Comedy

Lycett’s Edinburgh Bee

Lycett’s Edinburgh Bee

Scottish dates for Joe Lycett tour

Joe Lycett, fresh from his latest spell hosting The Great British Sewing Bee, has announced a major UK tour for 2022, which will arrive at the Playhouse in March.

June 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
Partridge’s Stratagem

Partridge’s Stratagem

Stratagem with Alan Partridge for Playhouse

The Edinburgh Playhouse is the only non-arena venue planned for Steve Coogan’s 14-venue tour of Stratagem with Alan Partridge Live, which will arrive in town on Thursday May 27, 2022 for one night only.

May 28, 2021 | By | Reply More
CS Comedy Support Claim

CS Comedy Support Claim

Creative Scotland claims “We do support comedy as an art form”:

Creative Scotland has released a series of tweets defending its support for comedy in Scotland, saying it comes through support for venues, bridging bursaries and its Open Fund.

July 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
7,000 tune in to Stand

7,000 tune in to Stand

First Saturday Night Live from The Stand a hit:

Almost 7,000 people tuned in live to watch the Edinburgh Stand comedy club’s first ever Saturday Night Live streaming event on Youtube.

March 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
Comedy keeps Standing

Comedy keeps Standing

The Stand to stream Saturday Night Live free

Edinburgh’s Stand has announced it is to live stream its Saturday Night Live show, this Saturday 21 March 2020. The stream will be free, with donations welcome.

March 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
Comic Turns up at Playhouse

Comic Turns up at Playhouse

Tix on sale for Manford, Dolls, Kay and Ramseys.

Tickets have gone on general sale today, Friday 28 February 2020, for four new comedy dates at the Edinburgh Playhouse, with further dates in Glasgow.

February 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Carr drives in to Edinburgh

Carr drives in to Edinburgh

Alan Carr’s Not Again, Alan! for Playhouse

Comedian Alan Carr will play the Edinburgh Playhouse and Glasgow King’s this September 2020 with his new show Not Again, Alan! as part of his first live stand-up in four years.

January 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Playhouse Comedy update

Playhouse Comedy update

Howard brings RESPITE; Mrs Brown adds date:

Russell Howard has announced he is to bring his Respite stand-up world tour to the Edinburgh Playhouse in August 2020, with tickets on sale 10am, Friday 20 December 2019.

December 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Craig Ferguson sets EdFringe Playhouse gig

Craig Ferguson sets EdFringe Playhouse gig

Comedian returns to EdFringe:

Craig Ferguson is to perform Hobo Fabulous, his first UK stand-up show for 25 years at the Playhouse during EdFringe 2019.

April 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Eddie Izzard for Festival Theatre

Eddie Izzard for Festival Theatre

Wunderbar Edinburgh dates in October 2019

Eddie Izzard is to play the Edinburgh Festival Theatre in October 2019 as part of the UK leg of his international Wunderbar tour.

November 26, 2018 | By | Reply More