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Suzi Ruffell: Social Chameleon

Off The Kerb Productions Fresh from supporting some of the UK’s top comedians on their sold out tours including Alan Carr, Josh Widdicombe and Kevin Bridges, Suzi returns to Edinburgh this summer with her brand-new show. In it the 'stand-up gem' (Guardian) questions why she spent 27 years trying to make anyone and…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Four

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Four

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Four

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Best of Edinburgh Showcase Show

EdCom Productions The best and brightest of this year's Fringe comics and with a new line up every day, the Showcase Show is the longest running and best loved lunchtime comedy show, popular amongst comics and comedy fans alike. Whipping up a selection of top comedy acts into a delicious lunchtime feast and held in the…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Cabaret Bar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£11 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Highlight, Birmingham

Fri 1 Aug

£14; £17 / 0844 844 0044

Observational humour, cheeky gags and songs from Bryan Lacey. Also featuring Simon Clayton, Dave Twentyman and Curtis Walker.

  • 20:30

Sat 2 Aug

£14; £17 / 0844 844 0044

Observational humour, cheeky gags and songs from Bryan Lacey. Also featuring Simon Clayton, Dave Twentyman and Curtis Walker.

  • 20:30

Fri 8 Aug

£14; £17 / 0844 844 0044

Insightful storytelling and observational humour from Northamptonshire-born stand-up Andrew Bird. Also featuring Stefano Paolini, Alistair Barrie and Phil Dinsdale.

  • 20:30
…and 43 more dates until 20 Dec

One Man Breaking Bad

Miles Allen Sixty Episodes in 60 Minutes. One Man Breaking Bad. See your iconic favourites come to life: Walt, Jesse, Saul, Skyler, Hank, Walt Junior, Mike and Gus Fring! LA actor Miles Allen has had over a million hits on YouTube, displaying both his acting and his incredible mimicking abilities. See him in Edinburgh…

The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 11 Aug

Mark Watson: Flaws

Mark's new show promises to be 'somewhat darker in tone than usual' as he talks about the fact that while he's won a number of comedy awards, he's also amassed a number of problems.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Wed 29 Oct

£17 / 01970 623 232

  • 20:00

Alban Arena, St Albans

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£16 / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Wed 12 Nov

£16 / 01642 525199

  • 20:00

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99 Club Stand-up Selection

99 Club / Free Festival Proud to support the Free Festival, The 99 Club brings a selection of some of the best comics at the Fringe. Four different comics perform every day and quality is guaranteed. The 99 Club has won Best London Club four years running at the Chortle Awards, featured on BBC1, BBC2, ITV1, Channel…

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Best of Irish Comedy

Allow Stand resident Michael Redmond to introduce you to the funniest of his countrymen and women every month.

The Stand Comedy Club III & IV, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Stand III

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Stand III

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Stand III

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Best of So You Think You're Funny?

Gilded Balloon See the very best of the previous contestants, runners up and winners from the UK's biggest and best comedy competition. A great night of Fringe favourites spanning 27 years of So You Think You're Funny? Age category: 16+

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Dining Room

£10 (£9) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Dining Room

£10 (£9) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Dining Room

£10 (£9) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 13 Aug

Celia Pacquola: Let Me Know How It All Works Out

PBJ Management / Gilded Balloon Seriously… The suspense is killing me. Celia has always been obsessed with the future, but planned for none of it. Multi award-winning comic Celia Pacquola (Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Russell Howard's Good News, Laid) is excited to return to the Edinburgh Festival with her most revealing…

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 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 28 Oct

£11–£13.75 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 29 Oct

£11–£13.75 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 30 Oct

£11–£13.75 / 020 7478 0100

…and 2 more dates until 1 Nov

The Comedy Club Farnborough

Three top comedians, as seen on TV.

Farnborough Comedy Club

Thu 31 Jul

£15

  • 19:00 – 23:00
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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.

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Grand Theatre

£6 (£4) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Grand Theatre

£6 (£4) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fascinating Aida: Charm Offensive

The satirical cabaret trio – Dillie Keane, Adèle Anderson and Liza Pulman – take their new show on tour.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Thu 2 Oct

£19.50 / 01256 844244

  • 19:45

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 15 Nov

£19.50 (£18.50) / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Wed 15 Oct

The Beacon Theatre

£19.50 / 01475 723723

Also on at:

…and at 17 other places

Imran Yusuf: Roar of the Underdog

Live Nation Best Newcomer nominee 2010 and star of Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow, Imran Yusuf returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with a brand new hour of stand-up self-discovery. When you're internationally outcast in an increasingly divisive world and burdened with the spirit to wear your heart on your sleeve, both…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

The Wee Coo

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

The Wee Coo

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Wee Coo

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Jeremy Hardy

Sharp political, topical and social humour from the stand-up.

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Sat 29 Nov

£15 (£14) / 01642 525199

  • 20:00

Century Theatre, Coalville

Sat 8 Nov

£14 ( £5) / 01530 278444

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Civic Hall, Stratford-upon-Avon

Sat 22 Nov

£5

  • 20:00

Also on at:

Jim Jefferies: Day Streaming

Leave your delicate sensibility at the door – Mr Jeffries is one of the most offensive comedians out there just now and is not afraid to revel in this fact.

O2 Academy Brixton, London SW9

Thu 31 Jul

£28.12 / 0844 477 2000

Fri 1 Aug

£28.12 / 0844 477 2000

O2 Apollo Manchester

Sat 2 Aug

£22 / 0844 477 7677

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Julian McCullough: Dream Girls

Bound and Gagged Comedy Julian is a nationally touring American comedian who was most recently seen as Whitney Cummings' co-star on E!'s Love You Mean It. In 2011 he won the New York's Funniest competition and filmed his half hour Comedy Central Presents stand-up special. Julian has performed on Late Night with Jimmy…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Beneath

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Beneath

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Beneath

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Neil Innes

Often referred to as 'the seventh Python', Innes has worked with comedy greats over the years, and is renowned for his wordsmithery, musical comedy and wry humour.

The Cellars At Eastney, Southsea

Sat 29 Nov

£14.62 / 023 9282 6249

Ruby Wax: Sane New World

Ruby's new show is all about sanity and how we can cling onto it.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 7 Aug

Cheltenham Town Hall

Wed 15 Oct

£19 / 0844 576 2210

  • 19:30

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Sun 21 Sep

£19 / 08441 717620

Also on at:

…and at 7 other places

Settle Down

Angie presents dirty stanzas and awkward observations about approaching 40 via Agnosticism, angry computers and puppies. Her live work is fruity and not for the faint hearted. “Like Pam Ayres with attitude and an adult audience” Bristol Evening Post.

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Mon 18 Aug

Electric Circus Lizard Lounge

Free / 0131 226 4224

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

Tue 19 Aug

Electric Circus Lizard Lounge

Free / 0131 226 4224

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

Wed 20 Aug

Electric Circus Lizard Lounge

Free / 0131 226 4224

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

…and 2 more dates until 22 Aug

So You Think You're Funny?

Gilded Balloon / Sponsored by Fosters. Welcome to the 26th year of the best stand-up comedy newcomers competition in the UK! After nationwide showcases, we are now down to the best from hundreds of entrants. See them battle it out to the grand final. Previous winners include Dylan Moran, Lee Mack, Peter Kay and David…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Wine Bar

£10 (£9) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Wine Bar

£10 (£9) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Wine Bar

£10 (£9) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 7 Aug back to top

Sully O'Sullivan: Nationhood

Sully O'Sullivan / Free Festival Place one immigrant in residency limbo for six years, make them take the Home Office's Britishness test, send them on two UK national tours, say they can stay, then break up the country. Welcome to one man's national identity crisis. New Zealand Herald called him a highlight of the NZ…

Laughing Horse @ The White Horse, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Back Room

Free / 0131 556 3403

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Back Room

Free / 0131 556 3403

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Back Room

Free / 0131 556 3403

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

The Tommy Cooper Show

A celebration of the popular comedian with clips from his best-loved shows and musical accompaniment.

Spotlites @ The Merchant's Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Main Theatre

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 5911

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Theatre

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 5911

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Theatre

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 5911

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

A Young Man Dressed as a Gorilla Dressed as an Old Man Sits Rocking in a Rocking Chair for 56 Minutes and Then Leaves… 6

AYMDAAGDAAOMSRIARCF56MATL / PBH's Free Fringe One performance only. Turn up early, sell out expected. Under 18s cannot attend this show due to licensing restrictions at the venue.

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Mon 18 Aug

Ballroom

Free / 0131 556 7060

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

Adam Hess: Mustard

Adam Hess / Heroes (PWYW) One of the country's most exciting new comedians does 40 minutes of stand-up that he really hopes you come to and have the best day of your life. 'Virtually batters the audience into laughter' (Chortle.co.uk). Winner of Chortle Student Comedian Award 2011. Winner of the Telegraph ’s Best Tweet…

Heroes @ The Hive, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Bunka

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Bunka

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Bunka

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Alasdair Tremblay-Birchall: Success Arms

Don't Be Lonely Tremendous Canadian-Australian stand-up Alasdair Tremblay-Birchall does a lot of jokes about bleakness, but in a fun way! Since 2009, Tremblay-Birchall has charmed audiences around the world with his unique brand of ‘delightfully quirky stand-up’ (Chortle.co.uk). This year, ATB graces the UK for the…

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

£9.50 (£8.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug back to top