Venue 515: Monkey Barrel


A purpose-built year-round comedy club and bar. Centrally located in Blair St between the Royal Mile and Cowgate at the heart of the Fringe.

Shows at this venue in 2017

Lucy Pearman: Maid of Cabbage.

Lucy Pearman: Maid of Cabbage

  • Clown / storytelling
  • PWYW
  • 12:30pm (50 mins)
  • 3-13 & 16-27 Aug 2017

'Traditionally, unmarried maids were sent into the vegetable garden to choose the perfect cabbage' (Anon). Bonkers storytelling with a heart...   Full listing

Liam Withnail: The Immigration Game. Liam Withnail.

Liam Withnail: The Immigration Game

  • Stand-up
  • PWYW
  • 5:20pm (1 hour)
  • 3-14 & 16-27 Aug 2017

'Fantastic' (Scotsman). 'Slick, fast paced banter' (Skinny). 'Fringe shows you need to see' ( Withnail returns to the Fringe after...   Full listing

Larry Dean: Fandan. Larry Dean.

Larry Dean: Fandan

  • Stand-up / storytelling
  • 5
  • 6:40pm (1 hour)
  • 3-14 & 16-27 Aug 2017

Amused Moose Comedy Award winner and Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Larry Dean returns to Edinburgh with a brand new...   Full listing

Phil Nichol: Your Wrong. Phil Nichol.

Phil Nichol: Your Wrong

  • Stand-up / storytelling
  • PWYW
  • 9pm (1 hour)
  • 3-27 Aug 2017

Trump. Your wrong. Brexit. Your wrong. Facebook. Your wrong. Tinder. Your wrong. Religion. Your wrong. Fashion. Your wrong. Grammar. Your...   Full listing

Phil Kay: Euphoric. Phil Kay.

Phil Kay: Euphoric

  • Storytelling
  • PWYW
  • 9:20pm (1 hour)
  • 10-27 Aug 2017

'A comedian like no other. There's so much humour in the hour it's hard to breathe. This original comedy genius...   Full listing

Phil Nichol: The Asylum. Phil Nichol.

Phil Nichol: The Asylum

  • Cabaret / variety
  • PWYW
  • 11:50pm (180 mins)
  • 3-5, 10-12, 17-19 & 24-26 Aug 2017

The Asylum is a fully immersive three hours of theatrical entertainment with two sets of cabaret followed by DJ Loopy...   Full listing

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Bastard Entry

  • Stand-Up
  • 15
  • 11:55pm (1 hour)
  • 18 Aug 2017

Heroes acts and employees Siiri, Andy Barr and Liam Cook have had a burgulary. They have lost cash, a laptop...   Full listing

Rob Kemp: The Elvis Dead. Rob Kemp. Copyright: Peril Design / Copyright Splash Photography.

Rob Kemp: The Elvis Dead

  • Music
  • PWYW
  • Midnight (1 hour)
  • 3-14, 17-21 & 24-27 Aug 2017

Cult classic horror movie Evil Dead 2 reinterpreted through the songs of Elvis*. Every now and then an idea strikes...   Full listing