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One Man Breaking Bad

Miles Allen Sixty Episodes in 60 Minutes. One Man Breaking Bad. See your iconic favourites come to life: Walt, Jesse, Saul, Skyler, Hank, Walt Junior, Mike and Gus Fring! LA actor Miles Allen has had over a million hits on YouTube, displaying both his acting and his incredible mimicking abilities. See him in Edinburgh…

The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 11 Aug

Forth on the Fringe

Radio Forth Ltd Now in its seventh year, Forth on the Fringe is the largest showcase event of Fringe entertainment available at this year's festival. This year’s shows feature a selection of some of the biggest names in music, comedy and entertainment hosted by 97.3 Forth One’s breakfast show hosts, Boogie and…

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Fri 1 Aug

Auditorium

£17.50 / 0844 871 3014

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Auditorium

£17.50 / 0844 871 3014

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Suzi Ruffell: Social Chameleon

Off The Kerb Productions Fresh from supporting some of the UK’s top comedians on their sold out tours including Alan Carr, Josh Widdicombe and Kevin Bridges, Suzi returns to Edinburgh this summer with her brand-new show. In it the 'stand-up gem' (Guardian) questions why she spent 27 years trying to make anyone and…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Four

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Four

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Four

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

LOUD Poets

Slam-style poetry devoid of pretension. Ages 15+.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sat 2 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sun 3 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug

Des Bishop: Made in China

Off The Kerb Productions by arrangement with Lisa Richards Agency In 2013, American-born, Irish-bred Des Bishop went to China to try and learn enough Chinese to do stand-up comedy in Mandarin, to a Chinese audience. Now he wants to make the world laugh about his experiences. From trying to find a girlfriend at a…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

AceDome

£7.50 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

AceDome

£7.50 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

AceDome

£7.50 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

What Does The Title Matter Anyway?

Brett Vincent for Get Comedy Hosted by Clive Anderson, this improv show will be nothing like you have seen before… It's at this year's Fringe for a 14 night run of ad-libbed comedy, games and music. What Does The Title Matter Anyway? will feature improv favourites such as Greg Proops, Josie Lawrence, Mike McShane…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Wed 6 Aug

McEwan Hall

£16 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

McEwan Hall

£16 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

McEwan Hall

£17.50 / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 19 Aug

Droll Sisters

Stand-up and musical comedy from Cambridge Footlights Milo Edwards and Archie Henderson. 'Absolutely Hilarious' ★★★★ - Cambridge Tab, 'Some of Cambridge's Most Accomplished Comedians' ★★★★ - Varsity

Madogs, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 225 3408

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 18:05 – 19:05

Sun 3 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 225 3408

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 18:05 – 19:05

Mon 4 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 225 3408

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 18:05 – 19:05
…and 19 more dates until 23 Aug

Michael Che: Cartoon Violence

  • 4 stars

Michael Che / The Assembly Rooms. Critics and audiences agree NY-based comedian Michael Che is a star on the rise. Recently named one of Rolling Stone's 50 Funniest People, Che's humour applies street culture to world issues with a delivery that the New York Times describes as 'a reflective, laid-back stage presence…

The Stand Comedy Club III & IV, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Stand III

£10 / 0131 558 7272

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Stand III

£12 / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Stand III

£12 / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 14 more dates until 16 Aug

More Comedy

Jack Barry & Annie McGrath ('undeniable comic chemistry'- FEST) host a mixed bill of some of the best acts on the circuit, including James Acaster (two-time Foster's Comedy Award Nominee); Liz Fraser (ITV); Lou Sanders (BBC3) & more…

Ciao Roma, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 557 3777

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:50 – 18:50

Sun 3 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 557 3777

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:50 – 18:50

Tue 5 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 557 3777

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:50 – 18:50
…and 16 more dates until 23 Aug

Tim Renkow: At Least Hell Has Ramps

Tim Renkow / Heroes (PWYW) Tim Renkow (Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year winner, Chortle's Best Newcomer nominee and Student Finalist) is ‘hilarious’ (Kate Copstick, Scotsman), ‘brilliant’ (Henning Wehn), ‘kills every time…’ (Jarred Christmas). Come explore the funny side of being judged on appearance, violence…

Heroes @ The Hive, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Bunka

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Bunka

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Bunka

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Nina Conti - Work in Progress

PBJ Management Award-winning comedian, groundbreaking ventriloquist and Bafta nominated filmmaker Nina Conti is trying out material for her new show. See the first incarnations! Nina has appeared on BBC’s Live at the Apollo, QI, Russell Howard’s Good News and HBO’s Family Tree, enjoyed a sell-out UK tour and received a…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 15 more dates until 17 Aug

Rubberbandits: Continental Fistfight

Rubberbandits Direct from Limerick! The plastic bag wearing music/comedy duo bring their brand new musical straight from its critically acclaimed, sold out London season. Continental Fistfight is packed with dazzling new songs, great big hits and at least one puppet. 'Leaves you growling for more' ★★★★ (Metro). 'A…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Nightclub

£6 (£4) / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Nightclub

£6 (£4) / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Nightclub

£6 (£4) / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

The Greenville Ghost

Queen Jane Productions What would you do with a failing hotel? Young hoteliers Charlie and Edith decide to invent a ghost: a World War One soldier, who may or may not have been a conscientiously objecting Quaker, with a handlebar moustache. This satirical farce from veterans of the acclaimed York Drama Barn looks at…

C nova, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

studio 3

£7.50 (£5.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

studio 3

£7.50 (£5.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

studio 3

£7.50 (£5.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Umbilical Brothers: KiDSHoW (not for kids)

A List Entertainment and Gilded Balloon The Umbilical Brothers make a welcome return to this year's Fringe after an absence of nine years. The legendary Australian duo are set to mark their return with a brand new show, and it's a KiDSHoW! Laced with mature themes, violence, frequent course language… and time…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Debating Hall

£6 (£5) / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Debating Hall

£12 (£11) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Debating Hall

£12 (£11) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 16 Aug

Aaah'm Votin YES

Bruce Fummey 101 reasons to vote yes without the boring politics. A half Scottish, half African, Gaelic speaking comedian didn’t know how to vote in the referendum. A four week stint at Fringe festivals in Australia with English comics, Australian escapologists and Irish street magicians was enough to spark a decision.

Beehive Inn, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Beehive 2

£5 / 0131 225 7171

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Beehive 2

£5 / 0131 225 7171

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Beehive 2

£5 / 0131 225 7171

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 23 Aug back to top

Gamarjobat: Boxer

Gamarjobat / Komedia Entertainment / Gilded Balloon To celebrate a decade since their Fringe debut Gamarjabot are back with Boxer, their stunning breakthrough show inspired by the blockbuster movie Rocky. They have wowed audiences all over the world with their unique and hilarious silent double act. Their shows are…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Debating Hall

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Debating Hall

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Debating Hall

£12 (£11) / 0131 622 6552

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Joel Dommett: Finding Emo

CatFace Talent Management / Free Festival When Joel (Impractical Jokers, Russell Howard's Good News, Sweat the Small Stuff, MTV News) was 15, he was in a terrible emo band that played one gig. Can he find the members and reunite them for the sake of a stand-up comedy show narrative? The answer is - possibly. ‘Hilarious…

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 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Lysistrata

DEM Productions In this very loose, modern adaptation of Aristophanes' classic comedy, Lysistrata, a fiery young woman takes sex and politics into her own hands. Fed up with austerity - the economic war waged on Greece by the Troika - she drunkenly launches a sex strike and occupies the Acropolis with her friends and…

C, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

+2

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

+2

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

+2

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Upper Lip

Broken Holmes Productions Samuel Plumwood’s up to his immaculately cravatted neck in it! He's accidentally got engaged, his Aunt Lucretia’s on the warpath and his parasitic lifestyle is fuelled by the blood of an increasingly angry proletariat. Can his class-traitor of a butler get him out of the soup this time?

theSpaces on the Mile, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Space 2

£6 / 0845 508 8316

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Space 2

£6 / 0845 508 8316

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Space 2

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8316

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 23 Aug

Zombie Science: Brain of the Dead

If zombies had brains, how would they work? Find out here, possibly.

C, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

+2

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

+2

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

+2

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

Assembly Gala Press Launch

Assembly Join us as we celebrate and launch our 34th Festival Fringe season. Get in quick for a sneak peak of some of the biggest and most exciting shows we have on offer this summer. Always a sell-out! Age category: 14+

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Main Hall

£13 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Best of Irish Comedy

Allow Stand resident Michael Redmond to introduce you to the funniest of his countrymen and women every month.

The Stand Comedy Club III & IV, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Stand III

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Stand III

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Stand III

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Black Faggot

New Zealand Season | Multinesia It's not easy being young, gay and Samoan - especially when God and your mother are watching. Meet the undercover brother desperate to prove he's straight, an island mama whose beloved son turns out to be queer and a tough Samoan homo who's out, proud and in your face. This runaway hit…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Upstairs

£7 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Upstairs

£7 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Upstairs

£12.50 (£11.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Bren and Jenny: Hello!

Bren and Jenny's / La Favorita Freestival Dynamic new comedy in the guise of a daytime TV chat show from the award-winning Jenny Bede: ‘Hilarious’ (Metro), ‘very funny’ (Heat), ‘rising star’ (Sun); and Brendan Murphy: ‘Brilliant’ (WhatsOnStage.com), ‘brilliant’ (Guardian), ‘brilliant’ (ThreeWeeks). An hour of stand-up…

St Mary's, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Space 1

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Space 1

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Space 1

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

Christian O'Connell: Breaking Dad

Bound & Gagged Comedy 10-times Sony Award winning DJ Christian O'Connell (Absolute Radio) returns after his 2013 sold out acclaimed debut. O'Connell is a dad on the edge and if you've ever been a dad/had a dad/known a dad, this is the show for you. A show featuring beloved pet death, pensioner sex advice and the…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

The Dairy Room

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

The Dairy Room

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Dairy Room

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 15 more dates until 16 Aug back to top