ED2017 COMEDY

Comedy at Edinburgh Festival 2017

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Comedy is the largest strand of the Edinburgh Fringe, and that programme constitutes the biggest comedy festival in the world, featuring stand-up, sketch, improv, physical and musical comedy, and more, with the very newest talent and some of the big name panel show regulars, plus hundreds of free shows in amongst the wider programme.

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ED2017 COMEDY FEATURES

Three To See on 28 Aug: The Giant Jam Sandwich, Rachel Parris, Fireworks Concert
Three To See on 27 Aug: Out Of Love, Spontaneous Sherlock, Jordan Brookes
Three To See on 26 Aug: Cacophony, Elf Lyons, The Narrator
Three To See on 24 Aug: The Delightful Sausage, The Road That Wasn’t There, We Are Ian
Three To See on 23 Aug: Goose, Knock Knock, The Lulu Show
Quick Quiz: Eric
Quick Quiz: Eric21 August 2017

Three To See on 22 Aug: £¥€$ (LIES), The Gardener, Yianni Agisilaou
Three To See on 20 Aug: MANWATCHING, Princes Of Main, JoJo Bellini
Quick Quiz: Gein's Family Giftshop
Three To See on 18 Aug: Amy Conway, Acéléré, Arna Spek
Quick Quiz: Morgan & West
Quick Quiz: Chris Martin
Three To See on 16 Aug: Lost Voice Guy, (Fear), Graham Dickson Is The Narcissist
Quick Quiz: Simon Evans
Quick Quiz: Goose
Quick Quiz: Goose14 August 2017

Quick Quiz: Carl Donnelly
Three To See on 14 Aug: Calvinball, Me And Robin Hood, Staging Wittgenstein
Quick Quiz: Andrew Doyle
Three To See on 11 Aug: Giants, Prom Kween, Bacchae
Quick Quiz: Ed Gamble
Quick Quiz: Ed Gamble10 August 2017

Three To See on 10 Aug: Rose Matafeo, Dust, Violin Variations
Quick Quiz: Richard Herring
Quick Quiz: Michael Redmond
Three To See on 7 Aug: Phil Wang, Rosie Wilby, John Robertson
Quick Quiz: Barry Cryer and Ronnie Golden
Three To See 2017: Three helpings of musical comedy
Three To See 2017: Three promising comedy newcomers
Quick Quiz: Joey Page
Quick Quiz: Greg Proops
Three To See 2017: Three lots of quirky comedy
Quick Quiz: Colin Mochrie
Three To See 2017: Three US imports
Quick Quiz: Mike McShane
Three To See 2017: Three bits of theatrical comedy
Quick Quiz: Stephen Frost
Three To See 2017: Three TW comedy favourites
Quick Quiz: Josie Lawrence
Three To See 2017: Three comedy for kids
Quick Quiz: Clive Anderson
Three To See 2017: Three sketch comedy shows
Sunil Patel: Titan
Sunil Patel: Titan20 July 2017

Robert White: InstruMENTAL
Next Best Thing: How To Be Good At Everything
Caroline Mabey: Quetzals
John Hastings: Audacity
Urzila Carlson: First Edition
Angela Barnes: Fortitude
Francesco de Carlo: Comfort Zone


ED2017 COMEDY REVIEWS

Murder She Didn’t Write (Degrees of Error & Something for the Weekend)
Julio Torres: My Favourite Shapes (Rabbit Rabbit)
Becky Lucas: Little Bitch (Century Entertainment)
Frankie Boyle - Prometheus Volume I (Chambers Touring)
Andy Stedman - Parental Guidance (Andy Stedman)
Francesco De Carlo: Comfort Zone (Mick Perrin Worldwide Artist Management)
Will Duggan: Perspicuator
ForniKATEress (Kate Smurthwaite / PBH's Free Fringe)
Planet Caramel: Hot, Sexy And Kind Of Desperate (Planet Caramel / PBH's Free Fringe)
The Harry And Chris Show 2 (Harry Baker and Chris Read)
Sisters: White Noise (Sisters)
Colin Hoult / Anna Mann In How We Stop The Fascists (Berk's Nest)
Amy Howerska: Goddess Unless Tired Or Hungry (Amy Howerska)
Trump'd! (Two Thirds Comedy)
Shit I'm In Love With You Again (Crowning Monkey)
All My Friends Are Dead (Conor Drum)
Bruce (Underbelly and The Last Great Hunt)
Adrian Minkowicz: Best Newcomer (Double The Bet / PBH's Free Fringe)
Broke As A Joke (Danny Lobell)
Tom Neenan: Attenborough (Berk's Nest)
Shazia Mirza, With Love from St Tropez (MTM Productions)
The Inane Chicanery Of A Certain Adam GC Riches (Tigco)
Ian Smith: Snowflake (Bound And Gagged Comedy)
GayShit (Wayne Carter)
Chris Washington: Dream Big (Within Reason)
Alasdair Beckett-King: The Alasdair Beckett-King Mysteries (Mick Perrin Worldwide)
Spontaneous Sherlock (Spontaneous Sherlock / PBH Free Fringe)
Chris Martin: The One And Only Chris Martin (So Comedy)
Lucy Pearman: Maid Of Cabbage (United Agents and Plosive Productions)
Jordan Brookes: Body of Work (Show And Tell)
Rachel Parris: Keynote (Live Nation in association with Troika)
Mark Steel: Every Little Thing's Gonna Be Alright (Off the Kerb Productions)
Louise Reay: Hard Mode (Louise Reay / The Stand Comedy Club)
Gillian Cosgriff: To The Moon And Back (Julz Hay Proudly presents)
A Year Of Minutes (Fourth Wall Theatre)
Shit-Faced Showtime: The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz (Magnificent Bastard Productions)
Topical Storm 2017 (The Stand Comedy Club)
Elf Lyons: Swan (Mick Perrin Worldwide in association with Dawn Sedgwick Management)
Michael Clarke: A Felt In Progress (PBJ Management)
Tom Goodliffe's Coffee Run (EMX Management)
Tony Law: Absurdity For The Common People (Tony Law/The Stand Comedy Club)
Simon Amstell: Tour Previews (Work In Progress) (Mick Perrin Worldwide)
Police Cops In Space (The Pretend Men)
Nick Revell vs Lily, Evil Cat Queen Of Earth Planet And The Laughing Fridge (Nick Revell/The Stand Comedy Club)
Nick Cody: On Fire (MZA in association with Century Entertainment)
Demi Lardner: Look What You Made Me Do (Underbelly and Laughing Stock)
Organ Freeman (Jarlath Regan)
Goose: Amphetawaltz (So Comedy by arrangement with Troika)
Barry Crimmins: Atlas's Knees (Barry Crimmins / Lakin McCarthy / The Stand Comedy Club)
Alexander Fox: Ringo (Alexander Fox)
The Noise Next Door's Really, Really Good Afternoon Show (CKP)
Found Footage Festival (Perfect Strangers Comedy)
Angela Barnes: Fortitude (Off The Kerb Productions)
Tiernan Douieb: Miserably Happy (Tiernan Douieb / PBH's Free Fringe)
Lauren Bok: Is That a Burrito in Your Pocket Or Are You Just Happy You Have A Burrito (Lauren Bok)
Joe Hart: Alpha, Beta, Gamer (Total Comedy)
Imaginary Radio (Drennon Davis Jim Hickox - Bigtop Productions)
I Can Make You Tory (Leo Kearse)
Eshaan Akbar: Not For Prophet (CKP & ROAR Group Present)
Yianni Agisilaou: Pockets Of Equality (Yianni Agisilaou / PBH's Free Fringe)
Seymour Mace's Magical Shitcakes From Heaven (Seymour Mace / The Stand Comedy Club)
Losers (Tit4Twat)
Losers (Tit4Twat)18 August 2017

Jason Byrne: The Man With Three Brains (Phil McIntyre Entertainments by arrangement with Lisa Thomas Management)
The Delightful Sausage: Cold Hard Cache (The Delightful Sausage)
Dana Alexander: The Milk Is Not Free But Sometimes It's On Sale (Dana Alexander / The Stand Comedy Club)
Brennan Reece: Everlong (Live Nation in association with United Agents)
Rachel Jackson: Bunny Boiler (Hannah Layton Management)
Princes Of Main: New Year's Eve (Princes of Main)
Brendon Burns And Craig Quartermaine In Race Off (Mick Perrin Worldwide)
We Are Still All C*nts (Ashley Haden)
Arna Spek: Museum Piece (To The Moon)
Paul McCaffrey: Suburban Legend (Paul McCaffrey / Off The Kerb Productions)
Maddy Anholt - Herselves (Maddy Anholt/Corrie McGuire for ROAR Comedy/Moneybox)
Jack Barry: High Treason (Berk's Nest in association with Avalon Management)
Danny O'Brien: RaconTour (Danny O'Brien by arrangement with Corrie McGuire for ROAR Comedy)
Pity Laughs: A Tale Of Two Gays (Straightup)
James Adomian: Lacking In Character (Live Nation)
D'Arcehole (Jo D'Arcy)
Andy Daly: Monsters Take Your Questions (Rabbit Rabbit)
Rob Auton: The Hair Show (Rob Auton)
Phil Wang: Kinabalu (Avalon Promotions Ltd)
Fin Taylor: Lefty Tighty Righty Loosey (Fin Taylor)
Micky P Kerr Is Lay-Z (Micky P Kerr)
Dane Baptiste: G.O.D (Gold. Oil. Drugs) (Bound and Gagged Comedy in association with UTC Artist Management)
Annie McGrath: Ambivert (Plosive Productions)
Kwame Asante: Open Arms (CKP and ROAR)
Graham Dickson Is The Narcissist (Berk's Nest in association with PBJ Entertainment)
David Trent: Here's Your Future (Phil McIntyre Entertainments)
Britney In: John (Country Mile Productions)
Tim Vine: Sunset Milk Idiot (Bound & Gagged Comedy)
Lost Voice Guy: Inspiration Porn (Lost Voice Guy / The Stand Comedy Club)
Butt Kapinski (Kapinski Enterprises and The Pleasance)
Sara Pascoe: LadsLadsLads (Mick Perrin Worldwide in association with Dawn Sedgwick Management)
Edd Hedges: Wonderland (RBM)
Aunty Donna: Big Boys (Century Entertainment)
Sam Goodburn: Dumbstruck (Underbelly and Sam Goodburn)
Nazeem Hussain: Hussain In The Membrane (Nazeen Hussain)
Muriel: Bad Master (Muriel in association with Dawn Sedgwick Management)
Michael Stranney: Welcome To Ballybeg (Michael Stranney)
Kat Bond: Loo Roll (Kathryn Bond and PBJ Management present)