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Shit-faced Shakespeare

  • 3 stars

Magnificent Bastard Productions An entirely serious Shakespeare play… with an entirely shit-faced actor. Back for another year, the legendary Magnificent Bastard Productions stagger up to Edinburgh with the most raucous Shakespearean performance you'll ever see! With an all new show for 2014, a cast of classically…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Cow Barn

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Cow Barn

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Cow Barn

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 25 Aug

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

Adam of the Riches

Tigco 2011 Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Adam Riches returns with a brand new hour of phenomenal bullshit. ★★★★★ (Independent). ★★★★★ (Telegraph). ★★★★★ (Scotsman). ★★★★★ (Time Out). ★★★★★ (Chortle.co.uk). ★★★★★ (Fest). Age category: 16+

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

QueenDome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

QueenDome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

QueenDome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 24 Aug

Demi Lardner: Birds with Human Lips

Demi Lardner Demi is going to say some things to you. 'One of Australia's best emerging comedians' ★★★★ (SBS). 'Different, funny and memorable' (Chortle.co.uk). Winner of So You Think You're Funny? Edinburgh Fringe 2013. Winner of RAW Comedy 2013. Winner of Best Emerging Comedy at the Adelaide Fringe 2013. Age…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Wee Room

£5 (£4) / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Wee Room

£5 (£4) / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Wee Room

£5 (£4) / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Peter Powers

Hypnotist act from Powers, who has been called 'the Ali G of stage hypnosis'. Please note the Fri show is a 'Fun Night Friday', Sat 7.30pm show is 'Saucy Saturday' (safe for teens) and the Sat 'Midnight Madness' is over 18s only.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 9 Aug

£12.50–£16 (Family £7.50 per person Fri only) / 0141 332 1846

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning)

Sat 16 Aug

£12.50–£16 (Family £7.50 per person Fri only) / 0141 332 1846

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning)

Sat 23 Aug

£12.50–£16 (Family £7.50 per person Fri only) / 0141 332 1846

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning)

Sat 30 Aug

£12.50–£16 (Family £7.50 per person Fri only) / 0141 332 1846

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning)
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And They Played Shang-a-Lang

Number one hits from the era accompany this tale of growing up in 1970s Edinburgh.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Wed 13 Aug

The Ballroom

£12 (£10) / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 15 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug

Viv Groskop's I Laughed, I Cried

Viv Groskop / La Favorita Freestival When should you give up on a dream? Go behind the curtain with BBC Radio 4's Viv Groskop as she revives her childhood ambition and takes on stand-up with an attempt to do 100 gigs in 100 nights. The show of the best-selling memoir described as ‘the definitive book on stand-up next…

Cowgatehead, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Space 4

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Space 4

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Space 4

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 14 Aug

50 Shades! The Musical. The Original Parody

Edinburgh Book Club The international smash parody is a sexy, hilarious send up of the greatest novel ever, Fifty Shades of Grey. 'Exuberant and entertaining. Delivers the goods' (New York Times, Critics' Pick). 'Funny and raunchy' (New York Post). 'Hilarious' (Cosmopolitan Magazine). 'Filthy and funny. In other words…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£13 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Alex Williamson: Dumb Things I've Done

After sold out shows across Australia, New Zealand and the UK in 2013/14, Alex is back with a hot new show. As always, it’s irreverent, caustic and filthy, it features music, stand-up and Alex’s own personal take on a “slide show”… How many stupid things can one “Loose Aussie” actually get done in less than 25…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Nightclub

£5 (£4) / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Nightclub

£5 (£4) / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Nightclub

£10 (£9) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 10 Aug

Big Value Comedy Show – Late

Just The Tonic Established as one of the most exciting shows at the Fringe, Big Value brings you the best of the breakthrough talent. We've been showcasing fantastic new acts for the last 20 years and 2014 is no different. Featuring four different acts to the earlier Big Value shows, these guys really are the crème de…

Just the Tonic at the Community Project, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Old Foundry Room

£5 (£4)

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Old Foundry Room

£9.50 (£8.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Old Foundry Room

£9.50 (£8.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Jim Davidson

More controversial stand-up from the x-rated comic and inexplicable winner of 2014's CBB.

Assembly @ Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Rainy Hall

£12 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£14) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£14) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Rainy Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£14) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£14) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Tim Key: Single White Slut

The Invisible Dot Ltd Key (37 now) wades back to Edinburgh, climbs into his poetry clothes and leans against his mic stand for another hour. Now charming, he will recollect simple tales of love, gaze dead-eyed at the ladies, recite verse and do basic talking. A lot of fairly grubby water's sloshed under Key's bridge of…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 13 Aug

The Grand

£10 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

The Grand

£14 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 15 Aug

The Grand

£16 (£14) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 25 Aug

Aunty Donna

Although relative newcomers to the comedy scene, Australian sketch group Aunty Donna have made quite the splash in recent years with their distinct style of sketch comedy. Bold, confronting and surreal, Aunty Donna use a myriad of influences to create something wholly unique and a little bit filthy. With sell-out seasons…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Billiard Room

£5 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Billiard Room

£5 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Billiard Room

£10 / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Stephen K Amos: Work in Progress

The suave, upbeat comedian presents an evening of seeking out which bits for a new show work and which should be left on the cutting room floor.

The Stand Comedy Club III & IV, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Stand III

£10 / 0131 558 7272

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Stand III

£10 / 0131 558 7272

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Stand III

£10 / 0131 558 7272

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 23 Aug

Coppers Uncovered: The Walk of Shame

Coppers Uncovered Journey into Dublin’s final port at the end of the night as wildlife reporter David Edenborough examines the mating rituals of the Irish. The reporter trails a difficult path filled with rejection and setbacks as four lads search for a girl to love. From entry past the dreaded bouncer to the early…

Underbelly, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Belly Laugh

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Belly Laugh

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Belly Laugh

£9 (£8) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Fright Bus Service

The Ghost Bus Tours A theatrical sightseeing tour of Edinburgh's dark side onboard a haunted classic 1960s Routemaster bus. Join your creepy conductor and a psychic investigator on a comedic trip around the city's sites of murder, torture, execution and paranormal activity. A brand new show from the makers of the…

Necrobus, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

£9 (£7)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£9 (£7)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

£9 (£7)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 23 Aug

Jack and I

DHK Productions The hunt for Jack the Ripper is on! Detective Inspector Abberline is faced with the seemingly impossible task of satisfying his boss, the media, the public, his wife, and his own peace of mind. Oh, and there’s an equally impossible killer on the loose. In the midst of the depravity of Victorian London…

C nova, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

studio 2

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

studio 2

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

studio 2

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 25 Aug

Lili la Scala: Another Fucking Variety Show

Lee Martin for Gag Reflex Treat yourself to a late night date with Lili la Scala and her glittering cavalcade of Cabarati. Previous guests include Jason Manford and The Boy With Tape On His Face. ‘Fantastic…charm, talent and innuendo in abundance. A must see…’ ★★★★★ (ArtsAwardVoice.com). ‘La Scala was everything a…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

QueenDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

QueenDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

QueenDome

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 23 Aug

B.J. Novak: One More Thing

Kilimanjaro and Show and Tell Inspired by the public performances of Charles Dickens and Mark Twain, the less decorated but more alive writer and actor B.J. Novak (The Office US, Saving Mr. Banks) presents dramatic readings of the comedic stories in his highly acclaimed new collection One More Thing, interspersed with…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Tue 19 Aug

Three

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

Three

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

Three

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 24 Aug

Brendon Burns and Colt Cabana Sit in a Fifty-Seater around Midnight and Provide the Commentary to Bad Wrestling Matches

  • 3 stars

Rarely has there been a title that more accurately describes a show than this one.

Balgreen Library, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Stand in the Square

£8 / 0131 529 5585

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Stand in the Square

£8 / 0131 529 5585

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Stand in the Square

£8 / 0131 529 5585

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

Stand in the Square, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Stand in the Square

£8

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Stand in the Square

£8

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Stand in the Square

£8

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 23 Aug back to top

Maff Brown: Born Again Comedian

Bound & Gagged Comedy by arrangement with Tim Payne From the writer of Shooting Stars and Mock the Week comes a brand new show with some of the sharpest one-liners you're likely to hear! Like the ‘true or false’ section from Shooting Stars and ‘things we'd like to see’ section from Mock the Week? This is the show…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Balcony

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Balcony

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Balcony

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Mark Watson: Flaws

Mark's new show promises to be 'somewhat darker in tone than usual' as he talks about the fact that while he's won a number of comedy awards, he's also amassed a number of problems.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Pleasance One

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Pleasance One

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance One

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

McQueen: McQueen

Live Nation When comedian/producer McQueen Adams called up Timothy Oakley of Phantogram fame he wanted to create something nobody had ever seen before. So that's what they did! They formed McQueen and have created an audio/video world of live comedy, music and parody! ‘An original show that showcases immense talent and…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

10Dome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

10Dome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

10Dome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 24 Aug

Abandoman: Hot Desk

Underbelly Productions by arrangement with Dawn Sedgwick Management Ireland’s top comedy hip hop improv team, Abandoman, return to the Udderbelly, fully loaded with a four piece band, for their biggest show to date. Using their trademark blend of audience interaction and razor-sharp improvisation, Abandoman will take…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Udderbelly

£7.50 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Udderbelly

£7.50 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Udderbelly

£7.50 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Alan Davies: Little Victories

Sharp and inventive wit from the QI regular, award-winning actor and former Jonathan Creek and Whites star.

Venue 150 @ EICC, Edinburgh

Wed 6 Aug

£18 / 0844 847 1639

Thu 7 Aug

£18 / 0844 847 1639

Fri 8 Aug

£18 / 0844 847 1639

Sat 9 Aug

£18 / 0844 847 1639

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