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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

Noise Next Door Comedy Lock-In

Bound & Gagged Comedy by arrangement with CKP. This brand new breed of comedy club is a 21st-century mash-up of stand-up, panel shows, and after-hours banter. Indulge yourself in an evening of shameless entertainment. Previous guests have included Daniel Sloss, Andrew Lawrence, Isy Suttie, Zoe Lyons and Rob…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Pleasance Two

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Pleasance Two

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance Two

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 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

Stewart Lee: A Room With A Stew: Work In Progress

Subversive and deconstructive humour as the stand-up and former comedic partner of Richard Herring works on new material.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Main Space

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Space

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Main Space

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Austentatious: An Improvised Novel

An irreverent show performed in period costume, borne from suggestions from the audience.

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

QueenDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

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

Dan Nightingale is Trying His Best Not To Be A Dick

Quick wit, intelligent punchlines and energetic storytelling.

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

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.

Sara Pascoe Vs History

Intelligent observations and quirky storytelling from the actress and stand-up.

St Peter's Church, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Two

£6

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Two

£6

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Two

£6

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Bridget Christie: An Ungrateful Woman: Work In Progress

Surreal and offbeat humour as the 2013 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award winner tries out new material.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Main Space

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Space

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Main Space

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

Dylan Thomas: Clown In The Moon

A portrait of the poet's brief life, setting his broadcasts and iconic works alongside reminiscences of his antics and his encounters with women.

Assembly @ Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Baillie Room

£5 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Baillie Room

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Baillie Room

£10 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug

Ernest And The Pale Moon

Inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe and Alfred Hitchcock, Ernest And The Pale Moon is a spine-chilling tale of obsession and murder from Les Enfants Terrible.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Sun 3 Aug

Pleasance One

£12.50 (£11) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Pleasance One

£10.50 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Pleasance One

£10.50 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Foil, Arms and Hog

Phil McIntyre Entertainments by arrangement with Aura Talent Ltd Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato. You racist. Ireland's top comedy trio have sold out the Edinburgh Fringe for five consecutive years and recently completed a world tour of festivals including Chicago, San Francisco and…

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

A Collection of Grimms' Fairy Tales

Transforum Theatre - Kent State University Follow Hansel, Gretel, and Jacob on their journey through the forest. Using modern twists, creative shadow puppetry and animated storytelling, this heart-warming show asks you to re-evaluate classic tales and their morals. Grimms’ is suitable for all audiences.

AGA Showroom, Edinburgh

Mon 18 Aug

Upstairs

£8 (£7)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 19 Aug

Upstairs

£8 (£7)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

Upstairs

£8 (£7)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 23 Aug

Dalloway

Dyad Productions 1923: The War is over. While Clarissa Dalloway prepares a party in Westminster, Septimus Smith is diagnosed with shell shock, and their memories and dreams magically intertwine with those of 15 other disparate souls this hot blue day in June. Conjuring the hopes and regrets of middle and upper class…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Upstairs

£8 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Upstairs

£8 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Upstairs

£13 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 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

Toby: Fuzzbuzz

Sketch comedy duo comprising Sarah and Lizzie Daykin.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Attic

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Attic

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Attic

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Tony Law: Enter The Tonezone

Surreal and energetic humour from the inventive Canadian stand-up and 2012 Chortle Best Breakthrough Act award-winner.

The Stand Comedy Club III & IV, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Stand III

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Stand III

£11 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Stand III

£11 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Andy Zaltzman: Satirist For Hire

Political satire from the writer and radio regular.

The Stand Comedy Club III & IV, Edinburgh

Wed 13 Aug

Stand III

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

Stand III

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 15 Aug

Stand III

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug

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 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

Bach and the Italian Influence

David Hamilton Bach’s organ music shows a wealth of foreign stimuli, but it is arguably Italy’s composers and style that made the greatest impression on him. In arrangements of complete concertos by Vivaldi, or his use of themes by Corelli and Legrenzi as fugue subjects, or, more generally, in the mood and character of…

Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Canongate Kirk

£5 / 0131 556 3515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Best of Edinburgh Showcase Show

EdCom Productions. Whipping up a selection of top comedy acts into a delicious feast, and a new line-up every day, The Best Of Edinburgh Showcase Show is a great place to start your day. 'A perfect bite-size flavour of the festival – a must see' ★★★★ (ThreeWeeks 2009). 'A brilliant way to discover new talent.' ***…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Cabaret Bar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£11 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Brendon Burns and Colt Cabana Sit in a Fifty-Seater around Midnight and Provide the Commentary to Bad Wrestling Matches

  • 3 stars

Rarely has there been a title that more accurately describes a show than this one.

Balgreen Library, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Stand in the Square

£8 / 0131 529 5585

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Stand in the Square

£8 / 0131 529 5585

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Stand in the Square

£8 / 0131 529 5585

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

The Clean (As Possible) Comedy Show

Two guest acts and MC Tony Vino perform toned-down versions of their usual sets.

AGA Showroom, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Downstairs

£6 (£4)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Downstairs

£6 (£4)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Downstairs

£6 (£4)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 23 Aug back to top