Laughing Horse @ City Café

Laughing Horse @ City Café
19 Blair Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1QR
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3's Comedy – Adam Knox, Luka Muller and Peter Jones

Splinter Comedy 3's Comedy brings together Adam Knox, Luka Muller and Peter Jones, three of the rising stars of Australian comedy, for a whole new hour of hilarious stand up. As seen on TV, as heard on radio and as bumped into on public transport on the way to gigs all across the world; Knox, Muller and Jones are…

Sat 20 Aug

Las Vegas

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 21 Aug

Las Vegas

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 22 Aug

Las Vegas

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

50 Ways to Leave Your Employer

Sharon VS and Jess Bauldry The Great Resignation? We call it The Great Escape! Join hilarious Brits abroad Jess Bauldry and Sharon VS to hear how they broke out from the 9 to 5 and their musings on the meaning of work. There’s also a ukulele. Good luck! This is stand-up for grown-ups that shows that adult themes doesn't…

Sat 20 Aug

Hollywood

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 21 Aug

Hollywood

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 22 Aug

Hollywood

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Aaaaaaaand now! Roger Swift's Machine Pun: Reloaded

Roger Swift / Free Festival UK Pun finalist and writer of one of Dave’s Best Jokes of the Fringe, Roger Swift resurfaces into the post-lockdown world with an updated version of his whirlwind roller-coaster ride of non-stop corny jokes, puns, one-liners, wordplay, home-made props and PowerPoint slides. Expect a shameless…

Sat 20 Aug

Las Vegas

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 21 Aug

Las Vegas

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Mon 22 Aug

Las Vegas

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

Adam Greene and Peter Bazely: Bi and Large

Adam Greene and Peter Bazely Comedians and chums Adam Greene and Peter Bazely bring you a brain-melting, browbeating, bromantic stand-up comedy show. Multi award-nominated comedian Adam Greene has been wowing audiences with his smart, slick takes on everyday problems for nearly a decade; known for rapid-fire crowd work…

Sat 20 Aug

Las Vegas

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 21 Aug

Las Vegas

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 22 Aug

Las Vegas

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Adam Greene in No Time to Diet

Adam Greene Multi award-nominated comedian, Adam Greene takes his debut hour to Edinburgh talking quick fixes for self-improvement, clean living and long-term mental well-being. Has he found the secret to unlocking the perfect human body? Join him in this full-fat stand-up show as he finds out. 'Definitely one to keep…

Sat 20 Aug

Hollywood

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 21 Aug

Hollywood

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 22 Aug

Hollywood

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Aidan Jones – Looking for Work

Aidan Jones I've been fired from 14 jobs in my life – I'm starting to think that I might be the problem? I'll tell you some of the stories and you can tell me what you think. 'Punchlines that will leave you laughing for days on end' ★★★★★ (AdelaideNow.com.au). 'This is an unmissable chance to chuckle with one of the most…

Sat 20 Aug

Las Vegas

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 21 Aug

Las Vegas

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 22 Aug

Las Vegas

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Al Lubel: The Narcissistic Personality Disorder and ME

Al Lubel Al Lubel talks about his love of space, hatred of time, fear of death, ambivalence toward his parents and concern for his mental health. Infrequent strong language. None

Sat 20 Aug

Las Vegas

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 21 Aug

Las Vegas

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 22 Aug

Las Vegas

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

The All Irish After Party

All Irish After Party Not ready for the night to end? Neither are we! So head on over to The All Irish After Party, where the craic is only just beginning!! A true late night show, this show is always big, loud, wild and unpredictable, with special guests and unfiltered madness. As seen on Comedy Central and RTÉ. 'An…

Sat 20 Aug

Nineties

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 21 Aug

Nineties

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 23 Aug

Nineties

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 28 Aug

Anxiety vs Depression: A Comedy Game Show – Pay What You Can

Moni Zhang and Mihai Tartara Depression or anxiety, which is funnier? Well, we'll know the answer at this interactive game show. Comedians will form two teams, Team Anxiety and Team Depression, to battle each other with their mental health material, and improvised games. You, the audience, decide the winning team. What?

Sat 20 Aug

Las Vegas

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 21 Aug

Las Vegas

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 22 Aug

Las Vegas

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 28 Aug

Bex's Chainsaw Moussaka

Comedy hour from Rebekka, who promises there will be no storytelling or deeper messages, but plenty of fast-paced gags and character impressions.

Sat 20 Aug

Nineties

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 21 Aug

Nineties

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Mon 22 Aug

Nineties

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

A Boxing, Crossdressing, Commando Show

Josh Reynolds, Alex Egan and George Everitt No one asked for this combination of themes but be prepared for a lot of different perspectives. A split show as all three comics tackle identity and finding one self in modern terms from completely different backgrounds. Expect stories from the ring, the battleground and the…

Sat 20 Aug

Hollywood

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 21 Aug

Hollywood

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 22 Aug

Hollywood

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Comedy Hour: Prue Blake, Peter Jones and Sonia Di Iorio

Splinter Comedy Comedy Hour features Prue Blake, Peter Jones and Sonia Di Iorio, three of the freshest stand-ups coming out of Australia bringing a new hour of comedy to the Fringe. They've done stand-up on television, they've won awards, they've written for TV, they've sold out shows, they've gigged around the world and…

Sat 20 Aug

Hollywood

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 21 Aug

Hollywood

0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 22 Aug

Hollywood

0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Crazy Broken Chinese

He Huang / Free Fringe The zig-zag semi-autobiographical journey of a spoiled Chinese daughter trying to cope with cultural shocks and sexual liberations away from her family’s supervision back in China. This 40-minute stand-up comedy show is based on the comedian’s experience as an international student in the US and…

Sat 20 Aug

Hollywood

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 21 Aug

Hollywood

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 22 Aug

Hollywood

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Cyclopath

Dion Owen Dion Owen is a professional comedian and an avid cyclist originally from a small town in British Columbia, Canada. He now calls Montreal his home. Recently he filmed his first TV Gala at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival. He's toured across Canada on bike and in 2019-2020 completed his largest cycle/stand up tour…

Sat 20 Aug

Hollywood

0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 21 Aug

Hollywood

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 22 Aug

Hollywood

0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Dave Chawner: Underdog

Dave Chawner A timely show about dogs, defeat and determination by award-winning comedian, best-selling author and underdog, Dave Chawner. As seen on BBC, ITV and Channel 5, and heard on Radio 1, Radio 2 and Radio 4. 'Hilariously entertaining' (Mail On Sunday). 'Quirky, moving and hilarious' (Indy100.com). ★★★★…

Sat 20 Aug

Las Vegas

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 21 Aug

Las Vegas

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 22 Aug

Las Vegas

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Dirty Anxious Vampire

Mihai Tartara / Free Festival What does sex means to you? It's the question that Mihai asked himself in his debut solo show, Dirty Anxious Vampire. Join him in this coming-of-age story filled with dirty jokes, absurd humour and a deep fear of squatting toilets. Take a journey through his surreal childhood and laugh at the…

Sat 20 Aug

Nineties

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 21 Aug

Nineties

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Mon 22 Aug

Nineties

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 5 more dates until 28 Aug

Don't Start Me on White Jesus

Dana Alexander – Independent Comedian Canadian comedian Dana Alexander debuts her brand-new hilarious hour exploring history, politics and the concepts we have typically accepted as fact. Asking questions like: Why does Jesus look like Brad Pitt if he is from the Middle East? What is the difference between an explorer and…

Sat 20 Aug

Las Vegas

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 21 Aug

Las Vegas

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 22 Aug

Las Vegas

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

The Edinburgh Fridge Show

Jo Kelen Yes, I know it's the Edinburgh Fringe but this is the Edinburgh Fridge! Come along to hear poems and monologues from a fridge called Smeg, robots, spiders, goats and so much more! Strong language/swearing

Sat 20 Aug

Hollywood

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 21 Aug

Hollywood

0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 22 Aug

Hollywood

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 28 Aug

Eliott Simpson: (A)Sexy and I Know It

Eliott Simpson / Free Festival Eliott has never cared for sex. He enjoys doing people as much as he enjoys doing his taxes. But with tales of gender, stakes, queerness and cakes, Simpson will widen your eyes to the bizarre life of an asexual man trying to survive in a sex-obsessed world. So come along, keep on your thong…

Sat 20 Aug

Hollywood

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 21 Aug

Hollywood

0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Mon 22 Aug

Hollywood

0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Europe's Most Wanted!

Steal The Show Comedy / Free Festival In this diverse and friendly stand-up show, Europe's funniest comedians come together with the most well-travelled acts from the rest of the world! They will recall their most outlandish and embarrassing travel stories and quirky observations of their own cultures, all in one room…

Sat 20 Aug

Las Vegas

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 21 Aug

Las Vegas

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Mon 22 Aug

Las Vegas

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Further Adventures in Dementia

Steve Day / Free Festival Steve's dad died of Alzheimer's. There's nothing he can do about it except remember him the way he was. Steve has also been deaf since his teens but has new hearing aids so now he's gone through all the music of his youth. It reminds him of his dad. There's nothing else for it but to defy…

Sat 20 Aug

Las Vegas

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 21 Aug

Las Vegas

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Mon 22 Aug

Las Vegas

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

God Damn Fancy Man

James Nokise / Free Festival Joyful, daring and undeniably sharp, God Damn Fancy Man is the hotly anticipated new show from critically acclaimed, internationally award-winning comedian James Nokise. Covering a thrilling whirlwind of topics with skilful ease and exhilarating energy, Nokise's brand of joyously cathartic…

Sat 20 Aug

Nineties

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 21 Aug

Nineties

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Mon 22 Aug

Nineties

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Irish Comedy Showcase

Gary Lynch Irish Comedy Showcase – The best Irish comedians at the Fringe will be starting your morning with some belly laughs, hopefully before breakfast. Each guest act is performing their own solo show at the Fringe and during the Irish Comedy Showcase they will be giving you their very finest short club sets. These…

Sat 20 Aug

Las Vegas

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 21 Aug

Las Vegas

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 22 Aug

Las Vegas

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Irish Jokers

Paul Marsh / Free Festival A compilation show of the best Irish acts at the Fringe as well as award-winning comedians who are flying over, just to do this show. This is the first stop for busy Irish club comedians who are popping over to the Fringe for a few days. Fast paced and gags aplenty! This show will be guaranteed…

Sat 20 Aug

Las Vegas

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 21 Aug

Las Vegas

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Mon 22 Aug

Las Vegas

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

John Aggasild: Welcome Back

John Aggasild / Free Festival A Romantic (Stand-Up) Comedy (Show). Plainclothes alternative comedian John describes falling in love whilst questioning his sexuality. If you have ever had feelings for, or sex with someone… or perhaps you're thinking about giving it a try – this is for you. John is one of the best kept…

Sat 20 Aug

Nineties

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 21 Aug

Nineties

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Mon 22 Aug

Nineties

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Lee Kyle: Parochial Glitter Implosion

Lee Kyle Lee never understood why people sometimes thought he was unusual. Then, one day, he was sat in a cemetery with a lass out of Byker Grove who may or may not be his sister, with a guinea pig he accidentally owns between his legs, under a tree he'd taken to throwing shoes into and he realised he might be an oddball.

Sat 20 Aug

Nineties

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 21 Aug

Nineties

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 22 Aug

Nineties

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Macho Daddy Punchfist

Chris Iskander Musical comedian Chris Iskander is a manly man's man, man. He is an Aquarius, which means he is always spilling things. He has two cats because his personal life is going really well. He writes deep and highly important songs about love, the environment, the discrimination of swans and maybe two to three…

Sat 20 Aug

Nineties

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 21 Aug

Nineties

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 22 Aug

Nineties

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Mum's the Word

Punya Arora / Free Festival Mum's the Word is a special story about a comedian from India growing up with her mum, who is a single parent, and how she's never met her dad. Will she meet him at some point? Will he turn up at one of her shows? Who knows! But what we do know is that divorce and single parenting can be…

Sat 20 Aug

Nineties

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 21 Aug

Nineties

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Mon 22 Aug

Nineties

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Nathan Cassidy: Hot Tub God

The Rat Pack Productions Ltd / Free Festival Who can save us now? God/Nathan Cassidy might be our only hope. Immaculately conceived new show from critically acclaimed, multi award-winning comedian. Stand-up comedy on the death of the planet, the neglect of our leaders and the shield of blame from ourselves… in short, the…

Sat 20 Aug

Las Vegas

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 21 Aug

Las Vegas

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Tue 23 Aug

Las Vegas

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 5 more dates until 28 Aug

Pam Ford: 24 and Counting!

Pam Ford Comedian If you want to feel young and useful, get a job in a care home. I'm middle-aged and they refer to me as 'that loud funny girl.' My colleagues say, 'Pammy, we've reserved you a room.' I'm privileged, I get to hear their life stories. Amazing people with amazing experiences, some their families don't even…

Sat 20 Aug

Hollywood

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 21 Aug

Hollywood

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 22 Aug

Hollywood

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Philliam and Willipp

Philliam and William Inc Philliam and Whillipp is a stand-up comedy show by young up-and-coming comedians Will Hitt and Philipp Kostelecky. Their child-like energy, confident stage presence and quick-fire performance styles make them two of the most exciting comedians on the circuit. Both offer unique, interesting takes…

Sat 20 Aug

Nineties

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 21 Aug

Nineties

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 22 Aug

Nineties

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Samantha Pressdee: Clown Pray Love (Work in Progress)

Love Muffin Productions A prodigal story of true love and sacred transformation. A heartwarming adventure, chronicling the miracles that come from following your passion and living in divine alignment with your truest self. Philippe Gaulier Graduate. 'The most uninhibitedly entertaining proponent of female empowerment you…

Sat 20 Aug

Nineties

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 21 Aug

Nineties

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 22 Aug

Nineties

£2.50 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Sex Me I'm Irish

Duffy Connors / Free Festival Ireland’s own Duffy Connors is taking his solo show to Edinburgh. Through his probably too honest one-liners about his romantic life, you can piece together the clues as to why he has been forced to do an Edinburgh show in search of someone decidedly less picky. Is publicly begging for sex…

Sat 20 Aug

Hollywood

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 21 Aug

Hollywood

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Mon 22 Aug

Hollywood

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Sharon Wanjohi and Abbie Edwards: Not Too Shabby

Sharon Wanjohi and Abbie Edwards From their sell-out show at the Camden Fringe, Sharon Wanjohi (Chortle Student finalist) and Abbie Edwards (as heard on BBC Radio 4 Extra) present an eclectic hour of stand-up about everything from babies being racist to Brad Bird’s 2007 masterpiece Ratatouille. But that's not all! The…

Sat 20 Aug

Hollywood

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 21 Aug

Hollywood

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 22 Aug

Hollywood

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Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Thor and Freya: Norse as F*ck

Thor Stenhaug and Freya Mallard / Free Festival Ya ya ding dong. Two of the UK’s most exciting new comedians present an hour of stand-up. Freya Mallard (BBC Radio 4) is a Leicester Square New Comedian finalist. She has been described by Josie Long as 'a wonderful and exciting new voice: silly, warm and super smart!' Thor…

Sat 20 Aug

Nineties

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sun 21 Aug

Nineties

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Mon 22 Aug

Nineties

£5 / 0131 220 0125

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug