Pleasance offering free late night comedy at the Fringe

Mawaan Rizwan, Karl Schultz, Tom Allen and more set for free gigs

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This article is from 2015.

Pleasance offering free late night comedy at the Fringe

Annie McGrath and Jack Barry present their show Twins

If there's one thing better than late night comedy at the Fringe, it's free late night comedy at the Fringe, and this year, Pleasance are offering up just that.

For the princely sum of £0.00, you can catch Fringe acts such as Mawaan Rizwan, Karl Schultz, Tom Allen and Shane Todd, who all have their own shows at various venues during the festival.

As with most free shows, you can turn up on the night and hope for the best, or, if you're feeling flush (and organised), you can reserve a seat at the box office in advance for £5.

Full show list:

Mawaan Rizwan: With Flu
The BAFTA nominated DNN star performs his debut solo show.
Midnight, 7–30 Aug, Pleasance This.

Karl Schultz
Stand-up from a man who 'seems to be the genius among the young ones' according to Harry Hill's One to Watch.
00:10, 7–29 Aug, Pleasance Below.

KINGS!
Brand new sketch duo, made up of Adam Blampied and Lydia King.
00:15, 7–30 Aug, Pleasance Cellar.

Twins
Annie McGrath and Jack Barry are back with another sketch comedy show for people who hate sketch comedy.
Midnight, 7–30 Aug, Pleasance Beside.

Valdemar Pustelnik
Performance from the comedian and storyteller.
Midnight, 7–30 Aug, Pleasance Bunker Two.

Birthday Girls
The sketch troupe return with their smash-hit 2014 show.
00:10, 24–30 Aug, Pleasance Upstairs.

Brendan Murphy
A surreal one-man Sesame Street without the puppets.
Midnight, 7–30 Aug, Pleasance That.

Tom Allen
A combination of stand-up and chat show.
Midnight, 7–29 Aug, Pleasance Two.

Shane Todd
Debut Fringe show from a rising comedy star.
Midnight, 7–30 Aug, Pleasance Attic.

This article is from 2015.

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