Venue 61: Underbelly, Cowgate

Shows at this venue in 2014

Low Tide in Glass Bay.

Low Tide in Glass Bay

  • Play
  • 8 - 10
  • 31 Jul; 1-24 Aug 2014

Karen and Bronnie drink, joke and shortcut their way through life where their greatest crises are unresolved takeaways and low...   Full listing

Jana and Heidi. Image shows from L to R: Jana Kennedy, Heidi Stransky. Copyright: Fujisankei Productions / Wild Rover.

Jana and Heidi

  • Stand-up
  • 7.50 - 8.50
  • 1-5, 7-10, 12-17 & 19-23 Aug 2014

Jana and Heidi have had a 32 year long relationship. There have been highs, lows, infrequent phone calls, frequent cuttings...   Full listing

Winky.

Winky

  • Play
  • 6 - 10
  • 31 Jul; 1-12 & 14-24 Aug 2014

'Someone is crapping in your oatmeal. If you're losing, someone is doing it to you.' Neil Yaniky, a born loser,...   Full listing

Human Child.

Human Child

  • 8 - 9
  • 31 Jul; 1-10 & 12-24 Aug 2014

Inspired by changeling myths and the poetry of WB Yeats, Human Child is a blazing fantasy adventure story that mixes...   Full listing

Pondling.

Pondling

  • Play
  • 8 - 10
  • 31 Jul; 1-10 & 12-24 Aug 2014

Creepy, award-winning and hilarious... A story of love, beauty, chicken-chasing, daisy chains, cat-killing, French singing, dress-wearing, en suite bathrooms and...   Full listing

The Durham Revue: Shenanigans.

The Durham Revue: Shenanigans

  • Sketch show
  • 8 - 10
  • 31 Jul; 1-12 & 14-24 Aug 2014

Come and see the renowned Durham Revue perform their own brand of 'masterful' (ThreeWeeks) sketch comedy, showcasing 60 minutes of...   Full listing

Signal Failure. Copyright: The Rubber Chicken.

Signal Failure

  • Play
  • 8 - 10
  • 31 Jul; 1-12 & 14-24 Aug 2014

A girl and (kind-of) stalker guy journey through life, love and London's transport system, until a newspaper column brings them...   Full listing

Let's Talk About Sketch Baby. Image shows from L to R: George Kemp, Ali James, John Oakes. Copyright: BBC.

Let's Talk About Sketch Baby

  • Sketch show
  • 7.50 - 9.50
  • 31 Jul; 1-12 & 14-24 Aug 2014

Giraffe are back. And this time it's personable. Having enjoyed success in 2013 at the Underbelly Cowgate, the trio return...   Full listing

The Oxford Revue: Happy Accidents. Copyright: Shiver Productions.

The Oxford Revue: Happy Accidents

  • Sketch show
  • 8 - 10
  • 31 Jul; 1-11 & 13-24 Aug 2014

The critically-acclaimed Oxford Revue returns to the Fringe for its 50th year, bringing an hour of hilarious sketch comedy written...   Full listing

Pomme is French for Apple. Image shows from L to R: Liza Paul, Bahia Watson.

Pomme is French for Apple

  • Play
  • 8 - 10
  • 31 Jul; 1-12 & 14-24 Aug 2014

Pum (n): West Indian for a woman's private parts. Pomme (sounds like...) features a dizzying cast of characters from diverse...   Full listing

ZazU. Image shows from L to R: Nick Read, Maddie Rice, Tom Machell, Harrie Hayes.

ZazU

  • Sketch show
  • 8 - 10
  • 31 Jul; 1-12 & 14-24 Aug 2014

zazU: the parallel universe sketch show. Created in 1857 by Tim zazU, it's a whole world with a tiny village...   Full listing

The Grandees: BaBoom!. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

The Grandees: BaBoom!

  • Sketch show
  • 9 - 10
  • 31 Jul; 1-11 & 13-24 Aug 2014

The Grandees present the latest instalment of their totally stupid and completely hilarious sketch comedy. In this highly original heady...   Full listing

Nougat for Kings. Copyright: BBC.

Nougat for Kings

  • Play
  • 8 - 10
  • 31 Jul; 1-11 & 13-24 Aug 2014

'Lotta people didn't know who I was for a long time, but now, no cat will ever forget my name'....   Full listing

Hiraeth. Copyright: Phil McIntyre Entertainment.

Hiraeth

  • Play
  • 9 - 11
  • 31 Jul; 1-12 & 14-24 Aug 2014

In the summer of 1989, a farmer's wife gives birth to a baby girl named Buddug James Jones. In this...   Full listing

Will Adamsdale: Borders. Will Adamsdale. Copyright: TalkbackThames.

Will Adamsdale: Borders

  • Stand-up
  • 11.50 - 12.50
  • 31 Jul; 1-10 & 12-24 Aug 2014

This show's about borders. Borders over land, across time, down the side of the piece of paper I'm writing this...   Full listing

Lead Pencil: In Full HB. Image shows from L to R: Louise Beresford, Dave Bibby, Maddie Rice.

Lead Pencil: In Full HB

  • Sketch show / music
  • 8 - 10
  • 31 Jul; 1-10 & 12-24 Aug 2014

A sketch show that is literally sketched. Lead Pencil is a comedy troupe raised on Art Attack and re-runs of...   Full listing

John Robertson: The Dark Room. John Robertson.

John Robertson: The Dark Room

  • Stand-up
  • 6 - 10.50
  • 31 Jul; 1-10 & 12-24 Aug 2014

Third fabulous year! World's only live-action adventure game. Fighting fantasy, but no fantasy, just fighting. 'Ridiculous, illogical, weirdly addictive' (Guardian)....   Full listing

Kraken. Trygve Wakenshaw. Copyright: Kudos Productions.

Kraken

  • Cabaret
  • 10 - 12
  • 31 Jul; 1-10 & 12-24 Aug 2014

From award-winning Gaulier-trained clown and creator of smash hit Squidboy (Sold Out and nominated for a Total Theatre Award 2013)...   Full listing

Neil Hamburger. Gregg Turkington. Copyright: BBC.

Neil Hamburger

  • 9 - 12
  • 13-24 Aug 2014

There's no one quite like Neil Hamburger. And that's probably for the best. Neil's subversive, brilliant one-of-a-kind comedy has delighted,...   Full listing

Tedfest. Copyright: Thames Television.

Tedfest

  • Improv
  • 9.50 - 10.50
  • 31 Jul; 1-10 & 12-24 Aug 2014

The cult Irish festival makes its Fringe debut. Ted's Got Talent, top stand-ups battling for the Toilet Duck Award and,...   Full listing

Natasia Demetriou: You'll Never Have All of Me. Natasia Demetriou.

Natasia Demetriou: You'll Never Have All of Me

  • 7 - 10.50
  • 31 Jul; 1-10 & 12-24 Aug 2014

Hey guys, its just some character comedy at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014. #charactercomedyattheedinburghfestivalfringe2014 #itsmyfirstshow #sosueme 'Everyones new obsession... Genius'...   Full listing

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

Guilt & Shame: Going Straight

  • Sketch show
  • 9 - 10
  • 31 Jul; 1-12 & 14-24 Aug 2014

Depraved comedy duo for every bad decision you've ever made. After five star sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Festival, Soho...   Full listing

Foil, Arms and Hog: Loch'd. Image shows from L to R: Sean Flanagan, Conor McKenna, Sean Finegan. Copyright: Citrus Television.

Foil, Arms and Hog: Loch'd

  • Sketch show
  • 9 - 11
  • 31 Jul; 1-24 Aug 2014

Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato. You racist. Ireland's top comedy trio have sold out the Edinburgh Fringe...   Full listing

WOMANz. Tessa Waters. Copyright: Comedy Central.

WOMANz

  • Variety
  • 8 - 10
  • 31 Jul; 1-11 & 13-24 Aug 2014

A feisty physical comedy by the formidable Tessa Waters (Top 10 Next Big Things in Comedy, Sydney Morning Herald). Come...   Full listing

Le Flop. Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

Le Flop

  • 8.50 - 10.50
  • 31 Jul; 1-10 & 12-24 Aug 2014

Five international fools with silliness fizzing in their stomachs are here to give you a night you won't forget -...   Full listing

Best of Scottish Comedian of the Year. Copyright: BBC.

Best of Scottish Comedian of the Year

  • Stand-up
  • 10.50 - 11.50
  • 31 Jul; 1-5, 7-11, 14-18 & 21-25 Aug 2014

**** (Scotsman) ***** (BroadwayBaby.com). Biggest selling showcase of multi award-winning Scottish comedy talent at the Edinburgh Fringe. Featuring previous SCOTY...   Full listing

Spank!. Copyright: Goodnight Vienna Productions.

Spank!

  • Stand-up / cabaret
  • 12.50 - 15.50
  • 1-24 Aug 2014

Spank! returns for an incredible 11th year with sexy hosts, awesome comedians and the inevitable gratuitous nudity. With the most...   Full listing