Venue 61: Underbelly, Cowgate

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Underbelly Cowgate is home to some of the best talent and the best bars you can find at the Fringe. Complete with a Cow Cafe (serving up coffee, snacks and free late-night entertainment), three licensed bars and seven vivacious venues, open till 4am.

Shows at this venue in 2010

Struts and Frets. Copyright: Thames Television.

Struts and Frets

  • Play
  • 6 - 9.50
  • 5-16 & 18-29 Aug 2010

Keith's failing - as actor, lover, and liver. Middle-aged, middle-of-the-road and middle-talented, he's finally cast in his dream play. In...   Full listing

Rule Of Three: The Sketch-Com. Copyright: BBC.

Rule Of Three: The Sketch-Com

  • Sketch show / play
  • 6 - 10
  • 4, 6-17 & 19-29 Aug 2010

Sketch + Sitcom = Sketch-Com. This brand new type of show from 'Fast-paced, fun' (Time Out) comedy trio, Rule of...   Full listing

The Fitzrovia Radio Hour. Copyright: London Weekend Television.

The Fitzrovia Radio Hour

  • Musical / sketch show
  • 6 - 11
  • 5-17 & 19-29 Aug 2010

Classic radio yarns, brilliantly evoking a dinner-jacketed age of casual imperialism and stiff upper lips. Gasp at 'The Man Who...   Full listing

La Petite Mort - The Orgasm. Copyright: Granada Television.

La Petite Mort - The Orgasm

  • Variety / musical
  • 6 - 10.50
  • 5-15 & 17-29 Aug 2010

'La Petite Mort' is a raunchy cabaret romp through sex and sexuality. 'A truly original, delightful, accomplished show' (Scotsman); Adelaide...   Full listing

Kai Humphries: Evolution. Kai Humphries. Copyright: London Weekend Television.

Kai Humphries: Evolution

  • Stand-up
  • 6 - 10.50
  • 5-15 & 17-29 Aug 2010

High-octane show of supremely funny, infectiously surreal and delightfully optimistic material from 2009's 'So You Think You're Funny?' finalist. Don't...   Full listing

Comedy Bitch: Them Is Us. Copyright: BBC.

Comedy Bitch: Them Is Us

  • Sketch show
  • 9 - 10.50
  • 5-15 & 17-29 Aug 2010

Comedy Bitch return, following their smash hit 2009 sell-out run. Witness for yourselves the joy and wonder of their new...   Full listing

Mark Nelson: Offending The Senses.

Mark Nelson: Offending The Senses

  • Stand-up
  • 6 - 10.50
  • 5-15 & 17-29 Aug 2010

Pure and hilariously unadulterated, powerhouse stand-up from winner 2006's 'Scottish comedian of the year' solo fringe debut. 'Nelson possesses a...   Full listing

Paul Foot: Ash In The Attic. Paul Foot.

Paul Foot: Ash In The Attic

  • Stand-up
  • 6 - 10.50
  • 5-15 & 17-29 Aug 2010

Paul sweeps the loft conversion of his mind for comedy lampshades, bronze slapstick geese and Persian golf balls. Directed by...   Full listing

Dommett And Lampaert. Image shows from L to R: Joel Dommett, Eric Lampaert. Copyright: BBC.

Dommett And Lampaert

  • Stand-up
  • 6 - 10
  • 5-16 & 18-29 Aug 2010

Join stand-ups hottest rising stars, Joel Dommett ('Skins', E4) and Eric Lampaert (MTV) as they take you on a combined...   Full listing

The Grandees. Copyright: Thames Television.

The Grandees

  • Sketch show
  • 6 - 10.50
  • 5-16 & 18-29 Aug 2010

Calling all pricks. Yes you! Come see our sketch show. We've rounded up a bunch of freak-faced hoodlums to perform...   Full listing

Marcel Lucont: Encore. Alexis Dubus. Copyright: Yorkshire Television.

Marcel Lucont: Encore

  • Stand-up
  • 6 - 10
  • 5-17 & 19-29 Aug 2010

Winner: Buxton Fringe Award 2009 - 'best comedy'. Marcel returns to Edinburgh with his crisp, dry wit, wry observations and...   Full listing

Barry & Stuart: 98% Séance. Image shows from L to R: Barry Jones, Stuart MacLeod. Copyright: Avalon Television.

Barry & Stuart: 98% Séance

  • Magic
  • 6.50 - 12
  • 4-29 Aug 2010

Experience a mind-blowing séance hosted by 'genuinely remarkable' (Sunday Telegraph) Scottish Bafta-nominated magicians (as seen on Channel 4's 3D Magic...   Full listing

Storm Large - Crazy Enough. Copyright: London Weekend Television.

Storm Large - Crazy Enough

  • Musical
  • 6 - 12.50
  • 5-15, 17-23 & 25-29 Aug 2010

Lounge core cabaret show from US cult Amazonian heroine. After shooting to national infamy on CBS's talent show 'Rockstar Supernova';...   Full listing

Drags Aloud At The Movies. Copyright: Pola Jones.

Drags Aloud At The Movies

  • Variety / musical
  • 6 - 12
  • 5-29 Aug 2010

More lip-synching than a Britney concert. More blue eyeshadow than 'Avatar'. Drags Aloud are back with another blockbuster funny send-up...   Full listing

Beta Males' Picnic: The Bunker. Copyright: Phil McIntyre Entertainment.

Beta Males' Picnic: The Bunker

  • Sketch show / storytelling
  • 6 - 10.50
  • 5-16 & 18-29 Aug 2010

Returning to Edinburgh, The Beta Males' Picnic present an entirely post-apocalyptic sketch show. Venture into the bowels of the Underbelly...   Full listing

Guest Who?. Copyright: Thames Television.

Guest Who?

  • Improv / musical
  • 6 - 10.50
  • 5-16 & 18-29 Aug 2010

Take a handful of award-winning improv comedians, one special guest star, a sensational musician, and boom! You've got 'Guest Who?'...   Full listing

Sound and Fury's Private Dick. Copyright: BBC.

Sound and Fury's Private Dick

  • Musical / play
  • 6 - 10.50
  • 5-17 & 19-29 Aug 2010

It's a film noir parody in the signature style of previous hits 'Cyranose' and 'Sherlock Holmes and the Saline Solution':...   Full listing

The Midnight Matinee.

The Midnight Matinee

  • Variety
  • 10.50
  • 21 Aug 2010

Midnight strikes, coaches turn into pumpkins and hilarious events commence at the 'Midnight Matinees'. This is a comedy event that...   Full listing

The Late Show. Copyright: BBC.

The Late Show

  • Stand-up
  • 9 - 14
  • 6-8, 12-15, 19-22 & 26-29 Aug 2010

In its ninth year; the best late stand-up in an intimate wee venue. Top comedy bills that you won't miss...   Full listing