The 1998 Perrier winner shows he is still one of the best in this autobiographical and irreverent collection of musings on all things sex, drugs and religion. Brilliantly peppered with some truly brilliant animal impersonations, settle down and enjoy a near perfect hour of gripping comedy from a top comic on top form. ‘A truly joyous show’ – Fest ‘A wide-eyed philosopher of love and life who performs as if appalled by the idea of being bland’ – The Guardian
Instantly likeable, Funmbi Omotayo’s observational humour takes us through Hackney and his Nigerian roots in his wonderfully calm and charismatic style. His gently paced stories and anecdotes will won’t fail to tickle and charm. Funmbi won Leicester Square New Act of the Year competition in 2012; shortly after becoming joint winner of Amused Moose’s Laugh Off Competition in the same year. ‘His good nature is a delight’ – Chortle ‘A classy young stand-up and, a headliner in the making’ – London is funny
Opening with a Larkin poem is a sure-fire way to stand out from the crowd. Join confident and likeable Chester comedian Danny McLoughlin who instantly puts you at ease with his easy delivery and pitch perfect anecdotes. Hilarious tales of his parent’s divorce, Catholic communion and McLoughlin’s escapades with his MA writing class will keep you interested right to the end – an hour well spent. Finalist – Chortle Student Comedy Awards 2008 ‘ McLoughlin kills it’ – The Wee Review **** – One4Review
The Andy Field Experience is probably the only comedy show out there to use a handwritten PowerPoint, and certainly the only one that uses it to pitch perfect comedic effect. Surreal on the surface but at its heart a traditional, gag-lead stand-up show, enjoy an hour revelling in Field’s puns, anecdotes and hilarious tales of misadventure. Andy won the Chortle Student Comedy Award in 2015 and was a finalist 2014 Leicester Square New Act of the Year. **** – Broadway Baby ‘Brilliant, classless humour’ – Voice Mag
Alexis Dubus treats his viewers to a comedy show come lecture in this breezy, casually delivered special. A mixture of fascinating trivia and charming autobiographical details, A R*ddy Brief History of Swearing gallops along, with Alexis appearing to get as much of a kick from the informative as he does the humorous. Want to know the top 25 swear words according to the BBC and the Welsh word for jellyfish? This is the show for you. Alexis started his career as a sketch writer and performer and since joining the UK comedy circuit has made TV and radio appearances all over the world. ‘A sort of live profanisaurus’ – Chortle ‘One to watch’ The Guardian
Lauren Pattison recounts her anus horribilis of 2016 in which she was dumped in the most brutal of millennial manners, by being ghosted. This left her devastated but has provided her with the material for ab excellent debut hour, resulting in a nomination for the Fringe’s ‘Best Newcomer’ award. A life-affirming coming of age tale of how to come to terms with your flaws. Lauren is a previous finalist in the BBC New Comedy and Chortle Student awards ‘An eye-catching debut’ – The Guardian ‘Perfectly formed…a thoroughly assured debut’ – Chortle
Some disarmingly deadpan navel gazing in Ed’s signature ‘anti-comic’ style which has earned itself cult status in a subsection of Fringe comedy shows. So bad it’s good, settle in and enjoy an hour with the king of the unfunny funny. Winner Malcolm Hardee Award for Comic Originality 2008 Runner-up in the BBC New Comedy Awards 2005 Semi-finalist in So You Think You’re Funny 2006 ‘Dead-pan dynamo… very funny’ ★★★★ The Mirror ‘Still the master of the genre’ ★★★★ Scotsman
Christopher Bliss is the novelist who writes two to three novels a day and is sure he’s the best writer in his village. Rob Carter masters the well meaning idiot in this endearing character comedy based on a bad writer and his even worse books.
Whether it’s tackling communist health and safety posters, or his overtly biblical appearance, Alasdair’s inventive, whimsical debut opens a cabinet of curiosities on our impending extinction, emotional repression and vegan flimflam.
Join Edinburgh veteran Andrew Maxwell, on Showtime, for this politically engaged and hilarious set, performed live at his 22nd appearance at the fringe. Gimmick free and delivered with skillful aplomb Showtime is a must see for any comedy fan.
Hubert’s debut show, Week, is a candid, upfront hour of observational comedy with her struggles with mental health in the foreground from the off. Join her as she ruminates on night sweats, self harm and infidelity in this dark and engaging special.