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 27th April 2022 - 27th July 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 28th April 2022 - 28th July 2022

Sneak Peek is your chance to see top Fringe acts bringing together their brand new shows live to Monkey Barrel comedy, Edinburgh's #1 rated comedy club, every Thursday!
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The Big Show

The Big Show

Selected dates between 29th April 2022 - 31st July 2022

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

Stamptown

Selected dates between 30th May 2022 - 12th July 2022

Hosted by the bad boy of clown, Zach Zucker, Stamptown is a late-night variety show featuring the best alternative performance on the international scene.
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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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Sam Lake: Work In Progress

Sam Lake: Work In Progress

8th July 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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Lauren Pattison: It Is What It Is (Preview)

Lauren Pattison: It Is What It Is (Preview)

15th July 2022

Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee Lauren Pattison is back with a brand-new show and she brings it to Monkey Barrel Comedy on 15th July!
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Stuart McPherson: The Peesh (Preview)

Stuart McPherson: The Peesh (Preview)

22nd July 2022

Stuart McPherson, the star of BBC Scotland's BAFTA-winning comedy Scot Squad, brings his brand new work-in-progress show to Monkey Barrel Comedy on Friday 22nd July!
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The Intervention (Preview)

The Intervention (Preview)

27th July 2022

Ahead of its Fringe debut, we will be performing a final preview of The Intervention, a new Scottish writing by award-winning and published playwright Keir McAllister.
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Eleanor Morton Has Peaked (WIP)

Eleanor Morton Has Peaked (WIP)

29th July 2022

Edinburgh comedian and reluctant online hit Eleanor Morton presents a brand new hour about failures, goals and trying.
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Jordan Brookes: This Is Just What Happens

Jordan Brookes: This Is Just What Happens

1st October 2022

Jordan Brookes, the longest reining Edinburgh Comedy Award Winner, is back with his new show This Is Just What Happens.
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Colin Hoult: The Death of Anna Mann

Colin Hoult: The Death of Anna Mann

6th October 2022

Colin Hoult (After Life, Netflix) presents a hilarious meditation on life, death and literally everything in between at Monkey Barrel Comedy on Thursday 6th October!
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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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Ian Smith: Work In Progress

Ian Smith: Work In Progress

22nd October 2022

Multi award-winning comedian Ian Smith returns to the Monkey Barrel with a work in progress of a brand new show on Saturday 22nd October!.
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Colin Geddis: Both Barrels

Colin Geddis: Both Barrels

30th October 2022

Colin Geddis hits the road in 2022 with his brand new stand-up show 'Both Barrels'. Catch him at Monkey Barrel Comedy on Sunday 30th October!
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Robin Morgan: Snip Snip, Bitch

Robin Morgan: Snip Snip, Bitch

28th January 2023

A lot has happened to Robin Morgan since the last tour. He’s moved back to Wales, happily married with two kids. So what happens next? A vasectomy of course. Catch him at Monkey Barrel Comedy!
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