48 Below

48 Below
48 Broughton Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3SA
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America vs Sweden

Trevor Andersen and Kris Laios / Free Festival The two greatest countries in the world send comic representatives to wage hilarious warfare on the stages of Edinburgh. Sweden sends its favorite son, Kris Laios and America sends the world famous Trevor Andersen. ‘One of the funniest things I've ever seen’ (Tony…

Thu 3 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 4 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 5 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 22 more dates until 27 Aug

Arielle Dundas: Vulva Cupcake

Arielle Dundas A member of the liberal elite pursues laughter, love, and politically correct baked goods through the rubble of our crumbling civilization. Arielle Dundas is an American comedian from the Netherlands. In addition to debuting Arielle Dundas: Moppet of Chaos at last year’s Fringe, she has performed in…

Thu 3 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 4 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 5 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 27 Aug

Auntie

A comedy exploring issues of sexuality, post-colonialism, gentrification and worship.

Tue 8 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 9 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 10 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 20 Aug

Battered

Mark McConnell / Free Festival Irishman Mark McConnell has pushed his luck in many countries. He has been beaten along his journey, but the spirit of the fighting Irish is strong in this young man! Battered tells the tale of how this Irishman refuses to stay down for the count! ‘Genuinely hilarious’ ★★★★ (Herald Sun…

Thu 3 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 4 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 5 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 22 more dates until 27 Aug

Bleach

British Exist Theatre / Free Festival Tyler Everett is anything but normal, rejecting London's corporate world in favour of selling his body in the city each night. And he's been doing pretty well for himself, enjoying a hedonistic life of men, sex and money. But on a fully booked Saturday night, his bubble’s about to…

Thu 3 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 4 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 5 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 6 more dates until 11 Aug

Dirty Poetry

The Zeitgeist Chorus / Free Festival Cum to comedy, storytelling and spunk. Dirty Poetry; go have a wunk. Half an hour, stories in rhyme. Not all are dirty, but all of them mine. Kalki Aporia has worked as an actor, director, writer and producer for over 10 years. Last February, he started writing rather dirty poetry…

Thu 3 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 4 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 5 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 22 more dates until 27 Aug

Forks, Sharks and Leafy Greens

Kirsty And Elisabeth Productions Two grown women wonder whether basking sharks eat people, whether not eating enough leafy greens during your pregnancy will cause your child to have no fashion sense and if combing your hair with a fork is something you should share. Age category: 16+

Mon 21 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 22 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 23 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 27 Aug

LGBTQZX

Laura Monmoth / Free Festival Laura Monmoth had a problem. Battling demons, jealousy and breakdowns. This is the story of how a lifelong addiction to retro gaming caused all three, and forced the biggest change in her life.

Sun 20 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Mon 21 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Tue 22 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

Martin Huburn: Tiptonite

Martin Huburn / Free Festival Martin is from the heart of the Black Country. You can take the boy out of Tipton, but you can't take Tipton out of the boy. Full of cheeky but clean anecdotes, as Martin attempts to put Tipton back on the map. ‘Cuddly, fat and funny’ (Patrick Monahan). ‘Entertaining and charming’ (Scratch…

Sat 12 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 13 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Mon 14 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 13 more dates until 27 Aug

Meet the Stevens

Holly Stevens Productions One transgender comedienne, two characters. It's sassy versus classy in this outrageous debut show from a rising star of stand-up: transgender comedienne Miss Holly Stevens. In this show, golden child Holly discusses being transgender, neighbour rivalries and dining out while her sister Sophie…

Thu 3 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 4 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 5 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 7 Aug

Odette!

Marina Margarita / Free Festival Meet the Aussie cleaning lady everybody loves to love! Brain child of Gaulier graduate Marina Margarita, the heavily pregnant and hormonal Odette dreams of stardom and romance on American daytime TV soap The Bold and The Beautiful – will her dreams come true? A hilarious new character…

Thu 3 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 4 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 5 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 19 more dates until 27 Aug

Samantha Pressdee: Back 2 Basics

Love Muffin Productions / Free Festival A bittersweet tale of political awakening. With nothing left to lose but everything to fight for, Samantha followed Russell Brand to the frontline of the revolution – a council estate in Barnet. An adventure through the Neverland of anarchy where squatters, families and activists…

Thu 3 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 4 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 5 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 22 more dates until 27 Aug

The Sheffield Revue Presents: Comedy in a Basement

The Sheffield Revue Come one, come all – come join us, the University of Sheffield’s comedy society, in this wonderful Basement Bar at 48 Below, as we dazzle you with our sketch comedians and stand-ups! It’s free! Join us for a sketch and stand-up showcase – all brought to you by some of Sheffield’s top comedy talent.

Sat 12 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 13 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 14 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 18 Aug

Siân Docksey's Totally Casual and Freewheeling Mystic Comedy: Lemon Torpedo

Siân Docksey Siân Docksey has given up on politics to join the occult and become a lemon. A fruity stand-up show from a post-Brexit millennial with no feminist themes or messy queer stuff whatsoever. ‘30p’ (Tesco). ‘When life gives you lemons, one of those lemons was Siân. Look how well she's doing!’ (Ancient Lemon…

Thu 3 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 4 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 5 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 27 Aug

Sparkly Unicorn

Leslie Ewing-Burgesse / Free Festival Leslie is a very tall London-based Canadian with rainbow hair (it's natural). There's also a slight chance you've made her up. That's okay though; she's pretty cool so you don't need to stop believing in her. Please don't stop believing in Leslie. Oh, and while you're at it, please…

Sat 12 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 13 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Mon 14 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 5 more dates until 19 Aug

Stranger in a Strange Land

Saurabh Kikani Saurabh Kikani is many things: stand-up comedian, film producer, lawyer, political activist… most of all… disappointment to his parents. He also considered himself a citizen of the world but in a time of Trump and Brexit, his citizenship anywhere may be revoked. Saurabh's stand-up comedy pokes fun at our…

Thu 3 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 4 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 5 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 11 Aug

Tales from a Tampon

Harlequin Theatre Company Limited / Free Festival Forget the wheel, telephone or Sky Plus, this little cotton bud with string is one of the greatest inventions of the 20th century. Blocking more leaks than the Hoover Dam and bringing in more revenue in tax than Donald Trump ever could, don't underestimate its place in…

Mon 21 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Tue 22 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Wed 23 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 4 more dates until 27 Aug

The Two Moronnies: Trumped Up

Les Morss and Tim Wilcock Enjoy some sophisticated wit and word play as The Two Moronnies lampoon the lampoonable in their unique, energetic musical style. Come and enjoy tunes for all ages and tastes with new, topical lyrics set to familiar tunes that targets a range of the well-known, the gaffe-prone and plain old…

Thu 3 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 4 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 5 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 11 Aug

Unprecedented and Unpresidential: How Hillary Clinton Lost the Election – Free Festival

Oliver Chinyere It was the race they said Clinton couldn’t lose. “They” being some members of the media, some pundits and most polls. Except she did lose, didn’t she? Grab a front row seat and hear about the biggest political loss in history as told by one of Clinton's staffers. Oliver Chinyere spares no one in this…

Sat 19 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 20 Aug

Cellar Bar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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