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Showbiz stalwart and ”Wheezing Dragon Best Newcomer” (1980, 1982), Jimmy Whobblers returns for one last debut show. 'First-rate character comedy' | 'Nuggets of comedy gold' ★★★★ (Skinny). 'Properly hilarious… Don’t miss it' ★★★★★ (Fountain).
Martin Bearne is a struggling stand-up comedian ('killer one liners' (Scotsman)), but can he make his therapist laugh? Will she even find him funny? Or will she find something else...
Horror in all its forms from the brilliant, brutal mind of one of Scotland’s most talented comics, highlighting the connections between terror and laughter and confronting our reactions to an ever-changing, more horrifying world.
At 17, Brian ran away to New Zealand. Bikers, Nazis, Iraqi refugees, The UVF, Mossad, cults & a porn star named Desire all feature in a chaos filled year of discovery! "The Big Stage Beckons" City Limits.
Have you ever been into something before it was cool? An indie band or the latest fashion trend? "The Next, Next Big Thing" is your chance to get in on the ground floor with two of the brightest rising stars in comedy, Celya AB and Nick Martinello.
Join two of Scotland's fastest rising comics for a fun hour of stand-up comedy. 'Punchlines hit home' (EdFestMag.com). With a special guest everyday.
Megan Shandley (Funny Women Grand finalist 2018, as seen on BBC Scotland's Comedy Underground) brings tales of nostalgia and things forthcoming to this year's Fringe. 'Among Scotland's youngest rising comics' (Edinburgh Festivals Magazine).
Gus Lymburn invites you to join him for an anarchic hour of nonsense. It's live. It's raw. It's really f*cking funny. 'His witty alternative-meets-python material brought unbridled tears of joy' (Scotsman).
Hilarious Scottish comedian Grant Gallacher returns to Scotland with his third solo show, Making Europe Grant's Again, diving into his foreign escapades with sidesplitting results. 'One of Scotland's best up and coming comedians' (Skinny).
A reinvention of the roast show format. Late-night, high-octane fusion of stand-up performances mixed with all the brutality you've come to know and love from the Scot Roast team.
Edinburgh EH1 2JU
The Edinburgh Revue returns for its 10th Fringe, bringing you 50 minutes of 'brave, intelligent, and inventive' (BroadwayBaby.com) stand-up, showcasing the best of the local scene and 'the comic talent of the future' ★★★★ (Skinny).
Stand-up from the ‘master of wordplay’, Leicester Comedy Festival’s ‘UK Pun Championships’ runner-up 2016. “A congenial showman… the audience loved him… you will not be disappointed” (Prague Fringe) “Richard's joke rate is phenomenal” (Buxton Fringe)
The songs and stories you'd miss if you didn't look up and listen. With songs, stories and some jokes I hope to remind you that the world is not a bad place to be after all. 'Hard not to be won over by this host's charm' ★★★★ (One4Review)
Rahul Kohli grew up with many heroes. Every single one is either a sexist, paedophile or Nazi now. But has humanity always been such a bag of shit? Or are societies standards changing at an untenable rate? 'superb political comedy' (The Scotsman)
Scottish comedian Daniel Downie – 'one to watch' (MumbleComedy.net) – takes an irreverent look at Scotland’s history, people, culture, language and the f*cking weather – plus plenty of jobby jokes.
Raymond Mearns and Gary Little have Still Got It! A blistering hour of stand-up, with great stories, awesome observations and improvisation from two of the very best headline comedians in Scotland.
Trevor Lewis here, I've been a Tech at Edinburgh Fringe for 10 years after moving over from Australia. I've hand picked my favourite acts from the UK and International Circuits and even some from TV to do their shows. Who? It's a mystery...
It's stand-up, but not as you know it; no rules, no script, just pure comedy. This international double-act deliver a unique hour of improvised stand-up every show. 'Sixty mins of never to be repeated punchlines' (STV).
4 panellists perform short sets based on historical events which happened on the same date as the show, then together speculate on alternative endings to events which happened in Edinburgh’s history. Recorded for podcast. Hosted by Richard Pulsford.
In a festival that pours scorn on comedy without a poignant ending, one show dares to celebrate the purity of the undiluted, unadulterated and altogether far funnier club set. Big laughs with Jay Lafferty and Keir McAllister.
Now with venues in Edinburgh’s historic Old Town and bustling New Town, the Scottish Comedy Festival is looking forward to a record breaking number of shows this Fringe.
Rick Molland (UK) and Sully O'Sullivan (NZ) compete to create the most offensive cake the world’s ever seen. 'An epic comedy battle' (TheCultureTrip.com). 'Taboo-busting humour' (List). This show contains cakes some viewers may find offensive.
One of Scotlands top comic returns with more brilliant stories and jokes showing why he's one of the best around. Take a chance. 'A master storyteller' (Herald). 'Born raconteur' (Scotsman). 'A f*cking riot, hilarious' (Bill Burr).
An Argumentative, Raging, Judgemental, Grammar Nazi! Essential character defects for a successful comedy career! You may have seen him in “Limmy’s show” or BBC Scotland’s “Breaking the News” Raymond is one of Scotland’s top live stand-up comedians.
Performed in and out of Edinburgh’s famous - and infamous - taverns and ‘howfs’, the tour takes the form of an impassioned debate between two fictional characters.
Join the longest running panellist on BBC Scotland's 'Breaking the News' as he runs through new material for his next tour.
Hi, I'm Eddy Brimson, I coach life. And I do that by cutting out the bullshit. Let me help you discover your unique individuality, so that you can become exactly the same as me. Oh f*cking yeah!
Scottish Comedy Festival’s official Pick of the Fringe showcase returns for an eighth hilarious year with another phenomenal hand-picked selection of our favourite acts from across the Fringe. Perth Fringe Comedy Award-nominated. ★★★★(BroadwayBaby.com).
Hilarious stories old and new as Bruce looks into the abyss of middle age with the maturity of a teenager. There will be swearing as well as laughter!
'put simply, he is a very, very funny man' (The Skinny)
Have your feelings hurt by some of the best comedians behaving at their despicable worst as the premier roast show of the Fringe returns for 2019. Don’t miss this fast paced revolutionary and fully interactive roast show experience.
If you love sitting on a chair and watching stand-up comedy, then this is the show for you! As seen on BBC's Short Stuff. 'Sure to delight with his amusing frustration' (EdFestMag.com).
Join stand up Gavin Webster and special comedian guests as they review the day's performances and gather together the stories of the day at The Fringe. The audience will be asked how their day has gone and there'll be plenty of surprises.