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List Shows: By Name | By Start Time
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10:00

Sunnyside Comedy COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 10:00 (60 min) - Free 
Nothing is better than the smell of freshly ground comedy! Come and watch some early morning comedy from two hotly tipped rising stars. What would you do if you found out your maths teacher lived a se...
The City Café / Las Vegas 

Hair of the Wolff CHILDRENS 
AUG 6-30 at 10:00 (45 min) - Free 
You thought Rapunzel's hair was impressive? She's got nothing on Luth Wolff. 24 years since her last haircut, Luth's ready to show you what long hair is really capable of. Down-right ridiculous, expe...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

CeilidhKids at the Fringe - Free! CHILDRENS 
AUG 6-18 at 10:15 (45 min) - Free 
'Family workshop suitable for children aged 3-7 years with parents or carers. We involve everyone: skip, clap and march together to traditional Scottish music. Enjoy discovering very simple (often sim...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

An Improvised A Cappella Live Looping Show MUSIC 
AUG 6-11, 13-17, 19-23, 25-30 at 10:20 (60 min) - Free 
Live Looping is an art form that has become very popular in recent years. Suddenly one person can perform songs as if there was a big band. LC Andy from Austria is one such one-person-ensemble. Equipp...
The City Café / Hollywood 

'Diary of an Australian Outback Woman" SPOKEN WORD 
AUG 22-30 at 10:30 (60 min) - Free 
"DIARY OF AN AUSTRALIAN OUTBACK WOMAN" Meet Australian Outback 1940's restaurant owner Sheila and journey through her life with stories, song, bush verse, photographs and mouth watering recipes. She...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 
11:00

Will Hall: United We Stand, Divided Will Hall (and Friends) COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 11:00 (60 min) - Free 
Will Hall (as seen on BBC Three and Channel 4) brings you 40 minutes of jokes in his new show United We Stand, Divided Will Hall. Don’t miss the chance to see this rising star tell the story of his fi...
Bar 50 / Upstairs 

Transhumance THEATRE 
AUG 6-30 at 11:00 (60 min) - Free 
American Transhumance follows one clown’s magical journey across the landscape of gender in search of a place to call home. The show asks, What does it mean to exist between two locations? To travel i...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

Grumpy Pants CHILDRENS 
AUG 6-30 at 11:00 (45 min) - Free 
!Grumpy Pants is a children’s show, that is designed to !entertain parents alongside kids with a mix of perfectly !crafted juggling routines, clowning, physical comedy !and fork throwing! Yes forks!! ...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

Little Imps, an improvised children's show CHILDRENS 
AUG 6-30 at 11:00 (60 min) - Free 
Improv powerhouse The Oxford Imps ('the best improvised comedy I have ever had the pleasure to witness' ***** ThreeWeeks) present a brand new children's show! Made up on the spot and entirely based o...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Stand-Up Science COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 11:00 (60 min) - Free 
Love science? Love comedy? Want to laugh and feel smart? Come to Stand-up Science, a compilation of the best scientific comedians the Fringe has to offer. This show is guaranteed to make you laugh and...
The Pear Tree / Pear Tree Indoor Stage 

Swing Yer Granny COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 11:15 (60 min) - Free 
James McKegney is a 26 year old lad from Northern Ireland. Brought up in a religious family, James soon realized the effects religion can have on a young man and fell away from the church in pursuit o...
32 Below / The Cellar 

3's Comedy - Luka Muller, Peter Jones & Mystery Guest CABARET 
AUG 6-30 at 11:15 (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 / Las Vegas 

CeilidhKids at the Fringe - Free! CHILDRENS 
AUG 6-19, 21-24, 26, 28-30 at 11:15 (45 min) - Free 
'Family workshop suitable for children aged 3-7 years with parents or carers. We involve everyone: skip, clap and march together to traditional Scottish music. Enjoy discovering very simple (often sim...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

Cordelia Butters Investigates THEATRE 
AUG 6-18 at 11:30 (60 min) - Free 
A dramatically funny, action-mystery play. PI Butters must solve the case of the missing man by midnight - but when her own mysterious past threatens to scupper everything, will she do it in time? Yes...
The Counting House / The Attic 

Reading University Comedy Society is Under Control COMEDY 
AUG 19-30 at 11:30 (60 min) - Free 
"The Machine" may or may not have abducted three student stand-up comedians to perform for your entertainment. All of the comedians are healthy and unharmed. “The Machine” will be your electronic host...
The Counting House / The Attic 

Bleach COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 11:35 (60 min) - Free 
A brand new hour from Radio 4 (The News Quiz, Newsjack, The Now Show) writer and comedian Saskia Preston about trips and travel. They say travel broadens the mind and generates loads of amazing jokes....
The City Café / Hollywood 

Gabe Mollica: The Whole Thing COMEDY 
AUG 6-17, 19-24, 26-30 at 11:45 (60 min) - Free 
Gabe Mollica: The Whole Thing is a show about friendship, love, comedy, and rice cakes. New York Comedian Gabe Mollica returns to Edinburgh, where he started comedy 5 years ago the day after his best ...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Enlightenment is devastating COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 11:45 (60 min) - Free 
This is a show about growing up and finding out who you are, and wishing you did'nt. A subjective insight on the objective in a post-fact world. A show about the vast areas of grey that were once blac...
The Counting House / The Loft 
12:00

Escape This Show COMEDY 
AUG 6-9, 11-16, 18-23, 25-30 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Escape this Show is the Fringe's only escape room that's performed live on stage! We take two of the Fringe's hottest comedians, put them in our fiendish interactive virtual escape room that's packe...
Cabaret Voltaire / The Cave 

Kohl & The Gang: Raul Kohli's Comedy Compilation Show COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 12:00 (50 min) - Free 
Award-winning comedian Rahul Kohli picks up to five of the best upcoming acts on the circuit right now, for a late-night comedy extravaganza! Including some very secret special guests. Pick of the F...
Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

Aaaaaaargh, it’s the one liner show COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Enjoy an hour of the best up-and-coming one-liner comedians on the circuit in this celebration of puns, one-liners and wordplay. Audience members are encouraged on stage to tell their favourite gags i...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

English Lit 302 - The Etymology of Onanistic Euphemisms COMEDY 
AUG 22-30 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
What could be more educational and informative then a lecture by the renowned Professor Dick Handler on the origins of euphemisms for masturbation. You know, spanking the monkey. Stroking the pipe. ...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Come sit on the Couch with Me THEATRE 
AUG 6-30 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
“Come sit on the Couch with Me” Is this a therapy couch or a casting couch and is there a difference? The show is a cocktail of a comical but true look at therapy and communication in the western worl...
Sofi's Southside / Upstairs 

Character Building Experience COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 12:00 (55 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 show, where the audience get to make the decisions about w...
The City Café / Nineties 

Science Magic CHILDRENS 
AUG 6-30 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Fill in later ...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

Forth Cousin Once Removed... Forcibly COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Meet Roberta Roberts... Distant cousin of Julia, former child star (Vegemite commercials) and experimental theatre visionary, determined to make her mark... or claim someone else's. From award-winning...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

The Stuff of Country Songs THEATRE 
AUG 6-30 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
With the talk of having children getting serious, finding a series of old photographs unearthed in a family clear-out, and the realisation that life has been happening whilst he was waiting for it to ...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

HYENAS! THEATRE 
AUG 6-30 at 12:00 (45 min) - Free 
Award winning theatre company SUGAR BUTTIES is back with another hit show 'HYENAS!' Get ready for a shit show! We’re in Marbella for KIRSTY’S HEN DO, and drinking to excess is actively encouraged. We ...
The Raging Bull / Cellar 

The Noontime Midnight Show COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free 
Ben Clover's "The Chump Whisperer" is a blissful stand-up performance with host and raconteur Ben Clover's very finest comedy. A sensual adventure for your funny bone "Comedy Gold" Buce Dessau, Evenin...
Bar 50 / Upstairs 

Stanley Brooks - I Can Make Me Rich COMEDY 
AUG 6-16, 18-30 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free 
Why aren’t you rich yet? How come there are people at the top nowhere near as smart, talented or good looking as you? Stanley Brooks is here to present you with an unforgettable motivational seminar t...
Cabaret Voltaire / Ink Bar 

Songs to My Dog at Midnight COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free 
'Songs to My Dog at Midnight' is for anyone that has ever loved a dog, a pet, a human, or just loved life itself. ...
The Broughton Bar / The Basement Bar 

Paul Duncan McGarrity: A Practical Guide to Villains and Bastards COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free 
Doesn't everybody want to be the bad guy? Paul Duncan McGarrity will show you what it takes to be a proper British villain. 'Like a tall, funny, over excited child' The Scotsman Praise for Paul's pre...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

1 hour of (soon to be) award winning jokes. COMEDY 
AUG 6-7, 10, 13-14, 17, 20-21, 24, 27-28 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free 
Award-winning comdian, writer and podcaster Simon Caine is writing a new show. ...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

The life and Times of Families. COMEDY 
AUG 6-7, 10, 13-14 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free 
This show takes us on a journey from those first scary but blissful moments when parent and child fist bond, despair during the adolescent years, then onto to the time the offspring actually leave ho...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Two Wolves, One Cup (Desperately Seeking Motivation Part 2) COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free 
Woodward and Josie Ettrick-Hogg bring part two of their show about challenges and how to motivate one-self. Both have suffered from severe hoarding disorders and the massive impact that has on living ...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Elton 'Rocketman' MUSIC 
AUG 6-30 at 12:20 (60 min) - Free 
Oliver Harris performs on piano and sings the great songs of Elton John. From 'Your Song' to 'crocodile rock', through 'Daniel' and 'Sorry seems to be the hardest word'.The extraordinary talent of Har...
The Pear Tree / Pear Tree Indoor Stage 

‘Murica VS. Straya: ROASTED COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 12:25 (55 min) - Free 
Politics. Sports. Drinking. Healthcare. These are just a few things in life that Americans and Australians disagree about. Comedians Patrick Melton (USA) and Sean Michaels (AUS) face off on stage in t...
32 Below / The Cellar 

Fridge Out COMEDY 
AUG 6-11, 13-18, 20-25, 27-30 at 12:30 (60 min) - Free 
A collection of poems, character monologues and stand-up comedy, featuring tomatoes, elephants and headlining a fridge. Guest artists to be confirmed...  ...
56 North / The Cellar 

Don't Make Me Hate You COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 12:30 (60 min) - Free 
DON’T MAKE ME HATE YOU American standup comic and radio commentator Maureen Langan lambasts politicians, political correctness, reality stars, her Irish mother, her garbageman father, rich guys, hot c...
Bar 50 / Marquee 

Mel Byron: Standing at the Back COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 12:30 (60 min) - Free 
Self-doubt? Imposter Syndrome? Low self-esteem? Suffering from any or all of them? Well, you’re in good company. Neil Armstrong had Imposter Syndrome, and he walked on the flipping moon. So what giv...
The City Café / Las Vegas 

ComedySportz UK CHILDRENS 
AUG 6-22 at 12:30 (60 min) - Free 
You've seen football. You've seen tennis. But have you seen comedy as a sport? Two teams will go for comedy gold as they compete for the biggest laughs with quick-witted gags, games, sketches and song...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

'Sleepyhead with Peter E Davidson' COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 12:45 (60 min) - Free 
PETER E DAVIDSON – SLEEPYHEAD Top local comic Peter E Davidson (as heard on BBC’s The Blame Game, Live at The Sunflower) is back with his fourth solo comedy show! Peter E Davidson is an above averag...
The Counting House / The Attic 

Fantastic Flatulence (and where to find it 2) CHILDRENS 
AUG 6-30 at 12:45 (60 min) - Free 
Tbc ...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

Comedy Hour - Lewis Dowell, Peter Jones & Sonia Di Iorio COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 12:50 (60 min) - Free 
Comedy Hour features Lewis Dowell, Peter Jones & Sonia Di Iorio, three of the freshest stand-ups coming out of Australia bringing a new hour of comedy to the Fringe. They've done stand-up on televisi...
The City Café / Hollywood 
13:00

The Awful Truth - Free COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 13:00 (60 min) - Free 
The truth can be funny, but awful truth is awfully funny! THE AWFUL TRUTH is a storytelling show. Comedians regale host Bronston Jones with embarrassing, yet true, tales from their lives. Afterwards w...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Sketch Thieves COMEDY 
AUG 6-17, 19-30 at 13:00 (60 min) - Free 
Comedy sketch swapping live! The hit cult show where sketch groups perform their own sketches, then each others'. Top five comedy shows of the year (List). Top 10 shows at the Fringe (Time Out). T...
Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

God Loves Irony COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 13:00 (60 min) - Free 
Why is it that so many things in life seem like a cruel joke? People who love animals are allergic, the cause for baldness and body hair are the same, your boss is always the dumbest person in the roo...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Banged up abroad COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 13:00 (60 min) - Free 
'Banged Up Abroad' explores the experiences of three foreign comedians, in a country that loves foreigners. Kiran Saggu, Hannah Brissenden, and Runi Talwar navigate the trials and tribulations of sex,...
The Raging Bull / Cellar 

The Mayor and his Daughter COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 13:10 (45 min) - Free 
We’re the Mayor and his Daughter. We’ve travelled very far to be here and we’d appreciate you paying attention. We’re trying very hard and believe we can have a good time. We’ve been travelling all o...
The City Café / Nineties 

Laughs Laughs Laughs (working title) COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Two comedians bringing you an hour packed with laughs. Relentlessly funny Luke Chilton ( BBC New Comedy Award 2019 final 10) and irresistibly loveable Sarah Lee (Jewish Comedian of the Year finalist...
Cabaret Voltaire / The Cave 

Aaaaaaargh it’s 101 Clean jokes in 30 minutes - Free Entry CABARET 
AUG 6-30 at 13:15 (30 min) - Free 
Award-winning gag merchant and UK Pun Champion 2016, Joke of the fringe winner 2016 Masai Graham, delivers over 100 clean jokes in just half an hour. Expect puns, one-liners and wordplay in this 3.3 l...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

Old Jewish Jokes COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
8th consecutive year. 2019 Pick of the Fringe award-winner. Ivor Dembina (The Guardian ****) with his classic Jewish comedy story and great kosher gags. Admission free, gentiles half price. ...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Ania Magliano: Absolutely No Worries If Not (WIP) COMEDY 
AUG 17-30 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
In 2015, Ania Magliano posted a Youtube video that went viral. It got over a million views, and soon she was getting calls from the press. And the police. In this work in progress stand up show, com...
Sofi's Southside / Upstairs 

Mary Flanigan: I Want To Be Alone (Onstage In Front Of A Bunch Of People) COMEDY 
AUG 6-16 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Mary Flanigan wants to talk to you - about herself, about moving to England, about being from Ireland and a whole bunch of other stuff that might be written on the back of her hand. But will you let ...
Sofi's Southside / Upstairs 

Circus SONAS Family show CHILDRENS 
AUG 6-30 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
The Irish father and son double act are back! A family friendly show from Edinburgh favourites Martin and Logy. Juggling, circus tricks, audience participation and lots of laughing. Suitable for all a...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

Puddings, Pole and the Patriarchy COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Puddings Pole and the Patriarchy is a one woman show from Miss A Legg aka the dishy donut damsel. She's gonna let loose about her ludicrous love life with the help of some badly behaved balloon boys. ...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

Clash of the Tight Tens COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Andy Quirk presents a colossal comedy showdown of stand-up, sketch, musical and character comedy. Forget the need for divine inspiration to pick the shows you want to see during your fringe quest as e...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

A Bookish Comedy Show COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 13:30 (55 min) - Free 
★★★★★ - Dircksey Magazine ★★★★1/2 - Fourth Wall Media ★★★★ - Glamadelaide ★★★★ - Tulpa Mag “a col...
32 Below / The Cellar 

Like Father, Like Son? Sorry. COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 13:30 (60 min) - Free 
Chris Gibbs is a British comedian who lives in Canada. That’s why all these 5 star reviews are from newspapers and radio stations you’ve probably never heard of. "thoroughly entertaining and hilariou...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

Not My Audience! COMEDY 
AUG 6-9, 11-16, 18-23, 25-30 at 13:30 (60 min) - Free 
Not My Audience! is the hit stand-up panel show where the audience can join in the fun without being picked on! Three top stand-ups answer the daft questions the you've picked, and respond by using th...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Prophet Sharing with Ashley Blaker & Bilal Zafar COMEDY 
AUG 6-7, 9-14, 16-21, 23-28, 30 at 13:35 (60 min) - Free 
Two great religions. Two great comedians. The descendants of Abraham may have gone their separate ways but now stand-up comedian friends Ashley Blaker (BBC Radio 4) and Bilal Zafar (Edinburgh Comedy A...
The Pear Tree / Pear Tree Indoor Stage 

Adventures in Dementia COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 13:45 (60 min) - Free 
this will be the same as last year's version slightly updated ...
The City Café / Las Vegas 

Stand-up Philosophy - Free! COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 13:45 (60 min) - Free 
STAND-UP PHILOSOPHY is a kind of live philosophy like Stand-up Comedy, only instead of just being funny, it's philosophical. Although there are also jokes! Hosted by comedian and philosophy lecturer C...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 
14:00

Aaaaaaargh it’s 101 Naughty jokes in 30 minutes COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 14:00 (30 min) - Free 
Award-winning gag merchant and UK Pun Champion 2016, Joke of the fringe winner 2016 Masai Graham, delivers over 100 naughty jokes in just half an hour. Expect puns, one-liners and wordplay in this 3.3...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

Boogers, Books and Big Bottom Burps! CHILDRENS 
AUG 6-30 at 14:00 (60 min) - Free 
Award-winning children's author Stuart Reid lets rip with a brilliant bout of bums, boogers and big bottom burps, bringing his books to life with mirth, madness and mayhem! His Brighton Fringe show in...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

How To Be A Psychiatrist Without Going Mad COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 14:05 (40 min) - Free 
Award-winning comedian and NHS junior doctor shrinks ten years experience into one therapy-long session of comedic storytelling. "Perfect and hilarious", Buzzfeed. N.B. exact details changed to pro...
The City Café / Hollywood 

Oleg Denisov: Economy Vodka COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 14:15 (60 min) - Free 
Russia's Fringe veteran of political satire, philosopher by training and internationally touring stand-up by trade, Oleg Denisov presents his fourth hour of comedy, all about the economics of emotions...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Jacob Hawley: Breed COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 14:15 (60 min) - Free 
Jacob Hawley (Radio 4's Welcome To Britain, BBC Sounds' Jacob Hawley On Drugs) Presents show three. Directed by Ahir's Shah, Jacob returns with another hour of ‘a punchy wit and quite brilliant skill ...
Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

Lee Kyle: My Uncle Billy Had A Ten Foot Willy And He Showed It To The Lady Next Door, She Thought It Was A Snake So She Cut It With A Rake And Now It's Only etc... COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 14:25 (60 min) - Free 
Stop trying to change, you probably can't. Lee Kyle has finally decided to just be what he is. Now all he has to do is just work out what that is. Or accept what he is. Lee Kyle is one of the most ...
The City Café / Nineties 

Will Mars: The Movie COMEDY 
AUG 6-17, 19-30 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
Television credit to prove I'm funny. Another television credit to prove the first television appearance wasn't a fluke. "Quote about a previous performance." Stars [well known publication]. "Anot...
Cabaret Voltaire / The Cave 

Angel Comedy Showcase COMEDY 
AUG 8-11, 13-18, 20-25, 27-30 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
Award-winning Angel Comedy (Best Club in UK 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 - Chortle Awards) brings a showcase to Edinburgh 2020. A total sell out in 2019, 2018 and 2017 Award-winning comedians and the best n...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Dry Ginger Male COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 14:30 (45 min) - Free 
Award-winning comedian Matt Stewart is bringing his show Dry Ginger Male to Edinburgh Fringe for his festival debut. Dry Ginger Male is quirky, deadpan observations and stories skewering life in Aust...
Sofi's Southside / Upstairs 

Circus SONAS Family show CHILDRENS 
AUG 6-30 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
The Irish father and son double act are back! A family friendly show from Edinburgh favourites Martin and Logy. Juggling, circus tricks, audience participation and lots of laughing. Suitable for all a...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

101 Comedy Club COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
'Funny. Fast. Free' **** (ThreeWeeks). Each night sees four experienced acts performing. All our comedians have been hand-picked from an ethical fair trade farm where they've been grown in only the fi...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

Fringe Rights  CHAT SHOWS 
AUG 12, 19, 26 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
A weekly drop-in open to all Edinburgh Fringe Participants; Creatives, Front-Of-house, Audience ANYONE! Each week a high-profile guest from Unions, Local Government and The Fringe Society will be ther...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

It's a fair Cop - Rough Cut COMEDY 
AUG 6-11, 13-18, 20-22 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
Join Humberside police sergeant-turned-comedian Alfie Moore for a hilarious, interactive work in progress ahead of recording the latest series of his critically acclaimed BBC Radio 4 comedy show 'IT'S...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Matt Hobs: Lapsed Scientist COMEDY 
AUG 23-25, 27-30 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
Do you love science, but is data and jargon getting in the way? Has you relationship with science lost it's spark? Lacking the right chemistry? Join Matt on his journey as he rediscovers his love of s...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Laugh Train Home Comedy Showcase COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 14:35 (60 min) - Free 
6 years or 7 ...
32 Below / The Cellar 

Sex Ed For Adults COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 14:45 (60 min) - Free 
Answering the questions you feel too old to ask! What even is a hymen? Female orgasm: Not as hard as you think. Why lube is SO important! You’ll learn all this and more at SexEd for Adults! Too many p...
Bar 50 / Upstairs 

Elvis He's Back MUSIC 
AUG 6-30 at 14:45 (60 min) - Free 
Oliver Harris from Barnsley is returning to The Fringe after 3 sell out years at Frankensteins on North bridge as Elvis Presley. You will not get the white suite and fake sideboards but one of the mos...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

Tales From the Frighthouse THEATRE 
AUG 6-30 at 14:45 (60 min) - Free 
This is twisted tales with Morals presented as one act plays. A horror/comedy show based on Tales from the crypt,goosebumps and Simpsons Treehouse of Terror. A fun but darkly comic energetic show for...
The Broughton Bar / The Basement Bar 

Charmian Hughes-SHE COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 14:45 (60 min) - Free 
Revenge is a dish best served burnt! Charmian set out to be a good girl, but finds it’s the bad girls that get remembered! And the baddest of them all is ‘SHE’, ancient vengeful goddess-queen inside ...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

Ageing Folks Telling Jokes COMEDY 
AUG 6-7, 10, 13-14, 17, 20-21, 24, 27-28 at 14:45 (60 min) - Free 
Ageing Folks Telling Jokes presents some of the finest comedic talent over the age of forty. Do you remember the days when you had to go into another room to answer the phone? Or go to the library to ...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Funny Cluckers - Best of the Fest COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 14:45 (60 min) - Free 
Four top-quality fowl-mouthed acts, hand-plucked from around the festival. Guaranteed to be clucking funny. Cockmungously not suitable for the family. (Strictly 18+) ...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  
15:00

Nobodies / Fools: A Stand-Up Comedy Show COMEDY 
AUG 18-30 at 15:00 (60 min) - Free 
A showcase of the best stand-up comedians you've never heard of. Stars of tomorrow; nobodies of today. Maybe you'll discover this generation's Mrs Shufflewick. ...
56 North / The Cellar 

Your Brain on Music MUSICALS AND OPERA 
AUG 6-17 at 15:00 (60 min) - Free 
Could you live without music? Have you ever laughed or cried to music? Felt an uncontrollable urge to move to the beat? Join Dr. Sarah Sauvé as she explores these questions and more with a combination...
56 North / The Cellar 

MARVELus: All the MARVEL Movies... Kind of COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 15:00 (60 min) - Free 
The world’s premier nerd-culture comedy double-act, The Just Us League, present their smash hit show "MARVELus: All the MARVEL Movies… Kind of" Squeezing (almost) all the MARVEL movies into an action-...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

Fiona Sagar: Thornback COMEDY 
AUG 6-14 at 15:15 (60 min) - Free 
Funny Women Best Show nominee Fiona Sagar debuts her first solo stand up show following three successful character shows. This "Naturally funny." (Bryony Kimmings) performer strips back the costumes a...
The Counting House / The Attic 

North Americ#nts COMEDY 
AUG 19-30 at 15:15 (60 min) - Free 
A show featuring the best comedians from North America. They're funny, they're loud and they are extremely excited to say c#nt. Did you know we're not allowed to? The Canadians would like to apologis...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

Perk in Woegress COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 15:15 (60 min) - Free 
Winner of the 2019 Edinburgh fringe funniest joke, Olaf Falafel is serving uop another dollop of stupid. If you've been to any of his previous shows, you'll know exactly what to expect - inventive jok...
The Pear Tree / Pear Tree Indoor Stage 

Cheeky Trickster- David Terrence COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 15:20 (60 min) - Free 
Come and join the Cheeky Trickster for an hour of hilarious and mind frying tricks! Performing over 200 professional shows throughout the year David Terrence will be bringing his awesome one man comed...
The City Café / Hollywood 

Erich McElroy: The Greatest American Hero COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 15:30 (60 min) - Free 
Living in the UK for the last 20 years and watching Donald Trump be President have taught American ex-pat Erich McElroy one thing: He comes from a land of heroes. Admitting this wasn’t easy. Erich lov...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Knickerless COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 15:30 (60 min) - Free 
James Meehan (Edinburgh Panel Prize Winner, Chortle Best Newcomer Winner, Edinburgh Best Newcomer Nominee, South Ribble U16 Triple Jump Champion 2001) is doing another show. It's his fifth solo show...
Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

Katie Mitchell - She Festers COMEDY 
AUG 19-30 at 15:30 (60 min) - Free 
Deep in her hill, away with the fairies, dead Katie Mitchell lays dreaming. Mainly of smurfs, shapes, and a man with an outrageous Transylvanian accent. She Festers is an absurdist exploration of esca...
The Counting House / The Loft 

You're not an ocean rower until you've rowed an ocean COMEDY 
AUG 6-18 at 15:30 (60 min) - Free 
Comedian Rob Coleman is now a world record holding ocean rower. How the hell did that happen? Join him for an hour of adventure on the high seas and discover how to spend 51 days in a rowing boat with...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Alex Farrow: Alternative Curriclum COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 15:30 (60 min) - Free 
Why has your life been saved by a horseshoe crab? What do bats tell us about supercomputers? What does the Fast and the Furious film franchise tell us about ancient Greece and Rome? Alex Farrow prese...
The Raging Bull / Cellar 

Chris Cooke: Corners COMEDY 
AUG 6-21 at 15:40 (45 min) - Free 
You'll always find him in the corner at parties, but is it time for Chris to put himself in the middle of things? If not a trip to the buffet table or maybe the toilet would be ideal right now. A sho...
The City Café / Nineties 

Science Comedy Showcase COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Fill in later ...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

ART PERV THEATRE 
AUG 6-30 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Who doesn’t love a public execution? “Must-see-satire” maker and hypocrisy bloodhound: Lee Minora is your trashbag-wearing, trash-mouthed swearing, executioner. She’ll cut off the heads but the audien...
Sofi's Southside / Upstairs 

Aaaaaargh it’s the Monster Stand Up Show COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Feast on five of the tastiest up-and-coming comedians on the circuit in this stand-up comedy showcase, including your award-winning host Wes Dalton, featuring a different line-up everyday. ...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

Mrs Doubtful COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
What do you want to be when you grow up? A rock star? A comedian? A glorified nanny? Since he was little, critically acclaimed stand-up Sunjai Arif has always been told: “You can be anything you want...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Comedy Boxing - Best of the Best COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 15:50 (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....
32 Below / The Cellar 
16:00

Raul Kohli: The Kohli Bible COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
Raul Kohli always wanted to believe in a higher power. That seemed alien in the 90's. As unlikely as a facists belief their time would come again, or a socialists belief they'd lead the left wing agai...
Bar 50 / Upstairs 

Al Lubel is Funny Boy COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
As seen on the Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and The View. Al will discuss his thoughts on physics (space and time), his thoughts...
Cabaret Voltaire / Ink Bar 

Irish Comedy Invasion - Best Visiting Irish Comedians COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
Every day you will see one of Ireland's busiest and best comedians basically wrecking the gaff. We don't really care about Trump, Brexit, or Woke Culture, so if you need to just come in and hear some...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

The Manchester Comedy Collection COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
Manchester is one of the most significant cities in the world for music and football and when it comes to stand up comedy Manchester is no different. Jim Jefferies, Jason Manford and Peter Kay are ju...
The Broughton Bar / The Basement Bar 

Daniel Muggleton: Pretty Fly for a White Guy (Very Uncool for a Black Man) COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
My last show received multiple 4 Star Reviews, was selected as One of Four Great Free Fringe shows by The Scotsman, and filled up The Lounge most days - got 70 into the extra show in The Ballroom desp...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

#ThinkBeforeYouThink COMEDY 
AUG 6-10 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
The most important compilation shows of the fringe Supporting the #ThinkBeforeYouDrink could change lives Come and have a good laugh while supporting a brilliant cause ...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Darren Walsh: Punprovised COMEDY 
AUG 18-30 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
Like puns? Of course you do, you got past the title. Join Darren (Leicester Comedy Festival Awards 2019 - BEST JOKE), for a silly show filled with video sketches, 1-liners, jingles and general nonsens...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Nathan Cassidy: Roses From Joe (work in progress) COMEDY 
AUG 20-30 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
Award-winning comedian Nathan Cassidy's follow-up to Leicester Comedy Festival Best show nominated 'Observational' - Nathan has learned the secret of happiness - 40,000 roses, from Joe. Wouldn't it be...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Role Play COMEDY 
AUG 11-17 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
A brand new stand-up comedy show from Tamar Broadbent (BBC Radio 4, Comedy Central, Boom Chicago). Tamar's had a truly international year. She's been working at improv theatre Boom Chicago in Amsterd...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

The Marriage Pact COMEDY 
AUG 6-19 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
Steph and Ben are struggling. The safety of university life already feels like a long time ago and the whole experience did little to prepare them for the madness of the real world in 2020. Now in ...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

The Bite (A Mouthful of Fringe Madness) COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 16:15 (60 min) - Free 
With improv, stand-up and musical comedy you’ll get a daily Fringe taster menu that will have you coming back for more. Raucous, wild and a little bit different – this one-hour compilation show with a...
Bar 50 / Marquee 

MARVELus: All the MARVEL Movies... Kind of COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 16:15 (60 min) - Free 
The world’s premier nerd-culture comedy double-act, The Just Us League, present their smash hit show "MARVELus: All the MARVEL Movies… Kind of" Squeezing (almost) all the MARVEL movies into an action-...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

Typical Jew? COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 16:15 (60 min) - Free 
Am I a typical Jew? I don't go to synagogue, I don't even believe in God. As for whether I'm a member of the Jewish global banking conspiracy, I'm not at liberty to say. ...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

My Mother the Serial Poisoner (and Other Stories) COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 16:30 (60 min) - Free 
Martha McBrier 'naturally charsimatic story teller' (Festmag) brings a new show 'My Mother the Serial Poisoner (and Other Stories).When your mother is the village psycho it makes life in a small town ...
56 North / The Cellar 

Monster COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 16:30 (60 min) - Free 
Monster The show follows the fascinating story of my early years. Growing up with the face and brain of a girl but the genitals of a boy in a world totally unaccepting of anything out of the ordina...
The Counting House / The Attic 

ComedySportz UK CHILDRENS 
AUG 6-22 at 16:30 (60 min) - Free 
You've seen football. You've seen tennis. But have you seen comedy as a sport? Two teams will go for comedy gold as they compete for the biggest laughs with quick-witted gags, games, sketches and song...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

Matt Stellingwerf: People Pleaser COMEDY 
AUG 23-30 at 16:30 (60 min) - Free 
Matt is a really nice guy. Folks like him. All the reviews say so!* But is it true? Or is it all a facade? Award-winning comedian Matt Stellingwerf always thought he was a good person...now he’s not s...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

Sam Pamphilon: The Things I Love Make Me Sick COMEDY 
AUG 6-16, 18-30 at 16:35 (60 min) - Free 
Sam Pamphilon is 40, a father of two, and is getting a divorce. He had a brief brush with TV fame but when that and his marriage ended he went through a very predictable drink and drug breakdown. In t...
The City Café / Hollywood 

The Joy of Jokes COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 16:45 (60 min) - Free 
2019 Pick of the Fringe award-winner. Truthful stand-up, funny stories, good jokes and a few ad-libs. Jewish comedian Ivor Dembina (**** The Guardian) with his glorious mixture of brand new, old and...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Pegasus: Edinburgh Edition COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 16:45 (60 min) - Free 
An institution on the comedy circuit, Pegasus is a new material show specialising in the inventive and brave. A fantastic roster of acts from the green to the award winning, all of them taking the P...
The Counting House / The Loft 

That 70's Dance Party THEATRE 
AUG 13-20 at 16:45 (60 min) - Free 
That 70's Dance Party. It is a story of DJ Larry who is subbing in for his brother at Studio 54. Larry’s brother has had a bit too much and ended up in jail in Mexico. Mayhem ensues when something goe...
The Raging Bull / Cellar 

Two Girls One Mic COMEDY 
AUG 21-30 at 16:45 (60 min) - Free 
A rare sight at the Edinburgh Fringe: two people, no, two WOMEN, splitting a show right down the middle. What will happen? What won’t happen? We’ll tell you what you’ll get for sure - pure comedy gold...
The Raging Bull / Cellar 

Funny Jewish Girl (working title) COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 16:55 (45 min) - Free 
Following a sold-out run in 2019, Sarah Lee (Jewish Comedian of the year finalist 2018) brings her second show to the Fringe. ...
The City Café / Nineties 
17:00

Shaggers COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
TBC ...
Cabaret Voltaire / The Cave 

Dungeons & Naggins COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
A comedy fantasy role playing game with booze!

Steve thought the game had too many rules, so he took most of them out and replaced them with drinking. Watch comedians as they embark on a ...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Sam's Scriptz! COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
Sam Jacobsen is one of the finest writers there is! For decades he’s penned awarding-winning scripts for the three S's: Stage, Screen and School Assemblies (his Year 5 masterpiece about the Vikings at...
Sofi's Southside / Upstairs 

Taking The P COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
Comedian Mat Wills' new show is about his bladder which stopped Taking the P. Following on from last year show Skydive to Stand Up Mat now tells us about the new broken part of his body. It's embarr...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

One-Man Nutcracker THEATRE 
AUG 6-30 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
You know the Nutcracker the ballet, but what if the ballet was performed by only one man? If the daughter Marie, little boy Fritz, creepy uncle Drosselmeir, the mice, the Sugar Plumb fairy, were all c...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Athena Kugblenu: The Family Way COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
In the space of a year Athena experienced raising a baby alone, with her mum, as a co parent and finally with her partner. Which way works the best? Spoiler alert, it's not the one society is obsessed...
The Pear Tree / Pear Tree Indoor Stage 

Lewis Schaffer is New for 2020 COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 17:05 (60 min) - Free 
Lewis Schaffer is New for 2020 ...
32 Below / The Cellar 

Stephanie Laing: Butterfingers COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 17:15 (60 min) - Free 
***** "Brilliant. Intimate and personal. I laughed the whole way through." (Will Jefford, comedy.co.uk) **** "An absolute gem and brilliant storyteller" (Funny Tonne, Melbourne) International comedi...
Bar 50 / Upstairs 

Aaaaaaargh it’s 101 Clean jokes in 30 minutes - Free Entry CABARET 
AUG 6-30 at 17:15 (30 min) - Free 
Award-winning gag merchant and UK Pun Champion 2016, Joke of the fringe winner 2016 Masai Graham, delivers over 100 clean jokes in just half an hour. Expect puns, one-liners and wordplay in this 3.3 l...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

Ciaran Chillingworth: Shortlisted Lollipop Man COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 17:15 (60 min) - Free 
Are you looking for a rewarding job helping the community? Can you help make it safer for children to cross the road? Ciaran is/can, or was/could, once, in his heart of hearts. Until Wandsworth Cou...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Suzanne Lea Shepherd - Character Reset COMEDY 
AUG 15-30 at 17:15 (60 min) - Free 
It comes and goes, so what does love really teach us? It it me or them who is screwed up? A show about common character defects and the best ways not to fix them. Suzanne Lea Shepherd is a New Y...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

The Disabled Cunts Show (working title) COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 17:30 (60 min) - Free 
this needs a little work, it has to be as in your face as it can but still manage to pass guidelines of acceptability ...
Bar 50 / Marquee 

Ollie Horn: Let yourself go. COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 17:30 (60 min) - Free 
Ollie Horn (“a natural” - Broadway Baby) returns to the Edinburgh Fringe after his critically-acclaimed debut hour, with a show about what happens when you let yourself try new things. Ollie Horn ha...
The City Café / Las Vegas 

Christian Schulte-Loh: The 50 Ft German comedian COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 17:30 (60 min) - Free 
"German, but funny." DER SPIEGEL "One of the most subversive acts ever." THE SPECTATOR Christian is a regular on German TV and in all major British comedy clubs, including The Comedy Store. He has gig...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

Dave Green: Everyday Horror COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 17:45 (60 min) - Free 
Dave Green has a superhuman ability to turn even the smallest problem into a full blown catastrophe. You are cordially invited into his mind to witness the horrors that lurk within. Plus loads of joke...
The Counting House / The Attic 

Eliott Simpson: (a)sexy and I know it COMEDY 
AUG 6-17, 19-24, 26-30 at 17:50 (60 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 led to nothing but ridicule. But in peculiarity lies comedy, and S...
The City Café / Hollywood 
18:00

Sammy Hannah: How to Win @ Life COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free 
In 2018 Sammy Hannah (two first names for a name) tried to find a husband in a year. In 2019 she tried to find happiness. It’s 2020 now and she’s realised she can make things come true simply by writi...
Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

Aaaaaaargh it’s 101 Naughty jokes in 30 minutes COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 18:00 (30 min) - Free 
Award-winning gag merchant and UK Pun Champion 2016, Joke of the fringe winner 2016 Masai Graham, delivers over 100 naughty jokes in just half an hour. Expect puns, one-liners and wordplay in this 3.3...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

Aussiental COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free 
Laugh Mob presents Arnie Pie's show; Aussiental. Pronounced how it looks, Aussiental is a show about how conflicting it was growing up in Australia as an Oriental. In a society that frowns upon racism...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Jack the Ripper. My life as a suspect. THEATRE 
AUG 6-30 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free 
This is new show still in gestation which has been perfomed locally in Whitechapel. I will schedule more performances in a next few weeks both onsite and a number of inside venues. I am aware that thi...
The Raging Bull / Cellar 

Lee Kyle's Ramshackle Experiment COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 18:10 (60 min) - Free 
Lee Kyle hasn't seen that many films, luckily, this show is about films he hasn't seen so he has plenty to be going on with. He's a highly regarded ad libber who will be telling you the story a film ...
The City Café / Nineties 

Alice Brine: Brinestorm COMEDY 
AUG 6-20 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Choose Brinestorm. Choose to spill laundry detergent all through an Uber on the way to the airport and miss your flight because of it. Choose bluetooth speakers and 52mgs of Ritalin a day. Choose cutt...
Cabaret Voltaire / The Cave 

Clowning For Daddy COMEDY 
AUG 20-30 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Charlie wants success, and she'll do anything to get it. An exciting work-in-progress for the debut hour of stand up from a spunky young joke writer (The Now Show, The News Quiz) and reasonably succes...
Cabaret Voltaire / The Cave 

Aidan Jones - Taco COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
My nickname is Taco – the first girl I ever kissed thought I looked Mexican. I'm Colombian actually. My Mum was backpacking in South America when she was 22, came home and found out she was pregnant. ...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

A Terrible Lawyer COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
A lot of shows tell you to ignore what the world wants you to be and to embrace who you are. Cool. What the hell are you supposed to do after that? How the hell do you do that anyway in a world with T...
Sofi's Southside / Upstairs 

Anesti Danelis: This Show Will Change Your Life COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
❝Brilliant blend of sharp wit, optimism, and perfectly dark humour.❞ ★★★★★ (Edinburgh Festivals Magazine) Anesti Danelis returns with a new hour of delight...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

Remanian COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Hello. My name is Victor and I am Romanian. Don’t worry. It’s a new concept for me being Romanian because when I was back home I was just a guy. Came over here, became Romanian. Now, when I go back ho...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Alcohol is good for you COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 18:20 (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 his best yet. So join Sam ...
32 Below / The Cellar 

Paul Dennis: Almost Blunted Purpose COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 18:30 (60 min) - Free 
Turning 50 has turned Paul Dennis into a joyful curmudgeon. With the inevitable collapse of his self delusion, together with the euphoria of accepting his failures, the resultant downturn in what the...
Bar 50 / Upstairs 

Dave Chawner; Mental COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 18:30 (60 min) - Free 
The critically acclaimed show about mental health (rather than mental illness) returns to The Edinburgh Fringe after a UK Tour. Number 1 best selling author, award winning comic and presenter Dave Cha...
Cabaret Voltaire / Ink Bar 

Broken Record COMEDY 
AUG 6-16 at 18:30 (60 min) - Free 
Broken Record is a one-person sketch comedy show, that uses pre-recorded lines and audio to create a number of quick and vivid multi-character sketches, set in multiple locations. The plot follows Dan...
The Broughton Bar / The Basement Bar 

Best In Class COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 18:30 (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 Lounge 

We're Sorry (Canadian Showcase) COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 18:30 (60 min) - Free 
Back in Edinburgh for its sixth 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 (@EvanComedy). Past comedi...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

4 Funny Feckers COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 18:45 (60 min) - Free 
Funny Feckers, one of London's most popular comedy nights, returns to the Edinburgh Fringe having packed the house daily at the 2019 Festival. It's a fun and friendly affair which brings people toge...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

Al Lubel Talks About His Name For 56 Minutes And About Something Else For Four Minutes COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 18:45 (60 min) - Free 
To follow ...
The City Café / Las Vegas 

Jany Godley Fringe 2020 COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 18:45 (60 min) - Free 
TBC ...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

Jimmy McGhie CABARET 
AUG 6-30 at 18:45 (60 min) - Free 
Jimmy McGhie's 10th Edinburgh Show ...
The Pear Tree / Pear Tree Indoor Stage 
19:00

Sam See: Jack of the Road COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 19:00 (60 min) - Free 
Sam See (The Jim Jefferies Show, Stand-Up Asia) brings his brand new hour show to you online! Sam’s been doing comedy for close to a decade, traveling 25 countries and cataloguing every single venue h...
The Counting House / The Attic 

The Rat Pack stand-up comedy COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 19:00 (60 min) - Free 
The best stand-up comedy at the Fringe! Seven sell-out years. It's your early evening and late night Free Festival party! This year it's the usual best in stand-up comedy and Rat Pack music in the mos...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

Table for one COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 19:05 (60 min) - Free 
To be fleshed out within the next month. There is a stigma about eating alone we need to work through. Come along and watch a man eat dinner alone onstage while he talks about why we should do more t...
The City Café / Hollywood 

ADHDave Redux COMEDY 
AUG 6-18 at 19:15 (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...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Meryl O'Rourke - Vanilla COMEDY 
AUG 19-30 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free 
The stand up and BBC's New World Order writer, compares her own lust driven teens, with this age of pop, porn & popcorn; where consent is a hashtag, feminism a t-shirt & the 90s look a little differen...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Martin Mor - At The Edge COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free 
A brand new stand up comedy show from Northern Irish comedian Martin Mor. Jokes and true life stories. ...
Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

Socialism and Cats COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free 
Following the success of last years show 'Sh*t Socialist, comedian Chris Tavner presents his brand new show. Are you the sort of person who wants to see a world of fairness and equality, a world based...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Bear With Me: Russia Stand-up Showcase COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free 
Meet the Russian humour. From Saint Petersburg to Siberia, from Russians to Russia-based Australians, from TV stars to genius outcasts of alternative comedy. No topic is safe from mocking - vodka, bea...
The Raging Bull / Cellar 

Bi and Large: The Double Act COMEDY 
AUG 22-30 at 19:25 (60 min) - Free 
Bi and Large: The Double Act. Stand-up Comedians and chums Adam Greene and Peter Bazely bring you a; barnstorming, brain-melting, browbeating, bro-mantic, boundary breaking, booze-fuelled, barrage on ...
The City Café / Nineties 

Fi and Luke: The Con Artists COMEDY 
AUG 6-21 at 19:25 (60 min) - Free 
The Con Artists is a shared stand-up hour from Luke Healy and Fi Simpson. Luke has cracked the code. To be successful, you just need to have total self-confidence. Fake it ‘til you make it! And yet f...
The City Café / Nineties 

one man and one mannequinn recreate Star wars episode IV a new hope COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
This is essentially one clown and his box of props trying to recreate star wars, taking the audiences suggestions for plot points of the film then recreating them no matter how silly or off the mark t...
Cabaret Voltaire / The Cave 

Steve Bennett's Grand COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Steve Bennett's Grand Maybe all the problems in the world can be solved by laughing at them. Music, Stand-up & stories all told with razor-sharp wit and charm. Irish Comedian of the Year winner Steve...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Ashley Haden: Thank you, F*ck you, Bye COMEDY 
AUG 6-17, 19-30 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
The Genocidal Liberal is back with another show looking into the heart of the worlds problems with an honest eye. Why is life forced on us? What is humanity worth? Who is really at the top of the di...
Sofi's Southside / Upstairs 

The Electric Frog Improv Explosion COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
A stupendous improv extravaganza with guest improvisers and audience volunteers, this year Dr Ettrick-Hogg hits a new height of madness in his most audacious show yet. After learning mystic mind contr...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

101 Comedy Club COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
'Funny. Fast. Free' **** (ThreeWeeks). Each night sees four experienced acts performing. All our comedians have been hand-picked from an ethical fair trade farm where they've been grown in only the fi...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

Ireland's Full Of Mullarkey COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
Eddie Mullarkey brings you on an hilarious, almost entirely honest, and wild journey of growing up as a Mama's boy in the west of Ireland, being a failed Catholic, and coming to terms with the old Iri...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Ethnic Cleansing - Ruven Govender COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 19:35 (60 min) - Free 
Join one of the funniest Indian comedians in Australia for an hour of ethnic-based comedy. Following the success of last year's show Ethnic Cleansing which sold out completely at all 23 Edinburgh Frin...
32 Below / The Cellar 

Robin & Friend(s) COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 19:45 (60 min) - Free 
Join Robin Morgan (Writer for Mock The Week, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, The Mash Report) as he hosts a selection of his comedy friend(s). Who will it be? Who COULD it be?! Stand-up, sketch, dance? Probably not...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

Nathan Cassidy: Observational CABARET 
AUG 6-30 at 19:45 (60 min) - Free 
Award-winning comedian Cassidy's true story of his magical, life-changing year. With a crippling bad back, he joined a gym and a big, strong man changed his life forever. You couldn't make it up. B...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Ray Fordyce's Cosy Evening In With Pals COMEDY 
AUG 6-9, 11-16, 18-23, 25-30 at 19:45 (60 min) - Free 
Ray Fordyce is back for another amazing supper time show to amuse and entertain any Fringe audience. Featuring up to four different acts every day, this show is a must for all festival goers. ...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

We're Sorry (Canadian Showcase) COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 19:45 (60 min) - Free 
Back in Edinburgh for its sixth 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 (@EvanComedy). Past comedi...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  
20:00

Aaaaaaargh, it’s the one liner show COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 20:00 (60 min) - Free 
Enjoy an hour of the best up-and-coming one-liner comedians on the circuit in this celebration of puns, one-liners and wordplay. Audience members are encouraged on stage to tell their favourite gags i...
Bar 50 / Marquee 

Tree Fiddy Comedy COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 20:00 (60 min) - Free 
Tree Fiddy Comedy brings you a mixed bill show with hand-picked top comics from the Fringe. Each night has a different topical theme with a medal going for the nights best joke! ...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

SalFUNNI Comedy COMEDY 
AUG 6-22 at 20:00 (60 min) - Free 
The cream of the crop from the University of Salford showcasing the future faces of British comedy. From the UK University with the longest running full-time comedy degree. With special appearances fr...
The City Café / Las Vegas 

Jarred Christmas: Comedy To Make Love To COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 20:00 (60 min) - Free 
TBC ...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

God Damn Fancy Man COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 20:15 (60 min) - Free 
Joyful, daring and undeniably sharp, God Damn Fancy Man is the hotly anticipated new show from critically-acclaimed, internationally award-winning comedian James Nokise. Covering a thrilling whirlwind...
The Counting House / The Attic 

Eleanor Conway: TBC COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 20:15 (60 min) - Free 
TBC ...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

Aidan Jones - Why This Thing COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 20:20 (60 min) - Free 
As I close in on ten years as a comedian, I'm realising my approach to stand-up is to ask myself what I think and how I'm feeling, then try to figure out why. If I can find an honest and concise answe...
The City Café / Hollywood 

Evan Desmarais heckles the audiance CABARET 
AUG 6-30 at 20:30 (60 min) - Free 
The seasoned comedian performs a completely improvised show based on you the audience. A mix of crowd work and tangents every show ends up different! Follow Evan on youtube or Instagram for clips (@e...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Joke Thieves COMEDY 
AUG 6-17, 19-30 at 20:30 (60 min) - Free 
Comedy set swapping live! The cult hit show where comedians perform their own jokes, then each others'. Top five comedy shows of the year (List). Top 10 late nights out at the Fringe (Time Out). T...
Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

Diva Behavior COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 20:30 (60 min) - Free 
When you think of diva behavior, you probably think of a foot-stomping, champagne-demanding, incredibly beautiful monster. Like Marilyn Monroe or Mariah Carey or Kim Kardashian or Prince! But what if ...
The Counting House / The Loft 

(Ha Ha Ha Ha) Stayin' Alive COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 20:30 (60 min) - Free 
In September 2019 Calum was hit by a car. Whilst standing on the pavement ordering an Uber, a car attempted to kill him, the perpetrators attempting to attack a member of a rival gang. There is only o...
The Raging Bull / Cellar 

Comedy Freak Show COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 20:40 (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...
The City Café / Nineties 

King of the Fringe - Kyle Legacy COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
All you need to know is Kyle Legacy is the King of the Fringe! How? He is the World Record holder for most shows performed at the Edinburgh Fringe festival with...230 in 24 days! Why? Because he's cr...
Cabaret Voltaire / The Cave 

Backpackers Comedy Showcase: Stories from Abroad COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
A showcase of non-UK acts, telling stories of visiting and living in the UK. ...
Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Southampton Stand Up Showcase COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
The University of Southampton's Comedy Society is back at the Fringe with another rotating bill of stand-up comedy! Featuring a wide variety of experienced student performers both new and veteran to t...
Sofi's Southside / Upstairs 

Elliot Wengler: Special Features COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Elliot Wengler has many special features, and no, he doesn’t mean his dyspraxia, dyslexia, anxiety or his Pokemon championship wins (runner-up position, 2004). View his special features, live on stage...
The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

Henry Ginsberg: Romantic Comedian (Personal growth, Sex and Nazis) COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Henry Ginsberg didn’t lose his virginity, or have any romantic experiences to speak of at all until his late 20s. Now he’s making up for lost time. Having been pigeonholed as a dark and cynical comic ...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  
21:00

Annie and Angela's Disco Divorce Party COMEDY 
AUG 6-10, 12-17, 19-24, 26-30 at 21:00 (60 min) - Free 
Join lifelong friends, Annie and Angela, as they celebrate approaching forty, single and ready to mingle in a drag-infused musical comedy where you’re on the very special guest list! From the same d...
56 North / The Cellar 

Jack Hirschfield: The Stand-Up Show With Absolutely No Theme COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 21:00 (60 min) - Free 
Every year anticipating audience members and fringe enthusiasts flip through their programme and ask the question "What themed show should I dedicate my precious time too?" Well, Jack Hirschfield's: T...
Bar 50 / Upstairs 

Comedy World War COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 21:00 (60 min) - Free 
The hit-show in its sixth year! Four international top comedians per night, one against one, no allies. Like in every world war, different line-up each night. Always started by a German (Christian Sch...
Cabaret Voltaire / Ink Bar 

Rolling In the Sleep COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 21:00 (60 min) - Free 
A 50 minute show featuring the best 2 comedians have to offer. Jonnie and Tom have spent years on the comedy circuit have have amassed a lot of material. They’ve picked the very best they have to assu...
The Broughton Bar / The Basement Bar 

Rolling In the Sleep COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 21:00 (60 min) - Free 
A 50 minute show featuring the best 2 comedians have to offer. Jonnie and Tom have spent years on the comedy circuit have have amassed a lot of material. They’ve picked the very best they have to assu...
The Broughton Bar / The Basement Bar 

Good Evening Edinburgh COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 21:00 (60 min) - Free 
Sam (Australia), nominated for Best Comedy at Fringe World 2016. Sam brings wild fun and laughter to an hour of non-stop hilarity. It's Sam's sixth year at Fringe, so you're in capable comedy hands. '...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

Sicko COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 21:00 (60 min) - Free 
Fresh from supporting Romesh Ranganathan and Angel Barnes on their nationwide tours, the "cynical, astute and impassioned" (Chortle.com) comedian returns with his fourth debut show at the Edinburgh Fr...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

Cocktails and Fuck Tales CABARET 
AUG 17-30 at 21:00 (60 min) - Free 
Cocktails and Fuck Tales is an inclusive performance night celebrating the underrated artform of dirty storytelling. Every night we invite different performers from throughout the fringe to do guest s...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Aaaaaargh it’s the Monster Stand Up Show COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 21:15 (60 min) - Free 
Feast on five of the tastiest up-and-coming comedians on the circuit in this stand-up comedy showcase, including your award-winning host Wes Dalton, featuring a different line-up everyday. ...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

Dave Chawner; Underdog COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 21:15 (60 min) - Free 
Number 1 best selling author, award winning comic & presenter Dave Chawner brings his new show about dogs, defeat and determination As seen on BBC, ITV & Channel 4 As heard on Radio 1, Radio 4 & BBC...
The City Café / Las Vegas 

Jany Godley Fringe 2020 COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 21:15 (60 min) - Free 
TBC ...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

LOLympics Live - FREE COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 21:15 (60 min) - Free 
The LOLymics are back in 2020! The Laugh Out Loud Games!! Each day different international acts compete for comedy gold. Our laugh-letes can barely run, jump or even walk well... But they will make...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

99 Club Stand-Up Selection – Free COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 21:30 (60 min) - Free 
Proudly supporting the Free Festival with a selection of four different comics daily. The 99 Club has been awarded Best London Club at the Chortle Awards for the last nine years running. Our club has ...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

Where You From, From? COMEDY 
AUG 18-30 at 21:45 (60 min) - Free 
Thirty countries, ten schools, six languages (okay, not totally 100%, but who’s counting?)... so, where am I from? Good question. With her internationally sold out show, Where You From, From?, includ...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Caitlin Cook: The Writing on the Stall COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 21:45 (60 min) - Free 
The Writing on the Stall is a raucous hour of comedy, music, and bathroom stall graffiti art brought to you by LA-born, NYC-based, Oxford-educated, hyphen-addicted raconteur Caitlin Cook. Having photo...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Phil Zimmerman: 143 Arseholes COMEDY 
AUG 6-16, 19-30 at 21:45 (60 min) - Free 
Phil Zimmerman:143 Arseholes. A whirlwind of satire and clowning, the follow-up to 67 Arseholes gives you another 76 at no extra cost - surely the best value show on the Fringe! This is the age of ...
The Raging Bull / Cellar 
22:00

Ew Girl, You Nasty COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
This show was going to be titled "I Used to Eat Dog Food" but that would have meant leaving out all material about the drugs, the sex dungeon, the legendary yeast infection, and everything else in bet...
Sofi's Southside / Upstairs 

North Americ#nts COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
A show featuring the best comedians from North America. They're funny, they're loud and they are extremely excited to say c#nt. Did you know we're not allowed to? The Canadians would like to apologis...
The City Café / Nineties 

Stand Up Edinburgh COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
Stand Up Edinburgh is your opportunity to see a rotating showcase of talent that perform in Edinburgh regularly outside the fringe. Come see what the city that hosts the biggest arts festival in the ...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

2020 is the Inaugural Almighty Quacken Award presented by Duck Phaser Comedy Clubs COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
Do you often disagree with the best joke compilation? Do you think the big awards aren't really a fair assessment of what's on offer at the Fringe? Duck Phaser Comedy Club wants to give you the chan...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

A Free American Showcase: Funniest People I Met At Fringe CABARET 
AUG 7-10, 12-17, 19-30 at 22:15 (60 min) - Free 
New York comedian Gabe Mollica meets a lot of funny people at the fringe. Come see the funniest he's met so far! A free showcase of the best talent Edinburgh has to offer from a New Yorker who started...
Bar 50 / Upstairs 

Class Clowns COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 22:15 (60 min) - Free 
Ben McKay and Renee Groux are professional comedians who are also failing university students! Come laugh and enjoy the perspective of these young Canadians! Very few comedians are able to write and ...
The Broughton Bar / The Basement Bar 

An Audience with Tez Ilyas COMEDY 
AUG 7, 9-14, 16-17, 19-30 at 22:15 (60 min) - Free 
Join Tez Ilyas for a joyous hour of razor-sharp audience interaction, embarrassing anecdotes and silly social commentary. Star of The Tez O'Clock Show (Channel 4), TEZ Talks (BBC Radio 4) and Man Like...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

Roast Battle Edinburgh COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 22:15 (60 min) - Free 
Roast Battle Edinburgh puts comedians head-to-head in a battle of wit and put-downs. Each comic gets to do 5 jokes to "roast" their opponent. Ultimately, the winner is decided by a guest panel of auda...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

That Black Mirror Episode with the Two Lesbians - TWO COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 22:15 (60 min) - Free 
Ireland's comedy darlings Mark O'Keeffe (Winner: Show Me The Funny 2019) and Richy Sheehy (Viral Sensation) are back with this years edition of their best hour. New show for 2020  ...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Entertainer COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 22:30 (60 min) - Free 
The true story of one man’s ambition to become the greatest holiday park entertainer in England. In a show filled with laughs, music and lots of heart, Adam Morrison Jones (Deal Radio Best New Act 201...
Bar 50 / Marquee 

Dinsmore McDowall MUSIC 
AUG 17-19 at 22:30 (60 min) - Free 
To celebrate the release of their debut album, Dinsmore McDowall are coming to the fringe to perform 9 intimate unplugged performances. With a fresh sound mixing rock, blues and country with Suzanne's...
Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

Bitchcraft "Survive or Thrive but Keep your Receipts" COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 22:30 (60 min) - Free 
'"Bitchcraft" is a humorous exploration of witchcraft, it''s herstory and it''s resurgence. In this era of #metoo and #timesup many of us have had to confront some skeleton''s we may have hoped could ...
The City Café / Las Vegas 

Scot Roast COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 22:30 (60 min) - Free 
The revolutionary Scot Roast team return to the Edinburgh Fringe for a unique night of all out roast mayhem at the only show of its kind in the world. The Undisputed Roast Kings Of The UK Monty Burn...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

Late Show Great Show COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 22:45 (60 min) - Free 
The night is young and three of the best stand-up comedians from Australia and around the world are ready to make you laugh, stay up late and definitely have one more drink. It's a late show, it's a g...
The Counting House / The Attic 

Shaggers COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 22:45 (75 min) - Free 
TBC ...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

Sex Me I'm Irish COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 22:50 (60 min) - Free 
Ireland’s own Duffy Connors is taking his one man show ‘Sex Me I’m Irish’ to Edinburgh. Through his probably too honest one-liners about his romantic life you can piece together the clues as to why he...
The City Café / Hollywood 
23:00

Late Night Craic COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 23:00 (60 min) - Free 
Fancy one last bit of craic before bed? This is the comedy night cap where absolutely any thing goes. Come and be part of one of the most rambunctious shows at The Fringe. Four suburb comedians will ...
56 North / The Cellar 

Wheely Wheely Wheely Wheely Wheely COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 23:00 (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 and Paul bring you a s...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Straight Outta Estonia: Ari and Karl COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 23:00 (60 min) - Free 
Two of the best Estonian comedians are at the Fringe for the second time and they have their own show! Come and listen to an hour of Estonian stand up, performed in ENGLISH, that is relatable to all. ...
The Counting House / The Loft 

The Dark AF Late Night Stand Up Show COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
Do you like dark comedy? Are you fans of the likes of Frankie Boyle and Jimmy Carr? Come and see the circuits favourite comedians doing their darker material that they dare not do anywhere else. Not...
Cabaret Voltaire / The Cave 

Bronston Jones: Live Every Day... COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
American comedian Bronston Jones has a new philosophy of life that he wants to share. He is not a role model. He is a cautionary tale. Is this a TED TALK or an INSTEAD TALK? This grey bearded man fin...
Sofi's Southside / Upstairs 

Samantha Pressdee: Making It (WIP) COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
Fresh out of a posh clown school in Paris, working class Sammie is trying to make it. Six years into comedy, she is still trying to find her voice. The squeaky one isn't working, so she is making like...
The City Café / Nineties 

Comedy Striptease COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
The best, most daring comedians of the Fringe showcase their skills, but if they're not funny enough they must perform a striptease dance. Expect high-calibre stand-up mixed with loose, wild and sexy ...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

My Immortal - a live reading THEATRE 
AUG 6-30 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
Meet Ebony Darkness Dementia Raven Way - a satanist witch navigating the world of witchcraft and wizardry whilst struggling with being too sexy and too emo. Life just isn't fair. My Immortal is an in...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Comedy Queers COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 23:30 (60 min) - Free 
A fabulous selection of outrageous Queer performers from across the fringe. "Incredibly, hilarious, camp comedy ****" (Deadline News). The 2018/19 smash hit sell out show returns! If you’ve already se...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

AC/DC: Australian Comedians / Dope Comedy COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 23:30 (60 min) - Free 
3 Comedians per night, with Daniel Muggleton as the resident host. Daniel is a former UK resident, a regular compere at comedy clubs in the UK & Australia. His debut special was just aired on ABC Come...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Getting Over The Rainbow CABARET 
AUG 6-30 at 23:30 (60 min) - Free 
Getting over the rainbow is my story of coming out just before the world legalized marriage equality and the world becoming overly accepted of the lgbt community. It is a story of my struggle with se...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

Aaaaaaaaaand now! Ed Factor: The Edinburgh Gong Show COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 23:45 (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 City Café / Las Vegas 

Ultimate Insult Championships COMEDY 
AUG 6-27, 29-30 at 23:45 (60 min) - Free 
The Ultimate Insult Championships are the world's only event promotion of it's kind where we seek to find the best of the best of the absolute worst. The team behind the hugely popular Scot Roast (The...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 

The Malcolm Hardee Awards COMEDY 
AUG 28 at 23:59 (120 min) - Free 
The annual variety show filled with bizarre acts and very alternative comedy which includes the presentation of three increasingly prestigious Malcolm Hardee Comedy Awards. ...
The Counting House / The Ballroom 
0:00

100% Guaranteed, Absolutely COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 00:00 (60 min) - Free 
100% Guaranteed Absolutely is a comedy, a tragedy and a parable for our times, but is essentially a blatant timeshare presentation. Paddy and Tom play a couple of slimy con artists who believe they ha...
The Counting House / The Attic 

BeComedy UK presents: NO LIMITS COMEDY 
AUG 18-30 at 00:15 (60 min) - Free 
NO LIMITS is an amazing compilation show brought to you by BeComedy UK. A mixed bill of four International acts and your Italian MC, Marco Di Pinto. An irreverent, anti-PC comedy show where comedians...
The Counting House / The Loft 

Sex Education For Adults COMEDY 
AUG 6-16 at 00:15 (60 min) - Free 
Miss Kirsty Munro will teach you all you ever wanted to know about bumping naughties. Erotic Storytime, the Karma Sutra in 60 seconds and how to put a condom on a banana with oven gloves on. With inte...
The Counting House / The Loft 

The Rat Pack stand-up comedy COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 00:15 (60 min) - Free 
The best stand-up comedy at the Fringe! Seven sell-out years. It's your early evening and late night Free Festival party! This year it's the usual best in stand-up comedy and Rat Pack music in the mos...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

Comeback Vikings COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 00:15 (60 min) - Free 
The Scandinavians are back. Once seen as tough, strong and fearless people, the Nordic stereotype have changed drastically the last 900 years. The brutal Vikings have turned into Thor, Ivanov and Pern...
The Raging Bull / Cellar 

Sharon Wanjohi & Abbie Edwards: Not Too Shabby COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
Abbie Edwards (as heard on BBC Radio 4 Extra) and Sharon Wanjohi (did improv at uni) present Not Too Shabby, an hour of stand up comedy about everything from Shrek's marital problems to guessing the f...
The City Café / Nineties 

Hate 'N' Live CABARET 
AUG 6-30 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
The smash-hit show returns for a sixth year with top TV comedians improvising rants on topics suggested by the audience. Want to see them hate on Trump? Millennials? Or the mating rituals of gerbils? ...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

Hot Gaze Comedy COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 00:45 (60 min) - Free 
Hot Gaze Comedy is the intense fever dream child of a bisexual, lesbian, and their staunch ally. A heated hour of edgy, sardonic humour and brash cultural wit cooked up in the hot mess of American soc...
The Counting House / The Lounge 

Late Night Comedy Death Camp COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 00:45 (60 min) - Free 
Returning for its third year, 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 sho...
The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  
4:00

Test Show CABARET 
AUG 6 at 04:00 (1 min) - Free 
test ...
32 Below / The Cellar 

Test Show CABARET 
AUG 6-30 at 04:00 (1 min) - Free 
test ...
32 Below / The Cellar 

Test App NEW 123 COURSES 
AUG 7-9, 11-12, 14-16, 18-19, 21-23, 25-26, 28-30 at 04:00 (32 min) - Free 
course ...
Cabaret Voltaire / Ink Bar 

Laughing Horse Pick of the Fringe COMEDY 
AUG 6-30 at 04:00 (60 min) - PAY WHAT YOU WANT via Zoom (TICKETED) 
tbc ...
The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

Test Show CABARET 
AUG 6-30 at 04:00 (60 min) - Free 
test ...
The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

      

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