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Tom Stade: Decisions Decisions

The charmingly vicious, laid-back Canadian presents his latest solo show.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Ballroom

£14 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Daniel Sloss: Really?!

The young stand-up, who had his own TV show and three sell-out Fringes before he started shaving, now somewhat older, but still as funny.

EICC, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Prices vary / 0131 300 3000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 20:30

Fri 1 Aug

Prices vary / 0131 300 3000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 20:30

Sat 2 Aug

Prices vary / 0131 300 3000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • 20:30
…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Jeff Leach: Fit

Energetic and intelligent wit from Leach.

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Bob, Sweat & Tears With Bob Downe

Musical comedy from Australia's 'Prince of Polyester'.

The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Tue 12 Aug

The Famous Spiegeltent

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

The Famous Spiegeltent

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

The Famous Spiegeltent

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 25 Aug

Over It - Death, Anorexia and Other Funny Things

Dave Chawner and Robyn Perkins / Free Festival Seeking to explore the idea that you are your experiences, this positive and inspiring show details how these two up-and-coming comics are not Over It. Dave Chawner takes a satirical look into his anorexic past in order to raise awareness of eating disorders. Robyn Perkins…

Laughing Horse @ Finnegan's Wake, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Back Room

Free / 0131 225 9348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Back Room

Free / 0131 225 9348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

The Back Room

Free / 0131 225 9348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 30 Aug back to top

Pete Firman

Entertainment from the comedian and magician, star of BBC 1's Magicians, bringing together weird tricks and a cocky performance.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Beyond

£8.50 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Beyond

£8.50 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Beyond

£8.50 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 24 Aug

Funny For A Grrrl

Mary Bourke / Various Four fantastic comediennes on one amazing show! We’ve selected the funniest women we could find at the festival and brought them together for an afternoon of comedy you’ll never forget! ‘An amazing evening of the most hilarious women I've seen in a very long time. When BBC producers say they can't…

Balgreen Library, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Stand in the Square

£10 (£8) / 0131 529 5585

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Stand in the Square

£10 (£8) / 0131 529 5585

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Stand in the Square

£10 (£8) / 0131 529 5585

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Jason Byrne in You Name the Show

Phil McIntyre Entertainments It’s January and I’m asked, as I’m asked each year, ‘What’s the name of your show Jason?’ ‘You mean the one that will be on in August and by the time I get there my show content will have changed at least 546 times?’ ‘Yes’ they say. So I’ve asked the audience to name the show and that’s…

Assembly @ Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£18.50 (£17.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

What Do You Mean

Ego Actus A wannabe playwright has had his play accepted by a play festival, but he has not written one yet. He types frantically as the real theatre people, the producer, director, designer, actor and intern, show him how a play is produced, especially for a festival. A very physical comedy with iconic characters that…

Spotlites @ The Merchant's Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Studio Theatre

£10 (£7) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Studio Theatre

£10 (£7) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Studio Theatre

£10 (£7) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Jimeoin– Is It…?!

MZA and Geffer Notice Productions Hilarious world-class stand-up from one of live comedy’s internationally acclaimed masters! Jimeoin returns to Edinburgh with his ever-evolving live show. A fluid mixture of signature observations, with a hawk-eyed dissection of more of the absurdities of life and how we live it.

Venue 150 @ EICC, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Pentland Auditorium

£8.50 / 0844 847 1639

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Pentland Auditorium

£10 / 0844 847 1639

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Pentland Auditorium

£12.50 (£10) / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Aye Right? How No'?: Comedy Countdown to the Referendum

Vladimir McTavish and Keir McAllister take on the independence debate in a show that blends stand-up, poetry, spoken word and politics. Special guests include Gary Little, Susan Morrison and Alan Bissett.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Studio Two

£9 (£8) / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Love Thy Neighbour

Clare Samuels What is Love? You choose. You decide. A one-woman show. With the advent of reality TV, social networking and globalisation, has our understanding of Love Thy Neighbour become skewed? Are we living instantly-gratifying, self-serving lives in the guise of loving others? Come and experience this interactive…

Spotlites @ The Merchant's Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Studio Theatre

£5 (£4) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Studio Theatre

£5 (£4) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Studio Theatre

£5 (£4) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Morgan and West: Parlour Tricks

Corrie McGuire for Objective Talent Time travelling magic duo Morgan and West present a brand new show chock full of jaw-dropping, brain-bursting, gasp-eliciting feats of magic. The dashing chaps offer up a plateful of illusion and impossibility, all served with wit, charm and no small amount of panache. Be sure to…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

KingDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

KingDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

KingDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 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

Susan Calman: Lady Like

Lakin McCarthy Susan's back at the Fringe with a brand new show. If you've seen her before, Lady Like is a reassuring hour spent with the woman her neighbours call ‘the mad cat lady’. If you don't know who she is, the show will definitely make you feel better about your own life. The show's about a lot of things, but…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Topside

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Topside

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Topside

£12.50 (£11.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Four Screws Loose In Screwtopia!

Richard, Joseph, Thom and Conan perform pop-culture-inspired sketches interspersed with high-octane songs and mixed-up musical medleys.

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Bosco

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Bosco

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Bosco

£10.50 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Katherine Ryan: Glam Role Model

Witty jokes and pop-culture observations from the Canadian stand-up and TV star.

The Stand Comedy Club V, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Stand Comedy Club V

£6 (£5) / 0131 558 7272

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Stand Comedy Club V

£10 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Stand Comedy Club V

£10 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 10 Aug

Playing Politics

Wicked topical musical comedy from Scotland's political parody specialists, back for a fifth year with an all-new set targeting horsemeat and the health service, IDS and independence, Boris, burgers and the Bedroom Tax: nothing and no-one escapes an on-song dressing-down from Playing Politics. Lyrically savage, musically…

Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Big Room

£12.50 (£10) / 0131 346 8237

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Big Room

£12.50 (£10) / 0131 346 8237

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Twice As Nice Comedy

A regular wee comedy night with different funny folks each time.

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 8 Aug

Adam Belbin - The Other Half of Next Year's Show

Adam Belbin / Free Festival. Thought I ought to nail down the other half of next year's show before next year comes around. An all new half-hour of comedy from the once-promising Adam Belbin. Ages 14+.

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Staff Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Staff Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Staff Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Avent & Monie: Back to Front

New show from the award-winning duo.

AGA Showroom, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Upstairs

£6 (£5)

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Upstairs

£6 (£5)

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Upstairs

£6 (£5)

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 22 Aug

Christian Talbot: Hello Cruel World

Christian Talbot The philosopher Blaise Pascal said: 'All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone'. He was dead right. Stay at home! Lock the doors! Hello Cruel World will make you realise why it was bad idea to come to this show, or any show for that matter, or in fact to leave…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Daisy

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Daisy

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Daisy

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Javier Jarquin: Joke Ninja

Fast-paced observations, anecdotes and quick wit from the New Zealand stand-up, magician and 2011 Hackney Empire New Act Of The Year finalist.

Just The Tonic at the Caves, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Just Up the Stairs

£5 / 0131 556 5375

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Just Up the Stairs

£5 / 0131 556 5375

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Just Up the Stairs

£8 / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Paul Foot: Hovercraft Symphony in Gammon # Major

IMWP Glistening in the wake of last night's pearl saga, premium line-caught Sally's clam fist choir socks it to the salt babes big time baybayyyy. Cutlery cage enquiries? First come, first preserved. Paul's most recent television appearances include Would I Lie To You, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, 8 Out Of 10 Cats and The…

Underbelly, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Belly Dancer

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Belly Dancer

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Belly Dancer

£10.50 (£9.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Read Something

Tiernan Douieb What do you think about opinions? Tiernan isn’t sure, even though everyone else is keen to shout theirs. He’s starting to think that it’s best not to have any at all. Which is of course, an opinion. A new hour from Douieb about the Internet being too loud, politics, spiders and Icelandic noises. Cited by…

Beat, Edinburgh

Wed 13 Aug

Beat

Free / 0131 225 7377

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

Beat

Free / 0131 225 7377

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 15 Aug

Beat

Free / 0131 225 7377

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 23 Aug back to top