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 2016

Mimes in Time.

Mimes in Time

  • Play
  • 9 - 10
  • 4-28 Aug 2016

In the future, mimes are no longer physical theatre practitioners and have become the sole operators of the world's time...   Full listing

My World Has Exploded A Little Bit.

My World Has Exploded A Little Bit

  • 9.50 - 10.50
  • 4-16 & 18-28 Aug 2016

A logical, philosophical guide to managing mortality. Bella and her hapless, piano-playing assistant present a darkly comical guide to bereavement....   Full listing

The Durham Revue: Gigglebox.

The Durham Revue: Gigglebox

  • Sketch show
  • 9.50 - 10.50
  • 4-15 & 17-28 Aug 2016

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

Pond Wife.

Pond Wife

  • 9 - 10
  • 4-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

Inspired by the Hans Christian Anderson story, The Little Mermaid, and the pop divas of the 90s and 00s, Pond...   Full listing

Yokai.

Yokai

  • 10 - 11
  • 4-15 & 17-28 Aug 2016

In a desolate space, probably in the middle of nowhere, stands a group of curious looking people. With miniature trees...   Full listing

Made Up.

Made Up

  • 9.50 - 10.50
  • 4-16 & 18-28 Aug 2016

Blending spoken word, comedy and physical theatre, Made Up tells the explosive tale of a night out in Dublin. Diving...   Full listing

Best Boy.

Best Boy

  • Sketch show
  • 8.50 - 10.50
  • 4-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

Double act Best Boy present an hour of sketch comedy. Material heard on BBC Radio 4. 'Inspirational flair... a pleasingly...   Full listing

The Hours Before We Wake.

The Hours Before We Wake

  • 9.50 - 10.50
  • 5-15 & 17-28 Aug 2016

A lo-fi, sci-fi black comedy set in 2091. Technology allows us to control our dreams and upload them to DreamShare....   Full listing

Be Prepared.

Be Prepared

  • 10 - 11
  • 4-14 & 16-29 Aug 2016

'Imagine seeing all the stuff that you've done played out in your head in glorious technicolour... and then opening your...   Full listing

Laughing Stock.

Laughing Stock

  • Sketch show
  • 9.50 - 10.50
  • 4-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

Irreverent. Irrelevant. Elephant. Last year, Laughing Stock were a brand new sketch comedy foursome. Now, they're back to improve upon...   Full listing

2 Become 1.

2 Become 1

  • 9 - 10
  • 4-16 & 18-28 Aug 2016

Comedy pop musical following four 90s girls embarking on a wild night of speed dating, meeting Mr Wrongs and Mr...   Full listing

Dolly Wants to Die.

Dolly Wants to Die

  • Play
  • 10 - 11
  • 4-16 & 18-28 Aug 2016

Meet Dolly: a potty-mouth, chain-smoking toy doll. She can sing, dance, throw a tea party like a bitch - literally,...   Full listing

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop.

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

  • Clown
  • 10 - 11
  • 4-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

Fresh from sold out shows in New York and LA, this hilarious pair of spandex-wearing wonder clowns take you on...   Full listing

Bricking It.

Bricking It

  • Play
  • 10 - 50
  • 4-15 & 17-28 Aug 2016

Meet Pat, a 73-year-old Irish builder. Meet his daughter, Joanna, a 29-year-old writer/performer. They've swapped jobs and made a show...   Full listing

Lunch. Luke Courtier.

Lunch

  • Music
  • 9.50 - 10.50
  • 4-28 Aug 2016

Luke Courtier presents Lunch, a high-octane series of musical comedy vignettes asking that vital question: well what is it that...   Full listing

The Eulogy. Michael Burgos.

The Eulogy

  • 9.50 - 10.50
  • 4-28 Aug 2016

Winner: Best Comedy, 2016 Adelaide Fringe. Winner: Quirky Award, IndyFringe 2015. 'A comic gem' (Washington Post). 'Hilarious and deftly written'...   Full listing

Villain.

Villain

  • 10 - 11
  • 4-15 & 17-28 Aug 2016

Tired of her highly paid sales job, Rachel makes a move into social work only to find herself involved in...   Full listing

Rhys Nicholson - Bona Fide. Rhys Nicholson.

Rhys Nicholson - Bona Fide

  • Stand-up
  • 10.50 - 12
  • 4-28 Aug 2016

You're reading the blurb? Congratulations. Now when someone asks if you read much, you can say yes. Rhys is really...   Full listing

Foil, Arms and Hog: DoomDah.

Foil, Arms and Hog: DoomDah

  • Sketch show / stand-up
  • 11.50 - 13
  • 4-28 Aug 2016

Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, you racist. Ireland's top comedy trio. Sold...   Full listing

Rhymes with Orange.

Rhymes with Orange

  • 10 - 11
  • 4-10 Aug 2016

You've seen some comedy. You've seen some theatre. It's time for something different. Prepare to have your preconceptions of poetry...   Full listing

Best of Scottish Comedian of the Year.

Best of Scottish Comedian of the Year

  • Stand-up
  • 10.50 - 13.50
  • 4-9, 11-14, 18-21 & 25-28 Aug 2016

**** (Scotsman). ***** (BroadwayBaby.com). Ten sell-out years. Biggest selling showcase of multi award-winning Scottish comedy talent at the Fringe. Featuring...   Full listing

Predrinks | After-Party.

Predrinks | After-Party

  • Play
  • 9 - 10
  • 4-16 & 18-28 Aug 2016

Following critically acclaimed Get Your Shit Together Deadpan theatre are back with new shows Predrinks and Afterparty. Join some flatmates...   Full listing

Spank!.

Spank!

  • 13.50 - 15.50
  • 5-28 Aug 2016

Spank! returns for an incredible 13th year with sexy hosts, awesome comedians and the inevitable gratuitous nudity. With the most...   Full listing