Bar Bados Complex

Bar Bados Complex
65 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1JW
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Aidan Greene: Stutter Island

Aidan Greene / PBH's Free Fringe Award-winning comedian Aidan Greene never liked horror films. Until he realised he was living in one. But is he the hero or the monster? Come learn why monsters aren’t always what you think, how speaking Irish can become illegal, and why sticks and stones can break bones but words can…

Sat 4 Aug

Room 7

Free

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

Sun 5 Aug

Room 7

Free

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

Mon 6 Aug

Room 7

Free

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

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Cabernet

Jessica Friend and Daniel O'Brien / PBH's Free Fringe Through wine, laughter and tears, Louise explores the pressures of life and love. A one-woman show, Cabernet. Jessica Friend plays Louise Darling, a charismatic bar singer accompanied by Daniel O’Brien on piano as Francis, a timid pianist. Comedy, drama, musical…

Thu 9 Aug

Room 2

Free

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

The Committee: Improvised Comedy

The Committee / PBH's Free Fringe London's hottest improv group bring their hilarious comedy back to the Fringe. All of it made up on the spot by performers as seen on BBC One, Channel 4 and BBC Radio 4. One of the Times' Top Improv Shows to See at Edinburgh Fringe 2017. 'A great hour packed full of laughs' ★★★…

Sat 4 Aug

Room 1

Free

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

Sun 5 Aug

Room 1

Free

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

Mon 6 Aug

Room 1

Free

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

…and 17 more dates until 25 Aug

Dave Maher Coma Show

Dave Maher / PBH's Free Fringe Dave Maher was almost unplugged from life support during a month-long coma. He was eulogised on Facebook. Then he woke up. The Chicago stand-up comedian told the story on This American Life. He brings his 'carefully observed, discomfitingly intimate, disarmingly funny monologue' (Chicago…

Sat 4 Aug

Room 6

Free

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

Sun 5 Aug

Room 6

Free

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

Mon 6 Aug

Room 6

Free

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

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

Davey Reilly: Disposable Camera

Davey Reilly / PBH's Free Fringe A stand-up show about a stolen camera, what was on it and what it represents. Davey Reilly presents a new hour of comedy exploring curiosity, potential and Russian spies. Davey has been described as 'the future of Irish comedy' by Rich Hall, a 'liberal cuck' by countless members of the…

Sat 4 Aug

Room 7

Free

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

Sun 5 Aug

Room 7

Free

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

Mon 6 Aug

Room 7

Free

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

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

David Tsonos: Walking the Cat Two

David Tsonos / PBH's Free Fringe Canadian comedy veteran David Tsonos returns with his sequel to his solo show 2015 Walking the Cat. He now has a new cat, Mitzy, and she takes centre stage as he deals with problems of adoption, veterinarians, catnappings and even a murder. David will use his storytelling and his almost…

Sat 4 Aug

Room 7

Free

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

Sun 5 Aug

Room 7

Free

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

Mon 6 Aug

Room 7

Free

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

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

Immigrateful

George Zacharopoulos / PBH's Free Fringe As seen on BBC One. Support for Luisa Omielan and Sophie Willan. George has lived in the UK for as long as he lived in Greece. Is he Greek any more than British? He's just happy to be here! Age category: 16+

Sat 4 Aug

Room 1

Free

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

Sun 5 Aug

Room 1

Free

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

Mon 6 Aug

Room 1

Free

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

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

An Imp-Revised History of the World

Smoky Monkeys / PBH's Free Fringe Ever wondered what might happen if Queen Victoria met Genghis Khan? In this totally improvised comedy, the audience choose which chapters of history they want to see rewritten. After two years of full-house performances at the Fringe, Edinburgh's own Smoky Monkeys are back again…

Sat 4 Aug

Room 2

Free

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

Sun 5 Aug

Room 2

Free

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

Mon 6 Aug

Room 2

Free

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

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Improv Cage Match

Hat On Dog / PBH's Free Fringe Improv Cage Match pits two improv teams against each other, with the audience declaring the winner. Previous teams include Baby Wants Candy and The Free Association. Who will be declared the Fringe’s best improv team? You decide! Improv Cage Match gives you a taste of the best improv…

Sat 4 Aug

Room 7

Free

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

Sun 5 Aug

Room 7

Free

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

Mon 6 Aug

Room 7

Free

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

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

In the Glare of the Neon Yak

Robert Garnham / PBH's Free Fringe Cult comedy spoken word artist Robert Garnham returns to the fringe. A late-night sleeper service, a train full of circus folk, a mysterious apparition in the fog… Comedy and poetry collide in this new show from the Professor of Whimsy. Age category: 16+

Sat 11 Aug

Room 4

Free

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

Sun 12 Aug

Room 4

Free

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

Mon 13 Aug

Room 4

Free

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

…and 4 more dates until 17 Aug

Joseph Parsons: Baggy Point

Joseph Parsons / PBH's Free Fringe With his high energy delivery, natural comic ability and overall friendly vibe, Joseph Parsons (as seen on Channel 4) will share his uplifting account of the ups and downs of discovering his sexuality. The show deals with the story of Joseph clumsily navigating his way through social…

Sat 4 Aug

Room 5

Free

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

Sun 5 Aug

Room 5

Free

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

Mon 6 Aug

Room 5

Free

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

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

Kirk Smith's Stand-up Showcase

Kirk Smith / PBH's Free Fringe Stand-up comedy showcase produced by Los Angeles based stand-up comic Kirk Smith. Professional comedians, as well as rising stars, will be on every show. Guaranteed to make you laugh or your money back! (It's a free show). Age category: 14+

Fri 3 Aug

Room 3

Free

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

Sat 4 Aug

Room 3

Free

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

Sun 5 Aug

Room 3

Free

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

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Live Before You Die

Byron Vincent and Dave McGinn / PBH's Free Fringe What do you do when you have a best mate who's so sad he might die? Especially since your friendship is built around a mutual appreciation of 90s hip hop, borderline alcoholism and finding creative ways to call each other dickhead. Byron is bipolar and a successful…

Sat 4 Aug

Room 4

Free

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

Sun 5 Aug

Room 4

Free

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

Mon 6 Aug

Room 4

Free

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

…and 17 more dates until 25 Aug

Luke Wright, Poet Laureate

Luke Wright / PBH's Free Fringe The campaign to make Luke Wright the new Poet Laureate starts here. All new material from 'the best performance poet around' (Observer). ★★★★★ (Scotsman, List, ExeuntMagazine.com, Herald, ThreeWeeks, BroadwayBaby.com). ★★★★ (Guardian, Telegraph, Mirror). There is some swearing. Age…

Mon 13 Aug

Room 4

Free

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

Tue 14 Aug

Room 4

Free

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

Wed 15 Aug

Room 4

Free

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

…and 10 more dates until 25 Aug

Marjolein Robertson: It's Time

Marjolein Robertson / PBH's Free Fringe Shetland comedian Marjolein Robertson weaves through time with jokes, anecdotes and storytelling. Intertwining her own life with a traditional Shetland folk tale. 'Marjolein Robertson is a highly promising and delightfully original act' (Jay Richardson, Scotsman). 'Her…

Sat 4 Aug

Room 5

Free

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

Sun 5 Aug

Room 5

Free

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

Mon 6 Aug

Room 5

Free

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

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

Moonlight On Leith

ClartyBurd / PBH's Free Fringe From the Burds that brought you Bawsoot Theatre – inspired by Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood, Moonlight On Leith is a love letter to Edinburgh’s wayward daughter. A comic insight into the lives of Leithers – come slip on the shoes of her nocturnal residents and take a stroll to the shore…

Sat 4 Aug

Room 1

Free

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

Sun 5 Aug

Room 1

Free

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

Mon 6 Aug

Room 1

Free

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

…and 16 more dates until 25 Aug

Overpriced Zeitgeist

Mike Took / PBH's Free Fringe Middle-aged, middle class, white, British male. Heterosexual. Drinks in moderation. Average shoe size (nine). Enters B&Q through the exit, which is clearly marked: 'To enter use other door'. An amusing hour of vaguely anti-establishment poetry for the post-modern bohemian. Contains…

Sat 4 Aug

Room 4

Free

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

Sun 5 Aug

Room 4

Free

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

Mon 6 Aug

Room 4

Free

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

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

Rice Krispies With Ketchup

Kirk Smith Los Angeles based stand-up comedian Kirk Smith has performed in over 1,000 venues on five continents. A regular at some of the best clubs in NYC and LA, he also has done several tours of Australia and Europe. His best-selling book Rice Krispies with Ketchup is loved for its authentic voice and honesty. His…

Sat 4 Aug

Room 3

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 5 Aug

Room 3

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 6 Aug

Room 3

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Single Comedians Trying To Impress You

Miranda Kane / PBH's Free Fringe Single Comedians trying to impress you. Part dating show, part cabaret. All acts are single and wanting to meet you! Remember – what happens in Edinburgh, stays in Edinburgh…

Sat 4 Aug

Room 3

Free

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

Sun 5 Aug

Room 3

Free

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

Mon 6 Aug

Room 3

Free

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

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Swipe Right Love and Other Comedy Songs

Cameron Blair / PBH's Free Fringe New Zealand's foremost comedy singer-songwriter, when ranked alphabetically, presents original comedy songs. Influences include New Zealand's fictional sheep-farming hero Fred Dagg and New Zealand's third most popular folk parody duo Like of the Conchords. Age category: 16+

Sat 4 Aug

Room 2

Free

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

Sun 5 Aug

Room 2

Free

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

Mon 6 Aug

Room 2

Free

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

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

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