Venue: Underbelly, Bristo Square
Ireland’s top comedy hip hop improv team return to the Udderbelly with a full live band for more mind blowing, interactive, word bending lyrical genius. *** * ‘Flight of the Conchords meets 8 Mile’ (Chortle.co.uk).
This year, we will finally decide which place has the best, funniest, or just the most insane comedians as the last battle rages between Aberdeen, Glasgow and The World!
Venue: Just The Tonic at the Caves
Abigoliah Schamaun returns with dirty jokes, a new wardrobe of too-short skirts and a selection of freaky side-show stunts. Everyone will laugh but at least one person will faint. **** (Skinny). **** (ThreeWeeks).
Venue: theSpace on North Bridge
Worldwide conspiracies, bizarre experiments and genetically enhanced freaks of nature! Heretical Productions embark on another epic roller-coaster ride of creative comedy following their ***** hit Darkness Rising. ‘Silly. Imaginative. Hilarious.’ (ThreeWeeks)
Learn stand-up comedy performance on this two-day intensive comedy course. Our tutors are comedians and writers. The course includes a graduation performance in a Fringe show. Further information on the course is available at: http://www.laughinghorsecomedy.co.uk/comedy/courses2day.asp.
Venue: theSpace @ Surgeons Hall
Come shout fantastical, silly ideas that transform into your very own tailored story. Will good beat evil? Will wolf dentists take over the world? Who knows! It's completely improvised! ‘Absolute magic!’ ** * * * (Cream of the Fringe).
Venue: theSpace @ Jury's Inn
Learn improv comedy skills in this fun five-day intensive training course for all levels. Having performed and taught improv for many years our experienced tutors offer a course with optional performance opportunities. Visit www.tbcimprov.co.uk.
Venue: theSpace on the Mile
Scottish group creating witty improvised sketches based on your suggestions. Come shout zany ideas or bring unique items and see them transformed into fabulous scenes! ‘Absolute magic!’ *** ** (Cream of the Fringe, 2012). ***** (Prague.tv, 2012).
A high energy show of Irish music, song and dance. With fiddles, flutes and feet our fantastic dancers and live band promise to deliver an exhilarating dance and music experience. www.absolutelylegless.co.uk
Venue: The Hub
Beckett on Film A rare opportunity to experience the 19 films, shorts and features,from many different filmmakers and actors, of the Beckett on Filmproject produced by Michael Colgan and Alan Moloney. Act Without Words II Directed by Enda Hughes and starring Pat Kinevane and Marcello MagniA Piece of Monologue Directed by Robin Lefevre and starring Stephen Brennan Play Directed by Anthony Minghella and starring Alan Rickman, Kristin Scott Thomas and Juliet Stephenson3.40pm – 4.30pm Saturday 31 AugustThe Hub Tickets £4 per screeningSpecial Offer Buy a ticket for 3 to 6 screenings and save 20% or for 7 to 9 screenings and save 30%! eif.co.uk/beckettonfilm