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All too often Scottish comedians seem to be forgotten during the world’s biggest arts festival, which is odd, seeing as it takes place every August in – yes, you guessed it – Scotland.
So for the last six years the Scottish Comedy Festival has been providing a Fringe venue dedicated to highlighting the talent that entertains Scottish audiences all year round, and in 2018, after teaming up with Edinburgh-based brewers Innis & Gunn, they’re proud to present their most extensive line-up to date.
Whether you’re looking for award-winning solo acts, compilation shows, highly-tuned stand-up or off-the-wall improvisation, this year’s Scottish Comedy Festival line-up has it all.
From icons of the Scottish comedy circuit to acts making their Fringe debut, with over 500 performances spread across 26 days, there’s something for everyone.
Check out the 2018 Scottish Comedy Festival line-up below, or visit www.scottishcomedyfestiv
Scottish Comedy Festival @ Beehive Inn, Grassmarket
August 2-27, 11am-11:59pm
2018 Scottish Comedy Festival:
11:00 Obie: Memory Man
11:30 Rosco Mcclelland & David Callan: Hair of the Dog
12:30 Richard Pulsford: Uns-pun
12:45 Edinburgh Revue’s Stand-up Show 2018
13:30 Liam Withnail & Christopher Macarthur-Boyd: Cool jokes & Hot Takes
14:00 Daniel Downie: 2 O’Clock Gun
14:00 Rod Hunter: On The Ball!
14:45 Raymond Mearns & Gary Little: Still Got It
15:15 Bob Graham: It’s easy to be Cynical
16:00 Freestyle Comedy: Improvised Stand-Up
16:30 Jay Lafferty & Kier McAllister: Club Sets
17:15 Ross Leslie: Asking for a Friend
17:45 Rick Molland & Sully O’Sullivan: A New Political Comedy Show
18:30 Gary Little: Big Mouth
19:00 Raymond Mearns: Is in the House
19:55 Gus Lymburn: The idiot
20:15 Eddy Brimson: Fidgety Tits
21:00 Scotland’s Pick of the Fringe
21:30 Bruce Fummey: ‘Aaave You Been Involved in a Comedy Show
22:15 Scot Roast
22:45 Declan McGuigan & Iain Daniels: Malakas
23:30 Martin Bearne: Bearne the Midnight Oil
23:59 Last Orders: Pick of the Fringe Late Night
For individual show dates and ticket prices, visit: www.scottishcomedyfesti