Venue 32: Cowgatehead

Shows at this venue in 2014

Delicious and Dateless. Nicole Harvey. Copyright: BBC.

Delicious and Dateless

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 1-14 Aug 2014

Debut one-woman show. A 45 minute comedy performance that fuses personal story, social commentary, and stand-up. Excruciating honesty in a...   Full listing

Peter McCole: Reboot. Peter McCole.

Peter McCole: Reboot

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 1-25 Aug 2014

Are You Okay? I am GREAT! Aren't I? Find the trials and tribulations as a Stand Up Comic from Liverpool,...   Full listing

Four On Demand. Copyright: Open Mike Productions / BBC.

Four On Demand

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 1-17 & 19-25 Aug 2014

Lush laughs at lunch. Award-winning stand-up on unicycles, rabbit's feet, bearded cross-dressing and rioting when Welsh. Featuring Becky Brunning (Funny...   Full listing

A Robot Presents Comedy - Free. Copyright: BBC.

A Robot Presents Comedy - Free

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 3-14 & 16-24 Aug 2014

The future. The mechanised labour force is disenfranchised. Enter A Robot, determined to teach the grimacing machines how to laugh....   Full listing

We The Chemicals. Jay Cowle. Copyright: BWNG.

We The Chemicals

  • Stand-up / storytelling
  • Free
  • 1-8 Aug 2014

Spaced-out Jay Cowle delivers a deceptively sprawling show about being part of the universe. It's also about beer, cats, and...   Full listing

Oh Boy! The Quantum Leap Show.

Oh Boy! The Quantum Leap Show

  • Improv
  • Free
  • 1-3, 5-10, 12-17 & 19-24 Aug 2014

Theorising that new episodes are possible within their own lifetime, the Maydays step into the Quantum Leap accelerator ... and...   Full listing

Tina T'urner Tea Lady. Tracey Collins.

Tina T'urner Tea Lady

  • Variety
  • Free
  • 1-3, 5-10, 12-17 & 19-24 Aug 2014

Best Newcomer winner of the prestigious London Cabaret Awards 2014, New Act of the Year and Musical Comedy Awards finalist...   Full listing

Six Steps to Joy. Copyright: Mirrorball Films.

Six Steps to Joy

  • Sketch show
  • Free
  • 1-17 & 19-25 Aug 2014

Life is hard. A grind. A rat race. And the rats are tired. Uninspired. Heck, they're not even competitive anymore....   Full listing

Almost Sean Brightman. Sean Brightman. Copyright: Big Talk Productions.

Almost Sean Brightman

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 1-25 Aug 2014

Almost. A hotly-tipped debut show from yet another comedian. You'll find out if he can get over himself enough to...   Full listing

Dead Ghost Star. Copyright: Open Mike Productions.

Dead Ghost Star

  • Free
  • 1-10 & 12-23 Aug 2014

Space, black holes, the Universe. Humanity. Really deep stuff completely nailed in an hour. Join Cheekykita (****, Edfringe.com) and Mr...   Full listing

The Kat and Jon Appeal. Image shows from L to R: Kathryn Bond, Jon Pointing. Copyright: BBC.

The Kat and Jon Appeal

  • Free
  • 1-10 & 12-25 Aug 2014

Kat (face of a scullery maid), Jon (90s jawline), share an hour. Described as funny a combined total of nine...   Full listing

Anil Desai: Not Indian Enough. Anil Desai. Copyright: BBC.

Anil Desai: Not Indian Enough

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 1-3, 5-10, 12-17 & 19-24 Aug 2014

Somebody once said he wasn't... it's time for him to say something back! A stand up comedy show about identity,...   Full listing

Overlooked. Lizzy Mace. Copyright: Nightjack.

Overlooked

  • Sketch show
  • Free
  • 1-4, 6-11, 13-18 & 20-25 Aug 2014

Have you ever felt undervalued? Ignored? Overlooked? Award-winning comedy writer/performer Lizzy Mace presents a series of oddball characters - from...   Full listing

Quiz Pump. Copyright: BBC Films.

Quiz Pump

  • Multimedia
  • Free
  • 18-24 Aug 2014

Have you ever wondered where old quiz programmes go to die? QUIZ PUMP! Do you long for a quiz in...   Full listing

We Love Comedy. Copyright: Starstruck Media.

We Love Comedy

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 1-25 Aug 2014

We Love Comedy is back at the Fringe for a full run. We believe in bringing brilliant comedy to brilliant...   Full listing

AKA MissD. Daphna Baram. Copyright: BBC.

AKA MissD

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 1-16 Aug 2014

Enjoy your first heart attack, dress for a suicide bombing, respond when your date wants to clean your house in...   Full listing

The Man. Copyright: The Comedy Unit.

The Man

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 1-25 Aug 2014

Terrifying but hilarious, The Man is a symptom of our time. A non-consensual orgy of ideas pulped like sausage meat...   Full listing

Rob Mailoux: Drunkorexia. Rob Mailoux. Copyright: BBC.

Rob Mailoux: Drunkorexia

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 1-25 Aug 2014

Born with the immediate rejection of adoption, Rob is armed with an ability to find humour in the darkest human...   Full listing

Born in the 90s. Copyright: Burning Bright Productions.

Born in the 90s

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 31 Jul; 1-26 Aug 2014

Three young, up-and-coming comedians talk about how being born in the 90s has impacted their lives. Expect tales of drugs,...   Full listing

Swedish Oddballs.

Swedish Oddballs

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 19-23 Aug 2014

Swedish stand-up comedian Tomas takes you on a trip through the lives and opinions of his northern outputs of the...   Full listing

The Mangina Funalogs. Leo Kearse.

The Mangina Funalogs

  • Stand-up / improv
  • Free
  • 1-3, 5-10, 12-17, 19-24 & 26-28 Aug 2014

It's hard being a man today. Under your cheap suit you're still a caveman, but society doesn't value your ability...   Full listing

Zapp and Dembina.

Zapp and Dembina

  • Cabaret / stand-up
  • Free
  • 1-4, 6-11, 13-18 & 20-25 Aug 2014

Comic supremo Ivor Dembina, **** (Guardian), presents a different nightly mixture of fringe festival comedy acts - all in the...   Full listing

Inspired By Mediocrity. Daniel Burt.

Inspired By Mediocrity

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 5-9 & 12-17 Aug 2014

Australian and former writing intern for David Letterman explores the mediocrity of perfection. 'Seems to have known his calling practically...   Full listing

Carter and Ollerton: Won't Go Quietly. Copyright: Impact Quadrant-Quadrant Films.

Carter and Ollerton: Won't Go Quietly

  • Stand-up / sketch show
  • Free
  • 1-10, 12-18 & 20-25 Aug 2014

Bursting onto this year's Fringe completely uninvited with a potent blend of mutual musings, surreal sketches and extraordinary stories, this...   Full listing

Laughdance: The Experiment. Copyright: Talkback.

Laughdance: The Experiment

  • Free
  • 11-24 Aug 2014

Three stand-up comedians, one dance crew; one ground-breaking new comedy experiment. LaughDance is a ludicrous combination of stand-up comedy and...   Full listing