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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

Alfie Brown: Divorced From Reality (And My Wife)

Incisive and intelligent wit from the acclaimed stand-up.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Beside

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Beside

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Beside

£10 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

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

Thu 31 Jul

The Aerie

Free / 0131 225 2022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Aerie

Free / 0131 225 2022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Aerie

Free / 0131 225 2022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

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

Alun Cochrane: (Me Neither)

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

Fri 1 Aug

Main Space

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Space

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Space

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

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

Thu 31 Jul

Just Up the Road

£1 / 0131 556 5375

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Just Up the Road

£1 / 0131 556 5375

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Just Up the Road

£5 (£4) / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Amy Hydes And Charlie Dinkin: The Light

Stand-up and sketches from Amy Hydes And Charlie Dinkin investigating the true price of fame.

The Camden Head, London NW1

Fri 8 Aug

£5 / 020 7485 4019

  • 21:30

Sat 9 Aug

£5 / 020 7485 4019

  • 21:30

Andrew Doyle: Zero Tolerance

Talented Artists Ltd. 'One of the funniest, sharpest, cruellest comedians out there' (Independent), Andrew Doyle returns to Edinburgh following his last critically-acclaimed sell-out show. 'One of the best' (GQ). 'Fierce stand-up comedy… fantastic' (Metro). 'Louchely entertaining' (Telegraph). 'Excellent one-liners…

The Stand Comedy Club III & IV, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Stand IV

£8 (£7) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Stand IV

£8 (£7) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Stand IV

£8 (£7) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

Andy Zaltzman: Satirist For Hire

Political satire from the writer and radio regular.

Harrogate Theatre

Thu 9 Oct

Harrogate Studio Theatre

£12 / 01423 502116

  • 21:30

BBC: Asian Network Presents… Comedy

BBC Asian Network The BBC Asian Network return to the Edinburgh Festival for a second year, hosting an evening of the best Asian talent from across the Edinburgh Festivals. This is a free event ticketed via random draw. To enter the draw, please visit bbc.co.uk/tickets. Follow @BBCEdFest for listings. This is a free…

BBC @ Potterrow, Edinburgh

Thu 14 Aug

BBC

Free / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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BBC: Radio 1 Comedy

BBC Radio 1 Radio 1 return to the Edinburgh Festival to present a night of the freshest comedy. This is a free event ticketed via random draw. To enter the draw, please visit bbc.co.uk/tickets. Follow @BBCEdFest for listings. This is a free event ticketed via random draw. To enter the draw, please visit…

BBC @ Potterrow, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

BBC

Free / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Best In Live Stand-Up Comedy

Ever changing comedy line-up

The Glee Club, Birmingham

Fri 12 Dec

£19 / 0871 472 0400

Established stand-ups John Fothergill, Sol Bernstein and Andy Robinson take to the stage in an evening of laughter.

  • 21:00

Sat 13 Dec

£19 / 0871 472 0400

Established stand-ups John Fothergill, Sol Bernstein and Andy Robinson take to the stage in an evening of laughter.

  • 21:00

The Comedy Store, London SW1Y

Fri 1 Aug

£14–£19; £23.50–£31; £19–£24 (£9–£14; £14–£19; £9–£14; £14–£19) / 0844 871 7699

Stand-up comedy from MC Ian Coppinger, Sean Collins, Andy Askins, Jimmy McGhie, Terry Alderton, also there is open sport.

  • 23:00

Sat 2 Aug

£14–£19; £23.50–£31; £19–£24 (£9–£14; £14–£19; £9–£14; £14–£19) / 0844 871 7699

Stand-up comedy from MC Ian Coppinger, Sean Collins, Andy Askins, Jimmy McGhie, Terry Alderton, also there is open sport.

  • 23:00

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

Wed 6 Aug

Billiard Room

£10 (£9) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 11 Aug

Billiard Room

£10 (£9) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Billiard Room

£10 (£9) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Billiard Room

£10 (£9) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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

Big Comic Wednesday

Featuring the Umbilical Brothers, Stephen K Amos and Zoe Lyons.

Palais de Glaces Spiegeltent, North Berwick

Wed 6 Aug

£27.50

Part of Fringe by the Sea.

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

Billy McGuire Ain't Always Honest

Billy McGuire / Free Festival Stand-up comedy featuring sexual suggestion from the outset, rolling gags and the occasional knob joke. I think I can more or less promise that it won't get too clever for anyone.

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 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Bring on the Apocalypse

Tom O'Mahony / Free Festival Bring on the Apocalypse is a bad-ass adventure of teeth-shattering proportions where ex-MMA fighter O'Mahony kicks the door of political correctness off its hinges. Get your gum shield in, this is gonna hurt! Acting alongside the legendary Rik Mayall last year. ‘He's psychotically…

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 8 Aug

Bronston Jones: What Comes Out

Bronston Jones / Free Festival ‘Let's see what comes out of my mouth’ is something Bronston Jones says before almost every show. Bronston takes a slightly free-form approach to stand-up. Although he carefully crafts a set list of stories and jokes for each show, once he meets the crowd, who knows what will come out.

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 back to top

Cheaper Than Therapy

Some of the Fringe's best comedians perform sets about their anxieties, hang-ups and phobias. New line-ups each night with special guest headliners. In aid of the Scottish Association for Mental Health (samh.org.uk).

Just the Tonic at the Community Project, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Little Kirk

£7 (£6)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Little Kirk

£7 (£6)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Little Kirk

£7 (£6)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

Chortle Student Comedy Award Final

Chortle with Alcatel Onetouch and Universal Pictures (UK) Hundreds entered, eight survive and now one will be crowned Britain's funniest student. Previous Chortle student finalists include Simon Bird, Chris Ramsey, Tom Rosenthal, Ed Gamble, Tom Deacon. Who will be next? Find out in this exciting final, which is always…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Sun 17 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£8.50 (£7) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Chris Ramsey: The Most Dangerous Man on Saturday Morning Television

Upbeat anecdotes, feelgood humour and witty observations inspired by being removed from the Soccer AM sofa for saying a naughty word.

Brighton Dome

Sat 25 Oct

£17.50 / 01273 709709

  • 21:30

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Sat 16 Aug

Pleasance One

£15 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 17 Aug

Pleasance One

£15 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 18 Aug

Pleasance One

£12.50 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 24 Aug

The Church

DJs spin pop, dance and house.

The Coronet, London SE1

Sun 24 Aug

£12 adv / 020 7701 1500

DJs spin pop, dance and house.

  • 00:00 – 16:00 (Monday morning)

Chutney Exhibition Presents: Knife Whimsy

They promise the apotheosis of Fred Durst, so you probably don't want to miss this.

George Next Door, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 21:05

Sun 3 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 21:05

Mon 4 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 21:05
…and 12 more dates until 16 Aug back to top