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Reginald D Hunter

Mick Perrin Worldwide Reginald D Hunter returns to the Fringe this summer with his highly anticipated new show. For over 20 years his searingly honest material has garnered him a cross-generational fan base. TV appearances have included Have I Got News for You?, and two series of BBC Two's hugely popular Reginald D…

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Fri 21 Jun

£23 / 01256 844244

Birmingham Town Hall

Wed 26 Jun

£23 / 0121 345 0600

Corn Exchange, King's Lynn

Sun 23 Jun

£24.50 / 01553 764864

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Whose Line Is It Anyway? Live at the Fringe

Brett Vincent for Get Comedy Following a total sell-out run in Edinburgh two years ago (including extra shows), as well as sell-out runs at the London Palladium and The Royal Albert Hall, Clive Anderson once again takes the reins as many of the original cast members reunite in this now legendary live version of the…

Underbelly Med Quad, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

McEwan Hall

Free

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

McEwan Hall

Free

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

McEwan Hall

Free

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 26 Aug

Aidan Greene: Did I Stutter?

Lisa Richards Yes, I absolutely did stutter. I’m award-winning comedian Aidan Greene and I have a stutter. Let’s clear up misconceptions you may have about it. From The King’s Speech to bad dates to ancient Nordic cures, this comedy show will break down everything you thought you knew about this sexy silent disability…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Wee Room

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Wee Room

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Wee Room

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Bianca Del Rio

Drag superstar Bianca Del Rio brings her razor-tongued wit and fabulous eye make-up on a UK tour.

Birmingham Arena

Thu 5 Sep

£39.70 / 0871 945 6000

Bonus Arena, Hull

Wed 11 Sep

£35–£150 / 01482 456220

Brighton Centre

Tue 3 Sep

£35 / 0844 847 1515

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Frank Skinner Live

Avalon Promotions The comic legend and 1991 Comedy Award winner returns to Edinburgh, performing 60 minutes of fresh material ahead of the launch of his new tour show Showbiz this autumn. 'Provocative, remorseless, and very, very funny' (Times). Age category: 16+

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Gordon Aikman Theatre

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Gordon Aikman Theatre

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Gordon Aikman Theatre

£17.50 (£15.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 16 more dates until 18 Aug

Hormonal Housewives

Join Vicki Michelle and the Hormonal Housewives in an evening all about the challenges of modern womanhood.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 27 Jun

£25–£29

Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone

Fri 28 Jun

£25–£29 / 01303 228600

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Fri 21 Jun

£25–£29 / 0870 607 7533

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Milton Jones: Milton Impossible

Phil McIntyre Entertainments by arrangement with NRH Management present One man. One mission. Is it possible? No, not really. Milton reveals the truth about being an international spy before being given a disappointing new identity which forced him to appear on Mock the Week and Live at the Apollo. But this is also a…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

Main Hall

£18 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Main Hall

£18 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Main Hall

£18 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 14 more dates until 18 Aug

Stewart Lee: Wok In Progress

Stewart Lee / The Stand Comedy Club Notes towards a new show from 'the world’s greatest living stand-up' (Times). Where does Stew sit in the marketplace when Netflix mistakenly describe his act as 'reports of sharks falling from the skies are on the rise. Nobody on the Eastern Seaboard is safe?' 'Self-proclaimed…

New Town Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 9 Aug

Grand Hall

£15 / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 10 Aug

Grand Hall

£15 / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 11 Aug

Grand Hall

£15 / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 15 Aug

Creed Bratton

Star of The Office US and former member of the Grass Roots plays his solo folky songs.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Wed 2 Oct

£14.85 / 0113 275 2411

Bush Hall, London W12

Sat 28 Sep

£17.60 / 020 8222 6955

Concorde 2, Brighton

Fri 27 Sep

£14.85 / 01273 673311

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Foil Arms and Hog – Swines

WhiteDucks Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato… you racist. Sold-out Fringe 2009-2018. Over 100 million hits on YouTube. Foil Arms and Hog return to the magnificent McEwan Hall with their brand-new show, Swines. ★★★★★ (Irish Times). ★★★★ (Times). ★★★★…

Underbelly Med Quad, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

McEwan Hall

Free

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

McEwan Hall

Free

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

McEwan Hall

Free

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Jasper Carrott's Stand Up and Rock

Comedy and music hosted by the legendary comedian. Featuring Bev Bevan (The Move / ELO), Geoff Turton and more.

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Fri 13 Sep

£25–£33 / 01223 357851

City Hall, Salisbury

Fri 27 Sep

£30 / 01722 434434

The Civic Hall, Bedworth

Wed 4 Sep

Prices to be confirmed

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Nina Conti: Work in Progress

PBJ Management British Comedy Award winner Nina Conti is boldly experimenting and discovering fresh ideas as she develops her next new show. 'Put simply, Nina Conti is a genius' ★★★★ (Mirror). 'Uproariously hilarious' ★★★★ (Scotsman). Age category: 14+

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Pleasance Beyond

£12 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£12 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£12 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 15 more dates until 18 Aug

Edinburgh Comedy Allstars

Underbelly The biggest, brightest comedians at the Edinburgh Fringe all in one huge show, staged in the famous Udderbelly. A one-stop shop for your comedy fix right in the beating heart of the festival. Every show sold out since 2017! Previous performers have included Danny Bhoy, Tommy Tiernan, Mark Watson, John…

Underbelly George Square, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Udderbelly

£10 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Udderbelly

£12.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 9 Aug

Udderbelly

£15 (£14) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 24 Aug

The Horne Section

The sextet fronted by the inimitable Alex Horne performs a medley of retro jazz-swing and big band music plus stand-up, performance and musical comedy.

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Wed 6 Nov

£28 / 0116 233 3111

The Deco, Northampton

Fri 18 Oct

£28 / 01604 622749

Dorking Halls & Cinema

Thu 5 Dec

£28 / 01306 881717

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Little Death Club

  • 4 stars

Cabaret with punkish jazz accompaniment, circus acts and a fire-breathing sideshow.

Underbelly Festival, London SE1

Fri 21 Jun

£24 / 0844 545 8282

Sat 22 Jun

£24 / 0844 545 8282

Sun 23 Jun

£24 / 0844 545 8282

The Comedy Show

A night of top comedy every weekend from Fringe favourites.

Gilded Balloon Basement, Edinburgh

Fri 21 Jun

£13.20 (£11) / 0131 622 6552

Sat 22 Jun

£13.20 (£11) / 0131 622 6552

Fri 28 Jun

£13.20 (£11) / 0131 622 6552

…and 7 more dates until 20 Jul

Eddie Izzard: Wunderbar

The legendary comedian is back with a brand new show, Wunderbar, which he is touring across the country at 40 venues. Izzard hints that his new show covers everything from talking dogs to animal superheroes.

Brighton Dome

Fri 27 Sep

£31.50–£46.50 / 01273 709709

Sat 28 Sep

£31.50–£46.50 / 01273 709709

Sun 29 Sep

£31.50–£46.50 / 01273 709709

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Fri 25 Oct

£30–£45 / 01223 357851

Sat 26 Oct

£30–£45 / 01223 357851

De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea

Sun 15 Sep

£30–£45 / 01424 229111

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…and at 5 other places

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

TV comedy favourite Merton and his talented group of 'impro chums' (read: show offs) magically weave laughs from audience suggestions.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 8 Aug

The Grand

£15 (£14) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 9 Aug

The Grand

£16.50 (£15.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 10 Aug

The Grand

£16.50 (£15.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 17 Aug

Russell Howard: Work in Progress (Afternoon)

Avalon Promotions Come join Russell for his early afternoon bonus hour. He’ll be messing about and answering your questions. Some of it will be good, some will be rubbish but hey, it’s only a fiver! Profits go to The Kiyan Prince Foundation. www.thekpf.com.

Heroes @ The Hive, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

The Big Cave

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

The Big Cave

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

The Big Cave

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 13 Aug

The Big Show

An evening of cabaret, circus and dance from Wild Cabaret.

Wild Cabaret Live, Glasgow

Fri 21 Jun

Times to be confirmed / two-courses £45; three-courses £53 / 0141 552 6165

Sat 22 Jun

afternoon show £14.95–£18.95; evening show £49–£53 / 0141 552 6165

  • 20:30 – 03:00

Fri 28 Jun

Times to be confirmed / two-courses £45; three-courses £53 / 0141 552 6165

…and 36 more dates until 30 Nov