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STARTING AT 20:15 in Cabaret Voltaire / Main Room 

Joke Thieves COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 20:15 (60 min) - Free 
Comedy set swapping live! The cult hit show where comedians perform their own jokes, then each other’s. Chortle Award Winner – Best Club Show London. Top 5 comedy shows of the Year (List). Top 10 late nights out at the Fringe (Time Out). Top 25 shows at the Fringe (British C...
STARTING AT 20:15 in The Counting House / The Attic 

Nai Bowen is Brave! COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 20:15 (60 min) - Free 
Nai Bowen is Brave! At least, that's want she wants to believe. One half of fringe favourites Titty Bar Ha Ha, Nai is going it alone for the first time in her life. If she's finished the show, which she might not have done, because she's a terrible scaredy-pants. Apart fro...
STARTING AT 20:15 in The Free Sisters / Maggie's Chamber 

For Godley's Sake! COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 20:15 (60 min) - Free 
FOR GODLEY'S SAKE back for another year at the THREE SISTERS "One of Scotland's finest onstage treasures... Compelling... ballsy... a breath of fresh air" Guardian "The Glasgow comedy queen" The List "The most outspoken female stand-up in Britain... The most ribald and re...
STARTING AT 20:30 in Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Andrew Roper's Superhero Secret Origins: The Movies COMEDY 
AUG 4-27 at 20:30 (60 min) - Free 
If you like superheroes, if you want to learn more about their history, if you’ve ever seen a movie that had superheroes in it… if you’ve read this far already – you should see Superhero Secret Origins: The Movies. The final chapter in the comedy lecture trilogy goes Hollywo...
STARTING AT 20:30 in Cabaret Voltaire / Cinema Room 

A Poke in the Eye COMEDY 
AUG 3-15, 17-27 at 20:30 (60 min) - FREE TICKETED 
Georgie Morrell: A Poke in the Eye One woman. One eye. And her (sort of) blind life… The debut 4* stand up show from comic, Georgie Morrell after it’s successful Edinburgh run and transfer to Soho A Poke in the Eye is back! Using her wit, charm and anecdotes Georgie tells ...
STARTING AT 20:30 in The Counting House / The Lounge 

Lewis Schaffer: Unopened Letters From My Mother COMEDY 
AUG 4-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 20:30 (60 min) - Free 
Each day of the festival the London-based New York comic will read an unopened letter from his mother, sent before she died alone in New York. 17 unopened letters and 6 opened but unread. ...
STARTING AT 20:40 in The Free Sisters / The Wee Room 

The Fresh Prince of Comedy - Kyle Legacy COMEDY 
AUG 3-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 20:40 (60 min) - Free 
With sold out shows internationally and abroad, this UK comic living in Australia has mastered blending stand up, improvisation and talking to the crowd. So, come spend an hour with a guaranteed star in the making and arguably one of the funniest comedians you've not yet hea...
STARTING AT 20:45 in 48 Below / The Basement Bar 

Tales from a Tampon COMEDY 
AUG 21-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - free festival 
Tales from a Tampon Forget the wheel, telephone or sky plus, this little cotton bud with string is one of the greatest inventions of the 21st century. Blocking more leaks than the Hoover Dam and bringing in more revenue in tax than Donald Trump ever could, don't underesti...
STARTING AT 20:45 in Espionage / The Bunker 

Laugh Train Home Comedy Showcase COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free (OPTION to reserve seat) 
In its fifth year, the best comics of the Fringe are brought together for this premier comedy showcase. Robyn Perkins (5 stars 'exceptionally charasmatic' -Voice Mag) hosts different four/five-star comics, making it the best guide for who to see in Edinburgh, as well as a fa...
STARTING AT 20:45 in Espionage / Pravda 

Sidekick COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Some people are life's heroes, its leading men and women. They're full of swash, buckle and daring-do. Others are happy to stand at the side and hold their jackets. For every Fred Flinstone, there is a Barney Rubble. Every Yogi needs a Booboo and all Sherlocks need a patien...
STARTING AT 20:45 in Finnegan's Wake / The Back Room 

Irish Comedy @ Finnegan's Wake COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Multi-Award Winning Irish Comedians present a compilation of Irish comedy, in an Irish pub. What more do you need? Join Donal Vaughan, Pat McDonagh and guests for Craic, Laughs and Pints! And with different line up every day, you’re always welcome. ...
STARTING AT 20:45 in Moriarty's / Cellar 

LJ DA FUNK in... Last Brexit to 'ooklyn COMEDY 
AUG 3-7, 9-14, 16-21, 23-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Abrasive satire for Guardian readers, disguised as sensationalist whimsy for Sun readers so as not to alienate the proletariat. Bashing Brexit head-on with all the vitriol of Nigel Farage at a multicultural jamboree, Alabama's most dangerous export tackles the new order of B...
STARTING AT 20:45 in Southside Social / Upstairs 

Can't Dance, Won't Dance CABARET 
AUG 3-19, 21-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
The uptight, irritable, shy yet monstrously arrogant Kingsley has developed dangerously high blood pressure and a phobia of dancing. In this multi-award-seeking show, the roofsmasher considers the nature of inhibition, showing off and your ludicrous discotheque behaviour. “H...
STARTING AT 20:45 in The Cellar Monkey / The Cellar 

Tri-Nations Comedy Show COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
This is a comedy show like no other! Each night catch three comedians from all corners of the globe battling each other with their best gags to win the audience vote. ...
STARTING AT 20:45 in The Free Sisters / The Gothic Room 

The Rule of Threes COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Daniel Audritt (hilarious stand up and internationally acclaimed director; Amused Moose Finalist) Tamar Broadbent (hilarious world touring stand up and musical comedian; Amused Moose Finalist) and chubby American Sid Singh (deeply insecure writer of this bio, no idea what Am...
STARTING AT 20:45 in The Hanover Tap / The Wee Tap 

DOPE FRICTION COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
dope /dəʊp/ ad 1. Very good. "that suit is dope!" friction /ˈfrɪkʃ(ə)n/ n 1. conflict or animosity caused by a clash of wills, temperaments, or opinions. Tom Lawrinson and Daniel Sofoluke are doing an hour of stand up. They are two very differ...
STARTING AT 20:45 in The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Nasty Women on the Fringe! - Sajeela Kershi & Guests CABARET 
AUG 3-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Did you support the #WomensMarch? The only place to March at this years festival is down to this female led show! With an array of talented award winning/critically acclaimed guests who are the 'nastiest' women performing at the festival this year. Kicking ass & kicking back...
STARTING AT 21:00 in Cabaret Voltaire / Long Room 

Comedy World War 5 COMEDY 
AUG 4-27 at 21:00 (60 min) - Free 
The hit-show in its fifth year! Four international top comedians per night, one against one, no allies. Like in every world war, different line-up each night. Always started by a German (Christian Schulte-Loh) and finished by an American. Previous acts include: Imran Yusuf, ...
STARTING AT 21:00 in Dropkick Murphy's / Main Room 

Lolbot Wars COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 21:00 (60 min) - Free 
This is Lolbot Wars. The best comedy performers from across the Edinburgh Festival Fringe will come together in a unique arena where they will battle it out, head to head. Armed with words, weapons, wit, and improv, Lolbot Wars will create comedy carnage like never before in...
STARTING AT 21:00 in Espionage / Kasbar 

#AA Abnormal Asian COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 21:00 (60 min) - Free (book a FREE ticket to guarantee entry) 
"The Comedy surprise discovery of this year's Fringe" ★★★★ AdelaideNow.com.au "Identifies the perfect East-West fusion" ★★★★ Herald Sun Award-winning Singaporean comedian Jinx Yeo (1st Runner-Up, ...
STARTING AT 21:00 in The Counting House / The Loft 

Rik Carranza: I'm a Fan COMEDY 
AUG 3-15, 17-27 at 21:00 (60 min) - FREE TICKETED 
How far would you go to fit in? What happens when you deny the very thing that defines you? In this deeply personal show, Rik Carranza revisits a past that forced him to choose between embracing his passions or bowing to the expectations of others. A story about love, life...
STARTING AT 21:00 in The Free Sisters / Maggie's Front Room  

Laughing Horse FREE Pick of the Fringe COMEDY 
AUG 4-27 at 21:00 (60 min) - Free 
See the very best comedians from across the Fringe, with a different top-notch comedy line-up each day. Two shows every day, as the Laughing Horse's Pick of the Fringe returns to Edinburgh for its 14th year. Line-ups include performers selected from Fringe shows and the int...
STARTING AT 21:00 in The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

More Equal Than Others COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 21:00 (45 min) - Free 
Is this Romanian guy supposed to be the future of stand-up comedy? Bold, brash and a total smartass, Victor Pătrăşcan wings it in this stand up comedy one-man show and tries to get away with it. Basically, it's a spur of the moment contemplation on the inane, frivolous...
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