Comedy Shows

We present a vibrant and active comedy programme, from Stand-Up to Sketch and Improv to Comedy Theatre… We welcome the ‘godparents’ of the UK stand-up awards Amused Moose who again bring their comedy and laughter award finals to theSpace @ Symposium Hall.

Absolute Improv!

Edinburgh’s own improv comedy theatre company return for more five-star improv comedy fun! Official edfringe sell-out four years running, top…
to be continued...

Afterhours Comedy: Amused Moose Comedy

Laughter packed, legendary and unmissable on Saturday nights since 2002. In an awesome new roost and totally shimmering plumage, Afterhours,…
Hils Jago for Amused Moose Comedy

Alternative 2

Britain Does Variety 2016 finalist Johnny Kingshott brings his stand-up comedy show to Edinburgh. Jokes, stories, quips, music and some…
Johnny Kingshott

Amused Moose Comedy Award: Grand Final

Grab your hottest tickets to be entertained by tomorrow's comedy stars, showcasing their Fringe shows in this prestigious final. Vote…
Hils Jago for Amused Moose Comedy

Amused Moose Comedy’s National New Comic Award: Grand Final

Vote alongside international talent scouts, relishing the excitement of seeing 2017’s hottest breakthrough stars in the making. Eight truly outstanding…
Hils Jago for Amused Moose Comedy

Artificial Intelligence Improvisation

Albert is a lovable nerd who dreams of the big stage. Mylez is an outgoing hacker with a dark sense…
HumanMachine

Be Prepared!

Patrol Leader Lesley Stone absolutely loved being a Girl Guide. In fact, she still does! She shares anarchic anecdotes, candid…
Lesley Stone

Blind Mirth

Blind Mirth are St Andrews’ first, best and only improv comedy troupe. Performing the finest and most luxurious improv comedy…
Blind Mirth

Bristol Revunions: Walnut

Bristol Revunions are a surreal, playful, energetic bunch of sketch comedians that have put together a brand-new show for you…
Bristol Revunions

Broke as a Joke

Comedian Danny Lobell (This American Life, WTF, Modern Day Philosophers) has always been broke. But he's never given up hope.…
Danny Lobell

Cream Tea and Incest

Romance! Adventure! Murder! Jeffrey and Eddie must learn the meaning of these words and more in this brand new knockabout…
Benjamin Alborough

Date Night With Bristol Improv

Date night: the time when friends, family and lovers come together (though not all together) to spend time, catch up…
Bristol Improv

Flour

A sweary, aggressive, dark comedy that follows two bags of Flour – a new synthetic drug that looks, smells and…
Imperial College Dramatic Society

Funny Bones and Wisdom Teeth

Peek through the comedy retro-spectoscope at medicine and dentistry in the 1970s and 80s. In this unashamedly old-school comedy show…
Doctor Ray Lowry

Geoff Hefferson Says Relax

A be-suited, be-spectacled, b-bastard hot out the frying pan and onto the flyers of the prestigious Edinburgh Flange Festival. Geoff…
Geoff Hefferson

Grimmprov: The Improvised Fairytale

Join Beard of Zeus as they present Grimmprov: The Improvised Fairytale, an evening of grizzly tales for ghastly grown-ups. Prepare…
Beard of Zeus

Improvabunga!

You give us suggestions and we’ll give you a show! Improvabunga is the totally improvised movie-adventure-extravaganza. Featuring live musical accompaniment…
The Watch This Improv Troupe

Man Up

At the all-male, male retreat for men, Guru Nigel will show you how to grasp the long, hard, curved (and,…
Temper-Mental Theatre

North-South Divide

It's kicking off all over Europe: on our footy pitches as well as our borders... Oh, in Trump-land too! Seems…
Mike and Aydin

Out of the Blue

The monstrous new comedy show by Sallyann Fellowes, is full of true and extraordinary tales. Tales you won't believe even…
Sallyann Fellowes

Paul Williams: Summertime Love

The summer is coming. You know what that means: beaches, bathing suits and boys (or girls depending on your sexual…
Paul Williams

Polyphony

Award-winning public speaker, comedian and psychotherapist Ola Aralepo presents his innovative practice, Stand Up Therapy: featuring jokes, storytelling, singing, TED…
Ola Aralepo

Rose Red: A Grimm Panto

Join us as we present to you the untold story of Snow White's forgotten sister, Rose Red, and her attempts…
University of Bristol Pantomime Society

Sharma Sharma Sharma Sharma Sharma… Comedian!

Watch the evolution of Mickey Sharma from an Indian teenager into a British comic.
Mickey Sharma

Shellshock! Improv Live!

In their ninth Fringe run, Shellshock! bring you Shellshock! Improv Live!, a cheery mix of improvised sketches, stories and games.…
Shellshock!

Shit I’m in Love With You Again

Join Outstanding Canadian Comedy Award winner Rachelle Elie in her boisterous, bawdy romp through the multiple manifestations of love and…
Crowning Monkey

The Agony and the Ivories

Comedian, musician and award-winning actor Bill Larkin from Chicago performs songs at the piano that the Los Angeles Times call…
Bill Larkin

The Intimate Strangers: Mister Bond

Hot eggs! The Intimate Strangers bring you dark, absurd and hilarious sketch comedy with a grand James Bond finale. Splurging…
The Intimate Strangers

The Oppression Olympics

Everyone loves the idea that their life cannot get any worse, especially the five strangers who find themselves waiting for…
Here, Have Some Comedy

The Red Emerald: A Farce for the Colourblind

Two thieves. One emerald. No refunds. The Red Emerald is a blisteringly funny farce set in a crumbling, old German…
Jackson Productions

The Secret Life of Your Mobile Phone

A unique journey into the private life of a gadget you thought was on your side. The Secret Life of…
The Secret Life of Your Mobile Phone

The Shambles

The Shambles, York’s premier improvised comedy troupe, are back at the Fringe! Bringing you hilarious scenes, songs and games based…
Dead Duck Productions

Two Dunnit

Life is ordinarily quite reasonable for POIROT – the Penrith Organisation for Investigating the Reasonably Ordinary T (it’s a silent…
The Amorous Prawn

Wildly Unprepared

Improved but not new, Wildly Unprepared return to the Fringe for our third year running! Our hour-long show is rife…
Wildly Unprepared

Will Shakespeare’s ImproMusical

A cast of expert improvisers promise a fast-paced, tuneful turn on the Bard’s works as if Shakespeare met Sondheim. 'Lord,…
Famous Artists Limited

Womb Raider

Returning for their 18th show at the Edinburgh Fringe. After six years of sell-out shows, St George's Medics' Revue are…
St George's Medics' Revue