Venue 170: The Counting House

Free Festival.

Shows at this venue

Games With James. James Cook.

Games With James

  • Game show
  • Free
  • 1-13 & 15-18 Aug 2019

Award-winning comedian and UK board-gaming champion James Cook invites you to play board games live on stage. Buckaroo, Guess Who,...   Full listing

Angry Boater. Joel Sanders.

Angry Boater

  • Storytelling
  • Free
  • 1-6, 8-13, 15-20 & 22-25 Aug 2019

Comedy the way you like it... up the canal. Now in its fifth year, Joel Sanders returns in his glorious...   Full listing

Charmian Hughes: What-not. Charmian Hughes.

Charmian Hughes: What-not

  • Stand-up / storytelling
  • Free
  • 1-11 & 13-25 Aug 2019

Charmian self-identifies as a what-not, the word for people who don't have a word. Also as an extremely funny comedian...   Full listing

Board Game Smackdown.

Board Game Smackdown

  • Game show / improv
  • Free
  • 1-13, 15-20 & 22-25 Aug 2019

The cult hit of 2018 is back! The funniest Fringe performers play board/card/party games live on stage. Hosted by award-winning...   Full listing

Cool Jokes/Hot Takes.

Cool Jokes/Hot Takes

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 1-12 & 14-24 Aug 2019

Two award-winning comics in one show! We can't tell you who they are... But we can tell you that they're...   Full listing

Best in Class.

Best in Class

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 1-25 Aug 2019

Showcasing underrepresented working-class comedy voices. Sponsored by Spam, chippy teas, waste grounds, hanging around, knock-off trainers, a fella your dad...   Full listing

Borne of Chaos. Eric Lampaert.

Borne of Chaos

  • Storytelling
  • Free
  • 2-25 Aug 2019

From the tomb of the womb to the womb of the tomb. From homeless to Hollywood. This is an honest...   Full listing

Hero Worship. Joel Sanders.

Hero Worship

  • Storytelling
  • Free
  • 1-6, 8-13, 15-20 & 22-25 Aug 2019

If you had a chance to spend time with your idol, would you take it? Joel has hung out with...   Full listing

Yum Yum. Eric Lampaert.

Yum Yum

  • Clown / improv
  • Free
  • 2-25 Aug 2019

After having purged some secrets and shames from his unconscious, Eric now feels so good that all he wants to...   Full listing

Jarred Christmas: A Funny Hour. Jarred Christmas.

Jarred Christmas: A Funny Hour

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 1-11 & 13-24 Aug 2019

Comedy. Comedy. Comedy. Comedy. Comedy. Bit of a story. Comedy. Comedy. Comedy. Comedy. Comedy. Join New Zealand sensation and star...   Full listing

Brown Panther - Ruven Govender. Ruven Govender.

Brown Panther - Ruven Govender

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 1-5, 7-12, 14-19 & 21-25 Aug 2019

Join one of the funniest Indian comedians in Australia for an hour of ethnic-based comedy. Following the success of last...   Full listing

Godley On The Fringe. Janey Godley.

Godley On The Fringe

  • Storytelling
  • Free
  • 1-25 Aug 2019

Godmother of Scottish comedy. Chief Trump annoyer. Back at the Counting House bringing you the best of her 22 years...   Full listing

The Pursuit of Happiness. Dave Chawner.

The Pursuit of Happiness

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 1-25 Aug 2019

Dave is a number-one bestselling author, he has presented for BBC, written for the Guardian, the Telegraph, Metro and Cosmopolitan...   Full listing

BattleActs!.

BattleActs!

  • Improv / sketch show
  • Free
  • 2-4, 6-11, 13-18 & 20-25 Aug 2019

Winners: People's Choice Award, Vault Festival. As heard on BBC Radio 1. A ball-busting compere takes four improvisers to their...   Full listing

Snog Marry Avoid. Kirsty Munro.

Snog Marry Avoid

  • Cabaret
  • Free
  • 1-12, 14-19 & 21-25 Aug 2019

Fancy a snog? Will you marry me? Is the walk of shame avoidable? Kirsty answers all your dating questions with...   Full listing

The Vagabonds of Comedy.
ACID!. Image shows from L to R: Liam Kenrick, Sam Miller, Joe Kent-Walters, Mikey Bligh-Smith.