Laughing Horse @ The Counting House

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House
38 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9DA
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Beauty and The Beast

Alan Marriott and Sandra-Mae Luykx With a trunk full of characters and a dazzling array of best-loved and original songs performed by one of the most talented multi-instrumental duos around, Beauty and the Beast is the perfect cocktail that fizzes with class and plenty of funny! Age category: 14+

Thu 3 Aug

The Loft

£8 (£6) / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 4 Aug

The Loft

£8 (£6) / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 5 Aug

The Loft

£8 (£6) / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 15 more dates until 26 Aug

The Breakup Monologues

Rosie Wilby / Free Festival A chat show hosted by award-winning BBC Radio 4 and festival regular Rosie Wilby where she and other top comedy, spoken word and theatre acts look back at their best and worst relationship breakup stories. Tragedy plus time equals comedy, right? Can we ever stay friends with our ex-partners?

Fri 4 Aug

The Loft

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 5 Aug

The Loft

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 6 Aug

The Loft

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 6 more dates until 12 Aug

CeilidhKids at the Fringe – Free!

CeilidhKids / Free Festival Family workshop suitable for children aged 3-7 years with parents or carers. We involve everyone: skip, clap and march together to traditional Scottish music. Enjoy discovering very simple (often simplified) dances that you might find at a ceilidh or Scottish country dance, celebrating the…

…and 19 more dates until 27 Aug

C'est La Vegan

Dave Chawner Award-winning comic Dave Chawner explores veganism in his quest to find the origin of food, ideas and views. As seen on BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Sky. As featured in the Guardian, the Independent, the Observer and the Evening Standard. As heard on, BBC Radio 5 Live, LBC and Talk Radio. ★★★…

Thu 3 Aug

The Attic

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 4 Aug

The Attic

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 5 Aug

The Attic

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 27 Aug

Cow

Jane Hill / Free Festival I’m fed up with being called lovely just because I’m a nicely spoken, middle-aged woman in a cardigan. Join me in an act of rebellion as I get properly mardy and embrace my inner cow. 'Jane is incredibly charming and lovely… puts the audience at ease with her wonderful speaking voice and…

Thu 3 Aug

The Attic

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 4 Aug

The Attic

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 5 Aug

The Attic

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 21 more dates until 27 Aug

Frank Lavender: Fragile Masculinity

So Comedy by arrangement with Gareth Joyner Meet Frank Lavender, comedian. When a grafting comic from the pub and club circuit of the north is told that his stock material isn’t suitable for the modern comedy palette, where does he go? Dropped by his management, left by his wife, Frank brings himself to the Edinburgh…

Thu 3 Aug

The Attic

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 4 Aug

The Attic

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 5 Aug

The Attic

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 26 Aug

Hari Sriskantha: Clown Atlas

A debut stand up show all about happiness.

Thu 3 Aug

The Lounge

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 4 Aug

The Lounge

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 5 Aug

The Lounge

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 27 Aug

John Porter – Five Years' Time

John Porter / Free Festival We've all had the question. Where do you see yourself in five years? John Porter had an answer, but he had no idea how wrong he would be. Join John for Five Years' Time – a hilarious journey through five turbulent years of his life, encompassing university, a car crash, a brush with…

Mon 14 Aug

The Lounge

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Tue 15 Aug

The Lounge

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Wed 16 Aug

The Lounge

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 3 more dates until 19 Aug

Myra DuBois: DuBois Entendre

So Comedy by arrangement with Gareth Joyner The nationally acknowledged renaissance woman has had quite the year for complaints. She has a nasty habit of saying one thing when she means another. A DuBois Entendre if you will. The self-declared Siren from South Yorkshire stands trial seeking redemption from you, her…

Thu 3 Aug

The Ballroom

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 4 Aug

The Ballroom

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 5 Aug

The Ballroom

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 26 Aug

The Rat Pack Presents …

Music, comedy and cabaret.

Sun 13 Aug

The Loft

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 14 Aug

The Loft

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 15 Aug

The Loft

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 27 Aug

Rik Carranza: I'm a Fan

Rik Carranza / Free Festival How far would you go to fit in? What happens when you deny the very thing that defines you? In this deeply personal show, Rik Carranza revisits a past that forced him to choose between embracing his passions or bowing to the expectations of others. A story about love, life, death and Star…

Thu 3 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 4 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 5 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 21 more dates until 27 Aug

Rosie Wilby: The Conscious Uncoupling

Rosie Wilby / Free Festival BBC Radio 4 regular Wilby poignantly interweaves comedy, memoir, love letters, breakup emails and Richard Hawley music to investigate the aftermath of separation in a post-Gwyneth world. The Conscious Uncoupling was commissioned by London's Southbank Centre for Festival of Love and was…

Thu 3 Aug

The Loft

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 4 Aug

The Loft

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 5 Aug

The Loft

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 21 more dates until 27 Aug

Sally-Anne Hayward: Um… I Was Talking About You Not to You

Sally-Anne Hayward Award-winning comedian Sally has had a gut full of people making up food intolerances to give themselves something else to talk about; so much so that they irritate her bowel. She was tested for wheat intolerance – turns out she’s just intolerant. A busybody, taking it upon herself to leaflet the…

…and 21 more dates until 27 Aug

Schutte the Unromantic

Katy Schutte / Free Festival A comic solo show written and performed by Katy Schutte (Happily Never After/Knightmare Live/Who Ya Gonna Call?). Katy is not a romantic. This is the story of her trying to find love despite freezing up at chocolates, serenades and thoughtful surprises. For the record, Katy is perfectly…

Thu 3 Aug

The Loft

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 4 Aug

The Loft

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 5 Aug

The Loft

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 9 more dates until 14 Aug

Show Up

Peter Michael Marino / Free Festival / Civil Disobedience Productions Pete (Desperately Seeking the Exit, Late with Lance!) uses his decades of solo performance expertise to turn the often vilified clichés of the genre on their clichéd heads. Using an arsenal of Post-it Notes, Pete transforms real life audience…

Thu 3 Aug

The Lounge

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 4 Aug

The Lounge

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 5 Aug

The Lounge

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 20 more dates until 27 Aug

Sunil Patel: Titan

Plosive Productions / Free Festival Am I here for a little holiday? No! I’m doing my second show. Here’s some third-party validation from the first one: ‘A clearly gifted comedian with a comfy and approachable style, he is as self-aware and structurally subversive as any of the Fringe’s great alternative comedians…

Thu 3 Aug

The Attic

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 4 Aug

The Attic

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 5 Aug

The Attic

0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 21 more dates until 27 Aug

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