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The Mockingbird

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72-74 Newington Road, Edinburgh, EH9 1QN  / 0131 466 2041

  Wifi  Licensed
Open from 11:00 to 03:00
18+ Only

A band new bar and Kitchen at the end of Newington Road and South Clerk Street, with a wide range of drinks available in a friendly cosy and modern atmosphere. Fringe shows happen upstairs right the way through the day, every day of the Fringe. Located around the corner from Summerhall, and close to the Queens Hall the Venue is close to the Fringe action and easy to get to from the Royal Mile.

Shows at The Mockingbird
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A Single Tree THEATRE 
AUG 3-12 at 13:30 (60 min) - Free 
Hoovering Flour Theatre Company’s debut production this year at the Fringe! Once upon a Christmas in a land far, far away Mark and Elizabeth throw a Christmas party which is sure to have a lasting eff...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

Andrew Silverwood is "a Self Absorbed Tw*t" COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 19:45 (60 min) - Free 
"Andrew Silverwood is my favourite name for a debonair Porn Star" - Russell Howard "Another self absorbed twat. Still, Silverwood is very charming." - Great Scott Media, Australia Touring small town...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

Avril's Character Assassination: Everyday Problems COMEDY 
AUG 17-27 at 17:15 (60 min) - Free 
Avril's Character Assassination: Everyday Problems, is a quirky look at how we cope with everyday life, sometimes what we treat as trivial is more important than we realise. As Avril delves into the e...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

Boys & Girls COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 22:15 (60 min) - Free 
'Men are from Earth. Women are from Earth. Deal with it' (George Carlin). Original sketch comedy about the different relationships between boys and girls... 'Genuinely ingenious and very funny' (AY...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

Clonely THEATRE 
AUG 4-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 14:45 (60 min) - Free 
Clonely is a sci-fi adventure in existential crisis, a blend of bullshit arthouse theatre with nonsense games and DIY props. Expect lo-fi dream sequences, an awkward five-minute docking scene, and rap...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

Coates and Cooper presents KIDNAP COMEDY 
AUG 13-27 at 13:30 (60 min) - Free 
Coates and Cooper have 60 minutes fully clothed to find the comedy in a "kidnap". A mix between theatre and sketch comedy, this pair plan to uncover the secrets of Narrowchappel both on screen and liv...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

Consignia's Panopticon COMEDY 
AUG 8-15 at 23:30 (60 min) - Free 
‘Panopticon’ is the institutional building designed by the English philosopher and social theorist Jeremy Bentham in the late 18th century. It is also the name of this show from Consignia. Consignia a...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

Harri Soinila's a Big Finnish COMEDY 
AUG 3-4, 6 at 23:30 (60 min) - Free 
The only Edinburgh Festival Fringe show from Finland this year is about aging in a world that won't stay the same, being Finnish, not being Scottish and, obviously, dogs. Harri Soinila was a Laugh F...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

Improv Therapy COMEDY 
AUG 5, 7 at 23:30 (60 min) - Free 
All the way from Rollins College in Florida, seven improvisers have come to help you fix your problems and face your fears with the all-new Improv Therapy! Designed specifically for performance at the...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

Komödie Distillery COMEDY 
AUG 3-16 at 17:15 (60 min) - Free 
Four of the hottest up and coming acts from the London scene come together for a comedy compilation show to make you chortle. Featuring a diverse group of comedy voices, these acts will set you aligh...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

More Equal Than Others COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 21:00 (45 min) - Free 
Is this Romanian guy supposed to be the future of stand-up comedy? Bold, brash and a total smartass, Victor Pătrăşcan wings it in this stand up comedy one-man show and tries to get away with it....
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

Teasing the Funny Bone: A Seminar (For Professionals, Amateurs and anything in between) COMEDY 
AUG 3-15, 17-27 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
The Bad Clowns present the first ಫprofessionalಬ seminar on how to rise to the dizzying heights of fame in comedy. Join our three hosts as they clumsily stumble their way through a corpora...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

The Burning Gadulka THEATRE 
AUG 4-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-26 at 18:30 (60 min) - Free 
Following a series of failures at music festivals, a Bulgarian musician faces a midlife crisis. Is his lifelong love affair with his instrument – the gadulka, about to be challenged by the arrival of ...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

The Guardians of Imperfection COMEDY 
AUG 16-27 at 23:30 (60 min) - Free 
Handicap, schmanicap. People with a disability are certainly not always weak, victims and they can speak for themselves. Maybe they can even be heroes.Two Dutch comedians, Marijn and Sem, will take yo...
The Mockingbird / Upstairs 

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