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Volvic Juiced's Comedy Fest

Josh Widdicombe headlines Volvic's comedy festival, with Katherine Ryan and KSI.

Regents Park, London NW1

Tue 29 Jul

The Eminent Banter Comedy Showcase

The Eminent Banter brings you daily showcase of the best talent at the Fringe. With a fresh line-up of 6 different comedians every day, each performing a short snippet of their Fringe show, it’s the perfect way for you to decide which comedians to see this year. Best of all, it’s completely free.

Ciao Roma, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 557 3777

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 22:50 – 23:50

Sun 3 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 557 3777

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 22:50 – 23:50

Mon 4 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 557 3777

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 22:50 – 23:50
…and 12 more dates until 16 Aug

Volvic Juiced's Comedy Fest

Offering a lighter way to enjoy a summer evening, the comedy night showcases an all-star comedic cast for one-night only.

Regent's Park, London NW1

Tue 29 Jul

Free / 020 7486 7905

  • 19:00 – 21:00

The Free Tea And Biscuit Hour

Now in its 4th glorious year, join comedians Paul Savage and Abi Symons, for comedy, banter, a cuppa and a biccie. Plus a different guest headliner (some off the TV!) every day. *****-Blackdiamond FM

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Speakeasy

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 556 7060

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 13:15 – 14:10

Sun 3 Aug

Speakeasy

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 556 7060

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 13:15 – 14:10

Mon 4 Aug

Speakeasy

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 556 7060

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 13:15 – 14:10
…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

Droll Sisters

Stand-up and musical comedy from Cambridge Footlights Milo Edwards and Archie Henderson. 'Absolutely Hilarious' ★★★★ - Cambridge Tab, 'Some of Cambridge's Most Accomplished Comedians' ★★★★ - Varsity

Madogs, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 225 3408

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 18:05 – 19:05

Sun 3 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 225 3408

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 18:05 – 19:05

Mon 4 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 225 3408

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 18:05 – 19:05
…and 19 more dates until 23 Aug back to top

Settle Down

Angie presents dirty stanzas and awkward observations about approaching 40 via Agnosticism, angry computers and puppies. Her live work is fruity and not for the faint hearted. “Like Pam Ayres with attitude and an adult audience” Bristol Evening Post.

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Mon 18 Aug

Electric Circus Lizard Lounge

Free / 0131 226 4224

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Tue 19 Aug

Electric Circus Lizard Lounge

Free / 0131 226 4224

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

Electric Circus Lizard Lounge

Free / 0131 226 4224

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 22 Aug

Abi Roberts: Twerk in Progress

Abi Roberts / PBH's Free Fringe Hotly-tipped comedy starlet Abi Roberts comes in like a wrecking ball with her debut stand-up show. She twerks, jerks and acts like a berk whilst asking big questions like: why does jazz have to go on for so long? With sizzling riffs, unique impressions and bits in actual Russian, this…

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Speakeasy

Free / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Speakeasy

Free / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Speakeasy

Free / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

The Widow, the Virgin and the Lamb

Annie Bashford, Simone Tani, Carmen Arquelladas / PBH's Free Fringe With the Widow's rebellious and unpredictable nature combined with her perverse sense of fun she will lead you on a surreal odyssey into the unknown. Through playful interactions with the audience she will create humorous and darkly subversive scenes…

Serenity Cafe, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 556 8765

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 556 8765

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0131 556 8765

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 16 more dates until 23 Aug

300 to 1

Panesh Prods / PBH's Free Fringe New play. A schoolboy re-enacts the macho homoerotic war film 300 in his bedroom with Wilfred Owen as his Homeric scribe. Directed by award-winning Gareth Armstrong. Written and performed by Matt Panesh (AKA Monkey Poet). Contains spears, swords and underpants.

The Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Chamber Room

Free / 0131 558 8209

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Chamber Room

Free / 0131 558 8209

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Chamber Room

Free / 0131 558 8209

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 24 Aug

BBC: The Infinite Monkey Cage

BBC Radio 4 Physicist Brian Cox and comedian Robin Ince bring the monkey cage to the Fringe, with their witty and irreverent look at the world through scientists’ eyes, ably assisted by a panel of scientists and celebrities. This is a free event ticketed via random draw. To enter the draw, please visit…

BBC @ Potterrow, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

BBC

Free / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

BBC

Free / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Bren and Jenny: Hello!

Bren and Jenny's / La Favorita Freestival Dynamic new comedy in the guise of a daytime TV chat show from the award-winning Jenny Bede: ‘Hilarious’ (Metro), ‘very funny’ (Heat), ‘rising star’ (Sun); and Brendan Murphy: ‘Brilliant’ (WhatsOnStage.com), ‘brilliant’ (Guardian), ‘brilliant’ (ThreeWeeks). An hour of stand-up…

St Mary's, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Space 1

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Space 1

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Space 1

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

Joel Dommett: Finding Emo

CatFace Talent Management / Free Festival When Joel (Impractical Jokers, Russell Howard's Good News, Sweat the Small Stuff, MTV News) was 15, he was in a terrible emo band that played one gig. Can he find the members and reunite them for the sake of a stand-up comedy show narrative? The answer is - possibly. ‘Hilarious…

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

More Comedy

Jack Barry & Annie McGrath ('undeniable comic chemistry'- FEST) host a mixed bill of some of the best acts on the circuit, including James Acaster (two-time Foster's Comedy Award Nominee); Liz Fraser (ITV); Lou Sanders (BBC3) & more…

Ciao Roma, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 557 3777

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:50 – 18:50

Sun 3 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 557 3777

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:50 – 18:50

Tue 5 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 557 3777

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:50 – 18:50
…and 16 more dates until 23 Aug

The Tight Six Comedy Showcase

The Tight Six / PBH's Free Fringe Harry Scott-Moncrieff, Faye Treacy, Steve Mclean and Oh Standfast mix comedy and cabaret to deliver much more than just another show. Family friendly-ish. 'Funny, sharp and filled with variety in the best possible way' (Reel Rebels Radio). Age category: 12+

Ciao Roma, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Downstairs

Free / 0131 557 3777

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Downstairs

Free / 0131 557 3777

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Downstairs

Free / 0131 557 3777

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 16 more dates until 23 Aug

The Walking Dead

Dan Willis / PBH's Free Fringe The beginner's guide to surviving the Apocalypse, or at least the months between seasons four and five. Join Willis, Rick, the Governor and company for an hour of zombie based laughs. Dan Willis brings the sell-out smash hit of Adelaide Fringe and the Melbourne Comedy Festival back to the…

The Liquid Room, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Annexe

Free / 0131 225 2564

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Annexe

Free / 0131 225 2564

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Annexe

Free / 0131 225 2564

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Cariad and Louise's Character Hour

Cariad Lloyd and Louise Ford / Free Festival Character comedians Cariad Lloyd (Foster's Best Newcomer nominee, BBC3's The Cariad Show, E4's Cardinal Burns) and Louise Ford (Sky1's Chickens, BBC2's It’s Kevin) invite you to meet the bizarre and delightful comedy creations that live inside their heads. Featuring HSBC…

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

Pride House Closing Ceremony Party

A reflective evening to celebrate the Commonwealth Games and how LGBT people are represented in sport. There's music, comedy, Mr Gay World, plus Nancy Clench makes an appearance.

Pride House, Glasgow

Sun 3 Aug

Free

  • 18:30 – 00:00

Rosie Wilby: Nineties Woman

Rosie Wilby / PBH's Free Fringe Funny Women finalist and BBC Radio 4 regular Rosie studied at York University in the early 90s against a backdrop of John Major and Riot Grrrl. She discovered the women's newspaper Matrix and decided to join the collective. And, yet, as a geeky electronics undergrad with an unfortunate…

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Speakeasy

Free / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Speakeasy

Free / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Speakeasy

Free / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

Always Be Rolling

James Cook / Free Festival How board games can change your life and save the world. Award-winning comedian James Cook has read the back of the box and is ready to play. Won’t you join him? 'Truly original' (Danny Wallace). Age category: 14+

Laughing Horse @ Bar 50, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Alcove

Free / 0131 524 1989

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Alcove

Free / 0131 524 1989

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Alcove

Free / 0131 524 1989

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 23 Aug

An Introduction to Twerking

Sarah Cassidy My name is Sarah, I'm a American comedian. In this show I talk about twerking and dick selfies, two pop culture phenomena that have changed your world in ways you haven't realised. I was shortlisted for the BBC New Comedy Awards in 2013 and I was a finalist is the national competition Funny's Funny in…

The Southsider, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 667 2003

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 667 2003

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0131 667 2003

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 23 Aug back to top

Caimh McDonnell: Southbound and Down

An hour of standup from BAFTA nominee Caimh McDonnell, fresh from supporting Sarah Millican & Gary Delaney on tour. 'Outstanding' - The Telegraph, 'A Masterclass' - Chortle, ‘One of the finest hours of stand-up on the fringe’ - SG Review, 'Not fat by comedy's appalling standards' - Gary Delaney

Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Room 1

Free / 0131 247 4704

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Room 1

Free / 0131 247 4704

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Room 1

Free / 0131 247 4704

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 23 Aug

Comfortable Chair Show

We are here for two things, Laughter & a relaxing chair to sit on, Life is tense & so is your arse, Have a break and join us for one of the most comfortable laughs at this years fringe! Usual format with Unusual comics (Can’t actually promise a seat)

Hotel Ibis, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 292 0000

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 13:15 – 14:15

Sun 3 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 292 0000

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 13:15 – 14:15

Mon 4 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 292 0000

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 13:15 – 14:15
…and 8 more dates until 12 Aug

Dan Nicholas' Conversation Garden

DNCG / PBH's Free Fringe Dan Nicholas (shortlisted for the BBC New Comedy Award) hosts a chat show like no other, where he interviews you the audience. Joined by his co-hosts Lewys Holt and Jack Britton, the trio bring to you a show of interviews, challenges and hilarity with you at the centre of attention (some of the…

George Next Door, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Space A

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Space A

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Space A

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 24 Aug

Ellie White: Humans

The Invisible Dot Ltd In her debut show, the urgently striving to be unstoppable Ellie White presents an hour of idiosyncratic character comedy. Catch her now before she’s not in Edinburgh anymore. ‘A phenomenal character comedian’ (Skinny). ‘Excellent characters’ (Spoonfed.co.uk). ‘A pleasure to watch … satisfyingly…

Viva Mexico, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Basement Function Room

Free / 0131 226 5145

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Basement Function Room

Free / 0131 226 5145

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Basement Function Room

Free / 0131 226 5145

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 23 Aug

The Exeter Revue: Sketchy At Best

The Exeter Revue / PBH's Free Fringe Modest geniuses The Exeter Revue return from their hugely unsuccessful safari holiday in Basildon to bring you an hour of surreal sketches and songs heavily influenced by their own work. ‘The UK’s finest student sketch troupe’ (Darren’s mum) make their Fringe debut with a show full…

Ciao Roma, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Downstairs

Free / 0131 557 3777

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Downstairs

Free / 0131 557 3777

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Downstairs

Free / 0131 557 3777

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 16 more dates until 23 Aug back to top