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The Comedy Attic

Late-night comedy show for night owls, featuring three stand-up comics and one compere each night.

Beehive Inn, Edinburgh

Fri 21 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01314663266

Part of Glen's Guide.

Sat 22 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01314663266

Part of Glen's Guide.

Fri 28 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01314663266

Part of Glen's Guide.

…and 46 more dates until 31 Dec

Forth on the Fringe

Forth on the Fringe is our annual one stop shop for all the essential acts you need to see at this year’s Edinburgh Festival. We’ve had some fantastic names appear at the events in previous years including: Jason Byrne, KT Tunstall, Greg Proops, Ed Byrne, The Proclaimers, Sean Hughes, Stephen K Amos, Ruby Wax, Adam Hills…

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Fri 9 Aug

Auditorium

£22 / 0844 871 3014

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 10 Aug

Auditorium

£22 / 0844 871 3014

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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

Ellesmere Port Civic Hall

Tue 18 Jun

£25

Grand Opera House York

Wed 19 Jun

£25–£29

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In Conversation with… Janey Godley

Fair Pley Multi award-winning, take-no-prisoners, passionate, lyrical, totally honest Scottish comedienne, TV and radio regular, playwright, blogger, bestselling author, columnist and, er, Trump nemesis talks to Graham Spiers about her Glasgow upbringing and her fierce and rare talent. Her 2006 autobiography Handstands…

New Town Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 8 Aug

Grand Hall

£12.50 / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Jack Dee

Reportedly returning to touring after a six-year absence in order 'to spend less time with the family', expect more of the usual deliciously dry takes on life from TV rent-a-grump Dee.

An Lanntair Arts Centre and Cinema, Isle of Lewis

Tue 9 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 01851 708480

The Barn, Banchory

Mon 15 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 01330 825431

The Barn

Sold out / 01330 825431

Birnam Arts & Conference Centre

Sat 6 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 01350 727674

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Janey Godley

NEWS ALERT……Janey Godley is on tour. So, tell all the Sandra's, Big Frank and all the lassies fresh from Zumba to grab the soup pot and get ready for the “Queen of Scottish Comedy” coming to Dunfermline! Live voice over's and stand up like you've never seen before. Check out some hilarious patter from Big Tereeza (if…

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Wed 16 Oct

£15 / 01383 602302

John Finnemore's Flying Visit

The writer and star of many multi-award winning BBC Radio shows brings his new sketch show to the stage.

The Lowry, Salford

Fri 13 Sep

Quays Theatre

£26 / 08432 086000

Octagon Centre, Sheffield

Mon 4 Nov

£27.50 / 0114 222 8777

The Tivoli Theatre, Aberdeen

Sun 6 Oct

£25 / 01224 592755

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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

Sun 16 Jun

£24 / 0844 545 8282

Tue 18 Jun

£24 / 0844 545 8282

Wed 19 Jun

£24 / 0844 545 8282

…and 4 more dates until 23 Jun

Michael McIntyre: Big World Tour

The floppy-haired comic, who was awarded the keys to London's O2 Arena after a record-breaking 28 performances, takes his brand of high-energy observations on a world tour.

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Thu 4 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0116 233 3111

Paul Sinha: Hazy Little Thing Called Love

Paul Sinha / The Stand Comedy Club Thus far, Paul has lived his life content in the understanding that stability and emotional happiness were lovely ideas but not really for him. Nonetheless, several decades of cheerfully bearing boozy witness to the narratives of others can slowly change a man. And so can a…

The Stand, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

Stand 1

£5 / 0131 558 7272

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Stand 1

£13 (£11) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Stand 1

£13 (£11) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Paul Sinha: South Tyneside Comedy Festival

Paul returns to The Customs House with a preview of his latest show just before he performs it at next month's Edinburgh Festival… Thus far, Paul has lived his life content in the understanding that stability and emotional happiness were lovely ideas but not really for him. Nonetheless, several decades of cheerfully…

The Customs House, South Shields

Sat 27 Jul

£10 / 0191 454 1234

Stewart Francis: Into the Punset

Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the Canadian stand-up and TV regular, as seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

Ballroom

£10 / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Ballroom

£10 / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Ballroom

£15 (£14) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sun 6 Oct

£21.50 / 01475 723723

The Beacon Theatre

£21.50 / 01475 723723

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Wed 23 Oct

£22.50 / 020 8561 8371

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…and at 35 other places

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

The Black Blues Brothers

Circo e Dintorni The circus show that everyone is talking about! Joining the energy of Africa with a rhythm and blues sound, five unleashed acrobats perform their comedy tribute to cult movie, The Blues Brothers. In an elegant American bar, the chairs, tables and surroundings become props for new feats of acrobatic…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

Music Hall

£10 / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Music Hall

£10 / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Music Hall

£16 (£15) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Boar

Lewis Doherty, The North Wall and Nottingham Playhouse Welcome to the Kingdom of Skadi. A place of adventure, a distant land where pirates, bounty hunters and thieves do battle in a world on the brink of destruction. With the King's daughter captured by an evil dragon, who will survive in this quest of epic proportions…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Pleasance Below

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Pleasance Below

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Pleasance Below

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Bobby & Amy

Emma Blackman Productions and Emily Jenkins A new dark comedy about foot-and-mouth disease by Fringe First award winner Emily Jenkins. It's the late 90s: Take That, Tamagotchis and Pog swaps. When Bobby and Amy meet, hundreds of cows dot across the fields and the sun always shines. But when the cows begin to burn…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Upstairs

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Upstairs

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Upstairs

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 26 Aug

Children of the Quorn™

Megan from HR. Former stars of the multi award-winning Durham Revue, 'comedy geniuses' (Jeremy Vine), and future Fringe legends Andrew and Ambika present a new sketch show, complete with séance. From dying onstage to straight-up dying, this is how two friends fill their time whilst waiting for the dead to arrive. From…

La Belle Angèle, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

La Belle Angele

£5 / 0131 220 1161

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

La Belle Angele

£5 / 0131 220 1161

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

La Belle Angele

£5 / 0131 220 1161

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Daniel Sloss: NOW

The Scottish comedian, and recent recipient of the 2016 Sydney Comedy Festival 'Best of the Fest' International Award, presents his latest show.

Tramway, Glasgow

Sun 16 Jun

£9.75–£10 / 0845 330 3501

Preview

Deborah Frances-White: The Guilty Feminist

Comedian Deborah Frances-White presents her podcast, about feeling guilty at not being a very good feminist, in front of a live audience.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Sun 7 Jul

£20–£49.50 / 020 7589 8212

Eric Andre: The Stand Up Tour

Rabbit Rabbit Comedian, actor and host of Adult Swim's top-rated and most anarchic programme The Eric Andre Show comes to the (true) final night of Fringe to tear sh t the f ck up. Catch Eric before he voices a hyena in Disney's 2019 remake of The Lion King and ahead of the release of his own new hidden camera movie…

Gilded Balloon at the Museum, Edinburgh

Sun 25 Aug

Auditorium

£20

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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

The Houghton Weavers

Folk music suffused with comedy.

Chorley Little Theatre

Fri 27 Dec

£14.30 / 01257 264362

Glusburn Institute, Keighley

Sat 7 Dec

£15 / 01535 630223

Jericho Comedy

Jericho Comedy brings you our favourite stand-ups from around the UK.

Jericho Cafe, Oxford

Sat 22 Jun

£7.70 / 07503184779

Sat 29 Jun

£7.70 / 07503184779

Sat 6 Jul

£7.70 / 07503184779

…and 2 more dates until 20 Jul