Free comedy at the Fringe
Here are five of the best acts whose laughter comes at a rather low price in August
This article is from 2015.
Promising ‘regime-changing stand-up’, the Fringe’s very own Magic Mike unleashes his One Man Dad Cat Band, a gruelling yet hilarious road comedy about a car journey Woz took from Edinburgh to Exeter with a feline animal in his boot.
Free Sisters, 622 6801, 6–30 Aug (not 17), 1.15pm, free.
The man we once dubbed as ‘made for stand-up’ is here with Distant, his fourth solo Fringe hour. It appears to be featuring everything from economics to extremism and politics to pirates.
Counting House, 667 7533, 6–30 Aug, 7.30pm, free.
Letting her rock-country buddy Loretta Maine loose for a bit, Evans is in town as her actual self, insisting There Are No Guilty Pleasures, a show about not worrying if you happen to like ‘bad’ stuff. There will be songs.
Bannermans, 226 0000, 8–29 Aug (not 10, 17, 24), 1.45pm, free.
Joe Rowntree once more transmogrifies into Morgan Berry: Pet Bereavement Counsellor. The show is called Watership Down. And if you’re not filling up right now, then you have no soul.
Banshee Labyrinth, 226 0000, 8–30 Aug (not 10, 17, 24), 6pm, free.
She’s been to a party at Sting’s house and written one joke for Harry Hill’s TV Burp. Now, Ward is Dani Frankenstein, Nottingham’s foremost feminist hip hop sensation.
Voodoo Rooms, 226 0000, 8–30 Aug (not 11, 18, 25), 12.30pm, free.