Sun 6 Oct | 7:30pm
Fresh from his recent roles in Channel 4's comedy Ministry of Justice and numerous BBC Three Quickies, loveable Cockney geezer Lenny Sherman brings his barrel of laughs to the Edinburgh Fringe. 'A big, bold, baldie full of straight-talking working-class opinion, flirting with the audience’s assumption he’s going to be a knuckle-headed racist, but playfully undermining that image with more silliness than satire. It’s a power-packed performance jammed full of gags – a real blast' (Steve Bennett, Chortle)
Ivor Dembina: The Joy of Jokes
Mon 7 Oct | 7:30pm
Truthful stand-up, funny stories, good jokes and a few ad-libs. Jewish comedian Ivor Dembina (**** (Guardian) presents a glorious mixture of brand-new, old and very old material. They say Jews are funny, Ivor Dembina proves it.
Paul McCaffrey: Lemon
Tues 8 Oct | 7:30pm
As seen on Impractical Jokers (BBC3), Russell Howard's Good News (BBC3) and Stand Up Central (Comedy Central). 'McCaffrey is going to make it big any day now. Grab your chance to say "I saw him when..."' (Scotsman).
Dave Fulton: Adapt, Adopt, Adapt Again
Wed 9 Oct | 7:30pm
The messed up journey to what I thought would be the least important thing in my life and how it became the most important thing ever! "Fulton has wrung an exceptional number of laughs from his family's ordeal, all without compromising on its earnest, emotional punch." (**** - Chortle)
William Hartley: Gun
Wed 9 Oct | 9pm
Remember "If you're gonna kill a man, better make sure you do it properly. First rule of a murder."
‘Gun’ is a one-man comedy western written and performed by a quarter of Fringe favourite sketch troupe Clever Peter. With a unique composed score, and over 25 characters, it is a ‘beautifully realised… immersive multi-character performance’ (Chortle)
Cally Beaton: Invisible
Fri 11 Oct | 7:30pm
Invisible is an unflinching, hilarious and unexpected insight into life at an age when the world ghosts you. As seen on QI. 'Properly funny' (Sandi Toksvig). 'Clever running gags' **** (TheArtsDesk.com). 'Exciting and hilarious talent' (Time Out).
Fri 11 Oct | 9pm
Your daughter is missing. You are the only one who has not given up the search. You hear voices. They guide you. They also haunt you. Will you surrender to them? Or will you shine? SHINE is an immersive psychological thriller that blurs the senses and tricks the mind into feeling what might not be there.
Rich Wilson: Death Becomes Him
Sat 12 Oct | 7:30pm
We’re sorry to announce that award-winning stand up comedian, father, bus driver, gay sauna worker and beloved 'Pudding', Rich Wilson has died; but that’s only the beginning. Whilst in purgatory, Rich will dissect his earthly behaviour to find out if he deserves to go to Heaven or Hell. 'Woke, feminist, geezer' (List). Best International Act 2018, NZ Comedy Festival.
Running Times: 1 hour