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Be Kind to Yourself

Tim Clare / PBH's Free Fringe Stressed out? Self critical? Prone to sobbing in your underwear? Hyper-anxious stand-up poet Tim Clare can help. He returns to the Fringe with a brand new hour of award-winning verse about fear, dolphins and the vomit-splattered road to self-acceptance. ‘Sublime … has the audience…

The Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Banqueting Hall

Free / 0131 558 8209

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

Sun 3 Aug

Banqueting Hall

Free / 0131 558 8209

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

Mon 4 Aug

Banqueting Hall

Free / 0131 558 8209

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

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

Best of the Fest

Assembly Join us for some afternoon delight in the Gardens. The very best of comedy, music and cabaret from across the festival, perhaps even the world! Suitable for all ages. Previous guests have included Fred MacAulay, Boy With Tape on His Face, Nina Conti, The Magnets, Idiots of Ants, Ali McGregor, Lady Rizo, Le…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 24 Aug

Bill Bailey: Unplugged

Work in progress from the comedian most likely to be part of an expedition to steal Smaug's gold.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Fri 8 Aug

£13 / 0844 873 3433

After touring the world with his show Qualmpeddler in 2013, he is now back to his roots performing his working progress show Unplugged. No whistles, bells or owls at this stage just Bill and his wicked sense of humour.

  • 22:15

Sat 9 Aug

£13 / 0844 873 3433

After touring the world with his show Qualmpeddler in 2013, he is now back to his roots performing his working progress show Unplugged. No whistles, bells or owls at this stage just Bill and his wicked sense of humour.

  • 22:15

Fri 15 Aug

£13 / 0844 873 3433

After touring the world with his show Qualmpeddler in 2013, he is now back to his roots performing his working progress show Unplugged. No whistles, bells or owls at this stage just Bill and his wicked sense of humour.

  • 22:15

Sat 16 Aug

£13 / 0844 873 3433

After touring the world with his show Qualmpeddler in 2013, he is now back to his roots performing his working progress show Unplugged. No whistles, bells or owls at this stage just Bill and his wicked sense of humour.

  • 22:15

Born in the 90s

Jamali Maddix, Sam Golin and Gabriel Ebulue / Freestival Three young, up-and-coming comedians talk about how being born in the 90s has impacted their lives. Expect tales of drugs, love and wasted youth, but most of all expect to laugh. Age category: 16+

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 23 more dates until 26 Aug

Calypso Nights

Theatre Beating Calypso Nights - an exploration of wonder. Venezuelan Calypso DJ Juan Vesuvius (aka Barnie Duncan) uses two turntables and a microphone, vinyl records, plus maracas (and a beautiful handmade shirt) to tell a musical tale. He makes amusing remarks and punchlines simultaneously. Covering the history of…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Downstairs

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Downstairs

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Downstairs

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

Cambridge Footlights International Tour Show 2014: Real Feelings

Catch the Footlights International Tour Show: Real Feelings. This is the chance to see Cambridge's most talented writers and performers as they bring sharp, hilarious sketches to the Fringe once again. Many past Footlights members have gone on to be at the forefront of our entertainment industry, including Hugh Laurie…

ADC Theatre, Cambridge

Tue 7 Oct

£7 (£6) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00

Wed 8 Oct

£7 (£6) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00

Thu 9 Oct

£7 (£6) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00
…and 2 more dates until 11 Oct

Comedy Monkey

Donald Mack / Free Festival An hour in the company of a unique and often-times challenging solo stand-up comedian. A tale of performing and living a life of comedy. Donald will talk about his adventures and challenges whilst seeking to get his audiences to participate and identify their own inner monkey. Is he simply…

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Studio

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Studio

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Studio

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Confessions of a Liverpudlian

Mo McKenna Confessions at 7, 10, 28 and 50 years old, from a Scouser who is now a long way from home. Big, bold, feisty, feminist, size 10 feet. Funny, moving stories and songs that touch the heart. Age category: PG

theSpace @ Jury's Inn, Edinburgh

Thu 14 Aug

The Space @ Jury's Inn

£6 (£4) / 0131 556 0476

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 15 Aug

The Space @ Jury's Inn

£6 (£4) / 0131 556 0476

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

The Space @ Jury's Inn

£6 (£4) / 0131 556 0476

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Drunk Lion

Chris Davis / Free Festival A lonely alcoholic lion spends his days drinking himself into oblivion in a cantina, until he meets Chris, a young foreigner learning how to speak Spanish. The unlikely pair forge an intoxicated bond over life, love and alcohol. ‘Hilarious and philosophical, surreal and vividly descriptive……

Laughing Horse @ The Newsroom, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Basement

Free / 0131 557 5830

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Basement

Free / 0131 557 5830

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Basement

Free / 0131 557 5830

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Foil, Arms and Hog

Surreal and energetic sketch comedy and stand-up from the Irish trio comprising of Sean Finegan, Conor Mc Kenna and Sean Flanagan.

Underbelly, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

White Belly

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

White Belly

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

White Belly

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Foul Play. The F*cking Nasty Show

Brett Vincent for Get Comedy, TheProducersUK and Pleasance Theatre Trust A hard-hitting line-up of the worlds top comics performing their filthiest, most acidic and downright dirty sets. Expect pure filth, near the knuckle jokes and shocking, edgy stand-up not for the fainthearted. Bad language guaranteed. The late…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

AceDome

£10 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

AceDome

£12 (£10) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

AceDome

£12 (£10) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 23 Aug

The Jam House, Edinburgh

Sun 24 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 226 4380

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 22:00 – 17:00

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

James Acaster: Recognise

Whimsical stand-up.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 27 Oct

Downstairs

£11–£19.25 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 28 Oct

Downstairs

£11–£19.25 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 29 Oct

Downstairs

£11–£19.25 / 020 7478 0100

…and 4 more dates until 2 Nov

Josh Widdicombe's XFM Show Live!

Off The Kerb Productions Josh Widdicombe and producer Neil bring their award-winning XFM Podcast (iTunes Best New Audio Podcast 2013) to a live audience for the first (and quite possibly last) time. Expect all the usual 90s references and appearances from show favourites including James 'Scrapemaster' Acaster, Nish…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

Three

£13 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

Three

£13 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 11 Aug

Three

£13 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Three

£13 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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London Life – The Secret Kinks of World War Two

The Three Belle's comedic musical cabaret based around a fetish magazine available during WWII called London Life.

SpaceCabaret @ 54, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

£7–£10 / 0131 510 2387

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 21:30 – 22:30

Tue 12 Aug

£7–£10 / 0131 510 2387

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 21:30 – 22:30

Wed 13 Aug

£7–£10 / 0131 510 2387

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 21:30 – 22:30
…and 3 more dates until 16 Aug

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

McNeil & Pamphilon Go 8-Bit!

Ditto Productions by arrangement with DAA Management Total sell-out show at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and every month in London since. Video games and comedy combined, plus live battles between comedians (and you!) on classic games! It’s like GamesMaster off the telly, but drunk. Previous guests include Josh…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

KingDome

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

KingDome

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 15 Aug

KingDome

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

KingDome

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Megagames With Tom Webb

Human Hungry Hippos, Audience Guess Who and all your favourite, childhood games brought to life in this Time Out Recommended, interactive Game Show. 'One of the most mega fun and mega silly things in town. Mega recommended' ★★★★ (The Skinny)

The Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Cinema

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 558 8209

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 21:45 – 22:45

Sun 3 Aug

Cinema

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 558 8209

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 21:45 – 22:45

Mon 4 Aug

Cinema

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 558 8209

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 21:45 – 22:45
…and 19 more dates until 23 Aug

Natasia Demetriou: You'll Never Have All of Me

The Invisible Dot Ltd Hey guys, its just some character comedy at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014. #charactercomedyattheedinburghfestivalfringe2014 #itsmyfirstshow #sosueme ‘Everyones new obsession… Genius’ ★★★★★ (Gay Times). ‘The show is oversold, the room is crammed full, and we are all in for one of the funniest…

Underbelly, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Delhi Belly

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Delhi Belly

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Delhi Belly

£10.50 (£9) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Richard Gadd: Breaking Gadd

Richard Gadd / Free Festival The troubled comedian Richard Gadd (Laughing Penguin New Act of the Year 2011 winner, Chortle Student Comedy Awards 2011 finalist) returns to the Fringe after the packed out, award-nominated, critically-acclaimed Cheese and Crack Whores from last year. ‘If you like your comedy on edge, you…

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Attic

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Attic

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Attic

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

Savvy Secrets of Successful Mistresses

Lisa Faith Phillips and Ellen Mandel Charismatic comedians Lisa Faith Phillips as Dr Faith and Ellen Mandel (Mistress Ethel) whip up an ‘outrageously funny, devilishly clever and wildly entertaining’ NewYorkCool.com self-help seminar with witty original songs such as 'How to Be a Bad Girl' and 'The Fellatio Tango'.

Paradise in Augustine's, Edinburgh

Mon 4 Aug

Studio

£5 (£3) / 0131 510 0022

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Studio

£7 (£4) / 0131 510 0022

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 6 Aug

Studio

£7 (£4) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 10 Aug

Scott Capurro Islamohomophobia: Reloaded

Scott Capurro Painkillers. Check. Koran bashing. Check. Barebacking. Check mate. In Islamohomophobia: Reloaded, award-winning comic Scott Capurro, now a married and poignant gasper, inches closer toward auto-erotic asphyxiation with his blah blah against bigotry, fag bashing and Bangalore. 'The most fearless and…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Studio One

£9 (£8) / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Studio One

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Studio One

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Stand-Up Comedy Live @ Le Monde

Blond Ambition and Le Monde The best stand-up comedy in the city from some of the hottest comics in the country - visit our website for full details: www.lemondehotel.co.uk/live.

Le Monde, Edinburgh

Sun 3 Aug

£10 / 0131 270 3900

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

£10 / 0131 270 3900

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

£10 / 0131 270 3900

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 21 Aug

Stephanie Laing: Nincompoop

Stephanie Laing / PBH's Free Fringe Lovable little weirdo Stephanie Laing realises that she is a very silly young woman. Her show will include odd noises, several drawings of ducks, a confession about some vomit, and a song about a newt. We’re not saving the world here, people. We’re just trying to get by without…

The Globe Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Globe

Free / 0131 557 4670

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

Sun 3 Aug

Globe

Free / 0131 557 4670

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

Mon 4 Aug

Globe

Free / 0131 557 4670

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

…and 17 more dates until 24 Aug back to top