Solid Stand-Up

Solid Stand-Up

Social commentary and unique observations abound in this playlist of traditional subject matter delivered in a variety of engaging styles.

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Solid Stand-Up
  • Gina Yashere - Laughing To America

    Born to Nigerian parents, raised in London, and now living in America - Gina considers herself both a cultural insider and outsider, and uses her unique angle (and assured authority) to dissect everything from kids, flying, addiction, health insurance and riots.

  • Stephen Grant - Taken For Granted

    With the assured confidence of a seasoned stand-up grand master, Stephen Grant leads his audience through a riotous cavalcade of comedy exasperated observations. Taken For Granted cuts to the hilarious heart of modern concerns such as ageing, class-warfare, and childhood obesity, and also feature...

  • Tiff Stevenson - Optimist

    Blazing a trail of acclaim at festivals around the world and through ultra-competitive ITV talent hunt 'Show Me The Funny', Tiff Stevenson targets your funny bone with the pinpoint accuracy of a seasoned veteran. With observations on modern life this smart, we don't have to be optimists to forese...

  • Ria Lina - Taboo Raider

    With an impeccably-polished sense of comic timing, Ria Lina takes aim at the cultural obsession for political correctness. Taboo Raider sees Lina bravely tackling a range of thorny subjects including Christian philosophy, Max Clifford, and the Paralympics. Follow: @EttieBoo

  • Lloyd Langford - Rascal

    A glimpse into the private musings of a man who takes pleasure everywhere he can find it - from the weather and terrorism, to what to do if you find a box of sex toys in your hotel room.

    One of our 'Fringe Picks by Turtle Canyon Comedy' - a playlist that showcases the gems of the Edinburgh ...

  • Mark Smith - Old Smudge

    Mark crams as many funny, stupid and potentially dangerous observations into the show as possible on topics as diverse as bowling, going bowling, and do you like bowling? Follow: @marksmithcomedy

    One of our 'Fringe Picks by Turtle Canyon Comedy' - a playlist that showcases the gems of the Ed...

  • Danielle Ward - Seventeen

    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

  • Ed Byrne - Different Class

    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.

  • Funmbi Omotayo

    Instantly likeable, Funmbi Omotayo's observational humour takes us through Hackney and his Nigerian roots in his wonderfully calm and charismatic style. His gently paced stories and anecdotes will won't fail to tickle and charm. Follow: @funmbi

    One of our 'Fringe Picks by Turtle Canyon Come...

  • Morgan Murphy - Irish Goodbye

    Hard-drinking, tough-talking, and more than a little world-weary, Morgan Murphy showcases her brutally cynical style in this riotous special. From the unique perspective of her half Catholic, half Jewish upbringing, Murphy pulls back the curtain on societal issues both burning and basic, from Pla...

  • Dai Henwood - Adapt or Dai

    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. ...

  • Bobby Mair

    Loud, angry and not for the easily offended this disturbingly exciting Canadian comic revels in his own despair whilst dishing out some painfully honest and intense world views.
    Follow: @BobbyMair

  • Richard Herring - Lord of the Dance Settee

    Richard is in a frivolous mood with this show about daftness, whether the term cool comedian is an oxymoron, bouncing joyously on the sofa and how Herring's whole career is a failed attempt to top a piece of visual slapstick comedy he came up with at 16. Follow Richard: @Herring1967

  • Ed Byrne - Crowd Pleaser

    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.

  • Tiernan Douieb - This Isn't For You

    The excessive volume of the internet, spiders, and ethereal Icelandic music all feature in Tiernan Douieb’s This Isn’t For You. Contrary to what the title suggests, if you enjoy laser-sharp observational comedy delivered with infectious charm – this IS for you. Follow: @TiernanDouieb

  • Alfie Brown

    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

  • Archie Maddocks - Shirts Vs Skins

    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

  • Stewart Francis - Pun Gent

    Canadian Stewart Francis is a master of the pun-demental art of the double entendre. Featuring more wordplay than a scrabble tournament and a faster delivery rate than a pizza boy with a jetpack, Pun Gent is an unrelenting, high-intensity workout for your laugh muscles.

  • Dai Henwood - Dai Another Day

    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

  • Tiernan Douieb - The World is Full of Idiots...

    ...Lets Live In Space.

    Tiernan reflects on astronaut Chris Hadfield's belief that the world is all one place and we're all one people living together on it...so why do we have to send people quite so far away to have that realisation...and just how feasible is it to fire a large portion of the...

  • Sean McLoughlin - Kamikaze (Extended)

    In this special extended edition, the ever angry Sean McLoughlin is given free reign to fully explore his darkly witty world views with self-reflection and fearless honesty. The result: a truly unique, intensely comedic journey that nobody will forget. Follow: @SeanMcLoughling

    One of our 'Fr...

  • Tom Ward - Sex, Snails and Cassette Tapes

    Always welcoming his audience to the party, Tom celebrates life for all its sexy little touches, spinning tales of his favourite unsung heroes including cheap kettles, friendly perverts and Tupperware. Follow: @tomwardvoice

    One of our 'Fringe Picks by Turtle Canyon Comedy' - a playlist that ...

  • Brendon Burns - Selfies in the Grand Canyon

    Lifelong professional idiot Brendon Burns takes on the Donald Trump, race, periods and the 'Great British sense of humour' in his uncompromising, indomitable manner.
    Follow: @brendonburns

  • Norman Lovett - Outside The Box

    It's said that you shouldn't meet your heroes, but it turns out as long as your hero is Norman Lovett, then it's all OK. Probably best known for his portrayal of Holly in Red Dwarf - Norman gives a masterful display of the laid back, surreal whimsy that's made him a cult figure on and off screens...