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 2012

Zombie Prom. Copyright: Roughcut Television.

Zombie Prom

  • Satire / music
  • 6 - 9
  • 20-26 Aug 2012

Zombie Prom is a musical. Set in a strict American high school in the 1950s, the show focuses on two...   Full listing

Horse & Louis: The Curse of.... Image shows from L to R: Nick Phillips, Louis Fonseca. Copyright: BBC.

Horse & Louis: The Curse of...

  • Sketch show / music
  • 8 - 9.50
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

Musical Comedy Awards and One-to-Watch finalists Horse & Louis have been struck by a terrible curse. To break it, they...   Full listing

Slapdash Galaxy. Jeff Achtem.

Slapdash Galaxy

  • Variety
  • 6 - 9.50
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2012

Using bits of rubbish and household objects, puppeteer Jeff Achtem creates a shadow puppet universe from junk. Tear open your...   Full listing

Me Pregnant!.

Me Pregnant!

  • 8.50 - 9.50
  • 2-26 Aug 2012

There is a monster in the forest! And by monster I mean person and by forest I mean Fringe Festival!...   Full listing

The One Hour Plays.

The One Hour Plays

  • Improv
  • 8 - 9.50
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

The UK's premier gypsy comedy theatre company proudly present: The One Hour Plays! With help from the audience, our ten-minute...   Full listing

Jessie Cave: Bookworm. Jessie Cave.

Jessie Cave: Bookworm

  • Storytelling
  • 9 - 10
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2012

Welcome to Book Club. High levels of effort have gone into making this the best Book Club session in the...   Full listing

Chapel Street. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Chapel Street

  • 10 - 11
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

Chapel Street arrives in Edinburgh and its inhabitants, Joe and Kirsty, are out on the night of their lives. Crackling...   Full listing

The Man Who.

The Man Who

  • 8.50
  • 2-6 Aug 2012

Life's tough when your best friend is the Man Who Invented the Wheel. BBC award-winning writer Seamus Collins is back...   Full listing

Through The Looking Screen. Clare Presland.

Through The Looking Screen

  • Music
  • 10 - 11
  • 2-7, 9-14, 16-21 & 23-26 Aug 2012

Meet Annabel, a 27-year-old obsessed with her colleague, Sebastian. Annabel is convinced that the only way for her to be...   Full listing

Punch. Image shows from L to R: Kirsty Mann, Matthew Floyd Jones. Copyright: BBC.

Punch

  • 10 - 11
  • 2-8, 10-15 & 17-26 Aug 2012

A controversial comedian, a social worker, an injured baby... Punch is a very dark comedy about comedy. Echoes of Russell...   Full listing

The Oxford Revue: Prattle Royale.

The Oxford Revue: Prattle Royale

  • Sketch show
  • 9 - 10
  • 2-14 & 16-26 Aug 2012

The world-famous, critically acclaimed Revue returns, providing a cheaper, considerably slower alternative to the 2012 Olympics. 'Brilliantly executed' **** (ThreeWeeks)....   Full listing

Leads & Stern. Image shows from L to R: Juliette Stern, Gemma Leader.

Leads & Stern

  • Sketch show
  • 9 - 10
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

Two girls once decided they might like each other enough to be a double act. Were they right? Join Leads...   Full listing

Glory Dazed. Copyright: Open Mike Productions.

Glory Dazed

  • 10 - 11
  • 2-14 & 16-26 Aug 2012

'I've seen people whose whole lives are about tryin' to put food in their gobs and tryin' not to get...   Full listing

The Great Puppet Horn. Copyright: BBC.

The Great Puppet Horn

  • Satire
  • 8 - 9
  • 2-14 & 16-26 Aug 2012

This is cardboard stuck to a stick at its best! Cutting comedy from Britain's leading satirical shadow-puppet duo. In a...   Full listing

The Pride. Copyright: BBC.

The Pride

  • 10 - 12.50
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2012

Presented by Perth Theatre Company and Side Pony productions. The Pride takes a long hard look at lions. Bruce is...   Full listing

Mark Nelson - Under the Radar. Mark Nelson.

Mark Nelson - Under the Radar

  • Stand-up
  • 10 - 11
  • 2-14 & 16-26 Aug 2012

Uncompromisingly funny, hilariously hard-hitting new show from Scotland's acclaimed rising comedy star and 2011's Daily Telegraph Critics' Choice. Sold out...   Full listing

Sound & Fury's Doc Faustus. Image shows from L to R: Richard Maritzer, Patrick Hercamp, Ryan Adam Wells.

Sound & Fury's Doc Faustus

  • Satire / storytelling
  • 9 - 10
  • 2-14 & 16-26 Aug 2012

The three-time People's Choice (Adelaide Fringe) award-winning LA-based Vaudeville trio brought hits Cyranose (2008) and Sherlock (2009), which assured their...   Full listing

Jonny & the Baptists. Image shows from L to R: Amy Butterworth, Jonny Donahoe, Paddy Gervers.

Jonny & the Baptists

  • Music
  • 9 - 10
  • 2-14 & 16-26 Aug 2012

The world's first ever comedy blues band bring their acclaimed mix of surreal, satirical and occasionally sexy songs to Edinburgh....   Full listing

Sexytime!. Image shows from L to R: Tessa Waters, Kai Smythe.

Sexytime!

  • 9 - 10
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

A very physical comedy exploring what it really means to be sexy. Man and Woman 'will have the audience in...   Full listing

Truth. Vachel Spirason.

Truth

  • 10 - 11
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

From the multi award-winning creators of Angus, Ecstatic comes this odd collection of dancing characters all bound together by a...   Full listing

Tenderpits.

Tenderpits

  • Multimedia
  • 9.50 - 10.50
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2012

A young wizard journeys from the wilderness of Canada to NYC on the back of a mystical moose. He buys...   Full listing

Marcel Lucont: Gallic Symbol. Alexis Dubus.

Marcel Lucont: Gallic Symbol

  • Stand-up
  • 9.50 - 10.50
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2012

Top 25 Best Rated Comedy Shows, Fringe 2011. Witty, acerbic, magniloquent Frenchman seeks willing, intelligent audience for one hour only...   Full listing

Best of Scottish Comedian of the Year.

Best of Scottish Comedian of the Year

  • 9.50 - 11.50
  • 2-26 Aug 2012

Multi award-winning Scottish comedy. A selection of Scotland's best. 'Hilarious' Alan Anderson (Chortle.co.uk) introduces previous SCOTY? winners and finalists. 'Genuinely...   Full listing

Guilt & Shame: Up All Night. Image shows from L to R: Robert Cawsey, Gabriel Bisset-Smith. Copyright: BBC.

Guilt & Shame: Up All Night

  • Sketch show
  • 8 - 9.50
  • 2-12, 14-19 & 21-26 Aug 2012

Depraved comedy duo for every bad decision you've ever made. With an onstage DJ, dance numbers and saucy surprises Guilt...   Full listing

Spank!.

Spank!

  • Stand-up
  • 13.50 - 15.50
  • 3-26 Aug 2012

Spank! You love it! Back again with sexy hosts, awesome comedians, controlled anarchy and booze. James and Leon bring their...   Full listing