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Free Festival Shows

Have a look through our selection of shows... we are sure to have something you'll want to see in Edinburgh this August - from children's shows to cabaret; standup comedy to tragic drama. There's something for everyone at the Free Festival!


List Shows: By Name | By Start Time


Listings for 27 August, sorted by Start Time

18:00

Democracy Sucks

Democracy Sucks

Theatre

Democracy Sucks

Theatre

Laughing Horse Online / The Internet - YouTube Streaming
AUG 24-30 at 18:30 (40 min) - FREE YOUTUBE STREAM (Recorded Not Live)

Professor B. has been giving the same crazed lecture to his online class for the entire semester, complete with wine and expletives. It’s the last class of the term, and his job is on the line. Will the dance number and a desperate plea for help save his job? From the same team to deliver the five-star EdFringe hit “Made For Each Other”, & recorded in socially distanced Brooklyn, New York!...


20:00

Nuke It From Orbit: A new comedy sci-fi panel show

Nuke It From Orbit: A new comedy sci-fi panel show

Comedy

Nuke It From Orbit: A new comedy sci-fi panel show

Comedy

Laughing Horse Online / The Internet - Zoom Show
AUG 27 at 20:00 (60 min) - PAY WHAT YOU WANT via Zoom (TICKETED)

‘Nuke it from Orbit’ is a brand new comedy panel show about all things nerdy. From Marvel to DC, Star Wars to Star Trek even via Stargate. It is a show with various games about various thrones. But don’t panic! This is a show not just for the die-hards but also for those who love their comedy. Two teams of top Northern Irish comedians will battle it out to see who is the geekiest of them all! So join them for competition rounds such as ‘Sci-fi NI’, ‘Stun, Marry, Vaporize’ and the rapid fire round ‘#Spoilers.’ The show was created by Brickworks Comedy Club host Peter E Davidson (The Blame Gam...


21:00

Comics Solving Problems

Comics Solving Problems

Comedy

Comics Solving Problems

Comedy

Laughing Horse Online / The Internet - Twitch Streaming
AUG 11, 13, 18, 25, 27 at 21:00 (45 min) - FREE TWITCH STREAM (Unticketed/With Donations)

There are loads of problems in the world. The news is full of them. Our lives are full of them. Comedians Steve N Allen and Erich McElroy are here to (try to) help. Steve (as seen on BBC2’s The Mash Report) and Erich (as seen on Good Morning Britain and Sky News) tackle the issues of the day in this topical comedy show from their spare rooms. ...


22:00

Sexpert - Madame K

Sexpert - Madame K

Comedy

Sexpert - Madame K

Comedy

Laughing Horse Online / The Internet - Twitch Streaming
AUG 7-30 at 22:00 (60 min) - FREE TWITCH STREAM (Unticketed/With Donations)

"There's no such thing as a bad dick, just bad men." Sexpert - Madame K! is 50 minutes of ridiculous, anarchic, and unpredictable clowning. This wild solo comedy show features a beautifully idiotic performer discovering what it means to be a 21st Century Feminist. Strenuously working to improve life for all women, Madame K surrounds herself with Coqs she's rescued, reprogramming them to have better manners, and training them to live up to their full potential. Don't worry, in this performance all Coqs are in cages! ***** EdFringe Review ‘Madame Komondor is doing God's work.' Written and Perfor...