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Afterhours Comedy

Hils Jago for Amused Moose Comedy presents Laughter packed, legendary and unmissable, Afterhours returns to Assembly Roxy with shimmering plumage to delight audiences with another splendid season, showcasing the Fringe's highest flying stand-ups, plus this year's tip-top fledglings plucked from obscurity to soar…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Central

£12.50 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

Central

£12.50 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Central

£12.50 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 23 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

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

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

A Bonanza of Festival Comedy and Cabaret

Laughing Horse Free Festival A Sunday more like Saturday! The comedy version of a Mexican stand-off featuring a smorgasbord of classic international Fringe Comedy, with a selection of the very best acts from around the Fringe all wrapped up in a gorgeous new venue. Plus DJs and other odd performance running late after…

Laughing Horse @ The Paradise Palms, Edinburgh

Sun 3 Aug

Main Room

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

Main Room

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 17 Aug

Main Room

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Main Room

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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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 1 Aug

£10 / 0141 204 0060

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

  • 22:00

Sat 2 Aug

£10 / 0141 204 0060

Dave Williams with support from Owen MacGuire, Kalonde Kasengele and Mad Mitch.

  • 22:00

Fri 8 Aug

£10 / 0141 204 0060

Tony Jameson headlines with support from Jonathan Pelham, Hamish Tennant and Graham Barrie.

  • 22:00

Sat 9 Aug

£10 / 0141 204 0060

Sam Avery headlines with support from Jonathan Pelham, JD and Seppi Preston.

  • 22:00

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

A Catalogue of Characters

Crash! Bang! Manhood! Join two anxious boys on their journey to become men, as their rite of passage quickly descends into the most absurd multi-rolling comedy!

Laughing Horse @ Jekyll & Hyde, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Crypt

Free / 07771 587965

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Crypt

Free / 07771 587965

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Crypt

Free / 07771 587965

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

A Quartet of Chekhov Farces

Magdalen College School Join us for a romp through Chekhov’s lighter side, as we present four of his popular farces in one fast-paced 50 minutes of refined absurdity, Russian style. Including The Bear, The Dangers of Tobacco, The Proposal and The Wedding Party. These short plays are at once grandly melodramatic and…

theSpaces on the Mile, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Space 1

£7 (£5) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Space 1

£7 (£5) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Space 1

£7 (£5) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 16 Aug

A to Z Improv Comedy

A to Z Improv Comedy / PBH's Free Fringe Jump on board the late night comedy roller coaster! Where will it go? Nobody knows! Based on audience suggestions, each show is unique and spontaneous. A to Z Improv promises to be a rip-roaring, raucous adventure into the unexpected. Join us for this high-energy, fast-paced…

The Kilderkin, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 556 2101

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

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 556 2101

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

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0131 556 2101

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

…and 16 more dates until 23 Aug

AAA Stand-Up Late

Bound & Gagged Comedy Total sell-out 2010-2013 returns with a brand new line-up. 'Comedy the way it should be: laugh-a-minute, leaving the audience wishing the show was a little bit longer' ★★★★ (Fest). Danny Deegan: 'He's a skilful raconteur, telling entertaining tales' (Chortle.co.uk). 'Charming, witty and most…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

The Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

The Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 25 Aug

Aaaaaaaaaaaaarrghhh! Free! It's the Increasingly Prestigious Malcolm Hardee Comedy Awards Show

John Fleming and The Laughing Horse Free Festival present Two hour charity variety show. Star names, Scottish National Russian Egg Roulette Championships, gross offensiveness, and nudity. Performers announced on www.malcolmhardee.co.uk/award. ‘One of the top comedy events of the year’ (Metro). ‘Eclectic and bizarre…

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Aaah'm Voting NO

Bruce Fummey / Free Festival Nothing new here. Bruce Fummey is also doing a show called Aaah’m Votin YES. Just in case I decide to vote No, here’s a show of pre-independence debate material. You still get the same great Afro Scottish comedy you’ve always had within the UK … and it doesn’t cost to get in. There will be…

Laughing Horse @ Espionage, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Kasbar

Free / 0131 477 7007

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Kasbar

Free / 0131 477 7007

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Kasbar

Free / 0131 477 7007

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 23 Aug back to top

Above Romance

  • Written by: Kojo

A play written by Hackney's own comedian, Kojo, about a woman who has given up on love and believes Valentines Day is just a media hype until she finds herself being the last single person in her circle.

Hackney Empire, London E8

Sat 2 Aug

£20.50–£25.50; £18.50–£23.50 disabled ( £18.50–£23.50; £18.50–£23.50) / 020 8985 2424

  • 21:00

The Actor's Nightmare: The PAC Players

  • Written by: Christopher Durang

Christopher Durang's comedy in which an ordinary accountant unexpectedly finds himself on stage with no idea why.

The Phoenix Artist Club, London WC2H

Mon 11 Aug

£7 (£5) / 020 7836 1077

  • 22:00

Mon 18 Aug

£7 (£5) / 020 7836 1077

  • 22:00

Adrienne Truscott's Asking for It: A One-Lady Rape About Comedy Starring Her Pussy And Little Else!

A solo performance exploring the rules and rhetoric about rape, resulting in a controversial comedy.

Heroes @ Bob & Miss Behave's Bookshop, Edinburgh

Wed 6 Aug

Bookshop

£8

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

Bookshop

£8

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

Bookshop

£8

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 16 Aug

Aisling Bea: Work In Progress

Stories and energetic humour as the So You Think You're Funny Winner 2012, actress and writer tries out new material.

The Phoenix, London W1G

Thu 7 Aug

£10; £8 adv / 020 7493 8003

  • 22:00

Al Lubel in… I'm Still Al Lubel

Red 24 Management Bob Dylan said of his last album, Tempest, that he didn't make it for the public, he made it for himself. Well, similarly, Al didn't make I'm Still Al Lubel for the public, he made it for himself. He hopes he likes it. ‘Al has one of the best jokes I ever heard’ (Jerry Seinfeld). ‘Al is a terrifically…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Bunker Two

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Bunker Two

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Bunker Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Al Lubel In… I'm Still Al Lubel

Bob Dylan said of his last album, Tempest, that he didn't make it for the public, he made it for himself. Well, similarly, Al didn't make I'm Still Al Lubel for the public, he made it for himself. He hopes he likes it.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Fri 19 Sep

£12.50 / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:30

Sat 20 Sep

£12.50 / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:30

Al Murray

Observational humour and cheeky banter as the character comic tries out new material.

The Phoenix, London W1G

Tue 5 Aug

£10; £8 adv / 020 7493 8003

  • 22:00

Alan Anderson: Whisky For Dafties

Alan Anderson for Ha Ha Comedy and Hireacomedian.co.uk Globetrotting, five-star sell-out comedy whisky show. Six whiskies to be tasted, many laughs to be had. Sample malty, peaty beverages whilst Alan explains the history, methodology and lore of this great drink. 'Side-splittingly hilarious… irreverent, just what…

Beehive Inn, Edinburgh

Mon 4 Aug

Beehive 2

£15 / 0131 225 7171

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Beehive 2

£15 / 0131 225 7171

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 6 Aug

Beehive 2

£15 / 0131 225 7171

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 24 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

Alex Lacey is Marrying Jim

What About The Woo Productions Meet Alex, an incurable romantic with a pair of night vision goggles. After several failed affaires de coeur, she’s made it through The Cumberbatch Years and has written an entire one-woman show as an excuse to stalk her latest paramour, Jim, a singer she once almost met. Join her on her…

Sweet Grassmarket, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

International 4

£5 / 0131 243 3596

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

International 4

£5 / 0131 243 3596

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

International 4

£8 (£6.50) / 0131 243 3596

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 9 Aug back to top