The Top 155 Shows at EdFringe 2015: Part 5 of 10,000

July 23, 2015

I think we're nearly done with this.

 

 

Nick Hall: Dodekahedron

Underbelly George Square, 17:30. Paid

Character

In which Nick fucks a bike.

 

 

 

 

 

Nish Kumar: Long Word...Long Word...Blah Blah Blah...I'm So Clever

Pleasance Courtyard, 19:15. Paid

Stand-up

In which Nish plays Monopoly.

 

 

 

 

 

Oli Bettesworth: Sunshine And Lollipops (And A Creeping Sense Of Existential Terror)

Laughing Horse @ The Jekyll & Hyde, 21:00, August 21st-30th. Free

Stand-up

In which Oli radiates positivity and goodwill and won't say anything remotely bleak.

 

 

 

Orry Gibbens & Red Richardson: Better Than Crap

Laughing Horse @ Espionage, 14:30. Free

Stand-up

Orry once booked me for a gig which coincidentally happened to be attended by most of my old school. Turns out it was a fundraiser for a guy I knew who'd been paralysed. Very sad. Lovely to see em though.

 

 

 

Pat Cahill: Panjandrum

Heroes @ The Hive, 18:40. Pay What You Want

Stand-up

In which Pat breaks the silence and truths us about where colours come from.

 

 

 

 

Paul Currie: Re-Release The Baboons

Heroes @ The Hive, 18:30. Pay What You Want

Absurdist

I missed Paul's show last year. I think he eats loads of popcorn or something. Maybe he'll do that again.

 

 

 

 

Paul Duncan McGarrity: Today Is The Good Old Times Of Tomorrow

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, 14:30. Free

Stand-up

This sounds like a nice, uplifting show. Feelgood vibes, I bet.

 

 

 

 

 

Phil Kay: MegaBusy

Heroes @ Bob's BlundaBus, 20:30, August 13th-23rd. Pay What You Want

Storytelling

Phil Kay, on a bus, doing his thing.

 

 

 

 

Phil Wang: Philth

Pleasance Courtyard, 18:00. Paid

Stand-up

In which Phil hopefully does his impression of a red pen, I love that bit.

 

 

 

 

 

Pierre Novellie Is Anxious Peter

Pleasance Courtyard, 21:30. Paid

Stand-up

Last year he was "Mighty Peter." Pierre's self-confidence seems to have taken a hit. Cheer up, Pierre!

 

 

 

 

Pippa Evans: There Are No Guilty Pleasures

PBH @ Bannerman's, 13:45. Free

Music

Pippa says there are no guilty pleasures, but she hasn't seen how much Aqua I've got on my iPod.

 

 

 

 

Richard Gadd: Waiting For Gaddot

PBH @ Banshee Labyrinth, 23:30. Free

Absurdist

I missed Richard last year, too. Wish I hadn't, sounded great. I'm gonna go this time.

 

 

 

 

Richard Soames Does The Right Thing

Underbelly George Square, 18:50. Paid

Stand-up

In which Richard takes us inside the brain of a nice man using audiovisual cues.

 

 

 

 

Richard Todd & Robin Hill: Lost Property

PBH @ Cowgatehead, 20:15. Free

Stand-up

Couple of severed heads doing their comedy thing.

 

 

 

 

 

Richard Wright: Pundamental Christian

Laughing Horse @ The Blind Poet, 11:00. Free

Stand-up

I think Richard's is the only comedy show in Edinburgh at this time of the day except for Bridget Christie. So go up for two days and see em both.

 

 

 

Rob Auton: The Water Show

PBH @ The Banshee Labyrinth, 16:00. Free

Abusrdist

In which Rob explores the stuff we're all made of, where fish live.

 

 

 

 

 

Rory O'Keeffe: Job's Worth

PBH @ The Southsider, 15:15. Free

Stand-up

In which Rory tries to prove himself as a serious, professional guy with a proper job and a briefcase and everything.

 

 

 

 

Sad Faces Present The Dawn Chorus

Underbelly Cowgate, 16:40. Paid

Sketch

In which Jack Bernhardt, Tom Crowley and Tobi Wilson adapt a Penguin classic nobody's heard of.

 

 

 

 

Sam Simmons: Spaghetti For Breakfast

Underbelly Potterow, 21:00. Paid

Absurdist

In which Sam lets us know about the things that shit him.

 

 

 

 

 

Sarah Bennetto: Fritters Away An Hour Of Your Life...Mmm, Fritters

Laughing Horse @ Bar 50, 20:30. Free

Stand-up

Hands down, best show title. No contest.

 

 

 

 

 

Scaramouche Jones

Underbelly Cowgate, 12:20. Paid

Theatre

In which Thom Tuck plays the world's oldest clown.

 

 

 

 

 

Simon Caine Presents Buddhism And Cats

Just The Tonic @ The Caves, 19:30. Pay What You Want

Stand-up

In which Simon becomes a Buddhist and gets a cat.

 

 

 

 

 

Simon Munnery: And Nothing But

The Stand Comedy Club, 15:30. Paid

Stand-up

A promising up-and-comer.

 

 

 

 

 

Simon Munnery's Fylm School

Heroes @ The Hive, 19:40. Pay What You Want

Concept

In which Simon and friends bring the medium of film to the medium of the stage.

 

 

 

 

Sofie Hagen: Bubblewrap

PBH @ Liquid Room Annexe, 19:10. Free

Stand-up

Sofie, please can I be a guest on your podcast?

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