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Jim Davidson

More controversial stand-up from the x-rated comic and inexplicable winner of 2014's CBB.

Assembly @ Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Rainy Hall

£12 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£14) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£14) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Mark Watson: Flaws

Mark's new show promises to be 'somewhat darker in tone than usual' as he talks about the fact that while he's won a number of comedy awards, he's also amassed a number of problems.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Pleasance One

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Pleasance One

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance One

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Afterhours Comedy

Hils Jago for Amused Moose Comedy. Laughter-packed, legendary, unmissable, and with a splendid new roost and shiny image, Afterhours will delight you by showcasing the Fringe's highest flying stand-ups (sometimes so famous we can't name them in advance). Afterhours also hand-picks the very best emerging fledgling…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Central

£12.50 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

Central

£12.50 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Central

£12.50 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 23 Aug

Mafia on Prozac

The Classic City Stage Company Mafia on Prozac is a dark comedy by Edward Allan Baker. On a pier in Rhode Island, two mob hitmen discuss the fate of a man they have been ordered to kill who is currently tied up in a burlap sack. Hilarity ensues as they discuss life, death and everything in between.

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Theatre 3

£4 / 0845 508 8515

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre 3

£4 / 0845 508 8515

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Theatre 3

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug

Larkin' About

Antonius Players Stars from The Archers delight with this hilarious, fascinating and moving review of Philip Larkin's life and loves. A treasure chest of jazz, songs and spoken words. Beautifully scripted, superbly acted plus fantastic music by the Antonius Players. Intoxicating. Age category: 14+

Valvona & Crolla Caffè Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

Valvona & Crolla

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 6066

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 15 Aug

Valvona & Crolla

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 6066

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Valvona & Crolla

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 6066

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Hot Dub Time Machine. Best. Party. Ever.

An all night long mashup of instantly recognisable tunes from the 60s to the present day, presented against a video backdrop.

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

McEwan Hall

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

McEwan Hall

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

McEwan Hall

£12.50 (£11.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 24 Aug

Shit-faced Shakespeare

  • 3 stars

Magnificent Bastard Productions. An entirely serious Shakespeare play – with an entirely shit-faced actor … Back for yet another year, the legendary Magnificent Bastard Productions stagger up to Edinburgh with the most raucous Shakespearian performance you'll ever see! Grab your mates, get your round sorted, and sit…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Cow Barn

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Cow Barn

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Cow Barn

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 25 Aug

Hamlet

Gin & Tonic Productions Limited Unable to accept his father’s death, a young man is suffocated by the close monitoring of his friends and family. Confined in a place where everything is ambiguous, witness his mental and physical worlds spiral out of his control, ultimately colliding in Hamlet's devastating…

theSpaces on North Bridge, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Theatre 1

£4 (£3) / 0845 557 6308

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre 1

£4 (£3) / 0845 557 6308

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Theatre 1

£7.50 (£6) / 0845 557 6308

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 23 Aug

Jimmy Carr: Funny Business

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.

Venue 150 @ EICC, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Lennox Auditorium

£18.50 / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Lennox Auditorium

£18.50 / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Lennox Auditorium

£18.50 / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Lennox Auditorium

£18.50 / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Luisa Omielan: Am I Right Ladies?

The comedienne with her follow-up to the What Would Beyonce Do? show.

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Marcel Lucont: Is

Alexis Dubus's quick-witted Gallic alter ego, who won the 2012 Amused Moose Laughter Award, muses on mortality, masculinity and his own magnificence.

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

KingDome

£8 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

KingDome

£8 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

KingDome

£8 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Sketch Bingo

John and Thomas / Free Festival Sketch Bingo is an energetic, interactive, competitive sketch show and it's a wild, wacky game show. It features audience participation, daft prizes and loadsa silly fun. In Sketch Bingo every sketch, challenge and competition has a number. Draw out number seven, we perform sketch seven…

Laughing Horse @ The White Horse, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Back Room

Free / 0131 556 3403

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Back Room

Free / 0131 556 3403

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Back Room

Free / 0131 556 3403

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Stuart Black – The Crossroads

Stuart Black / Free Festival The path of life is full of crossroads. How does anyone make the right moral choice these days? This is a fusion of stand-up comedy, poetic language and storytelling. Stylish and hilarious. Shocking and eloquent. ‘Dangerously funny’ (RipItUp.com.au). ‘Black is certainly speaking a very…

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Lounge

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Lounge

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Lounge

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

Foil, Arms and Hog

Irish sketch-comedy, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, pot of gold, potato. You racist. Sold-out Edinburgh shows '09, '10, '11, '12. Ireland’s top comedy trio present a fast-paced mix of sketch comedy and stand-up. Amused Moose finalists 2012. Total sell-out Brighton Fringe 2012. “Talented…

Underbelly, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

White Belly

£7 / 01273 917272

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

White Belly

£7 / 01273 917272

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

White Belly

£10 (£9) / 01273 917272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Lili la Scala: Another Fucking Variety Show

Lee Martin for Gag Reflex. One of the most successful variety shows of 2012. This year promises bigger names, bigger songs and even more sparkle. A late night date with Lili and her glittering cavalcade of Cabarati. Regular performers include comedy genius The Boy With Tape On His Face, the outstanding Mat Ricardo (as…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

QueenDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

QueenDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

QueenDome

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 23 Aug back to top

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre: Socks In Space

Songs, sketches, falsetto and violence, laced with a sci-fi theme from the ever popular Sock Puppets.

The Third Man, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Sportsmans

£5

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Sportsmans

£5

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Sportsmans

£5

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 24 Aug

50 Shades of Smay

Sarah-May Philo When one turns 30 it is generally agreed upon that shopping, binge eating and crying into one’s cat is just the ticket for transitioning out of those pesky 20-somethings. Sarah-May embraced all of this, then wrote a show. Join her as she explains the true meaning of being single … in Glasgow, no less.

Laughing Horse @ Bar 50, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Alcove

Free / 0131 524 1989

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Alcove

Free / 0131 524 1989

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Alcove

Free / 0131 524 1989

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 8 Aug

Aaaaaaaaaaaaarrghhh! Free! It's the Increasingly Prestigious Malcolm Hardee Comedy Awards Show

Two hour charity variety show. Presentation of three annual Malcolm Hardee Comedy Awards. Star names, spaghetti juggling, Russian Egg Roulette Championships, gross offensiveness, nudity. Performers announced nearer the date. Previous Malcolm Hardee tribute shows included Jo Brand, Jimmy Carr, Jools Holland, Stewart…

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Adam of the Riches

Tigco Out of the ruins, out from the wreckage… 2011 Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Adam Riches returns with a brand new hour of phenomenal bullshit! ★★★★★ (Independent), ★★★★★ (Telegraph), ★★★★★ (Scotsman), ★★★★★ (Time Out), ★★★★★ (Chortle.co.uk), ★★★★★ (Fest). Age category: 16+

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

QueenDome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

QueenDome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

QueenDome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 24 Aug

Andrew O'Neill: Heavy Metal – A History

Inventive, offbeat humour and intelligent wit from the vegan, amateur occultist and member of steampunk band The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing.

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

JackDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

JackDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

JackDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

City of the Dead Haunted Graveyard Tour

Black Hart Entertainment. A terrifying journey into the lair of the word famous Mackenzie Poltergeist, the best documented supernatural case in history. Our walks combine the weirdest stories, wickedest humour and wildest history. City of the Dead has been named 'Britain's Best Ghost Walk' (Yahoo!Travel, Scare.com…

Outside St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Outside St. Giles Cathedral

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 9044

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Outside St. Giles Cathedral

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 9044

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Outside St. Giles Cathedral

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 9044

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 28 more dates until 31 Aug

Francesco De Carlo: Italians Do It Later

Mick Perrin Worldwide in association with Eddie Izzard British debut of an award-winning Roman comedian and radio personality. Francesco will guide you on a hysterical journey through politics, love, sex, food, laziness and other Italian specialities. Whatever you think about Italians, he will make you change your…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Bunker One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Bunker One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Bunker One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Henning Wehn: Eins, Zwei, Diy

The 'German Comedy Ambassador''s new show is all about how he has grown accustomed to the UK sense of humour and way of life.

Just The Tonic at the Caves, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Just the Big Room

£7.50 / 0131 556 5375

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Just the Big Room

£7.50 / 0131 556 5375

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Just the Big Room

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

McNeil & Pamphilon Go 8-Bit!

Ditto Productions by arrangement with DAA Management. Love videogames? Love comedy? This'll mash both together, plus guest comedians battling at classic videogames! Sound good? Then you're probably a nerd. But so are we, so come to this! It is for you. It'll be like GamesMaster off the telly, but in a cupboard. Limited…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

KingDome

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

KingDome

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 15 Aug

KingDome

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

KingDome

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Tommy Cooper Show

A celebration of the popular comedian with clips from his best-loved shows and musical accompaniment.

Spotlites @ The Merchant's Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Main Theatre

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Theatre

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Theatre

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug back to top