Comedy events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Comedy events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Waverley Care Comedy Gala
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Waverley Care Comedy Gala

18th August 2018
Edinburgh’s biggest comedy event, the Waverley Care Comedy Gala, returns to the Edinburgh Playhouse on Saturday 18th August.
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Bongo’s Bingo

Bongo’s Bingo

26th July 2018 - 31st August 2018
Bongo’s Bingo continues to see sell-out shows across the UK and we’re thrilled to bring it to the Edinburgh Fringe this August. Read more
Mark Thomas - Check Up: Our NHS at 70

Mark Thomas - Check Up: Our NHS at 70

29th July 2018 - 26th August 2018
Comedian Mark Thomas uses his own demise to explore the state of the NHS and what the future might hold for all of us. Read more
Adam Hess: Seahorse

Adam Hess: Seahorse

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Adam Hess, Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee, as seen on Tonight at the Palladium and Live at the BBC, brings his show 'Seahorse' to the Fringe. Read more
Alice Fraser: Ethos

Alice Fraser: Ethos

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Edinburgh South
Ethos is a silly, funny and smart show that explores what it is to be human and brought to the Fringe by award-winning writer, broadcaster and comedy performer, Alice Fraser. Read more
Baby Wants Candy: The Completely Improvised Full Band Musical

Baby Wants Candy: The Completely Improvised Full Band Musical

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Edinburgh South
The musical improv smash hit wonder Baby Wants Candy is back at the Fringe with more brand new, ad-libbed, undefined, exhilarating 55-minute musicals. Read more
Chris Henry: Around the World in 80 Dates

Chris Henry: Around the World in 80 Dates

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Scottish Comedian of the Year finalist Chris Henry is back to take you on a whirlwind global gigglefest as he attempts to find The One. Read more
Chris Turner: We’re Where We Were

Chris Turner: We’re Where We Were

1st August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Don't miss Manchester lad Chris Turner when he brings his show - We're Where We Were - to the Edinburgh Fringe! Read more
Felicity Ward: Busting A Nut

Felicity Ward: Busting A Nut

1st August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Felicity Ward returns to the Edinburgh Fringe after a two-year hiatus. She’s back and ready to bust a nut-ful of jokes. Read more
Fin Taylor: When Harassy Met Sally

Fin Taylor: When Harassy Met Sally

1st August 2018 - 26th August 2018
FIN TAYLOR is off on tour with a brand new show 'When Harassy Met Sally' and is bringing it to to the Fringe. Read more
Gilded Balloon at the Museum

Gilded Balloon at the Museum

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Fringe favourites Gilded Balloon present 27 days of inspiring and diverse programming at the National Museum of Scotland. Read more
Jarred Christmas  ‘Remarkably Average’ Edinburgh Fringe Show

Jarred Christmas  ‘Remarkably Average’ Edinburgh Fringe Show

1st August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Catch Jarred Christmas when he brings his brand-new show ‘Remarkably Average’ to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! Read more
Pelican: Fisk

Pelican: Fisk

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Prepare yourself for an hour of the most surreal and physical style of comedy as critically acclaimed Pelican bring a brand new, mad cap, uplifting and hugely entertaining show to this year’s Fringe Read more
Thrones! The Musical Parody

Thrones! The Musical Parody

1st August 2018 - 26th August 2018
The smash-hit must-see show of the Fringe is back, bigger and Lannister-badder than ever with a prime slot in George Square Theatre. Read more
Tori Scott Is #Thirsty

Tori Scott Is #Thirsty

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Join Tori Scott and her band The Shame Spirals on an audacious musical journey of slurred autobiographical stories and songs she stole from other people. Read more
Ada Campe and the Psychic Duck

Ada Campe and the Psychic Duck

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Join 2018 NATYS winner, Ada Campe, for a show about wonderful women, strange encounters and a fairground mystery that occurred on the Welsh coast many moons ago... Read more
Adele Cliff: Sheep

Adele Cliff: Sheep

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Adele Cliff is fast becoming one of the most sought-after acts on the UK circuit and she brings her hotly anticipated debut hour to the Festival Fringe. Read more
Archie Maddocks: Matchstick

Archie Maddocks: Matchstick

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Don't miss Award-winning Archie Maddocks as he presents an hour of biting, provocative, unflinchingly funny comedy at the Fringe. Read more
Craig Hill: C’mon the Lads!

Craig Hill: C’mon the Lads!

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Scotland's kilted and award-winning comedy treasure is back at the Fringe with a new show and it is soooooo not about fit-baws! Read more
Daniel Sloss: X

Daniel Sloss: X

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Catch the new show from Daniel Sloss, the internationally acclaimed, award-winning Scottish stand-up comedian when he returns to the Edinburgh Fringe! Read more
Imran Yusuf: Saint, Sinner, Sufi

Imran Yusuf: Saint, Sinner, Sufi

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Imran Yusuf, a truly unique voice in the world of comedy, bring his show 'Saint, Sinner, Sufi' to The Stand Edinburgh Fringe. Read more
Jake Howie: Read My Lips

Jake Howie: Read My Lips

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Warm and quick-witted,newcomer Jake Howie brings his frank take on life, love, sex and politics to this year’s Fringe. Read more
James Hancox: Sports For The Unsporty

James Hancox: Sports For The Unsporty

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
James Hancox has always been rubbish at sports. As a response, he’s invented his own and plans to unveil them to the world, one fringe show at a time, in his debut solo hour. Read more
Jimeoin: Roast Chicken Result!

Jimeoin: Roast Chicken Result!

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
World class stand-up as the Irishman from Australia brings his brilliantly observed, ever-evolving and hilarious comedy to his incredible 25th Edinburgh Fringe. Read more
Lloyd Langford: Why The Big Face?

Lloyd Langford: Why The Big Face?

2nd August 2018 - 27th August 2018
The ever-charming, award-winning Lloyd Langford returns to the Fringe with his new show 'Why The Big Face?' Read more
Russ Peers: Hereditary Peers

Russ Peers: Hereditary Peers

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
BBC New Comedy Award finalist and UK comedy circuit favourite Russ Peers is bringing his hilarious debut hour show ‘Hereditary Peers’ to the Fringe! Read more
Scott Bennett: Leap Year

Scott Bennett: Leap Year

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Scott Bennett has rapidly established himself as one of the fastest rising stars on the UK’s comedy circuit today and brings his show 'Leap Year' to the Fringe. Read more
Set List: Stand-Up Without a Net

Set List: Stand-Up Without a Net

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Gilded Balloon brings 'Set List: Stand-Up Without a Net' to the Fringe and it's fast, furious, reliably brilliant and different every night! Read more
Underground Railroad Game

Underground Railroad Game

2nd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Soho Theatre presents... Underground Railroad Game, an R-rated, kaleidoscopic and fearless comedy, at Traverse Theatre in August. Read more
Simon Munnery: The Wreath

Simon Munnery: The Wreath

3rd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
British Comedy Award nominee, Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and Chortle Award winner, Simon Munnery brings a brand new stand-up hour to The Stand this August. Read more
The Best of Irish Comedy

The Best of Irish Comedy

3rd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
The Stand Comedy Club brings The Best of Irish Comedy, featuring four top comics for the price of one, back to the Fringe. Read more
The Best of Red Raw

The Best of Red Raw

3rd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
We bring together some of our favourites for the Fringe. Watch out for rising stars trying new material too. Read more
The Best of Scottish Comedy

The Best of Scottish Comedy

3rd August 2018 - 26th August 2018
See the best comics on the contemporary Scottish circuit with at least four acts on every bill at The Stand Comedy Club Fringe. Read more
Abandoman (AKA Rob Broderick) – Pirate Radio

Abandoman (AKA Rob Broderick) – Pirate Radio

4th August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Rob Broderick will take you on a magical journey, transforming the audience’s likes, loathes and daydreams into hit songs and captivating tales. Read more
Elvis McGonagall: Full Tartan Jacket

Elvis McGonagall: Full Tartan Jacket

4th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Prepare yourself for an hour of dazzling Weltschmerz, satirical verse and anarchic wit with the 2006 World Slam Champion, BBC Radio 4 regular and walking shortbread tin Elvis McGonagall. Read more
Goddess

Goddess

4th August 2018 - 25th August 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Comic storytelling show based on writer/performer Jacqueline Haigh's true experiences of working as a receptionist in a Tantric Massage parlour. Read more
Men With Coconuts - Edinburgh Fringe 2018

Men With Coconuts - Edinburgh Fringe 2018

4th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
The award-winning Men With Coconuts are back at the Fringe with an hour of improvised comedy sketches and songs, culminating in a showstopping finale. Read more
Men With Coconuts- Improvised Bond

Men With Coconuts- Improvised Bond

4th August 2018 - 25th August 2018
Men With Coconuts return with their fully improvised Bond film! Expect villains, gadgets, femme fatales and sobering reflections on masculinity – all improvised live onstage! Read more
The Five Star Revue (A Title Not A Lie)

The Five Star Revue (A Title Not A Lie)

4th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Posturous Productions presents: The Five Star Revue (A Title Not A Lie), a sketch show with a title which isn't technically false advertising! Read more
Magnum PI (Police Improv) PBH Free Fringe

Magnum PI (Police Improv) PBH Free Fringe

12th August 2018 - 16th August 2018
Improv Killed My Dog brings you an improvised comedy inspired by your all-time favourite cop shows as part of PBH Free Fringe. Read more
Steve and Charlie’s Improvised Director’s Cut

Steve and Charlie’s Improvised Director’s Cut

12th August 2018 - 17th August 2018
Award winning Men With Coconuts’ Steve Worsley and Charlie Hindley bring 'Director’s Cut', an improvised version of your favourite Hollywood movies based on the title, to the Fringe. Read more
DollyWould

DollyWould

14th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Shit thearte are back at the Edinburgh Fringe this year with their 100% sell-out 2017 show 'DollyWould', about country legend Dolly Parton. Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

15th August 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
Katherine Ryan - Glitter Room

Katherine Ryan - Glitter Room

16th August 2018
The hilarious Katherine Ryan will be performing her Glitter Room Tour at Edinburgh Playhouse on Thursday 16th August. Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

17th August 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

17th August 2018
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

17th August 2018
The Stand Comedy Club celebrates its 21st anniversary at the Edinburgh Fringe with the best of 20 years visiting the stage at New Town Theatre. Read more
The Stand Late Club

The Stand Late Club

17th August 2018
Late-night comedy at its best, five comics, two hours and a late bar at The Stand Comedy Club Festival Fringe! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

18th August 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

18th August 2018
The Stand Comedy Club celebrates its 21st anniversary at the Edinburgh Fringe with the best of 20 years visiting the stage at New Town Theatre. Read more
The Stand Late Club

The Stand Late Club

18th August 2018
Late-night comedy at its best, five comics, two hours and a late bar at The Stand Comedy Club Festival Fringe! Read more
Waverley Care Comedy Gala

Waverley Care Comedy Gala

18th August 2018
Edinburgh’s biggest comedy event, the Waverley Care Comedy Gala, returns to the Edinburgh Playhouse on Saturday 18th August. Read more
Show And Tell at The Queen’s Hall

Show And Tell at The Queen’s Hall

20th August 2018
Enjoy cutting-edge comedy from Edinburgh Comedy award-nominated stars of the Show And Tell plus some of the Fringe’s biggest stars. Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

22nd August 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

24th August 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

24th August 2018
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
The Guilty Feminist Presents The Secret Policeman’s Podcast

The Guilty Feminist Presents The Secret Policeman’s Podcast

24th August 2018 - 25th August 2018
The Guilty Feminist joins forces with Amnesty International UK to bring The Secret Policeman back to life for two rocking, historical nights at Edinburgh Playhouse. Read more
The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

24th August 2018
The Stand Comedy Club celebrates its 21st anniversary at the Edinburgh Fringe with the best of 20 years visiting the stage at New Town Theatre. Read more
The Stand Late Club

The Stand Late Club

24th August 2018
Late-night comedy at its best, five comics, two hours and a late bar at The Stand Comedy Club Festival Fringe! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

25th August 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Best of Northern

The Best of Northern

25th August 2018
The Stand Comedy Club brings you some of finest North East comedians who regularly reside at The Stand's Newcastle Comedy Club. Read more
The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

The Stand Comedy Club at New Town Theatre

25th August 2018
The Stand Comedy Club celebrates its 21st anniversary at the Edinburgh Fringe with the best of 20 years visiting the stage at New Town Theatre. Read more
The Stand Late Club

The Stand Late Club

25th August 2018
Late-night comedy at its best, five comics, two hours and a late bar at The Stand Comedy Club Festival Fringe! Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

29th August 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

30th August 2018
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Comedy Night

Comedy Night

31st August 2018
Headlining another great night at the Granary Comedy Club on 31st August is Rob Mulholland, don't miss it! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

31st August 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

31st August 2018
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

1st September 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Rabbit Hole

The Rabbit Hole

1st September 2018
Iain Lee (talkRADIO, BBC Radio 4 and I'm A Celebrity) and Katherine Boyle (talkRADIO, BBC) present a live recording of their podcast The Rabbit Hole at The Stand, Edinburgh on 1st September. Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

1st September 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years. Read more
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

2nd September 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show. Read more
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

2nd September 2018
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Red Raw

Red Raw

3rd September 2018
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK. Read more
Benefit in aid of Support in Mind

Benefit in aid of Support in Mind

4th September 2018
Please join us at The Stand, Edinburgh on 4th September for a fantastic night of comedy in aid of Support in Mind! Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

5th September 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
Viva La Shambles

Viva La Shambles

5th September 2018
Join anarchic makers of madness Viva La Shambles for their monthly night of chaotic live comedy at The Stand! Read more
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

6th September 2018
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

7th September 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

7th September 2018
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

8th September 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

8th September 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years. Read more
Dave Gorman - With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint

Dave Gorman - With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint

9th September 2018
Comedian Dave Gorman is back on the road and brings his new show to the Edinburgh Playhouse in September. Read more
Dave Gorman - With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint

Dave Gorman - With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint

9th September 2018
Comedian Dave Gorman is back on the road and brings his new show to the Edinburgh Playhouse in September. Read more
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

9th September 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show. Read more
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

9th September 2018
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Red Raw

Red Raw

10th September 2018
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK. Read more
Bona Fide

Bona Fide

11th September 2018
Bona Fide asks the cream of Scotland’s comics to perform material written for one night only at The Stand Comedy Club! Read more
Matt and Hal’s Gag Reels

Matt and Hal’s Gag Reels

12th September 2018
Ridiculous games and jokes a plenty with two teams of amazing comics hosted by Matt Reed and Hal Branson at The Stand, Edinburgh. Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

12th September 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
51 Shades of Maggie

51 Shades of Maggie

13th September 2018
51 Shades of Maggie returns to the stage this September starring the original Scottish Maggie, River City and Gary: Tank Commander star Leah MacRae! Read more
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

13th September 2018
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

14th September 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
Rob Brydon - I Am Standing Up...

Rob Brydon - I Am Standing Up...

14th September 2018
Rob Brydon returns with 'I Am Standing Up...', his first stand up tour since 2009, catch him at the Festival Theatre on September 14th! Read more
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

14th September 2018
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

15th September 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
Stuart Mitchell: Gordon Ramsay’s Karma Café

Stuart Mitchell: Gordon Ramsay’s Karma Café

15th September 2018
Comedian Stuart Mitchell returns with a brand new show for 2018, Gordon Ramsay’s Karma Cafe, catch it at the Howden Park Centre on Saturday 15th September! Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

15th September 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years. Read more
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

16th September 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show. Read more
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

16th September 2018
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Red Raw

Red Raw

17th September 2018
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK. Read more
Benefit In Aid Of The Cyrenians

Benefit In Aid Of The Cyrenians

18th September 2018
Please join us at The Stand Comedy Club for a brilliant night of comedy in support of the Cyrenians vital work! Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

19th September 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
Topical Storm

Topical Storm

19th September 2018
Bulletin Board Caledonia presents Mark Nelson, Keir McAllister, Stuart Murphy and Vladimir McTavish in Topical Storm. Read more
Iain Stirling

Iain Stirling

20th September 2018
Due to phenomenal demand the Bafta-winning stand-up and voice of Love Island comes home to Edinburgh and you can catch him at the King's Theatre on 20th September! Read more
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

20th September 2018
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

21st September 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

21st September 2018
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

22nd September 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
Sarah Millican - Control Enthusiast

Sarah Millican - Control Enthusiast

22nd September 2018 - 23rd September 2018
Sarah Millican's Control Enthusiast tour promises to be funny, frank and unapologetically filthy! Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

22nd September 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years. Read more
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

23rd September 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show. Read more
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

23rd September 2018
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Red Raw

Red Raw

24th September 2018
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK. Read more
Dr Phil Hammond - ‘Happy Birthday NHS?’

Dr Phil Hammond - ‘Happy Birthday NHS?’

25th September 2018
Dr Phil charts the course of the NHS from 1948 to as long as she lasts. Come cheer the heroes, boo the villains and look to the future of robot surgeons, Fitbit nurses and iPhone GPs. Read more
Kevin Bridges - The Brand New Tour

Kevin Bridges - The Brand New Tour

26th September 2018 - 30th September 2018
Assemble the troops! Kevin Bridges, is back with his hotly anticipated 2018 tour: Brand New and it's coming to The Edinburgh Playhouse! Read more
Rachel Parris: It’s Fun To Pretend

Rachel Parris: It’s Fun To Pretend

26th September 2018
Catch viral sensation Rachel Parris, star of BBC’s The Mash Report, as she presents a comedy show packed with stand-up, song, sketch, and inevitably a sideways swipe at society. Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

26th September 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
Mark Nelson: Irreverence

Mark Nelson: Irreverence

27th September 2018
Award-winning Scottish comedian Mark Nelson returns to the Howden Park Centre on Thursday 27th September with his smash hit sell-out show from last year’s Edinburgh Fringe! Read more
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

27th September 2018
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

28th September 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

28th September 2018
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Comedy Kids

Comedy Kids

29th September 2018
Come and join us for an afternoon of giggles, snorts and talent as Tribe Porty Youth Theatre come to the Stand! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

29th September 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

29th September 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years. Read more
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

30th September 2018
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy! Read more
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

30th September 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show. Read more
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

30th September 2018
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Calendar Girls the Musical

Calendar Girls the Musical

2nd October 2018 - 13th October 2018
Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's award-winning musical comedy Calendar Girls is touring the UK and comes to the Festival Theatre in October. Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

3rd October 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
Viva La Shambles

Viva La Shambles

3rd October 2018
Join anarchic makers of madness Viva La Shambles for their monthly night of chaotic live comedy at The Stand! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

5th October 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

5th October 2018
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

6th October 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
Robert Florence is Biscuity Boyle: My Bastart Life

Robert Florence is Biscuity Boyle: My Bastart Life

6th October 2018
Burnistoun's favourite son Biscuity Boyle has left behind the Burnistoun Community Centre Circuit to tour with his debut solo show and brings it to the Howden Park Centre on 6th October. Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

6th October 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years. Read more
Bona Fide

Bona Fide

9th October 2018
Bona Fide asks the cream of Scotland’s comics to perform material written for one night only at The Stand Comedy Club! Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

10th October 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

12th October 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

12th October 2018
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

13th October 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

13th October 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years. Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

17th October 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
Topical Storm

Topical Storm

17th October 2018
Bulletin Board Caledonia presents Mark Nelson, Keir McAllister, Stuart Murphy and Vladimir McTavish in Topical Storm. Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

19th October 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

19th October 2018
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Jim Davidson: On The Road Again

Jim Davidson: On The Road Again

20th October 2018
Jim Davidson takes to The Road Again with a brand-new show which promises to be the antidote to this ‘PC’ world we now live in. Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

20th October 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

20th October 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years. Read more
Felicity Ward: Busting A Nut

Felicity Ward: Busting A Nut

21st October 2018
Felicity Ward is back and ready to bust a nut-ful of jokes with her new show ‘Busting A Nut’ at the Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh on Sunday 21st October. Read more
Abandoman (AKA Rob Broderick) – Pirate Radio

Abandoman (AKA Rob Broderick) – Pirate Radio

23rd October 2018
Rob Broderick will take you on a magical journey, transforming the audience’s likes, loathes and daydreams into hit songs and captivating tales. Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

24th October 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

26th October 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

26th October 2018
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Comedy Kids

Comedy Kids

27th October 2018
Come and join us for an afternoon of giggles, snorts and talent as Tribe Porty Youth Theatre come to the Stand! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

27th October 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
Out of the Leftfield

Out of the Leftfield

27th October 2018
Comedian Oliver Giggins presents this solo sketch show which has all evil creatures laughing maniacally out of context! Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

27th October 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years. Read more
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

28th October 2018
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy! Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

31st October 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
Scott Gibson: Anywhere but Here

Scott Gibson: Anywhere but Here

1st November 2018
Award-winning comedian Scott Gibson is back on the road with his eagerly anticipated third solo tour, Anywhere But Here. Catch him at Howden Park Centre on 1st November! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

2nd November 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Dolls - Dragged Up

The Dolls - Dragged Up

2nd November 2018
The tan has barely faded from Agnes and Sadie's thick skin and they're in trouble again, and left lip-synching for their lives! Bring yer pals and join The Dolls in Edinburgh for Dragged Up! Read more
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

2nd November 2018
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

3rd November 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
Ross Noble - El Hablador

Ross Noble - El Hablador

3rd November 2018
Ross Noble returns to dance around the stage spinning out all the nonsense in his head into a hilarious stand up show! Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

3rd November 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years. Read more
Joe Lycett: I’m About To Lose Control And I Think Joe Lycett

Joe Lycett: I’m About To Lose Control And I Think Joe Lycett

7th November 2018
Pop along and see Joe Lycett as he brings his brand new stand-up tour 'I’m About To Lose Control And I Think Joe Lycett' to Edinburgh Playhouse. Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

7th November 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
Viva La Shambles

Viva La Shambles

7th November 2018
Join anarchic makers of madness Viva La Shambles for their monthly night of chaotic live comedy at The Stand! Read more
Grayson Perry

Grayson Perry

8th November 2018 - 18th November 2018
Join us at the Usher Hall for an intelligent evening of laughs, discussion, insight and costume changes from the award winning Grayson Perry! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

9th November 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

9th November 2018
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

10th November 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

10th November 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years. Read more
Bona Fide

Bona Fide

13th November 2018
Bona Fide asks the cream of Scotland’s comics to perform material written for one night only at The Stand Comedy Club! Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

14th November 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
Dara O Briain - Voice of Reason

Dara O Briain - Voice of Reason

16th November 2018 - 17th November 2018
Charismatic, intelligent, fast-talking and downright funny... catch Dara O’Briain at the Edinburgh Playhouse with his brand new show! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

16th November 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

16th November 2018
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

17th November 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

17th November 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years. Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

21st November 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
Topical Storm

Topical Storm

21st November 2018
Bulletin Board Caledonia presents Mark Nelson, Keir McAllister, Stuart Murphy and Vladimir McTavish in Topical Storm. Read more
Elis James & John Robins: The Holy Vible Tour

Elis James & John Robins: The Holy Vible Tour

22nd November 2018
Comedy duo Elis James & John Robins will be reading from their debut book, The Holy Vible, when they bring their tour to the Queens Hall on November 22nd! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

23rd November 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

23rd November 2018
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Comedy Kids

Comedy Kids

24th November 2018
Come and join us for an afternoon of giggles, snorts and talent as Tribe Porty Youth Theatre come to the Stand! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

24th November 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

24th November 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years. Read more
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

25th November 2018
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy! Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

28th November 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

30th November 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

30th November 2018
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

1st December 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

1st December 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years. Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

5th December 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
Viva La Shambles

Viva La Shambles

5th December 2018
Join anarchic makers of madness Viva La Shambles for their monthly night of chaotic live comedy at The Stand! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

7th December 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Friday Show

The Friday Show

7th December 2018
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
A Christmas Cabaret

A Christmas Cabaret

8th December 2018
Join Bruce Devlin for a Christmas cracker of a cabaret show in a fast paced festive hour at The Stand Comedy Club! Read more
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

8th December 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh. Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

8th December 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years. Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

12th December 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
A Christmas Cabaret

A Christmas Cabaret

15th December 2018
Join Bruce Devlin for a Christmas cracker of a cabaret show in a fast paced festive hour at The Stand Comedy Club! Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

19th December 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
A Christmas Cabaret

A Christmas Cabaret

22nd December 2018
Join Bruce Devlin for a Christmas cracker of a cabaret show in a fast paced festive hour at The Stand Comedy Club! Read more
Top Banana

Top Banana

26th December 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'! Read more
A Christmas Cabaret

A Christmas Cabaret

29th December 2018
Join Bruce Devlin for a Christmas cracker of a cabaret show in a fast paced festive hour at The Stand Comedy Club! Read more
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

30th December 2018
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy! Read more
Julian Clary - Born to Mince

Julian Clary - Born to Mince

10th April 2019
Julian Clary brings his outrageously camp new show 'Born to Mince' to The Queens Hall on 10th April 2019. Read more
Bill Bailey - Larks In Transit

Bill Bailey - Larks In Transit

31st May 2019
The hilarious Bill Bailey brings his new show, Larks In Transit, to Edinburgh Playhouse on Friday 31 May 2019. Read more

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