The Top 155 Shows at EdFringe 2015 - Part 3 of 11

Here's some more good shows.

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Grace The Child: Playground Politics

Heroes @ Bob's BlundaBus, 16:30. August 8th-9th. Pay What You Want

Stand-up

In which a small child proves herself funnier than several adults.

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Harriet Kemsley: Puppy Fat

Pleasance Courtyard, 17:45. Paid

Stand-up

In which Harriet tries to get through the show without falling victim to one of her many allergies.

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Hell To Play

PBH @ Cowgatehead, 22:15. Free

Concept

In which Alexander Bennett and Paul Savage play the ringleaders of the denizens of Hell in a silly gameshow.

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Henry Von Stifle's Enter The Dragon

PBH @ Cowgatehead, 22:00. Free

Character

In which Paul Dance's stuffy alter-ego goes for a new World Record.

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Hey, Check It Out! It's Tez Ilyas!

Freestival @ Cowgatehead, 06:00. Paid

Clown

This will show him.

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Holly Burn: I Am Kirsty K

Just The Tonic @ The Mash House, 18:20. Paid

Character

In which Holly becomes possessed by the spirit of her nan.

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Honky Bonk History Of The Beatles

Heroes @ Bob's BlundaBus, 21:45. August 27th-31st. Pay What You Want

Clown

In which Dan Lees, Neil Frost, Ben Whitehead and Marny Godden pay tribute to a band from the 60s.

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Ian Smith: Whereabouts

Pleasance Courtyard, 19:00. Paid

Stand-up

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.

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Imagine There's No Ben Target (It's Easy If You Try)

Heroes @ The Hive, 15:00. Pay What You Want

Absurdist

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.

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In Cahoots: Two White Guys

Pleasance Courtyard, 19:15. Paid

Sketch

Ah, man, these guys are so loud. They're really good, but they're really loud. Like, basically shouting.

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Institute

Pleasance Courtyard, Times Vary. Paid

Theatre

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.

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Ivo Graham: No Filter

Pleasance Courtyard, 18:00. Paid

Stand-up

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.

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Jack Barry: This Title Came To Me In A Dream

Pleasance Courtyard, 19:00. Paid

Stand-up

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.

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James Acaster: Represent

Pleasance Courtyard, 20:30. Paid

Stand-up

A very promising and exciting up-and-comer.

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James Bran: Invisible Badminton And Other Dreams

PBH @ Cowgatehead, 12:30. Free

Stand-up

In which James reads a haiku about brushing your teeth.

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James Hamilton Is So Lonely

PBH @ The Voodoo Rooms, 21:30. Free

Absurdist

James is part of Casual Violence, who I've not even seen. But I like him, so here he is.

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James Ross: Leopardoptera

PBH @ Globe Bar, 16:45. Free

Stand-up

Hopefully my recommending James will take the sting out of my simultaneously informing him that he's spelled leppydoptorah wrong, the big idiot.

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Jayde Adams' Kahuzzi

PBH @ The Voodoo Rooms, 23:45. Free

Mixed Bill

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.

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Jessie Cave: I Loved Her

Underbelly Cowgate, 17:30. Paid

Stand-up

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.

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Jim Daly & Miranda Dawe: That Silly Show

Laughing Horse @ The Jekyll & Hyde, Times Vary, August 8th-20th. Free

Stand-up

In which Jim raps about vegetables and Miranda sings about Disney.

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Joby Mageean: Billy No Immune System

Laughing Horse @ The Newsroom, 19:30. Free

Stand-up

I shared a venue with Joby in 2013, he seemed a lovely guy. Saw his act recently, it's total smut. Really shocked me.

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Jody Kamali: Spectacular!

Underbelly Med Quad, 18:45. Paid

Clown

In which Jody impregnates an ironing board.

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John Hastings: Marked From The Start

Pleasance Courtyard, 21:40. Paid

Stand-up

I've seen a 2-minute video of John posing for a photo and not realising a video is being taken. It's amazing.

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John-Luke Roberts: Stdad-Up

PBH @ The Voodoo Rooms, 18:55. Free

Absurdist

In which John-Luke throws cherry tomatoes around in memory of his father.

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John Robertson: Let's Redecorate!

The Stand Comedy Club 5 & 6, 15:40. Paid

Stand-up

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.

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Jonny & The Baptists: The End Is Nigh

Roundabout @ Summerhall, 19:50. Paid

Music

In which Jonny and his guitarist, Baptists, play songs about the end of the world.

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Joseph Morpurgo: Soothing Sounds For Baby

Pleasance Courtyard, 20:15. Paid

Character

In which Joseph impersonates a series of vinyl records, including one that manifests itself as a slatted window blind.

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Journey To The Centre Of Dead

PBH @ Cowgatehead, 13:45. Free

Concept

In which Chris Gau, Paul Dance and James O'Brien talk nonsense and goof around. No idea what it's about.

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Joz Norris: Hey Guys!

Heroes @ The Hive, 14:00. Pay What You Want

Stand-up.

Hey, shut up, I need all the good press I can get. This show looks incredibobs.

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