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The Newsroom

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5 - 11 Leith Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3AT  / 0131 557 5830

Food  Wifi  Licensed  Air Conditioned
Open from 11:00 to 03:00
18+ only

Located on Leith Street, right on the junction with Princes Street and North Bridge, the Newsroom right in the centre of town - a few minutes from the Royal Mile, and close to The Stand, The Waverley Station and the Mound. The shows take place in a stylish basement bar, and is open all day upstairs for drinks, and a wide selection of meals

Shows at The Newsroom
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The Downstairs Bar  

Aatif Nawaz: The Last Laugh COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
After Muslims Do It 5 Times A Day in 2015 and AATIFicial Intelligence in 2016, Aatif Nawaz returns to the Fringe to have The Last Laugh. 'His Intelligent Observations Will Have You Choking With Laug...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

AUG 3-7, 9-14, 16-21, 23-27 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
AMERICANA PSYCHOBABBLE (or, my favorite way to die right now in this room) Created & Performed by Alexandra Tatarsky A delirious anti-narrative of American emptiness and doomsday discoveries -- par...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Bob Blackman's Tray? COMEDY 
AUG 14-19, 21-26 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
The funniest men in Staffordshire encounter local characters old and new. Or do they? 'The funniest men in Staffordshire' (Stoke Sentinel).  ...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Carabet COMEDY 
AUG 3-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Carabet is a light and escapist comedy show coming to Edinburgh fresh from gigs all over Europe. This trio of Gaulier trained performers use clown, physical comedy, improvisation and music to create a...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Comedy with a colour blind dyslexic geordie who has other aliments COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
The alternative stand-up Sean Turner has natural comedic instincts that lead him to areas most comics wouldn’t ever find themselves. Immensely original, fans of Reeves And Mortimer style effervescence...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Generation Hummus COMEDY 
AUG 3-11 at 11:05 (45 min) - Free 
Brilliantly observed jokes and odd stories from a feral comedy mind. Simon Jablonski launches a probing needle into the eye of Generation Hummus — grab a bread stick and dip into his bland new world.&...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

How To Suffer Better COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
After catching her fiancé screwing her friend in a bar bathroom, Celeste reads under a Snapple bottle cap: We can't stop ourselves from suffering, but we can learn how to suffer better. Mystified, she...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

In between COMEDY 
AUG 12-13 at 11:05 (45 min) - Free 
IN BETWEEN: languages, careers, sexual preferences... Lisa presents here her second one woman show. She shares her life contradictions on stage, in English as another weirdness! Lisa is so off the wal...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

James Bennison: How to be a Winner COMEDY 
AUG 3-8, 10-15, 17-22, 24-27 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
James Bennison. Comedian. Winner. Over the years he has won the IYAF Brighton Fringe Stand Up Comedy Award 2015, but more importantly he has won such shows as The Crystal Maze, Knightmare, and Get You...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Kev's Komedy Klub COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
A stand-up comedy bill featuring the stars and creators of the underground festival fringe hit Kev's Komedy Kitchen - Kevin Dewsbury and Will Hutchby. Each show will feature a special guest headline ...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

LoveHard: Murdered by Murder COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
1934. Devon. Six old friends. Exposition. A small get-together at the household of Lord and Lady Titan, Drenchblood Heights. Reason: A Murder Mystery Party. It promises to be the night of their lives....
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Nasty Women on the Fringe! - Sajeela Kershi & Guests CABARET 
AUG 3-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
Did you support the #WomensMarch? The only place to March at this years festival is down to this female led show! With an array of talented award winning/critically acclaimed guests who are the 'nasti...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

Sensitive Bricks and The Cement of Time COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
Six award-winning clowns, characters, and comedians all show off, separately. But which ones shared a womb? Featuring Julia Masli, Luke Rollason, Christian Brighty, Louise Reay, and The Duncan Brother...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

The Idiot's Guide to Kink COMEDY 
AUG 3-12 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
Want to spice up your love life? Not sure what ‘S&M’ stands for? Fifty Shades of Grey made you angry and confused? Never fear! Ros Ballinger is here to guide you through the strange, wonderful world o...
The Newsroom / The Downstairs Bar  

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