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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

Set List: Stand-Up Without a Net

Various Artists What if someone else wrote a set list of outrageous and original topics for the world’s best stand-up comedians, and they had to perform from it with literally zero seconds to prepare? Top comics create unforgettable acts of spontaneous comedic genius. Now a series on Sky Atlantic and the Nerdist…

Balgreen Library, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Stand in the Square

£12.50 / 0131 529 5585

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Stand in the Square

£12.50 / 0131 529 5585

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Stand in the Square

£12.50 / 0131 529 5585

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Stand in the Square, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Stand in the Square

£12.50

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Stand in the Square

£12.50

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Stand in the Square

£12.50

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 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.

The Eminent Banter Comedy Showcase

The Eminent Banter brings you daily showcase of the best talent at the Fringe. With a fresh line-up of 6 different comedians every day, each performing a short snippet of their Fringe show, it’s the perfect way for you to decide which comedians to see this year. Best of all, it’s completely free.

Ciao Roma, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 557 3777

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 22:50 – 23:50

Sun 3 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 557 3777

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 22:50 – 23:50

Mon 4 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 557 3777

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 22:50 – 23:50
…and 12 more dates until 16 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

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

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

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

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)

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.

£20.35 / 0844 847 1639

Sat 16 Aug

Lennox Auditorium

£18.50 / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

£20.35 / 0844 847 1639

Fri 22 Aug

Lennox Auditorium

£18.50 / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

£20.35 / 0844 847 1639

Sat 23 Aug

Lennox Auditorium

£18.50 / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

£20.35 / 0844 847 1639

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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

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

The Widow, the Virgin and the Lamb

Annie Bashford, Simone Tani, Carmen Arquelladas / PBH's Free Fringe With the Widow's rebellious and unpredictable nature combined with her perverse sense of fun she will lead you on a surreal odyssey into the unknown. Through playful interactions with the audience she will create humorous and darkly subversive scenes…

Serenity Cafe, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 556 8765

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

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 556 8765

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

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0131 556 8765

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

…and 16 more dates until 23 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

Joel Dommett: Finding Emo

CatFace Talent Management / Free Festival When Joel (Impractical Jokers, Russell Howard's Good News, Sweat the Small Stuff, MTV News) was 15, he was in a terrible emo band that played one gig. Can he find the members and reunite them for the sake of a stand-up comedy show narrative? The answer is - possibly. ‘Hilarious…

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

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

Beardyman: One Album Per Hour

Mick Perrin Worldwide Travelling at the speed of thought in his brand new music production spaceship, the world class multi-award-winning musician and comedian, transcends mere mimicry to produce studio quality compositions faster than most could imagine them. The vocal shaman emits and manipulates any conceivable…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Grand

£14 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Grand

£14 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 17 Aug

Grand

£14 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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

Nancy Clench

At over seven foot tall, Nancy can lay claim to being Scotland's biggest drag queen. In this show, expect late night games, fun and loads of laughs.

Spotlites @ The Merchant's Hall, Edinburgh

Wed 20 Aug

Zone Theatre

£8.50 (£7) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

Zone Theatre

£8.50 (£7) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Zone Theatre

£8.50 (£7) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 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 back to top

Beyond The Cringe

The RADians presents a comedy taking an alternative look at the lives of great British playwrights including Samuel Beckett, Alan Bennett, John Osborne and Sarah Kane.

The Phoenix Artist Club, London WC2H

Wed 6 Aug

£7 (£6) / 020 7836 1077

  • 22:00

Thu 7 Aug

£7 (£6) / 020 7836 1077

  • 22:00

Sun 10 Aug

£7 (£6) / 020 7836 1077

  • 21:00
…and 4 more dates until 14 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

Henry Paker: Unpacked

Off The Kerb Productions A stand up show from a master craftsman. Henry is rifling through a dusty box of bits and bobs from his past, and is sent on an epic quest into his own mind. A decluttering of the soul. ‘There’s not a spare syllable or hesitation in the whole hour, he is as precise as music and the audience…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Bunker One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Bunker One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Bunker One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

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

Luisa Omielan: What Would Beyoncé Do?!

  • 4 stars

Luisa Omielan Back for one night only. It's the phenomenally successful debut show from stand-up comedian Luisa Omielan. After two previous sell-outs at the Edinburgh Fringe, a UK tour, runs in LA and NYC as well as five sell-out runs at the main house in Soho Theatre. It's the ultimate party with jokes in. 'So fresh…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Udderbelly

£15.50 (£14.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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