Category - Comedy

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Aaron Twitchen: Curtain Twitchen

Aaron Twitchen

Aaron Twitchen: Curtain Twitchen

Comedy (Circus, LGBT)

C south (main theatre) venue 58 St Peter's, Lutton Place, EH8 9PE
3-28 Aug (not 15) at 18:50 (1hr00)
Tickets £7.50-£9.50 / concessions £5.50-£7.50
Recommended 16+
Aerial-circus-stand-up fusion show. Mixing stories of friendship, love and wine with jaw-dropping stunts on aerial silks in a gossipy cabaret explosion, Aaron takes comedy to highs you’ve never seen before. ‘Positive, fun, feel-good… best free fringe show I’ve seen’ Scotsgay.
The Accidental Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Tobacco Tea Theatre Company

The Accidental Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Theatre (Satire, Comedy)

C (+1) venue 34 Adam House, Chambers Street, EH1 1HR
2-28 Aug at 14:40 (1hr00)
Tickets £8.50-£10.50 / concessions £6.50-£8.50 / children £4.50-£6.50
Recommended 12+
When Holmes unknowingly murders his client, the game is on to catch… himself! But is Moriarty’s thirst for detective fiction masterminding events? Satire, metafiction and plot twists galore! ‘Funny, intelligent, and well-played’ ★★★★ FringeGuru.com.
An Act of Kindness

Rascal Theatre

An Act of Kindness

Theatre (New Writing, Comedy)

C cubed (main space) venue 50 Brodie’s Close, 304 Lawnmarket EH1 2PS
3-28 Aug (not 15) at 16:10 (0hr50)
Tickets £8.50-£10.50 / concessions £6.50-£8.50
Recommended 12+
Strangers meet at a bus stop. Both struggle with isolation and the question of what is expected of them, as a man, as a woman. An unlikely connection is formed. Funny, warm, relatable to all humans.
Albrecht Dürer: Renaissance Dude

Kitty Walsh

Albrecht Dürer: Renaissance Dude

Comedy (Historical, Visual Art)

C cubed (main space) venue 50 Brodie’s Close, 304 Lawnmarket EH1 2PS
3-28 Aug (not 15) at 12:45 (0hr50)
Tickets £7.50-£9.50 / concessions £5.50-£7.50
Recommended 14+
A comedic look at the life and times of the German Renaissance’s coolest dude: artist, diarist and all-round ledge, Albrecht Dürer (the one who drew that weird rhino).
Amy, 25, Almost Cool

CAT Productions (New Orleans, USA)

Amy, 25, Almost Cool

Theatre (True-Life, Comedy)

C royale (studio 3) venue 6 22 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
2-22 Aug at 17:00 (0hr45)
Tickets £8.50-£10.50 / concessions £6.50-£8.50
Recommended 14+
Amy’s landed a date with a model, but is currently wearing a high-school ball gown with a stuck zipper. She has 45 minutes. There are worse things than looking like Cinderella on a Friday night… right?
Bad Dad

Fortress of Dinglitude

Bad Dad

Theatre (Comedy, Storytelling, Theatre)

C royale (studio 2) venue 6 22 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
2-12 Aug at 20:30 (0hr50)
Tickets £8.50-£9.50 / concessions £5.50-£7.50
Recommended 14+
Bad Dad is a semi-autobiographical show that chronicles the trials and tribulations of becoming a first-time father. It's a gloriously funny, brutally honest account of what it's like to be a dad (and not a very good one!)
Banged Up!

Two Thirds Comedy

Banged Up!

Comedy (New Writing, Contemporary)

C royale (studio 6) venue 6 22 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
20-28 Aug at 20:40 (1hr00)
Tickets £7.50-£9.50 / concessions £5.50-£7.50
Recommended 12+
Three people in prison tell their stories backwards to work out how they got there. Are they all really innocent? Are they part of a bigger conspiracy? And where have all the bees gone?
The Blues Brothers – Live

Nicholas Abrams and Richard Williamson present

The Blues Brothers – Live

Music (Comedy, Musical theatre)

C (+1) venue 34 Adam House, Chambers Street, EH1 1HR
2-28 Aug (not 16, 23) at 22:30 (0hr55)
Tickets £12.50-£14.50 / concessions £10.50-£12.50 / children £8.50-£10.50
Recommended PG
Smash hit returns by popular demand! We’re putting the band back together for rhythm and blues to remember. Energetic rock’n’roll guaranteed to get you on your feet! Hold onto your shades! ★★★★★ BroadwayBaby.com. ★★★★ WhatsOnStage.com.
Brexit the Musical

Strong and Stable Productions

Brexit the Musical

Musicals (Musical theatre, Comedy)

C (–1) venue 34 Adam House, Chambers Street, EH1 1HR
2-28 Aug (not 15) at 18:55 (1hr10)
Tickets £13.50-£15.50 / concessions £11.50-£13.50
Recommended 12+
There’s a plan for Brexit. But where is it?! Join Boris and friends as they hunt for it and try to save the nation. Great original songs and laughs aplenty in this hotly-anticipated musical comedy!
Bubble Show for Adults Only

Bubble Laboratory (Australia and Romania)

Bubble Show for Adults Only

Cabaret (Burlesque, Comedy)

C (+2) venue 34 Adam House, Chambers Street, EH1 1HR
13-28 Aug at 22:45 (1hr00)
Tickets £8.50-£10.50 / concessions £6.50-£8.50 / fringe participants £5.00
Recommended 16+
The bubble show your mother warned you about is here! Clothes and bubbles fly in this sexy story filled with burlesque, acrobatics and every bubble trick in the book demonstrated in the naughtiest way possible.
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