Thrills, spills and laughter coming to you from A-Z

A is for Algorithms

A one-woman play about a bisexual Bridget Jones for the online generation.

Pleasance Courtyard – Baby Grand, 12:45 pm, 31 Jul–26 Aug (not 13)

B is for Bumper Blyton

Lashings of innuendo make for a riotous Blyton tribute.

Underbelly, Bristo Square – Jersey, 5.05 pm, 2-25 Aug

C is for Caroline Mabey

A joyous cautionary tale about the dangers of following your dreams. Laughing Horse @ 32 Below – Main Room, 3.50pm, 1-25 Aug (not 12)

D is for Daliso Japonda

Britain’s Got Talent’s Daliso levels his wit on disgraced celebs and bombings in Malawi.

Gilded Balloon Teviot – Wine Bar, 6.30pm, 31 Jul–26 Aug (not 14)

E is For George Egg

The anarchist cook stirs the pot and  rustles up a tasty storm. Assembly George Square Gardens – Piccolo. 4.30 pm, 1-25 Aug (not 12)

F is for For All I Care

National Theatre Wales tell a story of two women’s complicated lives.

Summerhall – Main Hall, 1.30 pm, 31 Jul–25 Aug (not 12, 19)

G is for Glenn Moore

As seen on Mock the Week, Glenn Moore returns with his blissfully silly brand of humour.

Pleasance Courtyard – Cabaret Bar, 4pm, 31 Jul–25 Aug

H is for Helen Duff

Master of subversive clowning Helen Duff is out to prove that she’s the Tits.

Heroes @ the Spiegelyurt, 2.20pm 2-6 Aug

I is for Ian Smith

Multi award-winning comedian Ian Smith is thinking about half lives, from Chernobyl to love, and the dangers involved in each.

Underbelly, Bristo Square – Buttercup, 5.15 pm, 31 Jul–25 Aug (not 12)

J is for Jay Lafferty

Breaking the News’ Jay Lafferty is obsessed with luck and takes a
satirical swipe at serendipity.

Gilded Balloon Teviot – Turret, 6.30pm, 31 Jul–26 Aug (not 19)

K is for Kevin Mcgahern

A familiar face to Irish audiences from his comedy shows Republic of Telly and Hardy Bucks, McGahern offers the perfect mix of clever silliness.

Underbelly, Bristo Square – Clover 10.50pm, 31 Jul–26 Aug (not 13)

L is for Limmy

Cult comedy figure Limmy shares his life tips with a live audience.

The Stand’s New Town Theatre – Grand Hall, times vary, 2-8, 16-18 Aug

M is for Maisie Adams

Amused Moose National New Comic 2018 winner Maise Adams is on a mission to work out who’s to blame, and why.

Gilded Balloon Teviot – Billiard Room, 3pm, 31 Jul–26 Aug

N is for Nick Helm

Beloved star of Uncle and part-time rock god Nick Helm returns with his full-volume comedy.

Pleasance Dome – QueenDome, 5.40pm, 31 Jul–24 Aug (not 12)

O is for Ockham’s Razor

Swinging high and low with a diverse cast of dancers aged 13 to 60.

Saint Stephens, 3pm, 1-25 Aug (not 6, 13, 20)

P is for Paul foot

Weird and wonderful comedy delivered with Foot’s signature off beat energy.

Underbelly, Cowgate – Belly Dancer, 7. 10pm 1-25 Aug (not 13)

Q is for Avenue Q

The adult puppet musical that has taken the world by storm.

Hill Street Theatre – Alba Theatre, 9 pm, 2-25 Aug

R is for Rachel Fairburn

Enjoy some bittersweet comedy as Funny Women-finalist Rachel Fairburn declares herself the People’s Princess.

Underbelly, Bristo Square – Dexter, 9.35pm, 31 Jul-25 Aug

S is for Showstoppers

The Olivier Award-winning improv musical returns for it’s 12th consecutive year.

Pleasance Courtyard – The Grand, times vary, 31 Jul–25 Aug (not 13)

T is for Tom Rosenthal

The star of Friday Night Dinner and Plebs shares his quest to recover his foreskin.

Pleasance Courtyard, 6.30 pm, 31 Jul–25 Aug (not 13)

U is for Un Poyo Rojo

Incredible athletic feats performed in a locker room by these award-winning Argentinian dancers.

ZOO Southside – Main House, 5.10pm, 21-26 Aug

V is for Vir Das

India’s hottest comedy talent, Das is touring the globe and musing on love.

Gilded Balloon at the Museum – Auditorium, 7.30 pm, 31 Jul–10 Aug

W is for Witch Hunt

Winners of Guardian’s Best Fringe Show 2018, A&E Comedy return with a surreal and darkly hilarious new show.

Pleasance Dome, JackDome, 5.30pm, 31 Jul–26 Aug (not 13)

X is for Kid X

Street dance and mind bending acrobatics meet the sensational vocals of Eva Lazarus, and incredible projections tell a dystopian love story.

Assembly Roxy – Central, 10 am, 20-25 Aug

Y is for Yuriko Kotani

A shy and retiring type, Kotani negotiates the cultural tightrope in her debut hour.

Pleasance Courtyard – The Attic, 7pm, 31 Jul-26 Aug (not 12)

Z is for Zach & Vigo

Norwegian-American comedy clowning duo Zach & Viggo are back with an hour of inspired stupidity and anarchic energy.

Cowgate, 11.55pm, 9-23 Aug

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