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The Place

Fringe Venue 532 - Click here for map

34-38 York Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3HU  / 0131 556 7575

Food  Wifi  Licensed
Open from 11:00 to 23:30
All ages until 6pm, then 18+ only

The Place is a boutique hotel and bar, with a new heated outside terrace - It's the perfect place for a quick lunch, afternoon tea or stylish evening BBQs complete with big screen sports - with a full range of beers, wines and spirits, and free shows all day.

Shows at The Place
List Shows: By Room and Name | By Start Time
Shows sorted by Venue Room
The Baird 

Bill Dewar 5025 COMEDY 
AUG 10-26 at 20:00 (60 min) - Free 
Recently having turned 50 and having spent 25 years doing stand up comedy, Bill’s new show is all about contrast and change; then and now, here and there, you and me.....join him as he looks back, for...
The Place / The Baird 

Clif Knight Sucks! COMEDY 
AUG 3-9 at 12:30 (60 min) - Free 
Clif Knight Sucks! It's plastered on walls and blasted through speakers. Stickers in dingy bathrooms make the condemning accusation. Standup and music mashed together to form a big ridiculous producti...
The Place / The Baird 

Death Ray Cabaret COMEDY 
AUG 2-14 at 22:30 (60 min) - Free 
After performing to sold out crowds in Toronto, Death Ray Cabaret returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with more fast-paced songs and break-neck banter. Silly, dark and delightful, come celebrate human li...
The Place / The Baird 

DF Comedy Jam CABARET 
AUG 17-26 at 16:15 (60 min) - Free 
Keep mixing up your Judi Dench with your Jeffrey Dahmer? Your Tupac Shakur with your Taylor Swift? Well then we've got the show for you! Join Dave Fensome (“Engaging and energetic. A must see" - Lates...
The Place / The Baird 

Dream On COMEDY 
AUG 2-9 at 20:00 (60 min) - Free 
Kirsty Munro "Comedy Cashback Competition Winner", "Fantastically Funny" Arts In Magazine, stars in "Dream On", a comedy show about what not to do when the love of your life just doesn't fancy you. Fe...
The Place / The Baird 

Funny-Dubz COMEDY 
AUG 2-26 at 21:15 (60 min) - Free 
With a diverse combination of Yellow Comedian of the Year Finalist, o2 indigo host and, BAME and LGBTQ comedy, this stand up trio has appeal for everyone. With their mix of observational, deadpan and ...
The Place / The Baird 

Getting Higher COMEDY 
AUG 2-16 at 13:45 (60 min) - Free 
Hannah quit being a comedian in 2013 when she stopped believing in herself (despite being 'very funny'). Frustrated and without a creative outlet, she fell into a corporate job and a cycle of reckless...
The Place / The Baird 

Keara Murphy: Furious! ~ #MeToo Time's Up! NO BAWBAGGERY ALLOWED! COMEDY 
AUG 2-26 at 17:30 (60 min) - Free 
TWICE CHOSEN FOR BBC RADIO 4 "Pick of the Week" CHRISTMAS CRACKERS "Best of BBC Radio for Christmas Day" "Her motormouth delivery makes Ben Elton look like Stephen Hawking" CHORTLE "Comic genius! S...
The Place / The Baird 

AUG 2-12, 14-19 at 15:00 (60 min) - Free 
"Unbeatable comedic timing" - DST First Night ★★★★½ "KEITH. is shaking up the status quo with a mirth that is hard to match" - Palatinate ★★★★ After br...
The Place / The Baird 

Laughing Horse FREE Comedy Selection COMEDY 
AUG 20-26 at 15:00 (60 min) - Free 
See the very best comedians from across the Fringe, alongside hot new talent and Fringe newcomers, with a different comedy line-up at each show, every day, as Laughing Horse's Comedy Selection returns...
The Place / The Baird 

Lemons COMEDY 
AUG 10-26 at 12:30 (60 min) - Free 
Doctor Klevemark is not a real doctor, but she believes in the power of positive thinking, like all people should. She is a perma-positive life coach who isn't going to let her own depression stop her...
The Place / The Baird 

Odd Two Out COMEDY 
AUG 17-26 at 13:45 (60 min) - Free 
This show is for anyone on the outside looking in, wondering how, what, where, when, why and... what was the question anyway? In this hour of refreshing stand-up, Matt ('A West country Emo Philips for...
The Place / The Baird 

One of Them One of Us, COMEDY 
AUG 2-11 at 23:45 (60 min) - Free 
Daniel Louis Vezza, international traveling Comedian talks about living between Berlin and New York, Family, Stress, Sex, and the downfalls of mild drug use. Originally from America, Daniel is now a ...
The Place / The Baird 

Sabrina Chap: How to Be a Bad Girl CABARET 
AUG 15-26 at 22:30 (60 min) - Free 
'How to Be a Bad Girl' chronicles this former classical pianist's delightful descent into the world of smut, booze and burlesque. Based on Chap's signature tune, which has become a stalwart in the bur...
The Place / The Baird 

Self-Defence for Cowards COMEDY 
AUG 2-26 at 18:45 (60 min) - Free 
Toronto Sketch Comedy Fest favourite and alumnus of the legendary Second City, Kevin Matviw invites you to join him on a very special night of absurd, break-neck comedy that explores everything from w...
The Place / The Baird 

Will Penswick: Dank Verse COMEDY 
AUG 2-16 at 16:15 (60 min) - Free 
He’s the world’s worst poet...and he doesn't know it. Sex, death, Christianity, Tim Henman, pigeons, divorce, Nazism, casseroles; no topic is too out there for Will Penswick. Brought to you by one of...
The Place / The Baird 

Wishful Drinking COMEDY 
AUG 17-26 at 23:45 (60 min) - Free 
3 different comics. 3 different wishes. 3 different drinkers. A standup comedy showcase for anyone who has ever sat in a pub having a drink and a laugh with their mates. The three acts, who also happ...
The Place / The Baird 

AUG 12-16 at 23:45 (30 min) - Free 
“Zoe. Get me God on line 1. And while you’re at it, bend the space time continuum, I’m going to be late for my Nobu lunch with Terry Wogan”. Thirty something year old Zoe has been having anxiety drea...
The Place / The Baird 

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