Here's some more good shows.
Grace The Child: Playground Politics
Heroes @ Bob's BlundaBus, 16:30. August 8th-9th. Pay What You Want
In which a small child proves herself funnier than several adults.
Harriet Kemsley: Puppy Fat
Pleasance Courtyard, 17:45. Paid
In which Harriet tries to get through the show without falling victim to one of her many allergies.
Hell To Play
PBH @ Cowgatehead, 22:15. Free
In which Alexander Bennett and Paul Savage play the ringleaders of the denizens of Hell in a silly gameshow.
Henry Von Stifle's Enter The Dragon
PBH @ Cowgatehead, 22:00. Free
In which Paul Dance's stuffy alter-ego goes for a new World Record.
Hey, Check It Out! It's Tez Ilyas!
Freestival @ Cowgatehead, 06:00. Paid
This will show him.
Holly Burn: I Am Kirsty K
Just The Tonic @ The Mash House, 18:20. Paid
In which Holly becomes possessed by the spirit of her nan.
Honky Bonk History Of The Beatles
Heroes @ Bob's BlundaBus, 21:45. August 27th-31st. Pay What You Want
In which Dan Lees, Neil Frost, Ben Whitehead and Marny Godden pay tribute to a band from the 60s.
Ian Smith: Whereabouts
Pleasance Courtyard, 19:00. Paid
I gigged with Ian about ten times in the run-up to Edinburgh last year. Now not seen him in nearly a year. Don't know what happened. I miss you, Ian.
Imagine There's No Ben Target (It's Easy If You Try)
Heroes @ The Hive, 15:00. Pay What You Want
Ben's been off exploring the world. I reckon this is gonna be his "What I did on my holidays" show, kind of like Benidorm.
In Cahoots: Two White Guys
Pleasance Courtyard, 19:15. Paid
Ah, man, these guys are so loud. They're really good, but they're really loud. Like, basically shouting.
Pleasance Courtyard, Times Vary. Paid
My housemate Tanya is stage managing this. Their last show burnt down in a massive fire, but I think that was just a one-off.
Ivo Graham: No Filter
Pleasance Courtyard, 18:00. Paid
In which Ivo pretends to be a crusty old Etonian, when we all know he's a sort of scampish, Dickensian cockney London boy. All together now! "The Loooondooon booooyyys!" Bloody love early Bowie.
Jack Barry: This Title Came To Me In A Dream
Pleasance Courtyard, 19:00. Paid
Jack's bought a football club to promote his show. I am also promoting it. This is the only thing I've ever had in common with a football club.
James Acaster: Represent
Pleasance Courtyard, 20:30. Paid
A very promising and exciting up-and-comer.
James Bran: Invisible Badminton And Other Dreams
PBH @ Cowgatehead, 12:30. Free
In which James reads a haiku about brushing your teeth.
James Hamilton Is So Lonely
PBH @ The Voodoo Rooms, 21:30. Free
James is part of Casual Violence, who I've not even seen. But I like him, so here he is.
James Ross: Leopardoptera
PBH @ Globe Bar, 16:45. Free
Hopefully my recommending James will take the sting out of my simultaneously informing him that he's spelled leppydoptorah wrong, the big idiot.
Jayde Adams' Kahuzzi
PBH @ The Voodoo Rooms, 23:45. Free
Jayde told me a while back I would have a terrible Edinburgh unless I came up with a big publicity stunt. Haven't thought of one.
Jessie Cave: I Loved Her
Underbelly Cowgate, 17:30. Paid
Jessie's new show is all about her new baby. Jessie, if you need anybody to look after the baby while you're doing the show, I'm available for story-reading and infantile magic.
Jim Daly & Miranda Dawe: That Silly Show
Laughing Horse @ The Jekyll & Hyde, Times Vary, August 8th-20th. Free
In which Jim raps about vegetables and Miranda sings about Disney.
Joby Mageean: Billy No Immune System
Laughing Horse @ The Newsroom, 19:30. Free
I shared a venue with Joby in 2013, he seemed a lovely guy. Saw his act recently, it's total smut. Really shocked me.
Jody Kamali: Spectacular!
Underbelly Med Quad, 18:45. Paid
In which Jody impregnates an ironing board.
John Hastings: Marked From The Start
Pleasance Courtyard, 21:40. Paid
I've seen a 2-minute video of John posing for a photo and not realising a video is being taken. It's amazing.
John-Luke Roberts: Stdad-Up
PBH @ The Voodoo Rooms, 18:55. Free
In which John-Luke throws cherry tomatoes around in memory of his father.
John Robertson: Let's Redecorate!
The Stand Comedy Club 5 & 6, 15:40. Paid
John's another loud one. When I met him in 2012 he was so loud I spent 2 years convinced he was a nasty man. Turns out he's great fun.
Jonny & The Baptists: The End Is Nigh
Roundabout @ Summerhall, 19:50. Paid
In which Jonny and his guitarist, Baptists, play songs about the end of the world.
Joseph Morpurgo: Soothing Sounds For Baby
Pleasance Courtyard, 20:15. Paid
In which Joseph impersonates a series of vinyl records, including one that manifests itself as a slatted window blind.
Journey To The Centre Of Dead
PBH @ Cowgatehead, 13:45. Free
In which Chris Gau, Paul Dance and James O'Brien talk nonsense and goof around. No idea what it's about.
Joz Norris: Hey Guys!
Heroes @ The Hive, 14:00. Pay What You Want
Hey, shut up, I need all the good press I can get. This show looks incredibobs.