Monkey Barrel Comedy

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Monkey Barrel Comedy

About Monkey Barrel Comedy

9 - 12 Blair Street , Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1QR
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As the review say… “Fantastic” acts, a “well priced” bar in a “great intimate atmosphere” all brought to you by our “hilarious” resident hosts. “Don't miss if you're in Edinburgh!” Check out our the reviews here!

Since opening in 2017, Monkey Barrel Comedy has programmed some of the most diverse, interesting and innovative line-ups, culminating in numerous award nominations. We are a local, community focused comedy club which strives to deliver the best experience for everyone who works, visits or performs with us.

Monkey Barrel Comedy is Edinburgh's best rated Comedy Club. #1 for Comedy Clubs and Concerts & Shows on Trip Advisor, Scotland’s Best Venue at the last Chortle Awards and 3 time Scottish Comedy Award winner. We are owner managed, independent and (usually!) open 7 days a week in Edinburgh's Old Town.

The "Beating Heart" of the Fringe - The Telegraph

- Table service with peace of mind food and drink pre-ordering.
- 100% refund guarantee in the event of a mandated cancellation.
- Stringent hygiene protocols before, during and after each show.
- Unreserved Seating with no standing - Everyone gets a seat!

5.0 Trip Advisor, 4.7 Google and 4.9 Facebook.

See our website or social media (Twitter, Facebook and Instagram) for the latest line-ups.

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Upcoming Events at Monkey Barrel Comedy

Top Banana

Top Banana

Selected dates between 5th January 2022 - 30th March 2022

Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
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Sneak Peek

Sneak Peek

Selected dates between 6th January 2022 - 31st March 2022

Watch Four great acts take to the stage to try out new material every Thursday at Monkey Barrel Comedy!
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The Big Show

The Big Show

Selected dates between 7th January 2022 - 25th March 2022

Enjoy a night of top stand-up Comedy at The Big Show every weekend at Monkey Barrel Comedy Edinburgh!
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Free For All

Free For All

Selected dates between 10th January 2022 - 24th January 2022

Free For All is back at Monkey Barrel - with a fresh new vibe! Full-on, no holds barred live comedy for anyone and everyone.
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This Is Your Trial

This Is Your Trial

Selected dates between 15th January 2022 - 12th March 2022

The award-winning, improvised comedy courtroom show, where audience members can accuse friends and loved ones of ‘crimes’, petty, or not so much, comes to Monkey Barrel Comedy!
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Sam Lake: Work In Progress

Sam Lake: Work In Progress

22nd January 2022

Award Winning stand-up and nice young man Sam Lake presents an hour of hilarious and camp stand-up shaped into a heart-warming love story.
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Tony Law: A Now Begin In Again

Tony Law: A Now Begin In Again

30th January 2022

Neanderthal Canadian Trinidadian Northern Irish Loon Law brings his half baked thoughts on the last couple of years and a little time travel to boot.
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Jamali Maddix: King Crud

Jamali Maddix: King Crud

6th February 2022

Jamali Maddix bring his new show 'King Crud' to Monkey Barrel comedy on Sunday 6th February. A master of the craft this latest show is not to be missed.
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Alfie Brown: Sensitive Man

Alfie Brown: Sensitive Man

9th February 2022

Don't miss Alfie Brown when he brings his new show 'Sensitive Man' to Monkey Barrel Comedy on Wednesday 9th February!
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Sukh Ojla : Life Sukhs

Sukh Ojla : Life Sukhs

13th February 2022

Following her debut solo run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2019, Sukh Ojla brings her brilliant solo comedy hour to Monkey Barrel Comedy Edinburgh on Sunday 13th February!
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Marc Jennings: Work in Progress

Marc Jennings: Work in Progress

Selected dates between 4th March 2022 - 22nd April 2022

Join rising Scottish comedy star Marc Jennings as he prepares for his next show following his sold-out debut at the Edinburgh Festival.
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Eleanor Tiernan: Work in Progress

Eleanor Tiernan: Work in Progress

6th March 2022

One of the last few hundred chances to witness this deeply uncouth hour with feelings, sincerity and even, Lord have mercy on our souls, mental health from Eleanor Tiernan!
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Liam Withnail: Work in Progress

Liam Withnail: Work in Progress

11th March 2022

Enjoy a new hour of comedy from multi award winning comedian Liam Withnail, a show about the culture wars, socialism, and crisps!
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Lauren Pattison: Work In Progress

Lauren Pattison: Work In Progress

12th March 2022

Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee Lauren Pattison is back with the beginnings of a brand new show. Catch her at Monkey Barrel Comedy on 12th March!
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Alex Kealy: Monopoly (Work In Progress)

Alex Kealy: Monopoly (Work In Progress)

20th March 2022

Alex Kealy presents a work-in-progress stand-up hour at Monkey Barrel Comedy on 20th March!
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Amy Matthews: Moreover, The Moon (A Work in Progress)

Amy Matthews: Moreover, The Moon (A Work in Progress)

15th April 2022

In this work in progress show, Amy Matthews explores what it means to feel like the main character in a film of your own life when you don't always feel like the writer.
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Elf Lyons: Raven (WIP)

Elf Lyons: Raven (WIP)

16th April 2022

Comedy IT-girl Elf Lyons floats to Monkey Barrel with her WIP of her new comedy horror show inspired by Stephen King.
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Steve Bugeja: Tried To Start His Own Nickname

Steve Bugeja: Tried To Start His Own Nickname

3rd July 2022

Steve Bugeja, one of comedy’s most exciting rising stars, is bringing his brand new show to Monkey Barrel Comedy on 3rd July!
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Jordan Brookes: FIX

Jordan Brookes: FIX

1st October 2022

Jordan Brookes, the longest reining Edinburgh Comedy Award Winner, is back with his new show FIX.
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Harriet Kemsley: Honeysuckle Island

Harriet Kemsley: Honeysuckle Island

9th October 2022

Fed up with being told how to look and behave since she was a teenager, Harriet is taking a long hard squint at the beauty industry through her two remaining false eye lashes!
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