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Forth on the Fringe

Radio Forth Ltd Now in its seventh year, Forth on the Fringe is the largest showcase event of Fringe entertainment available at this year's festival. This year’s shows feature a selection of some of the biggest names in music, comedy and entertainment hosted by 97.3 Forth One’s breakfast show hosts, Boogie and…

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sat 2 Aug

Auditorium

£17.50 / 0844 871 3014

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

One Man Breaking Bad

Miles Allen Sixty Episodes in 60 Minutes. One Man Breaking Bad. See your iconic favourites come to life: Walt, Jesse, Saul, Skyler, Hank, Walt Junior, Mike and Gus Fring! LA actor Miles Allen has had over a million hits on YouTube, displaying both his acting and his incredible mimicking abilities. See him in Edinburgh…

The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 11 Aug

David O'Doherty Has Checked Everything

Armed with a teeny keyboard and an incredible wit, David presents his latest solo show of comedy and songs, the ledge.

The Core At Corby Cube

Fri 31 Oct

£15.50 / 01536 470470

  • 19:30

George Square Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

The Theatre

£15 (£14) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Theatre

£15 (£14) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

The Theatre

£14 (£13) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Komedia, Bath

Sun 12 Oct

£15; £25.50 inc meal / 0845 293 8480

  • 20:00

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Nina Conti - Work in Progress

PBJ Management Award-winning comedian, groundbreaking ventriloquist and Bafta nominated filmmaker Nina Conti is trying out material for her new show. See the first incarnations! Nina has appeared on BBC’s Live at the Apollo, QI, Russell Howard’s Good News and HBO’s Family Tree, enjoyed a sell-out UK tour and received a…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Upstairs

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Upstairs

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Upstairs

£10 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 17 Aug

The Addams Family

A musical comedy based upon characters created by Charles Addams, which depict a ghoulish American family with an affinity for all things macabre. With music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and a book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice.

The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare

Sat 2 Aug

£14.50 (Children £11 under 18s) / 01934 645544

  • 19:30
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The Axis Of Awesome: Viva La Vida Loca Las Vegas

New songs and good times from the YouTube stars.

Arlington Arts Centre, Mary Hare, Newbury

Sat 20 Sep

£14.30 / 01635 244246

Colston Hall, Bristol

Thu 18 Sep

The Lantern

£15 / 0117 922 3686

  • 20:00

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Debating Hall

£12 (£10) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Debating Hall

£12 (£10) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Debating Hall

£14 (£12) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

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What Does The Title Matter Anyway?

Brett Vincent for Get Comedy Hosted by Clive Anderson, this improv show will be nothing like you have seen before… It's at this year's Fringe for a 14 night run of ad-libbed comedy, games and music. What Does The Title Matter Anyway? will feature improv favourites such as Greg Proops, Josie Lawrence, Mike McShane…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Wed 6 Aug

McEwan Hall

£16 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

McEwan Hall

£16 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

McEwan Hall

£17.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 19 Aug

Gamarjobat: Boxer

Gamarjobat / Komedia Entertainment / Gilded Balloon To celebrate a decade since their Fringe debut Gamarjabot are back with Boxer, their stunning breakthrough show inspired by the blockbuster movie Rocky. They have wowed audiences all over the world with their unique and hilarious silent double act. Their shows are…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Debating Hall

£12 (£11) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Debating Hall

£12 (£11) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Debating Hall

£13 (£11) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

Billy Smart's Circus

This all human performance includes a trapeze act, acrobats, jugglers, aerialists and a fire tricks, all soundtracked by a live band.

Radnor Park, Folkestone

Sat 2 Aug

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Aye Right? How No'?: Comedy Countdown to the Referendum

Vladimir McTavish and Keir McAllister take on the independence debate in a show that blends stand-up, poetry, spoken word and politics. Special guests include Gary Little, Susan Morrison and Alan Bissett.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

The Stand, Edinburgh

Sun 7 Sep

£7 (£5) / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

The Stand, Glasgow

Wed 17 Sep

£7 (£5) / 0844 335 8879

  • 20:30
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Philharmonic of Wit

Filharmonia Dowcipu Philharmonic of Wit turns the classics you know and love upside down in this wacky, witty, sexy show created by the most talented instrumentalists and vocalists. The greatest operatic and symphonic hits sound as if they had been composed today, 'drowned in an unusual arrangement of ideas, sounds…

Venue 150 @ EICC, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Lennox Auditorium

£14 (£12) / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Lennox Auditorium

£14 (£12) / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Lennox Auditorium

£12 (£10) / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

Christian O'Connell: Breaking Dad

Bound & Gagged Comedy 10-times Sony Award winning DJ Christian O'Connell (Absolute Radio) returns after his 2013 sold out acclaimed debut. O'Connell is a dad on the edge and if you've ever been a dad/had a dad/known a dad, this is the show for you. A show featuring beloved pet death, pensioner sex advice and the…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

The Dairy Room

£12.50 (£10.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Dairy Room

£12.50 (£10.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

The Dairy Room

£13.50 (£11.50) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 16 Aug

Susan Murray's F*ckwit Club

First rule of F ckwit Club; nobody knows why they’re in F ckwit Club. I haven’t worked out the other rules yet. Everybody's been a fuckwit at some point in their life. Ever lost your glasses while wearing them? Driven the wrong way down a one way street? Dumped someone by text? If so we want you for F ckwit Club.

The Liquid Room, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Annexe

Free / 0131 225 2564

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Annexe

Free / 0131 225 2564

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Annexe

Free / 0131 225 2564

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug

Baby Wants Candy: The Completely Improvised Full Band Musical!

Baby Wants Candy, Assembly and Marshall Cordell. Baby Wants Candy: The Full Band Improvised Musical returns to the Fringe! Baby Wants Candy is one of the best known, longest running and most celebrated improv shows in the world. With runs in NYC, Chicago and internationally touring, Baby Wants Candy has performed over…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Central

£14 (£13) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Central

£14 (£13) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Central

£15 (£14) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Mik Artistik's Ego Trip

Mik Artistik's Ego Trip are about!.The show is unique,funny, rocky and poignant. Mik rants, recites and rambles around his strange and beautiful songs while Ben and Jonny manfully try and keep him grounded with their consummate grooves.

Hotel Ibis, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 292 0000

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 292 0000

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Mon 4 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 292 0000

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:00 – 18:00
…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug back to top

Voca People

The International Musical Comedy Hit! Voca People take you on a thrilling and original musical adventure unlike anything you’ve experienced before! With over 50 million YouTube hits to their name and word-wide audiences of over 1 million, Voca People use no musical instruments and produce all sounds live combining…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

The Grand

£16 (£14.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Grand

£16 (£14.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

The Grand

£14.50 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Best of Irish Comedy

Allow Stand resident Michael Redmond to introduce you to the funniest of his countrymen and women every month.

The Stand Comedy Club III & IV, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Stand III

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Stand III

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Stand III

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

Riptide: The Slasher Musical

Porgy Productions Join Chad, Tiffany and their buddies on the spring break trip to end them all - destination: Innocent Beach, USA. But watch your back, there’s danger in the water… Shelley has a grudge, and he’s thirsty for revenge. With sweeping romance, epic tunes and laughs aplenty, this is one road trip you'll…

Sweet Grassmarket, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

International 1

£5 / 0131 243 3596

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

International 1

£5 / 0131 243 3596

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

International 1

£7.50 (£7) / 0131 243 3596

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug

Eric Davidson - The Independent State of Eric

Eric Davidson With his trademark wordplay, Eric takes us on a personal and political journey. Will you take the aye road or will you take the no road? Age category: 16+

theSpace @ Symposium Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Amphitheatre

£10 / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Amphitheatre

£10 / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Amphitheatre

£10 / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 16 more dates until 23 Aug back to top

The Canterbury Tales Remixed

Soho Playhouse Inc Chaucer’s classic tales as you’ve never seen them before, with sparkling wordplay, live turntablism, and seriously medieval swagger. Comedic hip-hop storytelling fresh from New York's Soho Playhouse, with music by Mr Simmonds, written and performed by Fringe First Award Winner Baba Brinkman (The Rap…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Cow Barn

£12 (£11) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Cow Barn

£12 (£11) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Cow Barn

£13 (£12) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Dan Clark: Me, My Selfie and I

Feature Spot Productions Best known as Don Danbury from BBC3's cult hit sitcom How Not To Live Your Life and Johnny Two Hats from The Mighty Boosh, Dan Clark is back at the Fringe with a show about love, death and crushing loneliness. Sounds like a barrel of laughs right? With his signature style of upbeat…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

QueenDome

£12.50 (£11.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

QueenDome

£12.50 (£11.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

QueenDome

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

Bruce Devlin's Pick of the Fringe

Devlin's around to get you all excited about the Fringe without actually having to venture to Edinburgh. See the acts everyone's on about on your doorstep, you lazy sod.

The Stand, Glasgow

Sat 2 Aug

£12 (£10) / 0844 335 8879

  • 21:00

Izzy Rees: 30 Things to Do Before 30

Rees turns 30 and with it gets the fear about what this entails.

Free Fringe George, Edinburgh

Sun 10 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

  • 19:45 – 20:35

Mon 11 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

  • 19:45 – 20:35

Tue 12 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

  • 19:45 – 20:35
…and 11 more dates until 23 Aug back to top