Venue 61: Underbelly, Cowgate

Underbelly.

Shows at this venue

Sunshine.

Sunshine

  • Play / clown
  • 9 - 10
  • 1-11 & 13-25 Aug 2019

Don't forget to bring a towel! Award-winning Children's Theatre Company Stickyback present a 5 star comedy for all the family....   Full listing

Dream Machine.

Dream Machine

  • Play
  • 10 - 11
  • 12-18 Aug 2019

This year's hottest product has just hit the city. Slap this little device on your forehead and the Dream Machine...   Full listing

Harry Baker: I Am 10,000. Harry Baker.

Harry Baker: I Am 10,000

  • Stand-up / poetry
  • 10 - 11
  • 1-24 Aug 2019

Mathematician-turned-World-Slam-Champion Harry Baker turns 10, 000 days old, celebrating numbers, words and life itself. From winning his school's Battle of...   Full listing

Fix Us.

Fix Us

  • Play
  • 10 - 11
  • 1-11 & 13-25 Aug 2019

'Be strong. Keep your head up. Knock 'em dead.' Lee has autism, Zara has CHARGE syndrome and Kirsty has Cerebral...   Full listing

Final Cut. Image shows from L to R: John Tothill, James Coward.

Final Cut

  • Multimedia / character
  • 9 - 10
  • 1-11 & 13-25 Aug 2019

Sir Trevor Brierly - writer, director, occasional cat-sitter - was many things to many people. To his colleagues Michaelmas Crouch...   Full listing

F. Off.

F. Off

  • Play
  • 11 - 12
  • 2-11 & 13-25 Aug 2019

F. Off. As the extremes of social media kick up an unsettling and unsavoury stink, Evening Standard 'One to Watch'...   Full listing

Art Heist.

Art Heist

  • Play
  • 11 - 12
  • 1-13 & 15-25 Aug 2019

Three thieves break into the same gallery on the same night. They're all intent on stealing the same extremely valuable...   Full listing

Before 30. Thomas Willshire.

Before 30

  • Play
  • 10 - 11
  • 1-12 & 14-25 Aug 2019

Before 30 follows Chris, a Deliveroo driver trying to make his way in the world. His previous struggles with depression...   Full listing

Monsoon Season.

Monsoon Season

  • Play
  • 10 - 11
  • 1-11, 13-18 & 20-25 Aug 2019

A brutally demented romantic comedy. It's monsoon season in Phoenix, and recently separated couple Danny and Julia are spiralling into...   Full listing

Do Our Best. Remy Beasley.

Do Our Best

  • Play
  • 10 - 11
  • 1-11 & 13-25 Aug 2019

Self-obsessed Sephie finds herself back in the sanctuary of the Girl Guides following the death of her Mother. In a...   Full listing

The Wrong Ffion Jones. Ffion Jones.

The Wrong Ffion Jones

  • Play
  • 10 - 11
  • 1-11 & 13-25 Aug 2019

Once famed for coal, copper and steel production, Wales's industry has now ground to a halt. All that's left to...   Full listing

Ticker. Tom Machell.

Ticker

  • Play
  • 10 - 12
  • 1-12 & 14-25 Aug 2019

Ticker follows twenty-something Spencer, a Geordie millennial who is deeply in love with the inestimable Gabi. But Spencer's life is...   Full listing

Four Woke Baes.

Four Woke Baes

  • Play
  • 11.50 - 12.50
  • 1-11 & 13-25 Aug 2019

Multi award-winning US playwright Jonathan Caren's razor-sharp dark comedy follows four friends on a river-rafting stag party that's turned upside...   Full listing

Superstar. Nicola Wren.

Superstar

  • Storytelling
  • 10 - 11
  • 1-11 & 13-25 Aug 2019

From a very young age, Nicola has been determined to prove to her four older siblings, and the world, that...   Full listing

Electric.

Electric

  • Play
  • 9 - 10
  • 1-11 & 13-25 Aug 2019

Baby wipes, glitter and cans at the ready, Joni and Scarlett head off on their respective weekends. From two sides...   Full listing

AAA Stand-Up at Underbelly. Image shows from L to R: Mo Saffaf, Adam Coumas, Elie Kraft.

AAA Stand-Up at Underbelly

  • Stand-up
  • 10 - 12
  • 1-26 Aug 2019

Total sell-out 2005-2018 returns with a brand-new line-up. 'Comedy the way it should be: laugh-a-minute, leaving the audience wishing the...   Full listing

Gobby. Jodie Irvine.

Gobby

  • Play
  • 10 - 11
  • 1-15 Aug 2019

Bri is not who she used to be, so she's revisiting the five parties that changed her. Gobby is a...   Full listing

Bismillah! An ISIS Tragicomedy.

Bismillah! An ISIS Tragicomedy

  • Play / satire
  • 10 - 11
  • 1-11 & 13-25 Aug 2019

Radicalisation, disenfranchisement and the rock band Queen. Dean joined the army, 'Danny' joined ISIS. One's from London; the other, Leeds....   Full listing

Business Casual. Image shows from L to R: Jeremy Elder, Cory Peter Lane, Hunter Saling.

Business Casual

  • Sketch show
  • 9.50 - 10.50
  • 1-11 & 13-25 Aug 2019

Winner: Stamptown Newcomer Award, 2019. Fresh off the grill, Oscar-winning comedy group Business Casual brings their debut show to the...   Full listing

Paul Foot: Baby Strikes Back!. Paul Foot.

Paul Foot: Baby Strikes Back!

  • Stand-up
  • 10.50 - 12.50
  • 1-12 & 14-25 Aug 2019

Paul, now a fully-disqualified swan psychologist, delves deeper to discover the origins of the gay sperms and once again unleashes...   Full listing

Hotter.

Hotter

  • 9 - 10
  • 12-25 Aug 2019

Hello, we're Ell and Mary. We're best friends and ex-girlfriends and we're bored of playing it cool. So this is...   Full listing

Garry Starr Conquers Troy. Damien Warren-Smith.

Garry Starr Conquers Troy

  • Sketch show
  • 11.50 - 12.50
  • 1-11, 13-18 & 20-25 Aug 2019

Having single-handedly saved the performing arts in 2018 with his multi award-winning debut solo show, comic wunderkind Garry Starr delivers...   Full listing

Son of Dyke. Jordan Waller.

Son of Dyke

  • Storytelling
  • 9 - 10
  • 1-11 Aug 2019

Following a sell-out, five-star run at Vault Festival in London, ]f]Son of Dyke is the hilarious true story of a...   Full listing

Sex Shells.

Sex Shells

  • Cabaret / sketch show
  • 10 - 11
  • 1-11 & 13-25 Aug 2019

Fresh from their sell-out Soho Theatre run, London's campest musical sketch comedy threesome is here to flame on your parade!...   Full listing

Two Hearts: The Comeback Tour.

Two Hearts: The Comeback Tour

  • Music / satire
  • 10 - 11
  • 2-11 & 13-25 Aug 2019

Last year... they came to Edinburgh. This year... they've come back. It's a comeback. NZ's most bombastic musical comedy duo...   Full listing

Karam Deo: Table For One. Karam Deo.

Karam Deo: Table For One

  • Music
  • 9 - 10
  • 1-15 Aug 2019

If you've been unlucky in love, nothing makes you feel better about yourself than laughing at someone else. Enter Karam...   Full listing

Totally Plucked. Simon Wright.

Totally Plucked

  • Clown
  • 9 - 10
  • 16-25 Aug 2019

Hello sweetie! Get ready for a new sense of comedy and performance which, together, produce a raw and physically engaging...   Full listing

Danny O'Brien: Reformer. Danny O'Brien.

Danny O'Brien: Reformer

  • 9.50 - 10.50
  • 1-11 & 13-25 Aug 2019

What happens when a touring stand-up comedian can no longer stand up? A food-obsessing cheese lover tries veganism for a...   Full listing

Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff). Carys Eleri.

Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff)

  • Cabaret
  • 11.50 - 12.50
  • 13-18 & 20-25 Aug 2019

An award-winning, one-woman science comedy-musical about the neuroscience of love and loneliness. Combining heartfelt tales of relationship highs, lows and...   Full listing

Karaoke Saved My Life. Scott Swinton.

Karaoke Saved My Life

  • Music
  • 10 - 11
  • 1-11 & 13-25 Aug 2019

Scotty D, a city boy born and raised in South Detroit, will take you on a journey, showing how karaoke...   Full listing

Julia Rorke. Julia Rorke.

Julia Rorke

  • Character
  • 10 - 11
  • 1-12 & 14-24 Aug 2019

Jeneane Morris is here to tell you some shit about life: buckle up. Strap in. Get over it. Bring the...   Full listing

Anxiety Club.

Anxiety Club

  • Improv
  • 9 - 10
  • 16-20 Aug 2019

Hilarious. Mind-blowing. Sassy AF. Welcome to Anxiety Club. Majestic gazelles of improvised comedy - Briony Redman (The Free Association), Charlotte...   Full listing

Spank!.

Spank!

  • Variety
  • 15.50 - 16.50
  • 2-25 Aug 2019

Spank! returns for an incredible 16th 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: Zach Zucker, Viggo Venn.

Stamptown Comedy Night

  • Absurdist / variety
  • 10
  • 8, 15 & 22 Aug 2019

Sold-out run: Melbourne International Comedy Festival (2019). Sold-out run: Edinburgh Fringe (2018). A raunchy, chaotic, and full-on trainwreck, Stamptown Comedy...   Full listing

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

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

  • Clown / absurdist
  • 10
  • 9-10, 16-17 & 23 Aug 2019

Winner: Best Comedy at Adelaide Fringe Weekly Award (2017). Winner: Best Comedy at Brighton Fringe (2016). Following three international tours...   Full listing