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Daniel and Ralph Won't Talk About Brexit

Brown Conlan Comedy Fresh from selling out their Glasgow Comedy Festival show for two successive years, Daniel and Ralph are bringing their show to the Edinburgh Fringe! Join us – two Scottish comedians – for an hour of free laughter (alright… it's 50 minutes but who's counting?!). So come on down and hear our funniest…

52 Canoes, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

The Den

Free / 0131 229 5989

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

The Den

Free / 0131 229 5989

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Den

Free / 0131 229 5989

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 26 Aug

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

Fishbowl

SIT Productions in association with Le Fils Du Grand Réseau The hilarious misadventures of three eccentric and lovable anti-heroes crammed in their wacky rooftop bedsits. The funniest show in Europe comes to Edinburgh after a sell-out tour. Molière Award for Best Comedy Play. Physical comedy extravaganza! Paper-thin…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

The Grand

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

The Grand

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

The Grand

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 26 Aug

Fringe Preview: Catherine Bohart and Maisie Adam

Part of our Fringe Preview season. Two of the UK’s best comedians give you a sneak peak of their 2019 Fringe shows. Catherine Bohart ‘One of the most honest, moving and incredibly funny sets I’ve seen in a very long time.’ ★★★★★ (The Herald) As seen on Comedy Central at the Comedy Store and Roast Battle. Nominee for…

Gilded Balloon Basement, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Jun

£5.50 / 0131 622 6552

Gary Lamont: Fancy a Stiff One?

Gary Lamont Last spotted leaving BBC's River City in a limo with Claire from Steps – Gary is back at the Fringe following smash-hit runs in 2016/17. Swapping the limo for a hearse, Gary's taken up a sideline putting the fun in funerals – no, seriously! He is a bona fide funeral celebrant. You're going to die laughing!

Rose Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Basement

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Basement

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Basement

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Gary Little – Kidding Myself On

Gary Little After headlining at some of the top comedy clubs around the UK and abroad, Gary returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with stories and jokes that have earned him the reputation as one of Scotland's top comedians. He's older but not particularly wiser. If you've seen Gary before, then you know what to expect. If…

Beehive Inn, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

Beehive 1

£5 / 0131 225 7171

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Beehive 1

£5 / 0131 225 7171

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Beehive 1

£5 / 0131 225 7171

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 26 Aug

Gilbert and Sullivan's Improbable New Musical: Less Miserable

The Coily Dart Theatre Company In an afterlife, Gilbert brags to Sullivan that, as fathers of the modern musical, all new musicals are basically just variations on their own plots! Sullivan challenges him to tell the story of the world's longest-running musical using only their own songs. Gilbert agrees, but only if he…

theSpace on Niddry Street, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Lower Theatre

£7 (£5) / 0845 557 0844

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Lower Theatre

£7 (£5) / 0845 557 0844

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

Lower Theatre

£8 (£6) / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 10 Aug

Golden Delicious: Good Job!

Golden Delicious / PBH's Free Fringe ‘Settle in girls, it’s story time!’ Golden Delicious is no ordinary queen, and this far-from-ordinary one-woman show joins the Fringe hot off a streak of sold-out performances at NYC’s legendary Duplex Cabaret. A riff on the very gay tradition of referencing pop culture, Golden…

CC Blooms, Edinburgh

Sat 3 Aug

CC Blooms

Free / 0131 556 9331

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

Sun 4 Aug

CC Blooms

Free / 0131 556 9331

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

Mon 5 Aug

CC Blooms

Free / 0131 556 9331

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

…and 17 more dates until 25 Aug

The Great Yorkshire Comedy Fringe Workshop Showcase

A bunch of comedy virgins have spent the weekend with Logan Murray, the man who taught Greg Davies, Rhod Gilbert, Josh Widdecombe, Andi Osho, Luisa Omielan, Diane Morgan, Joe Wilkinson and loads of award winning comedians. Come and see what they've come up with.

The Basement, York

Sun 21 Jul

£7

Part of Great Yorkshire Fringe.

Harry Hill - Tour Preview At The Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks. Starts At 8pm

HARRY HILL as seen on TV Burp! Plus Stephen Grant (as seen on Comedy Central) ***ACTS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. This is a comedy club night***

The Stag Sevenoaks

Wed 26 Jun

£19.25 / 01732 450175

Hotter

16+ What is the sweatiest you’ve ever been? When was the hottest you’ve ever felt? How would you describe your orgasm? Hello, we’re Ell and Mary. We’re best friends and ex-girlfriends and we’re bored of playing it cool. So this is a show about what gets you hot. We asked women and transpeople aged 11 to 97 what…

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 2 Sep

£20.90 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 3 Sep

£20.90 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 4 Sep

£20.90 / 020 7478 0100

…and 3 more dates until 7 Sep

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

Just the Tonic Comedy Club

The best of the comedy circuit every Saturday in the centre of Birmingham

Comedy Loft, Birmingham

Sat 22 Jun

£16.75

Sat 29 Jun

£16.75

Sat 6 Jul

£16.75

…and 8 more dates until 31 Aug

Comedy Loft, Reading

Sat 22 Jun

£16.75

Sat 29 Jun

£16.75

Sat 6 Jul

£16.75

…and 8 more dates until 31 Aug

Kev's Comedy Club

The best stand up on the smallest stage!

The Salty Dog, Northwich

Thu 18 Jul

£6.60

The Mackerel Eaters

Local band The Mackerel Eaters are searching for their inspiration and motivation in the cultural graveyard of ambition, Galway City. The lads’ lives revolve around music and fishing, (for gigs and mackerel!), but hedonism and hare-brained schemes override their art. Sure they’ve got soul, but they'd sell every screed of…

Heroes @ The Hive, Edinburgh

Wed 14 Aug

The Big Cave

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 15 Aug

The Big Cave

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 16 Aug

The Big Cave

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 25 Aug

Neil Hamburger: No One Loves a Hater

The cult comedian and singer returns to the UK, with a new show reimaginging some of the greatest songs from his own personal era.

The Bread Shed, Manchester

Sun 23 Jun

£16.50

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 17 Jun

£17.60 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 18 Jun

£17.60 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 19 Jun

£17.60 / 020 7478 0100

…and 9 more dates until 29 Jun

Only Fools And 3 Courses

Join us for the Dinner event of the year, which combines fine food and Comedy action, served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner, but will things go to plan with Del, Rodney and Uncle Albert (when I was in the war) on the guest listWill Raquel put in an appearance and sing! Surely not…

Park Inn Palace, Southend-on-Sea

Sun 16 Jun

£15–£34 / 07981 824283

Fri 6 Sep

£39.95 / 07981 824283

The Paranormalist Returns: Clinton Baptiste

Character comedy centred around Baptiste, a clairvoyant, medium and psychic best known for his appearances on Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights, played by Alex Lowe.

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Thu 3 Oct

£18 / 01642 525199

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Fri 11 Oct

£19.50 / 020 8561 8371

City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds

Fri 4 Oct

£18.60 / 0113 243 0808

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Princess Party

The UK premiere of this wild, laugh-out-loud, scripted improv party! Los Angeles-based sketch comedians, Lauren Howard Hayes and Hannah Pilkes, bring you two best friends who get paid to impersonate popular princesses for wealthy party-planning mums. When veteran princess Sloane takes rookie Ansley under her wing, it's…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Dining Room

£7 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Dining Room

£7 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Dining Room

£7 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 26 Aug

The Professor

Americana Absurdum Productions The university's oddest professor has made a remarkable discovery. He's thrilled – but why is his lecture today even stranger and wilder than ever? An odd, surreal comedy about Dickens, shipwrecks, the Venus de Milo, fainting poets and the perils of original thinking. By two-time Fringe…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

Drawing Room

£8 / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Drawing Room

£8 / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Drawing Room

£13 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Shappi Khorsandi: Skittish Warrior … Confessions of a Club Comic

Shappi recounts her journey through the 90s comedy club scene with plenty of sharp-tongued gags.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Thu 27 Jun

£16.50 / 01284 758000

Arts Centre, Swindon

Sun 16 Jun

£18 / 01793 614837

Hertford Theatre

Fri 28 Jun

£16.50 / 01992 531500

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Tringe

Get Stuffed Comedy Club presents The line up for this year's Tringe Festival is nearly complete and will be announced in the coming weeks. There will be the usual bunfight for tickets. For the best chance of seeing your favourite shows why not become a member? This will give you a weeks headstart on everyone else in…

Court Theatre, Tring

Sun 30 Jun

£15 (£1; Children £1)

Trixie Mattel

One woman comedy show from the RuPaul star.

Bonus Arena, Hull

Wed 13 May 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 01482 456220

Brighton Centre

Fri 22 May 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 1515

Bristol Hippodrome

Sun 17 May 2020

£34.40–£105.40 / 0844 847 2325

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