Alasdair Beckett-King: The Alasdair Beckett-King Mysteries
Whether it’s tackling communist health and safety posters, or his overtly biblical appearance, Alasdair’s inventive, whimsical debut opens a cabinet of curiosities on our impending extinction, emotional repression and vegan flimflam. Follow @MisterABK
Alexis moves away from his Marcel Lucont alter ego to give us this fresh and fascinating exploration of the science and ancestry of swearing. Ever questioned the BS surrounding the C-bomb, or have an unhealthy interest in the origins of the 'tummy-banana'? Then this charming comedy lecture is gua...
An unpredictable comic with a refreshing honesty and a natural stage presence. Constantly evolving his style, Alfie is a young comic with years of experience. His perceptive, playful and sometimes provocative observations will engage a broad audience. Follow: @ABrownComic
A surprisingly uplifting debut on medication, night sweats, stoned teenage philosophy and how putting on socks is life's most challenging and meaningless endeavour. Andrea Hubert points out the inherent difficulty in performing observational comedy from an altered perspective on the world. Follow...
Exploring political and personal disasters of recent years with absurd characters, mischievous improv and a healthy dose of bigot baiting, Dublin born Maxwell is one of those class stand-ups who’s stylistic simplicity only heightens their skilful aplomb. Follow: @andrewismaxwell
Surreal storytelling, oddball wordplay and perfect puns delivered with laid back charm, Andy Field’s concepts are as hilarious as they are strangely fathomable. One of life's natural born comedians, Andy’s set is fresh, fun
and consistently surprising. Follow:@AndyAndyField
Colin Hoult is the delightful luvvie Ms Anna Mann in a show designed to put down your black dog at last…or at least chuck him a bone. In this series of tightly-written sketches centred around a therapy group we meet a wound-up PE teacher, a German documentary filmmaker, and a hopeful yet hapless...
Titles can be deceiving, and it’s only fair to advise you that Archie Maddocks in fact keeps his top on throughout Shirts Vs Skins. Come for the confectionary-based puns, stay for a laser-sharp (and hilarious) exploration of racial, social, and musical identity. Follow: @ArchieMaddocks
With an unfeasibly large bag of (mostly reliable) props, and a energetic style that blends kooky irreverence with insightful observation, Aussie Bec Hill brings you a 60-minute greatest-hits set brimming with all her best stuff. Inventive, a little shambolic, and very funny. The joy is well and t...
A poignant and wonderful show from an archetypal outsider. With boyish energy and a beaming smile, the ever-engaging Brennan Reece is an unstoppable force. A beautifully woven story with family at the heart. Follow: @BrennanReece
Christopher Bliss is the novelist who writes two to three novels a day and is sure he’s the best writer in his village. Rob Carter masters the well meaning idiot in this endearing, cringe inducing character comedy based on a bad writer and his even worse books.
What's the correct amount of pubic hair? Can feminists enjoy twerking? Why is fruit suddenly bad for you? Let Danielle guide you through this difficult time as well her 90s upbringing with stand-up, songs and one explicit mime. Follow @captainward
Lovably cheeky New Zealander Dai Henwood thinks we’ve all been way too hard on ourselves. In this celebration of humanity in all it’s glory, Dai ponders on man’s big achievements - like electric toothbrushes, Egyptian cotton and er, forklifts trucks. Watch out, that grin is seriously contagious. ...
A constantly-bubbling bundle of energy, Dai Henwood turns his keen observational eye toward a hilarious cavalcade of subjects. Dai Another Day addresses the Olympics, the dangers of fast food, and the things that proud Kiwi Dai loves most about his homeland. Follow: @daihenwood
With an instantly likeable, confident stage presence this Chester comedian just keeps on delivering. Like the archetypal funny guy down your local, Danny’s laughable anecdotes will keeps you hanging on his every word.
Disgraced doctor or misunderstood monster? Well, he's probably a bit of both and has a voice so rich that even the most disturbing of anecdotes is soothingly medicinal. This is rather like a house call from Patch Adams's evil (and funnier) brother. The doctor will see you now...
At once whimsically surreal and worldly wise, Eleanor Morton delivers a refreshingly intelligent brand of comedy. With Lollipop, Morton lays bare her anxieties, fears, and vulnerability in brutally honest, and searingly funny, fashion.
Playwright, author, and humourist Dylan Brody brings his ferocious talent for storytelling to bear with this beautifully crafted autobiographical tale. With an abundance of wit and charm, Brody traces his development from comic book nerd to celebrated Hollywood writer. Follow: @DylanBrody
Stand-up institution Ed Byrne brings the full force of his talent to bear in this barnstorming show. 'Crowd Pleaser' finds Byrne navigating the treacherous landscape of family and TV celebrity, all the while trying to stay true to his nerdy side.
Ed's hilarious line in sharp observational commentary allows him to deconstruct the social stratum with surgical precision. Age-appropriate fashions, music, and time travel are among the issues that threaten to divide us - yet we shall be united in laughter by this class-act of a show.
A sharp look at gender, class and Catholicism from this dark humoured ex-stripper. Male Comedienne addresses Brady's self-image, being mistaken for a man, and her complicated relationship with womankind. Follow: @FernBrady
One of our 'Fringe Picks by Turtle Canyon Comedy' - a playlist that s...