Venue 33: Pleasance Courtyard

Shows at this venue in 2017

Plan B For Utopia.

Plan B For Utopia

  • Play
  • 12
  • 21-27 Aug 2017

'You have a plan, and then you don't. You have a dream, and then you wake up. You fall in...   Full listing

Let Me Look At You.

Let Me Look At You

  • Play
  • 8 - 10
  • 2-13 & 15-28 Aug 2017

Winners of two Fringe First Awards. Stand-up meets solo theatre in this personal story from the gay 'movement'. In the...   Full listing

The Showstoppers' Kids Show.

The Showstoppers' Kids Show

  • Improv
  • 8.50 - 10
  • 3-20 Aug 2017

Fringe favourites and Olivier Award-winning improvisers, The Showstoppers, take your kids' ideas and transform them on the spot into interactive...   Full listing

Me And My Bee.

Me And My Bee

  • 7.50 - 10
  • 2-14 & 16-28 Aug 2017

Climate change is massive. Bees aren't. Our fuzzy little friends need our help and so we're launching a political party...   Full listing

Instant Sunshine.

Instant Sunshine

  • Music
  • 11 - 12
  • 5 & 7-12 Aug 2017

Instant Sunshine is a unique musical comedy team that has been entertaining audiences for years with their particular blend of...   Full listing

Girls.

Girls

  • Play
  • 11 - 12
  • 22-27 Aug 2017

Three girls. Best friends forever. All the big issues: love, sex and religion... But when they're kidnapped from home, their...   Full listing

Follow Suit.

Follow Suit

  • Play
  • 8.50 - 11
  • 2-8, 10-13, 16-20 & 22-28 Aug 2017

A madcap frenzy of physical comedy with political bite. In this absurd office, avoiding the skeletons in the stationery cupboard...   Full listing

Small Laces.

Small Laces

  • Music
  • 7.50 - 10
  • 2-13, 15-20 & 22-27 Aug 2017

There's a new band in town! Bringing you toe-tapping, hand-clapping, bottom-wiggling tunes full of feel-good factor. A mini pop concert...   Full listing

Confabulation. Eamonn Fleming.

Confabulation

  • Storytelling
  • 9 - 12
  • 2-8, 10-15, 17-22 & 24-28 Aug 2017

Every act of remembering is an act of storytelling. So, here's mine. It starts with a spotty teenager at a...   Full listing

The Duke. Hugh Hughes.

The Duke

  • Character
  • 5
  • 5-14, 16-21 & 23-27 Aug 2017

In 2016, I sit at my desk waiting for an email to tell me what final changes I need to...   Full listing

Victim.

Victim

  • Play
  • 8.50 - 11
  • 2-15 & 17-28 Aug 2017

A one-woman show, Victim follows the power struggle between a prison guard and criminal as they come face-to-face with a...   Full listing

Cockroached.

Cockroached

  • Play
  • 7.50 - 9.50
  • 2-13, 15-20 & 22-28 Aug 2017

Nearly everyone is dead and Taylor is alone. Their life was fine until they found an orange coat, a radio...   Full listing

Goody.

Goody

  • Play
  • 8.50 - 11
  • 2-14 & 16-28 Aug 2017

Winner of Les Enfants Terribles Greenwich Partnership Award 2017. 1934, Dustbowl America. Backstage at the travelling circus, we discover the...   Full listing

Great British Mysteries?. Image shows from L to R: Rose Robinson, Will Close.

Great British Mysteries?

  • Sketch show
  • 7.50 - 10
  • 2-13 & 15-28 Aug 2017

Do you like mysteries? Are you the sort of person who says: 'I wonder what that was?'. Then this is...   Full listing

Buzz: A New Musical.

Buzz: A New Musical

  • Music / play
  • 8.50 - 11
  • 2-13 & 15-28 Aug 2017

Winner of the 2016 Eddies Award, the sell-out hit Buzz returns; a hilarious musical journey through the history of the...   Full listing

Creatives.

Creatives

  • Music / play
  • 11 - 14.50
  • 2-14, 16-21 & 23-28 Aug 2017

A dark, comic pop-opera by Irvine Welsh and Don De Grazia. Featuring the original Chicago cast and a wide-ranging original...   Full listing

TUTU: Dance in All Its Glory.

TUTU: Dance in All Its Glory

  • Clown
  • 11 - 14.50
  • 2-8, 10-14, 16-21 & 23-28 Aug 2017

The show is performed by six dancers: The TUTU men, polymorphous artists who struggle with many different interpretations, faces and...   Full listing

Giants: For an Hour. Image shows from L to R: Will Hislop, Barney Fishwick.

Giants: For an Hour

  • Sketch show
  • 9 - 11
  • 2-13 & 15-27 Aug 2017

After a sell-out debut show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe last year, Giants return with their sophomore hour. And boy,...   Full listing

Ken Cheng: Chinese Comedian. Ken Cheng.

Ken Cheng: Chinese Comedian

  • Stand-up
  • 8.50 - 10
  • 2-15 & 17-27 Aug 2017

Cambridge University drop-out and now professional poker player, Ken applies his unique analytical brain to his debut stand-up hour. Ken...   Full listing

Lucy Porter: Choose Your Battles. Lucy Porter.

Lucy Porter: Choose Your Battles

  • Stand-up
  • 11 - 15
  • 2-15, 17-22 & 24-27 Aug 2017

A brand-new, brilliant hour of stand-up from this perennial Fringe favourite. In these combative times, it's easy to be irritated,...   Full listing

Brennan Reece: Everlong.

Brennan Reece: Everlong

  • Stand-up
  • 8.50 - 10
  • 2-27 Aug 2017

Edinburgh Best Newcomer nominee (me) and English Comedian of the Year (also me) returns with a 'powerfully entertaining' (Chortle.co.uk) show...   Full listing

NewsRevue 2017.

NewsRevue 2017

  • Sketch show
  • 13.50 - 17.50
  • 2-14 & 16-28 Aug 2017

Guinness World Record-breaking, Fringe First-winning, Perrier finalist, news-based song and sketch show. In need of a cathartic dose of comic...   Full listing

Sara Pascoe: LadsLadsLads. Sara Pascoe.

Sara Pascoe: LadsLadsLads

  • Stand-up
  • 10 - 13.50
  • 2-27 Aug 2017

Sara is enjoying a year-long, one-woman stag do. From spiritual retreats, city breaks, life drawing classes and football matches -...   Full listing

Sara Schaefer: Little White Box. Sara Schaefer.

Sara Schaefer: Little White Box

  • Stand-up
  • 9.50 - 12.50
  • 2-13 & 15-28 Aug 2017

In her debut show Schaefer employs her vulnerable, whip-smart comedy style to confront her complicated relationship with Jesus, America, and...   Full listing

Stuart Laws Stops. Stuart Laws.

Stuart Laws Stops

  • Stand-up
  • 7 - 9.50
  • 2-15 & 17-27 Aug 2017

Stuart has got fast-paced, hilarious observations and he ain't afraid to say them over the course of an hour. He...   Full listing

AAA Stand-Up. Image shows from L to R: Zahra Barri, Jon Pearson, Harry Stachini.

AAA Stand-Up

  • Stand-up
  • 9 - 11
  • 2-28 Aug 2017

Total sell-out 2005-2016 returns with a brand-new line-up. 'Comedy the way it should be: laugh-a-minute, leaving the audience wishing the...   Full listing

Sisters: White Noise.

Sisters: White Noise

  • Sketch show
  • 7.50 - 9.50
  • 2-27 Aug 2017

Innovative sketch duo Sisters snake Fringe-wards, clutching their debut hour to their breast. 'See them now if you want to...   Full listing

Iain Stirling: U OK Hun? X. Iain Stirling.

Iain Stirling: U OK Hun? X

  • Stand-up
  • 10 - 12
  • 2-27 Aug 2017

Edinburgh's BAFTA-winning comedian returns to the Fringe after a summer narrating ITV2's Love Island and five consecutive sell-out runs. As...   Full listing

Joseph Morpurgo: Hammerhead. Joseph Morpurgo.

Joseph Morpurgo: Hammerhead

  • Character
  • 9 - 12
  • 2-13 & 15-28 Aug 2017

Outlandishly funny multimedia comedy and new voodoo from the mind of the Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and three-time Chortle Award...   Full listing

Colin Cloud: Dare. Colin Cloud.

Colin Cloud: Dare

  • Variety / magic
  • 12 - 15
  • 2-14 & 16-26 Aug 2017

His outrageous stunts on TV and stage have shaken celebrities and audiences to their core. Complete sell-out 2014-16. Dare you?...   Full listing

Ivo Graham: Educated Guess. Ivo Graham.

Ivo Graham: Educated Guess

  • Stand-up
  • 8.50 - 11
  • 2-13 & 15-27 Aug 2017

After an eventful year off (got a new laptop, etc), the boy's back in town with resolutions galore but less...   Full listing

Sean Patton: Number One. Sean Patton.

Sean Patton: Number One

  • Stand-up
  • 7.50 - 10
  • 2-13 & 15-27 Aug 2017

A comedian from the drunken voodoo pirate city of New Orleans, Louisiana. There are many ways to describe Sean onstage,...   Full listing

Lee Nelson: Serious Joker. Simon Brodkin.

Lee Nelson: Serious Joker

  • Stand-up
  • 16.50 - 17.50
  • 2-13 & 17-27 Aug 2017

You've seen him sneaking into places he shouldn't be, now come and see him where he most definitely should be:...   Full listing

Tape Face. Sam Wills.

Tape Face

  • Stand-up
  • 13 - 17
  • 2-14 & 16-27 Aug 2017

The best of Tape Face and more. The multi award-winning show returns to the Fringe for potentially the last time....   Full listing

Terry Alderton: All Crazy Now. Terry Alderton.

Terry Alderton: All Crazy Now

  • Sketch show / character
  • 8.50 - 11
  • 2-13 & 15-27 Aug 2017

This is a brand-new show featuring Johnny Spurling, pole-vaulting chickens, guinea pig diving and maybe... just maybe a dancing bear....   Full listing

The Noise Next Door: 10. Image shows from L to R: Tom Livingstone, Matt Grant, Charlie Granville, Sam Pacelli.

The Noise Next Door: 10

  • Improv
  • 10.50 - 14
  • 2-15 & 17-27 Aug 2017

The smash-hit comedy phenomenon returns for their 10th consecutive Edinburgh Fringe with an astonishing new show. Join the quickest wits...   Full listing

AAA Stand-Up Late. Image shows from L to R: Tony Basnett, Leo Kearse, Dimitri Bakanov.

AAA Stand-Up Late

  • Stand-up
  • 9 - 11
  • 2-28 Aug 2017

Total sell-out 2010-2016 returns with a brand-new line-up. 'Comedy the way it should be: laugh-a-minute, leaving the audience wishing the...   Full listing

Late Night Gimp Fight.

Late Night Gimp Fight

  • Sketch show
  • 11 - 13
  • 3-5, 10-12, 17-19 & 24-26 Aug 2017

The washed-up boy band of sketch comedy are back with their first new show in four years. Now in their...   Full listing

Phil Dunning: The House of Pigs. Phil Dunning.

Phil Dunning: The House of Pigs

  • Character
  • 7 - 9
  • 2-13 & 15-27 Aug 2017

You are cordially invited to The House of Pigs. 'I'd recommend that you have a few drinks beforehand' (EdFringeReview.com). 'Tremendously...   Full listing

The Wrestling.

The Wrestling

  • Variety
  • 20
  • 15 Aug 2017

Clotheslines versus punchlines - the biggest show in the history of Edinburgh is back. 11pm. Pleasance Grand. One night only....   Full listing

Mark Watson: I'm Not Here. Mark Watson.

Mark Watson: I'm Not Here

  • Stand-up
  • 14.50 - 16
  • 24-26 Aug 2017

This show, a high spot of Watson's notorious Edinburgh career, began as a work-in-progress at the Fringe two years ago....   Full listing

Spank!tacular.

Spank!tacular

  • Variety / cabaret
  • 15.50
  • 12, 19 & 26 Aug 2017

Spank's big sister returns with sexier hosts and more awesome comedy and cabaret - don't miss the 'best wild night...   Full listing