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Adam of the Riches

  • 4 stars

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

Sat 23 Aug

QueenDome

£14 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

QueenDome

£14 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

50 Shades! The Musical. The Original Parody

  • 4 stars

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

Sat 23 Aug

Main Hall

£15 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Main Hall

£15 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Main Hall

£13 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Amy G: Entershamement

  • 4 stars

G-Force Productions Entershamement is slapstick diva heaven, with ridiculous song-and-dance numbers, rollerskates, a live chicken and genuine human frailty. She gleefully defies shame and categorization. ‘A comic powerhouse with a spectacular voice’ (Australian). ‘Like watching Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis in one…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Topside

£12 (£11) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Topside

£12 (£11) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Topside

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Alfie Brown: Divorced From Reality (And My Wife)

  • 4 stars

Incisive and intelligent wit from the acclaimed stand-up.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Beside

£10 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Beside

£10 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Abandoman: Hot Desk

  • 4 stars

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

Sat 23 Aug

Udderbelly

£15 (£14.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Udderbelly

£15 (£14.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Udderbelly

£14 (£13.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Alun Cochrane: (Me Neither)

  • 4 stars

Alun Cochrane The ray of sunshine himself performs cheerfully miserable stand-up. His dulcet tones are heard frequently on radio (Just A Minute, Alun Cochrane’s Fun House, Frank Skinner’s Absolute show) and his dour face sometimes appears on TV. ‘Alun Cochrane is the best, as well as the most natural stand-up I've seen…

The Stand, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Main Space

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Main Space

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Al Lubel in… I'm Still Al Lubel

  • 4 stars

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

Sat 23 Aug

Bunker Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Bunker Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

All at Sea

  • 2 stars

Intuitive Creatures / Free Festival Absurd theatre troupe Intuitive Creatures, 'deity of comedic genius' ★★★★★ (PerformanceReviewed.com), take you on a journey to worlds both weird and profound. Fast paced, grotesque and heartfelt; it's 'hard to explain and impossible not to like' ★★★★★ (FringeReview.co.uk).

Laughing Horse @ the Cellar Monkey, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Cellar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

And They Played Shang-a-Lang

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

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Alternative Comedy Memorial Society

ACMS The #ACMS marches on Edinburgh in pursuit of noble failure: life-risking comedy from changing bills of left-field dolts. #ACMS is less a comedy show, more a way of life, albeit a way of life that is a ticketed event with comedy in it. Actually, thinking about it, it is more of a comedy show. ‘Celebrating…

Stand in the Square, Edinburgh

Sun 24 Aug

£10

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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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 23 Aug

Central

£12.50 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Americana

Hungry Bitches Productions A high school musical and all-American nightmare. The love story of David, a rebellious stoner punk, and Brody, an All-American football player. With the help of their friends, our romantic heroes run for Prom Kings, but the small-minded homophobes and bible-bashing bigots of South Carolina…

C South, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

main theatre

£11.50 (£9.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

main theatre

£11.50 (£9.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

main theatre

£11.50 (£9.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

St Peter's Church, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

main theatre

£11.50 (£9.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

main theatre

£11.50 (£9.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

main theatre

£11.50 (£9.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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 23 Aug

Free / 0131 556 2101

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

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

Sat 23 Aug

The Cellar

£11 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Cellar

£11 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

The Cellar

£8 (£6) / 0131 556 6550

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

Sat 23 Aug

Kasbar

Free / 0131 477 7007

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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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 23 Aug

Downstairs

Free / 0131 557 3777

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

The 1am Apesh*t Show

Jamali Maddix, Sam Golin & Gabriel Ebulue A hectic, anything-goes compilation show bringing you the cream of the comedy crop. It's at 1am. It's on a bus. It can't be missed. With regulars Jamali Maddix, Sam Golin and Gabriel Ebulue.

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Top Deck on The Comedy Bus

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Top Deck on The Comedy Bus

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Top Deck on The Comedy Bus

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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 24 Aug

Main Room

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

A Catalogue of Characters

Patrick Wilmott and Tom Kitching / Free Festival Two fringe débutantes merge their passion for character comedy and absurd theatre to tell an exuberant story about a pair of anxious boys and their mythical journey to manhood. Expect moments of flamboyant impersonations, dramatic twists and groovy music that make this…

Laughing Horse @ Jekyll & Hyde, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

The Crypt

Free / 07771 587965

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Crypt

Free / 07771 587965

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Aatif Nawaz: Muslims Do it Five Times a Day

Social and cultural observations from the British-Pakistani stand-up.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Sat 6 Sep

£10 / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:30 – 22:30

Sat 27 Sep

£10 / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:00 – 22:00

Sat 4 Oct

£10 / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:00 – 22:30
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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

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

Sat 23 Aug

Beehive 2

£15 / 0131 225 7171

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Beehive 2

£15 / 0131 225 7171

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Alpha Fail

Cormac Friel / Free Festival At 6'3", Friel is probably the world’s tallest man with small man syndrome. Why? Is it because the average arthritic pensioner could outbench him? Is it the result of sibling rivalry? Is it his determination to be seen as the masculine one in his gay relationships? Come enjoy the tales that…

Laughing Horse @ Jekyll & Hyde, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

The Aerie

Free / 0131 225 2022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Aerie

Free / 0131 225 2022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Alternative Comedy Trio: Tony Law, Josie Long, Simon Munnery

Three of the stars of Comedy Central's acclaimed series, the Alternative Comedy Experience, join forces to each perform extended sets for a one-off night of the finest left-field comedy in the land: Tony Law, Josie Long and Simon Munnery.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Thu 25 Sep

£15 (£14) / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:00 – 22:45

American Roadshow

K&M Comedy Two of LA's gutsiest comedians - Tamer Kattan and Toby Muresianu - bring intelligent, hard-hitting laughs from the world's favorite country to the Fringe after performing in 32 nations between them. Strong language. Adult humour.

Just The Tonic at the Caves, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Just Up the Road

£5 (£4) / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Just Up the Road

£5 (£4) / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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