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Dan Antopolski: Return of the Dan Antopolski

Last seen in 2013, the prodigal triple Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee returns 'as inventive as ever' (Guardian) with his eighth stand-up hour about change, pain, honour and gain. Funniest Joke of the...

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Chris Kent: Moving on

Returning with his charming and surreal style and a new perspective on life, Cork comedian Chris Kent presents his fifth solo show, Moving on. Having moved to the UK and recently become a dad for the first t...

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Chris Kent: Moving on

17:15

02 Aug

Charlie Baker: The Hit Polisher

Entertainment combined harvester Charlie Baker (Harry Hill's Teatime Sky 1, O2 Comedy Gala Channel 4, EastEnders) sings his nostalgic love letter to pop music of the 80s, 90s and 00s. Part comedy, p...

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Abandoman's Rob Broderick – The Musical in My Mind

Rob Broderick is a man with a dream – to write the world's biggest hip-hop musical. Join him for a beautiful combination of hip-hop, comedy and animation, in a show that's two parts Drake, one ...

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Al Murray: The Pub Landlord's Saloon

The nation's favourite pub landlord turns pop-up publican and invites you to his raucous saloon. Comedy, music and variety are all on tap in this headline show led by the ringmaster of rabble rousing. Th...

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Andrew Lawrence: The Happy Accident Tour

Double Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominated stand-up – and subject of 2016 Sky Arts documentary The Outcast Comic – pokes fun at liberal pretensions and the horrors of parenthood. As seen on Live At ...

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Andrew Maxwell: Showtime

This will be Andrews 22nd Edinburgh Fringe show! He just loves Edinburgh, also he's been on the telebox a lot, he's Irish, adorable and blooming damn funny! What more do you want? Book now!...

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Andrew Maxwell: Showtime

21:00

02 Aug

Andrew Ryan: Did You Get Here Alright?

Irishman and star of BBC One Northern Ireland's The Blame Game, Andrew Ryan returns to the Fringe with another offering of his 'well-paced, well written show that delivers plenty of laughs' ...

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Best of the Fest

The biggest and best comedy line-ups in Edinburgh! This festival favourite returns and maintains its status as the place to be at midnight. Or you can follow the best of the fest on ...

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Best of the Fest

00:00

05 Aug

Baby Wants Candy: The Completely Improvised Full Band Musical

Total sell-out 2015 and 2016! One of the best known, longest running and most celebrated improv shows in the world. 'Entertainment phenomenon!' ***** (Scotsman). Critics' Pick (New York Times). *...

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LadyFace

A white-knuckle ride on a character comedy carousel from chameleon woman-host LadyFace AKA Lucy Farrett, said to be 'funny' (Neil Gaiman) and 'mesmerising' (Scotsman). So, roll up, roll up an...

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LadyFace

17:45

03 Aug

Juan Vesuvius: I am your Deejay

Superstar disc jokey Juan Vesuvius brings his turntables back to Edinburgh to deliver the greatest and strangest DJ set you've ever experienced. But why does he need so much towelling? And what really ha...

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Margaret Thatcher Queen of Game Shows

Ding dong the witch is back! Multi award-winning Fringe sensation Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho returns with the most fabulous game show of all! Join the Iron Lady for songs, games and catchphrases as audi...

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Michael Brandon – Off-Ramps

The star of 'Dempsey and Makepeace', ‘Episodes' and 'Jerry Springer The Opera', Michael Brandon gave himself two years to star in a Hollywood movie. Still there after 50, he now lif...

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Mike Bubbins: Retrosexual Male

Tweets? Likes? Swipes? That’s not progress. Mike’s old school. A man’s man. A woman’s man. A retrosexual; retro music, retro TV, retro cars, retro fashion, retro moustaches. Mike prou...

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Boris & Sergey's One Man Extravaganza

Join the Balkan bad boys of puppetry at the pinnacle of their careers, the dazzling lights of Hollywood casting a halo around their leathery crowns. But, what goes up must come down... hard. A hilarious and ...

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Nazeem Hussain – Hussain In The Membrane

Nazeem's boundary-pushing comedy, explores his love/not-so-love relationship with a planet fraught with mistrust. And given the state of the world, the feeling seems to be mutual. 'Hussain is a wonde...

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Nath Valvo – Not In This House

Nath Valvo smashed 2016. He stormed the Melbourne Comedy Festival TV Gala, recorded his debut stand up TV special and scored a nomination for Best Newcomer in the Edinburgh Fringe. Catch one of Australia'...

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Milton Jones is Out There

No, really out there and this time he hasn't just forgotten his keys. He's holding up the mirror of truth to society, and he can see right through it, which means its probably just a window. From Moc...

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Milton Jones is Out There

19:30

03 Aug

Jamie MacDonald: Designated Driver

Foot to the floor comedy courtesy of that funny blind guy. Irreverent, hilarious stories from the Glaswegian you don't want driving you home. The master storyteller has uncovered a conspiracy about humil...

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Hannah Gadsby – Nanette

Winner - 2017 Best Show at Melbourne International Comedy FestivalWinner - 2017 Helpmann Award for Best Comedy Performer'Hello, I have another show for you...

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Hannah Gadsby – Nanette

17:30

02 Aug

Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

I originally intended to call the show I’ll Millennial You in a Minute, but my promoter considered the title 'off-puttingly baffling. That’s my own chainsaw in the photo, by the way. ‘C...

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Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

19:30

02 Aug

Ongals: Babbling Comedy

With breathtaking magic, effortless circus and formidable beatboxing skills, Ongals will have you laughing your hat off. A high energy non-verbal comedy spectacular tickling the funny bone of every...

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Ongals: Babbling Comedy

18:00

02 Aug

Paul Zerdin: All Mouth

America's Got Talent winner, ventriloquist Paul Zerdin, heads to Fringe for three nights only, fresh from headline shows in Las Vegas, with a sparkling new show featuring his all-star cast of (in)famous ...

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Paul Zerdin: All Mouth

19:30

22 Aug

Reginald D Hunter: Some People vs Reginald D Hunter

Reginald's searingly honest material has garnered him a fan base spanning the generations. His TV appearances include Have I Got News For You?, 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown and BBC Two's hugely po...

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Sarah Kendall: One-Seventeen

Nominated twice for the Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show and Total Fringe Sell Out 2015 and 2016, Sarah Kendall returns with her brand new show One-Seventeen. A blistering new hour of storytelling from t...

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Sarah Kendall: One-Seventeen

19:00

02 Aug

Shappi Khorsandi: Mistress and Misfit

Shappi presents England's unsung heroine. For too many years she has been known as just Nelson's mistress, a bit of a harlot (you get one job in a brothel and bang goes your reputation). Women's ...

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Simon Evans: Genius

Ever since he was a small boy, all Evans really wanted was to be recognised by the world as a man of genius. He has, until now, remained thwarted. The world seems increasingly indifferent to true genius of a...

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Simon Evans: Genius

20:20

02 Aug

Hardeep Singh Kohli: Alternative, Fact

The BBC Radio 4 favourite, BAFTA winner and regular on BBC's Question Time, This Week and Daily Politics, brings a brand new hour to the Fringe, giving his unique take on the political climate combined w...

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Ivan Brackenbury's 10 Year Anniversary Party with Tom Binns, Ian D Montfort and Friends

One year late, because he got the maths wrong, Ivan celebrates 11 years actually on the Fringe with guest appearances from other creations of Tom Binns, who have recently featured in BBC One's Hospital P...

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Jason Byrne: The Man with Three Brains

Jason has three brains; they kick into action when he hits the stage. Left brain scans the audience and room looking for improv moments. Right brain collates stand-up material and stunts, poised to dish out ...

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Joanne McNally: Bite Me

Joanne was on an amazing diet and that was brilliant until it landed her in a clinic with a load of people who had lost their minds, which was ridiculous because Joanne definitely still had hers. Turns out h...

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Joanne McNally: Bite Me

18:20

02 Aug

The Establishment: Eton Mess

Side-splitting, stiff upper-lipped hilarity from energetic duo Dan Lees and Neil Frost. Two ultra-privileged British gents struggling to hold onto their whimsical world of cricket, tea and secret arms deals....

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The Establishment: Eton Mess

17:00

02 Aug

The Oxford Revue

Join the critically acclaimed Oxford Revue as it returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for its 53rd year. Written and performed by the country's finest student comedians, Triptych is an hour of sharp ...

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The Oxford Revue

16:20

03 Aug

The St Andrews Revue presents: The Big Time

They say fame is a fickle friend, and the St Andrews Revue have been lonely for years. But now, with a freshly replenished wardrobe and six Edinburgh shows under the elastic rim of their long johns, the gang...

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Thrones! The Musical

Total sell-out in 2015 and 2016! Updated each week with new deaths and sexcapades from the new seventh series. From the twisted minds of Baby Wants Candy: 'A resounding success' ***** (Sunday Times)....

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Thrones! The Musical

16:55

02 Aug

Tom Binns is Ian D Montfort: Ian Talk Three

In his third Ian talk, Ian, the hospital porter turned psychic healer, recently featured in BBC One's Hospital People, proves there is no need to provide proof that his methods work and provides evidence...

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Urzila Carlson – First Edition

Winner: Director’s Choice Award - Sydney Comedy Festival 2017 South African-born, New Zealand-based award-winning Urzila Carlson's natural, straight up style has audiences e...

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 Jerry Sadowitz: Comedian, Magician, Psychopath!

Jerry Sadowitz - comedian, magician, and all round scary man is back! With his unique combination of comedy, absolute hatred, and card tricks, every moment is guaranteed to make you feel better about YOURSEL...

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Audrey's Absolute Fest of All

Each evening we welcome a top comedian to perform their full Edinburgh show on board Audrey, the most unique venue at the festival. A wonderful opportunity to see your favourite comedian in the most intimate...

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Becky Lucas: Little Bitch

Becky Lucas is a little bitch, but she's also a writer, performer, rat and prolific tweeter. Becky is one of the most exciting new voices on the Australian comedy scene, and she's coming to Edinburgh...

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Becky Lucas: Little Bitch

19:00

02 Aug

Comedians Film Club

This brilliant show returns to Edinburgh. Our favourite comedians present their favourite films. Every night, a different comedian will discuss why their film is so important to them. The film will then be s...

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Comedians Film Club

22:00

04 Aug

Comic Relief Live

Join John Bishop and a line-up of some of the most exciting comedy talent in the country to raise money for Comic Relief, helping people living incredibly tough lives, both in the UK and across Africa. 96% o...

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Comic Relief Live

20:00

21 Aug

Damien Power – Utopia: Now in 3D!

Pinder Prize winner 2017. Best Show nominee Melbourne Comedy Festival 2015/2016/2017. Damien is undeniably the most exhilarating voice on the Australian comedy circuit. Not afraid to wade into deep water, he...

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David O'Doherty: Big Time

David O’Doherty – the Ryanair Enya, the Aldi Bublé – returns to the Fringe with last year's hit show Big Time, an hour of talking and songs in a haunted hall on a hill filled with port...

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David O'Doherty: Big Time

19:30

25 Aug

For Robin Williams: A Benefit Gig in Aid of Mind and SAMH

We miss Robin Williams. Tonight, three years after his passing, we will celebrate him. And hopefully raise a helluva lot of money for two great mental health charities. Line-up will include Ed Gamble, Tom Ba...

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Goose: Amphetawaltz

One of the best-reviewed acts of 2015 and 2016. Award-winning one-man cartoon. Wracked with hype, Goose present their most ambitious show yet. As seen on BBC Three and Comedy Central. 'Brilliant stuff...

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Goose: Amphetawaltz

16:30

03 Aug

Helen Duff: When the Going Gets Duff

'Master of shamelessly silly yet socially conscious clowning' (BroadwayBaby.com) Helen Duff returns with a 'bold, subversive and very funny' (Scotsman) show about life as a fully exposed idio...

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Hyprov: Improv Under Hypnosis

It's back! The undisputed late night hit of 2016's Fringe! Join improv legends Mike McShane (2-16 AUG and 26-27 AUG) and Colin Mochrie (17-25 AUG) and master hypnotist Asad Mecci for a mind-blowing, ...

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John Hegley: Peace, Love and Potatoes

Keats, Daleks, soot, belief, osmosis and 'compassionate autobiographical poems and correspondence between family members' (Poetry London). Verses spoken and sung. Hearts broken and repaired. Devised ...

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Mark Steel: Every Little Thing's Gonna Be Alright

Mark’s sell-out show Who Do I Think I Am, revealed his natural father was world backgammon champion. Now the star of Radio 4’s Mark Steel’s in Town, and newspaper columnist of the year, he ...

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Sam Simmons A-K

Winner Best Show 2015 Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Awards. Winner Barry Award 2015 Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Winner Best Comedy Performer 2014 Helpmann Awards. 40-year-old dickhead sits on stage a...

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Sam Simmons A-K

21:40

11 Aug

The Birthday Game with Daniel Norcross

Ever woken up in the night screaming at the revelation that Bruno Tonioli is 61 and wondered what happened to your life? Daniel Norcross has. Join the BBC Test Match Special commentator as he revives this cu...

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The Reel Comedy Club

This famous showcase returns with a dazzling array of the best comics from the Fringe. All performing on board the 22-seat Vintage Mobile Cinema – the most unique venue in Edinburgh.Thu 17th Aug...

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The Reel Comedy Club

19:30

04 Aug

The Rise and Fall of Marcus Monroe

Presented by Eva Price and co-written by Josh Koenigsberg, a writer for Netflix’s award-winning hit Orange is the New Black, comes a world premiere. Marcus Monroe – comedian, juggler, and award-w...

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The Stevenson Experience: Identical as Anything

Perth Fringe World Best Comedy Nominees 2015, 2016 and 2017. Sold out Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Canberra Comedy Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival, Perth Fringe Festival 2016 and 2017. Musical c...

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Trygve vs a Baby

A world-famous mime attempts to be more entertaining than a standard baby. From Trygve Wakenshaw, the creator of smash hits Nautilus (Fosters Award nominee), Kraken and Squidboy, comes a brand-new show and a...

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Trygve vs a Baby

15:00

03 Aug

Whose Line is It Anyway? – Live at the Fringe

The live incarnation of the legendary improvisational comedy TV show comes to the Fringe! Hosted by Clive Anderson, a stellar line-up from the improv world reunites for more unpredictable and hilarious nosta...

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Woolly: The Morose Merino

Sarcastic, satirical and hilariously self-deprecating, Woolly is a sheep with serious issues! Nominated for the Best Comedy Award of Melbourne Fringe 2016, Woolly is the tale of how one sexually frustrated, ...

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Woolly: The Morose Merino

13:35

03 Aug

Goose: The Game Show

Brand new, late night game show from the award winning, critically acclaimed Goose. One band, two teams of contestants, and a corybantic one man cartoon strobe speed host – come...

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Goose: The Game Show

23:00

24 Aug

David O'Doherty: Big Time - Extra shows

David O’Doherty – the Ryanair Enya, the Aldi Bublé – returns to the Fringe with last year's hit show Big Time, an hour of talking and songs in a haunted hall on a hill filled with port...

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Mark Steel: Every Little Thing's Gonna Be Alright - EXTRA SHOW

Mark’s sell-out show Who Do I Think I Am, revealed his natural father was world backgammon champion. Now the star of Radio 4’s Mark Steel’s in Town, and newspaper columnist of the year, he ...

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Hannah Gadsby – Nanette EXTRA SHOW 12 Aug

Winner - 2017 Best Show at Melbourne International Comedy FestivalWinner - 2017 Helpmann Award for Best Comedy Performer'Hello, I have another show for you. It's inspired by a woman cal...

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Boris & Sergey's Vaudevillian Adventure

Following their sell out smash at the Edinburgh Fringe and hoping to capitalise on their seven five star reviews, puppetry's Balkan bad boys Boris & Sergey; Simply the greates...

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Ivo Graham: Educated Guess

After an eventful year off (got a new laptop, etc), the boy's back in town with resolutions galore but less courage in his convictions than ever. How much has Ivo learnt? And what...

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Ivo Graham: Educated Guess

00:00

26 Aug