Laughing Horse @ City Café

Laughing Horse @ City Café
19 Blair Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1QR
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Best of Chortle Student Comedy Award

Steve Bennett / Free Festival It's where scores of top comedians started their brilliant careers, from familiar household names to circuit and cult favourites. Now see some of the best acts from the past 14 years of the Chortle Student Comedy Award – for free – in one fabulous showcase. After all, we do have 'a…

Thu 24 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 25 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 26 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 27 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Celtic Comedy

Three Celtic Comedians Two Scots and an Irishman walk into a pub… Jay Lafferty, John Scott and Martin Mor are among the very best Celtic comedians working on the global comedy circuit. Jay Lafferty, ‘Cuddly one sec, cruel the next, this comic will have you open-mouthed in amazement’ (List). John Scott, ‘Among the top 5…

Thu 24 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 25 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 26 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 27 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

The Great Merkin Show!

The Great Merkin Show brings vaudevillians, variety artists, music, and burlesque performers from across the US together for a collaborative ensemble production.

Thu 24 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 25 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 26 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 27 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Mae Martin and Nick Coyle: Show Party

Mae Martin, Nick Coyle, Special Guests Mae Martin (BBC Radio 4's Mae Martin's Guide to 21st Century Sexuality, Russell Howard's Good News) and Australian comic Nick Coyle (Guided Meditation) improvise a variety show based on your suggestions. With stand-up, music, special guests and general chaos, come and see some of…

Thu 24 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 25 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 26 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 2 more dates until 28 Aug

Mae Martin: Dope

The star of the award-nominated Mae Martin’s Guide to 21st Century Sexuality (BBC Radio Four) examines a lifetime of obsessions, fandom and addiction with ‘effortlessly amusing, highly watchable charm’ (Times). MAE MARTIN shines a light on that one weird shrimp we all have in our brains that is happy to pursue…

Thu 24 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 25 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 26 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 27 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

MARVELus: All the Marvel Movies in an Hour

The Just Us Leage All the movies in the Marvel cinematic universe in one hour. Comic book nerds The Just Us League (comedians Gary Tro and Javier Jarquin) present MARVELus, a show that squeezes almost a decade of movies into one action packed hour of comedy. All the heroes, villains, stories and stunts of the MCU…

Thu 24 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 25 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 26 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 27 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Njambi McGrath and Guests

Njambi McGrath Njambi McGrath is an award-nominated comedian hosting a showcase of the rising stars of comedy doing short sets. It's an hour of different flavours.

Thu 24 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 25 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Olaf Falafel Presents: The Marmosets of My Mind

Olaf Falafel Back with another hour of surreal stupidity. Who knows what it will involve, maybe sandpaper, probably conkers. Whatever it is, I personally guarantee your money back if you actually learn something. ‘A barrage of absurdist humour and sharp one-liners’ (EdFringeReview.com). 'Falafel has a talent for the…

Thu 24 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 25 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 26 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 27 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Pam Ford: Pants and Pantsability

Pam Ford From self-doubt and depression to fabulous and invincible, Pam takes you on a very open and honest journey of when she spent a small fortune on fortune tellers, self-help books, gurus and mediums when all the time her super power emerged from creating her own designer pants. She will show you how it can work…

Thu 24 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 25 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 26 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 27 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Ready, Aim, Pray, Fire! Lemon Creek Baptist Church Handgun Training Course

V Lynn Baucom / Free Festival America’s gun culture is pervasive. In recent years, even churches across the southeast US have gotten in on the act, offering handgun training as a 'community service'. Reverend Jim Hokum leads a course on firearm training at the fictional Lemon Creek Baptist Church in North Carolina. The…

Thu 24 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

  • 10:00 – 10:45

Fri 25 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 26 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 27 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sean McLoughlin: You Can't Ignore Me Forever

  • 3 stars

Sean McLoughlin / Free Festival Come witness the astonishing resurrection of 'the best comedian you haven't heard of yet (Time Out). 'One brilliant punchline after another… staggeringly high success rate' ★★★★ (List). 'At once hilarious and painfully revelatory'. ★★★★ (Chortle.co.uk). 'Blind-sides you out of nowhere…

Thu 24 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 25 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 26 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sketch Thieves

Will Mars / Free Festival Comedy sketch swapping live! The cult hit show where sketch groups perform their own sketches, then each others'. Chortle Award winner – Best Club Show London. Top 5 comedy shows of the year (List). Top 10 shows at the Fringe (Time Out). Top 25 shows at the Fringe (British Comedy Guide).

Thu 24 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 25 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 26 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 27 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Stephen Carlin: The Rise of the Autistic

Stephen Carlin First came the Jurassic period, then the Enlightenment and now the Age of Autistics. Welcome to 2017! Where emotional intelligence is thrown out the window to be replaced by resentment and self-justification. Finally, an era where we can all thrive. 'Laconic laced with Red Bull, material so thoughtful…

Thu 24 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 25 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 26 Aug

Free / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

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