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Genre: Comedy

David O'Doherty: whoa is me

Here he comes, trotting back onstage with all of the misplaced confidence of a waiter with no pad. There'll be lots of talking, some apologising and some songs on a glued together plastic keyboard from 1...

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David O'Doherty: whoa is me

19:30

03 Aug

Fern Brady: Autistic Bikini Queen

Fern Brady is returning the the Fringe. She'll be tackling big issues such as death, shagging, marriage and ageing. In her typically honest and authentic way Fern is never scared to speak her mind. This ...

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Susie McCabe: Born Believer

The fastest-selling act at Glasgow International Comedy Festival three years running is back with a brand-new show! In her 40th year, Susie has decided to leave cynicism behind to be an all-new positive Susi...

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Susie McCabe: Born Believer

19:45

03 Aug

Adults Only Magic Show

Prepare to be wowed out of your seats in this jam-packed, 18+ spectacular! Featuring an array of raucous comedy, mind-bending illusions and a cheeky hint of nudity seen on stages all across the globe! The Pe...

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Adults Only Magic Show

21:15

03 Aug

Andy Field: Ideas (,) Man

Andy's an ideas man and he's got ideas, man. Good ideas, bad ideas, clever ideas, stupid ideas. Now he's had the idea to make a show out of his favourite ideas. What an idea!As seen and he...

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Andy Field: Ideas (,) Man

20:55

03 Aug

Boorish Trumpson

#MakeMusicGreatAgain. You are the orchestra. Boorish Trumpson is your rehearsal-conductor. Just your rehearsal conductor... just for one rehearsal... absolutely no other ambitions. None. Nope.An inter...

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Boorish Trumpson

15:30

04 Aug

Clive Anderson's My Seven Wonders

Following a completely sold out 2019 Fringe season, the host of Whose Line Is It Anyway, Talks Back and Loose Ends returns to Edinburgh with a live version of his hit new podcast format in which he invites d...

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Crizards: Cowboys

The UK's lowest energy double act explore the Wild West.Expect songs, characters, rootin' and tootin' from two best friends dressed as cowboys. Crizards are a couple of offbeat boys (Will ...

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Crizards: Cowboys

22:15

03 Aug

Frankie Boyle: Lap of Shame

As part of a continuing physical and mental tailspin, Frankie Boyle suppresses his overarching sense of futility and horror to tell jokes for an hour in the final days of organised human life.It's...

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Frankie Boyle: Lap of Shame

18:15

03 Aug

Julia Masli: CHOOSH!

A debut solo comedy hour from the legs behind the sell-out hit show Legs. In this absurd homage to migration, a hungry clown from an Eastern European village voyages to America for a hot dog.'Choo...

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Julia Masli: CHOOSH!

21:55

03 Aug

Kate Butch: Wuthering Shites

Kate Butch, the Comic Sans of Drag, is back in Edinburgh. She's written a musical based on the songs of her favourite singer and namesake, but needs your help to get BUSH! to Broadway.The lovechil...

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Kate Butch: Wuthering Shites

19:45

04 Aug

Liars and Clowns: A Late Night Comedy Show

After selling out at the Adelaide Fringe, Liars and Clowns comes to Edinburgh to showcase the best alternative, underground and weird acts from around the festival. Come and see a revolving door of the hotte...

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Michelle Brasier: Average Bear

Award-winning comedian and actor Michelle Brasier (Netflix's Aunty Donna, Double Denim) debuts her critically acclaimed show. Average Bear sheds light on Michelle's experience living in the shadows o...

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Nish Kumar: Your Power, Your Control

It has been a period of upheaval and uncertainty with COVID and the political situation. You will be amazed by my capacity to somehow take all these things personally. Your Power, Your Control is a new show ...

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Rich Hall SOLD OUT: TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE

After my last Fringe appearance (August, 2016), I had to step away from Edinburgh and consider how to be less devastatingly funny. Many of the people at that show suffered fainting spells, hallucinations and...

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Sam Taunton: Yoho Diabolo

One of Australia's best stand-up comedians returns with his new show Yoho Diabolo. Last time I performed at Edinburgh Fringe I accidentally walked in on Russell Howard in the bathroom so I'm beyond e...

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Sam Taunton: Yoho Diabolo

21:20

03 Aug

Simon Evans and His Big Ideas

Does for politics, religion and philosophy what Simon Evans Goes to Market (BBC Radio 4) did for economics – makes it fresh, compelling and funny.From Gnosticism to Nihilism... come and enjoy an...

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Stephen Mullan: Ouch!

Stephen Mullan arrives at the Edinburgh Fringe bringing his special brand of goofy energetic comedy to the festival for the first time. Fresh from his trip to Love Island Australia, Stephen returned to Irela...

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Stephen Mullan: Ouch!

16:55

03 Aug

Séayoncé: Res-Erection

The baddest b!tch in the spirit world is back, the legendary Ghost Whisperer Séayoncé! What better way to feel alive again than with a big throbbing res-erection? Ghouls just want to have fun... it's t...

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Séayoncé: Res-Erection

22:00

03 Aug

Best of the Fest

The best mixed-bill comedy night in Edinburgh, featuring your favourite comedians from around the Fringe. A perfect way to experience the festival!Previous guests include: David O'Doherty, Jason B...

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Best of the Fest

00:00

05 Aug

Des Bishop: Mia Mamma

My mother died in March 2019 and of course it was sad and grief can be tough sometimes, but I saw a lot of funny in that too. Since death comes to us all and grief is something most of us will experience, I ...

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Des Bishop: Mia Mamma

19:20

03 Aug

Neil Delamere: Liminal

Fresh from a sell-out tour, star of BBC's The Blame Game, Fighting Talk and The News Quiz, Neil Delamere returns to Edinburgh with a brand-new show. Whether it's between countries or systems, the pla...

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Neil Delamere: Liminal

19:20

16 Aug

Two Hearts: We're Pregnant and the Baby is Music

New Zealand's only popstars return with new catchy AF comedy pop music. And guess what? They’re expecting... you to enjoy the show. After selling out shows in NZ and the UK, Two Hearts are ready to...

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Brown Sauce

Brown Sauce is a comedy night with the best South Asian comedians (and other Asian friends) on the circuit. Featuring household names and the best up-and-coming talent, all hilarious comedians who happen to ...

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Brown Sauce

21:00

16 Aug

Diane Chorley's Chatting with Chorley: The Podcast

Diane Chorley brings you her chart-topping podcast Chatting with Chorley live from the glamour of her cult 1980s nightclub The Flick.Expect gorgeous Fringe exclusives, sizzling chat, dazzling celebrit...

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Diane Chorley: Down The Flick

Join cult songstress Diane Chorley, and sidekick Milky, as they bring back their iconic 80s nightclub The Flick, where the dancing doesn’t stop, the band keeps playing and the Babycham's on ice &rs...

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Diane Chorley: Modern Love

One of The Guardian’s top five shows of 2021 returns for a limited run!Join The Duchess of Canvey on a hilarious journey of self-discovery as she reclaims her place in the heart of divided Brita...

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Diane Chorley: Modern Love

21:00

23 Aug

BriTANicK

Best Sketch Show, Time Out (New York) BriTANicK is the comedy duo of Nick Kocher and Brian McElhaney. They have written for Saturday Night Live and It's Alway...

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BriTANicK

19:45

03 Aug

Cabaret Impedimenta

An impossible variety show hosted by John-Luke Roberts.Amazing acts try to entertain you under increasingly difficult circumstances. Spin the wheel and find out if a singer can still sing with a bubbl...

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Cabaret Impedimenta

23:55

17 Aug

Ed Gamble: Electric

He's been on the road since February, played three sold-out nights at London's iconic Hackney Empire and now Ol' Broken Pancreas is charged up and ready to flick the switch on even more nights of...

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Ed Gamble: Electric

21:00

08 Aug

George Egg: Set Menu (The Best of George Egg)

George cooks food while making you laugh. In recent years he's toured three shows and cooked over a thousand dishes, all in front of an audience, none with a kitchen. This is the best bits. Three meals, ...

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Grace Petrie: Butch Ado About Nothing

“Whining folk singer” (The Telegraph), lesbian and checked-shirt collector Grace Petrie has been incorrectly called Sir everyday of her adult life, and, having exhausted her capacity for wri...

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Isabelle Farah: Irresponsabelle

British-Lebanese comedian Isabelle Farah's sell-out Edinburgh Fringe 2021 show Ellipsis later transferred to the Soho Theatre and was listed by Chortle in the Top Ten shows of 2021.Isabelle return...

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Jordan Gray: Is It a Bird?

Winner: Best New Comedian, Panic Awards (2019) As seen on BBC, ITV, Sky and Comedy Central. Fusing stand-up with musical comedy, the UK's premier transgender comedian takes on babies, boob...

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Jordan Gray: Is It a Bird?

22:25

03 Aug

Phil Wang: The Real Hero in All This

Hot off the heels of his critically acclaimed Netflix special, Phil's bringing his highly infective British-Malaysian variant of comedy to the Edinburgh Fringe once more. Phil's last show in Edinburg...

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Rob Auton: The Crowd Show

The Crowd Show is a comedy/theatre/spoken word show about crowds by award-winning writer, actor and podcaster Rob Auton. The Crowd Show is a show suitable for anybody who wants to be in the crowd for this sh...

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Rob Auton: The Crowd Show

14:50

03 Aug

Tom Walker: Javelin

Award-winning physical comedian Tom Walker has written a love letter to the sport and spear that share a name: the humble javelin. That most noble of pursuits: throwing something very far.Winner: Dire...

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Tom Walker: Javelin

21:05

03 Aug

Who Murdered My Cat?

Following sell-out shows at VAULT Festival, Edinburgh Fringe and Soho Theatre, award-winning storyteller and professional over-sharer Roann Hassani McCloskey returns with another fearless autobiographical ta...

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Who Murdered My Cat?

17:05

04 Aug

Baby Wants Candy

Total Edinburgh Fringe sell-out 2015-2019. One of the world's most popular comedy ensembles is back! You call out the title, BWC makes up the musical. Some favourite recent titles: Kanye West Side Story,...

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Baby Wants Candy

21:00

03 Aug

Christopher Titus: Carrying Monsters

The “amazingly funny” (Forbes) Christopher Titus, one of the States' most prolific and respected comedians, is finally making his Edinburgh debut. Titus' eponymously named Fox sitcom...

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Dixie Longate's Happy Hour

Formally the world's greatest Tupperware Lady, Dixie's show is an air-tight packed hour of fun, filth, and laughter. Forced to give up Tupperware sales and homeschool her kids full-time under lockdow...

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Dixie Longate's Happy Hour

19:00

04 Aug

Emmy Blotnick: The 30 Fragrances of Jennifer Lopez: A Show About Death, Betrayal and Financial Ruin

The American stand-up, TV writer and "neurotic Jewish millennial" returns following her acclaimed 2019 debut.Join Emmy on a journey through nearly 13 of Jennifer Lopez's 30 fragrances be...

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Flo & Joan: Sweet Release

Multi award-winning musical comedy duo Flo & Joan are climbing out of their pits, armed with a piano and percussion section to bring you a brand new show of their critically acclaimed songs and comedy....

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Flo & Joan: Sweet Release

20:10

03 Aug

Jake Cornell and Marcia Belsky: Man and Woman

Award-winning, New York comedians Jake Cornell and Marcia Belsky present an hour-long parody about heterosexual love. With Jake Cornell starring as Man and Marcia Belsky as Woman the two explore gender polit...

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Jo Griffin: People Person

Everyone ok? Everyone happy with their life choices? Everyone with high self-esteem and without regrets? Great! Well let's get cosy and together we'll crack the meaning of life. Jo is one half of cri...

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Jo Griffin: People Person

19:10

03 Aug

Jody Kamali: Ironing Board Man

Physical comedy meets Hollywood. Join Jody on a cinematic journey, from crime capers to romantic thrillers and more, whilst using everybody's favourite household item: the humble ironing board. A silent ...

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John-Luke Roberts: Terrible Wonderful Adaptations

Following three culturally deeply unsettling, sell-out smash-hit runs, this bafflingly entertaining late-night comedy extravaganza returns to the Fringe for a fourth hammer blow. JLR wrangles an all-star cas...

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Jonny & The Baptists: Dance Like It Never Happened

Oh wow, the last two years have been awful haven't they? So what do we do now? Laugh and pretend it's definitely fine? Or deal with the trauma of multiple lockdowns, emotional shutdowns and total bre...

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Matt Winning: Hot Mess

Live show based on the book Hot Mess: What On Earth Can We Do About Climate Change. 'A very funny, important and only moderately terrifying clarion call of a book' (Adam Kay). As seen on BBC Two and ...

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Matt Winning: Hot Mess

20:00

03 Aug

Melissa Stephens: HOT DOGS & TEARS

Christmas Eve, Georgia, 1996. Melissa's newly divorced dad picks her and her teenage brother up for dinner. After an hour of silent driving, they pull up to his favorite family restaurant... Hooters. Wel...

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Michael Spicer: The Room Next Door

Join the creator of The Room Next Door in this final run at the Edinburgh Fringe after a successful sell-out tour as he talks about making comedy under the radar and the dangers of social media fame, as well...

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Nikki Britton: One Small Step

“Few comics reduce their audience to the constant waves of laughter for the full hour like Britton does” (Chortle). Britton makes her Fringe debut with an outrageous ...

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Paul Williams: In the Moonlight

Join New Zealand’s fastest comedian (5km and 10km) for an enchanting afternoon In the Moonlight. The show includes music, romance and even photos. He’s been on TV, starring in the critically revi...

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Police Cops: The Musical

USA, 1985: Rookie Police Cop Jimmy Johnson joined the force to protect and serve... But now Jimmy's in deep, partnered up with a renegade Police Cop and leaned on by a racist Chief. With guns loaded and ...

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Police Cops: The Musical

19:00

03 Aug

Rachel Bradley: Beauty for Ashes

In her Fringe debut, one of the hottest names on America's comedy circuit shares her journey from daughter, to best friend, to caregiver in a poignant but laughter-filled hour.Following the releas...

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Randy Feltface: Alien of Extraordinary Ability

There's only one Randy Feltface, which technically makes him a critically endangered species. Don't miss your chance to see this Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee deliver an hour of blistering jokes in ...

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Reginald D. Hunter: Bombe Shuffleur

Climate change. Mass unemployment. Economic pandemics. The rise of global fascism. So, what the f*ck could this man possibly say to upset you? Welcome to the world of the Bombe Shuffleur. Fresh from a UK tou...

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Richard Herring: RHLSTP

Multi award-winning podcast returns. See it live! Get to shout out RHLSTP like a proper cool kid. Hosted by one-balled Taskmaster Champion and 'King of Edinburgh' (The List). His 43rd show and his 26...

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Richard Herring: RHLSTP

13:00

03 Aug

Ryan Lane Will Be There Now in a Minute

An investigation into Welsh and queer identity or a show for anyone with a complex relationship to home. This playful and inventive character comedy explores what it means to be Welsh and queer, and the myth...

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Simon Fanshawe: The Power of Difference

Perrier Award-winning comedy legend Simon Fanshawe is returning to the Edinburgh Fringe for the first time in decades with the live show based on his book, The Power Of Difference. As a pioneer of the UK com...

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The Oxford Revue and Other Farmyard Animals

The Oxford Revue are back again at the Edinburgh Fringe with an hour of sketches, stand-up and all sorts of assorted silliness!Known for kick-starting the careers of the likes of Rowan Atkinson, Katy ...

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Tom DeTrinis: I HATE NEW YORK

I HATE NEW YORK is a gay-tastic solo debut from self-professed rage-a-holic, Tom DeTrinis, that offers up a non-stop, hilarious litany of grievances. DeTrinis unmasks his singular views on everything fr...

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Your Aunt Fanny: Muff Said

Your Aunt Fanny are an all-womxn theatre company from the North East of England. Muff Said is their latest offering, a comedy sketch show that vividly captures a night out on the town with your wildest, olde...

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Your Aunt Fanny: Muff Said

21:05

04 Aug