Monkey Barrel Comedy

Monkey Barrel Comedy

About Monkey Barrel Comedy

9 - 11 Blair Street , Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1QR
08455001056
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Monkey Barrel Comedy (Winner, Best Small Club, Scottish Comedy Awards 2016) brings you a premier bill of top laughs in the heart of Edinburgh.

After five sell out years housed at the famous Beehive Inn on Grassmarket, picking up two Scottish Comedy Awards along the way*, Monkey Barrel Comedy has moved to its very own permanent venue, dead centre of the city, at 9 Blair Street, just off the Royal Mile.

Having bought up the lease of an old Victorian printers shop, the Monkey Barrel team – comedians Ben Verth and Chris Griffin, writer and cartoonist John Millar, and comedy fan David Bleese – have transformed the shell into a two-level theatre, café and bar space, with a 100 capacity main room and an intimate 60 seater basement theatre The Banana Skin.

Monkey Barrel will also be offering a range of comedy courses throughout the year, run by seasoned comedy veteran and one of the most in-demand acts in Scotland, Jojo Sutherland.

Upcoming Events at Monkey Barrel Comedy

Top Banana

Top Banana

23rd May 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

24th May 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

25th May 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

26th May 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Top Banana

Top Banana

30th May 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
This Is Your Trial

This Is Your Trial

31st May 2018
Check out 'This Is Your Trial', an interactive and improvised comedy show, at Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

31st May 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

1st June 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

2nd June 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Top Banana

Top Banana

6th June 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

7th June 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

8th June 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

9th June 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Stuart Goldsmith ‘Like I Mean It’ Tour

Stuart Goldsmith ‘Like I Mean It’ Tour

12th June 2018
Catch award winning comedian Stuart Goldsmith when he brings his stand-up tour to the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club on June 12th.
Top Banana

Top Banana

13th June 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

14th June 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

15th June 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

16th June 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Top Banana

Top Banana

20th June 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

21st June 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

22nd June 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

23rd June 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Top Banana

Top Banana

27th June 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

28th June 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
This Is Your Trial

This Is Your Trial

28th June 2018
Check out 'This Is Your Trial', an interactive and improvised comedy show, at Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

29th June 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

30th June 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Top Banana

Top Banana

4th July 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

5th July 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

6th July 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

7th July 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Top Banana

Top Banana

11th July 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

12th July 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

13th July 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

14th July 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Top Banana

Top Banana

18th July 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

19th July 2018
Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is on every fortnight at Monkey Barrel Comedy.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

20th July 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

21st July 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Top Banana

Top Banana

25th July 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
This Is Your Trial

This Is Your Trial

26th July 2018
Check out 'This Is Your Trial', an interactive and improvised comedy show, at Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
Spontaneous Sherlock

Spontaneous Sherlock

26th July 2018
Come along and see Spontaneous Sherlock, Scotland's hottest improv comedy show, at the Monkey Barrel Comedy Club.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

27th July 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

28th July 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Top Banana

Top Banana

1st August 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

3rd August 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

4th August 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Top Banana

Top Banana

8th August 2018
Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

10th August 2018
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

11th August 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
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'!
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.
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.
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'!
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.
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.
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'!
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.
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.
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'!
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.
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.
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'!
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.
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.
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'!
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.
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.
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'!
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.
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.
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'!
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.
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.
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'!
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.
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.
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'!
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.
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.
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'!
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.
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.
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'!
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.
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.
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'!
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.
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.
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'!
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.
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.
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'!
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.
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.
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'!
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.
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.
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'!
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.
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.
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'!
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'!
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'!

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