Journeys of the Mind and the Megabus COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 13:00 (60 min) - Free 
Luke Chilton (Up the Creek Blackout winner) and Joe Bates (BBC Radio 4extra, 6music) are two comedians that have been on journeys. Luke’s was a journey of the mind, when side-effects from anti-malaria...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Jumping Off the Bandwagon COMEDY 
AUG 20-25 at 12:30 (60 min) - Free 
There's no such thing as a free lunch but there is a free quality comedy show at lunchtime! Whatsapp group dynamics, Instagram validation and threesomes with Siri and Alexa. Stand-up and piano bits ab...
The Place / The Baird 

Justin Heyes - White Muslim COMEDY 
AUG 1-11 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free 
After being nominated for the 'Best Comedy' Award at the Perth FringeWorld, Justin Heyes brings his new show 'White Muslim' to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival! A British comedian living in Malaysia, con...
The Raging Bull (Formerly Moriarty's) / Cellar 

Justin Matson: Try Harder COMEDY 
AUG 1-4, 6-11, 13-18, 20-25 at 21:00 (60 min) - Free 
Justin Matson discovered all the secrets in life so you don’t have to! Los Angeles based comedian and self-help guru Matson returns to Edinburgh for the third year in a row, with a new one-hour moti...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Kelsey De Almeida: I'm Very Different People (WIP) COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 18:10 (40 min) - Free 
Fresh from performing at the Adelaide and Melbourne Fringe festivals 2019, catch South End Comedy Festival's 'Best Newcomer' Winner with his new show! Kelsey is one of the youngest working comedians ...
The City Café / Nineties 

Kirsty Brinkman - Once an Emo, Always an Emo (WIP) COMEDY 
AUG 23-25 at 14:15 (60 min) - FREE TICKETED 
Kirsty Brinkman (Barshens) is bringing her work in progress stand up hour to the Fringe. Having written the show some time ago, she has been reworking the entire thing to include: jokes (maybe), stori...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Late Night Comedy Death Camp COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 23:30 (60 min) - Free 
Henry Ginsberg (FHM Stand Up Hero, Reading Festival New Act Of The Year) presents a possibly anarchic, probably slightly depraved and almost certainly alcohol fuelled showcase of the best stand up com...
Cabaret Voltaire / The Cave 

Late Show Great Show COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 00:00 (60 min) - Free 
The night is young and some of the best stand-up comedians at the Fringe are ready to make you laugh, stay up late and definitely have one more drink. It's a late show, it's a great show and at this h...
The Counting House / The Attic 

Lateef Lovejoy - Life, Times, And Societies Crimes COMEDY 
AUG 1-16 at 18:45 (60 min) - Free 
Multi Award nominee and official face of the ITV Hub and U Switch Lateef Lovejoy presents his solo stand-up show "Life, Times, And Societies Crimes" where he expresses his unique comedic voice relatin...
The City Café / Las Vegas 

Laugh Train Home Comedy Showcase COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 13:30 (55 min) - Free 
In its 7th year, the best comics of the Fringe are brought together for this premier comedy showcase. Every show features different four/five-star comics, making it the best guide for who to see in Ed...
32 Below (Formerly Ushers) / The Cellar 

Laughing Horse Free and Family Friendly Pick of the Fringe COMEDY 
AUG 2-25 at 12:30 (60 min) - Free 
See the very best comedians selected from around the Fringe, with different line-ups every day in this brand-new family friendly lunchtime stand-up showcase, from the people behind sell-out hit Laughi...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

Laughing Horse FREE Comedy Selection COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 20:50 (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...
Cabaret Voltaire / Long Room 

Laughing Horse FREE Comedy Selection COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 17:30 (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 Place / The Baird 

Laughing Horse FREE Pick of the Fringe COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
See the very best comedians from across the Fringe, with a different top-notch comedy line-up each day. There's five shows every day, as the Laughing Horse's Pick of the Fringe returns to Edinburgh fo...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

Laughing Horse FREE Pick of the Fringe COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
See the very best comedians from across the Fringe, with a different top-notch comedy line-up each day. There's five shows every day, as the Laughing Horse's Pick of the Fringe returns to Edinburgh fo...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

Laughing Horse FREE Pick of the Fringe COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
See the very best comedians from across the Fringe, with a different top-notch comedy line-up each day. There's five shows every day, as the Laughing Horse's Pick of the Fringe returns to Edinburgh fo...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

Laughing Horse FREE Pick of the Fringe COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 17:05 (60 min) - Free 
See the very best comedians from across the Fringe, with a different top-notch comedy line-up each day. There's five shows every day, as the Laughing Horse's Pick of the Fringe returns to Edinburgh fo...
Cabaret Voltaire / Long Room 

Laughing Horse FREE Pick of the Fringe COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 19:35 (60 min) - Free 
See the very best comedians from across the Fringe, with a different top-notch comedy line-up each day. There's five shows every day, as the Laughing Horse's Pick of the Fringe returns to Edinburgh fo...
Cabaret Voltaire / Long Room 

Laurence Tuck: Expert in Failure COMEDY 
AUG 1-9 at 18:40 (60 min) - Free 
Laurence Tuck is turning 40, and what has he done? Bugger all! He has been a cataclysmic failure. This show investigates the nature of his failure, and the reasons behind it. So you are invited to eit...
Cabaret Voltaire / Cinema Room 

Lee Kyle – ConQuest COMEDY 
AUG 1-13, 16-25 at 10:40 (60 min) - Free 
All Lee Kyle ever wanted to be was a comedian. And now, he is one. So, with that in mind, he'd like to say the following to Mr McDonald, his former maths teacher at St Wilfrids RC Comprehensive Sc...
The City Café / Nineties 

Left Wing Conspiracy Theorist with Dyspraxia 2 COMEDY 
AUG 11-18 at 16:15 (60 min) - Free 
After the success of his debut hour Left Wing Conspiracy Theorist with Dyspraxia (a learning difficulty that affects coordination and origination skills), gag merchant and political comedian Don Biswa...
The Lockup / Lock Up 2 

Leslie Ewing-Burgesse Exists! COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 14:15 (60 min) - Free 
Leslie Ewing-Burgesse did a show last year about being imaginary, and realised along the way that it was a massive manifestation of all her insecurities!! Hooray!! Now she''s trying to accept that she...
The Raging Bull (Formerly Moriarty's) / Cellar 

Let’s Get Tough COMEDY 
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 12:00 (45 min) - Free 
Have you ever felt you’re not tough enough? Well, two problematic fools are here to teach you how to grab life by the nackers. Imogen Edmundson and Fi Simpson aka Sons & Co. are preparing for a nation...
The Raging Bull (Formerly Moriarty's) / Cellar 

Lewis Costello x Hayden Dean Allmark COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 20:30 (60 min) - Free 
Lewis Costello has taken his act around the UK, opening for the likes of Doug Stanhope, Ed Byrne and Johnny Vegas, as well as playing major festivals like Download and Latitude. Hayden Allmark has pe...
The Raging Bull (Formerly Moriarty's) / Cellar 

Lewis Schaffer is Mr. Diabetes COMEDY 
AUG 1-11, 13-18, 20-25 at 19:35 (60 min) - Free 
You have diabetes. Lewis Schaffer is a New York Jewish comic. He is not a medical doctor. This show is for information and entertainment purposes only. Not to be used to self-diagnose and/or as a sub...
32 Below (Formerly Ushers) / The Cellar 

Lily Hyde & Alissa Anne Jeun Yi: Gentlemen, Please! COMEDY 
AUG 21-25 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Lily Hyde and Alissa Anne Jeun Yi: Gentlemen, Please! Soho Theatre Young Company alumni and (future) BAFTA winners Alissa and Lily present a brand-new split bill of foul-mouthed smut and highbrow sa...
Sofi's Southside (formerly Harry's) / Upstairs 

Linda: Easy Killing COMEDY 
AUG 1-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-25 at 17:30 (60 min) - Free 
The world is filled to the brim with pain, anger and death. Linda is here to make you laugh at it. Enter the dark and twisted mind of this old crone as she plays with the taboo and tickles you with th...
Bar 50 / Marquee 

Lolbot Wars COMEDY 
AUG 1-13, 15-20, 22-25 at 20:00 (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 

Loud Blond Bald Kid COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 13:45 (60 min) - Free 
First kisses, weird hairs, the cool group: navigating adolescence was a challenge for everyone. These painfully hilarious stories of growing up will make you feel thankful you never have to go back – ...
Bar 50 / Marquee 

Louise Atkinson: Sounds Good, Looks a Mess COMEDY 
AUG 2-13, 15-25 at 15:40 (40 min) - Free 
“Sounds good, looks a mess” was a review Louise received last year and something she cannot seem to get out of her head. It seems stuck in her vast amounts of curly hair, along with 4 hairbrushes, 2 p...
The City Café / Nineties 

Louise Leigh Identifiable COMEDY 
AUG 1-13, 15-25 at 10:30 (60 min) - Free 
Funny Women Regional Finalist and badly-behaved mother of two Louise Leigh should probably be delousing her kids instead of gallivanting off to Edinburgh to appear in the festival. Navigating her pa...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Martin Mor - Instigator COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free 
INSTIGATOR a new hour of stand up comedy. “A comedy institution” The Guardian “World class” The Scotsman. “A terrifically funny and amiable man” The Skinny. “absolutely brilliant…hilarious at eve...
Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

MARVELus: Improv the MARVEL-verse COMEDY 
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 13:20 (60 min) - Free 
The UK's premiere nerd-culture comedy duo, The Just Us League and guests present a brand new MARVEL movie trilogy made up on the spot. Get your geek on as these improvisers make up a whole new MCU. Fe...
Cabaret Voltaire / Long Room 

Matt Stellingwerf: Sisyphus COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 16:15 (60 min) - Free 
As punishment for his self-aggrandising craftiness and deceitfulness, Sisyphus was forced to roll an immense boulder up a hill only for it to roll down whenever it neared the top, consigning him to an...
The City Café / Las Vegas 

Michael Fabbri COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 15:30 (60 min) - Free 
Michael Fabbri, Star of Radio 4’s Dyslexicon, has graced the global comedy circuit for many years, Furthermore, you are most welcome at his new standup show. “An absolutely superb circuit headliner.” ...
Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

Mickey Sharma - Pervert! COMEDY 
AUG 1-13, 15-20, 22-25 at 14:05 (40 min) - Free 
I've been single for 3 years. and I have made use of this time doing exactly what I want to do. Result.......apparently I'm a sexual deviant! ...
The City Café / Hollywood 

Mista Lorraine COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 13:45 (60 min) - Free 
Some people choose their alter ego, as for Mista Lorraine it chose her. Lorraine invites you to see the funny side of being a woman with a deep voice in her standup show Mista Lorraine. Customer ser...
Bier Keller, Picardy Place / Courtside 

Mistaken COMEDY 
AUG 2-4, 6-11, 13-18, 20-25 at 14:45 (60 min) - Free 
The Actor Liam Neeson made some controversial statements! How should he be treated? Following an huge row on Facebook Anthony Ayton takes a nuanced view."I love Anthony Ayton he's clever a bit cheeky ...
Cabaret Voltaire / The Cave 

Mumblebrag COMEDY 
AUG 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 11:15 (60 min) - Free 
Some comics would brag. They’d say prior performances were 'bizarrely coherent' ***** (Flaneur) or that they were 'delivered with conviction and creativity' (TheStateoftheArts.co.uk) or that 'the wors...
Brass Monkey / The Cinema Room 

My name is Yumi COMEDY 
AUG 8-25 at 01:00 (60 min) - Free 
"My name is Yumi" A Japanese-Canadian standup comic, Yumi Nagashima, introduces her unique brand of observational deadpanned humor from the viewpoint of a young immigrant woman. ...
The City Café / Las Vegas 

Nathan Cassidy: Observational COMEDY 
AUG 17-25 at 18:45 (60 min) - Free 
Award-winning comedian Cassidy with a new show about his crazy year. Nothing was happening, then he joined a new gym and a big, strong man would change his life forever. You couldn't make it up. Wo...
The City Café / Las Vegas 

Nathan Hurd: Colour Blind COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 00:45 (60 min) - Free 
Nathan Hurd color blind is a show you can't miss. Nathan has been making people laugh all across the United States for over a decade. Nathan is a black albino who was adopted at Birth by a white famil...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Neckbreaker COMEDY 
AUG 19-25 at 12:00 (55 min) - Free 
"From the hottest independent shows to the largest comedy clubs in the world, there's no stage too small or too big for New York City based comedian Max White." -Vice In his debut Edinburgh Fringe Fe...
The City Café / Nineties 

Needle Dicks COMEDY 
AUG 19-25 at 21:15 (60 min) - Free 
Funny, young, hot and one of them is ethnic. Character and stand-up comedy brought to you by award-winning stand-up comedian Jacob Hatton (BBC Radio 4, Soho Theatre Young Company) and co-founder of on...
The Lockup / Lock Up 2 

Never Heard Of It COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 22:30 (60 min) - Free 
Never before seen nonsense on stage. Seven Gaulier-trained performers from around the world will try their best to keep you alive, entertained, and hopefully laughing. In this cabaret style clown show...
Bar 50 / Marquee 

Nick Elleray: Big Nick Energy COMEDY 
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 12:45 (60 min) - Free 
Nick Elleray brings the mellow thunder to the Fringe with a brand new stand-up show with a great new zeitgeisty title that the kids will love. Where do you find joy in these grim times? Should you be ...
The Counting House / The Attic 

Nicky Wilkinson: Game On COMEDY 
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
After her 2018 hit show 'Happy' ("Wilkinson's relatable, down-to-earth humour leaves us in stitches" ★★★★ - thisisradelaide.com.au), Wilkinson is back with an outrageously fun ...
The Lockup / Lock Up 1 

Not My Audience! COMEDY 
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 13:30 (60 min) - Free 
Ever wanted to be part of a comedy show but don''t like the idea of being picked on by the comedian? Do you have funny suggestions for stand up topics that you''d like professional comedians to improv...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Not Quite Mass COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Save your soul with Laughter! Welcome to the cult of happiness. A church of the Craic. See excellent Irish comedians performing short sets. Handpicked by Reverend Steve Bennett. (Irish Comedian of th...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Olaf Falafel Presents Knitting With Maracas COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 14:50 (60 min) - Free 
Critically acclaimed idiot Olaf Falafel is back once again like a renegade master. If you've been to any of his previous shows you'll know exactly what to expect - inventive jokes and stupid comedic ...
The Pear Tree / Pear Tree Indoor Stage 

Old Jewish Jokes COMEDY 
AUG 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Seventh consecutive year for the UK's longest running and most successful ever Jewish comedy show. Based on a true story, Jewish comedian Ivor Dembina performs some of his favourite kosher gags along...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

On It COMEDY 
AUG 2-11, 13-25 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Michelle de swarte’s show “ON IT” is a hilarious frank take on how she made the transition from “party girl” who consumed a bottle of wine on a good day and couldn’t chance a fart, to sober woman who ...
The Lockup / Lock Up 1 

Oxford Revue: In Poor Taste COMEDY 
AUG 10-11 at 20:30 (60 min) - Free 
They laughed..well they’re not laughing now. Debuting at the Edinburgh Fringe, the Oxford Revue presents: ‘IN POOR TASTE’, a bold new sketch comedy shows from the minds of Frankie Taylor and Joe Capel...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Pandora's Box COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 19:45 (60 min) - Free 
Everybody wants to be somebody else at one point in their life. Well, one day Matt Jones gets his wish to go back in time and choose who he could have been through a wardrobe of unlikely personas. Aft...
Bar 50 / Upstairs 

Passport and Prozac COMEDY 
AUG 1-4, 6-11, 13-18, 20-25 at 20:00 (60 min) - Free 
Canadian Comedian Byron Bertram talks about performing in 20 countries, dealing with OCD, growing up as an only child to artist parents, and being a token white kid in an all Chinese High School. ...
Bar 50 / Marquee 

Paul Foxcroft: Debut COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 12:25 (55 min) - Free 
PAUL FOXCROFT: DEBUT PRESENTED BY PAUL FOXCROFT It's Paul Foxcroft's second debut stand-up show! Or the first one, just in the wrong order. You decide! Paul's stumbling rapidly towards his 40th birt...
32 Below (Formerly Ushers) / The Cellar 

Peeved with Peter E Davidson COMEDY 
AUG 18-25 at 12:20 (60 min) - Free 
Peter E Davidson is back with his third solo Fringe show... PEEVED! Pete has discovered he can't quite reach full anger… But he has a solution which he wants to share with the other placidly afflict...
The Pear Tree / Pear Tree Indoor Stage 

Peyton and Jared Stab Each Other in the Back COMEDY 
AUG 1-13 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
These two idiots are about to sell each other out for a chance at making more money than anyone’s ever made at Fringe...about £38.87 depending on the exchange rate (they’re American). Of course, they ...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Philipp and Phriends: A Late Night Comedy Show COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 01:30 (60 min) - Free 
Philipp and Phriends: A Late Night Comedy Show, is late night talk show and stand-up variety act hosted by Philipp Carl Kostelecky. Philipp brings to the stage his favourite acts and people at the fri...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Plans COMEDY 
AUG 1-13, 15-20, 22-25 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
So there is this man and this other man, one of them is good. God willing, we will be like our comedy heroes and become the total laughing stock of the community! We should also say we're brothers. ...
Sofi's Southside (formerly Harry's) / Upstairs 

Polenta and Sage Take to the Stage COMEDY 
AUG 2-6 at 20:00 (60 min) - Free 
Polenta and Sage Take to the Stage is a fusion of character stand-up and improv comedy with audience participation. We will delve into the worlds of Polenta and Sage, from hilarious sketches such as “...
The Cuckoo's Nest / Basement 

Potential: A Canadian Comedy Show COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 21:45 (60 min) - Free 
Potential: A Canadian Comedy Show Potential is an absurd comedy show showcasing three Canadian heartthrobs Jack Hirschfield, Kyle Patan, and Amar Singh as they create a BRAND new show every night. Th...
The Raging Bull (Formerly Moriarty's) / Cellar 

Queen Mary Comedy Society and Friends COMEDY 
AUG 18-25 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free 
Quality hour of stand-up comprised of the best acts from Queen Mary University and the London Comedy Circuit: John D Foley -3rd Place Young Comedian of the Year (2018) -Finalist Comedy Virgins Summe...
Bier Keller, Picardy Place / Courtside 

Raul Kohli: Greatest Hits COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 16:15 (60 min) - free 
'Conceptual Art, Dance, Theatre, Somebody sh*tting on stage. At the biggest comedy festival in the World, it can be quite hard to find comedy. Even when you do find a show listed as ''comedy'', well t...
Bar 50 / Marquee 

Ray Fordyce's Six O'Clock Supper With Salt 'n Sauce COMEDY 
AUG 1-4, 6-11, 13-18, 20-25 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free 
Ray Fordyce is back again to host an entertaining early evening of comedy and entertainment. Featuring up to four different acts every day, this show is a must for all Fringe goers. ...
Bier Keller, Picardy Place / Courtside 

Revenge of the New World COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 23:00 (60 min) - Free 
A motley assortment of North American comedians deliver their polished 7-15 minute sets. Our parents are fine*. No excessive mental trauma*. No vulnerable moments of authenticity, perhaps not even a m...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Rib Ticklers' Pick of the Fringe COMEDY 
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 11:45 (60 min) - Free 
Rib Ticklers Pick of the Fringe Is a variety show with a mixed bill line up. Having worked with these acts over the last decade, Rib Ticklers will be bring you talent from America, Australia, Europe,...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Rice and Chips COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 13:10 (60 min) - Free 
Follow Marvin McCarthy as he takes you through a journey of being raised by a British atheist, king of cynical father and devout Buddhist, Chinese mother, in modern day Britain and the ghettos of Wimb...
The City Café / Nineties 

Roast Battle Edinburgh COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 22:15 (60 min) - free 
Roast Battle UK puts two comedians head-to-head in a battle of wit and put-downs. Each comic gets to do 5 jokes to ”roast” their opponent. The opponent can respond with an off the cuff rebuttal. Ultim...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Rob Oldham: Worm's Resolve COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 21:00 (60 min) - Free 
After his 2018 Fringe debut, Worm's Lament (The Guardian's Top Shows of the Edinburgh Fringe), Rob Oldham is back. Worm's Resolve explores being right, being wrong and getting angry. Newspaper font...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

Robbie McShane Has Loads of Pals (and a girlfriend too) COMEDY 
AUG 1-11, 13-16, 19-25 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Robbie McShane for the first time in his life, at 25, has a girlfriend. He has also obtained 3 platonic pals in the process. So he now feels he is in an apt position to disseminate the knowledge among...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Robin Morgan: What a Man, What a Man, What a Man, What a Mighty Good Man (Say It Again Now) COMEDY 
AUG 1-11, 13-25 at 16:05 (60 min) - Free 
Following a 2018 fringe season which saw him playing to capacity audiences every day, Robin returns to fringe with a brand new show for 2019. In addition to his solo shows, Robin is a much in demand ...
The Pear Tree / Pear Tree Indoor Stage 

Ross: After The Screaming Stops COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 18:30 (60 min) - Free 
Calum Ross (Roast Battle London) celebrates the funny side of anxiety. A comedy show about truth, love and to trying live like a normal human. In the words of Luke Goss 'Once bitten, twice shy. Twenty...
Bar 50 / Upstairs 

Rule Of Three COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Three comedians introduced by a guest MC will be doing new material, trying to weave in the new bits without the audience guessing which bit is new. Here's the twist - if the audience guess which bit ...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

S.H.T.F. COMEDY 
AUG 14-18 at 14:25 (60 min) - Free 
We live in challenging times. Climate change. Pandemics. Brexit. But do not despair! Alpha Wolf will show you the equipment and skills YOU need to survive the end of the world. Alpha Wolf is founder a...
The City Café / Nineties 

Sad Acts COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free 
Paddy Young and Dan Tiernan present an hour of (some of) the best stand up from the Fringe, brought to you by (some of) the saddest acts on the circuit! Every night boasts a different line up, each f...
The Raging Bull (Formerly Moriarty's) / Cellar 

SalFunni Comedy COMEDY 
AUG 1-13 at 21:15 (60 min) - Free 
Students from the University of Salford return to the Edinburgh Fringe for 2019 with more top notch stand up, sketch and more. Salford Uni is one of the few universities to offer a comedy writing an...
The Lockup / Lock Up 2 

Sam See: Coming Out Loud COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 17:45 (60 min) - Free 
Sam See (MTV, Comedy Central Asia) brings his show to the Edinburgh Fringe for the first time! As a stand-up comedian in a country where free speech and gay rights are non-existent, Sam has a lot he w...
The Counting House / The Attic 

Samantha Hannah: How to Find Happiness (In a Year) COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 12:00 (50 min) - Free 
In 2018 Samantha, 'one of the funniest ladies on the planet' (RemoteGoat.com), tried to find a husband in a year. It didn't work but she got a ridiculous story out of it (as did The Times, BBC News an...
Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

Sameer Katz: Amphibious COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 23:45 (60 min) - Free 
Ever try to do two things at once? Sameer is a PhD student and a comedian. The PhD is not going well. Sameer Katz brings his fourth show to the Fringe! American born, Cambridge educated, sooo call it ...
The City Café / Las Vegas 

Santiago Sucks a Beautiful Woman's Cock (and Other #1 Hits) COMEDY 
AUG 1-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-25 at 23:30 (60 min) - Free 
A combination of stand-up comedy, crowd work and improvised music. Santiago takes you on a journey through the dark underbelly of sexuality, drugs, desire, capitalism and turns it all into very stupid...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Sarah Lee: Half A Man COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 15:20 (30 min) - Free 
A half hour from half a man (her father was a man). Join this loveable, grown-up tomboy for her punchy and hilarious fringe debut. Jewish Comedian of the Year Finalist 2018. Leicester Square Comedian...
The City Café / Hollywood 

Sense of Tumour COMEDY 
AUG 17-25 at 15:00 (60 min) - Free 
What does a busy, modern, single woman do when she finds a lump in her breast? She cracks jokes. With no respect for cancer, Ingibjorg has spent most of her cancer treatment writing jokes to stay in c...
Brass Monkey / The Cinema Room 

Sets in the City - Free COMEDY 
AUG 11-18 at 15:00 (60 min) - Free 
Hey, you! Don't watch that! Watch this! The Sheffield Revue Presents.... Sets in the City A brand new show from some comedians you don't know! Guaranteed to make you laugh, or absolutely none of you...
The Place / The Baird 

Sh*t Socialist COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 15:15 (60 min) - Free 
Chris Tavner presents his new stand up show about his life of being a Socialist activist. Well, we say activist, that depends on what time he gets up. Chris will explore lessons learned from his exper...
The Counting House / The Attic 

Shaggers COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 22:45 (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...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

Shaggers COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 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...
The Lockup / Lock Up 1 

Sharma Sharma Sharma Sharma Sharma Comedian! COMEDY 
AUG 1-13, 15-20, 22-25 at 20:30 (60 min) - Free 
My name is Mickey Sharma and I've been a comic for 10 years with 5 Edinburgh shows. This is the best hours worth of material, greatest hits. No theme, no character arcs, no poignant moments......just ...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Shawn Jay's Fun Guide to Nihilism COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 15:30 (60 min) - Free 
Shawn Jay is a wandering vagabond philosopher, whom the meaning of life has passed by (if it were ever there in the first place). An acerbic wit who analyses the absurdity of life by pedantically dism...
Bier Keller, Picardy Place / Courtside 

Shut it down Carol COMEDY 
AUG 2-25 at 13:35 (60 min) - Free 
Hello! My name is Edd Hedges, I'm a comedian and I do storytelling style comedy shows, I've done two before and they both went pretty well. I was invited to do a run at the prestigious SOHO Theatre (f...
The Pear Tree / Pear Tree Indoor Stage 

Simone Belshaw: Goblin & Fiends COMEDY 
AUG 15-25 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
Simone Belshaw has created a dumb show for stupid idiots. Goblin & Fiends is a romp into surreal storytelling with themes of femininity, forest creatures, and eggs. At every show Simone brings a very ...
The City Café / Nineties 

Sketch Thieves COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 13:00 (60 min) - Free 
Comedy sketch swapping live! The cult hit show where sketch groups perform their own sketches, then each others'. Chortle Award winner – Best Club Show London. Top 5 comedy shows of the year (List). T...
Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

Skydive to Stand-up COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
From forgetting to pull your ripcord at 12,000 feet to finding your feet as a comedian: ex-skydiver Mat reveals all in an amusing yet absurd journey from living above the clouds to having his head in ...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

Slacktivist COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 12:30 (60 min) - Free 
Through the years, the major conspiracies have dominated the headlines, JKF, Twin Towers, Why British Bake Off went to Channel 4! But now, Croydon's 9th best truth detective, conspiracy theorist and s...
The Lockup / Lock Up 2 

Smell The Magic, Daddy COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 21:45 (60 min) - Free 
Award-winning stand-up bring his fifth solo Edinburgh show in a row to the Fringe. Plus mystery gimmick (fondue seance) ...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Snack Chat COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 10:00 (60 min) - Free 
Snack Chat – Start your day with a taste of the Fringe's finest comedians and a free yummy snack bar. Many acts will have their own full show later in the day. Stand-up comedians perform their sets ...
The City Café / Las Vegas 

Snog Marry Avoid COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 22:45 (60 min) - Free 
Fancy a snog? Will you marry me? Is the walk of shame avoidable? Kirsty answers all your dating questions with bad advice from years of being a single mid-thirties desperate woman. Kirsty bares all wi...
The Counting House / The Attic 

So What? Mark Row and Matt Bragg COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
It seems that in this modern world everyone's got an opinion; and what's more they all want you to know about it! But does anyone really care? When comedians start spouting their wider world views, ...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Socially Awkward Penguin  COMEDY 
AUG 1-18, 20-25 at 14:45 (60 min) - Free 
Have you ever found yourself in an awkward social situation? Ever wished there was a guide to help you navigate your way through life's trickier interactions? Do you want a penguin? Then join Emmy Fyl...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

Southampton Stand Up Showcase COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
Rotating bill stand up! Come and see the finest stand ups the University of Southampton Comedy Society and the fringe has to offer! Featuring experienced student performers both new and veteran to the...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Split The Bill - Claire Haus, Suzie Preece and Josh Weller COMEDY 
AUG 1-10 at 21:30 (60 min) - Free 
Josh Weller and Suzie Preece ‘Split The Bill’. Two thirty-somethings. Two thirty-minute sets of comedy. Service charge not included. Josh Weller is a mixed race, half-english, half-um-something-brow...
The Counting House / The Attic 

Spring Day: When Push Comes to Shove COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 21:05 (60 min) - Free 
Expect a fun night of sharp, well-crafted and mischievous stand-up that will tickle your fancy and your heart if you have one. It's a show about what we love to hate and why we hate to love.  “A Defi...
Cabaret Voltaire / Cinema Room 

Stand Up: Edinburgh COMEDY 
AUG 2-25 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Did you know that Edinburgh has a thriving comedy scene all year? Well now you do! We present the best of Edinburgh's comedy heroes and the pick of the scene's up-and-comers. Everybody performing is e...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

Stand-Up Nomad: Backpacking Comedy COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 19:25 (60 min) - Free 
Backpackers and travelling comedians have a similar lifestyle: exploring new cultures, travelling light and relying on booze to socialise. This show brings these two groups together with globe-trottin...
The City Café / Nineties 

Stand-up Philosophy COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 15:00 (60 min) - Free 
STAND-UP PHILOSOPHY is like stand-up comedy, except that it’s philosophical as well as funny! With a different philosophical theme and line-up each day, the Fringe’s most intelligent comedians join so...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

Stephanie Laing: Quitter COMEDY 
AUG 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Writer for the BBC. As seen on Sky One. A lovable little weirdo just trying to be happy. 'A wonderful antidote to the juggernaut comedians. Frank and funny... a little surprise.' Mick James, ABC 'G...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Stephen Carlin: Pickwickian COMEDY 
AUG 1-11, 13-18, 20-25 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free 
Anecdotal, episodic, lacking an overarching theme, lighthearted tittle tattle - - WAY too many characters…think Charles Dickens but better. Herald ***** Chosen as one of Stewart Lee’s “Ten Best Stand...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Stephen Carlin: Post Rational Carlin COMEDY 
AUG 1-11, 13-18, 20-25 at 21:45 (60 min) - Free 
A greatest hits show with a difference. Stephen is retelling some of his classic routines of the last ten years but with the benefit of hindsight and 20:20 vision. Retelling the routines from the poin...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Steve Bennett - Everything is F*cked COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Irish Comedian of the Year Winner Steve Bennett is the happiest man on the planet. But he's been worn down by the sheer poopiness of Earth and her people. Join Bennett on a magical journey through the...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Steve Hili: The Sexy Environmentalist COMEDY 
AUG 18-25 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Like you, Steve Hili knows the world is in trouble. And he is worried about it. Also like you (if you are part of his target audience, that is) Steve Hili enjoys getting it on. So now he is bringi...
Sofi's Southside (formerly Harry's) / Upstairs 

Suren Jayemanne: I'm Here, All Weak (AUS) COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 15:00 (60 min) - Free 
Suren Jayemanne (AUS) has made a splash on the Australian scene, with his debut TV stand up special featured as part of ABC's Comedy Next Gen series. Suren has been praised for his engaging and witty ...
Bar 50 / Marquee 

Tales from the Balkans COMEDY 
AUG 1-16 at 11:45 (30 min) - Free 
A brutally honest show about growing up in the Balkans, then somehow moving to Malta, and finally ending up in London to become a pizza boy. A re-examination of his own life, Vlad’s energetic pace com...
Bar 50 / Marquee 

Talk A Big Game COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 16:15 (60 min) - Free 
From the hit shows Britain, Let's Talk About the Golliwogs, and Puppet Fiction, comedian James Nokise returns to Edinburgh with his new show on... Sports!.. Yep. Sports. With Brexit and Trump, the ...
The Place / The Baird 

that Black Mirror Episode with the two Lesbians - Richy Sheehy and Mark O'Keeffe COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 13:45 (60 min) - Free 
Ireland's comedy darlings Mark O'Keeffe (winner Show Me the Funny 2019- and Richy Sheehy (viral sensation as Cork's Biggest Liverpool Fan) bring you their best hour. "Great Fucking Set" - Tony Hinchc...
Brass Monkey / The Cinema Room 

The Afterlife of a Soap Star COMEDY 
AUG 1-7 at 14:00 (50 min) - Free 
A comic/ tragic tale of a media babe trying to make sense of modern day...and night life... Fighting a system, a family and a gender that’s against her. AFTER LIFE OF A SOAP STAR is a semi autobiogr...
The Cuckoo's Nest / Basement 

The Darkness Distillery COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
At Thirty-six years of age, life has not followed the blue print that Craig Fridey had designed for himself. Ten years ago he was a married, a white collar employee, with a clean bill of health. But e...
Sofi's Southside (formerly Harry's) / Upstairs 

The Explainers COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 17:30 (60 min) - Free 
What is the big bang theory? Who was Rene Descartes? Why did your wife leave you? Have you ever wanted the answer to these questions (and more!)? Then 'Explain Me That' is the show for you. Bring all ...
The Cuckoo's Nest / Basement 

The Human Show COMEDY 
AUG 1-9 at 20:30 (60 min) - Free 
If the voices in your head tell you life is more complicated than you thought it would be, relax; you're only human. Journey inside the mind of one confused specimen called Felix and join two of thes...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

The Iceberg Effect COMEDY 
AUG 15-16, 19, 22-23 at 11:00 (60 min) - Free 
The 90s: The Spice Girls, New Labour and Titanic. A film that defined a decade and created a lifetime of lust for Leonardo DiCaprio. This summer we are bringing back the 90s spirit by talking to three...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

The Joy of Jokes COMEDY 
AUG 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 18:45 (60 min) - Free 
Truthful stand-up, funny stories, good jokes and a few ad-libs. Ivor Dembina (The Guardian - 4 stars) and his glorious mixture of brand new, old and very old material. They say Jews are funny, Ivor De...
The Place / The Baird 

The Last Supper: 7 Deadly Sins COMEDY 
AUG 12-18 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free 
Join The Last Supper for the holiest improv show on the Fringe, with a special guest sinner from the world of comedy entering our private confessional booth (live on stage!) for seven sacred nights on...
The Raging Bull (Formerly Moriarty's) / Cellar 

The MARS & LEE Show COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 16:45 (60 min) - Free 
A no-holds-barred comedy show starring Will Mars (FOX's Showtime at The Apollo) and Sarah Lee (Jewish Comedian of the Year finalist 2018). Every show contains hilarious stand-up and chat. No show will...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

The Nasty Show Australia COMEDY 
AUG 1-4, 6-11, 13-18, 20-25 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
Offensive is the new black. The Nasty Show is a guaranteed offensive comedy showcase featuring a selection of the best comics of the festival delivering their filthiest material. Tired of inoffensive ...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

The Newcastle Revue: Tyne and Tyne Again COMEDY 
AUG 12-25 at 15:30 (60 min) - Free 
Newcastle Comedy Society have been hard at work getting their show together, and have come agonisingly close to succeeding. They really want to improve the Fringe, and have decided the one thing it’s ...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

The Oxford Revue Presents. Rogue Two: Burns and Moore COMEDY 
AUG 5-16 at 11:00 (60 min) - Free 
Join two of the Oxford Revue’s brightest talents as they take you through an hour of rogue, wild and laugh-out-loud comedy. Fresh from their sell out shows in Oxford and Durham, Burns and Moore have ...
Bar 50 / Upstairs 

The Piece: Now More (Artistically) Accessible COMEDY 
AUG 1-13, 15-20, 22-25 at 00:15 (60 min) - Free 
After a baffling Edfringe run in 2018, The Piece is back to delight and to baffle. Part immersive-comedy, part endurance-test, The Piece follows the disintegration of a performance artist as he strive...
The Counting House / The Loft 

The Rat Pack Comedy – Anything Goes! COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 17:45 (60 min) - Free 
The Rat Pack stand-up comedy returns for a 7th year after 6 sell-out years with the Free Festival. This year expect the usual best in stand-up comedy plus NEW this year the best in cabaret! Anything ...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

The Rat Pack Comedy – Anything Goes! (late) COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 00:15 (60 min) - Free 
The Rat Pack stand-up comedy returns for a 7th year after 6 sell-out years with the Free Festival. This year expect the usual best in stand-up comedy plus NEW this year the best in cabaret! Anything ...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

The Ticked Boxes COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 18:45 (60 min) - Free 
‘The Ticked Boxes’ are ticking the Edinburgh Fringe off their bucket list. Three comedians from very different backgrounds and very different perspectives will be telling very different jokes. Come en...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

The World's Smallest Comedy Show COMEDY 
AUG 10-11 at 14:00 (240 min) - Free 
It's the smallest comedy show in the smallest venue at the Fringe. A select three audience members, at any one time, will see the best comedy that can fit in and around the world's smallest Fringe ven...
The World's Smallest Fringe Venue / The Coop 

Thomas Green: Tweak COMEDY 
AUG 18-25 at 16:30 (60 min) - Free 
UK based Australian comedian Thomas Green, brings his engaging story-telling style stand-up, and face of elasticity back to Edinburgh. TWEAK is an hour of best bits and tweaks, in this very limited ru...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

Tiziano La Bella: Yes We Can't COMEDY 
AUG 12-25 at 20:30 (60 min) - Free 
ONE MC, ONE OPENER...THE HEADLINER! Tiziano La Bella's show is very interactive, especially the first part where he makes the crowd the main part of the act. The topics he talks about are several and ...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Tone Death COMEDY 
AUG 1-14 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
Canadian folk ballad duo “The Chesterfeels” bring their own sassy and offbeat brand of comedy to Edinburgh. They talk, sing, and talk about singing. They have songs about manhood, smoking, drinking, s...
The City Café / Nineties 

Toxic COMEDY 
AUG 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24 at 21:45 (60 min) - Free 
Toxic – A musical stand-up show in which a Holy Wandering-Minstrel explores elements of Toxic Masculinity and seeks to undermine those angry fellas with joy! From the Men's Rights Movement to Climate ...
Bier Keller, Picardy Place / Courtside 

Traitor COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 20:00 (60 min) - Free 
Romanian comedian Victor Patrascan questions whether it is better to be Romanian or Bulgarian, right or left or a normal person. When you start questioning everything you get to the point where you st...
The City Café / Las Vegas 

Trans Vision Scamp COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Laura Monmoth returns with her award winning foray into obsession, trolling, and making the ultimate change. Social commentary entwined with a visual parade of nonsense, music and animations. Birmi...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

Trans*Atlantic COMEDY 
AUG 11-25 at 10:20 (55 min) - Free 
Has this whole Transgender thing got you confused? Great! Come learn a thing or two at Trans-Atlantic. Why are we mad at Scarlet Johansen? Why are we suddenly everywhere? Why are there so many letters...
The Counting House / The Attic 

Tree Fiddy Comedy COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
The best comics perform jokes on daily topical themes with the goal of winning a freaking medal! ...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

Twat out of Hell: Deluxe COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 11:15 (60 min) - Free 
Twat Out Of Hell features comedian Gary G Knightley (as seen on Channel 4, BBC Three and the West End). Gary G Knightley brings you a comedy show about, well, him. In an ever evolving world it is gett...
The City Café / Las Vegas 

Two Mums - One Cup COMEDY 
AUG 17-22 at 14:15 (60 min) - Free 
Two Mums - One Cup One split hour of hilarity + comedy brought to you by comedians who happen also to be Mums. Kelly Ford / Soho Radio Presenter and Funny Women - One to Watch 2018 and Naomi Wattis...
The Golf Tavern / Upstairs 

Viking Millennials COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 18:00 (60 min) - PWYW 
A dark hour of comedy featuring two Viking descendants from Norway. Thor Stenhaug and Pernilla Holland are in in trouble. Winter has indeed rocked up and with it two millennials are making baffling li...
The Counting House / The Loft 

We're Sorry COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
Back in Edinburgh for its 5th year, WE'RE SORRY! A rotating showcase of Canadian comedians in town for the fringe. You never know who will pop by. Hosted by Evan Desmarais. ...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Well, That Was Weird... COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 12:30 (60 min) - Free 
A comedy show for those who are sick of the mainstream. Forget Trump gags, Tinder references or cheesy punchlines. At Well, That Was Weird... we are celebrating an eclectic showcase of the Fringe's mo...
Bier Keller, Picardy Place / Courtside 

What Has The News Ever Done For Me? COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free 
Every day, three top comedians bring in the story from the days news they *think* is the most important and have to persuade the audience why theirs is the one they should care about- will it be Trump...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

Wheely Wheely Wheely Wheely Wheely COMEDY 
AUG 1-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-25 at 20:30 (60 min) - Free 
The dumbest game show ever to grace a stage on God’s green Earth. There will be snorkels, pirate costumes, drawings of donkeys and a glamorous assistant called Stuart. Stephanie Laing and Paul Duncan ...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Which Princess Are You? COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 17:15 (60 min) - Free 
Do you want much more than this provincial life? Would you love to explore that shore up above? Sunjai arif can show you the world as he shares his memories of nostalgic pop culture all while attemp...
Bar 50 / Upstairs 

White Collar Comedy COMEDY 
AUG 1-10 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Three middle-class, middle-aged, middle England vicars performing comedy together. What could possibly go wrong? White Collar Comedy are: Rev. Maggy Whitehouse, former BBC faith presenter, Funny Wom...
Sofi's Southside (formerly Harry's) / Upstairs 

Will Mars: Phoenix COMEDY 
AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 15:00 (60 min) - Free 
Brilliantly self-deprecating stand-up, Will Mars, is fast making a name for himself as a down-at-heel, yet lovable international star. As seen on FOX's Showtime at The Apollo, NBC's Trial By Laughter...
The City Café / Las Vegas 

Working Class Zero. COMEDY 
AUG 2-11, 13-25 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
This stand up show explores whether or not I, Scott Adams, am as working class as I claim to be. ...
Bar 50 / Upstairs 

Zahra Barri's Special (Work in Progress) COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 13:30 (45 min) - Free 
Zahra’s never stood in front of a mirror and taken a selfie. Nor has she intentionally made herself look like a dog on Instagram. Zahra doesn’t think she’s special so why does everyone else think they...
Cabaret Voltaire / The Cave 

Zane Helberg - Live from Rehab COMEDY 
AUG 1-25 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free 
Live From Rehab is a hilarious and cathartic stand up show by comedian Zane Helberg. From having a one legged recovering alcoholic Dad, a crippling drug addiction, and a wife in the mental hospital, n...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  
 

      

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