Comedy

199 Jokes Before Lunchtime: High Whisk
Danny Matinee

DIY dentistry? Brace yourself. One-liners, puns, props and pictures, suitable for all ages, and maybe including free coffee. By the author/performer of solo shows at the Edinburgh Fringe, Brighton Fringe, and Leicester Comedy Festival.

Aaaaa Very Fringey Show
Grownup Playhouse

What makes the perfect Fringe show: comedy, theatre, music, magic, puppets? Yes. The perfect show is every show in one. Come see four people pitch to you the fringiest Edinburgh Fringe show ever… so they claim!

Absolute Improv!
TBC Improv

For over 10 years, Absolute Improv! has been a celebration of the finest improv comedy talent Scotland has to offer! Join us once more for spontaneously sparkling family-friendly performances never seen before, and never to be seen again!

The Adventures of the White Unicorn
Heli Pärna

From Belgium to Estonia, Switzerland to Luxembourg, New Zealand and back again, Heli Pärna bares all in her witty, funny and vulnerable way from cultural stereotypes and heartbreak to crazy pick-up lines.

Ajahnis Charley: Thots and Prayers
Ajahnis Charley

Come get your life in the afterlife! Thots is high-energy sketch comedy about a feisty twink fighting to belong beyond the pearly gates of Gay Heaven. Witness the HOMO, or suffer the FOMO.

AL! The Weird Tribute (and How Daniel Radcliffe Got Mixed Up in This Nonsense)
Steve Goodie

"Weird Al" Yankovic and Daniel “Harry Potter” Radcliffe team up at the Fringe (sort of)!

Andrew Mayer: Have Fun, Be Yourself
Andrew Mayer

Comedian Andrew Mayer talks about his all-time best and worst dates (both with the same woman), and a third date with her many years later. There's also plenty of other nonsense.

Antics Joke Show: Sketch and Improv Comedy
Up the Antics

Up the Antics (BBC Radio 4 Extra) present an hour of hilarious sketches plus improvised scenes with special guests! 'Up the Antics are guaranteed to deliver a laugh every minute' (EdFringeReview.com).

Aude Lener – Love Reboot
The Queen Comedy

Wanna feel loved? Honestly, I'm no magician. I'm just French. How sexy is that? So if you like love stories that have nothing to do with love stories, get your tickets now.

Bedtime Stories
Mhari Aitchison and Becca Fielden

'There's no greater love story than female friendship'. Talking through bad sex, irresponsible parenting, the lighter side of dementia and the overall ups and downs of being a girl your twenties.

Blind Mirth Presents: A Guide to Disappointing Your Parents
Blind Mirth

Blind Mirth returns to Fringe in a blaze of glory and parental disdain. Different every show, St Andrews' funniest, sexiest (and only) improvised comedy troupe invite you for chaos and comedy.

Blood, Sweat and Beers: How One Man Overcame a Complete Lack of Ability to Represent His Country
Mick Colliss

The laugh-out-loud true story of Mick Colliss, who achieved his boyhood dream – just not in the way you might think.

Brett Epstein: Alone on Stage
Brooklyn Bottling Company

Brett Epstein reflects upon the highs and lows of being an artist, being alone and Being Alive™. A darkly comic Brooklyn Bottling Company solo show.

Bubble!
Lexi Manchester feat. Jimmy Hook

Exploring the funny within a little bubble using a combination of improv and stand-up. A "solo" show. Honest.

Choose My Own Road – Cantonese Comedy Show
Chan Lok Tim

During a 2023 tour to 10 cities, has Tim grown as a person? What are the strangest things about each place? How do Hong Kong people fit into the same world?

Chris Tavener is Faking Cool
Chris Tavener

Watch Chris Tavener battle his intrusive thoughts through the medium of witty, satirical songs. Will it work? Not likely... As heard on BBC 6 Music, Sky's Showcase TV and live at Glastonbury Festival.

Daniel Powell: Breathless (Work in Progress)
Daniel Powell

Stand-Up Comedian Daniel Powell tells the story of how a cat tried to kill him with its arse, destroying his health (and life) in the process.

The Dead Ducks
The Dead Ducks

University of York's premier sketch troupe returning for another year of absurdist sketch comedy at the Fringe. Containing five young talents who are ready to take the stage by storm with sketches tackling a number of topics.

Dead Inside
Jane Japes

Join Jane for a rollercoaster ride through the hilarious topics of cancer, suicide and the price of pretty panties! Less terrifying than it sounds, this show will make you laugh, cry and maybe even think. Don't be frightened!

Disco Horses: A Sketch Revue
Disco Horses

Absurd, high-concept, heartfelt sketch comedy. This American duo brings you on a world-breaking experience that'll leave you laughing on the edge of your seat (please don't fall, we have no insurance).

Eric Davidson's Amazin' Prime Parodies (26 Songs to Make the Whole World Cringe)
Eric Davidson

Eric Davidson's Amazin' Prime Parodies (26 Songs to Make the Whole World Cringe). Eric returns with a fast-paced show of alphabetic satirical hilarity. (FringeReview.co.uk).

A Gay Dad Murders Sex
FitXander Platz

Dark obsessions. Evil desires. Twisted kinks. But enough about my priest. Sit back. relax. And enjoy some quality scripted stand-up. Entertaining and fun.

Getting in Bed with the Pizza Man
Katie Folger

Getting in Bed with the Pizza Man is a racy, whimsical one-woman show exploring the perils and thrills of sex and singledom in the post-pandemic era by actress, writer and comedienne Katie Folger.

Help! My Vagina Is Trying to Kill Me!
Yola Jean Lu

Help! My Vagina Is Trying to Kill Me! is a solo show that explores one woman's journey of navigating STDs, miscarriages and pre-cervical cancer.

Improv and Chill
Flying Chairs

Welcome to Improv and Chill, the TV show where you decide what happens. Pick the genre, characters and the action, then we'll do the rest! After our show's success in Bristol, we're bringing it to the Fringe!

Improv Comedy with Box of Frogs
Box of Frogs

High-octane improvised comedy sketches, scenes, songs and silliness from Birmingham's premier award-winning improv-comedy group, based entirely on your suggestions.

Improvabunga!
The Watch This Improv Troupe

Back for a 10th run, this 'understandable Fringe favourite' (FringeReview.co.uk) crafts your suggestions into an improvised movie adventure featuring live musical underscoring, spontaneous songs and four audience buzzers so you can direct the action right until the credits roll!

ITVX Presents: Edinburgh Fringe
NextUp Comedy | ITVX Mixed Bill StandUp Night

Don't miss the ultimate late-night comedy extravaganza! Join us for different line-ups every night, with known faces and new acts – all broadcast LIVE on ITVX.

Julie Kennedy: Crude
Julie Kennedy

Former journalist and professional Parisian Julie Kennedy finally understands why she can’t orgasm. Her partners didn't understand: Cease Fire. She returns to Edinburgh after ten years with a hilarious show about climate change, geop

Keith Mendes: Medical Negligence
Keith Mendes

'The doctor you hope you'll never have to see.' I've done things – unspeakable things. Stories from my career as a doctor and my personal life, from medical negligence to stress management to ghosts and demons.

Lady ADHD
Blaire Postman

This daring, immersive, real-time dopamine chase traces how Postman’s unique comedy (fueled by a rollercoaster of flipchart rabbit-holes) first revealed unexpected connections between life's intricacies, then exposed her own brain’s true nature and the risks of dismissing different-thinkers.

The Locker Room
Rogue Schmidt

Satirizes the cutthroat world of high school athletics and the unhinged coaches leading the charge with zany character sketches, personal monologues and audience participation, all by disgraced American athlete and current award-winning comedian, Rogue Schmidt.

Love / Less of a Man
Isabella Pip and Jess Elgene

Double bill. Isabella hates love. For romantics or weak-of-heart horny weirdos who love love, but hate themselves. Jess fled Texas, picked up a mic, and transitioned. Story of a girl who can do anything.

MacPlebs
The Raymondos

Two Plebs are the only surviving members left of the cast of Macbeth. Armed with only their wits, wigs and willies they decide to tell the tale themselves, only one problem… they haven't read it!

Newspaper Punchlines
Shellshock! Improvised Comedy

Hot off the press, Shellshock! writes a hilarious, brand-new front-page news story based on your suggestions! Join them for their 50-minute improvised show for the inside scoop on the most unbelievable headlines (that never really happened)!

Oxford Revue: Stand-Upping Citizens
Oxford Revue

The stand-up showcase of the world-famous student comedy group Oxford Revue, featuring a rotating line-up of the freshest comic talent.

Payback Party
Woodplayers Troupe

When four acquaintances receive a Facebook invite to a surprise birthday party, chaos ensues. Past relationships are revealed, revenge plots are intertwined, and secrets are spilled as the night progresses. Happy birthday to... who?

Phil Hammond and Dame Clare Gerada: Fifty Minutes to Save the NHS
Phil Hammond and Clare Gerada

Two doctors devise, with your help, a revolutionary health manifesto to save the NHS. Seriously subversive. The perfect election wind down. All profits to Doctors in Distress charity.

Phil Hammond: The Ins and Outs of Pleasure
Phil Hammond

Dr Phil dissects pleasure using science, stories and stuff he's invented. Is your pleasure thermostat set correctly? Are the ingredients of your pleasure soup balanced? Is your pleasuring safe and sustainable? Comedy.

Pirates: You Wouldn't Steal a Boat
Spruce Moose Comedy

The Spruce Moose crew return to Edinburgh with their high seas, low-brow comedy adventure! 'Unhinged, absurd and outrageously funny' (TheReviewsHub.com). 'Arr!… this is good!' (Derek Awards).

Shaken, Not Stirred
Parky Players

A cocktail of comedy sketches and music about living with Parkinson's, with a sprinkling of Bond on top (just where he likes it). You’ll laugh, cry, even learn something. 00 agents, film enthusiasts and blue-badge holders welcome.

The Shambles
The Shambles

The Shambles are back! The Uni of York's premier improv comedy troupe have 100s of hilarious improv games to wow you with their quick thinking and comedic instinct. Get ready for a night of off-the-cuff chaos!

Steve Otis Gunn is Uncomfortable
Steve Otis Gunn

Steve Otis Gunn has been uncomfortable since 1991, when he realised he didn't know what to do with his arms. Expect silliness interspersed with tales of kidnapping and fraud told in a dark comic style.

Suggestions of the Unexpected: An Improvised Horror Anthology
Any Suggestions Improv

Out of the darkest corners of your mind comes an improvised comedy nightmare. From the creators of Any Suggestions, Doctor? The Improvised Doctor Who Parody – (ScottishField.co.uk); (One4Review.co.uk); (ThreeWeeks).

SunDate Roast
ma3imilian

Join us for a SunDate Roast! A Fringe extravaganza with stand-up, improv and dating roasts. New performer every night, lots of laughs, perfect post-drinks pick-me-up. Bring your pals or... dare to come with your other half!

Switch Up and Mustard
Dead Duck Productions

Join four young talents as they battle in a game of ever-changing wits and challenges! Neither them, nor you, will know what’s coming next in this improvised game show built for one single purpose: chaos!

Tales from a British Country Pub
Chris Sainton-Clark

Join comedy musician Chris Sainton-Clark as he takes you through his troublesome and hilarious experiences of working in British pubs. Hear stories of compulsive liars, disruptive youths, clinical oversharers, fruit machine addicts and more.

This Show Contains No Maths, and Other Lies
James Arthur

A magical exploration of the past, present and future. Covering the tricks and lies of our everyday life and retelling tales of old. Here's the kicker, it's all going to improvised!

Tom Hearn Live: How Fabulous is That?!
Tom Hearn

Join viral comedian Tom Hearn for a fabulous night of comedy! Featuring "Ina Garten", "Martha Stewart", "James Corden", music and original characters! One of Best Queer TikTok Creators To Follow (ET Canada).

The Ultimate Collection of Reels
Andrei Palchyk and Nikita Kha

A solo stand-up show performed by Andrei Palchyk. Instagram-approved jokes only. No crowd work. Get ready to listen to jokes about immigrant life in Europe and the experience of surviving dictatorship.

Who Gave You the Mic?
Fruit Bowl Theatre

This show explores the audacity of cis-het men, absurdity of gender politics and joys of queerness. Told through singing, drag king-ing and sketch comedy, Who Gave You the Mic? is a critique of normative masculinity!

Willy Wonka and the Doctor Factory
Malignant Humours – St George's Revue

Come and see the Malignant Humours perform 45 minutes of outrageous medical sketch comedy, written and performed by healthcare students. After selling out 11 years in a row you won't want to miss us!

Zac Zac Zoom: A Story of Wheels and (F)eels
Zachary Loram

Brand-new musical comedy that was supposed to be about exploring life in a wheelchair... But Zac has something much eelier he'd like to talk about.

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