Archives: Edinburgh

Abby Wambaugh and Bronwyn Sweeney

Funny Women finalist and runner-up share the hour in this split bill. Abby tells you all the truthful truth that Abby kind of understands about parenting, gender, fruit and furniture. ‘Tackles what could be a thorny, complex subject of identity with grace, underplayed charm and some great jokes’ (Chortle.co.uk). Bronwyn endeavours to be unforgettable and …

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Ari Eldjárn: Saga Class

Iceland’s biggest comedian (and first-ever Netflix star) Ari Eldjárn returns for his eagerly awaited third show which includes Nordic observations on drumbeats, sleep, parenthood and much more. ‘As straightforwardly enjoyable and undemanding an hour of stand-up as you’ll find at the Fringe’ **** (Scotsman). ‘A smart, savvy comedian with a hugely assured set’ **** (Steve …

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Luca Cupani: Happy Orphan

What if your mum’s death turns out to be one of the best things that happened to you? The nonsense of Italian bureaucracy and a grotesque email from the cemetery lead Luca to a brief yet untimely encounter with his late mother, ten years after her funeral. No reason to be sad though, as Luca …

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Emo Majok: African Aussie

Award-winning Sudanese-Aussie comedian Emo Majok, on his Edinburgh debut, will be digging into his experiences of culture clashes, with side-splitting stories of adjusting from a refugee camp in East Africa to gifting out jokes globally with this brand-new show, African Aussie. ‘Emo has strong potential, plenty of talent and is, no doubt, a rising star’ …

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Leah MacRae: Weighs In

Fringe favourite Leah, the wee ‘powerhouse’ from Glasgow, is back with this brand new show. Prepare for belly laughs galore as the well loved star of Scottish stage and screen (River City, Gary: Tank Commander, 51 Shades of Maggie) delves in, making light work of some weighty issues. If you enjoy brilliant observational comedy and …

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Sam Morrison: Sugar Daddy

US comedian Sam Morrison (Drew Barrymore Show) grapples with the death of his partner. He makes grief hilarious through tales of love, diabetes, and seagull attacks. ‘Sugar Daddy’ is the highly anticipated follow up to his debut hour that met critical acclaim and was listed as part of the ‘Best Jokes of the Fringe’ in …

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The Disgraceful Club

On tour from London’s Bush Hall, ‘The Disgraceful Club’ is a wild Friday night of comedy hosted by the audacious Queen of no shame, critically acclaimed, ‘one of the funniest women in Britain’ (Times), Grace Campbell. With an all-female and LGBTQ+ line up, it’s a night that will guarantee to be shame free, wild, and …

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Rich Hardisty: Silly Boy

In his intimate and highly anticipated debut hour, Rich Hardisty (C4, NETFLIX, BBC) takes us on a journey through the highs and lows of his unusual life. Expect anecdotes and observations about momentous movies, missing dads and mania, all from his warm, inquisitive, childlike perspective. Rich tries to convey what mental illness looks and feels …

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