Edinburgh Fringe 2018 Recommendations, in time-order
Lee Kyle - Kicking Potatoes Into the Sea
City Café, Hollywood | 10:20-11:20 | Aug 3-14, 16-18, 20-26 | Pay What You Want (PWYW) on exit | 16+
Have you ever kicked a potato into the sea? Lee Kyle has. It's great.
John Hegley: Morning Wordship
Pleasance Courtyard, Beneath | 10:30-11:15 | Aug 4-5, 9-12, 16-19 | £0 (£8) | 6+ | poetry
Join the morning chorus of clappy, clippy, cloppy sing-song and poem pong.
Gráinne Maguire: What Has the News Ever Done for Me?
City Café, Las Vegas | 11:15-12:10 | Aug 2-26 | PWYW | 14+ | panel-show
The only topical news show that stalks you on Instagram.
Christian Talbot: Desperately Seeking Approval
Finnegan's Wake, Back Room | 12:00-13:00| Aug 2-13, 15-26 | PWYW | 18+
How being needy and anxious made me famous for a day.
Rosie Holt: Some Like It Holt (WIP)
Espionage, The Bunker | 12:00-12:30 | Aug 2-13, 15-25 | PWYW | 16+
Rosie is not for everyone. Those people are idiots. The best people like it Holt.
Ryan Ward and Joe Molander: Natural Born Performers
The Hanover Tap, The Wee Tap | 12:00-13:00 | Aug 19-26 | PWYW | 18+
Britain's amateur bounty hunters do half an hour each of stand-up.
Eleanor Morton: Great Title, Glamorous Photo *ACMS BOARD*
Stand 4 | 12:05-13:05 | Aug 1, 3-12, 14-19, 21-25 | £9 (£8) | 16+
Eleanor Morton tries to reinvent herself as the sexy, confident comedian she has always secretly probably been. It will definitely work.
Cam Spence and Jodie Mitchell: The New Babes
Banshee Labyrinth, Cinema Room | 12:10-13:10 | Aug 5-13, 15-25 | PWYW | 18+
Two strong new female comedians entertain you.
Lisanne Fridsma: A Piece of Cake!
Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, The Loft | 12:15-`13:15 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | PWYW | 14+
Please come along, enjoy free homemade cakes and watch some of the loveliest comedians around.
Courtroom Play: A Courtroom Play [with ACMS host Thom Tuck]
Pleasance Dome, 10Dome | 12:25-13:20 | Aug 1-12, 14-27 | £7+ | 12+
A big-hearted Hollywood blockbuster set in a small English village, by Jon Gracey. Think Legally Blonde meets Hot Fuzz. Court is in session.
Lou Sanders: Shame Pig
Monkey Barrel, One | 12:30-13:30| Aug 2-14, 16-26 | £5 or PWYW | 14+
Yes, big topics are discussed. Her labia, for one. But also shame, sobriety and unrequested sex.
Mat Ricardo vs the World
City Café, Las Vegas | 12:30-13:30 | Aug 2-26 | PWYW | 12+ | circus
World-class juggling, magic and illusion, escapology, sleight of hand, knife-throwing, stand-up comedy, feats of strength, demonstrations of dexterity and the only good trick that exists with a fidget spinner.
Paul Duncan McGarrity - A Practical Guide to Attacking Castles
Espionage, Mata Hari | 12:30-13:25 | Aug 2-13, 15-26 | PWYW | 16+
Modern life could be so much better if we all learn how to attack a castle.
Phill Jupitus: Freeviously
Bannerman's, Back Cave | 12:30-13:30 | Aug 4-12, 14-26 | PWYW | 14+
Revival of last year's show, Up The Stand. Bring badges to swap.
Abigoliah Schamaun: Yoga at The Fringe
Underbelly Bristo Square, Cow Barn | 13:00-14:00 | Aug 2-18, 20-26 | £5 | 16+
A one-hour Hatha yoga class on the stage of Cowbarn. Open to all levels.
Briony Redman: Sketch Artist
Pleasance Courtyard, This | 13:00-14:00| Aug 1-10, 12-27| £5+ | 14+
Stories, sketch and a who-almost-dunnit.
Nathaniel Metcalfe: Chameleon, Comedian, Corinthian & Caricature
The Counting House, The Lounge | 13:10-14:05 | Aug 2-13, 15-26 | PWYW | 14+
Mildly anticipated new show.
Paul Foxcroft: Huge If True
Ushers, Main Room | 13:15-14:15 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | PWYW | 12+
Stand-up! Character comedy! Very small scale sketch work!
Paul 'Silky' White: Ziuq
Stand 4 | 13:15-14:15 | Aug 3-12, 14-26 | £10 (£9) | 12+ | interactive gameshow
Family friendly-ish backwards comedy quiz.
Rob Kemp's Wheel of Shows
Monkey Barrel, Two | 13:15-14:15 | Aug 3-12, 14-26 | £5 or PWYW | 14+
Ten shows. A spinning wheel. He'll perform whichever it stops on. The idiot.
Siân Docksey: Interdependent Woman
The Newsroom, Basement | 13:15-14:15 | Aug 2-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-26 | PWYW | 14+
Siân's mum is worried about her. So Siân has told her she's a successful stand-up comedian on a cruise ship. This is a show that aims to maintain that lie.
Foxdog Studios: Robot Chef
Boteco, Basement | 13:20-14:20 | Aug 2-8, 10-26 | £5 or PWYW | 14+
Returning with more music, characters, and baffling tech - including an augmented reality world and an audience controlled robot chef.
This Is Your Trial (Family Friendly)
Just The Tonic @ The Caves, Just Up The Stairs | 13:25-14:25 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | £8+ or PWYW | 4+
Comedians are lawyers, prosecuting and defending audience accused.
Flanders and Swann [with Tim Fitzhigham]
Pleasance Dome, AceDome | 13:30-14:30 | Aug 16-27 | £6.50+ | 0+ | music
Tim and Jordan present the songs & wit of those masters of mirth & Madeira.
Nick Hall: Spencer
Underbelly Bristo Square, Clover | 13:30-14:30 | Aug 1-12, 14-27 | £6.50+ | 12+
Spencer Percival. The only British Prime Minister ever to be assassinated.
Robin Ince: Chaos of Delight
Gilded Balloon, The Museum | 13:30-14:30 | Aug 15-26 | £12 | 14+
A frenetic hour of art, science and stupid voices.
Seymour Mace Gets Sucked Off by God
Stand 3 | 13:30-14:30 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | £10+ | 14+
Mister Tuesday, potatoes versus knives, 80s, music, future wizard, noise...
William Stone and Simone Belshaw: Pals
Espionage, Kasbar | 13:30-14:30 | Aug 15-26 | PWYW | 16+
William is a surreal one-liner comedian and Simone is an off-beat storyteller.
Mark Watson: How You Can Almost Win (Work in Progress)
Stand 1 | 13:35-14:35 | Aug 14-23 | £10 (£8) | 12+
A sort of motivational talk about what Celebrity Island taught him.
Adam Larter, Helen Duff and Sam Nicoresti: Boogie Knights
The Hive, Big Cave | 14:00-15:00 | Aug 4-14, 16-26 | £5 or PWYW | 18+
Sir Dance-A-Lot is the last of the Boogie Knights, exiled from his land.
Andrea Hubert: Holes of Joy
Gilded Balloon Teviot, Wee Room | 14:00-15:00 | Aug 1-14, 16-26 | £6+ | 14+
Join Andrea as she tries to make the world a better place.
The Half [play, by Danielle Ward, with Anna Crilly & Margaret Cabourn-Smith]
Pleasance Courtyard, Upstairs | 14:00-15:00 | Aug 1-12, 14-26 | £6+ | 14+
Ambition, friendship, motherhood, ageing and mice. Tragicomedy.
Underbelly Cowgate, Cow Café | 14:10-15:10 | Aug 2-26 | £8+ | 16+
...you meet right after you come out of a long-term relationship. Beware.
Ahir Shah: Duffer
Cabaret Voltaire, Cabaret Voltaire | 14:15-15:15 | Aug 2-26 | PWYW | 14+
Life, death and Bohemian Rhapsody.
Sam Golin and Bisha K Ali: Cult Comics
The Counting House, The Lounge | 14:15-15:15 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | PWYW | 16+
Gamer, comic book fan, sci-fi buff or horror movie addict? This is for you.
Amy Annette: What Women Want
Underbelly Bristo Square, Friesian | 14:20-15:20 | Aug 16-19, 23-26 | £9+ | 14+
Join Amy and a panel of her far more famous comedian friends.
Ali Brice's Lemonade Stand
The Hive, Bunka | 14:30-15:30 | Aug 2-14, 16-26 | £5 or PWYW | 16+
You are cordially invited to the grand reopening of Ali's Lemonade Stand.
David McIver Is a Nice Little Man
Opium, Upstairs | 14:30-15:30 | Aug 4-13, 15-25 | PWYW | 16+
The nicest little man in town giving it a good go. Riffs, bits and skits.
Grace the Former Child: The Bi-Polar Express
The SpiegelYurt (Potterrow) | 14:30-15:15 | Aug 9-13 | £5 or PWYW | 14+
A surreal journey through adolescent mental health services.
Luke Rollason's Planet Earth
Monkey Barrel, Two | 14:30-15:30 | Aug 2-14, 16-26 | £5 or PWYW | 12+
A low-budget, one-man nature documentary set in the future.
Olaf Falafel - There's no i in idiot
Pear Tree, Main Room | 14:45-15:45 | Aug 2-13, 15-20, 26 | PWYW | 14+
Pear Tree, Main Room | 12:15-13:15 | Aug 21-25 | PWYW | 14+
You'll laugh, you'll be confused, you'll enjoy most of it.
Rosco McClelland: 29
Gilded Balloon Teviot, Turret | 14:45-15:45 | Aug 1-13, 14-26 | £6+ | 16+
The perils of getting older & embracing it, whilst attempting to cling to youth.
Stuart Goldsmith: End Of
Liquid Room, Annexe | 14:50-15:50 | Aug 4-15, 17-26 | PWYW | 16+
Ambition, money, a sort of moral autopilot and whether men are worth saving.
Wil Greenway: Either Side of Everything
Underbelly Bristo Square, Dexter | 14:50-15:50 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | £6.50+ | 12+
Master storyteller with live musicians to help your human heart.
Andy Zaltzman: Right Questions. Wrong Answers.
Stand 3 | 15:00-16:00 | Aug 15-26 | £12 (£10) | 14+
Uniquely inventive satirical mind.
Phill Jupitus Is Porky the Poet in Living in a World Where They Throw the Ducks at the Bread
Voodoo Rooms, French Quarter | 15:05-16:05 | Aug 4-12, 14-26 | PWYW | 14+
Since Buzzcocks was cancelled, the scales have shifted in poetry's favour.
Tony Law: A Lost Show
Monkey Barrel, One | 15:00-16:00 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | £10 or PWYW | 14+
A journey through the side and under-mind. Cold fresh pillow. Come!
Gráinne Maguire: I Forgive You; Please Like Me
Gilded Balloon Teviot, Wee Room | 15:15-16:15 | Aug 1-26 | £6+ | 16+
Let's all just have a lovely time and forget that the Great Barrier Reef is gone.
John Henry Falle's The Story Beast: Myths, Monsters & Mayhem
Pleasance Courtyard, The Green | 15:15-16:15 | Aug 1-12, 14-26 | £6+ | 6+ | kids
Hairy, ever so slightly scary tales for kids. Songs co-written with Jay Foreman.
Johannes Dullin: Come Along and Bring a Friend!
Dragonfly | 15:20-16:20 | Aug 2-7, 9-21, 23-26 | £5 or PWYW | 18+
Johannes' comedy is absurd, silly, postmodern and completely unpredictable.
Simon Munnery: The Wreath
Stand 1 | 15:20-16:20 | Aug 3-12, 14-26 | £12 (£10) | 16+
'I went to a funeral the other day. Caught the wreath...' That's what came to me, from the mysterious source of the inexplicable. Hear the story of the joke, the painting and what happened next.
Sofie Hagen Tries Something
Counting House, Lounge | 15:30-16:30 | Aug 2-5, 8-12, 15-19, 22-26 | PWYW | 16+
Each day I will be doing something different. A WIP, a live podcast, a dance..?
Tessa Coates: Witch Hunt
Pleasance Courtyard, This | 15:30-16:30 | Aug 1-26 | £6+ | 12+
Another show about how we got here and where we're supposed to go next.
The Miles Jupp Interviews
The Stand, New Town Theatre | 15:40-16:40 | Aug 3-12 | £14 (£12) | 14+
Miles Jupp and a carefully selected guest of interest and note.
Sara Barron: For Worse
Just The Tonic @ The Tron | 15:40-16:40 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | £5 or PWYW | 18+
Barron skewers her husband, her child, herself and a tweenage sex script.
Nevermind the Bollocks, Here's Markus Birdman
Espionage, Pravda | 15:45-16:40 | Aug 3-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-26 | PWYW | 16+
The best bits from the best comedian you've never heard of.
Ben Target: Splosh! *ACMS BOARD*
The Hive, Bunka | 15:45-16:45 | Aug 2-14, 16-26 | £5 or PWYW | 18+
Pool party starter and Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee, Ben Target, invites you to plunge in for a paddle. Goggles on...
Tom Neenan: It's Always Infinity
Underbelly Bristo Square, Jersey | 15:45-16:45 | Aug 1-12, 14-26 | £6.50+ | 14+
A narrative-driven character comedy show about toxic masculinity.
Richard Soames: Let's Make a Movie
Underbelly Bristo Square, Buttercup | 15:55-16:55 | Aug 1-12, 14-27 | £6.50+ | 12+
One man. One hour. One second hand camcorder.
James Hancox: Sports for the Unsporty
Assembly George Square, The Bubble | 16:00-17:00 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | £8+ | 12+
James Hancox is rubbish at sports. As a response he's invented his own.
Lost Voice Guy: Inspiration Porn
Gilded Balloon Teviot, Turret | 16:00-17:00 | Aug 1-12, 14-26 | £6+ | 16+
Gilded Balloon Teviot, Debating Hall | 19:30-20:30 | Aug 15 | £12 (£11) + 16+ | | EXTRA SHOW
He may not be able to talk but he definitely has something to say.
Paul Merton's Impro Chums
Pleasance Courtyard, The Grand | 16:00-17:00 | Aug 9-18 | £13.50+ | 14+
Paul Merton, Suki Webster, Richard Vranch, Lee Simpson and Mike McShane.
Arthur Smith: Syd
Pleasance Dome, Queen Dome | 16:10-17:10 | Aug 3-19 | £7+ | 16+
Arthur tells the story of his father, who ended the war in Colditz Castle.
Hannah Cameron and Charlie Miller: Making It
Canon's Gait, Cellar Bar | 16:10-17:10 | Aug 15-26 | PWYW | 18+
Hannah likes 3D printing. Charlie tries to make friends, dressed as a vampire. We would like to show you our best jokes. Not at the same time though, one after the other.
Paul Williams: Santa Fe
Underbelly Cowgate, Iron Belly | 16:10-17:10 | Aug 2-13, 15-26 | £6.50+ | 12+
Getting back up on the horse and setting off on the adventure of a lifetime.
Timmy [play, with Joz Norris & Roxy Dunn] *ACMS BOARD*
Assembly George Square Studios, Four | 16:15-17:15 | Aug 1-13, 15-27 | £7+ | 14+
A punchy, honest comedy about avoiding decisions at all costs.
John Hegley: New and Selected
Assembly George Square Studios, Two | 16:20-17:20 | Aug 4-12, 14-26 | £11+ | 12+ | poetry
Just sit backwards and let your front soak up the wash of rhyme.
Lazy Susan: Forgive Me, Mother!
Assembly George Square, The Box | 16:20-17:20 | Aug 1-13, 15-27 | £6.50+ | 14+
Sorta sketch comedy but sorta in a cool way? Ha ha. Just relax baby.
Sameena Zehra: Existerhood
Sweet Novotel, Novotel 2 | 16:20-17:20 | Aug 3-7, 9-14, 16-26 | £6+| 16+
What price friendship, when revolution beckons?
Kate Talbot Has Peaked Too Soon
Laughing Horse @ The Free Sisters, Wee Room | 16:30-17:00 | Aug 2-11 | PWYW
Come sit in a small room and hear about a strange Christian app, the weirdest things about living in a BnB and why the internet is a strange place to grow up.
Nish Kumar: It's in Your Nature to Destroy Yourselves (WIP)
Monkey Barrel, One | 16:30-17:30 | Aug 2-13, 15-26 | £5 or PWYW | 12+
Politics, mankind's self-destruction and some jokes that simply don't work.
Phill Jupitus: Sassy Knack
Stand 3 | 16:30-17:30 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | £12 (£11) | 14+
Old man Jupitus will tell you things, but will exaggerate wildly.
Ross Brierley: Accumulator
Underbelly Bristo Square, Daisy | 16:30-17:30 | Aug 1-13, 15-27 | £6.50+ | 14+
What would you do if you had a bet on the horses and won a year's wages in a day?
Sindhu Vee: Sandhog
Pleasance Courtyard, Attic | 16:30-17:30 | Aug 1-26 | £6+ | 14+
Loving your children, spouse and aging parents is very hard work. But.
Paul Savage: DoGooder
Ciao Roma, Downstairs | 16:35-17:35 | Aug 4-12,14-25 | PWYW | 18+
Contains great new jokes about depression, identity politics and jewel heists.
Adam Hess: Seahorse
Pleasance Courtyard, Upstairs | 16:45-17:45 | Aug 1-27 | £6+ | 14+
Adam can't imagine the Queen with wet hair.
William Andrews: Willy *ACMS BOARD*
Pleasance Courtyard, Bunker One | 16:45-17:45 | Aug 1-13, 15-26 | £7+ | 14+
William is wholeheartedly embracing the Willy he always was, telling remarkable stories with a beguiling blend of daft creativity and ingenuity.
Charlie Partridge: I Can Make You Feel Good. By Comparison
Just The Tonic @ The Caves, Just The Fancy Room | 16:50-17:50 | Aug 2-12, 15-26 | £5 or PWYW | 14+
Tried to be cool while falling in love. This mistake took him on an adventure.
Andrew O'Neill - I Am A Rich Man And I Have Many Sons
Liquid Room, Annexe | 17:00-18:00 | Aug 4-9, 13-26 | PWYW | 18+
A show packed so full of characters, sketches, jokes, skits, and routines that its liver is now being sold as a delicacy in France and Peta are picketing the show.
Liquid Room, Annexe | 17:00-18:00 | Aug 10-12 | PWYW | 18+
Some old stuff and some new stuff.
Arnab Chanda: Stories from Arnab
Banshee Labyrinth, Cinema | 17:00-18:00 | Aug 4-11, 13-18, 20-26 | PWYW | 18+
Broken dreams, death, getting alopecia and other hilarious topics.
Garrett Millerick: Sunflower
Just The Tonic @ The Tron | 17:00-18:00 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | £6 (£5) or PWYW | 14+
Look, I think we can all agree 2018 has been an absolute bloody nightmare.
Larry Dean: Bampot
Assembly, Checkpoint | 17:00-18:00 | Aug 2-14, 16-26 | £6+ | 16+
Thoughts on Scottishness, sodomites and self-esteem.
Luke McQueen: Monster
The Hive, Bunka | 17:00-18:00 | Aug 2-14, 16-26 | £5 or PWYW | 18+
Monster is my fifth show. The previous four have been humiliating.
Matt Winning: Climate Strange
Just The Tonic @ The Mash House, Just the Attic | 17:00-18:00 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | £5 or PWYW | 16+
Why our climate change knowledge doesn't necessarily match our actions.
Tessa Waters: Fully Sik
The SpiegelYurt (Potterow)| 17:00-17:50 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | £5 or PWYW | 14+
Turbo-charged physical comedy kween.
Jim Campbell: Trampoline
Just The Tonic @ The Mash House, Just the Cask Room | 17:05-18:05 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | £6 or PWYW | 18+
Engagement ring for sale! Jim had a breakdown so that you don't have to!
Henry Paker: Man Alive
Banshee Labyrinth | 17:10-18:10 | Aug 4-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-26 | PWYW | 14+
A show about expectation meeting reality, and it making you want to gag.
Alison Spittle: Worrier Princess
Gilded Balloon Teviot, Balcony | 17:15-18:15 | Aug 1-13, 15-27 | £6+ | 14+
Alison got her own TV show in Ireland. All her problems did not melt away.
Carey Carey Quite Contrary
Whistlebinkies, Binkies Lounge | 17:15-18:15 | Aug 4-13, 15-26 | PWYW | 16+
Carey has become arrogant, certain and unapologetic. So this show is the best.
Laura Lexx: Trying
Gilded Balloon Teviot, Turret | 17:15-18:15 | Aug 1-14, 16-26 | £6+ | 16+
Broadway Baby wished a 'life-altering catastrophe' on Laura. It came true!
Chris Betts vs the Audience
Bob's Blundabus | 17:20-18:15 | Aug 2-13, 15-26 | £5 or PWYW | 16+
Comedian and contrarian Chris Betts will argue the opposite of anything.
Viggo Venn: Pepito
Underbelly Cowgate, Delhi Belly | 17:20-18:20| Aug 2-14 | £7+ | 14+ | circus
Award-winning Norwegian is back with a better version of last year's show!
Zach Zucker: Human Person
Underbelly Cowgate, Delhi Belly | 17:20-18:20 | Aug 15-26 | £9+ | 18+ | circus
Last year he received 10 standing ovations, 13 walkouts and 2 police complaints
Assembly George Square Studios, Five | 17:30-18:30 | Aug 1-14, 16-27 | £7+ | 14+
A brand-new hour of extraordinary absurdist character comedy nonsense.
John Robertson: The Dark Room (For Kids!)
Gilded Balloon Teviot, Nightclub | 17:30-18:30 | Aug 1-26 | £6+ | 11+
You are stuck inside a live-action video game! How will you escape?!
Josh Glanc: Karma Karma Karma Karma Karma Chamedian
Underbelly Bristo Square, Dexter | 17:30-18:30 | Aug 1-12, 14-26 | £6.50+ | 16+
Winner: Best Comedy, Perth Fringe 2017.
Leslie Ewing-Burgesse: Imaginary
Opium, Downstairs | 17:30-18:30 | Aug 13-25 | PWYW | 16+
She's very tall, she's got rainbow hair, and she likes you. You've imagined her.
Mawaan Rizwan: Juice *ACMS BOARD*
Pleasance Dome, Jack Dome | 17:30-18:30 | Aug 1-12, 14-27 | £6+ | 16+
Mawaan brings you a deeply personal and skilfully physical show about love, freedom and Missy Elliot. Star of 'Carnage' and BBC's 'How Gay is Pakistan'?
Tash Goldstone: Jellybean
Opium, Downstairs | 17:30-18:30 | Aug 4-12 | PWYW | 16+
Exploring childhood obsessions, and why you should never eat glitter.
James Rowland: Revelations
Summerhall, Anatomy Lecture Theatre | 17:40-18:50 | Aug 1,3-5,7-12,14-19,21-26 | £10 (£8) | 16+ | play
My best friends, Sarah and Emma, asked me for my sperm. This is the tale of what happened after I gave it to them.
Laura Davis: Ghost Machine
Underbelly Cowgate, Belly Dancer| 17:40-18:40 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | £6.50+ | 16+
A show about life. Performed by a ghost. For the love of god.
The Journey [play, by Stuart Laws]
Pleasance Dome, 10Dome | 17:40-18:40 | Aug 4-27 | £6+ | 14+
Just been dumped, but you're stuck on a spaceship, alone with that person.
Zoe Lyons: Entry Level Human
Gilded Balloon Teviot, Dining Room | 17:45-18:45 | Aug 1-26 | £6+ | 14+
Zoe returns to the Fringe with a fresh crop of quick-fire observational gags.
Al Lubel: THIS SENTENCE IS THE TITLE TO THE SHOW
Ciao Roma, Downstairs | 17:50-18:50 | Aug 4-25 | PWYW | 18+
In this show I talk about Al Lubel. I also talk about myself. And me & I as well.
Harriet Kemsley: Slutty Joan
Voodoo Rooms, French Quarter | 17:55-18:55 | Aug 4-12, 14-25 | PWYW | 16+
Harriet Kemsley pulls her skirt out of her pants and shames slut shaming.
Dana Alexander: Shady With a Chance of Sunburn
Laughing Horse @ Cabaret Voltaire, Main Room | 18:00-19:00 | Aug 2-26 | PWYW | 18+
Dana Alexander offers her unique and irreverent perspective in an industry that is dominated by the privileged and homogeneous.
Egg: Richard Pictures
Pleasance Courtyard, The Cellar | 18:00-19:00 | Aug 1-12, 14-26 | £6+ | 14+
Brand-new sketch show from Anna and Emily, two off-white women.
Evelyn Mok: Bubble Butt
Pleasance Courtyard, Bunker One | 18:00-19:00 | Aug 1-26 | £6+ | 16+
After an eventful year, Evelyn's feeling the paradigm shift...
Twonkey's Night Train to Liechtenstein
Dragonfly | 18:00-19:00 | Aug 3-7, 9-21, 23-26 | £5 or PWYW | 16+
We travel to the belly button of Europe to unlock a safety deposit box.
A Young Man Dressed As A Gorilla Dressed As An Old Man Sits Rocking In A Rocking Chair For Fifty-Six Minutes And Then Leaves
The original show, performed for the first time in 10 years. Turn up early. Sellout expected.
Gordon Southern: A Man for Two Seasons
Frankenstein Pub, Bier Keller | 18:15-19:10 | Aug 3-13, 15-20, 22-27 | £6 | 14+
Love, fame and jaw-dropping adventures in therapy. Seriously.
The Travelling Sisters: Toupé
Gilded Balloon Teviot, Billiard Room | 18:15-19:15 | Aug 1-14, 16-27 | £6+ | 14+
Masterfully combining physical comedy, characters and original music.
Glenn Moore: Glenn Glenn Glenn, How Do You Like It, How Do You Like It
Just The Tonic @ The Tron | 18:20-19:20 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | £6 or PWYW | 18+
Full of the distinctive jokes and offbeat gags we've come to accept.
Marny Godden: Marny Town
The Hive, The Bunka | 18:20-19:10 | Aug 3-7, 9-14, 16-21, 23-27 | £5 or PWYW | 16+
Join Marny as she performs some of her favourite characters.
Rose Matafeo: Horndog
Pleasance Courtyard, Above | 18:20-19:20 | Aug 1-13, 15-26 | £6+ | 14+
Rose Matafeo has kissed nearly 10 men in her life, aka she's a total horndog.
Sh!t Theatre: DollyWould
Summerhall, Main Hall | 18:25-19:25 | Aug 14-26 | £10 | 16+ | devised theatre
It's about Dolly Parton, cloning, branding, immortality and death.
Henry Café: Quiz Machine
Whistlebinkies, Lounge | 18:30-19:25 | Aug 5-10, 12-17, 19-24 | PWYW | 18+
Henry, quiz host and death investigator, investigates death and hosts a quiz.
Lucy Pearman: Fruit Loop
Monkey Barrel, Two | 18:30-19:30 | Aug 2-13, 16-27 | £6 or PWYW | 16+
Pearman brings the story of a worm who has misunderstood her existence.
Marcus Brigstocke: Devil May Care
Pleasance Courtyard, Beyond | 18:30-19:30 | Aug 1-12, 14-26 | £10+ | 14+
It's time to establish, once and for all, what is good and what is bad.
Sophie Duker & Lulu Popplewell: Duke Pop
Bedlam Theatre | 18:30-19:30 | Aug 1-13, 15-26| £8 (£6) | 14+
Two rising stars split an hour of scorching hot stand-up.
Ivo Graham: Motion Sickness
Pleasance Courtyard, Cabaret Bar | 18:40-19:40| Aug 1-12, 14-26 | £7+ | 14+
A feisty new hour about facing the future.
Siblings: Acting Out
Underbelly George Square, Wee Coo | 18:40-19:40 | Aug 1-13, 15-26 | £6.50+ | 14+
New characters, more drama, and a total abandonment of dignity.
Yuriko Kotani: Moreish (Work In Progress)
Bob's Blundabus | 18:40-19:20 | Aug 2-14, 16-26 | £5 or PWYW | 14+
Born and raised in Japan, she is going to tell of her experiences and thoughts.
Daniel Cook: Carpet
Pleasance Courtyard, Bunker Two | 18:45-19:45 | Aug 1-13, 15-26 | £6+ | 14+
I wanna talk to you face-to-face about my new pet cat.
Elf Lyons: ChiffChaff *ACMS BOARD*
Pleasance Dome, Jack Dome | 18:50-19:50 | Aug 1-12, 14-27 | £6+ | 14+
The Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee (Best Show 2017) presents her one-woman musical about the economy. You read that right. Let's get fiscal.
Stuart Bowden: Our Molecules
Underbelly Bristo Square, Dexter | 18:50-19:50 | Aug 2-12, 14-19, 21-26 | £6.50+ | 14+
Cosmic comedy, by somebody who is obviously pretending to be an alien.
Andy Barr: Neustadt
Black Medicine, Basement | 19:00-20:00 | Aug 3-13, 15-26 | £5 or PWYW | 18+
Visionary architect, dragged into a paranoid nightmare of Cold War intrigue.
Brett Goldstein: What Is Love Baby Don't Hurt Me
Pleasance Courtyard, Beneath | 19:00-20:00 | Aug 1-26 | £6+ | 16+
Sex. Porn. Love. Addiction. Can Brett tell the difference?
Mark Watson: The Infinite Show
Pleasance Courtyard, Forth | 19:00-20:00 | Aug 1-12, 14-23, 26-27 | £9+ | 12+
99% of the world's population is other people - why can't we understand them?
Sheeps: Live and Loud Selfie Sex Harry Potter
Pleasance Dome, Queen Dome | 19:00-20:00 | Aug 1-9, 12-27| £7+ | 16+
It will be lots of new sketches and no old sketches, from some old masters.
Bisha K Ali and Kemah Bob: Bish and Bob
Bar 50, The Alcove | 19:15-20:15 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | PWYW | 18+
A shared hour of whip-smart stand-up comedy.
Heidi Regan: Heidi vs Sharks
Pleasance Courtyard, Below | 19:15-20:15 | Aug 1-26 | £6+ | 16+
Looking at an increasingly confusing world via the medium of bad shark films.
Olga Koch: Fight
Pleasance Courtyard, This | 19:15-20:15 | Aug 1-13, 15-26 | £6+ | 14+
In 2014, Olga Koch's father got stopped by authorities on the Russian border...
Pierre Novellie: See Novellie, Hear Novellie, Speak Novellie
Pleasance Courtyard, Upstairs | 19:15-20:15 | Aug 1-26 | £8+ | 14+
When you feel alienated by life, mock it vigorously.
Alison Thea-Skot Through the Heart and You're to Blame
Voodoo Rooms, French Quarter | 19:20-20:20 | Aug 4-14, 16-26 | PWYW | 18+
A high-octane solo sketch show featuring a lovelorn Oyster card.
Sean Morley: I Apologise for My Recent Behaviour
Dragonfly | 19:20-20:20| Aug 2-7, 9-21, 23-26 | £5 or PWYW | 12+
Remorseful absurdist plays with guilt, forgiveness and audience expectations.
Alexander Bennett: Housewives' Favourite
Waverley Bar, Upstairs Lounge | 19:20-20:20 | Aug 4-14, 16-26 | PWYW | 16+
Tragedy + time + a desperate need to fill a void in your heart = comedy.
The Ballad of Sarah Callaghan
Finnegan's Wake, Back Room | 19:30-20:30 | Aug 2-4, 6-11, 13-18, 20-25 | PWYW | 18+ | poetry
A powerhouse mash-up of comedy and poetry about gangs, fitting right in and feeling left out.
David O'Doherty: You Have to Laugh
Assembly George Square Theatre | 19:30-20:30 | Aug 1-13, 15-27 | £10+ | 12+
A new show of talking and songs played on a crappy keyboard from 1986.
Glenn Wool: Wool's Gold II (The Iron Pirate)
Monkey Barrel, One | 19:30-20:30 | Aug 2-12, 14-25 | £7.50 or PWYW | 16+
Award-winning comedian and new dad Wool delves into his back catalogue.
Loose Brie Solve Everything
The Newsroom, Basement | 19:30-20:30 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | PWYW | 18+
Martin and Phil are going to solve the world's ills. All of them. In an hour.
Mr. Swallow and the Vanishing Elephant
Pleasance Courtyard, One | 19:30-20:30 | Aug 1-26 | £7+ | 5+
Nick Mohammed's alter ego is back with magic, music and elephants.
Nick Doody: PG
Subway, Main Room | 19:30-20:30 | Aug 4-13, 15-20, 22-25 | PWYW | 18+
A challenge: come up with a PG-rated show. Can he succeed? (Over 18s only.)
Robin Ince: Satanic Rites of Robin Ince
Stand 2 | 19:35-20:35 | Aug 14-26 | £12 | 14+
Celebrating the horror films and stories that were his solace as a misfit child.
Tom Ward: Popcorn Lung
Just The Tonic @ The Mash House, Just the Bottle Room | 19:30-20:30 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | £5 or PWYW | 16+
The cold slap of passport photos, living alone and dancing with his mother.
Ed Gamble: Blizzard
Pleasance Courtyard, Above | 19:40-20:40 | Aug 1-26 | £8+ | 14+
Another bracing flurry of idiocy.
The Problem With Faye Treacy
Just The Tonic @ The Mash House, Just the Cask Room | 19:45-20:45 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | £6.50 or PWYW | 16+
Debut hour. Trombone comedy. Join Faye for an idiosyncratic tale...
Tom Walker: Honk Honk Honk Honk Honk
Underbelly Bristo Square, Jersey | 19:45-20:45 | Aug 1-13, 15-26 | £6.50+ | 16+
Tom Walker is the strongest man in the world and is constantly gaining skill.
Alice Fraser: Ethos
Underbelly Bristo Square, Friesian | 19:55-20:55 | Aug 1-12, 14-27 | £6.50+ | 14+
Imagine an AI...learning about our world by watching a comedy show.
Alex Edelman: Just for Us
Pleasance Courtyard, Cabaret Bar | 20:00-21:00 | Aug 1-26 | £6+ | 16
It's about jigsaw-loving Nazis and tribalism. Come.
Brendon Burns Mansplainin'
Boteco, Basement | 20:00-21:00 | Aug 3-26 | £6.50 or PWYW | 16+
Defending masculinity and the #metoo movement in equal measure.
Holt and Talbot: Mansplaining Feminism
The City Café, Las Vegas | 20:00-21:00 | Aug 2-13, 15-26 | PWYW | 18+
Rosie is unable to grasp feminism; Christian attempts to set her straight.
John Robertson: The Dark Room
Underbelly Cowgate, White Belly | 20:00-21:00 | Aug 2-26 | £7+ | 12+
Come and play a live-action, text-based adventure game!
Kiri Pritchard-McLean: Victim, Complex
Pleasance Courtyard, Bunker Two | 20:00-21:00 | Aug 1-27 | £6+ | 16+
It's time to talk about victims, love and lies.
Robin Clyfan: The Sea Is Big Enough to Take It
Bob's Blundabus | 20:00-20:50 | Aug 2-14, 16-21, 23-26 | £5 or PWYW | 14+
A tender account of Robin trying to impress his activist mother.
Steen Raskopoulos: Stay
Underbelly Cowgate, Belly Button | 20:00-21:00 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | £7+ | 16+
Electrifying new show from the gifted character comedian and improviser.
The Not So Late Show With Ross and Josh
Laughing Horse @ Dropkick Murphys, Main Room | 20:00-21:00 | Aug 2-13, 15-20, 22-26 | PWYW | 18+
The UK's finest spoof chat show and chaotic cabaret.
Demi Lardner: I Love Skeleton
Assembly George Square Studios, Four | 20:05-21:05 | Aug 1-12, 14-26 | £7.50+ | 16+
A good serve of Demi Lardner can make your bones strong and handsome.
Damien Warren-Smith: Garry Starr Performs Everything
Underbelly Cowgate, Iron Belly | 20:10-21:10 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | £6.50+ | 16+
A hilarious new physical comedy about overambition and underachievement.
Joe Sutherland: Toxic
Underbelly Bristo Square, Dexter | 20:10-21:10 | Aug 1-13, 15-27 | £6.50+ | 16+
Embracing girl power to create your own brand of manhood.
Kieran Hodgson: '75
Pleasance Courtyard, Beneath | 20:15-21:15 | Aug 2-26 | £6+ | 16+
The epic tale of how Britain joined Europe in the first place. Overambitious.
Sam & Tom: Interview
Black Medicine, Basement | 20:15-21:15 | Aug 2-13 | £5 or PWYW | 14+
An upstart company specialising in audience-oriented comedy deliverance.
Sam Nicoresti's Bedtime
Black Medicine, Basement | 20:15-21:00 | Aug 15-26 | £5 or PWYW | 16+
The hypnopompic boy king slam-dunks a sleepover-themed show.
John Kearns: Don't Worry They're Here
Pleasance Dome, Queen Dome | 20:20-21:20 | Aug 1-12 | £9.50+ | 16+
An encore of his 2017 critically acclaimed hit.
Simon Evans: Genius 2.0
Assembly George Square Studios, Two | 20:20-21:20 | Aug 1-12, 14-26 | £10+ | 14+
Last year, Simon earned rave reviews for Genius...This year, he brings the cure.
Emma Sidi: Faces of Grace
Pleasance Courtyard, Below | 20:30-21:30 | Aug 1-24, 26 | £6+ | 14+
Graceful heroes who are having a bit of a tough time. Includes dancing.
John Hastings: Float Like a Butterfly, John Hastings Like a Bee
Pleasance Courtyard, Cellar | 20:30-21:30 | Aug 1-27 | £6+ | 16+
A tale of displacement, death and denial (don't worry, there are jokes too).
Jordan Brookes: Bleed
Pleasance Courtyard, Beside | 20:30-21:30 | Aug 1-13, 15-26 | £7+ | 16+
More loosely-justified nonsense.
Rosie Jones: Fifteen Minutes
Pleasance Courtyard, This | 20:30-21:30 | Aug 1-12, 14-26 | £6+ | 14+
A mischievous comedian. Her cerebral palsy doesn't slow her down.
The LOL Word [mixed-bill hosted by Shelf]
Three Broomsticks, Room 1 | 20:30-21:30 | Aug 4-25 | PWYW | 18+
Some of the hottest new stand-ups. 400% more queer women than average.
The Raymond and Mr Timpkins Revue: Ham
Pleasance Dome, King Dome | 20:30-21:30 | Aug 1-12, 14-27 | £6+ | 14+
The legendary terpsichorean twosome make their Edinburgh Fringe debut.
Lisanne Fridsma: Fitting Image
The City Café, Nineties | 20:40-21:40 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | PWYW | 14+
A show about fitting in and trying to be the person you want to be.
Matthew Highton - Insufficient Memory
Dragonfly | 20:40-21:40 | Aug 2-7, 9-21, 23-25 | £5 or PWYW | 14+
After his gran got dementia (funny start) cult favourite and master storyteller Matthew Highton wanted to figure out what makes us, us and does it all matter in the end?
Paul Currie: Hot Donkey
The Hive, Big Cave | 20:40-21:40 | Aug 3-7, 9-14, 16-21, 23-27 | £5 or PWYW | 18+
The brand new absurdist show from this turbo fool.
Dreamgun: Film Reads [w/ Erin McGathy]
Underbelly Bristo Square, The Dairy Room | 20:45-21:45 | Aug 2-13, 15-26 | £6.50+ | 12+
A different classic movie, reimagined with nonsense, every night!
Fringe Wives Club: Glittery Clittery
Assembly Roxy, Upstairs | 20:50-21:50 | Aug 1-12, 14-26 | £9+ | 16+
This champagne-fuelled power trio are fierce, feminist and furiously funny.
Mat Ewins: What Sorry? My Mistake! The Doors Are Not Open; The Show Has Been Cancelled. Do Not Have Your Tickets Ready!
Just The Tonic @ The Mash House, Just the Bottle Room | 20:50-21:50 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | £5 or PWYW | 18+
'Refused to explain where the rest of the cast were, merely claiming they were dead' (ThreeWeeks).
Abigoliah Schamaun: Do You Know Who I Think I Am?!
Underbelly Cowgate, Belly Laugh | 21:00-22:00 | Aug 2-18, 20-26 | £6.50+ | 16+
Myriad of paradoxes. A hardcore yoga bunny with surprisingly squishy thighs.
Felicity Ward: Busting a Nut
Pleasance Courtyard, Above | 21:00-22:00 | Aug 1-12, 14-26 | £7+ | 14+
She's back and ready to bust a nut-ful of jokes.
Helen Duff: How Deep Is Your Duff?
The Hive, Bunka | 21:00-22:00 | Aug 2-20, 22-26 | £5 or PWYW | 18+
Whip-smart stream-of-consciousness comedy.
The SpiegelYurt (Potterrow) | 21:00-21:50 | Aug 18, 19 | £5 or PWYW | 18+
He's from Pontefract and he owns Clapham Common. That's literally it.
Phil Nichol: Your Wronger
Monkey Barrel, One | 21:00-22:00 | Aug 2-26 | £8 or PWYW | age
The faith, family, pain, love and limits in medical science for the Nichol family.
Rhys Nicholson - Seminal
Underbelly Bristo Square, Jersey | 21:05-22:05 | Aug 2-26 | £7.50+ | 16+
It's me, Rhys. Please come to my show. Barry Award nominee, Melbourne.
This Is Your Trial [with Thom Tuck, sometimes]
Just The Tonic @ The Caves | 21:10-22:10 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | £10 or PWYW | 16+
Guest comedians as lawyers, prosecuting & defending charges set against you.
Ed Night: An Aesthetic
Pleasance Courtyard, Bunker Two | 21:15-22:15 | Aug 1-26 | £6+ | 16+
He 'has no right to be as good as he is' **** (Fest).
The MMORPG Show III - Scruffy Looking Nerdherder [with Paul Flannery]
The Counting House, Ballroom | 21:15-22:15 | Aug 16-26 | PWYW | 18+
Combines improvised comedy with table top gaming adventures.
The Trouble With Scott Capurro
Boteco, Basement | 21:20-22:15 | Aug 2-13, 15-20, 22-26 | £7 (£6) or PWYW | 16+
Wrangles with rich friends, worthy yoga and the miseries of home ownership.
Zach & Viggo and Thumpasaurus: Where Does the Love Go?
Underbelly Cowgate, Belly Button | 21:20-22:20 | Aug 2-7, 9-12, 14-26 | £6.50+ | 16+
A lone detective is contracted to find the love in this absurdist funk opera.
Madame Señorita: QUEST!ON
Black Medicine, Basement | 21:30-22:15 | Aug 3-13, 15-27 | £5 or PWYW | 16+
Award-winning Spanish clown-diva show inspired by a life crisis and the really big questions.
Rachel Fairburn: The Wolf at the Door
Underbelly Bristo Square, Dexter | 21:30-22:30 | Aug 1-12, 14-27 | £6.50+ | 16+
Small mistakes, big mistakes, life-changing mistakes. Rachel's made them all.
Alun Cochrane: You. Me. Now.
Stand 1 | 21:40-22:40 | Aug 3-12, 14-26 | £12 (£11) | 18+
Come on then! (To my show.) You want some? (Comedy.)
Yianni Agisilaou: I, Human
Pleasance Dome, 10Dome | 21:40-22:40 | Aug 1-13, 15-26 | £6+ | 14+
Like Black Mirror but with jokes (and hope).
Adam Riches Is The Lone Dueller [with *ACMS BOARD MEMBER* Ben Target]
Pleasance Dome, Queen Dome | 21:45-22:45 | Aug 1-2,5-6,9-10,13-14,17-18,21-22,25-26 | £7+ | 16+
Expect swords. Sex. Swords having sex. (Don't expect that)
Adam Riches Is Coach Coach 2: Coach Harder [with *ACMS BOARD MEMBER* Ben Target]
Pleasance Dome, Queen Dome | 21:45-22:45 | Aug 3-4, 7-8, 11-12, 15-16, 19-20, 23-24, 27 | £7+ | 16+
Coach Coach returns battling age and personal demons.
Alice Snedden: Self-Titled
Pleasance Courtyard, Bunker One | 21:45-22:45 | Aug 1-13, 15-26 | £6+ | 16+
Laugh. Smile as she tells stories. Relate. Pay for tickets as you help her get rich.
Fin Taylor: When Harassy Met Sally
Pleasance Courtyard, Beside | 21:45-22:45 | Aug 1-26 | £6+ | 14+
With race and politics done, he's getting stuck into the war of the sexes.
Tracy's Leaving Party: Hot Young Things [double-act, w/ Kat Sadler]
Just The Tonic @ The Grassmarket Centre, Just The Meeting Room | 21:50-22:35| Aug 2-12, 14-26 | £5 or PWYW | 14+
Witty, offbeat sketches from two exciting comedians and actual best friends.
Lloyd Langford: Why the Big Face?
Banshee Labyrinth, Cinema Room | 22:00-23:00 | Aug 4-9,13-26 | PWYW | 14+
May contain jokes about balconies, terror, acid and robins.
Mark Dean Quinn: You Win You Lose
Dragonfly | 22:00-22:50 | Aug 3-7, 9-14, 16-21, 23-26 | £5 or PWYW | 18+
Would you like to win £1,000? Then Mark has to lose.
John Robertson: Sweaty, Sexy Party Party
Just The Tonic @ The Tron | 22:20-23:20 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | £6+ | 18+
Pure comedy chaos in a basement with a live blues band.
Rob Kemp: The Elvis Dead
Pleasance Courtyard, Above | 22:20-23:20 | Aug 1-5, 8-12, 15-19, 22-25 | £7+ | 14+
The classic horror 'Evil Dead 2' reinterpreted through the songs of Elvis Presley.
Judah Friedlander: America... Still Number One
Gilded Balloon Teviot, Debating Hall | 22:30-23:30 | Aug 19-22 | £14.50 | 14+
Satirising the blind narcissism of American exceptionalism.
Set List: Stand-Up Without a Net
Gilded Balloon Teviot, Nightclub | 22:30-23:30 | Aug 2-12, 14-19, 21-26 | £6+ | 16+As they walk on, comedians are flashed a never-before-seen ‘set list’ of topics.
John Henry Falle's The Story Beast: This Is Bardcore
Underbelly Cowgate, Delhi Belly | 22:40-23:40 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | £6.50+ | 14+
Comedy. Ritual. Absolute bangers. A folk horror show that's magick AF.
Michael Clarke: Felt
Black Medicine, Basement | 22:45-23:45 | Aug 6-13, 15-26 | £5 or PWYW | 14+
Michael Clarke has felt something. He'd love to share that with you.
AAA Stand-Up Late [with Paul Savage]
Pleasance Courtyard, The Cellar | 23:00-00:00 | Aug 1-27 | £6+ | 16+
Total sell-out returns with Paul Savage, George Zach and Saskia Preston.
Brendon Burns and Colt Cabana Do Comedy and Commentary to Bad Wrestling Matches
Monkey Barrel, Two | 23:00-00:00 | Aug 3-15, 17-26 | £5 or PWYW | 16+
Different show every night!
Pleasance Courtyard, This | 23:00-00:00 | Aug 3-5, 8-12, 17, 21, 23-24 | £7.50+ | 16+
Paul Foxcroft forces incredible comedians to play the world's greatest game.
Tim Key: Megadate
Pleasance Courtyard, The Grand | 23:15-00:25 | Aug 17-19, 23-26 | £14+ | 16+
Blending poeticals, talking, standing, Kronenburg and old-school wistfulness.
Pleasance Dome, King Dome | 23:20-00:20 | Aug 10, 17, 24 | £10 (£9) | 14+
All-star cast and unadaptable texts (the iTunes Terms and Conditions; Roland Barthes' A Lover's Discourse; Ulysses and Á la Recherche du Temps Perdu).
Tenth anniversary spectacular.
Lcy Hopk: Secrt Circl
The SpiegelYurt (on Potterow) | 23:50-01:20 | Aug 2-26 | £5 or PWYW | 16+
Award-winning shapeshifter Lucy Hopkins & the most exquisite Fringe idiots.
Monkey Barrel, One | 23:55-03:00 | Aug 3-7, 9-14, 15-21, 23-26 | £7 or PWYW | 18+ | 8+ acts on on Thursdays-Sundays, fewer acts on on Mondays-Tuesdays
A hot-house bursting with dazzling new comedy blooms (metaphorical). Join double guys Thom Tuck & John-Luke Roberts, and an abundance of guests.
The ACMS Comedy Quiz (Quite Hard)
Monkey Barrel, One | 23:55-02:30? | Aug 8, 15, 22 | £1 per person | 18+
Be rewarded for your comedy knowledge! Possibly win back your own pound!
Assembly George Square Theatre | 00:15-02:00 | night of Aug 11 | £15 (£12) | 16+
We miss Robin Williams. Tonight, 4 years after his passing, we celebrate him. With Ed Gamble, Nish Kumar, Felicity Ward, Sofie Hagen and Stu Goldsmith.
Andrew McClelland: Mr McClelland's Damn Good Dance
Gilded Balloon Teviot, Wine Bar | 00:15-03:00 | Aug 2-5, 10-12, 17-19, 24-26 | £8+ | 16+ | disco
Melbourne's most celebrated festival party DJ. A joyous night of dancing.
Sam Campbell: Trough
Monkey Barrel, Two | 00:15-01:15 | Aug 2-12, 14-26 | £6 or PWYW | 16+
The show will be funny. It is for wackos who want to have a good time. I am trustworthy. Inspired by Chicken Run.