What's On in Edinburgh in April


Stu & Garry's Free Improv Show

Sunday 1st April 2018


12:30


13:30



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Stu & Garry's Free Improv Show

Sunday 1st April 2018

Our long-running improvised comedy show will have you in stitches. Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions. It’s the perfect way to nurse a hangover and a sure-fire way to kick-start your weekend after the big night out. There’s a special menu too so you’ll be in danger of laughing with your mouth full.
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Red Raw

Monday 2nd April 2018


19:30


20:30



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Red Raw

Monday 2nd April 2018

Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK. Catch up to ten new acts – some treading the boards for the very first time. This is where everyone starts and it’s your chance to see the stars of tomorrow today. Watch out for older hands dropping in to try out new material too.

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Benefit in Aid of Abused Men in Scotland

Tuesday 3rd April 2018


19:30


20:30



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Benefit in Aid of Abused Men in Scotland

Tuesday 3rd April 2018

Abused Men in Scotland (AMIS), in partnership with Rowan Alba , offers email and telephone support nationwide to all male victims of domestic abuse. AMIS also offer face to face support in the Edinburgh area.
Please join us for a fantastic night of comedy in support of their important work.
With give great acts TBC!
To ensure the maximum donation reaches the charity, we are not taking advance payment for this show. Tickets are £10 and can be reserved to pay cash on arrival by calling 0131 558 7272.

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Viva La Shambles

Wednesday 4th April 2018


19:30


20:30



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Viva La Shambles

Wednesday 4th April 2018

Come join anarchic makers of madness Viva La Shambles for their monthly night of chaotic live comedy. A collective of Edinburgh's top comics join forces to provide an evenings worth of entertainment, with the emphasis on the alternative. A creative playground for comedians to try the weird, strange and downright silly. A night like no other.

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The Thursday Show

Thursday 5th April 2018


19:30


21:00



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The Thursday Show

Thursday 5th April 2018

The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase. Featuring our ace comperes, the best headliners on the circuit, several support acts and a short spot for a newcomer. Great show and great value as it’s usually the same line-up as our premium Saturday night show for a fiver less. Come down early and take advantage of our lovely home-cooked hot food too!
With Bennett Arron and Damian Clark .


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The Friday Show

Friday 6th April 2018


19:00


21:00



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The Friday Show

Friday 6th April 2018

Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous fun this Friday. We’ve put together a prime stand-up show with five of the best acts on the Scottish and International circuits. We open from 7pm so you can take advantage of our lovely home- cooked food too.
With Bennett Arron and Damian Clark .


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Stu & Garry's Free Improv Show

Sunday 8th April 2018


12:30


13:30



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Stu & Garry's Free Improv Show

Sunday 8th April 2018

Our long-running improvised comedy show will have you in stitches. Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions. It’s the perfect way to nurse a hangover and a sure-fire way to kick-start your weekend after the big night out. There’s a special menu too so you’ll be in danger of laughing with your mouth full.
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Andrew Ryan & Chris Kent: The Fully Corked Tour

Sunday 8th April 2018


19:30


20:30



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Andrew Ryan & Chris Kent: The Fully Corked Tour

Sunday 8th April 2018

Irish Comedians Andrew Ryan ‘Utterly Brilliant going to be a huge star’ Timeout & Chris Kent ‘Compelling storyteller, truly surprising, beautifully delivered’ Scotsman .
Both hailing from Cork in Ireland, they’re bringing a double header of their unique brand of Comedy on tour in the UK in 2017.
Andrew’s quintessentially Irish storytelling abilities and cheeky, friendly demeanor make him a natural observational stand up. A regular at the Edinburgh Festival and one of the most in demand acts on the Uk & Irish comedy scene.
'Hard not to enjoy’ ★★★★ Daily Record
‘An hour of hilarious comedy’ ★★★★ Edfestmag
He has performed stand-up on BBC3’s Russell Howard’s Good News, Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live on BBC3, Comedy Central at the Comedy Store for Comedy Central & BBC1’s The Blame Game.


Chris’s anecdotal stand up comedy has made him a firm favorite in Ireland and in the UK. Fresh from selling out his 2016 Irish tour, Chris is a regular at the Edinburgh festival and has performed all over the world from Australia to America. He recently appeared on Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central on Comedy Central, guest panelist RTE’s Next Year’s News and a regular contributor to RTE radio.
‘Breathes new life into anecdotal comedy’ List ★★★★


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Red Raw

Monday 9th April 2018


19:30


20:30



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Red Raw

Monday 9th April 2018

Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK. Catch up to ten new acts – some treading the boards for the very first time. This is where everyone starts and it’s your chance to see the stars of tomorrow today. Watch out for older hands dropping in to try out new material too.

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Lee Kyle: Adorable

Wednesday 11th April 2018


19:30


20:30



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Lee Kyle: Adorable

Wednesday 11th April 2018

Politics eh? Everyone is talking about politics these day aren't they?
Fancy a break from it?
Well, Lee Kyle provides just that, he knows that somebody needs to find answers to the world's problems but he's equally certain that he isn't the man for the job.
So, he's going to be stupid, really stupid. But the show also contains 'Whip smart jokes' One4Review because he has those too.
He wrote a book once that briefly outsold James Corden but he only really goes on about it every chance he gets.
He's writing this himself so he's a bit reticent about saying he's good but, since that's what you have to do on these things, rest assured he (I) is (am).
'Quirky and original - the highlight of the night' Giggle Beats
'Very funny' Manchester Evening News
'Had everyone on their feet - Sublimely ridiculous' Northern Echo


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The Thursday Show

Thursday 12th April 2018


19:30


21:00



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The Thursday Show

Thursday 12th April 2018

The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase. Featuring our ace comperes, the best headliners on the circuit, several support acts and a short spot for a newcomer. Great show and great value as it’s usually the same line-up as our premium Saturday night show for a fiver less. Come down early and take advantage of our lovely home-cooked hot food too!
With John Gordillo , John Lynn , Daisy Earl and host Vladimir McTavish .


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The Friday Show

Friday 13th April 2018


19:00


21:00



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The Friday Show

Friday 13th April 2018

Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous fun this Friday. We’ve put together a prime stand-up show with five of the best acts on the Scottish and International circuits. We open from 7pm so you can take advantage of our lovely home- cooked food too.
With John Gordillo , John Lynn , Daisy Earl and host Vladimir McTavish .


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Stu & Garry's Free Improv Show

Sunday 15th April 2018


12:30


13:30



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Stu & Garry's Free Improv Show

Sunday 15th April 2018

Our long-running improvised comedy show will have you in stitches. Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions. It’s the perfect way to nurse a hangover and a sure-fire way to kick-start your weekend after the big night out. There’s a special menu too so you’ll be in danger of laughing with your mouth full.
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Adam Hess: Cactus & Glenn Moore: The Very Best of Belinda Carlisle

Sunday 15th April 2018


19:30


20:30



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Adam Hess: Cactus & Glenn Moore: The Very Best of Belinda Carlisle

Sunday 15th April 2018

Adam Hess: Cactus
star of Tonight at the London Palladium, Live from the BBC and other stuff returns for another smash-hit show. He's five foot eleven, he hates other families' plates, and he had his 18th birthday party on a riverboat on the Thames so when people realised how boring it was they couldn't leave.
‘I’ve seen few shows that are funnier’ Times
‘For good quality gags per minute, there is no better comedian on the Fringe’ Independent
‘One of the most out and out hilarious shows on the Fringe’ ****1/2 Chortle
www.adamhess.co.uk

Glenn Moore: The Very Best of Belinda Carlisle
'Tipped for great things' GQ , Glenn Moore presents his second 'relentlessly silly, gag-laden show' List . This time he's living with his granddad and trying to solve the case of a missing person.
As seen as on Mock the Week. As heard on the Christian O'Connell Breakfast Show on Absolute Radio, and BBC Radio 4.
★★★★ List
★★★★ Herald ,
★★★★E dinburgh Festivals Magazine
@TheNewsAtGlenn

Please Note: show duration 2 x 60 mins with interval
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Red Raw

Monday 16th April 2018


19:30


20:30



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Red Raw

Monday 16th April 2018

Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK. Catch up to ten new acts – some treading the boards for the very first time. This is where everyone starts and it’s your chance to see the stars of tomorrow today. Watch out for older hands dropping in to try out new material too.

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Rob Auton - The Hair Show

Tuesday 17th April 2018


19:30


20:30



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Rob Auton - The Hair Show

Tuesday 17th April 2018

A show for anyone who has, or has had, hair and hairs.
Award winning stand-up comedian and poet Rob Auton (Dave’s Funniest Joke Of The Fringe award winner, Glastonbury’s ‘Poet In Residence’) returns with another heart-felt and offbeat comedy/theatre/spoken word show that explores hair and hairs.
Rob casts an introspective eye over the world of hair, underpinned by leaving his head hair and beard to their own devices until he has performed The Hair Show for the final time. Join Rob as he explores the importance of appearance and how people react to someone who looks like he has checked out.
For the past five years Rob has used his command of words and distinctive unconventional humour to explore seemingly mundane subjects: sleep, water, faces, the sky and the colour yellow. These shows have given rise to a cult status at the Fringe. His unique world view has been acknowledged through being shortlisted for the prestigious Spoken Word Award by the Arts Foundation, receiving a Best Short Film nomination for the The Peamaster, which he co-wrote and starred in, at the Milan Film Festival.
Alongside performing solo, Rob hosts 'the best poetry gig in the UK' Times Bang Said The Gun. The spoken-word night’s raucous and anarchic spirit attracts a rich mix of new talent and some of the most established names in poetry/music including KATE TEMPEST, ROGER MCGOUGH and JOHN HEGLEY.
'A genuine original' Guardian
'One of my absolute favourites' Daniel Kitson
'His absurd brand of stand-up and poetry is exactly what the country needs right now' Huffington Post
‘Charming, eccentric and uplifting, Auton is a talent to watch’ Independent
'I haven’t seen anything else quite like it, or him' Stage


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The Thursday Show

Thursday 19th April 2018


19:30


21:00



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The Thursday Show

Thursday 19th April 2018

The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase. Featuring our ace comperes, the best headliners on the circuit, several support acts and a short spot for a newcomer. Great show and great value as it’s usually the same line-up as our premium Saturday night show for a fiver less. Come down early and take advantage of our lovely home-cooked hot food too!
With Jo Caulfield , Joe Wells and host Martin Mor .


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The Friday Show

Friday 20th April 2018


19:00


21:00



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The Friday Show

Friday 20th April 2018

Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous fun this Friday. We’ve put together a prime stand-up show with five of the best acts on the Scottish and International circuits. We open from 7pm so you can take advantage of our lovely home- cooked food too.
With Jo Caulfield , Joe Wells and host Martin Mor .


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Stu & Garry's Free Improv Show

Sunday 22nd April 2018


12:30


13:30



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Stu & Garry's Free Improv Show

Sunday 22nd April 2018

Our long-running improvised comedy show will have you in stitches. Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions. It’s the perfect way to nurse a hangover and a sure-fire way to kick-start your weekend after the big night out. There’s a special menu too so you’ll be in danger of laughing with your mouth full.
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Carl Hutchinson - LIVE

Sunday 22nd April 2018


19:30


20:30



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Carl Hutchinson - LIVE

Sunday 22nd April 2018

One of the UK’s most in-demand comics Carl Hutchinson is set to perform his brand new show across the UK. Expect killer gags, highly entertaining stories and the trademark twisted logic that has made Carl a must-see fixture in the comedy world, it’s fair to say that 'Hutchinson has it all' BroadwayBaby
From tales of pulling sickies as a teacher to his family upbringing and wrestling with his favourite vices, this new show is easily the most brutally honest and hilariously self-deprecating outing for this Geordie comedian.
Chris Ramsey's tour support and as seen on Comedy Central's Stand Up Central & The Chris Ramsey show
‘An absolute must… the next big thing!’ Skinny
'Hutchinson’s trump card is the way he interacts with the audience, rolling with every ‘ooh’ and ‘aah’ his material generated, giving a dynamism and spontaneity to his performance' Chortle
'The comedy catalyst to a great night out' ThreeWeeks



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Red Raw

Monday 23rd April 2018


19:30


20:30



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Red Raw

Monday 23rd April 2018

Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK. Catch up to ten new acts – some treading the boards for the very first time. This is where everyone starts and it’s your chance to see the stars of tomorrow today. Watch out for older hands dropping in to try out new material too.

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The Thursday Show

Thursday 26th April 2018


19:30


21:00



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The Thursday Show

Thursday 26th April 2018

The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase. Featuring our ace comperes, the best headliners on the circuit, several support acts and a short spot for a newcomer. Great show and great value as it’s usually the same line-up as our premium Saturday night show for a fiver less. Come down early and take advantage of our lovely home-cooked hot food too!
With Dan Nightingale and Abi Roberts .


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The Friday Show

Friday 27th April 2018


19:00


21:00



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The Friday Show

Friday 27th April 2018

Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous fun this Friday. We’ve put together a prime stand-up show with five of the best acts on the Scottish and International circuits. We open from 7pm so you can take advantage of our lovely home- cooked food too.
With Dan Nightingale and Abi Roberts .


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Stu & Garry's Free Improv Show

Sunday 29th April 2018


12:30


13:30



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Stu & Garry's Free Improv Show

Sunday 29th April 2018

Our long-running improvised comedy show will have you in stitches. Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions. It’s the perfect way to nurse a hangover and a sure-fire way to kick-start your weekend after the big night out. There’s a special menu too so you’ll be in danger of laughing with your mouth full.
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Good Grief Proudly presents Tony Law's 2018 Absudity For The Common People Tour!

Sunday 29th April 2018


19:30


20:30



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Good Grief Proudly presents Tony Law's 2018 Absudity For The Common People Tour!

Sunday 29th April 2018

Tony is back to spearhead the UK’s alternative comedy scene with his brand new show. After another sell out run at this years fringe he’s ready to take his unique brand of stand up across the UK in a landmark tour. Having made appearances on the likes of Nevermind The Buzzcocks, Have I Got News For You, Russell Howard's Good News, Tony is here for one night only just for you.
Truly a stand along voice in the world of stand up comedy, stupendously surreal there is nobody quite like this delirious Canadian.
http://www.mrtonylaw.com/

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Red Raw

Monday 30th April 2018


19:30


20:30



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Red Raw

Monday 30th April 2018

Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK. Catch up to ten new acts – some treading the boards for the very first time. This is where everyone starts and it’s your chance to see the stars of tomorrow today. Watch out for older hands dropping in to try out new material too.

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