Stewart Francis: Into the Punset

Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the Canadian stand-up and TV regular, as seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.

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Stewart Francis: Into the Punset

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The star of Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo and Crackerjack embarks on a brand-new show, in this, his last tour ever! See him before he heads off… Into the Punset. 'One of the funniest comedians in the world' (Craig Ferguson, CBS' Late Late Show).

Age category: 16+

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Performance times

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

54 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2LR

Thu 1 Aug

Ballroom

£10 / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Ballroom

£10 / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Ballroom

£15 (£14) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Ballroom

£15 (£14) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

Ballroom

£15 (£14) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 6 Aug

Ballroom

£15 (£14) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 7 Aug

Ballroom

£14 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 8 Aug

Ballroom

£14 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 9 Aug

Ballroom

£15 (£14) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 10 Aug

Ballroom

£15 (£14) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 11 Aug

Ballroom

£15 (£14) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 13 Aug

Ballroom

£14 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 14 Aug

Ballroom

£14 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 15 Aug

Ballroom

£14 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 16 Aug

Ballroom

£15 (£14) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 17 Aug

Ballroom

£15 (£14) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 18 Aug

Ballroom

£15 (£14) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 20 Aug

Ballroom

£14 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 21 Aug

Ballroom

£14 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 22 Aug

Ballroom

£14 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 23 Aug

Ballroom

£15 (£14) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 24 Aug

Ballroom

£15 (£14) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 25 Aug

Ballroom

£15 (£14) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Reviews & features

Comedian Stewart Francis extends farewell tour in Autumn, tickets on sale

1 Feb 2019

Long goodbye tour gets even longer, may never end

Stewart Francis has added 49 new dates to his farewell tour that goes ahead throughout the UK this year. Tickets for all Into The Punset tour dates are on sale now. Pun master Francis is throwing in the towel following a successful comedy career that…

10 unmissable events happening in Edinburgh and Glasgow this December

30 Nov 2018

Including Six, SQIFF and Scottish Ballet's Cinderella

Six The hands-down grandstanding hit of the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe takes over the Armadillo this Christmas with the story of Henry VIII's reign of terror told straight through the eyes of his six brides. Clad in funky Tudor garb, Catherines Howard, Parr…

Stewart Francis: 'It's nice to go out on a high'

20 Nov 2018

The UK-based Canadian punmaker says goodbye to his fans with one final tour

Stewart Francis isn't one of those comedians who'll fall into that trap of trying to be funny well past their use-by date. For after the best part of a decade in which he's become a staple on Mock the Week, scooped the Dave Joke of the Fringe and played…

Stewart Francis – 'Coming over to the UK eight years ago was the real turning point professionally for me'

25 Nov 2015

The pun gent is looking beyond live work for his next move in showbusiness

Canada-born Scotland-based one-line guru Stewart Francis talks to Brian Donaldson about his latest show, Pun Gent, and what's on the horizon for the comedian.

Stewart Francis: Pun Gent

19 Aug 20153 stars

A crowd-pleasing gag affair that doesn’t always hit its target

One of the Fringe's big TV draws, on this night Stewart Francis attracts an enthusiastic audience eagerly anticipating his entrance. While it would be easy for him to fill seats based solely on his charismatic appearances on Mock the Week and Live at…

Interview: Stewart Francis – Pun Gent

15 Jul 2015

‘The yacht was called "Anchor Management". BOOM: that's what I'm talking aboat'

We caught up with Canada-born, Scotland-based pun legend Stewart Francis, who chatted to us about his style of comedy and his rather punny method. When did you realise that the punning style of comedy was the route you would take? Did storytelling…

Preview: Stewart Francis – Pun Gent

23 Feb 2015

Canadian stand-up brings his unique brand of surreal and deadpan one-liners to Glasgow

As a warm-up for his next national tour Pun Gent (yeah, you get the picture), Canadian one-liner machine Stewart Francis is in town to play his part in a charity gig for MND. This will be his chance to road-test some gags that may or may not make the…

Stewart Francis: One Liners

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