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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

Dangerfield: Sex with Children

Chris Dangerfield / Heroes (PWYW) This isn't a play on words, it's about sex with children. You do not have to have been abused to attend. 'A natural physical comedian, a rubber-physiognomist with superb timing, and prepared to hot-wire his own psyche in pursuit of emotional range' (Will Self). 'The most controversial…

Heroes @ The Hive, Edinburgh

Mon 4 Aug

The Bunka

£5

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

The Bunka

£5

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 6 Aug

The Bunka

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 23 Aug

LOUD Poets

Slam-style poetry devoid of pretension. Ages 15+.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sat 2 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sun 3 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Church

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Fri 22 Aug

Church

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

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

Alan Davies: Little Victories

Mick Perrin Worldwide Much lauded as resident dunderhead on QI or the charming but reticent crime solver Jonathan Creek, Davies virtuosic story-telling and whip-smart funny bones combine to make this a show not to be missed. ‘One of the best Stand-up comics out there’ (Guardian). Age recommendation 15+. Age…

Venue 150 @ EICC, Edinburgh

Wed 6 Aug

Pentland Auditorium

£20 (£18) / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

Pentland Auditorium

£20 (£18) / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

Pentland Auditorium

£20 (£18) / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

Pentland Auditorium

£20 (£18) / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Free Fall

Luca Cupani / Free Festival Equipped with a strong Italian accent and not so fluent English, Luca goes on stage without a clue of what he's going to talk about: it's a Free Fall. Under 18s cannot attend this show due to licensing restrictions at the venue.

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Gothic Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Gothic Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

The Gothic Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 14 more dates until 23 Aug

Andrew Maxwell: Hubble Bubble

Brett Vincent for Get Comedy Award nominee and star of the Edinburgh Fringe, Andrew Maxwell returns for just 12 shows, with a fantastic new hour of mischievous charm and boundary-nudging wit. As seen on BBC’s Live at The Apollo, Mock The Week and Have I Got News For You, ITV’s Celebrity Juice, RTE’s The Panel and so…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 12 Aug

Brent Weinbach: Appealing to the Mainstream

Brent Weinbach Brent Weinbach is weird. In this show, Brent attempts to adjust his quirky personality so that he can fit in with the world around him, which would be valuable to his career as a comedian and entertainer. Through an absurd discourse, Brent explores the ways in which he can appeal to a broader…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Sportsmans

£5 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Sportsmans

£5 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Sportsmans

£5 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Guaranteed Nudity

The Paisley Tie Company Guaranteed Nudity is a topical comedy sketch show centered round the theme of justice. In today's society inequality is everywhere. Be it gender, religion or race related; injustice is prevalent. Through a series of scenes and songs The Paisley Tie Company are here to question what is just with…

theSpaces on the Mile, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Space 2

£6 / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Space 2

£6 / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Space 2

£6 / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 23 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 back to top

The 10 O'Clock Show

Top circuit comedians who're strutting their funny stuff each weekend. MC is the marvelous Viv Gee.

Vespbar, Glasgow

Fri 25 Jul

£10 / 0141 204 0060

Susie McCabe headlines with support from Tony Coffey and Jonny Seaton and Joseph Goss.

  • 22:00

Sat 26 Jul

£10 / 0141 204 0060

Susie McCabe headlines with support from Tony Coffey, Ed Whitley and Marc Jennings.

  • 22:00

Fri 1 Aug

£10 / 0141 204 0060

Dave Williams with support from Owen MacGuire, Michael David Cameron and Ryan Dooley.

  • 22:00
…and 3 more dates until 9 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

Andrew Doyle: Zero Tolerance

Talented Artists Ltd. 'One of the funniest, sharpest, cruellest comedians out there' (Independent), Andrew Doyle returns to Edinburgh following his last critically-acclaimed sell-out show. 'One of the best' (GQ). 'Fierce stand-up comedy… fantastic' (Metro). 'Louchely entertaining' (Telegraph). 'Excellent one-liners…

The Stand Comedy Club III & IV, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Stand IV

£7 (£6) / 0131 558 7272

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Stand IV

£8 (£7) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Stand IV

£8 (£7) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Andrew J. Lederer: "selfie"

"If you like Runyon & Chandler w/a dash of Pynchon & Veep, you'll love these odd haunting ramblings." Julian Dutton; "Might just be creating great art." Richard Herring; "Talented, yet criminally underknown comedian." Joe Garden/The Onion; "Gloriously downbeat improvising." Copstick/Scotsman; "Deserves your…

Dragonfly, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 228 4543

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 23:25 – 22:25

Sun 3 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 228 4543

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 23:25 – 22:25

Mon 4 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 228 4543

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 23:25 – 22:25
…and 19 more dates until 23 Aug

Bacchanalia

Bac·cha·na·li·a: a revelry of the very best cabaret, circus, magic, comedy and burlesque at the Fringe. Hosted by TittyBarHaHa. Featuring all star lineups from around the globe, no night out is ever the same! Book early, revellers – this is one party you don't want to miss! From the production team behind Phatcave…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Wine Bar

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Wine Bar

£12 / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Wine Bar

£12 / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Beth Vyse: Get Up With Hands!

Mike Leigh Associates Beth Vyse’s creation Olive Hands presents her number two in the morning, daytime show. She’s just a working class girl living the dream. That was until ITV9 went bust! Come and witness her trying to remain on your screens. Expect the surreal, sublime and completely ridiculous from critically…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Pleasance Below

£6.50 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Pleasance Below

£6.50 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance Below

£6.50 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Jimmy Carr: Funny Business

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.

Venue 150 @ EICC, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Lennox Auditorium

£18.50 / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Lennox Auditorium

£18.50 / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Lennox Auditorium

£18.50 / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Lennox Auditorium

£18.50 / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Kim Noble: You’re Not Alone

Soho Theatre Blending performance, comedy and film, Kim Noble tries to get close to other people on this planet. Keith for instance. You maybe. You’re Not Alone is a provocative, moving and comic production that chronicles one man’s attempts at connection, friendship and employment at B&Q. Kim Noble takes his…

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 19 Aug

Traverse 1

£13 (£7) / 0131 228 1404

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

Traverse 1

£19 (£14) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

Traverse 1

£19 (£14) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 24 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

Phlash!

Phat Phunk Sandwich Back by popular demand, handsome trio The Phat Phunk Sandwich present Phlash!, an all new, all original, all bran sketch show! Featuring improv, music and gobstoppers (if you're lucky). Witness a cavalcade of equally mundane and bizarre tales, from beyond and before the grave. Behold! Phlash!

theSpace @ Jury's Inn, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

The Space @ Jury's Inn

£6 (£5) / 0131 556 0476

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

The Space @ Jury's Inn

£6 (£5) / 0131 556 0476

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

The Space @ Jury's Inn

£6 (£5) / 0131 556 0476

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 16 more dates until 23 Aug back to top

The Assembly Rooms Very Best of the Fest

Various Itison presents seven superb showcases featuring the very best comedy from across the Fringe. The biggest names and the hottest new acts, together in one stunning show. With five major acts for the price of one and a different line-up every show, this sensational Friday and Saturday night spectacular is set to…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 23 Aug

The Babysitters

Thrust Stage Tommy and Dave, babysitters for a violent crime-boss, while away the hours playing Cluedo, eating Chinese food and wondering what's going to happen to the man tied up in the cupboard. Their job is simple: lie low, keep watch and await instructions. But when their orders finally come through, boredom turns…

C cubed, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

main space

£7.50 (£5.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

main space

£7.50 (£5.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

main space

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 14 more dates until 16 Aug

11 Films to Happiness

Aidan Goatley / PBH's Free Fringe Do films give you joy? What films would be your celluloid nirvana? Join Aidan in his quest to see if his much-loved DVD collection can lead him to happiness. 'A riotously funny comedian' (BroadwayBaby.co.uk). Age category: 16+

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 19 more dates until 23 Aug

50 Shades of Smay

Sarah-May Philo When one turns 30 it is generally agreed upon that shopping, binge eating and crying into one’s cat is just the ticket for transitioning out of those pesky 20-somethings. Sarah-May embraced all of this, then wrote a show. Join her as she explains the true meaning of being single … in Glasgow, no…

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 6 more dates until 8 Aug

8pm At The DST (Department Of Straight Talking)

  • Written by: Teju Chosen

Teju Chosen's one-woman comedy offering a social commentary on 21st century living.

Moors Bar, London N8

Wed 6 Aug

£8 (£5) / 020 8348 4161

  • 21:30
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