Venue 61: Underbelly, Cowgate

Shows at this venue in 2018

Balloonatics. Chris Henry.

Balloonatics

  • 9 - 10
  • 2-14, 18-19 & 25-26 Aug 2018

[l]Balloonatics is the award-nominated, world-travelled family comedy show for anyone crazy about balloons! Scottish comedian Chris Henry guarantees a chaos-filled,...   Full listing

Just William's Luck.

Just William's Luck

  • Play
  • 9 - 10
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

The invincible William Brown considers he is 'jolly well equal' to solving most of life's trickier problems, although devising a...   Full listing

Ouroboros. Charlotte Fox.

Ouroboros

  • Clown
  • 10 - 11
  • 2-14 Aug 2018

Narcissism. Ego. Superficiality. Social media. Obsession. Viciously funny and darkly comic. Fox portrays a conveyer belt of hyper-functional characters, combining...   Full listing

It's Not Cute Anymore.

It's Not Cute Anymore

  • Play
  • 9 - 10
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

Giving up on your dreams isn't always the worst thing in the world... This fresh and vulgar comedy blurs the...   Full listing

The Cat's Mother.

The Cat's Mother

  • Play
  • 9 - 10
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

Sinead arrives at her sister, Ciara's, flat in London with a major surprise in store. Over the long weekend, they...   Full listing

Camp Be Yourself.

Camp Be Yourself

  • Play
  • 9 - 10
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

A surreal and anarchic two-woman comedy packed with glitter, bug juice and desperation. Close your eyes. We're not in Scotland...   Full listing

Speechless.

Speechless

  • Sketch show
  • 9 - 10
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

Experimental multimedia sketch show from Cambridge Footlights regulars for the fake news era. Set in a world where all comedic...   Full listing

Lola and Jo: Focus Groupies.

Lola and Jo: Focus Groupies

  • Sketch show
  • 6.50 - 10
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

Character comedians Lola and Jo (**** (List)) are pretty certain they have a revolutionary show on their hands. To double...   Full listing

Paul Williams: Santa Fe. Paul Williams.

Paul Williams: Santa Fe

  • Music / stand-up
  • 9 - 10
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2018

Best Newcomer nominee, Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2018. Cast your mind to a magical place called Santa Fe. Now snap...   Full listing

Pickle Jar. Maddie Rice.

Pickle Jar

  • Play
  • 10 - 11
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2018

It's hard keeping it together when your whole life is falling apart. But the pressures of teaching, Tinder and outrageous...   Full listing

Big Shop. Image shows from L to R: John Tothill, Eve Delaney.

Big Shop

  • Sketch show
  • 9 - 10
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

It's time for the Big Shop, not to be confused with your 'bits shop' (which you might do at the...   Full listing

Viggo Venn: Pepito. Viggo Venn.

Viggo Venn: Pepito

  • Clown
  • 10 - 11
  • 2-14 Aug 2018

Nominee: Best Comedy Award - Fringe World 2018. Nominee: Best Comedy Award - Brighton Fringe 2017. After full runs at...   Full listing

Zach Zucker: Human Person. Zach Zucker.

Zach Zucker: Human Person

  • Clown
  • 10 - 11
  • 15-26 Aug 2018

Winner: Rising Star Award (TheMediaEye.com). Fresh off sold out shows in New York, London and LA, award-winning, absurdist comedian Zach...   Full listing

Graham Dickson: Timber. Graham Dickson.

Graham Dickson: Timber

  • Character
  • 10.50 - 11.50
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2018

Hollywood has fallen. In a golden land once filled with promise, what happened when the cameras stopped rolling? When the...   Full listing

dressed..

dressed.

  • Play
  • 10 - 11
  • 2-13 & 15-26 Aug 2018

Told with a tender intimacy, dressed is a true story told by four women who have been friends since school....   Full listing

AAA Stand-Up at Underbelly. Image shows from L to R: Jack Evans, James Allen, Stanley Brooks.

AAA Stand-Up at Underbelly

  • Stand-up
  • 10 - 11.50
  • 2-26 Aug 2018

Total sell-out 2005-2017 returns with a brand new line-up. 'Comedy the way it should be: laugh-a-minute, leaving the audience wishing...   Full listing

Paul Foot: Image Conscious. Paul Foot.

Paul Foot: Image Conscious

  • Stand-up
  • 10.50 - 12.50
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

Greetings! It's my brand-new show, baybayyy! Ever considered the unique predicament of the soft-shell crab? I have. What about the...   Full listing

Lead Pencil.
Steen Raskopoulos: Stay. Steen Raskopoulos.

Steen Raskopoulos: Stay

  • Sketch show / improv
  • 11.50 - 12.50
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

The electrifying new show from the gifted character comedian and improviser. Nominated for both the prestigious Barry Award and Edinburgh...   Full listing

Wolf. Lewis Doherty.

Wolf

  • Character / play
  • 10 - 11
  • 2-12, 14-19 & 21-26 Aug 2018

A one-man medley of action, comedy, characters and a car chase: Lewis Doherty presents Wolf. Welcome to Shadow City -...   Full listing

Garry Starr Performs Everything. Damien Warren-Smith.

Garry Starr Performs Everything

  • Clown
  • 10 - 11
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

Disgraced actor Garry Starr is going it alone. Following his dismissal from the Royal Shakespeare Company due to "artistic differences",...   Full listing

Sex Shells.

Sex Shells

  • Cabaret
  • 10 - 11
  • 2-26 Aug 2018

London's campest musical sketch comedy quartet is here to flame on your parade! Sex Shells is an explosion of original...   Full listing

Onstage Dating. Bron Batten.

Onstage Dating

  • Play
  • 10 - 11
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

Bron is going on first dates. Live onstage. Featuring a different person each night, this hilarious and award-winning show has...   Full listing

Seen and Heard.

Seen and Heard

  • 9 - 10
  • 2-14 & 16-26 Aug 2018

Winner: Best Cabaret, Melbourne Fringe 2017. A stunning showcase of song, circus, dance, striptease and vaudeville, combined with the confessional...   Full listing

Hot Gay Time Machine.

Hot Gay Time Machine

  • Cabaret
  • 10 - 11
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

After their multi award-winning debut at last year's Edinburgh Fringe, the hot gays are back. Bursting with 'hilarious original musical...   Full listing

Danny O'Brien: Lock-In. Danny O'Brien.

Danny O'Brien: Lock-In

  • Stand-up / storytelling
  • 9.50 - 10.50
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

Award-winning Irish comedian Danny O'Brien went to prison. Three times to perform. Once again by accident. He's performed relentlessly worldwide...   Full listing

The Story Beast: This Is Bardcore. John Henry Falle.

The Story Beast: This Is Bardcore

  • Storytelling
  • 10 - 11
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

Comedy. Ritual. Absolute bangers. Back in this dimension by popular demand, the Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominated Story Beast...   Full listing

Werewolf: Live. Jon Gracey.

Werewolf: Live

  • Game show
  • 9 - 10
  • 2-5, 7-12, 14-20 & 22-26 Aug 2018

Come onstage and fight for your life, hunt down the werewolves or laugh from the audience in this immersive comedy...   Full listing

Karaoke Saved My Life.

Karaoke Saved My Life

  • Cabaret
  • 10 - 11
  • 2-12 & 14-26 Aug 2018

Did you know that all life problems can be solved through karaoke? Join this immersive interactive experience and sing your...   Full listing

Spank!.

Spank!

  • Variety
  • 13.50 - 15.50
  • 3-26 Aug 2018

Spank! returns for an incredible 15th year with hilarious hosts, awesome comedians and gratuitous nudity. Showcasing the most exciting comedy...   Full listing

Stamptown Comedy Night. Image shows from L to R: Viggo Venn, Zach Zucker.

Stamptown Comedy Night

  • Variety
  • 8
  • 9, 16 & 23 Aug 2018

A raunchy, chaotic and full-on Fringe experience, Stamptown Comedy Night is a late-night variety show featuring the best comedy and...   Full listing

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop. Image shows from L to R: Viggo Venn, Zach Zucker.

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

  • Clown
  • 10
  • 10-12 & 17-18 Aug 2018

Winner: Best Comedy Brighton Fringe (2016). Winner: Best Comedy Adelaide Fringe Weekly Award (2017). After back-to-back sold out runs at...   Full listing