Venue 85: City Café

Free Festival.

Shows at this venue

Snack Chat.

Snack Chat

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 1-12 & 14-25 Aug 2019

Snack Chat - Start your day with a taste of the Fringe's finest comedians and a free yummy snack bar....   Full listing

Freshly Squeezed Comedy.

Freshly Squeezed Comedy

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

Your first stand-up show of the day, serendipitously happening within the best breakfast joint in Edinburgh! Grab a coffee and...   Full listing

Lee Kyle - ConQuest. Lee Kyle.

Lee Kyle - ConQuest

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 1-13 & 16-25 Aug 2019

Lee didn't have a show this year, he was worried he was going to have to start knowing about politics...   Full listing

Conor Drum: Solo. Conor Drum.

Conor Drum: Solo

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

A show about growing up and becoming a man. As his parents prepare to Airbnb his old bedroom, Conor rediscovers...   Full listing

SHTF - Stuff Hits The Fan. Michael Hughes.

SHTF - Stuff Hits The Fan

  • Character
  • Free
  • 14-18 Aug 2019

We live in challenging times. Climate change. Pandemics. Brexit. But do not despair. Alpha Wolf - Britain's leading survivalist -...   Full listing

Goodbye Charles - Free.

Goodbye Charles - Free

  • Play
  • Free
  • 19-25 Aug 2019

'I ate the divorce papers, Charles. I ate them with ketchup... and they were good. Gooood!' 8 Minute Dirge presents...   Full listing

Will Mars: Phoenix.

Will Mars: Phoenix

  • Stand-up
  • PWYW
  • 1-12 & 14-25 Aug 2019

Brilliantly self-deprecating stand-up, Will Mars, is fast making a name for himself as a down-at-heel yet lovable international star. As...   Full listing

Sarah Lee: Half A Man. Sarah Lee.

Sarah Lee: Half A Man

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 1-12 & 14-25 Aug 2019

A half-hour from half a man (her father was a man). Join this loveable, grown-up tomboy for her punchy and...   Full listing

Matt Stellingwerf: Sisyphus. Matt Stellingwerf.

Matt Stellingwerf: Sisyphus

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 31 Jul; 1-26 Aug 2019

As punishment for his self-aggrandising craftiness and deceitfulness, Sisyphus was forced to roll an immense boulder up a hill only...   Full listing

Cordelia and Dimple: Buffet.

Cordelia and Dimple: Buffet

  • Stand-up / storytelling
  • Free
  • 1-13 Aug 2019

Dimple's biggest fear? Looking down from heaven (post-murder) to watch her religiously vegan parents learn that the contents of her...   Full listing

Jane Hill: All I Want. Jane Hill.

Jane Hill: All I Want

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 14-25 Aug 2019

I'm 55. I thought I'd have everything I wanted by now. Unfortunately I still don't know what that is. Like...   Full listing

Stand-Up Nomad: Backpacking Comedy.

Stand-Up Nomad: Backpacking Comedy

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

Backpackers and travelling comedians have a similar lifestyle: exploring new cultures, travelling light and relying on booze to socialise. This...   Full listing

Traitor. Victor Patrascan.

Traitor

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

Hello. I am Romanian. Don't worry. It's a new concept for me being Romanian, because when I was back home...   Full listing

Cool Story Bro. Trev Tokabi.

Cool Story Bro

  • Stand-up / storytelling
  • Free
  • 1-13 & 15-25 Aug 2019

Childhood memories can sometimes be blurry but you never forget your first school trip, especially when it turns into a...   Full listing

Tone Death.

Tone Death

  • Music
  • Free
  • 1-14 Aug 2019

A Canadian folk ballad duo bring their own sassy and offbeat brand of comedy to Edinburgh. They talk and sing...   Full listing

Bad Boys. Image shows from L to R: Chelsea Birkby, Jamie D'Souza.

Bad Boys

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

Jamie 'an engaging presence' D'Souza and Chelsea 'good gags' Birkby (Chortle.co.uk) are two of the baddest boys to come out...   Full listing

Comedy Village.

Comedy Village

  • Free
  • 1-25 Aug 2019

Montreal, Canada's premiere stand-up comedy show for tourists visiting Edinburgh. Roles reversed, these Canadian comedians have travelled a long way...   Full listing