21, Fri 22, Sat 23 & Sun 24 - Thurs 28, Fri 29 & Sat 30 @ 8pm
the best stand up & comedy at the 2011 Edinburgh Festival
21 July 8pm
STICK "Dry ingenious gags set him apart as one to
watch." - chortle.co.uk
HALL At Least You'll Get Some Good Material Out of This
"The most intelligent stand-up you've never heard of" (GQ).
22 July 8pm
CATIE WILKINS A
Chip Off The Odd Block
RICHARD HERRING What is
Love, Anyway? "Stimulating and exhilarating
Saturday 23 July 8pm
BBC New Comedy Award semi-finalist
ANTOPOLSKI (Triple Perrier Nominee, Dave Award Winner 2009, "Hilarious,
imaginative and wonderfully cheap." Independent) joins forces with TOM
CRAINE(Times Top Five 2010, "Wise, funny and lyrical" Observer
NAT LUURTSEMA (Chortle Newcomer Nominee 2008), "Disgustingly
Sunday 24 July 8pm
GODLIMAN The comedy wonder of Godliman has been in hot demand. Star of
Michael McIntyres Comedy Roadshow,
ZALTZMAN A deserved festival staple...Andy Zaltzman brings
mighty barrage of stand ups The List
28 July 8pm
"Naz is a hard gigging, high performance comedy machine." The Sun
Big laughs" The Guardian
29 July 8pm
Jimmy McGhie and Wittank
Jimmy returns to the
festival after two critically acclaimed years with more thoughtful, character-rich,
For anyone who's ever been in a conversation with someone
smarter and couldn't quite busk it.
Jimmy shares his wealth of experience in
a show about pretending to be cleverer than you are.
'See him now before you
have to queue round the 02' - The Scotsman 'Real soul and panache' - Chortle
Big characters, inventive sketches and fast-paced fun for those
who enjoy a riot but would rather sit in a theatre and laugh.
as ones to watch for the future, come and be charmed by three men who take silly
Hurry, this is important.
"A roundly successful slab
of high-octance/highbrow character comedy...a formidable sketch troupe" ****
'WitTank are going places' **** Metro "There are probably
more original and fresh ideas
in the first ten minutes of Wit Tank than many
sketch shows fit into an entire hour" **** Chortle
30 July 8pm
Kondabolu and Tom Allen
Hari is a comedian
and writer based in New York City. According to the Seattle Times, Hari is "a
young man reaching
for the hand-scalding torch of confrontational comics like
Lenny Bruce and Richard Pryor."
In the UK, he has appeared on BBC 3's
Russell Howard's Good News EXTRA
and will be making his Edinburgh Fringe Festival
debut this summer at Comedy Zone.
regular and star of BBC's Sony award winning Bleak Expectations.
of the funniest acts on the circuit GQ Magazine "Lively, charismatic...the
cream of the crop" Time Out